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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.
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.
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.
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The article is about the Turbo Modula-2 programming language for CP/M, which was released in 1986 and then quickly withdrawn.
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.
173 points by mpweiher | view on HN
The article argues that nuclear waste is not an actual problem.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Show HN: Rentaflop – Render your Blender projects without sacrificing quality
8 points by dasokol112358 | view on HN
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.
76 points by dayve | view on HN
The person writing has collected a lot of 2pk parts over the past 45 years.
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.
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.
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.
Put down devices, let your mind wander, study suggests
96 points by chazeon | view on HN
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.
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.
Inside an IBM AS/400 eSeries Factory [video]
39 points by grunthos | view on HN
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.
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.
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.
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.
30 points by jrepinc | view on HN
Modula-2 and Oberon (2007) [pdf]
36 points by Jtsummers | view on HN
Simple game programming through a comic
39 points by nassimsoftware | view on HN
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.
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.
491 points by wuschel | view on HN