Tag : Hacker News

Facebook now boasts 2 billion monthly users but what about its app?

Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook has reached yet another milestone with 2 billion monthly users, but its Android app is still nothing to boast about. – Hacker News

June 28th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

Gamooga for the Real Estate Industry: Some Effective Use Cases

Along with every other industry, the Real Estate Industry too, needs to adapt to and shape up for the latest marketing channels. With the… – Hacker News

June 28th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

How one typo helped let Russian hackers in

Through interviews with government officials and cybersecurity experts, CNN has uncovered how a Russian “influence operation” with the US election really happened. – Hacker News

June 28th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

Accidental Cuppa Design: The Silk Sample Sacks that Turned into Tea Bags – 99% Invisible

Bags are to tea as filters are to coffee, each classic consumer staples integrated into our basic conception of these hot drinks. But tea bags were no genius creation designed to revolutionize the market for this age-old product. In fact, the man credited with popularizing this “invention” didn’t even realize what he held in hand — until, that is, – Hacker News

June 28th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

Sign up for Praguecrunch V now!

Almost every year my buddy Jack Deneut has helped set up PragueCrunch, our kind-of-semi-annual celebration of Czech startups. And it’s happening again this.. – Hacker News

June 28th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

The World’s Most Dangerous Librarian Knew How to Build an Atomic Bomb

While dodging accusations of communism, Charlotte Serber made the nuclear bomb possible. – Hacker News

June 28th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

CEOs use VR headsets to experience ‘realities’ of homelessness

A charity event designed to raise awareness of homelessness has attracted criticism after its organisers attempted to replicate “the realities” faced by homeless people by using virtual reality technology.  A video clip posted to Twitter by CEO Sleepout has been described by viewers as a “homeless simulator”, “dystopian” and “out of touch”. – Hacker News

June 27th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

Thought experiment: could we host Facebook on AWS?

Facebook was has been around since 2004. In the years since, the company, now one of the five US tech giants, has moved from a single server running in a dor… – Hacker News

June 27th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

Ep. 27: Danny Lange, of Unity Technologies, on How AI Can Enhance Gaming, and Gaming Can Enhance AI

Over the last few years data intensive machine learning solutions have supplanted rule-based software systems at many technology-based companies. Think about Amazon, Netflix, and Uber. But the gaming – Hacker News

June 27th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

2017 swampUP Sessions | Debug Production Applications in Kubernetes –Ray Tsang & Baruch Sadogursky

Debugging applications in production is like being the detective in a crime movie where you are also the murderer. Especially with microservices. Especially … – Hacker News

June 27th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

How India picks its President, visually explained

Unlike other elections, the President of India is chosen by an electoral college which comprises of MPs and MLAs. – Hacker News

June 27th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

OSS PaaS Rundown: Comparing Dokku, Flynn, and Deis Workflow

Open source software is currently witnessing a renaissance. For every major platform out there, there is at least one open source alternative. – Hacker News

June 27th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

Why Waymo’s Partnership with Avis Makes Sense

Alphabet’s autonomous-driving division doesn’t care for auto maintenance, while rental firms are keen to find purpose as the model of car ownership changes. – Hacker News

June 27th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

ChaosCat: Automating Fault Injection at PagerDuty – PagerDuty

At PagerDuty, we’ve been injected failure into our production infrastructure for years. Now, it’s time to meet ChaosCat — our automated fault injector. – Hacker News

June 27th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

Keynote: Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux & Git, in conversation with Dirk Hohndel, VP, VMware

Keynote: Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux & Git, in conversation with Dirk Hohndel, VP, Chief Open Source Officer, VMware [E] About Dirk Hohndel Dirk is VMwa… – Hacker News

June 27th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology

Stanford Seminar: The REX Neo Architecture: An energy efficient new processor architecture

EE380: Computer Systems Colloquium Seminar The REX Neo Architecture: An energy efficient new processor architecture for HPC, DSP, Machine Learning, and more…. – Hacker News

June 27th, 2017 Hacker News, Technology