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dtech comments on “An Italian Song That Sounds Like English But Is Nonsense”

dtech comments on “An Italian Song That Sounds Like English But Is Nonsense” It’s called a Mondegreen [1] in English, where a foreign language (or nonsense language in this case) is interpreted by your brain to be some meaningful sentence in your (usually) native language. In Dutch the phenomenon is known nowadays as a “Mamma Appelsapje” (a “Mommy Apple Juice”), because the Michael Jackson song “Wanna be starting something” contains

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paganel comments on “Python 1.0.0 is out (1994)”

paganel comments on “Python 1.0.0 is out (1994)” It has been my experience that “data-structures” in real world situations and especially within code directly facing consumers varies a lot more compared to what any pre-implementation data design process can predict (I’d even say that the structure of a lousy data-input form on a god-forsaken website has the potential to change a lot more often compared to the intrinsic structure of

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chatmasta comments on “Great founders lead with product strategy”

chatmasta comments on “Great founders lead with product strategy” It’s certainly better than “no path.” link By:chatmastaSource:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16245971

madeofpalk comments on “Apple in 2017: Report Card”

madeofpalk comments on “Apple in 2017: Report Card” > Wearable integration is limited and uninspired. Aside from bulky watches and bracelets nothing got attention. I actually think this is a symptom of the same problem. ‘Wearables’ were/are an attempt at creating a next ‘iPhone’ – new device category to get big wows for every year. Unfortunately, the market need wasnt/isnt really there for it, apart from some fitness accessories. link

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lordnacho comments on “An Italian Song That Sounds Like English But Is Nonsense”

lordnacho comments on “An Italian Song That Sounds Like English But Is Nonsense” Icelandic Sigur Rós do songs with vocals that sound emotive but don’t actually mean anything: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAYb8ZyjzD0 Verified by an Icelandic friend. link By:lordnachoSource:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16245969

janoc comments on “Show HN: A blockchain alternative to Airbnb”

janoc comments on “Show HN: A blockchain alternative to Airbnb” What’s even worse, even the payment issue is solved and nobody is forced to go through Airbnb for that. There is Paypal, Moneygram, Western Union, there are direct wire transfers, in many countries you can pay by cheque, you can do a direct deposit … And all of these work with your existing cash and credit cards and don’t require

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1 – The little-known Apple Lisa: Five quirks and oddities

1 – The little-known Apple Lisa: Five quirks and oddities 1 point, 0 comments By:mariuzSource:https://www.macworld.com/article/2026544/the-little-known-apple-lisa-five-quirks-and-oddities.html

1 – Crello: Create stunning visuals for your projects

1 – Crello: Create stunning visuals for your projects 1 point, 0 comments By:ggiacoSource:https://siftery.com/stories/create-stunning-visuals-for-your-projects

ris comments on “Postgres indexes under the hood”

ris comments on “Postgres indexes under the hood” For even more detail, https://github.com/petergeoghegan/pg_hexedit With further blog posts https://pgeoghegan.blogspot.co.uk/2017/11/pghexedit-rich-hex… and http://pgeoghegan.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/exploring-sp-gist-a… link By:risSource:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16245964

1 – Ask HN: What Security papers should I read?

1 – Ask HN: What Security papers should I read? 1 point, 0 comments By:provostSource:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16245887