HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-03-06
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Ghidra, NSA’s reverse-engineering tool https://www.nsa.gov/ghidra

’I Want to Expose Google’s Mistakes’: Hacker Blamed for Big Android Fraud https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2017/06/18/google-android-hacker-claims-innocence-as-banking-trojans-spread/

JVM Anatomy Quarks: Compressed References https://shipilev.net/jvm/anatomy-quarks/23-compressed-references/

Graphene-Based Filter Purifies Salt Water for Drinking https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39482342

Let over Lambda – Common Lisp Book (2008) https://letoverlambda.com/

Achieving 100k connections per second with Elixir https://stressgrid.com/blog/100k_cps_with_elixir/

A surprisingly arcane little Unix shell pipeline example https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/unix/ShellPipelineIndeterminate

Autistic Burnout: The Cost of Masking and Passing (2017) https://boren.blog/2017/01/26/autistic-burnout-the-cost-of-coping-and-passing/

Oxide: A Formal Semantics for Rust https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.00982

Chunkwm – a tiling window manager for macOS https://koekeishiya.github.io/chunkwm

Sound waves transport a small amount of mass, according to theory https://physics.aps.org/articles/v12/23

Mammalian Near-IR Vision Through Injectable, Self-Powered Retinal Nanoantennae https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(19)30101-1#%20

From video game to day job: How ‘SimCity’ inspired a generation of city planners https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-simcity-inspired-urban-planners-20190305-story.html

Bare Metal STM32 Programming and a Quadcopters Awakening https://timakro.de/blog/bare-metal-stm32-programming/

Spoiler: Intel CPUs afflicted with simple data-spewing spec-exec vulnerability https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/05/spoiler_intel_processor_flaw/

Kraken, an Open Source Peer-to-Peer Docker Registry https://eng.uber.com/introducing-kraken/

Rare new kind of twins: boy and girl are semi-identical https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/semi-identical-twins-1.5036783

Digitally preview incoming USPS mail and packages https://informeddelivery.usps.com/box/pages/intro/start.action

Checkr (YC S14) is hiring engineers to build the future of online trust http://grnh.se/7cxyt81

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

Financial Independence: What If Passive Income Isn’t Necessary? https://danielvassallo.com/financial-independence/

Vulcanizer: A Library for Operating Elasticsearch https://githubengineering.com/vulcanizer-a-library-for-elasticsearch/

Show HN: Deep Work Hours https://pomodoro-80211.firebaseapp.com/

How to Quit Antidepressants: Slowly, Doctors Say https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/05/health/depression-withdrawal-drugs.html

Google Coral Edge TPU https://coral.withgoogle.com/

Introduction to Theoretical Computer Science https://introtcs.org

Seabed 2030 project aims to map the entire ocean floor https://seabed2030.gebco.net/

Debian Buster will only be 54% reproducible, while we could be at 90% https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2019/03/msg00017.html

WSJ: Compare median pay across 1000 US companies https://www.wsj.com/graphics/how-does-your-pay-stack-up/

VideoFlow: A Flow-Based Generative Model for Video https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.01434

Kakoune – A Modal Text Editor https://github.com/mawww/kakoune

Show HN: M4b-tool 0.3.3 – a tool to merge, split and chapterize audiobooks https://github.com/sandreas/m4b-tool/

SimFix: Automatically fix programs with existing patches from other projects https://github.com/xgdsmileboy/SimFix

Neurosexism: The myth that men and women have different brains https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00677-x

How badly are we being ripped off on eyewear? Former industry execs tell all https://www.latimes.com/business/lazarus/la-fi-lazarus-glasses-lenscrafters-luxottica-monopoly-20190305-story.html

Systems Software Research Is Irrelevant (2000) http://doc.cat-v.org/bell_labs/utah2000/

Google employees can’t just walk away from ethical tradeoffs like Dragonfly https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/05/google-dragonfly-tradeoffs/

Why We Don’t Like Our Underground House https://dengarden.com/misc/The-Pitfalls-of-an-Underground-House

