HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-02-07
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A Developer’s Guide to Responding to National Security Letters https://www.twilio.com/blog/2018/02/developers-guide-to-nsl.html

Perspective: Streaming pivot visualization via WebAssembly https://github.com/jpmorganchase/perspective

Apple Backs AV1: What Does This Mean for the Future of Video Codecs https://blog.harmonicinc.com/apple-backs-av1-what-does-this-mean-for-the-future-of-video-codecs/

Newly Discovered Form of Water Ice Is ‘Really Strange’ https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/05/science/superionic-water-neptune-uranus.html

Show HN: Ask a Dev https://askadev.org

The outdoor community made water filtration a must for a reason https://www.outsideonline.com/2279401/actually-slate-you-really-should-filter-your-water

Submittable (YC S12) Is Hiring MBA Candidates for Their Summer PM Fellowship https://resume.submittable.com/submit/98955/summer-product-management-fellowship?aid=HN

An Introduction to Cache-Oblivious Data Structures https://rcoh.me/posts/cache-oblivious-datastructures/

Venus flytraps don’t eat the insects that pollinate them https://phys.org/news/2018-02-venus-flytraps-dont-insects-pollinate.html

Before Its Time: The Internet Public Library (1997) http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/3336451.0003.205

Nocode: The best way to write secure and reliable applications https://github.com/kelseyhightower/nocode

Show HN: Cross-platform desktop applications with PyQT https://github.com/mherrmann/fbs

Disabling ANSI color output http://no-color.org/

In Baltimore, Brazen Officers Took Every Chance to Rob and Cheat https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/06/us/baltimore-police-corruption.html

Grammarly shared its tokens with all websites https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1527&desc=2

How Rust Is Tilde’s Competitive Advantage [pdf] https://www.rust-lang.org/pdfs/Rust-Tilde-Whitepaper.pdf

Josef Frank’s Modernist Vision: ’Accidentism’ https://placesjournal.org/article/josef-franks-modernist-vision-accidentism/

EINTR and What It Is Good For (2012) http://250bpm.com/blog:12

Meet Uber’s software engineer apprentices https://eng.uber.com/engineer-apprentices/

Would College Students Retain More If Professors Dialed Back the Pace? https://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2018/02/01/581864513/

Pale Moon Official Branding Violation – Issue #86 – Jasperla/openbsd-wip https://github.com/jasperla/openbsd-wip/issues/86

Bret Victor – Inventing on Principle (2012) [video] https://vimeo.com/36579366

People who are less willing to apologize also tend to be less self-compassionate https://tonic.vice.com/en_us/article/paqjdk/why-people-never-apologize

Oceans and Lakes Are Becoming ’Dead Zones’ Again https://undark.org/article/dead-zones-oceans-lakes-coastal-seas/

Real-time updates without JavaScript https://harmless.herokuapp.com/

Show HN: Fragmentos fragmentation system https://github.com/realcr/fragmentos

Expedience in “Sourdough” (2017) http://tinaja.computer/2017/10/13/expedience.html

OpenPose: Real-time multi-person body, face, and hands estimation https://github.com/CMU-Perceptual-Computing-Lab/openpose

I reported a critical bug and now they started a police investigation on me https://www.reddit.com/user/notarealhacker/comments/7vpfdl/i_reported_a_critical_vurnability_in_the_kyc/

Show HN: Browser extension to read HN comments for any url, in ClojureScript https://github.com/jdormit/looped-in

The White Darkness: A Journey Across Antarctica https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/02/12/the-white-darkness

Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy rocket launches successfully http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-42969020

Show HN: Tet – A todo app that deletes your tasks at the end of the day http://tet.aswinmohan.me/

German union wins right to 28 hour working week https://www.ft.com/content/e7f0490e-0b1c-11e8-8eb7-42f857ea9f09

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch was YouTube’s second biggest live stream ever https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/6/16981730/spacex-falcon-heavy-launch-youtube-live-stream-record

Watch the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch Today https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/06/science/falcon-heavy-spacex-launch.html

YouTube suspends Cody’s Lab for making video about homemade gunpowder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1GH2FEIe-Q

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch webcast (live 12:45 PST) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbSwFU6tY1c

Volatility ETFs Are Broken – $XIV Down 70% in After-Hours Catastrophe https://ibankcoin.com/flyblog/2018/02/05/volatility-etfs-broken-xiv-70-hours-catastrophe/#sthash.XDX285Tk.dpbs

Google Won’t Take Down ‘Pirate’ VLC with Five Million Downloads https://torrentfreak.com/google-wont-take-down-pirate-vlc-with-five-million-downloads-180206/

Do you need a blockchain? https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/375.pdf

The Age of Creativity (2017) https://thewalrus.ca/the-age-of-creativity/

UK Hacker Won’t Be Extradited to the US Because American Prisons Are ’Medieval’ https://gizmodo.com/british-hacker-wont-be-extradited-to-the-us-because-ame-1822721269

FEMA Contract Called for 30M Meals for Puerto Rico. 50,000 Were Delivered https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/06/us/fema-contract-puerto-rico.html

Facebook hired a full-time pollster to monitor Zuckerberg’s approval ratings https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/6/16976328/facebook-mark-zuckerberg-pollster-tavis-mcginn-honest-data

