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Show HN: I’m 12, learning JS, and wrote Wolfram’s cellular automaton in Node https://bitbucket.org/liamilan/wolfram-cellular-automata

We Spent $3.3M Buying Out Investors: Why and How We Did It https://open.buffer.com/buying-out-investors/

Transmuting Low-Value Programmer Cred into High-Value Status Illegibility https://daedtech.com/transmuting-low-value-programmer-cred-into-high-value-status-lllegibility/

“I Used AI to Clone My Voice and Trick My Mom into Thinking It Was Me” https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/charliewarzel/i-used-ai-to-clone-my-voice-and-trick-my-mom-into-thinking

Google, but for colors https://picular.co/

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Quasirandom Sequences http://extremelearning.com.au/unreasonable-effectiveness-of-quasirandom-sequences/

A plea for lean software (1995) [pdf] https://cr.yp.to/bib/1995/wirth.pdf

Show HN: A smarthome dashboard concept using zircle-ui https://github.com/zircleUI/smarthome-tutorial

‘Overtourism’ Worries Europe. How Much Did Technology Help Get Us There? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/29/technology/technology-overtourism-europe.html

Madoko – a fast markdown processor for writing professional documents https://www.madoko.net

A map of London as it was during the era of the Tudor monarchs https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/blog/2018/06/13/this-tudor-london-map-overlay-is-marvelous/

ZeroCater is hiring a Full-stack Engineer (Front-end focused) https://grnh.se/9a0bdaa71

Memory Barriers: A Hardware View for Software Hackers (2010) [pdf] http://www.rdrop.com/users/paulmck/scalability/paper/whymb.2010.07.23a.pdf

Lessons from Building a Serverless Data Pipeline with AWS Kinesis and Lambda https://read.iopipe.com/lessons-from-building-a-serverless-data-pipeline-with-aws-kinesis-and-lambda-4d8cf0ebcbc9

A curated collection of OCaml tools, frameworks, libraries and articles https://github.com/rizo/awesome-ocaml

Welcome to Armageddon: On MUDs (2017) http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/64/lucas.php

FCC can define markets with only one ISP as “competitive,” court rules https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/fcc-can-define-markets-with-only-one-isp-as-competitive-court-rules/

Lawsuit names NordVPN, Tesonet in proxy data extraction scheme https://restoreprivacy.com/lawsuit-names-nordvpn-tesonet/

Sinister ’hunger stones’ with dire warnings have surfaced as water levels drop https://www.businessinsider.com/sinister-hunger-stones-dire-warnings-surfaced-europe-2018-8

Assume the Worst: Enumerating AWS Roles Through ‘AssumeRole’ https://rhinosecuritylabs.com/aws/assume-worst-aws-assume-role-enumeration/

AR superhuman ability: displaying object trajectory https://twitter.com/Alientrap/status/1033773312982351872?s=19

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Takes First Picture of Distant Rock It Will Visit https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/29/science/nasa-new-horizons.html

Python Pandas: Tricks and Features https://realpython.com/python-pandas-tricks/

Q3VM – Lightweight, embeddable Quake III Interpreter/Virtual Machine https://github.com/jnz/q3vm

Show HN: Weekend Project – My first blockchain wallet. Comments welcome https://github.com/theproductiveprogrammer/luminate

Programming Language Foundations in Agda https://plfa.github.io/

Easing into Modern C++: A lightning talk for the unsure [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wnj6M-jj9c

Miami Will Be Underwater Soon. Its Drinking Water Could Go First https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-08-29/miami-s-other-water-problem

Lorentz Transformations with a Mechanical Time-Globe [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rh0pYtQG5wI

On Software Tooling https://www.marcel.is/sw-tooling/

Daniel Stenberg: Now at 134 days since visa application https://twitter.com/bagder/status/1034749430799499264

ASM International Headquarters and Geodesic Dome https://rs.locationshub.com/location_detail.aspx?id=053-10059511

Data Engineering Patterns with Apache Airflow [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23_1WlxGGM4

Building a Site in 24 Hours and Growing It to +$2M/Year https://www.failory.com/mistakes/gadget-flow

