HN:Live JSON revision - 2018-12-29
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Adding Up the True Cost of Tax Breaks for Big Tech’s Data Centers (2016) https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/report-tech-data-center-subsidies

Cerberus – Semantic models for C https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~pes20/cerberus/

911 emergency services go down across the US after CenturyLink outage https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/28/911-service-outage-centurylink/

Image Scanner Made from Lego Mindstorms EV3. Includes Source and Instructions https://github.com/javiercordero/LEGO-EV3-Image-Scanner

Fundamental rule of traffic: building new roads makes people drive more (2015) https://www.vox.com/2014/10/23/6994159/traffic-roads-induced-demand

Why MIT uses Python instead of Scheme for its undergraduate CS program (2009) https://cemerick.com/2009/03/24/why-mit-now-uses-python-instead-of-scheme-for-its-undergraduate-cs-program/

A free clone of the Age of Empires II engine https://openage.sft.mx/

Inside Haddington Dynamics and Their Groundbreaking Dexter Robot Arm https://blog.hackster.io/inside-haddington-dynamics-and-their-groundbreaking-dexter-robot-arm-db9a7a965445

Over half of older US workers are pushed out of longtime jobs before they retire https://www.propublica.org/article/older-workers-united-states-pushed-out-of-work-forced-retirement

A Perspective on C++ Standardization in 2018 https://thephd.github.io/perspective-standardization-in-2018

Acoustic Location and Sound Mirrors http://www.douglas-self.com/MUSEUM/COMMS/ear/ear.htm

Explaining Online US Political Advertising [video] https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9419-explaining_online_us_political_advertising

Every Building on Every Block: A Time Capsule of 1930s New York https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/12/28/nyregion/nyc-property-tax-photos.html

Rainbow Warrior on shipbreaking beach in Bangladesh https://www.mo.be/en/news/rainbow-warrior-shipbreaking-beach-bangladesh

Crypto 101 – Introductory course on cryptography https://www.crypto101.io

PHP + Ajax scripts or the modern ecosystem dilemma https://threader.app/thread/1078388060696576001

Show HN: Open source JavaScript library to record and replay the web https://www.rrweb.io/

Show HN: Pg-extend-rs – Easy Postgres extensions in Rust https://bluejekyll.github.io/blog/rust/2018/12/27/announcing-pg-extend.html

FedBounty – A Federally Sponsored National Bug Bounty Program https://www.secjuice.com/fedbounty-national-bug-bounty-program/

A Cyclical Theory of Open Source https://redmonk.com/sogrady/2018/12/21/cycles-oss/

Show HN: LazyCode – C++14 composable, lazily evaluated map, filter, fold https://github.com/SaadAttieh/lazyCode

Software Multiplexing: Share Your Libraries and Statically Link Them Too [pdf] https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3276524

The Quantum Quest https://www.quantum-quest.nl/

Elixir: A Mini-Documentary 2018 http://doc.honeypot.io/elixir-documentary-2018/

Practical Guide to Bare Metal C++ https://arobenko.gitbooks.io/bare_metal_cpp/content/

Tesla Adds Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson as Board Directors https://www.wsj.com/articles/tesla-to-larry-ellison-and-kathleen-wilson-thompson-as-board-directors-11546003507

Hybrid qubits solve key hurdle to quantum computing https://phys.org/news/2018-12-hybrid-qubits-key-hurdle-quantum.html

The Skylab 4 Mutiny, 1973 (2012) https://libcom.org/history/1973-skylab-4-mutiny

A fake hitman, a kill list, a darknet vigilante, and a murder https://www.wired.co.uk/article/kill-list-dark-web-hitmen

Show HN: CodePen-Style React Apps in VS Code https://github.com/franz101/react-boiler-plate

Run Cryptomator from a portable USB stick https://www.simonpbriggs.co.uk/cryptomator-portable-usb-stick/

