Sourcegraph

2022-08-07 17:23:08 @ Daring Fireball

My thanks to Sourcegraph for sponsoring last week at DF. Sourcegraph helps you code better and stay in flow. It’s a code search and intelligence tool for all your company’s code to help you quickly understand code, find usage examples, track down bugs, as Tweet

Show HN: Figure is a daily logic puzzle game

2022-08-07 15:01:29 @ Hacker News 200

Hello, HN! Figure is a little side project I’ve been working on. Someone described it as Bejeweled meets Wordle. I built the puzzle interface and website in Next.js and React, which was a first for me and overall a great learning experience. The daily pu Tweet

The Held Prize for comb. opt. AND Disc Opt AND Alg AND Complexity theory AND related parts of CS.

2022-08-07 14:21:00 @ Computational Complexity

 Dan Spielman asked me to blog about the Held Prize. I first present what he send me, and then have some thoughts. FROM DAN:  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Nominations ar Tweet

How to stop being “terminally online”

2022-08-07 07:51:23 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 204 # Comments: 170 Tweet

Our Roadmap for Nix

2022-08-07 07:23:20 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 238 # Comments: 194 Tweet

Symmetry and Physics

2022-08-07 04:20:10 @ Not Even Wrong

It’s getting late, but I can’t help myself. Reading too many wrong things about symmetry and physics on Twitter has forced me to do this. And, John Baez says I don’t explain things. So, here’s what the relationship between symmetry Tweet

Solar canopies on parking lots

2022-08-07 04:18:03 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 285 # Comments: 275 Tweet

Electronics are built with death dates. Let’s not keep them a secret

2022-08-07 01:50:14 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 271 # Comments: 308 Tweet

The Scottish Highlands, Appalachians, and the Atlas are the same mountain range

2022-08-06 23:00:08 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 259 # Comments: 74 Tweet

Cramming 'Papers, Please' onto Phones

2022-08-06 22:43:36 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 1137 # Comments: 160 Tweet

Memorizing Planck’s constant with DALL-E

2022-08-06 20:42:17 @ The Endeavour

Planck’s constant used to be a measured quantity and now it is exact by definition. h = 6.62607015×10−34 J / Hz Rather than the kilogram being implicit in the units used to measure Planck’s constant, the mass of a kilogram is now defined to be Tweet

Git In Two Minutes (updated after 8 years)

2022-08-06 20:03:15 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 325 # Comments: 114 Tweet

iMessage and the Secret Service

2022-08-06 19:30:12 @ Daring Fireball

Jason Snell, writing at Six Colors: I was struck by this section of a report by Politico’s Eric Geller involving the deletion of Secret Service messages related to the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: The phone resets occurred as the Tweet

Technical reasons to choose FreeBSD over GNU/Linux (2020)

2022-08-06 17:59:32 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 372 # Comments: 326 Tweet

Ubisoft about to take away games you bought

2022-08-06 16:12:21 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 212 # Comments: 194 Tweet

Google Trying to Solve a UUID

2022-08-06 15:38:24 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 300 # Comments: 146 Tweet

Simulating an Entire Car Engine (yes, it makes noise) [video]

2022-08-06 15:37:55 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 302 # Comments: 67 Tweet

The First Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Was Just Approved by US Regulators

2022-08-06 15:14:14 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 220 # Comments: 216 Tweet

Interactive Shell Using Docker Compose

2022-08-06 15:12:44 @ Baeldung

Learn how to get an interactive shell and interface Docker containers with it.             Related Stories Mounting a Single File in a Volume Using Docker Communication Between Multiple Docker Compose Pro Tweet

How to compute with a computer that doesn't compute

2022-08-06 14:00:00 @ Backreaction

[This is a transcript of the video embedded below. Some of the explanations may not make sense without the animations in the video.] Thanks for clicking on this video, by which you’ve ruled out a possible world in which you never watched it. This alterna Tweet

How to compute with a computer that doesn't compute

2022-08-06 14:00:00 @ Sabine Hossenfelder

[This is a transcript of the video embedded below. Some of the explanations may not make sense without the animations in the video.] Thanks for clicking on this video, by which you’ve ruled out a possible world in which you never watched it. This alterna Tweet

El movimiento de seis estrellas en las imágenes de Hubble y Webb de la galaxia Rueda de Carro

2022-08-06 13:55:20 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Poesía cósmica en movimiento, así bautizó el astrónomo Mark McCaughrean, @markmccaughrean, este vídeo que nos sorprendió a todos. Se observa cómo cambia la posición de seis estrellas de primer plano […] La entrada El movimiento de seis estrellas Tweet

If You Need a Break, Try Some Physics. (By which I really mean, please buy my new book.)

