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posted on Wed Jan 04 14:29:55 UTC 2023 by SethMLarson | view on HN
In total, urllib3 received $26,615 USD in financial support and distributed $18,622 USD to maintainers and community contributors.
First public release of Pushup: a new compiler for making web apps in Go
posted on Wed Jan 04 15:49:34 UTC 2023 by todsacerdoti | view on HN
Pushup is a new experimental project that is exploring the viability of a new approach to web frameworks in Go.
Going Full Time on My SaaS After 13 Years
posted on Wed Jan 04 15:23:41 UTC 2023 by matt1 | view on HN
The article is about the author's journey with their web-based timeline maker tool, Preceden, and how they are finally going full time with it after years of working on it as a side project.
Intelligence – A good collection of great OSINT Resources
posted on Wed Jan 04 13:11:12 UTC 2023 by g147 | view on HN
The article is discussing the possible consequences of creating a branch with a name that is already being used as a tag.
Microsoft is preparing to add ChatGPT to Bing
posted on Wed Jan 04 04:57:03 UTC 2023 by mfiguiere | view on HN
The article discusses how the author's computer network was detected as having unusual activity.
Juan Tamariz, the godfather of close-up card magic
posted on Wed Jan 04 14:55:08 UTC 2023 by wallflower | view on HN
This article is about the magician Juan Tamariz and how he views magic.
The Expanding Dark Forest and Generative AI
posted on Wed Jan 04 09:31:05 UTC 2023 by colinprince | view on HN
The article discusses the implications of large language models that can generate coherent swaths of human-like text and how it will affect the quality of content on the internet.
Irreconcilable differences between local and distributed computing (1994)
posted on Wed Jan 04 14:32:40 UTC 2023 by vaughan | view on HN
The article argues that objects that interact in a distributed system need to be dealt with in ways that are intrinsically different from objects that interact in a single address space, because distributed systems require that the programmer be aware of latency, have a different model of memory access, and take into account issues of concurrency and partial failure.
All About USB-C: Resistors and Emarkers
posted on Wed Jan 04 15:36:18 UTC 2023 by Tomte | view on HN
The article discusses the CC wire in USB-C cables and how it is used for communications and polarity detection. It also explains how the CC wire is used to negotiate power requirements when using USB-C at 5 V.
WordPress sites under attack from newly found Linux trojan
posted on Wed Jan 04 14:46:03 UTC 2023 by TT482 | view on HN
The article discusses a Trojan backdoor program that exploits 30 vulnerabilities in WordPress plug-ins and themes in order to breach websites.
Meta prohibited from using personal data for advertisement
posted on Wed Jan 04 14:59:22 UTC 2023 by km | view on HN
The EDPB has now confirmed that this is not how the law works." The EDPB has rejected the Irish DPC and Meta's bypass of the GDPR based on noyb complaints against Facebook and Instagram. Meta is now prohibited to bypass the GDPR via a clause in the terms and conditions. Meta has to get "opt-in" consent for personalized advertisement and must provide users with a "yes/no" option.
Function keys productivity trick
posted on Wed Jan 04 13:26:46 UTC 2023 by mxgrn | view on HN
The article discusses a productivity trick for MacOS involving the function keys.
Interview with Eudora founders [video]
posted on Mon Jan 02 05:48:37 UTC 2023 by bitsavers | view on HN
Salesforce will lay off 10% of staff as part of restructuring
posted on Wed Jan 04 13:20:58 UTC 2023 by Octokiddie | view on HN
Salesforce is a tech company that has admitted in recent months that they grew too quickly for the current environment and is now restructuring.
Chunking strings in Elixir: how difficult can it be?
posted on Wed Jan 04 15:18:45 UTC 2023 by wofo | view on HN
The most user friendly way to split messages is at word boundaries.
Globalization Is Dead and No One Is Listening
posted on Wed Jan 04 15:29:23 UTC 2023 by ceohockey60 | view on HN
The "tool-in" ceremony of TSMC's new fab in Arizona drew a lot of attention last week, with CEOs from Apple, Nvidia, and AMD in attendance, as well as President Biden and a number of cabinet officials, congresspeople, and local Arizona politicians.
The Calculus They Won't Teach You [video]
posted on Mon Jan 02 10:15:55 UTC 2023 by dsego | view on HN
posted on Wed Jan 04 10:03:26 UTC 2023 by PuddleOfSausage | view on HN
The article discusses how scanning a printed photo does not result in the same pixels as the original photo, and how this can cause problems.
Supermicro Throws Its Weight Behind Arm Servers
posted on Wed Jan 04 13:26:17 UTC 2023 by rbanffy | view on HN
Supermicro has released a new Mt. Hamilton platform based on the Altra line of Arm CPUs from Ampere Computing, available in 1U and 2U single-socket configurations.
QBittorrent v4.5.0: The Hitchhiker's Guide to Legible Text
posted on Wed Jan 04 06:57:53 UTC 2023 by berkut | view on HN
The article is about how the qBittorrent team made a bad move by hard-coding foreground colours, while simultaneously not hard-coding background colours, which causes problems for users with dark themes.
A brief rant on converging compliance regimes
posted on Wed Jan 04 05:42:43 UTC 2023 by tapanjk | view on HN
The article discusses the author's theory on the evolution of compliance over the next five to ten years and how it will affect businesses.
Are we on information overload? (2012)
posted on Wed Jan 04 05:58:30 UTC 2023 by deepbow | view on HN
The article discusses how the rise of the internet has changed the way we view knowledge, from it being seen as something that experts have on a given topic, to it now being a part of a larger network.
posted on Mon Jan 02 07:22:37 UTC 2023 by thunderbong | view on HN
The Tadoma method is a method of communication used by deafblind individuals, in which the deafblind person places their little finger on the speaker's lips and their fingers along the jawline.
MacBook owners have two months to claim up to $395 over butterfly keyboard woes
posted on Wed Jan 04 12:02:37 UTC 2023 by FinnKuhn | view on HN
The article explains the process for receiving payments for the Apple Keyboard Service Program Settlement.
posted on Wed Jan 04 16:27:52 UTC 2023 by mfrw | view on HN
The second release candidate of Go 1.20 is out, and it includes a new package that is a safe, easy-to-use API for Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman over Curve25519 and NIST curves.
HTTP/3 prioritization demystified
posted on Tue Jan 03 14:44:41 UTC 2023 by eatonphil | view on HN
The article discusses HTTP resource prioritization, which is a concept for HTTP/2 and HTTP/3.
Three-eyed forehead in Stable Diffusion
posted on Tue Jan 03 10:10:37 UTC 2023 by hexomancer | view on HN
The article discusses a method of recreating pixelated art using AI image generation models, and how one model was unable to recreate a three-eyed image.
Show HN: Ov – feature rich terminal pager
posted on Wed Jan 04 05:13:40 UTC 2023 by noborus | view on HN
The ov command can be used to display tabular text and has an effective function for following files or sections.
Microsoft workers to form company’s first union in the U.S.
posted on Wed Jan 04 11:08:41 UTC 2023 by impish9208 | view on HN
Microsoft is an outlier in the tech industry for being open to working with any labor unions that want to organize within its workforce.
The faker's guide to reading x86 assembly language
posted on Wed Jan 04 04:09:35 UTC 2023 by todsacerdoti | view on HN
The article argues that reading assembly code is not as difficult as it seems, and that it is a necessary skill for programmers to understand how code works.