Details on Apple’s New Subscription Podcasts

2021-04-21 17:40:33 @ Daring Fireball

Nathan Gathright: I read through the “Apple Podcasters Program Agreement” and related documentation so you don’t have to. Here’s a thread of 11 things that caught my eye that I hadn’t seen mentioned anywhere else. […] 10. 💸 Just like the App Store, Tweet

DNA of Giant ‘Corpse Flower’ Parasite Surprises Biologists

2021-04-21 16:38:47 @ Quanta Magazine

The bizarre genome of the world’s most mysterious flowering plants shows how far parasites will go in stealing, deleting and duplicating DNA. The post DNA of Giant ‘Corpse Flower’ Parasite Surprises Biologists first appeared on Quanta Magazine . Tweet

Linux bans University of Minnesota for sending buggy patches in name of research

2021-04-21 15:51:47 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 1588 # Comments: 510 Tweet

Spotify's Journey to a Unified Codebase for Its Web and Desktop Clients

2021-04-21 14:30:00 @ InfoQ

Spotify recently published an account of their journey towards a unified codebase for their web and desktop clients. Spotify's team was the owner of a web-player and a separate, full-featured desktop client. Due to having to implement many features twice Tweet

Apple Now Selling More M1 Macs Than Intel-Based Models, Says Tim Cook

2021-04-21 14:25:52 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 212 # Comments: 192 Tweet

Prisma – A Complete ORM for Node.js and TypeScript

2021-04-21 12:40:45 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 310 # Comments: 186 Tweet

“They introduce kernel bugs on purpose”

2021-04-21 12:32:54 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 1182 # Comments: 655 Tweet

Belarusian regime’s thugs shut down Imaguru, the country’s key startup hub

2021-04-21 10:35:48 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 225 # Comments: 172 Tweet

Welcoming IQ Capital as BoS Conf Online Supporters

2021-04-21 09:08:00 @ Business of Software Blog

IQ Capital invests £0.5-10m at Seed and Series A in disruptive UK-based tech companies capable of dominating global markets. This year we’re excited to welcome them as BoS Conf Online supporters and, of course, as conference participants themselves. Tweet

JetBrains Releases IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1

2021-04-21 08:00:00 @ InfoQ

JetBrains has released IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 featuring support for Java 16, a new preview feature that instantly renders HTML changes, and support for WSL 2. is supported and it’s possible to run applications on Docker, WSL 2, or via SSH. Various other im Tweet

All you need to know about Elon Musk’s Carbon Capture Prize

2021-04-21 07:17:00 @ Backreaction

[This is a transcript of the video embedded below.] Elon Musk has announced he is sponsoring a competition for the best carbon removal ideas with a fifty million dollar prize for the winner. The competition will open on April twenty-second, twenty-twen Tweet

All you need to know about Elon Musk’s Carbon Capture Prize

2021-04-21 07:17:00 @ Sabine Hossenfelder

[This is a transcript of the video embedded below.] Elon Musk has announced he is sponsoring a competition for the best carbon removal ideas with a fifty million dollar prize for the winner. The competition will open on April twenty-second, twenty-twen Tweet

Infosec Teams Expand Use Of Security Tools to Address Cloud Complexity, Survey Finds

2021-04-21 06:11:00 @ InfoQ

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a non-profit organization, recently published its findings on the state of cloud security practices which shows accelerating cloud adoption, but a need for more sophisticated security approaches. By Jared Ruckle Tweet

Changing passwords as a role

2021-04-21 05:00:00 @ C0T0D0S0

Of course the privilege to change other peoples password can be encapsulated into a role, so you have an additional authentication by using the role password before you get such powerful privileges. root@solaris:/etc# roleadd -A solaris.passwd.nocheck,sola Tweet

‘The Fine Print: What Apple Didn’t Talk About’

2021-04-21 03:41:23 @ Daring Fireball

Dan Moren has a good rundown of some details from today’s announcements : An AirTag that has been separated from its owner for a long period of time will make an audible noise when it’s moved, as part of a privacy feature to let you know there’s a ta Tweet

App Store submission update

2021-04-21 03:31:42 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

Make sure your apps make the most of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7. Build your apps with the Xcode 12.5 Release Candidate, update your product pages, and submit them for review. iPhone and iPad apps. Starting April 26, 2021, all iPhone and iPad app Tweet

Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms are Generally Good: Maximizing Monotone Submodular Functions over Sequences. (arXiv:2104.09884v1 [cs.NE])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

Evolutionary algorithms (EAs) are general-purpose optimization algorithms, inspired by natural evolution. Recent theoretical studies have shown that EAs can achieve good approximation guarantees for solving the problem classes of submodular optimization, Tweet

Finding Small Multi-Demand Set Covers with Ubiquitous Elements and Large Sets is Fixed-Parameter Tractable. (arXiv:2104.10124v1 [cs.DS])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

We study a variant of Set Cover where each element of the universe has some demand that determines how many times the element needs to be covered. Moreover, we examine two generalizations of this problem when a set can be included multiple times and when Tweet

StoqMA vs. MA: the power of error reduction. (arXiv:2010.02835v3 [quant-ph] UPDATED)

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.CC updates on arXiv.org

StoqMA characterizes the computational hardness of stoquastic local Hamiltonians, which is a family of Hamiltonians that does not suffer from the sign problem. Although error reduction is commonplace for many complexity classes, such as BPP, BQP, MA, QMA, Tweet

Finding Geometric Representations of Apex Graphs is NP-Hard. (arXiv:2104.09976v1 [cs.CG])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

Planar graphs can be represented as intersection graphs of different types of geometric objects in the plane, e.g., circles (Koebe, 1936), line segments (Chalopin \& Gon{\c{c}}alves, 2009), \textsc{L}-shapes (Gon{\c{c}}alves~et al., 2018). Furthermore Tweet

Explaining the Entombed Algorithm. (arXiv:2104.09982v1 [cs.CG])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

In \cite{entombed}, John Aycock and Tara Copplestone pose an open question, namely the explanation of the mysterious lookup table used in the Entombed Game's Algorithm for two dimensional maze generation. The question attracted media attention (BBC etc) a Tweet

