HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-10-19
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Paper Airplane Designs https://www.foldnfly.com/

Paul Buchheit on Joining Google, How to Become a Great Engineer and Happiness https://triplebyte.com/blog/interview-with-gmail-creator-and-y-combinator-partner-paul-buchheit

Hackintosh-KVM Guide: High Sierra+ Using QEMU’s I440fx Chipset https://passthroughpo.st/hackintosh-kvm-guide-high-sierra-using-qemus-i440fx-chipset/

New law lets you defer capital gains taxes by investing in opportunity zones https://www.recode.net/2018/10/16/17940120/opportunity-zones-sean-parker-silicon-valley-wealth-taxes

Prehistoric art hints at lost Indian civilisation https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-45559300

The Bookish Life: How to Read and Why https://www.firstthings.com/article/2018/11/the-bookish-life

Caroll Spinney Leaves ‘Sesame Street’ After Nearly 50 Years https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/17/arts/television/sesame-street-big-bird.html

An Introduction to GPU Programming in Julia https://nextjournal.com/sdanisch/julia-gpu-programming

Mill vs. Spectre: Performance and Security [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8E4qs2irmpc

Show HN: Occupod – a solid mobile sleeping shelter https://www.occupod.org/

Find Your Voice: Writing for a Webzine (1999) http://polaris.gseis.ucla.edu/pagre/zine.html

C++ Programming Questions to Ask on Interview (2017) https://tests4geeks.com/cpp-interview-questions/

L.A.’s Most Derided Piece of Public Art Is About to Light Up Again https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/why-is-triforium-lit-up

Show HN: Coffee Chat – Trade your expertise https://www.coffeechat.app

When’s a van a van and when’s it a car? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45875405

Show HN: Meeting Stats – Show your boss how much of your life is in meetings https://execution.com/free-meeting-stats/

Calculus Made Easy (1910) http://calculusmadeeasy.org/

Robert and Virginia Heinlein’s Colorado Springs House http://www.nitrosyncretic.com/rah/pm652-art-hi.html

The World Is Built on Probability (1988) https://archive.org/details/TheWorldIsBuiltOnProbability/

Apple using CBP to seize Rossmanns shipment of original Macbook batteries https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVL65qwBGnw

Funky Materials Give the Mantis Shrimp Its Powerful Punch https://www.wired.com/story/funky-materials-give-the-mantis-shrimp-its-powerful-punch/

How to price a product, sell it to customers, and build a sales team https://stripe.com/atlas/guides/ama-steli-efti

Consumption of ‘Longevity’ Vitamins Could Prolong Healthy Aging, Scientist Says https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2018/10/412016/perspective-adequate-consumption-longevity-vitamins-could-prolong-healthy-aging

2018 UtahJS Pay, Education, Job-title Survey https://mdjasper.github.io/utah-js-pay-data-2018/

Pando, the Most Massive Organism on Earth, Is Shrinking https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/17/science/pando-aspens-utah.html

Our Green Goal: Moving Beyond Net-Zero to Net-Positive http://www.lanefab.com/net-zero-to-net-positive/

Tesorio (YC S15) Is Hiring Senior Front End Engineers and Lead Data Scientist https://www.tesorio.com/careers/

Tracking Users Across the Web via TLS Session Resumption https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.07304

Walking Through the Official Document on China’ Social Credit System https://paraditedc.com/2018/09/30/pdc-2-social-credit-system/

Did Facebook’s faulty data push publishers to make terrible decisions on video? http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/10/did-facebooks-faulty-data-push-news-publishers-to-make-terrible-decisions-on-video/

OpenBSD 6.4 released https://www.openbsd.org/64.html

Thefuck – Corrects your previous console command https://github.com/nvbn/thefuck

The CumEx-Files – How Europe’s taxpayers have been swindled of €55B https://cumex-files.com/en/

How spammers are gaming the podcast charts https://chartable.com/blog/chartbreakers

In Admissions, Harvard Favors Those Who Fund It, Internal Emails Show https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2018/10/18/day-three-harvard-admissions-trial/

Model 3 Mid Range Battery Available https://3.tesla.com/model3/design?#battery

What the 1949 film Twelve O’Clock High still tells us about air combat https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/twelve-oclock-high-180970369/

Stripe hires Niels Provos away from Google to be its new head of security https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/17/stripe-hires-niels-provos-away-from-google-to-be-its-new-head-of-security/

