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The Packard Merlin: How Detroit Mass-Produced Britain’s Hand-Built Powerhouse https://www.tested.com/art/makers/492418-packard-merlin-how-detroit-mass-produced-britains-hand-built-powerhouse/

Algo: A set of Ansible scripts that simplify the setup of a personal IPSEC VPN https://github.com/trailofbits/algo

Valve Rolls Out Wine-Based “Proton” for Running Windows Games on Linux https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Valve-Steam-Play-Proton-Linux

PolarFS: Alibaba Distributed File System for Shared Storage Cloud Database [pdf] http://www.vldb.org/pvldb/vol11/p1849-cao.pdf

What to Do After Finding Hot Connectors on Overhead Power Lines (2017) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piQpLL5nD18

Ice confirmed at the Moon’s poles https://phys.org/news/2018-08-ice-moon-poles.amp

IMAP4 Extension for Returning MYRIGHTS Information in Extended List https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8440

How Gusto Built Scalable Hiring Practices Rooted in Tradition http://firstround.com/review/how-gusto-built-scalable-hiring-practices-rooted-in-tradition/

Introducing Ghost 2.0 https://blog.ghost.org/2-0/

Catching integer overflows in C https://www.fefe.de/intof.html

TerrAvion (YC W14) seeks embedded software eng to develop remote sensing fleet http://www.terravion.com/embedded-system-engineer

Beta release of PHP 7.2 in the Google App Engine standard environment https://cloud.google.com/appengine/docs/standard/php7/

Twenty-two states ask appeals court to bring back net neutrality https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/21/twenty-two-states-ask-appeals-court-to-bring-back-net-neutrality/

My Experience and Advice for Using GPUs in Deep Learning: Which GPU to get http://timdettmers.com/2018/08/21/which-gpu-for-deep-learning/

Google created a fake pizza brand to test creative strategies for YouTube ads https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/20/google-doctor-fork/

Learn You a Haskell for Great Good http://learnyouahaskell.com/

Textual Strategies in Infographics: Observing Minard Observing Napoléon https://www.masswerk.at/nowgobang/2018/observing-minard

New T3 Instances – Burstable, Cost-Effective Performance https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-t3-instances-burstable-cost-effective-performance/

You should really stop worrying about how much energy Bitcoin uses https://www.iafrikan.com/2018/08/22/you-should-really-stop-worrying-about-how-much-energy-bitcoin-uses/

TxFS: Leveraging File-System Crash Consistency to Provide Transactions [pdf] http://www.cs.utexas.edu/%7Evijay/papers/atc18-txfs.pdf

Backpage.com’s Founders Speak for the First Time https://reason.com/archives/2018/08/21/backpage-founders-larkin-and-lacey-speak

Stop Payment: A homeowner’s revolt against the banks (2012) https://harpers.org/archive/2012/01/stop-payment-a-homeowners-revolt-against-the-banks/

Improving MapReduce Performance in Heterogeneous Environments (2008) https://www.usenix.org/legacy/event/osdi08/tech/full_papers/zaharia/zaharia_html/index.html

Frédéric Chopin and George Sand Go to Majorca https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/there-are-no-pianos-be-had-here

Virtual Star Trek TNG Enterprise https://stage-9.co.uk/

Valve’s “Steam Play” Uses Vulkan to Bring More Windows Games to Linux https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/valves-steam-play-uses-vulkan-to-bring-more-windows-games-to-linux/

A Web Design Crash Course: From Developer to Developer https://zen-of-programming.com/design

Resistance to the Use of Anesthesia in the Mid-19th Century (2005) [pdf] https://www.docdroid.net/V0s9uDp/meyer2015.pdf

Clicker Diet: Tracking Diet with Tally Counter https://clickerdiet.com/

Titan launches its mobile ‘not a hedge fund’ https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/20/titan-invest/

Show HN: A single command terminal configuration installer https://noobs-term.com

Memristor – The fictional circuit element https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.05982

Internal documents reveal the grueling way Tesla hit its 5,000 Model 3 target https://www.thisisinsider.com/tesla-hit-model-3-target-by-reworking-thousands-of-cars-2018-8

Farmers in Niger are nurturing gao trees to drive environmental change in Africa https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/16/regreening-niger-how-magical-gaos-transformed-land

Exception Handling in Programming Languages [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4t-2TI5Qvc

A Look at Vim, a Text Editor for the Ages https://thenewstack.io/a-look-at-vim-a-text-editor-for-the-ages/

Facebook is rating the trustworthiness of its users on a scale from zero to one https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/08/21/facebook-is-rating-trustworthiness-its-users-scale-zero-one/

Aerial photos reveal the stark divide between rich and poor https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-45257901

Google, Apple and others no longer require employees to have a college degree https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/16/15-companies-that-no-longer-require-employees-to-have-a-college-degree.html

Slack confirms it has raised $427M at a post-money valuation of over $7B https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/21/slack-confirms-it-has-raised-427m-at-a-post-money-valuation-of-over-7-1b/

Google Assistant’s latest feature: “Tell me something good” https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/21/google-assistants-latest-feature-delivers-just-the-good-news/

Small Assets without the Headache in Elm 0.19 https://elm-lang.org/blog/small-assets-without-the-headache

Study: Association of Maternal Insecticide Levels with Autism in Offspring https://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/10.1176/appi.ajp.2018.17101129

