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International System of Units overhauled in historic vote http://www.npl.co.uk/news/international-system-of-units-overhauled-in-historic-vote

Intel Management Engine JTAG Proof of Concept https://github.com/ptresearch/IntelTXE-PoC

A chemical so hot it destroys nerve endings – in a good way https://www.wired.com/story/resiniferatoxin/

Elementary OS – Fast, open, privacy-respecting replacement for Windows and macOS https://elementary.io/

Insomnia: To Pursue Sleep So Hard You Become Invigorated by the Chase https://longreads.com/2018/11/15/insomnia-to-pursue-sleep-so-hard-you-become-invigorated-by-the-chase/

MiSafes’ child-tracking smartwatches are easy to hack https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-46195189

The Art and Science of Leading Projects https://www.teamgantt.com/art-science-of-leading-projects

Pachyderm Raises $10M to Bring Data Provenance to the Enterprise http://www.pachyderm.io/2018/11/15/Series-A.html

Golua – A Lua 5.3 engine implemented in Go https://github.com/Azure/golua

What the Lion Air Pilots May Have Needed to Do to Avoid a Crash https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/16/world/asia/lion-air-crash-cockpit.html

Show HN: Find a Study Buddy for your MOOC https://stacks.courses/

Building Slack Bots for Fun: A Serverless Release Gong https://www.stackery.io/blog/serverless-gong/

I Found the Best Burger Place in America, Then I Killed It https://www.thrillist.com/eat/portland/stanichs-closed-will-it-reopen-burger-quest

Insomnia: ’No link’ between sleepless nights and early death https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-46223386

C.I.A. Concludes That Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killed https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/16/us/politics/cia-saudi-crown-prince-khashoggi.html

Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/hemimastigotes-supra-kingdom-1.4715823

Quietly, Japan has established itself as a power in the aerospace industry https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/11/long-on-tradition-japan-grapples-with-a-rapidly-changing-rocket-industry/

Bisected: The Unfortunate Reason Linux 4.20 Is Running Slower https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux-420-bisect

Politics in the Facebook Era: Evidence from the 2016 US Presidential Elections [pdf] https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/economics/research/centres/cage/manage/publications/389-2018_redoano.pdf

Feynman, Waldo and the Wickedest Man in the World (2010) http://www.softmachines.org/wordpress/?p=958

How Google is slowing innovation (Embrace, Extend, Extinguish) https://www.jotform.com/blog/how-google-is-slowing-innovation/

Climate Solutions: Is It Feasible to Remove Enough CO2 from the Air? https://e360.yale.edu/features/negative-emissions-is-it-feasible-to-remove-co2-from-the-air

The Bucolic Life of a Cambodian Grandmother Accused of Mass Killings (2017) https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/24/world/asia/cambodia-khmer-rouge-im-chaem.html

William Goldman, author and screenwriter of “The Princess Bride”, has died https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Goldman

Starcity (YC S16) Is Looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer https://starcity.com/careers/a7089ec4-2b28-445f-852b-ff1effde86ef

IllumiPaper: Illuminated Interactive Paper https://imld.de/en/research/research-projects/illumipaper/

Subsidies to Amazon Are Uneconomical, Un-American, and Unconstitutional https://promarket.org/subsidies-amazon-unamerican/

Simple File Sharing https://tinyvpn.org/

Let’s predict the day we’ll have ads in our commits messages https://twitter.com/ponsfrilus/status/1063591438024392704

Tumour detection and classification using plasma cell-free DNA methylomes https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0703-0

Aequitas – An open source bias audit toolkit for machine learning https://dsapp.uchicago.edu/projects/aequitas/

Introducing Chartify: Easier chart creation in Python for data scientists https://labs.spotify.com/2018/11/15/introducing-chartify-easier-chart-creation-in-python-for-data-scientists/

Suneung: The day silence falls over South Korea https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46181240

Noise Pollution Is Making the Oceans Unbearable for Underwater Life https://howwegettonext.com/noise-pollution-is-making-the-oceans-unbearable-for-underwater-life-13c4529e5a

Make Buyers Want to Pay https://www.gkogan.co/blog/buyers/

Limiting the power of package installation in Debian https://lwn.net/Articles/770784/

A Tale of Two Kickstarter Campaigns: A $500K Difference from Marketing https://www.novaline.io/blog/2018/11/16/a-tale-of-two-kickstarter-campaigns-a-500k-difference-from-marketing

US homeless fundraiser: GoFundMe campaign ’based on a lie’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-46221766

