Issue #405 // June 01, 2018

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Reddit just passed Facebook as #3 most popular website in US //alexa comments

The Importance of Deep Work and the 30-Hour Method for Learning a New Skill //azeria-labs comments

UTC Is Enough for Everyone, Right? //zachholman comments

I Write Letters to CEOs //johnwdefeo comments

30 years later, QBasic is still the best //nicolasbize comments

A cartoon intro to DNS over HTTPS //mozilla comments

Side-channel attacking browsers through CSS3 features //evonide comments

WTF: A personal information dashboard for your terminal //github comments

Curb Cuts //99percentinvisible comments

Continuous Domain Game of Life in Python with Numpy //github comments


What interesting thought did you read on HN but couldn't find later? //ycombinator

Learning multiple languages vs. mastering one //ycombinator


Parabola.io – Automate your work with visual programming //parabola comments

Recursive Recipes – directions to make food from scratch //recursive comments

Write every day, measure your progress, achieve your writing goals //writingstreak comments

Free Music Archive //freemusicarchive comments

Clippi.io lets you collect your visual inspiration from any video //clippi comments

NimForum – A lightweight alternative to Discourse //github comments

Plainbudget: Minimalist Plain Text Budgeting //github comments

JQBX – Social Listening Web/Mobile App //jqbx comments

All SF Scooters on One Map //anyscoot comments


Diamonds Suck //diamondssuck comments

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning //mariovittone comments

How Many Objects Can Be Juggled //fermatslibrary comments


Python’s For - Else //pythontips comments

Black: An uncompromising Python code formatter //github comments

Actix: a small, pragmatic, and fast Rust web framework //actix comments

Why Is Front-End Development So Unstable? //breck-mckye comments

Reality Driven Development: Fixing Project Management in Software //brightball comments

Chromely – Lightweight Alternative to Electron for .NET and .NET Core //github comments

Maid – Markdown driven task runner //github comments


AI winter is well on its way //piekniewski comments

Gym Retro //openai comments

Our machine learning and NLP journey //wootric comments


Cool Backgrounds //coolbackgrounds comments

Logo design trends of 2018 //logolounge comments

Best Practices with CSS Grid Layout //smashingmagazine comments

PatternFly – a web UI framework by RedHat //patternfly comments

The ReCode Project, an archive of computer art //recodeproject comments


High school physics course notes, with JavaScript simulations //github comments

Every Ruler in Europe Every Year Since 400 BC //thesoundingline comments

Three-sided Football //wikipedia comments

Soundex //wikipedia comments


Read first pages of novels, and reveal the author and title if you're hooked //recommendmeabook comments

Harvard Classics Book Download //myharvardclassics comments

The Awk Programming Language (1988) [pdf] //archive comments

What's Going on in Your Child's Brain When You Read Them a Story? //npr comments

Ask HN: Which non-programming books are a beneficial read for programmers? //ycombinator comments

Ask HN: What's one book that changed your life? //ycombinator comments

Resilient Web Design //resilientwebdesign comments


Zig: programming language designed for robustness optimality and clarity //youtube comments

Traffic flow measured on different 4-way junctions //youtube comments


Walmart will begin offering to subsidize college tuition for its U.S. workers //nytimes comments

Vermont will cover $10K of expenses for people who move there and work remotely //qz comments

Y’all Ain’t Killing Me: The Rise of “Super Jobs.” //theunderemployedlife comments


Why Do Americans Stay When Their Town Has No Future? //bloomberg comments

Drone-mapping slums for land titling – one pixel at a time //factordaily comments


I put all my personal data on eBay //olifro comments

The London Tube Heartbeat //tubeheartbeat comments

The Old Robots //theoldrobots comments

What really happened to that melted NASA camera? //nasa comments


De Beers admits defeat over man-made diamonds //cnn comments

Gnome has moved to GitLab //gitlab comments

Cost of a 51% Attack on Popular Cryptocurrencies //crypto51 comments

There are real reasons for Linux to replace ifconfig, netstat, etc //utoronto comments

Emacs 26.1 released //gnu comments

Learn cryptographic engineering by example //github comments

The US military is funding an effort to catch deepfakes and other AI trickery //technologyreview comments

How to Avoid Distractions and Start the Right Company //atrium comments

Tomorrow's cities: Google's Toronto city built 'from the internet up' //bbc comments

Makita has made a sturdy coffee machine aimed at construction workers //alphr comments

A megathread on breaking away from Google //reddit comments

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