HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-05-15
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Memory transfer between snails challenges view of how brain remembers https://www.statnews.com/2018/05/14/memory-transfer-between-snails-challenges-standard-theory/

An Analysis of vgo https://sdboyer.io/vgo/intro/

Open source tutorial for hackintosh && macOS installation https://github.com/huangyz0918/Hackintosh-Installer-University

Wi-Fi alliance announces mesh networking standard https://www.wi-fi.org/discover-wi-fi/wi-fi-easymesh

Archive of Operating Systems https://archiveos.org

When physics meets biology: a less known Feynman https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.03854

High-Resolution Mandelbrot in Obfuscated Python (2011) http://preshing.com/20110926/high-resolution-mandelbrot-in-obfuscated-python/

Prefrontal cortex as a meta-reinforcement learning system https://deepmind.com/blog/prefrontal-cortex-meta-reinforcement-learning-system/

Enslaved and then marooned on Tromelin Island for fifteen years (2014) https://www.archaeology.org/issues/145-1409/features/2361-tromelin-island-castaways

AquilaOS: Posix Compliant/mostly ISA Transparent Operating System http://aquilaos.com/

An O(N) Sorting Algorithm: Machine Learning Sorting https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.04272

What technical recruiters want from engineering candidates https://www.keyvalues.com/blog/what-tech-recruiters-want-from-engineering-candidates

The trade in fraudulently obtained airline tickets https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10611-018-9777-8

Favstar will shut down as a result of Twitter’s API changes for data streams https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/14/favstar-twitter/

A free XMPP server powered by green energy and hosted in Germany https://trashserver.net/en/

Employers are monitoring computers, toilet breaks, even emotions https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/14/is-your-boss-secretly-or-not-so-secretly-watching-you

Using Flywheel Batteries to Charge Electric Vehicles in Ten Minutes https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3738031,00.html

Manhattan Project: Australian physicist alerted Britain to US secrecy plan https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/manhattan-project-australian-physicist-alerted-britain-to-us-secrecy-plan

EFail – Vulnerabilities in end-to-end encryption technologies OpenPGP and S/MIME https://efail.de/

Plastic Bag Found at the Bottom of World’s Deepest Ocean Trench https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/05/plastic-bag-mariana-trench-pollution-science-spd/

Responses to strftime and %G https://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/05/13/dates/

Introducing Libmaps.nus.edu.sg: Historical Maps of Singapore http://blog.nus.edu.sg/linus/2018/05/08/introducing-libmaps/

Show HN: A raytracer to shade topographic maps in R http://tylermw.com/throwing-shade/

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

Sovereign Urban Intellectual: How Diogenes Laertius Influenced Renaissance Italy https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/sovereign-urban-intellectual

Algorithms are coming for their jobs, workers are teaching themselves algorithms http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-automation-training-20180504-story.html

DOOM Level Generation Using Generative Adversarial Networks https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.09154

Enter the Matrix – A technical overview and guide to all things Matrix https://brendan.abolivier.bzh/enter-the-matrix/

Clever (YC S12) is hiring engineers to help change education https://clever.com/about/jobs/software-engineer#gh_jid=5889

How a Special Diet Kept the Knights Templar Fighting Fit https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/what-the-templar-knights-ate

The libtom projects: cryptography and multiprecision arithmetic https://www.libtom.net/

Show HN: I built an open source event-management system https://github.com/iyanuashiri/meethub

Google is rebranding storage plans as “Google One” https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/14/say-hello-to-google-one/

The Mgmt configuration management language https://purpleidea.com/blog/2018/02/05/mgmt-configuration-language/

How Rust 1.26 more than tripled the speed of my code http://troubles.md/posts/the-power-of-compilers/

Linux ate my RAM (2009) https://www.linuxatemyram.com/

Memo Life for You https://github.com/mattn/memo

Limbo X86 PC Emulator for Android https://limboemulator.weebly.com/x86-emulator.html

Full Guide to Developing REST API’s with AWS API Gateway and AWS Lambda https://blog.sourcerer.io/full-guide-to-developing-rest-apis-with-aws-api-gateway-and-aws-lambda-d254729d6992

CadQuery – a parametric CAD script framework https://github.com/dcowden/cadquery/blob/master/README.md

