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Startup Playbook (2015)

Migrate Jest to TypeScript

Design Considerations for High-Throughput Cloud-Native RDBMS [pdf]

An Almost-Secret Algorithm Researchers Used to Break Thousands of RSA Keys

Ahead of IPO, Airbnb achieves profitability for second year in a row

Consumption of a dark roast coffee blend reduces DNA damage in humans

Scale AI is hiring engineers to accelerate the development of AI

I’m not convinced that this wasn’t the second biggest mistake of my life

Lester Wunderman, Father of Direct Marketing, Has Died

Why is cognitive function impaired at high altitude?

Thieves of Experience: How Google and Facebook Corrupted Capitalism

GBatteries (YC W14) let you charge your car as quickly as visiting the pump

OpenEdge – Extend cloud computing, data and service to edge devices

Show HN: Crowdsourced freelance contract template, written in plain language

California’s Monarch Butterfly Population Hits Record Low

De-Suckafying Apple’s Butterfly Keyboard

Show HN: A tool that helps you focus on startup metrics that matter

Bash scripting cheatsheet

Calypso’s Island: A Short History of the Apocalypse (2013)

15th January 1972 – Hewlett-Packard Introduces the HP-35

Things Apple Isn’t Doing

Dtreeviz: Decision Tree Visualization

How to reduce the file size of large background images by over 93%

Angora, mutation-based coverage guided fuzzer was open sourced

Deep packet inspection is dead, and here’s why (2017)

Facebook to Invest $300m in Supporting Local News

A Plea for Excuses (1956)

China’s Moon mission sees first seeds sprout

Almost everyone developing Tor was or is funded by the US government (2014)

Looking Back at Google’s Research Efforts in 2018

I’m Only 9, and I’m Already in College. Here’s What Life Is Like for Me

Brave browser can now show ads, and soon you’ll get 70% of the money

How we build services fast: A look at the Grubhub service framework

XRP Classic: A botched attempt at ripping off Ripple

EU Copyright Directive is a catastrophe for free expression and competition

Desalination Is Booming. But What About All That Toxic Brine?

Show HN: 7 Cheatsheets for Python, JS, and More, Built with Markdown and LaTeX

Scott Aaronson – The Winding Road to Quantum Supremacy

Hundred-Page Machine Learning Book

After 27 Years Reporter Who Exposed ECHELON Finds Vindication in Snowden Archive

AWS for Everyone: new clues about Amazon’s secretive low code/no code project

Gaming the lottery: How one winner used math to overcome the odds

Capi: the unofficial API

Exploit in McAfee allows attackers to hijack your computer

Screens might be as bad for mental health as potatoes

Hackers broke into an SEC database and made millions from inside information

CES 2019 Roundup: the driving forces of the touch industry

Show HN: Statistics library for Golang

Pull Reminders: Bootstrapping a Side Project into GitHub Marketplace

InfoWars Has a Platform Again, Thanks to a New Roku Channel

CERN Unveils Design for 62-Mile-Round Atom Smasher More Powerful Than the LHC

Ways Elon Musk’s Bad Writing Habits Hurt Tesla’s Performance

Tesla implements innovative way to avoid gas cars ’ICEing’ Superchargers

Hijacking cell phone accounts to steal cryptocurrency

UK leader Theresa May suffers resounding defeat on her Brexit divorce deal

Flaws in Amadeus’ airline booking sys made it easy to change passenger records

Toyota Supra gets new life: sports car debuts at 2019 Detroit auto show

A package for verifying Google reCaptcha v3 responses in Go

Speed up your Python Program with concurrency

Microsoft’s fonts catch out another fraudster–this time in Canada

Community-College Students Succeed at Elite Schools–When They’re Admitted

Overview of recent trends in deep learning based natural language processing

HestiaPi Touch: An open source, smart thermostat

Show HN: Mathematical Art for plotters

Ethereum Constantinople protocol upgrade postponed until further notice

Internet porn industry in for a hard time under Attorney General Bill Barr

Duckduckgo: Anonymous Localized Results

Can Hollywood’s Biggest Media Companies Avoid Getting Crushed by Debt?

Mapbox Worldviews – Dynamically change disputed national borders

McDonald’s loses Big Mac trademark after legal battle with Irish chain

Show HN: Startizer – Startup Guide (Excerpt)

MacKenzie Bezos and the Myth of the Lone Genius Founder

Sweden: Help Save the Internet from the Copyright Directive

Apple Open-Sources FoundationDB Record Layer

A Colombian I.T. Guy Helped U.S. Authorities Take Down El Chapo

Brexit: Updates as MPs reject withdrawal deal