HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-08-30
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Drink Poison and Smile: How I Arrived at My Position of Pro-Democracy https://improve.hk/post/drink-poison-and-smile/

Children of a Thailand tribe who see with clarity beneath the waves (2016) http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160229-the-sea-nomad-children-who-see-like-dolphins

Linux kernel drivers in Rust might become an option in the future https://lwn.net/Articles/797828/

Show HN: Lunch Money, a personal budgeting tool with multi-currency support https://lunchmoney.cc

Ribbon (YC S17) is hiring data engineers. Help us simplify healthcare https://www.ribbonhealth.com/careers/

SSB Rooms: a new server type for Scuttlebutt https://www.manyver.se/blog/announcing-ssb-rooms

Show HN: TeXnique – A LaTeX Typesetting Game https://texnique.xyz

Engineers develop bone-like metal foam that can be ’healed’ at room temperature https://phys.org/news/2019-08-bone-like-metal-foam-room-temperature.html

FileKit: An open source end-to-end encrypted cloud storage service in JavaScript https://github.com/TankerHQ/sdk-js/tree/master/packages/filekit

API Gateway Identity Crisis – are they replaced by service mesh? https://medium.com/solo-io/api-gateways-are-going-through-an-identity-crisis-d1d833a313d7

Show HN: Real world (Jupyter notebook embed) way to assess data scientists https://www.hackerrank.com/tests/7j6a5mhn6lb/78766bda888f6c08605024290c926550

Cryptographic key used to sign one of Facebook’s Android apps compromised https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/08/29/cryptographic-key-used-to-sign-one-of-facebooks-android-apps-compromised/

Wikipedia Is Now a Brave Verified Publisher https://brave.com/wikipedia-verified-publisher/

Uber proposes policy that would pay drivers a minimum wage of $21 per hour https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/28/uber-proposes-policy-that-would-pay-drivers-a-minimum-wage-of-21-per-hour/

Show HN: Consider Groups – Like Slack Channels for Email https://consider.co/groups

Show HN: Connective – Large-scale reactive programming in Javascript/Typescript https://connective.dev

Don’t get locked up into avoiding lock-in https://martinfowler.com/articles/oss-lockin.html

Show HN: Data-viz project for ray-tracing the Moon model https://github.com/rnd-team-dev/plotoptix/tree/master/examples/3_projects/moon

Engineers build advanced microprocessor out of carbon nanotubes https://phys.org/news/2019-08-advanced-microprocessor-carbon-nanotubes.html

3.8M-year-old skull of an early ape-like human ancestor discovered in Ethiopia https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49486980

Augmented Reality with OpenCV and OpenGL: The Tricky Projection Matrix https://fruty.io/2019/08/29/augmented-reality-with-opencv-and-opengl-the-tricky-projection-matrix/

Lego to pilot audio and Braille instructions powered by speech synthesis https://www.lego.com/en-gb/aboutus/news-room/2019/august/audio-and-braille-instructions/

Organoids Are Not Brains. How Are They Making Brain Waves? https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/29/science/organoids-brain-alysson-muotri.html

A clear-eyed view of open software funding, impediments, and possibilities https://blog.licensezero.com/2019/08/26/but-you-said.html

Putting an end to Retadup: A malicious worm that infected hundreds of thousands https://decoded.avast.io/janvojtesek/putting-an-end-to-retadup-a-malicious-worm-that-infected-hundreds-of-thousands/

Introduction to Event-Driven Architectures with RabbitMQ https://blog.theodo.com/2019/08/event-driven-architectures-rabbitmq/

DDSketch: A fast, fully-mergeable quantile sketch with relative-error guarantees https://arxiv.org/abs/1908.10693

Portugal Tax Authority: Bitcoin Trading and Payments Are Tax-Free https://cointelegraph.com/news/portugal-tax-authority-bitcoin-trading-and-payments-are-tax-free/

During the Renaissance, the beard was the defining feature of a man https://www.historytoday.com/history-matters/beard-maketh-man

Show HN: Zepel, a Jira alternative for product teams https://zepel.io

Architect 6.0: Ruby, Python, CDNs, and CloudFormation https://blog.begin.com/architect-6-0-ruby-python-and-cloudformation-9a171e166258

Restaurants in India Getting Zinged by Delivery App Zomato https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/29/technology/india-restaurants-logout-delivery-zomato.html

QR Code Degenerators: Unmasking a Crypto Scam https://zengo.com/qr-code-degenerators/

“That is either genius, or a seriously diseased mind.” – Linus Torvalds https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/20/845

Panera is losing nearly 100% of workers yearly amidst fast-food turnover crisis https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/29/fast-food-restaurants-in-america-are-losing-100percent-of-workers-every-year.html

