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Open Source Hardware Hearing Aid Part 1 https://shapr.github.io/posts/2019-08-03-tympan.html

Artichoke Is a Ruby Made with Rust https://github.com/artichoke/artichoke

Boeing changing Max software to use two computers https://news.yahoo.com/ap-sources-boeing-changing-max-184231846.html

Exploring Mathematics with Matplotlib and Python https://programmingzen.com/exploring-mathematics-with-matplotlib-and-python/

The OpenBSD Ada Library http://verisimilitudes.net/2019-07-27

Simple RPC framework in 300 lines of Go https://github.com/ankur-anand/simple-go-rpc

CBOR – Concise Binary Object Representation https://cbor.io/

Google search takes 7 seconds on certain queries https://twitter.com/liron/status/1157327854033674241

Simple, pure, and total functional language that generalizes Datalog http://www.rntz.net/datafun/

OWASP Cheat Sheet Series https://cheatsheetseries.owasp.org

“Massive ‘ocean’ discovered towards Earth’s core” (2014) https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25723-massive-ocean-discovered-towards-earths-core/

Why Developers Hate Coding Skills Tests and What Hiring Managers Can Do https://hackernoon.com/why-developers-hate-coding-skills-8m6u3za1

Show HN: BlobCity DB https://github.com/blobcity/db/

The perfect language and why Go still isn’t it https://www.snazz.xyz/programming/2019/07/31/perfect-language.html

Show HN: Purely Functional Scripting https://github.com/topshell-language/topshell

From 30 to 230 Docker containers per host http://sven.stormbind.net/blog/posts/docker_from_30_to_230/

Light Seems to Pull Electrons Backward https://physics.aps.org/articles/v12/88

Apollo Guidance Computer Demonstration, at VCF West 2019 [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTk7jyiaE1U

FBI: Delivery drivers involved in Amazon theft ring https://www.wthr.com/article/fbi-delivery-drivers-involved-amazon-theft-ring-1

Wisconsin Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After Sudden Rise in Lung Disease https://gizmodo.com/wisconsin-health-official-urges-people-to-stop-vaping-a-1836921788

Sergey Brin’s Resume (1996) http://infolab.stanford.edu/~sergey/resume.html

You Know You’re in a Big Company When... http://wiki.c2.com/?YouKnowYoureInaBigCompanyWhen

Iris Automation (YC S16) is hiring an account executive – AI software for drones http://www.irisonboard.com/careers/

CS50 IDE – Online IDE for Students and Teachers https://ide.cs50.io/

Amazon’s Anti-Union Training Video [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQeGBHxIyHw

Breakdown Palace: R.D. Laing’s radical asylum https://www.topic.com/breakdown-palace

ZipCPU – A small, lightweight, RISC soft core in Verilog https://github.com/ZipCPU/zipcpu

Electric scooters aren’t as eco-friendly as they seem, study finds https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/aug/02/electric-scooter-eco-friendly-greenhouse-gases

Local Routing in a new Indefinitely Scalable Architecture [pdf] https://www.cs.unm.edu/~ackley/papers/paper_tsmall1_11_24.pdf

N-Shot Learning: Learning More with Less Data https://blog.floydhub.com/n-shot-learning/

Show HN: Beatboxing for Kids – Teach Your Child to Beatbox Using Everyday Words https://beatboxingforkids.fun/

Show HN: Research Lab Website Template https://github.com/photonlines/Research-Lab-Website

Gerbil – A meta-dialect of Scheme https://cons.io/

What We Can and Can’t Learn from Copenhagen https://gehlinstitute.org/dialogue/can-cant-learn-copenhagen/

Container Networking with Vxlan, BGP and WireGuard https://www.flockport.com/guides/advanced-container-networking

Dark Matter Developers: The Unseen 99% (2012) https://www.hanselman.com/blog/DarkMatterDevelopersTheUnseen99.aspx

Twitter users are escaping online hate by switching profiles to Germany https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/02/twitter-users-switch-profiles-to-germany-to-escape-online-hate.html

Apple will add 5G to 2020 iPhones to compete with Android, analyst says https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/29/apple-iphone-models-to-support-5g-in-2020.html

Strengthen Free Software by Telling Congress to Reject the Stronger Patents Act https://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/strengthen-free-software-by-telling-congress-to-reject-the-stronger-patents-act

Rustgo: Calling Rust from Go with near-zero overhead (2017) https://blog.filippo.io/rustgo/

ICFP (International Conference on Functional Programming) 2019 Proceedings https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3352468&preflayout=flat#prox

