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Proteins In Blood Could Provide Early Cancer Warning 'By More Than Seven Years'

slashdot @ 2024-05-18 05:30:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Proteins in the blood could warn people of cancer more than seven years before it is diagnosed, according to research [published in the journal Nature Communications]. Scientists at the University of O

Delta, the Emulator App, Changes Logo After Suggestion From Adobe Lawyers

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-18 03:41:48

This is one of those stories with no bad guy. Delta’s icon/logo was clearly supposed to represent an uppercase Greek delta (Δ). Adobe’s logo is even more clearly an uppercase A . But Delta’s Δ really does look too much like Adobe’s A . If I were an Ad

Utah Locals Are Getting Cheap 10 Gbps Fiber Thanks To Local Governments

slashdot @ 2024-05-18 03:25:00

Karl Bode writes via Techdirt: Tired of being underserved and overbilled by shitty regional broadband monopolies, back in 2002 a coalition of local Utah governments formed UTOPIA -- (the Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency). The inter-local a

Sam Alito Flew Seditionist Flag Outside His House in 2021

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-18 02:47:31

Jodi Kantor, reporting for The New York Times: After the 2020 presidential election, as some Trump supporters falsely claimed that President Biden had stolen the office, many of them displayed a startling symbol outside their homes, on their cars and

WD Rolls Out New 2.5-Inch HDDs For the First Time In 7 Years

slashdot @ 2024-05-18 01:20:00

Western Digital has unveiled new 6TB external hard drives -- "the first new capacity point for this hard drive drive form factor in about seven years," reports Tom's Hardware. "There is a catch, though: the HDD is slow and will unlikely fit into any mobile

Palantir's First-Ever AI Warfare Conference

slashdot @ 2024-05-18 00:40:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian, written by Caroline Haskins: On May 7th and 8th in Washington, D.C., the city's biggest convention hall welcomed America's military-industrial complex, its top technology companies and its most outspok

Ex-OpenAI staff must sign lifetime no-criticism contract or forfeit all equity

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-18 00:34:51

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 398 # Comments: 5

OpenAI Strikes Reddit Deal To Train Its AI On Your Posts

slashdot @ 2024-05-18 00:00:00

Emilia David reports via The Verge: OpenAI has signed a deal for access to real-time content from Reddit's data API, which means it can surface discussions from the site within ChatGPT and other new products. It's an agreement similar to the one Reddit sig

France Bans TikTok In New Caledonia

slashdot @ 2024-05-17 23:20:00

In what's marked as an EU first, the French government has blocked TikTok in its territory of New Caledonia amid widespread pro-independence protests. Politico reports: A French draft law, passed Monday, would let citizens vote in local elections after 10

A Model Toadlet

Nautilus blog @ 2024-05-17 22:40:40

A tiny, charismatic frog in Brazil is revealing secrets of a killer fungus. The post A Model Toadlet appeared first on Nautilus .

SEC: Financial Orgs Have 30 Days To Send Data Breach Notifications

slashdot @ 2024-05-17 22:40:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BleepingComputer: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted amendments to Regulation S-P that require certain financial institutions to disclose data breach incidents to impacted individuals within 30

How to Compile Java to WASM (Web Assembly)

Baeldung @ 2024-05-17 22:38:39

Explore WASM and find an overview of the tools for converting Java code into WebAssembly.              

Extract Text From a HTML Tag with Regex

Baeldung @ 2024-05-17 22:35:59

Explore different approaches to extracting text from HTML tags in Java.              

How to Set JVM Arguments in IntelliJ IDEA?

Baeldung @ 2024-05-17 22:27:04

IntelliJ allows us to configure the JVM it uses for development and debugging. We look at how to set these configurations and how to share them with the team.              

The Difference Between doAnswer() and thenReturn() in Mockito

Baeldung @ 2024-05-17 22:25:20

Explore the usage of Mockito's doAnswer() and thenReturn() stubbing techniques              

How to Make Multiple REST Calls in CompletableFuture

Baeldung @ 2024-05-17 22:09:26

This tutorial demonstrates using Java's CompletableFuture to efficiently retrieve data from multiple REST APIs concurrently, enhancing response times and scalability in microservices.              

Canada Security Intelligence Chief Warns China Can Use TikTok To Spy on Users

slashdot @ 2024-05-17 22:01:00

The head of Canada's Security Intelligence Service warned Canadians against using video app TikTok, saying data gleaned from its users "is available to the government of China," CBC News reported on Friday. From a report: "My answer as director of the Cana

Robert Dennard, Inventor of DRAM, Dies At 91

slashdot @ 2024-05-17 21:22:00

necro81 writes: Robert Dennard was working at IBM in the 1960s when he invented a way to store one bit using a single transistor and capacitor. The technology became dynamic random access memory (DRAM), which when implemented using the emerging technology

Two Students Uncover Security Bug That Could Let Millions Do Their Laundry For Free

slashdot @ 2024-05-17 20:40:00

Two university students discovered a security flaw in over a million internet-connected laundry machines operated by CSC ServiceWorks, allowing users to avoid payment and add unlimited funds to their accounts. The students, Alexander Sherbrooke and Iakov T

Thinking out loud about 2nd-gen email

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-17 20:16:14

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 209 # Comments: 152

User Outcry As Slack Scrapes Customer Data For AI Model Training

slashdot @ 2024-05-17 20:02:00

New submitter txyoji shares a report: Enterprise workplace collaboration platform Slack has sparked a privacy backlash with the revelation that it has been scraping customer data, including messages and files, to develop new AI and ML models. By default, a

