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Practical guide to hyperparameters search for deep learning models

A DMT trip ’feels like dying’ – and scientists now agree

Roughtime: Securing Time with Digital Signatures

Running a database on EC2? Your clock could be slowing you down

How the GNU coreutils are tested (2017)

John Dvorak: “Yesterday I was fired from PC Magazine”

How communist Bulgaria became a leader in tech and sci-fi

Holding a Program in One’s Head (2007)

Inside cpyext: Why emulating CPython C API is so Hard

CTRL-Labs: demo of human-computer control using electromyography [video]

Southern California just saw its longest streak of bad air in decades

There’s No Such Thing as a General-purpose Processor (2014)

Cluep, a Canadian startup that raised just $500K, acquired for $40M

Writing Documentation When You Aren’t a Technical Writer – Part Two

Get Billions of Correct Digits of Pi from a Wrong Formula (1999) [pdf]

After Five Years of Living in Trees, a Protest Community Is Being Evicted

A dozenal notation for western music

Google Suppresses Memo Revealing Plans to Closely Track Search Users in China

NewSQL databases fail to guarantee consistency and I blame Spanner

ARM pointer authentication (2017)

Is This Treasure Trove of Movie Ads from the Heyday of Newspapers Worth $20M?

The new Jaguar cars sound like spaceships, thanks to Richard Devine

Freezing your credit is now free in all states under a new law

Show HN: Super Smooth Tab View – Made with Pure CSS3 and JavaScript

Ice Surveys and Neckties at Dinner: Life at an Arctic Outpost

Twitter says bug may have exposed some direct messages to third-party developers

Report: Google suppressed an explosive memo about its Chinese search engine

Drug giants Novartis and Bayer fail to stop NHS offering cheaper eye treatment

California Cool: How the Wetsuit Became the Surfer’s Second Skin (2013)

Reverse engineering bus telemetry with GNU Radio (2015)

Discovery of Galileo’s lost letter shows he edited his ideas to fool Inquisition

Facebook told to speed up changes or face ’sanctions’

Cloudflare Ordered to Expose YTS, Showbox, and Popcorn Time Site ’Operators’

Lugg (YC S15) is hiring software engineers (full stack, front end, back end)

Hiding malware in Windows: The basics of code injection

Pallene: A statically typed companion language for Lua [pdf]

Tom Lehrer’s memorable “Revue” session

Tencent’s AI plays StarCraft II, and wins over 90 percent of the time

This Is Why You Shouldn’t Interrupt a Programmer (2013)

Japan’s rovers ready for touchdown on asteroid

TypeScript support for ES Next pipeline operator

Fixing a Bug in Our Account Activity API

Making $35,000 Bonsai Scissors

Meow Wolf’s Magic Kingdom

‘Robotic Skins’ turn everyday objects into robots

Thanks for the Surprise Integration with My Website, Apple

Goss – Quick and Easy server validation

Yale study finds twice as many undocumented immigrants as previous estimates

The Decentralized Web Failed Because of Economics, Not Technology

T-Mobile’s fixed 5G to cover 250M+ with 300 Mbps+, competing with home ISPs

Alibaba’s Hospitality Robot to Be in Hotels by October

What are Bloom filters, and why are they useful?

NYT sues FCC, says it hid evidence of Russia meddling in net neutrality repeal

One small change to New York’s intersections is saving pedestrians’ lives

The size of things: an ngram experiment

Twitter bug may have sent users’ Direct Messages to external developers

Twitter: Don’t panic, but we may have leaked your DMs to rando devs

Show HN: Interactive Go REPL in Your Browser with WebAssembly

France Bans Smartphones in Schools Through 9th Grade. Will It Help Students?

PayPal ends business dealings with Alex Jones’s Infowars

As China’s Woes Mount, Xi Jinping Faces Rare Rebuke at Home

New Microscope Shows the Quantum World in Crazy Detail

Show HN: I made HTML/CSS kit with website forms, popups and widgets

Admins on Reddit are suppressing information critical to russian propaganda

Italy opens probe into Ryanair hand luggage charges