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  1. The Fourier Transform, explained in one sentence

    posted on Sun Jan 15 12:54:17 UTC 2023 by signa11 | view on HN

    This is the formula for the Discrete Fourier Transform, which converts sampled signals (like a digital sound recording) into the frequency domain (what tones are represented in the sound, and at what energies?).

  2. Stripe clawed back pension contributions after staff cuts

    posted on Sun Jan 15 14:34:30 UTC 2023 by vdddv | view on HN

    The article discusses how Stripe, an online payments company, made some staff members redundant and then clawed back pension contributions from them.

  3. A formula for the n’th digit of 𝜋 and 𝜋^n

    posted on Sun Jan 15 13:12:38 UTC 2023 by georgehill | view on HN

  4. How I Ruined My SEO

    posted on Sun Jan 15 14:00:32 UTC 2023 by johnny_reilly | view on HN

    The author of the blog post ruined their SEO by fiddling with things they didn't understand and accidentally including their Google Analytics tag in the Docusaurus docs, causing their traffic from search engines to dry up.

  5. Supply Chain Attack Using PyPI Packages “Colorslib”, “Httpslib”, and “Libhttps”

    posted on Sun Jan 15 12:46:21 UTC 2023 by campuscodi | view on HN

    In this blog, the author showed how a single author posting separate Python packages that use the same code to launch an attack can position each package as legitimate and clean by including a convincing project description.

  6. Porth, It's Like Forth but in Python

    posted on Sun Jan 15 12:45:15 UTC 2023 by Alifatisk | view on HN

  7. Show HN: Create your own video clips with Stable Diffusion

    posted on Sun Jan 15 12:55:25 UTC 2023 by nicollegah | view on HN

  8. SLT – A Common Lisp Language Plugin for Jetbrains IDE Lineup

    posted on Sun Jan 15 10:30:22 UTC 2023 by gjvc | view on HN

    This plugin is providing support for Common Lisp for JetBrains IDEs.

  9. Ubuntu 22.04 LTS servers and phased apt updates

    posted on Sun Jan 15 07:18:33 UTC 2023 by goranmoomin | view on HN

    The article discusses how phased updates work in Ubuntu and how they can be a mystery to users who are not aware of them.

  10. Ask HN: How do you trust that your personal machine is not compromised?

    posted on Sun Jan 15 12:20:52 UTC 2023 by coderatlarge | view on HN

  11. Wyoming wants to phase out sales of EVs by 2035

    posted on Sun Jan 15 16:24:49 UTC 2023 by ohjeez | view on HN

    The State of Wyoming is considering phasing out the sales of electric vehicles by 2035 to “ensure the stability” of its oil and gas industry.

  12. Show HN: AI-powered code correction that teaches you along the way

    posted on Sun Jan 15 14:04:07 UTC 2023 by jshobrook | view on HN

  13. Remastering Colin McRae Rally 3 with SilentPatch

    posted on Sun Jan 15 16:50:39 UTC 2023 by breakingcups | view on HN

    This blog post is about a project to improve the game Colin McRae Rally 3, released in 2002, through fixes, new technical features, Quality of Life improvements, and a scratch-made high definition UI optimized for 4K displays.

  14. Single-file scripts that download their dependencies

    posted on Sun Jan 15 12:13:51 UTC 2023 by networked | view on HN

    The article discusses various ways that single-file scripts can download their dependencies.

  15. Go FOSS: Information is power

    posted on Sun Jan 15 09:35:35 UTC 2023 by rapnie | view on HN

    The article discusses how adopting free and open source software can help protect your privacy and data.

  16. Flightcontrol (YC W22) is hiring Developer Advocate (remote/fulltime)

    posted on Sun Jan 15 12:00:42 UTC 2023 by flybayer | view on HN

    Flightcontrol is a 4 person devtool startup cofounded by the creator of Blitz.js that is transforming the app deployment landscape by providing the deployment experience of a Platform-as-a-Service but without the limitations.

  17. Constrain – Interactive figures using declarative constraint solving

    posted on Sun Jan 15 11:38:00 UTC 2023 by rachitnigam | view on HN

    Constrain is a JS (ES6) library for animated, interactive figures, based on declarative constraint solving.

  18. I'm Shadow Banned by DuckDuckGo (and Bing)

    posted on Sun Jan 15 12:39:16 UTC 2023 by stilldyl | view on HN

    The article is about how the author's website does not appear on DuckDuckGo or Bing, and how this may be due to the fact that the site uses Amazon Affiliate links.

  19. Running KDE Plasma on RISC-V VisionFive-2

    posted on Sun Jan 15 02:48:02 UTC 2023 by pabs3 | view on HN

    The article is about a person who is using a RISC-V Yocto blog post to build a Plasma Bigscreen RaspberryPi 4 demo board.

  20. The Bibites: Artificial Life Simulation

    posted on Sun Jan 15 03:51:17 UTC 2023 by doublextremevil | view on HN

    The Bibites is a simulation where you are able to watch evolution happen before your very eyes.

  21. VToonify: Controllable high-resolution portrait video style transfer

    posted on Sun Jan 15 02:02:04 UTC 2023 by godmode2019 | view on HN

    The official PyTorch implementation for the paper "VToonify: Controllable High-Resolution Portrait Video Style Transfer" is provided in this repository.

  22. More Than 150 Organizations Call to Close Guantánamo on 21st Anniversary

    posted on Sun Jan 15 13:00:16 UTC 2023 by sfusato | view on HN

    The letter urges President Joe Biden to close the Guantánamo prison, end the indefinite military detention of the men living there, and never again use the naval base for unlawful mass detention.

  23. Faster than the filesystem (2021)

    posted on Sun Jan 15 07:18:20 UTC 2023 by madmax108 | view on HN

    The article is about a study done on the performance of SQLite versus direct I/O when reading and writing small blobs. The study found that SQLite was faster in most cases, with the biggest difference being 35% faster for reading and writing blobs.

  24. The joy of sets

    posted on Sun Jan 15 05:18:15 UTC 2023 by drdee | view on HN

  25. Server BMCs can need to be rebooted every so often

    posted on Sun Jan 15 03:19:15 UTC 2023 by zdw | view on HN

    The article is about how a sysadmin tip is to restart the BMC/IPMI if it is doing weird things.

  26. Bayesian statistics and machine learning: How do they differ?

    posted on Sun Jan 15 05:54:27 UTC 2023 by magoghm | view on HN

    The article discusses the debate among researchers about the differentiation between machine learning and Bayesian statistical approaches, with the author favoring a definition of Bayesian statistics as those in which one can write the analytical solution to an inference problem.

  27. Money creation in the modern economy (2014) [pdf]

    posted on Sun Jan 15 05:04:39 UTC 2023 by sytelus | view on HN

  28. NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test Is a Smashing Success

    posted on Sat Jan 14 19:53:52 UTC 2023 by DocFeind | view on HN

    This article discusses the DART mission, which is designed to hit an asteroid and alter its orbit, and the DRACO camera, which is designed to take pictures of the asteroid.

  29. Twitter API Page

    posted on Sun Jan 15 08:37:14 UTC 2023 by mrzool | view on HN

  30. CircleCI says hackers stole encryption keys and customers’ source code

    posted on Sun Jan 15 01:57:32 UTC 2023 by kuter | view on HN

    CircleCi, a software company, confirmed that some customers’ data was stolen in a data breach last month.