Apple Plans a Thinner iPhone in 2025

slashdot @ 2024-05-17 19:20:00

Apple is developing a significantly thinner version of the iPhone [non-paywalled source] that could be released as early as 2025, The Information reported Friday, citing three people with direct knowledge of the project. From the report: The slimmer iPhone

iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 661 - May 17th 2024

iOS Weekly @ 2024-05-17 18:44:28

Comment Did you catch Google I/O this week? It’s Always Interesting to see what the Android Inventors have been up to during the past Annual Interval. 😂 This 17-minute recap will get you up to speed if you m

Apple Geofences Third-Party Browser Engine Work for EU Devices

slashdot @ 2024-05-17 18:40:00

Apple's grudging accommodation of European law -- allowing third-party browser engines on its mobile devices -- apparently comes with a restriction that makes it difficult to develop and support third-party browser engines for the region. From a report: Th

VW and Renault End Talks To Develop Affordable EV

slashdot @ 2024-05-17 18:03:00

Volkswagen has walked away from talks with Renault to jointly develop an affordable electric version of the Twingo car, Reuters reported Friday, citing sources familiar with the situation, in a setback for the EU carmakers' efforts to fend off Chinese riva

OpenAI's Long-Term AI Risk Team Has Disbanded

slashdot @ 2024-05-17 17:25:00

An anonymous reader shares a report: In July last year, OpenAI announced the formation of a new research team that would prepare for the advent of supersmart artificial intelligence capable of outwitting and overpowering its creators. Ilya Sutskever, OpenA

Smelting Steel With Sunlight: New Solar Trap Tech Could Help Decarbonize Industrial Heat

Singularity Hub @ 2024-05-17 16:46:52

Some of the hardest sectors to decarbonize are industries that require high temperatures like steel smelting and cement production. A new approach uses a synthetic quartz solar trap to generate temperatures of over 1,000 degrees Celsius (1,832 degrees Fahr

Bend: a high-level language that runs on GPUs (via HVM2)

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-17 16:23:44

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 596 # Comments: 134

He Seeks Mystery Magnetic Fields With His Quantum Compass

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-05-17 16:03:34

Alex Sushkov is updating an old technology with new quantum tricks in hopes of sensing the magnetic influence of dark matter. The post He Seeks Mystery Magnetic Fields With His Quantum Compass first appeared on Quanta Magazine

Why can’t I find the injected name of a templated class’s templated base class?

old new thing @ 2024-05-17 16:00:00

The compiler needs help finding it because it's not findable at the time the template is parsed. The post Why can’t I find the injected name of a templated class’s templated base class? appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Introducing the Frontier Safety Framework

Deepmind @ 2024-05-17 16:00:00

Our approach to analyzing and mitigating future risks posed by advanced AI models

Toon3D: Seeing cartoons from a new perspective

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-17 15:04:06

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 324 # Comments: 95

Non-Euclidean Doom: what happens to a game when pi is not 3.14159 (2022) [video]

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-17 14:43:14

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 389 # Comments: 108

Pervákov: ¡qué bueno eres!

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-05-17 13:45:35

La creatividad defensiva para evitar la coronación de un peón se confronta con una precisión artística para refutar todas las defensas

Java Weekly, Issue 542

Baeldung @ 2024-05-17 13:14:18

JMV optimization, much better imports and Markdown in Javadoc? Java keeps getting better.              

On Jewish revenge

AEON @ 2024-05-17 12:00:00

What might a people, subjected to unspeakable historical suffering, think about the ethics of vengeance once in power? - by Shachar Pinsker Read at Aeon

curl, Tor, dot onion and SOCKS

daniel.haxx.se @ 2024-05-17 10:34:30

You can of course use curl to access hosts through Tor. (I know you know Tor so I am not going to explain it here.) SOCKS The typical way to access Tor is via a SOCKS5 proxy and curl has supported that since some time during 2002. Like this: curl --socks5-

Slack Optimizes Internal Development and Cost Efficiency with EKS and Karpenter

InfoQ @ 2024-05-17 10:00:00

Slack has recently disclosed the architecture of its internal compute orchestration platform, epitomized by "Bedrock”, based on AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) and Karpenter. By Claudio Masolo

Jetpack Compose Extends Transitions and Animations, and Improves Performance

InfoQ @ 2024-05-17 10:00:00

The latest release of Jetpack Compose, announced at Google I/O 2024, brings several extensions, including support for shared element transitions, lazy list item animations, improved performance, and more. By Sergio De Simone

BoS Bytes

Business of Software Blog @ 2024-05-17 08:36:48

BoS Bytes: 3 Things to Make You Smarter There’s a ton of terrible content out there. Three golden nuggets I guarantee are worth your time. 📃 How to build a simple no-code referral program 🎥 6 Elevator Pitches for the 21st Century 🦜 An utterly deli

Exercises to Learn Rust

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-17 03:53:13

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 662 # Comments: 120

Faster linking times on nightly on Linux using `rust-lld`

Rust blog @ 2024-05-17 02:00:00

TL;DR: rustc will use rust-lld by default on x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu on nightly to significantly reduce linking times. Some context Linking time is often a big part of compilation time. When rustc needs to build a binary or a shared library, it

Java Visual Studio Code Extension Update

Inside Java @ 2024-05-17 02:00:00

Oracle has released a new update of the Java Visual Studio Code extension. This update adds support for Java 22 features…

Making the double hop on Windows with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Red Hat blog @ 2024-05-17 02:00:00

One very common use case with Windows is trying to access a file from a network location, for example installing a project from a network path, or copying application settings from a central file share. When trying to do a similar action when logged on int

Friday Five — May 17, 2024

Red Hat blog @ 2024-05-17 02:00:00

RedMonk - InstructLab: What if Contributing to Models Was Easy?InstructLab, an open source community built around the Large-scale Alignment for chatBots (LAB) method and open source Granite models from IBM, is designed to lower the barriers to model contr

Visualizing algorithms for rate limiting

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-17 01:07:20

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 324 # Comments: 40

An A to Z of Hungry Killer Whales

Nautilus blog @ 2024-05-17 00:35:58

This unique community of orcas is starving to death. The post An A to Z of Hungry Killer Whales appeared first on Nautilus .

