HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-01-04
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Bytecode compilers and interpreters

Open redirects – the vulnerability class no one but attackers cares about

Grin – A private and lightweight mimblewimble blockchain

Fibre:A WebGL application for visualizing 3D vector fields and dynamical systems

A Giant Speaker in Taiwan Is About to Switch on Again (2018)

Birding Like It’s 1899: Inside a Blockbuster American West Video Game

Bootstrap builder for busy developers

The Looking Glass – Holographic Display

Los Angeles Accuses Weather Channel App of Covertly Mining User Data

Show HN: Jetpack – Webpack made more convenient

The Firecracker virtual machine monitor

Bootstrapping 10er, a Patreon-similar service for Danish creators

How to Eliminate the Dreaded “Blind Spot”

Hurricane Electric 3D network map

Show HN: HN.Academy – Top online courses recommended by Hacker News users

Long-Run Impacts of a Universal Child Care Program (2015) [pdf]

Thoughts on Modern C++ and Game Dev

MTailor Is Hiring Materials Sourcing Coordinator (Apparel)

We Still Live Within the Mediated, Alienated World of “The Moviegoer”

Coconut: Pythonic functional programming

Doom 3 in WebAssembly

Gamma error in picture scaling

Show HN: Startup jobs of 2018, visualized

Improved Doxygen documentation and search for C++ projects

A Survey of the First 20 Years of Research on Semantic Web and Linked Data [pdf]

Show HN: Todoer App – Minimalist task management tool

Dark matter on the move

Full Shutdown of L Train to Be Halted by Cuomo

Geoff Hinton Wants Computers to Think More Like Brains

China’s population shrank last year for the first time in 70 years

Yelp accused of manipulating reviews to coerce small business into buying ads

Google’s Fuchsia OS Confirmed to Have Android App Support via Android Runtime

Overlooked No More: Karen Sparck Jones, Who Established Basis for Search Engines

Inside the Raspberry Pi: The story of the $35 computer that changed the world

The relentless honesty of Ludwig Wittgenstein (2017)

Show HN: Skit – minimal presentation slides for the CLI

Gaming worth more than video and music combined

Measuring the size of the Earth by watching a shadow on a wall

Show HN: Learn and practice modern JavaScript

Babies don’t have a sweet tooth, so why is their food full of sugar?

My Life as a New York Times Reporter in the Shadow of the War on Terror (2018)

Vespa, a 72-Year-Old Italian Star Barely Showing Its Age

An Astronaut Accidentally Called 911 from Space

Scientists engineer shortcut for photosynthetic glitch, boost crop growth by 40%

A thread for Junior Developers/Engineers

Tesla’s Secret Weapon: Intense Focus on Batteries

Necunos NC_1 and NE_1 open-source smart phone press release

It’s Surprising How Much of ’Red Dead Redemption 2’ Doesn’t Actually Matter

Fixing photosynthesis by engineering it to recycle a toxic mistake

U.S. issues China travel advisory amid increased tensions

OSNews Suffered a Data Breach Last Month; Seeks Financial Help to Survive

Qualcomm Puts Aside $1.5B in Funds Required to Enforce iPhone Sales Ban in DE

It Appears China Is Building a Massive Espionage Database on America

Vietnam’s Draconian Cybersecurity Bill Comes Into Effect

A new law in California requires pet stores to sell only rescue animals

How to learn more as a C++ software engineer?

GoFundMe Is Still Enabling ’Garbage’ Cancer Treatment Scams, Study Finds

Spurning Erdogan’s Vision, Turks Leave in Droves, Draining Money and Talent

Success factors in Kaggle competitions: a visual analysis

One Year in San Francisco as a Software Engineer

Analysing 1.2M Ethereum contracts in 20 seconds using Eveem and BigQuery

The impact of the ‘open’ workspace on human collaboration

PICO-8 Fantasy Console

Excercise in futility – Why exercise alone won’t save us

Show HN: Online YouTube Gif Maker with Full Search

Tim Cook will host meeting for all Apple employees to talk iPhone

Japan’s middle-aged men hire themselves out to regain their social status (2018)

Chromebook accessibility: Changing the order of mouse buttons is unsupported

Getting Started with Linux Game Development (Steam Dev Day)

Tesla haters are parking their pickup trucks at Tesla Supercharger stations

Show HN: Pre-render JavaScript apps on CloudFront

This clever AI hid data from its creators to cheat at its appointed task

An Amoeba Just Found an Entirely New Way to Solve a Classic Computing Problem