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  1. Bitwarden raises $100M

    posted on Tue Sep 06 11:12:22 UTC 2022 by deanmoriarty | view on HN

    Bitwarden has secured a $100 million growth investment from PSG, the lead investor, with Battery Ventures also participating, which will allow the company to accelerate product and company growth, expand its partner program, and expand its international efforts.

  2. TIL: You can access a user’s camera with just HTML

    posted on Tue Sep 06 15:31:14 UTC 2022 by feross | view on HN

    The HTML capture attribute allows you to put the attribute on inputs with the type of file, and you can give it a value of “” or ““. The interesting thing about the capture attribute is for users coming to your website on a mobile device. If they interact with that input, instead of opening up the default file picker, it will actually open up one of their cameras.

  3. Vulnerability Management for Go

    posted on Tue Sep 06 14:53:25 UTC 2022 by mfrw | view on HN

    The Go security team has announced a new support for vulnerability management, which will help Go developers learn about known vulnerabilities that may affect them. The team has also released a new govulncheck command and integrated vulnerability detection into existing Go tools and services.

  4. Sierra Club, environmental groups petition EPA to ban natural gas for heating

    posted on Tue Sep 06 16:03:43 UTC 2022 by Bostonian | view on HN

    The petition, sponsored by the Sierra Club, claims fossil fuel-fired home furnaces, water heaters, clothes dryers and stoves emit enough nitrogen dioxide (NOx) and carbon dioxide (CO2) that they must be classified as “new stationary sources” of air pollutants, placing them in the same regulatory regime as power plants and factories.

  5. Show HN: Make 3D art in your browser using Lisp and math

    posted on Tue Sep 06 15:41:27 UTC 2022 by ianthehenry | view on HN

  6. Someone’s Been Messing with My Subnormals

    posted on Tue Sep 06 15:14:10 UTC 2022 by jpegqs | view on HN

    The article discusses a warning that the author received when trying to import certain Python packages and the implications of the warning.

  7. Show HN: Simulate dollar-cost averaging in any mix of stocks

    posted on Tue Sep 06 13:00:36 UTC 2022 by dwmcc | view on HN

  8. Launch HN: FlyCode (YC S22) – Let product teams edit web apps without coding

    posted on Tue Sep 06 13:28:53 UTC 2022 by JakeVacovec | view on HN

  9. Design and evaluation of IPFS: a storage layer for the decentralized web

    posted on Tue Sep 06 12:32:42 UTC 2022 by dennis-tra | view on HN

    The article discusses the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS), which is a content-addressable peer-to-peer network that provides distributed data storage and delivery.

  10. The Tyranny of the Wagon Equation

    posted on Tue Sep 06 11:37:42 UTC 2022 by dTal | view on HN

    This article is concerned with the physics of feeding a large mass of hungry human beings (an army) at some large distance from a food source (a base).

  11. NASA Can Now Reliably Produce a Tree’s Worth of Oxygen on Mars

    posted on Tue Sep 06 14:31:41 UTC 2022 by Brajeshwar | view on HN

    This article is about how MOXIE, a machine built by MIT and stowed away on NASA’s Perseverance rover, can convert carbon dioxide into oxygen, which is important for humans to be able to breathe on Mars.

  12. Clasp: A Common Lisp implementation using LLVM for compilation to native code

    posted on Tue Sep 06 14:34:34 UTC 2022 by ducktective | view on HN

    Clasp is a new Common Lisp implementation that seamlessly interoperates with C++ libraries and programs using LLVM for compilation to native code.

  13. Minimal PyTorch re-implementation of GPT

    posted on Tue Sep 06 12:14:19 UTC 2022 by memorable | view on HN

    The minGPT library is a PyTorch re-implementation of GPT that is small, clean, interpretable, and educational.

  14. What Should You Work On?

    posted on Tue Sep 06 14:27:32 UTC 2022 by gmays | view on HN

    The article argues that too many people with the potential to make a difference are instead working on trivial tasks or in jobs where they feel unchallenged, and that this is due in part to a lack of encouragement to pursue innovative solutions to important problems.

  15. From Wound Healing to Regeneration

    posted on Tue Sep 06 15:11:50 UTC 2022 by gmays | view on HN

    The article discusses a study on how animals regenerate and the different ways they regenerate depending on the animal.

