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Going old school: how I replaced Facebook with email


In November 2017, I deactivated my account on Facebook. I didn’t leave Facebook for moral reasons back then but more because it was starting to feel like a waste of time and valuable brain cy…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18933106
Posted by bellinom (karma: 735)
Post stats: Points: 123 - Comments: 54 - 2019-01-17T18:22:46Z

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My dog was killed on a walk with a walker ordered through Wag


Friends, First I want to say that Sara and I have spent a lot of time thinking about whether or not we wanted to share what I’m about to share. Ultimately we’ve decided that if what happened to us...

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18936573
Posted by griffinmb (karma: 434)
Post stats: Points: 159 - Comments: 34 - 2019-01-18T02:29:52Z

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Friends, First I want to say that Sara and I have spent a lot of time thinking about whether or not we wanted to share...

Posted by Nick Moore on Thursday, 17 January 2019
 

AMD is edging closer to breaking Nvidia's graphic dominance


AMD's 7-nanometer graphics are coming on strong and NVIDIA has taken notice.
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18933215
Posted by toufiqbarhamov (karma: 1731)
Post stats: Points: 119 - Comments: 98 - 2019-01-17T18:34:29Z

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A Fifth of China’s Homes Are Empty (2018)


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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18935888
Posted by paulpauper (karma: 5216)
Post stats: Points: 126 - Comments: 53 - 2019-01-18T00:09:28Z

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Dbeaver – Multi-platform database tool


January 7th, 2019 Data editor: Open With menu was added (web browser and Excel) Next page auto-fetch was fixed UUID/GUID generate function was added ERD: Save as picture function was fixed (case…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18935138
Posted by vbv (karma: 633)
Post stats: Points: 152 - Comments: 56 - 2019-01-17T22:08:35Z

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Google is buying Fossil’s smartwatch tech for $40M


Rumors about a Pixel Watch have abounded for years. Such a device would certainly make sense as Google attempts to prove the viability of its struggling wearable operating system, Wear OS. Seems the…
Article word count: 421

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18933228
Posted by toufiqbarhamov (karma: 1704)
Post stats: Points: 142 - Comments: 90 - 2019-01-17T18:36:09Z

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All the federal HTTPS domains that'll expire soon because of US gov't shutdown


We like to think of ourselves as nerds here at TechCrunch, which is why we’re bring you this. During the government shutdown, security experts noticed several federal websites were throwing back…
Article word count: 637

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18933950
Posted by jmsflknr (karma: 385)
Post stats: Points: 161 - Comments: 115 - 2019-01-17T19:50:10Z

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HeidiSQL – GUI client for MariaDB, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL


HeidiSQL is free software, and has the aim to be easy to learn. "Heidi" lets you see and edit data and structures from computers running one of the database systems MariaDB, MySQL, Microsoft SQL or…
Article word count: 401

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18932320
Posted by piotrkubisa (karma: 333)
Post stats: Points: 120 - Comments: 68 - 2019-01-17T16:53:32Z

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Announcing Rust 1.32


Empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software.
Article word count: 1283

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18933919
Posted by steveklabnik (karma: 58722)
Post stats: Points: 135 - Comments: 44 - 2019-01-17T19:47:19Z

\#HackerNews #132 #announcing #rust
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Jan. 17, 2019 · The Rust Release Team

The Rust team is happy to announce a new version of Rust, 1.32.0. Rust is a progr... show more
 

Hiring Is Broken


Disclaimer: This is a story about my interview experience in the tech industry. No personal names will be used to preserve anonymity. The…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18931129
Posted by zerogvt (karma: 496)
Post stats: Points: 108 - Comments: 195 - 2019-01-17T14:52:04Z

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Count the number of people around you by monitoring wifi signals


Count the number of people around you :family_man_man_boy: by monitoring wifi signals :satellite: - schollz/howmanypeoplearearound
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18932402
Posted by captn3m0 (karma: 3226)
Post stats: Points: 136 - Comments: 40 - 2019-01-17T17:01:46Z

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Screen time: how much is too much?


