HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-04-16
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Microsimulation of Traffic Flow http://traffic-simulation.de/ring.html

LeBron James school that was considered an experiment is showing promise https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/12/education/lebron-james-school-ohio.html

Wasmer: A Python library for executing WebAssembly binaries https://github.com/wasmerio/python-ext-wasm

Venture capital firms are investing in astrology apps https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/15/style/astrology-apps-venture-capital.html

From Theory to Systems: A Grounded Approach to Programming Language Education https://arxiv.org/abs/1904.06750

Amazon ‘flooded by fake five-star reviews’ – report https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47941181

The Case for Formal Methods https://futureofcoding.org/episodes/038.html

How Apple, Google, and other tech companies conspired against their own workers https://www.whenrulesdontapply.com/

Engineering Uncertainty Estimation in Neural Networks https://eng.uber.com/neural-networks-uncertainty-estimation/

From Babylon to Pascal with Perl 6 https://perl6.eu/regular-pascal.html

A look at IBM S/360 core memory: In the 1960s, 128 kilobytes weighed 610 pounds http://www.righto.com/2019/04/a-look-at-ibm-s360-core-memory-in-1960s.html

CareRev (YC S16) Is Hiring the First Customer Success Manager in Chicago https://www.carerev.com/positions/customer-success-manager

Show HN: Sortraits, Portraits of Sorting Algorithms https://wtracy.gitlab.io/sortraits/

Death by PowerPoint: The slide that killed seven people https://mcdreeamiemusings.com/new-blog/2019/4/13/gsux1h6bnt8lqjd7w2t2mtvfg81uhx

Wave Computing Launches TritonAI 64 Platform for High-Speed Inferencing https://insidehpc.com/2019/04/wave-computing-launches-tritonai-64-platform-for-high-speed-inferencing/

Alternative Musical Keyboards http://www.altkeyboards.com/

Former Mozilla exec: Google has sabotaged Firefox for years https://www.zdnet.com/article/former-mozilla-exec-google-has-sabotaged-firefox-for-years/

Terry Gilliam’s Don Quixote film finally hits the big screen after 25 years https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/04/terry-gilliams-don-quixote-film-finally-hits-the-big-screen-after-25-years/

Easily Review Comments in Atom – The GitHub Blog https://github.blog/2019-04-15-easily-review-comments-in-atom/

Five Lies Our Culture Tells – The cultural roots of our political problems https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/15/opinion/cultural-revolution-meritocracy.html

Darpa wants to make a better, more secure, version of WhatsApp https://www.trustedreviews.com/news/darpa-wants-make-better-secure-version-whatsapp-3696558

Optimizing production of a cardboard toy using SAT-solver https://yurichev.com/blog/tiling_horse/

Alpha: Solver for Lazy-Grounding Answer-Set Programming [pdf] https://www.cs.nmsu.edu/ALP/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/alpha1.pdf

The Confirmation Bias: Why People See What They Want to See https://effectiviology.com/confirmation-bias/

Citi Bike Pulls New Electric Bikes Off Streets, Citing Safety Concerns https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/15/nyregion/citi-bike-electric.html

A Specialized B-Tree for Concurrent Datalog Evaluation https://souffle-lang.github.io/news/2019/02/20/ppopp19-paper/

Netherlands ACM launches investigation into abuse by Apple in its App Store https://www.acm.nl/en/publications/acm-launches-investigation-abuse-dominance-apple-its-app-store

Carole Cadwalladr blasts tech titans at TED: Your technology is “a crime scene” https://www.fastcompany.com/90335514/carole-cadwalladr-condemns-facebook-google-twitter-execs-technology-crime-scene-ted-talk

Elon Musk Says Tesla Vehicles Will Drive Themselves in Two Years (2015) http://fortune.com/2015/12/21/elon-musk-interview/

YouTube Flagged Notre Dame Fire as Misinformation, Attached Article About 9/11 https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/youtube-notre-dame-fire-livestreams

What It’s Like to View a SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch https://olivierforget.net/blog/2019/viewing-spacex-falcon-heavy-launch/

Travel through wormholes is possible, but slow https://phys.org/news/2019-04-wormholes.html

Big Companies Thought Insurance Covered a Cyberattack https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/15/technology/cyberinsurance-notpetya-attack.html

