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Apps for which macOS applies compatibillity fixes https://worthdoingbadly.com/appkitcompat/

CBS “60 Minutes” piece on Google’s abuse of dominance https://www.yelpblog.com/2018/05/cbs-60-minutes-piece-on-googles-abuse-of-dominance

Sci Hub repository torrents of scientific papers http://gen.lib.rus.ec/scimag/repository_torrent/

Medieval trade networks https://imgur.com/MsXaOdV

The Complete History of Lemmings (2006) http://www.javalemmings.com/DMA/Lem_1.htm

Alan Kay Thesis: The Reactive Engine (1969) http://www.chilton-computing.org.uk/inf/pdfs/kay.htm

Datasette Facets: Faceted Browse and a JSON API for any CSV File or SQLite DB https://simonwillison.net/2018/May/20/datasette-facets/

Remembering the ‘Knocker-Ups’ Hired to Wake Workers with Pea Shooters https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/what-did-people-use-before-alarm-clocks

How programs get run: ELF binaries (2015) https://lwn.net/Articles/631631/

The size of giraffe groups is not influenced by the presence of predators https://phys.org/news/2018-05-giraffes-biologists.html

A Very Hungry Black Hole Is Found, Gorging on Stars https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/science/hungry-black-hole.html

VoiceOps is hiring engineers, CS managers in SF to build AI for B2B voice data https://voiceops.com/careers.html

Making of “Logon’s run – 3D meets the aging bits” http://norecess.cpcscene.net/the-elders-scrollers.html

Known: Social publishing https://withknown.com/

Fault attacks on secure chips: from glitch to flash (2011) [pdf] https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~sps32/ECRYPT2011_1.pdf

Angr – User-friendly binary analysis platform https://github.com/angr/angr

History of Symbolics Lisp Machines (2007) https://danluu.com/symbolics-lisp-machines/

The Markov Property, Chain, Reward Process and Decision Process https://xaviergeerinck.com/markov-property-chain-reward-decision

Show HN: Pocket Puter http://pocketputer.com

The Physics and Physicality of Extreme Juggling https://www.wired.com/story/the-physicsand-physicalityof-extreme-juggling/

Understanding Image Sharpness (2003) http://www.normankoren.com/Tutorials/MTF.html

CSCI E-23a: Introduction to Game Development https://cs50.github.io/games/

Python as a declarative programming language (2017) https://www.benfrederickson.com/python-as-a-declarative-programming-language/

Show HN: Gojay – Performant JSON encoder/decoder for Golang https://github.com/francoispqt/gojay

CPython internals: Ten-hour codewalk through the interpreter source code (2014) http://pgbovine.net/cpython-internals.htm

Dijkstra: Reasoning About Programs (1990) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GX3URhx6i2E

What Improved Tech Means for Electric, Self-Driving and Flying Cars https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/technology/personaltech/electric-self-driving-flying-cars.html

Europe’s open-access drive escalates as university stand-offs spread https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05191-0

JavaScript Port of TLSH (Trend Micro Locality Sensitive Hash) https://github.com/idealista/tlsh-js

The problems with tech conferences and how to make them more inclusive https://medium.com/@sarasomewhere/the-ones-we-leave-out-1a210745fe8f

A year-by-year history of economic growth and pollution in the Roman Empire https://kottke.org/18/05/a-year-by-year-history-of-economic-growth-and-pollution-in-the-roman-empire

How to write your own BitTorrent client in Java by using Bt library https://www.smartspate.com/how-to-write-your-own-bittorrent-client-by-using-bt-library/

If Haskell is so great, why hasn’t it taken over the world? (2017) https://pchiusano.github.io/2017-01-20/why-not-haskell.html

Selenium Mobile JSON Wire Protocol Specification https://github.com/SeleniumHQ/mobile-spec/blob/master/spec-draft.md

How did Google get so big? (60 Minutes) https://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-did-google-get-so-big/

Show HN: I made wits.chat – A way to read everyday and share what you learned https://www.wits.chat

Exercise ’doesn’t slow’ progression of dementia if you already have dementia https://www.nhs.uk/news/older-people/exercise-doesnt-slow-progression-dementia/

Tensor Compilers: Comparing PlaidML, Tensor Comprehensions, and TVM http://vertex.ai/blog/compiler-comparison

Best Practices for ML Engineering (2017) https://developers.google.com/machine-learning/rules-of-ml/

Hands-on with the RED Hydrogen One, an ambitious smartphone https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/19/17372510/red-hydrogen-one-smartphone-hands-on-photos-video

Request your personal data from 100+ companies https://mydatarequest.com/

Technical Papers Preview: SIGGRAPH 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t952yS8tcg8

AMD Zen CPU Microcode Added to Linux-Firmware Tree, Bulldozer Updated – Phoronix https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=AMD-Zen-Linux-Firmware-Add

[3Blue1Brown] What they won’t teach you in calculus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfW845LNObM

Show HN: A simple, free cloud script hosting service https://waterdeep.io/

Tonedeaf in our nose: a double James Joyce centenary https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/joyce-music-centenary-ulysses/

Genetic Analysis Points to Anorexia Nervosa’s Psychiatric and Metabolic Roots https://www.bbrfoundation.org/content/genetic-analysis-points-anorexia-nervosas-psychiatric-and-metabolic-roots

Why, if p=.04, we can’t say the study has a 4% chance of being false positive https://twitter.com/methodsmanmd/status/997482408973922305

I’ve Paid $18,000 to a $24,000 Student Loan, and I Still Owe $24,000 https://www.bustle.com/p/ive-paid-18000-to-a-24000-student-loan-i-still-owe-24000-9000788

Craft Beer’s Moral High Ground Doesn’t Apply to Its Workers https://splinternews.com/craft-beer-s-moral-high-ground-doesnt-apply-to-its-work-1826080180

How to Quickly Train a Text-Generating Neural Network for Free http://minimaxir.com/2018/05/text-neural-networks/

Show HN: Tool to Grow Your Twitch Channel with Contests https://socialman.net/twitch/

Show HN: FlipBits, the best random powered AI to take decisions https://maxwellito.github.io/flipbits/