A forged Apple employee badge

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-17 00:19:06

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 906 # Comments: 334

Slack AI Training with Customer Data

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-17 00:16:01

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 715 # Comments: 357

Deutsche Bahn introduces "MetaWindow"

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 23:14:47

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 308 # Comment

Netflix Strikes Three-Year Deal to Broadcast NFL Games on Christmas Day

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-16 23:01:06

Henry Goldblatt, writing for Tudum, Netflix’s splendidly named in-house blog: Netflix has an early Christmas gift for you — but it won’t fit under the tree. On Dec. 25, 2024, we’ll be the global home of the NFL’s two Christmas Day marquee games: the S

Winamp has announced that it is "opening up" its source code

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 22:56:17

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 321 # Comments: 157

Samsung Pepsis Its Pants Again

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-16 22:50:14

Speaking of Apple’s “Crush” ad , Samsung has posted a “response”, depicting a woman guitarist sitting atop a paint-splash-strewn platform standing in for a hydraulic press, with the slogan “We would never crush creativity. #UnCrush” Rather than sit b

New iPad Pros Perform Well in Bend Tests

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-16 22:31:27

Benjamin Mayo, 9to5Mac: The new iPad Pro is here and the inevitable YouTube stress tests are already online. JerryRigEverything and AppleTrack posted their bend test videos, and both seemingly came to the same conclusion: the new iPad Pro holds up

Falling in Love with a Fly

Nautilus blog @ 2024-05-16 22:27:57

My Octopus Teacher ’s Craig Foster considers the uncharismatic. The post Falling in Love with a Fly appeared first on Nautilus .

The Downfall of DeviantArt

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 19:12:22

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 255 # Comments: 200

I don't want to spend my one precious life dealing with Google's AI search

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 19:02:40

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 207 # Comments: 209

Scientists Step Toward Quantum Internet With Experiment Under the Streets of Boston

Singularity Hub @ 2024-05-16 19:00:07

A quantum internet would essentially be unhackable. In the future, sensitive information—financial or national security data, for instance, as opposed to memes and cat pictures—would travel through such a network in parallel to a more traditional internet.

Contributing to Apache Kafka®: How to Write a KIP

Confluent @ 2024-05-16 18:30:02

Learn how to contribute to open source Apache Kafka by writing Kafka Improvement Proposals (KIPs) that solve problems and add features! Read on for real examples.

ChatGPT-4o vs. Math

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 17:30:49

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 288 # Comments: 162

Egypt's pyramids may have been built on a long-lost branch of the Nile

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 17:20:45

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 329 # Comments: 382

Computer scientists invent an efficient new way to count

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 16:54:25

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 763 # Comments: 219

Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Killed Wireless Price Competition in U.S.

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 16:38:40

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 286 # Comments: 244

D3 in Depth

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 16:18:07

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 361 # Comments: 80

Computer Scientists Invent an Efficient New Way to Count

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-05-16 16:07:42

By making use of randomness, a team has created a simple algorithm for estimating large numbers of distinct objects in a stream of data. The post Computer Scientists Invent an Efficient New Way to Count first appeared on Quanta Magazine

Pulling a single item from a C++ parameter pack by its index

old new thing @ 2024-05-16 16:00:00

Combining a few tools to make a new tool. The post Pulling a single item from a C++ parameter pack by its index appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Llama 3 implemented in pure NumPy

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 15:53:22

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 451 # Comments: 48

What's New in Neovim 0.10

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-05-16 15:30:17

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 273 # Comments: 119

Apache Software Foundation Announces New Top-Level Project Apache® Pekko™

ASF @ 2024-05-16 15:01:00

Leading framework for building applications that are concurrent, distributed, resilient and elastic graduates to TLP Wilmington, DE, May 16, 2024 – The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 3

What We’re Excited About PostgreSQL 17

Timescale blog @ 2024-05-16 14:59:30

As we count the days until September’s release, here are the features we’re excited about in PostgreSQL 17.

Simulación cuántica del efecto Hall cuántico fraccionario usando fotones

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-05-16 14:00:05

El efecto Hall cuántico fraccionario es un fenómeno contraintuitivo observado en materiales 2D bajo campos magnético intensos y enfriados a temperaturas criogénicas. Las cuasipartículas de tipo electrón se comportan como […] La entrada Simulación

How to Build Large Scale Cyber-Physical Systems

InfoQ @ 2024-05-16 13:33:00

To build large-scale safety-critical systems, we need to decompose the system into smaller solvable problems, resolve what is known, and resolve unknowns through experiments, Robin Yeman argued. She suggested investing in test environments for both softw

Hugging Face Unveils LeRobot, an Open-Source Machine Learning Model for Robotics

InfoQ @ 2024-05-16 12:54:00

Hugging Face has unveiled LeRobot, a new machine learning model trained for real-world robotics applications. LeRobot functions as a platform, offering a versatile library for data sharing, visualization, and training of advanced models. By Daniel Domi

Birches

AEON @ 2024-05-16 12:01:00

‘So was I once myself a swinger of birches’ – Robert Frost reads his celebrated poem on yearning for the freedoms of youth - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

Azure API Center Now Generally Available

InfoQ @ 2024-05-16 12:00:00

Microsoft has announced Azure API Center's general availability (GA), which offers centralized API inventory for easy API discovery, reuse, and governance regardless of API type, lifecycle stage, or deployment location. By Steef-Jan Wiggers

Building embryos

AEON @ 2024-05-16 12:00:00

For 3,000 years, humans have struggled to understand the embryo. Now there is a revolution underway - by John Wallingford Read at Aeon

Strong quantum nonlocality and unextendibility without entanglement in $N$-partite systems with odd $N$

Quantum Journal @ 2024-05-16 11:17:19

Quantum 8, 1349 (2024). A set of orthogonal product states is strongly nonlocal if it is locally irreducible in every bipartition, which shows the phenomenon of strong quantum nonlocality without entanglement.

