HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-08-16
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Bleak New Estimates in Drug Epidemic: A Record 72,000 Overdose Deaths in 2017 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/15/upshot/opioids-overdose-deaths-rising-fentanyl.html

Georgia Tech Creates Cybersecurity Master’s Degree Online for Less Than $10k https://www.news.gatech.edu/2018/08/08/georgia-tech-creates-cybersecurity-masters-degree-online-less-10000

A dull, resilient stream processor in Go https://github.com/Jeffail/benthos

Search Engine for Web Page Source Code with 300M Sites Indexed https://publicwww.com/

An introduction to libuv https://nikhilm.github.io/uvbook/

A tweet storm explaining the history and state of Ethereum’s Casper research https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1029900695925706753

Inside the die of Intel’s 8087 coprocessor chip, root of modern floating point http://www.righto.com/2018/08/inside-die-of-intels-8087-coprocessor.html

Show HN: Simple way to obtain pseudorandomness from CPU context switch in Go https://github.com/maxamel/BitGenGo

Show HN: A chrome extension that fades out old links on HN/Reddit/News sites https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/fresh-fresh/ileahjmkefakkiimcocmnoppbnkpehfp

Novel optics for ultrafast cameras create new possibilities for imaging http://news.mit.edu/2018/novel-optics-ultrafast-cameras-create-new-possibilities-imaging-0813

SQLite – The “server-process-edition” branch https://sqlite.org/src/artifact/0c6bc6f55191b690

Markov Chains Explained Visually (2014) http://setosa.io/ev/markov-chains/

The Jury Is In: Monolithic OS Design Is Flawed [pdf] http://ts.data61.csiro.au/publications/csiro_full_text/Biggs_LH_18.pdf

Ambition Is Hiring a Product Designer in Tennessee https://ambition.com/career/opportunity/product-designer/

Clothing Britain’s Spies During World War II https://daily.jstor.org/clothing-britains-spies-wwii/

Blind: an anonymous, corporate social network https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/11/blind-loyalty/

Scaling Your Static Site to a Global Market for a Fraction of the Cost on AWS https://medium.com/@elliot_f/scaling-your-static-site-to-a-global-market-for-a-fraction-of-the-cost-on-aws-12d23f30f877

The easiest way to keep your web apps accessible: Just use text https://blog.logrocket.com/the-easiest-way-to-keep-your-web-apps-accessible-c2b57506cc2a

My Lisp Experiences and the Development of GNU Emacs (2002) https://www.gnu.org/gnu/rms-lisp.en.html

As Barnes and Noble Struggles to Find Footing, Founder Takes Heat https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/12/business/media/barnes-noble-leonard-riggio.html

Taiwan coffee chain 85°C kowtows to China after Chinese netzens threaten boycott http://shanghaiist.com/2018/08/15/taiwan-coffee-chain-85c-kowtows-to-china-after-chinese-netizens-threaten-boycott/

GitHub Classroom report predicts positive student learning outcomes https://blog.github.com/2018-08-15-classroom-report-predicts-positive-student-learning-outcomes/

Show HN: A Go implementation of TensorFlow’s streaming quantiles estimator https://github.com/axiomhq/quantiles

Software development requires servant leaders https://adl.io/essays/why-software-development-requires-servant-leaders/

TinyWM – A tiny window manager in around 50 lines of C http://incise.org/tinywm.html

Show HN: Unyt – Handle, manipulate, and convert data with units in Python http://joss.theoj.org/papers/10.21105/joss.00809

Bullshit-sensitivity predicts prosocial behavior http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0201474

$100M Was Once Big Money for a Startup. Now, It’s Common https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/14/technology/venture-capital-mega-round.html

Issues relating to a bug in Intel cpus https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-tech&m=153431475429367&w=2

Show HN: Penc – Trackpad-oriented window manager for macOS https://dgurkaynak.github.io/Penc/

Break a dozen secret keys, get a million more for free (2015) https://ecrypt-eu.blogspot.com/2015/11/break-dozen-secret-keys-get-million.html

Code review review is the manager’s job https://hecate.co/blog/code-review-review-is-the-managers-job

Climate change has doubled the frequency of ocean heatwaves https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05978-1

