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Match.com Used Fake Ads to Swindle Users, F.T.C. Says https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/25/us/match-com-lawsuit-ftc.html

What If Planet 9 Is a Primordial Black Hole? https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.11090v1

A patent lawsuit against GNOME https://lwn.net/Articles/800516/

Designing far memory data structures: think outside the box https://blog.acolyer.org/2019/06/26/designing-far-memory-data-structures/

If You Run a Small Business, Park in the Back of the Parking Lot https://skyclerk.com/blog/if-you-run-a-small-business-park-in-the-back-of-the-parking-lot

Ultraprocessed Foods – A New Theory of Obesity https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-new-theory-of-obesity/

Deep Learning with Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems https://practicalai.me/blog/deep-learning-with-ehr-systems

Efficient GraphQL Queries in Ruby on Rails and Postgres https://pganalyze.com/blog/efficient-graphql-queries-in-ruby-on-rails-and-postgres

How the invention of the book changed how people read https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/blog/how-invention-book-changed-how-people-read

Ribbon (YC S17) is hiring a PM to help us build an API to simplify healthcare https://www.ribbonhealth.com/careers/

The largest offshore wind farm is nearly complete, can power 1M homes https://edition.cnn.com/2019/09/25/business/worlds-largest-wind-farm/index.html

An ecologist who wants to map everything https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02846-4

Some tea bags may shed billions of microplastics per cup https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/tea-bags-plastic-study-mcgill-1.5295662

At Least 70 Countries Have Engaged in Disinformation Campaigns https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/technology/government-disinformation-cyber-troops.html

Neither, and New: Lessons from Uber and Vision Fund https://stratechery.com/2019/neither-and-new-lessons-from-uber-and-vision-fund/

Ways to leak your data: apps’ circumvention of the Android permissions system https://blog.acolyer.org/2019/09/25/50-ways-to-leak-your-data/

Facebook announces Horizon, a VR massive-multiplayer world https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/25/facebook-horizon/

The /e/ Google-free, pro-privacy Android clone is now available https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-e-google-free-pro-privacy-android-clone-is-now-available/

Goodhart’s Law: Are Academic Metrics Being Gamed? https://thegradient.pub/over-optimization-of-academic-publishing-metrics/

Show HN: HTTP Mock – Intercept, debug and mock HTTP(S) with zero setup https://httptoolkit.tech/mock/

Stanford researchers find lead in turmeric https://news.stanford.edu/2019/09/24/lead-found-turmeric/

A list of computer languages with release year and category https://codelani.com/lists/languages.html

Trusted Types Help Prevent Cross-Site Scripting https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2019/02/trusted-types

Compiling Stochastic Constraint Programs to and-Or Decision Diagrams https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.10622

Taught my GF the basics of open-source. Now she is creating an open city design https://www.colaburbis.com.br/?lang=en

The Technical Challenges of Building Cloudflare Warp https://blog.cloudflare.com/warp-technical-challenges/

Exotic Physics Phenomenon Involving Time Reversal Observed for First Time https://scitechdaily.com/exotic-physics-phenomenon-involving-time-reversal-observed-for-first-time/

Hundreds of Army PSYOP Specialists to be promoted this month https://taskandpurpose.com/army-psyop-promotions

Unbabel (YC W14) raises $60M Series C to become the world’s translation layer https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/25/unbabel-gets-60m-for-its-blended-approach-to-business-translation/

DOMPurify, Security in the DOM, and Why We Really Need Both [pdf] https://www.usenix.org/sites/default/files/conference/protected-files/enigma16_slides_heiderich.pdf

Gev – A lightweight, fast non-blocking TCP network library for Go https://github.com/Allenxuxu/gev

A Practical Guide to Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Throughput https://interrupt.memfault.com/blog/ble-throughput-primer

Show HN: Segment Functions https://segment.com/functions/

Show HN: A Quantum Perceptron – First Steps in QML https://qml.entropicalabs.io/

Hinkley Point C nuclear plant to run £2.9bn over budget https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49823305

Amazon executive promotes the company’s new Echo Buds while wearing AirPods https://9to5mac.com/2019/09/25/amazon-executive-echo-buds-airpods/

Apple’s iPhone 11 shows warning on lock screen for third-party replaced screens https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/25/20884287/apple-iphone-11-pro-max-display-screen-replacement-verification-warning

Show HN: Watermill – Building event-driven applications easy way in Go https://github.com/ThreeDotsLabs/watermill

A simple and efficient thread-safe sharded hashmap for Go https://github.com/tidwall/shardmap

Warp+ is finally here to protect your phones https://warp.plus/Seyj

Show HN: Cutestrap Two. A Powerful 2.7KB Pure CSS Framework https://www.cutestrap.com/

How it would feel like to start developing for Android in 2019 https://twitter.com/mvirkkunen/status/1176826139404394496