Mexicans Afraid of Being in America Create Farm Worker Shortage – Crops Suffer http://fortune.com/2017/08/08/immigration-worker-shortage-rotting-crops/

*Made on Earth by humans* https://www.instagram.com/p/Be31IJxgOoK/

Is-Vegan – Helps you to find out which food ingredients are vegan https://github.com/hmontazeri/is-vegan

Watch live: SpaceX’s colossal Falcon Heavy may finally fly today https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/02/watch-live-spacexs-colossal-falcon-heavy-may-finally-fly-today/

A new experiment: Browser-based web apps with .NET and Blazor https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/webdev/2018/02/06/blazor-experimental-project/

Bitcoin dropping alongside global stock markets, discrediting safe haven theory https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/06/bitcoin-plunges-below-6000-alongside-global-stock-markets.html

McDonald’s: you can sneer, but it’s glue that holds communities together (2016) https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jun/08/mcdonalds-community-centers-us-physical-social-networks

Windows 10 S becoming a mode, not a version, as Microsoft shakes up its pricing https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/02/windows-10-s-becoming-a-mode-not-a-version-as-microsoft-shakes-up-its-pricing/

How a Blind Doctor’s Code Helped Thousands Read Again (2017) https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/how-a-blind-doctors-moon-code-helped-thousands-read-again

Seattle software engineer salary and housing (2013 – 2017) https://twitter.com/DoPhuoc/status/960968593314791424

A Short Introduction to Entropy, Cross-Entropy and KL-Divergence [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErfnhcEV1O8

Elementary OS won’t auto-update apps you haven’t paid for, shows donate button https://medium.com/elementaryos/about-appcenter-payments-daa76a1a3b59

Personalized medicine: Time for one-person trials http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/520609a

Polarization, Partisanship and Junk News Consumption Over Social Media in the US http://comprop.oii.ox.ac.uk/research/polarization-partisanship-and-junk-news/

People have played Spacewar, few on original hardware I want to make that happen https://www.polygon.com/2018/2/5/16965328/analogue-super-nintendo-super-nt-making-of

Ehang’s passenger-carrying drones look insanely impressive in first test flights https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/5/16974310/ehang-passenger-carrying-drone-first-test-flight

My HomePod Review (Om Malik) https://om.co/2018/02/06/my-homepod-review/

Uber doesn’t want jury to see report, but judge says Uber is “stuck” with it https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/02/jury-will-get-to-see-problematic-internal-report-over-ubers-objections

Why the tz database should not record sub-second offsets http://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/2018-February/026164.html

I secretly started a backpack company in my bedroom https://imgur.com/gallery/ptknq

Making the ’IMDB for games’: how we hope to boost discoverability in gaming https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-02-06-making-rawg-the-imbd-for-games

A single night of sleep loss impairs working memory in women, but not men http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jsr.12651/full

To collect a $560M lotto jackpot, make her name public. She refuses http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/All-she-has-to-do-to-collect-a-560-million-lotto-12553260.php

How Long Is Long Enough? Minimum Password Lengths by the World’s Top Sites https://www.troyhunt.com/how-long-is-long-enough-minimum-password-lengths-by-the-worlds-top-sites/

A Driver’s Suicide Reveals the Dark Side of the Gig Economy https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/06/nyregion/livery-driver-taxi-uber.html

Radiation Will Tear Elon Musk’s Rocket Car to Bits in a Year https://www.livescience.com/61680-will-spacex-roadster-survive-in-space.html

Show HN: A full-featured BitTorrent implementation in Java 8 https://github.com/atomashpolskiy/bt

Fedora’s Power Tweaks Dropped the Power Use on a ThinkPad by ~30% https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Fedora-Battery-Numbers-2018

Show HN: Document search on Linux https://github.com/zubairq/visifile

BestBuy has stopped selling cds CDs and it is freaking out consumers http://www.businessinsider.com/best-buy-pulling-cds-from-stores-reaction-2018-2

Show HN: The closest thing JavaScript might have to a standard library https://github.com/stdlib-js/stdlib

Could Our Farms Become the World’s Great Untapped Carbon Sink? https://www.nrdc.org/stories/could-our-farms-become-worlds-great-untapped-carbon-sink

SpaceX successfully deploys the Star man http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-42969020

Eloquent JavaScript 3rd Edition Draft https://eloquentjavascript.net/3rd_edition/00_intro.html

SpaceX Periscope of Tesla on Way to Mars https://www.pscp.tv/w/1DXxyXggQenJM

Snap shares skyrocket on first earnings beat with revived user growth https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/06/snap-inc-earnings-q4-2017/

Dow Tumbles Over 1,100 Points in Biggest Point-Drop Ever https://www.wsj.com/articles/asia-pacific-stocks-fall-to-kick-off-the-week-1517790854

Stocks are rolling over, Dow falls 1,500 points https://finance.yahoo.com/news/stocks-getting-smashed-143950261.html

HolyJit – Generic Purpose Just-In-Time Compiler for Rust https://github.com/nbp/holyjit

AI and International Trade [pdf] http://www.nber.org/papers/w24254.pdf

The world needs more modest, linear growth companies. Please make some https://m.signalvnoise.com/the-world-needs-more-modest-linear-growth-companies-please-make-some-609b5a10a9e0