HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-08-29
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Bontrager’s WaveCel material more effective at preventing concussions than MIPS https://pelotonmagazine.com/gear/bontragers-new-wavecel-bests-mips-at-concussion-prevention/

IBM has released the Power Architecture instruction set to the Linux Foundation https://www.eejournal.com/article/ibm-gives-away-powerpc-goes-open-source/

A man who destroyed his multimillion dollar company in 10 seconds (2018) https://thehustle.co/gerald-ratners-billion-dollar-speech

Google just deleted my nearly 10-year-old free and open-source Android app https://medium.com/@mmathieum/google-just-deleted-my-nearly-10-year-old-free-open-source-android-app-7fbc52edc50a

Recap of the `funding` experiment https://feross.org/funding-experiment-recap/

Pastel: A command-line tool to generate, analyze, convert and manipulate colors https://github.com/sharkdp/pastel

What we get wrong about meetings – and how to make them worth attending http://timharford.com/2019/08/what-we-get-wrong-about-meetings-and-how-to-make-them-worth-attending/

Feds ordered Google location dragnet to solve Wisconsin bank robbery https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/28/20836855/reverse-location-search-warrant-dragnet-bank-robbery-fbi

Show HN: I Built a “Google Alerts” for Hacker News https://pipedream.com/@marc/google-alerts-for-hacker-news-p_jmCzVJ/readme

Joe Rogan Experience – John Carmack [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udlMSe5-zP8

Streak – CRM for Gmail (YC S11) Is Hiring in Vancouver https://www.streak.com/offices/vancouver

Hong Kong ISP Association’s Statement on Selective Blocking of Internet Services https://www.hkispa.org.hk/139-urgent-statement-of-hkispa-on-selective-blocking-of-internet-services.html

How Judy arrays work and why they are so fast (2002) http://judy.sourceforge.net/doc/10minutes.htm

SmartyKit Apple I replica http://apple1.smartykit.org/

Coursera acquires Rhyme Softworks, an online platform for hands-on projects https://blog.coursera.org/coursera-introduces-hands-on-learning-with-coursera-labs/

The Death of Alexander the Great: One of History’s Great Unsolved Mysteries https://lithub.com/the-death-of-alexander-the-great-one-of-historys-great-unsolved-mysteries/

Jesse Combs (of Mythbusters) Killed in Land-Speed Record Crash https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/a28843412/jessi-combs-killed-in-land-speed-record-crash/

ReadMe (YC W15) Raises 9M Series A from Accel and Y Combinator https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/28/readme-scores-9m-series-a-to-help-firms-customize-api-docs/

Make science PhDs more than just a training path for academia https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02586-5

Former Google employee says MeToo behavior ’institutionalized’ at search giant https://www.cnet.com/news/former-google-employee-says-metoo-behavior-institutionalized-at-search-giant/

How we reduced deployment times by 95% https://blog.plaid.com/how-we-reduced-deployment-times-by-95/

Possible detection of a black hole with a mass that was thought to be impossible https://www.quantamagazine.org/possible-detection-of-a-black-hole-so-big-it-should-not-exist-20190828/

Underground line to heat up north London homes https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-49482840

Show HN: SideNotes 1.0 for macOS – Clean notes on the side of your monitor https://www.apptorium.com/sidenotes

WTF – A personal information dashboard for your terminal https://wtfutil.com

The “OSI Model”: There’s no such thing. What they taught you is a lie https://twitter.com/erratarob/status/1166451306183254016

Google is facing another EU antitrust probe over its jobs search tool https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/28/google-faces-eu-antitrust-probe-over-jobs-search-tool.html

Adding NetlifyCMS to Your VuePress Website https://blog.michaelbrooks.dev/adding-netlifycms/

Modern microprocessor build from carbon nanotube transistors https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1493-8

Show HN: I created Postwoman, an online, open-source API request builder https://www.indiehackers.com/post/17788d573f

Sacklers Would Give Up Ownership of Purdue Pharma Under Settlement Proposal https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/27/health/sacklers-purdue-pharma-opioid-settlement.html

India is easing sourcing norms for single-brand retailers like Apple https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/28/india-foreign-direct-investment-fdi-rules-apple/

Python rounds float values by converting them to string and then back https://github.com/python/cpython/blob/master/Objects/floatobject.c#L965-L972

Show HN: DebOps – Ansible framework for managing Debian-based environments https://github.com/debops/debops/

Show HN: Husky for Slack – Increase cross team knowledge http://husky.gigalixirapp.com/how_it_works

On the opening of the Power ISA, and the chilling effects of proprietary ISAs https://www.devever.net/~hl/opening-power

Kubernetes Academy, a free product-agnostic education platform https://kubernetes.academy/

Uber And Lyft take more from drivers than they say: survey https://jalopnik.com/uber-and-lyft-take-a-lot-more-from-drivers-than-they-sa-1837450373

Google Chrome for Android Is Dropping Support for Android 4.1-4.3 Jelly Bean https://www.xda-developers.com/google-chrome-android-dropping-support-android-4-1-4-3-jelly-bean/

