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Why Did China’s Biggest Movie Star, and the Interpol Chief, Vanish? https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/why-did-chinas-biggest-movie-star-and-the-interpol-chief-vanish

Setting, Elaborating, Reflecting on Personal Goals Improves Academic Performance [pdf] http://individual.utoronto.ca/jacobhirsh/publications/GoalSettingJAP2010.pdf

Quitting my job has been the best thing I’ve done for my career https://www.joshuahu.io/blog/quitting/

Interim OS: minimalist OS influenced by Lisp machines and Plan 9 https://github.com/mntmn/interim

Cimple: Instruction and Memory Level Parallelism https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.01624

Are influencers overrated? New Study questions effectiveness of targeting “hubs” https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/are-influencers-overrated

U.S. Robocall Data https://robocallindex.com

RawGit is now in a sunset phase and will soon shut down https://rawgit.com/

Technical Specification for the Delivery of Television Programs to the BBC [pdf] http://dpp-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/specs/bbc/TechnicalDeliveryStandardsBBCFile.pdf

Warp – self-contained, single binary applications https://github.com/dgiagio/warp

See what you can create with 140 characters of JavaScript and a canvas https://www.dwitter.net/

Firebase outages and misleading status reporting https://medium.com/@scosta/why-firebase-sucks-ce5d2302eb20

Mathematicians confirm the possibility of data transfer via gravitational waves https://phys.org/news/2018-10-mathematicians-possibility-gravitational.html

Every Byte of a TLS Connection Explained and Reproduced https://tls.ulfheim.net/

A mysterious grey-hat is patching people’s outdated MikroTik routers https://www.zdnet.com/article/a-mysterious-grey-hat-is-patching-peoples-outdated-mikrotik-routers/

Android: The word Google didn’t say during the Pixel 3 event https://9to5google.com/2018/10/11/the-dirty-word-android-dead-made-by-google/

Apple calls popcorned CPU “liquid damage” [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2r-g8EaTfY

The byproducts of reading OpenBSD netcat code https://nanxiao.me/en/the-byproducts-of-reading-openbsd-netcat-code/

“High End” Apartment Construction Creates Mismatch of Supply and Demand https://wolfstreet.com/2018/10/03/high-end-apartment-construction-by-city-2018-mismatch-supply-and-demand/

Entity Component Systems and Data Oriented Design [pdf] http://aras-p.info/texts/files/2018Academy%20-%20ECS-DoD.pdf

Unapproved Pharmaceutical Ingredients Included in Dietary Supplements https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2706496

Sustaining the Underfunded: Nadia Eghbal https://futureofcoding.org/episodes/31

Micro Snitch – Know when someone spies on you https://www.obdev.at/products/microsnitch/index.html

SDSL – Succinct Data Structure Library 2.0 https://github.com/simongog/sdsl-lite

Picovoice – Embed private voice AI into any product instantly https://picovoice.ai/#voice-control-demo

Masstree: A cache-friendly mashup of tries and B-trees http://the-paper-trail.org/post/masstree

Using International Students as Cash Cows Does No One Any Favours https://newmatilda.com/2014/11/28/using-international-students-cash-cows-does-no-one-any-favours/

Open Sourcing Active Question Reformulation with Reinforcement Learning https://ai.googleblog.com/2018/10/open-sourcing-active-question.html

Model-Based Machine Learning Book http://mbmlbook.com/

Show HN: Callbaxx.js – A utility library to bring callbacks to synchronous code https://github.com/scf4/callbaxx

Show HN: WebRTC signalling data using QR codes https://github.com/AquiGorka/webrtc-qr

Google Tells Senators That Censored Search Engine Could Provide “Broad Benefits” https://theintercept.com/2018/10/12/google-search-engine-china-censorship/

GNU Guile 2.9.1 (beta) released – support for JIT [x86_64 as of now] https://www.gnu.org/software/guile/news/gnu-guile-291-beta-released.html

The Most Influential Paper Gerard Salton Never Wrote (2004) [pdf] https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/1697/Dubin748764.pdf

EFF to Texas AG: Epson Tricked Its Customers with a Dangerous Fake Update https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/eff-texas-ag-epson-tricked-its-customers-dangerous-fake-update

Jason Fung explains why intermittent fasting diets work https://qz.com/1419105/a-diet-guru-explains-why-you-should-eat-dinner-at-2pm/

Leonardo da Vinci’s tree rule may be explained by wind https://phys.org/news/2012-01-leonardo-da-vinci-tree.html

Show HN: CSS Grid Playground in Webflow https://webflow.com/grid

Facebook has lost 30% of its value since July https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/11/tech/facebook-stock-dip/index.html

Tesla: Customers should order by Monday to lock in $7,500 tax credit https://arstechnica.com/?p=1393213

