HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-02-09
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We need to talk about systematic fraud https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00439-9

Orca – Live Programming Environment https://github.com/hundredrabbits/Orca

List of Open Source Real-Time Operating Systems https://www.osrtos.com/

Differentiating SSA-Form Programs in Julia (2018) [pdf] https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.07951

Biography of Christopher “moot” Poole: The Hacker Known as “4chan” https://www.256kilobytes.com/content/show/4319/biography-of-christopher-moot-poole-who-is-this-4chan

Show HN: Zero-Knowledge Proofs in WebAssembly https://zkwasm.kobi.one

U.S. Telcos Sold Highly Sensitive Customer GPS Data Typically Used for 911 Calls https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/a3b3dg/big-telecom-sold-customer-gps-data-911-calls

To help replace the CAC card, Pentagon enlists AI startup https://www.fedscoop.com/cac-card-twosenseai-startup-dod-contract/

Complexity, contingency, and criticality (1994) [pdf] https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/92/15/6689.full.pdf

Facebook ex-security chief: How ‘hypertargeting’ threatens democracy https://finance.yahoo.com/news/facebook-security-officer-alex-stamos-targeting-risk-142859539.html

Rules for Choosing Nonfiction Books http://herman.asia/how-i-choose-nonfiction-books

Spotify will now suspend or terminate accounts it finds are using ad blockers https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/08/spotify-will-now-suspend-or-terminate-accounts-it-finds-are-using-ad-blockers/

A small (and objective) taste of Objective-Smalltalk https://blog.metaobject.com/2019/02/a-small-and-objective-taste-of.html

Faster remainders when the divisor is a constant: beating compilers & libdivide https://lemire.me/blog/2019/02/08/faster-remainders-when-the-divisor-is-a-constant-beating-compilers-and-libdivide/

Thousands of scientists run up against Elsevier’s paywall https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00492-4

Cleaning plastic from the ocean using the flow of ocean currents (2017) http://bostonreview.net/science-nature/matthew-king-gamifying-ocean

Jeff Bezos Turned Narrative into Amazon’s Competitive Advantage https://slab.com/blog/jeff-bezos-writing-management-strategy/

Overwatch Gameplay Architecture and Netcode – A Great Explanation of ECS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3aieHjyNvw

What insects can tell us about the origins of consciousness (2016) https://www.pnas.org/content/113/18/4900.full

Could Get Millions to Turn Factory into Condos, Is Not Selling https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/08/nyregion/etna-tool-die-noho-real-estate.html

Show HN: Nevod is easier and faster than RegExp https://nevod.nezaboodka.com/#playground

Conversations among German Nuclear Physicists at Farm Hall (1945) [pdf] http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org/pdf/eng/English101.pdf

Show HN: Quickly browse the history of any GitHub file https://githistory.xyz/

A Manually-Curated Dataset of Fixes to Vulnerabilities of Open-Source Software https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.02595

Sprint sues AT&T over its fake 5G branding https://engadget.com/2019/02/08/att-5g-sprint-lawsuit

Mobile networks caught selling your emergency location data to bounty hunters https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/08/mobile_companies_selling_locations/

Nearly 60,000 Data Breaches Reported Since the Launch of GDPR https://amatas.com/news/view/nearly-60-000-data-breaches-reported-since-the-launch-of-gdpr

Scientists discover new type of magnet https://phys.org/news/2019-02-scientists-magnet.html

Basic income in Finland did not lead to finding work, researchers said https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47169549

People are willing to endanger human lives to protect robots https://boingboing.net/2019/02/08/people-are-willing-to-endanger.html

Facebook adds 5 divs, 9 spans and 30 CSS classes to every post in the timeline https://twitter.com/wolfiechristl/status/1071473931784212480

Senator introduces a bill to legalize marijuana and it’s called S.420 https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/8/18217226/s-420-marijuana-bill-senate-legalization-weed

Twitter Still Can’t Keep Up with Its Flood of Junk Accounts, Study Finds https://www.wired.com/story/twitter-abusive-apps-machine-learning

Stalin’s Scheherazade: An opportunistic literary caper became a lifelong con https://longreads.com/2019/02/06/stalins-scheherazade/

