21 Feb '12, 2am

@tbmcmullen Agreed. cf. @gilesgoatboy 's recent post about Hacker Newspaper screening stealth job ads from HN:

@tbmcmullen Agreed. cf. @gilesgoatboy 's recent post about Hacker Newspaper screening stealth job ads from HN:

A few days ago I added a regex to the code which generates Hacker Newspaper : Unfortunately, a YC job ad made it past this filter almost instantly: (If you're wondering why the comments page looks different: omgwtfhax .) I felt tricked. I also felt the tactic was a little sleazy and desperate. And the whole reason I added this regex to my HN filter in the first place was to screen out a job ad for Curebit , a company which is best known for seeming a little sleazy and desperate as well. YC job ad posts, and similar posts on Hacker News, appear with no comment link. This privilege makes an easy target. It should be possible to filter out such content based on that characteristic. However, it's much easier to simply filter out any story where the comments URL is the same as the story URL, i.e., any story which links back to Hacker News itself. This also excludes "Ask HN" and...

Full article: http://gilesbowkett.blogspot.com/2012/02/hacker-newspaper...

Tweets

Find out how YouTube sensation @wongfupro turne...

todayonline.com 24 Feb '12, 7am

If you've been on YouTube - and who hasn't these days - you might have come across some short films put out by three guys ...

@legalledoff @Simco_

taxinewspaper.co.uk 24 Feb '12, 12am

This web site is designed to give you access to TAXI Newspaper shortly after it's published. You will then be able to down...