Difference Between MVC and MVP Patterns

2021-08-02 07:56:55 @ Baeldung

Learn about the differences between the MVC and MVP Patterns. The post Difference Between MVC and MVP Patterns first appeared on Baeldung .               Tweet

Java News Roundup: IntelliJ IDEA 21.2, Quarkus 2.1, Micronaut 3.0.0-M5, WildFly, Payara Platform

2021-08-02 07:30:00 @ InfoQ

This week's Java roundup for July 26th, 2021, features news from JDK 17, JDK 18, the road to Micronaut 3.0.0, Quarkus 2.1.0, Apache Camel Quarkus 2.1.0, WildFly 24.0.1, Josh Long’s latest edition of the Bootiful Podcast, IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2, IntelliJ Sc Tweet

Generating Boolean Functions on Totalistic Automata Networks. (arXiv:2107.14799v1 [cs.CC])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

We consider the problem of studying the simulation capabilities of the dynamics of arbitrary networks of finite states machines. In these models, each node of the network takes two states 0 (passive) and 1 (active). The states of the nodes are updated in Tweet

Optimal Algorithms for Right-Sizing Data Centers- Extended Version. (arXiv:1807.05112v2 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

Electricity cost is a dominant and rapidly growing expense in data centers. Unfortunately, much of the consumed energy is wasted because servers are idle for extended periods of time. We study a capacity management problem that dynamically right-sizes a d Tweet

Contact detection between an ellipsoid and a combination of quadrics. (arXiv:2107.14234v1 [cs.CG])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

We analyze the characteristic polynomial associated to an ellipsoid and another quadric in the context of the contact detection problem. We obtain a necessary and sufficient condition for an efficient method to detect contact. This condition is a feature Tweet

Improved Reconstruction of Random Geometric Graphs. (arXiv:2107.14323v1 [cs.CG])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

Embedding graphs in a geographical or latent space, i.e., inferring locations for vertices in Euclidean space or on a smooth submanifold, is a common task in network analysis, statistical inference, and graph visualization. We consider the classic model o Tweet

Geometry-Aware Merge Tree Comparisons for Time-Varying Data with Interleaving Distances. (arXiv:2107.14373v1 [cs.HC])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

Merge trees, a type of topological descriptor, serve to identify and summarize the topological characteristics associated with scalar fields. They present a great potential for the analysis and visualization of time-varying data. First, they give compress Tweet

On the Configurations of Closed Kinematic Chains in three-dimensional Space. (arXiv:2107.14588v1 [cs.RO])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

A kinematic chain in three-dimensional Euclidean space consists of $n$ links that are connected by spherical joints. Such a chain is said to be within a closed configuration when its link lengths form a closed polygonal chain in three dimensions. We inves Tweet

Low-Rank Methods in Event Detection and Subsampled Point-to-Subspace Proximity Tests. (arXiv:1802.03649v3 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

Monitoring of streamed data to detect abnormal behaviour (variously known as event detection, anomaly detection, change detection, or outlier detection) underlies many applications of the Internet of Things. There, one often collects data from a variety o Tweet

The Minimum Edit Arborescence Problem and Its Use in Compressing Graph Collections [Extended Version]. (arXiv:2107.14525v1 [cs.CV])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

The inference of minimum spanning arborescences within a set of objects is a general problem which translates into numerous application-specific unsupervised learning tasks. We introduce a unified and generic structure called edit arborescence that relies Tweet

A Framework for Adversarial Streaming via Differential Privacy and Difference Estimators. (arXiv:2107.14527v1 [cs.DS])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Streaming algorithms are algorithms for processing large data streams, using only a limited amount of memory. Classical streaming algorithms operate under the assumption that the input stream is fixed in advance. Recently, there is a growing interest in s Tweet

Assistance and Interdiction Problems on Interval Graphs. (arXiv:2107.14550v1 [cs.DS])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We introduce a novel framework of graph modifications specific to interval graphs. We study interdiction problems with respect to these graph modifications. Given a list of original intervals, each interval has a replacement interval such that either the Tweet

Fast direct access to variable length codes. (arXiv:2107.14577v1 [cs.IT])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We consider the issue of direct access to any letter of a sequence encoded with a variable length code and stored in the computer's memory, which is a special case of the random access problem to compressed memory. The characteristics according to which m Tweet

An iterative coordinate descent algorithm to compute sparse low-rank approximations. (arXiv:2107.14608v1 [cs.LG])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

In this paper, we describe a new algorithm to build a few sparse principal components from a given data matrix. Our approach does not explicitly create the covariance matrix of the data and can be viewed as an extension of the Kogbetliantz algorithm to bu Tweet

Cache Replacement Algorithm. (arXiv:2107.14646v1 [cs.DS])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Cache replacement algorithms are used to optimize the time taken by processor to process the information by storing the information needed by processor at that time and possibly in future so that if processor needs that information, it can be provided imm Tweet

Algorithms for Energy Conservation in Heterogeneous Data Centers. (arXiv:2107.14672v1 [cs.DS])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Power consumption is the major cost factor in data centers. It can be reduced by dynamically right-sizing the data center according to the currently arriving jobs. If there is a long period with low load, servers can be powered down to save energy. For id Tweet

Algorithms for Right-Sizing Heterogeneous Data Centers. (arXiv:2107.14692v1 [cs.DS])

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Power consumption is a dominant and still growing cost factor in data centers. In time periods with low load, the energy consumption can be reduced by powering down unused servers. We resort to a model introduced by Lin, Wierman, Andrew and Thereska that Tweet

Low-Rank Methods in Event Detection and Subsampled Point-to-Subspace Proximity Tests. (arXiv:1802.03649v3 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Monitoring of streamed data to detect abnormal behaviour (variously known as event detection, anomaly detection, change detection, or outlier detection) underlies many applications of the Internet of Things. There, one often collects data from a variety o Tweet