2022-08-06 12:50:00 @ Backreaction

If I could, I would lock myself up in a cabin in the woods and not read any news for two weeks. But I find cabins in the woods creepy, and I’d miss the bunny pics on twitter. And in any case, I have something better to offer. If you want to take a step bac Tweet

If You Need a Break, Try Some Physics. (By which I really mean, please buy my new book.)

2022-08-06 12:50:00 @ Sabine Hossenfelder

If I could, I would lock myself up in a cabin in the woods and not read any news for two weeks. But I find cabins in the woods creepy, and I’d miss the bunny pics on twitter. And in any case, I have something better to offer. If you want to take a step bac Tweet

GraphQL kinda sucks

2022-08-06 12:25:37 @ Hacker News 200

Graphql is great, but is totally over hyped. This is probably more of a rant or a frustrated dev outburst. but beginner to mid level developers are lead down the path of USE GRAPHQL especially on youtube... and this is just unfair and wrong. The good: - Tweet

Ask HN: How to say no to a GitHub issue feature request?

2022-08-06 10:48:04 @ Hacker News 200

Feeling very upset about a feature request. The main reason is, the requester behaves like I am hired to customise the software for him. And I should keep working until he is satisfied. Even if I don't like it, they keep saying this is very good feature, Tweet

MyNoise – Background Noise Generators

2022-08-06 10:14:08 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 299 # Comments: 98 Tweet

Microdosing with psilocybin mushrooms: a double-blind placebo-controlled study

2022-08-06 09:36:03 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 297 # Comments: 274 Tweet

Are Recursive Serverless Functions the Biggest Billing Risk on the Cloud?

2022-08-06 07:52:00 @ InfoQ

Forrest Brazeal, head of content at Google Cloud, recently argued that serverless functions are the cloud's biggest billing risk for developers as there's no simple way to protect against recursive calls and they can scale out almost indefinitely on all Tweet

Amazon to Acquire Roomba Robot Vacuum Maker iRobot for $1.7 Billion

2022-08-06 04:19:37 @ Daring Fireball

Tom Warren, reporting for The Verge: Amazon has signed an agreement to acquire iRobot , makers of Roomba robot vacuums. The deal is valued at approximately $1.7 billion, and Amazon will acquire iRobot for $61 per share in an all-cash transaction. “ Tweet

Ming-Chi Kuo on Indian-Assembled iPhones

2022-08-06 04:04:47 @ Daring Fireball

Ming-Chi Kuo, on Twitter: My latest survey indicates Foxconn’s iPhone production site in India will ship the new 6.1” iPhone 14 almost simultaneously with China for the first time in 2H22 (India being one quarter or more behind in the past). In the Tweet

Nikkei: ‘Apple Warns Suppliers to Follow China Rules on “Taiwan” Labeling’

2022-08-06 03:55:57 @ Daring Fireball

Cheng Ting-Fang and Lauly Li, reporting for Nikkei from Taipei: Apple has asked suppliers to ensure that shipments from Taiwan to China strictly comply with Chinese customs regulations after a recent visit by senior U.S. lawmaker Nancy Pelosi to Taipe Tweet

Skin exposure to UVB light induces a skin-brain-gonad axis and sexual behavior

2022-08-06 03:35:26 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 233 # Comments: 151 Tweet

DALL-E 2 and mnemonic images

2022-08-06 03:34:35 @ The Endeavour

I recently got an account for using OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 image generator. The example images I’ve seen are sorta surreal combinations of common words, and that made me think of the Major memory system. I’ve written about the Major system be Tweet

I assure you, medieval people bathed (2019)

2022-08-06 03:11:00 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 349 # Comments: 325 Tweet

China Fires Missiles Over Taiwan

2022-08-06 03:05:31 @ Daring Fireball

Emily Feng, reporting for NPR: China has fired several waves of missiles over the Taiwan Strait, hitting targets in the waters that encircle the island of Taiwan after a visit from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi triggered a tense military standoff Tweet

Launching the MakerNews Email List

2022-08-06 01:00:00 @ Atomic14

It’s getting increasingly difficult on YouTube to reach the audience. Even high-quality content disappears under the weight of videos being published and YouTube is really only interested in keeping viewers on the platform - it’s not interested in showing Tweet

Alex Jones must pay $50m in punitive damages for Sandy Hook hoax claim

2022-08-06 00:54:49 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 243 # Comments: 303 Tweet

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 5 August 2022

2022-08-05 22:30:06 @ ASF

Welcome, August --we’re opening the month with another great week. Here’s what the Apache community has been up to: ApacheCon™ – the ASF’s official global conference series, bringing Tomorrow’s Technology Today since 1998. Registrations are op Tweet

