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IBM is open sourcing the Power instruction set architecture (www.nextplatform.com)
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It's Time to Get Serious about Tick-Borne Diseases (blogs.scientificamerican.com)
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People love working remotely (usefyi.com)
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Hundreds of extreme self-citing scientists revealed in new database (www.nature.com)
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‘They Get Fired All the Time. And They Have No Idea Why’ (www.institutionalinvestor.com)
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Sunsetting Mercurial Support in Bitbucket (bitbucket.org)
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IRS budget cuts cost $34.3B in lost revenue from big business (www.accountingtoday.com)
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Most startup theory is ex-post, therefore bs (shafyy.com)
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Rest-client gem is hijacked (github.com)
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Google's software mistreats or harms the user (www.gnu.org)
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Why ElementaryOS Left Medium (blog.elementary.io)
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Yubico launches its dual USB-C and Lightning two-factor security key (techcrunch.com)
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Scientists Have Been Underestimating the Pace of Climate Change (blogs.scientificamerican.com)
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The WeWork IPO (stratechery.com)
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Walmart sues Tesla over fires at stores fitted with its solar panels (www.reuters.com)
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A World Without Power (jacquesmattheij.com)
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Chandrayaan-2 Update: Lunar Orbit Insertion (www.isro.gov.in)
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Elizabeth Warren Came Up with a Plan to Break Up Big Tech (www.newyorker.com)
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Open Location Code: An Open Source Standard for Addresses (github.com)
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Taiwan leader lauds Cathay CEO for listing self instead of giving names to CCP (www.taiwannews.com.tw)
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A Beginner’s Introduction to Python Web Frameworks (2018) (stxnext.com)
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The GitHub registry public beta is live (help.github.com)
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Off-Facebook Activity (www.facebook.com)
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The Essential Tools of Scientific Machine Learning (www.stochasticlifestyle.com)
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Patagonia's Philosopher King (2016) (www.newyorker.com)
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Crossword Panic of 1944 (www.historic-uk.com)
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GPT-2: 6-Month Follow-Up (openai.com)
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Where do interrupts happen? (travisdowns.github.io)
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Airframe – Open-Source Dashboard Template (github.com)
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Rising rural BMI is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults (www.nature.com)
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Court Rules That “Patent Troll” Is Opinion, Not Defamation (www.eff.org)
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The Art of PostgreSQL (theartofpostgresql.com)
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Hydrophilic disc uses solar power to separate salt from water (newatlas.com)
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New Species May Evolve from Cancers (www.quantamagazine.org)
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The Financialization of the American Elite (americanaffairsjournal.org)
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General Electric: A Bigger Fraud Than Enron (www.gefraud.com)
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Bulk Data Structures C++ (gamasutra.com)
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Chorded Keyboard (en.wikipedia.org)
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Announcing Notqmail (schmonz.com)
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Microsoft Edge preview builds are ready to try (www.microsoftedgeinsider.com)
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Why we lie about being retired (www.bbc.co.uk)
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Typical U.S. households don’t use most of their bandwidth (www.wsj.com)
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Could Removing Social Media Metrics Reduce Polarization? (onezero.medium.com)
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G.E. Is Accused of $38B Fraud (www.nytimes.com)
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FAA Considers Relaxing Licensing Requirements for Rockets (www.regulations.gov)
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Todo.txt: Future-proof task tracking in a file you control (todotxt.org)
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China’s Soft-Power Fail: Condemning Hong Kong’s Protests (www.nytimes.com)
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Show HN: A few simple games not only for kids (easylang.online)
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Apple's operating systems mistreat or harm the user (www.gnu.org)
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Watch: Real world location virtually recreated to scale in minutes (nwn.blogs.com)
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Show HN: Dashboard, self-hosted accounts, orgs and subscriptions for web apps (github.com)
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DoorDash still hasn’t changed its tipping policy (www.vox.com)
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Broccoli Is Dying. Corn Is Toxic. Long Live Microbiomes (blogs.scientificamerican.com)
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Finland producing food protein from CO2, water, and electricity (solarfoods.fi)
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Neil Young’s Lonely Quest to Save Music From Low Quality Streaming (www.nytimes.com)
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The Overview Effect (en.wikipedia.org)
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Paranoid and Madcap, the Manchurian Candidate Is Our Timeliest Novel (www.vulture.com)
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Surveillance cameras in Pennsylvania use hackable Chinese tech (lancasteronline.com)
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Show HN: Fantasy stock market (w/shorting!) of 2020 Democratic candidates (2020madness.com)
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Hundreds of people died over a millennium at “Skeleton Lake” in the Himalayas (www.vice.com)
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Airbnb quietly shut down a top host amid scathing reviews but guest were to stay (www.cbc.ca)
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Is involuntary treatment for mental illness allowed under CRPD? (www.nationalelfservice.net)
