Google Distributed Cloud Virtual Now Supports Virtual Machines

2022-09-25 12:00:00 @ InfoQ

Recently Google announced the general availability of virtual machine (VM) support in Anthos for bare metal, also known as Google Distributed Cloud Virtual (GDC), which will allow customers to run VMs alongside containers on a single, unified, Google Clo Tweet

NASA Waves Off Next Artemis I Launch Attempt Due To Tropical Storm

2022-09-25 09:07:00 @ slashdot

The Artemis I rocket will not have its third launch attempt on Tuesday as planned due to concerns over Tropical Storm Ian making its way toward Cuba and Florida. CNN reports: After meeting on Saturday morning, NASA's Artemis team decided to forgo the Septe Tweet

Terraform 1.3 Release Introduces Simplified Refactoring Experience

2022-09-25 09:00:00 @ InfoQ

HashiCorp has announced the release of the 1.3 version of Terraform. This release introduces optional object type attributes with defaults and expands the capabilities of moved blocks. By Matt Campbell Tweet

Saul Kripke, Philosopher Who Found Truths In Semantics, Dies At 81

2022-09-25 07:05:00 @ slashdot

Saul Kripke, a math prodigy and pioneering logician whose revolutionary theories on language qualified him as one of the 20th century's greatest philosophers, died on Sept. 15 in Plainsboro, N.J. He was 81. The New York Times reports: His death, at Penn Me Tweet

Cybersickness Could Spell an Early Death For the Metaverse

2022-09-25 05:33:00 @ slashdot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Daily Beast: Luis Eduardo Garrido couldn't wait to test out his colleague's newest creation. Garrido, a psychology and methodology researcher at Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican R Tweet

Java Scanner Taking a Character Input

2022-09-25 04:51:37 @ Baeldung

Learn how to take char input using the Java Scanner.               Tweet

Guide to the Storage Engine in Apache Cassandra

2022-09-25 04:48:06 @ Baeldung

Dive into the internals of the storage engine used by Apache Cassandra.               Tweet

Newsom Vetoes 'Premature' Crypto Oversight Bill For California

2022-09-25 04:02:00 @ slashdot

California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would require crypto financial-service businesses to get a special license to operate, calling it premature and costly. Bloomberg reports: Newsom on Friday declined to sign the legislation known as the Di Tweet

DOT To Map Out Nation's Time Zones After Report Shows No Official Map Exists

2022-09-25 03:01:00 @ slashdot

A person may take knowing the local time for granted, but an official review revealed that there is no single, accurate map showing the nation's time zones and local observance of Daylight Saving Time. CNN reports: Federal transportation officials are now Tweet

Is Plant-Based Meat Fizzling In the US?

2022-09-25 01:23:00 @ slashdot

Citing McDonald's shelved meat-free burger trial and a 70% dip in Beyond Meat's stock, The Guardian suggests plant-based meats may not interest Americans as much as investors thought. From the report: Getting meat eaters in the US to adopt plant-based alte Tweet

AV1 Update Reduces CPU Encoding Times By Up To 34 Percent

2022-09-25 00:22:00 @ slashdot

According to Phoronix, Google has released a new AOM-AV1 update -- version 3.5, that drastically improves encode times when streaming, rendering, or recording from the CPU. At its best, the update can improve encoding times by up to 34%. Tom's Hardware rep Tweet

Multi-Factor Authentication Fatigue Key Factor in Uber Breach

2022-09-25 00:00:00 @ InfoQ

Earlier this week, Uber disclosed that the recent breach it suffered was made possible through a multi-factor fatigue (MFA) attack where the attacker disguised themselves as Uber IT. By Sergio De Simone Tweet

webЯcade – WASM based retro emulation on any device

2022-09-24 23:55:13 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 222 # Comments: 37 Tweet

Controversial Artist Matches Influencer Photos With Surveillance Footage

2022-09-24 23:21:00 @ slashdot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Smithsonian Magazine: It's an increasingly common sight on vacation, particularly in tourist destinations: An influencer sets up in front of a popular local landmark, sometimes even using props (coffee, beer, pets) Tweet

Crypto-Mixing Service Tornado Cash Code Is Back On GitHub

2022-09-24 22:20:00 @ slashdot

Code repositories for the Ethereum-based mixer Tornado Cash were relisted on GitHub on Thursday. CoinDesk reports: The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets (OFAC) banned Americans last month from using Tornado Cash, a decentralized privacy s Tweet

iPhones and action discoverability

2022-09-24 20:21:20 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 298 # Comments: 229 Tweet

Ask Slashdot: What High-End Smartphone Is Best For Privacy?

