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EU government websites have undisclosed adtech trackers from Google and others https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/18/cookie_government_tracking_report/

Nvidia’s $99 Jetson Nano Is an AI Computer for DIY Enthusiasts https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/18/nvidia-jetson-nano-ai-computer/

Show HN: Drogon – A C++14/17 based high performance HTTP application framework https://github.com/an-tao/drogon

Stomach of Dead Whale Contained ’Nothing but Nonstop Plastic’ https://www.npr.org/2019/03/18/704471596/stomach-of-dead-whale-contained-nothing-but-plastic

What Working at Stripe Has Been Like https://www.kalzumeus.com/2019/3/18/two-years-at-stripe/

D-Wave 2000Q hands-on: Steep learning curve for quantum computing https://arstechnica.com/?p=1469989

Atta Elayyan, Developer of MetroTube and LazyWorm Apps, Killed in Christchurch https://www.dailyesports.gg/remembering-atta-elayyan-christchurch-shooting-victim/

Hive.co (YC S14) is hiring a customer experience manager in Kitchener/Waterloo https://www.hive.co/l/customer-exp-hn-mar-15

CIA Doc on Time Travel, Consciousness, and Existence of the Absolute (1983) [pdf] https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP96-00788R001700210016-5.pdf

Simple script to analyse your PostgreSQL database config, give tuning advice https://github.com/jfcoz/postgresqltuner

Quantum Computing for the Curious https://quantum.country/qcvc/

Tips and tricks to write LaTeX papers in with figures generated in Python https://github.com/Wookai/paper-tips-and-tricks

Making 3D Terrain Maps (2017) http://shadedrelief.com/3D_Terrain_Maps/

Altimir: Life in the depopulated Bulgarian countryside [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9Ufhi_42h0

My Cognitive Bias – A cognitive bias explained every time you open a new tab https://mycognitivebias.com/

Longevity and anti-aging research: ‘Prime time for an impact on the globe’ https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2019/03/anti-aging-research-prime-time-for-an-impact-on-the-globe

New Tools for Detecting HTTPS Interception https://blog.cloudflare.com/monsters-in-the-middleboxes/

How cigarette makers applied their marketing wizardry to sweetened beverages https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/14/health/big-tobacco-kool-aid-sugar-obesity.html

Op amp on the Moon: Reverse-engineering a hybrid op amp module http://www.righto.com/2019/02/op-amp-on-moon-reverse-engineering.html

“Three Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Designing Languages” http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/5569

Japan Is Betting Big on the Future of Hydrogen Cars https://text.npr.org/s.php?sId=700877189

Nvidia AI turns sketches into photorealistic landscapes in seconds https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/18/nvidia-ai-turns-sketches-into-photorealistic-landscapes-in-seconds/

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

William Byrd on ”The Most Beautiful Program Ever Written” (2017) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyfBQmvr2Hc

Slack enables customers to control their encryption keys in enterprise version https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/18/slack-hands-over-encryption-keys-to-regulated-customers

Russia Criminalizes the Spread of Online News Which ’Disrespects’ the Government https://www.npr.org/2019/03/18/704600310/russia-criminalizes-the-spread-of-online-news-which-disrespects-the-government

Show HN: WinSpd – create “SCSI disks” as user mode processes on Windows https://github.com/billziss-gh/winspd

Do-it-yourself ultralight tent (2017) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yxaVmW-Q1I

A huge fireball exploded in Earth’s atmosphere in December, according to Nasa https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47607696

The rise and fall of scientific authority, and how to bring it back https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00872-w

Earlier Thoughts that Inspired Grothendieck (2014) [pdf] http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~oort0109/AGRoots-final.pdf

On a Remote Island, a Lost Part of the World Is Found https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2019/02/12/lost-continent/

Diagram and History of Programming Languages (2006) http://rigaux.org/language-study/diagram.html

Herpes Virus Reactivation in Astronauts During Spaceflight https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2019.00016/full

