ycombinator   3863

« earlier    

re A deep dive into APL (Hacker News)
rebootthesystem on Mar 28, 2017

I am blown away to see how frequently APL seems to come up on HN these days, a language I used professionally for over ten years.
As much as I love it I have to say one of the issues with APL is that it was way ahead of it's time. Because of that it struggled to run on computers of that era.
APL  programming-languages  YCombinator  Hacker-News 
18 days ago by rcyphers
Life is Short
Life is short, as everyone knows. When I was a kid I used to wonder about this. Is life actually short, or are we really complaining about its finiteness? Would we be just as likely to feel life was short if we lived 10 times as long?
philosophy  life  short  kids  bullshit  Paul  Graham  HN  YC  YCombinator 
18 days ago by guiambros
Twitter
We're a couple days out from for and i realized there are a number of people on o…
demoday  ycombinator  from twitter
5 weeks ago by rabble
Y Combinator's First Batch: Where Are They Now?
so Graham decided then to put together what would become a “summer camp for startups.”

After giving the applicants just 10 days to submit, Graham received an amazing 227 applications

The fact that the idea for Reddit didn’t even come from Steve and Alexis (it was Paul’s idea) might be a glimpse into what makes the YC program so special.

Especially when your idea fails, as happened with memamp founder Chris Slowe.

That summer Google released their own Desktop Search solution. Not only that, but Apple announced their intention to build and add Spotlight to their next OS X release. Memamp pressed on, but it was too much, especially with the difficulties of trying to write a multi-platform desktop app.

“I was reddit’s first employee about 2 months later,” Chris tells me. Memamp may have been dead, but things were looking up.

Perhaps realizing how out of their depth they were, the TextPayMe team began working for Amazon a year after the Founders Program, as TextPayMe became part of Amazon Payments.

Justin.tv
Reddit  YCombinator 
9 weeks ago by thotw

« earlier    

related tags

2018  accelerator  acquire  advance  advancement  advice  aecouter  aging  ai  airbnb  alumni  alzheimers  apl  app  apps  appstoreoptimization  article  artificialintelligence  askhn  aso  audio  automate  automation  b2b  big_picture  biotech  blockchain  blog  blogs  books  bots  build  bullshit  business-ideas  business  c  can  career  carlin  chatbots  classics  cmdline  code  combinators  community  companies  company  computer  computer_graphics  computer_security  computer_vision  course  cryptocurrency  culture  customer  customers  danielgross  data  database  debt-collection  deep-learning  deeplearning  demoday  design  development  dirty  discipline  discussion  disintermediation  diversity  do  dont-be-creepy  dont  dropbox  early_retirement  eda  education  eighth  electronics  elischwartz  elixir  enhancement  entrepreneurship  evolve  fabric  feed  free  functional  funding  fundraising  furniture  gaming  gdb  geoffralston  george  github  google  graham  greplin  groups  grow  growth  hacker-news  hacker  hacker_news  hackernews  hardware  history  hn  howto  html5  ideas  ifttt  incubator  infosec  innovation  inotify  interesting  interviews  investment  ipo  jeffdean  just  kaggle  key  kids  lambdacalculus  launch  leadership  learning  lecture  legacy  lessons  life  lifesciences  linear_algebra  links  linux  list  lists  longevity  love  machinelearning  mailing_lists  management  material  math  maya  medical  michaelseibel  money  movie  mrmoneymustache  music  mustache  mvp  network  neuralnetworks  new  news  no  not  password  paul  paul_graham  pdf  philosophy  physics  pocket  podcast  pokemon  presentation  product  programming-languages  programming  public_transport  pull  recommendations  reddit  reference  rental  request  requestnetwork  research  resources  retirement  routine  rss  scalability  scale  scribd  search_engines  security  sequoia  service  short  sicurezza  side-projects  siliconvalley  singing  small_blogs  smart-cities  software  ssh  start  startup-launching  startup  startups  stem_cells  stories  story  strategy  success  successful  talks  teaching  tech  tensorflow  tips  tmux  tools  top10  toread  tricks  tron  uber  uberforx  ubi  ui  universal_basic_income  up  ux  uxwriting  venturecapital  video  visualization  volunteers  webdev  webdevelopment  websites  word-cloud  word  work  yc  you 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: