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Social exclusion fuels extremism in young men https://neurosciencenews.com/social-exclusion-extremism-14691/

Poetry: Dependency Management for Python https://poetry.eustace.io/

The worst sales promotion in history: Hoover’s free flight fiasco https://thehustle.co/the-worst-sales-promotion-in-history/

Paged Out – a new experimental magazine about programming https://pagedout.institute

Speaking to yourself in the third person makes you wiser https://aeon.co/ideas/why-speaking-to-yourself-in-the-third-person-makes-you-wiser

Learn Sketch shortcuts interactively https://shortcutery.netlify.com

Greek Artist Takis, Who Used Magnets to Create Pioneering Kinetic Art, Has Died https://news.artnet.com/art-world/kinetic-artist-takis-died-1621450

Which Categories of Seed Startups Are Thriving? Which Aren’t? https://tomtunguz.com/which-categories-of-seed-startups-are-thriving-which-aren-t/

Economist Raj Chetty has found a surprising tool to fight housing segregation https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/8/4/20726427/raj-chetty-segregation-moving-opportunity-seattle-experiment

Hall’s Law: The Nineteenth Century Prequel to Moore’s Law (2012) https://www.ribbonfarm.com/2012/03/08/halls-law-the-nineteenth-century-prequel-to-moores-law/

Hofstadter – On Number Numbness (1982) [pdf] https://www.gwern.net/docs/math/1982-hofstadter.pdf

A ’Brief’ History of Neural Nets and Deep Learning (2015) http://www.andreykurenkov.com/writing/ai/a-brief-history-of-neural-nets-and-deep-learning/

Cathay Pacific faces crackdown as Hong Kong protests hit business https://www.ft.com/content/6afd54d0-bbe9-11e9-b350-db00d509634e

Don’t forget randomness is still just a hypothesis (2006) https://www.nature.com/articles/439392d

Show HN: Personal Management System https://github.com/Volmarg/personal-management-system

When to Shut Down a Startup [video] https://blog.ycombinator.com/when-to-shut-down-a-startup/

Impossible choices: Gregory Bateson saw the creative potential of paradox https://aeon.co/essays/gregory-bateson-changed-the-way-we-think-about-changing-ourselves

Paul Dirac: The Mozart of Science (2008) https://www.ias.edu/ideas/2008/farmelo-on-dirac

Insect ’apocalypse’ in U.S. driven by 50x increase in toxic pesticides: study https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/08/insect-apocalypse-under-way-toxic-pesticides-agriculture/

Show HN: Curated Toolkit for Remote Work https://nohq.co/tools/

J-Core Open Processor http://j-core.org/

Denial of H1-B visas to India’s largest IT services exporters at all-time high https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/nri/visa-and-immigration/h-1b-visa-denials-at-all-time-high/articleshow/70613732.cms

Don’t Say “Homoiconic” (2018) http://www.expressionsofchange.org/dont-say-homoiconic/

Hutter Prize: Compress a 100MB file to less than the current record of 16 MB http://www.hutter1.net/prize/index.htm

The 737-Max Grounding Is So Bad That Airlines Are Leasing 30-Year-Old 737-200s https://jalopnik.com/the-737-max-grounding-is-such-a-disaster-that-airlines-1837144886

Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/11/business/cathay-pacific-hong-kong-protests.html

Terms of the Dune universe; excerpts from a reading by Frank Herbert http://usul.net/books/sounds.htm

Ornate netsuke were practical status symbols https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/what-are-netsuke

Open Startups List https://open-startups.xyz/

Experimental PlayStation 4 Emulator https://github.com/AlexAltea/orbital

The Fastest and Shortest Algorithm for All Well-Defined Problems (2002) https://www.arxiv-vanity.com/papers/cs/0206022/

GDPR is an identity thief’s dream ticket to Europeans’ data https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/09/gdpr_identity_thief/

Get your work recognized: write a brag document https://jvns.ca/blog/brag-documents/

Show HN: Soliloquy – Note-taking for power users https://www.soliloquy.cc/

HK police fires rubber bullet at protesters and civilians at point blank range https://www.reddit.com/r/HongKong/comments/coycrb/zero_regard_for_human_life_anymore_close_range/

