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  1. 58 bytes of CSS to look great nearly everywhere

    posted on Sun Sep 25 15:04:35 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN

    The author wanted a simple way to make a website look good on most displays, so they created a CSS with 58 bytes that does just that. The CSS includes font size, padding, whitespace, and line height to make the website look good on different sized screens.

  2. Citing New Evidence, Families Sue Feds, Raytheon, Lockheed over 1996 TWA Crash

    posted on Sun Sep 25 15:00:19 UTC 2022 by hammock | view on HN

    The lawsuit claims that the United States Department of Defense, the United States Navy, and contractors Raytheon Technologies Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corporation of a cover-up of the 1996 aviation incident resulting in the death of all 230 passengers and crew members aboard Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight 800.

  3. 3x new books added to the Pirate Library Mirror (+24TB, 3.8M books)

    posted on Sun Sep 25 16:24:13 UTC 2022 by pilimi_anna | view on HN

    The Z-Library has added 3.8 million new books since the last mirror, and the new collection is about 24TB.

  4. Analysis of Apple Watch running data

    posted on Sun Sep 25 13:23:15 UTC 2022 by maarten3 | view on HN

    Since watchOS 8 was released, the author has had 135 runs, 128 of which were on the same route, and has found that the watchOS 8 has had issues with tracking runs, including an error where the distance jumped by a few kilometers.

  5. Pdfgrep – a commandline utility to search text in PDF files

    posted on Sun Sep 25 14:38:50 UTC 2022 by kretaceous | view on HN

    The article discusses the features of pdfgrep, which is a command line utility for searching PDF files.

  6. PS5 Refresh: Oberon Plus

    posted on Sun Sep 25 14:28:29 UTC 2022 by de6u99er | view on HN

    The article discusses how Sony's latest revision of the PlayStation 5, model CFI-1202, has a smaller and lighter board and cooling, and how this was accomplished by porting the PS5 silicon to TSMC N6, codename Oberon Plus.

  7. C++20, How Hard Could It Be

    posted on Sun Sep 25 09:11:33 UTC 2022 by pyler | view on HN

    The article is written in French and cannot be translated.

  8. The Ciao System

    posted on Fri Sep 23 06:37:28 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN

    Ciao is a Prolog family programming language that is designed to be versatile and easily extendable.

  9. Learning from Cows: Community Owned WiFi-Mesh

    posted on Sun Sep 25 15:25:42 UTC 2022 by ZacnyLos | view on HN

    The article discusses the principles that can support open climate networks, which are based on the author's experiences of setting up a space that facilitates open and decentralized micro-movements.

  10. Stop Mysticizing System Dynamics

    posted on Sun Sep 25 10:54:03 UTC 2022 by rolisz | view on HN

    The article is discussing how system dynamics can be used to argue for how software teams should operate, but the author has two objections: first, that they rely on mysticism, and second, that they mechanize software teams too much.

  11. What to read to become a better writer

    posted on Sat Sep 24 11:30:02 UTC 2022 by gglanzani | view on HN

    This book is a guide on how to improve your writing skills, with a focus on making your writing clearer, more concise, and more coherent.

  12. How to survive a lightning strike (2014)

    posted on Sun Sep 25 15:31:38 UTC 2022 by occurrence | view on HN

    The article is about Michael Utley, a man who was struck by lightning and does not remember anything about it.

  13. Users reporting artifacts appearing in old images stored in Google Photos

    posted on Sun Sep 25 12:15:58 UTC 2022 by duiker101 | view on HN

  14. Ask HN: Xcode users – how do you make it more usable?

    posted on Sun Sep 25 14:20:47 UTC 2022 by isomorph | view on HN

  15. The MIPS ThinkPad, Kind Of

    posted on Sun Sep 25 06:37:47 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN

    The article is about the IBM WorkPad z50, which is a RISC ThinkPad that is not actually a ThinkPad.

  16. Skio (YC S20) is hiring – subscriptions for Shopify, easy ReCharge migrations

    posted on Sun Sep 25 12:01:13 UTC 2022 by kennandavison | view on HN

    The article discusses how the Shopify app, ReCharge, helps brands sell subscriptions and how growth has been good since launching in late-April 2021.

  17. Packing a backpack (2014)

    posted on Fri Sep 23 11:05:41 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN

  18. A nationwide shortage of public workers

    posted on Sun Sep 25 14:30:38 UTC 2022 by wallflower | view on HN

    The article discusses how staffing shortages can lead to more staffing shortages, as employees are forced to take on more work to cover for persistent vacancies.

  19. A history of ARM, part 1: Building the first chip

    posted on Fri Sep 23 16:24:17 UTC 2022 by samizdis | view on HN

    In 1983, Acorn Computers was on top of the world, but the small UK company was facing competition from more powerful machines from the US.

  20. Self-control secrets of the Puritan masters

    posted on Sun Sep 25 11:31:04 UTC 2022 by dash2 | view on HN

    This article discusses how people have been fighting the temptation of procrastination for centuries, and how different techniques have been developed to help with this.

  21. On the strange joys of mainframe OSes that have survived into modern times

    posted on Sun Sep 25 07:57:55 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN

  22. Free tool to translate your i18next resources

    posted on Sun Sep 25 11:14:17 UTC 2022 by adrai | view on HN

  23. WordPress WASM

    posted on Sat Sep 24 07:53:28 UTC 2022 by skilled | view on HN

    This repo ships with a pre-built demo that you can just run!

  24. DOS on DOPE

    posted on Sun Sep 25 10:02:43 UTC 2022 by 6581 | view on HN

    The article is about the DOS on DOPE MVC web framework.

  25. Kazakhstan’s president: We’re moving full speed ahead toward reform

    posted on Sun Sep 25 14:37:25 UTC 2022 by acqbu | view on HN

    Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is the president of Kazakhstan who recently gave a state-of-the-nation address discussing the nation's plans to head to the polls in the coming months.

  26. Swatch Internet Time

    posted on Fri Sep 23 05:33:36 UTC 2022 by ghgr | view on HN

    The article is discussing the problems with the Internet Time system.

  27. CIA doctor hit by Havana syndrome

    posted on Sun Sep 25 14:15:49 UTC 2022 by LinuxBender | view on HN

    In short, after years of investigation, the intelligence community is no closer to determining who or what is causing these injuries to dozens of US officials across the globe - including Andrews - who raised concerns about how the agency handled the initial tranche of cases.

  28. The Fed plans to sharply boost unemployment

    posted on Sun Sep 25 14:07:35 UTC 2022 by paulpauper | view on HN

    The Federal Reserve plans to raise interest rates, which will cause unemployment to rise to 4.4% next year, from 3.7% today, meaning an additional 1.2 million people will lose their jobs.

  29. Trombone Champ turns all songs into tooting works of genius

    posted on Fri Sep 23 05:28:07 UTC 2022 by helsinkiandrew | view on HN

    The article is about the game Trombone Champ, which is a rhythm game where you play the trombone. The game is pretty difficult, but it's also really funny and has some great visual backdrops.

  30. Europe is in danger of rolling electricity shortages

    posted on Sun Sep 25 11:49:46 UTC 2022 by Vindl | view on HN

    The article is about how JavaScript is disabled in the browser and how to enable it.