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  1. The Linux Command Line

    posted on Wed Dec 28 14:09:05 UTC 2022 by Brajeshwar | view on HN

    The book is available in printed form, published by No Starch Press. Copies may be purchased wherever fine books are sold. No Starch Press also offers electronic formats for popular e-readers. The article is about the book, "The Linux Command Line" which is a sequel/suplement to "The Linux Command Line" that is available for free download.

  2. WireGuard for the ESP32

    posted on Thu Dec 29 10:52:38 UTC 2022 by bishopsmother | view on HN

    This repository contains an implementation of WireGuard for ESP32 Arduino, which is mostly based on the WireGuard implementation for lwIP with some adjustments to build with ESP32 Arduino.

  3. Show HN: GUI for Making Animated Webcomics

    posted on Thu Dec 29 15:45:26 UTC 2022 by jimhi | view on HN

  4. Show HN: Pressn't, a site where you can only have a single post

    posted on Thu Dec 29 13:09:29 UTC 2022 by DanielVZ | view on HN

    This article is about a site where you can only have one post. The site is meant to encourage noise-free and thoughtful content.

  5. Lingua Graeca Per Se Illustrata

    posted on Thu Dec 29 12:11:52 UTC 2022 by gone35 | view on HN

    LGPSI is an open-ended collaborative project to develop sets of graded reading that guide learners from the beginning to a reading proficiency in ancient Greek (initially Koine, eventually expanding into Attic, Homer, and Byzantine).

  6. PostgREST – Serve a RESTful API from Any Postgres Database

    posted on Thu Dec 29 13:04:46 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN

    PostgREST is a standalone web server that turns your PostgreSQL database directly into a RESTful API.

  7. Sunstone (Medieval)

    posted on Mon Dec 26 20:41:09 UTC 2022 by benbreen | view on HN

    The sunstone is a type of mineral that was mentioned in several 13th–14th-century written sources in Iceland. One source, "Rauðúlfs þáttr", describes its use to locate the Sun in a completely overcast sky. A theory exists that the sunstone had polarizing attributes and was used as a navigational instrument by seafarers in the Viking Age.

  8. I ran the length of every street in Pittsburgh: Pac Tom [video]

    posted on Thu Dec 29 01:13:22 UTC 2022 by Audiophilip | view on HN

  9. The Meteorite Hunters Who Rush in When Space Rocks Crash to Earth

    posted on Thu Dec 29 03:15:47 UTC 2022 by Thevet | view on HN

    The article is about the event of a fireball, a bit of outer space hurtling toward Earth at more than 25,000 mph, and how it changed meteorite hunting forever.

  10. Someone Else’s Empire: Review of “London in the Roman World”

    posted on Thu Dec 29 02:47:11 UTC 2022 by diodorus | view on HN

    The article tells the story of how London was named for King Lud, a British king who ruled before the Roman conquest, and how this story was used by Protestant reformers in the 16th century to emphasize their independence from Rome.

  11. AI: Markets for Lemons, and the Great Logging Off

    posted on Thu Dec 29 03:17:26 UTC 2022 by willbobaggins | view on HN

    The article discusses how AI technology has the potential to change things in massive waves, but also has some deeply troubling implications.

  12. On ‘Plant-Based’

    posted on Thu Dec 29 05:53:18 UTC 2022 by solvent | view on HN

    The author discusses how the meaning of "plant-based" has changed over time, and how it is now used as a marketing term to sell products that are meatless or have no animal products.

  13. Ups and downs of a side project

    posted on Wed Dec 28 09:04:40 UTC 2022 by jereze | view on HN

    The article discusses the author's experience with their side project, which they started 4 years ago. They share what they have learned about their audience and offer advice for other side project creators.

  14. ReDoS “vulnerabilities” and misaligned incentives

    posted on Wed Dec 28 14:22:53 UTC 2022 by woodruffw | view on HN

    The article is discussing how open source maintainers are often pressured to accept pointless patches because it is easier than saying no, and how this needs to change.

