HN:Live JSON revision - 2019-09-02
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Beginner’s Guide to Linkers (2010) http://www.lurklurk.org/linkers/linkers.html

Leon Sans, a geometric typeface made with code https://github.com/cmiscm/leonsans

Dumbdown – A Tree Language that compiles to HTML. An alternative to Markdown https://treenotation.org/designer/#standard%20dumbdown

Windows X86-64 System Call Table https://j00ru.vexillium.org/syscalls/nt/64/

Ways to Tweak Slow SQL Queries http://www.helenanderson.co.nz/sql-query-tweaks/

Fridge Condenser Fans – Old and New [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CO5UjO0ZmUQ

What ’RC’ in ’.bashrc’ Stands For https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Run_commands

Magritte: A Language for Pipe-Based Programming [pdf] http://files.jneen.net/academic/thesis.pdf

Dynamic Storage Allocation: A Survey and Critical Review (1995) [pdf] http://csapp.cs.cmu.edu/3e/docs/dsa.pdf

The more you learn, the faster you can learn http://pranay.gp/how-to-learn-things-at-1000x-the-speed

Arabic and Islamic Themes in Frank Herbert’s “Dune” (2004-2017) https://baheyeldin.com/literature/arabic-and-islamic-themes-in-frank-herberts-dune.html

CHURP: Dynamic-Committee Proactive Secret Sharing https://eprint.iacr.org/2019/017.pdf

NanoLog – a nanosecond scale logging system for C++ https://github.com/PlatformLab/NanoLog

Coherent virtual absorption of elastodynamic waves https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/8/eaaw3255

5000 years ago Sahara was a green landscape with lakes and rivers https://twitter.com/fall_of_civ_pod/status/1168101940758306817

Show HN: Square Game https://smitop.com/square-game/

Hong Kong Students Boycott Classes on the First Day of the School Year https://time.com/5666731/hong-kong-student-strike-class-boycott-protest/

The Mysterious Vaping Illness That’s ‘Becoming an Epidemic’ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/31/health/vaping-marijuana-ecigarettes-sickness.html

The Theory of Concatenative Combinators (2007) http://tunes.org/~iepos/joy.html

Show HN: DBML – simple DSL language to document database schemas https://www.dbml-lang.org/

Micro Front end done right https://github.com/frontyjs/fronty

Please “seek to educate people, not cancel them” https://twitter.com/EmmaWedekind/status/1167841071780548609

PySceneDetect – A tool for detecting scenes in movies https://pyscenedetect.readthedocs.io/en/latest/reference/command-line-params/

Show HN: Adjustabike – open-source adjustable bike (DIY bicycle kit) https://github.com/JamieTaylor23/Adjustabike

China’s lunar rover discovers strange substance on far side of the moon https://www.cnet.com/news/chinas-lunar-rover-discovers-strange-substance-on-far-side-of-the-moon/

Progressive Face Super-Resolution via Attention to Facial Landmark https://arxiv.org/abs/1908.08239

What it’s like to eject out of a military jet https://www.popsci.com/what-aircraft-ejection-is-like/

The air conditioning trap: how cold air is heating the world – Environment https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/29/the-air-conditioning-trap-how-cold-air-is-heating-the-world

What a tweet tells us about spy satellites [video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=JRLVFn9z0Gc

Amazon’s “two-pizza teams”: The ultimate divisional organization (2013) https://jasoncrawford.org/two-pizza-teams

Quantum Convolutional Neural Networks https://www.nature.com/articles/s41567-019-0648-8

Survey and Benchmarking of Machine Learning Accelerators https://arxiv.org/abs/1908.11348

Why Some Cars Have Gas Tank Fillers on the Left or the Right (2017) https://jalopnik.com/why-some-cars-have-gas-tank-fillers-on-the-left-or-the-1792790492

Brain-reading tech is coming. The law is not ready to protect us https://www.vox.com/2019/8/30/20835137/facebook-zuckerberg-elon-musk-brain-mind-reading-neuroethics

Pie – Proving, Interpolating and Eliminating on the Basis of First-Order Logic https://arxiv.org/abs/1908.11137

Cees Bassa on Twitter: An analysis of U.S. spy satellite capabilities https://twitter.com/cgbassa/status/1167578706379988992

A comparison of the perfomance of a few popular JavaScript frameworks https://github.com/krausest/js-framework-benchmark

Belgium and the Netherlands Swap Land, and Remain Friends https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/28/world/europe/belgium-netherlands-land-dispute.html

Show HN: Compare Map on the Same Scale https://github.com/dimitrimarion/compare-map

Xkcd Forum Hacked https://forums.xkcd.com/

Shop less, live more – save the planet. It doesn’t sound that bad to me https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/aug/31/shop-less-green-future-sustainable-environment-retail

Saving the banana from extinction and the problem with farming monoculture http://theconversation.com/the-quest-to-save-the-banana-from-extinction-112256

Show HN: Log File Anomaly Detector https://www.zebrium.com/anom-detector

CreaturePack: High Performance 2D WebGL Character Animation with WebAssembly https://medium.com/@kestrelm/creaturepack-high-performance-2d-webgl-character-animation-with-webassembly-72c436bec86c

Show HN: Create-react-extension for browser extensions https://github.com/VasilyShelkov/create-react-extension

YouTube: Web 3.0 and Privacy – Computerphile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rervzX0LIrk

Elon Musk: Humanity Is a Kind of ’Biological Boot Loader’ for AI https://www.wired.com/story/elon-musk-humanity-biological-boot-loader-ai/

Sources say China used iPhone hacks to target Uyghur Muslims https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/31/china-google-iphone-uyghur/

xkcd: 562k Accounts breached according to haveibeenpwned https://twitter.com/haveibeenpwned/status/1168090499271389184

$0 revenue, 2 years and $106,000 in spent expenses later https://www.indiehackers.com/post/4497419ee0

How to Draw Mushrooms on an Oscilloscope with Sound https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtR63-ecUNo

Show HN: Chrome extension that plants trees for free while shopping at 50k shops https://www.treeclicks.com

Show HN: I created an alternative to Crowdfunding for devs, programmers etc. https://crowdsourcer.io