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  1. Show HN: OneDev – A Lightweight Gitlab Alternative

    71 points by steveluo9 | view on HN

    The article discusses the features of the OneDev code development application, which include fast and space-efficient code indexing, regular expression-based search, and integration with static analysis tools.

  2. Understanding Jane Street

    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.

  3. Crimes with Python's pattern matching

    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.

  4. What’s going on with Google and Facebook hiring freezes?

    18 points by leeny | view on HN

    The article discusses a survey of 1003 engineers regarding hiring freezes at Google and Facebook. The survey found that 48% of respondents were actively interviewing, and that Amazon was the most popular company among those respondents.

  5. Capy – Cross-platform library for making native GUIs in Zig

    33 points by Sparkenstein | view on HN

    Capy is a graphical user interface library for Zig that is easy to write for and versatile.

  6. A Love Letter to Geocities Sites

    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.

  7. Xv6, a simple Unix-like teaching operating system

    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. Show HN: Personal productivity workspace for busy people

    8 points by chernobai | view on HN

  9. The Cat Gap

    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.

  10. Show HN: PiBox: a tiny personal server for self-hosting

    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.

  11. Spinning Levers – How a Transmission Works (1936) [video]

    11 points by userbinator | view on HN

  12. AlphaFold's Database Grows over 200x to Cover Nearly All Known Proteins

    12 points by OnlineInference | view on HN

  13. Parallel Programming for FPGAs

    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).

  14. Ask HN: Meal Planning App?

    12 points by 35mm | view on HN

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

    16 points by stefan8r | view on HN

  16. Ask HN: Is there a tool / product that enables commenting on HTML elements?

    12 points by bshoemaker | view on HN

  17. Homebrew USB DMX Interface with Sparkfun FT232RL

    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.

  18. The biggest new idea in computing for half a century was just scrapped

    11 points by RachelF | view on HN

  19. The Elusive Origin of Zero

    4 points by Hooke | view on HN

  20. How a cooling vest invented by a furry made it's way into the US military

    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.

  21. eXpOS – An Educational Operating System

    12 points by anandubajith | view on HN

    The eXpOS educational tool is designed with three central principles in mind: separation of concerns, things shall be made as simple as possible, and "build to learn" rather than "learn to build."

  22. Open Soil Spectral Library

    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.

  23. People Spend Too Much Time on Decisions with Equally Satisfying Outcomes

    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.

  24. The hardest people for founders to hire are so called C-level executives

    98 points by ilamont | view on HN

    The article is informing the reader that they need to have JavaScript enabled in order to use

  25. Apple Silicon Subsystems

    63 points by arkj | view on HN

    The article is about the different types of platform subsystems and how they are categorized.

  26. Rights Amplification in Master-Keyed Mechanical Locks (2003) [pdf]

    7 points by wglb | view on HN

  27. Dolphin Intelligence: 3 Early Dolphin Experiments Funded by the U.S. Navy (2006)

    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.

  28. Equivalence of Unicode strings is strange

    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.

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

    125 points by whoishiring | view on HN

  30. 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.