  15. Tesla used car price bubble pops, weighs on new car demand

    posted on Thu Dec 29 15:58:18 UTC 2022 by bluedino | view on HN

    The average price for a used Tesla in November was $55,754, down 17% from a July peak of $67,297, and the used Teslas were in dealer inventory for 50 days on average in November, compared with 38 days for all used cars.

  16. Instagram is threatening legal action against Pixelfed

    posted on Thu Dec 29 14:02:31 UTC 2022 by mindracer | view on HN

    The article is telling the reader that in order to use the Mastodon web application, they need to enable JavaScript.

  17. A day in the life of almost every vending machine

    posted on Thu Dec 29 07:26:39 UTC 2022 by giuliomagnifico | view on HN

    Johnny Broderick is a man who is so invested in the roboticized transmission of snacks that he has been known to park a machine full of sweets in his driveway on Halloween so that any costumed local kids can issue their demand for treats via prodded forefinger.

  18. Silicon Valley offices less empty than other regions

    posted on Thu Dec 29 15:41:12 UTC 2022 by gumby | view on HN

    The article discusses how Silicon Valley is faring better than other nearby areas when it comes to office vacancies, but researchers say decisions on work culture at major tech companies could change the dynamic.

  19. Ask HN: Wanting to grow – what questions should you ask yourself?

    posted on Thu Dec 29 12:50:41 UTC 2022 by maligree | view on HN

  20. Installing an Ethernet card and video card and other upgrades for a Mac SE/30

    posted on Wed Dec 28 02:19:41 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN

    In a Twitter thread on March 10, 2021, it is explained how to use a clever part to adapt a pass-through on the Asante MacCon SE30 Ethernet card to connect a second card, which allows for both Ethernet and secondary video cards on the Mac SE/30.

  21. Remote Work Is Poised to Devastate America’s Cities

    posted on Thu Dec 29 16:03:24 UTC 2022 by andrewl | view on HN

    The article discusses how the rise in remote work has caused a decline in office attendance, which in turn has caused a decline in property values and tax revenue for cities.

  22. The Magic of Alleyways

    posted on Thu Dec 29 05:50:10 UTC 2022 by silt | view on HN

    The article discusses how the author, who previously had negative connotations towards alleys, began to appreciate them more after moving closer to one and witnessing the events that took place there.

  23. Hydroxychloroquine lowers Alzheimer's disease and related dementias risk

    posted on Thu Dec 29 16:33:00 UTC 2022 by JPLeRouzic | view on HN

    The article discusses how hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) has been shown to inactivate STAT3, and how this may impact Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathogenesis and risk.

  24. It's easier and faster to pirate an e-book, than it is to buy it

    posted on Thu Dec 29 13:44:09 UTC 2022 by leoff | view on HN

  25. Ask HN: What's Happening at Southwest?

    posted on Thu Dec 29 14:22:47 UTC 2022 by JimmyL | view on HN

  26. Meticulous (YC S21) Is Hiring #3 Founding Engineer in London

    posted on Thu Dec 29 07:01:23 UTC 2022 by Gabriel_h | view on HN

  27. Self-hosted home network monitoring with ntopng, a Fritz Box and an home server

    posted on Thu Dec 29 09:06:08 UTC 2022 by fortym2 | view on HN

    This post shows how to set up an home network traffic monitoring system in an unconventional way, using a Fritz!Box router.

  28. Barnes and Noble's surprising turnaround

    posted on Wed Dec 28 21:07:09 UTC 2022 by AlbertCory | view on HN

    The article discusses how Barnes & Noble, a company that is known for its printed books, is doing better than many other companies that are based on digital media.

  29. On the insanity of being a Scrabble enthusiast

    posted on Thu Dec 29 05:52:50 UTC 2022 by ohpissoff | view on HN

    The article is about the author's experience with playing Scrabble and how it became an obsession.

  30. 1,600 bats fell down during Houston's cold snap. Here's how they were saved.

    posted on Thu Dec 29 15:50:33 UTC 2022 by rntn | view on HN

    Some 1,600 bats found a temporary home this week in the attic of a Houston Humane Society director, but it wasn't because they made it their roost.