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  1. How I Survived a Year in ‘The Hole’ Without Losing My Mind

    posted on Sun Oct 30 15:12:36 UTC 2022 by ysjodha | view on HN

    The article presents the author's tips on how to survive in "the hole", which is a maximum security prison.

  2. Volkswagen develops hydrogen car that can travel 2k kilometers on one tank

    posted on Sun Oct 30 16:23:21 UTC 2022 by DocFeind | view on HN

    Volkswagen has filed a patent for a hydrogen car that can drive 2,000 kilometers on a single tank, but they are not ready to commit to the technology exclusively.

  3. Wiring my home with fiber

    posted on Sun Oct 30 11:39:44 UTC 2022 by sschueller | view on HN

    The article is about a man's journey in setting up a fiber optic internet connection in his home, and the challenges he faced along the way.

  4. An Apple II Tale

    posted on Sun Oct 30 14:09:45 UTC 2022 by blakespot | view on HN

    The article tells the story of Tony Diaz, a key figure in the yearly KansasFest Apple II gathering, and how he died unexpectedly on October 27th near his home in Oceanside, CA.

  5. A Message from Lunny on Gitea Ltd. and the Gitea Project

    posted on Sun Oct 30 13:21:37 UTC 2022 by fariszr | view on HN

    The article's author, Lunny, discusses the recent announcement of the creation of Gitea Ltd, a company that will support the Gitea project, and the transfer of the project's domains and trademark to the company. Lunny explains that the company will help to fund the project and attract more contributors so that Gitea can thrive.

  6. The coming long-run slowdown in corporate profit growth and stock returns

    posted on Sun Oct 30 13:49:02 UTC 2022 by Bostonian | view on HN

    The article argues that the boost to corporate profits from lower interest and tax expenses is unlikely to continue, indicating notably lower profit growth, and thus stock returns, in the future.

  7. Show HN: AI magics meet Infinite draw board

    posted on Sun Oct 30 12:32:34 UTC 2022 by carefree0910 | view on HN

    The article is about a project called 'Stable Diffusion' which provides an online platform for users to generate images.

  8. The Essential Philip K. Dick

    posted on Thu Oct 27 03:18:51 UTC 2022 by benbreen | view on HN

    The article is a review of the book "Ubik" by Philip K. Dick. The reviewer recommends the book, saying it is a favorite of theirs, and that it is a novel with a long half-life.

  9. Childhood toys: 40 years on 2-XL works just fine

    posted on Sun Oct 30 12:22:14 UTC 2022 by jgrahamc | view on HN

    The article is about the author's experience with their 2-XL toy from childhood, which is a toy that asks questions and responds to input.

  10. Classic 50mm “Normal” Lens

    posted on Sun Oct 30 14:44:02 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN

    The article is discussing why a 50mm lens is a better choice for a beginner than a zoom lens, citing reasons such as the slow speed of zoom lenses and their lack of ability to render backgrounds out of focus.

  11. Things your manager might not know

    posted on Sun Oct 30 12:51:19 UTC 2022 by piinbinary | view on HN

    The article is about how to manage up, or how to keep your manager informed about your job so that they can do their job better.

  12. Charts.css: CSS data visualization framework

    posted on Sun Oct 30 08:26:23 UTC 2022 by homarp | view on HN

  13. Why Did the F-14 Tomcat Retire Decades Before Its Peers? (2021)

    posted on Sun Oct 30 10:04:41 UTC 2022 by zeristor | view on HN

    The F-14 Tomcat was a highly advanced fighter that was really purpose-built for a world-ending nuclear conflict, but it was retired early because it became an incredibly expensive and sometimes problematic solution to a problem nobody had anymore.

  14. Lil: A Scripting Language

    posted on Sun Oct 30 10:54:16 UTC 2022 by razetime | view on HN

    If two tables have a column with the same name, the values in that column will be combined in the resulting table.

  15. Ask HN: Anyone else receiving unsolicited Datadog marketing spam?

    posted on Sun Oct 30 12:53:28 UTC 2022 by OJFord | view on HN

  16. Tesorio Is Hiring a PM, Senior FE Engineer and Support Engineer

    posted on Sun Oct 30 12:00:44 UTC 2022 by FabioFleitas | view on HN

    The article is about the team behind the website, which is a website that uses machine learning to improve the reading experience.

  17. Genes Can Leap from Snakes to Frogs in Madagascar

    posted on Fri Oct 28 12:07:16 UTC 2022 by nsoonhui | view on HN

    The article discusses how horizontal gene transfer is commonplace in bacteria, and how it is beginning to be discovered in eukaryotic organisms as well.

  18. D-Wave Launches in AWS Marketplace

    posted on Sun Oct 30 11:13:54 UTC 2022 by donutloop | view on HN

    D-Wave is a company that provides quantum computing systems, software, and services and has recently launched in AWS Marketplace.

  19. A Tour of C++ (Third edition)

    posted on Sun Oct 30 06:38:09 UTC 2022 by codewiz | view on HN

    The article is discussing the book "A Tour of C++" and how it is a good choice for people who are new to programming or want to improve their style and technique.

  20. Mel's Hack – The Missing Bits

    posted on Sun Oct 30 07:43:57 UTC 2022 by cassiepaper | view on HN

    The author describes a moment where they realized they had been wrong about something.

  21. High Pressure, Part 2: The First Steam Railway

    posted on Sun Oct 30 13:39:17 UTC 2022 by Amorymeltzer | view on HN

    The article is about the history of railways and how they long predate the steam locomotive.

  22. The Beautiful Machine (2020)

    posted on Fri Oct 28 07:10:14 UTC 2022 by aliqot | view on HN

    The author reflects on the changes in the PC world from 20 years ago to now, and how they have affected his goals for his next PC.

  23. The FFmpeg Tutorial (2015)

    posted on Sun Oct 30 08:04:48 UTC 2022 by swyx | view on HN

    This tutorial will walk you through the process of creating a simple video player using ffmpeg.

  24. Enclaves and Exclaves: A tour of the world's engulfed and orphaned places

    posted on Sun Oct 30 09:55:12 UTC 2022 by takiwatanga | view on HN

  25. Events: Fat or Thin?

    posted on Thu Oct 27 11:52:24 UTC 2022 by senzilla | view on HN

    The article discusses the debate between developers about whether events should be carrying complete information or just notification, with pros and cons for each.

  26. Michael Crichton’s and John Grisham’s ambition types

    posted on Sun Oct 30 07:17:22 UTC 2022 by 1123581321 | view on HN

    Michael Crichton, 26-years old at the time, knew he didn’t want to pursue a medical career, so he went to the dean with a proposition that he planned to write a nonfiction book about patient care and wanted to use his final semester to hang around the hospital gathering research for his project.

  27. Ancient lineage of small fungi upends ideas about its genetic relationships

    posted on Thu Oct 27 01:27:25 UTC 2022 by wglb | view on HN

    The article discusses how mycologists have been basing their evolutionary assumptions about all fungi on the higher fungi, but this is a mistake according to a recent study.

  28. Spectrum now blocking TCP/UDP 5060 at my home

    posted on Sun Oct 30 16:30:12 UTC 2022 by another_comment | view on HN

  29. Talking to strangers can make us smarter?

    posted on Sun Oct 30 10:51:16 UTC 2022 by rntn | view on HN

    The article is discussing the idea that talking to strangers can give you a more positive outlook on humanity and the world.

  30. Walking Streetlamps for Hire in Seventeenth-Century London

    posted on Sat Oct 29 04:07:47 UTC 2022 by pepys | view on HN

    There was a time when cities still slept and people would hire link-boys to help them get home safely at night.