Replace Element at a Specific Index in a Java ArrayList

2022-08-05 19:00:48 @ Baeldung

A quick and practical guide to replacing elements at a specific index in a Java ArrayList.               Tweet

★ Dropbox Branding and App Store SEO Shenanigans

2022-08-05 18:31:36 @ Daring Fireball

The App Store should *discourage* SEO nonsense like keyword spamming, not reward it. Tweet

QCon Plus (Nov 29): Level-Up on the Engineering Trends You Might Need To Embrace

2022-08-05 18:00:00 @ InfoQ

At the QCon Plus online software development conference this November 29 to December 9, over 1,500 senior software engineers, architects, and team leads will learn about important trends our Program Committee believes will have the most impact on softwar Tweet

Display Logged-in User’s Information in Thymeleaf

2022-08-05 17:22:46 @ Baeldung

Learn how to display the logged-in user's information in Thymeleaf using Spring Security's support in a Spring Boot application.               Tweet

iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 570 - Aug 5th 2022

2022-08-05 17:15:37 @ iOS Weekly

Comment I don’t think I’ve ever written about it before, but I believe there is an analogy between software development and rock climbing. 🧗‍♂️ I first started thinking about this in terms of source control. Tweet

Naming probability functions

2022-08-05 16:09:35 @ The Endeavour

Given a random variable X, you often want to compute the probability that X will take on a value less than x or greater than x. Define the functions FX(x) = Prob(X ≤ x) and GX(x) = Prob(X > x) What do you call F and G? I tend to call them the CDF (cum Tweet

Un cristal de tiempo continuo basado en un condensado de Bose–Einstein

2022-08-05 15:27:36 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Los cristales de tiempo propuestos por Frank Wilczek en 2012 son físicamente imposibles. En un sistema disipativo la simetría traslacional del tiempo está rota (si no fuera así se conservaría […] La entrada Un cristal de tiempo continuo basado en Tweet

Floating point inverses and stability

2022-08-05 13:22:07 @ The Endeavour

Let f be a monotone, strictly convex function on a real interval I and let g be its inverse. For example, we could have f(x) = ex and g(x) = log x. Now suppose we round our results to N digits. That is, instead of working with f and g we actually work wit Tweet

Introducing this year’s Lemmy

2022-08-05 10:28:50 @ Business of Software Blog

Lemmy is back in Boston, MA 26-28 September for Business of Software USA Since 2018, Lemmy the lobster has been the official mascot for BoS Conf USA. During the pandemic they stayed in i-sea-lation, but is now fully vaxxed and ready to return to the BoS st Tweet

Guide to Undo a git rebase

2022-08-05 10:02:03 @ Baeldung

Learn about two popular techniques to undo a git rebase operation               Tweet

Dockerizing a Java Application

2022-08-05 10:01:05 @ Baeldung

A quick and practical guide to dockerizing a Java application.               Tweet

Java Weekly, Issue 449

2022-08-05 06:02:06 @ Baeldung

Parallel GC, DB sequences for Spring Data JDBC, multitenancy with Hibernate, feature flags, and durability in message queues!               Tweet

Nearly Optimal Communication and Query Complexity of Bipartite Matching. (arXiv:2208.02526v1 [cs.DS])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

We settle the complexities of the maximum-cardinality bipartite matching problem (BMM) up to poly-logarithmic factors in five models of computation: the two-party communication, AND query, OR query, XOR query, and quantum edge query models. Our results an Tweet

The complete classification for quantified equality constraints. (arXiv:2104.00406v2 [cs.CC] UPDATED)

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

We prove that QCSP$(\mathbb{N};x=y\rightarrow y=z)$ is PSpace-complete, settling a question open for more than ten years. This completes the complexity classification for the QCSP over equality languages as a trichotomy between Logspace, NP-complete and P Tweet

Core Challenge 2022: Solver and Graph Descriptions. (arXiv:2208.02495v1 [cs.AI])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

This paper collects all descriptions of solvers and ISR instances submitted to CoRe Challenge 2022. Tweet

Exploring Computational Complexity Of Ride-Pooling Problems. (arXiv:2208.02504v1 [cs.DS])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Ride-pooling is computationally challenging. The number of feasible rides grows with the number of travelers and the degree (capacity of the vehicle to perform a pooled ride) and quickly explodes to the sizes making the problem not solvable analytically. Tweet

Parameterized Complexity of Upper Edge Domination. (arXiv:2208.02522v1 [cs.DS])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

In this paper we study a maximization version of the classical Edge Dominating Set (EDS) problem, namely, the Upper EDS problem, in the realm of Parameterized Complexity. In this problem, given an undirected graph $G$, a positive integer $k$, the question Tweet

