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Airbnb removed my negative review
posted on Mon Jan 02 16:05:59 UTC 2023 by luminaobscura | view on HN
AIOC: Ham Radio All-in-One-Cable
posted on Mon Jan 02 15:06:45 UTC 2023 by zdw | view on HN
The AIOC is a small adapter with a USB-C connector that enumerates itself as a sound-card (e.g. for APRS purposes) and a virtual tty ("COM Port") for programming and asserting the PTT (Push-To-Talk).
Ask HN: Who is hiring? (January 2023)
posted on Mon Jan 02 16:01:16 UTC 2023 by whoishiring | view on HN
posted on Mon Jan 02 15:25:35 UTC 2023 by jseliger | view on HN
Spencer drives around downtown Portland greeting different homeless people by name as part of his work for Echelon.
Petals: Run 100B+ language models at home bit-torrent style
posted on Mon Jan 02 08:28:22 UTC 2023 by antman | view on HN
The article discusses how the Petals system allows for faster training of language models by breaking up the model into smaller pieces that are then trained by different people.
Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? (January 2023)
posted on Mon Jan 02 16:01:15 UTC 2023 by whoishiring | view on HN
Automating Heating with Home Assistant
posted on Sun Jan 01 18:59:27 UTC 2023 by domh | view on HN
The article is about a person who optimized their home heating using Home Assistant, and how it increased comfort and decreased gas usage.
Games people play with cash flow
posted on Fri Dec 30 22:28:52 UTC 2022 by simonebrunozzi | view on HN
The article discusses how first principles thinking can fail, using the example of an article that argues startups shouldn't raise money. The author of the original article constructs a coherent argument from first principles, but the author of this piece disagrees with the conclusion. They argue that while the individual propositions in the original article are correct, the framing is not as useful.
posted on Mon Jan 02 02:29:45 UTC 2023 by maxerickson | view on HN
The article argues that landing on Mars with existing technology would be a destructive, wasteful stunt whose only legacy would be to ruin the greatest natural history experiment in the Solar System.
WorldWideWeb, the First Web Browser
posted on Mon Jan 02 15:02:36 UTC 2023 by zdw | view on HN
The quest for a family-friendly password manager
posted on Mon Jan 02 16:06:31 UTC 2023 by jhvkjhk | view on HN
The article is discussing the various levels of security for different password managers and how they compare to each other.
Code Smell of the Day: Type Keys (2021)
posted on Mon Jan 02 11:25:30 UTC 2023 by genericlemon24 | view on HN
This article discusses how type keys can lead to bloated abstractions, and how to refactor code to avoid this.
Optimal hydration may slow down the aging process in humans
posted on Mon Jan 02 14:34:02 UTC 2023 by EL_Loco | view on HN
The article discusses how elevated serum sodium levels are a risk factor for accelerated aging, and how maintaining optimal hydration may slow down the aging process.
posted on Mon Jan 02 14:07:34 UTC 2023 by crdavidson | view on HN
Spall is a tool that allows you to view traces in your browser, and it has a small header-only C library that allows you to trace your projects.
Filmora and Adobe decide to use “Kdenlive” as a keyword in their online ads
posted on Mon Jan 02 14:42:56 UTC 2023 by ladyanita22 | view on HN
Kdenlive is a free, open source video editing software that is powerful and easy to use.
GameBoy Graphics Part 2: Tile Maps [video]
posted on Fri Dec 30 19:39:11 UTC 2022 by ant6n | view on HN
HTTPS explained with carrier pigeons
posted on Sat Dec 31 06:10:46 UTC 2022 by signa11 | view on HN
The article discusses how cryptography works and how it can be used to send secure messages.
Software Detection of Currency (2004)
posted on Sun Jan 01 23:34:55 UTC 2023 by bobbiechen | view on HN
The article discusses how recent printers, scanners and image manipulation software can detect images of currency, and how the detection algorithm is not disclosed.
How many layers of UI inconsistencies are in Windows 11?
posted on Mon Jan 02 11:07:39 UTC 2023 by crecker | view on HN
The article discusses the design changes in Windows 11 and how they compare to Windows 10.
The Year of C++ Successor Languages
posted on Mon Jan 02 09:49:11 UTC 2023 by nikbackm | view on HN
In 2022, three possible successor languages to C++ were announced at major C++ conferences.
Unearthing long ignored African writing system, researcher finds African history
posted on Mon Jan 02 12:09:56 UTC 2023 by gpvos | view on HN
The article is about how Fallou Ngom discovered Ajami, a modified Arabic script, in a box of his late father’s old papers and how it has changed his life and the lives of countless others.
Lessons Learned from the Book “Effective Remote Work”
posted on Mon Jan 02 06:23:06 UTC 2023 by 0x54MUR41 | view on HN
The article is a review of the book "Effective Remote Work" by James Stanier. The reviewer enjoyed the book and found it to be full of useful information on how to make remote work more effective.
Show HN: Pixletters – Word guessing puzzle game where used pixels give you clues
posted on Mon Jan 02 15:46:15 UTC 2023 by michalg82 | view on HN
The article discusses how to use a "pixel checker" in order to determine which pixels should be colored in order to find the correct letter.
What are companies doing with D-Wave’s quantum hardware?
posted on Mon Jan 02 12:30:00 UTC 2023 by robin_reala | view on HN
While companies are offering access to general-purpose quantum computers, they are not being used to solve any real-world problems as they are held back by issues with qubit count and quality.
Ask HN: Who wants to be hired? (January 2023)
posted on Mon Jan 02 16:01:14 UTC 2023 by whoishiring | view on HN
Functional Programming – How and Why
posted on Mon Jan 02 03:59:02 UTC 2023 by onsclom | view on HN
The article discusses how functional programming can be used to write declarative code that is easier to understand and modify than imperative code.
Ask HN: Why did Frontend development explode in complexity?
posted on Mon Jan 02 14:13:11 UTC 2023 by nassimsoftware | view on HN
Mazda has tested a synthetic fuel in an unmodified MX5 on a 1000-mile road trip
posted on Mon Jan 02 13:45:51 UTC 2023 by socialdemocrat | view on HN
The article discusses Mazda's recent experiment of filling up an unmodified MX-5 Miata with a synthetic fossil-free fuel and testing it across a 1000-mile road trip.
What’s Left in the Apple Silicon Transition
posted on Fri Dec 30 20:27:10 UTC 2022 by ingve | view on HN
The article discusses how, historically, Apple has released at least one new Mac model every year in the fourth quarter, but the company has missed its deadline for the transition from Intel to Apple silicon.
Reproducible Builds Summit Venice 2022
posted on Mon Jan 02 10:02:46 UTC 2023 by jayp1418 | view on HN
The article is about the sixth Reproducible Builds Summit, which took place in Venice, Italy, and how NetBSD is doing in terms of build reproducibility.