Issue #404 // May 25, 2018

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The Stuxnet worm may be the most sophisticated software ever written //quora comments

Amazon device recorded private conversation, sent it out to random contact //kiro7 comments

How to Come Up with Profitable Business Ideas //indiehackers comments

GDPR: Don't Panic //jacquesmattheij comments

What we've learned from building Ghost after 5 years and $3M //ghost comments

The Bill Gates Line //stratechery comments

Deconstructing Kitty //josh comments

Charging electric scooters is a cut-throat business //theatlantic comments

Earth-Moon Fire Pole //xkcd comments

Tearing apart printf() //maizure comments

Ocean-going robots that could revolutionize fishing, drilling, and science //bloomberg comments

Ten Years of Vim //matthias-endler comments


Why is nearing completion so demotivating? //ycombinator

What, if anything, do you listen to while coding? //ycombinator


Winds 2.0: It’s Time to Revive RSS //getstream comments

Wired-elements – UI web components with a hand drawn, sketchy look //wiredjs comments

Filmstro: Royalty-Free Music //filmstro comments

AsteroidOS – An open-source operating system for smartwatches //asteroidos comments

Grayscale the Web – A Chrome extension to help avoid mindless browsing //google comments

Screely – Instantly turn screenshots into beautiful images //screely comments


Adobe Photoshop 1.0.1 Source Code //computerhistory comments

The Egg //galactanet comments


Algorithms and Data Structures Explained and Implemented in JS //github comments

HyperApp – 1k JS framework for building web apps //github comments

Cannoli – A compiler for a subset of Python written in Rust //github comments

A relatively simple Datalog engine //github comments

Gojay – Performant JSON encoder/decoder for Golang //github comments


Command-line Tools can be 235x Faster than a Hadoop Cluster //adamdrake comments

AI and Compute //openai comments

State-of-the-art text classification with universal language models //fast comments

Simple and comprehensive tutorials in Deep Learning using TensorFlow //github comments

Growing up with AI //medium comments


Reddit's redesign increases power usage of user's devices //reddit comments

Hidden Sheep and Typography Archaeology //medium comments


An Interesting Pattern in the Prime Numbers: Parallax Compression //novaspivack comments

How a Kalman filter works, in pictures //bzarg comments

Ditch the Batteries: Off-Grid Compressed Air Energy Storage //lowtechmagazine comments


Professor Frisby's Mostly Adequate Guide to Functional Programming //gitbooks comments

The Power of Prolog //metalevel comments

Book recommendation: Measure what matters //gatesnotes comments

Finland's cities are havens for library lovers //theguardian comments

Humble Bundle: Web design and development ebooks //humblebundle comments


The Secret of Monkey Island – Documentary about Adventure Games - //youtube comments

Doug Engelbart's advice to a young software developer //youtube comments

Civ 5 AI battle – All 43 Civs on same map //youtube comments

What they won't teach you in calculus //youtube comments


I became CEO at 20. Here's what I learned //twitter comments

How I targeted the Reddit CEO with Facebook ads to get an interview at Reddit //twicsy-blog comments

Solving dynamic programming interview problems //refdash comments

Whiteboardfree – Developer Jobs at Companies That Don't Whiteboard //whiteboardfree comments

How to become a part-time programmer //codewithoutrules comments

My First Year of Freelancing //silvestarbistrovic comments


Japan's secret spy agency //theintercept comments

A new Xbox controller to make gaming accessible to more people with disabilities //microsoft comments


82-Year-Old Japanese Woman Finds Success in Coding //aarp comments

Why did I spend 1.5 months creating a Gameboy emulator? //rekawek comments

Counting Bees on a Raspberry Pi with a ConvNet //matpalm comments

Inside the 76477 Space Invaders sound effect chip //righto comments


Introducing Git protocol version 2 //googleblog comments

Uber Self-Driving Car That Struck Pedestrian Wasn’t Set to Stop in an Emergency //ntsb comments

Getting 1Password 7 ready for the Mac App Store //agilebits comments

Libui: a portable GUI library for C //github comments

JavaScript is Good, Actually //ashfurrow comments

Instapaper is temporarily shutting off access for European users due to GDPR //theverge comments

One-Of-a-Kind Private Train Takes on Florida’s Traffic Nightmare //bloomberg comments

Vuido builds desktop apps using Vue.js without Electron //vuejs comments

My favorite principle for code quality //pathsensitive comments

Amazon’s Mechanical Turk Has Reinvented Research //jstor comments

HackerForums.co, a forum for the crowd that hangs out on HN //hackerforums comments

A SQLite Tutorial with Node.js //stackabuse comments

Interactive Waffle Charts in Excel //policyviz comments

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