A vast analysis tackles a defining question of the digital age.
Article word count: 800

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18929992
Posted by pseudolus (karma: 5606)
Post stats: Points: 121 - Comments: 143 - 2019-01-17T11:32:20Z

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DNS Flag Day on February 1, 2019: check your domains


What is happening? The current DNS is unnecessarily slow and suffers from inability

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18930798
Posted by el_duderino (karma: 6768)
Post stats: Points: 188 - Comments: 57 - 2019-01-17T14:04:16Z

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Nothing Can Stop Google. DuckDuckGo Is Trying Anyway


In late November, hotel conglomerate Marriott International disclosed that the personal information of some 500 million customers — including home addresses, phone numbers, and credit card numbers —…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18931018
Posted by kjhughes (karma: 8986)
Post stats: Points: 94 - Comments: 52 - 2019-01-17T14:36:42Z

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The creeping IT apocalypse


I've been saying for awhile now that we're getting close to a crisis point in the IT world. The mid-tier IT worker is in imminent danger of being automated out of existence, and just like with the…

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18930781
Posted by forrestbrazeal (karma: 1873)
Post stats: Points: 72 - Comments: 42 - 2019-01-17T14:01:03Z

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Lego collecting delivers huge and uncorrelated market returns


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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18929883
Posted by pseudolus (karma: 5506)
Post stats: Points: 75 - Comments: 51 - 2019-01-17T11:07:42Z

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What’s Causing the Rise of Hoarding Disorder?


Now that the DSM lists severe hoarding as a disorder apart from OCD, psychologists are asking what explains its prevalence.
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18928083
Posted by toufiqbarhamov (karma: 1543)
Post stats: Points: 71 - Comments: 99 - 2019-01-17T03:24:22Z

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My PHP Development Setup


With this combination of formatters, linters and build tools I am able to create a fully testable, completely portable solution with adheres to PSR coding standards.

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18925190
Posted by prostoalex (karma: 70636)
Post stats: Points: 112 - Comments: 61 - 2019-01-16T21:02:32Z

\#HackerNews #development #php #setup
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Blockstream Satellite API: Pay with BTC via Lightning to Broadcast Data Globally


Following our reveal last month, today we announce the launch of the Blockstream Satellite API Beta, offering anyone the chance to broadcast data via our sat...
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18925136
Posted by grubles (karma: 377)
Post stats: Points: 94 - Comments: 53 - 2019-01-16T20:58:44Z

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ArangoDB: Multi-model highly available NoSQL database


ArangoDB is an easy to use mostly memory, high performance, open source NoSQL database with a unique combination of features.
Article word count: 449

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18926054
Posted by giancarlostoro (karma: 4925)
Post stats: Points: 81 - Comments: 51 - 2019-01-16T22:19:31Z

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Shutdown Will Be Worse for Economy Than First Thought, White House Says


White House officials reportedly say that each week of the shutdown will subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth — double the administration's original estimate.
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18924706
Posted by craftyguy (karma: 6542)
Post stats: Points: 76 - Comments: 147 - 2019-01-16T20:21:55Z

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Tech Choices I Regret at Spectrum


Spectrum is an open source chat app for large online communities. With the benefit of hindsight, here are the technology choices I regret.
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18924724
Posted by theBashShell (karma: 116)
Post stats: Points: 216 - Comments: 88 - 2019-01-16T20:23:21Z

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The 773M Record “Collection #1” Data Breach


Many people will land on this page after learning that their email address has appeared in a data breach I've called "Collection #1". Most of them won't have a tech background or be familiar with the…

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18925818
Posted by shritesh (karma: 970)
Post stats: Points: 139 - Comments: 37 - 2019-01-16T21:55:17Z

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Zillow CEO: startups trying to disrupt real estate commissions will fail (2012)


Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff delivered the keynote address this morning at the TechNW event in Seattle, discussing the process by which the online real estate company went public and dishing on the…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18924928
Posted by gamechangr (karma: 1387)
Post stats: Points: 141 - Comments: 246 - 2019-01-16T20:40:37Z

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Mastercard will stop free trials from automatically billing you once it's over


Plus, merchants will be required to send you monthly updates
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18927650
Posted by hbcondo714 (karma: 603)
Post stats: Points: 158 - Comments: 63 - 2019-01-17T01:58:23Z

