HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-01-24
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Queueing theory: The science of waiting in line https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2019/01/23/queueing/

WasmWinforms – .NET WinForms in a browser https://github.com/roozbehid/WasmWinforms

Microsoft’s Azure DevOps: An Unsatisfying Adventure https://toxicbakery.github.io/vsts-devops/microsoft-devops-ci/

BuildZoom (marketplace for construction) is hiring engineers https://jobs.lever.co/buildzoom

Canada’s New Food Guide https://food-guide.canada.ca/en/

“The artists live their life, and I live my laundry life.” https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/22/arts/music/tour-laundry-hans-juergen-topf.html

Individualism, Self-Selection, Cultural Change During the Age of Mass Migration [pdf] https://annesofiebeckknudsen.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/thosewhostayed.pdf

Antedating “datatype” all the way to Plankalkül (2017) https://arcanesentiment.blogspot.com/2017/06/antedating-datatype-all-way-to.html?

Oracle allegedly underpaid $400M in wages to underrepresented employees https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/22/oracle-discrimination-400-million/

Network protocols for anyone who knows a programming language https://www.destroyallsoftware.com/compendium/network-protocols?share_key=97d3ba4c24d21147

Our Software Dependency Problem https://research.swtch.com/deps

Silhouette: The Story (1998) https://patpend.net/articles/ar/sil10.html

7-zip broken password random number generator https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1087848040583626753.html

Cast All the Things: Send videos from many online sources to your Chromecast https://github.com/skorokithakis/catt/#cast-all-the-things

What bioRxiv’s first 30,000 preprints reveal about biologists https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00199-6

17th-century painting discovered behind a wall during renovation https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/21/fashion/the-treasure-behind-the-wall.html

Case against behavioral advertising is stacking up https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/20/dont-be-creepy/

Customer Service Agents Can See What You’re Typing in Real Time https://gizmodo.com/be-warned-customer-service-agents-can-see-what-youre-t-1830688119

Revolutionary Enhancement of Visibility: Exploiting Active Light-Fields (REVEAL) https://www.darpa.mil/program/revolutionary-enhancement-of-visibility-by-exploiting-active-light-fields

Updated Debian 9: 9.7 released https://www.debian.org/News/2019/20190123

Palantir CEO rips Silicon Valley, accuses it of selling out America https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/23/palantir-ceo-rips-silicon-valley-peers-for-sowing-seeds-of-division.html

Kotlin is now an official language for Android development inside Google https://twitter.com/jmslau/status/1087827632752738304

China factory jobs dry up as trade tensions hit manufacturing https://www.ft.com/content/dc8c670a-0652-11e9-9fe8-acdb36967cfc

DiffEqFlux.jl – A Julia Library for Neural Differential Equations https://julialang.org/blog/2019/01/fluxdiffeq

Chromecast Support for Firefox https://hensm.github.io/fx_cast/

Show HN: MIT DeepTraffic 75.01 MPS Solution https://github.com/gsurma/deep_traffic

Millions of bank loan and mortgage documents have leaked online https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/23/financial-files/

Paper Technologies, Digital Technologies: Early Modern Medical Records (2016) https://www.people.hps.cam.ac.uk/index/teaching-officers/kassell/paper-technologies

What are the limits of deep learning? https://www.pnas.org/content/116/4/1074

CheXpert/MIMIC-CXR datasets: ~600,000 labeled chest X-rays from Stanford and MIT https://stanfordmlgroup.github.io/competitions/chexpert/

Introducing the Atlas Obscura Community Forums https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/product-announcement

Encryption efforts in Colorado challenge crime reporters, transparency https://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/police-scanner-encryption.php

Starting a Company Outside Silicon Valley Just Saved Me $1.1M https://blog.getcrossbeam.com/vc-arbitrage

Mendeley encrypts users’ database after Zotero provides an importer https://www.zotero.org/support/kb/mendeley_import

Show HN: Git Butler – IFTTT for GitHub pull request and issue workflows https://www.gitbutler.com/

Microsoft’s mobile Edge browser begins issuing fake news warnings http://www.engadget.com/2019/01/23/microsoft-edge-mobile-fake-news/

GridDB v4.1 Officially Released https://griddb.net/en/news/griddb-4-1-released/

Scaling Klaviyo’s Event processing Pipeline with Stream Processing https://klaviyo.tech/scaling-klaviyos-real-time-analytics-system-with-stream-processing-4b3bb87cd6b5

Risk of Discovery (2017) http://www.paulgraham.com/disc.html

People with boring jobs tend to design dull jobs for their colleagues https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-01-people-jobs-tend-dull-colleagues.html

Rural America’s “brain drain”: How student debt is emptying small towns https://www.cbsnews.com/news/rural-americas-brain-drain-how-student-debt-is-emptying-small-towns/

Blissymbols, an Ideographic Writing System https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blissymbols

Cause of Alzheimer’s: gingivalis, the key bacteria in chronic gum disease https://www.newscientist.com/article/2191814-we-may-finally-know-what-causes-alzheimers-and-how-to-stop-it/

Show HN: Source Code Plagiarism Detector https://zanatex.com/

Long Lines for Women’s Bathrooms Could Be Eliminated. Why Haven’t They Been? https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2019/01/women-men-bathroom-lines-wait/580993/

CEO of IBM Says Hiring Based on Skills Instead of College Degrees Is Vital https://gizmodo.com/ceo-of-ibm-says-hiring-based-on-skills-instead-of-colle-1831977815

Every year, millions try to navigate US courts without a lawyer http://theconversation.com/every-year-millions-try-to-navigate-us-courts-without-a-lawyer-84159

How hot are atoms in the shock wave of an exploding star? https://phys.org/news/2019-01-hot-atoms-star.html

