Medallas Fields 2022 para Maryna Viazovska, James Maynard, June Huh y Hugo Duminil-Copin

2022-07-05 21:32:04 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Hoy 5 de julio de 2022 se han anunciado los premios de la IMU (Unión Matemática Internacional) en el ICM 2022 online (Congreso Internacional de Matemáticos), destacando las cuatro Medallas […] La entrada Medallas Fields 2022 para Maryna Viazovska Tweet

EU Approves Landmark Legislation to Regulate Apple and Other Big Tech Firms

2022-07-05 16:09:12 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 289 # Comments: 336 Tweet

TikTok Shops Are Lousy With Counterfeit Products

2022-07-05 15:14:40 @ Daring Fireball

Ikran Dahir, reporting for BuzzFeed News: Iman Hamid, a lawyer and author in London, was browsing TikTok in January when she came across a NYX lip gloss being sold on a livestream for just £3.99 (about $5) — almost half of the product’s original price Tweet

The Apache Software Foundation Announces ApacheCon 2022 Schedule

2022-07-05 15:05:01 @ ASF

Annual Convention will showcase four days of sessions featuring ASF project communities  Wilmington, DE – July 5, 2022 – The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 open so Tweet

Large Hadron Collider discovers three new exotic particles

2022-07-05 13:58:19 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 426 # Comments: 125 Tweet

Diez años del anuncio del bosón de Higgs por ATLAS y CMS del LHC

2022-07-05 13:31:36 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

El 4 de julio de 2012 se anunció la observación del bosón de Higgs en los detectores ATLAS y CMS del LHC en el CERN. Con motivo de su décimo […] La entrada Diez años del anuncio del bosón de Higgs por ATLAS y CMS del LHC fue escrita en La Cienc Tweet

SHGA Shanghai Gov National Police Database for sale (1B entries)

2022-07-05 13:30:11 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 202 # Comments: 63 Tweet

FedEx to close data centers, retire all mainframes by 2024, saving $400m

2022-07-05 11:38:41 @ Hacker News 200

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The Scientist Who Developed a New Way to Understand Communication

2022-07-05 11:15:46 @ Quanta Magazine

Mark Braverman has spent his career translating thorny problems into the language of information complexity. The post The Scientist Who Developed a New Way to Understand Communication first appeared on Quanta Magazine Tweet

Xbox Cloud throttles performance if user agent is Linux

2022-07-05 10:03:13 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 378 # Comments: 160 Tweet

Adobe Researchers Open-Source Image Captioning AI CLIP-S

2022-07-05 10:00:00 @ InfoQ

Researchers from Adobe and the University of North Carolina (UNC) have open-sourced CLIP-S, an image-captioning AI model that produces fine-grained descriptions of images. In evaluations with captions generated by other models, human judges preferred tho Tweet

He dropped out to become a poet – now he’s won a Fields Medal

2022-07-05 09:31:34 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 256 # Comments: 86 Tweet

A Solver of the Hardest Easy Problems About Prime Numbers

2022-07-05 09:21:31 @ Quanta Magazine

On his way to winning a Fields Medal, James Maynard has cut a path through simple-sounding questions about prime numbers that have stumped mathematicians for centuries. The post A Solver of the Hardest Easy Problems About Prime Numbers first Tweet

For His Sporting Approach to Math, a Fields Medal

2022-07-05 09:20:13 @ Quanta Magazine

With Hugo Duminil-Copin, thinking rarely happens without moving. His insights into the flow-related properties of complex networks have earned him the Fields Medal. The post For His Sporting Approach to Math, a Fields Medal first appeared on Tweet

He Dropped Out to Become a Poet. Now He’s Won a Fields Medal.

2022-07-05 09:19:44 @ Quanta Magazine

June Huh wasn’t interested in mathematics until a chance encounter during his sixth year of college. Now his profound insights connecting combinatorics and geometry have led to math’s highest honor. The post He Dropped Out to Become a Poet. No Tweet

In Times of Scarcity, War and Peace, a Ukrainian Finds the Magic in Math

2022-07-05 09:18:11 @ Quanta Magazine

With her homeland mired in war, the sphere-packing number theorist Maryna Viazovska has become the second woman to win a Fields Medal in the award’s 86-year history. The post In Times of Scarcity, War and Peace, a Ukrainian Finds the Magic in Tweet

How Normal Am I?

2022-07-05 07:46:34 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 369 # Comments: 239 Tweet

How to Pass Environment Variable Value into Dockerfile

2022-07-05 07:19:52 @ Baeldung

We can use environment variables when performing a docker build. These can be hard-coded into our Dockerfile, or passed as parameters into the build process. We look at how to use these techniques to build variations of image from the same Dockerfile. & Tweet

Use Cases for Static Methods in Java

2022-07-05 07:18:24 @ Baeldung

Java allows us to declare functions as static. We look at what this means, how static functions differ from others, and some common use cases for preferring static functions.               Tweet

The common binding agent/fuel in fireworks is white dextrin, also widely used in processed food glazes and pharmaceutical pills. Who knew? (Not me, even after years of reading fireworks explainers.) https://www.compoundchem.com/2013/12/30/the-chemistry-of-fireworks/

2022-07-05 05:52:11 @ @coreyspowell

The common binding agent/fuel in fireworks is white dextrin, also widely used in processed food glazes and pharmaceutical pills. Who knew? (Not me, even after years of reading fireworks explainers.) compoundchem.com/2013/12/30/… Tweet

