Tech news August 6th 2015

Windows Bridge for iOS
Fuzzing a DNS parser written in Go
Proof of linearizability in Raft using Coq
Freight Startups Attract Silicon Valley’s Attention
Privacy Badger – Block spying ads and invisible trackers
A Beginner’s Guide to Restricted Boltzmann Machines
The Case for Controlled Side Effects
Improving Equity Compensation at Coinbase
Warning after security experts hack Tesla car
Taking the ‘D’ Out of CRUD with Soft Updates
OCaml Compiler Hacking: how to add a primitive
A superconducting shield for astronauts
MIT claims to have found a “language universal” that ties all languages together
From a million miles away, NASA camera shows moon crossing face of Earth
Standard Treasury Acquired by Silicon Valley Bank
Watch live illustrators and artists on Sywork (YC S15)
A curated list of data science blogs
New Trans-Pacific Partnership Leak Means ‘Significant Overhaul’ for Canadian Law
Using the gdb debugger with Go
The Kansas Experiment
Machine Learning and Human Bias: An Uneasy Pair
Bright (YC W15) Is Hiring Senior Software Engineers
Insufficient Sleep Is a Public Health Epidemic
Building Resilient Services with Go
Go 1.5 Release Candidate 1 is released
EFF Guide to Street Level Surveillance
How experts stay safe at the Black Hat security conference
‘Stay Far, Far Away’ and Other Things Gleaned from Yelp Health Reviews
Why debugging is all about understanding
Why Red Means Red in Almost Every Language


Tech news August 5th 2015

Tufte CSS
Show HN: Careers for people not going to college, built with MeteorJS
Thirteen Months of Working, Eating, and Sleeping at the Googleplex
MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane
Things I would build if I worked at GitHub
A little Golang way
Smart Contracts Land on Wall Street
Welcome Simon
Index Funds May Work a Little Too Well
Microsoft Expands Its Parental Leave, Bolsters Paid Time Off And 401k Matching
10 Million Events a month, Completely Free
Show HN: Image Processing for Everybody
6 reasons why pre is better than post production code review
Apache Kafka, Samza, and the Unix Philosophy of Distributed Data
Heap (YC W13) is hiring our first Infrastructure / DevOps engineer
What’s it like being a non-profit in Y Combinator?
SHA-3 Standard [pdf]
Shotcut – A free, open-source, cross-platform video editor
Training a Neural Net to Generate CSS
The Itanium processor, part 8: Advanced loads
PostgreSQL: A full text search engine, part 1
How Not to Die (2007)
New evidence of Japan’s effort to build atom bomb at the end of WWII
It Just Works
Hyper – Hypervisor-agnostic Docker
Hulbee – A Safe, Smart, Innovative Search Engine
Machine Learning: Curse of Dimensionality
Interview with Stephen Wolfram on AI and the Future
Getting started with maps in Python

Tech news August 4th 2015

Show HN: My SSH server knows who you are
Federal Judge Strikes Down Idaho ‘Ag-Gag Law’
Linus Torvalds did not commit this
Show HN: JAWS – The JavaScript and AWS Stack
How to get banned (2011)
RC4 No More
Twitter Contest Winning as a Service
Snapdocs (YC W14) is hiring a rails engineer
As New York Rents Soar, Public Housing Becomes Lifelong Refuge
A Eulogy for Objective-C
Is Extended Random a Malicious NSA Plot?
Show HN: A Chrome extension to block users on Hacker News
Developing V8 with Guix
C++ Internals: STL Vector, Part I
An Ex-Cop’s War on Lie Detectors
The Tapper videogame patent
How language gives your brain a break
A Plan to Turn Engineers into Managers
Faster deep learning with GPUs and Theano
Model Company – An Uncommon Look at the Common Civil War Soldier
The Itanium processor, part 7: Speculative loads
This is what Big Data really looks like: CERN, the universe and everything
What happened when we got subpoenaed over our Tor exit node
The Great Sushi Craze of 1905, Part 1
A deep look at BIND9 CVE-2015-5477
Would Chinese-style education work on British kids?
NYC’s Taxi and Limousine Commission Trip Record Data for 2014-2015
What the Nose Knows
The illusory Universe (2009)
Computer Chronicles: a complete archive

Tech news August 3rd 2015

The Web We Have to Save
Automated reasoning in F#, Scala, Haskell, C++, and Julia
Research Scientists to Use Network Much Faster Than Internet
EFF, AdBlock and Others Launch New “Do Not Track” Standard
Autodesk Stingray Game Engine
Wind turbines in Denmark reached record level in 2014
Show HN: Publicize – PR for Startups
If we stand still, we go backwards
Hello Ruby – Almost there
Chilly at Work? A Decades-Old Formula May Be to Blame
Spy Software Gets a Second Life on Wall Street
Postgres Guide
Disney’s Hyperion Renderer
Vim: Takeaways from One Year of Typing
IBM to Open Source 50 Projects
Introducing Linodes in Frankfurt
GitXiv: Collaborative Open Computer Science
Amazon Cuts Down on Prime Members Sharing Their Benefits
RE: What’s so cool about Scheme? (2003)
Why Snabb?
Mapping how the United States generates its electricity
Let’s Build a Web Server, Part 3
On the Displacement for Covering a Unit Interval with Randomly Placed Sensors
WakaTime – Quantify your coding
The Unemployable Programmer
New research shows non-wetting surfaces promote chemical reaction rates
Soylent 2.0
Fig: Java elegant supplement
Campus Job (W15) is hiring passionate Sales Reps to help students get great jobs

Tech news 30th July 2015

I noticed some disturbing privacy defaults in Windows 10
Tor Exit Nodes in Libraries – Pilot
A collaborative residency program in mathematical biology and deep learning
Face swapping with Python, dlib, and OpenCV
Preferred number
Encryptr – Free, open-source password manager and e-wallet
Docker Misconceptions
Captain401 (YC S15) Wants to Make Creating a 401k Easier for Businesses
Making Postgres Bloom
Supercomputers: Obama orders world’s fastest computer
Differential Computation Analysis: Hiding your White-Box Designs is Not Enough [pdf]
Show HN: Mycli – A CLI for MySQL with auto-completion and syntax highlighting
Diving into Spark Streaming’s Execution Model
Safari is more energy-efficient than Chrome and Firefox on OS X
Use Cases for Change-Class in Common Lisp
Samuel Delany and the Past and Future of Science Fiction
“Suspicion of treason”: German attorney general investigates journalists
A Brief Introduction to Ice-Penetrating Radar Clone DMCA
New Yorkers Have Been Illicitly Cracking Open Fire Hydrants For Centuries
The Future of American History
SQLite Release
Show HN: Cloudron – Get Your Own Private Cloud
Sweet revenge against superbugs
EFF’s Stupid Patent of the Month: Do It with a Computer
Behavioral Profiling: The password you can’t change
Swimming in Broth: Medicated Baths in Eighteenth-Century Europe
Show HN: Tookapic – Take one photo a day for 365 days
RobotJS – Node.js Desktop Automation
Remote volunteer and internship openings at Zidisha