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New York Sky Turns Bright Blue After Transformer Explosion https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/27/nyregion/blue-sky-queens-explosion.html

Best Paper Awards in Computer Science since 1996 https://jeffhuang.com/best_paper_awards.html

Do Developers Understand IEEE Floating Point? [pdf] http://pdinda.org/Papers/ipdps18.pdf

Facebook’s Secret Rulebook for Global Political Speech https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/27/world/facebook-moderators.html

Liquid: Vim and Emacs-inspired editor written in Clojure https://github.com/mogenslund/liquid/blob/master/README.md

LibreSilicon: Decentralizing semiconductor manufacturing [video] https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9410-libresilicon

Great Wall Motor unveils $8,680 electric urban car with nearly 200-mile range https://electrek.co/2018/12/27/great-wall-motor-ora-r1-all-electric-urban-car/amp/

ULID: Universally Unique Lexicographically Sortable Identifier https://github.com/ulid/spec

AirPods get stuck in low-quality 16 kHz audio mode when starting a VM https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2018/airpods-get-stuck-low-quality-16-khz-audio-mode-when-starting-vm

Orphaned currency: the odd case of Somali shillings https://jpkoning.blogspot.com/2013/03/orphaned-currency-odd-case-of-somali.html

Kanren - Logic Programming in Python https://github.com/logpy/logpy

Hacking the most popular cryptocurrency hardware wallets https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9563-wallet_fail

One year into legal pot sales California doesn’t have expected bustling industry https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-marijuana-year-anniversary-review-20181227-story.html

Home Assistant Data Science https://data.home-assistant.io/

Multiparty Session C: Safe Parallel Programming with Message Optimisation https://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~cn06/pub/2012/sessionc/

Feathers and Fur Fly Over Pterosaur Fossil Finding https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/17/science/pterosaur-feathers-fur.html

Why I Don’t Want to Live in Silicon Valley https://www.yegor256.com/2018/12/18/silicon-valley-criticism.html

Daniel Kahneman on Cutting Through the Noise [audio] http://cowenconvos.libsyn.com/daniel-kahneman-on-x-y-z

Seeing Theory: A visual introduction to probability and statistics (2017) https://seeing-theory.brown.edu/index.html

Online Tracking: A 1M-site Measurement and Analysis [pdf] http://randomwalker.info/publications/OpenWPM_1_million_site_tracking_measurement.pdf

The Social Credit System in China [video] https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9904-the_social_credit_system

Powerful Photos of Life in the Old Glasgow Tenement Blocks – 1969-72 https://flashbak.com/powerful-photos-of-glasgow-slums-1969-72-54283/

Winnipeg ‘chocolategate’: Does a box of treats come with strings attached? https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-winnipeg-chocolategate-does-a-box-of-treats-come-with-strings/

Security flaws let anyone snoop on Guardzilla smart camera video recordings https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/27/guardzilla-security-camera-flaws/

Users report losing Bitcoin in clever hack of Electrum wallets https://www.zdnet.com/article/users-report-losing-bitcoin-in-clever-hack-of-electrum-wallets/

Liquid DSP – Software-Defined Radio Digital Signal Processing Library https://github.com/jgaeddert/liquid-dsp

Detecting GPS Jammers in Augmented Reality https://www.rtl-sdr.com/detecting-gps-jammers-in-augmented-reality/

NCC: 64-bit C compiler (and preprocessor, assembler, linker, etc.) for AMD64 https://github.com/gnuless/ncc#readme

What Kagglers Are Using for Text Classification https://mlwhiz.com/blog/2018/12/17/text_classification/

Public access Linux system: Your non-profit shell provider since 2002 https://freeshell.de/

Halide: a language for fast, portable computation on images and tensors http://halide-lang.org

Vermont’s Remote Worker Grant Program https://www.thinkvermont.com/remote-worker-grant-program/

Atlas of the Far Side of the Moon (1961) https://archive.org/details/nasa_techdoc_19620000170