Carlsen sigue más arriba

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-05-16 08:48:21

Yi Wei aprieta al noruego, pero no con la suficiente precisión, y acaba siendo víctima de la altísima eficacia del indiscutible ‘número uno’

Instagram Cofounder Mike Krieger Joins Anthropic as Chief Product Officer

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-16 05:46:44

Mike Krieger: Anthropic’s research continues to be at the forefront of AI. When paired with thoughtful product development, I [see] tons of potential to positively impact how people and companies get their work done. And as a two time entrepreneur, I’

★ Follow-Up on Apple No Longer Including Stickers With New Products

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-16 05:11:41

I conducted the same poll on Twitter/X, Mastodon, and Threads: “Thoughts on Apple no longer including stickers with new devices to reduce waste?”, with two options: 👍 or 👎.

Save the Date: The Talk Show Live From WWDC 2024

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-16 03:24:01

Location: The California Theatre, San Jose Showtime: Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 7:00 pm PT Tickets: On sale soon Special Guest(s): Working on it... Previous Shows: On YouTube  ★ 

Rust-Written Borgo Language Brings Algebraic Data Types and More to Go

InfoQ @ 2024-05-16 02:50:00

Borgo is a statically typed language that compiles to Go and strives to be interoperable with the existing Go ecosystem. The Borgo language adds to Go algebraic data types, pattern matching, Option and Result types, and more Rust-inspired syntax. The Bor

Add an Aggregation to an Elasticsearch Query

Baeldung @ 2024-05-16 02:40:29

Discover how to request data with aggregated information in Elasticsearch.              

Understanding Maven Dependency Graph or Tree

Baeldung @ 2024-05-16 02:33:46

Learn how to create a Maven dependency tree, filter dependencies, and create output in different formats.              

Check if Two Strings Are Permutations of Each Other in Java

Baeldung @ 2024-05-16 02:28:04

Explore some algorithms for checking whether a string is a permutation of another string.              

Git Integration in IntelliJ IDEA

Baeldung @ 2024-05-16 02:25:42

Learn how to use IntelliJ's integration with the Git version control system.              

Logging SQL Queries to the Console in Mybatis

Baeldung @ 2024-05-16 02:14:32

We can configure Mybatis to log queries and results. In this article, we look at how this works and how to fine-tune the logging.              

Module Imports in Java 23 - Inside Java Newscast #69

Inside Java @ 2024-05-16 02:00:00

To reduce the overhead of using APIs, particularly in single source files, Java 23 previews module import declarations of the form `import module $moduleName`, which import all packages exported by the named module.

Red Hat OpenShift as OpenTelemetry (OTLP) native platform

Red Hat blog @ 2024-05-16 02:00:00

In Red Hat OpenShift we have always tried to provide a great observability experience out of the box through first class open source projects like Prometheus, Vector, Jaeger, Grafana Tempo and others. We have now added support for OpenTelemetry to the plat

Automating fapolicyd with RHEL system roles

Red Hat blog @ 2024-05-16 02:00:00

Automation can help increase efficiency, save time and improve consistency, which is why Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) includes features that help automate many tasks. RHEL system roles are a collection of Ansible content that helps provide more consiste

Apple Stiffs Researcher on Bounty for iOS Kernel Vulnerability [Update: Resolved]

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-16 00:42:27

“Meysam”, on Twitter/X: I reported CVE-2024-27804, an iOS/macOS kernel vulnerability that leads to the execution of arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Will publish the POC soon. Maybe there’s more to this story, but it sure is a bad look for

A Cosmic Glitch in Gravity

Nautilus blog @ 2024-05-15 23:57:11

Is gravity weaker over distances of billions of light-years? The post A Cosmic Glitch in Gravity appeared first on Nautilus .

Crying Wolf in an Age of Alarms

Nautilus blog @ 2024-05-15 23:15:50

The human costs of faulty disaster warnings. The post Crying Wolf in an Age of Alarms appeared first on Nautilus .

The 100th anniversary of Fulkerson’s Birthday

Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP @ 2024-05-15 22:36:34

Joseph Cheriyan is on the faculty in the Combinatorics & Optimization Department of the University of Waterloo—see here. He is also an organizer of the conference celebrating the 100th anniversary of Ray Fulkerson’s birthday (August 14, 19

Linkage

0xDE @ 2024-05-15 20:09:00

How fascination with a knight’s tour puzzle eventually led June Huh to a Fields Medal (\(\mathbb{M}\)).

StopTheMadness Pro

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-15 19:04:29

The previous item was a good reminder that I haven’t linked to StopTheMadness in a while. I first recommended it back in 2018 , and mentioned it again in 2022 after developer Jeff Johnson added a font substitution feature at my request . As I wrote then

Jeff Johnson: ‘Apple Started Cheating Me Out of App Store Bundle Purchases’ [Update: Resolved]

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-15 18:54:19

Jeff Johnson: I’ve discovered that starting in February, Apple mistakenly subtracts the price of the previously purchased app twice from the proceeds of a “Complete My Bundle” purchase, thereby causing me to take a loss on each such bundle purchas

How Hopthru Powers Real-Time Transit Analytics From a 1 TB Table

Timescale blog @ 2024-05-15 18:46:01

Read how the Hopthru team is using Timescale to help improve public transportation and power real-time analytics from a one-terabyte database.

