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Go Programmers Surveyed: Most Use Linux or MacOS

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 17:34:00

The Go team conducted a survey of Go Developers in August — and has just released the results. Among the findings: "90% of survey respondents saying they felt satisfied while working with Go during the prior year," while 6% said they were dissastifie

Niemann chirría otra vez

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2023-12-09 17:28:41

Cuando todo indicaba que volvía a la élite tras una mala racha, el estadounidense lleva tres días jugando muy por debajo de su nivel

Before Sam Altman's Ouster, OpenAI's Leaders Were Warned of Abusive Behavior

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 16:34:00

"This fall, a small number of senior leaders approached the board of OpenAI with concerns about chief executive Sam Altman," the Washington Post reported late Friday: Altman — a revered mentor, and avatar of the AI revolution — had been psycho

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through December 9)

Singularity Hub @ 2023-12-09 16:00:07

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Google’s Gemini Is the Real Start of the Generative AI Boom Will Knight | Wired “[Google DeepMind’s Demis Hassabis] was predictably effusive about Gemini, claiming it introduces new capabilities that will eventually

Jack Dorsey's Block Releases Bitkey Hardware Wallet

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 14:00:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Jack Dorsey's Block (the company formerly known as Square) announced today that it is releasing its hardware Bitcoin wallet, Bitkey, in 95 countries. However, users can only preorder the device at the mo

Rigetti Launches Novera QPU, the Company’s First Commercially Available QPU

The Quantum Insider @ 2023-12-09 13:57:39

Insider Brief Rigetti Computing announced the launch of its Novera™ QPU, a 9-qubit quantum processing unit. The device is manufactured in Rigetti’s Fab-1, the industry’s first dedicated and integrated quantum device manufacturing facility. Novera QPU is

Nueva página de navegación

brucknerite @ 2023-12-09 11:37:30

Mi blog tiene ahora 684 685 entradas, escritas desde 2007. Muchas de ellas ya están obsoletas por mil y una razones, así que en el último rediseño decidí «desenfatizarlas». Están ahí, pero solo se podía acceder con un enlace de paginación cronológica inver

Google's AI Note-Taking App Is Now Available

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 11:00:00

NotebookLM, Google's experimental AI-powered note-taking app unveiled at Google I/O earlier this year (formerly referred to as Project Tailwind), is now widely available in the United States. "It's also getting several new features and is 'starting' to use

If buying isn't owning, piracy isn't stealing

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-09 09:31:50

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 1065 # Comments: 491

China Starts Up World's First Fourth-Generation Reactor, Readying Giant Nuclear Ship

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 08:00:00

hackingbear writes: China has started commercial operations at a new generation nuclear reactor that is the first of its kind in the world, state media said on Dec 5. Compared with previous reactors, the fourth generation Shidaowan plant, a modular 200 meg

FDA Approves CRISPR-Based Medicine For Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 04:30:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from STAT: The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the world's first medicine based on CRISPR gene-editing technology, a groundbreaking treatment for sickle cell disease that delivers a potential cure for peo

White House Threatens Patents of High-Priced Drugs

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 03:02:00

The Biden administration is threatening to cancel the patents of some costly medications to allow rivals to make their own more affordable versions. The Associated Press reports: Under a plan announced Thursday, the government would consider overriding the

Baldur's Gate 3 Wins Game of the Year

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 02:25:00

The role-playing adventure game Baldur's Gate 3 won game of the year last night at The Game Awards 2023 in Los Angeles. The New York Times reports: It was the crowning achievement for a game based on Dungeons & Dragons that largely stayed under the rad

Threads Adds Hashtags Ahead of EU Launch

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 02:00:00

Ahead of its December 14th launch in the European Union, Meta's Twitter-like social media platform, Threads, is adding a simplified version of hashtags to help users find related posts. 9to5Google reports: Announced in a post on Threads today, Meta is addi

Ex-Apple Lawyer in Charge of Enforcing Compliance With the Company’s Insider Trading Policies Sentenced to Probation for Insider Trading

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-09 01:46:54

David Thomas, reporting for Reuters: Apple’s former top corporate lawyer will receive no prison time after pleading guilty last year to U.S. insider trading charges, a judge said on Thursday. U.S. District Judge William Martini in Newark, New Jersey,

Europe Reaches a Deal On the World's First Comprehensive AI Rules

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 01:45:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Associated Press: European Union negotiators clinched a deal Friday on the world's first comprehensive artificial intelligence rules, paving the way for legal oversight of technology used in popular generative A

Verizon Gave Phone Data To Armed Stalker Who Posed As Cop Over Email

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 01:02:00

Slash_Account_Dot writes: The FBI investigated a man who allegedly posed as a police officer in emails and phone calls to trick Verizon to hand over phone data belonging to a specific person that the suspect met on the dating section of porn site xHamster,

Building Telescopes on the Moon Could Transform Astronomy—and It’s Becoming an Achievable Goal

Singularity Hub @ 2023-12-09 00:25:10

Lunar exploration is undergoing a renaissance. Dozens of missions, organized by multiple space agencies—and increasingly by commercial companies—are set to visit the moon by the end of this decade. Most of these will involve small robotic spacecraft, but N

Chromebooks Are Problematic For Profits and Planet, Says Lenovo Exec

slashdot @ 2023-12-09 00:20:00

Laura Dobberstein reports via The Register: Lenovo won't stop making Chromebooks despite the machines scoring poorly when it comes to both sustainability and revenue, according to an exec speaking at Canalys APAC Forum in Bangkok on Wednesday. "I don't kno

Scientists Have Reported a Breakthrough In Understanding Whale Language

slashdot @ 2023-12-08 23:40:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Researchers have identified previously unknown elements of whale vocalizations that may be analogous to human speech, a new study reports. Sperm whales are giants of the deep, with healthy adults having

Print Edition 52

Nautilus blog @ 2023-12-08 23:26:22

Issue 52 of the Nautilus print edition combines some of the best content from our September and October 2023 online issues. It includes contributions from science writer Philip Ball, journalist Elena Kazamia, astrophysicist Paul M. Sutter, writer Shruti R

The Bittersweet Science

Nautilus blog @ 2023-12-08 23:23:10

Boxing is reputed to fight Parkinson’s Disease. I put on the gloves to find out. The post The Bittersweet Science appeared first on Nautilus .

