HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-04-05
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Linux Kernel Lockdown and UEFI Secure Boot https://mjg59.dreamwidth.org/50577.html

Making the Touch Bar useful by abandoning Apple guidelines http://vas3k.com/blog/touchbar/

What Did Ancient Romans Do Without Toilet Paper? https://www.sapiens.org/column/curiosities/ancient-roman-bathrooms/

AWS Secrets Manager – Store, Distribute, and Rotate Credentials Securely https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/aws-secrets-manager-store-distribute-and-rotate-credentials-securely/

A thread on on the beauty of procedurally generated maps https://twitter.com/ptychomancer/status/980968298002006016

MailChimp’s Ban on Cryptocurrency Marketing Is Causing Collateral Damage https://www.inc.com/sonya-mann/mailchimp-icos.html

Google Workers Urge C.E.O. To Pull Out of Pentagon A.I. Project https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/04/technology/google-letter-ceo-pentagon-project.html

Armory (YC W17) Seeking Senior Engineers that are passionate about software https://jobs.lever.co/armory/f42bb3d2-0b94-450d-b1cb-5156600c119a

Google Bans Crypto-Currency Mining Extensions from Chrome Store https://iconow.net/google-bans-crypto-currency-mining-extensions-from-chrome-store/

EMMC Hacking, or: how oranav fixed long-dead Galaxy S3 phones https://media.ccc.de/v/34c3-8784-emmc_hacking_or_how_i_fixed_long-dead_galaxy_s3_phones

Where I started might not be useful to you http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/04/04/learn/

“God is a Verb” by R. Buckminster Fuller (1968) http://www.wholeearth.com/issue/1010/article/194/god.is.a.verb

Large crack in East African Rift is evidence of continent splitting in two https://theconversation.com/large-crack-in-east-african-rift-is-evidence-of-continent-splitting-in-two-94056

66M: The Early Bird Gets the Puma (2015) http://santacruzpumas.org/2015/11/01/66m-early-bird/

Wcc: The Witchcraft Compiler Collection https://github.com/endrazine/wcc

Will This “Neural Lace” Brain Implant Help Us Compete with AI? http://nautil.us/blog/-will-this-neural-lace-brain-implant-help-us-compete-with-ai

The F.B.I. And the Mystery of the Mummy’s Head https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/02/science/mummy-head-fbi-dna.html

A new technology, virtual embodiment, challenges our understanding of who we are https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/04/02/are-we-already-living-in-virtual-reality

Show HN: I made a Chrome extension to reveal zero-width characters https://github.com/chpmrc/zero-width-chrome-extension

Brain-stimulation trials get personal to lift depression https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-03864-4

An Update on Our Plans to Restrict Data Access on Facebook https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/04/restricting-data-access/

Show HN: Web based audio visualization on RGB LEDs https://ashishdubey.xyz/2018/04/01/webaudio-viz-webusb.html

Instagram deprecates majority of their API https://www.instagram.com/developer/changelog/

Complex function plotter with support for split-complex and dual numbers in JS https://wbolden.github.io/complex/#z

MySQL 8.0: Changes and Expectations for Developers https://www.soliantconsulting.com/blog/msql-8

App Store shrank for first time in 2017 due to crackdowns on spam, clones etc. https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/04/app-store-shrank-for-first-time-in-2017-thanks-to-crackdowns-on-spam-clones-and-more/

Spirit A319 at Boston, Jul 17th 2015, fumes on board, captain died 50 days later https://avherald.com/h?article=4b6eb830&opt=0

How trolls are born: Research on why people turn bad when they go online https://mosaicscience.com/story/why-good-people-turn-bad-online-science-trolls-abuse/

Show HN: RootCause – Record, Replay and Reproduce JavaScript Errors https://therootcause.io

A Module-System Discipline for Model-Driven Software Development http://programming-journal.org/2017/1/9/

Show HN: A React drag-and-drop library https://github.com/kutlugsahin/react-smooth-dnd

Facebook: most people could have had their public profile scraped https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/04/facebook-most-people-could-have-had-their-public-profile-scraped.html

Fast, Flexible, Polyglot Instrumentation Support for Debuggers and Other Tools http://programming-journal.org/2018/2/14/

AMD’s Zen Family Moves into the Long-Life Embedded Market http://www.eejournal.com/article/dude-my-embedded-processor-is-epyc/

