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FaceTime bug lets you hear audio of person you are calling before they pick up https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/28/facetime-bug-hear-audio/

Analyzing the Performance of WebAssembly vs. Native Code https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.09056

The CADR Microprocessor https://lm-3.github.io/cadr.html

The Tao of Programming (1987) http://www.textfiles.com/100/taoprogram.pro

RIOT: Operating System for the Internet of Things http://riot-os.org/

The body’s microbial community may influence the brain and behavior https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/28/health/microbiome-brain-behavior-dementia.html

Digitized minutes of Royal Society meetings taken between 1686 and 1711 http://blogs.royalsociety.org/history-of-science/2019/01/15/meeting-sloane/

Show HN: Apprise – A lightweight all-in-one notification solution https://github.com/caronc/apprise

The Day I Fell in Love with Fuzzing https://nullprogram.com/blog/2019/01/25/

TSMC Nanke 14 Factory Production Interruption Could Affect NVIDIA and Others https://www.hardocp.com/news/2019/01/28/tsmc_nanke_14_factory_production_interruption_could_affect_nvidia_others

Getting Ahead by Being Inefficient https://fs.blog/2019/01/getting-ahead-inefficient/

From “Hello World” to VP of Engineering at Reddit https://blog.devcolor.org/career-journey-part-1-3bdddf1f87a

ImmortalDB – A resilient key-value store for the browser https://github.com/gruns/ImmortalDB

Singapore HIV registry leaked online, 14,000 people affected https://edition.cnn.com/2019/01/28/health/hiv-status-data-leak-singapore-intl/index.html

The PewDiePie Hackers: Could hacking printers ruin your life? [video] https://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-47032600/the-pewdiepie-hackers-could-hacking-printers-ruin-your-life

Caper (YC W16) Is Hiring a Back-End Engineer https://www.caper.ai/backend-engineer

Student cracks theologian’s baffling religious code https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-47028244

The Story of Squeak, a Practical Smalltalk Written in Itself (1997) http://ftp.squeak.org/docs/OOPSLA.Squeak.html

Open-Source Controller for the IKEA Bekant Standing Desk https://blog.tindie.com/2019/01/megadesk-controller-ikea-bekant-standing-desk/

An Overview of Computer Science Concepts for Engineers http://blog.robertelder.org/computer-science-for-engineers/

Deep Dive: Redux Under the Hood https://www.matthewgerstman.com/how-redux-works/

Surprises from Analyzing Spotify Streaming Data https://readypipe.com/blog/9-surprises-from-analyzing-spotify-streams-data/

Patrick Collison on Innovation and Scientific Progress [audio] http://www.econtalk.org/patrick-collison-on-innovation-and-scientific-progress/

Swizzle Inventor: Data Movement Synthesis for GPU Kernels [pdf] https://lenary.co.uk/publications/swizzle_inventor.pdf

Writing an OS in Rust: Advanced Paging https://os.phil-opp.com/advanced-paging/

Show HN: MAME-PSGS – A MAME’s GLSL Shader capable of color palette customization https://github.com/mgzme/MAME-PSGS

Show HN: X-spreadsheet – A JavaScript canvas spreadsheet for web https://github.com/myliang/x-spreadsheet

No Great Technological Stagnation (2016) https://nintil.com/2016/04/25/no-great-technological-stagnation/

Celebrate the women behind the periodic table https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00287-7

Injecting Software Vulnerabilities with Voltage Glitching [pdf] https://yifan.lu/images/2019/01/Injecting_Software_Vulnerabilities_with_Voltage_Glitching.pdf

The potential risk to ZFS created by the shift in its userbase https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/solaris/ZFSUserbaseShiftRisk

In England, the Right to Daylight Can Be a Legal Matter https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/right-to-light-law

Show HN: CoderMirror – Time tracker for developers with a focus on learning https://www.codermirror.com/

