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LXD containers on macOS at near-native speeds
posted on Sun Nov 27 12:56:04 UTC 2022 by pickleMeTimbers | view on HN
The article discusses how to set up LXD on a Macpine VM.
Show HN: MyNixOS – Create and share Nix and NixOS configurations
posted on Sun Nov 27 13:15:29 UTC 2022 by pveierland | view on HN
The article discusses how to use Nix and NixOS to create reproducible software environments.
posted on Sun Nov 27 10:32:16 UTC 2022 by naich | view on HN
The article is about how there are two types of British Standard Pipe threads, tapered and straight, which are not compatible with each other, and how this lack of standardization makes it difficult for plumbers.
We ran a Unix-like OS (Xv6) on our home-built CPU with our home-built C compiler (2020)
posted on Sun Nov 27 08:30:11 UTC 2022 by markus_zhang | view on HN
In 2015, a group of students from the University of Tokyo's Department of Information Science built their own CPU of a home-built RISC ISA, built a home-built C toolchain, and ported Xv6, a Unix-like OS, to that CPU, as a student experiment project called CPU Experiment.
Show HN: Yet Another Node.js Framework
posted on Sun Nov 27 14:27:37 UTC 2022 by donaldpakkies | view on HN
posted on Sun Nov 27 07:36:21 UTC 2022 by rurban | view on HN
Rune is a Python-inspired efficient systems programming language designed to interact well with C and C++ libraries that is faster than C++ for most memory-intensive applications.
Rusty Ownership and the Lifecycle’s Stone
posted on Sun Nov 27 12:14:19 UTC 2022 by kapolos | view on HN
The article discusses how Rust is a low-level language that has the trappings of a high-level language, and how it is a huge innovator when it comes to memory management.
posted on Sun Nov 27 04:55:37 UTC 2022 by samclemens | view on HN
George Saunders' writing style is defined by the way his "eye falls" on the text, which allows him to write from a place beyond enlightenment with a deathbed gravity while still feeding off the drab plastic minutiae of daily life.
A hundred UK companies sign up for four-day week with no loss of pay
posted on Sun Nov 27 14:19:50 UTC 2022 by nigerian1981 | view on HN
A hundred UK companies have signed up for a permanent four-day working week for all their employees with no loss of pay.
A curated and opinionated list of resources for Chief Technology Officers
posted on Sun Nov 27 11:52:52 UTC 2022 by pretext | view on HN
The article is discussing the possibility of creating a branch with a name that is already being used as a tag, and warning that this could cause unexpected behavior.
Babashka Clojure nREPL as a system interface
posted on Sun Nov 27 10:22:38 UTC 2022 by Borkdude | view on HN
The article discusses how the REPL can be used as a powerful tool for developing programs interactively, as well as for interacting with the operating system.
posted on Sat Nov 26 06:37:02 UTC 2022 by ec965 | view on HN
The article discusses the implementation of a Fennel adapter plugin for Neovim, which is a text editor. The plugin allows for the writing of config files in Fennel, a built in repl, and automatic compilation. The plugin uses a package loader that can resolve Fennel files, and implements a caching system that can automatically recompile Fennel to Lua anytime the source Fennel code has changed.
French man wins right to not be fun at work
posted on Sun Nov 27 16:07:41 UTC 2022 by Markoff | view on HN
The article discusses how a company's drinking culture has come under the microscope in court proceedings and how some firms have introduced "booze chaperones" at company events in hopes of avoiding such issues.
Soursop and Ponies in Kona: A C++ Committee Trip Report
posted on Sun Nov 27 11:14:39 UTC 2022 by dtoma | view on HN
The C++23 committee met in-person for the first time since the start of the pandemic, and discussed a variety of topics related to the language.
What octopus and human brains have in common
posted on Sun Nov 27 02:07:46 UTC 2022 by yamrzou | view on HN
The article discusses how scientists have discovered that octopuses possess a massively expanded repertoire of microRNAs (miRNAs) in their neural tissue, which reflects similar developments that occurred in vertebrates.
Olric: Distributed, embeddable data structures in Go
posted on Sun Nov 27 11:03:43 UTC 2022 by mastabadtomm | view on HN
Olric is a distributed, in-memory object store that is designed from the ground up to be distributed, scalable, and available. It can be used as an embedded Go library or as a language-independent service. Olric supports various eviction mechanisms for distributed caching implementations, as well as publish-subscribe messaging, data replication, failure detection, and simple anti-entropy services.
Grasp: Grep Clojure code using clojure.spec regexes
posted on Sat Nov 26 22:02:02 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
When splines were physical objects (2016)
posted on Sun Nov 27 04:09:03 UTC 2022 by pncnmnp | view on HN
Spline weights were once physical objects used to hold a spline in place while a draftsman drew a curve.
AI will dominate the animation industry in less than 5 years
posted on Sun Nov 27 15:19:07 UTC 2022 by spking | view on HN
The article discusses how AI animation is better than human animation and how most animators will lose their jobs in the next few years.
posted on Sun Nov 27 01:00:07 UTC 2022 by walterbell | view on HN
This article is about how to save your startup from bankruptcy during a recession.
posted on Sat Nov 26 22:57:43 UTC 2022 by dash2 | view on HN
The article discusses how documentation examples and tests are similar in some ways and how this similarity makes it attractive to use "doctests" which combine tests and documentation.
North Korean ICBM launch detected using GPS
posted on Sun Nov 27 12:22:51 UTC 2022 by Pietertje | view on HN
How I hang Christmas lights without a ladder
posted on Sun Nov 27 16:17:04 UTC 2022 by mtgentry | view on HN
Safety Tests Reveal Tesla FSD Will Hit a Child Mannequin in a Stroller
posted on Sun Nov 27 16:09:45 UTC 2022 by Veserv | view on HN
The article is about a safety test conducted by The Dawn Project in October 2022, which found that Tesla Full Self-Driving will repeatedly hit a child mannequin in a stroller on public roads.
WebAssembly: TinyGo vs. Rust vs. AssemblyScript
posted on Sun Nov 27 09:53:50 UTC 2022 by buradol | view on HN
The article is about a person testing how fast different languages run when sorting large amounts of data, and Rust is the fastest.
posted on Sat Nov 26 22:49:59 UTC 2022 by Anon84 | view on HN
The article discusses how the pressure of water increases the deeper you go, and how human bodies are adaptable to changes in pressure.
Create Your Own Compiler: A step-by-step interactive tutorial
posted on Sun Nov 27 02:38:07 UTC 2022 by pgayed | view on HN
Cheap Land Colorado: What going off the grid really looks like
posted on Sat Nov 26 08:51:42 UTC 2022 by nsoonhui | view on HN
The article is about how there is more space in America where nobody is than where anybody is, and how this has an enduring hold on the American imagination.
Why People Think PHP Sucks (2014)
posted on Sun Nov 27 15:56:52 UTC 2022 by acqbu | view on HN
posted on Sat Nov 26 11:14:08 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
The article discusses the fact that automated reasoning of software generally must involve approximation, and that static program analysis can provide guarantees about properties of programs with the right kind of approximations.