Tesla is pushing to achieve Model 3 production of 7,000 units per week https://electrek.co/2018/11/15/tesla-model-3-production-7000-per-week/

MIT AI: Statistical Learning (Vladimir Vapnik) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STFcvzoxVw4

FB employees react to the latest scandals: ’Why does our company suck at having https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-employees-react-nyt-report-leadership-scandals-2018-11

China is winning the trade war with America for now https://www.ft.com/content/3535a470-e8c6-11e8-885c-e64da4c0f981

Bisected: The Unfortunate Reason Linux 4.20 Is Running Slower https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux-420-bisect&num=1

FB removed over 1.5B fake accounts in the last 6 months https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/15/facebook-transparency-report-fake-account-removal/

Definition of kilogram set to change https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46143399

Disinformation Is Not a Solvable Problem https://buzzways.at/collection/904/

SPIRAL: Extreme Performance Portability [pdf] http://users.ece.cmu.edu/~franzf/papers/08510983_Spiral_IEEE_Final.pdf

JPMorgan is poaching developers who work on video games https://www.businessinsider.com/jpmorgan-has-been-poaching-video-game-coders-2018-11

Welcome C client generator as the 100th generator in OpenAPI Generator project https://twitter.com/oas_generator/status/1063488038284587008

Facebook reportedly used protesters’ art against them https://www-m.cnn.com/2018/11/16/politics/facebook-octopus-political-art/index.html

The kg is dead, long live the kg https://buzzways.at/collection/852/

The mid-range Google Pixel appears in pictures–complete with headphone jack https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/11/the-mid-range-google-pixel-appears-in-pictures-complete-with-headphone-jack/

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in US, papers show https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-46232609

Over Half of High Seas Fishing Only Profitable with Subsidies https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/06/high-seas-fishing-subsidies-oceans-science/

How We’re Using Machine Learning and Trading Bots to Predict Crypto Prices https://hackernoon.com/how-were-using-machine-learning-and-trading-bots-to-predict-crypto-prices-5e8bdd5a9f2f

Here Are the Most Outrageous Incentives Cities Offered Amazon in Their HQ2 Bids https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/leticiamiranda/amazon-hq2-finalist-cities-incentives-airport-lounge

The Unfortunate Reason Linux 4.20 Is Running Slower https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux-420-bisect

Patrick Collison & Michael Nielsen: Science Is Getting Less Bang for Its Buck https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/575665/

Panasonic’s human blinkers help people concentrate in open-plan offices https://www.dezeen.com/2018/10/17/panasonics-wearable-blinkers-concentrate-open-plan-offices-technology/

Google Axes ’Fanfiction’ Tab That Suggested Grinch and Minions Porn https://gizmodo.com/google-axes-fanfiction-tab-that-suggested-grinch-and-mi-1830460240

Jeff Bezos says ’Amazon will fail. Amazon will go bankrupt’ eventually https://www.businessinsider.com/jeff-bezos-says-amazon-will-fail-one-day-2018-11

Microsoft collects data about individual use of Word,Excel,PowerPoint&Outlook https://www.privacycompany.eu/en/impact-assessment-shows-privacy-risks-microsoft-office-proplus-enterprise/

These books are must for every HR and startup co-founders https://www.hackerearth.com/blog/talent-assessment/hr-books/

Intel Cuts CPU Shipments by 2M, Motherboard Makers May Suffer – Report https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-14nm-cpu-shortage-motherboards-hurt,38082.html

How Is Facebook Portal? Not Bad Compared to Skype, FaceTime and Google Hangouts https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/talkingtech/2018/11/12/facebook-portal-video-chat-device-skype-facetime/1973978002/

Combine site:s3.amazonaws.com with other keywords to find anything https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3As3.amazonaws.com&en=

A New Way of Approaching Python https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWVkYkk65RA

John McAfee is ’liable’ for 2012 death of Belize neighbour, rules court https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/15/john_mcafee_liable_death_neighbour_belize/

Microsoft Translator Releases Next-Gen Neural Machine Translation Technology https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/translation/2018/11/14/nextgennmt/

Supreme Court Should Confirm Abstract Patents Don’t Need Trial to Be Invalid https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/11/supreme-court-should-confirm-again-abstract-software-patents-dont-need-trial-be

The Internet Has a Huge C/C++ Problem and Developers Don’t Want to Deal with It https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/a3mgxb/the-internet-has-a-huge-cc-problem-and-developers-dont-want-to-deal-with-it

Show HN: Back endLab – code free web app back end builder https://www.backendlab.app

Learn C and build your own Lisp http://www.buildyourownlisp.com