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A new Linux handheld game console based on ODROID-N2
posted on Sat Aug 27 14:58:34 UTC 2022 by doener | view on HN
The ODROID-Go Ultra is a new Linux handheld game console based on the powerful ODROID-N2+, announced by Hardkernel.
Robert's Rules of Order (1876)
posted on Sat Aug 27 12:14:56 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN
Show HN: A Programming Language Database
posted on Sat Aug 27 14:52:24 UTC 2022 by breck | view on HN
PLDB is a public domain database and blog containing over 100,000 facts about over 4,000 programming languages.
Copilot: Realtime programming language and runtime verification framework
posted on Thu Aug 25 16:38:13 UTC 2022 by ducktective | view on HN
The Copilot 3.9 stream-based DSL facilitates writing and monitoring embedded C programs with an emphasis on correctness and hard realtime requirements.
One kitchen, hundreds of internet restaurants
posted on Sat Aug 27 02:42:34 UTC 2022 by donbox | view on HN
Since the pandemic began, there has been a boom in the number of cloud kitchens in the country, which are restaurants that can run multiple restaurant brands on food ordering platforms from the same kitchen.
The art of sharpening pencils (2007)
posted on Thu Aug 25 11:26:56 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
JWST: Identification of carbon dioxide in an exoplanet atmosphere
posted on Sat Aug 27 09:36:09 UTC 2022 by sanketpatrikar | view on HN
We don't know how the universe began, and we will never know
posted on Sat Aug 27 13:29:15 UTC 2022 by nsoonhui | view on HN
This is a transcript of the video embedded below. Some of the explanations may not make sense without the animations in the video. In the video, the speaker explains why physicists should not take seriously the various ideas about how the universe began.
What to read to understand how economists think
posted on Sat Aug 27 12:57:05 UTC 2022 by helsinkiandrew | view on HN
The article is about five books that will teach you how to think like an economist.
TinyTapeout: Get your design on an actual ASIC
posted on Sat Aug 27 10:40:39 UTC 2022 by bajsejohannes | view on HN
The TinyTapeout project is an educational initiative that makes it easier and cheaper to get digital designs manufactured on a real chip.
Show HN: Browse HN Together in Three.js
posted on Thu Aug 25 18:35:29 UTC 2022 by declan_g | view on HN
Tool beeps every time data is sent to Google
posted on Sat Aug 27 11:12:53 UTC 2022 by MasterYoda | view on HN
Intel Enters a New Era of Chiplets That Will Change Everything
posted on Sat Aug 27 15:06:20 UTC 2022 by giuliomagnifico | view on HN
Intel is transitioning from monolithic die chips to disaggregated chips, which will be a large article about the disaggregated future.
Day ahead electricity prices for EU
posted on Sat Aug 27 12:55:44 UTC 2022 by taubek | view on HN
The article discusses the need for free and easy access to electricity prices in Europe during the current energy crisis.
Apple and Globalstar Rumored to Announce Satellite Connectivity for iPhone 14
posted on Sat Aug 27 13:35:03 UTC 2022 by bookofjoe | view on HN
The article discusses a rumor that Apple may announce a satellite connectivity feature for the iPhone 14 next month, which would allow users to connect to satellites for emergency situations.
The Best Books on the Great Divergence
posted on Fri Aug 26 14:04:44 UTC 2022 by drdee | view on HN
The article recommends books on the Great Divergence, which is the large and increasing gap between the incomes of Europe and some of its colonial offshoots (plus Japan and a few countries in East Asia) and the rest of the world.
Nature: Manuscripts that are ideologically impure and “harmful” will be rejected
posted on Sat Aug 27 16:35:05 UTC 2022 by jseliger | view on HN
The article is about a new journal that is trying to enforce a political creed and is not peer-reviewed.
Complete Introduction to Particles in Japanese
posted on Thu Aug 25 10:33:53 UTC 2022 by lassmaglio | view on HN
Today we are introducing a part of the Japanese grammar that is fundamental to analyse and understand a text: the Particles.
The end of Moore's Law forced YouTube to make its own video chip
posted on Sat Aug 27 13:12:12 UTC 2022 by redbell | view on HN
The article discusses how Partha Ranganathan, VP of Google, realized that they needed to mix things up when it came to chip performance. They looked at the overall picture and realized that transcoding was consuming a large fraction of compute cycles in their data centers. They decided they needed an application-specific integrated circuit, or ASIC, which is a chip designed to do a very specific task as effectively and efficiently as possible. They got approval for the project and have since been flipping the switch
An Introduction to Ractors in Ruby
posted on Thu Aug 25 12:14:48 UTC 2022 by ksec | view on HN
Shareable objects are objects that can be sent to and from a ractor without compromising thread safety, for example an immutable object.
1960s Bike Buses Used to Transport Cyclists Under the Thames
posted on Thu Aug 25 09:30:28 UTC 2022 by lonelyasacloud | view on HN
The Dartford Tunnel Cycle Service was a bus service used in the 1960s to transport cyclists and their bikes across the river at the Dartford Crossing.
Slack’s free plan change is causing an exodus
posted on Fri Aug 26 22:23:42 UTC 2022 by williamstein | view on HN
The article discusses how Slack's recent change to only allow access to the past 90 days of message history for organizations on Slack's Free plan, instead of the previous limit of 10,000 messages, has caused many users to be upset and leave Slack altogether.
A New Test for an Old Theory About Dreams
posted on Thu Aug 25 23:31:48 UTC 2022 by Hooke | view on HN
The article discusses a study done on mice that suggests that when they are in the REM state of sleep, they are actually dreaming and their eyes are moving in the same way that they would if they were awake and looking around.
DIY out of band management: remote console server
posted on Sat Aug 27 12:49:41 UTC 2022 by secure | view on HN
This article is about two different ways to create an out-of-band management system, which is a system that allows you to remotely control a machine, by using a smart plug and a 4G router, or by using a smart plug and a self-hosted MQTT server.
posted on Fri Aug 26 11:52:17 UTC 2022 by expjpi | view on HN
The article discusses decision theory and dynamic inconsistency.
Dominion threatens to abandon 2.6GW offshore windfarm over performance guarantee
posted on Sat Aug 27 14:23:33 UTC 2022 by boshomi | view on HN
Dominion Energy Virginia is planning to abandon its 2.6-GW offshore wind farm if state regulators don’t reverse their decision to set a performance guarantee requirement for the $9.8 billion project.
Why are there so few economies of scale in construction? Part I
posted on Sat Aug 27 01:46:12 UTC 2022 by danboarder | view on HN
This article discusses how economies of scale are uncommon in construction, in contrast to other industries.
3-Lisp: an infinite tower of meta-circular interpreters
posted on Sat Aug 27 01:51:58 UTC 2022 by nikita_d | view on HN
The article discusses how 3-lisp is a dialect of Lisp that is designed to be executed by an interpreter written in 3-lisp, which is itself executed by an interpreter written in 3-lisp, and so on ad infinitum. This forms a (countably) infinite tower of meta-circular (v.i.) interpreters. Reflective lambda is a function that is executed one tower level above its caller. Reflective lambdas provide a very general
Venture Fund Portfolio Construction
posted on Thu Aug 25 10:09:42 UTC 2022 by simonebrunozzi | view on HN
The article explores different aspects of portfolio construction that a GP needs to consider when starting a venture fund, including return performance, in order to construct a portfolio that best meets the needs of the LPs.
Art is Fundamentally Social (2021)
posted on Fri Aug 26 11:36:01 UTC 2022 by lnyan | view on HN
The art is a fundamentally social phenomenon; art exists primarily for social purposes.