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Riffusion – Stable Diffusion fine-tuned to generate Music
posted on Thu Dec 15 13:26:04 UTC 2022 by MitPitt | view on HN
The article discusses how the Riffusion model can generate images of spectrograms which can then be converted into audio clips.
NIST Retires SHA-1 Cryptographic Algorithm
posted on Thu Dec 15 15:49:12 UTC 2022 by say_it_as_it_is | view on HN
The SHA-1 algorithm is no longer secure and should be replaced with the more secure SHA-2 or SHA-3 groups of algorithms.
posted on Thu Dec 15 15:54:48 UTC 2022 by jswrenn | view on HN
The article is about the Deflect crate, which allows for reflection in Rust.
Best ecommerce UX practices from mcmaster.com
posted on Thu Dec 15 14:59:37 UTC 2022 by amoopa | view on HN
The article discusses how the ecommerce website mcmaster.com has great user experience (UX) practices which have been neglected in other business-to-business (B2B) sites.
Adding WebRTC support to OBS using Rust
posted on Thu Dec 15 14:49:52 UTC 2022 by markdog12 | view on HN
The article discusses the benefits of adding WebRTC support to OBS, including the ability to achieve sub-second latency, the flexibility to use newer codecs, and the option to establish a peer-to-peer connection.
Deepmind’s alphacode conquers coding, performing as well as humans
posted on Thu Dec 15 14:43:12 UTC 2022 by Brajeshwar | view on HN
DeepMind's new coding AI just trounced roughly 50 percent of human coders in a highly competitive programming competition.
Na-S Battery: Low-cost with four times the capacity of lithium
posted on Thu Dec 15 12:07:57 UTC 2022 by giuliomagnifico | view on HN
The article discusses how a new type of battery has been made using sodium-sulphur which is cheaper to produce than lithium-ion batteries. The new battery is also more energy dense and less toxic than lithium-ion batteries.
Z-Wave Alliance Announces Z-Wave Source Code Project Now Open and Available
posted on Thu Dec 15 14:30:33 UTC 2022 by JeanSebTr | view on HN
Wendy Carlos: The brilliant but lonely life of an electronic music pioneer
posted on Wed Dec 14 10:20:07 UTC 2022 by lentil_soup | view on HN
This article is about the life and accomplishments of Wendy Carlos, a composer and musician who is considered to be the most important living person in the history of electronic music.
Who knew the first AI battles would be fought by artists?
posted on Thu Dec 15 11:49:31 UTC 2022 by dredmorbius | view on HN
The article is about how to use the Mastodon web application.
Supabase Wrappers: A Framework for Building Postgres Foreign Data Wrappers
posted on Thu Dec 15 15:59:10 UTC 2022 by yurisagalov | view on HN
The article discusses the release of Supabase Wrappers, a framework for building Postgres Foreign Data Wrappers (FDW) which connects Postgres to external systems.
posted on Thu Dec 15 14:17:47 UTC 2022 by severine | view on HN
The Xfce team is happy to announce the release of Xfce 4.18 after almost two years of work.
Maintain a clean architecture in Python with dependency rules
posted on Thu Dec 15 13:29:11 UTC 2022 by rekahrv | view on HN
In the second prompt, enter the fully qualified names of the packages that are allowed to import : app.api, app.core, app.db, app.schemas After that, you'll see the generated YAML file: The generated YAML file contains all the rules that we've defined in the previous sections. It also contains the source code of the rules, so that you can customize them. The generated rules are also available as a Python module. To install
posted on Thu Dec 15 14:22:58 UTC 2022 by hampelm | view on HN
The article discusses how map products can be powered by creating reliable, easy-to-use, and interoperable open map data.
posted on Wed Dec 14 12:57:42 UTC 2022 by giuliomagnifico | view on HN
The article is about a man who became obsessed with the look of film videos and decided to make his own film video camera using 3D printing.
Project Butterly: restoring and preserving the IBM ThinkPad 701
posted on Wed Dec 14 13:21:46 UTC 2022 by lproven | view on HN
This article is about how to restore the looks of rusted screws while protecting them from future corrosion.
posted on Thu Dec 15 14:43:04 UTC 2022 by Brajeshwar | view on HN
The article discusses some of the most remarkable discoveries of the year, which include fossils that reveal a prehistoric rainforest and the remains of a 17th-century Spanish galleon.
Ask HN: How might HN build a social network together?
posted on Thu Dec 15 13:37:47 UTC 2022 by shanebellone | view on HN
The Gates of Argonath in VR at 50 FPS on Unreal Engine
posted on Thu Dec 15 08:38:11 UTC 2022 by huhtenberg | view on HN
Unreal Engine 4 Documentation covers topics including how to set up your project, controls, media, gameplay, how to create content, and how to package and launch your project. This article is a documentation page for the Unreal Engine 4.
The rise and fall of peer review
posted on Thu Dec 15 11:29:33 UTC 2022 by Vinnl | view on HN
The article discusses how peer review has changed the scientific community for the last 60 years and how it is a massive experiment with no real control group.
Open-source motion capture data of elite-level baseball pitchers on GitHub
posted on Wed Dec 14 10:45:50 UTC 2022 by icelancer | view on HN
The OpenBiomechanics Project is an initiative started by Driveline Baseball Research & Development to provide raw (in the form of cleaned C3D files) and processed (full signal + point of interest) sports biomechanics data to the general public.
Wetland emission and atmospheric sink changes explain methane growth in 2020
posted on Thu Dec 15 13:42:50 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
The article is about the growth rate of atmospheric methane.
posted on Tue Dec 13 10:07:38 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
APPerl is a distribution of Perl that runs on several x86_64 operating systems (most Unix-like and Windows) via the same binary.
Book of Universal Scene Description (USD)
posted on Wed Dec 14 12:21:16 UTC 2022 by gardaani | view on HN
The article is about the copyright of Animal Logic ALab and the conditions under which the digital assets can be used.
The Rise and Fall of the General Electric Coporation Computer Department (1995) [pdf]
posted on Tue Dec 13 06:07:26 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
Meticulous (YC S21) Is Hiring #3 Founding Engineer in London
posted on Thu Dec 15 07:01:14 UTC 2022 by Gabriel_h | view on HN
Operation Charlie: Hacking the MBTA CharlieCard from 2008 to Present
posted on Wed Dec 14 12:28:36 UTC 2022 by Amorymeltzer | view on HN
The CharlieCard is a contactless smart card used for transportation fare payment in the Boston area which has had 15 years of public security vulnerabilities.
Update on Vulkan video decoding vith open-source AMD driver RADV
posted on Thu Dec 15 08:54:16 UTC 2022 by jlpcsl | view on HN
The article discusses the current status of work being done to add Vulkan video decode support for AMD GPUs, which is in a branch. The work is against the current EXT decode beta extensions in the spec and includes an initial implementation of H264 and H265 decoding. The work passes the basic conformance tests but fails some of the more complicated ones.
posted on Thu Dec 15 09:00:34 UTC 2022 by mariuz | view on HN
Epic is turning off online services and servers for some older games
posted on Thu Dec 15 10:47:27 UTC 2022 by mariuz | view on HN
The article is about Epic Games shutting down many of their older online servers and services.