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Dcentralized url shortening service base on IPFS http://t.bdaily.club/

Show HN: Magic Grid – A simple JavaScript library for dynamic grid layouts https://github.com/e-oj/Magic-Grid

Photo Wake-Up: 3D Character Animation from a Single Photo https://grail.cs.washington.edu/projects/wakeup/

Canada Prohibits Piracy Settlement Demands in ISP Copyright Notices https://torrentfreak.com/canada-prohibits-piracy-settlement-demands-in-isp-copyright-notices-181218/

Why do some Hong Kong companies change their name every couple of months? https://blog.dataguru.hk/2018/12/24/some-hong-kong-companies-change-their-name-every-couple-of-months-why/

Scanning books at 250 pages a minute (2008) http://www.k2.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/vision/BFS-Auto/

OrbitDB – serverless, peer-to-peer database on top of IPFS https://github.com/orbitdb/orbit-db

Froid: Optimization of Imperative Programs in a Relational Database [pdf] http://www.vldb.org/pvldb/vol11/p432-ramachandra.pdf

Congress votes to make open government data the default in the United States https://e-pluribusunum.org/2018/12/21/congress-made-open-government-data-the-default-in-the-united-states/

ADT through the looking glass – lenses, prisms and other optics in Scala https://kubuszok.com/2018/adt-through-the-looking-glass/

Show HN: AutoComplete.js v2.0 https://tarekraafat.github.io/autoComplete.js/

Adapton: Programming Language Abstractions for Incremental Computation http://adapton.org/

Planning – The Core Reason Why Gameplay Feels Good (2017) https://frictionalgames.blogspot.com/2017/05/planning-core-reason-why-gameplay-feels.html

Lenses: Composable Getters and Setters for Functional Programming https://medium.com/javascript-scene/lenses-b85976cb0534

Buzz Aldrin thesis: Line-of-sight guidance for manned orbital rendezvous (1963) https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/12652

Ultima Online spent years developing a system that was destroyed by players https://gametyrant.com/news/ultima-online-spent-3-years-developing-systems-that-were-destroyed-by-players

Node.js Fundamentals: Web Server Without Dependencies https://blog.bloomca.me/2018/12/22/writing-a-web-server-node.html

Evan Spiegel’s Imperious Style Made Snapchat a Success Until Users Fled https://www.wsj.com/articles/evan-spiegels-imperious-style-made-snapchat-a-successuntil-users-fled-11545588892

Blazor Toast Notifications Using Only C#, HTML and CSS https://codedaze.io/blazor-toast-notifications-using-only-csharp-html-css/

Portal: Personal Onion Router to Assure Liberty https://github.com/grugq/portal

Robert Heinlein and the Harsh Politics of Science Fiction (2013) http://www.patrickmccray.com/2013/09/12/robert-heinlein-and-the-harsh-politics-of-science-fiction/

The Cradle of Open Access: Rising Star digs for more than fossils with its work https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/12/the-cradle-of-open-access-rising-star-digs-for-more-than-fossils-with-its-work/

The Annoying Site: Source https://theannoyingsite.com/index.js

Sqlite – Most Deployed Database in the World https://www.sqlite.org/mostdeployed.html

Neural networks in JavaScript – free 19-part course https://scrimba.com/g/gneuralnetworks

Review: The June oven made me want a camera in every cooking device https://arstechnica.com/?p=1429051

Binctr: Static, unprivileged, self-contained containers as executable binaries https://github.com/genuinetools/binctr

Speedy Web Compiler – A Rust port of Babel and Closure Compiler https://github.com/swc-project/swc

Serial Swatter/Stalker Mir Islam Arrested for Allegedly Dumping Body in River https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/12/serial-swatter-and-stalker-mir-islam-arrested-for-allegedly-dumping-body-in-river/

Orange Livebox ADSL modems are leaking their WiFi credentials https://badpackets.net/over-19000-orange-livebox-adsl-modems-are-leaking-their-wifi-credentials/

Gatwick drones pair ’no longer suspects’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-46665615

Schedule – 35th Chaos Communication Congress https://fahrplan.events.ccc.de/congress/2018/Fahrplan/timeline.html

Scale AI is hiring engineers to accelerate the development of AI https://scale.ai/about#jobs

