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The growing science of memory manipulation raises social and ethical questions https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-successful-artificial-memory-has-been-created/

FreeBSD 12.0 on the Lenovo Thinkpad T480 https://www.davidschlachter.com/misc/t480-freebsd

Tree traversal without recursion: the tree as a state machine (2007) http://plasmasturm.org/log/453/

Nüshu, a 19th-Century Chinese Script Only Women Could Write (2017) https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/nushu-chinese-script-women

Face Recognition Using Pytorch https://github.com/timesler/facenet-pytorch

NLP’s Clever Hans Moment Has Arrived https://thegradient.pub/nlps-clever-hans-moment-has-arrived/

Open Forensic Science in R https://sctyner.github.io/OpenForSciR/

Timeline for Logic, λ-Calculus, and Programming Language Theory (2012) [pdf] http://fm.csl.sri.com/SSFT15/Timeline.pages.pdf

Paul Graham on Startups, Innovation, and Creativity (2009) [audio] http://www.econtalk.org/graham-on-start-ups-innovation-and-creativity/

Show HN: Simple tool to make a habit of exercising https://workoutbff.com/

Evidence for superconductivity above 260 K at megabar pressures (2018) https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.07695

Mux is hiring a PM to build monitoring for the largest streaming events ever https://mux.com/jobs?hnj=4

Google patents application: Batch normalization layers https://patents.google.com/patent/US20160217368A1/en

Waze Hijacked LA Neighborhoods. Can Traffic Apps Be Stopped? https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/waze-los-angeles-neighborhoods/

Reference Capabilities for Safe Parallel Array Programming https://programming-journal.org/2020/4/1/

A Television of Her Own: On Emily Nussbaum https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/television-emily-nussbaum/

Hong Kong protesters messing with the characters, part 2 https://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=44269

Homebrew removes MongoDB from core formulas https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/pull/43770

Stardust in the Antarctic snow: Iron-60 discovery https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190820101623.htm

We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/sep/02/amazon-destruction-earth-brazilian-kayapo-people

An introduction to deterministic builds with C/C++ https://blog.conan.io/2019/09/02/Deterministic-builds-with-C-C++.html

Now Streaming on YouTube: Confessions from a Presidential Hit Squad in Gambia https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/31/world/africa/gambia-truth-commission-yahya-jammeh.html

Create FreeBSD Current OpenStack Image on OVH Public Cloud https://www.fralix.fr/posts/create_freebsd-current_openstack_image_on_ovh_public_cloud/

Debian 10 Buster: First impressions on a 2017 laptop with an M.2 NVMe SSD http://passthejoe.net/post/2019_0902_debian_10_first_impressions/

Tired of Stack Overflow https://arp242.net/stackoverflow.html

Stevey’s Google Platforms Rant (2011) https://gist.github.com/chitchcock/1281611

Enoki: Structured vectorization and differentiation on modern processors https://github.com/mitsuba-renderer/enoki

’Small’ cut to cholesterol can reduce heart attack and stroke risk by 80pc https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/09/02/small-cut-cholesterol-can-reduce-risk-heart-attack-stroke-80/

A topological–geometrical theory for data analysis and machine learning https://www.nature.com/articles/s42256-019-0087-3

Just Delete Me – A directory of direct links to delete your account https://backgroundchecks.org/justdeleteme/

Binary Adder Tube for High-Speed Computers (1955) [pdf] http://www.philbrickarchive.org/adder.pdf

I tried Prolon’s starvation diet so you wouldn’t have to https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614082/prolon-starvation-diet/

IKEA is sharing people’s best IKEA hacks, and they’re brilliant https://www.fastcompany.com/90395305/ikea-is-sharing-peoples-best-ikea-hacks-and-theyre-brilliant

Libgphoto2 Controls Digital Cameras http://www.gphoto.org/

Reinforcement Learning 10: Classic Games Case Study [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ld28AU7DDB4

Dual AMD EPYC 7742 Crushes Quad Intel Xeon 8180M’s in Geekbench 4 https://www.tomshardware.com/news/dual-amd-epyc-7742-vs-quad-intel-xeon-platinum-8180m,40288.html

Firefox Nightly on Mac OS decreases power usage by 3x https://mobile.twitter.com/whimboo/status/1168437524357898240

Effects of short-term fasting on cancer treatment https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6530042/

Activists release code to generate free public transportation tickets in U.K https://reddit.com/r/manchester/comments/cyefu5/activists_release_code_to_generate_free_public/

Mat Dan: ’I became an accidental celebrity 6,000 miles from home’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-49466721

Seeking the Magic Mushroom (1957) http://www.imaginaria.org/wasson/life.htm

Show HN: Scrawl-canvas JavaScript rewrite progress report with interactive demos http://scrawl-v8-progress-0919.rikworks.co.uk/

Doom 2016 recreated using Doom II (1993) engine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkoTL8tH_90

