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Cdecl – Turns English phrases into C declarations https://cdecl.org/

How to Start Learning Computer Graphics Programming https://erkaman.github.io/posts/beginner_computer_graphics.html

Show HN: Mkcert: valid HTTPS certificates for localhost https://blog.filippo.io/mkcert-valid-https-certificates-for-localhost/

The Overloaded Soldier: Why U.S. Infantry Now Carry More Weight Than Ever https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/research/a25644619/soldier-weight/

Hacker’s guide to Neural Networks (2012) http://karpathy.github.io/neuralnets/

Show HN: Trilium Notes – Scriptable note-taking application https://github.com/zadam/trilium

Kernel quality control, or the lack thereof https://lwn.net/Articles/774114/

How innovative is Clojure as a Lisp dialect from Lisp expert’s perspective? https://www.reddit.com/r/lisp/comments/acid7a/how_innovative_is_clojure_as_a_lisp_dialect_from/

A Critique of Standard ML (1992) [pdf] http://cs.princeton.edu/~appel/papers/critique.pdf

Show HN: Convert blog articles to high-quality audio https://websitevoice.com

Developments around Microservices, API Gateways, Kubernetes and Service Mesh https://glasnostic.com/blog/2018-review-predictions-microservices-api-gateways-kubernetes-service-mesh

Trying to deploy WPA3 on my home network https://gist.github.com/est31/d92d17acbb4ea152296f9b38764cd791

History of the Plan 9 kernel (1990 – 2003) https://github.com/0intro/9hist

Concrete blocks that once protected Britain https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-46348917

Everything – Locate files and folders by name instantly on Windows https://www.voidtools.com/

Do Not Use Task Manager for Memory Info https://mahdytech.com/2019/01/05/task-manager-memory-info/

EasyPost Is Hiring – Build Logistics for the Fortune 10 https://www.easypost.com/jobs

Why is Maxwell’s theory so hard to understand? (2007) [pdf] http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/tong/em/dyson.pdf

Netheads vs. Bellheads (1996) https://www.wired.com/1996/10/atm-3/

Why I’m in Love with .Net Core – Future of .Net Core 2019 https://codinginfinite.com/love-top-futures-net-core-2019-future/

Pliocene and Eocene provide best analogs for near-future climates https://www.pnas.org/content/115/52/13288

Engineering Security (2014) [pdf] https://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/book.pdf

HyveMind: Election Infrastructure on the Blockchain [pdf] http://freepdfhosting.com/408e68e786.pdf

Dive into Deep Learning: Berkeley Course http://d2l.ai/chapter_introduction/index.html

Introduction to Dart VM https://mrale.ph/dartvm/

Threema – Seriously secure messaging https://threema.ch/en

Tinyalloc: replacement for malloc/free in unmanaged, linear memory situations https://github.com/thi-ng/tinyalloc

The Verified CakeML Compiler Back End [pdf] https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~yongkiat/files/cakeml-jfp.pdf

A Comprehensive Survey on Graph Neural Networks (2019) https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.00596

A growing body of evidence links Parkinson‘s to the gastrointestinal tract https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/does-parkinsons-begin-in-the-gut/

The Sounds That Haunted US Diplomats in Cuba? Lovelorn Crickets, Scientists Say https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/04/science/sonic-attack-cuba-crickets.html

Study: number of Monarch butterflies in California falls 86% in a single year https://www.seattlepi.com/science/article/monarch-butterflies-california-extinct-decline-13507308.php

Apple’s China Warning “Deflects Deeper Problems” for Firm https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46743472

Show HN: I made this to get up on time, or do good https://getupordie.com/

Radiation-hardened quine (2014) https://github.com/mame/radiation-hardened-quine

Traffic deaths in New York dropped to 200 in 2018, the lowest level in a century https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/01/nyregion/traffic-deaths-decrease-nyc.html

In Its First Decades, the United States Nurtured Schoolgirl Mapmakers https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/early-american-schoolgirl-maps

Empathy and Failures of Democracies https://mebassett.info/empathy-failures-democracy.html

FiveThirtyEight’s Data https://data.fivethirtyeight.com/

Download Hundreds of Japanese Fireworks Illustrations from the 1800s https://mymodernmet.com/japanese-fireworks-illustration-jinta-hirayama