200,000+ MikroTik routers worldwide compromised to inject cryptojacking malware https://badpackets.net/200000-mikrotik-routers-worldwide-have-been-compromised-to-inject-cryptojacking-malware/

How the Border Patrol Threatens Civil Liberties Far from the Border https://www.texasobserver.org/checkpoint-nation/?src=longreads

NTSB Report: Over-Pressure of a Massachusetts Natural Gas Distribution System https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/AccidentReports/Pages/PLD18MR003-preliminary-report.aspx

Instabug Untold Stories – Building a startup in Egypt https://instabug.com/blog/instabug-untold-stories-ep-1-techcrunched/

Twitter Is Being Formally Investigated Following a GDPR Complaint http://fortune.com/2018/10/12/twitter-gdpr-investigation-tco-tracking/

Why Amazon’s Artificial Intelligence Hiring Tool Discriminated Against Women https://www.aclu.org/blog/womens-rights/womens-rights-workplace/why-amazons-automated-hiring-tool-discriminated-against

NPM and the future of JavaScript https://slides.com/seldo/npm-future-of-javascript#/

If the U.S. Doesn’t Control Corporate Power, China Will https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/10/11/if-the-u-s-doesnt-control-corporate-power-china-will/

Drunk on genocide: how the Nazis celebrated murdering Jews https://aeon.co/ideas/drunk-on-genocide-how-the-nazis-celebrated-murdering-jews

Google AI claims 99% accuracy in metastatic breast cancer detection https://venturebeat.com/2018/10/12/google-ai-claims-99-accuracy-in-metastatic-breast-cancer-detection/

A military expert explains why social media is the new battlefield https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/12/17967544/likewar-social-media-pw-singer-interview

Cops Told ‘Don’t Look’ at New iPhones to Avoid Face ID Lock-Out https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/5984jq/cops-dont-look-iphonex-face-id-unlock-elcomsoft

On Thursday a rocket failed. Three humans remain on the ISS. What’s next? https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/10/on-thursday-a-rocket-failed-three-humans-remain-on-the-iss-whats-next/

7 Reasons Game Dev. Is the Perfect Side Hobby for Software Developers https://spin.atomicobject.com/2018/10/12/game-dev-side-hobby/#.W8CybRwitw4.hackernews

Benioff, Dorsey battle on Twitter over SF ballot measure to help homeless https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Tech-execs-go-head-to-head-on-Twitter-over-ballot-13302728.php

Facebook has lost 30% of its value since July https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/11/tech/facebook-stock-dip/index.html

Show HN: Advanced React and GraphQL course https://AdvancedReact.com

How Employers Have Gamified Work for Maximum Profit https://aeon.co/essays/how-employers-have-gamified-work-for-maximum-profit

Building Enterprise Software on LinkedIn’s Consumer Stack https://engineering.linkedin.com/blog/2018/10/building-linkedin-talent-hub

Google 2.0: Why MIT scientists are building a new search engine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmF7KvsldGU

FCC tells court it has no “legal authority” to impose net neutrality rules https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/10/ajit-pais-fcc-tells-court-that-net-neutrality-rules-were-illegal/

A Molecular Link Between Body Weight and Early Puberty Identified https://neurosciencenews.com/genetics-weight-puberty-10008/

Linux Time Namespaces https://lwn.net/Articles/766089/

As recently as 1999, we thought babies couldn’t feel pain till they were 1yo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pain_in_babies

Room Image Classification Data as bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, living, etc. https://dataturks.com/projects/sheerun/rooms

MarI/O – Machine Learning for Video Games https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv6UVOQ0F44

The S.E.C. Dusts Off a Never-Used Cyber Enforcement Tool https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/08/business/dealbook/voya-sec-cyber.html

Show HN: Compact Sparse Merkle Trees – Build efficient Blockchains in Elixir https://github.com/ZanjeerPlatform/csmt

Optimizing HTTP/2 prioritization with BBR and tcp_notsent_lowat https://blog.cloudflare.com/http-2-prioritization-with-nginx/

How Singapore will run the country using APIs https://www.techinasia.com/singapore-government-api/

Why global markets are collapsing right now, and who you should blame for it https://www.businessinsider.com/why-global-markets-are-collapsing-and-who-is-to-blame-2018-10

Facebook notification emails in 319 days with a new account only logged in once https://www.reddit.com/r/dataisbeautiful/comments/9imfe4/facebook_notifications_received_via_email_in_319/

WhatsApp founder: I sold out, but I walked away from $850M when I quit FB https://boingboing.net/2018/09/27/broken-promises.html/amp

TinySeed: Startup Accelerator Designed for Bootstrappers https://tinyseedfund.com

“I don’t own or understand stocks.” https://twitter.com/AnnaKrukCorbin/status/1050478803682775041