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Crystalline nets harvest water from desert air, turn CO2 into liquid fuel https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/09/crystalline-nets-harvest-water-desert-air-turn-carbon-dioxide-liquid-fuel

Show HN: Array with Constant Time Access and Fast Insertion and Deletion https://github.com/igushev/IgushArray

In a swipe at Chrome, Firefox now blocks ad trackers by default https://www.wired.co.uk/article/firefox-browser-cookie-blocking-default

The history of Tetris randomizers https://simon.lc/the-history-of-tetris-randomizers

Tin Plasma Extreme Ultraviolet Radiation Makes 5nm Integrated Circuits Possible https://www.trumpf.com/en_US/applications/euv-lithography/

Upcoming Firefox update will decrease power usage on macOS by up to three times https://www.zdnet.com/article/upcoming-firefox-update-will-decrease-power-usage-on-macos-by-up-to-three-times/

Static TypeScript: A Static Compiler for the TypeScript Language https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/publication/static-typescript/

We Let Machine Learning Design Logos https://www.designwithai.com/

Real-Time maps warn Hong Kong protesters of water cannons and riot police https://qz.com/1700205/real-time-maps-warn-hong-kong-protesters-of-poliec/

Monadic parsing in Haskell (1998) [pdf] http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/~pszgmh/pearl.pdf

Go 1.13 Release Notes https://golang.org/doc/go1.13

A closer look at recent HTTP/2 vulnerabilities affecting Kubernetes and others https://randywestergren.com/a-closer-look-at-recent-http-2-vulnerabilities-affecting-k8s-and-other-implementations/

Smarking (YC W15) hiring a senior back-end engineer to scale data infrastructure https://jobs.lever.co/smarking/d5238ad7-559f-4d93-9f4d-f4b4e26dbdbb

California bill could force Uber and Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees https://www.businessinsider.com/uber-lyft-fighting-ab5-california-senate-set-to-vote-dynamex-2019-9

Exploit Market ‘Flooded’ with iOS Vulnerabilities https://9to5mac.com/2019/09/03/ios-exploit-market-report/

Chinese people who show sympathy for HK protests risk getting doxxed by friends https://qz.com/1696522/chinese-supporters-of-hong-kong-protests-face-doxxing/

Grsecurity: Teardown of a Failed Linux LTS Spectre Fix https://lwn.net/Articles/798256/rss

Google target of new U.S. antitrust probe by state attorneys general http://news.trust.org/item/20190903210113-83x0y

Show HN: Ackee – Self-hosted website analytics https://ackee.electerious.com

Show HN: Fullstack ML – From Notebooks to Deployment https://github.com/xadrianzetx/fullstack.ai

The Strength of the Dollar Is Leading to a Currency War, and Not Just with China https://www.cassandracapital.net/post/the-strength-of-the-dollar-is-leading-to-a-currency-war-and-not-just-with-china

Apple has shut down the Safari Extensions Gallery in favor of native apps https://twitter.com/MattSenter/status/1168984757021138945

A secured Android phone is safer than an iOS device https://twitter.com/thegrugq/status/1168983377082572803

DeepFaceLab: A tool that utilizes ML to replace faces in videos https://github.com/iperov/DeepFaceLab

Richard Feynman on Mathematicians and Physicists https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obCjODeoLVw

A German Idea of Freedom: Nude Ping-Pong, Nude Sledding, Nude Anything https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/31/world/europe/germany-nudism.html

Show HN: Pytorch Text Recognition Tool https://github.com/s3nh/pytorch-text-recognition

Cache Attacks on CTR_DRBG https://security.cohney.info/blackswans/

OpenBSD was right to disable hyperthreading [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jI3YE3Jlgw8

Googie Architecture, an Art Form Worth Saving (2014) https://allthatsinteresting.com/googie-architecture

Andy Hunt on AWS: The Cloud is just a computer in Reston with a bad power supply https://twitter.com/pragmaticandy/status/1168916144121634818

Drawing with Sound (Oscilloscope Music) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gibcRfp4zA

Full Body Teleportation System https://patents.google.com/patent/US20060071122A1

Forth: The Hacker’s Language (2017) https://hackaday.com/2017/01/27/forth-the-hackers-language/

