HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-11-27
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YouTube will delete existing video annotations on January 15, 2019 https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7342737

Firecracker – Lightweight Virtualization for Serverless Computing https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/firecracker-lightweight-virtualization-for-serverless-computing/

A military exercise staged 35 years ago almost triggered World War Three http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20181108-the-wargame-that-could-have-ended-the-world

East German secret police guide for identifying youth subcultures (1985) https://twitter.com/industrial_book/status/1066411965004812288

Tipping Points, For-Profit Scientific Publishing, and Closed Science http://www.deepseanews.com/2018/11/tipping-points-for-profit-scientific-publishing-and-closed-science/

Smoking Banana Peels Is the Greatest Drug Hoax of All Time https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/smoking-banana-peels-1960s-donovan-mellow-yellow-hoax

BSDs or Illumos may be good alternatives to Linux (2017) https://www.adminbyaccident.com/politics/abandon-linux-move-freebsd-illumos/

Successful second round of fusion experiments with Wendelstein 7-X https://www.ipp.mpg.de/4550215/11_18

A Break in the Quest for the Quantum Speed Limit https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/576484/

AWS Transfer for SFTP – Fully Managed SFTP Service for Amazon S3 https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-aws-transfer-for-sftp-fully-managed-sftp-service-for-amazon-s3/

If it’s not fun anymore, you get nothing from maintaining a popular package https://gist.github.com/dominictarr/9fd9c1024c94592bc7268d36b8d83b3a

How to Do Real Time Object Detection on Drones https://blog.nanonets.com/real-time-object-detection-for-drones/

Sequoia PGP: The Seeding Sees the Light of Day https://sequoia-pgp.org/blog/2018/11/26/initial-release/

Goro – An implementation of PHP written in Go https://github.com/MagicalTux/goro

Amazon’s own ‘Machine Learning University’ now available to all developers https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/machine-learning/amazons-own-machine-learning-university-now-available-to-all-developers/

Float Exposed http://float.exposed

Evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion in social networks (2014) http://www.pnas.org/content/111/24/8788.full

Backdoor in event-stream library dependency https://github.com/dominictarr/event-stream/issues/116

Creating Records That Will Last http://copar.org/bulletin14.htm

The Science Is Clear: Dirty Farm Water Is Making Us Sick https://www.wired.com/story/the-science-is-clear-dirty-farm-water-is-making-us-sick/

OCaml for the Masses (2011) https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2038036

HSN-1000 Nuclear Event Detector (2005) [pdf] http://www.maxwell.com/images/documents/hsn1000_rev3.pdf

Intermittent fasting: No advantage over conventional weight loss diets https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181126115842.htm

Devsense commercial VSCode PHP debugger is obfuscated open-source library https://twitter.com/DevsenseCorp/status/1067136378159472640

Rivian unveils all-electric pickup truck with unbelievable specs https://electrek.co/2018/11/26/rivian-r1t-all-electric-pickup-specs/

Montezuma’s Revenge Solved by Go-Explore http://eng.uber.com/go-explore/

Mission Control Live Stream: NASA InSight Mars Landing [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGD_YF64Nwk

Ncc: Node.js Compiler Collection https://zeit.co/blog/ncc

Field of dreams: heartbreak and heroics at the World Ploughing Championships https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/23/world-ploughing-championships-no-till-farming

Causal Inference Animated Plots http://nickchk.com/causalgraphs.html

Visual overview of radiator valves used in Germany [pdf] https://www.eq-3.de/Downloads/eq3/download%20bereich/Ventilkompatibilitaeten-Model-N.pdf

A real-time chat app in 23 lines of Python and 35 lines of JavaScript https://github.com/dunglas/mercure/pull/32

Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30M people within 6 months http://uk.businessinsider.com/bill-gates-warns-the-next-pandemic-disease-is-coming-2018-4

EventStorming: Continuous discovery beyond software modelling https://xebia.com/blog/eventstorming-continuous-discovery-beyond-software-modelling/

Hacker backdoors popular JavaScript library to steal Bitcoin funds https://www.zdnet.com/article/hacker-backdoors-popular-javascript-library-to-steal-bitcoin-funds/

New – Automatic Cost Optimization for Amazon S3 via Intelligent Tiering https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-automatic-cost-optimization-for-amazon-s3-via-intelligent-tiering/

Bias in student evaluations of teaching https://threader.app/thread/1066721849734615041

What was the role of the blacksmith in medieval society? http://www.medievalists.net/2018/11/role-blacksmith-medieval-society/

How Quincy, Florida Became a Town of Secret Coca-Cola Millionaires https://www.joshuakennon.com/how-quincy-florida-became-a-town-of-secret-coca-cola-millionaires/

DNS Queries over HTTPS https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8484

The App Destroying Iran’s Currency – Foreign Policy https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/11/22/the-app-destroying-irans-currency/

Cortical control of a tablet computer by people with paralysis https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0204566

Some species of birds like to rub themselves with ants (2017) https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/mystery-bird-anting

NASA InSight Lander Arrives on Martian Surface https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7293

You should never spend $825K on a domain – but here’s why I’m glad I did https://medium.com/@karnsaroya/you-should-never-spend-825k-on-a-domain-but-heres-why-i-m-glad-i-did-7139f9c00728

Why are tech companies making custom typefaces? https://www.arun.is/blog/custom-typefaces/

Show HN: I Made the Tinder for Poetry, Quilius https://quili.us

Category Theory for Programmers – Scala Edition [pdf] https://github.com/hmemcpy/milewski-ctfp-pdf/releases/tag/v1.1-rc

Paradoxes of Material Implication (1997) https://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/log/mat-imp.htm

How China’s Rulers Control Society: Opportunity, Nationalism, Fear https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/25/world/asia/china-freedoms-control.html

Latest Windows 10 update breaks Windows Media Player, Win32 apps in general https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/11/latest-windows-10-update-breaks-windows-media-player-win32-apps-in-general/

Embarcadero RAD Studio 10.3 (Delphi, C++) Product Feature Matrix [pdf] https://www.embarcadero.com/docs/rad-studio-feature-matrix.pdf

Heaps – Haxe game engine by the language’s creator https://heaps.io

Show HN: Not Some Cats – A collection of tools for web devs/designers https://notsomecats.com/

Elon Musk teases Mars breakthroughs as Starship design radically changes [video] https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-ceo-elon-musk-mars-breakthroughs-starship-design-radical-changes/

MIT researchers show how to detect and address AI bias without loss in accuracy https://venturebeat.com/2018/11/16/mit-researchers-show-how-to-detect-and-address-ai-bias-without-loss-in-accuracy/

Facebook spooked after MPs seize documents for privacy breach probe https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/26/facebook_dcms_document_cache_seized/

How Surveillance Inhibits Freedom of Expression https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/11/how_surveillanc_1.html

HTTP/3 explained – The book https://daniel.haxx.se/http3-explained/

Continuous Integration with Python: An Introduction https://realpython.com/python-continuous-integration/

The Hidden Dangers You Have Never Noticed: Target = “_blank” and “opener” https://www.tutorialdocs.com/article/html-opener-blank.html

Show HN: Snigl – a Forth with a Lisp in C https://gitlab.com/sifoo/snigl

Show HN: I’ve made a GUI for my tool that cluster images by similarity https://github.com/victorqribeiro/groupImg

Show HN: Tweet messages that unlock in the future http://trim.kim/OceanNotionEmotion

German eID card system vulnerable to online identity spoofing https://www.zdnet.com/article/german-eid-card-system-vulnerable-to-online-identity-spoofing/