HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-01-06
We got 110 links!

Show HN: Dimage.js – Never settle for two dimensions https://jjkaufman.github.io/dimage.js/

A Primer on Database Replication (2017) https://www.brianstorti.com/replication/

DAN64, an AVR based 8-bit microcomputer https://www.usebox.net/jjm/dan64/

AVX512 VBMI – remove spaces from text http://0x80.pl/notesen/2019-01-05-avx512vbmi-remove-spaces.html

Understanding the BeagleBone’s built in microcontrollers (2016) http://www.righto.com/2016/08/pru-tips-understanding-beaglebones.html

Facebook Knows How to Track You Using the Dust on Your Camera Lens https://gizmodo.com/facebook-knows-how-to-track-you-using-the-dust-on-your-1821030620

Rust at speed – Building a fast concurrent database [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s19G6n0UjsM

9999999999999999.0 – 9999999999999998.0 http://geocar.sdf1.org/numbers.html

Women on the pill don’t ’need’ to have simulated periods? (2017) https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/yw3p4g/why-you-have-your-period-on-birth-control-withdrawal-bleeding

Initialization in C++ is Seriously Bonkers https://mikelui.io/2019/01/03/seriously-bonkers.html

SageDB: A Learned Database System [pdf] http://alexbeutel.com/papers/CIDR2019_SageDB.pdf

Hints for Computer System Design (1983) [pdf] http://bwlampson.site/33-Hints/Acrobat.pdf

Preserving a floppy disk with a logic analyzer and a serial cable https://www.chzsoft.de/site/hardware/preserving-a-floppy-disk-with-a-logic-analyzer/

What Left-Handedness Reveals About How the Brain Works (2014) https://www.brainpickings.org/2014/03/31/left-handedness-david-wolman/

Reinforcement Learning – The different challenges, methods and frontiers http://louiskirsch.com/maps/reinforcement-learning

Immigration in American Economic History (2017) [pdf] https://pubs.aeaweb.org/doi/pdfplus/10.1257/jel.20151189

LiteCLI – A user-friendly command-line client for SQLite database https://www.pgcli.com/launching-litecli.html

Someone is trying to steal archive.is’s domain https://twitter.com/archiveis/status/1081276424781287427

Rust at speed – building a fast concurrent database [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s19G6n0UjsM

Uncaptcha2: Defeat ReCaptcha with Google Speech2Text https://github.com/ecthros/uncaptcha2

Tilt – Local Kubernetes development with no stress https://github.com/windmilleng/tilt

Flutter Awesome https://flutterawesome.com/

Talent Is Everywhere, Opportunity Is Not https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1081619342377156608.html

Minimalism: Practical Guide to Writing Less Code (2002) [pdf] http://www.two-sdg.demon.co.uk/curbralan/papers/jaoo/Minimalism.pdf

A Short Ballad Dedicated to the Growth of Programs (1986) http://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~wiseman/humor/large-programs.html

Game in which you build your own CPU https://store.steampowered.com/app/576030/MHRD/

Otter Browser – Aims to recreate the best aspects of classic Opera UI using Qt5 https://otter-browser.org/

Chinese rover powers up devices in pioneering moon mission https://phys.org/news/2019-01-chinese-rover-powers-devices-moon.html

Anonymous Fingerprinting of Device Screens for Off-Line Payment Protection [pdf] http://faculty.sites.uci.edu/zhouli/files/2018/12/acsac18b.pdf

Simple Redux–a bare-bones redux implementation for teaching purposes https://github.com/eddyerburgh/simple-redux

USPTO guidelines to restore software patents https://patentlyo.com/patent/2019/01/these-eligibility-guidelines.html

Aliases, hard links, symlinks, and copies in Mojave’s APFS https://eclecticlight.co/2019/01/05/aliases-hard-links-symlinks-and-copies-in-mojaves-apfs/

Show HN: I’ve re-implemented the Doom fire effect in plain JavaScript https://github.com/filipedeschamps/doom-fire-algorithm

