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Show HN: DeskGap – Like Electron, but uses the system webview https://deskgap.com/

Kara Swisher interview of Jack Dorsey transcript https://danluu.com/karajack/

1991 – a server-side web framework written in Forth http://www.1-9-9-1.com/

NIST Reveals 26 Algorithms Advancing to the Post-Quantum Crypto ‘Semifinals’ https://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2019/01/nist-reveals-26-algorithms-advancing-post-quantum-crypto-semifinals

Cloud Programming Simplified: A Berkeley View on Serverless Computing https://rise.cs.berkeley.edu/blog/a-berkeley-view-on-serverless-computing/

If you use Skype, your contacts may now be exposed http://www.steverrobbins.com/articles/skype-serious-privacy-breach/

CPU Clocks and Clock Interrupts, and Their Effects on Schedulers (2015) https://accu.org/index.php/journals/2185

Gusto (YC W12) is hiring product designers to build the future of pay https://boards.greenhouse.io/gusto/jobs/875335

Activision-Blizzard lays off 775 people after “record results in 2018” https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/02/activision-blizzard-lays-off-775-people-after-record-results-in-2018/

Notes on Computational Group Theory (2010) [pdf] https://www.math.colostate.edu/~hulpke/CGT/cgtnotes.pdf

Bootstrap 5 will remove jQuery as a dependency https://github.com/twbs/bootstrap/pull/23586

Gates Foundation annual letter https://www.gatesnotes.com/2019-Annual-Letter

GitHub Classroom and Travis CI Improved Students’ Grades https://github.blog/2019-02-12-how-github-classroom-and-travis-ci-improved-students-grades/

Why the attack on our cameraman was no surprise https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47219957

Hacking Laws are Silly, don’t click this link https://breakthelaw.xyz/

CERN day 1: rebuilding the first web browser https://remysharp.com/2019/02/12/cern-day-1

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/

Google and IBM still trying desperately to move cloud market share needle https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/12/google-and-ibm-still-trying-desperately-to-move-cloud-market-share-needle/

El Chapo Trial: Why His I.T. Guy Had a Nervous Breakdown https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/10/nyregion/el-chapo-trial.html

Researchers use Intel SGX to put malware beyond the reach of antivirus software https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/02/researchers-use-intel-sgx-to-put-malware-beyond-the-reach-of-antivirus-software/

Show HN: Radio station WWV audio simulation https://wwv.mcodes.org

Dr Bernard Peuto, the Architect of the Zilog Z8000 Processor Has Died https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/12/peuto_zilog_z8000_obituary/

Show HN: Open source balloon simulation with Three.js https://alexanderperrin.com.au/triangles/ballooning/

Vim Is Saving Me Hours of Work When Writing Books and Courses https://nickjanetakis.com/blog/vim-is-saving-me-hours-of-work-when-writing-books-and-courses

Show HN: Synesthesia – Optimizing brainfuck compiler implemented as Nim macros https://github.com/Jeff-Ciesielski/synesthesia

Making Out-of-Print Pre-1942 books available with “Last 20” provision https://blog.archive.org/2019/02/12/making-books-available-with-last-20-provision/

Mapping Motor Vehicle Collisions in New York City https://toddwschneider.com/posts/nyc-motor-vehicle-collisions-map/

A 25-Inch Plot of Land in Greenwich Village Embodied ‘a Resistance’ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/10/nyregion/hess-triangle-greenwich-village.html

SGX malware PoC released https://github.com/sgxrop/sgxrop

Show HN: Building a zero-latency WordPress front-end https://github.com/trambarhq/relaks-wordpress-example

Google and Facebook should be regulated for news content, UK government report https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/12/google-facebook-apple-news-should-be-regulated-uk-government-report.html

Strict ID Laws Don’t Stop Voters: Evidence from a U.S. Nationwide Panel https://www.nber.org/papers/w25522

A letter to Steven Pinker about global poverty https://www.jasonhickel.org/blog/2019/2/3/pinker-and-global-poverty

Volt: Fast native desktop client for Slack and Skype https://volt.ws

Show HN: Server Hunter – Easily browse over 11,000 VPS and Dedicated Servers https://www.serverhunter.com

Apple fails to block porn and gambling “enterprise” apps https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/12/apple-porn-gambling-apps/

Incremental Learning – A continuous learning approach (2018) https://kishorepv.github.io/The-value-of-Incremental_learning/

San Francisco delays Mission housing over potentially historic laundromat https://sf.curbed.com/2018/2/14/17012606/laundromat-2918-mission-delay-historic-ronen

A tiny Swiss company thinks it can help stop climate change https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/12/magazine/climeworks-business-climate-change.html

The memory safety problem isn’t bad coders https://medium.com/@sgrif/no-the-problem-isnt-bad-coders-ed4347810270

Under Amazon, Whole Foods prices were expected to decrease but they’re rising https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/2/12/18222200/whole-foods-price-increase-amazon

