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Cosmologist claims Universe may not be expanding (2013) https://www.nature.com/news/cosmologist-claims-universe-may-not-be-expanding-1.13379

CityBound – An open source city simulation game in Rust https://github.com/citybound/citybound

2.7M Americans Still Get Netflix DVDs in the Mail https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/04/media/netflix-dvd-subscription-mail-trnd/

The unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in the natural sciences (1960) [pdf] https://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~v1ranick/papers/wigner.pdf

Mate: Netflix browser extension for learning words via subtitles https://www.matetranslate.com/netflix

Quirk – Open-Source Cognitive Behavioral Therapy https://github.com/flaque/quirk

Ginseng: Keeping secrets in registers when you distrust the operating system https://blog.acolyer.org/2019/04/05/ginseng:-keeping-secrets-in-registers-when-you-distrust-the-operating-system/

SQL databases come up with algorithms you’d never have dreamed of (2017) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTPGW1PNy_Y

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

LED circuits, theory, applications and tips http://lednique.com/

The Big Business of Japan’s Cherry Blossoms https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2019-cherry-blossoms/

Battery Power’s Latest Plunge in Costs Threatens Coal, Gas https://about.bnef.com/blog/battery-powers-latest-plunge-costs-threatens-coal-gas/

A million people live in underground nuclear bunkers in Beijing (2017) https://www.nationalgeographic.com/photography/proof/2017/02/atomic-rooms-beijing-china-housing/

UFO: A Drone/UAV Programming Library for Rust https://github.com/ajmwagar/ufo

Let’s Build a Simple Database (2017) https://cstack.github.io/db_tutorial/

Geo: Geospatial Primitives and Algorithms for Rust https://github.com/georust/geo

Put 1.7MB onto 1.44MB Floppies (1999) http://www.trevormarshall.com/byte_articles/byte19.htm

Soil may be a key reason for the preservation of Terracotta Army bronze weapons https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-40613-7

Education Dept. rejects most applicants for student loan forgiveness program https://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-student-loan-forgiveness-education-department-betsy-devos-20190403-story.html

Huntington’s Disease gene is found (1993) http://news.mit.edu/1993/huntington-0331

Show HN: Hyper Editor – A back end independent visual composer for web https://github.com/DivineITLimited/hyper-editor

Tesla upgrading Model S/X motors to permanent magnets https://electrek.co/2019/04/05/tesla-model-s-new-electric-motors/

Umple: Model-Oriented Programming https://cruise.eecs.uottawa.ca/umple/

Show HN: Algorithms and Data Structures Implemented in JavaScript https://github.com/amejiarosario/dsa.js

Blend2D – 2D Vector Graphics Engine https://blend2d.com/

Amazon bought Eero for $97M and employees still got screwed https://mashable.com/article/amazon-eero-wifi-router-sale/

US Moves to Protect itself from Electromagnetic Pulse Attack https://www.forbes.com/sites/arielcohen/2019/04/05/whitehouse-prepares-to-face-emp-threat

Show HN: 300k lines of Java UI code running native in browser at desktop speed http://reportmill.com/snaptea/RM15/

Flesh Made Wood: The Invention of Artificial Refrigeration (2014) http://theappendix.net/issues/2014/4/flesh-made-wood-the-invention-of-artificial-refrigeration

If Open Source Isn’t Sustainable, Maybe Software Freedom Is? https://lwn.net/Articles/783169/

“How I discovered an Easter egg in Android’s security” https://habr.com/en/post/446790/

Yoshua Bengio: ‘The dangers of abuse are real’ https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00505-2

AMD EPYC Rome 2P Will Have 128-160 PCIe Gen4 Lanes and a Bonus https://www.servethehome.com/why-amd-epyc-rome-2p-will-have-128-160-pcie-gen4-lanes-and-a-bonus/

Leaked Microsoft Email Chain Reportedly Describes Hellish Workplace for Women https://gizmodo.com/leaked-microsoft-email-chain-reportedly-describes-helli-1833817967

Show HN: Myscout – design assets management tool that makes designer’s life easy https://iconscout.com/my-scout

Winning the War on Poverty: The Canadians are doing it; we’re not https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/04/opinion/canada-poverty-record.html

Cats Might Not Act Like It, but They Know Their Names as Well as Dogs https://text.npr.org/s.php?sId=709916647

Show HN: Compliance and Payroll for International Remote Workers https://remotehr.co

Library of Congress National Screening Room https://www.loc.gov/collections/national-screening-room/

Librem Laptop RAM and Storage Bump, 32GB Max RAM https://puri.sm/posts/librem-laptop-ram-and-storage-bump-32gb-max-ram/

Show HN: 3D Reconstruction Using Structure from Motion with OpenGL Visualization https://capsulesbot.com/blog/2019/03/12/apolloscape-sfm.html

Why and How Capitalism Needs to Be Reformed by Ray Dalio https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-how-capitalism-needs-reformed-parts-1-2-ray-dalio

Family finds hidden camera livestreaming from their Airbnb in Ireland https://cnn.com/cnn/2019/04/05/europe/ireland-airbnb-hidden-camera-scli-intl/index.html

We Used WebAssembly to Speed Up Our Web App by 20X https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/04/webassembly-speed-web-app/

The nations of the Amazon want the name back https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47794353

GVisor: A Container sandbox runtime focused on security, efficiency, ease of use https://gvisor.dev/

