Quiet Hacker News

  1. Facebook lured advertisers by inflating video ad-watch times: lawsuit (mercurynews.com)
  2. What I loved about Paul Allen (gatesnotes.com)
  3. ChuChu TV is responsible for widely-viewed toddler content on YouTube (theatlantic.com)
  4. Why is FFTW written in OCaml and what makes it so fast? (quora.com)
  5. Lessons learned from creating a real-time collaborative rich-text editor (ckeditor.com)
  6. An Unintuitive Take on Data Augmentation for Self-Driving Cars (towardsdatascience.com)
  7. A new python HTTP service framework from the maker of requests and pipenv (python-responder.org)
  8. China May Have $5.8T in Hidden Debt with ‘Titanic’ Risks (bloomberg.com)
  9. GitHub launches Actions, its workflow automation tool (techcrunch.com)
  10. MongoDB switches up its open source license (techcrunch.com)
  11. Do We Worship Complexity? (innoq.com)
  12. A new book calls attention to Stanford Ovshinsky and his inventions (smithsonianmag.com)
  13. Show HN: Polar – an offline web browser with annotations and tagging (getpolarized.io)
  14. Lisprolog – Interpreter for a Simple Lisp, Written in Prolog (metalevel.at)
  15. How Employers Track Their Workers (theatlantic.com)
  16. The High Stakes of Surfing’s Wave-Pool Arms Race (theatlantic.com)
  17. Uber Proposals Value It at $120B in Possible 2019 IPO (wsj.com)
  18. Where Oil Rigs Go to Die (2017) (theguardian.com)
  19. American Mercenaries Were Hired to Assassinate Politicians in the Middle East (buzzfeednews.com)
  20. Does being bored make us more creative? (2014) (fermatslibrary.com)
  21. A Brief History of Shopping: From Sears to Amazon in four uneasy upheavals (city-journal.org)
  22. The man who dodged the Dogecoin (decryptmedia.com)
  23. Optimizing Clang: A Practical Example of Applying BOLT (github.com)
  24. Nurx (YC W16) Is Hiring Senior Software Engineers (boards.greenhouse.io)
  25. Show HN: GraphQL lib for real-time apps (github.com)
  26. Gartner picks digital ethics and privacy as a strategic trend for 2019 (techcrunch.com)
  27. UGears – 3D Wooden Mechanical Model Kits, 3D Puzzles (ugears.us)
  28. How Exercise Might “Clean” the Alzheimer's Brain (scientificamerican.com)
  29. Google to Charge Phone Makers for Android Apps in Europe (nytimes.com)
  30. App Engine’s New Go 1.11 Runtime (blog.golang.org)