HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-09-25
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Killing processes that don’t want to die https://lwn.net/Articles/754980/

Instagram’s Co-Founders Said to Step Down from Company https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/24/technology/instagram-cofounders-resign.html

Nerve implant ’restores consciousness’ to man in vegetative state (2017) https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/sep/25/nerve-implant-restores-consciousness-to-man-in-vegetative-state

You Could Have Invented Spectral Sequences [pdf] http://timothychow.net/spectral02.pdf

When Do We Have Empathy for the Mentally Ill? https://daily.jstor.org/when-do-we-have-empathy-for-the-mentally-ill/

Eagle.js: A hackable slideshow framework built with Vue.js https://github.com/zulko/eagle.js/

Hayabusa-2: Japan’s rovers send pictures from asteroid https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45598156

Tidelift wants open-source developers to get paid https://www.wired.com/story/netflix-open-source-wants-developers-get-paid/

Am I logged in or not? GDPR case study on the example of Chrome browser change https://blog.lukaszolejnik.com/am-i-logged-in-or-not-gdpr-case-study-on-the-example-of-chrome-browser-change/

The epic rise and fall of the name Heather https://qz.com/1390135/the-epic-rise-and-fall-of-the-name-heather/

Show HN: Podflix – Like Netflix for Podcasts https://podflix.app

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

IRS: Review of the System Failure That Led to the Tax Day Outage [pdf] https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/auditreports/2018reports/201820065fr.pdf

Neuromodulation of spinal networks enables stepping after complete paraplegia https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-018-0175-7

Treating the Bay Area as like working in the mines https://pedestrianobservations.com/2018/09/24/the-mines/

Show HN: Plash – Build and run containers https://github.com/ihucos/plash

Zoho.com CEO says domain with 40M users suspended for abuse complaint https://twitter.com/svembu/status/1044265646739996673

Paper Trails: Living and Dying with Fragmented Medical Records https://undark.org/article/medical-records-fragmentation-health-care/

Self-solving Rubik’s Cube https://media.dmm-make.com/item/4462/

World’s first animal was a pancake-shaped ocean dweller https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06767-6

Myst at 25: How it changed gaming, created addicts, and made enemies https://www.fastcompany.com/90240345/myst-at-25-how-it-changed-gaming-created-addicts-and-made-enemies

Telltale Employees Left Stunned by Company Closure, No Severance https://kotaku.com/telltale-employees-left-stunned-by-company-closure-no-1829272139

Show HN: A new protocol for packet radio including ECDSA and compression https://github.com/brannondorsey/chattervox

Sloan Kettering’s Deal with Startup Ignites a New Uproar https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/20/health/memorial-sloan-kettering-cancer-paige-ai.html

If You’re Not Writing a Program, Don’t Use a Programming Language [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fq5EQBFLEC8

How FPGAs work, and why people will buy them (2013) https://www.embeddedrelated.com/showarticle/195.php

Show HN: Mastering Modular JavaScript https://github.com/mjavascript/mastering-modular-javascript

MacOS 10.14 Mojave Reviewed https://arstechnica.com/?p=1334615

What happened when Boston Public Schools tried for equity with an algorithm https://apps.bostonglobe.com/ideas/graphics/2018/09/equity-machine/

Node-OS: The first operating system powered by node.js and npm http://node-os.com/

Crafting Interpreters: Strings http://www.craftinginterpreters.com/strings.html

A comparative analysis of SQL-on-Hadoop systems for interactive analytics https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.00224

Problems in Mathematics https://yutsumura.com/

Amazon honeypot packages to ’trap’ drivers who are stealing https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-sets-traps-for-drivers-2018-9

Postmortem: Azure DevOps (VSTS) Outage of 4 Sep 2018 https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/vsoservice/?p=17485

Pypeline: A Python library for creating concurrent data pipelines https://github.com/cgarciae/pypeln

Uber drivers and other gig economy workers earnings fell 50% over past 5 years https://www.recode.net/2018/9/24/17884608/uber-driver-gig-economy-money-pay-lyft-postmates

Iron: Isolating Network-Based CPU in Container Environments [pdf] https://www.usenix.org/system/files/conference/nsdi18/nsdi18-khalid.pdf

I Peeked into My Node_Modules Directory and You Won’t Believe What Happened Next https://medium.com/@jdan/i-peeked-into-my-node-modules-directory-and-you-wont-believe-what-happened-next-b89f63d21558

Humble Bundle Coding Books by No Starch Press https://www.humblebundle.com/books/learn-you-some-code-books

On holy wars, and a plea for peace https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/9/23/212

LogP: Towards a Realistic Model of Parallel Computation (1993) [pdf] https://people.eecs.berkeley.edu/~kubitron/cs258/handouts/papers/logp.pdf

No One Knows Exactly What Would Happen If Mosquitoes Were to Disappear https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/09/mosquito-target-malaria/570937/?single_page=true

What can C++ do for embedded systems developers? [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoHOLDdfDhk

Boston Dynamics Robots Run, Dance and Flip, But Are They a Business? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/22/technology/boston-dynamics-robots.html

Milkymist: VJ on an FPGA http://m-labs.hk/m1.html

’We’re moving to higher ground’: America’s era of climate mass migration is here https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/24/americas-era-of-climate-mass-migration-is-here

iPhone Xs Max Teardown – Is There Any Thermal Cooling? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCrAqS-WRqk

What Is Dark Matter? Even the Best Theories Are Crumbling http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2018/09/21/the-dark-matter-crisis/

Rough waters for California’s not so public beaches https://m.phys.org/news/2018-09-rough-california-beaches.html

John Oliver explains how Facebook is wreaking havoc overseas https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OjPYmEZxACM

Google’s Proposed Framework for Responsible Data Protection Regulation [pdf] https://services.google.com/fh/files/blogs/google_framework_responsible_data_protection_regulation.pdf

Google adds activity cards and collections to search results https://www.cnet.com/news/google-adds-activity-cards-and-collections-to-search-results/

Encrypting SNI: Fixing One of the Core Internet Bugs https://blog.cloudflare.com/esni/

Google secretly logs users into Chrome whenever they log into a Google site https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-secretly-logs-users-into-chrome-whenever-they-log-into-a-google-site/

Encrypt it or lose it: how encrypted SNI works https://blog.cloudflare.com/encrypted-sni/

They Got ’Everything’: Inside a Demo of NSO Group’s Powerful iPhone Malware https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/qvakb3/inside-nso-group-spyware-demo

Show HN: Redbull- Python type hints based quick JSON endpoints https://github.com/theSage21/redbull

On holy wars, and a plea for peace http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=8139

Show HN: Maria – iPad app for learning to read https://www.maria.education

Show HN: Wikipedia traversal in Python https://github.com/calebwin/wikipedia-traversal