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Today Is the 30th Anniversary of the World Wide Web. Live Event Now http://web30.web.cern.ch/

Nginx to Be Acquired by F5 Networks https://www.nginx.com/blog/nginx-joins-f5/

Tim Berners-Lee: ’Stop web’s downward plunge to dysfunctional future’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47524474

KV Storage, the Web’s First Built-In Module https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2019/03/kv-storage

Major bank accidentally published a private package to the public NPM Registry https://twitter.com/seldo/status/1105153287718723584

Some airlines and regulators ground 737 Max in wake of Ethiopian Airlines crash https://www.flightradar24.com/blog/airlines-and-regulators-ground-737-max-in-wake-of-ethiopian-airlines-crash/

Amazon AWS to Maintain "Open Distro for Elastic Search" due to licensing issues https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/opensource/keeping-open-source-open-open-distro-for-elasticsearch/

Hive.co (YC S14) is hiring a customer experience manager in Kitchener, Ontario https://hive.co/l/customer-exp-hn-mar-11

GRiSP 2 – Erlang and Elixir on bare metal https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/peerstritzinger/grisp-2

Show HN: Mixing WebGL and HTML, Both Rendered Out in React http://subdued-health.surge.sh/

Googling Strangers: One Professor’s Lesson on Privacy in Public Spaces https://www.npr.org/2019/03/10/702028545/googling-strangers-one-professors-lesson-on-privacy-in-public-spaces

Beware the data science pin factory: The power of the data science generalist https://multithreaded.stitchfix.com/blog/2019/03/11/FullStackDS-Generalists/

Show HN: ApproveAPI – Real-Time user approvals via email, SMS, and push https://approveapi.com

Oldschool planar graphics and why they were a good idea https://codeplusplus.blogspot.com/2019/02/oldschool-planar-graphics-and-why-they.html

Another former Tesla security manager says the company spied on employees https://www.businessinsider.com/former-tesla-employee-files-whistleblowing-tip-with-sec-2019-3

Lambdas: From C++11 to C++20, Part 2 https://www.bfilipek.com/2019/03/lambdas-story-part2.html

Anna Loulou, Jaffa’s underground bar shuts down https://roadsandkingdoms.com/2019/farewell-to-jaffas-anna-loulou-bar/

Facebook backtracks after removing Warren ads calling for Facebook breakup https://www.politico.com/story/2019/03/11/facebook-removes-elizabeth-warren-ads-1216757

Traduora is now open source https://traduora.com

Russia blocks encrypted email provider ProtonMail https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/11/russia-blocks-protonmail/

Identity by Any Other Name: The complex cacophony of intertwined systems https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=3314115

Proving the Turing Completeness of Fonts https://litherum.blogspot.com/2019/03/addition-font.html

Why I Quit Tech and Became a Therapist http://glench.com/WhyIQuitTechAndBecameATherapist/

Cryptographic coin flipping, now in Keybase https://keybase.io/blog/cryptographic-coin-flipping

Evidence mounts that gut bacteria can influence mood, prevent depression https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/02/evidence-mounts-gut-bacteria-can-influence-mood-prevent-depression

Open Distro for Elasticsearch https://opendistro.github.io/for-elasticsearch/

Show HN: Panini AI – A platform to serve ML/DL models at low latency https://panini.ai/

Kdenlive: an open-source video editor https://kdenlive.org/en/features/

She Invented a Board Game with Scientific Integrity. It’s Taking Off https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/11/science/wingspan-board-game-elizabeth-hargrave.html

I’ve Listened to Loud Rock Music All My Life. Now My Hearing Is Paying the Price https://www.wbur.org/artery/2019/03/08/loud-rock-music-hearing-loss/

On Startups, Platforms, and Innovation https://a16z.com/2019/03/11/startups-platforms-policy-ftc/

Facebook Usage Declines for the First Time in Infinite Dial History https://www.edisonresearch.com/facebook-declines-first-time-infinite-dial-history/

Wipe and reinstall a running Linux system via SSH (2017) https://github.com/marcan/takeover.sh

Sundial: Harmonizing Concurrency Control and Caching in a Distributed OLTP DBMS [pdf] https://people.csail.mit.edu/devadas/pubs/sundial.pdf

