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I started work on making books available within Popcorn-Time
2 projects | reddit.com/r/PopCornTimeApp | 20 Apr 2022
I don't have a way to find and curate audiobooks. Plus, LibGen books are already available on IPFS so all I need is collect links. I have been running https://learnawesome.org/ so books seemed far more approachable.
Show HN: Lurnby, a tool for better learning, is now open source
9 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 11 Feb 2022
Fantastic! I'll have a deeper look and see if there's any opportunities for integrating this into https://learnawesome.org (which is also open-source).
Ask HN: What is your “I don't care if this succeeds” project?
56 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 10 Feb 2022
I am building https://learnawesome.org
It's an attempt to organize world's knowledge. Right now, it looks like GoodReads-like social network for learning resources organized by topics, formats, difficulty levels etc. But there's a knowledge-graph that separates ideas and the medium those ideas are expressed in. For eg: "Sapiens - the book" and "TED Talk given by Yuval Harari" are connected to the same node.
This idea isn't anything new. Here is Danny Hillis talking about it at OSCON 2012: https://youtu.be/wKcZ8ozCah0
Is there an app like Goodreads that actually has an easy UI?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/books | 28 Jun 2021
How to circumvent Sci-Hub ISP block
8 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 9 Jun 2021
I have been dealing with the same problem for curating resources at https://learnawesome.org. Projects like Openlibrary do collect unique identifiers for _books_, but for everything else, it mostly takes manual effort. For example, I collect talks/podcasts by the author where they discuss ideas from their books. Then there are summaries written by others.
Show HN: Vellum – An interactive list of nonfiction books reviewed by academics
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 20 Feb 2021
This is a fantastic effort! Kudos :-)
I have been collecting learning resources and their reviews by experts at https://learnawesome.org/ (open-source, built with Ruby on Rails and TailwindCSS). Would you be kind enough to share the raw JSON files for their books?
LearnAwesome has its own topic taxonomy so it will still require tagging topics manually, but it can save me some effort on scraping/parsing LSE/Nature sites.
Kenneth Kuttler's Free Math Books
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 19 Jan 2021
I have been adding a number of these free books at https://learnawesome.org/
Do you really care about the format being PDF or is it about the books being FREE? I'd like to make common queries like yours easier. LearnAwesome is open-source, so of course you're free to contribute: https://github.com/learn-awesome/learn
What are some alternatives?
budibase - Budibase is an open-source low code platform that helps you build internal tools in minutes 🚀
genki-study-resources - A collection of exercises for practicing what is taught in Genki: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese.
Lurnby - A tool for active reading and personal knowledge management
Logisim-Dark - A fork of Logisim with a Darcula-like look and feel
Open-Sentencing - To help public defenders better serve their clients, Open Sentencing shows racial bias in data such as demographics providing insights for each case
gamesociety-website - Official website of Game Society!
ClassicUO - ClassicUO - an open source implementation of the Ultima Online Classic Client.
wikiref - A web extension that makes extracting, editing, and exporting Wikipedia references easy!
DIY-CNC-machine - How to build your own CNC machine from scratch