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Voltaire’s Luck: The French Philosopher Outsmarts the Lottery https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/luck/voltaires-luck

An Eve Online corporation has been hit with a GDPR request from an ex-member https://massivelyop.com/2019/01/05/an-eve-online-corporation-has-been-hit-with-a-gdpr-request-from-an-ex-member/

Unprovability comes to machine learning https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00012-4

SQLer – Turn Your SQL queries into RESTful APIs without any programming language https://github.com/alash3al/sqler

China’s Nreal raises $15M to shrink augmented headsets to size of sunglasses https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/08/chinas-nreal-raises-15m-to-shrink-augmented-headsets-to-size-of-sunglasses/

Scale AI is hiring engineers to accelerate the development of AI https://www.scaleapi.com/about#jobs

Why I Am Not an Austrian Economist http://econfaculty.gmu.edu/bcaplan/whyaust.htm

Node-Red – Flow-Based Programming for the Internet of Things https://nodered.org/

Cancer Progress: Much More Than You Wanted To Know (2018) https://slatestarcodex.com/2018/08/01/cancer-progress-much-more-than-you-wanted-to-know/

No Tuition, but You Pay a Percentage of Your Income if You Find a Job https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/08/business/dealbook/education-student-loans-lambda-schools.html

Just a few drinks can change how memories are formed https://news.brown.edu/articles/2018/10/alcohol

A step-by-step guide to building a simple chess AI (2017) https://medium.freecodecamp.org/simple-chess-ai-step-by-step-1d55a9266977

Gauss’s Principle of Least Constraint (2017) http://preetum.nakkiran.org/misc/gauss/

A Python cross-version decompiler https://github.com/rocky/python-uncompyle6

Yelp claims Chicago area’s best restaurant is 40 miles away in Waukegan https://www.chicagotribune.com/dining/ct-food-yelp-top-100-restaurants-chicago-20190108-story.html

The dangers of streaming across versions of glibc: A cautionary tale (2014) https://www.postgresql.org/message-id/flat/BA6132ED-1F6B-4A0B-AC22-81278F5AB81E%40tripadvisor.com

Drone Sighting Halts Departures at Heathrow Airport https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/08/world/europe/heathrow-drone-sighting.html

Complete guide to GDPR compliance https://gdpr.eu/

Structuring spreadsheets with the “lish” data model (2017) https://oro.open.ac.uk/50150

’Silicon cowboys’: The underdog story of personal computing (2016) [audio] https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-10-01/silicon-cowboys-underdog-story-personal-computing

Maze-solving algorithm implemented in sed https://devpost.com/software/sed-pathfinder

Lazarus 2.0 RC3 – Delphi-compatible cross-platform IDE http://forum.lazarus-ide.org/index.php/topic,43665.0.html

Exploring the effect of microdosing psychedelics on creativity https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00213-018-5049-7

Laws of Tech: Commoditize Your Complement (2018) https://www.gwern.net/Complement

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

A website dedicated to sharing bird sounds from all over the world https://www.xeno-canto.org

Chronas – an interactive history map https://chronas.org

Best of Show: PDP-7 and PDP-11/40 emulation https://www.ioccc.org/2018/mills/hint.html

Coolest Things I Learned in 2018 http://www.perell.com/blog/coolest-things-2018

Track daily tasks using Google Assistant, IFTTT and Spreadsheet https://www.mathieupassenaud.fr/task-tracker/

Meat-free ’Impossible Burger 2.0’ tastes even closer to the real deal https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/07/impossible-burger-2/

Show HN: A Course on Deep Learning Using Google’s TensorFlow https://github.com/astorfi/TensorFlow-World#5

Machine learning leads mathematicians to unsolvable problem https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00083-3

U.S. Carbon Pollution Surged in 2018, After Years of Stasis https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/01/us-carbon-pollution-rose-2018/577549/

Lionsgate copyright claims over reviews by YouTuber AngryJoeShow [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diyZ_Kzy1P8

Human spatial memory is made up of numerous individual maps (2016) http://maxplanck.nautil.us/article/351/orientation-without-a-master-plan

Relational inductive biases, deep learning, and graph networks https://blog.acolyer.org/2018/09/19/relational-inductive-biases-deep-learning-and-graph-networks/

Show HN: Graphite Publishing – A decentralized, user owned blogging platform https://publishing.graphitedocs.com

Using the New AWS Secrets Manager for Serverless https://spiegelmock.com/2019/01/08/making-use-of-aws-secrets-manager/

Wired in 1997: Eastern European Math High School and Virus Exchange BBS https://www.wired.com/1997/11/heartof/

A YubiKey for iOS Will Soon Free Your iPhone from Passwords https://www.wired.com/story/yubikey-lightning-ios-authentication-passwords/

When Boz Came to Town: Remembering Charles Dickens’s First Visit to New York https://www.city-journal.org/charles-dickens-first-visit-to-new-york

How to make sure your talk doesn’t suck (2011) [pdf] http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/tong/talks/talk.pdf

