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Boeing Withheld Information on 737 Model, According to Safety Experts and Others https://www.wsj.com/articles/boeing-withheld-information-on-737-model-according-to-safety-experts-and-others-1542082575

How to self-publish a book: A handy list of resources https://blog.datascienceheroes.com/how-to-self-publish-a-book/

Tantalizing but preliminary evidence of a “brain microbiome” https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/do-gut-bacteria-make-second-home-our-brains

Web.dev by Google https://web.dev

The poetry and brief life of a Foxconn worker https://libcom.org/blog/xulizhi-foxconn-suicide-poetry

YouTube CEO calls EU’s proposed copyright regulation financially impossible https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/12/18087250/youtube-ceo-copyright-directive-article-13-european-union

New Study Details Toxic Particles Spewed by 3D Printers https://gizmodo.com/new-study-details-all-the-toxic-shit-spewed-out-by-3d-p-1830379464

Web Writable Files API: Simplifying Local File Access https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2018/11/writable-files

Show HN: HomelabOS – Ansible scripts to deploy self hosted cloud services https://gitlab.com/NickBusey/HomelabOS

Distributed consistency at scale: Spanner vs. Calvin (2017) http://dbmsmusings.blogspot.com/2017/04/distributed-consistency-at-scale.html

Pseudonyms to protect authors of controversial articles https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-46146766

Show HN: FreePizza.io – free pizza for usergroups, meetups, hackathons, talks https://www.freepizza.io

Beginner’s Guide to Product-Qualified Leads https://trafficiscurrency.com/product-qualified-leads/

Google, Facebook, and Amazon benefit from an outdated definition of “monopoly” https://qz.com/work/1460402/google-facebook-and-amazon-benefit-from-an-outdated-definition-of-monopoly/

Show HN: WebRTTY – Share a terminal session over WebRTC https://github.com/maxmcd/webrtty

UFOs spotted off Irish coast under investigation https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-46181662

An 1861 illustrated Japanese book on the American revolutionary war https://www.reddit.com/r/history/comments/9w2v7l/the_fully_scanned_contents_of_an_1861_illustrated

Improving DuckDuckGo https://duck.co/help/privacy/atb

Parsing Excel Spreadsheets with Swift’s Codable Protocols https://desiatov.com/swift-codable-xlsx/#title

Measuring and Improving Your CI/CD Pipelines https://blog.petegoo.com/2018/11/09/optimizing-ci-cd-pipelines/

Things I Wish I’d Known About Spark When I Started (One Year Later Edition) https://www.enigma.com/blog/things-i-wish-id-known-about-spark

WHLSL: Web High Level Shading Language https://webkit.org/blog/8482/web-high-level-shading-language/

Repl.it is hiring a frontend engineer to build devtools https://repl.it/jobs

Hello, and welcome to libh2o https://powerdns.org/libh2o/

FaceStyle / Puppetron: Example-Based Synthesis of Stylized Facial Animations https://research.adobe.com/project/facestyle-example-based-synthesis-of-stylized-facial-animations/

Show HN: WriteFreely – minimalist, federated blogging platform https://writefreely.org

The Rebel Real: an attempt to design a new mouse https://www.overclockers.com/the-rbt-rebel-real-1-112-mouse-review/

Gradient Descent Finds Global Minima of Deep Neural Networks https://arxiv.org/abs/1811.03804

In China, Desperate Patients Smuggle Drugs or Make Their Own https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/11/business/china-drugs-smuggled-homemade.html

C2x: the next real revision of the C standard https://gustedt.wordpress.com/2018/11/12/c2x/

Shane Parrish has become an unlikely guru for Wall Street https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/11/business/intelligence-expert-wall-street.html

Transitioning from Video to Physical Game Development: An Education (2014) http://ryancreighton.com/transitioning-from-video-to-physical-game-development-an-education/

Tesla extends ‘bug bounty’ to energy products, increases payout by 50% https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-bug-bounty-energy-products-increases-payout-50-percent/

Derivatives of Regular Expressions (2007) http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/2293/