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Microsoft Is Pledging $500M for Affordable Housing in the Seattle Area


The move is the most ambitious effort yet by a tech company to fund construction for local teachers, firefighters and other middle- and low-income residents.
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18927708
Posted by pgodzin (karma: 1018)
Post stats: Points: 126 - Comments: 80 - 2019-01-17T02:14:10Z

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How to Find Hidden Cameras and Spy Gear Like a Professional


How to Find Hidden Cameras and Spy Bugs (The Professional Way) is an in depth guide on how to find and identify hidden cameras, GPS trackers, and secret audio bugs. The guide uses techniques that…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18926264
Posted by loteck (karma: 1497)
Post stats: Points: 148 - Comments: 35 - 2019-01-16T22:44:22Z

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Ford: We're going to make F-Series all-electric


Ford F-150 and Super Duty surprises are in the works as Ford executives lay out plans for strengthening the company.
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18926454
Posted by prostoalex (karma: 70557)
Post stats: Points: 96 - Comments: 108 - 2019-01-16T23:04:29Z

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Networking on AWS


Disclaimer: I’m not a network engineer and never have been - a tame network engineer has been consulted to ensure factual and terminological accuracy. The following is an in-exhaustive run down of…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18925350
Posted by petercooper (karma: 38924)
Post stats: Points: 208 - Comments: 48 - 2019-01-16T21:16:27Z

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John C. Bogle, Founder of Vanguard Group, Dies


John Clifton Bogle, founder of Vanguard Group and a crusader for investors’ rights for more than three decades, dies at 89.
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18926225
Posted by gdubs (karma: 3654)
Post stats: Points: 319 - Comments: 66 - 2019-01-16T22:39:15Z

\#HackerNews #bogle #dies #founder #group #john #vanguard
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American investors lost the fiercest advocate they may have ever had.

John Clifton Bogle, founder of Vanguard Group and a crusader for investors’ rights for more than three decades, died Wednesday in Bryn Mawr, Pa., at age 89.

“If all investors had heeded his ideas, they would be hundreds of billions of dollars better off than they are now,”...

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New logo


Read this post in French, German, Japanese, and Spanish. Today we’re launching a new logo, as we start to refresh our look in general. We loved our old logo, and look, and know many felt the same. And…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18923719
Posted by sciyoshi (karma: 98)
Post stats: Points: 114 - Comments: 143 - 2019-01-16T18:51:59Z

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Cloud Functions: Go 1.11 is now a supported language


Cloud Functions: Go 1.11 is now a supported language
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18922696
Posted by yannikyeo (karma: 771)
Post stats: Points: 125 - Comments: 60 - 2019-01-16T17:20:59Z

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A Harvard Astronomer on the Interstellar Object ‘Oumuamua


Avi Loeb discusses why we need to consider the possibility that the object was sent by aliens, the dangers of unscientific speculation, and what belief in an advanced extraterrestrial civilization has…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18923591
Posted by jelliclesfarm (karma: 762)
Post stats: Points: 113 - Comments: 79 - 2019-01-16T18:40:16Z

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Route of a Text Message


This is the third post in my full-stack dev (f-s d) series on the secret life of data. This installment is about a single text message: how it was typed, stored, sent, received, and displayed. I sp…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18921434
Posted by ericlott (karma: 113)
Post stats: Points: 186 - Comments: 24 - 2019-01-16T15:10:30Z

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Potential Employer Cancels Return Flight


A company I was interested in just flew me out for an interview. It was on the other side of the country so they paid for my flight and hotel. Unfortunately, the interview went disastrously. I b...
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18921714
Posted by chrisbennet (karma: 4132)
Post stats: Points: 146 - Comments: 48 - 2019-01-16T15:39:15Z

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Nuclear – Popcorn Time for music


Popcorn Time for music. Contribute to nukeop/nuclear development by creating an account on GitHub.
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18921296
Posted by devcriollo (karma: 175)
Post stats: Points: 139 - Comments: 101 - 2019-01-16T14:54:26Z

\#HackerNews #for #music #nuclear #popcorn #time
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Cleaning restaurant floor for $1000 per night


HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18920438
Posted by ThomPete (karma: 15291)
Post stats: Points: 138 - Comments: 58 - 2019-01-16T13:05:03Z

\#HackerNews #1000 #cleaning #floor #for #night #per #restaurant
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After GDPR, The New York Times cut off ad exchanges and kept growing ad revenue


The New York Times shortly tested re-introducing open-exchange programmatic ad buying last fall but didn't pursue it.

