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Loglan – a predicate logic-based language for humans https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loglan

Research suggests Wind Energy may have serious consequences for the environment https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-10-04/wind-power-isn-t-as-clean-as-we-thought-it-was?srnd=premium

GoogleMeetRoulette: Joining random meetings https://www.martinvigo.com/googlemeetroulette

Isochronic Map shows how long it took to travel the world in 1914 (2015) https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/What-travelling-was-like-100-years-ago/

Apple’s Proprietary Software Locks Kill Independent Repair on New MacBook Pros https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/yw9qk7/macbook-pro-software-locks-prevent-independent-repair

Language Server Protocol Support for Sublime Text 3 https://github.com/tomv564/LSP

The growth in passive funds has caused markets to become more correlated? https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-08-24/are-index-funds-communist

Someone used my IPFS gateway for phishing https://incoherency.co.uk/blog/stories/hardbin-phishing.html

Newfront (YC W18) is hiring a strategic finance leader https://angel.co/newfront-insurance/jobs/437898-strategic-finance-corp-dev

Automatic Kernel Optimization for Deep Learning on All Hardware Platforms https://tvm.ai/2018/10/03/auto-opt-all.html

The interesting ideas in Datasette https://simonwillison.net/2018/Oct/4/datasette-ideas/

Chinook Wawa, a pidgin language that combined Nootka, Chinook, French, English http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20181002-north-americas-nearly-forgotten-language

StateService: Automating recovery of third-party services after a major outage https://code.fb.com/open-source/stateservice/

We Just Found the Part of the Brain Responsible for Free Will https://www.iflscience.com/brain/we-just-found-the-part-of-the-brain-responsible-for-free-will/

A remaster with no old code: Crash Bandicoot was rebuilt nearly from scratch https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017/06/a-remaster-with-no-old-code-crash-bandicoot-was-rebuilt-nearly-from-scratch/

The Sick Dürer–a Renaissance prototype pain map (2004) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC535996/

Sans Forgetica, a font designed to help you remember your study notes http://sansforgetica.rmit/

Supermicro denies Bloomberg accusations regarding a “rogue” chip https://www.supermicro.com/newsroom/pressreleases/2018/press181004_Bloomberg.cfm

Girl, 8, pulls a 1,500-year-old sword from a lake in Sweden https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45753455

A Minimal C64 Datasette Program Loader https://www.pagetable.com/?p=964

Baikal T1 MIPS Processor – The Last of the Mohicans? https://www.cnx-software.com/2018/09/26/baikal-t1-last-mips-processor/

What we can learn about trade policy from a misbegotten 19th century effort https://www.bunkhistory.org/resources/3212?related=2688&relationship_name=FAST-FORWARD

Colour Without Colour: Apple II Computer Graphics https://paleotronic.com/2018/10/03/apple-ii-colour-computer-graphics/

Show HN: A simple resource for finding and trying variable fonts https://v-fonts.com

The Lie Generator: Inside the Black Mirror World of Polygraph Job Screenings https://www.wired.com/story/inside-polygraph-job-screening-black-mirror/

How to build a double-arm barn door tracker (2001) http://education.jlab.org/tracker/

’Anti-meme law’ could see Mexicans jailed for posting insulting images https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/anti-meme-law-mexico-insulting-images-veracruz-a8567041.html

Bloomberg Reports China Infiltrated the Supermicro Supply Chain We Investigate https://www.servethehome.com/bloomberg-reports-china-infiltrated-the-supermicro-supply-chain-we-investigate/

Developing Microrobotics for Disaster Recovery and High-Risk Environments https://www.darpa.mil/news-events/2018-07-17

Replacing a Pool and Spa Controller with Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Node Red https://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Your-Pool-and-Spa-Controller-With-Raspberr/

Panama Papers film examines how journalists speak truth to power https://www.icij.org/blog/2018/10/panama-papers-film-examines-how-journalists-speak-truth-to-power/

Postgres 11: Monitoring JIT Performance, Auto Prewarm and Stored Procedures https://pganalyze.com/blog/postgres11-jit-compilation-auto-prewarm-sql-stored-procedures

Show HN: CryptSend.io – Share encrypted files with randomly generated links http://cryptsend.io

Apple’s New Privacy Policy Updates: What You Need to Know http://headway.io/blog/apple-app-store-new-privacy-policy-what-you-need-to-know/

Scientists are looking for ways to put the simulation hypothesis to the test https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/what-simulation-hypothesis-why-some-think-life-simulated-reality-ncna913926

The Big Hack: Statements From Amazon, Apple, Supermicro, Chinese Government https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-amazon-apple-supermicro-and-beijing-respond

Compromising online accounts by cracking voicemail systems https://www.martinvigo.com/voicemailcracker/

