HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-02-23
We got 137 links!

New ’more’ link on HN front page https://news.ycombinator.com/front

An update about Redis developments in 2019 http://antirez.com/news/126

Why’s a Big Red Tanker Drifting Near Boston? https://gcaptain.com/whys-a-big-red-tanker-drifting-near-boston/

Software Piracy Birthed an Underground Art Scene (2018) [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hpu5IxLIPR8

Sam Altman: Bay Area is no longer the obvious place for startups https://twitter.com/sama/status/1096822724217827328

What Charles Bukowski’s Glamorous Displays of Alcoholism Left Out https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/20/books/review/charles-bukowski-on-drinking.html

Mcpp: A Portable C Preprocessor http://mcpp.sourceforge.net

A Heavily-Commented Linux Kernel Source Code [pdf] http://www.oldlinux.org/download/ECLK-5.0-WithCover.pdf

Data-Driven Flowcharts in R Using DiagrammeR https://mikeyharper.uk/flowcharts-in-r-using-diagrammer/

12-Year-Old Claims to Have Achieved Nuclear Fusion at Home (2018) http://www.fusor.net/board/viewtopic.php?t=12115#p78866

Linus Torvalds on Why ARM Won’t Win the Server Space https://www.realworldtech.com/forum/?threadid=183440&curpostid=183486

Apple to Close Stores in Eastern District of Texas to Fight Patent Trolls https://www.macrumors.com/2019/02/22/apple-closing-stores-in-eastern-district-texas/

Hayabusa-2: Japan Spacecraft Touches Down on Asteroid https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47293317

Four new DNA letters double life’s alphabet https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00650-8

Facebook Planned to Spy on Android Phone Users, Internal Emails Reveal https://twitter.com/ashk4n/status/1099117028026118144

Weirdest Programming Languages – Codesmith Development https://codesmithdev.com/6-weirdest-programming-languages/

Producing an Application for Both Desktop and Mobile https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/780031/627399590709fb7a/

A Brutal Look at Balanced Parentheses, Computing Machines, and Pushdown Automata http://raganwald.com/2019/02/14/i-love-programming-and-programmers.html

Human Interest (401(k) Provider) Is Hiring Engineers to Build Financial Systems https://boards.greenhouse.io/captain401/jobs/1565704

National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Open Source Software https://github.com/ngageoint

It Started With a Jolt: How New York Became a Tech Town https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/22/technology/nyc-tech-startups.html

Show HN: Material Kit – Open Source UI for Bootstrap, React, Vuejs, React Native https://github.com/creativetimofficial/material-kit

0patch Blog: No Source Code for a 14-Year Old Vulnerable DLL? No Problem https://blog.0patch.com/2019/02/no-source-code-for-14-year-old.html

Apple Is Blocking Linux User-Agent on appleid.apple.com https://fosstodon.org/@alexbuzzbee/101633318704187857

Intel Confirms Non-Volatile MRAM Is Being Produced with High Yield https://www.techspot.com/news/78859-intel-confirms-non-volatile-mram-produced-high-yield.html

How Did They Make TV Graphics in the 80s and 90s? Meet the Quantel Paintbox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcifHi2SE-0

Learning to Generalize from Sparse and Underspecified Rewards https://ai.googleblog.com/2019/02/learning-to-generalize-from-sparse-and.html

Virgin Galactic Makes Space for Second Time in Ten Weeks with Three on Board https://www.virgingalactic.com/articles/virgin-galactic-makes-space-for-second-time-in-ten-weeks-with-three-on-board/

I Lost Faith in the Industry, Burned Out, but the Cult of the Tool Saved Me https://habr.com/en/post/440914/

The Mystery Behind How Adult Entertainment Boosts Technology https://adent.io/mystery-behind-how-adult-entertainment-boosts-technology/

Pro-Amazon Protesters Paid to Demonstrate Against Company’s Withdrawal http://gothamist.com/2019/02/22/pro-amazon_protesters_reportedly_pa.php

Mark Zuckerberg Promised a Clear History Tool Almost a Year Ago https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/facebook-privacy-optics-clear-history-zuckerberg

Seven Myths in Machine Learning Research https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.06789v1

Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Is Leaving the Company’s Board https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/22/twitter-co-founder-ev-williams-leaving-board.html

Firefox to Block All 3rd Party Trackers by Default https://twitter.com/jensimmons/status/1098335173089873920

Navy Files for Patent on Room-Temperature Superconductor https://phys.org/news/2019-02-navy-patent-room-temperature-superconductor.html

