Hacker Newsletter #443

Hacker Newsletter

Hacker Newsletter #443


Issue #443 // March 08, 2019 // View in your browser


Datadog: real-time monitoring for cloud-scale environments, unifying metrics, logs, and distributed traces in one place
//datadog sponsored

U.S. users are leaving Facebook by the millions, Edison Research says
//marketplace comments

The password “ji32k7au4a83” has been seen over a hundred times
//twitter comments

SpaceX Crew Dragon Docks with International Space Station
//bloomberg comments

Serious Chrome zero-day
//sophos comments

Everyone should read support emails
//medium comments

Firefox Experiments I Would Have Liked to Try
//ianbicking comments

Linux Desktop Setup
//hookrace comments

From video game to day job: How ‘SimCity’ inspired a generation of city planners
//latimes comments

Understand, Design, Build: A Framework for Problem-Solving
//lob comments

The hard part in becoming a command line wizard
//johndcook comments

#Ask HN

Tools or sites you use to scope out a workplace before taking a job?

What made you change your mind about a programming language/paradigm?

#Show HN

Ghidra, NSA's reverse-engineering tool //nsa comments

TLDR Stock Options //tldroptions comments

PCjs Machines //pcjs comments

AdNauseam – clicking ads so you don't have to //adnauseam comments

Spritestack – 3D pixelart editor based on sprite stacking technique //spritestack comments

Truffle: Finds business deductions in your personal spending history //gotruffle comments

Create Chart Images from a URL //quickchart comments


A surprisingly arcane little Unix shell pipeline example //utoronto comments

Beautiful Python List Prompts Package //github comments

My shell script for HTTP/HTTPS troubleshooting and profiling //github comments

Noise Mapping with KSQL, a Raspberry Pi and a Software-Defined Radio //confluent comments

Vulcanizer: A Library for Operating Elasticsearch //githubengineering comments

Pipe To Me – Stream data over HTTP using curl //github comments


Implementing a Neural Network from Scratch in Python //victorzhou comments

Python Data Science Handbook: Full Text in Jupyter Notebooks //github comments

Hacker News BigQuery Dataset //google comments

Seven Unix Commands Every Data Scientist Should Know //github comments


Weekend ‘catch-up sleep’ is a lie //washingtonpost comments

Lambda Cube //wikipedia comments

Seabed 2030 project aims to map the entire ocean floor //gebco comments


I wrote a book about WebAssembly //ycombinator comments

A Book about Qt5 //github comments

Top books discussed on Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites //gitlab comments

On Tolstoy's “War and Peace” //newcriterion comments


SpaceX Crew Demo-1 Mission //spacex comments

An Alternative to the American Way of Innovation //youtube comments

Sharpest bread kitchen knife in the world //youtube comments


Ask HN: Who is hiring? //ycombinator

Google Moves to Address Wage Equity, and Finds It’s Underpaying Many Men //nytimes comments

A listing of companies that don't do whiteboard job interviews //github comments

What you need to know before you join a startup //reading comments

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

Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking Freelancer? //ycombinator


The Troika Laundromat //occrp comments

The Well-Meaning Bad Ideas Spoiling a Generation //nautil comments

#Startup News

Lyft Files S-1 //sec comments

Square Inc. Co-Founder Tristan O’Tierney Dies at 35 //bloomberg comments


A random dungeon generator that fits on a business card //twitter comments

Pac-Man: How We Played the Game //retrobitch comments

Vim.dev is redirected to Emacs website //vim comments

1940s Florida in Kodachrome //flashbak comments