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Amazon under fire for new packaging that cannot be recycled (www.theguardian.com)
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Saudi Arabia implements end to travel restrictions for Saudi women (uk.reuters.com)
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'Range' Argues That Specialization Should Not Be The Goal For Most (www.npr.org)
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Welcome to Feiba Peveli: Procedurally Generated Place Names from the 1820s (medium.com)
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Backdoor Found in Webmin (decipher.sc)
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Linux Network Performance Parameters (github.com)
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Turbo, an Improved Rainbow Colormap for Visualization (ai.googleblog.com)
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My Sudden Trip to Hell (www.linkedin.com)
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2 Condos Were Illegally Converted into 18 Micro Apartments in NYC (www.npr.org)
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WeWork Analyst Warns IPO Filing a ‘Masterpiece of Obfuscation’ (www.bloomberg.com)
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Practice does not always make perfect, finds study of violinists (www.theguardian.com)
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Clone a voice in 5 seconds to generate arbitrary speech in Real-Time (github.com)
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Colossal crabs may hold clue to Amelia Earhart fate (www.nationalgeographic.com)
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Digital Ocean Managed Databases for MySQL and Redis Released (blog.digitalocean.com)
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California approves solar-powered EV charging network and electric school buses (pv-magazine-usa.com)
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One of the greatest science fiction magazines is now available online (2017) (www.theverge.com)
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The Great Debate (en.wikipedia.org)
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Finding the Brain’s Compass (news.mit.edu)
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The world’s oldest webcam is shutting down after a quarter of a century (www.theverge.com)
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Are increased radiation levels from Russian nuclear powered missile? (www.fpri.org)
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Why do synthetic chemicals seem more toxic than natural ones? (www.fastcompany.com)
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Walmart slams Tesla with a lawsuit claiming solar panels caught fire at 7 stores (www.businessinsider.com)
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Ethan Zuckerman: On Me, and (Leaving) the Media Lab (www.ethanzuckerman.com)
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The Impact of Anti-Network Effects on Companies (younglingfeynman.com)
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Ask HN: What tools do you use for good habits/performance? (item?id=20747546)
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The Death of SKS PGP Keyservers, and How First Look Media Is Handling It (code.firstlook.media)
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A Common Lisp library for solving linear programming problems (github.com)
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Courage Is the Cure for Political Correctness (www.nationalreview.com)
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IFTTT Cautions Nest Users Not to Migrate Their Accounts to Google (hothardware.com)
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The Growing Partisan Divide in Views of Higher Education (www.pewsocialtrends.org)
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The Difference Between Chef's Knives (www.youtube.com)
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Ex-Apple attorney named as panel judge in Apple patent hearing (www.ipwatchdog.com)
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How grid operators forecast weather and output from renewables (www.utilitydive.com)
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Motivations and pitfalls for new “open-source” licenses (lwn.net)
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Roaring 20s Superhets (www.duanesradios.info)
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print(4 // 0.4) == 9.0 (twitter.com)
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Manual Feature Engineering (blog.dominodatalab.com)
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An Underwater Exploration Toolkit for Boats (2018) (microship.com)
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PINE64: It's time to start giving back (www.pine64.org)
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Why does no one ever tell you how brilliant ageing can be? (www.theguardian.com)
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Explaining how React manages the DOM and state underneath the hood (levelup.gitconnected.com)
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Engineered Heart-on-a-Chip Replicates Drug Responses Found in Adult Humans (www.genengnews.com)
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Earth's inner core is doing something weird (www.nationalgeographic.com)
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Sealab II: Porpoise Post and Life Beneath the Waves (www.navalhistory.org)
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Texas Might Have Accidentally Decriminalized Marijuana (www.gq.com)
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Loneliness in Tech: How Founders Find Solace in Solitude (news.crunchbase.com)
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1508: The Trial of the Autun Rats (www.duhaime.org)
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Someone leaked 15 years' worth of data from London's shell-company factory (boingboing.net)
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Interim Report into UK Wide Powercut on 9 Aug [pdf] (www.ofgem.gov.uk)
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Create a facial recognition attendance app in React Native (pusher.com)
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New molecule could help improve heart attack recovery (www.sciencedaily.com)
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Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering boardgame (arstechnica.com)
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Innocence lost: what did you do before the internet? (www.theguardian.com)
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Walmart sues Tesla over solar panels it says caused multiple fires (www.theguardian.com)
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Are the Kids Al(t)right? (www.claremont.org)
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YouTube AI bans robot fighting videos for animal cruelty (www.theverge.com)
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The Book of Soyga, Now Translated and Online (2015) (ciphermysteries.com)
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Natural language processing specialist (Data Science) (angel.co)
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Mystery.org (YC S17) is hiring Rails developers to help children stay curious (about.mystery.org)
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