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Osx-kvm: Run macOS on QEMU/KVM https://github.com/kholia/OSX-KVM

Duke Team Finds Missing Immune Cells That Could Fight Lethal Brain Tumors https://corporate.dukehealth.org/news-listing/duke-team-finds-missing-immune-cells-could-fight-lethal-brain-tumors

LaTeX TikZ for Cryptographers https://www.iacr.org/authors/tikz/

Tinder founders sue parent companies Match and IAC for at least $2B https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/14/tinder-match-lawsuit/

Collaborate, but only intermittently, says new study https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180813160528.htm

Why you should, and shouldn’t, join a startup https://www.atrium.co/blog/work-at-a-startup/

Understanding L1 Terminal Fault aka Foreshadow: What You Need to Know https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/understanding-l1-terminal-fault-aka-foreshadow-what-you-need-know

How Does FreeConferenceCall.com Make Money? (2012) https://aaronparecki.com/2012/03/25/8/how-does-freeconferencecall-make-money

Are diesel’s days numbered? A view from a trip to BYD’s electric bus factory https://arstechnica.com/cars/2018/08/are-diesels-days-numbered-a-view-from-a-trip-to-byds-electric-bus-factory/

LHC physicists embrace brute-force approach to particle hunt https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05972-7

When a 20-year-old punk put on a series of illegal shows in the desert https://www.huckmag.com/?p=414909

Gazing Back at the Surveillance Cameras That Watch Us https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/13/lens/surveillance-camera-photography.html

Bluetooth Low Energy Swiss-Army Knife https://github.com/virtualabs/btlejack

Five deep questions in computing (2008) [pdf] http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~wing/publications/Wing08.pdf

Setting up a second keyboard for more shortcuts in Emacs http://jordekang.tk/posts/rus-kbd.html

Formal Abstracts: Express Results of Math Publications in Computer-Readable Form https://jiggerwit.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/formal-abstracts-a-long-term-vision/

Implementing SIP Telephony in Python (2008) [pdf] http://39peers.net/download/doc/report.pdf

Observations on the testing culture of test-driven development https://medium.freecodecamp.org/8-observations-on-test-driven-development-a9b5144f868

An FPGA Implementation of a Distributed Virtual Machine [pdf] https://www.cs.unm.edu/~williams/fpga-ucnc18.pdf

Meltdown strikes back: the L1 terminal fault vulnerability https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/762570/75306c44ec963c8f/

The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville (1984) https://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/articles/columbia-business/superinvestors

Y Combinator invests in HappiLabs to help scientists shop smarter https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/14/y-combinator-invests-in-happilabs-to-help-scientists-shop-smarter/

Bitcoin key mechanism and elliptic curves over finite fields https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2018/08/14/bitcoin-elliptic-curves/

Easter Island’s society might not have collapsed https://phys.org/news/2018-08-easter-island-society-collapsed.html

The Unlikely Activists Who Took on Silicon Valley – And Won https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/14/magazine/facebook-google-privacy-data.html

The Dangers of Key Reuse: Practical Attacks on IPsec IKE [pdf] https://www.ei.rub.de/media/nds/veroeffentlichungen/2018/08/13/sec18-felsch.pdf

Turkey’s Financial Crisis Surprised Many. Except This Analyst https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/11/business/turkey-lira-crisis.html

Theorists with a Swamp, not a Theory http://www.math.columbia.edu/~woit/wordpress/?p=10460

Banks and Retailers Are Tracking How You Type, Swipe and Tap https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/13/business/behavioral-biometrics-banks-security.html

Show HN: Telegram is the new IRC – list of communities, bots and channels https://tglist.co/

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX Overclocked to 6 GHz on All 32 Cores LN2 Cooling https://wccftech.com/amd-ryzen-threadripper-2990wx-world-record-oc-6-ghz-32-cores-ln2/

Windows 10 vs. Linux Performance On AMD Threadripper 2990WX https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=2990wx-linux-windows&num=1

WebAssembly: what it means for JavaScript and the future of web development https://blog.logrocket.com/webassembly-how-and-why-559b7f96cd71

SC-IM: An ncurses spreadsheet program for terminal https://github.com/andmarti1424/sc-im

Programming in the Adult Entertainment Industry Is Broken https://dev.to/jwoertink/programming-in-the-adult-entertainment-industry-is-broken-hgn

U.S. Attorney Moves to Dismiss Murder-For-Hire Charges Against Ross Ulbricht https://www.ccn.com/u-s-attorney-moves-to-dismiss-murder-for-hire-charges-against-ross-ulbricht/amp/

Conflict reigns over the history and origins of money https://www.sciencenews.org/article/money-ancient-origins-debate-mystery

Italy bridge: Genoa motorway collapse kills at least 22 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45183624

Instructions from Facebook not to touch the posts of the cabinet minister https://444.hu/2018/08/14/we-received-instructions-from-facebook-not-to-touch-the-posts-of-the-cabinet-minister

