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adwf comments on “PostgreSQL Exercises”

adwf comments on “PostgreSQL Exercises” Timestamptz is better practice. Same size (8 bytes) on disk and saves you from headaches further down the line. link By:adwfSource:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15860917

tfha comments on “IOTA Surges Past Ripple”

tfha comments on “IOTA Surges Past Ripple” It is too good to be true. And it’s not true. You will not be able to find any major bitcoin devs saying anything encouraging about iota. Nor tangle/braid/dag researchers. Nor ethereum devs. Nor respected academics. Why? Because everyone serious who has taken time to look at the paper has realized it’s not a valuable project, and makes plenty of claims it can’t

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grondilu comments on “Mastering Chess and Shogi by Self-Play with General Reinforcement Learning”

grondilu comments on “Mastering Chess and Shogi by Self-Play with General Reinforcement Learning” > In chess, AlphaZero outperformed Stockfish after just 4 hours (300k steps); Wow. This is astounding. Can’t wait for a public demonstration, though. Possibly during next computer chess world championship? link By:grondiluSource:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15860915

tantalor comments on “Show HN: Echo Podcasts – Goodreads for podcasts”

tantalor comments on “Show HN: Echo Podcasts – Goodreads for podcasts” Oh, I was confused because I was not aware that Amazon owned Goodreads. Their homepage makes no mention of Amazon. link By:tantalorSource:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15860913

1 – Pay after delivery of your package? What do you think about what they propose?

1 – Pay after delivery of your package? What do you think about what they propose? 1 point, 0 comments By:merwanitoSource:http://moner.strikingly.com/

1 – USA.gov vulnerable to Subdomain Takeover

1 – USA.gov vulnerable to Subdomain Takeover 1 point, 0 comments By:notoriouspSource:https://blog.sweepatic.com/usa-secured-by-sweepatic/

planteen comments on “C++17 Standard Published”

planteen comments on “C++17 Standard Published” I’m curious about the Ada comeback – do you have any examples? I know it is still used in space & defense, but I thought those were legacy code bases. link By:planteenSource:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15860910

lettergram comments on “This Dumb Industry: Wilson Boxes”

lettergram comments on “This Dumb Industry: Wilson Boxes” Apparently, they are down 60 percent over the previous versions sales[1]. And their stock is tumbling from all sales. [1] https://www.eurogamer.net/amp/2017-11-20-star-wars-battlefro… link By:lettergramSource:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15860908

nolemurs comments on “Google Is Blocking YouTube on Amazon’s Echo Show and Fire TV”

nolemurs comments on “Google Is Blocking YouTube on Amazon’s Echo Show and Fire TV” Using incognito mode and not logging in to sites should be enough to remove most of that information you list. Incognito mode shares information across tabs, and until you restart it. I think there are extensions that will make the identity change per tab (at least for Firefox if not Chrome). If you don’t want cookies

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JadeNB comments on “Connections between Abstract Algebra and High School Algebra (2015)”

JadeNB comments on “Connections between Abstract Algebra and High School Algebra (2015)” > Does this really require knowing abstract algebra? Seems obvious to anyone doing any sort of multiplication that if the output is 0 then one of variables/functions has to be 0, if it is nonzero then the variable/function can be anything but 0. It’s not true for functions: multiply the function that is 1 for positive numbers and

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