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PC-Retro Motherboard Kit: Build a faithful reproduction of the 1982 IBM PC 5150 http://www.mtmscientific.com/pc-retro.html

Myth Debugging: Is the Wii More Demanding to Emulate Than the GameCube? https://dolphin-emu.org/blog/2018/07/21/myth-debugging-wii-more-demanding-emulate-gamecube/

MacOS System 6 (Version 6.0.8) (Archive.org run-in-browser) https://archive.org/details/mac_MacOS_6.0.8

PC Monitors: The Evolution of LED Backlights https://pcmonitors.info/articles/the-evolution-of-led-backlights/

Worst Computer Bugs in History: Therac-25 (2017) https://blog.bugsnag.com/bug-day-race-condition-therac-25/

Bayesian analysis suggests that John Lennon wrote the music for ’In My Life’ https://www.npr.org/2018/08/11/637468053/a-songwriting-mystery-solved-math-proves-john-lennon-wrote-in-my-life

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

The Art of Not Dying: the First Emperor’s Pursuit of Immortality https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/art-not-dying

Regex Dictionary https://visca.com/regexdict/

Where does logical language come from? The social bootstrapping hypothesis http://babieslearninglanguage.blogspot.com/2018/08/where-does-logical-language-come-from.html

Meteor showers from space https://www.meteorshowers.org/

Product Evaluation of the Zilog Z80-CTC (1979) [pdf] http://smithsonianchips.si.edu/ice/OCR_ScanPE125/PE125(10379-K).pdf

Show HN: CattlePi automated setup and updates for Raspberry Pi(s) https://cattlepi.com/

On-Chip Interconnection Architecture of the Tile Processor (2007) [pdf] https://www.princeton.edu/~wentzlaf/documents/Wentzlaff.2007.IEEE_Micro.Tilera.pdf

Man Who Stole Plane Near Seattle Raises Troubling Security Question https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/11/us/seatac-stolen-plane-richard-b-russell.html

Bombing forest fires sounds ridiculous, but is grounded in physics https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a22674251/air-force-bomb-forest-fires/

The Birth of Video Recording (1957) http://www.labguysworld.com/VTR_BirthOf.htm

Prefab housing complex for UC Berkeley students goes up in four days https://www.berkeleyside.com/2018/08/02/prefab-housing-complex-for-uc-berkeley-students-built-in-four-days

How Bad Is Selfish Routing? (2001) [pdf] http://theory.stanford.edu/~tim/papers/routing.pdf

TinyEditor: A functional HTML/CSS/JS editor in less than 400 bytes https://github.com/umpox/TinyEditor

Stop Validating and Start Co-Creating https://www.producttalk.org/2018/02/co-creating/

Show HN: A parser for electronic component descriptions https://github.com/monostable/electro-grammar

Qualcomm’s new QTM052 mmWave antenna module wins the 5G race https://semiaccurate.com/2018/07/23/qualcomms-new-qtm052-mmwave-antenna-module-wins-the-5g-race/

(Deliberate) practice makes perfect: how to become an expert in anything https://medium.com/swlh/deliberate-practice-makes-perfect-how-to-become-an-expert-in-anything-ec30e0c1314e

Twitter thread reveals incredible collection of computing museum in Bozeman MT https://twitter.com/ThatAndromeda/status/1027988913904742400

What the interns have wrought, 2018 edition https://blog.janestreet.com/what-the-interns-have-wrought-2018/

Secret DMV office near California Capitol serves lawmakers and their staff https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article216408570.html

Factor: An impressive stack-based language environment https://www.junglecoder.com/blog/factorlang-review

Burying ‘One Child’ Limits, China Pushes Women to Have More Babies https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/11/world/asia/china-one-child-policy-birthrate.html

Bulma – Flexbox CSS framework https://bulma.io/

The Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol Version 1.3 https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8446

Electric scooters are illegal in the UK because of 1835 law https://www.businessinsider.com/electric-scooters-illegal-1835-highways-act-2018-8

Redshift – A better flux program for Linux (2014) https://techblog.jeppson.org/2014/11/redshift-a-better-flux-program-for-linux/

Fulfill: Safer, more cosmopolitan string interpolation https://github.com/douglascrockford/fulfill

CharmPy – A high-level parallel and distributed programming framework https://charmpy.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

Monsanto ordered to pay $289M damages in Roundup cancer trial https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45152546

Cranelift, a low-level retargetable code generator written in Rust https://github.com/CraneStation/cranelift

Publii – open source static CMS for everyone https://github.com/GetPublii/Publii

Compilation of 100+ 3D graphics academic papers https://rivten.github.io/2018/08/03/graphics-article-list.html

Open Logic Project: An Open-Source, Collaborative Logic Text http://openlogicproject.org/

