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  1. We're improving search results when you use quotes

    posted on Fri Aug 05 03:40:34 CEST 2022 by Kortaggio | view on HN

    This article is about how Google handles quoted searches, and provides some tips and caveats.

  2. My favorite iPhone feature was removed long live its subpar replacement

    posted on Fri Aug 05 07:43:13 CEST 2022 by koinedad | view on HN

    This person is really upset that they can't 3D touch their iPhone anymore.

  3. C23 is Finished: Here is What is on the Menu

    posted on Fri Aug 05 08:42:47 CEST 2022 by ingve | view on HN

    This article is about the release of C23, which includes many features that have been approved since the last time the author blogged.

  4. Bringing back the golden days of Bell Labs

    posted on Fri Aug 05 08:44:18 CEST 2022 by gtsnexp | view on HN

    AT&T's monopoly on the US long-distance telephone market was thanks to the company's investment in R&D, which led to many technological advances, including the transistor, laser, charged-coupled device, and photovoltaic cell.

  5. All about QBasic and QuickBasic

    posted on Fri Aug 05 01:17:51 CEST 2022 by susam | view on HN

    Qbasic is a great way to learn programming, especially for beginners, because it is a lightweight programming language with a simple compiler.

  6. Clojure Scripting on Node.js

    posted on Thu Aug 04 08:54:30 CEST 2022 by reil_convnet | view on HN

    A new way to run CLJS code on Node.js, with faster startup time and smaller artifact size.

  7. Using grape harvest dates to estimate summer temperature over 650 years

    posted on Thu Aug 04 21:38:31 CEST 2022 by guerby | view on HN

    This article is about a study done on the temperatures in Beaune, France and how they have changed over the years.

  8. Show HN: Penumbra, a perceptually optimized color palette based on natural light

    posted on Thu Aug 04 23:23:07 CEST 2022 by solasluaith | view on HN

    This colour scheme is designed to meet the minimum contrast level for legibility on electronic visual displays, with base colours inspired by the shades of colour occurring in nature.

  9. Against Discipline

    posted on Thu Aug 04 10:56:08 CEST 2022 by robtherobber | view on HN

    The author is annoyed that things that would make her life better are hard to start.

  10. PhotoRoom Is Hiring a Senior Back End Engineer (Django, 200GB+ PSQL DB) in Paris

    posted on Fri Aug 05 09:00:01 CEST 2022 by ea016 | view on HN

    PhotoRoom is a company that creates images for entrepreneurs to sell, using cutting-edge technology and deep learning.

  11. Launch HN: CodeCrafters (YC S22) – Practice writing complex software

    posted on Thu Aug 04 15:05:32 CEST 2022 by rohitpaulk | view on HN

    The most respected engineers got there by improving the depth of their understanding — and you can too.

  12. Lowbar – The simplest no-nonsense loading bar for Python

    posted on Fri Aug 05 03:15:05 CEST 2022 by carrotmoncher | view on HN

  13. Marc Andreessen says he’s for new housing, but records tell a different story

    posted on Fri Aug 05 04:05:32 CEST 2022 by danielmichaelyc | view on HN

    In Atherton, California, the most expensive zip code in America, the planning department proposed to modestly increase the zoned capacity of Atherton, legalizing the construction of smaller, multifamily properties in a few places, and billionaire Marc Andreessen is not happy about it.

  14. The nightmare of targeted individuals in the age of paranoia (2017)

    posted on Fri Aug 05 03:57:33 CEST 2022 by LeonTheremin | view on HN

    Targeted Individual Phil Drummond calls 911 to report radiological weapons being fired, is met with skepticism from the operator and eventually an AR-15.

  15. How to use an iPad as a secure calling and messaging device

    posted on Thu Aug 04 21:02:19 CEST 2022 by CharlesW | view on HN

    This guide is aimed at providing a detailed method for maximizing security and privacy on an Apple iPad (non-cellular).

  16. Keeping a project bisectable

    posted on Fri Aug 05 05:47:18 CEST 2022 by pabs3 | view on HN

    Some angry contributor will disable the CI. And we all write bugs.

  17. Old jokes

    posted on Thu Aug 04 18:57:50 CEST 2022 by Gadiguibou | view on HN

    This article is a long-winded way of saying that the joke "that's what she said" is old, and Michael Scott did not invent it.

  18. Implementing a “mini-LaTeX” in ~2000 lines of code

    posted on Thu Aug 04 20:08:21 CEST 2022 by ingve | view on HN

    This blog post is about a man who made a LaTeX alternative that is supposedly better, but after reading the first three sentences, people on hackernews stopped reading because they found no evidence of such claims.

  19. Gitlab U-turns on deleting dormant projects after backlash

    posted on Fri Aug 05 02:47:43 CEST 2022 by lamontcg | view on HN

  20. The OG Social Network: Other People’s Websites

    posted on Thu Aug 04 18:32:24 CEST 2022 by headalgorithm | view on HN

    The article discusses how Google is dying because people are using other, more private platforms that Google cannot access.

  21. Strict-serializability, but at what cost, for what purpose?

    posted on Thu Aug 04 19:50:53 CEST 2022 by ingve | view on HN

    Strict-serializability is a one-way implication, the other direction does not hold. You can satisfy both serializability per transactions and linearizability per key, but fail to satisfy strict-serializability.

  22. A complex of Native American rock mounds bears witness to ancient traditions

    posted on Wed Aug 03 06:59:21 CEST 2022 by diodorus | view on HN

    Archaeologists uncover 61 fragments of human long bones at the River Glen site, protected under Georgia law.

  23. Why Is the Web So Monotonous? Google

    posted on Thu Aug 04 23:28:18 CEST 2022 by amf12 | view on HN

    The article is a long-winded complaint about how the author thinks the internet is worse because it's harder to find things he likes on Google.

  24. Excel never dies (2021)

    posted on Thu Aug 04 20:08:05 CEST 2022 by andriodsheep | view on HN

    37,892 smart, curious folks have subscribed to Not Boring since last Monday, welcome!

  25. Coral makes comeback on Great Barrier Reef

    posted on Thu Aug 04 23:32:26 CEST 2022 by WaitWaitWha | view on HN

    The Great Barrier Reef is like a recovering addict; it's been seen before, the rate of increase has been seen before, but all it takes is one bad bleaching or cyclone to send it back to square one.

  26. Google’s video chat merger begins: Now there are two “Google Meet” apps

    posted on Thu Aug 04 19:53:55 CEST 2022 by leephillips | view on HN

    Google is rebranding its Google Duo app to Google Meet and the existing Google Meet app is sticking around, meaning there are now two apps called "Google Meet."

  27. C99 doesn't need function bodies, or 'VLAs are Turing complete'

    posted on Thu Aug 04 16:47:26 CEST 2022 by lsof | view on HN

    C99's disembodied function bodies are Turing complete, thanks to VLAs.

  28. What is the cost of a cashless society?

    posted on Fri Aug 05 02:16:40 CEST 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN

    The article discusses the consequences of a mass switch to digital payment, which will likely be invisible to those of us who don’t have to worry about accessing bank accounts and credit cards.

  29. Tell HN: I interviewed my dad before he died

    posted on Fri Aug 05 00:15:59 CEST 2022 by loveudad | view on HN

  30. Connect-Web: TypeScript library for calling RPC servers from web browsers

    posted on Thu Aug 04 19:20:04 CEST 2022 by slimsag | view on HN

    A new, idiomatic TypeScript library that makes it easy to call RPC servers from web browsers is now available.