HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-11-29
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Show HN: Open-sourcing my wedding website on my first anniversary https://github.com/rampatra/wedding-website

NES.css: 8-bit style CSS framework https://bcrikko.github.io/NES.css/

How we spent two weeks hunting an NFS bug in the Linux kernel https://about.gitlab.com/2018/11/14/how-we-spent-two-weeks-hunting-an-nfs-bug/

GAN Dissection: Visualizing and Understanding Generative Adversarial Networks https://gandissect.csail.mit.edu

Magnus Carlsen Beats Fabiano Caruana to Win World Chess Championship https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/28/sports/magnus-carlsen-fabiano-caruana-world-chess-championship.html

Students Evaluating Teachers Doesn’t Just Hurt Teachers, It Hurts Students https://www.chronicle.com/article/Students-Evaluating-Teachers/245169

Lenovo to pay $7.3m for installing adware in 750,000 laptops https://www.hackread.com/lenovo-to-pay-fine-for-installing-adware-in-laptops/

Timing Analysis of Keystrokes and Timing Attacks on SSH (2001) [pdf] https://people.eecs.berkeley.edu/~daw/papers/ssh-use01.pdf

Decentralized network 42: a big dynamic VPN https://dn42.net/Home

Generating classical music with LSTM neural networks https://blog.floydhub.com/generating-classical-music-with-neural-networks/

Jim Gilliam, the founder of NationBuilder, has died https://civichall.org/civicist/jim-gilliam-1977-2018/

Ensmallen – Flexible C++ library for efficient mathematical optimization http://www.ensmallen.org

LearnDB: Learn how to build a database https://learndb.net/

The tragedy of the commons in evolutionary biology (2007) [pdf] http://www.kokkonuts.org/wp-content/uploads/Rankin_ToC.pdf

How AI automation could boost employment: The role of demand https://bitsandatoms.co/how-ai-automation-could-boost-employment-the-role-of-demand/

A Man Who Had a Heart Attack During the False Missile Alert Is Suing Hawaii https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mbvd/hawaii-false-missile-alert-heart-attack-lawsuit

How Postgres is more than a relational database: Extensions https://www.citusdata.com/blog/2018/11/27/postgres-more-than-a-relational-database/

A Glimpse into the Heart of a Quasar https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07538-z

Common-Knowledge Attacks on Democracy https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3273111

Long Island Woman Admits to Using Bitcoin to Launder Money for ISIS https://breaking911.com/just-in-long-island-woman-admits-to-using-bitcoin-to-launder-money-for-isis/

SubEthaEdit 5 is now free and open source https://rant.monkeydom.de/posts/2018/11/28/see-is-back

“Stylish” is back, and you still shouldn’t use it https://robertheaton.com/2018/08/16/stylish-is-back-and-you-still-shouldnt-use-it/

Amazon Quantum Ledger Database https://aws.amazon.com/qldb/

FDA promised a ‘lower-cost option’ to EpiPen, but the price isn’t any lower https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2018/11/27/epipen-teva-pricing-fda/

Amazon Textract – Extract text and data from virtually any document https://aws.amazon.com/textract/

OpenSSL versioning and license changes https://www.openssl.org/blog/blog/2018/11/28/version/

Show HN: An open-source collaborative whiteboard https://wbo.openode.io

Amazon Timestream – Fast, scalable, fully managed time series database https://aws.amazon.com/timestream/

Half the land in Oklahoma could be returned to Native Americans. It should be https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2018/11/28/half-land-oklahoma-could-be-returned-native-americans-it-should-be/

ECMAScript regular expressions are getting better (2017) https://mathiasbynens.be/notes/es-regexp-proposals

Sorry, upgrading your Dropbox Business plan will take 11 months https://twitter.com/pendersj/status/1067822027350786048

The Datacenter as a Computer: Designing Warehouse-Scale Machines, Third Edition https://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/10.2200/S00874ED3V01Y201809CAC046

Making a neural network say “I Don’t Know”: Bayesian NNs using Pyro and PyTorch https://towardsdatascience.com/making-your-neural-network-say-i-dont-know-bayesian-nns-using-pyro-and-pytorch-b1c24e6ab8cd

Sblack: an ultra-lightweight Mac client for Slack https://www.sblack.online/

AWS Cloud Map: Easily create and maintain custom maps of your applications https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/aws-cloud-map-easily-create-and-maintain-custom-maps-of-your-applications/

Show HN: QA DDT – Selenium Data-Driven-Tests as a Service https://qa.doorzz.com

Sunfolding (YC S17) Hiring a Senior Embedded Engineer in SF (partial remote ok) https://www.sunfolding.com/jobs#embedded

Just Oscar: Defining the Oscar Wilde we want to see https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/just-oscar-wilde/

Infinite Scrolling using Generators and nothing else https://medium.com/@ashishshubham/infinite-scroll-using-generators-bbacbf6cafd9

The Day Google Left China People Left Flowers at the Beijing Office https://www.seroundtable.com/photos/flowers-at-the-beijing-office-26736.html

Amazon’s homegrown Graviton processor was very nearly an AMD Arm CPU https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/27/amazon_aws_graviton_specs/

Progress in performance and scalability with CockroachDB https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/cockroachdb-2dot1-performance/

DOJ made secret arguments to break crypto, now ACLU wants to make them public https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/11/aclu-fights-government-secrecy-over-thwarted-wiretap-of-facebook-messenger/

Uber getting sued by taxi drivers in Australia’s ’largest’ class action https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-11-28/uber-sued-class-action-taxi-drivers-wa-qld-nsw-vic/10561554?section=business

What a meth: Woman held for 3 months after cops mistake candy floss for drugs https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/28/woman_jailed_3_months_after_cops_mistake_candy_floss_for_meth/

