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Worst-case complexity of TimSort finally unveiled

Linux Kernel Developer Criticizes Intel for Meltdown, Spectre Response

On the Kidnapped African Boy Who Became a German Philosopher

A deep dive into the Go memory allocator and garbage collector

“Little Languages” by Jon Bentley (1986) [pdf]

Schrödinger’s cat among biology’s pigeons: 75 years of What Is Life?

Mutiny at the big five is part of the future of work

Relationship Between Practice and Performance in Sports: A Meta-Analysis (2016) [pdf]

Krypton: phone-based U2F Authenticator

RevenueCat (YC S18) is hiring our first SDK engineer

When Science Was Big (2017)

A Wild Alaskan Island That Inspired a Lost Classic

Java’s new garbage collector promises low pause times on multi-terabyte heaps

Using FOIA and public databases to track down Department of Defense contracts

LEGO built a life-size, drivable Bugatti from over a million Technic pieces

Emails while commuting ’should count as work’

Beej’s Quick Guide to GDB (2009)

Show HN: Chat Circles – Anonymous Chat Site Built with D3 and WebSockets

WaveDrom Editor – Digital timing diagram rendering engine

Public by Default: Venmo Stories of 2017

Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Extreme: 15“ Hex-Core, GTX 1050 Ti, 64GB RAM Under 4 Pounds

Understanding international surveillance agreements: 5 Eyes, 9 Eyes, and 14 Eyes

So you think you can tell Arial from Helvetica?

Show HN: Create a restaurant website in one click

Inside the American Museum of Natural History’s Hidden Masterpiece (2013)

SFMTA Offers Two Permits for One-Year Powered Scooter Pilot

Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Extreme: Hex-Core, GTX 1050 Ti, 64GB RAM, Under 4 Pounds

An anthropological dispatch from the landfill dig to unearth Atari’s E.T. (2014)

Pissed Off by Verizon, Firefighters Join the Fight to Restore Net Neutrality

Discerning the Out-Of-Order Advantage: Is It Speculation or Dynamism? (2013) [pdf]

STTR: A system for tracking all vehicles all the time at the edge of the network

Moment-based quantile sketches for efficient aggregation

The Performance Cost Of Spectre/Meltdown/Foreshadow Mitigations On Linux

SEC Chairman Wants to Let More Main Street Investors in on Private Deals

Google’s new hardware security key was made by a Chinese company

How Singapore Fixed Its Housing Problem [video]

15 FBI agents to date have died from cancers linked to Sept 11 attacks

How to Make a Bad Deep Learning Accelerator

Bank of Amer freezing accounts of customers suspected of not being US citizens

9to5Mac Obtained Product Marketing Photos of iPhone XS and Series 4 Apple Watch

OSM condemns recent anti-semitic vandalism

John McAfee’s ‘unhackable’ Bitfi wallet got hacked again

OpenRISC port accepted into GCC

China launches platform to stamp out ’online rumours’

Gravitational constant mystery deepens with new precision measurements

Franken-algorithms: the deadly consequences of unpredictable code

Show HN: Golang Cafe a Golang-only job board /w no recruiters and clear salaries

What Airbnb really does to a neighbourhood

The world is a terrible place right now, largely because it is what we make it

Elon Musk’s Solution for Dodger Stadium Traffic Is Full of Holes

Google AMP Case Study – Leads Dropped by 59% (How to Disable It)

Venezuela Breaks Bitcoin Trading Records with 500M Bolivars per Week

Asian-American Students Suing Harvard Over Admissions Win Justice Dept. Support

Marketplaces Primer: Learn how Uber, Ebay, and other marketplaces work

Trump says government won’t give civilian employees raises in 2019

Lerna restores unmodified MIT license

African traffic growth and predictions for the future

Show HN: Move your content to an open-source Ghost blog

Labor Board Backs Startup Engineers (at Lanetix) Who Were Fired for Unionizing

Dyson gears up for electric car testing

Inside the United Nations’ effort to regulate autonomous killer robots

Mapbox CEO says the map calling New York City ‘Jewtropolis’ has been 100% fixed

Show HN: Dank Learning – mobile app to make memes with AI

Show HN: Real Time Face Detection on CPU Using Deep Learning

Show HN: Interactive completion for all the things in tmux windows

Yandex Has Less Than 48 Hours to Tackle Piracy or Get Blocked

Kids can’t use computers and this is why it should worry you

FBI refutes Trump claim that Clinton’s private email server was hacked by China

Approaching Access Control on the Web (Part I)

Google reportedly bought Mastercard data to link ads with offline purchases