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Go Developer Survey 2022 Q2 Results
posted on Thu Sep 08 15:45:30 UTC 2022 by tapanjk | view on HN
The Go team thanks the 5,752 people who took the survey and provided feedback on the new features in Go 1.18, including generics, security tooling, and workspaces.
Reddit's favorite products in one place
posted on Thu Sep 08 12:25:59 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
Looria analyzed Reddit posts and comments to find the most popular products.
Accelerate Python code by importing Taichi
posted on Thu Sep 08 15:48:55 UTC 2022 by synergy20 | view on HN
The article discusses how Taichi can be used to speed up Python code by at least 50 times.
posted on Thu Sep 08 15:40:32 UTC 2022 by djhaskin987 | view on HN
The article discusses how Perl has changed over the years, despite having the same major version number since 1994.
Stop measuring community engagement
posted on Thu Sep 08 13:13:38 UTC 2022 by rosiesherry | view on HN
The article discusses how social media platforms originally focused on connecting people and spreading joy, but then switched to focusing on maximizing engagement, which often means spreading fear instead of joy.
Attacking Firecracker: AWS' MicroVM Monitor Written in Rust
posted on Thu Sep 08 16:20:36 UTC 2022 by pentestercrab | view on HN
The article discusses a security review of the open source virtual machine monitor (VMM) Firecracker, with a focus on CVE-2019-18960, a memory corruption vulnerability.
My VM is Lighter (and Safer) than your Container (2017)
posted on Thu Sep 08 12:26:46 UTC 2022 by gaocegege | view on HN
The article examines whether there is a tradeoff between isolation (VMs) and efficiency (containers), and finds that VMs can be as nimble as containers, as long as they are small and the toolstack is fast enough.
Excuse me but why are you eating so many frogs
posted on Wed Sep 07 06:02:53 UTC 2022 by irajdeep | view on HN
The author argues that people are ashamed of themselves for not being productive enough, and that they seek out advice from productivity gurus as a result.
Fresh 1.1 – Automatic JSX, plugins, DevTools, and more
posted on Thu Sep 08 13:28:29 UTC 2022 by gripfx | view on HN
The article discusses the release of Fresh version 1.1, which brings a lot of important improvements that make Fresh easier to use, faster, and generally more useful, including the ability to automatically generate CSS just-in-time based on the classes used in your JSX.
It's time to upscale FSR 2 even further: Meet FSR 2.1
posted on Thu Sep 08 15:12:46 UTC 2022 by WithinReason | view on HN
The article discusses the updates to the FSR 2 source code and the Unreal Engine plugins, as well as the importance of reading the documentation for the updated plugins.
posted on Thu Sep 08 15:10:13 UTC 2022 by ibobev | view on HN
The article discusses the VK_EXT_mesh_shader extension for Vulkan, which brings cross-vendor mesh shading to Vulkan and is focused on improving functional compatibility with DirectX 12.
Planting trees not always an effective way of binding carbon dioxide
posted on Thu Sep 08 14:23:07 UTC 2022 by hhs | view on HN
The article discusses how the capacity of plants to bind carbon is a key factor in calculating the effects of climate change as carbon dioxide levels rise in the atmosphere, and how growth stimulation was poor or missing when the plants lived in poor soil.
IKEA’s knowledge graph and why it has three layers
posted on Wed Sep 07 12:21:28 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
IKEA is building a knowledge graph to improve the overall experience of their customers in the physical and digital space, which consists of three layers: concepts, categories, and data.
Half of Japan's LDP lawmakers had ties with Unification Church
posted on Thu Sep 08 14:04:59 UTC 2022 by rntn | view on HN
Around half of the lawmakers belonging to Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party had dealings with a contentious religious group, the party said Thursday.
Show HN: Ringer – Get and provide expert help on Open Source Software
posted on Thu Sep 08 12:45:25 UTC 2022 by mintone | view on HN
QuestDB (YC S20) Is Hiring a Technical Writer
posted on Thu Sep 08 12:00:41 UTC 2022 by nhourcard | view on HN
QuestDB is an open source time series database that offers breakthrough performance for real-time analytics.
The Journal of Physical Security, Vol 15 [pdf]
posted on Wed Sep 07 07:24:09 UTC 2022 by transpute | view on HN
Who controls the Internet? And should they? (2021)
posted on Thu Sep 08 10:24:35 UTC 2022 by pabs3 | view on HN
Bert Hubert gives a presentation on who controls the internet and if they actually should, covering all grounds with flags from all kinds of companies.
A byte string library for Rust
posted on Thu Sep 08 07:18:49 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
The article discusses the new byte string library for Rust and its 1.0 version that has just been released.
Show HN: Learn time series with a story illustrated by Stable Diffusion
posted on Thu Sep 08 16:34:56 UTC 2022 by jamesfisher | view on HN
The article discusses the parameter p in an AR model, which is the number of days to look back, and how it affects the model.
Ask HN: Easing wife onto Linux laptop How to?
posted on Thu Sep 08 16:18:09 UTC 2022 by A4ET8a8uTh0 | view on HN
Pure recursively defined sets without looping in Haskell
posted on Thu Sep 08 14:19:44 UTC 2022 by romes | view on HN
Haskell is a pure and lazy programming language that allows for elegant graph traversals through recursive referring to already calculated values.
Digitizing Smell: Using Molecular Maps to Understand Odor
posted on Wed Sep 07 07:23:54 UTC 2022 by taubek | view on HN
The article discusses how the POM (Perceptual Odor Map) can be used to map out relationships between different smells and how this can be used to understand the evolution of different species.
How A Bedouin Tracker Sees the Desert
posted on Thu Sep 08 05:27:09 UTC 2022 by Thevet | view on HN
The article tells the story of Adel Walidie, a Bedouin man who is a skilled tracker. He finds a wolf dropping while at his tent in the Ramon Crater, and from it deduces that the wolf had come from the Aravah area, dozens of miles away.
Here come the bendable TVs and monitors that no one asked for
posted on Tue Sep 06 10:56:11 UTC 2022 by rbanffy | view on HN
The article discusses how bendable displays are becoming a new trend in technology, with the potential to be used in TVs, monitors, and other devices.
What to read to understand central banking
posted on Thu Sep 08 05:09:45 UTC 2022 by helsinkiandrew | view on HN
This article is a review of four books on central banking, with a focus on how they have changed over time and how they may continue to change in the future.
Show HN: Make better decisions with fewer online meetings
posted on Thu Sep 08 16:39:07 UTC 2022 by bjuly | view on HN
The TopAgree app sends automatic reminders and nudges to all stakeholders to make the best decision fast.
posted on Thu Sep 08 07:31:03 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
The book, "I'm Just Here for the Beer" is a collection of stories by Troy Hunt about his experiences in the tech industry, including some of the worst days of his life.
Now Be Still: Dispatching Shakespeare’s Bodies
posted on Thu Sep 08 01:13:05 UTC 2022 by pepys | view on HN
This article discusses how the onstage deaths in Shakespeare's plays, which were once commonplace, became an obsolete cliché by the mid-eighteenth century.
The Changes for the 2nd Edition of “Code”
posted on Thu Sep 08 07:31:35 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
The article discusses the author's process for writing the second edition of their book, "Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software" and how it differs from the first edition.