HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-10-16
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How Lisp Became God’s Own Programming Language https://twobithistory.org/2018/10/14/lisp.html

The History of Sears Predicts Nearly Everything Amazon Is Doing (2017) https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/09/sears-predicts-amazon/540888/?single_page=true

The extra­ordinary influence of the Iliad and Odyssey https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/measure-of-homer-review/

RaptorJIT 1.0: Lua implementation for high-perf low-level system programming https://github.com/raptorjit/raptorjit/releases/tag/v1.0.0

Priority Queue on Ethereum with a 15 ETH Bug Bounty https://github.com/zmitton/eth-heap

The high-risk, high-reward world of selling random stuff on Amazon https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/09/tech/amazon-sellers-marketplace/index.html

Stop cherry-picking, start merging, Part 1: The merge conflict https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20180312-00/?p=98215

A Framework for Intelligence and Cortical Function Based on Grid Cells https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/10/13/442418

How to Manage Connections Efficiently in Postgres, or Any Database https://brandur.org/postgres-connections

The Wonder from Down Under: The Fairlight CMI Digital Sampling Synthesiser https://paleotronic.com/2018/10/16/the-wonder-from-down-under-the-fairlight-cmi-digital-sampling-synthesiser/

The story of Augur, an Ethereum prediction market https://decryptmedia.com/2018/10/15/augur-ico-prediction-market/

China cracks down on religion, crosses burned at Christian churches http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-25/crosses-burned-in-china-religion-crackdown/10301956

‘Lifeboats’ Amid the World’s Wildfires https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/12/science/wildfire-biodiversity.html

Animals that are currently monitored using facial recognition technology http://nymag.com/developing/2018/10/what-creatures-may-we-place-in-the-panopticon.html

Micromusic.net chiptune radio (1999) http://micromusic.net/

M.I.T. Plans College for Artificial Intelligence, Backed by $1B https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/15/technology/mit-college-artificial-intelligence.html

Survey of YC female founders on sexual harassment, coercion by angels and VCs https://blog.ycombinator.com/survey-of-yc-female-founders-on-sexual-harassment-and-coercion-by-angel-and-vc-investors/

Channels, Concurrency, Cores: A New Concurrent ML Implementation (2017) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IcI6sl5oBc

Codeless GraphQL, REST testing https://github.com/kiranz/just-api?srci=hnbqv

Miscellaneous notes on Apollo Guidance Computer design from my research https://rescue1130.blogspot.com/2018/10/miscellaneous-notes-on-agc-design-from.html

The highest paid workers in Silicon Valley are product managers https://qz.com/766658/the-highest-paid-workers-in-silicon-valley-are-not-software-engineers/

Google’s CEO Says Tests of Censored Chinese Search Engine Turned Out Great https://www.wired.com/story/wired-25-sundar-pichai-china-censored-search-engine/

Bruce Schneier: “Click Here to Kill Everybody” [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkJCI3_jbtg

Show HN: Single Command SSL/TLS Reverse Proxy with Autogen’d Certs (Golang) https://github.com/suyashkumar/ssl-proxy

Genocide was incited via social media by Myanmar military over 5 year period https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/15/technology/myanmar-facebook-genocide.html

Show HN: Physically Based Rendering – Online Edition http://www.pbr-book.org/

Using /proc to get a process’ current stack trace https://ops.tips/blog/using-procfs-to-get-process-stack-trace/

Tesla deploys massive new Autopilot neural net in v9 https://electrek.co/2018/10/15/tesla-new-autopilot-neural-net-v9/

Checkr (YC S14) is hiring engineers to build the future of online trust http://grnh.se/7cxyt81

Russian Orthodox Church cuts all links with Constantinople https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45870939

Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason on what the roller-coaster ride felt like http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/10/andrew-mason-on-groupon.html

Show HN: App Academy Open – Free Online Coding Bootcamp Https://Open.appacademy.io

Interface Hall of Shame – QuickTime 4.0 Player (1999) http://hallofshame.gp.co.at/index.php?file=qtime.htm&mode=original

Senators Demand Google Hand Over Internal Memo Urging Google+ Cover-Up https://www.zdnet.com/article/senators-demand-google-hand-over-internal-memo-urging-google-cover-up/

Be a creator, not a critic http://nathanbarry.com/critic/

The future’s so bright, I gotta wear blinders http://www.roughtype.com/?p=8557

GTA ‘Cheat’ Developers Have Homes Searched and Assets Frozen https://torrentfreak.com/gta-cheat-developers-have-homes-searched-and-assets-frozen-181015/

Math and Art: Strikingly Beautiful Images from the SuiteSparse Matrix Collection http://faculty.cse.tamu.edu/davis/matrices.html

