HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-07-03
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Deal to Return Dell to Public Trading, but Still in Its Founder’s Hands https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/02/business/dealbook/dell-deal-vmware.html

“Stylish” browser extension steals all your internet history https://robertheaton.com/2018/07/02/stylish-browser-extension-steals-your-internet-history/

Scale API is hiring engineers to build human perception as a service https://www.scaleapi.com/about#jobs

Tim Berners-Lee’s Solid is a platform designed to re-decentralize the web https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/07/the-man-who-created-the-world-wide-web-has-some-regrets

Surviving as an ‘Old’ in the Tech World https://www.wired.com/story/surviving-as-an-old-in-the-tech-world/

First Confirmed Image of Newborn Planet Caught with ESO’s VLT https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1821/

Facebook is buying UK’s Bloombury AI to ramp up natural language tech https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/02/thebloomsbury/

A bug in Samsung’s default texting app is sending random pics to other people https://gizmodo.com/a-bug-in-samsungs-default-texting-app-is-sending-random-1827291759

Pipelines – a guided tour of the new IO API in .NET https://blog.marcgravell.com/2018/07/pipe-dreams-part-1.html

Software developers scan emails of users who sign up for email-based services https://www.wsj.com/articles/techs-dirty-secret-the-app-developers-sifting-through-your-gmail-1530544442

Mksanitizer – Bug detector software integration with the NetBSD userland http://blog.netbsd.org/tnf/entry/mksanitizer_bug_detector_software_integration

With EFF’s help, language teacher responds to threat over ‘invalid’ patent https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/07/effs-help-language-teacher-responds-ridiculous-patent-threat

Lyft Follows Uber Into Bike-Sharing Lane, Buying Owner of CitiBike https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/02/business/dealbook/lyft-citibike-motivate-bike-share.html

Below the Surface – Finds from an archaeological project in the River Amstel https://belowthesurface.amsterdam/en/vondsten

Water compresses under a high gradient electric field https://phys.org/news/2018-07-compresses-high-gradient-electric-field.html

Serverless Performance: Cloudflare Workers, Lambda and Lambda@Edge https://blog.cloudflare.com/serverless-performance-comparison-workers-lambda/?hn

Is the Alzheimer’s “Amyloid Hypothesis” Wrong? (2017) https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/02/alzheimers-amyloid-hypothesis/517185/

Perhaps it is simpler to say that Intel was disrupted https://medium.learningbyshipping.com/intel-disruption-594f806cfc21

The advantages of an email-driven Git workflow https://drewdevault.com/2018/07/02/Email-driven-git.html

Dear-GitHub: Host Github by itself as an open source project https://github.com/dear-github/dear-github/issues/304

Pointers Are More Abstract Than You Might Expect in C https://stefansf.de/post/pointers-are-more-abstract-than-you-might-expect/

Completely anonymous one-time email addresses https://anonbox.net/

Facebook relaxed rules to give companies special access to user data http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-gave-these-61-companies-special-access-to-user-data-2018-7

How robots are grasping the art of gripping https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05093-1

Rethinking Static Reference Tables in GHC https://simonmar.github.io/posts/2018-06-22-New-SRTs.html

China’s Planning to Partially Lift Web Censorship in Hainan https://china-underground.com/2018/07/02/chinas-hainan-censorship/

Don’t Hate Her, She’s Just the (Subway) Messenger https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/01/nyregion/subway-mta-social-media-alerts.html

Anthony Levandowski is back with a new self-driving startup, called Kache.ai https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/02/anthony-levandowski-is-back-with-a-new-self-driving-startup-called-kache-ai/

SF’s appalling street life repels residents – now it’s driven away a convention https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/SF-s-appalling-street-life-repels-residents-13038748.php

Haskell’s State monad is not a monad (2014) http://www.cse.chalmers.se/~nicsma/no-state-monad.html

Coinbase Custody Is Officially Open for Business https://blog.coinbase.com/182c297d65d9

The cold blue light of modern touchscreens poses health problems https://www.fastcodesign.com/90177573/how-blue-became-techs-favorite-color-and-why-it-shouldnt-be

With more students boasting flashy GPAs, academic honors lose their luster https://www.wsj.com/articles/you-graduated-cum-laude-so-did-everyone-else-1530523801

Show HN: Curveball – A web framework in Typescript with support for HTTP/2 push https://github.com/curveballjs/core

The Euler Archive http://eulerarchive.maa.org/

OBike Refund in Singapore, Australia, and Malaysia https://obikerefund.livejournal.com/341.html

FBI would rather prosecutors drop cases than disclose stingray details (2015) https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/04/fbi-would-rather-prosecutors-drop-cases-than-disclose-stingray-details/

Asymmetric Information and Entrepreneurship (2017) https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2596846

Tech Elites Recreate Burning Man Inside Their Living Rooms https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/29/style/what-is-a-soul-salon.html

China brings Star Wars to life with ‘laser AK-47’ that can set fire to targets http://m.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2153310/china-brings-star-wars-life-laser-ak-47-could-set-fire

Show HN: Gio.js – 3D Globe Data Visualization Library Built with Three.js https://github.com/syt123450/giojs

Twitter’s comeback: a good story that’s probably wrong https://slate.com/business/2018/06/twitters-comeback-a-good-story-thats-probably-wrong.html

Show HN: React GitHub Corner https://github.com/zzarcon/react-gh-corner

Microsoft: The Early Days (2000) http://www.memecentral.com/mylife.htm

Exploring the Amiga – A series of posts on the computer that wouldn’t die http://blog.thedigitalcatonline.com/categories/amiga/

Yegge-dex: listing of all Steve Yegge articles http://ratfactor.com/yeggedex.html

First Westinghouse AP1000 Plant Begins Synchronization to Electrical Grid https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180630005033/en/Westinghouse-AP1000-Plant-Sanmen-1-Begins-Synchronization

Gladys Project – Creating an open-source home assistant https://www.patreon.com/gladysproject/overview

Digg’s v4 launch: an optimism born of necessity https://lethain.com/digg-v4/

Show HN: Bi-weekly newsletter summarizing major stories about AI https://www.skynettoday.com/digests/the-third

Intel Custom Foundry’s 10nm meltdown is crushing a $20+B market cap tech giant https://semiaccurate.com/2018/07/02/intel-custom-foundrys-10nm-meltdown-is-crushing-a-20b-market-cap-tech-giant/

The “Boring Software” manifesto https://tqdev.com/2018-the-boring-software-manifesto

The Pentagon Is Building a Dream Team of Tech-Savvy Soldiers https://www.wired.com/story/pentagon-dream-team-tech-savvy-soldiers

Show HN: Add Custom HTML and CSS to PDF’s https://github.com/Kaisle/add-html-to-pdf