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One man turns annoying cold calls into cash https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-23869462

Statistically Controlling for Confounding Constructs Is Harder Than We Think https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0152719

Show HN: Tinytetris – 80 x 23 Terminal Tetris https://github.com/taylorconor/tinytetris

Timestamps and Time Zones in PostgreSQL https://phili.pe/posts/timestamps-and-time-zones-in-postgresql/

Creating a Starcraft AI – Part 22: Caveat Implementor https://makingcomputerdothings.com/creating-a-starcraft-ai-part-22-caveat-implementor/

A barber shop on wheels that you book via an app https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-47711610

Shadama: A Particle Simulation Programming Environment http://tinlizzie.org/~ohshima/shadama2/live2017/

Show HN: Grassland – Real-Life SimCity http://grassland.network

RaptorQ and performance optimization in Rust https://www.cberner.com/2019/03/30/raptorq-rfc6330-rust-optimization/

Radicle Architecture http://radicle.xyz/blog/index.html

Lazarus Lake, the Man Behind the Barkley Marathons https://www.outsideonline.com/2392166/barkely-marathons-lazarus-lake

Laptops to Stay in Bags as TSA Brings New Technology to Airports https://about.bgov.com/news/laptops-to-stay-in-bags-as-tsa-brings-new-technology-to-airports/

The connection between gender, gentrification, and household size https://www.fastcompany.com/90326448/the-surprising-connection-between-single-women-and-gentrification

The key to building an idea seems to be blind faith https://nextcept.com/Article/Details/1

Why We’re Bootstrapping Readwise (2018) https://blog.readwise.io/why-were-bootstrapping-readwise/

Operation Columba: Secret Pigeon Service https://www.lrb.co.uk/v41/n07/jon-day/operation-columba

Raster CRT Typography According to DEC https://www.masswerk.at/nowgobang/2019/dec-crt-typography

Decompilations of all packages from com.evenwell that I found on my Nokia 8 https://github.com/julKali/nokia8-evenwell

A study of ethicists finds they’re no more ethical than the rest of us https://qz.com/1582149/ethicists-are-no-more-ethical-than-the-rest-of-us-study-finds/

Uber is dropping rates for drivers down from 80 cents/mile to 60 cents/mile https://slate.com/technology/2019/03/uber-lyft-strike-ipo-los-angeles-san-francisco.html

Tasmanian devils ’adapting to coexist with cancer’ https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47659640

PeerJS simplifies WebRTC peer-to-peer data, video, and audio calls https://peerjs.com/

Minard / Morse / Tufte and Authenticity on the Web (2018) https://www.masswerk.at/nowgobang/2018/minard-morse-tufte

Student Finds Bacteria That Eats Pollution and ‘Breathes’ Electricity https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/students-find-bacteria-that-eats-pollution-and-breathes-electricity-in-yellowstone

New emperor, new era: How a single word defines Japan https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-47729398

Coc.nvim – Intellisense Engine for Vim8 and Neovim https://github.com/neoclide/coc.nvim

Apple hires Tesla’s head of electric powertrains to bring electric car to market https://electrek.co/2019/03/30/apple-car-tesla-electric-powertrain/

Metacat: a computer model of analogy-making and perception (2016) http://science.slc.edu/~jmarshall/metacat/

Japan to rule out coal-fired plants as international criticism rises http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201903280066.html

Show HN: Client Side Encrypted Backups – easy to use and no chance of corruption https://github.com/Scott-Kaplan/Client-Side-Encrypted-Backups

PINE64 Plans to Move Their Website on a 24-Node RockPro64 Cluster https://www.cnx-software.com/2019/03/29/pine64-website-rockpro64-cluster/

Jerry (YC S17) Is Hiring Senior Software Developers in Toronto https://www.workable.com/j/089F60DE31

Hanzi Writer – JavaScript library for Chinese character stroke order animations https://chanind.github.io/hanzi-writer/

