HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-03-02
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SpaceX Live Feed: Crew Demo 1 https://www.spacex.com/webcast

Truffle: Finds business deductions in your personal spending history https://www.gotruffle.com/

An Alternative to the American Way of Innovation [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S39fhrGjr4U

Millions of Binaries Later: A Look into Linux Hardening in the Wild https://capsule8.com/blog/millions-of-binaries-later-a-look-into-linux-hardening-in-the-wild/

HN-like math research discussion for Ph.D.s https://www.hessix.com

Teardown: Casper’s Clever Little Nightlight https://blog.bolt.io/casper-glow-e4f8819376d7

Deep Learning to Federated Learning in 10 Lines of PyTorch and PySyft https://blog.openmined.org/upgrade-to-federated-learning-in-10-lines/

PGHoard – PostgreSQL backup and restore service for cloud object storages https://github.com/aiven/pghoard/

A Woman Who Harvested a Two-Acre Wheat Field Off Wall Street (2018) https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/14/t-magazine/agnes-denes-art.html

Money Out of Nowhere: How Internet Marketplaces Unlock Economic Wealth http://abovethecrowd.com/2019/02/27/money-out-of-nowhere-how-internet-marketplaces-unlock-economic-wealth/

Steps to Building an Engineering Competency Matrix https://circleci.com/blog/7-steps-to-building-an-engineering-competency-matrix/

Nietzsche Family Circus http://www.nietzschefamilycircus.com

Illustrating Shadows http://illustratingshadows.com/

Why American Revolutionaries Admired the Rebels of Mysore (2016) https://aeon.co/essays/why-american-revolutionaries-admired-the-rebels-of-mysore

Static cross and native musl-based toolchains http://musl.cc/

He Was Part of a Twitter Mob That Attacked YA Novelists. Then It Turned on Him https://reason.com/archives/2019/02/28/he-was-part-of-a-twitter-mob-that-attack/

Transparent Logs for Skeptical Clients https://research.swtch.com/tlog

Who Are Online, Recruited by Advertisers and 4 Years Old? Kidfluencers https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/01/business/media/social-media-influencers-kids.html

Khirret: Pollen-based candy comes from the marshes of southern Iraq https://www.atlasobscura.com/foods/khirret-iraqi-marsh-pollen-candy

Facebook admits 18% of Research spyware users were teens, not 5% https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/28/facebook-research-teens/

Show HN: Croissant, a Lua REPL and Debugger https://github.com/giann/croissant

Tesla driver again dies in crash with trailer, Autopilot not yet ruled out https://electrek.co/2019/03/01/tesla-driver-crash-truck-trailer-autopilot/

Richard Feynman’s Extraordinary Letter to His Departed Wife https://www.brainpickings.org/2017/10/17/richard-feynman-arline-letter/

Re2c: A free and open-source lexer generator for C and C++ http://re2c.org/

Database Leak Gives Us a Window into China’s Digital Surveillance State https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/massive-database-leak-gives-us-window-chinas-digital-surveillance-state

PG&E Says Its Equipment Was Probable ‘Ignition Point’ of Camp Fire https://www.wsj.com/articles/pg-e-records-10-5-billion-charge-related-to-camp-fire-11551363969

Minimum Viable Personality (2011) https://avc.com/2011/09/minimum-viable-personality/

AutoML toolkit for neural architecture search and hyper-parameter tuning https://github.com/Microsoft/nni

Amazon’s Project Zero will let brands remove fake product listings https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/28/18244603/amazon-project-zero-counterfeit-listing-remove-products

Accepting Bitcoin as a Small Business – 4 Years In, No Customers https://seymour-locksmiths.co.uk/bitcoin-locksmith/

LittlevGL – A High-Level Micropython GUI Library https://blog.littlevgl.com/2019-02-20/micropython-bindings

Roundup found in 95% of studied beers and wines https://bigthink.com/surprising-science/roundup-beer-wine

Show HN: csvdiff – a fast diff tool for comparing CSV files https://github.com/aswinkarthik/csvdiff

Fact-checking chatbot “Meiyu” shuts down dubious family texts https://www.wsj.com/articles/know-it-all-robot-shuts-down-dubious-family-texts-11551370040

Nobody Likes the “Idea Guy” https://www.riskology.co/idea-guy/

Interpreter for a simple Lisp, Written in Prolog https://github.com/triska/lisprolog

W3schools.dev Redirects to Mozilla Developer Network http://w3schools.dev

Baidu open sourced new AI algorithm that can predict lesion geometry on CT scans http://research.baidu.com/Blog/index-view?id=111

AdNauseam – clicking ads so you don’t have to https://adnauseam.io/

A strange-looking fish washed up on a California beach https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/28/us/hoodwinker-sunfish-north-america-trnd/index.html

Finnish breaks natural language processors https://twitter.com/joose_rajamaeki/status/1096397000520749056

Amazon Web Services CEO: We’re a $30b revenue business in the ‘early stages’ https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/28/amazon-cloud-ceo-we-have-a-30-billion-run-rate-in-our-early-stages.html

How to Understand Developing Native, Hybrid and Progressive Web Apps https://creatorsneverdie.com/blog/item?q=the-cost-of-developing-native-hyrbid-progressive-web-apps

