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Updated Apr 29, 2023

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Clever Hans - Wikipedia

HamburgChimps/apple-notes-liberator: Free your Apple Notes data from Notes

Wittgenstein’s ladder - Wikipedia

Random Fuzzy Thoughts | TigerBeetle Fuzzing testing

statelyai/xstate: State machines and statecharts for the modern web.

social4git/social4git: A decentralized social protocol based on git


Fixing the TVA - A ‘Loki’ perspective


pojntfx/go-nbd: Pure Go NBD server and client library.

Network block device - Wikipedia


Turing Test - Astral Codex Ten

nmslib/hnswlib: Header-only C++/python library for fast approximate nearest neighbors Similarity nearest neighbor

Faiss: The Missing Manual | Pinecone Similarity

Discovery doctrine - Wikipedia

Back when I was a developer, I tended towards the competent jerk. I was pretty g… | Hacker News

Rome, Sweet Rome meets ChatGPT — Dan Romero

shhhbb, an ssh bbs

Rational Dress Society - Wikipedia

Projects | thesephist.com

Ermine.ai | Local Audio Transcription

Shortcat: Universal command palette for your Mac | Shortcat

Epicurus for Our Time

Category:Unidentified people - Wikipedia

TabbyML/tabby: Self-hosted AI coding assistant

Free Software Wireless-N Mini VPN Router v3 (TPE-R1300) | ThinkPenguin.com


James Niehues Ski Map Artist

Forest Moon Festival

The winners of Rest of World’s first photography contest

Areweyet - MozillaWiki

Pulumi - Universal Infrastructure as Code


Foundational distributed systems papers

GPT-4 invalidates the Turing test

Ask HN: What are some of the best university courses available online for free? | Hacker News

Replacing my best friends with an LLM trained on 500,000 group chat messages

OpenCore Legacy Patcher macOS

Don’t make me think (revisited)

If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system

COVID in Pixels

WikiBinge: Discover how all things are vaguely connected.


CoverageMap.com | A Community-Contributed Cellular Coverage Map

Dishwasher salmon - Wikipedia

An example of LLM prompting for programming

When You Plateau, So Does Your Company

mlc-ai/web-llm: Bringing large-language models and chat to web browsers

A forty-year career

Lifelogging, An Inevitability

Contra Kriss On Nerds And Hipsters

Training CodeParrot 🦜 from Scratch

Replit - How to train your own Large Language Models

The days are long but the decades are short

Checksum.ai - E2E test automation based on real user behavior

Open Questions · Gwern.net

Experimental Fat Loss

Links For April 2023

Life Universe

Mage 🧙 | Free, Fast, Unfiltered Stable Diffusion

Ariq Böke - Wikipedia

Music Instrument Photos by Charles Brooks

Mobile Phone Museum | Mobile Phone Museum

AI Social Network | chirper


Irradiated Software - SizeUp - The Missing Window Manager

Linen | Slack alternative designed for communities

Rectangle Mac

codazoda/neatcss: Rapidly build efficient sites with Neat, the minimalist css framework.

Retsina - Wikipedia

everythingishacked/CheekyKeys: Use Python, OpenCV, and MediaPipe to control a keyboard with facial gestures

The Psychology Of Fantasy

qadron/cuboid: An application-centric, decentralised and distributed computing solution.

Japanese Buildings that are Shaped Like the Things They Sell

NORAD object 48274 CSS position

everythingishacked/Semaphore: A full-body keyboard using gestures to type through computer vision


The True Scandal of Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound - Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford

The Vigilante and the Air Traffic Controller - Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford

132: Sam the Vendor - Darknet Diaries

Should You Trust Private Equity to Take Care of Your Dog? - Freakonomics

Air Travel Is a Miracle. Why Do We Hate It? - Freakonomics

Why Is Flying Safer Than Driving? - Freakonomics

Is Your Plane Ticket Too Expensive — or Too Cheap? - Freakonomics

The Economics of Everyday Things: Used Hotel Soaps - Freakonomics

Story: JSON vs XML - CoRecursive: Coding Stories

Movies & TV




Testing Distributed Systems w/ Deterministic Simulation by Will Wilson

Antithesis Games Demo

Sparks of AGI: early experiments with GPT-4