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Obfuscated Tiny C Compiler (2002) https://bellard.org/otcc/

FBG – Lightweight C Linux framebuffer graphics with parallelism https://github.com/grz0zrg/fbg

How Benedict Arnold went from wartime hero to resentful traitor https://www.weeklystandard.com/gordon-s-wood/benedict-arnolds-villainous-perfidy

How pro rata works in venture capital deals (2017) https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/13/how-pro-rata-works-in-venture-capital-deals/

100 Years Ago This Week American Socialist Jailed for Anti-World War Speech https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/fiery-socialist-challenged-nations-role-wwi-180969386/?no-ist

Humans grow linearly, companies grow exponentially – interview with Khalid Halim http://firstround.com/review/hypergrowth-and-the-law-of-startup-physics

Vynchronize – A fun realtime video sync platform for friends https://github.com/kyle8998/Vynchronize

The Math of Card Shuffling http://fredhohman.com/card-shuffling/

5G standard is ready: Rel-15 success spans 3GPP groups http://www.3gpp.org/news-events/3gpp-news/1965-rel-15_news

Dispatch: web-based IRC client in Go https://github.com/khlieng/dispatch

Using Harpoon-Like Appendages, Bacteria ‘Fish’ for New DNA https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/14/science/bacteria-harpoons-dna.html

Some Words on Programming the Atari Jaguar (2006) http://alive.atari.org/alive13/jagcode.php

Audio Modem Communication Library in Python https://github.com/romanz/amodem

A general technique for automating NES games (2013) http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~tom7/mario/

Teach Programming to become a better programmer https://www.zeroequalsfalse.press/2018/06/10/teach/

Show HN: A SIMD-accelerated noise library in Rust https://github.com/jackmott/rust-simd-noise

How Ceiling Fans Allowed Slaves to Eavesdrop on Plantation Owners https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/punkah-project-fans-antebellum-south

What caused the Black Death and could it strike again? (2016) https://aeon.co/essays/what-caused-the-black-death-and-could-it-strike-again

Design Tip: Never Use Black (2012) https://ianstormtaylor.com/design-tip-never-use-black/

Netflix Is Why AT&T bought Time Warner, and Comcast and Disney want Fox https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/13/netflix-why-att-bought-time-warner-and-comcast-and-disney-want-fox.html

ActorDB – Distributed SQL database https://github.com/biokoda/actordb

Answer: Seed dispersal mechanisms for giant seeds? (and search strategies) http://searchresearch1.blogspot.com/2018/06/answer-seed-dispersal-mechanisms-for.html

After twenty years of Salesforce, what Marc Benioff got right wrong about cloud https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/17/after-twenty-years-of-salesforce-what-marc-benioff-got-right-and-wrong-about-the-cloud/

8K 13.3’’ OLED laptop screen [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkgXSkz7Inc

Vertical Takeoff and Vertical Landing, Now Available for Model Rockets https://blog.hackster.io/vertical-takeoff-and-vertical-landing-now-available-for-model-rockets-deb766845e4f

Harvard discrimination lawsuit: data show penalization of Asian-Americans http://infoproc.blogspot.com/2018/06/harvard-discrimination-lawsuit-data.html

Vendors, Disclosure, and a bit of WebUSB Madness http://pwnaccelerator.github.io/2018/webusb-yubico-disclosure.html

The importance of stupidity in scientific research (2008) http://jcs.biologists.org/content/121/11/1771.full

Good Ideas, Through the Looking Glass (2005) [pdf] https://www.inf.ethz.ch/personal/wirth/Articles/GoodIdeas_origFig.pdf

Memory Management – Changes for the programmer over the years https://uridiumauthor.blogspot.com/2018/06/memory-management.html

500px will no longer be offering free access to our API https://support.500px.com/hc/en-us/articles/360002435653-API-

In an age of all-knowing algorithms, how do we choose not to know? http://nautil.us/issue/61/coordinates/we-need-to-save-ignorance-from-ai

Tesla car catches fire in California traffic https://www.rt.com/usa/430014-tesla-car-fire-california/

Using a Proof Assistant to Teach Programming Language Foundations (2010) [video] https://vimeo.com/6615365

Web Player for Apple Music (using MusicKit JS) https://music.zacharyseguin.ca

LemonGraph – A log-based transactional graph https://github.com/NationalSecurityAgency/lemongraph

Show HN: Mentat – group chat with tags and pretty good privacy https://github.com/kenforthewin/mentat

The Kubernetes Vertical Pod Autoscaler Through a Java Example https://banzaicloud.com/blog/k8s-vertical-pod-autoscaler/

Zapcc – A caching C++ compiler based on clang https://github.com/yrnkrn/zapcc

My Data Request: Request your data from over 100 companies https://mydatarequest.com/

Go package to make ASCII line graphs https://github.com/guptarohit/asciigraph

RebirthDB: community-developed fork of the RethinkDB database https://github.com/RebirthDB

Go West Young Firm: The Value of Entrepreneurial Migration for Startups [pdf] https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3175328

Is there a tool that summarises ’what a program did’ in linux? https://twitter.com/ianmiell/status/1007905543300747264

Agnotology: the study of culturally induced ignorance or doubt https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnotology

C++Now 2018: Eberhard Gräther “The Untapped Potential of Software Visualization” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnIFVYFspfc

A statistical technique for measuring space creation in professional soccer [pdf] http://www.sloansportsconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/1003.pdf

Show HN: End procrastination now.A menubar app to motivate you to get stuff done http://davidtsong.com/lifeglass.html

Doom 3 Mod “Phobos” – Episode 1 Gameplay Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIpGhRpkdE4

I created a proof of concept Xcode for iPad (using a Mac as build server) https://twitter.com/LouisDhauwe/status/1008071487721439233

Study finds less corruption in countries where more women are in government https://sciencebulletin.org/archives/25370.html

Washington Post employees want to go on strike because Bezos isn’t paying enough https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1008340100877570048

Kilauea Fissure 8: Lava moving very quickly [video] https://www.instagram.com/p/BkE1Pl7HpEj/

Two stars will merge in 2022 and explode into red fury http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/01/2022-red-nova

Tesla goes up in flames in video captured by actor Mary McCormack https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jun/17/tesla-fire-video-mary-mccormack-california

Rethinking GPS: Engineering Next-Gen Location at Uber https://eng.uber.com/rethinking-gps/