A movie changed one man’s vision (2012) http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120719-awoken-from-a-2d-world

What If We Haven’t Met Aliens yet Because They’ve Messed Up Their Planets Too? https://lithub.com/what-if-we-havent-met-aliens-yet-because-theyve-messed-up-their-planets-too/

’’Al Jazeera’’ Reports on Latvia’s Rapid Deforestation. IKEA? http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/markets_and_companies/?doc=36881

HN is blocked in China now? https://en.greatfire.org/news.ycombinator.com

Norwegian F-35 Sending Sensitive Data Back to Lockheed Martin (2018) https://fighterjetsworld.com/air/norwegian-f-35-spy-on-its-owner-send-sensitive-data-back-to-u-s-a/4113/

Facebook gets closer to letting you type with your mind https://edition.cnn.com/2019/07/30/tech/facebook-mind-reading-research/index.html

Seabirds that eat just a little plastic have major health problems https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/08/seabirds-eat-plastic-major-health-effects/

Carl Sagan’s 1994 “Lost” Lecture: The Age of Exploration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_-jtyhAVTc

Authors of critical open source software you use everyday need help https://www.patreon.com/esr/overview

Cancer patients are being denied drugs, even with prescriptions and insurance https://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article232478212.html

Streets ahead – Europe is edging towards making post-car cities a reality https://www.economist.com/europe/2019/08/01/streets-ahead

List of 235 apps incompatible with macOS Catalina 10.15 Raw https://gist.github.com/stevemoser/a4388df17633beae5bc3fb07d38373e2

Julia Language: Multiple Dispatch vs. Function Overloading [video excerpt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc9HwsxE1OY&t=392

This US heartland has been flooded for five months. Does anyone care? https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/03/yazoo-backwater-mississippi-flooding-months

WWLLN – The World Wide Lightning Location Network http://wwlln.net/

Selenium WebDriver wrapper framework for clean and maintainable tests https://github.com/WasiqB/coteafs-selenium

Post-Startup Life: Reflecting on My First 18 Months Living in Denver http://www.daniellemorrill.com/2019/08/reflecting-on-my-first-18-months-in-denver-2019-mid-year-checkin/

Almost half of Europe’s soil is dryer than normal https://vis4.net/drought-in-europe/

FairTube Campaign https://fairtube.info/en/

How Facebook failed to break into hardware: The untold story of Building 8 https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/02/facebooks-flop-in-hardware-the-untold-story-of-building-8.html

Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow protest for free elections https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/08/russian-police-detain-hundreds-moscow-protest-190803131051086.html

Atlassian stopped XML vulnerabilities from landing in production https://blog.developer.atlassian.com/how-we-stopped-vulnerable-code-from-landing-in-production/

IBM, MIT and Elliptic release world’s largest labeled dataset of Bitcoin tx https://decrypt.co/8189/ibm-mit-and-elliptic-release-worlds-largest-labeled-dataset-of-bitcoin-transactions

Walmart filed patent for “Digital Currency via Blockchain” https://cointelegraph.com/news/walmart-is-trying-to-patent-its-own-libra-like-digital-currency

Peter Thiel: “An Era of Stagnation and Universal Institutional Failure.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nM9f0W2KD5s

People who eat dark chocolate less likely to be depressed https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2019/aug/people-who-eat-dark-chocolate-less-likely-be-depressed

Hong Kong protesters shooting lasers to thwart Chinese facial recognition tech https://mobile.twitter.com/ianbremmer/status/1156901259435302912

When going outside is prison: The world of American hikikomori http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/02/the-world-of-american-hikikomori.html

The US Army Is Going All in on a High Powered Laser Weapon https://taskandpurpose.com/army-laser-weapon-prototyping-2639620268.html

What it was like to be a scientist in Jeffrey Epstein’s circle https://slate.com/technology/2019/08/jeffrey-epstein-science-eugenics-sexual-abuse-researchers.html

Geometric Algebra for Computer Graphics https://slides.com/enkimute/siggraph/#/

China’s tours of Xinjiang echo the ’Potemkin villages’ of authoritarian regimes https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-03/the-art-of-the-tour-xinjiang-north-korea-khmer-rouge/11365368

Scientists unveil the first-ever image of quantum entanglement https://phys.org/news/2019-07-scientists-unveil-first-ever-image-quantum.html

Minimizing Defection Might Be the Solution to the Tragedy of the Commons https://getpolarized.io/2019/07/26/Minimizing-Defection-Might-be-the-Solution-to-the-Tragedy-of-the-Commons.html