by Y Combinator4/4/2017
Here are our favorite Hacker News comments from March.
One of the authors of The Unix-Haters Handbook joins a thread on the book.
The creator of war dialing program ToneLoc replies to a post about WarGames.
On this Haskell post a HN user shares their thoughts on why many research efforts on object oriented vs procedural programming draw similar conclusions.
Pink Floyd’s recording console is for sale and a HN user’s father is the person who installed it.
HN users reminisce about their ZX81s.
A HN user whose family runs a telescope mirror business replies to a post on mirror grinding.
A programmer turned bus driver turned programmer replies to a post about someone going from programming to bus driving.
The son of the Rolling Fluid Turbine inventor comments on a post about inventing the turbine.
The University of Tokyo’s entrance exam for math was shared and someone who once took the exam replied.
Tardigrade researcher’s colleague turns out to be an HN user
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