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Chrome Will Soon Let You Share Links to a Specific Word or Sentence on a Page https://www.chromestory.com/2019/02/chrome-scroll-to-text/

The D Programming Language Conference 2019 https://dconf.org/2019/index.html

A proof that Unix utility sed is Turing complete https://catonmat.net/proof-that-sed-is-turing-complete

Replacing JavaScript Hot Path with WebAssembly https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2019/02/hotpath-with-wasm

24 years of Delphi and Delphi 10.3.1 is out Today http://blog.marcocantu.com/blog/2019-february-24-years-delphi.html

Better Language Models and Their Implications https://blog.openai.com/better-language-models/

You Don’t Need to Quit Your Job to Make https://blog.stephsmith.io/you-dont-need-to-quit-your-job-to-make/

Marp: Markdown Presentation Writer https://yhatt.github.io/marp/

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Deep Feature Extraction http://www.basilica.ai/blog/the-unreasonable-effectiveness-of-deep-feature-extraction/

Amazon Pulls Out of Planned New York City Campus https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/14/nyregion/amazon-hq2-queens.html

Sample cloud-native application with microservices https://github.com/GoogleCloudPlatform/microservices-demo

AI text generator not released for concerns about implications https://blog.openai.com/better-language-models/#sample5

PHYS771 Lecture 19: Time Travel https://www.scottaaronson.com/democritus/lec19.html

ECS back and forth: a journey from OOP programming to component-based models https://skypjack.github.io/ecs-baf-part-1/

VPNSecure moves company from Australia to Hong Kong due to anti-encryption regs https://www.reddit.com/r/privacytoolsIO/comments/aqix0z/vpnsecure_moves_company_from_australia_to_hong/

JP Morgan Unveils USD-Backed Cryptocurrency for B2B Payments https://decryptmedia.com/5173/jp-morgan-coin-cryptocurrency

RISC-V on the Verge of Broad Adoption https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1334311

Zendar (YC S17) Is Looking for a FPGA Engineer http://www.zendar.io/fpga-engineer.html

Show HN: Scannable Chess Scoresheets https://www.reinechess.com/

PostgreSQL 11 Reestablishes Window Functions Leadership https://modern-sql.com/blog/2019-02/postgresql-11

Show HN: HTML5 MMORPG – almost 7 years in the making https://data.mo.ee/index2.html?hackernews=1

Facebook Open Sources ELF OpenGo https://facebook.ai/developers/tools/elf-opengo

India Proposes Chinese-Style Internet Censorship https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/14/technology/india-internet-censorship.html

More Than 300 Free Curated HTML Template https://htmltemplates.co/

Problem solving with Unix commands http://vegardstikbakke.com/unix/

The Economic Value of Rapid Response Time (1982) https://jlelliotton.blogspot.com/p/the-economic-value-of-rapid-response.html

Sloth – Mac app that shows all open files and sockets in use https://github.com/sveinbjornt/Sloth

Making a Menger sponge in stained glass http://joshmillard.com/sgmenger/

Show HN: AIDomainSearch – Find the Perfect Domain with AI https://aidomainsearch.com/?

Tart – terminal art program https://github.com/jtdaugherty/tart

Algorithms Behind Modern Storage Systems https://www.infoq.com/presentations/storage-algorithms

Retro-Tinged Game Controllers: BX Foundry’s Handmade Joysticks https://tedium.co/2019/02/07/bx-foundry-video-game-controllers

Show HN: Always Be Closing – Pull Request Management Service https://www.thoughtdealership.com/post/beta-testers-wanted

Lisp and the foundations of computing https://lwn.net/Articles/778550/

How to Make Connections That Count: Advice from an SV Veteran and Introvert https://firstround.com/review/how-to-make-connections-that-count-advice-from-a-silicon-valley-veteran-and-introvert/

Figma raises $40MM Series C round led by Sequoia https://www.figma.com/blog/figma-series-c

Exposure to Glyphosate-Based Herbicides Increases Risk for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1383574218300887

Sharding the Shards: Managing Datastore Locality in Facebook at Scale with Akkio https://muratbuffalo.blogspot.com/2019/02/paper-review-sharding-shards-managing.html

Brexit needs a consitutional convention https://mebassett.info/brexit-constitutional-convention.html

Wealthfront Introduces 2.24% APY Cash Account https://blog.wealthfront.com/introducing-wealthfront-cash-account#

8-char Windows NTLM password can be cracked in under 2.5hrs https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/14/password_length/

Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47227767

CindyJS: a framework for interactive mathematical content on the web https://cindyjs.org/

What we did when our investors told us we weren’t working hard enough https://blog.charliehr.com/what-we-did-when-our-investors-told-us-we-werent-working-hard-enough/

Frie Otto – Modeling with Soap Films (c. 1961) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IW7o25NmeA

The Final Version of the EU’s Copyright Directive Is the Worst One Yet https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/02/final-version-eus-copyright-directive-worst-one-yet

What happens when social media manipulation targets religious faith? https://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-the-secret-facebook-war-for-mormon-hearts-and-minds

Chinese company leaves Muslim-tracking facial recognition database exposed https://www.zdnet.com/article/chinese-company-leaves-muslim-tracking-facial-recognition-database-exposed-online/

Plotting hearts with Python and C https://github.com/susam/heart

TablePlus – Native GUI tool for relational databases (2018) https://tableplus.io/

Google’s Waymo risks repeating Silicon Valley’s most famous blunder https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/02/googles-waymo-risks-repeating-silicon-valleys-most-famous-blunder/

The Green Nuclear Deal: Eliminate Fossil Fuels with Nuclear Power https://twitter.com/subschneider/status/1096110191718879233

