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UCLA asked faculty to consider declining to review for Elsevier journals

CenturyLink is blocking customer internet, saying Utah legislators told them to

Remote code execution vulnerability in SQLite

Why Segment Chose Go, GRPC, and Envoy to Build Their New Config API

Pytext: A natural language modeling framework based on PyTorch

Australian Gag Order Stokes Global Debate on Secrecy

Machine learning is gradually changing modern agricultural practices

Exploiting LaTeX with CVE-2018-17407 Is Hiring Inbound Account Managers and a Head of Inbound Sales (remote)

Catnip Immunity and Alternatives

Simulated Dendrochronology of US Immigration 1790-2016

9cc: A Small C Compiler

John Berkey and the Mechanical Planet

Going Head-To-Head: Scylla vs. Amazon DynamoDB

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder

An experiment in controlling how much of Scrabble is luck

FBI secretly collected data on Aaron Swartz earlier than was thought

Partitioned consensus and its impact on Spanner’s latency

The LLVM Compiler Infrastructure

The old gnews is dead

Backplane is shutting down

Facebook is Open-sourcing PyText for faster NLP development

Compiler Explorer

Laser-pointing system could help tiny satellites transmit data to Earth

Building a Ruby profiler [video]

Re: “‬How does writing CSS in JS make it any more maintainable?”

Show HN: Revealer – seed phrase visual encryption backup tool

Poland in the 80’s Through the Lens of French/Swiss Photographer Bruno Barbey

Tomasz Tunguz’s Favorite Books of 2018

$3k Bug Bounty – Twitter’s OAuth Mistakes

Chinese hi-tech researchers ‘told not to travel to US unless it’s essential’

Dr. Elon and Mr. Musk: Life Inside Tesla’s Production Hell

You Can Do It in SQL, Stop Writing Extra Code for That

No GPS? A DIY Radio Transmitter Can Help You Navigate

What is the .NET IL linker and what does it do?

Yanis Varoufakis: My plan for Europe can succeed where Macron and Piketty failed

Incrementally improving the performance of a Python script

Facebook has always sold data to advertisers, and it probably always will

Can a keto diet reverse diabetes?

Robinhood said to not be properly insured to offer checking and savings

Rare Datasets for Computer Vision Every Machine Learning Expert Must Work With

I made a cli example about the special OAuth 2.0 flow for native and mobile apps

Half of America hasn’t recovered from the last recession

The Pentagon Is Declassifying Lots of Info About What’s in Orbit

Health and Human Services department halts HIV research on fetal tissue concerns

U.S. Tech Giant Cloudflare Provides Cybersecurity for at Least 7 Terror Groups

How much damage can a malicious package do to a simple static site?

“I blame myself”: Retirement remains out of reach for millions of Americans

Tumblr’s NSFW castaways are flocking to these lifeboats as a ban looms

CIA venture arm In-Q-Tel invests in VR, AR intelligence, collaboration platform

NBA Partners with Amazon to Bring League Pass to Prime Video

Show HN: Vitriol – distributed, serverless publishing platform

Kevlin Henney – Procedural Programming: It’s Back? It Never Went Away

Introduction to Web Scraping with Python

The CIA as Economic Spy: The Misuse of U.S. Intelligence After the Cold War

Show HN: Weekly reports that list all key changes to competitors’ web sites

Show HN: Zhoo – Super simple chat in your browser

OpenJDK source has too many swear words

JavaScript growth and third parties

Army’s £113M recruitment website ’was 52 months late’