We can't check the app permissions on Google Play anymore

2022-07-05 04:46:53 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 215 # Comments: 114 Tweet

How CUDA Programming Works

2022-07-05 03:49:27 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 205 # Comments: 90 Tweet

[Sponsor] Tailscale SSH

2022-07-05 03:41:30 @ Daring Fireball

Tailscale SSH: No more bastions. No more juggling keys. SSH that just works.  ★  Tweet

Log-Precision Transformers are Constant-Depth Uniform Threshold Circuits. (arXiv:2207.00729v1 [cs.CC])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

We prove that transformer neural networks with logarithmic precision in the input length (and where the feedforward subnetworks are computable using linear space in their input length) can be simulated by constant-depth uniform threshold circuits. Thus, s Tweet

Multi-Dimensional Stable Roommates in 2-Dimensional Euclidean Space. (arXiv:2108.03868v2 [cs.GT] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

We investigate the Euclidean $d$-Dimensional Stable Roommates problem, which asks whether a given set~$V$ of $d \cdot n$ points from the 2-dimensional Euclidean space can be partitioned into $n$ disjoint (unordered) subsets $\Pi=\{V_1,\ldots,V_{n}\}$ with Tweet

Resolution of the Linear-Bounded Automata Question. (arXiv:2110.05942v6 [cs.CC] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

This work resolves a longstanding open question in automata theory, i.e., the $linear$-$bounded$ $automata$ $question$ ($LBA$ $question$ for short), which can also be phrased succinctly in the language of computational complexity theory as DSPACE[$n]\over Tweet

Computational-Statistical Gaps in Reinforcement Learning. (arXiv:2202.05444v2 [cs.LG] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

Reinforcement learning with function approximation has recently achieved tremendous results in applications with large state spaces. This empirical success has motivated a growing body of theoretical work proposing necessary and sufficient conditions unde Tweet

Optimal Extragradient-Based Bilinearly-Coupled Saddle-Point Optimization. (arXiv:2206.08573v2 [math.OC] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

We consider the smooth convex-concave bilinearly-coupled saddle-point problem, $\min_{\mathbf{x}}\max_{\mathbf{y}}~F(\mathbf{x}) + H(\mathbf{x},\mathbf{y}) - G(\mathbf{y})$, where one has access to stochastic first-order oracles for $F$, $G$ as well as th Tweet

On the Number of Quantifiers as a Complexity Measure. (arXiv:2207.00104v2 [cs.CC] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

In 1981, Neil Immerman described a two-player game, which he called the "separability game" \cite{Immerman81}, that captures the number of quantifiers needed to describe a property in first-order logic. Immerman's paper laid the groundwork for studying th Tweet

Smooth Pycnophylactic Interpolation Produced by Density-Equalising Map Projections. (arXiv:2207.00663v1 [stat.CO])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

A large amount of quantitative geospatial data are collected and aggregated in discrete enumeration units (e.g. countries or states). Smooth pycnophylactic interpolation aims to find a smooth, nonnegative function such that the area integral over each enu Tweet

On Streaming Algorithms for Geometric Independent Set and Clique. (arXiv:2207.01108v1 [cs.CG])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

We study the maximum geometric independent set and clique problems in the streaming model. Given a collection of geometric objects arriving in an insertion only stream, the aim is to find a subset such that all objects in the subset are pairwise disjoint Tweet

Generalized Spectral Coarsening. (arXiv:2207.01146v1 [cs.CG])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

Reducing the size of triangle meshes and their higher-dimensional counterparts, called simplicial complexes, while preserving important geometric or topological properties is an important problem in computer graphics and geometry processing. Such salient Tweet

Multi-Dimensional Stable Roommates in 2-Dimensional Euclidean Space. (arXiv:2108.03868v2 [cs.GT] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

We investigate the Euclidean $d$-Dimensional Stable Roommates problem, which asks whether a given set~$V$ of $d \cdot n$ points from the 2-dimensional Euclidean space can be partitioned into $n$ disjoint (unordered) subsets $\Pi=\{V_1,\ldots,V_{n}\}$ with Tweet

Conditional Lower Bounds for Dynamic Geometric Measure Problems. (arXiv:2112.10095v2 [cs.CG] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

We give new polynomial lower bounds for a number of dynamic measure problems in computational geometry. These lower bounds hold in the Word-RAM model, conditioned on the hardness of either 3SUM, APSP, or the Online Matrix-Vector Multiplication problem [He Tweet

On the Number of Incidences when Avoiding the Klan. (arXiv:2112.14829v3 [cs.CG] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

Given a set of points $P$ and a set of regions $\mathcal{O}$, an incidence is a pair $(p,o ) \in P \times \mathcal{O}$ such that $p \in o$. We obtain a number of new results on a classical question in combinatorial geometry: What is the number of incidenc Tweet

Hausdorff Distance between Norm Balls and their Linear Maps. (arXiv:2206.12012v3 [math.OC] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

We consider the problem of computing the (two-sided) Hausdorff distance between the unit $p_1$ and $p_2$ norm balls in finite dimensional Euclidean space for $1 < p_1 < p_2 \leq \infty$, and derive a closed-form formula for the same. When the two di Tweet

Exponential Convergence of Sinkhorn Under Regularization Scheduling. (arXiv:2207.00736v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

