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Show HN: Wave-based non-line-of-sight computational imaging in Julia https://www.analytech-solutions.com/analytech-solutions/blog/nlos.html

Time anxiety: is it too late? https://nesslabs.com/time-anxiety

Fracking in U.S. and Canada Linked to Worldwide Atmospheric Methane Spike https://www.newsweek.com/fracking-u-s-canada-worldwide-atmospheric-methane-spike-1454205

Entropic: A federated package registry for anything https://github.com/entropic-dev/entropic

China’s CCTV network took just 7 minutes to capture BBC reporter (2017) https://techcrunch.com/2017/12/13/china-cctv-bbc-reporter/

Western officials say Chinese agents contact foreign citizens using LinkedIn https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/27/world/asia/china-linkedin-spies.html

Show HN: Repository of open source space-related software and hardware https://github.com/orbitalindex/awesome-space

Please Add RSS Support to Your Site https://kevq.uk/please-add-rss-support-to-your-site

Study identifies main culprit behind lithium metal battery failure https://jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/news/news_releases/release.sfe?id=2850

Chemists discover water microdroplets spontaneously produce hydrogen peroxide https://phys.org/news/2019-08-chemists-microdroplets-spontaneously-hydrogen-peroxide.html

What are children dying from and what can we do about it? https://ourworldindata.org/what-are-children-dying-from-and-what-can-we-do-about-it

Halt the use of facial-recognition technology until it is regulated https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02514-7

How do we cut down on emissions from steel, cement, and plastic? https://www.gatesnotes.com/Energy/A-question-to-ask-about-every-climate-plan

Anthony Levandowski Charged with Theft of Trade Secrets https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/27/technology/google-trade-secrets-levandowski.html

Harvard Student Says He Was Barred From U.S. Over Friends’ Social Media Posts https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/27/us/harvard-student-ismail-ajjawi.html

Show HN: Dat-keyserver: a distributed PGP keyserver based on the Dat protocol https://github.com/tdjsnelling/dat-keyserver

Presidio: Customizable data protection and PII data anonymization service https://github.com/microsoft/presidio

How the brain ’approximates’ without counting https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-08-brain-approximates.html

Scale AI is hiring engineers to accelerate the development of AI https://scale.com/careers

GoAccess – Visual Web Log Analyzer https://goaccess.io/

Alternate Day Fasting Improves Physiological and Molecular Markers of Aging [pdf] https://www.cell.com/action/showPdf?pii=S1550-4131%2819%2930429-2

150 Meter SpaceX Starhopper Test [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYb3bfA6_sQ

Fabric – A simple triplestore written in Go https://github.com/spy16/fabric

WTF Happened in 1971? https://wtfhappenedin1971.com/

EU governments choose independence from US cloud providers with Nextcloud https://nextcloud.com/blog/eu-governments-choose-independence-from-us-cloud-providers-with-nextcloud/

Tracing the path of the Crusades as it traveled through European history https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/sultan-saladin-fan-club

Let’s build houses for people, not cars https://noparkinghere.com

Incoming Harvard Freshman Deported After Visa Revoked https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2019/8/27/incoming-freshman-deported/

A+, the Programming Language of Morgan Stanley http://www.aplusdev.org/index.html

Show HN: Shaai – An open source, highly customisable blogging framework https://github.com/shaaijs/core

Lessons we learned when debugging a scaling problem https://about.gitlab.com/2019/08/27/tyranny-of-the-clock/

Secret Memos Show the Government Has Been Lying About Backpage All Along https://reason.com/2019/08/26/secret-memos-show-the-government-has-been-lying-about-backpage/

Small towns in much of the country are dependent on punitive fines and fees https://www.governing.com/topics/finance/gov-addicted-to-fines.html

Pre-rendering static websites with the 23 year-old wget command https://apex.sh/blog/post/pre-render-wget/

The thoughts running through our heads are more varied than we might suppose http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190819-what-your-inner-voice-says-about-you

15 Years of Data Shows IoT Security Is Regressing https://decipher.sc/data-shows-iot-security-is-moving-backward

Show HN: Duple – Private cloud at home https://www.duple.io/en/?j

US border officials are denying entry to travelers over others’ social media https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/27/border-deny-entry-united-states-social-media/

Scientists harness bacteria to create ’living’ liquid crystals https://phys.org/news/2019-08-scientists-harness-bacteria-liquid-crystals.html

