HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-08-08
We got 111 links!

Snap’s Drop in Active Users Could Signal a Social Media Peak https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/07/technology/snapchat-users.html

To Remember Everything You Learn, Surrender to This Algorithm (2008) https://www.wired.com/2008/04/ff-wozniak/

Facebook’s Teen App Used a Psychological Trick to Attract High School Downloads https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/facebooks-teens-tbh-psychological-trick-memo

Sadly, I must say goodbye to Leaf, my programming language https://mortoray.com/2018/08/07/sadly-i-must-say-goodbye-to-leaf-my-programming-language/

Shortage of charging stations to become a bottleneck to mass adoption of EVs? https://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article215854560.html

Facebook Field Guide to Machine Learning – video series https://research.fb.com/the-facebook-field-guide-to-machine-learning-video-series

An incomplete history of the QED Text Editor (2004) https://www.bell-labs.com/usr/dmr/www/qed.html

M3: Uber’s Open Source Large-Scale Metrics Platform for Prometheus https://ubr.to/2ALH8Ak

Engineers teach a drone to herd birds away from airports autonomously https://techxplore.com/news/2018-08-drone-herd-birds-airports-autonomously.html

Upwork Freelancers Who Want Guaranteed Pay Have to Opt in to Tracking Software https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/upwork-freelancers-work-diary-keystrokes-screenshot

Leaked white paper proposes U.S. Congressional regulation of social media https://www.cjr.org/the_new_gatekeepers/congress-white-paper-platforms.php

Dancing Pigs or Externalities? Measuring Rationality of Security Decisions [pdf] https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.06542

Seaweed could be scrubbing more carbon from the atmosphere than expected (2017) https://oceana.org/blog/seaweed-could-be-scrubbing-way-more-carbon-atmosphere-we-expected

A Minimal ZZStructure Navigator Using a ZigZag-Style Interface (2013) [pdf] http://www.lord-enki.net/ZigZagProject.pdf

China builds ‘world’s biggest air purifier’ (and it seems to be working) https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2128355/china-builds-worlds-biggest-air-purifier-and-it-seems-be-working

Streak Is Hiring Back End Engineers in SF (YC S11) https://www.streak.com/careers#BackendEngineer

Sclack: The best CLI client for Slack, because everything is terrible https://github.com/haskellcamargo/sclack

Math For Game Programmers: Juicing Your Cameras with Math https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu-Qe66AvtY

Hydrogen fuel breakthrough in Queensland could fire up massive new export market http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-08/hydrogen-fuel-breakthrough-csiro-game-changer-export-potential/10082514

Homemade synthetic aperture radar – Henrik’s Blog http://hforsten.com/homemade-synthetic-aperture-radar.html

Dungeons Tome – Tool for generating dungeons for RPGs https://www.dungeonstome.com

Quantifying the impact of the Twitter fake accounts purge – a technical analysis https://elie.net/blog/web/quantifying-the-impact-of-the-twitter-fake-accounts-purge-a-technical-analysis

App User Accused in Planning Charlottesville Rally Can’t Keep Identity Hidden https://www.npr.org/2018/08/07/636308294/judge-app-cant-hide-identity-of-woman-accused-in-planning-charlottesville-rally

Voting system to be used in West Virginia elections is vulnerable https://twitter.com/GossiTheDog/status/1026603800365330432

UnDraw: MIT licensed illustrations for every project you can imagine and create https://undraw.co/

Tweetable Python – Tweetable Python 3.7 Documentation https://books.agiliq.com/projects/tweetable-python/en/latest/

The next ten years of Instapaper http://blog.instapaper.com/post/176732408411

EPA is allowing asbestos back into manufacturing https://archpaper.com/2018/08/epa-asbestos-manufacturing/

Hong Kong government granted US consulate a rare 999-year lease in the 1990s https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/2158709/us-consulate-hong-kong-staying-put-billion-dollar-site-lease-has

Show HN: Deck.vc – expert feedback for your pitch deck https://deck.vc

Why the tech sector may not solve America’s looming automation crisis https://pudding.cool/2018/08/retraining/

The Army is buying microwave cannons to take down drones in mid-flight https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/7/17660414/microwave-anti-drone-army-weapon-lockheed-martin

M. Hashimoto(Hashicorp CEO) loses access to Google account, asks help on Twitter https://twitter.com/mitchellh/status/1026863541934948353

Mountain of Bikes Left at Dallas Recycling Center After Ofo Leaves City https://jalopnik.com/mountain-of-ride-share-bikes-left-at-dallas-recycling-c-1828156808

Apple could be used as a ’bargaining chip’ in the trade war, China warns https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/07/apple-china-us-trade-war-bargaining-chip.html

Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – The Joy of Stats (2010) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbkSRLYSojo

Say Hello to the New WordPress Editor https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/

Horrifically Bad Idea: Smartphone Voting Is Coming Just in Time for the Midterms https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/08/smartphone-voting-is-coming-just-in-time-for-midterms-voatz

Linus Torvalds on regressions https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/8/3/621

The PowerPC 600 series part 2: Condition register and integer exception register https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20180807-00/?p=99435

IMF staff made misjudgments in Greece, became cheerleaders for the euro (2016) https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/07/28/imf-admits-disastrous-love-affair-with-euro-apologises-for-the-i/

Show HN: 30 seconds of interviews https://30secondsofinterviews.org/

Show HN: A finite automata creation and testing tool for teaching CS Theory http://jsflap.com/

Dart 2.0 is now available https://www.dartlang.org/dart-2

Luna Studio – Visual and textual functional programming language https://github.com/luna/luna-studio

Elon Musk’s Twitter Account: ‘Am Considering Taking Tesla Private at $420’ https://www.wsj.com/articles/elon-musks-twitter-account-am-considering-taking-tesla-private-at-420-1533661152

Tesla stock jumps on Musk’s tweet that he is considering taking company private https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/07/tesla-stock-jumps-on-musks-tweet-that-he-is-considering-taking-compan.html

Elon Musk Considering Taking Tesla Private at Stock Price of $420 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1026872652290379776

Earth at risk of becoming ’hothouse’ if tipping point reached, report warns https://edition.cnn.com/2018/08/07/health/hothouse-earth-warming-intl/index.html