Optimal Algorithms for Right-Sizing Data Centers- Extended Version. (arXiv:1807.05112v2 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Electricity cost is a dominant and rapidly growing expense in data centers. Unfortunately, much of the consumed energy is wasted because servers are idle for extended periods of time. We study a capacity management problem that dynamically right-sizes a d Tweet

Balancing covariates in randomized experiments with the Gram--Schmidt Walk design. (arXiv:1911.03071v4 [stat.ME] UPDATED)

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We introduce an experimental design that admits precise control over an inescapable trade-off between covariate balance and robustness. The design is specified by a robustness parameter that bounds the worst-case mean squared error of an estimator of the Tweet

Online Policies for Efficient Volunteer Crowdsourcing. (arXiv:2002.08474v7 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Nonprofit crowdsourcing platforms such as food recovery organizations rely on volunteers to perform time-sensitive tasks. To encourage volunteers to complete a task, platforms use nudging mechanisms to notify a subset of volunteers with the hope that at l Tweet

Improved Algorithms for the General Exact Satisfiability Problem. (arXiv:2101.08637v2 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

The Exact Satisfiability problem asks if we can find a satisfying assignment to each clause such that exactly one literal in each clause is assigned $1$, while the rest are all assigned $0$. We can generalise this problem further by defining that a $C^j$ Tweet

Prophet Matching Meets Probing with Commitment. (arXiv:2102.04325v3 [cs.DM] UPDATED)

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We consider the online stochastic matching problem for bipartite graphs where edges adjacent to an online node must be probed to determine if they exist, based on known edge probabilities. Our algorithms respect commitment, in that if a probed edge exists Tweet

Large N limit of the knapsack problem. (arXiv:2107.14080v1 [cond-mat.stat-mech] CROSS LISTED)

2021-08-02 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

In the simplest formulation of the knapsack problem, one seeks to maximize the total value of a collection of objects such that the total weight remains below a certain limit. In this work, we move from computer science to physics and formulate the knapsa Tweet

CNCF Publishes Latest Technology Radar Focused on Multicluster Management

2021-08-02 03:00:00 @ InfoQ

CNCF published the fifth edition of the End User Technology Radar. This time the theme was multicluster management split between cluster deployment and core services and add-ons related to tooling and day-two operations. By Mostafa Radwan Tweet

Do Four Colors Suffice?

2021-08-01 23:48:00 @ Computational Complexity

(Guest Post by David Marcus) Comment by Bill: Haken and Appel proved that all planar maps are 4-colorable. Or did they? David Marcus emailed me that its not quite true and I asked him to post on it, so here it is. The meta point is that math can be ver Tweet

Employers bow to tech workers in hottest job market since the dot-com era

2021-08-01 21:58:41 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 351 # Comments: 398 Tweet

U.S. generates more plastic trash than any other nation, report finds (2020)

2021-08-01 21:10:39 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 333 # Comments: 242 Tweet

I built a business that lets me live on the beach full time

2021-08-01 17:49:24 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 229 # Comments: 73 Tweet

Scanning your iPhone for Pegasus

2021-08-01 17:17:10 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 204 # Comments: 59 Tweet

Extracting Objects Recursively with Jq

2021-08-01 16:59:52 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 215 # Comments: 55 Tweet

How to summon and sell your soul to Satan and other devils

2021-08-01 16:52:11 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 222 # Comments: 219 Tweet

GitFinder

2021-08-01 16:40:50 @ Daring Fireball

My thanks to GitFinder for sponsoring last week at DF. GitFinder integrates Git directly in the Finder on MacOS. Features include: See Git status of files directly in Finder with descriptive icon badges. Perform Git operations directly in Finder usi Tweet

Shawn King: ‘Be Wary of the “iPhone Photography Awards”’

2021-08-01 16:20:51 @ Daring Fireball

Shawn King, writing for The Loop: But I remember having my spidey senses tingle last year with these awards so I did some digging into it. The first thing I noticed was you have to “pay to play” — that is, it costs $5.50 to submit a single image with Tweet

Apache Month in Review: July 2021

2021-08-01 14:47:59 @ ASF

Welcome to the latest monthly overview of events from the Apache community. Here's a summary of what happened in July ( video highlights available at  ) : New this month --  -  The Apache Cas Tweet

How to Create Password-Protected Zip Files and Unzip Them in Java

2021-08-01 14:40:52 @ Baeldung

A quick and practical guide to working with password-protected ZIP files in Java. The post How to Create Password-Protected Zip Files and Unzip Them in Java first appeared on Baeldung .               Tweet

EntityNotFoundException in Hibernate

2021-08-01 14:12:50 @ Baeldung

Explore situations when  EntityNotFoundException occurs and solutions to handle it. The post EntityNotFoundException in Hibernate first appeared on Baeldung .               Tweet

My tiny side project has had more impact than my decade in the software industry

2021-08-01 14:05:53 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 588 # Comments: 160 Tweet

GitLab Open-sources Package Hunter, Falco-based Tool to Detect Malicious Code

2021-08-01 14:00:00 @ InfoQ

GitLab has released a new open-source tool, Package Hunter, aimed to detect malicious code by running your project dependencies inside a sandbox. Package Hunter leverages Falco to detect unexpected application behaviour at runtime. By Sergio De Simone Tweet

Converting a PEM File to Java KeyStore Format

2021-08-01 13:49:19 @ Baeldung

Learn how to convert certificates from a PEM (Privacy Enhanced Email) file to JKS (Java KeyStore) format using the openssl and keytool command-line utilities. The post Converting a PEM File to Java KeyStore Format first appeared on Baeldung . & Tweet

