HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-10-12
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Oil droplets guided by pilot waves do not give rise to double-slit interference https://www.quantamagazine.org/famous-experiment-dooms-pilot-wave-alternative-to-quantum-weirdness-20181011/

4043 byte PC emulator (2013) http://ioccc.org/2013/cable3/hint.html

310 Bitcoin challenge has been solved https://bitcoinchallenge.codes/

How the Economist is opening the data behind our reporting https://medium.economist.com/peeling-back-the-curtain-487bd3be0c47

CHERI: Capability Hardware Enhanced RISC Instructions https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/research/security/ctsrd/cheri/

EU drops rule that would prevent self-driving car data from being copyrighted https://boingboing.net/2018/10/10/corporate-kitts.html

Go GC: (design choices og the Go garabage collector) https://engineering.linecorp.com/en/blog/detail/342

BERT: Pre-Training of Deep Bidirectional Transformers for Language Understanding https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.04805

CSV 1.1 – CSV Evolved (for Humans) https://csv11.github.io/

We can no longer leave online security to the market https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/11/opinion/internet-hacking-cybersecurity-iot.html

William Hazlitt Was the Consummate Critic: Observant, Difficult, and Fascinating https://www.neh.gov/article/critics-critic

Tale of Three Probabilistic Families: Discriminative, Descriptive and Generative https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.04261

Polly: LLVM Framework for High-Level Loop and Data-Locality Optimizations https://polly.llvm.org/

Parallel Supercomputing for Astronomy with Julia https://juliacomputing.com/case-studies/celeste.html

Six Principles for Making New Things (2008) http://paulgraham.com/newthings.html

After Journalist’s Alleged Murder, Tech Execs Distance Themselves from Saudis https://www.buzzfeednews.com/amphtml/ryanmac/silicon-valley-leaders-disassociate-saudi-arabia-board-neom

Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45822845

Millions of workers believe they are bound by non-binding contracts http://thespeakernewsjournal.com/business/millions-of-workers-are-bound-by-non-binding-contracts/

President signs bills to eliminate pharmacy ‘gag’ clauses https://endpts.com/trump-signs-b-ills-to-eliminate-pharmacy-gag-clauses/

Same-sex mice genetically engineered to have babies https://www.bbc.com/news/health-45801043

Travis CI adds support for testing your projects on Windows https://blog.travis-ci.com/2018-10-11-windows-early-release

Fed likely to keep raising rates https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN1ML2KM

The Economic Viability of Mars Colonization (1998) https://www.aleph.se/Trans/Tech/Space/mars.html

Show HN: Tableau-Like Data Visualizations in JavaScript https://www.charts.com/muze

Clues from a Somalian cavefish about modern mammals’ dark past https://phys.org/news/2018-10-clues-somalian-cavefish-modern-mammals.html

Delete Your Account Now: A Conversation with Jaron Lanier https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/delete-your-account-a-conversation-with-jaron-lanier/

Freckle Education Is Hiring a VP Product https://freckle.workable.com/j/F1E70F96AD

In Poor, Rural Communities, Fleeing Hurricane Michael Was Tough https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/11/us/florida-hurricane-poor-communities-pandhandle.html

An overview of the top web hacking techniques of 2017 https://portswigger.net/blog/top-10-web-hacking-techniques-of-2017

How I Faked My Way to the Top of Paris Fashion Week [video] https://youtube.com/watch?v=jolbYvAMorY

Bayesian Modelling and Monte Carlo Inference for GAN [pdf] http://people.csail.mit.edu/hehaodele/projects/TADGM2018-BayesGAN/paper.pdf

Chances DNA can be used to find your family? Sixty percent and rising https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/10/chances-dna-can-be-used-to-find-your-family-60-percent-and-rising/

Venture capital investment is growing faster outside the US https://www.citylab.com/life/2018/10/america-losing-its-edge-startups/572323/

A new version of Common-Lisp.net has been launched https://common-lisp.net/

Introduction to the ELF Format: The ELF Header (Part I) https://blog.k3170makan.com/2018/09/introduction-to-elf-format-elf-header.html

FISK – It’s a floppy disk fax machine https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1050258171317510144

Algorithmic merchandising will erode trust in Amazon https://shift.newco.co/2018/10/10/this-is-how-amazon-loses/

Videos for "Learn Enough Ruby to Be Dangerous" https://news.learnenough.com/learn-enough-ruby-to-be-dangerous-videos?