Nearly Optimal Communication and Query Complexity of Bipartite Matching. (arXiv:2208.02526v1 [cs.DS])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We settle the complexities of the maximum-cardinality bipartite matching problem (BMM) up to poly-logarithmic factors in five models of computation: the two-party communication, AND query, OR query, XOR query, and quantum edge query models. Our results an Tweet

Efficiently Computing Directed Minimum Spanning Trees. (arXiv:2208.02590v1 [cs.DS])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Computing a directed minimum spanning tree, called arborescence, is a fundamental algorithmic problem, although not as common as its undirected counterpart. In 1967, Edmonds discussed an elegant solution. It was refined to run in $O(\min(n^2, m\log n))$ b Tweet

Makespan Scheduling of Unit Jobs with Precedence Constraints in $O(1.995^n)$ time. (arXiv:2208.02664v1 [cs.DS])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

In a classical scheduling problem, we are given a set of $n$ jobs of unit length along with precedence constraints and the goal is to find a schedule of these jobs on $m$ identical machines that minimizes the makespan. This problem is well-known to be NP- Tweet

Agnostic Learning of General ReLU Activation Using Gradient Descent. (arXiv:2208.02711v1 [cs.LG])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We provide a convergence analysis of gradient descent for the problem of agnostically learning a single ReLU function under Gaussian distributions. Unlike prior work that studies the setting of zero bias, we consider the more challenging scenario when the Tweet

Almost Consistent Systems of Linear Equations. (arXiv:2208.02732v1 [cs.DS])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Checking whether a system of linear equations is consistent is a basic computational problem with ubiquitous applications. When dealing with inconsistent systems, one may seek an assignment that minimizes the number of unsatisfied equations. This problem Tweet

An online joint replenishment problem combined with single machine scheduling. (arXiv:2208.02748v1 [cs.DS])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

This paper considers a combination of the joint replenishment problem with single machine scheduling. There is a single resource, which is required by all the jobs, and a job can be started at time point $t$ on the machine if and only the machine does not Tweet

More Effort Towards Multiagent Knapsack. (arXiv:2208.02766v1 [cs.GT])

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

In this paper, we study some multiagent variants of the knapsack problem. Fluschnik et al. [AAAI 2019] considered the model in which every agent assigns some utility to every item. They studied three preference aggregation rules for finding a subset (knap Tweet

Understanding the QuickXPlain Algorithm: Simple Explanation and Formal Proof. (arXiv:2001.01835v3 [cs.AI] UPDATED)

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

In his seminal paper of 2004, Ulrich Junker proposed the QuickXPlain algorithm, which provides a divide-and-conquer computation strategy to find within a given set an irreducible subset with a particular (monotone) property. Beside its original applicatio Tweet

Near-Optimal Decremental Hopsets with Applications. (arXiv:2009.08416v5 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Given a weighted undirected graph $G=(V,E,w)$, a hopset $H$ of hopbound $\beta$ and stretch $(1+\epsilon)$ is a set of edges such that for any pair of nodes $u, v \in V$, there is a path in $G \cup H$ of at most $\beta$ hops, whose length is within a $(1+ Tweet

Robust Adaptive Submodular Maximization. (arXiv:2107.11333v3 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

The goal of a sequential decision making problem is to design an interactive policy that adaptively selects a group of items, each selection is based on the feedback from the past, in order to maximize the expected utility of selected items. It has been s Tweet

Breaking the Cubic Barrier for All-Pairs Max-Flow: Gomory-Hu Tree in Nearly Quadratic Time. (arXiv:2111.04958v3 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2022-08-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

In 1961, Gomory and Hu showed that the All-Pairs Max-Flow problem of computing the max-flow between all $n\choose 2$ pairs of vertices in an undirected graph can be solved using only $n-1$ calls to any (single-pair) max-flow algorithm. Even assuming a lin Tweet

Apple Releases Studio Display Firmware Update to Fix Speaker Issue

2022-08-05 01:23:10 @ Daring Fireball

Juli Clover, MacRumors: Apple today released an updated version of the 15.5 firmware for the Studio Display, with the update coming more than two months after the Studio Display firmware was last updated. The prior version of the 15.5 firmware had a Tweet

Síntesis química de una nanocinta de Möbius de carbono

2022-08-04 21:38:13 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

En general, los físicos sabemos muy poco de química (yo solo estudié una asignatura en primer curso). A pesar de ello nos asombran los avances de la síntesis en química […] La entrada Síntesis química de una nanocinta de Möbius de carbono fue es Tweet

Kotlin API for Apache Spark v1.2: UDTs, UDFs, RDDs, Compatibility, and More!

2022-08-04 16:45:28 @ Kotlin Blog

Hi everyone, Jolan here, with my first actual blog post! It’s been a couple of months since the last release of the Kotlin API for Apache Spark and we feel like all of the exciting changes since then are worth another announcement. Let me remind you Tweet

Kotlin API for Apache Spark v1.2: UDTs, UDFs, RDDs, Compatibility, and More!

