Issue #348 // April 21, 2017

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Electron is flash for the desktop //josephg comments

How We Built r/Place //redditblog comments

Steve Ballmer serves up a data trove about government spending in the US //nytimes comments

USA Facts – Federal, state, and local data from government sources //usafacts comments

Chrome 59 has cross-platform headless support //chromestatus comments

Google plans ad-blocking feature in Chrome browser //wsj comments

Tmux and Vim – even better together //bugsnag comments

Arturo Di Modica has a point //gregfallis comments

Hard-won lessons: Five years with Node.js //scottnonnenberg comments

The Art of Writing One-Sentence Product Descriptions //dave-bailey comments

Early Macintosh Emulation Comes to the Archive //archive comments


Best business advice for software developers //ycombinator

How to actually “talk to your customers”? //ycombinator

YC Summer 2017 Invites/Rejections //ycombinator


CodeStar – Quickly Develop, Build, and Deploy Applications on AWS //amazon comments

Building a r/place in a weekend //josephg comments

Google Earth Redesigned //google comments

Audioshop – Audio image editing //github comments

UrlRoulette – Pass a URL to the next visitor //urlroulette comments

EatHow – Figure out what to make with the food you already have //eathow comments

Microsoft To-Do Preview //office comments

Maze Generator //github comments

Record and share police/fire radio systems //openmhz comments


Docker is transitioning to Moby //github comments

Data structures and algorithms interview questions and their solutions //quora comments

90% of Python in 90 Minutes //slideshare comments

PHP 7 Virtual Machine //github comments

Slate.js: Customizeable rich text library inspired by Draft.js //slatejs comments

Moby: An open-source project to advance containerization //docker comments

Nim programming language //nim-lang comments

Webhook – A lightweight configurable tool written in Go //github comments


Rope Science – Computer science concepts behind the Xi editor //github comments

Teeny Tiny Mansion: text adventure game formally proven to have no dead ends //clifford comments

Miniatures: Mathematical and Algorithmic Applications of Linear Algebra [pdf] //cuni comments


A Competitive Programmer's Handbook //cses comments

Calculus Made Easy (1914) //djm comments

Me and SVG //codepen comments

Chess Tactics Explained in Plain English //chesstactics comments

No bullsh!t guide to linear algebra – v2 //minireference comments

The History of Computer RPGs //crpgbook comments


Python plays Grand Theft Auto V //pythonprogramming comments

Explain mathematically a video from a space station //mathoverflow comments


How many jobs really require college? //devinhelton comments

Climbing the wrong hill //cdixon comments

More Americans now work full-time from home than walk and bike to office jobs //qz comments


A customer reported an error in the map used by Flight Simulator //microsoft comments

Street Fighter II's AI Engine //sf2platinum comments

A look at my BBS Software from '93 //github comments

An Oral History of Something Awful //vice comments

A two-button mechanical keyboard that types ASCII values, one bit at a time //github comments


How to Raise a Creative Child – Step One: Back Off (2016) //nytimes comments

What made Xerox PARC special? Who else today is like them? //quora comments

Vanguard Is Growing Faster Than Everybody Else Combined //nytimes comments

Analysis of the United Airlines passenger removal incident //hasbrouck comments

McDonald's Real Estate: How They Really Make Their Money //wallstreetsurvivor comments

How the Airlines Became Cartels //nytimes comments

A document to help you start a tech cooperative //feeltrain comments

Facebook and the Cost of Monopoly //stratechery comments

Receding glacier causes Canadian river to vanish in four days //theguardian comments

Next Generation MITnet //github comments

VR essential to design of Nvidia’s new headquarters //archpaper comments

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