Casey Newton: ‘Google’s Broken Link to the Web’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-15 18:11:26

Casey Newton, with a sharp take on Google’s sprawling announcements at I/O yesterday: This new approach is captured elegantly in a slogan that appeared several times during Tuesday’s keynote: let Google do the Googling for you . It’s a phrase that id

Apple Announces New Accessibility Features for 2024

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-15 17:55:13

Apple Newsroom: Apple today announced new accessibility features coming later this year, including Eye Tracking, a way for users with physical disabilities to control iPad or iPhone with their eyes. Additionally, Music Haptics will offer a new way for

Relámpago Yi Wei (y II)

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-05-15 17:38:38

El mejor chino tras el campeón del mundo, Liren Ding, tumba a Praggnanandhaa con pasmosa facilidad aparente a ritmo muy veloz

Parallel Data Fetching

Martin Fowler @ 2024-05-15 16:47:00

The second pattern in Juntao Qiu's series on data fetching is on how to avoid the dreaded Request Waterfall. Parallel Data Fetching queries multiple sources in parallel, so that the latency of the overall fetch is largest of the queries rather than th

Jim Simons (1938-2024)

Computational Complexity @ 2024-05-15 16:00:00

Jim Simons passed away Friday at the age of 86. In short he was a math professor who quit to use math to make money before it was fashionable and used part of his immense wealth to start the Simons Foundation to advance research in mathematics a

Building the most efficient device selector query that selects no devices

old new thing @ 2024-05-15 16:00:00

Looking for the most efficient way of rejecting everything. The post Building the most efficient device selector query that selects no devices appeared first on The Old New Thing .

TypeSpec: a Practical TypeScript-Inspired API Definition Language

InfoQ @ 2024-05-15 14:00:00

Recently, Microsoft engineers officially unveiled TypeSpec, a new language tailored for API-centric development that addresses the complex needs of modern API design. TypeSpec is an open-source, extensible language inspired by TypeScript and C#. It suppo

Ur heinous habit

AEON @ 2024-05-15 12:01:00

The target of a sextortion scam upends the experience by soliciting his friends’ views on masturbation and shame - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

Microsoft Launches Trusted Signing in Public Preview: an End-to-End Signing Solution for Developers

InfoQ @ 2024-05-15 12:00:00

Microsoft recently launched Trusted Signing in Public Preview, a fully-managed end-to-end signing solution for developers backed by a Microsoft-managed certification authority. By Steef-Jan Wiggers

Grafana Frees up Engineers to Fix Problems with Improved Incident Management

InfoQ @ 2024-05-15 11:00:00

Grafana Labs, a leading provider of observability solutions, has unveiled significant enhancements to its Incident Response and Management (IRM) platform. These changes help teams manage and respond to incidents more effectively by streamlining incident

BESIII observa que X(2370) tiene la paridad 0⁻⁺ de una glubola pseudoescalar

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-05-15 09:23:32

La cromodinámica cuántica (QCD) predice que los gluones no tienen masa (en el régimen perturbativo donde se aplica la libertad asintótica). Pero a baja energía (en el régimen no perturbativo) […] La entrada BESIII observa que X(2370) tiene la par

Apache Commons Tutorial

Baeldung @ 2024-05-15 08:16:08

Learn how to work with Apache Commons projects.              

This Week in Rust 547

This Week in Rust @ 2024-05-15 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

[Sponsor] Kolide: ‘Struggling to Afford Cybersecurity Insurance? Here’s Why.’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-15 05:16:32

When MGM Resorts suffered a $100 million hack in September, CEO Bill Hornbuckle wasn’t too worried about the lost revenue, because cyber insurance would cover the tab. “I can only imagine what next year’s bill will be,” he joked. Weeks later,

★ The M4 iPad Pros

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-15 04:41:00

A “pro” device that goes pro by getting thinner and lighter, not heavier and thicker, is not a non sequitur.

Phoenix LiveView Promises SPA-Like Interactivity for Real-Time Server-Rendered Apps

InfoQ @ 2024-05-15 02:10:00

9 years after the Phoenix web framework was made generally available, Phoenix LiveView recently reached 1.0 (release candidate). LiveView allows developers to create rich, real-time server-rendered applications without writing JavaScript. LiveView relies

Running Watsonx on ROSA with an integrated application pipeline for Generative AI driven app modernization

Red Hat blog @ 2024-05-15 02:00:00

This post was written with the help of Sanjay Doiphode, Senior Technology Executive with focus on AI and Hybrid Cloud Computing, IBM.At AWS re:Invent 2023, IBM announced support for IBM Watsonx on AWS with support for self-managed Red Hat OpenShift and Re

Remote server management for edge computing

Red Hat blog @ 2024-05-15 02:00:00

Sensible placement of workloads is important, especially for data-intensive applications performing real-time analysis using artificial intelligence (AI). These workloads require computing that happens on the edge, near where data is collected. However, th

Empower your workflow: Configuring Ansible Automation Platform 2.x via API with Ansible Playbook

Red Hat blog @ 2024-05-15 02:00:00

In the world of IT automation, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform has emerged as a powerful tool for streamlining tasks and orchestrating complex systems. With the release of Ansible Automation Platform 2.X, managing automation workflows has become even m

We Came from Lowly Mud 

Nautilus blog @ 2024-05-14 23:25:40

How Earth’s habitable continents arose—and survived. The post We Came from Lowly Mud  appeared first on Nautilus .

Gemini breaks new ground: a faster model, longer context and AI agents

Deepmind @ 2024-05-14 19:58:00

We’re introducing a series of updates across the Gemini family of models, including the new 1.5 Flash, our lightweight model for speed and efficiency, and Project Astra, our vision for the future of AI assistants.

New generative media models and tools, built with and for creators

Deepmind @ 2024-05-14 19:57:00

We’re introducing Veo, our most capable model for generating high-definition video, and Imagen 3, our highest quality text-to-image model. We’re also sharing new demo recordings created with our Music AI Sandbox.

