HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-09-08
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YouTube’s tendency to push everyday users toward politically extreme content https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/07/world/europe/youtube-far-right-extremism.html

Surprising hidden order unites prime numbers and crystal-like materials https://phys.org/news/2018-09-hidden-prime-crystal-like-materials.html

Google Fiber Is High-Speed Internet’s Most Successful Failure https://hbr.org/2018/09/why-google-fiber-is-high-speed-internets-most-successful-failure

In the fundamental physics of the world, there is neither space nor time http://nautil.us/issue/64/the-unseen/the-end-of-time

On the Road to Pure Go X11 GUIs https://p.janouch.name/article-xgb.html

The US chip industry starts to wake up to new competitive reality http://archive.is/y7W4k

Academic Activists Send a Published Paper Down the Memory Hole https://quillette.com/2018/09/07/academic-activists-send-a-published-paper-down-the-memory-hole/

Quaternions: the Strange Numbers That Birthed Modern Algebra https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-strange-numbers-that-birthed-modern-algebra-20180906/

Laser-Cut Music Box [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GC3tJzbuYo

The Case Against Delaware (2002) https://newrepublic.com/article/61902/rogue-state

New trial marks a milestone in synthetic biology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/04/health/synthetic-biology-pku.html

Texar: A toolkit for text generation and beyond based on Tensorflow https://github.com/asyml/texar

Ripgrep 0.10.0 released (PCRE2 and multi-line support) https://github.com/BurntSushi/ripgrep/releases/tag/0.10.0

Debugging a 3D graphics bug in an emulator https://www.supermodel3.com/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1561

Firefox about:config privacy settings https://gist.github.com/0XDE57/fbd302cef7693e62c769

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

Agglomeration effects might change the YIMBY calculus http://devonzuegel.com/post/agglomeration-effects-might-change-the-yimby-calculus

Show HN: A simple Go utility to ease deployments via SSH and SCP https://github.com/skx/deployr/

Engineering management lessons (2014) http://www.defmacro.org/2014/10/03/engman.html

Gitifying I2P: How to make Git clone resumable https://0xcc.re/gitifying-i2p-how-to-make-git-clone-resumable/

A Popular Mac App That Sent Users’ Browsing History to China Has Been Removed https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nicolenguyen/apple-removes-adware-doctor-browsing-history

Ancient farmers spared us from glaciers but changed Earth’s climate: study https://phys.org/news/2018-09-ancient-farmers-glaciers-profoundly-earth.html

MIT Open Access Task Force https://open-access.mit.edu/

Guess.js: Libraries for enabling Machine Learning driven experience on the web https://github.com/guess-js/guess

SonarSnoop: Active Acoustic Side-Channel Attacks https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.10250

Oberon System Implemented on a Low-Cost FPGA Board (2015) [pdf] https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/2c11/7c1456eb96bbea19aa3c8b018de4fc9387bc.pdf

Terry Davis Confirmation: Man killed by train had tech following http://www.thedalleschronicle.com/news/2018/sep/07/man-killed-train-had-tech-following/

How Spam Filtering Works: From SPF to DKIM to Blacklists https://deliciousbrains.com/how-spam-filters-works/?__s=b7opgxc3bpupssi4tgau

Computing Before Computers (1990) http://ed-thelen.org/comp-hist/CBC.html

Top paid utility app in the Mac App Store steals browser history https://objective-see.com/blog/blog_0x37.html

The mysterious case of missing URLs and Google’s AMP https://sonniesedge.co.uk/posts/amp-urls/

“we’re f--ked”: there is only one antidote to silicon valley’s ills - engineers https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/08/there-is-only-one-antidote-to-silicon-valleys-ills-their-engineers

Stripe’s take on software engineer efficiency made me angry https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1038047527898177536.html

Apple is building an online portal for police to make data requests https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-is-building-an-online-portal-for-police-to-make-data-requests/

Amazon buys 20k vans for its delivery business https://twitter.com/Daimler/status/1037354768317014017

An Evolutionary Theory for the Variability Hypothesis https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.04184

How the Hydraulics Machine Works https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eho8ERws_-U

Two Years Ago, India Lacked Fast, Cheap Internet – One Billionaire Changed That https://www.wsj.com/articles/two-years-ago-india-lacked-fast-cheap-internetone-billionaire-changed-all-that-1536159916

Seven Molecules’ Claim to Fame (2013) http://nautil.us/issue/5/fame/seven-molecules-claim-to-fame

Naive city generation with Three.js (2017) https://plaxdev.wordpress.com/2017/09/11/naive-city-generation/

The complexities of cyber sovereignty in Chinese airlines over Australian skies http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-08/i-confronted-the-great-firewall-of-china-in-australian-airspace/10159900

Air Force is looking into Elon Musk’s pot smoking: Source https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/07/air-force-is-looking-into-elon-musks-pot-smoking-source.html

Steve Perry Walked Away from Journey. A Promise Finally Ended His Silence https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/05/arts/music/steve-perry-journey-traces-interview.html

Tesla stock tanks as much as 9% after execs resign and Elon Musk smokes weed https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/07/tesla-sinks-8percent-after-bizarre-musk-podcast-appearance-cao-exit.html

The woes of incremental resource drains in big systems https://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/09/06/test/

PostgreSQL Setting up Streaming Replication walk thru https://www.percona.com/blog/2018/09/07/setting-up-streaming-replication-postgresql/

New law in Belgium: right to open science regardless of contract with publisher https://twitter.com/glouppe/status/1037804677746880512

500 users in 4 days – how we launched Remote Circle https://medium.com/@joshua_tiernan/500-users-in-4-days-4a3861dfbde4

Is Atlantis Hidden in Plain Sight? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDoM4BmoDQM

Elon Musk Interview with Joe Rogan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycPr5-27vSI&t=1s

Joe Rogan interviews relaxed, joint-smoking Elon Musk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycPr5-27vSI

LEDs could be harmful to health – the EU halogen ban will make it worse https://theconversation.com/leds-could-be-harmful-to-health-the-eu-halogen-ban-will-make-it-worse-102589

Show HN: Interactive web pages with only HTML and CSS – sudoku and more https://www.csshole.com

Show HN: A Light-Weight and Easy-To-use Audio Visualizer Library for Android https://github.com/gauravk95/audio-visualizer-android

Startups Flock to Turn Young Blood into an Elixir of Youth https://www.wired.com/story/startups-flock-to-turn-young-blood-into-an-elixir-of-youth/

Elon Musk at Joe Rogan: AI, SpaceX, the Future https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycPr5-27vSI&feature=youtu.be

Giant plastic catcher heads for Pacific Ocean clean-up https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45438736

New Copyright Directive: Tension rises in anticipation of EU Parliament’s vote https://www.limegreenipnews.com/2018/09/new-copyright-directive-tension-rises-in-anticipation-of-european-parliaments-vote/

Why the world is full of buttons that don’t work https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/placebo-buttons-design/index.html