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EU Charges Microsoft With 'Abusive' Bundling of Teams and Office, Breaching Antitrust Rules

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 16:08:00

The European Union on Tuesday accused Microsoft of breaching antitrust rules with the "abusive" bundling of its Teams and Office products. From a report: "The European Commission has informed Microsoft of its preliminary view that Microsoft has breached E

AI Plus Gene Editing Promises to Shift Biotech Into High Gear

Singularity Hub @ 2024-06-25 16:00:18

During her chemistry Nobel Prize lecture in 2018, Frances Arnold said, “Today we can for all practical purposes read, write, and edit any sequence of DNA, but we cannot compose it.” That isn’t true anymore. Since then, science and technology have progresse

Microspeak: Fun fork

old new thing @ 2024-06-25 16:00:00

A place to party. The post Microspeak: Fun fork appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Apple Says No To PC Emulators On iOS

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 15:00:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Apple might finally allow retro video game emulators on the App Store, but this month, the company rejected submissions of iDOS 3, a new version of the popular DOS emulator, and UTM SE, an app that lets y

Computing Γ(z) for complex z with tables

The Endeavour @ 2024-06-25 13:53:31

In the previous post I mentioned that the general strategy for computing a mathematical function using tables is to first reduce the function argument to be within the range of the tabulated values, and then to use interpolation to compute the function at

Swift Testing Template: Download My Improved Custom Template

Quality Coding @ 2024-06-25 13:45:36

Swift Testing! The testing team at Apple has made something new… I’m quite excited, how about you? Let’s fire up Xcode 16 beta, make a new project, add a new test file… Oh. Well, that template is definitely better than the cruft we used to get. But we can

Reduction of finite sampling noise in quantum neural networks

Quantum Journal @ 2024-06-25 13:40:10

Quantum 8, 1385 (2024). Quantum neural networks (QNNs) use parameterized quantum circuits with data-dependent inputs and generate outputs through the evaluation of expectation values. Calculating these expectat

Microsoft removes documentation for switching to a local account in Windows 11

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-25 12:22:13

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Calculating trig functions from tables

The Endeavour @ 2024-06-25 12:15:20

It takes some skill to use tables of mathematical functions; it’s not quite as simple as it may seem. Although it’s no longer necessary to use tables, it’s interesting to look into the details of how it is done. For example, the Handbook

Chinese Rocket Seen Falling On a Village Spewing Highly Toxic Chemicals

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 12:00:00

Passant Rabie reports via Gizmodo: A video circulating online appears to show debris from a Chinese rocket falling above a populated area, with residents running for cover as a heavy cloud of dark yellow smoke trails across the sky in a frightening scene.

Paper trails

AEON @ 2024-06-25 12:00:00

Husserl’s well-tended archive has given him a rich afterlife, while Nietzsche’s was distorted by his axe-grinding sister - by Peter Salmon Read at Aeon

Which entropy for general physical theories?

Quantum Journal @ 2024-06-25 11:57:11

Quantum 8, 1384 (2024). We address the problem of quantifying the information content of a source for an arbitrary information theory, where the information content is defined in terms of the asymptotic achieva

Local First, Forever

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-25 11:47:10

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Starliner To Remain Docked To ISS With No New Departure Date

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 09:00:00

While NASA engineers review propulsion system data, Boeing's Starliner will remain docked at the ISS longer than planned, with a new departure date yet to be specified due to upcoming spacewalks and ongoing engineering reviews. "After repeated delays, the

Apple Spurned Idea of iPhone AI Partnership With Meta Months Ago

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 06:30:00

An anonymous reader shares a report: Apple rejected overtures by Meta Platforms to integrate the social networking company's AI chatbot into the iPhone months ago, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The two companies aren't in discussions ab

Colorado Law To Ban Everyday Products With PFAS

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 05:30:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: A new law coming into effect in Colorado in July is banning everyday products that intentionally contain toxic "forever chemicals," including clothes, cookware, menstruation products, dental floss and

Windows 11 is Now Automatically Enabling OneDrive Folder Backup Without Asking Permission