Watermarking AI-generated text and video with SynthID

Deepmind @ 2024-05-14 19:56:49

Announcing our novel watermarking method for AI-generated text and video, and how we’re bringing SynthID to key Google products

‘Noise’ in the Machine: Human Differences in Judgment Lead to Problems for AI

Singularity Hub @ 2024-05-14 19:26:41

Many people understand the concept of bias at some intuitive level. In society, and in artificial intelligence systems, racial and gender biases are well documented. If society could somehow remove bias, would all problems go away? The late Nobel laureate

Analyzing AWS Audit Logs in Real Time Using Confluent Cloud and Amazon EventBridge

Confluent @ 2024-05-14 19:00:02

Explore the practical applications of using the Destinations EventBridge API to send data in real time to Confluent, enabling a myriad of use cases. In the blog we will focus specifically on real-time analysis of AWS audit logs.

Beyond Passwords: Elastic's Proactive Move to Phishing-Resistant MFA

InfoQ @ 2024-05-14 19:00:00

Recently, Elastic, a platform for search-powered solutions, discussed the advantages of phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication (MFA). This secure authentication method goes beyond traditional MFA, which uses passwords, SMS codes, or biometrics, b

New compute-optimized (C7i-flex) Amazon EC2 Flex instances

AWS Blog @ 2024-05-14 18:56:23

The vast majority of applications don’t run run the CPU flat-out at 100% utilization continuously. Take a web application, for instance. It typically fluctuates between periods of high and low demand, but hardly ever uses a server’s compute at full capacit

Relámpago Yi Wei (I)

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-05-14 18:38:19

Una imprecisión táctica de Keymer, muy difícil de detectar a un ritmo tan rápido, es suficiente para otra victoria brillante del pujante chino

The Case for Scientific Transculturalism

Nautilus blog @ 2024-05-14 17:43:53

Life will stand a better chance against climate change if we mix big- and small-picture thinking. The post The Case for Scientific Transculturalism appeared first on Nautilus .

InstructLab: What if Contributing to Models Was Easy?

tecosystems @ 2024-05-14 17:41:22

One of the unfortunate but unavoidable truths about tech conferences in 2024 is that they are, of necessity, AI conferences. While we can and should debate the opportunity costs of redirecting so much time and attention from events to AI-related subjects,

InstructLab: What if Contributing to Models Was Easy?

Sogrady @ 2024-05-14 17:41:22

One of the unfortunate but unavoidable truths about tech conferences in 2024 is that they are, of necessity, AI conferences. While we can and should debate the opportunity costs of redirecting so much time and attention from events to AI-related subjects,

Kotlin Foundation Secures 5 Contributor Projects for GSoC 2024

Kotlin Blog @ 2024-05-14 17:02:31

All the projects the Kotlin Foundation submitted for Google Summer of Code 2024 have been accepted! GSoC is a global online program that brings new contributors to open-source software development. Under the guidance of Kotlin Foundation mentors from Googl

Kotlin Foundation Secures 5 Contributor Projects for GSoC 2024

Kotlin news @ 2024-05-14 17:02:31

All the projects the Kotlin Foundation submitted for Google Summer of Code 2024 have been accepted! GSoC is a global online program that brings new contributors to open-source software development. Under the guidance of Kotlin Foundation mentors from Googl

How to Collapse Your Stack Using PostgreSQL for Everything

Timescale blog @ 2024-05-14 16:54:31

What Postgres for Everything means to a dev deploying all sorts of databases. Spoiler: it’s about collapsing your stack & keeping your world simple.

Strangely Curved Shapes Break 50-Year-Old Geometry Conjecture

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-05-14 16:12:40

Mathematicians have disproved a major conjecture about the relationship between curvature and shape. The post Strangely Curved Shapes Break 50-Year-Old Geometry Conjecture first appeared on Quanta Magazine

The confidential coffee maker was not the only source of shenanigans at the IBM Boca office

old new thing @ 2024-05-14 16:00:00

The culture (and weather) clash continues. The post The confidential coffee maker was not the only source of shenanigans at the IBM Boca office appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Data Fetching Patterns in Single-Page Applications

Martin Fowler @ 2024-05-14 15:49:00

Juntao Qiu is a thoughtful front-end developer experienced with the React programming environment. He's contributed a couple of useful articles to this site, describing helpful patterns for front-end programming. In this article he describes patterns fo

Generating $k$ EPR-pairs from an $n$-party resource state

Quantum Journal @ 2024-05-14 15:09:22

Quantum 8, 1348 (2024). Motivated by quantum network applications over classical channels, we initiate the study of $n$-party resource states from which LOCC protocols can create EPR-pairs between any $k$ disjo

Magic in generalized Rokhsar-Kivelson wavefunctions

Quantum Journal @ 2024-05-14 15:02:51

Quantum 8, 1347 (2024). Magic is a property of a quantum state that characterizes its deviation from a stabilizer state, serving as a useful resource for achieving universal quantum computation e.g., within sch

Apple Open-Sources One Billion Parameter Language Model OpenELM

InfoQ @ 2024-05-14 15:00:00

Apple released OpenELM, a Transformer-based language model. OpenELM uses a scaled-attention mechanism for more efficient parameter allocation and outperforms similarly-sized models while requiring fewer tokens for training. By Anthony Alford

Virtual mitigation of coherent non-adiabatic transitions by echo verification

Quantum Journal @ 2024-05-14 14:53:18

Quantum 8, 1346 (2024). Transitions out of the ground space limit the performance of quantum adiabatic algorithms, while hardware imperfections impose stringent limitations on the circuit depth. We propose an a

Partial Syndrome Measurement for Hypergraph Product Codes

Quantum Journal @ 2024-05-14 14:43:14

Quantum 8, 1345 (2024). Hypergraph product codes are a promising avenue to achieving fault-tolerant quantum computation with constant overhead. When embedding these and other constant-rate qLDPC codes into 2D,

