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Finding the “Second Bug” in Glibc’s Condition Variable
posted on Sun Sep 18 12:55:10 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
This article discusses a bug in the glibc implementation of condition variables and how to check for it in the Ocaml programming language.
Trianglify.io – Low Poly Pattern Generator
posted on Sun Sep 18 14:21:42 UTC 2022 by sysadm1n | view on HN
Show HN: I may have created a new type of puzzle
posted on Sun Sep 18 04:37:58 UTC 2022 by drcode | view on HN
YouTubePluginReplacement.cpp: YouTube-specific code in WebKit
posted on Sun Sep 18 15:05:30 UTC 2022 by pcr910303 | view on HN
Mister FPGA: Recreate classic computers using modern hardware
posted on Sun Sep 18 13:30:14 UTC 2022 by lnyan | view on HN
The MiSTer FPGA is an open source project that uses modern hardware to recreate classic computers, video game consoles, and arcade machines. It allows software and game images to run as they would on original hardware while using peripherals such as mice, keyboards, joysticks and other game controllers. MiSTer utilizes an FPGA board called the DE10-Nano which connects to your TV or monitor via HDMI video out. It can also be expanded with various add-on
EmuTOS – Free OS for Atari ST and more
posted on Sun Sep 18 13:03:46 UTC 2022 by lproven | view on HN
The article is about EmuTOS, a free operating system for computers based on Motorola 680x0 or ColdFire microprocessors. EmuTOS is similar to TOS, which powered the Atari ST and its successors between 1985 and 1994. EmuTOS is extremely flexible and can be used on real hardware, emulators, or different types of hardware. It is distributed under the GNU General Public License, version 2 (GPLv2) and is better than T
Refurb weekend: New batteries for the Palm Pilots
posted on Sun Sep 18 14:34:53 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
The article is about how to replace batteries in PalmOS devices.
History of the Monte Carlo method
posted on Sun Sep 18 11:15:20 UTC 2022 by swibbler | view on HN
The article discusses Monte Carlo methods, which are a broad class of computational algorithms that rely on repeated random sampling to obtain numerical results, and how they are useful for simulating systems with many coupled degrees of freedom.
Why Fix Kubernetes and Systemd?
posted on Sun Sep 18 15:49:23 UTC 2022 by MalteJ | view on HN
The Aurae Runtime project is a new project that has the goal of replacing systemd, while also making some improvements to the core components of Kubernetes.
Meli – email client in the terminal, in the spirit of mutt
posted on Sun Sep 18 13:00:14 UTC 2022 by Klasiaster | view on HN
The article is about the meli email client which is a BSD/Linux terminal email client with support for multiple accounts and Maildir / mbox / notmuch / IMAP / JMAP.
Linux command line for you and me
posted on Sun Sep 18 10:40:47 UTC 2022 by rex_lupi | view on HN
This article covers a variety of Linux commands, how to use the Vim editor, file permissions, processes, and services.
How to Bypass Cloudflare: A Comprehensive Guide
posted on Sun Sep 18 11:59:58 UTC 2022 by jakobdabo | view on HN
This sentence summarizes the following article: The article discusses how to bypass Cloudflare's bot detection measures.
Translating Piracy: On the origin of the Arabic words qurṣān/qarṣanah
posted on Sun Sep 18 05:28:02 UTC 2022 by Caiero | view on HN
The article discusses how the word 'piracy' is used in relation to the British naval presence in the Persian Gulf, and how the word is actually a relatively recent addition to the Arabic language.
How James Clear is writing his next book
posted on Sun Sep 18 12:54:33 UTC 2022 by nyc111 | view on HN
James Clear is writing a book and he is using Twitter, Google Docs, and Evernote to help him.
KTM Unveils A Revamped 890 Adventure R for 2023
posted on Sun Sep 18 06:13:38 UTC 2022 by tiew9Vii | view on HN
KTM just unveiled an updated version of the 890 Adventure R for 2023, featuring a host of upgrades that include rally-inspired changes designed to boost its dirt prowess and versatility, including new suspension settings, bodywork, display, and ABS control unit.