Google is tracking you. Even when you’re in Airplane Mode w/o SIM card [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0G6mUyIgyg

Show HN: NextStep – Product to help SaaS companies improve conversion rates http://nextstephq.com

Show HN: I built a site to compare fees and rates for sending money abroad https://transfr.io

Employees Who Say vs. Employees Who Show https://www.karllhughes.com/posts/sayers-vs-showers

Firefox 70 released for Firefox Quantum: Developer Edition https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/

Amazon fires are destructive, but they aren’t depleting Earth’s oxygen supply http://theconversation.com/amazon-fires-are-destructive-but-they-arent-depleting-earths-oxygen-supply-122369

Netflix-like pirate sites offered more video than the real Netflix, feds say https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/08/jetflicks-offered-more-video-than-netflix-but-it-was-all-pirated-feds-say/

A Potential Privacy Model for the Web https://github.com/michaelkleber/privacy-model

Dear Tech Workers, U.S. Service Members Need Your Help https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/28/opinion/military-war-tech-us.html

Fairphone 3 Launch [video] https://www.fairphone.com/en/special-event/

Intermittent Fasting (Alternate Day Fasting) in Healthy, Non-Obese Adults https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6096974/

John Carmack Interviewed by Rogan (video) https://youtube.com/watch?v=udlMSe5-zP8

Study Suggests Link Between Air Pollution and Psychiatric Disorders https://www.studyfinds.org/smog-sadness-study-suggests-link-between-air-pollution-psychiatric-disorders/

Darpa needs private tunnels in a hurry https://twitter.com/DARPA/status/1166736432901308416

Microsoft Publishes ExFAT Spec, hopes for Linux adoption https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/win32/fileio/exfat-specification

A V8 Performance Cliff in React https://v8.dev/blog/react-cliff

U.S. Cyberattack Hurt Iran’s Ability to Target Oil Tankers, Officials Say https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/28/us/politics/us-iran-cyber-attack.html

How I got 7000 beta customers in less than 2 weeks with a $0 marketing budget https://www.indiehackers.com/post/705e5f895b

The ultra-rich are illegally buying cheetahs as pets, leading to extinction https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/08/28/africa/somaliland-cheetahs-gulf-intl/index.html

Avrame – A Kit Home you can afford https://avrame.com/

Show HN: Created open source projects on Github? Great! Time to service them https://zarvis.ai

Jack Ma and Elon Musk’s AI Debate in Shanghai https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJ5w11Cm3gM

Those hidden resort fees you hate paying? Travel websites fight back https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2019-08-26/booking-com-takes-on-hotel-resort-fees

Tesla launches its own insurance program, claims up to 30% cheaper https://electrek.co/2019/08/28/tesla-insurance-program-price-cheaper/

Ring has given 400+ police departments access to doorbell cameras https://m.sfgate.com/news/article/Doorbell-camera-firm-Ring-has-partnered-with-400-14383981.php

North Carolina Sues 8 More Vape Companies for Allegedly Marketing to Kids https://gizmodo.com/north-carolina-sues-eight-more-vape-companies-for-alleg-1837621141

Show HN: Book Recommendations Curated from Tweets https://bookschatter.com

Whole Foods CEO on plant-based meat: Good for the environment, but not for yo https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/21/whole-foods-ceo-john-mackey-plant-based-meat-not-good-for-your-health.html

BMW unveils “blackest black” car sprayed with Vantablack https://www.dezeen.com/2019/08/27/bmw-vbx6-vantablack-car-design/

Rich Families Are Legally Separating from Their Kids to Pay Less for College https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/9kxe87/rich-families-are-legally-separating-from-their-kids-to-pay-less-for-college

Judge blasts “intentionally false” testimony by supposed Bitcoin creator https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/08/judge-blasts-intentionally-false-testimony-by-supposed-bitcoin-creator/

When Light and Light Collide https://particlebites.com/?p=6227

Apple apologizes for listening to Siri recordings, promises changes https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/28/tech/apple-siri-apology/index.html

Backblaze Opens European Data Center in Amsterdam https://www.backblaze.com/blog/announcing-our-first-european-data-center/

Stop Calling It “Military-Grade Encryption” https://blog.signata.net/military-grade-encryption/

What happens when you launch Firefox for the first time? https://twitter.com/jonathansampson/status/1165858896176660480

’Mythbusters’ star dies while attempting land-speed record https://www.sfgate.com/cars/article/Former-Overhaulin-Mythbusters-host-Jessi-14390709.php

The Strange Pain Hidden in Their Fantasy: Tolkien and CS Lewis https://medium.com/discourse/the-strange-pain-hidden-in-their-fantasy-cde7398be283

The Moon ray tracing based on NASA high-resolution measurements https://medium.com/@sulej.robert/the-moon-made-twice-at-home-a2cb73b3f1e8

OpenAI Said Its Code Was Risky. Two Grads Re-Created It Anyway https://www.wired.com/story/dangerous-ai-open-source/

US border are increasingly denying entry to travelers over others’ social media https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/27/border-deny-entry-united-states-social-media/