HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-10-30
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Micro.blog https://micro.blog/

WebAssembly Threads ready to try in Chrome 70 https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2018/10/wasm-threads

Technology preview: Sealed sender for Signal https://signal.org/blog/sealed-sender/

Repl.it is hiring hackers https://repl.it/site/jobs

Spatial: A High Level Programming Language for FPGAs https://spatial-lang.org/

Web Performance 101: how to optimize your JS, CSS, HTTP stuff, images, and fonts https://3perf.com/talks/web-perf-101/

Soup – Alan Kay on Objects http://blog.fogus.me/2018/10/25/soup/

Founder’s Guide to the Y Combinator Interview https://www.atrium.co/blog/yc-interview-guide/

TinyEMU, a RISC-V/i486 VM for Linux in the Browser https://bellard.org/tinyemu/

Three hundred and sixty years of United States caselaw https://case.law/

Show HN: Stay with founders in San Francisco https://www.staywithfounders.com/

Qnnpack: PyTorch-integrated open source library for mobile deep learning https://code.fb.com/ml-applications/qnnpack-open-source-library-for-optimized-mobile-deep-learning/

Bracketed paste mode (2013) https://cirw.in/blog/bracketed-paste

How an outsider bucked prevailing Alzheimer’s theory, clawed for validation https://www.statnews.com/2018/10/29/alzheimers-research-outsider-bucked-prevailing-theory/

The unsolved murder of an unusual billionaire https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2018-apotex-billionaire-murder/

To Err Is Human: Mistakes and slips in skydiving and other disciplines https://blueskiesmag.com/2018/09/26/to-err-is-human/

Chemists thrilled by speedy atomic structures https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07213-3

The frustration and quasi freedom of being an Uber driver https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/10/uber-lyft-uberland-algorithms.html

With Proton and Steam Play, many Windows games now work on Linux https://www.protondb.com

Show HN: Vespene – My new Python CI/CD and automation server written in Django http://docs.vespene.io

Tech giants face 2% UK digital services tax https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46023450

Maintaining 65k open connections in a single Ruby process http://www.wjwh.eu/posts/2018-10-29-double-hijack.html

Decensoring Hentai with Deep Neural Networks https://github.com/deeppomf/DeepCreamPy

A recent experiment may have placed organisms in a state of quantum entanglement https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/schroedingers-bacterium-could-be-a-quantum-biology-milestone/

Headquarter Locations of Top 101 Y Combinator Companies https://merchantmachine.co.uk/yc-101/

Google Engineers Organizing a Walk Out to Protest the Protection of Andy Rubin https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/googles-female-engineers-walkout-sexual-harassment

Exploring C Semantics and Pointer Provenance [pdf] https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~pes20/cerberus/top-Cerberus-draft.pdf

A survey of cross-lingual word embedding models (2016) http://ruder.io/cross-lingual-embeddings/

The U.S. Library of Congress Lets You Stream Hundreds of Free Films https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/23/movies/library-of-congress-national-screening-room.html

The Surprising Power of the Long Game https://fs.blog/2018/10/long-game/

Redrawing the Map: How the World’s Climate Zones Are Shifting https://e360.yale.edu/features/redrawing-the-map-how-the-worlds-climate-zones-are-shifting

The Reykjavik File: Secret U.S. And Soviet Documents on 1986 Summit (2006) https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu//NSAEBB/NSAEBB203/index.htm

Smell and behavior: The scents of taking action https://phys.org/news/2018-10-behavior-scents-action.html

Technology preview: Sealed sender for Signal https://signal.org/blog/sealed-sender/

Show HN: Share company announcements in your coworkers’ new tab https://sametab.com

Deep Red: The Beginning of the End of a Familiar Open Source Business Model? https://blog.upbound.io/from-red-and-blue-has-the-as-a-service-model-won/

Azul GUI Framework https://azul.rs/

Nvidia’s flagship RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards are failing more than they should https://www.techradar.com/news/nvidias-flagship-rtx-2080-ti-graphics-cards-are-failing-more-than-they-should

Calculating Space by Konrad Zuse (1969) [pdf] https://philpapers.org/archive/ZUSRR.pdf

Introducing the Matrix.org Foundation (Part 1 of 2) – Matrix.org https://matrix.org/blog/2018/10/29/introducing-the-matrix-org-foundation-part-1-of-2/

Aerial LIDAR scans to 3D printing https://github.com/marian42/pointcloudprinter

Who’s rating doctors on RateMDs? The invisible hand of ’reputation management’ https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/ratemds-privacy-reputation-management-1.4880831

