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Statistical mechanics of money (2000) https://arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0001432

Verilator: Fast, Free Verilog HDL Simulator https://www.veripool.org/wiki/verilator

San Diego Implemented City-Wide Streetlight Surveillance https://massprivatei.blogspot.com/2019/03/san-diego-has-been-turned-into-massive.html

I’m only making business card sized games now http://frankforce.com/?p=5826

The Founder’s Guide to Discipline: Lessons from Front’s Mathilde Collin https://firstround.com/review/the-founders-guide-to-discipline-lessons-from-fronts-mathilde-collin

MSX History: The Platform Microsoft Forgot https://tedium.co/2019/01/29/microsoft-msx-history/

Deadlines Are Killing Us, and Almost Everything Else I Know About Leadership https://medium.com/@duncanr/deadlines-are-killing-us-and-almost-everything-else-i-know-about-leadership-7032a5fb12ac

Demand is skyrocketing in China for mice that mimic the diseases of humans https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-01/china-s-demand-for-17-000-gene-altered-lab-mice-is-skyrocketing

Trains are more efficient and less polluting than other transportation modes https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2019/04/rail-transportation-carbon-emissions-green-new-deal/586240/

Typing with a Piano [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAYlMcyVZ2k

Fond (YC W12) Is Hiring Senior Product Manager in Portland https://jobs.lever.co/fond/26b4c11b-670d-425d-b9ff-33dcd7440fde

American Hackers Helped UAE Spy on Al Jazeera Chairman, BBC Host https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-raven-media/

Death by a Thousand Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong http://fortune.com/longform/medical-records/

Tumor Specific Immune Receptors Computationally Identifiable http://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/79/7/1671.short?rss=1

Burger King is introducing a vegetarian patty from the start-up Impossible Foods https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/01/technology/burger-king-impossible-whopper.html

Dynamic Drawing: Broadening Practice and Participation in Procedural Art (2017) [pdf] https://web.media.mit.edu/~jacobsj/resources/jjacobs_dissertation_final_optimized.pdf

Base salaries offered to software engineers in SF, NYC, and Seattle https://triplebyte.com/software-engineer-salary

H-1B Employer Data Hub https://www.uscis.gov/h-1b-data-hub

AGENT0 Interpreter: Agent-Oriented Programming (1991) https://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/project/ai-repository/ai/areas/agents/aop/0.html

The Rendition Vérité 1000 http://fabiensanglard.net/vquake/index.html

Tools for REST API Monitoring in 2019 https://slao.io/blog/posts/tools-for-monitoring/

Press Conference on First Result from the Event Horizon Telescope https://www.eso.org/public/announcements/ann19018/

Chinese Rocket company successfully demonstrates ’landing’ of rocket https://twitter.com/Linkspace_China/status/1112776139444047873

SUSE will soon be the largest independent Linux company https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-new-suse/

Against metrics: how measuring performance by numbers backfires https://aeon.co/ideas/against-metrics-how-measuring-performance-by-numbers-backfires

A New Era of Video Backends: The Unification of VideoCommon https://dolphin-emu.org/blog/2019/04/01/the-new-era-of-video-backends/

Taiwan-developed app finds smartphone use impact on sleep, health http://focustaiwan.tw/news/ast/201904010019.aspx

Wordpress.com parent company launches work collaboration platform Happy Tools https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/01/wordpress-com-parent-company-launches-work-collaboration-platform-happy-tools/

Happy Tools: Tools for Teams with Work to Do (From Automattic) https://happy.tools/

Lyft’s IPO Was a Success, Just Not for Investors Who Bought on Friday https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/29/business/dealbook/lyft-ipo-stock-price.html

Why Did San Francisco Schools Stop Teaching Algebra in Middle School? (2016) https://priceonomics.com/why-did-san-francisco-schools-stop-teaching/

Electronic music reduces host attack and mating success in dengue mosquitoes https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30922800

As India Votes, False Posts and Hate Speech Flummox Facebook https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/01/technology/india-elections-facebook.html

Saudi Aramco Is World’s Most Profitable Company, Far Exceeding Apple https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/01/business/saudi-aramco-profit.html

I think the JavaScript community needs to step up and boycott NPM https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/04/01/npm_layoff_staff/

How not to hire a software engineer http://tonsky.me/blog/hiring/

Modern Prolog Implemented in Rust https://github.com/mthom/scryer-prolog

Nfhttp: A cross platform C++ HTTP library natively interfacing to platforms https://github.com/spotify/NFHTTP

Git Implemented in OCaml https://github.com/mirage/ocaml-git

’We’ve bred them to their limit’: death rates surge for female pigs in US(2018) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/01/death-rates-surge-female-pigs-us

The Worst Programming Language http://worst.mitten.party/

Lyft Drops Below IPO Price in Second Day of Trading https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/01/technology/lyft-stock.html