2022-09-24 19:17:00 @ slashdot

New submitter cj9er writes: Considering all the privacy issues in today's online climate (all the issues with Meta right now), what is the best high-end smartphone to select? Apple: No way they don't sell your data... Sure, they have privacy for third-part Tweet

Linux on the laptop works so damn well that it’s boring

2022-09-24 19:04:50 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 525 # Comments: 529 Tweet

Senators Introduce a Bill To Protect Open-Source Software

2022-09-24 18:16:00 @ slashdot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Washington Post: When researchers discovered a vulnerability in the ubiquitous open-source log4j system last year that could've affected hundreds of millions of devices, the executive branch snapped into action Tweet

Run SQL on CSV, Parquet, JSON, Arrow, Unix Pipes and Google Sheet

2022-09-24 17:59:03 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 247 # Comments: 50 Tweet

Room squares and Tournaments

2022-09-24 17:43:50 @ The Endeavour

A Room square is a variation on a Latin square. Room squares are named after Thomas Room, though there is an application to rooms as in compartments of a building that we’ll discuss below. In a Latin square of size n you have to assign one of n symb Tweet

Microsoft Edge Found Serving Malicious Tech Support Scam Ads

2022-09-24 17:15:00 @ slashdot

AmiMoJo shares a report from Neowin: Anti-malware solutions maker Malwarebytes has recently uncovered a campaign which is serving tech support scams via malicious ads in Microsoft Edge's 'My Feed' section. They provided an image that shows a screenshot of Tweet

Want cleaner code? Use the rule of six

2022-09-24 16:39:58 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 265 # Comments: 272 Tweet

Coinbase Sued For Patent Infringement Over Crypto Transfer Technology

2022-09-24 16:14:00 @ slashdot

Coinbase is being sued by Veritaseum Capital LLC, which alleges that the crypto exchange has infringed on a patent awarded to Veritaseum founder Reggie Middleton. CoinDesk reports: According to Veritaseum, Coinbase has used the patent for some of its block Tweet

RT by @coreyspowell: Artemis I update: @NASA is foregoing a launch opportunity Tuesday, Sept. 27, and preparing for rollback, while continuing to watch the weather forecast associated with Tropical Storm Ian. Learn more: https://go.nasa.gov/3ReeAS2

2022-09-24 16:11:30 @ @coreyspowell

Artemis I update: @NASA is foregoing a launch opportunity Tuesday, Sept. 27, and preparing for rollback, while continuing to watch the weather forecast associated with Tropical Storm Ian. Learn more: go.nasa.gov/3ReeAS2 Tweet

Artist matches influencer photos with surveillance footage

2022-09-24 15:39:01 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 201 # Comments: 75 Tweet

Hunga Tonga Eruption Put Over 50 Billion Kilograms of Water Into Stratosphere

2022-09-24 15:00:00 @ slashdot

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: In January this year, an undersea volcano in Tonga produced a massive eruption, the largest so far this century. The mixing of hot volcanic material and cool ocean water created an explosion that sent Tweet

Aging programmer

2022-09-24 14:35:22 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 519 # Comments: 306 Tweet

What is "Nothing"?

2022-09-24 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.] Like most videos on YouTube, this is a video about nothing. But we’re a science channel, so we’ll talk about nine levels o Tweet

What is "Nothing"?

2022-09-24 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.] Like most videos on YouTube, this is a video about nothing. But we’re a science channel, so we’ll talk about nine levels o Tweet

Google Cloud Spanner Introduces Free Trial Instances and Fine-Grained Access Control

2022-09-24 13:42:00 @ InfoQ

Google Cloud recently announced different improvements to their managed databases. The cloud provider introduced free trial instances and fine-grained access control for Spanner to let developers try the managed service and configure access to data at th Tweet

Preventing Serverless Vendor Lock-in with Design Patterns

2022-09-24 12:00:00 @ InfoQ

Gregor Hohpe recently published an article proposing a paradigm shift to address vendor lock-in concerns on serverless cloud applications. Designing a solution using well-known patterns decouples its functional characteristics from the underlying cloud i Tweet

CIA Launches First Podcast, 'The Langley Files'

2022-09-24 12:00:00 @ slashdot

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is launching a podcast called "The Langley Files." As the agency explains, "The mission of 'The Langley Files: A CIA Podcast' is to educate and connect with the general public, sharing insight into the Agency's core mi Tweet

An island was just born before our eyes in the Kermadec-Tonga zone of the Pacific -- the most volcanic underwater location on Earth. Little Home Reef island is just two weeks old. https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/150368/home-reef-erupts

2022-09-24 11:11:01 @ @coreyspowell

An island was just born before our eyes in the Kermadec-Tonga zone of the Pacific -- the most volcanic underwater location on Earth. Little Home Reef island is just two weeks old. earthobservatory.nasa.gov/im… Tweet

Mozilla reaffirms that Firefox will continue to support current content blockers

2022-09-24 10:48:16 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 581 # Comments: 177 Tweet

Volvo is using Rust for its in-vehicle software

2022-09-24 10:34:00 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 499 # Comments: 302 Tweet

Do not Expose Deep Hierarchies!

