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.

5 points by amalinovic 47 minutes ago | No comments | Direct link
Webview: Tiny cross-platform webview library for C/C++ (github.com)

Supports two-way JavaScript bindings, varies in C++ requirement across platforms, and provides examples and building instructions.

97 points by aragonite yesterday | 43 comments | Direct link
Disassembling Dalvik (margin.re)

A library for disassembling Dalvik bytecode in Rust is released, improving control flow visualization and exception handling.

7 points by kc0bfv 9 hours ago | No comments | Direct link
Shadama: A particle simulation programming environment for everyone (tinlizzie.org)

Details liveness in code changes, breeds, methods, and primitives, as well as limitations

141 points by lloydatkinson yesterday | 25 comments | Direct link
Paris's Catacomb Mushrooms (2017) (www.atlasobscura.com)

Mushroom cultivation began in 17th century, peaked with 1,000 tons produced annually, and declined with Paris metro construction.

97 points by jihadjihad yesterday | 45 comments | Direct link
Training is not the same as chatting: LLMs don’t remember everything you say (simonwillison.net)

Training process involves pre-training data and instruction tuning, not user conversations.

191 points by simonw 22 hours ago | 124 comments | Direct link
US girls getting first periods earlier over the last 50 years, study finds (www.theguardian.com)

Study conducted through an app, more pronounced among certain racial and socioeconomic groups, factors suggested for trend.

27 points by racional 7 hours ago | 19 comments | Direct link
Three Laws of Software Complexity (maheshba.bitbucket.io)

Article highlights how complexity in software systems persists and affects engineers working on them.

241 points by r4um yesterday | 131 comments | Direct link
Reproducing GPT-2 in llm.c (github.com)
598 points by tosh yesterday | 113 comments | Direct link
How Facebook Killed Online Chat (hackaday.com)

Discusses intentionality, design lack of social signals, and magic of anticipation in older online chat platforms.

10 points by sharpshadow 4 hours ago | 2 comments | Direct link
Zig's New CLI Progress Bar Explained (andrewkelley.me)

It's a music player side project with a focus on Zig Build System's progress visualization and a sharing protocol.

12 points by fmystic 5 hours ago | 1 comment | Direct link
Speedup of deletes on PostgreSQL (ivdl.co.za)

Author addressed slow DELETE query due to unindexed foreign keys

87 points by Ianvdl 18 hours ago | 57 comments | Direct link
Louisiana law will criminalize approaching police under certain circumstances (apnews.com)

Bill raises concerns over limiting public's ability to film officers and potential First Amendment infringement

32 points by jawns 10 hours ago | 11 comments | Direct link
Amazon Cloud Traffic Is Suffocating Fedora's Mirrors (www.phoronix.com)

Traffic surge attributed to Amazon/AWS cloud and EPEL, putting pressure on Fedora web proxies and volunteer mirrors.

133 points by heywire 13 hours ago | 71 comments | Direct link
EvilAppleJuice-ESP32: Spam Apple Proximity Messages via an ESP32 (github.com)

Exploits BLE vulnerabilities to spam messages on iPhones; uses randomized MAC addresses; tested on ESP32-C3.

6 points by whynotmaybe 11 hours ago | 2 comments | Direct link
Mistral AI launches its own version Open License (mistral.ai)

Mistral AI releases MNPL for non-commercial use and consolidates product families.

15 points by amrrs 19 hours ago | 2 comments | Direct link
20 Years of Blogging on my own website (jeena.net)

Blogging journey includes German and English blogs, change in features, and personal writing motivations.

157 points by jeena yesterday | 69 comments | Direct link
My Favorite Gleam Feature (erikarow.land)

Explains partial application and pipe operator, and discusses code discoverability and documentation.

6 points by behnamoh 5 hours ago | No comments | Direct link
Run VSCode and terminal on any iOS device (docs.blink.sh)

Introducing Blink Code tool; supports local and remote files; connects to VSCode web, Codespaces, GitPod, or personal Code server; provides troubleshooting tips and keyboard shortcuts

184 points by ericciarla on 2024-05-28 | 131 comments | Direct link
XZ Utils 5.6.2 (stable), 5.4.7 (old stable), 5.2.13 (old old stable) out (tukaani.org)

New releases address a security issue; utilities produce specific output size before error; build systems support multiple tools; licensed under BSD and GNU licenses.

28 points by neustradamus 13 hours ago | No comments | Direct link
Proposal to change default annotation processing policy in JDK 23 (mail.openjdk.org)

Change aims to make build output more robust; old behavior can be preserved with -proc:full.

91 points by mfiguiere yesterday | 101 comments | Direct link
Google Algorithm Leaked (www.seroundtable.com)

Leaker's identity revealed, click signals module and Chrome views metrics mentioned.

76 points by certifiedloud 16 hours ago | 8 comments | Direct link
HAProxy 3.0 Released (www.haproxy.com)

Includes new features for TLS certificates, HTTP/2 connections, configuration objects, and stats.

41 points by causenad 16 hours ago | 8 comments | Direct link
ZIRP Explains the World (2020) (www.readmargins.com)

ZIRP influences investment shifts from savings to riskier assets, impacting behaviors from startups to multinationals.

