HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-10-10
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Introduction to Differential Equations http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/DE/Definitions.aspx

How to Get Things Done When You Don’t Feel Like It https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=3280677

Memory Allocators 101 – Write a simple memory allocator from scratch https://arjunsreedharan.org/post/148675821737/memory-allocators-101

Economist: Python becoming the world’s most popular programming language https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2018/07/26/python-is-becoming-the-worlds-most-popular-coding-language

DOD Just Beginning to Grapple with Scale of Weapon Systems Vulnerabilities https://www.gao.gov/mobile/products/GAO-19-128

An Elm compiler for the Erlang Virtual Machine https://kofi.sexy/blog/elm-beam

Boltons: A set of BSD-licensed, pure-Python utilities https://github.com/mahmoud/boltons

Brief aerobic exercise immediately enhances attention and perceptual speed https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0001691817301336

Penrose: create diagrams by typing mathematical notation in plain text http://penrose.ink/

Junk Arson Science Sent Claude Garrett to Prison for Murder 25 Years Ago https://theintercept.com/2018/10/05/claude-garrett-parole-arson-fire-junk-science/

EasyPost is hiring for many roles https://www.easypost.com/jobs

Kubernetes on Google, Azure and AWS Compared https://kubedex.com/google-gke-vs-microsoft-aks-vs-amazon-eks/

Choosing to stay out of the community http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/10/09/moat/

Learning Acrobatics by Watching YouTube https://bair.berkeley.edu/blog/2018/10/09/sfv/

Flatpak – a security nightmare http://flatkill.org/

How seventeenth-century sisters broke the mould on scientific illustration https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06944-7

JS Visualizer – Visualize Context, Hoisting, Closures, and Scopes in JavaScript https://javascriptvisualizer.com/

Leaked Google briefing, admitting a "shift towards censorship" in Silicon Valley https://www.scribd.com/document/390521673/The-Good-Censor-GOOGLE-LEAK

Memory ’brainwaves’ look the same in sleep and wakefulness https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-10-memory-brainwaves.html

Mum’s the Word: on the NSA’s Series of Cold War Security Posters https://www.bunkhistory.org/resources/3220?related=2223&relationship_name=CORE%20IDEA

The laundry industry is in a spin to save water https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45711230

Poor Man’s Bose – Open Office and on the Go Noise Control http://e1z.ca/code/clog/?p=225

Astronomers discover sonic boom from powerful unseen explosion https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181004131831.htm

New Google Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, and Home Hub https://www.blog.google/products/hardware/made-by-google-family-2018/

How I Transitioned from Physics Academia to the ML Industry https://dluo.me/academiatoindustry

Sans Forgetica – font designed using principles of cognitive psychology http://www.sansforgetica.rmit

Investing Is More Luck Than Talent (2017) http://nautil.us/issue/44/luck/investing-is-more-luck-than-talent

Solving Tech Addiction Is an Underappreciated Market Opportunity https://loupventures.com/solving-tech-addiction-is-an-underappreciated-market-opportunity/

One of Bloomberg’s sources told them Chinese spy chip story “didn’t make sense” https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/09/bloomberg/

Leaked Transcript Contradicts Google’s Official Story on China https://theintercept.com/2018/10/09/google-china-censored-search-engine/

Does Bitcoin/Blockchain make sense for international money transfers? https://www.saveonsend.com/blog/bitcoin-blockchain-money-transfer/

Octobox helps manage GitHub notifications https://octobox.io/

Visualize Python, Java, C, C++, JavaScript, TypeScript, and Ruby Code Execution http://www.pythontutor.com/

Rust RAII is better than the Haskell bracket pattern https://www.snoyman.com/blog/2018/10/raii-better-than-bracket-pattern

Three Peaks at the Big Bang (2014) https://briankoberlein.com/2014/09/03/three-peaks/

Computer Networking: Principles, Protocols and Practice http://cnp3book.info.ucl.ac.be/

Prolog as Description and Implementation Language in CS Teaching (2004) [pdf] http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp/012/004/ecp012004.pdf

Why Some Amazon Workers Aren’t Happy About Their Raise https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/09/technology/amazon-workers-pay-raise.html

Intel’s New Low: Commissioning Misleading Core I9-9900K Benchmarks [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bD9EgyKYkU

Economics Nobel laureate Paul Romer is a Python programming convert https://qz.com/1417145/economics-nobel-laureate-paul-romer-is-a-python-programming-convert/

Online Dating in the Bay Area, Gender Ratios by City and Age – Match.com https://public.tableau.com/profile/eddie.hernandez#!/vizhome/Match_comDatingbyCityandAge/Relocation

How early 8-bit arcade machines differed in design from 8-bit home computers https://floooh.github.io/2018/10/06/bombjack.html

Larry Wall’s Very Own Home Page http://www.wall.org/~larry/

Why we need the distributed web https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/the-dweb

The Case for Making Cities Out of Wood http://nautil.us/blog/-the-case-for-making-cities-out-of-wood

