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Party is over for dirt-cheap solar panels, says China executive https://www.reuters.com/article/us-davos-meeting-solar-gcl-idUSKCN1PI2OQ

Design Patterns for Managing Up https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=3308563

SCRIPT-8: An 8 Bit Fantasy Computer Programmed with Javascript https://script-8.github.io/

Practical Deep Learning for Coders 2019 https://www.fast.ai/2019/01/24/course-v3/

Continuing our work to improve recommendations on YouTube https://youtube.googleblog.com/2019/01/continuing-our-work-to-improve.html

Canada’s Toughest Border Crossing https://thewalrus.ca/canadas-toughest-border-crossing/

Florence Knoll Bassett, Designer of the Modern American Office, Has Died https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/25/style/frances-knoll-bassett-dead.html

FCC accused of colluding with Big Cable to game 5G legal challenge https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/25/fcc_accused_of_colluding/

CockroachDB’s Consistency Model https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/consistency-model/

Autograms: Self-enumerating Sentences http://autograms.net/

The perils of relying on output streams in C (2011) [pdf] https://www.gnu.org/ghm/2011/paris/slides/jim-meyering-goodbye-world.pdf

Barry Diller’s Search for the Future (1993) http://kenauletta.com/barrydiller.html

Show HN: Make external SVG files styleable with CSS through injection https://github.com/iconfu/svg-inject

Snapdocs (YC W14) Is Hiring a Lead Product Designer – We Power Homeownership https://jobs.lever.co/snapdocs/ad31ddbe-788a-4672-b901-3c7861c7f318

APL\iv: an APL interpreter and stream processor written in Go https://github.com/ktye/iv

ProseMirror – A toolkit for building rich-text editors on the web http://prosemirror.net/

Facebook to integrate the infrastructure for WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/25/technology/facebook-instagram-whatsapp-messenger.html

Huge Trove of Leaked Russian Documents Is Published by Transparency Advocates https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/25/world/europe/russian-documents-leaked-ddosecrets.html

Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog Citizen Lab https://apnews.com/9f31fa2aa72946c694555a5074fc9f42/?

A Brief History of the System: How We Built Dystopia https://off-guardian.org/2018/12/29/a-brief-history-of-the-system/

Massive mortgage and loan data leak gets worse, original documents also exposed https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/24/mortgage-loan-leak-gets-worse/

How much maintenance_work_mem does PostgreSQL need? http://rhaas.blogspot.com/2019/01/how-much-maintenanceworkmem-do-i-need.html

Show HN: I wanted to measure CO2 in my office, so I build a C++ WebServer/App https://github.com/Maddimax/MadCO2

A DNA-based voltmeter for organelles https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/523019v1

Humaaans: Mix-and-match illustrations of people with a design library https://www.humaaans.com

Files for DarkSideOfTheKremlin https://archive.org/download/DarkSideOfTheKremlin

For those who aren’t quite sure why these media layoffs keep happening https://twitter.com/JeremyLittau/status/1088503510184927233

Show HN: GitHub Actions – An open source list of actions https://github-actions.netlify.com/

Why Science Fiction Authors Need to Be Writing About Climate Change Right Now https://www.tor.com/2019/01/22/why-science-fiction-authors-need-to-be-writing-about-climate-change-right-now/

Twelve Views of Mark Jason Dominus (2003) http://perl.plover.com/yak/12views/samples/notes.html

US shutdown: Flight delays caused by staff shortages https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47006907

A Guided Tour of the Data Facebook Uses to Target Ads https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/01/guided-tour-data-facebook-uses-target-ads

In a Hot Labor Market, Some Employees Are ’Ghosting’ Bad Bosses https://www.npr.org/2019/01/25/688303552/in-a-hot-labor-market-some-employees-are-ghosting-on-bad-bosses

Mystery tracks being ’forced’ on your Spotify https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-46898211

U.S. Hospitals Are Asking Their Own Patients to Donate Money https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/24/business/hospitals-asking-patients-donate-money.html

Facebook: An Example Canonical Architecture for Scaling Billions of Messages http://highscalability.com/blog/2011/5/17/facebook-an-example-canonical-architecture-for-scaling-billi.html

Soros at Davos: China’s social credit system and Big IT are mortal threat https://www.businessinsider.com/george-soros-davos-2019-criticism-of-china-xi-jinping-ai-it-monopolies-2019-1

Google poaches 14-year Mac veteran from Apple to bring Fuchsia to market https://9to5google.com/2019/01/22/google-fuchsia-poaches-mac-veteran/

My game making tool attracts more girls than boys http://rpgplayground.com/my-game-making-tool-attracts-more-girls-than-boys/

Show HN: An awesome portal to awesome sites https://awesomeweb.herokuapp.com

With Paid Leave, Gates Foundation Says There Can Be Too Much of a Good Thing https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/25/upshot/paid-parental-leave-sweet-spot-six-months-gates.html

Working on Wine – Introduction to Developing for the Wine Project https://www.codeweavers.com/about/blogs/aeikum/2019/1/3/working-on-wine-part-1-the-wine-ecosystem

Show HN: The simplest Perceptron you’ll ever see, in JavaScript https://github.com/victorqribeiro/perceptron

AMD EPYC Rome 64-Core CPU Brings the Pain to Xeon Platinum in C-Ray Benchmark https://hothardware.com/news/amd-epyc-rome-64-core-cpu-xeon-platinum-c-ray-benchmark-demo

AI is sending people to jail and getting it wrong https://technologyreview.com/s/612775/algorithms-criminal-justice-ai

Trapped in a hoax: survivors of conspiracy theories speak out https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jan/23/conspiracy-theories-internet-survivors-truth

Millions of Americans Flood into Mexico for Health Care https://truthout.org/articles/millions-of-americans-flood-into-mexico-for-health-care/

HTTP/1 should die; HTTP/2 can do everything HTTP/1 could, only faster https://medium.com/@pgjones/http-1-should-die-81b7588d617e

Show HN: Intel SHA Extensions provide 3/4x performance improvement over AVX2 https://github.com/minio/sha256-simd#new-support-for-intel-sha-extensions

Show HN: Distributed blockchain experiment written in Crystal https://github.com/oguzbilgic/zincir-crystal

Facebook Let Kids Rack Up Charges on Parents’ Credit Cards https://gizmodo.com/facebook-let-kids-rack-up-charges-on-parents-credit-car-1832053733

Facebook may have known it was defrauding children+families through its games https://www.polygon.com/2019/1/25/18197457/facebook-games-friendly-fraud-credit-cards

Trillion Dollar Inheritance: The World’s Biggest Family Fortunes https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2018-richest-families/