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posted on Sun Sep 04 16:12:48 UTC 2022 by LinuxBender | view on HN
The article discusses a study that found that nearly 50% of cancer deaths worldwide are caused by preventable risk factors, such as smoking and drinking alcohol.
posted on Sun Sep 04 14:48:41 UTC 2022 by Aedraie | view on HN
posted on Sun Sep 04 16:20:48 UTC 2022 by pilingual | view on HN
The article discusses the expansion of drought in the Northwest, the Midwest, the Southeast, and the Northeast due to warm, dry conditions and lack of rainfall.
posted on Sun Sep 04 11:45:17 UTC 2022 by rwmj | view on HN
The article is a quiz about C integers with the answers provided.
posted on Sun Sep 04 12:30:28 UTC 2022 by Hackbraten | view on HN
The author is looking for a USB-C dock and has found that there are many different types of technology involved, making it a complex decision. The author has written a detailed blog post on the different types of USB-C docks available, with pros and cons for each type.
posted on Sun Sep 04 15:12:58 UTC 2022 by abhaynayar | view on HN
The article discusses the idea that in order to create a machine that is recognized as having artificial general intelligence (AGI), it must be able to take on any human job, which implies a number of things about its capabilities.
posted on Sun Sep 04 15:59:12 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN
The article is about the open-source personal assistant Leon, who is still in development. Leon is able to communicate with people in various ways, including text and voice. He is also able to scale up to have new features added (skills).
posted on Sun Sep 04 16:26:03 UTC 2022 by hagap | view on HN
The author describes how he has been successful in working out regularly for the past few years by making a bet with his brother.
posted on Sun Sep 04 11:45:03 UTC 2022 by tsungxu | view on HN
This article is the second in a two-part series about materials, and dives into amazing new performance materials leading a seismic shift, many of which have underpinnings in synthetic biology.
posted on Sun Sep 04 15:35:37 UTC 2022 by spapas82 | view on HN
posted on Sun Sep 04 14:24:35 UTC 2022 by curiousgal | view on HN
posted on Sun Sep 04 06:19:35 UTC 2022 by constantlm | view on HN
The article is about a man who used a machine learning program to generate images from text prompts and was surprised by how well it worked.
posted on Sun Sep 04 15:19:10 UTC 2022 by akolbe | view on HN
The poll on the "Village Pump" concluded that the Wikimedia Foundation fundraising emails are unethical and misleading.
posted on Sun Sep 04 10:27:19 UTC 2022 by xept | view on HN
This article is about program synthesis, which is a technique that can be used to automatically generate programs from specifications.
posted on Sun Sep 04 06:48:17 UTC 2022 by socialdemocrat | view on HN
The article discusses the history of the printing press and how Johannes Gutenberg is not the original inventor, despite popular belief.
posted on Sun Sep 04 08:57:56 UTC 2022 by eterps | view on HN
None of the Operating System’s I want to talk about today are what We would call UNIX or Linux like Operating Systems.
posted on Sun Sep 04 15:39:51 UTC 2022 by manaskarekar | view on HN
posted on Sun Sep 04 11:38:21 UTC 2022 by signa11 | view on HN
The SDSL library is a powerful and flexible C++11 library that implements succinct data structures and contains the highlights of 40 research publications.
posted on Sun Sep 04 14:01:46 UTC 2022 by nickt | view on HN
The Kodak Disc camera was introduced in 1982 and was a lightweight camera that used a new kind of film cartridge. The camera was affordable and had a built-in flash, but the quality of the pictures was poor.
posted on Sat Sep 03 05:42:18 UTC 2022 by r4um | view on HN
The article discusses the advantages of using the empirical cumulative distribution function (eCDF) over histograms, which include being able to more easily see the relative contribution of different data points and the location of spikes.
posted on Fri Sep 02 16:33:54 UTC 2022 by Brajeshwar | view on HN
The first step in choosing the appropriate treatment for a cancer patient is to identify their specific type of cancer, including determining the primary site—the organ or part of the body where the cancer begins.
posted on Sat Sep 03 07:41:11 UTC 2022 by bobnamob | view on HN
For a programming language to survive indefinitely, it has to be either simple enough to be implemented with little cost or become irreplaceable critical infrastructure for many large organizations.
posted on Sun Sep 04 14:00:25 UTC 2022 by kn81198 | view on HN
posted on Sat Sep 03 06:18:59 UTC 2022 by pabs3 | view on HN
The article is about using USB drives to transport data or messages, which is normally done tongue-in-cheek.
posted on Sun Sep 04 07:36:39 UTC 2022 by somat | view on HN
The article is about Markus Pristovsek, a man who has been developing Simutrans for over 17 years.
posted on Sun Sep 04 02:12:19 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN
The article tells the story of how a problem with a storage drive was eventually solved by observing that it crashed when one of the attendants walked across a certain tile on the floor, which led to the discovery that the problem was caused by a static discharge from the attendant's shoes.
posted on Sun Sep 04 12:02:37 UTC 2022 by ZeroGravitas | view on HN
The article discusses how high-temperature heat pumps are becoming more popular and useful for industrial companies.
posted on Sun Sep 04 15:38:35 UTC 2022 by phantom_of_cato | view on HN
The article is about a man who extracts capsaicin from peppers to determine the level of capsaicin in the peppers.
posted on Sun Sep 04 05:01:20 UTC 2022 by kvee | view on HN
The article discusses how large organizations have been around for a long time, looking at the British East India Company as an example.
posted on Sat Sep 03 03:01:22 UTC 2022 by prismatic | view on HN
The article is about William James and his thoughts on Tolstoy and summer.