2020 Porsche Taycan Electric Car Review: Should Tesla Be Worried? https://www.motortrend.com/news/2020-porsche-taycan-review-electric-car-tesla-fighter

Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives and Why We Don’t Talk about It https://ndpr.nd.edu/news/private-government-how-employers-rule-our-lives-and-why-we-dont-talk-about-it/

Tiny Toy TOTP Generator in 18 Lines of Python https://github.com/susam/toytotp

TypeScript types should be moved to DefinitelyTyped https://github.com/reduxjs/redux/issues/3500

Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/evj4qw/these-iphone-lightning-cables-will-hack-your-computer

Novelist Vikram Chandra on writing and building software for writers https://leeschneider.substack.com/p/ep-10-on-a-call-with-vikram-chandra

’Dockerfiles’ for LXD https://frkl.io/blog/dockerfiles-for-lxd/

Access to Millions of Free Books Added to the Public Domain https://lifehacker.com/access-millions-of-free-books-added-to-the-public-domai-1837073153

Study shows e-bike riders get more exercise than cyclists https://electrek.co/2019/08/11/electric-bike-riders-more-exercise-than-cyclists/

Show HN: Cordless, a Discord terminal client written in Go https://github.com/Bios-Marcel/cordless

Simulating Futures in Extended Common Lisp (1988) [pdf] https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19880015808.pdf

Architecting Containers: Understanding User Space vs. Kernel Space (2015) https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/architecting-containers-part-1-why-understanding-user-space-vs-kernel-space-matters

The Rise and Fall of Thinking Machines (1995) https://www.inc.com/magazine/19950915/2622.html

Username (and password) free login with security keys https://www.imperialviolet.org/2019/08/10/ctap2features.html

How ‘Am I the Asshole?’ became the internet’s most profound query https://www.dailydot.com/unclick/am-i-the-asshole-aita-reddit-history/

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

The Methane Detectives: On the Trail of a Global Warming Mystery https://undark.org/article/methane-global-warming-climate-change-mystery/

The Life and Death of an American Indie Press https://lithub.com/the-life-and-death-of-an-american-indie-press/

Easy monitoring (free, open source) without Nagios https://github.com/arachnys/cabot

Medical privacy is fucked by the payments model https://abe-winter.github.io/2019/08/10/payments.html

Learning Python and Haskell has not improved my programming (2006) https://lukeplant.me.uk/blog/posts/why-learning-haskell-python-makes-you-a-worse-programmer/

AMD EPYC Tech Docs and White Papers https://www.amd.com/en/processors/server-tech-docs/search

I released my own Visual Studio Code Extension Pack and here is how you can too https://dev.to/lampewebdev/i-released-my-own-visual-studio-code-extension-pack-and-here-is-how-you-can-too-5g87

UK Politicians Disapprove of DNS over HTTPS (DoH) https://twitter.com/edwardbetts/status/1160591833132666880

Teen Hacker Finds Bugs in School Software That Exposed Millions of Records https://www.wired.com/story/teen-hacker-school-software-blackboard-follett/

Show HN: Loominus AI – The fastest way to be productive with machine learning https://loominus.ai

The slower Gulf Stream is raising sea levels and causing a hotter Florida https://phys.org/news/2019-08-gulf-stream-seas-hotter-florida.html

Seattle Holy Rollers Killings: The End to an Oregon Love Cult (2003) https://www.historylink.org/File/4263

The Frauchiger-Renner Paradox Is a Sleeping Beauty Problem https://algassert.com/post/1904

The Principia Discordia (1963) https://principiadiscordia.com/book/1.php

Show HN: MeSpeak.js 2.0 – Text-to-Speech in JavaScript https://www.masswerk.at/nowgobang/2019/mespeak_2_0

Control theory: Mother Nature is an engineer https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190808111438.htm

Game of Trees: A Version Control System for OpenBSD https://gameoftrees.org/index.html

Useful Git Commands That Will Make Your Life Easier https://www.codica.com/blog/useful-git-commands-that-save-time/

Something Just Smacked Jupiter and Here’s the Photo to Prove It https://www.space.com/jupiter-impact-flash-photo-august-2019.html

Former MCC Inmate: There’s ‘No Way’ Jeffrey Epstein Killed Himself https://nypost.com/2019/08/10/former-mcc-inmate-theres-no-way-jeffrey-epstein-killed-himself/