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THC and CBD improve wound healing, may be valuable as skin rejuvenators, study
posted on Mon Dec 12 15:40:24 UTC 2022 by hericium | view on HN
This study found that cannabis has multiple beneficial effects for the treatment of age-related conditions, skin disorders, and delaying senescence.
Medieval ship found in Norway's biggest lake
posted on Mon Dec 12 14:36:10 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
The article discusses the finding of a shipwreck at the bottom of Mjøsa, Norway's largest lake, by researchers from NTNU.
Laion-5B: A new era of open large-scale multi-modal datasets
posted on Mon Dec 12 12:18:46 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
The article discusses the release of a new, large image-text dataset called LAION 5B. The dataset is 14x bigger than the previous biggest openly accessible image-text dataset in the world, and contains 5,85 billion CLIP-filtered image-text pairs.
DARPA: Neural Evidence Aggregation Tool
posted on Mon Dec 12 15:22:28 UTC 2022 by rglover | view on HN
Database Drivers: Naughty or Nice?
posted on Mon Dec 12 15:51:57 UTC 2022 by ctc24 | view on HN
This article is about the various unexpected behaviors of databases and drivers that the author's team encountered this year.
“A solution in search of a problem” is a low-rates phenomenon
posted on Mon Dec 12 13:57:04 UTC 2022 by firstSpeaker | view on HN
The article discusses how new technologies are often seen as toys or solutions in search of a problem, but this is not always the case and it is difficult to predict which technologies will be successful.
The Zig programming language has been ported to SerenityOS
posted on Mon Dec 12 14:55:48 UTC 2022 by eatonphil | view on HN
posted on Mon Dec 12 12:36:02 UTC 2022 by mfiguiere | view on HN
The thumb drive was invented in 2000 by a Singapore company called Trek 2000 and it changed the way computer files are stored and transferred.
The Complicated Man Who Made 'Rudolph'
posted on Mon Dec 12 13:52:52 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
The article is about the animation of the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer movie, and the fact that it was outsourced to Japan.
The next step in ecommerce? Replatform with APIs and micro front ends
posted on Mon Dec 12 15:33:24 UTC 2022 by djha-skin | view on HN
The article is about how the ecommerce space is crowded, but Commerce Layer stands out by making any web page a shoppable experience.
Substack is now powered by Ghost
posted on Mon Dec 12 16:12:46 UTC 2022 by agd | view on HN
SK Hynix Reveals DDR5 MCR DIMM, Up to DDR5-8000 Speeds for HPC
posted on Mon Dec 12 13:20:37 UTC 2022 by rbanffy | view on HN
SK hynix has created a new generation of memory modules, Multiplexer Combined Ranks (MCR) DIMMs, which allows high-end server DIMMs to operate at a minimum data rate of 8 Gbps, an 80% uptick in bandwidth compared to existing DDR5 memory products.
posted on Sun Dec 11 10:53:55 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
Logtalk is designed to extend and leverage Prolog, providing an alternative for Prolog modules which subsumes their functionality and is complemented with a comprehensive set of developer tools.
Splashdown NASA’s Orion Returns to Earth After Historic Moon Mission
posted on Mon Dec 12 03:27:23 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
How Type Influences Readability
posted on Mon Dec 12 11:47:37 UTC 2022 by marban | view on HN
BuildZoom (better way to build custom homes) Is hiring a Principal Engineer
posted on Mon Dec 12 12:04:55 UTC 2022 by the_economist | view on HN
Ask HN: (Android) Did you know your carrier can remotely turn settings on?
posted on Mon Dec 12 13:47:16 UTC 2022 by brainchild-adam | view on HN
A list of advanced math tricks by Terence Tao
posted on Mon Dec 12 09:03:32 UTC 2022 by signa11 | view on HN
The article is about how to use the Mastodon web application.
posted on Mon Dec 12 15:26:55 UTC 2022 by signa11 | view on HN
This article is a list of tips for writing well in order to have a successful career in a white-collar job.
posted on Mon Dec 12 07:18:50 UTC 2022 by rwap | view on HN
Ask HN: Someone is proxy-mirroring my website, can I do anything?
posted on Mon Dec 12 08:00:27 UTC 2022 by stanislavb | view on HN
Linux Desktop Environments System Usage
posted on Mon Dec 12 06:50:09 UTC 2022 by itvision | view on HN
The article is about how different Linux Desktop Environments use different amounts of RAM, and how the author collected data on this.
posted on Mon Dec 12 15:48:11 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
The article discusses how the musician Duke Ellington composed the song "In a Sentimental Mood" in 1935 to placate two ladies, and how the author has been listening to the song on Spotify almost nonstop for the past nine decades. The article also discusses how Spotify's Wrapped feature is a great way for the company to keep track of its users' listening habits and how, despite this, the author has decided to stop using Spotify because they feel that the company does not prioritize
Dreams change under authoritarianism (2019)
posted on Sun Dec 11 06:22:58 UTC 2022 by apollinaire | view on HN
The article is about a book called "The Third Reich of Dreams" which is a collection of 75 dreams that people had during Hitler's reign.
Discovering latent knowledge in language models without supervision
posted on Mon Dec 12 03:30:51 UTC 2022 by dayve | view on HN
What would it take to bring back the dinosaurs?
posted on Mon Dec 12 14:40:00 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
The article is about the process of cloning and the difficulties of cloning an animal that is extinct or has been dead for a long time.
Vector Animations with Python (2014)
posted on Sun Dec 11 12:53:47 UTC 2022 by s1291 | view on HN
The article is about how to create vector animations using the Python libraries Gizeh and MoviePy.
posted on Sun Dec 11 12:57:59 UTC 2022 by dredmorbius | view on HN
The article discusses how a new, state-of-the-art ferry provided to an isolated fishing community caused more problems than it solved because the ferry was so high-tech that it couldn't be repaired on the island.
“A damn stupid thing to do” – The origins of CPL (2020)
posted on Sun Dec 11 08:15:19 UTC 2022 by ngcc_hk | view on HN
The article tells the story of Christopher Strachey, a man who influenced the development of the programming language, C.
Sharrow MX-1: Tipless propeller (2020)
posted on Mon Dec 12 01:47:13 UTC 2022 by flybrand | view on HN
The article is about a new tipless propeller that is said to be faster and more efficient than rivals.