2022-08-04 16:45:28 @ Kotlin news

Hi everyone, Jolan here, with my first actual blog post! It’s been a couple of months since the last release of the Kotlin API for Apache Spark and we feel like all of the exciting changes since then are worth another announcement. Let me remind you Tweet

At Long Last, Mathematical Proof That Black Holes Are Stable

2022-08-04 15:38:35 @ Quanta Magazine

The solutions to Einstein’s equations that describe a spinning black hole won’t blow up, even when poked or prodded. The post At Long Last, Mathematical Proof That Black Holes Are Stable first appeared on Quanta Magazine Tweet

Upload Image With Spring Boot and Thymeleaf

2022-08-04 15:16:08 @ Baeldung

A quick and practical guide to uploading images with Spring and Thymeleaf.               Tweet

La caída de brillo de la supergigante roja Betelgeuse fue debida a una emisión de masa coronal

2022-08-04 14:31:40 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

La gran pérdida de brillo (Great Dimming) de la supergigante roja Betelgeuse fue una de las grandes noticias científicas entre el 27 de enero y el 13 de febrero de […] La entrada La caída de brillo de la supergigante roja Betelgeuse fue debida a Tweet

Muchos candidatos a galaxias con z > 12 observados por JWST podrían ser galaxias con z < 7 rodeadas de mucho polvo

2022-08-04 13:03:26 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

La confirmación de los candidatos a galaxias con z > 15 observadas por el telescopio espacial James Webb es prioritaria. La galaxia CEERS-DSFG-1 no se observa en los filtros F115W, […] La entrada Muchos candidatos a galaxias con z > 12 obs Tweet

Arrays.asList() vs Collections.singletonList()

2022-08-04 10:52:50 @ Baeldung

Learn about the Arrays.asList() method and the Collections.singletonList() method               Tweet

Developing and Evolving SaaS Infrastructures for Enterprises

2022-08-04 10:37:00 @ InfoQ

SaaS companies that are focused on the enterprise market need to evolve their infrastructure to meet the security, reliability, and other IT requirements of their customers. IT admins and large customers are two important sources of requirements to drive Tweet

PrefixRL: Nvidia's Deep-Reinforcement-Learning Approach to Design Better Circuits

2022-08-04 09:00:00 @ InfoQ

Nvidia has developed PrefixRL, an approach based on reinforcement learning (RL) to designing parallel-prefix circuits that are smaller and faster than those designed by state-of-the-art electronic-design-automation (EDA) tools. By Claudio Masolo Tweet

Fools and Their Money

2022-08-04 01:58:21 @ Daring Fireball

Aidan Ryan, The Information, “The Metaverse Real Estate Boom Turns Into a Bust”: The metaverse is in the midst of a real estate meltdown. Sales volumes and average prices for virtual land have plunged this year, part of a broader slide in crypto and n Tweet

The L.A. Times: Remembering Dodgers Legend Vin Scully

2022-08-04 01:53:52 @ Daring Fireball

In a city renowned the world over for its celebrities, no one was more popular.  ★  Tweet

Flashing the TS80P with IronOS

2022-08-04 01:00:00 @ Atomic14

I decided to get one of the TS80P soldering irons that everyones seems to have been raving about for the past year or so. The main reason I wanted to get this is bacause you can easily flash it with an open source firmware called IronOS which I think Tweet

Graviton Fast Start – A New Program to Help Move Your Workloads to AWS Graviton

2022-08-03 22:49:11 @ AWS Blog

With the Graviton Challenge last year, we helped customers migrate to Graviton-based EC2 instances and get up to 40 percent price performance benefit in as little as 4 days. Tens of thousands of customers, including 48 of the top 50 Amazon Elastic Compute Tweet

Firebase Stories: Celebrating our developer community

2022-08-03 20:10:00 @ Google Developers

Posted by Akua Prempeh Developer Marketing When we ask you what you like best about Firebase, a lot of you tell us it’s the community that makes Firebase special. We are excited to highlight developers in the community who are using Fir Tweet

★ Vin Scully

2022-08-03 19:30:48 @ Daring Fireball

You could sit with pen and paper for a year and not come up with better words. Vin Scully came up with them on the spot, every time. Tweet

Experimenting with Live Activities

2022-08-03 18:50:39 @ Ole Begemann: iOS Development

iOS 16 beta 4 is the first SDK release that supports Live Activities . A Live Activity is a widget-like view an app can place on your lock screen and update in real time. Examples where this can be useful include live sports scores or train departure tim Tweet

