HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-08-21
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Startup School: Every Company That Applied Is Now Accepted https://blog.ycombinator.com/startup-school-every-company-that-applied-is-now-accepted/

Docker cannot be downloaded without logging into Docker Store https://github.com/docker/docker.github.io/issues/6910

Nvidia announces RTX 2000 GPU series with ‘6x more performance’ and ray-tracing https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/20/17758724/nvidia-geforce-rtx-2080-specs-pricing-release-date-features

Richard Bellman on the Birth of Dynamic Programming (2002) [pdf] https://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/pdf/10.1287/opre.50.1.48.17791

Someone Is Waging a Secret War to Undermine the Pentagon’s Huge Cloud Contract https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2018/08/someone-waging-secret-war-undermine-pentagons-huge-cloud-contract/150685/

SEC Charges Rothenberg Ventures in Fraudulent Scheme https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-160

Idempotence: What is it and why should I care? http://cloudingmine.com/idempotence-what-is-it-and-why-should-i-care/

Archaeologists explore a rural field in Kansas, and a lost city emerges http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-kansas-lost-city-20180819-htmlstory.html

LI2: Lego Institute for Lego Investigation http://norvig.com/LI2/

OpenAI Five: Goals and Progress https://openai.com/five/

Fast Multiplication with Slow Additions http://loup-vaillant.fr/tutorials/fast-scalarmult

PepsiCo Is Acquiring SodaStream for $3.2B http://fortune.com/2018/08/20/pepsico-sodastream-acquisition/

Sugar: Secure GPU Acceleration in Web Browsers [pdf] https://www.ics.uci.edu/~ardalan/papers/Yao_ASPLOS18.pdf

In horrific detail, women accuse U.S. customs officers of invasive body searches http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-customs-officers-invasive-body-searches-20180819-story.html

Man sues over Google’s “Location History” fiasco, case could affect millions https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/did-google-violate-users-privacy-when-it-secretly-kept-location-data/

Video-to-Video Synthesis [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1OwOd-war8

Introduction to Augur, an open-source, decentralized betting marketplace https://litepaper.com/resources/intro-to-augur

As Cars Collect More Data, Companies Try to Move It All Faster https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/business/cars-internal-data-networks.html

What do you mean by “Event-Driven”? (2017) https://martinfowler.com/articles/201701-event-driven.html

Fighting the vanilla thieves of Madagascar https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/madagascar_vanillla

Greyston Bakery hires on a first-come, first-served basis, no questions asked https://www.fastcompany.com/90219582/this-company-hired-anyone-who-applied-now-its-starting-a-movement

Winner’s Curse? On pace, progress, and empirical rigor [pdf] https://openreview.net/pdf?id=rJWF0Fywf

APL Quotations and Anecdotes http://www.jsoftware.com/papers/APLQA.htm

Whiteboards used after Gatwick flight information screens fail https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-45247499

Malaysia Resists China’s Investments, Fearing ‘Colonialism’ https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/20/world/asia/china-malaysia.html

Backyourstack: discover and sponsor your open-source dependencies https://backyourstack.com/

Intel firmware now unredistributable by OS vendors https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=906158

OpenStreetMap for the dyslexic http://www.osm4dys.org/

Liftoff: a new baseline compiler for WebAssembly in V8 https://v8project.blogspot.com/2018/08/liftoff.html

Uber’s Vision of Self-Driving Cars Begins to Blur https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/19/technology/uber-self-driving-cars.html

An Introduction to BON – Business Object Notation (1999) http://www.cs.yorku.ca/~paige/Bon/bon.html

CastSan: efficient detection of bad C++ casts [pdf] https://www.docdroid.net/INWYBF7/castsan-esorics18.pdf

Most Americans Continue to Have Privacy and Security Concerns, Survey Finds https://www.ntia.doc.gov/blog/2018/most-americans-continue-have-privacy-and-security-concerns-ntia-survey-finds

Blood uric acid level and IQ: a study in twin families (1984) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6540956

PixelBlock – Gmail extension that blocks email open tracking https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pixelblock/jmpmfcjnflbcoidlgapblgpgbilinlem?hn

CVE-2018-11769: Apache CouchDB Remote Code Execution ( Versions 1.x and ≤2.1.2) http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q3/83

Reddit Experiencing Elevated Error Rates https://reddit.statuspage.io/incidents/3rfmfn4vxxrr

FireHOL Language (& a program to run it) which builds secure stateful firewalls http://firehol.org/

Vietnam Going Solar After Nuclear Power Plants Shelved http://investvine.com/vietnam-going-solar-nuclear-power-plants-shelved/

Flatpak 1.0 Released, Ready for Prime Time https://flatpak.org/press/2018-08-20-flatpak-1.0/

Amazon Ending Prime 20% Off Games Discount https://www.amazon.com/b/ref=as_li_ss_tl?node=17911060011

