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  1. Oracle Suspended My Account (Without Notice)

    252 points by stradiv | view on HN

    The article is about a person's experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and how their tenancy became inactive after they created a self-hosted Mongo database.

  2. Use One Big Server

    88 points by pclmulqdq | view on HN

    The article discusses how a single server is more powerful than many people think and is capable of doing a lot of things.

  3. Airflow's Problem

    83 points by cloakedarbiter | view on HN

    The article is about how the author dislikes Airflow because it is not good for fast, simple, decentralized data workflows, which is what most future value will arise out of.

  4. Using Firecracker and Go to run short, untrusted code execution jobs (2021)

    51 points by hasheddan | view on HN

    The article discusses how the author used Firecracker to build a code benchmarking platform that is secure and has low overhead.

  5. 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.

  6. Coding as a greybeard

    109 points by jamesofthedrum | view on HN

  7. CVE-2022-29154: Rsync client-side arbitrary file write vulnerability

    53 points by jwilk | view on HN

  8. The disproportionate influence of early tech decisions

    8 points by kiyanwang | view on HN

    A hypergrowth startup is one that grows rapidly, and Stripe is an example of one. The article discusses how, although many things change in a hypergrowth startup, there are some things that stay the same. For example, the programming language and the database are usually the same, and the process for sending webhooks is often unchanged.

  9. 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.

  10. Carbon Capture on Trains

    6 points by noplsbecivil | view on HN

    The article discusses a new concept for carbon dioxide capture that would be less expensive than current methods.

  11. Bumblebees kept in isolation make up for it by being more social later

    37 points by rntn | view on HN

    A new study shows that social isolation changes the behavior and brain development of bumblebees, but not in the way researchers expected.

  12. Launch HN: DeploySentinel (YC S22) – End-to-end tests that don't flake

    8 points by mikeshi42 | view on HN

  13. FlightRadar24 crashes due to surge in users tracking SPAR19

    79 points by jeswin | view on HN

    The article is about how to enable JavaScript in order to continue using

  14. Building a Panel out of e-ink Electronic Shelf Labels

    48 points by frxx | view on HN

    This is the story of how the author daisy-chained a bunch of electronic shelf labels (ESL) to decorate his office wall.

  15. A Brief History of Peanut Butter (2021)

    19 points by Tomte | view on HN

    In 1895, John Harvey Kellogg filed a patent for a proto-peanut butter, which he promoted as a healthy alternative to meat.

  16. 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.

  17. Paper batteries on the cards to power IoT and smart labels

    16 points by LinuxBender | view on HN

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

    11 points by userbinator | view on HN

  19. Nomad drained of $150m due to a coding mistake

    66 points by onion2k | view on HN

    Nomad just got drained for over $150M in one of the most chaotic hacks that Web3 has ever seen. The hack was due to a routine upgrade that marked the zero hash as a valid root, which had the effect of allowing messages to be spoofed on Nomad.

  20. 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.

  21. Decoupling IP from services and sockets for addressing agility

    5 points by mlerner | view on HN

    The paper from SIGCOMM 2021 describes CloudFlare's work to decouple networking concepts (hostnames and sockets) from IP addresses.

  22. JuliaEpi: Collaborative Computational Epidemiology in Julia

    12 points by logankilpatrick | view on HN

    The article discusses the JuliaEpi community, which is dedicated to developing an epidemiological modelling ecosystem written in Julia.

  23. Post-quantum encryption contender is taken out by single-core PC and 1 hour

    28 points by adrian_mrd | view on HN

    The article discusses a new attack that breaks SIKE, which is a fourth-round candidate for the US government's campaign to protect data in the age of quantum computers.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. The People Of The Cloud

    5 points by optimalsolver | view on HN

    The article discusses the idea that the cloud is not an intangible monolith, but a physical infrastructure made up of data centers, cables, towers, and devices spanning the globe. It argues that the people who work to maintain this infrastructure are integral to the functioning of our increasingly digitized society, and that the cloud is a way of life for them, with its own norms, rituals, and language.

  28. When the Surgeon Was an Uneducated Barber

    9 points by samizdis | view on HN

    The article discusses how the profession of surgery has progressed and how, in large part, it is at the expense of the vulnerable.

  29. Ask HN: How do you deal with the emotions of customer support?

    16 points by chrisjb | view on HN

  30. Ask HN: Meal Planning App?

    12 points by 35mm | view on HN