HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-04-18
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Zulip 1.8: Free software Slack alternative with email-style threading http://blog.zulip.org/2018/04/18/zulip-1-8-released/

Mylo: A leather-like material made from mycelium https://boltthreads.com/technology/mylo/

Pinebook: An Affordable 64-bit ARM based Open Source Notebook https://www.pine64.org/?page_id=3707

GraalVM: Run Programs Faster Anywhere http://www.graalvm.org/

On becoming a better developer (2015) https://gist.github.com/prakhar1989/1b0a2c9849b2e1e912fb

Proof-Of-Work is a Decentralized Clock https://grisha.org/blog/2018/01/23/explaining-proof-of-work/

HelloSign (YC W11) Is Hiring Its First SFDC (Apex) Engineer. Remote (US Only) https://jobs.lever.co/hellosign

FDA clears first contact lens with light-adaptive technology https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm604263.htm

Mailtrain.org, self-hosted open-source newsletter app like Mailchimp https://github.com/Mailtrain-org/mailtrain

Operant Conditioning by Software Bugs (2012) https://blog.regehr.org/archives/861

Huawei, Failing to Crack U.S. Market, Signals a Change in Tactics https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/17/technology/china-huawei-washington.html

You Share Everything with Your Friends, Even Brain Waves https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/science/friendship-brain-health.html

Mode Studio – Python, R and SQL Editor https://blog.modeanalytics.com/announcing-mode-studio-and-r/

Show HN: I Write In-Depth Wordpress Plugin Reviews https://wpplugincheck.com/

An Augmented Reality Microscope for Cancer Detection https://research.googleblog.com/2018/04/an-augmented-reality-microscope.html

Improved Hubble data provide fresh evidence for new physics https://hub.jhu.edu/2018/03/02/adam-riess-cosmic-ladder-universe-expansion/

Insomnia GraphQL Support https://insomnia.rest/graphql/

Everything You Wanted to Know About Synchronization (2013) [pdf] http://sigops.org/sosp/sosp13/papers/p33-david.pdf

FDA permits marketing of AI-based device to detect diabetes-related eye problems https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm604357.htm

Erlang/OTP team: I/O polling options in OTP 21 http://blog.erlang.org/IO-Polling/

United States v. Microsoft Corp. Dismissed [pdf] https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/17pdf/17-2_1824.pdf

Whois public database is in breach of GDPR, according to European authorities https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/14/whois_icann_gdpr_europe/

Magic Bitboards: Finding all valid bishop moves in a 64-bit multiply (2008) https://chessprogramming.wikispaces.com/Magic+Bitboards

Using network effects (not patents) to build defensible software https://builtbykrit.com/blog/network-effects-defensible-product

Shellfish Gene: One piece of mobile DNA has spread itself throughout the oceans https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-shellfish-gene/558131/?single_page=true

High Performance Blockchain https://github.com/solana-labs/solana

BBC Sound Effects made available to download for use under RemArc Licence http://bbcsfx.acropolis.org.uk/

Show HN: Sloc Cloc & Code a fast code counter w complexity calculations https://github.com/boyter/scc/

More than 95% of world’s population breathing unhealthy air, says new report https://edition.cnn.com/2018/04/17/health/world-dangerous-air-report-intl/index.html

A.G. Schneiderman Launches Inquiry into Cryptocurrency “Exchanges” https://ag.ny.gov/press-release/ag-schneiderman-launches-inquiry-cryptocurrency-exchanges

Show HN: I made 10 open-source Bootstrap 4 themes https://hackerthemes.com/new-bootstrap-themes/

Using GnuCash as a Freelancer to Track Finances and Prepare Taxes https://nickjanetakis.com/blog/using-gnucash-as-a-freelancer-to-track-finances-and-prepare-taxes

Facebook admits it does track non-users, for their own good https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/17/facebook_admits_to_tracking_non_users/

The Irreproducibility Crisis of Modern Science https://www.nas.org/projects/irreproducibility_report

California higher-density housing bill blocked in first committee hearing https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/04/17/major-california-housing-bill-dies-in-first-committee-hearing/

Apple’s New Design Ethos: Making Gadgets Easy to Sell, Hard to Use https://www.fastcodesign.com/90168094/apples-new-design-ethos-making-gadgets-easy-to-sell-hard-to-use

