HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-05-18
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LocationSmart Leaked Location Data for All Major U.S. Carriers in Real Time https://www.robertxiao.ca/hacking/locationsmart/

Another flaw in Signal desktop app leaks chats in plaintext https://thehackernews.com/2018/05/signal-desktop-hacking.html

Amazon’s Mechanical Turk Has Reinvented Research https://daily.jstor.org/amazons-mechanical-turk-has-reinvented-research/

EC2 Instance Update – C5 Instances with Local NVMe Storage https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/ec2-instance-update-c5-instances-with-local-nvme-storage-c5d/

Facebook Use Has Been Dropping Since the 2016 Election, According to SimilarWeb http://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2018/05/facebook-use-dropped-sharply-after-the-us-election.html

Tiny Trains: Neat Narrow-Gauge Rail Connects German Island to Mainland https://weburbanist.com/2018/05/08/tiny-trains-neat-narrow-gauge-rail-connects-german-island-to-mainland/

Binary SMS – The old backdoor to your new thing https://www.contextis.com/blog/binary-sms-the-old-backdoor-to-your-new-thing

Intel Shows Xeon Scalable Gold 6138P with Integrated FPGA, Shipping to Vendors https://www.anandtech.com/show/12773/intel-shows-xeon-scalable-gold-6138p-with-integrated-fpga-shipping-to-vendors

PlanGrid (YC W12) Is Hiring Front End and Data Engineers to Modernize Construction https://jobs.lever.co/plangrid?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=HackerNews

Show HN: Cannoli – A compiler for a subset of Python written in Rust https://github.com/joncatanio/cannoli

Raising a seed round instead of a Series A https://www.atrium.co/blog/seed-stage-funding-startups/

Gardener: Manage Kubernetes clusters across multiple cloud providers https://gardener.cloud/

New drug offers hope to those with severe migraines https://nytimes.com/2018/05/17/health/migraines-prevention-drug-aimovig.html

In Virtual Reality, How Much Body Do You Need? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/science/virtual-reality-body.html

Astronaut Scott Kelly: How Tom Wolfe Changed My Life https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/opinion/scott-kelly-tom-wolfe-.html

Special-Use Domain ’home.arpa.’ https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8375

A Study of Linux File System Evolution (2013) [pdf] https://www.usenix.org/system/files/login/articles/03_lu_010-017_final.pdf

Reinforcement learning with musculoskeletal models http://osim-rl.stanford.edu/

Tesla, Inc. Repositories https://github.com/teslamotors

The SEC created its own scammy ICO to teach investors a lesson https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2018/5/16/17361750/sec-cryptocurrency-ico-investors

MacOS command line version of the WireGuard VPN is now available for testing http://latacora.singles/2018/05/16/there-will-be.html

The world is full of bulls**t jobs and you might have one https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12053320

Unfortunately.tech – a collection of rejection letters https://unfortunately.tech/

Show HN: HackerForums.co, a forum for the crowd that hangs out on HN https://hackerforums.co

How an Idea Grew from My Kitchen to Winning the Top Award for Coffee Brewers https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-idea-grew-from-my-kitchen-winning-sca-best-new-product-salomon/

CSS-Only Components for Pure CSS https://github.com/joe-crick/pure-css-components

Show HN: Feram finds and fixes bugs in your commits https://feram.io

Why a $120M Fine Can’t Stop the ’Insane’ Surge of Phone Spam https://www.fastcompany.com/40572440/why-a-120-million-fine-cant-stop-the-insane-growth-of-phone-spam

Snowflake to Avalanche: A Novel Metastable Consensus Protocol Family for Crypto https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmUy4jh5mGNZvLkjies1RWM4YuvJh5o2FYopNPVYwrRVGV

1976 letter from Silicon Valley exec calls Steve Jobs ’flaky’ and a ’joker’ https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/17/1976-letter-from-silicon-valley-exec-calls-steve-jobs-flaky-joker.html

IPv6 excuse bingo https://ipv6bingo.com/

Pie Menus: A 30 Year Retrospective: Take a Look and Feel Free https://medium.com/@donhopkins/pie-menus-936fed383ff1

In which the CPU changes my data under my nose http://troubles.md/posts/i-triple-equals/

Show HN: Listen to Google Assistant Reading News Posted in Hacker News https://javilopezg.com/chatbots-ii-how-to-make-your-phone-read-to-you-hacker-news-also-contents/

What Happened to Internet.org, Facebook’s Grand Plan to Wire the World? https://www.wired.com/story/what-happened-to-facebooks-grand-plan-to-wire-the-world/

California AG Files Extortion Charges Against MugShots.com http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article211255899.html

JC Penney Outlook is negative and could follow Sears into bankruptcy http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/17/investing/jcpenney-earnings/index.html

100 Days That Changed Hollywood: The Writers Strike, 10 Years Later https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/100-days-changed-hollywood-writers-strike-10-years-1111860

Schneier: Details on a New PGP Vulnerability https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/05/details_on_a_ne.html

Show HN: Essential tool for OSS maintainers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngm4KjQLanQ

Show HN: Quoter – Save and manage your highlights https://getquoter.app/

Show HN: ProductHunt Previewer – Open source product previewer https://github.com/tcodina/producthunt-preview

Not Paying Attention in Class? China’s “Smart Eye” Will Snitch on You https://futurism.com/smart-eye-china-facial-recognition/

Reports from Nest Secure customers who are unable to arm/disarm or lock/unlock https://twitter.com/nestsupport/status/996955985343270913

An Alphabet X concept from 2016 is an unsettling vision of social engineering https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/17/17344250/google-x-selfish-ledger-video-data-privacy

Dutch police seize servers of MaxiDed, a provider known for hosting malware ops https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/police-seize-servers-of-bulletproof-provider-known-for-hosting-malware-ops/

OPAQUE: An Asymmetric PAKE Protocol Secure Against Pre-Computation Attacks https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/163

Show HN: LaunchNotice is the best way to broadcast a startup/side project launch http://signup.launchnotice.com

Show HN: P5.js project jam https://hackclub.com/challenge

Lyme disease vaccine: the frustrating reason there isn’t one for humans https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/5/7/17314716/lyme-disease-vaccine-history-effectiveness

Chinese mass-indoctrination camps evoke Cultural Revolution https://apnews.com/6e151296fb194f85ba69a8babd972e4b

Show HN: A Twitter bot that tweets at exponentially increasing intervals https://twitter.com/exp_tweeter

Manufacturer ’make worthless’ users devices after some stolen from a warehouse https://phasenoise.livejournal.com/5612.html

Banned Ozone-Harming Gas Creeps Back, Suggesting a Mystery Source https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/climate/ozone-layer-cfc.html

Birds of North America Online https://birdsna.org/Species-Account/bna/home

Show HN: YaCy – The Peer to Peer Search Engine https://yacy.net/en/index.html