X-Plane 11: World Editor 2.0 Released https://www.x-plane.com/2019/04/world-editor-2-0-released/

A “Brave” New World: Internet Archive on Brave’s Micropayments https://blog.archive.org/2019/04/15/a-brave-new-world/

Baked MacBook Air: A cautionary recipe https://www.woolie.co.uk/article/baked-macbook-air/

Monty Python’s Terry Gilliam Wishes Comedy Hadn’t Changed https://www.wsj.com/articles/monty-pythons-terry-gilliam-wishes-comedy-hadnt-changed-11555333940

The HTML “ping” attribute is disabled in Firefox https://webplatform.news/issues/2019-04-15

Cello: Higher Level Programming in C https://github.com/orangeduck/Cello

When Postgres blocks: tips for dealing with locks (2018) https://www.citusdata.com/blog/2018/02/22/seven-tips-for-dealing-with-postgres-locks/

Top journals retract DNA-repair studies after misconduct probe https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00406-4

Under-18s face ’like’ and ’streaks’ bans on social media https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47933521

Fukushima: Removal of nuclear fuel rods from damaged reactor building begins https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/apr/15/fukushima-removal-of-nuclear-fuel-rods-from-damaged-reactor-begins

How long do neutrons live? Physicists close in on decades-old puzzle https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01203-9

Exploring the hidden potential of JavaScript arrays https://areknawo.com/exploring-the-hidden-potential-of-javascript-arrays/

Dog Breed Identifier: from Keras program to Android app https://habr.com/en/post/447732/

Show HN: JavaScript plugin to build 360-degree images https://github.com/scaleflex/js-cloudimage-360-view

Adblock Plus filter lists may execute arbitrary code in web pages https://armin.dev/blog/2019/04/adblock-plus-code-injection/

Immune cells may play a role in causing cavities https://newatlas.com/immune-system-tooth-decay/59293/

Show HN: Messing with Telnet https://jott.live/markdown/telnet_writeup

Notre-Dame cathedral: Firefighters tackle blaze in Paris https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47941794

Rlwrap: A Readline Wrapper https://github.com/hanslub42/rlwrap

The discrete-time physics hiding inside our continuous-time world https://phys.org/news/2019-04-discrete-time-physics-continuous-time-world.html

The nutrition study the supplement industry doesn’t want you to see https://arstechnica.com/?p=1489631

Configurable Memristor-Based Finite Impulse Response Filter https://arxiv.org/abs/1904.05279

Katie Bouman Accidentally Became the Face of the Black Hole Project https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/11/science/katie-bouman-black-hole.html

SpaceX loses the center core of its Falcon Heavy rocket due to choppy seas https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/15/18311945/spacex-falcon-heavy-center-core-drone-ship-rough-ocean

The Difference Between SQL’s JOIN .. ON Clause and the Where Clause https://blog.jooq.org/2019/04/09/the-difference-between-sqls-join-on-clause-and-the-where-clause/

Reinforcement Learning with Attention That Works: A Self-Supervised Approach https://arxiv.org/abs/1904.03367

Twitter blocks EFF tweet that criticized bogus takedown of a previous tweet https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/04/twitter-copyright-enforcement-gets-absurd-blocks-links-to-news-articles/

Python tips and tricks, March 2018 https://habr.com/en/company/mailru/blog/447212/

Design Systems Dot Com https://www.designsystems.com/

Israeli Scientists ’Print’ World’s First 3D Heart with Human Tissue https://m.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE/Israeli-scientists-print-first-3D-heart-586902

Awesome-personal-blogs: A delightful list of personal tech blogs https://github.com/jkup/awesome-personal-blogs

OpenAI bot crushes Dota 2 champions, and now anyone can play against it https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/04/openai-bot-crushes-dota-2-champions-and-now-anyone-can-play-against-it/

Show HN: Lexiconomy – Decentralized and Economized Dictionary https://lexiconomy.org

Show HN: How to Get Started with Continuous Integration https://fire.ci/blog/how-to-get-started-with-continuous-integration/

Double Asteroid Redirection Test Mission Set to Launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 https://www.jhuapl.edu/PressRelease/190412

