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[#47] Mar 2, 2021
Who pays for the Texas grid disaster? Is a thread worth it? Is an audience worth it? Lots of questions, very few answers.
Texas electric firm files for bankruptcy citing $1.8B in claims
I built a 5K iMac Display
Show HN: Ten seconds to ponder if a thread is worth it
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Build a Business, Not an Audience
MailChimp: A side project that turned into a $700m/year revenue business
Generate Flowcharts from Text
[#46] March 1, 2021
New month, same gimmick!
SolarWinds CEO blames intern for password leak
Actually Portable Executables (Lua edition!)
WASM3 switches to Cosmopolitan libc
How I cut GTA Online loading times by 70%
The Last Message Sent on AIM
Boston public schools suspend advanced learning classes
Not Lisp again... (2009)
[#45] Feb 26, 2021
Extra-long Friday episode capped off with a classic not-so-speedy Show HN speed round!
The Framework Laptop
Twitter announces Super Followers
1000 True Fans
A solo journey to $100k in revenue
Show HN: Redbean — Single-file distributable web server
Show HN: Jiga 3D — View CAD files directly in Gmail browser
Show HN: NotionDog — Build a website with nothing but Notion
Show HN: Peer Ideas — A new site for domain name appraisals
[#44] Feb 25, 2021
S-1, S-2 and the battle of the century, Google Cloud v. AWS.
My experience as a Gazan girl getting into Silicon Valley companies
Google Cloud vs. AWS Onboarding Comparison
Show HN: Can’t afford Bloomberg Terminal? No prob, I built the next best thing
GameStop Is Happening Again
[#43] Feb 24, 2021
Maker space schemes, Tesla memes, and lucid dreams.
[#42] Feb 23, 2021
We cover the vices and virtues of mind uploading, electric jets, and the Arizona correctional system in 15 minutes or less. Spoiler alert there are no virtues.
Perseverance landing video
New York bans Bitfinex
I Am Bezos
Ethereum isn't fun anymore
Software bug keeping hundreds of inmates in Arizona prisons beyond release dates
Launch HN: H3X - High power density electric aircraft motors
Lena: brain uploading