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Supreme Court allows blind people to sue retailers if websites aren’t accessible https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2019-10-07/blind-person-dominos-ada-supreme-court-disabled

Realtime Tokyo 3D train map using open API https://nagix.github.io/mini-tokyo-3d/

A multithreaded fork of Redis that is faster https://docs.keydb.dev/blog/2019/10/07/blog-post/

Learning How to Prove: From the Coq Proof Assistant to Textbook Style https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.01466

High-energy experiment is generally statistically unsound https://kirstenhacker.wordpress.com/2019/09/29/the-walrus-and-the-carpenter/

What’s the most asinine technical requirement you’ve had to work into a design? https://prokopetz.tumblr.com/post/187107725877/heres-one-for-the-techies-whats-the-most

Successful machine learning models: lessons learned at Booking.com https://blog.acolyer.org/2019/10/07/150-successful-machine-learning-models/

Meat and Three and Ten Dollars’ Worth of Regular https://bittersoutherner.com/meat-and-three-and-ten-dollars-worth-of-regular

South Park Responds to Being Banned in China for “Band in China” https://twitter.com/SouthPark/status/1181273539799736320

R is a joy if you treat it like Awk http://dwrodri.blog/posts/oct-7-Rscript-snippets.html

AptDeco (YC W14) Hiring Director of Customer Experience, Senior Product Designer https://www.aptdeco.com/careers

Stupid Alexa Trick: Speaking French with a Horrible American Accent https://devblogs.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20190902-01/?p=102831

Artificial blood developed for patients of any blood type, researchers say http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201909290001.html

Evidence-Based Medicine Data Lab, University of Oxford https://github.com/ebmdatalab/

Why the NBA Apologized to China over Daryl Morey’s Tweet About Hong Kong https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/07/sports/basketball/nba-china-hong-kong.html

Rockbox – Free music player firmware https://www.rockbox.org/

Show HN: Managed UniFi Controller Hosting https://cloudbit.io/

X-ray technique can reverse-engineer an entire chip without damaging it https://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/design/xray-tech-lays-chip-secrets-bare

We’re Entering the Era of Big Podcasting https://www.vulture.com/2019/09/podcasting-history-three-eras.html

PG&E could shut off power across Bay Area on Wednesday and Thursday https://www.berkeleyside.com/2019/10/07/pge-could-shut-off-power-across-bay-area-wednesday-and-thursday

What3Words submitting takedown requests against Tweets [pdf] https://www.owenboswarva.com/misc/W3W_Twitter_20191007.pdf

Notarizing Your Mac Software for macOS Catalina https://developer.apple.com/news/?id=09032019a

Supreme Court allows retailers to be sued if websites are not accessible https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2019-10-07/blind-person-dominos-ada-supreme-court-disabled

Not long ago, the center of the Milky Way exploded https://phys.org/news/2019-10-center-milky.html

The search for Betsy, bovine escape artist https://story.californiasunday.com/escape-betsy-the-cow

Show HN: Spotify for the Terminal Written in Rust https://github.com/Rigellute/spotify-tui

Is Guy Fieri in Your Node.js Packages? (2016) https://nodesource.com/blog/is-guy-fieri-in-your-node-js-packages/

Gio: Portable, Immediate Mode GUI in Go https://git.sr.ht/~eliasnaur/gio

Fractional Brownian Motion for Terrain Generation http://iquilezles.org/www/articles/fbm/fbm.htm

Scribe: Transporting petabytes per hour via a distributed, buffered queueing https://engineering.fb.com/data-infrastructure/scribe/

’South Park’ creators issue a mocking ’apology’ to China https://www.businessinsider.com/south-park-creators-issue-mock-apology-to-china-after-ban-2019-10

Slog: Cheating the low-latency vs. strict serializability tradeoff http://dbmsmusings.blogspot.com/2019/10/introducing-slog-cheating-low-latency.html

The privacy trade-offs of cheap Android smartphones https://www.fastcompany.com/90408472/cheap-smartphones-have-a-disturbing-secret

List of open source applications for macOS https://github.com/serhii-londar/open-source-mac-os-apps

For the first time on record, the 400 wealthiest Americans paid a lower tax rate https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/10/06/opinion/income-tax-rate-wealthy.html

Show HN: Small Clojure Interpreter https://github.com/borkdude/sci

Joe Rogan Experience #1361 – Cmdr. David Fravor on UFO Chase https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eco2s3-0zsQ

Hong Kong’s Hard-Core Protesters Take Justice into Their Own Hands https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/07/world/asia/hong-kong-protesters-masks-violence.html

On TikTok, There Is No Time https://www.wired.com/story/tiktok-time/

Ageing in human cells successfully reversed in the lab (2018) https://theconversation.com/ageing-in-human-cells-successfully-reversed-in-the-lab-101214

Muon – A Light(er)weight GPU Based Electron Alternative Using Ultralight and Go https://github.com/ImVexed/muon

Undeclared Martial Law on the Streets of Hong Kong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyOF54eWHjA&feature=youtu.be

Show HN: I made a website for developers and digital designers http://www.colorsandfonts.com

〔Coding style〕Reasons to add the curly brackets behind if / for / while in C/C++ https://medium.com/@goblin5417/coding-style-reasons-to-increase-the-brackets-behind-if-for-while-617e6665ca97