Why Microsoft’s new Edge browser could be a true Google Chrome rival https://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-new-version-edge-just-might-give-google-chrome-run-its-money

Show HN: Socialscan – Check email address and username usage on online platforms https://github.com/iojw/socialscan

“Can we talk?” The most dreaded phrase a boss can utter https://slate.com/human-interest/2019/04/boss-manager-meeting-dread-panic-anxiety.html

Changes to H-1B visa lottery create ‘stress’ for tech companies and employees https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/01/h1-b-lottery-changes-in-2018-masters-candidates-more-inspections.html

Show HN: NoSQL for 8-Bit Microcomputers https://github.com/JohnSully/KeyDB_Z80

DoX: DNS Queries over XMPP https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0418.html

Five Tech Regulation Proposals to Reduce Screen Addiction https://medium.com/@evanwarfel/regulating-algorithms-data-science-and-design-1a5862807584

Lyft IPO Rush Cashes in on Legally Precarious Labor Model https://theintercept.com/2019/04/01/lyft-ipo-gig-economy-labor-law/

The Percentage of American Adults Not Having Sex Has Reached a Record High https://www.sciencealert.com/the-percentage-of-americans-not-having-sex-has-reached-a-record-high

Physicists Just Detected a Odd Particle That Isn’t a Particle at All https://www.livescience.com/65119-odderons-quasiparticles-detected.html

How to fight an outrageous medical bill, explained https://www.vox.com/2019/3/22/18261698/how-to-fight-expensive-medical-bill

LA County is using an algorithm to clear 50k pot convictions faster https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/01/los-angeles-california-pot-convictions-algorithm-san-joaquin/

China warned others not to attend UN meeting on Xinjiang human rights violations https://www.hongkongfp.com/2019/04/01/china-warned-countries-not-attend-un-meeting-xinjiang-human-rights-violations/

Micro – the microservice toolkit 1.0.0 release and beyond https://micro.mu/blog/2019/04/01/micro-version-1-and-beyond.html?r=hn

Mailgun: Announcing Strategic Growth Investment from Thoma Bravo https://www.mailgun.com/blog/announcing-strategic-growth-investment-from-thoma-bravo

Netflix’s ’Our Planet’ says what other nature series have omitted https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/04/wildlife-series-finally-addresses-elephant-room/586066/

Canonical Reportedly Not Planning to Enable Wayland-by-Default for Ubuntu 20.04 https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=No-Wayland-Default-20.04-LTS

DJs of the Future Don’t Spin Records–They Write Code https://www.wired.com/story/algoraves-live-coding-djs/

Bitrise launches ASMR video tutorial series (YouTube playlist) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbKJc0NMPDrCv91fpEy_sOWzPhKzgYUuQ

Apache Kafka Security on Kubernetes, Automated https://banzaicloud.com/blog/kafka-security-k8s/

Huawei’s P30 Pro raises the bar for low-light photography https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/1/18290215/huawei-p30-pro-camera-night-low-light-mode-photos

Wired: Why 5G Makes Me Reconsider the Health Effects of Cellphones https://www.wired.com/story/why-5g-makes-reconsider-health-effects-cellphones/

Star Wars: Jedi vs. Sith by Levels.fyi https://www.levels.fyi/StarWars?t=0

Many Tech Professionals Don’t Think Their Pay Matches Their Value https://insights.dice.com/2019/04/01/tech-pros-pay-doesnt-match-value/

Show HN: Training Data for Robot Dogs https://scale.ai/autonomous-canines

History Disappeared When Myspace Lost 12 Years of Music. It Will Happen Again https://pitchfork.com/thepitch/history-disappeared-when-myspace-lost-12-years-of-music-and-it-will-happen-again/

Description Algorithms and Utils for Machine Learning in JavaScript https://github.com/laoqiren/mlhelper

Intellectually humble people tend to possess more knowledge, study finds https://www.psypost.org/2019/03/intellectually-humble-people-tend-to-possess-more-knowledge-study-finds-53409

Show HN: slim - Build micro-vms from Dockerfiles https://github.com/ottomatica/slim

External Interrupts in the x86 system. Part 1. Interrupt controller evolution https://habr.com/en/post/446312/

Apollo astronauts left their poop on the moon. We gotta go back for that [stuff] https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/3/22/18236125/apollo-moon-poop-mars-science

The Self Is Other People (2018) http://nautil.us/blog/-the-self-is-other-people

The MacBook keyboard fiasco is surely worse than Apple thinks https://m.signalvnoise.com/the-macbook-keyboard-fiasco-is-surely-worse-than-apple-thinks/

Show HN: Kclean – Clean Your Keyboard Without Worrying About Side-Effects https://stuff.shubhamjain.co/kclean/

MIT and Nasa engineers demonstrate a new kind of airplane wing https://phys.org/news/2019-04-mit-nasa-kind-airplane-wing.html

Lyft Crashes Below IPO Price https://www.koyfin.com/charts/gip/LYFT