Posted on 10-07-2014
Hacker News launched an API today, complete with real-time features. Hacker News was created by Paul Graham in February 2007, and in October 2014 they are launching an API, something that is clearly innovation and forward thinking at work--not. Don’t get me wrong, I love me some APIs (if you hand’t notice), but waiting seven years to launch your API, as one of the “leading” technology news sites, ran by one of the “leading VC firms”, is not something to celebrate. The irony of the release will be celebrated by the HN community, the larger tech community, and sadly many......read more.