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Self-healing material can build itself from carbon in the air http://news.mit.edu/2018/self-healing-material-carbon-air-1011

Walt: JavaScript-like syntax for WebAssembly https://github.com/ballercat/walt

What’s a CPU to do when it has nothing to do? https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/767630/594421f913c3d00a/

Merging a Hasselblad 500C/M and a FujiFilm Instax 9 http://www.isaacblankensmith.com/#/hasselbladinstax/

TSMC: First 7nm EUV Chips Taped Out, 5nm Risk Production in Q2 2019 https://www.anandtech.com/show/13445/tsmc-first-7nm-euv-chips-taped-out-5nm-risk-in-q2

Lugg (YC S15) is hiring software engineers – full stack, front end, back end https://gist.github.com/erickreutz/01fb9d79723db5ffd8ac85b447668816

Sandsifter: x86 processor fuzzer https://github.com/xoreaxeaxeax/sandsifter

NetLogo – A multi-agent programmable modeling environment https://ccl.northwestern.edu/netlogo/

Building a language translator from scratch with deep learning https://blog.floydhub.com/language-translator/

The Trouble with Macroeconomics (2016) [pdf] https://paulromer.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/WP-Trouble.pdf

I don’t find writing Rust to be significantly harder than using a GC’d language https://words.steveklabnik.com/borrow-checking-escape-analysis-and-the-generational-hypothesis

State education rankings are riddled with methodological flaws https://reason.com/archives/2018/10/07/everything-you-know-about-stat

Scientists say halting deforestation ’just as urgent’ as reducing emissions https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/04/climate-change-deforestation-global-warming-report

Waymo’s driverless cars have logged 10M miles on public roads https://qz.com/1419747/waymos-self-driving-cars-have-logged-10-million-miles/

Yossi Appleboum on How Bloomberg is Positioning His Research Against Supermicro https://www.servethehome.com/yossi-appleboum-disagrees-bloomberg-is-positioning-his-research-against-supermicro/

The State of the TclQuadcode compiler (2017) [pdf] https://www.tcl.tk/community/tcl2017/assets/talk101/Paper.pdf

Multiple Severe Vulnerabilities Reported in Juniper Networks Hardware https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&channel=SECURITY_ADVISORIES

Uniqlo cut 90% of staff at one warehouse by replacing them with robots https://qz.com/1419418/uniqlo-cut-90-of-staff-at-one-warehouse-by-replacing-them-with-robots/

A Rust FFI adventure in unsafety https://travisf.net/capstone-rs-unsafety-adventure

École 42, a free, teacher-less university is schooling thousands of programmers https://qz.com/1054412/a-french-billionaires-free-teacher-less-university-is-designing-thousands-of-future-proof-employees/

Nearly $13B wiped off of cryptocurrency market as major coins plunge https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/11/bitcoin-price-nearly13-billion-wiped-off-cryptocurrency-market.html

Naming Names, Turks Turn Up Heat on Saudis in Consulate Case https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/10/world/middleeast/jamal-khashoggi-saudi-turkey.html

Declassified documents show why the US and the USSR came close to war in 1973 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/09/opinion/stumbling-toward-armageddon.html

Globally, Almost Four Out of Ten Music Consumers Are Pirates https://torrentfreak.com/globally-almost-four-out-of-ten-music-consumers-are-pirates-181010/

Notation as a Tool of Thought http://www.jsoftware.com/papers/tot.htm

Zolang – A programming language for sharing code between multiple platforms https://github.com/Zolang/Zolang

Yossi Appleboum on How Bloomberg Is Positioning His Research Against Supermicro https://www.servethehome.com/yossi-appleboum-disagrees-bloomberg-is-positioning-his-research-against-supermicro/

Flatbush: A very fast static spatial index for 2D points and rectangles in JS https://github.com/mourner/flatbush

PgFormatter: A PostgreSQL SQL syntax beautifier https://github.com/darold/pgFormatter

To Heil, or Not to Heil, When Traveling in the Third Reich https://longreads.com/2018/10/10/to-heil-or-not-to-heil-when-traveling-in-the-third-reich/

Apple Said to Have ’Dramatically Reduced’ iPhone Repair Fraud in China https://www.macrumors.com/2018/10/09/apple-dramatically-reduces-iphone-fraud-in-china/

How Satya Nadella tripled Microsoft’s stock price in just over four years https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/17/how-microsoft-has-evolved-under-satya-nadella.html

6.S974 Decentralized Applications, Fall 2018 http://nil.lcs.mit.edu/6.S974/

Jack Dorsey runs two multibillion-dollar companies without using a computer https://qz.com/work/1419973/jack-dorsey-doesnt-use-a-computer/

Study: Google is the biggest beneficiary of the GDPR https://cliqz.com/en/magazine/study-google-is-the-biggest-beneficiary-of-the-gdpr

