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“Every minute I spent thinking about competitors was a minute wasted” https://twitter.com/paulg/status/1109220781035307009

Show HN: Everything I Know Wiki https://wiki.nikitavoloboev.xyz

Uganda’s Tarantino and his $200 action movies (2015) https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-32531558

Nation’s only Civil War pensioner collects $73 a month from VA (2017) https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2017/08/24/one-n-c-woman-still-receiving-civil-war-pension/594982001/

Newfound fossils in China highlight a dizzying diversity of Cambrian life https://www.sciencenews.org/article/china-fossil-cache-cambrian-explosion

Show HN: DropCSS – A simple, thorough and fast unused-CSS cleaner https://github.com/leeoniya/dropcss

I wrote a story that became a legend, then discovered it wasn’t true https://www.cjr.org/first_person/tinazzi-motorcycle-mont-blanc-tunnel-fire-rescue.php

Bitcoin ETF research finds that 95% of Bitcoin volume is fake https://twitter.com/BitwiseInvest/status/1109114656944209921

Microsoft, UW demonstrate first fully automated DNA data storage https://news.microsoft.com/innovation-stories/hello-data-dna-storage/

HighwayHash: Fast hashing at over 10 GB/s per core in Golang https://blog.minio.io/highwayhash-fast-hashing-at-over-10-gb-s-per-core-in-golang-fee938b5218a

Deep Learning Optimizer Visualization http://vis.ensmallen.org/

Wintun – Layer 3 TUN Driver for Windows https://www.wintun.net/

Researchers get humans to think like computers https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-03-humans.html

Archaeologists resume the search for the home of drama in a Greek sanctuary https://www.archaeology.org/issues/7368

Ransomware Forces Two Chemical Companies to Order ‘Hundreds of New Computers’ https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8xyj7g/ransomware-forces-two-chemical-companies-to-order-hundreds-of-new-computers

Redis streams as a pure data structure http://antirez.com/news/128

How Developers Stop Learning: Rise of the Expert Beginner https://daedtech.com/how-developers-stop-learning-rise-of-the-expert-beginner/

The Mathematical History of a Perfect Color Combination https://www.wired.com/story/very-mathematical-history-perfect-color-combination/

FriCAS – an advanced computer algebra system http://fricas.github.io/api/index.html

South Korea accepts geothermal plant probably caused destructive quake https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00959-4

Kickstarter Senior Staffers Are Pushing Back Against Colleagues’ Union Efforts https://gizmodo.com/leaked-memo-shows-kickstarter-senior-staffers-are-pushi-1833470597

American landlords derive more profit from renters in low-income neighborhoods https://www.citylab.com/equity/2019/03/housing-rent-landlords-poverty-desmond-inequality-research/585265/

Publish Jupyter Notebooks to the Web https://kyso.io/docs/KyleOS/uploading-your-files-to-kyso

Theia: A cloud and desktop IDE framework implemented in TypeScript https://github.com/theia-ide/theia

Python for Reverse Engineering 1: ELF Binaries https://icyphox.sh/blog/python-for-re-1/

Quake II RTX: Re-Engineering a Classic with Ray Tracing Effects on Vulkan https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/news/quake-ii-rtx-ray-tracing-vulkan-vkray-geforce-rtx/

Adding layers to the middle of trained network without invalidating the weights https://svilentodorov.xyz/blog/add-layers

The principle of charity: Criticize the best interpretation of an argument https://effectiviology.com/principle-of-charity/

Show HN: Price comparison for attraction tickets, tours, and activties https://www.ticketlens.com/en

Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/03/20/magazine/rick-steves-travel-world.html

Iris Automation (YC S16) Is Hiring a Computer Vision Expert – AI for Drones http://www.irisonboard.com/careers/

JSON API is a media format, not a protocol. You need to develop a protocol https://discuss.jsonapi.org/t/share-and-discuss-hypermedia-api-entry-point/953

The Boombox Incident: removing bald people from photos https://matthewbilyeu.com/blog/2019-03-21/the-boombox-incident

A Comprehensive Guide to Aspect-Based Sentiment Analysis https://monkeylearn.com/blog/aspect-based-sentiment-analysis/