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 04:22:00

An anonymous reader shares a report: Microsoft has made OneDrive slightly more annoying for Windows 11 users. Quietly and without any announcement, the company changed Windows 11's initial setup so that it could turn on the automatic folder backup without

SIMD-accelerated computer vision on a $2 microcontroller

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-25 04:10:40

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[Sponsor] WorkOS

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-25 02:34:44

With WorkOS you can start selling to enterprises with just a few lines of code. It provides a complete User Management solution along with SSO, SCIM, and FGA. The APIs are modular and easy-to-use, allowing integrations to be completed in minutes instead o

Julian Assange Reaches Plea Deal With US, Allowing Him To Go Free

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 02:02:00

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has agreed to a plea deal with the U.S. Justice Department over his alleged role in one of the largest U.S. government breaches of classified material. As a result, he will avoid imprisonment in the United States. CNN repor

ZK Grants Round Announcement

Ethereum blog @ 2024-06-25 02:00:00

The Ethereum Foundation, along with Aztec, Polygon, Scroll, Taiko, zkSync, announces the 25 winners of the collaborative ZK grant round. Each sponsor contributed 150,000 USD to the shared pool of 900,000 USD. The winners were selected through a rank-choice

European Commission Dings Apple Over Anti-Steering Provisions in App Store, and Opens New Investigations Into Core Technology Fee, Sideloading Protections, and the Eligibility Requirements to Offer an Alternative Marketplace

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-25 01:51:15

The European Commission: Today, the European Commission has informed Apple of its preliminary view that its App Store rules are in breach of the Digital Markets Act (DMA), as they prevent app developers from freely steering consumers to alternative ch

Meta Is Tagging Real Photos As 'Made With AI,' Says Photographers

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 01:20:00

Since May, Meta has been labeling photos created with AI tools on its social networks to help users better identify the content they're consuming. However, as TechCrunch's Ivan Mehta reports, this approach has faced criticism as many photos not created usi

Julian Assange has reached a plea deal with the U.S., allowing him to go free

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-25 01:10:07

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Microsoft Ends 'Project Natick' Underwater Data Center Experiment Despite Success

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 00:40:00

Microsoft has decided to end its Project Natick experiment, which involved submerging a datacenter capsule 120 miles off the coast of Scotland to explore the feasibility of deploying underwater datacenters. TechSpot's Rob Thubron reports: Project Natick's

Round Rects Are Everywhere

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-25 00:38:31

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Google Is Bringing Gemini Access To Teens Using Their School Accounts

slashdot @ 2024-06-25 00:00:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Google announced on Monday that it's bringing its AI technology Gemini to teen students using their school accounts, after having already offered Gemini to teens using their personal accounts. The compan

Windows 11 is now enabling OneDrive folder backup without asking permission

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-24 23:30:43

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 285 # Comments: 355

★ Apple Disables WebKit’s JIT in Lockdown Mode, Offering a Hint Why BrowserEngineKit Is Complex and Restricted

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-24 23:28:49

To put it in Steven Sinofsky’s terms, gatekeeping is a fundamental aspect of Apple’s brand promise with iOS.

China and EU To Hold Talks On Electric Car Tariffs

slashdot @ 2024-06-24 23:20:00

Top officials from the European Union and China agreed to negotiate a planned series of import taxes on Chinese electric vehicles. "The call marks the first time the two sides have agreed to negotiate since the EU threatened China with electric vehicle (EV

OpenAI Buys Remote Collaboration Platform 'Multi'

slashdot @ 2024-06-24 22:40:00

OpenAI has purchased Multi (previously Remotion), "a five-person startup based in New York City that focuses on screenshare and collaboration technologies for workers using Mac computers," reports VentureBeat. The latest acquisition comes just days after t

Car Dealerships In North America Revert To Pens and Paper After Cyberattacks

slashdot @ 2024-06-24 22:00:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Associated Press: Car dealerships in North America continue to wrestle with major disruptions that started last week with cyberattacks on a software company used widely in the auto retail sales sector. CDK Globa

The case for not sanitising fairy tales

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-24 21:35:52

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Uber Is Locking Out NYC Drivers Mid-Shift To Lower Minimum Pay

slashdot @ 2024-06-24 21:22:00

An anonymous reader shares a report: Uber has begun locking New York City drivers out of its app during periods of low demand in an attempt to fight a minimum wage rule, and Lyft is threatening to do the same. As a result, some drivers say their wages have

Apple Developer News and Updates @ 2024-06-24 21:05:26

WWDC24 highlights Browse the biggest moments from an incredible week of sessions.

