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YC’s latest moonshot bet is a startup building a $380K “flying motorcycle” https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/07/ycs-latest-moonshot-bet-is-a-startup-building-a-380k-flying-motorcycle/

800M Email Addresses Leaked Online by Email Verification Service https://securitydiscovery.com/800-million-emails-leaked-online-by-email-verification-service/

Is It a Duck or a Rabbit? For Google Cloud Vision, Depends on Image Rotation https://www.reddit.com/r/dataisbeautiful/comments/aydqig/is_it_a_duck_or_a_rabbit_for_google_cloud_vision/

Lock ’n roll: a tale of three cartridges https://writing.markchristian.org/2019/03/04/lock-on-cartridges/

How to earn your macroeconomics and finance white belt as a software developer https://notamonadtutorial.com/how-to-earn-your-macroeconomics-and-finance-white-belt-as-a-software-developer-136e7454866f

What’s the minimum number of words you’d need to define all other words? (2012) https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/sxqt5/what_is_the_minimum_number_of_words_that_you/

Sage is slowly moving toward being pip-installable https://trac.sagemath.org/ticket/21507

Stop Wasting Connections, Use HTTP Keep-Alive https://lob.com/blog/use-http-keep-alive

A framework for creating Python/C++ polyglots https://github.com/wmww/Python-plus-plus

Writing a Simple Password Generator in Racket https://alex-hhh.github.io/2019/03/password-generator.html

Equal pay in 1896: The trail-blazing women of Kew Gardens https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47463053

Programming paradigms that change how people think about coding (2014) https://www.ybrikman.com/writing/2014/04/09/six-programming-paradigms-that-will/

Dreaming of a Parser Generator for Language Design https://blog.adamant-lang.org/2019/dreaming-of-a-parser-generator/

John Ioannidis Aims His Bazooka at Nutrition Science (2018) https://www.acsh.org/news/2018/08/24/john-ioannidis-aims-his-bazooka-nutrition-science-13357

A Superscalar Out-of-Order x86 Soft Processor for FPGA https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/handle/1807/80713

Notepad++ drops code signing for its releases https://notepad-plus-plus.org/news/notepad-7.6.4-released.html

The perils of federated protocols (2016) https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/687294/f0e0d89fe4a77b4d/

A Romanian campus computer lab pentested the world and helped protect it (2018) https://arstechnica.com/features/2018/08/the-secret-history-of-ed011-the-obscure-computer-lab-that-hacked-the-world/

Diving into Technical SEO Using Cloudflare Workers https://blog.cloudflare.com/diving-into-technical-seo-cloudflare-workers/

EquipmentShare (YC W15) is hiring a Senior iOS dev for robotics team (remote) https://www.equipmentshare.com/careers/openings?gh_jid=1566074

Samsung Says It’s Shipping 28-Nm Embedded MRAM https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1334410

Automatic Differentiation in Machine Learning: A Survey (2018) [pdf] http://www.jmlr.org/papers/volume18/17-468/17-468.pdf

The $2M Urinal: Why Hard Work Doesn’t Cut It (2018) http://behavioralscientist.org/the-2-million-urinal-why-hard-work-doesnt-cut-it/

Can fake names create bias in interviewing? http://blog.interviewing.io/can-fake-names-create-bias/

ARM processors like A12X are nearing performance parity with desktop processors https://reveried.com/article/arm-processors-nearing-performance-parity-with-x86

Why we built our core engineering team outside of the SF Bay Area https://medium.com/p/7fadb6cfdc7e

US households see biggest decline in net worth since the financial crisis https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/07/us-households-see-biggest-decline-in-net-worth-since-the-financial-crisis.html

Cloudflare Enables HTTPS TLS 1.3 Backend Origin Communication https://community.centminmod.com/threads/16795/

Regulators Move to Ease Post-Crisis Oversight of Wall Street https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/06/business/bank-regulation.html

GitLab Vulnerability PoC: Exfiltrate and mutate repository via injected template https://hackerone.com/reports/446585

The most important software dev skills aren’t technical https://spin.atomicobject.com/2019/03/07/software-dev-skills/#.XIEhLFBznVU.hackernews

