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New federal rules limit police searches of family tree DNA databases https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/09/new-federal-rules-limit-police-searches-family-tree-dna-databases

DoorDash confirms data breach affected 4.9M customers, workers and merchants https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/26/doordash-data-breach/

Cormac McCarthy on how to write a science paper https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02918-5

New Mac Pro Tech Specs https://www.apple.com/mac-pro/specs/

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

Gatsby raises $15M Series A for its modern web development platform https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/26/gatsby-raises-15m-series-a-for-its-modern-web-development-platform/

Be wary of functions which take several parameters of the same type https://dave.cheney.net/2019/09/24/be-wary-of-functions-which-take-several-parameters-of-the-same-type

Analysis of Dungeon Master and Chaos Strikes Back Atari ST Floppy Disks (2009) http://dmweb.free.fr/?q=node/1429

Delicate wash cycles release more microfibres https://phys.org/news/2019-09-ditch-delicate-seas.html

Deep Learning for Symbolic Mathematics https://openreview.net/pdf?id=S1eZYeHFDS

A Node.js log library that enables you to view logs in Chrome dev tools https://github.com/eshengsky/ServerLog

PoisonTap (2016) https://samy.pl/poisontap/

Facebook tries hiding Like counts to fight envy https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/26/facebook-hides-likes/

Quartzy (YC S11) is hiring a senior SRE – remote and first of platform team https://jobs.lever.co/quartzy/eda5b92c-4e21-47c8-8f62-84cae806cee7?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=Hacker%20News

Sample Efficient Evolutionary Algorithm for Analog Circuit Design https://bair.berkeley.edu/blog/2019/09/26/circuits/

Dickmann’s Autonomous Cars, 1980s [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HbVWm7wdmE

AltStore: Alternative iOS app store that doesn’t require a jailbreak https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/26/altstore-alternative-ios-app-store/

Show HN: Zapmarks https://zapmarks.io/

Announcing your plans makes you less motivated to accomplish them (2009) https://sivers.org/zipit

‘Fleeceware’ apps overcharge users for basic app functionality https://news.sophos.com/en-us/2019/09/25/fleeceware-apps-overcharge-users-for-basic-app-functionality/

OpenSSI is an open-source single-system image clustering system https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenSSI

Gigantic Chinese telescope opens to astronomers worldwide https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02790-3

HTTP/3: the past, the present, and the future https://blog.cloudflare.com/http3-the-past-present-and-future/

How Apple Kills Indie Developers https://github.com/glushchenko/fsnotes/issues/695

At Tech’s Leading Edge, Worry About a Concentration of Power https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/technology/ai-computer-expense.html

Dezoomify Allows You to Download Zoomable Images https://ophir.alwaysdata.net/dezoomify/dezoomify.html

Performance Testing React with Anonymous Functions https://www.matthewgerstman.com/tech/performance-testing-anonymous-functions/

About the security content of macOS Mojave 10.14.6 Supplemental Update 2 https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210589

Interview with the Guy Who Tried to Frame Me for Heroin Possession https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/09/interview-with-the-guy-who-tried-to-frame-me-for-heroin-possession/

Dropbox exposes personal details of viewers of publicly shared Paper documents https://twitter.com/koenrh/status/1176523837866946561

The secret life of open source developers [video] https://media.ccc.de/v/bucharest-322-the-secret-life-of-open-source-developers

Show HN: I built a royalty-free indie music marketplace https://musicmaker.site

Rimbaud Draws New Followers to the Hometown He Hated https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/world/europe/france-rimbaud-poetry.html

Ethical Hacking for IoT Security: A First Look into Bug Bounty Programs https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.11166

How to Measure CO2 with a Low-Cost Sensor and a Raspberry Pi https://joshefin.xyz/measure-co2-with-senseair-s8-raspberry-pi-java/

Show HN: Livecodestream – Live streaming directly from browser (decentralised) https://livecodestream.com/view/#qvdev

Show HN: Proxy Orbit – Rotating Web Proxy API for Pentesting https://proxyorbit.com

Women are struggling to find men who make as much money as they do https://nypost.com/2019/09/25/women-are-struggling-to-find-men-who-make-as-much-money-as-they-do/

Uber stopped its own investigators from reporting crimes to the police https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/25/20883619/uber-special-investigations-crimes-police-rape-report-safety

Idea Management 101: The Ultimate Guide to Driving Innovation https://ideadrop.co/idea-management-ultimate-guide-driving-innovation/

Fine-Grained, Language-Based Access Control for Database-Backed Applications https://programming-journal.org/2020/4/3/

Show HN: FaaStest – Serverless Platforms Benchmark Made Easy https://www.faastest.com/

What Carriers Aren’t Eager to Tell You About Texting (2008) https://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/28/business/28digi.html

WeWork is reportedly halting all new lease agreements with property owners https://www.businessinsider.com/wework-halting-all-new-lease-agreements-with-property-owners-ft-2019-9

