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Catch up on all the best stories and discussion on Hacker New each week. Hosted by Colin (a YC-backed founder and typescript fanatic) and Kenny (a human-computer interaction whiz who just wants software to be fast).

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Catch up on all the best stories and discussion on Hacker New each week. Hosted by Colin (a YC-backed founder and typescript fanatic) and Kenny (a human-computer interaction whiz who just wants software to be fast).

    [#114] The meme of a meme search engine

    [#114] The meme of a meme search engine

    We discuss touchscreens in cars, text to speech, and gail.com. A rant about cross platform libraries is included free of charge.




    Study finds that buttons in cars are safer and quicker to use than touchscreens
    Lottie 4.0 for iOS: new render engine with significant performance improvements
    Building an internet-scale meme search engine
    Text to Speech: VALLE
    Text to Speech: Apple Books
    Text to Speech: This voice does not exist
    Gail dot com

    • 39 min
    [#113] Weird websites, dark skies, and spookiness galore

    [#113] Weird websites, dark skies, and spookiness galore

    September 15, 2022


    Patreon lays off 17% of Staff https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32826610
    Twilio to lay off 11% of workforce https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32837802
    Don’t be spooky https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32863175
    Increase https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32828669
    Show HN: I may have created a new type of puzzle https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32884467
    Uber investigating breach of its computer systems https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32860728
    Ask HN: How do you find the weird parts of the web? https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32804832
    Gen Z never learned to read cursive https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32884213
    Dark Sky shutting down: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32817555

    • 40 min
    [#112] Long live the iPhone Plus Pro Max Ultra

    [#112] Long live the iPhone Plus Pro Max Ultra

    Queen Elizabeth has died https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32768834

    dang's "royalist" comment https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32769925

    The rise of workplace surveillance [audio] https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32603565

    An HN profile worth perusing https://news.ycombinator.com/submitted?id=kennethfriedman

    AirPods Pro 2nd Gen https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32754440

    Globalstar SEC filing https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32754963

    I Got Banned for Life from Airbnb (2018) https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32761930

    Excuse me but why are you eating so many frogs https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32746922

    Steve Jobs emails himself (2010) https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32761060

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    [#111] Google Timer, gone and back again

    [#111] Google Timer, gone and back again

    Links covered:


    Reflections on my time in Y Combinator
    Removal of Heroku free product plans
    Google Timer is back
    Design the next iPhone
    Shazam turns 20
    Fakery: An odd discovery on Spotify 
    Fakery: Fake IMDB credits
    Fakery: More content by people, for people in Search
    Fakery: The coming tsunami of fakery

    • 38 min
    [#110] Dots, Buttons, and Booms

    [#110] Dots, Buttons, and Booms

    Engineering Festivus

    Dotfiles being hidden is a UNIXv2 mistake (2012)

    Is there a spiritual successor to delicious

    Physical buttons outperform touchscreens in new cars, test finds

    Logistics

    American Airlines agrees to purchase Boom Supersonic Overture aircraft

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    • 39 min
    [#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

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