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  1. SimulaVR Has Been Subpoenaed by Meta Platforms, Inc

    posted on Thu Oct 06 13:43:45 UTC 2022 by phiresky | view on HN

    The article is about a small startup that has been subpoenaed by Meta's legal team in relation to the government's recent injunction against their acquisition of a VR fitness company.

  2. A working implementation of text-to-3D DreamFusion, powered by Stable Diffusion

    posted on Thu Oct 06 15:12:33 UTC 2022 by nopinsight | view on HN

    This project is a work-in-progress implementation of the text-to-3D model Dreamfusion, powered by the Stable Diffusion text-to-2D model.

  3. Show HN: RankedVote – SurveyMonkey but focused on ranked-choice voting

    posted on Thu Oct 06 14:50:05 UTC 2022 by tadmilbourn | view on HN

    The article discusses how ranked-choice voting is a better way to make decisions with more than two choices than traditional voting methods.

  4. Pimp My BBC Micro

    posted on Thu Oct 06 11:15:09 UTC 2022 by dekuNukem | view on HN

    The article is about a man who built a BBC Micro inside a PC case and how it has been helpful to him.

  5. False memory implantation in adults is easy

    posted on Thu Oct 06 13:09:54 UTC 2022 by thatmarkdykeman | view on HN

    The article discusses the seven sins of memory, which are: transience, blocking, absent-mindedness, misattribution, suggestibility, and bias.

  6. The life-changing effects of hallucinations

    posted on Thu Oct 06 15:13:42 UTC 2022 by Brajeshwar | view on HN

    The article discusses how the brain creates colors, shapes, and patterns in the Dreamachine, and how these patterns are related to the wiring of the primary visual cortex.

  7. A Ruby program that generates itself through a 128-language quine loop

    posted on Thu Oct 06 08:03:34 UTC 2022 by sirnicolaz | view on HN

  8. Kim Jung Gi has died

    posted on Thu Oct 06 08:10:52 UTC 2022 by stoeckley | view on HN

    Renowned illustrator Kim Jung Gi died Monday in Paris at age 47 after suffering a heart attack, the Daniel Maghen art gallery announced Wednesday.

  9. AI’s Grandmaster Status Overshadows Chess Scandal

    posted on Thu Oct 06 16:11:44 UTC 2022 by samizdis | view on HN

    This article discusses the accusation by world chess champion Magnus Carlsen that Hans Niemann, a U.S. grandmaster, cheated during their game at the Sinquefield Cup.

  10. Celsius Execs Cashed Out $40M in Crypto Before Halting Withdrawals for Customers

    posted on Thu Oct 06 15:00:02 UTC 2022 by ekpyrotic | view on HN

    Goldstein’s personal account was closed and all of his assets were sold and withdrawn in early June, well in advance of the “pause” on customer withdrawals that you reference. Three executives at crypto trading platform Celsius cashed out at least $40 million in cryptocurrency shortly before the company halted withdrawals for all users earlier this year, according to a financial disclosure form filed in New York bankruptcy court late Wednesday.

  11. Zerocal – A Serverless Calendar App in Rust

    posted on Thu Oct 06 15:28:42 UTC 2022 by omn1 | view on HN

    The article is about a serverless calendar app created in Rust that is hosted on

  12. Interactive Submarine Cable Map

    posted on Thu Oct 06 16:35:47 UTC 2022 by gnososphere | view on HN

    The Submarine Cable Map is a free and regularly updated resource from TeleGeography that shows the location of undersea fiber-optic cables around the world.

  13. Brain on Psychedelics

    posted on Mon Oct 03 18:32:28 UTC 2022 by benbreen | view on HN

    In the 1950s and 1960s, scientists and psychiatrists were fascinated by psychedelics and their ability to reshape consciousness, perception and cognition, but the lack of technology at the time left many questions unanswered.

  14. TV backlight compensation (2020)

    posted on Sun Oct 02 06:44:25 UTC 2022 by pcr910303 | view on HN

  15. Build C++ Graph Analytics Without Worrying About Memory

    posted on Thu Oct 06 13:49:10 UTC 2022 by taubek | view on HN

    The new C++ API for Memgraph gives you the speed of C++ and the smoothness of higher-level languages for handling graph data.

  16. Our domain and 700 non-profit sites got blocked by Meta

    posted on Thu Oct 06 12:00:29 UTC 2022 by simonbackx | view on HN

    The author's domain was blocked by Meta/Facebook, and they are angry and sad because of the reputation damage this will cause their service.

  17. Cloud desktops aren't as good as you'd think

    posted on Thu Oct 06 09:20:12 UTC 2022 by TangerineDream | view on HN

  18. Algorithmic Curation Impacts Media Exposure in Twitter Timelines

    posted on Wed Oct 05 03:02:49 UTC 2022 by luu | view on HN

  19. Deferred Argument Evaluation

    posted on Tue Oct 04 12:34:48 UTC 2022 by ibobev | view on HN

    The article discusses a possible implementation of a function that controls ID-constrained creation of objects, which is careful not to create a spurious object if an equivalent one already exists.

  20. UK Plans for Three-Hour Power Blackouts in Event of Gas Shortages

    posted on Thu Oct 06 16:05:31 UTC 2022 by belter | view on HN

    The country has been put on notice that the chances of gas shortages this winter have risen markedly, prompting a contingency plan to prioritise heating.

  21. How to really know another person

    posted on Sun Oct 02 04:54:58 UTC 2022 by gmays | view on HN

    The article discusses research on people's ability to read other people and how it goes wrong more often than we realize.

  22. The Tendency Towards Solving Wicked Problems Reductively (2019) [pdf]

    posted on Tue Oct 04 12:15:35 UTC 2022 by CiceroCiceronis | view on HN

  23. A Universal Cancer Treatment?

    posted on Thu Oct 06 15:38:16 UTC 2022 by WithinReason | view on HN

    The article discusses how the results of a clinical trial by EnGeneIC, a biopharmaceutical company, appeared to be miraculous but were actually anything but.

  24. Recursive Functions of Symbolic Expressions Computation by Machine (1960)

    posted on Tue Oct 04 16:29:53 UTC 2022 by abrax3141 | view on HN

    The article discusses recursive functions of symbolic expressions and their computation by machine.

  25. Is the AWS us-west-2 region experiencing an outage?

    posted on Thu Oct 06 16:33:08 UTC 2022 by teachrdan | view on HN

  26. War and Peace and War – 35 to 32B.C.E. [video]

    posted on Fri Sep 30 19:10:12 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN

  27. How to kickstart and scale a consumer business by doing things that don’t scale

    posted on Tue Oct 04 05:48:01 UTC 2022 by cpeterso | view on HN

    The article discusses seven ways to find your first 1,000 users as a consumer business.

  28. Tell HN: Twitter suspends arrested Iranian tech blogger’s account

    posted on Thu Oct 06 09:13:56 UTC 2022 by mehdix | view on HN

    The article is about how to enable JavaScript in order to use

  29. What does the ??!??! operator do in C?

    posted on Wed Oct 05 21:24:14 UTC 2022 by isomorph | view on HN

    The article discusses the history and usage of trigraphs in the telecommunications industry.

  30. RFC: C++ Buffer Hardening

    posted on Thu Oct 06 02:02:57 UTC 2022 by gok | view on HN

    The goal of the article is to make C++ Standard Library interfaces more secure by implementing a hardened mode of libc++ in which several cases of undefined behavior are caught and turned into assertion failures instead.