Quiet Hacker News

  1. The Inexplicably Fascinating Japanese Art of Being Useless (messynessychic.com)
  2. Generative art: New and recreated vintage art, made with code and imagination (beta.observablehq.com)
  3. Hayabusa2 Now (haya2now.jp)
  4. Motorola Razr V3 Cellphone: The trend-setter that shouldn't have existed (massmadesoul.com)
  5. 3D engine entirely made of MS Excel formulae (gamasutra.com)
  6. TRIZ, a problem-solving, analysis and forecasting tool (en.wikipedia.org)
  7. Coding Error Sends 2019 Subaru Ascents to the Car Crusher (spectrum.ieee.org)
  8. SPIM: A MIPS32 Simulator (spimsimulator.sourceforge.net)
  9. The Little Typer (mitpress.mit.edu)
  10. Up and Down the Ladder of Abstraction (2011) (worrydream.com)
  11. Mathematical Patterns That Eventually Fail (johncarlosbaez.wordpress.com)
  12. SpaceX's rise can be traced to a critical launch from a Pacific isle (arstechnica.com)
  13. Do images of the brain make us more likely to believe what we read? (twin-cities.umn.edu)
  14. The Mathematics of Quantum Mechanics [pdf] (uwaterloo.ca)
  15. MINERVA-II1: Successful image capture, landing on Ryugu and hop (hayabusa2.jaxa.jp)
  16. Create QR codes in Excel (blog.ambor.com)
  17. Chinese Thesis Ghostwriting Scandal Reveals Huge Gray Market (caixinglobal.com)
  18. Personal Computing (1975) [pdf] (mprove.de)
  19. PostgreSQL 11: something for everyone (lwn.net)
  20. Brain Drain Within the EU? (statista.com)
  21. Ytdl-webserver: Webserver for downloading YouTube videos (github.com)
  22. Praying mantis seen hunting for fish in wild for first time (independent.co.uk)
  23. Chrome is a Google Service that happens to include a Browser Engine (ha.x0r.be)
  24. Storage access policy: Block cookies from trackers (developer.mozilla.org)
  25. 1ML – Core and modules united (2016) (people.mpi-sws.org)
  26. Hawaii’s Freemason Kings (daily.jstor.org)
  27. The sunk cost fallacy (bbc.com)
  28. No Sex Please, We’re Apple: iPhone Giant Seeks TV Success on Its Own Terms (wsj.com)
  29. The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia (nytimes.com)
  30. The hierarchy of countries winning Nobels in the sciences is shifting (economist.com)