HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-02-09
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Chrome 68 will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure” https://security.googleblog.com/2018/02/a-secure-web-is-here-to-stay.html

“The effects of lifelong exposure to a perverse contingency” (2002) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3292229/

A Reimplementation of Winamp 2.9 in HTML5 and JavaScript https://github.com/captbaritone/winamp2-js

Is developer compensation becoming bimodal? https://danluu.com/bimodal-compensation/

QUIC as a solution to protocol ossification https://lwn.net/Articles/745590/

A History of Capacity Challenges in Computer Science [pdf] https://cs.stanford.edu/people/eroberts/CSCapacity.pdf

Shelling Out: The Origins of Money (2002) https://fermatslibrary.com/s/shelling-out-the-origins-of-money

Advanced SQL window function quiz http://www.windowfunctions.com/

Show HN: Thanks – See which NPM dependencies are seeking donations https://github.com/feross/thanks

Upcall (YC W17) Is Hiring a Lead Product Designer – Founding Team https://angel.co/upcall/jobs/234396-lead-product-designer-founding-team

Y Combinator Is Launching a “Grad School” for Booming Startups http://www.fastcompany.com/40524163/y-combinator-is-launching-a-grad-school-for-booming-startups

Revisiting the Risks of Bitcoin Currency Exchange Closure [pdf] https://tylermoore.utulsa.edu/toit17.pdf

Google Fined $21m by Competition Commission of India for Search Bias https://www.telegraphindia.com/india/google-fined-in-india-for-search-bias-207314

Talk Like a Texan: How Texans Use “Down,” “Out,” “Over,” and “Up” https://www.texasmonthly.com/being-texan/being-texan-prepositions/

Exporting the Animals’ Revolt: Kostamorov – Reymont – Orwell http://blogs.bl.uk/european/2018/02/exporting-the-animals-revolt.html

Exploring ReasonML and functional programming http://reasonmlhub.com/exploring-reasonml/

Crushed wood is stronger than steel https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-01600-6

Increase in suicides the months after the death of Robin Williams in the US http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0191405

Abricotine – WYSIWYM Markdown editor – open source and cross platform http://abricotine.brrd.fr/

A geographer’s theory of regional inequality as a cause of revolt https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-02-08/how-the-places-that-don-t-matter-fueled-populism

New York Times Co. Subscription Revenue Surpassed $1B in 2017 https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/02/08/business/new-york-times-company-earnings.html?referer=

Show HN: HNBuddy – A fast and elegant HN client for iOS http://www.hnbuddy.io

Why Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google Need to Be Disrupted http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/amp15895746/bust-big-tech-silicon-valley/

Show HN: Sslhash: SSL without a certificate authority https://github.com/jD91mZM2/sslhash

Being a perfectionist is an obstacle and how to beat it https://mediatag.io/blog/why-being-a-perfectionist-is-an-obstacle-and-how-to-beat-it

Interactive GPU Programming, Part 2: Hello OpenCL http://dragan.rocks/articles/18/Interactive-GPU-Programming-2-Hello-OpenCL

Detroit has outlawed Airbnb for R1 and R2 zoning https://detroit.curbed.com/2018/2/8/16991266/detroit-banned-airbnb-zoning

The Conqueror Who Longed for Melons (2017) https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/babur-mughlai-food-india

Funny or Die’s Matt Klinman: “Facebook has destroyed independent digital comedy” http://splitsider.com/2018/02/how-facebook-is-killing-comedy/

The red and green specialists: why human colour vision is so odd https://aeon.co/amp/ideas/the-red-and-green-specialists-why-human-colour-vision-is-so-odd

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Gen Laptop Recall https://support.lenovo.com/fi/en/solutions/ht504453

Show HN: Carbon Doomsday – Graph and API of Earth’s Carbon Dioxide http://carbondoomsday.com

Tribute to Vladimir Arnold (2012) [pdf] http://www.ams.org/notices/201203/rtx120300378p.pdf

How New Zealand Made Edmund Hillary, the Man Who Conquered Everest https://www.sbnation.com/features/2018/2/6/16978350/edmund-hillary-10-year-anniversary-mt-everest

The rise and fall of 18F https://www.fedscoop.com/rise-fall-18f/

Calculating Tupper’s Self-Referential Formula with SQL https://blog.jooq.org/2018/02/05/calculating-tuppers-self-referential-formula-with-sql/

Study Sheds New Light on Antibiotics Produced by Ants https://news.ncsu.edu/2018/02/antibiotics-ants-2018/

Unsafe Working Conditions at Tesla’s Factory https://www.buzzfeed.com/carolineodonovan/tesla-fremont-factory-injuries

What is an MVP for a B2B startup? https://evrim.io/mvp-b2b-startup/

8 World-Class Software Companies That Use Python https://realpython.com/blog/python/world-class-companies-using-python/

Modechai Guri: the guy who gets data out of airgapped computers – Boing Boing https://boingboing.net/2018/02/07/modechai-guri-the-guy-who-get.html/amp?__twitter_impression=true

The Most Educated Countries in the World (Canada, Japan, Israel; US 6th) https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/07/the-10-most-educated-countries-in-the-world.html

Maker vs. Manager: How Your Schedule Can Make or Break You https://www.fs.blog/2017/12/maker-vs-manager/

Exploring ReasonML and functional programming [Book] http://reasonmlhub.com/exploring-reasonml/

The Navy’s Second Stealth Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Is Almost Ready for Action http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/the-navys-second-stealth-zumwalt-class-destroyer-almost-24383

What Scientists Learned from Putting 3-D Glasses on Praying Mantises https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/02/praying-mantises-3d-glasses/552791/?single_page=true

Show HN: RoastMe.io – A neural network that has learned to insult http://roastme.io

Show HN: I made a Font using Code https://github.com/aswinmohanme/Plexta-FreeFont

Everyone can write bad code http://madaan.github.io/wbc/

Show HN: A payroll system developed with React and Solidty for Ethereum https://github.com/Xuefeng-Zhu/payroll

Couple that paid $90k for a private street in SF is forced to give it back http://www.businessinsider.com/presidio-terrace-couple-speaks-out-against-homeowners-2018-2

Chinese cops are now using facial recognition sunglasses to track citizens https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/8/16990030/china-facial-recognition-sunglasses-surveillance

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

Show HN: SucheBilder – Find a perfect photo for your work https://marcionitao.github.io/SucheBilder/