Going Off the Rails: A Brief History of Interactive Storytelling https://blog.vrv.co/kdennison/5225/going-off-the-rails-a-brief-history-of-interactive-storytelling/

Direct3D team office has a Wall of GPU History https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/directx/2019/01/07/wall-of-gpu-history/

The Shutdown Shows Just How Vital Government Scientists Are https://www.wired.com/story/the-shutdown-shows-just-how-vital-government-scientists-are/

KDE is considering a migration to GitLab https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/issues/53206

AT&T gets burned by rivals over its fake 5G network https://www.engadget.com/amp/2019/01/08/verizon-t-mobile-burn-att-fake-5g/

Software developer tops list of U.S. News and World Report’s annual best jobs https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/01/08/software-developer-tops-list-u-s-news-best-jobs-2019-rankings/2471576002/

Something Twice the Size of Earth Slammed into Uranus and Knocked It Over (2018) https://www.technology.org/2018/12/31/something-twice-the-size-of-earth-slammed-into-uranus-and-knocked-it-over-on-its-side/

Bill Gates warns that nobody is paying attention to gene editing https://www.businessinsider.com/bill-gates-says-gene-editing-raises-ethical-questions-2019-1

Open-source and crowd-sourced book listing https://mustread.tech

Measuring devices from the time of Stonehenge (2018) https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17498430.2018.1555927

Tim Cook: ’Apple’s Most Important Contribution to Mankind’ Will Be in Health https://www.macrumors.com/2019/01/08/cook-apple-health-most-important-contribution-to-mankind/

How to Slow Down to Go Faster Than Ever in Software Development https://www.infoq.com/articles/slow-down-go-faster

Doordash substitutes tips for the driver delivery pay https://notipdoordash.com/

4K OLED comes to Dell’s 15-inch XPS, Alienware and G laptops https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/08/dell-4k-oled-xps-alienware/

How Corning Makes Super-Pure Glass for Fiber-Optic Cable https://www.wired.com/story/corning-pure-glass-fiber-optic-cable/

Show HN: The React Handbook https://reacthandbook.com

How we achieve +65% YoY growth by ignoring conventional startup advice https://medium.com/swlh/how-we-achieve-65-yoy-growth-by-ignoring-conventional-startup-advice-24a3eef619c1

Hyundai’s Elevate robotic walking car steps out of the shadows https://newatlas.com/hyundai-elevate-robotic-walking-car/57922/

After three years of decline, carbon emissions rose sharply in the US in 2018 https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/08/politics/us-carbon-emissions-rise-2018/index.html

I’ve started wiretapping my kid because he hates photos (2017) http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/3/14800098/recording-child-audio-phone-photos-parenting

Teens Are Spamming Instagram to Fight an Apparent Network of Child Porn https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/01/meme-accounts-are-fighting-child-porn-instagram/579730/

Twitter’s API still spews enough metadata to reveal where you lived, worked https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/08/twitter_privacy_problems/

Intel sets out its plans for 2019: Ice Lake, Lakefield, and Project Athena https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/01/intel-sets-out-its-plans-for-2019-ice-lake-lakefield-and-project-athena/

GitHub: Announcing unlimited free private repos and unified Enterprise offering https://blog.github.com/2019-01-07-new-year-new-github/

Newly Released FOIA Documents on Border Patrol’s Seemingly Limitless Authority https://theintercept.com/2019/01/07/cbp-border-patrol-enforcement-law-course/

Democrats Faked Online Push to Outlaw Alcohol in Alabama Race https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/07/us/politics/alabama-senate-facebook-roy-moore.html

I am calling from Microsoft and we detected an issue with your win installation https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1082650738927591425.html

California island offers $130,000 for new lighthouse keepers https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/san-francisco-lighthouse-job/index.html

150 years ago, philosopher showed why pointless to start arguments on internet https://qz.com/1513176/john-stuart-mills-philosophy-shows-arguing-online-is-futile/

Python-Awesome tutorial for Machine Learning https://github.com/gautam1858/python-awesome

New hardware-agnostic side-channel attack works against Windows and Linux https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-hardware-agnostic-side-channel-attack-works-against-windows-and-linux/

Unprovability comes to machine learning https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00012-4

Lastpass is down https://status.lastpass.com/

Never mind killer robots–here are six real AI dangers to watch out for in 2019 https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612689/never-mind-killer-robotshere-are-six-real-ai-dangers-to-watch-out-for-in-2019/

They’re dead to us: The Ars Technica 2019 Deathwatch https://arstechnica.com/?p=1435437

Did non-citizens vote last year? California officials still can’t say https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article223886630.html

eDEX-UI – A science fiction terminal emulator designed for large touchscreens https://github.com/GitSquared/edex-ui

Learnability can be undecidable https://www.nature.com/articles/s42256-018-0002-3

More coal-fired power plants have closed under Trump than in Obama’s first term https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/07/politics/pennsylvania-coal-plants-weir-wxc/index.html

Tox – An encrypted P2P chat protocol that does not rely on central servers https://tox.chat/

The Verified CakeML Compiler Backend (2018) [pdf] https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~yongkiat/files/cakeml-jfp.pdf