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A Rogue Tesla Mechanic Resurrecting Salvaged Cars [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuAMczraBIM

iTerm2 has a new drawing engine that uses Metal 2 https://gitlab.com/gnachman/iterm2/wikis/Metal-Renderer

A new shape called the scutoid has been discovered in our cells https://gizmodo.com/the-scutoid-is-geometrys-newest-shape-and-it-could-be-1827924643

If you put chalk under a powerful microscope https://twitter.com/ferrisjabr/status/1022534132415356928

TSA is tracking regular travelers like terrorists in secret surveillance program http://apps.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/graphics/2018/07/tsa-quiet-skies/?p1=HP_SpecialTSA

Fullstack Academy is looking for developers who love teaching https://fullstackacademy.workable.com/jobs/186349

Our brain is a storyteller, not a reporter from an inner world http://nautil.us/issue/62/systems/this-man-says-the-mind-has-no-depths

Ability to identify genuine laughter transcends culture https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180728083607.htm

My Name is Brian and I Build Supercomputers in My Spare Time (2014) https://www.parallella.org/2014/06/03/my-name-is-brian-and-i-build-supercomputers-in-my-spare-time/

The mysterious heart of the Roland TR-808 drum machine http://secretlifeofsynthesizers.com/the-strange-heart-of-the-roland-tr-808/

Glances: cross-platform system monitoring tool written in Python https://nicolargo.github.io/glances/

WebReplay – Time Travel Debugging for Firefox https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/WebReplay

“AutoBoot” Workbench using a Zip drive with an Amiga 1000 https://amigalove.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=691

Secure Boot and the 2018 MacBook Pro http://michaellynn.github.io/2018/07/27/booting-secure/

Vulnerability in Hangouts Chat: how Electron makes open redirect great again https://blog.bentkowski.info/2018/07/vulnerability-in-hangouts-chat-aka-how.html

Newly digitized recordings offer a glimpse of the Ukrainian-Jewish past https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/culture-news/266941/vernadsky-library-kiev

Germany’s forest fires come with an explosive twist: WWII munitions http://fortune.com/2018/07/27/germany-brandenburg-forest-fire-munitions/

Sonic Pi: Compose electronic music with code https://sonic-pi.net/

Malvid – Interactive UI for components https://malvid.io

Collection of quotes on interesting notations and how they affect thought https://github.com/hypotext/notation

MapTiler: Map overlay, cut map tiles for Google Maps, GIS layers and mobile apps https://www.maptiler.com

A MeToo Reckoning in China’s Workplace Amid Wave of Accusations https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/26/world/asia/china-metoo.html

Parinfer – Simpler Lisp Editing https://shaunlebron.github.io/parinfer/

Tech companies can now bid on the Pentagon’s $10B cloud contract https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/26/jedi-10-billion-department-of-defense-bidding/

An ingenious vintage German cycle map (2014) http://blog.systemed.net/post/10

Watch the Live Stream of YC’s Work at a Startup Expo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdpRbJ8Pc9s

Show HN: Hello, a CLI tool for managing social media https://github.com/hello-rust/hello

One Year After Data Breach, Equifax Goes Unpunished https://m.slashdot.org/story/343952

Show HN: Moon – 3kb JavaScript UI compiler https://kbrsh.github.io/moon

Show HN: A detailed CDN pricing calculator https://www.cdnperf.com/tools/cdn-calculator

Show HN: Task – A task runner / simpler Make alternative written in Go https://github.com/go-task/task/blob/master/README.md

Measuring the brightest iPhone ever: iPhone X https://justgetflux.com/news/2018/02/16/OLED.html

Requests-Scala: A Scala Port of the Popular Python Requests HTTP Client https://github.com/lihaoyi/requests-scala

TagTime: Stochastic Time Tracking for Space Cadets (2011) http://messymatters.com/tagtime/

Introducing Liftbridge: Lightweight, Fault-Tolerant Message Streams https://bravenewgeek.com/introducing-liftbridge-lightweight-fault-tolerant-message-streams/

Mailfence: Secure and private email service https://mailfence.com/

Donkey herds are dwindling as hungry Venezuelans slaughter them for food https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/venezuela/article215644840.html

Mozilla Is Working on a Chrome-Like “Site Isolation” Feature for Firefox https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-is-working-on-a-chrome-like-site-isolation-feature-for-firefox/

RAIDR: Retention-Aware Intelligent DRAM Refresh [pdf] https://users.ece.cmu.edu/~omutlu/pub/raidr-dram-refresh_isca12.pdf

“Too much thermal paste” – Benchmark of thermal paste application and quantity https://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/3346-thermal-paste-application-benchmark-too-much-thermal-paste

Stuff that didn’t work: novices with inaccurate mental models https://shitpost.plover.com/d/didnt-work.html

Why you shouldn’t use a web framework. A rant https://dev.to/gypsydave5/why-you-shouldnt-use-a-web-framework-3g24

Go-Fed: ActivityPub support for golang https://go-fed.org/

A physicist is writing one Wikipedia entry a day to recognize women in science https://edition.cnn.com/2018/07/27/health/scientist-women-wikipedia-entries-trnd/index.html

Documenting Go Code with Gonotes http://pokstad.com/2018/07/26/gonotes.html

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Correctly Validating Your Customer’s Email Address http://blog.mlz.me/2011/11/the-complete-idiots-guide-to-correctly.html

Facebook suspends personal profile of InfoWars founder Alex Jones https://money.cnn.com/2018/07/26/media/facebook-infowars-alex-jones/index.html

Re-testing the MacBook Pro: Apple’s firmware update led to a big improvement https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/07/re-testing-the-macbook-pro-apples-firmware-update-led-to-a-big-improvement/

Trump plans to rescind work permits for spouses of immigrants on H-1B visas https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jul/27/h1b-visas-work-permits-donald-trump-rescind-immigrants

Show HN: A more idiomatic flags package for subcommands in Go https://ericgreer.info/post/a-better-flags-package-for-go/

The Rogue Tesla Mechanic Resurrecting Salvaged Cars (YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuAMczraBIM

The Doomed Cleveland Balloonfest of ’86 [VIDEO] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0CT8zrw6lw

Sex Scandal Toppled a Silicon Valley Chief. Investors Say, So What? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/27/technology/sexual-misconduct-silicon-valley.html