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ICANN Calls for DNSSEC for All Domains Following Domain Hijacking Attempts https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-02-22-en

The CPython Bytecode Compiler Is Dumb https://nullprogram.com/blog/2019/02/24/

New flaws in 4G, 5G allow attackers to intercept calls and track phone locations https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/24/new-4g-5g-security-flaws/

FastMail loses customers, faces calls to move over anti-encryption laws https://www.itnews.com.au/news/fastmail-loses-customers-faces-calls-to-move-over-anti-encryption-laws-519783

A psychiatrist who didn’t believe in mental illness (2013) https://aeon.co/essays/the-psychiatrist-who-didn-t-believe-in-mental-illness

Why Pascal Is Not My Favorite Programming Language (1981) https://www.lysator.liu.se/c/bwk-on-pascal.html

Major survey finds worms are rare or absent in 20% of fields in England https://www.fwi.co.uk/arable/land-preparation/soils/major-survey-finds-worms-are-rare-or-absent-in-20-of-fields

Loglisp: An Alternative to Prolog (1982) https://aitopics.org/download/classics:4A93472A

Is a shared database in microservices actually an anti-pattern? https://hackernoon.com/is-shared-database-in-microservices-actually-anti-pattern-8cc2536adfe4

How Discord Scaled Elixir to 5M Concurrent Users (2017) https://blog.discordapp.com/scaling-elixir-f9b8e1e7c29b

Can Programming Be Liberated, Period? (2008) [pdf] http://www.wisdom.weizmann.ac.il/~harel/papers/LiberatingProgramming.pdf

Paul Graham on the Transition to Meat Substitutes https://twitter.com/paulg/status/1099648817601921024

Taiwanese horror game boycotted, removed from China market, company apologizes https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3645413

CSS-Powered 3D Engine (2014) https://keithclark.co.uk/labs/css-fps/

A meta approach to implementing programming languages (2018) http://rickardlindberg.me/writing/rlmeta/

WiPhone: A professionally-packaged Arduino phone http://a.wiphone.io/

Remembering a Programming Language That Helped Shape the Digital New York Times https://open.nytimes.com/remembering-a-programming-language-that-helped-shape-the-digital-new-york-times-cd809d707c74

A FrankenPad Story: T25 with Quad-Core CPU and UHD LCD Panel https://kitsunyan.github.io/blog/frankenpad-story.html

The Surprising Power of Online Experiments (2017) https://hbr.org/2017/09/the-surprising-power-of-online-experiments

How the 1918 Flu Spread Across America (2017) https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/journal-plague-year-180965222/

The Case for Being Skeptical of Moral Outrage http://nautil.us/blog/the-case-for-being-skeptical-of-moral-outrage

The Cost of Abstraction (2016) http://250bpm.com/blog:86

Lightweight versions of websites without all the bloat https://github.com/mdibaiee/awesome-lite-websites

Stream Ring Theory – A Turing-Complete Stream Algebra https://zenodo.org/record/2565243#.XHGlbrqYWc0

AITopics, news and research about AI https://aitopics.org/

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

Enquire: Everything you wanted to know about your C compiler and machine https://homepages.cwi.nl/~steven/enquire.html

Tax Consequences of Medical Debt Forgiveness (2016) https://www.proskauertaxtalks.com/2016/06/last-week-tonight-debt-forgiveness/

Collection of 65 messaging patterns for enterprise integration https://www.enterpriseintegrationpatterns.com/patterns/messaging/index.html

Facebook attacked over app that reveals period dates of its users https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/feb/23/facebook-app-data-leaks

Directory of Open Access Journals http://www.doaj.org/

Containers as Kernel Objects – Again https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/780364/51230bfb2f59ce05/

Aptana.org Hacked? http://aptana.org

Meta-Learning in 50 Lines of JAX https://blog.evjang.com/2019/02/maml-jax.html

Drafting Only Men for the Military Is Unconstitutional, Judge Rules https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/24/us/military-draft-men-unconstitutional.html

The Treeographer https://thetreeographer.com/

ZPAQ – Incremental Journaling Backup Utility and Archiver http://mattmahoney.net/dc/zpaq.html

Mediums’ new model – why it sucks, and more business model ideas https://medium.com/@neilkakkar/dear-medium-80e5e82b5362

Why Be Honest If Honesty Doesn’t Pay (1990) https://hbr.org/1990/09/why-be-honest-if-honesty-doesnt-pay

Containers as Kernel Objects – Again https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/780364/0afe2c9de5a08b01/

How to Make Your Organization Attractive to Engineering Talent https://www.codewithjason.com/make-organization-attractive-engineering-talent/

Developer Job Description Red Flags https://joecmarshall.com/posts/job-description-red-flags/

Launch HN: Synbio School (Synthetic Biology) https://www.synbioschool.com/

Loccount 2.0: Count source lines of code in a project, now supports 74 languages http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=8250

Optimize Python in Jupyter Notebook – A Comprehensive Guide https://towardsdatascience.com/speed-up-jupyter-notebooks-20716cbe2025?source

Kalashnikov assault rifle changed the world. Now there’s a Kalashnikov drone https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/The-Kalashnikov-assault-rifle-changed-the-world-13639212.php

Show HN: Burn After Clicking – One Time Use URL for Secrets https://github.com/poblahblahblah/burn-after-clicking/

Show HN: Clarify – Awesome tools to Help You Launch and Manage Your Career https://www.clarifyhq.com

OpenAI’s GPT-2 on the Trolley Problem https://mobile.twitter.com/kikko_fr/status/1098151058885562369

Cloud Programming Simplified: A Berkeley View on Serverless Computing [pdf] https://www2.eecs.berkeley.edu/Pubs/TechRpts/2019/EECS-2019-3.pdf