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4.2 Gigabytes, Or: How to Draw Anything
posted on Tue Aug 30 15:26:18 UTC 2022 by andy_xor_andrew | view on HN
The author creates a digital painting of Seattle using Stable Diffusion img2img, a machine learning tool, and shares the process and tips for other beginners.
posted on Tue Aug 30 13:53:12 UTC 2022 by victormustar | view on HN
In just one week since the release of Stable Diffusion, a Cambrian explosion of services, adaptations, user interfaces and integrations emerged.
What would a “good” WebMD look like?
posted on Tue Aug 30 13:03:04 UTC 2022 by tomjcleveland | view on HN
WebMD is a terrible website that is full of vague, unhelpful articles with garish pharmaceutical ads.
posted on Tue Aug 30 14:05:42 UTC 2022 by joelittlejohn | view on HN
The article is about how to make a perfect cup of coffee.
Show HN: EthicalAds – Privacy-first ad network for developers
posted on Tue Aug 30 14:24:54 UTC 2022 by ericholscher | view on HN
The article discusses how EthicalAds can help website owners generate ad revenue without needing a cookie banner or worrying about compliance.
Converting a fisheye image into a panoramic, spherical or perspective projection
posted on Tue Aug 30 15:21:48 UTC 2022 by lnyan | view on HN
This article discusses various transformations from fisheye into other projection types, specifically standard perspective as per a pinhole camera, panorama and spherical projections, and provides the source code for these transformations.
Launch HN: Be Golden (YC S22) – Measure and manage your inflammation levels
posted on Tue Aug 30 13:28:14 UTC 2022 by Snehpatel1 | view on HN
D2: A new declarative language to turn text into diagrams
posted on Tue Aug 30 16:33:34 UTC 2022 by snikolaev | view on HN
D2 is a domain-specific language that allows users to create diagrams by writing out what they want in text.
Walmart Sells Fake 30TB Hard Drive That's Two Small SD Cards
posted on Tue Aug 30 13:23:26 UTC 2022 by danso | view on HN
The article is about a man who bought a fake SSD drive from AliExpress, and when he took it apart, he found that it was just two small memory cards programmed to look like a 30TB SSD drive.
posted on Tue Aug 30 12:48:48 UTC 2022 by tetek | view on HN
The author describes their journey in becoming a programmer, starting from when they were 16 years old.
ARM Pointer Authentication 
posted on Tue Aug 30 14:51:00 UTC 2022 by sacheendra | view on HN
The article discusses how the ARM 8.3 architecture added a feature called "pointer authentication" which attaches a cryptographic signature to pointer values in order to detect pointers created by an external entity and prevent them from being used in an exploit.
Remotely Controlled Lawn Tractor
posted on Tue Aug 30 12:08:04 UTC 2022 by ziggy1911 | view on HN
The article discusses a man's journey in building a remotely controlled lawn tractor, from the initial idea to the final product.
Kb executable runs natively on 7 operating systems
posted on Tue Aug 30 09:31:03 UTC 2022 by draugadrotten | view on HN
The article discusses how Cosmopolitan can be used to create statically-linked executables that can run on multiple platforms with no dependencies.
AdGuard publishes the first ad blocker built on Manifest V3
posted on Tue Aug 30 08:55:09 UTC 2022 by kapsteur | view on HN
AdGuard publishes the world's first ad blocker built on Manifest V3, which is the new reality in which dozens of ad-blocking extensions, including the AdGuard Browser extension, will (or won't) work.
Git’s database internals II: commit history queries
posted on Tue Aug 30 16:01:18 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN
This post explores Git commit history as a database, with 'git log' as the query language, and delves into the commit-graph file, which is Git's custom query index.
Pachyderm Is Hiring Go Distributed Systems and Testing Engineers
posted on Tue Aug 30 12:00:19 UTC 2022 by jaz46 | view on HN
Pachyderm is an open-source enterprise-grade data science platform that lets you deploy and manage multi-stage, language-agnostic data pipelines while maintaining complete reproducibility and provenance.
Holier Than Thou: Precision Holes by Drilling, Boring, and Reaming (2021)
posted on Sun Aug 28 14:40:58 UTC 2022 by walterbell | view on HN
The article discusses the importance of design engineers understanding the journey of the parts they design, from the drawing definition, through manufacturing, and inspection.
50 years Smalltalk anniversary celebration at Computer History Museum
posted on Tue Aug 30 09:42:10 UTC 2022 by pjmlp | view on HN
The article discusses a event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Smalltalk, a programming language that revolutionized personal computing, graphical user interfaces, and programming languages.
posted on Tue Aug 30 11:37:43 UTC 2022 by vinnyglennon | view on HN
The map shows the approximate geographic location of unregistered users who have edited Wikipedia.
posted on Mon Aug 29 04:34:24 UTC 2022 by herbertl | view on HN
The article is about a person who realized they were in graduate school for the wrong reasons and that they had been miserable because of it.
How Many Equations of Motion Describe a Moving Human?
posted on Sun Aug 28 11:45:01 UTC 2022 by tapanjk | view on HN
Show HN: Ubähnchen – Animated subway map of Berlin
posted on Tue Aug 30 06:24:51 UTC 2022 by Elzear | view on HN
Ask HN: How do you get side gigs?
posted on Tue Aug 30 11:19:57 UTC 2022 by jinglejangley | view on HN
A third of Pakistan is underwater from floods, climate chief says
posted on Tue Aug 30 13:16:14 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
The International Monetary Fund, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund, and the U.S. Agency for International Development are all providing financial assistance to Pakistan in the wake of devastating floods.
Packed structs in Zig make bit/flag sets trivial
posted on Tue Aug 30 04:39:29 UTC 2022 by slimsag | view on HN
The article discusses how to use flag sets in Zig, which is a programming language.
AmiBlitz3 – a BASIC-compiler for 68k-Amiga
posted on Mon Aug 29 04:06:42 UTC 2022 by doener | view on HN
The article is about AmiBlitz3, a BASIC-compiler for 68k-amiga, and lists its features.
posted on Tue Aug 30 12:49:13 UTC 2022 by kkwteh | view on HN
The article discusses how the topology of a torus space is distinct from normal three-dimensional space and how this can be proven by the behavior of ropes in each space.
Limitations in Pigeon Keeping (2021)
posted on Sun Aug 28 13:45:55 UTC 2022 by roramigator | view on HN
The article discusses the pigeon industry in Bangladesh and how it has potential but is limited by many factors.
Host your own OpenStreetMap Map Tiles
posted on Tue Aug 30 04:09:33 UTC 2022 by altilunium | view on HN
The article explains how to download OpenStreetMap data, convert it to .mbtiles, and then render it using a tileserver.
posted on Tue Aug 30 09:13:31 UTC 2022 by mmazzarolo | view on HN
This person has created a custom keyboard layout that they say has evolved to meet their needs for both writing and programming and has three layers which can be accessed by holding down certain keys.