Muzmatch Is the Place Where 400 Million Single Muslims Can Meet (YC S17)

Marriage is central to many Muslims’ upbringings yet ethnic, family, and religious pressures make this a difficult search. Muzmatch offers: chaperones in keeping with Islamic tradition, full privacy, fully verification and relevant search filters. Learn more on Product Hunt and Hacker News.

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Diane Greene’s Advice for Founders

Diane Greene is SVP of Google Cloud and she was also the CEO and cofounder of VMware. She’s a three time founder and shared advice with the attendees of the 2017 Female Founders Conference.

Dropleaf Is a Subscription Service for All-You-Can-Play Indie PC Games (YC S17)

Dropleaf helps players discover games that they can connect with and help developers grow their audience, and business. They’re launching with 41 games (adding 10-20 per month) and an initial price point of 4.99/month. You can sign up, download the client, install some games and get playing!

70MillionJobs Is the Internet’s First Job Board for 70 Million Americans With Criminal Records (YC S17)

There are 70 million Americans with criminal records – 1 in 3 adults – and they pretty much all experience pain in finding a job. 70MillionJobs has built the first job board for the formerly incarcerated. You can learn more on: Fast Company, Product Hunt, and Hacker News.

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Jeff Dean’s Lecture for YC AI

Jeff Dean is a Google Senior Fellow in the Research Group, where he leads the Google Brain project. He spoke to the YC AI group this summer. Watch the talk and read his slides here.

UpCodes Helps the Construction Industry Deliver Code Compliant Buildings (YC S17)

UpCodes consolidates regulations, inserts government commentary, provides a custom search engine, and offers team collaboration tools. According to McKinsey, construction is the second least productive industry in the US. But with access to UpCodes, construction companies will save time, prevent errors and reduce the overall cost of building.

Hacker News Highlights: June & July 2017

Our favorite Hacker News comments from June and July: HN submission overlaps with commenter’s PhD thesis on sketching sound and music, an article about the history of UUIDs gets details filled in by commenters, and reminiscences of Pascal at Apple in the 80s and its influence on the designer of the D language.

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