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Show HN: Bashfs – Run commands as your filesystem https://github.com/pcgrosen/bashfs

Google to Offer a Best Price Guarantee on Certain Flights https://www.blog.google/products/flights-hotels/best-prices-for-your-trips/

LucidScience – Electronic Projects and Tutorials http://lucidscience.com/default.aspx

Coinbase: Responding to Firefox 0-days in the wild https://blog.coinbase.com/responding-to-firefox-0-days-in-the-wild-d9c85a57f15b

Electric motor design claims remarkable improvements https://newatlas.com/linear-labs-hunstable-electric-motor/60974/

Hundreds of exposed Amazon cloud backups found leaking sensitive data https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/09/aws-ebs-cloud-backups-leak

Disney Announces $12.99 Bundle for Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ http://geekdommovies.com/disney-announces-12-99-bundle-for-disney-hulu-and-espn/

42 Hours of Buckminster Fuller might be just the vision we need https://cdm.link/2019/08/42-hours-of-buckminster-fuller/

Huntington Park’s “RoboCop” stores pedestrians’ faces, scans license plates https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2019/aug/05/california-hp-robocop/

Casablanca’s Gift to Marrakech and the Birth of Morocco’s Modern Art Movement https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/08/03/casablancas-gift-to-marrakech-and-the-birth-of-moroccos-modern-art-movement/

“Carpe Diem” Got Lost in Translation https://daily.jstor.org/how-carpe-diem-got-lost-in-translation/

Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted locally https://github.com/Kickball/awesome-selfhosted

War on the rocks: The coming automation of propaganda https://warontherocks.com/2019/08/the-coming-automation-of-propaganda/

Transporting a portable system: Unix to an IBM minicomputer (1983) [pdf] https://zero.sci-hub.se/3252/016657c71a46a2d7110d87b4f720847e/jalics1983.pdf

Solar Powered Raspberry Pi Camera https://kaspars.net/blog/solar-raspberry-pi-camera

‘No One Saw a Thing’: When a Midwest Town Banded Together to Kill the Town Bully https://www.thedailybeast.com/no-one-saw-a-thing-when-a-small-midwest-town-banded-together-to-kill-the-town-bully

Mux is hiring great people to keep building the best dang video infra on the web https://mux.com/jobs?a=1

The Suicides in South Korea, and the Suicide of South Korea http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/the-korea-blog/suicides-south-korea-suicide-south-korea/

Let There Be Light Bulbs: How Incandescents Became Icons of Innovation (2015) https://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/let-there-be-light-bulbs

’Gods of the Upper Air’ Traces the Birth of Cultural Anthropology https://www.npr.org/2019/08/05/748128240/gods-of-the-upper-air-traces-the-birth-of-cultural-anthropology

Summer camps use facial recognition so parents can watch from home https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Summer-camps-use-facial-recognition-so-parents-14291272.php

Rice University researchers propose a way to boost solar efficiency https://polyarch.co/rice-university-research-heat-into-light/

Carla – Open-source simulator for autonomous driving research http://carla.org/

Black Hat: GDPR privacy law exploited to reveal personal data https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-49252501

A Mexican Hospital, an American Surgeon, and a $5k Check https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/09/business/medical-tourism-mexico.html

Major power failure affects homes and transport https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49300025

Proposal: C++ Should Support Just-in-Time Compilation http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2019/p1609r1.html

Frosted Glass/Panel Effect, Cross Browser Solution, Vanilla JavaScript and CSS https://github.com/cryptodescriptor/frosted-panel

Climate crisis, shown directly on power plant, in guerrilla projection https://cdm.link/2019/08/climate-crisis-laser-projection/

Monsanto built a step-by-step strategy to destroy my reputation https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/aug/08/monsanto-roundup-journalist-documents

A Guide to Climate Change https://neilkakkar.com/climate-change.html

German physicists reacted to the Hiroshima bomb (2016) https://kottke.org/16/10/how-german-physicists-reacted-to-the-hiroshima-bomb

Bitcoin mining on a 55 year old IBM 1401 mainframe: 80 seconds per hash http://www.righto.com/2015/05/bitcoin-mining-on-55-year-old-ibm-1401.html?m=1&x=y

