HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-01-25
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AlphaStar: Mastering the Real-Time Strategy Game StarCraft II https://deepmind.com/blog/alphastar-mastering-real-time-strategy-game-starcraft-ii/

Revery – Native, high-performance, cross-platform desktop apps https://github.com/revery-ui/revery

What Happens When You Try to Sue Your Boss https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2019-arbitration-hell/

Mockingbirds show heightened aggression after lead exposure https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/maf-mtr012319.php

Coming Soon to a Police Station Near You: The DNA ‘Magic Box’ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/21/science/dna-crime-gene-technology.html

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

Movfuscator – Single instruction C compiler https://github.com/xoreaxeaxeax/movfuscator

Richard Feynman and the Connection Machine (1989) http://longnow.org/essays/richard-feynman-and-connection-machine/

Save Data Directly to B2 with Backblaze Cloud Backup 6.0 https://www.backblaze.com/blog/save-data-directly-to-cloud-storage/

Computer History Museum has made the scans of RFCs 1 through 9 available https://write.as/365-rfcs/update-scans-of-early-rfcs

DLS – The digital logic simulator game https://makingartstudios.itch.io/dls

Evolution of the x86 context switch in Linux (2018) http://www.maizure.org/projects/evolution_x86_context_switch_linux/

Skinny genes the ’secret to staying slim’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-46976031

Show HN: Queueing theory intro for software developers https://github.com/joelparkerhenderson/queueing_theory

When to Buy Your Own ISBNs https://mwl.io/archives/3982

Google Search Operators: A Complete List (2018) https://ahrefs.com/blog/google-advanced-search-operators/

Right to Repair is already hurling into action in 2019 https://ifixit.org/blog/13003/right-to-repair-2019

Yarn’s Future – v2 and beyond https://github.com/yarnpkg/yarn/issues/6953

India satellite: Student-made Kalamsat V2 put into orbit https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-46956595

Why these media layoffs keep happening https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1088503510184927233.html

Photographing computers to show the art inside the black box https://boingboing.net/2019/01/24/cray-aesthetics.html

Troubled legacy of Terry Davis, ‘God’s lonely programmer’ https://thenewstack.io/the-troubled-legacy-of-terry-davis-gods-lonely-programmer/

Teen diving enthusiast’s project has removed 50,000 golf balls from off CA coast https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/01/23/pebble-beach-ecosystem-under-attack-from-golfers-hacking-mishits-into-the-sea

DeepMind StarCraft II Demonstration [video] https://www.twitch.tv/StarCraft

A week in the life of a London murder detective https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46838618

Detecting Ghosts by Reverse Engineering: Who Ya Gonna Call? https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/01/detecting-ghosts-reverse-engineering-who-ya-gonna-call

PopSockets turned a simple lifehack into $169M in revenue https://jilt.com/upsell/popsockets-growth/

Signals from Space: A Lemonade Transparency Chronicle https://www.lemonade.com/blog/signals-from-space/

Show HN: Code generation tool for quick struct content comparison https://github.com/CovenantSQL/HashStablePack

Saait: a boring HTML page generator https://codemadness.org/saait.html

Facebook lobbied in favour of upload filters https://boingboing.net/2019/01/24/quisling-zuckermonsters.html

GPUVideoDecode on Linux is impossible without patching https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=463440

Geometric Understanding of Deep Learning (2018) https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.10451

Language-Agnostic Sentence Representations https://github.com/facebookresearch/LASER

An investigative reporter has changed his tech habits after what he has learned https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/23/technology/personaltech/facebook-online-privacy.html

Aetna, Anthem, IBM Announce Healthcare Blockchain Collaborative https://healthitanalytics.com/news/aetna-anthem-ibm-announce-healthcare-blockchain-collaborative

Internet experiment goes wrong, takes down a bunch of Linux routers https://www.zdnet.com/article/internet-experiment-goes-wrong-takes-down-a-bunch-of-linux-routers/

Show HN: CloudQuery – Turn any website to serverless API with SPA support https://github.com/cloudfetch/cloudquery

Show HN: Fnm – Fast and simple Node.js version manager built in ReasonML https://github.com/Schniz/fnm

Adiantum: encryption for the low end https://lwn.net/Articles/776721/

Show HN: Vue-router-prefetch – Prefetch links that are only visible in viewport https://github.com/egoist/vue-router-prefetch

Life emerges from a simple particle motion law [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=makaJpLvbow

Designing for the web ought to mean making HTML and CSS https://m.signalvnoise.com/designing-for-the-web-ought-to-mean-making-html-and-css/

Issue with GitHub Forks: Private repos can be accessed after being removed https://gist.github.com/sarazasasa/9450d63f96e7ff799824fc98fc7f3b43

Wit.ai adds improvements to speech recognition tech https://medium.com/wit-ai/hello-speech-we-love-you-too-5851d0b34f9f

