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posted on Wed Nov 23 15:04:36 UTC 2022 by adrianhon | view on HN
Chief scientist of major corporation can’t handle criticism of the work he hypes
posted on Wed Nov 23 14:49:11 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
The article discusses how Meta's large language model, Galactica, was taken down after only three days due to the model's tendency to spew out biased and incorrect nonsense.
Alertness associated with last night’s sleep, physical activity and food intake
posted on Wed Nov 23 14:41:39 UTC 2022 by PaulHoule | view on HN
The study sought to test a hypothesis about responses to foods based on the individual’s characteristics, including molecular biomarkers, lifestyle factors, in combination with the nutritional composition of the food.
Show HN: I made a pretty relaxing puzzle game
posted on Wed Nov 23 12:03:31 UTC 2022 by trizoza | view on HN
An Interactive Guide to Flexbox
posted on Wed Nov 23 12:47:27 UTC 2022 by brandrick | view on HN
Flexbox is a layout mode that is all about arranging a group of items in a row or column, and giving us a ridiculous amount of control over the distribution and alignment of those items.
Writing by hand is still the best way to retain information
posted on Wed Nov 23 15:45:15 UTC 2022 by TangerineDream | view on HN
Writing by hand creates stronger reading comprehension because it forces the writer to think about the shapes of the letters as they are being written and to think about how those shapes will look to a reader. When we type, we do not need to think about the shapes of the letters because we do not need to form them. This may seem like a small difference, but it is a crucial one. When we write by hand, we must think about the individual letters and how they will look to a
“Invalid Username or Password”: a useless security measure (2014)
posted on Wed Nov 23 12:12:12 UTC 2022 by prmph | view on HN
The article discusses how most websites on the Internet won't tell you which one is actually incorrect when you try to login and fail, and how this assumes that there's no other way for an attacker to discover whether a username/email address is registered for a service.
Porting 58000 lines of D and C++ to jai, Part 0: Why and How
posted on Wed Nov 23 15:26:18 UTC 2022 by Growtika | view on HN
In this series of blogposts, the author documents their experience of porting a game from D and C++ to the jai programming language.
posted on Wed Nov 23 15:33:24 UTC 2022 by rbanffy | view on HN
Emacs: Feature/tree-sitter merged into master
posted on Wed Nov 23 04:46:21 UTC 2022 by signa11 | view on HN
posted on Wed Nov 23 13:18:13 UTC 2022 by hasheddan | view on HN
The article is about the author's opinion of the warp crate, and how the routing works.
posted on Wed Nov 23 14:30:05 UTC 2022 by rrampage | view on HN
The article discusses how the cell is not run by molecular machines like the animations suggest.
Cross-platform I/O built on io_uring and kqueue (in TigerBeetle)
posted on Wed Nov 23 16:16:16 UTC 2022 by simonz05 | view on HN
This article discusses the differences between blocking I/O and non-blocking I/O, and how to use io_uring and kqueue to improve performance.
Common Lisp Object System (CLOS)
posted on Wed Nov 23 11:47:15 UTC 2022 by memorable | view on HN
The article discusses the author's experience with learning and using Object-Oriented Programming, specifically with the CLOS, and how it can be beneficial despite feeling complicated.
Japanese have been producing wood for 700 years without cutting down trees
posted on Wed Nov 23 05:03:52 UTC 2022 by CHB0403085482 | view on HN
Daisugi is an ancient Japanese forestry technique in which planted cedars are pruned in a special way to produce "shoots" that eventually become perfect, straight, knot-free lumber.
2D Rubik’s Cube solution visualization
posted on Wed Nov 23 09:03:53 UTC 2022 by iamben | view on HN
posted on Wed Nov 23 08:29:28 UTC 2022 by allenleein | view on HN
The article explains how to help preserve access to a collection of books on IPFS.
The case for dynamic, functional programming
posted on Tue Nov 22 19:09:36 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN
The article argues that people like using dynamic languages because they are easier to learn and use than languages like C++.
Show HN: Noctie – A chess AI that predicts your rating
posted on Wed Nov 23 12:56:36 UTC 2022 by MereGurudev | view on HN
More than you cared to know about PC fans
posted on Tue Nov 22 03:04:43 UTC 2022 by dankamongmen | view on HN
The article discusses the various specifications for personal computer fans and how they work to cool the system.
posted on Wed Nov 23 12:46:24 UTC 2022 by Gigacore | view on HN
Mercedes locks faster acceleration behind a $1,200 annual paywall
posted on Wed Nov 23 14:45:23 UTC 2022 by mfiguiere | view on HN
The subscription improves performance by boosting output from the motors by 20–24 percent, increasing torque, and shaving around 0.8 to 0.9 seconds off 0–60 mph acceleration when in Dynamic drive mode.
Displaying the Dead: The Musée Dupuytren Catalogue
posted on Wed Nov 23 06:13:28 UTC 2022 by samclemens | view on HN
The article discusses the possible reasons behind the Musée Dupuytren's decision to close in 2016, with a focus on whether the exhibit's ethical and deontological issues played a role.
Voice assistants are not doing it for big tech
posted on Wed Nov 23 09:33:40 UTC 2022 by rntn | view on HN
posted on Wed Nov 23 09:51:09 UTC 2022 by T-A | view on HN
This article is about a project that uses three.js to create 3D graphics, inspired by the renderings by Chaotic Atmosphere.
Ashby (YC W19) is hiring engineers who also write product specs
posted on Wed Nov 23 07:00:13 UTC 2022 by abhikp | view on HN
The article discusses how joining a team can help individuals to do their best work every day.
The miracle of Smalltalk’s become: (2009)
posted on Wed Nov 23 09:00:58 UTC 2022 by nathell | view on HN
Smalltalk's 'become:' method swaps the identities of its receiver and its argument, allowing for great flexibility at the cost of performance.
posted on Wed Nov 23 07:34:34 UTC 2022 by elsewhen | view on HN
Yahoo! Pipes was a web application from Yahoo! that provided a graphical user interface for building data mashups that aggregate web feeds, web pages, and other services; creating Web-based apps from various sources; and publishing those apps.
Startup to exit: lessons from a YC founder
posted on Wed Nov 23 09:42:48 UTC 2022 by AnhTho_FR | view on HN
This article is about a man who started a company called Savvy and what he learned from the experience.
Atlas OS: We redesigned Windows for gaming
posted on Tue Nov 22 08:54:49 UTC 2022 by newswasboring | view on HN