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  1. American Data Privacy and Protection Act

    posted on Thu Sep 22 14:32:34 UTC 2022 by 1vuio0pswjnm7 | view on HN

    The "American Data Privacy and Protection Act" is a bill that aims to provide consumers with data privacy rights, create strong oversight mechanisms, and establish meaningful enforcement.

  2. Show HN: I made an open-source Bitly alternative

    posted on Thu Sep 22 14:39:52 UTC 2022 by steventey | view on HN

    The article discusses the company's belief that people should be able to use their own domain when building their brand, and the company's offer of free custom domains on all plans.

  3. Google wants to take on Dolby with new open media formats

    posted on Thu Sep 22 16:17:59 UTC 2022 by mmastrac | view on HN

    Google is looking to introduce two new media formats to offer HDR video and 3D audio under a new consumer-recognizable brand without the licensing fees hardware manufacturers currently have to pay Dolby.

  4. I spent two years trying to do what Backstage does for free

    posted on Tue Sep 20 09:01:43 UTC 2022 by danwee | view on HN

    In this article, the author discusses how difficult it was to keep track of information for 100+ services as a technical writer, and how Backstage, a framework for building developer portals, would have handled all of these functions better.

  5. The road to realistic full-body deepfakes

    posted on Thu Sep 22 14:15:44 UTC 2022 by Hard_Space | view on HN

    The article discusses the possibility of developing a text-to-video framework without the resources of a FAANG-level company. The author speaks with Wenyi Hong, who believes that it is not as expensive as the author suggests, and that the biggest challenge is the logistics of annotating videos and the availability of GPU memory.

  6. Gender and Age Differences in Love Styles and Attitudes

    posted on Thu Sep 22 15:12:35 UTC 2022 by sofard | view on HN

    The article looks at how men and women differ in the way they express, desire, and think about love and how these traits change with age.

  7. Google loses EU appeal and is fined a record $4B

    posted on Thu Sep 22 13:37:42 UTC 2022 by april_22 | view on HN

    The European Union's second-highest court has upheld a ruling that found Google guilty of antitrust violations, ordering the company to pay a fine of 4.1 billion euro ($4.13 billion).

  8. The origin of the strong form of superconductivity

    posted on Thu Sep 22 12:18:34 UTC 2022 by nsoonhui | view on HN

    This article discusses how superconductivity occurs when electrons couple up and how this was discovered.

  9. Ruby Built-In Hash Persistence

    posted on Tue Sep 20 10:22:49 UTC 2022 by hstaab | view on HN

    The article explains how to use the PStore gem to create a file-based persistence mechanism for Ruby objects.

  10. TimescaleDB 2.7 vs. PostgreSQL 14

    posted on Thu Sep 22 15:54:04 UTC 2022 by carlotasoto | view on HN

    TimescaleDB improves query performance by 1000x or more, reduces storage utilization by 90%, and provides features essential for time-series and analytical applications, as compared to PostgreSQL alone.

  11. Bitmap Indexes in Go: Search Speed (2019)

    posted on Thu Sep 22 12:29:35 UTC 2022 by kordlessagain | view on HN

    The article is about bitmap indexes, which are a type of index that is used to speed up search requests.

  12. Wasp (YC W21) is hiring eng to work on DSL for making web apps (compiler, webdev)

    posted on Thu Sep 22 14:03:15 UTC 2022 by matijash | view on HN

  13. Facebook proven to negatively impact mental health

    posted on Thu Sep 22 13:41:57 UTC 2022 by giuliomagnifico | view on HN

    The study found that Facebook has a negative impact on the mental health of American college students.

  14. Lose weight the slow and incredibly difficult way

    posted on Thu Sep 22 09:04:19 UTC 2022 by gHeadphone | view on HN

    The article discusses how, in theory, one could use the Earth's resources to slowly strip away the Earth's mass in order to lose weight.

  15. HP Saturn

    posted on Wed Sep 21 01:21:53 UTC 2022 by PaulHoule | view on HN

    The Saturn family of 4-bit (datapath) microprocessors was developed by Hewlett-Packard in the 1980s first for the HP-71B handheld computer and then later for various HP calculators (starting with the HP-18C).