Amazon Says Thieves Swiped Millions by Faking Product Refunds

slashdot @ 2023-12-08 23:00:00

Amazon sued what it called an international ring of thieves who swiped millions of dollars in merchandise from the company through a series of refund scams that included buying products on Amazon and seeking refunds without returning the goods. From a repo

Apple cuts off Beeper Mini's access

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 22:41:47

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 1118 # Comments: 1038

'Unprecedented Mass Coral Bleaching' Expected in 2024, Says Expert

slashdot @ 2023-12-08 22:20:00

Record-breaking land and sea temperatures, driven by climate breakdown, will probably cause "unprecedented mass coral bleaching and mortality" throughout 2024, according to a pioneering coral scientist. From a report: The impact of climate change on coral

Sara Khadem, 13ª del mundo

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2023-12-08 19:53:17

La española de origen iraní sube un puesto tras una digna actuación en el Abierto de Llobregat menos de un año después de cambiar de país

The pro-Israel information war

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 19:49:14

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 784 # Comments: 1372

iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 639 - Dec 8th 2023

iOS Weekly @ 2023-12-08 19:07:29

Comment You’ll almost certainly have seen links to the new mlx repository during this week. It’s a new project from a machine learning research group inside Apple , so it makes sense that the repository descri

FDA approves a CRISPR-based medicine for treatment of sickle cell disease

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 18:56:30

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 488 # Comments: 214

Qrypt Completes Cooperative Research And Development Agreement With Los Alamos National Labs

The Quantum Insider @ 2023-12-08 18:19:38

Insider Brief Qrypt completed its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Los Alamos National Labs to develop the company’s Quantum Random Number Generation. The technology enables services with true quantum randomness to deliver relia

Homes need to be built for better internet

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 17:20:26

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 94 # Comments: 245

Mistral "Mixtral" 8x7B 32k model [magnet]

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 17:03:00

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 501 # Comments: 222

You are never taught how to build quality software

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 16:35:29

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 488 # Comments: 428

The wealth of the 25 richest families in the world soared 43% in the last year

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 16:25:14

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 261 # Comments: 347

Google DeepMind at NeurIPS 2023

Deepmind @ 2023-12-08 16:01:00

The Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) is the largest artificial intelligence (AI) conference in the world. NeurIPS 2023 will be taking place December 10-16 in New Orleans, USA.Teams from across Google DeepMind are presenting more than 150 pap

A simpler version of the task sequencer that doesn’t promise fairness

old new thing @ 2023-12-08 16:00:00

Just let a kernel object control the access. The post A simpler version of the task sequencer that doesn’t promise fairness appeared first on The Old New Thing .

History’s Five Best Body Part Stories

Nautilus blog @ 2023-12-08 15:51:25

Charles I’s neck bone, Queen Victoria’s armpit, and other fabulously gruesome medical tales. The post History’s Five Best Body Part Stories appeared first on Nautilus .

HSBC Pioneers Quantum Protection For AI-Powered FX Trading

The Quantum Insider @ 2023-12-08 14:46:13

Insider Brief HSBC added quantum protection for AI-powered foreign exchange trading. HSBC protected its HSBC AI Markets trading terminal using Quantum Key Distribution. Critical Quote: “The quantum revolution is not on the horizon; it’s alre

Podcast CB SyR 441: IA en arte y asiriología, microsiestas de pingüinos, convección en Betelgeuse, ATLAS ve un quark top emitiendo un fotón, onda gravitacional GW190521 y boutade de Roy Kerr

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2023-12-08 14:33:17

He participado en el episodio 441 del podcast Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido [Acast A, Acast B; iVoox A, iVoox B; iTunes A y iTunes B], titulado “Ep441: IA y Arte; Betelgeuse; Singularidades; Kerr; Quarks; Agujeros Negros», 07 dic 2023. […] La entrad

Trapped-Ion Quantum Computer Now Available in Munich Quantum Valley

The Quantum Insider @ 2023-12-08 12:25:19

Insider Brief The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre is adding another quantum computer for its Quantum Integration Centre. The new 20-qubit ion trap computer was developed by the Austrian-based start-up Alpine Quantum Technologies. QT’s new ion-trap system

Dieselgate, but for trains – some heavyweight hardware hacking

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 12:20:36

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 640 # Comments: 282

The two Chomskys

AEON @ 2023-12-08 12:00:00

The US military’s greatest enemy worked in an institution saturated with military funding. How did it shape his thought? - by Chris Knight Read at Aeon

Microsoft Open-Sources ThreadX and the Azure RTOS Development Suite

InfoQ @ 2023-12-08 11:00:00

Microsoft contributed Azure RTOS, including real-time OS ThreadX, to the Eclipse Foundation and made it available under the MIT license. By Sergio De Simone

Automated Horizontal Scaling With Amazon Aurora Limitless Database

InfoQ @ 2023-12-08 11:00:00

AWS recently announced the preview of Amazon Aurora Limitless Database, a new capability supporting automated horizontal scaling to process millions of write transactions per second and manage petabytes of data in a single Aurora database. By Steef-Jan

Acerca de… Remastered

brucknerite @ 2023-12-08 10:00:00

El siguiente texto está rescatado de las profundidades de la base de datos del blog. Fue redactado en 2011. Lo debí retirar de la circulación durante la Gran Crisis de 2014, pero ahora ya no me da tanta vergüenza.

Baldur's Gate 3 Wins Game of the Year at the Game Awards

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 09:00:30

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 190 # Comments: 219

Goodbye, clean code (2020)

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 08:12:15

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 375 # Comments: 313

Kagi Search – Paywalled articles indicator and improved weather widget

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-08 06:03:50

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 408 # Comments: 238

Tip of the Day: You Can Select Multiple Tabs, Then Drag Them, in Safari, Chrome, and Firefox

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-08 03:44:00

Jack Wellborn: I just recently discovered that you can select and drag multiple Safari tabs by holding Shift or Command, just as you would to select and drag multiple items in Finder. I had no idea you could do this with tabs. Just like making mu

Apple Quietly Releases MLX, an Open Source Array Framework for Machine Learning on Apple Silicon

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-08 03:43:38

“Quietly” is a much-abused adverb in headlines, but I think apt for this. Apple’s machine learning research team has simply released this new framework on GitHub, with no fanfare: The MLX examples repo has a variety of examples, including: Tra

Idiot Cops Are Spreading Misinformation FUD About NameDrop

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-08 02:58:41

Jason Snell: This is so bizarre. NameDrop is a feature that lets you AirDrop your contact information to someone else. For the feature to work, both phones need to be unlocked and one has to be placed directly over the other. The entire new tap-to-con

Gemini: Google’s New AI Model

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-08 02:37:55

Google: Gemini is also our most flexible model yet — able to efficiently run on everything from data centers to mobile devices. Its state-of-the-art capabilities will significantly enhance the way developers and enterprise customers build and scale wi

Mice Just Passed the Mirror Test. Here’s What That Says About Our Sense of Self

Singularity Hub @ 2023-12-08 00:26:47

Here’s a fun test: Dab some blush onto the forehead of a six-month-old baby and plop them in front of a mirror. They might look at their reflection with curiosity but ignore the rouge. Redo the experiment at two years old. Now they’ll likely furrow their b

iOS 17.2 Adds NameDrop-Like Feature for Sharing Boarding Passes, Movie Tickets, and Other Wallet Items

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-07 23:51:25

Joe Rossignol, MacRumors: Starting with the upcoming iOS 17.2 software update, there is a new NameDrop-like feature that allows an iPhone user to quickly share boarding passes, movie tickets, and other Wallet app passes with another iPhone user. To

Java Weekly, Issue 519

Baeldung @ 2023-12-07 23:32:48

Region pinning for G1, Spring meets CDS, class-file API, new features for Java 22, and tech predictions for 2024. Good stuff.              