5 points by Apocryphon 14 hours ago | 1 comment | Direct link
the US and global partners dismantle the 911 S5 proxy botnet (www.bleepingcomputer.com)

Chinese national arrested, botnet used for various cybercrimes, $99 million generated, sanctions imposed.

21 points by karmsingh 11 hours ago | No comments | Direct link
Japan constructs first wood satellite, possible launch in September (english.kyodonews.net)

Utilizes traditional Japanese techniques, demonstrates insulation properties, and reduces re-entry particles.

14 points by anigbrowl 9 hours ago | 2 comments | Direct link
AI products like ChatGPT much hyped but not much used, study says (www.bbc.com)

Survey of 12,000 people in six countries shows AI adoption patterns and attitudes, with young people more likely to use AI technology.

20 points by Yukidemama 9 hours ago | 27 comments | Direct link
Microsoft confirms Windows 11 24H2 ditches AC-3 codec (Dolby Digital) (www.windowslatest.com)

Phasing out of AC-3 codec; Microsoft's support for modern codecs and paid 'packs'.

9 points by croes 6 hours ago | 7 comments | Direct link
Nalanda: The university that changed the world (2023) (www.bbc.com)

University's mathematical and astronomical contributions, scholars' cultural exchange program across Asia highlighted.

74 points by priyankanath on 2024-05-28 | 22 comments | Direct link
I Miss BSD/Linux (brainbaking.com)

Author discusses frustrations with modern macOS and mentions considering non-Apple devices.

90 points by ingve on 2024-05-28 | 232 comments | Direct link
The new Framework Laptop 13 with Intel Core Ultra Series 1 processors (frame.work)

Pre-orders now open, 3-year warranty for business configurations, 9.2MP webcam, higher resolution display with rounded corners, lower price for DIY Edition.

28 points by c_joly 15 hours ago | 1 comment | Direct link
Arm says its next-gen mobile GPU will be its most 'performant and efficient' (www.theverge.com)

Cortex-X925 CPU offers 36% increase in single-core performance and 41% in AI workload performance; G925 GPU is 37% faster on graphics, 52% better in ray-tracing.

10 points by joyboyyy 9 hours ago | 5 comments | Direct link
Tinygrad 0.9.0 (github.com)
233 points by wozeparrot yesterday | 46 comments | Direct link
Simple Speech-to-Text on the '10 Cents' CH32V003 Microcontroller (github.com)

Program uses MAX4466 amplifier board and MFCC feature extraction, with 90% accuracy.

138 points by victor82 yesterday | 32 comments | Direct link
Hacker Releases Jailbroken "Godmode" Version of ChatGPT (futurism.com)

Hack involved bypassing guardrails with 'leetspeak' and led to controversial responses.

7 points by james_chu 8 hours ago | No comments | Direct link
Fractal Geometry (users.math.yale.edu)
181 points by andsoitis on 2024-05-28 | 30 comments | Direct link
The Atlantic announces partnership with OpenAI (www.theatlantic.com)

Partnership includes product development and The Atlantic's team gaining access to OpenAI technology.

11 points by gaws 7 hours ago | 1 comment | Direct link
BYD achieves 1,300-mile driving range with latest PHEVs (technode.com)

Platform allows 1,305 mile range at RMB 99,800, thermal and energy management system included, 46.06% thermal to mechanical energy conversion, efficient performance in extreme weather, 2.9L/100 km fuel consumption.

35 points by belter 15 hours ago | 18 comments | Direct link
Surveilling the masses with wi-fi-based positioning systems (arxiv.org)

Introduces arXivLabs platform for feature creation and sharing, with privacy guarantees

441 points by belter on 2024-05-27 | 143 comments | Direct link
Steve Jurvetson's personal collection of Apollo Lunar Module parts (www.flickr.com)

Collection includes Moon and Mars rocks, Jurvetson's role as curator, and preserved spacecraft

134 points by gessha yesterday | 30 comments | Direct link
The problem with the Darling 58 genetically modified chestnut tree (nymag.com)

Lab mix-up reveals different transgenic iteration; partnership collapses, deregulation withdrawn.

101 points by jseliger on 2024-05-27 | 58 comments | Direct link
Using Parquet's Bloom Filters (www.influxdata.com)

Experiments detail specific query time reductions and storage impacts of different Bloom filter parameters.

46 points by pauldix yesterday | 7 comments | Direct link
Researchers accurately dating a 7k-year-old settlement using cosmic rays (phys.org)

Method combines dendrochronology and radiocarbon dating, enabling dating of prehistoric sites without tree-ring chronologies.

148 points by wglb on 2024-05-28 | 20 comments | Direct link
Show HN: File0 – An easier way to manage files in serverless apps (www.file0.dev)

introduces File0 as S3 alternative with simpler implementation

208 points by davidkarolyi on 2024-05-28 | 151 comments | Direct link
Former FTX Executive Ryan Salame Sentenced to 90 Months in Prison (www.justice.gov)

Salame helped FTX grow through unlawful means, made over 300 unlawful political contributions, and ordered to pay over $11 million in fines and restitution.

143 points by toomuchtodo yesterday | 93 comments | Direct link
New earplugs won't amplify the sound of your own voice (www.scientificamerican.com)

New earplug design reduces 'occlusion effect' and amplification of internal noises.

45 points by sohkamyung 19 hours ago | 29 comments | Direct link
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