The Most Unlikely Migration

Nautilus blog @ 2024-06-24 20:07:15

17 million insects cross the Pyrenees each year, with enormous impacts on the environment. The post The Most Unlikely Migration appeared first on Nautilus .

Más caviar de Menorca (y III)

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-06-24 19:43:18

Chigáev, quien juega con la bandera de España tras la agresión a Ucrania, aguanta con calidad y precisión la ofensiva de Dardha

More Memory Safety for Let's Encrypt: Deploying ntpd-rs

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-24 19:23:28

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 250 # Comments: 133

AWS Weekly Roundup: Claude 3.5 Sonnet in Amazon Bedrock, CodeCatalyst updates, SageMaker with MLflow, and more (June 24, 2024)

AWS Blog @ 2024-06-24 17:19:11

This week, I had the opportunity to try the new Anthropic Claude 3.5 Sonnet model in Amazon Bedrock just before it launched, and I was really impressed by its speed and accuracy! It was also the week of AWS Summit Japan. JAWS-UG, a Japanese AWS u

Car dealerships revert to pens and paper after cyberattacks on software provider

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-24 17:09:22

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Changes for apps in the EU now available in iPadOS 18 beta 2

Apple Developer News and Updates @ 2024-06-24 17:00:12

The changes for apps in the European Union (EU) , currently available to iOS users in the 27 EU member countries, can now be tested in iPadOS 18 beta 2 with Xcode 16 beta 2. Also, the Web Browser Engine Entitlement Addendum for Apps in the EU and Embedd

The Question of What’s Fair Illuminates the Question of What’s Hard

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-06-24 16:50:15

Computational complexity theorists have discovered a surprising new way to understand what makes certain problems hard. The post The Question of What’s Fair Illuminates the Question of What’s Hard first appeared on Quanta Magazine

Study Finds Self-Driving Cars Are Actually Safer Than Humans in Many (But Not All) Situations

Singularity Hub @ 2024-06-24 16:00:02

Autonomous vehicles are understandably held to incredibly high safety standards, but it’s sometimes forgotten that the true baseline is the often dangerous driving of humans. Now, new research shows that self-driving cars were involved in fewer accid

Finding a specific value in a sequence of integers that changes by at most 1

old new thing @ 2024-06-24 16:00:00

It's basically a discrete version of the intermediate value theorem. The post Finding a specific value in a sequence of integers that changes by at most 1 appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Data Normalization Tips: How to Weave Together Public Datasets to Make Sense of the World

Timescale blog @ 2024-06-24 14:03:00

This blog post walks you through some techniques for data normalization.

All KotlinConf Recordings Are Now Available. Enjoy!

Kotlin Blog @ 2024-06-24 13:57:07

You can now find all of the session recordings from KotlinConf’24 on the conference website! Sessions are also being added to the Kotlin YouTube channel: Photos and slides from some of the sessions are also available – click on a talk and select “Dow

All KotlinConf Recordings Are Now Available. Enjoy!

Kotlin news @ 2024-06-24 13:57:07

You can now find all of the session recordings from KotlinConf’24 on the conference website! Sessions are also being added to the Kotlin YouTube channel: Photos and slides from some of the sessions are also available – click on a talk and select “Dow

JEP 456: Preparing for the Removal of Unsafe Memory-Access Methods

InfoQ @ 2024-06-24 13:30:00

JEP 471, Deprecate the Memory-Access Methods in sun.misc.Unsafe for Removal, has been delivered for JDK 23. This JEP proposes to deprecate the memory access methods in the Unsafe class for removal in a future release. These unsupported methods have been

Weit

C0T0D0S0 @ 2024-06-24 13:00:00

Es war gestern einfach tolles Wetter zum Radfahren. Sonne, selbstredend Sonnenmilch, nachdem mich ein recht angenehmer Nachmittag am Hamburger Hafen leicht verbrannt hat. Eine Verabredung hatte mich nach längerer Zeit mal wieder in die Hafencity geführt.

