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posted on Mon Aug 29 13:04:44 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN
The article is announcing that the current YC president is stepping down and Garry Tan will be taking over.
Rewriting my blog in Rust for fun and profit
posted on Mon Aug 29 14:24:19 UTC 2022 by lawn | view on HN
The article discusses the author's decision to switch from Hakyll to a custom site generator written in Rust, due to various issues they had with Hakyll.
Show HN: I built a tool to help you read Hacker News on Kindle
posted on Mon Aug 29 13:31:55 UTC 2022 by longnguyen | view on HN
The article is about the author, Daniel Nguyen, quitting his job to start indie hacking full-time, and the inspiration for his project, KTool, which allows users to send anything online to their Kindle.
DevOps: An Idea So Good, No One Admits They Don’t Do It
posted on Mon Aug 29 16:16:27 UTC 2022 by wagslane | view on HN
The article is discussing how the idea behind DevOps has caught on and many companies are now doing it even if they don't fully understand it.
Your doppelgänger is out there and you probably share DNA with them
posted on Sun Aug 28 15:32:27 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
The article discusses a study that suggests there could be links between facial features and behavioral patterns, and how this information might be used by forensic science in the future.
posted on Mon Aug 29 11:00:13 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN
The article discusses the author's initial impressions of the OCaml programming language, including its syntax, strict evaluation model, and various other features.
Image generation ethics: Will you be an AI vegan?
posted on Mon Aug 29 15:48:18 UTC 2022 by simonw | view on HN
Stable Diffusion is a new "text-to-image diffusion model" that was released to the public by Stability.ai six days ago, on August 22nd.
Git’s database internals I: packed object store
posted on Mon Aug 29 13:01:03 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN
The article discusses the overhead of computing object contents from a delta chain and argues that it is cheaper to read multiple objects in the same delta chain than to read multiple objects across different chains.
Large scale Internet SSH brute force attacks seem to have stopped here
posted on Mon Aug 29 15:19:59 UTC 2022 by pabs3 | view on HN
The article discusses a study of SSH brute force attacks and how they have changed over time.
A CSS-Inspired Syntax for Flowcharts
posted on Mon Aug 29 13:05:06 UTC 2022 by tonerow | view on HN
The article discusses how to use the syntax to create Bayesian Decision Trees.
posted on Mon Aug 29 14:19:10 UTC 2022 by danaris | view on HN
The article discusses the book Silicon Values by Jillian C. York and how it relates to the current state of big tech companies.
Speech by Chair Powell on monetary policy and price stability
posted on Mon Aug 29 16:15:00 UTC 2022 by kamaraju | view on HN
The Federal Reserve's focus is on reducing inflation back down to the 2 percent goal.
ContainIQ (YC S21) Is Hiring an SDR – Founding Role
posted on Mon Aug 29 13:33:14 UTC 2022 by NWMatherson | view on HN
Auditory brainstem response distinguishes occasional and constant tinnitus
posted on Mon Aug 29 11:43:13 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
The SLOSH population consists of the participants of the Swedish Work Environment Surveys (SWES) in 2003–2011 (n = 40,877).
Derinkuyu, the extraordinary underground city of Turkey
posted on Sun Aug 28 23:56:31 UTC 2022 by kjhughes | view on HN
Derinkuyu is an ancient underground city located in Turkey, near the Nevsehir province of Cappadocia. This incredible archaeological discovery was stumbled upon by pure chance in 1963 by a local inhabitant while renovating his house.
Google cracks down on VPN based adblockers
posted on Mon Aug 29 10:07:03 UTC 2022 by balboah | view on HN
Google is changing their Play Store policies for developers in order to improve the ads experience, tighten security and limit misinformation.
posted on Mon Aug 29 14:09:28 UTC 2022 by vinnyglennon | view on HN
The article is about how a man's life was ruined after Google flagged him as a purveyor of Child Sexual Abuse Material for taking pictures of his son's penis and sending them to their family doctor, and how this highlights the trade-offs entailed in the indiscriminate scanning of users' cloud data.
Decoding AWS Reserved Instances
posted on Mon Aug 29 15:30:38 UTC 2022 by abuggia | view on HN
The article discusses how Reserved Instances are a major piece of AWS Billing, accounting for $100B in revenue along side Saving Plans (SPs), and explores how RIs are categorized, are purchased, and some additional services your company can trust to make RIs less befuddling.
Greenland ice sheet climate disequilibrium and committed (274mm) sea-level rise
posted on Mon Aug 29 15:17:53 UTC 2022 by Kaibeezy | view on HN
The article is discussing how the area of an ice sheet affects the volume of ice and how this impacts sea level.
Ferret: A functional, lazy language for realtime embedded control systems
posted on Mon Aug 29 09:26:52 UTC 2022 by ducktective | view on HN
The Mining of Minerals and the Limits to Growth (2021) [pdf]
posted on Sun Aug 28 13:20:38 UTC 2022 by simonpure | view on HN
Show HN: Knockles – eBPF Port Knocking Tool
posted on Mon Aug 29 13:38:23 UTC 2022 by eeriedusk | view on HN
The article discusses a port knocking tool called Knockles that is based on eBPF. The tool allows a user to remotely open a TCP connection while being invisible to port scanners. The tool uses a single SYN request on an opened or closed port to carry an OTP for authentication. Once authenticated, a random (HMAC based) port is opened for a TCP connection. The port is then closed as soon as a connection has been established.
Teenager invented a low-cost tool to spot elephant poachers
posted on Mon Aug 29 04:04:28 UTC 2022 by doener | view on HN
The article is about a girl who created a software that is four times more accurate than existing state-of-the-art detection methods for detecting poachers.
Why 12 Notes in Western Music?
posted on Mon Aug 29 14:51:22 UTC 2022 by xchip | view on HN
A handy guide to financial support for open source
posted on Mon Aug 29 09:12:55 UTC 2022 by SenHeng | view on HN
The article provides a helpful guide to financial support for open source projects, including donation buttons, bounties, sponsorware, crowdfunding, books and merchandise, advertising and sponsorships, grants, consulting, paid support, and copyleft + paid license.
Show HN: Sidekick - Live application debugger is now open source
posted on Mon Aug 29 14:00:50 UTC 2022 by sozal | view on HN
The Sidekick application debugger lets you troubleshoot your applications while they keep on running, with dynamic logs and non-breaking breakpoints, without the need of stopping & redeploying.
Mammals Won the Dinosaurs' World
posted on Mon Aug 29 02:55:53 UTC 2022 by Vigier | view on HN
The article discusses how the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs also killed most of the plants, which created a problem for the animals that relied on plants for food. The animals that survived were the ones that could adapt their diets and lifestyles to the new conditions.
The Beloved Eagle 66 Squirt Oiler (2019) [video]
posted on Sun Aug 28 22:44:39 UTC 2022 by walterbell | view on HN
Hear the World’s Oldest Known Song, “Hurrian Hymn No. 6” Written 3400 Years Ago
posted on Fri Aug 26 10:34:06 UTC 2022 by obert | view on HN
The article discusses various interpretations of an ancient song, Hurrian Hymn No. 6, which was discovered on a clay tablet.
Eastern European Guide to Writing Reference Letters
posted on Mon Aug 29 07:54:17 UTC 2022 by hunglee2 | view on HN
The article is a guide on how to write reference letters for Eastern European students applying to PhD and Master's programs in Cambridge, which includes advice on what to include in the letter and how to make a case for the student.