How to Check Whether an Integer Exists in a Range with Java

2022-08-03 17:29:25 @ Baeldung

Learn how to check whether an integer exists within the bounds of a range.               Tweet

New: Filter by equity – at the best YC startups

2022-08-03 17:00:00 @ YC

YC's job board now lets job seekers filter by equity offered on the job description. Over 380 startups have posted roles with equity, with some early engineering roles offering 2%. Tweet

Geometric Analysis Reveals How Birds Mastered Flight

2022-08-03 15:26:27 @ Quanta Magazine

Partnerships between engineers and biologists have begun to reveal how birds evolved their superb maneuverability. The post Geometric Analysis Reveals How Birds Mastered Flight first appeared on Quanta Magazine Tweet

Inline computed content in org-mode

2022-08-03 15:05:07 @ The Endeavour

The previous post discussed how to use org-mode as a notebook. You can have blocks of code and blocks of results, analogous to cells in a Jupyter notebook. The code and the results export as obvious blocks when you export the org file to another format, s Tweet

Una IA que estima las variables de estado de un sistema físico a partir de un vídeo

2022-08-03 14:50:41 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

El movimiento de un péndulo simple está determinado por dos variables de estado, el ángulo y la velocidad angular, o la energía potencial y la energía cinética. ¿Cuántos grados de […] La entrada Una IA que estima las variables de estado de un sis Tweet

Microsoft Claims Entity Framework Core 7 Faster When Saving Changes

2022-08-03 14:30:00 @ InfoQ

Entity Framework (EF) Core, Microsoft's object-to-database mapper library for .NET Framework, brings performance improvements for data updates in version 7, Microsoft claims. The performance of SaveChanges method in EF7 is up to 74% faster than in EF6, i Tweet

Get the Current Stack Trace in Java

2022-08-03 10:07:14 @ Baeldung

Learn how to get a stack trace using the Thread and  Throwable classes               Tweet

Sepolia Post-Merge Upgrade Announcement

2022-08-03 09:00:00 @ Ethereum blog

The Sepolia testnet will undergo a post-merge execution layer (EL) upgrade at block 1735371, expected on August 17, 2022 The upgrade will cause EL clients on the network to disconnect from peers which have not transitioned to proof-of Tweet

This Week in Rust 454

2022-08-03 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

New – Run Visual Studio Software on Amazon EC2 with User-Based License Model

2022-08-03 01:19:34 @ AWS Blog

Today we are announcing the general availability of license-included Visual Studio software on Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (Amazon EC2) instances. You can now purchase fully compliant AWS-provided licenses of Visual Studio with a per-user subscription fee Tweet

Dithering

2022-08-02 21:11:06 @ Daring Fireball

Yours truly and Ben Thompson’s podcast — two episodes per week, 15 minutes per episode. Not a minute less, not a minute more. If you’re not listening, you’re missing out. Best $5/month you’ll ever spend, trust me. I aspire not to be this fellow w Tweet

Glashow Interview

2022-08-02 20:51:01 @ Not Even Wrong

David Zierler, the oral historian at the American Institute of Physics, has done many in-depth interviews with theoretical physicists in recent years. Today I came across a 2020 interview with Shelly Glashow, which was very interesting in general, and also Tweet

Banish: New Safari Extension to Block ‘Open in App’ Dickpanels

2022-08-02 19:13:18 @ Daring Fireball

You know how on your iPhone when you visit a website like, say, Reddit or LinkedIn or TikTok or Quora — or dozens of others — and the website presents a popover panel that covers the whole damn page telling you how much better it would be if you’d install Tweet

Visual Studio Code Server Now Available in Private Preview

2022-08-02 18:00:00 @ InfoQ

Microsoft has announced a private preview of the backend service that powers its Visual Studio Code editor, along with a specific CLI to manage it. Visual Studio Code Server can be installed everywhere and easily used through VS Code for the Web running Tweet

Kotlin and Code With Me: Tips for Collaborative Programming, Teaching, and Learning

2022-08-02 17:34:23 @ Kotlin Blog

Remote collaboration has been around for a while and works very well for knowledge sharing, but software developers often need something more advanced than just screen sharing. Code With Me is a collaborative coding tool built into the majority of JetBrain Tweet

Kotlin and Code With Me: Tips for Collaborative Programming, Teaching, and Learning

2022-08-02 17:34:23 @ Kotlin news

Remote collaboration has been around for a while and works very well for knowledge sharing, but software developers often need something more advanced than just screen sharing. Code With Me is a collaborative coding tool built into the majority of JetBrain Tweet

Org-mode as a lightweight notebook

2022-08-02 16:49:24 @ The Endeavour

You can think of org-mode as simply a kind of markdown, a plain text file that can be exported to fancier formats such as HTML or PDF. It’s a lot more than that, but that’s a reasonable place to start. Org-mode also integrates with source code Tweet

