HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-09-21
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Lineage OS – Qualcomm’s Chain of Trust https://lineageos.org/engineering/Qualcomm-Firmware/

Show HN: Hacking slot machines with a buttonhole camera and brute-force search https://github.com/tensor8/hacking_slot_machines

Alane: Using Aluminum Hydride as Fuel http://ardica.com/fuel/

Sourcegraph Master Plan https://about.sourcegraph.com/plan

Insane complexity of calendrically correct date and time operations http://yourcalendricalfallacyis.com/

On generative algorithms https://inconvergent.net/generative/

World Bank says global population in extreme poverty has fallen below 750M https://www.wsj.com/articles/world-poverty-falls-below-750-million-report-says-1537366273

Coursera Machine Learning MOOC by Andrew Ng – Python Programming Assignments https://github.com/dibgerge/ml-coursera-python-assignments

Becoming a Better Software Developer: A Handbook on Personal Performance https://www.7pace.com/blog/become-a-better-programmer-skills-development

Modern Code Review: A Case Study at Google [pdf] https://sback.it/publications/icse2018seip.pdf

Twitch is reportedly blocked in China https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/20/twitch-blocked-china/

The varieties of material existence http://cognitivemedium.com/vme

Four Lessons from a Failed Startup – From and for First Time Founders https://medium.com/swlh/4-lessons-from-a-failed-startup-from-and-for-first-time-founders-c61913df3bb5

Building a Complex Financial Chart with D3 and d3fc https://blog.scottlogic.com/2018/09/21/d3-financial-chart.html

Three new physics experiments could revamp the standard model https://www.sciencenews.org/article/new-particle-physics-experiments-revamp-standard-model

A Ray-Box Intersection Algorithm and Efficient Dynamic Voxel Rendering http://www.jcgt.org/published/0007/03/04/

Show HN: Solo, open source FIDO2 security key https://github.com/SoloKeysSec/solo

GNSS Compare: software to compare the performance of Galileo signals https://gnss-compare.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

The Making of Underrun – A WebGL Shooter in 13kb of JavaScript https://phoboslab.org/log/2018/09/underrun-making-of

Geek gardening: A Wired guide to domestic terraforming https://www.wired.com/2010/05/ff_domestic_terraforming/

Starcity (YC S16) Is Hiring Full-Stack Software Engineers https://starcity.com/careers/a7089ec4-2b28-445f-852b-ff1effde86ef

Self-driving homes could be the future of affordable housing https://archpaper.com/2018/09/self-driving-homes/

New York inmate’s golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45582610

ReactXP – A library for building cross-platform apps https://microsoft.github.io/reactxp/

The Justice Dept’s secret rules for targeting journalists with FISA court orders https://freedom.press/news/revealed-justice-depts-secret-rules-targeting-journalists-fisa-court-orders/

Show HN: Sublime Merge – A Git client from the makers of Sublime Text https://www.sublimemerge.com

National Museum of Computing to hold live Enigma code-breaking demo with a Bombe https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/19/tnmoc_bombe_enigma_code_breaking_demo/

How Seattle blew its chance at a subway system (2016) http://features.crosscut.com/seattle-forward-thrust-sound-transit

Eric Schmidt predicts that Internet will bifurcate between China and USA https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/20/eric-schmidt-ex-google-ceo-predicts-internet-split-china.html

Practical Deep Learning for Coders http://course.fast.ai/

Former Columnist Jailed for Facebook Criticism of Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi https://www.mmtimes.com/news/ngar-min-swe-given-7-years-facebook-post.html

Crippling DDoS vulnerability put the entire Bitcoin market at risk https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2018/09/20/bitcoin-core-vulnerability-blockchain-ddos/

China appears to be accelerating development of a super-heavy lift rocket https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/09/china-appears-to-be-accelerating-development-of-a-super-heavy-lift-rocket/

CLIP OS – France’s cybersecurity agency’s open source, secured operating system https://www.ssi.gouv.fr/en/actualite/clip-os-open-source-secured-operating-system/

Show HN: NuScenes – largest open-source self-driving dataset ever https://www.nuscenes.org/#hn

“Chromecast automatically transfers that PIN using short, inaudible audio tones” https://support.google.com/chromecast/answer/6109292?hl=en&ref_topic=6109288

Introducing the Cloudflare Onion Service https://blog.cloudflare.com/cloudflare-onion-service/

How to build a full GraphQL server with Node.js https://medium.freecodecamp.org/graphql-zero-to-production-a7c4f786a57b

Scientists discover why many Alzheimer’s drugs fail, identify one that may work https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/alzheimers-disease-drugs-treatment-beta-amyloid-fasudil-dementia-a8545591.html

