Top Posts for April 16, 2018

Amazon warehouse workers ‘peed in bottles’ fearing punishment for taking breaks

Summary: An undercover author told The Sun that workers at an Amazon warehouse in the UK “peed in bottles” because they were scared walking to a bathroom would cause them to miss targets.

Keywords: amazon, warehouse, time, workers, survey

Full article on pulse.ng | 756 Points and 659 Comments

Teenager facing prison for downloading unsecured files from government website

Summary: The 19-year-old facing a criminal charge for downloading files from Nova Scotia’s freedom-of-information portal sits in a sofa in his parent’s living room in Halifax.

Keywords: information, computer, police, public, downloading

Full article on cbc.ca | 655 Points and 409 Comments

Time to rebuild the web?

Summary: Today, you can no longer learn by copying; while View Source still exists on most browsers, the complexity of modern web pages have made it next to useless.

Keywords: web, sites, source, simple, technologies

Full article on oreilly.com | 575 Points and 423 Comments

NirSoft Freeware (2008)

Summary: My name is Nir Sofer, and I’m experienced developer with extensive knowledge in C++, .NET Framework, Windows API, and Reverse Engineering of undocumented binary formats and encryption algorithms.

Keywords: utilities, site, web, nirsoft, information

Full article on nirsoft.net | 543 Points and 190 Comments

I built a progressive web app and published it in three app stores

Summary: And it required me to runtime debug the JavaScript code on a 3rd party website just so that I can get past their buggy client-side validation, so that my info will flow to Apple, so that I can submit my app to the store.

Keywords: app, web, apple, store, apps

Full article on debuggerdotbreak.judahgabriel.com | 409 Points and 333 Comments

What Data Does Facebook Collect When I’m Not Using Facebook, and Why?

Summary: Cookies also help us recognize which visitors are Facebook users so we can provide aggregated demographic information, like age and gender, about the people using the app.

Keywords: facebook, information, apps, websites, ads

Full article on newsroom.fb.com | 395 Points and 269 Comments

Ketamine has ‘fast-acting benefits’ for depression

Summary: He said because it was being given as a nasal spray it was “much easier to administer” than intravenous ketamine and was “potentially quicker to give, so it means more people can be dosed at the same time” and you need less equipment.

Keywords: ketamine, treatment, depression, study, people

Full article on bbc.co.uk | 328 Points and 192 Comments

Distributed architecture concepts I learned when building a large payment system

Summary: We chose to handle this with versioning and optimistic locking, having the sytems that implement idempotent behaviour use a strongly consistent store as their data source.

Keywords: system, distributed, systems, data, payments

Full article on blog.pragmaticengineer.com | 306 Points and 42 Comments

Coinbase acquires Earn.com

Summary: If you’re an existing Earn.com user or sender, everything will continue as before in the short term, with one exception: we’ve put our token launch on the back burner and will instead focus on integrating with Coinbase’s infrastructure and scaling up our service.

Keywords: users, senders, emails, email, coinbase

Full article on news.earn.com | 302 Points and 138 Comments

Should I just stop attempting to make these trivial patches? (2004)

Summary: So I very much encourage it, evenif I often don’t have the time to actually worry about small patches, and I try to get suckers^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hother developers like Rusty to try to acts as quality control and a “gathering place”.

Keywords: patches, trivial, time, level, patch

Full article on lkml.org | 280 Points and 29 Comments

Why New York City Stopped Building Subways

Summary: 1940: City takes over the private subways Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia took advantage of the disastrous finances of the BMT and IRT, ravaged by the Depression and the ban on fare increases, to acquire both companies.

Keywords: subway, construction, avenue, transit, city

Full article on citylab.com | 254 Points and 241 Comments

Microsoft built its own custom Linux kernel for its new IoT service

Summary: Typically, these kinds of devices, which could be anything from a toy to a household gadget or an industrial application, don’t often get updated and hence, security often suffers.

