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Key Papers in Deep Reinforcement Learning https://spinningup.openai.com/en/latest/spinningup/keypapers.html

At China’s Internet Conference, a Darker Side of Tech Emerges https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/08/technology/china-world-internet-conference.html

How to Design Software Good https://www.haiku-os.org/docs/HIG/index.xml

I’ve compiled the best SaaS Landing pages and broke down all their secrets https://www.cortes.design/post/best-saas-landing-page-examples-inspiration

The weird and wonderful world of constructive mathematics (2017) [pdf] https://home.sandiego.edu/~shulman/papers/rabbithole.pdf

How Biologists Are Creating Life-Like Cells from Scratch https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07289-x

First FAA waiver issued to fly a large drone beyond line of sight https://www.aviationtoday.com/2018/10/19/ge-owned-avitas-granted-first-large-commercial-bvlos-waiver/

Ford Buying San Francisco-Area E-Scooter Startup Spin https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/11/08/business/08reuters-ford-scooter.html

Ruby 2.x Universal RCE Deserialization Gadget Chain https://www.elttam.com.au/blog/ruby-deserialization/

Brain activity pattern may be early sign of schizophrenia http://news.mit.edu/2018/brain-activity-pattern-sign-schizophrenia-1108

96-core ARM supercomputer using the NanoPi-Fire3 https://climbers.net/sbc/nanopi-fire3-arm-supercomputer/

A time capsule in an Austrian salt mine https://www.gq.com/story/memory-of-mankind-time-capsule

At Doomed Flight’s Helm, Pilots May Have Been Overwhelmed in Seconds https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/08/world/asia/indonesia-plane-crash-last-moments.html

Application for Fixed Satellite Service by SpaceX https://fcc.report/IBFS/SAT-MOD-20181108-00083

Production Rules (Read-Eval-Print-λove) https://leanpub.com/readevalprintlove004/read

Attack Directories, Not Caches: Side-Channel Attacks in a Non-Inclusive World [pdf] http://iacoma.cs.uiuc.edu/iacoma-papers/ssp19.pdf

BigInt: Arbitrary precision integers in JavaScript https://github.com/tc39/proposal-bigint

Redo, buildroot, and serializing parallel logs https://apenwarr.ca/log/20181106

Trivial Connections on Discrete Surfaces (2010) https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~kmcrane/Projects/TrivialConnections/

Expert: Acosta video distributed by White House was doctored https://apnews.com/c575bd1cc3b1456cb3057ef670c7fe2a

I created a bot that talks to recruiters for me (and it’s sooo good) https://dev.to/whokilledkevin/how-i-created-a-bot-that-talked-to-recruiters-for-me-54n5

SEC settles with EtherDelta founder for running an unlicensed exchange [pdf] https://www.sec.gov/litigation/admin/2018/34-84553.pdf

Booting a physical Windows 10 disk on Linux using VirtualBox https://www.jamieweb.net/blog/booting-a-physical-windows-10-disk-using-virtualbox-on-linux/

Real time numbers recognition (MNIST) on an iPhone with CoreML https://www.liip.ch/en/blog/numbers-recognition-mnist-on-an-iphone-with-coreml-from-a-to-z

Getting the iPad to “Pro” https://craigmod.com/essays/ipad_pro/

Sundar Pichai: ‘Technology Doesn’t Solve Humanity’s Problems’ https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/08/business/sundar-pichai-google-corner-office.html

A History of the Sentence "Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo." (1999-2015) https://cse.buffalo.edu/~rapaport/BuffaloBuffalo/buffalobuffalo.html

JSLinux with RISC-V 64-bit https://bellard.org/jslinux/index.html?

Serverless Webhooks Made Easy with Stackery https://www.stackery.io/blog/webhooks/

An Israeli spacecraft is gearing up for a 2019 Moon mission http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/spaceil-lander-feature.html

The Lounge – Modern cross-platform, self-hosted web IRC client https://github.com/thelounge/thelounge

SDPaxos: Building efficient semi-decentralized geo-replicated state machines https://muratbuffalo.blogspot.com/2018/11/sdpaxos-building-efficient-semi.html

Amazon Execs Addressed Concerns About Rekognition/ICE at All-Hands Meeting https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/daveyalba/amazon-all-hands-facial-rekognition-ice

The Art of Film Grain [video] https://kottke.org/18/11/the-art-of-film-grain

GitHub: You’ve been asking for it. You know the issue(s). Delete ’em https://twitter.com/github/status/1060233780114288640

Recent Advances in Physical Reservoir Computing: A Review https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.04962