Ask HN: Do you still buy physical tech books like “Learn Rust” or “Learn Go”?
posted on Sun Sep 18 16:14:41 UTC 2022 by dev_0 | view on HN
DHS to Spend Almost $700k Investigating ‘Radicalization in Gaming’
posted on Sun Sep 18 16:02:31 UTC 2022 by hn2017 | view on HN
The Department of Homeland Security is researching how to prevent people from becoming radicalized by video games.
Note-taking isn't rocket science
posted on Sun Sep 18 09:26:58 UTC 2022 by memorable | view on HN
The article is discussing how people over-complicate the process of taking notes, when it is simply supposed to be a way to remember things.
J40: Independent, self-contained JPEG XL decoder
posted on Sun Sep 18 07:09:06 UTC 2022 by ksec | view on HN
J40 is a single-file C99 library with zero dependencies that is used to decode ISO/IEC 18181 JPEG XL image format.
posted on Sun Sep 18 09:04:00 UTC 2022 by haunter | view on HN
Gen Z never learned to read cursive
posted on Sun Sep 18 03:42:16 UTC 2022 by fortran77 | view on HN
The article is about how, in 2010, cursive was omitted from the new national Common Core standards for K–12 education, to the dismay of many.
Merriam-Webster and Unstructured Data Processing
posted on Sun Sep 18 12:53:20 UTC 2022 by _eigenfoo | view on HN
The article describes a process called "crowdsourcing," where editors are assigned to read current magazines, periodicals, blogs, and underline any words that catch their eye.
The future of documentation at Canonical (2021)
posted on Sun Sep 18 12:48:40 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
The article discusses Canonical's plans to improve their software documentation.
posted on Sun Sep 18 10:37:26 UTC 2022 by nunodonato | view on HN
The author describes the changes they made to their productivity system in the past year, which were motivated by two major life changes. They switched from freelancing to a full-time position and stopped teaching GTD, which allowed them to explore new ways of doing things. They ended up with a simple system that uses Trello and a paper notebook.
Treasury recommends exploring creation of a digital dollar
posted on Sun Sep 18 14:52:22 UTC 2022 by 0thgen | view on HN
The White House said that after President Joe Biden issued an executive order in March calling on a variety of agencies to look at ways to regulate digital assets, the agencies came up with nine reports, covering cryptocurrency impacts on financial markets, the environment, innovation and other elements of the economic system.
The Japanese tradition of raising and eating wasps (2019)
posted on Sat Sep 17 10:38:40 UTC 2022 by graderjs | view on HN
The article discusses the author's experience learning about and trying the traditional Japanese dish of wasps, which are a seasonal delicacy in the mountain village of Kushihara.
Faster, Meaner, Deadlier: The Evolution of “BattleBots”
posted on Sat Sep 17 13:33:13 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
The article discusses how technology has impacted the robot-combat competition "BattleBots" over the past 20 years, specifically in terms of battery and electronic speed control technology.
What brought down Airlift, Pakistan's first would-be unicorn
posted on Sun Sep 18 12:43:55 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
Omer Aamir Raja, a young marketing manager from Islamabad, walked into Airlift’s office in Karachi’s buzzing Fortune Tower, not knowing what to expect, and found a Gen-Z designed office with communal tables, glass-walled conference rooms, and beanbags.
Show HN: LambdaLisp – A Lisp interpreter that runs on lambda calculus
posted on Sat Sep 17 18:17:57 UTC 2022 by woodrush | view on HN
LambdaLisp is an interpreter for the Lisp programming language written as a closed untyped lambda calculus term.
Sony Android TVs waste 25W in standby due to built-in Google Chromecast
posted on Sun Sep 18 16:27:26 UTC 2022 by eisa01 | view on HN
The person is having trouble with their Sony 850c TV and wonders if anyone else has had a similar problem.