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Darpa invests $100M in a silicon compiler https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1333422

Reverse Engineering for Beginners https://www.begin.re/

Extracting Super Mario Bros levels with Python http://matthewearl.github.io/2018/06/28/smb-level-extractor/

Instead of ‘finding your passion,’ try developing it, Stanford scholars say https://news.stanford.edu/2018/06/18/find-passion-may-bad-advice/

There’s no limit to longevity, says study that revives human lifespan debate https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05582-3

Huygens: Scalable, Fine-grained Clock Synchronization [pdf] https://www.usenix.org/system/files/conference/nsdi18/nsdi18-geng.pdf

How a Chinese businessman became the largest supplier of pyrotechnics in the US https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/business/the-largest-supplier-of-american-fireworks-is-from-china/

Wind, solar farms produce 10% of US power in the first four months of 2018 https://renewablesnow.com/news/wind-solar-farms-produce-10-of-us-power-in-4-mo-617830/

Show HN: A raytracer to shade topographic maps in R, Part 2 http://www.tylermw.com/making-beautiful-maps/

Below the Surface: archaeological finds from metro line excavations in Amsterdam https://belowthesurface.amsterdam/en

Show your projects in motion with animated GIFs https://blog.github.com/2018-06-29-GIF-that-keeps-on-GIFing/

From Boy Geniuses to Mad Scientists: Americans and Science (2017) https://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/how-americans-got-so-weird-about-science/

Show HN: The Program – A fictional podcast inspired by Hacker News stories http://programaudioseries.com/

Breaking LTE on Layer Two https://alter-attack.net/

Eight low-tech ways to keep cool in a heatwave (2013) https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23255554

Taking Another Person’s Perspective Doesn’t Help You Understand Them http://nautil.us/blog/taking-another-persons-perspective-doesnt-help-you-understand-them

EFF Sues to Invalidate FOSTA, an Unconstitutional Internet Censorship Law https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/06/eff-sues-invalidate-fosta-unconstitutional-internet-censorship-law

Show HN: Build dApp front-ends using GraphQL https://github.com/dsys/cleargraph

Google Leads Series A Investment Round in KaiOS to Connect Next Billion Users https://www.kaiostech.com/google-leads-seriesa-investment-round-kaios-connect-next-billion-users/

Abalonia: The Island Nation That Never Was https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/cortes-bank

The Matrix Calculus You Need for Deep Learning http://explained.ai/matrix-calculus/index.html

Soufflé – Logic Defined Static Analysis http://souffle-lang.org/

A Japanese cyber-security expert who defended basic decency was stabbed to death https://www.thedailybeast.com/a-cyber-security-expert-trolled-the-trolls-then-one-killed-him

Comparison of Erlang Runtime System and Java Virtual Machine [pdf] https://ds.cs.ut.ee/courses/course-files/To303nis%20Pool%20.pdf

Crypto Coin Tether Defies Logic on Kraken’s Market, Raising Red Flags https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-tether-kraken-trades/

The US Mint lost $69M making pennies last year https://qz.com/1318203/making-pennies-costs-the-us-mint-millions/

We Timed Every Game. World Cup Stoppage Time Is Wildly Inaccurate https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/world-cup-stoppage-time-is-wildly-inaccurate/

Human Interest (YC S15) is hiring a Product Manager who likes personal finance https://humaninterest.com/careers

Phez: Loosing $29,014 Creating the Bitcoin-Rewarding Reddit https://www.failory.com/interview/phez

TCP small queues and WiFi aggregation – a war story https://lwn.net/Articles/757643/

Growing a Golf Simulator Business to $50k/month https://www.starterstory.com/stories/24-7-golf

Introducing Auto Breakfast from GitLab (sort Of) https://about.gitlab.com/2018/06/29/introducing-auto-breakfast-from-gitlab/

Marketing Firm Exactis Leaked a Personal Info Database with 340M Records https://www.wired.com/story/exactis-database-leak-340-million-records/

Effect of oxytocin on the core social symptoms of autism spectrum disorder https://www.nature.com/articles/s41380-018-0097-2

Doing Windows, Part 2: From Interface Manager to Windows https://www.filfre.net/2018/06/doing-windows-part-2-from-interface-manager-to-windows/

Novelist condemns female culture that revels in humiliating other sex https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2001/aug/14/edinburghfestival2001.edinburghbookfestival2001?CMP

Disney Imagineering has created autonomous robot stunt doubles https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/28/disney-imagineering-has-created-autonomous-robot-stunt-doubles/

