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Why Private Equity Is Furious Over a Paper in a Dermatology Journal https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/26/health/private-equity-dermatology.html

Visualizing quaternions: An explorable video series https://eater.net/quaternions

Duckspeak vs. Smalltalk: Decline of the Xerox PARC Philosophy at Apple (2011) http://dorophone.blogspot.com/2011/07/duckspeak-vs-smalltalk.html?view=classic

Compiling to Categories (2017) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVRYcrhRCes

How I made my own RFID tag [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWzyPZAPbt0

Experimental realization of Feynman’s ratchet http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1367-2630/aae71f/meta

Ursula K. Le Guin’s poetry reveals a writer humbled by the craft https://www.poetryfoundation.org/articles/148040/always-beginning

Morocco abruptly drops clock change https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-45995634

A Dark Consensus About Screens and Kids Begins to Emerge in Silicon Valley https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/26/style/phones-children-silicon-valley.html

Understanding Reduced-Voltage Operation in Modern DRAM Devices [pdf] http://www.pdl.cmu.edu/PDL-FTP/NVM/17sigmetrics_voltron.pdf

Texans say voting machines changing straight-ticket choices https://apnews.com/a8825810d10441f2ad828e95d6851d55

Incremental – Library for incremental computations https://opensource.janestreet.com/incremental/

LSTM Neural Network that tries to write piano melodies similar to Bach’s (2016) https://github.com/robbiebarrat/Bach_AI

A Comprehensive Guide to Sentiment Analysis https://monkeylearn.com/sentiment-analysis/

Telegraph operators were first to know news of the Civil War https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/prophets-war

Google drops plans for Berlin campus after protests https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45971538

Google Workers Fume Over Executives’ Payouts After Sexual Misconduct Claims https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/26/technology/sexual-harassment-google.html

Show HN: TeXMe – Self-Rendering Markdown and LaTeX Documents https://github.com/susam/texme

Side-project Ideas That Could Get Big https://pioneer.app/ideas

The Architecture of Git (2012) http://aosabook.org/en/git.html

Survey maps global variations in ethics for programming autonomous vehicles https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07135-0

How China’s New Missile Concept Could Cripple American Air Power https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a24117442/china-missile-pl-xx/

The Blu-Ray Reauthoring Project http://temporary.directory/blog/10-23-2018.html

A Plan 9 C compiler for RISC-V [pdf] https://www.geeklan.co.uk/files/oshug69-Miller-criscv.pdf

Airbnb can’t go on unregulated – it does too much damage to cities https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/oct/24/airbnb-unregulated-damage-cities-barcelona-law-locals

Microsoft completes GitHub acquisition https://blog.github.com/2018-10-26-github-and-microsoft/

Decrypting Crypto, from Bitcoin and Blockchain to ICOs (2017) [video] https://a16z.com/2017/12/08/summit-crypto-alex-rampell/

The compute and data moats are dead http://smerity.com/articles/2018/limited_compute.html

The Geometry of Reflection Groups [pdf] http://people.mpim-bonn.mpg.de/geordie/mpg.pdf

Mind’s quality control center found in long-ignored brain area https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181025142018.htm

Show HN: Callwarden https://www.callwarden.com

Google’s smart city dream is turning into a privacy nightmare https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/26/sidewalk-labs-ann-cavoukian-smart-city/

The Origin of HyperCard in the Breakdown of the Bicycle for the Mind (2015) https://medium.com/@modernserf/the-origin-of-hypercard-in-the-breakdown-of-the-bicycle-for-the-mind-8d0f3287e561

Bruno Latour, the Post-Truth Philosopher, Mounts a Defense of Science https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/25/magazine/bruno-latour-post-truth-philosopher-science.html

The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What Was Expected https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/26/style/digital-divide-screens-schools.html

Chowdy: Shutting Down a +$110,000/Month Food Startup https://www.failory.com/interview/chowdy

HDR image to LDR using edge-preserving multiscale decompositions https://www.mathworks.com/help/images/ref/tonemapfarbman.html

Memory Model Verification at the Trisection of Software, Hardware, ISA (2017) https://arxiv.org/abs/1608.07547

Show HN: RunInfoBuilder, .NET command line parser utilizing object trees https://github.com/rushfive/RunInfoBuilder

Why almost everyone was wrong about Tesla’s cash flow situation https://arstechnica.com/cars/2018/10/how-tesla-proved-cash-flow-critics-wrong/

As Tether flails, cryptocurrency exchanges launch rival stablecoins https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/25/as-tether-flails-cryptocurrency-exchanges-launch-rival-stablecoins/

Show HN: Admin Dashboard Templates Built with Vue, React and Angular https://flatlogic.com/admin-dashboards

Introducing d3.express: the integrated discovery environment (2017) https://medium.com/@mbostock/a-better-way-to-code-2b1d2876a3a0

Future of Statistical Programming http://www.science.smith.edu/~amcnamara/FoSP.html

Location of large mystery source of banned ozone depleting substance uncovered https://phys.org/news/2018-10-large-mystery-source-ozone-depleting.amp

The Selfish Dataome: Does the data we produce serve us, or vice versa? http://nautil.us/issue/65/in-plain-sight/the-selfish-dataome

Gmail’s Simple Html Mode is much better than standard mode https://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=html&zy=h

Teasing, Gossip, and Local Names on Rapanui (1979) [pdf] https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/10125/19211/1/AP-v22n1-41-60.pdf

Show HN: A funny rap song about how opinionated developers are https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqTpG5obPV8

Why Logical Clocks Are Easy (2016) https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2917756

Trying to prove Christie’s auction AI art is generated with Barrat’s model https://twitter.com/drbeef_/status/1055285640420483073

Tesla hugely exceeded expectations last quarter https://arstechnica.com/?p=1400117

React Today and Tomorrow and 90% Cleaner React https://youtube.com/watch?v=dpw9EHDh2bM

China’s Government Has Ordered a Million Citizens to Occupy Uighur Homes http://www.chinafile.com/reporting-opinion/postcard/million-citizens-occupy-uighur-homes-xinjiang

Corporate Speech Police Are Not the Answer to Online Hate https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/corporate-speech-police-are-not-answer-online-hate

Show HN: UnderExpress – A 100+ component, free, ready to use website UI kit https://github.com/ankythshukla/underexpress?ref=hn

Show HN: Excalibur – A web interface to extract tabular data from PDFs https://github.com/camelot-dev/excalibur

Federal prosecutors have filed new charges against swatter Tyler Barriss https://www.wired.com/story/feds-hit-notorious-swatter-tyler-barriss-with-46-new-charges/

Supporting MacOS Mojave’s Dark Mode on the Web https://kevinchen.co/blog/support-macos-mojave-dark-mode-on-websites/