Compromising online accounts by cracking voicemail systems https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9383-compromising_online_accounts_by_cracking_voicemail_systems

35th Chaos Communication Congress Live Streams https://streaming.media.ccc.de/35c3/

Folding polyhedron sampler enables easy capture of delicate underwater organisms https://wyss.harvard.edu/studying-aliens-of-the-deep/

The Now Habit (2015) https://www.2uo.de/the-now-habit

Jerry (YC S17) Is Hiring Senior Software Developers in Montréal https://www.workable.com/j/34A79C5205

Non-technical founder? Learn to hack (2013) http://blog.samaltman.com/non-technical-founder-learn-to-hack

Fast and accurate object detection in high resolution 4K and 8K video using GPUs https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.10551

Finite of sense and infinite of thought [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_nPnURW6BU

Athletes Don’t Own Their Tattoos – a Problem for Video Game Developers https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/27/style/tattoos-video-games.html

Racklog: Prolog Style Logic Programming [pdf] https://plt.eecs.northwestern.edu/snapshots/current/pdf-doc/racklog.pdf

A Tribute to Euler (2008) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtkX18dU2_U

IBM‘s Project Debater does debate club-style discussions with humans https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/18/17477686/ibm-project-debater-ai

Flute: RISC-V CPU, simple 5-stage in-order pipeline https://github.com/bluespec/Flute

The impact of homelessness and the opioid crisis on San Francisco streets https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/27/health/drug-use-san-francisco-streets/index.html

Show HN: A signed arbitrary precision integer arithmetic library https://github.com/Sayan98/infinity

How to break the most popular cryptocurrency hardware wallets https://wallet.fail/

Japan to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-46682976

What I Learned About Upwork from a Bumbling Scammer https://mtlynch.io/upwork-scammer/

Largest Ever Clinical Study on Vitamin D Shows We’re Wrong About Crucial Benefit https://www.sciencealert.com/largest-ever-clinical-study-on-vitamin-d-shows-we-re-wrong-about-a-crucial-benefit

Larry Eisenberg, 99, Dead; His Limericks Were Very Well Read https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/26/obituaries/larry-eisenberg-dead.html

Samsung’s 2019 TVs can remotely access your PC https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/27/samsung-2019-smart-tvs-remote-access/

The History of the Marshfield Mummers https://knightstoves.wordpress.com/history/

GNU’s Framework for Secure Peer-To-Peer Networking https://gnunet.org

5 Signs Your Product Has Outgrown Its UX: The Little Black Dress https://www.sitepen.com/blog/2018/11/05/outgrown-ux-little-black-dress

Chrome Dev: we’d rather you use another browser than an old version of Chrome https://www.reddit.com/r/chrome/comments/a3xj2q/is_there_still_a_way_to_bring_back_the_old_design/ebch4xm/

Show HN: Chronicler: Offline-first web browser https://github.com/CGamesPlay/chronicler

When Can a Distributed Ledger Replace a Trusted Third Party? https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.10929

‘Learning to relax can be life-changing’: how to find your comfort zone https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/dec/26/relax-life-changing-how-to-find-comfort-zone

Frenchman to float across the Atlantic – in a barrel https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/27/europe/barrel-atlantic-crossing-scli-intl/index.html

How to recruit PhD students when industry pays so much more? https://academia.stackexchange.com/q/111779/746

Show HN: ThemesForApp – Free landing page templates for startup https://themesfor.app/?ref=HN

It’s all fake: WP AdTech Director describes adtech industry https://twitter.com/Chronotope/status/1078003966863200256

To hold Facebook accountable, stop calling it a tech company https://edition.cnn.com/2018/12/15/perspectives/facebook-regulation-tech-company/index.html

Ex-tech worker finds higher calling than coding, opens Silicon Valley church http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/amp/Not-your-average-startup-Coder-launches-a-church-13490583.php