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A Well-Known Expert on Student Loans Is Not Real https://www.chronicle.com/article/Drew-Cloud-Is-a-Well-Known/243217

Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman [pdf] https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/fsfs/rms-essays.pdf

AWS EC2 T2 Instances Demystified: Don’t Learn the Hard Way https://roberttisdale.com/aws-ec2-t2-instances-demystified-dont-learn-hard-way/

An open source implementation of DeepVoice 3: 2000-Speaker Neural Text-to-Speech https://r9y9.github.io/deepvoice3_pytorch/

Electric scooter “mayhem” sounds like when cars were introduced https://qz.com/1257151/this-electric-scooter-mayhem-sounds-just-like-when-cars-were-first-introduced/

A censorship resistant deadman’s switch https://killcord.io

Ink – inkle’s narrative scripting language https://www.inklestudios.com/ink/

Show HN: RemoteML – Job Directory for Remote Machine Learning Positions https://remoteml.com/

Kazakhstan is changing its alphabet from Cyrillic to Latin-based http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180424-the-cost-of-changing-an-entire-countrys-alphabet

Swedish archaeologists reveal 5th Century massacre at Sandby borg http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43899393

Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule (2009) http://paulgraham.com/makersschedule.html

Caper (YC W16) Is Hiring Deep Learning Engineers https://www.caperlab.com/deep-learning-engineer

PipelineDB v0.9.9 – One More Release Until PipelineDB Is a PostgreSQL Extension https://www.pipelinedb.com/blog/pipelinedb-0-9-9-one-more-release-until-pipelinedb-is-a-postgresql-extension

JavaScript Pattern Matching Proposal https://github.com/tc39/proposal-pattern-matching

Notes on structured concurrency, or: Go statement considered harmful https://vorpus.org/blog/notes-on-structured-concurrency-or-go-statement-considered-harmful/

To censor the internet, 10 countries use Netsweeper filtering technology http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/citizen-lab-netsweeper-internet-filtering-tech-censorship-1.4631243

One Giant Leap for SQL: MySQL 8.0 Released https://modern-sql.com/blog/2018-04/mysql-8.0

Bionic beaver (Ubuntu 18.04) released https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BionicBeaver/ReleaseAnnouncement

Billion-star map of Milky Way set to transform astronomy https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-04979-4

Tesla’s VP of Autopilot and chip guru Jim Keller is leaving https://electrek.co/2018/04/25/tesla-autopilot-jim-keller-leaving-chip/

Ford to Stop Selling Every Car in North America but the Mustang and Focus Active https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/25/ford-to-stop-selling-every-car-in-north-america-but-the-mustang-and-focus-active/

Show HN: Open sourcing uRacer, a GLES2 top-down racer made with libgdx https://github.com/manuelbua/uracer-kotd

El Paquete Semanal: The Week’s Internet in Havana https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=3173574.3174213

U.S. Wind Turbine Database https://eerscmap.usgs.gov/uswtdb/

Renewing America’s economic promise through older industrial cities https://www.brookings.edu/research/older-industrial-cities/

The Meanest Things Vladimir Nabokov Said About Other Writers https://lithub.com/the-meanest-things-vladimir-nabokov-said-about-other-writers/

Slacktyping: I’m typing when you’re typing https://twitter.com/leinweber/status/989267343002951680

A Timely Discovery: Examining Our AMD 2nd Gen Ryzen Results https://www.anandtech.com/show/12678/a-timely-discovery-examining-amd-2nd-gen-ryzen-results

Addressing Recent Claims of “Manipulated” Blog Posts in the Wayback Machine https://blog.archive.org/2018/04/24/addressing-recent-claims-of-manipulated-blog-posts-in-the-wayback-machine/

ReformedFelonForHire.com – High quality software skills, at a competitive price http://reformedfelonforhire.com/index.html

Awesome-live-reloading – A collection of live reloading tools and libraries https://github.com/hasura/awesome-live-reloading

64-bit Tiano Core UEFI for the Raspberry Pi 3 https://github.com/andreiw/RaspberryPiPkg

Nginx-1.14.0 stable version has been released http://nginx.org/

Drew Cloud Is a Well-Known Expert on Student Loans. One Problem: He’s Not Real https://www.chronicle.com/article/Drew-Cloud-Is-a-Well-Known/243217

Making animated plots in Google Colaboratory – new home for ML prototyping https://medium.com/@navjotts/making-animations-work-in-google-colaboratory-new-home-for-ml-prototyping-c6147186ae75

Caddy – The HTTP/2 Web Server with Automatic HTTPS https://caddyserver.com/

How Functional Programming will (Finally) do Away With the GoF Patterns [2016] https://blog.jooq.org/2016/07/04/how-functional-programming-will-finally-do-away-with-the-gof-patterns/

JavaScript Symbol.thenable Proposal https://github.com/devsnek/proposal-symbol-thenable

Hollywood Is Wrong: Netflix Is the Future of Film https://futurism.com/netflix-future-film-industry/