The optimal transport (OT) problem or earth mover's distance has wide applications to machine learning and statistical problems. In 2013, Cuturi [Cut13] introduced the Sinkhorn algorithm for matrix scaling as a method to compute solutions to regularized o Tweet

Efficient and Effective Local Search for the Set-Union Knapsack Problem and Budgeted Maximum Coverage Problem. (arXiv:2207.00749v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

The Set-Union Knapsack Problem (SUKP) and Budgeted Maximum Coverage Problem (BMCP) are two closely related variant problems of the popular knapsack problem. Given a set of weighted elements and a set of items with nonnegative values, where each item cover Tweet

Sum-of-Max Partition under a Knapsack Constraint. (arXiv:2207.00768v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Sequence partition problems arise in many fields, such as sequential data analysis, information transmission, and parallel computing. In this paper we study the following variant of partition problem: Given a sequence of $n$ items $1,\ldots,n$, where each Tweet

Tableless Calculation of Circular Functions on Dyadic Rationals. (arXiv:2207.00849v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

I would like to tell a story. A story about a beautiful mathematical relationship that elucidates the computational view on the classic subject of trigonometry. All stories need a language, and for this particular story an algorithmic language ought to do Tweet

Approximating Dynamic Time Warping Distance Between Run-Length Encoded Strings. (arXiv:2207.00915v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Dynamic Time Warping (DTW) is a widely used similarity measure for comparing strings that encode time series data, with applications to areas including bioinformatics, signature verification, and speech recognition. The standard dynamic-programming algori Tweet

Decremental Matching in General Graphs. (arXiv:2207.00927v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We consider the problem of maintaining an approximate maximum integral matching in a dynamic graph $G$, while the adversary makes changes to the edges of the graph. The goal is to maintain a $(1+\epsilon)$-approximate maximum matching for constant $\epsil Tweet

Tricking the Hashing Trick: A Tight Lower Bound on the Robustness of CountSketch to Adaptive Inputs. (arXiv:2207.00956v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

CountSketch and Feature Hashing (the "hashing trick") are popular randomized dimensionality reduction methods that support recovery of $\ell_2$-heavy hitters (keys $i$ where $v_i^2 > \epsilon \|\boldsymbol{v}\|_2^2$) and approximate inner products. Whe Tweet

An Empirical Evaluation of $k$-Means Coresets. (arXiv:2207.00966v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Coresets are among the most popular paradigms for summarizing data. In particular, there exist many high performance coresets for clustering problems such as $k$-means in both theory and practice. Curiously, there exists no work on comparing the quality o Tweet

Suffix sorting via matching statistics. (arXiv:2207.00972v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We introduce a new algorithm for constructing the generalized suffix array of a collection of highly similar strings. As a first step, we construct a compressed representation of the matching statistics of the collection with respect to a reference string Tweet

Algorithmic Meta-Theorems for Combinatorial Reconfiguration Revisited. (arXiv:2207.01024v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Given a graph and two vertex sets satisfying a certain feasibility condition, a reconfiguration problem asks whether we can reach one vertex set from the other by repeating prescribed modification steps while maintaining feasibility. In this setting, Moua Tweet

On Streaming Algorithms for Geometric Independent Set and Clique. (arXiv:2207.01108v1 [cs.CG])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We study the maximum geometric independent set and clique problems in the streaming model. Given a collection of geometric objects arriving in an insertion only stream, the aim is to find a subset such that all objects in the subset are pairwise disjoint Tweet

On Polynomial Kernels for Traveling Salesperson Problem and its Generalizations. (arXiv:2207.01109v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

For many problems, the important instances from practice possess certain structure that one should reflect in the design of specific algorithms. As data reduction is an important and inextricable part of today's computation, we employ one of the most succ Tweet

Efficient Interactive Coding Achieving Optimal Error Resilience Over the Binary Channel. (arXiv:2207.01144v1 [cs.DS])

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Given a noiseless protocol $\pi_0$ computing a function $f(x, y)$ of Alice and Bob's private inputs $x, y$, the goal of interactive coding is to construct an error-resilient protocol $\pi$ computing $f$ such that even if some fraction of the communication Tweet

Optimizing Safe Flow Decompositions in DAGs. (arXiv:2102.06480v2 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Network flow is one of the most studied combinatorial optimization problems having innumerable applications. Any flow on a directed acyclic graph $G$ having $n$ vertices and $m$ edges can be decomposed into a set of $O(m)$ paths. In some applications, eac Tweet

Faster Cut-Equivalent Trees in Simple Graphs. (arXiv:2106.03305v4 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Let $G = (V, E)$ be an undirected connected simple graph on $n$ vertices. A cut-equivalent tree of $G$ is an edge-weighted tree on the same vertex set $V$, such that for any pair of vertices $s, t\in V$, the minimum $(s, t)$-cut in the tree is also a mini Tweet

Subexponential Parameterized Algorithms for Cut and Cycle Hitting Problems on H-Minor-Free Graphs. (arXiv:2111.14196v2 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We design the first subexponential-time (parameterized) algorithms for several cut and cycle-hitting problems on $H$-minor free graphs. In particular, we obtain the following results (where $k$ is the solution-size parameter). 1. $2^{O(\sqrt{k}\log k)} Tweet

Improved quantum algorithms for linear and nonlinear differential equations. (arXiv:2202.01054v2 [quant-ph] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We present substantially generalized and improved quantum algorithms over prior work for inhomogeneous linear and nonlinear ordinary differential equations (ODE). In Berry et al., (2017), a quantum algorithm for a certain class of linear ODEs is given, wh Tweet

