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Mars likely to have enough oxygen to support life: study https://phys.org/news/2018-10-mars-oxygen-life.html

AWS CEO Jassy follows Apple in calling for retraction of Chinese spy chip story https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/22/aws-ceo-jassy-follows-apple-calls-for-spy-chip-story-retraction.html

The Secretive Business of Facial-Recognition Software in Retail Stores http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/10/retailers-are-using-facial-recognition-technology-too.html

Open-Sourcing Subzero: Square’s Bitcoin Cold Storage Solution https://medium.com/square-corner-blog/open-sourcing-subzero-ee9e3e071827

Repl.it raises $4.5M from A16Z, Paul Graham, and others https://repl.it/site/blog/a16z

GM’s data mining is just the beginning of the in-car advertising blitz https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/17/17990052/gm-radio-listen-tracking-habits-advertising-future

Italy’s Oldest Musical Instrument Hints at Sounds of Prehistoric Rome https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/18/arts/music/italy-prehistoric-musical-instrument.html

TypeScript support added to Create React App https://github.com/facebook/create-react-app/pull/4837

New Theory Explains Why Europe’s Original Dogs Vanished https://gizmodo.com/new-theory-explains-why-europes-original-dogs-vanished-1829863402

Heinlein and Clarke discuss the Moon landings as they happen (2016) https://arstechnica.com/science/2016/12/heinlein-and-clarke-discuss-the-moon-landings-as-they-happen/

Lawsuit claims Ancestry.com gets preferential access to New York public archives https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katienotopoulos/ancestry-com-reclaim-the-records-new-york-lawsuit

Charles B. Wang, Software Entrepreneur and New York Islanders Owner, Dies at 74 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/22/obituaries/charles-b-wang-dead.html

China’s GPS ’rival’ Beidou https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-45471959

The Code for Facial Identity in the Primate Brain https://www.cell.com/action/showPdf?pii=S0092-8674%2817%2930538-X

Learning Complex Goals with Iterated Amplification https://blog.openai.com/amplifying-ai-training/

Oculus co-founder is leaving Facebook after cancellation of ‘Rift 2’ headset https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/22/oculus-co-founder-is-leaving-facebook-after-cancellation-of-rift-2-headset/

Vellvm – Verifying the LLVM [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6gSC3OxB_8

Show HN: Hyde – An out-of-line C++ library documentation tool https://github.com/adobe/hyde

Sooty Feathers Tell the History of Pollution in American Cities https://www.audubon.org/magazine/winter-2017/sooty-feathers-tell-history-pollution-american

Fake news ‘as a service’ booming among cybercrooks https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/11/17/fake_news_as_a_service/

Writing an OS in Rust: Hardware Interrupts https://os.phil-opp.com/hardware-interrupts/

Show HN: GroupImg update accelerate k-means with multiprocessing to group images https://github.com/victorqribeiro/groupImg

Cpp-Taskflow Cookbook Online: A Modern C++ Multicore Computing Library https://github.com/cpp-taskflow/cpp-taskflow/blob/master/doc/home.md

How IBM’s ThinkPad Became a Design Icon (2017) https://www.fastcompany.com/90145427/how-ibms-thinkpad-became-a-design-icon

Facebook adding “fbclid” parameter to outbound links http://thisinterestsme.com/facebook-fbclid-parameter/

How to stop saying “um”, “ah”, and “you know” https://hbr.org/2018/08/how-to-stop-saying-um-ah-and-you-know

OpenBSD Foundation Receives Silver Contribution from John Carmack https://undeadly.org/cgi?action=article;sid=20181022130631

Person Retrieval in Surveillance Video using Height, Color and Gender https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.05080

RISC OS is being relicensed under the Apache license https://www.riscosopen.org/news/articles/2018/10/22/risc-os-is-open-for-business

3D-printing a stainless steel bridge full of sensors https://mx3d.com/smart-bridge/

The Ad-Based Internet Is a Threat Against Human Rights and Democracy https://medium.com/futuresin/the-ad-based-internet-is-a-threat-against-human-rights-democracy-263df273efa5

Announcing the GNU Kind Communication Guidelines http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/info-gnu/2018-10/msg00001.html

Generate ASCII RFC-like header diagrams for your own custom protocols http://www.luismg.com/protocol/