Netflix Shows Different Skin Colors on Movie Title Cards Depending on Your Race https://exstreamist.com/netflix-shows-different-skin-colors-on-movie-title-cards-depending-on-your-assumed-race/

EBay Sues Amazon, Alleging Sellers Were Illegally Poached http://fortune.com/2018/10/18/ebay-amazon-poaching-sellers-lawsuit/

Michigan Tech Startup? The true tech startup scene in Michigan https://medium.com/@Yifei_guo/michigan-tech-startup-are-you-joking-e5e6376b09fa

Chinese city to launch man-made moon to light up skies http://www.atimes.com/article/chinese-city-to-launch-man-made-moon-to-light-up-skies/

Apple and Customs stole my batteries, that they won’t even provide to AASPs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVL65qwBGnw

The Robinhood High-Frequency Trading Scandal: The Plot Thickens https://seekingalpha.com/article/4212397-robinhood-high-frequency-trading-scandal-plot-thickens

Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) Released http://releases.ubuntu.com/18.10/

Weapons of Micro-Destruction: How Our Facebook ’Likes’ Hijacked Democracy https://towardsdatascience.com/weapons-of-micro-destruction-how-our-likes-hijacked-democracy-c9ab6fcd3d02

Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45894346

One of the World’s Oldest and Largest Organisms Is Dying https://www.livescience.com/63852-failing-aspen-clone-utah.html

Show HN: Bowser – Dynamic Default Browser Switch for MacOS https://github.com/netgusto/bowser

Why US Inequality Is Worse Than Other Developed Nations https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-american-economy-is-rigged/

The Twelve-Factor App https://12factor.net/

Oldest known case of forensic entomology from 1247 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forensic_entomology#Song_Ci

Someone took over the Australian PMs domain name and is boasting about it https://satiex.net/2018/10/18/someone-took-over-the-pms-domain-name-and-is-boasting-about-it-on-facebook/

Show HN: Compare Trends on Hacker News https://hnprofile.com/compare

Show HN: A cookie stealer disguised as a GIF image https://github.com/victorqribeiro/cookieStealer

Setting up your server for IPv6 (nginx) https://bubblin.io/blog/ipv6-nginx

Orkney Islands routes are front-runners for first commercial electric flights https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/10/scotlands-orkney-islands-may-see-electric-plane-service-by-2021/

Venezuela drops US dollar, will use euro for international transactions https://www.rt.com/news/441448-venezuela-drops-dollar-currency/

Facebook cheated/miscommunicated massively on video view numbers https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-lawsuit-pivot-to-video-mistake/

You can now remove more preinstalled apps from Windows 10 https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/18/windows_10_uninstall_inbox/

Facebook hackers wanted to sell ads not influence votes, claims report https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/18/17993684/facebook-hack-spammers-not-political-hackers

Some Electric Car Drivers Might Spew More CO2 Than Diesel Cars https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-16/the-dirt-on-clean-electric-cars

I was wrong about veganism. Let them eat meat – but farm it properly (2010) https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2010/sep/06/meat-production-veganism-deforestation

America’s $1.5 trillion student-loan industry is a ‘failed social experiment’ https://www.marketwatch.com/story/americas-15-trillion-student-debt-is-a-failed-social-experiment-2018-10-16

Why media people are furious over Facebook’s bad video metrics https://www.fastcompany.com/90252751/why-media-people-are-furious-over-facebooks-bad-video-metrics

EBay sues Amazon for allegedly poaching sellers https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/17/business/ebay-amazon-poaching/index.html

Facebook did not fix a wrong video for month because lack of PR strategy https://twitter.com/jason_kint/status/1052400225602756608?s=21

Whistleblower’s Guide to the Orwellian Galaxy: How to Leak to the Press (2013) https://www.wired.com/2013/06/the-whistleblowers-guide-to-privacy-how-to-leak-to-the-press/

Trump withdraws from postal treaty in new front against China https://www.politico.com/story/2018/10/17/trump-withdraws-from-postal-treaty-910675

US Announces Withdraw from Postal Treaty; International Shipping Prices to Rise https://hackaday.com/2018/10/17/us-announces-withdraw-from-postal-treaty-international-shipping-prices-expected-to-rise/

450 Amazon employees tell Bezos to kick Palantir off AWS https://sociable.co/business/amazon-palantir-aws-employees/

China plans to launch artificial moon bright enough to replace streetlights https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-10-18/chinese-city-plans-to-launch-artificial-moon-by-2020/10392862