HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-08-17
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Schism: A library of CRDT implementations of Clojure’s core data types https://github.com/aredington/schism

Vox’s Consistent Errors on Campus Speech, Explained https://heterodoxacademy.org/vox-consistent-errors-explained/

Who Left Open The Cookie Jar? https://wholeftopenthecookiejar.eu

Solo – Open-source FIDO2 security key https://solokeys.com/

Elon Musk Confronts a Fateful Tweet and an ‘Excruciating’ Year https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/business/elon-musk-interview-tesla.html

Alexa, be my friend: Children talk to technology, but how does it respond? http://www.washington.edu/news/2018/08/06/alexa-be-my-friend-children-talk-to-technology-but-how-does-it-respond/

The Linux Documentation Project Guides http://www.tldp.org/guides.html

Gource – a software version control visualization tool http://gource.io/

Tutorial: How to deploy an app to production with an actual button https://blog.github.com/2018-08-16-how-to-deploy-to-production-with-an-actual-button/?hn

Blocking Compromised Passwords on PyPI https://caremad.io/posts/2018/08/pypi-compromised-passwords/

Saving Lives with Tech Amid Syria’s Endless Civil War https://www.wired.com/story/syria-civil-war-hala-sentry

Modern SAT solvers: fast, neat and underused – part 2 https://codingnest.com/modern-sat-solvers-fast-neat-and-underused-part-2-of-n/

Algorithm and Blues: The Tyranny of the Coming Smart-Tech Utopia http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/publications/algorithm-and-blues-tyranny-coming-smart-tech-utopia

Taking on a Patent Troll: Caveat Troglodytarum https://bitmovin.com/caveat-troglodytarum-trolls-beware/

OpenPGPjs has passed an independent security audit https://protonmail.com/blog/openpgpjs-protonmail-security-audit/

Battery breakthrough: Double performance lithium battery that doesn’t catch fire https://news.umich.edu/battery-breakthrough-doubling-performance-with-lithium-metal-that-doesnt-catch-fire/

Facebook and Google want China, but China doesn’t want them https://www.techinasia.com/facebook-googles-long-road-china

Show HN: Buzzngo.io – Real-time public polls using RethinkDB https://buzzngo.io

Facebook’s failure in Myanmar is the work of a blundering toddler https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/aug/16/facebook-myanmar-failure-blundering-toddler

Library of explanation and implementation of attacks on cryptographic algorithms https://github.com/ashutosh1206/Crypton

Understanding Singapore’s Different Types of Street Suffixes https://remembersingapore.org/2018/08/15/singapore-street-suffixes/

On exploiting the jemalloc memory manager (2014) http://phrack.com/issues/68/10.html#article

Google Edits Help Page After Location-Tracking Revelation http://fortune.com/2018/08/16/google-location-tracking-privacy-search-maps/

GraphQL, REST, RPC, Who Cares? Keep a Single Redux Store with Iguazu https://americanexpress.io/graphql-rest-who-cares-redux-iguazu/

The TikZducks package: using ducks in TikZ https://ctan.org/pkg/tikzducks

Pixelblaze V2 – An advanced LED pattern development engine and controller https://www.bhencke.com/pixelblaze/

Being good at more than 1 thing is more valuable than being excellent in 1 only http://karankurani.com/post/177084191438/being-average-in-1-things-is-easier-and-more

Engineers Say They’ve Created a Way to Detect Bombs and Guns Using Basic Wifi https://gizmodo.com/a-group-of-engineers-say-theyve-created-a-way-to-detect-1828361739

Show HN: Wayland compositor in around 500 lines of annotated C https://gist.github.com/SirCmpwn/ae4d1cdcca97ffeb2c35f0878d75dc17

Anyone on the same itenerary as a person with TSA Precheck also gets Precheck https://arring.net/tsa-precheck/

A high bias low-variance introduction to Machine Learning for physicists http://physics.bu.edu/~pankajm/MLnotebooks.html

Show HN: A DNS over HTTPS proxy in 80 lines of Golang https://github.com/satran/dohproxy

Disposable Ballpoint Pen History: Pennies on the Dollar https://tedium.co/2018/08/02/disposable-ballpoint-pen-history/

Common Lisp, Typing and Mathematics (2001) [pdf] https://www-fourier.ujf-grenoble.fr/~sergerar/Papers/Ezcaray.pdf

China’s first ‘fully homegrown’ web browser found to be Google Chrome clone https://shanghai.ist/2018/08/16/chinas-first-fully-homegrown-web-browser-found-to-be-google-chrome-clone/

The Case of the Mysterious Date-Nut Bars (2007) https://www.seriouseats.com/2007/02/mysterious-date-bars.html