Show HN: Shortcut Hub – siri shortcuts catalog https://www.shortcuthub.app

Go 1.11 got me to stop ignoring Go https://drewdevault.com/2018/10/08/Go-1.11.html

“12 years ago today, I finished writing Hacker News” https://twitter.com/paulg/status/1049723540902215681

As Chinese investment pours into the EU, the Europeans are beginning to worry https://www.economist.com/leaders/2018/10/04/china-has-designs-on-europe-here-is-how-europe-should-respond

SymbiFlow: A FOSS Verilog-to-Bitstream FPGA synthesis flow for Various FPGAs https://symbiflow.github.io/

Twice as long – life expectancy around the world https://ourworldindata.org/life-expectancy-globally

Rietveld -I have resigned as the WordPress accessibility team lead. Here is why https://rianrietveld.com/2018/10/09/i-have-resigned-the-wordpress-accessibility-team/

Shell boss says mass reforestation needed to limit temperature rises to 1.5C https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/oct/09/shell-ben-van-beurden-mass-reforestation-un-climate-change-target

Hidden Camera Exposes Apple’s Genius Bars Ripping Off Customers http://digg.com/video/apple-rips-off-customers

Flint schools are getting safe water fountains thanks to Elon Musk https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/08/us/elon-musk-flint-schools-water-filtration-trnd/index.html

Russian blues reveal effects of language on color discrimination https://fermatslibrary.com/s/russian-blues-reveal-effects-of-language-on-color-descrimination

Google Call Screening: a personal robot that talks to, hangs up on spam calls https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/10/google-call-screening-targets-spam-calls-may-usher-in-bot-on-bot-armageddon/

Experts Debating WTF Is Going on with Bloomberg’s Chinese Microchip Stories https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/qv9npv/bloomberg-china-supermicro-apple-hack

The age of envy: how to be happy when everyone else’s life looks perfect https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/oct/09/age-envy-be-happy-everyone-else-perfect-social-media

HP’s x360 14 Chromebook is a radical change from last year’s model https://arstechnica.com/?p=1391141

Apple Genius Bar caught ripping customer off ON CAMERA by CBC News https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=o2_SZ4tfLns

What could be more embarrassing for a Russian spy https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/05/russian_gru_agents_car_database/

Instagram says it will now detect bullying in photos https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/09/tech/instagram-anti-bullying-tools/index.html

Named source warned Bloomberg the hardware implant story’s claim makes no sense https://twitter.com/riskybusiness/status/1049429881031819264

A brief romantic encounter at UC-Davis triggered an absurd Title IX process https://reason.com/blog/2018/10/09/uc-davis-title-ix-me-too-sex-hook-up

Go 1.11 got me to stop ignoring Go https://drewdevault.com/2018/10/08/Go-1.11.html

Japan’s Passport Most Powerful in the World When It Comes to Travel Freedom https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181009005125/en/Japan’s-Passport-Powerful-World-Travel-Freedom

Checkpoint Nation: Immigration authorities extend their reach into the interior https://www.texasobserver.org/checkpoint-nation/

Here comes pseudolaw, a weird little cousin of pseudoscience https://aeon.co/ideas/here-comes-pseudolaw-a-weird-little-cousin-of-pseudoscience

Now Is the Time to Start Planning for the Post-Android World https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/now-time-start-planning-post-android-world

Reposurgeon’s Excellent Journey and the Waning of Python http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=8161

Building a Social Network Using React.js and Firebase – CRUD App Tutorial https://usfslk.github.io/lumen.html

How to Attract a Killer Tigress? Try a Man’s Cologne https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/08/world/asia/india-tiger-cologne-obsession.html

Workbox: JavaScript Libraries for adding offline support to web apps https://developers.google.com/web/tools/workbox/

Social media attacks Facebook’s new Portal video with ’1984’ references https://www.sfgate.com/technology/article/Facebook-Portal-video-George-Orwell-1984-13290716.php

Show HN: Kube-score: Kubernetes object linting with recommendations https://github.com/zegl/kube-score

Google’s China Ambitions Threaten U.S. National Security https://quillette.com/2018/10/08/googles-china-ambitions-threaten-u-s-national-security/

Attacking the Apple empire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XneTBhRPYk

Thieves snatch more than 100 baby giant tortoises from Galapagos Islands https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/10/06/thieves-snatch-100-baby-giant-tortoises-galapagos-islands/

Turning Your 3D Printer into a Plotter (Or Other Device?) Is Surprisingly Simple https://blog.hackster.io/turning-your-3d-printer-into-a-plotter-or-other-device-is-surprisingly-simple-b7682c91ade2?source

Show HN: ARIA Slider as Web Component https://github.com/rajasegar/wc-aria-slider

Show HN: Test Your Culture – What’s your (English-speaking) cultural knowledge? https://testyourculture.com/?hn

Google Announces Pixel 3 https://store.google.com/product/pixel_3