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Facebook’s Data Deals Are Under Criminal Investigation https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/13/technology/facebook-data-subpoenas.html

Google is reportedly shutting down its in-house VR film studio https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/13/google-is-reportedly-shutting-down-its-in-house-vr-film-studio/

Write Yourself a Git (2018) https://wyag.thb.lt/

The ups and downs of porting 50k lines of C++ to Go (2015) https://togototo.wordpress.com/

A simple method of measuring audio latency (2018) http://blog.nirbheek.in/2018/04/a-simple-method-of-measuring-audio.html

Extracting Bitlocker Keys from a TPM https://pulsesecurity.co.nz/articles/TPM-sniffing

Handsfree Off-Road Wheelchair https://omeotechnology.com/

Sparkswap (YC S18) Is Hiring – Build a new way to trade cryptocurrency (SF) https://www.keyvalues.com/sparkswap

Why Investigators Fear the Two Boeing 737s Crashed for Similar Reasons https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/03/13/world/boeing-737-crash-investigation.html

Cells seem to decode their fate through optimal information processing https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-math-that-tells-cells-what-they-are-20190313/

India’s starry dwarf frog, lone member of newly discovered ancient lineage https://www.phys.org/news/2019-03-india-starry-dwarf-frog-lone.html

Show HN: Tinkersynth, a whimsical generative art machine https://tinkersynth.com/slopes

Crusader Kings 2: Interesting Characters Guide https://ck2.paradoxwikis.com/Interesting_characters_guide

Marking the Coastline of Britain https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-47538031

Illumination for Computer Generated Pictures (1975) [pdf] http://www.cs.northwestern.edu/~ago820/cs395/Papers/Phong_1975.pdf

Show HN: Graph Processing with Postgres and GraphBLAS https://github.com/michelp/pggraphblas

Death metal music inspires joy not violence https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47543875

Network throttling tool for testing websites and apps on slow connections https://www.httpdebugger.com/netthrottler.html

Spotify to Apple: Time to Play Fair https://www.timetoplayfair.com/timeline/

Show HN: This Question Does Not Exist https://stackroboflow.com

Google Hardware makes cuts to laptop and tablet development, cancels products https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/03/google-hardware-makes-cuts-to-laptop-and-tablet-development-cancels-products/

Facial recognition’s ’dirty little secret’: Millions of online photos scraped https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/facial-recognition-s-dirty-little-secret-millions-online-photos-scraped-n981921

Show HN: Health News – Hacker News for Health https://news.nukleosome.com/

RPG Codex Editorial: Without Map, Compass, or Destination https://rpgcodex.net/content.php?id=11097

Show HN: Stuff – An Alternative to Facebook Events https://stuff.li

Restricted Shells: Sometimes Persuasive but Usually Fallacious https://gravitational.com/blog/ssh-restricted-shells/

Stop the Bots: Practical Lessons in Machine Learning https://blog.cloudflare.com/stop-the-bots-practical-lessons-in-machine-learning/

The virtual frame technique: ultrafast imaging with any camera https://www.osapublishing.org/oe/abstract.cfm?uri=oe-27-6-8112

Understanding Science: An Overview https://undsci.berkeley.edu/article/intro_01

Easily and securely share files from the command line (Firefox Send Rust client) https://github.com/timvisee/ffsend

Arrow of time and its reversal on IBM quantum computer (2018) https://arxiv.org/abs/1712.10057

Indico – Open source tool for event organization, archival and collaboration https://getindico.io

Reinforcement Learning with Unity 3D https://dtransposed.github.io/blog/GEAR.html

Open Source Rapid Hardware Prototyping https://www.futurice.com/blog/prototyping-with-pela-blocks

Dilemmas with React Hooks – Part 1: States and Reducers https://yearn2learn.netlify.com/dilemmas-with-react-hooks-1

Online activists are silencing us, scientists say https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/science-socialmedia/

Andrew Yang Discusses the Automation of Labor and Universal Basic Income at SXSW https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alRgSjWT2RI

Show HN: Mirror of all PDFs from the IACR’s eprint archive in a Git repo https://github.com/tuxxy/IACR-eprint-mirror

Google Blog: With Lookout, discover your surroundings with the help of AI https://blog.google/outreach-initiatives/accessibility/lookout-discover-your-surroundings-help-ai/

New Android adware found in 200 apps on Google Play https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/13/new-android-adware-google-play/

ytt: The YAML Templating Tool that simplifies complex configuration management https://developer.ibm.com/blogs/yaml-templating-tool-to-simplify-complex-configuration-management/

Challenges in Search on Streaming Services: Netflix Case Study https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.04638

Amazon Aurora ascendant: How we designed a cloud-native relational database https://www.allthingsdistributed.com/2019/03/Amazon-Aurora-design-cloud-native-relational-database.html

Show HN: DeepCamera – Turn Camera into AI-Powered with Embedded/Android/Pi etc. https://github.com/SharpAI/DeepCamera

New Interview with Daniel Kahneman on Making Better Decisions http://wakingup.libsyn.com/150-the-map-of-misunderstanding

Implementing a static stack usage analysis tool https://blog.japaric.io/stack-analysis/

