HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-02-14
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Red Hat Satellite to standardize on PostgreSQL backend https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/red-hat-satellite-standardize-postgresql-backend

Nasa’s Mars Rover Opportunity Concludes a 15-Year Mission https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/13/science/mars-opportunity-rover-dead.html

FCC threatens carriers with ’regulatory intervention’ over robocalls https://thehill.com/policy/technology/429867-fcc-threatens-carriers-with-regulatory-intervention-on-robocalls

The Theory of Relational Databases (1983) http://web.cecs.pdx.edu/~maier/TheoryBook/TRD.html

Memcached – Caching Beyond RAM: Riding the Cliff https://memcached.org/blog/nvm-multidisk/

Show HN: I implemented Pong as a cellular automaton https://ericu.github.io/CellCulTuring/

Rethinking Giftedness and Gifted Education (2011) [pdf] https://www.apa.org/ed/schools/gifted/rethinking-giftedness.pdf

Architecture for a JavaScript to C compiler https://timr.co/architecture-for-a-js-to-c-compiler

The text of Article 13 and the EU Copyright Directive has been finalised https://juliareda.eu/2019/02/eu-copyright-final-text/

Fyre Festival Was a Huge Scam. Is Netflix’s Fyre Documentary a Scam, Too? https://newrepublic.com/article/153095/fyre-festival-huge-scam-netflixs-fyre-documentary-scam-too

Special Sciences: The Disunity of Science as a Working Hypothesis (1974) [pdf] https://fewd.univie.ac.at/fileadmin/user_upload/inst_ethik_wiss_dialog/Fodor__J._1974._Special_sciences_in_Synhtese.pdf

Handling 1M websocket connections in Go https://github.com/eranyanay/1m-go-websockets

Swift 5 Module Stability Workaround for Binary Frameworks https://instabug.com/blog/swift-5-module-stability-workaround-for-binary-frameworks/

Lawyer in Charge of Apple’s Insider-Trading Policy Accused of Insider Trading https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-13/ex-top-apple-lawyer-levoff-accused-by-sec-of-insider-trading

A Possession for All Time: How Should We Read Thucydides? https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/possession-all-time

We are not nearly as determined by our genes as once thought http://nautil.us/issue/68/context/its-the-end-of-the-gene-as-we-know-it

Efficient Personal Search with Vespa, the Open Source Big Data Serving Engine https://yahoodevelopers.tumblr.com/post/182787567063/efficient-personal-search-at-scale-with-vespa-the

Why Empathy Is the Secret Sauce for Good Software Development https://thenewstack.io/empathy-secret-sauce-good-software-development/

The world’s most precious spice is on the verge of disappearing https://www.eater.com/2019/2/13/18212411/saffron-kashmir-india-most-expensive-spice-climate-change

Terrapattern – A visual search tool for satellite imagery http://www.terrapattern.com/

Manipulating an Indian politicians’s tweets is worryingly easy to do https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/13/india-politician-tweets/

The Worst Pitch Deck That Worked – And How to Do It Better https://www.atrium.co/blog/twitch-pitch-deck/

The Great Brazilian Sat-Hack Crackdown (2009) https://www.wired.com/2009/04/fleetcom/

‘Virtual Pharmacology’ Advance Tackles Universe of Unknown Drugs https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2019/02/413236/virtual-pharmacology-advance-tackles-universe-unknown-drugs

Hacker Surfing: Free Housing for Engineers and Designers Visiting SF https://hackersurfing.com/2019

Security.txt (2017) https://securitytxt.org

Dreaming Is the Inverse of Anxious Mind-Wandering https://psyarxiv.com/k6trz

US secretly created Cuban Twitter to stir unrest and undermine government (2014) https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/03/us-cuban-twitter-zunzuneo-stir-unrest

On higher education, programmers and blue-collar jobs https://habr.com/en/post/439762/

Preventing SQL Injections When WAF’s Not Enough https://www.cossacklabs.com/blog/sql-firewall-vs-waf-against-sqli.html

Program Development by Stepwise Refinement (1971) http://sunnyday.mit.edu/16.355/wirth-refinement.html

Show HN: Interactive GLSL fragment shaders editor made with Qt https://github.com/VladimirMakeev/ShaderWorkshop

Show HN: FØCAL Releases OpenCV Benchmark Tool https://app.f0cal.com/benchmarks

AR Will Spark the Next Big Tech Platform: Call It Mirrorworld https://www.wired.com/story/mirrorworld-ar-next-big-tech-platform/

How the H-1B Visa System Can Hurt American Workers (2015) https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/11/06/us/11visa-listy.html

Hack My House: Garage Door Cryptography Meets Raspberry Pi https://hackaday.com/2019/02/13/hack-my-house-garage-door-cryptography-meets-raspberry-pi/

‘Spotify Teardown’ Is the Book Spotify Didn’t Want Published https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/spotify-teardown-book-streaming-music-790174/

Bill Gates tweeted out a chart and sparked a huge debate about global poverty https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/2/12/18215534/bill-gates-global-poverty-chart

In 2017, the feds said Tesla Autopilot cut crashes 40%–that was bogus https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/02/in-2017-the-feds-said-tesla-autopilot-cut-crashes-40-that-was-bogus/

The stolen Equifax data has never been found, and experts suspect a spy scheme https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/13/equifax-mystery-where-is-the-data.html

Fathom. Simple, Trustworthy Website Analytics. Built with Golang and Preact https://github.com/usefathom/fathom

How hard is it to have a conversation on Twitter? So hard even the CEO can’t https://www.recode.net/2019/2/12/18222558/kara-swisher-jack-dorsey-twitter-interview-conversation-karajack-livetweet