Plastic buckets, broken printers shine light on Hanoi’s poor (2016) https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-energy-renewables-idUSKCN0ZK0WB

I Don’t Like Debuggers (2000) http://lwn.net/2000/0914/a/lt-debugger.php3

Hashed and Hierarchical Timing Wheels: Data Structures for Timers (1987) [pdf] http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~nahum/w6998/papers/sosp87-timing-wheels.pdf

The U.S. Desperately Needs a “Fiber for All” Plan https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/us-desperately-needs-fiber-all-plan

Tinyexpr: parser, compiler, and evaluation engine in C for math expressions https://codeplea.com/tinyexpr

What Is a Data Frame? (In Python, R, and SQL) https://www.oilshell.org/blog/2018/11/30.html

Show HN: ContextCue – Create and host private, ethical ads https://contextcue.com

Byteconf JavaScript: free JavaScript conference streamed on Twitch, live now https://www.byteconf.com/js-2019

MIPSfpga 2.0: the CPU architecture course that’s different from the rest https://www.mips.com/blog/mipsfpga-2-0-the-cpu-university-course-thats-different-from-the-rest/

At $75K, housing a prisoner in California now costs more than a year at Harvard https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-prison-costs-20170604-htmlstory.html

Operable Erlang and Elixir [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OR2Gc6_Le2U

Sacked IT guy annihilates 23 of his ex-employer’s AWS servers https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/computer-geek-nicknamed-speedy-accused-13893130

Writing an API at the Edge with Workers and Cloud Firestore https://blog.cloudflare.com/api-at-the-edge-workers-and-firestore/

Pretty PuTTY – Better PuTTY Settings https://github.com/jacktrocinski/pretty-putty

How to Build Your Own Brand – 7 Easy Steps https://shopygen.com/how-to-build-a-brand/

3D-Printed Self-Adhesive Hydrogels: Modular Use in Actuators and Microfluidics https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2019/PY/C9PY00211A#!divAbstract

Is Prolog worth learning in the 21st century? https://dev.to/vladimirwrites/probably-the-language-of-god-44b6

Geostorm will give Northern US and Canada rare chance to see the aurora borealis https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/22/us/northern-lights-aurora-borealis-trnd/index.html

YouTube broke search filters as a temporary fix https://support.google.com/youtube/thread/2494861?hl=en

Mailchimp ends Shopify partnership due to privacy concerns https://mailchimp.com/shopify-statement

Project team roles that will define your software product success https://www.mindk.com/blog/8-project-team-roles/

Diverse and robust molecular algorithms using reprogrammable DNA self-assembly https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1014-9

Microsoft resurrects Clippy and then brutally kills him off again https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18276923/microsoft-clippy-microsoft-teams-stickers-removal

How to setup your own VPN server using WireGuard on Ubuntu https://securityespresso.org/tutorials/2019/03/22/vpn-server-using-wireguard-on-ubuntu/

Wireless vulns in implanted defibrillators allow remote shocks, shutdown https://boingboing.net/2019/03/22/lethal-shocks-r-us.html

Brain region discovered that only processes spoken, not written words https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190321163609.htm

Complex societies precede moralizing gods throughout world history https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1043-4

We dogfooded our engineering analytics product and increased productivity 83% https://codeclimate.com/blog/dogfooding-to-improve-developer-productivity/

Nasa Instruments Image Fireball over Bering Sea https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2019-046

HTTP 451 Unavailable for Legal Reasons https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_451

CRUD, search, pagination, segmentation The same admin panels again and again https://blog.forestadmin.com/myth-4-i-would-never-externalize-my-admin-panels-development/

VP of InfoSec at InVision on secure code development [audio] https://www.strongdm.com/johnathan-hunt-invision/

Basic AI Concepts: A* Search Algorithm https://stackabuse.com/basic-ai-concepts-a-search-algorithm/

“Medieval” Diseases Flare as Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/medieval-diseases-flare-as-unsanitary-living-conditions-proliferate/

JSON vs. JSONB: A Dive into PostgreSQL https://legitimatesounding.com/blog/json_v_jsonb.html

Empathy and innovation: Microsoft’s cultural shift led to new products https://news.microsoft.com/innovation-stories/empathy-innovation-accessibility/

