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Linux Journal Ceases Publication: An Awkward Goodbye https://www.linuxjournal.com/

AMD Rome Second Generation EPYC Review: 2x 64-core Benchmarked https://www.anandtech.com/show/14694/amd-rome-epyc-2nd-gen

What has to happen with Unix virtual memory when you have no swap space https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/unix/NoSwapConsequence

Computer Science Illustrated http://csillustrated.berkeley.edu/

How to Measure Indoor Air Quality with a Raspberry Pi, RuuviTags and PMS7003 https://joshefin.xyz/air-quality-with-raspberrypi-pms7003-and-java/

Circulating in China’s Financial System: More Than $200B in I.O.U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/06/business/china-cash-commercial-acceptances.html

Hackers ship their exploits directly to their target’s mailroom https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/06/warshipping-hackers-ship-exploits-mail-room/

A Boeing Code Leak Exposes Security Flaws Deep in a 787’S Guts https://www.wired.com/story/boeing-787-code-leak-security-flaws/

Dismantling Free Markets Won’t Solve Biodiversity Threat https://humanprogress.org/article.php?p=1911

QualPwn – Exploiting Qualcomm WLAN and Modem over the Air https://blade.tencent.com/en/advisories/qualpwn/

How are BitBlt raster opcodes calculated? (2018) https://devblogs.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20180528-00/?p=98845

Mino Games (YC W11) Is Hiring Game Developers in Montreal, QC https://mino-games.workable.com/j/69BCF95C8F

LA getting serious about lifting parking requirements in downtown https://la.curbed.com/2019/8/6/20698162/parking-minimums-downtown-los-angeles

Website Builder Webflow (YC S13) Went from Near Bankruptcy to $72M Series A https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2019/08/07/webflow-went-from-near-bankruptcy-to-72-million-series-a/

Palaeoenvironmental and archaeological evidence of total warfare among the Maya https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-019-0671-x

Reducing pollution from boats by switching to electric motors https://www.purewatercraft.com/a-thousand-cars-off-the-road/

Show HN: Data Structures and Algorithms in JavaScript https://github.com/amejiarosario/dsa.js-data-structures-algorithms-javascript

[2019] Linux Journal Ceases Publication: An Awkward Goodbye https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/linux-journal-ceases-publication-awkward-goodbye

Show HN: We track Reddit, Google trends, Twitter, etc. to find trending topics https://meetglimpse.com

Apple Is Locking iPhone Batteries to Discourage Repair https://www.ifixit.com/News/apple-is-locking-batteries-to-iphones-now

Khan Academy 2018 Annual Report: 8B Minutes https://khanacademyannualreport.org/leveling-the-playing-field/

Kazakhstan’s National HTTPS Certificate Is Cancelled https://tsarka.org/post/national-certificate-cancelled

HealthEngine facing multi-million-dollar fines for selling patient data https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-08/healthengine-facing-massive-fine-after-abc-investigation/11394564

Steam Windows Client Local Privilege Escalation 0day https://amonitoring.ru/article/steamclient-0day/

Running the Arctic’s Alt-Weekly Newspaper https://www.thenation.com/article/arctic-newspaper-climate-svalbard/

Should lawyers learn to code? Arguments for and against https://lawtomated.com/to-code-or-not-to-code-should-lawyers-learn-to-code-3-2/

British Airways passengers facing delays after IT failures https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49261497

The Computer That Controlled the Saturn V – Smarter Every Day [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mMK6iSZsAs

Vernemq: A distributed MQTT message broker based on Erlang/OTP https://github.com/vernemq/vernemq

Bitcoin expert scams a scammer, donates the money to charity https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/ben-perrin-bitcoin-1.5238225

Content Analysis of How Courts Use and Misuse Rap Lyrics in Criminal Cases https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3369175

Are We Making Much Progress? Analysis of Recent Neural Recommendation Approaches https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.06902v1

New Chrome update: no more HTTPS or www in address bar https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/01/chrome-76-no-more-https-or-www-in-address-bar/

Katy Perry’s Dark Horse Lawsuit Makes Waves in Music Industry https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/dark-horse-music-industry-1.5235743

AMD EPYC Rome Officially Launched: 7nm High-Performance Server CPUs https://wccftech.com/amd-epyc-rome-7nm-server-cpu-official-launch-64-core-128-thread-128-pcie-gen4/

AMP Adds Support for Server-Side Rendering https://blog.amp.dev/2019/08/07/faster-amp-on-the-origin-amp-ssr/

Tesla received a cease-and-desist letter from NHTSA over Model 3 safety claims https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/07/tesla-scrutinized-by-the-nhsta-over-model-3-safety-claims.html

Nvidia Starts Publishing GPU Hardware Documentation to Help Open-Source Drivers https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=NVIDIA-Open-GPU-Docs

Formal Reasoning About Programs https://adam.chlipala.net/frap/

Octant: A tool to help devs understand what’s going on in a Kubernetes cluster https://github.com/vmware/octant

Why Working on Monoliths Is Bad for Your Career https://lightstep.com/blog/why-working-on-monoliths-is-bad-for-your-career/

White House drafting order on tech industry ’censorship’ https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/07/white-house-tech-censorship-1639051

Committed emissions from existing energy infrastructure jeopardize 1.5 °C target https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1364-3.epdf

Victims are often criminals, and that is a paradox American policing can’t solve https://theoutline.com/post/7752/victim-offender-overlap

