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LVC – Linear Verified Compiler https://www.ps.uni-saarland.de/~sdschn/LVC.html

Netflix stops paying the ‘Apple tax’ on its $853M in annual iOS revenue https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/31/netflix-stops-paying-the-apple-tax-on-its-853m-in-annual-ios-revenue/

Let’s Encrypt: Looking Forward to 2019 https://letsencrypt.org/2018/12/31/looking-forward-to-2019.html

Show HN: Snigl – Forth with Lisp in C https://gitlab.com/sifoo/snigl

Abusing Amazon‘s Look Inside feature to leak unreleased content https://justmaku.org/2018-06-19-amazon-leaking-ebooks

Found: A plane wreck that could solve a 50-year-old mystery http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-46624382

This clever AI hid data from its creators to cheat at its appointed task https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/31/this-clever-ai-hid-data-from-its-creators-to-cheat-at-its-appointed-task/

The Octal Small Form Pluggable (OSFP) implements 400Gb Ethernet https://osfpmsa.org/

An Idiot’s guide to Support vector machines (2015) [pdf] http://web.mit.edu/6.034/wwwbob/svm-notes-long-08.pdf

In Screening for Suicide Risk, Facebook Takes on Tricky Public Health Role https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/31/technology/facebook-suicide-screening-algorithm.html

Wielding Rocks and Knives, Arizonans Attack Self-Driving Cars https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/31/us/waymo-self-driving-cars-arizona-attacks.html

Show HN: OTPCL (Tcl-Flavored Erlang) https://bitbucket.org/YellowApple/otpcl

Phylogeny Explorer project https://phylogenyexplorerproject.com

The History of the Zeebo, Brazil’s First Videogame Console [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfXoAqYZlys

Show HN: Autumn – A macOS window manager for (Type|Java)Script hackers https://sephware.com

We are now half-way between the Y2K and the Year 2038 problem https://wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2038_problem

Graphviz – Graph Visualization Software http://www.graphviz.org/

IINA: The modern video player for macOS https://github.com/iina/iina

Leaders lose mental capacities, most notably for reading other people (2017) https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/07/power-causes-brain-damage/528711/

Even more fun with building and benchmarking Firefox with GCC and Clang http://hubicka.blogspot.com/2018/12/even-more-fun-with-building-and.html?m=1

A foreigner’s guide to WeChat payments in China http://blog.lerner.co.il/the-foreigners-guide-to-wechat-payments-in-china/

Show HN: An MS-DOS inspired web text editor https://github.com/jbreckmckye/dead-simple-text

What If Linus Torvalds Gets Hit by a Bus? (2000) https://www.crummy.com/writing/segfault.org/Bus.html

The Vimes Boots Theory: Further Reflections https://siderea.dreamwidth.org/1477942.html

Court rules universities may have duty to block websites that harass students https://reason.com/volokh/2018/12/19/universities-may-have-duty-to-block-stud

New Year’s Resolutions and the Science of Willpower (2015) http://nautil.us/blog/new-years-resolutions-and-the-science-of-willpower

Show HN: My new side project is live. It is city guide for best foods https://foodieadvice.com

React.js cheatsheet https://devhints.io/react

Daniel Kahneman says most people don’t really want to be happy https://qz.com/1503207/a-nobel-prize-winning-psychologist-defines-happiness-versus-satisfaction

Donations to arXiv https://arxiv.org/help/donate

The old guard of Mac indy apps has thrived for more than 25 years https://www.macworld.com/article/3327502/macs/mac-indy-apps-thrived-for-more-than-25-years.html

Show HN: tascii.io – a multiplayer ASCII character grid http://tascii.io

Project Cybersyn (1971-1973) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Cybersyn

Show HN: What CSS does your site actually need at launch? https://whatcss.info

FSF receives two major surprise end-of-year donations https://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/a-message-from-richard-m-stallman

Prosecutors say California utility PG&E could face murder charges for wildfires https://www.thisisinsider.com/california-utility-company-pge-could-face-charges-for-wildfires-2018-12

ADHD May Affect Certain Regions of Children’s Brains https://www.healthline.com/health-news/adhd-may-affect-certain-brain-regions-in-kids

Investors and entrepreneurs need to address the mental health crisis in startups https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/30/investors-and-entrepreneurs-need-to-address-the-mental-health-crisis-in-startup-culture/

California’s largest utility provider could face murder charges for wildfires https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/30/us/california-fires-pge-charges/index.html

Why Canada Will Bear the Brunt of the American War on Huawei https://thediplomat.com/2018/12/why-canada-will-bear-the-brunt-of-the-american-war-on-huawei/

Show HN: The Incremental Delaunay Triangulation: Visualized https://ameya98.github.io/GraphAlgorithmsVisualized/delaunay.js/

Adaptation decay has sucked the meaning out of “A Christmas Carol” https://twitter.com/kara_dreamer/status/1079428952223961088

Show HN: FaaStRuby (FaaS Platform) has 2 new runtimes: Ruby 2.6 and Crystal 0.27 https://faastruby.io/blog/faastruby-0-4-adds-support-for-ruby-2-6-0-and-crystal-0-27-0/

Notes on Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs https://lethain.com/notes-sicp/

Humble Book Bundle: Python 2019 by Packt https://www.humblebundle.com/books/python-packt-2019-books

Captivating algorithms: Recommender systems as traps https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1359183518820366?journalCode=mcua&

Most believe it’s incredibly cheap to save lives in the developing world (2017) https://80000hours.org/2017/05/most-people-report-believing-its-incredibly-cheap-to-save-lives-in-the-developing-world/

Google Wins Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition Technology https://futurism.com/google-wins-lawsuit-facial-recognition

A Super-Material You Can Make in Your Kitchen (Starlite?) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqR4_UoBIzY