Computing homotopy classes for diagrams. (arXiv:2104.10152v1 [math.AT])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

We present an algorithm that, given finite simplicial sets $X$, $A$, $Y$ with an action of a finite group $G$, computes the set $[X,Y]^A_G$ of homotopy classes of equivariant maps $\ell \colon X \to Y$ extending a given equivariant map $f \colon A \to Y$ Tweet

Online exploration outside a convex obstacle. (arXiv:1807.02773v2 [cs.CG] UPDATED)

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.CG updates on arXiv.org

A watchman path is a path such that a direct line of sight exists between each point in some region and some point along the path. Here, we study the online watchman path problem outside a convex polygon, i.e., in $\mathbb{R}^2\setminus \Omega$, where $\O Tweet

Learning GMMs with Nearly Optimal Robustness Guarantees. (arXiv:2104.09665v1 [cs.LG])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

In this work we solve the problem of robustly learning a high-dimensional Gaussian mixture model with $k$ components from $\epsilon$-corrupted samples up to accuracy $\widetilde{O}(\epsilon)$ in total variation distance for any constant $k$ and with mild Tweet

Locally Private k-Means in One Round. (arXiv:2104.09734v1 [cs.DS])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We provide an approximation algorithm for k-means clustering in the one-round (aka non-interactive) local model of differential privacy (DP). This algorithm achieves an approximation ratio arbitrarily close to the best non private approximation algorithm, Tweet

Robust Online Algorithms for Dynamic Choosing Problems. (arXiv:2104.09803v1 [cs.DS])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Semi-online algorithms that are allowed to perform a bounded amount of repacking achieve guaranteed good worst-case behaviour in a more realistic setting. Most of the previous works focused on minimization problems that aim to minimize some costs. In this Tweet

Elimination Distance to Topological-minor-free Graphs is FPT. (arXiv:2104.09950v1 [cs.DS])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

In the literature on parameterized graph problems, there has been an increased effort in recent years aimed at exploring novel notions of graph edit-distance that are more powerful than the size of a modulator to a specific graph class. In this line of re Tweet

Explaining the Entombed Algorithm. (arXiv:2104.09982v1 [cs.CG])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

In \cite{entombed}, John Aycock and Tara Copplestone pose an open question, namely the explanation of the mysterious lookup table used in the Entombed Game's Algorithm for two dimensional maze generation. The question attracted media attention (BBC etc) a Tweet

Finding Small Multi-Demand Set Covers with Ubiquitous Elements and Large Sets is Fixed-Parameter Tractable. (arXiv:2104.10124v1 [cs.DS])

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We study a variant of Set Cover where each element of the universe has some demand that determines how many times the element needs to be covered. Moreover, we examine two generalizations of this problem when a set can be included multiple times and when Tweet

FPT Approximation Schemes for Maximizing Submodular Functions. (arXiv:1510.00215v3 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

We investigate the existence of approximation algorithms for maximization of submodular functions, that run in fixed parameter tractable (FPT) time. Given a non-decreasing submodular set function $v: 2^X \to \mathbb{R}$ the goal is to select a subset $S$ Tweet

Efficiently computing runs on a trie. (arXiv:1901.10633v3 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

A maximal repetition, or run, in a string, is a maximal periodic substring whose smallest period is at most half the length of the substring. In this paper, we consider runs that correspond to a path on a trie, or in other words, on a rooted edge-labeled Tweet

Chunk List: Concurrent Data Structures. (arXiv:2101.00172v2 [cs.DS] UPDATED)

2021-04-21 03:30:00 @ cs.DS updates on arXiv.org

Chunking data is obviously no new concept; however, I had never found any data structures that used chunking as the basis of their implementation. I figured that by using chunking alongside concurrency, I could create an extremely fast run-time in regards Tweet

Upcoming AppTrackingTransparency requirements

2021-04-21 03:23:32 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

With the upcoming public release of iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, and tvOS 14.5, all apps must use the AppTrackingTransparency framework to request the user’s permission to track them or to access their device's advertising identifier. Unless you receive permiss Tweet

Tetris-OS: An operating system that only plays Tetris

2021-04-21 02:02:21 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 295 # Comments: 109 Tweet

.NET MAUI: .NET Multi-Platform App UI

2021-04-20 23:43:37 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 333 # Comments: 236 Tweet

The Landlord's Game

2021-04-20 23:15:22 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 206 # Comments: 152 Tweet

TLS 1.0/1.1 changes in OpenJDK and Amazon Corretto

2021-04-20 22:58:09 @ AWS Open Source News

Starting on April 20, 2021, quarterly update releases of OpenJDK are disabling TLS1.0 and TLS1.1 availability by default in all versions of OpenJDK. Amazon Corretto will be keeping TLS1.0 and TLS1.1 available by default for a while longer. Feedback from cu Tweet

Pulumi 3.0

2021-04-20 22:14:45 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 310 # Comments: 130 Tweet

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Gets 'Freedom Expression' Award Sponsored by YouTube

2021-04-20 21:55:01 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 577 # Comments: 238 Tweet

YouTube CEO receives freedom of expression award sponsored by YouTube itself

2021-04-20 21:36:14 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 488 # Comments: 143 Tweet

Decrease Your Machine Learning Costs with Instance Price Reductions and Savings Plans for Amazon SageMaker

2021-04-20 21:21:05 @ AWS Blog

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2017, Amazon SageMaker is a fully-managed service that has already helped tens of thousands of customers quickly build and deploy their machine learning (ML) workflows on AWS. To help them get the most ML bang for their buck, we’v Tweet

Inviting educators to the Google Developers India Faculty Summit on 23rd April, 2021

2021-04-20 20:56:00 @ Google Developers

Posted by Harsh Dattani, Community Manager University professors have a large impact by educating the next generation of developers and engineers. Google Developers wants to enable university faculty with the best curriculum on Android d Tweet

Facebook wants to 'normalize' the mass scraping of personal data

2021-04-20 20:48:11 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 225 # Comments: 52 Tweet

iPad Pro M1

2021-04-20 20:00:24 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 350 # Comments: 474 Tweet