Source code layout for AI pipelines https://mlpipes.com/source-code-layout-ai-pipelines/

Nvidia Accelerates Real Time Speech to Text Transcription 3500x with Kaldi https://devblogs.nvidia.com/nvidia-accelerates-speech-text-transcription-3500x-kaldi/

Code is not a foreign language, and high schools shouldn’t treat it that way https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/17/opinion/code-foreign-language.html

Prototyping Native Mobile Apps in 5 Minutes https://www.olioapps.com/blog/rapid-prototyping-react-native-expo/

Programmer Migration Patterns https://apenwarr.ca/log/20190318

Python urllib CRLF injection vulnerability https://coocoor.com/advisory/cve/CVE-2019-9740

Construct-JS – A library for creating byte level data structures https://github.com/francisrstokes/construct-js

Mobile data: Why India has the world’s cheapest https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-47537201

Air-breathing rocket engine set for key tests https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47585433

Foods from agricultural lifestyles may have made it easier to form some sounds https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/14/science/language-origins-agriculture.html

Home of Strategic Command and Some of the USAF’s Most Prized Aircraft Flooded http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/26991/home-of-strategic-command-and-some-of-usafs-most-prized-aircraft-is-flooding

Google’s attempts to undermine adblockers https://www.magiclasso.co/insights/google-undermines-adblock/

r/Piracy received a notice of multiple copyright infringements from Reddit Legal https://www.reddit.com/r/Piracy/comments/b28d9q/rpiracy_has_received_a_notice_of_multiple/eitku9s/

People in a conference room can create enough CO2 to impair cognitive function https://twitter.com/netmanchris/status/1106933045737721856

Benefits of Fasting http://fahia.ca/fasting

Converting a cheap musical keyboard into a custom built keytar https://www.instructables.com/id/KEYTAR-2/

A checklist of things to consider before releasing your project https://github.com/amilajack/project-checklist

Show HN: Bit v0.5.0 – Bitcoin made easy, now with SegWit support https://github.com/ofek/bit

Present Timing for Kids (2018) https://www.jefftk.com/p/present-timing-for-kids

Newly discovered DNA switch could give people the power to regrow limbs https://nationalpost.com/news/world/newly-discovered-dna-switch-could-give-people-the-power-to-regrow-limbs

Arctic now locked into devastating temperature rise, UN report says https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/arctic-warming-locked-in-1.5056548

Alan B. Krueger, Economic Aide to Clinton and Obama, Dies at 58 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/18/obituaries/alan-krueger-dead.html

Start a side project, says GitHub founder (2008) https://gist.github.com/defunkt/6443

Why I’m Publishing My First Novel in a Format You’ve Never Heard Of https://medium.com/@eykd/why-im-publishing-my-first-novel-in-a-format-you-ve-never-heard-of-48e1f5ae71f1

What’s the cost (in fish) between 1.5 and 3 degrees of warming? http://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2019/03/cost-in-fish-between-degrees-warming/

London firm BBOXX has crowdfunded the most ever for an African solar project https://www.businessinsider.com/bboxx-crowdfunded-68-million-for-africa-solar-project-2019-2

Op amp on the Moon: Reverse-engineering a hybrid op amp module http://www.righto.com/2019/02/op-amp-on-moon-reverse-engineering.html

I started Gumroad as a weekend project https://www.indiehackers.com/interview/4fc6cbc0e8

AI Algorithms Are Now Shockingly Good at Doing Science https://www.wired.com/story/ai-algorithms-are-now-shockingly-good-at-doing-science/

Show HN: Kubernetes dashboard alternative with streaming status updates and more https://hub.docker.com/r/herbrandson/k8dash

AMD products are not susceptible to SPOILER exploit https://www.amd.com/en/support/kb/faq/pa-240

The Humble Book Bundle: Web Programming by O’Reilly https://www.humblebundle.com/books/web-programming-oreilly-books

What missing too much sleep might be doing to your body https://globalnews.ca/news/5053369/sleep-problems-health-effects/

