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Problems with infinite scroll


In this article, we will explain why you need to stop building websites with infinite scroll.

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18268544
Posted by ohjeez (karma: 14667)
Post stats: Points: 121 - Comments: 68 - 2018-10-21T15:39:44Z

\#HackerNews #infinite #problems #scroll #with
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Run Perl in the browser with WebPerl


Run Perl in the browser with WebPerl!
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18269071
Posted by mfontani (karma: 443)
Post stats: Points: 110 - Comments: 27 - 2018-10-21T17:35:51Z

\#HackerNews #browser #perl #run #the #webperl #with
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Ask HN: Am I just a wantrepreneur?


I am a wantrepreneur. For over 7 years, I have wanted to start something. Really hard, wanted. Surely, I have tried to find an audience for a twisted "Come Dine With Me" (but who would host 3 others random unknown people in their own house??), have started some websites (extractemailaddress.com, linux-commands-examples.com) in the hope to get a big enough niche audience... But all I can get is an average of 8€ per month of donations, which barely covers my hosting costs.

I am trying to get new ideas done. But after one day of programming for my job, I am exhausted and I cannot extract any brain-juice any more. And if I try to work during the week-ends, I can't rewind enough for the next week. And my progress are damn slow. It seems I would need a year to achieve what a good programmer could do in a week.

It seems to me impossible I would be one day a Takuya Matsuyama who makes enough for a living with its app (... show more
 

A Billionaire Pledges to Fight High Drug Prices, and the Industry Is Rattled


Ex-energy trader John Arnold has put $100 million behind efforts to curb prices. Drugmakers say his view is flawed and oversimplified, and will restrict patients’ access to important medicines.
Article word count: 91

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18269554
Posted by jseliger (karma: 44540)
Post stats: Points: 115 - Comments: 118 - 2018-10-21T19:05:44Z

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America Is Drowning in Milk Nobody Wants


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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18265490
Posted by prostoalex (karma: 66767)
Post stats: Points: 74 - Comments: 121 - 2018-10-20T21:09:40Z

\#HackerNews #america #drowning #milk #nobody #wants
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Pharo: An immersive programming experience


Pharo is a pure object-oriented programming language and a powerful environment, focused on simplicity and immediate feedback (think IDE and OS rolled into one).
Article word count: 24

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18267445
Posted by signa11 (karma: 32152)
Post stats: Points: 119 - Comments: 63 - 2018-10-21T10:44:28Z

\#HackerNews #experience #immersive #pharo #programming
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Who Are My Investors?


I got an email from the CEO of one of our portfolio companies last week. It asked a very basic question, but one that I don’t recall being asked before: I need to know if any of your LPs include ……….…
Article word count: 468

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18269007
Posted by wslh (karma: 21270)
Post stats: Points: 132 - Comments: 53 - 2018-10-21T17:25:31Z

\#HackerNews #are #investors #who
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Evolution of Emacs Lisp [pdf]


HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18267285
Posted by tarsius (karma: 193)
Post stats: Points: 125 - Comments: 29 - 2018-10-21T09:27:43Z

\#HackerNews #emacs #evolution #lisp #pdf
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Sway 1.0-beta.1 release highlights


1,173 days ago, I wrote sway’s initial commit, and 8,269 commits followed1, written by hundreds of contributors. What started as a side project became the most fully featured and stable Wayland…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18265793
Posted by Sir_Cmpwn (karma: 14830)
Post stats: Points: 111 - Comments: 37 - 2018-10-20T22:21:31Z

\#HackerNews #10-beta1 #highlights #release #sway
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UK firms 'near point of no return'


Businesses are pausing or cancelling investment in the UK due to frustrations over Brexit.
Article word count: 663

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18268020
Posted by okket (karma: 34077)
Post stats: Points: 63 - Comments: 73 - 2018-10-21T14:08:23Z

\#HackerNews #firms #near #point #return
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Steve Wozniak on Smart Watches, Motivating Engineers, Siri, and More


Steve Wozniak, speaking at a Samsung event, admits that he once faked out tech historians
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18267374
Posted by kanishkdudeja (karma: 334)
Post stats: Points: 92 - Comments: 57 - 2018-10-21T10:08:00Z

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Silicon Valley is awash with Saudi Arabian money


Torture. Assassination of political dissidents. Financing terrorism. Civilian airstrikes. Oppression of women and religious minorities. Saudi Arabia’s record on human rights ranks among the world’s…
Article word count: 982

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18267433
Posted by dsr12 (karma: 25090)
Post stats: Points: 75 - Comments: 50 - 2018-10-21T10:39:06Z

