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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. Why I built a dictionary app even with more than +300 apps available at AppStore

    26 points by zehfernandes | view on HN

    The article is about the author's journey to create the perfect dictionary app, and how he realized that it was harder than he thought.

  3. 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.

  4. Why the term “open source” is important

    15 points by longrod | view on HN

    The article discusses the importance of using the term "Open Source" correctly, and how misusing the term can lead to a misunderstanding of what Open Source actually is.

  5. 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.

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    The article is about the Turbo Modula-2 programming language for CP/M, which was released in 1986 and then quickly withdrawn.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Public Domain Posix Make

    10 points by donmcc | view on HN

    The article discusses the problem with make being that it is a tool for developers and how there are many different versions of make around.

  10. 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.

  11. Nuclear energy is clean

    173 points by mpweiher | view on HN

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

  12. 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.

  13. Differentiable Programming from Scratch

    7 points by TheNumbat | view on HN

    Differentiable programming is a useful tool for solving many kinds of optimization problems.

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

    96 points by chazeon | view on HN

  15. A Mormon Housewife Turned a Fake Diary into an Enormous Best-Seller

    3 points by aesthesia | view on HN

    The article tells the story of how the book "Go Ask Alice" became a best-seller.

  16. Lyra: Fast, in-memory, typo-tolerant, full-text search engine in TypeScript

    5 points by bpierre | view on HN

    ' , author : 'Jim Rohn' } ] } The article is about how to use Lyra to query a database.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. Google CEO tells employees productivity and focus must improve

    25 points by aprdm | view on HN

    Google is launching a new effort called "Simplicity Sprint" in an effort to improve efficiency and improve employee focus during an uncertain economic environment.

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

    39 points by grunthos | view on HN

  24. 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.

  25. TSMC Completes Construction of 5nm Fab 21 in Arizona

    36 points by walterbell | view on HN

    TSMC recently held a topping-out ceremony for its Fab 21 near Phoenix, Arizona, to celebrate the completion of the construction, which progressed at breakneck speeds from March 2021 to July 2022.

  26. End of the Machinery Game Engine

    7 points by eigenbom | view on HN

  27. 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.

  28. Illegally placed concrete blocks have taken over public parking in Seattle

    72 points by walterbell | view on HN

  29. Character Encoding and UTF-8

    6 points by fredrb | view on HN

    The article discusses the difficulties of using different code pages and how it can cause problems when trying to read messages.

  30. 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.