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posted on Thu Aug 25 14:15:37 UTC 2022 by rrampage | view on HN
The "PostgreSQL 14 Internals" book is available in PDF form, and explores the purpose and design of the buffer cache and explains the need for write-ahead logging.
posted on Thu Aug 25 13:58:13 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
The article is about a new trend of orcas interacting with sailboats off the coasts of Portugal and Spain, and the potential risks for both the orcas and the sailors.
posted on Thu Aug 25 14:58:24 UTC 2022 by countspongebob | view on HN
The article discusses the Heroku roadmap and how the company plans to focus on mission-critical capabilities for customers in the future.
posted on Thu Aug 25 15:44:14 UTC 2022 by jzelinskie | view on HN
posted on Thu Aug 25 16:41:38 UTC 2022 by WithinReason | view on HN
posted on Thu Aug 25 14:16:48 UTC 2022 by finetuner | view on HN
The word "robot" derives from the Slavonic word "robota," which means "servitude," "forced labor," or "drudgery." It came into use during the Central European system of serfdom, in which a tenant's rent was paid for in forced labor. The etymology is a fitting reminder that the rise of technology and computing have reduced, in many cases, dull and repetitive tasks into a mere click.
posted on Thu Aug 25 15:22:28 UTC 2022 by iddan | view on HN
The article discusses the benefits and best practices of using a monorepo with Typescript.
posted on Thu Aug 25 15:58:59 UTC 2022 by tech234a | view on HN
The article discusses the removal of free plans for dynos, Heroku Postgres and Heroku Data for Redis, as well as the deletion of inactive accounts, and provides information on how to upgrade to a paid plan.
posted on Thu Aug 25 11:56:31 UTC 2022 by ducktective | view on HN
posted on Wed Aug 24 08:08:29 UTC 2022 by feross | view on HN
The article is about how people criticize effective altruism, but the author argues that these criticisms are mostly excuses and that the core of effective altruism is still valid.
posted on Tue Aug 23 03:48:19 UTC 2022 by akkartik | view on HN
The article discusses how the joy brought about by a good ending in a fairy story is not escapist, and is actually a sudden and miraculous grace.
posted on Thu Aug 25 12:03:32 UTC 2022 by ducktective | view on HN
PilBox is a generic Android App which allows you to write Apps in pure PicoLisp, without touching Java, and without the need of an Android SDK.
posted on Tue Aug 23 10:07:00 UTC 2022 by begoon | view on HN
The article explains the three arguments required for the Parse() routine.
posted on Thu Aug 25 12:09:06 UTC 2022 by marcoscpp | view on HN
In this article, we will see how to recreate Flappy Bird in C++ using SFML.
posted on Thu Aug 25 15:50:32 UTC 2022 by kualto | view on HN
posted on Thu Aug 25 12:00:41 UTC 2022 by dsugarman | view on HN
Zentail is a company that makes e-commerce simple and is the number one listing automation platform in the US.
posted on Thu Aug 25 10:46:29 UTC 2022 by hasheddan | view on HN
This article discusses the research community's prediction of the death of Moore's law and the consequent need for datacenter hardware speed growth, as well as the development of Demikernel, the first fully-featured nanosecond-scale OS.
posted on Thu Aug 25 03:37:25 UTC 2022 by fagnerbrack | view on HN
The article discusses the ethical challenges of the text-to-image research and the decision not to release the code or demo to the public.
posted on Thu Aug 25 15:18:22 UTC 2022 by HieronymusBosch | view on HN
The article discusses a change in Linux 6.1 that will print the likely CPU at segmentation fault time in order to help spot problematic CPUs/cores.
posted on Thu Aug 25 13:06:19 UTC 2022 by oikawa_tooru | view on HN
posted on Thu Aug 25 16:04:25 UTC 2022 by dbrereton | view on HN
The article is a dialogue between the author and the famous German-language poet, Rainer Maria Rilke, about creativity, solitude, and patience. Rilke believes that humans are fundamentally solitary and that the only way to move forward is to move inward.
posted on Wed Aug 24 22:51:13 UTC 2022 by arduinomancer | view on HN
The article is about a lawsuit that was brought against comma.ai by Axel Nix, a 51 year old man from Birmingham, MI.
posted on Thu Aug 25 09:10:50 UTC 2022 by arthurscan | view on HN
The article discusses different types of barcodes and how they are used.
posted on Wed Aug 24 05:58:10 UTC 2022 by samclemens | view on HN
The article discusses how cities are both feared and fetishized, with the pandemic causing a shift from the latter to the former.
posted on Fri Aug 19 06:02:08 UTC 2022 by emmelaich | view on HN
The article is about the poem "Desiderata" by Max Ehrmann.
posted on Wed Aug 24 04:56:53 UTC 2022 by mmastrac | view on HN
The article discusses how Tim's HTML was based on SGML and how it includes some of the same elements.
posted on Thu Aug 25 00:24:46 UTC 2022 by DitheringIdiot | view on HN
posted on Thu Aug 25 14:13:23 UTC 2022 by smn1234 | view on HN
The article discusses how the author's experience with living in Houston, a city designed to be traversed by car, has made it difficult to make and maintain friends.
posted on Thu Aug 25 11:43:40 UTC 2022 by ilarum | view on HN
The article discusses how the U.S. research universities became the top-ranked in the world, and how this happened earlier than many people think.
posted on Thu Aug 25 15:31:35 UTC 2022 by alphabetting | view on HN
The article discusses the need for researchers to be explicit about the methods of categorizing human populations that they use in their studies, to define these categories in as much detail as possible, and to justify their choices of definitions and categories. The article also discusses the need for researchers to be respectful of the dignity and rights of individuals and human groups, to carefully consider the potential implications of their research, and to use inclusive, respectful, non-stigmatizing language in their writing.