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Humans Interbred with Four Extinct Hominin Species, Research Finds

A tiny language called Z (2013)

Liftbridge: Lightweight, fault-tolerant message streams

India tiger census shows rapid population growth

Browser extensions are underrated: the promise of hackable software

Banding in Games: A Noisy Rant [pdf]

Radioactive ruthenium from an undeclared major nuclear release in 2017

Deeper well drilling an unsustainable stopgap to groundwater depletion

The Washington Post’s bestseller lists have been wrong

Some things that might help you make better software (2016)

A Critique of Pure Learning: What Neural Networks Can Learn from Animal Brains

America’s Farmers, Reeling from Floods, Face a New Problem: No Water

Gubernator: Cloud-Native Distributed Rate Limiting for Microservices

Lambda School fined $75k by CA for operating without state approval [pdf]

The Near Impossible 20-Year Journey to Translate ’Fire Emblem: Thracia 776’

Ron Pucek’s Living Waters Catfish Farm

Truncate vs. Delete: Efficiently Clearing Data from a Postgres Table

Dark emerges from stealth with unique ‘deployless’ software model

Vahan (YC S19) is helping low-skilled workers in India find jobs on WhatsApp

Ethiopia Plants 350M Trees in One Day to Combat Drought and Climate Change

TSMC Talks 7nm, 5nm, Yield, and Next-Gen 5G and HPC Packaging

Supervisors Driven by Bottom Line Fail to Get Top Performance from Employees

A Conversation with Arthur Whitney (2009)

How the Paris Catacombs Solved a Cemetery Crisis

Five Programming Languages That Are Probably Doomed

(Don’t) hold the phone: new features coming to Pixel 4

What Happened with West Virginia’s Blockchain Voting Experiment?

Universe (YC W18) Is Hiring Engineers and Designers (Remote or NYC)

Lahja – A generic event bus implementation written in Python

How we send 22k emails every hour

Are Bioplastics Better for the Environment? It’s Complicated

Scientists create contact lenses that zoom when you blink twice

ICANN removes .org price caps despite 98% public opposition

Work on production line of Boeing 737 Max ‘not adequately funded’

BI Tools Pricing and Capabilities – Analysis of Legacy and Modern BI Tools

Revec: Program Rejuvenation Through Revectorization

‘Atomic Annie’ Was the World’s First and Only Nuclear Gun

Forest 1.0: A Language and Toolkit for Programming with Filestores (2011)

Data Engineering Cookbook

Capital One statement on data breach

EU Court of Justice ruling may spell the death of social like and share buttons

Nearly half of private capital fund managers rely exclusively on Excel – survey

Polyscope: a C++ viewer and UI for the rapid prototyping of geometric algorithms

Bill Gates: If you read one thing about climate change, make it this

GitHub confirms it has blocked developers in Iran, Syria and Crimea

Functional Programming? Don’t Even Bother, It’s a Silly Toy

Intel’s Xe Discrete Graphics Cards with Up to 512 Cores Spotted in GPU Drivers

Gitmeme – Bring the endless joy of memes to GitHub

No more cardboard boxes? 3M invents an ingenious new way to ship products

You Have a Moral Obligation to Claim Your $125 from Equifax

Greedy Investors Looted Sears into Bankruptcy

Dark Emerges from Stealth and Announces $3.5M in Funding

Raspberry Pi Competitor Pine64 Opens Pinebook Pro Notebook Pre-Orders,40034.html

NASA seeks to break the “tyranny of launch” with in-space manufacturing

Google Cancels Support for Robots.txt Noindex

No One Is Safe: How Saudi Arabia Makes Dissidents Disappear

Things You’ll Look Back on in SaaS and Regret

Twitch is running a class on how not to speak to customers

No More Ransom project has prevented ransomware profits of at least $108M

China accuses Hong Kong protesters of committing ’evil and criminal acts’

Android Ransomware is back – spreads via SMS to victim contacts

Linus Torvalds prepares to wave goodbye to Linux floppy drives

Violence Has Spiked in Africa Since Military Founded Africom: Pentagon Study

Write Your Own Proof-of-Work Blockchain

Sleeping Tesla driver ploughed into 11 traffic cones on a motorway

Ohio passes energy bill that bails out nuclear and coal plants, guts renewables

A Data Scientist Is Skeptical about Data

YouTubers are unionizing, and the site has 24 days to respond

Survival in Chessland [pdf]

Functional Programming? Don’t Even Bother, It’s a Silly Toy

Show HN: Generate seeded Hashids that is unique per scope

The Encryption Debate Is Over – on device filtering in the Hands of Facebook

Airbnb host ordered to pay £100k of unlawful profits after letting council flat

Experts call for ban on glass skyscrapers to save energy in climate crisis

Amazon gold miners invade indigenous village in Brazil after leader is killed

Show HN: A script to generate IPv6 PTR records from AAAA records

Show HN: Audio Fingerprinting in Scala

Show HN: A new way to manage your Product Hunt goals

Are wind and solar and batteries the future for US electricity?