Feds told Tesla to stop making “misleading statements” on Model 3 safety https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/08/feds-told-tesla-to-stop-making-misleading-statements-on-model-3-safety

NASA Rejected Me 14 Times Before Making Me an Astronaut https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/a16985/ordinary-astronaut-excerpt/

Google: We’ll give you better malware protection in Chrome, only if you sign in https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-well-give-you-better-malware-protection-in-chrome-but-only-if-you-sign-in/

Show HN: Superhuman for Code https://metacode.app/?hn

Mexican Physicist Solved 2000-Year Old Problem Leading to Cheaper,Sharper Lenses https://gizmodo.com/a-mexican-physicist-solved-a-2-000-year-old-problem-tha-1837031984/

Growth mindset study finds no impact on student performance (n=5018) https://www.tes.com/news/exclusive-growth-mindset-lessons-had-no-impact

Jay Leno loves his Tesla: ‘There’s almost no reason to have a gas car’ https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/06/jay-leno-on-tesla-electric-cars-are-the-future.html

Bernie Sanders Promises to Tell Us About Aliens If He’s Elected President https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/pa7e7n/if-elected-president-bernie-sanders-promises-to-tell-us-about-aliens

New Models Point to More Global Warming Than Expected https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/New-Models-Point-More-Global-Warming-We-Expected

Tape still medium of choice for high capacity storage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4DP0Lg-qpw

Computer for Apollo Program Used Rope Memory Woven by Little Old Ladies (2012) https://gizmodo.com/the-computer-for-the-apollo-program-used-rope-memory-wo-5932207

Elizabeth Warren proposes a public option for the Internet https://medium.com/@teamwarren/my-plan-to-invest-in-rural-america-94e3a80d88aa

Show HN: I created a newsletter to help people get better at coding interviews https://www.interviewdojo.com/

Microsoft and Samsung partner to bridge Android and Windows closer together https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/7/20756647/microsoft-samsung-android-apps-partnership-galaxy-note-10-unpacked-event

Microsoft Contractors Are Listening to Some Skype Calls https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/xweqbq/microsoft-contractors-listen-to-skype-calls

Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony commit to disclose drop rates for loot boxes https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/7/20758626/nintendo-microsoft-sony-loot-box-drop-rate-disclosure-video-games

Instagram’s lax privacy practices let a trusted partner openly flout its rules https://www.businessinsider.com/startup-hyp3r-saving-instagram-users-stories-tracking-locations-2019-8

Analysis of the First Flight of Russia’s ’Hunter’ Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/29311/behold-the-first-flight-of-russias-hunter-unmanned-combat-air-vehicle

The Second Amendment solution to gun violence https://lite.cnn.io/en/article/h_dc68cbc361f1ff8e9ddc92010ec99cf9

Fulton Gap (Radius Valley) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulton_gap

Types of Managers: Janice, the Consultative Manager https://medium.com/@giorgia1london/janice-the-consultative-manager-e32c271b8c79

Show HN: Single header robust image resampling in C++ https://github.com/ramenhut/single-header-image-resampler

Snopes: Enough Is Enough https://www.snopes.com/enough-is-enough/

Keynote: Python 2020 – Łukasz Langa – PyLondinium19 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDXhu4rxTNY

Congress asks 8chan’s owner to testify following recent mass shootings https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/6/20757675/8chan-el-paso-shooting-jim-watkins-congress-homeland

Google Fixed Its Algo So That Lesbian-Related Searches Are Less Pornographic https://gizmodo.com/google-fixed-its-algorithm-so-that-lesbian-related-sear-1837033635

Police at Twitch HQ in SF after possible shooting threat https://www.businessinsider.com/twitch-headquarters-evacuated-threat-2019-8

13-Year-Old Encryption Bugs Still Haunt Apps and IoT https://www.wired.com/story/rsa-encryption-signature-validation-flaws/

How to build an adjustable switching power supply using LM2576 [CC-CV] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywFpNdvSC7A

Daily life in a federal prison (2014) http://fortune.com/2014/07/07/matthew-kluger-talks/

Google Assistant can now read and reply to messages from WhatsApp, etc. https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/08/02/google-assistant-read-reply-messages-whatsapp-telegram-slack/

The Data Center Reimagined: GPUDirect Enables Petabyte Scale Analytics https://towardsdatascience.com/life-after-hadoop-getting-data-science-to-work-for-your-business-c9ab6605733f

Oculus Co-Founder Doesn’t Believe in VR Gaming Anymore https://screenrant.com/oculus-vr-gaming-future-facebook/

New ‘warshipping’ technique gives hackers access to enterprise offices https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-warshipping-technique-gives-hackers-access-to-enterprise-offices/

Cartographers of North Korea (OpenStreetMap) https://cartographers-nk.wonyoung.so/

“Regarding What’s Been Happening”- Ooblets Response to Epic Games Store Backlash https://medium.com/@perplamps/regarding-whats-been-happening-3af0f27d863c

People don’t want to see workers replaced by a robot–themselves excepted https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/08/people-dont-want-to-see-workers-replaced-by-a-robot-themselves-excepted/

Scientists must rise above politics and restate their value to society https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02379-w

To imagine our own extinction is to be able to answer for it https://aeon.co/essays/to-imagine-our-own-extinction-is-to-be-able-to-answer-for-it

Chelsea Manning Can Remain in Jail for Another Year, Judge Rules https://gizmodo.com/chelsea-manning-can-remain-in-jail-for-another-year-ju-1837022114