Harvard, M.I.T., and Penn Presidents Under Fire After Dodging Questions About Antisemitism

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-07 23:26:09

Stephanie Saul and Anemona Hartocollis, reporting for The New York Times: Support for the presidents of Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania and M.I.T. eroded quickly on Wednesday, after they seemed to evade what seemed like a rather simple questio

We Were Wrong About Online Algorithms

Nautilus blog @ 2023-12-07 23:19:26

Three computer scientists disprove a long-standing idea about imperfect information. The post We Were Wrong About Online Algorithms appeared first on Nautilus .

New Mexico Sues Meta Over CSAM Content on Facebook and Instagram

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-07 21:15:51

Rohan Goswami, reporting for CNBC: Facebook and Instagram created “prime locations” for sexual predators that enabled child sexual abuse, solicitation, and trafficking, New Mexico’s attorney general alleged in a civil suit filed Wednesday against Me

Norman Lear: The Mensch

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-07 20:23:30

Dave Pell, writing at NextDraft about Norman Lear, who died at the ripe age of 101: From his tours of duty during WWII to his sensational, culture changing television creations, to his political activism, to the good, decent, kind life he lived, Norma

OpenAI employees did not want to go work for Microsoft

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-07 19:40:28

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 270 # Comments: 253

Helen Toner shares her side

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-07 19:17:56

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 150 # Comments: 247

Swedish court rules against Tesla in dispute with postal service over deliveries

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-07 19:10:22

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 67 # Comments: 380

Gemini "duck" demo was not done in realtime or with voice

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-07 19:03:42

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 1009 # Comments: 634

New year, new company - 10 additional spots in W24 for late applicants

YC @ 2023-12-07 18:55:00

The end of the year is a time of reflection and when many founders decide it's time to make a change and get serious about their startup. Thus, we are opening up at least 10 additional spots in the W24 batch for companies that apply now via a special appli

Announcing Community Over Code NA 2024

ASF @ 2023-12-07 18:31:32

I am pleased to announce that the Apache Software Foundation will be hosting the next North American Community Over Code event October 7-10, 2024 in Denver, CO. Community Over Code is the annual convention of the ASF, offering a chance for the community t

Hello Developer: December 2023

Apple Developer News and Updates @ 2023-12-07 18:10:39

Welcome to Hello Developer. In this edition: Check out new videos on Game Center and the Journaling Suggestions API, get visionOS guidance straight from the spatial design team, meet three App Store Award winners, peek inside the time capsule that is

Q&A: Spatial design for visionOS

Apple Developer News and Updates @ 2023-12-07 18:10:04

Spatial computing offers unique opportunities and challenges when designing apps and games. At WWDC23, the Apple design team hosted a wide-ranging Q&A to help developers explore designing for visionOS. Here are some highlights from that conversatio

“We’re trying to drive change": Meet three App Store Award-winning teams

Apple Developer News and Updates @ 2023-12-07 18:00:22

Every year, the App Store Awards celebrate exceptional apps that improve people’s lives while showcasing the highest levels of technical innovation, user experience, design, and positive cultural impact. This year’s winners were drawn from a list of

With Ancient Board Game Collection, Klemens Strasser goes back in time

Apple Developer News and Updates @ 2023-12-07 18:00:03

Klemens Strasser will be the first to tell you that prior to launching his Ancient Board Game Collection, he wasn’t especially skilled at Hnefatafl. “Everybody knows chess and everybody knows backgammon,” says the indie developer from his home office i

Nueva perla de Shírov

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2023-12-07 17:26:18

Una vez más, el ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ del ajedrez se lanza al ataque, y se sitúa como el 2º español de la lista mundial, tras Antón

25 hours of Xcode Cloud now included with the Apple Developer Program

Apple Developer News and Updates @ 2023-12-07 17:00:09

Xcode Cloud, the continuous integration and delivery service built into Xcode, accelerates the development and delivery of high-quality apps. It brings together cloud-based tools that help you build apps, run automated tests in parallel, deliver apps to t

Privacy updates for App Store submissions

Apple Developer News and Updates @ 2023-12-07 16:50:36

Third-party SDK privacy manifest and signatures. Third-party software development kits (SDKs) can provide great functionality for apps; they can also have the potential to impact user privacy in ways that aren’t obvious to developers and users. As a rem

Why not reuse passwords?

The Endeavour @ 2023-12-07 16:20:28

Perhaps you’ve heard that you should not reuse passwords but don’t understand why. After all, you have a really good password, one that nobody would ever guess, so why not use it everywhere? Your password is not as good as you think First of a

Swedish Tesla strike goes international as Norwegian and Danish unions join in

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-07 16:12:46

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 260 # Comments: 499

Tesla shares 48V architecture with other automakers

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-07 16:10:30

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 309 # Comments: 466

More on Logical Qubit Study: DARPA-Funded Research Leads to Quantum Computing Advance

The Quantum Insider @ 2023-12-07 16:09:11

Insider Brief Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) releases information on the Harvard, QuEra, MIT, NIST/University Of Maryland advance in logical qubits. The research team was engaged in DARPA’s Optimization with Noisy Intermediate-Scale Q

She Studies How Addiction Hijacks Learning in the Brain

Quanta Magazine @ 2023-12-07 16:01:08

Erin Calipari works to understand how drugs like opioids and cocaine alter learning circuits and neurochemistry in one of the country's epicenters of substance use disorder and addiction. The post She Studies How Addiction Hijacks Learning in

The most popular TED Talks of 2023 — and inspiration for 2024

TED Blog @ 2023-12-07 16:00:13

As 2023 draws to a close, join us in reflecting on a year brimming with inspiring ideas and transformative insights from the TED stage. Our end-of-year playlists feature talks that capture the essence of the year’s challenges and triumphs — and offer

In C++, how can I make a default parameter be the this pointer of the caller?

old new thing @ 2023-12-07 16:00:00

Again, you can't, but you can fake it. The post In C++, how can I make a default parameter be the <CODE>this</CODE> pointer of the caller? appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Meta's new AI image generator was trained on 1.1B Instagram and FB photos

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-07 15:57:23

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 336 # Comments: 214

Purple Llama: Towards open trust and safety in generative AI

Hacker News 200 @ 2023-12-07 15:35:47

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 337 # Comments: 311

P5 Report

Not Even Wrong @ 2023-12-07 15:33:02

There is a HEPAP meeting going on today, with release of the long-awaited P5 report prioritizing future HEP spending. The report is available here now, to be officially unveiled later in the day and discussed at the HEPAP meeting. The … Continue rea

Queen of the Mob

Nautilus blog @ 2023-12-07 15:05:54

Meerkats are famous for their teamwork, but it’s enforced by a matriarch with an iron fist. The post Queen of the Mob appeared first on Nautilus .

