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EU brings in ’right to repair’ rules for appliances https://www.bbc.com/news/business-49884827

Processing 40TB of code from 10M projects with a dedicated server and Go https://boyter.org/posts/an-informal-survey-of-10-million-github-bitbucket-gitlab-projects/

HEAD – A guide to <head> elements https://htmlhead.dev/

Go Interfaces, the Tricky Parts https://timr.co/go-interfaces-the-tricky-parts

Hundreds of thousands of people read novels on Instagram https://www.fastcompany.com/90392917/the-next-big-reading-platform-may-be-instagram

Engineer admits hacking Yahoo accounts searching for images http://www.ktvu.com/business/engineer-admits-hacking-yahoo-accounts-searching-for-images-1

Battle to wipe out debilitating Guinea worm parasite hits 10 year delay https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02921-w

Grail Demo from CHM Tape: Visual programming in the 1960s [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Cq8S3jzJiQ

AptDeco (YC W14) Hiring a Director Of Customer Experience, Growth Marketer, more https://www.aptdeco.com/careers

A brief rant on the future of interaction design (2011) http://worrydream.com/#!/ABriefRantOnTheFutureOfInteractionDesign

Sentient: a high-level, declarative programming language https://sentient-lang.org

DigitalOcean block storage is down https://status.digitalocean.com/incidents/g76kgjxqrzxs

Reinventing the Network Stack for Compute-Intensive Applications https://www.darpa.mil/news-events/2019-09-26

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop service is now generally available https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/30/microsofts-windows-virtual-desktop-service-is-now-generally-available/

The rights to Ms. Pac-Man are caught up in a messy legal battle https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/09/the-rights-to-ms-pac-man-are-caught-in-a-messy-legal-battle/

The Twin Primes Conjecture Gets Solved for Finite Fields https://www.wired.com/story/a-big-question-about-prime-numbers-gets-a-partial-answer/

Show HN: Using ML to detect key changes to 2020 Candidates’ Websites https://deepdiveduck.com/campaignmonitor/

Python is not context free (2012) http://trevorjim.com/python-is-not-context-free/

New research questions the evidence for health benefits of eating less red meat https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/30/health/red-meat-heart-cancer.html

The Principles behind Differentiable Programming [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lk0PhtSHE38#t=6m5s

Deep learning powers a motion-tracking revolution https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02942-5

Twitter exec for Middle East is also part-time British army ’psyops’ officer https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/twitter-executive-also-part-time-officer-uk-army-psychological-warfare-unit

Canberra’s green machines: ACT reaches 100% renewable electricity target https://reneweconomy.com.au/canberras-green-machines-act-reaches-100-renewable-electricity-target-78663/

Rx – Extensible pixel editor implemented in Rust, inspired by Vi https://cloudhead.io/rx

Mesh Spreadsheet http://mesh-spreadsheet.com/

New SIM attacks de-mystified, protection tools now available https://srlabs.de/bites/sim_attacks_demystified/

Automation will drastically reduce police and city budgets https://founderpanel.com/articles/full/automation-will-reduce-police-budgets

Autonomous Weapons Need Autonomous Lawyers https://reporter.dodlive.mil/2019/04/autonomous-weapons_law/

Making the Mind: Why we’ve misunderstood the nature-nurture debate (2003) https://bostonreview.net/books-ideas/gary-marcus-making-mind

A Unified Finite Strain Theory for Membranes and Ropes https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.12640

Scientists Identify How Many Trees to Plant and Where to Stop Climate Crisis https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/how-many-trees-to-plant-to-stop-climate-crisis/

Fugitive on run for seventeen years found living in cave by a drone https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-49874969

Sorry about Computer https://sorry.about.computer/

For Rachel Carson, wonder was a radical state of mind https://aeon.co/ideas/for-rachel-carson-wonder-was-a-radical-state-of-mind

Increased rates of myopia linked to reduced time outside, studies suggest (2015) https://www.nature.com/news/the-myopia-boom-1.17120

Reddit has broadened its anti-harassment rules and banned a major incel forum https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/30/20891920/reddit-harassment-bullying-threats-new-policy-change-rules-subreddits

Journal ’Nature’ retracts ocean-warming study https://m.phys.org/news/2019-09-journal-nature-retracts-ocean-warming.html

New PDFex attack can exfiltrate data from encrypted PDF files https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-pdfex-attack-can-exfiltrate-data-from-encrypted-pdf-files/

Show HN: Pi4 dual display/4K and HEVC/H265 support https://info-beamer.com/blog/dual-display-or-4k-and-hevc-on-the-pi-4

More moderators resign from all Stack Exchange sites https://meta.stackoverflow.com/q/389906/3834