CSS code surgery as a universal construction

Quantum Journal @ 2024-05-14 14:37:15

Quantum 8, 1344 (2024). We define code maps between Calderbank-Shor-Steane (CSS) codes using maps between chain complexes, and describe code surgery between such codes using a specific colimit in the category o

Hybrid discrete-continuous compilation of trapped-ion quantum circuits with deep reinforcement learning

Quantum Journal @ 2024-05-14 12:52:44

Quantum 8, 1343 (2024). Shortening quantum circuits is crucial to reducing the destructive effect of environmental decoherence and enabling useful algorithms. Here, we demonstrate an improvement in such compila

Technical Preview of Github Copilot Workspace: Copilot-Native Developer Environment

InfoQ @ 2024-05-14 12:00:00

Recently, GitHub released a technical preview of GitHub Copilot Workspace, a developer environment built on GPT-4 Turbo explicitly designed for Copilot. This workspace lets developers quickly brainstorm, plan, build, test, and run code using natural lang

Sitting on the art

AEON @ 2024-05-14 12:00:00

Given its intimacy with the body and deep play on form and function, furniture is a ripely ambiguous artform of its own - by Emma Crichton Miller Read at Aeon

Spotify Supercharges Backstage IDPs with New Products

InfoQ @ 2024-05-14 11:00:00

Audio streaming and media service provider Spotify has unveiled a suite of new products and services tailored to enhance IDPs with Backstage. In a release announcement about Supercharged Developer Portals, Spotify's Senior Director of Engineering for

Baches en el camino a la Luna

brucknerite @ 2024-05-14 10:00:00

El escudo térmico de la Orion tiene problemas serios. El material del que están hechos sus 186 bloques, AVCOAT, debería haberse erosionado de forma más o menos regular. Sin embargo, trozos relativamente grandes…

curl user survey 2024

daniel.haxx.se @ 2024-05-14 08:08:09

Welcome to the 11th annual curl user survey. This is a once a year poll that we ask as many curl and libcurl users as possible to respond to. >> Take the survey << This is in many ways the only real way we get to know what curl users think about al

GitLab and Google Cloud Join Forces to Streamline Development and Enhance Security

InfoQ @ 2024-05-14 08:00:00

At Google Cloud Next ‘24, GitLab announced a series of integrations aimed at enhancing the developer experience and streamlining cloud-based development workflows. These integrations, now in public beta, combine GitLab's DevOps platform with Google Cloud

OpenAI Debuts GPT-4o ‘Omni’ Model

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-14 03:56:36

Kyle Wiggers, reporting for TechCrunch: OpenAI announced a new flagship generative AI model on Monday that they call GPT-4o — the “o” stands for “omni,” referring to the model’s ability to handle text, speech, and video. GPT-4o is set to roll out “ite

Allocation Update - Q1 2024

Ethereum blog @ 2024-05-14 02:00:00

We're welcoming the new year with a fresh wave of grants! Discover the projects that received funding in the first quarter of this year, listed down below:...

Veeam Ransomware Protection with Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the Immutable Repository

Red Hat blog @ 2024-05-14 02:00:00

Veeam Backup and Replication is a backup, recovery and data management platform that modernizes data protection for cloud, physical and virtual environments. In this post we're going to look at using Veeam as part of a strategy to guard against ransomware

Meet the Hybrid Cloud Console’s Virtual Assistant

Red Hat blog @ 2024-05-14 02:00:00

Red Hat recently added a conversational AI chatbot that uses machine learning (ML) and natural language processing to Red Hat Insights and the Hybrid Cloud Console. To help give you some examples of what you can do with the virtual assistant, I put togeth

Learn about new the features of Azure Red Hat OpenShift at Microsoft Build

Red Hat blog @ 2024-05-14 02:00:00

Red Hat is excited to be joining Microsoft Build this year! From May 21st to May 23rd, come visit the Red Hat booth in Seattle, Washington. Visit with our experts and hear about our Developer Experience at Red Hat and Microsoft Azure Red Hat OpenShift, alo

Nylas — Email and Calendar APIs

Daring Fireball @ 2024-05-14 00:02:55

My thanks to Nylas for sponsoring last week at DF. Nylas recently launched v3 of their API. They rebuilt an already-great API platform with the developer experience and productivity in mind — redefining what a modern API should look like. Nylas offers a s

How a Hurricane Brought Monkeys Together

Nautilus blog @ 2024-05-13 22:02:59

This island of macaques rebuilt their social networks after calamity. The post How a Hurricane Brought Monkeys Together appeared first on Nautilus .

The Astonishing Ways Animals Use Social Networks

Nautilus blog @ 2024-05-13 22:02:57

Lee Alan Dugatkin on his 3 greatest revelations while writing The Well-Connected Animal. The post The Astonishing Ways Animals Use Social Networks appeared first on Nautilus .

Google and Harvard Map a Tiny Piece of the Human Brain With Extreme Precision

Singularity Hub @ 2024-05-13 21:32:21

Scientists just published the most detailed map of a cubic millimeter of the human brain. Smaller than a grain of rice, the mapped section of brain includes over 57,000 cells, 230 millimeters of blood vessels, and 150 million synapses. The project, a colla

Agent-Based Models (Part 9)

John Carlos Baez @ 2024-05-13 20:23:03

Since May 1st, Kris Brown, Nathaniel Osgood, Xiaoyan Li, William Waites and I have been meeting daily in James Clerk Maxwell’s childhood home in Edinburgh. We’re hard at work on our project called New Mathematics and Software for Agent-Based mo

Agent-Based Models (Part 9)

Physics Phorums @ 2024-05-13 20:23:03

Since May 1st, Kris Brown, Nathaniel Osgood, Xiaoyan Li, William Waites and I have been meeting daily in James Clerk Maxwell’s childhood home in Edinburgh. We’re hard at work on our project called New Mathematics and Software for Agent-Based mo

Why AI Can Never Make Humans Obsolete

Nautilus blog @ 2024-05-13 20:20:16

A conversation with Issue 55 cover artist Angie Wang. The post Why AI Can Never Make Humans Obsolete appeared first on Nautilus .