Have elite US colleges lost their moral purpose altogether? https://aeon.co/essays/have-elite-us-colleges-lost-their-moral-purpose-altogether

Amazon’s electricity rate discounts have pushed up utility costs https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-20/amazon-isn-t-paying-its-electric-bills-you-might-be

Venezuela devalues the bolivar by 95% and pegs it to ‘oil-linked’ cryptocurrency https://www.businessinsider.com/venezuela-devalues-bolivar-and-pegs-it-to-cryptocurrency-2018-8

Which is faster: rsync or rdiff-backup? https://current.workingdirectory.net/posts/2018/rsyncvsrdiff/

Internet Voting: A Requiem for the Dream http://www.phrack.com/issues/69/11.html#article

Show HN: Track, Analyze, and Graph Your Bash History https://github.com/karagenit/history

Performance of ranged accesses into arrays: modulo, multiply-shift, and masks https://lemire.me/blog/2018/08/20/performance-of-ranged-accesses-into-arrays-modulo-multiply-shift-and-masks/

Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch at 500 fps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKtVpvzUF1Y

Fakernews: Builds a Markov chain using HN post titles and generates fake posts https://github.com/mb-14/gomarkov/tree/master/examples/fakernews

A modest proposal for optional methods in Swift protocols https://cocoasamurai.blogspot.com/2018/08/a-modest-proposal-for-optional-methods.html

One.one.one.one a record is 1.1.1.1 (and reverse) https://twitter.com/jgrahamc/status/1031629874904150016

Special caution is warranted for branded combination nootropics (2017) http://slatestarcodex.com/2017/08/10/brief-cautionary-notes-on-branded-combination-nootropics/

Capitalism Killed Our Climate Momentum, Not “Human Nature” https://theintercept.com/2018/08/03/climate-change-new-york-times-magazine/

Startup School 2018 Sends Acceptance Emails to All Applicants by Mistake https://hooman.ist/content/images/2018/08/23920D05-6349-46D3-87AA-19B764A9EEE3.JPG

How we hacked our office doorbell using Slack, MessageBird and Now https://blog.mollie.com/how-we-hacked-our-office-doorbell-using-slack-messagebird-and-now-b2042c060e29

Finally, the biggest airplane in the world has some rockets to launch https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/08/stratolaunch-announces-not-one-but-an-entire-fleet-of-rockets/

Show HN: open source bin packing for laser cutters https://deepnest.io

Independent consultant sued over Tesla Model 3 teardown https://bleisure-travel.net/sandy-munro-sued-tesla-model-3-teardown

We took a tour of the abandoned college campuses of Second Life https://splinternews.com/we-took-a-tour-of-the-abandoned-college-campuses-of-sec-1793849944

Man sues over Google’s “Location History” fiasco, case could affect millions https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/did-google-violate-users-privacy-when-it-secretly-kept-location-data/

Reddit is down; tells me to disable adblock https://www.reddit.com/

A Clickbait Site’s Trackers Cost the USA $4M in Data Monthly http://observer.com/2016/10/aral-balkan-dokutech/

‘Ray tracing’ could bring the biggest graphics jump in a decade https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/8/20/17698314/nvidia-volta-gpu-ray-tracing-graphics

The world’s first floating farm making waves in Rotterdam https://www.bbc.com/news/business-45130010

Facebook’s encryption fight will be harder than San Bernardino https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/20/17759552/facebook-messenger-wiretap-fbi-law-ms13-gang-member

Apple Pulls 25,000 Apps from China After a Barrage of State-Media Criticism https://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-pulls-25-000-apps-from-china-app-store-following-state-media-criticism-1534731049

Researchers succeed in imaging quantum events https://phys.org/news/2018-08-imaging-quantum-events.html

Tips for a Successful Kickstarter Campaign [$19K Raised] https://starterstory.com/blog/tips-for-running-a-successful-kickstarter-campaign

CSS single-file stylesheets that you can drop into an HTML5 document https://twitter.com/rauchg/status/1030985251940491266

Things I (honestly) don’t want to see in your portfolio https://uxdesign.cc/things-i-honestly-dont-want-to-see-in-your-portfolio-3d3497666ca8

Elon Musk Gives a Walking Tour of Tesla Assembly Plant (15 Min Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr9kK0_7x08&feature=youtu.be

Show HN: GDPR Busters – busting GDPR myths, tips for startups and developers https://www.gdprbusters.com/

Reinforcement Learning Resources, Models and Code https://modelzoo.co/blog/reinforcement-learning-resources-models-and-code

Creating the Innocent Killer (2009) http://www4.ncsu.edu/~tenshi/Killer_000.htm

EU is planning to order websites to delete extremist content within 1 hour https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-45247169

How Women Can Get What They Want in a Negotiation https://hbr.org/2018/08/how-women-can-get-what-they-want-in-a-negotiation

China’s children are its secret weapon in the global AI arms race https://www.wired.co.uk/article/china-artificial-intelligence-education-superpower