Architecture of Mask RCNN – A PyTorch Implementation https://github.com/wannabeOG/Mask-RCNN

ICOs Have Sold Nearly 100,000 ETH in the Past 30 Days https://www.trustnodes.com/2018/08/11/icos-sold-nearly-100000-eth-past-30-days

Elon Musk faces investor lawsuit https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45155268

Pioneer – A home for the ambitious outsiders of the world https://pioneer.app/

PEP 505: Bringing None-Aware Operators to Python https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0505/

SpaceX’s 2018 Crew Dragon launch debut imminent https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-crew-dragon-launch-debut-spacecraft-hardware/

’Intelligent’ crows to pick up litter at French theme park https://www.expatica.com/fr/news/country-news/France-tourism-birds-offbeat_2031808.html

Cybersecurity Firm Finds Way to Alter WhatsApp Messages https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/07/technology/whatsapp-security-concern.html

What Does Immersing Yourself in a Book Do to Your Brain? https://lithub.com/what-does-immersing-yourself-in-a-book-do-to-your-brain/

EXAPUNKS – The new Zachtronics game https://store.steampowered.com/app/716490/EXAPUNKS/

Startup Had ‘Masturbation’ Zone, Exec Who Took Off Pants in Meeting: Lawsuit https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/08/02/her-tech-boss-took-his-pants-off-in-meeting-that-was-far-from-the-only-issue-lawsuit/

Why Developers Become Frustrated and Companies Can’t Find Talent https://codeburst.io/why-developers-become-frustrated-and-companies-cant-find-talent-c4114d8b72ac

Now anyone can train Imagenet in 18 minutes http://www.fast.ai/2018/08/10/fastai-diu-imagenet/

Airports where TSA doesn’t have you remove liquids from you bag https://lifehacker.com/the-tsa-wont-make-you-remove-liquids-from-your-bag-at-t-1828276883

Don’t do what you love for a career–do what makes you money https://qz.com/819233/do-what-you-love-is-bad-advice-work-for-money-not-for-passion/

From Harlem to Herrang: An Original Lindy Hopper Blooms in Sweden https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/10/arts/dance/lindy-hop-herrang-norma-miller.html

Social media filters mess with our perceptions so much, theres now a name for it https://us.cnn.com/2018/08/10/health/snapchat-dysmorphia-cosmetic-surgery-social-media-trend-trnd/index.html

Microsoft Still Working to Squeeze More I/O Performance Out of WSL for Windows https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Microsoft-Still-WSL-IO-Tuning

Software authors have professional discipline of cute puppy compared to aviation https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1027539289750429696.html

Elon Musk Planning to Open-Source Tesla Vehicle Security Software https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1028351047478042624

The single most insightful chart about the current state of the world https://www.gapminder.org/tools/#$chart-type=bubbles

List and Cost of Mega Projects World Wide https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_megaprojects

Why is the macro systems in lisps considered so valuable https://clojureverse.org/t/why-is-the-macro-systems-in-lisps-considered-so-valuable/2622

Give a Cow a Brush, and Watch It Scratch That Itch https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/08/science/cows-brush-grooming.html

NASA Spotted a Vast, Glowing ’Hydrogen Wall’ at the Edge of Our Solar System https://amp.livescience.com/63297-hydrogen-wall-glowing-interstellar-space.html

Bizarre DMCA Takedown Requests Censor EU ’Censorship’ News https://torrentfreak.com/bizarre-dmca-takedown-requests-censor-eu-censorship-news-181011/

Hubert Dreyfus’s views on artificial intelligence https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Dreyfus%27s_views_on_artificial_intelligence

Tesla Sued Over Musk’s “Funding Secured” Tweet: Isaacs V. Musk et al https://www.plainsite.org/dockets/3bu26bqmm/california-northern-district-court/isaacs-v-musk-et-al/

Being really rich doesn’t make you clever – as Elon Musk has so adeptly shown https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/elon-musk-tesla-spacex-420-a8483291.html

Monsanto ordered to pay $289M in California Roundup cancer trial https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/10/monsanto-ordered-to-pay-289m-in-california-roundup-cancer-trial.html

EFF Tells Bay Area Regional Transit: Reject Proposed Face Surveillance Scheme https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/08/eff-tells-bay-area-regional-transit-reject-proposed-face-surveillance-scheme

Tech companies use “persuasive design” to hook; psychologists say it’s unethical https://www.vox.com/2018/8/8/17664580/persuasive-technology-psychology

Use Laravel Dusk, browser automation and PHP to programmatically surf the web https://medium.com/employbl/use-laravel-dusk-browser-automation-and-php-to-programmatically-surf-the-web-7dc3b2232220

A Detailed Look at RFC 8446 (a.k.a. TLS 1.3) https://blog.cloudflare.com/rfc-8446-aka-tls-1-3/