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  1. What to do if you find a nuclear-powered cardiac pacemaker

    posted on Fri Sep 02 13:22:53 UTC 2022 by bookofjoe | view on HN

    Different pacemakers have different power sources, some of which are radioactive. You can tell if a pacemaker is nuclear-powered if it has certain markings on it. If you find a nuclear-powered pacemaker, you need to contact OSRP for shipping and disposal instructions.

  2. OpenBSD may soon gain further memory protections: immutable userland mappings

    posted on Fri Sep 02 15:06:13 UTC 2022 by fcambus | view on HN

    The article discusses a new feature that may soon be added to the -current branch of code which would improve the strictness of userland memory layout.

  3. Cannabis legalization decreases stock market value of major pharmaceutical firms

    posted on Fri Sep 02 16:03:46 UTC 2022 by DocFeind | view on HN

    The study found that stock market returns were lower at 10 days following a cannabis legalization event, and that the implications of the annual sale from this reduction were in the billions.

  4. Compile the Minecraft Server (Java Edition) to Native with GraalVM Native Image

    posted on Fri Sep 02 13:03:40 UTC 2022 by fniephaus | view on HN

    This project makes it possible to compile the Minecraft server into a self-contained native executable using GraalVM Native Image.

  5. Show HN: Wavvy – web-based audio editor (Audacity port)

    posted on Fri Sep 02 09:31:07 UTC 2022 by ahilss | view on HN

  6. Show HN: I'm building an open-source Amazon

    posted on Fri Sep 02 13:19:53 UTC 2022 by theturtletalks | view on HN

    The article is about the different types of shops and channels that Openship supports and how to connect them.

  7. Using a Raspberry Pi as a Bluetooth Speaker with PipeWire

    posted on Fri Sep 02 14:58:02 UTC 2022 by mfilion | view on HN

    A Raspberry Pi can be easily used as an audio bridge between a Bluetooth® device and an analog speaker system, to make this possible.

  8. Will young Americans want to work in semiconductor manufacturing? [video]

    posted on Fri Sep 02 00:39:00 UTC 2022 by henning | view on HN

  9. Ask HN: How do startups/lean teams successfully handle mat/pat leave?

    posted on Fri Sep 02 15:35:27 UTC 2022 by jd_illa | view on HN

  10. How Crash Bandicoot hacked the original Playstation (2020) [video]

    posted on Wed Aug 31 15:28:24 UTC 2022 by agomez314 | view on HN

  11. Folk Interfaces

    posted on Fri Sep 02 09:34:02 UTC 2022 by lysergia | view on HN

    Folk interfaces are when users reappropriate existing software to solve their own problems, rather than using applications in the ways designers and developers intended.

  12. Beyond the keyboard: Fountain pen collectors find beauty in ink

    posted on Wed Aug 31 13:09:34 UTC 2022 by bookofjoe | view on HN

    The article is about the world's largest pen show, which was held in August at the Marriott Fairview Park in Falls Church, Va.

  13. Spain launches free train tickets for short and medium journeys from Sept to Dec

    posted on Fri Sep 02 14:54:09 UTC 2022 by vanilla-almond | view on HN

    The Spanish Prime Minister has announced that train travel will be free between September and December this year for all nationalities, including international tourists.

  14. Show HN: Collaborative event registration with WebGL and WebSockets

    posted on Fri Sep 02 16:21:00 UTC 2022 by nutlope | view on HN

  15. The Manual for the Mass Surveillance Tool Cops Use to Track Phones

    posted on Fri Sep 02 12:34:43 UTC 2022 by AtomicOrbital | view on HN

    Fog Data Science is a company that uses location data from people's smartphones to do things like target ads.

  16. Ribbon Health (YC S17) is hiring engineers to help patients find care

    posted on Fri Sep 02 12:00:04 UTC 2022 by Yertis | view on HN

    Ribbon is a company that is committed to building a product that becomes known as critical infrastructure for healthcare companies everywhere, which is anchored to the following four pillars: values alignment, critical infrastructure, technical excellence, and customer obsession.

  17. Why are Pakistan’s floods so extreme this year?

    posted on Fri Sep 02 13:09:28 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN

    Pakistan is experiencing its worst floods this century, with one-third of the country under water.

  18. Ranking the 25 Most Painful Lego to Step On

    posted on Fri Sep 02 14:37:14 UTC 2022 by nixass | view on HN

    The article is about the 25 most painful LEGO pieces to step on, ranked by criteria such as natural resting position and pressure points.

  19. Driver Monitoring Raises Complexity, Adds Privacy Concerns

    posted on Fri Sep 02 13:19:51 UTC 2022 by PaulHoule | view on HN

    This article discusses how the automotive industry is transitioning toward self-driving technology and how this technology raises significant technical, legal, and ethical questions.

  20. Frank Drake, astronomer famed for contributions to SETI, has died

    posted on Fri Sep 02 16:48:14 UTC 2022 by cratermoon | view on HN

    The family of astronomer Frank Drake announced that he passed away peacefully at 92 in his California home.

  21. Making Wrong Code Look Wrong (2005)

    posted on Wed Aug 31 06:42:55 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN

    The article discusses how an outsider cannot understand what is considered 'clean' in a bakery, and how this is similar to a programmer who is just learning a new language and cannot yet see obvious syntactic errors.

  22. Couples therapy for startup co-founders

    posted on Thu Sep 01 11:27:14 UTC 2022 by isaacfrond | view on HN

    The article discusses how co-founders of a business can benefit from couples therapy in order to work through their differences.

  23. Flicking the kill switch: governments embrace internet shutdowns

    posted on Fri Sep 02 12:52:14 UTC 2022 by acqbu | view on HN

    The article is about how government-run internet outages are increasing around the world, and how this is a sign of digital authoritarianism.

  24. Animating Prompts with Stable Diffusion

    posted on Fri Sep 02 10:04:32 UTC 2022 by davedx | view on HN

  25. Improper Nouns

    posted on Thu Sep 01 07:22:07 UTC 2022 by panic | view on HN

  26. Show HN: Countle

    posted on Fri Sep 02 04:19:47 UTC 2022 by gdix | view on HN

  27. Intel details 12th Gen Core SoCs optimized for edge applications

    posted on Fri Sep 02 15:48:06 UTC 2022 by LinuxBender | view on HN

  28. In Praise of QEMU

    posted on Fri Sep 02 10:08:03 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN

    Qemu is a great software that provides virtual machines for a wide variety of software architectures and is the foundation of nearly all cloud services.

  29. Amazon fails to overturn New York City union election

    posted on Fri Sep 02 13:58:21 UTC 2022 by LinuxBender | view on HN

  30. John A Phillips

    posted on Fri Sep 02 07:38:22 UTC 2022 by barry-cotter | view on HN

    John Aristotle Phillips, founder of political data-analytics firm Aristotle, graduated from Princeton University with a degree in aerospace engineering in the class of 1978.