Issue #400 // April 27, 2018

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You probably don't need AI/ML. You can make do with well written SQL scripts //threadreaderapp comments

Dumber phone //nomasters comments

Why it took a long time to build the tiny link preview on Wikipedia //wikimedia comments

Scuttlebutt, a Decentralized Alternative to Facebook //inthemesh comments

Magnasanti: Large and Terrifying SimCity (2010) //rumorsontheinternets comments

MIT Researchers Have Developed a ‘System for Dream Control’ //vice comments

Rethinking GPS: Engineering Next-Gen Location at Uber //ubere comments

Interns with toasters: how I taught people about load balancers //rachelbythebay comments

In Beaver We Trust: A Review of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS //bityard comments

A rundown of the new Gmail //blog comments

Jeff Bezos' annual shareholders letter //sec comments

Unraveling rm: what happens when you run it? //safia comments

Introspect Yourself //dcgross comments

Programming in the Debugger //willcrichton comments


What has been your most rewarding job/project and why? //ycombinator

What tools do you use to automate your business? //ycombinator

Effective methods to fight depression? //ycombinator


Mermaid: Markdown-like generation of diagrams and flowcharts from text //github comments

Giving a Broken Barcode Scanner a New Life with Elixir and Nerves //bcarrigan comments

Blloc – minimalist smartphone //blloc comments

Fast website link checker in Go //github comments

HoneyMoney – 100% more Bees than any other personal finance software //HoneyMoney comments

Hyper 2, Electron based terminal //zeit comments


Renting is Throwing Money Away, Right? //affordanything comments

Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule //paulgraham comments

Mathematics I Use //gajendra comments


VS Code can do that? //vscodecandothat comments

Software Testing Anti-patterns //codepipes comments

Designing very large JavaScript applications //medium comments

Parsing JSON is a Minefield //seriot comments

Interactive Go programming with Jupyter //medium comments

HTTP/2 Python-Asyncio Web Microframework //gitlab comments

Slate-md-editor – A markdown editor that allows live editing //github comments


The Quest for the Next Billion-Dollar Color //bloomberg comments

The Woman Who Gave the Macintosh a Smile //newyorker comments

Go's New Brand //golang comments


Intuitive Linear Algebra and 3D Geometry //intuitive-math comments

Introduction to Decision Tree Learning //fritz comments

Gravitation water vortex power plant //wikipedia comments

At the Bottom of the Ocean, a Gloomy Discovery //discovermagazine comments

Microsoft v MikeRoweSoft //wikipedia comments

Burr conspiracy //wikipedia comments


Watch Stanford CS Lectures Together //classroomies comments

The last day of linotype at the NYT //vimeo comments

How to Find Product Market Fit – founder of Segment //youtube comments

Hand Made Vacuum Tubes by Claude Paillard //vimeo comments


Things I Learned from a Job Hunt for a Senior Engineering Role //fuzzyblog comments

List of places to find remote jobs and freelancing projects //google comments

Be likeable or get fired //google comments

High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up for University //npr comments

Tech workers who are engineering a mid-30s retirement //californiasunday comments


Chinese Workers Who Assemble Designer Bags in Italy //newyorker comments

The Known Unknown: Tales of the Yucca Man //longreads comments


Smugmug Acquires Flickr //smugmug comments

Square to buy Weebly for $365M //cnbc comments


A one-second video taken by the Rosetta probe on the surface of a comet //twitter comments

The Underrated Pleasures of Eastern European Dumplings //newyorker comments

Tokyo and Hong Kong in 2018 //haywirez comments

Players Have Crowned a New Best Board Game – And It May Be Tough to Topple //fivethirtyeight comments

One red paperclip //wikipedia comments


Hijack of Amazon’s domain service used to reroute web traffic for two hours //doublepulsar comments

Now Is the Perfect Time for an RSS Renaissance //neflabs comments

My account is sending spam emails //google comments

Towards Scala 3 //scala-lang comments

What I learned by living without artificial light //bbc comments

Giving Up on the Current MacBook Pro Keyboard //theoutline comments

A manufacturing process that produces long strips of high-quality graphene //mit comments

MySQL 8.0 is now generally available //mysqlserverteam comments

A look at terminal emulators, part 1 //lwn comments

Why I'm declining funding from Ruby Together //samphippen comments

Giving meaning to 100B analytics events a day with Kafka, Dataflow and BigQuery //medium comments

So Long Last /8 and Thanks For All the Allocations //ripe comments

Why Invest in Cities? There's Always Another Boise //bloomberg comments

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