HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-01-20
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Internals of PostgreSQL http://www.interdb.jp/pg/index.html

Computer program that could bypass patents to produce synthetic drugs https://www.europeanpharmaceuticalreview.com/news/83106/intellectual-property-patent/

Reahl – A Python-only web framework https://www.reahl.org/

25 years of coding, and I’m just beginning https://dev.to/dechamp/25-years-of-coding-and-im-just-beginning-442n

Tim Cook: ’It’s Time for Action on Data Privacy’ https://daringfireball.net/linked/2019/01/17/cook-privacy

Zkeme80 – A Forth-Based OS for the TI-84+ Calculator https://github.com/siraben/zkeme80

I Nearly Lost All of My Data https://kevq.uk/i-nearly-lost-all-of-my-data/

Show HN: Fine Wordclocks: more than a time piece, they are a piece of art http://www.finewordclocks.com

A Verified, Efficient Embedding of a Verifiable Assembly Language [pdf] https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/uploads/prod/2018/12/popl19-vale.pdf

Carbon emissions and costs of subsidizing New York nuclear vs renewables https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652618326829

Apple resumes selling iPhone SE at lower $249 price on its clearance store https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MP7X2LL/A/iphone-se-128gb-space-gray-unlocked

HandBrake 1.2.0 Released https://handbrake.fr/news.php?article=42

Show HN: C++ Editor for Teaching How to Code http://emun.ro/workspace

Show HN: Task – A simple build tool written in Go https://taskfile.org/

Show HN: Pipelines – Language for scripting parrallel pipelines with Python https://github.com/calebwin/pipelines

Wikipedia cofounder: How and why I transitioned to Linux–how you can, too http://larrysanger.org/2019/01/how-and-why-i-transitioned-to-linux-how-you-can-too/

Hitman Runner Mark Fellows Convicted of Murder on GPS Watch Data https://www.runnersworld.com/uk/news/a25945315/mark-fellows-runner-hitman-murder/

Teenage Engineering’s Pocket Operator series goes modular https://www.factmag.com/2019/01/18/teenage-engineering-pocket-operator-modular-announced/

Tularosa Study: Experimental Quantify the Effectiveness of Cyber Deception [pdf] https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/10125/60164/0724.pdf

Vitamin B1 deficiency at the heart of an environmental mystery https://www.pnas.org/content/115/42/10532

After 25 Years Studying Innovation, Here Is What I Have Learned https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/after-40-years-studying-innovation-here-what-i-have-christensen/

MySQL server has access to client-side filesystem https://twitter.com/gwillem/status/1086233504743129089

Google Maps will now display speed limits for its Android and iOS apps https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/19/18189559/google-maps-speed-limits-android-and-ios-apps

Experiment finds under 1 in 10 people can tell sponsored content from articles https://www.bu.edu/research/articles/native-advertising-in-fake-news-era/

NASA May Decide This Year to Land a Drone on Saturn’s Moon Titan https://www.space.com/43010-dragonfly-mission-would-put-a-drone-on-titan.html

Waves in Saturn’s rings give precise measurement of planet’s rotation rate https://phys.org/news/2019-01-saturn-precise-planet-rotation.html

Hacking of artificial intelligence is an emerging security crisis https://www.wired.co.uk/article/artificial-intelligence-hacking-machine-learning-adversarial

‘It’s like hell here’: Australia bakes as record temperatures nudge 50C https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jan/19/australia-swelters-as-relentless-hot-weather-smashes-records

I’ve wanted enumerable classes for *so long* https://abe-winter.github.io/2019/01/19/enumerable.html

Maskless photolithographic system using low-cost projector and microscope (2005) [pdf] http://web.archive.org/web/20150104005610if_/http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ugrad/387/388s06/film_deposition/Musgraves05.pdf

The Rhine waterway risks becoming impassable because of climate change https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-18/europe-s-most-important-river-is-running-dry

