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New York Times Co. Reports $24M Profit, Thanks to Digital Subscribers https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/08/business/media/new-york-times-earnings-subscriptions.html

Utah expands public transportation with rapid bus transit, free until 2021 http://rideuta.com/news/2018/08/UVX-Service-Starts-August-13

The terrible ’what if’: how OCD makes every day a matter of life or death https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/aug/01/living-with-ocd-survival-poison-contaminated-food

Tomu, a tiny ARM microprocessor which fits in your USB port https://tomu.im/

A timesyncd total failure and systemd’s complete lack of debugability https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/linux/SystemdTimesyncdFailure

Show HN: NES Party – Online Multiplayer NES Emulator Using WebRTC https://nes.party

A Comcast Security Flaw Exposed Millions of Customers’ Personal Information https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nicolenguyen/a-comcast-security-flaw-exposed-millions-of-customers

The Secret API of Banks http://gduverger.com/secret-api-banks

Holloway Guide to Equity Compensation https://www.holloway.com/g/equity-compensation

Hyperpolyglot: Lisp http://hyperpolyglot.org/lisp

Clear defensive programming with Go using Verifier library https://itnext.io/clear-defensive-programming-with-go-using-verifier-library-6f648810b453

First “Photos” of Ocean Carbon Molecules Hold Clues to Future Warming https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/first-photos-of-ocean-carbon-molecules-hold-clues-to-future-warming/

Dev.to is now open source https://github.com/thepracticaldev/dev.to

The Weight of Numbers: Air Pollution and PM2.5 https://undark.org/breathtaking/

Show HN: Pts.js – A library for visualization and creative coding https://ptsjs.org/

Shannon Labs – $100,000 Fellowship to support independent researchers https://shannonlabs.co/?hn

F1 Query: Declarative Querying at Google Scale [pdf] http://www.vldb.org/pvldb/vol11/p1835-samwel.pdf

EasyPost is hiring everyone https://www.easypost.com/jobs

Stacked Borrows: an aliasing model for Rust https://www.ralfj.de/blog/2018/08/07/stacked-borrows.html

Filter Before You Parse: Faster Analytics on Raw Data with Sparser https://dawn.cs.stanford.edu/2018/08/07/sparser/

Show HN: An online drawing tool that lets you change colors via MIDI controller http://www.h3nk.com/midi.htm

Systemd’s DynamicUser feature is (currently) dangerous https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/linux/SystemdDynamicUserDangerous

A little bump in the wire that makes your [bufferbloated] Internet faster https://apenwarr.ca/log/?m=201808

Uber Hit with Cap as New York City Takes Lead in Crackdown https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/08/nyregion/uber-vote-city-council-cap.html

‘I went straight to Hell’: Philip K. Dick did Not like LSD https://dangerousminds.net/comments/i_went_straight_to_hell_philip_k._dick_did_not_like_lsd

µUBSan: clean-room reimplementation of the Undefined Behavior Sanitizer runtime https://blog.netbsd.org/tnf/entry/introduction_to_%C2%B5ubsan_a_clean

The T Project (2010) http://mumble.net/~jar/tproject/

Day 10 is live #100daysofML https://github.com/prakhar21/100-Days-of-ML

Go 1.11beta3 is in average 11x faster for crypto/tls benchmarks on ARM64 https://gist.github.com/carlosedp/f85274ef2a9bacc773cf8ddeedaee821

Show HN: Extension to highlight and tag users on Hacker News https://github.com/veggiedefender/hn-friends

TypeScript is nearly half as popular as JavaScript for React apps https://twitter.com/james_k_nelson/status/1027383274769866752

Neuromorphic computing with multi-memristive synapses [pdf] https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-04933-y.pdf

Sharding Your Data with PostgreSQL 11 https://pgdash.io/blog/postgres-11-sharding.html?h

Darwin/macOS emulation layer for Linux https://github.com/darlinghq/darling

EPA docs don’t show any scientific evidence for Scott Pruitt’s climate claims https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/epa-docs-dont-show-any-scientific-evidence-for-scott-pruitts-climate-claims/

Laziness Does Not Exist but unseen barriers do https://medium.com/@dr_eprice/laziness-does-not-exist-3af27e312d01

Is Silicon Valley’s giant foundation just hoarding money? https://www.fastcompany.com/90214176/is-silicon-valleys-giant-foundation-just-hoarding-money

Show HN: Comp.fyi – Open compensation data by company and level http://levels.fyi/comp.html

Memory-efficient quantum circuit simulator in JavaScript https://www.npmjs.com/package/quantum-circuit

Audius is building a decentralized Soundcloud to help musicians get paid faster https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/08/audius/

Unraveling the mysteries of megadrought https://physicstoday.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/PT.3.3997

DECENT – DEcryption Contract ENforcement Tool [pdf] (2016) https://eprint.iacr.org/2016/245.pdf

Firefox Offers Recommendations with Latest Test Pilot Experiment: Advance https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2018/08/07/firefox-offers-recommendations-with-latest-test-pilot-experiment-advance/

Bail has become a way to lock up the poor regardless of guilt or threat https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/its-a-crime-to-be-poor-in-america-bail-reform/

