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George Lucas Retreats from Battle with Neighbors; Low-income Housing Incoming https://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/22/us/george-lucas-retreats-from-battle-with-neighbors.html

Show HN: Bsed – Simple, English syntax on top of Perl text processing https://github.com/andrewbihl/bsed

OpenTTD Compiled to WebAssembly https://milek7.pl/openttd-wasm/

DeepMind readies first commercial product https://www.ft.com/content/0e099914-514a-11e9-9c76-bf4a0ce37d49

Google blocks China ads that help bypass censorship https://www.ft.com/content/1091cf20-5209-11e9-b401-8d9ef1626294

How Claude Shannon Re-Invented Information (2017) http://nautil.us/issue/51/limits/how-information-got-re_invented

Serenity: x86 Unix-like operating system for IBM PC-compatibles https://github.com/awesomekling/serenity

The sexes don’t feel pain the same way https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00895-3

Show HN: Git-thanos – restore balance to your OSS project with a single command https://github.com/trambarhq/git-thanos

The Incredible Proof Machine (2016) http://incredible.pm

Abe explains choice of Reiwa for next era name https://japantoday.com/category/national/japan-names-new-era-reiwa

The mystery of my desktop that locks up when it gets too cold https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/tech/ColdLockupMachineMystery

TypeTalk: Proof-of-concept of Smalltalk-like live coding system in the browser http://cowlark.com/typetalk/

Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes (2015) https://www.propublica.org/article/how-the-red-cross-raised-half-a-billion-dollars-for-haiti-and-built-6-homes

New studies confirm existence of galaxies with almost no dark matter https://news.yale.edu/2019/03/29/new-studies-confirm-existence-galaxies-almost-no-dark-matter

Researchers trick Tesla autopilot into driving into opposing traffic https://twitter.com/ashk4n/status/1112025340644196352

The Markable Mark (2013) http://www.markability.net/

WordPress theme provider Pipdig using customer sites to DDoS competitors https://www.jemjabella.co.uk/2019/security-alert-pipdig-insecure-ddosing-competitors/

Dynamicland Communal Computer https://dynamicland.org/

Defeating Feature Fatigue (2006) https://hbr.org/2006/02/defeating-feature-fatigue

A radiologist applying evolutionary principles to cancer research https://www.wired.com/story/cancer-treatment-darwin-evolution/

Intel VISA Exploit Gives Access to Computer’s Entire Data, Researchers Show https://gadgets.ndtv.com/laptops/news/intel-visa-sa-00086-exploit-researchers-computer-data-access-2014854

The Matrix Code Came from Sushi Recipes https://www.wired.com/story/the-matrix-code-sushi-recipe/

A Comparison of Assertion Libraries https://blog.frankel.ch/comparison-assertion-libraries/

Show HN: Choosing meaningful work with Python Pandas data analysis https://github.com/freeradical13/ValueBasedPrioritization

From AI to ML to AI: On Swirling Nomenclature and Slurried Thought (2018) http://approximatelycorrect.com/2018/06/05/ai-ml-ai-swirling-nomenclature-slurried-thought/

Algebraic Structures for Untyped Racket https://github.com/dedbox/racket-algebraic

“Google just started mass banning/limiting Archive Team downloads” https://twitter.com/textfiles/status/1112494767601053696

A Landlord Wants Facial Recognition in Its Rent-Stabilized Buildings https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/28/nyregion/rent-stabilized-buildings-facial-recognition.html

How Reddit Bureau of Investigation solves mysteries while avoiding witch hunts https://www.wired.co.uk/article/moderators-rbi-reddit-fbi

Native Javascript alternatives to jQuery methods https://github.com/nefe/You-Dont-Need-jQuery

Ecuador legalized gangs like the Latin Kings. Murder rates plummeted. – Vox https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/3/26/18281325/ecuador-legalize-gangs

PostgreSQL DBaaS vendor comparison and calculator https://barnabas.me/articles/postgres-dbaas.html

Gravity Payments: Seattle company with a minimum salary of $70K https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/30/opinion/sunday/dan-price-minimum-wage.html

