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posted on Sat Dec 31 15:43:54 UTC 2022 by stankot | view on HN
The article discusses how to take an SVG path and turn it into a vector rope drawing, using rectangles and bezier curves.
Dinner for one: The little-known British comedy famous in Germany
posted on Sat Dec 31 11:34:53 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
The article tells the story of the popular German New Year's Eve film "Dinner for One" and how it came to be.
Should Small Rust Structs be Passed by-copy or by-borrow?
posted on Sat Dec 31 13:33:30 UTC 2022 by aloukissas | view on HN
This simple question sent the author on a benchmarking odyssey with some surprising twists and discoveries, which they share in the article.
Cached Chrome Top Million Websites
posted on Sat Dec 31 13:49:20 UTC 2022 by edent | view on HN
This repository contains a cached CSV version of the Chrome top sites, queried from the CrUX data in Google BigQuery, which is more accurate than other top lists like the Alexa Top Million and Tranco Top Million.
Show HN: Pole Clock, a single 24h clock with multiple timezones
posted on Sat Dec 31 13:40:51 UTC 2022 by PascalPixel | view on HN
posted on Sat Dec 31 12:13:36 UTC 2022 by luca020400 | view on HN
The LineageOS team has been hard at work porting their features to Android 13 and has introduces some cool new features, such as their new camera app, Aperture.
posted on Sat Dec 31 15:12:28 UTC 2022 by Tomte | view on HN
The Godot team looks back on their year and all that they have accomplished.
Complementary foundations for mathematics: when do we choose? [pdf]
posted on Sat Dec 31 15:19:48 UTC 2022 by hackandthink | view on HN
US navy released worst rust photo to date
posted on Sat Dec 31 14:53:12 UTC 2022 by quantified | view on HN
The US Navy is facing a problem with rust on their ships, which was brought to light by a photo of a warship's deck covered in rust.
Why does my SSH private key still work after changing some bytes? (2016)
posted on Sat Dec 31 05:30:25 UTC 2022 by curling_grad | view on HN
An ASN.1-encoded SSH private key contains the following integers in order: The public modulus $n$ and exponent $e$; The private exponent $d$; The prime factors $p$ and $q$ of $n$; The "reduced" private exponents $d_p=d\bmod(p-1)$ and $d_q=d\bmod(q-1)$; The "CRT coefficient
VanillaOS: Immutable Ubuntu-Based Linux
posted on Sat Dec 31 09:54:23 UTC 2022 by bketelsen | view on HN
Vanilla OS offers the latest stable Linux kernel, ensuring support for the latest devices and the latest performance improvements.
Surviving disillusionment (2020)
posted on Sat Dec 31 08:23:19 UTC 2022 by terminal_d | view on HN
The article is about how the author's view of the technology industry has changed after writing about the dark side of it, and how this knowledge has made it difficult to enjoy the industry in the same way as before.
A taste of pavex, an upcoming Rust web framework
posted on Sat Dec 31 10:51:46 UTC 2022 by lukastyrychtr | view on HN
The goal of the new web framework is to be as easy to use as , Rails or ASP.NET Core, while also being as fast as a handwritten solution built directly on top of raw .
Deceiving Windows Defender: The Big Stack Bypass
posted on Sat Dec 31 11:10:18 UTC 2022 by CHEF-KOCH | view on HN
Austral: A systems language with linear types and capabilities
posted on Thu Dec 29 01:37:41 UTC 2022 by riidom | view on HN
The article is an introduction to Austral, a new systems programming language, discussing its design goals, features, and language overview.
Why “OpenBSD Mastery: Filesystems” Is Not in Amazon’s Kindle Store
posted on Sat Dec 31 05:20:28 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
The article is about how Amazon pays roughly 70% of retail price for books priced up to $9.99, and 35% for books $10 and over, which is why the author is not going to publish future Mastery books on Amazon's Kindle store.
NY Sabotages Right to Repair Bill [video]
posted on Thu Dec 29 07:59:13 UTC 2022 by asjfkdlf | view on HN
Mummy – web server written in Nim that returns to the ancient ways of threads
posted on Sat Dec 31 02:56:23 UTC 2022 by michaelsbradley | view on HN
The article discusses the features of Mummy, a multi-threaded HTTP 1.1 and WebSocket server written entirely in Nim. It highlights the benefits of the server, including its simplicity, ease of debugging, and support for multiple cores. It also notes that Mummy is not well-suited for large file transfers due to its focus on being an API server.
posted on Sat Dec 31 09:20:41 UTC 2022 by sph | view on HN
The article is about a new way to organize your shell scripts so that you can easily find them later.
When did the First Peoples arrive in America?
posted on Sat Dec 31 12:44:10 UTC 2022 by HR01 | view on HN
The article discusses the debate among scientists about when people first arrived in the Americas, with new evidence suggesting it was at least 15,000 years ago.
posted on Wed Dec 28 18:44:48 UTC 2022 by triska | view on HN
Using Mass Storage Devices on Simh PDP-11/RT-11: Paper Tape, Diskette, Dectape
posted on Wed Dec 28 15:52:29 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
The article describes how to use the simh mass storage devices on the PDP-11 emulator to transfer ASCII data in/out of the PDP-11 and any type of file between simulated PDP-11s.
Magic beans, Bahamian penthouses, old-fashioned fraud and other important SBF-in
posted on Sat Dec 31 14:19:11 UTC 2022 by nowherebeen | view on HN
We've detected unusual activity from your computer network.
Whatever happened to SHA-256 support in Git
posted on Sat Dec 31 03:33:40 UTC 2022 by simonpure | view on HN
The SHA-1 hash algorithm is terminally broken and should not be used in any situation where security matters, according to the article.
JPMorgan to spend $1B on rental homes in the US to become a megalandlord
posted on Sat Dec 31 11:04:53 UTC 2022 by raybb | view on HN
Haven Realty Capital and JPMorgan Chase's asset management arm have entered into a joint venture agreement in which they will invest up to $1 billion to develop build-to-rent single-family homes across the country.
Boufallo Lab BL616/BL618 RISC-V MCU Supports WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and Zigbee
posted on Thu Dec 29 15:24:13 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
The BL616 and BL618 are 32-bit RISC-V wireless microcontrollers with support for 2.4 GHz WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2 dual-mode, and an 802.15.4 radio for Zigbee, Thread, and Matter designed for IoT applications.
Ask HN: What is your new year's resolution?
posted on Sat Dec 31 02:00:41 UTC 2022 by nigamanth | view on HN
The consumption of viruses returns energy to food chains
posted on Fri Dec 30 14:19:18 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
Tell HN: Freenom (the operator of .tk, .ml, .ga, .cf, .gq TLDs) is falling apart
posted on Sat Dec 31 08:00:46 UTC 2022 by peppermint_gum | view on HN
GrapheneOS Lead on Linux (In)Security
posted on Sat Dec 31 16:50:49 UTC 2022 by oDot | view on HN