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FindChips – Get instant insight into any electronic component https://www.findchips.com/

How does one appear in the Google News carousel? https://char.gd/blog/2019/google-news-is-broken

Rant – The all-purpose procedural text library https://github.com/TheBerkin/rant

Apple tells app developers to disclose or remove screen recording code https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/07/apple-glassbox-apps/

Ocado’s burning robotic warehouse https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47160448

Open Source Messenger App for Android – Real-Time Messaging, Voice and Video https://github.com/mesibo/messenger-app-android

Money Machines – An Interview with an Anonymous Algorithmic Trader https://logicmag.io/06-money-machines/

Where does a tip to an Amazon driver go? Sometimes, toward the driver’s base pay https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-amazon-drivers-tips-20190207-story.html

Michael Crichton, Science Studies, and the Technothriller (2015) http://histscifi.com/essays/radin/technothriller

The Northwest Climate Toolbox https://climatetoolbox.org/

A380 cancellations by Qantas raise new questions about the superjumbo’s future https://edition.cnn.com/2019/02/07/business/qantas-airbus-a380/index.html

Nurx Is Hiring a Head of Machine Learning https://grnh.se/cf519cdb2

Building a fashion search engine with deep learning https://blog.floydhub.com/similar-fashion-images/

Machine Learning for Everyone https://vas3k.com/blog/machine_learning/?ref=hn

Pika/pack – NPM packaging, reimagined https://www.pikapkg.com/blog/introducing-pika-pack/

The Knot Book: Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Knots (1994) [pdf] http://math.harvard.edu/~ctm/home/text/books/adams/knot_book/knot_book.pdf

New Tonga island ’now home to flowers and owls’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-47153797

Novels with giant, possibly magical, libraries https://www.charlieharrington.com/novels-with-libraries

Theophrastus’ Characters: An Ancient Take on Bad Behavior https://www.city-journal.org/theophrastus-behavior

Making a DIY text laser projector https://habr.com/en/post/438618/

PDP-1 FPGA Implementation in Verilog, with CRT, Teletype and Console https://github.com/hrvach/fpg1

Declarative Programming: Is It a Real Thing? (2015) https://www.toptal.com/software/declarative-programming

Sweden’s leave of absence system helps workers launch their own business http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20190206-swedens-surprising-rule-for-time-off

My disabled son – ‘the nobleman, the philanderer, the detective’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/disability-47064773

PC Speaker To Eleven https://habr.com/en/post/439192/

WTF is JAMstack? https://jamstack.wtf/

Miyu Kojima Creates Miniature Replicas of Lonely Deaths http://www.spoon-tamago.com/2018/10/03/miyu-kojima-miniature-kodokushi/

Osaka.rs – Rust async without the noise http://aep.github.io/rust-async-without-the-noise/

How to prevent cryptographic pitfalls by design [video] https://fosdem.org/2019/schedule/event/crypto_pitfalls/

AMD Radeon VII Review: An Unexpected Shot at the High End https://www.anandtech.com/show/13923/the-amd-radeon-vii-review

The Bad News About Helicopter Parenting: It Works https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/07/opinion/helicopter-parents-economy.html

The designer who doesn’t code http://metamn.io/beat/the-designer-who-doesnt-code/

Security researcher won’t share MacOS exploit details with Apple out of protest https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/06/mac-keychain-exploit/

Show HN: Drupal on AWS interactive architecture diagram https://app.ilograph.com/demo.Drupal%20on%20AWS

Show HN: Security and Docker: tips and tricks https://made2591.github.io/posts/docker-security

Training bees to perform simple addition and subtraction https://www.pbs.org/newshour/science/how-to-teach-a-honeybee-to-do-math

Explanation in Human-AI Systems: Meta-Review of Explainable AI https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.01876

Google warns about two iOS zero-days ’exploited in the wild’ https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-warns-about-two-ios-zero-days-exploited-in-the-wild/

Raspberry Pi Opens First High Street Store in Cambridge https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-47143411

Eric Schmidt thought ’Don’t Be Evil’ was ’the stupidest rule ever’ (2013) https://www.theverge.com/2013/5/13/4326424/eric-schmidt-once-thought-dont-be-evil-was-stupidest-rule-ever

Marker: A terminal command palette https://github.com/pindexis/marker

The Surprising Value of Obvious Insights https://mitsmr.com/2Bh90tV

Germany cracks down on Facebook for ’abuse of market power’ https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/07/german-antitrust-watchdog-cracks-down-on-facebook.html

In Controversial Study, Tiny Fish Appears as Self-Aware as Chimps, Dolphins https://www.inverse.com/article/53117-is-a-cleaner-wrasse-self-aware

Show HN: Collect Email Replies into a Google Sheet https://mail2sheet.com

Spotify bans ad blockers in updated Terms of Service https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/7/18215845/spotify-ad-blockers-terms-of-service

VSCode January 2019 (version 1.31) released https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_31

I Cut the ’Big Five’ Tech Giants from My Life by Blocking Their IP Addresses https://gizmodo.com/i-cut-the-big-five-tech-giants-from-my-life-it-was-hel-1831304194

