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Compare career levels across companies https://www.levels.fyi/SE/Google/Facebook/Microsoft

Danish physicists claim to cast doubt on detection of gravitational waves https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/10/danish-physicists-claim-to-cast-doubt-on-detection-of-gravitational-waves/

An AI Lie Detector Is Going to Start Questioning Travelers in the EU https://gizmodo.com/an-ai-lie-detector-is-going-to-start-questioning-travel-1830126881

Jin Yong, the ’Tolkien of Chinese literature’, has died https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-46040266

Howler.js – JavaScript audio library for the modern web https://howlerjs.com

Two Objects Not Namespaced by the Linux Kernel (2017) https://blog.jessfraz.com/post/two-objects-not-namespaced-linux-kernel/

Satellite images expose China’s network of secret re-education camps in Xinjiang https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-11-01/satellite-images-expose-chinas-network-of-re-education-camps/10432924

Fun with Symbolic Derivatives in Lisp http://taeric.github.io/CodeAsData.html

TensorFlow Code for Google Research’s BERT: Pre-Training Method for NLP Tasks https://github.com/google-research/bert

The Missing Computer Skills of High School Students https://nullprogram.com/blog/2018/10/31/

CFDPython: A sequence of Jupyter notebooks featuring "12 Steps to Navier-Stokes" https://github.com/barbagroup/CFDPython

Primitive – recreate your photos with vector-based geometric primitives https://primitive.lol

Japanese Woodblock Print Search https://ukiyo-e.org/

Sdns – Lightweight, fast recursive dns server with dnssec support https://github.com/semihalev/sdns

Hawaii Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Building Thirty Meter Telescope http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/10/30/breaking-news/supreme-court-rules-in-favor-of-tmt/

Clojure at Netflix (2013) [slides] https://speakerdeck.com/daveray/clojure-at-netflix

Israel silent as Iran hit by computer virus more violent than Stuxnet – report https://www.timesofisrael.com/tv-report-israel-silent-as-iran-hit-by-computer-virus-more-violent-than-stuxnet/

Mass starvation is humanity’s fate if we keep flogging the land to death https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/dec/11/mass-starvation-humanity-flogging-land-death-earth-food

Show HN: Gravity – Kubernetes snapshots for on-premise deployments https://github.com/gravitational/gravity

Atom understands your code better than ever before https://blog.github.com/2018-10-31-atoms-new-parsing-system/

AWS Is Your Org Chart https://hyperbo.la/w/aws-org-chart/

Show HN: Basilica – word2vec for anything https://www.basilica.ai/

Reinforcement Learning with Prediction-Based Rewards https://blog.openai.com/reinforcement-learning-with-prediction-based-rewards/

Once Paralyzed, Three Men Take Steps Again with Spinal Implant https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/31/health/spine-surgery-paralysis.html

Microsoft is sharing Indian bank customers’ data with U.S. intelligence agencies https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-has-been-sharing-indian-bank-customers039-data-with-us-intelligence-agencies

Windows Defender detects malware in DMD https://issues.dlang.org/show_bug.cgi?id=18786

The Masterless People: Pirates, Maroons, and the Struggle to Live Free https://longreads.com/2018/10/30/the-masterless-people-pirates-maroons-and-the-struggle-to-live-free/

What Our Diversions Reveal about Us (1670) http://stmaryvalleybloom.org/pascal-diversion.html

CloudWatch Is of the Devil, but I Must Use It https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/cloudwatch-devil-i-must-use-it

The OCB2 authenticated encryption scheme (ISO standard) has been broken https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/1040

Show HN: My Google-Free Android Setup https://niftylettuce.com/posts/google-free-android-setup/

Help Wanted: America’s love affair with amateur advice https://www.weeklystandard.com/caitrin-keiper/asking-for-a-friend-review-help-wanted

Why the new MacBook Air isn’t ‘a bigger MacBook’ https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/31/macbook-air-intel-processor-cooling/

Machine Learning Algorithms Examples in MatLab/Octave https://github.com/trekhleb/machine-learning-octave

Multifunctional sequence-defined macromolecules for chemical data storage https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-06926-3

An Alternative History of Silicon Valley Disruption https://www.wired.com/story/alternative-history-of-silicon-valley-disruption/

Who are we kidding? Silicon Valley was built on the business of war https://diginomica.com/2018/10/31/who-are-we-kidding-silicon-valley-was-built-on-the-business-of-war/

Monzo, a U.K. challenger bank, raises £85M Series E https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/30/monzocorn/

Spinal-cord stimulation allows three paralyzed men to walk with assistance https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/10/spinal-cord-stimulation-allows-three-paralyzed-men-to-walk-with-assistance/

B12 Bishkek: How we extended our team in Central Asia https://blog.b12.io/b12-bishkek-how-we-built-a-home-in-central-asia-b482d85cf919

You can’t impress developers. So don’t try https://baus.net/you-cant-impress-developers/

Show HN: Pinecoin – Money Grown on Trees https://pinecoin.me

Show HN: I made a simple feedback platform for designers https://fakeclients.com/feedback

Google Walkout’s Demand for Changes https://twitter.com/GoogleWalkout/status/1057804203895283712

CVE-2018-9411: Critical vulnerability in multiple privileged Android services https://blog.zimperium.com/cve-2018-9411-new-critical-vulnerability-multiple-high-privileged-android-services/

The 2018 MacBook Air is the iPhone X’s ASP strategy all over again https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/31/asp/

A Time Namespace Has Been Proposed for the Linux Kernel https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-Time-Namespace-RFC

ASP.NET Core Ditching .NET Framework, Will Be ’Part of .NET Core’ Going Forward https://visualstudiomagazine.com/articles/2018/10/30/aspnet-core-plans.aspx

How the bicycle beats evolution and why Steve Jobs was so taken with this fact http://www.bikeboom.info/efficiency/

Latest Revision to ARM Instruction Set Includes Optimizations for JavaScript https://daringfireball.net/linked/2018/10/11/arm-v83-javascript

The Gigatron Computer – New Features Update (TinyBASIC and Keyboard) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uidtGvsk21M

London gets another fintech unicorn as Monzo reaches £1B valuation https://www.standard.co.uk/tech/monzo-challenger-bank-unicorn-tom-blomfield-a3976146.html

We are not edging up to a mass extinction https://aeon.co/essays/we-are-not-edging-up-to-a-mass-extinction

Kernel RCE caused by buffer overflow in Apple’s ICMP packet-handling code https://lgtm.com/blog/apple_xnu_icmp_error_CVE-2018-4407

“No Man’s Sky” on PS2 at 60 FPS? Haven Prototype from 2001 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSS4winolgc

ChartRecorder: Computer Vision for Gas Flow Charts https://issart.com/blog/chartrecorder-computer-vision-for-gas-flow-charts/

Microsoft Says It Will Sell Pentagon AI and Other Advanced Tech https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/26/us/politics/ai-microsoft-pentagon.html

Building Your Own Dedicated IPSEC VPN in Less Than 10 Minutes https://danielmiessler.com/blog/building-your-own-dedicated-ipsec-vpn-in-less-than-10-minutes/

Show HN: NSA-grade encryption and anonymization for health and financial data https://nukleosome.com/entry/security

Briefing Paper: Russian Intelligence Services and Special Forces [pdf] http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-8430/CBP-8430.pdf

Cardiff tech firm: ’We’ll pay £100k, but can’t get staff’ https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-45891002

The International Obfuscated C Code Contest https://www.ioccc.org/