HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-05-23
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The end of an era: Saying goodbye to search.cpan.org https://log.perl.org/2018/05/goodbye-search-dot-cpan-dot-org.html

Senator requests better https compliance at US Department of Defense [pdf] https://www.wyden.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/wyden-web-encryption-letter-to-dod-cio.pdf

Generative Adversarial Examples [pdf] https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.07894

Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory: Quality and Quantity of Retention https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4720782/

Tesorio (YC S15) Is Hiring Lead Data Scientist https://www.tesorio.com/careers/

SHCL – An unholy union of Posix shell and Common Lisp https://github.com/bradleyjensen/shcl

A 20-year Follow-Up to an Early Childhood Stimulation Program in Jamaica https://www.povertyactionlab.org/evaluation/20-year-follow-early-childhood-stimulation-program-jamaica

Proposal to fix NYC’s subway and broader transit system expected to cost $19B https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/22/nyregion/nyc-subway-byford-proposal.html

Learning to Optimize Tensor Programs https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.08166

Michael Jackson challenged our understanding of spine biomechanics https://edition.cnn.com/2018/05/22/health/michael-jackson-dance-moves/index.html

Microsoft demonstrates its own chat bot that can call users [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47Hc5argMz0

Show HN: HyperApp – 1k JavaScript framework for building web applications https://github.com/jorgebucaran/hyperapp/

How Many Objects Can Be Juggled (1997) http://fermatslibrary.com/s/how-many-objects-can-be-juggled

Dealership Makes Woman Sitting Right in Front of Them Confirm She’s Not a Robot https://jalopnik.com/dealership-makes-woman-sitting-right-in-front-of-them-c-1826232532

Ambassador – Kubernetes-native microservices API gateway https://www.getambassador.io

Why it’s hard to answer “when to raise a series A” https://blog.ycombinator.com/when-to-raise-a-series-a/

Amazon Pushes Facial Recognition to Police, Critics See Surveillance Risk https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/22/technology/amazon-facial-recognition.html

Recursive Common Table Expressions in Postgres https://www.citusdata.com/blog/2018/05/15/fun-with-sql-recursive-ctes/

Show HN: Grayscale the Web – A Chrome extension to help avoid mindless browsing https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/grayscale-the-web-save-si/mblmpdpfppogibmoobibfannckeeleag

General Thinking Tools: Mental Models to Solve Difficult Problems https://www.fs.blog/general-thinking-tools/

Landmark lawsuit claims Monsanto hid cancer danger of weedkiller for decades https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/may/22/monsanto-trial-cancer-weedkiller-roundup-dewayne-johnson

The World’s Best Violins Sing Like Humans https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/violin-human-voice-study

Apple Watch has found a surprisingly useful home with service industry workers https://qz.com/1282210/the-apple-watch-has-found-a-surprisingly-useful-home-in-the-service-industry/

Oracle’s Aggressive Sales Tactics Are Backfiring with Customers https://www.theinformation.com/articles/oracles-aggressive-sales-tactics-are-backfiring-with-customers

Engineering and Software Engineering (2010) [pdf] http://mcs.open.ac.uk/mj665/FoSEZurich2010.pdf

Design advice for non-designers (with examples) https://twitter.com/i/moments/994601867987619840

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Elm http://azer.bike/journal/elm/?

Facebook now requires your Social Security number to buy political ads http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/22/technology/facebook-ads-social-security-number/index.html

40% of Americans can’t cover a $400 emergency expense http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/22/pf/emergency-expenses-household-finances/index.html

YubiKey comes to the iPhone with Mobile SDK for iOS and LastPass support https://www.yubico.com/2018/05/yubikey-comes-to-iphone-with-mobile-sdk-for-ios-and-lastpass-support/

Silicon Valley tech bubble is larger than it was in 2000, and the end is coming https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/22/tech-bubble-is-larger-than-in-2000-and-the-end-is-coming.html

Maintaining Notepad is not a full-time job, but it’s not an empty job either https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20180521-00/?p=98795

US policeman performs roadside C-section on wounded deer https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/world-us-canada-44202791

Siempo’s new app will break your smartphone addiction https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/19/siempos-new-app-will-break-your-smartphone-addiction/

Legal battle over mystery 90-year-old bank account’s £400m for the national debt https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/05/21/government-launch-legal-battle-access-400m-anonymous-donation/

Xmpp.is needs donations to pay for their servers https://xmpp.is/

Median Home Prices Compared to Median Income Since the 1960s http://thesoundingline.com/median-home-prices-work-vs-gold/

Facebook CEO speaks to select members of European Parliament https://www.politico.eu/article/mark-zuckerberg-european-parliament-hearing-live-blog/

South Africa can get 100% of its energy from renewable sources https://www.iafrikan.com/2018/05/22/south-africa-100-of-our-energy-from-renewable-sources/

This economist thinks education is mostly pointless. We strength-test his case https://80000hours.org/podcast/episodes/bryan-caplan-case-for-and-against-education/

Show HN: Day.js 1.6 locale and plugins 2kb moment.js alternative with same API https://github.com/iamkun/dayjs

Bitcoin Pizza Day 2018: Eight years ago, someone bought two pizzas with Bitcoins https://qz.com/1285209/bitcoin-pizza-day-2018-eight-years-ago-someone-bought-two-pizzas-with-bitcoins-now-worth-82-million/

Amazon is selling police departments a real-time facial recognition system https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/22/17379968/amazon-rekognition-facial-recognition-surveillance-aclu

How to Survive in Gamedev for Eleven Years Without a Hit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmwbYl6f11c

GIMP 2.10.2 Released with HEIF Image Format Support https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=GIMP-2.10.2-Released

Writing Linux File System for Fun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLR17lUjTpc

Nintendo Bans Online Services for Prominent Hacker’s Switch Console http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2018/05/nintendo_bans_online_services_for_prominent_hackers_switch_console

The Apple Watch surprisingly useful with everyone that works on their feet https://qz.com/1282210/the-apple-watch-has-found-a-surprisingly-useful-home-in-the-service-industry/

Florida city warns of ’extreme zombie activity’ during power outage https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/may/22/florida-city-zombies-power-outage

Tesla needs to sell more expensive Model 3s so the company doesn’t ‘die’ https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/21/17376136/tesla-performance-model-3-specs-price-base-model

Compile Time Prevention of SQL-Injections in Rust https://polyfloyd.net/post/compile-time-prevention-of-sql-injections/

Show HN: Stop using sticky notes to remember stuff https://www.thoughttrain.cc/

Don’t use 1Password (2017) https://blog.goodstuff.im/dont_use_1password

Show HN: Pytorch Model Summary https://github.com/sksq96/pytorch-summary

Mark Zuckerberg faces European parliament – watch live https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3L5xTvj_HCc

Spectre chip security vulnerability strikes again; patches incoming https://www.zdnet.com/article/spectre-chip-security-vulnerability-strikes-again-patches-incoming/

Zuckerberg apologises to European Parliament for ’harm’ http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44210800

Amazon Teams Up with Law Enforcement to Deploy New Facial Recognition Technology https://www.aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/surveillance-technologies/amazon-teams-law-enforcement-deploy-dangerous-new

Amazon Is Selling Cheap, Real-Time Facial Recognition Technology to Cops https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/3k4dq5/amazon-rekognition-facial-recognition-cops-body-cameras