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FTC Takes Action to Stop Opendoor from Cheating Potential Sellers
100 points by felideon | view on HN
The Federal Trade Commission today took action against online home buying firm Opendoor Labs Inc., for cheating potential home sellers by tricking them into thinking that they could make more money selling their home to Opendoor than on the open market using the traditional sales process.
16 points by michaelsalim | view on HN
The article discusses the reasons why the author prefers to have many tabs open at once, and how this has changed since they started using a specific extension.
63 points by arkj | view on HN
The article is about the different types of platform subsystems and how they are categorized.
Ask HN: Who is hiring? (August 2022)
125 points by whoishiring | view on HN
The hardest people for founders to hire are so called C-level executives
98 points by ilamont | view on HN
Show HN: Personal productivity workspace for busy people
8 points by chernobai | view on HN
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.”
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.
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.
36 points by protontypes | view on HN
The Soil Spectroscopy project and data authors take care while collecting and compiling the data, but the data is provided “as is” without any warranties.
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.
Launch HN: Polymath Robotics (YC S22) – General autonomy for industrial vehicles
16 points by stefan8r | view on HN
Annotated Version of Boole's Algebra of Logic from 1847 [pdf]
27 points by auggierose | view on HN
Cardpunch: Punch a Punched Card
4 points by susam | view on HN
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.
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.
Closing the door on home buying company Opendoor’s false claims
151 points by tareqak | view on HN
The FTC has charged Opendoor Labs with making false and misleading claims about the company's pricing technology and has agreed to pay $62 million as a result.
Tiny Proteins, Getting Sorted Out
8 points by flobosg | view on HN
The article discusses the difficulties in determining the number of human genes that code for proteins, as well as the difficulties in determining the function of those proteins.
Japan, U.S. to launch R&D for 2-nm chip mass production
93 points by gmays | view on HN
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.
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.
Ask HN: Who wants to be hired? (August 2022)
46 points by whoishiring | view on HN
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.
Preparing for Skylab: The ground-based 1972 experimental mission
12 points by samizdis | view on HN
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.
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.
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.
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 \(\mu\).
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.
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.