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posted on Wed Dec 21 12:01:57 UTC 2022 by rogual | view on HN
The author is discussing their process for porting their Flash games to a new format so they will not be lost when Flash is no longer supported.
Philadelphia Phreakers installing free payphone
posted on Wed Dec 21 15:26:05 UTC 2022 by DoktorDelta | view on HN
A Philly guy is trying to bring back pay phones without the pay part.
Pfizer Penalties Since 2000: $10B
posted on Wed Dec 21 13:41:43 UTC 2022 by bigtex | view on HN
Pfizer has been fined a total of $10,268,623,165 for off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products since 2000.
‘My power’s low’: NASA’s Insight Mars lander prepares to sign off
posted on Wed Dec 21 12:41:44 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
The article discusses how the InSight lander, which has been on a mission to reveal the secrets of Mars, may be coming to an end as dust continues to thicken and choke out the InSight’s power.
Scientists created male and female cells from a single person
posted on Wed Dec 21 13:30:45 UTC 2022 by Amorymeltzer | view on HN
We are drowning in information while starving for wisdom (2021)
posted on Wed Dec 21 13:26:46 UTC 2022 by yamrzou | view on HN
The article discusses how wisdom is not something that is often rewarded in the scientific community, despite it being beneficial to a career based on solving problems.
I spent two years trying to do what Backstage does for free
posted on Wed Dec 21 14:13:55 UTC 2022 by Amorymeltzer | view on HN
The article discusses how the author, a technical writer, took on a lot of developer experience responsibilities in their last role, including creating a spreadsheet to track down information about specific APIs, setting up an internal documentation site, and helping to enforce templates and get development teams to add their information to the site. Backstage, a framework for building developer portals, would have handled all of these functions better than the author's ad-hoc solutions.
A Non-Constructive Proof of the Four Colour Theorem
posted on Wed Dec 21 15:36:07 UTC 2022 by ColinWright | view on HN
WebAssembly: Docker Without Containers
posted on Wed Dec 21 09:39:39 UTC 2022 by RebootStr | view on HN
The article explains what WebAssembly is, how it is relevant to the Docker ecosystem, and provides some hands-on examples.
Repairing Your Car in Your Own Garage Is Considered Illegal in Sacramento, CA
posted on Wed Dec 21 14:46:15 UTC 2022 by josephcsible | view on HN
The article discusses how the interpretation of the code can result in different classifications of repairs.
Crochet: A little hook to improve attention?
posted on Wed Dec 21 10:06:31 UTC 2022 by JPLeRouzic | view on HN
The article discusses a study comparing the effects of crochet on the brain to those of meditation, and found that while both have positive effects, they are dissimilar.
3M to end 'forever chemicals' output
posted on Wed Dec 21 04:33:46 UTC 2022 by voisin | view on HN
The article is discussing how 3M Co. is setting a deadline to stop producing PFAS due to the legal pressure that has been mounting over the environmental damage caused by the chemicals.
Raytheon completes engine run of hybrid-electric flight demonstrator
posted on Wed Dec 21 16:11:14 UTC 2022 by thealienthing | view on HN
The article discusses the successful initial run of a new propulsion system developed by Pratt & Whitney. The system is a hybrid-electric propulsion system that is expected to reduce fuel burn and CO2 emissions by up to 30% compared to today's most advanced regional turboprop aircraft.
Ink – inkle's narrative scripting language
posted on Wed Dec 21 12:49:27 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
The article discusses the difference between inklewriter and ink.
The Generation Ship Model of Software Development (2014)
posted on Wed Dec 21 04:03:19 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
The article is about a person who is exploring the different levels of a generation ship and learning about the secrets it holds.
TensorFlow Datasets (TFDS): a collection of ready-to-use datasets
posted on Wed Dec 21 12:19:06 UTC 2022 by markerbrod | view on HN
TensorFlow Datasets provides many public datasets as . To install and use TFDS, we strongly encourage to start with our getting started guide.
The Physics of baking good Pizza (2018)
posted on Wed Dec 21 11:57:35 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
Systemd-coredump: CVE-2022-4415: local information leak
posted on Wed Dec 21 12:18:26 UTC 2022 by jwilk | view on HN
Apple launches Freeform: a powerful new app designed for creative collaboration
posted on Wed Dec 21 10:37:37 UTC 2022 by dsego | view on HN
The article discusses the features of the new app Freeform, which is designed for creative brainstorming and collaboration.
posted on Wed Dec 21 16:30:46 UTC 2022 by andrewl | view on HN
The article discusses how the city of Chicago has the world's most consistent and orderly grid layout, thanks to the rise of digital mapping.
posted on Wed Dec 21 08:53:24 UTC 2022 by tomtomlapomme | view on HN
The Nod.ai team is pleased to announce Stable Diffusion image generation accelerated on the AMD RDNA™ 3 architecture running on a beta driver from AMD.
Stable Diffusion 2 Depth Guided model: architecture photos from dollhouse
posted on Wed Dec 21 02:44:24 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
QTS refits Dutch datacenter to warm thousands of homes with waste heat
posted on Wed Dec 21 12:27:20 UTC 2022 by pseudolus | view on HN
Gitlab Web IDE Beta, Powered by Visual Studio Code
posted on Wed Dec 21 08:53:48 UTC 2022 by notpushkin | view on HN
The Web IDE Beta is a feature of GitLab that is being replaced with an implementation inspired by Visual Studio Code.
Binance caught commingling funds between US and international exchanges
posted on Wed Dec 21 12:12:34 UTC 2022 by senttoschool | view on HN
The article discusses how FTX.US was supposedly held at arms length from the parent exchange, but when the end came for FTX, FTX.US met the same fate, freezing customer withdrawals and entering Chapter 11 with the rest of the FTX/Alameda network.
posted on Wed Dec 21 12:19:59 UTC 2022 by belter | view on HN
The DBpedia ontology is a crowd-sourced, shallow cross-domain ontology that is continuously being contributed to by the DBpedia community. It currently covers 768 classes and is described by 3000 different properties.
D2 language, open source alternative to PlantUML
posted on Tue Dec 20 12:24:14 UTC 2022 by dcu | view on HN
D2 is a diagram scripting language that turns text to diagrams.
Saving power on an ESP8266 web server using delays
posted on Wed Dec 21 09:46:25 UTC 2022 by lioeters | view on HN
The article discusses how to decrease the power consumption of an ESP8266 by slowing the busy loop down.
Manual scavenging: A stinking legacy of suffocation and stigma
posted on Wed Dec 21 16:29:20 UTC 2022 by akbarnama | view on HN
The article is discussing the dangers of manual scavenging, which is the act of manually cleaning human excrement from places like sewers and septic tanks.
Jami: Share, Message, Call freely and privately
posted on Wed Dec 21 16:24:30 UTC 2022 by varbhat | view on HN