HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-12-04
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Microsoft is building a Chromium browser to replace Edge on Windows 10 https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-building-chromium-powered-web-browser-windows-10

YouTube top earners: A seven-year-old making $22M https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46427910

Jupyter Notebook Tutorial – Privacy-Preserving Deep Learning in PyTorch https://github.com/OpenMined/PySyft/tree/master/examples/tutorials

Casetext (YC S13) Seeking Product/UI/UX Designer in SF or NYC https://jobs.lever.co/casetext/2b724e38-61e4-41e9-8e0b-2620673647f0

C.S. Lewis on the Reading of Old Books https://reasonabletheology.org/cs-lewis-on-reading-old-books/

Building a Language and Compiler for Machine Learning https://julialang.org/blog/2018/12/ml-language-compiler

Aaron Klug, 92, Dies; His 3-D Images of Bodily Molecules Won a Nobel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/30/obituaries/aaron-klug-dead.html

Teensy 3.1 bare metal: Writing a USB driver (2014) http://kevincuzner.com/2014/12/12/teensy-3-1-bare-metal-writing-a-usb-driver/

The 9 Lives of Bleichenbacher’s CAT: New Cache Attacks on TLS Implementations [pdf] https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/1173.pdf

Ripley: Project management tool for G Suite https://ripleyhq.com/

Show HN: McFly, a smart Bash history search CLI in Rust with a neural network https://github.com/cantino/mcfly

Show HN: Asdfasdf.co – emails from the internet’s gibberish form fills https://medium.com/p/52aad86af33a

Visual Model-Based Reinforcement Learning as a Path Towards Generalist Robots https://bair.berkeley.edu/blog/2018/11/30/visual-rl/

Low-loss and broadband non-volatile phase-change directional coupler switches https://arxiv.org/abs/1811.08490

Welcome to Our Sampler of Ancient Egyptian Supernatural Beings http://aedp-2k.swansea.ac.uk

Israeli Software Helped Saudis Spy on Khashoggi, Lawsuit Says https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/02/world/middleeast/saudi-khashoggi-spyware-israel.html

Show HN: Lambdo – Feature engineering and machine learning together https://github.com/asavinov/lambdo

MI6 chief questions China’s role in UK tech sector https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-46431810

Stripe open-sources Skycfg, a configuration builder for Kubernetes https://github.com/stripe/skycfg

How I Wrote a Modern C++ Library in Rust https://hsivonen.fi/modern-cpp-in-rust/

Firefox Profilemaker https://ffprofile.com/

AlphaFold: Using AI for scientific discovery https://deepmind.com/blog/alphafold/

QEMU Advent Calendar: A surprise disk image each day until Christmas https://qemu-advent-calendar.org/

An Open Source Tool for Scaling Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning https://rise.cs.berkeley.edu/blog/scaling-multi-agent-rl-with-rllib/

DragonFly BSD, version 5.4, has been released https://www.dragonflybsd.org/release54/

ForgJs – A lightweight object validator https://github.com/oussamahamdaoui/forgJs

TAWS – The Amiga Workbench Simulation http://www.taws.ch/WB.html

The Nuclear Novel and Language (2015) http://histscifi.com/essays/gordin/languages

Unknown Civil War Faces are Being Identified Through Facial Recognition App https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/12/01/civil-war-photo-sleuth/

Nvidia Uses AI to Render Virtual Worlds in Real Time https://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-ai-research-render-graphics,38185.html

How a Successful Biographer Became a Forger (2008) https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=94461486

Show HN: GetRichQuick – A free ICO generator https://betoken.fund/getrichquick/create/

A roadblock to productivity is the smartphone on your desk https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/02/smarter-living/be-more-productive-hide-your-phone.html

White House seeks to end subsidies for electric cars, renewables https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-autos-idUSKBN1O22D4

Enabling Heterogeneous-ISA Research with RISC-V and SPARC FPGA Soft-cores https://arxiv.org/abs/1811.08091

Evaluating the causes of cost reduction in photovoltaic modules https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421518305196

Show HN: AI driven online database of company profiles https://www.aihitdata.com

It’s the beginning of the end of satellite TV in the US https://qz.com/1480089/att-just-declared-the-end-of-the-satellite-tv-era-in-the-us/

I Quit Google Over Its Censored Chinese Search Engine https://theintercept.com/2018/12/01/google-china-censorship-human-rights/