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As U.S. fertility rates collapse, finger-pointing and blame follow


Women are having fewer babies and at older ages than in the past three decades.
Article word count: 910

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18263184
Posted by jseliger (karma: 44421)
Post stats: Points: 57 - Comments: 126 - 2018-10-20T13:23:06Z

\#HackerNews #and #blame #collapse #fertility #... show more
 

Alzheimer’s disease: mounting evidence that herpes virus is a cause


New review finds that over 150 papers strongly support the view that herpes simplex plays a role in Alzheimer’s disease.
Article word count: 562

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18265115
Posted by hourislate (karma: 2650)
Post stats: Points: 97 - Comments: 12 - 2018-10-20T20:01:02Z

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Ethernaut: wargame to learn about smart contract security


HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18264459
Posted by elopio (karma: 139)
Post stats: Points: 114 - Comments: 20 - 2018-10-20T17:49:12Z

\#HackerNews #about #contract #ethernaut #learn #security #smart #wargame
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Ask HN: Founders, what is the worst experience you had with developers?


And how did you manage to solve the problem?

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18265177
Posted by oldboyFX (karma: 573)
Post stats: Points: 67 - Comments: 70 - 2018-10-20T20:11:27Z

\#HackerNews #ask #developers #experience #founders #had #the #what #with #worst #you
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The genetics of university success


The genetics of university success
Article word count: 5991

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18262662
Posted by laughingman2 (karma: 151)
Post stats: Points: 90 - Comments: 100 - 2018-10-20T10:38:39Z

\#HackerNews #genetics #success #the #university
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Ask HN: What do you do in your 1-on-1s with your direct reports?


Specifically in the context of engineering management, how frequently do you have 1-on-1s with your direct reports, how do you structure them, and what have you found to work and not work well?

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18264245
Posted by ankurvjy (karma: 61)
Post stats: Points: 151 - Comments: 35 - 2018-10-20T17:14:14Z

\#HackerNews #1-on-1s #ask #direct #reports #what #with #you #your
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Understanding Quaternions


Quaternions are used to represent an orientation in 3D space. This article attempts to demystify the complexities of quaternions.
Article word count: 4590

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18265355
Posted by njn (karma: 716)
Post stats: Points: 116 - Comments: 56 - 2018-10-20T20:44:43Z

\#HackerNews #quaternions #understanding
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67% of workers earning over $100k see themselves quitting in the next 6 months


"The gold rush of 2019 is on."
Article word count: 516

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18266140
Posted by DoreenMichele (karma: 12403)
Post stats: Points: 100 - Comments: 44 - 2018-10-21T00:06:26Z

\#HackerNews #100k #earning #months #next #over #... show more
 

The Joy of Haxe


FontStruct’s love affair with a neglected programming language
Article word count: 2919

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18263505
Posted by yawn (karma: 596)
Post stats: Points: 118 - Comments: 54 - 2018-10-20T14:46:53Z

\#HackerNews #haxe #joy #the
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Massachusetts gas fires: Another technological tragedy


HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18265591
Posted by greeneggs (karma: 1540)
Post stats: Points: 107 - Comments: 46 - 2018-10-20T21:28:58Z

\#HackerNews #another #fires #gas #massachusetts #technological #tragedy
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How I Became a Knife Steel Metallurgist


Thanks to Jon Broida of Japanese Knife Imports and Anton Kudris for becoming Knife Steel Nerds Patreon supporters! When I was 16 I went with my father to the Las Vegas Custom Knife show. My interes…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18265845
Posted by AceyMan (karma: 340)
Post stats: Points: 123 - Comments: 12 - 2018-10-20T22:33:13Z

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Erlang/OTP by Example


Erlang is a functional, compiled, dynamically typed, fault-tolerant and concurrent programming language. Erlang is an exotic language as it addresses concurrency different than mainstream programming…
Article word count: 147

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18264710
Posted by jxub (karma: 6410)
Post stats: Points: 126 - Comments: 51 - 2018-10-20T18:34:20Z

\#HackerNews #erlang #example #otp
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Arcan versus Xorg – Approaching Feature Parity


This is the first article out of three in a series where I will go through what I consider to be the relevant Xorg feature set, and compare it, point by point, to how the corresponding solution or …
Article word count: 5897

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18264901
Posted by buovjaga (karma: 3727)
Post stats: Points: 116 - Comments: 11 - 2018-10-20T19:15:29Z

