Issue #413 // August 03, 2018

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A bootable CD image with a retro game in a single tweet //quaxio comments

Why I Ripped the Same CD 300 Times //john-millikin comments

Learning Dexterity //openai comments

Google Plans to Launch Censored Search Engine in China, Leaked Documents Reveal //theintercept comments

Some Amazon Reviews Are Too Good to Be Believed – They're Paid For //npr comments

Pyxel: A retro game development environment in Python //github comments

Tom Tryniski digitized nearly 50M pages of newspapers in his living room //cjr comments

Keep a Changelog //keepachangelog comments

Evolving Floorplans //joelsimon comments

From developer to entrepreneur: Learning to build an indie startup //twomakers comments

Facebook Lenses //stratechery comments


As a CTO, what is your most frustrating problem with technical debt? //ycombinator

What “dumbphones” are available and viable in the US? //ycombinator

How to overcome fear of flying? //ycombinator


Refresh: concept for a new kind of web browser //refresh comments

Zulip – Open-source, threading-based Slack alternative //zulipchat comments

Make a business model canvas in your browser //github comments

Code with Mu: a simple Python editor for beginner programmers //codewith comments

Taskbook: Like Trello but for the Terminal //github comments

Standup tool that works like Snapchat stories for remote teams //standups comments

Kontext – Learn new words by watching movies in a foreign language //kontext comments

Txxt.app – an ultra simple SMS notepad //txxt comments


Learn how to write an emulator //emulator101 comments

Grain: A strongly-typed functional programming language for the modern web //grain-lang comments

Parinfer – Simpler Lisp Editing //github comments

Termgraph: Python CLI Tool to Draw Graphs //github comments

Glances: cross-platform system monitoring tool written in Python //github comments

Page Lifecycle API //google comments

How to read an RFC //mnot comments

Prospecting for Hash Functions //nullprogram comments

Understanding JavaScript Objects //halolabs comments


Learning Math for Machine Learning //ycombinator comments

Jason's Machine Learning 101 //google comments

GitLab is working on a tool just for data teams //gitlab comments

Google's AutoML: Cutting Through the Hype //fast comments

Wikipedia2Vec – A tool for learning embeddings of words and entities //github comments


Evolving the Firefox Brand //mozilla comments

Building a Kickass Portfolio //zen-of-programming comments

Web Typography Resources //betterwebtype comments

StyleURL – Edit CSS via Chrome Devtools and turn the diff into a gist //styleurl comments


Melatonin: Much More Than You Wanted to Know //lesswrong comments

Why a Typical Home Solar Setup Does Not Work with the Grid Down //syonyk comments

Turbo Button //wikipedia comments

Launch loop //wikipedia comments

Color or Fruit? The Unlikely Etymology of “Orange” //lithub comments

Trout Tickling //wikipedia comments


Bandit Algorithms Book [pdf] //tor-lattimore comments

Books found in dumpster belonged to Thomas Jefferson //msn comments

Tsundoku: The art of buying books and never reading them //bbc comments

The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction //interaction-design comments

Selfie: new book explores how we became so self-obsessed //vox comments


A Rogue Tesla Mechanic Resurrecting Salvaged Cars //youtube comments

Light Painting Machine //youtube comments

Life of an Airline Flight //systemswe comments

Elliptic orbits explained by Albert Baez //youtube comments


Ask HN: Who is hiring? //ycombinator

Almost 80% of US workers live from paycheck to paycheck //theguardian comments

Ask HN: Who wants to be hired? //ycombinator

Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? //ycombinator


How LeBron James' new public school is the first of its kind //sbnation comments

A time in 1994 when Steve Jobs got to use a device like an iPhone //cake comments

The Four Thieves Vinegar Collective //vice comments

“I Have a Secret. My Father Is Steve Jobs” //vanityfair comments

How Silicon Valley Became a Den of Spies //politico comments


Sonic Pi: Compose electronic music with code //sonic-pi comments

Mandalagaba – Create mandalas and tessellations online //mandalagaba comments

The ArdaCraft project seeks to recreate Tolkien’s Middle-earth in Minecraft //ardacraft comments

China’s bike sharing bubble has burst – drone photography captures casualties //scmp comments


Uber shuts down self-driving trucks unit //techcrunch comments

India's first RISC-V based Chip is Here: Linux boots on Shakti processor //geekdave comments

Most Remote Spots in USA Wilderness Complexes //peakbagger comments

Tesla Second Quarter 2018 Update //tesla comments

Fusion.js: A Plugin-Based Universal Web Framework //uber comments

Toy – A thin C++ game engine //github comments

Owl, a new kind of parser generator //github comments

How Lies Spread Online //nytimes comments

Pop_OS 18.04: the state of the art in GNU/Linux on desktop //ar comments

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