HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-03-12
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Frequent versus infrequent developers (in languages and so on) https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/programming/FrequentVsInfrequentDevs

Studying how the brain relinquishes childhood memories http://nautil.us/issue/58/self/this-is-where-your-childhood-memories-went-rp

Report from the Geniatech vs. McHardy GPL violation court hearing http://laforge.gnumonks.org/blog/20180307-mchardy-gpl/

Fountain pen inks: the good, the bad, and the ugly (2011) http://richardspens.com/ref/care/inks.htm

Doctor Gets 4 Years in Prison for Insys Opioid Kickbacks http://fortune.com/2018/03/10/jerrold-rosenberg-opioid-kickbacks/

Feds Bust CEO Allegedly Selling Custom BlackBerry Phones to Sinaloa Drug Cartel https://motherboard.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/a34b7b/phantom-secure-sinaloa-drug-cartel-encrypted-blackberry

Top Replicated Findings from Behavioral Genetics (2016) http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1745691615617439

Linux beats legal threat from one of its own developers http://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-beats-internal-legal-threat/

Mononoke – A Mercurial source control server designed to support large monorepos https://github.com/facebookexperimental/mononoke

Fitter, happier, and other fantasies of modern life https://slightlymarxistfounder.com/2018/03/10/fitter-happier-more-productive/

Virtual private networks with WireGuard https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/748582/75c743d0eb3aae0f/

How One Sickle Cell Mutation Helped Protect the World from Malaria https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/08/health/sickle-cell-mutation.html

My Chumby hacking story: Do you believe in the Users? http://www.tnhh.net/posts/crankshaft-chumby-do-you-believe-in-the-users.html

Building an Immersive Game with A-Frame and Low Poly Models https://hacks.mozilla.org/2018/03/immersive-aframe-low-poly/

Dawn of the Dead NPM Packages https://www.react-reveal.com/blog/npm/

The Linux Information Project http://www.linfo.org/index.html

AlwaysOnSSL – A free and automated CA https://alwaysonssl.com/

The naked and the read – Inside the library of Norman Mailer https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/norman-mailer-library/

An Unofficial Julia API Wrapper for Hacker News https://github.com/rahulkp220/HackerNews.jl

Live London Air Traffic in BigQuery https://github.com/alexolivier/flight2bq

What Time Is It on the International Space Station? (2013) http://www.astronautabby.com/the-international-space-station-time/

A 1980s study on juvenile crime in Japan sheds light on American gun culture https://qz.com/1225724/a-1980s-study-on-juvenile-crime-in-japan-sheds-light-on-american-gun-culture/

Paste: Making slides simple https://fiftythree.com/paste

Railroad Diagram Generator http://www.bottlecaps.de/rr/ui

The OTCA Metapixel in Conway’s Game of Life (2015) http://www.instructables.com/id/OTCA-Metapixel-Conways-Game-of-Life/

Honey, I shrunk the MP3 decoder (2007) https://keyj.emphy.de/minimp3/

Tim Berners-Lee: we must regulate tech firms to prevent ’weaponised’ web https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/mar/11/tim-berners-lee-tech-companies-regulations

Show HN: Coördinator, a visual interface for turning an SVG into XY coördinates https://spotify.github.io/coordinator/

Tengen: Atari Games vs. Nintendo (2015) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLA_d9q6ySs&t=763s

Rogue ’Electro-Fishing’ Puts River Dolphins at Risk in Myanmar (2015) https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/02/150217-irrawaddy-dolphins-myanmar-electro-fishing-mandalay/

The multi-dimensional chess of Qualcomm vs. Broadcom https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/10/qualcomm-vs-broadcom/

One hundred years on from the Spanish Flu, we are facing another major pandemic http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/spanish-flu-disease-x-are-we-facing-another-pandemic-a8250611.html

Cryptocurrency conference serves attendees cannabis without consent https://www.wired.com/story/at-this-crypto-event-the-attendees-really-were-high

A-Painter: Paint in VR in Your Browser (2016) https://blog.mozvr.com/a-painter/

From Doom and Gloom to BOOM and Bloom (2016) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voQKPymcCfA

What Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application looked like http://bgr.com/2018/03/11/steve-jobs-resume-job-application-1973/

The Reproducing Piano – Welte-Mignon (2006) http://www.pianola.org/reproducing/reproducing_welte.cfm

The Secret to a Longer Life? Don’t Ask These Dead Longevity Researchers https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/09/opinion/sunday/longevity-pritikin-atkins.html

Landis and Gyr Agrees to Leave Documents Up, Then Sends Notice to Take Them Down https://www.eff.org/takedowns/landis-gyr-agrees-leave-documents-then-sends-notice-take-them-down

Netflix Secrets to Success: Cell Towers, Dubbing, Codecs http://variety.com/2018/digital/news/netflix-success-secrets-1202721847/

Netflix data: 70 percent of viewing happens on TVs – Recode https://www.recode.net/2018/3/7/17094610/netflix-70-percent-tv-viewing-statistics

A Fresh Graduate’s Guide to Software Development Tools and Technologies (2012) [pdf] http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~seer/book/2e/

Secret management design decisions: theory plus an example https://sanderknape.com/2018/03/secret-management-design-decisions-theory-plus-an-example/

Show HN: Ecoji, a new base1024 emoji encoding https://github.com/keith-turner/ecoji

Survey: Most people don’t understand science, want their kids to do it https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/03/survey-most-people-dont-understand-science-want-their-kids-to-do-it/

Seagate to Double HDD Speed with Multi-Actuator Technology http://www.tomshardware.com/news/hdd-multi-actuator-heads-seagate,36132.html

Abadoned Kola Superdeep Borehole http://rusue.com/abandoned-kola-superdeep-borehole/

Clojure: The Bad Parts (2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YCkOo5Y4Oo

The Takedown of Uber’s Travis Kalanick (Untold Story) http://www.businessinsider.com/travis-kalanick-uber-takedown-untold-story-2018-3

A huge WhatsApp leak reveals the full fury of the Tories’ Brexit split https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexspence/this-huge-leak-of-whatsapp-chats-reveals-the-full-fury-of

Elon Musk still thinks a Mars colony will save us from a future dark age https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/11/17106910/elon-musk-ai-threat-mars-moon-colonization-nukes-sxsw-2018

Show HN: Yet Another Latex Resume Template https://github.com/broxmen/resume

BreadBot is an insanely over-engineered gadget just for baking loaves of bread https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/3/10/17105046/breadbot-sxsw-wilkinson-baking-company-machine-rent