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A bootable CD image with a retro game in a single tweet https://www.quaxio.com/bootable_cd_retro_game_tweet/

Most Remote Spots in USA Wilderness Complexes http://www.peakbagger.com/report/report.aspx?r=w

Taskbook: Like Trello but for the Terminal https://github.com/klauscfhq/taskbook#--taskbook

Faust: Stream Processing for Python https://github.com/robinhood/faust

Waymo’s Self-Driving Cars Are Near: Meet a Teen Who Rides One Every Day https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-07-31/inside-the-life-of-waymo-s-driverless-test-family

Museum of ZZT https://museumofzzt.com/

Do Not Read: Restricted collections in remarkable libraries https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/do-not-read

Quirk: Quantum Circuit Simulator https://algassert.com/quirk

Guilded (YC S17) is hiring senior full-stack engineers to connect gaming teams https://www.guilded.gg/jobs

Windows NT and VMS: The Rest of the Story (1998) https://www.itprotoday.com/management-mobility/windows-nt-and-vms-rest-story

That $35 that scientific journals charge goes 100% to publisher, 0% to authors https://twitter.com/hwitteman/status/1015049411276300289

Federal Judge: Albuquerque’s Asset Forfeiture is Unconstitutional https://reason.com/blog/2018/07/30/federal-judge-rules-albuquerques-asset-f

Multiple-Image Network Graphics and how it came to be http://www.libpng.org/pub/mng/index.html#history

Better slow than sorry – VirtualBox 3D acceleration considered harmful https://phoenhex.re/2018-07-27/better-slow-than-sorry

Lennon or McCartney? Can statistical analysis solve an authorship puzzle? https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-07/asa-lom072718.php

Show HN: Make a business model canvas in your browser https://sbussard.github.io/canvas-sketch/

Steven Johnson on “Spacewar” [video] http://blog.longnow.org/02018/02/14/steven-johnson-on-spacewar/

Shenandoah GC: What We Know in 2018 [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBQtbkmURiQ

Teleport 2.7 Released: Improved Performance, Compliance and SCP for Web UI https://gravitational.com/blog/teleport-release-2-7/

Thermodynamics of stochastic Turing machines (2015) https://arxiv.org/abs/1506.00894

Porting Coreboot to the 51NB X210 https://mjg59.dreamwidth.org/50924.html

Plate tectonics not needed to sustain life https://phys.org/news/2018-07-plate-tectonics-sustain-life.html

Ferret: a Lisp implementation for real time embedded control systems https://github.com/nakkaya/ferret

Fastcat – A Faster `cat` Implementation Using Splice https://matthias-endler.de/2018/fastcat/

Composing Programs – An introduction to programming in the tradition of SICP http://www.composingprograms.com/

Lithography for robust and editable atomic-scale silicon devices and memories https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05171-y

Why ‘resilient dyslexics’ have good reading comprehension https://www.israel21c.org/why-resilient-dyslexics-have-good-reading-comprehension/

The ArdaCraft project seeks to recreate Tolkien’s Middle-earth in Minecraft https://ardacraft.me/

Trump to propose 25 percent tariff on $200B of Chinese imports https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1KM3B3

Ticketing App AXS Scrapes Everything It Can Get from Your Phone https://theoutline.com/post/5628/how-a-concert-ticket-steals-your-personal-data?zd=3&zi=pjss3eov

Your Friendly Guide to Colors in Data Visualisation https://blog.datawrapper.de/colorguide/

Open source Infrastructure as Code tutorial https://github.com/Artemmkin/infrastructure-as-code-tutorial

Dell XPS 13 Kabylake Makes for a Great Linux Laptop https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=dell-xps13-9370&num=1

Petition to open source Flash and Shockwave spec https://github.com/open-source-flash/open-source-flash

Japanese company giving employees who don’t smoke 6 extra vacation days (2017) https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/02/this-japanese-company-is-giving-non-smokers-6-extra-vacation-days.html

Why Did Anyone Think MoviePass Could Have Worked? https://slate.com/business/2018/07/why-moviepass-collapsed.html

Designing a Car Trash Can and Making $15k/month https://starterstory.com/stories/carbage-can

Layers of the South Pole of Mars https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap180731.html

The Xbox Adaptive Controller’s package design is just as accessible https://www.polygon.com/2018/7/25/17609866/xbox-adaptive-controller-package-design

Forget joysticks, use your torso to pilot drones https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180716151521.htm

The U.S.’s 2.5 billion pounds of surplus meat, visualized https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/7/24/17606958/meat-cheese-surplus-visualized

OpenNMT: Open Source Neural Machine Translation in Torch https://github.com/opennmt/opennmt

Finding links between the Standard Model of particle physics and the octonions https://www.wired.com/story/the-peculiar-math-that-could-underlie-the-laws-of-nature/

Application-Level Optimization of Big Data Transfers [pdf] https://cse.buffalo.edu/faculty/tkosar/papers/jrnl_tcc_2015.pdf

Equifax’s Security Overhaul, a Year After Its Epic Breach https://www.wired.com/story/equifax-security-overhaul-year-after-breach/

Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All plan: US would actually be saving money https://www.businessinsider.com/bernie-sanders-medicare-for-all-plan-cost-save-money-2018-7

How we scaled Nginx and saved the world 54 years every day https://blog.cloudflare.com/how-we-scaled-nginx-and-saved-the-world-54-years-every-day/

How to Buy a Cheap Gaming Laptop: 7 Essential Tips https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/how-to-buy-a-cheap-gaming-laptop

Show HN: Txxt.app – an ultra simple SMS notepad https://txxt.app

Segway’s New Electric Skates Are the Latest Volley in the Scooter Wars https://www.racked.com/2018/7/25/17611988/segways-electric-skates-driftw1s

Kahn Academy for Kids https://www.khanacademy.org/kids

Show HN: Makerlog, a dead-simple task log for makers http://getmakerlog.com

Think Tank Finds “Medicare for All” Would Cut Health Care Spending, Raise Wages https://theintercept.com/2018/07/30/medicare-for-all-cost-health-care-wages/

James Mickens: Blockchains Are a Bad Idea (video, 14:33) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15RTC22Z2xI&feature=youtu.be

Vaccine-refusing community drove outbreak that cost $395K, sickened babies https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/07/vaccine-refusing-community-drove-outbreak-that-cost-395k-sickened-babies/

Taskbook – Trello for your Terminal https://github.com/klauscfhq/taskbook#readme

Mermaidjs: create diagrams and flowcharts from text https://mermaidjs.github.io/

How Robot Hands Are Evolving to Do What Ours Can https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/07/30/technology/robot-hands.html

Deep Fakes: A Looming Challenge for Privacy, Democracy, and National Security https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3213954