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  1. Show HN: Reduce SQLite database size by up to 80% with transparent compression

    76 points by phiresky | view on HN

    The article discusses a sqlite extension that provides transparent dictionary-based row-level compression for sqlite, which can reduce the size of the database by 80% while keeping performance mostly the same.

  2. A Tutorial on Portable Makefiles (2017)

    40 points by hardwaresofton | view on HN

    The article describes how to write portable Makefiles.

  3. 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.

  4. Karmem: A fast binary serialization format faster than Google Flatbuffers

    14 points by siddontang | view on HN

    Karmem is a fast binary serialization format that is easy to use while being as fast as possible. It is optimized to take Golang and TinyGo's maximum performance and is efficient for repeatable reads, reading different content of the same type. Karmem has proven to be ten times faster than Google Flatbuffers, with the additional overhead of bounds-checking included. Karmem is still under development, and the API is not stable. However, the serialization-format itself

  5. Linus releases the 5.19 kernel from an M1 MacBook

    40 points by anpep | view on HN

    The article discusses the Linux Kernel Mailing List, which is a mailing list for Linux kernel developers.

  6. Announcing Docusaurus 2.0 – Meta's static site generator to build docs sites

    12 points by slorber | view on HN

    The article is about the release of Docusaurus 2.0, a static site generator that helps you ship beautiful documentation websites in no time.

  7. Show HN: Open-source Typeform Alternative (beta) – snoopForms live

    17 points by beanclap | view on HN

    The article is about a form-building tool that is quick and easy to use, with a variety of features and options.

  8. Formally Verifying Rust's Opaque Types

    5 points by BreakfastB0b | view on HN

    The article discusses how existential types work in Rust, and how they relate to intuitionistic logic.

  9. Raw footage inside Sears with Atari 800 and 2600 (1982) [video]

    4 points by kloch | view on HN

  10. Librarian's Letter to Google Security

    38 points by 2352500 | view on HN

    The article is written in French and cannot be translated.

  11. Show HN: International Legal Dictionary

    16 points by dogweather | view on HN

  12. Differentiable Programming from Scratch

    7 points by TheNumbat | view on HN

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

  13. 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.

  14. Nichelle Nichols Has Died

    63 points by fagnerbrack | view on HN

    The article is about how to enable JavaScript in order to use

  15. Meshtastic: A Review

    21 points by thcipriani | view on HN

    The article discusses how Meshtastic attempts to solve the problem of communication infrastructure failures and how AT&T established room 641A to funnel communication to the NSA.

  16. Gitea 1.17.0 is released – includes package registry support

    63 points by belfalas | view on HN

    The article discusses the release of Gitea version 1.17.0, which includes a lot of new and exciting features and plenty of breaking changes.

  17. Pagefind: Static Low-Bandwidth Search at Scale

    17 points by chmaynard | view on HN

    The article discusses the two main options for search on a documentation website - frontend search and third-party platform - and argues in favor of frontend search.

  18. Fresnel Integral

    11 points by peter_d_sherman | view on HN

    The Fresnel integrals S(x) and C(x) are two transcendental functions used in optics that are closely related to the error function.

  19. Show HN: White Label Any Webpage

    14 points by motyar | view on HN

    The article discusses how to move web pages and forms built on other platforms to your own domain name.

  20. Apple Rhapsody revisited, to go (2014)

    23 points by classichasclass | view on HN

    The article discusses the author's favorite Mac laptop of all time, the PowerBook 1400, and how it is the best Mac laptop ever made in terms of keyboard, modularity, and upgradability.

  21. 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.

  22. Intel Let the Chips Fall Where They Might

    13 points by rntn | view on HN

    The article discusses how Intel is facing many challenges and may not be able to recover.

  23. End of the Machinery Game Engine

    7 points by eigenbom | view on HN

  24. 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.

  25. You want to know something about how bullshit insane our brains are? (2018)

    3 points by Tomte | view on HN

    The article is about how to enable JavaScript in order to use

  26. 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.

  27. Show HN: Outserv – GraphQL Search Engine

    12 points by mrjn | view on HN

    The article discusses the Outserv, a GraphQL-powered Blockchain Search Engine that is a unique mix of GraphQL, Search, and Cache systems that enables production-grade GraphQL Search APIs over any blockchain data 10x faster than existing mechanisms.

  28. 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.

  29. What ever happened to (2010)

    10 points by ecliptik | view on HN

    The domain was sold to a cyber-squatter by 4Front, the company that originally sponsored development of XMMS.

  30. 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.