HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-08-10
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Bash Infinity: Standard library and boilerplate framework for Bash https://github.com/niieani/bash-oo-framework

Chemists discover how blue light speeds blindness https://phys.org/news/2018-08-chemists-blue.html

Mini antimatter accelerator could rival the likes of the Large Hadron Collider http://www.imperial.ac.uk/news/187527/mini-antimatter-accelerator-could-rival-likes/

Coroner letters changed habits of doctors whose patients died of overdoses http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-opioid-overdose-letter-20180809-story.html

Organic solar cells set ’remarkable’ energy record https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45132427

Show HN: Retool – build internal tools faster https://tryretool.com

Humans May Have Reached North America by More Than One Route https://gizmodo.com/humans-may-have-reached-north-america-by-more-than-one-1828194893

Christopher Domas: Hardware Backdoors in X86 CPUs https://github.com/xoreaxeaxeax/rosenbridge

How Globalization Has Broken the Chain of Responsibility https://www.sapiens.org/culture/globalization-downfall-gladstone-australia/

IPOs are expensive and cumbersome – Try a direct listing, like we did at Spotify https://www.ft.com/content/60cd1bb8-9970-11e8-88de-49c908b1f264

ROCA vs. ROBOT: An Eternal Golden Braid https://latacora.singles/2018/08/08/roca-vs-robot.html

Understanding Simpson’s Paradox (2013) [pdf] https://ftp.cs.ucla.edu/pub/stat_ser/r414.pdf

The next 700 programming languages (1966) [pdf] http://fsl.cs.illinois.edu/images/e/ef/P157-landin.pdf

Show HN: I built Analytics for my Ghost blog https://ghostboard.io

Visual Cheatsheet for CSS Grid Layout http://grid.malven.co/

A Guide to Python’s Magic Methods (2012) https://rszalski.github.io/magicmethods/

Smoking around the world https://ourworldindata.org/smoking

Librem 5 general development report https://puri.sm/posts/librem5-progress-report-17/

Leibniz’s Explanation of Binary Arithmetic (1701) http://www.leibniz-translations.com/binary.htm

The problem isn’t just Cambridge Analytica or FB, it’s “surveillance capitalism” https://www.opendemocracy.net/uk/jennifer-cobbe/problem-isn-t-just-cambridge-analytica-or-even-facebook-it-s-surveillance-capitali

Baltimore police will pay consultant $176k to maintain Lotus Notes system http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-ci-lotus-notes-20180808-story.html

The financial mistakes behind why a startup laid off 400 employees overnight https://www.teampay.co/blog/3-mistakes-that-crushed-zirtual-overnight/

Getting Alexa to Respond to Sign Language Using Your Webcam and TensorFlow.js https://medium.com/tensorflow/getting-alexa-to-respond-to-sign-language-using-your-webcam-and-tensorflow-js-735ccc1e6d3f

Show HN: Making ASP.NET Core MVC Apps into Single Page Apps Using AppRun https://github.com/yysun/apprun-ssr-aspnet-core

BBC websites blocked in China after security change https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-45098190

Cancer cell lines evolve in ways that affect how they respond to drugs https://www.broadinstitute.org/news/cancer-cell-lines-evolve-ways-affect-how-they-respond-drugs

Facebook has ended the ability to automatically post Tweets to profiles or pages https://help.twitter.com/en/managing-your-account/link-twitter-to-facebook

Rudolf Diesel Patents a new Internal Combustion Engine (1898) [pdf] https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/dd/11/d3/2cedc624eab0b9/US608845.pdf

Coalition of 40+ Tech Companies Endorse MANRS Routing Security Actions https://www.manrs.org/2018/08/tech-companies-endorse-manrs-routing-security-actions/

Show HN: A parser for sqlite databases to implement full ALTER TABLE support https://github.com/marcobambini/sqlite-createtable-parser

The Robustness Principle Reconsidered (2011) https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=1999945

Tesla board to meet about going private, may ask Musk to recuse himself https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/09/tesla-board-tells-elon-musk-to-recuse-himself-prepares-to-review-take.html

New organic battery can operate for decades https://differentimpulse.com/organic-battery-can-operate-decades/

Astronomers report the most distant radio galaxy ever discovered https://phys.org/news/2018-08-astronomers-distant-radio-galaxy.html

Zipf’s Law in Passwords [pdf] https://eprint.iacr.org/2014/631.pdf

How a batch system watches your processes and why it’s so bad at it (2011) http://osgtech.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-your-batch-system-watches-your.html

“What Have We Done?”: Silicon Valley Engineers Fear They’ve Created a Monster https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/08/silicon-valley-engineers-fear-they-created-a-monster

Taking an Ancestry Test Could Make It Harder to Buy Life Insurance http://cbslocal.com/2018/01/18/taking-ancestry-test-makes-buying-life-insurance-harder/

