HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-04-21
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Smugmug Acquires Flickr https://smugmug.com/together

13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) Swollen Battery Replacement Program https://www.apple.com/ca/support/13inch-macbookpro-battery-replacement/

Mermaid: Markdown-like generation of diagrams and flowcharts from text https://github.com/knsv/mermaid

Google’s Project Zero exposes unpatched Windows 10 lockdown bypass https://www.zdnet.com/article/googles-project-zero-reveals-windows-10-lockdown-bypass/

Rethinking GPS: Engineering Next-Gen Location at Uber https://ubere.ng/2qLlaFH

Dissecting the NVIDIA Volta GPU Architecture via Microbenchmarking https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.06826

Iceland Takes Hard Look at Tech Boom Sparked by Its Cheap, Bountiful Power https://www.wsj.com/articles/iceland-takes-hard-look-at-tech-boom-sparked-by-its-cheap-bountiful-power-1524130201

Smarking (YC W15) Is Hiring Head of Engineering in SF https://jobs.lever.co/smarking/2350c446-7d6a-4f02-8291-893558e4d9f8

German Supreme court: Adblocking and taxing advertisers for unblocking, legal https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/20/adblock-plus-v-axel-springer/

Free of New York’s Stinky Sludge Train, an Alabama Town Is Still Steaming https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/nyregion/poop-train-alabama.html

Show HN: Faster.js – a micro-optimizing JavaScript compiler https://github.com/vzhou842/faster.js

XS7 – A compact JavaScript engine for embedded applications http://www.moddable.com/XS7-TC-39

Susan Kare designed the suite of icons that made the Macintosh revolutionary https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/the-woman-who-gave-the-macintosh-a-smile

Xz format inadequate for long-term archiving (2017) https://www.nongnu.org/lzip/xz_inadequate.html

Study suggests drunk people are better at creative problem solving https://hbr.org/2018/05/drunk-people-are-better-at-creative-problem-solving

In Historic Move, Harvard Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Unionize http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2018/4/21/union-vote-results/

Parsing series of integers with SIMD http://0x80.pl/articles/simd-parsing-int-sequences.html

Python API for Zero Day Phishing Detection Based on Computer Vision https://github.com/phishai/phish-ai-api

Epigenetic markers suggest biological adaption to warfare among chimps, humans https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180419141517.htm

No “Material Difference Between 5G and LTE” http://wirelessone.news/10-r/1025-no-material-difference-between-5g-lte

How to build a house alone [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3MDhLC7Prc

In India, high-pressure exams are creating a student suicide crisis http://www.wired.co.uk/article/india-kota-student-suicide-exams-institutes-of-technology

Why programmers are not paid in proportion to their productivity (2009) https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2009/12/23/why-programmers-are-not-paid-in-proportion-to-their-productivity/

Multistate Outbreak of E. Coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/index.html

The Syntax and Semantics of Quantitative Type Theory https://bentnib.org/quantitative-type-theory.html

A Survey of Rollback-Recovery Protocols in Message-Passing Systems (2002) [pdf] https://www.cs.utexas.edu/~lorenzo/papers/SurveyFinal.pdf

Google changes its messaging strategy again: Goodbye to Allo, double down on RCS https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/19/google-changes-its-messaging-strategy-again-goodbye-to-allo-double-down-on-rcs/

Debugging microservices on Kubernetes with the Conduit service mesh 0.4 release https://buoyant.io/2018/04/20/conduit-0-4-0-wheres-my-traffic/

U.S. Said to Investigate AT&T and Verizon Over Wireless Collusion Claim https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/20/technology/att-verizon-investigate-esim.html

Facebook Hiring for Extra-Terrestrial Product Manager https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/622156972/

Facebook has auto-enrolled users into a facial recognition test in Europe https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/20/just-say-no/

Show HN: Parameterized PWM controller in VHDL https://fpgaer.wordpress.com/parameterized-pwm-controller/

Parents in poorer countries devote more time to their kids’ homework https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/04/daily-chart-11

Show HN: A curated library of free music for content creators http://cchound.com/

Get Started with Blockchain Using the New AWS Blockchain Templates https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/get-started-with-blockchain-using-the-new-aws-blockchain-templates/

Small WebAssembly Binaries with Rust and Emscripten https://kripken.github.io/blog/binaryen/2018/04/18/rust-emscripten.html

Why I’m declining funding from Ruby Together https://samphippen.com/why-im-declining-funding-from-ruby-together/

How IBM quietly pushed out 20,000 older workers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e681QNbHloE&feature=youtu.be

The oldest copper mines in Timna National Park date back to 4500BC http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180419-the-israeli-park-with-a-valuable-secret

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You to Know About Negotiation https://hackernoon.com/what-your-boss-doesnt-want-you-to-know-about-negotiation-a7b19508d9f4

A large proportion of Amazon’s US fulfillment-centre workers are on food stamps https://theintercept.com/2018/04/19/amazon-snap-subsidies-warehousing-wages/

’The Bay Area is broken’: Why Silicon Valley startups are hiring elsewhere https://phys.org/news/2018-04-bay-area-broken-silicon-valley.html

AMD and Intel Had a Baby and It’s a Beast https://seekingalpha.com/article/4164382-amd-intel-baby-beast

National security bill could take toll on U.S. startup investments https://www.axios.com/co-1524239719-6fc9b4c9-48fa-43c1-bc21-fd3a157477b8.html

Why Lenovo Is the Best Laptop Brand and Apple Fell Off a Cliff https://www.tomshardware.com/news/lenovo-best-laptop-brand,36927.html

WiFi Backscatter – Connecting RF-Powered Devices to the Internet (2014) [video] http://iotwifi.cs.washington.edu/

How IBM quietly pushed out 20,000 older workers [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e681QNbHloE

Why restaurants became so loud – and how to fight back https://www.vox.com/2018/4/18/17168504/restaurants-noise-levels-loud-decibels

Amazon patents method for tracking Bitcoin transactions and selling data to govt https://www.techspot.com/news/74246-amazon-granted-patent-tracking-bitcoin-transactions-selling-data.html

If you’re not a Prime member, Amazon won’t sell you "The Last Jedi" https://slate.com/technology/2018/04/amazon-is-letting-only-prime-members-buy-the-last-jedi-on-blu-ray-why.html

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X gets overclocked to break the 6GHz barrier https://www.techradar.com/news/amd-ryzen-7-2700x-gets-overclocked-to-break-the-6ghz-barrier

’Sea Nomads’ Are First Known Humans Genetically Adapted to Diving https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/04/bajau-sea-nomads-free-diving-spleen-science/?sf187339380=1

Show HN: A Face-Detection Library in 200 Lines of JavaScript https://tkv.io/posts/picojs-intro

Intel KVMGT 2018-Q1 Release Offers Mediated GPU Pass-Through Improvements https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Intel-KVMGT-2018-Q1

Is the “hot hand” real? – Numberphile (video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPZFQ6i759g

Twitch stream of a PC defragmenting it’s hard disk https://www.twitch.tv/twitchdefrags

Show HN: Order office supplies from Slack http://buybot.ai

Rethinking GPS: Engineering Next-Gen Location https://eng.uber.com/rethinking-gps/

Bitcoin mining is using as much power as 5,699,560 American households https://www.treehugger.com/energy-policy/bitcoin-mining-using-much-power-5699560-american-households.html

Show HN: Simple Cron Monitoring Tool https://cronhub.io