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Google Container for Firefox – Prevent Google from tracking you around the web https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/google-container/?src=recommended

Google Tried to Patent My Work After a Job Interview https://patentpandas.org/stories/company-patented-my-idea

Starting a Business in Silicon Valley http://www.tlalexander.com/business/

New for AWS Lambda: Use Any Programming Language and Share Common Components https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-for-aws-lambda-use-any-programming-language-and-share-common-components/

Incident Command for DevOps: Learning from the Fire Department [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zn8-R6Pt9hY

Two Celebrities Charged with Unlawfully Touting Coin Offerings https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-268

Show HN: An experimental code search engine https://codegrep.com

Google Shut Out Privacy and Security Teams from Secret China Project https://theintercept.com/2018/11/29/google-china-censored-search/

In the realms of gold: exploring Africa’s rich history https://spectator.us/realms-gold-africas-rich-history/

’Talent Wants Transit’: Companies Near Transportation Gaining the Upper Hand https://www.npr.org/2018/11/29/671203167/talent-wants-transit-companies-near-transportation-gaining-the-upper-hand

NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions https://dlmf.nist.gov/

Why small tweaks and split testing don’t work, and what to do instead https://www.cortes.design/post/saas-website-conversion-split-test

Advent of Code 2018 https://adventofcode.com/2018

Learn React for free https://scrimba.com/g/glearnreact

Why you shouldn’t use Markdown for documentation (2016) https://www.ericholscher.com/blog/2016/mar/15/dont-use-markdown-for-technical-docs/

Namecheap announces support for TOTP-based 2FA https://www.namecheap.com/blog/protect-account-totp-2-factor/

New York City’s highest-earning official is a debt collector https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-confessions-of-judgment-millionaire-marshal/

SmartAsset (YC S12) Is Hiring a Data Engineer https://smartasset.com/careers/?gh_jid=4049697002

Fixed – Fixed-place decimal math library for Go https://github.com/robaho/fixed

Pwning eBay – How I Dumped eBay Japan’s Website Source Code https://slashcrypto.org/2018/11/28/eBay-source-code-leak/

Learn how to bring animation to your web projects https://github.com/cssanimation/css-animation-101

Healthcare billing biz AccuDoc admits breach that blabbed 2.65m people’s data https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/29/accudoc_atrium_health_data_breach/

Sheryl Sandberg Is Said to Have Asked Facebook Staff to Research George Soros https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/29/technology/george-soros-facebook-sheryl-sandberg.html

Deutsche searched in money laundering probe over Panama Papers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-deutsche-bank-moneylaundering-idUSKCN1NY0ZN

Exploring Information Leakage in Third-Party Compute Clouds (2009) [pdf] https://hovav.net/ucsd/dist/cloudsec.pdf

New York’s Wealthiest Cut Losses as Manhattan Real Estate Falters https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-yorks-wealthiest-cut-losses-as-manhattan-real-estate-falters-1543508960

Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka (MSK) https://aws.amazon.com/msk/

Major sites running unauthenticated JavaScript on their payment pages https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2018/11/major-sites-running-unauthenticated-javascript-on-their-payment-pages/

The Frightening Power of Ransomware Done Right http://nautil.us/issue/66/clockwork/the-100-million-bot-heist

‘I’m Broke and Mostly Friendless, and I’ve Wasted My Whole Life’ https://www.thecut.com/2018/11/im-broke-and-friendless-and-ive-wasted-my-whole-life.html

Richard Stallman: How I do my computing https://stallman.org/stallman-computing.html

An Amazon revolt could be brewing as tech giant exerts more control over brands https://www.recode.net/2018/11/29/18023132/amazon-brand-policy-changes-marketplace-control-one-vendor

Microsoft Is Worth as Much as Apple. How Did That Happen? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/29/technology/microsoft-apple-worth-how.html

Show HN: Arcentry – Create Interactive Cloud Diagrams https://arcentry.com/

Contracts For Getting More Programs Less Wrong [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNITrPhl2_A

Enabling containerd to manage containers as Firecracker microVMs https://github.com/firecracker-microvm/firecracker-containerd

Show HN: Introducing the Template Store for OpenFaaS https://www.openfaas.com/blog/template-store/

Predatory lenders have co-opted New York’s court system https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-confessions-of-judgment-new-york-court-clerks/

Simple, Fast, Easy Parallelism in Shell Pipelines (2016) http://catern.com/posts/pipes.html

Sex, Spam, and Blackmail: How Les Moonves Tried to Silence an Accuser https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/28/business/les-moonves-bobbie-phillips-marv-dauer-cbs-severance.html

30,000 empty homes and nowhere to live: inside Dublin’s housing crisis https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/nov/29/empty-dublin-housing-crisis-airbnb-homelessness-landlords