Java News Roundup: Payara Platform, Jakarta EE 11 Specs, Open Liberty, Micronaut, Quarkus

InfoQ @ 2024-06-24 12:45:00

This week's Java roundup for June 17th, 2024 features news highlighting: the Payara Platform release for June 2024; all 16 Jakarta EE 11 specifications having passed their respective reviews; Open Liberty 24.0.0.6; Micronaut 4.5.0; and two Quarkus point

Microfeatures I love in blogs and personal websites

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-24 12:25:11

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Three poems from the First World War

AEON @ 2024-06-24 12:01:00

A harrowing and poignant exploration of the First World War from the perspective of three poet-soldiers who died in it - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

The problem of erring animals

AEON @ 2024-06-24 12:00:00

Three medieval thinkers struggled to explain how animals could make mistakes – and uncovered the nature of nonhuman minds - by Sam Alma Read at Aeon

Apple found in breach of EU competition rules

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-24 11:10:56

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 666 # Comments: 737

US prosecutors recommend Justice Department criminally charge Boeing

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-24 08:53:04

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 448 # Comments: 349

Cosmopolitan v3.5

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-24 08:50:00

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Soliciting open problems in honore of Luca T for my Open Problems Column

Computational Complexity @ 2024-06-24 05:43:00

As you all know Luca Trevisan, a Giant in our field, passed away at the too-young age of 52. See Lance's post on Luca HERE.  As the editor of the SIGACT News Open Problems Column I am putting together an open problems column in his memory.  (I

US EPA Enforcement and Compliance on Apple Fabrication

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-24 04:20:35

Article URL: Comments URL:

Spring Ecosystem Releases Focus on Spring Boot, Spring Security and Spring Modulith

InfoQ @ 2024-06-24 04:00:00

There was a flurry of activity in the Spring ecosystem during the week of June 17th, 2024, highlighting point releases of: Spring Boot 3.3.1 and 3.2.7; Spring Security 6.3.1, 6.2.5 and 5.8.13; Spring Session 3.3.1 and 3.2.4; and Spring Modulith 1.2.1, 1.

Meet Cohort 4 of the Next Billion Fellows!

Ethereum blog @ 2024-06-24 02:00:00

As a global public resource, technology must remain open, accessible, and dedicated to promoting the greater good. The Next Billion Fellowship Program is a testament to this vision, seeking to capture stories of communities whose lives are changing for the

Quality Outreach Heads-up - New Leyden Early-Access Builds

Inside Java @ 2024-06-24 02:00:00

This Heads-Up is part of the regular communication sent to the projects involved, it covers new Leyden EA builds...

The Marvin Attack

Red Hat blog @ 2024-06-24 02:00:00

The Marvin Attack is a new side-channel attack on cryptographic implementations of RSA in which the attacker decrypts previously captured ciphertext by measuring, over a network, server response times to specially crafted messages. The attacker also may fo

Passkey is the Future, and the Future is Now with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat blog @ 2024-06-24 02:00:00

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.4 introduces the ability for centrally managed users to authenticate through passwordless authentication with a passkey, meaning it's an enterprise Linux distribution with Fast Identity Online 2 (FIDO2) authentication for central

Customize your Red Hat OpenShift nodes and keep them updated

Red Hat blog @ 2024-06-24 02:00:00

Today we're excited to announce a new mechanism for admins to safely and easily customize an operating system deployment with highly refined needs while taking full advantage of the automation and power provided by Red Hat OpenShift. This means you don't h

Buzzwords unite: 6 reasons to run AI at the edge

Red Hat blog @ 2024-06-24 02:00:00

You can’t scroll very far without seeing buzzwords like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and edge computing. But what happens when we combine these concepts to create AI at the edge? And should we combine them? The benefits of running A

Automate actions from Datadog observability data

Red Hat blog @ 2024-06-24 02:00:00

In a digital business world, your applications drive results for both internal employees and external audiences such as customers, partners and suppliers. All of this depends on a resilient, reliable technology stack and as a result observability practices

★ WWDC 2024: Apple Intelligence

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-24 01:31:50

Apple is focusing on what it can do that no one else can on Apple devices, and not really even trying to compete against ChatGPT *et al.* for world-knowledge context. They’re focusing on unique differentiation, and eschewing commoditization.

