Issue #415 // August 17, 2018

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Using FOIA Data and Unix to halve major source of parking tickets //mchap comments

Markov Chains Explained Visually //setosa comments

The Total Beginner's Guide to Game AI //gamedev comments

The easiest way to keep your web apps accessible: Just use text //logrocket comments

Georgia Tech Creates Cybersecurity Master’s Degree Online for Less Than $10k //gatech comments

YC China and Qi Lu //ycombinator comments

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on What We Set Out to Do //jamesclear comments

A side project in medical devices //chrisseaton comments

One man designed and built the ultimate bush plane //arstechnica comments

Jobs Inside the API //putanumonit comments


Best way to publish papers as a non-scholar? //ycombinator

Best way to introduce programming to a 5 year old? //ycombinator

Cities underserved by tech jobs //ycombinator


Leo Editor //leoeditor comments

WorldBrain – full text, local search of your browsing history //worldbrain comments

Dev.to is now open source //github comments

VuePress: a static site generator that excels at working with documentation //forestry comments

Introducing Electron Fiddle //medium comments

Redshift – A better flux program for Linux //jeppson comments

Blind: an anonymous, corporate social network //techcrunch comments

Publii – open source static CMS for everyone //github comments


Would You Let the I.R.S. Prepare Your Taxes? //nytimes comments

Strawberry Pop-Tart Blow-Torches //pmichaud comments

Creating the alien writing in Infinifactory //zachtronics comments


1/0 = 0 //hillelwayne comments

Serverless Docker Beta //zeit comments

The 10:1 rule of writing and programming //ybrikman comments

SQLite Release 3.25.0 adds support for window functions //sqlite comments

Rb – Turns Ruby into a command line utility //github comments

Code review review is the manager’s job //hecate comments


Academic Torrents – Making 27TB of research data available //academictorrents comments

Cost of a Join //brianlikespostgres comments

K-anonymity //wikipedia comments

TensorFlow 2.0 is coming //google comments


Visual Cheatsheet for CSS Grid Layout //malven comments

Bulma – Flexbox CSS framework //bulma comments

The World's Newest, Most Gloriously Designed Maps //atlasobscura comments


Potato paradox //wikipedia comments

Alcubierre drive //wikipedia comments

Absolute Hot //wikipedia comments

Tide-Predicting Machine No. 2 //wikipedia comments

Project Natick – Underwater datacenter with live cameras //microsoft comments

Trap Street //wikipedia comments


OpenStax – openly licensed textbooks //openstax comments

Ask HN: Recommendations of good cybercrime novels? //ycombinator

What Does Immersing Yourself in a Book Do to Your Brain? //lithub comments

The Bell System Technical Journal //archive comments

Trust Me I'm Lying: A Summary and Review //quanticle comments

Tell HN: New book on Apollo Guidance Computer //sunburstandluminary comments


Traveling to the Sun: Why Won’t Parker Solar Probe Melt? //nasa comments

Why you should, and shouldn’t, join a startup //atrium comments

Palestine's unique stretchy ice cream //bbc comments


People start hating their jobs at 35 //bloomberg comments

US bosses now earn 312 times the average worker's wage //theguardian comments

How to Hire //hbr comments


Exapunks //zachtronics comments

Original Source code for the Furby [pdf] //seanriddle comments

Meteor showers from space //meteorshowers comments

14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor //wpri comments


Ultralight – Lightweight, Pure-GPU HTML UI Renderer for C++ //ultralig comments

Katie's New Face //nationalgeographic comments

Americans Own Less Stuff, and That’s Reason to Be Nervous //bloomberg comments

A $250 Biohack That’s Revolutionizing Life with Diabetes //bloomberg comments

Notes Nearing Ninety: Learning to Write Less //theparisreview comments

FDA approves first generic version of EpiPen //washingtonpost comments

Paperkast //ycombinator comments

The Birth of Video Recording //labguysworld comments

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