All summaries have been generated automatically by GPT-3. No responsibility is claimed for their contents nor its accuracy.
Hard truths I learned when I got laid off from my SWE job
posted on Wed Dec 28 15:21:29 UTC 2022 by sbuccini | view on HN
The author discusses the loneliness experienced after being laid off and the lack of support from others.
posted on Wed Dec 28 15:35:57 UTC 2022 by preetamjinka | view on HN
The article discusses how SQLite's use of automatic indexes to reduce the complexity of nested loop joins to O(N log N) is similar to other join types.
26 Programming Languages in 25 Days
posted on Wed Dec 28 14:44:12 UTC 2022 by azhenley | view on HN
The article discusses the author's process for choosing which languages to use for the Advent of Code contest, which is to rank languages by their power (relative to my ability in them), where ranking was roughly the product of: my experience and comfort with the language; and its expressiveness.
Active Ball Joint Mechanism With 3-DoF Based on Spherical Gear Meshings (2021)
posted on Wed Dec 28 12:30:06 UTC 2022 by nabla9 | view on HN
IEEE is the world's largest not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.
posted on Tue Dec 27 21:13:15 UTC 2022 by archagon | view on HN
macOS virtualisation refactored and sandboxed in Viable updates
posted on Wed Dec 28 14:29:02 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
The article discusses the release of two new beta versions of the Viable app, one of which is sandboxed and locked-down.
posted on Wed Dec 28 11:53:32 UTC 2022 by sysrpl | view on HN
This article is a guide to the programming language Free Pascal, with a focus on an example program written using the language.
Facebook addiction increases depression severity among already depressed people
posted on Wed Dec 28 13:39:31 UTC 2022 by hericium | view on HN
A longitudinal study found that the addictive use of Facebook can increase depression severity among people diagnosed with depression by causing dependency and self-criticism.
posted on Wed Dec 28 07:02:55 UTC 2022 by aix1 | view on HN
This article is about the Apple Lightning digital interface, which is used in most of the company's iOS devices since late 2012, and related technologies including Tristar, Hydra, HiFive, SDQ, and IDBUS.
posted on Wed Dec 28 16:03:33 UTC 2022 by rahen | view on HN
The article discusses the classic editor, which is a sparse, minimal, standard Unix tool that does one thing, and does it well. However, because there are so many good screen-oriented editors for Unix, there’s seldom very much call for using , unless you’re working on very old or very limited hardware that won’t run anything else.
posted on Wed Dec 28 12:55:32 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
Read in Color is an initiative that distributes books that provide perspectives on racism and social justice; celebrate BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and other marginalized voices; and incorporate experiences from all identities for all readers.
Police, prosecutors used junk science to decide 911 callers were liars
posted on Wed Dec 28 14:22:32 UTC 2022 by danso | view on HN
This article is about a man who claims to be able to tell if a 911 caller is guilty of a crime based on their speech patterns, and how prosecutors have used this method to win convictions, even though it is not backed by any scientific evidence.
Pa – a simple password manager based on age
posted on Wed Dec 28 10:49:30 UTC 2022 by j3s | view on HN
Stable Diffusion macOS native app
posted on Wed Dec 28 03:55:46 UTC 2022 by throwme_123 | view on HN
The article is discussing the potential consequences of creating a branch with a name that is already being used as a tag.
posted on Wed Dec 28 10:58:46 UTC 2022 by usgroup | view on HN
This article is about how to use M4 to generate SQL output.
US companies are producing heat pumps that work below -20F
posted on Wed Dec 28 13:19:56 UTC 2022 by jbrins1 | view on HN
Be sure to check out our homepage for all the latest news, and follow Electrek on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to stay in the loop. Don’t know where to start? Check out our YouTube channel for the latest reviews. Guides Johnson Controls has developed an air source heat pump prototype that can operate in temperatures below -20F (-29C) as part of the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Residential Cold Climate Heat Pump Challenge.
Laid off tech workers quickly find new jobs
posted on Wed Dec 28 14:56:57 UTC 2022 by cmbailey | view on HN
There are more job openings than there are unemployed people in the United States.
One Man’s Search for the First Hebrew-Lettered Cookbook
posted on Tue Dec 27 18:57:20 UTC 2022 by drdee | view on HN
The article is about a cookbook from 1854 that was written in German and spelled out in Hebrew letters.
Amber Ale: Brewing Beer from 45M-Year-Old Yeast (2009)
posted on Wed Dec 28 08:45:45 UTC 2022 by _Microft | view on HN
Ambergene's board of directors decided to confirm Cano's claims of reanimation in order to reassure potential investors.
posted on Wed Dec 28 13:35:36 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN
The article discusses how to properly measure oneself for a bra, common issues with incorrect bra fit, and provides a conversion chart for bra sizes in different countries.
Ask HN: Risk of unsafe software in automobiles?
posted on Wed Dec 28 15:46:50 UTC 2022 by jacobevelyn | view on HN
How the Steam Deck breathes life into underrated old games
posted on Wed Dec 28 14:14:20 UTC 2022 by Brajeshwar | view on HN
The author is obsessed with their Steam Deck and has been using it to play a variety of games, both old and new, that they wouldn't have otherwise been able to play.
Directory Opus – King of the Dual Panes
posted on Wed Dec 28 16:21:48 UTC 2022 by nickt | view on HN
The article is about the AmigaOS file management program Directory Opus.
posted on Tue Dec 27 10:40:09 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
Petrichor is the earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil, which is caused by the oil exuded by certain plants during dry periods, being absorbed by clay-based soils and rocks.
Spin up your development background processes with ease
posted on Wed Dec 28 11:54:50 UTC 2022 by philo01 | view on HN
Porter is a command-line interface (CLI) tool that makes it easy to run background services by adding a few lines to a configuration file.
Freedom to Roam in Scotland (2019)
posted on Tue Dec 27 06:48:45 UTC 2022 by asplake | view on HN
The article discusses the Outdoor Access Code in Scotland, which was created to give people better access to the land for recreational purposes. The code provides guidance for users on how to respect the interests of others, care for the environment, and take responsibility for their own actions.
Novu – Service for managing multi-channel notifications with a single API
posted on Mon Dec 26 10:20:22 UTC 2022 by AnhTho_FR | view on HN
Novu provides a single API to manage providers across multiple channels with a simple-to-use interface.
I've just started mixing shaders with Pygame
posted on Wed Dec 28 02:01:32 UTC 2022 by janebrown456 | view on HN
The article is about the game "Journey" and the author's experience with it. The author enjoyed the game and found it to be immersive. The author's only critiques are that there seems to be no win condition and that the map does not expand upward.
Inventing the Lisa User Interface (1997) [pdf]
posted on Tue Dec 27 12:04:49 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
posted on Wed Dec 28 13:36:46 UTC 2022 by neontomo | view on HN
The article discusses how fish are eating our trash and how we need to recycle to help reduce the amount of trash in the ocean.