HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-02-20
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Salon Magazine Mines Monero on Your Computer If You Use an Ad Blocker http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43053783

Google Brain: Assessing Cardiovascular Risk Factors with Computer Vision https://research.googleblog.com/2018/02/assessing-cardiovascular-risk-factors.html

Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky has joined Y Combinator as a partner https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/19/pebble-founder-eric-migicovsky-has-joined-y-combinator-as-a-partner/

Was there ever really a “sugar conspiracy”? http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6377/747.full

Maybe you don’t need Rust and WASM to speed up your JS http://mrale.ph/blog/2018/02/03/maybe-you-dont-need-rust-to-speed-up-your-js.html

Qt or HTML5? A Million Dollar Question http://www.embedded-computing.com/industrial/qt-or-html5

Researchers Use CRISPR to Detect HPV and Zika https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/15/crispr-detect-hpv-and-zika/

PocketSuite (YC W16) lets anyone “Be your own boss”. Join our Growth team https://angel.co/pocketsuite/jobs/332667-customer-activation-specialist

Peace and quiet is all about the noise in your head http://nautil.us/issue/38/noise/this-is-your-brain-on-silence-rp

The Dunedin Study Has Been Studying Aging for 45 Years. Here’s What They Found https://endpoints.elysiumhealth.com/the-dunedin-study-e8d370ae630c

B.C. vows crackdown after Globe investigation reveals money-laundering scheme https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/investigations/real-estate-money-laundering-and-drugs/article38004840/

Tilemap generation from single example using ideas from quantum mechanics https://github.com/mxgmn/WaveFunctionCollapse

OneLang – A tool to help writing code in multiple languages at the same time https://ide.onelang.io

Neural nets more accurate than humans at detecting sexual orientation in images http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2018-03783-002

Frivpn – A multi-threaded OpenVPN client https://github.com/znuh/frivpn

Rediscovering the Blazingly Bright Colors of Ancient Sculptures https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/ancient-sculpture-color-polychromy

So You Think You Have a Power Law (2007) http://bactra.org/weblog/491.html

Self-driving car on Moscow streets after snowfall [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bx08yRsR9ow

Ancient DNA sheds light on what happened to the Taino, the native Caribbeans https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/02/natives-of-the-caribbean-wiped-out-during-colonization-left-dna-behind/

BACE1 deletion in the adult mouse reverses preformed amyloid deposition http://jem.rupress.org/content/early/2018/02/13/jem.20171831

Limehouse Lights and the Lunar New Year: London’s Two Chinatowns and Literature http://blogs.bl.uk/english-and-drama/2018/02/limehouse-lights-and-the-lunar-new-year.html

Günter Blobel, a Nobel laureate in medicine who found cell ‘zip codes’, has died https://nytimes.com/2018/02/19/obituaries/gunter-blobel-nobel-laureate-who-found-cell-zip-codes-dies-at-81.html

The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921 (2011) https://news.stanford.edu/pr/2011/pr-famine-040411.html

Use streaming JSON to reduce latency on mobile https://instantdomainsearch.com/articles/streaming_json_jsons/

First Austrian company introduces 30-hour-workweek https://www.emagnetix.at/30sindgenug/

Google’s CardDAV server isn’t standards compliant (2014) https://evertpot.com/google-carddav-issues/

How Apple is paving the way to a ‘cloud dictatorship’ in China https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/02/17/apple-paving-way-cloud-dictatorship-china/

Finding the Greedy, Prodigal, and Suicidal Contracts at Scale https://arxiv.org/abs/1802.06038

The duties of John von Neumann’s assistant (1993) https://shitpost.plover.com/m/math.jobs-you-dont-want.html

Latex-mimosis: A minimal and modern template for your thesis https://github.com/Submanifold/latex-mimosis

Norris Numbers – Walls you hit in program size (2014) https://www.teamten.com/lawrence/writings/norris-numbers.html

Author Brian Dear talks about the amazing PLATO computing system https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/19/author-brian-dear-talks-about-the-amazing-plato-computing-system/

3 Surprising Lessons from Ditching My Car in Los Angeles https://medium.com/@miccohen/can-i-live-a-year-in-l-a-without-a-car-b0287ee5fcfb

Gates says billionaires should pay ’significantly’ more taxes https://phys.org/news/2018-02-gates-billionaires-significantly-taxes.html

The Algorithmic Foundations of Differential Privacy [pdf] http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~aaroth/Papers/privacybook.pdf

Xltrail – An open-source Git command line extension for Excel workbook files https://www.xltrail.com/git-xltrail

Google discloses Microsoft Edge security flaw before a patch is ready https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/19/17027138/google-microsoft-edge-security-flaw-disclosure

Last Week at Wellesley http://alicedreger.com/Wellesley

Apple Park employees reportedly smacking into new headquarters’ glass walls https://sf.curbed.com/2018/2/16/17021218/apple-park-employees-glass-walls-hitting

Pawnee Eagle Corn Thought to Be Extinct Revived https://truewestmagazine.com/keepers-of-the-seed/

Show HN: Hey Meta – Quickly check, improve and generate your website’s meta tags http://www.heymeta.com

San Francisco Spends $30M Cleaning Feces, Drug Needles https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Diseased-Streets-472430013.html

Chrome 64 now trims messy links when you share them https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/19/17029162/google-chrome-64-link-trim-feature

Asm-dom-boilerplate: WebAssembly C++ apps without configuration https://github.com/mbasso/asm-dom-boilerplate

The Natural Rate of Interest Is Zero (2004) [pdf] http://www.cfeps.org/pubs/wp-pdf/WP37-MoslerForstater.pdf

We’re witnessing the fastest decline in Arctic sea ice in at least 1,500 years https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2017/12/12/16767152/arctic-sea-ice-extent-chart

Caring for our toddler, Finnish-style https://blog.steve.fi/how_we_care_for_our_child.html

Intel Rolls Out New 3D NAND SSDs – InsideHPC https://insidehpc.com/2018/02/intel-rolls-new-3d-nand-ssds/

Easy steps to modernize your C++ code http://cppdepend.com/blog/?p=395

xkcd’s 2018 CVE List https://xkcd.com/1957/

Copy of Declaration of Independence survived Civil War hidden behind wallpaper http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-rare-copy-declaration-of-independence-20180218-story.html

Show HN: A small symbolic math command line using algebrite and katex https://bwasti.com/math

Super Seducer: A game to teach state-of-the-art seduction secrets http://store.steampowered.com/app/695920/Super_Seducer/

5 Insanely Important Jobs (We’re Running Out of People For) http://www.cracked.com/article_25132_5-insanely-important-jobs-were-running-out-people-for.html

KDE receives 200,000 USD-donation from the Pineapple Fund https://dot.kde.org/2018/02/19/kde-receives-200000-usd-donation-pineapple-fund

Show HN: I made a HN for the cryptocurrency space http://www.bitcombinator.io

Ancient Roman “Gate to Hell” Killed Victims with This Deadly Lake https://www.sciencealert.com/ancient-roman-gate-to-hell-plutonium-sacrifice-killed-carbon-dioxide

As electric cars surge, gas engines just keep getting better https://www.wired.com/story/internal-combustion-engine-technology-argonne/

Show HN: Geometric patterns in Rust, with a WASM demo https://suy.io/geopattern/