Public Dissection Was a Gruesome Spectacle https://daily.jstor.org/public-dissection-gruesome-spectacle/

Kite launches line-of-code completions, goes cloudless, secures $17M in funding https://kite.com/blog/launching-line-of-code-completions-going-cloudless-and-17-million-in-funding

Quiche – An implementation of the QUIC transport protocol in Rust https://github.com/cloudflare/quiche

Show HN: Draftss – Design and Code on Monthly Subscription http://draftss.com/

A mistake that led to a £1.2bn business https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46985443

What Engineers Found When They Tore Apart Tesla’s Model 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj1a8rdX6DU

A BlockTogether list for election propaganda bots on Twitter https://americapossible.com/2019/01/27/cleanup-twitter-for-the-2020-elections/

The “.ro” Gold Rush (2018) http://viorel.me/2018/the-dot-ro-gold-rush/

Bandersnatch Shows You What Depersonalization Disorder Feels Like https://acoachcalledlife.com/bandersnatch-film-dpdr/

BuzzFeed employees demand it pay out earned PTO to all laid-off U.S. staffers https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/27/buzzfeed-employees-demand-it-pay-out-earned-pto-to-all-laid-off-u-s-staffers/

Scientists bring new insight into how animals see https://phys.org/news/2019-01-scientists-insight-animals.html

Parmigiano-Reggiano: Italy’s ’practically perfect’ food http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190127-italys-practically-perfect-food

Venture Capitalists are much less ambitious than their private equity siblings https://summation.net/2019/01/21/venture-capitalists-are-much-less-ambitious-than-their-private-equity-siblings/

Over 9,000 Cisco RV320/RV325 routers are vulnerable to CVE-2019-1653 https://badpackets.net/over-9000-cisco-rv320-rv325-routers-vulnerable-to-cve-2019-1653/

Achieving super low latency for critical real world internet applications (2018) https://www.netdevconf.org/0x12/session.html?achieving-super-low-latency-for-critical-real-world-internet-applications

Microsoft Project manager says Mozilla should cease Firefox development https://m.slashdot.org/story/351410

Meet the Guy Who Holds the Guinness World Record for Collecting Spreadsheets https://www.fastcompany.com/90297443/this-guy-holds-the-guinness-world-record-for-collecting-spreadsheets

Findjars: a gradle plugin to debug classpath issues https://github.com/criteo/findjars

Let’s Create a Speech Synthesizer in C++17 [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jcymn3RGkF4

Most Published Research Findings Are False (2005) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1182327/

A simple debugging module for AWS Lambda timeout https://github.com/rpgeeganage/ifto

WiFi firmware bug affects laptops, smartphones, routers, gaming devices https://www.zdnet.com/article/wifi-firmware-bug-affects-laptops-smartphones-routers-gaming-devices/

How to Setup Your Own PaaS with Dokku and Node and React and Mongodb and Nginx http://www.albertgao.xyz/2019/01/28/how-to-setup-your-own-paas-with-dokku-node-react-mongodb-nginx/

Iran to Launch State-Backed Cryptocurrency to Counter SWIFT and US Regulations https://www.btcwires.com/c-buzz/iran-to-launch-state-backed-cryptocurrency-to-counter-swift-and-us-regulations/

Google bans ad blockers, but is fine with ad-blocking browsers https://www.androidauthority.com/google-play-ad-blockers-ban-945058/

A team of scientists think they may have found first complete cure for cancer https://m.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE/A-cure-for-cancer-Israeli-scientists-say-they-think-they-found-one-578939/

Show HN: Latest Movie Trailers all at one place https://latestmovietrailerz.com/

Color – Cloudflare Design https://cloudflare.design/color/

Mobile/Web game ReelValley made completely in Nim goes open source https://forum.nim-lang.org/t/4599

Vulnerability Spotlight: Python.org certificate parsing denial-of-service https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2019/01/vulnerability-spotlight-pythonorg.html