The world’s sneakiest substitution

The Endeavour @ 2023-12-07 15:03:06

Something that seems like an isolated trick may turn out to be much more important. This is the case with a change of variables discovered by Karl Weierstrass. Every calculus student learns a handful of standard techniques: u-substitutions, partial fracti

Kotlin for WebAssembly Goes Alpha

Kotlin Blog @ 2023-12-07 13:56:36

Kotlin/Wasm, the newest Kotlin Multiplatform target platform, has reached Alpha status! Here’s what you need to know about this change at a glance: Get started with Kotlin/Wasm WebAssembly: The newest Kotlin Multiplatform target WebAssembly is establishing

Kotlin for WebAssembly Goes Alpha

Kotlin news @ 2023-12-07 13:56:36

Kotlin/Wasm, the newest Kotlin Multiplatform target platform, has reached Alpha status! Here’s what you need to know about this change at a glance: Get started with Kotlin/Wasm WebAssembly: The newest Kotlin Multiplatform target WebAssembly is establishing

Riverlane Partners With Infleqtion And Nüvü Camēras to Help Quantum Computers ‘See’ Their Qubits

The Quantum Insider @ 2023-12-07 13:28:05

Insider Brief UK and Canadian companies are coming together to develop the imaging systems to measure qubit states. The partnership includes Riverlane, Infleqtion and Nüvü Camēras. These imaging systems are critical to help quantum computers scale for m

The Value of Repaying Good Technical Debt

InfoQ @ 2023-12-07 12:30:00

Bad technical debt is the stuff that has been lingering around; teams need to work around it or fix the fallout as a consequence of this bad technical debt. Good technical debt is intentional, enables benefits for the organisation, and is controlled. Tea

How to be an atheist in medieval Europe

AEON @ 2023-12-07 12:01:00

Digging into the pre-history of atheism, the historian Alec Ryrie finds its roots in medieval incredulity and resentments - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

The rights of the dead

AEON @ 2023-12-07 12:00:00

From the Irish Giant to the Ancient One, is it ever ethical for scientists and museums to study bodies without permission? - by Anita Guerrini Read at Aeon

Amazon Unveils Titan AI Image Generator

InfoQ @ 2023-12-07 11:17:00

Amazon unveiled Titan Image Generator, currently in preview for AWS customers on Bedrock, Amazon's AI development platform. As a member of Amazon's Titan family of generative AI models, Titan Image Generator has the capability to generate new images base

AWS Introduces Amazon CloudFront KeyValueStore: a Low Latency Datastore for CloudFront Functions

InfoQ @ 2023-12-07 11:00:00

AWS recently announced Amazon CloudFront KeyValueStore, a secure global low-latency key-value datastore that allows read access from within CloudFront Functions, enabling advanced customizable logic at the CloudFront edge locations. By Steef-Jan Wigger

OCI Database: Oracle Embraces PostgreSQL

InfoQ @ 2023-12-07 06:26:00

Oracle has recently announced the general availability of OCI Database with PostgreSQL version 14.9. With the first managed PostgreSQL service available on Oracle Cloud, all cloud providers now offer a PostgreSQL-compatible managed option. By Renato Lo

IBM Is Planning to Build Its First Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computer by 2029

Singularity Hub @ 2023-12-07 01:50:45

This week, IBM announced a pair of shiny new quantum computers. The company’s Condor processor is the first quantum chip of its kind with over 1,000 qubits, a feat that would have made big headlines just a few years ago. But earlier this year, a star

Announcing Rust 1.74.1

Rust blog @ 2023-12-07 01:00:00

The Rust team has published a new point release of Rust, 1.74.1. Rust is a programming language that is empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software. If you have a previous version of Rust installed via rustup, getting Rust 1.74.1 is as

f(g(x)) versus g(f(x))

The Endeavour @ 2023-12-07 00:28:50

I stumbled upon a theorem today that I feel like I’ve needed in the past, though I can’t remember any particular applications. I’m writing it up here as a note to my future self should the need reappear. The theorem gives sufficient cond

What Gets Enemies to Negotiate

Nautilus blog @ 2023-12-06 23:18:16

The value of anger, guilt, and future thinking for finding common ground. The post What Gets Enemies to Negotiate appeared first on Nautilus .

23andMe Confirms Hackers Stole Ancestry Data on 6.9 Million Users

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 22:50:44

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, reporting for TechCrunch: On Friday, genetic testing company 23andMe announced that hackers accessed the personal data of 0.1% of customers, or about 14,000 individuals . The company also said that by accessing those ac

Apple Requires Only a Subpoena to Turn Over Push Notification Tokens to Law Enforcement; Google Requires a Court Order

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 22:21:41

Drew Harwell, reporting for The Washington Post: Apple said in a statement that “the federal government had prohibited us from sharing any information” about the requests and now that the method had become public, it was updating its upcoming transpar

Tesla’s Pigeon

Nautilus blog @ 2023-12-06 22:12:37

An inventor, a bird, and a plan to connect all the minds in the world. The post Tesla’s Pigeon appeared first on Nautilus .