Crazy Idea or Billion Dollar Startup? (How to Validate Product Ideas Before MVP) https://blog.fairytrail.app/2019/09/how-to-validate-product-ideas.html

Are Facebook employees depressed? (H1B slavery visa and abuse) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CIXZljyQAo

Purism’s Librem 5 phone starts shipping–a fully open GNU/Linux phone https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/09/purisms-librem-5-phone-starts-shipping-a-fully-open-gnulinux-phone/

Dear Ms Recruiter, I won’t tell you my current salary, & you shouldn’t be asking https://skg.com.np/post/187963769862/dear-ms-recruiter-heres-why-i-wont-tell-you-my

WireGuard VPN Installation and Configuration https://gitlab.com/snippets/1897102

Europeans have a ’right to be forgotten’ online. Should Canadians? https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/right-to-be-forgotten-canada-eu-court-1.5297528

Show HN: 123Metrics – Privacy centered website metrics https://123metrics.com

Gravity Payments CEO is raising the minimum salary of his employees again https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/25/business/gravity-increases-employee-minimum-salary-to-70k-trnd/index.html

NASA and ESA are going to slam a spacecraft into an asteroid to deflect it https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614330/were-going-to-slam-a-spacecraft-into-an-asteroid-to-try-to-deflect-it

Yet another Google Graveyard https://www.saashub.com/google-graveyard

PostgreSQL 12 RC 1 Released https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1975/

Google shutters Bulletin, its hyperlocal news experiment https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/26/google-bulletin-shuts-down-news-app/

What would the world look like if everyone set their own schedule? https://founderpanel.com/articles/full/what-if-we-set-our-schedules

The source code of Windows troubleshooting program has been leaked https://www.reddit.com/r/linuxmasterrace/comments/biguz1/leak_stolen/

Iterating over objects and arrays: frequent errors (2017) https://victoria.dev/verbose/iterating-over-objects-and-arrays-frequent-errors/

Will retiring boomers cashing out cause a ’dark period’ for the stock market https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/24/theory-suggests-retiring-baby-boomers-could-spark-stock-dark-period.html

Using too much water to wash your clothes releases more plastic microfibres https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-26/delicate-washing-cycle-releases-microplastics/11551356

Pixel 3 night mode vs. iPhone Pro night mode https://twitter.com/sricola/status/1177005857801981954

Gremlin Introduces Chaos Engineering Scenarios to Prepare for Real-World Outages https://www.gremlin.com/blog/introducing-scenarios#hn

Lead pigments added to turmeric threaten public health across Bangladesh https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013935119305195

A home for apps that push the boundaries of iOS. No jailbreak required https://altstore.io/

An HTML attribute potentially worth $4.4M to Chipotle https://cloudfour.com/thinks/an-html-attribute-potentially-worth-4-4m-to-chipotle/

Isoflat – Free isometric and flat graphic resources https://isoflat.com/

I Became an Engineering Director (By Becoming a Software Engineer Again) https://product.hubspot.com/blog/external-eng-onboarding

The H1B Visa Slavery at Facebook https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CIXZljyQAo

Eating Urchins: Can Gourmet Diners Reverse the Collapse of an Ecosystem? https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/eating-urchins-can-gourmet-diners-reverse-the-collapse-of-an-ecosystem/

New Skimming Trend: Injecting Malicious Scripts into Routers https://sensorstechforum.com/skimming-trend-injecting-scripts-routers/

I dropped out of MIT and started a new college in San Francisco, AMA https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/d9c1mg/i_dropped_out_of_mit_and_started_a_new_college_in/

Snapchat may be “stealing” (monetizing) users’ emotions https://stealingurfeelin.gs/

Why I’m bullish on Hydrogen from electrolysis https://mobile.twitter.com/gnievchenko/status/1176451011600441344

You’re Having a Cross-Cultural Miscommunication https://medium.com/@uxdiogenes/your-beef-with-becky-is-bullshit-13c2880c99dc

How climate change is melting, drying and flooding Earth – in pictures https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02793-0

Job ads on Facebook discriminated against women and older workers https://www.vox.com/identities/2019/9/25/20883446/facebook-job-ads-discrimination

Oops: What to do if the Space Shuttle payload bay doors don’t close properly https://waynehale.wordpress.com/2019/09/25/oops/

The $63B ‘Phoenix’: Beijing Officially Opens the World’s Largest Airport https://fortune.com/2019/09/25/beijing-new-airport-daxing/

Facebook confirms its “standards” don’t apply to politicians https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/09/facebook-confirms-its-standards-dont-apply-to-politicians/

FTC sues Match.com owner for allegedly conning people to pay for dating service https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/25/tech/match-group-sued/index.html

Uyghur woman forced to marry Han Chinese man in exchange for family’s release https://twitter.com/WBYeats1865/status/1176865152676683776

Belarus becomes first country to make IPv6 mandatory for ISPs https://www.zdnet.com/article/belarus-becomes-first-country-to-make-ipv6-mandatory-for-isps/

Why I Resigned from the Gates Foundation https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/opinion/modi-gates-award.html