HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-11-02
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SiFive Introduces 7 Series RISC-V Cores with E7, S7 and the U7 Series https://www.cnx-software.com/2018/11/02/sifive-7-series-risc-v-cores-e76-s76-u74/

New critical vulnerability in multiple high-privileged Android services https://blog.zimperium.com/cve-2018-9411-new-critical-vulnerability-multiple-high-privileged-android-services/

The hidden cost of QUIC and TOU (2016) https://www.snellman.net/blog/archive/2016-12-01-quic-tou/

Machine learning spots natural selection at work in human genome https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07225-z

Architecture no one needs is server side templating https://itnext.io/architecture-no-one-needs-is-server-side-templating-78331391274

Identifiable Images of Bystanders Extracted from Corneal Reflections https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0083325

Learning to Dress: Synthesizing Human Dressing Motion via Reinforcement Learning https://www.cc.gatech.edu/~aclegg3/projects/LearningToDress.html

Modeling Message Queues in TLA+ https://www.hillelwayne.com/post/tla-messages/

Horizon: Facebook’s Open Source Applied Reinforcement Learning Platform https://research.fb.com/publications/horizon-facebooks-open-source-applied-reinforcement-learning-platform/

Sen. Wyden proposes bill that could jail executives who mishandle consumer data https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/1/18052254/ron-wyden-privacy-bill-draft-consumer-tracking

Alan Kay: Is it too late to create a healthy future? [video] https://videocast.nih.gov/Summary.asp?Live=28442&bhcp=1

Carlo – Web rendering surface for Node applications https://github.com/GoogleChromeLabs/carlo

Human Interest (YC S15) Is Hiring Engineers to Expand Access to 401(k) https://humaninterest.com/careers

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki [video] https://kottke.org/18/10/never-ending-man-hayao-miyazaki

Mexico’s Supreme Court rules in favor of allowing recreational marijuana use https://aztecreports.com/marijuana-ban-unconstitutional

Ace – an embeddable code editor https://ace.c9.io/

Finding a Murderer in a Victim’s Eye https://daily.jstor.org/finding-a-murderer-in-a-victims-eye/

Notorious patent enforcement entity values its entire portfolio at $2, folds https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/11/most-litigious-patent-enforcer-in-us-calls-it-quits-files-bankruptcy/

Editor for decentralised article publishing, annotations and social interactions https://dokie.li/

A Cryptocurrency Millionaire Wants to Build a Utopia in Nevada https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/01/technology/nevada-bitcoin-blockchain-society.html

In Medieval Europe, No Outfit Was Complete Without a Personal Eating Knife https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/medieval-knives

Google Dopamine: a research framework for prototyping of reinforcement learning https://github.com/google/dopamine

2, 3, 5,? Bell Labs (1968) [pdf] https://oeis.org/A257113/a257113.pdf

A Gentle Visual Intro to Data Analysis in Python Using Pandas https://jalammar.github.io/gentle-visual-intro-to-data-analysis-python-pandas/

Major Study Finds ‘Some Evidence’ of Link Between Cellphone Radiation and Cancer https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/01/health/cellphone-radiation-cancer.html

Origins of Innovation: Bakewell and Breeding https://www.gwern.net/Bakewell

The original iPhone screen is almost the size of one icon on the iPhone XS Max https://twitter.com/lukew/status/1041715594138017793

Show HN: Newshound – a news aggregator for daily news from around the world https://www.newshound.co/

Google staff walk out over women’s treatment https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46054202

Show HN: Vue Dark Mode – A Minimalist Dark Design System for Vue.js https://www.vuedarkmode.com/

XKCD: 2018 Midterm Challengers https://xkcd.com/2067/

2018 State of Haskell Survey https://airtable.com/shr8G4RBPD9T6tnDf

Apple will stop reporting how many iPhones, iPads and Macs it sells https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/01/apple-will-stop-reporting-how-many-iphones-ipads-and-macs-it-se/

