HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-02-27
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Redis Turns 10 – How it started with a single post on Hacker News https://redislabs.com/blog/redis-turns-10/

k3s – Lightweight Kubernetes https://k3s.io

Amazon Personalize: Real-Time recommendation, based on tech used at Amazon.com https://aws.amazon.com/personalize/

Nginx 1.15.9 adds support for dynamic certificate loading http://mailman.nginx.org/pipermail/nginx-announce/2019/000231.html

FTC Brings First Case Challenging Fake Paid Reviews on an Indie Retail Website https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2019/02/ftc-brings-first-case-challenging-fake-paid-reviews-independent

Taxing Uber and Lyft rides is L.A’s latest plan to free up congested roads https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-uber-tax-los-angeles-20190226-story.html

Pi-Hole – A black hole for Internet advertisements https://github.com/pi-hole/pi-hole

Zeus Is Hiring Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Operations, etc. https://jobs.lever.co/zeus

Nadella: Microsoft will sell war tech to democracies to “protect freedoms” https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/02/nadella-microsoft-will-sell-war-tech-to-democracies-to-protect-freedoms/

Additively manufacturable micro-mechanical logic gates https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-08678-0

Show HN: Visual Studio Code for Chromebooks and Raspberry Pi https://code.headmelted.com

Show HN: AdaBound, an optimizer that trains as fast as Adam and as good as SGD https://github.com/Luolc/AdaBound

The Unscalable, Deadlock-Prone, Thread Pool https://pvk.ca/Blog/2019/02/25/the-unscalable-thread-pool/

Find Files (Ff) – File Search Utility in Rust https://github.com/vishaltelangre/ff

Keeping the Keck Telescopes Running http://darkerview.com/wordpress/?p=25813

WAL-G – fast archival and restoration for PostgreSQL https://github.com/wal-g/wal-g

California keeps a secret list of criminal cops, but says you can’t have it https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2019/02/26/california-keeps-a-secret-list-of-criminal-cops-but-says-you-cant-have-it/

Show HN: Zero – A fast, zero-configuration server for React, Node.js, Markdown https://zeroserver.io/

Dori-Mic and the Universal Machine https://www.dori-mic.org

MakerLisp Machine https://cpmaker.com

Cloudflare expands its government warrant canaries https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/26/cloudflare-warrant-canary/

Environment Variables: For and Against https://gist.github.com/telent/9742059

The most popular docker images each contain at least 30 vulnerabilities https://snyk.io/blog/top-ten-most-popular-docker-images-each-contain-at-least-30-vulnerabilities/

Discerning the Origins of the Negritos, First Sundaland People https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5597900/

Is Elon Musk trying to commit ‘suicide by SEC’ by taunting the agency? https://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-elon-musk-sec-contempt-20190226-story.html

Running a Bakery on Emacs and PostgreSQL https://bofh.org.uk/2019/02/25/baking-with-emacs/

Wonderful Python3 Library for working with webpages’ semantic content https://newspaper.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

Machine learning can boost the value of wind energy https://deepmind.com/blog/machine-learning-can-boost-value-wind-energy/

Spinning Up in Deep RL – Workshop Review https://blog.openai.com/spinning-up-in-deep-rl-workshop-review/

Show HN: Archie – Easy cross-compilation for busy developers https://github.com/headmelted/archie

80 Characters per Line Is a Standard Worth Sticking to Even Today https://nickjanetakis.com/blog/80-characters-per-line-is-a-standard-worth-sticking-to-even-today

Discord’s OAuth permission prompt has joke permissions creating a confusing UX https://twitter.com/_ruby/status/1100636502218833921

Congresswoman questions Equifax CEO about data breach https://twitter.com/chadloder/status/1100459600824815617

Microsoft has open sourced their Front end Bootcamp training materials https://github.com/Microsoft/frontend-bootc

Create a Clockwork Mechanical Camera for Venus https://challenge.gov/a/buzz/challenge/67/ideas/top

The wonderfully weird world of Shintaro Kago, manga outsider https://www.huckmag.com/art-and-culture/manga-artist-interview-shintaro-kago/

History of Iterative and Incremental Development (2014) http://wiki.c2.com/?HistoryOfIterative

Distroverify 1.0 released, the ultimate tool to verify ISO’s https://github.com/emilengler/distroverify

Showing the world how real soy sauce is supposed to taste http://www.bbc.com/travel/gallery/20190225-a-750-year-old-japanese-secret

A Book about Qt5 https://qmlbook.github.io

Source-to-Source Compiler (Transpiler) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Source-to-source_compiler

Show HN: KeyDB – A Multithreaded Fork of Redis https://github.com/JohnSully/KeyDB

A curated list of web-app firewall (WAF) stuff https://github.com/0xInfection/Awesome-WAF

FileSend – Simple open source client side encrypted file sharing service https://filesend.standardnotes.org/

