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What Happens When a Founder Is Fully Vested? https://avc.com/2018/11/what-happens-when-a-founder-is-fully-vested/

Rocket v0.4: Typed URIs, Database Support, Revamped Queries https://rocket.rs/v0.4/news/2018-12-08-version-0.4/

The Housing Boom Is Already Gigantic. How Long Can It Last? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/07/business/housing-boom-how-long-can-it-last.html

Australia’s vague anti-encryption law sets a dangerous new precedent https://protonmail.com/blog/australia-anti-encryption-law/

A Bayesian Perspective on Generalization and Stochastic Gradient Descent https://ai.google/research/pubs/pub46697

TSA’s Roadmap for Airport Surveillance Moves in a Dangerous Direction https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/12/tsas-roadmap-airport-surveillance-moves-dangerous-direction

Pivotal launches serverless framework that works across clouds and on-prem https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/07/pivotal-announces-new-serverless-framework/

JAX: Numpy with Gradients, GPUs and TPUs https://github.com/google/jax

The State of Web Browsers – 2019 edition https://ferdychristant.com/the-state-of-web-browsers-88224d55b4e6

NLP-progress: Tracking Progress in Natural Language Processing https://nlpprogress.com/

Coding for the World’s Trickiest Chip – SEGA’s Saturn DSP [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8plen8cLro

Creating Things That Matter [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SId3J8J7cPo&t=8s

How the Ancients can help the Moderns http://standpointmag.co.uk/node/7335/full

The dry history of liquid computers https://arxiv.org/abs/1811.09989

MIT TabulaROSA: Tabular OS Arch for Massively Parallel Heterogeneous Comp Engine https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.05308

IRC.com outlines its initial IRC development roadmap https://www.irc.com/

After 48 hours we haven’t seen any sign people are using Waymo’s service https://arstechnica.com/cars/2018/12/waymos-lame-public-driverless-launch-not-driverless-and-barely-public/

Ham Radio – CQ: Personal Mastery Through Hobbies https://medium.com/@solidi/cq-personal-mastery-through-hobbies-f25aab2e49ad

Iris Automation Is Hiring a Computer Vision Expert – AI for Drones http://www.irisonboard.com/careers/

What’s behind a recent rise in books coverage? https://www.cjr.org/criticism/books-coverage-growing.php

GitHub – devharsh/Technical-eBooks: PDFs for programming tutorials https://github.com/devharsh/Technical-eBooks

Monsanto accused by legal opponents of hiring internet trolls https://www.baumhedlundlaw.com/monsanto-paid-internet-trolls/

How the new astronomy obscured the traditional night sky https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/night/fading-stars-constellation

Wasmer – Universal Binaries Powered by WebAssembly https://wasmer.io

The Surprisingly Solid Mathematical Case of the Tin Foil Hat Gun Prepper https://medium.com/s/story/the-surprisingly-solid-mathematical-case-of-the-tin-foil-hat-gun-prepper-15fce7d10437

On Self-Publishing “A Programmer’s Introduction to Mathematics” https://medium.com/@jeremyjkun/on-self-publishing-a-programmers-introduction-to-mathematics-1472b7511c99

Ktask: optimizing CPU-intensive kernel work https://lwn.net/Articles/771169/

University friends: By chance or by design? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-46430204

Depression Far Too Common Among Tech Pros: Survey https://insights.dice.com/2018/12/05/depression-tech-pros-common-study/

Click click click - A browser-based game on online profiling. https://clickclickclick.click/

YouTube Annotations from Paul Graham Startup School Interview https://knovigator.com/quest/paul-graham-interview-highlights-startup_school-3oez361o

Complexity bias in BoardGameGeek http://dvatvani.github.io/BGG-Analysis-Part-2.html

Apps, Trackers, Privacy, and Regulators: The Mobile Tracking Ecosystem [pdf] http://eprints.networks.imdea.org/1744/1/trackers.pdf

Scientific communication in a post-truth society https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/11/21/1805868115.short

Building 2-dimensional materials 1 row at a time–avoiding the nucleation barrier http://science.sciencemag.org/content/362/6419/1135

It’s Open Source, but we’re not going to tell you how to build it https://sourceforge.net/p/wsjt/mailman/message/36487994/

Don’t use the greater than sign in programming (2016) http://llewellynfalco.blogspot.com/2016/02/dont-use-greater-than-sign-in.html

GraphQL Tutorial – full free video course https://selfeducation.app/skill/graphql

The bad news on human nature, in 10 findings from psychology https://aeon.co/ideas/the-bad-news-on-human-nature-in-10-findings-from-psychology

Shell Oil executive boasts that his company influences the aris agreement https://theintercept.com/2018/12/08/shell-oil-executive-boasts-that-his-company-influenced-the-paris-agreement/

Australia’s vague anti-encryption law sets a dangerous new precedent https://protonmail.com/blog/australia-anti-encryption-law/

Show HN: SaaS Security 1000 – Security overview of the top SaaS companies https://www.sqreen.io/opendoor/saas

Show HN: Read the books most recommended by tech pioneers https://thestartupbook.club/

Show HN: Graphiql-Online: Explore Any GraphQL API with Headers https://graphiql-online.com/

Sam Altman – How to Succeed with a Startup [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lJKucu6HJc

Goldman Sachs invests in GitLab, extending its funding round https://www.businessinsider.com/goldman-sachs-gitlab-investment-2018-12

DHS Looking into Tracking Monero and Zcash Transactions https://www.zdnet.com/article/dhs-looking-into-tracking-monero-and-zcash-transactions/