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  1. Serving Netflix Video Traffic at 800Gb/s and Beyond [pdf]

    posted on Fri Aug 19 11:53:43 UTC 2022 by ksec | view on HN

  2. Show HN: SineRider - A game about love, math, and graphing built by teenagers

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:29:02 UTC 2022 by ClaireBookworm | view on HN

  3. Shazam Turns 20

    posted on Fri Aug 19 13:17:29 UTC 2022 by feross | view on HN

  4. Why It's Easier to Manage 4 People Than It Is to Manage 1 Person

    posted on Thu Aug 18 10:32:03 UTC 2022 by staccatomeasure | view on HN

    The article argues that it is easier to manage 4 people than it is to manage one person, because the manager-report relationship is inherently over-reliant, which leads to risk-averse behavior and micromanagement.

  5. Removing HTTP/2 Server Push from Chrome

    posted on Fri Aug 19 16:17:15 UTC 2022 by msoad | view on HN

    The article discusses the decision to disable HTTP/2 Server Push by default in Chrome 106 and other Chromium-based browsers in their next releases.

  6. Lab takes ‘giant leap’ toward thylacine de-extinction

    posted on Fri Aug 19 15:39:43 UTC 2022 by ohjeez | view on HN

  7. RFC 9293: Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

    posted on Fri Aug 19 10:03:45 UTC 2022 by q-big | view on HN

    The TCP Quiet Time Concept is a specification that requires hosts to delay emitting any TCP segments for at least the agreed MSL in the internet system that the host is a part of, in order to avoid mistakenly reusing a sequence number before its first use has been acknowledged.

  8. DTrace-on-Windows

    posted on Fri Aug 19 10:27:27 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN

    The article discusses Microsoft's support for DTrace on Windows using the OpenDTrace port.

  9. Contrastive Representation Learning

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:09:29 UTC 2022 by gk1 | view on HN

    The goal of contrastive representation learning is to learn such an embedding space in which similar sample pairs stay close to each other while dissimilar ones are far apart.

  10. Show HN: Modifying Clang for a Safer, More Explicit C++

    posted on Wed Aug 17 19:21:33 UTC 2022 by compiler-devel | view on HN

  11. The Shell Hater's Handbook

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:05:05 UTC 2022 by samlambert | view on HN

    The article is about a talk on UNIX shell programming by Ryan Tomayko at GoGaRuCo 2010.

  12. LackRack: IKEA's cheapest table is perfectly sized to rackmount computers (2020)

    posted on Fri Aug 19 13:47:09 UTC 2022 by bluehatbrit | view on HN

    The article is about the Lack Rack, an inexpensive Ikea table that can be used to rackmount servers, and how they are becoming popular.

  13. Smoking, alcohol and high BMI are leading risk factors for global cancer deaths

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:09:41 UTC 2022 by yamrzou | view on HN

  14. Apple surpassed $3.5B in annual revenue from its ad network

    posted on Fri Aug 19 13:48:40 UTC 2022 by redbell | view on HN

  15. Fiction Is History: A journey through Joseph Conrad’s life at sea

    posted on Fri Aug 19 03:42:18 UTC 2022 by benbreen | view on HN

    In the World in Time podcast in December 2017, Lewis H. Lapham spoke with Maya Jasanoff about The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World.

  16. Best Practices for Using Webhooks

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:11:12 UTC 2022 by l1n | view on HN

    The article discusses best practices for setting up webhooks so that they are secure and function properly.

  17. A list of developer questions to ask prospective employers

    posted on Fri Aug 19 11:01:55 UTC 2022 by 0x54MUR41 | view on HN

    The article is a list of questions for developers to ask prospective employers during the hiring process in order to gauge whether or not the company is a good fit.

  18. US Mortgage Lenders Are Starting to Go Broke

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:41:40 UTC 2022 by shaburn | view on HN

    We've detected unusual activity from your computer network.

  19. Philip K. Dick’s dystopia

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:39:51 UTC 2022 by miobrien | view on HN

    Philip K. Dick was a science fiction writer who wrote about technology and its effects on humans.

  20. Ted Nelson on What Modern Programmers Can Learn from the Past (2018)

    posted on Fri Aug 19 12:40:38 UTC 2022 by iloverss | view on HN

  21. OpenAI Status

    posted on Fri Aug 19 16:24:15 UTC 2022 by kordlessagain | view on HN

    The article discusses how to subscribe to updates for Outages on All Endpoints via email and/or text message.

  22. Ask HN: Are there any decent GitHub Copilot Alternatives?

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:32:49 UTC 2022 by gremlinsinc | view on HN

  23. W4 plans to monetize the Godot engine using Red Hat’s open-source playbook

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:56:09 UTC 2022 by ibobev | view on HN

    The article is discussing how the company W4 Games, which is made up of the creators of the Godot game engine, is planning to take on the $200 billion global video game market.

  24. Technology Deep Dive: Building a Faster ORAM Layer for Enclaves

    posted on Fri Aug 19 16:16:00 UTC 2022 by maksim-m | view on HN

    Signal uses enclaves for contact discovery which allows users to connect via their contacts while preventing Signal’s server owners from extracting the contact lists.

  25. Thoughts on why sometimes programming/software engineering discussions suck

    posted on Fri Aug 19 10:08:22 UTC 2022 by retpoline1 | view on HN

    Different platforms have different average life spans of discussions, affecting how deep the discussions on average is.

  26. PhotoRoom Is Hiring a Senior Backend Engineer (Django, 200GB+ PSQL DB) in Paris

    posted on Fri Aug 19 07:01:16 UTC 2022 by ea016 | view on HN

  27. Collection of best practices for providing and consuming webhooks

    posted on Fri Aug 19 04:49:33 UTC 2022 by m3h | view on HN

  28. FBI agent pleads guilty to wiping hard-drive containing exculpatory evidence

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:49:51 UTC 2022 by codefreeordie | view on HN

  29. Ask HN: What MIDI micro/nano keyboard(s) do you like? (Electronic music)

    posted on Fri Aug 19 14:49:17 UTC 2022 by tom-thistime | view on HN

  30. The Secretary Problem

    posted on Thu Aug 18 13:00:12 UTC 2022 by fofoz | view on HN