HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-03-20
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Wall Street’s Latest Love Affair with Risky Repackaged Debt https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/18/opinion/wall-street-risk-debt.html

Volk Fi: Distributed network smartphone https://volkfi.com/

Lisp Macros, Delayed Evaluation and the Evolution of Smalltalk https://blog.metaobject.com/2019/03/lisp-macros-delayed-evaluation-and.html

Just a Drop in the Bucket (1994) https://milk.com/wall-o-shame/bucket.html

Students don’t seem to be getting much out of higher education (2018) https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/01/whats-college-good-for/546590/

MS TextWorld: open-source engine that both generates and simulates text games https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/project/textworld/

How to take back control of /etc/resolv.conf on Linux (2018) https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/resolvconf-tutorial

U.S. Firms Are Helping Build China’s Orwellian State https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/03/19/962492-orwell-china-socialcredit-surveillance/

Pilot Who Hitched a Ride Saved Lion Air 737 on the Day Before Deadly Crash https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-19/how-an-extra-man-in-cockpit-saved-a-737-max-that-later-crashed

Fivetran (YC W13) Is Hiring a Director of Customer Support in Oakland https://jobs.lever.co/fivetran/22041dc3-f3f3-4be8-8309-f3a9a90f4fb1

New study provides evidence that we need different drugs for men and women https://www.wired.com/story/womens-pain-is-different-from-mens-the-drugs-could-be-too/

Curing the Vulnerable Parser: Design Patterns for Secure Input Handling (2017) [pdf] https://www.usenix.org/system/files/login/articles/login_spring17_08_bratus.pdf

Show HN: H2 Forth CPU https://github.com/howerj/forth-cpu

Open Source Doesn’t Make Money Because It Isn’t Designed to Make Money http://www.ianbicking.org/blog/2019/03/open-source-doesnt-make-money-by-design.html

The Cloud is Just Another Sun [video] https://fosdem.org/2019/schedule/event/cloud_is_another_sun/

Android users in Europe will be asked which browser and search engine they want https://www.blog.google/around-the-globe/google-europe/supporting-choice-and-competition-europe/

A Photographer’s Quest to Discover His Nubian Ancestry https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/18/lens/nubian-culture-ancestry-sudan.html

The Expendables: Life in the French Foreign Legion (2012) https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2012/12/french-foreign-legion-expendables

Install Fests: What to Do about the Deal with the Devil https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/install-fest-devil

Google terminated our startup’s developer account – what do we do? https://www.reddit.com/r/androiddev/comments/b2ztr0/google_terminated_our_startups_developer_account/

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis https://www.thejournal.ie/cannabis-psychosis-study-the-lancet-4549656-Mar2019/

Implementing a NES Emulator in Rust http://www.michaelburge.us/2019/03/18/nes-design.html

Unbalanced oil and vinegar UOV digital signatures https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2019/03/18/uov/

Patreon ups its revenue cut, but grandfathers in old creators https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/19/patreon-ups-its-revenue-cut-but-grandfathers-in-old-creators/

A world of message-oriented programming languages (2018) http://boston.conman.org/2018/11/21.1

Vertically Scaling PostgreSQL http://pgdash.io/blog/scaling-postgres.html

KDE Connect removed from Google Play store for violating new policy on SMS https://twitter.com/albertvaka/status/1107924633750253568

Systemd (PID1) crash with specially crafted D-Bus message https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q1/140

A new class-action lawsuit takes aim at real estate agents and their 6% fee https://www.marketwatch.com/story/big-name-lawsuit-could-upend-realtors-and-their-6-fee-2019-03-19

History of React Components and Patterns https://www.robinwieruch.de/react-component-types/

Mui – user interface made of wood https://mui.jp/#en

LIGO gravitational wave detectors that hunt for ripples in space-time upgraded https://www.npr.org/2019/03/19/701498785/massive-u-s-machines-that-hunt-for-ripples-in-space-time-just-got-an-upgrade

Fix: Use autocomplete=“discourse” to disable Chrome address autofill https://review.discourse.org/t/fix-use-autocomplete-discourse-to-disable-chrome-address-autofill/1789

Sugary drinks linked to 31 percent higher risk of early death, study finds https://www.cbsnews.com/news/sugary-drinks-linked-to-higher-risk-of-early-death-study-finds/

Australian Internet Providers Block 4Chan, Others for Hosting Christchurch Video https://www.thedailybeast.com/australian-internet-providers-block-4chan-others-for-hosting-christchurch-video?ref=home

Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook https://store.hesperian.org/prod/Where_There_Is_No_Doctor.html

Continuous Unix commit history from 1970 until today https://github.com/dspinellis/unix-history-repo

Show HN: Electric Dollar Store https://electricdollarstore.com/

Vintage Apollo 11 Press Kits from NASA (42 PDFs) https://www.apollopresskits.com/apollo-presskit-directory

The C-- Language Specification (2005) [pdf] https://www.cs.tufts.edu/~nr/c--/extern/man2.pdf

Jury Finds Bayer’s Roundup Weedkiller Caused Man’s Cancer https://www.wsj.com/articles/jury-finds-bayers-roundup-weedkiller-caused-mans-cancer-11553030151

Chicken Scheme internals: the garbage collector (2014) https://www.more-magic.net/posts/internals-gc.html

The Promise of Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning https://thegradient.pub/the-promise-of-hierarchical-reinforcement-learning/

Covertone: Collaborative Programmable Music in Clojure http://overtone.github.io/

There’s Another Possibility (2018) http://www.os2museum.com/wp/theres-another-possibility/

Nginx and F5: Our Continued Commitment to Open Source https://www.nginx.com/blog/nginx-f5-continued-commitment-open-source/

Interview with a Programmer Who Retired at 34 https://triplebyte.com/blog/refactor-your-finances

Australian telcos block access to 4chan, other sites https://www.9news.com.au/2019/03/19/16/47/telcos-block-access-to-4chan-liveleak

Show HN: Indian Rupee formatting and word conversion for Ruby https://github.com/sudhirj/paisa.rb

Show HN: GNU Bash Manual (Pandoc Markdown) https://github.com/kaunta/gnu-manuals

Boeing faces a ’ serious’ criminal probe – Here’s what to expect https://finance.yahoo.com/news/boeing-justice-department-crash-202330994.html

I Used the Web for a Day on Internet Explorer 8 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/03/web-on-internet-explorer-ie8/

Show HN: Analyzing 1000s of HD twitch videos to track players in Apex Legends Https://imonstream.com

Google’s GDC 2019 Streaming https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUih5C5rOrA

Hundreds of US cities are killing or scaling back their recycling programs https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/3/18/18271470/us-cities-stop-recycling-china-ban-on-recycles

Karen Uhlenbeck, founder of geometric analysis, honored with Abel Prize https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/03/founder-geometric-analysis-honored-abel-prize

Show HN: Lookup details about any IP address https://iplist.cc

The Hyper.link #5 – A curated wide interests list and newsletter https://thehyper.link/newsletter5.html

Google open-sources project for sandboxing C/C++ libraries on Linux https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-open-sources-project-for-sandboxing-cc-libraries-on-linux/

The first iPhone prototype: an exclusive look at Apple’s red M68 https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/19/18263844/apple-iphone-prototype-m68-original-development-board-red

Trello is no longer free for teams https://blog.trello.com/trello-teams-at-work

Measuring differences in brain chemicals in people with mild memory problems https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190319103917.htm

Slide into the Latest Deep Learning Research in the Nvidia AI Playground https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2019/03/18/nvidia-ai-playground/

Stanford Prof who rejected an early Elizabeth Holmes idea dishes on Theranos https://www.businessinsider.com/stanford-professor-phyllis-gardner-on-theranos-and-elizabeth-holmes-2019-3

Office 365 pauses email sync to force users to use Outlook https://twitter.com/stevesi/status/1107915637077139456

Becoming a backend developer – Part 1: Foundational concepts https://pusher.com/tutorials/backend-developer-part-1

The weird power of the placebo effect, explained (2017) https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/7/7/15792188/placebo-effect-explained

Musk defense “borders on the ridiculous,” SEC tells court https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/03/musk-defense-borders-on-the-ridiculous-sec-tells-court/

HP’s high-res Reverb VR headset blows the screen door effect off its hinges https://www.pcworld.com/article/3367755/hp-reverb-vr-headset-price-features-hands-on.html

Show HN: Check out what developers are using https://github.com/wesbos/awesome-uses

Grace Hopper, mother of COBOL https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Hopper

Her son died. And then anti-vaxers attacked her https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/19/health/anti-vax-harassment-eprise/

Undercover journalist reveals Russian internet “troll factory” https://www.pri.org/stories/2019-03-13/trolls-are-winning-says-russian-troll-hunter

2019 Abel Prize to Mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck http://www.abelprize.no/nyheter/vis.html?tid=74161