Module Mirror and Checksum Database Launched https://blog.golang.org/module-mirror-launch

Beyond reason: the mathematical equation for unconditional love https://sinapticas.com/2019/08/29/beyond-reason-the-mathematical-equation-for-unconditional-love/

Don’t get locked up into avoiding lock-in https://martinfowler.com/articles/oss-lockin.html

‘Gay gene’ search reveals not one but many – and no way to predict sexuality https://theconversation.com/gay-gene-search-reveals-not-one-but-many-and-no-way-to-predict-sexuality-122459

A California Type Foundry Is Keeping Vintage Printing Alive https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/m-h-type-foundry-san-francisco

Of Course Citizens Should Be Allowed to Kick Robots https://www.wired.com/story/citizens-should-be-allowed-to-kick-robots/

The New Nomads of VanLife Reflect an Enduring Divide https://daily.jstor.org/the-new-nomads-of-vanlife-reflect-an-enduring-divide/

A deep dive into Linux namespaces, part 4 http://ifeanyi.co/posts/linux-namespaces-part-4/

Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates – Official Trailer – Netflix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCv29JKmHNY

Marking the end of pixel trackers in Basecamp emails https://m.signalvnoise.com/marking-the-end-of-pixel-trackers-in-basecamp-emails/

Growing up in post-communist Romania – thoughts on learning English https://viorel.me/2019/thoughts-on-learning-english/

Physicists now have even better models for blood spatter from gunshot wounds https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/08/physicists-now-have-even-better-models-for-blood-spatter-from-gunshot-wounds/

Google Says Malicious Websites Have Been Quietly Hacking iPhones for Years https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bjwne5/malicious-websites-hacked-iphones-for-years

Stephen Wolfram’s 60th Birthday AMA IRL https://www.twitch.tv/stephen_wolfram

Even Amazon’s own products are getting hijacked by imposter sellers https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/29/20837359/amazon-basics-fake-sellers-imposters-third-party-marketplace

Thinking critically about health claims https://thatsaclaim.org/health/

Google is helping to power a US immigration cloud project, new documents show https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/29/20838201/google-cloud-immigration-uscis-protests

Let’s stop shaking people down for their email addresses https://m.signalvnoise.com/lets-stop-shaking-people-down-for-their-email-addresses/

How to Prevent Your DDD App from Blowing Up by Implementing CQS/CQRS https://khalilstemmler.com/cqs-article

Squirrel migrations recorded in North America (2006) https://www.farmprogress.com/massive-squirrel-migrations-recorded-north-america

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

Show HN: Render abstract syntax trees using React https://github.com/codejamninja/react-ast

OpenAI has released the largest version yet of its fake-news-spewing AI https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614237/openai-released-its-fake-news-ai-gpt-2/

Resonate – A community-owned music network https://resonate.is/

Praeco – FOSS Alerting GUI for Elasticsearch https://github.com/ServerCentral/praeco

Apple Special Event – September 10 https://www.apple.com/apple-events/

A complete docker tutorial for beginners with handy cheatsheet https://jstobigdata.com/docker/advanced-docker-tutorial/

Show HN: Quickly setup and develop Go WebAssembly front end apps https://github.com/talentlessguy/go-web-app

Illinois County to Use Algorithm to Automatically Expunge Marijuana Convictions https://gizmodo.com/illinois-county-to-use-algorithm-to-automatically-expun-1837685810

When Elon Met Jack: Musings on AI, Mars and the End of Civilization https://finance.yahoo.com/news/elon-met-jack-musings-ai-080533209.html

Reasons Not to Use Google (2015) https://stallman.org/google.html

Warren Buffett hasnt stockpiled this much cash since before the financial crisis https://theweek.com/speedreads/861627/warren-buffett-hasnt-stockpiled-much-cash-since-right-before-financial-crisis

Drawbacks of Functional Programming – Plus Reasons to Use It https://spin.atomicobject.com/2019/08/29/functional-prog-pros-cons/#.XWfKbgPzeaI.hackernews

Vapor from dried toad secretion related to satisfaction with life https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00213-019-05236-w

Popular JavaScript library starts showing ads in its terminal https://www.zdnet.com/article/popular-javascript-library-starts-showing-ads-in-its-terminal/

’Don’t vape. Don’t use Juul’: Juul CEO issues stark warning to non-smokers https://www.businessinsider.com/juul-ceo-dont-vape-long-term-effects-unknown-2019-8

93% of Paint Splatters Are Valid Perl Programs https://famicol.in/sigbovik/

Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates – Official Trailer – Netflix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCv29JKmHNY

JMAP Specification https://jmap.io/