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Arborists Have Cloned Ancient Redwoods from Their Massive Stumps https://e360.yale.edu/digest/arborists-have-cloned-ancient-redwoods-from-their-massive-stumps

McCarthy’s Ambiguous Operator http://www.randomhacks.net/2005/10/11/amb-operator/

The Bias Bias in Behavioral Economics https://www.nowpublishers.com/article/Details/RBE-0092

Mars One, which offered 1-way trips to Mars, declared bankrupt https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/mars-one-bankrupt-1.5014522

An optimization guide for assembly programmers and compiler makers (2018) [pdf] https://www.agner.org/optimize/microarchitecture.pdf

New Evidence for the Strange Geometry of Thought http://nautil.us/blog/new-evidence-for-the-geometry-of-thought

Low Level Programming of the Raspberry Pi in C (2013) http://www.pieter-jan.com/node/15

US iPhone users spent, on average, $79 on apps last year, up 36% from 2017 https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/11/us-iphone-users-spent-79-last-year-up-36-from-2017/

Forge – Work with Git forges from the comfort of Magit https://github.com/magit/forge/

Russia to disconnect from the internet as part of a planned test https://www.zdnet.com/article/russia-to-disconnect-from-the-internet-as-part-of-a-planned-test/

What’s a Gadgetbahn? (2017) http://www.cat-bus.com/2017/12/gadgetbahn/

The night parrot, Australia’s most elusive bird https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-10/night-parrot-chase/10612496

Android Phones Can Be Hacked Remotely by Viewing Malicious PNG Image https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2019-02-01.html

One analyst’s attempts to demystify the types of traffic Google sends publishers https://blog.parse.ly/post/7689/analyst-demystify-traffic-google-sends-publishers/

The Moral Equivalent of War (1906) https://www.uky.edu/~eushe2/Pajares/moral.html

‘Minimal’ cell raises stakes in race to harness synthetic life (2016) https://www.nature.com/news/minimal-cell-raises-stakes-in-race-to-harness-synthetic-life-1.19633

Ludwig, a Code-Free Deep Learning Toolbox https://eng.uber.com/introducing-ludwig/

Vanguard dramatically cuts its expected rate of return for the stock market https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/11/vanguard-cuts-expected-return-for-stock-market-over-the-next-decade.html

Reddit confirms $300M Series D led by China’s Tencent at $3B value https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/11/reddit-300-million/

Colloquium: A Century of Noether’s Theorem https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.01989

Ian Peter’s History of the Internet (2004) https://www.nethistory.info/History%20of%20the%20Internet/index.html

Datashader: turns even the largest data into images, accurately http://datashader.org/

The Mathematics of the Rubik’s Cube (2009) [pdf] https://web.mit.edu/sp.268/www/rubik.pdf

Cryptocurrency Was Their Way Out of South Korea’s Lowest Rungs https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/10/business/south-korea-bitcoin-cryptocurrencies.html

StyleGAN Trained on Anime Faces (Japanese) https://twitter.com/_Ryobot/status/1095160640241651712

New Horizons’ Evocative Farewell Glance at Ultima Thule https://phys.org/news/2019-02-horizons-evocative-farewell-glance-ultima.html

CVE-2019-5736: runc container breakout https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q1/119

Bounty Hunt Announced on Swiss eVoting System https://onlinevote-pit.ch/details/

Woven image from 1839 was an important step in the history of computing (2016) http://www.historyofinformation.com/detail.php?entryid=2245

When targets and metrics are bad for business https://thehustle.co/Goodharts-Law

Show HN: Spektral – Deep learning on graphs with Keras https://github.com/danielegrattarola/spektral

Microsoft: 70 percent of all security bugs are memory safety issues https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-70-percent-of-all-security-bugs-are-memory-safety-issues/

SoftBank’s next bet: $940M into autonomous delivery startup Nuro https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/11/softbanks-next-bet-940m-into-autonomous-delivery-startup-nuro/

Zeplin (YC S15) Is Hiring Software Engineers and Product Designers https://zeplin.io/careers

PyPy v7.0.0: triple release of 2.7, 3.5 and 3.6-alpha https://morepypy.blogspot.com/2019/02/pypy-v700-triple-release-of-27-35-and.html

What every physicist should know about string theory https://physicstoday.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/PT.3.2980?journalCode=pto

Metabase, an Uber Co-Founder’s New Big Data Startup, Raises $13M https://news.crunchbase.com/news/metabase-an-uber-co-founders-new-big-data-startup-raises-13m/30/

Scientists Discover Evidence of Long “Ocean Memory” https://eos.org/articles/scientists-discover-evidence-of-long-ocean-memory

Next.js 8 released https://nextjs.org/blog/next-8

An Enterprise Primer – what to know about enterprise software before you pivot http://blairreeves.me/2018/07/17/an-enterprise-primer/?resubmit=hn

Developers Are the Problem, Not Monoliths https://codeboje.de/developers-problem-not-monoliths/

