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Show HN: Applying Machine Learning to March Madness https://github.com/adeshpande3/March-Madness-ML

Alan Kay on the Meaning of “Object-Oriented Programming” (2003) http://www.purl.org/stefan_ram/pub/doc_kay_oop_en

The Unix-Haters Handbook (1994) [pdf] http://web.mit.edu/~simsong/www/ugh.pdf

An entrepreneur has built a one-metre-long stretch of motorway in Romania https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47582694

Why Are Human Teeth So Messed Up? (2017) https://www.sapiens.org/body/human-teeth-evolution/

Documenting your architecture: Wireshark, PlantUML and a REPL to glue them all https://danlebrero.com/2017/04/06/documenting-your-architecture-wireshark-plantuml-and-a-repl/

RPCS3 PS3 Emulator – January 2019 Progress Report https://rpcs3.net/blog/2019/03/17/progress-report-january-2019/

A Short Intro to Constraints https://zalo.github.io/blog/constraints/

RLgraph: Robust, incrementally testable reinforcement learning https://rlgraph.github.io/rlgraph/2019/01/04/introducing-rlgraph.html

Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003 and 2015 https://boingboing.net/2019/03/17/facebook-is-next.html

Crossfont: Easy-to-use font editor for Mac http://www.pixelegg.me/crossfont

Hacking your face to dodge the rise of facial recognition tech https://www.wired.co.uk/article/avoid-facial-recognition-software

US Department of Transportation Investigating FAA’s Approval of 737 MAX https://www.wsj.com/articles/faas-737-max-approval-is-probed-11552868400

Gurdjieff and the Women of ‘The Rope’ (1997) http://www.gurdjieff.org/rope.htm

First Recorded Usage of “Hacker” (2008) https://manybutfinite.com/post/first-recorded-usage-of-hacker/

Japan’s elaborate, colorful manhole covers https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/japanese-manhole-covers

Environmental stress contributes to obesity and diabetes (2015) http://nautil.us//issue/61/coordinates/why-living-in-a-poor-neighborhood-can-change-your-biology-rp

How to Get Rich (without getting lucky) https://twitter.com/paulg/status/1107325366643748864

How to build a distributed throttling system with Nginx, Lua, and Redis https://leandromoreira.com.br/2019/01/25/how-to-build-a-distributed-throttling-system-with-nginx-lua-redis/

Show HN: Never ask someone more than once to do something - iPrompted http://www.iprompted.com

Picotorrent: a tiny, hackable BitTorrent client https://github.com/picotorrent/picotorrent

The Untold History of Arduino (2016) https://arduinohistory.github.io/

Scaling Erlang cluster to 10k nodes at WhatsApp [video] https://codesync.global/media/maxim-fedorov-scaling-erlang-cluster-to-10-000-nodes/

Worked at an ICO crypto company. Crazy how people still believe/invest in them https://www.reddit.com/r/CryptoCurrency/comments/b24e4s/i_worked_at_an_ico_crypto_company_its_crazy_how/

Lisp, the Quantum Programmer’s Choice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svmPz5oxMlI

Facebook failed to block 20% of uploaded New Zealand shooter videos https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/17/facebook-new-zealand/

Show HN: AlgoDaily – One-a-day programming challenges for web developers https://www.algodaily.com/

The 737Max and Why Software Engineers Might Want to Pay Attention https://medium.com/@jpaulreed/the-737max-and-why-software-engineers-should-pay-attention-a041290994bd

Kranzberg’s Six Laws of Technology, a Metaphor, and a Story (2011) https://thefrailestthing.com/2011/08/25/kranzbergs-six-laws-of-technology-a-metaphor-and-a-story/

Elements of Dance Etiquette (2005) http://www.utdallas.edu/~aria/dance/etiquette.html

Database Architecture Blog https://architecture-database.blogspot.com/

What the Hell Is Going On? Effects of Information Abundance https://www.perell.com/blog/what-the-hell-is-going-on

A 50-year-old design came back to haunt Boeing with its troubled 737 Max jet https://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-fi-boeing-max-design-20190315-story.html

Cryptocurrency Canon – Andreessen Horowitz https://a16z.com/2018/02/10/crypto-readings-resources/#

Fixing Unix/Linux/Posix Filenames (2009) https://dwheeler.com/essays/fixing-unix-linux-filenames.html

Japan poised to allow ‘reprogrammed’ stem-cell therapy for damaged corneas https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00860-0

Launch HN: SynbioIDE https://synbioide.com

Achieving Safety Incrementally with Checked C https://www.cs.umd.edu/~mwh/papers/ruef18checkedc-incr.html

People Want to Know About Algorithms–But Not Too Much https://www.wired.com/story/book-excerpt-algorithm-transparency/

Meritocracy doesn’t exist, and believing it does has bad effects https://www.fastcompany.com/40510522/meritocracy-doesnt-exist-and-believing-it-does-is-bad-for-you

Achieving Safety Incrementally with Checked C [pdf] http://www.cs.umd.edu/~mwh/papers/checkedc-incr.pdf

Boléro: Sergiu Celibidache (1971) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy5Ve3338-E

Show HN: Eventkit, event-driven data pipelines for Python https://github.com/erdewit/eventkit

Joe Armstrong Interviews Alan Kay (2016) https://youtube.com/watch?v=fhOHn9TClXY

Dormant viruses activate during spaceflight https://phys.org/news/2019-03-dormant-viruses-spaceflight.html

Show HN: Unicode Trust on First Use https://github.com/begriffs/utofu

Japan Using Exercise Bikes and VR Porn to Generate Electricity https://vrscout.com/news/exercise-bikes-vr-porn-electricity/

Logipedia – Encyclopedia of Formal Proofs http://logipedia.inria.fr/

Getting desired system data from top output with Python https://github.com/rootVIII/top_data

The structure of Google’s Lego-like modular OS https://9to5google.com/2018/02/23/fuchsia-friday-modular-lego-explained/

Show HN: Tunnel Rat, A 3D webgl game to work your memory and spatial orientation https://sras.me/games/tunnelrat/

Steve Jobs: Wired Interview (1996) https://www.wired.com/1996/02/jobs-2/

Google has removed my photo and name from the “Founders of Greenpeace” https://twitter.com/EcoSenseNow/status/1106924843189055488

How to Write Original Creative Writing Essays: Complete Guide for Arts Essays https://medium.com/@wordatlas/how-to-write-original-creative-writing-essays-complete-guide-for-arts-essays-4550a953c98a

Meritocracy doesn’t exist, and believing it does is bad for you https://www.fastcompany.com/40510522/meritocracy-doesnt-exist-and-believing-it-does-is-bad-for-you

Virtual filesystems in Linux: Why we need them and how they work https://opensource.com/article/19/3/virtual-filesystems-linux

Remove.bg – A service to remove the background of any photo https://remove.bg

Manufacturer of AR-15 Can Be Sued over Sandy Hook Massacre, Court Rules https://www.wsj.com/articles/manufacturer-of-ar-15-can-be-sued-over-sandy-hook-massacre-court-rules-11552579520