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posted on Sun Aug 21 15:18:49 UTC 2022 by hasheddan | view on HN
This article is about an opinionated approach to writing GNU Makefiles, which includes using a specific shell and setting a few defaults.
posted on Sun Aug 21 15:05:47 UTC 2022 by marchupfield | view on HN
The article discusses the new Hacker News API that has been created in partnership with Firebase. The new API is designed to be more efficient and user-friendly than the previous one.
posted on Sun Aug 21 16:18:09 UTC 2022 by SubiculumCode | view on HN
The article argues that "combatting misinformation" is a form of censorship, and that it is difficult to distinguish between information and misinformation.
posted on Sun Aug 21 12:22:56 UTC 2022 by liberalgeneral | view on HN
The article is advocating for a leaner and more practical version of LibGen that is easier to self-host and distribute.
posted on Sun Aug 21 14:20:24 UTC 2022 by robalni | view on HN
Uacme is a lightweight client for the RFC8555 ACMEv2 protocol, written in plain C with minimal dependencies (libcurl and one of GnuTLS, OpenSSL or mbedTLS).
posted on Wed Aug 17 14:54:05 UTC 2022 by gmays | view on HN
The dispute between Apple and Facebook is causing companies to shift billions in ad spending as users limit the data available to advertisers.
posted on Sun Aug 21 12:09:23 UTC 2022 by losfair | view on HN
MvSQLite is a distributed database that is compatible with SQLite and offers scalability, point-in-time reads, and strict consistency.
posted on Sun Aug 21 15:26:54 UTC 2022 by carride | view on HN
The article is discussing how HBO Max's decision to remove episodes of "Sesame Street" could signal a fading relationship between the two, and how this could limit the nonprofit's production and outreach work.
posted on Wed Aug 17 11:46:21 UTC 2022 by RickJWagner | view on HN
The article is about how the author's company provides timely insights and opinions from global subject matter experts.
posted on Sun Aug 21 12:18:38 UTC 2022 by grej | view on HN
Schools are resorting to all kinds of last ditch measures to combat the teacher shortage.
posted on Sun Aug 21 14:07:21 UTC 2022 by Edmond | view on HN
James McCune Smith was the first African American to earn a medical degree, educated at the University of Glasgow in the 1830s, when no American university would admit him.
posted on Sun Aug 21 12:20:51 UTC 2022 by rbanffy | view on HN
posted on Sun Aug 21 12:54:07 UTC 2022 by leobg | view on HN
The article is about a recipe app called Reciped.
posted on Wed Aug 17 13:50:39 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
The article discusses human-centered design and how it can be used to make technical documentation more accessible.
posted on Wed Aug 17 11:33:25 UTC 2022 by ibobev | view on HN
The article discusses the Physically Based database, which is a collection of open source 3D models.
posted on Wed Aug 17 12:05:07 UTC 2022 by bfoks | view on HN
This article is about Dr. Howard Schubiner, a professor of medicine, and his lecture on psychosomatic complaints - bodily symptoms that don’t come from any obvious disease and seem to reflect psychological stress.
posted on Sun Aug 21 07:57:33 UTC 2022 by signa11 | view on HN
The article discusses the new Microsoft Office add-in, Accelerate for Microsoft 365, which deeply integrates the Visual Scheme for Applications (VSATM) programming language into the popular back-office automation suite, for versions 2016 and later.
posted on Sun Aug 21 13:14:06 UTC 2022 by doener | view on HN
A security researcher says that Apple's iOS devices don't fully route all network traffic through VPNs as a user might expect, which is a potential security issue the device maker has known about for years.
posted on Wed Aug 17 15:39:34 UTC 2022 by melling | view on HN
This article is about how one teacher can completely and permanently change someone’s life in only a few lessons.
posted on Sun Aug 21 11:24:45 UTC 2022 by danboarder | view on HN
The article discusses how the decisions made by the government in the earliest stages of the pandemic may now be coming back to bite in the form of increased non-Covid related deaths.
posted on Sun Aug 21 02:10:55 UTC 2022 by simonw | view on HN
The article discusses how the Scottish train operator ScotRail released a two-hour long MP3 file containing all of the components of its automated station announcements and how people are having fun messing around with them.
posted on Wed Aug 17 12:51:08 UTC 2022 by headalgorithm | view on HN
posted on Wed Aug 17 14:51:23 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
posted on Fri Aug 19 12:34:09 UTC 2022 by olvy0 | view on HN
The article is about Europe's first commercial satellite, called Eutelsat Quantum, which is now in commercial use. The satellite offers unprecedented mission reconfiguration capacity, which allows its beams to be reshaped and redirected to provide information to people on moving planes, trucks and cars in close to real time.
posted on Sun Aug 21 05:08:56 UTC 2022 by splash123 | view on HN
The article discusses whether or not the author believes it is appropriate to use SPF (Sender Policy Framework) to verify email addresses, and concludes that while SPF is not perfect, it is more or less appropriate for this purpose and is supported by most email clients.
posted on Sun Aug 21 11:04:52 UTC 2022 by doener | view on HN
posted on Sat Aug 20 18:32:31 UTC 2022 by ducktective | view on HN
posted on Sun Aug 21 09:12:10 UTC 2022 by raasdnil | view on HN
posted on Sun Aug 21 14:18:05 UTC 2022 by superb-owl | view on HN
The author argues that a major function of religion is modulating the relationship between self and other, and that as we transition into an increasingly secular society, we lose this important function.
posted on Sun Aug 21 13:05:46 UTC 2022 by galogon | view on HN
Apple is planning to expand its advertising business by placing more ads directly on users' devices, including Apple Maps, which will compete with companies like Meta that rely heavily on user data to power their advertising offerings.