HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-02-17
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Faceswap Github repo is public but requires a logged in user https://github.com/deepfakes/faceswap

Finding Lena Forsen, the Patron Saint of JPEGs https://www.wired.com/story/finding-lena-the-patron-saint-of-jpegs/

When Divorce Was Off the Table, English Couples Dissolved Marriages with Beer https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/wife-selling-england-beer

Chaos Monkey Guide for Engineers https://www.gremlin.com/chaos-monkey/

Artificial intelligence, algorithmic pricing, and collusion https://voxeu.org/article/artificial-intelligence-algorithmic-pricing-and-collusion

What ABC called "pink slime," USDA now says can be labeled "ground beef" https://newfoodeconomy.org/bpi-pink-slime-ground-beef-usda-reclassifed/

Air Force ’rods from god’ kinetic weapon hit with nuclear-weapon force https://www.businessinsider.com/air-force-rods-from-god-kinetic-weapon-hit-with-nuclear-weapon-force-2017-9

Forget the 401(k) – Let’s Invent a New Retirement Plan https://www.wsj.com/articles/forget-the-401-k-lets-invent-a-new-retirement-plan-11549854600

Google backtracks on Chrome modifications that would have crippled ad blockers https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-backtracks-on-chrome-modifications-that-would-have-crippled-ad-blockers/

Intel Starts Publishing Open-Source Linux Driver Code for Discrete GPUs https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Intel-Memory-Regions-Local-Dev

Naming elliptic curves used in cryptography https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2019/02/15/elliptic-curve-names/

Butterflow: motion interpolated videos from the command line https://github.com/dthpham/butterflow

Data leak reveals China is tracking almost 2.6m people in Xinjiang https://www.ft.com/content/9ed9362e-31f7-11e9-bb0c-42459962a812

London’s billion-pound guilds https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46781809

The design and building of a large dish antenna rotor http://www.astrosurf.com/luxorion/dish-antenna-building.htm

Running an LED in reverse could cool future computers https://phys.org/news/2019-02-reverse-cool-future.html

Txti – Fast web pages for everybody http://txti.es/

Show HN: Compiler Fundamentals – Closure Conversion https://gist.github.com/rain-1/36c4851b7c29cf8e42f23ba6eec37be6

AIL Framework – Open Source Analysis Information Leak Framework https://github.com/CIRCL/AIL-framework

Vulkan Raytracing Tutorials https://iorange.github.io/

We Must Revive Gopherspace (2017) https://box.matto.nl/revivegopher.html

Startup Credits – Free/discounted plans for startups https://github.com/dakshshah96/awesome-startup-credits

Japanese Newspaper for Recluses, by Recluses https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/japanese-men-who-dont-leave-home

Leaky Database Reveals GPS Surveillance Of China’s Uyghur Muslims https://gizmodo.com/leaky-database-reveals-horrifying-gps-surveillance-of-c-1832658367

Sci-Fi Author Robert Heinlein Was Basically MacGyver https://www.wired.com/2019/02/geeks-guide-gregory-benford/

Google.com Ranks Slow Using New Google PSI Speed Rank https://stackoverflow.com/q/54658159/1199102?stw=2

Psychedelics are a potential cure for everything from depression to addiction https://thewalrus.ca/the-untapped-promise-of-lsd/

Doing more than 40 push-ups shows you’re 96% less likely to get a heart attack https://www.studyfinds.org/men-more-than-40-push-ups-heart-disease/

Expertise in real world contexts (2005) [pdf] https://www.pdx.edu/sites/www.pdx.edu.unst/files/UNSTArticleDreyfus.pdf

Tiny meteorites are everywhere. Here’s how to find them [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q3uNcJh4pc

Google .dev domain early access https://domains.google/tld/dev/

See China’s Chang’e 4 on moon’s far side https://earthsky.org/space/new-images-lro-change-4-moon-far-side

From Vimperator to Tridactyl https://nullprogram.com/blog/2018/09/20/

Losing Your Privacy in the Digital Age: Share Your Stories https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/13/opinion/internet-privacy.html

Further Reflections on Amanita Muscaria as an Edible Species (2012) https://bayareamushrooms.org/education/further_reflections_amanita_muscaria.html

Where is the universe hiding its missing mass? https://phys.org/news/2019-02-universe-mass.html

Most Americans don’t realize what companies can predict from their data https://theconversation.com/most-americans-dont-realize-what-companies-can-predict-from-their-data-110760

Hacker News (recommended) Books https://hackernewsbooks.com

Microsoft Research’s community of software engineering tools https://rise4fun.com/

New experimental drug rapidly repairs age-related memory loss and improves mood https://newatlas.com/experimental-drug-prevents-memory-loss-depression/58489/

Simon Norton, mathematical prodigy, subject of bio ‘The Genius in my Basement’ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2019/02/15/simon-norton-mathematical-prodigy-became-subject-biography-genius/

Mino Games (YC W11) Is Hiring a Lead Back End Engineer https://mino-games.workable.com/j/4B58AD66BE

Closed-door meetings on unions preceded Amazon’s withdrawal https://www.newsday.com/news/region-state/amazon-labor-1.27345235

How the vegan food trend made a star of the stinking jackfruit https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/16/jackfruit-stinking-vegan-food-trend-star

Show HN: API for medical guidelines https://getguidelines.com/

Browning Fever: A story of fandom, literary societies, and impenetrable verse https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/browning-fever

Why Good Writers Can Be Bad Conversationalists https://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/27/books/review/Krystal-t.html

A Security Company Cashed in on America’s Wars–And Then Disappeared https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/01/afghanistan-civilian-private-security/581263/

Internet Privacy: Federal Authority Could Enhance Consumer Protection [pdf] https://www.gao.gov/assets/700/696437.pdf

Towards a New Epistemology of Mathematics (2008) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10670-008-9101-6

CLI managing GitHub milestones as sprints with YAML file https://github.com/micnncim/github-sprinter

The technology behind OpenAI’s fiction-writing, fake-news-spewing AI, explained https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612975/ai-natural-language-processing-explained/

Why does that website take forever to load? https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/15/javascript_delay_analytics/

Orange – Interactive machine learning and data viz toolbox https://orange.biolab.si/

Somali militant group Al-Shabab bans single-use plastic bags https://globalnews.ca/news/4310799/al-shabab-plastic-ban-somalia-al-qaeda/

First Rigorous Study: Microdosing Fights Depression, Improves Focus https://futurism.com/study-microdosing-fights-depression-improves-focus/

Minimum-wage worker needs 2.5 full-time jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment https://www.businessinsider.com/minimum-wage-worker-cant-afford-one-bedroom-rent-us-2018-6

Show HN: Flutter, Fluro, GraphQL, Graphene and Google Datastore Experiment https://github.com/renancaraujo/warmachines

A Reddit subreddit made out of only text-generating neural networks https://www.reddit.com/r/subredditnn

Show HN: Cool Resources about Fashion + AI https://github.com/lzhbrian/Cool-Fashion-Papers

Western Digital’s RISC-V “SweRV” Core Design Released for Free https://www.anandtech.com/show/13964/western-digitals-riscv-swerv-core-released-for-free