Extended MSO Model Checking via Small Vertex Integrity. (arXiv:2202.08445v3 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We study the model checking problem of an extended $\mathsf{MSO}$ with local and global cardinality constraints, called $\mathsf{MSO}^{\mathsf{GL}}_{\mathsf{Lin}}$, introduced recently by Knop, Kouteck\'{y}, Masa\v{r}\'{i}k, and Toufar [Log. Methods Compu Tweet

Quantum Regularized Least Squares. (arXiv:2206.13143v2 [quant-ph] UPDATED)

2022-07-05 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Linear regression is a widely used technique to fit linear models and finds widespread applications across different areas such as machine learning and statistics. In most real-world scenarios, however, linear regression problems are often ill-posed or th Tweet

Felt

2022-07-05 02:05:54 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 1248 # Comments: 150 Tweet

On the use of a life (2020)

2022-07-04 22:34:39 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 396 # Comments: 114 Tweet

Delayed Messages on iOS

2022-07-04 20:54:09 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 206 # Comments: 135 Tweet

AWS Week in Review – July 4, 2022

2022-07-04 20:06:23 @ AWS Blog

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! Summer has arrived in Finland, and these last few days have been hotter than in the Canary Islands! Today in the US it Tweet

Ask HN: I'm disabled and out of money. Now what?

2022-07-04 18:49:13 @ Hacker News 200

TL;DR: I'm a founder who had some success, but now I'm disabled, can't seem to hold down a job. I'm close to defaulting on my car. I am (unsurprisingly) depressed. I need help but don't know where to go. I spent the 2010s as a founder. My company was Tweet

Let’s talk lobsters

2022-07-04 16:49:25 @ Business of Software Blog

Lobsters are weird. In 1800s they were dirt-cheap because they were so copious, so were routinely fed to prisoners, apprentices, enslaved people, and children. Nowadays they are seen as delicacies for the more fortunate. This rags to riches story is why we Tweet

Tiny Core Linux 13.0 is a full Linux desktop in 22 MB

2022-07-04 16:05:50 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 332 # Comments: 178 Tweet

Mendon, Missouri

2022-07-04 16:03:34 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 479 # Comments: 191 Tweet

The local news crisis is deepening America's divides

2022-07-04 15:43:43 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 288 # Comments: 398 Tweet

What's New in Xcode 14 Previews

2022-07-04 12:45:51 @ Use Your Loaf

Xcode 14 brings a new look and features to SwiftUI previews that might reduce the amount of preview configuration code you need. Xcode 14 SwiftUI Preview Canvas Xcode 14 brings a new look to the preview canvas. The pin control is now in the upper le Tweet

I can’t believe that I can prove that it can sort

2022-07-04 12:24:38 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 262 # Comments: 110 Tweet

Ya se publicó el JCR 2022 con los índices de impacto de 2021

2022-07-04 10:33:16 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Hoy en día casi todos científicos estamos obsesionados con los índices de impacto que la empresa Clarivate Analytics publica en el Journal of Citation Reports. El último se publicó el […] La entrada Ya se publicó el JCR 2022 con los índices de im Tweet

Kubernetes is a red flag signalling premature optimisation

2022-07-04 09:27:03 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 519 # Comments: 528 Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: A brief history of time: 13.8 billion years of cosmic history condensed into one spiral. Illustration by Pablo Carlos Budassi. https://www.pablocarlosbudassi.com/2021/02/nature-timespiral.html?m=1

2022-07-04 05:12:39 @ @coreyspowell

A brief history of time: 13.8 billion years of cosmic history condensed into one spiral. Illustration by Pablo Carlos Budassi. pablocarlosbudassi.com/2021/… Tweet

Popcorn Time Is Back

2022-07-04 03:47:51 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 385 # Comments: 168 Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: The entire observable universe, all in one image (circular projection) by Pablo Carlos Budassi. https://www.pablocarlosbudassi.com/2021/02/the-infographic-and-artistic-work-named.html?m=1

2022-07-04 03:24:27 @ @coreyspowell

The entire observable universe, all in one image (circular projection) by Pablo Carlos Budassi. pablocarlosbudassi.com/2021/… Tweet

From Earth to the cosmic microwave background -- a logarithmic representation of the entire visible universe. Beautiful work by @budassiuniverse. https://www.visualcapitalist.com/cp/map-of-the-entire-known-universe/

2022-07-04 02:59:11 @ @coreyspowell

From Earth to the cosmic microwave background -- a logarithmic representation of the entire visible universe. Beautiful work by @budassiuniverse . visualcapitalist.com/cp/map-… Tweet

Java News Roundup: Payara Platform, JReleaser, Quarkus, Hibernate, Spring Cloud, Apache Beam

2022-07-04 02:30:00 @ InfoQ

It was relatively quiet in the Java community during the week of June 27th, 2022 that features news from JDK 19, JDK 20, Spring Cloud 2020.0.6, Quarkus 2.10.1, Payara Platform Enterprise 5.40.0, JReleaser 1.1.0, Hibernate ORM 6.1.1, Apache Beam 2.40.0 an Tweet

Passkeys

2022-07-04 02:00:00 @ ImperialViolet

The presentations are out now ( Google I/O , WWDC ): we're making a push to take WebAuthn to the masses. WebAuthn has been working reasonably well for enterprises and technically adept users. But we were not going to see broad adoption while the model Tweet

Why nobody ever wins the car at the mall (2018)

2022-07-04 01:20:09 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 510 # Comments: 241 Tweet

RT by @coreyspowell: So great to see our brain cartography work at @AllenInstitute is featured in @AmSciMag . So much fun doing the interview with the amazing @coreyspowell !

