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Thelio – System76 https://system76.com/desktops

Colorizing and restoring old images with deep learning https://github.com/jantic/DeOldify

1 in 4 Statisticians Say They Were Asked to Commit Scientific Fraud https://www.acsh.org/news/2018/10/30/1-4-statisticians-say-they-were-asked-commit-scientific-fraud-13554

Let’s remove Quaternions from every 3D Engine http://marctenbosch.com/quaternions/

The red flags and magic numbers that investors look for in startup’s metrics https://andrewchen.co/investor-metrics-deck/

Housing can’t both be a good investment and be affordable http://cityobservatory.org/housing-cant-be-affordable_and_be-a-good-investment/

U.S. Freelance Workforce, Now 56.7M People, Grew 3.7M Since 2014 https://www.upwork.com/press/2018/10/31/freelancing-in-america-2018/

A history of sports fans resorting to performance-enhancing curses https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/we-will-curse-you

Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas (1980) [pdf] http://worrydream.com/refs/Papert%20-%20Mindstorms%201st%20ed.pdf

HiFive1 – Arduino RISC-V Dev Board https://www.sparkfun.com/products/15026

Soviet Children’s Books That Broke the Rules of Propaganda https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/soviet-children-books-propaganda

What’s the Most Influential Book of the Past 20 Years? https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/influential-books

Show HN: Glorious Demo – Create animations for your code samples https://glorious.codes/demo?

Fleets of drones could aid searches for lost hikers http://news.mit.edu/2018/fleets-drones-help-searches-lost-hikers-1102

Travel and the algorithmic trap http://www.perell.com/blog/the-algorithmic-trap

A Generative Model of the Mutual Escalation of Anxiety Between Religious Groups http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/21/4/7.html

Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory Operating Modes Explained https://itpeernetwork.intel.com/intel-optane-dc-persistent-memory-operating-modes/

Towards Understanding Linear Word Analogies https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.04882

Adopting Lessons from Offline Ray-Tracing to Real-Time Ray-Tracing [pdf] http://advances.realtimerendering.com/s2018/Pharr%20-%20Advances%20in%20RTR%20-%20Real-time%20Ray%20Tracing.pdf

Filament and WASM: Physically-based rendering for web https://prideout.net/slides/filawasm

ASP.NET Core 3.0 will only run on .NET Core https://github.com/aspnet/AspNetCore/issues/3753

The three princes of Serendip: Notes on a mysterious phenomenon https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2323527/

NixOS – Purely Functional Linux Distribution https://nixos.org/

Private messages from 81,000 hacked Facebook accounts for sale http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46065796

John Murray produced not only new books, but whole new genres https://www.lrb.co.uk/v40/n21/rosemary-hill/short-cuts

FAQ – Virtualization http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq16.html

TikTok surpassed Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube in downloads last month https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/02/tiktok-surpassed-facebook-instagram-snapchat-youtube-in-downloads-last-month/

Show HN: Techspeak – Generate random sentences that contain tech words https://paradite.github.io/techspeak/

OpenPhone (YC S18) hiring mobile and backend engineers https://angel.co/openphone/jobs

DIY induction stove – Frying eggs with magnets https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Induction-Stove/

Study challenges conventional wisdom of how cell membranes work https://phys.org/news/2018-11-conventional-wisdom-cell-membranes.html

On Library Correctness Under Weak Memory Consistency [pdf] http://www.soundandcomplete.org/papers/Libraries-POPL-2019.pdf

Tesla Owner Uses ’Summon’ to Remotely Move His Car to Avoid Parking Tickets https://jalopnik.com/tesla-owner-uses-summon-to-remotely-move-his-car-to-avo-1830177570

Despite concerns, FDA approves new opioid 10x more powerful than Fentanyl https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2018/11/02/fda-dsuvia-fentanyl-approval/

Gnossiennes No.1 Forever https://gnossiennes.mousereeve.com

Intel CPUs impacted by new PortSmash side-channel vulnerability https://www.zdnet.com/article/intel-cpus-impacted-by-new-portsmash-side-channel-vulnerability/

Senator Wyden proposes 20 prison sentences for CEOs who lie about data https://boingboing.net/2018/11/02/20-years-for-lying.html

Diaspora: Hello and a big welcome to everyone arriving from Google+ https://joindiaspora.com/posts/12865334

Nitrux – Powered by Linux, KDE Plasma 5, Qt and Nomad Desktop https://nxos.org

CIA systems ’hacked’ by googling. Dozens of informants globally killed as result https://www.yahoo.com/news/cias-communications-suffered-catastrophic-compromise-started-iran-090018710.html