Andrew Yang, a presidential candidate who’s attracting support from Millennials https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/SF-meets-Andrew-Yang-a-presidential-candidate-13693316.php

The Average US Computer Science Grad Outperforms China and India’s Elites https://www.inverse.com/article/54133-computer-science-grads-competitiveness-by-country

Using Spark-Select on Minio to create a high-performance data lake https://blog.minio.io/introducing-spark-select-for-minio-data-lakes-c26986b42ff

A Master Regulator of Regeneration http://science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6432/1152

Congressman Nunes sues Twitter for $250M, claims platform is a content provider https://www.scribd.com/document/402297422/Nunes-Complaint-3-18-19

IBM’s global blockchain payment network goes live https://techerati.com/news-hub/ibms-global-blockchain-payment-network-goes-live/

Show HN: Transistor, a Python web scraping framework for intelligent use cases https://github.com/bomquote/transistor

GTC 2019 – Nvidia’s New GauGAN Transforms Sketches into Realistic Images https://medium.com/syncedreview/gtc-2019-nvidias-new-gaugan-transforms-sketches-into-realistic-images-a0a74d668ef8

A Pwn2Own Exploit Chain https://github.com/saelo/pwn2own2018

Privacy’s not dead. It’s just not evenly distributed https://www.fastcompany.com/90318234/privacy-not-dead-its-just-not-evenly-distributed

Spotify Responds to Apple’s Response over App Store, Calls Company ‘Monopolist’ https://variety.com/2019/music/news/spotify-responds-to-apples-response-over-app-store-flap-calls-company-a-monopolist-1203164353/

Gitlab Is Currently Down https://status.gitlab.com/

How to live without Google (2017) https://spreadprivacy.com/how-to-remove-google/

Comprehensive list of built-in utility types in TypeScript https://codewithstyle.info/Comprehensive-list-of-useful-built-in-types-in-TypeScript/

New York City says electric cars are now the cheapest option for its fleet https://qz.com/1571956/new-york-city-says-electric-cars-cheapest-option-for-its-fleet/

Round 4: Hacker returns and puts 26Mil user records for sale on the Dark Web https://www.zdnet.com/article/round-4-hacker-returns-and-puts-26mil-user-records-for-sale-on-the-dark-web/

Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news https://apnews.com/790d194cbec347149be8b598009ad1c4

Speeding Up Your Website (Best Practices by Yahoo) https://developer.yahoo.com/performance/rules.html

Show HN: Always use Google’s URL Inspection tool when launching a new Site https://www.echowaves.com/blog/always-use-google-s-url-inspection-tool-when-launching-a-new-site

Turning an organic molecule into a coherent two-level quantum system https://phys.org/news/2019-03-molecule-coherent-two-level-quantum.html

Origins of Startup Culture: How Success Stories Shaped Modern State of Industry https://habr.com/en/company/vsce/blog/443828/

HTLV-1: An emotional call to eradicate ancient virus (2018) https://edition.cnn.com/2018/05/10/health/htlv-1-virus-who-letter-study/index.html

Jack the Ripper revealed? DNA research may finally unravel mystery https://www.foxnews.com/science/jack-the-ripper-revealed-dna-research-may-finally-unravel-mystery

Checking FreeRDP with PVS-Studio https://www.viva64.com/en/b/0617/

Inside Garageband, the Little App Ruling the Sound of Modern Music https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/apple-garageband-modern-music-784257/

Stanford Human-Centered AI Symposium Live Stream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjSlatKnfqQ

Italy bans unvaccinated children from school https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47536981

Nasa Study Reproduces Origins of Life on Ocean Floor https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7340

The U.S. Is Using the Most Vulnerable People to Test Facial Recognition Software https://slate.com/technology/2019/03/facial-recognition-nist-verification-testing-data-sets-children-immigrants-consent.html

We Remember Atta Elayyan of MetroTube Fame, Killed in Christchurch, NZ Attack https://www.windowscentral.com/we-remember-atta-elayyan