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Kagi/Orion status update: First three months
posted on Thu Sep 01 14:42:52 UTC 2022 by darthShadow | view on HN
Kagi has employees located on the west coast of the USA going east, as well as in Canada, Spain, Serbia, Russia, India, China, Malaysia, Australia, and Japan.
Run Stable Diffusion on Your M1 Mac’s GPU
posted on Thu Sep 01 16:19:25 UTC 2022 by bfirsh | view on HN
The article is about how to set up Stable Diffusion on a Mac with an M1 or M2 chip.
Backsliding on free expression around the world needs to end
posted on Thu Sep 01 16:08:58 UTC 2022 by DanBC | view on HN
Governments around the world are increasingly using blackouts, lawsuits, and regulations to control their people and limit freedom of expression.
Ask HN: Who is hiring? (September 2022)
posted on Thu Sep 01 15:00:16 UTC 2022 by whoishiring | view on HN
Don’t teach kids to fear the world
posted on Thu Sep 01 15:53:10 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
This article is about how parents who teach their children that the world is a dangerous place are actually doing more harm than good.
Tell HN: Meetup.com is offering abandoned meetups to anyone willing to pay
posted on Thu Sep 01 14:28:02 UTC 2022 by prune998 | view on HN
Launch HN: SideGuide (YC S22) – Learn APIs by running them in live environments
posted on Thu Sep 01 16:12:14 UTC 2022 by ericciarla | view on HN
SQLite: Past, Present, and Future
posted on Thu Sep 01 13:20:55 UTC 2022 by chrstr | view on HN
The article discusses how SQLite has evolved over the years and how it compares to DuckDB in terms of performance.
posted on Tue Aug 30 14:34:36 UTC 2022 by fagnerbrack | view on HN
Will I Ever See the $36MM Oberlin College Owes Me?
posted on Thu Sep 01 15:25:05 UTC 2022 by fortran77 | view on HN
The article is about how the author's family's bakery was boycotted by Oberlin College students after an incident where a student was caught shoplifting.
Be good-argument-driven, not data-driven
posted on Tue Aug 30 15:45:51 UTC 2022 by historynops | view on HN
The article argues that data-based arguments are not always acceptable, and that sometimes data cannot be used to understand a situation.
Newly discovered exoplanet may be first covered in liquid water
posted on Tue Aug 30 15:07:29 UTC 2022 by Brajeshwar | view on HN
An international team of researchers from Université de Montréal has discovered an exoplanet they believe may be up to 30% water, making it the first known ocean planet.
Filtering a vector with SIMD instructions (AVX-2 and AVX-512)
posted on Thu Sep 01 09:31:10 UTC 2022 by francoismassot | view on HN
Ask HN: Whatever Happened to Dedicated Soundcards?
posted on Thu Sep 01 15:45:05 UTC 2022 by Dracophoenix | view on HN
posted on Thu Sep 01 13:14:10 UTC 2022 by carride | view on HN
The article covers the fundamentals of Progressive Web App development.
SBX Robotics (YC W21) Is Hiring Techincal Artists in Toronto [Remote]
posted on Thu Sep 01 12:00:43 UTC 2022 by j3kuntz | view on HN
Falsehoods programmers believe about email
posted on Thu Sep 01 04:24:02 UTC 2022 by tsujp | view on HN
This article discusses some common misconceptions about email.
Our screwdriver took three years [video]
posted on Thu Sep 01 07:54:30 UTC 2022 by zepolen | view on HN
The Portuguese Can No Longer Afford to Live in Portugal
posted on Thu Sep 01 15:09:58 UTC 2022 by nateb2022 | view on HN
The article gives tips on how to make money from lost baggage and delayed flights.
Understanding Google’s File System (2020)
posted on Tue Aug 30 15:31:58 UTC 2022 by greghn | view on HN
Chunk Servers: Chunk servers are responsible for storing chunks and handling read and write requests from clients. When a client requests a chunk, the master contacts the chunk server that stores the chunk and relays the read request. Edit Log Server: The edit log server is a component that is used to log changes to the file system. When a client wants to write a chunk, the master contacts the edit log server to log the write request. After the write is logged
Velox: An open-source unified execution engine
posted on Thu Sep 01 09:07:01 UTC 2022 by polyrand | view on HN
Meta is introducing Velox, an open source unified execution engine aimed at accelerating data management systems and streamlining their development.
posted on Thu Sep 01 09:58:57 UTC 2022 by possiblelion | view on HN
The images in the article were generated by an AI that converts text to images, and are available for use under a CC-BY license.
Launch HN: Boostly (YC S22) – SMS marketing for restaurants
posted on Thu Sep 01 13:00:03 UTC 2022 by shaneliammurphy | view on HN
Stable Diffusion: Is Video Coming Soon?
posted on Thu Sep 01 13:33:25 UTC 2022 by Hard_Space | view on HN
The release of Stable Diffusion open source image synthesis framework is a revolutionary and bold move that is sure to create new and dazzling text-to-video frameworks, but the wait-time might be longer than the public is expecting.
posted on Thu Sep 01 02:10:50 UTC 2022 by O__________O | view on HN
posted on Wed Aug 31 10:12:09 UTC 2022 by fanf2 | view on HN
The article describes how to build a Theremin, which is one of the earliest electronic instruments, using a C64, two 555s, four resistors, a spoon, and a clamp.
posted on Thu Sep 01 14:32:24 UTC 2022 by dnetesn | view on HN
The article discusses how math anxiety is a problem for many people and how it prevents them from excelling.
An Unlikely Bohemia: Athens, Georgia, in Reagan's America (2020)
posted on Wed Aug 31 03:46:49 UTC 2022 by tintinnabula | view on HN
The article tells the story of how the music scene in Athens, Georgia in the 1980s was a time when anything seemed possible.
Benedictine monk wrote earliest known reference to ball lightning in England
posted on Thu Sep 01 16:06:39 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
The article is about how a British historian and a retired physicist have found an even earlier credible account of ball lightning in the writings of a 12th-century Benedictine monk, Gervase of Christ Church Cathedral Priory in Canterbury.
The In-Between: What made Rilke great?
posted on Thu Sep 01 05:18:18 UTC 2022 by apollinaire | view on HN
Rilke was a great poet and an important figure historically, as he experienced a great shift in attitude in his lifetime from more organized forms of religious worship to a more secular view.