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Information Theory for Intelligent People (2018) [pdf]

The brain avoids looking at glassy skyscrapers

Speed matters: Why working quickly is more important than it seems (2015)

Regex for Noobs – An Illustrated Guide

Apple Card restrictions include no jailbreaking or cryptocurrency purchases

Curve fitting A: Linear Least Squares

Rust Language Cheat Sheet

Pwnie Award Nominations for 2019

Practical Networked Applications in Rust, Part 2: Networked Key-Value Store

StockX was hacked, exposing millions of customers’ data

D.A. Pennebaker, Pioneer of Cinéma Vérité in America, Dies at 94

“Culture fit” is a two way street (2018)

Jupiter: RISC-V Assembler and Runtime Simulator

Franky Zapata: Flyboarding Frenchman crosses English Channel

Implementing a Photo Stylizer in Python Using a QuadTree Algorithm

Activision Blizzard has moved billions of dollars of profit into tax havens

‘Shut the Site Down,’ Says 8chan’s Creator

Should Rivers Have Same Legal Rights as Humans? Growing Number of Voices Say Yes

How to Prove That a Turing Machine Is Universal

I wanted to punish my daughter with a no-frills phone but it didn’t go to plan

Show HN: Codelines – Create Coding Articles from Visual Studio Code

Risks of Key Recovery, Key Escrow, and Trusted 3rd Party Encryption (1997)

Imagining the Western Other in 19th-Century Japanese Prints

Elsevier threatens others for linking to Sci-Hub but does so itself

How to get consistent results when benchmarking on Linux?

Punpedia – The Online Encyclopedia of Puns

Site is being hosted and served by a Macintosh SE/30 running macOS 7.5.5

The Apollo Guidance Computer – VCF West 2019

Cure53 Audit of Chinese ‘Police App’

In Pentagon Contract Fight, Amazon Has Foes in High Places

Google’s File on You Is 10 Times Bigger Than Facebook’s

When Worse Is Better (2011)

Someone Is Suing Companies for Using SMS Messages in 2019

Writing Boot Sector Code (2007)

How can List be faster than native arrays? (2018)

Mailpile: Email that protects your privacy

Brazil has the power to save the Amazon rainforest, or destroy it

Barr says the US needs encryption backdoors to prevent “going dark.” Um, what?

A Scheme syntax-rules primer (2008)

fd: A simple, fast, user-friendly alternative to ’find’

Ray Tracing in One Weekend in Futhark

US military purchased $32.8m worth of electronics with known security risks

Pipe: How the System Call That Ties Unix Together Came About

Scientists cook up new recipes for taking salt out of seawater

Show HN: Isonotes – Create notes in rich text format or markdown

Neil Degrasse Tyson shares stark assessment of accidental death stats

Marty the grocery store robot is a glimpse into our hell-ish future

Dissecting a Dweet: Strange Attractor (Tiny JavaScript Code)

Netflix’s the Great Hack Brings Our Data Nightmare to Life

Show HN: Start a minecraft server on user join

11B tons of ice melted in Greenland – in just one day

MSDN Magazine will publish its last issue in November

New medical procedure could delay menopause by 20 years

Hundreds of homeless board a bus out of SF every year. What happens to them?

New Results: WPA3 vulnerable to a second class of side-channel leaks

Apple and Samsung earnings show most people don’t want $1k phones

New long-term support version of Linux Mint desktop released

Facebook’s flop in hardware: The untold story of Building 8

PostgreSQL Fulltext Search with DBIx:Class

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point

One in five millennials are lonely and have ’no friends’

European Court Rules in Favor of Kraftwerk in 20 Year-Long Copyright Dispute

MakerLisp Machine: An EZ80 CPU Card Running Bare-Metal Lisp [video]

Get an ecommerce competitor’s internal search data

Amazon to kill Dash button functions on August 31–you have a month to hack yours

Neal Stephenson: “Fall; Or, Dodge in Hell: A Novel” (Talks at Google)

“Inspector Sands” is an emergency code used by the authorities in the UK

Loss of Arctic’s reflective sea ice could advance global warming by 25 years

Show HN: FunctorFlow – An attempt to re-imagine Python libraries

Using PostgreSQL Full Text Search with Golang

YouTube’s Plan to Rein in Conspiracy Theories Is Failing

History of Balloons and Ballooning (2017)

Show HN: Realtime OS for Cortex-M0 Under 1K Bytes

Goto 2019 • Depression and Burnout: Jérôme Petazzoni

Contagion in Mass Killings and School Shootings (2015)

Reactive and Component Frameworks for “Old Fart” Programmers

Habits Linked to a Long Life (Backed by Science)

Huawei and Google Were Working on New Smart Speaker Before Trump’s Ban