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A near 100% renewables grid is well within reach, and with little storage
posted on Wed Aug 24 15:39:18 UTC 2022 by guerby | view on HN
The article discusses a simulation of a 100% renewable electricity grid for Australia that is being conducted in near real-time using actual generation and demand data.
posted on Wed Aug 24 12:36:32 UTC 2022 by bowsamic | view on HN
The article discusses the upcoming proof-of-stake upgrade for the Ethereum network.
AI-designed camera only records objects of interest while being blind to others
posted on Wed Aug 24 14:27:52 UTC 2022 by m-watson | view on HN
The article discusses a new type of camera that is designed by AI to only image certain types of desired objects, while instantaneously erasing other types of objects from its images.
Accounting for Developers, Part II
posted on Wed Aug 24 14:36:11 UTC 2022 by qin | view on HN
The article discusses designing the ledger for a Venmo clone, mapping the chart of accounts and showing how to apply double-entry accounting principles.
IPv6 support for cloning Git repositories from GitHub
posted on Wed Aug 24 14:28:19 UTC 2022 by stargrave | view on HN
The article discusses the difficulties that new ISPs in the author's country face in providing stable internet access to their customers due to the lack of new IPv4 space, and the extra charges that cloud providers are making for IPv4 addresses. The author also notes the difficulties that he and his team mates face on a daily basis in cloning github repositories due to the lack of IPv6 support.
Jitx (YC S18) is hiring a front end engineer
posted on Wed Aug 24 17:00:05 UTC 2022 by DHaldane | view on HN
The article is about a job opening for a role that will need to be local within the California Bay Area. The role may be remote, but the company is requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated and safely outside of the 2-week post vaccination window before working onsite, unless they have been approved medical or religious exemption.
Fixing my PC's persistent graphics and audio stutters
posted on Wed Aug 24 15:00:55 UTC 2022 by pimterry | view on HN
The article discusses a problem with stuttering on a computer that has dual booting between Fedora Linux and Windows 11, and how the author was able to fix the problem by installing a new Trusted Platform Module.
Things people blamed on bicycles
posted on Wed Aug 24 06:43:06 UTC 2022 by the-archivist | view on HN
posted on Wed Aug 24 16:25:22 UTC 2022 by snikolaev | view on HN
The article is about how arrays start at 0 and how it is based on historical context.
How SQLite Scales Read Concurrency
posted on Wed Aug 24 14:24:54 UTC 2022 by pkilgore | view on HN
The article discusses how the write-ahead log enables SQLite to scale.
How to pay your rent with your open source project (2020)
posted on Wed Aug 24 10:38:22 UTC 2022 by gregnavis | view on HN
The article discusses different ways that open source projects can be funded in order to allow people to work on them full time.
Show HN: Fuzz Map – a GUI fuzzer, interactive demo
posted on Wed Aug 24 12:11:42 UTC 2022 by jonathanyc | view on HN
Fuzz Map is a fuzzer for GUIs that automatically identifies states using code coverage and builds a visual map.
Rust – A hard decision pays off
posted on Wed Aug 24 12:50:40 UTC 2022 by muizelaar | view on HN
The article is about a database company that created a graph-based vector search index, and the journey to get there.
A Critique of SQL, 40 Years Later
posted on Wed Aug 24 12:48:57 UTC 2022 by mariuz | view on HN
The article discusses how there is a lack of orthogonality in expressions in the SQL language, which makes it complex to learn and unintuitive to use.
The container orchestrator landscape
posted on Wed Aug 24 11:08:13 UTC 2022 by chmaynard | view on HN
Docker Compose is a tool used to manage applications that are made out of several containers, by creating a YAML-formatted file that declares containers, networks, and volumes.
Weylus – Use your tablet as graphic tablet/touch screen on Linux
posted on Wed Aug 24 09:55:13 UTC 2022 by xept | view on HN
The Weylus app turns your tablet or smart phone into a graphic tablet/touch screen for your computer, which works best on Linux.
IFixit: Self Repair Program makes M1 MacBooks less repairable
posted on Wed Aug 24 15:41:44 UTC 2022 by mikece | view on HN
Apple has expanded its Self Service Repair program to M1 MacBook models, offering repair manuals and genuine Apple parts and tools with more than a dozen different repair types for each model, including the display, top case with battery, and trackpad, with more to come.
The Secret Language of Signs (2010)
posted on Mon Aug 22 11:45:54 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
Virginia Tech researcher finds a new method for recycling polystyrene
posted on Wed Aug 24 16:36:29 UTC 2022 by geox | view on HN
A research team led by Guoliang "Greg" Liu, associate professor of chemistry in the College of Science, is expanding the frontiers of plastic recycling by developing a more effective, practical technique for recycling the polymer polystyrene.
Formal Proof Sketches (2003) [pdf]
posted on Mon Aug 22 23:41:28 UTC 2022 by larve | view on HN
The Unlovable, Irresistible John Donne
posted on Mon Aug 22 03:17:55 UTC 2022 by pepys | view on HN
The article is about John Donne and how he was a man of many contradictions.
Are we going back to the cable days?
posted on Mon Aug 22 09:44:59 UTC 2022 by obert | view on HN
The article discusses how to use a script to set hidden field values in an email submission form.
Bank of America Email: “Update Your iPhone”
posted on Wed Aug 24 16:06:19 UTC 2022 by justinzollars | view on HN
Two astrophotographers teamed up to capture a stellar image of the moon
posted on Mon Aug 22 12:43:53 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
Device Frames – 3D Device Mockup Generator
posted on Wed Aug 24 09:37:04 UTC 2022 by tgirotto | view on HN
The article discusses how to use the new 3D Device Scenes feature in the web browser to showcase apps.
posted on Tue Aug 23 23:06:43 UTC 2022 by dreampen | view on HN
Medieval medicine under the spotlight in major new project
posted on Sun Aug 21 17:48:37 UTC 2022 by benbreen | view on HN
The article is about a project to digitize and transcribe old manuscripts so that they can be keyword searched, studied for historical value, and conserved for future generations.
Love might be a second-order phase transition
posted on Wed Aug 24 09:35:37 UTC 2022 by aaraujo002 | view on HN
posted on Wed Aug 24 08:09:00 UTC 2022 by WoodenChair | view on HN
France is paying car drivers nearly $4k to switch to an electric bike
posted on Wed Aug 24 15:27:39 UTC 2022 by doener | view on HN
The article discusses how the Socialist-Green council of Paris offers up to €500 toward the purchase of an e-bike or a folding pedal bike to push urban drivers out of cars and towards smaller and more environmentally responsible forms of transportation.