HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-02-06
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Reddit is raising a huge round near a $3B valuation https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/05/raiseit/

Vanlife: Build your own van to live on the road https://divineontheroad.com/build-a-van/

Dutch radio amateurs image far side of the Moon using Chinese satellite data https://www.camras.nl/en/blog/2018/precious-earth-and-lunar-far-side/

Office Space turns 20: How the film changed the way we work http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20190205-office-space-turns-20-how-the-film-changed-work

Cambly (YC W14) is hiring engineers to build a global tutoring marketplace https://jobs.lever.co/cambly/?department=Product&team=Engineering

Previous: NeXT computer hardware emulator http://previous.alternative-system.com/

Memory stick found in frozen seal faeces in New Zealand https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-47135528

Apple Names Deirdre O’Brien Senior Vice President of Retail and People https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2019/02/apple-names-deirdre-obrien-senior-vice-president-of-retail-and-people/

How A Young Woman Followed Two Hackers’ Lies to Her Death https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/josephbernstein/tomi-masters-down-the-rabbit-hole-i-go

Making Swallowing Safer for those who have trouble swallowing https://physics.aps.org/articles/v12/11

Swift 5 Exclusivity Enforcement https://swift.org/blog/swift-5-exclusivity/

Our physiological processes become increasingly simple as we age http://nautil.us/issue/68/context/the-real-secret-of-youth-is-complexity-rp

Inter – open source and legible typeface https://github.com/rsms/inter

The Hanabi Challenge: A New Frontier for AI Research https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.00506

Lightning-Fast Templates and Web Components: Lit-HTML and LitElement https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2019/02/lit-element-and-lit-html

Real-time Continuous Transcription with Live Transcribe https://ai.googleblog.com/2019/02/real-time-continuous-transcription-with.html

Security Researcher Assaulted Following Vulnerability Disclosure https://www.secjuice.com/security-researcher-assaulted-ice-atrient/

Bubble Sort: An Archaeological Algorithmic Analysis https://users.cs.duke.edu/~ola/bubble/bubble.html

The Science of Paper versus Screens (2013) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/reading-paper-screens/

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation backtracks on one-year parental leaves https://qz.com/work/1541822/the-bill-melinda-gates-foundation-is-backtracking-on-year-long-parental-leaves/

Showing the power of startup women’s health brands, P&G buys This is L (YC S15) https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/05/showing-the-power-of-startup-womens-health-brands-pg-buys-this-is-l/

Flowblade – Free and Libre Video Editor https://jliljebl.github.io/flowblade/

Amazon has finally admitted to investors that it has a counterfeit problem https://qz.com/1542839/amazon-has-finally-admitted-to-investors-that-it-has-a-counterfeit-problem/

Small World: The Tiny House Trend https://believermag.com/small-world/

Notion – The Hassle-Free JavaScript Toolchain Manager https://www.notionjs.com/

Ike Jime, the Japanese Slaughter Method for Tastier Fish https://guide.michelin.com/sg/dining-out/what-is-ike-jime/news

Lectures in Quantitative Economics as Python and Julia Notebooks https://lectures.quantecon.org/

What would a EvE online Internet look like? https://blog.benjojo.co.uk/post/eve-online-bgp-internet

Expanding Access: Engineering Uber Lite https://eng.uber.com/engineering-uber-lite/

Scientists Found a Compound That Reverses Aging in Mice http://time.com/5209427/aging-nicotinamide-mononucleotide-nmn/

Why do business people love cross-platform so much? https://pickaframework.com/articles/cross_platform_boss/

Mandrill has been down for over 30 hours with no explanation https://twitter.com/teotwaki/status/1092624972252618754

Chinese, Taiwanese Restaurants Drop ’Golden’ and ’Dragon’-Take on Mandarin Names https://www.npr.org/2019/01/27/568413720/dropping-wok-and-panda-chinese-restaurants-take-on-mandarin-names

Show HN: My Implementation of "Quick, Draw", a Game Developed by Google https://github.com/vietnguyen91/QuickDraw

An Astrophysicist Who Maps the Universe’s Terra Incognita https://www.quantamagazine.org/priyamvada-natarajan-maps-the-invisible-universe-20190204/

Zcash Counterfeiting Vulnerability Successfully Remediated https://z.cash/blog/zcash-counterfeiting-vulnerability-successfully-remediated/

