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Pointers in C (2010) https://boredzo.org/pointers/

Canadian team confirms presence of huge unexplored cave in British Columbia https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/article/canadian-team-confirms-presence-huge-unexplored-cave-british-columbia

How Does React Tell a Class from a Function? https://overreacted.io/how-does-react-tell-a-class-from-a-function/

Designing and building an FPGA sprite-based graphics accelerator (2014) http://andybrown.me.uk/2014/06/01/ase/

Old coal mines can be underground food farms https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-46221656

Researchers have significantly increased the scope of the Rowhammer threat https://www.wired.com/story/rowhammer-ecc-memory-data-hack/

Amazon’s cloud business is competing with its own customers https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/30/aws-is-competing-with-its-customers.html

But why is a sphere’s surface area four times its shadow? [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNcFjFmqEc8

Boden cross-platform framework: Native C++11, native widgets, no JavaScript https://github.com/ashampoosystems/boden

Designing cities to counter loneliness? Let’s explore the possibilities https://theconversation.com/designing-cities-to-counter-loneliness-lets-explore-the-possibilities-104853

Facebook’s Open-Source Reinforcement Learning Platform – A Deep Dive https://xaviergeerinck.com/facebook-horizon

Mozilla hit with takedown request for anti-paywall addons https://github.com/nextgens/anti-paywall/issues/109#issuecomment-441097828

How Google Code Search Worked: Regex Matching with a Trigram Index (2012) https://swtch.com/~rsc/regexp/regexp4.html

Show HN: Distributed blockchain experiment written in Ruby https://github.com/oguzbilgic/zincir

Ansel Adams’ pictures of LA recall an era of war factories and 10-cent hot dogs https://medium.californiasun.co/ansel-adams-los-angeles-32a812bdb7db

Show HN: Shorten your strings using common abbreviations https://github.com/dnnrly/abbreviate

Seven tough lessons from ten years in bootstrapped business https://likewise.am/2018/12/01/seven-tough-lessons-from-ten-years-in-bootstrapped-business/

Paleotronic’s 12 Years of Retro-Christmas Year One: 1980 https://paleotronic.com/2018/12/02/paleotronics-12-years-of-christmas-year-one-1980/

Mjs – An interpreter for ECMAScript 1st edition written in C++17 https://github.com/mras0/mjs

Nectar: Precision Beekeeping Technology https://nectar.buzz/

Stealing Webpages Rendered on Your Browser by Exploiting GPU Vulnerabilities [pdf] https://www.cc.gatech.edu/~slee3036/papers/lee:gpu.pdf

Terminals Are Sexy https://terminalsare.sexy/

Egyptian Actress Dressed to Impress. She Could Be Jailed for Debauchery https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/02/world/middleeast/egypt-rania-youssef-dress.html

Plane – minimal visual improvements for Linux https://github.com/wfpaisa/plane

Goldman Sachs asks: ’Is curing patients a sustainable business model?’ https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/11/goldman-asks-is-curing-patients-a-sustainable-business-model.html

Show HN: Crowdsourced Language Learning Site https://littlelingua.eu

Show HN: Advent of Pixels https://advent.klart.io/

The Patrician President and the Reporterette: A Screwball Story https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/02/opinion/george-hw-bush-maureen-dowd.html

NYC May Pull the Plug on Cashless Restaurants, Retailers http://gothamist.com/2018/11/28/cashless_restaurants_nyc.php

How we made the OneSoil map with AI detected fields and crops https://blog.onesoil.ai/en/onesoil-map

What Goes Around Comes Around (2005) [pdf] http://mitpress2.mit.edu/books/chapters/0262693143chapm1.pdf

Why, oh WHY, do those #? nutheads use vi? http://www.viemu.com/a-why-vi-vim.html

How the Food Industry Manipulates Nutrition Science https://undark.org/article/marion-nestle-food-science-industry/

The Colossal, Monumental Screw Up That Is Marriott Security https://danmunro.com/posts/the-colossal-monumental-screw-up-that-is-marriott-security/

The story behind the first computer in Canada (2016) http://spacing.ca/toronto/2016/11/12/first-computer-canada/

A portmanteau of every word in English (2015) http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~tom7/portmantout/

Germany pushes router security rules, OpenWRT and CCC push back https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/20/germany_versus_openwrt_ccc/

The Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting http://jamesclear.com/the-beginners-guide-to-intermittent-fasting

Show HN: engine262, a JavaScript engine written in JavaScript https://github.com/devsnek/engine262

Millennials kill industries because they’re poor: Fed report https://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-kill-industries-because-poor-fed-report-2018-11

2018 LLVM Developers’ Meeting: “Developer Toolchain for the Nintendo Switch” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_7exO60EA8

Apple has been a control freak. But is it guilty of abusing its monopoly power? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/dec/02/apple-control-freak-is-it-guilty-of-abusing-its-monopoly-power

Israeli Police Recommend Indicting Netanyahu in Telecom Case https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2018/12/02/world/middleeast/ap-ml-israel-netanyahu.html

CHP: Drunk driver slept while Tesla appeared to drive Hwy 101 on autopilot https://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/Drunk-driver-slept-while-Tesla-drove-Hwy-101-on-13435295.php

Python Interview Questions – Senior https://luminousmen.com/post/8