LINQPad – The .NET Programmer's Playground

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-23 22:02:33

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 293 # Comments: 125

Kubernetes 1.30 Released with Contextual Logging, Improved Performance, and Security

InfoQ @ 2024-06-23 22:00:00

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) released Kubernetes 1.30, named Uwubernetes in April. The release introduced features such as recursive read-only mounts, job completion policy, and fast recursive SELinux label change. By Mostafa Radwan

Kolide by 1Password

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-23 21:47:54

My thanks to Kolide by 1Password for sponsoring last week at DF. The September 2023 MGM hack is one of the most notorious ransomware attacks in recent years. Journalists and cybersecurity experts rushed to report on the broken slot machines, angry hotel

Detecting hallucinations in large language models using semantic entropy

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-23 20:32:10

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Start all of your commands with a comma (2009)

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-23 20:12:02

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 396 # Comments: 158

The tiny chip that powers Montreal subway tickets

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-23 19:22:52

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 898 # Comments: 488

Más caviar de Menorca (II)

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-06-23 16:00:39

Yuffa plantea un esquema Indo-Benoni con blancas, de apariencia poco agresiva; sin embargo, su rival no afina, y el español gana con brillantez

I am using AI to drop hats outside my window onto New Yorkers

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-23 15:49:30

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 1314 # Comments: 426

Llama.ttf: A font which is also an LLM

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-06-23 14:01:45

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 586 # Comments: 147

Java Enums, JPA and PostgreSQL Enums

Baeldung @ 2024-06-23 10:21:19

Learn how to to create a seamless mapping between Java enums and PostgreSQL enums.              

How to Pass JVM Arguments via Maven

Baeldung @ 2024-06-23 10:18:59

Learn how run Java code through Maven with JVM arguments.              

Apple Announces its First AI Code Generation Model, Swift Assist

InfoQ @ 2024-06-22 20:00:00

Described as a companion tool for all coding tasks, Swift Assist aims to help developers transform ideas into code and focus on higher-level problems. Powered by a model running in Apple's Cloud, Swift Assist is integrated into Xcode and is able to gener

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through June 22)

Singularity Hub @ 2024-06-22 16:00:43

FUTURE Ilya Sutskever Has a New Plan for Safe Superintelligence Ashlee Vance | Bloomberg “For the past several months, the question ‘Where’s Ilya?’ has become a common refrain within the world of artificial intelligence. …Now S

Más caviar de Menorca (I)

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-06-22 14:55:33

El argentino Tomás Sosa arriesga mucho con negras en la apertura para lanzar un ataque al rey en posición muy compleja, que logra ganar

Fixing the “Could Not Determine Recommended JdbcType for Class” Error in JPA

Baeldung @ 2024-06-22 11:48:52

Explore the causes of the "could not determine recommended JdbcType for class" error in Hibernate and learn how to resolve it.              

Pinterest Shuts down One of the World's Largest HBase Deployments

InfoQ @ 2024-06-22 07:16:00

The engineering team at Pinterest recently deprecated their HBase clusters due to high maintenance and infrastructure costs, a lack of Hbase experts, and limited product functionalities. Following Pinterest’s move to TiDB and other database technologies,

★ Training Large Language Models on the Public Web

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-22 02:41:04

The whole point of the public web is that it’s there to learn from — even if the learner isn’t human. Is there a single LLM that was *not* trained on the public web? To my knowledge there is not, and a model that is ignorant of all information available on

Quality Outreach Heads-up - New Loom Early-Access Builds

Inside Java @ 2024-06-22 02:00:00

This Heads-Up is part of the regular communication sent to the projects involved, it covers new Loom EA builds...