US military grounds entire fleet of F-35 jets https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45827795

Real Differences Between OT and CRDT for Co-Editors https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.02137

A Trio of Wealthy Russians Made an Enemy of Putin. Now They’re All Dead https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-trio-of-wealthy-russians-made-an-enemy-of-putin-now-theyre-all-dead-1539181416

Failure Rates in Introductory Programming (2007) [pdf] http://users-cs.au.dk/mic/publications/journal/25--bulletin2007.pdf

Boston Dynamics Atlas Robot Goes Full American Ninja Warrior in Latest Demo https://hothardware.com/news/boston-dynamics-atlas-robot-american-ninja-warrior-parkour#IYeeEJCo8dfsmAyD.02

Static site generators need less rigid content APIs https://fvsch.com/static-site-generators/

Hetzner DIY Private Networking with Tinc https://romantomjak.com/posts/hetzner-private-networking.html

Reinforcement Learning for Improving Agent Design https://designrl.github.io

Show HN: StrongDM – 1-click access to any database or server in any environment https://www.strongdm.com/

Amazon says wage hike ‘more than compensates’ for loss of bonuses https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/11/amazon-says-wage-hike-more-than-compensates-for-loss-of-bonuses/

Billionaires Are the Leading Cause of Climate Change https://www.gq.com/story/billionaires-climate-change

F5Bot: Email Keyword Alerts from Reddit, Hacker News, or Lobsters https://f5bot.com/

John Carmack: My personal legal disputes are over https://twitter.com/ID_AA_Carmack/status/1050464667326443520

Publicly Available Tools Seen in Cyber Incidents Worldwide https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/AA18-284A

Hoping to avoid injuries, computer gamers get physical training https://www.wsj.com/articles/drop-the-pizza-pick-up-the-weights-videogamers-get-in-shape-1539276694

Trump’s tariffs against China are hurting U.S. tech companies instead https://www.marketwatch.com/story/trumps-tariffs-against-china-are-hurting-us-tech-companies-instead-2018-10-11

Debugging Distributed Systems With Why-Across-Time Provenance [pdf] https://mwhittaker.github.io/publications/wat_SOCC18.pdf

Amazon Atlas: The “Highly Confidential” locations of Amazon’s data centers https://wikileaks.org/amazon-atlas/

OpenBSD’s unveil() https://lwn.net/Articles/767137/

Introducing Microsoft Decentralized Identity https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/decentralized-identity/

Is the secret of productivity really just doing what you enjoy? https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/oct/05/secret-of-productivity-time-management-theory

The Google+ Bug Is More About the Cover-Up Than the Crime https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/google-bug-more-about-cover-crime

Show HN: RoastMe – Feedback markeplace from users and experts for your product https://roastme.xyz

Gpython (python 3.4 re-implemented in Go) now runs in your browser https://twitter.com/njcw/status/1050443456173285377

Missing Saudi journalist’s Apple Watch is an interesting, but unlikely, lead https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/11/missing-saudi-journalist-jamal-khashoggi-apple-watch/

Hawking’s final scientific paper illuminates the black hole information paradox https://qz.com/1420737/stephen-hawkings-final-scientific-paper-illuminates-the-black-hole-information-paradox/

Australia doesn’t care to break its coal habit in the face of climate change https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/10/australia-officials-unconcerned-about-breaking-countrys-coal-habit/

Why is it so hard for Africans to visit other African countries? https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-45677447

Node.js setInterval callback function unexpected halt https://github.com/nodejs/node/issues/22149

Genome hackers demonstrate that no one’s DNA is anonymous anymore https://www.wired.com/story/genome-hackers-show-no-ones-dna-is-anonymous-anymore/

He was lost. Rebuilding a 1980s Chuck E. Cheese robot in his bedroom saved him http://www.tampabay.com/things-to-do/he-was-lost-a-chuck-e-cheese-robot-helped-him-find-his-way-20181011/

We’ve seen more fast radio bursts, but we still don’t know what they are https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/10/weve-seen-more-fast-radio-bursts-but-still-dont-know-what-they-are/

Apple boosts chipmaking efforts with $600M Dialog Semiconductor deal https://arstechnica.com/?p=1392551

Researchers unveil Prescience, an AI that predicts problems during surgery https://www.geekwire.com/2018/univ-washington-researchers-unveil-prescience-ai-system-predicts-problems-surgery/

New Boston Dynamics Robot – Parkour Atlas https://youtu.be/LikxFZZO2sk

Boston Dynamics’ Parkour Atlas [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LikxFZZO2sk

Apple Music Partners with Lyric Database Genius https://www.macrumors.com/2018/10/11/apple-music-partners-genius/

Toronto Advisor Resigns Over Data Concerns with Google’s Smart City Project https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/3km74w/google-smart-city-in-toronto-advisor-resigns-data-privacy

Show HN: Office keeps freezing carrots so I built an app to warm CPU and thaw em https://swizec.com/blog/i-built-a-node-app-to-thaw-my-favorite-snack-%F0%9F%A5%95/swizec/8660?edit-title

Show HN: Percollate – a command-line tool to grab web pages as PDFs https://github.com/danburzo/percollate

Show HN: CSS Stats https://cssstats.com/

Jess Frazelle: “Breaking Containers” Chaos Conf 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hhVS4pdrrk

Nasa crew is returning to Earth in a ballistic descent after issue with booster https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1050309930878521344

Show HN: Nerdcore minus the cringe. A (true) rap song about time estimations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sh7A8UChBTI

Pro-privacy search engine DuckDuckGo hits 30M daily searches, up 50% in a year https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/11/pro-privacy-search-engine-duckduckgo-hits-30m-daily-searches-up-50-in-a-year/

PeerTube, a free and federated video platform reaches 1.0 https://github.com/Chocobozzz/PeerTube/releases/tag/v1.0.0