Issue #382 // December 22, 2017

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Google Maps' Moat //justinobeirne comments

Chrome is Not the Standard //chriskrycho comments

Introducing the GoodWatch //goodwatch comments

iPhone Performance Degrades as Battery Ages //geekbench comments

Dynamicland //dynamicland comments

Show HN: An educational blockchain implementation in Python //github comments

In Japan, small children take the subway and run errands alone //citylab comments

Improving my productivity using Pomodoro: takeaways after 2 years of practice //cherti comments

Elasticsearch For Beginners: Indexing your Gmail Inbox //github comments

How do Ruby and Python profilers work? //jvns comments


Magic Leap One //magicleap comments

Boardgame.io: State management and more for turn-based games //github comments

Algorithmia – Open Marketplace for Algorithms //algorithmia comments

OpenRailwayMap //openrailwaymap comments

FoldingText – Plain text productivity for Mac users //foldingtext comments

Chalkdust – A magazine for the mathematically curious //chalkdustmagazine comments

Open Paperless – Scan, index, and archive paper documents //github comments

Swimlanes – A web app for creating sequence diagrams with Markdown //swimlanes comments


Oh sh!t, git: Getting myself out of bad situations //ohshitgit comments

Learning to operate Kubernetes reliably //stripe comments

SQL Injection Wiki //netspi comments

How to Design a Scalable Rate Limiting Algorithm //konghq comments

Termipal – native micro-GUIs for shell scripts and command line apps //termipal comments

Python library for functional programming //github comments

The Last JSON Spec //tbray comments

Cr – Runs your tasks at maximum concurrency //github comments

Building a Poor Man’s Deep Learning Camera in Python //makeartwithpython comments


Tacotron 2: Generating Human-Like Speech from Text //googleblog comments

How to break a Captcha system in 15 minutes with Machine Learning //medium comments


Racing for Realism //pixar comments

The Screenless Office //screenl comments

Retrotechnology – PC desktop screenshots from 1983-2005 //typewritten comments


Mining Bitcoin with pencil and paper: 0.67 hashes per day //righto comments

Modes, Medians and Means: A Unifying Perspective //johnmyleswhite comments

Matrices from a geometric perspective //coranac comments

Kowloon Walled City //wikipedia comments

Toyetic //wikipedia comments


Artists and writers whose works enter the public domain in 2018 //publicdomainreview comments

Exploring Physics with Geometric Algebra, Book I [pdf] //peeterjoot comments

Ask HN: Books you read in 2017? //ycombinator

Humble “Be a Coder” Book Bundle //humblebundle comments


Dozens of Companies Are Using Facebook to Exclude Older Workers from Job Ads //propublica comments

I’m Peter Roberts, immigration attorney who does work for YC and startups. AMA //ycombinator

How to not waste time on a side project when trying to get a job //hackcareer comments


The Pentagon’s U.F.O. Program //nytimes comments

Her six-hour commute each day seems crazy, but her affordable rent is not //latimes comments

Bruce Brown, 80, Dies; His ‘Endless Summer’ Documented Surfing //nytimes comments


Neighbor's house alarm triggers when I put my car in reverse //reddit comments

Long Island Iced Tea Soars 500% After Changing Its Name to Long Blockchain //bloomberg comments

Hundreds ‘Rickrolled’ in Campus Prank at Cornell //cornellsun comments

World's steepest funicular railway opens in Switzerland //swissinfo comments


Firefox is on a slippery slope //drewdevault comments

Norway votes to decriminalise drugs and offer treatment instead of jail time //inews comments

Amazon's Fake Review Problem //brianbien comments

Excel team considering Python as scripting language: asking for feedback //ycombinator comments

AIM will be discontinued today //aol comments

Why you can’t cash out part 1: Bitcoin’s “price” is largely fictional //davidgerard comments

Metal Gear Solid V – Graphics Study //adriancourreges comments

What Needs to Happen Before Electric Cars Take Over the World //nytimes comments

3D visualization of image color spaces //alexander comments

Google will turn on native ad-blocking in Chrome on February 15 //techcrunch comments

The Amazon Machine //ben-evans comments

Hiding code from Git diff //twistlock comments

HTML 5.2 Recommendation //w3 comments

The Case Against Reading Everything //thewalrus comments

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