★ By My Count Trump Is Batting .900 on the Ten Commandments

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-22 01:05:41

“Honor thy father and thy mother”, the exception that proves the rule.

Java Weekly, Issue 547

Baeldung @ 2024-06-21 22:43:43

Debuggers, with recursive in Hibernate, transactional tests, Aqua, and code reflection!              

★ The EU Is Reaping What It Sows With the DMA: Uncertainty

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-21 22:08:21

This is not spite. Spite would be saying these features will never come to the EU while the DMA remains in place. But a delayed rollout is the only rational response to the DMA: extreme caution in the face of the law’s by-design uncertainty and severe pena

Print Edition 55: The Rebel Issue

Nautilus blog @ 2024-06-21 22:06:42

Issue 55 of the Nautilus print edition is our Rebel Issue. It includes contributions from science writer Elena Kazamia, astrophysicist Paul M. Sutter, film producer Namir Khaliq, philosopher Jonathon Keats, and more.  This issue also features new illustra

No, AI Doesn’t Mean Human-Made Music Is Doomed. Here’s Why.

Singularity Hub @ 2024-06-21 21:06:08

Recently we have seen the launch of artificial intelligence programs such as SOUNDRAW and Loudly that can create musical compositions in the style of almost any artist. We’re also seeing big stars use AI in their own work, including to replicate others’ vo

iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 666 - Jun 21st 2024

iOS Weekly @ 2024-06-21 20:46:46

Comment Now we’re firmly settled into what a WWDC at Apple Park looks like, is that the format we’ll see for the next ten years? It’s possible, but something caught my attention this week that indicates that A

Arte, asombro y empate

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-06-21 20:14:22

Esta joya, incluida en el número 133 de la revista ‘Finales y Temas’, dirigida por el argentino José Copié, se basa en dos recursos pasmosos

Reggie Jackson on Willie Mays’s Legacy, and the Abject Racism Faced by Black Baseball Players in the 1960s

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-21 20:08:00

The whole 8-minute clip is excellent and worth your time, but do not miss the second half, starting with a sharp question from Alex Rodriguez at the 4:30 mark . Reggie describes, in heartfelt detail, the abject racism he faced as a minor league player as

Protecting Artists from Theft by AI

Nautilus blog @ 2024-06-21 19:20:11

A new strategy for copyrighting a writer’s signature style. The post Protecting Artists from Theft by AI appeared first on Nautilus .

EU Users Won’t Get Apple Intelligence, iPhone Mirroring, or the New SharePlay Screen Sharing Features This Year, Thanks to the DMA

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-21 19:05:20

The Financial Times: Apple blamed complexities in making the system compatible with EU rules that have forced it to make key parts of its iOS software and App Store services interoperable with third parties. “Due to the regulatory uncertainties brou

The Windows Runtime winrt::hstring and the C++ std::wstring are inter-assignable

old new thing @ 2024-06-21 16:00:00

Just assign them over, no cermony necessary. The post The Windows Runtime <CODE>winrt::<WBR>hstring</CODE> and the C++ <CODE>std::<WBR>wstring</CODE> are inter-assignable appeared first on The Old New Thing .

How the Square Root of 2 Became a Number

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-06-21 15:50:15

Useful mathematical concepts, like the number line, can linger for millennia before they are rigorously defined. The post How the Square Root of 2 Became a Number first appeared on Quanta Magazine

Podcast CB SyR 469: Tecnologías cuánticas en el espacio, di-Higgs en ATLAS, futuros CEPC y FCC, y las novedades del nuevo JCR 2024

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-06-21 15:27:00

Te recomiendo disfrutar del episodio 469 del podcast Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido [iVoox A, iVoox B; ApplePodcast A y ApplePodcast B], titulado “Ep469: Tecnologías Cuánticas; Di-Higgs y Futuros Colisionadores; Publicaciones Científicas», 20 jun 2024. «La [

Find the Closest Number to Zero in a Java Array

Baeldung @ 2024-06-21 15:10:58

Explore the problem of finding the closest number to zero within a Java array.               Comments Your comparison and conclusion are incorrect, because you state ... by Java Jim Optimized

