HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-08-24
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How an International Hacker Network Turned Stolen Press Releases into $100M https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/22/17716622/sec-business-wire-hack-stolen-press-release-fraud-ukraine

Eerie Skyglow Called ’Steve’ Isn’t an Aurora, Is ’Completely Unknown’ to Science https://www.livescience.com/63385-steve-not-aurora-mystery-phenomenon.html

NLP’s generalization problem, and how researchers are tackling it https://thegradient.pub/frontiers-of-generalization-in-natural-language-processing/

Elusive mitochondrial connection to inflammation uncovered https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05988-z

What is this Twitter army of Amazon drones cheerfully defending warehouse work? https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/23/what-is-this-weird-twitter-army-of-amazon-drones-cheerfully-defending-warehouse-work/

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

Designing Solo, a new U2F/FIDO2 Token https://conorpp.com/designing-solo-a-new-u2ffido2-token

Researchers have observed the Lyman-alpha transition in the antihydrogen atom https://home.cern/about/updates/2018/08/alpha-experiment-takes-antimatter-new-level

Disable SMT/Hyperthreading in all Intel BIOSes https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-tech&m=153504937925732&w=2

Craft: A simple Minecraft clone written in C using OpenGL shaders https://github.com/fogleman/Craft

Design Principles Behind Smalltalk (1981) http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~evans/cs655/readings/smalltalk.html

Spyware Company Leaves ‘Terabytes’ of Selfies, Messages, Location Data Exposed https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/9kmj4v/spyware-company-spyfone-terabytes-data-exposed-online-leak

A Portable Cloud Experiment: SFTP Cloud Storage Sync http://www.evanjones.ca/portable-cloud-experiment.html

Show HN: Reducing the size PCSA to that of HyperLogLog https://github.com/seiflotfy/pcsa

Home Assistant: Open-source home automation platform running on Python 3 https://www.home-assistant.io/

Court has confirmed coordinated raids of Zwiebelfreunde in Germany were illegal https://blog.torservers.net/20180704/coordinated-raids-of-zwiebelfreunde-at-various-locations-in-germany.html#update

Germany’s Failed Climate Goals a Wake-Up Call for Governments Everywhere https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-germany-emissions/

Intel Responds to Complaints About Microcode Benchmarking Ban https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-cpu-microcode-benchmark-mitigation,37684.html

Show HN: BuzzFeed open source SSO https://tech.buzzfeed.com/unleashing-the-a6a1a5da39d6

What does genius look like in math? Where does it come? Dandelin spheres [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQa_tWZmlGs

The company behind the adorably doomed robot Kuri is shutting down https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/8/21/17765330/mayfield-robotics-kuri-robot-shutting-down

China’s Consumption Downgrade: Skip Avocados, Cocktails and Kids https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/22/business/china-consumer-downgrade.html

Johnny-Five v1.0 – JavaScript Robotics and IoT Framework http://johnny-five.io/news/v1_0/

No amount of alcohol is good for your overall health, global study says – CNN https://www-m.cnn.com/2018/08/23/health/global-alcohol-study/index.html

Are we alone? Tiny spacecraft will head to Alpha Centauri to find out https://www.cnet.com/news/sending-tiny-spacecraft-to-alpha-centauri

385 Feet of Crazy: The Most Audacious Flying Machine https://www.wired.com/story/stratolaunch-airplane-burt-rutan-paul-allen/

Visual UI Regression Testing with WebAssembly and the Kantu Selenium IDE https://a9t9.com/kantu/docs/visual-ui-testing

Projecting the globe onto regular solids https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2018/08/22/globe-regular-solids/

The Book “Computer Networks: A Systems Approach” is now open source https://github.com/SystemsApproach/book

The Python scientific stack, compiled to WebAssembly https://github.com/iodide-project/pyodide

Ancient Quasars Provide Evidence for Quantum Entanglement https://www.livescience.com/63398-ancient-quasars-evidence-quantum-entanglement.html

Show HN: Weltschmerz by age https://p.migdal.pl/weltschmerz/

Show HN: Windows 95 in an Electron App https://github.com/felixrieseberg/windows95