9 Out of 10 People Are Willing to Earn Less Money to Do More-Meaningful Work https://hbr.org/2018/11/9-out-of-10-people-are-willing-to-earn-less-money-to-do-more-meaningful-work

Plane drops to 928 feet after autopilot set to 0 altitude https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-46137445

Can we rule out near-term AGI? [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHCSNsLKHfM

The function of dream sleep (1983) [pdf] https://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/ps/access/scbcdk.pdf

Show HN: Pushdata.io – Ultra simple time series data storage https://pushdata.io

Show HN: Standups.io for Mobile – send and see standup updates from anywhere https://standups.io/mobile

Is it time to rewrite the operating system in Rust? [slides] https://www.slideshare.net/bcantrill/is-it-time-to-rewrite-the-operating-system-in-rust

Participate in the 2018 Go User Survey https://blog.golang.org/survey2018

VW plans to sell electric Tesla rival for less than $23,000 https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1ND2C2

Rfc8259: JSON Data Interchange Format – 12. Security Considerations https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8259#section-12

What’s the real reason Costco employees check receipts at the exit? https://thetakeout.com/why-costco-employees-check-receipts-exit-1830254570

Making floating point math highly efficient for AI hardware https://code.fb.com/ai-research/floating-point-math/

Fibonacci Plant Rules (c. 1980) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNzPxK0pZBw

Show HN: Owwly.com – Top digital products and trends in design https://owwly.com

Lobste.rs has now more than 10k members https://lobste.rs/u/

Adding a Dimension: Annotating 3D Cuboids with 2D Data https://scale.ai/blog/3d-cuboids-annotations

Remotely triggerable ICMP buffer underwrite in the FreeBSD kernel https://www.reddit.com/r/BSD/comments/9v6xwg/remotely_triggerable_icmp_buffer_underwrite_in/

IPFS: A Complete Analysis of the Distributed Web https://medium.com/zkcapital/ipfs-the-distributed-web-e21a5496d32d

PHPAlgorithms – PHP algorithm and data structure library https://github.com/doganoo/PHPAlgorithms

Pay TV Just Lost One Million Subscribers in Biggest Quarterly Loss Ever https://exstreamist.com/pay-tv-just-lost-one-million-subscribers-in-biggest-quarterly-loss-ever/

Captain Disillusion: World’s Greatest Blenderer Live at Blender Conference 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qSTcxt2t74

Successfully adding 11 new Chinese characters to Unicode https://medium.com/@peterburkimsher/hakka-news-adding-11-unicode-characters-320c78807988

Thinking Fast and Estimating Wrong https://zapier.com/engineering/estimating/

Show HN: Tool that generates a report on how to reduce your webpack bundle size https://webpack.jakoblind.no/optimize

Google in China: When ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Met the Great Firewall https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-11-08/google-never-stopped-trying-to-go-to-china

Show HN: Budget-cli – A CLI app to insert budget entries in Google spreadsheets https://github.com/utkuufuk/budget-cli

Wavelet – 10k+ TPS DAG-Based Ledger with Proof-of-Stake & Smart Contract Support https://medium.com/perlin-network/wavelet-pre-alpha-launch-7e6c042a0768

Crazy Work Hours and Lots of Cameras: a group from Silicon Valley visits China https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/05/business/china-silicon-valley-technology.html

Our book launch was botched and it’s been crazy at work trying to fix it https://m.signalvnoise.com/our-book-launch-was-botched-and-its-been-crazy-at-work-trying-to-fix-it-99b68fb775d5

China’s brightest children are being recruited to develop AI ‘killer bots’ https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/2172141/chinas-brightest-children-are-being-recruited-develop-ai-killer

Sam Altman on Choosing Projects, Creating Value, and Finding Purpose [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEl2KUZ3JWA

One day I’ll give all the project managers a GCSE maths paper to complete https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1060150649298579456.html

Computer glitch led Wells Fargo to mistakenly foreclose 545 homes http://fortune.com/2018/11/07/wells-fargo-error-foreclosures/

Tesla (TSLA) surpasses BMW’s valuation as one soars and the other slips https://electrek.co/2018/11/08/tesla-tsla-surpasses-bmw-valuation/

In China, Bill Gates encourages the world to build a better toilet https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/06/business/bill-gates-reinvented-toilet.html

Google, After Employee Protest, Overhauls Sexual Misconduct Policy https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/08/technology/google-arbitration-sexual-harassment.html

China is crushing Europe’s grand plans for electric cars https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/30/business/europe-lithium-electric-batteries/index.html

A dead programming forum with posts dating back to the early 90s http://computer-programming-forum.com/