Single C file TLS 1.2/1.3 implementation using tomcrypt https://github.com/eduardsui/tlse

Skipper – An HTTP router and reverse proxy for service composition https://github.com/zalando/skipper

DARPA’s New Self-Guided Bullets Turn in Mid-Flight Following Their Target (2016) https://futurism.com/wanteds-curved-bullet-now-a-reality

Hidden area in Legend of Zelda that 30 years later one player finally opened https://www.businessinsider.de/the-legend-of-zelda-secret-world-video-2019-1

Netflix put out 90,000 minutes of original series, movies in 2018 https://qz.com/1505030/keeping-up-with-netflix-originals-is-basically-a-part-time-job-now/

Would you still pick Elixir in 2019? https://github.com/dwyl/learn-elixir/issues/102

Vinyl and Cassette Sales Continued to Grow Last Year http://fortune.com/2019/01/06/vinyl-cassette-sales-2018-growth/

The Folly of Hiring Winners and Firing Losers https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3099723

Class of 2019: artists and writers whose works have entered the public domain https://publicdomainreview.org/collections/class-of-2019/

Show HN: Founder Stuff – A webpage for founders https://founderstuff.xyz

Vespa, a 72-Year-Old Italian Star Barely Showing Its Age https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/27/business/vespa-scooters-resale-values.html

C programmers with Mac experience wanted for revival of Eudora eMail client https://www.reddit.com/r/opensource/comments/ad27vg/help_wanted_c_programmers_with_mac_experience/

The informal governance provided by leaks and whistleblowers https://threader.app/thread/1081622369746198528

What I Learned from Working 32 Hours a Week https://spin.atomicobject.com/2019/01/04/32-hours-lessons/

Fantastically Wrong: The Imaginary Radiation That Ruined Its ‘Discoverer’ https://www.wired.com/2014/09/fantastically-wrong-n-rays/

Tesla owner says Autopilot automatically regained control after slide-video https://electrek.co/2019/01/05/tesla-autopilot-control-sliding-ice-video/

Apple took out a CES ad to troll its competitors over privacy https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/05/apple-ces-2019-privacy-advertising/

Show HN: React Central State – A super easy to use react global state https://github.com/GreenStage/react-central-state

Risch Algorithm – An Algorithm for Indefinite Integration https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risch_algorithm

What America can learn from the fall of the Roman republic https://www.vox.com/2019/1/1/18139787/rome-decline-america-edward-watts-mortal-republic

Strategy – Alibaba and the Future of Business https://hbr.org/2018/09/alibaba-and-the-future-of-business#comment-section

We’re All Just Starting to Realize the Power of Personal Data http://www.wired.com/story/2018-power-of-personal-data/

Show HN: Sofloo – A generative art algorithm built into a t shirt https://sofloo.com

4 Most Remarkable Shortcomings of Apple Watch Series 4 (e.g., why I returned it) https://blog.pardner.com/2019/01/4-most-remarkable-shortcomings-of-apple-watch-series-4-e-g-why-i-returned-it/

21 Rules of Thumb for Managing Software People and Teams http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1984066

Python-prompt-toolkit: build powerful interactive command line apps https://github.com/prompt-toolkit/python-prompt-toolkit

Record low numbers of millennials think buying a home is a good investment https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/23/record-low-numbers-of-millennials-think-a-home-is-a-good-investment.html

Show HN: Making command line interactions fun in any python app https://github.com/tmbo/questionary

Show HN: Awe - Dynamic web based reports/dashboards in Python https://github.com/dankilman/awe

Show HN: Fallgate – A tiny game built in TypeScript https://mbforbes.github.io/fallgate

Google’s new SMS and call permission policy is crippling apps used by millions https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/05/googles-new-sms-and-call-permission-policy-is-crippling-apps-used-by-millions/

The Birth and Death of Privacy: 3,000 Years of History Told Through 46 Images https://medium.com/the-ferenstein-wire/the-birth-and-death-of-privacy-3-000-years-of-history-in-50-images-614c26059e

The best data visualization in 2018, according to data visualization experts https://qz.com/1513260/the-best-data-visualization-in-2018-according-to-data-visualization-experts/