Penetration Testing Tools Cheat Sheet (2017) https://highon.coffee/blog/penetration-testing-tools-cheat-sheet/

The Craft of Text Editing (1999) https://www.finseth.com/craft/

Rollup 1.0 – Next-generation ES module bundler https://github.com/rollup/rollup/releases/tag/v1.0.0

Experiment: crossover between Reddit and Twitter https://www.woodscreaming.com

7400 Quad 2-Input NAND Gate: Neglected Survivor from a Pre-Microprocessor World https://hackaday.com/2018/12/28/the-7400-quad-2-input-nand-gate-a-neglected-survivor-from-a-pre-microprocessor-world/

A Computer Scientist’s Guide to Cell Biology [pdf] http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~wcohen/GuideToBiology-sampleChapter-release1.4.pdf

Show HN: Apathy – Analyzing web server call paths from access logs https://github.com/tkriik/apathy

Forget new year’s resolutions and conduct a ‘past year review’ instead https://tim.blog/2018/12/28/past-year-review/

SSH Examples, Tips and Tunnels https://hackertarget.com/ssh-examples-tunnels/

Resource management: Linux kernel Namespaces and cgroups (2013) [pdf] http://www.haifux.org/lectures/299/netLec7.pdf

Show HN: Profanity-check – A fast, robust Python library for detecting profanity https://github.com/vzhou842/profanity-check

5 Takeaways from Facebook’s Leaked Moderation Documents https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/27/world/facebook-moderators-takeaways.html

Reverse Engineering Guide for Beginners: Methodology and tools https://0x00sec.org/t/re-guide-for-beginners-methodology-and-tools/2242

The C Object System (2010) https://arxiv.org/abs/1003.2547

Election Cybersecurity Progress Report: Will the U.S. be ready for 2020? [video] https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9917-election_cybersecurity_progress_report

How Kevin Mitnick Convinced Motorola to Send Him Source Code https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBaVek2oTtc

Recommended health screenings for you based on age and sex https://www.health101.net

CA11 – WebRTC softphone https://github.com/garage11/ca11

US Dept of Energy AS32982 Network Possibly BGP Hijacked by China Telecom https://bgpstream.com/event/171779

Tab (YC W15) is hiring full-stack engineers in London https://jobs.tab.travel/

Chaos Communication Congress: In response to wallet.fail’s presentation https://www.ledger.fr/2018/12/28/chaos-communication-congress-in-response-to-wallet-fails-presentation/

Kylin, a Distributed Analytical Engine with SQL for OLAP on Hadoop https://github.com/apache/kylin

Tactical technology collective https://tacticaltech.org/

In January, the EU Starts Running Bug Bounties on Free and Open Source Software https://juliareda.eu/2018/12/eu-fossa-bug-bounties/

Diagnostic Overshadowing https://meta4rn.com/2018/12/15/shadow/

How to use Rust to develop firmware for bare metal (microcontroller) devices https://rust-embedded.github.io/book/

Sex robots to “feel” human touch with new ‘smart skin’ https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/8030636/sex-robots-feel-human-touch-smart-skin

Learn how to use popular APIs https://hedtell.com/api

Is it just me or is AWS is a nightmare for beginners? (Reddit) https://www.reddit.com/r/aws/comments/aa7v1p/is_it_just_me_or_is_aws_is_a_nightmare_for/

Quantifying the Security of Recognition Passwords: Gestures and Signatures https://arxiv.org/abs/1812.09410

Python data types, interactive help, and built-in functions – pytorials.com https://www.pytorials.com/basics-of-python-1/

Learning to Learn: Develop Skills to Master Anything https://blog.travisbumgarner.com/post/learning-to-learn/

MIT AI: Poker and Game Theory (Tuomas Sandholm) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7bStIQovcY

Chinese schools enforce smart uniforms with tracking system to monitor students https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-28/microchipped-school-uniforms-monitor-students-in-china/10671604

WW2, 3 Japanese planes mistook Yorktown for their own carrier and tried to land https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Yorktown_(CV-5)#Battle_of_the_Coral_Sea

Global Assassination Grid: Infrastructure, People Behind Drone Killings [video] https://media.ccc.de/v/33c3-8425-the_global_assassination_grid

If You’re Over 50, Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won’t Be Yours https://www.propublica.org/article/older-workers-united-states-pushed-out-of-work-forced-retirement

Bostonian pulls fire-box alarm when 911 fails, unknowingly recreates history https://www.universalhub.com/2018/north-end-resident-pulls-fire-box-alarm-when-call?