The CIA’s former Chief of Disguise reveals what makes a good disguise (video) https://boingboing.net/2018/10/22/the-cias-former-chief-of-dis.html

The Flying Crowbar: The Insane Doomsday Weapon America Almost Built https://jalopnik.com/the-flying-crowbar-the-insane-doomsday-weapon-america-1435286216

Google News app bug is using up GBs of background data witho users knowledge https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/22/18011028/google-news-app-bug-background-data-overage-charge

GitLab 11.4 Released with Merge Request Reviews and Feature Flags https://about.gitlab.com/2018/10/22/gitlab-11-4-released/

What does Stack Overflow want to be when it grows up? https://blog.codinghorror.com/what-does-stack-overflow-want-to-be-when-it-grows-up/

Intel says 10nm chips still on track, despite report they’re canc https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/22/18009784/intel-10nm-chips-canceled-report-comment

Finding a Lost Strain of Rice, and Clues to Slave Cooking https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/13/dining/hill-rice-slave-history.html

MobileLab: Accurate testing to prevent mobile performance regressions https://code.fb.com/android/mobilelab/

LegoOS: a disseminated, distributed OS for hardware resource disaggregation https://blog.acolyer.org/2018/10/22/legoos-a-disseminated-distributed-os-for-hardware-resource-disaggregation/

Five Awesome C++ Papers for the upcoming C++ standards https://www.bfilipek.com/2018/10/papers-sandiego.html

Significantly faster generation and training for AI-based audio systems https://code.fb.com/ai-research/sing/

1/3-Beginners guide to React Renderers.How to build a renderer from scratch? https://blog.atulr.com/react-custom-renderer-1/

Show HN: Calculating the net impact of all products, services, and companies https://playground.uprightproject.com/

How a Gang of Hedge Funders Strip-Mined Kentucky’s Public Pensions https://theintercept.com/2018/10/21/kentucky-pensions-crisis-hedge-funds/

Writing an Interpreter in Go (2016) https://interpreterbook.com

Thonny 3.0 released (Python IDE for beginners) https://thonny.org/

Crowds on Demand Accused of Extortion https://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article220427190.html

Federal Appeals Court: No Copyright for Public Law https://epic.org/2018/10/federal-appeals-court-no-copyr.html

Show HN: Do-It-Yourself Legal Forms for SaaS and E-Commerce Businesses https://www.lawvolcano.com/

Proton and Mozilla Partner for Privacy https://protonvpn.com/blog/mozilla-partnership/

Pure CSS Kaleidoscope Hexagon https://codepen.io/Tsankashvili/full/zmPXGX

Show HN: AddAI – A better alternative to A/B testing (Startup School project) https://addai.io/

Show HN: Flaggy – Super idiomatic subcommands for Go https://github.com/integrii/flaggy/

How can Bitcoin stabilize if it’s a Keynesian Beauty Contest? https://www.tonysheng.com/keynesian-beauty-contest-bitcoin

America, Compromised: Lawrence Lessig Explains Corruption https://boingboing.net/2018/10/22/structural-corruption.html

Trump Wants to Borrow Tech Workers from Amazon, Google, and Microsoft: Report https://gizmodo.com/trump-wants-to-borrow-tech-workers-from-amazon-google-1829905682

Show HN: Hacker Lab – an easy way for netsec students to practice hacking http://thehackerlab.co

Arizona kills vaccine education program to placate the ignorant https://boingboing.net/2018/10/22/arizona-kills-vaccine-educatio.html

Show HN: I wrote a BASIC interpreter in golang https://github.com/skx/gobasic/issues

Greenwald, Jill Stein and Abby Martin Event: Global Issues in Context in Munich https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbLW207MeJc

An Antique Land – Minitel: Welcome to the Internet https://inference-review.com/article/an-antique-land

Show HN: Gentics Mesh – Selfhosted Headless CMS https://github.com/gentics/mesh

‘There’s no plan B’: academics race to safeguard research against Brexit https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/oct/16/academics-race-safeguard-research-against-brexit-universities

Linus Torvalds is back in charge of Linux https://lwn.net/Articles/769110/

Report: Intel is cancelling its 10nm process. Intel: No, we’re not https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/10/report-intel-is-cancelling-its-10nm-process-intel-no-were-not/

GitHub down for 6 hours https://status.github.com

Sqlite: Code Of Conduct https://sqlite.org/codeofconduct.html