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Learning Dense Visual Object Descriptors By and For Robotic Manipulation https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.08756

Show HN: Zero – Local file system transparently swapping to the cloud https://github.com/KonstantinSchubert/zero

A file that’s both an acceptable HTML page and a JPEG (2012) http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/squirrel/

Australia’s anti-encryption law will merely relocate the backdoors: Expert https://www.zdnet.com/article/australias-anti-encryption-law-will-merely-relocate-the-backdoors-expert/

Aspider: A lightweight, asynchronous micro-framework based on asyncio https://github.com/howie6879/aspider

Scientists discover how to turn light into matter after 80-year quest (2014) https://phys.org/news/2014-05-scientists-year-quest.html

The First 15 Years of PyPy – A Personal Retrospective https://morepypy.blogspot.com/2018/09/the-first-15-years-of-pypy.html

Entrepreneur raises millions of bugs to tackle food waste problem (2017) http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1066448.shtml

Show HN: Prod – Blocks addictive websites until you’ve finished your to-do list https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/prod-%E2%80%94-the-thoughtful-to/cpelgckpifnonijeenjbaglajimalpcl

A map showing the steepness of streets (2013) http://www.tobyeglesfield.com/a-map-showing-the-steepness-of-streets/

Additional Mac App Store apps caught stealing and uploading browser history https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/09/additional-mac-app-store-apps-caught-stealing-and-uploading-browser-history/

D3-dag – Layout algorithms for visualizing directed acylic graphs https://github.com/erikbrinkman/d3-dag

Empty bottles quickly with a whirlpool trick (2012) https://www.themodernnomad.com/independent/whirlpool/

Strest – Flexible REST Tests in YAML https://github.com/eykhagen/strest

Companies worry more about access to software developers than capital https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/06/companies-worry-more-about-access-to-software-developers-than-capital.html

First-party isolation in Firefox: what breaks if you enable it? https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/firefox-fpi

How Tutanota replaced Google’s FCM with their own notification system https://f-droid.org/en/2018/09/03/replacing-gcm-in-tutanota.html

Building a Desktop App Without Electron Using Vue: Vuido https://dev.to/vuevixens/building-a-desktop-app-with-vue-vuido-490n

NSA metadata program “consistent” with Fourth Amendment, Kavanaugh once argued https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/09/even-after-nsa-metadata-program-revised-kavanaugh-argued-in-favor-of-it/

To Restore Civil Society, Start with the Library https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/08/opinion/sunday/civil-society-library.html

Smenu, a command-line advanced selection filter and a menu builder for terminal https://github.com/p-gen/smenu

Spontaneous knotting of an agitated string (2007) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2034230/

Beijing’s Three Options: Unemployment, Debt, or Wealth Transfers https://carnegieendowment.org/chinafinancialmarkets/77178

Fullscreen mobile modal: how hard can it be? https://github.com/stereobooster/react-modal-experiment

I survived the Warsaw ghetto. Here are the lessons I’d like to pass on https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/05/survived-warsaw-ghetto-wartime-lessons-extremism-europe

Trump to Apple: ’Make your products’ in the US to avoid tariffs http://thehill.com/policy/finance/405707-trump-to-apple-make-your-products-in-the-us-to-avoid-tariffs

Exploring the Worst Case Complexity of Quicksort (2015) https://tyler-davis.com/post/quicksort-randomize-worst-case/

How the U.S. Government Misleads the Public on Afghanistan https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/09/08/world/asia/us-misleads-on-afghanistan.html

More Companies That No Longer Require a Degree https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/no-degree-required/

A New Challenger to Equifax’s Employee Verification Service https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/11/your-money/equifax-challenger-truework.html

European observatory on Algorithmic Sovereignty http://algosov.org/

Why I never finish my Haskell programs (part 2) https://blog.plover.com/prog/haskell/what-goes-wrong-2.html

A doctor in Bangladesh has found a simple way to treat infant pneumonia https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2018/09/08/how-a-shampoo-bottle-is-saving-young-lives

The Lost City of Atlantis – Hidden in Plain Sight https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDoM4BmoDQM

Porcupine: A fast linearizability checker written in Go https://github.com/anishathalye/porcupine/blob/master/README.md

Certificate transparency logs and how they are a gold mine to bug hunters https://chris408.com/post/certificate-transparency-logs-and-how-they-are-a-gold-mine-to-bug-hunters/

Hacking Soundcloud: Creating an Interactive Track (2017) https://haywirez.com/hacking-soundcloud/

Gender Differences in Research Areas and Topics: An Analysis of Publications https://arxiv.org/abs/1809.01255

Isaac Asimov on The David Letterman Show (1980) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=365kJOsFd3w

Tyler McMullen – Isolation Without Containers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mKTESPTJXU

Break another CTF by taking over its machine https://github.com/seadog007/noxCTF-2018-PSRF-as-Pwn

Beneath AI hype is likelihood it threatens the poor says former Microsoft exec https://www.businessinsider.com/beneath-ai-hype-is-likelihood-it-threatens-the-poor-says-former-microsoft-exec-2018-9/

Show HN: Labeleat – The app which scans and deciphers your food products https://labeleat.com

Americans use the Internet to abandon children adopted from overseas (2013) https://www.reuters.com/investigates/adoption/

Microsoft exec Judson Althoff: Amazon expansion is our opportunity https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/09/microsoft-exec-judson-althoff-amazon-expansion-our-opportunity.html

A review of the Julia language (2014) https://danluu.com/julialang/

Space Jam Website with CSS Grid https://labs.jensimmons.com/2017/02-015.html

Myers-Briggs: The personality test that conned the world https://www.spectator.co.uk/2018/09/the-personality-test-that-conned-the-world/

1.3B page views per month – it’s all about performance https://stackexchange.com/performance

Smart meters could let government peek into your home, court warns https://www.cnet.com/news/smart-meters-could-let-government-peek-into-your-home-court-warns/

A Father is Charged With Murder for Accidental Drowning of His Daughter https://theintercept.com/2018/09/09/wendell-lindsey-murder-drowning-forensic-science/

Rust, Julia, and Go: Disruptive New Programming Languages https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qCH7Y2rc_w

W3C Web Authentication – A Passwordless World – The Trusona SDK https://www.biometricupdate.com/201805/trusona-unveils-upgrades-to-password-free-authentication-sdk

Show HN: (My First game) Dicentric, a fun and relaxing puzzle game for android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.superfunguys.dicentric

Show HN: Reddit Bots, Drinking from the Fire Hose and Image Colorization https://medium.com/ml-everything/reddit-bots-drinking-from-the-fire-hose-and-image-colorization-fe72142ca903