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Evergreen: a React UI Framework built by Segment https://evergreen.segment.com

Life Got You Down? Time to Read The Master and Margarita https://lithub.com/life-got-you-down-time-to-read-the-master-and-margarita/

How to Host or Attend a Tiny Conference https://briancasel.com/tiny-conferences/

First analysis of how Uber and Lyft have affected roadway congestion in SF https://www.sfcta.org/emerging-mobility/tncs-and-congestion

Responder: A familiar HTTP Service Framework http://python-responder.org

ChuChu TV is responsible for widely-viewed toddler content on YouTube https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/11/raised-by-youtube/570838/

A guide to rhythm in web typography https://betterwebtype.com/rhythm-in-web-typography

Pijul: A Rust based distributed version control system https://pijul.org/posts/2018-04-21-pijul-0.10/

Wefunder is hiring a founder-in-residence https://wefunder.com/updates/95956

Piano Genie: An Intelligent Musical Interface https://magenta.tensorflow.org/pianogenie

New half-light half-matter particles may hold the key to a computing revolution https://www.exeter.ac.uk/news/featurednews/title_686973_en.html

Why is FFTW written in OCaml and what makes it so fast? https://www.quora.com/Why-is-FFTW-written-in-OCaml-and-what-makes-it-so-fast?share=1

Show HN: All Clear Weather – creating new live weather datasets with ML https://www.allclearweather.com/

Show HN: Mole – an open source tool to easily create ssh tunnels https://davrodpin.github.io/mole/

How Do Insurance Companies Know My Health History? (2017) http://houseoflawandorder.com/insurance-companies-health-history/

A Brief History of Shopping: From Sears to Amazon in four uneasy upheavals https://www.city-journal.org/brief-history-shopping-16232.html

Does being bored make us more creative? (2014) https://fermatslibrary.com/s/does-being-bored-make-us-more-creative

Lisprolog – Interpreter for a Simple Lisp, Written in Prolog https://www.metalevel.at/lisprolog/

Lessons learned from creating a real-time collaborative rich-text editor https://ckeditor.com/blog/Lessons-learned-from-creating-a-rich-text-editor-with-real-time-collaboration/

UGears – 3D Wooden Mechanical Model Kits, 3D Puzzles https://ugears.us/

Show HN: Serverless Free Text Search with AWS Lambda https://github.com/rlingineni/Lambda-Serverless-Search

Home Network Segmentation: A Must in the IoT Era – CKD3, LLC https://www.ckd3.com/blog/2018/10/15/home-network-segmentation-a-must-in-the-iot-era

Google to Charge Phone Makers for Android Apps in Europe https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/16/technology/google-android-europe-apps.html

App Engine’s New Go 1.11 Runtime https://blog.golang.org/appengine-go111

Breaking US Encryption: The Australian Test Case https://blog.dogooder.co/breaking-us-encryption-the-australian-test-case/

Tree-sitter – a new parsing system for programming tools [video] https://thestrangeloop.com/2018/tree-sitter---a-new-parsing-system-for-programming-tools.html

Machine Learning on 2KB of RAM [pdf] http://manikvarma.org/pubs/kumar17.pdf

The High Stakes of Surfing’s Wave-Pool Arms Race https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/10/surfs-up-world/572839/

Backblaze Drive Stats: 2018 Q3 Hard Drive Failure Rates https://www.backblaze.com/blog/2018-hard-drive-failire-rates/

Messenger systems compared by security, privacy, compatibility, and features https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-UlA4-tslROBDS9IqHalWVztqZo7uxlCeKPQ-8uoFOU/edit

Arm Announces Neoverse Infrastructure IP Branding and Future Roadmap https://www.anandtech.com/show/13475/arm-announces-neoverse-infrastructure-ip-branding-future-roadmap

Joker: Clojure-like language on GoLang that’s really fast https://github.com/candid82/joker

Gartner picks digital ethics and privacy as a strategic trend for 2019 https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/16/gartner-picks-digital-ethics-and-privacy-as-a-strategic-trend-for-2019/

U.S. Is World’s Most Competitive Economy for First Time in a Decade https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-is-worlds-most-competitive-economy-for-first-time-in-a-decade-1539727213

How the Sears Catalog Undermined White Supremacy in the Jim Crow South https://kottke.org/18/10/how-the-sears-catalog-undermined-white-supremacy-in-the-jim-crow-south

Show HN: Personal avatar generator built in ReasonML https://personas.draftbit.com

Brain pollution: Evidence builds that dirty air causes Alzheimer’s, dementia http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/01/brain-pollution-evidence-builds-dirty-air-causes-alzheimer-s-dementia