Microsoft Open-Sourced Calculator https://github.com/Microsoft/calculator

Terminal emulators benchmarking suite (2018) https://github.com/anarcat/terms-benchmarks

A girl who was never meant to survive https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/haven_shepherd

Tesla Model 3 flaw results in sand and water getting stuck in underbody https://electrek.co/2019/03/05/tesla-model-3-design-flaw-underbody/

Show HN: Two Kilo – A curses-based text editor in 2kb of code https://0x0.st/zolW.txt

CERN cuts ties with ’sexist’ scientist Alessandro Strumia https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47478537

San Francisco Bay Is Filled with Boats, but What Do They Do? https://www.kqed.org/news/11730890/san-francisco-bay-is-filled-with-boats-but-what-do-they-do

Type-2 diabetes: ’Weight loss arrests disease for years’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47456418

2017 saw highest rate of death due to alcohol, drugs, suicide in US history [pdf] http://www.paininthenation.org/assets/pdfs/TFAH-2017-PainNationRpt.pdf

CVE-2019-5786: Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome Windows/Mac/Linux https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/03/07/Google-Releases-Security-Updates-Chrome

Heap Exploitation Part 1: Understanding the Glibc Heap Implementation https://azeria-labs.com/heap-exploitation-part-1-understanding-the-glibc-heap-implementation/

The US isn’t safe from the trauma of caste bias https://www.pri.org/stories/2019-03-08/us-isn-t-safe-trauma-caste-bias

Paris street to ’shut out Instagrammers’ https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47482034

Show HN: Public Art - Discover Street Art Nearby (iOS) https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/public-art/id936484924

Inspex: A Modern rule engine to detect changes in data stream and get alerts https://www.inspexit.com

Show HN: A console audio tag editor: cursedtag https://github.com/hellricer/cursedtag

A Privacy-Focused Facebook? We’ll Believe It When We See It https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/privacy-focused-facebook-well-believe-it-when-we-see-it

Serverless SQL and JavaScript Service Layer for APIs https://www.transposit.com/

A Superscalar Out-of-Order x86 Soft Processor for FPGA [pdf] https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/bitstream/1807/80713/1/Wong_Henry_T_201711_PhD_thesis.pdf

Mapping Consensus: decentralized mapping algorithm strategies http://morganherlocker.com/post/Mapping-Consensus/

Uber escapes criminal charges for 2018 self-driving death in Arizona https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/03/arizona-prosecutor-wont-charge-uber-for-2018-self-driving-death/

Show HN: Find Accessible Colors https://color.review/

The least you need to know to experience the joy of better brewed coffee https://joshrichards.net/2013/08/16/the-least-you-need-to-know-to-experience-the-joy-of-better-brewed-coffee/

Tesla is asking hourly employees to go home early and take time off to cut costs https://www.businessinsider.com/tesla-reportedly-cutting-worker-hours-supply-of-small-parts-2019-3

Some Worms Recently Evolved the Ability to Regrow a Complete Head https://neurosciencenews.com/worms-evolved-regrow-complete-head-10865/

An Email Marketing Company Left 809M Records Exposed Online https://www.wired.com/story/email-marketing-company-809-million-records-exposed-online/

Sidewalk Labs project means Toronto to have ’constitution-free zone,’ CCLA warns https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/sidewalk-labs-quayside-waterfront-toronto-constitution-free-zone-ccla-letter-1.5044813

Effective Code Reviews – A Primer https://deepsource.io/blog/code-review-best-practices/

Death of Proof Greatly Exaggerated https://www.scottaaronson.com/blog/?p=4133

Tim Cook Changes Twitter Name to ’Tim Apple’ After President Trump’s Name Flub https://www.macrumors.com/2019/03/07/tim-cook-twitter-name-tim-apple/

Tim Cook changes name to ’Tim Apple’ on Twitter after Trump blew his name https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2019/03/07/tim-cook-changed-his-last-name-twitter-apple-icon/3093285002/

Jibo the social robot announces that its VC overlords have killswitched it https://boingboing.net/2019/03/05/jibo-swansong.html

Thousands of New Millionaires Are About to Eat San Francisco Alive https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/07/style/uber-ipo-san-francisco-rich.html