Nim’s author on v1 launch: Personal words about version 1 https://nim-lang.org/araq/v1.html

We Built a $2M/Year Business Selling Barbecue Tools https://www.starterstory.com/cave-tools

Show HN: Free React template that makes “Admin Dashboards” easy https://mdbootstrap.com/previews/free-templates/react-admin-dashboard/

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Template Visualizer https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=bencoleman.armview

Telnet is celebrating 50 years today https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc15

Uber CEO calls business ’sustainable’ amid huge losses https://edition.cnn.com/2019/09/25/tech/uber-dara-khosrowshahi-amanpour/index.html

Peter Thiel on “The Straussian Moment” – Uncommon Knowledge [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRleB034EC8

Mont Blanc: Glacier in danger of collapse, experts warn https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49820542

The Strongest Predictor of Men’s Well-Being Isn’t Family or Health https://qz.com/work/1474562/what-makes-men-happy-a-study-by-harrys-says-job-satisfaction/

How Browser Fingerprinting Works https://kevq.uk/how-browser-fingerprinting-works

China’s tree-planting drive could falter in a warming world https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02789-w

How to Survive a Lightning Strike (2014) https://www.outsideonline.com/1925996/body-electric

‘Narrator’ Windows Utility Trojanized to Gain Full System Control https://threatpost.com/narrator-windows-utility-trojanized-to-gain-full-system-control/148654/

Better Guidance for Database Developers https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/799807/7a4e3f1f922a6864/

Tech CEO thrown in the clink for seven years for H-1B gang-master role https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/24/ceo_jailed_visa_faud/

Sprint took FCC cash for “serving” 885,000 people it wasn’t actually serving https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/09/sprint-took-fcc-cash-for-serving-885000-people-it-wasnt-actually-serving/

Google takes hard line, refuses to pay French news sites despite new law https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/09/despite-new-law-google-refuses-to-pay-to-link-to-french-news-sites/

Bats use private and social information as they hunt https://phys.org/news/2019-09-private-social.html

Hypersonic ’space plane’ promises four-hour London to Sydney flights by 2030s https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/hypersonic-flight-air-breathing-rocket-scli-intl-gbr-scn/index.html

The Octopus: An Alien Among Us https://lithub.com/the-octopus-an-alien-among-us/

Unison: A new distributed programming language (strangeloop ’19) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCWtkvDQ2ZI

Jeri Ellsworth’s vision for growing AR with an HMD she first created at Valve https://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2019/09/jeri-ellsworth-tilt-5-ar-hmd-valve.html

Does DDD Belong on the Front End? – Domain-Driven Design with TypeScript https://khalilstemmler.com/ddd-front/

Crispr might be the banana’s only hope against a deadly fungus https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02770-7

Show HN: NextDNS – Block ads and trackers and get analytics about your traffic https://www.nextdns.io/?hn=1

A list of themes and starters for JAMstack sites https://jamstackthemes.dev/

Imperfect Forward Secrecy: How Diffie-Hellman Fails in Practice (2015) [pdf] https://weakdh.org/imperfect-forward-secrecy.pdf

Infographic: Support for Trump Impeachment Higher Than Nixon https://www.ibtimes.com/infographic-support-trump-impeachment-higher-nixon-2833165

WeWork’s fiasco validates investors who criticized SoftBank’s aggressive funding https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/9/24/20882174/wework-adam-neumann-softbank-ipo

TalkScript Episode 49: Beyond JavaScript – Time Zones, Gesture Recognition https://www.sitepen.com/blog/episode-49-beyond-javascript-time-zones-gesture-recognition/

Act legalises personal cannabis use, becoming first Australian jurisdiction to https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-25/act-first-jurisdiction-to-legalise-personal-cannabis-use/11530104

Show HN: A New IP Intelligence Solution for Your Business Needs https://ipregistry.co

Firefox calls BS on Google’s full-page privacy ads in the Washington Post https://mashable.com/article/firefox-google-prints-ads-privacy-washington-post/

Open-Sourcing Isopod: An Expressive DSL Framework for Kubernetes Configuration https://medium.com/cruise/isopod-5ad7c565d350

China’s rideshare app identifies verified Communist Party drivers to customers https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-25/didi-china-customers-can-be-driven-by-communist-party-members/11539248

Tesla starts monitoring data use ahead of starting to charge for connectivity https://electrek.co/2019/09/24/tesla-monitoring-data-charge-connectivity/

The global internet is powered by vast undersea cables. But they’re vulnerable https://edition.cnn.com/2019/07/25/asia/internet-undersea-cables-intl-hnk/index.html

China’s debt disease might wreck its housing market https://qz.com/1615596/chinas-debt-disease-is-infecting-its-housing-market/

Given the State of the World, Is It Irresponsible to Have Kids? https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/25/t-magazine/should-have-kids.html