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SIGIL, a New Doom Campaign by John Romero https://www.romerogames.ie/sigil/

Adventures in Video Conferencing Part 1: The Wild World of WebRTC https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2018/12/adventures-in-video-conferencing-part-1.html

REXPaint: Powerful, User-Friendly ASCII Art Editor https://www.gridsagegames.com/rexpaint/

Forrest Mims, Radio Shack, and the Notebooks That Launched a Thousand Careers https://hackaday.com/2017/01/18/forrest-mims-radio-shack-and-the-notebooks-that-launched-a-thousand-careers/

KLEAK: Practical Kernel Memory Disclosure Detection [pdf] https://netbsd.org/gallery/presentations/maxv/kleak.pdf

Designing Headers for HTTP Compression https://www.mnot.net/blog/2018/11/27/header_compression

PracticalAI – A practical approach to learning machine learning https://github.com/GokuMohandas/practicalAI

House Oversight Committee Report on Equifax Breach [pdf] https://oversight.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Equifax-Report.pdf

Human-Centric Tools for Navigating Code [pdf] http://web.eecs.utk.edu/~azh/pubs/Henley2018bDissertation.pdf

The Largest Vocabulary in Hip Hop (2014) https://pudding.cool/2017/02/vocabulary/

Hammer time: fixing the printer on a vintage IBM 1401 mainframe http://www.righto.com/2018/12/hammer-time-fixing-printer-on-vintage.html

After landing a lucrative job at a tech startup, I had made a terrible mistake https://torontolife.com/tech/truth-tech-insider-got/

Callbacks in C++ using template functors (1994) http://www.tutok.sk/fastgl/callback.html

Nasa’s Voyager 2 probe ’leaves the Solar System’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46502820

Gems of Corrado Böhm https://arxiv.org/abs/1812.02243

Inside the Philly DA’s side hustle –selling seized homes to speculators and cops http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/12/07/inside-the-philadelphia-da-s-side-hustle-selling-seized-homes-to-speculators-and-cops

Tracking leaks on NDA beta Xbox 360s by embedding serial number on-screen https://twitter.com/cullend/status/1071884772064944128

Show HN: Failory 2.0 – Learn How to Build a Profitable Startup https://www.failory.com

The Genes That Make Parrots into the Humans of the Bird World https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/07/science/parrots-genes-longevity.html

EasyPost Is Hiring: Build Logistics for the Fortune 10 https://www.easypost.com/jobs

Companies use smartphone locations to help advertisers and even hedge funds https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/12/10/business/location-data-privacy-apps.html

Cmm_of_wasm: From WebAssembly to Native Code via the OCaml Back End http://simonjf.com/2018/08/27/cmm-of-wasm.html

Google will shut down Google+ four months early after second data leak https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/10/18134541/google-plus-privacy-api-data-leak-developers

Show HN: Rendora – Dynamic server-side rendering for modern JavaScript websites https://github.com/rendora/rendora

Google Employees Demand the End of Forced Arbitration Across the Tech Industry https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/10/google-employees-demand-the-end-of-forced-arbitration-across-the-tech-industry/

Outgrowing Advertising: Multimodal Business Models as a Product Strategy https://a16z.com/2018/12/07/when-advertising-isnt-enough-multimodal-business-models-product-strategy/

Combining Golang and PHP can solve real-world development challenges https://blog.spiralscout.com/php-was-never-meant-to-die-830de87915ee

The Most Effective Weapon on the Modern Battlefield Is Concrete (2016) https://mwi.usma.edu/effective-weapon-modern-battlefield-concrete/

Madoff’s Victims Are Close to Getting Their $19B Back https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-recovering-madoff-money/

Show HN: Minimal game with procedural graphics in JavaScript/GLSL https://github.com/westoncb/under-game

Nextcloud introduces social features, joins the fediverse https://nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-introduces-social-features-joins-the-fediverse/

Mark Zuckerberg Reached Out to Microsoft President Brad Smith – Bad for Sandberg https://www.businessinsider.com/mark-zuckerberg-brad-smith-bad-sign-sheryl-sandberg-2018-12

Teaching and Learning with Jupyter https://jupyter4edu.github.io/jupyter-edu-book/

The Cube Rule of Food Identification http://cuberule.com/

Evelyn Berezin Has Died, Built the First True Word Processor https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/10/obituaries/evelyn-berezin-dead.html

Apple Airplay on Raspberry Pi in 7 Easy Steps https://appcodelabs.com/7-easy-steps-to-apple-airplay-on-raspberry-pi

Intro to Big Data (Stanford CS102, Winter 2019) https://web.stanford.edu/class/cs102/index.htm

Show HN: A UI That Lets Readers Control How Much Information They See https://kayce.basqu.es/blog/information-control

Show HN: CertMagic – Caddy’s automagic HTTPS features as a Go library https://github.com/mholt/certmagic

In Remote Villages, Surprising New Measures Save Children with Malaria https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/10/health/malaria-children-zambia.html

Learning to Drive by Imitating the Best and Synthesizing the Worst https://arxiv.org/abs/1812.03079

US undermining ’last chance’ climate talks, experts charge https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/10/world/climate-change-us-coal-cop24/index.html

Gatemaker, or “The Aspen Summit” (1997) https://www.gregbryant.com/grogbrat/aspen97/index.html

Microsoft confirms that Chrome extensions will run on new Edge browser https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-confirms-that-chrome-extensions-will-run-on-new-edge-browser/

Show HN: Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Doug Engelbart’s Great Demo https://colab.research.google.com/drive/1k4oC2bzjgUOiU9vdadjrBpEwWGaqJWsA

Samsung Kills Headphone Jack in Latest Smartphone After Years of Mocking Apple https://www.macrumors.com/2018/12/10/samsung-removes-headphone-jack-galaxy-a8s/

How Alaska fixed its earthquake-shattered roads in just days https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/8/18128983/alaska-earthquake-roads-fixed-anchorage-damage

Scale by the Bay 2018: Bryan Cantrill, Rust and Other Interesting Things https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wZ1pCpJUIM

Hammer time: fixing the printer on a vintage IBM 1401 mainframe http://www.righto.com/2018/12/hammer-time-fixing-printer-on-vintage.html

Buterin thread on non-financial applications of crypto blockchains https://twitter.com/vitalikbuterin/status/1072158957999771648

500-Year-Old Body of Man Wearing Thigh-High Boots Found in London Sewer Build https://www.livescience.com/64239-thames-skeleton-with-boots-discovered.html

Show HN: Catvent – an advent calendar with cats Https://catvent.jordypereira.be

Ars Technica’s ultimate board game gift guide, 2018 edition https://arstechnica.com/?p=1422911

If they ask for something unsupported, accepting it’ll break, don’t believe them https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20181210-00/?p=100445

Google AI Berlin becomes official https://twitter.com/kchonyc/status/1070081444435906566

2019 Predictions: How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love AI https://hackernoon.com/2019-predictions-how-we-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-ai-9073ba216f4

“This is your 1500ms latency in real life situations https://twitter.com/ivomagi/status/1067527108518383622

Flutter will change everything, and is an excellent choice for iOS development https://medium.com/coding-with-flutter/flutter-will-change-everything-and-apple-wont-do-anything-about-it-f495e7087802

Why Do Women Earn Less Than Men? Evidence from Bus and Train Operators [pdf] https://scholar.harvard.edu/files/bolotnyy/files/be_gendergap.pdf

Patreon has banned the accounts of several controversial public figures https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/qvqeev/crowdfunding-site-patreon-is-purging-far-right-figures

Show HN: Paper UX Materials https://jellyfish.network/