2022-07-03 23:10:01 @ @coreyspowell

So great to see our brain cartography work at @AllenInstitute is featured in @AmSciMag . So much fun doing the interview with the amazing @coreyspowell ! nitter.net/AmSciMag/status/1542889563923927040#m Tweet

The Fallows of Medium Data

2022-07-03 21:58:24 @ Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Who will curate less-prominent datasets? Presidential Biography src Samuel Fallows was a bishop in the Reformed Episcopal Church. He was born in 1835 and headed the denomination for four stints between 1877 and his death in 1922. Among numerous popular wor Tweet

Making it more difficult to shill recommender systems

2022-07-03 21:36:00 @ Geeking with Greg

Lately I've been thinking about recommender algorithms and how they go wrong. I keep hitting examples of people arguing that we should ban the fewest accounts possible when thinking about what accounts are used by recommender systems. Why? Or why not the o Tweet

ICM 2022

2022-07-03 21:08:59 @ Not Even Wrong

The 2022 ICM is starting soon, in a virtual version organized after the cancellation of the original version supposed to be hosted in St. Petersburg (for how that happened, see here). The IMU General Assembly is now going on, moved … Continue readin Tweet

UUID as Entity ID in MongoDB

2022-07-03 17:42:36 @ Baeldung

Learn to use a UUID as an entity ID in MongoDB.               Tweet

Tailscale

2022-07-03 01:15:56 @ Daring Fireball

My thanks to Tailscale for sponsoring this week at DF. Say hello to Tailscale SSH — and say goodbye to managing SSH keys, setting up bastion jump boxes, and unnecessarily exposing your private production devices to the open internet. Never deploy an infra Tweet

Indicios de un neutrino estéril en el detector ruso BEST (sucesor de SAGE)

2022-07-02 19:57:31 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Casi todos los detectores de neutrinos han publicado alguna vez indicios de un neutrino estéril. Los detectores de galio SAGE y GALLEX los observaron hace más de una década. El […] La entrada Indicios de un neutrino estéril en el detector ruso BE Tweet

Un micrófono cuántico optoacústico logra una ventaja cuántica audible

2022-07-02 19:18:45 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

La mayoría de los micrófonos son sensores electroacústicos que transforman el sonido (ondas de presión) en señales eléctricas. También hay micrófonos optoacústicos, en los que el sonido incide sobre un […] La entrada Un micrófono cuántico optoacú Tweet

A combinatorial proof of Houston’s identity

2022-07-02 18:11:20 @ Complex Projective 4-Space | Where exciting things happen

Robin Houston recently discovered a rather interesting formula for the determinant of an n-by-n matrix. In particular, the formula improves upon the best known upper bound for the tensor rank of the determinant (viewed as a multilinear map which takes R Tweet

Joe Turkel Dies at 94

2022-07-02 18:01:31 @ Daring Fireball

He’ll always be the bartender.  ★  Tweet

Ciencia para todos T04E38: Ciencia refrescante para el verano

2022-07-02 14:03:12 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Te recomiendo escuchar el último episodio T04E38 de esta temporada, «Ciencia refrescante para el verano», 30 jun 2022 [1:20:12–1:35:00 min.], del programa de radio “Ciencia para todos”, en el que […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T04E38: Ciencia Tweet

Are we too many people or too few?

2022-07-02 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.] There’s too many men, too many people, making too many problems. That’s how Genesis put it. Elon Musk, on the other ha Tweet

Are we too many people or too few?

2022-07-02 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.] There’s too many men, too many people, making too many problems. That’s how Genesis put it. Elon Musk, on the other ha Tweet

Ciencia para todos T04E37: Septiembre, mes de la ciencia en Málaga

2022-07-02 13:01:45 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Te recomiendo escuchar el episodio T04E37, «Septiembre, mes de la ciencia en Málaga», 22 jun 2022 [15:00 min.], del programa de radio “Ciencia para todos”, en el que participo junto […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T04E37: Septiembre, mes de la Tweet

Ciencia para todos T04E36: Bacterias como probióticos y como fungicidas para las plantas

2022-07-02 12:05:51 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Te recomiendo escuchar el episodio T04E36, «Bacterias como probióticos para plantas», 16 jun 2022 [15:00 min.], del programa de radio “Ciencia para todos”, en el que participo junto a Enrique […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T04E36: Bacterias co Tweet

TLS 1.2 Becoming the Minimum TLS Protocol Level on AWS

2022-07-02 09:12:00 @ InfoQ

AWS recently announced that TLS 1.2 is going to become the minimum protocol level for API endpoints. The cloud provider will remove backward compatibility and support for versions 1.0 and 1.1 on all APIs and regions by June 2023. By Renato Losio Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: The next big thing in solar sailing is NEA Scout, launching with the Artemis I test flight (later this year, hopefully). It will use a sail to steer toward a small near-Earth asteroid and image it in detail. https://www.nasa.gov/content/nea-scout

