Geometry for Entertainment – Yakov Perelman (1950/2024) (archive.org)

A new English translation of a 1950 Russian book is announced, with a focus on making geometry accessible and interesting.

1 point by the-mitr 2 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Improving Linux Performance by Preserving Buffer Cache State (insights.oetiker.ch)

Article also describes how rsync has been modified to use posix_fadvise and mincore for performance improvement.

1 point by ingve 3 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
European elections 2024: all you need to know (elections.europa.eu)

Voting options for EU citizens and registration requirements highlighted

1 point by latexr 3 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Show HN: MathActive – Solve math equations quickly to dominate the leaderboard (apps.apple.com)

Game features practice mode and speed bonus multiplier.

1 point by garyflee 5 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Create personalised podcasts on niche topics via WhatsApp (www.sofon.xyz)

Utilizes knowledge base from podcasts, articles, and books for content curation

1 point by trozler 6 minutes ago | 1 comment | Direct link
Product-User Fit Comes Before Product-Market Fit (a16z.com)

Highlighting the role of power users and market readiness in product-market fit transition.

1 point by tosh 9 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
What the Whales Want You to Know (worldsensorium.com)

Author's firsthand account of a whale's insights and suggested human responses to protect marine life.

1 point by dnetesn 14 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
There's No Such Thing as "Just a Song" (nautil.us)

Article discusses expert's study of sea shanties as manifestations of manhood, not class consciousness.

1 point by dnetesn 15 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Academics on Mastodon (nathanlesage.github.io)

It provides categorized lists of academics and official university accounts, with opt-in form details.

1 point by ZunarJ5 16 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
I love my wife. My wife is dead (lettersofnote.com)

Letter written in 1946, unopened until Feynman's death in 1988, his wife died of tuberculosis in 1945.

20 points by tu7001 21 minutes ago | 1 comment | Direct link
Compiler Explorer (godbolt.org)

Options can cause errors, only apply to compilation, and 'Ctrl+S' creates a short link

1 point by skilled 23 minutes ago | 1 comment | Direct link
Ask HN: Rogue employee took control of Stripe account
4 points by pore 26 minutes ago | No comments
Living brain-cell biocomputers are now training on dopamine (newatlas.com)

The biocomputers are implemented as cyborg organoids wired to silicon chips, and system is available on cloud for researchers and commercial users.

1 point by wjSgoWPm5bWAhXB 26 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Dbt Pull-Request Data Audit in GitHub Codespaces for Free (medium.com)

Method for data quality assurance using Recce in Codespaces outlined

1 point by dave_infuseai 29 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Daylight – A More Caring Computer (daylightcomputer.com)

A Public Benefit Corporation committed to minimizing harm and syncing with the sun's patterns.

1 point by ianrahman 37 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
U.S. workers are less satisfied with nearly every aspect of their jobs (www.cnbc.com)

Job satisfaction increased slightly, but subcomponents fell; hybrid workers expressed highest satisfaction; gender gap persists; job seekers advised to consider factors beyond pay.

2 points by rustoo 38 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
We Already Have a Digital Currency (kevquirk.com)

Most currency movement occurs through digital transactions.

1 point by imadj 38 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Living Inside Your Own Black Box (2010) (prog21.dadgum.com)

Suggests solutions for bridging the gap between programmers' understanding and capabilities of systems.

1 point by tie-in 42 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
PAQ (en.wikipedia.org)
1 point by belter 44 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Sonic: A Low-Latency Voice Model for Lifelike Speech (cartesia.ai)

Company's vision and Sonic's efficiency over Transformer implementations

1 point by davidbarker 46 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Google responds to leak: Documentation lacks context (searchengineland.com)

Google avoids commenting on leaked document specifics, citing manipulation concerns.

1 point by georgehill 48 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
RelMeAuth (microformats.org)

Standard uses rel-me links for OAuth authentication across profiles

1 point by 8organicbits 51 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Show HN: AI powered image search across multiple folders for macOS (smarterfolder.com)

Browses multiple folders and ensures user privacy

1 point by dzan 55 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Docker Hub is not accessible from Russia (forums.docker.com)

US export control regulations cause blockage; regular Russians may be more affected; elections and referendums questioned.

2 points by aleksi 57 minutes ago | 1 comment | Direct link
Show HN: I made a pixel art editor for Windows desktop (www.lightcube.art)

Supports Windows 7, 8, 10, and 11, with features like layer management, animation frames, and shape tools.

