HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-04-20
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Towards Battery-Free HD Video Streaming [video] http://batteryfreevideo.cs.washington.edu/

Executing gradient descent on the earth https://fosterelli.co/executing-gradient-descent-on-the-earth

Scuttlebutt, a Decentralized Alternative to Facebook https://www.inthemesh.com/archive/secure-scuttlebutt-facebook-alternative/

Tokyo and Hong Kong in 2018 https://haywirez.com/tokyo-hong-kong-2018/

Ursa Labs: an innovation lab for open source data science http://wesmckinney.com/blog/announcing-ursalabs/

FCC Issues Warning in Wake of Swarm’s Unauthorized Launch https://www.space.com/40318-fcc-issues-warning-after-unauthorized-launch.html

StarCraft Micromanagement with Reinforcement Learning and Curriculum Transfer https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.00810

Atrium (YC W18 – Democratizing Legal Services) Is Hiring a Sr Product Designer https://jobs.lever.co/atrium/7671abf8-4875-43a9-bea4-932d211ffdce?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=HackerNews

A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1M, Even at a Nonprofit https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/technology/artificial-intelligence-salaries-openai.html

API and Other Platform Product Changes https://developers.facebook.com/bugs/185630995395938/

A manufacturing process that produces long strips of high-quality graphene https://news.mit.edu/2018/manufacturing-graphene-rolls-ultrathin-membranes-0418

Airplanes that fly on electricity debut at Fresno’s Chandler Airport http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article209168169.html

PowerBuilder History, Powersoft History (2004) http://lannigan.org/powersoft_powerbuilder_history.htm

Apple’s investment into Clangd and refactoring tooling http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/cfe-dev/2018-April/057668.html

Io-to: both static and dynamic type checking for JSON API data in TypeScript http://www.olioapps.com/blog/checking-types-real-world-typescript/

Tim Cook on merging macOS and iOS: “I don’t think that’s what users want” https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/04/tim-cook-on-merging-macos-and-ios-i-dont-think-thats-what-users-want/

Electric Car Charging Technology Is About to Surge Past Tesla’s Superchargers http://www.thedrive.com/tech/20245/porsche-vws-electrify-america-to-surge-electric-car-charging-past-teslas-superchargers

Why is the kernel community replacing iptables with BPF? https://cilium.io/blog/2018/04/17/why-is-the-kernel-community-replacing-iptables/

RSA leaked conference attendees’ personal details via unsecured APIs https://twitter.com/hackerfantastic/status/987135585117786113?s=21

Benjamin Franklin’s 13 Virtues – The Guide to Self-Improvement http://prosperopedia.com/benjamin-franklins-13-virtues/

‘I Fundamentally Believe That My Time at Reddit Made the World a Worse Place’ http://nymag.com/selectall/2018/04/dan-mccomas-reddit-product-svp-and-imzy-founder-interview.html

Show HN: Slate-md-editor – A markdown editor that allows live editing https://github.com/Canner/slate-md-editor

List of places to find remote jobs and freelancing projects https://drive.google.com/open?id=1JfNAbUX_lN9K3MCNHO15GJtJ5qpk7H9Cl3xTBwv2FR8

fastmod: A fast partial replacement for the codemod tool https://github.com/facebookincubator/fastmod

Designing a Userspace Disk I/O Scheduler for Modern Datastores (2016) https://www.scylladb.com/2016/04/14/io-scheduler-1/

Government accidentally sends file on “remote mind control” to journalist https://boingboing.net/2018/04/19/government-accidentally-sends.html

Top Senate Democrat Endorses Decriminalizing Marijuana at the Federal Level https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-19/schumer-backs-decriminalizing-marijuana-at-the-federal-level

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

Show HN: A tool for painless automated backups https://github.com/christophetd/duplicacy-autobackup

Dwarf Fortress’ creator on how he’s 42% towards simulating existence (2016) https://www.pcgamer.com/dwarf-fortress-creator-on-how-hes-42-towards-simulating-existence/

Palantir is using War on Terror tools to track American citizens https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2018-palantir-peter-thiel/

Show HN: Write a 3D modeling software from scratch https://dust3d.readthedocs.io/en/latest/origin-and-future.html