Show HN: I'm working on a open-source, self-hosted alternative to Disqus

2021-04-20 19:56:45 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 394 # Comments: 156 Tweet

All-new iMac features the M1 chip

2021-04-20 19:38:33 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 303 # Comments: 516 Tweet

Grafana, Loki, and Tempo will be relicensed to AGPLv3

2021-04-20 19:17:39 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 688 # Comments: 523 Tweet

Discord ends deal talks with Microsoft

2021-04-20 19:17:31 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 560 # Comments: 478 Tweet

Apple TV 4K Gets A12 Bionic

2021-04-20 19:16:21 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 323 # Comments: 323 Tweet

Apple Introduces AirTag

2021-04-20 19:14:23 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 884 # Comments: 836 Tweet

New ICD-10 diagnosis code weirdness

2021-04-20 18:59:50 @ The Endeavour

In October 2020 there were 619 new codes added to the list of ICD-10 diagnosis codes. Some of these make sense, such as four codes added for COVID: U07.1 COVID-19 Z11.52 Encounter for screening for COVID-19 Z20.822 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to Tweet

Node.js 16 Available Now

2021-04-20 18:36:21 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 301 # Comments: 161 Tweet

Daily chats with AI could help spot early signs of Alzheimer’s

2021-04-20 18:27:49 @ IBM Research blog

In a new paper published in Frontiers in Digital Health journal, we present the first empirical evidence of tablet-based automatic assessments of patients using speech analysis — successfully detecting mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the transitional sta Tweet

Hacking McDonald’s Notoriously Finicky Ice Cream Machines

2021-04-20 18:05:33 @ Daring Fireball

Andy Greenberg, writing for Wired: Of all the mysteries and injustices of the McDonald’s ice cream machine, the one that Jeremy O’Sullivan insists you understand first is its secret passcode. Much crazier story than you’d think. (Here’s a cache Tweet

Compositional Robotics

2021-04-20 17:44:41 @ John Carlos Baez

A bunch of us are organizing a workshop on applications of category theory to robotics, as part of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation: • 2021 Workshop on Compositional Robotics: Mathematics and Tools, online, 31 May 2021. Organize Tweet

Compositional Robotics

2021-04-20 17:44:41 @ Physics Phorums

A bunch of us are organizing a workshop on applications of category theory to robotics, as part of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation: • 2021 Workshop on Compositional Robotics: Mathematics and Tools, online, 31 May 2021. Organize Tweet

FreeRTOS.org update for Q1 2021

2021-04-20 16:39:49 @ AWS Open Source News

In the first three months of 2021, the FreeRTOS.org blog published several posts, containing both deep technical content and FreeRTOS improvement updates. Check out the roundup of article summaries below for topics of interest to you. As always, we would l Tweet

Sentry Migrates Its Frontend to Typescript - Lessons Learned

2021-04-20 16:19:00 @ InfoQ

Mark Story and Priscila Oliveira recently shared lessons learned when converting Sentry’s frontend codebase (one-year effort, 100,000 lines of code) to TypeScript. The pair described a gradual conversion process in which TypeScript progressively replaced Tweet

The Puzzling Power of Simple Arithmetic

2021-04-20 16:00:19 @ Quanta Magazine

Playing with arithmetic can lead us to unexpected and profound discoveries that point toward deeper mathematics and sometimes even deeper science. The post The Puzzling Power of Simple Arithmetic first appeared on Quanta Magazine . The p Tweet

MIT Announces AI Benchmark ThreeDWorld Transport Challenge

2021-04-20 15:00:00 @ InfoQ

A team of researchers from MIT and the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab have announced the ThreeDWorld Transport Challenge, a benchmark task for embodied AI agents. The challenge is to improve research on AI agents that can control a simulated mobile robot that is Tweet

Magic square of squares

2021-04-20 13:47:59 @ The Endeavour

Allen William Johnson [1] discovered the following magic square whose entries are all squares. The following Python code verifies that this is a magic square. import numpy as np M = np.array( [[ 30**2, 246**2, 172**2, 45**2], [ 93**2, 116**2, 66**2, 258** Tweet

Gradle 7.0 Released with Support for JDK 16

2021-04-20 13:00:00 @ InfoQ

Gradle, the customizable open source build automation tool, has released version 7 with support for JDK 16, faster incremental builds, improved build reliability, and native support for new Macs with Apple Silicon processors. Preview features like depend Tweet

Cloudflare Announces the General Availability of Cloudflare Workers Unbound

2021-04-20 13:00:00 @ InfoQ

Recently, Cloudflare announced the general availability (GA) of Cloudflare Workers Unbound, a platform for applications like image processing or complex algorithms that need longer execution times. By Steef-Jan Wiggers Tweet

Realm Kotlin Multiplatform SDK

2021-04-20 12:29:02 @ Kotlin Blog

Nabil Hachica, Android Engineer, from MongoDB Realm shares their story of creating a pure Kotlin-first SDK for use by developers. Realm is an open-source, easy-to-use local database that helps mobile developers to build better apps faster. It launched 8 ye Tweet

Realm Kotlin Multiplatform SDK

2021-04-20 12:29:02 @ Kotlin news

Nabil Hachica, Android Engineer, from MongoDB Realm shares their story of creating a pure Kotlin-first SDK for use by developers. Realm is an open-source, easy-to-use local database that helps mobile developers to build better apps faster. It launched 8 ye Tweet

Solve product problems next week with Rich Mironov

2021-04-20 12:23:40 @ Business of Software Blog

Rich Mirinov will be leading a breakout session at BoS Conf Spring.Online 26-27 April. Rich is a seasoned executive and serial entrepreneur – he has been the ‘product guy’ (as CEO/VP Product) at six startups. With deep technical roots in B2B infrastr Tweet

Our earth is our responsibility 

2021-04-20 07:00:00 @ IBM Developer

Rashik Parmar’s perspective on the role responsible computing plays in combatting global issues at scale Tweet

Martian gravity

2021-04-20 04:35:51 @ The Endeavour

There is a lot of talk about Mars right now, and understandably so. The flight of Ingenuity today was awesome. As Daniel Oberhaus pointed out on Twitter, … the atmosphere on the surface of Mars is so thin that it’s the equivalent of flying at ~100k Tweet