The Alchemy of Madness: Understanding a Seventeenth-Century “Brain Scan” (2015) https://resobscura.blogspot.com/2015/12/the-alchemy-of-madness.html

Telecom-backed group defends anti-net neutrality robocalls to seniors https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/29/17792946/net-neutrality-robocalls-california-sb822

Hackers sell data of 130M Chinese hotel guests on dark web for 8 Bitcoin https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2018/08/29/china-bitcoin-data-dark-web/

The Most Useful Linux Commands You Probably Need to Know https://semanti.ca/blog/?the-most-useful-linux-commands-you-probably-need-to-know

Imaginary Problems Are the Root of Bad Software https://medium.com/s/story/imaginary-problems-d4f2921bd1b8

Google donates money to help run the Kubernetes infrastructure https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/29/google-steps-back-from-running-the-kubernetes-infrastructure/

New $299 electric bicycle is ultra-affordable and even airline compliant https://electrek.co/2018/08/29/stark-drives-299-electric-bicycle-affordable/

WhatsApp warns that Google Drive backups are not encrypted https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/08/29/whatsapp-backups-google-drive/

GOD MODE UNLOCKED – Hardware Backdoors in X86 CPUs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eSAF_qT_FY

Wandering Bose-Einstein condensate may lead to scalable quantum computer https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/08/doing-the-quantum-mash-cloud-of-atoms-may-provide-new-way-to-compute/

CivJS: A JavaScript 4X Game (2015) https://github.com/Venerons/CivJS

Non-discrimination is a core value of Open Source http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=8106

Big oil asks government to protect its Texas facilities from climate change https://www.cbsnews.com/news/texas-protect-oil-facilities-from-climate-change-coastal-spine/

What’s new in PHP 7.3 https://kinsta.com/blog/php-7-3/

Show HN: Weekend Project – A Stellar blockchain wallet on the command-line https://github.com/theproductiveprogrammer/luminate

Why JavaScript needs the method ‘last()’ and the proper way to add it yourself https://medium.com/@panuviljamaa/why-javascript-needs-the-method-last-9f4e285f3f7d

Google Cloud grants $9M in credits for the operation of the Kubernetes project https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/gcp/google-cloud-grants-9m-in-credits-for-the-operation-of-the-kubernetes-project

Diagrams: A diagram editor for the Mac https://diagrams.app/

Is Julia the next big programming language? MIT thinks so, as version 1.0 lands https://www.techrepublic.com/article/is-julia-the-next-big-programming-language-mit-thinks-so-as-version-1-0-lands/

Google’s Self-Driving Cars Have Trouble with Basic Driving Tasks: Report https://jalopnik.com/googles-self-driving-cars-have-trouble-with-basic-drivi-1828653280

Introduction to Incr_dom: Writing Dynamic Web Apps in OCaml https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_e5pPKI0K4

Probiotics shouldn’t be treated as a food supplement, according to a new study https://www.businessinsider.com/probiotics-arent-food-supplements-could-have-harmful-risks-2018-8

Scientists may have discovered first ‘ghost’ black hole from different universe https://bgr.com/2018/08/28/ghost-black-hole-hawking-points-cmb/

President Trump Says Google Searches Rigged, DFW Expert Disagrees https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2018/08/28/president-trump-google-searches-rigged-expert-disagrees/

Locals reportedly frustrated with Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving cars https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/28/locals-reportedly-frustrated-with-alphabets-waymo-self-driving-cars.html

Amazon hard work isn’t enough – employers expect forced cheerfulness too https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/28/amazon-ambassadors-twitter-hard-work-passion-for-employer

Show HN: Workshop – Helping people learn new skills with React Native https://medium.com/workshop-engineering/helping-people-learn-new-skills-with-react-native-14bf4ace6007

Y Combinator Learns Basic Income Is Not So Basic After All https://www.wired.com/story/y-combinator-learns-basic-income-is-not-so-basic-after-all/

Facebook employees create a group to complain about ’political monoculture’ https://mashable.com/2018/08/28/facebook-conservative-political-diversity/#MaGf6qVXcsqs

’Mr. Robot’ to End with Season 4 on USA Network (Exclusive) https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/mr-robot-end-season-4-usa-network-1137204