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Adobe to acquire Figma for $20B
posted on Thu Sep 15 11:32:25 UTC 2022 by caoxuwen | view on HN
The article discusses how the author's computer network was detected as being unusual by a website.
Stripe has decided to nuke my entire business
posted on Thu Sep 15 16:33:38 UTC 2022 by yaythefuture | view on HN
posted on Thu Sep 15 06:47:17 UTC 2022 by mfiguiere | view on HN
The article discusses how CoinDesk, a media outlet for cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, is owned by Digital Currency Group and how some of the employees may receive equity in the form of stock appreciation rights.
The number input is the worst input
posted on Thu Sep 15 14:31:36 UTC 2022 by HieronymusBosch | view on HN
The article is about how the author has learned that the number input should be avoided when building forms, as it is difficult to work with when trying to create dynamic and conditional functionality.
Show HN: WunderBase – Serverless OSS database on top of SQLite, Firecracker
posted on Thu Sep 15 14:22:09 UTC 2022 by jensneuse | view on HN
The article discusses the open source release of WunderBase, a serverless database with a GraphQL API on top of SQLite, Firecracker/Fly machines, and Prisma.
Launch HN: Signadot (YC W20) – Lightweight Test Environments for Microservices
posted on Thu Sep 15 16:47:06 UTC 2022 by jaguar75 | view on HN
The elusive future of San Francisco’s fog
posted on Thu Sep 15 11:03:20 UTC 2022 by anyonecancode | view on HN
The article discusses how San Francisco's famous summer fog is changing and the possible effects of these changes.
posted on Thu Sep 15 13:56:20 UTC 2022 by winiwiwni | view on HN
Show HN: A search engine based on RSS feed
posted on Wed Sep 14 06:27:49 UTC 2022 by daviducolo | view on HN
The article discusses the various features of the Dato.RSS search engine, which uses machine learning to provide a more seamless experience for users.
Apache Apisix: Open-Source API Gateway and API Management Platform
posted on Thu Sep 15 16:23:26 UTC 2022 by jjzhiyuan | view on HN
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Chaos researchers can now predict perilous points of no return
posted on Thu Sep 15 14:19:00 UTC 2022 by theafh | view on HN
In a series of recent papers, researchers have shown that machine learning algorithms can predict tipping-point transitions in archetypal examples of such “nonstationary” systems, as well as features of their behavior after they’ve tipped.
Penpot: Open-source design and prototyping platform
posted on Thu Sep 15 13:03:37 UTC 2022 by wiradikusuma | view on HN
Penpot is a new Open Source design and prototyping platform that is web based and works with open web standards (SVG).
posted on Thu Sep 15 12:36:23 UTC 2022 by mahami | view on HN
The article discusses the addition of achievements to the game Wikipedia Speedruns.
LibreRPi – open source replacements for RPi firmware
posted on Thu Sep 15 07:00:43 UTC 2022 by pabs3 | view on HN
That annoying shade of blue (2018)
posted on Thu Sep 15 07:47:45 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN
The article discusses the pros and cons of using the color blue in command-line software, with the author ultimately deciding to continue using blue despite the drawbacks.
TIL–Python has a built-in persistent key-value store (2018)
posted on Thu Sep 15 10:10:30 UTC 2022 by zora_goron | view on HN
This article discusses the dbm module in Python, which is a key/value store that persists values on disk. The article compares the performance of the dbm module to other similar modules, and concludes that it is a good option for certain workloads.
posted on Wed Sep 14 07:20:46 UTC 2022 by daolf | view on HN
Algolia, the leading API-First Search & Discovery Platform, today announced the acquisition of Search.io, whose flagship product is Neuralsearch™ – a vector search engine that uses hashing technology on top of vectors to provide unprecedented price performance at scale.
posted on Wed Sep 14 09:07:09 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
Pay attention to deviations from mainstream incentives
posted on Thu Sep 15 04:52:13 UTC 2022 by exolymph | view on HN
The article discusses how a coffee shop owner in Kuching, Sarawak is likely running a money laundering operation, based on the high number of wait staff and the fact that customers are only paying in cash.
The definitive guide to “modulo bias” and how to avoid it (2020)
posted on Thu Sep 15 09:09:30 UTC 2022 by isomorph | view on HN
In this post, the author discusses the Modulo Bias, a strange creature that is born, why it is so dangerous, and how to fight it.
Cellulose Shoes Made by Bacteria
posted on Wed Sep 14 09:01:25 UTC 2022 by montalbano | view on HN
The article is about a new type of shoe made from bacteria cellulose that is stronger and cheaper than animal leather.
Walking is good for health but walking faster is even better, study finds
posted on Thu Sep 15 13:28:06 UTC 2022 by bookofjoe | view on HN
The article discusses a study that found that 10,000 steps a day is the “sweet spot” to help lower the risk of disease and death, and that a faster pace, such as a brisk power walk, can have even greater benefits.
“No politics” Coinbase rolls out feature to promote crypto-friendly politicians
posted on Thu Sep 15 15:30:05 UTC 2022 by latexr | view on HN
The article discusses how Coinbase plans to help pro-crypto candidates solicit donations from the crypto community and urges their users to contact their member of Congress to support pro-crypto policies.
Some WFH employees now live in another country
posted on Thu Sep 15 13:26:06 UTC 2022 by ghuntley | view on HN
The article discusses the difficulties that come with working in two different countries.
“I don’t care about cookies“ web extension acquired by Avast
posted on Thu Sep 15 12:32:24 UTC 2022 by SamuelAdams | view on HN
After 10 years of maintaining a project on his own, the author is happy to say that a famous IT company has recognized its value and offered to acquire the project.
Generally Intelligent (YC S17) Is Hiring Remote Machine Learning Engineers
posted on Thu Sep 15 07:02:48 UTC 2022 by kanjun | view on HN
I figured out how to get GitHub Copilot to run in the terminal
posted on Thu Sep 15 03:39:06 UTC 2022 by roko-298 | view on HN
This is a hacky solution to allow for copilot suggestions to work in the terminal by treating neovim as a thin shell-around-a-shell.
posted on Thu Sep 15 04:28:12 UTC 2022 by goldemerald | view on HN
Anything which gratifies one's intellectual curiosity is, in the broadest sense, a good.
BlueJ – A Lightweight Java IDE
posted on Wed Sep 14 06:28:02 UTC 2022 by saikatsg | view on HN
BlueJ is a development environment that allows you to develop Java programs quickly and easily. It is simple, designed for teaching, interactive, portable, mature, and innovative.
Have I reached the Douglas Adams Inflection point?
posted on Thu Sep 15 11:44:26 UTC 2022 by edent | view on HN
The article is discussing how technology that is invented after someone is thirty-five is usually not as good as technology that was invented when they were younger.