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Found: 14,400-Year-Old Flatbread Remains That Predate Agriculture https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/worlds-oldest-bread

Parcel: Fast, zero configuration web application bundler https://github.com/parcel-bundler/parcel

Potential DNA damage from CRISPR has been ‘seriously underestimated’ study finds https://www.statnews.com/2018/07/16/crispr-potential-dna-damage-underestimated/

My adventures getting Disney’s Moana island scene to render well with Pbrt http://pharr.org/matt/blog/2018/07/16/moana-island-pbrt-all.html

How two strangers set up Dropbox and made billions https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44766487

Three Generations of Asynchronous Microprocessors (2003) [pdf] http://mail.async.caltech.edu/Pubs/PDF/2003_threegen.pdf

SwiftTLS – A TLS implementation in Swift https://github.com/nsc/SwiftTLS

Perceptrons from memristors https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.04912

China expands surveillance of sewage to police illegal drug use https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05728-3

Transcriptic (YC W15) is hiring software engineers https://www.transcriptic.com/hiring/?gh_jid=1236117

Happy 25th Anniversary Slackware Linux http://www.slackware.com/announce/1.0.php

Think everyone died young in ancient societies? Think again https://aeon.co/ideas/think-everyone-died-young-in-ancient-societies-think-again

Almost booting an iOS kernel in QEMU https://worthdoingbadly.com/xnuqemu/

UK spaceport proposed for Sutherland site https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-44839536

Improving Connectomics by an Order of Magnitude https://ai.googleblog.com/2018/07/improving-connectomics-by-order-of.html

Instapaper is going independent http://blog.instapaper.com/post/175953870856

Netflix shares decline after reporting disappointing subscriber growth https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44854632

How I keep my mom updated on my travel schedule with Python, Twilio, and GCal https://www.twilio.com/blog/2018/06/how-i-keep-my-mom-updated-on-my-travel-schedule-with-twilio-and-google-calendar.html

Rav1e: An experimental AV1 video encoder, designed to be fast and safe https://github.com/xiph/rav1e

Image optimization decreased website’s page weight by 62% https://freshman.tech/image-optimisation/

Chernobyl’s Radioactive ’Wildlife Preserve’ Spawns Growing Wolf Population https://www.livescience.com/62964-chernobyl-wolves-spreading.html

Munro Teardown Shows Tesla Model 3 Solidly Profitable [video] https://youtube.com/watch?v=pAS-yjWj9DY

Show HN: Hasura – Fast, instant GraphQL APIs on Postgres https://github.com/hasura/graphql-engine

UK unveils new Tempest fighter jet https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44848294

Reflections on Three Years of Reading Knuth http://commandlinefanatic.com/cgi-bin/showarticle.cgi?article=art070

LIDL cancels SAP introduction after spending 500M Euro https://www.br.de/nachrichten/lidl-setzt-500-millionen-euro-in-den-sand-100.html

’Should you be worried about North Korea? I went there to find out’ (January) https://theprepared.com/blog/prepping-north-korea-i-went-there-to-find-out/

Fakebook: A tool exploring the 2016 U.S. election Facebook ads bought by Russia https://fathom.info/fakebook/

How a Sneaky Furniture Expert Ripped Off the Rich and Tricked Versailles https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2018/07/how-a-sneaky-furniture-expert-tricked-versailles

Alzheimer’s risk 10 times lower with herpes medication https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322463.php

Amazon Prime Day deals ’not what they seem’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44846356

Are Google employees more productive because of company perks? https://www.quora.com/Are-Google-employees-more-productive-because-of-company-perks?share=1

Goldman Sachs model to predict World Cup game results didn’t come close https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-07-14/world-cup-goldman-sachs-gs-model-got-it-all-wrong

A Longitudinal Cohort Study on the Retainment of Test-Driven Development https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.02971

Show HN: Newsit – Get to HackerNews or Reddit Comments (Chrome Extension) https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/newsit-hacker-news-and-re/nngjdplpkehilhcinpccdbkjaknkkifl

The nightmare videos of childrens’ YouTube, James Bridle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9EKV2nSU8w

Amazon’s Curious Case of the $2,630.52 Used Paperback https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/15/technology/amazon-used-paperback-book-pricing.html

Australia’s new e-health platform crashes as people rush to opt-out https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/my-health-record-systems-collapse-under-more-opt-outs-than-expected

Show HN: Ramd.js JavaScript library for making TODO-like applications https://github.com/vladocar/ramd.js

“Direct air capture” of carbon dioxide alone won’t solve climate change https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2018/6/14/17445622/direct-air-capture-air-to-fuels-carbon-dioxide-engineering

Show HN: I ran sentiment analysis on Show HN comments and got the meanest ones https://hn.walzr.com

LWAN: Lightweight Asynchronous Multi-Threaded Event-Based Web Server https://lwan.ws/

The Chinese Government Likely Borrowed More than the US in 2017 http://thesoundingline.com/shock-the-chinese-government-likely-borrowed-more-than-the-us-in-2017/

FCC Chairman Raises “Serious Concerns” About Sinclair-Tribune Merger https://deadline.com/2018/07/fcc-chairman-ajit-pai-serious-concerns-sinclair-tribune-merger-1202427041/

Humble book bundle: Linux geek by no starch press https://www.humblebundle.com/books/linux-geek-books

Market Conditions, Trends and Home Prices in San Francisco https://www.paragon-re.com/trend/san-francisco-home-prices-market-trends-news

The US is facing a serious shortage of airline pilots https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/airline-pilot-shortage-united-states/index.html

Tesla Model 3 rollover crash shows its real-world safety https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/15/tesla-model-3-rollover-crash/

Live Tracker for Amazon Prime Day Sales http://zentail.com/primeday

Why Typewriters Continue to Be Relevant in the Indian Judiciary http://www.caravanmagazine.in/vantage/typewriters-continue-relevant-indian-judiciary

Lynx is dead – Long live Browsh for text-based internet browsing https://www.hanselman.com/blog/LynxIsDeadLongLiveBrowshForTextbasedInternetBrowsing.aspx

Think everyone died young in ancient societies? Think again https://aeon.co/ideas/think-everyone-died-young-in-ancient-societies-think-again

Show HN: A fast Skiplist library in Go https://github.com/MauriceGit/skiplist

Big Tech’s View of Universal Basic Income Is Deeply Flawed https://mondaynote.com/big-techs-view-of-universal-basic-income-is-deeply-flawed-acd7c2f2a02a

British cave diver considering legal action after ’pedo’ attack by Elon Musk https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/16/british-diver-in-thai-cave-rescue-stunned-after-attack-by-elon-musk

The Great CEO Within: How to build a category-killing company from the ground up https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZJZbv4J6FZ8Dnb0JuMhJxTnwl-dwqx5xl0s65DE3wO8/mobilebasic