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Show HN: Restfox – Open source lightweight alternative to Postman
posted on Fri Oct 21 12:06:31 UTC 2022 by kermire | view on HN
People Staring at Computers (2021)
posted on Fri Oct 21 12:58:03 UTC 2022 by throwaway743 | view on HN
Apple Stores in New York City were raided by the Secret Service in 2011 after a series of photos were published as part of an exploration of surveillance, face analysis, and computer-mediated interaction.
The HTTP crash course nobody asked for
posted on Thu Oct 20 20:58:54 UTC 2022 by gbrown_ | view on HN
HTTP/1.1 is a protocol that is simple, if you ignore most of it.
posted on Fri Oct 21 12:52:03 UTC 2022 by taubek | view on HN
With , we can now use the value on a grid item or subgrid container. This allows a grid to align to the parent grid, making it much easier to create nested grids that are consistent with the parent. Resources # CSS Grid 2 specification Subgrid on MDN Ahmad Shadeed: Hello, CSS Subgrid The year 2022 is set to be one of CSS's greatest years, in both features and cooperative browser feature releases, with a collaborative goal to implement 14 features!
Aizuchi: Does Your Listening Make Japanese People Uncomfortable?
posted on Thu Oct 20 08:20:46 UTC 2022 by karaokeyoga | view on HN
Aizuchi is a Japanese term for frequent interjections during a conversation that indicate the listener is paying attention and/or understanding the speaker.
Blink-182 Tickets Are So Expensive Because Ticketmaster Is a Disastrous Monopoly
posted on Fri Oct 21 15:00:53 UTC 2022 by Victerius | view on HN
The article discusses how bands are systematically pricing their tickets at prices that are objectively too low, and how this affects Ticketmaster and the people who work on tours.
Where Is Weed Sold? Circle K Gas Stations in Florida
posted on Fri Oct 21 15:21:41 UTC 2022 by prostoalex | view on HN
The article discusses how the author's computer network was detected as being unusual activity.
posted on Fri Oct 21 14:40:28 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
The article argues that DNSSEC is a harebrained replacement for the TLS CA system that is actually worse than the current system.
Leveraging Mispriced AWS Spot Instances
posted on Fri Oct 21 13:33:19 UTC 2022 by ericpauley | view on HN
The article discusses how AWS Spot instances allow cloud customers to bid on spare compute capacity, which is a win-win for Amazon and customers.
Experiments Spell Doom for Decades-Old Explanation of Quantum Weirdness
posted on Fri Oct 21 10:24:17 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
The article discusses various theories on why wave function collapse occurs, with the most popular theories being the GRW model and the CSL model.
Linux M1 GPU driver passes 99% of the dEQP-GLES2 compliance tests
posted on Fri Oct 21 15:00:42 UTC 2022 by tpush | view on HN
posted on Fri Oct 21 08:02:00 UTC 2022 by maguay | view on HN
The article discusses how the original Macintosh was designed to be a computer for the average person, with a user interface that was easy to use and focused on text.
We Become What We Behold by Nicky Case
posted on Thu Oct 20 12:31:53 UTC 2022 by ColinWright | view on HN
The article is about a game called WE BECOME WHAT WE BEHOLD, which is about news cycles, vicious cycles, and infinite cycles. The game's creator, Nicky Case, has released all of the game's code and art to the public domain.
The availability of text generators will force positive changes to education
posted on Fri Oct 21 13:47:16 UTC 2022 by randomwalker | view on HN
The article discusses the potential implications of AI-generated essays on the education system, arguing that while cheating should not be condoned, the availability of text generators will force changes to education which, while painful, will prove to be positive.
posted on Thu Oct 20 04:10:26 UTC 2022 by brudgers | view on HN
The article describes a tour of two of Mahler's composing huts, which are now in different states of disrepair.
PolicyFly (YC W22) Is Hiring a Senior Front End Engineer (Remote)
posted on Fri Oct 21 12:00:33 UTC 2022 by snupha | view on HN
The article discusses PolicyFly, a platform that helps insurance companies automate their product development process. The company's goal is to help insurance companies keep up with the rapidly changing insurance industry by providing a framework of tools and components that can be used to build and automate products.
Ask HN: Was anyone working at Apple during Steve Jobs' return in 1997?
posted on Fri Oct 21 14:20:32 UTC 2022 by tb8424 | view on HN
Building the Future of TensorFlow
posted on Fri Oct 21 09:45:39 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
The article discusses the plans for the future of TensorFlow and how it aims to become the best machine learning platform.
Texas Sues Google for Collecting Biometric Data Without Consent
posted on Fri Oct 21 13:22:51 UTC 2022 by fortran77 | view on HN
The article discusses a lawsuit that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed against Google for allegedly violating the state's biometric privacy law.
Pyinfra automates infrastructure super fast at scale
posted on Fri Oct 21 11:42:15 UTC 2022 by gjvc | view on HN
Pyinfra automates infrastructure super fast at massive scale.
Living descendants of Mark Antony
posted on Fri Oct 21 06:40:33 UTC 2022 by cacher | view on HN
This article tells the story of how one figure from Ancient Greece (Mark Antony) is connected to a figure from the Roman Empire (Queen Tryphaena) through their families.
Starlink signals can be reverse-engineered to work like GPS
posted on Fri Oct 21 12:18:19 UTC 2022 by SanjayMehta | view on HN
In a non peer-reviewed paper that he has posted on his lab's website, Humphreys claims to have provided the most complete characterization of Starlink’s signals to date which is the first step toward developing a new global navigation technology that would operate independently of GPS or its European, Russian, and Chinese equivalents.
Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years
posted on Fri Oct 21 13:09:11 UTC 2022 by memorable | view on HN
The article is discussing how it takes more than 24 hours to learn a programming language, and how people are in a big rush to learn about programming, or that programming is somehow fabulously easier to learn than anything else.
Illegal host, electric shocks, slugs, leaks and no support – How Airbnb failed
posted on Fri Oct 21 09:38:10 UTC 2022 by shivinski | view on HN
The article is about a person's experience with AirBnB customer support being unhelpful and unyielding.
One More MOS 7600 Pong: Coleco Telstar Gemini
posted on Thu Oct 20 06:16:23 UTC 2022 by classichasclass | view on HN
The article is about the Coleco Telstar Gemini, a standalone console that was an offshoot of the Coleco Telstar Arcade console.
Ask HN: How bad is hiring going to be within the next year?
posted on Fri Oct 21 15:33:08 UTC 2022 by ss108 | view on HN
EKS Security Checklist: 10 Best Practices for a Secure Cluster
posted on Fri Oct 21 07:29:35 UTC 2022 by cloudpunch | view on HN
The article discusses 10 EKS security tactics that every team needs to protect its clusters, which include practices that have become industry standard and are recommended by the Kubernetes community.
'No-one joined the dots' – grandad who exposed an NHS scandal
posted on Fri Oct 21 11:50:03 UTC 2022 by open-source-ux | view on HN
The lives of up to 45 babies may have been saved had they received better care at two Kent hospitals - in Margate and Ashford - according to a damning independent inquiry.
What Did Mary Know? A thought experiment about consciousness (2013)
posted on Fri Oct 21 06:43:43 UTC 2022 by yamrzou | view on HN
The article is about the "knowledge argument" thought experiment, which is used to challenge the physicalist school of thought in philosophy of mind debates.
posted on Thu Oct 20 10:06:52 UTC 2022 by p44v9n | view on HN
The article is about the punch needle, a tool used for embroidery, and the process of making a punch needle embroidery.