2022-09-24 07:39:00 @ APIDesign - Blogs

Do not expose DeepHierarchy of classes when designing an API! -- JaroslavTulach 05:39, 24 September 2022 (UTC) Tweet

Homemade Heat Pump Manifesto (2009)

2022-09-24 07:02:08 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 453 # Comments: 217 Tweet

Get in zoomer, we're saving React

2022-09-24 05:04:33 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 256 # Comments: 230 Tweet

A mysterious voice is haunting American Airlines’ in-flight announcements

2022-09-24 01:34:00 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 566 # Comments: 275 Tweet

Forget SSH and vim, Use VSCode to Remote Develop on the Raspberry Pi

2022-09-24 01:00:00 @ Atomic14

We’ve got a few options when developing on the RaspberryPI. We can connect a mouse, keyboard and monitor and treat it like a desktop computer - but it’s not always very convenient. You can watch a video version of this blog post here: First Tweet

Watch Baseball History on Apple’s Friday Night Baseball

2022-09-23 23:51:56 @ Daring Fireball

Future Yankees captain Aaron Judge is sitting at 60 home runs on the season. The legitimate single-season record belongs to Yankees legend Roger Maris at 61. What a game for Apple to land on Friday Night Baseball.  ★  Tweet

The image in this post displays its own MD5 hash

2022-09-23 22:58:00 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 738 # Comments: 127 Tweet

At 4.4 miles, Wyoming team sets new rifle shot world record

2022-09-23 22:34:30 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 401 # Comments: 215 Tweet

Algorithms and data structures implemented in many programming languages

2022-09-23 22:03:12 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 213 # Comments: 42 Tweet

HCPCS (“hick pics”) codes

2022-09-23 22:01:41 @ The Endeavour

HCPCS stands for Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System. HCPCS codes are commonly pronounced like “hick pics.” I was curious/afraid to see what DALL-E would create with the prompt “HCPCS hick pics” and was pleasantly surprised t Tweet

'Securing Open Source Software Act' introduced to US Senate

2022-09-23 21:44:52 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 235 # Comments: 170 Tweet

Just goes to show, you never know who is secretly an astrophysics fan.

2022-09-23 21:21:33 @ @coreyspowell

Just goes to show, you never know who is secretly an astrophysics fan. nitter.net/coreyspowell/status/1573136101065342976#m Tweet

Mozilla claims Apple, Google and Microsoft force users to use default browsers

2022-09-23 21:21:28 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 483 # Comments: 335 Tweet

5 Things to Look For in a Mobile App Development Partner

2022-09-23 20:35:53 @ Gorilla Logic

Whether you think you have an incredible idea for a new mobile app or you want to develop one to expand your business and market reach, building a mobile application is a huge project to take on alone. From choosing which platforms to build for, to the man Tweet

Keep Subdirectory Structure in Dockerfile Copy

2022-09-23 18:15:49 @ Baeldung

Learn to copy a directory into a Docker image preserving the subdirectory structure.             Related Stories Adding a Comment in a Dockerfile Updating PATH Environment Variable in Dockerfile Assign Tweet

Updating PATH Environment Variable in Dockerfile

2022-09-23 18:10:13 @ Baeldung

Learn how to update the PATH variable in Docker.             Related Stories Assign Static IP to Docker Container and Docker-Compose Adding a Comment in a Dockerfile Finding the Layers and Layer Size Tweet

Wails v2 Released

2022-09-23 18:09:18 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 260 # Comments: 59 Tweet

Software I’m thankful for (2021)

2022-09-23 18:02:47 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 752 # Comments: 481 Tweet

iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 577 - Sep 23rd 2022

2022-09-23 17:47:13 @ iOS Weekly

Comment I had an email from Derek Lee this week informing me about his latest article on getting started with Kotlin Multiplatform . We also had KotlinSpeechFeatures by Raquib-ul Alam and Arjun Sunil a Tweet

Be critical or be corrupted

2022-09-23 17:20:34 @ Hacker News 200

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 282 # Comments: 184 Tweet

Debugging Large and Complex Dockerfiles Gets Easier with Buildg

2022-09-23 17:00:00 @ InfoQ

Kohei Tokunaga has released buildg - an interactive tool for debugging Dockerfiles. The motivation for the project is to provide an easy-to-use interactive tool to inspect this build process. The tool also containers support for debugging Dockerfiles Tweet

The Dead End

2022-09-23 16:48:42 @ tecosystems

When the first mainframes were running businesses seven decades ago, software was an afterthought. The real, differentiated and thereby commercial value lay in the design and construction of the hardware – everything from the processor to the storage Tweet

The Dead End

2022-09-23 16:48:42 @ Sogrady

When the first mainframes were running businesses seven decades ago, software was an afterthought. The real, differentiated and thereby commercial value lay in the design and construction of the hardware – everything from the processor to the storage Tweet

Microsoft Announces New Azure Space Capabilities

2022-09-23 12:00:00 @ InfoQ

Recently Microsoft announced a series of updates around Azure Space, their offering combing cloud and space. The company now brings Azure Orbital to general availability (GA), offers a new service with Azure Orbital Cloud Access in preview, and advances Tweet

Guide to MicroStream

2022-09-23 11:27:02 @ Baeldung

MicroStream is an alternative to a database engine. It allows for direct storage of Java objects with queries performed using stream-like APIs. We look at how this new technology can be used.               Tweet

AWS DataSync Discovery Preview Edition Supports Automated Data Collection and Storage Recommendation

