HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-05-05
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Breaking a myth: Data shows you don’t actually need a co-founder https://techcrunch.com/2016/08/26/co-founders-optional/

Akin’s Laws of Spacecraft Design (2003) http://spacecraft.ssl.umd.edu/akins_laws.html

Seven Puzzles You Think You Must Not Have Heard Correctly (2006) [pdf] https://www.math.dartmouth.edu/~pw/solutions.pdf

Scale API is hiring engineers and ML practitioners https://www.scaleapi.com/about#jobs

Programming Language Theory in Agda https://wenkokke.github.io/sf/

How the Manhattan Project’s Nuclear Suburb Stayed Secret https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/how-to-build-secret-nuclear-city

China smartphone market suffers hard-landing, shipments decline 21% in Q1 2018 https://www.canalys.com/newsroom/chinese-smartphone-market-suffers-hard-landing-shipments-decline-21-q1-2018

First impressions about Graal VM https://blog.frankel.ch/first-impressions-graalvm/

Judge the value of what you have by what you had to give up to get it http://timharford.com/2018/05/judge-the-value-of-what-you-have-by-what-you-had-to-give-up-to-get-it/

How to Train and Build a Conversational News Chatbot https://github.com/tzano/wren/blob/master/docs/news_assistant.md

SCOXENIX 2.2 FLOPPIES disk images https://archive.org/details/SCOXENIX2.2FLOPPIES

Open Sourcing Seurat: bringing high-fidelity scenes to mobile VR https://developers.googleblog.com/2018/05/open-sourcing-seurat.html

PagerDuty makes their security training public https://sudo.pagerduty.com/

Neural Networks and Primes https://repl.it/site/blog/guest-op-nn

A secondary market has emerged for buying and selling Telegram tokens early https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/03/telegrams-billion-dollar-ico-has-become-a-mess/

Learning Erlang as an Experienced Developer https://jonalmeida.com/posts/2018/05/01/erlang/

Pulling the Plug on GeForce Partner Program https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2018/05/04/gpp/

Oni – Modern Modal Editing https://www.onivim.io/

My name is Wil Wheaton. I live with chronic Depression, and I am not ashamed http://wilwheaton.net/2018/05/my-name-is-wil-wheaton-i-live-with-chronic-depression-and-i-am-not-ashamed/

Swedish Academy Won’t Award Nobel Prize in Literature This Year https://www.wsj.com/articles/swedish-academy-wont-award-nobel-prize-in-literature-this-year-1525419104

Crypko: Cryptocollectible Game Empowered by GANs [pdf] https://crypko.ai/static/files/crypko-whitepaper.pdf

Sinister parasites that control their hosts’ minds http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150316-ten-parasites-that-control-minds

SquirrelMail is being removed from cPanel https://blog.cpanel.com/the-death-of-squirrelmail/

California Now World’s 5th Largest Economy, Surpassing UK https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2018/05/04/us/ap-us-california-economy.html

Show HN: Serverless Components – easiest way to build apps with cloud services https://github.com/serverless/components

A new model for communication in plant cells https://phys.org/news/2018-05-cells.html

VSCode still sends search keystrokes to Microsoft with telemetry disabled https://mstdn.io/@taoeffect/99968111410687610

Show HN: Generate colored ASCII art from images http://www.asciiator.com

Show HN: I spent 8 months building a self-hosted web analytics app https://321analytics.com

Show HN: A color-accurate Instagram-like filters reconstruction for apps https://github.com/homm/color-filters-reconstruction#accurate-instagram-filters-reconstruction

We’re happy with SQLite and not urgently interested in a fancier DBMS (2016) http://beets.io/blog/sqlite-performance.html

Is Prefix of String in Table? a Journey into SIMD String Processing http://trent.me/is-prefix-of-string-in-table/

San Francisco Mayoral Candidate Jane Kim Eviscerates SF Chronicle https://daringfireball.net/linked/2018/05/04/jane-kim-chronicle

Waymo self-driving minivan involved in crash in Arizona https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/4/17320936/waymo-self-driving-car-crash-arizona

Show HN: Instabug for Product Managers – #1 ProductHunt of the Day https://try.instabug.com/product-managers

If Fortnite Were a Website, It Would Rival Reddit and Amazon https://www.tomsguide.com/us/how-big-is-fortnite,news-27144.html

Akaunting 1.2 Released – Free Accounting Software https://akaunting.com/blog/akaunting-12-released

Show HN: SpringZKAuth – Spring project utilizing zero-knowledge password proof https://github.com/maxamel/SpringZKAuth

How to Go into Production with MongoDB – Top Ten Tips https://severalnines.com/blog/how-go-production-mongodb-top-ten-tips

US accuses China of pointing lasers at its pilots from Djibouti base http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-43999502

Foreign Competition, Not Automation, Is Behind US Manufacturing Decline https://qz.com/1269172/the-epic-mistake-about-manufacturing-thats-cost-americans-millions-of-jobs/

11foot8 bridge http://11foot8.com

Visual Studio Code Will Replace Visual Studio https://movingfulcrum.com/visual-studio-code-will-replace-visual-studio/

Next Generation Indexes for Big Data Engineering (ODSC East 2018) https://speakerdeck.com/lemire/next-generation-indexes-for-big-data-engineering-odsc-east-2018

Drupal exploit spreads Monero malware to site visitors https://drupal.sh/drupal-me0ws-malware-drupalgeddon

Just discovered this diagram/screen mock-up gem (not ruby gem) http://pencil.evolus.vn

Having AI systems try to outwit one another could help judge their intentions https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611069/how-can-we-be-sure-ai-will-behave-perhaps-by-watching-it-argue-with-itself/

Self-driving Waymo minivan involved in crash in Arizona https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/waymo-self-driving-minivan-crash-arizona/

’My £1,000 Macbook Air was stolen at airport security and no one cares’ https://www.theguardian.com/money/2018/may/04/my-1000-macbook-air-was-stolen-at-airport-security-and-no-one-cares

Apple MacBook Pro Butterfly Keyboard Failures Spark Petition for Costly Recall https://hothardware.com/news/apple-macbook-pro-butterfly-keyboard-petition-recall

This Is Where Amazon Will Put Its New Headquarters http://time.com/money/5256176/jeff-bezos-amazon-private-jet-hq2/

Cross-platform stock chart library created using canvas https://github.com/seerline/clchart

Lessons I learned as a manager in a massively fast-growing startup https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/youre-manager-startup-want-one-read-jessica-ko/

Petition calls on Apple to recall failing butterfly MacBook Pro keyboards https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/03/macbook-pro-keyboard-petition/

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/05/ai-researchers-allege-machine-learning-alchemy

Proxy and VPN services blocked in Russia in a bid to restrict Telegram access https://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/3031729/proxy-and-vpn-services-blocked-in-russia-in-a-bid-to-restrict-telegram-access

“There is, unfortunately, no such thing as a truly neutral stance on inclusion” https://lobste.rs/s/nf3xgg/i_am_leaving_llvm#c_ubyrb0