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The Startup Zeitgeist
Medical error is third biggest cause of death in the US, experts say
Our Brain Uses Statistics to Calculate Confidence, Make Decisions
New Record Bid Set for World's Cheapest Solar, Undercutting Coal
Programming by poking: why MIT stopped teaching SICP
Life Lessons from a Lifestyle Business: Interview with founder of Metafilter
Growler: Asyncio Micro-Framework in Python
Serializable, Lockless, Distributed: Isolation in CockroachDB
Select a document and have it certified in the Bitcoin blockchain
Cratejoy (YC S13) Is Hiring for Sales in Austin, TX
Toil – A Python Workflow Engine
We asked 15,000 people how they're learning to program
Gor — Test your system with real data
Show HN: Curabase – Curate a list of links for yourself, your team, or the world
Simplevisor: Intel x64 Windows-specific hypervisor
IBM Wants Everyone to Try a Quantum Computer
78% of Reddit Threads with 1,000+ Comments Mention Nazis
Triplebyte Engineer Genome Project
The curious case of slow downloads
Show HN: ProofMe.com launched today. Share ideas. Get feedback. Do amazing work.
Master spec-repo rate limiting post‑mortem
Two Tesla Production Chiefs to Leave Ahead of Model 3 Ramp-Up
Why most mobile development projects fail
Target=”_blank” is an underestimated vulnerability
Asymmetric numeral systems: entropy encoding (2013)
Three-quarters of drivers don't want to own an autonomous car
The Impact of Index Investing: A Follow-Up
Signal Desktop beta now publicly available
Programming by poking: why MIT stopped teaching The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
Target=”_blank” — the most underestimated vulnerability ever
Shtetl-Optimized » The 8000th Busy Beaver number eludes ZF set theory
Apple finally declares WebObjects dead
DConf 2016 is streaming right now
Haskell Sucks! [pdf]
Stack Overflow data shows bootcamp grads out-earn CS degree grads by $6,000 a year. Do you believe it?
Angular 2 best practices: Change detector performance
Medical Equipment Crashes During Heart Procedure
Real World Microservices: When Services Stop Playing Well and Start Getting Real
IBM Wants Everyone to Try a Quantum Computer
Simplevisor: Intel x64 Windows-specific hypervisor
Unskippable 50ms delay when making a POST/PUT/DELETE request with form-urlencoded or json data - Is this a common Node design pattern?
UniK: the Open Source Unikernel deployment platform
Waybackpack: download the entire Wayback Machine archive for a given URL
Simon Peyton Jones (Mr Haskell) elected into the Royal Society Fellowship
Teleport: A real-time trigger-based Postgres replicator
Data Mining Problems in Retail
The Bug in the Physical Building
SLAyer - an automatic formal verification tool that uses separation logic to verify memory safety of C programs.
Use The Index, Luke
Zen of Swift Optionals
Upto - Bash function that allows to go up to a certain directory. It's been more useful than what I thought.
TIL SunChips' first attempt at a biodegradable bag crinkled at up to 95 decibels. A Facebook group titled "SORRY BUT I CAN'T HEAR YOU OVER THIS SUN CHIPS BAG" reached over 30,000 members as a result.
Elon Musk implies that the fossil fuel industry planted an article in the LA Times about Tesla receiving subsidies to counter the IMF study about fossil fuel subsidies
16 years ago today, the Loveletter worm (ILOVEYOU) spread across the globe, causing over $5.5 billion in damage. Here it is in action.
Someone Took All the Adjectives Out of This Call of Duty Press Release = Hilarious
Blind and missing a tooth, still cute as a button.
Snake game made in a bookshelf
This Mandrill looks like it's about to drop the hottest mixtape of the year.
this water tower is in comic sans
Google files patent for cyborg eye lenses
My baby only says "baby". This is the closest I'll ever be to having a Pokemon.
L.A. deputy suspected of drinking too much disarmed by Sacramento residents; when local police arrive they make no arrest, don't perform sobriety test
Bicycle Kick Assist and Goal
78% of All Reddit Threads With 1,000+ Comments Mention Nazis [OC]
Wives are like grenades...
I know South Park isn't coming back until September, but I can't wait to see how much Cartman loves Trump.
Police: Stop calling drug dealer’s phone, we’re trying to search it
Cassiopeia A, from the NASA Instagram
Original Lucasfilm vet reveals major news: "Boba Fett was gonna be the main villain of 'ROTJ'. George took what was planned for the third trilogy — the confrontation between Luke and Darth Vader and the Emperor — and that got squished down from three movies to one movie and became Jedi"
Tandoori chicken with mint-yogurt sauce
The 2016 winners of the Lyttle Lytton contest, where people compete to write the worst first sentence of the worst imaginary novel, like "Madison was a shy, awkward, inwardly beautiful teenaged girl just like you."
[xpost] Adam Savage is doing an AMA in r/maker today! Click the title to ask him a question!
Lawyers of Reddit, what is the most outrageous case someone has asked you to take?
[Image] Tetris teaches you that when you try to fit in you'll disappear
This 100 Year Old Runner Just Broke The World Record at the Penn Relays
Declarative Programming: Is It A Real Thing?
