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95 points by signa11 | view on HN
The article discusses how one can use Python's Abstract Base Classes to do weird things with pattern matching, like creating non-monotonic types or hijacking a pattern match.
8 points by chernobai | view on HN
50 points by erulabs | view on HN
The PiBox is a server that is designed for hackers, tinkerers, and self-hosters, and does not require the use of KubeSail software to operate.
42 points by memorable | view on HN
The article discusses the development of the xv6 operating system and how it was ported to RISC-V for a new undergraduate class.
49 points by martialg | view on HN
This person never planned on making a website, but they did it anyway and they are always changing it.
125 points by whoishiring | view on HN
9 points by mxtihvb | view on HN
The article discusses how Jane Street, a quantitative prop-trading firm, uses a poker chip challenge to test out applicants' probability chops and measure their risk awareness, which is important for traders.
4 points by Hooke | view on HN
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.
16 points by stefan8r | view on HN
16 points by Thevet | view on HN
Three early dolphin experiments from the sixties, funded by the U.S. Navy, showed minimal indicators of dolphin mental abilities, as a product of the times.
4 points by greghn | view on HN
The article discusses how the author initially thought that adding support for collations would be simple, but life is unfortunately much more complex.
12 points by OnlineInference | view on HN
98 points by ilamont | view on HN
11 points by Bostonian | view on HN
The article discusses a study that found people spend too much time choosing between options with roughly equal utility, which is irrational.
20 points by nathanfromny | view on HN
This article is about how the author believes that the world needs to change its relationship with food, and that we can do this by making it more transparent and easy to access.
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.
6 points by brendanfalk | view on HN
The article discusses a programming language called "Boomerang" that is entirely comprised of Australian lingo and slang.
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.”
20 points by pxeger1 | view on HN
The "cat gap" is a period in the fossil record of approximately 2. 5 million to 18.5 million years ago in which there are few fossils of cats or cat-like species found in North America.
63 points by arkj | view on HN
The article is about the different types of platform subsystems and how they are categorized.
44 points by dom96 | view on HN
11 points by RachelF | view on HN
27 points by auggierose | view on HN
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.
11 points by susam | view on HN
Thomas Young's experiments on the interference of light between 1797 and 1799 in Cambridge provided major evidence in favor of the wave theory.
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.
4 points by susam | view on HN
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.
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 \(\mu\).