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  1. The B-52 was designed in a hotel room over one weekend

    posted on Wed Sep 14 13:01:42 UTC 2022 by vinnyglennon | view on HN

    The B-52 is an American bomber that first took to the skies more than 70 years ago and is still in service today.

  2. H-m-m (hackers mind map)

    posted on Wed Sep 14 15:21:44 UTC 2022 by makeitrain | view on HN

    h-m-m is a simple, fast, keyboard-centric terminal-based tool for working with mind maps.

  3. My First BillG Review (2006)

    posted on Wed Sep 14 13:55:43 UTC 2022 by mtmail | view on HN

    The article discusses the Excel team's efforts to come up with a solution to the problem of the Excel Macro programming language being severely dysfunctional and unmaintainable.

  4. Pingora, the proxy that connects Cloudflare to the Internet

    posted on Wed Sep 14 13:11:50 UTC 2022 by HieronymusBosch | view on HN

  5. Ask HN: How do I write a Linux driver for my 15 year old photo printer?

    posted on Wed Sep 14 15:01:10 UTC 2022 by pushedx | view on HN

  6. Show HN: Rentaflop – Render your Blender projects without sacrificing quality

    posted on Wed Sep 14 15:34:40 UTC 2022 by dasokol112358 | view on HN

  7. Dabbling with Dagster vs. Airflow

    posted on Wed Sep 14 16:06:13 UTC 2022 by frasermarlow | view on HN

    The article is about the author's thoughts on the new data orchestrators, Prefect and Dagster, and how they compare to Airflow.

  8. Show HN: StackAid – fund 100s of open source dependencies with one subscription

    posted on Wed Sep 14 14:35:11 UTC 2022 by nevernude | view on HN

    The article discusses the StackAid project, which is a simple way to donate to all the open source software projects you depend on.

  9. What's New in Jakarta EE 10?

    posted on Wed Sep 14 15:08:49 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN

  10. Starlink is now on all seven continents, enabled by its space laser network

    posted on Wed Sep 14 16:09:46 UTC 2022 by _Microft | view on HN

    The article is about how to enable JavaScript in order to use

  11. How Steve Sasson Invented the Digital Camera

    posted on Tue Sep 13 11:57:05 UTC 2022 by bookofjoe | view on HN

    Steve Sasson is an electrical engineer who invented the digital camera while working for Kodak.

  12. Ask HN: Where are the good platforms for contract work?

    posted on Wed Sep 14 14:33:22 UTC 2022 by sph | view on HN

  13. Color fonts on Google Fonts

    posted on Wed Sep 14 11:43:45 UTC 2022 by itsuka | view on HN

  14. Why car wheels are so flat these days

    posted on Wed Sep 14 03:40:31 UTC 2022 by CoffeeOnWrite | view on HN

    The article explains why deep dish wheels became shallower over the years, and why they are now essentially flat.

  15. Why Racket? Why Lisp?

    posted on Wed Sep 14 16:30:03 UTC 2022 by davikr | view on HN

    The article is about how Lisp is a good programming language because it is programmable, and how it can help people get more done faster.

  16. Pachyderm Is Hiring Sales Engineers and Solutions Architects

    posted on Wed Sep 14 12:00:54 UTC 2022 by jaz46 | view on HN

    Pachyderm is an open-source enterprise-grade data science platform that lets you deploy and manage multi-stage, language-agnostic data pipelines while maintaining complete reproducibility and provenance.

  17. Writing A Lisp Interpreter In Haskell (2006)

    posted on Tue Sep 13 04:58:25 UTC 2022 by behnamoh | view on HN

    The author decided to try out Haskell by writing an interpreter for a Lisp dialect and a web application. He found that Haskell was very expressive and easy to extend and modify.

  18. Microsoft Teams stores auth tokens as cleartext in Windows, Linux, Macs

    posted on Wed Sep 14 16:28:16 UTC 2022 by DemiGuru | view on HN

    The article discusses a severe security vulnerability in the desktop app for Microsoft Teams that gives threat actors access to authentication tokens and accounts with multi-factor authentication (MFA) turned on.

  19. Think Prometheus, but for logs (not metrics). Simple, efficient, fast log store

    posted on Wed Sep 14 13:54:04 UTC 2022 by devupio | view on HN

    Parseable is an efficient and scalable log storage and management platform that is cloud native by design and ensures ease of deployment and use.

  20. Discord adds new “Forum” channels

    posted on Wed Sep 14 16:36:24 UTC 2022 by bluetidepro | view on HN

    This article is about a new feature on Discord that allows users to create dedicated spaces for each new topic of discussion, called Forum Channels.

  21. Security and Correctness in Wasmtime

    posted on Tue Sep 13 15:14:31 UTC 2022 by mnemonik | view on HN

    The article discusses how the Wasmtime WebAssembly runtime is ensuring correctness in its implementation and how Rust helps avoid memory safety bugs.

  22. What’s the difference between Derek Jeter and preregistration?

    posted on Mon Sep 12 18:39:41 UTC 2022 by luu | view on HN

    Pre-registration is a process where researchers plan out and register their study before conducting it in order to make their methods and results more transparent, but it is not a perfect solution to the problems of questionable research practices.

  23. Ever wondered how a QR code works?

    posted on Wed Sep 14 14:17:43 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN

    The article discusses the history of the Quick Response code and how it was invented by a subsidiary of Toyota to track parts across the manufacturing process.

  24. DuckDuckGo, Proton, Mozilla back bill targeting Big Tech ‘surveillance’

    posted on Wed Sep 14 13:54:51 UTC 2022 by mikece | view on HN

    The letter to Congress fighting for the revival of the AICOA hits back at the idea that the US technology industry is a free market, claiming the tech giants deliberately wield the depth and breadth of their product portfolios to establish unassailable monopolies.

  25. National Rail Network Map

    posted on Wed Sep 14 08:12:09 UTC 2022 by jonbaer | view on HN

    The article is urging the reader to update their browser to a newer version.

  26. A message from Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson: 11% workforce cut

    posted on Wed Sep 14 14:03:32 UTC 2022 by firstSpeaker | view on HN

    The article discusses the difficult decision that the author has made to restructure and reduce Twilio's workforce by approximately 11%.

  27. One year on, El Salvador’s Bitcoin experiment has proven a failure

    posted on Wed Sep 14 08:09:33 UTC 2022 by ipeev | view on HN

    El Salvador made Bitcoin legal tender in an attempt to attract foreign investment, generate jobs, and help “push humanity at least a tiny bit into the right direction”, but the plan has failed.

  28. The UX of Porn Tube Sites Are Designed for the Ultimate Money Shot

    posted on Wed Sep 14 08:05:07 UTC 2022 by chha | view on HN

  29. Demystifying tables (cells inside; borders outside)

    posted on Wed Sep 14 09:51:43 UTC 2022 by lakesare | view on HN

    The article discusses how to read tables and the different types of notation that can be used.

  30. Apache NetBeans 15

    posted on Wed Sep 14 11:33:59 UTC 2022 by obdev | view on HN

    The Apache NetBeans team is pleased to announce that Apache NetBeans 15 was released on August 31, 2022, with thanks to 33 contributors, including the following, who have contributed for the first time.