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  1. Shutting down our unencrypted public DNS service

    posted on Tue Dec 13 14:41:30 UTC 2022 by mikece | view on HN

    The article is informing the reader that the legacy public DNS service is shutting down and being replaced by the encrypted DNS over TLS and DNS over HTTPS service.

  2. LosslessCut: The Swiss Army Knife of Lossless Video/Audio Editing

    posted on Tue Dec 13 14:44:56 UTC 2022 by spking | view on HN

    The article discusses the reasoning behind why the LosslessCut app is not free on the App Stores, but free on GitHub.

  3. Ask HN: Why are YC companies breaking hiring laws?

    posted on Tue Dec 13 15:35:13 UTC 2022 by roflyear | view on HN

  4. Pony Programming Language

    posted on Tue Dec 13 15:56:04 UTC 2022 by curling_grad | view on HN

    Pony is an open-source, object-oriented, actor-model, capabilities-secure, high-performance programming language that is still pre-1.0 and as such, semi-regularly introduces breaking changes.

  5. Show HN: We scaled Git to support 1 TB repos

    posted on Tue Dec 13 15:14:54 UTC 2022 by reverius42 | view on HN

    The article discusses a tool that allows for changes to be proposed and reviewed on any type of file, with built-in provenance.

  6. Secretary Granholm to announce major scientific breakthrough by DOE [video]

    posted on Tue Dec 13 13:11:01 UTC 2022 by KoftaBob | view on HN

  7. Binance freezes withdrawals of stablecoin USDC as investors pull $2B

    posted on Tue Dec 13 15:36:09 UTC 2022 by manholio | view on HN

    Binance has temporarily paused withdrawals of a major stablecoin after customers pulled over $2 billion in funds, as worries about the crypto exchange's stability grow after the collapse of FTX.

  8. Bipartisan Legislation to Ban TikTok

    posted on Tue Dec 13 16:47:16 UTC 2022 by jmsflknr | view on HN

    The Averting the National Threat of Internet Surveillance, Oppressive Censorship and Influence, and Algorithmic Learning by the Chinese Communist Party Act (ANTI-SOCIAL CCP Act) would protect Americans by blocking and prohibiting all transactions from any social media company in, or under the influence of, China, Russia, and several other foreign countries of concern.

  9. US Department of Energy: Fusion Ignition Achieved

    posted on Tue Dec 13 16:44:40 UTC 2022 by novateg | view on HN

    The U.S. Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration announced that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has achieved fusion ignition, meaning it produced more energy from fusion than the laser energy used to drive it.

  10. US annual inflation declines to 7.1% in November vs. 7.3% expected

    posted on Tue Dec 13 13:35:06 UTC 2022 by ericliuche | view on HN

  11. The United States of America vs. Samuel Bankman-Fried Indictment Unsealed [pdf]

    posted on Tue Dec 13 15:14:07 UTC 2022 by dereg | view on HN

  12. Julia Evans: Tips for Analyzing Logs

    posted on Tue Dec 13 16:47:16 UTC 2022 by historynops | view on HN

    The article is about how to debug by analyzing logs, specifically in the context of distributed systems debugging.

  13. A neat XOR trick

    posted on Sun Dec 11 22:03:36 UTC 2022 by jmillikin | view on HN

    The article discusses a trick to solve Advent of Code, day 6 in a single pass using a combination of or and xor operations on bitmasks.

  14. The Linguistics of Swearing Explain Why We Substitute Darn for Damn

    posted on Mon Dec 12 02:53:57 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN

  15. New Zealand passes legislation banning cigarettes for future generations

    posted on Tue Dec 13 16:07:03 UTC 2022 by petodo | view on HN

    Smoking cessation will lead to improved health for individuals and decreased spending on healthcare.

  16. Rutter (YC S19) Is Hiring a Senior Software Engineer in NYC

    posted on Tue Dec 13 12:00:26 UTC 2022 by cyrieu | view on HN

  17. Supabase Storage v2: Image Resizing and Smart CDN

    posted on Tue Dec 13 14:12:13 UTC 2022 by samwillis | view on HN

    The article discusses Supabase's new image resizing feature, which is in beta and only available to Pro-tier and Enterprise customers. The feature uses imgproxy and allows for easy on-demand image resizing in JavaScript or via the Storage API. The article also discusses the behind-the-scenes caching system that has been put in place to make image resizing more efficient.

  18. Read this post ‘unless’ you’re not a Ruby developer

    posted on Tue Dec 13 07:41:36 UTC 2022 by genericlemon24 | view on HN

    The article argues that using "!" with "unless" is confusing and causes double negatives, which are difficult for the human brain to parse.

  19. How much decentralisation is too much?

    posted on Mon Dec 12 07:30:18 UTC 2022 by robin_reala | view on HN

    The article discusses the difference between Mastodon, a federated network, and Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, which are all centralized. The author argues that the decentralization of Mastodon is both its strength and its weakness.

  20. Ask HN: Who Remembers “Abort. Retry. Fail?”

    posted on Tue Dec 13 16:00:03 UTC 2022 by graderjs | view on HN

  21. The best things and stuff of 2022

    posted on Tue Dec 13 14:27:28 UTC 2022 by rgrieselhuber | view on HN

    This article is a list of the author's favorite things from 2022.

  22. Human_fallback

    posted on Tue Dec 13 08:06:14 UTC 2022 by e12e | view on HN

    The article is about the author's experience working as an operator for a company that makes artificial intelligence for real estate.

  23. Fusion energy breakthrough by Livermore Lab

    posted on Sun Dec 11 18:29:26 UTC 2022 by zackoverflow | view on HN

    The article discusses the different features of the Standard Digital and Premium Digital packages offered by, and what will happen at the end of a trial period for each package.

  24. UC Berkeley launches SkyPilot to help navigate soaring cloud costs

    posted on Tue Dec 13 03:14:20 UTC 2022 by kungfudoi | view on HN

    The article discusses how the SkyPilot program can help reduce costs for machine learning and data science projects by automatically determining which cloud zone or service provider is the most cost-effective for a given project.

  25. SEC Charges Samuel Bankman-Fried with Defrauding Investors in FTX

    posted on Tue Dec 13 11:24:37 UTC 2022 by scrlk | view on HN

    The SEC charged Samuel Bankman-Fried with orchestrating a scheme to defraud equity investors in FTX Trading Ltd. (FTX), the crypto trading platform of which he was the CEO and co-founder.

  26. Show HN: Onin – E2EE calendar and chat app

    posted on Tue Dec 13 16:01:15 UTC 2022 by brod_ie | view on HN

    The article discusses the importance of keeping chats and events private.

  27. Conserving Dürer’s Triumphal Arch: coming apart at the seams (2016)

    posted on Sun Dec 11 22:44:45 UTC 2022 by benbreen | view on HN

    The article is about the process of removing the backing from a large print.

  28. The Legasov Tapes (2019)

    posted on Tue Dec 13 06:28:10 UTC 2022 by atomicnature | view on HN

    The author is starting to write their memoir and reflects on how the events they are writing about are tragic, confusing, and incomprehensible.

  29. Pi number calculator in 146 bytes of 8088 machine code

    posted on Mon Dec 12 03:44:26 UTC 2022 by nanochess | view on HN

  30. OCaml Canvas

    posted on Mon Dec 12 14:30:38 UTC 2022 by nickmain | view on HN

    The OCaml-Canvas library provides a portable Canvas framework for OCaml that is similar to HTML5 Canvas and can render to native X11, MS Windows or macOS windows.