How to Follow Webb’s Next Steps

2022-08-02 16:10:24 @ Nasa Webb

Now that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope’s first images and data are out, you might be wondering: What comes next? The observatory has a packed schedule of science programs looking at all kinds of cosmic phenomena, like planets, stars, galaxies, black ho Tweet

Google Play Indie Games Festival: Finalists revealed

2022-08-02 15:59:00 @ Google Developers

Posted by Patricia Correa, Director, Global Developer Marketing The Indie Games Festival shines a spotlight on some of the best games on Google Play, and celebrates the passion and creativity that small games studios bring to gamers w Tweet

The Computer Scientist Challenging AI to Learn Better

2022-08-02 15:58:19 @ Quanta Magazine

Christopher Kanan is building algorithms that can continuously learn over time — the way we do. The post The Computer Scientist Challenging AI to Learn Better first appeared on Quanta Magazine Tweet

Meta Open-Sources 200 Language Translation AI NLLB-200

2022-08-02 15:00:00 @ InfoQ

Meta AI recently open-sourced NLLB-200, an AI model that can translate between any of over 200 languages. NLB-200 is a 54.5B parameter Mixture of Experts (MoE) model that was trained on a dataset containing more than 18 billion sentence pairs. On benchma Tweet

New – AWS Skill Builder Subscriptions

2022-08-02 12:23:01 @ AWS Blog

Today, I am excited to announce AWS Skill Builder Individual and Team subscriptions. This is a new way for you to learn about cloud technologies and get practical experience with hands-on training. Between 2013 and 2016, I spent three years delivering AWS Tweet

Spring Boot 3 and Spring Framework 6.0 – What’s New

2022-08-02 08:50:49 @ Baeldung

Learn about new features that come with Spring Boot 3 and Spring 6.               Tweet

Volatile vs. Atomic Variables in Java

2022-08-02 08:47:03 @ Baeldung

Learn the difference between the volatile keyword and atomic classes and what problems they solve               Tweet

[Sponsor] Sourcegraph

2022-08-02 01:00:54 @ Daring Fireball

Sourcegraph helps you code better and stay in flow. It’s a code search and intelligence tool for all your company’s code to help you quickly understand code, find usage examples, track down bugs, assess the impact of a change, and more. Who uses Sourcegra Tweet

‘What’s the Deal With Water Bottles?’

2022-08-01 21:45:07 @ Daring Fireball

Jason Zinoman, writing for The New York Times: A solitary figure, a microphone and a stool. Those are the primary images of stand-up comedy — as reliable and ubiquitous as a book’s cover, spine and chapter titles. But there is another element in the Tweet

AWS Week in Review – August 1, 2022

2022-08-01 21:30:57 @ AWS Blog

AWS re:Inforce returned to Boston last week, kicking off with a keynote from Amazon Chief Security Officer Steve Schmidt and AWS Chief Information Security officer C.J. Moses: Be sure to take some time to watch this video and the other leadership sessions, Tweet

Upgrade’s ‘Summer of Fun’ iOS 16 Interviews

2022-08-01 21:13:27 @ Daring Fireball

Speaking of what’s new in iOS 16, I greatly enjoyed last week’s episode of Upgrade, wherein co-hosts Jason Snell and Myke Hurley interviewed a series of three guests to talk about what’s new in an area of their expertise: James Thomson (developer tool Tweet

★ iMessage Editing and Un-Sending in the Fourth iOS 16 and MacOS 13 Developer Betas

2022-08-01 20:52:38 @ Daring Fireball

The time limits, visible edit history, and even the fact that both features exist seem to be a source of minor confusion. Tweet

Apple Entrepreneur Camp applications open for female, Black, and Hispanic/Latinx founders

2022-08-01 19:28:45 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

Apple Entrepreneur Camp supports underrepresented founders and developers of app-driven organizations as they build the next generation of cutting-edge apps and helps form a global network that encourages the pipeline and longevity of these entrepreneu Tweet

Estirando el chicle de la dualidad AdS/CFT hasta una fantasiosa «AdS₁»/CFT₀ basada en una teoría D(−1)/D7

2022-08-01 19:25:41 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Juan Martín Maldacena publicó en 1998 una conjetura que le hizo famoso, la correspondencia o dualidad AdS/CFT entre una teoría de cuerdas de 10 (9+1) dimensiones compactificada en un espacio […] La entrada Estirando el chicle de la dualidad AdS/C Tweet

The Talk Show: ‘Shop Different’

2022-08-01 18:55:06 @ Daring Fireball

Special guest Michael Steeber joins the show to discuss his new project, The Apple Store Time Machine — an intricately-detailed explorable walkthrough of four of Apple’s original retail stores. Sponsored by: Retool : Build internal tools 10× faster Tweet