NY Top Court: Immigrants Are Entitled to Jury Trials If Deportation Can Result https://reason.com/blog/2018/11/28/new-yorks-top-court-rules-immigrants-are

What Firecracker open-source means for the serverless community https://serverless.com/blog/firecracker-what-means-serverless/

Questions We Should Ask About Facebook’s Smear Campaign Against Its Critics https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/11/questions-we-should-be-asking-about-facebooks-smear-campaign-against-its-critics

Benchmark results of Kubernetes network plugins (CNI) over 10Gbit/s network https://itnext.io/benchmark-results-of-kubernetes-network-plugins-cni-over-10gbit-s-network-36475925a560

California Wildfire Likely Spread Nuclear Contamination From Toxic Site? https://truthout.org/articles/california-wildfire-likely-spread-nuclear-contamination-from-toxic-site/

A Family of 17th Century Apothecaries (2014) https://recipes.hypotheses.org/4710

Thirty Years After ‘The Closing of the American Mind’ https://quillette.com/2018/11/28/thirty-years-after-the-closing-of-the-american-mind/

Fighting the “loneliness epidemic” at work https://blog.rescuetime.com/dan-schawbel-workplace-loneliness/

Show HN: I made a Metacritic for tech products https://www.metareview.co

Sega Dreamcast at 20: the futuristic games console that came too soon https://www.theguardian.com/games/2018/nov/28/sega-dreamcast-at-20-futuristic-console

What makes a great developer? A story of an extraordinary blacksmith https://quickbirdstudios.com/blog/the-best-blacksmith-developer/

Project Fi Is Now Google Fi https://fi.google.com/about/

New FastMRI Open Source AI Research Tools from FB and NYU School of Medicine https://code.fb.com/ai-research/fastmri/

“All my HTTPS traffic was sniffed and I got pwned” https://twitter.com/spazef0rze/status/1067583791596781570

From Steve Yegge: Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma, and the Quest to Kill EBay https://medium.com/@steve.yegge/jeff-bezos-jack-ma-and-the-quest-to-kill-ebay-bb4992dc5020

Huawei: NZ bars Chinese firm on national security fears https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46368001

CraS.SH – pure CSS way to crash any modern browser https://cras.sh

AWS Outposts: Run AWS infrastructure on-premises https://aws.amazon.com/outposts/

EFF Asks Court to Unseal Secret Wiretap of Encrypted Facebook Messenger Calls https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/11/eff-asks-court-unseal-secret-docket-case-involving-wiretap-encrypted-facebook

Sauna use associated with reduced risk of cardiac, all-cause mortality https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150223122602.htm

Amazon Elastic Inference – GPU-Powered Deep Learning Inference Acceleration https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-elastic-inference-gpu-powered-deep-learning-inference-acceleration/

Amazon puts ads in people’s baby registries https://twitter.com/RolfeWinkler/status/1067813546526879744

Lack of sleep intensifies anger. My wife could sense this based on my sleep https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2018/11/27/sleepanger

The Forgotten Legend of Silicon Valley’s Flying Saucer Man https://www.bloomberg.com/businessweek

Fedora 31 Will Likely Be Cancelled or Significantly Delayed to Focus on Tooling https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Fedora-31-Changes-Ahead

Introducing DynamodDB Read/Write Capacity on Demand https://twitter.com/esh/status/1067828628761661441

Microsoft reveals bugs knocked outAzure,Off 362.5 xfa auth logins 4 14 hours https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/27/microsoft_azure_outage_postmortem/

Scientists Build Atomic Clocks Accurate Enough to Measure Changes in Spacetime https://gizmodo.com/scientists-build-atomic-clocks-accurate-enough-to-measu-1830715349

Amazon put unwanted sponsored products in customers’ baby registries https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/28/18116274/amazon-baby-registry-unwanted-sponsored-products-ads

Turn an old Linux desktop into a home media center https://opensource.com/article/18/11/old-linux-desktop-new-home-media-center

Charges laid as a result of the FBI’s biggest-ever ad-fraud investigation https://www.buzzfeednews.com/amphtml/craigsilverman/3ve-botnet-ad-fraud-fbi-takedown

Lion Air crash: Investigators say plane was ’not airworthy’ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46121127

Undoing changes in Git https://zellwk.com/blog/git-undo

FB tries to stop next crisis after British lawmaker gets internal documents https://edition.cnn.com/2018/11/26/tech/facebook-damian-collins-six4three/index.html

Show HN: Spreadsheets that speak SQL https://cirkulate.com

Rogue Scientist Says Another CRISPR Baby Is Under Way https://www.wired.com/story/he-jiankui-gene-editing-crispr-second-pregnancy/

Amazon Forecast – Time series forecasting made easy https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-forecast-time-series-forecasting-made-easy/

Deldo – a sex toy control and teledildonics mode for Emacs https://github.com/qdot/deldo

Show HN: React component data loading with same code on client and server render https://github.com/davnicwil/react-frontload

All my HTTPS traffic was sniffed and I got pwned https://twitter.com/spazef0rze/status/1067583791596781570

Show HN: Use of AI to monitor 15M corporate websites https://twitter.com/aiHitPulse

Https://example.com has expired certificate https://example.com/

Show HN: Doka – A JavaScript Image Editor for Your Website https://pqina.nl/doka/

Sennheiser headphone software installing root certificates onto users computers [pdf] https://www.secorvo.de/publikationen/headsetup-vulnerability-report-secorvo-2018.pdf

Show HN: CryptoPanic – News aggregator platform for cryptocurrency enthusiasts https://cryptopanic.com/

Former employee says Facebook is systematically failing black people https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/27/former-facebook-manager-says-the-company-is-failing-black-people/

James Mickens’ USENIX Speech [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajGX7odA87k