Remote Code Execution in Firefox beyond Memory Corruptions https://frederik-braun.com/firefox-ui-xss-leading-to-rce.html

AMD Ryzen Pro 3000 Zen 2 CPUs Announced with Up to 12 Cores, Enhanced Security https://hothardware.com/news/amd-ryzen-pro-3000-zen-2-cpu-security-for-businesses

Show HN: Customize your Google Form to suit your website https://formfacade.com

NASA: “We’re close to finding alien life on Mars but is the world ready?” https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2019/09/28/nasa-chief-scientist-close-finding-alien-life-making-announcementsbut/

’Human rights before mining rights’: German villagers take on coal firm https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/30/human-rights-mining-german-villagers-take-on-coal-giant-rwe

Google faces scrutiny from Congress, DOJ over plans to encrypt DNS https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/29/congress-doj-scrutinze-google-encrypted-dns/

Linux 5.4 Features Are Huge: ExFAT, New GPUs, Enabling Lots of New Hardware https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux-54-features&num=1

Show HN: A simple way to write standalone C programs for i386 https://github.com/luke8086/boot2c

Predictive CPU isolation of containers at Netflix using a MIP solver https://medium.com/netflix-techblog/predictive-cpu-isolation-of-containers-at-netflix-91f014d856c7

First carbon dioxide battery is seven times more efficient than lithium-ion https://www.adaptnetwork.com/tech/first-fully-rechargeable-carbon-dioxide-battery/

Show HN: I built a webapp to make OKRs easy to use for individuals https://focusokr.com

Show HN: Project productivity tool to compete with big brands https://simpleboard.tech

Humble Book Bundle: Linux and Unix by O’Reilly https://www.humblebundle.com/books/linux-unix-oreilly-books

How WeWork spiraled from a $47B valuation to talk of bankruptcy https://www.businessinsider.com/weworks-nightmare-ipo

A guide for newcomers to machine learning https://bastian.rieck.me/blog/posts/2019/new_in_ml/

Hong Kong Protesters Drop Nazi Term After Western Input https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/component/k2/1482550-20190925.htm

GDPR-compliant organisations don’t use blockchain https://twitter.com/lukOlejnik/status/1178712684080062465

My OpenStreetMap Workflow: Mapping the Village of Marmari, Evia https://code.mendhak.com/openstreetmap-workflow-marmari/

Peter Norvig – Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach – AI Podcast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VPxEcT_Adc

Create your own private cloud at home – easy installation, no server needed https://www.duple.io/en/?at

Linux to get kernel ’lockdown’ feature https://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-to-get-kernel-lockdown-feature/

Colorschemes are wanted to be distributed with Vim https://github.com/vim/vim/issues/4996

Show HN: A Full-Text RSS Reader for the Pebble Smartwatch https://apps.rebble.io/en_US/application/5d8d503bc393f5215a13e5e6

Show HN: Edit YAML as JSON, and Vice Versa https://github.com/markrawls/jaml

The Asymmetry of Internet Identity https://crawshaw.io/blog/identity-stack

Radio Tecnico: How the Zetas Cartel Took over Mexico with Walkie-Talkies https://www.popsci.com/article/technology/radio-tecnico-how-zetas-cartel-took-over-mexico-walkie-talkies/

“WeWork to file request to withdraw IPO prospectus” https://twitter.com/BChappatta/status/1178681432790712320

Transitioning from a Software Engineer to a Manager http://tilomitra.com/principles-of-engineering-management

Some of the most successful people are also some of the most anxious https://hbr.org/podcast/2019/09/your-mental-health-and-your-work

Strained, symmetric, and new: Tetravinylallene, a small but powerful molecule https://phys.org/news/2019-09-strained-symmetric-tetravinylallene-small-powerful.html

Performance and evaluation of Lisp systems (1985) [pdf] http://rpgpoet.com/Files/Timrep.pdf

What Kind of Problem Is Climate Change? https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/30/opinion/climate-change.html

Show HN: ExhibitDay https://www.ExhibitDay.com

Russian PR firm helps Co’s plant stories in news outlets for cash https://fortune.com/2019/09/30/russian-disinformation-for-hire/

Billionaire’s Guide to Buying Your Kids a Better Shot at Elite Colleges https://www.propublica.org/article/hedge-fund-billionaires-donations-college-admissions-elite-universities

Instagram Threatened Removal of Verified Status for Posting Snapchat Content https://beebom.com/instagram-reportedly-threatened-users-with-removal-of-verified-status-for-posting-snapchat-content/

Show HN: Million Dollar Jobs, a platform for jobs with $1M+ annual compensation https://philipkiely.com/milliondollarjobs/