HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-03-01
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YouTube bans comments on all videos of children https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47408969

Cheap renewables won’t stop global warming, says Bill Gates (2018) https://energy.stanford.edu/news/cheap-renewables-won-t-stop-global-warming-says-bill-gates

A community-driven port of Emacs to Rust https://github.com/remacs/remacs

Gif2xlsx – Convert GIFs to Excel files https://github.com/pugwonk/gif2xlsx/blob/master/README.md

Facial Recognition for Pigs – China’s Tech Firms Are Mapping Pig Faces https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/24/business/china-pig-technology-facial-recognition.html

California’s San Bernardino County restricts construction of solar, wind farms https://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-san-bernardino-solar-renewable-energy-20190228-story.html

Pagedraw is shutting down and going open source https://pagedraw.io/

Bash Completion from JSON Fields https://github.com/antonmedv/fx-completion

License Plate Detection Without Machine Learning https://sod.pixlab.io/articles/license-plate-detection.html

Redesigning GitHub Repository Page http://tonsky.me/blog/github-redesign/

A true Decentralized Forum: CovenantForum https://github.com/CovenantSQL/CovenantForum

500M-year-old worm ’superhighway’ discovered in Canada https://phys.org/news/2019-02-million-year-old-worm-superhighway-canada.html

Announcing the Erlang Ecosystem Foundation https://erlef.org/

Show HN: XPress Compress v1.0 – A config-less compression algorithm https://github.com/zelon88/xPress

Starcity (YC S16) Is Looking for a Senior Back End Software Engineer https://starcity.com/careers/2f0058c7-b3ab-4538-8366-7f7d95118227

Uyghurs in Xinjiang – Onward to the Inevitable https://unintendedconsequenc.es/uyghurs-xinjiang-onward-to-the-inevitable/

Dockcross: Cross compiling toolchains in Docker images https://github.com/dockcross/dockcross#dockcross

Quilc: An optimizing quantum compiler written in Common Lisp https://github.com/rigetti/quilc

Implications of Rewriting a Browser Component in Rust https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/02/rewriting-a-browser-component-in-rust/

Long-Range Robotic Navigation via Automated Reinforcement Learning https://ai.googleblog.com/2019/02/long-range-robotic-navigation-via.html

Hy: A Dialect of Clojure Embedded in Python http://docs.hylang.org/en/stable/quickstart.html

Topological methods for unsupervised learning problems [video] https://slideslive.com/38913519/topological-approaches-for-unsupervised-learning

How the Icefish Got Its Transparent Blood and See-Through Skull https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/science/antarctic-blackfin-icefish-genome.html

Gomacro: Interactive Go interpreter and debugger with generics and macros https://github.com/cosmos72/gomacro#gomacro---interactive-go-interpreter-and-debugger-with-generics-and-macros

Ethereum’s Constantinople upgrade: a success – developer and community reaction https://decryptmedia.com/5445/ethereum-hard-fork-constantinople-upgrade

Let’s LISP like it’s 1959 [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGY3uBHVVr4

Did Strava copy its mobile route builder from another app? https://cyclingtips.com/2019/02/did-strava-copy-its-mobile-route-builder-from-another-app/

The World Is Losing Fish to Eat as Oceans Warm, Study Finds https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/climate/fish-climate-change.html

Sub-Acute Effects of Psilocybin on Empathy, Creative Thinking https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02791072.2019.1580804

Facebook and Telegram Are Hoping to Succeed Where Bitcoin Failed https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/technology/cryptocurrency-facebook-telegram.html

GrapesJS – Free and Open Source Web Builder Framework https://grapesjs.com/

Show HN: Expensive Chat – Pay one cent per letter https://expensive.chat

Google employees pushing for nationwide legislation banning forced arbitration https://www.recode.net/2019/2/28/18244755/forced-arbitration-employees-google-walkout-activists-congress

Ruby CVE-2018-8778 Arbitrary Memory Disclosure Vulnerability https://coocoor.com/advisory/cve/CVE-2018-8778

Liberapay – A recurrent donations platform https://liberapay.com/

Solar and wind met nearly 9% of U.S. power demand in 2018 https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2019/02/28/solar-wind-met-over-9-of-u-s-power-demand-in-2018/

All Medium paywalled stories now free, unmetered when you’re coming from Twitter https://twitter.com/ev/status/1100899021621583872

Show HN: A Simple Resume Generator https://hire-clio.now.sh

Hall effect becomes viscous in graphene https://phys.org/news/2019-02-hall-effect-viscous-graphene.html

How I’m still not using GUIs in 2019: A guide to the terminal https://www.lucasfcosta.com/2019/02/10/terminal-guide-2019.html

Carnap, Quine and the Fate of Metaphysics (1997) [pdf] http://prce.hu/w/preprints/CarnapQuine.pdf

The hard part in becoming a command line wizard https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2019/02/18/command-line-wizard/

Toxiproxy: A framework for simulating network conditions https://github.com/Shopify/toxiproxy

Postage Stamps from Bhutan That Double as Playable Vinyl Records (2015) http://www.openculture.com/2015/10/postage-stamps-from-bhutan-that-double-as-playable-vinyl-records.html

