HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-04-19
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No boundaries for Facebook data: third-party trackers abuse Facebook Login https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2018/04/18/no-boundaries-for-facebook-data-third-party-trackers-abuse-facebook-login/

A polymer made from waste cooking oil and sulphur can clean up crude oil spills http://news.flinders.edu.au/blog/2018/04/19/slick-solution-oil-spills/

The ASUS Tinker Board is a compelling upgrade from a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2018/asus-tinker-board-compelling-upgrade-raspberry-pi-3-b

Lea Kissner’s job is making sure Google products protect the privacy of users https://gizmodo.com/meet-the-woman-who-leads-nightwatch-google-s-internal-1825227132

The Quest for the Next Billion-Dollar Color https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2018-quest-for-billion-dollar-red/

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos https://www.quantamagazine.org/machine-learnings-amazing-ability-to-predict-chaos-20180418/

What Dockless Bikes and Scooters Are Exposing http://haveago.city/disgraceful-dockless-drama/

Grasshopper – A coding app for beginners https://grasshopper.codes/

Fullstack Academy (YC S12) is hiring – Change tech education https://www.fullstackacademy.com/careers

A look at VDO, the new Linux compression layer https://www.redhat.com/de/blog/look-vdo-new-linux-compression-layer

Improved fraud prevention with Radar 2.0 https://stripe.com/blog/radar-2018

George Washington’s “Yelp Reviews” https://daily.jstor.org/george-washingtons-yelp-reviews/

Thousands of people are experiencing housing instability in Seattle https://seattle.curbed.com/2018/4/17/17248722/invisible-homelessness-first-person

Giving meaning to 100B analytics events a day with Kafka, Dataflow and BigQuery https://medium.com/teads-engineering/give-meaning-to-100-billion-analytics-events-a-day-d6ba09aa8f44

Design and Implementation of a 256-Core BrainFuck Computer [pdf] http://sigtbd.csail.mit.edu/pubs/veryconference-paper2.pdf

A constructive look at the Atari 2600 BASIC cartridge http://boston.conman.org/2015/06/16.1

Random Darknet Shopper: A Live Mail Art Piece https://wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.bitnik.org/r/

A ‘thrilling’ mission to get the Swedish to change overnight http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180417-a-thrilling-mission-to-get-the-swedish-to-change-overnight

Uncontrollability of a bricycle (2014) [video] https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rNQdSfgJDNM

Upgradeable smart contracts in Ethereum https://zohaib.me/upgradeable-smart-contracts-in-ethereum/

Socioeconomic group classification based on user features [pdf] http://pimg-faiw.uspto.gov/fdd/83/2018/28/003/0.pdf

Dataturks – ML data annotations and labeling doesn’t need to suck https://dataturks.com/

PostgreSQL website – new design now live https://www.postgresql.org

Show HN: IP Geolocation and Threat Data API https://ipdata.co/index.html

CockroachDB is more scalable than Amazon Aurora for OLTP https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/performance-part-two/

The gene family that cheats Mendel (2017) https://elifesciences.org/articles/28567

Moving for good https://sivers.org/mfg

Where to find great UI/UX blogs and resources https://www.uruit.com/blog/2018/04/09/ui-ux-blogs-and-resources/

ClojureScript beginners’ home page http://clojure-script.org/

The many deceptions of Mark Zuckerberg https://creativegood.com/blog/deceptions-of-mark-zuckerberg/

Expose Thyself: On the Digitally Revealed Life http://www.iasc-culture.org/THR/THR_article_2018_Spring_Rosen.php

Time Warner C.E.O. Testifies That AT&T Deal Is Needed to Battle Silicon Valley https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/18/business/time-warner-att-merger.html

Google shuttering domain fronting, Signal moving to souqcdn.com https://github.com/signalapp/Signal-Android/commit/a573ab7c7668360c3ab411627bbb23109ef9facc

Building a Bw-Tree Takes More Than Just Buzz Words [pdf] https://db.cs.cmu.edu/papers/2018/mod342-wangA.pdf

This isn’t the first time a tech boom has interfered with democracy https://arstechnica.com/video/2018/04/this-isnt-the-first-time-a-tech-boom-has-interfered-with-democracy/

NASA’s Exploration Campaign: Back to the Moon and on to Mars https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasas-exploration-campaign-back-to-the-moon-and-on-to-mars

