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Ladybird: A new cross-platform browser project
posted on Mon Sep 12 12:26:56 UTC 2022 by eatonphil | view on HN
The article describes the Ladybird browser, which is based on the LibWeb and LibJS engines from SerenityOS.
An Overview of TUNIS: A UNIX Look-Alike Written in Concurrent Euclid (1982)
posted on Mon Sep 12 14:04:22 UTC 2022 by lproven | view on HN
TUNIS is a UNIX look-alike written in Concurrent Euclid.
posted on Mon Sep 12 13:42:04 UTC 2022 by kaboro | view on HN
The article discusses how the invention of the printing press and the internet have changed the way information is distributed, and how this has impacted the newspaper industry.
Bikes, Not Self Driving Cars, Are the Technological Gateway to Urban Progress
posted on Mon Sep 12 16:02:12 UTC 2022 by martopix | view on HN
It took a lot of noise from activists and campaigners for bicycles to be taken seriously at last year’s COP26 summit in Glasgow, and for active travel to be added to the declaration on accelerating the decarbonisation of road transport.
Intel’s Meteor Lake Chiplets, Compared to AMD’s
posted on Mon Sep 12 14:43:58 UTC 2022 by rbanffy | view on HN
The article discusses how Intel's upcoming Meteor Lake processors will use chiplets, which is similar to how AMD processors use chiplets. However, Intel has made different choices in their implementation which makes Meteor Lake specifically suited for tackling different client segments.
posted on Mon Sep 12 16:21:56 UTC 2022 by donzog | view on HN
The Follower: Using open cameras and AI to find how an Instagram photo is taken
posted on Mon Sep 12 11:56:10 UTC 2022 by maciejgryka | view on HN
Intel says one of its 13th Gen CPUs will hit 6GHz out of the box
posted on Mon Sep 12 12:18:06 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
At least one of Intel's forthcoming 13th-generation CPUs will be able to run at 6GHz at stock, according to a slide at Intel’s Technology Tour 2022.
Transformers Seem to Mimic Parts of the Brain
posted on Mon Sep 12 14:26:48 UTC 2022 by theafh | view on HN
The article discusses how artificial intelligence offers another way of understanding how the brain processes spatial information.
Serving a high-performance blog solely from memory, using Rust
posted on Mon Sep 12 12:40:41 UTC 2022 by lanakei | view on HN
The article is about how the author's blog works and why people often mistake it for a static website.
What Makes a Senior Engineer? Writing Software vs. Building Systems
posted on Mon Sep 12 13:24:25 UTC 2022 by fagnerbrack | view on HN
Senior Engineers care about building Systems, while Junior Engineers care about writing Software.
posted on Mon Sep 12 12:19:21 UTC 2022 by bhy | view on HN
The article discusses different aspects of writing, such as thinking and learning, becoming a critical reader, thinking through the disciplines, joining the conversation, planning, drafting, revising, designing, publishing, and sentence building.
Investors sue Treasury Department for blacklisting crypto platform Tornado Cash
posted on Mon Sep 12 14:00:22 UTC 2022 by CapitalistCartr | view on HN
The article is discussing how the Treasury Department is suing Tornado Cash, a crypto privacy service, for helping criminals launder $7 billion in virtual currency.
Online art communities begin banning AI-generated images
posted on Mon Sep 12 15:22:27 UTC 2022 by hardmaru | view on HN
The article discusses how online communities that are devoted to sharing human-generated art are having to make a decision about whether or not to allow AI-generated art.
posted on Mon Sep 12 09:55:56 UTC 2022 by rtpg | view on HN
The article is about graphics at the hardware level and how to use FPGAs to create them.
Companies are hacking their way around the chip shortage
posted on Sun Sep 11 01:28:14 UTC 2022 by jacquesm | view on HN
The global chip shortage has been caused by several factors, including a rush to buy electronics needed to work from home in the pandemic, a hoarding of chips sparked by trade tensions between the US and China, and disruption to flow of components through a complex semiconductor supply chain distributed around the globe.
Should we let cars use the road as a projection screen?
posted on Mon Sep 12 13:25:12 UTC 2022 by clouddrover | view on HN
The article discusses how Ford is working on high-resolution headlights that use the road surface as a kind of screen on which to project symbols, such as direction arrows from the sat-nav system or weather-related information like the ice warning symbol that appears on the instrument display.
posted on Sun Sep 11 12:26:18 UTC 2022 by danpalmer | view on HN
The article discusses why it is beneficial to write your own task queue rather than using a pre-existing one.
A syntactic theory of software architecture (1995) [pdf]
posted on Mon Sep 12 14:18:33 UTC 2022 by eternalban | view on HN
Serge Daney on Coppola’s Apocalypse Now (1979)
posted on Sat Sep 10 18:02:12 UTC 2022 by Caiero | view on HN
Serge Daney was a French film critic who wrote for the French film magazine Cahiers du Cinéma before becoming a journalist for the daily newspaper Libération.
posted on Mon Sep 12 14:09:34 UTC 2022 by lproven | view on HN
The article discusses the dangers of using HTML in emails, as it is easy for information to be leaked or for malicious code to be executed.
Apple’s next big thing: A business model change
posted on Mon Sep 12 14:50:28 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
Apple is a company that makes personal computers, small, medium, and large.
Julia 2.0 isn’t coming anytime soon, and why that is a good thing
posted on Mon Sep 12 13:23:05 UTC 2022 by logankilpatrick | view on HN
The article is about how Julia 2.0 isn't coming anytime soon because it would cause too much breaking changes and that is a good thing.
Can the American mall survive?
posted on Sun Sep 11 14:46:36 UTC 2022 by 0x54MUR41 | view on HN
The article discusses how malls were designed in a way to keep black people out and how they became more uniform and less surprising as they spread across the country.
Questions about the hard limits of human intelligence
posted on Sat Sep 10 10:35:03 UTC 2022 by ColinWright | view on HN
The article is about how the author suspects his dog cannot conceive of or even contemplate some concepts, which leads him to wonder what concepts he doesn't know exist that he can never suspect or contemplate.
Cancer breakthrough is a ‘wake-up’ call on danger of air pollution
posted on Mon Sep 12 12:57:31 UTC 2022 by hammock | view on HN
The article discusses how scientists have discovered how air pollution causes lung cancer by triggering dormant mutations in lung cells, which explains why many non-smokers develop lung cancer.
MVP.css – Minimalist stylesheet for HTML elements
posted on Mon Sep 12 02:21:12 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN
The article discusses how to modify CSS variables in the MVP.css file.
A look inside Feynman’s calculus notebook
posted on Sat Sep 10 16:19:59 UTC 2022 by gmays | view on HN
The article discusses one of Richard Feynman's notebooks from when he was self-teaching calculus as a high schooler in the 1930s, which is now kept in the Niels Bohr Library & Archives.
Plastic might be making us obese
posted on Mon Sep 12 12:33:18 UTC 2022 by 04rob | view on HN
The article discusses the consequences of obesity and some possible causes of the global obesity epidemic.
Maps from The End of the World Is Just the Beginning
posted on Mon Sep 12 14:30:02 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
Peter Zeihan is a geopolitical strategist who has worked for twelve years with the geopolitical analysis firm Stratfor and launched his own firm, Zeihan on Geopolitics, in 2012.