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Ownership of AI-Generated Code Hotly Disputed
posted on Fri Dec 30 15:58:48 UTC 2022 by Chris2048 | view on HN
GitHub Copilot, dubbed as an "AI pair programmer" for software developers, automatically suggests code in real time; however, a class-action lawsuit filed against GitHub Copilot, its parent company Microsoft, and OpenAI claims open-source software piracy and violations of open-source licenses.
Write a Wayland Compositor [video]
posted on Fri Dec 30 14:43:03 UTC 2022 by pantalaimon | view on HN
The article argues that writing a Wayland compositor is a good way to learn about and contribute to the Wayland project.
TreeSheets: Open Source Free Form Data Organizer
posted on Fri Dec 30 13:55:10 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
The article is about a hierarchical spreadsheet called TreeSheets that is suitable for any kind of data organization.
Auth.js Authentication for the Web
posted on Fri Dec 30 13:10:21 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN
The article discusses the Auth.js library, which is designed to make authentication on the web more accessible.
Algorithms to Live By – The Computer Science of Human Decisions
posted on Wed Dec 28 15:25:03 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
The book provides an insight into how to identify the optimal workload for new employees by using ideas from the TCP networking protocol.
Pomsky – A portable, modern regular expression language
posted on Fri Dec 30 11:04:23 UTC 2022 by dataminer | view on HN
One Thing – Put a single task or goal in your menu bar
posted on Wed Dec 28 17:18:52 UTC 2022 by sogen | view on HN
The app "One Thing" is a menu bar item that allows you to focus on a single task at a time.
Log4Shell Still Has Sting in the Tail
posted on Wed Dec 28 16:41:48 UTC 2022 by mfiguiere | view on HN
The article is discussing the Log4j bug from last year and how it's still a threat today.
posted on Fri Dec 30 10:12:21 UTC 2022 by samwillis | view on HN
The main difference is that hex codes are shorter and easier to read. They're also more widely-supported. If you want to use an RGB color value in CSS, you have to write it like this: rgb(255, 0, 0). If you want to use a hex code, you can just write #ff0000. The article discusses the different color formats available for CSS and how to use them.
Investigation on the effect of oral breathing on cognitive activity (2021)
posted on Fri Dec 30 07:57:03 UTC 2022 by mirzap | view on HN
The article discusses a study on the effect of oral breathing on working memory, and how it affects brain activity.
PRQL: a simple, powerful, pipelined SQL replacement
posted on Fri Dec 30 03:04:44 UTC 2022 by NicoJuicy | view on HN
Extensible PRQL is a great platform to build on because of its abstractions and explicit versioning.
50 years of C, the good, the bad and the ugly [video]
posted on Fri Dec 30 10:28:17 UTC 2022 by enduku | view on HN
The article looks at the history of the C programming language, its successes and failures, and its impact on the world of programming.
posted on Fri Dec 30 05:56:01 UTC 2022 by pepys | view on HN
In Tudor England, the festive season was a period of spiritual preparation, fasting, and excitement that culminated in 12 days of feasting and merriment.
Quickly checking that a string belongs to a small set
posted on Fri Dec 30 13:03:53 UTC 2022 by ibobev | view on HN
The article discusses two ways to quickly tell whether a given string is part of a set of reference strings, and compares the performance of each method.
I rewrote in Crystal my tool to quickly create Kubernetes clusters in Hetzner
posted on Fri Dec 30 14:20:42 UTC 2022 by SkyLinx | view on HN
posted on Wed Dec 28 06:25:37 UTC 2022 by turtlegrids | view on HN
A T-shaped person is an expert in at least one thing but also somewhat capable in many other things.
What would a decentralised Uber look like?
posted on Fri Dec 30 15:11:54 UTC 2022 by edent | view on HN
The article discusses the pros and cons of a decentralized Uber, and how it would work.
AMD, Intel, and Nvidia Reportedly Slash Orders with TSMC
posted on Fri Dec 30 14:38:03 UTC 2022 by mirzap | view on HN
TSMC is the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, and according to a recent report, their leading customers have revised their orders for the fourth quarter of 2022, which will affect the company's results starting from that quarter.
SpaceX caps 2022 with record-setting 61st Falcon 9 launch
posted on Fri Dec 30 12:54:47 UTC 2022 by signa11 | view on HN
SpaceX launched a $186 million Israeli Earth-imaging satellite early Friday, the California rocket builder's 61st and final Falcon 9 launch of 2022 and its seventh this month, both modern-day records.
Translatewith.wiki: Translate complicated concepts between languages
posted on Wed Dec 28 16:37:12 UTC 2022 by bo0tzz | view on HN
EarSpy: Spying on Phone Calls via Ear Speaker Vibrations
posted on Wed Dec 28 14:27:32 UTC 2022 by simonpure | view on HN
The article discusses how the EarSpy attack method, which relies on the phone’s ear speaker and the device’s built-in accelerometer for capturing the tiny vibrations generated by the speaker, is becoming increasingly feasible due to the improvements made by smartphone manufacturers to ear speakers.
Can a Tarot card reading be defamatory?
posted on Thu Dec 29 22:51:46 UTC 2022 by tptacek | view on HN
The article discusses a case where a professor is suing a Tik-Tok personality for defamation after the Tik-Tok personality accused the professor of plotting and ordering a murder, with no basis in reality.
How Novell Netware lost the battle against Windows NT (2013)
posted on Wed Dec 28 14:27:05 UTC 2022 by lproven | view on HN
Ruby-Nix: Generates reproducible Ruby/bundler app environment with Nix
posted on Wed Dec 28 04:21:27 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN
Ruby-nix is a flake that exports a function that is suitable for local development (eg. Rails).
A search engine for searching books in the Z-Library index on the IPFS network
posted on Thu Dec 29 19:05:23 UTC 2022 by baptiste313 | view on HN
US prepares to drop the survey foot measurement
posted on Fri Dec 30 13:43:10 UTC 2022 by DarkContinent | view on HN
The article discusses how the U.S. survey foot and the international foot, which have both been supported by NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey and the National Institute of Standards and Technology, are not exactly equal, and how this can impact the precise coordinates and measurements used in various industries.
Amazon admits no basis for damages in $1M asset seizure by DOJ
posted on Fri Dec 30 12:51:27 UTC 2022 by ilamont | view on HN
Summary: “No: The Only Negotiating System You Need for Work and Home” – Jim Camp
posted on Fri Dec 30 16:30:58 UTC 2022 by chegra | view on HN
The article is about a system for negotiation based on the word "no" which allows for better communication and prevents bad decisions.
Make your database tables smaller
posted on Thu Dec 29 00:15:59 UTC 2022 by yakshaving_jgt | view on HN
posted on Fri Dec 30 08:11:07 UTC 2022 by HieronymusBosch | view on HN
A generous member of the wider curl community stepped up and donated an unused Mac mini m1 model to be used for curl development.