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posted on Mon Dec 26 14:17:24 UTC 2022 by exp1orer | view on HN
The article discusses the author's personal experience with writing and using personal wikis and concludes that they are not useful.
Windows 95 went the extra mile to ensure compatibility of SimCity, other games
posted on Mon Dec 26 14:53:04 UTC 2022 by fagnerbrack | view on HN
The article discusses how Microsoft made sure that SimCity and other popular apps worked on Windows 95 by adding code to Windows 95 that looks for SimCity.
Thousands trapped on Pine Ridge burn clothes for warmth in wake of storm
posted on Mon Dec 26 14:45:24 UTC 2022 by mooreds | view on HN
posted on Mon Dec 26 16:27:11 UTC 2022 by karmanyaahm | view on HN
The article is discussing how to use the Mastodon web application.
Firefox for Android Added Save as PDF
posted on Mon Dec 26 15:50:12 UTC 2022 by inxode | view on HN
The article explains how to save a web page as a PDF on Firefox for Android.
Writing a Mini-CDN to Learn Nginx/Prometheus/Grafana/Lua
posted on Mon Dec 26 12:17:38 UTC 2022 by dreampeppers99 | view on HN
The objective of this repo is to build a body of knowledge on how CDNs work by coding one from "scratch".
Hyperview: Native mobile apps, as easy as creating a website
posted on Mon Dec 26 13:17:13 UTC 2022 by ksec | view on HN
The article discusses how Hyperview is a great fit for network-based mobile applications.
Why do bees die when they sting you?
posted on Mon Dec 26 11:20:12 UTC 2022 by yamrzou | view on HN
The article discusses the mechanism of a honey bee's stinger and why it is an evolutionarily advantageous trait.
Social media may prevent users from reaping creative rewards of profound boredom
posted on Mon Dec 26 15:10:52 UTC 2022 by nabla9 | view on HN
The article discusses how social media prevents people from progressing to a state of profound boredom, which may open the door to more creative and meaningful activity.
What does it mean for users to be in full control over their data [pdf]
posted on Mon Dec 26 14:09:46 UTC 2022 by Rygian | view on HN
The 5GHz “Problem” for Wi-Fi Networks: DFS (2018)
posted on Mon Dec 26 05:36:52 UTC 2022 by arm | view on HN
The article discusses the 5GHz "problem" for Wi-Fi networks, which is that the 5GHz band can be troublesome if you're not aware of its potential impact: DFS.
TablEdit – Music Tablature Editor
posted on Mon Dec 26 16:54:09 UTC 2022 by sogen | view on HN
TablEdit is a program for creating, editing, printing and listening to tablature and sheet music for guitar and other fretted, stringed instruments, including mandolin, ukulele, bass and banjo.
posted on Mon Dec 26 13:31:38 UTC 2022 by ksec | view on HN
Ruby 3.2.0 was released, featuring improvements across the board, including the YJIT just in time compiler, which has been ported to Rust and can now be used on ARM machines, and variable width allocation (VWA), which has been enabled by default.
The worst-selling Microsoft software product of all time: OS/2 for the Mach 20
posted on Mon Dec 26 15:53:25 UTC 2022 by kungfudoi | view on HN
The article is about the Mach 20, a software product by Microsoft that was released in 1987 and was their worst-selling software product of all time.
posted on Mon Dec 26 14:07:41 UTC 2022 by brianhicks | view on HN
The article discusses the author's experience with Obsidian and how they use it for various purposes including journaling.
BuildZoom (better way to build custom homes) Is hiring a Principal Engineer
posted on Mon Dec 26 12:05:26 UTC 2022 by the_economist | view on HN
Decoding the Secret Language of Photosynthesis
posted on Mon Dec 26 15:43:41 UTC 2022 by gmays | view on HN
This article discusses how scientists have decoded the signals plants send themselves to initiate photosynthesis, a process of turning sunlight into sugars.
Study finds AI assistants help developers produce code likely to be buggy
posted on Mon Dec 26 14:48:45 UTC 2022 by signa11 | view on HN
Use LibreOffice Base as a GUI for an SQLite Database in OS X (2016)
posted on Mon Dec 26 12:53:23 UTC 2022 by MonkeyClub | view on HN
The author is trying to find a suitable open source database for storing interview notes, and has found SQLite to be the best format so far.
posted on Mon Dec 26 11:44:10 UTC 2022 by lioeters | view on HN
The article discusses a programmer's attempt to create a function that converts numbers to music notes.
posted on Mon Dec 26 11:58:09 UTC 2022 by AnhTho_FR | view on HN
The article discusses the process of getting acquired, and how to increase the chances of it happening.
posted on Mon Dec 26 03:03:35 UTC 2022 by exists | view on HN
The article discusses the release notes for the UEFI boot standalone NixOS for the Linux on M1 experience.
Mental time travel can make us better people
posted on Sun Dec 25 13:55:28 UTC 2022 by dnetesn | view on HN
The researchers found that those who had thought about the future were significantly more likely to help their fellow player than those who had spent the minute thinking about animals. The article discusses a study that found that thinking about the future can shift our intentions to behave better.
posted on Mon Dec 26 04:23:32 UTC 2022 by mhb | view on HN
posted on Mon Dec 26 12:37:18 UTC 2022 by simjue | view on HN
Soaring fertilizer prices could see millions more undernourished
posted on Mon Dec 26 14:24:44 UTC 2022 by rntn | view on HN
The war in Ukraine has led to the blockade of millions of tons of wheat, barley and corn, but reduced food exports from the region are less of a driver of food price rises than feared, researchers say.
The FCC can finally hammer predatory prison phone call companies
posted on Mon Dec 26 14:40:40 UTC 2022 by toomuchtodo | view on HN
The article discusses a new law that will allow the Federal Communications Commission to directly regulate rates for phone calls made by prisoners, which have been notoriously high.
I wrote a Ruby extension in Zig
posted on Mon Dec 26 05:28:33 UTC 2022 by ksec | view on HN
The article discusses the author's experiences with writing native Ruby extensions, and how Zig may be a good option for writing them due to its speed.
Living in an Airplane in the Woods for $370 a Month
posted on Mon Dec 26 16:32:51 UTC 2022 by marban | view on HN
Ask HN: Favorite Podcast Episodes of 2022?
posted on Mon Dec 26 16:01:48 UTC 2022 by hnu0847 | view on HN