2022-07-02 08:57:53 @ @coreyspowell

The next big thing in solar sailing is NEA Scout, launching with the Artemis I test flight (later this year, hopefully). It will use a sail to steer toward a small near-Earth asteroid and image it in detail. nasa.gov/content/nea-scout Tweet

The Light Sail 2 has completed three years in space, pioneering the use of light pressure to steer a craft in orbit around Earth. On June 11, it took a self-portrait of its sail hovering over Madagascar. https://www.planetary.org/articles/lightsail-2-third-anniversary-update

2022-07-02 08:50:55 @ @coreyspowell

The Light Sail 2 has completed three years in space, pioneering the use of light pressure to steer a craft in orbit around Earth. On June 11, it took a self-portrait of its sail hovering over Madagascar. planetary.org/articles/light… Tweet

The Talk Show: ‘Here You Go, Cheapskate’

2022-07-02 01:51:32 @ Daring Fireball

Rene Ritchie returns to the show for more on Apple’s announcements from WWDC 2022, locking devices out of Face ID and Touch ID, passkeys, and more. Brought to you by these fine sponsors: Squarespace : Make your next move. Use code talkshow for 10 Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: For its next act, the Tianwen-1 Orbiter will try aerobraking on Mars (using the atmosphere to slow its orbit) in preparation for China's planned Mars sample return mission -- possibly as soon as 2028. https://spacenews.com/china-aims-to-bring-mars-samples-to-earth-2-years-before-nasa-esa-mission/

2022-07-02 01:49:59 @ @coreyspowell

For its next act, the Tianwen-1 Orbiter will try aerobraking on Mars (using the atmosphere to slow its orbit) in preparation for China's planned Mars sample return mission -- possibly as soon as 2028. spacenews.com/china-aims-to-… Tweet

Republicans Working the Refs, Gmail Edition

2022-07-02 01:49:14 @ Daring Fireball

Lachlan Markay, reporting for Axios: The Republican National Committee fired the latest shot on Wednesday, when chairwoman Ronna McDaniel claimed in a statement to Axios that Google has “systematically attacked” its digital program. The RNC claims Goo Tweet

China's Tianwen-1 probe has completed its primary mapping mission & sent back some marvelous images of Mars, including new views of the south pole icecap and Valles Marineris, the largest valley in the solar system. https://www.reuters.com/world/china/chinese-spacecraft-acquires-images-entire-planet-mars-2022-06-29/

2022-07-02 01:44:33 @ @coreyspowell

China's Tianwen-1 probe has completed its primary mapping mission & sent back some marvelous images of Mars, including new views of the south pole icecap and Valles Marineris, the largest valley in the solar system. reuters.com/world/china/chin… Tweet

How To See Webb’s First Images!

2022-07-01 18:44:36 @ Nasa Webb

The public release of Webb’s first images and spectra is July 12 – now less than two weeks away! The Webb team has confirmed that that 15 out of 17 instrument modes are ready for science, with just two more still to go. As we near the end of commissioning, Tweet

President Biden to Award Steve Jobs a Posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom

2022-07-01 17:30:55 @ Daring Fireball

Among other recipients this year: John McCain, Megan Rapinoe, Simone Biles, and Denzel Washington.  ★  Tweet

Let's meet the students coding their way to a better world

2022-07-01 17:30:00 @ Google Developers

Posted by Erica Hanson, Global Program Manager, Google Developer Student Clubs With every new challenge ahead comes a new opportunity for finding a solution. Today’s challenges, and those we will continue to face, remind us all of how v Tweet

iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 565 - Jul 1st 2022

2022-07-01 16:41:03 @ iOS Weekly

Comment I’ve seen a few people talking positively about Xcode 14’s slightly firmer hand in re-indenting code as you type or paste code into the editor. I’m a fan of these new features, too, but in my opinion, the Tweet

Podcast CB SyR 374: Origen y fin del universo, cómo iniciarse en la Astronomía, y preguntas y respuestas

2022-07-01 11:13:03 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

He participado en el episodio 374 del podcast Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido [iVoox, iTunes], titulado “Ep374: Origen y Fin del Universo; Iniciarse en Astronomía; Preguntas y Respuestas», 30 jun 2022. «La tertulia semanal en […] La entrada Podcast C Tweet

Difference Between form-data, x-www-form-urlencoded and raw in Postman

2022-07-01 08:47:02 @ Baeldung

Learn the difference between form-data, raw and x-www-form-urlencoded request body types in Postman.               Tweet

Phi Phi

2022-07-01 02:48:18 @ The Endeavour

I was reading something this afternoon and ran across φ(φ(m)) and thought that was unusual. I often run across φ(m), the number of positive integers less than m and relative prime to m, but don’t often see Euler’s phi function iterated. Applic Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: The samples of asteroid Ryugu that were brought to Earth are the most primitive pieces of solar system material ever analyzed. They formed in the first 0.1% of the history of the solar system! https://news.uchicago.edu/story/scientists-release-first-analysis-rocks-plucked-speeding-asteroid #AsteroidDay

2022-07-01 01:49:13 @ @coreyspowell

The samples of asteroid Ryugu that were brought to Earth are the most primitive pieces of solar system material ever analyzed. They formed in the first 0.1% of the history of the solar system! news.uchicago.edu/story/scie… #AsteroidDay Tweet

Three years ago @haya2e_jaxa slammed into asteroid Ryugu & grabbed samples. A new analysis tells its life story: born from a larger asteroid, smashed to bits, cooked like a comet, finally settling down as a diamond-shaped rubble pile. https://www.syfy.com/syfy-wire/bad-astronomy-ryugu-samples-pristine-asteroid #AsteroidDay

2022-07-01 01:40:19 @ @coreyspowell

Three years ago @haya2e_jaxa slammed into asteroid Ryugu & grabbed samples. A new analysis tells its life story: born from a larger asteroid, smashed to bits, cooked like a comet, finally settling down as a diamond-shaped rubble pile. syfy.com/syfy Tweet

Some useful context on today's Supreme Court ruling & its impact on efforts to reduce climate change.