2022-09-23 10:25:00 @ InfoQ

Amazon is announcing the public preview of AWS DataSync Discovery. This new feature of AWS DataSync enables users to better understand on-premises storage usage through automated data collection and analysis, quickly identify data to migrate, and evaluat Tweet

Podcast CB SyR 382: Terremotos, JWST, Marte, Saturno y sus anillos, y el apocalipsis dinosáurico de Chicxulub

2022-09-23 10:20:06 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

He participado en el episodio 382 del podcast Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido [iVoox, iTunes], titulado “Ep382: Terremotos; JWST; Meteoritos en Marte; Anillos y Lunas; El Apocalipsis de Chicxulub», 22 sep 2022. «La tertulia semanal […] La entrada Pod Tweet

Production Identity Framework SPIRE Graduates from CNCF

2022-09-23 09:00:00 @ InfoQ

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has announced the graduation of SPIFFE and SPIRE. SPIFFE defines a standard to authenticate software services through the use of platform-agnostic, cryptographic identities. SPIRE is an implementation of the SPIFFE A Tweet

Something hot appears to be whipping around Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy, at about 30% the speed of light. https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso2212/?lang

2022-09-23 04:24:08 @ @coreyspowell

Something hot appears to be whipping around Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy, at about 30% the speed of light. eso.org/public/news/eso2212/… Tweet

Issue #179

2022-09-23 02:00:00 @ WASM Weekly

I just want to start this issue with a big shout-out to the Fermyon team who I bumped into at the Linux Foundation Europe Summit. I don’t often have the opportunity to meet members of the WebAssembly community in person. It was great to meet their enthu Tweet

Open-Source Constellation K8 Engine Aims to Bring Confidential Computing to Kubernetes

2022-09-23 00:00:00 @ InfoQ

Constellation is a Kubernetes engine that shields Kubernetes clusters from the rest of the cloud infrastructure using confidential computing and confidential VMs. This creates a confidential context that ensures data is always encrypted, both at rest and Tweet

The New Math of Wrinkling

2022-09-22 17:05:09 @ Quanta Magazine

A comprehensive mathematical framework treats wrinkling patterns as elegant solutions to geometric problems. The post The New Math of Wrinkling first appeared on Quanta Magazine Tweet

Dominoes in Unicode

2022-09-22 14:00:04 @ The Endeavour

I was spelunking around in Unicode and found that there are assigned characters for representing domino tiles and that the characters are enumerated in a convenient order. Here is the code chart. There are codes for representing tiles horizontally or vert Tweet

.NET MAUI Framework Released Together with Visual Studio 2022

2022-09-22 14:00:00 @ InfoQ

Microsoft announced last August that its multi-platform UI framework called MAUI has been officially released and out of preview, with the launch of Visual Studio 2022 for Windows. The release marks the official launch of the new framework for .NET progr Tweet

Java Weekly, Issue 456

2022-09-22 12:23:11 @ Baeldung

Java 19 is here. Nuff said.               Tweet

Luxon - Better Date and Time Management in JavaScript

2022-09-22 11:00:00 @ InfoQ

Luxon is a modern lightweight library for parsing, validating, manipulating, and formatting dates in JavaScript. By Guy Nesher Tweet

Kubernetes Control Plane Metrics Now Available in Google Kubernetes Engine

2022-09-22 09:00:00 @ InfoQ

Google has announced the general availability of Kubernetes control plane metrics in Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). These metrics are directly integrated with Google Cloud Monitoring providing a single solution for troubleshooting issues with GKE. Integ Tweet

Cheating at Chess—Not Again

2022-09-22 05:59:28 @ Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Play the opening like a book, the middle game like a magician, and the end game like a machine — Rudolf Spielmann Kenneth Regan is my dear friend and co-writer of this blog. He obtained his doctorate—technically D.Phil not PhD—in 1986 for Tweet

Passkeys

2022-09-22 02:00:00 @ ImperialViolet

This is an opinionated, “quick-start” guide to using passkeys as a web developer. It’s hopefully broadly applicable, but one size will never fit all authentication needs and this guide ignores everything that’s optional. So take it as a worked example, bu Tweet

Are We Getting the Real Stuff in Popular Science?

2022-09-22 01:10:54 @ Nautilus blog

When it comes to physics, says Sean Carroll, you need the math. The post Are We Getting the Real Stuff in Popular Science? appeared first on Nautilus . Tweet

★ Apple Watch Ultra

2022-09-21 23:29:37 @ Daring Fireball

It *almost* feels more like having an adorable little iPhone Nano strapped to my wrist than a huge Apple Watch. Tweet

Lose Weight the Slow and Incredibly Difficult Way

2022-09-21 23:29:04 @ Nautilus blog

Trying to answer a silly question can take you through some serious science. The post Lose Weight the Slow and Incredibly Difficult Way appeared first on Nautilus . Tweet

POSTED UPDATED VERSION OF Computers and Intractability: A guide to Algorithmic Lower Bounds posted (New title)

