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Colin is a YC-backed founder and open-sourcer. Kenny is a human-computer interaction whiz at Apple. Two best friends report daily from the depths of Hacker News.

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Colin is a YC-backed founder and open-sourcer. Kenny is a human-computer interaction whiz at Apple. Two best friends report daily from the depths of Hacker News.

    [#47] Mar 2, 2021

    [#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. 



    Links


    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
    Sharing an article with a Retweet or Quote Tweet? If you haven't already read the article, we may ask if you'd like to open it first.
    Build a Business, Not an Audience
    MailChimp: A side project that turned into a $700m/year revenue business
    Generate Flowcharts from Text

    • 14 min
    [#46] March 1, 2021

    [#46] March 1, 2021

    New month, same gimmick! 



    Links:

    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)

    • 18 min
    [#45] Feb 26, 2021

    [#45] Feb 26, 2021

    Extra-long Friday episode capped off with a classic not-so-speedy Show HN speed round!

    Links:

    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

    • 18 min
    [#44] Feb 25, 2021

    [#44] Feb 25, 2021

    S-1, S-2 and the battle of the century, Google Cloud v. AWS.



    Links


    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
    Coinbase S-1
    DigitalOcean S-1

    • 15 min
    [#43] Feb 24, 2021

    [#43] Feb 24, 2021

    Maker space schemes, Tesla memes, and lucid dreams.

    • 17 min
    [#42] Feb 23, 2021

    [#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.

    Links:



    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

    • 16 min

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