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Scott’s Supreme Quantum Supremacy FAQ https://www.scottaaronson.com/blog/?p=4317

Simple words that save lives: lessons from “expert talkers” http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190919-the-simple-words-that-save-lives

Why Open Source Misses the Point of Free Software (2007) https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.html

Podcast sponsorship revenue continues to fuel NPR’s financial growth https://current.org/2019/09/podcast-sponsorship-revenues-continue-to-fuel-nprs-financial-growth/

A guide to set up your own round-robin DNS-over-HTTPS proxy for privacy https://dohproxy.com/

Is the era of the $100 graphing calculator coming to an end? https://thehustle.co/graphing-calculators-expensive/

Gridgarden: A cool game to learn CSS Grid http://www.cssgridgarden.com

600k Images Removed from ImageNet After Art Project Exposes Racist Bias https://hyperallergic.com/518822/600000-images-removed-from-ai-database-after-art-project-exposes-racist-bias/

Show HN: Stack – Save and explore books and book lists https://stack.app

Show HN: A website speed test tool to compare uBlock Origin with plain Chrome https://webtest.app/?url=https://www.theguardian.com

Suicide Data Reveal New Intervention Spots, Such as Motels and Animal Shelters https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/suicide-data-reveal-new-intervention-spots-such-as-motels-and-animal-shelters/

From Underwear to Cars, India’s Economy Is Fraying https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/21/business/economy/india-economy-trade.html

Ten Years of Turning Documents into Data: A Q&A with DocumentCloud https://knightfoundation.org/articles/10-years-of-turning-documents-into-data-a-q-a-with-documentcloud

Australia uses new technology to catch drivers on phones https://ktar.com/story/2754759/australia-uses-new-technology-to-catch-drivers-on-phones/

UpCodes is hiring remote fullstack engineers to help make cheaper buildings https://up.codes/careers

Arduino MKR Vidor 4000 – Arduino, Cyclone 10 FPGA, MiniPCI Express, MicroHDMI https://www.arduino.cc/en/Guide/MKRVidor4000

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’s Last Tango https://www.thedailybeast.com/butch-cassidy-and-the-sundance-kids-last-tango

Show HN: Instant, Self-Destructing Websites https://sdnotes.com/faq

Startups are using insect larvae to produce protein-rich animal feed https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/21/climate/insects-animal-feed-climate-change.html

Building a Modern CI/CD Pipeline in the Serverless Era with GitOps https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/building-a-modern-ci-cd-pipeline-in-the-serverless-era-with-gitops/

Snap Detailed Facebook’s Aggressive Tactics in ‘Project Voldemort’ Dossier https://www.wsj.com/articles/snap-detailed-facebooks-aggressive-tactics-in-project-voldemort-dossier-11569236404?mod=rsswn

Presenting Doqume: AI-Powered Research Engine for Knowledge Workers http://blog.doqume.com/introducing-doqume

Topology of disordered 3D graphenes: Rosalind Franklin’s pre-DNA problem https://phys.org/news/2019-09-topology-disordered-d-graphenes-rosalind.html

A view to the possible habitability of ancient Venus over three billion years [pdf] https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EPSC-DPS2019/EPSC-DPS2019-1846-1.pdf

To appreciate 23rd-century English, look back 200 years https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/23/opinion/future-english-language-linguistics.html

A Decade Later, the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Has Left an Abyssal Wasteland https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-aftermath

Is Stack Overflow allowing ads to use fingerprinting to track users? https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/332974/is-se-allowing-ads-to-use-fingerprinting-to-track-users

Widespread fraud in the generic drug industry https://peterattiamd.com/katherineeban/

Fossil fuel subsidies reach US$87B in EU countries – and they’re growing https://theconversation.com/fossil-fuel-subsidies-reach-us-87-billion-in-eu-countries-and-theyre-growing-123733

More Hidden App Malware Found on Google Play with over 2.1M Downloads https://www.symantec.com/blogs/threat-intelligence/hidden-adware-google-play

Chainless Bike is One Gear Closer to Revolutionizing the Cycling World https://mashable.com/video/ceramicspeed-chainless-bike-can-now-shift-gears-carry-load/

Who cares about functional programming? https://thomasbandt.com/who-cares-about-functional-programming

Why Are Cities Filled with Metal Men on Horseback? https://daily.jstor.org/why-are-cities-filled-with-metal-men-on-horseback/

Show HN: Infinity – Flexible Work Management Software https://startinfinity.com

Charts show how little progress has been made in limiting greenhouse emissions https://www.nature.com/immersive/d41586-019-02711-4/index.html

Farm animals in India and China are becoming more resistant to antibiotics https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02861-5