[Sponsor] Tom Bihn: Big Restock Coming Thursday

2021-04-20 04:00:25 @ Daring Fireball

13 different bags including the popular Synik 30 backpack and Monster Truck tote will be restocked on 4/22 at 7:00am. What’s with the restock, you may ask? At any given time, some TOM BIHN bags are sold out / in production, and here’s why: a control-freak Tweet

‘A Very Good Weird’: Israel Drops Outdoor COVID Mask Order

2021-04-20 00:28:59 @ Daring Fireball

Dan Williams, reporting for Reuters: Israelis went about barefaced on Sunday after the order to wear masks outdoors was rescinded in another step towards relative normality thanks to the country’s mass-vaccination against COVID-19. With about 81% of c Tweet

More on Eliminating Outdoor Mask Mandates

2021-04-20 00:26:13 @ Daring Fireball

Dr. Paul E. Sax, writing for the New England Journal of Medicine’s Journal Watch: But what about the community solidarity engendered by wearing a mask outside in public? Isn’t this worth something? A way of showing that I’m 100% part of Team Mask? May Tweet

OpenJDK Proposes SecurityManager Deprecation

2021-04-19 21:00:00 @ InfoQ

The OpenJDK project has proposed JEP-411 as a means of deprecating the SecurityManager. If accepted, this would be the first step in a multi-year process in which the OpenJDK Quality Outreach Campaign can guide affected projects towards alternatives befo Tweet

Joe Marshall: η-conversion and tail recursion

2021-04-19 20:28:00 @ Planet Lisp

Consider this lambda expression: (lambda (x) (sqrt x)) . This function simply calls sqrt on its argument and returns whatever sqrt returns. There is no argument you could provide to this function that would cause it to return a different res Tweet

Latest Neural Nets Solve World’s Hardest Equations Faster Than Ever Before

2021-04-19 19:13:18 @ Quanta Magazine

Two new approaches allow deep neural networks to solve entire families of partial differential equations, making it easier to model complicated systems and to do so orders of magnitude faster. The post Latest Neural Nets Solve World’s Hardest Equations Tweet

Apple TV+ Original Content Quality

2021-04-19 18:53:26 @ Daring Fireball

José Adorno, writing for 9to5Mac: A new study reveals that Apple TV+ has the highest-quality content when compared to Netflix, HBO Max, Prime Video, Disney+, and Hulu. The analysis from Self Financial uses IMDb scores with US customer data . The st Tweet

Irrational COVID Fears

2021-04-19 18:43:57 @ Daring Fireball

Good column by David Leonhardt for The New York Times today: “We’re not going to get to a place of zero risk,” Jennifer Nuzzo, a Johns Hopkins epidemiologist, told me during a virtual Times event last week . “I don’t think that’s the right metric for Tweet

Apple Is Allowing Parler Back on the App Store

2021-04-19 18:39:50 @ Daring Fireball

Brian Fung, reporting for CNN: The letter — addressed to Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Ken Buck and obtained by CNN — explained that since the app was removed from Apple’s platform in January for violations of its policies, Parler “has proposed updates to it Tweet

Derek Thompson on Wearing Face Masks Outdoors

2021-04-19 18:34:51 @ Daring Fireball

Derek Thompson, writing for The Atlantic: But as more and more of the population is vaccinated, governments need to give Americans an off-ramp to the post-pandemic world. Ending outdoor mask mandates — or at the very least telling people when they can Tweet

Fauci: GOP’s Refusal to Get Vaccinated Hurts Efforts to Lift Restrictions

2021-04-19 18:26:58 @ Daring Fireball

Jackie Salo, reporting for The New York Post: Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday said Republicans who want to lift COVID-19 restrictions but don’t want to get vaccinated don’t “make any sense.” “It’s almost paradoxical that on the one hand, they want to be Tweet

Adults in All U.S. States Are Now Eligible for Vaccination; Half Have Had at Least One Dose

2021-04-19 18:23:00 @ Daring Fireball

The New York Times: All adults in every U.S. state, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico are now eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine, meeting the April 19 deadline that President Biden set two weeks ago. “For months I’ve been telling Americans to get vacci Tweet

Protecting Reputations

2021-04-19 18:16:46 @ Daring Fireball

Nick Heer, quoting from and commenting upon a line from the aforelinked Washington Post story on how the FBI cracked the San Bernardino iPhone in 2016: Apple has a tense relationship with security research firms. Wilder said the company believes res Tweet

How the FBI Cracked the San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone 5C in 2016

2021-04-19 18:12:29 @ Daring Fireball

Ellen Nakashima and Reed Albergotti, reporting last week for The Washington Post: Azimuth specialized in finding significant vulnerabilities. Dowd, a former IBM X-Force researcher whom one peer called “the Mozart of exploit design,” had found one in o Tweet

Effectful Effects - Unifying Bidirectional Communication between Software Components

2021-04-19 17:22:00 @ InfoQ

Yizhou Zhang, assistant professor at the University of Waterloo, presented bidirectional algebraic effects, a new programming abstraction that subsumes current control flow patterns (e.g., exceptions, promises, generators) while supporting bidirectional Tweet

What to expect at CDK Day 2021

2021-04-19 17:11:15 @ AWS Open Source News

On September 30, 2020 a small group of community members came together to throw our first CDK Day, with people joining us from around the world to celebrate the family of products built on the Cloud Development Kit: AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), CDK Tweet

Hashing phone numbers

2021-04-19 14:41:50 @ The Endeavour

A cryptographic hash is also known as a one-way function because given an input x, one can quickly compute the hash h(x), but it is extremely time-consuming to try to recover x if you only know h(x). Even if the hashing algorithm is considered “brok Tweet

Apple App Clips: What to Know Before You Build Your Own

2021-04-19 11:00:35 @ Gorilla Logic

Nowadays, there is an app for just about anything. Due to the rapid expansion of use-cases for mobile apps, there are now more than two million applications in the App Store. But we all have those applications in our phones that we’ve used only once and ul Tweet