Microsoft is quietly merging Office code into their react-native-macos repo https://github.com/Microsoft/react-native-macos/commit/4332d900c0f597e2da2962334c9094726172d9dc?ref

Show HN: Foxr – Puppeteer-Like Selenium-Free Node.js API to Control Firefox https://github.com/deepsweet/foxr

IBM-Maersk blockchain alliance cuts oceanic shipping times by 40% https://www.cnet.com/news/ibm-maersk-tradelens-blockchain-alliance-cuts-shipping-times-40-percent/

“Common view” that Japanese are typically collectivists is not supported by data https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ajsp.12334?campaign=wolearlyview&

Galaxy Note 9 Benchmarked: iPhone X Is Still Faster https://www.tomsguide.com/us/galaxy-note-9-benchmarks,news-27773.html

How to crash an email server with a single email https://snyk.io/blog/how-to-crash-an-email-server-with-a-single-email/

How Florida’s Prisons and DRM Made $11.3M Worth of Prisoners’ Music Disappear https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/08/captive-audience-how-floridas-prisons-and-drm-made-113m-worth-prisoners-music

Piping Botnet – Turning Green Technology into a Water Disaster https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.02131

A Type of Simulation Which Some Experimental Evidence Suggests We Don’t Live In [pdf] https://philpapers.org/archive/ALEATO-6.pdf

Predicting Expressive Speaking Style from Text in End-To-End Speech Synthesis https://google.github.io/tacotron/publications/text_predicting_global_style_tokens/index.html

Show HN: ResponsiveDevices.css – responsive device frames for your demo page https://github.com/osrec/ResponsiveDevices.css

Vintage Computer Festival 2018 pictures https://imgur.com/gallery/4i4d1yZ

Azure Will Suspend Gab.ai’s Hosting If They Don’t Remove 2 Posts https://twitter.com/getongab/status/1027550072932851713

My closing keynote from the second Decentralized Web Summit https://boingboing.net/2018/08/09/big-not-tech.html

Dan Abramov’s Scalable file structure for React and other projects https://react-file-structure.surge.sh/

60 percent of tech workers say they can’t afford a home in the Bay Area https://www.sfgate.com/realestate/article/Google-facebook-can-t-afford-Silicon-Valley-13132157.php

Implementation of adversarial attacks and defences https://github.com/sarathknv/adversarial-pytorch

Utilizing video memory for system swap https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/swap_on_video_ram

AI can now tell your boss what skills you lack–and how you can get them https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611790/coursera-ai-skills/

The (negative) mass of sound https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.08771

Astrophysicists discover that ultrahot planets have starlike atmospheres https://phys.org/news/2018-08-astrophysicists-ultrahot-planets-starlike-atmospheres.html

Google Hacker Asks Tim Cook to Donate $2.5M in Unpaid iPhone Bug Bounties https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/7xqdxe/google-project-zero-hacker-iphone-bug-bounty

RISC-V Executive Director, Rick O’Connor, Interview and Booth Tour http://armdevices.net/2018/08/09/risc-v-executive-director-rick-oconnor-interview-and-booth-tour/

Online daters aim ’out of their league,’ says study http://www.france24.com/en/20180808-online-daters-aim-out-league-says-study

Show HN: GitAuthors – A GitHub contributors page for the command line https://github.com/gruns/gitauthors

Smart city systems are riddled with critical security vulnerabilities https://www.zdnet.com/article/smart-cities-are-riddled-with-critical-security-vulnerabilities/

New MPI scandal: World’s top empathy researcher accused of mistreating employees http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/08/she-s-world-s-top-empathy-researcher-colleagues-say-she-bullied-and-intimidated-them

Show HN: Rotten Tomatoes for Amazon products https://bestbestlist.com/#

Trump Wants You to Choose a Space Force Logo for the Merch He’ll Sell You https://gizmodo.com/trump-wants-you-to-choose-a-space-force-logo-for-the-1828235254

A new pacemaker hack puts malware directly on the device https://www.wired.com/story/pacemaker-hack-malware-black-hat/

Learn State Machines https://learnstatemachines.com/

California teacher pension debt overwhelms school budgets https://calmatters.org/articles/california-teacher-pension-debt/

The Internet Trolls Have Won. Sorry, There’s Not Much You Can Do https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/08/technology/personaltech/internet-trolls-comments.html

Over 1,000 US news sites still unavailable in EU following GDPR https://www.techradar.com/news/over-1000-us-news-sites-still-unavailable-in-eu-following-gdpr

Venezuela: The Price of Bitcoin Doubling Every 18 Days https://247cryptonews.com/venezuela-the-price-of-bitcoin-doubling-every-18-days/

Show HN: Rocket – a language that lets you focus on your business logic https://github.com/camullen/Rocket