Hyundai’s Kona EV is the car you didn’t know you were waiting for https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/01/2019-hyundai-kona-ev-car-review

Generate secret colors for emails so your users don’t get phished https://github.com/turbomaze/colorful-phish

Saudi Arabia ends purge after recovering $100bn from princes and businessmen https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/01/31/saudi-arabia-ends-purge-recovering-100bn-princes-businessmen/

Russia confirms US cybercommand cyberattack; RAID controllers destroyed https://blog.lukaszolejnik.com/target-confirming-an-offensive-cyber-operation-2/

Does Windows 10’s telemetry include sending *.doc files if Word crashed? https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/204530/does-windows-10s-telemetry-include-sending-docs-if-word-crashed

Revolut CFO resigns following money laundering controversy https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/01/revolut-cfo-peter-ohiggins-resigns/

The We Company just laid off 3% of its staff https://www.fastcompany.com/90314580/wework-layoffs

Show HN: Graphite V2 – Cross protocol decentralized productivity suite https://app.graphitedocs.com

Deep Spreadsheets with ExcelNet http://www.deepexcel.net/

The CIA’s Phoenix Checklist for Thinking about Problems https://boingboing.net/2019/02/28/heres-the-cias-phoenix-c.html

Kurt Gödel’s Letter to John von Neumann (1956) [pdf] http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~aada/courses/15251s15/www/notes/godel-letter.pdf

The Electoral College Is the Greatest Threat to Our Democracy http://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/opinion/the-electoral-college.html

6 things to make board meetings more productive (Mark Suster) https://www.inc.com/mark-suster/startup-board-meeting-prepare-plan-agenda.html

Large scale GAN training for high fidelity natural image synthesis https://blog.acolyer.org/2019/03/01/large-scale-gan-training-for-high-fidelity-natural-image-synthesis/

Show HN: KubeVault – Tools for Running HashiCorp Vault on Kubernetes https://github.com/kubevault/docs/blob/master/docs/concepts/what-is-kubevault.md

Exploring bias in word embeddings – 7 Academic papers https://gist.github.com/mrb/cb4fcfc3529e12317b884d2f59203729

Apple Is Working on Future Products That Will Blow Your Away--Tim Cook https://www.macrumors.com/2019/03/01/tim-cook-apple-investors-meeting/

Stop Taking Car Buying Advice from Professional Millionaires https://jalopnik.com/stop-taking-car-buying-advice-from-professional-million-1832966618

Top Breakthroughs for 2019 Curated by Bill Gates https://www.technologyreview.com/lists/technologies/2019/

Internet Shame Culture Makes the World Worse for Neurodiversity https://medium.com/@CM30/how-shame-culture-makes-the-internet-worse-for-neurodiversity-8b3a3c58595f

GBoards – A Trello Like Angular Application https://github.com/StereoPT/gBoards

Moving our privacy advocacy forward to protect Australia and you https://fastmail.blog/2019/02/28/aabill-and-fastmail/

10 years of remote working. This is what I have learned so far https://dev.to/mpermar/10-years-of-remote-working-this-is-what-i-have-learned-so-far-21l9

New to PHP 7.4: Null Coalescing Assignment https://codular.com/php-7-4-null-coalescing-assignment-operator

Python in Visual Studio Code adds a new test explorer with auto-discovery https://devblogs.microsoft.com/python/python-in-visual-studio-code-february-2019-release/

Link between health spending and life expectancy: US is an outlier (2017) https://ourworldindata.org/the-link-between-life-expectancy-and-health-spending-us-focus

First Randomized Trial on Parachutes Finds They Are Not Safer Than No Parachute https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d3m5d7/are-parachutes-safe-skydiving-deaths-randomized-controlled-trial

40% of malicious URLs were found on good domains https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2019/03/01/malicious-urls-good-domains/

Printing the human genome on punched tape https://blog.mattbierner.com/dna-print/

Fintech firms SoFi and Robinhood offer “free” stock trading. What’s the catch? https://qz.com/1560010/is-sofi-invests-brokerage-service-really-free/

As calls for a wealth tax grow, here’s how wide the wealth gap is https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/ultra-wealthy-americans-wealth-tax-proposals-2019-n976396

HR experts share the skills they say employees will most need in the future https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/01/hr-experts-share-the-skills-employees-will-most-need-in-the-future.html

Amazon’s press-to-order Dash buttons are officially discontinued https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/28/18245315/amazon-dash-buttons-discontinued

GraphQL with Golang: A Deep Dive from Basics to Advanced https://medium.freecodecamp.org/deep-dive-into-graphql-with-golang-d3e02a429ac3

Procedurally Generating Hydraulically Eroded Terrain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaXk97ujbPQ

Full-stack developers are in fact stuck at mid-level. Don’t go down that path https://habr.com/en/post/436596/

Vim.dev is redirected to Emacs website https://vim.dev

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

The CEO of RevolutApp on Slack: “Why Aren’t You Working on Weekends?” https://twitter.com/phillipcaudell/status/1101081229351415808

Cuomo Speaks With Bezos, Hints of ‘Other Ways’ to Clear Path for Amazon’s Return https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/nyregion/amazon-hq2-nyc.html