Look Ma, No Glue: Electrostatic Adhesion as If by Magic https://hackaday.com/2019/03/09/look-ma-no-glue-electrostatic-adhesion-as-if-by-magic/

Runnit – Make Terminal Shortcuts https://www.npmjs.com/package/runnit

Curv: A language for making art using mathematics https://github.com/doug-moen/curv

You Don’t Need All That Complex/Expensive/Distracting Infrastructure https://blog.usejournal.com/you-dont-need-all-that-complex-expensive-distracting-infrastructure-a70dbe0dbccb

Processing Data Where It Makes Sense: Enabling In-Memory Computation https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.03988

Meta-Dataset: A Dataset of Datasets for Learning to Learn from Few Examples https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.03096

Boeing scrambles to contain fallout from deadly crash https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/11/business/ethiopian-airline-crash.html

Spy-Bot: A Cloud Pentesting Approach https://aamershareef.github.io/Spy-Bot/

Why Latent Dirichlet Allocation Sucks https://eigenfoo.xyz/lda-sucks/

New fastest portable hash: wyhash https://github.com/rurban/smhasher/

New tungsten alloy has potential for nuclear fusion – The Engineer The Engineer https://www.theengineer.co.uk/tungsten-alloy-nuclear-fusion/

Parser generator tool and an incremental parsing library https://tree-sitter.github.io/tree-sitter/

Show HN: Lolight – Lightweight Syntax Highlighter https://larsjung.de/lolight/

Comma.ai founder George Hotz wants to free humanity from the AI simulation https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/9/18258030/george-hotz-ai-simulation-jailbreaking-reality-sxsw-2019

Lockdown Mode on the Librem 5: Beyond Hardware Kill Switches https://puri.sm/posts/lockdown-mode-on-the-librem-5-beyond-hardware-kill-switches/

26/43 freelancers chose “plaintext” to store passwords https://twitter.com/PwdRsch/status/1103021803503607808

Tesla to raise prices and keep more stores open https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47521940

Show HN: Boat – Big O analysis tool https://boat.algorithm.city

Making games for a living means being in constant fear of losing your job https://www.polygon.com/2019/3/5/18233699/game-developer-layoffs-unions-katie-chironis

Show HN: Journali.sm, a Newsfeed for News https://journali.sm

Roquette Science: How computerized arugula farms take over the world (2018) http://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2018/07/this-is-roquette-science/

An exposed database tracked whether 1.8M Chinese women were “breed ready” https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/11/18260816/china-exposed-database-breedready-women

Startup Off-sites – Why They Matter And How I Run Them https://marcbarros.com/startup-off-sites/

Show HN: JSON-to-JSON mapping done easily https://github.com/BeameryHQ/Ditto

Humans with Amplified Intelligence Could Be More Powerful Than AI (2013) https://io9.gizmodo.com/humans-with-amplified-intelligence-could-be-more-powerf-509309984

Pilot: We need to find out much more about why two Boeing planes crashed https://edition.cnn.com/2019/03/11/opinions/ethiopian-airlines-crash-737-max-abend/index.html

Where our money goes, how much we earn, our profits, our challenges and so on https://www.404ink.com/blog/money-money-money

Containers, the GPL, and copyleft: No reason for concern https://opensource.com/article/18/1/containers-gpl-and-copyleft

How the Gupta Brothers Hijacked South Africa Using Bribes Instead of Bullets https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/03/how-the-gupta-brothers-hijacked-south-africa-corruption-bribes

In Defense of Smart Algorithms over Hardware Acceleration for Deep Learning https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.03129

Medium going after hackernoon contributors as they move off Medium https://twitter.com/hackernoon/status/1105290961100259328

Microsoft’s new Skype for Web client: An early taste of the browser monoculture https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/03/microsofts-new-skype-for-web-client-an-early-taste-of-the-browser-monoculture/

A semantic tool for our chat logs http://dailyprog.org/2018/10/16/semdee.html?repost

Winklevoss twins on their Bitcoin bet: ’Money is the oldest social network’ https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/11/tech/winklevoss-twins-crypto-sxsw/index.html

911 calls from Amazon warehouses show emotional distress and suicide threats https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-employees-distress-911-calls-report-2019-3

Brave vs. Chrome (With Ad Blockers) https://tomkadwill.com/brave-vs-chrome-with-ad-blockers

