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China now the most prolific contributor to physical sciences, engineering, math https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-09-12/chinese-researchers-are-outperforming-americans-in-science

Facebook open-sources LogDevice, a distributed storage for sequential data https://logdevice.io/

Yale researchers ’teleport’ a quantum gate https://news.yale.edu/2018/09/05/yale-researchers-teleport-quantum-gate

Lucee: A dynamic, Java-based, tag and scripting language for web app development https://github.com/lucee/Lucee

EU approves internet copyright law, including ‘link tax’ and ‘upload filter’ https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/12/17849868/eu-internet-copyright-reform-article-11-13-approved

React-copy-write: immutable React state management library https://github.com/aweary/react-copy-write/blob/master/README.md

Business school grads and quants are winning the battle to create the next P&G https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/12/business-school-grads-and-quants-are-winning-the-battle-to-create-the-next-pg/

How a New York Times Software Engineer Ended Up Covering Miss America https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/12/insider/miss-america-data-software.html

Why are conversations limited to about four people? https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1090513818301491

Microsoft intercepting Firefox, Chrome installation on Windows 10 Insider build https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/12/microsoft-intercepting-firefox-chrome-installation-on-windows-10/

Caper is Hiring a Deep Learning and Computer Vision Engineer https://www.caperlab.com/deep-learning-engineer

Immune Cells Play Key Role in Determining Male or Female Traits in the Brain https://neurosciencenews.com/sexual-characteristics-immune-cells-9849/

Apple can delete purchased movies from your library without telling you https://theoutline.com/post/6167/apple-can-delete-the-movies-you-purchased-without-telling-you

Carbon – Create images of your source code https://github.com/dawnlabs/carbon

LOLWUT: a piece of art inside a database command http://antirez.com/news/123

The United States Is Now the Largest Global Crude Oil Producer https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=37053&src

E-cigarette use as a predictor of cigarette smoking https://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/26/e2/e106

The MOnSter 6502: transistor-scale replica of classic MOS 6502 microprocessor https://monster6502.com/

How can we resist the seduction of the mobile phone? http://timharford.com/2018/09/how-can-we-resist-the-seduction-of-the-mobile-phone/

How AI changed organ donation in the US https://qz.com/1383083/how-ai-changed-organ-donation-in-the-us/

Drug Pricing System Used by Middlemen https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-drug-spread-pricing/

Thousands of scientists publish a paper every five days https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06185-8

Are Audiobooks as Good for You as Reading? http://time.com/5388681/audiobooks-reading-books/

Element – A Desktop UI Toolkit for Web https://element.eleme.io/

Update on special-case subdomain elision in Chrome https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/forum/#!topic/security-dev/5DIxA4yRfD0

Feedify is compromised with code mirroring Magecart https://threader.app/thread/1039585850848362497

Scientists discover a ’tuneable’ novel quantum state of matter https://phys.org/news/2018-09-scientists-tuneable-quantum-state.html

Airbnb hosts are offering free rooms to people fleeing Hurricane Florence https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/12/airbnb-hosts-are-offering-free-rooms-to-people-fleeing-hurricane-florence/

A Peddler of Fake Reviews on TripAdvisor Gets Jail Time https://skift.com/2018/09/12/fake-reviews-tripadvisor-jail-italy/

Firefox nightly is now built with clang LTO on all platforms https://glandium.org/blog/?p=3888

Slaves to speech suppression are masters of nothing http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=8114

SPICE: Modern open source remote desktop solution https://spice-space.org/

The Darknet and the Future of Content Distribution (2002) http://bearcave.com/misl/misl_tech/msdrm/darknet.htm

Firefox is now built with clang LTO on all platforms https://glandium.org/blog/?p=3888

State of the World’s Fungi https://www.kew.org/state-of-the-worlds-fungi

Optimize Dokku Deployment Speed for Ruby on Rails Apps with Dockerfile https://pawelurbanek.com/optimize-dokku-deployment-speed

Man Drives ‘Transformer’ on Streets of Beijing, Gets Pulled Over by Cops https://yellrobot.com/man-builds-diy-transformer-robot/

A proposal to roll back exclusionary zoning would make housing more affordable https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-09-12/ben-carson-and-hud-get-ready-to-take-on-the-nimbys

European parliament gives thumbs up to controversial copyright reforms https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/12/european-parliament-gives-thumbs-up-to-controversial-copyright-reforms/

Git 2.19.0 released https://lwn.net/Articles/764552/

Single gene mutation may have helped humans become optimal long-distance runners https://phys.org/news/2018-09-gene-mutation-humans-optimal-long-distance.html

EA reportedly under criminal investigation in Belgium due to FIFA’s loot boxes https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-09-10-ea-reportedly-under-criminal-investigation-in-belgium-due-to-fifas-loot-boxes

The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein https://einsteinpapers.press.princeton.edu

