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Cache Eviction: When Are Randomized Algorithms Better Than LRU? (2014) http://danluu.com/2choices-eviction/

Flightradar24 – how it works https://habr.com/en/post/440596/

LD_PRELOAD: The Hero We Need and Deserve https://blog.jessfraz.com/post/ld_preload/

Muscle memory discovery ends ’use it or lose it’ dogma https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190125084106.htm

JPL Institutional Coding Standard for the C Programming Language (2009) [pdf] https://lars-lab.jpl.nasa.gov/JPL_Coding_Standard_C.pdf

Warning: Debian stable kernel upgrade breaks most ARM SBC https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=922478

Deciphering the Messages of Apple’s T2 Coprocessor https://duo.com/labs/research/apple-t2-xpc

Why I Gave Up on Extreme Minimalism (2015) http://www.janafadness.com/blog/no-extreme-minimalism/

How I Built the Flying Cart (1960) [pdf] http://www.vintageprojects.com/go-kart/flying-hovercraft.pdf

Show HN: On the fly color scheme selection for rxvt-unicode https://gitlab.com/trobador/urxvt-theme

NL-Graphs: A Hybrid Approach Toward Interactively Querying Semantic Data [pdf] http://2014.eswc-conferences.org/sites/default/files/papers/paper_211.pdf

Technical Recruiting Needs to Focus on Selling the Position https://leerob.io/blog/technical-recruiting-is-broken/

Oral history interview with George H. Heilmeier (1991) https://conservancy.umn.edu/handle/11299/107352

Y Combinator’s latest batch of startups is too big for one Demo Day stage https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/11/y-combinators-latest-batch-of-startups-is-too-big-for-one-demo-day-stage/

You probably don’t need a single-page app https://journal.plausible.io/you-probably-dont-need-a-single-page-app

16 Inch MacBook Pro and Other Apple Products predicted coming in 2019 https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/17/apple-16-inch-macbook-pro-display-more/

Evaluation of Supposed Contemporary Existence of Carcharodon Megalodon (1998) http://web.ncf.ca/bz050/megalodon.html

Etsy sellers say their bank accounts were emptied in major billing snafu https://boingboing.net/2019/02/17/etsy-sellers-say-their-bank-ac.html

An architecture of diversity for commonsense reasoning (2002) [pdf] http://www.jfsowa.com/ikl/McCarthy02.pdf

Facebook ’intentionally and knowingly’ violated UK data privacy laws https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/17/tech/facebook-fake-news-disinformation-report/index.html

Apple Said to Launch 16-Inch MacBook Pro with All-New Design in 2019 https://www.macrumors.com/2019/02/17/16-inch-macbook-pro-2019-kuo/

Meaningful life at older ages – relationship with prosperity, health, biology https://www.pnas.org/content/116/4/1207

Janet – A dynamic language and bytecode VM https://github.com/janet-lang/janet

Why a modern language like Kotlin makes a developer more productive https://kotlinexpertise.com/kotlin-productivity/

Man discovers 30 year old Apple computer still in working order https://edition.cnn.com/2019/02/17/tech/30-year-old-apple-computer-work-trnd/index.html

Mesh: Compacting Memory Management for C/C++ Applications https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.04738

Git-signatures – Multiple PGP signatures for your commits https://github.com/hashbang/git-signatures

Why limiting work-in-progress works https://lethain.com/limiting-wip/

Study Looks at Why Neolithic Humans Buried Their Dogs with Them https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/people-buried-their-dogs-them-4000-years-ago-180971502/

Deck-build – A powerful and tiny bash framework to build custom Docker images https://github.com/flexos-io/doc/wiki/deck_build

Streak (YC S11) Is Looking for Engineers in Vancouver, BC https://www.streak.com/offices/vancouver

The Book of Secret Knowledge – A collection of lists, blogs, hacks https://github.com/trimstray/the-book-of-secret-knowledge

Tech tips for people who are going to die someday (2015) https://medium.com/message/deathhacks-b767903b7c15

Tracking the trackers: Draw connections between scripts and domains on website https://medium.com/@woj_ciech/tracking-the-trackers-draw-connections-between-scripts-and-domains-on-website-360bc6a306df

The value of owning more books than you can read https://bigthink.com/personal-growth/value-of-unread-books

‘Trotsky’ Is an Icepick to the Heart of Soviet History https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/02/17/trotsky-is-an-icepick-to-the-heart-of-soviet-history/

Is “Senior Software Developer” a Meaningless Title? https://www.eduardobautista.com/senior-software-developers/

Builder vs. Programmer Perspective http://csapp.cs.cmu.edu/3e/perspective.html

AAAS: Machine learning ’causing science crisis’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47267081

Graceful Shutdown http://250bpm.com/blog:146

Declutter your downloads, one file at a time – Torimori Sweeper https://coffeeboo.itch.io/sweeper

The log/event processing pipeline you can’t have https://apenwarr.ca/log/20190216

Why My New Blog Isn’t on Medium – Dan Abramov https://medium.com/@dan_abramov/why-my-new-blog-isnt-on-medium-3b280282fbae

The EU’s new copyright laws threaten to destroy the internet https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-eus-new-copyright-laws-threaten-to-destroy-the-internet/

Trail runner comes forward: How I killed that mountain lion https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/02/14/mountain-lion-attack-colorado-trail-runner-2/

Parents at centre of measles outbreak didn’t vaccinate children https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/father-vancouver-measles-outbreak-1.5022891

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/

Web page service workers bypass ad-blockers after Chrome 72 upgrade? https://twitter.com/jviide/status/1096947294920949760

Show HN: ONNEMI-4211, A minimal coding style that can be used with any language https://github.com/erikpukinskis/onemmi-4211

Cookiez – Chrome extension to track cookies https://www.producthunt.com/posts/cookiez

Return of wolves to Germany pits farmers against environmentalists https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/17/germany-wolves-farmers-environmentalists

Western Digital’s RISC-V “SweRV” Core Design Released for Free https://www.anandtech.com/show/13964/western-digitals-riscv-swerv-core-released-for-free

Show HN: A blog running on a terminal emulator https://blog.jajoosam.repl.run

Show HN: Timeliner – A tool to download all your online content https://github.com/mholt/timeliner

Populism and the Future of White Majorities https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ev1Wyk5EsGY

All wide, randomly initialized deep learning models are Gaussian Processes https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.04760

Show HN: Free Disposable Temporary Email Service https://rainmail.xyz/

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