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Was the Cause of Cambrian Explosion Terrestrial or Cosmic? https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0079610718300798?via%3Dihub

The Power of Prolog https://metalevel.at/prolog

Is Information in the Brain Represented in Continuous or Discrete Form? https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.01631

PostgreSQL 11 Partitioning Improvements https://pgdash.io/blog/partition-postgres-11.html

Speculative execution, variant 4: speculative store bypass https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1528

Dinosaur tail found preserved in amber (2016) http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38224564

Alien Asteroids Are Here, Scientists Say. Get Used to Them https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/21/science/asteroid-interstellar-jupiter.html

A New Look Inside Theranos’ Dysfunctional Corporate Culture https://www.wired.com/story/a-new-look-inside-theranos-dysfunctional-corporate-culture/

Doug Engelbart’s advice to a young software developer [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62ig8ecXlrA

Opa – An open-source, general-purpose policy engine https://github.com/open-policy-agent/opa

A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/quantum-physics-may-be-even-spookier-than-you-think/

Boeing’s folding wingtips get the FAA green light https://www.engadget.com/2018/05/18/boeing-folding-wingtips-faa-777X/

I became CEO at 20. Here’s what I learned. https://twitter.com/Suhail/status/998660806005768192

On Folk Epistemology: How We Think and Talk about Knowledge https://ndpr.nd.edu/news/on-folk-epistemology-how-we-think-and-talk-about-knowledge/

Mental Models: The Best Way to Make Intelligent Decisions (113 Models Explained) https://www.fs.blog/mental-models/

Comcast is leaking the names and passwords of customers’ wireless routers https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/21/comcast-is-leaking-the-names-and-passwords-of-customers-wireless-routers/

Go vgo: Semantic Versioning and Human Error https://codeengineered.com/blog/2018/golang-vgo-semver-human-error/

How Britain’s First Mission to China Went Wrong https://chinachannel.org/2018/05/18/macartney/

NYC housing court, created to protect tenants, has become a tool for landlords https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/05/20/nyregion/nyc-affordable-housing.html

Prison without guards or weapons in Brazil https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-44056946

Scanner: Processing Terabytes of Video on Hundreds of Machines http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~apoms/blog/scanner/2018/05/21/scanner.html

The CIA made a Magic: The Gathering-style card game for training agents https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/21/17374054/cia-collect-it-all-declassified-training-tabletop-card-game

MTailor (YC S14) Is Looking for a Business, Operations and Supply Chain Analyst https://mtailor.workable.com/j/AAB4B3C064

Facebook Locking Out GDPR Users Until They Consent https://twitter.com/maxschrems/status/998681336427827201?s=21

The ‘Pedestrian’ Who Became One of America’s First Black Sports Stars https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/frank-hart-pedestrianism

Age of Enlightenment: The Promise of Circadian Lighting https://undark.org/article/circadian-lighting-human-centric-lighting/

Extracting SSH Private Keys from Windows 10 ssh-agent https://blog.ropnop.com/extracting-ssh-private-keys-from-windows-10-ssh-agent/

Barcelona is leading the fightback against smart city surveillance http://www.wired.co.uk/article/barcelona-decidim-ada-colau-francesca-bria-decode

Google sued for ’clandestine tracking’ of UK iPhone users’ browsing data https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/may/21/google-sued-tracking-44m-uk-iphone-users-browsing-data-apple-safari

How a Kalman filter works, in pictures (2015) http://www.bzarg.com/p/how-a-kalman-filter-works-in-pictures/

Decrypting APT33’s Dropshot Malware with Radare2 and Cutter https://www.megabeets.net/decrypting-dropshot-with-radare2-and-cutter-part-1/

Tintin – A soft documentation website generator for Haskell https://theam.github.io/tintin/

How Developers Use Dynamic Features of Programming Languages: Smalltalk [pdf] https://users.dcc.uchile.cl/~rrobbes/p/EMSE-features.pdf