2022-09-21 22:48:00 @ Computational Complexity

We have posted a revised version of  Computational Intractability: A Guide to Algorithmic Lower Bounds by Demaine-Gasarch-Hajiaghayi The book is  here . (For the original post about it, edited it to use the new title (see below), see&nb Tweet

Raging against the machine

2022-09-21 22:41:37 @ The Endeavour

Ran across a great quote from Liv Boeree recently: The problem with raging against the machine is that the machine has learned to feed off rage. Someone appropriately replied with a screenshot from an episode of Star Trek TOS, Day of the Dove, about a bei Tweet

Create a BMI Calculator in Java

2022-09-21 21:28:25 @ Baeldung

Learn how create your own BMI Calculator in Java.               Tweet

Supply Chain Security on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) using AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS), Kyverno, and Cosign

2022-09-21 20:05:39 @ AWS Open Source News

Learn how to integrate open source Cosign with AWS KMS and ensure supply chain security is maintained using open source Kyverno. Tweet

Just launched: Apply for support from Google Play’s $2M Indie Games Fund in Latin America

2022-09-21 19:44:00 @ Google Developers

Posted by Patricia Correa, Director, Global Developer Marketing As part of our commitment to helping all developers grow on our platform, at Google Play we have various programs focused on supporting small games studios. A few weeks ago we a Tweet

Counting paths in convex polygons

2022-09-21 19:32:00 @ 0xDE

Let’s count non-crossing paths through the all points of a convex polygon. There is a very simple formula for this, \(n2^{n-3}\) undirected paths through an \(n\)-gon, but why? Here’s a simple coloring-based argument that immediately gives this formula. Tweet

High-Temperature Superconductivity Understood at Last

2022-09-21 16:06:52 @ Quanta Magazine

A new atomic-scale experiment all but settles the origin of the strong form of superconductivity seen in cuprate crystals, confirming a 35-year-old theory. The post High-Temperature Superconductivity Understood at Last first appeared on Quan Tweet

Neptune among the galaxies: the full new image from the Webb telescope. The spiral galaxy at lower left is about a billion light years farther away. https://webbtelescope.org/contents/media/images/2022/046/01GCCVQ72QM3D8CM2MRFGZ94HB?news=true

2022-09-21 15:51:24 @ @coreyspowell

Neptune among the galaxies: the full new image from the Webb telescope. The spiral galaxy at lower left is about a billion light years farther away. webbtelescope.org/contents/m… Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: Despite receiving just 1/1000th as much sunshine as Earth does, Neptune is wracked with huge, fast-changing storms. JWST's infrared eyes literally see them in a new light. https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/hubble-sees-neptunes-mysterious-shrinking-storm

2022-09-21 14:48:09 @ @coreyspowell

Despite receiving just 1/1000th as much sunshine as Earth does, Neptune is wracked with huge, fast-changing storms. JWST's infrared eyes literally see them in a new light. nasa.gov/feature/goddard/201… Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: This new JWST image of Neptune also shows its moons, including Triton, a captured dwarf planet. Our best view since Voyager 2 in 1989. https://webbtelescope.org/contents/news-releases/2022/news-2022-046 #JWST

2022-09-21 14:32:02 @ @coreyspowell

This new JWST image of Neptune also shows its moons, including Triton, a captured dwarf planet. Our best view since Voyager 2 in 1989. webbtelescope.org/contents/n… #JWST Tweet

OMG, Neptune and its rings! Just in from the @NASAWebb space telescope. https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2022/new-webb-image-captures-clearest-view-of-neptune-s-rings-in-decades

2022-09-21 14:24:49 @ @coreyspowell

OMG, Neptune and its rings! Just in from the @NASAWebb space telescope. nasa.gov/feature/goddard/202… Tweet

Open-Source Threat Detection Tool Falco Adds Support for Google gVisor

2022-09-21 13:00:00 @ InfoQ

The latest version of Falco introduces support for gVisor, Google's application kernel providing an additional isolation layer between applications and the host OS. Using Falco 0.32.1 users can monitor security events from gVisor to detect threats and au Tweet

Field of order 9

2022-09-21 11:44:26 @ The Endeavour

This post will give a detailed example of working in a field with nine elements. This is important because finite fields are not often treated concretely except for the case of prime order. In my first post on Costas arrays I mentioned in a footnote that Tweet

Using Data to Predict Future Usage and Increase User Insights

2022-09-21 10:18:00 @ InfoQ

By identifying usage trends, you can proactively adjust load, scaling, and routing to better handle the load on particular parts of the globe when you know it will peak there. Data about how users interact with your application can be used to design futu Tweet

This Week in Rust 461

2022-09-21 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

The Talk Show: ‘Fluent Cupertinoese’

2022-09-21 02:42:06 @ Daring Fireball

Nilay Patel returns to the show to talk about Apple’s “Far Out” event, the iPhones 14, and The Verge’s redesign. Brought to you by these fine sponsors: Squarespace : Make your next move. Use code talkshow for 10% off your first order. Hullo Pi Tweet

