HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-04-08
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E-book: “Bluetooth 5 and Bluetooth Low Energy: A Developer’s Guide” https://www.novelbits.io/book

TextQL: Execute SQL Against CSV or TSV https://github.com/dinedal/textql

Iran hit by global cyber attack that left U.S. flag on screens https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1HE0MH

Show HN: React Pattern Book – a low maintenance pattern library/style guide https://springload.github.io/pattern-book/#

2017 Tax Software Developer’s Guides and Test Cases https://www.mass.gov/lists/2017-tax-software-developers-guides-and-test-cases

At 88, doctor pursues a long-ignored treatment for strokes, heart attacks https://www.statnews.com/2018/04/06/victor-gurewich-harvard-stroke-heart-attack/

Show HN: TerrainVer – Generate Worms-Style Cartoon Terrain in JavaScript https://juliango202.com/terrainver/

Months Before Deadly Crash, Helicopter Pilots Warned of Safety Issues https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/07/nyregion/flynyon-crash-helicopter-east-river.html

Wizard for Mac – new kind of statistics program http://www.wizardmac.com/

Denver Post Rebels Against Its Hedge-Fund Ownership https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/07/business/media/denver-post-opinion-owner.html

‘Big Brother’ in India Requires Fingerprint Scans for Food, Phones and Finances https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/07/technology/india-id-aadhaar.html

The Graphing Calculator Story (2004) http://www.nucalc.com/Story/

YouTube Kids Is Going to Release a Whitelisted, Non-Algorithmic Version of App https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexkantrowitz/youtube-kids-is-going-to-release-a-whitelisted-non

Google bought the Weird Stuff building. Their last day is (tomorrow) April 8th https://twitter.com/hunterscott/status/982384891231854592

PostgreSQL Begins Adding LLVM JIT Support For Faster Performance https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=PostgreSQL-LLVM-JIT-Landing

“Close to tears, he left at the intermission”: how Kubrick upset Arthur C Clarke https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/books/2017/01/close-tears-he-left-intermission-how-stanley-kubrick-upset-arthur-c-clarke

China’s global kidnapping campaign may now be reaching inside U.S. borders http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/03/29/the-disappeared-china-renditions-kidnapping/

Show HN: Fileshifter – Easily convert files and videos between different formats https://fileshifter.io/converter/

What roadkill says about the insatiability of human speed https://aeon.co/essays/what-roadkill-says-about-the-insatiability-of-human-speed

DHS Confirms Presence of Cell-Site Simulators in U.S. Capital https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/04/dhs-confirms-presence-cell-site-simulators-us-capitol

A Food Shortage Revealed the Cause of Celiac Disease https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/history-of-celiac-disease

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/07/health/antidepressants-withdrawal-prozac-cymbalta.html

Cisco iOS and iOS XE Software Smart Install Remote Code Execution Vulnerability https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180328-smi2

Brain connectivity reflects human aesthetic responses to music (2016) https://academic.oup.com/scan/article/11/6/884/2223400

Facebook messenger had ephemeral message feature for execs only https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexkantrowitz/facebook-has-a-two-tiered-privacy-system-that-favors-its

Vial-Http – Simple HTTP REST Tool for Vim https://github.com/baverman/vial-http

Iris Automation Hiring Computer Vision Experts – Collision Avoidance for Drones http://www.irisonboard.com/careers/

Children of The Cloud and Major Tom: Growing Up in the 80s Under the German Sky https://catapult.co/stories/children-of-the-cloud-and-major-tom-growing-up-in-the-80s-under-german-sky

Apache Weex – A framework for building cross-platform mobile UI https://weex.incubator.apache.org

German scientists harvest their first Antarctic salad https://www.livescience.com/62241-antarctica-veggie-harvest.html

Rockstar shopping is inherently unsafe (2015) http://graham.posthaven.com/rockstar-shopping-is-inherently-unsafe

Unclaimed Baggage Center: The Shop for Lost Luggage (2015) https://thepointsguy.com/2015/06/unclaimed-baggage-center-the-shop-for-lost-luggage/

Brain-computer interfaces are opening new possibilities (2013) http://nautil.us/issue/59/connections/pop-pop-pop-she-heard-her-brain-in-action-rp

Curated List of Privacy Respecting Services and Software https://github.com/nikitavoloboev/privacy-respecting#readme

Do you trust this computer? (Documentary) http://doyoutrustthiscomputer.org/

How Instagram tricks you into syncing ALL of your contacts https://twitter.com/ow/status/982227996265205764

China’s experiment in ranking and monitoring citizens has started https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/04/03/life-inside-chinas-social-credit-laboratory/

A Two-Dimensional Argument Against Materialism (2009) http://consc.net/papers/2dargument.html

How I Upgraded My iPhone Memory 800% – In Shenzhen, China https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHP-OPXK2ig

In 2012 Facebook bragged about millions of apps, 3 yrs before it cut off access https://medium.com/@jamesallworth/what-the-f-was-facebook-thinking-a1c49dbf29c2

European travelers can now watch Netflix like they’re at home https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/01/eu-digital-media-portability-takes-effect/

Cryptocurrency Firm Coinbase in Talks to Become SEC-Regulated Brokerage https://www.wsj.com/articles/cryptocurrency-firm-coinbase-in-talks-to-become-sec-regulated-brokerage-1523043315

Richest 1% on target to own two-thirds of all wealth by 2030 https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/apr/07/global-inequality-tipping-point-2030

Show HN: Run your cronjobs at auspicious timings https://github.com/razorpay/shubhcron

Visual Studio Code 1.22 released https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_22

Twitter thread of T-Mobile Rep arguing for the case of plaintext passwords https://twitter.com/c_pellegrino/status/981409466242486272

Show HN: Pgcodebase, easy management of postgresql functions, triggers and views https://www.npmjs.com/package/pgcodebase

A Hard Transparency Choice: What Is WikiLeaks? https://lawfareblog.com/hard-transparency-choice-what-wikileaks

South Korean millennials are reeling from the Bitcoin bust https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/3/17192886/bitcoin-cryptocurrency-south-korea-millennials

Turn a MacBook into a Touchscreen with $1 of Hardware https://github.com/bijection/sistine