HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-03-29
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ROSshow: ASCII art visualizations for robot sensor data https://www.github.com/dheera/rosshow

Cartography: Graph view of infrastructure assets and relationships between them http://github.com/lyft/cartography

NSA Contractor Arrested in Biggest Breach of U.S. Secrets Pleads Guilty https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/28/us/politics/hal-martin-nsa-guilty-plea.html

An amphibian fungus has become “the most deadly pathogen known” https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/28/science/frogs-fungus-bd.html

Tone.js – A framework for making interactive music in the browser https://github.com/Tonejs/Tone.js

How researchers discovered we have “two brains” [video] https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p072zr9l/the-curious-case-of-the-man-with-two-brains-

Kicking neural network design automation into high gear https://news.mit.edu/2019/convolutional-neural-network-automation-0321

How do you compute the midpoint of an interval? (2014) [pdf] https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/file/index/docid/576641/filename/computing-midpoint.pdf

Observables, Side-Effects, and Subscriptions: Some Reactive Best Practices https://blog.eyas.sh/2018/12/observables-side-effects-and-subscriptions/

New LTE vulnerabilities discovered by KAIST [pdf] https://syssec.kaist.ac.kr/pub/2019/kim_sp_2019.pdf

Common statistical tests are linear models https://lindeloev.github.io/tests-as-linear/

In the Latest Version of macOS, Macs Sold in China Cannot Display Taiwanese Flag https://twitter.com/thisboyuan/status/1110743058201473025?s=21

Garfield phones beach mystery finally solved https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47732553

Plagiarism detectors are a crutch, and a problem https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00893-5

Functional Pearl: I am not a Number–I am a Free Variable (2004) [pdf] http://www.cs.ru.nl/~james/RESEARCH/haskell2004.pdf

Show HN: NatUIve 2.0 – lightweight, rich, open web https://natuive.net/

Oil traders are watching workers’ phones to spot problems at refineries https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-21/traders-can-now-spot-oil-refinery-problems-by-tracking-phones

Serverless DNS over HTTPS (DoH) at the Edge https://blog.stackpath.com/serverless-dns-over-https-at-the-edge-doh?

Show HN: Multi process twemproxy with config reload online https://github.com/meitu/twemproxy

A Deep Attention-Based Reinforcement Learning Algorithm for Model-Based Control https://arxiv.org/abs/1812.09968

Streak (YC S11) is profitable, well funded and hiring in Vancouver https://www.streak.com/offices/vancouver

Verifications.io Leaks Personal Records of 2B Users https://cybarrior.com/blog/2019/03/28/verifications-io-leaks/

Opas: AI-powered automated root cause analysis https://opas.ai/

In Beijing, it’s often cheaper to have food delivered than to get it yourself https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2019-meituan-china-delivery-empire/

How to open a microchip and see what’s inside https://zeptobars.com/en/read/how-to-open-microchip-asic-what-inside

The most genuine museum in the world: Sweden’s Museum of Failure https://www.bbc.com/reel/playlist/worlds-strangest-museums

Top Apps Made with Flutter – 17 Stories by Developers and Business Owners https://www.thedroidsonroids.com/blog/apps-made-with-flutter

Getting started with Scenic in Elixir – Crafting a simple snake game https://blog.usejournal.com/elixir-scenic-snake-game-b8616b1d7ee0

The Enormous Numbers Behind Amazon’s Market Reach https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2019-amazon-reach-across-markets/

HP to Introduce Amoled Envy and Spectre Laptops in April https://www.anandtech.com/show/14134/hp-amoled-laptops-update

The Marriage of Silicon Valley and the Pentagon Is Happening https://gizmodo.com/the-marriage-of-silicon-valley-and-the-pentagon-is-happ-1833605329

Company Will Pay You to Learn to Code, and Take 15% of Your Income Later https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/yw878x/modern-labor-coding-bootcamp-will-pay-you-to-learn-to-code

Wikimedia Foundation Joins the World Wide Web Consortium https://wikimediafoundation.org/2019/03/28/joining-the-world-wide-web-consortium/

Lost in translation: Exposing hidden compiler optimization opportunities https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.11397

’The Wake’ Is an Unlikely Hit in an Imaginary Language (2015) https://www.npr.org/2015/08/27/434970724/the-wake-is-an-unlikely-hit-in-an-imaginary-language

A Link Layer Protocol for Quantum Networks https://arxiv.org/abs/1903.09778

Which Programming Languages Use the Least Electricity? (2018) https://thenewstack.io/which-programming-languages-use-the-least-electricity

End of Operation of Wow Air https://wowair.com/travel-alert/

Get a TLS/HTTPS certificate using GSuite single sign-on https://smallstep.com/blog/easily-curl-services-secured-by-https-tls.html

Make No Mistake – Microsoft Is a Security Company Now https://go.forrester.com/blogs/make-no-mistake-microsoft-is-a-security-company-now/

The Design of Apple’s Credit Card https://www.arun.is/blog/apple-card/

Open-Source Solution Could Lower Cost of Optical Cardiography https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Open-Source_Solution_Could_Lower_Cost_of_Optical/a64536

Fukushima contaminants found as far north as Alaska’s Bering Strait https://www.reuters.com/article/us-alaska-fukushima-idUSKCN1R90BV

8k Cisco RV320/RV325 routers are still leaking their admin credentials https://badpackets.net/over-9000-cisco-rv320-rv325-routers-vulnerable-to-cve-2019-1653/#2019-03-28-update

What Happens When Maths Goes Wrong? – With Matt Parker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JwEYamjXpA

Inbox is about to die, and Google still hasn’t brought its best feature to Gmail https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/03/27/inbox-is-about-to-die-and-google-still-hasnt-brought-its-best-feature-to-gmail/