Why Garbagemen Should Earn More Than Bankers https://evonomics.com/why-garbage-men-should-earn-more-than-bankers/

Woman: My iPhone was seized at border, then imaged–feds must now delete data https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/woman-my-iphone-was-seized-at-border-then-imaged-feds-now-must-delete-data/

NYT’s bad journalism: Is Facebook causing anti-refugee attacks in Germany? https://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2018/08/facebook-causing-anti-refugee-attacks-germany.html

Whiteboard problems in pure Lambda Calculus (2017) https://www.jtolio.com/2017/03/whiteboard-problems-in-pure-lambda-calculus/

Google last again in Android antivirus ranking (2018) https://www.ghacks.net/2018/08/21/google-last-again-android-antivirus-ranking/

Let’s Really Think About This ‘New Low-Cost Laptop to Succeed MacBook Air’ Thing https://daringfireball.net/2018/08/new_low-cost_laptop_to_succeed_macbook_air

Google, Apple and 13 others no longer require employees to have a college degree https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/16/15-companies-that-no-longer-require-employees-to-have-a-college-degree.html?rp=veryyes

Apple confirms TV series order of Asimov’s Foundation https://arstechnica.com/?p=1363339

Rare Apple-1 Headed to Auction in September https://www.macrumors.com/2018/08/23/rare-apple-1-auction-september/

The three Facebooks (one of them executes 26.13 MB JavaScript) https://petermolnar.net/the-three-facebooks/

Show HN: Sketch.sh - Interactive OCaml and ReasonML Sketchbook https://sketch.sh

D-Wave demonstrates first large-scale quantum sim of topological state of matter https://phys.org/news/2018-08-d-wave-large-scale-quantum-simulation-topological.amp

How FireEye Helped Facebook Spot a Disinformation Campaign https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/23/technology/fireeye-facebook-disinformation.html

Waymo’s Shanghai Subsidiary Gives Alphabet Another Route Back to China https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-23/waymo-forms-china-subsidiary-as-parent-alphabet-eyes-return

Security Concerns Surrounding WebAuthn: Don’t Implement ECDAA (Yet) https://paragonie.com/blog/2018/08/security-concerns-surrounding-webauthn-don-t-implement-ecdaa-yet

The Impossible Job: Inside Facebook’s Struggle to Moderate Two Billion People https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/xwk9zd/how-facebook-content-moderation-works

Lyft will offer discounted rides to voters during midterm elections https://www.cnet.com/news/lyft-will-offer-discounted-rides-to-voters-during-midterm-elections/

Michael Cohen paid mystery tech company $50k ’in connection with’ Trump campaign https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/22/michael-cohen-paid-a-mysterious-tech-company-50000-in-connection-with-trumps-campaign.html

“You have an incurable disease” – A memoir of a chronically ill patient https://medium.com/gutai/you-have-an-incurable-disease-2bcc5592ec35

Factorials in pure lambda calculus (2014) http://www.flownet.com/ron/lambda-calculus.html

How the U.S. Has Failed to Protect the 2018 Election--and 4 Ways to Protect 2020 https://www.lawfareblog.com/how-us-has-failed-protect-2018-election-and-four-ways-protect-2020

How an international hacker network turned stolen press releases into $100 mil https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/22/17716622/sec-business-wire-hack-stolen-press-release-fraud-ukraine

How to Design for the Modern Web [satire] https://medium.com/commitlog/52eaa926bae2

Linus Tech Tips on RISC-V History and Future https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8jqGOgCy5M

Will Elon Musk’s 120-hour week stop us worshipping workaholism? https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/aug/23/elon-musk-120-hour-working-week-tesla

Chrome Android sending location data to Google 14 times hourly,even background [pdf] https://digitalcontentnext.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DCN-Google-Data-Collection-Paper.pdf

In ‘Small Fry,’ Steve Jobs Comes Across as a Jerk. His Daughter Forgives Him https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/23/books/steve-jobs-lisa-brennan-jobs-small-fry.html

If you stay in the office any longer, I’ll start charge you rent https://ayende.com/blog/184195-A/if-you-stay-in-the-office-any-longer-ill-start-charge-you-rent