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  1. Atkinson Hyperlegible Font

    posted on Sun Sep 11 14:24:58 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN

    To install the Atkinson Hyperlegible fonts on a computer, download the .zip file linked above, extract the file to reveal additional folders inside, and find the Open Type Format (.otf) files for the four Atkinson Hyperlegible fonts (regular, italic, bold, bold italic) inside the “Print Fonts” folder.

  2. Revamped German stellarator should run longer, hotter and compete with tokamaks

    posted on Sun Sep 11 12:35:52 UTC 2022 by nabla9 | view on HN

    The article discusses how the world's largest tokamak is nearing completion, and how a smaller testbed with a twistier geometry will start throttling up to full power in Germany.

  3. Cirrus Vision Jet Pilot Pulls Chute in Florida

    posted on Sun Sep 11 13:04:06 UTC 2022 by MDWolinski | view on HN

    A pilot and two passengers are okay after the Cirrus Vision Jet went down after deploying the CAPS (Cirrus Airframe Parachute System), apparently while on approach to Kissimmee Gateway Airport (KISM) in Florida on Friday.

  4. Show HN: HiFiScan, a Python app to optimize your loudspeakers

    posted on Sun Sep 11 11:59:04 UTC 2022 by erdewit | view on HN

    HiFiScan is a program that helps equalize an audio system to get the best possible audio quality from it.

  5. Show HN: Compass and Ruler construction problems as puzzle game

    posted on Sun Sep 11 15:25:26 UTC 2022 by sdkgames | view on HN

    The article is about the game Ecocoru and how it works.

  6. Build Your Career on Dirty Work

    posted on Sun Sep 11 16:14:06 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN

    The article discusses how to find opportunities for career growth by looking for high-growth companies that really need you to get work done, and tackling the unpleasant work that everyone avoids.

  7. Tell HN: Sudden Chile daylight savings time rules change causes chaos

    posted on Sun Sep 11 15:32:38 UTC 2022 by csense | view on HN

  8. Teaching C (2016)

    posted on Sun Sep 11 11:47:07 UTC 2022 by arkj | view on HN

    Krishnaswami is teaching a C class at Cambridge and he gives advice on what material to cover and what version of C to teach.

  9. Brickit scans your pile of bricks and gives you ideas, with instructions

    posted on Sun Sep 11 02:26:48 UTC 2022 by Orochikaku | view on HN

  10. Declarative GUI with constraints-based layout engine for Python

    posted on Sun Sep 11 12:50:19 UTC 2022 by ducktective | view on HN

    Enaml is a programming language and framework for creating professional-quality user interfaces with minimal effort.

  11. Ask HN: What are some of the best documentaries you've seen?

    posted on Sun Sep 11 14:15:27 UTC 2022 by rasulkireev | view on HN

  12. A Review of the Odin Programming Language

    posted on Sun Sep 11 13:34:05 UTC 2022 by gingerBill | view on HN

    The author, a senior software developer, writes about their experience with the Odin programming language, which they have been using for about a year. They list five things that were difficult to get used to at first, but overall they found the language easy to learn.

  13. Abstracting over ownership in rust with higher-rank type bounds?

    posted on Sun Sep 11 12:35:40 UTC 2022 by the_mitsuhiko | view on HN

    The article discusses how to use trait bounds to allow for different lifetimes when monomorphizing a function.

  14. Forensic analysts accuse Billy Mitchell of cheating for Donkey Kong record

    posted on Sat Sep 10 14:09:01 UTC 2022 by colinprince | view on HN

    The article discusses how forensic analysts have accused Billy Mitchell of cheating for his Donkey Kong record.

  15. Old school Linux administration – my next homelab generation

    posted on Thu Sep 08 15:41:43 UTC 2022 by merlinscholz | view on HN

    The author is returning to old school Unix administration and is not happy with the current state of things.

  16. Ask HN: How did you start higher education after 40?

    posted on Sun Sep 11 12:01:08 UTC 2022 by wizardofmysore | view on HN

  17. Show HN: Chard – simple async/await background tasks for Django

    posted on Sun Sep 11 13:16:01 UTC 2022 by drpancake | view on HN

    Chard is a simple async/await background task queue for Django that uses Django's ORM to keep track of tasks.

  18. What's the cheapest domain you can register for 10 years?

    posted on Sun Sep 11 06:23:27 UTC 2022 by modinfo | view on HN

    The article discusses the author's concerns with the prices of domains and the difficulty of finding affordable, long-term options.

  19. How random can you be? (2019)

    posted on Sun Sep 11 08:27:28 UTC 2022 by amoghs | view on HN

    The article is about a game where the player tries to input random choices, and the computer tries to predict the player's next input. If the computer predicts correctly, the player loses money, and if the computer predicts incorrectly, the player gains money. The computer uses patterns from the player's previous inputs to make predictions.

  20. Osint: Recommended reading before the end of 2022

    posted on Sun Sep 11 13:43:36 UTC 2022 by Anon84 | view on HN

    This post contains a subjective list of recommended reading – stuff that the author found either interesting, useful or otherwise beneficial during this year. The list contains freely available publications, booklets and documents from a variety of fields of expertise.

  21. Monte Carlo Geometry Processing

    posted on Sat Sep 10 05:55:50 UTC 2022 by salty_biscuits | view on HN

  22. Ask HN: Help me pick a front-end framework

    posted on Sun Sep 11 12:17:56 UTC 2022 by bjackman | view on HN

  23. The case for building something wonderful alone

    posted on Sun Sep 11 02:05:43 UTC 2022 by signa11 | view on HN

    The article discusses the pros and cons of working on a project alone versus working with a team, with the conclusion that there are benefits to both approaches.

  24. Stacker (YC S20) Is Hiring Enterprise Sales AE and Product Engineers

    posted on Sun Sep 11 07:05:37 UTC 2022 by skellystudios | view on HN

    The article is about Stacker, a company that provides a platform for people to create their own software without any coding or design knowledge.

  25. Feather: A Minecraft server implementation in Rust

    posted on Sun Sep 11 13:24:22 UTC 2022 by homarp | view on HN

    The Feather project is a Minecraft server implementation written in Rust that is fast, modular, and paired with an ergonomic plugin API.

  26. Open source, cross-platform, low latency, user-mode tablet driver

    posted on Sun Sep 11 15:42:58 UTC 2022 by maxmouchet | view on HN

    OpenTabletDriver is an open source, cross platform, user mode tablet driver with the goal of being cross platform as possible with the highest compatibility in an easily configurable graphical user interface.

  27. Modified microwave oven cooks up next-gen semiconductors

    posted on Sun Sep 11 11:34:52 UTC 2022 by giuliomagnifico | view on HN

    A household microwave oven modified by a Cornell Engineering professor is helping to cook up the next generation of cellphones, computers and other electronics after the invention was shown to overcome a major challenge faced by the semiconductor industry.

  28. How does the land use of different electricity sources compare?

    posted on Sun Sep 11 01:54:50 UTC 2022 by gmays | view on HN

    The article discusses how different energy sources compare in terms of land use. Nuclear energy is the most land-efficient source, while wind energy is the most variable.

  29. Show HN: Open-source animated chart presentations in computational notebooks

    posted on Sun Sep 11 11:41:51 UTC 2022 by andraskangyal | view on HN

    Ipyvizzu-story is an extension of ipyvizzu that enables users to create interactive presentations within the data science notebook of their choice.

  30. How Outschool won the pandemic

    posted on Sat Sep 10 20:55:09 UTC 2022 by indigodaddy | view on HN

    Outschool is an online learning platform that has seen explosive growth from the pandemic.