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Show HN: Beautiful Python List Prompts Package https://github.com/Mckinsey666/bullet

An Inside Look at How the Varroa Mite’s True Diet Was Discovered https://entomologytoday.org/2019/02/21/inside-look-how-varroa-mite-diet-discovered/

Notes on the Amazon Aurora Paper https://blog.the-pans.com/amazon-aurora/

Show HN: Automatically synchronize subtitles with video https://github.com/smacke/subsync

The Gyllenhaal Experiment https://pudding.cool/2019/02/gyllenhaal/

Universal Binaries Using WASM https://github.com/wasmerio/wasmer

Clair Patterson: scientist and campaigner against lead poisoning (2017) http://mentalfloss.com/article/94569/clair-patterson-scientist-who-determined-age-earth-and-then-saved-it

Practical Facts about the Human Brain https://leowid.com/brain-facts/

’Extinct’ Formosan clouded leopard spotted in Taiwan https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3644433

PureBoot, the High Security Boot Process https://puri.sm/posts/pureboot-the-high-security-boot-process/

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: What Is Its Source Material? https://lithub.com/the-ballad-of-buster-scruggs-what-exactly-is-its-source-material/

De novo origins of multicellularity in response to predation https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-39558-8

Stabilizer: Statistically sound performance evaluation [pdf] https://people.cs.umass.edu/~emery/pubs/stabilizer-asplos13.pdf

GradientFlow: Training ImageNet in 1.5 Minutes on 512 GPUs https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.06855

WebDAV (2010) http://webdav.org/

Unmutual friend: How Charles Dickens tried to place his wife in an asylum https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/charles-catherine-dickens-asylum/

Gopher: A Present for Redis http://antirez.com/news/127

There May Be Money in Internet Art After All (1999) http://spiller.si/new-york-times/

Experiments and leaking company secrets through your testing infrastructure https://blog.jonlu.ca/posts/experiments-and-growth-hacking?ref=hackernews

About Face: Death and surrender to power in the clothing of men https://popula.com/2019/02/24/about-face/

Interview with Fritz Handel from BushBuddy (2009) https://hikinginfinland.com/2009/11/interview-fritz-handel-from-bushbuddy.html

An Encoded Tree Traversal https://research.swtch.com/treenum

Hydra – Live Coding Networked Visuals https://hydra-editor.glitch.me

Capsule Networks – A group of neurons which uses vectors to represent an object https://theailearner.com/2019/01/21/capsule-networks/

Airtable Became a Unicorn by Reinventing the Spreadsheet https://usefyi.com/airtable-history/

The Internet’s Back-to-the-Land Movement https://www.are.na/blog/the-internet%27s-back-to-the-land-movement

Show HN: Game demo – Build a computer with logic http://www.adventuresinlogicland.com/web-demo

Azlo – Fee-free small business banking https://www.azlo.com/

Have Dark Forces Been Messing with the Cosmos? https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/25/science/cosmos-hubble-dark-energy.html

Incentives to Attract Firms Induce Bad Selection [pdf] http://www.economics.uci.edu/~aglazer/TaxIncentivesInefficient.pdf

Show HN: Serverless Page Builder https://goandtalk.github.io

Tweets tell scientists how quickly we normalize unusual weather https://phys.org/news/2019-02-tweets-scientists-quickly-unusual-weather.html

Open-sourcing Magma to extend mobile networks https://code.fb.com/open-source/magma/

A Lightweight Kubernetes Distro Built for the Edge https://www.cncf.io/event/webinar-kubernetes-distribution-edge/

A World Without Clouds: Cloud Loss Could Add 8 Degrees to Global Warming https://www.quantamagazine.org/cloud-loss-could-add-8-degrees-to-global-warming-20190225/

Iterative development: the secret to great product launches https://www.mindk.com/blog/iterative-development/

Can We Delay a Greenhouse Warming? (1983) [pdf] https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi/9101HEAX.PDF?Dockey=9101HEAX.PDF

Microsoft CEO defends US military contract that employees say crosses a line https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/25/tech/augmented-reality-microsoft-us-military/index.html

How to Break PDF Signatures https://www.pdf-insecurity.org/

The structure of the special type of DOS files called directories (1998) http://averstak.tripod.com/fatdox/dir.htm

Android Is Helping Kill Passwords on a Billion Devices https://www.wired.com/story/android-passwordless-login-fido2/

Microsoft’s $399 Azure Kinect Dev Kit Now Available for Pre-Order https://uploadvr.com/microsoft-dk-azure-kinect/

United and Delta Confirm That Their Premium Economy Screens Have Cameras https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nicolenguyen/united-delta-airlines-seat-back-screens-cameras

Show HN: Stand-Up/Meetings in VR for Remote Teams https://portalspaces.com/

Show HN: Make a hackintosh out of an older mac using Mojave patcher http://dosdude1.com/mojave/

Steven Sinofsky Twitter Thread on Mac/OS X on ARM https://twitter.com/stevesi/status/1100228961097797632

Oregon expected to enact first state-wide rent control law https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/25/us/oregon-rent-control-bill.html

Swansea Uni study: African wild dogs ’sneeze to vote’ (2017) https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-41161664

Suicide instructions spliced into kids’ cartoons on YouTube and YouTube Kids https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/youtube-kids-cartoons-include-tips-for-committing-suicide-docs-warn/

Mission Is Possible: Tips on Building a Million Core Cluster https://blogs.univa.com/2019/02/mission-is-possible:-tips-on-building-a-million-core-cluster/

