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  1. 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.

  2. SQLite's Automatic Indexes

    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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Notepad Calculator

    posted on Tue Dec 27 21:13:15 UTC 2022 by archagon | view on HN

  6. 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.

  7. Free Pascal Guide

    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.

  8. 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.

  9. Apple Lightning (2020)

    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.

  10. Actually using Ed

    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.

  11. Little Free Library

    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.

  12. 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.

  13. Pa – a simple password manager based on age

    posted on Wed Dec 28 10:49:30 UTC 2022 by j3s | view on HN

  14. 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.

  15. SQL + M4 = Composable SQL

    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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. Bra Size Calculator

    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.

  21. Ask HN: Risk of unsafe software in automobiles?

    posted on Wed Dec 28 15:46:50 UTC 2022 by jacobevelyn | view on HN

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. Petrichor

    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.

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. Inventing the Lisa User Interface (1997) [pdf]

    posted on Tue Dec 27 12:04:49 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN

  30. Show HN: Listen To The Ocean – JavaScript game w. AI-generated sprites

    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.