Hacker Newsletter #388

Hacker Newsletter

Hacker Newsletter #388


Issue #388 // February 02, 2018 // View in your browser


Triplebyte - Helping Engineers Find Great Startups
//triplebyte sponsored

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan to Create Healthcare Company
+ a great Stratechery write-up
//bloomberg comments

NASA’s IMAGE satellite, lost since 2005, is alive
//skyriddles comments

Strava heatmap can be used to locate military bases
//twitter comments

Observable Notebooks
//observablehq comments

With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit
//theconversation comments

The Follower Factory
//nytimes comments

Craftsmanship – The alternative to the four-hour work week mindset
//hackernoon comments

Google doesn’t necessarily need innovation
//medium comments

If You Multitask During Meetings, Your Team Will, Too
//davepaola comments

Uncovering 2017’s Largest Malvertising Operation
//confiant comments

#Ask HN

What is your favorite YouTube channel for developers?

What website, from your early days on the net, do you miss?

#Show HN

LinuxBoot: Linux as Firmware //linuxboot comments

Content-aware image resize library //github comments

Regexper – Regular expressions visualizer //regexper comments

Shotcut: Free, open source, cross-platform video editor //shotcutapp comments

LibreOffice 6.0 released //documentfoundation comments

Uber Bike – A New Way to Commute or Explore //uber comments

Yoda: Personal assistant, based on the command line //github comments


Red Hat to Acquire CoreOS //redhat comments

Extensions in Firefox 59 //mozilla comments

The full-time job of keeping up with Kubernetes //gravitational comments

An introduction to Reactive Programming //github comments

Reducing Memory Usage in Ruby //tenderlovemaking comments

A minimalist guide to tmux //medium comments

Interactive Ansible Tutorial //github comments

Deep-copying in JavaScript //dassur comments

Fir: A Friendly, Interactive Ruby REPL //nasseri comments

Jq alternative built on top of JavaScript anonymous functions – fx //github comments


Matrix Calculus for Deep Learning //usfca comments

How to solve most NLP problems: a step-by-step guide //insightdatascience comments

Practical Deep Learning for Coders 2018 //fast comments

Kaggle Learn review: there is a deep learning track and it is worth your time //techandmortals comments

Data Science at the Command Line //datascienceatthecommandline comments


Graham's Number Is Too Big to Tell How Big It Is //scientificamerican comments

A mutational timer is built into the chemistry of DNA //phys comments

Functioning ‘mechanical gears’ seen in nature //cam comments

Norton I, Emperor of the United States //wikipedia comments


My new favorite book of all time //gatesnotes comments

Garbage collectors open a library with abandoned books //cnn comments

Designing Distributed Systems E-Book //microsoft comments


Xi: an editor for the next 20 years //recurse comments

An animated introduction to the Fourier Transform //youtube comments

It’s Surprising How Much Small Teams Can Get Done //ycombinator comments

Mechanical Laser Show //youtube comments


Ask HN: Who is hiring? //ycombinator comments

Why I left Google (HN search results) //algolia comments


Operation Gunman – how the Soviets bugged IBM typewriters //cryptomuseum comments

Hans Peter Luhn and the Birth of the Hashing Algorithm //ieee comments

What Life Looks Like When Night Lasts for Days //nytimes comments


How to Slice a Bagel into Two Linked Halves //georgehart comments

Send the Barbarian in First //thewalrus comments

Python 1.0.0 is out //google comments

Formula E reveals second-generation car //motorsport comments

Stomped.io – Massively Multiplayer HTML5 Platformer Game //stomped comments