Issue #385 // January 12, 2018

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A letter about Google AMP //ampletter comments

Things I Wish I'd Known About Bash //zwischenzugs comments

Meltdown Proof-of-Concept //github comments

The growing body of evidence that digital distraction is damaging our minds //theglobeandmail comments

Harvesting credit card numbers and passwords from websites //medium comments

Courts: Violating a Website’s Terms of Service Is Not a Crime //eff comments

Building for the Blockchain //ycombinator comments

Dropbox Files Confidentially for U.S. IPO //bloomberg comments

GIMPS Project Discovers Largest Known Prime Number //mersenne comments

Beginner's guide to longevity research //ldeming comments

Casting a $20M Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope //ieee comments

What the Four Color Theorem Can Teach Us About Writing Software //alexkudlick comments

Great things and people that I discovered, learned, read, met, etc in 2017 //fogus comments

“My ten hour white noise video now has five copyright claims” //twitter comments


Does anyone use an alternative to a password manager? //ycombinator

At what point did you incorporate for your startup or side project? //ycombinator

What are you doing for your mental health? //ycombinator

Great science fiction movies? //ycombinator


Google Pay //blog comments

Toapi – Let any web site provide APIs //toapi comments

Frontmacs //github comments

Hooks Data API – Realtime data over webhooks //hooks comments

SureFly – a personal helicopter designed for easy flight //workhorse comments

Pushup alarm – webcam to count pushups //pushupalarm comments

CodeOwl – Organize your notes, todos, and code snippets in one place //codeowl comments


Many packages suddenly disappeared //github comments

A simple Go web server with logging, tracing, health check //github comments

Protecting Google Cloud customers without impacting performance //blog comments

Python decorators they don't tell you about //github comments

Eel – a simple Python library for making little HTML apps //github comments

Bleve: full-text search and indexing for Go //blevesearch comments

Tokei, a fast command line code counter written in Rust //github comments


Regarding the Em Dash //themillions comments

Ultimate Oldschool PC Font Pack //int10h comments

The art of the error message //thestyleofelements comments

The Struggling Artist at 86 //nytimes comments


Britain's Next Megaproject: A Coast-To-Coast Forest //citylab comments

Wang tile //wikipedia comments

How the Å came to be //medium comments

Who Took the Legendary Earthrise Photo from Apollo 8? //smithsonianmag comments


The Great Attention Heist //lareviewofbooks comments

What's the Difference Between Children's Books in China and the U.S.? //npr comments

“Toward the Year 2018”, a speculative book from 1968 //newyorker comments

Top 10 mentioned books from Hacker News in 2017 //medium comments


Dude, you broke the future //antipope comments

New York City in 1993 in HD – DTheater DVHS Demo Tape //youtube comments

Olivetti – Programma 101 //youtube comments

Seattle 3 Year Time-Lapse Video from the Space Needle //medium comments

Japanese craftsmen makes an old, beaten-up book look as good as new //rocketnews24 comments


James Damore has filed a class action lawsuit against Google //techcrunch comments

Products Over Projects //martinfowler comments

When Does Work Actually Get Done? //priceonomics comments

Mistakes to avoid when asking for a raise //hpe comments


The day I accidentally killed a little boy //bbc comments

Losing Faith in the State, Some Mexican Towns Quietly Break Away //nytimes comments

The Legacy of the Mississippi Delta Chinese //npr comments


A Vast, 430-Year-Old World Map //atlasobscura comments

Under River, Outside Time: The Woolwich Foot Tunnel Anomaly //portalsoflondon comments

Physics Simulations //myphysicslab comments

A photographer captures the paths that birds make across the sky //nationalgeographic comments

Articles and Stories We Do Not Want to Read or Edit //theatlantic comments


Browserling goes viral with cheap phone users trying to use WhatsApp //catonmat comments

Why Am I So Lazy? //thecut comments

Apple shareholders push for study of phone addiction in children //bloomberg comments

YC Bio //ycombinator comments

Silicon Valley's Secretive, Orgiastic Side //vanityfair comments

As of today, no US passenger airlines operate the Boeing 747 //arstechnica comments

XPS 13 developer edition 7th generation available //bartongeorge comments

Turning a side project into an open-source project //reaktor comments

An Update on AMD Processor Security //amd comments

Tesla's New York Gigafactory Kicks Off Solar Roof Production //bloomberg comments

Life expectancy in America has declined for two years in a row //economist comments

A Love Letter to Plain Text //afoolishmanifesto comments

Millennials Strike Back: An Esoteric Reading of the Last Jedi //firstthings comments

Getting started with microservices and kubernetes //medium comments

U.S. Bicycle Industry: Statistics and Facts //statista comments

How to Grow as a Data Scientist Part 2 //medium comments

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