HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-04-11
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996, GitHub, and China’s digital workers rights awakening https://chanind.github.io/china/2019/04/10/github-996-china-digital-workers-rights.html

Traffic Director: Traffic management for open service mesh https://cloud.google.com/traffic-director/

Windows 3.1 in my BIOS? It’s more likely than you think https://hackaday.com/2019/04/10/windows-3-1-in-my-bios-its-more-likely-than-you-think/

PostgreSQL Count(*) Performance Improvements https://www.cybertec-postgresql.com/en/count-made-fast/

Unveiling the first-ever image of a black hole [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dr20f19czeE

The misunderstood consequences of electroconvulsive therapy https://lithub.com/the-misunderstood-consequences-of-electroconvulsive-therapy/

Google launches an end-to-end AI platform https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/10/google-expands-its-ai-services/

Show HN: Top PDFs and Papers Submitted to Hacker News https://www.hackernewspapers.com/

OpenSSD – Open-Source Solid State Drive (SSD) http://www.openssd-project.org/wiki/The_OpenSSD_Project

Wikipedia isn’t officially a social network, but the harassment can get ugly https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/08/us/wikipedia-harassment-wikimedia-foundation.html

Google AMP lowered our page speed, and there’s no choice but to use it https://unlikekinds.com/article/google-amp-page-speed

Chicago Has Become the Nerve Center of Competitive Pinball https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/chicago-competitive-pinball

From Attention in Transformers to Dynamic Routing in Capsule Nets https://staff.fnwi.uva.nl/s.abnar/?p=108

A Pentester’s Guide: Osint, Breach Dumps, and Password Spraying https://delta.navisec.io/osint-for-pentesters-part-3-password-spraying-methodology/

Publication of Hiroshima in the New Yorker (1997) http://www.herseyhiroshima.com/hiro.php

Startup Stock Options – Why a Good Deal Has Gone Bad https://steveblank.com/2019/04/10/startup-stock-options-why-a-good-deal-has-gone-bad/

See with Ears: Auditory Display for Synthetic Vision (2018) https://www.seeingwithsound.com/manual/The_vOICe_Training_Manual.htm

Deep Learning in Clojure from Scratch to GPU: Initializing Weights https://dragan.rocks/articles/19/Deep-Learning-in-Clojure-From-Scratch-to-GPU-13-Initializing-Weights

Quantum entanglement, two-sided spacetimes and the thermodynamic arrow of time https://arxiv.org/abs/1904.04012

New human species found in Philippines https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47873072

Holmes: Binary Analysis Integration Through Datalog (2018) https://kilthub.cmu.edu/articles/Holmes_Binary_Analysis_Integration_Through_Datalog/7571519

Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-Being [pdf] https://standards.ieee.org/content/dam/ieee-standards/standards/web/documents/other/ead_v2.pdf

GADTs and Superpositions in Perl 6 https://aearnus.github.io/2019/04/08/gadts-in-perl-6

Nations of the Amazon are seeking “shared governance” of the .amazon TLD https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47794353

The Problem with ‘5 Whys’ (2016) https://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/26/8/671

Reasons to turn down the transmit power of your Wi-Fi (2017) https://metis.fi/en/2017/10/txpower/

Show HN: Summaries of the best books, broken down into 5-min daily emails/texts https://bookcelerator.com/services/summary

Scaleway new cloud services documentation is copied from Digital Ocean https://www.reddit.com/r/devops/comments/bbqvc3/discussion_scaleway_new_cloud_services/

Ultra-Time-Efficient Exercise Lowers Blood Pressure, Boosts Brain Function http://www.sci-news.com/medicine/inspiratory-muscle-strength-training-blood-pressure-brain-07077.html

Machine learning on graphs: A free, four part lecture course https://www.octavian.ai/machine-learning-on-graphs-course

Selfie: reflections on TLS 1.3 with PSK https://eprint.iacr.org/2019/347

Wac: Minimal WebAssembly interpreter written in C https://github.com/grassel/wac#wac---webassembly-in-c

Genius Is Hiring Senior Rails Engineers https://boards.greenhouse.io/genius/jobs/1456158

NVMM: A full, fast and flexible virtualization stack for NetBSD http://blog.netbsd.org/tnf/entry/from_zero_to_nvmm

Computer scientist Katie Bouman with stacks of hard drives of black hole data https://twitter.com/MIT_CSAIL/status/1116007460039483392

Measuring the overhead of WebAssembly using libsodium https://00f.net/2019/04/09/benchmarking-webassembly-using-libsodium/

