HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-09-06
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New Roomba Has Persistent Maps, Selective Room Cleaning, Automatic Dirt Disposal https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/home-robots/new-roomba-i7-features-persistent-maps-room-cleaning

Kitty – a fast, featureful, GPU based terminal emulator https://sw.kovidgoyal.net/kitty/

A First Course in Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers http://people.uncw.edu/hermanr/mat361/ODEBook/

Google wants websites to adopt AMP as the default for building webpages https://www.polemicdigital.com/google-amp-go-to-hell/

B.S. In Artificial Intelligence – Curriculum https://www.cs.cmu.edu/bs-in-artificial-intelligence/curriculum

How to Procrastinate Productively https://nickwignall.com/productive-procrastination/

Why does sorting in computer science mean ordering rather than categorizing? https://twitter.com/random_walker/status/1036704758696960001

Fast word vectors with little memory usage in Python https://github.com/ThoughtRiver/lmdb-embeddings

The bonnethead, the world’s first omnivorous shark https://www.cnet.com/news/meet-the-bonnethead-the-worlds-first-omnivorous-shark/

Scrapping Contracts: a critique of the Go generics proposal https://blog.merovius.de/2018/09/05/scrapping_contracts.html

Turing Tumble – Build Marble-Powered Computers https://www.turingtumble.com/

Evaluating Fuzz Testing https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.09700

You can’t play Bach on YouTube because Sony says they own his compositions https://boingboing.net/2018/09/05/mozart-bach-sorta-mach.html

When optimising code, never guess, always measure http://www.solipsys.co.uk/new/WhenOptimisingCodeMeasure.html?HNri05

An effort to bring computer science to all US high schools https://blog.aboutamazon.com/community/mapping-opportunity

Choosing Your First Marketing Hire https://www.gkogan.co/blog/first-marketing-hire/

How the EU may force all artists to use Youtube forever https://boingboing.net/2018/09/04/extinction-level-event.html

Burroughs B5500 emulator http://www.phkimpel.us/B5500/

Uvm: a BSD virtual memory system http://blog.pr4tt.com/2016/02/02/BSD-virtual-memory/

Last Rites for the Village Voice, a Bohemian Who Stayed on Too Long https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/05/opinion/end-village-voice.html

The NSA Continues to Blame Technology for Breaking the Law https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/nsa-continues-blame-technology-breaking-law

Playstation 2 Linux Games Programming http://lukasz.dk/mirror/hsfortuna/

Show HN: Snowy – a new image library for Python https://github.prideout.net/snowy/

While we are planning our weekends, the rich are planning for doomsday in NZ https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2018-rich-new-zealand-doomsday-preppers/

Theorem (YC W14) Is Hiring a Scientific Programmer/Research Tools Engineer https://jobs.lever.co/theoremlp/beb8d34f-3d34-4743-833f-2fd9bd628221

Respiratory virus pathogens on frequently touched surfaces at airports https://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-018-3150-5

DSS, a deterministic way to manage CSS https://survivejs.com/blog/dss-interview

GAN Lab: An Interactive, Visual Experimentation Tool for GANs https://poloclub.github.io/ganlab/

I survived the Warsaw ghetto. Here are the lessons I’d like to pass on https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/05/survived-warsaw-ghetto-wartime-lessons-extremism-europe

Jix – A better way to Git on the command line https://tomas.github.io/jix/

Show HN: Mantra: a high-level development framework for deep learning projects https://github.com/RJT1990/mantra

Comparing the NYT op-ed to tweets from cabinet members https://github.com/mkearney/resist_oped/blob/master/README.md

Twitter agrees to abuse-transparency reports, civil rights audit https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/05/government-vs-twitter/

Nigeria’s Tizeti (YC W17) concluded a $3 million Series A funding round https://www.iafrikan.com/2018/09/05/tizeti-venture-capital-vc-startup-telecommunications/

Complex survey samples in R (2007) [pdf] http://r-survey.r-forge.r-project.org/survey/survey-wss.pdf

Show HN: Nodebook – Minimalist Node REPL with Web UI https://github.com/netgusto/nodebook

Skyscrapers, trains and roads: How Addis Ababa came to look like a Chinese city https://www.cnn.com/style/article/addis-ababa-china-construction-style/index.html

Show HN: Passwordless Authentication Wallet (PAW) https://github.com/jrjr/paw.js

Show HN: Vim-which-key: Vim port of emacs-which-key https://github.com/liuchengxu/vim-which-key

Punctuation Restoration With Recurrent Neural Networks http://community.wolfram.com/groups/-/m/t/1379001