The Revolution Against the Revolution: Looking Back on Shays’ Rebellion https://www.city-journal.org/html/shays-rebellion-16041.html

ARM Aims to Deliver Core i5 Like Performance at Less Than 5 Watts https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=ARM-2018-Roadmap-Posted

Suicidal Vet Calls MDMA Treatment ‘a Miracle’ https://www.thedailybeast.com/suicidal-vet-calls-mdma-treatment-a-miracle

NetData: monitor your systems and applications, with interactive web dashboards http://my-netdata.io/

Open Source REST API for SpaceX data https://github.com/r-spacex/SpaceX-API

Vivaldi Co-Founder: Competing with Google Isn’t Scary When You’ve Done It Before https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-02/competing-with-google-isn-t-scary-when-you-ve-done-it-before

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

Show HN: Greetings cards that don’t skirt around your emotions https://www.punchycards.com

Google Employees Protest Work on Censored Search Engine for China https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/technology/google-employees-protest-search-censored-china.html

Electricity Map – Live CO2 emissions of electricity consumption https://www.electricitymap.org/

Newlib-nano – Embedded C library for smaller systems https://keithp.com/newlib-nano/

How smallpox claimed its final victim https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-45101091

The Eno notation language https://eno-lang.org/

“Natural” birth-control app dogged by unwanted pregnancies gets FDA approval https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/08/natural-birth-control-app-dogged-by-unwanted-pregnancies-gets-fda-approval/

At least 107 measles cases confirmed across 21 states https://edition.cnn.com/2018/08/15/health/us-measles-cases-cdc/index.html

A 16-year-old hacked Apple and stole 90GB of secure files https://finance.yahoo.com/news/16-old-hacked-apple-stole-90gb-secure-files-150544139.html

Student hacked into Apple servers and downloaded 90GB of ‘secure files’ https://9to5mac.com/2018/08/16/melbourne-apple-hack/amp/

Face Detection – An Overview and Comparison of Amazon, IBM, Google and Microsoft https://www.liip.ch/en/blog/face-detection-an-overview-and-comparison-of-different-solutions-part1

Stripe for female founders has invited you to join Stripe Atlas https://atlas.stripe.com/invite/atlasfemalefounders

After coffee brewhaha, CA fears cancer warnings have “gone seriously wrong” https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/08/after-coffee-brewhaha-ca-fears-cancer-warnings-have-gone-seriously-wrong/

Significant levels of glyphosate found in popular breakfast cereals https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/16/weedkiller-cereal-monsanto-roundup-childrens-food

Git-cdflow a Git tool for the continuous delivery world https://github.com/Etiqa/git-cdflow

Thinking about hardware support https://www.cloudatomiclab.com/hardware/

ARM says its next processors will outperform Intel laptop chips https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/16/arm-says-chips-will-outperform-intel-laptop-cpus/

Redcore CEO admits ‘100% China-developed browser’ is built on Google’s Chrome https://m.scmp.com/tech/article/2160072/redcore-ceo-admits-100pc-china-developed-browser-built-googles-chrome-says

Nintendo’s Switch has been hiding a buried “VrMode” for over a year https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/hackers-discover-buried-vrmode-support-in-switch-firmware/

Anne Currie of Container Solutions Talks Ethics – The New Stack https://thenewstack.io/anne-currie-of-container-solutions-talks-ethics/

Pext: Python Extendable Tool https://github.com/Pext/Pext

Computational Duplo train track layouts http://www.cr31.co.uk/stagecast/trains/tt8_duplo_lout.html

Show HN: A Flask extension for accepting multiple API calls in one HTTP request https://github.com/dtkav/flask-batch

How to say “no” to your boss, your boss’s boss, and even the CEO https://codewithoutrules.com/2018/08/16/how-to-say-no/

Changes in midlife death rates across racial and ethnic groups in the US https://www.bmj.com/content/362/bmj.k3096

James Mickens USENIX Security 2018 Keynote https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajGX7odA87k

Common Wifi can detect weapons, bombs and chemicals in bags https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-08/ru-cwc081418.php

Santa Monica bans all single-use plastics in the food and beverage industry http://www.laist.com/2018/08/15/say_goodbye_to_straws_and_other_single-use_plastics_in_santa_monica.php

Show HN: Flint – The filesystem linter in go https://github.com/z0mbie42/flint

Show HN: Convert 170 currency rates using your terminal https://github.com/xxczaki/cash-cli

Help Let’s Encrypt to Keep the Internet Secure https://letsencrypt.org/donate/

It’s Official: Open Plan Offices Are Now the Dumbest Management Fad of All Time https://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/its-official-open-plan-offices-are-now-dumbest-management-fad-of-all-time.html