How A.S.M.R. (autonomous sensory meridian response ) became a sensation https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/04/magazine/how-asmr-videos-became-a-sensation-youtube.html

Hedge-fund billionaire Ray Dalio says capitalism is failing America https://www.businessinsider.com/ray-dalio-on-how-to-save-failing-capitalism-2019-4

Open Source Is Winning, and Now It’s Time for People to Win Too https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/open-source-winning-and-now-its-time-people-win-too

Tesla stock down more than 8% after reporting biggest sales drop in its history https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/03/cars/tesla-sales-first-quarter-2019-results/index.html

Video: Shutting down the last Oracle database at Amazon https://twitter.com/jdarrow/status/1111629087947132928

Sorry, graphene–borophene is the new wonder material that’s got everyone excited https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613267/borophene-the-new-2d-material-taking-chemistry-by-storm/

A Great List of Python Books, Courses and YouTube Videos https://www.coriers.com/our-favorite-python-books-courses-and-youtube-videos/

Solid – The Best JavaScript UI Library You’ve Never Heard Of https://medium.com/@ryansolid/solid-the-best-javascript-ui-library-youve-never-heard-of-297b22848ac1

The Art of Doing Science and Engineering – Dr. Richard W. Hamming (1995) [video] https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2FF649D0C4407B30

Toyota opens up 24,000 hybrid car patents to other automakers https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/3/18293649/toyota-hybrid-car-patents-automakers-royalty-free

American’s 737 MAX: Not Terrible, But Sad (2018) https://onemileatatime.com/american-airlines-737-max/

Show HN: 250 Free Content Templates, Easily Make Your Next 1000 Posts & Articles https://vumiu.com/dynamic-content-templates/

UK police outside Ecuador embassy amid WikiLeaks tweets https://apnews.com/ec6c99bb0eaf4cbf8380f0347ce56362

Show HN: Built and Released a Hacker News Clone in an Hour https://pubsub.pubnub.com/v1/blocks/sub-key/sub-c-4ab8fea0-3600-11e9-82f9-d2a672cc1cb7/hn

Show HN: Developer job openings, rated by developers https://jobscurated.com/

How to Authenticate a Linux Desktop to Your OpenLDAP Server https://www.linux.com/blog/how-authenticate-linux-desktop-your-openldap-server

Boeing admits sensor malfunctions on 737 MAX caused 346 deaths https://news.sky.com/story/boeing-admits-sensor-malfunctioned-on-crash-planes-11684724

Google Is Dropping Pages Out of the Search Index; a Bug? https://www.seroundtable.com/google-dropping-pages-out-of-the-search-index-27369.html

Laws against lies: Asian governments are trying to curb fake news https://www.economist.com/asia/2019/04/06/asian-governments-are-trying-to-curb-fake-news

The UN Wants to Build Floating Cities to Save Us from Climate Change https://www.wired.com/story/sea-levels-are-rising-time-to-build-floating-cities/

Android TV update puts home-screen ads on multi-thousand-dollar Sony Smart TVs https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/04/google-pilot-program-puts-a-row-of-ads-on-the-android-tv-home-screen/

Modern Slavery in the 21st Century Mapped https://kyso.io/becca/modern-slavery

News organizations have all but abandoned their archives https://boingboing.net/2019/04/04/the-memory-hole-2.html

Tesla shares sink as car deliveries drop https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47817830

The grim reality of life under Gangs Matrix, London’s predictive policing tool https://www.wired.co.uk/article/gangs-matrix-violence-london-predictive-policing

Free Ross Ulbricht https://freeross.org

The gender pay gap: women work for lower-paying firms than men https://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/14032

Loud and expensive renovations shattering a formerly quiet block in Manhattan https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/05/nyregion/gentrification-one-percent-manhattan.html

Nike’s self-lacing sneakers turn into bricks after faulty firmware update https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/02/my-left-shoe-wont-even-reboot-faulty-app-bricks-nike-smart-sneakers/

Amazon to offer broadband access from orbit with 3,236-satellite constellation https://www.geekwire.com/2019/amazon-project-kuiper-broadband-satellite/

Facebook’s Ad Algorithm Is a Race and Gender Stereotyping Machine, Study https://theintercept.com/2019/04/03/facebook-ad-algorithm-race-gender/

Show HN: Scanner, a system for distributed video processing from Stanford http://scanner.run/

How to set up a 20-minute computer break on a Mac https://dev.to/yawaramin/how-to-set-up-a-20-minute-computer-break-on-a-mac-bfo

Show HN: DOIHub – Chrome Extension to Redirect DOI Links to Sci-Hub https://github.com/bschne/DOIHub/

Texas Inmate with a Wool Allergy Has Spent 10 Years Trying to Get a New Blanket https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Inmate-with-wool-allergy-moves-forward-with-suit-13739724.php

Lyft uses dark patterns to hide unsubscribe button for marketing notifications https://twitter.com/BrenttBlakkan/status/1106354182573817856

Amazon has to let shareholders vote on government Rekognition ban, SEC says https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/4/18295396/amazon-rekognition-ban-vote-sec-shareholders

Psychedelic drug MDMA may reawaken ’critical period’ in brain to help treat PTSD https://neurosciencenews.com/mdma-ptsd-psychology-10997/

Laws targeting terror videos rushed and knee-jerk, lawyers and tech industry say https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2019-04-04/facebook-youtube-social-media-laws-rushed-and-flawed-critics-say/10965812