Trusting a Self-Signed Certificate in OkHttp

2021-08-01 13:47:17 @ Baeldung

Learn how to configure an OkHttpClient to trust self-signed certificates The post Trusting a Self-Signed Certificate in OkHttp first appeared on Baeldung .               Tweet

New in Git: switch and restore

2021-08-01 11:11:57 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 695 # Comments: 398 Tweet

Need Help Tracking Cloud Emissions? Microsoft Previews Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability

2021-08-01 09:30:00 @ InfoQ

At the recent Inspire 2021 conference, Microsoft announced the preview of Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability, a new service to help companies measure and manage their carbon emissions, set sustainability goals and take measurable action. By Renato Losi Tweet

Stay involved with Call for Code

2021-08-01 07:00:00 @ IBM Developer

The 2021 Global Challenge submission period has closed, but open source projects still need your contribution Tweet

Why printers add secret tracking dots (2020)

2021-08-01 05:22:37 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 294 # Comments: 206 Tweet

3D bifurcation diagram

2021-08-01 04:16:39 @ The Endeavour

The following 2D bifurcation diagram is famous. You’ve probably seen it elsewhere. If you have seen it, you probably know that it has something to do with chaos, iterated functions, fractals, and all that. If you’d like to read in more detail Tweet

I was a teacher for 17 years, but couldn't read or write

2021-08-01 03:11:31 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 201 # Comments: 140 Tweet

Blizzard's reputation collapsed in just three years

2021-08-01 00:31:47 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 356 # Comments: 220 Tweet

Six corporations control 90% of America media

2021-08-01 00:09:41 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 288 # Comments: 172 Tweet

Ssheven: A modern SSH client for Mac OS 7-9

2021-07-31 22:50:19 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 329 # Comments: 128 Tweet

Lang Jam: create a programming language in a weekend

2021-07-31 22:05:38 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 263 # Comments: 121 Tweet

Jeff Bezos loses attempt to block the Moon-landing contract NASA gave to SpaceX

2021-07-31 21:06:59 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 238 # Comments: 232 Tweet

Download a CSV of your Amazon purchases

2021-07-31 20:59:33 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 226 # Comments: 92 Tweet

Linkage

2021-07-31 20:10:00 @ 0xDE

Sariel Har-Peled demonstrates how to make animated pdfs in beamer talk slides and present them on Linux using okular (\(\mathbb{M}\)): YouTube demo; beamer source code. On OS X, the same technique works when presenting using Acrobat, but not Preview. Tweet

FBI probe: nitrate amount in Beirut blast was a fraction of original shipment

2021-07-31 18:49:08 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 230 # Comments: 163 Tweet

Past Performance is Not Indicative of Future Results (2020)

2021-07-31 17:40:41 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 395 # Comments: 258 Tweet

Rolling Stone: ‘How Dommes Are Convincing Submissives to Get Jabs’

2021-07-31 16:28:47 @ Daring Fireball

E.J. Dickson, reporting for Rolling Stone: “I think I had the same reservations that many people had,” Bob, who requested that his last name be withheld to protect his privacy, tells Rolling Stone. Then Bob saw a tweet from Goddess Alexandra Snow, a Tweet

The recycling myth: A plastic waste solution littered with failure

2021-07-31 15:42:42 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 333 # Comments: 326 Tweet

Where has all the productivity gone?

2021-07-31 15:04:31 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 224 # Comments: 202 Tweet

Where has all the productivity gone?

2021-07-31 14:59:02 @ The Endeavour

Balaji Srinivasan asks in a Twitter thread why we’re not far more productive given the technology available. Here I collect the five possible explanations he mentions. The Great Distraction. All the productivity we gained has been frittered away on Tweet

Are we made of math? Is math real?

2021-07-31 14:00:00 @ Backreaction

[This is a transcript of the video embedded below.] There’s a lot of mathematics in physics, as you have undoubtedly noticed. But what’s the difference between the math that we use to describe nature and nature itself? Is there any difference? Or could Tweet

Are we made of math? Is math real?

2021-07-31 14:00:00 @ Sabine Hossenfelder

[This is a transcript of the video embedded below.] There’s a lot of mathematics in physics, as you have undoubtedly noticed. But what’s the difference between the math that we use to describe nature and nature itself? Is there any difference? Or could Tweet

AWS Announces the General Availability of Amazon EBS io2 Block Express Volumes

2021-07-31 13:00:00 @ InfoQ

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes are a key Elastic Compute (EC2) component with several HDD and SSD volumes, each designed for a particular use case. And recently, AWS announced the general availability of its cloud-based storage area network (SA Tweet

Get ready for a new Game Center authentication certificate

2021-07-31 00:25:10 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

Starting August 4, 2021, a new certificate for server-based Game Center verification will be available via the publicKeyUrl . The previous certificate will no longer be available after this date. As a reminder, make sure your app always retrieves and u Tweet

The Talk Show: ‘You Called Him Pixel Mature’

2021-07-30 23:05:21 @ Daring Fireball

Special guest: John Moltz. Special topics: Playdate preorders, MagSafe battery packs, iPad keyboard covers, Facebook and NSO Group, Safari 15 betas, and Loki . Brought to you by: LinkedIn Jobs : Find and hire the right person. Your first job post Tweet

Pandemic Lag

2021-07-30 22:35:00 @ Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

In chess ratings and what other measures of cognitive development? src Henri Didon was a French priest and promoter of youth sports in the late 1800s. He coined the phrase Citius, Altius, Fortius, meaning faster-higher-stronger, which became the motto of t Tweet

Some Math Items

2021-07-30 21:25:45 @ Not Even Wrong

Some math items that may be of interest: Zentralblatt Math has a review of Mochizuki’s IUT papers, by Peter Scholze. Scholze explains the problem with the proof claimed in these papers. For more details, see his manuscript with Stix, or … Cont Tweet