String Concatenation in Java

2022-09-21 02:30:20 @ Baeldung

Learn how to concatenate strings in Java.               Tweet

Tweaked Battery Percentage Display in Status Bar in iOS 16.1 Beta 2

2022-09-21 01:30:57 @ Daring Fireball

Federico Viticci has some screenshots showing the tweaked battery-with-digital-percentage display in 16.1 beta 2. In 16.0, you could either have the remaining charge displayed graphically, as a “meter” within the battery icon, or digitally, as a numeric p Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: Here's the full technical paper on "The Photon Ring in M87*", which could also be titled "Einstein's theory verified...yet again." https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ac7c1d

2022-09-21 00:05:46 @ @coreyspowell

Here's the full technical paper on "The Photon Ring in M87*", which could also be titled "Einstein's theory verified...yet again." iopscience.iop.org/article/1… Tweet

Hidden within the first image of a supermassive black hole is something else remarkable: the first image of a *photon ring* where light loops completely around the black hole before escaping and reaching us. https://uwaterloo.ca/news/media/photon-ring-black-hole-ready-its-close

2022-09-21 00:03:44 @ @coreyspowell

Hidden within the first image of a supermassive black hole is something else remarkable: the first image of a *photon ring* where light loops completely around the black hole before escaping and reaching us. uwaterloo.ca/news/media/phot… Tweet

ForecastAdvisor

2022-09-20 23:56:34 @ Daring Fireball

ForecastAdvisor: ForecastAdvisor will show you the accuracy of the major weather forecasters, including Accuweather, AerisWeather, Foreca, the National Weather Service, Open Weathermap, The Weather Channel, Weather Underground, Wetter, World Weather O Tweet

What Can Night-Shift Workers Do to Feel Better?

2022-09-20 21:36:00 @ Nautilus blog

One question for Sarah Chellappa, a neuroscientist at the University of Cologne. The post What Can Night-Shift Workers Do to Feel Better? appeared first on Nautilus . Tweet

Mercury Weather 1.0

2022-09-20 19:38:23 @ Daring Fireball

Delightful new weather app for iPhone and Apple Watch. If you, like me, miss the infographic-based layout of the late great Weather Line , I dare say you must check out Mercury Weather. Great presentation, and I’m particularly digging the dearth of setti Tweet

Las primeras cefeidas de JWST confirman a HST para la calibración de supernovas Ia en la medida de la constante de Hubble

2022-09-20 19:09:29 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

El problema de la constante de Hubble podría estar causado por errores sistemáticos en la distancia a las cefeidas usadas para calibrar las supernovas Ia (SN Ia). El telescopio espacial […] La entrada Las primeras cefeidas de JWST confirman a HST Tweet

Costas arrays in Mathematica

2022-09-20 18:57:52 @ The Endeavour

A couple days ago I wrote about Costas arrays. In a nutshell, a Costas array of size n is a solution to the n rooks problem, with the added constraint that if you added wires between the rooks, no two wires would have the same length and slope. See the ea Tweet

The Last Person Standing in the Floppy Disk Business

2022-09-20 18:17:31 @ Daring Fireball

Tom Persky, owner of FloppyDisk.com, in an interview with Niek Hilkmann and Thomas Walskaar for AIGA’s Eye on Design: In the beginning, I figured we would do floppy disks, but never CDs. Eventually, we got into CDs and I said we’d never do DVDs. A cou Tweet

Deploy your Amazon EKS Clusters Locally on AWS Outposts

2022-09-20 18:05:47 @ AWS Blog

I am pleased to announce the availability of local clusters for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) on AWS Outposts. It means that starting today, you can deploy your Amazon EKS cluster entirely on Outposts: both the Kubernetes control plane and Tweet

Ross Young Expects Dynamic Island to Expand to All iPhone 15 Models

2022-09-20 17:23:53 @ Daring Fireball

Joe Rossignol, writing for MacRumors: In a tweet , Young said he expects the Dynamic Island to be available on the standard iPhone 15 models next year. However, he still does not expect the standard iPhone 15 models to be equipped with an LTPO displa Tweet

Mid-Infrared Instrument Operations Update

2022-09-20 17:12:12 @ Nasa Webb

The James Webb Space Telescope’s Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) has four observing modes. On Aug. 24, a mechanism that supports one of these modes, known as medium-resolution spectroscopy (MRS), exhibited what appears to be increased friction during setup Tweet

How Do Fireflies Flash in Sync? Studies Suggest a New Answer.

2022-09-20 16:36:23 @ Quanta Magazine

Field research suggests a new explanation for the synchronized flashing in fireflies and confirms that a novel form of “chimeric” synchrony occurs naturally. The post How Do Fireflies Flash in Sync? Studies Suggest a New Answer. first appeare Tweet

“ReThinking with Adam Grant”: New podcast challenges listeners to let go of old ideas and gain new perspective

2022-09-20 16:00:37 @ TED Blog

In response to the overwhelming popularity of Adam Grant’s interviews on the WorkLife podcast, TED Audio Collective has launched a new podcast, ReThinking with Adam Grant, to explore the science of what makes us tick. TED speaker and organizational p Tweet

