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Advanced NLP with SpaCy

Microsoft Bing Fire Tokenizer – 10x Faster Than NLTK

Donald E. Knuth: An Oral History

Popular Google Play Store Apps Are Abusing Permissions and Committing Ad Fraud

Lemmy: Federated Alternative to Reddit in Rust

Canada Group Sues Government over Google’s Sidewalk Labs

A Chicago Woman Fell Victim to Candida Auris, a Drug-Resistant Fungus

Post-surgical deaths in Scotland drop by a third, attributed to a checklist

A Practical Guide to Hyperparameter Optimization

Meshroom: Open-Source Photogrammetry Software

The Art of Research – A History by Vi Hart

Planet’s ocean-plastics problem detailed in 60-year data set

Pachyderm Raised $10M and Is Looking for a Senior Full-Stack Engineer

Tinfoil Chat – Onion-routed, endpoint secure messaging system

Facebook ’unintentionally uploaded’ 1.5M people’s email contacts without consent

Lexical Distance Among Languages of Europe (2015)

How the quantum search algorithm works

Facebook shareholders are getting fed up with Zuckerberg but can’t do anything

Sleep myths ’damaging your health’

India will soon overtake China to become the most populous country in the world

Privacy Loss in Apple’s Implementation of Differential Privacy (2017)

Show HN: Gandul – accessible image lazy loading

I Obtained Satoshi’s Treasure Keys 1, 2, and 3 in Minutes

Value-Based Prioritization: A method for choosing meaningful work [pdf]

The Samsung Galaxy Fold’s display seems to have problems

Restoring a Teletype Model 15

Paul Dirac: Projective Geometry and the Origin of Quantum Equations [pdf]

Algorithmic trading in less than 100 lines of Python code

Fluent 1.0: a localization system for natural-sounding translations

NeXTSTEP Programming (1993) [pdf]

Integer overflow flaw discovered in libssh2 before 1.8.1

Anatomy of the 4040 Disk Drive (1988)

Lisp Machine Hacking (2018)

Pig brains partially revived four hours after death

‘Partly Alive’: Scientists Revive Cells in Brains from Dead Pigs

Thank goodness we hired someone who can reverse a b tree on a whiteboard (2016)

Fireball over US, Wednesday, April 17th 2019 around 02:57

Bringing Webrings Back from the 90s

Show HN: A personal knowledge base optimized for online research and learning

Intergalactic spreading of intelligent life and sharpening the Fermi paradox [pdf]

Why it’s important that employers let staff personalise their workspaces

Facebook ’unintentionally uploaded’ email contacts from 1.5M users

Harvard Medical School: Protein Folding Revolution

Study: Global Energy System Based on 100% Renewable Energy [pdf]

Restoration of brain circulation and cellular functions hours post-mortem

Google sign-in is having an outage

John McCarthy‘s ACM paper on Lisp from April 1960 (59 years ago) [pdf]

The fire at Notre Dame is devastating. So is the destruction of native lands

Fukushima Final Costs Will Approach a Trillion Dollars Just for Nuclear Disaster

A new type of HTTP client attacks is around the corner, and it’s really sneaky

Rare kakapo parrots have best breeding season on record

Developer Jobs – Reviewed by Developers

The Gods of Silicon Valley are on the wrong side of history

Nasa Study: Mass Gains of Antarctic Ice Sheet Greater Than Losses (2015)

Pig brains kept alive outside body for hours after death

‘When the Glaciers Disappear, Those Species Will Go Extinct’

Car2Go app reportedly hacked in Chicago, 100 cars stolen

Fc-whiteboard: Remote whiteboard drawing and sharing in live or replay mode

Teaching rigorous distributed systems with efficient model checking

Dawn of DevOps: Managing and Evolving Schemas with Confluent Control Center

What do drones and GPS owe to a 1744 shipwreck?

Show HN: Discover the biggest problems facing humanity

Billions in Profits, No Taxes: How the Tax Code Let 26 Companies Off the Hook

The most effective way to tackle climate change? Plant 1T trees

Taking Another Person’s Perspective Doesn’t Help You Understand Them

Show HN: Simple but Powerful IDE for Databases

“My code is sort of similar to a dead body”

Tolkien was right: Scholars conclude Beowulf likely the work of single author

Samsung’s $2k folding phone is breaking for some users after two days

Artificial intelligence speeds efforts to develop fusion energy

GNU/Linux Is Being Eaten Alive by Large Corporations with Their Agenda

Show HN: Open-source online board gaming platform build atop blockchain tech

Reddit bans ads for adult-oriented products and services

Gene Wolfe, ’magnificent’ giant of science fiction, dies aged 87

I write fake online reviews

So You Think You’ve Built a Good Infinite Scroll

The most effective way to tackle climate change? Plant 1T trees

Zuckerberg and Dorsey are ’handmaidens to authoritarianism’: Journo

Engineers create ‘lifelike’ material with artificial metabolism

Apple removes TikTok app from Indian App Store to comply with state demand

“The screen on my Galaxy Fold is completely broken, unusable just two days in”

More CO2 than ever before in 3M years, shows unprecedented computer simulation

Steven Pinker’s rules for writing better

World of chaos and waste at Panasonic’s battery-making operation for Tesla

Teaching rigorous distributed systems with efficient model checking

Windows Zero-Day Emerges in Active Exploits

Stripe backs $40M investment in AI accounting service

For its health and yours, keep the cat indoors

Years ago, a historian used lasers to map Notre Dame. His work could save it

Foxconn’s Gou Runs for Taiwan President, Citing Message from Sea Goddess

Apple Pledges to Help Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral

’Calling bullshit’: the college class on how not to be duped by the news

Oracle Splats 300 Vulns in MySQL, Database, Fusion, etc.

Republicans reject Democratic attempts to tighten vaccine laws

Kaspersky Lab’s critics were targeted in elaborate undercover operation

Baby T rex goes on sale on eBay, sparking paleontologists’ outcry

Russia supports bill to isolate the Internet, promote censorship

TSA Says Theyre Not Discriminating Against Black Women but Body Scanners May Be