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Facebook tracking is illegal in Europe
posted on Fri Dec 09 14:57:28 UTC 2022 by starsep | view on HN
The EU has ruled that Facebook's current practice of requiring users to agree to personalized ads based on their online activity is illegal.
Volatile pay for gig workers linked to health problems
posted on Fri Dec 09 15:31:18 UTC 2022 by hhs | view on HN
posted on Fri Dec 09 13:57:35 UTC 2022 by davidkunz | view on HN
Japan’s Jimi ‘Mundane’ Halloween Costumes of 2022
posted on Fri Dec 09 16:12:20 UTC 2022 by AffaDaffaJadffa | view on HN
posted on Fri Dec 09 10:35:25 UTC 2022 by nabla9 | view on HN
The article discusses the Internet Archive's fulltext search index, which includes over 25 million research articles and other scholarly documents.
Stripe’s real pricing: a primer
posted on Fri Dec 09 11:01:49 UTC 2022 by AnhTho_FR | view on HN
Stripe's fees are generally perceived as card processing fees, but the company offers 20 products and the fees quickly become complex.
posted on Fri Dec 09 10:36:03 UTC 2022 by polyrand | view on HN
The article discusses how Nuitka's package configuration has become simpler and more user-friendly, and how the goal is for users to contribute more to it.
Data-driven performance optimization with Rust and Miri
posted on Fri Dec 09 14:48:20 UTC 2022 by dmit | view on HN
The article is about how the author optimized their code for a specific problem and how, despite their efforts, the code still wasn't as fast as they wanted it to be.
Show HN: Versatile Metallic Finish for CSS
posted on Fri Dec 09 12:28:53 UTC 2022 by mikaelaast | view on HN
The various scripts I use to back up my home computers using SSH and rsync
posted on Fri Dec 09 15:27:31 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
The article is a guide on how to set up a backup system for laptops using a desktop PC, babashka, and either launchctl/launchd on Mac or anacron on Ubuntu.
Transistors are civilization’s invisible infrastructure
posted on Wed Dec 07 09:33:02 UTC 2022 by danboarder | view on HN
IEEE Spectrum has installed a display in their office of the first point-contact transistor to celebrate the 75th anniversary of its invention, which includes a replica of the transistor.
posted on Fri Dec 09 13:16:55 UTC 2022 by mbilski | view on HN
The article discusses a command-line tool that simplifies the process of experimenting with different OAuth 2.0 grant types and client authentication methods.
Why don’t software development methodologies work? (2014)
posted on Thu Dec 08 22:32:08 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
This article is about how software development methodologies don't work because people's personal characteristics place a limit on the effect of methodologies in general.
posted on Fri Dec 09 14:34:01 UTC 2022 by CTOSian | view on HN
The article discusses the UK's National Grid and how it is preparing for the winter.
The Child Is the Teacher: A Life of Maria Montessori
posted on Thu Dec 08 20:51:49 UTC 2022 by crapvoter | view on HN
Maria Montessori believed that work, not play, was the foundation of her educational methods.
KaiPod Learning (YC S21) Is Hiring a Founding Engineer
posted on Fri Dec 09 12:00:20 UTC 2022 by amarkumar81 | view on HN
ChatGPT, the Abacus, and Education
posted on Fri Dec 09 14:02:15 UTC 2022 by csmeyer | view on HN
The article is discussing how AI code completion and large language models will be an invaluable tool to everyone writing software going forward, and how this changes computer science education.
Hash-based digital signatures (almost) from scratch
posted on Thu Dec 08 16:11:31 UTC 2022 by georgwiese | view on HN
A hash function is a type of one-way function that takes a random input and maps it to a seemingly random output, but inverting the function is assumed to be infeasible.
Ask HN: Developer abused “sign in with GitHub” and users are being punished
posted on Fri Dec 09 05:45:24 UTC 2022 by 2Gkashmiri | view on HN
A Practical Guide to CSS Media Queries
posted on Fri Dec 09 13:33:22 UTC 2022 by marban | view on HN
The article discusses how CSS media queries can be used to style different versions of a site depending on the type of device on which the layout/site is being viewed.
Using Bitmaps to Perform Range Queries
posted on Wed Dec 07 13:43:28 UTC 2022 by maycotte | view on HN
The article explains how FeatureBase uses bitmaps to store data and how this allows for quick and efficient querying.
Low nutritional quality in vegetarian meat substitutes
posted on Fri Dec 09 14:35:20 UTC 2022 by hirundo | view on HN
The article discusses a study that found many meat substitutes sold in Sweden claim a high content of iron, but the iron is in a form that cannot be absorbed by the body.
posted on Fri Dec 09 11:14:11 UTC 2022 by jrepinc | view on HN
posted on Fri Dec 09 06:59:12 UTC 2022 by g0xA52A2A | view on HN
The article argues that delimiter-first is a better way to format code than delimiter-last, and gives examples from different programming languages to support this claim.
The cyanide tooth is a cold war fairy-tale (2018)
posted on Tue Dec 06 23:52:42 UTC 2022 by paulpauper | view on HN
The article discusses how the cyanide tooth is little more than a pop-culture myth and that the prevalence of emergency suicide measures in spy culture is likely overblown in general.
Ask HN: What is the best income stream you have created till date?
posted on Fri Dec 09 16:28:10 UTC 2022 by debanjan16 | view on HN
Monitoring Microservices with Prometheus and Grafana
posted on Fri Dec 09 05:56:58 UTC 2022 by miles_chasey | view on HN
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Experiment: The costs of slow build times
posted on Fri Dec 09 08:09:31 UTC 2022 by pimterry | view on HN
The article discusses new features for secure publishing and safe consumption on npm.
In Memory of a Giant ( Chris Seaton)
posted on Fri Dec 09 13:55:14 UTC 2022 by ksec | view on HN
The article is about how the author feels about Chris Seaton, a coworker, and how he was impressed by him.
How to create a more effective homepage
posted on Wed Dec 07 20:13:51 UTC 2022 by gmays | view on HN
The article discusses how many startup websites are ineffective and how to improve website conversion.