HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-06-11
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Alternatives to Google Products https://restoreprivacy.com/google-alternatives/

Attacks against machine learning – an overview https://elie.net/blog/ai/attacks-against-machine-learning-an-overview

Open Source SVG Icons Library – Vivid.js https://webkul.github.io/vivid/

Building the Software 2.0 Stack by Andrej Karpathy [video] https://www.figure-eight.com/building-the-software-2-0-stack-by-andrej-karpathy-from-tesla/

Amazon2csv: Amazon products scraper to CSV (no API token required) https://github.com/tducret/amazon-scraper-python

Learning operating system development using Linux kernel and Raspberry Pi https://github.com/s-matyukevich/raspberry-pi-os

Anders Hejlsberg on Modern Compiler Construction (2016) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSdV1M7n4gQ

Why do CNNs generalize so poorly to small image transformations? https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.12177

The C256 Phoenix Project aka What Commodore 256 could have been like https://www.c256foenix.com/

Show HN: ChromeREPL, Interact with Chrome from Sublime Text https://github.com/acarabott/chromeREPL

Researchers suggest that R.E.M. sleep serves to warm the brain https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/07/science/seals-mammals-sleep-brain.html

2D or not 2D (in the C++ Standard) – that is the question https://hatcat.com/?p=48

How to Print Floating-Point Numbers Accurately (1990) [pdf] https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/gcl-devel/2012-10/pdfkieTlklRzN.pdf

Lifestyle plugins for BitBar – Put anything in your Mac OS X menu bar https://getbitbar.com/plugins/Lifestyle#.Wx1zs_ozpTE.hackernews

Why Uber Engineering Switched from Postgres to MySQL (2016) https://eng.uber.com/mysql-migration/

The Great Wallpaper Rebellion: Defending Flamboyance in a World of White Walls https://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-great-wallpaper-rebellion/

Calendar Versioning https://calver.org/

PCG: a family of better random number generators http://www.pcg-random.org/

The limitations of gradient descent as a principle of brain function https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.11851

An overview of gradient descent optimization algorithms http://ruder.io/optimizing-gradient-descent/index.html

Make School (YC W12) Is Hiring Web, Data Science, and iOS Instructors https://jobs.lever.co/makeschool?team=Faculty

Mexico’s Sistema Huaulta cave is bigger than previously thought https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/06/sistema-huautla-cave-mexico-culture/

Reverse engineering Animal Crossing’s developer mode https://jamchamb.github.io/2018/06/09/animal-crossing-developer-mode.html

Slaacd: userland IPv6 interface autoconfiguration in OpenBSD [pdf] https://www.openbsd.org/papers/florian_slaacd_bsdcan2018.pdf

Show HN: I am bootstrapping a video-based Duolingo competitor https://seedlang.com/

Popularity of technology on Stack Overflow and Hacker News: Causality Analysis https://github.com/dgwozdz/HN_SO_analysis

Physicists used atomic clocks to test the theory of general relativity https://www.wired.com/story/these-physicists-watched-a-clock-tick-for-14-years-straight/

GitHub and Open-Source Is a Boon for the Underprivileged https://www.amasad.me/github

Opus Magnum – Automated Puzzle Solver [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egrs04Ko864

Talkin’ Treble: How Android engineers are winning the war on fragmentation https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/06/talkin-treble-how-android-engineers-are-winning-the-war-on-fragmentation/

A career decision influenced by Nassim Taleb https://clipperhouse.com/what-i-learned-from-taleb/

To understand 2001 a Space Odyssey, you HAVE to interpret it through the Odyssey https://www.reddit.com/r/FanTheories/comments/2n466v/to_understand_2001_a_space_odyssey_you_have_to/

H-1B visa to green card: Wait time for Indian workers is up to 151 years: report https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/06/08/h-1b-visa-to-green-card-wait-time-for-indian-workers-is-up-to-151-years-report/

Lost Japanese Video Games Discovered in a Folder on a Private Forum https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/a3anja/labyrinthe-japanese-game-discovered-on-private-forum

Canada Uses Excel as Random Number Generator for Immigration Purposes https://gizmodo.com/canadas-random-immigration-lottery-uses-microsoft-excel-1826711895

Subscription Based Crowdfunding for SaaS https://saascriber.io/

Daniel Stenberg (creator of cURL) unable to enter the US again this year https://mobile.twitter.com/bagder/status/1005922406802841600

Show HN: 3D engine using WebGL 2, WebAssembly https://github.com/maierfelix/rokon

Show HN: https://send.rest "API to send notifications" https://send.rest/

Seamlessly fused digital-analogue reconfigurable computing using memristors [pdf] https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-04624-8.pdf

Politicians from Germany’s FDP sue over Network Enforcement Act http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/inland/zwei-fdp-politiker-klagen-gegen-netzdg-15632476.html

Show HN: HN Sakura – see quick rising/falling HN posts before they’re gone https://hnsakura.xyz/

HIV vaccine elicits antibodies in animals that neutralize dozens of HIV strains https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-06-hiv-vaccine-elicits-antibodies-animals.html

Show HN: I created my first dApp, an Ethereum version of Reddit’s r/TheButton https://wbaumann.github.io/TheEtherButton/

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes allegedly looking to start another company https://gizmodo.com/disgraced-theranos-ceo-elizabeth-holmes-is-allegedly-lo-1826710013