Nasa launches $1M competition to turn Mars CO2 into sugar https://www.newsweek.com/nasa-launches-competition-turn-co2-sugar-mars-1103017

Researchers say decline of union rights in U.S. contributes to growing wage gap https://psmag.com/economics/unions-wages-and-the-moral-economy-29498

MTNT: Machine Translation of Noisy Text http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~pmichel1/mtnt/

Whole World Should Be Up in Arms About the EU’s Looming Internet Catastrophe https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/why-whole-world-should-be-arms-about-eus-looming-internet-catastrophe

Adding processing directly into memory is getting a serious look https://semiengineering.com/processing-in-memory/

Cuckoo: Open Source automated malware analysis system https://cuckoosandbox.org/

Practical Guidelines for Getting Started with Machine Learning http://www.cachestocaches.com/2018/9/guidelines-practical-ai/

PowerPool malware exploits ALPC LPE zero-day only 2 days after disclosure https://www.welivesecurity.com/2018/09/05/powerpool-malware-exploits-zero-day-vulnerability/

Show HN: Nectarine, proof of concept parallel processing with Rails Active Job https://www.rockstarcoders.com/parallel-map/

A bunch of JavaScript idiosyncrasies to beginners https://github.com/odykyi/javascript-idiosyncrasies

Show HN: Run servers out of browser tabs over WebRTC https://github.com/chr15m/bugout

The Monopoly-Busting Case Against Google, Amazon, Uber, and Facebook https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/5/17805162/monopoly-antitrust-regulation-google-amazon-uber-facebook

Static Program Analysis [pdf] https://cs.au.dk/~amoeller/spa/spa.pdf

Google wants to get rid of URLs but doesn’t know what to use instead https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/09/google-wants-to-get-rid-of-urls-but-doesnt-know-what-to-use-instead/

Out of Control: Houston’s roads, drivers are nation’s most deadly https://www.houstonchronicle.com/local/article/Houston-s-roads-drivers-are-nation-s-most-12865072.php

Putting the Wolfram Language (and Mathematica) on Every Raspberry Pi (2013) http://blog.wolfram.com/2013/11/21/putting-the-wolfram-language-and-mathematica-on-every-raspberry-pi/

Rogue MEGA Chrome Extension Stole Passwords and Crypto Keys https://torrentfreak.com/rogue-mega-chrome-extension-stole-passwords-and-crypto-keys-180905/

VSCode – August 2018 Release (version 1.27) https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_27

It’s better to rent than to buy in today’s housing market https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/05/its-better-to-rent-than-to-buy-in-todays-housing-market.html

Show HN: An Instagram Web Extension for growing your account by hand https://github.com/martinschleiss/instagram-helper

Dataset Search: Google’s new search engine to help scientists find datasets https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/5/17822562/google-dataset-search-service-scholar-scientific-journal-open-data-access

Google Notifies People Targeted by Secret FBI Investigation https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pawjjn/google-email-secret-fbi-investigation

Show HN: Integrate Stripe with your SaaS without coding https://servicebot.io

Experiences from Building an Event-Sourced System with Kafka Streams https://www.infoq.com/news/2018/07/event-sourcing-kafka-streams

Show HN: Go session library which is agnostic of HTTP libraries and frameworks https://github.com/vividvilla/simplesessions

MEGA.nz Chrome extension caught stealing passwords, cryptocurrency private keys https://www.zdnet.com/article/mega-nz-chrome-extension-caught-stealing-passwords-cryptocurrency-private-keys/

A history of happiness explains why capitalism makes us feel empty inside https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/9/4/17759590/happiness-fantasy-capitalism-culture-carl-cederstrom

Google automatically sharing geotagged photos from Photos to Maps https://twitter.com/lmjabreu/status/1037234756235223040

Research: Women Ask for Raises as Often as Men, but Are Less Likely to Get Them http://hbr.org/2018/06/research-women-ask-for-raises-as-often-as-men-but-are-less-likely-to-get-them

Show HN: Gelbox – An Interactive Simulation Tool for Gel Electrophoresis http://douglaslab.org/gelbox/

They raised $400K for a homeless vet. There’s none left to give him, lawyer says https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/09/04/they-raised-homeless-vet-theres-none-left-give-him-lawyer-says/

Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies (BEZOS) Act https://www.sanders.senate.gov/download/the-stop-bezos-act-summary?inline=file

Bernie Sanders Intros ‘Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies (BEZOS)’ Bill https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/05/bernie-sanders-intros-stop-bad-employers-by-zeroing-out-subsidies-bezos-bill/