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  1. Ask HN: Who is hiring? (August 2022)

    125 points by whoishiring | view on HN

  2. I shaved 80 MB from my TypeScript build by removing googleapis

    202 points by danvk | view on HN

    The article discusses how to use TypeScript performance to your advantage by looking at what TypeScript is compiling using a treemap visualization.

  3. U.S. Army Camouflage Improvement Explained – Part 1 (2013)

    89 points by BonoboIO | view on HN

    The article discusses the fallacies of the arguments against the U.S. Army's Phase IV Camouflage Improvement Effort.

  4. Launch HN: Polymath Robotics (YC S22) – General autonomy for industrial vehicles

    16 points by stefan8r | view on HN

  5. Juris Hartmanis 1928–2022 – Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

    15 points by sizzle | view on HN

    Juris Hartmanis, a professor in Cornell’s computer science department since 1965, passed away this morning. He won the 1993 Turing Award with Richard Stearns for their 1963–1965 paper “On the Computational Complexity of Algorithms.”

  6. Running Zig with WASI on Cloudflare Workers

    72 points by tosh | view on HN

  7. Political Email to Bypass Spam Filters and Go Directly to Your Inbox?

    18 points by sdoering | view on HN

    The proposed Political BIAS Emails Act of 2022 would require email receiving systems to deliver political campaign email directly to your inbox, and they would be expressly forbidden to run it through their spam filters at all.

  8. PicnicHealth (YC S14) is hiring product engineers to improve patient care

    1 points by troyastorino | view on HN

    The talented and humble people at Picnic sold the author on the company and Picnic's consistent values make them always do right by patients.

  9. 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.

  10. How I Regained Concentration and Focus

    49 points by aiobe | view on HN

    The article is about a person's struggles with concentration and how they plan to improve their productivity and creativity.

  11. AMD passes Intel in market cap

    108 points by latchkey | view on HN

    AMD's stock rose 3%, giving the company a market capitalization of $153 billion, while Intel's stock fell 9%, giving the company a market capitalization of $148 billion.

  12. Particle Physicists Puzzle over a New Duality

    38 points by kzrdude | view on HN

    The article discusses the discovery of the antipodal duality by Lance Dixon and his team, which is a hidden connection between two different phenomena that couldn't be explained by our current understanding of physics.

  13. Faster CRC32-C on x86

    44 points by rostayob | view on HN

    This article covers two different ways to compute CRC-32C, with the second method being significantly faster than the first.

  14. Peng Cheng on how ancient crafts inspire her masterful typographic posters

    8 points by bryanrasmussen | view on HN

    Peng Cheng is a graphic designer who is known for her masterful typographic posters.

  15. Rust Linux Kernel Development

    12 points by olalonde | view on HN

    The article explains how to create a linux kernel module using rust.

  16. The Slotted Counter Pattern

    12 points by hollylawly | view on HN

    The article discusses a database pattern where an column is incremented when an event happens, such as a download or page view, in order to avoid contention on a single row.

  17. Software engineering books

    123 points by colin-dumitru | view on HN

    The article discusses how "The Pragmatic Programmer" made the author a better software engineer and how pragmatism encompasses five key qualities.

  18. Google’s in-house desktop Linux

    32 points by signa11 | view on HN

    Google has its very own Linux desktop distribution that is based on Debian Linux.

  19. 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.

  20. The Enigma Qube, Merging an Enigma Machine and a Rubik’s Cub

    21 points by sblank | view on HN

    The Enigma Qube is a device that combines a Rubik's Cube with an Enigma Machine to create an encryption machine that is more powerful than any other device.

  21. Librarian's Letter to Google Security

    38 points by 2352500 | view on HN

    The article is written in French and cannot be translated.

  22. Silly Camera Numbers

    11 points by mkchoi212 | view on HN

    The article is discussing how depth of field changes with different f-stop settings.

  23. Cognitive decline linked to ultraprocessed food, study finds

    42 points by smn1234 | view on HN

  24. 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

  25. Show HN: Tech Compensation in Europe

    92 points by gdaramouskas | view on HN

    This site is being built in order to help people in the tech industry in Europe see what others in similar positions are being paid so they can have a better idea of what to expect and ask for when negotiating their own salaries.

  26. TikTok videos leave teens thinking they have rare mental disorders (2021)

    108 points by mrtedbear | view on HN

    Some teens are using TikTok to diagnose themselves with rare mental disorders and then seeking out treatment, which can be a challenge.

  27. The Unofficial Simpsons Cookbook

    14 points by datelligence | view on HN

    Laurel created a column for Paste magazine where she would create a recipe from a Simpsons episode once a month which she later turned into a blog and an Instagram called The Joy of Cooking Milhouse.

  28. Ask HN: Have You Left Kubernetes?

    97 points by strzibny | view on HN

  29. 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.

  30. A Tutorial on Portable Makefiles (2017)

    40 points by hardwaresofton | view on HN

    The article describes how to write portable Makefiles.