Degate – Open-Source Chip Reverse Engineering Tool https://github.com/nitram2342/degate

Climate change: Marine heatwaves kill coral instantly https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49255642

Show HN: Tailwind.run – An Online Playground for Tailwind CSS https://tailwind.run

High-Tech Solution to Disaster Response May Be Too Good to Be True https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/09/us/emergency-response-disaster-technology.html

Google Launches ‘Live View’ AR Walking Directions for Google Maps https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/08/google-launches-live-view-ar-walking-directions-for-google-maps/

GO2P, a simple but full configurable P2P framework https://github.com/v-braun/go2p

Algeria blocks YouTube and Google services after publication of political video https://netblocks.org/reports/algeria-blocks-youtube-and-google-services-after-publication-of-political-video-W80ZajBK

Rap Music Ditches Dollars for the Cash App Mobile Payment System https://www.wsj.com/articles/dont-venmo-iggy-azalea-cash-app-rules-rap-11565191206?mod=rsswn

The lat/lon floating point delusion https://www.datafix.com.au/BASHing/2019-08-09.html

AI pioneer accused of sex with trafficking victim on Jeffrey Epstein’s island https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/9/20798900/marvin-minsky-jeffrey-epstein-sex-trafficking-island-court-records-unsealed

Show HN: I built a poker site with Haskell https://github.com/therewillbecode/haskell-poker

Cross platform remote GUI for Python http://www.remigui.com/

Show HN: I’m building a robot that cuts hair, starting with beard trims [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CmHuTKToag&feature=youtu.be

HarmonyOS is Huawei’s Android alternative for smartphones and smart home devices https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/09/harmonyos-huawei-release/

Eat less meat: UN climate change report calls for change to human diet https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02409-7

The Utopian Promise of Adorno’s ‘Open Thinking,’ Fifty Years On https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/08/05/the-utopian-promise-of-adornos-open-thinking-fifty-years-on/

“Compared to Hiroshima, the Nagasaki attack is far more tricky in several ways” https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1159799358650499072.html

Olric: Versatile Groupcache Alternative https://github.com/buraksezer/olric

As Scotland’s ’Trainspotting’ Generation Ages, the Dead Pile Up https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/07/world/europe/scotland-heroin-deaths.html

Chrome 77 Beta: New performance metrics, new form capabilities, capabilities in https://blog.chromium.org/2019/08/chrome-77-beta-new-performance-metrics.html

’The Night Is Ours’: Inside the Elite World of Coast Guard Ship-Boarding Teams https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/04/04/night-ours-inside-elite-world-coast-guard-ship-boarding-teams.html

100 Years Ago, a Telephone Tower in Stockholm Connected 5000 Telephone Lines https://twistedsifter.com/2014/08/stockholm-telephone-tower-connects-5000-lines/

Epic 81-megapixel moon photo was stacked from 50k images – DIY Photography https://www.diyphotography.net/this-epic-81-megapixel-moon-photo-was-stacked-from-50000-images/

Time Series Management Systems: A Survey https://arxiv.org/abs/1710.01077

Preserves: An Expressive Data Language https://gitlab.com/tonyg/preserves/blob/master/preserves.md

A Meteor Just Exploded on Jupiter, and a Photographer Caught It on Video https://www.sciencealert.com/rare-and-breathtaking-video-of-a-meteor-exploding-on-jupiter

White House proposal: FCC and FTC would police alleged social media censorship https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/09/tech/white-house-social-media-executive-order-fcc-ftc/

World’s Largest Forest Has Been on Fire for Months https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2019-siberia-russia-wildfires/

Acres of saltwater pools in the desert are growing an algae food revolution https://massivesci.com/articles/iwi-algae-protein-nannochloropsis-food-essential-amino-acids/

React v16.9.0 and the Roadmap Update – React Blog https://reactjs.org/blog/2019/08/08/react-v16.9.0.html

Radiation Is Said to Be Released in Russian Military Accident https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/08/world/europe/russia-radiation-accident.html

Huawei reveals HarmonyOS, its alternative to Android https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/09/huawei-harmony-os-hongmeng-android/

Bruce Schneier: you can secure America’s e-voting systems tomorrow, use paper https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/09/schneier_voting_security/

