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Stencila: An open source office suite for reproducible research https://stenci.la/

Air Gapping a MacBook Air: The Great BCM15700A2 Mystery https://tech.firstlook.media/macbook-air-broadcom-bcm15700a2-mystery

Asmttpd: Web server for Linux written in amd64 assembly (2017) https://github.com/nemasu/asmttpd

Zero-Knowledge Proofs https://zkp.science/

The Fast Meme Transform: Convert Audio into Linux Commands http://blog.robertelder.org/fast-meme-transform/

Learn how to design large-scale systems https://github.com/donnemartin/system-design-primer

Libaco: A blazing fast and lightweight C asymmetric coroutine library https://github.com/hnes/libaco

How the BBC and ITV are fixing delays on World Cup live streams http://www.wired.co.uk/article/england-vs-croatia-live-stream-bbc-iplayer-itv

Microsoft Urges Congress to Regulate Use of Facial Recognition https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/13/technology/microsoft-facial-recognition.html

Towers Toppled at Historic Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 17 https://www.space.com/41159-historic-launch-towers-toppled-cape-canaveral.html

What Is a Blazar? It’s Like Staring Down the Barrel of a Black Hole http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2018/07/12/what-is-a-blazar/

Towards Inferring Mechanical Lock Combinations Using Wrist-Wearables https://arxiv.org/abs/1710.00217

George Hotz is on a hacker crusade against the ‘scam’ of self-driving cars https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/13/17561484/george-hotz-comma-ai-self-driving-car-scam-diy-kit

The Egison Programming Language https://www.egison.org/

Snow – Conceal messages in ASCII text (2013) http://www.darkside.com.au/snow/

EFF to Patent Office: Don’t Make It Harder to Kill Bad Patents https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/07/eff-patent-office-dont-make-it-harder-kill-bad-patents

Dhall – A Distributed, Safe Configuration Language https://github.com/dhall-lang/dhall-lang

Interview with Paul Romer On Hong Kong, Charter Cities and Growth Theory (2015) https://medium.com/econexplainer/interview-with-prof-romer-on-hong-kong-charter-cities-and-growth-theory-85b4c0353cf0

Things We Need to Know About Technological Change (1998) [pdf] http://web.cs.ucdavis.edu/~rogaway/classes/188/materials/postman.pdf

Verifying Transactional Consistency with Jepsen and FaunaDB https://blog.fauna.com/verifying-transactional-consistency-with-jepsen-and-faunadb

A years-old, one-letter typo led to Aliens: Colonial Marines‘ weird AI https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/07/a-years-old-one-letter-typo-led-to-aliens-colonial-marines-awful-ai/

Redesigned MacBook Pro keyboard uses new method for repelling dust, says iFixit https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/13/17570538/apple-macbook-pro-keyboard-design-patent-dust-dirt-liquid-resistant-ifixit

Therapy experience is associated with negative changes in personality (2017) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092656616302410?via%3Dihub

Implementing Open Source Container Security, Part 1: Runtime Security https://sysdig.com/blog/oss-container-security-runtime/

Human Transit (2011) http://humantransit.org/book

All the Problems with WeWork’s Tyrannical New “No Meat” Policy https://slate.com/business/2018/07/all-the-problems-with-weworks-no-meat-policy.html

The Haskell School of Music – From Signals to Symphonies (2014) [pdf] http://haskell.cs.yale.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/HSoM.pdf

Show HN: Announce and discover GitHub repos http://icodedis.tool.cards/#/

Homo sapiens evolved within a set of interlinked groups living across Africa https://www.cell.com/trends/ecology-evolution/fulltext/S0169-5347(18)30117-4

Patreon mistakenly shut down successfully funded project Armory3D https://armory3d.org/fund.html

Researchers contest widely-accepted UN’s predictions on urban population growth http://www.thisisplace.org/i/?id=0150beca-e3f5-47e0-bc74-9ccc5ef1db8a

