URI Templates
RFC 6570, a standard way to encode query requests RESTfully
rest  uri  templates  web  programming 
5 hours ago
The Twelve-Factor App
Guidelines for building software as a service
architecture  heroku  service  saas 
5 hours ago
$18,000 integer overflow
Bad Bitcoin software charges a fee of 0x20000C350 instead of 0xC350
bitcoin  funny  badtech  via:jmason  overflow 
7 hours ago
Apple Watch complaints
Funny cranky review about awkward stuff for a new category of product
apple  watch  design 
15 hours ago
SF homelessness
Thoughtful letter about San Francisco's greatest shame
sf  sanfrancisco  homeless  poverty  mentalillness 
GitHub DDOS statistics
Excellent detailed info from Google
github  google  ddos  china  badtech 
2 days ago
Kubernetes and Borg
Details on how the open source Borg equivalent compares
google  borg  kubernetes  ops  devops  deployment 
2 days ago
Google Borg
Google finally published a paper on their server deployment system!
google  borg  cloud  devops  ops 
2 days ago
Mapzen routing
A new approach to map routing. Valhalla: THOR+ODIN+TYR. Open source.
routing  maps  mapzen  opensource 
2 days ago
US political polarization
Visualization of the separation in Congress
politics  visualization  congress 
2 days ago
Ancestry destroyed data
Export tool didn't include any of the text
ancestry  data  preservation  family  genealogy 
2 days ago
Android = Calvin
Hilarious vulgar Google Maps graffiti
google  android  apple  funny  maps  calvin 
2 days ago
IAmA Lynn Hill
Reddit questions for a rock climber
climbing  sports  women  reddit  iama 
2 days ago
Put text in a Mac menu bar
via:onethingwell  mac  software  menubar  osx 
3 days ago
Ted Cruz gay scandal
Not really a scandal; he's just happy to have gay friends while openly discriminating against gay people
politics  gay  civilrights  tedcruz  cruz 
3 days ago
The New Neocities
Build your own website, from an old Web tradition
geocities  neocities  web  hosting 
3 days ago
Attack on Tor site
Secure email service finds evidence of state actor manipulating the Tor Network
tor  privacy  email  via:hackernews  nsa 
3 days ago
Apple banning Pebble?
Developer rejected from the App Store for mentioning Pebble Smartwatch support
pebble  apple  competition  via:hackernews  antitrust 
3 days ago
Daredevil fight narrator
Alternate audio track for visually impaired; interesting translation
daredevil  tv  blind  narration  fight  choreography 
4 days ago
Oldboy Hallway Fight
Inspiration for the great scene in Daredevil
daredevil  movies  choreography 
4 days ago
Genetic Football
Evolve game players to play American Football
football  america  ga  geneticalgorithm  evolution 
5 days ago
World religion map
Interesting visualization, regions colored by majority religion
maps  religion  data  visualization 
5 days ago
MtGox forensics
A reconstruction of how many Bitcoins "went missing"
bitcoin  fraud  mtgox  scam 
6 days ago
Stripe interviews
Notes for candidates on what to expect
engineering  stripe  interview 
6 days ago
Liberty Reserve saga
Details of the money laundering case for a digital currency
fraud  bitcoin  libertyreserve  crime 
6 days ago
High performance ssh
Make scp faster; seems relevant for gigabit networks
ssh  performance  buffers  networking 
6 days ago
Evergreen aviation museum woes
Airplane museum in Oregon that has the Spruce Goose; it's completely broke
museum  finance  aviation 
8 days ago
Google employee settlement
Website for the class action lawsuit against Google, Apple, etc for illegal collusion against employees
google  fraud  apple 
8 days ago
A library for writing Minecraft mods in Javascript
minecraft  javascript  mods 
8 days ago
Pilot Suicide
Details about the Germanwings crash, other recent suicidal commercial pilots
aviation  suicide  depression  germanwings  lufthansa 
8 days ago
Louis CK on Twitter
Thoughtful critique about it being too instant, thoughtless
twitter  louisck  comedy 
8 days ago
Don't Cash Crop My Cornrows
Great little video on black culture appropriation
racism  america  via:waxy  hungergames 
9 days ago
First Apple Homepage
Screenshot unearthed from a CD-R backup
apple  history  web 
9 days ago
Twitter API strategy
Excellent critical analysis of channel conflict
twitter  business  api  google  antitrust 
9 days ago
Victorian jewelry; a chain with tools worn by women around the waiste
fashion  via:metafilter  victorian 
9 days ago
Jack on Square
Great new article about how the payment company is doing
square  startups 
10 days ago
Tool for visualizing data and then having people comment / collaborate
visualization  data  sharing  plots  charts  d3js 
10 days ago
Open parcel data
The challenges of getting basic property map data in the US
opendata  maps  openaddresses  osm  parcels 
10 days ago
uBlock fork
Popular ad blocker got forked. Looks amicable, but confusing.