Keywords: devices, azure, sphere, microsoft, cloud

Full article on techcrunch.com | 249 Points and 200 Comments

Kaniko: Build container images in Kubernetes

Full article on cloudplatform.googleblog.com | 235 Points and 33 Comments

Linux 4.17-rc1: “We removed more lines than we added”

Summary: The most special thing that happened is purely numerology: we’ve passed the six million git objects mark, and that is reason enough to call the next kernel 5.0.

Keywords: updates, fixes, update, arm, driver

Full article on lkml.iu.edu | 230 Points and 75 Comments

OLPC’s $100 laptop was going to change the world

Summary: Instead of trying to reach an entire country, OLE Nepal has spread around 5,300 laptops across areas where OLPC’s hardware still has an advantage: remote rural districts with no data networks or wired internet, accessible only through hours of hiking.

Keywords: olpc, laptop, laptops, negroponte, children

Full article on theverge.com | 211 Points and 194 Comments

Over 65,000 Home Routers Are Proxying Bad Traffic for Botnets, APTs

Summary: Botnet operators and cyber-espionage groups (APTs) are abusing the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol that comes with all modern routers to proxy bad traffic and hide their real location from investigators.

Keywords: upnp, upnproxy, routers, router, akamai

Full article on bleepingcomputer.com | 208 Points and 88 Comments

Papers from the Lost Culture of Array Languages (2011)

Summary: Notation as a Tool of Thought , Ken Iverson’s 1979 Turing Award Lecture, is the most widely read paper on APL.

Keywords: apl, languages, array, iverson, years

Full article on prog21.dadgum.com | 181 Points and 71 Comments

Show HN: Hacker Daily, a daily podcast for Hacker News readers

Summary: At Octopart, Harish helped lead the company to profitability, scale the team, and build critical pieces of the infrastructure, product and tech stack, until its acquisition by Altium in August 2015.

Keywords: angellist, hacker, hear, harish, dave

Full article on hackerdaily.co | 167 Points and 43 Comments

Growing a Language, by Guy Steele (1998) [video]

Full article on youtube.com | 162 Points and 19 Comments

General Assembly sells to Adecco for $413M

Summary: The European human resources services company Adecco Group said that is acquiring the New York-based, programming, design, and management training startup General Assembly for $413 million.

Keywords: general, assembly, adecco, million, company

Full article on techcrunch.com | 157 Points and 71 Comments

Windows 10 works incorrectly with Large memory pages

Summary: For 7-Zip users: If you are ready to test it, please call those benchmark commands and write report here in this forum thread: 1) Exact windows version.

Keywords: pages, windows, large, system, versions

Full article on sourceforge.net | 156 Points and 85 Comments

U.S. companies banned from selling components to ZTE

Summary: A senior department official tells Reuters , in no uncertain terms, that the company, “provided information back to us basically admitting that they had made these false statements.”

Keywords: zte, made, statements, false, company

Full article on techcrunch.com | 155 Points and 115 Comments

The Boring Company raises $112M from Musk, early employees

Summary: Provide the amount of the gross proceeds of the offering that has been or is proposed to be used for payments to any of the persons required to be named as executive officers, directors or promoters in response to Item 3 above.

Keywords: securities, section, offering, rule, act

Full article on sec.gov | 144 Points and 114 Comments

Bill Joy: Why the Future Doesn’t Need Us (2000)

Summary: and to consider what makes it worthwhile for him: Groucho Marx, Willie Mays, the second movement of the Jupiter Symphony, Louis Armstrong’s recording of “Potato Head Blues,” Swedish movies, Flaubert’s Sentimental Education, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, the apples and pears by Cézanne, the crabs at Sam Wo’s, and, finally, the showstopper: his love Tracy’s face.

Keywords: technologies, weapons, human, nanotechnology, machines

Full article on wired.com | 140 Points and 53 Comments

Guild Wars 2 distributed spyware in order to detect cheaters

Full article on reddit.com | 128 Points and 82 Comments

Dinero.js – JavaScript library for working with monetary values

Summary: You can perform arithmetic operations, extensively parse and format them, check for a number of things to make your own development process easier and safer.

