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Issue #308 // July 08, 2016 // View in your browser

Welcome to all the new subscribers. Packed issue this week and be sure to read about the frigatebirds if you like amazing things. kale

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#Favorites


Mental Models I Find Repeatedly Useful
//medium comments

Rails 5.0: Action Cable, API mode, and more
//rubyonrails comments

PostgreSQL Exercises
//pgexercises comments

See the things you’ve searched for, visited, and watched on Google services
//google comments

Building a BitTorrent client from scratch in C#
//github comments

A Tragic Loss
//teslamotors comments

DuckDuckGo announces partnership with Yahoo
//duck comments

Make the Web Work for Everyone
//mozilla comments

How To Start An Amazon FBA Business
//arbing comments

Don Eyles Walks Us Through the Lunar Module Source Code
//hackaday comments

#Show HN


Felony – An open-source PGP keychain //github comments

Randomly generated metal riffs using Web Audio API and React //djen comments

Forestry.io - A simple CMS for Jekyll and Hugo //forestry comments

Say_what: Using speech-to-text to fully check out during conference calls //github comments

LuaRadio: a lightweight software-defined radio framework //luaradio comments

An Alternative Web Interface for YouTube //essentialyoutube comments

Readsure – Pass a quiz that shows you read an article before commenting //github comments

#Code


Go’s march to low-latency GC //twitch comments

Why is Python slow //kevmod comments

Lists of JavaScript methods which you can use natively //github comments

Lily Programming Language //github comments

moreutils //joeyh comments

#Design


CSS is powerful, you can do a lot of things without JS //github comments

Unpleasant Design //99percentinvisible comments

Improving Color on the Web //webkit comments

#Learn


How frigatebirds cross entire oceans without ever needing to rest //washingtonpost comments

OpenGL in super slow motion – visualising Z-buffering //orbides comments

The Food Lab: Why Does Pepperoni Curl? //seriouseats comments

Why Feynman Diagrams Are So Important //quantamagazine comments

#Books


Freely available programming books //github comments

Re-reading Kahneman's “Thinking, Fast and Slow” //jasoncollins comments

How a Portuguese-To-English Phrasebook Became a Cult Comedy Sensation //atlasobscura comments

Why you should aim for 100 rejections a year //lithub comments

#Watching


MIT Design and Analysis of Algorithms //mit comments

#Working


Ask HN: Who is hiring? //ycombinator

How Facebook Tries to Prevent Office Politics //hbr comments

Who pays when startup employees keep their equity? //github comments

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

Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? //ycombinator

#Fun


Apollo 11 Guidance Computer source code //github comments

How I Cracked a Keylogger and Ended Up in Someone's Inbox //trustwave comments

How 'Advantage Players' Game the Casinos //nytimes comments

Bussard: A space flight programming adventure //gitlab comments