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CVS Sued over ‘Fraudulent’ Donations to American Diabetes Association
posted on Mon Dec 05 15:56:41 UTC 2022 by stefan_ | view on HN
posted on Mon Dec 05 15:41:28 UTC 2022 by tejohnso | view on HN
The article is about how the ChatGPT product, which is based on the GPT-3 language model, is able to generate outputs that are wrong but confident and how this reflects on the state of AI.
posted on Mon Dec 05 13:57:46 UTC 2022 by paulgb | view on HN
The article discusses CRDTs and why they are not always used in practice despite being a good solution to the problem of maintaining shared state.
Can Lego City Powered Up trains be automated?
posted on Mon Dec 05 14:46:11 UTC 2022 by jweissman | view on HN
The article discusses the various ways that a Powered Up train set can be used, including out of the box, with extra hardware, or with 3rd-party software.
If you unscrew your belly button, your bottom will fall off
posted on Mon Dec 05 11:00:56 UTC 2022 by ecornflak | view on HN
The article is a list of life lessons the author learned from their father, who recently passed away.
One does not simply destroy a nuclear weapon
posted on Mon Dec 05 16:35:13 UTC 2022 by loteck | view on HN
The article is discussing how in the US when nuclear weapons are retired they aren't destroyed but just stored.
BIS warns of $80T in hidden off-balance sheet debt held by pension funds
posted on Mon Dec 05 16:20:20 UTC 2022 by JSDevOps | view on HN
Lichess on Scala3 – Help needed
posted on Mon Dec 05 14:18:56 UTC 2022 by dzogchen | view on HN
Since its recent rewrite to scala3, Lichess is using way more CPU than usual, but the problem takes a while to kick in and has peculiar patterns.
posted on Mon Dec 05 09:20:38 UTC 2022 by mariuz | view on HN
The article is discussing how to change the root file system to use POSIX ACLs on a Raspberry Pi.
Black hats, white hats, grey hats
posted on Mon Dec 05 14:17:56 UTC 2022 by bkfunk | view on HN
The conflict in Ukraine is altering cybercrime by shifting from ransomware to digital destruction.
One of France's Oldest Butter Producers Makes 380 Tons per Year [video]
posted on Sat Dec 03 15:31:53 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
Hetzner continues its growth in the US with a new location
posted on Mon Dec 05 10:12:55 UTC 2022 by matteocontrini | view on HN
How to estimate an SSD’s working life
posted on Mon Dec 05 07:57:12 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
This article is discussing how to predict the working life of a hard disk and how solid-state drives (SSDs) should be more predictable.
posted on Sat Dec 03 03:54:02 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
The article is about the Black-billed Magpie, which is a bird that is native to the western United States. The article discusses how the bird is considered to be a nuisance by some people, but is actually a very intelligent creature.
Mandatory Helmet Laws Make Cyclists Less Safe
posted on Mon Dec 05 09:39:33 UTC 2022 by substation13 | view on HN
The article argues that mandatory helmet laws for adults actually make streets less safe for cyclists, and cites several examples.
Drowning in AI Generated Garbage: the silent war we are fighting
posted on Mon Dec 05 11:40:40 UTC 2022 by bertman | view on HN
The article discusses how the internet is full of AI generated content that is designed to be engaging, and how this content is often just garbage.
posted on Mon Dec 05 10:03:09 UTC 2022 by iamflimflam1 | view on HN
The article is about a man who is creating a startup that will allow businesses to easily ask their customers to upload files, and he is using ChatGPT to help him flesh out the product.
Nobody’s using CBDCs. India’s piloting one anyway
posted on Mon Dec 05 12:02:42 UTC 2022 by TT482 | view on HN
CBDCs are on the march, with many countries around the world starting to trial the use of central bank digital currencies as a way to translate their national fiat currencies into a means of digital exchange.
Life, Death, This Moment of June
posted on Mon Dec 05 07:08:52 UTC 2022 by benbreen | view on HN
Dalloway is a book that makes modest claims for itself, which was modeled in part on Ulysses, but with less pretentious and brackish genius.
Chess.com Says Hans Niemann’s $100M Lawsuit Is a ‘Public Relations Stunt’
posted on Mon Dec 05 15:46:28 UTC 2022 by isaacfrond | view on HN
The article is about a lawsuit between Chess.com and grandmaster Magnus Carlsen, alleging that Carlsen had Niemann of cheating.
posted on Mon Dec 05 02:21:30 UTC 2022 by scour | view on HN
Nibbler is a 4 bit CPU built from standard 7400 series logic chips that is simple to understand and build, but still capable of running games and other interesting programs.
Cops Can Extract Data from 10k Different Car Models’ Infotainment Systems
posted on Mon Dec 05 14:30:30 UTC 2022 by walterbell | view on HN
The article discusses how a flaw in Honda and Nissan cars allowed hackers to unlock and start the cars from anywhere in the world, as well as the border and immigration agencies buying up tech to exploit weaknesses in vehicle security.
My secret life as an 11-year-old BBS sysop
posted on Sun Dec 04 19:38:21 UTC 2022 by pwg | view on HN
The article tells the story of how the author's BBS came online for the first time and the challenges he faced along the way.
Elephants born without tusks in ‘evolutionary response’ to poachers (2021)
posted on Mon Dec 05 06:56:31 UTC 2022 by pmcpinto | view on HN
The article discusses the possible extinction of the northern white rhino, which has been devastated by poachers, and the efforts of scientists to preserve the species.
What happens to all our tech after we're gone?
posted on Mon Dec 05 10:54:13 UTC 2022 by Fudgel | view on HN
The article discusses the author's thoughts on what to do with all his tech and online accounts after he dies.
Ask HN: Image attribution and stable diffusion
posted on Mon Dec 05 15:00:45 UTC 2022 by jerrygenser | view on HN
Company ‘Hijacks’ Blender’s CC By-Licensed Film, YouTube Strikes User
posted on Mon Dec 05 08:50:54 UTC 2022 by HieronymusBosch | view on HN
The Blender Institute develops Blender, a free and open source 3D graphics tool used to create animated films which are widely shared, used, remixed and reshared due to Creative Commons licensing.
MIRC ended its lifetime license agreement with all who purchased it 10 years out
posted on Mon Dec 05 12:22:59 UTC 2022 by omnibrain | view on HN
The article discusses how a software developer behind a certain software solution called “mIRC”, had quietly ended its lifetime license agreement with all who had purchased it “more than 10 years ago.”
posted on Mon Dec 05 12:06:37 UTC 2022 by Cenk | view on HN
The article discusses the difference between Peking duck and Pekin duck, and how Peking duck is prepared.
Washing Machine Cycle Notifications (2020)
posted on Fri Dec 02 16:16:14 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
In this post, the author explains how they hooked up a washing machine to provide power usage insights by sending notifications that include the cycle time and power consumption.