HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-12-06
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Canada has arrested Huawei’s global chief financial officer in Vancouver https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-canada-has-arrested-huaweis-global-chief-financial-officer-in/

National Security Archive’s complete index of NSA internal Cryptolog periodical https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/briefing-book/cyber-vault/2018-12-04/cyber-brief-cryptolog

The Y Combinator Database https://www.ycdb.co/

Differential coding of perception in the world’s languages http://www.pnas.org/content/115/45/11369

Guide to scaling engineering organizations https://stripe.com/atlas/guides/scaling-eng

FAIR turns five: What we’ve accomplished and where we’re headed https://code.fb.com/ai-research/fair-fifth-anniversary/

A Visual Defragmenter for the Commodore 64 https://www.pagetable.com/?p=978

Thieves boosting signal from key fobs inside homes to steal vehicles https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/car-thefts-rising-1.4930890

Measuring the “Filter Bubble”: How Google is influencing what you click https://spreadprivacy.com/google-filter-bubble-study/

Experience Report on Formally Verifying Parts of OpenJDK’s API with KeY https://arxiv.org/abs/1811.10818

WALL·E – Typeset in the Future https://typesetinthefuture.com/2018/12/04/walle/

Portable Text – JSON rich text specification for content editing platforms https://github.com/portabletext/portabletext

Ransomware Infects 100K PCs in China, Demands WeChat Payment https://movaxbx.ru/2018/12/05/ransomware-infects-100k-pcs-in-china-demands-wechat-payment/

Chrome: trick users into giving access to all files on local disk (2016) https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=637098

First baby born after deceased womb transplant https://www.bbc.com/news/health-46438396

Facebook’s seized files published by MPs https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46456695

Immutable Web Apps https://immutablewebapps.org/

Australia rushes its ‘dangerous’ anti-encryption bill into parliament https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/05/australia-rushes-its-dangerous-anti-encryption-bill-into-parliament/

24 Amazon workers sent to hospital after robot accidentally unleashes bear spray https://abcnews.go.com/US/24-amazon-workers-hospital-bear-repellent-accident/story?id=59625712

ICANN registry agreement termination information page: graveyard of new gTLDs https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/gtld-registry-agreement-termination-2015-10-09-en

The Internet Reacts To Australia’s Anti-Encryption Bill https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2018/12/the-internet-reacts-to-australias-anti-encryption-bill/

Fierce and furry: Protective feline demons of ancient Egypt http://www.demonthings.com/fierce-furry-protective-feline/

SpaceX recovery attempt not successful: water landing instead of land https://clips.twitch.tv/embed?clip=CleverSpineyEggPrimeMe

Fixers (YC S18) Are Hiring a Senior Full Stack Software Engineer in London https://fixersworld.com/careers/senior-developer

Firefox partners with ProtonVPN https://premium.firefox.com/vpn/

Tumblr’s anti-porn algorithm is flagging basically everything as NSFW https://www.dailydot.com/parsec/tumblr-nsfw-algorithm-flagging-2018/

5th December 1978: Acorn Computers Ltd Formed in Cambridge, UK http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/936/Acorn-Computers-Ltd-formed-in-Cambridge-UK/

Best Practices for Using Functional Programming in Python https://kite.com/blog/python/functional-programming

Building a Eurorack Mechanical Sequencer [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45-4xLrRMqg

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rise Like a ‘Speeding Freight Train’ in 2018 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/05/climate/greenhouse-gas-emissions-2018.html

At 22 years old, Postgres might just be the most advanced database yet https://arcentry.com/blog/postgres-might-just-be-the-most-advanced-database-ever/#

California wildfires sped up climate change as much as a whole year of power use https://qz.com/1483729/california-fires-released-emissions-equal-to-a-year-of-power-use/

Why Eastern European Soldiers Wear Ski Masks https://warisboring.com/why-eastern-european-soldiers-wear-ski-masks/

The path to production: how and where to segregate test environments https://circleci.com/blog/path-to-production-how-and-where-to-segregate-test-environments/

What would life look like if it wasn’t carbon based? https://www.quora.com/What-would-life-look-like-if-it-wasnt-carbon-based?share=1

Sam Altman on Choosing Projects, Creating Value, and Finding Purpose [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEl2KUZ3JWA&t=2s

Bethesda’s attempt to fix a Fallout 76 blunder leaks angry shoppers’ PID https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/12/bethesdas-attempt-to-fix-a-fallout-76-blunder-leaks-angry-shoppers-pid/

Source: Google Allo will be officially shut down soon https://9to5google.com/2018/12/05/google-allo-shutting-down/amp/

A Redis layer built on top of TiKV, the distributed Key-Value store from TiDB https://medium.com/@shafreeck/titan-a-distributed-redis-protocol-compatible-nosql-database-4379a1307661

The same bond market move happening now occurred before the last 3 recessions https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/04/the-same-bond-market-move-happening-now-occurred-before-the-last-three-recessions.html

P is for pterodactyl, T is for tsunami: ’worst alphabet book’ becomes bestseller https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/dec/03/p-is-for-pterodactyl-t-is-for-tsunami-the-worst-alphabet-book-becomes-a-bestseller

German investigative reporter team uncovers large peer review scandal https://variable-variability.blogspot.com/2018/07/german-investigative-reporter-peer-review-scandal.html

Chrome Developer Tools – Easy Web Debugging You Need to Know https://dirkstrauss.com/chrome-developer-tools-easy-web-debugging/

Google never serves up more than 1000 results https://twitter.com/statspotting/status/1070387482968100867

‘A Beautiful Contagion’: Anthony Bourdain https://www.gq.com/story/anthony-bourdain-men-of-the-year-tribute

Bringing balance to the universe: New theory explains missing 95% of the cosmos https://phys.org/news/2018-12-universe-theory-percent-cosmos.html

SpaceX first stage malfunctions during landing https://clips.twitch.tv/AdventurousConcernedGazelleKappaWealth

Ajit Pai admits Russia interfered in net neutrality process amid lawsuit https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/net-neutrality-comments-lawsuit/

Four Days Trapped at Sea With Crypto’s Nouveau Riche https://breakermag.com/trapped-at-sea-with-cryptos-nouveau-riche/

Experts warn AI could hardwire sexism into our future https://thenextweb.com/tech/2018/12/05/ai-could-hardwire-sexism-into-the-future/

Google response to personalisation: It is a myth that we personalised each query https://twitter.com/searchliaison/status/1070027261376491520

What the President Could Do If He Declares a State of Emergency https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/01/presidential-emergency-powers/576418/

Show HN: CheerpJ 1.3 – Compile any Java application to JS/HTML5 https://medium.com/leaningtech/cheerpj-1-3-released-fab0a6c838f2

Why I have a problem with bras and what I’m going to do about it https://medium.com/@hazelynut/why-i-have-a-problem-with-bras-ff75f0e6fe23

Women have been written out of science history – time to put them back https://theconversation.com/women-have-been-written-out-of-science-history-time-to-put-them-back-107752

US military to tech protestors: “We’re at war; pick a side” https://diginomica.com/2018/12/05/us-military-to-tech-protestors-were-at-war-pick-a-side/