For the next three weeks, if you boot up Windows 95, the clock will be wrong https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1105181992843337729

Instagram co-founder admits he took the idea of Stories from Snapchat https://mashable.com/article/kevin-systrom-instagram-stories-snapchat/

React components for efficiently rendering large lists and tabular data https://github.com/bvaughn/react-window

The web’s 3 biggest cancers, according to Tim Berners-Lee https://www.fastcompany.com/90318541/the-web-3-biggest-cancers-according-to-tim-berners-lee

Strans – sed by learning from examples, instead of programming https://github.com/Inventitech/strans

Thanos.js Reduce the total file size of your project down to 50% https://thanosjs.org/

Good things come to those who write https://nathanbarry.com/good-things/

Understanding C++ Modules: Hello Modules, and Module Units https://vector-of-bool.github.io/2019/03/10/modules-1.html

We need to rewrite the gig economy’s dehumanizing, unethical code https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/we-need-rewrite-gig-economys-dehumanizing-unethical-code-sapone/

Amazon sells ’autism cure’ books that suggest drink toxic bleach-like substances https://www.wired.co.uk/article/amazon-autism-fake-cure-books

‘Colony of Hell’: 911 Calls from Inside Amazon Warehouses https://www.thedailybeast.com/amazon-the-shocking-911-calls-from-inside-its-warehouses

Show HN: Get custom notifications on your devices using Rest API https://push.techulus.com/

Dinosaurs were thriving before asteroid strike that wiped them out https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190306081711.htm

Bret Victor – Inventing on Principle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGqwXt90ZqA

U.S. Lawmakers Would Like to Force ’Smart’ Devices to Be Less Hackable https://gizmodo.com/u-s-lawmakers-would-really-like-to-force-smart-devices-1833209489

Sprint steps up fight against AT&T’s “fake 5G” with full-page Sunday NYT ad https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/03/sprint-warns-customers-dont-be-fooled-by-atts-fake-5g/

Show HN: A Transformer Implementation in Keras’ Imperative API for TensorFlow https://github.com/suyash/transformer/

Radical proposal to artificially cool Earth’s climate could be safe https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/mar/11/solar-geoengineering-climate-change-new-study

Reducing Microservices Architecture Complexity with Istio and Kubernetes https://www.infoq.com/presentations/istio-microservices

How to Use GPIO Pins on the Raspberry Pi – Opensource.com https://opensource.com/article/19/3/gpio-pins-raspberry-pi

PowerShell – Invoke-Sqlcmd Is Now Available Supporting Cross-Platform https://devblogs.microsoft.com/powershell/invoke-sqlcmd-is-now-available-supporting-cross-platform/

Lost Treasure of Xanadu (Architecture Doc) http://habitatchronicles.com/2019/03/a-lost-treasure-of-xanadu/

Dropbox adds a device limit to free accounts https://www.dropbox.com/help/account/computer-limit

Managing Big Data: OLTP vs. OLAP https://www.imaginarycloud.com/blog/oltp-vs-olap/

MezzFS – Mounting object storage in Netflix’s media processing platform https://medium.com/netflix-techblog/mezzfs-mounting-object-storage-in-netflixs-media-processing-platform-cda01c446ba

“I’d back [Elizabeth Holmes] as chief science officer, not CEO. Good question.” https://twitter.com/SamAugustDean/status/1103808790158237696

Physicists are decoding math-y secrets of knitting to make bespoke materials https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/03/physicists-are-decoding-math-y-secrets-of-knitting-to-make-bespoke-materials/

Differential Reinforcement and Intelligent Behavior Change https://nickwignall.com/differential-reinforcement/

A belief in meritocracy is not only false: it’s bad for you https://aeon.co/ideas/a-belief-in-meritocracy-is-not-only-false-its-bad-for-you

Show HN: 7DRL Challenge 2019, my CSS-only roguelike browser game (no JavaScript) https://ondras.zarovi.cz/games/7drl-2019/

Show HN: An image annotation and object detection tool written in C https://github.com/lc-soft/LC-Finder

Rendering large lists with react-window https://addyosmani.com/blog/react-window/

Elon Musk’s late-night announcement to raise prices and reopen some stores https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/03/elon-musks-late-night-announcement-to-raise-prices-and-reopen-some-stores/