Finland is scrapping plans to extend its basic income project http://www.businessinsider.com/finland-to-end-basic-income-experiment-2018-4

Savedroid Says ‘Exit Scam’ Stunt is Lesson to Crypto Community https://www.ccn.com/gotcha-savedroid-says-exit-scam-intended-to-teach-community-a-lesson/

Michael Jordan @ SysML 2018: Perspectives on Modern AI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4inIBmY8dQI&feature=youtu.be

Mt. Gox and the Surprising Redemption of Bitcoin’s Biggest Villain http://fortune.com/longform/bitcoin-mt-gox-hack-karpeles/

Venture Capitalists Seek ‘Safe Harbor’ for Virtual Currencies https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/technology/virtual-currency-securities.html

jQuery CDN having SSL issues https://code.jquery.com/

Two Guys Making New Sega CD Jewel Cases Are in an Accidental War https://kotaku.com/two-guys-making-new-sega-cd-jewel-cases-are-in-an-accid-1825364528

Fox reveals that Comcast bid more than Disney did, but Fox picked Disney anyway http://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-fox-disney-comcast-20180419-story.html

Why Silicon Valley Shouldn’t Work with the Pentagon https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/opinion/silicon-valley-military-contract.html

Data: 6000 startups’ business performance compared to fundraising success https://gust.com/launch/blog/using-data-to-give-startup-founders-fundraising-feedback

What it took me to make a DIY explainer video for my project https://hackernoon.com/diy-explainer-video-what-it-takes-when-you-have-no-skill-56f1e17db221

Show HN: Hasura: High performance GraphQL on Postgres https://hasura.io/graphql

Bayesian or Frequentist, Which Are You? http://videolectures.net/mlss09uk_jordan_bfway/

Intel closes its New Devices Group, which built the Vaunt smart glasses https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/18/intel-closes-new-devices-group-that-built-vaunt-smart-glasses.html

Show HN: Indemandly – Typeform meets Intercom: Contact forms 2.0 http://indemandly.com

Robot Autonomously Assembles IKEA Chair – Neuroscience News http://neurosciencenews.com/ikea-chair-robot-8838/

Improving urban GPS quality using 3D maps, probability, and math https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/19/17252680/uber-gps-blind-spot-shadow-maps

Better than reality: New emulation tech lags less than original consoles https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/04/better-than-reality-new-emulation-tech-lags-less-than-original-consoles/

A Google update just created a big problem for anti-censorship tools https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/18/17253784/google-domain-fronting-discontinued-signal-tor-vpn

Savedroid ICO’s exit scam was actually a very dumb PR stunt https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2018/04/19/savedroid-ico-not-gone

Artificial Intelligence – The Revolution Hasn’t Happened Yet https://medium.com/@mijordan3/artificial-intelligence-the-revolution-hasnt-happened-yet-5e1d5812e1e7

Show HN: Seeker, the easiest way to create your own paid job board https://seeker.company

Elon Musk still hasn’t decided what to do with board member Steve Jurvetson https://www.recode.net/2018/4/19/17248350/elon-musk-steve-jurvetson-spacex-tesla-dfj-board-seats

Telegram Founder Pledges Millions in Bitcoin for VPNs and “Digital Resistance” https://torrentfreak.com/telegram-founder-pledges-millions-in-bitcoin-for-vpns-and-digital-resistance-180418/

Our democracy is broken. Why can’t technology fix it? https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/18/voting-tech-gerrymandering-av-star-vote/

Mossad 2018 challenge https://www.r-u-ready.xyz/

BPF comes to firewalls https://lwn.net/Articles/747551/

Contest promises new way to be paid for open source and blockchain contributions https://medium.com/deconet/join-the-distributed-open-source-blockchain-development-contest-c0b2647773da

JQuery CDN SSL has expired and breaking dependent websites https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.2.1.min.js

Cloudflare booted Switter, a Mastodon instance for sex workers https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/19/17256370/switter-cloudflare-sex-workers-banned

I interviewed 54 women at Coachella, they all said they’d been sexually harassed https://www.teenvogue.com/story/sexual-harassment-was-rampant-at-coachella-2018

Savedroid was here, is here, and will be here [video] https://ico.savedroid.com/