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Show HN: +300 Background Gradient Inspiration https://www.eggradients.com/

The need for tooling and the need for mastering your tools http://muratbuffalo.blogspot.com/2018/03/master-your-tools.html

Storyboarder: free, cross-platform storyboard tool https://wonderunit.com/storyboarder/

Uber will not re-apply for self-driving car permit in California https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/27/uber-will-not-reapply-for-self-driving-car-permit-in-california/

Show HN: Launched my first app where people hum songs for others to guess https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.depomo.humminz

Charles Proxy now available on iOS https://www.charlesproxy.com/documentation/ios/

Japanese Wine Meets Big Data https://www.nippon.com/en/features/c04602/

The Oforth Programming Language http://www.oforth.com

Thinking Machines: Art and Design in the Computer Age, 1959–1989 https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/3863?locale=en

Show HN: HN Domain Leaderboard https://hnleaderboard.com/?

It’s about what broke, not who broke it https://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/03/27/whowhat/

GiveCampus (YC S15) hiring engineers to advance educational fundraising https://www.givecampus.com/careers#engineering

Palantir worked with Cambridge Analytica on the Facebook data it acquired https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/27/palantir-worked-with-cambridge-analytica-on-the-facebook-data-whistleblower.html

Windows 7 patch for Meltdown enabled arbitrary reads and writes in kernel memory http://blog.frizk.net/2018/03/total-meltdown.html?m=1

Waymo teams up with Jaguar to intro a new, premium self-driving car https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/27/waymo-teams-up-with-jaguar-to-intro-a-new-premium-self-driving-car/

Show HN: Hotspot 3D – Compare Phones with WebGL https://www.hotspot3d.com/

NYT reporter: “81% ICOs were scams” https://twitter.com/nathanielpopper/status/978323730551078912

Fast, Safe, and Complete(ish) Web Service in Rust https://brandur.org/rust-web

Virtual embodiment challenges our understanding of who and what we are https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/04/02/are-we-already-living-in-virtual-reality/amp

With Musical Cryptography, Composers Can Hide Messages in Their Melodies https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/musical-cryptography-codes

Facebook Container Extension: Take control of how you’re being tracked https://blog.mozilla.org/firefox/facebook-container-extension/

Opentrons raises $10M for scientists to automate lab experiments with robotics https://venturebeat.com/2018/03/27/opentrons-raises-10-million-for-scientists-to-automate-lab-experiments-with-robotics/

Three users sue Facebook over collection of call and text history https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/27/three-facebook-users-sue-over-collection-of-call-and-text-history.html

State of Clojure Survey 2018 Analysis https://danielcompton.net/2018/03/28/clojure-survey-2018

Learning to write programs that generate images https://deepmind.com/blog/learning-to-generate-images/

NASA reveals delay for Hubble successor https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-03863-5

The original pitch for Diablo (1994) [pdf] http://www.graybeardgames.com/download/diablo_pitch.pdf

Caught between two seas: India’s resilient ‘ghost town’ http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180326-caught-between-two-seas-indias-resilient-ghost-town

Several Apple Services are Experiencing Outages https://www.apple.com/support/systemstatus/

Snapchat is building the same kind of API that just got Facebook into trouble https://www.recode.net/2018/3/27/17170552/snapchat-api-data-sharing-facebook

People are downloading their Facebook data and the results are terrifying http://www.businessinsider.com/people-are-sharing-their-terrifying-downloaded-facebook-data-2018-3

Show HN: Develop an MVP at 1/10 the cost https://airdev.co/prototype-development

Show HN: Fubook – license your data for a fee to platforms that want it free Http://fuckyoubook.com

Facebook Container Plugin from Mozilla Isolates Your Facebook Identity https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2018/03/27/facebook-container-add-on/

Facebook board member Peter Thiel helped fund Cambridge Analytica’s work https://mashable.com/2018/03/22/facebook-peter-thiel-cambridge-analytica/

Vintage Cassettes: 1963-2010 http://vintagecassettes.com/

Monero Is Less Untraceable Than It Seems https://www.wired.com/story/monero-privacy/

Multiple Android apps use combined permissions to siphon personal data https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2018/03/vb2016-paper-wild-android-collusions/

Lax regulation made it cheaper for China to outsource pork production to the US https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/why-is-china-treating-north-carolina-like-the-developing-world-w517973

Announcing the Second Edition of “Refactoring” https://martinfowler.com/articles/201803-refactoring-2nd-ed.html

What Are ’Data Brokers,’ and Why Are They Scooping Up Information About You? https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/bjpx3w/what-are-data-brokers-and-how-to-stop-my-private-data-collection

