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  1. A Database Without Dynamic Memory Allocation

    posted on Thu Oct 13 15:23:31 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN

    The article discusses how TigerBeetle allocates no memory after startup in order to avoid unpredictable behavior and use-after-free issues.

  2. Prusti: Static Analyzer for Rust

    posted on Thu Oct 13 13:55:00 UTC 2022 by aviramha | view on HN

    Prusti is a prototype verifier for Rust that checks for absence of integer overflows and panics by proving that statements such as and are unreachable.

  3. Why doesn't Stripe use Stripe Billing?

    posted on Thu Oct 13 14:19:05 UTC 2022 by swyx | view on HN

    Stripe is a fintech that has many products, one of which is Stripe Billing. We were curious if we could use Stripe Billing to replicate Stripe's pricing, and found that while we could, there were several limitations.

  4. We are stuck with egrep and fgrep (unless you like beating people)

    posted on Thu Oct 13 11:08:17 UTC 2022 by yakubin | view on HN

    GNU Grep 3.8 is special because it prints an extra message when you run it, warning you to stop using it and use 'grep -E' and 'grep -F' instead.

  5. Terminal.Gui: A Cross Platform Terminal UI Toolkit for .NET

    posted on Thu Oct 13 12:47:22 UTC 2022 by manjana | view on HN

    Add ( win ); // Creates a menubar, the item "New" will create a new window var menu = new MenuBar ( new MenuBarItem [] { new MenuBarItem ( " _File " , new MenuItem [] { new MenuItem ( " _New " , " Creates new file " , NewFile ), new MenuItem ( " _Open " , "

  6. Virtual communication curbs creative idea generation

    posted on Thu Oct 13 14:26:50 UTC 2022 by hammock | view on HN

    The article discusses a laboratory experiment in which the power to detect a difference in conditions at a given effect size was 89%.

  7. TikTok profits from livestreams of families begging

    posted on Thu Oct 13 13:24:52 UTC 2022 by DocFeind | view on HN

    The article discusses how TikTok uses middlemen to access livestreamers and encourage users to spend more time on the app.

  8. P5.js – A library to make coding accessible for artists, designers, educators

    posted on Wed Oct 12 12:37:55 UTC 2022 by tony-allan | view on HN

    The article discusses the inclusivity of the organization and the various types of people that are a part of it.

  9. Regulators of Facebook, Google and Amazon Also Invest in the Companies’ Stocks

    posted on Thu Oct 13 16:10:02 UTC 2022 by marban | view on HN

    The article discusses how senior officials at the FTC have been found to have traded stocks, bonds and funds more than officials at any other major agency, and how many of these investments overlapped with the FTC’s work.

  10. “There Is No List”

    posted on Tue Oct 11 12:02:43 UTC 2022 by susam | view on HN

    The article discusses the different ways to recycle objects in lisp, and how to use them for different purposes.

  11. PostgreSQL 15

    posted on Thu Oct 13 13:08:03 UTC 2022 by jkatz05 | view on HN

    The PostgreSQL Global Development Group today announced the release of PostgreSQL 15, the latest version of the world’s most advanced open source database.

  12. Teenager Solves Stubborn Riddle About Prime Number Look-Alikes

    posted on Thu Oct 13 15:07:57 UTC 2022 by theafh | view on HN

    This article is about a high school student who proved a statement that had been attempted by mathematicians for decades.

  13. Old Elbe Tunnel

    posted on Wed Oct 12 10:46:50 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN

    The St. Pauli Elbe Tunnel is a pedestrian and vehicle tunnel in Hamburg that opened in 1911.

  14. I'm Peter Roberts, immigration attorney who does work for YC and startups. AMA

    posted on Thu Oct 13 14:38:34 UTC 2022 by proberts | view on HN

  15. Everything I wish I had known about raising a seed round

    posted on Tue Oct 11 04:58:22 UTC 2022 by mad | view on HN

    A couple of months ago, the author closed the seed round for, a new startup, raising $5M in funding. In the process, the author learned a lot about how startups get off the ground, how to raise money, how to interact with VCs, and so much more.

