HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-09-26
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Google Maps won’t let you save home address without allowing all Google tracking https://twitter.com/jonathanmayer/status/1044300922149588993

General Motors Watches You Listen to the Radio https://carbuzz.com/news/general-motors-watches-you-listen-to-the-radio

Meshbird – distributed private networking http://meshbird.com/

Wasmjit: Kernel Mode WebAssembly Runtime for Linux https://github.com/rianhunter/wasmjit

Street View of 1980s New York http://80s.nyc/#show/40.6218/-73.9900

Qutebrowser – A keyboard-driven, Vim-like browser based on PyQt5 https://www.qutebrowser.org/

What I Learned from a Taipei Alley http://www.eugenewei.com/blog/2018/5/11/taipei-alley

Pixelmash: Resolution-Independent Pixel Art Software for PC and Mac [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meoK9pwnx6s

Old Concept Cars http://oldconceptcars.com

Wizards, Moomins and pirates: the magic and mystery of literary maps https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/sep/22/wizards-moomins-and-gold-the-magic-and-mysteries-of-maps

Apollo 11 and Other Screw-Ups https://www.doneyles.com/LM/Tales.html

PyQt5 Tutorial: Create a Python GUI in 2018 https://build-system.fman.io/pyqt5-tutorial

Introducing Firefox Monitor, Helping People Take Control After a Data Breach https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2018/09/25/introducing-firefox-monitor-helping-people-take-control-after-a-data-breach/

Oumuamua Isn’t from Our Solar System. Now We May Know Which Star It Came From https://www.space.com/41928-where-did-oumuamua-come-from.html

WWII Bombe operator Ruth Bourne: I’d never heard of Enigma until after the war https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/25/bletchley_bombe_operator_interview/

New Research Finds that Caravaggio Died of Sepsis, Not Syphilis https://hyperallergic.com/461573/new-research-finds-that-caravaggio-died-of-sepsis-not-syphilis/

Evidence that addictive behaviors have links with ancient retroviral infection https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180924174503.htm

San Francisco closes new $2.2bn transit hub after crack found in support beam https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/sep/25/san-francisco-salesforce-transit-center-transbay-closed

Show HN: Chelodina – A Logo-to-Python Transpiler https://pablasso.com/logo-to-python-transpiler

Apple has completed its acquisition of Shazam https://nr.apple.com/dE4i2T4q4O

Halfempty: Fast, Parallel Testcase Minimization https://github.com/googleprojectzero/halfempty#introducing-halfempty-

BrainNet: A Multi-Person Brain-To-Brain Interface for Direct Collaboration https://arxiv.org/abs/1809.08632v1

Volkswagen – detects when your tests are run in a CI server, and makes them pass https://github.com/auchenberg/volkswagen

Manyverse – A social network off the grid https://www.manyver.se/

6 members of Social Capital, including 4 partners, were let go https://www.businessinsider.com/6-members-of-social-capital-were-let-go-on-thursday-2018-9

As Debt Rises, the Government Will Soon Spend More on Interest Than on Military https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/25/business/economy/us-government-debt-interest.html

Show HN: Vue.js applications that interact with Ethereum smart contracts https://nuxt-box.paperchain.io/

Pioneering study finds more than 200,000 rats in Barcelona’s sewers https://elpais.com/elpais/2018/09/19/inenglish/1537368873_338066.html

Chrome 69 will keep Google Cookies when you tell it to delete all cookies https://twitter.com/ctavan/status/1044282084020441088

California passes nation’s first IoT security bill – too little too late? https://diginomica.com/2018/09/24/california-passes-nations-first-iot-security-bill-too-little-too-late/

Creating the Catalog, Before and After FRBR (2017) http://kcoyle.net/mexico.html

How a Lawsuit Against Coca-Cola Convinced Americans to Love Caffeine http://time.com/5405132/coca-cola-trial-caffeine-history/

Show HN: Apify SDK – A scalable web crawling and scraping library for JavaScript https://github.com/apifytech/apify-js

The $1249 iPhone XS Max is made out of only $443 worth of parts https://www.businessinsider.com/iphone-xs-max-teardown-and-parts-cost-estimate-2018-9

Show HN: Deep learning automation for engineers – MissingLink https://missinglink.ai/

Panasonic developing two full-frame mirrorless cameras with Leica L-mount https://www.dpreview.com/news/9159684748/panasonic-developing-two-full-frame-mirrorless-cameras-with-leica-l-mount

Theranos 2.0:’This test is garbage’ – Experts: SV startup’s blood test is flawed https://www.businessinsider.com/silicon-valley-telomere-blood-test-2018-9

Walked in looking for $100 gloves, got $1500 of gear. A lesson in sales https://swizec.com/blog/lesson-in-sales/swizec/8622

John Deere Just Cost Farmers Their Right to Repair https://www.wired.com/story/john-deere-farmers-right-to-repair

A Message from the CEO of Mozilla: You are overqualified https://damon.sicore.com/mozilla/

Coinbase’s new asset listing process will geo-restrict some coins https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2018/09/25/coinbase-new-asset-listing/

Leaked White House Memo Reveals Trump’s Plan for Going After Google and Facebook https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2018/09/leaked-white-house-memo-donald-trump-antitrust-google-facebook-amazon-twitter/

YouPorn launches personalized weekly video playlists powered by machine learning https://venturebeat.com/2018/09/25/youporn-launches-personalized-weekly-video-playlists-powered-by-machine-learning/

Show HN: EatUp Sponsors – get/give free food for meetups, tech and other talks http://www.eatupsponsors.com

’Rick and Morty’ Tests Rick’s Atheism by Breaking Time Itself https://www.inverse.com/article/48992-rick-and-morty-season-2-premiere-reveals-how-rick-feels-about-god

How to reshape your Python data with Numpy https://www.sharpsightlabs.com/blog/numpy-reshape-python/

White House considering antitrust investigation of ’online platform bias’ https://nordic.businessinsider.com/white-house-executive-order-investigate-google-facebook-antitrust-2018-9

Security researcher fined for hacking hotel WiFi putting passwords on internet https://www.zdnet.com/article/security-researcher-fined-for-hacking-hotel-wifi-and-putting-passwords-on-the-internet/

Taking the Audiophile Linux distro for a spin https://opensource.com/article/18/9/audiophile-linux-distro

Linux, Git, MetaEdit+: how 3 Finns brought versioning, models and code together http://www.metacase.com/blogs/stevek/blogView?entry=3714903141

Codepen Challenge: 403 Page with Responsive Font Sizing and CSS Variables https://www.jungledisk.com/blog/2018/09/24/codepen-challenge-403-page/

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

iPhone XS applies skin smoothing/beauty filter by default with no way to disable https://www.reddit.com/r/iphone/comments/9iq40w/iphone_xs_is_applying_skin_smoothingbeauty_filter/

EFF Opposes Industry Effort to Have Congress Roll Back State Privacy Protections https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/eff-opposes-federal-preemption-state-privacy-laws

John Deere Just Swindled Farmers Out of Their Right to Repair https://www.wired.com/story/john-deere-farmers-right-to-repair/

BBC uses technology to solve Cameroon atrocity. Finds soldiers who killed woman https://twitter.com/BBCAfrica/status/1044186344153583616

Facebook to Banks: Give Us Your Data, We’ll Give You Our Users https://archive.fo/uTZHO

The Markup – A new kind of journalistic organization https://themarkup.org/about.html