Copyright Office Adds DMCA Exemption for ’Abandoned’ Online Games https://torrentfreak.com/copyright-office-adds-dmca-exemption-for-abandoned-online-games-181026/

Neural Networks on iOS and Android: Classify Images with TensorFlow Lite https://heartbeat.fritz.ai/neural-networks-on-mobile-devices-with-tensorflow-lite-a-tutorial-85b41f53230c

Why There Will Never Be Another Red Hat: The Economics of Open Source (2014) https://a16z.com/2014/02/14/why-there-will-never-be-another-redhat-the-economics-of-open-source/

Art Brock of Holochain: A nature inspired approach to distributed systems http://cryptoradio.io/arthur-brock-holochain/

How to be an open source gardener (2014) https://words.steveklabnik.com/how-to-be-an-open-source-gardener

Gab Vanishes, and the Internet Shrugs https://www.lawfareblog.com/gab-vanishes-and-internet-shrugs

My Drawing and Calculating Instruments (2011) http://www.petergh.f2s.com/instruments2.html

Tesla Parts Online Parts Catalog Now Available https://epc.teslamotors.com/

The GNU Kind Communication Guidelines Are Bad for Free Software https://blog.emacsen.net/blog/2018/10/19/gkcg-is-bad/

Drug cocktail almost doubles lifespan of worms https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181022122926.htm

Growing My First App to Profitability with No Marketing Experience https://www.indiehackers.com/interview/31549472ff

If you want my money, you’ll have to answer to these four questions https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/you-want-my-money-youll-have-answer-four-questions-from-calacanis/

Chess as an art: the beauty behind unnatural moves https://en.chessbase.com/post/chess-as-an-art

Show HN: ShoutBox – post your secrets, rants and wishes anonymously https://shoutbox.gq/

We are heading for a New Cretaceous, not for a new normal https://aeon.co/ideas/we-are-heading-for-a-new-cretaceous-not-for-a-new-normal

How to run a calm workplace: review of Basecamp’s book https://www.economist.com/business/2018/10/06/how-to-run-a-calm-workplace

Mew and Me: iPad Games to Keep Your Cat from Feeling Lonely https://www.producthunt.com/posts/mew-and-me

Qualcomm Says Apple Is $7B Behind in Royalty Payments https://pocketnow.com/apple-destroy-qualcomm-royalties

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and 2970WX Linux Performance Benchmarks https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=amd-2920x-2970wx

OOP Is Dead, Long Live Data-Oriented Design [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy8jQgmhbAU

Show HN: Blog made with CouchDB/PouchDB available for download https://azartiz.com/blog/post.html?2018-10-28T03:48:15.536Z

Utah will pay for public employees to go fill prescriptions in Mexico https://www.sltrib.com/news/2018/10/28/fight-high-drug-prices/

Humble Bundle Java Books by Packt https://www.humblebundle.com/books/java-by-packt-books

OOP vs. Functional Programming (2014) https://blog.cleancoder.com/uncle-bob/2014/11/24/FPvsOO.html

Kotlin 1.3 Released with Coroutines, Kotlin/Native Beta, and More https://blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2018/10/kotlin-1-3/

Twitter to remove ‘like’ tool in a bid to improve the quality of debate https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2018/10/28/twitter-remove-like-tool-bid-improve-quality-debate/

YouTube comments are heavily manipulated, and I fear for our democracy http://rawrmaan.com/youtube-comments-are-heavily-manipulated-and-i-fear-for-our-democracy/

Binary Skin – Exploring Japan’s Virtual YouTuber Phenomenon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zZwjRmMWcY

Machine learning with Python: Essential hacks and tricks https://opensource.com/article/18/10/machine-learning-python-essential-hacks-and-tricks

Bitcoin’s Energy Consumption Could Increase Global Temps 2 C by 2033 https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/neganb/bitcoin-mining-could-raise-global-temperatures-by-2-c

CEO Shoots Self to Test Bulletproof Jacket https://www.range365.com/ceo-shoots-self-to-test-bulletproof-jacket

U.K. To Roll Out Developed World’s First ‘Digital’ Tax https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-k-to-roll-out-developed-worlds-first-digital-tax-1540831931

Gab.com goes down after GoDaddy threatens to pull domain https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/28/18036520/gab-down-godaddy-domain-blocked

’City of surveillance’: privacy expert quits Toronto’s smart-city project https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/23/toronto-smart-city-surveillance-ann-cavoukian-resigns-privacy