Waze Data Can Help Predict Car Crashes and Cut Response Time https://www.wired.com/story/waze-data-help-predict-car-crashes-cut-response-time/

RaML — Resource Aware ML http://raml.co/index.html

Hunstable Electric Turbine claims greater output than electric motors https://www.autoblog.com/2019/10/07/hunsable-electric-turbine/

The Washington Post’s Most Valuable Asset Is Now Its Software, Thanks to Bezos https://observer.com/2019/10/jeff-bezos-washington-post-publishing-software-arc-licensing-bp-media-revenue/

Rare warming over Antarctica reveals power of stratospheric models https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02985-8

Iraq army fire on unarmed civilians protesting(video, graphic) https://mobile.twitter.com/Jake_Hanrahan/status/1180965247919820800?s=08

Show HN: I built a way to consult for businesses and earn in your free time https://getwisdomapp.com

$200 Linux Laptop Pinebook Pro Is Available for Purchase https://itsfoss.com/pinebook-pro/

The great nutrient collapse – key crops are getting less nutritious due to CO2 https://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/09/13/food-nutrients-carbon-dioxide-000511

Trump tariffs are set to cost U.S. households $2k in 2020 https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump-tariffs-cost-2020-research-151755274.html

150 successful machine learning models: 6 lessons learned at Booking.com https://blog.acolyer.org/2019/10/07/150-successful-machine-learning-models/

World’s top banks pour $1.9T into fossil fuel financing since 2015 https://www.banktrack.org/article/banking_on_climate_change_fossil_fuel_finance_report_card_2019#_

Linus Torvalds isn’t worried about Microsoft taking over Linux https://www.zdnet.com/article/linus-torvalds-isnt-worried-about-microsoft-taking-over-linux/

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019 https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/2019/summary/

From Dec 1, 2019 Chinese govt will have full access to every server in China https://www.chinalawblog.com/2019/10/chinas-new-cybersecurity-system-there-is-no-place-to-hide.html

Show HN: A Basic-Like Programming Language That Runs in the Browser https://easylang.online/ide/

Tesla Model 3 = 24% of Small and Midsize Luxury Car Sales in USA https://cleantechnica.com/2019/10/07/tesla-model-3-24-of-small-midsize-luxury-car-sales-in-usa/

South Park has reportedly been banned in China after criticizing censorship https://www.businessinsider.com/south-park-removed-from-china-internet-report-says-2019-10

DHH (Rails) and Matt Mullenweg (Wordpress) talk about open source [notes] https://smashnotes.com/p/rework/e/open-source-and-power-with-matt-mullenweg

Ubuntu installer now supports ZFS on the boot partition https://git.launchpad.net/ubiquity/commit/?id=3020c47c7a0511a638902925862cc6789628a6df

Navi Goes Mainstream, Mobile: AMD’s Radeon RX 5500 Aims for Smooth 1080p Gaming https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-radeon-5500-series-gpus,40566.html

Capitalism Made This Mess, and This Mess Will Ruin Capitalism https://www.wired.com/story/capitalocene/

Why does my string consist of this Korean character repeated over and over? https://devblogs.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20191007-00/?p=102968

China Banned South Park After the Show Made Fun of Chinese Censorship https://reason.com/2019/10/07/china-south-park-ban-censorship/

Mapquest sold for undisclosed amount “not material enough to file paperwork” https://searchengineland.com/a-eulogy-for-mapquest-322945

California Laws Seek to Crack Down on Deepfakes in Politics and Porn https://www.cnet.com/news/california-laws-seek-to-crack-down-on-deepfakes-in-politics-and-porn/

Linus Torvalds Shares His Thoughts on Microsoft’s New-Found Love for Linux https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/10/linus-torvalds-doesnt-think-microsoft-is-out-to-hijack-linux

U.S. Agency Reviews Claims Tesla Should Have Recalled 2000 Cars https://interestingengineering.com/us-agency-reviews-claims-tesla-should-have-recalled-2000-cars

Taboola and Outbrain are merging to create a clickbait giant https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/04/business/media/online-advertising-chumbox-merger.html

English has been my pain for 15 years (2013) http://antirez.com/news/61

NIH reveals its formula for tracking foreign influences https://science.sciencemag.org/content/366/6461/19

FSF and GNU (After Stallman’s Departure from FSF) https://www.fsf.org/news/fsf-and-gnu

SCOTUS hands victory to blind man who sued Domino’s over site accessibility https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/07/dominos-supreme-court.html

Flappy Bird as a Mixed Integer Program (2019) http://www.philipzucker.com/flappy-bird-as-a-mixed-integer-program/

Million Short – Search for something sans the top million sites https://millionshort.com

How to install /e/ OS on Android devices and not rely on Google services https://blog.en.uptodown.com/e-android-open-source-tutorial/

Show HN: RFC Manifesto for Compassionate Services https://compassionate.services

Insane Clown Makeup Can Help You Dodge Facial Recognition Systems https://www.sciencealert.com/how-to-fool-facial-recognition-technology-with-juggalo-makeup

Atlanta Asks Google Whether It Targeted Black Homeless People https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/04/technology/google-facial-recognition-atlanta-homeless.html

“In This Thread: We Pretend We’re on HN” http://boards.4channel.org/g/thread/73042184

’Once they’re gone, they’re gone’: the fight to save the giant sequoia https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/06/california-giant-sequoia-grove-alder-grove