\#HackerNews #approaching #arcan #feature #... show more
 

Meow Hash: A high-speed non-cryptographic hash function


An extremely fast non-cryptographic high-quality hash function.
Article word count: 128

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18262627
Posted by spatulon (karma: 1854)
Post stats: Points: 133 - Comments: 56 - 2018-10-20T10:19:48Z

\#HackerNews #function #hash #high-speed #meow #non-cryptographic
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Show HN: Lipreading with Deep Learning


:unlock: Lip Reading - Cross Audio-Visual Recognition using 3D Architectures - astorfi/lip-reading-deeplearning
Article word count: 43

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18265074
Posted by irsina (karma: 624)
Post stats: Points: 114 - Comments: 18 - 2018-10-20T19:52:11Z

\#HackerNews #deep #learning #lipreading #show #with
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Tricks That Can Outsmart Deepfake Videos for Now


We'll soon find it hard to know with our own eyes if a video is real or generated by AI, but new algorithms are staying one or two steps ahead of the fakers.

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18261953
Posted by joewee (karma: 1335)
Post stats: Points: 109 - Comments: 90 - 2018-10-20T05:53:33Z

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Not exercising worse than smoking, diabetes and heart disease study finds


Being unfit should be treated as a disease that has a prescription, called exercise, the study's author said.
Article word count: 764

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18264436
Posted by nikolasavic (karma: 503)
Post stats: Points: 97 - Comments: 48 - 2018-10-20T17:45:05Z

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High-end house rents in Vancouver plunge up to 20% as inventory spikes: experts


Slowdown of detached home sales, speculation-tax avoidance, Airbnb rules bring flood of high-end houses onto rental market, creating “desperation” as owners slash rents
Article word count: 966

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18263797
Posted by krausejj (karma: 1345)
Post stats: Points: 105 - Comments: 66 - 2018-10-20T15:50:22Z

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Mio – Cross-platform header-only C++11 library for memory-mapped file IO


Cross-platform header-only C++11 library for memory mapped file IO - mandreyel/mio
Article word count: 43

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18263407
Posted by starbugs (karma: 328)
Post stats: Points: 126 - Comments: 49 - 2018-10-20T14:22:18Z

\#HackerNews #c11 #cross-platform #file #for #header-only #library #memory-mapped #mio
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Microsoft’s problem isn’t how often it updates Windows, it’s how it develops it


Buggy updates point at deeper problems.
Article word count: 4358

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18263596
Posted by okket (karma: 34011)
Post stats: Points: 78 - Comments: 89 - 2018-10-20T15:06:56Z

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Validating UTF-8 bytes using only 0.45 cycles per byte (AVX edition)


When receiving bytes from the network, we often assume that they are unicode strings, encoded using something called UTF-8. Sadly, not all streams of bytes are valid UTF-8. So we need to check the…
Article word count: 348

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18262766
Posted by akarambir (karma: 664)
Post stats: Points: 112 - Comments: 32 - 2018-10-20T11:28:39Z

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A new course to teach people about fairness in machine learning


Google’s engineering education and ML fairness teams developed a 60-minute self-study training module on fairness, which is now available publicly as part of our popular Machine Learning Crash Course
Article word count: 153

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18262753
Posted by grey-area (karma: 13932)
Post stats: Points: 85 - Comments: 75 - 2018-10-20T11:22:18Z

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It’s Time to End Factory Farming?


Ezra Klein and Sam Harris are usually intellectual adversaries. They butted heads earlier this year on the topic of the science of IQ, which was just one battle in the larger war waged by the…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18262312
Posted by hkai (karma: 265)
Post stats: Points: 106 - Comments: 92 - 2018-10-20T08:06:33Z

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So You Want to Open a Small Press Bookstore/Artist-Run Space? A Cautionary Tale


A couple years ago, a poet friend asked me for advice on opening a non-profit small press bookstore and arts space. My wife, visual artist Marina Eckler, had recently opened...
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18261895
Posted by tarr11 (karma: 2026)
Post stats: Points: 140 - Comments: 51 - 2018-10-20T05:21:47Z

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Harvard’s Admissions Process, Once Secret, Is Unveiled in Federal Court


A lawsuit accusing one of the country’s most selective universities of discriminating against Asian-Americans is providing a glimpse into how admissions officers decide “yea” or “nay.”
Article word count: 1660

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18260972
Posted by skolos (karma: 816)
Post stats: Points: 96 - Comments: 108 - 2018-10-20T00:12:05Z

