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Show HN: TechYaks – Best of 50k tech talks ranked by confidence intervals https://techyaks.com

Xonsh: Python-powered, cross-platform, Unix-gazing shell https://xon.sh/

The art of creating very tiny programs for the 80x86 family of CPUs http://www.sizecoding.org/wiki/Main_Page

Airware is shutting down after raising $118M https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/14/airware-shuts-down/

The search volume for "web app" spikes every September http://www.gibney.de/popularity_of_web_apps

Earthquake detection pipeline via efficient time series similarity search https://github.com/stanford-futuredata/FAST

Serious design flaw in ESS ExpressVote touchscreen: “permission to cheat” https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2018/09/14/serious-design-flaw-in-ess-expressvote-touchscreen-permission-to-cheat/

x86 finds its way into the iPhone https://lcq2.github.io/x86_iphone/

Show HN: Guitar Dashboard – Open source music theory explorer for guitarists http://guitardashboard.com/

Let’s bring back the Sabbath as an act against ‘total work’ https://aeon.co/ideas/lets-bring-back-the-sabbath-as-a-radical-act-against-total-work

Google throws away 12 years of work by investors (Portfolios in Google Finance) http://blogs.harvard.edu/philg/2018/09/14/google-throws-away-12-years-of-work-by-investors-portfolios-in-google-finance/

Amazon launches Part Finder, using technology acquired from Partpic in 2016 https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/19/amazons-new-ar-part-finder-helps-you-shop-for-those-odd-nuts-and-bolts/

TrueVault Is Hiring Senior Engineer (remote or SF) to Build Fort Knox for PII https://angel.co/truevault/jobs/393089-full-stack-senior-engineer

Ultimate Hacking Keyboard https://ultimatehackingkeyboard.com/

Introducing the NYPL Grow Up Work Fashion Library https://www.nypl.org/blog/2018/08/06/dress-up-nypl-lending-fashion-library

The iPhone SE was the best phone Apple ever made, and now it’s dead https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/14/the-iphone-se-was-the-best-phone-apple-ever-made-and-now-its-dead/

NCrunch: execute tests as you type https://www.ncrunch.net/

Show HN: Rwtxt – a space for reading and writing text https://github.com/schollz/rwtxt

What Most Remote Companies Don’t Tell You About Remote Work https://blog.doist.com/mental-health-and-remote-work-1b77616f6945

Why Lisp macros are cool, a Perl perspective (2005) http://lists.warhead.org.uk/pipermail/iwe/2005-July/000130.html

Cttrie – Compile-time trie-based string matching for C++ https://smilingthax.github.io/slides/cttrie/

Show HN: Plain Text List – Easily copy and paste-able lists of things https://plaintextlist.com

Using Rust for Game Development by Catherine West https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aKLntZcp27M

Show HN: Uplink – Build Reusable Objects for Consuming Web APIs https://uplink.readthedocs.io/

A Decade-Old Attack Can Break the Encryption of Most PCs https://www.wired.com/story/cold-boot-break-pc-encryption/

China is angered by Apple’s iPhone event mentioning Taiwan https://finance.yahoo.com/news/china-angered-apple-apos-big-135832729.html

Google is killing Fabric in mid-2019, pushes developers to Firebase https://venturebeat.com/2018/09/14/google-is-killing-fabric-in-mid-2019-pushes-developers-to-firebase/

Forecasting at Uber: An Introduction https://eng.uber.com/forecasting-introduction/

MA police tweeted a screenshot revealing they’re watching activist groups https://slate.com/technology/2018/09/massachusetts-police-screenshot-gas-explosions-activists-twitter.html

Tesla Model 3 Over-The-Air Update Left the Car Without Key Safety Features https://www.consumerreports.org/car-safety/over-the-air-update-left-tesla-model-3-without-key-safety-features/

Man Uses Forced Perspective to Create Funny Interactions with Superhero Toys https://mymodernmet.com/wire-hon-forced-perspective-photography/