Gen Studio – An experimental collaboration across The Met, Microsoft, and MIT https://gen.studio/

Coder (Visual Studio Code in browser) goes open source https://coder.com

Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Discovered in Visual Studio Code https://coocoor.com/advisory/cve/CVE-2019-0728

How’s that sprint going? ZenHub reporting and GitHub data will tell you https://www.zenhub.com/blog/zenhub-reporting-suite-github-insights

Zowe open source project: Now is the time to become a mainframe developer https://developer.ibm.com/code/2018/08/23/zowe-open-source-project-mainframe/

Spidermon: Scrapinghub’s Now Open Sourced Spider Monitoring Library https://blog.scrapinghub.com/spidermon-scrapy-spider-monitoring

The medium shapes the message: Printing and the rise of the arts and sciences https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0205771

Programming with Lazarus, a Brief Introduction https://www.getlazarus.org/learn/tutorials/intro/

Neural MMO – A Multiagent Game Environment https://blog.openai.com/neural-mmo/

Show HN: English and Spanish news articles summarizer algorithm with word clouds https://github.com/PhantomInsights/summarizer

Transactional Data Operations in PostgreSQL Using Common Table Expressions https://rob.conery.io/2018/08/13/transactional-data-operations-in-postgresql-using-common-table-expressions/

Show HN: Datarow.io – an easy to use data integration platform https://www.datarow.io

Intel CPUs afflicted with simple data-spewing spec-exec vulnerability https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/05/spoiler_intel_flaw/

Master the art of React state and props in 5 minutes https://blog.linguinecode.com/post/master-react-state-and-props

Corning is working to create bendable, thin glass http://www.wired.com/story/folding-phones-wait-for-glass

Tesla says New York incentive for non-proprietary chargers is “discriminatory” https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/03/tesla-asks-new-york-to-reconsider-incentive-for-non-proprietary-chargers/

A New Luxury Retreat Caters to Elderly Workers in Tech (Ages 30 and Up) https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/04/technology/modern-elder-resort-silicon-valley-ageism.html

Adi Shamir visa snub: the S in RSA blocked from his own RSA conf https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/05/rsa_cofounder_us_visa_row/

Show HN: tor_ssh.sh – One command to enable SSH access via Tor https://gitlab.com/grownetics/devops/blob/master/tor_ssh.sh

Implementation of Direct Segments on a RISC-V Processor (2018) [pdf] https://carrv.github.io/2018/papers/CARRV_2018_paper_4.pdf

Stable Filtering – Part 1 https://caseymuratori.com/blog_0035

In 1998, I helped convict two men of murder. I’ve regretted it ever since https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/03/juror-revisits-murder-trial-20-years-later.html

Maya ritual cave ‘untouched’ for 1k years stuns archaeologists https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/2019/03/maya-ritual-balamku-cave-stuns-archaeologists/

Google Launches I.MX8M Dev Board with Edge TPU AI Chip http://linuxgizmos.com/google-launches-i-mx8m-dev-board-with-edge-tpu-ai-chip/

OSS News: Fedora Project Signs “Affirmation of the Open Source Definition” https://opensource.org/OSD_Affirmation

What is it like working at a company after releasing a negatively-received game? https://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/ax9uyj/what_is_it_like_working_at_a_company_during_and/

How not to design a wire protocol http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=8254

Welding breakthrough could transform manufacturing https://phys.org/news/2019-03-welding-breakthrough.html

A New Luxury Retreat Caters to Elderly Workers in Tech (Ages 30 and Up) https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/04/technology/modern-elder-resort-silicon-valley-ageism.html

Apple’s Hollywood venture marred by ‘intrusive’ execs, including Tim Cook https://nypost.com/2019/03/03/appless-hollywood-venture-marred-by-intrusive-execs/

Bigger, Saltier, Heavier: Fast Food Since 1986 in 3 Simple Charts https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/03/business/fast-food-health-salt-calories-portions.html

Minecraft is getting a JavaScript runtime https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDjV1_ppF8Y

The sad state of font rendering on Linux https://pandasauce.org/post/linux-fonts/