New AI fake text generator may be too dangerous to release, say creators https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/feb/14/elon-musk-backed-ai-writes-convincing-news-fiction

Anti-Application video for YC120 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px9OjW7GB0Q

Micro HTML and CSS Only Framework for Slides/Presentations https://twitter.com/giuseppegurgone/status/1096051462407405568

Open source plugins for automatic programming metrics https://wakatime.com/

Amazon’s Home Surveillance Chief Declared War on “Dirtbag Criminals” https://theintercept.com/2019/02/14/amazon-ring-police-surveillance/

Linux Kernel Getting Io_uring to Deliver Fast and Efficient I/O https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-io_uring-Fast-Efficient

Silent speech recognition using surface electromyography https://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/biomedical/devices/hey-siri-read-my-lips

European Parliament Approves Controversial “Meme Ban” https://futurism.com/the-eu-agreed-on-the-final-text-of-a-meme-ban/

Show HN: Cortex – machine learning infrastructure for developers https://github.com/cortexlabs/cortex

Request for Startups: Remote tools for remote teams https://earnestcapital.com/request-for-startups-1-remote/

Climate Change Special Report: Gone in a Generation https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/national/gone-in-a-generation

Introducing the Wealthfront Cash Account https://cloud.em.wealthfront.com/cash_signup

Incompleteness ex Machina – proving Goedel’s theorems in terms of algorithms [pdf] https://www.scottaaronson.com/incompleteness.pdf

Audio AI: isolating vocals from stereo music using Convolutional Neural Networks https://towardsdatascience.com/audio-ai-isolating-vocals-from-stereo-music-using-convolutional-neural-networks-210532383785

[OpSec] Auto lock screen when you depart with the smartphone https://github.com/qertoip/lock-unless-smartphone

Experimenting with Bluetooth in JavaScript in Web, Hybrid and React Native Apps https://www.voorhoede.nl/en/blog/bluetooth-anywhere/

Detailed notes on computer science topics, in one page https://github.com/darshanime/notes

Show HN: As a dwarf on the shoulders of giants http://lambdaway.free.fr/lambdaspeech/?view=factory_201902_paper

Using neuroscience to develop artificial intelligence – by Shimon Ullman http://science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6428/692

Useful Tips to Use Figma for Prototyping https://trydesignlab.com/figma-101-course/introduction-to-figma

Why is a prison company storing the voice prints of even innocent people? https://www.fastcompany.com/90307401/why-is-a-prison-company-storing-the-voice-prints-of-even-innocent-people

Simulation suggests 68 percent of the universe may not exist (2017) https://newatlas.com/dark-energy-existence-questioned/48708/

Hashcat 6 with 8 x 2080ti cracks 8-character passwords in 2:30h on benchmarks https://twitter.com/TinkerSec/status/1096046635593928704

Infinite loops and doomed machines http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2019/02/13/loopy/

OpenAI unveils multitalented AI that writes, translates, and slanders https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/14/18224704/ai-machine-learning-language-models-read-write-openai-gpt2

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

Microsoft starts testing a version of Windows 10 it won’t release until 2020 https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/14/18225180/microsoft-windows-10-codename-20h1-update-testing-2020-release-date

Show HN: Voices – Text to speech using familiar A.I. generated voices https://voice.headliner.app/

Two or more diet beverages a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/02/14/health/diet-soda-women-stroke-heart-attack/index.html

Netflix Has Saved Every Choice You’ve Ever Made in ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/j57gkk/netflix-has-saved-every-choice-youve-ever-made-in-black-mirror-bandersnatch

A Simple Go Package to Query Over JSON/YAML/XML/CSV Data https://github.com/thedevsaddam/gojsonq

Show HN: Image Loading The Right Way https://github.com/lucagez/tattica

VC economics, the billion startup lottery https://threader.app/thread/1095921569279311872

Leon is your open-source personal assistant https://github.com/leon-ai/leon

‘Upskirting’ now a specific crime as bill receives Royal Assent https://www.gov.uk/government/news/upskirting-now-a-specific-crime-after-bill-receives-royal-assent

Mediterranean diet study was hugely impactful.The science has fallen apart https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/6/20/17464906/mediterranean-diet-science-health-predimed

‘LSD can get deep down and reset the brain – like shaking up a snow globe’ https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/feb/10/amanda-feilding-lsd-can-reset-the-brain-interview

Liquidation Preference: Your Equity Could Be Worth Millions–Or Nothing (2018) https://angel.co/blog/liquidation-preference-your-equity-could-be-worth-millions-or-nothing?2018

Show HN: 8-bit Trump tweet guessing game in R https://apps.garrickadenbuie.com/trump-tweet-time/

“I’m moving out of state”: employees are trying to avoid California income tax https://www.recode.net/2019/2/6/18211362/uber-airbnb-tax-avoidance-california-ipo-wealth

Gates says tax policies like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s are missing the picture https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/12/18220756/bill-gates-tax-rate-70-percent-marginal-modern-monetary-theory

Amazon projected to pay 0 federal income tax, second year in a row https://theweek.com/speedreads/823590/amazon-pay-0-federal-income-taxes-second-year-row

Tell HN: Node.js koa-router package transferred to unknown user https://github.com/nodejs/package-maintenance/issues/77#issuecomment-463356844

Examples and best practices for building deep recommendation systems https://github.com/Microsoft/Recommenders

Sweden allows every employee to take six months off and start their own business https://www.businessinsider.com/sweden-lets-employees-take-six-months-off-start-own-business-2019-2

WoA Installer Also Brings Microsoft’s WoA to Raspberry Pi 3 https://www.windowslatest.com/2019/02/12/third-party-woa-installer-raspberry-pi-3/

A Survey of Computability Logic http://www.csc.villanova.edu/~japaridz/CL/