SIGGRAPH 2018 Technical Papers Preview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t952yS8tcg8

Vaping ’can damage vital immune system cells’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-45170756

What HBR Gets Wrong About Algorithms and Bias http://www.fast.ai/2018/08/07/hbr-bias-algorithms/

Australian draft law requires tech companies to hand over encrypted messages https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/about/consultations/assistance-and-access-bill-2018

Intel’s SGX blown wide open by, you guessed it, a speculative execution attack https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/08/intels-sgx-blown-wide-open-by-you-guessed-it-a-speculative-execution-attack/

Bribes, Backdoor Deals, and Pay to Play: How Bad Rosé Took Over https://www.bonappetit.com/story/rise-of-bad-rose

Being average at more than 1 thing is more valuable than being great in 1 only https://dev.to/karan/being-average-in--1-things-is-easier-and-more-valuable-than-being-excellent-at-1-thing

Leaked FBI memo warns banks of looming “unlimited ATM cashout” https://boingboing.net/2018/08/14/money-money-money.html

Bumper Falls Off Brand New Tesla Model 3 After 30 Minutes and Some Rain https://jalopnik.com/bumper-falls-off-brand-new-tesla-model-3-after-30-minut-1828306917

Where even Walmart won’t go: how Dollar General took over rural America https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/aug/13/dollar-general-walmart-buhler-haven-kansas

The people pushing for a decentralized web https://thenewstack.io/the-people-pushing-for-a-decentralized-web/

Turkey’s Lira Crisis Tests Erdogan’s Authoritarian Approach https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/13/world/europe/erdogan-turkey-lira-crisis.html

Google, Facebook Security Guards Finally Have a Union Contract https://gizmodo.com/after-five-years-of-fighting-google-and-facebook-secur-1828304237

Apple reportedly arguing headquarter buildings are worth $200 to reduce tax bill https://www.businessinsider.com/apple-trying-to-reduce-cupertino-tax-bill-2018-8

How Shogun (YC W18) Got to 1000 Positive Reviews in the Shopify App Store https://getshogun.com/blog/shogun-1000-positive-shopify-app-store-reviews/

A proposed partial decoding of the Voynich script (2014) [pdf] https://stephenbax.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Voynich-a-provisional-partial-decoding-BAX.pdf

Dthreads: Efficient Deterministic Multithreading (2011) [pdf] http://people.cs.ksu.edu/~danielwang/Investigation/System_Security/dthreads-sosp11.pdf

Intel Processor L1TF Vulnerabilities CVE-2018-3615, CVE-2018-3620, CVE-2018-3646 https://blogs.oracle.com/oraclesecurity/intel-l1tf

Omnistereoscopic Video Pipeline for Capture and Display of Real-World VR [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4dTUC59m_Q

How to find and delete where Google knows you’ve been https://www.apnews.com/b031ee35d4534f548e43b7575f4ab494

Instagram users are reporting the same bizarre hack https://mashable.com/2018/08/13/instagram-hack-locked-out-of-account/

‘Mega-Round’ Investors Shower Startups with Millions https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/14/technology/venture-capital-mega-round.html

Organized Resources for Deep Learning in Natural Language Processing https://github.com/astorfi/Deep-Learning-NLP

California Bay Area Home Sales Decline 3% Year-Over-Year https://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2018/08/california-bay-area-home-sales-decline.html

Swift should not be the future of iOS, and why TypeScript should. https://medium.com/@stevenbradleyconsulting/swift-should-not-be-the-future-of-ios-be54925074a5

Intermittent isolation from each other’s improves collective performance https://twitter.com/jessecshore/status/1029124892439072768

US bans government personnel from using Huawei and ZTE devices https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/14/us-defense-huawei-zte-ban/

The SF Bay Area, where the streets are paved with single young men http://visualizing.nyc/bay-area-zip-codes-singles-map/

How can you treat someone who doesn’t accept they are ill? https://mosaicscience.com/story/anosognosia-assisted-outpatient-treatment-lauras-law/

Australian Govt finally reveals how it plans to target encryption https://www.itnews.com.au/news/govt-finally-reveals-how-it-plans-to-target-encryption-500156

A Quick Snapshot of Unsupervised Learning, PCA and Reinforcement Learning https://hackernoon.com/where-next-after-svms-cnns-and-word-embeddings-2becb8576cba

Google tracks users who turn off location history https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-45183041

Foreshadow: Extracting the Keys to the Intel SGX Kingdom https://foreshadowattack.eu/

Foreshadow-NG: Breaking Virtual Memory with Transient Out-Of-Order Execution [pdf] https://foreshadowattack.eu/foreshadow-NG.pdf

Protecting against the new “L1TF” speculative vulnerabilities https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/gcp/protecting-against-the-new-l1tf-speculative-vulnerabilities

Meltdown strikes back: the L1 terminal fault vulnerability https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/762570/81cb4db5d3ac4167/

Not enough people are paying attention to this economic trend https://www.gatesnotes.com/Books/Capitalism-Without-Capital