Moral progress is annoying

AEON @ 2024-06-21 12:00:00

You might feel you can trust your gut to tell right from wrong, but the friction of social change shows that you can’t - by Daniel Kelly & Evan Westra Read at Aeon

How to Build Custom Java Runtimes with Jlink

Inside Java @ 2024-06-21 02:00:00

Jlink is a powerful tool in the JDK for creating custom runtimes based on the modules an application needs to run. In this video, we will introduce the key concepts and benefits of using jlink and go through five steps covering the key features used when c

Friday Five — June 21, 2024

Red Hat blog @ 2024-06-21 02:00:00

Red Hat Achieves Major Milestone for In-Vehicle Linux with Functional Safety Assessment and Certification for Linux Math LibraryThe Linux math library, a fundamental component of Red Hat In-Vehicle Operating System, has achieved a functional safety certif

AWS CodeArtifact adds support for Rust packages with Cargo

AWS Blog @ 2024-06-20 23:24:11

AWS CodeArtifact now supports Rust packages, enabling secure storage and management of Rust crates within your organization's private repositories, mitigating legal and security risks from external package sources while ensuring efficient collaboration acr

A Reality Check on Superhuman AI

Nautilus blog @ 2024-06-20 23:19:08

What’s missing from a bold new prediction of rapid progress in artificial intelligence. The post A Reality Check on Superhuman AI appeared first on Nautilus .

Researchers Say Chatbots ‘Policing’ Each Other Can Correct Some AI Hallucinations

Singularity Hub @ 2024-06-20 22:34:59

Generative AI, the technology behind ChatGPT and Google’s Gemini, has a “hallucination” problem. When given a prompt, the algorithms sometimes confidently spit out impossible gibberish and sometimes hilarious answers. When pushed, they often double down. T

What is ZIRP, and how did it impact the startup world?

YC @ 2024-06-20 22:31:03

If you’ve spent any time on the startup side of Twitter, you’ve probably seen the word “ZIRP” thrown around. In this episode of Dalton + Michael, the two talk about this economic phenomenon and the ripples it caused in the startup world.

Matt Levine on OpenAI’s True Purpose

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 20:39:04

Matt Levine, in his Money Stuff column: OpenAI was founded to build artificial general intelligence safely, free of outside commercial pressures. And now every once in a while it shoots out a new AI firm whose mission is to build artificial genera

Anthropic Introduces Claude 3.5 Sonnet

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 20:20:02

Anthropic: Claude 3.5 Sonnet sets new industry benchmarks for graduate-level reasoning (GPQA), undergraduate-level knowledge (MMLU), and coding proficiency (HumanEval). It shows marked improvement in grasping nuance, humor, and complex instructions, a

Warp’s Agent Mode: Natural Language for Terminal Commands

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 20:03:56

Michelle Lim, writing for the Warp blog (Warp, I’ll note, has previously sponsored DF ): Agent Mode raises the level of abstraction in the terminal. Using natural language, you can ask the terminal to accomplish any high level task without worrying a

Más indios brillantes (y II)

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-06-20 19:56:56

Aravindh, 31º del mundo, efectúa un profundo sacrificio tras la apertura al que saca rédito muchas jugadas después con un ataque al rey

Bringing Mars to Earth with Music

Nautilus blog @ 2024-06-20 19:06:20

A new symphony turns the science of the Red Planet into art. The post Bringing Mars to Earth with Music appeared first on Nautilus .

Lacking Votes, EU Postpones Vote on CSAM Law That Would Ban End-to-End-Encryption for Messaging

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 18:27:14

Clothilde Goujard, reporting for Politico: A vote scheduled today to amend a draft law that may require WhatsApp and Signal to scan people’s pictures and links for potential child sexual abuse material was removed from European Union countries’ agenda

Anthropic’s Claude 3.5 Sonnet model now available in Amazon Bedrock: Even more intelligence than Claude 3 Opus at one-fifth the cost

AWS Blog @ 2024-06-20 18:26:13

This powerful and cost-effective model outperforms on intelligence benchmarks, with remarkable capabilities in vision, writing, customer support, analytics, and coding to revolutionize your workflows.