Show HN: Online business cards instead of a website https://www.pulseuno.com

Startup School Beijing http://conference.startupschool.org/

The Economic Logic of (some) Amazingly Awful Websites https://ello.co/dredmorbius/post/7tojtidef_l4r_sdbringw

Engigogo Digest – A weekly newsletter of links and product suggestions http://digest.engigogo.com/issues/1

Researchers Hacked Amazon’s Alexa to Spy on Users, Again https://threatpost.com/researchers-hacked-amazons-alexa-to-spy-on-users-again/131401/

Show HN: Copy tweets to Bitcoin’s blockchain for $9 https://www.totheblockchain.net/

Make a Brushless Motor from a Fidget Spinner [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvagOj-yaK8

Java SE 8 business users must buy a licence from Jan 2019 to receive updates https://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/3030652/oracle-java-se-8-business-users-must-buy-a-licence-from-january-next-year

Why we should collectively worry about Facebook and Google owning our data https://thenextweb.com/insights/2018/04/25/why-should-you-care-if-google-and-facebook-own-your-data/

Chicago Is Trying to Pay Down Its Debt by Impounding Innocent People’s Cars https://reason.com/archives/2018/04/25/chicago-debt-impound-cars-innocent

Chinese DRAM Industry Spreading Its Wings: Two More DRAM Fabs Ready https://www.anandtech.com/show/12681/chinese-dram-industry-spreading-its-wings-two-more-dram-fabs-ready

Hospitals have 1000s of networked devices and cybersecurity nightmares https://theconversation.com/defending-hospitals-against-life-threatening-cyberattacks-93052

A "major breakthrough" in diesel technology significantly reduces emissions https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/951029/diesel-car-breakthrough-emissions-engine-UK-fuel

Show HN: Golang Works – Go jobs, salaries, news and learning resources https://golang.works-hub.com/

90-minute ‘super commutes’ more common as Bay Area housing shortage intensifies https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/04/25/nightmare-90-minute-super-commutes-more-common-housing-shortage-intensifies/

Show HN: Bad Language: A lisp-looking language with interpreter and JS compiler https://github.com/mcapodici/badlanguage

A One-Minute Attack Let Hackers Spoof Hotel Master Keys https://www.wired.com/story/one-minute-attack-let-hackers-spoof-hotel-master-keys/amp

In Egypt, dating apps are refuge for persecuted LGBTQ community, but also traps https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/25/17279270/lgbtq-dating-apps-egypt-illegal-human-rights

Faraday Future bet the farm to secure multi-billion dollar investment from China https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/25/17242406/faraday-future-china-investment

A study finds nearly half of jobs are vulnerable to automation – Daily chart https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/04/daily-chart-15

Observations on Modern Computing (The Last 10 Years Were a Misstep) http://ajroach42.com/observations-on-modern-computing-the-last-10-years-were-a-misstep/

Protecting RSA-Based Protocols Against Adaptive Chosen-Ciphertext Attacks https://paragonie.com/blog/2018/04/protecting-rsa-based-protocols-against-adaptive-chosen-ciphertext-attacks

Trump Voters Driven by Fear of Losing Status, Not Economic Anxiety, Study Finds https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/24/us/politics/trump-economic-anxiety.html

Top errors from 1000+ Ruby on Rails projects (and how to avoid them) https://rollbar.com/blog/top-10-ruby-on-rails-errors/

InnocentFelonForHire.com – High Quality Software Service, at a Competitive Price http://www.innocentfelonforhire.com

Graphene used to make stronger, greener concrete https://newatlas.com/graphene-concrete/54325/

MIT AGI: OpenAI Meta-Learning and Self-Play (Ilya Sutskever) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EN_HoEk3KY

A game to simulate the existential despair of the asylum process https://projects.propublica.org/asylum/

Britain’s mass surveillance regime is directly opposing human rights https://theconversation.com/britains-mass-surveillance-regime-is-directly-opposing-human-rights-93323

Used PHP in a Hackathon was made fun of and it made me feel really shitty https://www.reddit.com/r/PHP/comments/8ed9tt/used_php_in_a_hackathon_was_made_fun_of_and_it/

E-Waste Innovator Will Go to Jail for Making Windows Restore Disks https://gizmodo.com/e-waste-innovator-will-go-to-jail-for-selling-windows-r-1825518742

Finland Will End Its Experiment with Universal Basic Income http://time.com/5252049/finland-to-end-universal-basic-income/

MyEtherWallet Confirmed Hack via DNS Loophole https://altcoinreport.co/my-ether-wallet-hacked/

Supreme Court Upholds Patent Office Power to Invalidate Bad Patents https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/04/supreme-court-upholds-patent-office-power-invalidate-bad-patents

‘E-waste’ activist gets 15 months in prison for selling Windows restore disks https://www.polygon.com/windows/2018/4/25/17280178/eric-lundgren-windows-restore-disks-microsoft-prison

Facebook Revenue Surges Nearly 50% in First Quarter https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-reports-higher-revenue-earnings-1524687694

Facebook is destructive to society.We’ll invest $100K if you build a replacement http://openbookchallenge.com/