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Vaccines Against H.I.V., Malaria and Tuberculosis Unlikely, Study Says https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/07/health/vaccines-hiv-malaria-tuberculosis.html

Facebook Builds Chip Team, ASIC https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1333716

WwwBasic – An implementation of BASIC designed to be easy to run on the Web https://github.com/google/wwwbasic

The Nvidia Turing GPU Architecture Deep Dive: Prelude to GeForce RTX https://www.anandtech.com/comments/13282/nvidia-turing-architecture-deep-dive

SageMath – Open-Source Mathematical Software System https://www.sagemath.org/

Show HN: Lunar lander-type game with computational fluid dynamics https://github.com/s-macke/Interplanetary-Postal-Service/

Raytracing a Black Hole http://rantonels.github.io/starless/

One DNA test said he was likely to get Alzheimer’s, the other said he wasn’t https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/15/opinion/sunday/23andme-ancestry-alzheimers-genetic-testing.html

Most Doctors Are Ill-Equipped to Deal with the Opioid Epidemic https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/10/health/addiction-medical-schools-treatment.html

Brazil Nuts Are Brought to You by Rodents https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/brazil-nuts

Low.js – Node.js for embedded devices http://www.lowjs.org

Less annoying Hacker News http://hn.elijames.org/

Apple didn’t delete that guy’s movies – what really happened https://www.cnet.com/news/no-apple-didnt-delete-that-guys-movies-heres-what-really-happened/

New research in sea slugs sparks controversy about the way memories are stored https://massivesci.com/articles/memory-sea-slug-neuroscience/

How Game Apps That Captivate Kids Have Been Collecting Their Data https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/09/12/technology/kids-apps-data-privacy-google-twitter.html

Code Rush – The Beginnings of Netscape and Mozilla (2000) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q7FTjhvZ7Y

The war between Los Angeles and its mountains (2015) http://nautil.us/issue/64/the-unseen/los-angeles-should-be-buried-rp

Elephant birds: Who killed the largest birds that ever lived? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45495400

Variational Autoencoders Explained http://anotherdatum.com/vae.html

Alleged AMD EPYC ‘Rome’ 7nm Based 64 Core Processor Performance Leaks Out https://wccftech.com/amd-epyc-rome-7nm-64-core-cpu-performance-benchmark-leak/

Page Cache, the Affair Between Memory and Files (2009) https://manybutfinite.com/post/page-cache-the-affair-between-memory-and-files/

How to be alone: the difference between loneliness and solitude https://medium.com/swlh/how-to-be-alone-the-difference-between-loneliness-and-solitude-70745a66bc62

Scalable 10 Gbps TCP/IP Stack Architecture for Reconfigurable Hardware (2015) [pdf] http://davidsidler.ch/files/fccm2015-tcpip.pdf

A Defence of Common Sense (1925) http://www.ditext.com/moore/common-sense.html

Visual Transfer Between Atari Games Using Competitive Reinforcement Learning https://arxiv.org/abs/1809.00397

Why does the Zune HD have the message “For our Princess” inside of the case? https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20180914-00/?p=99735

Searching for Chocolate’s Roots, and Enemies, in Colombia’s Wilderness https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/searching-for-chocolates-roots-and-enemies-in-colombias-wilderness/

Mapping Spinoza’s Ethics http://ethica.bc.edu/#/visualization

You Don’t Really ’Own’ That Movie You Bought, but Pirates https://torrentfreak.com/you-dont-really-own-that-movie-you-bought-but-pirates-180915/

Understand and Eliminate JVM Warm-Up Overhead in Data-Parallel Systems (2016) [pdf] https://www.usenix.org/system/files/conference/osdi16/osdi16-lion.pdf

You can’t “turn off the borrow checker” in Rust https://words.steveklabnik.com/you-can-t-turn-off-the-borrow-checker-in-rust

Second step with non-linear regression: adding predictors (2017) https://www.r-bloggers.com/second-step-with-non-linear-regression-adding-predictors/

Peter Thiel: Silicon Valley ’brainwashed’ by higher education https://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Peter-Thiel-Silicon-Valley-liberal-brainwashed-13232245.php

Stories – Medium clone built with Rails https://github.com/michelson/dante-stories

Nuclear pasta in neutron stars may be the strongest material in the universe https://www.sciencenews.org/article/nuclear-pasta-neutron-stars-may-be-strongest-material-universe

Show HN: Focusd – A Calm RSS Reader - turn your feeds into a daily digest https://focusd.co

Ajit Pai seems really upset about the California net neutrality bill https://www.fightforthefuture.org/news/2018-09-15-ajit-pai-seems-really-upset-about-the-california/

