HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-10-29
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Confessions of a programmer: I hate code review https://blog.nelhage.com/2010/06/i-hate-code-review/

Fidelity launches trade execution and custody for cryptocurrencies https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/15/fidelity-launches-trade-execution-and-custody-for-cryptocurrencies.html

Show HN: Visualize Your Rails App to ER Diagram Automatically https://www.holistics.io/blog/visualize-rails-database-to-erd-diagram/

Lion Air crash: Boeing 737 plane crashes in sea off Jakarta https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46014463

Show HN: Algojammer – an experimental Python code editor inspired by Bret Victor https://github.com/ChrisKnott/Algojammer

The D Language Front-End Finally Merged into GCC 9 https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=GCC-9-Merges-D-Language

Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, Citizens (2014) [pdf] https://scholar.princeton.edu/sites/default/files/mgilens/files/gilens_and_page_2014_-testing_theories_of_american_politics.doc.pdf

Show HN: Flexible command line tool to create graphs from CSV data https://github.com/mcastorina/graph-cli

The EU’s Link Tax Will Kill Open Access and Creative Commons News https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/eus-link-tax-will-kill-open-access-and-creative-commons-news

Show HN: Turtle.audio – a music sequencer inspired by turtle graphics http://turtle.audio

Show HN: S-1 Reader – IPO prospectuses that aren’t eyesores http://www.s1reader.com

The Linux Kernel Is Now VLA (Variable-Length Array) Free https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-Kills-The-VLA

BitBench – Visually dissect and analyze bit strings https://github.com/zuckschwerdt/bitbench

The Waiting Time Paradox, Or, Why Is My Bus Always Late? http://jakevdp.github.io/blog/2018/09/13/waiting-time-paradox/

Why Netflix Rolled Its Own Node.js Functions-As-a-Service Runtime https://thenewstack.io/why-netflix-rolled-its-own-node-js-functions-as-a-service-runtime/

No Phd, No Problem: New Schemes Teach the Masses to Build AI https://www.economist.com/business/2018/10/27/new-schemes-teach-the-masses-to-build-ai

Show HN: ReadHNLater – A HN PWA with a “Read It Later” Feature https://github.com/brapifra/readhnlater-pwa

DeBroglie – Generate tile-based maps using wave function collapse https://boristhebrave.github.io/DeBroglie/

Making Something Grandparents Love https://nanagram.co/blog/niche-start/

How Vancouver Became a Money Laundering Paradise [audio] http://www.canadalandshow.com/podcast/how-vancouver-became-a-money-laundering-paradise/

Google’s smart city dream is turning into a privacy nightmare https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/26/sidewalk-labs-ann-cavoukian-smart-city/

The DS GPU and its fun quirks http://melonds.kuribo64.net/comments.php?id=56

Osada – ActivityPub and Zot6 social networking https://zotlabs.com/osada/

The Strangest Book on the Theory of Computation (2009) http://recursed.blogspot.com/2009/07/strangest-book-on-theory-of-computation.html

The Selfish Dataome: Does the data we produce serve us, or vice versa? http://nautil.us/issue/65/in-plain-sight/the-selfish-dataome

JetBlue Founder’s New Airline Won’t Have Customer Service Phones https://thepointsguy.com/news/moxy-customer-service/

Show HN: How much is my life costing now http://howmuchismylifecosting.now.sh

ZGC: A Scalable Low-Latency Garbage Collector [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF_r3GE3zOo

US election system reveals frightening vulnerabilities at almost every level https://www.vox.com/2018/10/25/18001684/2018-midterms-hacked-russia-election-security-voting

The World’s Tiniest Optical Gyroscope Is Now Smaller Than a Grain of Rice https://interestingengineering.com/the-worlds-tiniest-optical-gyroscope-is-now-smaller-than-a-grain-of-rice

Silicon Valley’s Unicorns Are Overvalued (2017) https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/silicon-valleys-unicorns-are-overvalued

90% of apps on Google Play contain third-party trackers https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.03603

10 monitoring talks that every developer should watch https://techbeacon.com/10-monitoring-talks-every-developer-should-watch

Show HN: Wise Man’s Haskell https://anchpop.github.io/wise_mans_haskell/

Show HN: IrSync – RSync Files on Interval https://imti.co/raspberry-pi-rsync-interval/

Show HN: Char-level RNN LSTM password cracker https://github.com/gsurma/password_cracker

2018 update to the U.S. Geological Survey national volcanic threat assessment https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sir20185140

GoDaddy to suspend domain name Gab.com tomorrow https://twitter.com/getongab/status/1056708683130781696

Show HN: Efficient video filtering on the GPU, using libplacebo https://github.com/haasn/libplacebo/blob/master/demos/video-filtering.c

Show HN: Sleepless Mac – Status bar app that prevents your mac from sleeping https://github.com/gsurma/sleepless_mac

Money can buy happiness, but not unconditionally https://www.trackinghappiness.com/can-money-buy-happiness/

Google’s smart city dream is turning into a privacy nightmare https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/26/sidewalk-labs-ann-cavoukian-smart-city/

Move Over, Peter Thiel – How Brian Singerman Became Founders Fund’s Top VC https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2017/04/18/brian-singerman-founders-fund-power-player/#248cf5be1bc5

Why React’s new hooks API is a game changer for development https://medium.com/@ryardley/why-reacts-hooks-api-is-a-game-changer-8731c2b0a8c

Show HN: PowerPoint City – Drawn and animated using 45,000 shapes in PowerPoint http://hizalcelik.com/city/

Show HN: Front End Center – Screencasts for Web Professionals https://frontend.center/

Show HN: Life Insurance API – Guaranteed and Instant Coverage for your Users https://news.back9ins.com/reid_tattersall/2018/10/25/accidental-death-api.html

Tell recruiters politely “no” with a simple link https://no-thank-you.de/