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To uncover a deepfake video call, ask the caller to turn sideways
posted on Mon Aug 08 12:26:05 UTC 2022 by Hard_Space | view on HN
The article discusses whether or not lateral views of people's faces can provide additional protection against deepfakes, with experts agreeing that it does to some extent, but that there are still many challenges to overcome.
posted on Mon Aug 08 09:55:51 UTC 2022 by azalemeth | view on HN
This code is an experimental, yet fully functional, python implementation of the AP2 receiver with some multi-room features.
Achieving an open-source implementation of Apple Code Signing and notarization
posted on Mon Aug 08 15:34:51 UTC 2022 by indygreg2 | view on HN
The article discusses the author's work on an open source implementation of Apple code signing and notarization using the Rust programming language, and how a recent update allows for notarization from Linux.
posted on Mon Aug 08 12:10:39 UTC 2022 by dthul | view on HN
The article discusses the idea of "MiniRust", which is a way to write down the semantics of Rust in a way that is both precise and understandable.
By 1995, it'll be evident that the Internet means as little as fax (1998)
posted on Mon Aug 08 16:34:30 UTC 2022 by ohjeez | view on HN
The article discusses how Herman Kahn's predictions for technological advances by the year 2000 have not come to fruition and how this is due to a lack of progress in technology, not an increase.
IKEA Symfonisk Gen2 Amp Modification Guide – A Much Cheaper Sonos Amp
posted on Mon Aug 08 15:02:40 UTC 2022 by reimertz | view on HN
The Sonos and Ikea Symfonisk for Gen2 has been updated with the same shell, same buttons, and same speakers, but with a few new features on the inside, including a TI PCM5102 DAC, a TI TPA3116D2 amp, and an Infineon CY8C4128LQI-BL543 chip.
Using unwrap() in Rust is okay
posted on Mon Aug 08 13:27:56 UTC 2022 by cp9 | view on HN
The article covers the different positions on whether or not it is acceptable to use panicking for error handling, with the conclusion that it is only acceptable in certain cases.
posted on Mon Aug 08 13:19:09 UTC 2022 by imartin2k | view on HN
This article is about bridge loans for startups, which are a bridge to something else, most commonly a round of financing with new investors.
Show HN: SaveSlack – create searchable knowledgebase from your Slack community
posted on Mon Aug 08 14:32:20 UTC 2022 by sixhobbits | view on HN
The article is about a man who is interested in custom domains, password-protected private sites, automatic updates, and more.
posted on Mon Aug 08 12:21:17 UTC 2022 by jakobgreenfeld | view on HN
Pseudo-actionable advice is useless advice that is given in a way that makes it sound plausible and easy to do.
Run your own DALL-E-like image generator
posted on Mon Aug 08 12:24:54 UTC 2022 by pwillia7 | view on HN
This article is a tutorial on how to set up and use the latent-diffusion repo to generate AI images.
Starting October 19, storage limit will be enforced on all Gitlab Free accounts
posted on Mon Aug 08 15:06:20 UTC 2022 by reimertz | view on HN
The article discusses the storage limits for namespaces on GitLab and the enforcement schedule for the storage limit.
posted on Mon Aug 08 09:29:29 UTC 2022 by pjmlp | view on HN
The author describes a project where they created a Forth interpreter for a very basic CPU, and how this could be useful in a post-apocalyptic world where people would have to program by hand.
posted on Mon Aug 08 14:05:39 UTC 2022 by jbegley | view on HN
Cox Enterprises is acquiring Axios, a news and information company, for $250 million and plans to invest an additional $25 million in the company.
posted on Sun Aug 07 12:28:43 UTC 2022 by trocado | view on HN
In the article, the author describes how he cheated in math class in high school and how, later in life, he decided to try and learn math again.
Amazon’s Roomba deal is about mapping your home
posted on Mon Aug 08 15:35:38 UTC 2022 by Vaslo | view on HN
We've detected unusual activity from your computer network.
posted on Mon Aug 08 12:53:09 UTC 2022 by rbanffy | view on HN
In September 2020, a man was sentenced to four years in prison for robbing three banks in Washington, D.C. The man had rented a Tesla from Steer EV, a monthly vehicle-subscription service, and the GPS data from the car showed the car driving between, and parking at, each bank at the time of the heists.
Lively Linear Lisp – 'Look Ma, No Garbage!' (1992) [pdf]
posted on Mon Aug 08 11:33:26 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
posted on Sun Aug 07 12:59:04 UTC 2022 by rhaksw | view on HN
Incident report: Employee and customer account compromise
posted on Mon Aug 08 13:51:09 UTC 2022 by wepple | view on HN
The article discusses a sophisticated social engineering attack that occurred on August 4, 2022, that resulted in unauthorized access to information related to a limited number of Twilio customer accounts.
A secret language of cells [Blue Brain Project]
posted on Mon Aug 08 16:42:23 UTC 2022 by andrewfromx | view on HN
In a study recently published in the Journal of Theoretical Biology, the EPFL Blue Brain Project and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) collaboration demonstrated how two of these pillars – theory and simulation - can work in tandem using a model of astrocytic energy metabolism, confirming the plausibility that this type of pathway might be capable of coding information about stimuli in addition to its known functions in cellular energy and carbon budgets.
How we got customers to sign up to Monzo in the early years
posted on Mon Aug 08 08:36:03 UTC 2022 by angristan | view on HN
The article discusses how Monzo bank got started and how they got customers to sign up in the early years. They used a waitlist and invited friends mechanics to drive signups, as well as working on viral product features and referral mechanics.
A physical wiring diagram for the human immune system
posted on Mon Aug 08 02:07:21 UTC 2022 by bookofjoe | view on HN
The article discusses the culture and transfection of HEK293 cells, which are human embryonic kidney cells.
U.S. Treasury sanctions virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash
posted on Mon Aug 08 14:56:20 UTC 2022 by yamrzou | view on HN
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash, which has been used to launder more than $7 billion worth of virtual currency since its creation in 2019.
The rise of ‘ARPA-everything’ and what it means for science (2021)
posted on Mon Aug 08 13:33:35 UTC 2022 by two_almonds | view on HN
The article discusses how the US is attempting to create an agency modeled after DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, in order to spur innovation in health and medicine.
Wonkey: A cross-platform programming language by the creator of BlitzBasic
posted on Fri Aug 05 19:39:23 UTC 2022 by lproven | view on HN
The Wonkey garbage collector is efficient, incremental, and does not cause the 'sweep' spikes found in typical garbage collectors.
posted on Sun Aug 07 05:56:31 UTC 2022 by walterbell | view on HN
The article is about a man who started a business digitizing old films, videos, and slides, and how the business has grown since he started it.
Ask HN: Have you ever inherited a code base you thought was well done?
posted on Mon Aug 08 12:44:51 UTC 2022 by falafelite | view on HN
Show HN: Build for any cloud with the same code
posted on Mon Aug 08 12:27:25 UTC 2022 by goncalo-r | view on HN
Multy is an open-source tool that makes infrastructure portable using a cloud-agnostic API, meaning you can write your configuration once and deploy it to any cloud without having to worry about how resources behave differently.
Tricks to start working despite not feeling like it
posted on Mon Aug 08 12:30:09 UTC 2022 by ahstilde | view on HN
The article talks about 3 ways to start working despite not feeling like it: by starting sloppy, starting small, and by using the catchphrase "screw it, let's do it."