Project Deluge: Xbox and Dreamcast

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Terraform Is Not the Golden Hammer

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Terraform is probably the most used tool to deploy cloud services. It's a fantastic tool, easily usable, with descriptive language (DSL) called HCL, team-oriented, supporting tons of cloud providers, etc.

The Reemergent 1977 H1N1 Strain and the Gain-of-Function Debate (2015)

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The 1977-1978 influenza epidemic was probably not a natural event, as the genetic sequence of the virus was nearly identical to the sequences of decades-old strains. While there are several hypotheses that could explain its origin, the possibility that ...

Show HN: Optimule, a free vehicle routing platform built with Open Route Service

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Optimize, track, and collect delivery data to save you time and money in your Last Mile Operations. Optimule uses state-of-the-art routing algorithm's, run thousands of times, which guarantees that the routes generated are the fastest and ...

FreeBSD 11.4 End-of-Life

FreeBSD Security Officer security-officer at freebsd.org Wed Sep 15 05:50:24 UTC 2021 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA512 Dear FreeBSD community, As of September 30, 2021, FreeBSD 11.4 and stable/11 branch will reach end-of-life and ...

Currying in JavaScript

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Currying is an advanced technique of working with functions. It’s used not only in JavaScript, but in other languages as well. Currying is a transformation of functions that translates a function from callable as f(a, b, c) into callable as f(a)(b)(c) ...

The reason for Germany's industrial expansion in the 19th century?

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Did Germany experience rapid industrial expansion in the 19th century due to an absence of copyright law? A German historian argues that the massive proliferation of books, and thus knowledge, laid the foundation for the country's industrial might.

Sirum (YC Nonprofit) needs engineers to automate medicine delivery

SIRUM is making medications affordable for all. We ’re a small (~30 person) but quickly growing team that ’s passionate about our mission of reimagining healthcare access for those in need. We like to work hard, solve tough problems, and are determined ...

Russia restricts opposition election voting app

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Show HN: KySync – A C++ rewrite of Zsync with performance boost

KySync is an efficient way to distribute new data which makes use of older (but similar) data that you may already have present locally. KySync supports HTTP v1.1, but can easily be extended to support any server protocol which supports range queries. ...

Modoboa – open-source email server

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Regain your independence and protect your privacy by installing your own email server. It takes less than 10 minutes! Know more use the services offered by Internet providers (Orange, Vodafone...) of infrastructure providers (OVH, Gandi...) ...

Show HN: Aquila.network – a search first hub for bookmarks

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Ava identifies herself as a polymath. Her interests range across science, technology, philosophy, and art. A millennial girl by birth, she's determined not to settle but to explore the realm of knowledge and wisdom. She has been a curious student ...

The physics anomaly no one talks about: What’s up with those neutrinos?

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[This is a transcript of the video embedded below. Some of the explanations may not make sense without the animations in the video.] In the past months we ’ve talked a lot about topics that receive more attention than they deserve. Today I want ...

Bestline: Light self-contained readline alternative

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This is a single-file no-dependencies C or C++ library that makes it as easy as possible to display a command prompt that asks the user for input. It supports Emacs editing shortcuts, history search, completion / hint callback, and utf-8 editing under ...

Engineering Statistics Handbook

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Show HN: Forlater.email – an email-based bookmarking service

forlater is an email-based bookmarking service. You send us an email with a link (or links), and receive a readable, clutter-free version of the article in an email. This is a “paid service” — you just pay how much ever you want via:

Paradise lost: The rise and ruin of Couchsurfing.com

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Back in spring 2011 — the end of black truffle season, before the climbing roses bloomed — the Couchsurfers gathered at the Palazzo Massarucci, built on a hill north of Rome at the beginning of the Renaissance.

Why the American shoe disappeared and is hard to bring back (2019)

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For Douglas Clark, the darkest part of working for Nike in the 1980s was watching American shoe manufacturing "evaporate" in the Northeast in a mass exodus to Asia in pursuit of cheaper labor.

Belgian ISP under 250 Gbps DDoS for days on end

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We are currently experiencing an distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) on all of our services. This may cause you to experience problems with all of our services. Our Network Operations team is investigating this outage. Further updates will be ...

Why Space Cadet pinball was removed [video]

OCW MIT: 6.006 Intro to Algorithms 2020

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This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling of computational problems, as well as common algorithms, algorithmic paradigms, and data structures used to solve these problems. It emphasizes the relationship between algorithms and programming and introduces basic performance measures...

How to add ISSN metadata to a web page

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Inspired by John Hoare at the Dirty Feed blog - I've asked the British Library to assign my blog an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN). An ISSN is an 8-digit code used to identify newspapers, journals, magazines and periodicals of all kinds ...

A search engine that favors text-heavy sites and punishes modern web design

This search engine isn't particularly well equipped to answering queries posed like questions, instead try to imagine some text that might appear in the website you are looking for, and search for that.

A Short History of Objective-C (2017)

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Todate, users have downloaded over 140 billion apps to their iPhones.¹ The iPhone ’s success is tied to its ecosystem of third-party apps. When the App Store debuted in 2008, all apps were written in a programming language that few outside the Apple community ...

Shellac

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Icon-accredited conservator-restorer Anthony Beech provides an introduction to shellac and shellac-based finishes for fine timber. His article explains the origin of 'sticklac', the raw form of resinous material secreted by the sap-eating lac beetle, the materials produced from it such as...

Amazon says it’s permanently banned 600 Chinese brands for review fraud

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If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Remember when gadget vendors Aukey, Mpow, RavPower, Vava, TaoTronics and Choetech started mysteriously disappearingfrom Amazon ’s online storefront, ...

Can You See the Republic of Ireland from England?

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Lockdown had a huge impact on us all. One of the most striking things for me was the increase in visibility, caused no doubt by the dramatic reduction in travel and transport. The Anglezarke Moor area is directly under the flight path of aircraft ...

Excision's CRISPR HIV therapy is heading into human testing after FDA clearance

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A CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology that has shown promise in clearing HIV from mice is headed into human testing. Excision BioTherapeutics will usher the CRISPR-based therapy EBT-101 into clinical trials after the FDA cleared an investigational new drug application.

How Marvel took over cinema and TV

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SINCE 1939, Marvel Comics has told hundreds of fantastic tales of superheroes battling to save the planet. But its fight to dominate pop culture is an epic in itself, involving censorship and a bankruptcy that left the company without many of its prized ...

Crev is a code review system

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Crev is a code review system. It allows anyone to review a project or a dependency, and share their review with others. It uses Web of Trust to discover more code reviews and to select trusted reviewers.