Long Time BoS Supporters Balsamiq Return for 2021

2021-04-19 09:00:00 @ Business of Software Blog

BoS regulars will be familiar with Balsamiq and their CEO Peldi. In fact, for most of us, it would be a surprise not to see him at a BoS event. We’re therefore delighted to announce that Balsamiq are once again supporting BoS in 2021 because Balsami Tweet

Using Watch with the Kubernetes API

2021-04-19 08:41:36 @ Baeldung

Learn about different ways to create Kubernetes Watches using the Java API client. The post Using Watch with the Kubernetes API first appeared on Baeldung .               Tweet

Java News Roundup - Week of April 12th, 2021

2021-04-19 07:30:00 @ InfoQ

This week’s Java news roundup features news from OpenJDK promoting JEP 411 to Candidate status, Kotlin 1.5.0-RC, Piranha Cloud 21.4.0, Weld CDI point releases, CloudBees releasing Jenkins X 3.0, numerous Spring project-related point releases and release Tweet

.NET News Roundup - Week of April 12th, 2021

2021-04-19 06:55:00 @ InfoQ

It's been a busy week for the .NET community, with the release of new Visual Studio previews (Windows and Mac), updates to .NET Core 3.1 and 2.1, new releases from the Azure team, and more. InfoQ examined these and a number of smaller stories in the .NET Tweet

An investment puzzle and speculation as to why some think its hard

2021-04-19 04:01:00 @ Computational Complexity

 This is a Guest Post by David Marcus. He gives a puzzle and its solution, which is interesting, and then speculates as to why some people get it wrong.  --------------------------------------------------------------------------- THE PROBLEM: Tweet

Amazon Forks Elasticsearch Rebranding It as OpenSearch

2021-04-19 03:00:00 @ InfoQ

Amazon recently announced the release of OpenSearch, a fork derived from versions 7.10.2 of ElasticSearch and Kibana. OpenSearch is licensed under the Apache License, V2 (ALv2). Elastic recently made adjustments to their Elastic License to simplify the u Tweet

Wimpie Nortje: Process sub-command style command line options with Adopt.

2021-04-19 02:00:00 @ Planet Lisp

How to process sub-command style command line arguments is a question that arises more and more. Many of the basic option handling libraries can not handle this at all, or they make it very difficult to do so. One of the newer libraries in the option p Tweet

Infrastructure Vulnerability Scanner Checkov Adds Context Aware Assessments

2021-04-19 02:00:00 @ InfoQ

Bridgecrew has announced the first 2.x version of Checkov. Checkov is an open-source scanner for infrastructure as code (IaC). The 2.0 release includes a re-architected backend that is now graph-based allowing for better processing of multi-resource quer Tweet

Quicklisp news: April 2021 Quicklisp dist update now available

2021-04-19 01:41:00 @ Planet Lisp

 New projects :  cluffer  — Library providing a protocol for text-editor buffers. — FreeBSD, see file LICENSE.text data-frame  — Data frames for Common Lisp — MS-PL dfio  — Common Lisp library Tweet

Microsoft Previews Rust For Windows

2021-04-19 00:00:00 @ InfoQ

Microsoft announced the preview of Rust for Windows, which aims to enable creating Rust apps for Windows using any Windows API. By Sergio De Simone Tweet

Reseña de «El blues de los agujeros negros» de Janna Levin en La Mecánica del Caracol (Radio Euskadi)

2021-04-18 21:24:27 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

Eva Caballero me entrevistó en el programa La Mecánica del Caracol de Radio Euskadi a modo de reseña del libro de Janna Levin, «El blues de los agujeros negros. Y […] La entrada Reseña de «El blues de los agujeros negros» de Janna Levin en La Mec Tweet

Duodecimal vs Hexadecimal

2021-04-18 20:51:23 @ The Endeavour

I ran across the word duodecimal recently, the Latin-derived term for base 12, and realized it’s been years, maybe decades, since I’d heard that term. I’ve used hexadecimal explicitly in 30 different blog posts, and implicitly in more, b Tweet

Raycast

2021-04-18 19:05:42 @ Daring Fireball

My thanks to Raycast for sponsoring last week at DF. Raycast is a new “Spotlight on steroids” utility for the Mac. I’ve been using it all week and it’s great — very fast, looks cool, and richly extensible through custom script commands . Raycast can fu Tweet

Adobe Co-Founder Chuck Geschke Dies at 81

2021-04-18 17:01:33 @ Daring Fireball

Kim Lyons, reporting for The Verge: Charles “Chuck” Geschke, a co-founder of Adobe who helped develop the PDF, has died at age 81, the company said in a statement . […] Geschke earned a doctorate from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and t Tweet

‘Do We Really Still Need to Wear Masks Outside?’

2021-04-18 16:44:18 @ Daring Fireball

Shannon Palus, writing for Slate: In other words, as the pandemic has progressed, so has our understanding of what safety measures are truly most useful, and which aren’t worth the alcohol wipes. And I would like to calmly suggest that now is the time Tweet

Behind the Scenes in Private Facebook Groups for America Special Forces Vets

2021-04-18 16:38:01 @ Daring Fireball

Carol E. Lee, reporting for NBC News: They’re the most elite, lethally trained members of the U.S. military, widely considered the best of the best. And yet in secret Facebook groups exclusively for special operations forces that were accessed by NBC Tweet

‘Extending the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause for a Week Was a Deadly Mistake’

2021-04-18 16:18:27 @ Daring Fireball

Govind Persad and William F. Parker, in an op-ed for The Washington Post: Looking at ACIP’s roster helps diagnose its mistake. Its voting members are almost all doctors far more familiar with rare vaccine side effects than with marshaling scarce pub Tweet

‘That’s What Makes Bill Very, Very Dangerous’

2021-04-18 16:12:12 @ Daring Fireball

From Softwar , Matthew Symonds’s 2004 biography of Larry Ellison: One telephone conversation with Gates in 1993 sticks in Ellison’s mind. “It was the most interesting conversation I’ve ever had with Bill, and the most revealing. It was around eleven Tweet

Summing Up the Primes

2021-04-18 15:25:29 @ Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Given the millennia that people have contemplated prime numbers, our continuing ignorance concerning the primes is stultifying—Richard Crandall and Carl Pomerance Sources: her site, Oberlin interview Lola Thompson is an Associate Professor of Mathema Tweet

Netflix Open Sources ConsoleMe to Manage Permissions and Access on AWS

2021-04-18 09:05:00 @ InfoQ

Netflix has recently open-sourced ConsoleMe, a AWS multi-account management service, and its CLI utility, Weep. The tools provide a central control plane for permissions management across all of AWS accounts of an organization and help to implement the p Tweet

Wimpie Nortje: A list of Common Lisp command line argument parsers.