Show HN: Look Away to Pause YouTube (Experimental Chrome Extension) https://github.com/Hemmingsson/Face-Pause

Visiting Newton’s Atelier before The Principia, 1679-1684 https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.06871

Predatory Behavior Runs Rampant in Facebook’s Addiction Support Groups https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/21/17370066/facebook-addiction-support-groups-rehab-patient-brokering

Spend analysis of 6 years, 686 rides, and $12k spent on Uber (2017) https://nealmueller.com/uber/

Live Coding in Sporth: A Stack-Based Language for Audio Synthesis [pdf] https://iclc.livecodenetwork.org/2017/cameraReady/sporth.pdf

Python for Lisp Programmers (2000) http://norvig.com/python-lisp.html

Organ donations in the US are soaring amid the worsening opioid crisis https://www.verdict.co.uk/organ-donations-soar-amid-worsening-opioid-crisis/

How a Company Scammed Silicon Valley and How It Got Caught https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/21/books/review/bad-blood-john-carreyrou.html

Scientists think the cell nucleolus may play an important role in aging https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/20/science/nucleolus-cells-aging.html

Update on Ad Blocking and Acceptable Ads https://blog.readthedocs.com/ad-blocker-update/

Humble Bundle: Web design and development ebooks https://www.humblebundle.com/books/web-design-development-books

Inside an Amazon warehouse that ships your supersized purchases https://www.cnet.com/news/inside-an-amazon-warehouse-that-ships-your-supersized-purchases/

3 ways to handle view model creation in Android with dagger and Kotlin http://albertgao.xyz/2018/05/22/3-ways-to-handle-view-model-creation-in-android-with-dagger-and-kotlin/

Extracting SSH Private Keys from Windows 10 Ssh-Agent https://blog.ropnop.com/extracting-ssh-private-keys-from-windows-10-ssh-agent/

My Unpopular Career Advice for Today’s College Graduates https://www.forbes.com/sites/markhall/2018/05/21/advice-for-graduates/#5a32acf600cd

Tech Billionaires Are Building Their Utopias Without Asking Us https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/3k4bmv/elon-musk-boring-company-spacex-utopia

Recordings reveal Richard Nixon’s paranoia (2008) https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/dec/03/richard-nixon-tapes

Generating Climate Temperature Spirals in Python https://www.dataquest.io/blog/climate-temperature-spirals-python/

Spectre v4 – Speculative Store Bypass (CVE-2018-3639 aka GPZ Variant 4) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/KnowledgeBase/Variant4

Design for Humans: Or 14 Principles of Good Design https://uxplanet.org/design-for-humans-e8fc7924286d

Apollo Unified S-Band Technical Conference (1965) [pdf] https://web.archive.org/web/20161221200732/https://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/NASA-SP-87.pdf

Kenyon College: Nate Silver Commencement Address 2018 [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84PCFNuLbgQ

Show HN: Mud – Components for rapid c++ Apps/Engines Development (live web demo) https://hugoam.github.io/mud-io/ARTICLE.html

Tesla needs to sell more expensive Model 3 so the company doesn’t die, Musk says https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/21/17376136/tesla-performance-model-3-specs-price-base-model

GDPR Hysteria Part II, Nuts and Bolts, Actionable Advice https://jacquesmattheij.com/gdpr-hysteria-part-ii-nuts-and-bolts

Intro to Python Image Processing in Computational Photography https://www.toptal.com/opencv/python-image-processing-in-computational-photography

Legal row over who owns France.com domain http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43949289

Speculative Store Bypass explained: what it is, how it works https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/speculative-store-bypass-explained-what-it-how-it-works

Small group of iOS devs form “Developers Union” to request App Store changes https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/05/ios-devs-form-a-non-union-union-ask-apple-to-allow-free-trials-on-app-store/

All the unhealthy productivity things I did as a founder https://hajak.se/how-to-get-things-done-and-not-die-7df12873b388