Cursive Seemed to Go the Way of Quills and Parchment. Now It’s Coming Back https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/13/education/cursive-writing.html

Newly unsealed affidavit in U.S. case re: Julian Assange https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/5912227-E-D-Va-1-18-Cr-00111-CMH-2-0.html

Slow down your code with goroutines https://appliedgo.net/concurrencyslower/

YouTube breaking news fact-checking suggests Notre Dame fire link to 9/11 https://www.techmeme.com/190415/p24#a190415p24

You Cannot Change Anyone, Especially Those You Love “ but You Can Plant a Seed” https://theascent.pub/you-cannot-change-anyone-this-is-why-f23ccc7ecf27?source=friends_link&sk=ba9713bce7ab05d41028ebfe36c0979e

First Big Survey of Births Finds Millions of Missing Women https://www.wired.com/story/first-big-survey-of-births-finds-millions-of-missing-women/

SpaceX’s Center Core Booster for Falcon Heavy Rocket Is Lost at Sea https://www.space.com/spacex-loses-falcon-heavy-core-booster-at-sea.html

Microsoft Losing Against iPod, iPhone, iOS, iMessage, Slack, Dropbox https://twitter.com/garrytan/status/1117808361901191168

Experiment with delaying low priority requests to H2 servers – chromium https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=836552

Robots could wipe out 1.3M Wall Street jobs in the next 10 years https://www.businessinsider.com/banking-jobs-remain-popular-despite-the-threat-of-automation-2019-4

RIP, science fiction and fantasy Grand Master Gene Wolfe, 1931-2019 https://boingboing.net/2019/04/15/goodbye-gene.html

Linus Torvalds commited in my code https://github.com/redraw/tmp/commits/master

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through August 19 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-american-air-idUSKCN1RQ0FL

Marxist Insurgents in Afrin: Small Arms of Ti̇kko Fighters https://www.calibreobscura.com/maoist-insurgents-in-afrin/

Windows patch warning: Windows 10 boot problems, as Windows 7 AV clash widens https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-patch-warning-windows-10-boot-problems-as-windows-7-av-clash-widens/

Microsoft’s AI research with Chinese military university fuels concerns https://www.scmp.com/news/china/military/article/3005948/microsofts-ai-research-chinese-military-university-fuels

Starz Doesn’t Like News About Leaked TV-Shows, Takes Down TorrentFreak Tweet https://torrentfreak.com/starz-doesnt-like-news-about-leaked-tv-shows-takes-down-torrentfreak-tweet-190411/

Switzerland’s e-voting system is a microcosm of what’s wrong with e-voting https://boingboing.net/2019/03/13/principal-agent-problems.html

Amazon faces new headache as Nashville deal enrages locals left and right https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/apr/15/nashville-amazon-deal-sparks-backlash-from-both-left-and-right

U.S. Dept of Defense testing secure cloud to help small contractors protect data https://federalnewsnetwork.com/defense-news/2019/03/dod-will-test-secure-cloud/

Israeli scientists print world’s first 3D heart with human tissue http://nocamels.com/2019/04/israeli-scientists-3d-print-a-tiny-live-heart-made-with-human-tissue/

Pure, a functional programming language based on term rewriting https://agraef.github.io/pure-lang/

“Ethics” and Ethics https://ia.net/topics/ethics-and-ethics

WikiLeaks and the Lost Promise of the Internet https://www.lawfareblog.com/wikileaks-and-lost-promise-internet

Why Finland is Training its entire population in AI https://blog.brainstation.io/why-finland-is-training-its-entire-population-in-ai/

How to Find Your True Self – The Art of Self-Observation https://medium.com/swlh/how-to-find-your-true-self-7460ed7b4b21

Graphene-based foam stays soft and squishy even at super cold temperatures https://phys.org/news/2019-04-graphene-based-foam-soft-squishy-super.html

TSMC reportedly to enter 7nm EUV production in 2Q19 https://www.digitimes.com/news/a20190415VL202.html

Lobste.rs Privacy Policy https://lobste.rs/privacy

Elon Musk says Tesla is “vastly ahead” on self-driving https://arstechnica.com/?p=1490473

Show HN: Grassmann-Clifford-Hestenes Geometric Algebra in Julia https://github.com/chakravala/Grassmann.jl