Denmark to build controversial German border fence https://dw.com/en/denmark-to-build-controversial-german-border-fence/a-45078064

Show HN: Import modules from URL instead of local node_modules https://github.com/egoist/import-http

World’s Largest Digital Sky Survey Issues Biggest Astronomical Data Release Ever http://hubblesite.org/news_release/news/2019-12

Google’s Sidewalk Labs Plans to Sell Location Data on Millions of Cellphones https://theintercept.com/2019/01/28/google-alphabet-sidewalk-labs-replica-cellphone-data/

Detecting Kernel Memory Disclosure with x86 Emulation and Taint Tracking [pdf] https://j00ru.vexillium.org/papers/2018/bochspwn_reloaded.pdf

Huawei warns it may pull out of some countries https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46963971

How Four Men Got Rich Exposing Pharma Fraud (2011) https://www.cnbc.com/id/41491563

Tripping Brains Reveal How LSD Creates the Psychedelic Experience https://www.inverse.com/article/52797-lsd-trip-psychedelic-serotonin-receptors-thalamus

Data Classes, in Python 3.6 and Beyond https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwjWOaxWMes

Vegetarian diet is associated with poorer health, researchers say https://bigthink.com/21st-century-spirituality/pros-and-cons-of-a-vegetarian-diet

rayshader (R Package for Producing and Visualizing Hillshaded Maps) https://www.rayshader.com/

Can a Machine Learning Model Predict the SP500 by Looking at Candlesticks? http://mariofilho.com/can-machine-learning-model-predict-the-sp500-by-looking-at-candlesticks/

Facebook Moves to Block Ad Transparency Tools – Including Ours https://www.propublica.org/article/facebook-blocks-ad-transparency-tools

More screen time for toddlers is tied to poorer development a few years later https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/28/health/screen-time-child-development-study/index.html

Linux Mint 19.1: A sneaky popular distro skips upheaval, offers small upgrades https://arstechnica.com/?p=1446759

The Traveling Salesman Problem: A Neural Network Perspective [pdf] http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~dift6751/paper_potvin_nn_tsp.pdf

A Tiny Screw Shows Why iPhones Won’t Be ‘Assembled in U.S.A.’ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/28/technology/iphones-apple-china-made.html

25 Years Ago: RAM Doubler Debuts https://daringfireball.net/2019/01/ram_double_engst

75% of the US will suffer below-freezing temps this week https://lite.cnn.io/en/article/h_396c1cebaabf10f1f4e74fdae10407d3

Lessons Learned – A Year of Going “Fully Serverless” in Production https://dev.to/ketacode/lessons-learneda-year-of-going-fully-serverless-in-production-3mh8

Space Roasters https://roasters.space/

SuperPull – A tool for people who work on many machines https://ryanfleck.github.io/SuperPull/

Writing a Hyper-V Bridge for Fuzzing: Hypercalls and MDLs http://www.alex-ionescu.com/?p=471

Unsecured MongoDB databases expose Kremlin’s backdoor into Russian businesses https://www.zdnet.com/article/unsecured-mongodb-databases-expose-kremlins-backdoor-into-russian-businesses/

Jupyter Notebook: An Introduction https://realpython.com/jupyter-notebook-introduction/

Company wants to use reentry heating to roast coffee beans https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/01/how-much-would-you-pay-for-coffee-roasted-in-space/

New technology uses lasers to transmit audible messages to specific people https://phys.org/news/2019-01-technology-lasers-transmit-audible-messages.html

Israel airport security stole my laptop https://twitter.com/theAlexLavin/status/1089036484735262720

Man excavates his basement using nothing but RC construction toys https://mashable.com/video/man-excavates-basement-rc-construction-toys/

Benefits of a daily diary and topic journals https://sivers.org/dj

Future of digital journalism in question as BuzzFeed and HuffPost lay off 1,000 https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jan/26/huffpost-buzzfeed-layoffs-digital-journalism