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posted on Tue Aug 02 14:43:38 UTC 2022 by pclmulqdq | view on HN
The article discusses how a single server is more powerful than many people think and is capable of doing many things.
I used DALL·E 2 to generate a logo
posted on Tue Aug 02 16:06:13 UTC 2022 by cube2222 | view on HN
The article is about the author's experience using DALL·E 2 to create a logo for their project OctoSQL.
posted on Tue Aug 02 18:14:03 UTC 2022 by tomduncalf | view on HN
Elixir Livebook now as a desktop app
posted on Tue Aug 02 16:08:36 UTC 2022 by cgarvis | view on HN
The article discusses the release of the Livebook desktop app, which does not require the person to have Elixir previously installed on their machine, and works on both Mac and Windows.
posted on Tue Aug 02 19:49:13 UTC 2022 by louwrentius | view on HN
Outside the Safe Operating Space of a New Planetary Boundary for PFAS
posted on Tue Aug 02 18:29:09 UTC 2022 by rntn | view on HN
Finley (YC W21) is building out sales for its capital markets software
posted on Tue Aug 02 21:00:15 UTC 2022 by festinalente | view on HN
At Finley, we believe that today's innovative companies deserve financial tools that give them peace of mind and control over their own growth.
20B-parameter Alexa model sets new marks in few-shot learning
posted on Tue Aug 02 18:52:30 UTC 2022 by reckel | view on HN
The article discusses how the new Alexa Teacher Models (AlexaTM) are able to transfer what they learn across languages and learn new tasks from just a handful of examples.
Introducing multitasking to Arduino
posted on Tue Aug 02 16:22:49 UTC 2022 by pyprism | view on HN
The article discusses the Arduino language and how it is evolving to allow for multiple tasks to be performed simultaneously.
North Korean Tactics (2020) [pdf]
posted on Tue Aug 02 18:39:59 UTC 2022 by openasocket | view on HN
posted on Tue Aug 02 12:10:45 UTC 2022 by cloakedarbiter | view on HN
The article is a break-up letter to Airflow, trying to pin down why the author dislikes it.
Leaving Facebook/Meta was the best thing we could do for the community
posted on Tue Aug 02 20:16:55 UTC 2022 by electrum | view on HN
The article discusses the reasons for why the author and his team left Facebook to pursue their Presto project.
posted on Sun Jul 31 15:50:39 UTC 2022 by azhenley | view on HN
What’s going on with Google and Facebook hiring freezes?
posted on Mon Aug 01 21:32:14 UTC 2022 by leeny | view on HN
The article discusses a survey of 1003 engineers about their experiences interviewing at Google and Facebook during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Exploring the Basic Concepts of HDR (2019)
posted on Sun Jul 31 21:45:10 UTC 2022 by pizza | view on HN
Alternative wonders of the world
posted on Sun Jul 31 14:35:41 UTC 2022 by _Microft | view on HN
Earth Sets New Record for Shortest Day
posted on Tue Aug 02 19:46:47 UTC 2022 by swamp40 | view on HN
The article discusses how the length of day has fluctuated in recent years and how the shortest day of all was in 2020.
The disproportionate influence of early tech decisions
posted on Sun Jul 31 16:49:47 UTC 2022 by kiyanwang | view on HN
The article discusses how a hypergrowth startup like Stripe sees a lot of changes during that time, but the technical realm is where change is either much slower, or even non-existent in some cases.
A little whimsy copter based on a PCB frame
posted on Tue Aug 02 18:55:53 UTC 2022 by alex_hirner | view on HN
The article is about a little whimsy copter based on a PCB frame and how the person is trying to make it fly with Rust.
Using Firecracker and Go to run short, untrusted code execution jobs (2021)
posted on Tue Aug 02 12:01:53 UTC 2022 by hasheddan | view on HN
The author describes how they used Firecracker to build a code benchmarking platform that is secure and has low overhead.
Bumblebees kept in isolation make up for it by being more social later
posted on Tue Aug 02 13:23:41 UTC 2022 by rntn | view on HN
The study found that social isolation changes the behavior and brain development of bumblebees, but not in the way researchers expected, with the isolated bees blossoming into social butterflies, exhibiting an increase in affiliative, or “friendly,” behavior.
CVE-2022-29154: Rsync client-side arbitrary file write vulnerability
posted on Tue Aug 02 13:23:08 UTC 2022 by jwilk | view on HN
The high-stakes race to engineer new psychedelic drugs
posted on Sun Jul 31 10:24:26 UTC 2022 by gtsnexp | view on HN
The article is discussing how Compass, a for-profit company, received a patent for a method of synthesizing psilocybin, which some competitors see as unfair because it gives Compass a monopoly on the compound.
Launch HN: DeploySentinel (YC S22) – End-to-end tests that don't flake
posted on Tue Aug 02 15:01:29 UTC 2022 by mikeshi42 | view on HN
Why study functional programming?
posted on Tue Aug 02 17:00:16 UTC 2022 by arkj | view on HN
The article discusses the differences between Haskell and Scheme, with a focus on how Haskell is statically typed while Scheme is not. It also briefly mentions some of the other features that make Haskell unique, like built-in pattern matching and currying, and how these features make the language more expressive. Finally, the article notes that Haskell also supports monads and a method-centric typeclass system, which provide alternate means of abstraction and encapsulation.
Building a Panel out of e-ink Electronic Shelf Labels
posted on Tue Aug 02 08:23:35 UTC 2022 by frxx | view on HN
The article is about how the author daisy-chained a bunch of electronic shelf labels (ESLs) to decorate his office wall and how he designed and implemented a message-relaying protocol over UART.
posted on Tue Aug 02 17:13:06 UTC 2022 by petercooper | view on HN
Show HN: Celody – A Music Network State
posted on Tue Aug 02 18:02:21 UTC 2022 by toricalea | view on HN
The article is about Boboajoe, a stand-up comedian who has done a few small roles in TV series.
Nomad drained of $150m due to a coding mistake
posted on Tue Aug 02 14:25:53 UTC 2022 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 caused by a routine upgrade that marked the zero hash as a valid root, which allowed messages to be spoofed on Nomad. Attackers abused this to copy/paste transactions and quickly drained the bridge in a frenzied free-for-all.
My HCI toolbox: Methods for designing and evaluating UIs
posted on Sun Jul 31 16:32:18 UTC 2022 by azhenley | view on HN
The article discusses the cognitive walkthrough method of analyzing a design.