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In 1914, a 200ft wave at Trinidad, California (2014) https://briantissot.com/2014/12/31/the-giant-200-foot-wave-at-trinidad-california/

My home lab setup for highly-available Internet https://github.com/bradfitz/homelab

Nasa to test ‘quiet’ supersonic flights over Texas https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/nasa-supersonic-flights-testing/index.html

AdamW and Super-convergence is now the fastest way to train neural nets http://www.fast.ai/2018/07/02/adam-weight-decay/

Booze, Sex, and the Dark Art of Dealmaking in China http://www.chinafile.com/reporting-opinion/postcard/bro-code

Molecular oxygen in comet’s atmosphere not created on its surface https://phys.org/news/2018-07-molecular-oxygen-comet-atmosphere-surface.html

The final step for huge-page swapping https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/758677/0d004feb1bbc862b/

A collection of free datasets from Microsoft Research https://msropendata.com/

Fuzzyset – A Human-Readable Interactive Representation of a Code Library http://glench.github.io/fuzzyset.js/ui/

Show HN: Termtosvg – Record terminal sessions as SVG animations https://github.com/nbedos/termtosvg

First Report of Habitual Stone Tool Use by Cebus Monkeys https://newsdesk.si.edu/releases/first-report-habitual-stone-tool-use-cebus-monkeys

JINQ – A minimalistic library for Java inspired from .NET LINQ https://github.com/VivekRagunathan/JINQ

Show HN: GraphCMS – A GraphQL-based Headless CMS https://graphcms.com/blog/new-graphcms-ready-for-launch

Speaking in code: hands-free programming https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05588-x

Cities don’t have to offer huge subsidies to companies like Apple and Amazon https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/jul/03/cities-need-to-stop-selling-out-to-big-tech-companies-theres-a-better-way

Google to developers: We take down your extension because we can https://palant.de/2018/07/03/google-to-developers-we-take-down-your-extension-because-we-can

Mastodon WTF timeline http://ansuz.sooke.bc.ca/entry/335

The impact of the ‘open’ workspace on human collaboration http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/373/1753/20170239

PEP 572: Python assignment expressions has been accepted https://groups.google.com/d/msg/dev-python/egS7A22oJgE/Ar6TfdrQCAAJ

How we solved GitLab’s CHANGELOG conflict crisis https://about.gitlab.com/2018/07/03/solving-gitlabs-changelog-conflict-crisis/

The Lobby (YC W18) Is Looking for a Founding VP of Engineering in NYC https://www.thelobby.io/careers

Show HN: Hottbox – Higher-Order Tensors Toolbox https://github.com/hottbox/hottbox

The Dangers of Train Yards, Through the Eyes of Railroad Employees https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/train-yard-photos-1960s

Conservation of Intent: why A/B tests aren’t as effective as they look http://andrewchen.co/conservation-of-intent/

Seattle’s Mystery Soda Machine Has Gone Missing https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/seattle-mystery-soda-machine-is-missing

CS50, Harvard’s Largest Class Expands Its Line Up of Courses https://www.class-central.com/report/harvard-cs50-new-courses

Average annual hours worked per country https://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DataSetCode=ANHRS#

Italy Wikipedia shuts down in protest at proposed EU copyright law https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44696302

Uganda has rolled out a 5-cent daily tax to access social media http://time.com/5328463/uganda-social-media-tax/

Show HN: Tetris with words – I created this small game, please give feedback https://www.indexzero.in/word-tetris/

Worldometers – real time world statistics http://www.worldometers.info/#.Wzt53GIhufc.hackernews

Adversarial Reprogramming of Neural Networks https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.11146

Web APIs, Game Engines, and the Universal Inspect Button https://medium.com/@juancampa/4c49eac1073c

Evaluating the privacy implications of a canvas fingerprinting countermeasure https://antoinevastel.com/tracking/2018/07/01/eval-canvasdef.html

Pfizer raises prices on 100 drugs–again–despite backlash from public, lawmakers https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/07/pfizer-raises-prices-on-100-drugs-again-despite-backlash-from-public-lawmakers/

Show HN: Fork – a fast and friendly Git client for Mac and Windows https://git-fork.com

Is My Phone Recording Everything I Say? Researchers Investigate https://gizmodo.com/these-academics-spent-the-last-year-testing-whether-you-1826961188

The Nvidia Titan V Deep Learning Deep Dive: It’s All About the Tensor Cores https://www.anandtech.com/show/12673/titan-v-deep-learning-deep-dive/

You Wouldn’t Steal a Meme: The Threat from Article 13 http://copybuzz.com/copyright/you-wouldnt-steal-a-meme-the-threat-from-article-13/

