The Monday Morning Macro | May 15

Every Monday, we share a summary of what’s happening in the YC community — from our blog, YouTube and Hacker News. You can also get this in your inbox.

How to Invent the Future with Alan Kay: Part I
One of the pioneers of personal computing, Alan Kay thought of laptops and graphical interfaces years before they were realized. At XeroxPARC, Apple, HP and Disney, he has developed tools for improving the mind. In these two lectures, Alan shares his story and how to think about building for the future.

How to Invent the Future with Alan Kay: Part II
Part two of Alan’s lecture at Startup School.

Jessica Livingston’s Advice For Founders
In this excerpt from Jessica’s talk at the 2014 Female Founders Conference, she shares her advice for founders.

Know Why You’re Starting a Company
Danae Ringelmann, founder of Indiegogo at the 2014 Female Founders Conference.

Ruchi Sanghvi on Sweating the Details 
In this excerpt from Ruchi’s talk at the 2015 Female Founders Conference, she shares what she learned by working at Facebook and Dropbox.

Top Posts on Hacker News
Uncensorable Wikipedia on IPFS 
Maintainers make the world go round: Innovation is an overrated ideology
Net neutrality is in jeopardy again
Jeff Varasano’s Famous New York Pizza Recipe (2008) 
Get started making music
Making a Game in Rust 
CPU Utilization is Wrong
SQL Notebook 
CockroachDB 1.0 
Beware of Transparent Pixels 
Solar Roof
Pulling JPEGs out of thin air (2014)
Startup Graveyard — History Shouldn’t Have to Repeat Itself
Drone Uses AI and 11,500 Crashes to Learn How to Fly
Self-Compassion Works Better Than Self-Esteem 
Cyberattacks in 12 Nations Said to Use Leaked N.S.A. Hacking Tool
A federal court has denied a pre-trial motion to dismiss a GPL enforcement case
110M-year-old dinosaur discovered with skin and soft tissue
Accidentally Stopping a Global Cyber Attack 
Noncompete Clauses: Signing Away the Right to Get a New Job
Rejection Letter
The Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus
Lessons from last week’s cyberattack 
Lyft and Waymo Reach Deal to Collaborate on Self-Driving Cars 
Why do many math books have so much detail and so little enlightenment? (2010)