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Hacker News Reviews

Hacker News is a social news website focusing on computer science and entrepreneurship. It is run by Paul Graham's investment fund and startup incubator, Y Combinator.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Hacker News and what they use it for.
  • Ask HN: Why is Microsoft Teams still so bad?
    - When you paste a link and press enter to send, it doesn’t send immediately and instead sends randomly after a few seconds - This means if you were typing a follow up message your messages will look like this: > Hey visit this cool site: https://news.ycombinator.com/ It has al >l these cool discussions about tech! - Source: Hacker News / 5 days ago
  • bitcoin developer tooling
    Honestly, not many developer communities out there. Hackernews https://news.ycombinator.com/ publishes bitcoin related things occasionally. - Source: Reddit / 9 days ago
  • Keeping a Clear Mind While Navigating Information Overload in the Digital Age By Offloading Memory to Digital Apps as a "Second Brain" [practice]
    I believe HN is referring to Hacker News. - Source: Reddit / 14 days ago
  • How can I produce knowledge instead of just consuming it?
    I see lots of tech blog posts because I read Hacker News (https://news.ycombinator.com/). I'd say at least half the posts there link to blogs. - Source: Reddit / 14 days ago
  • ULPT What can I do to make myself sound busy at work.
    Open Hacker News and put it on the left side. - Source: Reddit / 15 days ago
  • I went through all bookstores in Berlin trying to sell my self-published book
    I hope that you posted this on https://news.ycombinator.com/. - Source: Reddit / 15 days ago
  • Ask HN: Solopreneurs, how do you maintain a professional/social network?
    I think you have to join two kinds of communities, customer-oriented and peer (and potential competitor) oriented. You need to join communities where your prospects hang out so that you can understand their needs better. And it's very useful to be able to compare notes with peers. I find this communities have serious conversations / exchanges between entrepreneurs: Hacker News https://news.ycombinator.com/... - Source: Hacker News / 16 days ago
  • .ai
    It is not a textual match, and this is observable at multiple points in the process. It is therefore a different hostname. When I said “almost always”, I was referring to search domains as the exception, I just didn’t think it worth clarifying (though I was amused by the fact that it’s the oft-broken-at-HTTP-and-above one that’s reliable at DNS). Look, the difference is trivially demonstrated: at... - Source: Hacker News / 15 days ago
  • Email Server options?
    Yeah, I also saw couple of posts on hackernews, so decided to ask what's going on :). - Source: Reddit / 17 days ago
  • What books changed your view of the world for the better/made you smarter?
    Also take a portion of the time you spend on reddit and start spending it on Hacker News. You could consider that a highly moderated subreddit where the majority of highly intelligent people gather. There you can spend time on reading the comments. - Source: Reddit / 18 days ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Hacker News

Great Products for Finding Startup Jobs
Hacker News—Not a job board, per se, but the HN Who’s Hiring post at the start of every month has dozens of engineering-focused job posts. HN also regularly pushes select YC jobs to the front page.
18 Best Sites for Finding a Startup Job
Hacker News has a job board that lists jobs exclusively at various startups. Obviously, as Hackers News is associated with Y Combinator, most of the listed startup jobs are at companies that have gone through the accelerator’s program.

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