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“Diagram of All Space and Time” by Carl Sagan (1960s?)

Michael Seibel on Leadership Attributes in Successful Startup Leaders

For-Profit College Chain Closes, Shutting Out Nearly 20,000 Students

Comixify: Transform video into a comics

One Codex is hiring a senior front-end engineer – Genomics, data viz, React

Does Australia’s access and assistance law impact 1Password?

Compiz: Ubuntu Desktop’s little known best friend

Harvard Quietly Amasses California Vineyards and the Water Underneath

Grasp2Vec: Learning Object Representations from Self-Supervised Grasping

People who disagree aren’t trying to make things complex

I was a senior VP of tech at Starwood: here’s my take on the guest data breach

Marriott Data Breach Traced to Chinese Hackers, US Readies Crackdown on Beijing

Songcraft Beta – A songwriting tool and guitar tab builder

Benchmarks for Startup Spend and Cash Burn

First release of dav1d, the AV1 decoder

Show HN: Debucsser, CSS debugging made easy

Maya Angelou’s cookbooks are a rich part of her literary legacy

The Cube Rule of Food Identification

Show HN: Egeria, a multidimensional spreadsheet for everybody

Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water Protections

Securing Your Site Like It’s 1999

Transfer learning in low-data environments with FloydHub,, and PyTorch

Why I’m usually unnerved when modern SSDs die on us

Keydown event doesn’t fire on iOS when arrow keys pressed on external keyboard

Twenty Years of Open Source Erlang: A Retrospective from the trenches

No suspicious package or device found after scare at Facebook in Menlo Park

Former Canadian Diplomat Disappears in China, Adding to Tensions

How the Dreamcast Copy Protection Was Defeated

Go 2 Error Values draft implementation – planned for v1.13

To detect new odors, fruit fly brains improve on a well-known computer algorithm

Hoard: Distributed Data Caching System to Accelerate Deep Learning Training

’Dying All Tensed-Up’: 30 Years Since the Troubled Secret Mission of STS-27

Linux Kernel Developers Discuss Dropping X32 Support

Incidence of Dementia Over Three Decades in the Framingham Heart Study

We need open source smartphones now more than ever

Poor people should get slower internet speeds, American ISPs tell FCC

Amazon, Amid Crackdown on Seller Scams, Fires Employees Over Data Leak

US Border Officers Don’t Always Delete Collected Traveler Data

Leaked audio reveals Google lobbying to conservatives

Show HN: Simple tool to upload and paste URL’s to screenshots and files

Google Fusion Tables Shutting Down

RefactoringUI Book

Evelyn Berezin, 93, Dies; Built the First True Word Processor

Verizon says its media brand including Yahoo and AOL is essentially worthless

The MAD Computer Program

Memristors for Curious Outsiders

ICSREF: A Framework for Automated Reverse Engineering of ICS Binaries

OpenStreetMap Foundation silently sides with Russia?

Undercover Cells: New Estimate of the Microbes Beneath the Continents

An Open Letter Regarding Algorithms and My Son’s Birth

The Found Footage That Provides a Whole New Look at the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

AMD 7nm Zen 2 and Navi Supply Should Be Plentiful from Underutilized TSMC

Ulay Remembers the Crime of a Lifetime 40 Years Later (2016)

Goodbye FastMail: Aussie government undermining trust in tech companies

Xkcd: The General Problem

A bug in Microsoft’s login system made it easy to hijack anyone’s Office account

Winners of the 2018 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

Deno, a New Server-Side Runtime by Ryan Dahl

Uber exec in March: “we shouldn’t be hitting things every 15,000 miles”

Australia’s horrific new encryption law likely to obliterate its tech scene

IRS Gutted: Good news for the wealthy

Mapping Service Blurs Out Military Bases, but Accidentally Locates Secret Ones

Ex-Canadian Diplomat Michael Kovrig Detained in China

Show HN: Stig – A CLI tool for searching GitHub from the terminal

Auto Layout in iOS: A Comprehensive 7 Steps Roadmap

Show HN: Stock Market Forecast Based on Most Similar Historical Patterns

Powerful computer vision datasets for ML researchers

Vinod Khosla is willing to litigate California’s coast for the rest of his life

The Empress of Facebook: My Befuddling Dinner with Sheryl Sandberg

50 years ago, ’the mother of all demos’ foretold our tech future

Show HN: Spotify – now playing information and playback control from menu bar

Millennials Didn’t Kill the Economy. The Economy Killed Millennials

Pijul: distributed version control system based on a sound theory of patches

Python machine learning notebooks for beginners and experts