Senator Ron Wyden: Governments Are Spying on Apple and Google Users Through Push Notifications

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 21:58:58

Raphael Satter, reporting for Reuters: Unidentified governments are surveilling smartphone users via their apps’ push notifications, a U.S. senator warned on Wednesday. In a letter to the Department of Justice , Senator Ron Wyden said foreign officia

Harvard, QuEra, MIT and the NIST/University of Maryland Usher in New Era of Quantum Computing by Performing Complex, Error-Corrected Quantum Algorithms on 48 Logical Qubits

The Quantum Insider @ 2023-12-06 21:35:55

Insider Brief Harvard announced a significant breakthrough published in the scientific journal Nature. The researchers successfully executed large-scale algorithms on an error-corrected quantum computer with 48 logical qubits and hundreds of entangling

The Standalone iTunes Movies and TV Shows Apps Are Discontinued in tvOS 17.2

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 21:31:54

Benjamin Mayo, 9to5Mac: As first reported in October , Apple will discontinue the standalone iTunes Movies and iTunes TV Shows apps on the Apple TV box, starting with tvOS 17.2 The warning message seen above has started appearing in the release candi

Gurman Predicts Big March for Apple: New iPads Pro and Air, M3 MacBook Airs, and New iPad Peripherals

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 21:13:40

Mark Gurman, reporting for Bloomberg: The iPad Air, which is the company’s mid-tier tablet, currently comes with a 10.9-inch screen. For next year’s release, the company will add a version that’s about 12.9 inches, matching the size of what’s currentl

Qubit Pharmaceuticals, Sorbonne University Simulate Quantum Calculations of More Than 40 Qubits on Conventional Computers

The Quantum Insider @ 2023-12-06 19:19:14

Insider Brief Qubit Pharmaceuticals’  Hyperion-1 emulator demonstrates running accelerated and accurate quantum algorithms at over 40 qubits. The device was developed in close collaboration with Sorbonne University. The company hopes Hyperion-1 ca

Do We Need to Formalize?

Computational Complexity @ 2023-12-06 19:12:00

Back in the 1990s I explored the system Nuprl  for formalizing mathematical proofs. We had a  theoretical paper  on quickly checking a proof and I wanted to see if we could code it up and make it work on some simple theorems. It never went

Enterprise Apache Kafka Cluster Strategies: Insights and Best Practices

Confluent @ 2023-12-06 18:37:37

Learn architecture and team structure best practices, cost considerations, and more to consider when making the shift from siloed data streaming apps to a centralized platform.

Bloomberg: ‘Apple Set to Avoid EU Crackdown Over iMessage Service’

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 18:34:11

Samuel Stolton, reporting for Bloomberg: * Apple Inc.’s iMessage service looks set to win a carve out from new European Union antitrust rules to rein in Big Tech platforms after watchdogs tentatively concluded that it isn’t popular enough with busine

Harvard-led Team of Scientists Achieve Record With Algorithm Execution on 48 Logical Qubits

The Quantum Insider @ 2023-12-06 17:12:45

Insider Brief Scientists say they ran a complex, large-scale programs on an error-corrected quantum computer using 48 logical qubits. The work, published in Nature, represents a significant milestone in the transition to practical quantum computing, the

Measuring the Distances to Galaxies With Space Telescopes

Nasa Webb @ 2023-12-06 17:00:52

One of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope’s science goals is to understand how galaxies in the early universe formed and evolved into much larger galaxies like our own Milky Way. This goal requires that we identify samples of galaxies at different moments i

Narayanan toma el mando

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2023-12-06 16:58:03

Impresionante miniatura del líder de El Llobregat a falta de tres rondas contra un rival fortísimo en un esquema muy analizado

Airbus And BMW Group Launch Quantum Computing Competition to Tackle Their Most Pressing Mobility Challenges

The Quantum Insider @ 2023-12-06 16:56:43

Insider Brief Airbus and BMW Group are launching “The Quantum Mobility Quest” to tackle challenges in the aviation and automotive industries that have remained insurmountable for classical computers. This challenge is the first-of-its-kind, bringing tog

‘A-Team’ of Math Proves a Critical Link Between Addition and Sets

Quanta Magazine @ 2023-12-06 16:40:14

A team of four prominent mathematicians, including two Fields medalists, proved a conjecture described as a “holy grail of additive combinatorics.” The post ‘A-Team’ of Math Proves a Critical Link Between Addition and Sets first appeared on

A (simple) classical algorithm for estimating Betti numbers

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-06 16:32:59

Quantum 7, 1202 (2023). We describe a simple algorithm for estimating the $k$-th normalized Betti number of a simplicial complex over $n$ elements using the path integral Monte Carlo method. For a general simpl

Improving the performance of twin-field quantum key distribution with advantage distillation technology

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-06 16:19:42

Quantum 7, 1201 (2023). In this work, we apply the advantage distillation method to improve the performance of a practical twin-field quantum key distribution system under collective attack. Compared with the p

Introducing Gemini: our largest and most capable AI model

Deepmind @ 2023-12-06 16:13:00

Making AI more helpful for everyone

Re-founding, reInventing and the Future of AWS

tecosystems @ 2023-12-06 16:07:38

Four weeks ago at the company’s Universe event, in a move that proved controversial in some corners, GitHub CEO Thomas Dohmke announced that the company was now “re-founded on Copilot.” This was a bold statement that some apparently viewe

Re-founding, reInventing and the Future of AWS

Sogrady @ 2023-12-06 16:07:38

Four weeks ago at the company’s Universe event, in a move that proved controversial in some corners, GitHub CEO Thomas Dohmke announced that the company was now “re-founded on Copilot.” This was a bold statement that some apparently viewe

In C++, how can I make a member function default parameter depend on this?

old new thing @ 2023-12-06 16:00:00

You can't, but you can fake it. The post In C++, how can I make a member function default parameter depend on <CODE>this</CODE>? appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Entanglement dynamics in U(1) symmetric hybrid quantum automaton circuits

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-06 15:33:21

Quantum 7, 1200 (2023). We study the entanglement dynamics of quantum automaton (QA) circuits in the presence of U(1) symmetry. We find that the second Rényi entropy grows diffusively with a logarithmic correct

Upper bounds on key rates in device-independent quantum key distribution based on convex-combination attacks

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-06 15:23:35

Quantum 7, 1199 (2023). The device-independent framework constitutes the most pragmatic approach to quantum protocols that does not put any trust in their implementations. It requires all claims, about e.g. sec

La carrera por la Luna: el retorno

brucknerite @ 2023-12-06 13:46:00

La evolución del sistema de lanzamiento Starship de SpaceX lo ha puesto justo en medio del camino crítico de NASA para el programa Artemisa. ¿Qué significa esto?

Decoding ancestral knowledge

AEON @ 2023-12-06 12:01:00

How ancient Hawaiian ways of understanding the natural world led to a scientific breakthrough for managing local waterways - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

Un año con Tuxedo

Blog de Antonio Vieiro @ 2023-12-06 11:00:00

Cómo pasa el tiempo, ya hace un año que tengo mi Tuxedo Aura Gen2, que es un portátil fantástico. Resumo la experiencia.