Spyware Data Leak Is So Bad We Can’t Even Tell You About It https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/j573k3/spyware-data-leak-pictures-audio-recordings

Show HN: How to add emoji support to a React chatroom https://pusher.com/tutorials/emojis-react-chatroom

A LSP client maintainer’s view of the LSP protocol. – YouCompleteMe and vim https://old.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/b3yzq4/a_lsp_client_maintainers_view_of_the_lsp_protocol/

A dev trained robots to generate “garbage” slot machine games–and made $50K https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/03/a-dev-trained-robots-to-generate-garbage-slot-machine-games-and-made-50k/

Andy Grove’s Writing Formed the Basis for Modern-Day Startup Culture https://slab.com/blog/andy-grove-startup-culture/

Ralph Nader: Greedy Boeing’s Avoidable Design and Software Time Bombs https://nader.org/2019/03/21/greedy-boeings-avoidable-design-and-software-time-bombs/

Mailchimp Statement on Shopify Partnership https://mailchimp.com/shopify-statement/

I built a business that lets me live on the beach full time https://www.expatsoftware.com/Articles/guy-on-the-beach-with-a-laptop.html

Microsoft open sources algorithm, hardware and source code for data compression https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-open-sources-algorithm-hardware-and-source-code-for-azure-data-compression/

Days of the Dolphin: Cetaceans in Cold War Science and Science Fiction (2018) https://wearethemutants.com/2018/07/18/days-of-the-dolphin-cetaceans-in-cold-war-science-and-science-fiction-part-two/

’Out There’: The Transcendent Life and Art of Burt Shonberg (2018) https://dangerousminds.net/comments/out_there_the_transcendent_life_and_art_of_burt_shonberg

United States, once tallest, has been overtaken by Netherlands since the 50s https://www.wsj.com/articles/whos-the-tallest-of-them-all-its-no-longer-the-americans-11553254201

The New Go Developer Network https://blog.golang.org/go-developer-network

Using an OpenBSD Router with AT&T U-Verse https://jcs.org/2019/03/21/uverse

Nasa’s Fermi Satellite Clocks ‘Cannonball’ Pulsar Speeding Through Space https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/nasa-s-fermi-satellite-clocks-cannonball-pulsar-speeding-through-space

Peeking Behind the Curtains of Serverless Platforms [pdf] http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~swift/papers/atc18-serverless.pdf

Earth has always been round, so why have the flat-out wrong become so lively? https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/03/squishful-thinking-whats-inflated-flat-earth-believers-in-2019/

Microsoft, UW demonstrate first fully automated DNA data storage https://news.microsoft.com/innovation-stories/hello-data-dna-storage/

Why Should Americans Be Grateful for $137 Insulin? Germans Get It for $55 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/21/opinion/diabetes-insulin-generics-humalog.html

All the Linux Networking Commands and Scripts I Could Think Of https://haydenjames.io/linux-networking-commands-scripts/

Financial projections for startups business plans and financial forecasting https://medium.com/@vinay.kevadia/what-is-financial-projections-for-startups-and-financial-forecasting-712a9e615dc2

Over 100k GitHub repos have leaked API or cryptographic keys https://www.zdnet.com/article/over-100000-github-repos-have-leaked-api-or-cryptographic-keys/

Boeing to mandate 737 MAX safety feature missing on Lion Air and Ethiopian jets https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-22/boeing-plans-to-reverse-optional-safety-feature-on-737-max-fleet/10928066

Computer Scientists Create Reprogrammable Molecular Computing System https://www.caltech.edu/about/news/computer-scientists-create-reprogrammable-molecular-computing-system

How to Reindex One Billion Documents in One Hour at SoundCloud https://developers.soundcloud.com/blog/how-to-reindex-1-billion-documents-in-1-hour-at-soundcloud

Owning a Car Will Soon Be as Quaint as Owning a Horse https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/22/opinion/end-of-cars-uber-lyft.html

GoFundMe Bans Anti-Vaxxers Who Raise Money to Spread Misinformation https://www.thedailybeast.com/gofundme-bans-anti-vaxxers-who-raise-money-to-spread-misinformation

Linus Torvalds: I don’t like debuggers. Never have, probably never will. (2000) https://lkml.org/lkml/2000/9/6/65