Glyphosate perturbs the gut microbiota of honey bees http://www.pnas.org/content/115/41/10305

Leapfrogging the IDE https://amasad.me/leapfrog?hn=1

From the Oil Field to Silicon Valley: How Coding Changed My Life https://triplebyte.com/blog/from-the-oil-field-to-silicon-valley

Show HN: A JavaScript Handbook https://jshandbook.com/

Short-Run Effects of GDPR on Technology Venture Investment https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3278912

Plaintext Recovery Attack of OCB2 [pdf] https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/1090.pdf

Xbox 360 Emulation is here on the PC. The story of Xenia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qN62ts4aUQ

1972 Solar Storm Detonated U.S. Mines in Vietnam https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2018SW002024

Tech workers seeking an edge on peers turn to all-meat ‘carnivore diet’ https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Tech-workers-seeking-an-edge-on-their-peers-do-an-13377065.php

Best and Worst Cities for Nursing Homes in the US https://priceonomics.com/the-25-best-and-worst-cities-for-nursing-homes/

London Lib. discovered books Bram Stoker used for research when writing Dracula http://www.londonlibrary.co.uk/dracula

Our memory comes from an ancient virus, neuroscientists say https://bigthink.com/philip-perry/our-memory-comes-from-an-ancient-virus-neuroscientists-say

Microservices to Workflows: The Evolution of Jet.com Order Management System https://medium.com/jettech/microservices-to-workflows-the-evolution-of-jets-order-management-system-9e5669bd53ab

Austin’s Fix for Homelessness: Tiny Houses, and Lots of Neighbors https://www.citylab.com/design/2018/11/community-first-village-homeless-tiny-homes-austin-texas/575611/

Kelloggs cornflakes were developed to prevent masturbation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Harvey_Kellogg#Foods

I call my OCD ‘Olivia’ https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-45879034

Ceph open-source storage takes an organizational step forward https://www.zdnet.com/article/ceph-open-source-storage-takes-an-organizational-step-forward/

Show HN: Comprehensive Tutorials in Deep Learning Using TensorFlow https://github.com/astorfi/TensorFlow-World#

Apple iPhone sales fears rock Wall Street https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46186131

Shumway: Flash implementation in JavaScript https://github.com/mozilla/shumway

Visual Studio Code Update – October 2018 https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_29

Squoosh: image codecs and compression in every browser that supports WASM https://squoosh.app/

Change careers like Tarzan https://sivers.org/tarzan

Show HN: Turn YouTube playlists into video podcasts https://github.com/cprecioso/tubecaster

Google’s IP prefixes routed via China, Russia and Nigeria due to a BGP hijack https://twitter.com/thousandeyes/status/1062108056828309509

Stan Lee, Superhero of Marvel Comics, Dies at 95 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/12/obituaries/stan-lee-dead.html

Suspect Remotely Wipes iPhone X While It Sits in Police Evidence https://www.geek.com/tech/suspect-remotely-wipes-iphone-x-while-it-sits-in-police-evidence-1760393/

Turbocharging Python with Command Line Tools https://owlskip.com/s/turbo

How Has San Francisco Run Out of Money for Affordable Housing? https://www.spur.org/news/2018-11-08/how-has-san-francisco-run-out-money-affordable-housing

Build your own ’Portrait Mode’ using machine learning on iOS in ~30 minutes https://heartbeat.fritz.ai/building-an-image-segmentation-app-in-ios-3377eb4a3e7c

A former Google employee has written a survival guide for women: how to succeed https://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/A-former-Google-employee-has-written-a-hilarious-13380767.php

Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies https://apnews.com/5245f682ac8c4969813ded569cf82117

Stan Lee: Marvel Comics co-creator dies aged 95 https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-46186552

The Performance Impact of Spectre Mitigation on POWER9 https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=power9-spectre-benchmarks&num=1

Preparations companies are making for Brexit https://threader.app/thread/1061554026284834817

Chrome: Closing the capability gap between the web and native https://developers.google.com/web/updates/capabilities