Keywords: dinero, instance, format, locale, global

Full article on sarahdayan.github.io | 116 Points and 69 Comments

KLEE LLVM Execution Engine

Full article on klee.github.io | 114 Points and 18 Comments

Personalized Hey Siri

Summary: In an effort to reduce such False Accepts (FA), our work aims to personalize each device such that it (for the most part) only wakes up when the primary user says “Hey Siri.” To do so, we leverage techniques from the field of speaker recognition.

Keywords: speaker, siri, hey, recognition, vector

Full article on machinelearning.apple.com | 112 Points and 52 Comments

Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer with Immune Therapy

Summary: Other studies presented at the meeting also highlighted advances in immunotherapy against lung cancer, but were at earlier points in the research and less likely to bring about immediate changes in medical practice.

Keywords: immunotherapy, cancer, patients, lung, chemotherapy

Full article on nytimes.com | 108 Points and 77 Comments

Apple needs to tackle the issue of smartphone addiction

Summary: Take healthy eating as an analogy: we have advice from scientists and nutritionists on how much protein and carbohydrate we should include in our diet; we have standardised scales to measure our weight against; and we have norms for how much we should exercise.

Keywords: apple, devices, people, digital, advertisement

Full article on wired.co.uk | 107 Points and 104 Comments

Show HN: Phi-editor, a text editor implemented in Go and SDL

Summary: The editor is written as if it’s a game, so it will probably eat up your battery , as well as run possibly quite slow - especially if you dont have a dedicated GPU - and probably crash frequently .

Keywords: apr, files, editor, configuration, run

Full article on github.com | 98 Points and 34 Comments

Blowing in the wind: Plutonium at former nuclear weapons site

Summary: Tom Carpenter, executive director of the watchdog group Hanford Challenge, asserts that the demolition project used too many unskilled workers, attempted to do the work too fast and failed to adopt known safety measures that would have helped contain the contamination.

Keywords: department, energy, plutonium, site, plant

Full article on latimes.com | 94 Points and 76 Comments

To ban Telegram Russian regulator blocked two million ip adresses(translated)

Summary: To:AfrikaansAlbanianAmharicArabicArmenianAzerbaijaniBasqueBelarusianBengaliBosnianBulgarianCatalanCebuanoChichewaChinese (Simplified)Chinese (Traditional)CorsicanCroatianCzechDanishDutchEnglishEsperantoEstonianFilipinoFinnishFrenchFrisianGalicianGeorgianGermanGreekGujaratiHaitian CreoleHausaHawaiianHebrewHindiHmongHungarianIcelandicIgboIndonesianIrishItalianJapaneseJavaneseKannadaKazakhKhmerKoreanKurdish (Kurmanji)KyrgyzLaoLatinLatvianLithuanianLuxembourgishMacedonianMalagasyMalayMalayalamMalteseMaoriMarathiMongolianMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliNorwegianPashtoPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSamoanScots GaelicSerbianSesothoShonaSindhiSinhalaSlovakSlovenianSomaliSpanishSundaneseSwahiliSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduUzbekVietnameseWelshXhosaYiddishYorubaZulu

Keywords: burmese, creolehausahawaiianhebrewhindihmonghungarianicelandicigboindonesianirishitalianjapanesejavanesekannadakazakhkhmerkoreankurdish, gaelicserbiansesothoshonasindhisinhalaslovaksloveniansomalispanishsundaneseswahiliswedishtajiktamilteluguthaiturkishukrainianurduuzbekvietnamesewelshxhosayiddishyorubazulu, nepalinorwegianpashtopersianpolishportuguesepunjabiromanianrussiansamoanscots, kyrgyzlaolatinlatvianlithuanianluxembourgishmacedonianmalagasymalaymalayalammaltesemaorimarathimongolianmyanmar

Full article on translate.googleusercontent.com | 93 Points and 29 Comments

Why Do Fantasy Novels Have So Much Food?

Summary: It’s yellow ice cream on a stick, ice-cold on the outside and molten on the inside, and described as “buttery and creamy … with just a hint of toffee, and twenty other even better tastes.” Butter-pie has never existed, except in the pages of Jones’s book and in the imaginations of readers.