OLPC’s $100 laptop was going to change the world (2018) https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/16/17233946/olpcs-100-laptop-education-where-is-it-now

Travel without a phone https://sivers.org/tp1

Microsoft Announces Partnership with Chevron to Accelerate Oil Extraction https://gizmodo.com/just-days-ahead-of-employee-climate-strike-microsoft-a-1838229409

Why can’t browsers just be used for browsing (Chromium upgrade in OBS) https://obsproject.com/blog/progress-report-september-2019

Facebook’s Latest Purchase Gets Inside Users’ Heads – Literally https://www.wired.com/story/facebooks-latest-purchase-gets-inside-users-headsliterally/

August Was Pokemon Go’s Biggest Revenue Month in 3 Years https://arinsider.co/2019/09/23/august-was-pokemon-gos-biggest-revenue-month-in-3-years/

Scientists Can’t Agree on Whether GMO Mosquito Experiment Went Horribly Wrong https://www.livescience.com/genetically-modified-mosquitoes-create-hybrids.html

Indonesia to Fault 737 MAX Design, U.S. Oversight in Lion Air Crash Report https://www.wsj.com/articles/indonesia-to-fault-737-max-design-u-s-oversight-in-lion-air-crash-report-11569185664

Chef suspend their contract with ICE https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/23/chef_ice_u_turn/

The mysterious origins of an uncrackable Atari 2600 video game http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190919-the-maze-puzzle-hidden-within-an-early-video-game

Disney almost bought Twitter but backed off – “the nastiness is extraordinary” https://boingboing.net/2019/09/23/disney-almost-bought-twitter-b.html

Reconstructing Birth in Australopithecus Sediba https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0221871

Waze Hijacked L.A. in the Name of Convenience https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/waze-los-angeles-neighborhoods/

Facebook’s Libra fuelled push for central bank-run digital currencies https://www.ft.com/content/746808a0-d9f6-11e9-8f9b-77216ebe1f17

Moving Forward Boldly with Kin [Kik Shutting Down] https://medium.com/@tedlivingston/moving-forward-boldly-with-kin-ec6290a6453

Student Sentenced to 3 Years in Jail for 3D Printing Gun https://all3dp.com/4/student-sentenced-to-3-years-in-jail-for-3d-printing-gun

Why We’ll Never Run Out of Oil http://discovermagazine.com/1999/jun/featoil

Dimensionality reduction in large data sets using Siamese Networks https://github.com/beringresearch/ivis

RaptorCS Power9 Blackbird PC: An expensive mistake https://drewdevault.com/2019/09/23/RaptorCS-Blackbird-a-horror-story.html

IKEA will produce more energy than it consumes by 2020 https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/22/ikea-energy-positive-by-2020/

Tesla May Soon Have a Battery That Can Last a Million Miles https://www.wired.com/story/tesla-may-soon-have-a-battery-that-can-last-a-million-miles/

Disney’s Bob Iger walked away from a Twitter purchase because of “nastiness” https://qz.com/1713764/disneys-bob-iger-walked-away-from-a-twitter-purchase-because-of-nastiness/

The world needs an alternative to Selenium – so we built one https://hackernoon.com/the-world-needs-an-alternative-to-selenium-so-we-built-one-zrk3j3nyr

Untitled Goose Game adapted Debussy for its dynamic soundtrack https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/23/20879792/untitled-goose-game-nintendo-switch-debussy

Thinking in React Hooks – fundamental mindset change https://wattenberger.com/blog/react-hooks

Schneier on Security: France Outlines Its Approach to Cyberwar https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/09/france_outlines.html

The secret sharer: evaluating and testing unintended memorization in Neural Nets https://blog.acolyer.org/2019/09/23/the-secret-sharer/

On the Leaked Google/NASA Quantum Supremacy Paper https://twitter.com/isislovecruft/status/1175557089067823104

Pro-Trump “I Love America” Facebook Page, Is Run by Ukrainians https://popular.info/p/massive-i-love-america-facebook-page

If world leaders choose to fail us, my generation will never forgive them https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/sep/23/world-leaders-generation-climate-breakdown-greta-thunberg

We need to rethink sustainability, especially at universities https://johncarlosbaez.wordpress.com/2019/09/22/rethinking-universities/

How Edward Snowden Would Use a Smartphone https://www.eva.nmccann.net/blog/snowden-smartphone

Show HN: An API to find and extract text from images https://imgregex.com

Facebook Employee Suicide Cover-Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbEQriZEfoI

NY Fed to pump $75 bn into money markets daily through Oct 10 https://news.yahoo.com/ny-fed-pump-75-bn-money-markets-daily-154943871.html