Behind the Design: Odio

2022-08-01 18:00:40 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

Max Frimout is an audio engineer for Odio, and it’s his job to transport you and your ears to a different world. From his home studio in the Netherlands — stocked with keyboards, instruments, and a tangle of wires and boards more suited to a ‘50s B-m Tweet

Kotlin 1.7.20-Beta Released

2022-08-01 17:39:20 @ Kotlin Blog

The Kotlin 1.7.20-Beta release is out! Here are some highlights from this preview version of Kotlin: The new Kotlin K2 compiler supports Lombok, all-open, Parcelize, and other compiler plugins. We introduced the preview of the ..< operator for creating Tweet

Kotlin 1.7.20-Beta Released

2022-08-01 17:39:20 @ Kotlin news

The Kotlin 1.7.20-Beta release is out! Here are some highlights from this preview version of Kotlin: The new Kotlin K2 compiler supports Lombok, all-open, Parcelize, and other compiler plugins. We introduced the preview of the ..< operator for creating Tweet

Creating Links to Messages in Apple Mail With Shortcuts and AppleScript

2022-08-01 17:09:18 @ Daring Fireball

John Voorhees, writing at MacStories: For the past several weeks, I’ve been using Mail exclusively on all of my devices, which has been a refreshing change of pace. Still, it’s not perfect. Of the features I use most in third-party mail clients, the s Tweet

Beyond Code: The Artist Who Contributes to Apache TinkerPop

2022-08-01 16:11:10 @ AWS Open Source News

Code isn't the only way to contribute to open source. The popular Apache TinkerPop project has a recognizable and memorable identity thanks to graphic artist and Apache committer Ketrina Thompson. Tweet

Particle Physicists Puzzle Over a New Duality

2022-08-01 15:50:29 @ Quanta Magazine

A hidden link has been found between two seemingly unrelated particle collision outcomes. It’s the latest example of a mysterious web of mathematical connections between disparate theories of physics. The post Particle Physicists Puzzle Over a Tweet

Java News Roundup: Helidon 3.0, GraalVM 22.2, IntelliJ IDEA 2022.2, Vert.x Virtual Threads

2022-08-01 14:00:00 @ InfoQ

This week's Java roundup for July 25th, 2022, features news from OpenJDK, JDK 19, JDK 20, Spring project updates, Helidon 3.0, GraalVM 22.2, Quarkus 2.11.1 and 2.10.4, Micronaut 3.5.4, Eclipse Vert.x virtual threads incubator, Jakarta EE 10 updates, Inte Tweet

El origen del SARS-CoV-2 en el mercado de animales vivos de Huanan en Wuhan (China)

2022-08-01 13:26:12 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

El 1 de enero de 2020 se clausuró el mercado de animales vivos de Huanan, en Wuhan, China, y se procedió a su rápida desinfección; se tomaron muestras de diferentes […] La entrada El origen del SARS-CoV-2 en el mercado de animales vivos de Huanan Tweet

SwiftUI Gauges

2022-08-01 11:37:31 @ Use Your Loaf

The speedometer style gauge view has long been a feature of watchOS complications. In iOS 16, macOS 13 and watchOS 9, Apple introduced a gauge view that work across all three platforms. Note: Apple deprecated the ClockKit gauges in watchOS 9. Gauge Vi Tweet

Slate 0.82 and Plate 15 Releases Improve Rich-Text Editing Experience

2022-08-01 11:00:00 @ InfoQ

Slate 0.82.0 made significant updates for its support of editing on Android devices and introduces `useSlateSelection` and additionally adds a React hook that triggers whenever the selection changes. Plate 15 improves its Link toolbar, improves paste Tweet

Bill Russell, the Greatest Winner in Sports History, Dies at 88

2022-07-31 22:42:11 @ Daring Fireball

ESPN: Over a 15-year period, beginning with his junior year at the University of San Francisco, Russell had the most remarkable career of any player in the history of team sports. At USF, he was a two-time All-American, won two straight NCAA champions Tweet

Not so fast

2022-07-31 22:10:35 @ The Endeavour

James Gregory’s series for π is not so fast. It converges very slowly and so does not provide an efficient way to compute π. After summing half a million terms, we only get five correct decimal places. We can verify this with the following bc code. Tweet

CNCF Publishes the Kubernetes Policy Management Whitepaper

2022-07-31 22:00:00 @ InfoQ

The CNCF recently published a new whitepaper about Kubernetes Policy Management. The whitepaper highlights the importance of Kubernetes policy management when it comes to the security and automation of clusters as well as workloads. Also, it goes in-dept Tweet