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Show HN: Bake – A modular build system and package manager for C/C++ https://www.github.com/SanderMertens/bake

Guesstimate – A Spreadsheet for things that aren’t certain https://www.getguesstimate.com/

Inter UI, a typeface designed for user interfaces https://rsms.me/inter/

A little-known C feature: Static array indices in parameter declarations (2013) https://hamberg.no/erlend/posts/2013-02-18-static-array-indices.html

Ibuprofen alters human testicular physiology to produce compensated hypogonadism https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29311296/

Spain will soon overtake Japan in life expectancy rankings https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/10/spain-is-about-to-overtake-japan-in-life-expectancy

The habit of habit engineering https://threader.app/thread/1078647576201703427

Make a Public Lab Spectrometer (2017) https://publiclab.org/wiki/economist

Harvard Physics Problem of the Week (2002-2004) https://www.physics.harvard.edu/academics/undergrad/problems

Gravitee: Open-Source API Gateway https://gravitee.io

A tilt of the head facilitates social engagement https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-12-tilt-social-engagement.html

Cyberattack from outside the U.S. hits newspapers across the country https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-times-delivery-breakdown-20181229-story.html

Some California beaches have been off-limits, but public outrage is changing https://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-hollister-ranch-settlement-20181228-story.html

Windows file access performance compared to Linux https://github.com/Microsoft/WSL/issues/873#issuecomment-425272829

Stop adding cancer-causing chemicals to our bacon, experts tell meat industry https://www.theguardian.com/food/2018/dec/29/nitrites-used-in-bacon-cured-meats-linked-to-cancer-experts-warn

The Void (Linux) distribution https://voidlinux.org/

Notes on how systemd’s job engine is structured and other related bits https://bl33pbl0p.github.io/systemd.html

How we built a non-blocking, RESTful API based on Vert.x and Kotlin/Coroutines https://medium.com/@jojolichtenberger/how-we-built-an-asynchronous-temporal-restful-api-based-on-vert-x-4570f681a3

Show HN: Fincher, a steganography tool for text https://github.com/maxfierke/fincher

Lighter Load: Laundry Detergents Shrink for Amazon https://www.apnews.com/64759004d2ef4c309cadc615581d5782

An introduction to Georg Cantor’s transfinite paradise https://medium.com/cantors-paradise/the-nature-of-infinity-and-beyond-a05c146df02c

How to Make a Crystal Radio – No Batteries, No External Power (2015) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XR9Uzy2RPM

The Muse (YC W12) Is Hiring a Director of Design and UX https://www.themuse.com/jobs/themuse/director-of-design-and-ux

An Introduction to Spacecraft Operations [video] https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9923-space_ops_101

The math’s not pretty on digital advertising’s future revenues? (2017) https://medium.com/s/which-half-is-wasted/googles-350-billion-haircut-fa1a0f33ace1

Lenny’s history and why he isn’t Creative Commons (2017) https://www.reddit.com/r/itslenny/comments/5lcfwq/lennys_history_why_he_isnt_creative_commons/

Quaternion modeling of the helical path for analysis of the DNA molecule [pdf] http://www.bionet.nsc.ru/vogis/download/04_Muterko.pdf

Yahoo Query Language will be retired on January 3 https://developer.yahoo.com/yql/

Dop: Distributed Object Protocol https://distributedobjectprotocol.org/

F-35 jet = case study in product market fit https://abe-winter.github.io/2018/12/29/f35-pmf.html

GitHub – jonatasbaldin/awesome-awesome-awesome: Awesome list of repositories https://github.com/jonatasbaldin/awesome-awesome-awesome

Show HN: Text Analysis API Demo https://www.summarizebot.com/text_api_demo.html

The Untold Story of the Grateful Dead’s Short-Lived Wall of Sound https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wnnayb/the-wall-of-sound

Attacking end-to-end email encryption [video] https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9463-attacking_end-to-end_email_encryption

Scott Adams’ Financial Advice (2014) https://www.mattcutts.com/blog/scott-adams-financial-advice/

Zawinski’s law: Every program expands until it can read mail https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamie_Zawinski#Principles

An Estonian company developing unmanned weaponized ground vehicles https://milremrobotics.com/