Using Scala.js With NPM And Browserify
Introduction To Concurrent Programming: A Beginner's Guide
Programming Visually With Node-RED: Wiring Up The Internet Of Things With Ease
Introduction To BEM Methodology
Encouraging Action And Timeliness In A Remote Workplace
Gulp Under the Hood: Building a Stream-based Task Automation Tool
You Need a Hero: The Project Manager
Clean Code and The Art of Exception Handling
HSA For Developers: Heterogeneous Computing For The Masses
Getting Started with Elixir Programming Language
Handling Intensive Tasks with Laravel
Toptal's Quick and Practical CSS Cheat Sheet
Rethinking Authentication And Biometric Security, The Toptal Way
Mastering 2D Cameras in Unity: A Tutorial for Game Developers
The 9 Most Common Mistakes That Ionic Developers Make
How to Create a Simple Python WebSocket Server Using Tornado
Top Ten Front-End Design Rules For Developers
A Tutorial on Drill-down FusionCharts in jQuery
Boost Your Productivity With Amazon Web Services
Android Developer’s Guide to Fragment Navigation Pattern
How to Bootstrap and Create .NET Projects
Introduction To PHP 7: What's New And What's Gone
To Python 3 and Back Again: Is It Worth the Switch?
Developer's Guide to Improving Project Structure in Meteor Applications
An Introduction to Robot Operating System: The Ultimate Robot Application Framework
Guide: Software Release Management For Small Teams
How to Get Rounded Corner Shapes In C++ Using Bezier Curves and QPainter: A Step by Step Guide
Service Oriented Architecture with AWS Lambda: A Step-by-Step Tutorial
What’s The Weather Like For The Next Six Hours?
Your Quadcopter Has Three Propellers Too Many
JIT Learning Using Expert Systems
Getting Ugly, Dead Bugs, and Going to Manhattan
Creating Full Color Images on Thermoformed Parts
A Rubidium Reference for Discrete Component Clocks
Carbon Monoxide: Hunting a Silent Killer
Microsoft Overhauls SharePoint To Compete With Slack In The Mobile Era
Man Sets World Record With 25 Continuous Hours In Virtual Reality
In Search Of A Healthy Gut, One Man Turned To An Extreme DIY Fecal Transplant
'Largest Recall In American History': Takata To Recall Nearly 70 Million Airbags
YouTube To Launch 'Unplugged' Online TV Service In 2017
Robot Stitches Tissue By Itself Without A Real Doctor Pulling The Strings
Google Encrypts All Blogspot Domains With HTTPS
Students Can Now Fly Drones At School, FAA Says
No One Should Have To Use Proprietary Software To Communicate With Their Government
Aging and Bloated OpenSSL Is Purged of 2 High-Severity Bugs
Windows 10 Updates Are Now Ruining Pro-Gaming Streams
Are We Alone In the Universe? Not Likely, According To Math
John Kasich To Drop Out, Leaving Trump as GOP Nominee
Half Of Teens Think They're Addicted To Their Smartphones
Millions of Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail Email Accounts Being Traded in Russian Underworld
Profile of AI assistant Viv, which sources say has received acquisition bids from Google and Facebook, ahead of its public demo Monday (Elizabeth Dwoskin/Washington Post)
AT&T ends 15-year hosting deal with Yahoo, estimated to bring in $100M revenue per year for Yahoo, awards contract to Synacor (Wall Street Journal)
Zynga reports Q1 revenue of $187M, beating estimates of $162M, bookings of $182M, up 8% YoY; stock up over 14% after hours (Brett Molina/USA Today)
Concerns raised over DeepMind's data-sharing deal with UK's NHS as new report finds Google has been given broader access to patient data than publicly announced (Natasha Lomas/TechCrunch)
Fitbit beats estimates with Q1 revenue of $505M, up from $336.8M last year, but issues weak guidance for the current quarter; stock down over 11% after hours (Akin Oyedele/Business Insider)
Instagram testing business profiles that feature a contact button, directions, and more (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)
The number of warrantless searches on Americans by NSA and CIA jump to 4,672 in 2015, up from about 2,100 in 2013; USA Freedom Act exempts FBI from disclosing (The Intercept)
Match says Tinder surpassed 1M paid members in Q1, beats estimates with $285.3M in quarterly revenue; stock up over 12% (Bloomberg)
Microsoft updates SharePoint with Office Graph feature that analyzes data from Office apps, with iOS and Android apps coming later this quarter (Jay Greene/Wall Street Journal)
Google updates Slides with Q&A feature for real-time audience feedback, presenting from iOS, and a laser pointer option (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)
OpenSSL fixes high-severity bugs allowing cookie decryption and code execution (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica)
Prosper Marketplace to cut 171 jobs, 28% of its workforce, as loan volume drops 12% quarter-to-quarter; CEO will forgo salary this year (Wall Street Journal)
Sources: YouTube is working on Unplugged, a paid subscription service offering streaming cable TV bundle, slated to debut as early as 2017 (Bloomberg)
Vine now available for Windows 10 PCs and Tablets (Mollie Ruiz-Hopper/Windows Blog)
Sources: Apple Music revamp will bring black and white UI, "huge artwork", and lyrics integration; new version launches via iOS 10 beta this summer (Mark Gurman/9to5Mac)
Culture Podcast: Star Wars Isn’t the Only Thing Worth Celebrating Today
Celebrate May the 4th With WIRED’s Best Star Wars Videos
$3,000 Guitar Made of ‘Solid Linen’ Looks and Plays Like Wood
Why An Autonomous Robot Won’t Replace Your Surgeon Anytime Soon
Watch J.J. Abrams and Lin-Manuel Miranda Rap ‘Jabba Flow’
Trump’s Big Win Is a Giant Setback for Data Crunchers
How We Epically Obliterated an $800 Lego Star Destroyer
DJ Shadow Is Back With ‘The Mountain Will Fall,’ a Heady Video in Outer Space
Google’s Self-Driving Minivan Could Bring Autonomy to Us All
In Don DeLillo’s New Novel Zero K, Cryonics Doesn’t Just Preserve—It Destroys
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