A digital archive of all public utterances of Mark Zuckerberg spanning 2004-2019 https://www.zuckerbergfiles.org/

JavaScript Coercions Grid https://getify.github.io/coercions-grid/

An Anti-Adblock Defuser for Nano Adblocker and uBlock Origin http://github.com/jspenguin2017/uBlockProtector

After accidental vote, EU copyright bill faces three legitimacy issues http://www.fosspatents.com/2019/03/after-yesterdays-accidental-vote-eu.html

Handshake Donates $300k to Debian https://www.debian.org/News/2019/20190329

Facebook Extending Markdown Support for Status Updates https://blog.praveen.science/facebook-extending-markdown-support-for-status-updates/

What Ruined Hanna-Barbera? [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWgcizAgxOs

Ton Roosendaal and Blender receives ASIFA-Hollywood Ub Iwerks Award https://www.blender.org/news/ton-roosendaal-and-blender-to-receive-asifa-hollywood-ub-iwerks-award/

He Helped Create A.I. Now, He Worries About ‘Killer Robots.’ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/29/world/canada/bengio-artificial-intelligence-ai-turing.html

What happens if an attacker can get code execution on Tesla’s autopilot [pdf] https://keenlab.tencent.com/en/whitepapers/Experimental_Security_Research_of_Tesla_Autopilot.pdf

China is using debt traps to control the South China Sea https://www.businessinsider.com/china-mission-to-control-the-south-china-sea-2019-3

iFixit teardown: Apple’s AirPods are “disappointingly disposable” https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/03/ifixit-teardown-apples-airpods-are-disappointingly-disposable/

Handshake Donates $300k USD to Debian https://www.debian.org/News/2019/20190329

Appalled by Sexism in the Valley? Meet the Tech Bros of Finland https://caterina.net/2019/03/29/appalled-by-sexism-in-the-valley-meet-the-tech-bros-of-finland-2/

A comparison of population cancer risks between alcohol and tobacco https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-019-6576-9

Fuzzy logic, neural networks, and soft computing (1994) [pdf] http://www.cs.uni.edu/~schafer/4620/readings/FuzzyA.pdf

Show HN: Audit your ISP with a speedtest cronjob https://github.com/igomez10/speedInspectorRPI

The Deadly Price of the Automation Paradox – Human Skills Worsen https://thewalrus.ca/the-deadly-price-of-the-automation-paradox/

Tesla Model 3 hack shows new cars can snitch on owners after a wreck https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/29/18287519/tesla-model-3-hack-security-automobile-car-data-privacy

Causal Reasoning from Meta-Reinforcement Learning https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.08162

Second ghostly galaxy without dark matter discovered, first confirmed http://www.astronomy.com/news/2019/03/ghostly-galaxy-without-dark-matter-confirmed

The Twenty-five Best Hikes in the World Right Now https://www.outsideonline.com/2392049/best-hikes-in-the-world

Artificial Social Intelligence for Successful Teams: A DARPA presentation [pdf] https://www.darpa.mil/attachments/ASISTProposersDaySlidePresentation.pdf

Can AI be a fair judge in court? Estonia thinks so https://www.wired.com/story/can-ai-be-fair-judge-court-estonia-thinks-so/

Show HN: APIs to use reviews in your apps https://www.reviewshake.com/supervisor

Towards Robust and Verified AI: Specification Testing, Robust Training https://deepmind.com/blog/robust-and-verified-ai/

Elon Musk Hyperloop Dreams Slam into Cold Hard Reality https://www.thedailybeast.com/elon-musk-hyperloop-dreams-slam-into-cold-hard-reality

Chip8 Emulator with Clojure https://github.com/netb258/clj8

Show HN: Stretchpaper, an Infinite Drawing App for iPad http://stretchpaper.com

The Fastest Linux Distributions for Web Browsing – Benchmarks on Eight Distros https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux-firefox-chrome&num=1