Notes from Michael Feathers’ “Brutal Refactoring” (2011) https://www.thekua.com/atwork/2011/05/notes-from-michael-feathers-brutal-refactoring/

BitMex CEO Warns, Once Cash Is Gone, Bitcoin Is Society’s Best Hope for Privacy https://247cryptonews.com/bitmex-ceo-warns-once-cash-is-gone-bitcoin-is-societys-best-hope-for-privacy/

Japan’s Pioneering Detector Set To Join Hunt for Gravitational Waves https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07867-z

75% of med students are on antidepressants, stimulants, or both? (2017) http://www.idealmedicalcare.org/75-med-students-antidepressants-stimulants/

New Top Score on AI2 Reasoning Challenge (ARC) Is 53.84% https://leaderboard.allenai.org/arc/submissions/public

Show HN: An isomorphic, configurable JavaScript utility for object deep cloning https://github.com/jfet97/omniclone

Coinbase bans the accounts of Gab and its founder https://twitter.com/getongab/status/1081255271429681153

Can’t unlock an Android phone? No problem, just take a Skype call https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/03/android_skype_app_unlock/

Slow-Motion Footage Captures Rubber Band Ripples https://physics.aps.org/articles/v11/136

Complicated Sounds: ‘Really the Blues’ https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/complicated-sounds

Show HN: Ristex – A Parser Combinator Library for RIR Statistics Exchange Files https://github.com/ip-num-tools/ristex

Linux board makers learn how to specialize http://linuxgizmos.com/linux-maker-boards-learn-how-to-specialize/

Finland’s plan to train its population in artificial intelligence https://www.politico.eu/article/finland-one-percent-ai-artificial-intelligence-courses-learning-training/

Binary pattern matching in Elixir with PNG parsing example https://zohaib.me/binary-pattern-matching-in-elixir/

UMap: create maps with OpenStreetMap layers https://umap.openstreetmap.fr/en/

Synology-SA-18:64 Synology Diskstation Manager https://www.synology.com/en-global/security/advisory/Synology_SA_18_64

How Tesla tests its cars for extreme cold https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/tesla-alaska-exclusive/

Learning China’s Forbidden History, So They Can Censor It https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/02/business/china-internet-censor.html

GM’s decline truly began with its quest to turn people into machines https://qz.com/1510405/gms-layoffs-can-be-traced-to-its-quest-to-turn-people-into-machines/

Raspberry Pi Foundation Announces RISC-V Foundation Membership https://abopen.com/news/raspberry-pi-foundation-announces-risc-v-foundation-membership/

A solution-oriented application platform built on Kubernetes https://banzaicloud.com/blog/pipeline-vision/

SpaceX Hid a Second, Hidden Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, and It Sounds Amazing https://www.sciencealert.com/spacex-hid-a-second-hidden-payload-aboard-falcon-heavy-and-it-sounds-amazing

Dell Patents the Weirdest Laptop You Have Ever Seen https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/dell-dual-screen-laptop-patent

Blur password manager exposes 2.4M users on misconfigured AWS cloud instance https://siliconangle.com/2019/01/03/blur-password-manager-exposes-2-4m-user-details-misconfigured-aws-instance/

Ivy: a simple static site generator for Python programmers https://github.com/dmulholland/ivy

Learn Linux 101: Install and configure X11 – Graphics for your desktop https://developer.ibm.com/tutorials/l-lpic1-106-1/

Firefox Fights for You. We keep your data safe, never sold https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/fights-for-you/

I’m a millionaire who creates zero jobs. Why do I pay less tax than you? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/17/millionaire-zero-jobs-taxes

Show HN: A Comprehensive Free Course in Deep Learning Using TensorFlow https://github.com/osforscience/TensorFlow-Course#4

A Trump County Confronts the Administration Amid a Rash of Child Cancers https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/02/climate/tce-cancer-trump-environment-deregulation.html

The Crystals That May Have Helped Vikings Navigate Northern Seas https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/06/science/vikings-navigation-sunstones.html

Defeating Google’s ReCaptcha Using Google’s Speech2Text API https://github.com/ecthros/uncaptcha2