A history of Lua: The evolution of an extension language (2001) https://www.lua.org/history.html

OpenIndiana Hipster 2018-10 (illumos/OpenSolaris Unix) Released https://www.openindiana.org/2018/10/24/openindiana-hipster-2018-10-is-here/

Neo4j nabs $80M Series E as graph database tech flourishes https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/01/neo4j-nabs-80m-series-e-as-graph-database-tech-matures/

WebP image support implemented in Firefox https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1294490

Equifax has chosen Experian for credit monitoring, and will share your info https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/11/equifax-has-chosen-experian-wait-what/

Facebook promised to fix political ads on its platform. It hasn’t https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/01/tech/facebook-election-ad-problems/index.html

Twilight of the Racist Uncles: How Facebook is melting the minds of our elders https://thebaffler.com/latest/twilight-of-the-racist-uncles-burmila

Red Hat’s co-founder was unemployed and working in a closet when starting the co https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/01/before-sale-to-ibm-for-billions-red-hat-started-in-cofounders-closet.html

Show HN: Not Depressing News https://www.notdepressing.com/

Why the “circumcision solution” to the AIDS epidemic in Africa may increase it http://blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/2012/05/when-bad-science-kills-or-how-to-spread-aids/

Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources acquired by blockchain firm https://spacenews.com/asteroid-mining-company-planetary-resources-acquired-by-blockchain-firm/

Show HN: A rapper that just makes painfully true songs about being a developer https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoGRABtFGU7ng79NqF0KuIQ

Making the GPL more scary https://lwn.net/Articles/768670/

Canada’s last witch trials: Women accused of fake witchcraft https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45983540

Musk: new Tesla summon feature will “follow you like a pet” https://arstechnica.com/?p=1404855

Fiery Eye of Sauron Stares Down San Francisco from Atop Salesforce Tower https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Eye-of-Sauron-San-Francisco-salesforce-tower-what-13353220.php

Microsoft’s Twitch competitor Mixer doubles down on audience participation https://www.geekwire.com/2018/microsofts-twitch-competitor-mixer-doubles-audience-participation-season-2-features/

What billionaires want: the secret influence of America’s 100 richest https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/30/billionaire-stealth-politics-america-100-richest-what-they-want

Saudi Prince Donates $40M to Harvard, Georgetown Universities (2015) https://abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=1402008

Machine-learning algorithm beats 20 lawyers in NDA legal analysis https://www.techspot.com/news/77189-machine-learning-algorithm-beats-20-lawyers-nda-legal.html

New iPad Pro Has Comparable Performance to 2018 15“ MacBook Pro in Benchmarks https://www.macrumors.com/2018/11/01/2018-ipad-pro-benchmarks-geekbench/

Oceans ’soaking up more heat than estimated’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46046067

Internet freedom continues to decline around the world, a new report says https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/1/18050394/internet-freedom-report-2018-freedom-house-chertoff

People who refuse to drink water, no matter what https://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/hydro-haters-people-who-dont-drink-water

Waymo’s excruciatingly gradual launch process, explained – Ars Technica https://arstechnica.com/cars/2018/10/waymos-excruciatingly-gradual-launch-process-explained/?amp=1

UK government’s battle with Apple over EU citizens app https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46043668

Google Employees Plan Global Walkout to Protest Company’s Treatment of Women https://www.npr.org/2018/11/01/662851489/google-employees-plan-global-walkout-to-protest-companys-treatment-of-women

Discovering Critical Vulnerabilities Affecting Macs, iPhones, and iPads https://semmle.com/news/apple-xnu-kernel-icmp-nfs-vulnerabilities

Google Walkout: Employees Stage Protest Over Handling of Sexual Harassment https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/01/technology/google-walkout-sexual-harassment.html

Burning Man sexual harassment accusation leads to resignation of Alphabet exec https://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Alphabet-Executive-Resigns-After-Harassment-13350037.php