HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-09-24
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Modifications to Google Chromium for removing Google integration https://github.com/Eloston/ungoogled-chromium

News Site to Investigate Big Tech, Helped by Craigslist Founder https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/23/business/media/the-markup-craig-newmark.html

ITER Tokamak: First Plasma Through High-Fusion-Gain Deuterium-Tritium Operation https://www.iter.org/newsline/-/3121

Intelligent, devoted, alien – parrots are unlike any other pet https://aeon.co/essays/why-does-keeping-a-bird-in-a-cage-make-people-happy

Open Machine Learning Course https://mlcourse.ai/

The Socratic Method in an Age of Trauma (2017) [pdf] https://harvardlawreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2320-2347_Online.pdf

App-Only Banks Rise in Europe and Aim at Traditional Lenders https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/23/technology/online-banking-monzo.html

“The Riemann Hypothesis” by Michael Atiyah – Preprint https://www.cnbeta.com/articles/tech/771037.htm

Fair Trending: Objectively-Ranked Trending YouTube Videos https://fairtrending.com

Show HN: Python library to create Siri shortcuts https://github.com/alexander-akhmetov/python-shortcuts

App update rejected for mentioning iPhone XR in release notes http://www.eod.com/blog/2018/09/rejected/

Traveling Ruby: self-contained, portable Ruby binaries http://phusion.github.io/traveling-ruby/

Implementing a web server in a single printf call (2014) https://tinyhack.com/2014/03/12/implementing-a-web-server-in-a-single-printf-call/

Did Thomas Kuhn Kill Truth? A review of Errol Morris’s critique https://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/did-thomas-kuhn-kill-truth

How did software get so reliable without proof? (1996) [pdf] http://www.gwern.net/docs/math/1996-hoare.pdf

Understanding schizophrenia: What exactly is schizophrenia? http://www.paulmorrison.org/understanding-schizophrenia-what-exactly-is-schizophrenia/

North, Thalmic’s Secret Smart Glasses Play https://betakit.com/north-is-thalmics-secret-smart-glasses-play/

Marguerite Young and the Most Widely Unread Book Ever Acclaimed https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2018/09/19/the-most-unread-book-ever-acclaimed/

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the On-Site Warranty https://www.ultrabookreview.com/21014-dr-servicelove-learned-stop-worrying-love-site-warranty/

SEPA: A Simple, Efficient Permutation Algorithm http://www.quickperm.org/soda_submit.php

Better Promises in JavaScript https://francisco.io/blog/better-promises/

The $12 “Gongkai” Phone (2013) https://www.bunniestudios.com/blog/?page_id=3107

“Unadoptable” shelter cats get second chance at life by chasing mice http://www.cats.club/unadoptable-shelter-cats-get-second-chance-at-life-by-chasing-mice/

Octopuses on MDMA reveal genetic evolution link to human social behaviors https://phys.org/news/2018-09-octopuses-mood-drug-ecstasy-reveal.html

High Performance Computing: Are We Just Getting Wrong Answers Faster? (1998) [pdf] https://www3.nd.edu/~markst/cast-award-speech.pdf

What’s the difference between an integer and a pointer? https://blog.regehr.org/archives/1621

Awesome Thesis: survive your CS master thesis https://github.com/ocean1/awesome-thesis

Flexport is hiring – help more than 10k companies ship products worldwide https://blog.ycombinator.com/ryan-petersen-on-building-flexport-a-modern-freight-forwarder/

What China Can Teach the U.S. About Artificial Intelligence https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/22/opinion/sunday/ai-china-united-states.html

Monitoring Go Applications with Monit https://boakye.yiadom.org/go/monit/

Interactive explanation of marching cubes and dual contouring http://wordsandbuttons.online/interactive_explanation_of_marching_cubes_and_dual_contouring.html

Future Shock Documentary (1972) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkUwXenBokU

Apology Critics Who Want to Teach You How to Say You’re Sorry (2017) http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2017/06/these-apology-critics-want-to-teach-you-how-to-say-sorry.html

Critical Bitcoin bug found, caused by trying to save 0.6 millisecond https://medium.com/@awemany/600-microseconds-b70f87b0b2a6

It’s not such a problem that the Large Hadron Collider hasn’t found new physics http://nautil.us/issue/64/the-unseen/fine-tuning-is-just-fine

Java’s Checked Exceptions Are Evil? (2015) https://blog.philipphauer.de/checked-exceptions-are-evil/

Putting a dollar value on one of oil’s biggest subsidies: military protection https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2018/9/21/17885832/oil-subsidies-military-protection-supplies-safe

Show HN: Play “music” with others (a basic web app) https://www.personalecho.com/jam

Remember when a glass of wine a day was good for you? https://www.popsci.com/moderate-drinking-benefits-risks

Keeping your JavaScript bundle size in check https://www.debugbear.com/blog/reducing-javascript-bundle-size

The Roots of Techno (1994) https://www.wired.com/1994/07/techno/

Wendy’s faces lawsuit for unlawfully collecting employee fingerprints https://www.zdnet.com/article/wendys-faces-lawsuit-for-unlawfully-collecting-employee-fingerprints/

Show HN: Adburner. DNS based ad blocker with DNS over HTTPS support https://github.com/Subash/adburner-dns

Field Guide for Designing Human Interaction with Intelligent Systems (1998) [pdf] https://ston.jsc.nasa.gov/collections/trs/_techrep/TM-1998-208470.pdf

Bill Gross: The single biggest reason why startups succeed – TED https://en.tiny.ted.com/talks/bill_gross_the_single_biggest_reason_why_startups_succeed

Deep dive into the MIDL 3.0 compiler for declaring Windows Runtime types https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tQEHuxb7TM

Google CEO Sundar Pichai warns employees: Don’t get too political https://www.businessinsider.com/google-ceo-sundar-pichai-warns-employees-not-to-get-too-political-2018-9

Show HN: The missing filesystem for the web https://historysearch.net

Show HN: The Journey of a Wannabe High School Mathematician https://ezb.io/thoughts/math/functions/functions_1.html

High Performance Browser Networking https://hpbn.co/#toc