Google Founders Have Skipped All of the Company’s 2019 Town Hall Meetings https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/alexkantrowitz/google-founders-tgif-town-hall

Seven databases in seven weeks (2014) https://db.cs.cmu.edu/seminar2014/

Breakthrough discovery in astronomy press conference [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dr20f19czeE

Network Boot to the Rescue, with UEFI and IPv6 https://tech.showmax.com/2019/04/network-boot-to-the-rescue/

Amazon admits that employees review “small sample” of Alexa audio https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/04/amazon-admits-that-employees-review-small-sample-of-alexa-audio/

Show HN: WordPress Running on .Net Core http://wpdotnet.com

Nearly half of young millennials get thousands in support from parents https://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/10/young-millennials-get-thousands-in-secret-support-from-their-parents.html

When local newspapers shrink, fewer people bother to run for mayor https://www.niemanlab.org/2019/04/when-local-newspapers-shrink-fewer-people-bother-to-run-for-mayor/

Tesla Model 3 becomes best-selling car in Switzerland https://electrek.co/2019/04/09/tesla-model-3-best-selling-car-period-switzerland/

The symbiotic growth of the automobile industry and law enforcement https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/need-speed-limits

In Quantum Games, There’s No Way to Play the Odds http://nautil.us/blog/in-quantum-games-theres-no-way-to-play-the-odds

Handshake: A Peculiar Chat Experiment https://nomasters.io/posts/handshake-alpha/

Exodus Spyware Found Targeting Apple iOS Users https://threatpost.com/exodus-spyware-apple-ios/143544/

Show HN: Datasets on Demand http://www.whiterabbitai.com/

Samsung smartphones include tcpdump and other hidden tools https://twitter.com/fs0c131y/status/1115889065285562368

Why Vi Rocks https://why-vi.rocks/

Unsupervised Learning: The Curious Pupil https://deepmind.com/blog/unsupervised-learning/

Developers love Python and TS, get paid for Clojure, and aren’t using blockchain https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/04/developers-love-python-and-typescript-get-paid-for-clojure-and-arent-using-blockchain/

Playbook for achieving product market fit [Video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3Bl4XWIBcw

Show HN: Scan Sheet music and play it from your phone https://www.playscore.co/

Widely-Used Food Additive TBHQ Impairs Immune Responses to Influenza Infection http://www.sci-news.com/medicine/e319-immune-responses-influenza-infection-07071.html

Simple Bash syntax error in Steam for Linux executed “rm -rf /*” (2015) https://github.com/ValveSoftware/steam-for-linux/issues/3671

What’s it like to try to trim a 737 MAX during high speed (Video) https://vimeo.com/329558134

Google Cloud SQL now supports PostgreSQL version 11.1 https://cloud.google.com/sql/docs/release-notes#april_9_2019

To save the monarch butterfly, scientists are moving a forest up a mountain https://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-col1-mexico-monarch-butterfly-20190409-htmlstory.html

Walter Bradley Center Fellow Discovers Longstanding Flaw in Elementary Calculus https://mindmatters.ai/2019/04/walter-bradley-center-fellow-discovers-longstanding-flaw-in-elementary-calculus/

Amazon Go stores will start accepting cash to address ‘discrimination’ concerns https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/10/amazon-exec-tells-employees-that-go-stores-will-start-accepting-cash.html

How to Understand the Image of a Black Hole [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUyH3XhpLTo

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system using pen and paper https://qz.com/701309/people-are-falling-in-love-with-a-simple-productivity-system-that-just-uses-pen-and-paper/

A realist takes on quantum mechanics https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01101-0

First Photo of a Black Hole May Be Revealed. How to Follow the Announcement https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/10/science/black-hole-picture.html

How to read Nancy (1988) [pdf] http://www.laffpix.com/howtoreadnancy.pdf

Show HN: An easier way to deploy web apps in node, ruby, python, and go http://unubo.com

NYC wireless network down due to Y2K-like software bug https://nypost.com/2019/04/10/nyc-wireless-network-down-due-to-y2k-like-software-bug/

An opinionated anthropology of the embedded programmer, its habits and habitat https://labs.spotify.com/2019/04/09/an-opinionated-anthropology-of-the-embedded-programmer-its-habits-and-habitat/

Boundless – a next generation web app builder https://medium.com/boundless-blog/introducing-boundless-762dbf643606

SpaceX’s Starhopper completed its first mini-launch ‘hop’ https://bgr.com/2019/04/08/starhopper-launch-spacex-starship-test-vehicle/