Uncoiling the spiral: Maths and hallucinations https://plus.maths.org/content/uncoiling-spiral-maths-and-hallucinations

Continued progress porting Emacs to Rust http://db48x.net/rust-remacs-2018/

Show HN: Get GitHub and GitHub Enterprise notifications in MacOS https://sargsyan.github.io/github-notifier/

Helium leak from MRI disabled all Apple devices in the facility https://old.reddit.com/r/sysadmin/comments/9mk2o7/mri_disabled_every_ios_device_in_facility/

BlazingSQL – A GPU SQL Engine for RAPIDS Open-Source Software from Nvidia https://blog.blazingdb.com/announcing-blazingsql-a-gpu-sql-engine-for-rapids-open-source-software-from-nvidia-11e115ba7dd7

Throttling conditions to be considered in Messaging platform – Service Bus https://www.serverless360.com/blog/service-bus-throttling-conditions

Programs compiled by Go 1.11 allocate an unreasonable amount of virtual memory https://github.com/golang/go/issues/28114

“12 years ago today, I finished writing Hacker News” https://twitter.com/paulg/status/1049723540902215681?s=21

I have resigned as the WordPress accessibility team lead https://rianrietveld.com/2018/10/09/i-have-resigned-the-wordpress-accessibility-team/

US Simplified Spelling Board (1906) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_Spelling_Board

Sorting 2 Tons of Lego, the Software Side (2017) http://jacquesmattheij.com/sorting-lego-the-software-side

Towns across the US make it illegal for teenagers to trick-or-treat https://qz.com/1419215/this-halloween-some-us-towns-will-ban-teens-from-trick-or-treating/

Show HN: Autogit – automatically execute commands across multiple Git repos https://github.com/fabiospampinato/autogit

Sex Differences in Visual Motion Processing https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(18)30776-0

Show HN: Supercharge your front-end skills by building real projects https://www.frontendmentor.io/

Show HN: DevFlight – Get paid to develop your open-source projects https://about.devflight.com

Tunnel with a rail system is found under Mexico-California border http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-border-tunnel-20181009-story.html

Learning Acrobatics by Watching YouTube https://bair.berkeley.edu/blog/2018/10/09/sfv/?href=

Luna Display turns your iPad into a second Mac display https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/10/luna-display-second-display-ipad-mac/

Show HN: New OTC Decentralized Crypto Trading Product by AirSwap https://medium.com/fluidity/spaces-is-here-a36fa6753474

Show HN: Universal Solution for Accepting Cryptocurrency Subscriptions https://www.cryptosubscriptions.co

The Fiasco microkernel https://l4re.org/fiasco/features.html

Code review from the command line https://blog.jez.io/cli-code-review/

Russia’s Cyberwar on Ukraine Is a Blueprint for What’s to Come https://www.wired.com/story/russian-hackers-attack-ukraine/

Square CFO Sarah Friar to Become Nextdoor CEO https://twitter.com/jack/status/1050115692148613120

China Uighurs: Xinjiang ’legalises’ Muslim internment camps https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-45812419

NY Post: Break up Amazon before it does any more damage to America https://nypost.com/2018/10/09/break-up-amazon-before-it-does-any-more-damage-to-america/

PostGraphile v4 Released (GraphQL API for PostgreSQL) https://medium.com/@Benjie/postgraphile-v4-released-9dcb117d3e69

Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music – TED Talk https://www.ted.com/talks/benjamin_zander_on_music_and_passion

KRACK WIFI Attacks – Follow up https://www.krackattacks.com/followup.html

NSA Senior Advisor Questions Report Claiming China Hacked Apples Server Supplier https://www.macrumors.com/2018/10/10/nsa-senior-advisor-questions-businessweek-story/

New bill to end the federal tax credit for electric cars and tax them more https://electrek.co/2018/10/10/republican-bill-end-federal-tax-credit-for-electric-car/

Armchair Investigators at Front of British Inquiry into Spy Poisoning https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/09/world/europe/bellingcat-skripal-poisoning.html

Show HN: Shasta – Everything you need to operate with energy on Ethereum https://github.com/Shasta/Shasta

Linux Kernel Patches Posted for Streebog – Crypto from Russia’s FSB https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-Streebog-Crypto-Patches

How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world https://www.theverge.com/2016/8/3/12325104/airbnb-aesthetic-global-minimalism-startup-gentrification

Google+ Security bugs – We reveal others company bugs publicly, but not our own https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/08/google-reportedly-exposed-private-data-of-at-least-hundreds-of-thousands-of-plus-users.html

Despite proposed solutions, DNS security issues remain https://www.hpe.com/us/en/insights/articles/dns-security-still-an-issue-1810.html

What’s a CPU to do when it has nothing to do? https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/767630/594421f913c3d00a/

Microsoft promises to defend–not attack–Linux with its 60,000 patents http://feeds.arstechnica.com/~r/arstechnica/open-source/~3/K9TcqI3HBQk/