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Sam Bankman-Fried vs. the Match King
posted on Sun Nov 13 16:16:53 UTC 2022 by Amorymeltzer | view on HN
Ivar Kreuger was a businessman who created a large empire through confidence and deception.
Show HN: I built my own PM tool after trying Trello, Asana, ClickUp, etc.
posted on Sun Nov 13 12:00:06 UTC 2022 by tonypham | view on HN
The article is about the work management tool Upbase and how it is designed to be simple and easy to use with no complex features.
Where has the passive radar code gone?
posted on Sun Nov 13 10:15:26 UTC 2022 by pseudotrash | view on HN
The company has to remove the open source passive radar code because of new regulatory reasons and they are currently consulting with legal experts to see if they can re-release it in any capacity.
A gut-derived hormone suppresses sugar appetite/regulates food choice Drosophila
posted on Sun Nov 13 13:57:05 UTC 2022 by bilsbie | view on HN
The article discusses how the gut-derived hormone NPF suppresses sugar intake and energy breakdown and how this affects the feeding behavior of male and female Drosophila.
posted on Sun Nov 13 10:17:05 UTC 2022 by agluszak | view on HN
The article is about the chibicc C compiler, which supports most C11 features and is able to compile hundreds of thousands of lines of real-world C code correctly.
posted on Sun Nov 13 15:15:37 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
The article discusses the development process of the demo "Area 5150" and how it was influenced by the previous demo "8088 MPH".
Building a simple shell in C – Part 3
posted on Sun Nov 13 14:49:54 UTC 2022 by ehoneahobed | view on HN
The article is discussing how to get a shell to execute the commands that are passed to it, focusing on executables.
Mighty is shutting down after 3.5 years
posted on Sun Nov 13 15:23:21 UTC 2022 by chidiw | view on HN
How to use your DSLR from 2008 as a webcam in 2022 (NixOS)
posted on Sun Nov 13 10:18:23 UTC 2022 by revilotom | view on HN
The article is about a person who figured out how to use a DSLR camera as a webcam, despite the camera not being able to record video natively.
Build Your Own Text Editor (2017)
posted on Sun Nov 13 10:52:46 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
This is a instruction booklet on how to build a text editor in C step-by-step.
Social isolation and the brain in the pandemic era
posted on Sun Nov 13 15:31:07 UTC 2022 by rntn | view on HN
The article discusses the various psychological and behavioral consequences of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, including increased anxiety and depression, changes in diet, and increased suicidal ideation, among others.
Carefully exploring Rust as a Python developer
posted on Sun Nov 13 10:58:25 UTC 2022 by EntICOnc | view on HN
So if you're as clever as you can be when you write it, how clever are you going to have to be to debug it?” - Brian Kernighan The article covers the basics of using the Rust programming language.
posted on Sun Nov 13 04:39:25 UTC 2022 by xqcgrek2 | view on HN
posted on Sun Nov 13 03:58:30 UTC 2022 by goranmoomin | view on HN
The article discusses how malloc is faster than calloc because calloc has to zero out the memory it allocates, which malloc does not have to do.
The Kopp-Etchells Effect (2012)
posted on Sun Nov 13 13:58:57 UTC 2022 by eproxus | view on HN
The Kopp-Etchells Effect is a glowing halo that forms around a helicopter's blades when they descend into a sandy environment, caused by the metal particles from the blades' abrasion strips igniting.
Tesorio (YC S15) Is Hiring a Product Manager and Senior Front End Engineer
posted on Sun Nov 13 12:01:54 UTC 2022 by FabioFleitas | view on HN
The article is about the team behind the website www.lendinghome.com. The team is made up of data scientists, developers, and finance geeks who all love to make products that are easy to use and backed by cutting edge machine learning.
posted on Sat Nov 12 20:52:57 UTC 2022 by Munksgaard | view on HN
Philip Munksgaard is a PhD student working on Futhark, a parallel high-level array-oriented language, and he has been working on some of the stuff for the past couple of years.
Software dark matter is the enemy of software transparency
posted on Sun Nov 13 11:13:46 UTC 2022 by kiyanwang | view on HN
This article discusses the importance of reducing software dark matter to enable software transparency.
A Replacement for Strong Parameters
posted on Sun Nov 13 14:38:34 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN
The article discusses how the author thinks strong parameters could be improved in Rails, and offers an alternative solution using the dry-schema gem.
Mold may switch to non-commercial-only license
posted on Sun Nov 13 16:37:05 UTC 2022 by MForster | view on HN
The article discusses the mold 1.7.0 release, a new high-speed linker, and notes that it is available under the AGPL license or a source-available license for individuals or corporate users, respectively. The article also discusses the work that has gone into the project and how it is sponsored.
Tracing HTTP Requests with tcpflow
posted on Sat Nov 12 05:44:55 UTC 2022 by ananthakumaran | view on HN
The article is about a man who is woken up by PagerDuty in the middle of the night, and proceeds to try and figure out what the problem is. He eventually realizes that it is a simple mistake that can be easily fixed.
posted on Sun Nov 13 05:28:30 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN
The article discusses shell startup speed and how to profile and improve it.
From Plex to Jellyfin Media Server
posted on Sun Nov 13 02:02:09 UTC 2022 by indigodaddy | view on HN
The article discusses the author's experience using the Plex Media Server for over a decade, and how they recently switched to Jellyfin due to Plex's changing direction.
An Inside Look at MS-DOS – The design decisions behind the popular OS (1983)
posted on Sun Nov 13 03:28:30 UTC 2022 by Lammy | view on HN
The article discusses how the new MS-DOS does not keep the file allocation tables in memory at all times, which goes against the author's original design principles.
Tell HN: Siri provides Apple Music link when sharing current song on Spotify
posted on Sun Nov 13 09:09:54 UTC 2022 by desertraven | view on HN
Phone battery creates striking alien landscapes (2021)
posted on Fri Nov 11 21:29:34 UTC 2022 by rfreytag | view on HN
The article discusses how the increased demand for lithium has led to mining companies looking in new places and scientists seeking alternative battery technology.
Zeal OS is a modernized fork of the Temple Operating System
posted on Sun Nov 13 09:01:39 UTC 2022 by nix23 | view on HN
The Zeal Operating System is a modernized, professional fork of the 64-bit Temple Operating System.
posted on Sun Nov 13 04:31:12 UTC 2022 by hippich | view on HN
The article is about a data visualization engineer who is passionate about algorithms, maps, and music.
posted on Sat Nov 12 15:46:20 UTC 2022 by nickt | view on HN
The article is about the WebRing code that the author has placed on their page.
Tattoos on ancient Egyptian women appear to ask for protection during childbirth
posted on Fri Nov 11 22:37:07 UTC 2022 by diodorus | view on HN
The article discusses a study of two female mummies from the early 1550-1070 BC Egyptian town of Deir el-Medina, which found evidence of tattoos. The tattoos, which featured images of the Egyptian god Bes and a wedjat (eye of Horace), appeared to be requests for protection during childbirth.