Deploying a Rails 5.2 PostgreSQL App on AWS Elastic Beanstalk https://evrim.io/deploying-a-rails-52-postgresql-app-on-aws-elastic-beanstalk/

QEMU Advent Calendar 2018 http://www.qemu-advent-calendar.org/2018/

Optaw: Beating LLVM -O3 Using Source Code Features (2017) [pdf] http://lit.eecs.umich.edu/~pappus/website/projects/Optaw.pdf

“When You Get That Wealthy, You Start to Buy Your Own Bullshit” https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/11/sheryl-sandberg-harvard-business-school-leadership

PostgreSQL foreign data wrapper for SQLite databases https://pgxn.org/dist/sqlite_fdw/1.1.0/

NASA asteroid warning: 700 foot space rock on risk trajectory with Earth in 2023 https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1050061/NASA-asteroid-warning-Earth-collision-risk-2023-Asteroid-LF16

The $100k a year waitress isn’t a myth: Some hard truths about tipping in Canada https://nationalpost.com/news/the-100000-a-year-waitress-isnt-a-myth-some-hard-truths-about-tipping-in-canada

Assembly programmer writes in C for first time https://gist.github.com/seisvelas/a09fb1650a6bffbd7dc8393edf9462f5

Publish and Use AWS Lambda Layers with the Serverless Framework https://serverless.com/blog/publish-aws-lambda-layers-serverless-framework/?

Job Satisfaction Is the Strongest Indicator of Happiness in Men https://qz.com/work/1474562/what-makes-men-happy-a-study-by-harrys-says-job-satisfaction/

Oglivy’s smart dress shows how often women are groped at clubs https://qz.com/quartzy/1477709/oglivys-smart-dress-shows-how-often-women-are-groped-at-clubs/

Secret luxury homes: how the ultra-rich hide their properties https://www.ft.com/content/13f76ce0-cc82-11e8-8d0b-a6539b949662

Facebook’s Bikini App Lawsuit Is Getting Really Ugly https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-six4three-bikini-app-lawsuit/

“Now Go Build” with Amazon.com’s CTO Werner Vogels https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a42kxHSX4Xw

Indiana Solicitor General: It’s Constitutional to Seize a Car Speeding by 5 MPH https://reason.com/blog/2018/11/28/breyer-destroyed-civil-asset-forfeiture

Scientists agree: Coffee naps are better than coffee or naps alone (2015) https://www.vox.com/2014/8/28/6074177/coffee-naps-caffeine-science

If your Tesla knows where you are, China may too https://www.apnews.com/4a749a4211904784826b45e812cff4ca

The Texas bullet train now looks likely. Here’s what to expect https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2018/11/29/bullet-train-texas-central-what-to-expect.html

Will Kubernetes Sink the Hadoop Ship? https://thenewstack.io/will-kubernetes-sink-the-hadoop-ship/

Amazon will be off all Oracle databases by end of 2019, says AWS chief https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/28/amazon-will-be-off-all-oracle-databases-by-end-of-2019-says-aws-chief.html

California’s housing shortage has companies carving up apartments to lower rent https://www.sacbee.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article222356905.html

Microsoft’s new Office icons are part of a bigger design overhaul https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/29/18117580/microsoft-office-new-icons-2018-design-features

Show HN: Butterfly Coins – a side project to track random acts of kindness https://butterflycoins.org

Wireshark 2.6.5 Released https://www.wireshark.org/#download

Show HN: NoPasta. VS Code extension that helps you stop copy-paste https://github.com/stepanvanzuriak/nopasta

Margaret Atwood Announces the Testaments, a Sequel to the Handmaid’s Tale https://www.tor.com/2018/11/28/the-handmaids-tale-sequel-the-testaments-margaret-atwood/

Trump’s nominee for USDA science post calls new U.S. climate report ‘genuine’ https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/usda-science-nominee-calls-new-us-climate-report-genuine

Walk the Entire Titanic in Unreal Engine 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNLnXNADMwc

Some Principles for Fearless Learning That Will Take You a Long Way https://thestempedia.com/blog/some-principles-for-fearless-learning-that-will-take-you-a-long-way/

Show HN: C# Implementation of F# option type for better null value handling https://github.com/andrewchaa/functional.option

KDE Plasma Mobile coming to a Necuno open source mobile phone https://dot.kde.org/2018/11/29/necuno-mobile-open-phone-plasma-mobile

Cosmic latte – Color of the universe https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_latte

Palm oil producers are wiping out orangutans – despite multinationals’ promises https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/may/10/palm-oil-orangutans-multinationals-promises-deforestation

Deutsche Bank headquarters raided over money laundering https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46382722

The new Rust website design https://beta.rust-lang.org/

Facebook is failing its Black employees and its Black users https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/facebook-failing-its-black-employees-users-mark-s-luckie/