Issue #334 // January 13, 2017 // View in your browser

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Atlassian acquires Trello for $425M
//techcrunch comments

Integrating GTA V into Universe
//openai comments

When You Are Depressed, Make Something
//byrslf comments

The closest I've ever come to falling for a Gmail phishing attack
//twitter comments

Software Developers Should Have Sysadmin Experience
//professorbeekums comments

Poor Neighborhoods Make the Best Investments
//strongtowns comments

What Style Is That House? Visual Guides to Domestic Architectural Designs
//99percentinvisible comments

Alexa: Amazon's Operating System
//stratechery comments

Lessons Learned with Stripe Subscriptions
//cronitor comments

Let’s Talk About Self-Driving Cars
//medium comments

How We Found All of Optimizely's Clients
//nerdydatablog comments

Master web development with over 9000 tricks
//medium comments

#Ask HN

If you were to switch career, what would you do?

Does anyone here have an art degree?

#Show HN

Georgia Tech Offers Online MS in Analytics for Under $10K //gatech comments

Streama – A self-hosted streaming application with your own media library //github comments

Blender for Hackers – 3D modeling is just like using VIM //learntemail comments

Founderkit – Startup tool recommendations from 1,000 YC founders //founderkit comments

An audio only social network //currentlyapp comments

Use Ansible to Run a OpenVPN Server on Digital Ocean //github comments

Kitty – A modern, hackable, OpenGL based terminal emulator //github comments

Castor, a live dashboard for your projects //getcastor comments


Alacritty, a GPU-accelerated terminal emulator written in Rust //jwilm comments

A Prettier JavaScript Formatter //jlongster comments

Go 1.8 RC1 is released //google comments

Working on Chrome made me develop a tool for reading source code //medium comments

Svelte – The magical disappearing UI framework //svelte comments


6.S094: Deep Learning for Self-Driving Cars //mit comments

Uber Movement //uber comments

King – man + woman is queen; but why? //migdal comments


Mac Pro 2 Concept Design //pascaleggert comments

Norway’s new passport – already a design classic? //theguardian comments


The Riemann Hypothesis, explained //medium comments

What’s a fire, and why does it burn? //qchu comments

Braess’ paradox //wikipedia comments


Just how smart is an octopus? //washingtonpost comments

From Python to Numpy //labri comments

Aaron Swartz’s Theory on How to Save the World //backchannel comments

Deep Work: A welcome kick in the butt //cpbotha comments

Book Review: Designing Distributed Control Systems //michalpaszkiewicz comments


Building a Billion User Load Balancer //usenix comments

Office Hours with Sam Altman //ycombinator comments

The little-known patterns on British streets //youtube comments


Open offices are bad for us //bbc comments

Don’t Get Trampled: The Puzzle for “Unicorn” Employees //medium comments

Carrot and Stick: that doesn’t work on Programmers //myprogrammingexperiments comments


My Watch Runs GNU/Linux //learntemail comments

Warzone 2100: Open Source Real-Time Strategy Game //wz2100 comments

Family Lives in the Arctic Circle by Building House in Geodesic Dome //mymodernmet comments

The Bus Stop Bus //stavros comments

Photos of a Su-27 dogfighting with a F-16 around Area 51 //theaviationist comments

HTTP status code 418 (I'm a teapot) //wikipedia comments