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Sniper – An efficient multi-scale object detection algorithm https://github.com/mahyarnajibi/SNIPER

Understanding contravariance https://typeclasses.com/contravariance

Mysterious ‘Jumping Gene’ That Appears 500k Times in Human DNA https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/06/line1-jumping-gene/563354/?single_page=true

Secrets of Resilience: Lessons from adults who overcame difficult childhoods https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-secrets-of-resilience-1510329202

YouTube introduces channel memberships, merchandise and premieres https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/21/youtube-introduces-channel-memberships-merchandise-and-premieres/

Samsung Kicks Off Mass Production of 8 TB NF1 SSDs with PCIe 4 Interface https://www.anandtech.com/show/13003/samsung-kicks-off-mass-production-of-8-tb-nf1-ssds-with-pcie-4-interface

1971 B5500 Eliza clone written in Lispified Algol http://elizagen.org/

The Manchester Baby was the first stored-program computer https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-44554891

New chemical analysis of Aztec turquoise suggests it didn’t come from the SW US https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/06/isotope-analysis-says-aztecs-preferred-locally-grown-turquoise/

Testing out a new future for Consumer Reports https://www.cjr.org/business_of_news/consumer-reports-wirecutter.php

From rust belt to robot belt: Turning AI into jobs in the US heartland https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611412/ai-could-wreak-economic-havoc-we-need-more-of-it/

Show HN: Why Do I Procrastinate? – Web MD for Procrastination https://whydoiprocrastinate.com/

Amazon employees protest sale of facial recognition tech to law enforcement http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/393583-amazon-employees-protest-sale-of-facial-recognition-tech-to-law

Gracefully Scaling to 10k PostgreSQL Connections for $35/mo, Part Two https://articles.fti.bi/postgres-10k-connections-factom-bitcoin-raffle

The sniff test of self-recognition confirmed: Dogs have self-awareness (2017) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/09/170905111355.htm

Burger Robot Startup Opens First Restaurant https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/21/creator-hamburger-robot/

MirageFox: APT15 Resurfaces with New Tools Based on Old Ones https://www.intezer.com/miragefox-apt15-resurfaces-with-new-tools-based-on-old-ones/

Elchemy – write type safe Elixir using Elm-like syntax https://wende.github.io/elchemy/

Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/20/technology/deep-learning-artificial-intelligence.html

First physiological test for autism proves high accuracy in second trial https://news.rpi.edu/content/2018/06/19/success-blood-test-autism-affirmed

YAML: probably not so great after all (2017) https://arp242.net/weblog/yaml_probably_not_so_great_after_all.html

The Current State of Java Value Types https://www.infoq.com/news/2018/06/JavaValuesJun18

Clever (YC S12) is hiring engineers to help change education https://clever.com/about/jobs/software-engineer#gh_jid=5889

A brief introduction to the ppx extension mechanism in OCaml https://www.victor.darvariu.me/jekyll/update/2018/06/19/ppx-tutorial.html

The most expensive four words in the English language: “This time is different” https://blog.dshr.org/2018/06/the-four-most-expensive-words-in.html?

“It’s Easier To Ask Forgiveness Than To Get Permission” https://quoteinvestigator.com/2018/06/19/forgive/

Building a Camera That Can See Wifi – Radio Telescope V2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3LT_b6K0Mc

Electron 3.0.0-beta.1 – Chrome 66 and Node 10 https://electronjs.org/releases#3.0.0-beta.1

Scavenging Russia’s Rocket Graveyard Is Dangerous and Profitable http://nautil.us/blog/scavenging-russias-rocket-graveyard-is-dangerous-and-profitable

GNU Parallel 20180622 (Kim Trump) Released http://savannah.gnu.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=9179

A Beginner’s Guide to Firewalling with pf http://srobb.net/pf.html

Koko, a gorilla who could do sign language, has died at 46 https://metro.co.uk/2018/06/21/famous-gorilla-koko-sign-language-died-age-46-7648488/

China is no longer importing waste – 111M tons will have to go elsewhere https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-20/china-just-handed-the-world-a-111-million-ton-trash-problem

Nintendo and Microsoft team up to promote cross-play, while Sony remains silent https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/21/17488530/nintendo-switch-microsoft-xbox-minecraft-cross-play-marketing-sony

