HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-08-11
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What Does a Coder Do If They Can’t Type? http://nsaphra.github.io/post/hands/

How Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun punished the computers of the day [video] https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/02/video-to-make-tiberian-sun-westwood-had-to-find-the-right-pathfinding-system/

The Dipole Drive: A New Concept in Space Propulsion https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/6.2019-1122

Black Hat Talk About ‘Time AI’ Causes Uproar, Is Deleted by Conference https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/8xw9kp/black-hat-talk-about-time-ai-causes-uproar-is-deleted-by-conference

MoviePass reportedly changed passwords to prevent users from seeing films https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/9/20799145/moviepass-subscriber-passwords-accounts-limit-change-films-tactics

Five new Real-Time detections of fast radio bursts with UTMOST https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article-abstract/488/3/2989/5528327?redirectedFrom=fulltext

Show HN: Historical order book reconstruction API for crypto markets https://tardis.dev

Telegram introduces feature to prevent users from texting too often in a group https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/10/telegram-slow-mode-silent-notifications/

China successfully launches largest reusable rocket http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1160951.shtml

A mathematician’s way of converting miles to kilometers https://twitter.com/TamasGorbe/status/1158348261683605504

Show HN: Quark-IDE and a JavaScript runtime to build cross-platform desktop apps https://quarkjs.io

Energy Storage Investments Boom as Battery Costs Halve in the Next Decade https://about.bnef.com/blog/energy-storage-investments-boom-battery-costs-halve-next-decade/

DEF CON and Stack Overflow: What Our Traffic Says About Cybersecurity https://stackoverflow.blog/2019/08/08/def-con-stack-overflow-traffic-data-trends/?cb=1

Looking for an Account Executive for Iris – Computer Vision for Drones http://www.irisonboard.com/careers/

Our Brains Tell Stories So We Can Live (2013) http://nautil.us/issue/75/story/our-brains-tell-stories-so-we-can-live

The Flawed History of Graphical User Interfaces – Featured Stories – Medium https://medium.com/s/story/lets-pretend-this-never-happened-8abf0bc9648c

A recruiter used the GitHub API to pull my email address out of Git commits https://twitter.com/garybernhardt/status/1159914615385382912

Debunking the Stanford Prison Experiment [pdf] https://psyarxiv.com/mjhnp/

It’s All Greek to You and Me, So What Is It to the Greeks? https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/its-all-greek-to-me

Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/evj4qw/these-iphone-lightning-cables-will-hack-your-computer

A Book in My Parole Office Taught Me How to Rob Banks Better https://slate.com/human-interest/2019/08/how-to-rob-a-bank-joe-loya.html

Jeffrey Epstein: Financier ’found dead in cell’ in New York https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49306032

A Natural History of the Sign https://www.herodios.com/atsign.htm

Patterns on goods designed to trigger Automated License Plate Readers https://adversarialfashion.com/

Creator of Zenject library sued for forking project after leaving company https://github.com/svermeulen/Extenject#lawsuit

After 12 years in ‘vegetative state’: reveals ‘I was aware of everything’ https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/man-wakes-up-after-12-years-in-vegetative-state-reveals-i-was-aware-of-ever

A16Z: Growth, Sales, and a New Era of B2B https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fK5YUIS86SY

Prisoners Endure a Nightmare ’Gulag’ in Lower Manhattan (2018) https://gothamist.com/2018/06/19/mcc_jail_human_rights_torture.php

Can Uber ever be profitable? Yes. Here’s how https://www.businessinsider.com/can-uber-ever-be-profitable-yes-2019-8

Microcracks undermined San Francisco’s new bus terminal https://www.wired.com/story/microcracks-undermined-san-franciscos-new-bus-terminal/

Alan Kay on “the single most amazing thing that computers have made possible?” https://www.quora.com/Whats-arguably-the-single-most-amazing-thing-that-computers-have-made-possible?share=1

Getting to 100% renewables requires cheap energy storage. But how cheap? https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2019/8/9/20767886/renewable-energy-storage-cost-electricity

Soon only the rich will be able to escape the heat. In Iraq, it’s already so https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/climate-change-apartheid-poor-iraq-effects-heatwave-a9049206.html

The mythical Dune board game, once lost to licensing hell, is coming back https://www.polygon.com/2019/8/9/20797781/dune-board-game-gale-force-9-pre-order-release-date-price

It’s OK to pull your data back from the cloud https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/09/repatriation_cloud_data/

Mechanically Deriving Tree Iterators with Continuation Defunctionalization https://abhinavsarkar.net/posts/continuation-defunctionalization/

OpenAPI Generator (REST API Code Generator) v4.1.0 Released https://github.com/OpenAPITools/openapi-generator/releases/tag/v4.1.0

Open Source Minecraft Clone Built with ThreeJS, ReactJS, GraphQL, and Node.js https://github.com/ian13456/mc.js

Russian nuclear agency confirms spike in radiation due to failed rocket test https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/10/russian-nuclear-agency-confirms-role-in-rocket-test-explosion

Distributed tracing in the service mesh: four myths https://linkerd.io/2019/08/09/service-mesh-distributed-tracing-myths/

Bartosz Milewski Category Theory for Programmers Unofficial PDF and LaTeX Source https://github.com/hmemcpy/milewski-ctfp-pdf

Show HN: An intuitive API client for SEC filings https://github.com/filingsdb/filingsdb-python

Tech companies ignore pleas on rail safety https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/10/tech-rail-safety-1412324

Heaven’s Vault is a game about translating an ancient alien language (2018) https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/3/17192520/heavens-vault-game-language-translation-pc-ps4

Using machine learning to accelerate ecological research – DeepMind https://deepmind.com/blog/article/using-machine-learning-to-accelerate-ecological-research

Quillette redacts Story over DSA due to lack in fact checking https://quillette.com/2019/08/08/retraction-notice/