Chinese gene editing scientist missing amidst rumors of arrest http://time.com/5469111/he-jiankui-scientist-missing-gene-edited-babies/

Anglican: A Probabilistic Programming System https://probprog.github.io/anglican/index.html

Tell Senate Not to Put the Register of Copyrights in the Hands of the President https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/12/tell-senate-not-put-register-copyrights-hands-president

Sign a Free-Trade Deal with Taiwan – it makes both economic and strategic sense https://www.wsj.com/articles/sign-a-free-trade-deal-with-taiwan-1543786364

Facebook employees calling former colleagues to ask the best way to leave https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/02/facebook-employees-calling-former-colleagues-to-look-for-jobs-outside.html

TypeScript Express tutorial 1: Middleware, routing, and controllers https://wanago.io/2018/12/03/typescript-express-tutorial-routing-controllers-middleware/

How We Grew Our SEO to 70K+ Visitors a Month (Step-By-Step Guide) – Fiix https://medium.com/@zainmanji/how-we-grew-our-seo-to-70k-visitors-a-month-e6ea34ce1555

Show HN: Enlight – Learn to code by building projects https://enlight.nyc/?ref=hn

React.christmas: 24 React articles in 24 days https://react.christmas

Sir David Attenborough: Climate change ’our greatest threat’ https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-46398057

Visual Basic .Net dead? No, it’s fifth most popular programming language https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-visual-basic-net-dead-no-its-fifth-most-popular-programming-language/

‘Must be willing to work under pressure’ is a warning sign https://codewithoutrules.com/2018/12/03/work-under-pressure/

NASA Live: Soyuz Launch to ISS [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwMDvPCGeE0

Maxwell’s fluid model of magnetism https://arxiv.org/abs/1502.05926

Summaries of 10 important 2018 AI research papers https://www.topbots.com/most-important-ai-research-papers-2018/

SVGjs 3.0 Advent Calendar – Day 1 https://codepen.io/fuzzyma/pen/ZmPxpr

Skype offering live transcriptions from today, PowerPoint from January 2019 https://9to5mac.com/2018/12/03/skype-transcriptions/

AlphaFold: DeepMind achieves top score in protein folding competition https://deepmind.com/blog/alphafold/

Show HN: We made Slack emulator to demo our chat bot (desktop only) https://karmabot.chat/#demo

Anthropologists Say Gladiators and Soldiers in Ancient Rome Were Vegetarian https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3761927/

How London Became a Playground for the Rich https://medium.com/s/story/london-doesnt-love-us-b6606af4aef8

Building Serverless Python Apps Using AWS Chalice https://realpython.com/aws-chalice-serverless-python/

Nvidia Uses Artificial Intelligence to Render Virtual Worlds in Real Time https://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-ai-research-render-graphics,38185.html

How to Decide Which Data Science Projects to Pursue https://hbr.org/2018/10/how-to-decide-which-data-science-projects-to-pursue

An Asteroid May Have Wiped Out Part of the Middle East 3,700 Years Ago https://www.livescience.com/64179-ancient-cosmic-airburst-middle-east.html

Complexity Economics Shows Us Why Laissez-Faire Economics Always Fails http://evonomics.com/complexity-economics-shows-us-that-laissez-faire-fail-nickhanauer/

PFOA and PFOS Cause Lower Sperm Counts and Smaller Penises, Study Finds https://theintercept.com/2018/11/30/pfoa-and-pfos-cause-lower-sperm-counts-and-smaller-penises-study-finds/

Differential privacy in practice (easy version) https://desfontain.es/privacy/differential-privacy-in-practice.html

Man, 69, loses legal battle against temporal reality in effort to become 49 https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/12/03/man-loses-legal-battle-against-temporal-reality-effort-become/

Microsoft is building a Chromium-powered web browser that will replace Edge https://m.windowscentral.com/microsoft-building-chromium-powered-web-browser-windows-10

In Silicon Valley wages are down for everyone but the top 10 percent https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/03/in-silicon-valley-wages-are-down-for-everyone-but-the-top-10-percent.html

Nvidia Extends PhysX for High Fidelity Simulations, Goes Open Source https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2018/12/03/physx-high-fidelity-open-source/

“Starting Dec 17, adult content will not be allowed on Tumblr.” https://tumblr.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/231885248-Sensitive-content