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The obvious reason Animal Crossing resonates right now: the social features. The less obvious reason: real life has turned into a resource management game.
As I read this article about Lambda School I kept thinking “Man, this basically sounds like subprime education.” Then I got to this part.
Crazy thing: my friends who run a high traffic coffee shop just found this thing under their bar. It turns out to be a super cheap Chinese Bluetooth LE beacon.
I’ve often struggled to precisely describe Hacker News’s particular brand of obnoxiousness, but this pretty much nails it.
I’ve been thinking for years that someone needs to create a developer version of the Gartner Hype Cycle diagram, so I finally sat down and did one.