Podcast CB SyR 326: Weinberg y el Modelo Estándar, Alphafold 2 y el oído de los dinosaurios

2021-07-30 20:06:10 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

He participado en el episodio 326 del podcast Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido [iVoox, iTunes], titulado “Ep326: Weinberg y el Modelo Estándar; Alphafold 2; Oído de Dinosaurios», 29 jul 2021. «La tertulia semanal en la que […] La entrada Podcast CB Sy Tweet

iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 518 - Jul 30th 2021

2021-07-30 19:13:06 @ iOS Weekly

Comment Last week, my final link used iDOS 2 to install Windows 3.1 on your iPad. I’m sure it wasn’t my link that focused Apple’s attention on the app. Many blogs and podcasts discussed it. Unfortunately, App Tweet

#IamaGDE: Evgeny Kot

2021-07-30 19:00:00 @ Google Developers

Welcome to #IamaGDE - a series of spotlights presenting Google Developer Experts (GDEs) from across the globe. Discover their stories, passions, and highlights of their community work. His first computer was a black market device created from parts of Tweet

WebContainers, Running Node.JS in the Browser

2021-07-30 19:00:00 @ InfoQ

Stackblitz recently released a new product called WebContainers that enables developers to create full stack Node.js environments within the browser which loads instantly and comes bundled with VS Code, a full terminal, NPM, and more. By Guy Nesher Tweet

Setting Up a Jenkins Slave Node

2021-07-30 17:37:23 @ Baeldung

1. Overview In this tutorial, we'll go over the concept of distributed builds in Jenkins Architecture. Furthermore, we'll learn how we can configure Jenkins master-slave architecture. Additionally, we'll build a pipeline on Jenkins master to run build job Tweet

Behind the Design: Carrot Weather

2021-07-30 17:00:00 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

Generally speaking, weather apps don’t threaten your life. They don’t insult your life choices. They don’t tell you that the sun makes your skin look, and we’re quoting here, “like curdled oatmeal.” And they rarely, if ever, try to conquer the world Tweet

What Misspellings Reveal About Cultural Evolution - Facts So Romantic

2021-07-30 16:15:00 @ Nautilus blog

Stable cultural forms do not have to result from close replication; they can emerge continuously out of subtle changes. Illustration by VectorMine / Shutterstock Something about me must remind people of a blind 17th-century poet. My last name, Miton, Tweet

Eternal Change for No Energy: A Time Crystal Finally Made Real

2021-07-30 16:00:02 @ Quanta Magazine

Like a perpetual motion machine, a time crystal forever cycles between states without consuming energy. Physicists claim to have built this new phase of matter inside a quantum computer. The post Eternal Change for No Energy: A Time Crystal Fi Tweet

Alt tags on tweet images

2021-07-30 14:39:53 @ The Endeavour

I learned this morning via a comment that Twitter supports alt text descriptions for images. I didn’t think that it did, and said that it didn’t, but someone kindly corrected me. When I post equations as images on this site, I always include t Tweet

Improved IDE Performance, Better Debugging Experience, and More for Kotlin in Latest IntelliJ IDEA

2021-07-30 12:52:54 @ Kotlin Blog

Enjoy improved performance, a better coroutines debugging experience, WSL 2 and Run Targets support, and more improvements for Kotlin in IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2: IDE performance improvements, including faster test file analysis and faster rename refactoring B Tweet

Improved IDE Performance, Better Debugging Experience, and More for Kotlin in Latest IntelliJ IDEA

2021-07-30 12:52:54 @ Kotlin news

Enjoy improved performance, a better coroutines debugging experience, WSL 2 and Run Targets support, and more improvements for Kotlin in IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2: IDE performance improvements, including faster test file analysis and faster rename refactoring B Tweet

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 30 July 2021

2021-07-30 12:16:55 @ ASF

We're closing out July with a review of our activities over the past week: ASF Board  – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.  - Next Board Meeti Tweet

Member of the Band – Jesús Ruiz, QA Automation Engineer

2021-07-30 11:00:59 @ Gorilla Logic

Much like a pod of whales or a pack of wolves, did you know that a group of gorillas is called a band? In this blog series, we’re going to introduce you to members of our band—engineers, technical recruiters, PMs, designers, and more who make up the most i Tweet

Default Values for Maven Properties

2021-07-30 10:02:37 @ Baeldung

In this short article, we'll go through how to configure Maven properties default values, and how to use them. The post Default Values for Maven Properties first appeared on Baeldung .               Tweet

Nonlinear phase portrait

2021-07-30 03:35:10 @ The Endeavour

I was reading through Michael Trott’s Mathematica Guidebook for Programming and ran across the following plot. I find the image aesthetically interesting. I also find it interesting that the image is the phase portrait of a differential equation who Tweet

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccination for Employees

2021-07-30 00:04:11 @ Daring Fireball

Aubrey Whelan, reporting for The Philadelphia Inquirer: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will soon require all its on-site employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, as most of their patients are too young to receive the COVID-19 vacci Tweet

More of the Same (Physics, Math and Unification)

2021-07-29 23:57:25 @ Not Even Wrong

I was going to just provide the following links with a some comments, but decided it would be a good idea to put them into what seems to me the larger context of where we are in fundamental physics and … Continue reading → Tweet

Heads-Up: AWS Support for Internet Explorer 11 is Ending

2021-07-29 23:31:29 @ AWS Blog

If you are using Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) to access the AWS Management Console, web-based services such as Amazon Chime or Amazon Honeycode, or other parts of the AWS web site (AWS Documentation, AWS Marketing, AWS Marketplace, or AWS Support), it is t Tweet

