HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-12-02
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Monarch butterfly populations in U.S. west are down an order of magnitude https://qz.com/1480192/monarch-populations-in-the-us-west-are-down-86-this-year/

Distributed Erlang: From Datacenter to Planetary Scale Applications [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01vedKGBQkQ

Guessing the pressed keyboard keys by analyzing the audio from the microphone https://github.com/ggerganov/kbd-audio

Gwern’s Review of “The Media Lab: Inventing the Future at M.I.T” (2012) https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/373688680

New Parents Complain Amazon Baby-Registry Ads Are Deceptive https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-parents-complain-amazon-ads-are-deceptive-1543417201

How to Start a Cultural Revolution (2017) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVVick2kf8c

Bcachefs status update, current work https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/12/2/46

Strategies for Headless Projects with Structured Content Management Systems https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2018/11/structured-content-done-right/

The Second Edition of “Refactoring” https://martinfowler.com/articles/refactoring-2nd-ed.html

Receiving NOAA Weather Satellite Images with $10 USB SDR Device Tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0efTTWMl3v0

Scripting, Customization and Automation Using Tcl in Creo https://wiki.tcl-lang.org/page/Tcl+for+Creo

The EU Copyright Directive: What Redditors in Europe Need to Know https://redditblog.com/2018/11/28/the-eu-copyright-directive-what-redditors-in-europe-need-to-know/

Drunk driver slept while Tesla appeared to drive Hwy 101 on autopilot https://www.sfchronicle.com/crime/amp/Drunk-driver-slept-while-Tesla-drove-Hwy-101-on-13435295.php

Podcast Advertising: What We Learned https://ahrefs.com/blog/podcast-advertising/

Show HN: Cross-platform open-source 3D modeling software https://dust3d.org/

The inconvenient truth about love – and divorce https://ideas.ted.com/the-inconvenient-truth-about-love-and-divorce/

Microsoft is Dead (2007) http://www.paulgraham.com/microsoft.html

Iris Automation Is Hiring a Computer Vision Expert – AI for Drones http://www.irisonboard.com/careers/

What Startups Really Mean by “Why Should We Hire You?” https://angel.co/blog/what-startups-really-mean-by-why-should-we-hire-you

Show HN: Cached Hacker News for when you don’t have access to the internet https://www.hacker-cache.com/

Categories for the Working Hacker [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gui_SE8rJUM

Picture houses: a last glimpse of Moscow’s beautiful and derelict Soviet cinemas http://www.calvertjournal.com/features/show/10811/moscow-cinemas-yuri-palmin

Flux OSKit: Reusable Components for OS Implementation (1997) http://www.cs.utah.edu/flux/papers/oskit-sosp97.html

“I didn’t meet my girlfriend until 12 years after our daughter was born” https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/style/modern-love-how-i-met-my-children.html

How the West Was Digitized: The Making of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 http://www.vulture.com/2018/10/the-making-of-rockstar-games-red-dead-redemption-2.html

Instacart is slashing prices as the war against Amazon heats up https://www.businessinsider.com/instacart-cheaper-than-amazon-whole-foods-delivery-2018-11

I Put Words on This Webpage So You Have to Listen to Me Now https://christine.website/blog/experimental-rilkef-2018-11-30

REST and long-running jobs (2014) https://farazdagi.com/2014/rest-and-long-running-jobs/

Anti-vax movement blamed for 30% jump in measles cases worldwide https://www.sbs.com.au/news/anti-vax-movement-blamed-for-30-per-cent-jump-in-measles-cases-worldwide

Inside the British Army’s secret information warfare machine https://www.wired.co.uk/article/inside-the-77th-brigade-britains-information-warfare-military

“When You Get That Wealthy, You Start to Buy Your Own Bullshit” https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/11/sheryl-sandberg-harvard-business-school-leadership

China, U.S. to cease new tariffs and continue trade talks https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d414f3041444d31457a6333566d54/share_p.html

Anthony Grafton Defends the Footnote (1997) https://paw.princeton.edu/article/anthony-grafton-defends-footnote

YugaByteDB,a Transactional Database with Cassandra, Redis and PostgreSQL APIs https://github.com/YugaByte/yugabyte-db

‘People don’t go out’: the town where half the pubs have vanished https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/dec/01/half-pubs-vanished-people-dont-go-out-hyndburn-lancashire

De-facto closed source: the case for understandable software https://13brane.net/rants/de-facto-closed-source/

I Predicted 23 Celebrity Deaths in 2017 – Then My Predictions Came True http://jere.in/i-predicted-23-celebrity-deaths-in-2017-then-my-predictions-came-true

Abandoned Frank Lloyd Wright – Tour of Shams Palace, Iran https://yomadic.com/shams-palace-iran-tour/

Violence Escalates as France Scrambles to Respond to ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/01/world/europe/france-yellow-vests-protests-macron.html

In China, your car could be talking to the government https://www.apnews.com/4a749a4211904784826b45e812cff4ca

Arm Architecture Enhancements in 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbisEjzoxTY

Common Lisp clone of Minecraft https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoK8Dvd4JTY

Source: Google Hangouts is shutting down in 2020 https://9to5google.com/2018/12/01/google-hangouts-shutting-down/

Cambridge Analytica Used Fashion Tastes to Identify Right-Wing Voters https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/29/style/cambridge-analytica-fashion-data.html

The logic of Buddhist philosophy goes beyond simple truth https://aeon.co/essays/the-logic-of-buddhist-philosophy-goes-beyond-simple-truth

It’s nearly 2019, and your network can get pwned through an oscilloscope https://www.theregister.co.uk/AMP/2018/11/30/pwned_via_oscilloscope/

Node.js for Embedded Systems http://embeddednodejs.com/

Show HN: Harmony of the Spheres – Gravity Simulator https://thehappykoala.github.io/Harmony-of-the-Spheres/

Show HN: I Made a Pocket Casts Desktop App for Linux https://www.Feliciano.Tech/blog/i-made-a-pocket-casts-desktop-app-for-linux/

In China’s Xinjiang, Big Brother Moves into Uighur Homes as ’family’ https://www.dawn.com/news/1448600

Marriott International Hacking Exposed Data of 500M Guests https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/30/business/marriott-data-breach.html

George H.W. Bush, 41st president of United States dead at 94 https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/11/30/george-h-w-bush-dead-94/544336002/

CIA Intercepts Underpin Assessment Saudi Crown Prince Targeted Khashoggi https://www.wsj.com/articles/cia-intercepts-underpin-assessment-saudi-crown-prince-targeted-khashoggi-1543640460