Keywords: fantasy, food, cream, maslen, tolkien

Full article on atlasobscura.com | 93 Points and 100 Comments

The 100th Meridian, Where the Great Plains Begin, May Be Shifting

Summary: Some historians say it could be argued that white settlement beyond the meridian influenced everything from the end of slavery (plantations could not expand beyond the line, weakening the South) to the development of modern firearms (settlers with single-shot muskets couldn’t compete with native peoples’ rapid-fire arrow attacks, until they became the first, best customers for new Colt repeating revolvers and rifles).

Keywords: meridian, line, west, climate, east

Full article on ldeo.columbia.edu | 92 Points and 29 Comments

Elementary Algebra (1971)

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Keywords: obj, endobj, stream, algebra, paper

Full article on softwarepreservation.org | 89 Points and 12 Comments

Boycotting Amazon

Summary: Conditions are so dire, a recent poll of 100 Amazon warehouse workers from labor advocacy group Organise showed that more than half suffer from depression, and eight percent had contemplated suicide .

Keywords: amazon, nike, workers, sick, company

Full article on thenextweb.com | 86 Points and 96 Comments

Tesla Temporarily Stops Model 3 Production Line

Summary: Tesla, however, says this is part of a planned period of downtime that was similar to another shutdown in February, and it isn’t intended to have an affect on the company’s current production targets for the car.

Keywords: production, tesla, model, shutdown, periods

Full article on theverge.com | 83 Points and 44 Comments

The Web We Lost (2012)

Summary: This isn’t some standard polemic about “those stupid walled-garden networks are bad!” I know that Facebook and Twitter and Pinterest and LinkedIn and the rest are great sites, and they give their users a lot of value.

Keywords: web, people, social, links, technorati

Full article on anildash.com | 77 Points and 33 Comments

Police extracted fingerprints from WhatsApp photos to convict drug dealers

Summary: Cops in Wales managed to use a picture sent via the popular chat app to extract fingerprints belonging to a suspected drug dealer.

Keywords: police, evidence, wales, extract, bbc

Full article on bgr.com | 75 Points and 29 Comments

For the first time ever, Microsoft will distribute its own version of Linux

Summary: Microsoft announced on Monday a new technology called Azure Sphere , a new system for securing the tiny processors that power smart appliances, connected toys, and other gadgets.

Keywords: microsoft, azure, linux, sphere, system

Full article on businessinsider.com | 71 Points and 98 Comments

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Keywords: physical, activity, thickness, sedentary, mtl

Full article on journals.plos.org | 71 Points and 12 Comments

Cryptocurrency YouTuber Ian Balina hacked out of $2M during a livestream

Full article on thenextweb.com | 69 Points and 39 Comments

Chinese Social Media Site Reverses Gay Content Ban After Uproar

Summary: Weibo’s “cleanup” campaign highlighted the intense pressure that media companies in China face to purge sites of content that the authorities deem offensive.

Keywords: gay, weibo, content, campaign, internet

Full article on nytimes.com | 66 Points and 45 Comments

Facebook points finger at Google and Twitter for data collection

Summary: Today’s blog post merely notes that “When you visit a site or app that uses our services, we receive information even if you’re logged out or don’t have a Facebook account.

Keywords: facebook, data, companies, information, youtube

Full article on techcrunch.com | 60 Points and 66 Comments

Borderline BBS: A Commodore 64 dial-up BBS (2014) [video]

Full article on youtube.com | 58 Points and 28 Comments

Decentralized applications – “experimenting with blockchain” is more than tech

Summary: Considering especially that many Blockchain startups are not providing a groundbreaking improvement to the end-user and that incumbents are extremely strong, the „re-creating applications in a decentralized way“ strategy might not be the best one to pick.

Keywords: blockchain, sociall, experimenting, startups, music

Full article on researchly.leobosankic.com | 50 Points and 9 Comments

Show HN: Value My Funnel – Figure out the value of a visitor, lead and customer

Summary: As we begin to learn more about you and assign you to new segments, you’ll start to see how we’re changing how we talk to you.

Keywords: segments, changing, belong, individual, talk

Full article on valuemyfunnel.com | 50 Points and 16 Comments