Facebook says up to 87m users hit by data scandal https://www.ft.com/content/c4554e30-380e-11e8-8eee-e06bde01c544

curl rate.sx/eth (or any other coin) for the cryptocurrency exchange rate chart https://github.com/chubin/rate.sx

Theoretical Computer Science Cheat Sheet [pdf] https://www.tug.org/texshowcase/cheat.pdf

Bitbucket builds new interactive chatbot for Slack https://www.atlassian.com/blog/bitbucket/bitbucket-chat-bot-slack

Man’s YouTube Video of White Noise Hit with Five Copyright Claims https://gizmodo.com/man-s-youtube-video-of-white-noise-hit-with-five-copyri-1821804093

Asian-Americans Suing Harvard Say Admissions Files Show Discrimination https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/04/us/harvard-asian-admission.html

A Male Orca and Its Mother Worked Together to Kill a Newborn Calf https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/03/orca-killer-whale-infanticide-calf-video-canada-spd/

Nitrokey Partners with LF to Equip All Kernel Developers with Nitrokey USB Keys https://www.nitrokey.com/news/2018/nitrokey-partners-linux-foundation-equip-all-linux-kernel-developers-nitrokey-usb-keys

The Strange Online Aesthetic of the YouTube Shooting Suspect https://newrepublic.com/article/147753/strange-online-aesthetic-youtube-shooting-suspect

List of tools and resources related to React and GraphQL https://github.com/hasura/awesome-react-graphql

Facebook now says Cambridge Analytica’s data trove may be bigger than we thought https://www.recode.net/2018/4/4/17199272/facebook-cambridge-analytica-87-million-users-data-collection

Facebook acknowledges it shares info with Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/04/facebook-updates-its-terms-of-service-to-include-messenger-instagram.html

Show HN: Spectre POC: Arbitrary read from another process https://github.com/tbodt/spectre

Show HN: I also created a Chrome Ext that reveals use of zero-width characters https://github.com/roymckenzie/detect-zero-width-characters-chrome-extension

The .cm typosquatters accidentally exposed their logs https://boingboing.net/2018/04/04/6-fatfingered-cia-pornsurfers.html

Netflix are hiring professional binge-watchers to rate and review their shows https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/netflix-hiring-professional-binge-watchers-12303047

Russia’s first postal drone takes its maiden flight – and crashes into a wall https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/981121633023705088

No, really, pi is wrong: The Tau Manifesto https://tauday.com/tau-manifesto

Robinhood replaced “call” and “put” with “up” and “down” https://twitter.com/AustenAllred/status/981561481530609664

Police say shooter’s anger over YouTube policies ‘appears to be the motive’ https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/04/police-say-shooters-anger-over-youtube-policies-appears-to-be-the-motive/

Show HN: Convert website to audiobook https://www.txtpen.com/tts

Facebook Says Cambridge Analytica Harvested Data of Up to 87M Users https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/04/technology/mark-zuckerberg-testify-congress.html

Facebook to exclude US users from some privacy enhancements https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/04/facebook-gdpr-wont-be-universal/

Chrome is scanning local files without your knowledge and consent https://twitter.com/swagitda_/status/979477998142476289

Police descend on YouTube headquarters amid active shooter reports http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-youtube-shooter-20180403-story.html

’Shots Fired’ Near YouTube HQ in US http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43635864

Instagram makes immediate changes to API ( April 2018 ) https://www.instagram.com/developer/

YouTube incident: ’Shots fired’ near HQ in northern California http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43635864

Mark Zuckerberg: Boy That EU Privacy Law Is Great, Just You Know, Only in the EU https://gizmodo.com/mark-zuckerberg-boy-that-eu-privacy-law-is-great-just-1824302004

Large collection of Nazi artifacts discovered in Argentina (2017) http://www.dw.com/en/large-collection-of-nazi-artifacts-discovered-in-argentina/a-39321775

CVE-2018-0492: Local privilege escalation in Linux program that plays a beep https://holeybeep.ninja/

Tesla Autopilot drives toward barrier in recreation of crash at same location https://electrek.co/2018/04/03/tesla-autopilot-crash-barrier-markings-fatal-model-x-accident/

Suspect in YouTube Shooting Angry That Her Videos Had Been ’De-Monetized’ https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/03/599261148/active-shooter-reported-at-youtube-hq-in-san-bruno-calif