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18920079
Posted by chrisxcross (karma: 126)
Post stats: Points: 206 - Comments: 171 - 2019-01-16T12:00:48Z

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I'm going to work full-time on free software


Sorry for posting two articles so close to each other - but this is important! As I’m certain many of you know, I maintain a large collection of free software projects, including sway, wlroots, sr.ht,…

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18920604
Posted by ploggingdev (karma: 2267)
Post stats: Points: 160 - Comments: 32 - 2019-01-16T13:27:05Z

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WeWork’s CEO Makes Millions as Landlord to WeWork


The CEO of WeWork has made millions of dollars by leasing multiple properties in which he has an ownership stake back to WeWork, one of the country’s most valuable startups.
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18920106
Posted by dcgudeman (karma: 3070)
Post stats: Points: 146 - Comments: 86 - 2019-01-16T12:05:44Z

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How I got the home address of the person that put a RasPi in our network closet


how we found, analyzed (with the help of Reddit) and in the end caught the culprit of a malicious device in our network
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18919129
Posted by geek_at (karma: 379)
Post stats: Points: 156 - Comments: 36 - 2019-01-16T08:20:40Z

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No more XS4ALL is unthinkable


Luc Gommans/ blog They are the example of how it should be, the Dutch ISP called XS4ALL. They were bought in '98 by the former state-owned KPN, but continued to operate independently. Born from a…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18918891
Posted by lucgommans (karma: 149)
Post stats: Points: 141 - Comments: 50 - 2019-01-16T07:20:30Z

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Migrate Jest to TypeScript


In the lastest State of JS, the one stat that stood out to me was the number of people either using or wanting to use TypeScript (over 46.7% has used and will use it again, 33.7% wants to learn it)...
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18918038
Posted by whatever_dude (karma: 2156)
Post stats: Points: 122 - Comments: 44 - 2019-01-16T03:34:26Z

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More Data Is Not Better and Machine Learning Is a Grind


I had an opportunity to sit in on a lecture today by two experts on Machine Learning from Amazon, during a lecture at UNC. Ed Banti is Director of Software Development, Core AI Amazon, and Pat Bajari,…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18916542
Posted by sonabinu (karma: 6990)
Post stats: Points: 131 - Comments: 41 - 2019-01-15T23:04:32Z

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


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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18917923
Posted by baud147258 (karma: 852)
Post stats: Points: 131 - Comments: 33 - 2019-01-16T03:02:49Z

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Pink Trombone


HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18912628
Posted by errozero (karma: 723)
Post stats: Points: 425 - Comments: 63 - 2019-01-15T17:01:18Z

\#HackerNews #pink #trombone
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Startup Playbook


Written by Sam Altman · Illustrated by Gregory Koberger · Spanish translationWe spend a lot of time advising startups. Though one-on-one advice will always be crucial, we thought it might help us…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18917362
Posted by navinsylvester (karma: 1042)
Post stats: Points: 195 - Comments: 24 - 2019-01-16T01:04:52Z

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Performance Tuning for .NET Core


Some of you may know I've been spending whatever time I can scrounge together grinding away at a new serialization library for .NET. Serializers can be complicated beasts. They have to be reliable,…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18913302
Posted by benaadams (karma: 3178)
Post stats: Points: 134 - Comments: 60 - 2019-01-15T18:03:46Z

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Thieves of Experience: How Google and Facebook Corrupted Capitalism


Whatever its imperfections, Shoshana Zuboff's "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism" is an original and brilliant work, and it arrives at a crucial moment.

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18914471
Posted by exejeezus (karma: 67)
Post stats: Points: 130 - Comments: 97 - 2019-01-15T20:03:35Z

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