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  1. Japan, U.S. to launch R&D for 2-nm chip mass production

    93 points by gmays | view on HN

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

    125 points by whoishiring | view on HN

  3. 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.”

  4. 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.

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

    16 points by stefan8r | view on HN

  6. 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.

  7. Running Zig with WASI on Cloudflare Workers

    72 points by tosh | view on HN

  8. Annotated Version of Boole's Algebra of Logic from 1847 [pdf]

    27 points by auggierose | view on HN

  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. 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.

  11. Game engines could help construction

    10 points by noplsbecivil | view on HN

    The article discusses how the company Esri is using game engines to create more immersive environments for their users by pairing the accuracy of their real-time geospatial data with the fidelity of Unreal.

  12. 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.

  13. Preparing for Skylab: The ground-based 1972 experimental mission

    12 points by samizdis | view on HN

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. Discord Switching to React Native for Android App

    11 points by keksdev | view on HN

    The article discusses the improvements that Android users can expect to see on the Discord app over the coming weeks, including faster app update release cycles and more consistent features across platforms.

  17. 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.

  18. Ask HN: Who wants to be hired? (August 2022)

    46 points by whoishiring | view on HN

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. The problem with big innovations

    12 points by ChanningAllen | view on HN

    Innovation is the result of combining old things in new ways, as demonstrated by the multiple inventions throughout history.

  22. Disneyland with Death Penalty

    102 points by oumua_don17 | view on HN

    The article is a 4,500-word piece written by William Gibson about his observations of the architecture, phenomenology and culture of Singapore, which he finds to be clean, bland and conformist.

  23. 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.

  24. Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Fundamentals and Current Status

    8 points by bookofjoe | view on HN

    The section gives a brief account on the work done by the different researchers in the last 10–12 years in the field of DSSCs and the results they observed for respective cells.

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. Silly Camera Numbers

    11 points by mkchoi212 | view on HN

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

  29. 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

  30. Markov Chains for Queueing Systems

    4 points by kqr | view on HN

    \(\mu\)) to meet the needs of the customer. The article explains how to analytically figure out the state probabilities of a queueing system, which is the probability of the system being in each state (for example, the probability of the system being idle, the probability of the system having one request being processed, the probability of both servers being busy at the same time, and the probability of the holding space being used), given \(\lambda\) and \(\mu\).