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At Blind, a security lapse revealed complaints from Silicon Valley employees

Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures Using Python

Coal plant sued for exposing Orlando communities to Polonium and carcinogens

FBI kicks some of the worst ‘DDoS for hire’ sites off the internet

The Last Secrets of Skull and Bones (1977)

The Mad Scramble to Claim the World’s Most Coveted Meteorite

Facebook Is Developing a Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp Transfers, Sources Say

Amazon Sends 1,700 Alexa Voice Recordings to a Random Person

Visualizing the History of Fugazi

Nevergrad: A Python library for performing derivative-free ML optimization

Two Intricate Calligraphy Pages from a 16-Century Manuscript Have Been Decoded

Mathematics in the 20th century – Sir Michael Atiyah [pdf]

Kong gateway reaches 1.0 GA, now supports service mesh

Comma2k19 – A dataset of over 33 hours of commute in California’s 280 highway

8bitworkshop IDE: Designing Hardware with Verilog

WhatsApp has an encrypted child porn problem

A free and open Indoor Navigation Service with superb accuracy

Show HN: Analysis of 2018 Hacker News “Who Is Hiring” Job Posts

Show HN: Mapping 11M points with Tile38 – Mapbox/Geonames

RFC 6896 – Secure Cookie Sessions for HTTP

Gatwick Airport: Drones ground flights

Convert JPG, PNG, GIF Files to PDF, SVG, EPS Vectors

Show HN: Coinboot – a framework for diskless computing

Rising Waters Are Drowning Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor

Corel confirms it has acquired virtualization specialist Parallels

Robespierre the Incorruptible, Robespierre the Daemonic (2014)

Social media password, search history could be required to buy firearm in NY

Grab is messing up OpenStreetMap data in Southeast Asia

Holistic specifications for robust code [video]

Fond Is Hiring Enterprise Sales Development Representative

Awesome Python Applications: 180+ case studies in shipping Python software

Show HN: Serverless Analytics Built from Scratch

Knowledge from small number of debates outperforms wisdom of large crowds (2017)

Survey: 1 In 4 Adults Checks Phone Less Than A Minute After Waking Up

Where Chicago Issues Parking Tickets and Who Pays for Them

Started with fanfare, Verizon’s Oath never stood a chance, ad execs say

Idiots with drones have shut down the UK’s second largest airport

Imperfect Forward Secrecy: How Diffie-Hellman Fails in Practice

Show HN: Unofficial Google Search Timeline Built with AMP

Max Planck Society Discontinues Agreement with Elsevier

Script to do instant MD5 collisions of any pair of PDFs

Global hack of MSPs affects Australian organisations

War Story – The Mystery of the Very Long GC Pauses in .NET Windows Service

Better security achieved with randomly generating biological encryption keys

How low can you go? Ultra low latency Java in the real world [video]

Slack closes account of an Iranian user living in Canada

Slack is banning some users with links to Iran even if they’ve left the country

Stanford professor: ‘The workplace is killing people and nobody cares’

Innocent New York man billed $4,600 for police rectal probe

Gatwick Airport: Drone sightings cause delays

Breaking Down San Francisco’s Car Break-In Epidemic

Sprout Social nabs $40.5M ($800M valuation) building social tools for businesses

Uber resumes testing self-driving cars nine months after deadly crash

Swarm Technologies settles illegal launch for $900k

How Math’s Most Famous Proof Nearly Broke (2015)

Catalog of Gradient Descent Optimization Algorithms

When Fortnite pwnd Google: the most overlooked story of the year

Show HN: ${envwarden} Manage your server secrets with Bitwarden

Canada says third citizen detained in China

Two Android apps used in combat by US troops contained severe vulnerabilities

China’s tech giants want to go global. Just one thing might stand in their way

The Truth About Aging in the Tech Industry

Army called in to help with London Gatwick airport drones problem

Show HN: Glowing Bear, a self-hosted web IRC front end for WeeChat

Justice Dept. charges Chinese nationals in ‘extensive’ global hacking campaign

Price-fixing lawsuit accuses nearly 20 drug co’s, a billionaire, and others

Fortnite keeps stealing dances – and no one knows if it’s illegal

Amoeboid solves np complete problem in linear time

AT&T is launching the US’ first 5G mobile network this Friday

Germany to ban some iPhone sales following Qualcomm patent case ruling

Amoeba finds approximate solutions to NP-hard problem in linear time

Technical Overview of FoundationDB – Evan Tschannen

Reid Hoffman reportedly funded Russian cyber tactics against Moore Senate race

Linux Mint 19.1: The better-than-ever Linux desktop

Gatwick airport disruption: military to be deployed as drone chaos continues

Show HN: RapidBay – torrent videostreaming service using Flask and VueJS

Fortnite teen hackers ’earning thousands of pounds a week’

Apple confirms some iPad Pros ship slightly bent, but says it’s normal

Travelers face chaos as drones shut London’s Gatwick airpo

Gatwick airport suspends flights after reports of drones over runway

Innocent man anesthetized, anal probed in Syracuse for “taunting” cops

Show HN: The complete SEO toolkit for improving your projects. (V3)

Contaminated hospital bed sheets might be a source of infections among patients

An introduction to Python and containers: 6 conference talks you may have missed

Slack ’bans users’ who have visited US sanctioned countries

It’s not over: Russia’s divisive Instagram memes are still racking up likes

Dear Developer, the Web Isn’t About You

The Green New Deal Is Good for the Planet–and the Democratic Party

The Cost of Living in Mark Zuckerberg’s Internet Empire