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How companies use fake sites, backdated articles to censor Google results (2017) https://www.lumendatabase.org/blog_entries/800

An Introduction to Probabilistic Programming https://arxiv.org/abs/1809.10756

Practical Range Query Filtering with Succinct Tries – SIGMOD BestPaper [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OD29hZww-DM

FBI solves mystery surrounding 15-year-old Fruitfly Mac malware https://www.zdnet.com/article/fbi-solves-mystery-surrounding-15-year-old-fruitfly-mac-malware/

Tiddlywiki – A non-linear personal web notebook https://tiddlywiki.com/

Inside Wayback Machine, the internet’s time capsule https://thehustle.co/inside-wayback-machine-internet-archive

Kindle DX as E-Ink computer monitor (2012) https://tinyapps.org/docs/e-ink-monitor.html

The centenary of the 20th century’s worst catastrophe, the Spanish flu https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2018/09/29/the-centenary-of-the-20th-centurys-worst-catastrophe

Browsable History of Philosophy https://www.denizcemonduygu.com/philo/browse/

Show HN: Pictureddit – Reddit pictures with wiki info http://pictureddit.com

Mario Kart Wii: The History of the Ultra Shortcut [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmJ_LT8bUj0

Justice Department Sues to Stop California Net Neutrality Law https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/30/technology/net-neutrality-california.html

Molten: A modern Python (3.6+) web framework https://moltenframework.com/v0.5.2/index.html

A bone-marrow transplant treated a patient’s leukemia – and his schizophrenia https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/29/opinion/sunday/schizophrenia-psychiatric-disorders-immune-system.html

ClickHouse, a column-oriented DBMS to generate analytical reports in real time https://github.com/yandex/ClickHouse

The Math Behind Project Scheduling, Bug Tracking, and Triage [video] https://www.usenix.org/conference/srecon18europe/presentation/pennarun

Cellular automata as convolutional neural networks https://arxiv.org/abs/1809.02942

Designing game narrative (2013) http://hitboxteam.com/designing-game-narrative

Two bits per transistor: high-density ROM in Intel’s 8087 floating point chip http://www.righto.com/2018/09/two-bits-per-transistor-high-density.html

Of Adamses and Ancestry http://www.masshist.org/blog/1670

Cincinnati Joins the List of Cities Saying ‘No’ to Parking Minimums https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/cincinnati-joins-the-list-of-cities-saying-no-to-parking-minimums

Graph algorithms via SuiteSparse:GraphBLAS: triangle counting and K-truss (2018) [pdf] http://faculty.cse.tamu.edu/davis/GraphBLAS/HPEC18/Davis_HPEC18.pdf

Show HN: Docute – Fast way to create a documentation site https://docute.org

Show HN: DNS rebinding protection for Express.js https://github.com/brannondorsey/host-validation

Why Most Published Research Findings Are False (2005) https://fermatslibrary.com/s/why-most-published-research-findings-are-false

Sorbet: Gradual typing of Ruby at Scale https://sorbet.run/talks/StrangeLoop2018/#/

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme – 64GM RAM and GTX 1050 in an Ultrabook https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/thinkpad-x/ThinkPad-X1-Extreme/p/22TP2TXX1E1

EPA prepares weakening of mercury regulations https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/30/climate/epa-trump-mercury-rule.html

Flexport (YC W14) is hiring engineers and hosting a tech talk at sea https://flexport-ttas.splashthat.com/

Firefox: The Effect of Ad Blocking on User Engagement with the Web [pdf] https://research.mozilla.org/files/2018/04/The-Effect-of-Ad-Blocking-on-User-Engagement-with-the-Web.pdf

MIT D4M: Mathematics of Big Data and Machine Learning [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCAZLl6nq4c&list=PLUl4u3cNGP62DPmPLrVyYfk3-Try_ftJJ&index=1

One Billion Apples’ Secret Sauce: Recipe for Apple Wireless Direct Link Protocol https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.03156

California governor signs nation’s strictest net neutrality rules into law https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/09/california-governor-signs-net-neutrality-rules-into-law/

OCaml All the Way Down – How Jane Street Builds FPGA Designs [video] https://www.janestreet.com/tech-talks/ocaml-all-the-way-down/

The Facebook Security Meltdown Exposes Way More Sites Than Facebook https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-security-breach-third-party-sites/

An unsafety bug in rust’s stdlib https://lobste.rs/s/i0jf4b/unsafety_bug_rust_s_stdlib

Dafny: verification-aware programming language https://github.com/Microsoft/dafny

Niels Bohr’s Argument for the Irreducibility of Biology to Physics (1994) https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-015-8106-6_10

Understanding user support systems in open source https://nadiaeghbal.com/user-support

Plus codes: addresses for everyone https://plus.codes/

Germans don’t do tech startups – more access to capital might change that https://qz.com/1404647/germans-dont-do-tech-startups-more-access-to-capital-might-change-that/

Net Neutrality is now the law throughout California https://mobile.twitter.com/Scott_Wiener/status/1046550687780225024

Payments on the Solid Framework https://docs.solidpay.org/

Mandatory paternity leave would help close the wage gap https://www.wsj.com/articles/want-equality-make-new-dads-stay-home-1538151219

RL3: a rule-based information-extraction and entity-recognition engine https://rl3.zorallabs.com/wiki/Main_Page

Intel admits ’tight’ supply for cheap PC chips, focuses on high-end https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/28/intel-supply-problems-core-xeon-cpu-10nm/

If we don’t act now, Article 13 could break the internet by mistake UK https://www.wired.co.uk/article/article-13-will-kill-the-internet-by-mistake

Late Bloomers: Why Do We Equate Genius with Precocity? (2008) https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2008/10/20/late-bloomers-malcolm-gladwell

Inform: Past, Present, Future http://www.emshort.com/ifmu/inform.html

Smallest commercially made CRT in the world and it works [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8kZ7h4xZDY

Colour Clash: The Engineering Miracle of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum https://paleotronic.com/2018/09/29/loading-ready-run-sinclair-edition-the-zx-spectrum/

Solving “shtoopid” problems, by Eric S. Raymond http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=8143

A Distributed Systems Primer for People That Don’t Have the Time https://sekniqi.com/blog/a-distributed-systems-primer-for-non-experts.html

Scientists discover new mechanism for information storage in one atom https://phys.org/news/2018-09-scientists-mechanism-storage-atom.html

UCF selling simulated Martian dirt–$20 a kilogram, plus shipping https://phys.org/news/2018-09-ucf-experimental-martian-dirt20-kilogram.html

Companies headquartered in California can no longer have all-male boards https://money.cnn.com/2018/09/30/news/california-requires-women-board-of-directors/index.html

Operating Systems: Three Easy Pieces http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~remzi/OSTEP/

“One small step for the web”, open letter by Tim Berners-Lee https://www.inrupt.com/blog/one-small-step-for-the-web

US mid-terms: Hackers expose ’staggering’ voter machine flaws https://asdesignv.ml/us-mid-terms-hackers-expose-staggering-voter-machine-flaws/

China’s marriage rate plummets http://en.people.cn/n3/2018/0629/c90000-9476075.html

Description and implementation of the core Knuth-Plass line-wrapping algorithm https://github.com/jaroslov/knuth-plass-thoughts/blob/master/plass.md

The Facebook Security Meltdown Exposes Way More Sites Than Facebook https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-security-breach-third-party-sites/