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World’s Oldest Torrent Still Alive After 15 Years

Elon Musk Settles SEC Fraud Charges

Solid – Reshape the web as we know it

Please Google, let us revert to the classic Gmail look!msg/gmail/465HItQGwVI/_QQsSD6TAQAJ

Mexico’s drug cartels are moving into the gasoline industry

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Optical Networking [pdf]

The Art of Approximation in Science and Engineering [pdf]

Europe’s Oldest Intact Book Was Preserved and Found in the Coffin of a Saint

RMSbolt – An implementation of the godbolt compiler-explorer for Emacs

How I ended up writing opensnoop in pure C using eBPF

How Swift’s Mirror Works

REMI: Python REMote Interface Library

More than 1,000 jobs lost to video game studio closures over the past year

UnQLite – An Embeddable NoSQL Database Engine

Lucy, a chimp who was raised as a human

DuckDuckGo Traffic

But don’t let that distract you; it was designed to kill people (2017)

Show HN: Strife, a 2D game library for Go

U.S. Congress Renews $5M Open Textbook Pilot for Second Year

Map Projections – A Working Manual (1987) [pdf]

Bad relay: Fixing the card reader for a vintage IBM 1401 mainframe

Show HN: Build your own Rodak – portable camera powered by Raspberry Pi

Show HN: Oh Caption – Crowdsourced Image Description Plugin

Fluid Leaves: A generative approach to pattern design

China’s largest electric scooter maker Niu files for $150M IPO in the US

Trix: A rich text editor for everyday writing

Show HN: Minimal Bookmarking Site

Americans are loving electric scooter share programs

Google Colab quitely turn on TPU v2 for FREE to everyone

Show HN: A simple GUI app to make Linux touchpad gestures easier

A First Look at the New Finder in MacOS Mojave

Show HN: Leptus – Erlang REST framework that runs on top of Cowboy web server

"It is with a heavy heart that we report that Tidal is good now"

Expert witness relies on his controversial theory to help abusers avoid prison

Nim – A Few Interesting Language Features

Show HN: TCP and UDP Sockets API on Chrome, Firefox

Facebook’s spam filter blocked most popular articles about its 50m user breach

Tim Berners-Lee Launches Solid- Open Source Project and a Related Startup Inrupt

Grimy, Glorious, Gone. The Divergent Paths of 7 Train Stations

Teenage tech prodigy wants to fix Bitcoin’s energy consumption problem

‘Severe” Figure Manipulation Found in Studies from Leading Plant Lab

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max not charging when cable is plugged in

China’s Leaders Confront an Unlikely Foe: Ardent Young Communists

Show HN: Email + XMPP + Matrix, pay as you want

Beautygate: iPhone XS camera appears to apply ’beauty mode’ to selfies

The hunter method productivity hack can bring clarity to your day

Elon Musk Had a Deal from the SEC. It Unraveled in a Morning

When to Stick with Something – And When to Quit

How to save costs on your API Gateway solution using Cloudflare Workers

Boredom is not a problem to be solved. It’s the last privilege of a free mind

Sublime Text Ctrl+P Like Fuzzy Matching in Few Lines of Python

Europe’s greenest supercomputer: Why energy-efficient HPC is on the rise

The original sources of MS-DOS 1.25 and 2.0 are Open Source now

Facebook blocked users from posting some stories about its security breach