ublock  ads  chrome  adblocker 
10 days ago
Hiring sales
Startup advice from a friend who's on the technical side
startups  entrepreneurship  sales  marketing 
11 days ago
TSA groping
Agents deliberately flagged attractive men so they could sexually assault them
tsa  airports  civilrights 
12 days ago
strace zine
An alternate, awesome style of explanation for a useful Unix tool
strace  unix  programming  kernel 
12 days ago
NSFW text: Subreddit for posting creepy, predatory sexual text messages, etc
sexism  dating  creepy  redpill 
12 days ago
The Work Number
Equifax service to verify the salary of anyone you ask about
salary  privacy  via:metafilter  employment 
12 days ago
Eve Online espionage
Great comment explaining how creepy the game gets as it leaks into real life
games  eveonline  ccp  espionage  security 
13 days ago
Get Satisfaction comments
Overview and detail of the startup firesale from Lane Becker
getsatisfaction  startups  financing  entrepreneurs  lanebecker  monstro 
13 days ago
A/A testing
Proper statistical testing is hard
testing  usability  statistics 
13 days ago
Use mature tech
Nice engineering blog post by Pinterest in defense of proven technologies
engineering  trends  nosql 
14 days ago
Apple app store problems
Thorough critique of the problem with the walled garden
apple  apps  freedom  software 
14 days ago
.SUCKS shakedown
New TLD seems to exist solely for extortion
internet  names  reputation  tld  icann 
15 days ago
National Address Database
Notes from a meeting to get something good going
openaddresses  maps  addresses  government 
16 days ago
Filtered linkblogs
Nice piece on belong.io and latest.is
linkblogs  blogs  web  culture 
16 days ago
Python hypothesis
Unit testing tool that generates randomized input
testing  python  unittest  programming 
16 days ago
China's Great Cannon
Technical details on a new Chinese cyberwar capability
china  badtech  cyberwar  github  ddos 
16 days ago
Portland neighborhood names
History of various names. /cc @celesteramsay
portland  names  reed  neighborhoods 
17 days ago
Street address standard
US government's official standard for street addresses
openaddresses  maps  geo  fgdc 
17 days ago
4 angles on a mid-air
Crazy skydiving accident; everyone lived
aviation  flying  midair  skydiving  via:reddit 
17 days ago
Stewart B. on money
Nice to see a humble perspective
stewart  slack  money  startups 
17 days ago
Mad Style: Severance
Detailed analysis of costumes from an episode of Mad Men
tv  madmen  via:metafilter  fashion  costume  clothing 
18 days ago
Call metadata back to 1992
Illegal blanket surveillance by DOJ and DEA goes back to 1992
privacy  civilrights  surveillance 
18 days ago
Pay phones converted to free service, a sort of hacker / arty project
kra  karlanderson  futel  phones 
18 days ago
Put a dot in your Mac menu bar, control its color however you want
menubar  mac  status  simple  via:onethingwell 
19 days ago
AFK Gamer Lounge
New eSports bar in San Jose
games  lol  via:reddit  bar  sanjose 
19 days ago
X Lossless Decoder
Useful music conversion tool for MacOS
macos  mp3  mpeg  flac  alac  handbrake 
19 days ago
Stack Overflow dev survey
It's a biased sample, but good data and analysis
programming  careers  developers 
19 days ago
IPv4 address market
Romanians selling 32 bit numbers for $10/addresses
internet  badtech  ipv4  romania  via:hackernews 
20 days ago
Snowden monument
Artists drop a bust of Snowden in to a New York park
snowden  art  funny  via:hackernews 
20 days ago
Late stage fundraising
Growing trend to very large private financing for tech companies
tech  funding  financing  ipo  startups 
20 days ago
Timeline Maps
Remarkable collection of maps that mix time and space
maps  visualization  minard 
21 days ago
Amazing 80s TV show crossover
webster  startrek  funny  worf 
21 days ago
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