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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.

    [#109] Layoffs, Salt Water, and Drawings

    [#109] Layoffs, Salt Water, and Drawings

    Articles covered:


    Things I Have Drawn is a site in which the things kids draw are real 
    Dalle-2 Prompt Book 
    Part of my code makes Copilot crash 
    Robinhood lays off 23% of staff 
    Y Combinator narrows current cohort size by 40%, citing downturn and funding 
    MIT invents $4 solar desalination device 
    Put down devices, let your mind wander, study suggests

    • 36 min
    [#108] The music streaming wars, 1x engineers, and how to lose at Wordle

    [#108] The music streaming wars, 1x engineers, and how to lose at Wordle

    Spotify table of songs https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=31618092 

    Apple Music is the most buggy and annoying software I use https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=31618746

    GitHub user sends notification to 400k users https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=31627061

    Coinbase “Update on hiring plans” https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=31600505

    1x Engineer https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=31568895

    Show HN: Can you lose at Wordle if you tried? https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=31572258

    Spotify podcasters are making $18k a month with nothing but white noise https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=31630148

    • 32 min
    [#107] Metaverses, Selling Homes, and Fusion

    [#107] Metaverses, Selling Homes, and Fusion

    We discuss whether the metaverse is b******t, is the internet, or is minecraft. What's Sam Altman up to today? And how much money can you lose from automating home sales?



    Links


    Physics Student Earns PhD at Age 89
    The metaverse is b******t
    The metaverse is already here, it's called the internet
    The metaverse is already here – it's Minecraft
    Review: The 14-inch MacBook Pro Resets the Timeline
    Google's infamous internal 2010 “I just want to serve 5TB” video now public
    Now you can (try to) serve five terabytes, too
    Backblaze S-1 IPO
    The 3-2-1 Backup Strategy
    HashiCorp – S1 IPO
    Zillow to stop flipping homes, loses more than $550M, lays off 25% of staff
    Keith Rabois's Twitter
    Helion

    • 29 min
    [#106] Worldcoin, a 500 Year Old Website, and a stock ticker

    [#106] Worldcoin, a 500 Year Old Website, and a stock ticker

    This Word Does Not Exist

    macOS Monterey

    Ask HN: Is the Great Resignation in tech real? If so, why?

    Ask HN: Best way to host a website for 500 years?

    Edward Snowden on Sam Altman's Worldcoin

    Greatest single trade of all time

    Architect Resigns in Protest over UCSB Mega-Dorm

    Facebook Renames to Meta

    • 29 min
    [#105] Be smart and look stupid

    [#105] Be smart and look stupid

    MacBook Pro 14-inch and MacBook Pro 16-inch

    Building an ULTRA-BRIGHT water-cooled TV

    Willingness to look stupid

    Beyond Smart

    Facebook chooses profits over people

    Facebook plans to change its name as part of company rebrand

    • 19 min
    [#104] Find a cofounder and load a website

    [#104] Find a cofounder and load a website

    Haiti’s President Is Assassinated

    Tell HN: YC will help you find a co-founder

    Reddit.com weighs 1.39MB. Here’s what that costs around the globe

    Show HN: Side Quest – An aggregator for not full-time tech jobs

    Instant water cleaning method ‘millions of times’ better: study

    • 16 min

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