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Knuth on Huang’s Sensitivity Proof: “I’ve got the proof down to one page” [pdf] https://www.scottaaronson.com/blog/?p=4229#comment-1815290

Google and Mozilla are failing to support browser extension developers https://armin.dev/blog/2019/08/supporting-browser-extension-developers/

John Carmack on Parallel Implementations (2018) http://sevangelatos.com/john-carmack-on-parallel-implementations/

Apple Suspends Siri Response Grading in Response to Privacy Concerns https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/01/apple-suspends-siri-response-grading-in-response-to-privacy-concerns/

How the Fed Funds Rate Impacts the Wealthfront Cash Account https://blog.wealthfront.com/how-the-fed-funds-rate-impacts-the-wealthfront-cash-account/

Ray tracing with uLisp http://www.ulisp.com/show?2NWA

How to Write a Lisp Interpreter In Python (2010) https://norvig.com/lispy.html

A Readable Specification of TLS 1.3 https://davidwong.fr/tls13/

An Ancient Egypt-to-Black Sea Route? Adventurers to Test Theory https://phys.org/news/2019-07-ancient-egypt-to-black-sea-route-adventurers.html

Goldman Sachs is spending $100M to shave milliseconds off stock trades https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/01/goldman-spending-100-million-to-shave-milliseconds-off-stock-trades.html

Show HN: A Mood Tracker on the Web https://www.quidsentio.com/

Solving differential equations on a 6502 with Woz’s floating point code https://github.com/ben165/6502_solving_de

Big O Notation – Using not-boring math to measure code’s efficiency https://www.interviewcake.com/article/python/big-o-notation-time-and-space-complexity

Every Noise at Once http://everynoise.com/

California farmers are planting solar panels as water supplies dry up https://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-agriculture-farmlands-solar-power-20190703-story.html

Folmura: Randomly generated visual with randomly generated formula https://github.com/abagames/folmura

Experiment, Simplify, Ship https://blog.golang.org/experiment

Ugly Gerry – Font created from congressional districts https://uglygerry.com/

Time, Randomness, and a $100k Prize to Forever Change Blockchain https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/startups/competition-forever-change-blockchain/

High levels of oestrogens in the womb linked to autism https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190729094538.htm

Psyche: A domain specific language designed for creating WebAssembly modules https://github.com/0918nobita/psyche

The Salton Sea is dying, threatening communities with clouds of toxic dust(2018) https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/6/17433294/salton-sea-crisis-drying-up-asthma-toxic-dust-pictures

Heat Wave Results in Highest U.S. Electricity Demand Since 2017 https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=40253

A chemical clue to how life started on Earth https://phys.org/news/2019-08-chemical-clue-life-earth.html

Moloch – Open-Source Large Scale Indexed Packet Capture and Search System https://yahoodevelopers.tumblr.com/post/186702933128/dash-open-10-moloch-open-source-large-scale

Alaska’s scientists despair over plan to shrink state universities https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02344-7

Known packings of equal circles in a circle http://hydra.nat.uni-magdeburg.de/packing/cci/cci.html

Detroit’s Indigent Defense System Fails Poor Defendants https://www.themarshallproject.org/2019/08/01/one-lawyer-five-years-3-802-cases

Universal Laws of the World http://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/laws/

N.Y.P.D. Adds Children as Young as 11 to Facial Recognition Database https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/01/nyregion/nypd-facial-recognition-children-teenagers.html

Show HN: Lagukan, a highly personalized music service https://lagukan.com/

Funding Public Goods: Six Solutions (1994) http://freenation.org/a/f21l4.html

Norweigan oil fund https://www.nbim.no/en/

Show HN: Triton, a scaleable media center https://github.com/tritonmedia/triton

California Police Are Sharing Facial Recognition Databases to ID Suspects https://onezero.medium.com/california-police-are-sharing-facial-recognition-databases-to-id-suspects-3317726d31ad

The Arctic is ablaze: Peat fires are the latest symptom of climate change https://www.economist.com/europe/2019/08/01/the-arctic-is-ablaze

Devilution – A web port of the original Diablo game https://diablo.rivsoft.net/

Tokyo’s audiophile venues (2016) https://www.residentadvisor.net/features/2724

Actalis: Insufficient Serial Number Entropy https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1534295

When a Mob Attacked Protesters in Hong Kong, the Police Walked Away https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDtM3dEJdHo

