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35M Hot Dogs: Benchmarking Caddy vs. Nginx
posted on Fri Sep 16 12:58:57 UTC 2022 by EntICOnc | view on HN
This blog post is about benchmarking Caddy against Nginx and their respective performance metrics as reverse proxies.
The lost ways of programming: Commodore 64 BASIC (2020)
posted on Fri Sep 16 12:30:30 UTC 2022 by AlexeyBrin | view on HN
The article discusses how Commodore 64 starts with a welcome screen from BASIC and how this tells the user that they too can become a programmer.
Datastream for BigQuery Preview
posted on Fri Sep 16 16:04:43 UTC 2022 by rntn | view on HN
World’s longest journey by pumpkin boat
posted on Fri Sep 16 14:56:13 UTC 2022 by Brajeshwar | view on HN
The Etherkiller and Friends (2002)
posted on Fri Sep 16 15:21:17 UTC 2022 by mmastrac | view on HN
The article describes how to use a VGA-Killer to fix ghosting problems on a video card.
Retrospection and Learnings from Dgraph Labs
posted on Fri Sep 16 15:39:57 UTC 2022 by mrjn | view on HN
The article discusses the author's reflections on their time at Dgraph Labs, a company they spent 6 years building, and what they learned from the experience.
Show HN: Reflio – Open-source affiliate program creator for SaaS
posted on Fri Sep 16 15:46:30 UTC 2022 by mcilroy | view on HN
US border forces are seizing Americans' phone data and storing it for 15 years
posted on Fri Sep 16 12:07:05 UTC 2022 by jaarse | view on HN
How to build a graph visualization engine and why you shouldn’t
posted on Fri Sep 16 16:04:32 UTC 2022 by taubek | view on HN
The article discusses the high-level architecture of the Orb, a graph visualization library.
Shopify lets staff decide cash-stock pay mix as shares dive
posted on Fri Sep 16 13:56:52 UTC 2022 by jbredeche | view on HN
The article discusses how unusual activity from a computer network can be detected.
posted on Fri Sep 16 15:41:41 UTC 2022 by politician | view on HN
WebTransport is a web API that uses the HTTP/3 protocol as a bidirectional transport. It's intended for two-way communications between a web client and an HTTP/3 server. It supports sending data both unreliably via its datagram APIs, and reliably via its streams APIs.
Show HN: A framework for building Slack bots in Python
posted on Fri Sep 16 14:17:03 UTC 2022 by DandyDev | view on HN
Slack Machine is a wonderful, simple, yet powerful and extendable Slack bot framework.
Foldscope: The Paper Microscope
posted on Fri Sep 16 10:42:55 UTC 2022 by marcodiego | view on HN
The author believes that the Foldscope mission to provide microscopes for every student in the world is amazing, and that it is very important to have high-quality and affordable resources available for students to engage in scientific inquiry.
Arm fills in some gaps and details in server chip roadmaps
posted on Fri Sep 16 12:42:02 UTC 2022 by rbanffy | view on HN
The article discusses how the third wave of Arm server chips is more successful than the first two waves, due to the commitment of Arm Ltd back in October 2018 to separate its client chip designs from its server chip designs.
posted on Fri Sep 16 13:27:14 UTC 2022 by skilled | view on HN
The article discusses how Adobe's acquisition of Figma has caused many designers to worry about the future of Figma's resources, which are community-curated.
Ribbon Health (YC S17) is hiring engineers to help patients find care
posted on Fri Sep 16 12:00:52 UTC 2022 by Yertis | view on HN
Ribbon is a company that is committed to building a product that becomes known as critical infrastructure for healthcare companies everywhere, which is anchored to the following four pillars: values alignment, critical infrastructure, technical excellence, and customer focus.
Ask HN: What interesting problems are you working on?
posted on Fri Sep 16 12:51:38 UTC 2022 by rohith2506 | view on HN
From Deep Learning Foundations to Stable Diffusion
posted on Fri Sep 16 11:42:18 UTC 2022 by wasimlorgat | view on HN
The article is discussing how to be prepared for the course and states that if the reader is comfortable with building an SGD training loop from scratch in Python, being competitive in Kaggle competitions, using modern NLP and computer vision algorithms for practical problems, and working with PyTorch and fastai, then they will be ready to start the course.
Columbia whistleblower on exposing college rankings
posted on Fri Sep 16 13:46:00 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
The article is about how a professor at Columbia University found that the school had been lying about their rankings and accusing the administration of deception and a whitewash over the affair.
California sues Amazon for preventing 3rd-party sellers being cheaper elsewhere
posted on Fri Sep 16 13:53:17 UTC 2022 by em-bee | view on HN
The movie Hackers was released 27 years ago
posted on Fri Sep 16 13:35:45 UTC 2022 by Napsty | view on HN
The article discusses the movie Hackers, which was released 27 years ago on September 15, 1995. The movie is criticized for its over-the-top depiction of computers, the internet, and hacking, but is still considered a fun film to watch.
GPU Mining No Longer Profitable After Ethereum Merge
posted on Fri Sep 16 15:38:11 UTC 2022 by geekinchief | view on HN
The article discusses how the profitability of GPU mining has collapsed and that it is not sensible to do it anymore.
Remotely Controlling Touchscreens [pdf]
posted on Thu Sep 15 12:45:43 UTC 2022 by DemiGuru | view on HN
posted on Fri Sep 16 11:59:33 UTC 2022 by 100011_100001 | view on HN
CPSC warns consumers to stop using male-to-male extension cords sold on Amazon
posted on Fri Sep 16 14:06:05 UTC 2022 by HieronymusBosch | view on HN
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers to immediately stop using and discard male-to-male extension cords sold on Amazon.com due to shock, electrocution, fire, and carbon monoxide poisoning hazards.
Vaccine development against methamphetamine drug addiction [pdf] (2020)
posted on Fri Sep 16 13:26:28 UTC 2022 by dynm | view on HN
Stanley Druckenmiller warns the stock market will be ‘flat’ for an entire decade
posted on Fri Sep 16 12:15:49 UTC 2022 by RadixDLT | view on HN
New Linux OS Scheduler Reduces Lag by Keeping Light Work on Fewer CPU Cores
posted on Fri Sep 16 12:26:50 UTC 2022 by rbanffy | view on HN
A new CPU scheduler is being developed for Linux operating systems that decreases system latency and improves performance in low load scenarios.
When is “ACID” ACID? Rarely (2013)
posted on Fri Sep 16 16:00:56 UTC 2022 by belter | view on HN
The article discusses how few databases actually provide formal ACID guarantees, despite claiming to do so.
posted on Wed Sep 14 09:10:08 UTC 2022 by archielc | view on HN
The article is a list of books that Art Garfunkel has read since 1968.