Boston Dynamics Reimagined Handle Robot for Logistics[video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iV_hB08Uns

Kong Raises $43M in Series C Funding https://konghq.com/press-release/kong-raises-43-million

Amtrak lost money every year since 1971 – here’s why train are so expensive https://www.businessinsider.com/amtrak-why-so-expensive-america-train-system-2019-3

Security researcher pleads guilty to hacking into Microsoft and Nintendo https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/28/18286027/microsoft-nintendo-vtech-security-hack-breach-researcher-guilty

Andrew Yang and Pete Buttigieg Have Blown Up on Twitter, and in Betting Markets https://readypipe.com/blog/yang-buttigieg/

There is mysterious ‘undocumented technology’ hidden on Intel computer chips https://metro.co.uk/2019/03/28/mysterious-undocumented-technology-hidden-intel-computer-chips-researchers-say-9044193/

Earth’s continental plate movement can cause problems for GPS (2016) https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/09/australia-moves-gps-coordinates-adjusted-continental-drift/

Wow Air passengers stranded as airline announced it has ceased operations https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/28/18285262/budget-wow-air-collapses-flights-cancelled-stranded-passengers

Do We Need to Reconsider Free Speech Law Due to Technology? https://danielmiessler.com/blog/four-components-of-free-speech-risk/

Federal bills would let state prisons jam cellphone signals https://apnews.com/3d96a498f3d24bd68311839f9973defd

San Franciscans raise $46,000 to stop homeless shelter in wealthy area https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/mar/28/san-francisco-gofundme-homeless-shelter-embarcadero

Clojure dialect written in Go (Joker) https://joker-lang.org/

Online porn searched by Parliament staff more than 24,000 times https://www.theweek.co.uk/90806/parliamentary-staff-try-to-access-porn-every-nine-minutes

So You Don’t Want to Be a Programmer After All (2013) https://blog.codinghorror.com/so-you-dont-want-to-be-a-programmer-after-all/

Global seed vault ’Doomsday vault’ threatened by climate change https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/03/28/doomsday-vault-threatened-climate-change/

Apple acknowledges keyboard problems with recent MacBooks https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/27/apple-3rd-gen-butterfly-keyboard-problems/

Show HN: MЯO (ORM backwards) write SQL then generate its host-language wrapper https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=bbsimonbb.QueryFirst&c=14

Video: Why Every Map of China Is Just Slightly Wrong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9Di-UVC-_4

Vice Media agrees to $1.87M settlement over gender pay discrimination https://www.fastcompany.com/90326457/vice-media-agrees-to-1-87m-settlement-over-gender-pay-discrimination

What Physics Teachers Get Wrong About Tides https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwChk4S99i4

Web pages can now detect when Chrome’s window is covered by another window https://webplatform.news/issues/2019-03-27#web-pages-can-now-detect-when-chrome-s-window-is-covered-by-another-window

Lyft prices IPO at $72 per share, making their valuation $24 billion https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/28/lyft-prices-ipo-at-72-per-share.html

Single-wire earth return (grid infrastructure) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single-wire_earth_return

Huawei savaged by Brit code review board over pisspoor dev practices https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/28/hcsec_huawei_oversight_board_savaging_annual_report/

Threema messenger published app audit report by FH Münster [pdf] https://threema.ch/press-files/2_documentation/security_audit_report_threema_2019.pdf

9 Terms You’ll See in Your Equity Offer–and What Actually They Mean https://angel.co/blog/9-terms-youll-see-in-your-equity-offer-and-what-they-actually-mean

Modified deep-learning algorithms unveil features of shape-shifting proteins https://phys.org/news/2019-03-deep-learning-algorithms-unveil-features-shape-shifting.html

Wow Air ceases operations, leaving passengers stranded https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/28/business/wow-air-scli-intl/index.html

What Is Dark Matter? Even the Best Theories Are Crumbling http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2018/09/21/the-dark-matter-crisis/

Principle behind Google’s April Fools’ pigeon prank proves more than a joke https://phys.org/news/2019-03-principle-google-april-pigeon-prank.html

Recessions, and the fear that another one is just around the corner, explained https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/3/27/18250823/recession-prepare-when-inverted-yield-curve

Stoicism’s Appeal to the Rich and Powerful https://www.exurbe.com/stoicisms-appeal-to-the-rich-and-powerful/

Grindr Is Owned by a Chinese Firm, and the U.S. Is Trying to Force It to Sell https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/28/us/politics/grindr-china-national-security.html

C# ’Hello World’ on x64 bare metal (no OS) https://github.com/MichalStrehovsky/zerosharp/tree/master/efi-no-runtime

EU’s Parliament Signs Off on Disastrous Internet Law: What Happens Next? https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/eus-parliament-signs-disastrous-internet-law-what-happens-next

The Godfathers of the AI Boom Win the Turing Award https://www.wired.com/story/godfathers-ai-boom-win-computings-highest-honor/

Artificial intelligence pioneers win tech’s ’Nobel Prize’ https://techxplore.com/news/2019-03-artificial-intelligence-tech-nobel-prize.html

EU Copyright (ACTA2) directive passes – 348 votes to 274 https://twitter.com/MehreenKhn/status/1110509604176384000

Europe’s controversial overhaul of online copyright receives final approval https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/26/18280726/europe-copyright-directive

‘Godfathers of AI’ Honored with Turing Award, the Nobel Prize of Computing https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/27/18280665/ai-godfathers-turing-award-2018-yoshua-bengio-geoffrey-hinton-yann-lecun

European Parliament vote for internet upload filtering https://twitter.com/jerezim/status/1110510484204204033