Hacker Newsletter - Hacker Newsletter #703

hackernewsletter

Issue #703 // 2024-06-07 // View in your browser

#Sponsor


WorkOS: Modern Identity Platform for B2B SaaS
WorkOS provides a complete User Management solution along with SSO, SCIM, & RBAC. The APIs are easy-to-use and modular, helping companies like Perplexity, Vercel, and Webflow quickly become Enterprise Ready.

#Favorites


How many photons are received per bit transmitted from Voyager 1?
//physics.stackexchange.com comments

Engineering for Slow Internet
//brr.fyi comments

I made a tiny camera with super long battery life
//toaster.llc comments

This Message Does Not Exist
//kmjn.org comments

Hacking millions of modems and investigating who hacked my modem
//samcurry.net comments

Repairing my mug with Kintsugi
//fellerts.no comments

Parable of the Sofa
//tbray.org comments

Everything I know about the fast inverse square root algorithm
//github.com comments

Managing my motivation as a solo dev
//mbuffett.com comments

The long-lost Tarzan Atari game, preserved
//gamehistory.org comments

#Ask HN


What was your most humbling learning moment?

I have many PDFs – what is the best local way to leverage AI for search?

How to transcribe 1000s of handwritten notes

#Show HN


Every mountain, building and tree shadow mapped for any date and time //shademap.app comments

PlayBooks – Jupyter Notebooks style on-call investigation documents //github.com comments

File0 – An easier way to manage files in serverless apps //file0.dev comments

Webhooks for Any Event //markets.sh comments

#Code


Reproducing GPT-2 in llm.c //github.com comments

Diffusion on syntax trees for program synthesis //tree-diffusion.github.io comments

Gh-dash: A beautiful CLI dashboard for GitHub //github.com comments

What I think about Lua after shipping a project with 60k lines of code //blog.luden.io comments

Web Development with Htmx, Type-Guided Components, Pure Python //getludic.dev comments

zfind – CLI like find but using SQL syntax and also does tar/zip //github.com comments

#Data


You'll regret using natural keys //blog.ploeh.dk comments

What we've learned from a year of building with LLMs //eugeneyan.com comments

ROOT: analyzing petabytes of data scientifically //root.cern comments

10 Years to Build a Free SQL Editor //timestored.com comments

Koheesio: Nike's Python-based framework to build advanced data-pipelines //github.com comments

DuckDB 1.0.0 //duckdb.org comments

Half a century of SQL //theregister.com comments

#Design


UI elements with a hand-drawn, sketchy look //wiredjs.com comments

Immich – Self-hosted photo and video management solution //immich.app comments

Original 8x16 ASCII Fixed Width Font: Classic Console Neue //webdraft.hu comments

Web Design Museum //webdesignmuseum.org comments

#Books


Standard Ebooks' 1,000th title: Ulysses //standardebooks.org comments

Python notebooks for fundamentals of music processing //audiolabs-erlangen.de comments

I wrote a book about self-hosting for a small group of friends/family //selfhostbook.com comments

#Working


I am sick of LeetCode-style interviews //nelson.cloud comments

Ask HN: Who is hiring? //news.ycombinator.com

CommitAsync – $100K+ dev jobs 100% remote only //commitasync.com comments

Ask HN: Who wants to be hired? //news.ycombinator.com

Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? //news.ycombinator.com

#Learn


An animated introduction to Fourier series //andreinc.net comments

An intuitive guide to Maxwell's equations //photonlines.substack.com comments

A breakthrough towards the Riemann hypothesis //mathstodon.xyz comments

The t-test was invented at the Guinness brewery //scientificamerican.com comments

Roman Roads //sashamaps.net comments

If English was written like Chinese //zompist.com comments

#Watching


Mitsubishi robot solves Rubik's Cube in 0.305s //soranews24.com comments

Feynman Computer Science Lecture – Hardware, Software, Heuristics //youtube.com comments

I built an interactive cloth solver for Apple Vision Pro //youtube.com comments

Testing a 1912-style Radio //youtube.com comments

#Startup News


Signal: Will leave the EU market rather than undermine our privacy guarantees //twitter.com comments

Boeing Starliner launches first crewed mission //bbc.co.uk comments

AMD Unveils Ryzen 9000 CPUs for Desktop, Zen 5 //anandtech.com comments

Jury finds Boeing stole technology from electric airplane startup Zunum //seattletimes.com comments

Databricks to Buy Data-Management Startup Tabular //wsj.com comments

Nvidia and Salesforce double down on AI startup Cohere in $450M round //finance.yahoo.com comments

#Fun


Learn CSS Grid with a virtual garden game //cssgridgarden.com comments

Foosbar – My autonomous foosball-playing robot //github.com comments

Minimalistic Beat Maker //martinwecke.de comments

Huewords, a Word and Logic Puzzle //huewords.snellman.net comments

Wadzilla. Play DOOM in Zork //github.com comments

Yes, You Can Play Duck Hunt Without a Television (But I Can't) //nicole.express comments

