HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-12-01
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Party REPL – A multi-player REPL built for pair-programming [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJING0Vigpg

Student Team Wins Amazon Alexa Artificial Intelligence Challenge https://www.ucdavis.edu/news/student-team-wins-amazon-alexa-artificial-intelligence-challenge/

The Arcane Algorithm Archive https://www.algorithm-archive.org/

Esverify: LiquidHaskell inspired verification for JavaScript https://esverify.org

Erllambda: Run Erlang and Elixir in AWS Lambda https://github.com/alertlogic/erllambda

Training ResNet-50 on ImageNet in 35 Epochs Using Second-Order Optimization https://arxiv.org/abs/1811.12019

Operation Ajax: How the CIA’s first attempt at regime change nearly failed https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/operation-ajax

Reconfigurable Computing at Hyperscale [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPi2LHLQ9OQ

Source: Google Hangouts for consumers will be shutting down sometime in 2020 https://9to5google.com/2018/11/30/google-hangouts-shutting-down/

Show HN: End-to-end LTE example with Docker and emulated radio https://github.com/pgorczak/srslte-docker-emulated

Samsung’s folding screen tech has been stolen and sold to China https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/30/tech/samsung-china-tech-theft/index.html

Ex-Autonomy boss Mike Lynch charged with fraud in US https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/30/mike_lynch_autonomy_fraud_charge/

QUIC-Tracker: an open-source QUIC test suite https://quic-tracker.info.ucl.ac.be/blog/

LibrePCB: First stable release published https://librepcb.org/blog/2018-11-25_release_0.1.0/

Show HN: Pdftilecut – cut PDF pages into tiles https://github.com/oxplot/pdftilecut

MacLua5.3: Classic MacOS port of Lua 5.3 https://github.com/SolraBizna/MacLua5.3

Blockchain study finds zero success rate and vendors don’t call back https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/30/blockchain_study_finds_0_per_cent_success_rate/

WebSDR – Shortwave Radio on the Internet http://websdr.ewi.utwente.nl:8901/

Is Geotagging on Instagram Ruining Natural Wonders? Some Say Yes https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/29/travel/instagram-geotagging-environment.html

Show HN: Tabulator – Easy-to-use JavaScript library for interactive tables http://tabulator.info/

Weather Radars from all over the world, merged into one composite https://www.ventusky.com/?p=21;-40;2&l=radar

Google Chat is the worst desktop chat program I have ever used https://technex.us/2018/11/google_chat_is_the_worst_desktop_chat_program_I_have_ever_used/

The 9 Lives of Bleichenbacher’s CAT: New Cache ATtacks on TLS Implementations http://cat.eyalro.net/

Retail Arbitrage at Walmart [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FknkqT5tHK8

UTF-7: a ghost from the time before UTF-8 https://crawshaw.io/blog/utf7

Using Elasticsearch as the Primary Data Store in an ETL Pipeline https://vlkan.com/blog/post/2018/11/14/elasticsearch-primary-data-store/

ObjectBox: Fast object-oriented database for Go https://github.com/objectbox/objectbox-go

Corners Don’t Look Like That: Regarding Screenspace Ambient Occlusion (2012) http://nothings.org/gamedev/ssao/

Uno: a uniq like CLI tool for log data https://unomaly.com/blog/its-in-the-anomalies/

Show HN: The Reader View of Wikipedia https://thereaderwiki.com/en/

Marriott hack hits 500M Starwood guests https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46401890

Oil drilling: Wrong coordinate system creates lake 1,300 feet deep (1980) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Peigneur

Type 2 diabetes: NHS to offer 800-calorie diet treatment https://www.bbc.com/news/health-46363869

Bigger brains are smarter, but not by much https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-11-bigger-brains-smarter.html

Tor: The Second-Generation Onion Router (2004) https://svn.torproject.org/svn/projects/design-paper/tor-design.html

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

Mozilla pulls Bypass Paywalls from Firefox add-ons store https://github.com/iamadamdev/bypass-paywalls-firefox/issues/82

Blackbird: Cloud-Based Video Editing and Publishing https://www.blackbird.video/

There’s something very weird going on with this House election in North Carolina https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/11/30/18119546/north-carolina-9th-district-election-board-bladen-county

“no one gets fired for buying AWS” – intentionally provocative thoughts https://twitter.com/stevesi/status/1068579932610027520

Rookie Mag founder explains why they’re shutting down http://www.rookiemag.com/2018/11/editors-letter-86/

My Dad had a Stroke. How Google Home and me being a developer helped http://www.seanshadmand.com/2018/11/26/how-this-google-home-app-helped-my-father-after-his-stroke/

Feynman’s Nobel Medal sold for $1M https://twitter.com/luismbat/status/1068634957168300033

Show HN: IndieWorkspace – A sneak peak at remote workspaces https://www.indieworkspace.com/

Game Engine Maker Unity Publishes Six ’Guiding Principles for Ethical AI’ https://www.kotaku.com.au/2018/11/game-engine-maker-unity-publishes-its-six-guiding-principles-for-ethical-ai/

US charges ex-Autonomy boss Mike Lynch with fraud over $11bn sale to HP https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/us-charges-ex-autonomy-boss-mike-lynch-with-fraud-over-11bn-sale-to-hp

GCHQ pushes for backdoors in encrypted chat apps https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/29/gchq_encrypted_apps/

Terry Davis Demos SimStructure – a rocket simulator (video) (2016) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25hLohVZdME

Turing: Rounding-Off Errors in Matrix Processes (1948) [pdf] https://academic.oup.com/qjmam/article-pdf/1/1/287/5323145/1-1-287.pdf

Introducing: The Serverless Open Runtime https://serverless.com/blog/introducing-serverless-open-runtime/

Ionic Studio – 1click native run as an iOS/Android app https://twitter.com/ionicframework/status/1068217313516675072

I’m Chinese, Google’s DragonFly Must Go On https://github.com/ithinco/i-am-chinese-the-dragonfly-must-go-on

Learning to Predict Depth on the Pixel 3 Phones https://ai.googleblog.com/2018/11/learning-to-predict-depth-on-pixel-3.html

How to cure a hangover: what one man found after a 10-year quest https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/nov/23/hangover-cure-book-shaughnessy-bishop-stall

How to deal with difficult people on software projects https://people.neilon.software/

Namecheap’s VPN offering https://www.namecheap.com/vpn/

Musk: nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1067173497909141504