Libssh 0.8.4 and 0.7.6 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Fix (CVE-2018-10933) https://www.libssh.org/2018/10/16/libssh-0-8-4-and-0-7-6-security-and-bugfix-release/

Facebook walks back statements on data collection and its Portal in-home device https://www.recode.net/2018/10/16/17966102/facebook-portal-ad-targeting-data-collection

American Mercenaries Were Hired to Assassinate Politicians in the Middle East https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/aramroston/mercenaries-assassination-us-yemen-uae-spear-golan-dahlan

Boston Dynamics: UpTown Spot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHBcVlqpvZ8

GitHub Actions – GitHub Developer Guide https://developer.github.com/actions

The new fast.ai research datasets collection, on AWS Open Data http://www.fast.ai/2018/10/16/aws-datasets/

Nearly Every Real FCC Public Comment Supported Net Neutrality – Stanford Study https://gizmodo.com/nearly-every-real-fcc-public-comment-supported-net-neut-1829782244

How Snowflake Rebuilt Its AWS Stack on Azure https://www.snowflake.com/blog/how-we-built-snowflake-on-azure/

The TRON Developer Hub https://developers.tron.network/

Concepts to help developers master JavaScript https://github.com/leonardomso/33-js-concepts

Thomas Edison Did Not Invent the Light Bulb https://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/or-not-thomas-edison-light-bulb/

To become a software consultant, avoid letting clients pay you for code (2017) https://daedtech.com/key-becoming-software-consultant/

Show HN: Dangless-malloc – Safe dangling pointer errors (master thesis) https://dangless.gaborkozar.me/

Ex-Google engineer describing the company’s role in China censorship https://threader.app/thread/1051725524064591872

Donald Daters, a dating app for Trump supporters, leaked its users’ data https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/15/donald-daters-a-dating-app-for-trump-supporters-leaked-its-users-data/

Visa to stop Australian online merchants from storing credit card numbers https://www.itnews.com.au/news/visa-to-stop-australian-online-merchants-from-storing-credit-card-numbers-514044

Tarn Adams – Villains in Dwarf Fortress https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-7TtPX5uhg

Assange needs to take care of his cat, or it’ll be given away, Ecuador says https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2018/10/16/17984140/julian-assange-wikileaks-ecuador-london-embassy-cat

A comparison of Linux base images https://kubedex.com/base-images/

An interactive visualisation of Ageing https://alteredqualia.com/xg/examples/deepfeature_aging.html

Apple ‘deeply apologetic’ for payment app phishing hacks in China https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/16/17982832/apple-phishing-hack-payment-app-china

Communism Might Last a Million Years https://communemag.com/the-shield-of-utopia/

Google will stop bundling its apps on Android phones in response to EU fine https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/16/google-will-stop-bundling-its-apps-on-android-phones-in-response-to-eu-fine.html

Acquiring absolute pitch in adulthood is difficult but possible https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/07/03/355933

The Japanese Man Who Saved 6,000 Jews with His Handwriting https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/15/opinion/sugihara-moral-heroism-refugees.html

Battling the Scourge of ‘Embalmed Milk’ in 1880s Indiana https://undark.org/article/battling-scourge-embalmed-milk/

Oresund Bridge, Wonder of Civil Engineering https://charismaticplanet.com/oresund-bridge/

Boston Dynamics Spot mini dancing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHBcVlqpvZ8

Research Shows Average Age of Successful Founders Is Older Than You Think https://www.forbes.com/sites/markhall/2018/10/16/age-of-successful-founders/#7bb6c0921b87

Vectorized Emulation: fuzzing at 2 trillion instructions per second https://gamozolabs.github.io/fuzzing/2018/10/14/vectorized_emulation.html

Training NeuralNets on Larger Batches: Tips for 1-GPU,N-GPU and Distrib. Setups https://medium.com/huggingface/training-larger-batches-practical-tips-on-1-gpu-multi-gpu-distributed-setups-ec88c3e51255

The Sears catalogue was radical in the era of Jim Crow https://twitter.com/louishyman/status/1051872178415828993

PeerTube 1.0: A decentralized video hosting network, based on libre software https://joinpeertube.org/en/?

Paul Allen, Microsoft’s Co-Founder, Is Dead at 65 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/15/obituaries/paul-allen-dead.html

MongoDB Now Released Under the Server Side Public License – MongoDB https://www.mongodb.com/blog/post/mongodb-now-released-under-the-server-side-public-license

Model-Based Machine Learning http://mbmlbook.com/toc.html