2021-04-18 02:00:00 @ Planet Lisp

I was searching for a command line option parser that can handle git-style sub-commands and found a whole bunch of libraries. It appears as if libraries on this topic proliferate more than usual. I evaluated them only to the point where I could decide Tweet

Pick’s shoelaces

2021-04-18 01:23:00 @ 0xDE

Two important methods for computing area of polygons in the plane are Pick’s theorem and the shoelace formula. For a simple lattice polygon (a polygon with a single non-crossing boundary cycle, all of whose vertex coordinates are integers) with \(i\) integ Tweet

Jeff Bezos’s Final Letter to Shareholders as Amazon CEO

2021-04-17 17:06:49 @ Daring Fireball

Jeff Bezos: If you want to be successful in business (in life, actually), you have to create more than you consume. Your goal should be to create value for everyone you interact with. Any business that doesn’t create value for those it touches, even i Tweet

Least Vaccinated U.S. Counties Have Something in Common: Trump Voters

2021-04-17 15:19:08 @ Daring Fireball

The New York Times: About 31 percent of adults in the United States have now been fully vaccinated. Scientists have estimated that 70 to 90 percent of the total population must acquire resistance to the virus to reach herd immunity. But in hundreds of Tweet

Does the Universe have higher dimensions? Part 2

2021-04-17 14:00:00 @ Backreaction

[This is a transcript of the video embedded below.] In science fiction, hyper drives allow spaceships to travel faster than light by going through higher dimensions. And physicists have studied the question whether such extra dimensions exist for real in Tweet

Does the Universe have higher dimensions? Part 2

2021-04-17 14:00:00 @ Sabine Hossenfelder

[This is a transcript of the video embedded below.] In science fiction, hyper drives allow spaceships to travel faster than light by going through higher dimensions. And physicists have studied the question whether such extra dimensions exist for real in Tweet

Learn how to Make Multi-Country Hiring Work (in Practice) with Tim Burgess

2021-04-17 13:00:00 @ Business of Software Blog

Tim Burgess will be leading a Breakout discussion at BoS Conf Spring.Online 26-27 April on the topic: “Hiring Challenges Across Territories.” Pandemics aside, operating remotely comes with a lot of benefits for both employer and empl Tweet

Guide to Setting Up Apache Kafka Using Docker

2021-04-17 11:48:53 @ Baeldung

Learn how to create single-node and multi-node setups of Apache Kafka in Docker The post Guide to Setting Up Apache Kafka Using Docker first appeared on Baeldung .             Related Stories Difference Tweet

The package-info.java File

2021-04-17 08:54:14 @ Baeldung

Learn about the package-info.java file, what its purpose is, and how we can use it to specify package-level Javadocs and annotations. The post The package-info.java File first appeared on Baeldung .            Tweet

Applied Category Theory 2021 — Call for Papers

2021-04-17 01:33:19 @ John Carlos Baez

The deadline for submitting papers is coming up soon: May 10th. • Fourth Annual International Conference on Applied Category Theory (ACT 2021), July 12–16, 2021, online and at the Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. Plans to run Tweet

Applied Category Theory 2021 — Call for Papers

2021-04-17 01:33:19 @ Physics Phorums

The deadline for submitting papers is coming up soon: May 10th. • Fourth Annual International Conference on Applied Category Theory (ACT 2021), July 12–16, 2021, online and at the Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. Plans to run Tweet

Delivery Man Gets COVID-19 Vaccine While Dropping Off Hoagies

2021-04-17 00:35:00 @ Daring Fireball

You’ll never guess what city this happened in.  ★  Tweet

EFF’s ‘Am I FLoCed?’ Page for Chrome Users

2021-04-16 23:48:46 @ Daring Fireball

Helpful page for Chrome users from the EFF: Google is running a Chrome “origin trial” to test out an experimental new tracking feature called Federated Learning of Cohorts (aka “FLoC”). According to Google , the trial currently affects 0.5% of users Tweet

Every Other Browser Maker to Google: Go FLoC Yourself

2021-04-16 23:34:40 @ Daring Fireball

Dieter Bohn, also doing some real work at The Verge today: Google is going it alone with its proposed advertising technology to replace third-party cookies. Every major browser that uses the open source Chromium project has declined to use it, and i Tweet

Six Months Later, There Still Isn’t a MagSafe Car Charger

2021-04-16 22:38:59 @ Daring Fireball

Nilay Patel, doing some actual work at The Verge for once: Unfortunately it has been six months since the iPhone 12 was announced, and there is a pitiful shortage of MagSafe car chargers. In fact, there are no officially-sanctioned MagSafe car cha Tweet

Crazed Gun Owner Kills 8 at FedEx Warehouse in Indianapolis

2021-04-16 20:18:07 @ Daring Fireball

The New York Times: The authorities were searching for a motive on Friday after a gunman stormed a FedEx facility in Indianapolis late Thursday, fatally shooting eight people and injuring at least seven others in a fast-moving, chaotic scene that emer Tweet

Mac Chimes of Death

2021-04-16 18:01:32 @ Daring Fireball

Stephen Hackett: We’re all familiar with the Mac’s startup chime. While it has changed over the years, it has greeted users with its friendly tone for decades. What you may not know is that for years, the Mac also came with a death sound, that would Tweet

iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 503 - Apr 16th 2021

2021-04-16 17:48:18 @ iOS Weekly

Comment I’m sure I’m not the only one who has a constant stream of ideas related to software I either work on now, or may work on in the future. The quality of my ideas varies wildly, and it’s often the worst ide Tweet

