HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-07-28
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The Ordinary License Plate’s Days May Be Numbered https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/26/business/digital-license-plates.html

Keep a Changelog https://keepachangelog.com

Kathleen Howell is developing potential orbits around a Lagrange point https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-07-25/one-woman-s-math-could-help-nasa-put-people-on-mars

Email encryption is here – use STARTTLS everywhere https://www.dwheeler.com/blog/2018/07/24/#email-encryption

Does Kit Kat’s Shape Deserve a Trademark? E.U. Adds a Hurdle https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/25/world/europe/kit-kat-nestle-trademark.html

Behemoth, bully, thief: how the English language is taking over the planet https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/jul/27/english-language-global-dominance

What OpenStreetMap can be http://blog.systemed.net/post/15

Color or Fruit? The Unlikely Etymology of “Orange” https://lithub.com/color-or-fruit-on-the-unlikely-etymology-of-orange/

The hidden costs in a “no-cost” tablet contract https://www.prisonpolicy.org/blog/2018/07/24/no-cost-contract/

Mellite: an environment for creating experimental computer-based music https://sciss.github.io/Mellite/

’The discourse is unhinged’: how the media gets AI alarmingly wrong https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jul/25/ai-artificial-intelligence-social-media-bots-wrong

Githooks: auto-install client-side hooks inside the repos https://blog.viktoradam.net/2018/07/26/githooks-auto-install-hooks/

The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the radioisotope power system works http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2018/0514-book-excerpt-curiosity-mmrtg.html

Herb: Multi-DC Replication Engine for Uber’s Schemaless Datastore https://eng.uber.com/herb-datacenter-replication/

Learn how to write an emulator http://www.emulator101.com/

Whether an ant becomes a worker or queen may depend on insulin metabolism https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/26/science/ants-genes-queen.html

Hone your tone of voice: A linguistic perspective on how to talk to customers https://unbabel.com/blog/tone-of-voice-linguistic-perspective/

This is a webpage (2013) https://justinjackson.ca/words.html

MoviePass couldn’t afford to pay for movie tickets on Thursday https://money.cnn.com/2018/07/27/media/moviepass-service-outage/index.html

A different kind of string theory: Antoni Gaudi (2007) https://memetician.livejournal.com/201202.html

Twitter shares drop after reporting declining monthly active users https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/27/twitter-earnings-q2-2018.html

Ten years left to redesign lithium-ion batteries? https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05752-3

Membrane Framework – An Elixir framework for multimedia streaming applications https://www.membraneframework.org

Lab Spend – Pricing Search Engine for Research Chemicals and Supplies http://www.labspend.com

Django EAV 2 – Entity-Attribute-Value Storage for Django https://github.com/makimo/django-eav2

The last thing libraries need is Silicon Valley “disruption.” https://www.vox.com/first-person/2018/7/26/17616516/amazon-silicon-valley-libraries-forbes

Termgraph: Python CLI Tool to Draw Graphs https://github.com/mkaz/termgraph

Firefox Nightly added support for time-travel debugging https://gist.github.com/jasonLaster/1e220992c294a571dd9b59abd084ccf2

Show HN: Kontext – Learn new words by watching movies in a foreign language https://kontext.xyz/

Gala Dalí’s Life Wasn’t Quite Surreal, but It Was Pretty Strange https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/25/arts/design/gala-salvador-dali-exhibition.html

After Last Year’s Hurricanes Caribbean Lizards Are Better at Holding on for Life https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/07/hurricanes-irma-maria-lizard-grip/566006/?single_page=true

New York Could Become First Major U.S. City to Cap Uber and Similar Vehicles https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/26/nyregion/new-york-city-council-uber-limit.html

Vulvodynia: the excruciating health condition that only affects women http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180725-the-health-condition-vulvodynia-is-painful-and-misunderstood

After 25 years, military told to move from “expendable” to “reusable” rockets https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/07/congress-requires-military-to-consider-reusable-rockets-for-launch-contracts/

Bitfi’s hardware wallet is terrible https://rya.nc/bitfi-wallet.html

Happy Sysadmins Day 23 things only 90s Sysadmins will remember https://discoposse.com/2018/03/20/23-things-only-90s-sysadmins-will-remember/

Tildes is open-source https://blog.tildes.net/open-source

When Slack Won the Team Chat Market https://zapier.com/blog/slack-versus-hipchat/

Bugs in Samsung IoT Hub Leave Smart Home Open to Attack https://threatpost.com/bugs-in-samsung-iot-hub-leave-smart-home-open-to-attack/134454/

Screaming Channels: Radio Side-Channels in Mixed-Signal Chips https://github.com/eurecom-s3/screaming_channels

New analysis shows where fish transfers that can obscure illegal catches happen https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/science-closes-in-on-big-scale-fish-poachers-in-the-wild-wet/

Serverless Streaming Architectures and Best Practices [pdf] https://d1.awsstatic.com/serverless/Whitepaper/Stream%20Processing%20Whitepaper.pdf

Steve Sasson describes building the first digital camera (2010) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yDLEBsThvk

The Thirty Million Line Problem https://caseymuratori.com/blog_0031

Congress demands Jeff Bezos explain Amazon’s face recognition software https://www.fastcompany.com/90209707/congress-demands-jeff-bezos-explain-amazons-face-recognition-software

Egypt Sentences Tourist to 8 Years Jail for Complaining about Vacation Online https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/07/lebanese-tourist-sentenced-eight-years-egyptian-prison-viral-video

Energy Production and Changing Energy Sources https://ourworldindata.org/energy-production-and-changing-energy-sources

Show HN: Rogue.js – the “nearly invisible” SSR framework for React applications https://github.com/alidcastano/rogue.js

Idaho prisoners hack iPads and transfer $225,000 worth of credits to themselves https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jul/26/idaho-prison-hacking-ipad-transfer-credit

All-optical machine learning using diffractive deep neural networks http://www.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/science.aat8084

React Native’s new architecture (called Fabric) – why and how it works https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83ffAY-CmL4

23andMe Is Sharing Its Million Clients Data with Drug Giant GlaxoSmithKline https://www.livescience.com/63173-23andme-partnership-glaxosmithkline.html

Show HN: Online Invoice Maker with sales tax auto-suggestion https://www.producthunt.com/posts/online-invoice-generator-with-sales-tax-rate-suggestion

Show HN: ApexCharts – Open-Source Chart Library for Web https://apexcharts.com/

Uber and Lyft Are Overwhelming Urban Streets, and Cities Need to Act Fast https://nyc.streetsblog.org/2018/07/25/uber-and-lyft-are-overwhelming-urban-streets-and-cities-need-to-act-fast/

China’s bike sharing bubble has burst – drone photography captures casualties https://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/long-reads/article/2156975/chinas-bike-sharing-bubble-has-burst-drone

The Untold Story of Otto Warmbier, American Hostage https://www.gq.com/story/otto-warmbier-north-korea-american-hostage-true-story

Show HN: A Flipping card component for ReactJS http://github.com/sbayd/react-flippy

California DMV worker slept 3 hours a day on the job for nearly 4 years https://www.sfchronicle.com/news/article/California-DMV-worker-slept-3-hours-a-day-on-the-13101363.php