Covid Stats

2021-07-29 21:39:00 @ Computational Complexity

A stat often quoted: About 97% of hospitalized coronavirus patients have not been vaccinated.    People take this as proof that once vaccinated no worries. But I have so many challenges with this statistic. This statistic is down from 10 Tweet

GitHub Funds Independent Legal Support for Developers against DMCA

2021-07-29 21:00:00 @ InfoQ

GitHub has launched a program to offer developers free legal support from Stanford Law School against DMCA takedowns requested under Section 1201. InfoQ has taken the chance to speak with Mike Linksvayer, head of developer policy at GitHub, and Phil Malo Tweet

AWS IoT SiteWise Edge Is Now Generally Available for Processing Industrial Equipment Data on Premises

2021-07-29 20:24:31 @ AWS Blog

At AWS re:Invent 2020, we announced the preview of AWS IoT SiteWise Edge, a new feature of AWS IoT SiteWise that provides software that runs on premises at industrial sites and makes it easy to collect, process, and monitor equipment data locally before se Tweet

Mandate Vaccinations, Not Masks

2021-07-29 20:20:29 @ Daring Fireball

Aaron E. Carroll, chief health officer for Indiana University, in a guest column for The New York Times: Many may read the C.D.C.’s continued focus on masking and distancing as an acknowledgment that the vaccines don’t work well enough. Leaning heavil Tweet

Google and Facebook to Require Employees Get Vaccinated

2021-07-29 20:09:59 @ Daring Fireball

Heather Kelly and Gerrit De Vynck, reporting for The Washington Post: Google on Wednesday became the first Big Tech [ sic ] company to announce that it will require employees who work in its offices to be fully vaccinated. Facebook later announced a s Tweet

Danny Meyer’s Restaurants Will Require Both Employees and Patrons to Be Vaccinated

2021-07-29 20:06:59 @ Daring Fireball

Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer, appearing on CNBC’s Squawk Box: “We’re following the lead of both city, state, and federal government. We’re going to do this ourselves in our restaurants in New York City and in Washington D.C. … We feel like we have Tweet

Structured vs Decorated Cospans (Part 2)

2021-07-29 17:47:40 @ John Carlos Baez

Decorated cospans are a framework for studying open systems invented by Brendan Fong. Since I’m now visiting the institute he and David Spivak set up—the Topos Institute—it was a great time to give a talk explaining the history of decorat Tweet

Structured vs Decorated Cospans (Part 2)

2021-07-29 17:47:40 @ Physics Phorums

Decorated cospans are a framework for studying open systems invented by Brendan Fong. Since I’m now visiting the institute he and David Spivak set up—the Topos Institute—it was a great time to give a talk explaining the history of decorat Tweet

Deploying to Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow with CI/CD tools

2021-07-29 16:26:28 @ AWS Open Source News

Apache Airflow‘s active open source community, familiar Python development as directed acyclic graph (DAG) workflows, and extensive library of pre-built integrations have helped it become a leading tool for data scientists and engineers for creating data p Tweet

Remember When Facebook Wanted to Use NSO Group’s Spyware to Surveil iOS Users?

2021-07-29 16:21:45 @ Daring Fireball

One angle I didn’t see resurface amidst all the attention this month on NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware that exploits iOS — last year Motherboard reporter Joseph Cox revealed that Facebook attempted to purchase the right to use Pegasus to spy on their own i Tweet

An example: Integration Middleware Removal

2021-07-29 15:49:00 @ Martin Fowler

To illustrate how these patterns work in practice, Ian, Rob, and James describe an example of how one of our teams used a number of Legacy Modernization Patterns to successfully replace integration middleware critical to the operation of their cl Tweet

Kotlin in Education

2021-07-29 15:13:11 @ Kotlin Blog

More developers are choosing Kotlin every day. It is one of the fastest-growing programming languages according to GitHub, and one of the most in-demand coding languages according to Hired.  As demand for Kotlin developers increases, we are looking to Tweet

Kotlin in Education

2021-07-29 15:13:11 @ Kotlin news

More developers are choosing Kotlin every day. It is one of the fastest-growing programming languages according to GitHub, and one of the most in-demand coding languages according to Hired.  As demand for Kotlin developers increases, we are looking to Tweet

Distributed DevOps Teams: Enabling Non-Stop Delivery

2021-07-29 11:28:00 @ InfoQ

Keeping in touch and being cohesive as a distributed team is a challenge many face. Assigning stories from a shared backlog helped a distributed team in doing non-stop delivery, as did giving all members of the team the authority to promote to production Tweet

Calling a SOAP Web Service from the Command Line

2021-07-29 08:44:33 @ Baeldung

A quick and practical guide to calling SOAP WebServices from the command line. The post Calling a SOAP Web Service from the Command Line first appeared on Baeldung .               Tweet

GraalVM 21.2 Improves Native Components

2021-07-29 08:43:00 @ InfoQ

GraalVM 21.2 has been released to speed up native compilation times, and improve integrations with JDK flight recorder as well as improve support for non-Java languages like Ruby and JavaScript. By Erik Costlow Tweet

Comments in a Jenkinsfile

2021-07-29 08:42:57 @ Baeldung

Learn how we can use different types of comments in Jenkinsfile and their syntax The post Comments in a Jenkinsfile first appeared on Baeldung .             Related Stories Guide to Jenkins Architecture Tweet

ParData: A conduit for easy and standardized data set sharing

2021-07-29 07:00:00 @ IBM Developer

At IBM, we created the Python package ParData to resolve issues in data set sharing. A data set distributor must only accompany a schema that describes the data set, and a data set consumer can easily start working with these data sets with a few lines of Tweet

Mitch McConnell Is Going to Run Ads Urging Kentuckians to Get Vaccinated

2021-07-28 23:42:01 @ Daring Fireball

David Morgan, reporting for Reuters: “Not enough people are vaccinated,” said McConnell, a polio survivor. “So we’re trying to get them to reconsider and get back on the path to get us to some level of herd immunity.” McConnell, who was vaccinated f Tweet

