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  1. Nvidia PhysX 5.0 is now open source

    posted on Tue Nov 08 14:38:13 UTC 2022 by vectorrain | view on HN

    The NVIDIA PhysX source code repository contains source releases of the PhysX and Flow SDKs used in NVIDIA Omniverse.

  2. – Send push notifications to your phone via PUT/POST

    posted on Tue Nov 08 11:00:56 UTC 2022 by tambourine_man | view on HN

    Ntfy is a simple HTTP-based pub-sub notification service that allows you to send notifications to your phone or desktop via scripts from any computer, entirely without signup, cost or setup.

  3. Leaked docs: Ugandan gov expects Ebola will escape control, 500 deaths by May

    posted on Tue Nov 08 15:46:51 UTC 2022 by msyoung2012 | view on HN

    The article discusses the Ugandan government's projections for the spread of the Ebola virus in the country. The projections estimate that 250 people will die by January, rising to 499 by the spring. The government does not expect the virus to be contained or "burn out," but rather expects an explosion of cases. The article also discusses the response to the outbreak in Uganda and the challenges the country faces in containing the virus.

  4. Just Don’t

    posted on Tue Nov 08 12:57:53 UTC 2022 by moks | view on HN

    The article discusses how the word "just" can be used in a way that diminishes the difficulty of something, and offers examples of this usage.

  5. Undetectable very-low frequency sound increases dancing at a live concert

    posted on Tue Nov 08 15:01:09 UTC 2022 by lamename | view on HN

    The article discusses a study that found that people attending a performance by the electronic music duo Orphx moved more when low-frequency sounds were played, without being aware that the sound was playing.

  6. Kindness, Tech Staffing and Resource Allocation

    posted on Tue Nov 08 15:12:40 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN

    The article discusses how the sentiment in the tech industry has shifted from a sellers market to a buyers market and how this is scary for people.

  7. Show HN: Cozo – new Graph DB with Datalog, embedded like SQLite, written in Rust

    posted on Tue Nov 08 12:25:23 UTC 2022 by zh217 | view on HN

    Cozo is a relational database with Datalog as the query language, recursive queries, recursion through (safe) aggregations, capable of expressing complex graph operations and algorithms, fixed rules for efficient whole-graph algorithms which integrate seamlessly with Datalog, a rich set of built-in functions and aggregations, easy to use from any programming language, or as a standalone program, embeddable, with ready-to-use bindings for Python, NodeJS and Java, a

  8. From Common Lisp to Julia

    posted on Tue Nov 08 14:37:09 UTC 2022 by mark_l_watson | view on HN

    The author of this post migrated from Common Lisp to Julia as their primary programming language because they found Julia to be more productive than Common Lisp, especially in terms of rapid application development.

  9. Binance Acquires FTX

    posted on Tue Nov 08 16:15:44 UTC 2022 by 323 | view on HN

    The article is about how JavaScript is disabled in the browser and how to enable it.

  10. A Sun-like star orbiting a black hole

    posted on Tue Nov 08 12:33:27 UTC 2022 by taubek | view on HN

    The article explains how to access content on Oxford Academic through institutional subscriptions and purchases, either by signing in with an account associated with an institution or with a library card.

  11. Scaling PostgresML to 1M Requests per Second

    posted on Tue Nov 08 12:47:32 UTC 2022 by bubblehack3r | view on HN

    The article discusses how the team at PostgresML scaled their system to 1 million requests per second by horizontally scaling their Postgres database.

  12. ActivityPub Overview

    posted on Tue Nov 08 14:24:06 UTC 2022 by Schiphol | view on HN

    The article discusses the different protocols used in ActivityPub and the benefits of implementing both.

  13. Dragon’s Teeth – Stopping Tanks in Their Tracks

    posted on Tue Nov 08 14:06:22 UTC 2022 by Kaibeezy | view on HN

    Dragon's teeth are a type of physical, impassable obstacle, typically made from reinforced concrete, which are used to stop vehicles, primarily tanks.

