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Australian firm Meriton fined $3M for misleading consumers on TripAdvisor

Grain: A strongly-typed functional programming language for the modern web

The problem with programming and how to fix it

SICP Distilled – An Idiosyncratic Tour of SICP in Clojure

Some Amazon Reviews Are Too Good to Be Believed – They’re Paid For

Computer science as a lost art (2015)

Show HN: Owl, a new kind of parser generator

How F5Bot Slurps All of Reddit

How Britain beat the odds to achieve space flight, and then abandoned it

A treasure trove of skate culture is being saved

Fond (YC W12) Is Hiring Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) in Portland

Inventory of CO2 available for terraforming Mars

Showing a Craigslist scammer who’s boss using Python [video]

Learning to Ask: Neural Question Generation

The structure of the Milky Way

Loom prototype available – fibers and delimited continuations for the JVM

Understanding, finding, and eliminating ground loops (2003) [pdf]

RoughJS lets you draw in a sketchy, hand-drawn-like style

L-theanine, a constituent in tea, and its effect on mental state (2008) [pdf]

Text-only NPR

RFC 1122 – Requirements for Internet Hosts – Communication Layers (1989)

Building an Inclusive Code Review Culture

Bank of America questions customer’s citizenship, freezes accounts

[PDF] Exploiting Coroutines to Attack the “Killer Nanoseconds”

Elliptic orbits explained by Albert Baez (1959) [video]

Gaia: A decentralized high performance storage system

Practical Common Lisp (2009)

The Pension Hole for U.S. Cities and States Is the Size of Japan’s Economy

Chinese “hackers” are sending malware via snail mail

[PDF] Systematic Evaluation of Optimized Search Algorithms on Modern Processors

Apollo Accelerators – Amiga Classic accelerator boards

Augmenting Agile with Formal Methods

Why Salt Was So Important Throughout History

A History of Individually Wrapped Cheese Slices (1979) [pdf]

India’s first RISC-V based Chip is Here: Linux boots on Shakti processor

Why isn’t someone using my software product or open source tool?

The Wisdom And/or Madness of Crowds

DAU/MAU is an important metric to measure engagement, but here’s where it fails

Ancient dreams of intelligent machines: 3,000 years of robots

To Persuade Someone, Look Emotional

Stockton, California to give $500 a month in basic income to some residents

MoviePass CEO: “Tickets to Major Releases Will Not Be Available on App”

The World’s Largest Speedo Collection Almost Oozed Away

Russia Sells 80% of Its US Treasuries

Writing a Wayland compositor with wlroots: shells

Elastic TabStops: A Better Way to Indent and Align Code (2017)

Show HN: UI Sources – Curated interaction design patterns

Ruby on Rails to Lucky on Crystal: Blazing fast, fewer bugs, and even more fun

No bosses, no managers: the truth behind the ‘flat hierarchy’ facade

Grover raises €37M Series A to offer latest tech products as a subscription

Chinese students increasingly return home after studying abroad

Rapidstring: Maybe the fastest string library ever

The End of Xeon Phi – It’s Xeon and Maybe GPUs from Here

MoviePass was down last night because it ran out of money

Harley-Davidson’s electric bike to hit the streets in 2019

Doug McIlroy’s C++ regular expression matching library

Text-only CNN

Physicists Testing a Mysterious Force That Exists Between Superconducting Wires

Against magic: animations slow down interfaces

Fortnite on Android may drive its battle bus past Google’s 30% cut

EA Takes Down ’Open Source’ SimCity 2000 Remake

The 4,000 Lines of Code Harvard Hopes Will Change Translation (2017)

LHC accelerates its first ’atoms’

Tesla Released a $1,500 Surfboard That Sold Out in a Day

Incentivised Multi-Target, Multi-Camera Tracking with Untrusted Cameras

The Inside Story of BitTorrent’s Bizarre Collapse (2017)

Invest in the ugly duckling – decentralization, product/market fit, and the law

Activist Publishes 11,000 Private DMs Between Wikileaks and Its Supporters

The William – an innovative reimagined stove top [video]

China is laying the groundwork for a post-American world order

TSA “Quiet Skies” surveillance program targets innocent U.S. citizens

Quake on me: classic shooter rendered with pencil sketch filter

How Robot Hands Are Evolving to Do What Ours Can