HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-01-03
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China successfully lands Chang’e-4 on far side of Moon http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/change4-success.html

Chinese Spacecraft Nears Landing on Far Side of Moon https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/02/world/asia/china-change-4-moon.html

New Horizons’ first hi-res imagery of Ultima Thule http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/News-Article.php?page=20190102

Linux md maintainer, Shaohua Li, has died https://www.spinics.net/lists/raid/msg61993.html

By growing cells in unrealistic liquids, scientists may have skewed results https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/01/cancer-culture-media-plasmax/579283/

Adding a Trackpoint to an Inexpensive Mechanical Keyboard https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=98733.0

A Visual Exploration of Gaussian Processes https://www.jgoertler.com/visual-exploration-gaussian-processes/

Iris Automation Is Hiring a Computer Vision Expert – AI for Drones http://www.irisonboard.com/careers/

Exploiting the Math.expm1 typing bug in V8 https://abiondo.me/2019/01/02/exploiting-math-expm1-v8/

USB Type-C to Become More Secure with Authentication Standard http://www.eweek.com/security/usb-type-c-to-become-more-secure-with-authentication-standard

Non-Euclidean Worlds Engine [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEB11PQ9Eo8

What Isaac Asimov Taught Us About Predicting the Future https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/31/books/review/isaac-asimov-psychohistory.html

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

Deriving Traits in Rust with Procedural Macros https://naftuli.wtf/2019/01/02/rust-derive-macros/

Warby Parker built a 1,400-employee company by focusing on team culture https://jilt.com/upsell/warby-parker-culture/

Smalltalk 80 – Blue Book (1983) [pdf] http://stephane.ducasse.free.fr/FreeBooks/BlueBook/Bluebook.pdf

How ‘Magic Angle’ Graphene Is Stirring Up Physics https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07848-2

California inmate takes unlikely path to freedom: podcasting http://www.therepublic.com/2019/01/02/us-podcasting-inmate/

Business Programming Languages and the Legibility of Programming https://www.computer.org/csdl/mags/an/2018/02/man2018020017.html

Cafe opens in Tokyo staffed by robots controlled by paralyzed people https://soranews24.com/2018/11/29/cafe-opens-in-tokyo-staffed-by-robots-controlled-by-paralyzed-people/

My Name Is Daniel: He Could Have Been My Son. He Was Killed at 29 https://medium.com/@joeleisenberg/his-name-was-daniel-7c0c590f3160

Show HN: Full Chrome DevTools Integration for Node on an IoT Dev Board https://rahulrav.svbtle.com/devtools-adventures-with-an-omega2pro

Marble Marcher: ray-traced real time game on the surface of evolving fractals https://codeparade.itch.io/marblemarcher

Climate change: Where we are in seven charts and what you can do to help https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-46384067

Softbank’s Imminent Writedown: The Folly That Was Taking Saudi Money [video] http://www.reuters.tv/v/PNT2/2019/01/01/predictions-softbank-s-imminent-writedown

Steve Jobs and Apple’s Last Previous Earnings Warning https://daringfireball.net/2019/01/steve_jobs_and_apples_last_previous_earnings_warning

How to DIY a Product Launch Video with No Experience, and for Free https://clearfounder.com/how-to-diy-a-product-launch-video-with-no-experience-and-for-free/

A landmark 2012 paper transformed how software recognizes images https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/12/how-computers-got-shockingly-good-at-recognizing-images/

Bing Crosby and the Tape Revolution (2016) https://theaudiophileman.com/bing-crosby-tape-revolution/

How does the brain learn by talking to itself? https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-01-brain.html

New compound shows promise in treatment of Alzheimer’s https://news.yale.edu/2019/01/02/new-compound-shows-promise-treatment-alzheimers

Show HN: Machine Translation Course from Scratch Using Deep Learning https://github.com/astorfi/neural-machine-translation-from-scratch

Txqr: Transfer data via animated QR codes https://github.com/divan/txqr

China lunar rover successfully touches down on far side of the moon https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/02/health/china-lunar-rover-far-moon-landing-intl/index.html

Show HN: Shoppy – a better Shopify and Slack app https://shoppy.emerald.io/

DIY Spectrum Analyzer 0 to 1750MHz (1999) http://lea.hamradio.si/~s53mv/spectana/sa.html

Childhood’s End: Digital revolution isn’t over but turned into something else https://www.edge.org/conversation/george_dyson-childhoods-end

Amateur radio tracking shows Chinese landing on moon in 24 hours https://twitter.com/coastal8049/status/1080550678311780353