Vuvuzela: Metadata-private messaging https://vuvuzela.io/getstarted

Time passed since cURL creator applied for a US visa https://daniel.haxx.se/us-visa.html

Can’t Unsee: Select the design that is most correct https://cantunsee.space/

Enforcing Unique Code Target Property for Control-Flow Integrity (2018) [pdf] https://www.cc.gatech.edu/~hhu86/papers/ucfi.pdf

Show HN: Flatfile – a drop-in CSV / XLS importer for web apps https://flatfile.io

McClatchy upgrades CEO’s housing stipend to $35K a month amid buyouts https://www.cjr.org/business_of_news/mcclatchy-upgrades-ceo-forman-housing-stipend-35k-month-buyouts.php

A Symbolic Analysis of Relay and Switching Circuits (1937) [pdf] https://www.cs.virginia.edu/~evans/greatworks/shannon38.pdf

DataFusion (Rust Query Engine) Donated to Apache Arrow https://arrow.apache.org/blog/2019/02/05/datafusion-donation/

Google releases Chrome extension that alerts users of breached passwords https://www.blog.google/technology/safety-security/google-password-checkup-cross-account-protection/

Article 13 Is Back On: Worse, Not Better https://juliareda.eu/2019/02/article-13-worse/

Google hired microworkers to train its controversial Project Maven AI https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/4/18211155/google-microworkers-maven-ai-train-pentagon-pay-salary

Why Has No One Heard of the World’s First Poet? (2017) https://lithub.com/why-has-no-one-ever-heard-of-the-worlds-first-poet

Towards Federated Learning at Scale https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.01046

Super-tall,super-skinny,super-expensive: the ’pencil towers’ of NYC’s super-rich https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/feb/05/super-tall-super-skinny-super-expensive-the-pencil-towers-of-new-yorks-super-rich

Static vs. Dynamic Website – What’s the Difference in 2019? https://hackernoon.com/static-vs-dynamic-website-whats-the-difference-in-2019-327064bfd4a9

Protect your accounts from data breaches with Password Checkup https://security.googleblog.com/2019/02/protect-your-accounts-from-data.html

The map is not the territory (2015) https://fs.blog/2015/11/map-and-territory/

Wasted Creativity in the GNU/Linux Distribution Diversity https://write.as/text/wasted-creativity-in-the-gnu-linux-distribution-diversity

WebComponent libraries lit-HTML and litElement released https://www.polymer-project.org/blog/2019-02-05-lit-element-and-lit-html-release

Liberals and Conservatives React in Wildly Different Ways to Repulsive Pictures https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/03/the-yuck-factor/580465/

The Onion headlines could teach AI what makes satire funny https://www.sciencenews.org/article/onion-headlines-could-teach-ai-what-makes-satire-funny

Tips for making the switch from a consumer to a creator https://nathanbarry.com/consumer-to-creator/

Google’s new Chrome Extension automatically checks your passwords are secure https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/5/18211766/google-password-checkup-chrome-extension-data-breach-login-credentials

Mastodon for Metalheads https://metalhead.club

Why existing profanity detection libraries suck and how I built a better one https://medium.com/@victorczhou/building-a-better-profanity-detection-library-with-scikit-learn-3638b2f2c4c2

Mark Zuckerberg: “Here’s to a great 15 years to come.” https://www.facebook.com/zuck/posts/10106411140260321

“debt-trap” around Chinese loans shows Africa’s weak economic diplomacy https://qz.com/africa/1542644/china-debt-trap-talk-shows-africas-weak-economic-position/

How to prioritize tasks of a software development project? https://issart.com/blog/how-to-prioritize-tasks-of-a-software-development-project/

In Estonia, students’ transit, school meals, and textbooks are all free https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/02/in-estonia-students-transit-school-meals-and-textbooks-are-all-free/

Google has quietly dropped ban on personally identifiable web tracking (2016) https://thenextweb.com/google/2019/02/05/google-has-quietly-dropped-ban-on-personally-identifiable-web-tracking/

Why tech’s favorite color is making us all miserable (2018) https://www.fastcompany.com/90177573/how-blue-became-techs-favorite-color-and-why-it-shouldnt-be

Show HN: TextBlast Bulk SMS – Send Personalized Mass Messages Easily https://textblast.learn.uno