BoS Conference Attendee Testimonials

2022-09-20 13:50:26 @ Business of Software Blog

It not what we say, it’s what our attendees say that’s important. Business of Software Conference USA, Boston MA is coming up next week, 26-28 September. Check out some some short video summaries of previous conferences here. BoS Conference Att Tweet

#NaukasBilbao22: Madame Curie, heroína de guerra con tecnología manchega

2022-09-20 12:55:27 @ brucknerite

Llegó y se fue, una vez más, la fiesta anual de la divulgación científica con mayúsculas, el Naukas Bilbao 2022, celebrado durante los pasados días 16 y 17 de septiembre en el Palacio Euskalduna… Tweet

Why BoS Conference is Different

2022-09-20 10:45:54 @ Business of Software Blog

We can’t wait to be back in person for BoS Conference USA. IT’S NEXT WEEK…! Business of Software Conference USA, Boston MA is coming up next week, 26-28 September. As we prepare for our first in-person US conference for three whole years, Tweet

Annoying iOS 16 Copy and Paste Prompts Are, Seriously, a Bug Not a Feature

2022-09-20 03:32:38 @ Daring Fireball

Sami Fathi, reporting for MacRumors: As user annoyance with the behavior boils high, Apple has finally responded, saying the constant pop-up is not how the feature is intended to work. MacRumors reader Kieran sent an email to Craig Federighi and Tim C Tweet

Upcoming price and tax changes for apps and in-app purchases

2022-09-20 03:01:41 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

As early as October 5, 2022, prices of apps and in-app purchases (excluding auto-renewable subscriptions) on the App Store will increase in Chile, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, Vietnam, and all territories that use the eur Tweet

iPhone 14 Is More Easily Repaired Than Previous iPhones

2022-09-20 01:31:32 @ Daring Fireball

Kyle Wiens, writing for iFixit: The best feature of the iPhone 14 is one that Apple didn’t tell you about. Forget satellite SOS and the larger camera, the headline is this: Apple has completely redesigned the internals of the iPhone 14 to make it easi Tweet

Hit the Island

2022-09-20 01:10:29 @ Daring Fireball

Especially fun when you recall that the two Steves had been commissioned by Atari to create Breakout .  ★  Tweet

[Sponsor] Warp

2022-09-19 22:57:28 @ Daring Fireball

Warp is a blazingly fast, Rust-based terminal reimagined from the ground up to work like a modern app. Warp’s input area is a real text editor so users can use IDE keyboard shortcuts to write commands. It groups command input and output together so users Tweet

Map a JSON POST to Multiple Spring MVC Parameters

2022-09-19 21:50:47 @ Baeldung

Learn how to deserialize a JSON POST into multiple strongly-typed parameters.               Tweet

Two-letter vs Three-letter Country Abbreviations

2022-09-19 21:34:11 @ The Endeavour

The ISO 3166-1 standard defines three codes for each country: a 2-letter abbreviation, a 3-letter abbreviation, and a 3-digit code. The 2-letter abbreviations may be familiar because it is very often (but not always [1]) also the country code top-level do Tweet

AWS Week in Review – September 19, 2022

2022-09-19 21:13:12 @ AWS Blog

Things are heating up in Seattle, with preparation for AWS re:Invent 2022 well underway. Later this month the entire News Blog team will participate in our now-legendary “speed storming” event. Over the course of three or four days, each of the AWS service Tweet

There are two different definitions of Integer Programming. Why?

2022-09-19 21:02:00 @ Computational Complexity

Alice and Bob have the following conversation. =============================== ALICE: In your book you define INT PROG as, given a matrix A and vectors b,c, find the integer vector x such that Ax\le b and c DOT x is maximized. This is not correct! You Tweet

Podcast CB SyR 381: DALL·E 2, amputación paleolítica, tetraneutrón y exoplanetas

2022-09-19 20:53:02 @ La Ciencia de la Mula Francis

He participado en el episodio 381 del podcast Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido [iVoox, iTunes], titulado “Ep381: Dall.E 2; Cirugía Paleolítica; Tetraneutrón; Exoplanetas», 15 sep 2022. «La tertulia semanal en la que repasamos las últimas […] La entrada Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: The @HiRISE camera orbiting Mars discovered three new craters on the planet, caused by fragments of the large meteorite that struck on September 5, 2021. https://mars.nasa.gov/news/9264/nasas-insight-hears-its-first-meteoroid-impacts-on-mars/

2022-09-19 19:46:19 @ @coreyspowell

The @HiRISE camera orbiting Mars discovered three new craters on the planet, caused by fragments of the large meteorite that struck on September 5, 2021. mars.nasa.gov/news/9264/nasa… Tweet

Hear the actual sound of a meteor entering the atmosphere of Mars, breaking up, and hitting the ground. Strangely, it's more like a "bloop" than a "bam!" Recorded by the seismometer aboard @NASAInSight. https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/nasas-insight-hears-its-first-meteoroid-impacts-on-mars

2022-09-19 19:42:00 @ @coreyspowell

Hear the actual sound of a meteor entering the atmosphere of Mars, breaking up, and hitting the ground. Strangely, it's more like a "bloop" than a "bam!" Recorded by the seismometer aboard @NASAInSight . jpl.nasa.gov/news/nasas-insi… Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: It may seem strange that JWST images of galaxies look more detailed than its images of nearby planets. The explanation: Galaxies are far away but they're HUGE. This is the current apparent size of Mars, compared to the recent JWST image of Stephan's Quintet.

