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Serverless Computing: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

DDR Type 2 Short-wave spy transmitter

Show HN: CHIP-8 console implemented in FPGA

Let There Be Light, and Thus, Time (2015) [video]

How McKinsey has helped raise the stature of authoritarian governments

An Introduction to Recursion Schemes (2014)

Why we suck at “solving wicked problems”

PG&E falsified gas pipeline records for years after deadly explosion

Busy Beavers, and the Quest for Big Numbers (2012)

Today is Esperanto Day – here’s why I learned it

Hubble finds far-away planet vanishing at record speed

Algol 68: A Retrospective

USGS Announces Largest Continuous Oil Assessment in Texas and New Mexico

William Blum, US Policy Critic Derided by NYT, Dies at 85

Interview with Evan You of Vue.js [audio]

A look at home routers, and a surprising bug in Linux/MIPS

Apple Computers Used to Be Built in the U.S. It Was a Mess

Storing unboxed trait objects in Rust

In Praise of APL: A Language for Lyrical Programming (1977)

Parrot Uses Alexa to Order Watermelon, Lightbulbs While Owner Is Out

The Inherent Instability of Disordered Systems

The Muse (YC W12) Is Hiring a Lead DevOps Engineer

The National Park Service Now Owns the Home Where Martin Luther King Jr Was Born

Baby Gene Edits Could Affect a Range of Traits

Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome: The ‘Little Professors’ (2008)

None of these faces are real. All made up by AIs

Show HN: A WebGL EWA Surface Splatting Renderer

Crash Chrome 70 with the SQLite Magellan Bug

China introduces ‘social’ punishments for scientific misconduct

Pictures from the Eastern Bloc in the 80s

The Restless Clock: In Defense of Lamarck (2016)

WebSharper: Full-stack, functional reactive web programming for .NET

Show HN: Software Stickers Co – Simple Software Funding

California commission finds PG&E falsified records for years

Want to Buy a House? This Is How Many Hours You Need to Work to Afford One

Soup-Salad-Sandwich Space

Removing a recursion in Python, part 1

Professor who knew Gates at Harvard: He was the smartest person I’ve ever met

Activision forced Al Lowe to cancel his Leisure Suit Larry source code auctions

Einstein’s most effective life hack wasn’t about productivity

Show HN: Pown Proxy – MITM web proxy with text ui

USB Killer, yours for $50, lets you easily fry almost every device

I’m Jonna Mendez, the Former Chief of Disguise for the CIA. Ask Me Anything

AMD 7nm EPYC “Rome” CPUs in Upcoming Finnish Supercomputer, 200,000 Cores Total

‘The Endless’ Is Masterful Low-Budget Sci-Fi

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

How the CIA Tricked the World’s Best Writers

To a man with an algorithm all things look like an advertising opportunity

Show HN: Wire RSS Reader

Launch HN: Software Buyer Council: Shape the Future of Software

Most Nazis escaped justice. Now Germany is racing to convict those who got away

How the CIA Trains Spies to Hide in Plain Sight

Applied Linear Algebra Textbook by Boyd and Vandenberghe

Robinhood will retool checking product following scrutiny