HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-06-20
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OpenBSD disables Intel’s hyperthreading due to security concerns https://www.mail-archive.com/source-changes@openbsd.org/msg99141.html

Canada legalises recreational cannabis use https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-44543286

Verizon, AT&T and Sprint to Limit Sales of Cellphone Location Data https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/19/technology/verizon-att-cellphone-tracking.html

Blender is testing PeerTube after YouTube blocks their videos worldwide https://www.blender.org/media-exposure/youtube-blocks-blender-videos-worldwide/

GitHub and Medium take down database of ICE employee LinkedIn accounts https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/19/17480912/github-ice-linkedin-scraping-employees

AT&T, Time Warner, and the Need for Neutrality https://stratechery.com/2018/the-need-for-neutrality/

Rust Traits Deep Dive, Part II–operators, Generic Constraints, Monomorphization… https://newrustacean.com/show_notes/e024/index.html

Improving Deep Learning Performance with AutoAugment https://ai.googleblog.com/2018/06/improving-deep-learning-performance.html

Philip K. Dick: A Visionary Among the Charlatans (1975) https://www.depauw.edu/sfs/backissues/5/lem5art.htm

A-Terrain - a cartography component for A-Frame https://blog.mozvr.com/introducing-a-terrain/

Microsoft Employees Pressure Leadership to Cancel ICE Contract https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-employees-pressure-leadership-to-cancel-ice-c-1826965297

Microsoft ports Windows 10, Linux to homegrown “E2” CPU design https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/18/microsoft_e2_edge_windows_10/

DensePose – Dense Human Pose Estimation in the Wild https://github.com/facebookresearch/DensePose

MacOS Caches Data from Encrypted Hard Drives https://objective-see.com/blog/blog_0x30.html

Bootstrapping an Online Fabric Shop and Growing to $20k per month https://www.starterstory.com/stories/fridays-off-fabric-shop

Slack Bot Business Tutorial: From zero to $25k per month https://standuply.com/blog/slack-bot-business-tutorial/

Facebook ordered to explain deleted profile https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44537048

The Political Path to GPS: How war and peace forged the universal map https://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/the-political-path-to-gps

Bay Area subway and rail costs: Why are they among the highest in the world? https://sf.curbed.com/2018/6/18/17464616/bay-area-subway-train-rail-costs-price-bart-muni

A Short History of Paper Boats (2011) http://www.cupery.net/SH.html

Steering the growth of natural plants with distributed robots https://cacm.acm.org/news/228855-are-your-plants-misbehaving-call-a-robotanist/fulltext

Show HN: Posthook – Job Scheduling as a Service https://posthook.io

Hand-drawn graphics library Rough.js has new fill styles https://github.com/pshihn/rough/releases/tag/v2.2.1

BitTorrent is selling for $140M to Justin Sun and Tron https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/18/bittorrent-tron/

The CEO of Stripe reveals what it’s really like running a $9.2B startup http://www.businessinsider.com/stripe-ceo-patrick-collison-on-running-a-startup-2018-6

Show HN: Open Logos – Free logos for open source projects http://openlogos.org/

Return of the Notman: Robinson Jeffers’s philosophy of “inhumanism” https://www.city-journal.org/html/return-notman-15975.html

Y Combinator’s Favorite Credit Card Just Raised $50M from PayPal Founders http://fortune.com/2018/06/19/paypal-peter-thiel-y-combinator-brex/

Cloud TPU now offers preemptible pricing, global availability (ResNet-50: $7.50) https://cloudplatform.googleblog.com/2018/06/Cloud-TPU-now-offers-preemptible-pricing-and-global-availability.html

New US Tariffs are Anti-Maker and Will Encourage Offshoring https://www.bunniestudios.com/blog/?p=5349

Voronoi Airports: all 54,000+ of them rendered in WebGL https://voronoi.surge.sh

Show HN: Ipynb-tex – Include Jupyter notebook cells in TeX documents https://github.com/poulter7/ipynb-tex

The Pain Refugees: The forgotten victims of America’s opioid crisis https://harpers.org/archive/2018/04/the-pain-refugees/

Judges sentence youth offenders to chess, with promising results http://theconversation.com/judges-sentence-youth-offenders-to-chess-with-promising-results-96172

Microsoft Azure (North Europe) has been down for 4 hours https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/status/

Building Better Compression Together with DivANS – Dropbox Tech Blog https://blogs.dropbox.com/tech/2018/06/building-better-compression-together-with-divans/

The EU’s bizarre war on memes is totally unwinnable http://www.wired.co.uk/article/eu-meme-war-article-13-regulation

USPTO issues 10 millionth patent [pdf] https://10millionpatents.uspto.gov/docs/patent10million.pdf

GitHub Stars !== Usage: React Is Still Blowing Vue and Angular Away https://zendev.com/2018/06/19/react-usage-beating-vue-angular.html

FreeBSD has lower latency, and Linux has faster application speeds https://www.quora.com/Is-FreeBSD-faster-than-Linux/answer/Ben-Lunsford?share=1

Medium and GitHub Took Down a Post Containing LinkedIn Profiles of ICE Employees https://www.buzzfeed.com/carolineodonovan/heres-why-medium-and-github-just-took-down-a-post

Google Play security metadata and offline app distribution https://android-developers.googleblog.com/2018/06/google-play-security-metadata-and.html

What’s the origin of Picard’s signature phrase, “make it so”? https://scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/9695/whats-the-origin-of-picards-signature-phrase-make-it-so

The sequel to Writing an Interpreter in Go is coming this summer https://compilerbook.com

Unity and Google partner to help devs create connected games https://unity3d.com/connectedgames

US leaving UN Human Rights Council – ’a cesspool of political bias’ https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/19/politics/haley-pompeo-human-rights-bias/index.html

Use of unsafe Rust in actix-web https://github.com/actix/actix-web/issues/289

Wealth of millionaires surges 10.6% to top $70 trillion for the first time https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/nation-now/2018/06/19/wealthy-millionaires-global-stocks/711875002/

Tesla constructs a temporary “tent” assembly line next to their factory https://arstechnica.com/cars/2018/06/elon-musk-lauds-new-temporary-assembly-tent-as-factory-2-0-awaits/

A new plant-based additive sprayed onto avocados will help prevent them ripen https://www.buzzfeed.com/venessawong/long-lasting-avocados-apeel-costco

Space Invaders was launched forty years ago today https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Invaders

Google Podcasts launches for Android with personalized recommendations https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/19/17475878/google-podcast-app-android-download-launch-date

Want free VS Code? Build it from source https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode/issues/17996

In China Trade War, Apple Worries It Will Be Collateral Damage https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/18/technology/apple-tim-cook-china.html

Popular Mac Developer Slams Apple for ’Sad State of Macintosh Hardware’ https://www.macrumors.com/2018/06/15/developer-slams-lack-of-mac-updates/

The Koch brothers are campaigning against tax rises for public transit projects https://nytimes.com/2018/06/19/climate/koch-brothers-public-transit.html