Apple Entrepreneur Camp applications open for Black founders and developers

2021-07-28 23:05:30 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

Apple Entrepreneur Camp supports underrepresented founders and developers as they build the next generation of cutting-edge apps and helps form a global network that encourages the pipeline and longevity of these entrepreneurs in technology. Applicatio Tweet

Life Always Wins. Follow Me - Issue 104: Harmony

2021-07-28 22:00:00 @ Nautilus blog

Japanese cuisine is so varied and refined that it’s hard to happen upon something unpleasant to the palate. My personal procedure in Japan is to take a seat at the counter and start pointing, completely at random, to a series of dishes chosen on the bas Tweet

The Incredible Fig - Issue 104: Harmony

2021-07-28 22:00:00 @ Nautilus blog

One of my favorite walkways in the world spans a beautiful fig in the village of Falealupo on the island of Savai’i, Samoa, formerly Western Samoa. My colleague the ethnobotanist Paul Cox invited me to visit this island in 1994 at a critical juncture in Tweet

The Fine Line Between Reality and Imaginary - Issue 104: Harmony

2021-07-28 22:00:00 @ Nautilus blog

We all live in two worlds: a world outside of ourselves containing things that others can also see and hear and touch, and a world inside consisting of our thoughts and imaginations, which only exist in our own mind. Usually, we effortlessly keep these Tweet

EC2-Classic Networking is Retiring – Here’s How to Prepare

2021-07-28 21:57:22 @ AWS Blog

Update (July 29, 2021) – Added link to the Support Automation Workflow document & clarified link to AWS MGN pricing. Also updated the list of recommended instance types to favor those built on AWS Nitro System, and added “Networking” to the title. Let’ Tweet

Charles Barkley: Sports Leagues ‘Should Force Guys to Get Vaccinated’

2021-07-28 20:06:32 @ Daring Fireball

Jade Scipioni, reporting for CNBC: “Yes, I’m vaccinated,” says NBA legend Charles Barkley. “Everybody should be vaccinated. Period.” “The only people who are not vaccinated are just assholes,” he says. The 58-year-old NBA Hall-of-Famer says he per Tweet

Developer Spotlight: Ladder

2021-07-28 20:00:15 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

Ladder is a self-care and mindfulness app built for the Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) community — or, as founder Don Le puts it, “people like us.” The app helps you establish positive, productive daily routines to reduce anxiety, Tweet

Supporting development of Core WCF

2021-07-28 18:01:54 @ AWS Open Source News

Core WCF is a port of Windows Communication Framework (WCF) to .NET Core. Used to build service-oriented applications based on the .NET Framework, WCF enabled applications to asynchronously send data, packaged as messages, between service endpoints. WCF is Tweet

Techdirt Is Now Entirely Without Any Google Ads or Tracking Code

2021-07-28 17:31:41 @ Daring Fireball

Mike Masnick: Techdirt is one of the very, very, very few truly independent media brands around. Almost none of the independent media brands that existed when we started remain. Some have been sucked up into larger companies or shut down entirely. Oth Tweet

Proof Assistant Makes Jump to Big-League Math

2021-07-28 16:45:32 @ Quanta Magazine

Mathematicians using the computer program Lean have verified the accuracy of a difficult theorem at the cutting edge of research mathematics. The post Proof Assistant Makes Jump to Big-League Math first appeared on Quanta Magazine Tweet

AWS Announces Customizable Image Support for Amazon EMR on EKS

2021-07-28 13:00:00 @ InfoQ

Recently, AWS announced customizable image support for Amazon EMR on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) that allows customers to modify the Docker runtime image that runs their analytics application using Apache Spark on their EKS cluster. Tweet

Burnout Is Real, and It’s No Picnic

2021-07-28 10:30:00 @ Code Capsule

Every knowledge worker will face burnout, or have coworkers who do. Here I share what I've learned about it as an engineering manager. The post Burnout Is Real, and It’s No Picnic first appeared on Code Capsule . Tweet

Is Java 17 a Glass Half Full?

2021-07-28 07:30:00 @ InfoQ

Java 17 has entered feature freeze and will be released on September 14th. By Ben Evans Tweet

This Week in Rust 401

2021-07-28 06:00:00 @ This Week in Rust

Hello and welcome to another issue of This Week in Rust ! Rust is a programming language empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software. This is a weekly summary of its progress and community. Want something mentioned? Tweet us at @ThisW Tweet

Apple Reports Record Third Quarter Results

2021-07-28 04:32:03 @ Daring Fireball

Apple Newsroom: Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2021 third quarter ended June 26, 2021. The Company posted a June quarter record revenue of $81.4 billion, up 36 percent year over year, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of Tweet

As Promised, Safari for iPadOS 15 Beta 4 Has a Standalone Tab Bar, Like the Mac Version

2021-07-28 04:25:54 @ Daring Fireball

Juli Clover, MacRumors: Prior to this beta, Safari on iPad was similar to Safari on iOS with no dedicated tab bar, but after the update, Apple has added a dedicated tab bar that’s activated by default, which is the same layout that’s now used in macOS Tweet

Safari’s Crowded Toolbar in iOS 15 Beta 4

2021-07-28 03:58:20 @ Daring Fireball

Federico Viticci, on Twitter: There’s a total of six different touch targets in the iOS 15 beta 4 tab bar in Safari. These exclude the ability to long-press the tab bar, swipe across it to change tabs, and swipe it up to open the Tabs view. I’m Tweet

Safari UI Changes in iOS 15 Beta 4

2021-07-28 03:44:25 @ Daring Fireball

On iPhone: The Share button is back in the toolbar, replacing the “···” don’t-call-it-a-hamburger-button. But there’s an awful lot of non-sharing stuff crammed into the Share menu — the ᴀA menu items from the current version of Safari (text size, Rea Tweet