Truck owners are blocking Tesla Superchargers in ’ICE-ing’ protests https://www.businessinsider.com/truck-owners-are-blocking-tesla-superchargers-in-ice-ing-protests-2018-12

It is fast or it is wrong http://tonsky.me/blog/slow-wrong/

Why aren’t Angular and React as scalable as game engines? https://www.skuid.com/blog/why-arent-angular-and-react-as-scalable-as-game-engines/

Connected Components – The one Graph Algorithm you need to know https://mlwhiz.com/blog/2018/12/07/connected_components/

What Foods Are Banned in Europe but Not Banned in the U.S.? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/28/well/eat/food-additives-banned-europe-united-states.html

Meet the Bros of /r/WallStreetBets Who Lose Thousands of $ Day–And Brag About It http://time.com/money/5405922/wall-street-bets/

Pay for US truck drivers is ’unbelievably low’: Jetco CEO https://finance.yahoo.com/news/pay-us-truck-drivers-unbelievably-low-jetco-ceo-131613314.html

How to speed up the code review https://sergeyzhuk.me/2018/12/29/code_review/

Playable ZX Spectrum Game from Bandersnatch (Black Mirror) https://tuckersoft.net/ealing20541/nohzdyve/

How we built a non-blocking, RESTful API based on Vert.x and Kotlin/Coroutines https://medium.com/@jojolichtenberger/how-we-built-an-asynchronous-temporal-restful-api-based-on-vert-x-4570f681a3

The Ghost in the Machine: An AI Perspective on the Soul [video] https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-10030-the_ghost_in_the_machine

What happens when you try to send politically sensitive messages on WeChat https://qz.com/960948/what-happens-when-you-try-to-send-politically-sensitive-messages-on-wechat/

What Foods Are Banned in Europe but Not Banned in the U.S.? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/28/well/eat/food-additives-banned-europe-united-states.html

Should We All Be Taking ‘Irony Poisoning’ More Seriously? https://static.nytimes.com/email-content/INT_4981.html

Our universe: An expanding bubble in an extra dimension https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-12/uu-oua122818.php

How Netflix Gives All Its Engineers SSH Access to Instances in Production (2016) https://speakerdeck.com/rlewis/how-netflix-gives-all-its-engineers-ssh-access-to-instances-running-in-production

Show HN: Short-list of recommended tools, frameworks/languages https://github.com/karmakaze/lang-tools

Microorganisms That Eat Seaweed Can Create Biodegradable Plastic https://futurism.com/the-byte/bioplastic-microorganisms-eat-seaweed

Pop Music Is Stuck on Repeat – Colin Morris – TEDxPenn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tjFwcmHy5M

Show HN: New Machine Learning Library for PHP with Examples and Tutorials https://github.com/RubixML/RubixML

Show HN: 2018 Job Trends, based on WhoIsHiring – line graph https://juansierra.github.io/scrapenstat/

PayPal has permanently banned The Hacker News and hold funds for 180 days https://twitter.com/TheHackersNews/status/1078907851995860992

The ’Future Book’ Is Here, but It’s Not What We Expected https://www.wired.com/story/future-book-is-here-but-not-what-we-expected/

The Insane Battle to Sabotage a New Apartment Building in San Francisco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExgxwKnH8y4

Minimalism: How I Structure Code Quickly in C Without Getting Log-Jammed http://antongerdelan.net/blog/formatted/2018_03_08_how_i_write_code.html

SHOW HN: Drive-CLI~Get ability to access Google Drive without leaving terminal https://github.com/nurdtechie98/drive-cli

Machine Learning from scratch: Bare bones implementations in Python https://github.com/eriklindernoren/ML-From-Scratch

LSTM and RNN Tutorial with Stock/Bitcoin Time Series Prediction Code Example https://github.com/omerbsezer/LSTM_RNN_Tutorials_with_Stock_Prices_Prediction

Show HN: Quirky-ux – inject a website with some glitter and character http://dsalaj.com/quirky-ux/

BevMo payment breach affects thousands, with researchers pointing to Magecart https://www.cyberscoop.com/bevmo-online-payment-breach-ncr/