Issue #349 // April 28, 2017

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How SSH got port number 22 //ssh comments

Survivorship Bias //xkcd comments

Is Every Speed Limit Too Low? //priceonomics comments

WikiTribune – Evidence-based journalism //wikitribune comments

What programming languages are used late at night? //stackoverflow comments

Want to rescue rural America? Bust monopolies //washingtonpost comments

Experimental Nighttime Photography with Nexus and Pixel //googleblog comments

gRPC-Web: Moving past REST+JSON towards type-safe Web APIs //improbable comments

Resources on creating programming languages //tomassetti comments

A faster BBC News front page //wildlyinaccurate comments


How did you acquire your first 100 users? //ycombinator

Which companies have the best blogs written by their engineering team? //ycombinator

How has volunteering helped you grow? //ycombinator


Lyrebird – An API to copy the voice of anyone //lyrebird comments

Painting with Code: Introducing our new open source library React Sketch.app //airbnb comments

Postal: Open source mail delivery platform, alternative to Mailgun or Sendgrid //github comments

Cleaver – 30-second slideshows for hackers //github comments

Timestrap – Self-hosted online time tracking //github comments

Amazon Echo Look //amazon comments

Commento: Lightweight, open source, tracking-free alternative to Disqus //github comments

Identify Plants with an App //plantsnap comments

GitPitch – Markdown Presentations for Devs on GitHub and GitLab //github comments

Kobble – Notes app that saves directly to GitHub //kobble comments

Spaces: A New Way to Connect with Friends in VR //fb comments

Buku v3.0 – Command Line Bookmark Manager //github comments


Minimal examples of data structures and algorithms in Python //github comments

A response to “An experienced JavaScript dev’s account of learning React” //medium comments

Understand Go pointers //cheney comments

Rooby: a Ruby-like object oriented language written in Go //github comments

JSONSchema to TypeScript compiler //github comments


Graphical User Interface Gallery //toastytech comments

Shopify Polaris – Design System by Shopify //shopify comments


Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting solution to plastic pollution //phys comments

A Primer on Bézier Curves //github comments

Stanford Lecture Notes on Probabilistic Graphical Models //github comments

The Embarrassing History of Crap Thrown into Yellowstone’s Geysers //atlasobscura comments


Robert M. Pirsig has died //npr comments

Lovability Book //aha comments

The $61,392 Book Launch That Let Me Quit My Job //adamwathan comments


The glEnd of Zelda(): Automatic 3Dification of NES Games //cmu comments

A Mind is Born //linusakesson comments

Is it really “Complex”? Or did we make it “Complicated”? //youtube comments


Evidence-based advice we've found on how to be successful in a job //80000hours comments

I Joined Airbnb at 52, Here’s What I Learned About Age, Wisdom, and Tech Industry //hbr comments

Google: My interview experience //gilvegliach comments

What Is ‘Site Reliability Engineering’? //google comments


How to Become Well-Connected //firstround comments

Vanlife, the Bohemian Social Media Movement //newyorker comments


A critique of trends in tech //medium comments

Play multiplayer and singleplayer NES games online //gcubed comments

Mine3D: A Web 3D Minesweeper Game //egraether comments

BreakLock – A hybrid of Mastermind and the Android pattern lock //github comments

MUJI Hut: A 9.1-sqm Minimalist Cabin //muji comments


The Guardian Pulls Out of Facebook’s Instant Articles and Apple News //digiday comments

Hanging up my spurs //lowercasecapital comments

States are moving to cut college costs by introducing open-source textbooks //qz comments

Lilium – Electric vertical take-⁠off and landing jet //lilium comments

Southwest to Stop Overbooking as United Uproar Echoes //bloomberg comments

What a stranger taught me about Japan //bbc comments

The Nightmare Scenario for Florida’s Coastal Homeowners //bloomberg comments

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