AWS Weekly Roundup: New capabilities in Amazon Bedrock, AWS Amplify Gen 2, Amazon RDS and more (May 13, 2024)

AWS Blog @ 2024-05-13 19:40:52

AWS Summit is in full swing around the world, with the most recent one being AWS Summit Singapore! Here is a sneak peek of the AWS staff and ASEAN community members at the Developer Lounge booth. It featured AWS Community speakers giving lightning talks on

How ‘Idle’ Egg Cells Defend Their DNA From Damage

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-05-13 16:35:50

How do immature egg cells maintain genetic quality for decades before they mature? Scientists find unusual safeguards in this quiescent cell that may inform research into fertility. The post How ‘Idle’ Egg Cells Defend Their DNA From Damage f

Before you try to change something, make sure you can change nothing

old new thing @ 2024-05-13 16:00:00

Nobody touch anything. The post Before you try to change something, make sure you can change nothing appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Kerr-effect-based quantum logical gates in decoherence-free subspace

Quantum Journal @ 2024-05-13 15:57:41

Quantum 8, 1342 (2024). The decoherence effect caused by the coupling between the system and the environment undoubtedly leads to the errors in efficient implementations of two (or three) qubit logical gates in

Approximation by prime powers

The Endeavour @ 2024-05-13 15:46:06

The well-known Weierstrass approximation theorem says that polynomials are dense in C [0, 1]. That is, given any continuous function f on the unit interval, and any ε > 0, you can find a polynomial P such that f and P are never more than ε apart. This

Irani bag

AEON @ 2024-05-13 12:01:00

Men and women can’t touch in Iranian cinema, so filmmakers creatively work around the ban by using props as a go-between - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

Learning to be happier

AEON @ 2024-05-13 12:00:00

In order to help improve my students’ mental health, I offered a course on the science of happiness. It worked – but why? - by Bruce Hood Read at Aeon

iPad 2024 Screen Sizes

Use Your Loaf @ 2024-05-13 11:05:13

The 2024 iPad release updates both iPad Pro and iPad Air models. Here’s a recap of what you need to know when updating your apps for the new devices. The New Models In A Nutshell Apple announced four new iPad models discontinuing the earlier gen

Announcing the Ethereum Protocol Fellowship Cohort 5

Ethereum blog @ 2024-05-13 02:00:00

TL;DR: - Review the program details for EPF5 🔎 - Applications for EPF5 are open until May 26 📝 - A town hall will be held for an overview and questions on May 21 at 4PM UTC. 🎙️ We are excited to announce that the applications are now...

Gray parking?

0xDE @ 2024-05-13 01:01:00

After another Good Article pass for an article on ordered Bell numbers, I thought it might be interesting to investigate Gray codes for the things counted by these numbers. That is, one would like to find a sequence (or preferably a cyclic sequence) throug

photostream 131

Martin Fowler @ 2024-05-12 23:39:00

Nueva hazaña de Carlsen

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-05-12 22:07:18

De las diez victorias consecutivas del noruego en la fase relámpago, esta, contra Gukesh, fue muy difícil y espectacular

Ponomáriov triunfa en Cuba

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-05-12 19:16:36

La transformación de pequeñas ventajas en otras mayores y el ataque en ambos flancos, virtuosamente tratados por el excampeón del mundo, vencedor del Memorial Capablanca

Logarithm approximation curiosity

The Endeavour @ 2024-05-12 14:03:38

I’ve written before about three simple approximations for logarithms, for base 10 log10(x) ≈ (x – 1)/(x + 1) base e, loge(x) ≈ 2(x – 1)/(x + 1) and base 2 log2(x) ≈ 3(x – 1)/(x + 1). These can be used to mentally approximate logarithms to moderate a

Dave come see - it's beautiful man

Atomic14 @ 2024-05-12 02:00:00

I built this flame lamp back in 2020 - it look pretty good, but the construction was a bit suspect. I was still mostly using breadboard back then and, although it had 300 LEDs, the resolution was pretty low. I really did quite like the constructio

What is Closed Form? The Horse Numbers are an illustration

Computational Complexity @ 2024-05-11 20:38:00

In the book Those Fascinating Numbers  by Jean-Marie De Konick they find interesting (or `interesting') things to say about many numbers. I reviewed the book in a SIGACT News book review column  here . The entry for 13 is odd: 13 is the third

Iterated Mersenne primes

The Endeavour @ 2024-05-11 20:06:32

A Mersenne number is a number of the form 2k − 1. A Mersenne prime is a Mersenne number which is also a prime. It turns out that if 2k − 1 is prime then k must be prime, so Mersenne numbers have the form 2p − 1 is prime. What about the converse? If [̷

Just Jim

Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP @ 2024-05-11 19:08:44

James Harris Simons just passed away—he preferred Jim so we will use that here. I know that there will be here articles, posts, and special places to read about his wonderful life and work. So I thought I might add something that will be a bit differ

Yi Wei manda en Varsovia

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-05-11 16:26:03

Abdusattórov se mete en una posición incómoda desde la apertura, lo que el pujante chino aprovecha con gran eficacia

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through May 11)

Singularity Hub @ 2024-05-11 16:00:05

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OpenAI Could Unveil Its Google Search Competitor on Monday Jess Weatherbed | The Verge “OpenAI is reportedly gearing up to announce a search product powered by artificial intelligence on Monday that could threaten Google’