Oil industry is ’peddling misinformation’ about electric vehicles https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/26/electric-vehicles-will-prevail-despite-oil-industry-misinformation.html

HyperE: Hyperbolic Embeddings for Entities https://hazyresearch.github.io/hyperE/

One-Shot Imitation from Watching Videos http://bair.berkeley.edu/blog/2018/06/28/daml/

Rihanna uses unix “nmap” to hack computer in new movie Ocean’s 8 https://nmap.org/movies/#oceans8

BreezyPDF Lite: HTML to PDF generation as a Service https://github.com/danielwestendorf/breezy-pdf-lite

Sources: Google Is Planning a Game Platform That Could Take on Xbox and PlayStat https://kotaku.com/sources-google-is-planning-a-game-platform-that-could-1827217387

A massive cache of law enforcement personnel data has leaked https://www.zdnet.com/article/a-massive-cache-of-law-enforcement-personnel-data-has-leaked/

Show HN: Yubaba, element to element orchestrator for React.js https://github.com/madou/yubaba

How to Estimate What You Can’t Predict: Web App Development Cost https://hackernoon.com/how-to-estimate-what-you-cant-predict-web-app-development-cost-71076c579b3f

Stanford computer scientists launch the Center for Blockchain Research https://engineering.stanford.edu/news/stanford-computer-scientists-launch-center-blockchain-research

How Facebook Punked and Then Gut Punched the News Biz – Talking Points Memo https://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/how-facebook-punked-and-then-gut-punched-the-news-biz

SICP Goodness – Why you don’t need looping constructs https://www.lvguowei.me/post/sicp-goodness-looping/

Azure IoT Edge being open sourced today https://github.com/Azure/iotedge

Hundreds of People Charged with Health Care Fraud and Aiding the Opioid Crisis https://gizmodo.com/the-us-government-has-charged-hundreds-of-people-with-h-1827237474

How to Implement Push Notifications for iOS and Android in React Native https://apiko.com/blog/react-native-push-notifications/

Have you ever needed to generate a random number in code? https://twitter.com/colmmacc/status/1012719876706840578

The Lawrence Journal-World, where Django was created, is now a Wordpress site https://mobile.twitter.com/jacobian/status/1012781017940316161?s=17

Talking to Duplex: Google’s phone AI feels revolutionary http://www.osnews.com/story/30527/Talking_to_Duplex_Google_s_phone_AI_feels_revolutionary

Online museum of vintage, abandoned, and pre-release software https://winworldpc.com/home

Microsoft details secret ‘pocketable’ Surface device in leaked email https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/29/17518582/microsoft-surface-dual-screen-andromeda-device-pocketable

Are There Good Jobs in the Gig Economy? https://hbr.org/2018/07/are-there-good-jobs-in-the-gig-economy

JackSON: JSON secret keeper in less than 50 lines of code https://github.com/r0hi7/jackson

Adidas US breach may have exposed millions of customers’ personal info https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/29/adidas_breach/

Tesla opens the Model 3 reservation floodgates https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/28/tesla-opens-model-3-reservations/

Performance of the 8088 on PC, PCjr and Tandy 1000 https://retro.moe/2018/03/04/performance-of-the-8088-on-pc-pcjr-and-tandy-1000/

Linux Mint 19 “Tara” Cinnamon Released https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3597

How BuzzFeed Migrated from a Perl Monolith to Go and Python Microservices https://www.infoq.com/articles/buzzfeed-microservices-migration

Sia (functional decentrialised storage platform) Community performance benchmark https://www.reddit.com/r/siacoin/comments/8usslu/sia_test_app_community_sia_v133_test_results/

Static website hosting for Azure Storage now in public preview https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-storage-static-web-hosting-public-preview/

Death on foot: America’s love of SUVs is killing pedestrians https://eu.freep.com/story/money/cars/2018/06/28/suvs-killing-americas-pedestrians/646139002/

How Not to make a beautiful wooden yoyo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ks0Lbwi0k8

Show HN: An open-source AWS workshop for beginners https://github.com/tryolabs/aws-workshop

Show HN: Blockchain GPUs Unchained-Running Neural Nets Without Hurting Hash Rate https://medium.com/@SnarkAI/blockchain-gpus-unchained-running-neural-networks-without-hurting-mining-hash-rate-38a88728a1c9

Show HN: An Open-Source iPad Calculator and Why Your App Won’t Make Any Money https://medium.com/ml-everything/a-free-open-source-ipad-calculator-and-why-your-app-wont-make-you-any-money-41eb5bd30d0e