HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-09-30
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World’s Oldest Torrent Still Alive After 15 Years https://torrentfreak.com/worlds-oldest-torrent-still-alive-after-15-years-180929/

Elon Musk Settles SEC Fraud Charges https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-226

Solid – Reshape the web as we know it https://solid.inrupt.com/

Please Google, let us revert to the classic Gmail look https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!msg/gmail/465HItQGwVI/_QQsSD6TAQAJ

Mexico’s drug cartels are moving into the gasoline industry https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/drug-war-mexico-gas-oil-cartel-717563/

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Optical Networking [pdf] https://www.nanog.org/sites/default/files/Steenbergen.Everything_You_Need.pdf

The Art of Approximation in Science and Engineering [pdf] http://web.mit.edu/6.055/book/book-draft.pdf

Europe’s Oldest Intact Book Was Preserved and Found in the Coffin of a Saint http://www.openculture.com/2018/09/europes-oldest-intact-book-preserved-found-coffin-saint.html

RMSbolt – An implementation of the godbolt compiler-explorer for Emacs https://gitlab.com/jgkamat/rmsbolt

How I ended up writing opensnoop in pure C using eBPF https://bolinfest.github.io/opensnoop-native/

How Swift’s Mirror Works https://swift.org/blog/how-mirror-works/

REMI: Python REMote Interface Library https://github.com/dddomodossola/remi

More than 1,000 jobs lost to video game studio closures over the past year https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-27-more-than-1-000-jobs-lost-to-studio-closures-over-the-past-year

UnQLite – An Embeddable NoSQL Database Engine https://unqlite.org/

Lucy, a chimp who was raised as a human http://vt.co/animals/stories/story-lucy-chimp-raised-human/

DuckDuckGo Traffic https://duckduckgo.com/traffic

But don’t let that distract you; it was designed to kill people (2017) https://www.calebthompson.io/talks/dont-get-distracted/

Show HN: Strife, a 2D game library for Go https://github.com/felixangell/strife

U.S. Congress Renews $5M Open Textbook Pilot for Second Year https://sparcopen.org/news/2018/open-textbooks-pilot-fy19/

Map Projections – A Working Manual (1987) [pdf] https://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1395/report.pdf

Bad relay: Fixing the card reader for a vintage IBM 1401 mainframe http://www.righto.com/2018/09/bad-relay-fixing-card-reader-for.html

Show HN: Build your own Rodak – portable camera powered by Raspberry Pi https://github.com/alexellis/rodak/

Show HN: Oh Caption – Crowdsourced Image Description Plugin https://www.ohcaption.com/

Fluid Leaves: A generative approach to pattern design http://reinoudvanlaar.nl/project/leavespattern/

China’s largest electric scooter maker Niu files for $150M IPO in the US https://electrek.co/2018/09/25/chinas-electric-scooter-files-ipo/

Trix: A rich text editor for everyday writing https://trix-editor.org/

Show HN: Minimal Bookmarking Site http://appread.me

Americans are loving electric scooter share programs https://electrek.co/2018/08/14/americans-love-electric-scooter-shares/

Google Colab quitely turn on TPU v2 for FREE to everyone http://forums.fast.ai/t/google-colab-quitely-turn-on-tpu-v2-for-free-to-everyone/23329

Show HN: A simple GUI app to make Linux touchpad gestures easier https://gitlab.com/cunidev/gestures

A First Look at the New Finder in MacOS Mojave https://thesweetsetup.com/a-first-look-at-the-new-finder-in-macos-mojave/

Show HN: Leptus – Erlang REST framework that runs on top of Cowboy web server https://github.com/sinasamavati/leptus

"It is with a heavy heart that we report that Tidal is good now" https://www.avclub.com/it-is-with-a-heavy-heart-that-we-report-that-tidal-is-g-1829329262

Expert witness relies on his controversial theory to help abusers avoid prison https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-child-abuse-contrarian

Nim – A Few Interesting Language Features https://totallywearingpants.com/posts/nim-language-highlights/

Show HN: TCP and UDP Sockets API on Chrome, Firefox https://github.com/MFatihMAR/Socketify

Facebook’s spam filter blocked most popular articles about its 50m user breach https://boingboing.net/2018/09/29/when-outliers-attack.html

Tim Berners-Lee Launches Solid- Open Source Project and a Related Startup Inrupt https://www.fastcompany.com/90243936/exclusive-tim-berners-lee-tells-us-his-radical-new-plan-to-upend-the-world-wide-web

Grimy, Glorious, Gone. The Divergent Paths of 7 Train Stations https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/29/us/train-stations-photos-middle-america.html

Teenage tech prodigy wants to fix Bitcoin’s energy consumption problem https://www.businessinsider.com/teenage-tech-prodigy-wants-to-fix-bitcoins-growing-energy-problem-2018-5?IR=T

‘Severe” Figure Manipulation Found in Studies from Leading Plant Lab https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06814-2

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max not charging when cable is plugged in https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/29/iphone-xs-automatic-power-charge-issue/

China’s Leaders Confront an Unlikely Foe: Ardent Young Communists https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/world/asia/china-maoists-xi-protests.html

Show HN: Email + XMPP + Matrix, pay as you want https://gageure.fr/homepage/

Beautygate: iPhone XS camera appears to apply ’beauty mode’ to selfies https://www.businessinsider.com/beautygate-iphone-xs-camera-appears-to-apply-beauty-mode-to-selfies-2018-9

The hunter method productivity hack can bring clarity to your day https://qz.com/work/1369733/the-hunter-method-productivity-hack-can-bring-clarity-to-your-day/

Elon Musk Had a Deal from the SEC. It Unraveled in a Morning https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/business/elon-musk-tesla-sec-deal.html

When to Stick with Something – And When to Quit https://hbr.org/2018/09/when-to-stick-with-something-and-when-to-quit

How to save costs on your API Gateway solution using Cloudflare Workers https://blog.cloudflare.com/how-to-save-costs-on-your-api-gateway-solution-using-cloudflare-workers/

Boredom is not a problem to be solved. It’s the last privilege of a free mind https://www.google.ie/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/sep/28/boredom-cures-privilege-free-mind

Sublime Text Ctrl+P Like Fuzzy Matching in Few Lines of Python https://www.crossplatform.net/sublime-text-ctrl-p-like-fuzzy-matching-in-few-lines-of-python/

Europe’s greenest supercomputer: Why energy-efficient HPC is on the rise https://www.zdnet.com/article/europes-greenest-supercomputer-why-energy-efficient-hpc-is-on-the-rise/

The original sources of MS-DOS 1.25 and 2.0 are Open Source now https://github.com/microsoft/ms-dos

Facebook blocked users from posting some stories about its security breach https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/28/facebook-blocks-guardian-story/