WSJ Investigation Into How TikTok’s Algorithm Figures Out Your Interests

2021-07-28 03:15:05 @ Daring Fireball

Fascinating video from The Wall Street Journal: A Wall Street Journal investigation found that TikTok only needs one important piece of information to figure out what you want: the amount of time you linger over a piece of content. Every second you he Tweet

Polynomial analog of the Collatz conjecture

2021-07-28 02:39:11 @ The Endeavour

The Collatz conjecture, a.k.a. the 3n + 1 problem, a.k.a. the hailstone conjecture, asks whether the following sequence always terminates. Start with a positive integer n. If n is even, set n ← n /2. Otherwise n ← 3n + 1. If n = 1, stop. Otherwise go back Tweet

Introducing Amazon Route 53 Application Recovery Controller

2021-07-27 23:50:08 @ AWS Blog

I am pleased to announce the availability today of Amazon Route 53 Application Recovery Controller, a Amazon Route 53 set of capabilities that continuously monitors an application’s ability to recover from failures and controls application recovery across Tweet

Q&A with Jeff Hollan of Microsoft Regarding Azure Application Services on Kubernetes

2021-07-27 23:00:00 @ InfoQ

InfoQ caught up with Jeff Hollan, director of product management, Azure Application Platform at Microsoft, about the philosophy behind running Azure App Service on Kubernetes, some of the technical details and the requirement on Azure Arc. By Rags Srin Tweet

Brief Grief

2021-07-27 22:59:51 @ Daring Fireball

Nick Hobbs and Andrea Huey: We’re excited to announce that Brief is joining Twitter! Our team has always been inspired by Twitter’s mission to improve public conversation, and we can’t wait to work with the kind, brilliant folks we’ve met there. Toget Tweet

MacOS 12 Monterey Beta 4 Now Supports Live Text on Intel Macs

2021-07-27 22:24:01 @ Daring Fireball

When announced at WWDC last month, Live Text required Apple silicon on MacOS, because the implementation required the Neural Engine. Good news for everyone with an Intel Mac that Live Text is now slated to work on all Macs supported by MacOS 12.   Tweet

Making a Case Against Kubernetes at Ably

2021-07-27 22:00:00 @ InfoQ

In a recent article in the Ably Engineering series, Ably's engineer Maik Zumstrull explained why real-time messaging platform Ably does not use Kubernetes. InfoQ has taken the change to speak with Zumstrull to learn more. By Sergio De Simone Tweet

Find a remote or in-person job at a YC startup from the most recent Winter ’21 batch

2021-07-27 20:41:31 @ YC

Y Combinator hosted our Summer 2021 Career Expo last month, which included 34 founders -- many of whom graduated from YC's most recent W21 batch. Many have customers and revenue and completed a fundraise; all are hiring early team members in engineering, p Tweet

Solution Challenge Winner Update: Samuel’s mission to get children vaccinated in Uganda

2021-07-27 19:00:00 @ Google Developers

Posted by Aniedi Udo-Obong, Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Lead, Google Developer Communities Samuel Mugisha has been very busy since we first shared his story in 2019. Back then, Samuel was a university student from Uganda who was inspired to creat Tweet

A Soil-Science Revolution Upends Plans to Fight Climate Change

2021-07-27 18:33:34 @ Quanta Magazine

A centuries-old concept in soil science has recently been thrown out. Yet it remains a key ingredient in everything from climate models to advanced carbon-capture projects. The post A Soil-Science Revolution Upends Plans to Fight Climate Chang Tweet

JP Morgan Analysts Claim Apple to Use Titanium Alloy for iPhones Pro in 2022

2021-07-27 17:38:51 @ Daring Fireball

William Gallagher, reporting for AppleInsider: In a note to investors seen by AppleInsider, investment firm JP Morgan Chase’s China office has reported to its clients that Apple intends to introduce a titanium alloy to the iPhone for the first time. A Tweet

First Person Charged Under Hong Kong Security Law Found Guilty

2021-07-27 17:28:13 @ Daring Fireball

Al Jazeera: The first person charged under Hong Kong’s national security law has been found guilty of “terrorism” and “inciting secession”, in a landmark case with long-term implications for how the legislation reshapes the city’s common law tradition Tweet

The Apache Cassandra Project Releases Apache® Cassandra™ v4.0, the Fastest, Most Scalable and Secure Cassandra Yet

2021-07-27 17:00:06 @ ASF

Open Source enterprise-grade Big Data distributed database powers mission-critical deployments with improved performance and unparalleled levels of scale in the Cloud Wilmington, DE —27 July 2021—  The Apache Cassandra Project released today v Tweet

BasisAI Open Source Boxkite Machine Learning Monitoring Tool

2021-07-27 17:00:00 @ InfoQ

Boxkite is an open source instrumentation library designed to track concept drift in highly available model servers. It integrates with DevOps tools such as Grafana, Prometheus, fluentd and kubeflow, scaling horizontally to multiple replicas without need Tweet

Linking to an External URL in Javadoc

2021-07-27 16:42:36 @ Baeldung

Learn how to use Javadoc to link to external urls. The post Linking to an External URL in Javadoc first appeared on Baeldung .               Tweet

Feature Parity

2021-07-27 15:08:00 @ Martin Fowler

On many occasions when my colleagues find themselves talking to IT executives they hear how the executives have a suite of aging applications built using soon to be, if not already end of life technologies. More often that not these systems are hos Tweet

Joanneum Research Releases Robot AI Platform Robo-Gym Version 1.0.0

2021-07-27 15:00:00 @ InfoQ

Joanneum Research's Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics has released version 1.0.0 of robo-gym, an open-source framework for developing reinforcement learning (RL) AI for robot control. The release includes a new obstacle avoidance environment, suppo Tweet

Consider slots used by upvalues in use-def analysis.

