HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-09-05
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How the Go runtime implements maps efficiently without generics https://dave.cheney.net/2018/05/29/how-the-go-runtime-implements-maps-efficiently-without-generics

“Prestudy”: Learning Chinese Through Reading http://www.kerrickstaley.com/2018/09/04/chinese-prestudy

LINE Launches Its First Cryptocurrency ’LINK’ https://linecorp.com/en/pr/news/global/2018/20

Progress update from the Librem 5 hardware department https://puri.sm/posts/librem5-2018-09-hardware-report/

‘Five Eyes’ Nations Quietly Demand Government Access to Encrypted Data https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/04/us/politics/government-access-encrypted-data.html

How true hackers write JavaScript https://news.ycombinator.com/hn.js

Karl Ove Knausgaard Concludes “My Struggle” https://bookforum.com/inprint/025_03/20134

The Early History Of Smalltalk (1993) http://worrydream.com/EarlyHistoryOfSmalltalk/

Using the Large Hadron Collider to Search for Dark Matter (2017) http://nautil.us/blog/how-to-use-the-large-hadron-collider-to-search-for-dark-matter

What Your Boss Could Learn by Reading the Whole Company’s Emails https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/09/the-secrets-in-your-inbox/565745/?single_page=true

Show HN: AgentMaps – Turn maps into living societies https://github.com/noncomputable/AgentMaps

A bug story: data alignment in C on x86 (2016) http://pzemtsov.github.io/2016/11/06/bug-story-alignment-on-x86.html

Mass Transit Optimization for Buses: The Depot Problem https://www.optibus.com/mass-transit-optimization-for-buses-the-depot-problem/

The Diplomatic Couriers Who Deliver America’s Secret Mail https://www.wired.com/story/diplomatic-courier-service/

Show HN: Magic Sandbox – learn Kubernetes on real infrastructure https://magicsandbox.com

High-tech digital assistants channel an old form of literacy https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-09-02/siri-alexa-and-oral-literacy

What makes a good front end developer? https://zellwk.com/blog/good-frontend-developer/

Radical open-access plan could spell end to journal subscriptions https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06178-7

Wikimedia warns EU copyright reform threatens the ‘vibrant free web’ https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/04/wikimedia-warns-eu-copyright-reform-threatens-the-vibrant-free-web/

Australia Wants to Take Government Surveillance to the Next Level https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/04/opinion/australia-encryptian-surveillance-bill.html

Hosting files in url minifiers https://fulmicoton.com/posts/urlminifier/

Rocket woman: How to cook curry and get a spacecraft into Mars orbit https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-45374442

What Came First: The Village or the Temple? Or, the Mystery of Göbekli Tepe https://bookworm.club/2018/09/sapiens/

Clayton Christensen: Half of U.S. colleges will be bankrupt in 10 to 15 years https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/30/hbs-prof-says-half-of-us-colleges-will-be-bankrupt-in-10-to-15-years.html

Measuring context switching and memory overheads for Linux threads https://eli.thegreenplace.net/2018/measuring-context-switching-and-memory-overheads-for-linux-threads/

Learning Python for Social Scientists (2015) https://nealcaren.github.io/python-tutorials/

Pushing back on the definition of normal body temperature https://www.wired.com/story/98-degrees-is-a-normal-body-temperature-right-not-quite/

The Big Lie: How a Professor’s Scheme to Get Money and Respect Backfired https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/big-lie

Terry Davis has died http://www.templeos.org/

Munich Re buys IoT middleware startup, relayr, in deal worth $300M https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/04/munich-re-buys-iot-middleware-startup-relayr-in-deal-worth-300m/

Recording Miracles in Renaissance Italy (2016) https://academic.oup.com/past/article/230/suppl_11/191/2884261

Recovering Atari ST ASIC Designs https://www.chzsoft.de/asic-web/

Why are America’s elite universities censoring themselves on China? https://newrepublic.com/article/150476/american-elite-universities-selfcensorship-china