FBI Says QAnon, Internet Conspiracy Theorists Are National Security Threats https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/kz4e8n/fbi-says-qanon-internet-conspiracy-theorists-are-national-security-threats

Show HN: Apprise – A lightweight all-in-one notification solution (update) https://github.com/caronc/apprise/#showhn-one-last-time

July was world’s hottest month on record, WMO says https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/july-hottest-month-1.5233368

Programming Algorithms: A Crash Course in Lisp http://lisp-univ-etc.blogspot.com/2019/07/crash-course-in-lisp.html

How to stop Apple from listening to your Siri recordings https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/29/stop-apple-listening-siri-recordings/

Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash ’could pay for green transition’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/01/fossil-fuel-subsidy-cash-pay-green-energy-transition

The Enduring Mystery of ‘Jawn,’ Philadelphia’s All-Purpose Noun (2016) https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-enduring-mystery-of-jawn-philadelphias-allpurpose-noun

San Francisco ditches fees for affordable housing and ADUs to speed up housing https://sf.curbed.com/2019/7/31/20748279/san-francisco-fees-affordable-housing-in-law-adus?__twitter_impression=true

Hong Kong’s Protestors Are Hindering (and Hijacking) Surveillance Tools https://gizmodo.com/how-hong-kong-s-protestors-are-hindering-and-hijacking-1836732933

We Built Collaborative Editing for Our Newsroom’s CMS. Here’s How https://open.nytimes.com/we-built-collaborative-editing-for-our-newsrooms-cms-here-s-how-415618a3ec49

Show HN: Generate a fake app to replace any addictive app https://www.detoxify.app/

IT’S Time to Get Rid of the Lottery https://theoutline.com/post/7737/abolish-state-lotteries

A Brief Introduction to Semantic Dictionary Encoding http://hokstad.com/semantic-dictionary-encoding

Domino’s asks SCOTUS to shut down a lawsuit requiring its website be accessible https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/1/20750913/dominos-pizza-website-accessible-blind-supreme-court-lawsuit

Anyone who looks at this code instantly becomes insane https://github.com/raxod502/TerrariaClone/issues/19

The Ice Lake Benchmark Preview: Inside Intel’s 10nm https://www.anandtech.com/show/14664/testing-intel-ice-lake-10nm

The Technical Side of the Capital One AWS Security Breach https://start.jcolemorrison.com/the-technical-side-of-the-capital-one-aws-security-breach/

Edward Snowden book coming out Sept. 17 https://apnews.com/eaf726bd05e3491bb03852a10e10b1bf

Intel’s first 10nm Ice Lake CPUs revealed: here’s your decoder ring https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/1/20748224/intel-first-10nm-ice-lake-11-cpu-processor-laptop-decoder-ring

Antibiotic-resistant genes found in London’s canals and ponds https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190725193649.htm

The war for the soul of open source (video, OSCON keynote) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8q5o-4pnxDQ

In 1973, an MIT computer predicted when civilization will end (2018 about 1973) https://bigthink.com/paul-ratner/in-1973-an-mit-computer-predicted-the-end-of-civilization-so-far-its-on-target

Efficient solution to the N Queens problem (Ruby, crystal, java, c) https://medium.com/@guy.argo/efficient-n-queens-solution-c58706170a3a

Show HN: Arc – a declarative data transformation framework https://arc.tripl.ai

82% of People Say They Connect to Any Free WiFi That’s Available in Public https://decisiondata.org/news/report-82-of-people-say-they-connect-to-any-free-wifi-thats-available-in-a-public-place/

Show HN: Visual Drag and Drop Designer for AWS Lambda https://www.refinery.io/

Are You Rich? This Income-Rank Quiz Might Change How You See Yourself https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/01/upshot/are-you-rich.html

Pentagon puts $10B cloud contract on hold after Trump swipe at Amazon https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/01/pentagon-amazon-contract-1630381

Cisco fined $8.6M for selling vulnerable surveillance technology https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Cisco-to-pay-8-6-million-fine-for-selling-14271226.php

Show HN: EmailRep, free API to query email reputation and report bad senders https://blog.sublimesecurity.com/emailrep-query-and-report/

Jeff Bezos sells $1.8bn of Amazon stock https://www.ft.com/content/f7d855ac-b465-11e9-bec9-fdcab53d6959

The Difference Between Amateurs and Professionals (2017) https://fs.blog/2017/08/amateurs-professionals/

The ‘balance of nature’ is an enduring concept. But it’s wrong https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/balance-of-nature-explained/