HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-03-30
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Former Equifax Executive Charged with Insider Trading https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-40

Wapp – a single-file web framework by the creator of SQLite https://wapp.tcl.tk

The Forgotten Drink That Caffeinated North America for Centuries https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/what-is-yaupon-tea-cassina

FCC Authorizes SpaceX to Provide Broadband Satellite Services https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-authorizes-spacex-provide-broadband-satellite-services

CockroachDB 2.0 Performance Makes Significant Strides https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/2-dot-0-perf-strides/

File consistency (2015) http://danluu.com/file-consistency/

Qatar’s F-15s Will Feature New ’Low Profile’ Heads Up Display and New Cockpit http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/19731/qatars-f-15s-will-feature-new-low-profile-heads-up-display-and-new-cockpit

WRLD and Udacity Create 3D Simulator for Flying and Autonomous Cars https://www.wrld3d.com/blog/wrld-to-power-udacity-universe-for-autonomous-transportation/

E.P.A. Prepares to Roll Back Rules Requiring Cars Be Cleaner and More Efficient https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/29/climate/epa-cafe-auto-pollution-rollback.html

How React Increased Animation Performance Using Fiber https://engineering.hexacta.com/didact-fiber-incremental-reconciliation-b2fe028dcaec

React v16.3.0: New lifecycles and context API https://reactjs.org/blog/2018/03/29/react-v-16-3.html

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2018 review: The only laptop in a professional’s paradise https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/03/thinkpad-x1-carbon-2018-review-the-only-laptop-in-a-professionals-paradise/

Million-dollar Strads fall to modern violins in blind ‘sound check’ http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/05/million-dollar-strads-fall-modern-violins-blind-sound-check

Tesla issues its largest recall ever over faulty Model S steering https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/29/17177888/tesla-recall-model-s-size-power-steering

’PC Building Simulator’ Is More Fun Than Building a Real Computer https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wj7jqb/pc-building-simulator-review

Tesla is overusing automation in Model 3 final assembly – analysts https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/28/tesla-is-overusing-automation-in-model-3-final-assembly-analysts-say/

Google removes ‘Kodi’ from search autocomplete in anti-piracy effort https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/29/17176894/google-removes-kodi-search-autocomplete-anti-piracy

Show HN: Turn indented text into mind maps https://tobloef.com/text2mindmap/

The tech workers who are engineering a mid-30s retirement https://story.californiasunday.com/tech-retirees

Generating $32,000 in 30 days selling a crypto-filled USB stick https://www.starterstory.com/cblocks

Tesla Looked Like the Future, Now Some Ask If It Has One https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/29/business/tesla-elon-musk.html

Uber Is Ripping Off Frequent Riders and Here’s How to Avoid It https://therideshareguy.com/uber-is-ripping-off-frequent-riders-and-heres-how-to-avoid-it/

Eating out linked to higher BPA and Phthalate levels https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/29/health/dining-out-phthalate-study/index.html

The Finns who refuse to give up on Sailfish OS https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/01/jolla-sailfish-os-team-interview-mwc/

Fact Checking “The Founder” http://rayandjoan.com/the-founder/

Show HN: Blog made with CouchDB/PouchDB https://cherrypc.com/blog/index.html

Fourier Theoretic Probabilistic Inference Over Permutations [pdf] https://www.ri.cmu.edu/pub_files/2009/5/huang09a.pdf

Explaining the Success of Nearest Neighbor Methods in Prediction [pdf] https://devavrat.mit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nn_survey.pdf

The FBI Used Classified Hacking Tools in Ordinary Criminal Investigations https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/7xdxg9/fbi-hacking-investigations-classified-remote-operations-unit

Snap is laying off 100 employees mostly in advertising and sales https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/29/snap-is-laying-off-100-employees-in-advertising-and-sales.html

Toyota executive: Self-driving cars could kill 100s but save tens of thousands https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2018/03/29/self-driving-cars-uber-crash-toyota/468804002/

Show HN: C library for Linux to easily create modular projects https://github.com/FedeDP/libmodule