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

Firefox 69 – A Tale of Resize Observer, Microtasks, CSS, and DevTools https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/09/firefox-69-a-tale-of-resize-observer-microtasks-css-and-devtools/

Xkcd’s Randall Munroe on How to Mail a Package (From Space) https://www.wired.com/story/xkcds-randall-munroe-on-how-to-mail-a-package-from-space/

Hummingbird Evolution Was Fast, but Is Slowing (2014) https://www.livescience.com/44593-first-hummingbird-evolutionary-tree.html

Fossil colour studies are changing our idea of how dinosaurs looked https://horizon-magazine.eu/article/fossil-colour-studies-are-changing-our-idea-how-dinosaurs-looked.html

Why the Amazon Basics Keyboard Is My Favorite Keyboard https://nickjanetakis.com/blog/why-the-amazon-basics-keyboard-is-my-favorite-keyboard

The Lean AI Playbook – For Startups and SMEs https://landing.lftechnology.com/ai

Normalize fridge temperatures by installing a PC fan https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/fridge-pc-fan.html

China sows disinformation on Hong Kong using porn accounts on Twitter https://qz.com/1700550/china-sows-hong-kong-disinformation-using-twitter-porn-accounts/

Firefox Nightly on macOS: decrease in power usage by a factor of about 3x https://twitter.com/whimboo/status/1168437524357898240

Seeing red: Why cars are killing more people http://cityobservatory.org/seeing-red/

Tesla owners locked out of their cars after app stopped working https://www.businessinsider.com/tesla-owners-left-stranded-app-down-for-maintenance-2019-9

‘Super Pumped’ Author Mike Isaac on Uber’s Toxic Culture http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/09/super-pumped-author-mike-isaac-on-ubers-toxic-culture.html

A browser extension that replaces occurrences of ’serverless’ with ’CGI-bin’ https://github.com/ghuntley/serverless-to-cgi-bin

Today’s Firefox Blocks Third-Party Tracking Cookies and Cryptomining by Default https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2019/09/03/todays-firefox-blocks-third-party-tracking-cookies-and-cryptomining-by-default/

Show HN: Build an Autonomous Race Car in your Browser https://roboton.io

Mouthwash use could inhibit benefits of exercise https://neurosciencenews.com/mouthwash-exercise-blood-pressure-14858/

Upcoming Firefox update will decrease power usage on macOS by up to three times https://www.zdnet.com/article/upcoming-firefox-update-will-decrease-power-usage-on-macos-by-up-to-three-times/

‘Father is Surgeon,’ ‘1 mil pledge’: The Role of Money in USC Admissions https://www.wsj.com/articles/father-is-surgeon-1-mil-pledge-the-role-of-money-in-usc-admissions-11567548124?mod=rsswn

Tesla owners reportedly got locked out of their cars because the app was down https://thenextweb.com/cars/2019/09/03/tesla-owners-reportedly-got-locked-out-of-their-cars-because-the-app-was-down/

Offline Speech-to-Text on Raspberry Pi Zero https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMQV6teC4KQ&feature=youtu.be

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a bomb https://devblogs.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20190903-00/?p=102834

Unknown text by John Locke reveals roots of ’foundational democratic ideas’ https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/sep/03/unknown-text-by-john-locke-reveals-roots-of-foundational-democratic-ideas

The Internet Has a C/C++ Problem and Developers Don’t Want to Deal with It https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/a3mgxb/the-internet-has-a-huge-cc-problem-and-developers-dont-want-to-deal-with-it

Show HN: Measure Latency Using TCP https://github.com/dgzlopes/tcp-latency

Whole Foods CEO on plant-based meat: good for the environment, not for health https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/21/whole-foods-ceo-john-mackey-plant-based-meat-not-good-for-your-health.html

Show HN: Filmtypes – Explore the world of analog film https://filmtypes.com

UK teenager loses sight from poor diet https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-49551337

A Starter Template for Svelte, Tailwind and Storybook https://dev.to/jerriclynsjohn/svelte-tailwind-storybook-starter-template-2nih

ESA satellite dodges ’mega constellation’ https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/02/esa_starlink/

The Strange, Nostalgic World of Obama-Biden Fan Fiction https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/09/01/obama-biden-fan-fiction-227988

Go 1.13 Is Released https://blog.golang.org/go1.13