HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-03-07
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Firefox to add Tor Browser anti-fingerprinting technique called letterboxing https://www.zdnet.com/article/firefox-to-add-tor-browser-anti-fingerprinting-technique-called-letterboxing/

Seven Unix Commands Every Data Scientist Should Know http://neowaylabs.github.io/programming/unix-shell-for-data-scientists/

APL – A Glimpse of Heaven (2006) http://vector.org.uk/art10011550

Experts cracked laptop of crypto CEO who died with $137M, but the money was gone https://www.businessinsider.com/crypto-ceo-died-with-passwords-to-137-million-but-the-money-is-gone-2019-3

Spritestack – 3D pixelart editor based on sprite stacking technique https://spritestack.io/

Ecosia – the search engine that plants trees https://www.ecosia.org/

Amazon to Shut All U.S. Pop-Up Stores as It Rethinks Physical Retail Strategy https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-to-shut-all-u-s-pop-up-stores-as-it-rethinks-physical-retail-strategy-11551902178

Microservices, Containers and Kubernetes in Ten Minutes https://gravitational.com/blog/microservices-containers-kubernetes/

Viewing Matrices and Probability as Graphs https://www.math3ma.com/blog/matrices-probability-graphs

Tesla – Introducing V3 Supercharging https://www.tesla.com/blog/introducing-v3-supercharging

Capturing bacteria that eat and breathe electricity https://news.wsu.edu/2019/03/05/capturing-bacteria-eat-breathe-electricity/

CVE-2019-1543: OpenSSL: ChaCha20-Poly1305 with long nonces https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20190306.txt

Cracking the mystery of egg shape https://vis.sciencemag.org/eggs/

Tapering of SSRI treatment to mitigate withdrawal symptoms https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(19)30032-X/fulltext

Implementing a Neural Network from Scratch in Python https://victorzhou.com/blog/intro-to-neural-networks/

The World’s Last Blockbuster Has No Plans to Close. Here’s Why It’s Still Open https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/06/business/the-worlds-last-blockbuster-has-no-plans-to-close-heres-why-its-still-open.html

NSA’s top policy advisor: It’s time to start putting teeth in cyber deterrence https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/03/nsas-top-policy-advisor-its-time-to-start-putting-teeth-in-cyber-deterrence/

Owl Feathers and Flight (2015) https://www.owlpages.com/owls/articles.php?a=7

Japanese police charge 13-year-old for sharing ’unclosable popup’ prank online https://www.zdnet.com/article/japanese-police-charge-13-year-old-for-sharing-unclosable-popup-prank-online/

Pachyderm Raises $10M and Is Looking for a Lead Enterprise UI Designer https://jobs.lever.co/pachyderm/

Chinese Hackers Target Universities in Pursuit of Maritime Military Secrets https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinese-hackers-target-universities-in-pursuit-of-maritime-military-secrets-11551781800

SMoTherSpectre: Transient execution attacks through port contention https://nebelwelt.net/blog/20190306-SMoTherSpectre.html

In-Memory Computing Challenges Come into Focus https://semiengineering.com/challenges-emerge-for-in-memory-computing/

The Great Tree-List Recursion Problem http://cslibrary.stanford.edu/109/TreeListRecursion.html

Specialized feathers of the owl enable near-silent flight https://asknature.org/strategy/wing-feathers-enable-near-silent-flight/#.XICfrriIaUk

Mark Zuckerberg Is Trying to Play You – Again https://theintercept.com/2019/03/06/facebook-mark-zuckerberg-privacy/

24/192 Music Downloads and why they make no sense (2012) https://people.xiph.org/~xiphmont/demo/neil-young.html

Show HN: Pipe To Me – Stream data over HTTP using curl https://github.com/jpschroeder/pipe-to-me

A Password-Storage Field Study with Freelance Developers [pdf] https://net.cs.uni-bonn.de/fileadmin/user_upload/naiakshi/Naiakshina_Password_Study.pdf

The study on climate-induced collapse they thought you should not read – yet https://jembendell.wordpress.com/2018/07/26/the-study-on-collapse-they-thought-you-should-not-read-yet/

Sleep increases chromosome dynamics, reducing cumulative DNA damage in neurons https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-08806-w

