Issue #320 // September 30, 2016

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Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species //spacex comments

Bike manufacturer sees huge reduction in delivery damage by printing TV on box //medium comments

Facebook, Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft Create Partnership on AI //techcrunch comments

Heavy SSD Writes from Firefox //servethehome comments

Two years spent spamming spammers back //medium comments

Pixels and voxels, the long answer //medium comments

Not Just Any Old Geek //oldgeekjobs comments

Exponent – Build native apps in JS that work across both iOS and Android //getexponent comments

What 2,000 Calories Looks Like (2014) //nytimes comments

Using Gmail with Mutt //smalldata comments


I Am Sam Altman, President of YC Group. AMA //ycombinator

What do you wish someone would build? //ycombinator

When are you considered a “senior” programmer? //ycombinator


Ripgrep – A new command line search tool //burntsushi comments

UnGoogled Chromium: Chromium with enhanced privacy, control and transparency //github comments

Snapchat Releases First Hardware Product, Spectacles //wsj comments

InstaPart – Build circuit boards faster with instant parts //snapeda comments

Teleport – Modern SSH server for clusters and teams //github comments

How many days until? //days comments

Jpeg.io – Convert any major image format into a highly optimized JPEG //jpeg comments

Tomato – Pomodoro Timer //stripenight comments

Are you trackable? An irrevocable persistent browser cookie //robinlinus comments

Transparent Startups – From Side Projects to Profitable Startups //transparentstartups comments

SnapPrint – Design your t-shirt in less than a minute //snapprint comments


Leaflet 1.0 – A JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps //leafletjs comments

G9.js – Automatically Interactive Differentiable Graphics //omrelli comments

V86 – An x86-compatible CPU and hardware emulator //github comments

Rebase and merge pull requests //github comments

Live visualization of Kafka streams //alooma comments


How Convolutional Neural Networks Work //github comments

Neural Photo Editor //github comments

Announcing YouTube-8M: A Large and Diverse Labeled Video Dataset for Research //googleblog comments


Figma 1.0 – Collaborative interface design tool //figma comments

Burning Ship Fractal //wikipedia comments

Google Web Fonts Typographic Project //github comments


Proof without words: Cubes and Squares //fermatslibrary comments

Space Travel (the video game that led to creation of Unix) //wikipedia comments


Confessions of a Necromancer //hintjens comments

Printed Books from WhatsApp with Python and LaTeX //beckman comments


What I Wish I Had Known Before Scaling Uber //youtube comments

The hippest internet cafe of 1995 //vox comments


House Passes Employee Stock Options Bill Aimed at Startups //morningconsult comments

Employee #1: Coinbase //themacro comments


Original bulletin board thread in which ‘:-)’ was proposed //cmu comments

Patent troll tales: Lee Cheng, Newegg //unpatent comments

Haiku Project //haiku-os comments

Game Genie declassified: That summer I played 230 Game Boy games //eurogamer comments

Lamp – a soothing lava lamp //github comments


Finance is Not the Economy //unz comments

Defending Against Hackers Took a Back Seat at Yahoo, Insiders Say //nytimes comments

What I Learned from a Stroke at 26: Make Time to Untangle //nytimes comments

Project Shield //google comments

Fat-fueled brain: unnatural or advantageous? //scientificamerican comments

Am I Introverted, or Just Rude? //nytimes comments

Inside the Chicago Police Department’s secret budget //chicagoreader comments

An LA man who has built dozens of tiny houses for the homeless //curbed comments

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