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Random: #169

Miscellaneous How to be Perfectly Unhappy – The Oatmeal Cognitive Bias Cheatsheet Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart Gary Johnson and Bill Weld – AMA on Reddit Albuquerque’s “There’s a Better Way” Program What Teens Need Most From Their … Continue reading

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Random: #168

Miscellaneous A Visual History of Which Countries Have Dominated the Summer Olympics Donald Trump’s Ghostwriter’s Thoughts Explaining Trump supporters 3D Printed Maps Technical DIY motion control using Blender3D Why I’m not a big fan of Scrum – Excellent Salary Transparency with … Continue reading

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Random: #167

Miscellaneous Why You Should Aim for 100 Rejections a Year Useful Mental Models, Rules, and Theorems How a Quest by Elites Is Driving ‘Brexit’ and Trump How facebook tries to prevent office politics The AI Dashcam App That Wants to Rate … Continue reading

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Random: #166

Miscellaneous Benghazi Report Shows the Internet Is Killing Objectivity I Took A Pill In Ibiza – Mike Posner Photoshopping the ideal body type works for men too Male Hollywood Actors, Then & Now Punny Dump Lumberjack vs. Web Developer Technical … Continue reading

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Random: #165

Miscellaneous A Protocol for Dying  – Pieter Hintjens The Increasing Problem With the Misinformed Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight Strapped into a Falling Helicopter – Smarter Every Day #154 My gecko ate his tail A Cartoonist’s Advice – Bill Watterson … Continue reading

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Random: #164

Miscellaneous Graphical Algebra and Fourier Analysis – Steve Wittens  – Excellent Fermi Paradox The Great Filter 3D Economic Yield Curve – Excellent Desmos Interactive Graphing Calculator The rise of American authoritarianism – A possible explanation for Trump support The luckiest person alive … Continue reading

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Random: #163

Miscelleanous Nao and the Ladder Triumph Rocket 3 Roadster Review Millions of ordinary Americans support Donald Trump. Here’s why (maybe) Unity GDC demo – Adam – Part I (real-time rendering) 3D printable Frank Frazetta-inspired chess set Source Nothing Funny – … Continue reading

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Random: #162

Miscellaneous The gift of an ordinary day – Katrina Kenison Atlas, The Next Generation – Boston Dynamics (wow!) More info A Visual Look at 2 Million Chess Games Wintergatan – Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles) Road to North … Continue reading

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Random: #161

Miscellaneous DJI Osmo – Handheld video stabilization Explanation of how Formula E’s all-electric race cars work T-Shirts Unraveled – a analysis of t-shirt sizes and shrink/expansion Professional RC Car Racing Drone Racing League Y-Combinator looking to fund Basic Income research https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_income … Continue reading

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Random: #160

Miscellaneous The Refragmentation – Paul Graham Death is not the end of everything Why Big Companies Keep Failing: The Stack Fallacy “The answer may be that the what is 100 times more important than the how.“ The LEGO Movie: Construction, … Continue reading

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Random: #159

Miscellaneous Economic Inequality – Paul Graham Why I don’t celebrate income inequality – excellent The World Is Not Falling Apart Will the Republican Party Survive the 2016 Election? Why do scientists dismiss the possibility of cold fusion? The Sisters, 1975 … Continue reading

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Random: #158

Miscellaneous Jessica Livingston  – Paul Graham The British Museum – Google Explore Seeing Circles, Sines, and Signals – An Introduction What’s going on with Google’s Robotics group? The Other Letter (IKEA video on what kids want at Christmas) 10 Truth Bombs for … Continue reading

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Random: #157

Miscellaneous What happens next will amaze you – Maciej Cegłowski (Excellent) 507movements.com Cable robot simulator US Air Force sqaudrons as of June 2015 (source w/ many other infographics) ‘I’ve never felt more isolated’: The man who sold Minecraft to Microsoft … Continue reading

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Random: #156

Miscellaneous Research in to ‘security questions’ for account verification Willpower is overrated Ask HN: Best books or videos to get better at sales? How holograms work Dental work analysis of democractic nominees Follow-up for some of the republican nominees Technical … Continue reading

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Random: #155

Miscellaneous Alda –  A programming language for music Immersive Linear Algebra MIT’s App Inventor 2 Tech’s Enduring Great-Man Myth MIT humaniod robot using realtime human control I tried VR and it was just Okay How to onboard software engineers – … Continue reading

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Random: #154

Miscellaneous Images from NASA’s Cassini Probe Bodies We Want 2015 Issue – ESPN (Excellent) A World Without Work – The Atlantic RC P-51D Mustang model flown live via FPV Oculus Touch – a wireless gesture-based controller SoloShot – Automatic following and … Continue reading

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Random: #153

Miscellaneous Statue of Liberty construction photo exhibition Horizon: Zero Dawn – In game trailer on a PS4 at E3 2015 Technical Apple’s UI Design Dos and Don’ts 21 management things I learned at Imgur The most important skill in software … Continue reading

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Random: #152

Miscellaneous The Last Day of Her Life EMSK: Poker Hands ‘Rise of the Robots’ and ‘Shadow Work’ – Book Reviews MIT Cheetah robot lands the running jump BMW M3 through the years Random interesting photos Technical Top 10 data mining … Continue reading

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Random: #151

Miscellaneous Visualizing Chaos and Randomness The button: the fascinating social experiment driving Reddit crazy When You Lose Weight, Where Does it Go? A Technical Founder’s Notes on Sales Team Management Accepting payments is getting harder (PCI Compliance) Technical Scikit-aero – … Continue reading

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Random: #150

Miscellaneous Manual Transmission Gearbox Technical It’s okay for your open source library to be a bit shitty – Excellent Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2015 Getting hip with jHipster Deeplearning7j – open-source, distributed deep-learning library Intel Core i3 vs. Core i5 … Continue reading

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