HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-06-16
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Microsoft’s purchase of GitHub leaves some scientists uneasy https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05426-0

Why you should learn just a little Awk (2010) https://gregable.com/2010/09/why-you-should-know-just-little-awk.html

U.S. Files Criminal Charges Against Theranos’s Elizabeth Holmes, Ramesh Balwani https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-files-criminal-charges-against-theranoss-elizabeth-holmes-ramesh-balwani-1529096005

OWASP Mobile Security Testing Guide – Release 1.0 https://github.com/OWASP/owasp-mstg

Precious (YC W18) Is Hiring a Senior iOS Engineer (1st Employee) https://angel.co/preciousapp/jobs/357127-senior-ios-engineer-1st-employee

Blooming Password – A banned password check using a bloom filter https://www.bloomingpassword.fun/

Ugandan wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-44481723

What do Unix command names stand for? http://www.unixguide.net/unix/faq/1.3.shtml

Codemasters History: The NES’ Best Unlicensed Developer https://tedium.co/2018/06/15/codemasters-history-nes-nintendo/

NLP-generated summaries could replace traditional headlines https://www.quod.us/article/recurrent-neural-networks-could-combat-misleading-headlines

Methods of Comparison, Compared: A Visual Guide to Comparing Change https://beta.observablehq.com/@mbostock/methods-of-comparison-compared

Pregnancy Discrimination Is Rampant Inside America’s Biggest Companies https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/06/15/business/pregnancy-discrimination.html

Strapdown.js – Instant and elegant Markdown documents http://strapdownjs.com/

JavaScript Engine Fundamentals: Shapes and Inline Caches https://mathiasbynens.be/notes/shapes-ics

Judge says ‘literal but nonsensical’ Google translation isn’t consent for search https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/15/judge-says-literal-but-nonsensical-google-translation-isnt-consent-for-police-search/

RetroBSD: Unix for microcontrollers http://retrobsd.org/

Announcing the Build Server Protocol v1.0.0 https://www.scala-lang.org/blog/2018/06/15/bsp.html

Harvard and Smithsonian teamed up crowdsource a century of astronomy (2014) http://www.simonowens.net/why-harvard-and-the-smithsonian-teamed-up-to-crowdsource-a-century-of-astronomical-history

Ultibo – Environment for embedded development on Raspberry Pi https://ultibo.org/wiki/Main_Page

Bandai: A Japanese toymaker’s role in the history of board games (2017) http://metopal.com/2017/07/21/bandais-joy-family/

New form of matter may lie just beyond the periodic table https://phys.org/news/2018-06-periodic-table.html

SpinLaunch raises $40M to build a machine to catapult objects into space https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-14/this-startup-got-40-million-to-build-a-space-catapult

White House announces 25 percent tariff on Chinese tech goods https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/15/17467864/china-tariff-trade-war-trump-white-house

The dark story behind Stalin’s popular photo with a Soviet girl https://www.rbth.com/history/328538-stalin-and-gelya-markizova

Macintosh Startup Sound History [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7LW_NvSuIk

Goodhart’s Law: When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodhart%27s_law

No one is opening those emails about privacy updates https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/15/gdpr-emails-going-unopened.html

Google Fuchsia release date, news and rumors https://www.techradar.com/news/google-fuchsia

On Intelligence in Cells: The Case for Whole Cell Biology (2009) [pdf] http://www.brianjford.com/a-ISR_Ford.pdf

Thanks to TruffleRuby, Ruby is about to become an order of magnitude faster https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRKjWrNJ8DI

Cyberpunk 2077 world premiere: 50 minutes of William Gibson-level insanity https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/06/cyberpunk-2077-world-premiere-50-minutes-of-william-gibson-level-insanity/

Cost-effective method of extracting uranium from seawater https://newatlas.com/nuclear-uranium-seawater-fibers/55033/

The court’s decision to let AT&T and Time Warner merge is bad https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/15/17468612/att-time-warner-acquisition-court-decision

MIPS Acquired by AI Hardware Vendor Wave Computing http://www.anandtech.com/show/12989/mips-acquired-by-wave-computing

Apple Maps has been down for hours, users unable to search for places/directions https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/15/apple-maps-down/

Fuchsia Friday: ‘Machina’ brings support for running Linux on top of Fuchsia https://9to5google.com/2018/06/15/fuchsia-friday-machina-brings-support-for-running-linux-on-top-of-fuchsia/

You’re twice as likely to found a successful startup when you’re 40 than 25 https://work.qz.com/1306909/youre-twice-as-likely-to-found-a-successful-startup-when-youre-40-than-when-youre-25/

The Enduring Enigma of Costco’s $1.50 Hot Dog and Soda Combo http://mentalfloss.com/article/547020/costco-150-hot-dog-soda-combo-enigma

Show HN: Mailist – personalized newsletter. From your bookmarks http://mailist.app

Amazon, Microsoft, Uber paying big money to kill a California privacy initiative https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/15/17468292/amazon-microsoft-uber-california-consumer-privacy-act

Anti-Piracy lawyers sentenced to prison for defrauding copyright holder clients https://torrentfreak.com/anti-piracy-lawyers-sentenced-to-years-in-prison-for-defrauding-copyright-holders-180612/

Federal government giving back money seized from man at Cleveland airport https://www.cleveland.com/court-justice/index.ssf/2018/06/federal_government_giving_back.html

Nation’s top three most expensive places for renters: all in Bay Area https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/06/14/nations-top-three-most-expensive-places-for-renters-all-in-bay-area/

Vue Passes React’s Star Count on GitHub https://twitter.com/dan_abramov/status/1007439168400654336

SPARCStation Voyager (1994) [pdf] https://janit.iki.fi/docs/SPARCstationVoyagerJTF.pdf

Apple’s ‘Behind the Mac’ ads have a double meaning https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/15/17467232/behind-the-mac-behind-the-competition

Guy Who Robbed Someone at Gunpoint for a Domain Name Is Getting 20 Years in Jail https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pavwj8/armed-robbery-domain-website-gunpoint-doitforstate

Harvard Rated Asian-American Applicants Lower on Personality Traits: Lawsuit https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/15/us/harvard-asian-enrollment-applicants.html

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and Balwani charged by feds with wire fraud https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/15/theranos-chief-elizabeth-holmes-arrested-on-federal-criminal-charges-.html

The Stanford Prison Experiment was massively influential. It was a fraud https://www.vox.com/platform/amp/2018/6/13/17449118/stanford-prison-experiment-fraud-psychology-replication

Microsoft Office rewrite to React.js nears completion https://react-etc.net/entry/microsoft-office-rewrite-to-react-js-nears-completion

Harvard Rated Asian Applicants Lower on Personality Traits, Lawsuit Says https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/06/15/us/harvard-asian-enrollment-applicants.html