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  1. OpenSSL 3.0.7 Published

    posted on Tue Nov 01 15:49:02 UTC 2022 by petecooper | view on HN

  2. Falcon Heavy Launch Live

    posted on Tue Nov 01 13:38:21 UTC 2022 by mpweiher | view on HN

  3. CVE-2022-3786 and CVE-2022-3602: X.509 Email Address Buffer Overflows

    posted on Tue Nov 01 16:14:03 UTC 2022 by wylie39 | view on HN

    Two CVEs, CVE-2022-3786 and CVE-2022-3602, were published in an advisory today. These CVEs impact X.509 email address variable length buffer overflow and X.509 email address 4-byte buffer overflow, respectively.

  4. Show HN: I made an offline-ready hiking trail companion app

    posted on Tue Nov 01 13:25:19 UTC 2022 by jameal | view on HN

    The article is about a knowledge-of-the-trail companion app that was developed for a backpacking trip on the Knobstone Trail.

  5. Invasive Diffusion: one unwilling illustrator found her turned into an AI model

    posted on Tue Nov 01 15:57:29 UTC 2022 by ghuntley | view on HN

    MysteryInc152's use of Hollie Mengert's illustrations to fine-tune Stable Diffusion to recreate Hollie Mengert's style sparked a debate on the ethics of fine-tuning an AI on the work of a specific living artist.

  6. One Million Database Connections

    posted on Tue Nov 01 16:03:07 UTC 2022 by StratusBen | view on HN

    A powerful feature of serverless computing architecture is the ability to design and horizontally scale individual components of your stack, allowing more computing resources to be allocated on the fly to be used only when you need them.

  7. Nushell: Introduction to a New Kind of Shell

    posted on Tue Nov 01 11:50:09 UTC 2022 by hucste | view on HN

    Nushell is a non-POSIX shell that is good for creating robust data manipulation pipelines.

  8. Ask HN: Who is hiring? (November 2022)

    posted on Tue Nov 01 15:00:43 UTC 2022 by whoishiring | view on HN

  9. Launch HN: SimpleHash (YC W22) – API to query digital assets

    posted on Tue Nov 01 16:49:54 UTC 2022 by owfwduke | view on HN

  10. More Instant Messaging Interoperability

    posted on Tue Nov 01 12:11:00 UTC 2022 by zaik | view on HN

    The article discusses the More Instant Messaging Interoperability (MIMI) effort to improve the interoperability of messaging applications.

  11. Rewind: The Search Engine for Your Life

    posted on Tue Nov 01 14:34:08 UTC 2022 by mxstbr | view on HN

  12. Centralization Is Inevitable

    posted on Tue Nov 01 15:31:48 UTC 2022 by agreeahmed | view on HN

    The article discusses how centralization happens in systems and why it is difficult to decentralize a system.

  13. Android Studio’s “Code contains easter egg” inspection (2019)

    posted on Tue Nov 01 12:24:02 UTC 2022 by mqus | view on HN

    The "Code contains easter egg" inspection in Android Studio finds a certain syntax of Java code that tries not to look like code, which is considered an easter egg.

  14. Bring Your Own Password Manager: Portable BitWarden on a Pi Zero

    posted on Tue Nov 01 12:07:35 UTC 2022 by kickaha | view on HN

    The article explains how to set up a portable password manager using a Raspberry PI Zero.

  15. ARM to prohibit proximity of CPU w 3rd-party modules in one chip

    posted on Tue Nov 01 10:11:25 UTC 2022 by mpweiher | view on HN

    The litigation between Arm and Qualcomm has taken an unexpected turn, with Arm filing a lawsuit against Qualcomm and Qualcomm filing a countersuit against Arm.

  16. Meticulous (YC S21) Is Hiring #3 Founding Engineer in London

    posted on Tue Nov 01 12:00:42 UTC 2022 by Gabriel_h | view on HN

  17. Applied Category Theory in Chemistry, Computing, and Social Networks [pdf]

    posted on Tue Nov 01 16:28:19 UTC 2022 by larve | view on HN

  18. How to Escape Scientific Stagnation

    posted on Sat Oct 29 14:37:59 UTC 2022 by mfiguiere | view on HN

    The article discusses how the increasing amount of knowledge humans have slows down scientific progress and economic growth, and how this has spurred academics and policymakers to look for ways to bolster scientific enterprise.