Gpl2 2d web paddle game //raould.github.io comments

#Cutting Room Floor


Google Meet rolls out multi-device adaptive audio merging //workspaceupdates.googleblog.com comments

How to copy a file from a 30-year-old laptop //unterminated.com comments

A man ordered to hide his boat painted the boat on his fence //news.artnet.com comments

Codestral: Mistral's Code Model //mistral.ai comments

Things the guys who stole my phone have texted me to try to get me to unlock it //gothamist.com comments

Making USB devices – end to end guide to your first gadget //popovicu.com comments

Napster sparked a file-sharing revolution 25 years ago //torrentfreak.com comments

Things you wish you didn't need to know about S3 //blog.plerion.com comments

Saint Michael Sword: Are the cathedrals really on a straight line? //geospatial.netlify.app comments

What I think about Lua after shipping a project with 60k lines of code //blog.luden.io comments

Simple tasks showing reasoning breakdown in state-of-the-art LLMs //arxiv.org comments

Reverse Z in 3D graphics (and why it's so awesome) //tomhultonharrop.com comments

Making a tic-tac-toe game with ‘randomness’ using pure HTML and CSS //blog.scottlogic.com comments

I created this land use visualisation for the Netherlands //koenvangilst.nl comments

Older messages

Hacker Newsletter #701

Monday, June 3, 2024

I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again

Hacker Newsletter #702

Monday, June 3, 2024

The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention. //John Burroughs hackernewsletter Issue #702 // 2024-05-31 // View in your browser #Favorites Poppulo - Engage employees, inform customers and

Hacker Newsletter #700

Friday, May 17, 2024

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision //Helen Keller hackernewsletter Issue #700 // 2024-05-17 // View in your browser 700 comes fast! Thanks for reading each week. – kale

Hacker Newsletter #699

Friday, May 10, 2024

If you're thinking without writing, you only think you're thinking. //Leslie Lamport hackernewsletter Issue #699 // 2024-05-10 // View in your browser #Favorites Turbocharging Low-Code

Hacker Newsletter #698

Friday, May 3, 2024

There is nothing more uncommon than common sense. //Frank Lloyd Wright hackernewsletter Issue #698 // 2024-05-03 // View in your browser #Favorites Lattice is the AI-powered people platform that

You Might Also Like

🛠️ It's Easy to Mod PC Games — What to Know About Cellular Data Throttling

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Also: Best Short Throw Projectors of 2024, and More! How-To Geek Logo June 22, 2024 📩 Get expert reviews, the hottest deals, how-to's, and more delivered directly to your inbox by subscribing to

Daily Coding Problem: Problem #1474 [Easy]

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Daily Coding Problem Good morning! Here's your coding interview problem for today. This problem was asked by Facebook. Boggle is a game played on a 4 x 4 grid of letters. The goal is to find as

Weekend Reading — Occam's shaving kit

Saturday, June 22, 2024

This week we work around our ErrorBoundary, ignore our \\TODO, write in Sans Bullshit Sans, pay $500/hour to dress the same as always, count succors borne every minute, and name a dinosaur after Loki.

Infographic | The Next Characters to Enter the Public Domain 🎟️

Saturday, June 22, 2024

From Mickey to Superman, this infographic shows which popular characters will be entering the public domain over the next 15 years. View Online | Subscribe Presented by: EnergyX's groundbreaking

Web3 hiring culture. What can we improve?

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Top Tech Content sent at Noon! Meet the device ushering in a new era of hearing clarity Read this email in your browser How are you, @newsletterest1? 🪐 What's happening in tech today, June 22, 2024

Web3 hiring culture. What can we improve?

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Top Tech Content sent at Noon! Meet the device ushering in a new era of hearing clarity Read this email in your browser How are you, @newsletterest1? 🪐 What's happening in tech today, June 22, 2024

Ilya Sutskever isn’t done working on AI safety

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Plus, Fisker files for bankruptcy, the DOJ sues Adobe, and more View this email online in your browser By Cody Corrall Saturday, June 22, 2024 Image Credits: Hiretual Welcome back to TechCrunch's

🐍 New Python tutorials on Real Python

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Hey there, There's always something going on over at realpython.com as far as Python tutorials go. Here's what you may have missed this past week: Quiz: Ruff: A Modern Python Linter In this

DeveloPassion's Newsletter #170 - Safe and Sound

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Edition 170 of my newsletter, discussing Knowledge Management, Knowledge Work, Zen Productivity, Personal Organization, and more! Sébastien Dubois DeveloPassion's Newsletter DeveloPassion's

U.S. Treasury Sanctions 12 Kaspersky Executives Amid Software Ban

Saturday, June 22, 2024

THN Daily Updates Newsletter cover Cybersecurity Architect's Handbook ($47.99 Value) FREE for a Limited Time Stepping into the role of a Cybersecurity Architect (CSA) is no mean feat, as it