What Is the “God Mode” Folder in Windows 10, and How Do I Enable It? https://www.howtogeek.com/402458/enable-god-mode-in-windows-10/

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

NASA’s Opportunity Rover Logs 15 Years on Mars https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7317

A little fail-safe filesystem designed for microcontrollers (2017) https://github.com/ARMmbed/littlefs

For $29, This Company Swears It Will ‘Brainwash’ Someone on Facebook https://www.thedailybeast.com/for-dollar29-this-company-swears-it-will-brainwash-someone-on-facebook

Algorithmic Beauty of Plants (1996) http://algorithmicbotany.org/papers/#abop

Earth’s oldest rock was found by Apollo 14 astronauts – on the moon https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/24/world/earth-oldest-rock-moon/index.html

How to make the Chord DHT correct http://www.pamelazave.com/chord.html

Refunc: Kubernetes native serverless platform https://github.com/refunc/refunc#refunc

Show HN: Deep Learning in TensorFlow – The Roadmap for Study and Learning https://github.com/astorfi/TensorFlow-Roadmap

Show HN: Brutal.JS – markup as functions of state https://github.com/crislin2046/brutal.js

Node.js Express API development security checklist (2017) https://smalldata.tech/blog/2017/05/19/nodejs-express-api-development-security-checklist

RPi Camera v2 uses DRM to prevent clones (2016) https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=149426

China just blocked its last major foreign search engine https://qz.com/1532064/china-walled-off-microsofts-bing-search-engine/

FDA’s opioids adviser accuses agency of having ’direct’ link to crisis https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jan/24/fda-opioids-big-pharma-prescriptions

President of Flight Attendants Union Suggests General Strike to End Shutdown https://www.popularmechanics.com/flight/airlines/a26009774/government-shutdown-general-strike/

Planetary collision that formed the moon made life possible on Earth https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190123144519.htm

Independent research shop claims 50% of Facebook users are fake https://www.plainsite.org/realitycheck/facebook.html

Attempt to Get Google to Vanish My Article About a Forged Court Order https://reason.com/volokh/2019/01/23/attempt-to-get-google-to-vanish-my-artic

BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen breaks ground on Chia’s “better Bitcoin” protocol https://decryptmedia.com/4623/bram-cohen-bittorrent-creator-breaks-ground-on-better-bitcoin

Is saturated fat bad for your health? https://examine.com/nutrition/is-saturated-fat-bad-for-you/

I Wanted a Canada Goose Coat. I Got Something That Smelled Weird Instead https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/01/counterfeit-canada-goose-amazon/581041/

Intel Core CPUs: Everything You Need to Know about Coffee Lake and Ice Lake https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2019/01/24/intel-core-cpu-coffee-lake-price-specs-guide/

I Stopped Using a Computer Mouse for a Week and It Was Amazing https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d3m8ga/i-stopped-using-a-computer-mouse-for-a-week

Millions of Americans Flood Mexico for Health Care: The Caravan Not Heard About https://truthout.org/articles/millions-of-americans-flood-into-mexico-for-health-care/

China tests opening up social credit scores to WeChat with debt map https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-24/new-wechat-app-maps-deadbeat-debtors-in-china/10739016

Microsoft’s Bing search engine blocked in China https://www.cnet.com/au/news/microsofts-bing-search-engine-blocked-in-china/

They Build Spacecraft and Fight Epidemics; Shutdown May Scare Them Away https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/24/us/civil-servants-government-work.html

All Chinese money into Silicon Valley stops after Huawei ban https://www.rt.com/business/449570-china-cut-investment-silicon-valley/

Robots Will Take Jobs from Men, the Young, and Minorities https://www.wired.com/story/robots-will-take-jobs-from-men-young-minorities/

Facebook knowingly duped game-playing kids and their parents out of money https://www.revealnews.org/article/facebook-knowingly-duped-game-playing-kids-and-their-parents-out-of-money/

"I Contribute to the Windows Kernel. We Are Slower." (2013) http://blog.zorinaq.com/i-contribute-to-the-windows-kernel-we-are-slower-than-other-oper/

Organ Harvesting from Falun Gong Practitioners in China https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organ_harvesting_from_Falun_Gong_practitioners_in_China

Russian company has been flying customers to the edge of space for years https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rApXqj6WS2E

Google DeepMind StarCraft Demonstration (Scheduled 1pm EST) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUTMhmVh1qs

Lisp, Jazz, Aikido – Three Expressions of a Single Essence (2018) [pdf] https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1804/1804.00485.pdf

Microsoft Acquires Citus Data: Creating the World’s Best Postgres Experience https://www.citusdata.com/blog/2019/01/24/microsoft-acquires-citus-data/

Remote Code Execution in apt/apt-get https://justi.cz/security/2019/01/22/apt-rce.html

WhatsApp limits message forwarding in bid to tackle spread of misinformation https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/whatsapp-forwarding-limits-misinformaton-rumours-1.4987096

Google hit with £44m GDPR fine over ads https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-46944696