Microsoft CEO defends military contract that some employees say crosses a line https://edition.cnn.com/2019/02/25/tech/augmented-reality-microsoft-us-military/index.html

Going Deep on UUIDs and ULIDs https://blog.honeybadger.io/uuids-and-ulids/

‘Austerity, That’s What I Know’: The Making of a Young U.K. Socialist https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/24/world/europe/britain-austerity-socialism.html

Cyber-Mercenary Groups Shouldn’t Be Trusted in the Browser or Anywhere Else https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/02/cyber-mercenary-groups-shouldnt-be-trusted-your-browser-or-anywhere-else

Papers from the computer science community to read and discuss https://github.com/ncb000gt/papers-we-love

The Top 100 Marketing Blogs for Growth and SaaS https://blog.frase.io/the-top-100-marketing-blogs-for-growth-and-saas/

China’s Money Supply Has Outgrown Its Economy over Two Fold Since 2009 http://thesoundingline.com/chinas-money-supply-has-outgrown-its-economy-over-two-fold-since-2009/

Mozilla may treat Aussie staff as ’insider threats’ to code base https://www.itnews.com.au/news/mozilla-may-treat-aussie-staff-as-insider-threats-to-code-base-519793

Sqlite-utils: a Python library and CLI tool for building SQLite databases https://simonwillison.net/2019/Feb/25/sqlite-utils/

Western Digital Unveils World’s Fastest 1TB UHS-I MicroSD Card https://www.apnews.com/6b117db9d2d1477ab46587aac32177e1

All Your VMs Are Disconnected: Attacking Hardware Virtualized Network (2017) [pdf] https://staff.ie.cuhk.edu.hk/~khzhang/my-papers/2017-codaspy-vm.pdf

SpaceX’s first Starship engine suffers “expected” damage during Raptor test fire https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-starship-engine-damage/

New microSD format promises insane transfer speeds, better battery life https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/25/new-microsd-format-promises-insane-transfer-speeds-better-battery-life/

Show HN: Tomato-Pie – A New UI for Pomodoro Technique https://github.com/t9tio/tomato-pie

There is room for 1.2T new trees to absorb more C than human emissions each year https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/ez-pcc021119.php

LisaDziuba/Awesome-Design-Tools: The best design tools for everything https://github.com/LisaDziuba/Awesome-Design-Tools

California wants Silicon Valley to pay you a data dividend https://www.cnet.com/news/california-wants-silicon-valley-to-pay-you-a-data-dividend/

California lawmakers introduce plan to end surprise ER bills https://www.vox.com/2019/2/24/18236482/zuckerberg-hospital-surprise-bills-california

The end of Blu-ray and movie and TV show collecting https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-end-of-blu-ray/

Nokia’s new budget phones promise clean Android for all https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/24/nokia-4-2-3-2-1-plus-hands-on-mwc-2019/

Some best practices for using Git https://deepsource.io/blog/git-best-practices/

Google researchers say software alone can’t mitigate Spectre chip flaws https://www.siliconrepublic.com/enterprise/google-spectre-cpu-bug

Understanding the Socio-Technical Challenges Faced by Law Enforcement [pdf] https://www.ndss-symposium.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/usec2019_02-3_Nouh_paper.pdf

Gorgeous maps of the world’s drainage basins https://bigthink.com/strange-maps/gorgeous-river-watershed-maps

We Analyzed 13B Access Log Entries – Here’s What We Learned https://kinsta.com/blog/analyzing-log-entries/

Microsoft CEO defends US military contract that some employees say crosses line https://edition.cnn.com/2019/02/25/tech/augmented-reality-microsoft-us-military/

Citing parental freedom, Arizona lawmakers move ahead with anti-vaccine bills https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/three-anti-vaccine-bills-move-ahead-in-arizona-despite-measles-outbreaks/

Safari’s default media controls blocked when applying a Content-Security-Policy https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/safari-csp-media-controls

Some (Linux) Bugs Have All the Fun – Linux Journal https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/some-linux-bugs-have-all-fun

A Research Survey on Augmenting Source Code in Code Editors https://www.cs.ubc.ca/~xinhliu/eice/

Show HN: Featured Image Maker – Generator of Simple Featured Images https://github.com/zzzmisa/featured-image-maker

Syndrome K: The Fake Disease That Fooled the Nazis and Saved Lives (2017) http://mentalfloss.com/article/93650/syndrome-k-fake-disease-fooled-nazis-and-saved-lives

Lenovo’s External USB-C Display Could Be on Every Laptop User’s Wishlist https://gizmodo.com/lenovos-external-usb-c-display-could-be-on-every-laptop-1832845335

How the Saudis Made Jeff Bezos Public Enemy No. 1 https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-the-saudis-made-jeff-bezos-public-enemy-1

AMD Athlon 240GE and 220GE Review: Retaking the Low Ground https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/amd-athlon-220ge-240ge-vega-cpu,5988.html

H-1B worker visas in doubt as Trump immigration crackdown widens https://www.seattletimes.com/business/worker-visas-in-doubt-as-trump-immigration-crackdown-widens-2

Can America Still Build Big? A California Rail Project Raises Doubts https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/25/us/california-high-speed-rail.html

The Seven Tools of Causal Inference with Reflections on Machine Learning https://vimeo.com/314324108

3 years ago I joined medium. No pay wall. No need to login to read posts https://twitter.com/FagnerBrack/status/1099797248831942656

Show HN: AirSecure – Simple, Open Source, 2FA Key Management Built at EthDenver https://github.com/airsecure/airsecure

Show HN: React Resources – 2200 resources in 138 topics, by 1020 developers https://reactresources.com