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An error message, still found in Windows 10, is a mistake from 1974 https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1058676834940776450.html

Dank-selfhosted: automated deployment of email, web, DNS, XMPP, ZNC on OpenBSD https://github.com/cullum/dank-selfhosted

Could Solar Radiation Pressure Explain Oumuamua’s Peculiar Acceleration? https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.11490

In Soviet Union, Optimization Problem Solves You (2012) http://crookedtimber.org/2012/05/30/in-soviet-union-optimization-problem-solves-you/

OUP/M: CP/M-like operating system for 6502 https://github.com/option8/OUP-M

More Evidence Points to China as Source of Ozone-Depleting Gas https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/03/climate/china-ozone-cfcs.html

Prolog Under the Hood: An Honest Look (1992) https://www.amzi.com/articles/prolog_under_the_hood.htm

Proof of Stake or Proof of Work, What’s the Difference? https://www.dapp.com/article/proof-of-stake-or-proof-of-work-whats-the-difference

A Guide to Undefined Behavior in C and C++ (2010) https://blog.regehr.org/archives/213

Show HN: HTML-Notepad – A WYSIWYG editor of structured documents https://html-notepad.com/

An iOS dev’s intro to graphics, and a graphics engineer’s intro to ARKit https://medium.com/@maxxfrazer/arkit-scenekit-geometries-tutorial-part-2-ff315d8d7030

Milestones: The Story of WordPress (2017) https://github.com/WordPress/book

Tying the knot: New DNA nanostructures https://phys.org/news/2018-11-tying-dna-nanostructures.html

Soyuz MS-10 abort caused by sensor failure at booster separation https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2018/11/soyuz-ms-10-abort-sensor-failure-booster-separation/

What Is The Morning Writing Effect? https://www.gwern.net/Morning-writing

Smarking (YC W15) Is Hiring Back End Engineers in SF https://www.smarking.com/careers

How to implement strings http://beza1e1.tuxen.de/strings.html

Show HN: Detect which iOS devices are used on your site https://www.dieulot.fr/idevice

Why Do Taxonomists Write the Meanest Obituaries? (2016) http://nautil.us/issue/66/clockwork/why-do-taxonomists-write-the-meanest-obituaries-rp2

Why Are Antiques So Cheap? Because Everyone Lives in the Kitchen https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/26/arts/design/antiques-home-living.html

In a Land of Quakes, Engineering a Future for a Church Made of Mud https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/03/science/adobe-peru-restoration.html

Aether – Free, privacy-sensitive public communities https://getaether.net

Neglected side projects for less than $1000 https://1kprojects.com/

Tech companies pay poor Kenyans to produce training data for AI https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46055595?

Scientists Create Rare Fifth Form of Matter in Space https://www.livescience.com/63999-fifth-form-of-matter-created.html

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Is for Hackers http://cbtsanfrancisco.com/cbt-is-for-hackers/

Project Volutus: Micro data centers at base of cell towers https://volutus.io/

Why3 – A platform for deductive program verification http://why3.lri.fr/

New Research About Kids’ Screen Time and Mental Health http://time.com/5437607/smartphones-teens-mental-health/

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

SCCS: The Posix Standard Source Code Control System (2017) http://sccs.sourceforge.net/

Why I’m Ditching Android https://kevq.uk/why-im-ditching-android/

Segway was supposed to change the world. Two decades later, it just might https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/30/tech/segway-history/index.html

Why can’t all cities have bike bridges like Copenhagen’s Cycle Snake? (2014) https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/jul/14/bike-lanes-bridge-copenhagen-new-cycle-snake-cykelslangen

Show HN: JavaScript unit testing in under 30 lines https://gist.github.com/freedmand/e9457a1ddfd2f2c56ebbf7a186e43216

Study: Almost half of borrowers will default on student loans in coming years http://www.wctrib.com/news/education/4523513-new-study-almost-half-borrowers-will-default-student-loans-coming-years

Five-year-old boy’s 15-page CV grabs China online attention https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46071811

WireGuard Didn’t Make it To The Mainline Linux Kernel This Cycle https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=WireGuard-Not-In-4.20

The New Retirement Plan: Save Almost Everything, Spend Virtually Nothing https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-new-retirement-plan-save-almost-everything-spend-virtually-nothing-1541217688

Using Wi-Fi to “see” behind closed doors is easier than anyone thought https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612375/using-wi-fi-to-see-behind-closed-doors-is-easier-than-anyone-thought/

This crab could save your life – if humans don’t wipe it out first https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/03/horseshoe-crab-population-at-risk-blood-big-pharma

Despite forecasts to the contrary, SQL remains lingua franca of data processing https://rockset.com/blog/why-sql-on-raw-data/

Intel to Outsource Entry-Level CPU and Chipset Fabrication to TSMC https://www.techpowerup.com/249039/intel-to-outsource-entry-level-cpu-and-chipset-fabrication-to-tsmc

Cryptography During the French and American Wars in Vietnam [pdf] https://eprint.iacr.org/2016/1136.pdf

Show HN: Make money interviewing candidates https://gatekeeper-frontend.herokuapp.com/

Freedom on the Net 2018: The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-net/freedom-net-2018/rise-digital-authoritarianism

Language Panel (Gerald Sussman, Rich Hickey, et al) https://www.infoq.com/presentations/Language-Panel

Show HN: Nirvana, a WIP programming language https://github.com/shreyasminocha/nirvana

JEP 230: Microbenchmark Suite https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/230

U.S. Navy’s Costliest Carrier Was Delivered Without Elevators to Lift Bombs https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-02/costliest-carrier-was-delivered-without-elevators-to-lift-bombs

Show HN: Best way to digest Book- and Video- learnings for entrepreneurs https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/founder-notes-tab/jjiadehbnchidnkkkfnjbpljladpdibi

Typing in Hell: A Laptop Lover’s Guide to the New MacBook Air and iPad Pro http://fortune.com/2018/10/31/new-macbook-air-ipad-pro-typing/

Could ’Oumuamua be an extraterrestrial solar sail? https://phys.org/news/2018-11-oumuamua-extraterrestrial-solar.html

China to Launch Artificial Moon to Light Up Night Skies http://time.com/5429288/china-chengdu-artificial-moon/