Kinesis Data Streams HTTP/2 Support https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/kds-enhanced-fanout/

Premature brain aging linked to cannabis, schizophrenia, alcohol https://www.biospace.com/article/massive-study-reveals-secrets-about-the-aging-brain/

Theft: A History of Music https://law.duke.edu/musiccomic/

Using the Edwards-Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (EdDSA) in IKEv2 https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8420

Kotlin 1.2.60 comes with native compiler binaries https://github.com/JetBrains/kotlin/releases/tag/v1.2.60

Primality Testing Under Adversarial Conditions https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/749

A Versatile Computer-Generated Dynamic Flight Display (1976) https://archive.org/details/AVersatileComputerGeneratedDynamicFlightDisplay

US inmates stage nationwide prison labor strike over ’modern slavery’ https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/aug/20/prison-labor-protest-america-jailhouse-lawyers-speak

Bill Gates Noticed a Economy Trend No One Is Paying Attention To http://observer.com/2018/08/bill-gates-global-economy-trend-epiphany/

A GPU-based neural network was the only way to handle a garage full of Lego https://spectrum.ieee.org/geek-life/hands-on/how-i-built-an-ai-to-sort-2-tons-of-lego-pieces

After the Bitcoin Boom: Hard Lessons for Cryptocurrency Investors https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/20/technology/cryptocurrency-investor-losses.html

Show HN: Self-organizing map learning visualization in WebGL https://j4nw.github.io/three-js-som/

Swiss Household Debt Is Now Higher Than the US at the Peak of the Housing Bubble http://thesoundingline.com/swiss-households-are-now-the-most-indebted-in-the-world/

Meet the ‘Change Agents’ Who Are Enabling Inequality https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/20/books/review/winners-take-all-anand-giridharadas.html

Tinder is rolling out a college-only service, Tinder U https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/21/17763862/tinder-u-feature-app-university

Tesla expands solar roof tile installations to the Northeast https://electrek.co/2018/08/21/tesla-solar-roof-tile-expand-installation-northeast/

How to create erc20 token of your own -step by step process https://www.cryptoexchangescript.com/erc20-token-creation

Introduction to Data Mining (Second Edition) https://www-users.cs.umn.edu/~kumar001/dmbook/index.php

ROM sites are falling, but a legal loophole could save game emulation https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/can-a-digital-lending-library-solve-classic-gamings-piracy-problem/

Facebook will remove 5,000 ad targeting categories to limit discrimination https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/21/17764480/facebook-ad-targeting-options-removal-housing-racial-discrimination

Listen to Her: Gender on This American Life (2017) https://pudding.cool/2017/09/this-american-life/

Facebook Fueled Anti-Refugee Attacks in Germany, New Research Suggests https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/21/world/europe/facebook-refugee-attacks-germany.html

Logic Production Systems runtime implemented in JavaScript https://github.com/mauris/lps.js

Live map of London Underground trains https://traintimes.org.uk/map/tube/schematic/

Show HN: Color Icon – Distinguish tabs with the same favicon in your browser https://github.com/tiagonbotelho/color-icon

China, World’s Biggest Polluter, Hits Carbon Goals – 12 Years Early https://www.thedailybeast.com/china-worlds-biggest-polluter-hits-carbon-goals12-years-early

Elm in Production: Surprises and Pain Points https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZj_1qVURL0

LocustDB: Massively parallel, high performance analytics database https://github.com/cswinter/LocustDB

Coiled Snake: A vim plugin for automatically folding Python code https://github.com/kalekundert/vim-coiled-snake

Y Combinator is funding a nonprofit that advocates for meat alternativ https://www.fastcompany.com/90221400/y-combinator-is-funding-a-nonprofit-that-advocates-for-meat-alternatives

Creationism and conspiracism share a common teleological bias https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(18)30863-7

Twelve Views of Mark Jason Dominus (2003) http://perl.plover.com/yak/12views/samples/notes.html

Tesla Factory Tour with Elon Musk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr9kK0_7x08

Prime factors of the first 1e6 integers, laid out using UMAP https://twitter.com/jhnhw/status/1031829726757900288

I Just Hacked a State Election. I’m 17. And I’m Not Even a Very Good Hacker https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/08/21/i-just-hacked-a-state-election-17-not-a-good-hacker-219374

Show HN: Solidity cheat sheet https://topmonks.github.io/solidity_quick_ref/

Show HN: Palx – Automatic UI Color Palette Generator https://palx.jxnblk.com/

Meet ’Intrusion Truth,’ the Mysterious Group Doxing Chinese Intel Hackers https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wjka84/intrusion-truth-group-doxing-hackers-chinese-intelligence

Show HN: Podcast search and database API https://www.listennotes.com/developers/?ref=hn2

Google’s data collection is hard to escape, study claims https://money.cnn.com/2018/08/21/technology/google-data-collection/index.html

Pseudo constant time implementations ofTLS are only pseudo secure https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/747

A Rare E.R. that Treats Opioid Addiction on Demand https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/18/health/opioid-addiction-treatment.html

Top geneticist loses 3.5M grant in first test of landmark bullying policy https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06009-9

Microsoft discovers new Russian hacking operation targeting US groups https://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-discovers-new-russian-hacking-operation-targeting-us-groups/

Show HN: SlidesUp API – Quickly build custom experiences for your conference https://apidocs.slidesup.com/