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Bizarre Particles Keep Flying Out of Antarctica’s Ice https://www.livescience.com/63692-standard-model-broken-supersymmetry-new-physics.html

Remix is hiring Software Engineers to build better public transit and cities https://jobs.lever.co/remix/85754b42-d084-4457-b9a6-4555332c3ee4?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=hackernews

How to visualize decision trees http://explained.ai/decision-tree-viz/index.html

Facebook using phone numbers from two factor authentication for ad targeting https://twitter.com/konklone/status/1045067078531788800

Show HN: Trolley lets you take payments from your static site https://trolley.link

When Zuckerberg Asserted Control, Instagram’s Founders Chafed https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/25/technology/instagram-cofounders-resign-zuckerberg.html

SSH known_hosts hash cracking with Hashcat https://github.com/chris408/known_hosts-hashcat

Ghostbuster: Detecting the Presence of Hidden Eavesdroppers [pdf] https://synrg.csl.illinois.edu/papers/ghostbuster-mobicom18.pdf

Skip – A programming language to skip the things you have already computed http://skiplang.com/

K3s: Kubernetes without the features I don’t care about https://github.com/ibuildthecloud/k3s

Ex-Google Employee Urges Lawmakers to Take on Company https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/26/technology/google-privacy-china-congress.html

LTE Base Station Software https://bellard.org/lte/

Demolishing the California Dream: How SF Planned Its Own Housing Crisis https://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/demolishing-the-california-dream/

Show HN: You Don’t Need WordPress – Create a Blog With Only Google Docs https://www.youdontneedwp.com/

William Faulkner Was Really Bad at Being a Postman https://lithub.com/william-faulkner-was-a-really-bad-at-being-a-postman/

The design and implementation of modern column-oriented database systems https://blog.acolyer.org/2018/09/26/the-design-and-implementation-of-modern-column-oriented-database-systems/

Sociophysics and Econophysics, the Future of Social Science? https://daily.jstor.org/sociophysics-and-econophysics-the-future-of-social-science/

Trees, Teeth, and Time: The mathematics of clock making http://www.ams.org/publicoutreach/feature-column/fcarc-stern-brocot

How leaves talk to roots https://phys.org/news/2018-09-roots.html

Abstract of the NTSB Report on Air Canada flight 759’s taxiway overflight at SFO [pdf] https://ntsb.gov/news/events/Documents/DCA17IA148-Abstract.pdf

The Apple Watch – Tipping Point Time for Healthcare https://steveblank.com/2018/09/26/the-apple-watch-tipping-point-time-for-healthcare/

How to write a game on a ZX81 [video] http://cowlark.com/2018-09-26-zx81-programming/index.html

Spheres can make concrete leaner, greener https://phys.org/news/2018-09-spheres-concrete-leaner-greener.html

Bill Gates-led $1B energy fund expands startup portfolio fighting climate change https://qz.com/1402301/bill-gatess-1-billion-energy-fund-is-expanding-its-portfolio-of-startups-fighting-climate-change/

Rejected Then Recruited: Our Journey into Y Combinator https://repl.it/site/blog/yc

Simple Python implementation of a Bayesian multi-armed bandit algorithm http://peterroelants.github.io/posts/MultiArmBandit/

Introduction to Compilers and Language Design https://www3.nd.edu/~dthain/compilerbook/

Show HN: Kubespy, a CLI tool for observing Kubernetes resources in real time https://github.com/pulumi/kubespy

How we’ve scaled Dropbox (2012) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PE4gwstWhmc

Show HN: Browsertron – Run all your Selenium tests in parallel https://www.browsertron.com/

Apache Unomi: The Open Source Customer Data Platform http://unomi.incubator.apache.org/

Mummy of paraplegic child shows how Peru’s Nasca culture treated disability https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/09/mummy-of-paraplegic-child-shows-how-perus-nasca-culture-treated-disability/

Show HN: Search for a domain expert on Reddit https://redditprofile.com/

Linux devs ponder pulling contributions over new Code of Conduct https://www.itnews.com.au/news/linux-devs-threaten-to-pull-contributions-513008

How to build TypeScript app and deploy it on GitHub Pages http://zubialevich.blogspot.com/2018/09/how-to-build-typescript-github-pages-app.html

’Super Mario Bros.’ speedrunner hits nearly inhuman 4:55 world record https://mashable.com/article/super-mario-bros-world-record/

Indeterminacy – John Cage (1959) http://www.lcdf.org/indeterminacy/s/15

Interview with Eiiti Wada, Creator of the Happy Hacking Keyboard https://www.massdrop.com/article/eiiti-wada-interview

Hardware Performance Monitoring for the Rest of Us (2017) [pdf] https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01593009/document

Facebook Is Giving Advertisers Access to Your Shadow Contact Information https://gizmodo.com/facebook-is-giving-advertisers-access-to-your-shadow-co-1828476051

Show HN: VisualMIPS – A cross-platform teaching tool for MIPS Assembly https://visualmips.github.io/

Compiled and Vectorized Queries [pdf] http://www.vldb.org/pvldb/vol11/p2209-kersten.pdf

Cloudflare partners with Microsoft, Google and others to reduce bandwidth costs https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/26/cloudflare-partners-with-microsoft-google-and-others-to-reduce-bandwidth-costs