Why you should not build your startup as Single-Page Application (2017) https://www.amberbit.com/blog/2017/9/20/why-you-should-not-build-your-startup-as-spa/

Researchers demonstrate superpositions using a device comprising a single atom https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/causality-disappears-at-the-flick-of-a-switch

Man who threatened to kill Ajit Pai’s children pleads guilty, faces prison https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/09/man-who-threatened-to-kill-ajit-pais-children-pleads-guilty-faces-prison/

“How can they be so good?” the strange story of Skype (2013) https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/09/skypes-secrets/

Paternity leave at startups: designing a policy for new parents https://www.kapwing.com/blog/paternity-leave-for-startups/

A Facebook War: Libyans Battle on the Streets and on Screens https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/04/world/middleeast/libya-facebook.html

PunyForth programming language for the ESP8266 https://github.com/zeroflag/punyforth

Sales drop could be sign of peril for American muscle cars https://www.yahoo.com/news/sales-drop-could-sign-peril-131156726.html

Deriving the Y Combinator and Sage Bird from the Mockingbird http://raganwald.com/2018/09/03/mockingbirds-sage-birds-and-widowbirds.html

Playing a MIDI-controlled drawbar synth organ. In the browser https://pomax.github.io/music-theory-js/public/

Introducing Serializable ACID Transactions on Streaming Data https://data-artisans.com/blog/serializable-acid-transactions-on-streaming-data

TSB boss Paul Pester to step down after IT fiasco https://www.bbc.com/news/business-45406322

Show HN: Chat with people around you https://oyoy.app

Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Phone Numbers https://github.com/googlei18n/libphonenumber/blob/master/FALSEHOODS.md

Atlassian to acquire OpsGenie and launch a new product – called Jira Ops https://www.atlassian.com/blog/announcements/introducing-jira-ops-incident-management-platform

Introducing cstar: The Spotify Cassandra orchestration tool, now open source http://labs.spotify.com/2018/09/04/introducing-cstar-the-spotify-cassandra-orchestration-tool-now-open-source/

The Jetbrains cookie popup is a terminal https://www.jetbrains.com/datagrip/

Show HN: My ridiculously over-engineered Jekyll theme https://hydejack.com/

Meet the busser who’s worked at the same pancake house for 54 years https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ent-othea-loggan-0831-story.html

YouTube Content-ID flags music prof’s public domain Beethoven and Wagner uploads https://torrentfreak.com/youtube-targets-music-profs-public-domain-beethoven-and-wagner-uploads-180903/

Twitter says Trump not immune from getting kicked off https://www.politico.com/story/2018/09/04/twitter-trump-kicked-off-766101

Show HN: GoldenChaos-BTT: A complete Touch Bar UI replacement preset https://community.folivora.ai/t/goldenchaos-btt-a-complete-touch-bar-ui-replacement-preset/1281

European science funders ban grantees from publishing in paywalled journals http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/09/european-science-funders-ban-grantees-publishing-paywalled-journals

Dragonfly: an intelligent P2P based file distribution system https://github.com/alibaba/dragonfly

Show HN: Awesome Console Services: A curated list of awesome console services https://github.com/chubin/awesome-console-services/blob/master/README.md

Birds Can See Earth’s Magnetic Fields, and Now We Know How That’s Possible https://www.sciencealert.com/birds-see-magnetic-fields-cryptochrome-cry4-photoreceptor-2018

’Five Eyes’ governments call on tech giants to build encryption backdoors https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/03/five-eyes-governments-call-on-tech-giants-to-build-encryption-backdoors-or-else/

Is Palmer Luckey right about Magic Leap being a tragic heap? https://www.wired.co.uk/article/magic-leap-one-palmer-luckey

On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs: A Work Rant http://strikemag.org/bullshit-jobs/

Brazil museum fire: ‘incalculable’ loss as 200-year-old Rio institution gutted https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/03/fire-engulfs-brazil-national-museum-rio