Should You Accept a Lower-Level Job After a Career Break? https://hbr.org/2019/09/should-you-accept-a-lower-level-job-after-a-career-break

Teletext Holidays left 200k customer call recordings exposed https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/02/teletext_holidays_200k_call_recordings_s3_bucket/

Postwoman – An online, open-source API request builder https://liyasthomas.github.io/postwoman/

Using Vue.js Components Inside Markdown https://lobotuerto.com/blog/vuejs-components-inside-markdown/

The Native File System API: Simplifying Access to Local Files https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2019/08/native-file-system

Show HN: Web based automated machine learning platform free to download https://www.intelec.ai/install

Multi-tenancy network architecture design for Microservices on GCP https://medium.com/@lainra/network-architecture-design-for-microservices-on-gcp-ce8d10d5396e

What Not to Do When You’re Trying to Motivate Your Team https://hbr.org/2018/07/what-not-to-do-when-youre-trying-to-motivate-your-team

Gone fly fishing: Video of angler dangling from drone under investigation https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-29/footage-of-man-fishing-from-drone-being-investigated-by-casa/11460604

Marketing Is Sex, Not Manufacturing https://www.younglingfeynman.com/essays/sex

Show HN: A Smarter Pocket x Evernote https://digital-brain.co/

Manmohan Singh on the economy: “India cannot afford to continue down this path.” https://medium.com/@firasd/manmohan-singh-on-the-economy-india-cannot-afford-to-continue-down-this-path-full-text-c956a0f4dc69

Reading List – Designing a Practical Distributed System https://devpoga.org/distributed_system/

On Brent Simmons’s Funny Ideas About What Beta Means https://inessential.com/2019/09/02/on_my_funny_ideas_about_what_beta_means

Darpa Looking for Underground Facilities https://twitter.com/DARPA/status/1166736432901308416

Ageism in Job Interviewing: How to Face It Down https://insights.dice.com/2019/08/29/ageism-job-interviewing-challenge/

Show HN: I’m building a system that automates onboarding https://www.boardme.app/

All electric bicycles are now allowed in all national parks https://electrek.co/2019/09/02/electric-bicycles-allowed-in-national-parks/

Amazon Next-Day Delivery System Has Brought Chaos and Carnage to America Streets https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/amazon-next-day-delivery-deaths

K-anonymization: converting data by using k-means clustering in a GDPR era https://softwareefficiency.wordpress.com/2019/09/01/k-anonymization-converting-data-by-using-k-means-clustering/

Show HN: We made a browser editor for Vue design https://mdbootstrap.com/snippets/vue/m-dembna/1115617

In PostgreSQL, as in life, don’t wait too long to commit (2015) https://lerner.co.il/2015/09/17/in-postgresql-as-in-life-dont-wait-too-long-to-commit/

Ford is bringing all-electric F150 pickup to market ‘before 2022’ https://electrek.co/2019/09/02/fordl-electric-f150-market-2022/

For a lower climate footprint, vegetarian diet beats local https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181023110627.htm

Show HN: iOS Metal Camera with GPU Shaders https://github.com/gsurma/metal_camera

Show HN: Archbee – Company Wiki and Knowledge Base https://archbee.io/blog/the-future-of-archbee-company-wiki

Explaining PCIe Slots (2018) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4mUMZ5SPFE

30 Years On, the ‘Worst Car Ever Built’ Has a Fervent Fan Club https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/trabant-cars-east-germany

Show HN: I built an AI app to extract tables from images over API https://www.extracttable.com/

Show HN: Rest-in-chaos, add unreliability to any HTTP service https://github.com/nshntarora/rest-in-chaos

Why the Emoji Was Inevitable (2017) http://nautil.us/issue/50/emergence/why-you-need-emoji

Netherlands played crucial role in infecting Iran with the Stuxnet virus https://www.volkskrant.nl/nieuws-achtergrond/aivd-speelde-cruciale-rol-bij-sabotage-kernprogramma-iran~ba24df9f/

Police hijack a botnet and remotely kill 850k malware infections https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/01/police-botnet-takedown-infections/

Amateurs Identify U.S. Spy Satellite Behind President Trump’s Tweet https://www.npr.org/2019/09/02/756673481/amateurs-identify-u-s-spy-satellite-behind-president-trumps-tweet

ESA LEO satellite forced to manouver avoid collision /w SpaceX constellation Sat https://twitter.com/esaoperations/status/1168534065118679042

I’m sick of Chrome eating all my RAM – it’s time for me to ditch it for Firefox https://www.techradar.com/au/news/im-sick-of-chrome-eating-all-my-ram-its-time-for-me-to-ditch-it-for-firefox-or-even-edge

Being Born Rich Still Leads to Success More Than Working Hard in School (2017) https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/evbgqk/sorry-being-born-rich-still-leads-to-success-more-than-working-hard-in-school