Facebook is shutting down three apps, including a teen app called tbh http://money.cnn.com/2018/07/03/technology/facebook-tbh-app-shut-down/index.html

Host plants tell insects when to grow longer wings and migrate https://phys.org/news/2018-07-host-insects-longer-wings-migrate.html

NASA just got closer Ceres than ever before, and here’s what it looks like https://bgr.com/2018/07/03/ceres-photos-nasa-dawn-spacecraft/

A simple distraction-free, no gimmick writing tool https://skadimoolam.github.io/Simple-Writing-Tool/

“The rep made it sound like there was free money on the sidewalk each night.” https://slate.com/technology/2018/05/charging-bird-scooters-overnight-is-like-a-much-less-fun-version-of-pokemon-go.html

The Thanos subreddit is gleefully heading for mass slaughter https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/3/17530668/thanos-subreddit-avengers-infinity-war

Cheating Fortnite players are flooding the internet with malware https://www.techradar.com/news/players-cheating-in-fortnite-are-flooding-internet-with-malware

Netflix Is No. 1 Choice for TV Viewing, Beating Broadcast, Cable and YouTube https://variety.com/2018/tv/news/netflix-tv-survey-broadcast-cable-youtube-1202864459/

Yes you can use challenging vocabulary in a picture book https://picturebookden.blogspot.com/2018/07/whats-in-word-yes-you-can-use.html

Unicorn Startup Simulator https://www.toggl.com/startup-simulator/

PHP Graphic User Interface Library https://github.com/gabrielrcouto/php-gui

Google’s DeepMind Taught AI Teamwork by Playing Quake III Arena https://venturebeat.com/2018/07/03/googles-deepmind-taught-ai-teamwork-by-playing-quake-iii-arena/

Digg v4 Launch Story https://lethain.com/digg-v4/

Show HN: The easiest way to find domains like “MailChimp” or “TaskRabbit” https://domainemu.com

Boiling, steaming or rinsing? Physics of the Chinese cuisine https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.09912

Samsung phones are sending pictures to contacts without users knowing https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/03/samsung-phones-sending-pictures-to-contacts-without-users-knowing.html

Lyft and Uber Won’t Be Happy Until They’re Your One-Stop Transit Guide https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/03/business/dealbook/lyft-uber-bike-sharing.html

Samsung phones are spontaneously texting users’ photos to random contacts https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/7/2/17528076/samsung-phones-text-rcs-update-messages

How Justin and Daniel Kan’s mom brought them up to build 2B dollar startups http://www.businessinsider.com/twitch-founder-justin-kan-interview-2018-7

Moves to shut down on July 31st https://moves-app.com

SICP Goodness – A deep dive into square root procedure https://www.lvguowei.me/post/sicp-goodness-sqrt/

A curated list of websites that accept guest blogs https://writeforus.io/

Data Privacy Policy Must Empower Users and Innovation https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/04/smarter-privacy-rules-what-look-what-avoid

Trip report: Summer ISO C++ standards meeting (Rapperswil) https://herbsutter.com/2018/07/02/trip-report-summer-iso-c-standards-meeting-rapperswil/

Carnegie Mellon Admission Levels Field by Eliminating Demonstrated Interest https://admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/eliminating-demonstrated-interest

Elon Musk ordered Tesla engineers to stop doing a critical brake test on Model 3 http://www.businessinsider.com/tesla-elon-musk-orders-engineers-to-stop-brake-and-roll-testing-2018-6

The Rise and Fall of CrossFit’s Science Crusader https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephaniemlee/russell-berger-crossfit-science-lgbt

MongoDB Blog: Analyzing the interplay between memory, disk, and read performance https://www.mongodb.com/blog/post/through-the-looking-glass-analyzing-the-interplay-between-memory-disk-and-read-performance

Tesla’s factory brought high-paid tech jobs; may have depleted public services https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/jul/03/all-humanity-has-left-the-area-the-cities-paying-for-tesla-gigafactory

Facebook reveals it gave 61 companies access to widely blocked user data https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jul/02/facebook-user-data-access-companies-privacy

Serverless Performance: Cloudflare Workers, Lambda and LambdaEdge https://blog.cloudflare.com/serverless-performance-comparison-workers-lambda/

Digg’s v4 launch: an optimism born of necessity https://lethain.com/digg-v4/

Here’s Some Cryptocurrency. Now Please Use It https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/01/technology/cryptocurrency-ripple.html

Facebook reveals it gave 61 companies access to widely blocked user data https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jul/02/facebook-user-data-access-companies-privacy

When It Comes to Entrepreneurs, Youth Isn’t Everything http://www.nber.org/digest/jul18/w24489.shtml