Playing around with Elasticsearch and Linux man pages https://iridakos.com/tutorials/2018/04/12/elasticsearch-linux-man-pages

Explosive Packages Found at Heathrow, Waterloo and London City Airport https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-47457477

What’s the purpose of humanity if machines can learn ingenuity? https://www.wired.co.uk/article/marcus-du-sautoy-book-extract-creativity-code

Redditor learns hard truths about machine learning https://www.reddit.com/r/programmerhumor/comments/axi87h/_/ehtzp34

Building a Live Data Visualization in 4 Days Using Redis Pub/Sub https://heapanalytics.com/blog/engineering/data-virtualization-redis

Study shows what happens after blight is removed from Detroit neighborhoods https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2019/03/05/detroit-blight-demolitions-crime/3058171002/

Two years on, I’m still recovering from Breath of the Wild https://www.cnet.com/news/two-years-on-im-still-recovering-from-breath-of-the-wild/

Adi Shamir not permitted to RSA Conference due to lack of visa https://twitter.com/Laura_K_Bate/status/1102991077638717441

Lockheed Martin’s new fusion reactor might change humanity forever https://gizmodo.com/lockheed-martins-new-fusion-reactor-might-change-humani-1646578094/

Common Mistakes When Hiring Software Engineers https://blog.benroux.me/common-mistakes-when-hiring-software-engineers/

Median 1-Bedroom Rent in San Francisco Soars to Nearly $3,700 a Month https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/03/05/median-1-bedroom-rent-sf-3690-month-zumper/

Photographer Uses 150K Moon Photos to Reveal Its Hidden Colors https://petapixel.com/2019/03/04/photographer-uses-150k-moon-photos-to-reveal-its-hidden-colors/

Surfing, Schools and Jets: WeWork’s Bets Follow CEO Adam Neumann’s Passions https://www.wsj.com/articles/surfing-schools-and-jets-weworks-bets-follow-ceo-adam-neumanns-passions-11551787200

Batshit QAnon Book, Highest Ranked Politics Books on Amazon https://splinternews.com/batshit-qanon-book-is-currently-one-of-the-highest-rank-1833051949

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

Atlassian refuses service because “unable to confirm restricted party” https://twitter.com/mukhmustafa/status/1102954823018795008

T-Mobile admits it spent $195000 on Trump hotel while lobbying for Sprint merger https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/5/18251722/t-mobile-trump-hotel-washington-sprint-merger-lobbying

Goodbye passwords? WebAuthn is now an official web standard https://www.cnet.com/news/goodbye-passwords-webauthn-is-now-an-official-web-standard/

Live Discussion Between Joe Rogan and Jack Dorsey about Twitter Censorship https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZCBRHOg3PQ

The servers running robot Jibo, which raised –$76M, are being shut down forever https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/3/4/18250104/jibo-social-robot-server-shutdown-offline-dead

Let me tell you a little story about the American medical system, circa today https://twitter.com/ECMcLaughlin/status/1102349459747270656

Supreme Court rules unanimously in favor of Rimini in Oracle copyright suit https://www.zdnet.com/article/supreme-court-sides-with-rimini-street-orders-oracle-to-pay-litigation-costs/

Show HN: Spotup – Learn about any landmark by simply pointing your phone at it https://www.spotupapp.com

Wristwatch heart monitors might save your life–and change medicine, too https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612929/wristwatch-heart-monitors-might-save-your-lifeand-change-medicine-too/

Last month, we called Zuckerberg a moron. He’s a fscking disgrace https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/01/facebook_teentracking_app/

EU regulation makes it impossible to install custom firmware on embedded devices https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-6621038_en

Show HN: Git Webhooks on AWS interactive architecture diagram https://app.ilograph.com/Git%20Webhooks%20on%20AWS

One More Time, with Big Data: Measles Vaccine Doesn’t Cause Autism https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/05/health/measles-vaccine-autism.html

I was a contract worker in Google’s caste system–and it wasn’t pretty https://qz.com/1494111/googles-caste-system-is-bad-for-workers-and-bad-for-google-too/