HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-07-30
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Tom Tryniski digitized nearly 50M pages of newspapers in his living room https://www.cjr.org/the_profile/tom-tryniski-fultonhistory.php

A Pamphlet against R: Computational Intelligence in Guile Scheme (2016) https://panicz.github.io/pamphlet/

Iran’s Wolf Wall, Second-Longest in the World, Is Still Shrouded in Mystery http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2018/07/27/gorgan-wall-iran-second-longest/#.W1vFmRZE2Ec

In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/climate/india-heat-wave-summer.html

Macbook eGPU Redux: Sticking a GTX 1080 in an AKiTiO Thunder2 http://archagon.net/blog/2018/07/25/egpu-redux/

‘Lopping,’ ‘Tips’ and the ‘Z-List’: Bias Lawsuit Explores Harvard’s Admissions https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/29/us/harvard-admissions-asian-americans.html

Refresh: concept for a new kind of web browser https://refresh.study

A Z80 from the Ground Up (2014) http://baltazarstudios.com/z80-ground/

Dying Alone in Japan: The Industry Devoted to What’s Left Behind https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-07-18/japan-s-lonely-death-industry

Code with Mu: a simple Python editor for beginner programmers https://codewith.mu/

A Spectre is Haunting Unicode https://www.dampfkraft.com/ghost-characters.html

Going sponsor-free – 3blue1brown https://www.patreon.com/posts/19586800

Signaling in tech is some fucked up shit (2016) https://daiyi.co/blog/2016/11/30/Signaling-in-tech-is-some-fucked-up-shit/

Setting Up a Fast, Comprehensive Search Routine with PostgreSQL https://rob.conery.io/2018/07/23/setting-up-a-fast-comprehensive-search-routine-with-postgresql/

Linqit – forget about python lists https://github.com/avilum/linqit

Show HN: Alzheimer password generator https://github.com/viralpoetry/alzheimer-password-generator

The False Tale of Amazon’s Industry-Conquering Juggernaut https://www.wired.com/story/the-false-tale-of-amazons-industry-conquering-juggernaut/

Tsundoku: The art of buying books and never reading them https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-44981013

Cam girls: Meeting the women who do sex work via webcam – The Spinoff https://thespinoff.co.nz/society/30-07-2018/cam-girls-the-reality-for-women-who-do-sex-work-via-webcam/

Light Painting Machine [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1bY66X1JKA

BuildZoom is hiring – Help us build and remodel houses around America https://jobs.lever.co/buildzoom

When conductor and soloist clash, a performance can turn into a contest of wills https://theamericanscholar.org/whos-the-boss/#.W1zDZC2ZPmF

Remote Spectre exploits demonstrated https://lwn.net/Articles/761100/

In tech, retaliation for speaking up about workplace discrimination is common https://www.marketplace.org/2018/07/24/business/retaliation-workplace

Show HN: Listen to Curated Playlist https://playlisten.xyz

After 48, you’re less likely to get jobs in Silicon Valley, report finds (2017) https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/old-job-silicon-valley

Deep learning and free software https://lwn.net/Articles/760142/

Bandit Algorithms http://banditalgs.com/

Inducing People’s Employers to Fire Them Should Be a Civil Wrong https://quillette.com/2018/07/28/inducing-peoples-employers-to-fire-them-should-be-a-civil-wrong/

Journey into the World’s First Underwater Farm https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/are-there-underwater-farms

Bad at whiteboard puzzles? You can still get a programming job https://codewithoutrules.com/2018/07/29/getting-a-job-without-whiteboard-puzzles/

Another ICO Hacked: KICKICO Loses $8M After Smart Contract Breach https://www.ccn.com/another-ico-hacked-kickico-loses-8-million-after-smart-contract-breach/

A sysadmin’s guide to Ansible: How to simplify tasks https://opensource.com/article/18/7/sysadmin-tasks-ansible

The Rolling Motion of a Half-Full Beer Can (1996) [pdf] http://www.hep.princeton.edu/~mcdonald/examples/beercan.pdf

Tapping into the power grid could predict the morning traffic https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/28/tapping-into-the-power-grid-could-predict-the-morning-traffic/

Test Driven Development in Rust https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVSB5AHAIsM

How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-an-ex-cop-rigged-mcdonalds-monopoly-game-and-stole-millions

CloudFlare uses lava lamps as a part of a random number generator https://www.wired.com/story/cloudflare-lava-lamps-protect-from-hackers/

Google unveils tiny new AI chips for on-device machine learning – The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/26/17616140/google-edge-tpu-on-device-ai-machine-learning-devkit

Show HN: Safe CarTech – A rear collision prevention system http://safecartech.com/#

Show HN: How to find a great non-technical cofounder https://www.louisnicholls.com/cofounder-advice.html

Did China think Donald Trump was bluffing on trade? How Beijing got it wrong https://m.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2157028/did-china-think-donald-trump-was-bluffing-trade-how

QED – an interactive textbook http://www.math.ucla.edu/~tao/QED/QED.html

First Successful Test of Einstein’s General Relativity Near Massive Black Hole https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1825/

Google takes on Yubico and builds its own hardware security keys https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/25/google-takes-on-yubico-and-builds-its-own-hardware-security-keys/

The physics of baking good pizza (PDF/arXiv) https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1806/1806.08790.pdf