Hundreds of Roman gold coins found in basement of old theater https://www.cnn.com/style/article/roman-gold-coins-italy-cressoni-theater-trnd/index.html

Google Fights Plan to Extend ’Right to Be Forgotten’ https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-45484300

Microsoft to ‘warn’ Windows 10 users not to install Chrome or Firefox https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/12/17850146/microsoft-windows-10-chrome-firefox-warning

People vs. Self-Driving Cars: “You can bully self-driving cars” https://semiengineering.com/people-vs-self-driving-cars/

If Netflix adds ads, it could lose a quarter of its subscribers – study https://www.indiewire.com/2018/09/netflix-ads-could-lose-subscribers-1202002896/

Building Custom Wedding Photo Booths and Grossing $300,000/Month https://starterstory.com/stories/photobooth

Python joins movement to dump ’offensive’ master, slave terms https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/11/python_purges_master_and_slave_in_political_pogrom/

ERPNext Version 11: Enterprise Ready Open Source ERP https://erpnext.org/releases/version-11

Show HN: I wrote a simple serverless platform for Ruby developers https://faastruby.io

Andrew Motion wonders whether Philip Larkin had an unexpected afterlife https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/friendly-shade-larkin-afterlife/

On Technology: Google Knows Where You’ve Been, but Does It Know Who You Are? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/12/magazine/google-maps-location-data-privacy.html

A Free Library for Number Theoretic Transform-Based Erasure Codes https://www.zenko.io/blog/free-library-erasure-codes/

Scientists warn of potential serious health effects of 5G (2017) [pdf] https://ehtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/Scientist-5G-appeal-2017.pdf

Why It’s So Hard to Be a Working Mom. Even at Facebook https://www.wired.com/story/i-am-a-data-scientist-and-mom-but-facebook-made-me-choose/

Spotify raises limit for offline downloads to 10,000 songs per device https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/12/17852304/spotify-offline-download-limit-10000-songs-5-devices

Google Cloud’s new AI chief is on a task force for military uses https://amp.businessinsider.com/google-cloud-new-ai-chief-history-military-security-task-force-2018-9

Scenic: Elixir Native UI Framework https://github.com/boydm/scenic

Americans Are Shifting the Rest of Their Identity to Match Their Politics https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/americans-are-shifting-the-rest-of-their-identity-to-match-their-politics/

Containers vs. Serverless from a DevOps standpoint https://dev.to/adnanrahic/containers-vs-serverless-from-a-devops-standpoint-e4n

Archbishop of Canterbury accuses big firms of ’leeching off the public’ https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/sep/12/justin-welby-universal-credit-rollout-halted-food-banks

Google Cloud’s new AI chief is on a task force for AI military uses https://www.businessinsider.de/google-cloud-new-ai-chief-history-military-security-task-force-2018-9

Cantor Fitzgerald lost 68% of workforce on September 11, 2001 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantor_Fitzgerald#9/11_attacks

Why Tim Cook Is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple (2016) https://steveblank.com/2016/10/24/why-tim-cook-is-steve-ballmer-and-why-he-still-has-his-job-at-apple/

The Number of Public Companies in the US Has Fallen by Half http://thesoundingline.com/the-other-reason-for-the-stock-market-rally-stock-scarcity/

First IoT security bill reaches governor’s desk in California https://www.zdnet.com/article/first-iot-security-bill-reaches-governors-desk-in-california/

Can You Make Swiss Trains Even More Punctual? (Data Science Competition) https://medium.com/crowdai/can-you-make-swiss-trains-even-more-punctual-ec9aa73d6e35

Developing APIs Using Actor Model in ASP.NET Core https://samueleresca.net/2018/07/developing-apis-using-actor-model-in-asp-net/

Communist China warns U.S. about diplomacy with the Republic of China (Taiwan) https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/china-warns-us-about-taiwan-diplomacy

The Collapse of Barnes and Noble Should Make Us Rethink Antitrust Policy https://twitter.com/stacyfmitchell/status/1039853655426564097

Amazon: System and method for transporting personnel within an active workspace http://www.freepatentsonline.com/9280157.html

Russian theory that NASA sabotaged the space station spreading like wildfire https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/09/the-russians-are-really-pushing-a-nasa-astronaut-sabotaged-the-iss-theory/

Why fake miniatures depicting Islamic science are everywhere https://aeon.co/essays/why-fake-miniatures-depicting-islamic-science-are-everywhere

Show HN: Estimate the money you will make thanks to compound interests https://CalculateMyRoi.com

Magic mushrooms ’reboot’ brain in depressed people – study http://theguardian.com/science/2017/oct/13/magic-mushrooms-reboot-brain-in-depressed-people-study

Open-sourcing LogDevice, a distributed data store for sequential data https://logdevice.io/blog/2018/09/12/open-sourcing-announcement.html