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50 CVEs in 50 Days: Fuzzing Adobe Reader https://research.checkpoint.com/50-adobe-cves-in-50-days/

The Waterfall methodology was a historic accident and they knew it http://beza1e1.tuxen.de/waterfall.html

Archive.org donations are currently matched by a generous supporter 2-to-1 https://archive.org/donate/

Puzzle-solving ’doesn’t slow down mental decline in older people’ https://www.nhs.uk/news/older-people/puzzle-solving-doesnt-slow-down-mental-decline-older-people/

Why Do React Hooks Rely on Call Order? https://overreacted.io/why-do-hooks-rely-on-call-order/

Two abandoned Soviet space shuttles left in the Kazakh steppe (2017) http://edition.cnn.com/style/article/baikonur-buran-soviet-space-shuttle/index.html

Comprehensive and biased comparison of OpenBSD and FreeBSD (2017) [pdf] https://www.bsdfrog.org/pub/events/my_bsd_sucks_less_than_yours-AsiaBSDCon2017-paper.pdf

How to do with probabilities what people say you can’t (1985) [pdf] https://ftp.cs.ucla.edu/pub/stat_ser/r49.pdf

Growth Ranker – Top-growing products on Indie Hackers https://www.growthranker.com

Show HN: Free and open-source home for art made with code https://shadergif.com/

Why should I have written ZeroMQ in C, not C++ (2012) http://250bpm.com/blog:4

Internet Search Tips https://www.gwern.net/Search

Quantum theory cannot consistently describe the use of itself https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05739-8

In Praise of the Long and Complicated Sentence https://lithub.com/in-praise-of-the-long-and-complicated-sentence/

Response to ’Reasons why Lisp games suffer’ http://techsnuffle.com/2018/12/07/reasons-why-lisp-games-suffer-corrections

Why Chinese Is So Damn Hard (1992) http://www.pinyin.info/readings/texts/moser.html

An open letter to FB, Twitter, Instagram regarding algorithms and my son’s birth https://twitter.com/gbrockell/status/1072589687489998848

Taylor Swift tracked stalkers with facial recognition tech at her concert https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/12/18137984/taylor-swift-facial-recognition-tech-concert-attendees-stalkers

Optician Sans – A free font based on the historical eye charts https://optician-sans.com/

Math Lingo vs. Plain English: Double Entendre (1997) http://www.cut-the-knot.org/language/hersh.shtml

An Open Source Tool for Scaling Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning https://bair.berkeley.edu/blog/2018/12/12/rllib/

Grafana Loki – Like Prometheus, but for logs https://github.com/grafana/loki

Second Canadian ’missing’ in China https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-46548614

After losing half its value, Nvidia faces reckoning https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/12/nvidia-perfect-storm/

The Stony Brook Algorithm Repository http://algorist.com/algorist.html

Google transferred ownership of Duck.com to DuckDuckGo https://www.namepros.com/blog/confirmed-duck-com-transfers-to-duckduckgo.1113728/

Show HN: Strength News – An HN-inspired website for sport and gym enthusiasts https://www.strengthnws.com

No hospital, just an emergency ‘department’. They’re popping up all over https://www.tampabay.com/health/no-hospital-just-an-emergency-department-theyre-popping-up-all-over-20181210/

Archiving C64 Tapes Correctly https://www.pagetable.com/?p=1002

The Search for the “perfect” Advent Calendar (involves Python and Processing) https://blog.jgc.org/2018/12/the-search-for-perfect-advent-calendar.html

Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies aged 93 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46539934

Asking the right question is more important than getting the right answer https://lemire.me/blog/2018/12/06/asking-the-right-question-is-more-important-than-getting-the-right-answer/

Women Who Code Moves Global HQ from SF to Atlanta with Help from Home Depot https://hypepotamus.com/news/women-who-code-moves-hq-atlanta/

New Aphex Twin track remixes https://aphextwin.warp.net/tracks

Android Open Source Project Now Includes the Fuchsia SDK and a Fuchsia ‘device’ https://9to5google.com/2018/12/11/aosp-fuchsia-sdk-device/

Ways of seeing (1972) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pDE4VX_9Kk

Selected free resources for developers and designers https://yakut.org/resources

Yggdrasil: End-To-end Encrypted IPv6 Networking https://yggdrasil-network.github.io

A thousand pounds of dynamite (2017) https://magazine.atavist.com/a-thousand-pounds-of-dynamite

Runbox 7 Webmail App Is Now Open Source https://blog.runbox.com/2018/12/runbox-7-is-going-open-source/

The Dark Side of the ForSSHe // a Landscape of OpenSSH Backdoors [pdf] https://www.welivesecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/ESET-The_Dark_Side_of_the_ForSSHe.pdf

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/

Visual Studio Code 1.30 Released https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_30

Intel Unveils a Groundbreaking Way to Make 3D Chips https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/12/intel-foverus-3d-chip/

Fears over sensitive US military data in commercial cloud https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46489689

WorkflowCI – IFTTT for developers https://www.workflowci.com

Phoenix.LiveView: Interactive, Real-Time Apps. No Need to Write JavaScript https://dockyard.com/blog/2018/12/12/phoenix-liveview-interactive-real-time-apps-no-need-to-write-javascript

Dracula ants possess fastest known animal appendage: The snap-jaw https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-12/uoia-dap120618.php

Apple Job Listing Points to In-House Cellular Modem Bypassing Qualcomm, Intel https://hothardware.com/news/apple-job-listing-cellular-modem-qualcomm-and-intel#a2GJ02Xi1jseUvSZ.02

Tomorrow Never Knows – Detroit Urban Farmer Fears Development May Push Him Out https://www.freep.com/in-depth/news/columnists/john-carlisle/2018/12/12/north-corktown-urban-farmer/2141940002/

Get Women and Minorities Hired, Don’t Just Mentor Them – DEV Community ‍‍ https://dev.to/katiekodes/get-women--minorities-hired-dont-just-mentor-them-62b

In NC election fraud case, witness says operative held onto 800 absentee ballots https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/n-c-election-fraud-case-witness-says-operative-held-800-n946831

An open letter to social media companies regarding algorithms and my son’s birth https://twitter.com/gbrockell/status/1072589687489998848

Quadriplegic student walks across stage at college graduation using exoskeleton https://www.cbsnews.com/news/quadriplegic-college-student-walks-across-stage-at-graduation-using-exoskeleton/

Facebook was aware that tracking who people call/text is creepy but it continued https://gizmodo.com/facebook-was-fully-aware-that-tracking-who-people-call-1830884585

OpenStreetMap reversed DWG decision on Crimea complaint https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2018-December/081781.html

How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/11/us/overdoses-youtube-opioids-drugs.html

Science photos of the year https://vis.sciencemag.org/photosof2018/

“Baby, It’s Cold Ou” played a pivotal role in the rise of Islamic fundamentalism https://qz.com/1491525/baby-its-cold-outside-and-the-rise-of-islamic-fundamentalism/

Show HN: Moment – Customer support by livechat, email, videocall, session rewind https://www.momentcrm.com

Russian cosmonauts spend nearly eight hours cutting into their spacecraft https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/12/russian-cosmonauts-spend-nearly-eight-hours-cutting-into-their-spacecraft/

What Bodies Think About: Bioelectric Computation Outside the Nervous System https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjD1aLm4Thg

Is It Possible to Have a Company with No Office Politics? https://daedtech.com/company-no-office-politics/

500-year-old skeleton still wearing thigh-high boots found in London river https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/04/health/london-skeleton-thames-boots-scli-gbr-intl/index.html