High-performance repetition cat code using fast noisy operations

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-06 10:57:20

Quantum 7, 1198 (2023). Bosonic cat qubits stabilized by two-photon driven dissipation benefit from exponential suppression of bit-flip errors and an extensive set of gates preserving this protection. These pro

curl 8.5.0 @ 2023-12-06 08:25:22

Release presentation Numbers the 253rd release2 changes56 days (total: 9,392)188 bug-fixes (total: 9,734)266 commits (total: 31,427)0 new public libcurl function (total: 93)0 new curl_easy_setopt() option (total: 303)0 new curl command line option (total:

Amazon S3 Introduces High-Performance Storage Class

InfoQ @ 2023-12-06 07:52:00

During the recent re:Invent conference, AWS announced the general availability of S3 Express One Zone, a high-performance, single-AZ storage class that provides single-digit millisecond data access. Reducing request costs, the new storage class is design

This Week in Rust 524

This Week in Rust @ 2023-12-06 06:00:00

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? Tag us at @ThisWee

Thieves Rob D.C. Uber Eats Driver, Steal Her Car, But Reject Android Phone

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 04:03:04

Carl Willis, reporting for ABC 7News in Washington D.C.: “As soon as he parked the car two masked gentlemen came up to him, armed,” she said. “They robbed him, took everything he had in his pockets, took the keys to my truck and got in and pulled off.

Bending Spoons, the Parent Company That Now Owns — and Laid Off the Staff of — Filmic

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 03:21:41

The Impassioned Moderate, a year ago: News came out a few weeks ago that Bending Spoons , a consumer app studio, raised a massive $340 million round of financing. The press gushed about it: “ Hollywood star, tech execs invest in Italian start-up Bend

Kino: Forthcoming Video Camera App for iPhone From the Makers of Halide

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 02:54:41

The timing is surely coincidental with regard to the news about Filmic , but, as they say, fortune favors the prepared.  ★ 

Filmic’s Entire Staff Laid Off by Parent Company Bending Spoons

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 02:48:32

Jaron Schneider, reporting for PetaPixel: Filmic , or FiLMiC as written by the brand, no longer has any dedicated staff as parent company Bending Spoons has laid off the entire team including the company’s founder and CEO, PetaPixel has learned. Co

India Is Considering EU-Style Charger Rules That Would Block Older iPhones From Sale

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 02:32:59

Aditya Kalra and Munsif Vengattil, reporting for Reuters from New Delhi: India wants to implement a European Union rule that will require smartphones to have a universal USB-C charging port, and has been in talks with manufacturers about introducing

An AppleScript for Safari: Split Tabs to New Window

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 02:09:19

I finally got around to scratching a longstanding itch. I’m an inveterate web browser tab hoarder, and a scenario I frequently encounter is wanting to move the most recent (typically, rightmost) tabs into a new window all by themselves. Let’s say, for exa

JEP 457: Streamlining Java Development with the Class-File API

InfoQ @ 2023-12-06 01:01:00

JEP 457, Class-File API (Preview), has been Integrated into JDK 22, proposing a new API for parsing, generating, and transforming Java class files. This API will initially replace ASM within the JDK with plans for a public API. Goetz, the Java language a

Run a Node Grants Round Grantee Announcement

Ethereum blog @ 2023-12-06 01:00:00

The Run A Node Grants Round wanted to reach different users exploring blockchain, learning, community efforts, and research purposes. The aim of this round was to encourage the exploration of a diverse range of ideas for operating nodes beyond running a va

iCloud Advanced Data Protection Uptake Amongst DF Readers

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-06 00:02:34

Back in August I ran a poll on Mastodon, asking my followers if they have iCloud Advanced Data Protection enabled. iCloud Advanced Data Protection was announced two years ago this week, alongside support for security keys (e.g. Yubico ). The results, f

My 3 Greatest Revelations

Nautilus blog @ 2023-12-05 22:15:39

The author on writing her new book, “Uncertain: The Wisdom and Wonder of Being Unsure.” The post My 3 Greatest Revelations appeared first on Nautilus .

Head of TED Chris Anderson publishing new book, “Infectious Generosity”

TED Blog @ 2023-12-05 22:00:21

In the face of the world’s daunting problems, our kindness can seem pretty inadequate. But what if there were a way to turbocharge it? We live in the connected age. What would it take for kindness to go viral? This is the question Head of TED Chris A

Getting Started with Istio on Amazon EKS

AWS Open Source News @ 2023-12-05 21:49:50

In the dynamic landscape of modern architecture, making microservices work seamlessly in the cloud can be a puzzle. The transition to microservices often brings complexities related to traffic management, security, and observability. This is where Istio st

[Sponsor] Obsidian

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-05 21:30:15

Obsidian is a flexible writing and note-taking app that adapts to the way you think. Download Obsidian. Obsidian helps you create connections between your notes so you can organize your thoughts. Link anything and everything — ideas, people, places, b

AWS Announces Finch 1.0, an Open Source Client for Container Development

InfoQ @ 2023-12-05 21:30:00

Recently, AWS announced the general availability of Finch, an open-source tool that aims to simplify container development on macOS. Finch allows users to build, run, and publish Linux containers on their macOS, and interact with container registries suc

‘The Lost Voice’

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-05 21:28:43

One of Apple’s latest accessibility features is Personal Voice  — for people who are “at risk of voice loss or have a condition that can progressively impact your voice”, Personal Voice lets you create a voice that sounds like you. The Lost Voice is

First Trailer for ‘Grand Theft Auto VI’

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-05 20:28:10

Three thoughts: I did not expect to hear a Tom Petty song in a GTA trailer, but I love it. It works. (Hard to escape the feeling though that the Petty estate is willing to sell songs in ways Petty himself wouldn’t have.) The game looks amazing.

HttpSecurity vs. WebSecurity in Spring Security

Baeldung @ 2023-12-05 17:49:36

In this tutorial, we learn the difference between HttpSecurity and WebSecurity in Spring.              

ASF Project Spotlight: Apache APISIX 

ASF @ 2023-12-05 16:51:37

Q: Can you tell us a bit about the project such as when it was started and why?  A: Apache APISIX is a dynamic, real-time, and high-performance API gateway. The project started in 2019 to help enterprises solve new problems in cloud-native and micros

The (Often) Overlooked Experiment That Revealed the Quantum World

Quanta Magazine @ 2023-12-05 16:33:08

A century ago, the Stern-Gerlach experiment established the truth of quantum mechanics. Now it’s being used to probe the clash of quantum theory and gravity. The post The (Often) Overlooked Experiment That Revealed the Quantum World first app

New design and technology consultations now available

Apple Developer News and Updates @ 2023-12-05 16:00:09

Have questions on designing your app or implementing a technology? We’re here to help you find answers, no matter where you are in your development journey. One-on-one consultations with Apple experts in December — and newly published dates in January

What was the code name for 64-bit Windows?

old new thing @ 2023-12-05 16:00:00

Sundown, which was a hidden jab at the competition. The post What was the code name for 64-bit Windows? appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Fitting quantum noise models to tomography data

