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Why isn’t the internet more fun and weird?

Why some Japanese pensioners want to go to jail

Some Fundamental Theorems in Mathematics

Facebook shares shoot up after strong Q4 earnings despite data breach

Statistics Done Wrong

Rigetti launches the public beta of its Quantum Cloud Services

Google’s also peddling a data collector through Apple’s back door

This is Your Brain Off Facebook - study offers glimpse of unplugging

Time Running Out for Beloved Mechanical Horse-Race Game in Vegas

GiveCampus (YC S15) Hiring Experienced Rails Engineers in DC

Foxconn Is Reconsidering Plan for Manufacturing in Wisconsin

Use DuckDuckGo to improve your privacy online (2018)

Scripting in Common Lisp

Boeing 787 Suffers Rare Dual Engine Failure on Landing

Mozilla developer fixes Chromium bug caused by Google breaking the spec

Arthur C. Clarke: Communications in the Second Century of the Telephone (1977)

Notes from the Architect (2006)

Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) Is Now Live on Ethereum

’Karma’: A hack used by the UAE to break into iPhones of foes

Google is discontinuing their free weather API

Microsoft Project Rome 1.0.0

India’s largest bank SBI leaked account data on millions of customers

Roll Your Own Ngrok with Nginx, Letsencrypt, and SSH Reverse Tunnelling

Show HN: A Image Editor in JavaScript Canvas

Amiga Music Tracker in JavaScript

’Fuck ethics. Money is everything’: Facebook employees react to scandal

OpenChird – An Open Source Platform for IoT with Support for LoRaWAN

’Fuck ethics. Money is everything’ FB employees react to scandal on gossip app

Prisons Are Quietly Building Databases of Incarcerated People’s Voice Prints

The FL Project: The Design of a Function Language (1989) [pdf]

No training required: Exploring random encoders for sentence classification

Add limits to amount of JavaScript that can be loaded by a website

Building decentralized blockchain webpages

Apple blocks Facebook from running its internal iOS apps

’Metallic wood’ has the strength of titanium and the density of water

Michigan electric, gas capacity down significantly during polar vortex

Napster: A New Killer Internet App (1999)

YouTube Strikes Now Being Used as Scammers’ Extortion Tool

I Tried to List All Linux Networking Commands and Scripts

Hackers Are Passing Around a Megaleak of 2.2B Records

Apple employee accused stealing ‘Titan’ trade secrets for a Chinese competitor

Consciousness as a State of Matter (2015)

Can China Turn the Middle of Nowhere into the Center of the World Economy?

Facebook will shut down its controversial market research app for iOS

Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Linked to Schizophrenia in Largest Study Yet

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users ’knew’

Facebook doesn’t want to talk about how many people use its app anymore

Elon Musk wants Teslas to automatically call a tow truck when something breaks

Lyft and Juno are suing New York City after new minimum wage requirements

Everything You Need to Know About SVG

Show HN: Notable – The markdown-based note-taking app that doesn’t suck

Show HN: Faker – Struct Data Fake Generator in Go

BoltDB vs. Badger: A Comparison of Go Key-Value Databases

FB soars after hours after beating top and bottom line for Q4 earnings

Microsoft announces record earnings on strong cloud growth

Show HN: Quid – try micropayments instead of ads or subscriptions

Facebook Hires Up Three of Its Biggest Privacy Critics

Faucet-pipeline – a framework-independent, pluggable asset pipeline

Information Theory, Inference, and Learning Algorithms (2005) [pdf]

Learn How to Listen – One of the hardest parts of being a data scientist

Show HN: Nummberr a random number generator PWA

An AI crushed two human pros at StarCraft–but it wasn’t a fair fight

Boffins debunk study showing some languages can be more buggy than others

Google disables app that monitored iPhone usage in violation of Apple’s rules

AMD Talks Datacenter Share Gains as EPYC’s 2X Uplift per Socket Drives Revenue

MATCH_RECOGNIZE: Where Flink Sql and Complex Event Processing Meet

Most Beautiful Places to Visit in France 2019 France Travel

Warning Everything Is Going Deep: ‘The Age of Surveillance Capitalism’

Intel Open Image Denoise: High-Performance Denoising Library for Ray Tracing

Steam rises off Lake Michigan in Chicago as temps plunge to –23 degrees

To Type or Not to Type: Quantifying Detectable Bugs in JavaScript [pdf]

Bookwheel, the 16th Century Forerunner to the EBook Reader

Chinese spy allegedly caught stealing self-driving car secrets from Apple

Instagram’s new TV service recommended videos of potential child abuse

Simulating blobs of fluid

Tuning Out: What Happens When You Drop Facebook?

Stanford Course: Computers, Ethics, and Public Policy

Amazon gets Harrison Ford to reveal the grim future of Alexa

Show HN: Pimod – Reconfigure Raspberry Pi Images with Docker-Like Configuration

An Anti-Facebook Manifesto, by an Early Facebook Investor

Lawyer sues Apple, claims FaceTime bug “allowed” recording of deposition

CES 2019 Question and Answer Session with AMD CEO, Dr. Lisa Su

Show HN: Leave Me Alone – A privacy focused email unsubscription service

Show HN: Remote Presence – faking your presence on Slack

A thread by Stanford Computer Science lecturer regarding Facebook spying methods

Artificial intelligence can cut time needed to process abnormal chest X-rays

If your radar is being ignored, just join the team and fix it yourself

How Facebook is quietly paying teens to gather their data after an App Store ban

The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why (1995)

Facebook has been paying teens $20 a month for total access to their phones

Apple was warned of the FaceTime bug over a week ago

Junk Science or the Real Thing? – ‘Inference’ Publishes Both

Ex-NSA cyberspies reveal how they helped hack foes of UAE

The Case of the Bumbling Spy: A Watchdog Group Gets Him on Camera