HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-08-31
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On-Device, Real-Time Hand Tracking with MediaPipe https://ai.googleblog.com/2019/08/on-device-real-time-hand-tracking-with.html

Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account briefly taken over by hackers https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-49532244

YouTube Said to Be Fined Up to $200M for Children’s Privacy Violations https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/30/technology/youtube-childrens-privacy-fine.html

Facial recognition: School ID checks lead to GDPR fine https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-49489154

Protocols, Not Platforms: A Technological Approach to Free Speech https://knightcolumbia.org/content/protocols-not-platforms-a-technological-approach-to-free-speech

Humans Dominated Earth Earlier Than Previously Thought https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/29/science/archaeology-earth-anthropocene.html

Sugar: Open-source software learning platform for children https://sugarlabs.org/

Show HN: ShapeForm – Schema Driven Forms for React https://github.com/TakeShape/shape-form

The Baseline Interpreter: A Faster JavaScript Interpreter in Firefox 70 https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/08/the-baseline-interpreter-a-faster-js-interpreter-in-firefox-70/

BMW unveils “blackest black” BMW VBX6 car sprayed with Vantablack https://www.dezeen.com/2019/08/27/bmw-vbx6-vantablack-car-design/

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

Robotic thread is designed to slip through the brain’s blood vessels https://techxplore.com/news/2019-08-robotic-thread-brain-blood-vessels.html

Join YC’s Work at a Startup to find your next engineering job https://workatastartup.com

Chasing the Whale: Examining the ethics of free-to-play games https://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/195806/chasing_the_whale_examining_the_.php?print=1

BPF port-based firewall for systemd services https://kailueke.gitlab.io/systemd-bpf-firewall-loader/

Facebook scans system libraries on Android and uploads them to their server https://twitter.com/wongmjane/status/1167463054709334017

Did Donald Trump tweet classified military imagery? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-49532408

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

The physical Apple Card is a case of form over function https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2019/physical-apple-card-case-form-over-function

Dqlite – High-Availability SQLite https://dqlite.io/

Founders of Successful Tech Companies Are Mostly Middle-Aged https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/29/business/tech-start-up-founders-nest.html

Scurrying Roaches Help Researchers Steady Staggering Robots https://rh.gatech.edu/news/625040/scurrying-roaches-help-researchers-steady-staggering-robots

Spybot Anti-Beacon: Disable Tracking/Telemetry in Windows https://www.safer-networking.org/products/spybot-anti-beacon/

Redditor works out which generation of satellite took surveillance image of Iran https://www.reddit.com/r/politics/comments/cxmfjd/president_trump_tweets_sensitive_surveillance/eymf0w0/

Version 27 of Java evolutionary computation library ECJ released https://listserv.gmu.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1908&L=ECJ-INTEREST-L&F=&S=&P=2409

From pecan pralines to ‘dots’ as currency: how the prison economy works https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/30/prison-economy-informal-markets-alternative-currencies

Lisp as a Vehicle for Rapid Prototyping (1997) http://www.nhplace.com/kent/PS/Hindsight.html

Much fridge food ‘goes there to die’ https://news.osu.edu/much-fridge-food-goes-there-to-die/

Babies display “Werewolf syndrome” after getting anti-baldness drug by mistake https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/29/world/europe/spain-werewolf-syndrome-children.html

Fandom under fire: how fanzines helped sci-fi survive the Blitz and beyond https://www.polygon.com/2019/5/13/18564275/history-of-fandom-world-war-ii-fanzines-sci-fi-futurian-war-digest-janus

Reasons Not to Buy from Amazon, According to Richard Stallman https://stallman.org/amazon.html

Show HN: An app to help overwhelmed PMs never miss an important request https://followup.loophq.com/

Practical Enclave Malware with Intel SGX https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.03256

Facebook scans system libs from Android app and uploads them https://mobile.twitter.com/wongmjane/status/1167463054709334017

A predicted superconductor might work at a record-breaking 200° Celsius https://www.sciencenews.org/article/predicted-superconductor-record-breaking-temperature-200-celsius

