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One of the Biggest At-Home DNA Testing Companies Is Working with the FBI https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/family-tree-dna-fbi-investigative-genealogy-privacy

A Design Flaw Behind MacBook Pro’s “Stage Light” Effect [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLALpD004Gk

Forget privacy: you’re terrible at targeting anyway https://apenwarr.ca/log/20190201

What we’ve learned about hiring engineering managers https://circleci.com/blog/what-we-ve-learned-about-hiring-engineering-managers/

Remix is looking for a Product Manager to help build more livable cities https://jobs.lever.co/remix/df5c4ed5-2fa2-4a60-9b04-b27965510e68

New study: Google manipulates users into constant tracking https://www.forbrukerradet.no/side/google-manipulates-users-into-constant-tracking

A model to simulate how ideas move from one academic institution to another https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/in-science-some-ideas-are-more-contagious-than-others/

I scraped all of Fandango’s movie listings https://readypipe.com/blog/fandango-ticket-prices/

Life Off the Grid, Part 2: Playing Ultima Underworld https://www.filfre.net/2019/02/life-off-the-grid-part-2-playing-ultima-underworld/

EU and Japan create world’s biggest free trade zone https://www.dw.com/en/eu-and-japan-create-worlds-biggest-free-trade-zone/a-47319521

‘Magnetic graphene’ switches between insulator and conductor https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/magnetic-graphene-switches-between-insulator-and-conductor

Browse State-of-the-Art Machine Learning Papers with Code https://paperswithcode.com/sota

Show HN: Buckaroo – A decentralized C++ package manager https://github.com/LoopPerfect/buckaroo

A small notebook for a system administrator https://habr.com/en/post/437912/

Dear web developers: set the font color, too https://www.luu.io/posts/web-devs-font-color

MIT Artificial Intelligence Podcast: Guest Interview With Eric Schmidt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIC9FQpxVwQ&list=PLrAXtmErZgOdP_8GztsuKi9nrraNbKKp4

Real-Time Image Stitching for Automotive 360 Vision Systems (2014) [pdf] https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/41813777.pdf

Is Earth’s Magnetic Field Flipping Soon? https://www.space.com/43173-earth-magnetic-field-flips-when.html

Self-driving cars will "cruise" to avoid paying to park https://news.ucsc.edu/2019/01/millardball-vehicles.html

The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World https://spectator.us/demography-biggest-story-planet/

The ’stuff’ of the universe keeps changing https://phys.org/news/2019-02-universe.html

Sewing Needles Reveal the Roots of Fashion https://www.sapiens.org/archaeology/fashion-history-sewing-needles/

How I negotiated a software-engineering job offer in Silicon Valley https://blog.usejournal.com/how-i-negotiated-a-software-engineer-offer-in-silicon-valley-f11590f5c656

My First Year as a Solo Developer https://mtlynch.io/solo-developer-year-1/

Reeling from algorithm glitch, Instacart institutes $3 minimum fee for drivers https://www.fastcompany.com/90300962/reeling-from-algorithm-glitch-instacart-institutes-3-minimum-fee-for-drivers

Canada’s ability to test China’s Huawei for security breaches questioned (2018) https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-us-intelligence-officials-question-canadas-ability-to-test-chinas/

We dismantle Facebook’s memo defending its “Research” https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/31/facebook-researchgate/

Einsum Is All You Need – Einstein Summation in Deep Learning https://rockt.github.io/2018/04/30/einsum

All Google+ comments on all sites will be deleted starting April 2, 2019 https://support.google.com/plus/answer/9217723

Several States Are Investigating Facebook for Mishandling User Data https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/01/states-investigating-facebook-mishandling-user-data/

Essential Tips for Managing Remote Employees https://getlighthouse.com/blog/10-tips-manage-remote-employees/

Spotify is in talks to buy Gimlet for more than $200M https://www.recode.net/2019/2/1/18207198/spotify-gimlet-podcast-acquisition

Twitter CEO: Mark Zuckerberg Served Goat He Killed with a Laser Gun and a Knife http://time.com/5511901/jack-dorsey-mark-zuckerberg-goat/

Anand Giridharadas on the fallacy of billionaire philanthropy https://www.ft.com/content/3729c71e-2419-11e9-8ce6-5db4543da632#myft:saved-articles:page

Google Employees Report Declining Confidence in Leaders https://www.wired.com/story/google-employees-report-declining-confidence-leaders/

Show HN: Process Governor – a tool to put limits on Windows processes https://github.com/lowleveldesign/process-governor

Created a fake account and Facebook still figured out who I am. How? https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/am1hi0/a_created_a_fake_account_and_facebook_still/

Microsoft accidentally deletes customer DBs https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/30/azure_sql_delete/

New Site Exposes How Apple Censors Apps in China https://theintercept.com/2019/02/01/apple-apps-china-censorship/

Saudi Arabia runs online database of women to track them, stop them running away https://www.businessinsider.com/absher-saudi-website-men-control-women-stop-escape-2019-1

PinePhone Linux smartphone to sell for $149, dev kits coming soon https://liliputing.com/2019/01/pinephone-linux-smartphone-to-sell-for-149-dev-kits-coming-soon.html

A Surprise Breakfast Burrito Helped Twilio Acquire SendGrid in a $3B Deal https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2019/02/01/why-twilio-acquired-sendgrid/

NPM Uninstall Facebook https://npm-uninstall-facebook.com/

Cheap Internet of Things gadgets betray you even after you toss in the trash https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/30/cheap-internet-of-things-gadgets-betray-you-even-after-you-toss-them-in-the-trash/

Seals took over California beach during government shutdown – won’t give it back https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/01/31/these-seals-took-over-california-beach-during-shutdown-wont-give-it-back/

San Francisco has more drug addicts than students enrolled in public high school https://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2019/02/san-francisco-fact-of-the-day.html

’AI Farms’ Are at the Forefront of China’s Global Ambitions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAZ9s2Shzxw

Family Tree DNA permits FBI to use genetic database to help violent crime https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/family-tree-dna-fbi-investigative-genealogy-privacy

What I learned from giving up everything I knew as a leader - Jim Whitehurst https://www.ted.com/talks/jim_whitehurst_what_i_learned_from_giving_up_everything_i_knew_as_a_leader/up-next

Phenylephrine Is No More Effective Than Placebo for Nasal Congestion (2015) https://www.jwatch.org/na39054/2015/09/17/phenylephrine-no-more-effective-placebo-nasal-congestion

Skipping breakfast may help you lose weight, what hunter gatherers can teach us https://theconversation.com/skipping-breakfast-may-help-you-lose-weight-what-hunter-gatherers-can-teach-us-109840

Canonical’s Web and Design team use GitHub to agree on team standards https://blog.ubuntu.com/2019/01/26/our-new-team-practices-site-and-the-democratic-repository-behind-it

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

Show HN: Open Source Computer Science Degree https://github.com/ForrestKnight/open-source-cs

Potential Suspension of Django Channels Development https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/django-developers/mLlWYEC8_G8

Uber services suspended in Barcelona https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47071710

Russia is strong-arming Apple into getting access to its user data https://www.businessinsider.com/how-russia-is-strong-arming-apple-vladimir-putin-time-cook-2019-2

U.S. Suspends Nuclear Arms Control Treaty with Russia https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/01/us/politics/trump-inf-nuclear-treaty.html