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Google Kubernetes Engine’s third consecutive day of service disruption https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/container-engine/18005

Linux apps running on iOS via userspace x86 emulation and syscall translation https://ish.app/

What does WhatsApp’s upcoming monetisation mean for the company and its users? https://factordaily.com/whatsapp-monetisation/

Making rain simulation as real as possible http://rainbowhunt.me/?plays

Most advanced XSS detection suite https://github.com/s0md3v/XSStrike

A web based mission control framework by NASA https://github.com/nasa/openmct

Show HN: Convert a Markdown Doc to WordPress Posts and Pages https://scribewp.com

Adversarial Examples That Fool Both Computer Vision and Time-Limited Humans https://arxiv.org/abs/1802.08195

Show HN: Google Earth for live radios http://radio.garden

HTTP-over-QUIC will officially become HTTP/3 https://daniel.haxx.se/blog/2018/11/11/http-3/

Show HN: 100x Faster Slicing of SCAD Files for 3D Printing https://github.com/moehriegitt/hob3l

A Git Horror Story: Repository Integrity with Signed Commits https://mikegerwitz.com/papers/git-horror-story

Differentiable Monte Carlo Ray Tracing Through Edge Sampling https://people.csail.mit.edu/tzumao/diffrt/

Interactive online quantum circuit simulator https://strawberryfields.ai/

The DEA and ICE are hiding surveillance cameras in streetlights https://qz.com/1458475/the-dea-and-ice-are-hiding-surveillance-cameras-in-streetlights/

25 years ago today, NCSA Mosaic 1.0 was released http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu/enabling/mosaic/versions

Small robots may kill the tractor and make farming efficient https://www.wired.co.uk/article/farming-robots-small-robot-company-tractors

Researchers study the genetics and behavior of elephants born without tusks https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/11/wildlife-watch-news-tuskless-elephants-behavior-change/

Should you use www or not in your domain? (2017) https://bjornjohansen.no/www-or-not

Why Militaries Destroy Cities to Save Them https://mwi.usma.edu/militaries-must-destroy-cities-save/

Beware the Metagame https://amasad.me/meta?hn=1

“Churchill” on Prepositions (2016) https://brians.wsu.edu/2016/11/14/churchill-on-prepositions/

Why Good Developers Write Bad Unit Tests https://mtlynch.io/good-developers-bad-tests/

California Based P2P Trader Convicted of Illegal Money Transmission https://247cryptonews.com/california-based-p2p-trader-convicted-of-illegal-money-transmission/

Mark Zuckerberg pressured a Facebook executive to conceal his support of Trump https://qz.com/1459726/facebook-pressured-exec-to-conceal-support-of-trump-report/

Aardman Animation Is Giving the Company to Their Employees https://www.themarysue.com/aardman-shares-employees/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

Why intel processors draw more power than expected: TDP and Turbo explained https://www.anandtech.com/show/13544/why-intel-processors-draw-more-power-than-expected-tdp-turbo

Egypt’s newly discovered tombs hold mummies, animal statues https://phys.org/news/2018-11-egypt-newly-tombs-mummies-animal.html

The Absolute Easiest Way to Debug Node.js – With VS Code https://itnext.io/the-absolute-easiest-way-to-debug-node-js-with-vscode-2e02ef5b1bad

Two men are each trying to become the first person to cross Antarctica alone https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/11/sports/antarctica-race.html

Visualizing turbulence with a home demo [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UoTTq651dE

Myth-busting the origins of the the vibrator http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20181107-the-history-of-the-vibrator

Ancient genomics is recasting the story of the Americas’ first residents https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07374-1

LMDB – Lightning Memory-Mapped Database Manager http://www.lmdb.tech/doc/

Don’t Want to Fall for Fake News? Don’t Be Lazy https://www.wired.com/story/dont-want-to-fall-for-fake-news-dont-be-lazy/

Grunya Sukhareva characterized autism nearly two decades before Asperger https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-history-forgot-the-woman-who-defined-autism/

Faire (YC W17) Is Looking to Hire a Senior Data Scientist https://boards.greenhouse.io/indigofair/jobs/4005276002?gh_jid=4005276002

Die Threads: Python async code [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U66KuyD3T0M

Show HN: Opunit Simple unit tests for servers and containers https://github.com/ottomatica/opunit

My Band Has 1M Spotify Streams. Want to See Our Royalties? (2016) https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2016/05/26/band-1-million-spotify-streams-royalties/

C-Sky: A $6 Linux dev board with HDMI and USB https://c-sky.github.io/docs/gx6605s.html

Redner- a differentiable Monte Carlo path tracer https://github.com/BachiLi/redner

The isolating, maddening, shared experience of ’Insomnia’ http://www.latimes.com/books/la-ca-jc-insomnia-20181109-story.html

Holt-Winters’ seasonal method for forecasting https://otexts.org/fpp2/holt-winters.html

The healthiest people in the world don’t go to the gym https://qz.com/quartzy/1452630/the-healthiest-people-in-the-world-dont-go-to-the-gym/

Diplomats suffered “concussion without concussion” and we still don’t know why https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/11/19/the-mystery-of-the-havana-syndrome

Limbo – Commodore 64 [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdiSanGogSQ

The Effects of Marijuana Legalisation: An Update http://slatestarcodex.com/2018/11/07/marijuana-an-update/

H-1B visa fraud: Sunnyvale man indicted for bringing in 600 workers illegally https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/11/03/h-1b-visa-fraud-feds-indict-sunnyvale-man-for-bringing-in-600-workers-illegally/

Cascade: A Just-In-Time Compiler for Verilog https://github.com/vmware/cascade

George RR Martin: ‘When I began GoT I thought it might be a short story’ https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/nov/10/books-interview-george-rr-martin

PigletC, a toy C-like language compiler for PigletVM https://github.com/true-grue/PigletC

When Do You Start Using Decentralized Social Media https://www.dapp.com/article/When-DO-You-Start-Using-Decentralized-Social-Media

Credit Card Chips Have Failed to Halt Fraud (So Far) http://fortune.com/2018/11/05/credit-card-chips-fail-to-halt-fraud-survey-says/

Marijuana use tied to serious diabetes complication https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-11-marijuana-tied-diabetes-complication.html

Twenty Years of Attacks on the RSA Cryptosystem (1999) [pdf] https://crypto.stanford.edu/~dabo/papers/RSA-survey.pdf

TED: Why you will fail to have a great career (2011) https://www.ted.com/talks/larry_smith_why_you_will_fail_to_have_a_great_career

‘It Wasn’t a Job, It Was a Cult’: The Definitive Oral History of DoubleClick https://adexchanger.com/ad-exchange-news/it-wasnt-a-job-it-was-a-cult-the-definitive-oral-history-of-doubleclick/

William Kahan (Father of Floating Point): A Numerical Analyst on Deep Learning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IorTMIAnjjo&feature=youtu.be

ASUS Z390 Motherboards Automatically Push Software into Your Windows Install https://www.techpowerup.com/248827/asus-z390-motherboards-automatically-push-software-into-your-windows-installation

Show HN: I created a miniature SaaS to automate putting addresses on envelopes https://www.envelopegenerator.com/

Show HN: Bosslog – The Note App for Managers https://bosslog.app

Show HN: Word suggestion based on partial word input https://github.com/chris-kuo/Autocompleter