HHVM JIT: A profile-guided, region-based compiler for PHP and Hack https://blog.acolyer.org/2018/08/08/hhvm-jit-a-profile-guided-region-based-compiler-for-php-and-hack/

XKCD: Voting software https://m.xkcd.com/2030/

The Places in America Where Most Income Goes to Rent https://priceonomics.com/the-places-in-america-where-all-your-salary-goes/

Going Serverless: From Common Lisp and CGI to AWS Lambda and API Gateway https://medium.com/@glikson/going-serverless-from-common-lisp-and-cgi-to-aws-lambda-and-api-gateway-9fba46c84fb8

Magic Leap One is available to creators in cities across the contiguous US https://www.magicleap.com/?zip_modal=true

US invaded by savage tick that sucks animals dry, spawns without mating https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/08/us-invaded-by-savage-tick-that-sucks-animals-dry-spawns-without-mating/

Prognostication and Risk Factors for Cystic Fibrosis via Machine Learning https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-29523-2

Design Thinking: B2 APIs and the Hidden Costs of S3 Compatibility https://www.backblaze.com/blog/design-thinking-b2-apis-the-hidden-costs-of-s3-compatibility

Chinese intellectual fears China will be cast back to terrifying days of Mao https://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2158679/chinese-intellectuals-urged-toe-party-line-after

Show HN: MATHC – new version of pure C math library for 2D and 3D programming https://github.com/ferreiradaselva/mathc/blob/master/README.md

How China is spending billions to build one of the most advanced police states https://www.ft.com/content/ac0ffb2e-8b36-11e8-b18d-0181731a0340

YouTube is about to pass Facebook as the second biggest website in US https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/08/youtube-is-about-to-pass-facebook-as-the-second-biggest-website-accor.html

Snapchat Source Code GitHub Leak Caused by Bad iOS Update https://sensorstechforum.com/snapchat-source-code-leak-github/

SpiderOak warrant canary to be replaced by ’transparency report’ https://boingboing.net/2018/08/06/spideroak-warrant-canary-to-be.html/amp

What’s New with TensorFlow? (Cloud Next ’18) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR7w8ARAS2Y

Chrome now using native Windows 10 notifications, Action Center https://arstechnica.com/?p=1355773

Apple Patent Turns Car Windscreen into Giant Augmented Reality Screen https://www.newsweek.com/apple-patent-turns-car-windscreen-giant-augmented-reality-screen-1062468

EU taking another look at phone chargers because they’re still not standardized https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/08/eu-taking-another-look-at-phone-chargers-because-theyre-still-not-standardized/

Marissa Mayer: How to make the star employees you need https://mastersofscale.com/marissa-mayer-how-to-make-the-star-employees-you-need/

Beyond Coding Bootcamp – A DIY Guide to Learning SW Dev Without College https://spin.atomicobject.com/2018/08/04/learn-software-development/#.W2r7spBFDbc.hackernews

Twilio stock soars to all-time high after posting earlier than expected profit https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/07/twilio-stock-twlo-soars-to-all-time-high.html

Inside Google’s Effort to Develop a Censored Search Engine in China https://theintercept.com/2018/08/08/google-censorship-china-blacklist/

Show HN: My personal website https://bradhall.io

Choosing a Linux Distro for Your PC in 2018 https://haydenjames.io/best-linux-distro/

The universe’s rate of expansion is disputed and we need new physics to solve it https://phys.org/news/2018-08-universe-expansion-dispute-physics.html

Why China will beat the West in the deadly race for AI weapons UK https://www.wired.co.uk/article/artificial-intelligence-weapons-warfare-project-maven-google-china

New StackOverflow code of conduct https://stackoverflow.com/conduct

The Largest US Trading Partners All Put Higher Tariffs on the US Than Vice Versa http://thesoundingline.com/nearly-all-the-uss-largest-trading-partners-impose-higher-tariffs-on-us-goods-than-vice-versa/

Making the Julia test-debug cycle more efficient https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuM0AGaN09s

Greenland Is No Longer Larger Than Africa: GoogleMaps Drops Mercator Projections https://swarajyamag.com/insta/greenland-is-no-longer-larger-than-africa-as-google-maps-drops-mercator-projections

Twitter suspends Ron Paul Institute executive’s account and others https://www.rt.com/usa/435293-twitter-suspends-libertarean-figures

User banned from Das Keyboard forums for telling people of open-source drivers https://twitter.com/sebirdman/status/1026625633953013761

List of Websites not available in the EU because of GDPR https://data.verifiedjoseph.com/dataset/websites-not-available-eu-gdpr

Internal Facebook Note: Here Is a “Psychological Trick” to Target Teens https://www.buzzfeednews.com/amphtml/ryanmac/facebooks-teens-tbh-psychological-trick-memo?m

Gatekeepers or Censors? How Tech Manages Online Speech https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/07/technology/tech-companies-online-speech.html

Patrick Stewart stuns fans with ’Star Trek’ return https://lite.cnn.io/en/article/h_c20618fab47258f48fd751bd1412df23

Magic Leap One: Creator Edition https://www.magicleap.com/magic-leap-one