‘Alexa’ has become a less popular baby name since Amazon launched Echo https://www.recode.net/2018/5/13/17345722/alexa-amazon-echo-baby-name-girls-apple-siri

US Supreme Court strikes down federal law prohibiting sports gambling http://www.espn.com/chalk/story/_/id/23501236/supreme-court-strikes-federal-law-prohibiting-sports-gambling

An Update on Our App Investigation and Audit https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/05/update-on-app-audit/

Project Jengo Celebrates One Year Anniversary by Releasing Prior Art https://blog.cloudflare.com/project-jengo-celebrates-one-year-anniversary/

How News Aggregators Help Development Communities Shape and Share Knowledge [pdf] https://ctreude.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/icse18.pdf

Answer to What principles do economists almost universally agree on? https://www.quora.com/What-principles-do-economists-almost-universally-agree-on/answers/932803?share=1

Google Hasn’t Stopped Reading Your Emails Despite Making Announcement a Year Ago https://yro.slashdot.org/story/18/05/14/0630230/google-hasnt-stopped-reading-your-emails

Ketamine Stirs Up Hope–and Controversy–as a Depression Drug https://www.wired.com/story/ketamine-stirs-up-hope-controversy-as-a-depression-drug/

Tesla CEO Musk Says Company Is Flattening Management Structure in Reorganization https://www.wsj.com/articles/tesla-ceo-musk-says-company-is-flattening-management-structure-inreorganization-1526308678

Google Cloud acquires data startup Cask http://blog.cask.co/2018/05/cask-is-joining-google-cloud/

Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over ’Defective’ Keyboards https://www.macrumors.com/2018/05/14/macbook-pro-keyboard-class-action-lawsuit/

Show HN: Desole 1.0 – opensource error tracking, integrated with AWS https://desole.io

Boston Dynamics will start selling its dog-like SpotMini robot in 2019 https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/11/boston-dynamics-will-start-selling-its-dog-like-spotmini-robot-in-2019/

Proof-of-Work is the only solution to Byzantine Generals’ problem https://gist.github.com/oleganza/8cc921e48f396515c6d6

Disney, please sell the rights to Monkey Island back to its creator Ron Gilbert https://www.change.org/p/disney-please-sell-the-rights-to-monkey-island-back-to-its-creator-ron-gilbert

Show HN: A simple markdown sharing site https://markdownshare.com/

For a brief period, Windows 95 could run Windows 3.1 in a virtual machine https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20180514-00/?p=98745

Introducing scdoc, a man page generator http://sircmpwn.github.io/2018/05/13/scdoc.html

Elon Musk Explains Improvements to SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Block 5 Rocket https://www.space.com/40582-elon-musk-explains-spacex-falcon-9-block-5.html

Why falling demand hasn’t brought down college sticker prices http://hechingerreport.org/why-falling-demand-for-college-hasnt-brought-down-sticker-prices/

cURL – Support: DICT, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, LDAP, POP3, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMTP.. https://curl.haxx.se/docs/manpage.html

Grasp Sense: Researchers Teach Robots to Touch – University of Helsinki https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/health/grasp-sense-researchers-teach-robots-to-touch

Seattle passes smaller ‘head tax’ on big companies after impassioned debate https://www.geekwire.com/2018/seattle-passes-smaller-head-tax-big-companies-will-compromise-appease-amazon/

A look at open source image recognition technology https://opensource.com/article/18/5/state-of-image-recognition

Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract https://gizmodo.com/google-employees-resign-in-protest-against-pentagon-con-1825729300

Salt – Container Managed with Python, Scaled by Event-Driven Infrastructure https://docs.saltstack.com/en/getstarted/

Show HN: Golang Client and Library for NewsAPI.org https://github.com/robtec/newsapi

Show HN: Markdown-based task runner – ’saku’ https://dev.to/kt3k/markdown-based-task-runner---saku-239o

Elon Musk announces ‘a thorough reorganization’ at Tesla https://electrek.co/2018/05/14/tesla-restructuration-elon-musk-reorganization/

Show HN: Aysha – Blockchain and cryptocurrencies made simple https://aysha.io

MIT built a self-driving car that can navigate unmapped country roads https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2018/5/13/17340494/mit-self-driving-car-unmapped-country-rural-road

Show HN: TensorFlow Performance Profiler for Development and Production https://stackimpact.com/blog/tensorflow-profiling-in-development-and-production-environments/