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  1. Everything SBF is doing is in singular pursuit of not going to jail

    posted on Thu Dec 08 15:05:49 UTC 2022 by mfbx9da4 | view on HN

    We look forward to your testimony before the committee. — House Financial Services (@FinancialCmte) May 7, 2021 Sam Bankman-Fried has been trying to improve his image by talking to anyone who will listen about the FTX meltdown, but he is really just laundering his reputation.

  2. Codon: A high-performance Python compiler using LLVM

    posted on Thu Dec 08 15:05:45 UTC 2022 by arshajii | view on HN

    Codon is a high-performance Python compiler that compiles Python code to native machine code without any runtime overhead.

  3. The Sad Story of Heisenberg's Doctoral Oral Exam (1998)

    posted on Thu Dec 08 14:38:08 UTC 2022 by occamschainsaw | view on HN

    Werner Heisenberg was a German physicist who made contributions to quantum theory.

  4. I liberate the ending to Minecraft from Microsoft and give it to you

    posted on Thu Dec 08 04:42:49 UTC 2022 by dihydro | view on HN

    The article is about how the author wrote a story for a friend, but in the end he didn’t treat me like a friend, and how the author is hurt.

  5. AOC 2022 in q by experienced q programmers

    posted on Thu Dec 08 14:15:34 UTC 2022 by todsacerdoti | view on HN

    The article discusses the annual Advent of Code (AoC) competition and how it engages veteran q programmers.

  6. Banner (YC S19) Is Hiring a Senior PM

    posted on Thu Dec 08 17:00:09 UTC 2022 by kunalch | view on HN

    Banner is a real estate operating system that automates away 80%+ of administrative work, saving up to 10% on project costs.

  7. Show HN: 0xFast – 10x Faster Web3 APIs

    posted on Thu Dec 08 15:36:45 UTC 2022 by mrjn | view on HN

    The article discusses how the current web3 API platforms are slow and expensive, and how the company has built a system that is designed to be faster and less expensive.

  8. ‘Significant overload’ caused Norway’s timber bridge collapse

    posted on Thu Dec 08 12:46:55 UTC 2022 by mjmasn | view on HN

  9. Ending support for Gitpod Self Hosted and moving our source to AGPL

    posted on Thu Dec 08 13:57:08 UTC 2022 by ghuntley | view on HN

    The article discusses the release of Gitpod Dedicated, a secure installation of Gitpod managed by the company for enterprise customers.

  10. Adventures in Creating a Minimal Alpine Linux Installer

    posted on Thu Dec 08 15:28:25 UTC 2022 by bradley_taunt | view on HN

    The article is about the author's process of building an Alpine Linux "installer" and some of the bugs they found during their adventure.

  11. Vanuatu has been knocked offline for over a month

    posted on Wed Dec 07 15:42:45 UTC 2022 by erehweb | view on HN

    The newly elected government in Pacific island nation of Vanuatu encountered a serious problem from the very first day of its term on Nov. 6: a cyberattack that forced officials to turn to 20th century technology - pen and paper.

  12. What comes up when you flush

    posted on Thu Dec 08 10:06:29 UTC 2022 by sciencefreak939 | view on HN

    The article is about a study that found that when a toilet is flushed, tiny, invisible particles are also released into the air.

  13. Show HN: Ezy – open-source gRPC client, alternative to Postman and Insomnia

    posted on Thu Dec 08 10:50:05 UTC 2022 by notmedia | view on HN

  14. Edge-compatible Serverless Driver for Postgres

    posted on Thu Dec 08 16:18:57 UTC 2022 by carlsverre | view on HN

    The Neon serverless PostgreSQL driver enables users to connect to their serverless Neon databases from Cloudflare Workers and other environments supporting WebSockets, such as web browsers.

  15. You don't need live chat on your website

    posted on Thu Dec 08 04:06:36 UTC 2022 by 5amdotis | view on HN

    The article is about how the author does not like when websites have a "Live chat" feature because it is intrusive and unnecessary.

  16. A Christmas tree bauble that plays Doom

    posted on Thu Dec 08 12:30:34 UTC 2022 by distcs | view on HN

  17. The road to Dart 3: A fully sound, null safe language

    posted on Thu Dec 08 14:22:24 UTC 2022 by markdog12 | view on HN

    Dart is evolving into a fully sound null safe language, which will avoid null dereferencing issues and make the Dart SDK easier to support.

  18. A Year of New Avenues

    posted on Wed Dec 07 19:12:58 UTC 2022 by tysone | view on HN

    The article discusses how automation does not necessarily mean replacing human workers with machines, but rather giving machines new tasks to do.

  19. Fermilab/CERN recommendation for Linux distribution

    posted on Thu Dec 08 04:53:58 UTC 2022 by jaboutboul | view on HN

    CERN and Fermilab will jointly provide AlmaLinux as the standard distribution for experiments at our facilities, reflecting recent experience and discussions with experiments and other stakeholders.

  20. Data stream hack gets UCI world championship qualifier banned

    posted on Thu Dec 08 11:18:22 UTC 2022 by docdeek | view on HN

    The article discusses how a rider was caught cheating during a UCI Cycling Esports World Championships qualifier by manipulating the data stream to make it look like he was riding harder than he actually was.

  21. A Museum Dedicated to Mistranslated Japanese Phrases

    posted on Wed Dec 07 02:42:16 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN

    The Museum of Wonky English is a pop-up museum in Tokyo that celebrates mistranslated phrases, positioning them as valuable stepping stones in acquiring a new language.

  22. Ask HN: Are things getting more convenient but less satisfying?

    posted on Thu Dec 08 12:55:35 UTC 2022 by agomez314 | view on HN

  23. PHP 8.2

    posted on Thu Dec 08 12:22:05 UTC 2022 by TimWolla | view on HN

    The article discusses the "random" extension, which provides a new object-oriented API to random number generation.

  24. Tell HN: Travis CI is seemingly compromised (once again)

    posted on Thu Dec 08 11:00:01 UTC 2022 by spondyl | view on HN

  25. Ideas that changed my life

    posted on Thu Dec 08 12:43:26 UTC 2022 by RickJWagner | view on HN

    The article discusses how people are influenced by the tribes they belong to and how this affects their ability to think critically and rationally. It also talks about how everything that is happening today has happened before and that history can be used as a guide for how people will react to similar situations in the future.

  26. Writing Is Magic

    posted on Thu Dec 08 09:44:36 UTC 2022 by AliCollins | view on HN

    The article discusses the many benefits of long-form writing as a way to communicate and drive decisions.

  27. Intel is using DXVK for their Windows Arc GPU DX9 drivers

    posted on Thu Dec 08 02:39:33 UTC 2022 by pantalaimon | view on HN

    Intel recently announced a big driver update for their Arc GPUs on Windows, which includes code from the open source DXVK project.

  28. Pulling MikroTik into the Limelight Demystifying and Jailbreaking RouterS

    posted on Thu Dec 08 04:20:50 UTC 2022 by 882542F3884314B | view on HN

  29. Mars helicopter Ingenuity soars higher than ever on 35th Red Planet flight

    posted on Thu Dec 08 12:26:15 UTC 2022 by taubek | view on HN

    NASA's Ingenuity helicopter keeps raising the bar for Red Planet flight, having recently completed its 35th off-Earth flight, setting a new altitude record of 46 feet (14 meters).

  30. Apple introduces end-to-end encryption for backups

    posted on Wed Dec 07 18:06:58 UTC 2022 by frizlab | view on HN

    When you share content on iCloud with other people, it is not end-to-end encrypted unless you have Advanced Data Protection enabled.