Show HN: Gossipr.io – Ephemerial and Linkable Group Chats https://gossipr.io

Tesla finally launches base Model 3 for $35,000 with shorter range https://electrek.co/2019/02/28/tesla-model-3-standard-battery-interior/

The concept of probability is not as simple as you think – Aeon https://aeon.co/ideas/the-concept-of-probability-is-not-as-simple-as-you-think

Writing User Space Network Drivers https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.10664

Still Not Fixed: Taking over 20K DigitalOcean Domains via Lax Domain System https://thehackerblog.com/floating-domains-taking-over-20k-digitalocean-domains-via-a-lax-domain-import-system/

Bell cuts phone service to family struggling to pay surprise $1,800 bill https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/bell-phone-service-wireless-code-family-bill-1.5035728

Discarded smart lightbulbs reveal your WiFi passwords, stored in the clear https://boingboing.net/2019/01/29/fiat-lux.html

Tesla starts charging $7k to add Full Self-Driving features https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/28/tesla-autopilot-full-self-driving-tiers/

Apple moves to store iCloud keys in China, raising human rights fears https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-apple-icloud-insight-idUSKCN1G8060

Euboea – simple, fast, AOT-compiled programming language https://github.com/KrzysztofSzewczyk/Euboea

Fix It Already – EFF Campaign https://fixitalready.eff.org/

Rembrandt in the Blood: An Obsessive Aristocrat, Rediscovered Paintings https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/27/magazine/rembrandt-jan-six.html

AI for everyone course by Andrew Ng https://www.coursera.org/learn/ai-for-everyone

Amazon wants to sell “every genuine product in the world.” That’s a mistake https://www.recode.net/2019/2/28/18168354/amazon-marketplace-prime-counterfeit-goods-fake-reviews

Revolut insiders reveal the human cost of a fintech unicorn’s wild rise https://www.wired.co.uk/article/revolut-trade-unions-labour-fintech-politics-storonsky

Hyperscan: A Fast Multi-Pattern Regex Matcher for Modern CPUs [pdf] https://www.usenix.org/system/files/nsdi19-wang-xiang.pdf

Mises on the Difference Between Entrepreneurs and Managers https://mises.org/wire/ludwig-von-mises-difference-between-entrepreneurs-and-managers

Heaven’s Vault is a game about translating an ancient alien language (2018) https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/3/17192520/heavens-vault-game-language-translation-pc-ps4

PostgreSQL BRIN indexes: performance for big data with minimal storage https://info.crunchydata.com/blog/postgresql-brin-indexes-big-data-performance-with-minimal-storage

As Tension Escalated Between India and Pakistan, Misinformation Spread Online https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/pranavdixit/india-and-pakistan-were-on-the-brink-of-war-but-a-full

Disability Rights Advocate Dies After Insurance Co. Denied Her Necessary Meds https://jezebel.com/disability-rights-advocate-carrie-ann-lucas-dies-after-1832933366

GTK Dev: Moving from Mailing Lists to Discourse https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gtk-devel-list/2019-February/msg00001.html

Honda shows the near-final version of its compact electric car https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/27/honda-e-prototype/

Brewers yeast genetically modified to produce THC and CBD https://boingboing.net/2019/02/28/yeast-are-genetically-modified.html

The world’s easiest introduction to WebAssembly https://medium.com/@martinolsansky/webassembly-with-golang-is-fun-b243c0e34f02

Google, Microsoft, and Big Tech Are Automating the Climate Crisis https://gizmodo.com/how-google-microsoft-and-big-tech-are-automating-the-1832790799

Tesla will close most of its stores and only sell cars online https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/28/18245296/tesla-stores-closing-online-only-car-sales

Stabilising Experience Replay for Deep Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning https://parnian.ghost.io/understanding-stabilising-experience-replay-for-deep-multi-agent-reinforcement-learning/

Gendered on-ramps are important to get women into software development http://www.smashcompany.com/philosophy/gendered-on-ramps-are-important-to-get-women-into-software-development

Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/07/opinion/sunday/girls-school-confidence.html

Politics are tearing tech companies apart, says a new survey https://www.fastcompany.com/90313045/politics-are-tearing-tech-companies-apart-says-new-survey

CSS Working Group Adds Many Math Functions https://twitter.com/bdc/status/1100921258839953408

Cyber-Mercenary Groups Shouldn’t Be Trusted in the Browser or Anywhere Else https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/02/cyber-mercenary-groups-shouldnt-be-trusted-your-browser-or-anywhere-else

Is fasting safe? A review of adverse events during water-only fasting (2018) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5819235/

Bill Gates: I’ve paid $10B in taxes. I should have paid more. – Vox https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/2/27/18243183/bill-gates-foundation-reddit-ama-billionaire-taxes

Uber Drivers discuss giving 1-star ratings to passengers who don’t tip https://uberpeople.net/threads/uber-tipping.313017/

Tesla – Great things are launching at 2pm https://www.tesla.com/soon#travis

OpenSSL Security Advisory: 0-byte record padding oracle https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20190226.txt