  14. Ask HN: Skeptical about my company going “full serverless”. What am I missing?

    posted on Tue Nov 08 16:23:46 UTC 2022 by birdstheword5 | view on HN

  15. Binance to Acquire FTX

    posted on Tue Nov 08 16:13:15 UTC 2022 by jmsflknr | view on HN

    Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is acquiring a 5% stake in Malta-based digital wallet provider and card issuer Tron Foundation.

  16. The Principles of Pricing

    posted on Mon Nov 07 07:54:09 UTC 2022 by talhof8 | view on HN

    The purpose of a business is to generate sustainable profit over time in order to cover its costs and invest in future growth and innovation.

  17. What entrepreneurs can learn from regular people (2016)

    posted on Mon Nov 07 10:20:59 UTC 2022 by ivank | view on HN

    The article discusses how entrepreneurs can learn from regular people by being more curious.

  18. Show HN: All-SVG websites with complex animation

    posted on Tue Nov 08 13:45:03 UTC 2022 by AndrewSwift | view on HN

  19. FTX Agreement with Binance

    posted on Tue Nov 08 16:09:54 UTC 2022 by prakhar987 | view on HN

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

  20. Sonic Pi – The Live Coding Music Synth for Everyone

    posted on Tue Nov 08 06:18:48 UTC 2022 by graderjs | view on HN

    The Royal Albert Hall was an Education Partner for Convo, an ambitious new work featuring 1,000 young instrumentalists & singers combining traditional instruments & code.

  21. AMD’s Zen 4, Part 2: Memory Subsystem and Conclusion

    posted on Tue Nov 08 13:34:26 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN

    Zen 4 has made several moves in the frontend and execution engine meant to increase utilization of existing execution resources, which remain largely unchanged since Zen 3 and even Zen 2, and has implemented a large load queue to keep a lot of operations in flight to hide memory access latency.

  22. FTX Appears to Have Stopped Processing Withdrawals, On-Chain Data Show

    posted on Tue Nov 08 13:58:33 UTC 2022 by janmo | view on HN

    The article discusses how FTX appears to have stopped processing withdrawals, according to on-chain data, and how this is strange considering there are presumably still people waiting for their withdrawals.

  23. Mail: Make The Dragonfly Mail Agent (dma) the default mta

    posted on Tue Nov 08 07:55:52 UTC 2022 by rfmoz | view on HN

    The article discusses changing the default mail agent from sendmail to dma in order to improve security.

  24. What Is an Eigenvalue?

    posted on Tue Nov 08 10:29:46 UTC 2022 by RafelMri | view on HN

    An eigenvalue of a square matrix is a scalar such that for some nonzero vector , the vector is an eigenvector of and it has the distinction of being a direction that is not changed on multiplication by .

  25. 50 years ago, an artist convincingly exhibited a fake Iron Age civilization

    posted on Sun Nov 06 23:39:28 UTC 2022 by benbreen | view on HN

    The article discusses the 1972 exhibition "The Civilization of Llhuros" at the Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art at Cornell University, which featured 150 objects from an imaginary Iron Age civilization.

  26. Bomba (Cryptography)

    posted on Sat Nov 05 02:19:01 UTC 2022 by drdee | view on HN

    The bomba was a machine designed by Polish Cipher Bureau cryptologist Marian Rejewski to break German Enigma-machine ciphers.

  27. Being a Solo Software Entrepreneur at 40

    posted on Tue Nov 08 13:22:40 UTC 2022 by alex_suzuki | view on HN

    The person writing this article is a Millennial who learned that, despite what their parents may have told them, working hard and making sacrifices is not always enough to succeed.

  28. Maps and Memory Leaks in Go

    posted on Tue Nov 08 05:56:18 UTC 2022 by minaandrawos | view on HN

    The article discusses how a map grows and shrinks in Go, and how this can cause memory leaks.

  29. Monumental (if correct) advance in number theory posted to ArXiv by Yitang Zhang

    posted on Mon Nov 07 20:58:25 UTC 2022 by gavagai691 | view on HN

  30. Good Quality DOSBox Video Capture (2020)

    posted on Tue Nov 08 10:26:32 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN

    The article discusses how the author was able to improve the quality of a video by specifying an option when exporting it.