Show HN: Decentralized P2P Messaging with Blockchain Verified Identities https://www.stealthy.im/?ref=hn

Tesla Model 3 production aims for 6k units per week in June after upgrade in May https://electrek.co/2018/04/17/tesla-model-3-production-goal-6000-units-per-week/

Quake III Arena GPL Source Release (2012) https://github.com/id-Software/Quake-III-Arena

Lessons on product and marketing from the growth of Domino’s Pizza https://producthabits.com/dominos-pizza-drove-90x-increase-stock-value-acting-like-tech-startup/

Fake Barack Obama delivers a PSA about “deep fakes” using a deep fake video https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/tldr/2018/4/17/17247334/ai-fake-news-video-barack-obama-jordan-peele-buzzfeed

Apple refused to Fix our iMac Pro https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-NU7yOSElE

Plasmodium-associated changes in human odor attract mosquitoes http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/04/11/1721610115

Electric scooter companies will require permits in San Francisco https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/17/electric-scooter-permits-will-be-required-in-san-francisco/

Canada pulls diplomats’ family members from Havana citing sonic attacks https://news.sky.com/story/canada-pulls-diplomats-families-from-cuba-over-mystery-illness-11334427

C17: a “bugfix release” of the C standard https://gustedt.wordpress.com/2018/04/17/c17/

Sigaction: see who killed you, and more http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/04/16/signal/

25-Year-Old Textbooks and Holes in the Ceiling: Inside America’s Public Schools https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/reader-center/us-public-schools-conditions.html

Los Angeles spending $40K/mile painting city streets white to combat climate chg http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/04/10/los-angeles-painting-city-streets-white-in-bid-to-combat-climate-change.amp.html

Migrate Between AWS Lambda, Azure Functions and Google Functions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQpG3NBixNs

Andrew Yang wants to run for president promising universal basic income https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/11/andrew-yang-wants-to-run-for-president-promising-free-cash-handouts.html

Mmproxy – Creative Linux routing to preserve client IP addresses in L7 proxies https://blog.cloudflare.com/mmproxy-creative-way-of-preserving-client-ips-in-spectrum/

Announcing Docker Enterprise Edition 2.0 – Linux/Windows and Kubernetes/Swarm https://blog.docker.com/2018/04/announcing-docker-enterprise-edition-2-0/

Jordan Peele makes Obama call Trump a “complete dipshit” in PSA about AI video https://news.avclub.com/jordan-peele-makes-obama-call-trump-a-complete-dipshit-1825333067

Russian reporter Borodin dead after mystery fall http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43781351

Compiling a Mac OS 8 Application on MacOS Sierra https://www.cocoawithlove.com/blog/porting-from-macos8-to-sierra.html

Massively Multiplayer Minesweeper https://minesweep.glitch.me/

Show HN: Maspeak, learn words in a foreign language https://maspeak.com

Condemned House Sells for $1.2M in Fremont (East SF Bay Area) https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2018/04/16/condemned-house-sells-for-1-2-million-fremont

Elon Musk says Tesla will build Model 3s 24/7 until the end of June https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/17/17249088/elon-musk-tesla-model-3-production-email-factory

Cambridge A. exemployee: FB users affected could be ‘much greater than 87m’ https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/17/17246928/cambridge-analytica-facebook-quizzes-data

North and South Korea reportedly set to announce official end to war https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/17/north-and-south-korea-reportedly-set-to-announce-official-end-to-war.html

China’s tech giants are venturing into autonomous driving https://qz.com/1254112/every-big-tech-firm-in-china-is-becoming-a-self-driving-car-company/

Fedora 28 Has Entered Its Final Freeze for Releasing Next Month – Phoronix https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Fedora-28-Final-Freeze

Facebook is using ’dishonest and manipulative’ tactics to get EU users to agree http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-pushes-some-eu-users-consent-facial-recognition-2018-4

Cat purr genrator https://purrli.com

The manually controlled elevators of NYC (2017) https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/15/nyregion/manual-elevators-operators.html

Police extracted fingerprints from WhatsApp photos to convict drug dealers https://bgr.com/2018/04/16/fingerprints-in-photos-police-whatsapp-pictures/