  19. Diffoscope – In-depth comparison of files, archives, and directories

    posted on Tue Nov 01 11:01:05 UTC 2022 by capableweb | view on HN

    diffoscope is a tool that recursively unpack archives of many kinds and transform various binary formats into more human-readable form to compare them.

  20. Fuzzy Metaballs: Approximate Differentiable Rendering with Algebraic Surfaces

    posted on Tue Nov 01 11:05:27 UTC 2022 by andersource | view on HN

    This work presents an approximate differentiable renderer for a compact, interpretable representation, which we call Fuzzy Metaballs.

  21. We handled a recent phishing incident that targeted Dropbox

    posted on Tue Nov 01 13:13:58 UTC 2022 by lawgimenez | view on HN

    In September, GitHub detailed a phishing campaign in which a threat actor accessed GitHub accounts by impersonating the code integration and delivery platform CircleCI. On October 14, 2022, GitHub alerted Dropbox to some suspicious behavior that began the previous day. Upon further investigation, Dropbox found that a threat actor—also pretending to be CircleCI—accessed one of their GitHub accounts. The code accessed by this threat actor contained some credentials—primarily, API keys—used by Dropbox developers. The code

  22. Housing in Tokyo Is Far Cheaper and More Spacious Than You Think

    posted on Tue Nov 01 07:38:39 UTC 2022 by konichi-value | view on HN

    Tokyo did not have an affordable housing crisis because it built a lot of housing and the housing is not exorbitantly expensive.

  23. Minimax: A Compressed-First, Microcoded RISC-V CPU

    posted on Tue Nov 01 15:41:34 UTC 2022 by gsmecher | view on HN

    The article discusses an experimental RISC-V implementation called "Minimax" which is designed to execute RVC instructions and "mop up" any RV32I instructions that aren't convenient via a microcode layer.

  24. How Institutions Game Benchmarks

    posted on Sat Oct 29 12:26:36 UTC 2022 by yarapavan | view on HN

    The article argues that many institutions are using benchmarks that are easily beaten, a scheme that overstates the value of their investing prowess, active management, and the endowment model.

  25. Is Turbopack 10x Faster than Vite?

    posted on Tue Nov 01 04:38:35 UTC 2022 by jjzhiyuan | view on HN

    The article discusses a benchmark testing the speed of Vercel's new Turbopack compared to Vite. The benchmark showed that while Turbopack is faster, the difference is not as significant as Vercel claims.

  26. Tell HN: The issues of Twitter are not a technical problem to solve

    posted on Tue Nov 01 14:12:55 UTC 2022 by anthropodie | view on HN

  27. Twitter discontinues ad-free articles for Blue subscribers

    posted on Tue Nov 01 14:47:51 UTC 2022 by neaden | view on HN

    Since assuming ownership last week, the self-labeled Chief Twit has changed the homepage for logged-out users, which now shows the Explore tab instead of a prompt to sign up to the platform.

  28. Taxonomy Is Hard

    posted on Sat Oct 29 12:48:58 UTC 2022 by crecker | view on HN

    The article discusses the problem with the typical way people organize their files and offers a solution of organizing by project instead.

  29. 9front “The Golden Age of Ballooning” Released

    posted on Tue Nov 01 06:14:16 UTC 2022 by bitofhope | view on HN

    The article provides instructions on how to install the 9front operating system on a PC, Raspberry Pi, or MNT Reform.

  30. Show HN: I made an open-source code snippet manager

    posted on Tue Nov 01 10:34:16 UTC 2022 by 0x142857 | view on HN

    Dropcode is a simple and lightweight code snippet manager that is local-only, but you can use iCloud / Dropbox / Google Drive / etc. to sync your snippets.