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Why does deep and cheap learning work so well? https://arxiv.org/abs/1608.08225

Show HN: Strimpack – roll your own livestreaming portal, chat, subs, and forum https://github.com/j4p3/strimpack

The HP-35: Consumer Electronics, an Origin Story http://codex99.com/design/the-hp35.html

My Dad Painted Jethro Tull’s ‘Aqualung’ Cover and It’s Haunted Him https://theoutline.com/post/4490/jethro-tull-aqualung-cover-artist-burton-silverman?zd=1&zi=2477you7

Taplytics is looking for sr devs help us scale past trillions of monthly events https://jobs.lever.co/taplytics/b8642578-c01d-403a-9455-1c298c887610?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=Hackernews

Tesla’s giant battery in Australia reduced grid service cost by 90% https://electrek.co/2018/05/11/tesla-giant-battery-australia-reduced-grid-service-cost/

Bloom Programming Language http://bloom-lang.net/index.html

Switching Off: Joseph Brodsky and the moral responsibility to be useless https://thepointmag.com/2018/examined-life/switching-off

The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s https://www.history.com/news/zora-neale-hurston-barracoon-slave-clotilda-survivor

Sononym: Machine Learning Sample Organizer for Musicians https://www.sononym.net/

Save the nuclear power plants that generate 50% of America’s clean electricity https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2018/5/10/17334474/nuclear-power-renewables-plants-retirements-us

Apple made more profit in three months than Amazon has generated in its lifetime https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/11/apple-made-more-profit-in-three-months-than-amazon-has-generated-during-its-lifetime.html

Asciinema – Record and share your terminal sessions https://asciinema.org

Controlling a Quantum Computer with Code [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lL1SIYBomTw

What to do with a screaming baby: the history of handbooks on motherhood https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/mary-beard-maternity-manuals/

Laws of Tech Economics: Commoditize Your Complement https://www.gwern.net/Complement#2

Genetics and Eugenics in Frank Herbert’s DUNE https://www.gwern.net/dune#genetics-and-eugenics-in-frank-herberts-dune

Star Performer Created ‘Toxic Culture’ the Silicon Valley Community Foundation https://www.philanthropy.com/article/A-Star-Performer-Created-a/243159

Warriorjs – An exciting game of programming and artificial intelligence https://github.com/olistic/warriorjs

The Evolution of C Programming Practices: A Study of Unix (2016) [pdf] https://www2.dmst.aueb.gr/dds/pubs/conf/2016-ICSE-ProgEvol/html/SLK16.pdf

Tesla’s Engineering Chief Takes Leave of Absence at Pivotal Moment https://www.wsj.com/articles/teslas-engineering-chief-takes-leave-of-absence-at-pivotal-moment-1526082594

CS 189: Introduction to Machine Learning https://www.eecs189.org/

JavaScript- Lodash vs Js function vs. for vs. for each https://github.com/dg92/Performance-analysis-es6

Rick Toone, Luthier http://ricktoone.com/

All images of the Facebook ads Russians purchased during the election https://www.documentingreality.com/forum/russian-ads/

Emacs for Writers (2015) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtieBc3KptU

NeTV2 – An open video development board https://boingboing.net/2018/05/11/free-as-in-to-air.html

Hackers find “official,” usable PSP emulator hidden in PS4’s PaRappa https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/05/hackers-find-official-usable-psp-emulator-hidden-in-ps4s-parappa/

Hunter S. Thompson’s letter on living your life https://www.fs.blog/2014/05/hunter-s-thompson-to-hume-logan/

Intel FPGAs Power Realtime AI in the Azure Cloud – InsideHPC https://insidehpc.com/2018/05/intel-fpgas-power-realtime-ai-azure-cloud/

Syfy has canceled the Expanse, but its producers want to find it a new home https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/05/syfy-has-canceled-the-expanse-but-its-producers-want-to-find-it-a-new-home/

Service Meant to Monitor Inmates’ Calls Could Track You, Too https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/10/technology/cellphone-tracking-law-enforcement.html

Medium cancels the membership programs of its subscription publisher partners http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/05/medium-abruptly-cancels-the-membership-programs-of-its-21-remaining-publisher-partners/

Remote zero-click JavaScript code execution on Signal desktop https://twitter.com/ortegaalfredo/status/995017143002509313

Ryan Holiday on Conspiracy, Gawker, and the Hulk Hogan Trial http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2018/04/ryan_holiday_on_1.html

Haskell’s Missing Concurrency Basics (2016) https://www.snoyman.com/blog/2016/11/haskells-missing-concurrency-basics

Polygenic adaptation and convergent evolution in rainforest hunter-gatherers https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/04/13/300574

Show HN: Open source JavaScript web app https://github.com/builderbook/builderbook

The Game of Everything, Part 9: Civilization and Economics https://www.filfre.net/2018/05/the-game-of-everything-part-9-civilization-and-economics/

DHS Seizes Aftermarket iPhone Screens from Prominent Right-To-Repair Advocate https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/evk4wk/dhs-seizes-iphone-screens-jessa-jones

Plastic Bag Found at the Bottom of World’s Deepest Ocean Trench https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/05/plastic-bag-mariana-trench-pollution-science-spd/

$1M to build decentralized social networks https://www.requestforsocialnetworks.com/

Project 5050 [video] http://www.project5050.org/

Ketamine Stirs Up Hope–and Controversy–as a Depression Drug https://www.wired.com/story/ketamine-stirs-up-hope-controversy-as-a-depression-drug

EFF, ACLU Can Proceed with Challenge Against Warrantless Searches of Travelers https://www.eff.org/press/releases/eff-and-aclu-can-proceed-legal-challenge-against-warrantless-searches-travelers

King’s Quest: The Tale of How an Nvidia Engineer’s Cube Became His Castle (2014) https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2014/02/14/kings-quest/

Deep Learning Can Now Flawlessly Correct Photos Taken in Almost Complete Dark https://gizmodo.com/deep-learning-can-now-flawlessly-correct-photos-taken-i-1825919192

Elon Musk’s first LA tunnel with free rides to kick off this summer https://newatlas.com/the-boring-company-la-tunnel-rides/54578/

Vector-based navigation using grid-like representations in artificial agents https://medium.com/syncedreview/new-deepmind-ai-learns-to-navigate-like-an-animal-scientists-react-963fcca75f65

Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson: "It doesn’t have to be crazy at work" https://basecamp.com/books/calm

Tiiiny SaaS Marketing Ideas http://tiiiny.com/?09

Sociologists Examine Hackathons and See Exploitation https://www.wired.com/story/sociologists-examine-hackathons-and-see-exploitation/

“It Was Cataclysmic”: Can Snapchat Survive Its Redesign? https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/05/snapchat-publishers-discover-redesign

Show HN: ipfsearch, a decentralized search engine https://ipfsearch.xyz

Automation and capitalism = a perfect storm http://jarche.com/2018/04/automation-capitalism-a-perfect-storm/

The Power of 10: Rules for Developing Safety-Critical Code https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Power_of_10:_Rules_for_Developing_Safety-Critical_Code

Show HN: $50000 Credits, Mentorship and Subsidized Tools for Startups https://www.producthunt.com/posts/cloudways-startup-program

Australia Bans Cash for All Purchases Over $7,500 (Jul 2019) https://gizmodo.com/australia-bans-cash-for-all-purchases-over-7-500-start-1825946888