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Let’s talk about PAKE


The first rule of PAKE is: nobody ever wants to talk about PAKE. The second rule of PAKE is that this is a shame, because PAKE — which stands for Password Authenticated Key Exchange — is actually o…
Article word count: 2522

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18259393
Posted by stargrave (karma: 954)
Post stats: Points: 110 - Comments: 85 - 2018-10-19T19:39:21Z

\#HackerNews #about #lets #pake #talk
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Signing Your Apps for Gatekeeper


Gatekeeper on macOS helps protect users from downloading and installing malicious software by checking for a Developer ID certificate from apps distributed outside the Mac App Store. Make sure to sign…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18260970
Posted by atarian (karma: 918)
Post stats: Points: 128 - Comments: 48 - 2018-10-20T00:11:27Z

\#HackerNews #apps #for #gatekeeper #signing #your
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Gatekeeper on macOS helps protect users from downloading and installing malicious software by checking for a Developer ID certificate from apps distributed outside the Mac App Store. Make sure to sign any apps, plug-ins, or installer packages that you distribute to let Gatekeeper know they’re safe to install. And now, you can give users even more confidence in your apps running on macOS Mojave by submitting them to Apple to be notarized.

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Did Facebook’s faulty data push publishers to make terrible decisions on video?


Publishers' "pivot to video" was driven largely by a belief that if Facebook was seeing users, in massive numbers, shift to video from text, the trend must be real.
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18260203
Posted by laurex (karma: 2696)
Post stats: Points: 125 - Comments: 63 - 2018-10-19T21:29:50Z

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Winamp 5.8 Release – First update in 5 years


HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18258968
Posted by Jhsto (karma: 1370)
Post stats: Points: 142 - Comments: 70 - 2018-10-19T18:45:51Z

\#HackerNews #first #release #update #winamp #years
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Show HN: Applying for jobs? Manage all your interviews in one place


Become a master at interviewing. Get feedback from job interviews and improve.

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18258971
Posted by ohsik (karma: 66)
Post stats: Points: 110 - Comments: 59 - 2018-10-19T18:46:06Z

\#HackerNews #all #applying #for #interviews #jobs #manage #one #place #show #your
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42 percent of new cancer patients lose their life savings


A new study delivers the dark financial reality of cancer.
Article word count: 705

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18258582
Posted by petethomas (karma: 26208)
Post stats: Points: 99 - Comments: 99 - 2018-10-19T17:55:13Z

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Cleveland.com’s ‘right to be forgotten’ removes names from some crime stories


In the European Union, the "Right to Be Forgotten" allows people to request Google remove links to stories that they believe negatively affect them. In
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18256872
Posted by danso (karma: 99685)
Post stats: Points: 57 - Comments: 71 - 2018-10-19T14:17:18Z

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Calling for Bloomberg to Retract Its Chinese Spy Chip Story


“There is no truth in their story about Apple. They need to do the right thing.”
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18258223
Posted by minimaxir (karma: 30081)
Post stats: Points: 124 - Comments: 53 - 2018-10-19T17:15:33Z

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👉 Find tools used, recording gear, repair guides, chip sources, & cryptocurrency donation links below: 👉 Leave a tip for us via cryptocurrency if we've helpe...
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18254432
Posted by pentae (karma: 1036)
Post stats: Points: 93 - Comments: 11 - 2018-10-19T05:37:02Z

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How the Finnish survive without small talk


Their desire for avoidance is a predisposition so common that it’s become hard-baked into Finnish culture.
Article word count: 1494

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18255587
Posted by andrevoget (karma: 1294)
Post stats: Points: 75 - Comments: 78 - 2018-10-19T10:23:38Z

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The Japanese Hometown Tax: accidental perverse incentives


This is outside of my normal software-focused beat, but I met some folks who were very interested in public policy recently. I found, to my surprise, that I probably understand one innovative Japanese…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18256660
Posted by gwern (karma: 24310)
Post stats: Points: 154 - Comments: 26 - 2018-10-19T13:45:54Z

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Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Released


Introduction These release notes for Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) provide an overview of the release and document the known issues with Ubuntu 18.10 and its flavours. Support lifespan Ubuntu 18.10…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18255525
Posted by nanna (karma: 235)
Post stats: Points: 116 - Comments: 107 - 2018-10-19T10:05:10Z

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Hackintosh-KVM Guide: High Sierra+ Using QEMU's I440fx Chipset


For a few years now, thanks to the hard work of others in the QEMU/KVM community, the ability to use …
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18254021
Posted by walterbell (karma: 34393)
Post stats: Points: 130 - Comments: 64 - 2018-10-19T03:18:12Z

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