Privacy vs. “I Have Nothing to Hide” https://kevq.uk/privacy-vs-i-have-nothing-to-hide/

YouTube to limit ads for creators whose videos receive ’inappropriate comments’ https://twitter.com/TeamYouTube/status/1098756348626403328

This Startup Does Not Exist https://thisstartupdoesnotexist.com/hn

What Tesla’s Union-Busting Trial Means for the Rest of Silicon Valley (2018) https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/29/17914572/tesla-union-trial-silicon-valley-unionization-elon-musk

Apps Are Sharing Health and Finance Information with Facebook, Not Telling Users https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/22/18236398/facebook-mobile-apps-data-sharing-ads-health-fitness-privacy-violation

Download 400 Colouring Books by Museums and Libraries Based on Their Collections http://library.nyam.org/colorourcollections/

Architecting Waferscale Processors – A GPU Case Study [pdf] http://passat.crhc.illinois.edu/hpca19_cam.pdf

Security PSA: “Hidden” Content Is Readable in Shared, Readonly Google Sheets https://blog.andrewcantino.com/blog/2019/01/27/why-security-expectations-matter-google-sheets-hidden-content/

How An Investigation of Fake FCC Comments Snared a Prominent D.C. Media Firm https://gizmodo.com/how-an-investigation-of-fake-fcc-comments-snared-a-prom-1832788658

Jane Goodall: How Ending Poverty and Protecting the Environment Go Hand in Hand https://twitter.com/GlblCtzn/status/1098311926009028609

Three Principles of Data Science: Predictability, Computability, and Stability https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.08152

Build Modern HTML5 Desktop Apps in Go https://github.com/zserge/lorca

Microsoft Workers’ Letter Demands Company Drop Army HoloLens Contract https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/22/18236116/microsoft-hololens-army-contract-workers-letter

Observability for Your Microservices Using Kong and Kubernetes https://konghq.com/blog/observability-kubernetes-kong/

Why the National Debt Is the Wrong Problem to Care About http://devinhelton.com/why-the-national-debt-is-non-problem

Why Tooltips Are Terrible, and How to Better Design Them https://www.trychameleon.com/blog/why-tooltips-are-terrible-and-why-you-should-use-them

How to Make Your Organization Attractive to Engineering Talent https://www.codewithjason.com/make-organization-attractive-engineering-talent/

Show HN: Sendnoodz.io Spam Your Friends Noodles MMS for an Hour https://sendnoodz.io

Consumer Reports No Longer Recommends the Tesla Model 3 https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/21/tech/consumer-reports-tesla-model-3/index.html

2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty Debuts New ’Godzilla’ 7.3-Liter V8 https://www.foxnews.com/auto/2020-ford-f-series-super-duty-debuts-new-7-3-liter-v8

“Make the Worst Volume Control You Can Imagine” https://imgur.com/gallery/XOT47

Netflix – Extending Vector with EBPF to Inspect Host and Container Performance https://medium.com/netflix-techblog/extending-vector-with-ebpf-to-inspect-host-and-container-performance-5da3af4c584b

Is Haskell the Language of Geniuses and Academia? https://habr.com/en/post/441350/

Follow the Path of Least Resistance: An Oral History of ‘Office Space’ https://www.theringer.com/movies/2019/2/19/18228673/office-space-oral-history

Democratizing Chrome Extension Security https://duo.com/blog/crxcavator

Facebook Allowed Advertisers to Target Users Interested in Nazism https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/21/facebook-ad-targeting-nazi-leaders/

Show HN: Digital Therapy App for Depression Treatment https://flowneuroscience.com/wp2/app/

Awful Products That Succeeded (Sales-Wise) Because of Great Marketing (2018) https://capitalandgrowth.org/questions/853/what-are-some-awful-products-that-succeeded-becaus.html?src=hn-2-21

The Russian Sleuth Who Outs Moscow’s Elite Hackers and Assassins https://www.wired.com/story/roman-dobrokhotov-insider-russia-gru-bellingcat/

Show HN: Termpub – Epubreader for the Terminal https://github.com/mdom/termpub

Build Your Own ‘Medicare for All’ Plan. Beware: There Are Tough Choices https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/02/21/upshot/up-medicareforall.html

EA and Activision Blizzard CEOs Featured in ’The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs’ Report http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/337304/EA_and_Activision_Blizzard_CEOs_featured_in_The_100_Most_Overpaid_CEOs_report.php