Visualization of storm surge – Unreal Engine real-time rendering https://twitter.com/blkahn/status/1040306476273868800

New “Terrorist Content” Regulations: A Grim Day for Digital Rights in Europe https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/new-copyright-powers-new-terrorist-content-regulations-grim-day-digital-rights

How to write X in both Python 3 and JavaScript https://sayazamurai.github.io/python-vs-javascript/

If Jeff Bezos wants to help low-income people why not just pay them better? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/14/jeff-bezos-low-income-people-pay-amazon-workers-better

Lawnmower Parents Are the New Helicopter Parents https://www.weareteachers.com/lawnmower-parents/

Bits in a Float, and Infinity, NaN, and Denormal (2012) https://www.cs.uaf.edu/2012/fall/cs301/lecture/10_24_weirdfloat.html

Skyrealms of Jorune http://www.skyrealmsofjorune.com/

U.S. Spies Rush to Protect Defectors After Skripal Poisoning https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/13/us/politics/russian-informants-cia-protection.html

Goodbye Hjson http://hjson.org/

US official: Canadian marijuana users, workers, investors risk life border ban https://www.politico.com/story/2018/09/13/canada-weed-pot-border-783260

What voting in the EU parliament looks like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzigiPUXNzI

How Teachers Came to Be So Underpaid in America http://time.com/longform/teaching-in-america/

Understanding IEEE 802.11ad 60ghz Physical Layer [pdf] https://www.keysight.com/upload/cmc_upload/All/22May2014Webcast.pdf

The Exquisite, Intricate Insanity of Riding a Bike at 168 MPH https://www.wired.com/story/denise-mueller-korenek-bike-speed-record-168-mph/

Show HN: Icon Font Buildr – supports ligatures & remote and local icons sources https://github.com/fabiospampinato/icon-font-buildr

The Widely Divergent Life Expectancy in Every County in the US http://thesoundingline.com/the-widely-divergent-life-expectancy-in-every-county-in-the-us/

Amazon’s ‘worker cage’ has been dropped, but its staff are not free https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/14/amazon-worker-cage-staff

Elvie – The world’s first silent, wearable breast pump https://www.elvie.com/shop/elvie-pump

Show HN: Whoops – PHP errors for cool kids https://github.com/filp/whoops

How to Fight the Growing Scourge of Algorithmic Bias in AI http://fortune.com/2018/09/14/fight-algorithmic-bias-joy-buolamwini/

Show HN: A tiny web auditor with strong opinions https://github.com/woodruffw/twa

Show HN: No time to maintain your project? Find new maintainers https://github.com/flxwu/maintainerswanted.com

Apple is happy to use women and people of color as art, not authority https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/12/apple-diversity-iphone-xs-camera-photos-event/

TV crew doing story on car breakins in SF has their van broken into as they film https://www.sfgate.com/local/article/san-francisco-car-break-in-news-crew-robbed-video-13226893.phpvia

Formula 1 wants more dramatic-looking cars that race better in 2021 https://arstechnica.com/?p=1375939

Paying Is Voluntary at This Selfie-Friendly Store https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/13/technology/dirty-lemon-drug-store.html

Rant: Entity systems and the Rust borrow checker or something https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4t1K66dMhWk

Russian spies detained in The Hague were planning cyber break-in at Swiss lab https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2018/09/russian-spies-detained-in-the-hague-were-planning-cyber-break-in-at-swiss-lab-nrc/

Twitter CEO: conservative employees ‘dont feel safe to express their opinions’ https://www.recode.net/2018/9/14/17857622/twitter-liberal-employees-conservative-trump-politics

Google Employees Are Quitting Over the Company’s Secretive China Search Project https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/google-project-dragonfly-employees-quitting

Qwant – An alternative to Google https://www.qwant.com/

Crypto Market Has Bottomed (According to Novogratz) https://beincrypto.com/crypto-market-has-bottomed-according-to-novogratz/