Four-in-one pill prevents third of heart problems: study https://www.bbc.com/news/health-49434337

Google Calendar Event Injection with MailSniper (2017) https://www.blackhillsinfosec.com/google-calendar-event-injection-mailsniper/

Unison – A statically-typed purely functional language https://github.com/unisonweb/unison

You’re paying too much for business software https://www.capiche.com

Uber made nearly $500M from a ’safe rides fee’ – money went to company https://www.businessinsider.com/uber-safe-rides-fee-500-million-profit-super-pumped-book-2019-8

Free and open source alternative to Uber/Lyft https://libretaxi.org/

Epstein’s Links to Scientists Are More Extensive Than Previously Thought https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/peteraldhous/jeffrey-epstein-science-donations-apologies-statements

Imperva Security Update https://www.imperva.com/blog/ceoblog/

Facebook quietly ditched ’It’s free and always will be’ slogan from its homepage https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-changes-free-and-always-will-be-slogan-on-homepage-2019-8

Distilling Bert Models with SpaCy http://www.nlp.town/blog/distilling-bert/

SpaceX’s Starhopper successfully completes its 150m hover test https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/27/starhopper-spacex-150m/

Show HN: Code Line Daily https://cld.silvestar.codes/

Extensible Extension Mechanisms http://marijnhaverbeke.nl/blog/extensibility.html

Common Systems Programming Optimizations and Tricks https://paulcavallaro.com/blog/common-systems-programming-optimizations-tricks/

The ‘circle of trust’ behind the world’s first gene-edited babies https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/08/untold-story-circle-trust-behind-world-s-first-gene-edited-babies

Popular JavaScript library starts showing ads in its terminal https://www.zdnet.com/article/popular-javascript-library-starts-showing-ads-in-its-terminal/

Petition to free Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht gets 200k signatures https://decrypt.co/8514/petition-free-silk-road-founder-ross-ulbricht

Incoming Harvard Freshman Deported After Visa Revoked https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2019/8/27/incoming-freshman-deported/

Using Google Translation API with Dotnet Core – Blog of Pi https://www.blogofpi.com/using-google-translation-api-with-dotnet-core/

Easy to Use Drag&Drop HTML Email Editor https://topol.io

Non-Blocking Lazy Schema Changes in Multi-Version Database Management Systems [pdf] http://reports-archive.adm.cs.cmu.edu/anon/2019/CMU-CS-19-104.pdf

The scale of illegal bird killing in the Middle East revealed for the first time http://www.osme.org/content/scale-illegal-bird-killing-middle-east-revealed-first-time

Using Medicare and Medicaid data for uninsured to price shop medical care https://www.reddit.com/r/datascienceproject/comments/cu2a3a/using_medicare_medicaid_data_for_uninsured_to/

Uber And Lyft Take A Lot More From Drivers Than They Say https://jalopnik.com/uber-and-lyft-take-a-lot-more-from-drivers-than-they-sa-1837450373

The Haiku Operating System https://github.com/haiku/haiku

Preserving Flash with WebAssembly the right way: without re-implementing it https://medium.com/leaningtech/preserving-flash-content-with-webassembly-done-right-eb6838b7e36f

Show HN: Tool for WebSocket benchmarks with Millions of concurrent connections https://github.com/oatpp/benchmark-websocket

How to lose customers: Remove a feature you thought they weren’t using https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Android-Android-Widget/idi-p/4802473#comments

Secret Memos Show the Government Has Been Lying About Backpage https://reason.com/2019/08/26/secret-memos-show-the-government-has-been-lying-about-backpage/

The most expensive software project failure ever: $3.7B (2008) http://www.smashcompany.com/business/the-worst-software-project-failure-ever

Fairphone 3 is now available https://shop.fairphone.com/en/

The UK unicorn that’s about to become the Intel of AI https://www.wired.co.uk/article/graphcore-ai-intelligence-processing-unit

Show HN: A Tiny RTX Ray Tracer https://github.com/maierfelix/tiny-rtx

What happens when you launch a fresh install of Firefox? https://twitter.com/jonathansampson/status/1165858896176660480

Palantir forced out of job fair after outcry over ICE contracts https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/26/20833792/palantir-lesbians-who-tech-job-fair-ice-contract

Show HN: In any network, identify experts, monitor satisfaction and influence https://demo.insideropinion.com/