Quiet Hacker News

  1. First Japan-Built Airliner in 50 Years Takes on Boeing and Airbus (bloomberg.com)
  2. Facebook asks users for email passwords, then “accidentally” uploads contacts (gizmodo.com)
  3. I found two identical packs of Skittles among 468 packs (possiblywrong.wordpress.com)
  4. Interface Dispatch (2018) (lukasatkinson.de)
  5. Advanced NLP with SpaCy (course.spacy.io)
  6. God's Number Is 20 (2010) (cube20.org)
  7. Bling Fire: Finite state machine and regular expression manipulation library (github.com)
  8. Gene Wolfe, 'magnificent' giant of science fiction, dies aged 87 (theguardian.com)
  9. Teaching rigorous distributed systems with efficient model checking (blog.acolyer.org)
  10. The Wire Image of a Network Protocol (tools.ietf.org)
  11. Show HN: Simple but Powerful IDE for Databases (sqlgate.com)
  12. Creating Heatmap from Scratch in Python (2018) (geodose.com)
  13. Recursive Drawing (recursion.mandalagaba.com)
  14. The Cult Japanese Retailer Making Billions Breaking All the Rules (bloomberg.com)
  15. Donald E. Knuth: An Oral History (2018) [video] (purl.stanford.edu)
  16. Classic Usborne Computer Science Books/Comics as PDFs (usborne.com)
  17. A Practical Guide to Hyperparameter Optimization (blog.nanonets.com)
  18. Lessons from the Long Depression (coppolacomment.com)
  19. Historian uses lasers to unlock mysteries of Gothic cathedrals (news.nationalgeographic.com)
  20. Canada Group Sues Government over Google's Sidewalk Labs (bbc.com)
  21. Nothing Fails Like Success (alistapart.com)
  22. Xubuntu 19.04: The Exhaustive Update (bluesabre.org)
  23. Post-surgical deaths in Scotland drop by a third, attributed to a checklist (bbc.co.uk)
  24. Popular Google Play store apps are abusing permissions and committing ad fraud (buzzfeednews.com)
  25. Basecamp built a $100B business by doing less on purpose (medium.com)
  26. Optimizing Inefficiency: the quest for the worst sorting algorithm (medium.freecodecamp.org)
  27. Lemmy: Federated Alternative to Reddit in Rust (github.com)
  28. Facebook 'unintentionally uploaded' 1.5M people's email contacts without consent (businessinsider.com)
  29. Lexical Distance Among Languages of Europe (2015) (alternativetransport.wordpress.com)
  30. ‘Bubble Boys’ Cured in Medical Breakthrough Using Gene Therapy (bloomberg.com)