620M accounts across 16 ’hacked’ websites now for sale on dark web https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/11/dark_web_accounts_for_sale/

I tried to keep my unborn child secret from Facebook and Google https://www.wired.co.uk/article/the-internet-hates-secrets

What Is OpenTracing? Everything You Need to Get Started https://scalyr.com/blog/what-is-opentracing/

Preserve the Heritage; Ski with Wood http://www.woodenskis.com/

Feynman on Fermat’s Last Theorem (2016) http://www.lbatalha.com/blog/feynman-on-fermats-last-theorem

WordPress plugin flaw lets you take over entire sites https://www.zdnet.com/article/wordpress-plugin-flaw-lets-you-take-over-entire-sites/

Google Voice adds VoIP feature to all users https://twitter.com/happyinwater/status/1095026062533246976

Mathematician Emmy Noether’s Theorem Changed Physics http://discovermagazine.com/2017/june/the-universe-according-to-emmy-noether

If It Ain’t TypeScript It Ain’t Sexy https://developer.okta.com/blog/2019/02/11/if-it-aint-typescript

Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-maintaining-american-leadership-artificial-intelligence/

SAP Open Sources UI5 Web Components https://twitter.com/OpenUI5/status/1094986740610134016

Journalism Isn’t Dying, It’s Returning to Its Roots https://www.wired.com/story/journalism-isnt-dying-its-returning-its-roots/

I stole £30,000 from my mum to make millions https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47156317

A man who made and sold cheat for Grand Theft Auto now owes the creators $150k https://www.businessinsider.com/grand-theft-auto-cheats-copyright-2019-2

ExFaKT: a framework for explaining facts over knowledge graphs and text https://blog.acolyer.org/2019/02/11/exfakt-a-framework-for-explaining-facts-over-knowledge-graphs-and-text/

Chrome plugin that adds a laugh track to all videos https://labs.earthpeople.se/2019/02/make-all-videos-fun-to-watch/

Pricing Experiments You Might Not Know, but Can Learn From https://conversionxl.com/blog/pricing-experiments-you-might-not-know-but-can-learn-from/

O.MG Cable: Malicious USB Cable with WiFi http://mg.lol/blog/omg-cable/

PG&E’s response to past pipeline fires too slow, investigators say https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/PG-E-response-to-pipeline-fires-a-past-problem-13604651.php

Israel may have sought to influence the 2016 election as much as Russia https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1095068787810934784.html

Neural Networks, Manifolds, and Topology (2014) https://colah.github.io/posts/2014-03-NN-Manifolds-Topology/

The explosive growth of license plate reader cameras in the US https://qz.com/1540488/in-just-two-years-9000-of-these-cameras-were-installed-to-spy-on-your-car/

Why I quit a $500K job at Amazon to work for myself https://danielvassallo.com/only-intrinsic-motivation-lasts/

The Maldives counts the cost of its debts to China https://www.ft.com/content/c8da1c8a-2a19-11e9-88a4-c32129756dd8

Show HN: Pennywall is a donation-wall / tip-jar / paywall for sharing your links https://github.com/0xfe/pennywall

Why Deliberate Practice Matters for Entrepreneurs https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/326343

Russia considers ’unplugging’ from internet https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47198426

Matt Welsh on “Why I’m Leaving Google for a Startup” https://medium.com/@mdwdotla/why-im-leaving-google-for-a-startup-88be418236d8

How Much Money Top Chess Players Earn in Prizes https://worldchess.com/news/898

There’s Still So Much We Need to Learn About Weed–and Fast https://www.wired.com/story/theres-still-so-much-we-need-to-learn-about-weed/

Elon Musk: A Round-Trip Ticket to Mars Will Cost Just $100,000 https://futurism.com/the-byte/elon-musk-round-trip-mars

What AWS can learn from Google’s roaring Kubernetes success https://www.techrepublic.com/article/what-aws-can-learn-from-googles-roaring-kubernetes-success/

Show HN: Tech jobs with salary range https://pewa.site/

Russia plans to ’unplug’ from internet https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47198426

Reusable Code in React: Inheritance, Composition, Decorators and Mixins https://benmccormick.org/2019/02/11/reusable-react

Processing large volumes of data safely and fast using Node.js and PostgreSQL https://medium.com/@gajus/processing-large-volumes-of-data-safely-and-fast-using-node-js-and-postgresql-6aa62392cadb

Russia to disconnect from the internet as part of a planned test https://www.zdnet.com/article/russia-to-disconnect-from-the-internet-as-part-of-a-planned-test/

Show HN: UX Screenshots – Free library of mobile app user flows screenshots http://www.uxscreenshots.com

Show HN: LifeHQ – My Complete Achievement and Productivity System https://www.lifehqapp.com/

Can You Find the Bug in This Code? https://victorzhou.com/blog/a-javascript-bug-i-had-once

Dating apps face questions over age checks after report exposes child abuse https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/11/dating-apps-face-questions-over-age-checks-after-report-exposes-child-abuse/