2022-09-19 18:15:03 @ @coreyspowell

It may seem strange that JWST images of galaxies look more detailed than its images of nearby planets. The explanation: Galaxies are far away but they're HUGE. This is the current apparent size of Mars, compared to the recent JWST image of Stephan's Quint Tweet

R to @coreyspowell: JWST is examining the spectra of Mars, looking at its composition & searching for traces of methane and hydrogen chloride in the atmosphere. These studies also help compare the worlds we know with planets circling other stars. https://blogs.nasa.gov/webb/2022/09/19/mars-is-mighty-in-first-webb-observations-of-red-planet/

2022-09-19 17:48:59 @ @coreyspowell

JWST is examining the spectra of Mars, looking at its composition & searching for traces of methane and hydrogen chloride in the atmosphere. These studies also help compare the worlds we know with planets circling other stars. blogs.nasa.gov/webb/ Tweet

In addition to studying distant galaxies, @NASAWebb is a powerful tool for exploring our own solar system -- like these new infrared Mars images, which provide a global perspective that complements data from space probes. https://blogs.nasa.gov/webb/2022/09/19/mars-is-mighty-in-first-webb-observations-of-red-planet/

2022-09-19 17:45:38 @ @coreyspowell

In addition to studying distant galaxies, @NASAWebb is a powerful tool for exploring our own solar system -- like these new infrared Mars images, which provide a global perspective that complements data from space probes. blogs.nasa.gov/webb/2022/09/… Tweet

Finding similar world flags with Mathematica

2022-09-19 17:15:58 @ The Endeavour

A week ago I posted some pairs of similar flags on Twitter, and later I found that Mathematica’s CountryData database contains flag descriptions. So I thought I’d use the flag descriptions to see which flags Mathematica things are similar. For Tweet

How Mathematical Curves Enable Advanced Communication

2022-09-19 16:44:33 @ Quanta Magazine

A simple geometric idea has been used to power advances in information theory, cryptography and even blockchain technology. The post How Mathematical Curves Enable Advanced Communication first appeared on Quanta Magazine Tweet

Behind the Design: Rebel Girls

2022-09-19 16:00:55 @ Apple Developer News and Updates

Like the groundbreaking women it spotlights, the Rebel Girls app has a remarkable story. It began a mere six years ago with a book called Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls . Written and art-directed by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, the pre Tweet

Mars Is Mighty in First Webb Observations of Red Planet

2022-09-19 15:00:27 @ Nasa Webb

Editor’s Note: This post highlights data from Webb science in progress, which has not yet been through the peer-review process. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope captured its first images and spectra of Mars Sept. 5. The telescope, an international collabo Tweet

RT by @coreyspowell: #GOESEast is closely monitoring #HurricaneFiona, which made landfall in Puerto Rico near Punta Tocon yesterday afternoon and caused catastrophic flooding and power outages. #Fiona is lashing the Dominican Republic today. Get the latest: http://hurricanes.gov/#Fiona

2022-09-19 14:23:56 @ @coreyspowell

#GOESEast is closely monitoring #HurricaneFiona , which made landfall in Puerto Rico near Punta Tocon yesterday afternoon and caused catastrophic flooding and power outages. #Fiona is lashing the Dominican Republic today. Get the latest: hurrican Tweet

Aspect Fit Layout Guide

2022-09-19 11:51:35 @ Use Your Loaf

Apple added a new layout guide in iOS 16 to help maximize the size of content with a certain aspect ratio within the safe area. I don’t remember seeing this mentioned during WWDC. I learnt about it from this Twitter thread by Tyler Fox . Safe Tweet

TriFunction Interface in Java

2022-09-18 23:42:10 @ Baeldung

Find out how TriFunction interface works for functional programming in Java.               Tweet

iMazing

2022-09-18 23:37:06 @ Daring Fireball

My thanks to iMazing for sponsoring last week at Daring Fireball. iMazing is a native Mac — and Windows — app that enhances local management of iOS and iPadOS devices with powerful and convenient features beyond what Apple provides in its own desktop tool Tweet

Assign Static IP to Docker Container and Docker-Compose

2022-09-18 23:30:36 @ Baeldung

Learn how Docker manages IP allocation and how to add a static address to a container.             Related Stories Executing Multiple Commands in Docker Compose Adding a Comment in a Dockerfile Finding Tweet

Getting the Filename From a String Containing an Absolute File Path

2022-09-18 23:20:18 @ Baeldung

Learn how to extract the filename from an absolute path using core Java and Apache Commons.               Tweet

Costas arrays

2022-09-18 21:14:24 @ The Endeavour

The famous n queens problem is to find a way to position n queens on a n×n chessboard so that no queen attacks any other. That is, no two queens can be in the same row, the same column, or on the same diagonal. Here’s an example solution: Costas arr Tweet