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TKE: Modern Tcl/Tk-based text editor

The Second Half of Watergate Was Bigger, Worse, and Forgotten by the Public

A list of practical projects that anyone can solve in any programming language

Autodesk to Acquire PlanGrid (YC W12) to Accelerate Construction Productivity

Superintelligence: The Idea That Eats Smart People (2016)

Bringing the Android kernel back to the mainline

NYC subway and bus services have entered ’death spiral’, experts say

To predict the future, the brain uses two clocks

WesternDigital/blb: Distributed object storage system for use on bare metal

CDC Food Safety Alert: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Mini-Internet using LXC

A Binary Star Is About to Go Supernova and Could Produce a Gamma-Ray Burst

JAB Code – A high-capacity 2D color bar code Music to improve focus, meditation and sleep

Where are they? Why I hope the search for ET life finds nothing (2008)

Essentials of Metaheuristics (2015) [pdf]

Casey Neistat’s Viral Marketing Strategy

The Thoralf plugin: for your fancy type needs

The spread of low-credibility content by social bots

Techno-Sublime: A review of Benoït Mandelbrot’s autobiography (2013)

For a brief period, the Windows kernel tried to deal with gamma rays

Skara Brae – Discovery and Excavation of Orkney’s finest Neolithic Settlement

Wombat poop: Scientists reveal mystery behind cube-shaped droppings

A debt-collection machine that’s chewing up small businesses across America

Brain-Destroying Prions Also Spread Through Victims’ Eyes

Show HN: Automatically turn your blog posts into emails for your readers

Architects have a lot to learn from the sound engineering of the ancients

The present phase of stagnation in the foundations of physics is not normal

GraphIt: A High-Performance Domain-Specific Language for Graph Analytics

Predictive Scaling for Amazon EC2, Powered by Machine Learning

Keeping Track of the Weird Stuff We Send into Space

Charter, Comcast don’t have First Amendment right to discriminate, court rules

Parallel Shader Compilation for Ray Tracing Pipeline States

One Codex is hiring a senior front-end engineer – Genomics, data viz, and React

Karl Friston: a neuroscientist who might hold the key to true AI

Dead sperm whale found in Indonesia had ingested ’6kg of plastic’

Show HN: Shortcut Roulette – Dangerous, unhelpful shortcut for iOS 12

Star Power: Carl Sagan’s 1970 Porsche 914 (2016)

Show HN: A JavaScript debugger (press Go to debug bubble sort)

Ford Eyes Use of Customers’ Personal Data to Boost Profits

The Predictions of Robert A. Heinlein, from the Cold War to the Waterbed

Superfluid Transport in Quantum Spin Chains

Show HN: Mergify – An automation platform for GitHub pull requests

Tumblr was removed from Apple’s App Store over child pornography issues

’Hello World’ from the Stanford AI Lab Blog

Set up a production-ready realtime GraphQL backend

Safer bash scripts with ’set -euxo pipefail’ (2015)

Mark Zuckerberg Has Never Cared About Your Privacy, and He’s Not Going to Change

Cherry-Picking and the Scientific Method (2013) [pdf]

John W. Campbell, a chief architect of science fiction’s Golden Age

California’s Wildfires Could Mean a Generation of Lung Problems

Use Gatsby.js and Headless GraphQL CMS to Make Your JAMstack Site Sweeter

Google says its sex misconduct policy change doesn’t apply to claims in progress

Lockheed Martin is building quiet supersonic jet for NASA

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Accused of ‘hate Mongering’ in India

Show HN: – a simple and beautiful habit tracker

CakeML – A Verified Implementation of ML

NASA concerned about culture of “inappropriateness” at SpaceX

The British Airways Breach: How Magecart Claimed 380,000 Victims

Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive? (2017)

Updated NASA Damage Map of Camp Fire from Space

Show HN: Tcpkit: a tcp/udp sniffer, allow user analyze packet with lua

US Commerce Dept. proposes vast new export control restrictions on AI

Regulators said to be investigating whether Bitcoin was propped up illegally

An Analysis of the ProtonMail Cryptographic Architecture [pdf]

Elon Musk renames his BFR spacecraft Starship

First Battle of the Marne – Entente forces counter attack

Airplanes and Spaceships

Show HN: Privacy First Products – Talk about products that care about you

Psychoactivity of a cannabinoid from liverworts associated with a legal high

The US Finally Has a Defense Agency Devoted to Cybersecurity

We’ve settled on a shallow conception of democracy. And that’s dangerous –Tim Wu

Show HN: Archiver 3.1 – Cross-platform, multi-format archive utility in Go

The Spectre/Meltdown Performance Impact on Linux 4.20 with New STIBP Overhead

Show HN: Python memoization across program runs

Anti-vaccination stronghold hit with worst chickenpox outbreak in decades

MPAA: Making All Domain WHOIS Data Public Will Advance Privacy

Blowing Up: How This One Fund Blew Up Overnight – And What We Can Learn from It