The Cryptocurrency Industry Is ’On the Brink of an Implosion’, Research Says https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-09/bitcoin-on-the-brink-of-an-implosion-researcher-juniper-says

Did Uber steal Google’s intellectual property? (long form) https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/10/22/did-uber-steal-googles-intellectual-property

Can moons have moons? https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.03304

’We Were Working 100-Hour Weeks,’ Red Dead Redemption 2 Head Writer Says https://kotaku.com/we-were-working-100-hour-weeks-red-dead-redemption-2-h-1829758281

Show HN: UXHunt – Your Daily Dose of UX Intelligence (and Our Side Project) https://www.uxhunt.com

Užupis: The tiny ’nation’ you’ve never heard of http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20181014-uupis-a-tiny-republic-of-free-spirits

Executive exodus: Jamie Dimon and other top CEOs quit Saudi conference https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/14/business/jamie-dimon-saudi-arabia-future-investment-initiative/index.html

Palm Is Releasing a Mini Companion Android Phone at Verizon for $350 https://www.droid-life.com/2018/10/15/palm-is-releasing-a-mini-companion-android-phone-at-verizon-for-350/

The Army May Have Found Its Next Rifle in a Colorado Garage https://taskandpurpose.com/army-rifle-ribbon-gun/

The Roman ’Brexit’: how life in Britain changed after 409 AD https://phys.org/news/2018-10-roman-brexit-life-britain-ad.html

Ed Sheeran paid more in tax last year than both Starbucks and Amazon https://inews.co.uk/news/ed-sheeran-paid-more-tax-starbucks-amazon/

NASA wants to send humans to Venus – here’s why that’s a brilliant idea https://theconversation.com/nasa-wants-to-send-humans-to-venus-heres-why-thats-a-brilliant-idea-104961

Tether (USDT) price falling to $0.95 https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/tether/#charts

Show HN: GraphQL lib for real-time apps https://github.com/tjmehta/primus-graphql

Show HN: A JavaScript budgeting app that implements a KNN to make predictions https://github.com/victorqribeiro/budget

Microsoft to Disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 Support in Edge and Internet Explorer https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-disable-tls-1-0-and-tls-1-1-support-in-edge-and-internet-explorer/

Show HN: Polar – an offline web browser with annotations and tagging https://getpolarized.io/

Venezuela’s mass migration is weighing on Colombia, Ecuador and Peru https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/after-leaving-venezuela-migrants-face-tough-times-abroad-n920111

China just laid out how it wants Google to help it persecute its Muslim minority https://www.businessinsider.com/china-likely-laid-out-how-google-can-help-persecute-uighur-minority-2018-10

Show HN: Dynamic perler patterns (fuse bead recipes) http://beadi.fr/?p=621

Technology Myths and Urban Legends https://www.nngroup.com/articles/technology-myths/

Apple is donating 1,000 watches for a new study to track binge eating https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/14/apple-is-donating-1000-watches-for-a-new-study-to-track-binge-eating.html

Blockchain isn’t about democracy and decentralisation – it’s about greed https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/oct/15/blockchain-democracy-decentralisation-bitcoin-price-cryptocurrencies

“I leave the car at home”: how free buses are revolutionising one French city https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/oct/15/i-leave-the-car-at-home-how-free-buses-are-revolutionising-one-french-city

A Future Where Everything Becomes a Computer Is as Creepy as Feared https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/10/technology/future-internet-of-things.html

Xkcd: Modified Bayes’ Theorem https://xkcd.com/2059/

Saudis preparing to admit Jamal Khashoggi died during interrogation https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/15/middleeast/saudi-khashoggi-death-turkey/index.html

What you can’t say (2004) http://paulgraham.com/say.html

Do Not Track,’ the Privacy Tool Used by Millions of People, Doesn’t Do Anything https://gizmodo.com/do-not-track-the-privacy-tool-used-by-millions-of-peop-1828868324

KDE received a donation of 300,000 USD from the Handshake Foundation https://dot.kde.org/2018/10/15/kde-ev-receives-sizeable-donation-handshake-foundation

NSA CRACKED OPEN ENCRYPTED NETWORKS OF RUSSIAN AIRLINES, AL JAZEERA, AND MORE https://theintercept.com/2018/08/15/nsa-vpn-hack-al-jazeera-sidtoday/

Saudis preparing to admit Jamal Khashoggi died during interrogation https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/15/middleeast/saudi-khashoggi-death-turkey/index.html

Tribler Invented ’Paid’ Torrent Seeding Over a Decade Ago https://torrentfreak.com/tribler-invented-paid-torrent-seeding-over-a-decade-ago-181013/

Show HN: A Live Chat UI Using Glimmer.js https://github.com/rajasegar/glimmer-live-chat

Show HN: Build your own self driving RC car and learn robotics and AI https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/whizkit-build-your-own-self-driving-car