Climate Damages: Uncertain but Ominous, or $51 per Ton? http://triplecrisis.com/climate-damages-uncertain-but-ominous-or-51-per-ton/

Israeli Operatives Black Cube Reportedly Spied on Critics of NSO Group https://www.fastcompany.com/90305114/israeli-operatives-black-cube-reportedly-spied-on-critics-of-nso-group

Watch This Tesla Model 3 Stop Itself to Avoid Horrific Crash https://insideevs.com/video-tesla-stop-itself-avoid-horrific-crash/

Switzerland offers cash to hackers who can crack its e-voting system https://www.euronews.com/2019/02/13/switzerland-offers-cash-to-hackers-who-can-crack-its-e-voting-system

How to Fly the B-25 Mitchell Bomber 1944 USAAF Training Film https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1kQzIolmIc

Dolittle, a programming language based on the Japanese SOV syntax https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolittle_(programming_language)

Apple will investigate app that lets Saudi men track and control women https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/13/18223114/absher-criticism-google-apple-saudi-arabia-track-women-tim-cook

Show HN: Colorffy – 3-colors gradients generator https://www.colorffy.com/generator/mgradients

Amazon in Its Prime: Doubles Profits, Pays $0 in Federal Income Taxes https://itep.org/amazon-in-its-prime-doubles-profits-pays-0-in-federal-income-taxes/

Apple’s Netflix competitor will reportedly be unveiled in March or maybe April https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/13/18223880/apple-tv-video-subscription-service-netflix-competitor-unveiled-march-event

Physicists might have created quantum entanglement in bacteria (2018) https://thenextweb.com/science/2018/10/29/physicists-might-have-created-quantum-entanglement-in-bacteria/

Twitter keeps losing monthly users, so it’s going to stop sharing how many https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/7/18213567/twitter-to-stop-sharing-mau-as-users-decline-q4-2018-earnings

ELF OpenGo: An Analysis and Open Reimplementation of AlphaZero https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.04522

Show HN: The Startup Calculator – Find out how profitable your startup will be https://startupcalculator.co/

The Miracle of Applied Mathematics (2001) [pdf] http://www.colyvan.com/papers/miracle.pdf

Integrated magnonic half-adder https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.02855

Show HN: Beginner Tutorial for React Web Application Builder https://medium.com/@alex_pustovalov/webcodesk-beginner-tutorial-4f1577821497

Show HN: Ritzy – Submit housing requests for Real Estate agents to see https://ritzy.app

House Votes to Halt Aid for Saudi Arabia’s War in Yemen https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/13/us/politics/saudi-arabia-yemen-khashoggi.html

PEP 582 – Python local packages directory https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0582/

Quantum Computing, Capabilities and Limits: An Interview with Scott Aaronson https://gigaom.com/2019/01/17/quantum-computing-capabilities-and-limits-an-interview-with-scott-aaronson/

Electron is flash for the desktop (2016) https://josephg.com/blog/electron-is-flash-for-the-desktop/

Xinjiang: Ex-Blackwater chief’s security firm linked to China training centre https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-47089665

Flaw in Snapd Allows Root Access to Linux Servers https://threatpost.com/dirty-sock-snapd-linux/141779/

Amazon is not guaranteeing you any privacy, Facebook co-founder says https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/13/sean-parker-says-amazon-is-not-guaranteeing-you-any-privacy.html

Apple’s new deal for journalism should send publishers running https://www.theverge.com/interface/2019/2/13/18222498/apple-news-publisher-deal-50-percent-lol

Even Silicon Valley workers want more regulation of the tech industry https://www.cnet.com/news/even-silicon-valley-workers-want-more-regulation-of-the-tech-industry/

American social network refuses to send me my personal data and respect GDPR https://www.reddit.com/r/europe/comments/apwwza/american_social_network_refuses_to_send_me_my/

Show HN: Autocert – use TLS to access internal kubernetes services from anywhere https://github.com/smallstep/certificates/blob/master/autocert/README.md

OpenBMC on the Asus KGPE-D16 (coreboot, blob-free hardware) https://www.raptorengineering.com/coreboot/kgpe-d16-bmc-port-status.php

Show HN: Brute-Force IPFS / IPNS Peer ID Generator https://github.com/meehow/peer-id-generator/

GPS uses 10 bits to store the week. That means it runs out after April 6, 2019 https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/12/current_gps_epoch_ends/

Reddit is already one of the most heavily censored websites on the internet https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/apu3oz/with_the_recent_chinese_company_tencent_in_the/

UK makes it an offence to view terrorist propaganda even once https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/13/uk_counter_terror_act_royal_assent/

Sonar drone discovers long-lost WWII aircraft carrier USS Hornet https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/12/paul-allen-expedition-discovers-uss-hornet/#/

Netflix records all of your Bandersnatch choices, GDPR request reveals https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/13/18223071/netflix-bandersnatch-gdpr-request-choice-data

Swiss government adopts Threema Work as official messenger https://twitter.com/ThreemaApp/status/1095675070922534912

A programming language called MUMPS https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MUMPS

Show HN: MIDI CITY 2000 - Art experiment where MIDI songs become cities http://midicity-2000.glitch.me/

Black Critics of Politicians Push Back Against Claims That They’re Russian Bots https://theintercept.com/2019/02/13/ados-kamala-harris-cory-booker-russian-bots/

Show HN: Getting the Most Out of Sqlite3 with Python https://remusao.github.io/posts/few-tips-sqlite-perf.html

Nvidias recent face generation deep neural network (keep refreshing) https://thispersondoesnotexist.com/

Stonehenge, other ancient megaliths may trace their origins to these monuments https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/02/stonehenge-other-ancient-rock-structures-may-trace-their-origins-monuments