Tech stock secondary market
The wild and wooly world of non-public securities
tech  ipo  stocks  markets 
2 hours ago
Star Citizen update
$77M spent on the game and it still doesn't exist
games  starcitizen  scam  crowdfunding 
3 hours ago
Privacy Badger
EFF's cookie tracking blocker, does some smart new stuff the competition doesn't
eff  privacy  cookies  tracking 
4 hours ago
GreatFire statement on China DDOS
More details of Chinese attacks against GreatFire, Amazon, and GitHub
github  amazon  china  greatfire  ddos  security  badtech 
6 hours ago
Riot Games and Reddit
Details of how the League of Legends company influences the 650,000 member subreddit about the game
games  moderation  lol  riot  marketing  reddit 
7 hours ago
Amazon Dash button
Simple pushbutton to order more of any product automatically
amazon  dash  funny  via:Waxy 
8 hours ago
Minimal Maps
Lovely thematic maps of the United States
maps  data  unitedstates 
Choose boring technology
Words of wisdom on engineering choices
programming  technology  etsy  architecture 
Library of Babel
A universal library, in the Borgesian sense
borges  via:reddit  books  funny 
MapBox Tippecanoe
Vector tile generation tool
gis  maps  mapbox  vectortiles 
Art of Escape
3 day course in learning evasion and escape techniques
sanfrancisco  via:metafilter  spycraft  evasion 
63 pass FORTRAN compiler
Code from the long long ago when memory was precious. IBM 1401 compiler.
history  computers  programming  compiler  fortran  mainframe  ibm  via:hackernews 
DDoS visualization
Global statistics; the attack types graph is particularly interesting
internet  badtech  ddos 
2 days ago
China vs GitHub
3 days in now to a massive DDoS attack, apparently by the Chinese government
china  github  ddos 
2 days ago
Nice article about the geodata project I'm helping with
maps  addresses  geodata  openaddresses  opendata 
3 days ago
C9 Hai profile
Interview with a pro League of Legends player
hai  c9  cloud9  lol  games  esports 
4 days ago
Git from the inside out
How git works, how it tracks data
git  scm  software  via:hackernews 
5 days ago
Homes without broadband
Sad, insane story of an underserved residential area
network  broadband  isp  competition  via:metafilter 
5 days ago
A visit to Naypyidaw
Myanmar's artificial capital city is empty
burma  myanmar  abandoned  city  Naypyidaw 
5 days ago
RIP FoundationDB
Apple buys promising open source database, yanks it offline
foundationdb  apple  opensource 
6 days ago
Raffi Krikorian to Uber
Old friend and former Twitter VP heading up "advanced technologies" for Uber
uber  cmu  raffi  twitter  engineering 
6 days ago
Google and FTC
Includes details on the Adwords API licensing making competition difficult
adwords  api  google  ads  antitrust  monopoly  ftc 
6 days ago
Chris Sacca profile
Angel investor, financier, former Googler
sacca  startups  financing  twitter  investment  venturecapital 
6 days ago
Oslo vs IOC
Ridiculous Olympic Committee requests
olympics  corruption  oslo 
7 days ago
Bazel build tool
Google's internal make replacement, now open source
build  make  google  bazel  blaze  ant 
7 days ago
DEM tool to make Cities: Skylines game maps from real world data
games  citiesskylines  dem  maps 
7 days ago
Goldman's plan for the White House
Blogger / Twitter product guy heads to the White House, his words on why and what he's doing
goldman  twitter  blogger  whitehouse  government 
7 days ago
WWII B-17 pilot IAmA
Great set of answers from a World War 2 bomber pilot. he's hilarious.
pilot  aviation  ww2  history  b17 
8 days ago
There is No Now
Nice simple paper about problems of time synchronization
via:metafilter  distributed  ntp  time  systems 
8 days ago
Neutral typeface
A font designed to be unnoticed
fonts  text  sansserif  neutral  typography 
9 days ago
Chinese Mobile App UI Trends
Invaluably detailed info for how Chinese mobile apps differ from US
china  internet  product  mobile 
10 days ago
RiotLyte interview
More details on how League of Legends is trying to shape its community
riot  games  lol  behavior  community 
10 days ago
Solar power during eclipse
Neat graphs show the effect of the eclipse on German solar electricity generation
power  solar  eclipse  germany 
10 days ago
Powerline ethernet
New AV2 standard promises decent speeds for routing network over your home power lines
ethernet  network  hardware-cellphones 
10 days ago
Tangram map library
Slippy maps in WebGL with shader support
maps  visualization  graphics  fun  webgl  glsl 
11 days ago
1918 Portland traffic
Lovely old traffic visualization. Attn @enf!
maps  portland  traffic  via:metafilter 
11 days ago
A Medium critique
Counterpoint to the excellent Web publishing company
medium  publishing  blogging 
11 days ago
Rocket: the making of a space raccoon
Notes on the Guardians of the Galaxy character, some excellent animation
movies  guardiansofthegalaxy  mcu  rocket  racoon  animation  graphics 
11 days ago
Google skewed search results
FTC found Google deliberately manipulated ranking to favor its own lower quality properties
google  search  seo 
11 days ago
Pyramiden photos
More from the abandoned Russian town in Svalbard
svalbard  russia  sovietunion  pyramiden  via:metafilter 
12 days ago
The end of Tex-Mex?
Bemoaning the loss of the traditional slightly trashy cuisine
food  cooking  texmex  houston 
12 days ago
Reed sexism controversy
Remarkably good student paper article from my alma mater
reed  feminism 
12 days ago
Add patterns to SVG and D3 graphics
d3js  d3  svg  visualization 
12 days ago
Voyager images
Photographs and diagrams sent on the Golden Record in to deep space
space  voyager  anthropology  goldenrecord 
12 days ago
Web traffic stats for US government sites
government  us  transparency 
12 days ago
Pyramiden, Svalbard
An abandoned Russian coal mining town in the far, far north
russia  sovietunion  svalbard  spitsbergen  via:metafilter 
12 days ago
Schock: reporting matters
Details of how journalism resulted in rooting out a corrupt politician
politics  journalism  reporting  schock  gay 
13 days ago
Groups.io Update
Mark Fletcher's new mailing list service is adding good features
email  mailinglists  googlegroups  yahoogroups  mailman 
14 days ago
The Book of Shaders
Promising interactive primer on GL shader programming
gl  graphics  opengl  glsl  shaders  programming  visualization 
14 days ago
Alternate Brewer schemes
Tools and theories for designing color schemes like the Brewer scales, but different.
hsl  hsv  lab  colorbrewer  design 
14 days ago
YouTube loudness normalization
Third party claims YouTube has been adjusting audio for consistent volume
music  loudness  volume  youtube 
14 days ago
Netanyahu goes racist
Crazy rhetoric in Israeli elections
israel  politics 
14 days ago
Silent Protagonists
Borderlands game developer talks about the problems of having the main character not talk
games  borderlands  narrative 
14 days ago
MIT's ongoing suicide problem
4 students have committed suicide in the last year
mit  via:hackernews  depression  suicide  mentalhealth  health 
14 days ago
GDC talk on LoL community management
Riot's PhD updates us on what they're doing to fight and ban trolls
riot  lol  leagueoflegends  gdc 
15 days ago
Notes on rolling your own GPS-driven accurate clock
gps  ntp  time 
15 days ago
On "My Immortal"
Is the world's worst fanfic satire? Or just fanfic?
via:metafilter  fanfic  funny 
16 days ago
moot interview
Details from the 4chan creator, trying to move on
4chan  moot 
17 days ago
Mail a printed photo a day to someone.
photos  printing  delivery 
17 days ago
PHK on Time
Notes from a guy rewriting ntpd from scratch
ntp  time  programming  opensource  phk  ntimed 
18 days ago
NTP funding
Maintainer of NTP looking for more funding
time  ntp  opensource  via:metafilter 
18 days ago
SF frequent transit
Muni and BART that runs every 12 minutes or faster
sf  transit  muni  maps  via:metafilter 
19 days ago
SSD flash wear
Consumer drives can be written to 1000 times or more before failing
flash  ssd  via:hackernews 
19 days ago
Reddit's moderation problem
Great article about the troublesome but productive community
reddit  community  moderation  internet  culture 
19 days ago
Render geodata pictures in ASCII graphics
ascii  geo  maps  hack 
20 days ago
Colorized radio astronomy
Lovely image visualizing some radio astronomical phenomena
radio  astronomy  imaging 
21 days ago
In Praise of CSV
Excellent essay endorsing the simplest of data formats
csv  data  json  opendata 
21 days ago
Kindle Cover Disasters
Amateur book cover design is terrible. /cc @bookscout
books  funny  amazon  kindle 
21 days ago
RIP FriendFeed
Excellent aggregator basically ended when Facebook bought it, but is now dead for real
facebook  friendfeed  aggregator  rss 
21 days ago
Dal Makhani history
Origins of a popular restaurant dish
food  cooking  india  dal 
22 days ago
1980s Leningrad music
A forgotten era in Soviet dance and experimental video
music  video  via:metafilter  russia  sovietunion 
22 days ago
Map of human migrations
Nice use of an unusual projection
maps  history  via:vruba  migration 
23 days ago
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