Consumer Data Privacy Hearings Without Enough Consumer Data Privacy Advocates https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/02/more-consumer-data-privacy-hearings-without-enough-consumer-data-privacy-advocates

Military wants to power bases with small nuclear reactors https://futurism.com/physicists-horrified-militarys-portable-nuclear-reactor/

Surveillance firm asks Mozilla to be included in Firefox’s certificate whitelist https://www.zdnet.com/article/surveillance-firm-asks-mozilla-to-be-included-in-firefoxs-certificate-whitelist/

Cask: A Scala HTTP Micro-Framework Inspired by Python’s Flask http://www.lihaoyi.com/cask/

New browser attack lets hackers run bad code even after users leave a web page https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-browser-attack-lets-hackers-run-bad-code-even-after-users-leave-a-web-page/

Hyper-G, a protocol that wanted to fix HTTP in 1995 https://much.isds.tugraz.at/projects/hyper-g/9.htm/

The tech giant fighting anti-vaxxers isn’t Twitter or Facebook. It’s Pinterest https://www.fastcompany.com/90310970/the-tech-giant-fighting-anti-vaxxers-isnt-twitter-or-facebook-its-pinterest

Intel’s neuro guru slams deep learning: ‘it’s not learning’ https://www.zdnet.com/article/intels-neuro-guru-slams-deep-learning-its-not-actually-learning/

Orange Pi 3 review: A Raspberry Pi rival that’s a serious disappointment https://www.techrepublic.com/article/orange-pi-3-review-a-raspberry-pi-rival-thats-a-serious-disappointment/

Show HN: Bypassing ad blockers for Google Analytics https://analytics-bypassing-adblockers.netlify.com/

Semantics-Aware Code Generation to Find Vulnerabilities in JavaScript Engines https://daramg.gift/paper/han-ndss2019.pdf

The Unscalable, Deadlock-Prone, Thread Pool https://www.pvk.ca/Blog/2019/02/25/the-unscalable-thread-pool/

Thinking of Self-Studying Machine Learning? Remind Yourself of These Things https://hackernoon.com/thinking-of-self-studying-machine-learning-remind-yourself-of-these-6-things-b55a5f2b6c7d

Governor and mayor say weed tax and congestion pricing will fund NYC subways https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/26/cuomo-de-blasio-say-weed-tax-and-congestion-pricing-will-fund-nyc-subways.html

EU elections 2019: We will only vote for politicians who vote against Article 13 https://pledge2019.eu

Asking these three questions will help you see through purpose-washing https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/you-cant-answer-3-questions-your-startups-social-impact-piotr-drozd/

A court official failed to click a box – and a witness paid with his life https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/02/22/court-official-failed-click-box-witness-paid-with-his-life/

Nasa Study: Human Activity in China and India Dominates the Greening of Earth https://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/human-activity-in-china-and-india-dominates-the-greening-of-earth-nasa-study-shows

Boarding Passenger Arrested Sued After Tossing Coins in Jet Engine for Good Luck http://thedrive.com/news/26641/passenger-arrested-sued-after-tossing-coins-in-jet-engine-for-good-luck-while-boarding

USB-If Confusingly Merges USB 3.0 and USB 3.1 Under New USB 3.2 Branding https://www.macrumors.com/2019/02/26/usb-3-2-branding-changes/

DrainerBot infected apps play invisible videos to drain your data https://www.zdnet.com/article/drainerbot-ad-fraud-scam-causes-infected-apps-to-use-over-10gb-a-month/

Plain wrong: Millions of utility customers’ passwords stored in plain text https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/02/plain-wrong-millions-of-utility-customers-passwords-stored-in-plain-text/

Most upvoted HN posts on bootstrapping https://find.xyz/map/most-upvoted-hn-posts-on-bootstrapping

An Introduction to Go (CERN) - Why and how to write good Go code https://speakerdeck.com/campoy/an-introduction-to-go-cern

Startup maestro dupes Alabama town through network of lies https://apnews.com/897c540ddfb647e6971bd77d6b12e305

Show HN: pdscan – Scan Your Data Stores for Unencrypted Personal Data https://ankane.org/introducing-pdscan

What can a technologist do about climate change? (2015) http://worrydream.com/ClimateChange/?m=1

Drowned out by the algorithm: Pro-vaccine advocates struggle to be heard online https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/drowned-out-algorithm-pro-vaccination-advocates-struggle-be-heard-online-n976321

New-Age Bullshit Generator (2014) http://sebpearce.com/bullshit/

Breakthrough: US Military Files Patent for Room-Temperature Superconductor https://futurism.com/room-temperature-superconductor-patent/

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

SEC Says Elon Musk Violated Settlement, Asks Judge to Hold Him in Contempt https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-sec-settlement-twitter-contempt-2019-2