Show HN: BobTheWebDev.xyz – AI Generated Web Dev Questions http://bobthewebdev.xyz/

Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection in 2016 Memo, While Warning of Death https://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanmac/growth-at-any-cost-top-facebook-executive-defended-data

Chives DNS resolver (1988) https://www.hactrn.net/hacks/chives/

CAF – A Scalable Software Platform for Distributed, Heterogeneous Environments https://actor-framework.org/

Teaching machines to spot essential information in physical systems https://phys.org/news/2018-03-machines-essential-physical.html

‘Nobody is using it’: Amazon Spark is not taking off with brands, agencies https://digiday.com/marketing/nobody-using-amazon-spark-not-taking-off-brands-agencies/

Hardcoded “cisco/cisco” username found in Cisco iOS XE 16.x https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180328-xesc

Cambridge Analytica files spell out election tactics http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43581892

“I found a hard drive in my garage with the original Reddit Lisp code from 2005” https://www.reddit.com/r/announcements/comments/8830oa/and_now_a_word_from_reddits_engineers/dwhg6vi/

Moody’s downgrades Tesla’s corporate family rating to B3. Outlook is negative https://www.moodys.com/research/Moodys-downgrades-Teslas-corporate-family-rating-to-B3-senior-notes--PR_381481

Making the Cut: Lattice Kirigami Rules (2014) https://arxiv.org/abs/1408.6480

TV advertising has hit a wall thanks to streaming options like Netflix https://qz.com/1240255/netflix-and-other-streaming-options-are-crushing-tv-advertising-in-the-us/

High housing costs and long commutes drive more workers to sleep in cars https://www.curbed.com/2018/3/6/17082570/affordable-housing-commute-rent-apartment

US to seek social media details from all visa applicants https://apnews.com/d7683b1344fa4d44b87cafd0f19b4b04

Using peer review to avoid a computing-induced apocalypse https://acm-fca.org/2018/03/29/negativeimpacts/

As Bitcoin goes bust, one classic market signal is pointing to more pain https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/29/as-bitcoin-goes-bust-one-classic-market-signal-is-pointing-to-more-pain.html

USDA Lab Turning Almond Waste into Beer, Plastic and Power https://www.fastcompany.com/40544360

Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner Kept His Promise of a Criminal Justice Revolution https://theintercept.com/2018/03/20/larry-krasner-philadelphia-da/

Here’s What 20+ In-Q-Tel Investments Said About Taking the CIA’s Money https://news.crunchbase.com/news/heres-20-q-tel-investments-said-taking-cias-money/

How Dark Patterns Trick You Online https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxkrdLI6e6M

China’s defunct space lab expected to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere this weekend https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/chinas-defunct-space-lab-hurtling-earth-entry-54088824

How Intercom built their interview process to be personal and transparent https://blog.intercom.com/building-minicom-engineering-interviews/

Show HN: Toweber – Get Feedback on Your Website for Free http://toweber.com

This spacecraft will get closer to the Sun than any before it–without melting https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/03/this-spacecraft-will-get-closer-to-our-sun-than-any-before-it-without-melting/

The First Prank Calls Were Surprisingly Morbid https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/first-prank-call-ever

Trump Attacks Amazon, Saying It Does Not Pay Enough Taxes https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/29/us/politics/trump-amazon-taxes.html

EBPF, Sockets, Hop Distance and Manually Writing EBPF Assembly https://blog.cloudflare.com/epbf_sockets_hop_distance/

Telegram connection issues in Europe https://twitter.com/telegram/status/979274718401515521

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Sought to Open an Animal Testing Facility in San Francisco https://gizmodo.com/elon-musks-neuralink-sought-to-open-an-animal-testing-f-1823167674

Under Armour admits data breach affected approximately 150M accounts https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/29/under-armour-stock-falls-after-company-admits-data-breach.html

Scientists discover new human organ, a fluid-filled space called interstitium http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-28/scientists-discover-new-human-organ-interstitium/9598140

How to grow your traffic by 29% next month http://thenewandthenext.com/grow-traffic/