2022-07-01 00:38:07 @ @coreyspowell

Some useful context on today's Supreme Court ruling & its impact on efforts to reduce climate change. nitter.net/MichaelGerrard/status/1542563651407622144#m Tweet

Git 2.37 Brings Built-in File Monitor, Improved Pruning, and More

2022-07-01 00:00:00 @ InfoQ

Git 2.37 brings many new and improved features, including a built-in file system monitor on Windows and macOS, better unreachable objects management, improved external diff, faster git add, and more. By Sergio De Simone Tweet

Get ready for RoomPlan

2022-06-30 19:50:55 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

Now your apps can create 3D floor plans — including key characteristics, such as dimensions and types of furniture. Powered by ARKit, this new Swift API utilizes the camera and LiDAR Scanner on iPhone and iPad to bring surroundings into your apps. Learn Tweet

Kotlin DataFrame Preview

2022-06-30 19:46:44 @ Kotlin Blog

TL;DR: We at the Kotlin team have developed a Kotlin library for data frames. Today we’re releasing its first public preview version. It provides a readable and powerful DSL for data wrangling and i/o via CSV, JSON, Excel, and Apache Arrow, as well as inte Tweet

Kotlin DataFrame Preview

2022-06-30 19:46:44 @ Kotlin news

TL;DR: We at the Kotlin team have developed a Kotlin library for data frames. Today we’re releasing its first public preview version. It provides a readable and powerful DSL for data wrangling and i/o via CSV, JSON, Excel, and Apache Arrow, as well as inte Tweet

Another Webb Telescope Instrument Gets the “Go for Science”

2022-06-30 19:26:27 @ Nasa Webb

The second of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope’s four primary scientific instruments, known as the Mid-Infrared instrument (MIRI), has concluded its postlaunch preparations and is now ready for science. The last MIRI mode to be checked off was its coronag Tweet

Speculation on new SI prefixes

2022-06-30 19:06:18 @ The Endeavour

The SI prefixes giga and tera were adopted in 1960. The prefixes eta and peta were adopted in 1975, and zetta and yotta were adopted in 1991. Following this 15-year cadence, we should have adopted a few more prefixes by now. If we ever do introduce new pr Tweet

Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn in as 116th Supreme Court Justice

2022-06-30 18:27:39 @ Daring Fireball

Theodore Parker: “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Keep the faith.  ★  Tweet

Linkage

2022-06-30 18:23:00 @ 0xDE

Neil Sloane has a new blog (\(\mathbb{M}\)), subtitled “interesting sequences I need help with”. His first post concerns the two-up sequence, formed in steps where the kth step adds two numbers that are not already in the sequence and are relatively prime Tweet

Developer Spotlight: Porting Graphing Calculator from C++ to Swift

2022-06-30 18:00:00 @ Swift blog

Developer Spotlight is a series highlighting interesting Swift developers from around the world. This post is authored by Ron Avitzur, author of the Pacific Tech Graphing Calculator . Graphing Calculator began in 1985 in C for the 128K Macintos Tweet

Instagram and Facebook Remove Posts Offering Abortion Pills

2022-06-30 17:25:18 @ Daring Fireball

Amanda Seitz, reporting for the AP: The AP obtained a screenshot on Friday of one Instagram post from a woman who offered to purchase or forward abortion pills through the mail, minutes after the court ruled to overturn the constitutional right to an Tweet

Disney Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Chinese Rule in Hong Kong

2022-06-30 16:32:10 @ Daring Fireball

Just one character, though: roly-poly Winnie the Pooh.  ★  Tweet

How to Split a Stream into Multiple Streams

2022-06-30 16:11:45 @ Baeldung

Sometimes we need to process the elements of a stream in multiple ways. We explore a few options for splitting the stream, or running the stream over several terminal operations.               Tweet

Get one-on-one career advice from YC, starting with Anu Hariharan (Managing Director)

2022-06-30 16:08:22 @ YC

Women have historically been underrepresented in tech, especially in technical roles like engineering and product. YC has run events to educate and support women in tech, and now we’re doubling down to offer tailored advice that’s specific Tweet

Dropbox Unplugs Data Center to Test Resilience

2022-06-30 11:00:00 @ InfoQ

Dropbox has published a detailed account of why and how they unplugged an entire data center to test their disaster readiness. The disaster readiness team began building tools to make performing frequent failovers possible, and ran their first formali Tweet

Applying Observability to Increase Delivery Speed and Flow in Teams

2022-06-30 10:12:00 @ InfoQ

When we design team and departmental processes, we want to know what’s happening in the software teams. Asking team members to provide information or fill in fields in tools adds a burden and distorts reality. Setting up observability in the software can Tweet

