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Someone was paid to pretend to be me for an interview
posted on Tue Sep 27 15:50:01 UTC 2022 by iBotPeaches | view on HN
The article is about a person who was scammed by someone pretending to be them in order to get a job.
Workerd: Open-source Cloudflare workers runtime
posted on Tue Sep 27 13:01:05 UTC 2022 by kentonv | view on HN
WhatsApp Remote Code Execution in Video Call
posted on Tue Sep 27 14:43:09 UTC 2022 by louislang | view on HN
This article provides links to other websites that may be of interest to the reader.
Silicon Valley has mental health crisis too (2019)
posted on Tue Sep 27 15:58:33 UTC 2022 by socialmedium | view on HN
The article is about how the most brilliant and creative people are sometimes the most troubled, and how mental health is a real issue that needs to be addressed.
Show HN: Get conversational practice in over 20 languages by talking to an AI
posted on Tue Sep 27 09:18:36 UTC 2022 by Hadjimina | view on HN
posted on Tue Sep 27 17:00:13 UTC 2022 by sungrokshim | view on HN
The article discusses the website Work at a Startup, which is a website that helps connect startups with potential employees.
posted on Tue Sep 27 14:30:57 UTC 2022 by mmazzarolo | view on HN
Ask HN: Have you experienced “hiring fraud?”
posted on Tue Sep 27 15:18:51 UTC 2022 by dopamean | view on HN
posted on Tue Sep 27 16:24:32 UTC 2022 by RealAlexClay | view on HN
Making Python fast – Adventures with mypyc
posted on Tue Sep 27 12:42:24 UTC 2022 by meadsteve | view on HN
I found the article interesting as it discusses the idea of using mypyc to generate c extensions automatically from python code, and the difficulties the author ran into when attempting to use it.
Room-temperature superconductivity study retracted
posted on Tue Sep 27 14:52:02 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
The article discusses the retraction of a study claiming to have discovered a room-temperature superconductor.
What Happened to Tandy Computers
posted on Tue Sep 27 15:31:40 UTC 2022 by erickhill | view on HN
Tandy was a pioneer in the personal computer industry, one of three companies that introduced pre-built, ready to run computers in 1977. And for about 12 years, they were a force to be reckoned with. But depending on how you count it, it came to an end in 1993 or 1995.
posted on Tue Sep 27 15:49:59 UTC 2022 by theafh | view on HN
The article discusses how some children grow up to be mathematicians and how they are discovering new and surprising things about infinity.
How history/tech YouTube channel Asianometry reached 270K subscribers, $5K/month
posted on Tue Sep 27 08:08:11 UTC 2022 by aseemscreenlace | view on HN
The article is about a YouTuber who started a channel about history, technology, and science and now has over 270,000 subscribers and makes $3-5,000 per month from AdSense and Patreon.
Not as famous as they should be (2021)
posted on Tue Sep 27 11:34:19 UTC 2022 by arexxbifs | view on HN
Some people in computing are famous, some are not, and sometimes the fame is proportional to their contributions to computing, and sometimes it's not, but the winners write the history.
posted on Tue Sep 27 09:46:58 UTC 2022 by Dowwie | view on HN
The Geeks way of checking what the outside wheather is like
posted on Sat Sep 24 22:21:15 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
This person bought a weather station and then figured out how to get it to work with their computer system, so that they could track the weather data over time.
posted on Tue Sep 27 13:16:27 UTC 2022 by dusted | view on HN
The article is about two teachers who are very disgusted by the reviews posted about them.
Benzene’s bond lengths corrected: Previously out by several milliangstroms
posted on Mon Sep 26 05:05:53 UTC 2022 by respinal | view on HN
The article discusses how scientists in South Korea have found the most accurate experimental geometries for benzene and deuterated benzene to date, which challenges some previous observations.
Two Hundred Years Ago, the Rosetta Stone Unlocked the Secrets of Ancient Egypt
posted on Tue Sep 27 12:28:50 UTC 2022 by rntn | view on HN
The article is about how the Rosetta Stone was used to decipher hieroglyphics, which had been used by the ancient Egyptians.
The Disappearing Art of Maintenance
posted on Tue Sep 27 15:58:46 UTC 2022 by TeacherTortoise | view on HN
The article is about the maintenance workers who are responsible for keeping the New York City subway cars running.
Color-Perception-Guided Display Power Reduction for Virtual Reality
posted on Mon Sep 26 09:53:13 UTC 2022 by ibobev | view on HN
The article discusses a system that reduces the power consumption of VR displays without degrading luminance or visual fidelity.
posted on Sun Sep 25 03:28:38 UTC 2022 by benbreen | view on HN
The article discusses a conference held by the Ballistic Missile Division in order to come to an agreement on the best way to get a man into space.
SEC Charges Oracle a Second Time for Violations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
posted on Tue Sep 27 13:25:40 UTC 2022 by danso | view on HN
Oracle Corporation has to pay more than $23 million to resolve charges that it violated provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when subsidiaries in Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and India created and used slush funds to bribe foreign officials in return for business between 2016 and 2019.
India's lattice buildings cool without air con
posted on Sun Sep 25 18:56:40 UTC 2022 by lermontov | view on HN
The building sector is responsible for 38% of global CO2 emissions, the highest it has ever been, and is expected to triple by 2050.
Debugging database errors with PlanetScale Insights
posted on Tue Sep 27 16:25:14 UTC 2022 by samlambert | view on HN
The article discusses how the new error tracking feature in Insights can help you troubleshoot issues by providing information on the error, when it occurred, and any associated tags.
Show HN: Paste React components into any website
posted on Mon Sep 26 11:53:50 UTC 2022 by jimhi | view on HN
The article discusses how to insert different React components with conflicting library versions.
An Introduction to Binary Decision Diagrams [pdf]
posted on Tue Sep 27 08:59:47 UTC 2022 by mindcrime | view on HN
Retraction of Roomtemperature superconductivity in a carbonaceous sulfur hydride
posted on Tue Sep 27 10:30:17 UTC 2022 by YakBizzarro | view on HN
The background subtractions applied to the raw data used to generate the magnetic susceptibility plots in Fig. 2a and Extended Data Fig. 7d—used a non-standard, user-defined procedure, the validity of which has been called into question.
The minimum viable fan control script
posted on Mon Sep 26 06:44:08 UTC 2022 by hddherman | view on HN
This article is about a person's experience using a shell script to control the fan speed and CPU/GPU throttling on their ThinkPad T430 and ASRock DeskMini X300, in order to have a mostly quiet machine.