Transparent Hugepages: measuring the performance impact (2017) https://alexandrnikitin.github.io/blog/transparent-hugepages-measuring-the-performance-impact/

Anthropologist Richard Wrangham on the emergence of homo sapiens http://www.spiegel.de/international/interview-with-anthropologist-richard-wrangham-a-1259252.html

Close.com (YC W11) is hiring a director of marketing – remote company https://jobs.lever.co/close.io/26a9072c-4ede-42b5-b2a6-43ac6742ccde?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=HN

The sun’s magnetic field is ten times stronger than previously believed https://phys.org/news/2019-03-sun-magnetic-field-ten-stronger.html

Xfinity Flex- Comcast to Charge You $5-Month for a Bootleg Roku https://gizmodo.com/comcast-wants-to-charge-you-5-a-month-for-a-bootleg-ro-1833493197

Guido:The 996 Work Schedule Is Inhumane https://twitter.com/gvanrossum/status/1111628076801236993

Simplicity, Please – A Manifesto for Software Development https://www.infoq.com/articles/simplicity-manifesto-development

Too much information as an impediment for action https://ovidem.com/blog/information-overload/

Paul Graham – “How to Make Wealth” https://www.mckaywrigley.com/post/paul-graham-how-to-make-wealth

How to Build a Billion-Year Library on the Moon https://thenewstack.io/how-to-build-a-billion-year-library-on-the-moon/

Intel’s First Confirmed Xe GPU Product: The Aurora Exascale Supercomputer https://wccftech.com/intels-first-confirmed-xe-gpu-product-the-aurora-exascale-supercomputer/

Hardware Security Course (with videos) https://scl.engr.uconn.edu/courses/ece4451/hs.php

LinkedIn is becoming China’s go-to platform for recruiting foreign spies https://www.cyberscoop.com/linkedin-china-spies-kevin-mallory-ron-hansen/

Linux disk encryption using hardware TPM (Trusted Platform Module) https://github.com/morbitzer/linux-luks-tpm-boot

How “illegal” teacher strikes rescued the American labor movement https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/mbzza3/how-illegal-teacher-strikes-rescued-the-american-labor-movement

Mission to find never-contacted Amazon tribe to stop “catastrophic” jungle war https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/mission-find-never-contacted-amazon-14106577

What it’s like to take a 35-hour ride on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight: LA to Seattle https://www.seattletimes.com/life/travel/what-its-like-to-take-a-35-hour-ride-on-the-coast-starlight-train-from-l-a-to-seattle/

America’s Black Box: A Rare Look at the Violence of Incarceration https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/30/us/inside-americas-black-box.html

Tech Acquisitions Data https://acquiredby.co/

What I Wish My Children Could Learn from My Rural Upbringing https://lithub.com/what-i-wish-my-children-could-learn-from-my-rural-upbringing/

How I Could Steal Money from Instagram, Google and Microsoft (2016) https://www.arneswinnen.net/2016/07/how-i-could-steal-money-from-instagram-google-and-microsoft/

Man Plans to Retire to Holiday Inn Instead of Nursing Home Because It’s Cheaper https://www.distractify.com/p/retire-to-holiday-inn

Show HN: Multiplayer 2D game for Windows 10 https://github.com/MiguelRipoll23/uwp-multiplayer

Fascinating Debug Report About a Scary Hidden Backdoor in Intel Processors https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/29/intel_visa_hack/

Electrical Component Cross Sections https://twitter.com/i/moments/1112130787694931968

A Practical Theory of Programming http://www.cs.toronto.edu/~hehner/aPToP/

Calder – Interactive constraints for controlling the growth of procedural models https://github.com/calder-gl/calder

Russia Ordered a Killing That Made No Sense. Then the Assassin Started Talking https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/31/world/europe/russian-assassinations-putin-ukraine.html

I Did 20 Mentoring Sessions with Managers from HN: Here’s What I’ve Observed https://medium.com/@eagerlabs/observations-from-20-mentoring-sessions-with-managers-over-30-days-b589854315fd

Future of the Java programming language: Three major projects on the horizon https://www.techrepublic.com/article/future-of-java-programming-language-three-major-projects-on-the-horizon/