I like Hacker News. Let’s just say that I spend too much time there. Shout-out to Ronnie Roller and his iHackernews site, because mostly I look at HN on my iPhone. I lurk mostly, and comment infrequently. It’s recreational for me. I am username = philiphodgen there, FWIW.
I got an email overnight from a HN community member asking me a question and I thought it would be worth sharing the question (suitably disguised) and my answer.
Warning to my correspondent: the answer here on the blog is far better because the email I sent you was done in the early morning on my iPhone. ... continue reading