  16. Finley (YC W21) is fintech software hiring across all teams (US Remote)

    posted on Thu Oct 13 12:00:11 UTC 2022 by festinalente | view on HN

    The article is about a company that makes software to help startups navigate the structured finance space.

  17. Bonfire – working to build safer, more open federated tools and communities

    posted on Thu Oct 13 12:51:24 UTC 2022 by ZacnyLos | view on HN

    The article discusses how the Bonfire community has the power to connect with other communities and platforms that support the ActivityPub protocol.

  18. A Summary of My Learnings on How to Find Startup Ideas

    posted on Thu Oct 13 14:16:37 UTC 2022 by Lior539 | view on HN

    This person has been searching for new startup ideas and problem areas to tackle, and has found it difficult. They share some helpful tips they've learned, including building something you want, looking for things that have changed in the world recently, and brainstorming with a design-thinking approach.

  19. What influences keyboard input speed (2018)

    posted on Thu Oct 13 13:09:55 UTC 2022 by celesian | view on HN

    This article is about keyboard lag and why it matters.

  20. Show HN: Obsidian 1.0 – Personal knowledge base app

    posted on Thu Oct 13 13:06:07 UTC 2022 by ericax | view on HN

    The article is about the release of Obsidian 1.0 and what it means.

  21. New ScyllaDB Go Driver: Faster Than GoCQL and Its Rust Counterpart

    posted on Thu Oct 13 05:47:12 UTC 2022 by truth_seeker | view on HN

    The new ScyllaDB Go driver is designed to be more efficient than both GoCQL and the ScyllaDB Rust driver, using idiomatic Go channels and atomics, and with attention to proper memory management.

  22. Anatomy of Linux Dynamic Libraries

    posted on Wed Oct 12 10:28:33 UTC 2022 by begoon | view on HN

  23. Most PPP loans have been forgiven, despite signs of possible fraud

    posted on Thu Oct 13 13:46:05 UTC 2022 by gmays | view on HN

    The article discusses the Paycheck Protection Program loans that were issued by the US government in 2020 in order to help small businesses keep workers employed during the uncertain early days of the pandemic. As of October 2020, 91% of these loans have been either fully or partially forgiven.

  24. How to succeed at Meta as SWE – focus on metrics, ignore everything else

    posted on Thu Oct 13 14:15:34 UTC 2022 by donsupreme | view on HN

    The article is about how to succeed at the company Meta by only focusing on short-term projects, writing a lot of workplace posts, and claiming extra points for fixing things.

  25. Ask HN: What are the best general math workbooks?

    posted on Thu Oct 13 15:08:32 UTC 2022 by shrvtv | view on HN

  26. TSMC Reports Q3 Earnings [pdf]

    posted on Thu Oct 13 12:08:52 UTC 2022 by davidkuennen | view on HN

  27. Mini5 Word Crusher

    posted on Tue Oct 11 08:07:53 UTC 2022 by snvzz | view on HN

    This article is about the author's experience with using a Japanese word processor called mini5HA as a CP/M machine.

  28. Show HN: Vite-plugin-ssr – Do-one-thing-do-it-well alternative to Next.js / Nuxt

    posted on Thu Oct 13 07:48:52 UTC 2022 by brillout | view on HN

    The article is about the Vite plugin, which is a routing plugin for the Vue.js framework. The plugin is designed to work with the Vue Router library and provides a simple way to set up and configure routes for Vue.js applications.

  29. DJI drone tracking data exposed in US

    posted on Thu Oct 13 16:01:55 UTC 2022 by bmcn2020 | view on HN

  30. PHYS771 Lecture 9: Quantum

    posted on Thu Oct 13 07:34:56 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN

    The article discusses how there are two ways to teach quantum mechanics, the first being the historical way in which the ideas were discovered and the second being the way which starts with the basics of classical mechanics.