Israeli Moon Lander Poised for Lunar Touchdown Thursday https://www.space.com/israel-moon-lander-lunar-touchdown-final-approach.html

We’ve found a quicker way to multiply big numbers https://phys.org/news/2019-04-weve-quicker-big.html

EU-funded scientists unveil first ever image of a black hole http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-2053_en.htm

EU-funded scientists unveil first ever image of a black hole https://erc.europa.eu/news/eu-funded-scientists-unveil-first-ever-image-black-hole

Google Cloud Next – New Hybrid Cloud ‘Anthos,’ Partnerships, Data Centres https://medium.com/syncedreview/google-cloud-next-new-hybrid-cloud-anthos-partnerships-data-centres-41468c0fc957

A three-step framework for solving problems https://medium.com/@lennysan/how-to-solve-problems-6bf14222e424

Look to the Supreme Court, Not CEOs, on Guidance Before Regulating Online Speech https://www.eff.org/press/releases/five-civil-society-organizations-remind-congress-look-supreme-court-not-silicon

How to 10x Your Own Productivity as a Manager Through Writing https://slab.com/blog/manager-productivity-through-writing/

How Pinterest’s friendly culture has slowed decisions and hurt growth https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/10/pinterest-overly-nice-culture-has-hurt-growth-ex-employees-say.html

Dragonblood: Analysing WPA3’s Dragonfly Handshake https://wpa3.mathyvanhoef.com/

How to prevent sexual assault (no chilli powder required) (2012) http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/dec/21/how-to-prevent-sexual-assault

Dragonblood – several design flaws discovered in WPA3 https://wpa3.mathyvanhoef.com/?

Tree-planting drones are firing seed missiles to restore the world’s forests https://www.fastcompany.com/90329982/these-tree-planting-drones-are-firing-seed-missiles-to-restore-the-worlds-forests

Pentagon pulls funding for The Jasons - team who work on most difficult problems https://gizmodo.com/pentagon-pulls-funding-for-team-of-academics-who-work-o-1833936362

Microsoft worked with Chinese military university on AI https://www.ft.com/content/9378e7ee-5ae6-11e9-9dde-7aedca0a081a

TIFU by spending the last year on Reddit talking to myself after being muted https://www.reddit.com/r/tifu/comments/bbgmzp/tifu_by_spending_the_last_year_on_reddit_talking/

You Have 3 Choices in Every Situation – One of Them Is Always Wrong https://medium.com/swlh/you-have-3-choices-in-every-situation-one-of-them-is-always-wrong-b15746ce6e0a

Google sends Android users security alerts: “Google wallet granted access” https://support.google.com/accounts/thread/3862651?hl=en

Bringing the best of open source to Google Cloud customers https://opensource.googleblog.com/2019/04/bringing-best-of-open-source-to-google.html

How to Understand the Image of a Black Hole https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUyH3XhpLTo

Engineering-free programming is the future of software development https://hackernoon.com/engineering-free-programming-is-the-future-of-software-development-c892a6c8e3b1

Apple to unlock iPhone NFC to read secure data from passports https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/09/362259/apple-to-unlock-iphone-nfc-to-read-passports/

Tax preparation: Congress is set to pass a bill making taxes harder https://www.vox.com/2019/4/9/18301943/last-minute-tax-preparation-h-r-block-turbotax

How GitHub became a bulletin board for Chinese tech worker complaints https://qz.com/1589309

Show HN: HackerCards – Hacker News on chrome new tab. Made for skimmers https://hackercards.launchaco.com/

DigitalOcean Introduces Custom Subdomains for Spaces CDN https://blog.digitalocean.com/custom-subdomains-for-spaces-cdn-endpoints/

Event Horizon Telescope Live Press Conference https://www.eso.org/public/live/

Welding breakthrough could transform manufacturing https://www.hw.ac.uk/about/news/2019/welding-breakthrough-could-transform.htm

Mozilla adds fingerprinting and cryptocurrency mining protection to Firefox https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/09/mozilla-adds-fingerprinting-and-cryptocurrency-mining-protection-to-firefox/

Most browsers eliminating option to turn off “hyperlink auditing” https://boingboing.net/2019/04/08/no-opt-out.html

Firefox will now let you block fingerprint-tracking and cryptojacking https://venturebeat.com/2019/04/09/firefox-will-now-let-you-block-fingerprint-tracking-and-cryptojacking/

Notarization Required for Mac Apps Starting in macOS 10.14.5 https://www.macrumors.com/2019/04/08/mac-apps-notarization-macos-10-14-5/