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The NES turns 30: How it began, worked, and saved an industry (2013) https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/07/time-to-feel-old-inside-the-nes-on-its-30th-birthday/

The Machine That Builds Itself: The Strengths of the Lisp Languages (2016) https://arxiv.org/abs/1608.02621

The physics of baking good pizza https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.08790

Timsort is a sorting algorithm that is efficient for real-world data https://hackernoon.com/timsort-the-fastest-sorting-algorithm-youve-never-heard-of-36b28417f399

Mozilla Overhauls Speech-To-Text Contribution Interface https://voice.mozilla.org/speak

Captain Beefheart Radar Station http://www.beefheart.com/

How to make MongoDB not suck for analytics https://www.scaleapi.com/blog/athena#asdf

Design case history: the Commodore 64 (1985) [pdf] https://spectrum.ieee.org/ns/pdfs/commodore64_mar1985.pdf

There was a time when search engines were a thing, and it seems they still are http://boston.conman.org/2018/06/30.1

Beenz, a digital currency before Bitcoin https://thehustle.co/beenz-pre-bitcoin-digital-currency

Study reports cell phones may be making us hypersocial, rather than antisocial https://neurosciencenews.com/social-interaction-addiction-8445/

Phantom traffic jams, and why lane expansion isn’t really successful https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/traffic-talk-ford-vanderbilt-2018/

Google and Nasdaq Pursuing Nano-Second Precision in Network Time Protocol https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/29/technology/computer-networks-speed-nasdaq.html

Cryptocurrency is driving innovation in the financial sector https://www.theindy.us/crypto-success-is-driving-innovation-in-the-financial-sector/

Show HN: Google Drive as a file system https://github.com/harababurel/gcsf

OpenBSD in Amsterdam: VMs on vmd(8) servers https://openbsd.amsterdam/

After the Fall: Ten Years After the Crash https://www.lrb.co.uk/v40/n13/john-lanchester/after-the-fall

Tesla meets self-imposed deadline for Model 3, rolls out 5000 cars in a week https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/29/tesla-q2-production-and-delivery-numbers.html

An Extremely Consequential Supreme Court Decision Slipped Under the Radar https://theintercept.com/2018/06/27/american-express-supreme-court-ruling/

Homes ’Earn’ Minimum Wage or More in Almost Half the Nation’s Largest Cities https://www.zillow.com/research/hourly-home-equity-earnings-19356/

Search Lookaside Buffer: Efficient Caching for Index Data Structures [pdf] http://omega.uta.edu/~xxw4571/papers/slb.pdf

Why My 11-Year Old Stopped Coding Then Switched to Python https://hackernoon.com/why-my-11-year-old-stopped-coding-then-started-again-ccc259f2f1a5

American Gut: An Open Platform for Citizen Science Microbiome Research [pdf] http://msystems.asm.org/content/msys/3/3/e00031-18.full.pdf

Memristive crypto primitive for building highly secure functions (2015) https://www.nature.com/articles/srep12785

In Chile, border collies are sowing seeds, bringing life back to forests (2017) http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/chile-three-border-collies-are-planting-seeds-bringing-life-back-forests-destroyed-by-fire-1628737

Awesome macOS open source applications https://github.com/serhii-londar/open-source-mac-os-apps

SiFive to release source code to initialize HiFive Unleashed RISC-V board https://forums.sifive.com/t/ddr-controller-configuration-register-values-for-hifive-unleashed/1334/8

Flexport is hiring software engineers https://www.flexport.com/careers/department/engineering

MIT Study debunks notion large chunks of Medicare go to futile end-of-life care http://news.mit.edu/2018/value-late-life-health-care-spending-medicare-0628

Silicon Valley’s Exclusive Salary Database https://www.wired.com/story/silicon-valleys-exclusive-salary-database

Hi-tech dreamcatcher defeats sleep amnesia https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-44371572

Show HN: A Lisp interpreter in C# 7 https://github.com/nukata/lisp-in-cs

Friedrich Nietzsche: The Physiology of Politics http://blogs.harvard.edu/mattschrage/2018/04/26/the-physiology-of-politics/

More States Opting to ’Robo-Grade’ Student Essays by Computer https://www.npr.org/2018/06/30/624373367/more-states-opting-to-robo-grade-student-essays-by-computer

The scooter company that raised 400M in 4 months is what is wrong with SV http://www.businessinsider.com/birds-400-million-in-4-months-is-the-poster-child-for-silicon-valley-2018-6

Functional programming paradigms in modern JavaScript: Partial Application https://hackernoon.com/functional-programming-paradigms-in-modern-javascript-partial-application-fbd6c9c93a0d

Bill to End Patent Office Validity Challenges Introduced in House https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/bill-to-end-patent-office-validity-challenges-introduced-in-house

This Is Water – David Foster Wallace https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CrOL-ydFMI

Developers. Our last, best hope for ethics? https://www.infoq.com/articles/developers-tech-ethics

Show HN: Bookmarks manager – Fastbmk.com http://fastbmk.com/

How China censors the net: by making sure there’s too much information https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/16/how-china-censors-internet-information

The Real Origins of the Religious Right: Segregation (2014) https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/05/religious-right-real-origins-107133?o=0

Could psychedelics transform mental health? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-44575139

LTE flaw lets attackers hijack your browsing session and record websites visited https://www.xda-developers.com/lte-flaw-attackers-hijack-browsing-session/

Poop Is Raining from the Sky in Canada, and the Government Says It’s Not Planes https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wjbm3w/poo-raining-from-the-sky-in-canada-government-says-not-planes

Kevin MacDonald and the Elevation of Anti-Semitic Pseudoscience https://undark.org/article/kevin-macdonald-anti-semitism-psychology/

This Mutation Math Shows How Life Keeps on Evolving https://www.wired.com/story/this-mutation-math-shows-how-life-keeps-on-evolving

The controversy over child killing among Amazon tribes in Brazil https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/04/09/the-right-to-kill-brazil-infanticide/

GitHub Developers Are Giving Microsoft a Chance https://www.wired.com/story/github-developers-are-giving-microsoft-a-chance

Can Elon Musk and Tesla Reinvent the Way Cars Are Made? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/30/business/tesla-factory-musk.html

GUN: a realtime, decentralized, offline-first, graph database engine https://gun.eco

We may have answered the Fermi Paradox: We are alone in the universe https://qz.com/1314111/we-may-have-answered-the-fermi-paradox-we-are-alone-in-the-universe/

Rewards of Up to $500,000 Offered for OpenBSD Zero-Days (and other dist.) https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=153039317823190&w=2

“Find your passion” is bad advice, say Yale and Stanford psychologists https://qz.com/1314088/find-your-passion-is-bad-advice-say-yale-and-stanford-psychologists/

Tesla produce 7000 cars in seven days https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1013519243030253570

Middle-aged entrepreneurs are more successful than young ones https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/06/why-middle-aged-entrepreneurs-are-better-than-young-ones/

Gentoo’s GitHub Organization Was Hacked https://gentoo.org/news/2018/06/28/Github-gentoo-org-hacked.html

Comcast aware of nationwide outage impacting its internet, video and voice users https://tech.slashdot.org/story/18/06/29/1730238/comcast-is-facing-a-nationwide-outage-users-say

The Ratio of Workers to Retirees Is Plunging Across Developed Economies http://thesoundingline.com/there-are-now-barely-two-workers-per-senior-in-most-developed-economies/