HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-08-05
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Make a “Literary Clock” from a Jailbroken Kindle https://www.instructables.com/id/Literary-Clock-Made-From-E-reader/

Show HN: I made a tool that made me faster at Git https://github.com/jesseduffield/lazygit

Make anonymous HTTP GET requests with proxies via Python https://github.com/rootVIII/proxy_requests

Hottest Rain on Record: Rain Falls at 119°F in Imperial, California https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/Hottest-Rain-Record-Rain-falls-119F-Imperial-California

Introduction to Computer Organization with X86-64 Assembly Language and Linux http://bob.cs.sonoma.edu/IntroCompOrg-x64/book.html

Vectorized processing for Apache Arrow https://github.com/dremio/gandiva

Fullstack Academy is looking for developers who love teaching https://fullstackacademy.workable.com/jobs/186349

Espnet/espnet: End-To-End Speech Processing Toolkit https://github.com/espnet/espnet

User guide and WASM demos for nphysics: Rust physics engine with multibodies http://nphysics.org/

An office building in Seattle that doesn’t have air conditioning http://www.kuow.org/post/modern-seattle-building-doesn-t-have-ac-purpose

Pilots who risk their lives flying tiny planes over the Atlantic https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-34484972

New attack on WPA using PMKID https://hashcat.net/forum/thread-7717.html

Poplar study shows trees can be genetically engineered not to spread https://phys.org/news/2018-08-groundbreaking-poplar-trees-genetically.html

Tracking collars reveal just how extreme a wild cheetah’s movements can be https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/phenomena/2013/06/12/collars-reveal-why-just-how-extreme-cheetahs-can-be/

Chaff Bugs: Deterring Attackers by Making Software Buggier https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.00659

The Disturbing Fate of a Planet Made of Blueberries https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/what-if-earth-were-made-of-blueberries

Broken Time: “Nardis” and the Curious History of a Jazz Obsession https://believermag.com/broken-time/

Can Line Arrays Form Cylindrical Waves? A Line Array Theory Q&A (2005) https://web.archive.org/web/20080925234554/http://www.meyersound.com/support/papers/line_array_theory.htm

Internet Archive, decentralized https://dweb.archive.org/

Open-guides/og-aws:Amazon Web Services – a practical guide https://github.com/open-guides/og-aws

Markdeep markup language http://casual-effects.com/markdeep/

Venezuela President Maduro ’survives drone attack’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-45073385

Anatomy of a Random Number Generator https://www.masswerk.at/nowgobang/2018/anatomy-of-an-rng

Hades: an experimental HATEOAS-based HTTP/2 reverse proxy for JSON API back ends https://github.com/gabesullice/hades

How Companies Make Millions Charging Prisoners to Send an Email https://www.wired.com/story/jpay-securus-prison-email-charging-millions/

Update on Our Planned Move from Azure to Google Cloud Platform https://about.gitlab.com/2018/07/19/gcp-move-update/

Learning binary file formats (2003) https://board.flatassembler.net/topic.php?t=20690

The Devil’s Party: On Milton’s Lucifer https://theamericanscholar.org/the-devils-party/

Peeking Behind the Curtains of Serverless Platforms [pdf] http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~liangw/pub/atc18-final298.pdf

GNTE: Global Network Topology Emulator https://github.com/CovenantSQL/GNTE

Industry insiders don’t use their products like we do. That should worry us https://www.popsci.com/industry-insiders-dont-use-their-products-like-we-do

The link between language and cognition is a red herring https://aeon.co/ideas/the-link-between-language-and-cognition-is-a-red-herring

“Fortnite” saying no to Google’s app store could be a great precedent https://www.businessinsider.com/fortnite-epic-games-apple-google-play-app-store-security-2018-8

Patrick Stewart Will Star in New Star Trek Series as Picard on CBS All Access https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/star-trek-expands-canon-with-new-show-patrick-stewart-jean-luc-picard/

Ryzen Threadripper 2000 Series Specs and Prices Revealed https://wccftech.com/amd-ryzen-threadripper-2000-specs-prices-leak-2990wx-1799-usd/amp/

The DNC tells Democrats not to buy Huawei or ZTE devices ever – The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/3/17649920/dnc-democrats-huawei-zte-devices-ban-china-hacking-threat

American Fast Food Took Over Kuwait and Made Its People Obese [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyMTSvVAtWM

How do you pronounce “NES”? Nintendo throws a wrench in the debate https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/n-e-s-vs-ness-nintendo-complicates-the-pronunciation-debate/

The Time Everyone “Corrected” the World’s Smartest Woman (2015) https://priceonomics.com/the-time-everyone-corrected-the-worlds-smartest/

Launch HN: Lvl5 (YC W17) RoadDelta – Git Diff for HD Maps https://medium.com/lvl5/introducing-lvl5-roaddelta-git-diff-for-maps-168b4c429a16

Who Was the Real Lorax? Seeking the Inspiration for Dr. Seuss https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/23/science/lorax-dr-seuss-environment.html