HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-02-25
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In an Era of ‘Smart’ Things, Sometimes Dumb Stuff Is Better https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/21/technology/personaltech/smart-things-dumb-stuff.html

The Muse (YC W12) Is Hiring a QA Lead – Help People Find Their Purpose https://www.themuse.com/jobs/themuse/qa-lead-335af6

Email exchange between MIT Media Lab and the IOTA Foundation [pdf] http://www.tangleblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/letters.pdf

Making Direct3D games faster in Wine using modern OpenGL https://comminos.com/posts/2018-02-21-wined3d-profiling.html

Trump administration cracks down on H-1B visa abuse http://money.cnn.com/2018/02/23/technology/h1b-visa-abuse/index.html

Getting Started with MapD, Part 2: Electricity Dataset http://randyzwitch.com/mapd-pjm-electricity-data/

Gobee.bike pulls out of France due to mass destruction of its bike fleet https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/25/gobeebike-france-mass-destruction-dockless-bikes

Image2Mesh: Single Image 3D Reconstruction https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.10669

Keep your Identity Small (2009) http://www.paulgraham.com/identity.html

The quantum internet has arrived (and it hasn’t) https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-01835-3

Learn Physics by Programming in Haskell https://arxiv.org/abs/1412.4880

Kactus: Design version control without changing tools https://kactus.io/

Berkshire Hathaway 2017 Annual Letter [pdf] http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/letters/2017ltr.pdf

A long two months: Reflecting on mitigating Meltdown https://blog.cooperi.net/a-long-two-months

Show HN: Mitmproxy 3.0 released, an open-source console-based proxy https://mitmproxy.org/posts/releases/mitmproxy3/

Census of Population and Housing, 1790 – 2010 https://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html

Tesla deployed over 300 Powerwalls in Hawaiian schools to cool down classrooms https://electrek.co/2018/02/23/tesla-powerwall-hawaii-school/

AMD unveils 14nm Ryzen Embedded V1000 to compete with Intel Xeon D http://linuxgizmos.com/amd-unveils-ryzen-embedded-v1000-and-epyc-embedded-3000-socs/

Uncertainty principle? It’s not about quantum. (3Blue1Brown) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBnnXbOM5S4

How Many Tesla Model 3 Cars Have Been Made? https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-tesla-tracker/

LevelDB: SSTable and Log-Structured Storage (2012) https://www.igvita.com/2012/02/06/sstable-and-log-structured-storage-leveldb/

OpenSCAP: Tools for managing system security and standards compliance https://www.open-scap.org/

Orange juice exists due to climate change in the Himalayas millions of years ago https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/7/16984460/citrus-fruits-genome-sequencing-himalayas-evolution-breeding

The Most Intolerant Wins: The Dictatorship of the Small Minority (2016) https://medium.com/incerto/the-most-intolerant-wins-the-dictatorship-of-the-small-minority-3f1f83ce4e15

Google starts taking payments for apps via Kenya’s M-Pesa service http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/23/google-starts-taking-payments-for-apps-via-kenya-s-m-pesa-service/

Nearly half of 2017’s cryptocurrencies have already failed https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/24/nearly-half-of-2017s-cryptocurrencies-have-already-failed/

JDK 10 Early Access Release Notes http://jdk.java.net/10/release-notes

Linux’izing your Windows PC into a dev machine – Part 2 https://cepa.io/2018/02/20/linuxizing-your-windows-pc-part2/

“Always Connected” Windows on ARM machines coming this quarter https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/02/always-connected-windows-on-arm-machines-coming-this-quarter/

Show HN: Passpwn – check passwords in pass against haveibeenpwned https://github.com/antonlindstrom/passpwn

Federal Circuit Should Not Allow Patents on Inventions That Belong to the Public https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/federal-circuit-should-not-allow-patents-inventions-should-belong-public

Olia Lialina: Self-portrait http://olia.lialina.work/

Show HN: Memes on the Blockchain https://www.memeschain.com/?ref=hn

SF forgiving fines to cannabis businesses after building inspectors visit http://www.sfexaminer.com/sf-forgive-fines-assessed-cannabis-businesses-building-inspectors-visit

“The Commodore Story” Documentary Premieres 23 Feb 2018 https://hackaday.com/2018/02/23/the-commodore-story-premieres-february-23rd/

Show HN: Wrapper for JavaScript classes to run in service workers https://github.com/GoogleChromeLabs/clooney

Days Since a Cryptocurrency Exchange Has Lost More Than $100M http://dayssinceacryptocurrencyexchangehaslostmorethan100million.com

U.K. Moves Toward Making Adults Presumed Organ Donors https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/23/world/europe/uk-organ-donation.html

OPL2LPT: an AdLib sound card for the parallel port https://vincent.bernat.im/en/blog/2018-adlib-opl2lpt

California could see self-driving cars with ‘remote drivers’ in April https://venturebeat.com/2018/02/23/california-could-see-self-driving-cars-with-remote-drivers-in-april/amp/

How I sold an old Mac and unknowingly had access to its location for over 3 years https://medium.com/@mulligan/how-i-sold-an-old-mac-and-unknowingly-tracked-its-location-for-over-3-years-9a35cd3ca4cf

Show HN: Real-Time Monitoring Crypto Exchanges http://gdxm.io/

Xennials, the micro generation between Gen X and Millennials http://www.businessinsider.com/people-born-between-gen-x-millennials-xennials-2017-11

What people think programming is vs. how it actually is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HluANRwPyNo

Vive Pro tested: the visual upgrade VR desperately needed, but is it enough? https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2018/02/24/vive-pro-tested/

Show HN: Docup – write beautiful docs for small projects https://docup.egojump.com/

An excellent full-stack react-graphql-express tutorial https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN3n1USn4xlkdRlq3VZ1sT6SGW0-yajjL

Providing free contraception results in lower cost to the society https://metropolitan.fi/entry/finnish-study-indicates-free-contraception-results-on-cost-savings

4 Years Trying to Get Approval to Turn SF Laundromat into Apartment Building http://reason.com/blog/2018/02/21/san-francisco-man-has-spent-4-years-1-mi

Study: Lead and other toxic metals found in e-cigarette ’vapors’ https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/jhub-sla022118.php

The US Government’s Growing Hoard of Bitcoin http://fortune.com/2018/02/21/government-forfeiture-bitcoin-auction/