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The symmetry and simplicity of the laws of physics and the Higgs boson https://arxiv.org/abs/1410.6753

Every 7.8μs your computer’s memory has a hiccup https://blog.cloudflare.com/every-7-8us-your-computers-memory-has-a-hiccup/

From Nand to Tetris: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles https://www.nand2tetris.org/

Using carbon nanotubes and rectennas to yield a 90% efficient solar cell https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2018/11/23/all-i-want-for-christmas-is-a-90-efficient-solar-panel/

Can’t Find Cameroon’s President? Try Geneva’s Intercontinental Hotel https://www.wsj.com/articles/where-does-the-lion-sleep-tonight-genevas-intercontinental-hotel-1541368940

New Study Indicates Silicon Valley’s Elite Are Not as Liberal as They Think http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/11/study-shows-tech-elites-are-less-liberal-than-they-think.html

Lisp Machine Inc. K-machine (2001) http://fare.tunes.org/tmp/emergent/kmachine.htm

Show HN: Dweb.page – Your Gateway to the Distributed Web https://github.com/PACTCare/Dweb.page

Real-time 3D Face Reconstruction https://github.com/cleardusk/3DDFA

The Resistance Is Real – Why Side Projects Are So Hard http://davemart.in/resistance/

U.S. Federal Railroad Administration Legalizes Lightweight Train Cars https://usa.streetsblog.org/2018/11/23/u-s-finally-legalizes-modern-european-style-train-cars/

Scientists find remains of huge ancient herbivore https://phys.org/news/2018-11-scientists-huge-ancient-herbivore.html

Exploring Programming Language Architecture in Perl (2010) http://billhails.net/Book/front.html

Active inference and artificial curiosity (2017) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1egnoCWgUg

Rating aggregator for Netflix movies https://flickmetrix.com/netflix

Study to determine typical transit time for a swallowed Lego figurine head https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jpc.14309

What’s Going on in Your Child’s Brain When You Read Them a Story? https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/51281/whats-going-on-in-your-childs-brain-when-you-read-them-a-story

What a Real Train System Looks Like (2009) https://newworldeconomics.com/what-a-real-train-system-looks-like/

4,000-year-old termite mounds found in Brazil are visible from space https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-11/cp-4tm111318.php

Advanced Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqYmG7hTraZDNJre23vqCGIVpfZ_K2RZs

BigInt: arbitrary-precision integers in JavaScript https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2018/05/bigint

Functional Pearl: Enumerating the Rationals [pdf] https://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/jeremy.gibbons/publications/rationals.pdf

Practical Cryptography for Developers https://cryptobook.nakov.com/

Study: Over 20 years, Silicon Valley workers’ median wage has fallen by 14% https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/11/study-over-20-years-silicon-valley-workers-median-wage-has-fallen-by-14/

Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II https://nca2018.globalchange.gov/

Black Friday predicted to hit $5.9B in online sales, $645M spent so far https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/23/black-friday-ecommerce/

‘12 Monkeys’: Why Terry Gilliam’s Movie Is So Relevant Today https://www.vulture.com/2018/11/12-monkeys-why-terry-gilliams-movie-is-so-relevant-today.html

Show HN: DocuRocket – A really simple single source of truth for your company https://getdocurocket.com

A Case Study of a Currency Crisis: the Russian Default of 1998 (2002) [pdf] https://files.stlouisfed.org/files/htdocs/publications/review/02/11/ChiodoOwyang.pdf

Finland freezes arms export permits to Saudi Arabia and UAE over Yemen https://thedefensepost.com/2018/11/22/finland-freezes-arms-exports-saudi-arabia-uae-yemen/

Tab Travel (YC W15) is hiring full-stack software developers in London https://jobs.tab.travel/

The human costs of Black Friday, explained by a former Amazon warehouse manager https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2018/11/20/18103516/black-friday-cyber-monday-amazon-fulfillment-center

Dr. Kiyoshi Shiga: Discoverer of the Dysentery Bacillus (1999) https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/29/5/1303/344334

The Geopolitics of China: A Great Power Enclosed (2012) https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/geopolitics-china-great-power-enclosed

Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high https://phys.org/news/2018-11-greenhouse-gas-atmosphere-high.html#nRlv

Sears Bankruptcy Engineered to Benefit Executives and Stiff Workers https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/11/sears-bankruptcy-engineered-benefit-executives-stiff-workers.html

A mathematical theory of semantic development in deep neural networks [pdf] http://ganguli-gang.stanford.edu/pdf/18.SMGDev.pdf

How the Rise of Amazon Has Destroyed Retail Chains, in One Chart (2017) http://digg.com/2017/amazon-vs-walmart-size

Anatomy of a Machine Learning Algorithm https://www.dropbox.com/s/xpd5x6p6jte3th5/Chapter4.pdf?dl=0