Hacker Newsletter #426

Hacker Newsletter

Hacker Newsletter #426


Issue #426 // November 02, 2018 // View in your browser


Datadog: Modern, full stack monitoring for cloud infrastructure, applications and logs all in one platform
//datadog sponsored

IBM acquires Red Hat
//redhat comments

iPhones are allergic to helium
//ifixit comments

Facebook exodus: Nearly half of young users have deleted the app
//cnbc comments

Apple's New Map
//justinobeirne comments

Hubble is back
//nasa comments

Sales mistakes that software engineers make
//pipelinedb comments

IBM’s Old Playbook
//stratechery comments

The SOS in my Halloween decorations
//bbc comments

The Waiting Time Paradox, Or, Why Is My Bus Always Late?
//github comments

The Surprising Power of the Long Game
//fs comments

A note-taking web app that won't ever betray you
//noteto comments

#Show HN

iPad Pro //apple comments

Micro.blog //micro comments

With Proton and Steam Play, many Windows games now work on Linux //protondb comments

Jobs Done – A ritual app for ending the work day inspired by Deep Work //github comments

Space invaders, but the invaders evolve with genetic algorithm //github comments

Monica – Personal CRM, Remember everything about friends and family //github comments

Stay with founders in San Francisco //staywithfounders comments

Turtle.audio – a music sequencer inspired by turtle graphics //turtle comments


A Look at the Design of Lua //acm comments

Algojammer – an experimental Python code editor inspired by Bret Victor //github comments

Fear, trust and JavaScript: When types and functional programming fail //reaktor comments

A fun optimization trick from rsync //plover comments

I wrote a BASIC interpreter in Go //github comments

Carlo – Web rendering surface for Node applications //github comments


Generating custom photo-realistic faces using AI //insightdatascience comments

End-to-end implementation of a machine learning pipeline //github comments

SQL Trainer – Learn SQL by doing live data exercises //bytescout comments

A Gentle Visual Intro to Data Analysis in Python Using Pandas //github comments

Basilica – word2vec for anything //basilica comments

Foundations of ML and AI: Book recommendations //dragan comments

Flexible command line tool to create graphs from CSV data //github comments


Christie’s sells its first AI portrait for $432k //theverge comments

Primitive – recreate your photos with vector-based geometric primitives //primitive comments

Japanese Woodblock Print Search //ukiyo-e comments

My website looks like it went through a photocopier //justinjackson comments


Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds //theguardian comments

Visualizing quaternions: An explorable video series //eater comments

Raising of Chicago //wikipedia comments

Friendly Floatees //wikipedia comments

How to build a Moon base //nature comments


Book Review: A Philosophy of Software Design //pathsensitive comments

Tiny Books Fit in One Hand. Will They Change the Way We Read? //nytimes comments

Getting started with linear algebra //github comments

How to run a calm workplace: review of Basecamp's book //economist comments


Alan Kay: Is It Already Too Late to Create the Future? //nih comments

How I made my own RFID tag //youtube comments


My somewhat complete salary history as a software engineer //humanwhocodes comments

Ask HN: Who is hiring? //ycombinator

Ask HN: Who wants to be hired? //ycombinator

Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? //ycombinator


Graveyard Keeper: How the graphics effects are made //gamasutra comments

Perceptual Illusions //nautil comments

The Strangest Book on the Theory of Computation //recursed comments