Android devices send data 10x more often to Google than iOS devices to Apple https://www.macrumors.com/2018/08/22/android-sends-data-google-10-times-ios-to-apple/

Show HN: Re:consent – View and change the consent you have given to websites https://github.com/cliqz-oss/re-consent

A History of the Jerks: Bodily Exercises and the Great Revival (1803–1967) https://urichmond.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=8ef7a0dd39af4aa8ae0d8a3e884a406e

XML, blockchains, and the strange shapes of progress https://apenwarr.ca/log/?m=201809

Over half the firmwares uploaded to TCSL Armor have invalid certificates https://tcsltesting.blogspot.com/2018/09/50-of-firmware-certs-are-expired.html

Google in China censors results for democracy, human rights, or free speech https://bgr.com/2018/09/14/google-china-search-engine-censored/

Ph.D. Thesis by Alan C. Kay: The Reactive Engine (1969) https://www.mprove.de/diplom/gui/kay69.html

AMD Contributes 8.5x More Code to the Linux Kernel Than Nvidia https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=AMD-NVIDIA-Intel-Kernel-Contrib

Smarking (YC W15) Is Hiring Back-End Engineers in SF https://www.smarking.com/careers

YouTube, Netflix Publish First Videos Transcoded Using AV1 https://www.anandtech.com/show/13365/youtube-publishes-first-videos-transcoded-using-av1

What Wu-Tang Clan Teaches Us About Life and the Power of Myth https://medium.com/@dankaplan/how-wu-tang-clan-shaped-my-life-a330d8b8cf0d

The Causal Revolutionary – Interview with Judea Pearl https://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/the-causal-revolutionary/#.W5zZAEtAHvs.twitter

Restart iOS with CSS inside HTML link https://mobile.twitter.com/pwnsdx/status/1040944750973595649

Robigalia – Rust on top of seL4 https://robigalia.gitlab.io/book/rosme.html

What happens when we ask a philosopher for advice? https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/and-then-what-midlife/

Show HN: A simple library for persistent finite-state machines in Go https://github.com/calebwin/go-sm

And then what? Asking a philosopher for advice https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/and-then-what-midlife/

Show HN: Ytdl – A simple node implementation of YouTube downloading https://github.com/maple3142/ytdl

Leakage-Resilient Client-Side Deduplication of Encrypted Data in Cloud Storage [pdf] https://eprint.iacr.org/2011/538.pdf

Watch Plants Light Up When They Get Attacked https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/13/science/plant-defenses.html

Kata-containers and container linux kubernetes, almost https://vadosware.io/post/running-untrusted-workloads-k8s-container-linux-part-3/

How much of the planet should we leave for other forms of life? http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aau1397

The impact of the 2008 financial crisis on the renewable energy industry https://www.axios.com/financial-crisis-stimulus-boost-renewable-energy-f88a0dd3-1383-4e3c-94c1-eb8f3187dfe8.html

Show HN: Simplified music notation https://github.com/hoffa/notation

Article 13 makes it official. It’s time to embrace decentralization https://werd.io/2018/article-13-makes-it-official-its-time-to-embrace-decentralization

Handling Notch on iPhone X, XS, XR, XS Max https://bubblin.io/blog/notch

Oracle Open Sources Java EE TCK https://github.com/eclipse-ee4j/jakartaee-tck

Blazor: Modern Web Development with .NET and WebAssembly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61qmX5eAPwI

Show HN: Sal – Lightweight scroll animation library https://mciastek.github.io/sal/

Net neutrality gives “free” Internet to Netflix and Google, ISP claims https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/09/net-neutrality-gives-free-internet-to-netflix-and-google-isp-claims/

Almost half of US cellphone calls will be scams by next year, says report https://www.cnet.com/news/almost-half-of-us-cell-phone-calls-will-be-scams-by-next-year-says-report/

Congress Invites No Consumer Privacy Advocates to Its Consumer Privacy Hearing https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/game-rigged-congress-invites-no-consumer-privacy-advocates-its-consumer-privacy

Show HN: FIDO2 USB+NFC token optimized for security, extensibility, and style https://github.com/SoloKeysSec/solo

Astronomers have discovered that black holes can burp up ’ghost stars’ https://www.businessinsider.com/astronomers-just-discovered-black-holes-can-burp-up-ghost-stars-2018-9

Facebook’s new ‘SapFix’ AI automatically debugs your code https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/13/facebook-sapfix-debugger/

Scientific publishing is a rip-off. We fund the research – it should be free https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/13/scientific-publishing-rip-off-taxpayers-fund-research