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Do you have a problem? Write a compiler

Dutch police take down hornets’ nest of DDoS botnets

Hong Kong protest safety app banned from iOS store

Identifying a person through walls from video footage, using only WiFi

Design patterns for hacking together prototypes: object dictionaries

The shared evolution of the Tasmanian tiger and the wolf

Iraq blocks Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Instagram, shuts down internet

Show HN: My first game, minimal procgen gravity golf inspired by Desert Golfing

Show HN: Memos – Search engine for your screenshots and photos

Let me automate that for you: removing pain points from data pipeline setup

Brex wants to replace startup bank accounts with Brex Cash

Taichi: A Language for High-Performance Computation on Spatially Sparse Data [pdf]

The vultures of Spain skirt around the Portuguese border with uncanny accuracy

Gradient Descent: The Ultimate Optimizer

Vice Media Acquires Refinery29 in a $400M Deal

Streak (YC S11), CRM for Gmail, Is Hiring in Vancouver

Pathfinder’s priority inversion problem, discovered and fixed on Mars (1998)

Y Combinator Top Companies List 2019

Evaluating the effectiveness of Google’s “Testing on the Toilet” program [pdf]

RxBar co-founder Peter Rahal on life after becoming a millionaire

How a double-free bug in WhatsApp turns to remote code execution

New In Postgres 12: Generated Columns

Making a RISC-V Operating System Using Rust

Show HN: Ledonardo, my light painting hardware project

Children told lies by parents subsequently lie more as adults

Car tires biggest likely source of microplastics in California coastal waters

How much faster is Redis at storing a blob of JSON compared to Postgres?

A Sleeping Disorder That Turns Life into a Waking Dream

How ICE Picks Its Targets in the Surveillance Age

Small Trial Reverses a Year of Alzheimer’s Cognitive Decline in Just Two Months

The centennial of America’s greatest sports scandal

Government Plans to Begin DNA Testing on Detained Immigrants

GoodbyeDPI – Passive Deep Packet Inspection Blocker / Circumvention Utility

Key takeaways from the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Google – polling like it’s the 90s

US set to impose tariffs on $7.5B of EU exports in Airbus row

In-toto: providing farm-to-table guarantees for bits and bytes

Boeing Engineer Complaint Cites Focus on Profit over Safety on 737 Max

Bigslice – Go-based, serverless cluster computing

Mark Zuckerberg misunderstands the threat of TikTok

OpenADK – Open-Source Appliance Development Kit

Nature Retracts Ocean Warming Paper After Comments from Mathematician

Tardigrade protein binds to nucleosomes and protects DNA from hydroxyl radicals

Apache Superset is an enterprise-ready business intelligence web application

Blazor – Build client web apps with C#

90 Days Until Python 2 End of Life

A San Diego backyard shed is for rent for $1,050 a month

Jamal Khashoggi’s murder and how the world looked the other way

NYC housing prices in near ’free fall,’ conditions mirror recession era

SIMD Made Easy with Intel Implicit SPMD Program Compiler

Stepping on Rakes: Terry Eagleton’s “Humour” and Peter Timms’ “Silliness”

In-toto: A framework to secure the integrity of software supply chains

Why are there no animals with three legs?

Is “Ass” the Most Complicated Word in English?

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: 40 years of parody and predictions

Natural climate change mitigation in Australia

’A direct, toxic chemical injury’: What vaping does to the lungs

How Tulsa is persuading digital nomads to settle down and Openload Blocked in Brazil Following Court Order

Side channel attacks against ECDSA/EdDSA signature generation in smart cards

Carbon Design System: By IBM and Supports React, Angular and Vue

OCaml (and ReasonML) Software Foundation

Lessons I learned from releasing video games

Xilinx rolls out easier-to-use free FPGA programming tools

DTN7: Disruption-Tolerant Networking Implementation in Go

CMU 15-445/645 Intro to Database Systems (Fall 2019) [video]

New app claims it can identify venture capitalists using facial recognition

The use of the couch in psychoanalysis evolved from asylum-based therapies

Microsoft Unveils New Surface Laptop and Pro Lineup, Neo Foldable,40524.html#xtor=RSS-5

Armed Militias Are Taking Trump’s Civil War Tweets Seriously

Five Pitfalls to Avoid When Outsourcing Software Development

Where Democrats and Republicans Live in Your City

Exascale Deep Learning for Scientific Inverse Problems

Google will not donate Knative ’to any foundation for the foreseeable future’

In-toto: providing farm-to-table guarantees for bits and bytes

The Internet’s horrifying new method for installing Google apps on Huawei phones

Show HN: Declarative Threejs in React and RN, react-three-fiber 3 released

Why Developers Community Is All Excited About the TensorFlow 2.0 Final Release

Gradient Descent: The Ultimate Optimizer

BFS vs. DFS: Understanding Breadth First Search and Depth First Search

New Surface Laptop 3 with a 15-inch model, new aluminum finish and USB-C

YouTube demonetizing videos where LGBTQ keywords are said

Show HN: Streamlit – Turn Python Scripts into Beautiful ML Tools

Browse and listen to almost 2k musical scales, and more with Scale Heaven 2.0

Things Aren’t Going Well for Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Scheme

A 1964 Earthquake Might Have Unleashed a Deadly Fungus on the Pacific Northwest

Trump wins biggest-ever WTO ruling, opening the door $7.5B of tariffs on Europe

Hong Kong: sit-in staged at school of teenager shot by ’trigger-happy’ police

Streamlit – Turn Python Scripts into Beautiful ML Tools

Reminiscences on 5.25″ floppy drives of the early 1980’s

Google Says Mysterious Wave of Unbootable Macs Is Their Bad