Issue #433 // January 02, 2019

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Please do not attempt to simplify this code //github comments

Congress votes to make open government data the default in the United States //e-pluribusunum comments

Things I Don’t Know as of 2018 //overreacted comments

Larry Roberts has died //nytimes comments

Fridge 0.2 //joeyh comments

How the Valley treats experienced people //rachelbythebay comments

Seeing Theory: A visual introduction to probability and statistics //brown comments

My one-liner Linux Dropbox client //lpan comments

Countries that have preoccupied Americans the most since 1900 //pudding comments


What technologies did you learn in 2018? //ycombinator

Which tool do you use to create beautiful diagrams? //ycombinator

Did you delete your Facebook account in 2018? //ycombinator


Guesstimate – A Spreadsheet for things that aren't certain //getguesstimate comments

Fish shell 3.0 //github comments

Blender 2.8 //blender comments

lsix: ls for images //github comments

Open source JavaScript library to record and replay the web //rrweb comments

Vector Logo Zone – SVG logos for your readme or credits page //vectorlogo comments

Haiku Beta is finally here //medium comments

Games Console //mitxela comments


Windows file access performance compared to Linux //github comments

SSH Examples, Tips and Tunnels //hackertarget comments

Ruby 2.6 //martinezgomez comments

Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures Using Python //interactivepython comments

Brain.js //github comments

Liquid: Vim and Emacs-inspired editor written in Clojure //github comments

Solving murder with Prolog //github comments


Inter UI, a typeface designed for user interfaces //rsms comments

CSS grid garden //cssgridgarden comments

The Elements of UI Engineering //overreacted comments

Wiv.js – A library for a more wiggly div //github comments

Foundations of Animation //angryanimator comments

Designing web page layouts for screen readers //benrobertson comments


Human blood cells can be directly reprogrammed into neural stem cells //dkfz comments

Teach Yourself Logic: A Study Guide [pdf] //logicmatters comments

Mental Models I Find Repeatedly Useful //medium comments

Why Are Printed Circuit Boards Usually Green? //seeedstudio comments

A Sound So Loud That It Circled the Earth Four Times //nautil comments

Long Life Vehicle //si comments


Ask HN: Favorite nonfiction books of 2018? //ycombinator

Crypto 101 – Introductory course on cryptography //crypto101 comments

Learn Prolog Now //learnprolognow comments

Bach, the Master Recycler //nybooks comments


Ask HN: Best talks of 2018? //ycombinator

How Facebook tracks you on Android //ccc comments

Photo Wake-Up: 3D Character Animation from a Single Photo //washington comments

Raspberry Pi Pet Detector Camera Using Python, TensorFlow, and Twilio //youtube comments

My video with 47M views was stolen on YouTube //youtube comments

Scanning books at 250 pages a minute //u-tokyo comments


New Office Hours Aim for Well Rested, More Productive Workers //nytimes comments

A curated list of lists of interview questions //github comments

If You’re Over 50, Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won’t Be Yours //propublica comments


A fake hitman, a kill list, a darknet vigilante, and a murder //wired comments

How AlphaZero Mastered Its Games //newyorker comments


Discord raises $150M, surpassing $2B valuation //techcrunch comments

Elon Musk Unveils Boring Co's First Tunnel //latimes comments


DOOMBA //richwhitehouse comments

How DOOM fire was done //fabiensanglard comments

Emacs Fireplace //github comments

T * sin (t) ≈ Christmas tree //github comments

New York Sky Turns Bright Blue After Transformer Explosion //nytimes comments

Colin O’Brady Completes Crossing of Antarctica with Final 32-Hour Push //nytimes comments

Physics puzzles //lockhaven comments


A new spline //github comments

Living paycheck to paycheck is disturbingly common //washingtonpost comments

At Blind, a security lapse revealed complaints from Silicon Valley employees //techcrunch comments

China Cracks Down on Churches //nytimes comments

The Skylab 4 mutiny, 1973 //libcom comments

The Ant Design Christmas Egg That Went Wrong //shunliang comments

Let the Fountain Pens Flow //nytimes comments

Bullet Journaling //popsci comments

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