Tech & News

  1. Commercial Solar (tesla.com) discuss
  2. An Indigenous Man Who Declared His Own Country (nytimes.com) discuss
  3. How the world will change as computers spread into everyday objects (economist.com) discuss
  4. Resilience and rewiring of the passenger airline networks in the United States (arxiv.org) discuss
  5. A History of Börek (historytoday.com) discuss
  6. Gaussian Processes, not quite for dummies (yugeten.github.io) discuss
  7. A typo that almost crashed a plane (sfchronicle.com) discuss
  8. The Long Road to the Student Debt Crisis (wsj.com) discuss
  9. The boring technology behind a one-person Internet company (broadcast.listennotes.com) discuss
  10. The Å-Machine (linusakesson.net) discuss
  11. 100 million dollars to reshape the economics of the web (foundation.mozilla.org) discuss
  12. What the Ctenophore says about the evolution of intelligence (aeon.co) discuss
  13. Researchers build microscopic biohybrid robots propelled by muscles, nerves (techxplore.com) discuss
  14. L.A.'S Wildest Cafeteria Served Utopian Fantasy with a Side of Enchiladas (2014) (collectorsweekly.com) discuss
  15. Ldraw: Lego Modeling in Rust (segfault87.github.io) discuss
  16. MSVC's implementation of the C++ Standard Library (github.com) discuss
  17. WeWork parent pulls IPO following pushback: sources (reuters.com) discuss
  18. Mark of Integrity (2009) (cabinetmagazine.org) discuss
  19. Richard M. Stallman resigns (fsf.org) discuss
  20. Pwnat – Autonomous Nat Traversal (2010) (samy.pl) discuss
  21. The Unsinkable Modernist (nybooks.com) discuss
  22. Equifax doesn't want consumers to get their $125 (nytimes.com) discuss
  23. What it was like to fly the baddest airplane (arstechnica.com) discuss
  24. A basement hacker transformed Donkey Kong for the Atari 2600 (arstechnica.com) discuss
  25. Where you are born is more predictive of your future than any other factor (gatesfoundation.org) discuss
  26. Most Massive Neutron Star Ever Detected (greenbankobservatory.org) discuss
  27. Show HN: Statistical tool for analyzing a Git repository (github.com) discuss
  28. Day Two to One Day (stratechery.com) discuss
  29. Catastrophic effects of working as a Facebook moderator (theguardian.com) discuss
  30. Take a Look at the Crossrail Station Under Bond Street (ianvisits.co.uk) discuss
  31. A Lunar Space Elevator Is Feasible and Inexpensive, Scientists Find (observer.com) discuss
  32. China's slowdown deepens; industrial output growth falls to 17.5-year low (reuters.com) discuss
  33. Show HN: I made a resume generator for developers (bytevitae.com) discuss
  34. Gitlab More Than Doubles Valuation to $2.75B Ahead of Planned 2020 IPO (forbes.com) discuss
  35. The Internet Relies on People Working for Free (onezero.medium.com) discuss
  36. Open sourcing crypto-arbitrage bot in Python – back to the dawn of crypto hype (my-it-notes.com) discuss
  37. Hong Kong tries and fails to hire PR firms to rebuild image (bbc.com) discuss
  38. Raising Prices Is Hard (backblaze.com) discuss
  39. Sourceress (YC S17) hiring ML engineers – no ML experience required, remote OK (sourceress.com) discuss
  40. Firefox moving to 4 week releases (hacks.mozilla.org) discuss
  41. Emergent Tool Use from Multi-Agent Interaction (openai.com) discuss
  42. Joel Spolsky and Clive Thompson discuss the past, present, and future of coding (stackoverflow.blog) discuss
  43. WeWork’s Back Is Against a Wall (wsj.com) discuss
  44. Man Who Hired Deadly Swatting Gets 15 Months (krebsonsecurity.com) discuss
  45. Slack Shared Channels (slackhq.com) discuss
  46. United States Files Civil Lawsuit Against Edward Snowden (justice.gov) discuss
  47. Cosmoteer: A starship design, simulation, and battle game (cosmoteer.net) discuss
  48. Socialist Rifle Association (socialistra.org) discuss
  49. Show HN: StartupGIFs – A repo of GIFs for every situation (startupgifs.com) discuss
  50. Don't Let Congress Hand Patent Abusers Their Ultimate Wishlist (eff.org) discuss
  51. Release Keras 2.3.0 · Keras-team/Keras (github.com) discuss
  52. Applying to YC Early Decision – Wren (YC S19) (blog.ycombinator.com) discuss
  53. A Love Letter to Personal Websites (vanschneider.com) discuss
  54. A neural network to auto-complete your thoughts (transformer.huggingface.co) discuss
  55. Functional RL with Keras and Tensorflow Eager (medium.com) discuss
  56. Trump Will End California’s Authority to Set Stricter Auto Emissions Rules (nytimes.com) discuss
  57. Icelandic farmers' secret ingredient: volcanoes (weforum.org) discuss
  58. Fossil fuel divestment has ‘zero’ climate impact, says Bill Gates (ft.com) discuss
  59. ScholarMe (YC S19) is hiring engineer #1 in Toronto (notion.so) discuss
  60. NY Fed rescues overnight lending market with $53B (cnn.com) discuss
  61. The media's hit piece on Richard Stallman (libreledger.net) discuss
  62. US Files Lawsuit Against Edward Snowden for Violation of CIA and NSA NDAs (justice.gov) discuss
  63. UCLA’s 1948 Mechanical Computer [video] (vimeo.com) discuss
  64. The Burden of Leadership: Why Richard Stallman Was Right to Step Down (righteousruminations.blogspot.com) discuss
  65. Create and apply simple filters to an image using OpenCV and Python (amehta.github.io) discuss
  66. Postgres Makes Transactions Atomic (brandur.org) discuss
  67. Retool (YC W17) Hiring Engineers, Designers, etc. in San Francisco (news.ycombinator.com) discuss