Tesla Mod Turns a Model S into a Mobile ’Surveillance Station’ https://www.wired.com/story/tesla-surveillance-detection-scout/

Got: An alternative Git-compatible version control system https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-ports-cvs&m=156535487221501&w=2

Cisco Is Making It More Difficult to Use Pre-Owned Hardware https://ifixit.com/News/cisco-is-making-it-more-difficult-to-use-pre-owned-hardware

Teen Hacker Found Bugs in School Software That Affects Millions https://www.wired.com/story/teen-hacker-school-software-blackboard-follett/

“Tesla Is Going to Win Level 5.” – George Hotz https://twitter.com/lexfridman/status/1159494489171513345

We bought a successful app, loaded it with extras and watched it fail https://www.vox.com/2016/10/4/13151432/app-size-calculator-bloat-experiment-developers-segment

Why I translate all of Trump’s tweets into Chinese https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-49092612

The Democratic Party deepfaked its own chairman to highlight 2020 concerns https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/09/tech/deepfake-tom-perez-dnc-defcon/index.html

Huawei officially reveals Harmony OS, its first party operating system https://www.xda-developers.com/harmony-os-huawei-announce/

White House proposal would have FCC, FTC police alleged social media censorship https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/09/tech/white-house-social-media-executive-order-fcc-ftc/index.html

Bypassing Face ID on an ’Unconscious’ Victim’s iPhone Using Glasses and Tape https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/08/face-id-bypassed-glasses-tape/

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal’ assault on Amazon, sacked scientist warns https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/09/bolsonaro-blessed-brutal-assault-rainforest-sacked-scientist-warns

Trade war could split the technology ‘stack’ https://blog.hackster.io/splitting-the-technology-stack-9e8795186ae0

I used “deep fakes” to fix the Lion King https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1HGgICqZ3c

For Pipeline Builders, the Long Road to Understanding Rust https://undark.org/article/rust-pipeline-jonathan-waldman-what-i-left-out/

What We Learned from Improving Diversity Rates at Pinterest https://hbr.org/2017/07/what-we-learned-from-improving-diversity-rates-at-pinterest

The White House disbanded a self-driving car committee – and didn’t tell members https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/9/20791454/trump-obama-autonomous-self-driving-car-group-apple-zipcar-uber-lyft

Tofu – Meaningful Code Editing https://gregoor.github.io/tofu/

A look inside the narco sub from that viral Coast Guard video https://taskandpurpose.com/coast-guard-narco-sub-video-inside-story

Using Satellite TV to Send Any Digital Content Anywhere Encoded in Video Stream https://www.cnet.com/features/in-iran-bypassing-online-censors-with-satellite-tv/

Usage statistics of HTTP/2 for websites https://w3techs.com/technologies/details/ce-http2/all/all

Neuroscientist used brainhack. It’s super effective Oh, and disturbingly easy https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/07/brain_hacking_bsides/

Researchers Bypass Apple FaceID Using Biometrics ‘Achilles Heel’ https://threatpost.com/researchers-bypass-apple-faceid-using-biometrics-achilles-heel/147109/

Sneaker shop fights back against “scalper” bots by selling pictures https://www.digitec.ch/de/page/wie-ein-onlineshop-die-reseller-bots-ausgetrickst-hat-12951

Dev.to is scraping whoishiring posts to spam their platform https://twitter.com/aleattorium/status/1159834605685547008

Homeless People Don’t Need an App, They Need a Fucking House https://jacobinmag.com/2019/08/homeless-people-dont-need-an-app-they-need-a-fucking-house

Xkcd #2187: Geologic Time https://xkcd.com/2187/

Recession fears grow as UK economy shrinks on back of Brexit chaos https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/aug/09/uk-economy-contracts-on-back-of-brexit-uncertainty

WordPress team working on daring plan to forcibly update old websites https://www.zdnet.com/article/wordpress-team-working-on-daring-plan-to-forcibly-update-old-websites/

Eliz. Warren: “I will appoint FCC Commissioners who will restore net neutrality” https://medium.com/@teamwarren/my-plan-to-invest-in-rural-america-94e3a80d88aa