Hands-On With Anker’s Portable Magnetic Inductive Charging Battery Pack

2021-04-16 17:09:48 @ Daring Fireball

I don’t see the appeal of this dingus at all. It’s magnetic, and it works with MagSafe iPhones, but the charger itself doesn’t support MagSafe. It’s just a lousy 5W Qi charger that has a circle of magnets to help it stay in place — charging is going to be Tweet

ServiceRocket’s Rob Castaneda: From BoS Speaker to BoS Supporter

2021-04-16 15:00:00 @ Business of Software Blog

In 2016 Rob Castaneda, CEO of ServiceRocket, spoke about the three mistakes he made that almost killed his company. Rob never took funding and built ServiceRocket from his bedroom in Sydney to an operation in four countries employing over 200 people. Serv Tweet

Displaying Error Messages with Thymeleaf in Spring

2021-04-16 11:19:21 @ Baeldung

Learn how to build a simple Spring application to demonstrate how to display various types of errors in Thymeleaf. The post Displaying Error Messages with Thymeleaf in Spring first appeared on Baeldung .           Tweet

Member of the Band – Edmund Neil, Tableau Developer

2021-04-16 11:00:17 @ 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

Get Live Feedback on Your Website from Design Psychology Expert Joe Leech

2021-04-16 10:00:00 @ Business of Software Blog

Joe Leech will be leading a breakout session at BoS Conf Spring.Online 26-27 April on the topic: “Why Don’t Your Customers Care About Your Website?” A recovering neuroscientist, Joe has also spent time as an elementary/primary school Tweet

Podcast CB SyR 315: Egiptología, evento Adams, materia oscura en Júpiter, energía oscura y fermiones de Majorana

2021-04-16 09:47:46 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

He participado en el episodio 315 del podcast Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido [iVoox, iTunes], titulado “Ep315: Vacunas; Egiptología; Evento Adams; Materia Oscura en Júpiter; Magnetismo Oscuro; Fermiones de Majorana», 15 abr 2021. «La tertulia semanal [… Tweet

The Apache News Round-up: week ending 16 April 2021

2021-04-16 07:42:44 @ ASF

It's Friday already --the week has zipped by. Let's take a look at what the Apache community has been up to: The Apache Software Foundation  – the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source p Tweet

Additional information for your zone configuration.

2021-04-16 05:00:00 @ C0T0D0S0

Sometimes it’s useful to enrich your zone configuration with some additional data, so someone can look into the zone config and know for example who is responsible for the zone. Tweet

Jackie Robinson on Where to Buy Gasoline

2021-04-16 03:08:45 @ Daring Fireball

Today is Jackie Robinson Day in MLB. To celebrate, here’s the great Buck O’Neil sharing a Jackie Robinson story with David Letterman. Quite a few lessons here that are as apt today as they were then.  ★  Tweet

Ming-Chi Kuo Says No iPhone Mini in 2022

2021-04-16 00:45:00 @ Daring Fireball

GSMArena on a new report from Ming-Chi Kuo: Starting with next year’s iPhone 14 lineup — it will consist of two 6.1-inch iPhones and two 6.7-inch iPhones. That means that Apple will stop making the 5.4-inch iPhone mini starting from next year — there Tweet

University of Oxford: Risk of Rare Blood Clotting Higher for COVID-19 Than for Vaccines

2021-04-16 00:40:32 @ Daring Fireball

The University of Oxford: COVID-19 leads to a several-times higher risk of cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) blood clots than current COVID-19 vaccines. Researchers at the University of Oxford have today reported that the risk of the rare blood clott Tweet

You’ll Never Guess the Source of the Top Facebook Post About the J&J Vaccine (Narrator: You’ll Guess It)

2021-04-16 00:26:32 @ Daring Fireball

Miles Parks, reporting for NPR: CNN. ABC News. The New York Times. Fox News. Those are the publishers of four of the five most popular Facebook posts of articles about the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine this week. They’re ranked 2 to 5 in to Tweet

Linkage

2021-04-16 00:15:00 @ 0xDE

Keller’s conjecture (\(\mathbb{M}\)), another new Good Article on Wikipedia. The conjecture was falsified in 1992 with all remaining cases solved by 2019, but the name stuck. It’s about tilings of \(n\)-space by unit cubes, and pairs of cubes that share \( Tweet

Decision to ‘Pause’ Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Causes Public Confidence in Vaccine to Sink

2021-04-16 00:10:12 @ Daring Fireball

YouGov: Fieldwork for the latest Economist/YouGov poll on vaccine safety perceptions was in the midst of being conducted when the Centers for Disease Control made the decision to suspend the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine . The CDC has re Tweet

Kosta Eleftheriou’s App Store Scam of the Day: ‘Jungle Runner 2k21’

2021-04-15 22:58:01 @ Daring Fireball

Kosta Eleftheriou on Twitter: This @AppStore app pretends to be a silly platformer game for children 4+, but if I set my VPN to Turkey and relaunch it becomes an online casino that doesn’t even use Apple’s IAP. In other countries, the same app sho Tweet

YC Companies Looking for Summer 2021 Interns

2021-04-15 20:16:28 @ YC

With summer just around the corner, YC startups have projects that could benefit from the help of industrious student interns. Over 20 startups have posted open positions on… Tweet

‘Apple vs. Facebook: Why iOS 14.5 Started a Big Tech Fight’

2021-04-15 19:59:57 @ Daring Fireball

Fun, fair, and informative video from Joanna Stern at the Wall Street Journal on the showdown between Apple and Facebook (and war of words between Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg) over iOS 14.5’s imminent crackdown on surveillance advertising. Or as Nicole Tweet

Things I can lift: How I visualize my strength training progress

2021-04-15 19:29:17 @ Randal S. Olson

Earlier this year, I set up a power lifting cage for myself and restarted my journey of rapidly building strength. Every other day I perform squats, once a week I perform a deadlift, I alternate between bench presses and overhead … Things I ca Tweet

MKBHD on the OnePlus 9 Pro

2021-04-15 18:42:11 @ Daring Fireball

Great review from Marques Brownlee — as ever — of one of the most interesting Android phones on the market. But what struck me was OnePlus’s custom interface for zooming the camera. You can see it in action starting around the 14:27 mark of the video . Tweet

