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What Is Systems Programming, Really?

How Discord Handles Two and Half Million Concurrent Voice Users Using WebRTC

Researchers demonstrate the first single-photon transistor using a semiconductor

Poor mental health at work ’widespread’

An Empirical Study of Programmers’ Acquisition of New Programming Languages [pdf]

The Commons Clause doesn’t help the commons

Fixing an old hack – why we are bumping the IPv6 MTU

Brazil: A look into Latin America’s largest startup ecosystem (2017)

Glowing mercury thyratrons: inside a 1940s Teletype switching power supply

Realizability of Graphs (2008) [pdf]

Pinterest Is a Unicorn, It Just Doesn’t Act Like One

A Friend of Beethoven, Now Rediscovered in His Own Right

Fond (YC W12) Is Hiring Business Development Representative in Portland

Deepfakes in realtime using WebRTC

NAVEX: Precise and scalable exploit generation for dynamic web applications

Can We Survive the Next Financial Crisis?

Show HN: Hacklily – sheet music editor

Pigeon Maps – Maps in React with no external dependencies

Open Match: Open source game matchmaker

Why Y? Deriving the Y Combinator in JavaScript

Data Wrangling with Apache Kafka and KSQL

Pivotal CRISPR patent battle won by Broad Institute

Data Warehouse Benchmark: Redshift, Snowflake, Azure, Presto, BigQuery

Building a Real-Time Bike-Share Data Pipeline with StreamSets, Kafka and MapD

No One Knows the Exact Year of the Largest Volcanic Eruption of Our Age

Empirical Studies of Programming Knowledge (1984) [pdf]

Show HN: Namegine – find a name for your startup or product

Show HN: Build presentations with Reveal.js and Scala

Managing your Amazon Redshift performance: How Plaid uses Periscope Data

Background on Futurist Programming (1994)

How HTTPS works

Higher-order truths about Chmess (2006) [pdf]

Some thoughts about localization of OpenStreetMap-based maps

Show HN: – Complete GitHub profiles

Why Socialists Don’t Believe in Fun (1943)

The Algernon Argument (2010)

Git log --follow enthusiastically tracks empty files

Unix Text Processing Transcription Project (2004)

Joern: A Robust Code Analysis Platform for C/C++

Lessons from Building and Scaling Reddit’s Ad Serving Platform with Go

ProtonVPN and NordVPN Bugs Left Windows Vulnerable to Hackers

Future Directions for Optimizing Compilers

Jupytext: Jupyter notebooks as Python scripts

AMD Announces Four New Ryzen CPUs: 2700E, 2600E, 2500X, and 2300X

Issues Encountered Deploying Differential Privacy [pdf]

Bright green comet 21P will light up the skies of September

The ‘Post-PC Era’ Never Really Happened and Likely Won’t

Facebook animal trade exposed in Thailand

Optimal Taxation with Rent-Seeking

Brain Cancer’s ’Immortality Switch’ Turned Off with CRISPR

Tesla’s keyless entry vulnerable to spoofing attack, researchers find

US to threaten sanctions against International Criminal Court

ReasonML: OCaml-like language by Facebook that compiles to JavaScript

Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours

The Serverless Framework Wins Best Microservices API at the API Awards

Microsoft Announces Azure DevOps, Will Succeed Visual Studio Team Services

Avoid master/slave terminology

“Commons Clause” was intended to stop AWS from selling open source as products

Finding Code That Explodes Under Symbolic Evaluation [pdf]

Startup founder with inspiring TED talk charged with massive securities fraud

Paper notes: Masstree – cache craftiness for fast multicore key-value storage

Satellite footage of a rocket launching from the Gobi Desert

Prosecutors Charge Russian Accused of Hacking JP Morgan, Dow Jones

WatermelonDB, a database for React and React Native apps

Clojure: Why Python Just Wasn’t Enough for AppsFlyer

Intel to outsource 14nm chip production due to tight supply

Tesla Model 3 is the #1 Best Selling Car in the US by Revenue

Relational Program Synthesis

Show HN: Falkervisor, a hypervisor designed for fuzzing

How a volcanic eruption made 1816 the year without a summer (2013)

Fixing an old hack – why we are bumping the IPv6 MTU

MIT machine vision system figures out what it’s looking at by itself

Exploit vendor drops Tor Browser zero-day on Twitter (for previous version)

It’s better to rent than to buy in today’s housing market

Gemini Launches the Gemini Dollar: U.S. Dollars on the Blockchain

Show HN: Asymcrypt – asymmetric cryptography

Hackers Can Steal a Tesla Model S in Seconds by Cloning Its Key Fob

Work/life balance and challenging work: you can have both

Tesla workers speak out: ’Anything pro-union is shut down really fast’

California just replaced cash bail with algorithms

Russia: Google removes Putin critic’s ads from YouTube

Vivaldi Browser: Chrome engine, no personal data collected

Unit 731 – Japan’s covert lethal human experimentation unit (1935-1945)