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posted on Tue Aug 09 14:22:41 UTC 2022 by omn1 | view on HN
The article is about the author's experience with the UNIX command "su" and how he eventually wrote the GNU version of it.
posted on Tue Aug 09 16:16:22 UTC 2022 by WaitWaitWha | view on HN
A vulnerability in Twitter's systems allowed someone to enter a phone number or email address into the log-in flow in the attempt to learn if that information was tied to an existing Twitter account, and if so, which specific account.
posted on Tue Aug 09 15:58:25 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
The article discusses the possibility of making some components of the Swift compiler mandatory, meaning they would have to be written in Swift. The article argues that this would be a good thing because it would allow for more development of the compiler on different platforms.
posted on Tue Aug 09 15:01:20 UTC 2022 by p5v | view on HN
This article is about the dangers of using "naked returns" in Go programming, which can lead to unnoticeable and difficult to trace bugs.
posted on Tue Aug 09 15:33:47 UTC 2022 by _Microft | view on HN
The article explains how Lagrangians work and how they can be used to find equations of motion.
posted on Tue Aug 09 08:49:03 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN
The author writes that the original submission to the internet was not in free verse, but it got modified into that form after bouncing around the internet.
posted on Tue Aug 09 08:37:03 UTC 2022 by memorable | view on HN
The article discusses how the Firefox browser and the Firebug tool have changed how developers inspect HTML and debug JS in the browser, and how the work pioneered by the Firebug community through the last 12 years continues in Firefox Developer Tools.
posted on Tue Aug 09 12:24:16 UTC 2022 by zwischenzug | view on HN
The article discusses the question of who should write the Terraform, and how the answer is context-dependent.
posted on Tue Aug 09 11:56:54 UTC 2022 by graderjs | view on HN
Palms are able to withstand strong winds and heavy rains due to their large leaves, dense roots, and ability to fold up their leaves.
posted on Tue Aug 09 09:36:58 UTC 2022 by giuliomagnifico | view on HN
The article discusses a recent theory that our brain is a prediction machine and how this is researched.
posted on Tue Aug 09 15:24:34 UTC 2022 by smartblondeva | view on HN
The article discusses how, despite popular belief, Java is not in decline and is still being used by many companies.
posted on Tue Aug 09 16:00:15 UTC 2022 by michaelponrajah | view on HN
The article discusses the benefits of a Heroku-like pricing model for platforms that allow customers to create multiple projects, workspaces, or repositories.
posted on Tue Aug 09 15:58:50 UTC 2022 by segfaultbuserr | view on HN
Since 1947, people have been building their own cyclotrons in their basements with the help of others, and this has continued into the new millennium.
posted on Tue Aug 09 14:57:49 UTC 2022 by some_random | view on HN
The Saskatoon freezing deaths were a series of deaths of Indigenous Canadians in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, in the early 2000s, which were confirmed to have been caused by members of the Saskatoon Police Service.
posted on Tue Aug 09 16:03:24 UTC 2022 by jeremylevy | view on HN
The Recode binary has been tested on Linux and Mac. Support for Windows is theoretical (testers needed ). Before using Recode, the following dependencies need to be installed: Visual Studio Code (currently the sole editor supported). OpenSSH Client (used to access your development environments). The easiest way to install Recode is by running the following command in your terminal: curl -sf https://raw.githubusercontent.com/recode-sh/cli/main/install.sh |
posted on Tue Aug 09 12:01:13 UTC 2022 by josephcohen | view on HN
The article is about a company that is looking for a Senior Frontend Web Engineer to lead the building of a world class web version of their editor.
posted on Tue Aug 09 15:54:20 UTC 2022 by martialg | view on HN
The article discusses Etherscan, a block explorer and analytics platform for Ethereum.
posted on Tue Aug 09 02:29:31 UTC 2022 by nreece | view on HN
The article is about how the new Framework Laptop with the latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors is almost double the performance of 11th Gen in Cinebench R23 multi-core.
posted on Tue Aug 09 13:39:42 UTC 2022 by TecoAndJix | view on HN
The article discusses how there are many new full-time positions available at the NSA, and how new hires often enter Development Programs where they spend a few years doing rotational tours across the NSA.
posted on Tue Aug 09 13:53:28 UTC 2022 by carride | view on HN
Ferrari is recalling nearly every car it has sold since 2005 because the cap of the brake fluid reservoir can fail to vent pressure, causing a vacuum to build up and resulting in a possible leak of brake fluid.
posted on Tue Aug 09 15:16:15 UTC 2022 by baobob | view on HN
The study found that the carbon offsets generated from forests to counteract future climate-warming emissions from California's big polluters are rapidly being depleted as trees are ravaged by wildfire and disease, and that this key policy tool to combat climate change may be falling far short of its goals.
posted on Tue Aug 09 05:51:23 UTC 2022 by fest | view on HN
This article is a tour of some of the most useful addons for KiCad users, showing what they're good for and how they can improve your life.
posted on Tue Aug 09 06:40:20 UTC 2022 by levmiseri | view on HN
The article is discussing the game mechanics of a game where there is one resource, energy, which is used to attack, defend, and produce new units. The player can only control the movement of units and where they transfer energy. The end game condition is that the player with no structures under their control loses.
posted on Tue Aug 09 15:45:33 UTC 2022 by spenvo | view on HN
The article discusses how CoinDesk, a media outlet for cryptocurrency, is owned by Digital Currency Group and how some of their employees may receive compensation in the form of stock appreciation rights.
posted on Tue Aug 09 13:26:00 UTC 2022 by jgillich | view on HN
AppLovin has offered to buy its peer Unity Software in a $17.54 billion all-stock deal.
posted on Tue Aug 09 11:57:52 UTC 2022 by ksec | view on HN
France is experiencing its worst drought ever, with the government asking the public to save water and a crisis team set up to manage the water shortage.
posted on Mon Aug 08 11:02:10 UTC 2022 by pvitz | view on HN
posted on Tue Aug 09 16:19:39 UTC 2022 by _Microft | view on HN
The new vaccine candidate VPM1002 is safe for newborns with and without HIV exposure and has fewer side effects compared to BCG, according to a study.
posted on Tue Aug 09 07:49:04 UTC 2022 by rcarmo | view on HN
This article covers the technique and philosophy behind the "mask-step-index" (MSI) hash table, which is a standard approach. MSI hash tables are nothing novel, just a double hashed, open address hash table layered generically atop an external array. It’s best regarded as a kind of database index — a lookup index over an existing array.
posted on Mon Aug 08 14:00:48 UTC 2022 by feross | view on HN
The DevDash terminal dashboard allows developers to choose and display up-to-date metrics from various sources, which are automatically refreshed.