HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-09-14
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Tao Tajima – WebGL and GreenSock Animation http://taotajima.jp/

Before Food Trucks, Americans Ate ’Night Lunch’ from Beautiful Wagons https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/night-lunch-wagon

Google remotely activated battery saving mode on multiple people’s phones today https://www.reddit.com/r/GooglePixel/comments/9fkrvw/is_anyone_elses_power_saving_mode_turning_itself/e5xl907/

Multiple gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/13/us/massachusetts-explosions-fires/index.html

A Fully Automated HTTPS Server Powered by Nginx, Let’s Encrypt and Docker https://github.com/SteveLTN/https-portal

AirConsole – Play multiplayer games together https://www.airconsole.com/welcome

Bowler: Safe code refactoring for modern Python https://pybowler.io/

Host Your Blog on DigitalOcean with Docker, Nginx and Let’s Encrypt https://www.archij.com/host-your-own-blog-on-digitalocean-with-docker-nginx-and-letsencrypt/

Beluga whales adopt lost narwhal in St. Lawrence River https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/belugas-narwhal-stlawrence-1.4820602

Parry and Thrust: On Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/rivalry-feud/parry-and-thrust

Show HN: Acolytefight.io – Multiplayer Skillshot Arena HTML5 Game http://acolytefight.io

Preserving Outputs Precisely while Adaptively Rescaling Targets https://deepmind.com/blog/preserving-outputs-precisely-while-adaptively-rescaling-targets/

Advice from a Geographer: Put Away the Map https://undark.org/article/book-review-bonnett-beyond-the-map/

Remote Code Execution in Alpine Linux https://justi.cz/security/2018/09/13/alpine-apk-rce.html

The Most Dangerous Muse: Parkinson’s disease gave her the gift of creativity http://nautil.us/issue/64/the-unseen/the-most-dangerous-muse-rp

Show HN: Design and Simulate Molecules in Virtual Reality https://store.steampowered.com/app/493430/Nanome/

How Fighting Wildfires Works [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EodxubsO8EI

$250 Trillion in Debt: The World’s Post-Lehman Legacy https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-lehman-debt/?srnd=premium

Millennials and Mainframes: How to Bridge the Gap https://info.model9.io/lack-of-mid-level-mfers

Remembering Castle Garden, a nineteenth-century immigrant welfare state https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/welcome-new-york

The startup world’s cuddly, cutthroat battle to walk your dog https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2018/9/12/17831948/rover-wag-dog-walking-app

Top Cancer Doctor Resigns After Failing to Disclose Industry Ties https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/13/health/jose-baselga-cancer-memorial-sloan-kettering.html

Yarn Plug’n’Play: Getting rid of node_modules https://github.com/yarnpkg/rfcs/pull/101

If There Is Such a Thing as Economic ‘Good Times,’ These Are They http://thesoundingline.com/taps-coogan-if-there-is-such-a-thing-as-economic-good-times-these-are-they/

Let’s trim our hair in accordance with the socialist lifestyle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let%27s_trim_our_hair_in_accordance_with_the_socialist_lifestyle

Forest, a multi-syntax functional language that compiles to WebAssembly https://github.com/forest-lang/forest-compiler

Google Scientist Resigns Over “Forfeiture of Our Values” in China https://theintercept.com/2018/09/13/google-china-search-engine-employee-resigns/

Show HN: Replays of technical interviews with engineers from Google, FB and more https://interviewing.io/recordings

Starcity (YC S16) Is Hiring a Senior Back End Software Engineer https://starcity.com/careers/2f0058c7-b3ab-4538-8366-7f7d95118227

Is Your Landing Page Good Enough to Get into Y Combinator? https://yourlandingpagesucks.com/startup-landing-page-teardown-yc/

SpaceX has signed the world’s first private passenger to fly around the Moon https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1040397262248005632

Tesla: What’s Really Going On, on the Plant Floor https://www.industryweek.com/leadership/tesla-whats-really-going-plant-floor

UK’s mass surveillance regime violated human rights law, finds ECHR https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/13/uks-mass-surveillance-regime-violated-human-rights-law-finds-echr/

erd (cli tool) – plain text description to graphical entity-relationship diagram https://github.com/BurntSushi/erd

How the Weather Channel Made That Insane Storm Surge Animation https://www.wired.com/story/weather-channel-hurricane-florence-storm-surge-graphic/

