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Human speech may have a universal transmission rate: 39 bits per second https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/09/human-speech-may-have-universal-transmission-rate-39-bits-second

Phones that secretly listen to us are a myth https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-49585682

Graphics Programming Black Book by Michael Abrash – Markdown source (2001) https://github.com/jagregory/abrash-black-book

A database of Facebook users’ phone numbers found online https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/04/facebook-phone-numbers-exposed/

Johns Hopkins Launches Center for Psychedelic Research https://hub.jhu.edu/2019/09/04/hopkins-launches-psychedelic-center/

Holes in T. rex’s skull now thought to have regulated body temperature https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190904125337.htm

Sally Floyd, who helped things run smoothly online, has died https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/04/science/sally-floyd-dead.html

In an area without cellphone reception, I was unable to open the car https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/09/zipcar-into-the-wilderness/597217/

Browser Fingerprinting: An Introduction and the Challenges Ahead https://blog.torproject.org/browser-fingerprinting-introduction-and-challenges-ahead

Judge Rules Terrorism Watchlist Violates Constitutional Rights https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/04/us/politics/terrorism-watchlist-constitution.html

Fuzzy and semantic search for captioned YouTube videos https://github.com/RameshAditya/scoper

Lego to open 160 new stores as other toy retailers suffer https://www.ft.com/content/d2b7554e-ce18-11e9-99a4-b5ded7a7fe3f

Google’s GDPR Workaround https://brave.com/google-gdpr-workaround/

Show HN: fast visual-inertial odometry/SLAM for AR/VR/Robotics https://github.com/ucla-vision/xivo

Woman is first to receive cornea made from ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02597-2

YC Office Hours for Startups Tackling Climate Issues https://blog.ycombinator.com/office-hours-for-startups-tackling-climate-issues/

Solving Every Sudoku Puzzle (2006) https://norvig.com/sudoku.html

To Jupyter and Beyond: Interactive Data Science at Scale with OmniSci https://www.omnisci.com/blog/to-jupyter-and-beyond-data-science-with-omnisci

The effects of Portal 2 and Lumosity on cognitive and noncognitive skills https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360131514001869

Last German kaiser’s heirs fight for riches lost behind Iron Curtain https://news.yahoo.com/last-german-kaisers-heirs-fight-riches-lost-behind-030103559.html

TUI Demo – Terminal Interface to Mastodon https://asciinema.org/a/fTq6pzFOIrPzaIt1ralRM86wE

Continuous Compliance http://www.davefarley.net/?p=285

Soul on wheels: How music for the roller rink impacted the club https://www.residentadvisor.net/features/3481

Going beyond images with basic video for the web https://web.dev/video-basics/

Old Technologies Never Die, They Just Don’t Get Updated (2010) https://www.academia.edu/4192846/Old_Technologies_Never_Die

The End of Moore’s Law and Faster General Purpose Computing, and a Road Forward [pdf] https://p4.org/assets/P4WS_2019/Speaker_Slides/9_2.05pm_John_Hennessey.pdf

How do people learn to cook a poisonous plant safely? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48859333

Regex Crossword https://regexcrossword.com/

Employees who are treated rudely get their revenge with the silent treatment https://phys.org/news/2019-09-employees-rudely-revenge-silent-treatment.html

Mental-health information ’sold to advertisers’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-49578500

Masters of the Pyramid: Peru’s Hairless Dogs https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-49471593

Yahoo Is Down https://yahoo.com

WeWork CEO gives back $5.9M from ’We’ trademark after criticism https://www.businessinsider.com/wework-ceo-gives-back-millions-from-we-trademark-after-criticism-2019-9

Watsi Is Hiring an Executive Director of Crowdfunding https://blog.watsi.org/watsi-is-hiring-an-executive-director-of-crowdfunding/

Senator: Mark Zuckerberg should face “the possibility of a prison term” https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/09/senator-mark-zuckerberg-should-face-the-possibility-of-a-prison-term/

Amazon AWS had a power failure, their backup generators failed https://www.twitter.com/PragmaticAndy/status/1168916144121634818