‘A Partial Freedom’: What Latvia Found in the KGB Archives https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/03/05/a-partial-freedom-what-latvia-found-in-the-kgb-archives/

Deep Learning GPUs – 2080 Ti vs Tesla V100. 2080 Ti is 73% as Fast & 85% Cheaper https://lambdalabs.com/blog/2080-ti-deep-learning-benchmarks/#

Show HN: Create Chart Images from a URL https://quickchart.io/

Purism’s CEO Todd Weaver Testifies at State Senate https://puri.sm/posts/purisms-ceo-todd-weaver-testifies-at-state-senate/

Microsoft Releases Open Source ML Library for Distributed Search Engine Creation https://aka.ms/spark

Some young people are buying houses with friends https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46895770

Grim C++ Tales from the Crypt: The Visitor Pattern (2017) https://cppcrypt.tumblr.com/post/168134225802

PEP 584 – Add + and – operators to the built-in dict class https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0584/

Use a relational database instead of NoSQL for your IoT app https://blog.timescale.com/use-relational-database-instead-of-nosql-for-iot-application/

Exploring Neural Networks with Activation Atlases https://distill.pub/2019/activation-atlas/

The Russian Woodpecker: A Soviet Signal That Could Be Heard on the Radio (2018) https://interestingengineering.com/the-russian-woodpecker-the-soviet-signal-that-could-be-heard-on-the-radio

Show HN: Loresome – An RPG game that plays itself, and your TODOs aid the hero https://loresome.com

Glasses can have a markup of 1k%. Former LensCrafters executives reveal why https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/3/6/18253555/eyeglasses-cost-lenscrafters-essilor-luxottica

Irish Colony in South Carolina Predates Christopher Columbus https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/document-irish-america-columbus

Cory Doctorow on Zuckerberg’s plan for a new, privacy-focused Facebook https://boingboing.net/2019/03/06/metadata-good-enuf-for-nsa.html

The Universe’s Ultimate Complexity Revealed by Simple Quantum Games https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-universes-ultimate-complexity-revealed-by-simple-quantum-games-20190305/

How to Refactor Your Finances – An Interview with a Programmer Who Retired at 34 https://triplebyte.com/blog/refactor-your-finances

Each U.S. Family Trashes 400 iPhones’ Worth of E-Waste a Year https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/12/e-waste-monitor-report-glut/

PSA: Some Major News Outlets Are Also Sending Data Directly to Facebook https://twitter.com/antoniogm/status/1103190266930913281

Autonomous Cars Can’t Recognise Pedestrians with Darker Skin Tones https://interestingengineering.com/autonomous-cars-cant-recognise-pedestrians-with-darker-skin-tones

Show HN: Qase.io – a free test case management tool for Dev and QA teams https://qase.io

Three Levels of Controversy over MMT https://www.interfluidity.com/v2/7097.html

Nintendo Just Announced a Labo VR Kit for the Switch https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/6/18254019/nintendo-labo-vr-kit-switch

Two in five ’AI startups’ essentially have no AI, mega-survey of nearly 3k https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/05/eu_startups_no_ai/

Web version of Skype can not longer be accessed using the Firefox browser https://www.itwire.com/apps/86262-skype-on-web-support-for-firefox-on-linux-ends.html

Pacing and Leading: How to Influence Others’ Behavior https://leversofpersuasion.com/pacing-and-leading/

Forty percent of ‘AI startups’ in Europe don’t use AI, claims report https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/5/18251326/ai-startups-europe-fake-40-percent-mmc-report

Whole Foods cuts workers’ hours after Amazon introduces minimum wage https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/mar/06/whole-foods-amazon-cuts-minimum-wage-workers-hours-changes

Cloudflare Domain Registrar https://www.cloudflare.com/products/registrar

With USB 4, Intel is finally making good on the promise of royalty-free 40 Gbps https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/4/18246182/usb-4-thunderbolt-3-specs-features-release-date

My 5 biggest failures as an entrepreneur (cost me 15 years) https://woorkup.com/internet-marketing-failures/

Facebook refuses to disclose “chuck Chequers” Brexit advertiser to UK parliament https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/06/facebook-refuses-to-disclose-chuck-chequers-brexit-advertiser-to-uk-parliament/

SingleSpot: meet singles in bars and cafés around you https://singlespotapp.com/

Twitter Exec Is Questioned About “Learn to Code” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwIYHwbojQo

The Tragedy of the Tragedy of the Commons https://twitter.com/mmildenberger/status/1102604887223750657

Artificial intelligence for precision oncology: beyond patient stratification https://www.nature.com/articles/s41698-019-0078-1

Show HN: Editdit – Video/Image/Meme Maker Using WebAssembly https://www.editdit.com/

Reinforcement Learning vs. Differentiable Programming https://fluxml.ai/2019/03/05/dp-vs-rl.html

Handtrack.js: Hand Tracking Interactions Tensorflow.js and 3 Lines of Code https://hackernoon.com/handtrackjs-677c29c1d585

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

Mark Zuckerberg lays out new ’privacy-focused’ vision for Facebook https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/mar/06/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-privacy-vision

Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer https://aeon.co/essays/your-brain-does-not-process-information-and-it-is-not-a-computer

The ’Future Book’ Is Here, but It’s Not What We Expected (2018) https://www.wired.com/story/future-book-is-here-but-not-what-we-expected/

Russia passes law to jail people for 15 days for ’disrespecting’ government https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/06/russian-parliament-outlaws-online-disrespect

Should Law Subsidize Driving? https://ssrn.com/abstract=3345366

Show HN: Interactively generate text using the public OpenAI GPT-2 model https://gpt2.apps.allenai.org/

Apple Now Runs on 100% Green Energy, and Here’s How It Got There https://www.fastcompany.com/40554151/how-apple-got-to-100-renewable-energy-the-right-way

ScaleMP Teams with AMD for Scale-Up EPYC Servers – InsideHPC https://insidehpc.com/2019/03/scalemp-teams-with-amd-for-scale-up-epyc-servers/

Handtrack.js: Hand Tracking Interactions in the Browser Using Tf.js https://medium.com/@victor.dibia/handtrackjs-677c29c1d585

Making games for a living means being in constant fear of losing your job https://www.polygon.com/2019/3/5/18233699/game-developer-layoffs-unions-katie-chironis

I Failed to Reach Front Page on Hacker News https://natagon.com/journey/experience-hacker-news/

How to Enable and Use the BFQ Scheduler? – Unix and Linux Stack Exchange https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/375600/how-to-enable-and-use-the-bfq-scheduler

Elon Musk is losing the confidence of employees, survey says https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tesla-spacex-blind-survey-211329818.html

You can’t avoid negotiating–but you can make it easier https://codewithoutrules.com/2019/03/05/you-cant-avoid-negotiation/

Mastodon After Several Months: Impressions https://boilingsteam.com/the-mastodon-experiment/

Google shows private photos on VU TV of any connected account https://twitter.com/wothadei/status/1102090934739595264

Japanese police charge 13-year-old for sharing ’unclosable popup’ prank online https://www.zdnet.com/article/japanese-police-charge-13-year-old-for-sharing-unclosable-popup-prank-online/

Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Terabytes https://gizmodo.com/delete-never-the-digital-hoarders-who-collect-tumblrs-1832900423

Using EBPF from Go for Fun and Profit https://sematext.com/blog/linux-kernel-observability-ebpf/

I lost my domain and everything that goes with it https://tenebris.uber.space/article/i-fucked-up

Spoiler: Speculative Load Hazards Boost Rowhammer and Cache Attacks https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.00446

Tesla owners protest over drastic price cuts https://electrek.co/2019/03/04/tesla-owners-protest-price-cuts/

Windows Calculator Is Now on GitHub https://github.com/Microsoft/calculator

Google won’t remove Saudi app that lets men track women https://nypost.com/2019/03/04/google-wont-remove-saudi-app-that-lets-men-track-women/

A random dungeon generator in C, small enough to fit on a business card https://gist.github.com/munificent/b1bcd969063da3e6c298be070a22b604

W3C and Fido Alliance Finalize Web Standard for Secure, Passwordless Logins https://www.w3.org/2019/03/pressrelease-webauthn-rec.html

Google may not have canceled its censored, spying Chinese search tool https://boingboing.net/2019/03/04/black-budgets-are-us.html

Researchers uncover ring of GitHub accounts promoting 300 backdoored apps https://www.zdnet.com/article/researchers-uncover-ring-of-github-accounts-promoting-300-backdoored-apps/