Payouts by the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program have now topped $4B [pdf] https://www.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/hrsa/vaccine-compensation/data/monthly-stats-december-2018.pdf

Wikipedia2Vec: Optimized Implementation for Learning Embeddings from Wikipedia https://arxiv.org/abs/1812.06280

Gatwick drone police say ’there may never have been a drone at all’ https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/gatwick-drone-police-say-there-13772183

Rising Instagram Stars Are Posting Fake Sponsored Content https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/578401/

Why Developers don’t TDD: a podcast series https://agilenoir.biz/series/agile-thoughts/

Modeling Life Outcomes with Stochastic Methods https://tmarkovich.github.io//articles/2018-12/stochastic-life-model

Don’t allow popups during page unload https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/5989473649164288

The Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ’Round the World’ https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=19513a5d13964a48aa9d00973c8a9674

Scaling the Universe: How Large GPU Clusters Help Understand of Galaxy Formation https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2018/12/07/gpu-clusters-aid-understanding-of-galaxy-formation/

Netcap: A framework for secure and scalable network traffic analysis https://github.com/dreadl0ck/netcap

Douglas Adams was right:“Genuine people personalities” are coming to our gadgets http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/12/douglas-adams-was-right-get-ready-to-talk-with-digital-personalities/

Librefox, mainstream Firefox with a better privacy and security https://github.com/intika/Librefox-Firefox

Naomi Wu: They defunded me on Patreon, now they want SubscribeStar [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FETt5JzufY4

Der Spiegel to Press Charges Against Reporter Who Made Up Articles https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/dec/23/anti-america-bias-der-spiegel-scandal-relotius

Extraterm. A cross platform terminal enumlator http://extraterm.org/

Alpha Trading Labs: High Frequency Trading Online https://www.alphatradinglabs.com

Sending astronauts to Mars would be stupid, astronaut says https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-46364179

Show HN: Sciter and Node.js versus Electron https://terrainformatica.com/2018/12/23/sciternode-versus-electron/

TempleOS – Down the Rabbit Hole [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCgoxQCf5Jg

Rural broadband is about to get $600M in funding–but there’s a catch https://newfoodeconomy.org/rural-broadband-farm-bill-funding-usda-fcc/

BoostIO/Boostnote: A markdown editor for developers on Mac, Windows and Linux https://github.com/BoostIO/Boostnote

Show HN: A Cryptocurrencies logo guessing game built with Vue.js https://cryptoguessinggame.com

How to install the Spotify culture in your organization https://twitter.com/coderbyheart/status/1070252678004072448

Heroin addiction explained: How opioids hijack the brain https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/us/addiction-heroin-opioids.html

Subreddit for Siri fails https://www.reddit.com/r/SiriFail/

The making of TANK (simulated vector animated short) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRkYP7wnD40

Apollo 8’s Earthrise: The Shot Seen Round the World https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/21/science/earthrise-moon-apollo-nasa.html

Show HN: Bisectercise – A simple repo to help you learn git bisect https://github.com/bradleyboy/bisectercise

The history of Jews, Chinese food, and Christmas, explained by a rabbi https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2018/12/21/18151903/history-jews-chinese-food-christmas-kosher-american

Programming should eat itself (Nada Amin, Strangeloop 2014) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrKj4hYic5A

Facebook Responds to Demand That Users Get a Say in Content Removal Decisions https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/12/facebook-responds-global-coalitions-demand-users-get-say-content-removal-decisions

Show HN: Hands-On Labs: Serverless and OpenFaaS with Python https://github.com/openfaas/workshop

Plaid.com API flaw and major security concern https://github.com/plaid/link/issues/68

Show HN: Raspberry pi motion sensing security camera using S3, Slack, and Go https://github.com/bndw/security-camera

Apparently Kids Doing ASMR Was a Problem: YouTube Deletes Video [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JM4OwGhchUA

Show HN: ParePdf, an app for comparing pdfs https://www.parepdf.com/

Show HN: DNS server made using Node.js with plugin support https://github.com/dynsdjs/dynsdjs

LinkedIn cofounder funded Russian-style influence campaign in Alabama race https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2018/12/21/linkedin-cofounder-reportedly-funded-russian-style.html