HiFive1 Rev B: Second-Generation 32-Bit RISC-V SoC and Dev Board https://www.crowdsupply.com/sifive/hifive1-rev-b

The future of connection with lifelike avatars https://tech.fb.com/codec-avatars-facebook-reality-labs/

DeepMind and Google: the battle to control artificial intelligence https://www.1843magazine.com/features/deepmind-and-google-the-battle-to-control-artificial-intelligence

Show HN: YouTube Code Along Editor http://codecast.me/?yo

Libspng 0.4.4 – modern alternative to libpng, single source/header pair https://libspng.org/

CIA Implicated in Attack on North Korean Embassy in Madrid https://elpais.com/elpais/2019/03/13/inenglish/1552464196_279320.html

Inverview with Evan Ratliff, author of The Mastermind https://www.gimletmedia.com/reply-all/the-founder#episode-player

CIA Implicated in Attack on North Korean Embassy in Madrid https://elpais.com/elpais/2019/03/13/inenglish/1552464196_279320.html?id_externo_rsoc=FB_CC

OpenAI Scholars Class of Spring ’19 https://openai.com/blog/openai-scholars-class-of-19/

Thirty three (33) can be written as the sum of three cubes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASoz_NuIvP0

Catch-up immunization schedule for persons aged 4 months–18 years who start late https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/imz/catchup.html

Presentations on K8 Internals https://speakerdeck.com/thockin?page=2

A Chinese subway is experimenting with facial recognition to pay for fares https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/13/18263923/chinese-subway-facial-recognition-fares-pay-ai

New Mexico the most coal-heavy state to pledge 100% carbon-free energy by 2045 https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/03/new-mexico-joins-california-hawaii-to-promise-100-carbon-free-energy-by-2045/

GitKraken v5.0: Interactive rebase, GPG commit signing https://blog.axosoft.com/gitkraken-v5-0/

US set up facial recognition at major airports without proper vetting, report https://www.cnet.com/news/us-setting-up-facial-recognition-at-major-airports-without-proper-vetting-says-report/

More Irish people committed suicide under EU austerity than 30 yrs of conflict https://www.thejournal.ie/suicide-austerity-troubles-ireland-tim-pat-coogan-3124487-Dec2016

Panic’s Next Code Editor (Coda Successor) https://panic.com/next/

The world’s top most polluted cities in 2018 https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/05/health/100-most-polluted-cities-2018-intl/

Ethiopia’s new dam could cut Egypt off from River Nile (2018) https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/19/africa/ethiopia-new-dam-threatens-egypts-water/index.html

Show HN: A Place for Entrepreneurs to Exchange Information About Investors https://medium.com/airdyme/fundraising-should-bring-entrepreneurs-together-a7aadb3699a1

Someone is learning how to take down the internet (2016) https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2016/09/someone_is_lear.html

Goto 2016 • Messaging and Microservices • Clemens Vasters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXi5CLjIQ9k

Python for NLP: Tokenization, Stemming, and Lemmatization with SpaCy Library https://stackabuse.com/python-for-nlp-tokenization-stemming-and-lemmatization-with-spacy-library/

You Don’t Need a Full-Size Pickup Truck, You Need a Cowboy Costume http://www.thedrive.com/news/26907/you-dont-need-a-full-size-pickup-truck-you-need-a-cowboy-costume

Fixing Founder Scarcity: Founders’ Mutual Fund https://medium.com/@ValueInvestor/fixing-founder-scarcity-ab0cbb66c69f

Valve’s Mike Ambinder to Talk Brain-Computer Interfaces at GDC https://uploadvr.com/bci-gdc-valve-2019/

Remembering the burglary that broke Cointelpro https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2019/mar/08/fbi-media-anniversary/

Spotify trying to lock-in users just after IPO (2018) https://freeyourmusic.com/blog/spotify-trying-to-lockin-users/

Opportunity’s parting shot was a beautiful panorama https://phys.org/news/2019-03-opportunity-shot-beautiful-panorama.html

Eight years in, LAPD can’t measure PredPol’s effect on crime https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2019/mar/12/algorithms-lapd-predpol/

When ‘Captain Marvel’ Became a Target, the Rules Changed https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/13/movies/captain-marvel-brie-larson-rotten-tomatoes.html

Update on the attempted blocking of ProtonMail email servers in Russia https://protonmail.com/blog/russia-block/

Show HN: Observable for Teams https://observablehq.com/teams

Attraction Inequality and the Dating Economy: Most Men Not Considered Attractive https://quillette.com/2019/03/12/attraction-inequality-and-the-dating-economy/

Spotify Files Complaint Against Apple with European Commission https://newsroom.spotify.com/2019-03-13/consumers-and-innovators-win-on-a-level-playing-field/

How ProtonMail is getting censored by FSB in Russia https://habr.com/en/company/tm/blog/443638/

Facebook confirms its family of apps (services) are down for some users https://twitter.com/DaveLeeBBC/status/1105885112040722432

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Is Being Built https://grist.org/article/how-alexandria-ocasio-cortezs-green-new-deal-is-being-built/

Bribes to Get into Yale and Stanford? What Else Is New? https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/12/opinion/college-bribery-admissions.html

Trump Announces Ban of Boeing 737 Max Flights https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/13/business/canada-737-max.html