2021-07-27 14:47:41 @ luajit

Reported by XmiliaH. Tweet

Architecture of a Geospatial Application with Java

2021-07-27 10:50:54 @ Baeldung

A comprehensive introduction to geospatial applications in Java. The post Architecture of a Geospatial Application with Java first appeared on Baeldung .               Tweet

[Sponsor] GitFinder

2021-07-27 05:06:48 @ Daring Fireball

GitFinder brings a perfect integration of Git and Finder. See git status of files directly in Finder with descriptive icon badges Perform git operations directly in Finder using customizable contextual and toolbar item menus Enjoy the full git exp Tweet

Java Weekly, Issue 396

2021-07-27 04:30:31 @ Baeldung

Java's 6-month cadence dilemma, Panache versatility, retrying with Resilience4j, testing in Spring Boot, and a new major Cassandra version. The post Java Weekly, Issue 396 first appeared on Baeldung .           &# Tweet

Not Kidding About Those Blue Bubbles

2021-07-27 03:30:17 @ Daring Fireball

Mirin Fader, in an excerpt from her new book, Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP : Knight searches for the right words. “I don’t want to sound negative,” he says. Knight explains some of Kidd’s methods, such as how Kidd would embarrass the Tweet

The History of Regular Expressions

2021-07-27 03:13:25 @ Daring Fireball

Buzz Andersen, in a guest post for Why Is This Interesting: Eventually, a Russian artist and Twitter user named Gregory Khodyrev realized what was going on: someone at Russia’s state Internet censor, Roscomnadzor, had attempted to block the Internet Tweet

TextSniper

2021-07-27 03:09:01 @ Daring Fireball

OCR was a big part of WWDC last month, with the new Live Text feature. But a few of my friends turned me on to a Mac utility called TextSniper that’s offered instant OCR for any text on your screen for a while now. Very convenient, very accurate. I used i Tweet

Information Geometry (Part 17)

2021-07-27 02:52:57 @ John Carlos Baez

I’m getting back into information geometry, which is the geometry of the space of probability distributions, studied using tools from information theory. I’ve written a bunch about it already, which you can see here: • Information geometry. Now Tweet

Information Geometry (Part 17)

2021-07-27 02:52:57 @ Physics Phorums

I’m getting back into information geometry, which is the geometry of the space of probability distributions, studied using tools from information theory. I’ve written a bunch about it already, which you can see here: • Information geometry. Now Tweet

Join us at the Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop at ICFP next month

2021-07-27 00:56:00 @ composition.al

The Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop is a fun and free event for people who want to learn about careers in programming languages (PL) research. These days, there are four PLMWs a year, held in conjunction with the Big Four SIGPLAN -sponsored co Tweet

Chrome Home — Abandoned Redesign of Mobile Chrome Circa 2016, With Goals Similar to Those of Mobile Safari 15

2021-07-26 21:40:47 @ Daring Fireball

Chris Lee, on Twitter : I’ve been fascinated to watch the reaction to Safari in iOS 15 because in 2016-2017, I worked on a similar redesign for mobile Chrome that we never launched. Finally decided to tell a bit of that story here. His story : Tweet

Incarcerated people learn to code: How one community organizer is changing lives

2021-07-26 19:00:00 @ Google Developers

Posted by Kubra Zengin, North America Regional Lead, Google Developer Groups When asked to speak to a room full of incarcerated individuals about becoming developers, Danny Thompson didn’t bat an eye. Danny is an experienced software engineer and Tweet

Toyota, Behind on Electric Cars, Lobbies Against Higher Fuel-Efficiency Standards

2021-07-26 18:49:25 @ Daring Fireball

Hiroko Tabuchi, reporting for The New York Times: Last month, Chris Reynolds, a senior executive who oversees government affairs for the company, traveled to Washington for closed-door meetings with congressional staff members and outlined Toyota’s op Tweet

Major memory system telephone keypad

2021-07-26 18:30:16 @ The Endeavour

This weekend I had to enter an alphabetic passcode on a numeric keypad. The keypad used the same letter-to-digit convention as a phone, but the letters were not printed on the keypad. That made me think about how much better the Major system is. I wondere Tweet

The ‘Weirdest’ Matter, Made of Partial Particles, Defies Description

2021-07-26 17:20:23 @ Quanta Magazine

Theorists are in a frenzy over “fractons,” bizarre, but potentially useful, hypothetical particles that can only move in combination with one another. The post The ‘Weirdest’ Matter, Made of Partial Particles, Defies Description first appeare Tweet

Xcode 13 Missing Info.plist

2021-07-26 11:29:12 @ Use Your Loaf

When you create a new SwiftUI project with Xcode 13 you may notice it doesn’t have an Info.plist file. What’s going on? I wrote this post based on Xcode 13 beta 3. I’ll update it if I see changes in future beta releases Xcode 13 Pr Tweet

Biosíntesis podcast BS#16: Borgs, AlphaFold, RoseTTAFold, melanomas y bionoticias

2021-07-26 11:17:49 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Ya puedes disfrutar del episodio 16 del podcast Biosíntesis [iVoox, iTunes, Google podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Radio Public]. El episodio fue grabado el viernes 16 de julio de 2021, , en el estudio de grabación de la […] La entrada Biosíntesis pod Tweet

Finalized no. 27

2021-07-26 09:00:00 @ Ethereum blog

the Ethereum consensus-layer - tl;dr It’s time to upgrade for London Merge checklist and draft EIP released Altair devnets launch; clients position themselves for mainnet Upgrade for London, yes you! The hotly anticipated upgrade to E Tweet