Hacker Newsletter #438

Hacker Newsletter

Hacker Newsletter #438


Issue #438 // February 01, 2019 // View in your browser


Stripe Atlas - the easiest way to create a startup
//stripe sponsored

FaceTime bug lets you hear audio of person you are calling before they pick up
//9to5mac comments

Why isn't the internet more fun and weird?
//jarredsumner comments

Instacart paying 80 cents an hour because worker received a large tip
//workingwa comments

KABOOM in 180 lines of bare C++
//github comments

A Standard and Clean Series A Term Sheet
//ycombinator comments

Remembering Roger Boisjoly: He Tried to Stop Shuttle Challenger Launch
//npr comments

How to Hack an Expensive Camera
//github comments

Product-building articles by PMs at major tech companies
//find comments

Facebook shares shoot up after strong Q4 earnings despite data breach
//techcrunch comments

Getting Ahead by Being Inefficient
//fs comments

Netflix Flexes
//stratechery comments

A novel approach to onboarding
//hiri comments

#Ask HN

What is an example of a super simple SaaS that is profitable?

Why can’t I block all incoming calls that aren’t in my contact list?

#Show HN

Firefox 65.0 released //mozilla comments

Websocketd //websocketd comments

Open startups with their revenue, metrics, and stories //postmake comments

Royalty Free No Copyright Music for All Your Projects //wowa comments

Notepin – Extremely simple blogging platform //notepin comments

Chaoslist – A self-prioritizing todo-list //chaoslist comments

Quid – try micropayments instead of ads or subscriptions //quid comments


X-spreadsheet – A JavaScript canvas spreadsheet for web //github comments

The Day I Fell in Love with Fuzzing //nullprogram comments

Learn React fundamentals //github comments

“Bug-O” Notation //overreacted comments

Apprise – A lightweight all-in-one notification solution //github comments

Lapis – A web framework for Lua or Moonscript //leafo comments

The MIT License, Line by Line //kemitchell comments


AlphaStar: Mastering the Real-Time Strategy Game StarCraft II //deepmind comments

Practical Deep Learning for Coders 2019 //fast comments

Deep Learning GUI to Create, Train and Visualize Models in a Browser //aifiddle comments

Tensorflow 2.0 Preview //tensorflow comments


Humaaans: Mix-and-match illustrations of people with a design library //humaaans comments

Exclusive Design //vasilis comments


Some Fundamental Theorems in Mathematics //arxiv comments

A Self-Learning, Modern Computer Science Curriculum //github comments

Simulating blobs of fluid //peeke comments

New insights into mitochondria reveal how life expends energy //nautil comments


Linear Algebra by Jim Hefferon – free textbook //smcvt comments

Game Loop //gameprogrammingpatterns comments

Asynchronous Programming in Rust book //github comments


Cancelling Dropbox Pro is hard //useloom comments

Table-Saw Kickback on Camera //youtube comments


Design Patterns for Managing Up //acm comments

Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work? //nytimes comments

The worst career advice I ever received //hackernoon comments

Ask HN: Highest paying remote companies? //ycombinator

Ask HN: Top three questions for a startup before accepting a job offer? //ycombinator

Ask HN: If my company bills me out at $165/hr what should my salary be? //ycombinator


The Personal Toll of Whistle-Blowing //newyorker comments

The Art of Decision-Making //newyorker comments

Dave Cutler’s five-decade-long quest for quality //microsoft comments

#Startup News

Dropbox buys HelloSign for $230M //techcrunch comments

Upsolve – TurboTax for Bankruptcy //ycombinator

Loop, a new zero-waste platform that may change how we shop //fastcompany comments

Tesla Q4 2018 Earnings Letter //tesla comments


Amiga Music Tracker in JavaScript //stef comments

8bit Workshop //8bitworkshop comments

Masahiro Kikuno, Japanese Independent Watchmaker //watchesbysjx comments

Maze Design //uwaterloo comments

DLS – The digital logic simulator game //itch comments