Free Access to Scientific Articles https://lee-phillips.org/articleAccess/

’Radical’ wrinkle in forming complex carbon molecules in space https://phys.org/news/2019-09-reveals-radical-wrinkle-complex-carbon.html

Larry Lessig wants to blow up the Electoral College before the 2020 election https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/09/electoral-college-supreme-court-lessig-faithless-electors.html

Visual Studio Code – August 2019 (version 1.38) update https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_38

Report says Apple to release new ‘iPhone SE’ with 4.7-inch display in 2020 https://9to5mac.com/2019/09/04/cheaper-smaller-iphone-spring/?__twitter_impression=true

Bulmaswatch – Free themes for Bulma https://jenil.github.io/bulmaswatch/

Show HN: HTML to Figma – Import a Live Site Design into Figma https://github.com/builderio/html-to-figma

Providers Are Sexually Assaulting Patients – and It’s Legal https://www.healthline.com/health/nonconsensual-internal-exams-sexual-assault

Using GraphQL to Improve Data Hydration in Uber Customer Care Platform https://eng.uber.com/graphql-data-hydration-customer-care/

In an area without cellphone reception, I was unable to open the car https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/09/zipcar-into-the-wilderness/597217/

Every Expo App Includes Facebook’s SDK https://hackernoon.com/how-expo-is-fooling-everyone-mc1r34i6

Slack plunges after posting first earnings report since going public https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/04/slack-work-earnings-q2-2020.html

Five Security Tips for OpenFaaS on Kubernetes https://www.openfaas.com/blog/five-security-tips/

A program that prints “CORRUPTED” if any byte is mutated https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/questions/107643/detect-if-your-program-has-been-mutated

“We’re temporarily turning off the ability to Tweet via SMS” https://twitter.com/TwitterSupport/status/1169334339672231936

Show HN: KeepMe – Lock away messages in a url http://KeepMe.io

The divorce rate has fallen because the demographics of marriage have changed https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2018/09/millennials-divorce-baby-boomers/571282/

Facebook shrugs as Free Basics private key found to be signing unrelated apps https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/02/facebook_basics_app_key_compromised/

The Big Short’s Michael Burry Explains Why Index Funds Are Like Subprime CDOs https://finance.yahoo.com/news/big-short-michael-burry-explains-104146627.html

Satellite disaster averted after SpaceX refuses to move https://menafn.com/1098959334/Satellite-disaster-averted-after-SpaceX-refuses-to-move

Owners Near Foxconn Say They Were Misled. Now Their Homes Are Gone https://www.wpr.org/owners-near-foxconn-say-they-were-misled-now-their-homes-are-gone

How much does your ISP spend on lobbying? https://www.comparitech.com/internet-providers/isp-lobbying/

The Big Short’s Michael Burry says he has found the next market bubble https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/04/the-big-shorts-michael-burry-says-he-has-found-the-next-market-bubble.html

Magnus Carlsen buys chess platform Chessable.com https://www.ft.com/content/c2a4b3a0-cd8b-11e9-99a4-b5ded7a7fe3f

BuzzFeed’s Tech Team Helps Journalists Report on Technology with Authority https://tech.buzzfeed.com/tech-and-news-working-group-7dabaaa38e45

Xkcd Forums Been Hacked https://forums.xkcd.com/

Show HN: 8base – Ready-to-Rock GraphQL API and Serverless Back End https://www.8base.com

We bootstrapped a side business for 7 years, then raised $450k https://medium.com/@pliny/endcrawl-seed-raise-earnest-capital-e78117f28fc4

Hong Kong’s Leader Meets Lawmakers Amid Pressure to Pull Extradition Bill https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/04/world/asia/hong-kong-carrie-lam-protests.html

Trump Tweeted a Sensitive Photo. Internet Sleuths Decoded It https://www.wired.com/story/trump-tweeted-a-sensitive-photo-internet-sleuths-decoded-it/

Hong Kong Chief Executive set to announce the withdrawal of the extradition bill https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/04/asia-markets-sept-4-australian-q2-gdp-us-china-trade-currencies.html

Android exploits are now worth more than iOS exploits for the first time https://www.zdnet.com/article/android-exploits-are-now-worth-more-than-ios-exploits-for-the-first-time/