Another Scam ICO? Savedroid Founder Exits with $50M to Chill on a Beach https://cryptovest.com/news/another-scam-ico-savedroid-founder-exits-with-50m-to-chill-on-a-beach/

Affordable units expand the tax base, more people support themselves without aid https://twitter.com/StrongTowns/status/986756547211653122?s=20

NYC Sends “Poop Train” to Small Alabama Town, Where It’s Been Stuck for Months https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/04/poop-train-from-new-york-stuck-in-parrish-alabama.html

The story of ispc: Origins (part 1) http://pharr.org/matt/blog/2018/04/18/ispc-origins.html

Viability of unpopular programming languages https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2018/04/17/unpopular-languages/

Show HN: Easily add auth checks to any react component https://github.com/hasura/react-check-auth

No Company Is So Important Its Existence Justifies Setting Up a Police State http://nymag.com/selectall/2018/04/richard-stallman-rms-on-privacy-data-and-free-software.html

How Bolt does fraud detection better https://blog.bolt.com/better-fraud-detection-with-bolt/

Elon Musk: Just walk out of bad meetings http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43809674

The Underappreciated Reason Why Ethereum Does 3x Bitcoin’s Transaction Volume https://blog.sfox.com/the-under-appreciated-reason-why-ethereum-does-3x-bitcoins-transaction-volume-222ada32e9be

A flaw-by-flaw guide to Facebook’s new GDPR privacy changes https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/17/facebook-gdpr-changes/

How founders can write a quality blog post in 1 hour https://baremetrics.com/blog/founder-writing

UK now running over 40 hours without coal power generation https://twitter.com/uk_coal/status/986606909863202817?s=21

Superconductivity Spotted in a Quasicrystal: Points to Fractal Superconductivity https://physicsworld.com/a/superconductivity-spotted-in-a-quasicrystal/

Facebook enlists conservative help to resist privacy rules https://www.politico.com/story/2018/04/17/facebook-conservatives-privacy-rules-489242

Jeff Bezos reveals Amazon has 100M Prime members in shareholder letter https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/18/amazon-ceo-jeff-bezos-2018-shareholder-letter.html

Some effects of unchecked company growth http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/04/17/company/

ZTE exports ban may mean no Google apps, a death sentence for its smartphones https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/04/googles-us-android-go-launch-derailed-by-zte-ban/

There is no functional vs. object oriented http://blog.cleancoder.com/uncle-bob/2018/04/13/FPvsOO.html

Tiny shrimp may be mixing ocean water as much as the wind and waves http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/04/tiny-shrimp-may-be-mixing-ocean-water-much-wind-and-waves

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

Show HN: Not Hot Dog - An ML app we built in 30min without code https://airdev.co/hot-dog-or-not-machine-learning

Show HN: Clicking this will collapse all comments even if you didn’t do so https://adtac.github.io/collapse/

Mmproxy – Linux L7 proxy that preserves client IP address https://blog.cloudflare.com/mmproxy-creative-way-of-preserving-client-ips-in-spectrum/

The Engineering Perspective: A Brief History of Web Development in 4 Parts https://astrails.com/blog/2018/04/18/engineering-perspective-a-brief-history-of-web-development-part-1

Show HN: Meet the 12 Startups from the Techstars NYC Winter 2018 Program https://www.techstars.com/content/accelerators/meet-12-startups-techstars-nyc-winter-2018-program/

Show HN: theai.wiki – The Wiki for AI http://theai.wiki/

Show HN: Boilerplate for Node.js packages https://github.com/diegohaz/nod

Even This Data Guru Is Creeped Out by What Anonymous Location Data Reveals About https://www.fastcompany.com/3068846/how-your-location-data-identifies-you-gilad-lotan-privacy

Tesla switching to 24/7 shifts to push for more model 3s by June https://jalopnik.com/tesla-switching-to-24-7-shifts-to-push-for-6-000-model-1825335216

Meet the Russian-Owned Firm Creating an Army of Traveling ‘Proxies’ http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/04/17/meet-the-russian-owned-firm-creating-an-army-of-traveling-proxies/

Costing a National Guaranteed Basic Income Using the Ontario Basic Income Model [pdf] http://www.pbo-dpb.gc.ca/web/default/files/Documents/Reports/2018/Basic%20Income/Basic_Income_Costing_EN_Final.pdf

Why did the container hype fizzle out – and how to reach container productivity? https://blog.kontena.io/how-to-reach-container-productivity/