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KABOOM in 180 lines of bare C++ https://github.com/ssloy/tinykaboom/wiki

Abusing Exchange: One API call away from Domain Admin https://dirkjanm.io/abusing-exchange-one-api-call-away-from-domain-admin/

Linear Algebra by Jim Hefferon – free textbook http://joshua.smcvt.edu/linearalgebra/

Best Buy’s Secrets for Thriving in the Amazon Age (2017) https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/18/business/best-buy-amazon.html

Falafel: The staple dish of the Middle East is as contested as the region https://www.historytoday.com/alexander-lee/falafel

Virtual Apollo Guidance Computer https://github.com/virtualagc/virtualagc

Show HN: Notepin – Extremely simple blogging platform https://notepin.co/blog/

Money-laundering oligarchs bought all the real-estate to clean their oil money https://boingboing.net/2019/01/27/cz-edwards.html

Compile Ruby into WebAssembly https://github.com/jasoncharnes/run.rb

What it’s like to pursue a dream for 30 years and fail https://thehustle.co/bionic-boot/

RFIDler – An Open Source Software Defined RFID Reader/Writer/Emulator (2013) http://adamsblog.aperturelabs.com/2013/08/rfidler-open-source-software-defined.html?m=0

The Lester Dent Pulp Paper Master Fiction Plot (2004) https://www.paper-dragon.com/1939/dent.html

How to write code in modern Fortran (2011) [pdf] https://www.tacc.utexas.edu/documents/13601/162125/fortran_class.pdf

Smoothsort Demystified (2011) http://www.keithschwarz.com/smoothsort/

Show HN: Mintable – Roll-your-own Mint clone for managing personal finances https://github.com/kevinschaich/mintable

Too Ugly to Be Saved? Singapore Weighs Fate of Its Brutalist Buildings https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/27/world/asia/singapore-brutalist-buildings.html

Outperforming everything with anything: Python? Sure, why not? https://wordsandbuttons.online/outperforming_everything_with_anything.html

Donald Knuth – Fun with Binary Decision Diagrams (2008) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQE21efsf7Y

PostgreSQL: Backend Flowchart https://www.postgresql.org/developer/backend/

Shadows used to peer around corners https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00174-1

Future JavaScript: what is still missing? http://2ality.com/2019/01/future-js.html

New insights into mitochondria reveal how life expends energy http://aging.nautil.us/feature/173/yes-life-in-the-fast-lane-kills-you

Facebook is shutting down Moments; here’s how to save all your photos https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/24/facebook-is-shutting-down-moments-heres-how-to-save-all-your-photos/

Why Is It So Hard to Detect Keyup Events on Linux? http://blog.robertelder.org/detect-keyup-event-linux-terminal/

How Water Heaters Have Evolved into Grid-Scale Energy-Storage Devices (2014) https://www.esource.com/ES-WP-18/GIWHs

Show HN: Solve and generate mazes with JavaScript on HTML Canvas https://github.com/dmaydan/Maze_Solver_Generator

Lapis – A web framework for Lua or Moonscript http://leafo.net/lapis/

Data structures to name-drop when you want to sound smart in an interview http://blog.amynguyen.net/?p=853

The Linux Kernel Likely to See a Hardware Accelerator Subsystem https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-Hardware-Accel-Subsystem

A Waymo One Rider’s Experiences Highlight Autonomous Rideshare’s Shortcomings https://futurism.com/waymo-one-early-rider-autonomous-vehicle

Misinformation and Disinformation in Online Games https://digital.lib.washington.edu/researchworks/handle/1773/42416

America Pushes Allies to Fight Huawei in New Arms Race with China https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/26/us/politics/huawei-china-us-5g-technology.html

Single line of code solves a years-old IPython bug https://twitter.com/jeremyphoward/status/1089495485713272832

An elementary introduction to the geometry of quantum states with a picture book https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.06688

Two-Factor Authentication Might Not Keep You Safe https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/27/opinion/2fa-cyberattacks-security.html

South Korea rules pre-installed phone bloatware must be deletable (2014) https://www.zdnet.com/article/south-korea-rules-pre-installed-phone-bloatware-must-be-deletable/

Time, Clocks, and the Ordering of Events in a Distributed System [pdf] https://lamport.azurewebsites.net/pubs/time-clocks.pdf

Show HN: Chaoslist – A self-prioritizing todo-list https://chaoslist.io/

Itch.io – Marketplace for Indie Games https://itch.io/

The World Economy Just Can’t Escape Its Low-Growth, Low-Inflation Rut https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/27/upshot/world-economy-low-growth-low-interest-deflation.html

What Does Any of This Have to Do with Physics? (2016) http://nautil.us/issue/43/heroes/what-does-any-of-this-have-to-do-with-physics

We demand BuzzFeed pay out earned paid time off to its recent laid-off employees https://medium.com/@BuzzFeedNewsStaffCouncil/letter-to-buzzfeed-pto-layoffs-f79d9c857a21

Vitamin D supplements aren’t living up to their hype https://www.sciencenews.org/article/vitamin-d-supplements-lose-luster

The Grasshopper: Games, Life and Utopia (2008) https://books.google.nl/books/about/The_Grasshopper.html?id=G9z4wjVB_0wC

With workers on edge, SF tech companies offer self-defense classes https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/With-workers-on-edge-SF-tech-companies-are-13563235.php

Open source stewardship made practical [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXgbV7jB_Bc

Rwanda Built a Drone Delivery Service https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEbRVNxL44c

Show HN: Arduino Full Stack Tutorial – Deploying a React App on the ESP32 https://lasselukkari.github.io/led-blink/

Japanese Government to compile list of insecure IOT devices https://www.zdnet.com/article/japanese-government-plans-to-hack-into-citizens-iot-devices/

A thread on coders in newsrooms https://threader.app/thread/1089507217588609029

Show HN: Binary-to-text encoding safe to pass through modern text processors https://github.com/kstenerud/safe-encoding

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Spectral Graph Theory https://simons.berkeley.edu/events/openlectures2014-fall-4

Without proof, is Huawei still a national security threat? https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/26/is-huawei-a-national-security-threat/

Show HN: I wrote a scheme interpreter in C https://rain-1.github.io/scheme-10

Google’s search AI connects Java question with suicide https://twitter.com/berenguel/status/1088814229401018375

iOS 12.2 Beta: Progressive Web App Capabilities https://twitter.com/mhartington/status/1089292031548145666

A former Google exec talks about what she learned about Russian trolls https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/27/ex-google-exec-camille-francois-russian-trolls.html

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

Here are 588 women in the UK who could speak at your tech event https://www.techworld.com/careers/here-are-uk-women-who-could-speak-at-your-tech-event-3645661/

CHICKEN Scheme https://www.call-cc.org/