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  1. EasyRPG

    239 points by tosh | view on HN

    The Easy RPG Player is a program that allows you to play RPG Maker 2000 and 2003 games on a variety of platforms, including GNU/Linux, OS X, Windows, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, mobile devices, and even in your web browser.

  2. RISC-V based Single Board Computers are getting there

    133 points by bmlw | view on HN

    The MangoPi MQ Pro is a compute-focused board that outperforms the Raspberry Pi Zero W in most tests, with the exception of USB SSD and microSD card speed.

  3. A looming copper crunch and why recycling can’t fix it

    91 points by simonebrunozzi | view on HN

    The article discusses how the electrification of transportation could begin stalling as early as mid-decade due to a lack of key battery metals.

  4. If Only Borland Had Stuck with Turbo Modula-2 for CP/M (2013)

    83 points by nope96 | view on HN

    The article is about the Turbo Modula-2 programming language for CP/M, which was released in 1986 and then quickly withdrawn.

  5. Kubernetes Reinvented Virtual Machines (in a good sense)

    81 points by paulgb | view on HN

    The article discusses how, in 2010, it was common to deploy applications using virtual machines and how, depending on the scale of the business, this would define the ways provisioning, scaling, service discovery, and deployment were done.

  6. Nuclear energy is clean

    173 points by mpweiher | view on HN

    The article argues that nuclear waste is not an actual problem.

  7. The Disintegrating Cube

    27 points by drdee | view on HN

    The article is about a man who spent seven months designing and building a Rubik's Cube that was 22x22, only for it to fail miserably. The author reflects on this man's dedication and how it compares to his own five-year blog milestone.

  8. New Ghostscript PDF interpreter

    161 points by diskmuncher | view on HN

    The new PDF interpreter is now enabled by default in Ghostscript 9.56.1 and is written in C, which makes it faster and more secure than its predecessor.

  9. Show HN: Rentaflop – Render your Blender projects without sacrificing quality

    8 points by dasokol112358 | view on HN

  10. Tang Nano 9K – FPGA SBC with HDMI

    7 points by peter_d_sherman | view on HN

    The Tang Nano 9K is a development board based on the Gowin GW1NR-9 FPGA chip that is equipped with an HDMI connector, RGB screen interface connector, SPI screen connector, 32Mbit SPI flash, and 6 LEDs.

  11. The many flavors of hashing

    18 points by ciprian_craciun | view on HN

    The article discusses a procedure for hiding small internal identifiers when exporting them as part of an API. A use-case for such a procedure would be hiding patient primary keys in an API that lists patients given some query.

  12. Patterns (YC S21) is hiring devs to build the Figma for data

    1 points by cstanley | view on HN

    The article is discussing how to use pre-built applications and components to speed up problem solving.

  13. Citroen 2cv pages

    76 points by dayve | view on HN

    The person writing has collected a lot of 2pk parts over the past 45 years.

  14. Windows XP Professional X64 Edition

    5 points by telotortium | view on HN

    Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is an edition of Windows XP for x86-64 personal computers.

  15. Greg can't use encrypted apps and must open his phone for police at any time

    77 points by adrian_mrd | view on HN

    The article discusses the bail conditions imposed on some Blockade Australia climate protesters, which include not being allowed to use any encrypted messaging apps, having to produce their computer and mobile phone for police inspection on demand, only being allowed to have one mobile phone, and not being allowed to associate with a list of 38 people.

  16. Shor, I’ll do it (2007)

    289 points by monort | view on HN

    The article is about Shor's algorithm, and how it can be used to break the RSA cryptosystem.

  17. Converting from the Game Gear to the Master System

    83 points by stevekemp | view on HN

    The answer to the question "How do you convert a Master System game to the NES?" is that you can't without rewriting the game from scratch because the two platforms are too different.

  18. Put down devices, let your mind wander, study suggests

    96 points by chazeon | view on HN

  19. TI-83 Plus One More

    132 points by rez10191 | view on HN

    The TI-83+ from 1999 is a popular computer because it runs a BASIC interpreter with machine-language program support, and lots of fun homemade games were built for it over the years.

  20. The New Era of Nicotine

    16 points by DL-Invariant | view on HN

    This article is about how the tobacco industry is practically universally ignored and how that is a mistake because cigarettes are a perfect product.

  21. Inside an IBM AS/400 eSeries Factory [video]

    39 points by grunthos | view on HN

  22. How a cable modem works (c. 2002)

    52 points by jqcoffey | view on HN

    The article discusses the various protocols used by the DOCSIS standard and how they work together to establish connectivity.

  23. Amazon’s plan to “neutralize” unions with ex-inmates and “vulnerable students”

    173 points by hownottowrite | view on HN

    The article discusses a leaked internal memo from Amazon that details the company's anti-union strategies, which include establishing relationships with key policymakers and community stakeholders and improving Amazon's overall brand.

  24. Simple game programming through a comic

    39 points by nassimsoftware | view on HN

    Kaboom is a javascript library which makes making games really easy.

  25. Study finds Wikipedia influences judicial behavior

    188 points by drewem | view on HN

    The article discusses a study that found that when judges had access to a Wikipedia article about a case, they were 20% more likely to cite it as a precedent.

  26. Hitachi Wood Plug Cutter Works Perfectly in Hand Held Drills (2013)

    119 points by walterbell | view on HN

    The article is about a plug cutter that can be used in an electric drill or battery-driven screwgun/drilldriver.

  27. Modula-2 and Oberon (2007) [pdf]

    36 points by Jtsummers | view on HN

  28. Linux 5.19

    30 points by jrepinc | view on HN

  29. I made a virtual bookshelf for book reviews

    15 points by mjdiloreto | view on HN

    The book Consilience by E. O. Wilson is a pithy guided tour of all the intellectual accomplishments since the enlightenment, and also a cogent argument for a unified perspective of science.

  30. Faked Crystallography

    75 points by mhb | view on HN

    The article discusses how the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Center is on the way to pulling nearly a thousand deposited crystal structures because they appear to have been faked.