A Lyapunov-based approach for safe RL algorithms https://ai.facebook.com/blog/lyapunov-based-safe-reinforcement-learning/

The brain exceeds the most powerful computers in efficiency https://mindmatters.ai/2019/02/the-brain-exceeds-the-most-powerful-computers-in-efficiency/

Johnson and Johnson will be the first drugmaker to list pill prices in TV ads https://www.marketwatch.com/story/johnson-johnson-will-be-the-first-drugmaker-to-list-pill-prices-in-tv-ads-2019-02-07

RIAA Lawyers Botched a Big One Against flvto.biz – So What’s Next? https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2019/01/25/riaa-flvto-biz/

Google Fiber’s secret weapon in its gigabit comeback has failed https://www.cnet.com/news/google-fibers-secret-weapon-in-its-gigabit-comeback-has-failed/

A deeper tech concern is at the core of the U.S.-Huawei spat https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/02/04/deeper-tech-concern-is-core-us-huawei-spat/

Show HN: Collection of networking tool examples for ordinary developers https://github.com/peterlamar/networking-examples

What Queries Does Microsoft’s Telemetry Service Run on Your Sql Server? https://www.brentozar.com/archive/2019/02/what-queries-does-microsofts-telemetry-service-run-on-your-sql-server/

Heroku – Sales and Use Tax https://www.heroku.com/salestax

JavaScript Libraries for Data Visualization to Use in 2019 https://www.monterail.com/blog/javascript-libraries-data-visualization

Troubleshooting Deep Neural Networks: A Field Guide to Fixing Your Model http://josh-tobin.com/troubleshooting-deep-neural-networks

Regular Expression Search with Suffix Arrays (2015) https://blog.nelhage.com/2015/02/regular-expression-search-with-suffix-arrays/

A spider that preys on blood-filled female mosquitoes https://www.pnas.org/content/102/42/15155

My Chevy Bolt Is on Third Battery Pack: Here’s Why https://insideevs.com/chevrolet-bolt-battery-died-twice-why

Carl Hewitt, Creator of the Actor Model on Concurrency Past, Present and Future https://www.erlang-solutions.com/blog/let-s-talkconcurrency-with-carl-hewitt.html

An Introduction to SOLID, Tim Berners-Lee’s New, Re-Decentralized Web https://medium.freecodecamp.org/an-introduction-to-solid-tim-berners-lees-new-re-decentralized-web-25d6b78c523b

$1.85B Postmates has filed to go public https://www.businessinsider.com/postmates-ipo-public-2019-2

Google and Waze Must Stop Sharing Drunken-Driving Checkpoints, NYPD Demands https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/06/nyregion/waze-nypd-location.html

Forget standing desks: to stay healthy, you’ve got to move all day https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/feb/06/exercise-health-move-all-day-standing-desk

Watch a Single Cell Grow into a Full Organism in This 6-Minute Timelapse https://petapixel.com/2019/02/07/watch-a-single-cell-grow-into-a-full-organism-in-this-6-minute-timelapse/

Vantablack, one of the darkest substances known https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vantablack

Germany just told Facebook to stop tracking users around the internet https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/3kgkqw/germany-facebook-stop-tracking-users-around-the-internet

Beware of the Home DNA Kit You May Find Yourself Being Sued by a Sperm Bank https://abovethelaw.com/2019/02/beware-of-the-home-dna-kit-you-may-find-yourself-being-sued-by-a-sperm-bank/

Skype Can Now Blur Background So You Don’t Have to Frantically Tidy Your Room https://gizmodo.com/skype-can-now-blur-your-background-so-you-dont-have-to-1832408791

Solving Artificial Intelligence’s Problem with Gender and Racial Bias http://time.com/5520558/artificial-intelligence-racial-gender-bias/

Show HN: Vanillin – JavaScript DOM Library http://metaes.org/docs-vanillin.html

Human consciousness is supported by dynamic complex patterns of brain signals http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/2/eaat7603.full

Researchers dismantle Mark Zuckerberg’s “meaningful interactions” argument https://www.fastcompany.com/90300343/stanford-researchers-dismantle-mark-zuckerbergs-meaningful-interactions-argument

AAA confirms what Tesla, BMW, Nissan EV owners suspected of cold weather https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/06/aaa-confirms-what-tesla-bmw-nissan-ev-owners-suspected-of-cold-weather.html

Show HN: Konami Code Using React Hooks https://codesandbox.io/s/yq6lvqxo6x

What the ’meat paradox’ reveals about moral decision making http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190206-what-the-meat-paradox-reveals-about-moral-decision-making

Reddit Set to Land $150M Investment from a Chinese Censorship Powerhouse https://gizmodo.com/reddit-banned-in-china-is-reportedly-set-to-land-150-1832375439

Raspberry Pi Opens First High Street Store in Cambridge https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-47143411

Germany Restricts Facebook’s Data Gathering https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/07/technology/germany-facebook-data.html