Using Deep Learning to Help Pathologists Find Tumors http://research.baidu.com/Blog/index-view?id=104

Particle physics experiments have stopped answering to grand theories https://aeon.co/essays/has-the-quest-for-top-down-unification-of-physics-stalled

Show HN: GitCompare – Easily compare open source projects https://gitcompare.com/

Big fish are found deep not because of age, climate, or prey, but because of us https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/06/ecological-law-turns-out-to-just-be-the-result-of-us-fishing/

Synergy-core: Open source core of Synergy, the keyboard and mouse sharing tool https://github.com/symless/synergy-core

Learn new technology through writing a tutorial about it https://nanxiao.me/en/learn-new-technology-through-writing-a-tutorial-about-it/

CS230: Deep Learning – Project Reports and Posters, Spring 2018 http://cs230.stanford.edu/proj-spring-2018.html

Association of Type 2 Diabetes with Titanium Dioxide Crystals in the Pancreas https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.8b00047

A Git protocol parser written in Go https://github.com/google/gitprotocolio

In a world of digital nomads, we will all be made homeless https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/18/digital-nomad-homeless-tech-work

Cookbook – Bayesian Modeling with PyMC3 https://eigenfoo.xyz/bayesian-modelling-cookbook/

Transfer.sh – File sharing from the command line https://transfer.sh/

Show HN: An Implementation of the Language from “Writing an Interpreter in Go” https://github.com/skx/monkey/

From rust belt to robot belt: Turning AI into jobs in the US heartland https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611412/ai-could-wreak-economic-havoc-we-need-more-of-it/

Facial Recognition Cameras Do Not Belong in Schools https://www.nyclu.org/en/news/facial-recognition-cameras-do-not-belong-schools

Show HN: BhagavadGita.io (Bhagavad Gita – Simplified) https://bhagavadgita.io/app/

SEC issues warning against John McAfee’s crypto shilling https://itsblockchain.com/john-mcafee-crypto-shilling/

Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca was unable to identify company owners https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-44553932

Bedford and the Normalization of Deviance http://www.rapp.org/archives/2015/12/normalization-of-deviance/

Surgeon Atul Gawande selected as CEO of new health care company from Amazon https://www.statnews.com/2018/06/20/surgeon-atul-gawande-selected-ceo-amazon-partners/

ChaCha20 and Poly1305 for IETF Protocols https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8439

Sketchpad: A man-machine graphical communication system (1963) [pdf] https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/techreports/UCAM-CL-TR-574.pdf

Starting an automated business for some friends as a gift https://jonw.com/impressed-or-horrifed/

PostgreSQL Features You May Not Have Tried but Should https://pgdash.io/blog/postgres-features.html?h=

An analysis of the airfare prediction app Hopper https://www.underglass.io/read/Hopper

Erlang OTP 21.0 is Released http://www.erlang.org/news/123

Half billion tries for a HAMMER2 bug https://www.dragonflydigest.com/2018/06/20/21411.html

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES SOUTH DAKOTA V WAYFAIR, INC., ET AL . [pdf] https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/17pdf/17-494_j4el.pdf?mod=article_inline

Toxic Substances Portal - Perfluoroalkyls https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/tp.asp?id=1117&tid=237

Bias detectives: the researchers striving to make algorithms fair https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05469-3

Show HN: DivANS – Rust simd compression algorithm demo in WASM in the browser https://dropbox.github.io/divans

Observations of the missing baryons in the warm–hot intergalactic medium https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0204-1

Marsjs – Labeling photos in browser with Tensorflow.js https://github.com/MarsAtHome/marsjs

People are recycling too much garbage, and it’s threatening the industry http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny-news-recycle-garbage-economics-20180620-story.html

Go-benchmark: Golang benchmarks used for optimizing code https://github.com/cornelk/go-benchmark

Projects to Help You Learn React (2017) https://daveceddia.com/react-practice-projects/

Algeria shuts down internet to prevent cheating during high school exams https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jun/21/algeria-shuts-internet-prevent-cheating-school-exams

It took a long time for de Gaulle to become ‘de Gaulle’ https://www.spectator.co.uk/2018/06/it-took-a-long-time-for-de-gaulle-to-become-de-gaulle/