5 points by isometric_8 58 minutes ago | 1 comment | Direct link
RaivoOTP 2FA app sold. Latest update removes access to existing TOTP tokens (github.com)

Users locked out of accounts after update; app sold, features removed, users concerned about security

2 points by Arctic051 one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Neostandard: A spiritual successor to the standardjs JavaScript style guide (github.com)

The article also discusses Neostandard's more opinionated rule set, plugin system, and community involvement in the project.

1 point by robin_reala one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
SubTranslate AI:combine context for translation with AI, better localization (subtranslateai.com)

Utilizes AI-driven technology for auto translation, with focus on accuracy and readability.

1 point by lcorinst one hour ago | 1 comment | Direct link
Quantum time travel: The experiment to 'send a particle into the past' (www.newscientist.com)

Experimentally feasible in the quantum realm, with implications for cause and effect, quantum theory, and reality.

2 points by isaacfrond one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Show HN: I built a 12x cheaper remove.bg alternative (www.optify.dev)

Tool with features for background removal, cropping, compression, and conversion.

1 point by neill_dev one hour ago | 1 comment | Direct link
Wind and Solar Saved the US $250B over 4 Years, Report Finds (arstechnica.com)

Study includes benefits from pollution control and health impacts.

1 point by isaacfrond one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Slash Pages (slashpages.net)

Coined by Caleb Hearth and Shellsharks, slash pages are part of the IndieWeb and vary in purpose.

2 points by ingve one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Henri-Georges Clouzot's Le Corbeau (cinemasojourns.com)

Based on a true story, faced backlash, banned in France, regarded as a masterpiece.

1 point by jjgreen one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Rails 7.2 Beta 1: Better production defaults, Dev containers, new guides design (rubyonrails.org)

Dev container configuration and changes to default production settings are highlighted.

8 points by amalinovic one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Better Know a Ruby Thing: Methods and Access Control (Part 1) (noelrappin.com)

Introduces Ruby-specific terms and creates methods using 'def' keyword

1 point by unripe_syntax one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Why Google's AI wants you to put glue on pizza (goodcomputer.substack.com)

Introduction of Google's 'AI Overviews' and Retrieval-Augmented Generation to address 'hallucination' issue in Large Language Models.

1 point by fireweasel one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Why, after 6 years, I'm over GraphQL (bessey.dev)

Author highlights production concerns and suggests alternatives to GraphQL

74 points by mattbessey one hour ago | 42 comments | Direct link
A Step Closer to Solving the Fermi Paradox (eos.org)

Takes into account long-lived plate tectonics and presence of both watery and dry environments in exoplanets

1 point by geox one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Supercentenarian and remarkable age records signal clerical errors and fraud (www.biorxiv.org)

Inconsistencies found in supercentenarian records linked to poverty, health, and crime.

1 point by vector_spaces one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
API Platform (api-platform.com)

Supports data retrieval, persistence, and validation with various databases and frontend frameworks.

2 points by ofrzeta one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
For Y'll Managers in Tech (chromewebstore.google.com)

Productivity tool 'Simple URL' detailed, with features like Slack integration and Chrome extension.

1 point by ronakkhunt one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Why is no Laravel/Rails in JavaScript? Will there be one? (zenstack.dev)

Contemporary efforts to build Rails-like frameworks and the introduction of Prisma ORM.

1 point by carlual one hour ago | 3 comments | Direct link
The KeePassXC Kerfuffle (lwn.net)
3 points by todsacerdoti one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Ultrasonic Coffee – Does it taste good? (www.theguardian.com)

Method of brewing and flavor profile details not in title.

2 points by pookieinc one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
Arm with Samsung Electronics moves forward towards new AI Chips (indianexpress.com)

Arm to offer software tools for AI development, aiming for quicker time-to-market and NPU acceleration.

1 point by sonichigo one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
World-first tooth-regrowing drug will be given to humans in September (newatlas.com)

Human trial starts in September, potential commercial availability by 2030, drug deactivates USAG-1 protein

9 points by hubraumhugo one hour ago | 1 comment | Direct link
RapidForms (rapidforms.co)

It is a more affordable and efficient alternative to Typeform and Tally with specific features.

2 points by rapidforms one hour ago | No comments | Direct link
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