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Apple Maps Flyover Reverse Engineering

How Transformers Work – Model Used by Open AI and DeepMind

Principal component analysis: pictures, code and proofs (2018)

The State of Caching in Go

Daydreaming about the future instead of doing work today

Show HN: The Jankest Autonomous Drone Built and Programmed from Scratch

A Touchpad Embedded Keyboard

True Random Number Generator for a True Hacker (2015)

Boss charters helicopter to find employees in tree over crocodile-infested river

India Imposes Complete Ban on Solid Plastic Waste Imports

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived

Guide to Personal Productivity (2007)

Repairing a Bent Trombone Slide (2004)

In Estonian parliamentary election, 44% of the votes were cast online

Introduction to Memory Management (2018)

Engineered microbe may be key to producing plastic from plants

Rogers’ Rules of Ranging (1757)

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Code hidden in Stone Age art may be the root of human writing (2016)

The ggplot flipbook – building charts slowly

The Voyage of the Kon-Tiki Misled the World About Navigating the Pacific (2014)

Ephemerand – GPS-based random number generator

Theory of self-reproducing automata (1966)

The Untold Story of Silk Road (2015)

Similarities Between the Lion Air and Ethiopian 737 Max Crashes

The Strangest FOIA Redactions

Extract TLS certificates, fingerprint TLS client/server interactions with JA3 2018 Transparency Report

How a small group of activists got gas-powered leaf blowers banned in D.C.

One-fourth of Americans drink water from systems that don’t meet standards

The Inner Life of a Sinking Ship (2018)

ToyJVM: An Experimental Java Virtual Machine

An Async / Await Library for Emacs Lisp

The Decentralized Web Primer (2017)

Chinese Entrepreneur Takes On the System, and Drops Out of Sight

Why does Google prepend while(1); to their JSON responses? (2010)

The girl who executed Nazis after seducing them in bars dies aged 92

China Orders Airlines to Ground All Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft

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Airlines Were Supposed to Fix Their Pollution Problem. It’s Just Getting Worse

Universal Sentence Encoder – Sentence Embeddings in JavaScript

Authorizing (or not) your USB devices to connect to the system (2007)

The celebrity poet Letitia Elizabeth Landon mesmerized a 19th-century public

The State of Caching in Go

America is set to surpass Saudi Arabia in a ’remarkable’ oil milestone

Flickr says all Creative Commons photos are exempt from picture limits

I’d rather be dead than linger on in an old folks’ home

Show HN: A Simple Lightning Network Plugin Based on JavaScript

Bruce Schneier: It’s time for technologists to become lawmakers

How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People (2018)

FPGA based board for the Commodore 64 computer to produce YPbPr video output

Nearly half of older homeless people fell into trouble after age 50

An F-35 Pilot Explains What It’s Like to Fly the Joint Strike Fighter

“Summary of why Grammarly are predatory and you should avoid them”

Python Tutorial for Machine Learning

Brodmann17 nabs $11M for its automotive computer vision tech that runs on CPU

SF libraries as sanctuaries for the homeless – Hollywood movie captures reality

Uber whistleblower: ’I wanted to speak up, share my story and get back to work’

Articles for science lovers shortened to 5 bullet points. In your terminal

The Debian Project Mourns the Loss of Lucy Wayland

Amazon Almost Killed Best Buy. Then, Best Buy Did Something Completely Brilliant

Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing 737 Crashes on Way to Kenya

Scott Kelly’s Body Has Been Going Through Gruesome Hell Since a Year in Space

A brief history of Software engineering [pdf]

Why Data Science Teams Need Generalists, Not Specialists

Python Pandas: Merging Dataframes Using Inner, Outer, Left and Right Joins

Programmers Friendly Python Cheatsheet on GitHub Check It Out

Coconut oil compounds repel insects better than DEET

A brief history of Wi-Fi security protocols from “oh my, that’s bad” to WPA3

Wikipedia Lost 21% of Their Traffic After Google Featured Snippets Launched

Missouri Police Search for Marijuana in a Stage 4 Cancer Patient’s Hospital Room

’Men Are Scum’: Inside Facebook’s War on Hate Speech

Beware: Ukrainian Hackers Using Online Quizzes to Steal Your Personal Data

Every switch a pilot touches inflight is shaped differently

How the US government created a fake university to snare immigrant students

Why is housing expensive on the West Coast and cheap almost everywhere else?

Boy survives tetanus. 57 days in hospital. Parents refuse further vaccinations

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says ‘we should be excited about automation’

Anduril Industries Wins Secretive Military AI Contract