Tesla’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Elon Musk https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/20/opinion/tesla-elon-musk.html

Markerless Augmented Reality. No app to install. No plugin. No special browser https://8thwall.com/products-web.html

Show HN: N-Body simulation using WebAssembly https://novoselrok.github.io/nbody-wasm/

Amazon announces 11 new and refreshed Echo-branded gadgets–like a wall clock https://arstechnica.com/?p=1379563

Bring Order to Chaos: A Graph-Based Journey from Textual Data to Wisdom https://neo4j.com/blog/bring-order-to-chaos-graph-based-journey-textual-data-to-wisdom/

Apple gives you a TRUST rating – it’s based on your phone call and email habits https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/7303020/apple-trust-score-phone-calls-emails/

First detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30% of the speed of light https://m.phys.org/news/2018-09-falling-black-hole-percent.html

Spiders Have Exploded Over Greek Town, Coating Everything in a 1000 Foot Web https://www.sciencealert.com/1-000-feet-of-spider-web-have-taken-over-a-town-in-greece-aitoliko-tetragnatha

Facebook Is Reviewing Its Policy on White Nationalism After Investigation https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/yw4pbj/facebook-white-supremacy-white-nationalism-hate-speech-policy

A Breakthrough for U.S. Troops: Combat-Ready Pizza https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/20/us/army-pizza-mre-field-rations.html

Tesla Model 3 receives a perfect safety rating from NHTSA https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/tesla-model-3-receives-perfect-222800702.html

Inside the ’revolutionary’ Soviet airport now faces demolition in Armenia https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6185497/Inside-Soviet-airport-height-luxury-faces-demolition-Armenia.html

$100M/Year to Shut Down: The Rise and Fall of CountryOutfitter.com https://www.starterstory.com/stories/country-outfitter

A/B testing how to ask YouTubers for product reviews https://www.candyjapan.com/behind-the-scenes/ab-testing-contacting-youtubers

’Savior of Film,’ Henri Langlois, Began Extensive Cinema Archive in His Bathtub https://www.npr.org/2018/09/20/649236063/savior-of-film-henri-langlois-began-extensive-cinema-archive-in-his-bathtub

Which Deep Learning Frameworks Are Most in Demand? 2018 Power Scores https://towardsdatascience.com/deep-learning-framework-power-scores-2018-23607ddf297a

NCIX, Able Auctions, and Bowra Group Data Breach https://www.danieldent.com/blog/ncix-able-auctions-bowra-group-data-breach/

The undersea and the ecstasy: MDMA leaves octopuses loved up https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/sep/20/mdma-makes-octopuses-more-sociable

US military given more authority to launch preventative cyberattacks https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/18/politics/us-military-cyberattacks-authority/

Plasticity is enhanced but dysregulated in the aging brain https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180919115827.htm

Google says apps may scan Gmail accounts if they get user consent https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/google-says-apps-may-scan-gmail-accounts-if-they-get-n911546

Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses–and What Happened Was Profound https://gizmodo.com/scientists-gave-mdma-to-octopuses-and-what-happened-was-1829191638

Show HN: Open Sukkah – Airbnb for Public Sukkahs http://www.opensukkah.com

Amazon Announces Echo Sub, Echo Link, Echo Link Amp to Compete with Sonos https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/20/17880918/amazon-subwoofer-announced-echo-sub-alexa-price-release-date

Serverless and Recurrent Neural Networks with Fn, GraphPipe and TensorFlow https://medium.com/fnproject/serverless-and-recurrent-neural-networks-with-tensorflow-and-graphpipe-fc73785f1a16

Crowdfunding raises millions for quack cancer remedies, like coffee enemas https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/09/crowdfunding-raises-millions-for-quack-cancer-remedies-like-coffee-enemas/

Amazon’s Fire TV Recast Lets You Record, Stream Live TV https://www.tomsguide.com/us/amazon-fire-tv-recast-price-specs,news-28134.html

Silicon Valley Myths Aside, Time Is on the Side of Aging Entrepreneurs https://www-wsj-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/BL-CIOB-14372?responsive=y

Why the f*** is Chrome synchronizing with my Outlook.com work account? https://www.reddit.com/r/chrome/comments/9he7bn/why_the_fuck_is_chrome_synchronizing_with_my/

’I am admin’ bug turns WD’s My Cloud boxes into Everyone’s Cloud https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/18/remote_access_vulnerability_western_digital_my_cloud/

Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked, $59M in Losses Reported https://cointelegraph.com/news/japanese-cryptocurrency-exchange-hacked-59-million-in-losses-reported

How to land the Space Shuttle . . . from space [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jb4prVsXkZU