HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-09-02
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USB-C Explorer – A development board to get started working with USB Type-C https://www.reclaimerlabs.com/blog/2018/8/7/the-usb-c-explorer

SGI’s $250,000 Graphics Supercomputer from 1993 – Onyx RealityEngine² [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo3lUw9GUJA

MatchSticks: Portable CNC System for Automating Wood-Working Joinery https://rutian.github.io/projects/MS/

Automatic conversion between simplified and traditional Chinese https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Automatic_conversion_between_simplified_and_traditional_Chinese

Carlo Rovelli on challenging our common-sense notion of time http://nautil.us/blog/forget-everything-you-think-you-know-about-time

The Cobra Effect, but with an antidote https://unintendedconsequenc.es/the-cobra-effect-redesigned/

India Pushes Back Against Tech ‘Colonization’ by Internet Giants https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/31/technology/india-technology-american-giants.html

How Two Thieves Stole Thousands of Prints from University Libraries https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/robert-kindred-university-library-theft

Service provider story about tracking down TCP RSTs https://mailman.nanog.org/pipermail/nanog/2018-September/096871.html

Crunch Time in NAFTA Negotiations: What’s at Play for Canada on Digital Policy http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2018/08/crunch-time-in-the-nafta-negotiations/

A new way to remove ice buildup without power or chemicals https://phys.org/news/2018-08-ice-buildup-power-chemicals.html

Meal frequency and timing in health and disease https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4250148/

Volunteers scour drone footage in search for woman who went missing on hike https://www.geekwire.com/2018/volunteers-scour-drone-footage-online-search-woman-went-missing-hike-north-seattle/

Why California’s Privacy Law Won’t Hurt Facebook or Google https://www.wired.com/story/why-californias-privacy-law-wont-hurt-facebook-or-google/

Microwave Weapons Are Suspect in Ills of U.S. Embassy Workers https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/01/science/sonic-attack-cuba-microwave.html

Apparent Evidence for Hawking Points in the CMB Sky https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.01740

Shimport: Use JavaScript modules in all browsers, including dynamic imports https://github.com/Rich-Harris/shimport

When Neurons Turn Against Themselves https://neurosciencenews.com/neurons-autoimmune-9778/

Scale API is hiring engineers to accelerate the development of AI https://www.scaleapi.com/about#jobs

Book review: Head First Statistics vs. The Manga Guide to Statistics http://blog.asymptotic.co.uk/2009/11/book-review-head-first-statistics-vs-manga-guide/

ASM International Headquarters and Geodesic Dome https://rs.locationshub.com/location_detail.aspx?id=053-10059511

HyperLearn: Faster, Leaner GPU Sklearn, Statsmodels Written in PyTorch https://github.com/danielhanchen/hyperlearn

Largest brain imaging study identifies drivers of brain aging https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180821112010.htm

The American Nightmare: Subprime Mortgage Crisis, 10 Years Later https://www.thepennyhoarder.com/subprime-mortgage-crisis/

Paul Graham on why he doesn’t like seeing college-age and younger founders https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/01/paul-graham-on-why-he-doesnt-like-seeing-college-age-and-younger-founders/

Keystone – Open-Source Secure Hardware Enclave https://keystone-enclave.org/

Tearful Tech Mogul Jailed After Probation Revoked in Domestic Violence Case https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/08/31/tearful-tech-mogul-jailed-domestic-violence/

Saudi Arabia plans huge canal that will turn country of Qatar into an island https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1011376/saudi-arabia-qatar-canal-island

The secret to successful BBQ pork butt and brisket is science https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/09/let-science-be-your-guide-for-the-perfect-labor-day-bbq/

A small, bootable clone of Space Invaders written in x86 Assembly https://github.com/flxbe/asm-space-invaders

Show HN: Send secret messages to someone using their public ssh key https://gist.github.com/giannitedesco/54dba84caf904f165bd66035225e9d65

Build a Neural Network from Scratch in Python https://enlight.nyc/neural-network

Shimport: Use JavaScript modules in all browsers, including dynamic imports https://github.com/Rich-Harris/shimport

Paraguayan War Was Dumbest and Costliest Conflict the Americas Ever Experienced https://warisboring.com/the-paraguayan-war-was-the-dumbest-and-costliest-conflict-the-americas-ever-experienced/

How the Kessler Syndrome can end all space exploration and destroy modern life https://bigthink.com/paul-ratner/how-the-kessler-syndrome-can-end-all-space-exploration-and-destroy-modern-life

Burning Man attendees dumping RVs, bicycles, trash mounds in nearby Reno https://www.sfgate.com/burningman/article/Burning-Man-garbage-reno-dumping-leave-no-trace-13186812.php

A Russian Sovereign Wealth Fund Is Trying to Make Elon Musk’s Dream Come True https://www.thedailybeast.com/putins-financial-consigliere-is-trying-to-make-elon-musks-dream-come-true

Parasitic Vines That Feed on Parasitic Wasps That Feed on Trees https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/30/science/parasitic-vines-wasps.html

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