HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-02-05
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StarCraft: Remastered – Emulating a buffer overflow for fun and profit [pdf] http://0xeb.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/StarCraft_EUD_Emulator.pdf

OpenSC2K – An Open Source Remake of SimCity 2000 https://github.com/rage8885/OpenSC2K

Dabbling in the Cryptographic World (1999) https://www.bell-labs.com/usr/dmr/www/crypt.html

Amazon key hacked, attacker gains unauthorized access to home https://twitter.com/_MG_/status/960269383774842881

Exploiting modern microarchitectures: Meltdown, Spectre, and other attacks [pdf] http://people.redhat.com/jcm/talks/FOSDEM_2018.pdf

Port Automation: Robots Play Growing Role in Handling Ship Containers http://fortune.com/2018/01/30/port-automation-robots-container-ships/

Migrating to Python 3 with pleasure http://github.com/arogozhnikov/python3_with_pleasure

Pyramid schemes causing social harm in China – crackdowns may not be working https://www.economist.com/news/china/21736182-crackdowns-may-not-be-working-pyramid-schemes-cause-huge-social-harm-china

Tackling the Internet’s Central Villain: The Advertising Business https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/31/technology/internet-advertising-business.html

Show HN: A Tetris clone written in ES6 using React https://tetris.joshbassett.info/

Early Facebook and Google Employees Form a Center for Humane Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/04/technology/early-facebook-google-employees-fight-tech.html

Show HN: I implemented seamless copy and paste of images, and wrote a tutorial https://erkaman.github.io/posts/poisson_blending.html

The Piranha of Portugal: the Greatest Counterfeiter of All Time (2014) https://www.globalfinancialdata.com/gfdblog/?p=1862

You thought quantum mechanics was weird: check out entangled time https://aeon.co/ideas/you-thought-quantum-mechanics-was-weird-check-out-entangled-time

Natural Sounding Artificial Reverberation (1962) [pdf] http://charlesames.net/pdf/MRSchroeder/artificial-reverb.pdf

When Whimsical Anti-Theft Tea Caddies Protected the World’s Most Precious Leaf https://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/antique-tea-caddies/

RustBelt: securing the foundations of the Rust programming language https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=3177123.3158154

Show HN: Embedding Deep Learning models into your Slides using R http://rpubs.com/jluraschi/deep-learning-in-javacsript-using-r

How Facebook took the news business https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/03/facebooks-siren-call/

Unlocking Secrets of Sour Flavors with Something Found in Your Ears https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/03/science/sour-tastes-ears.html

Google Cloud Platform Arrives in Canada with Launch of Montréal Region https://cloudplatform.googleblog.com/2018/02/GCP-arrives-in-Canada-with-launch-of-Montreal-region.html

UK’s Royal Mint Launches Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency https://cointelegraph.com/news/uks-royal-mint-launches-gold-backed-cryptocurrency

Show HN: Forms for your static site – submitted to Telegram https://telegram.me/submissionsbot

The Origin of the word Daemon (2002) http://ei.cs.vt.edu/~history/Daemon.html

The Story of Tetris [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fQtxKmgJC8

In a society obsessed with success, how do we come to terms with failure? https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/michelle-kaeser-failure-is-golden-too/article37828663/

Announcing ncurses 6.1 – now supports 24bit RGB “direct-color” https://www.gnu.org/software/ncurses/

Things that were more likely to kill you in 1970s Britain than today http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42324984

Show HN: Online web tools to get your work done faster https://hreftools.com

Government to borrow nearly $1 trillion this year 84 percent jump from last year http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-spending-debt-analysis-20180203-story.html

Show HN: Simple Print – Convert web articles into printable PDFs http://pdf.fivefilters.org/simple-print/

Single Page Application Is Not a Silver Bullet http://blog.bloomca.me/2018/02/04/spa-is-not-silver-bullet.html

Show HN: RandoCoin- a cryptocurrency that randomly changes price every 5 minutes https://randocoin.com/

MIT 6.S099: Artificial General Intelligence https://agi.mit.edu/

Microsoft Office could be a bigger productivity drain than Candy Crush http://timharford.com/2018/02/microsoftofficevscandycrush/

Why are successful professionals still working 70 hours a week? https://hbr.org/2018/02/if-youre-so-successful-why-are-you-still-working-70-hours-a-week

We can teach women to code, but that just creates another problem https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/mar/14/tech-women-code-workshops-developer-jobs

SpaceX’s hot new monster rocket ready for first test flight https://phys.org/news/2018-02-spacex-hot-monster-rocket-ready.html

A pessimistic vision of India’s looming environmental and economic collapse https://thewire.in/217773/india-systematic-destruction/

Demographic Consequences of Defeating Aging https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3192186/

HappyOrNot terminals look simple, but the information they gather is revelatory https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/02/05/customer-satisfaction-at-the-push-of-a-button

Cryptocurrency historical price data collector library in Python 3 https://github.com/guptarohit/cryptoCMD

The Continued Battle Against Dangerous Nonsense http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42912720

Nuster 1.7.9.4 – A web caching proxy server based on HAProxy https://github.com/jiangwenyuan/nuster/releases/tag/v1.7.9.4

A short history of Zhvandun, Afghanistan’s lost magazine http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-42878241

How the term ’open source’ was coined 20 years ago https://opensource.com/article/18/2/coining-term-open-source-software

At Tesla’s Factory, Building the Car of the Future Consequences for Some Workers https://www.buzzfeed.com/carolineodonovan/tesla-fremont-factory-injuries

Ripcord allegedly fires employee over claims of toxic work environment http://www.businessinsider.com/ripcord-fostered-a-toxic-work-environment-former-employee-says-2018-2

Spain cracks King Ferdinand’s 500-year-old secret code http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-42931940

The differences between English and Korean http://esl.fis.edu/grammar/langdiff/korean.htm

Tesla proposes large grid-connected home solar project in Australia https://electrek.co/2018/02/04/tesla-powerwall-solar-virtual-power-plant/

6 Months – Zero Progress – $1.3 in Bank :( https://medium.com/thejournal/6-months-zero-progress-1-3-in-bank-fd3dcac07b5a

Bitcoin has a huge scaling problem–Lightning could be the solution https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/02/bitcoins-lightning-network-a-deep-dive/