Ubuntu Developers Seem to Be Pursuing ZFS Root Partition Support on the Desktop https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Ubuntu-Desktop-ZFS-Root-Again

Evolution of Positioning Techniques in Cellular Networks, from 2G to 4G (2017) https://www.hindawi.com/journals/wcmc/2017/2315036/

Bill Gates: Textbooks are becoming obsolete https://www.gatesnotes.com/2019-Annual-Letter#ALChapter8

Show HN: Yogi, Document Clustering as a Service https://cluster.meetyogi.com/

Edit My Ex – Remove Your Ex from Your Photos https://www.editmyex.com/

Show HN: Pino – Open source web app for membership management https://pinomembers.com

Converting objects to hash signatures in JavaScript https://kuby.ca/converting-objects-to-hash-signatures-in-javascript/

First Big Depression Advance Since Prozac Nears FDA Approval - Esketamine https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-12/first-big-depression-advance-since-prozac-nears-fda-approval

Record Profits for Blizzard 8% Layoffs for Missed Expectations https://variety.com/2019/gaming/news/activision-blizzard-layoffs-1203136982/

Why Searches Are Elegantly Simplistic and What Goes Through Your User’s Mind https://chagency.co.uk/blog/experiences/why-searches-are-elegantly-simplistic-and-what-goes-through-your-users-mind/

Tesla self-driving car gets confused, crashes on highway – CBS News https://www.cbsnews.com/news/tesla-self-driving-car-gets-confused-and-crashes-on-highway/

This person does not exist https://thispersondoesnotexist.com/

Free Messaging App for Slack, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Telegram and More https://meetfranz.com/

Reddit’s revenue per user is much lower than that of other social networks https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/11/reddit-users-are-the-least-valuable-of-any-social-network.html

Show HN: A linter for MySQL https://github.com/joereynolds/sql-lint

Email Provider VFEmail Suffers ‘Catastrophic’ Hack https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/02/email-provider-vfemail-suffers-catastrophic-hack/

Tesla Autopilot Refuses to Disengage, Crashes Vehicle https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2019/02/11/telsa-self-driving-car-crashed-nj/

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

Acoustic waves can monitor stiffness of living cells http://news.mit.edu/2019/acoustic-waves-monitor-stiffness-living-cells-0211

Venezuela Starts to Regulate Bitcoin as Trading Volume Hits All-Time High https://sociable.co/technology/venezuela-regulate-bitcoin-trading-volume/

Queued Linux Patches to Better Track AVX-512, Allowing for Better Task Placement https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-AVX-512-Usage-Tasks

Burning Man Comes Out Against Instagram Influencers and Coachella-Ification https://www.wmagazine.com/story/burning-man-instagram-influencers-sponcon-marian-goodell-letter

Dr Bernard L Peuto, the architect of the Zilog Z-8000 chip, has died https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/12/rip_dr_pueto_zilog_and_sun_star/

Email Provider VFEmail Suffers ‘Catastrophic’ Hack https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/02/email-provider-vfemail-suffers-catastrophic-hack/

Why Inflation Is Much Worse Than the Headline Numbers Suggest http://thesoundingline.com/why-inflation-is-much-worse-than-the-headline-numbers-suggest/

If anyone cares: Get rid of new Facebook sponsored posts https://hackernoon.com/how-i-get-rid-of-the-new-sponsored-facebook-posts-138d013f4bbe

Using Global Localization to Improve Navigation https://ai.googleblog.com/2019/02/using-global-localization-to-improve.html

The ligueduLOL cyberbullying case is the French media’s day of reckoning https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/feb/12/liguedulol-cyberbullying-case-french-media-reckoning-trolls

A bug bounty bug explained, step by step https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3SXDBMGGb8&feature=youtu.be

Elon Musk: Ticket to Mars to cost less than $500k https://www.twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1094796246613516289

To end mass incarceration, cap all prison sentences at 20 years – Vox https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/2/12/18184070/maximum-prison-sentence-cap-mass-incarceration

IE is a ’compatibility solution’, to be used selectively, warns Microsoft exec https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-security-chief-ie-is-not-a-browser-so-stop-using-it-as-your-default/

Exploring the UX of web-annotations https://tomcritchlow.com/2019/02/12/annotations/

3 years later, IntelliJ is still unusably slow on macOS with a 4K display https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/JRE-526

[video]IBM Project Debater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3u-1yttrVw

Google and Facebook warn AI may do dumb things https://www.wired.com/story/google-microsoft-warn-ai-may-do-dumb-things/

Lufthansa Sues Hidden City Ticketholder for Throwing His Ticket https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/lufthansa-sues-passenger-scli-intl/index.html

Solution to Harvard’s admissions problem is simple: run a lottery https://qz.com/1520155/harvard-needs-to-introduce-a-lottery-for-truly-fair-admissions/

Ludwig – A toolbox to train and test deep learning models without code https://uber.github.io/ludwig/

Uber released Ludwig, a deep learning toolbox where hardly any coding skill https://uber.github.io/ludwig/index.html