HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-02-28
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Dtube – A decentralized video platform using STEEM and IPFS https://d.tube/

Konva – HTML5 2d canvas library for desktop and mobile applications https://konvajs.github.io/

A Unix shell script implementing ACME client protocol https://github.com/Neilpang/acme.sh

Bohemian Tragedy: The rise and fall of George Sterling’s California arts colony https://www.poetryfoundation.org/articles/146051/bohemian-tragedy

Abusing Python exceptions to turn a recursive function iterative https://gist.github.com/razimantv/1b33d4a090a5bc9ed94928012b37c3f0

Guide to Using YubiKey as a SmartCard for GPG and SSH https://github.com/drduh/YubiKey-Guide

Why New Zealand is releasing a rabbit-killing virus http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-43221704

The Substitutability of Physical and Social Warmth in Daily Life (2013) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3406601/

Veteran Wall Street enforcers are landing new roles in virtual currencies https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-27/crypto-s-hottest-hires-aren-t-millennials-they-re-banking-cops

Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here’s what our telescopes capture https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/1/8/16822272/black-hole-looks-like-what

NumPy Exercises for Data Analysis in Python https://www.machinelearningplus.com/101-numpy-exercises-python/

The Poignant Gulag Art by Stalin’s Doomed Meteorologist https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/stalins-meteorologist-gulag-drawings

Quartzy (YC S11) Is Hiring Software Engineers (Remote – US or Palo Alto) https://boards.greenhouse.io/quartzy/jobs/149496?gh_jid=149496#.WfC5zBNSxTZ

The Impact of Zoning on Housing Affordability (2002) http://www.nber.org/papers/w8835

Wounds taking weeks to heal on skin disappear in a week inside the mouth (2013) http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/26/health/the-mouths-guard.html?ref=health

Seneca Systems (YC S16) Raises $3.5M to Make Cities More Responsive, Efficient https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/27/seneca-systems-raises-3-5-million/

Usenet, authentication, and engineering: early design decisions for Usenet https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb/blog//2018-02/2018-02-23.html

China bans the letter N from the internet as Xi Jinping extends grip on power https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/28/china-bans-the-letter-n-internet-xi-jinping-extends-power

Show HN: Tiiiny growth ideas for SaaS https://tiiiny.com/?launch

Responsive Components: a modern approach to CSS element/container queries https://philipwalton.github.io/responsive-components/

Memory Tagging and how it improves C/C++ memory safety https://arxiv.org/abs/1802.09517

Collection of Useful CSS Snippets https://atomiks.github.io/30-seconds-of-css/

Announcing Flutter beta 1: Build beautiful native apps https://developers.googleblog.com/2018/02/announcing-flutter-beta-1.html

The Erdős paradox: When a mathematical number and Wikipedia collide https://blog.wikimedia.org/2018/02/27/erdos-paradox/

Facebook turned on face recognition silently https://imgur.com/a/tK8eW

Show HN: A Chrome extension that tracks front-end JavaScript at runtime https://github.com/pilagod/js-tracker

California to allow testing of self-driving cars without a driver present https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/27/california-to-allow-testing-of-self-driving-cars-without-a-driver-present/

Scientists use an atomic clock to measure the height of a mountain http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-atomic-clock-gravity-20180212-story.html

Palantir has secretly been testing predictive policing technology in New Orleans https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/27/17054740/palantir-predictive-policing-tool-new-orleans-nopd

“Money doesn’t interest me” – Creator of Blender talks about its future https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJEWOTZnFeg

Hands-On with the Nokia 8 Sirocco: Reviving Nokia’s ’Dream Phone’ Concept https://www.anandtech.com/show/12480/hands-on-nokia-8-sirocco?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

Cold calling for my startup and how I learned to embrace the challenge https://hackernoon.com/cold-calling-for-my-startup-and-how-i-learned-to-embrace-the-challenge-31f16728de48

A Day at a Time: Christa Wolf’s Life Under Surveillance https://www.thenation.com/article/christa-wolfs-life-under-surveillance/

Memcrashed – Major amplification attacks from UDP port 11211 https://blog.cloudflare.com/memcrashed-major-amplification-attacks-from-port-11211/

Low-cost EEG can now be used to reconstruct images of what you see http://www.kurzweilai.net/low-cost-eeg-can-now-be-used-to-reconstruct-images-of-what-you-see

What happens when you put evolution on replay? https://phys.org/news/2018-02-evolution-replay.html

House Vote on FOSTA Is a Win for Censorship https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/house-vote-fosta-win-censorship

California Losing Residents via Domestic Migration http://lao.ca.gov/LAOEconTax/Article/Detail/265?platform=hootsuite

Have We Been Interpreting Quantum Mechanics Wrong This Whole Time? https://www.wired.com/2014/06/the-new-quantum-reality/

First neural net run on the Ethereum Blockchain https://algorithmia.com/research/ml-models-on-blockchain

How bands are escaping the music industry snake pit http://www.bbc.com/news/business-43156285

AiFi replicates Amazon Go’s checkout-free shopping in any store https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/27/aifi-replicates-amazon-gos-checkout-free-shopping-in-any-store/

China’s web censors go into overdrive as President Xi Jinping consolidates power https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/26/china-web-censors-go-into-overdrive/

New research may beat back bedbug epidemic (2017) https://phys.org/news/2017-03-bedbug-epidemic.html

Amazon has agreed to acquire Ring for more than $1B https://twitter.com/ReutersTech/status/968589365646647296

Google releases info on 2.4M ’right to be forgotten’ requests https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/27/google-details-2-4-million-right-to-be-forgotten-requests/

Amazon buys Ring, the smart doorbell maker it backed through Alexa Fund https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/27/amazon-buys-ring-the-smart-door-bell-maker-it-backed-through-alexa-fund.html

Too many coders work in environments where they are treated as idiot savants https://medium.com/maker-to-manager/a-wake-up-call-for-tech-managers-d0415775efd0

Show HN: I built this simple Trello clone today and launched it before lunch https://bt-cardboard.herokuapp.com

Xkcd: Code Golf https://xkcd.com/1960/

Show HN: Jiq-web, dig into JSON using jq queries in the browser https://jq.alhur.es/jiq/

Qualcomm Announces the Snapdragon 700 Mobile Platform Series with On-Device AI https://www.xda-developers.com/qualcomm-snapdragon-700-mobile-platform-ai/

Memcrashed – Major amplification attacks from UDP port 11211 https://blog.cloudflare.com/memcrashed-major-amplification-attacks-from-port-11211/

How an Ivy League Food Scientist Turned Shoddy Data into Viral Studies https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephaniemlee/brian-wansink-cornell-p-hacking

Kleiman v Craig Wright: The Bitcoins that never were http://blog.wizsec.jp/2018/02/kleiman-v-craig-wright-bitcoins.html

Wright used a font called Otto to forge Dave Kleiman’s signature https://twitter.com/kyletorpey/status/968187874268114944

Google Shopping now returns no results for searches containing “gun” https://www.google.com/search?output=search&tbm=shop&q=guns+germs+steel

Connecticut Hunting Down Online Shoppers Who Didn’t Pay Sales Tax http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-pol-online-sales-tax-20180214-story.html

How Trump Conquered Facebook – Without Russian Ads https://www.wired.com/story/how-trump-conquered-facebookwithout-russian-ads/