Oracle systematically underpaid thousands of women, lawsuit says https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jan/18/oracle-women-workers-lawsuit-salaries-pay

Top-Performing College Grads Fall into the ‘Prestige Career’ Trap https://medium.com/s/story/a-culture-of-prestige-98c8671ceade

Innovative robotics developments of the past year https://techxplore.com/news/2019-01-ten-robotics-year.html

How do people get new ideas (Asimov, article dated 2014) https://www.technologyreview.com/s/531911/isaac-asimov-asks-how-do-people-get-new-ideas/

People Renting Out Their Facebook Accounts for Cash and Free Laptops https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/facebook-account-rental-ad-laundering-scam

Perceptions of Randomness: Why Three Heads Are Better Than Four (2009) [pdf] http://psych.cf.ac.uk/home2/hahn/Psychological_Review_2009_Hahn.pdf

Oracle systematically underpaid thousands of women, lawsuit says https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jan/18/oracle-women-workers-lawsuit-salaries-pay

Rust Language, and Why C/C++ Will Never Die (2015) https://www.viva64.com/en/b/0324/

The Drunkard’s Progress: Alcohol in 19th Century America https://medium.com/bunk/the-drunkards-progress-83ce12f3889c

B612 is a highly legible open source font to be used on aircraft cockpit screens http://b612-font.com

DDD, event sourcing and CQRS – theory and practice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rolfJR9ERxo

Changing email address on Twitter for Android unsets “Protect your Tweets” https://hackerone.com/reports/472013

Leaked emails show Apple tried to use Qualcomm modems in iPhone XS/XR https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/19/apple-qualcomm-2018-iphone-emails/

BlackRock Exposes Confidential Data on Thousands of Advisers on iShares Site https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-19/blackrock-exposes-data-on-thousands-of-advisers-on-ishares-site

Google Faces Renewed Protests and Criticism Over China Search Project https://theintercept.com/2019/01/18/google-dragonfly-project-protests/

Taiwan learns to turn online disagreements into a positive political force https://www.technologyreview.com/s/607990/the-internet-doesnt-have-to-be-bad-for-democracy/

Python 2 is ending, we need to move to Python 3 https://open.edx.org/blog/python-2-ending-we-need-move-python-3

NSA Puts Phone Charging Station at Hacker Conference in Plot to Go Viral https://gizmodo.com/nsa-puts-phone-charging-station-at-hacker-conference-in-1831875574

PHP extension repository PECL compromised https://mobile.twitter.com/pear/status/1086634389465956352

Windows 10 refutes the idea that the Linux kernel is what defines GNU/Linux https://mobile.twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurity/status/1086495599782969344

Streetcars that are too wide, long, and heavy, 136 $3.5M per (1998) https://archives.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/rewarding-failure/Content?oid=2135914&showFullText=true

Who is horse_js? https://whoishorsejs.com/

Optimized Twitter Cyberbullying Detection Based on Deep Learning https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8593146

If you don’t like apps touching, Qubes 4.0.1 is a good place to jump in https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/11/qubes/

What Do Historians Think of Joseph Tainter’s Book Collapse of Complex Societies? https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/86rtp7/what_do_historians_think_of_joseph_tainters_book/

Minimalist Full-Featured Blogging with Vue, AirTable, Bootstrap, Markdown http://tiny-giant-books.com/Entry2.html?EntryId=rec7eixYJR006U879&ref=hn

Lisp and God https://xkcd.com/224

Show HN: A PWA for checking products’ nutritional values by scanning its barcode https://github.com/moigonzalez/pwa-barcode-scanner

MXNet Implementation of the Paper “Neural Arithmetic Logic Units” by DeepMind https://github.com/gautam1858/Neural-Arithmetic-Logic-Units

New CHM Artifact Is the Rosetta Stone to the Moore’s “Law” Chips https://medium.com/chmcore/madeleine-moment-connects-moores-law-artifacts-100dc7058520

VLC developers refuse to consider updates over HTTPS https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/21737