  16. Did Neanderthals make art?

    posted on Wed Sep 21 21:56:29 UTC 2022 by fzliu | view on HN

    The article discusses how researchers have found evidence that Neanderthals engaged in creative behavior with no practical purpose, which some people consider to be art.

  17. System memory allocator free operation zeroes out deallocated blocks in iOS 16

    posted on Wed Sep 21 07:43:23 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN

    The article discusses how the system memory allocator free operation zeroes out all deallocated blocks in iOS 16.1 beta or later, which may result in new crashes or corruption.

  18. A Long-Haul Flight with No Breaks or Meals: The Godwit’s Epic Journey

    posted on Tue Sep 20 20:59:45 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN

    The article discusses how climate change is affecting migratory shorebirds around the world and the mechanisms they use to navigate.

  19. Chainalysis: A startup that helps governments trace crypto

    posted on Thu Sep 22 12:23:21 UTC 2022 by helsinkiandrew | view on HN

    We've detected unusual activity from your computer network.

  20. C++ by Example

    posted on Thu Sep 22 12:52:29 UTC 2022 by synergy20 | view on HN

    The article provides clear and up to date C++ code examples with concise and straightforward explanations.

  21. Facebook sued for skirting Apple privacy rules to snoop on users

    posted on Thu Sep 22 12:06:42 UTC 2022 by JumpCrisscross | view on HN

    The article discusses how the author's computer network was detected as being unusual activity.

  22. Show HN: Rocketry – Statement-based scheduling framework for Python

    posted on Thu Sep 22 06:44:30 UTC 2022 by Miksus | view on HN

    Rocketry is a modern statement-based scheduling framework for Python that is simple, clean, and extensive.

  23. Jakarta EE 10

    posted on Thu Sep 22 13:24:50 UTC 2022 by henk53 | view on HN

    The Jakarta EE 10 release defines a new profile specification with Jakarta EE Core Profile 10, which defines a multi-vendor platform for modernized and lightweight Java applications and microservices.

  24. Lockfree Algorithms (2010)

    posted on Tue Sep 20 21:28:46 UTC 2022 by luu | view on HN

    This section contains articles discussing the design and implementation of scalable synchronization algorithms.

  25. Engine makers sound downbeat on supersonic, leaving Boom in a bind

    posted on Thu Sep 22 12:09:29 UTC 2022 by kejaed | view on HN

    The article discusses how, in the wake of Rolls-Royce's departure from Boom Supersonic's Overture programme, three additional propulsion specialists have indicated they have no interest in developing powerplants for supersonic civilian aircraft, leaving fresh questions about who will supply the jet’s engines.

  26. Censorship by big tech at the behest of the U.S. government?

    posted on Thu Sep 22 13:09:43 UTC 2022 by dilap | view on HN

  27. As unrest grows, Iran restricts access to Instagram, WhatsApp

    posted on Thu Sep 22 04:56:18 UTC 2022 by perihelions | view on HN

    Iran has blocked access to Instagram and WhatsApp amid protests over the death of a woman in police custody.

  28. Whisper – open source speech recognition by OpenAI

    posted on Wed Sep 21 16:16:16 UTC 2022 by _just7_ | view on HN

    The paper discusses the Whisper architecture, which is a simple end-to-end approach that is implemented as an encoder-decoder Transformer. The input audio is split into 30-second chunks, converted into a log-Mel spectrogram, and then passed into an encoder. A decoder is trained to predict the corresponding text caption, intermixed with special tokens that direct the single model to perform tasks such as language identification, phrase-level timestamps, mult

  29. Ditto: Real-time sync for apps even without the internet

    posted on Thu Sep 22 04:38:38 UTC 2022 by haraldooo | view on HN

    The article discusses how the company strives to make the developer experience feel natural for each programming language.

  30. If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel (2014)

    posted on Thu Sep 22 09:27:12 UTC 2022 by matesz | view on HN

    The article discusses how vast space is and how difficult it is for humans to wrap their minds around it.