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Machine learning leads mathematicians to unsolvable problem https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00083-3

More bad news for controversial 20-year-old claim of dark matter detection https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/more-bad-news-for-controversial-20-year-old-claim-of-dark-matter-detection/

Procedure Calls Are the Assembly Language of Software Interconnection (1994) [pdf] http://sunset.usc.edu/~neno/teaching/s99/FirstClassConn.pdf

Visual Quantum Physics http://www.visualquantumphysics.org/

DIA Study: Invisibility Cloaking Theory and Experiments https://publicintelligence.net/dia-invisibility-cloaking/

AdaCore Joins the RISC-V Foundation to Provide C and Ada Compilation Support https://www.adacore.com/press/adacore-joins-the-risc-v-foundation

DNA Evidence Can Be Fabricated, Scientists Show (2009) https://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/18/science/18dna.html

Building Consistent Transactions with Inconsistent Replication (2015) [pdf] https://web.eecs.umich.edu/~manosk/assets/papers/tapir.pdf

Blackmailers use false copyright claims to shut down victims’ YouTube accounts https://boingboing.net/2019/01/30/moderation-at-scale.html

A Python Interpreter Written in Rust https://github.com/RustPython/RustPython

Mermaid – Generation of diagrams and flowcharts from text https://mermaidjs.github.io/mermaid-live-editor

Chase had ads on 400K sites then on just 5K and got the same results (2017) https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/29/business/chase-ads-youtube-fake-news-offensive-videos.html

Ford’s designers are learning to create 3D cars in VR https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/ford-virtual-reality-design-gravity-sketch/

Intel to Discontinue Itanium 9700 ‘Kittson’ Processor, the Last of the Itaniums https://www.anandtech.com/show/13924/intel-to-discontinue-itanium-9700-kittson-processor-the-last-itaniums

Google Employees Are Fighting with Executives Over Pay https://www.wired.com/story/google-employees-report-declining-confidence-leaders/

Show HN: E3Dos – A 3D engine I wrote when I was a teen https://github.com/vlad-alexandru-ionescu/E3Dos

I have chosen the wrong flight dates because your date picker is broken https://twitter.com/pugson/status/1091699189166174208

A 49-inch ultrawide monitor is extravagant, ridiculous, and amazing https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/31/18196452/dell-ultrasharp-u4919dw-49-inch-ultrawide-monitor-qhd

Kenyans Say Chinese Investment Brings Racism and Discrimination (2018) https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/15/world/africa/kenya-china-racism.html

Pattern Matching Custom Data Types in TypeScript https://blog.parametricstudios.com/posts/pattern-matching-custom-data-types/

Cerebral blood flow and personality: a positron emission tomography study https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9989562

Why Is PayPal So Successful Yet They Treat Merchants Like Crap? https://capitalandgrowth.org/questions/1524/why-is-paypal-so-successful-yet-they-treat-merchan.html

Digital identity has three layers, and you can only protect one of them https://qz.com/1525661/your-digital-identity-has-three-layers-and-you-can-only-protect-one-of-them/

McKinsey Advised Purdue Pharma How to ‘Turbocharge’ Opioid Sales, Lawsuit Says https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/01/business/purdue-pharma-mckinsey-oxycontin-opiods.html

Cryptocurrency Exchange Locked Out of Funds After CEO’s Death https://www.pcmag.com/news/366309/cryptocurrency-exchange-locked-out-of-funds-after-ceos-deat

Everything Is Going Deep: ‘The Age of Surveillance Capitalism’ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/29/opinion/artificial-intelligence-surveillance.html

The Case for Professors of Stupidity http://nautil.us/blog/the-case-for-professors-of-stupidity

Why Everyone Is Fighting About CSS/UX and JavaScript https://dev.to/ulitroyo/why-everyone-is-fighting-about-cssux-and-js-4cpp

Apple’s New iPad Pro Ads Were Shot and Made Entirely on the iPad Pro [video] https://petapixel.com/2019/01/29/apples-new-ipad-pro-ads-were-shot-and-made-entirely-on-the-ipad-pro/

New security flaw impacts 5G, 4G, and 3G telephony protocols https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-security-flaw-impacts-5g-4g-and-3g-telephony-protocols/

The cloud skills shortage and the unemployed army of the certified https://itnext.io/the-cloud-skills-shortage-and-the-unemployed-army-of-the-certified-bd405784cef1

Helping to Build Cloudflare, Part 2: The Worst Two Weeks https://blog.cloudflare.com/helping-to-build-cloudflare-part-2/

A London Orchestra Broke International Law [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzznBt8tVnI

MIT AI Podcast: Deep Reinforcement Learning with Pieter Abbeel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-mYLq6eZPY

A Brief Introduction to Type Theory and the Univalence Axiom [pdf] https://math.uchicago.edu/~may/REU2015/REUPapers/Macor.pdf