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-05 15:24:52

Quantum 7, 1197 (2023). The presence of noise is currently one of the main obstacles to achieving large-scale quantum computation. Strategies to characterise and understand noise processes in quantum hardware a

Entanglement-efficient bipartite-distributed quantum computing

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-05 15:12:02

Quantum 7, 1196 (2023). In noisy intermediate-scale quantum computing, the limited scalability of a single quantum processing unit (QPU) can be extended through distributed quantum computing (DQC), in which one

Get your apps ready for the holidays

Apple Developer News and Updates @ 2023-12-05 15:00:17

The busiest season on the App Store is almost here! Make sure your apps and games are up to date and ready in advance of the upcoming holidays. We’ll remain open throughout the season and look forward to accepting your submissions. On average, 90% of subm

Stability AI Open-Sources Video Generation Model Stable Video Diffusion

InfoQ @ 2023-12-05 15:00:00

Stability AI released the code and model weights for Stable Video Diffusion (SVD), a video generation AI model. When given an input image as context, the model can generate 25 video frames at a resolution of 576x1024 pixels. By Anthony Alford

Rounding Up a Number to Nearest Multiple of 5 in Java

Baeldung @ 2023-12-05 14:26:22

Explore multiplе mеthods for rounding up a numbеr to thе nеarеst multiplе of 5 in Java.              

All the Ways Java Uses the Colon Character

Baeldung @ 2023-12-05 14:10:44

Learn how Java uses the colon character in a variety of different ways.              

How to Convert JsonNode to ObjectNode

Baeldung @ 2023-12-05 14:07:25

A quick guide to converting JsonNode to ObjectNode in Jackson               Comments In reply to fantaman. Thanks, we'll update this example. by Loredana Crusoveanu What's the point of this

Addressing Orphaned Pods on Netflix’s Titus Container Platform

InfoQ @ 2023-12-05 13:00:00

Netflix's engineering team disclosed the investigation, identification, and resolution of the issue about "orphaned" pods causing inconvenience to engineers on Titus, shedding light on the journey from kernel panics to Kubernetes (k8s) and ultimately pro

Yuffa, a muy alto nivel

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2023-12-05 12:32:55

El siberiano, con bandera española desde 2021, empatado en el 2º puesto de El Llobregat tras la 5ª ronda, firma una victoria excelsa

Forging philosophy

AEON @ 2023-12-05 12:00:00

A 17th-century classic of Ethiopian philosophy might be a fake. Does it matter, or is that just how philosophy works? - by Jonathan Egid Read at Aeon

JHipster 8 Upgrades to Spring Boot 3, Hibernate 6.2, Node 18 LTS, Vue 3 and Angular 16

InfoQ @ 2023-12-05 06:05:00

JHipster - the web and microservices applications generator - released its 8th version on November 2nd. Starting with this version Hashicorp Consul will be the default service discovery mechanism, devcontainer will be available and each application that

Retrieving Unix Time in Java

Baeldung @ 2023-12-05 02:11:06

In this tutorial, we learn how to retrieve Unix time values in Java.              

Working With HarperDB and Java

Baeldung @ 2023-12-05 01:51:57

Discover Java's support for HarperDB, a high-performing flexible NoSQL database with the power of SQL.              

Convert an XML File to CSV File

Baeldung @ 2023-12-05 01:47:39

Learn how to quickly convert XML files to CSV using Java              

Software Applications Incorporated

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-04 23:55:35

You’ve probably seen Infinite Mac , the web-based emulator of classic Mac OS, before. But Software Inc. — a new company from some of the people behind Workflow , which became Shortcuts after acquisition by Apple — used it to create their company website


Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-04 23:32:25

My thanks to Kolide for sponsoring last week at DF. Getting OS updates installed on end user devices should be easy. After all, it’s one of the simplest yet most impactful ways that every employee can practice good security. On top of that, every MDM solu

Brain Implant Sparks Remarkable Recovery in Patients With Severe Brain Injury

Singularity Hub @ 2023-12-04 23:15:31

At 21 years old, a young woman’s life was turned upside down after suffering a blow to the head and severe brain injury during a devastating traffic accident. She’s been living with the consequences ever since, struggling to focus long enough to complete s

OpenSSL 3.2 Brings Support for QUIC, Windows Certificate Store, and More

InfoQ @ 2023-12-04 23:00:00

The latest version of OpenSSL, OpenSSL 3.2.0, brings significant new features, including client support for QUIC, new digital signature algorithms, new certificate compression options, SSL/TLS security level increase, and more. By Sergio De Simone

Constellations in Mathematica

The Endeavour @ 2023-12-04 21:41:52

Mathematica has data on stars and constellations. Here is Mathematica code to create a list of constellations, sorted by the declination (essentially latitude on the celestial sphere) of the brightest star in the constellation. constellations = EntityList

A Peculiar Fish and an Evolutionary Mystery

Nautilus blog @ 2023-12-04 21:08:18

What we can learn from the macabre diets of a curious species of cichlids. The post A Peculiar Fish and an Evolutionary Mystery appeared first on Nautilus .

Introducing Data Portal in Stream Governance

Confluent @ 2023-12-04 17:01:11

Learn how to build and launch streaming apps faster with Data Portal, the developer-friendly, self-service UI to find, understand, and enrich all of your data streams.

An Easy-Sounding Problem Yields Numbers Too Big for Our Universe

Quanta Magazine @ 2023-12-04 16:59:09

Researchers prove that navigating certain systems of vectors is among the most complex computational problems. The post An Easy-Sounding Problem Yields Numbers Too Big for Our Universe first appeared on Quanta Magazine

Shírov no deja de ser Shírov

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2023-12-04 16:59:05

El español firma, a los 51 años, una de sus típicas partidas de ataque con brillantez y precisión, y sigue invicto en El Llobregat

Java News Roundup: JDK 22, Spring CVEs, Liberica JDK, JDKMon 21, Jupyter for Java, Gradle 8.5

InfoQ @ 2023-12-04 16:30:00

This week's Java roundup for November 27th, 2023, features news from OpenJDK, JDK 22, Jakarta Data 1.0-M2, JNoSQL 1.0.3, LibericaJDK, Spring CVEs, Spring Shell 3.2.0-RC1, Quarkus 3.6, Open Liberty 23.0.12-beta, Helidon 4.0.1, Hibernate Reactive 2.2, Hibe

Recovery With Incomplete Knowledge: Fundamental Bounds on Real-Time Quantum Memories

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-04 16:07:51

Quantum 7, 1195 (2023). The recovery of fragile quantum states from decoherence is the basis of building a quantum memory, with applications ranging from quantum communications to quantum computing. Many recove

What is a static chain pointer in the context of calling convention ABI?

old new thing @ 2023-12-04 16:00:00

Buried in the System V Application Binary Interface. The post What is a static chain pointer in the context of calling convention ABI? appeared first on The Old New Thing .