Lobbyist Documents Reveal Battle Plan Against “Medicare for All” (2018) https://theintercept.com/2018/11/20/medicare-for-all-healthcare-industry/

Millennials are piling into Tesla following the announcement of its $35k Model 3 https://www.businessinsider.com/tesla-stock-price-millennials-adding-after-model-3-announcement-2019-3

Scooter Startups Are Ditching Gig Workers for Real Employees https://www.wired.com/story/spin-scooter-share-gig-economy-employees/

We Use Less Information to Make Decisions Than We Think https://hbr.org/2019/03/we-use-less-information-to-make-decisions-than-we-think

What I Enjoyed – and Suffered From – Writing ReasonML Code as a Junior Engineer https://medium.com/@yukims19/journey-with-reasonml-as-a-junior-developer-17ee53a25fa7

Adopting DevOps (Blog Series): Addressing Data Friction https://sdarchitect.blog/2019/03/06/adopting-devops-part-v-addressing-data-friction/

Crypto exchange Kraken CEO interview on QuadrigaCX $190M loss https://decryptmedia.com/5661/kraken-ceo-everything-wrong-quadriga

Nasa Captures First Air-to-Air Images of Supersonic Shockwave Interaction https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/features/supersonic-shockwave-interaction.html

Minister in Charge of Japan’s Cybersecurity Says He Has Never Used a Computer https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/15/world/asia/japan-cybersecurity-yoshitaka-sakurada.html

Modeling Polymorphism in Django with Python https://realpython.com/modeling-polymorphism-django-python/

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Wants to Move People Beneath Vegas https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/06/elon-musk-boring-company-vegas-tunnel/

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan health care venture launches website and its name https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190306005660/en/Amazon-Berkshire-Hathaway-JPMorgan-Chase-Health-Care

China denies two million people detained in Xinjiang concentration camps https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2019-03-06/bachelet-presses-china-for-un-access-to-xinjiangs-uighurs

Lambda Concurrency Limits and SQS Triggers Don’t Mix Well (Sometimes) https://medium.com/@zaccharles/lambda-concurrency-limits-and-sqs-triggers-dont-mix-well-sometimes-eb23d90122e0

Triton is the world’s most murderous malware, and it’s spreading https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613054/cybersecurity-critical-infrastructure-triton-malware/

Why do poor school kids have to clean up rich commuters’ pollution? http://cityobservatory.org/why-do-poor-school-kids-have-to-clean-up-rich-commuters-pollution/

43 Conferences, 7 Offers, 4 Talks: How I Started Speaking at Tech Conferences https://medium.com/cfp-land/43-conferences-7-offers-4-talks-how-cfp-land-came-to-be-7938d43d170a

A flawed metaphor by a racist ecologist defined environmental thinking https://twitter.com/mmildenberger/status/1102604887223750657

Tesla’s Troubles Mount: Shuttered Showrooms and Sinking Shares https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/06/business/energy-environment/tesla-stock-strategy.html

Martin Shkreli steers his company from prison with contraband cellphone https://www.wsj.com/articles/martin-shkreli-steers-his-company-from-prisonwith-contraband-cellphone-11551973574

Tell Congress to Stand Up for Real Net Neutrality Protections https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/tell-congress-stand-real-net-neutrality-protections

Google Glass’s second-gen enterprise model gets updated specs and USB-C https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/3/5/18251800/google-glass-second-gen-enterprise-model-leaks-usb-c

Placing name and specialty on scrub caps improves patient safety in hospitals https://www.boredpanda.com/doctors-write-names-profession-scrub-cap-rob-hackett/

The Boat – A new web reading experience http://www.sbs.com.au/theboat/

It is not my intention to subvert state or Party authority https://twitter.com/AirMovingDevice/status/1103158712900833280

Republicans launch propaganda sites designed to look like local news outlets https://www.salon.com/2019/03/05/republicans-launch-propaganda-sites-designed-to-look-like-local-news-outlets/

Russia’s passive-aggressive reaction to SpaceX may mask a deeper truth https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/03/with-dragon-russian-critic-says-roscosmos-acting-left-behind/

’Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek reveals he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/longtime-jeopardy-host-alex-trebek-reveals-he-has-stage-4-n980266