Google removes government-banned sites from Russian search results, report says https://www.cnet.com/news/google-removes-government-banned-sites-from-russian-search-results-report-says/

Sony Pictures Has Open-Sourced Software Used to Make ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/sony-pictures-opencolorio-academy-software-foundation-1203133108/

The International Obfuscated C Code Contest https://www.ioccc.org/

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

“Wisp allows people to see code how Lispers perceive it.” https://www.draketo.de/english/wisp#perceive

Deaths put e-scooters in spotlight https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47158007

A Central Asian version of the Middle East’s hyper-saline Dead Sea http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190207-asias-dead-lake-where-boats-cant-float

The Hummingbird as Warrior: Evolution of a Fierce and Furious Beak https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/05/science/hummingbirds-science-take.html

Family spaghetti of programming languages https://erkin.party/blog/190208/spaghetti/

A heatmap of your Google Pay payments https://github.com/domi55/google-pay-heatmap

Vixel: a WebGL path tracing voxel renderer https://github.com/wwwtyro/vixel

What’s wrong with USB sticks that you need 3 tries to plug them in correctly? https://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/123560/whats-wrong-with-usb-sticks-that-you-need-3-tries-to-plug-them-in-correctly

Seagate’s HAMR Hard Drives, Dual-Actuator Mach2, and 24 TB HDDs on Track https://www.anandtech.com/show/13935/seagate-hdd-plans-2019

Dear Dawn: How a Nasa robot messed up our science fiction, “The Expanse” https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/02/dear-dawn-james-sa-corey-pays-tribute-nasa-ceres-mission/

The founder of Pinboard on why understanding fandom is good for business (2017) https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/12/15746916/pinboard-founder-maciej-ceglowski-interview-yahoo-delicious-fandom

’Everybody In, Nobody Out’: What’s Known About the Medicare for All Act of 2019 https://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/02/07/everybody-nobody-out-what-we-know-so-far-about-medicare-all-act-2019

The False Promise of Silicon Valley’s Quest to Save the World https://newrepublic.com/article/153034/false-promise-silicon-valleys-quest-save-world

Trump likely to sign executive order banning Chinese telecom equipment next week https://www.politico.com/story/2019/02/07/trump-ban-chinese-telecom-1157090

Tips for running free dynos on Heroku in 2019 https://railsautoscale.com/heroku-free-dynos

The Backlash Against Marie Kondo of Netflix’s ‘Tidying Up’ https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-racist-backlash-against-marie-kondo-of-netflixs-tidying-up-10

HP’s Ink Subscription Has DRM That Disables Your Printer Cartridges https://www.howtogeek.com/403346/hps-ink-subscription-has-drm-that-disables-your-printer-cartridges/

My original 14-page paper from 2013 word-for-word plagiarised https://twitter.com/silviocesare/status/1093696775175598081

What Queries Does Microsoft’s Telemetry Service Run on Your Sql Server? https://www.brentozar.com/archive/2019/02/what-queries-does-microsofts-telemetry-service-run-on-your-sql-server/

Misbehaving: being clever and wicked is a form of creativity https://aeon.co/ideas/misbehaving-being-clever-and-wicked-is-a-form-of-creativity

Google warns about two iOS zero-days ’exploited in the wild’ https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-warns-about-two-ios-zero-days-exploited-in-the-wild/

Reliable system was so reliable, no one noticed its licence had expired https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/08/on-call/

What happens when Google says “we aren’t going to pay your fines”? https://medium.com/@ben_longstaff/what-happens-when-google-says-we-arent-going-to-pay-your-fines-f35f752253c0

A touchpad is not a mouse, or at least not a good one https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/tech/TouchpadNotAMouse

KiCad Open-Source PCB Design Software Keeps Working Towards Its Next Big Release https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=KiCad-Open-Source-PCB

Finland basic income trial left people ’happier but jobless’ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47169549

German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook’s Whole Ad Business https://www.wired.com/story/germany-facebook-antitrust-ruling/

Jeff Bezos: Amazon Boss Accuses National Enquirer of Blackmail http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47166938

Where sex therapy meets art: the magic of Shelby Sells https://www.huckmag.com/?p=423386