Data Broker That Sold Phone Locations Lobbied FCC to Scrap User Consent https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/vbwgw8/zumigo-phone-location-data-sold-lobbied-fcc-consent

Adobe Acquires Allegorithmic (maker of Substance Designer) https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-acquires-allegorithmic-substance-3D-gaming

Anchorage Emerges with $17M from A16Z for ‘Omnimetric’ Crypto Security https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/23/anchorage-security/

Cleaving to the Medieval, Journeymen Ply Their Trades in Europe (2017) https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/07/world/europe/europe-journeymen.html

Huawei Wooed Europe with Sponsorships, Investments and Promises https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/22/technology/huawei-europe-china.html

OSTIF and Quarkslab Audit of OpenSSL Is Complete https://ostif.org/the-ostif-and-quarkslab-audit-of-openssl-is-complete/

Show HN: Not all JavaScript frameworks have a book. AppRun has one https://www.amazon.com/Practical-Application-Development-AppRun-High-Performance/dp/1484240685

Brain Cells That Make Pain Unpleasant Identified https://neurosciencenews.com/neurons-unpleasant-pain-10589/

Stream-Ripper FLVTO.biz Firmly Defeats the RIAA in U.S. Federal Court https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2019/01/22/riaa-v-flvto-dismissed/

HTTPS in Development: A Practical Guide https://marmelab.com/blog/2019/01/23/https-in-development.html

AI Thinks Rachel Maddow Is a Man (and this is a problem for all of us) https://medium.com/@edwin/ai-thinks-rachel-maddow-is-a-man-and-this-is-a-problem-for-all-of-us-921e45523d6e

Historic Packard Plant Bridge Collapses in Detroit https://twitter.com/HistoricDET

Una Corda, a piano with one string per note https://www.klavins-pianos.com/products/una-corda/

Show HN: MTR.CSS – Hong Kong MTR Station Colors as CSS Variables https://metrocolor.live?bug_fixed

Two in five tech job applicants don’t have the right tech chops, survey finds https://www.zdnet.com/article/two-in-five-technology-job-applicants-dont-have-the-right-technical-chops-survey-finds/

Despite Bitcoin’s Dive, a Former Soviet Republic Is Still Betting Big on It https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/22/business/georgia-bitcoin-blockchain-bitfury.html

I Tried to Block Amazon from My Life. It Was Impossible https://gizmodo.com/i-tried-to-block-amazon-from-my-life-it-was-impossible-1830565336

World’s Oldest Known Periodic Table Found During Cleanup of Scottish Lab https://gizmodo.com/world-s-oldest-known-periodic-table-found-during-cleanu-1831848121

Chrome Extension Manifest V3 Could End UBlock Origin for Chrome https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/22/chrome-extension-manifest-v3-could-end-ublock-origin-for-chrome/

GStreamer WebRTC: A flexible solution to web-based media https://opensource.com/article/19/1/gstreamer

Americans’ climate change concerns surge to record levels, poll shows https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jan/22/climate-change-concern-americans-poll

Spotify cracks down on reverse-engineering and ad blocking https://www.spotify.com/uk/legal/end-user-agreement/#s9

Jack Dorsey says Mark Zuckerberg served him a goat he apparently killed himself https://www.businessinsider.com/mark-zuckerberg-jack-dorsey-cold-goat-dinner-2019-1

Pupils refused hot school dinners due to credit debt https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-46950256

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Absolutely Right About Racist Algorithms https://breakermag.com/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-is-absolutely-right-about-racist-algorithms/

Why free software evangelist Richard Stallman is haunted by Stalin’s dream https://factordaily.com/richard-stallman-india/

Database Operators Bring Stateful Workloads to Kubernetes https://thenewstack.io/databases-operators-bring-stateful-workloads-to-kubernetes/

Rise of Netflix Competitors Has Pushed Consumers Back Toward Piracy https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d3q45v/bittorrent-usage-increases-netflix-streaming-sites

A Matchmaker Who Flirts on Dating Apps for You (2017) https://www.thecut.com/2017/04/matchmaker-dating-apps-meredith-golden.html

Apple’s New Keyboards Also Still Plagued with Issues (2019) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QDsqWkUvXQ

Everytime Employee 2 walks by a cubicle, one of the screens blacks out https://www.reddit.com/r/sysadmin/comments/aiqzhr/user_submits_what_i_thought_was_the_dumbest/

Oregon Bottle Deposit System Hits 90 Percent Redemption Rate https://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-bottle-deposit-redemption-rate-2018/

Boeing’s Self-Flying Taxi Completes Its First Flight https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/23/boeing-autonomous-flying-taxi-completes-flight/

15-inch, 4K OLED laptops are coming thanks to new displays from Samsung https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/01/samsung-will-make-4k-oled-panels-for-premium-15-inch-laptops/

Intel 80386, part 3: Flags and condition codes https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20190123-00/?p=100765

Show HN: Top 300 books were counted from hn in 2018 https://live.godiscourse.com/topics/bfe42101-a1df-4ac8-b656-c287a9c434cb

U.S. Recognizes Opposition Leader Guaido to Replace Venezuela’s Maduro https://text.npr.org/s.php?sId=687643405

Facebook Is Helping Husbands ’Brainwash’ Their Wives with Targeted Ads https://www.dailydot.com/debug/husband-brainwash-wife-spinner-ads-facebook/

Elon Musk says Tesla vehicles will soon get a ‘Sentry Mode’ https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/22/elon-musk-says-tesla-vehicles-will-soon-get-a-sentry-mode/

The TypeScript Tax: A Cost vs. Benefit Analysis https://medium.com/javascript-scene/the-typescript-tax-132ff4cb175b

PHP PEAR server is down because of a security breach http://blog.pear.php.net