Detroit selected as fourth city for Backstage Incubator https://backstagecapital.com/accelerator/cities/detroit/

How the Chinese Government Works to Censor Debate in Western Democracies https://text.npr.org/s.php?sId=636299830

Supermicro.com website is down http://supermicro.com

The $349 Nokia 7.1 brings a low price, flagship-style design to the US https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/10/the-349-nokia-7-1-brings-a-low-price-flagship-style-design-to-the-us/

Russian Fancy Bear APT Linked to Earworm Hacking Group https://www.zdnet.com/article/fancy-bear-apt-linked-to-earworm-cyberespionage-group/

Erasure: a breakthrough protocol to create unstoppable data feeds https://medium.com/numerai/numerai-reveals-erasure-unstoppable-peer-to-peer-data-feeds-4fbb8d92820a

People have recieved spam extortion emails in the past week containing passwords https://dw-news.dreamwidth.org/38612.html

Wasted: tales of a GenX drunk (1997) https://archive.org/details/wastedtalesofgen00judg

Cadillac Tops Tesla in Consumer Reports’ First Ranking of Automated Driving https://www.consumerreports.org/autonomous-driving/cadillac-tops-tesla-in-automated-systems-ranking/

Apple Further Refutes Bloomberg Report Suggesting Spies Tampered with Servers https://www.macrumors.com/2018/10/04/apple-further-refutes-chinese-spy-report/

The Common Lisp Cookbook – Fundamentals of CLOS https://lispcookbook.github.io/cl-cookbook/clos.html

Show HN: Project management service with automated scheduling, demo available https://levelstory.com

The demise of Rethink Robotics shows how hard it is to make machines truly smart https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612243/demise-of-rethink-robotics-shows-how-hard-it-is-to-make-machines-smart/

Poles Apart: Notes from a Pilgrimage (2011) https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/04/18/poles-apart

These new SAFEs and convertible notes avoid equity dilution from note-stacking https://gust.com/launch/blog/gust-launch-convertible-notes-and-safes

Fuchsia’s Xi code editor is no longer a Google-owned project https://9to5google.com/2018/10/02/xi-code-editor-no-longer-google-project/

Apple, Amazon deny claims Chinese spies implanted backdoor chips in hardware https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-one-tiny-chinese-chip-was-used-to-infiltrate-apple-amazon-us-contractors-report/

Elon Musk Takes a Swing at the S.E.C., in a Tweet https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/04/business/elon-musk-sec-tweet.html

There’s new evidence confirming bias of the “father of scientific racism” https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/10/theres-new-evidence-confirming-bias-of-the-father-of-scientific-racism/

iMac Pro and 2018 MacBook Pro Must Pass Diagnostic to Function After Some Repair https://www.macrumors.com/2018/10/04/t2-macs-must-pass-diagnostics-for-certain-repairs/

First ’exomoon’ may have been found http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45707309

Reddit Hits 1B Views per Month 1 Year After Launching Native Video Player https://digiday.com/media/reddit-video-growth/

Swift Package Manager Support in CLion https://blog.jetbrains.com/objc/2018/10/spm-support-clion/

Raptor Announces “Blackbird” Micro-ATX, Low-Cost POWER9 Motherboard https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Raptor-Blackbird-Announced

Show HN: Birdseye: a Python debugger which shows the value of every expression https://github.com/alexmojaki/birdseye

A Nobel Prize-winning physicist sold his medal for $765,000 to pay medical bills https://www.vox.com/health-care/2018/10/4/17936626/leon-lederman-nobel-prize-medical-bills

In 1979, a chain email about science fiction spawned the modern internet https://slate.com/technology/2018/10/internet-social-media-sf-lovers-arpanet.html

Show HN: Scribble Font for Prototyping and Wireframing https://vladocar.github.io/Scribble-Font/

House lawmakers pass bill to regulate airplane seat size, legroom https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/09/27/airplane-seat-sizes-would-be-regulated-in-faa-law.html

Deno – A secure TypeScript runtime on V8 https://github.com/denoland/deno

Setting the Record Straight on Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s Erroneous Article https://aws.amazon.com/de/blogs/security/setting-the-record-straight-on-bloomberg-businessweeks-erroneous-article/

Setting the Record Straight on Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s Erroneous Article https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/security/setting-the-record-straight-on-bloomberg-businessweeks-erroneous-article/

Amazon offloaded its Chinese server business because it was compromised https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/04/amazon-aws-china-server-business/

Fork Over Passwords or Pay the Price, New Zealand Tells Travelers https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/02/world/asia/new-zealand-passwords-devices.html

Apple is using proprietary software to lock Pro computers from 3rd-party repairs https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/4/17938820/apple-macbook-pro-imac-pro-third-party-repair-lock-out-software