Issue #429 // November 30, 2018

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I still miss my headphone jack, and I want it back //fastcompany comments

Questions to Ask Before Joining a Startup //github comments

How to balance full-time work with creative projects //thecreativeindependent comments

Google Tried to Patent My Work After a Job Interview //patentpandas comments

Silent and Simple Ion Engine Powers a Plane with No Moving Parts //scientificamerican comments

Magnus Carlsen Beats Fabiano Caruana to Win World Chess Championship //nytimes comments

How I changed the law with a GitHub pull request //arstechnica comments

The Resistance Is Real – Why Side Projects Are So Hard //davemart comments

Ryanair, Hamiltonian Cycles, and using graph theory to find cheap flights //jonlu comments

Slow Software //inkandswitch comments

Advent of Code 2018 //adventofcode comments

Falcon Heavy Model – Flight 1 //youtube comments


Is there a better way to document complex software architectures? //ycombinator

Have you ever regretted working on a product? //ycombinator

What are you thankful for? //ycombinator

Have you ever inherited a codebase nobody on the team could understand? //ycombinator


Boss as a Service – Hire a boss, get stuff done //bossasaservice comments

The Google Cemetery – A list of dead Google products and why they died //gcemetery comments

Google Container for Firefox – Prevent Google from tracking you around the web //mozilla comments

Amp – A complete text editor for the terminal //amp comments

An open-source collaborative whiteboard //openode comments

Arcentry – Create Interactive Cloud Diagrams //arcentry comments


Open Source is Not About You //github comments

Dive – A tool for exploring each layer in a Docker image //github comments

Go 2, here we come //golang comments

Nnn – a terminal file manager for programmers //github comments

Aminal: Golang terminal emulator from scratch //github comments

Goboy: Multi-Platform Nintendo Game Boy Color Emulator Written in Go //github comments


Amazon’s own ‘Machine Learning University’ now available to all developers //amazon comments

AI Mistakes Bus-Side Ad for Famous CEO, Charges Her With Jaywalking //caixinglobal comments

Optimization in the context of machine learning //algorithmia comments

Real-time 3D Face Reconstruction //github comments

Analyzing My Google Location History //towardsdatascience comments


NES.css 8-bit style CSS framework //github comments

The special effects for the computer display in “Escape From New York” //twitter comments

Open-sourcing my wedding website on my first anniversary //github comments

The Story Behind the IKEA Photo of Amsterdam //petapixel comments

A Mystery Font That Took Over New York //nytimes comments


Vladimir Lukyanov's hydraulic computer //pruned comments

Learn Git Branching //js comments

Shamir’s Secret Sharing Scheme //ericrafaloff comments

Sousveillance //wikipedia comments

Airglow //wikipedia comments

Space Infrastructure Servicing //wikipedia comments

The Pontoon Bridges That Carry Millions at Kumbh Mela //theatlantic comments


Fundamental Algorithms of Machine Learning //dropbox comments

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

The Matrix Cookbook [pdf] //uwaterloo comments

Practical Cryptography for Developers //nakov comments


Time-lapse video of a rocket launch seen from space //syfy comments

Math and Analogies //betterexplained comments

The Shinkansen Story //youtube comments

The End of the Beginning //ben-evans comments


Ask HN: Why not more hiring of junior devs, then on-the-job-training? //ycombinator

You Only Need 50% of Job “Requirements” //talent comments

Ask HN: Resources for introverted devs to learn workplace politics? //ycombinator

The Art of Job Interviewing //artofwork comments


‘I’m Broke and Mostly Friendless, and I’ve Wasted My Whole Life’ //thecut comments

How to Land on Mars //nytimes comments

Video Games in East Germany: The Stasi Played Along //zeit comments

A Business with No End //nytimes comments

The FBI of the National Park Service //outsideonline comments


“The 's' is sad”: 4-year-old submits Linux kernel doc patch //kernel comments

A fullscreen desktop application resembling a sci-fi computer interface //github comments

Shortcut Roulette – Dangerous, unhelpful shortcut for iOS 12 //shortcutroulette comments

MazeBattles.com – Race to solve generated mazes //mazebattles comments


Backdoor in event-stream library dependency //github comments

A debt-collection machine that’s chewing up small businesses across America //bloomberg comments

The new Yahoo? Facebook should heed the lessons of internet history //economist comments

Ditching the MacBook Pro for a MacBook Air //bradfrost comments

A list of practical projects that anyone can solve in any programming language //github comments

If it's not fun anymore, you get nothing from maintaining a popular package //github comments

China blacklists millions from booking flights as 'social credit' introduced //independent comments

OpenCV 4.0 //opencv comments

Concurrency Glossary //github comments

Gitless: A simple version control system built on top of Git //gitless comments

Wooden bikes //materiabikes comments

Casey Neistat’s Viral Marketing Strategy //medium comments

Easy-to-use curl command to send email notifications //curlmail comments

Making transparent wood //youtube comments

Essential – A weekly planner for work, personal and social life //essentialcal comments

Oglivy's smart dress shows how often women are groped at clubs //qz comments

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