Tesla sues ex-employee for hacking, theft, and leaking to the press https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/20/17484030/tesla-sues-employee-hacking-theft-leaking

Useful Idiots: On Elif Batuman’s ’The Idiot’ https://thepointmag.com/2018/criticism/useful-idiots

Show HN: MRuby-Zest – A Scriptable Audio GUI Framework http://log.fundamental-code.com/2018/06/16/mruby-zest.html

Vibora: Fast, asynchronous and sexy Python web framework https://github.com/vibora-io/vibora

Show HN: A world cup 2018 live dashboard with browser notifications https://victorparmar.github.io/worldcup-live/

Desperate Coinbase customers turn to SEC with allegations of fraud https://mashable.com/2018/06/20/sec-coinbase-complaints-fraud/#KY6gkAueAiqI

Posthumous lust and the internet: a love story https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/hot-or-not-history

First-Class Statistical Missing Values Support in Julia 0.7 https://julialang.org/blog/2018/06/missing

Lawsuit alleges U.S. forcibly gave migrant children psychiatric drugs https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/u-s-centers-force-migrant-children-take-drugs-lawsuit-n885386

European parliament committee approves vote on ‘disastrous’ copyright bill https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44546620

After 6 years of lawsuits, we’ve won the war on magnets is over https://old.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/8sioxt/after_6_years_of_lawsuits_weve_won_the_war_on/

Breaking the origin-model in Edge, using range requests and web audio https://jakearchibald.com/2018/i-discovered-a-browser-bug/

Democrat with financial ties to AT&T just gutted California’s net neutrality law https://mashable.com/2018/06/20/net-neutrality-california-miguel-santiago/#ter1024PNmqN

Linode Fremont servers are down https://status.linode.com/

Towards a fully reproducible Debian https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/757118/f2f894279576c348/

Instagram launches IGTV (vertical videos platform) https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/20/igtv/

People’s egos get bigger after meditation and yoga, says a new study https://qz.com/1307380/yoga-and-meditation-boost-your-ego-say-psychology-researchers/

Watching a species vanish in real-time https://psmag.com/magazine/watching-the-vaquita-vanish

Facebook adding auto-playing video ads to Messenger https://qz.com/1309535/facebook-is-putting-autoplaying-video-ads-in-messenger/

Dexter – A low cost, high precision haptic robotic arm w 50 micron repeatability https://hackaday.io/project/158779-dexter

How Blinkist Drives 50,000 App Downloads per Month with Content Marketing https://trifinlabs.com/content-marketing-app-downloads/

Article 13 and Article 11: EU’s Terrible Copyright Bills Pass Vote https://gizmodo.com/the-end-of-all-thats-good-and-pure-about-the-internet-1826963763

My Teenage Video Game Obsession Wasn’t ’Gaming Disorder’ https://reason.com/blog/2018/06/20/who-formally-classifies-video-game-addic

It’s not just Microsoft: lots of tech companies are quietly helping ICE https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/20/17485238/ice-contract-microsoft-motorola-dell-hp-enterprise-deportation

Show HN: Early version of a Speed Dating Community https://fast-bayou-74365.herokuapp.com

State of the Site: Metafilter financial update and future directions https://metatalk.metafilter.com/24814/State-of-the-Site-Metafilter-financial-update-and-future-directions

Show HN: Offline First Todo App Made with PouchDB and ServiceWorkers https://cherrypc.com/todo/index.html

Florida airport to require all international passengers to submit to a face scan https://apnews.com/amp/eade4e6efbf442328b0e1eefabd98f05

Microsoft acquires Bonsai to help with its artificial intelligence push https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/20/microsoft-buys-ai-start-up-bonsai.html

The FDA is powerless to stop right-to-try profiteers https://www.statnews.com/2018/06/20/right-to-try-opportunism/

Show HN: Refined GitHub – Simplify the GitHub interface and adds useful features https://github.com/sindresorhus/refined-github

MoviePass is going to introduce surge pricing on popular movies by July http://www.businessinsider.com/moviepass-is-going-to-launch-surge-pricing-by-july-imax-and-3d-later-2018-6

Musk emails alleged Tesla saboteur, ’You’re a horrible human being’ https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/21/elon-musk-tesla-lawsuit-sabotage-model-3/