Trump, Seeking to Relax Rules on U.S. Cyberattacks, Reverses Obama Directive https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-seeking-to-relax-rules-on-u-s-cyberattacks-reverses-obama-directive-1534378721

Why some computer viruses refuse to die https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44564709

SQLite Release 3.25.0 adds support for window functions https://www.sqlite.org/draft/releaselog/current.html

Collective awareness, or the models that we use to understand the world https://www.edge.org/conversation/j_doyne_farmer-collective-awareness

X-37B Military Space Plane Nears 1 Year in Orbit https://www.space.com/41507-x-37b-space-plane-nears-one-year-orbit.html

Physics engine in your JavaScript program http://slicker.me/javascript/matter.htm

High-performance procedural noise using histogram-preserving blending: a summary https://rivten.github.io/2018/07/07/tldr-noise-histogram.html

QLBridge – Go SQL Runtime Engine https://github.com/araddon/qlbridge

Mystery Russian satellite’s behaviour raises alarm in US https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-45194333

Production Ramp-Up of a Hardware Startup (2016) [pdf] https://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/106689/969775787-MIT.pdf?sequence=1

Valve seems to be working on tools to get Windows games running on Linux https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/valve-seems-to-be-working-on-tools-to-get-windows-games-running-on-linux/

Intangible investment behaves differently https://www.gatesnotes.com/Books/Capitalism-Without-Capital

DIY medical kit that just needs water could help millions in remote communities http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-16/just-add-water-diy-medical-kit-to-help-detect-diseases-early/10123890

Tesla whistleblower tweets details about allegedly flawed cars, scrapped parts https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/08/15/tesla-whistleblower-tweets-details-about-flawed-cars-scrapped-parts.html

Facebook exec: media firms that don’t work with us will end up ’in hospice’ https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/aug/13/facebook-news-media-campbell-brown-hospice

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on What We Set Out to Do https://jamesclear.com/akrasia

Do teens use Facebook? It depends on their family’s income https://qz.com/1355827/do-teens-use-facebook-it-depends-on-their-familys-income/

Calling Go functions from Lisp, part two (includes using Go channels in Lisp) http://www.rangakrish.com/index.php/2018/06/24/calling-go-functions-from-lisp-part-2/

Reliable, Secure and Universal Backup for U2F Token https://dmitryfrank.com/articles/backup_u2f_token

Google One launches with cheaper cloud storage plans – The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/15/17693006/google-one-cloud-storage-plans-launch

TSFluff: tslint rules for the masochistic developer https://github.com/bencoveney/TSFluff

Show HN: React Move - Beautiful, Data-Driven Animations for React https://github.com/react-tools/react-move

Why Apple had a secret meeting with app developers to discuss the App Store https://www.businessinsider.de/apple-secret-meeting-developers-new-york-subscriptions-app-store-2018-7

DNA-based chemical compiler https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.04790

Los Angeles to Use Body Scanners at Transit Hubs https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/15/us/los-angeles-metro-body-scanners.html

Third-Party Twitter Clients Remove Features as API Changes Loom https://www.macstories.net/news/third-party-twitter-clients-remove-features-as-api-changes-loom/

Mystery Russian satellite’s behaviour raises alarm in US https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-45194333

List of Machine Learning / Deep Learning Conferences in 2018 / 2019 https://tryolabs.com/blog/machine-learning-deep-learning-conferences/

Here’s What Happens When We Allow Facial Recognition Technology in Our Schools https://www.aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/surveillance-technologies/heres-what-happens-when-we-allow-facial

A Message About Intel’s L1TF Security Vulnerability https://blog.digitalocean.com/a-message-about-l1tf/

Cryptocurrency investor robbed via his cellphone sues AT&T for $224m over loss https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/15/cryptocurrency-investor-sues-att-for-224-million-over-loss-of-digita.html

RubyKube Free Open-Source Crypto Platform https://www.rubykube.io

Radioactive sheep boost claims of secret Israeli nuke test https://www.rt.com/news/435968-israel-nuclear-test-sheep-australia/

Show HN: Web app template like a real mobile app (PWA score 98/100) https://dev.to/genejams/ready-to-use-progressive-web-app-template--18o5

People living in storage units in order to avoid paying Boston rents http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2018/08/officials_people_living_illegally_in_rented_spaces