HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-12-26
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Offline voice AI within 512 KB of RAM [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WadKhfLyqTQ

Recovering Nintendo’s Lost SimCity for the NES https://gamehistory.org/simcity/

Machine learning has become alchemy (2017) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7psGHgatGM

T * sin (t) ≈ Christmas tree https://github.com/anvaka/atree

Deciphering the postcard-sized raytracer https://fabiensanglard.net/postcard_pathtracer/

Quantifying the Performance of Garbage Collection (2005) [pdf] https://www.cs.umass.edu/~emery/pubs/gcvsmalloc.pdf

Pixar History Revisited: A Corrective (2011) http://alvyray.com/Pixar/PixarHistoryRevisited.htm

In 1991, Congress authorized $650M to make driverless cars a reality (2013) https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-national-automated-highway-system-that-almost-was-63027245/

A Beginner’s Guide to Scaling to 11M Users on Amazon’s AWS (2016) http://highscalability.com/blog/2016/1/11/a-beginners-guide-to-scaling-to-11-million-users-on-amazons.html

Designing Resilient Systems: Circuit Breakers or Retries? https://engineering.grab.com/designing-resilient-systems-part-1

Alacritty, a terminal emulator written in Rust, now supports Windows https://github.com/jwilm/alacritty/releases/tag/v0.2.3

Programming a Problem-Oriented-Language (1970) https://colorforth.github.io/POL.htm

Solving Clasical AI Planning Problems with Fast Downward and Haskell https://ocharles.org.uk/blog/posts/2018-12-25-fast-downward.html

I Used to Write for Sports Illustrated. Now I Deliver Packages for Amazon https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/12/what-its-like-to-deliver-packages-for-amazon/578986/

My video with 47M views was stolen on YouTube [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4AeoAWGJBw

My one-liner Linux Dropbox client http://lpan.io/one-liner-dropbox-client/

Two years later, I still miss the headphone port https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/25/i-still-miss-the-headphone-port/

Show HN: CoolBeans, an IDE distribution http://coolbeans.xyz/

Thailand legalises medicinal marijunana – a “New Years Gift” https://www.dw.com/en/thailand-legalizes-medicinal-marijuana-in-new-years-gift/a-46858806

Category theory – A gentle introduction [pdf] https://www.logicmatters.net/resources/pdfs/GentleIntro.pdf

Yanis Varoufakis: The Euro Has Never Been More Problematic [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhSg9X3q2gc

Magic Printer Cartridge Paintbrush http://spritesmods.com/?art=magicbrush

Sloc Cloc and Code Revisited – Optimizing an Already Fast Go Application https://boyter.org/posts/sloc-cloc-code-performance/

Pgweb – Web-based PostgreSQL database browser written in Go https://github.com/sosedoff/pgweb

Recovering Nintendo’s Lost SimCity for the NES https://gamehistory.org/simcity/

Language-oriented software engineering: a book review of Clean Architecture http://parametri.city/blog/2018-12-23-language-oriented-software-engineering/index.html

React Kawaii – Cute React SVG Components https://react-kawaii.now.sh/

Surface Go with Linux Review: almost the perfect open source notepad https://www.slashgear.com/surface-go-with-linux-review-almost-the-perfect-open-source-notepad-25558990/

Life and Death of a Planetary System https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/life-and-death/intro/

Collapsing a Reflective Tower (2016) [pdf] http://lampwww.epfl.ch/~amin/doc/lms-black.pdf

The mystery of the vanishing gun inventor (2013) https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23709471

Gift card purchases – today’s personal story of machine learning run amok https://mobile.twitter.com/v0max/status/1076927245107777536

iPhone Owners Irate After iOS Update Bricks Cellular Data https://www.tomsguide.com/us/ios-12-1-2-cellular-data-bricked,news-28922.html

Deep Beneath Your Feet, They Live in the Octillions https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/19/science/subsurface-microbes.html

Is Santa Claus a God? (2014) http://nautil.us/blog/is-santa-claus-a-god

Libr: An open source alternative to Tumblr https://librapp.com

Build your neural network from scratch using Numpy, with no framework involved https://github.com/ahmedbesbes/Neural-Network-from-scratch

Time Traveller’s Cheat Sheet https://i.imgur.com/dgJ7vHU.jpg

Nassim Taleb on why IQ is baloney https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1076845397795065856

Julian Assange: Will embassy shake-up leave WikiLeaks founder out in the cold? https://edition-m.cnn.com/2018/11/23/uk/julian-assange-ecuador-diplomacy-gbr-intl/index.html

A curated list of awesome Raspberry Pi tools, projects, images and resources https://github.com/thibmaek/awesome-raspberry-pi

Dutch church clocks up 1,400 hours to prevent family being deported https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/24/europe/non-stop-church-service-netherlands-armenia-intl/

Show HN: Free India Mutual Funds API https://www.mfapi.in/

Bottleneck at Printers Has Derailed Some Holiday Book Sales https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/23/books/paper-printers-holiday-sales-books-publishers.html

Time lapse of all big terror attacks for 2000-2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHbYk2l9w-E

More plants survived the world’s greatest mass extinction than thought https://www.sciencenews.org/article/more-plants-survived-world-greatest-mass-extinction

The Gasher is a hasher built on a fuzzer implemented as a genetic algorithm https://github.com/pvdz/gasher