Trivago’s Journey from PHP+Melody to Next.js and Typescript

2022-06-30 10:00:00 @ InfoQ

Trivago’s platform was built using PHP and their Melody framework. A small number of engineers at Trivago maintained Melody, which was a continuity risk. Melody’s documentation and examples could not be as rich as desired due to a lack of capacity, makin Tweet

Update on apps distributed in South Korea

2022-06-30 09:00:31 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

Apple designed the App Store to be a safe and trusted place to discover and download apps. Apple’s in-app purchase system, an integral part of our world-class commerce platform, offers people around the world a private and secure user experience across ap Tweet

Sepolia Merge Announcement

2022-06-30 09:00:00 @ Ethereum blog

Note: on July 5, 2022, the recommended releases for go-ethereum and Erigon were modified. See “Client Releases” for details. Sepolia will be the second of three public testnets to run through The Merge. The network will transition to Tweet

How to Convert InputStream to Base64 String

2022-06-30 08:16:11 @ Baeldung

Learn how to use Java Streaming IO functions and the built-in Base64 class to load binary data as an InputStream and then convert it to a String .               Tweet

Java Weekly, Issue 444

2022-06-30 06:56:02 @ Baeldung

Stateless sessions in Hibernate, calling native variadic functions, fetching collections in JPA, project Leyden, and hard stuff in computer science!               Tweet

F.C.C. Commissioner Brendan Carr Asks Apple and Google to Remove TikTok From App Stores

2022-06-30 03:38:44 @ Daring Fireball

Brendan Carr, one of the FCC’s commissioners (a Republican), in a letter to Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai: I am writing the two of you because Apple and Google hold themselves out as operating app stores that are safe and trusted places to discover and Tweet

Project Leyden Delays OpenJDK AOT Compiler, Optimizes JIT Compiler Instead

2022-06-30 02:30:00 @ InfoQ

The goal of Project Leyden is to address “Java's slow startup time, slow time to peak performance, and large footprint." It wanted to get there by reintroducing Ahead-of-Time (AOT) compilation into OpenJDK. But it just pivoted to first optimize Just-in-T Tweet

Reseña: «Homo imperfectus» de María Martinón-Torres

2022-06-29 20:33:30 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

«Ofrezco humildemente un análisis en el que la enfermedad, la imperfección, lo que por convención se considera un defecto, puede arrojar tremenda luz sobre quiénes somos no solo a nivel […] La entrada Reseña: «Homo imperfectus» de María Martinón- Tweet

RT by @coreyspowell: Three fully-stacked rockets are vertical at Cape Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station today: NASA’s Space Launch System, ULA’s Atlas V, and SpaceX’s Falcon 9.

2022-06-29 19:56:30 @ @coreyspowell

Three fully-stacked rockets are vertical at Cape Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station today: NASA’s Space Launch System, ULA’s Atlas V, and SpaceX’s Falcon 9. Tweet

ML in Action: Campaign to Collect and Share Machine Learning Use Cases

2022-06-29 19:00:00 @ Google Developers

Posted by Hee Jung, Developer Relations Community Manager / Soonson Kwon, Developer Relations Program Manager ML in Action is a virtual event to collect and share cool and useful machine learning (ML) use cases that leverage multiple Google Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: White dwarf star G238-44 is sweeping up bits of rocky and icy material. Those are probably asteroids and comets left over from a planetary system that was wrecked as its star grew old and died. https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2022/06/21/white-dwarfs-planetary-system-rebirth/

2022-06-29 18:58:13 @ @coreyspowell

White dwarf star G238-44 is sweeping up bits of rocky and icy material. Those are probably asteroids and comets left over from a planetary system that was wrecked as its star grew old and died. centauri-dreams.org/2022/06/… Tweet

Launch YC: The Launchpad for YC Startups

2022-06-29 16:59:00 @ YC

Today we launched a new way to discover recently-backed YC startups and product updates from YC alum — Launch YC. Tweet

Uber Introduces a Universal Signup and Login Stack

2022-06-29 15:30:00 @ InfoQ

Uber recently introduced Unified Signup and Login (USL), an effort to consolidate signup and login experiences across all Uber apps and services. USL lowers the engineering complexity and maintenance overhead and allows faster rollout of security policie Tweet

The Hubble telescope observed a dying star consuming its own planetary system. The same thing will happen here in the far future, when the evolving Sun throws Earth & the other planets into chaos. https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2022/news-2022-026

2022-06-29 13:15:22 @ @coreyspowell

The Hubble telescope observed a dying star consuming its own planetary system. The same thing will happen here in the far future, when the evolving Sun throws Earth & the other planets into chaos. hubblesite.org/contents/news… Tweet

Processing the Response Body in Spring Cloud Gateway

2022-06-29 09:30:22 @ Baeldung

Learn how to access the response body of a backend service and modify it using the Spring Cloud Gateway library               Tweet

This Week in Rust 449

2022-06-29 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 PACMAN Vulnerability Affecting Apple Silicon CPUs

2022-06-29 00:00:00 @ InfoQ

Uncovered by a team at MIT CSAIL, PACMAN is a new vulnerability affecting a defense mechanism available in Apple Silicon processors and known as pointer authentication code (PAC). While Apple downplayed the severity of this finding, the researchers hint Tweet

Atari Turns 50

2022-06-28 23:29:24 @ Daring Fireball

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Atari, Benj Edwards interviewed founder Nolan Bushnell for How-To Geek: Benj Edwards, How-To Geek: Do you think the video game industry has lost sight of any innovations from the early days of Atari? Nolan Bu Tweet