How to Linear-Fit a Noisy Signal with Regular Discontinuities https://www.jforbes.io/linear-fit-regular-discontinuities

Customers compare noise from Alphabet spinout Wing’s delivery drones to chainsaw https://venturebeat.com/2018/12/27/alphabet-spinout-wings-drones-are-too-noisy-customers-say/

Hopepunk, the latest storytelling trend, is all about weaponized optimism https://www.vox.com/2018/12/27/18137571/what-is-hopepunk-noblebright-grimdark

Spurning Erdogan’s Vision, Turks Leave in Droves, Draining Money and Talent https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/02/world/europe/turkey-emigration-erdogan.html

Reduced agrobiodiversity threatens the stability of our whole food system https://massivesci.com/articles/fewer-crops-feeding-more-worldwide-not-good/

Promising new Alzheimer’s treatment unexpectedly found in old antibiotic https://newatlas.com/alzheimers-antibiotic-drink-yale-polymer/57848/

Apple says cheap battery replacements hurt iPhone sales https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/2/18165866/apple-iphone-sales-cheap-battery-replacement

MaxMind trademark trolling – they own “geoip”? https://imgur.com/PdJyosv

Censoring China’s Internet, for Stability and Profit https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/02/business/china-internet-censor.html

Show HN: Jackal 0.4 – XMPP server (added cluster mode support) https://github.com/ortuman/jackal/releases/tag/v0.4.0

Show HN: Integrating Google’s Cloud Services into a Chatbot https://towardsdatascience.com/building-a-chat-bot-with-image-recognition-and-ocr-721ee7b2a70b

GitHub: Partial System Outage https://www.githubstatus.com

Hackers are taking over Chromecasts to promote PewDiePie’s channel https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/2/18165386/pewdiepie-chromecast-hack-tseries-google-chromecast-smart-tv

Chinese Navy ship seen carrying railgun capable of firing hypersonic projectiles https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-02/chinese-warship-with-electromagnetic-railguns-spotted-at-sea/10680108

Most distant world ever visited is shaped like a peanut https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07909-6

Being successful as an Open Source contributor and maintainer https://pascalprecht.github.io/posts/open-source-lessons-learned/

How do you pronounce “NES”? Nintendo throws a wrench in the debate https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/n-e-s-vs-ness-nintendo-complicates-the-pronunciation-debate/

Show HN: Esgy – Easily remind yourself of links you’d like to see again https://es.gy/

FCC Plan for Orderly Shutdown December 2018 https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-plan-orderly-shutdown-december-2018

How Chinese Military stole C17 designs and much more https://www.wired.com/story/us-china-cybertheft-su-bin/

Show HN: A new way of blogging about Prolog https://blog.klipse.tech/prolog/2019/01/01/blog-prolog.html?show

Breakthrough study explains how the immune system puts cancer cells to sleep https://newatlas.com/cancer-kept-dormant-immune-trm-cells/57837/

The State of Deepfakes: Reality Under Attack. A 2018 Report [pdf] https://s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/rep2018/2018-the-state-of-deepfakes.pdf

Which email client provides what is depicted in todays xkcd? https://xkcd.com/2093

Hostility, inclusivity, and target mismatch in open source community management https://medium.com/@enkiv2/hostility-inclusivity-and-target-mismatch-in-open-source-community-management-3113c565440d

Site Reliability Engineering https://landing.google.com/sre/books/

Why Is the Music of 1968 So Enduring? ’It Was Allowed to Be Art’ https://www.npr.org/2018/12/31/681227625/why-is-the-music-of-1968-so-enduring-it-was-allowed-to-be-art

Public Domain Day: Works Enter Public Domain for the First Time in 21 Years http://www.openculture.com/2019/01/public-domain-day-is-coming.html

Apple just made a surprising move – warning that its quarter was a huge miss https://www.businessinsider.com/apple-warns-holiday-quarter-was-a-huge-miss-2019-1

Apple stock trading halted; pending news imminent https://twitter.com/CNBCnow/status/1080576067436494848

Google is aware of you making purchases https://myaccount.google.com/purchases

Netflix Bows to Saudi Request, Takes Down Critical Comedy Show Episode http://time.com/5491414/netflix-saudi-arabia/

The same high-speed user-space network driver written in different languages https://github.com/ixy-languages/ixy-languages

Clang compiles much slower and bigger Firefox binaries than GCC 8/9 https://hubicka.blogspot.com/2018/12/even-more-fun-with-building-and.html