SEC Documents Detail Scores of Fraud Allegations Against Coinbase https://mashable.com/2018/06/20/sec-coinbase-complaints-fraud/#NXTZN8CH.iqF

Google Assistant no longer needs every ’hey’ and ’OK’ https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/21/google-assistant-continued-conversation-available/

California net neutrality bill ‘eviscerated’ in Assembly committee meeting https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/California-net-neutrality-bill-eviscerated-13011048.php

Show HN: Pion-WebRTC, a Go Native WebRTC Implementation https://github.com/pions/webrtc

Dexter – A low cost, high precision haptic robotic arm w 50 micron repeatability https://hackaday.io/project/158779-dexter

All Amazon Prime members can now try clothes before they buy https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/20/amazon-prime-wardrobe-open-to-all-subscribers/

Show HN: Revert back to good old GitHub Homepage https://gist.github.com/amitmerchant1990/198ecb4a6166176ef6866f1f4aee7298

Show HN: iOS 12 Dark Mode Notifications https://codepen.io/gabriellewee/pen/MXyKLW

Researchers find last of universe’s missing ordinary matter https://phys.org/news/2018-06-universe-ordinary.html

Show HN: Turn a .NET core website into a desktop app using webview (no electron) https://github.com/zenakuten/webview-cs

Diabetes Breakthrough: Common Vaccine Can Improve Blood Sugar Levels Long-Term http://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/06/21/diabetes-breakthrough-bcg-vaccine-blood-sugar-levels/

Show HN: Electronics Hobbyists – Feedback on Search Startup https://www.buyparts.io/

Someone live coding a distributed content network similar to YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC63JyBlOxP6M7mtKXiGixRQ

Tesla sues ex-employee for hacking and theft. But he says he’s a whistleblower http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/20/technology/tesla-sues-employee/

Inside Nintendo’s “perfect” method for detecting online Switch piracy https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/06/inside-nintendos-perfect-method-for-detecting-online-switch-piracy/

Anthony Bourdain and the ‘Silent Epidemic of Male Suicide’ http://www.grubstreet.com/2018/06/anthony-bourdain-and-the-silent-epidemic-of-male-suicide.html

The Wild Email Exchange Between Tesla’s Alleged ’Saboteur’ and Elon Musk https://jalopnik.com/heres-the-wild-email-exchange-between-teslas-alleged-sa-1827017800

Waymo, Uber, Ford joining forces to explore ‘human impact’ of self-driving cars https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/19/17476112/waymo-uber-ford-self-driving-cars-coalition-jobs

Airlines Providing Attendants Customer Data http://archive.is/8v33R

In a world of digital nomads, we will all be made homeless https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/18/digital-nomad-homeless-tech-work

Supercomputer Aurora 21 will map the human brain, starting in 2021 http://bigthink.com/philip-perry/supercomputer-aurora-21-will-map-the-human-brain-starting-in-2021

I can’t watch my brother’s graduation because the organist played Star Wars https://www.reddit.com/r/assholedesign/comments/8rcedt/i_cant_watch_my_brothers_graduation_ceremony/

Volkswagen fixes seat belt flaw with zip ties that snap apart when braking https://metropolitan.fi/entry/volkswagen-fixes-seat-belt-flaw-with-zip-ties-that-snap-apart-when-breaking

European Union’s JURI committee approves universal copyright filters https://twitter.com/Senficon/status/1009359196054224897

The software engineer’s guide to asserting dominance in the workplace https://medium.com/feature-creep/the-software-engineer-s-guide-to-asserting-office-dominance-ddea7b598df7

’Facebook is taking everything’: rising rents drive out Silicon Valley families https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jun/20/facebook-silicon-valley-housing-crisis-families-pushed-out

Supreme Court Clears Way for Sales Taxes on Internet Merchants https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/21/us/politics/supreme-court-sales-taxes-internet-merchants.html

Airbnb is ’sunsetting’ React Native, reinvesting all efforts back into native https://medium.com/airbnb-engineering/sunsetting-react-native-1868ba28e30a

Airbnb is sunsetting React Native and reinvesting all efforts into native https://medium.com/airbnb-engineering/sunsetting-react-native-1868ba28e30a

What happens when China’s state-run media embraces AI? https://www.cjr.org/analysis/china-xinhua-news-ai.php