Boeing 737 Unpaved Strip Kit http://www.b737.org.uk/unpavedstripkit.htm

The Plan to Use Fitbit Data to Stop Mass Shootings Is Terrifying https://gizmodo.com/the-plan-to-use-fitbit-data-to-stop-mass-shootings-is-o-1837710691/

What Happens When Americans Don’t Pay a Hospital Bill https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2019/08/medical-bill-debt-collection/596914/

Non-root containers, Kubernetes CVE-2019-11245 and why you should care https://www.twistlock.com/labs-blog/non-root-containers-kubernetes-cve-2019-11245-care/

No CLI ads: Ad blocker for command line interface ads https://github.com/kethinov/no-cli-ads

Show HN: Titanoboa – distributed workflows for JVM (written in Clojure) https://www.titanoboa.io

Ring Gave Police Stats About Users Who Said No to Law Enforcement Requests https://gizmodo.com/ring-gave-police-stats-about-users-who-said-no-to-law-e-1837713840

Linux Pressure Stall Information (Psi) Notifications by Example https://unixism.net/2019/08/linux-pressure-stall-information-psi-by-example/

USDA guidance will downplay effects of red meat, sodium, ultraprocessed foods https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/08/30/how-trump-administration-limited-scope-usdas-dietary-guidelines/

Google says hackers have put ’monitoring implants’ in iPhones for years https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/aug/30/hackers-monitoring-implants-iphones-google-says

The Paxos Algorithm, or How to Win a Turing Award https://lamport.azurewebsites.net/tla/paxos-algorithm.html

Tarnished: Google Responds to Serious Chrome Vulnerability https://www.tomshardware.com/news/google-responds-blink-chrome-vulnerability,40281.html

Measles: Four European nations lose eradication status https://www.bbc.com/news/health-49507253

Show HN: Basic Randomized Decision Forest (C++) that reaches 96.5% on MNIST http://bertolami.com/index.php?engine=portfolio&content=artificial-intelligence&detail=random-decision-forests

Show HN: k3sup 0.2.4 (ketchup) – get KUBECONFIG in https://github.com/alexellis/k3sup

Twitter’s 2FA implementation is atrocious and dangerous https://twitter.com/sonyasupposedly/status/1153048182466572288

Show HN: A minimal logging transport for Pino.js https://github.com/NikxDa/pino-minimal

GDPR Gone Wrong by the Daily Express +222 Cookies https://twitter.com/adaptive/status/1167465800845942784

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

The Most Intolerant Wins: The Dictatorship of the Small Minority (2015) https://medium.com/incerto/the-most-intolerant-wins-the-dictatorship-of-the-small-minority-3f1f83ce4e15

Another study on the genetics of same-sex sexual behavior, with a lot of caveats https://massivesci.com/articles/same-sex-behavior-science-23andme-gwas-genetics/

Amazon’s doorbell camera Ring working with police and controlling what they say https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/aug/29/ring-amazon-police-partnership-social-media-neighbor

Acuta Technologies: Tech Support Scammers Who Pretend to Be Visa https://worldofmatthew.com/technology/acuta-technologies-scam/

Show HN: Make asynchronous your prompts in Fish https://github.com/acomagu/fish-async-prompt

Elon Musk and Jack Ma Debate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3lUEnMaiAU

Microwatt: A Tiny Open Power ISA Softcore Written in VHDL 2008 https://github.com/antonblanchard/microwatt

Show HN: Browse ridiculous myths about the EU http://eumyths.com/

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey: Plant-Based Meat Products Aren’t Healthy https://www.insider.com/whole-foods-ceo-john-mackey-plant-based-meat-products-unhealthy-2019-8

In India’s Slums, ‘Painkillers Are Part Of The Daily Routine’ https://khn.org/news/india-slums-painkillers-chemists-opioid-culture-drug-laws-ripe-for-misuse/

US intelligence: Russia was recovering missile from the sea when it exploded https://www.businessinsider.de/us-intel-says-russia-recovery-of-new-missile-caused-explosion-2019-8

Jack Dorsey has account hacked https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-49532244

Inequality driving ’deaths of despair’ https://www.bbc.com/news/education-48229037