HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-03-04
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The password “ji32k7au4a83” has been seen over a hundred times https://twitter.com/rqou_/status/1101331385632022528

First Confirmed Denisovan Skull Piece Found https://www.sapiens.org/evolution/denisovan-skull-found/

Facebook won’t let you opt-out of its phone number ‘look up’ setting https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/03/facebook-phone-number-look-up/

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

Scientists brew cannabis using hacked beer yeast https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00714-9

Python Data Science Handbook: Full Text in Jupyter Notebooks https://github.com/jakevdp/PythonDataScienceHandbook

China’s social network surveillance databases are apparently leaked to Internet https://mobile.twitter.com/0xDUDE/status/1101917885100945409

Amazon stops selling Dash buttons https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47416440

Serverless collaborative editor using CRDT https://thegeez.net/2019/03/03/serverless_collab.html

The Shutdown Problem: How Does a Blockchain System End? https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.07254

Lithium in drinking water and crimes, suicides related to drug addictions (1990) https://www.researchgate.net/publication/21455358

Google reveals “high severity” flaw in MacOS kernel https://www.neowin.net/news/google-reveals-high-severity-flaw-in-macos-kernel/

Ten Years of Using SPARK to Build CubeSat Nano Satellites with Students https://blog.adacore.com/ten-years-of-using-spark-to-build-cubesat-nano-satellites-with-students

Sourcebuster.js http://sbjs.rocks/#/

Designing a package manager from the ground up https://circleci.com/blog/designing-a-package-manager-from-the-ground-up/

Warren’s Abstract Machine: A Tutorial Reconstruction (1991) [pdf] http://wambook.sourceforge.net/wambook.pdf

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger FAQ http://buffettfaq.com/

WRF Official Repository – Weather Research and Forecasting https://github.com/wrf-model/WRF

California bullet train plan likely to run out of money before completion https://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-bullet-plan-challenges-20190303-story.html

Securing Update Propagation with Homomorphic Hashing [pdf] https://eprint.iacr.org/2019/227.pdf

Wayland McWayface (a tutorial compositor) on the JVM using jextract https://github.com/markehammons/Wayland-McWayface_JVM-edition

The Birthday Paradox – On Jupiter, and Beyond (2012) https://www.solipsys.co.uk/new/TheBirthdayParadox.html?sc03h

The computational geometry of deep rectifier networks https://keplerlounge.com/deep/learning/2019/03/03/self-organised-origami.html

Room Temperature Conversion of CO2 to Coal https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-08824-8

How to Draw a Startup That Looks Different from Other Startups https://www.subtraction.com/2019/02/26/how-to-draw-a-startup/

Bootstrapping Calculator: Do you have enough savings to fund your business? https://github.com/dvassallo/bootstrapping-calculator

India Loses Dogfight, and Questions Arise About Its ‘Vintage’ Military https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/03/world/asia/india-military-united-states-china.html

Case Study: Npm uses Rust for its CPU-bound bottlenecks [pdf] https://www.rust-lang.org/static/pdfs/Rust-npm-Whitepaper.pdf

How Are Function Components Different from Classes? https://overreacted.io/how-are-function-components-different-from-classes/

In job interviews, 100% of respondents willing to stretch the truth, study finds https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/job-interviews-honesty-1.5034623

Drug Companies and Doctors Battle over the Future of Fecal Transplants https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/03/health/fecal-transplants-fda-microbiome.html

Top books discussed on Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites https://bookinsider.gitlab.io/

Show HN: A tool to upload/download files from command line https://bashupload.com/

Pika: Making it easier to find, publish, install, and use modern packages on npm https://www.pikapkg.com/about

Cheatsheet for Sys Admins https://thedoc.eu.org/blog/cheatsheet/

Show HN: Clio Programming Language https://github.com/clio-lang/clio

The Life of a Comment Moderator for a Right-Wing Website https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/02/opinion/sunday/right-wing-site-comments.html

Facebook threatened to pull investment from EU and CAD if demands were not met https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-threatened-to-pull-investment-from-ireland-and-canada-2019-3

What you need may be “pipeline +Unix commands” only https://nanxiao.me/en/what-you-need-may-be-pipeline-unix-commands-only/

Show HN: PivotHelper, utility for generating Pivot tables and charts https://bjoernkw.github.io/PivotHelper/

Microsoft, Red Hat, Mozilla, EFF Urge Supreme Court to Scrap Oracle Patent Case https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/26/google_java_supreme_court/

Show HN: Exoplanets Data Visualisation Using D3.js https://exoplanetexplore.now.sh/

NIST 800-63B Digital Identity Guidelines https://pages.nist.gov/800-63-3/sp800-63b.html

Carpocalypse now: Lyft’s founders are right – we’re in the endgame for cars https://www.businessinsider.com/carpocalypse-cars-automobile-sales-data-us-europe-2019-3

Decision-Making: The Most Undervalued Skill in Software Engineering https://hackernoon.com/decision-making-the-most-undervalued-skill-in-software-engineering-f9b8e5835ca6

Listening to music ’significantly impairs’ creativity https://sciencesources.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/lu-hlt022619.php

You Can Negotiate a 3-Day Weekend: a book for devs who want a shorter workweek https://codewithoutrules.com/3dayweekend/

How Do Mixture Density RNNs Predict the Future? https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.07859

Probiotic-Based Sanitation Method Reduces Hospital Infections by 50% https://www.knowledge.unibocconi.eu/notizia.php?idArt=20448

Why Facebook and Google don’t care about their scandals–or you https://www.fastcompany.com/90303274/why-facebook-and-google-wont-change

What-the-pack: ultra-fast messagepack in JavaScript for Node.js and browsers https://github.com/davalapar/what-the-pack

UK weather: February temperature jump was incredible, says climate expert https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/mar/02/uk-temperature-jump-february-incredible-climate-weather-carbon

I’m Brian Fox, Author of the Bash Shell, and This Is How I Work (2017) https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2017/12/im-brian-fox-author-of-the-bash-shell-and-this-is-how-i-work/

Python Security Best Practices Cheat Sheet https://snyk.io/blog/python-security-best-practices-cheat-sheet/

Facebook privacy settings are about as effective as a close door elevator button https://m.imgur.com/a/jRegh0E

Achieve Warp Speed with Rust http://troubles.md/posts/rust-optimization/

NLP Research Breakthroughs You Can Apply to Your Business https://www.topbots.com/most-important-ai-nlp-research/

SpaceX Dragon ISS Docking in Progress https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21X5lGlDOfg

Show HN: Discord Bot Library Written in Emojicode https://github.com/MagnificentPako/plug

Dealing with absence of value in programming languages https://medium.com/@elizarov/dealing-with-absence-of-value-307b80534903

A useful block diagram showing that AI projects are simpler than you think https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6503546861817778176/

Show HN: DCGAN Face Generator https://github.com/gsurma/face_generator

Microsoft’s new tool to take a picture of a spreadsheet and import it into Excel https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/02/how-to-import-a-spreadsheet-into-excel-by-taking-a-picture-of-it.html

Facebook’s planned “cryptocurrency” – which almost certainly isn’t one https://davidgerard.co.uk/blockchain/2019/03/02/facebooks-planned-cryptocurrency-which-almost-certainly-isnt-one/

Facebook pressured Canada to ease up on data rules, U.K. reports say https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/facebook-canada-data-pressure-1.5041063