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What I Learned from porting my projects to FreeBSD

Show HN: Whack – A simply-designed compiled programming language

Show HN: Monica – Personal CRM, Remember everything about friends and family

What ’dependency’ means in Unix init systems is underspecified

Stephen Hawking’s Final Paper: How to Escape from a Black Hole

Computing sin and cos in hardware with synthesisable Verilog

Talking to the Mailman – Interview with Richard Stallman

Scooters are taking cars off the road, a survey says

Study Links Uber and Lyft to Increase in U.S. Traffic Deaths

Show HN: A note-taking web app that won’t ever betray you

Turns Out Wearing a Hi-Vis Vest Gets You into Everything for Free

Seven Weeks to Venice: History Through Isochronic Maps

The Froude number and bipedal locomotion

The Future of Java SE [video]

RECC, the Robert Elder Compiler (and Emulator and Microkernel) Collection

Smarking [YC W15] Is Hiring Back End Engineers in SF

Cache Modeling and Optimization Using Miniature Simulations [pdf]

SimpleSSR: Server-Side Rendering at Scale

100ms in additional latency cost you 1 % revenue, don’t they?

‘Two-faced’ membrane can create electricity from salty and fresh water

Drug money saved banks in global crisis, claims UN advisor (2009)

Fear, trust and JavaScript: When types and functional programming fail

Show HN: I wrote a BASIC interpreter in Go

Show HN: DIY robot to physically replay the mobile motions of users

Time Traveler by Merriam-Webster: Search Words by First Known Use Date

Female Employees Who Are the Only Woman at Work More Likely to Consider Quitting

Death of a bookman: the rise and fall of a publisher

GPP – general-purpose preprocessor

HTML Notepad – HTML WYSIWYG editor for the rest of us

Reality vs. simulation – flying a real Cessna 172 vs. Flight Simulator X

Quaternions and 3d rotation, explained interactively (3Blue1Brown) [video]

Microsoft Maquette is a tool for creating immersive prototypes in VR

Linus Torvalds Shows His New Polite Side While Pointing Out Bad Kernel Code

Linda Gottfredson’s Scientific Keynote Cancelled: Why?

Nifty Fifty – 50 Blue-chip stocks from the 60s and 70s

Silicon Valley’s dirty secret: using a shadow workforce of contract employees

The radio spectrum archive

Can the world’s first AI ski instructor beat the real thing?

Show HN: OneDB, an open source decentralized back end

Show HN: My website looks like it went through a photocopier

Hubble’s Broken Gyroscope Fixed After Engineers Try Turning It Off and on Again

Show HN: Geofable – tell stories with maps

What are some Unix design decisions that proved to be wrong or short sighted?

What Can Artificial Intelligence Teach Us About Political Polarization? Booted from Hosting Provider Due to User Account

VW CEO says they’ll have ‘EVs as good as Tesla’s for half the price by 2020’