Bitcoin Hash Rate Rapidly Growing Despite Price https://cryptoslate.com/bitcoin-hash-rate-rapidly-growing-despite-price/

Will an 18th-Century Giant Finally Get a Burial at Sea? https://daily.jstor.org/will-an-18th-century-giant-finally-get-a-burial-at-sea

Boring Company unveils bricks being produced from dirt dug in its tunnels https://electrek.co/2018/07/13/elon-musk-boring-company-bricks-dirt-tunnels/

Facebook has a movie piracy problem, but it can’t(or won’t) do anything about it https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/13/17568302/facebook-movie-piracy-groups-copyright-security-streaming-links

Support for native Go versioning is now in tip https://groups.google.com/forum/m/#!topic/golang-dev/a5PqQuBljF4

EPA’s proposed new rule would allow it to ignore the best available science https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/trumps-epa-puts-our-health-at-risk/

MacBook Pro Keys Feature a Silicone Barrier to Prevent Malfunctions Due to Dust https://www.macrumors.com/2018/07/13/ifixit-butterfly-keyboard-silicone-barrier/

Why Japanese Whisky Is So Good and So Hard to Find http://roadsandkingdoms.com/2018/japanese-whisky-good-hard-find/

City street orientations around the world http://geoffboeing.com/2018/07/city-street-orientations-world/

Nokia 6.1 Review–The best answer to “What Android phone should I buy?” https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/07/nokia-6-1-review-the-perfect-phone-for-your-friends-and-family/

The Unleashed Operating System http://unleashed-os.org/

Show HN: Start actually reading what you saved in your bookmarks – Meet Mailist http://mailist.app

Teaching R to New Users – From tapply to the Tidyverse https://simplystatistics.org/2018/07/12/use-r-keynote-2018/

US HHS Plans to Delete 20 Years of Critical Medical Guidelines Next Week https://www.thedailybeast.com/hhs-plans-to-delete-20-years-of-critical-medical-guidelines-next-week

FDA tries to take the reins on regulating cultured meat http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/07/fda-tries-take-reins-regulating-cultured-meat

Inside Facebook, Twitter and Google’s AI battle over your social lives https://www.cnet.com/features/inside-facebook-twitter-and-googles-ai-battle-over-your-social-lives/

Starbucks Bans Plastic Straws, Winds Up Using More Plastic https://reason.com/blog/2018/07/12/starbucks-straw-ban-will-see-the-company

When generating a random password, the result must still be a valid string https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20180713-00/?p=99235

US filing against Russian hackers highlights role of cryptocurrencies in crime https://meanderful.blogspot.com/2018/07/crypto-crime-recycled-vignette.html

WeWork Will No Longer Let Employees Expense Any Kind of Meat http://time.com/5338287/wework-meat-vegetarian-company-environment/

13900+ of these devices have their password as “123456” https://twitter.com/ankit_anubhav/status/1017836336672399361

Show HN: Startup Slack Simulator, result of 2 day game jam https://free-lives-jam-may-2018.now.sh

Mueller charges 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking 2016 election https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/13/special-counsel-mueller-charges-12-russian-intelligence-officers-with-.html

George Hotz is on a hacker crusade against the ‘scam’ of self-driving cars https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/13/17561484/george-hotz-comma-ai-self-driving-car-scam-diy-kit

Adobe to Launch Full Version of Photoshop for iPad, Expected in 2019 https://www.macrumors.com/2018/07/13/adobe-photoshop-ipad-2019-report/

WeWork will no longer serve meat at events or expense meals with it https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/13/wework-meat-events-expense-ban

Open offices are as bad as they seem–they reduce face-to-face time by 70% https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/07/in-open-offices-workers-chat-70-less-are-less-productive-and-email-more/

Apple Partnered with Blackmagic Design on an External GPU for MacBooks https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/12/apple-partnered-with-black-magic-on-an-external-gpu-for-macbooks/