Snapdocs (YC W14) Is Hiring DevOps Engineers – We Power Homeownership https://jobs.lever.co/snapdocs/977b89d9-a1ff-406c-993e-1cc718d1b52c

TyX: Serverless Back-End Framework in TypeScript for Lambda https://github.com/alitelabs/tyx

Whole-body cryotherapy as adjunct treatment of depressive and anxiety disorders https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2734249/

WA state has a $171M bill for Comcast as major consumer protection trial ends https://www.geekwire.com/2019/washington-state-seeks-171m-comcast-major-consumer-protection-trial-concludes/

FSF adds Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre to list of endorsed GNU/Linux distributions https://www.fsf.org/news/fsf-adds-hyperbola-gnu-linux-libre-to-list-of-endorsed-gnu-linux-distributions

Simplicity helps us find the truth without pointing at it (2007) [pdf] https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/fd67/17201c9855615795729e29b5821bb037c775.pdf

I’m not 54. I’m 22 with 32 years experience https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/im-54-22-32-years-experience-louis-loizou/

Wernher von Braun on how to reach the Moon (1955) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXIDFx74aSY

McKinsey and Company: Capital’s Willing Executioners https://www.currentaffairs.org/2019/01/mckinsey-company-capitals-willing-executioners

Philippines tops world internet usage index with an average 10 hours a day https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/feb/01/world-internet-usage-index-philippines-10-hours-a-day

Neurotech Startups to Watch: Brain Interfaces,Implantables,Neuroprosthetics https://www.cbinsights.com/research/neurotech-startups-to-watch/

Famous Emacs Users (that are not famous for using Emacs) http://wenshanren.org/?p=418

Show HN: Code-Knack – A code evaluator on your web page https://github.com/lyricat/code-knack

Are There Things Which We Should Not Know? (1998) http://www.bu.edu/wcp/Papers/TEth/TEthLekk.htm

Oumuamua continues to perplex astronomers a year after it vanished https://www.businessinsider.com/oumuamua-interstellar-space-rock-alien-spaceship-evidence-2019-1

Conquering convolutional neural networks for the curious and confused https://towardsdatascience.com/wtf-is-image-classification-8e78a8235acb

FCC struggles to convince judge that broadband isn’t “telecommunications” https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/02/throttling-of-firefighters-hurts-fcc-case-as-it-defends-net-neutrality-repeal/

Show HN: Intl-dateformat – Format a date using Intl.DateTimeFormat goodness https://github.com/zapier/intl-dateformat

Show HN: OnlineOrNot – A GraphQL Snapshot Testing and Monitoring Service https://onlineornot.com

Show HN: A NES Emulator Written in Emacs Lisp https://github.com/gongo/emacs-nes

Show HN: Footing - A Foundation for Developing REST APIs with Express and Nodejs https://github.com/arviteri/Footing

Manhattan DA busts hacker in ’SIM swapping’ scam that hit 50 mobile phone users https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-metro-ohio-hacker-arraignment-20190201-story.html

Image Processing for the begineers Using Opencv Python https://theailearner.com/image-processing/

ASCII generator: image to text, image to image, video to video https://github.com/vietnguyen91/ASCII-generator

GNU GCC 10 to Implement MMX Intrinsics with SSE https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2019-02/msg00061.html

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff Review – We Are the Pawns https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/feb/02/age-of-surveillance-capitalism-shoshana-zuboff-review

NPSK – Russian National Payment Card System https://nspk.com/

Google Screenwise: An Unwise Trade of All Your Privacy for Cash https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/02/google-screenwise-unwise-trade-all-your-privacy-cash

New site exposes how Apple censors apps in China https://theintercept.com/2019/02/01/apple-apps-china-censorship/

How to Make a User with a Numeric Username in Linux (2014) https://www.dampfkraft.com/how-to-make-a-numeric-username-in-linux.html

Joe Rogan Experience – Jack Dorsey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mP9OmOFxc4

The U.S. Withdrawal from the INF Treaty Is the Next Step in a Global Arms Race https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/us-withdrawal-inf-treaty-russia-global-arms-race-missiles

The state of play on visa-free travel to the EU post-Brexit https://threader.app/thread/1091295720706068481

Show HN: Searchable career-paths built by scraping publicly available resumes http://www.careercomposer.net

Show HN: Use keyboard shortcuts to launch your favorite URLs [Chrome Extension] https://github.com/ShrinathRaje/rapid-links

What Statistics Can’t Tell Us in the Fight Over Affirmative Action at Harvard http://bostonreview.net/law-justice/andrew-gelman-sharad-goel-daniel-e-ho-what-statistics-cant-tell-us-fight-over

Kremlin leaves backdoor account in thousands of unprotected business databases https://www.zdnet.com/video/unsecured-mongodb-databases-expose-kremlins-backdoor-into-russian-businesses/