Wells Fargo settles fake accounts lawsuits for $575MM https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/28/business/wells-fargo-settlement/index.html

Libpostal: A C library for parsing/normalizing street addresses around the world https://github.com/openvenues/libpostal

Show HN: Open Source Headless GraphQL CMS https://github.com/birkir/prime

Show HN: Blind for Apartments – Stay in touch with your neighbors anonymously http://www.supneighbors.com/

New Hampshire Police Arrested a Man for Being Mean to Them on the Internet https://www.aclu.org/blog/free-speech/internet-speech/new-hampshire-police-arrested-man-being-mean-them-internet

Should I install Google Analytics blindly? Let’s find out https://kevinhq.com/should-i-install-google-analytics.html

Update4j – the Java update/launch framework – now has a cool demo app https://github.com/update4j/update4j/wiki/Demo-Application

An Intuitively Complete Analysis of Godel’s Incompleteness [pdf] https://arxiv.org/abs/1512.03667

Chinese schools are using ‘smart uniforms’ to track their students’ locations https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/28/18159042/chinese-schools-smart-uniforms-track-student-location

The Fresno Bee and the War on Local News https://www.gq.com/story/fresno-bee-and-war-on-local-news

A $21,000 Cosmetology School Debt, and a $9-an-Hour Job https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/26/business/cosmetology-school-debt-iowa.html

Learning JavaScript in 2018 https://spotofdata.com/frontend-in-2018/

Using huffman trees to improve typing speed http://sigma.eruditenow.com/theory.html

Google and Facebook fed ad dollars to child porn discovery apps https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/27/funding-filth/

Netflix: Interactive Storytelling with ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ https://variety.com/2018/digital/news/netflix-black-mirror-bandersnatch-interactive-1203096171/

How the Surprise New Interactive Black Mirror Came Together https://www.wired.com/story/black-mirror-bandersnatch-interactive-episode/

Total compensations at big tech companies https://threader.app/thread/1078019947492569088

A man asked for his data from Amazon– they sent 1,700 recordings of someone else https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612660/a-man-asked-for-his-data-from-amazon-and-they-sent-him-1700-recordings-of/

Hundreds of python graph gallery https://python-graph-gallery.com/all-charts/

Musk lawyers move to dismiss cave explorer lawsuit over “pedo guy” tweets https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/12/musk-lawyers-move-to-dismiss-cave-explorer-lawsuit-over-pedo-guy-tweets/

A comprehensive Python cheatsheet https://gto76.github.io/python-cheatsheet/

A beginner’s guide on how to win a Deep Learning challenge – Rakuten Tech Blog https://techblog.rakuten.co.jp/2018/12/27/deep-learning-challenge/

Lecture Notes on General Relativity http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/grnotes/

Get out of the rat race in 2019, overworking is overrated https://medium.com/startup-grind/theres-no-glory-in-overworking-9df03d54088c

Why Amazon Still Doesn’t Think Prime Revenue Is Meaningful Enough to Disclose https://www.ibtimes.com/why-amazon-still-doesnt-think-prime-revenue-meaningful-enough-disclose-2746604?ft

The Ultimate Guide to Meditation for Programmers http://codingmindfully.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-meditation-for-programmers/

What Every Programmer Should Know About Memory (2007) [pdf] https://people.freebsd.org/~lstewart/articles/cpumemory.pdf