If you’ve got it, flaw-nt it: flawed medieval manuscripts http://blogs.bl.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2018/03/if-youve-got-it-flaw-nt-it.html

Inquiry finds FBI sued Apple to unlock phone without considering all options https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/27/inquiry-finds-fbi-sued-apple-to-unlock-phone-without-considering-all-options/

Redux Commander – Simple, declarative side effect bindings for Redux https://github.com/colbydehart/redux-commander

Free Book: Python Data Science Essentials – Second Edition https://www.packtpub.com/packt/offers/free-learning

Facebook’s Zuckerberg will not appear before British MPs http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43554135

Intel CPUs Vulnerable to New ’BranchScope’ Attack – SecurityWeek.Com https://www.securityweek.com/intel-cpus-vulnerable-new-branchscope-attack

GIMP 2.10.0 Release Candidate 1 Released https://www.gimp.org/news/2018/03/26/gimp-2-10-0-rc1-released/

Non-Disclosures, Non-Competes, No Way? https://www.ctothink.com/episodes/2018-03-27-15.html

Jaywalkers Under Surveillance in China Will Soon Be Punished via Text Messages http://www.scmp.com/tech/china-tech/article/2138960/jaywalkers-under-surveillance-shenzhen-soon-be-punished-text

Time to Give Up on Identity Politics: It’s Dragging the Progressive Agenda Down https://www.salon.com/2017/09/02/time-to-give-up-on-identity-politics-its-dragging-the-progressive-agenda-down/

Why it’s a bad idea to break the rules, even if it’s for a good cause https://80000hours.org/2018/03/stefan-schubert-considering-considerateness/

You might be in a medical experiment and not even know it https://aeon.co/ideas/you-might-be-in-a-medical-experiment-and-not-even-know-it

Apple V. FBI: Battle Over iPhone Reveals Bureau Mistakes http://fortune.com/2018/03/27/fbi-apple-iphone-encryption-san-bernardino/

EFF Asks Federal Circuit Not to Make It Harder to Challenge Software Patents https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/03/eff-asks-federal-circuit-not-make-it-harder-challenge-software-patents

Lockheed Martin patent for its compact fusion reactor [pdf] https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/24/5a/0c/0b80839516d6f0/US20180047462A1.pdf

The Invisible Artist: On directing theater https://www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/the-invisible-artist/

Aussie Telcos Are Failing at Some Fundamental Security Basics https://www.troyhunt.com/aussie-telcos-are-failing-at-some-fundamental-security-basics/

​Kubernetes 1.10: Improving storage, security, and networking http://www.zdnet.com/article/kubernetes-1-10-improving-storage-security-and-networking/

Git Tower v3 beta: interactive rebase, reflog, PRs, more https://www.git-tower.com/blog/tower-public-beta-2018-whats-new

Show HN: GitHub special files and paths (README, LICENSE, .github, /docs, etc.) https://github.com/joelparkerhenderson/github_special_files_and_paths

Thinking Recursively in Python (Functions and Data Structures Tutorial) https://realpython.com/python-thinking-recursively/

’The Gig Economy’ Is the New Term for Serfdom https://www.truthdig.com/articles/the-gig-economy-is-the-new-term-for-serfdom/

All the information Facebook and Google store about you without you realising https://twitter.com/iamdylancurran/status/977559925680467968?s=21

Show HN: JavaScript in 14 minutes https://jgthms.com/javascript-in-14-minutes/

Microsoft to Ban ‘Offensive Language’ and Monitor Your Private Account http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2018/03/27/microsoft-ban-offensive-language-xbox-skype-office-account/

AT&T/Verizon lobbyists to “aggressively” sue states that enact net neutrality https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/03/attverizon-lobbyists-to-aggressively-sue-states-that-enact-net-neutrality/

FBI had no way to access locked iPhone after terror attack, watchdog finds http://www.zdnet.com/article/fbi-had-no-way-to-access-locked-iphone-after-san-bernardino-shooting/

The Perfect Birth Control for Men Is Here. Why Can’t We Use It? (2015) https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/ae3qx8/the-perfect-birth-control-for-men-is-here-why-cant-we-use-it

Delta Chat – open-source, email-powered chat application https://delta.chat/en/

Show HN: Fermat’s Library is a platform for illuminating academic papers http://fermatslibrary.com/

IBM VP Confirms Stellar Lumens Will Be Used as Bridge Asset https://themerkle.com/ibm-vp-confirms-stellar-technology-will-be-used-to-compete-with-ripple/

Peter Thiel Employee Helped Cambridge Analytica Before It Harvested Data https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/27/us/cambridge-analytica-palantir.html