HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-02-04
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Interactive 3D ASCII scenes https://yeahpython.github.io/game/game.html

Making SetInterval Declarative with React Hooks https://overreacted.io/making-setinterval-declarative-with-react-hooks/

God Mode Unlocked – Hardware Backdoors in Via C3 CPUs (2018) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eSAF_qT_FY

GreatFire is tracking Apple iOS applications for instances of censorship https://applecensorship.com/

All late projects are the same (2011) [pdf] http://www.systemsguild.com/pdfs/DeMarcoNov2011.pdf

Asterius – Haskell to WebAssembly Compiler https://github.com/tweag/asterius

Studies Shoot Down Tech’s Harmful Effects on Kids – So Now What? http://nautil.us//blog/studies-shoot-down-techs-harmful-effects-on-kidsso-now-what

Antarctic Weddell expedition targets Shackleton’s lost ship https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47000896

CSS Reference https://cssreference.io/

Show HN: Gita – a CLI tool to manage multiple Git repos https://github.com/nosarthur/gita

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Recurrent Neural Networks (2015) http://karpathy.github.io/2015/05/21/rnn-effectiveness/

A Mini-Introduction to Information Theory https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.11965

Obfuscated JavaScript, scam emails, and American Express https://blog.jonlu.ca/posts/deobfuscating-amex-scammer

Visiting the Anderton Boat Lift on My Narrowboat (2017) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJDqGimPc9Q

GPU-sentry: Flask-based package for monitoring utilisation of GPUs https://github.com/jacenkow/gpu-sentry

Debugging Emacs, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love DTrace (2018) https://nullprogram.com/blog/2018/01/17/

A Faster Pseudopolynomial Time Algorithm for Subset Sum (2015) https://arxiv.org/abs/1507.02318

Show HN: The operating system I built as my high school project (2016) https://github.com/aswinmohanme/ultronOS

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About CMake https://izzys.casa/2019/02/everything-you-never-wanted-to-know-about-cmake/

Rough sleeping has been almost eradicated in Helsinki https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-46891392

Show HN: Vue Workshop aimed at engineers with no front-end knowledge https://github.com/peterlamar/vue-workshop

Swift value constant can mutate using Copy-on-Write (CoW) and multi-threading https://gist.github.com/drewmccormack/b1c4487935cf3c3e0a5feaf488a95ebd

Leela Chess Zero https://lczero.org/

A brief history of the UUID (2017) https://segment.com/blog/a-brief-history-of-the-uuid/

The Soviet license plate game and Kolmogorov complexity https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2019/02/02/landau-kolmogorov/

Show HN: YouTube GIF Maker with Full Search and No Watermark https://gifrun.com

California’s constitution makes affordable housing hard to build https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-affordable-housing-constitution-20190203-story.html

Unemployment is low only because ’involuntary’ part-time work is high https://www.businessinsider.com/unemployment-vs-involuntary-part-time-work-underemployment-2019-1

Rare snow rollers spotted in field near Marlborough, UK https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-47108382

Things that are more inequitable than road pricing http://cityobservatory.org/ten-things-more-inequitable-that-road-pricing/

GM to lay off 4,250 salaried workers in North America starting Monday https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/02/02/auto-f02.html

FCC struggles to convince judge that broadband isn’t “telecommunications” https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/02/throttling-of-firefighters-hurts-fcc-case-as-it-defends-net-neutrality-repeal/

Biohackers encoded malware in a strand of DNA https://www.wired.com/story/malware-dna-hack/

Streak (YC S11) Is Looking for Engineers in Vancouver, BC https://www.streak.com/offices/vancouver

Behind the Lion Air Crash, a Trail of Decisions Kept Pilots in the Dark https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/03/world/asia/lion-air-plane-crash-pilots.html

Super simple graph in TypeScript using an adjacency matrix https://github.com/CraigHarley/SimpleGraphJS

Sr.ht experimental mercurial support https://man.sr.ht/hg.sr.ht/

Bird CEO on scooter startup copycats, unit economics, safety and seasonality https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/03/bird-ceo-on-scooter-startup-copycats-unit-economics-safety-and-seasonality/

Class schedules, a cease and desist from Viacom, and accidental monetization https://blog.jonlu.ca/posts/accidental-monetization

Flashing My Lenovo X230 with Coreboot https://www.chucknemeth.com/flash-lenovo-x230-coreboot/

Stack Overflow: Helping One Million Developers Exit Vim (2017) https://stackoverflow.blog/2017/05/23/stack-overflow-helping-one-million-developers-exit-vim/

Pi-Hole v4.2 Available with Shared Memory, New Blocking Modes, and More https://pi-hole.net/2019/02/03/pi-hole-v4-2-available-with-shared-memory-new-blocking-modes-and-more/

FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet https://fosdem.org/2019/

Apple patents MacBook with key switches under a flexible touchscreen keyboard https://www.techspot.com/news/78549-apple-patents-macbook-key-switches-underneath-flexible-touchscreen.html

Scientists cut the tolerable intake of PFAs by 99.9% https://massivesci.com/articles/chemical-exposure-pfas-water-food

Robot automation will ’take 800M jobs by 2030’ (2017) https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42170100

Google bans slew of malicious Android apps that stole user photos https://mashable.com/article/malicious-beauty-camera-android-apps-banned

Every HN front page post of last 3 years https://twitter.com/hn_frontpage

Kubernetes at CERN: Use Cases, Integration and Challenges https://speakerdeck.com/rochaporto/kubernetes-at-cern-use-cases-integration-and-challenges

Colliding Blocks Act Like a Beam of Light [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brU5yLm9DZM

Fiberbots: Design of a multi-agent, fiber composite digital fabrication system https://www.media.mit.edu/projects/fiberbots/overview/

A Nazi Interrogator Who Revealed the Value of Kindness (2014) https://psmag.com/social-justice/nazi-interrogator-revealed-value-kindness-84747

Defense of Amazon’s Face Recognition Tool Undermined by Only Known Police Client https://gizmodo.com/defense-of-amazons-face-recognition-tool-undermined-by-1832238149

Hostility toward spiritual traditions may be hampering empirical inquiry https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/01/opinion/sunday/science-religion.html

Bill Gates Made These 15 Predictions Back in 1999 https://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/327229

Outputting 3D VGA graphics with an ESP32 [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G70CZLPjsXU

Japan’s Working Mothers: Record Responsibilities, Little Help from Dads https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/02/world/asia/japan-working-mothers.html

Application-Database Co-Evolution: A New Design and Development Paradigm [pdf] http://michaelbrodie.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Co-evolution-NEDB17.pdf

NSA webcam cover, given away as promo item, is transparent https://twitter.com/dotMudge/status/1091721641074327553

Chinese employee charged for stealing Apple Car project details https://techgraph.co/hubs/apple/chinese-employee-charged-for-stealing-apple-car-project-details/

NSA is giving out webcam covers with backdoors https://twitter.com/EFF/status/1091449476613468160

Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness https://www.iep.utm.edu/int-info/

Show HN: An open source, swift, offline only MacOS password manager https://github.com/swlkr/allyourpasswords

Italian court forces BitGrail CEO to repay $170M in ‘lost’ cryptocurrency https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2019/01/28/bitgrail-court-cryptocurrency-nano/

Xkcd on the dishonesty implicit in the sharing options in social media https://boingboing.net/2019/02/02/poisoning-the-well-2.html