  16. AppleScript: Graphic User Interface (GUI) Scripting

    posted on Tue Sep 06 15:21:26 UTC 2022 by behnamoh | view on HN

    " buttons {"OK"} default button 1 • end tell • end if • return UI_enabled end GUIScripting_status The article discusses how to use AppleScript to control the graphic user interface of applications on a Mac, and how to enable the necessary accessibility features.

  17. A sequel to SQL? An intro to Malloy

    posted on Tue Sep 06 15:55:27 UTC 2022 by carlineng | view on HN

    The article discusses the SQL language and how it has changed over the years.

  18. The Death of the PCIe Expansion Card

    posted on Tue Sep 06 14:26:51 UTC 2022 by Kerrick | view on HN

    The article discusses how motherboard manufacturers are including more built-in functionality on their flagship motherboards with the X670E chipset, which leaves fewer PCI Express slots for expansion.

  19. Rethinking Indoor Air Chemistry

    posted on Mon Sep 05 09:53:47 UTC 2022 by giuliomagnifico | view on HN

    The article discusses how people generate their own oxidation field and change the indoor air chemistry around them.

  20. Maintaining Files on Plan 9 with Mk

    posted on Tue Sep 06 13:17:48 UTC 2022 by jsfcoding | view on HN

  21. PGPP – a new type of service that gives you private mobile connectivity

    posted on Tue Sep 06 13:02:49 UTC 2022 by jacooper | view on HN

    The article discusses two different types of privacy service offered by INVISV - Mobile Pro and Mobile Core. Mobile Pro provides location and metadata privacy, as well as the ability to change your mobile ID (IMSI) 30 times per month. Mobile Core provides the same location and metadata privacy, but does not include the IMSI changing feature.

  22. Systems and Cost Analysis for Nuclear Subterrene Tunneling Machine (1973) [pdf]

    posted on Mon Sep 05 16:47:57 UTC 2022 by benbreen | view on HN

    The article discusses a study that found that the Subterrene tunneling system could save 12-6 percent on construction costs for tunnels with diameters of 3.05-6.25 meters.

  23. A Trillion Prices

    posted on Tue Sep 06 15:49:32 UTC 2022 by sl-dolt | view on HN

    The article discusses the release of hospital prices by insurance companies and the implications of this new transparency.

  24. Richard Stallman Announces GNU C Language Reference Manual

    posted on Tue Sep 06 15:55:51 UTC 2022 by cf100clunk | view on HN

  25. Paris’s Missing Palace and the Making of the Louvre

    posted on Sun Sep 04 18:14:33 UTC 2022 by pepys | view on HN

    The article tells the history of the Louvre in Paris, from its beginnings as a palace to its transformation into a museum.

  26. Gated Deployments: addressing the complexity of schema deployments at scale

    posted on Tue Sep 06 16:44:36 UTC 2022 by no-itsbackpack | view on HN

    The article discusses the new "Gated Schema Deployments" feature from PlanetScale, which helps with the complexity of making changes across a sharded database.

  27. The history of sending signals to Unix process groups

    posted on Tue Sep 06 06:57:21 UTC 2022 by r4um | view on HN

    The article discusses the history of process groups in Unix, and how they have evolved over time.

  28. CERN drafts plans to idle accelerators due to Europe’s energy crunch

    posted on Tue Sep 06 13:05:49 UTC 2022 by elashri | view on HN

    The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is drafting a plan to pause experiments at their facility near Geneva due to the European energy crisis.

  29. Modalities of Web Site Builders

    posted on Mon Sep 05 12:08:05 UTC 2022 by kornatzky | view on HN

    The article discusses how most website builders use a form-based modality, which is not natural for professionals, and how a more natural modality would be to fill out a few questionnaires and forms and then have the builder, with a press of the button, flesh out the site for you.

  30. Lunatic: Erlang-Inspired Runtime for WebAssembly

    posted on Tue Sep 06 05:02:48 UTC 2022 by cab404 | view on HN

    Lunatic is a universal runtime for server-side applications that is inspired by Erlang and can be used from any language that compiles to WebAssembly.