Portrait of Terence Tao [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJLQj4hQs2Q

Show HN: A UI for generating WebAudio code https://webaudio.simmsreeve.com/

“Free College” programs vary in how they define both “free” and “college” https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/09/12/643673271/if-free-college-sounds-too-good-to-be-true-that-s-because-it-often-is

Show HN: Snipper – Lets you collaborate on the same code in real time https://snipper.io

GCC gOlogy: studying the impact of optimizations on debugging http://www.fsfla.org/~lxoliva/writeups/gOlogy/gOlogy.txt

Helena Sarin, an artist who works with GANs, reflects on her creative process https://thegradient.pub/playing-a-game-of-ganstruction/

Show HN: Start a small crowdfunding campaign to prove product demand https://funduf.com

Using Rust for Game Development [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKLntZcp27M

Musical sensor shows bad medicine plays false note https://phys.org/news/2018-09-sensors-literally-music-ears.html

Crayon on a rock shard suggests early humans indulged in abstract art https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06657-x

Rfc8216: HTTP Live Streaming https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8216

Specializing Ropes for Ruby [pdf] https://chrisseaton.com/truffleruby/ropes-manlang.pdf

Medicinal Soft Drinks and Coca-Cola Fiends: The Toxic History of Soda Pop (2014) https://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-toxic-history-of-soda-pop/

Tech elites are paying $7,000 to freeze stem cells from fat for a longer life https://www.businessinsider.com/stem-cell-freezing-longevity-silicon-valley-new-york-2018-9

A blog in pure Org/Lisp https://ambrevar.xyz/blog-architecture/

The Weekly Standard’s ThinkProgress Facebook fact check was correct https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/09/thinkprogress-weekly-standard-facebook-fact-check-kavanaugh.html

Introducing Oak: An Open Source Scalable Key-Value Map for Big Data Analytics https://yahoodevelopers.tumblr.com/post/178045146133/introducing-oak-an-open-source-scalable-key-value

Google indexer is two-pass, first run is without js https://twitter.com/Paul_Kinlan/status/1039852756113080320

This Is What It’s Like to Be a Teacher in America http://time.com/longform/teaching-in-america/

Bellwoods – a Generative Art web game in 13 kilobytes https://bellwoods.xyz/

Nostrum Laboratories raises price of essential antibiotic by more than 400% https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/09/pharma-ceo-jacks-drug-price-400-citing-moral-requirement-to-make-money/

Show HN: Condor – A library for building scalable TCP servers in Erlang https://github.com/sinasamavati/condor

Guidelines for writing readable code https://alemil.com/guidelines-for-writing-readable-code

Torch – A scientific computing framework for LuaJIT http://torch.ch/

Spanish actor detained after ridiculing ’God and the Virgin Mary’ in FB post https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/12/spanish-actor-detained-after-ridiculing-god-and-the-virgin-mary

Google is locking people out of documents https://mashable.com/2017/10/31/google-docs-locking-people-out/

ESR: Slaves to speech suppression are masters of nothing http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=8114

Inside the ’shadowy world’ of China’s fake science research black market http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-09-13/the-fake-science-trade-inside-chinas-research-black-market/10238730

Show HN: Command Line Tool to push Docker images to a server over ssh https://github.com/coherenceapi/docker-push-ssh

Show HN: r-audio – A library of React components for building Web Audio graphs https://github.com/bbc/r-audio

New cold boot attack affects “nearly all modern computers” https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-cold-boot-attack-affects-nearly-all-modern-computers/

Researcher finds vulnerability enabling disclosure of Intel ME encryption keys http://blog.ptsecurity.com/2018/09/intel-me-encryption-vulnerability.html

Security flaw in ‘nearly all’ modern PCs and Macs exposes encrypted data https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/12/security-flaw-in-nearly-all-modern-pcs-and-macs-leaks-encrypted-data/

Juvenile or adult? Leap-year suspect poses conundrum for court http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-13/canberra-court-leap-year-girl-adult-or-child/10242750

Tesla to achieve leading $100/kWh battery cell cost this year, says investor https://electrek.co/2018/09/11/tesla-100-kwh-battery-cost-investor-gigafactory-1-tour/

The What-If Tool: Code-Free Probing of Machine Learning Models https://ai.googleblog.com/2018/09/the-what-if-tool-code-free-probing-of.html

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