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Google Duplex: An AI System for Accomplishing Real World Tasks Over the Phone https://ai.googleblog.com/2018/05/duplex-ai-system-for-natural-conversation.html

A Short Introduction to the Art of Programming – Edsgar W. Dijkstra [pdf] https://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/EWD/ewd03xx/EWD316.PDF

The Cutting Room Floor: Unearthing Unused Content from Video Games https://tcrf.net/The_Cutting_Room_Floor

LispKit: framework for Lisp-based extension/scripting languages for macOS apps https://github.com/objecthub/swift-lispkit#swift-lispkit

Dynimize: Speed Up MySQL with CPU Performance Virtualization https://dynimize.com/

Upcall (YC W17) Is Hiring a Sales – Human Phone Call API https://angel.co/upcall/jobs

How to Find Investors and Get Email Intros https://www.atrium.co/blog/how-to-find-meet-investors/

Glassdoor, the iconic job-hunting website, has been bought for $1.2B https://www.recode.net/2018/5/8/17333912/glassdoor-acquisiton-recruit-holdings-1-2-billion

Anarchists in the Spanish Civil War (2002) http://www.isreview.org/issues/24/anarchists_spain.shtml

Early thoughts on Uber’s flying car from an aviation engineer https://noviceanalysis.wordpress.com/2018/05/08/ubers-flying-taxi/

Superconducting Optoelectronic Neurons I: General Principles https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.01929

Google’s ML Kit makes it easy to add AI smarts to iOS and Android apps https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/08/googles-ml-kit-makes-it-easy-to-add-ai-smart-to-ios-and-android-apps/

Building a Progressive Web App in React, using Firestore for offline support https://blog.truthlabs.com/building-a-progressive-web-app-in-react-11c77a7fccb3

Great technology should improve life, not distract from it https://wellbeing.google/

‘My Hovercraft Is Full of Eels’ in Many Languages https://omniglot.com/language/phrases/hovercraft.htm

ls | grep “echo ${data}” – Why/how does this work? https://zerobin.net/?9c76eb78e61f7138#+VAz8M7SHT3oZmSj7PSyr8zreoL3sRX5diPUvGO1uxE=

Introducing extended line endings support in Notepad https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/2018/05/08/extended-eol-in-notepad/

Are most cancer cases a consequence of an immune deficiency? http://www.pnas.org/content/115/8/1883

iOS 11.4 to Disable USB Port After 7 Days: What It Means for Mobile Forensics https://blog.elcomsoft.com/2018/05/ios-11-4-to-disable-usb-port-after-7-days-what-it-means-for-mobile-forensics/

David Marcus Leaves Messenger to Focus on Blockchain Within Facebook https://www.facebook.com/davidm/posts/10160585531500195

Google announces a new generation for its TPU machine learning hardware https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/08/google-announces-a-new-generation-for-its-tpu-machine-learning-hardware/

Xen Security Advisory: x86 – mishandling of debug exceptions https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-260.html

How Mapbox Is Winning Over Developers to Challenge Google’s Mapping Dominance https://www.forbes.com/sites/bizcarson/2018/05/08/mapbox-maps-developers/#79431e78164d

75% Chrome traffic is now over HTTPS https://browsernative.com/chrome-https-traffic-4606/

Show HN: Jackal – XMPP server in Go https://github.com/ortuman/jackal/releases/tag/0.2.0

The incredibly frustrating reason there’s no Lyme disease vaccine https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/5/7/17314716/lyme-disease-vaccine-history-effectiveness

CloudEvents 0.1 – A common set of metadata to help process events https://medium.com/@austencollins/introducing-cloudevents-a758c62c76bf

Victory Georgia Governor Vetoes Short-Sighted Computer Crime Bill https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/victory-georgia-governor-vetoes-short-sighted-computer-crime-law

Google I/O’18: Keynote Livestream [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogfYd705cRs

Our Attempt at Writing an Honest Privacy Policy https://neflabs.com/blog/privacy-policy-update/

The Difficulty of Faking Data (1999) [pdf] http://www.kkuniyuk.com/Math119FakingData.pdf

Show HN: Hadron. A tool that makes design with code visual and easy https://medium.com/@HadronApp/its-about-time-to-design-in-the-real-world-introducing-hadron-f17c460401f7

Ready-made Stripe Checkout for freelancers https://wirize.com

The Very First Animal Appeared Amid an Explosion of DNA https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/04/science/first-animal-genes-evolution.html

The world split into 7 equal areas of population https://twitter.com/MaxCRoser/status/993772391200411648

Show HN: Ip Man. Mac menu bar app displaying your IP https://ipman.io

Three new potential resolutions for the Fermi Paradox https://80000hours.org/podcast/episodes/anders-sandberg-fermi-parado/

What Does It See? The troubled gaze of an artificial intelligence https://towardsdatascience.com/what-does-it-see-f2dcd9dff9af

Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/08/opinion/intellectual-dark-web.html

Access to banking services is spreading throughout the developing world https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/05/daily-chart-3

Show HN: NanaGram – SMS photos and we’ll mail 4x6 prints to your Grandma http://nanagram.co

High Schooler’s Unprecedented Carbon Discovery Has Scientists Wowed https://www.inverse.com/article/44600-oklahoma-student-carbon-7-bonds-george-wang

Trello launches largest user interface overhaul to date https://blog.trello.com/2-billion-cards-with-trello-home

Google announces six new voices for Assistant at #IO18 – including John Legend https://thenextweb.com/artificial-intelligence/2018/05/08/google-announces-six-new-voices-at-io-2018-including-john-legend/

Show HN: Human-to-dog translator in the browser, via Tensorflow to Webassembly https://humantoanimal.com

Show HN: I’ve made this API-linked list of 250+ crypto meetups in 60 cities https://www.cryptomeetups.io

Mark Shuttleworth wants to build an Ubuntu installer with Electron https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2018-May/040301.html

Show HN: sudo_pair – dual control for sudo https://github.com/square/sudo_pair

Study: Attack on KrebsOnSecurity Cost IoT Device Owners $323K https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/study-attack-on-krebsonsecurity-cost-iot-device-owners-323k/

Twitter’s heavy handed handling of data breach highlights industry fears https://www.verdict.co.uk/twitter-password-change-a-jumpy-anxious-digital-communications-industry/

Linux/unix command that you wish someone had told you about earlier https://mobile.twitter.com/b0rk/status/993165679833567233

Tesla patent reveals secret behind its solar roof tile’s camouflage capacity https://electrek.co/2018/05/07/tesla-patent-secret-solar-roof-tiles-camouflage/