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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.
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.
33 points by Sparkenstein | view on HN
Capy is a graphical user interface library for Zig that is easy to write for and versatile.
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.
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.
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.
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.
24 points by bjourne | view on HN
The article is about a book called Parallel Programming for FPGAs that is aimed at teaching hardware and software developers how to efficiently program FPGAs using high-level synthesis (HLS).
12 points by bshoemaker | view on HN
4 points by zdw | view on HN
This wiring diagram is for connecting the Sparkfun FT232RL Breakout Board to an SN75176 RS-488 bus transceiver in order to create a USB DMX interface.
12 points by OnlineInference | view on HN
11 points by RachelF | view on HN
16 points by stefan8r | view on HN
4 points by Hooke | view on HN
17 points by FeaturelessBug | view on HN
The article is about Travis, a former armorer for the U.S. Army, who is better known as “Stolf,” a fantastical big cat blending the features of a snow leopard, tiger, and wolf, and who likes to dress up in a full-body fursuit.
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.
7 points by wglb | view on HN
98 points by ilamont | view on HN
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.
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.
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.”
27 points by auggierose | view on HN
63 points by arkj | view on HN
The article is about the different types of platform subsystems and how they are categorized.
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.
6 points by danso | view on HN
The National Library of Ireland recently acquired the Census of the Heart project, which aimed to capture the emotional state of the nation, and Conor Lynott was tasked with preserving the digital dataset.
16 points by jrmurray | view on HN
The article discusses the process of making a Pull Request to the Nixpkgs repository for the Rust programming language.
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.
125 points by whoishiring | view on HN