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the year of living with banksy
When I first moved to Los Angeles in July of 2013, I found a room for rent in a house on Craigslist. I soon learned the landlord, and the…
How to be Rational about Rationality
[One of the more technical (and optional) chapters, at the end of Skin of the Game]
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Trending Developer Skills, Based on my Analysis of “Ask HN: Who’s Hiring?”
For people learning to code and for experienced software developers alike, change is constant. There is always something new to learn. This…
How a self-taught teenager built an operating system that runs in your browser
Arizona teenager Aaron Adams built and maintains this awe-inspiring solo project. Developed entirely in the cloud using c9.io’s online…
In case you missed it
If you’re a startup, you should not use React (reflecting on the BSD + patents license)
That is, if you ever hope to be acquired by a larger company
A Beginner’s Guide to AI/ML 🤖👶
The ultimate guide to machine learning. Simple, plain-English explanations accompanied by math, code, and real-world examples.
Week 40: Experts in authoritarianism advise to keep a list of things subtly changing around you, so…
August 19, 2017
The truth has got its boots on: what the evidence says about Mr. Damore’s Google memo
I’m saying, sir, that a lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on.
I built a chatbot in 2 hours and this is what I learned
Is the next paradigm shift here already?
Are you a good person, or just insecure?
What makes someone a good person?
Why School Sucks (hint: it’s not because it’s “boring”)
Read the title. Now notice that I said school, NOT education. Yes, there is a difference.
My Life Lessons in Rust Belt Racism
I was 17 years old and a junior at West Scranton High School when my boyfriend, Chris, took me to a summer music festival in Nay Aug Park.
The Purpose of Life Isn’t to Be Happy
The term “happy” was..
Mastodon is big in Japan. The reason why is… uncomfortable
Here’s what Chinese takeout menus can teach us about immigration
By Dolly Li
The truth about identifying as asexual in the Midwest
We’re just beginning to understand asexuality, but it isn’t anything new.
In this article I’ll show you how to create and train a neural network using Synaptic.js, which allows you to do deep learning in Node.js…
Per Harald Borgen
White Supremacy Is Bad for the Jews. Let’s Be Bad for White Supremacy.
“…but is it good for the Jews?”
What do I look for in a pitch?
Founders will often ask me, “Do you want to go through our deck?” It’s not about the slide deck. We have made the decision to invest in…
The Success and Failure of Design Inc.
AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR FELLOW JEWS
To our fellow Jews, in the United States, in Israel, and around the world:
RUN, don’t walk away from that $5/hour dev shop
How to find the best team to build your app or digital product.
Small Functions considered Harmful
In this post, I aim to:
The State of Cryptocurrency: Mid-2017 Edition
I went to the 2017 Blockstack Summit to try and get a feel for the current state of the cryptocurrency technology and market.
What Happened in Charlottesville was Terrorism
Charlottesville didn’t surprise me. But when I heard the news I scoured video and pictures for faces I might know on both the white…
Nicole Vallestero Keenan
Do’s and Don’ts of Web Design
by Nick Babich