Google’s Next Generation Music Recognition https://ai.googleblog.com/2018/09/googles-next-generation-music.html

Facebook former Messenger boss calls WhatsApp cofounder new standard of lowclass https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/26/17906844/facebook-david-marcus-calls-whatsapp-brian-acton-low-class

Vivaldi 2.0 – includes sync, resizable tab tiling, floating web panels and more https://vivaldi.com/blog/vivaldi-2-0-your-browser-matters/

Show HN: No More Google, privacy-friendly alternatives to Google products https://nomoregoogle.com

Billionaire LA Times owner calls social media the cancer of our time https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/26/billionaire-la-times-owner-calls-social-media-the-cancer-of-our-time.html

API Pulse – Monitor the Health of Your API https://apipulse.tinfoilsecurity.com/

Introducing MTA Strict Transport Security (MTA-STS) https://www.hardenize.com/blog/mta-sts

Amazon’s Aggressive Anti-Union Tactics Revealed in Leaked Video https://gizmodo.com/amazons-aggressive-anti-union-tactics-revealed-in-leake-1829305201

Facebook’s exec calls WhatsApp co-founder a ‘new standard of low-class’ https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/26/facebook-exec-david-marcus-defends-company-after-whatsapp-speaks-out.html

SGX under fire: Foreshadow/L1TF is deeper than you think https://www.sigarch.org/reflections-on-trusting-sgx/

Show HN: EndzinSrc – Wikipedia web crawler and PageRank algorithm implementation https://github.com/ciganche/EndzinSrc

Amazon researcher explains science behind Alexa’s newly announced whisper mode https://developer.amazon.com/blogs/alexa/post/c0e7798d-32bc-4549-9c24-97d204a7bf3a/whisper-to-alexa-and-she-ll-whisper-back

Google is trying to cover its creepy Chinese search engine tracks https://mashable.com/article/google-china-search-engine-dragonfly-memo/?europe=true

The sorry state of TLS security in enterprise interception appliances https://arxiv.org/abs/1809.08729

How a Go Program Compiles Down to Machine Code https://getstream.io/blog/how-a-go-program-compiles-down-to-machine-code/

Optimizations in Syntax Highlighting, a Visual Studio Code Story https://code.visualstudio.com/blogs/2017/02/08/syntax-highlighting-optimizations

Facebook Is Giving Advertisers Access to Your Shadow Contact Information https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2018/09/facebook-is-giving-advertisers-access-to-your-shadow-contact-information/

Can you tell a fake video from a real one? http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-27/fake-news-part-one/10308638

The Government Wants Airlines to Delay Your Flight So They Can Scan Your Face https://theintercept.com/2018/09/26/airport-facial-recognition-flight-delay/

Former Google scientist slams ‘unethical’ Chinese search project https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/26/17903128/google-china-project-dragonfly-search-engine-jack-poulson

Daniel Ellsberg’s confessions of a nuclear war planner https://80000hours.org/podcast/episodes/daniel-ellsberg-doomsday-machine/

ARM Assembly Is Too High Level: ROR and RRX http://xlogicx.net/?p=673

After century of removing appendixes, docs find antibiotics can be enough https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/09/after-century-of-removing-appendixes-docs-find-antibiotics-can-be-enough/

How to build a (solar-powered) low-tech website http://www.lowtechmagazine.com/2018/09/how-to-build-a-lowtech-website.html

Bandwidth Alliance: sharing the benefits of interconnected networks https://blog.cloudflare.com/bandwidth-alliance/

How to Use Open Graph to Unfurl URLs into Rich Objects in Chat Apps https://www.pubnub.com/blog/open-graph-plugin-chatengine-unfurl-urls-chat-apps/?devrel_hn=syed

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

Researchers develop invisibly thin spray-on antennas https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/09/25/spray-on-antennas/

Facebook exec calls WhatsApp’s cofounder ‘a whole new standard of low-class’ https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-exec-david-marcus-attacks-whatsapp-cofounder-2018-9

Show HN: Cabyn.co – The Social Network with No Ads, No Tracking, No Hate https://cabyn.co

Dr. Hoover wrote 335,000 opioid prescriptions in 7 years, says she did no wrong https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/dr-katherine-hoover-accused-fueling-west-virginia-s-opioid-crisis-n909366

An Introduction to Building Generative Art https://dev.to/aspittel/intro-to-generative-art-2hi7

Revitalization of Commodore’s Amiga Continues with Exciting New Retro Hardware https://hothardware.com/news/revitalization-of-commodores-amiga-continues-with-exciting-new-retro-hardware

ZhuSuan: python probabilistic programming library for Bayesian deep learning https://zhusuan.readthedocs.io/en/latest/index.html

Going Beyond ‘Hey Google’: Building a Rasa-Powered Google Assistant https://medium.com/rasa-blog/going-beyond-hey-google-building-a-rasa-powered-google-assistant-5ff916409a25

Code of Merit: A meritocratic approach to project management (2016) https://github.com/rosarior/Code-of-Merit/blob/master/CODE_OF_MERIT.md

The Design and Implementation of Modern Column-Oriented Database Systems (2012) [pdf] http://db.csail.mit.edu/pubs/abadi-column-stores.pdf