Reuters Is Putting Its Website Behind a Paywall and Its Head Up Its Ass

2021-04-15 17:59:24 @ Daring Fireball

Katie Robertson, reporting for The New York Times: The company, one of the largest news organizations in the world, announced the new paywall on Thursday, as well as a redesigned website aimed at a “professional” audience wanting business, financial a Tweet

The Brain ‘Rotates’ Memories to Save Them From New Sensations

2021-04-15 17:13:23 @ Quanta Magazine

Some populations of neurons simultaneously process sensations and memories. New work shows how the brain rotates those representations to prevent interference. The post The Brain ‘Rotates’ Memories to Save Them From New Sensations first appeared on Q Tweet

IBM researchers investigate ways to help reduce bias in healthcare AI

2021-04-15 16:58:49 @ IBM Research blog

Our study "Comparison of methods to reduce bias from clinical prediction models of postpartum depression” examines healthcare data and machine learning models routinely used in both research and application to address bias in healthcare AI. The post IB Tweet

Floor, ceiling, bracket

2021-04-15 16:09:56 @ The Endeavour

Mathematics notation changes slowly over time, generally for the better. I can’t think of an instance that I think was a step backward. Gauss introduced the notation [x] for the greatest integer less than or equal to x in 1808. The notation was stan Tweet

Spring Bean Names

2021-04-15 15:59:15 @ Baeldung

Learn about different Spring bean naming strategies. The post Spring Bean Names first appeared on Baeldung .               Tweet

Scott Wins a Prize

2021-04-15 15:31:22 @ Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Quantum mechanics makes absolutely no sense—Roger Penrose Scott Answers Big Questions source Scott Aaronson has just been named the 2020 ACM Prize in Computing for groundbreaking contributions to quantum computing, Penrose’s comment notwithstan Tweet

Prometheus 2.26.0 adds AWS Signature Version 4 support

2021-04-15 15:21:23 @ AWS Open Source News

The latest release of Prometheus (v2.26.0), an open source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit, rolled out native AWS Signature Version 4 authentication support. With this new feature, the Prometheus server is able to directly make remote-write API cal Tweet

Ordering Beauty

2021-04-15 14:31:00 @ Computational Complexity

First, congratulations to fellow complexity theorist and  blogger Scott Aaronson for receiving the 2020 ACM Prize in Computing for "groundbreaking contributions to quantum computing". The prize is ACM's highest honor for mid-career researchers. We Tweet

Republicans, Dark Money, and Corporate America’s Role in Politics

2021-04-15 14:30:42 @ Daring Fireball

Congratulations to everyone who ran Al Franken — clearly the best and most engaging communicator the Democrats have had since Bill Clinton — out of the Senate over a bunch of bullshit that everyone now regrets . But, on the other hand, if he were still i Tweet

Pushing the boundaries of human-AI interaction at IUI 2021

2021-04-15 14:21:46 @ IBM Research blog

At the 2021 virtual edition of the ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), researchers at IBM will present five full papers, two workshop papers, and two demos. The post Pushing the boundaries of human-AI interaction at IUI 2 Tweet

Box in ball in box in high dimension

2021-04-15 14:00:30 @ The Endeavour

Start with a unit circle and draw the largest square you can inside the circle and the smallest square you can outside the circle. In geometry lingo these are the inscribed and circumscribed squares. The circle fits inside the square better than the squar Tweet

Deep Document Understanding: IBM’s AI extracts data from complex documents

2021-04-15 13:55:47 @ IBM Research blog

Using novel deep learning architectures, we have developed an AI that could help organizations, enterprises, and data scientists to easily extract data from vast collections of documents. Our technology allows users to quickly customize high-quality extra Tweet

Scholarships: Attend BoS Conf Online.Spring 21 thanks to lovely supporters.

2021-04-15 13:09:30 @ Business of Software Blog

Business of Software is a paid conference with limited sponsorship. We focus on delivering value to our customers – the attendees. We know this means not everyone who would like to can afford the cost of attendance. We’re delighted and grateful that Tweet

Convert a Java Enumeration Into a Stream

2021-04-15 12:57:03 @ Baeldung

In this short tutorial, we're going to implement a utility method for converting Enumeration objects to the Java Stream API The post Convert a Java Enumeration Into a Stream first appeared on Baeldung .           Tweet

Asia Orangio Teaches You How to Take Control of Marketing Activity

2021-04-15 10:00:00 @ Business of Software Blog

Asia Orangio will be leading a breakout session at BoS Conf Spring.Online 26-27 April on the topic: “How Founders Can Get Better at Marketing.” If the open Q&A session we had with Asia a few weeks ago is anything to by (it is) th Tweet

Deep Dive on Twin Pines/Lone Pine Mall

2021-04-15 02:48:53 @ Daring Fireball

Todd Vaziri: Twin Pines Mall became Lone Pine Mall after Marty changed the future in “Back to the Future” (1985). Is that an Easter Egg or a Thing in the Movie? Let’s find out! Great Scott is this well-done.  ★  Tweet

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile Kill RCS Plans

2021-04-15 02:44:24 @ Daring Fireball

Remember RCS  — the cross-platform successor to SMS that (supposedly) had the support of all the U.S. carriers and Google? A supposedly modern messaging protocol that wasn’t going to support end-to-end encryption — and something that Apple never said a Tweet

Black Dwarf Supernovae

2021-04-14 23:12:13 @ John Carlos Baez

“Black dwarf supernovae”. They sound quite dramatic! And indeed, they may be the last really exciting events in the Universe. It’s too early to be sure. There could be plenty of things about astrophysics we don’t understand yet̵ Tweet

Black Dwarf Supernovae

2021-04-14 23:12:13 @ Physics Phorums

“Black dwarf supernovae”. They sound quite dramatic! And indeed, they may be the last really exciting events in the Universe. It’s too early to be sure. There could be plenty of things about astrophysics we don’t understand yet̵ Tweet

Modern Apps Live: Learn Serverless, Containers and More in May

2021-04-14 20:45:33 @ AWS Blog

Modern Apps Live is a series of events about modern application development that will be live-streaming on Twitch in May. Session topics include serverless, containers, and mobile and front-end development. If you’re not familiar, modern app Tweet