The ISS Has a Supercomputer Never Mind the Fried Disks https://www.wired.com/story/the-iss-has-a-supercomputer-never-mind-the-fried-disks/

Tailwind: style your site without writing any CSS https://jvns.ca/blog/2018/11/01/tailwind--write-css-without-the-css/

Swedish ISP Protests Site Blocking by Blocking Rightsholder’s Website Too https://torrentfreak.com/swedish-isp-protest-site-blocking-by-blocking-rightsholders-website-and-more-181102/

When and why to clean up your code: now, later, never https://codewithoutrules.com/2018/11/02/when-clean-up-your-code/

Show HN: Granim.js – Create fluid and interactive gradients animations https://sarcadass.github.io/granim.js/

MDMA therapy achieves astounding 76% success rate for treating PTSD https://newatlas.com/mdma-ptsd-successful-trial-results/57074/

Rust now available on 14 Debian architectures https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2018/11/msg00000.html

OSINT Framework https://osintframework.com/

Starlink network topology simulations and predictions https://www.reddit.com/r/starlink/comments/9sxr3c/_/

Low Latency Routing in Space [8 min video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdKNCBrkZQ4&feature=youtu.be

Collecting insects from dead bodies (2014) https://www.wired.com/2014/04/maggots-bring-the-heat/

Super Stealth Startup Corellium Has Built an Apple Hacker’s Paradise https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2018/02/15/corellium-virtual-apple-iphones-for-hacking/

81% of all Smartphones are powered by Linux https://haydenjames.io/81-percent-smartphones-powered-by-linux/

Xi Jinping urges China to use artificial intelligence in race for tech future https://www.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/2171102/develop-and-control-xi-jinping-urges-china-use-artificial

Why is some art so expensive? The $63B art market, explained https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2018/10/31/18048340/art-market-expensive-ai-painting

Warcraft III Reforged https://playwarcraft3.com/en-us/

A Common Derivation for Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithms [pdf] https://arxiv.org/abs/1607.01985

The CIA’s communications suffered a catastrophic compromise. It started in Iran https://www.yahoo.com/news/cias-communications-suffered-catastrophic-compromise-started-iran-090018710.html?.tsrc

Filament (3D renderer from Google) for the Web https://prideout.net/slides/filawasm/

1 in 4 Statisticians Say They Were Asked to Commit Scientific Fraud https://www.acsh.org/news/2018/10/30/1-4-statisticians-say-they-were-asked-commit-scientific-fraud-13554

2018 Midterm Challengers https://xkcd.com/2067/

CVE-2018-5407: side-channel vulnerability on SMT/Hyper-Threading architectures https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q4/123

Slightly heavier than a toothpick, first wireless insect-size robot takes flight https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/02/about-the-weight-of-a-toothpick-first-wireless-robo-insect-takes-off.html

Don’t get rid of Apu. He’s a hero to many of us https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/nov/01/apu-simpsons-hero

While iPhone sales remain stagnant, Apple services hit $10B in revenue https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/11/apple-services-reach-a-whopping-10-billion-in-revenue-in-q4-2018/

Google Project Beacon – Were You Mailed a Google Beacon? https://www.seroundtable.com/amp/google-project-beacon-25950.html?__twitter_impression=true

Show HN: I made a tool to visualize wasted time https://begreat.me

An Open Letter to Solus Linux from Its Founder Ikey Doherty https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Solus-Open-Letter

The Gulag Archipelago: A New Foreword by Jordan B. Peterson https://quillette.com/2018/11/01/the-gulag-archipelago-a-new-foreword-by-jordan-b-peterson/

World’s largest neuromorphic supercomputer is switched on https://www.techspot.com/news/77224-world-largest-neuromorphic-supercomputer-switched.html

We know the real reason for the IBM takeover. For Red Hat to axe KDE https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/02/rhel_deprecates_kde/

Elon Musk doesn’t care if people buy his ‘Blade Runner pickup truck’ https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/2/18055158/elon-musk-tesla-pickup-truck-bladerunner-futuristic

Show HN: Bare Product –– Discover MRR, Revenue, Users, etc. From Open Startups http://bareproduct.com/

MIT: Drones to cooperatively explore under thick forest canopies for lost hikers http://news.mit.edu/2018/fleets-drones-help-searches-lost-hikers-1102

Web needs more love, says its creator https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-46071883

Flickr free accounts will soon be limited to 1,000 photos or videos https://www.flickr.com/lookingahead/

We are sorry for giving you HIV, says UK government https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-45654783