Hacker Bits Feb 2016

Hacker Bits, Feb 2016

UPDATE (Jan-28): We got a number of emails about a physical print edition — we’ve published Hacker Bits on MagCloud to now offer a print edition!

We (Maureen and I) are launching hackerbits.com.

Hacker Bits is a curated collection of the most popular articles on Hacker News – a social news website widely considered among programmers and startup founders to be the best of its kind.

Every month, we select from the top voted articles and publish them in magazine format.

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In this month's issue, you'll read about:


  • The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment, Mike Hearn


  • So You Think You Can Program An Elevator, Miles Shang
  • Sending & Receiving SMS on Linux, Michael Marner
  • How Elm made our work better, Ossi Hanhinen
  • two weeks of rust, Martin Matusiak


  • A Guide to Seed Fundraising, Geoff Ralston
  • When to join a startup, Tom Blomfield


  • The Dying Art of Mental Math Tricks, Tanya Khovanova
  • A Beginner's Guide To Scaling To 11 Million+ Users On Amazon's AWS, Todd Hoff


  • Why privacy is important, and having "nothing to hide" is irrelevant, Robin Doherty
  • Getting ahead vs. doing well, Seth Godin

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