News Digest: Kotlin Multiplatform Special

Kotlin Blog @ 2023-12-04 14:35:13

November has been a busy and eventful month with a lot of exciting news and many updates in the Kotlin Multiplatform ecosystem. Catch up on all the highlights in our digest. Kotlin Developer Survey We want to hear from Kotlin developers! Help us make Kotli

News Digest: Kotlin Multiplatform Special

Kotlin news @ 2023-12-04 14:35:13

November has been a busy and eventful month with a lot of exciting news and many updates in the Kotlin Multiplatform ecosystem. Catch up on all the highlights in our digest. Kotlin Developer Survey We want to hear from Kotlin developers! Help us make Kotli

Understanding the interplay of entanglement and nonlocality: motivating and developing a new branch of entanglement theory

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-04 14:15:40

Quantum 7, 1194 (2023). A standard approach to quantifying resources is to determine which operations on the resources are freely available, and to deduce the partial order over resources that is induced by the

LinkedIn Migrates Espresso to HTTP2 and Reduces Connections by 88% and Latency by 75%

InfoQ @ 2023-12-04 14:00:00

LinkedIn was able to dramatically improve the scalability and performance of its Espresso database by migrating it from HTTP1.1 to HTTP2, resulting in a reduction in the number of connections, latency, and garbage collection times. To achieve these gains

The quartic Blochnium: an anharmonic quasicharge superconducting qubit

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-04 13:59:13

Quantum 7, 1193 (2023). The quasicharge superconducting qubit realizes the dual of the transmon and shows strong robustness to flux and charge fluctuations thanks to a very large inductance closed on a Josephso

Differentiable matrix product states for simulating variational quantum computational chemistry

Quantum Journal @ 2023-12-04 13:08:03

Quantum 7, 1192 (2023). Quantum Computing is believed to be the ultimate solution for quantum chemistry problems. Before the advent of large-scale, fully fault-tolerant quantum computers, the variational quantu

The secrets of the world’s most famous symphony

AEON @ 2023-12-04 12:01:00

More than just catchy, Beethoven’s Fifth is a true Romantic masterwork that channelled self-expression and inner turmoil - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon


AEON @ 2023-12-04 12:00:00

Devon, 1970s: I’m a rector’s son, hanging out with Boz the biker. My life is about to open up – what does it promise for him? - by Tim Pears Read at Aeon

Adjoint School 2024

John Carlos Baez @ 2023-12-04 11:00:42

Are you interested in applying category-theoretic methods to problems outside of pure mathematics? Apply to the Adjoint School! Apply here. And do it soon. • December 31, 2023. Application Due. • February – May, 2024. Learning Seminar. &#

Adjoint School 2024

Physics Phorums @ 2023-12-04 11:00:42

Are you interested in applying category-theoretic methods to problems outside of pure mathematics? Apply to the Adjoint School! Apply here. And do it soon. • December 31, 2023. Application Due. • February – May, 2024. Learning Seminar. &#

El viaje del conocimiento

brucknerite @ 2023-12-04 10:00:00

Mi amigo @javierfpanadero ha publicado un libro nuevo. En «El viaje del conocimiento», Panadero nos propone una serie de preguntas resbaladizas…

Catch Common Mistakes with Error Prone Library in Java

Baeldung @ 2023-12-04 08:29:45

Explore the functionalities of the Error Prone library, from installation to customization, and the benefits it offers in enhancing code quality and robustness.              

Resolving Gson’s “Multiple JSON Fields” Exception

Baeldung @ 2023-12-04 08:21:04

Discuss the causes for a tricky yet ultimately fixable IllegalArgumentException we can encounter when using Gson              

Check if a double Is an Integer in Java

Baeldung @ 2023-12-04 08:04:01

Explore the various techniques available to check whether a double is, in fact, a mathematical integer.               Comments I think the 4th section “Casting the double to int” should ... by f

Bliki: DiffDebugging

Martin Fowler @ 2023-12-04 06:00:00

Regression bugs are newly appeared bugs in features of the software that have been around for a while. When hunting them, it usually valuable to figure out which change in the software caused them to appear. Looking at that change can give invaluable clue

Where do Non-Primitive Recursive Functions come up NATURALLY?

Computational Complexity @ 2023-12-04 02:41:00

The following is a conversation between Clyde Kruskal and Bill Gasarch. CLYDE:  Bill, a student, Ian Roberts,  asked me if there are any non-primitive recursive functions that people actually want to compute. (See  here  for a definit

Are We Ready to Head to Mars? Not So Fast.

Singularity Hub @ 2023-12-03 16:00:16

In August 1998, 700 people came to Boulder, Colorado to attend the founding convention of the Mars Society. The group’s cofounder and president, Robert Zubrin, extolled the virtues of sending humans to Mars to terraform the planet and establish a human col

How to Convert Byte Array to Char Array

Baeldung @ 2023-12-03 15:23:34

Learn how to convert bytе arrays to charactеr arrays in Java while managing various data manipulation tasks.              

Fogonazo de Pichot

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2023-12-03 11:50:41

El hispano-argentino firma una victoria muy instructiva sobre un ataque típico contra la Defensa Francesa, y lo remata con gran belleza

The Talk Show: ‘The Blurry Edge of Acceptable’

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-02 22:44:22

Nilay Patel returns to the show. Topics include the iPhones 15, journalism in the age of AI, and what it’s like to have Barack Obama on your podcast. Sponsored by: Trade Coffee : Let’s coffee better. Get a free bag of fresh coffee with any Trad

Maybe It Was a Panoramic Photo

Daring Fireball @ 2023-12-02 22:40:22

Faruk Korkmaz posits a seemingly likely explanation for that “computational photography glitch in a bridal shop” photo : it was taken in Panoramic mode. The subject claims it wasn’t a Panoramic mode photo, but she didn’t snap the photo, and if a photo ta

222nd Carnival of Mathematics

The Endeavour @ 2023-12-02 19:15:18

A blog carnival is a round up of recent blog posts. The Carnival of Mathematics is a long-running carnival of blog posts on mathematical topics. This is the 222nd edition of the carnival. Facts about 222 By longstanding tradition, the nth Carnival of Math

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through December 2)

Singularity Hub @ 2023-12-02 19:00:06

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE When AI Unplugs, All Bets Are Off Matthew Smith | IEEE Spectrum “The next great chatbot will run at lighting speed on your laptop PC—no internet connection required. …Every big name in consumer tech, from Apple to Q