‘This $8 Cardboard Knife Will Change Your Life’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 17:57:49

Matthew Panzarino, writing at The Obsessor: The cardboard is inescapable if you use Amazon or other online stores, they pile up in the hallways and next to the garbage cans and you triage as you can. We get so many that I have to break down our boxe

‘Fast Crimes at Lambda School’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 17:52:43

Ben Sandofksy went deep on the history of Lambda School, a learn-to-code startup that aimed to disrupt computer science education, and its founder, Austen Allred: What set his boot camp apart from the others were “Income Share Agreements.” Instead of

Apple ID to Be Renamed to Apple Account

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 17:44:53

Adam Engst, TidBITS: The real problem comes when tech writers document features across multiple versions of Apple’s operating systems. We’ll probably use both terms for a while before slowly standardizing on the new term. Blame Apple if you see awkwar

Alternatives to RDS

Timescale blog @ 2024-06-20 17:22:36

Amazon RDS is a popular service for cloud-hosted databases, but sometimes you need more. Learn about RDS alternatives in this blog.

Rapidly convergent series for ellipse perimeter

The Endeavour @ 2024-06-20 16:07:06

The previous post looked at two simple approximations for the perimeter of an ellipse. Approximations are necessary since the perimeter of an ellipse cannot be expressed as an elementary function of the axes. Kepler noted in 1609 that you could approximat

How to convert between different types of counted-string string types

old new thing @ 2024-06-20 16:00:00

Looking for constructors that take a character count. The post How to convert between different types of counted-string string types appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Quantum Computed Green’s Functions using a Cumulant Expansion of the Lanczos Method

Quantum Journal @ 2024-06-20 15:51:35

Quantum 8, 1383 (2024). In this paper, we present a quantum computational method to calculate the many-body Green's function matrix in a spin orbital basis. We apply our approach to finite-sized fermionic

How Is Science Even Possible?

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-06-20 15:20:11

How are scientists able to crack fundamental questions about nature and life? How does math make the complex cosmos understandable? In this episode, the physicist Nigel Goldenfeld and co-host Steven Strogatz explore the deep foundations of the scientific p

Luca Trevisan (1971-2024)

Computational Complexity @ 2024-06-20 14:31:00

Complexity theorist  Luca Trevisan  lost his battle to cancer yesterday in Milan at the age of 52. A terrible loss for our community and our hearts go out to his family.   The community will honor Trevisan's life and legacy

Los cambios revolucionarios en el JCR 2024

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-06-20 14:20:28

El año 2024 será recordado por todos los aficionados al índice de impacto de las revistas científicas. El año pasado (2023) todas las revistas del Web of Science Core Collection™ […] La entrada Los cambios revolucionarios en el JCR 2024 fue escr

NET MAUI Community Toolkit 9.0.0 Fixes Bugs, Adds CameraView

InfoQ @ 2024-06-20 14:00:00

On May 3rd, 2024, Microsoft released version 9.0.0 of their open-source .NET MAUI Community Toolkit. The new version improves the usage of the CompareConverter class and adds several bug fixes, one of which is a breaking change. The version was followed

Transitioning from a Software Engineering Role into a Management Role

InfoQ @ 2024-06-20 13:55:00

Software engineers who want to become good at leading engineers can use everyday opportunities to practice management. Peter Gillard-Moss gave a talk at QCon London where he shared his experience with becoming a manager, and provided tips and ideas for e

Inside 22,734 Steam games

daniel.haxx.se @ 2024-06-20 13:12:59

About a year ago I blogged about games that use curl. In that post I listed a bunch of well-known titles I knew use curl and there was a list of 136 additional games giving credit to curl. Kind of amazing that over one hundred games decided to use curl! At

Comparison of Discrete Variable and Continuous Variable Quantum Key Distribution Protocols with Phase Noise in the Thermal-Loss Channel

Quantum Journal @ 2024-06-20 13:08:59

Quantum 8, 1382 (2024). Discrete-variable (DV) quantum key distribution (QKD) based on single-photon detectors and sources have been successfully deployed for long-range secure key distribution. On the other ha

Quantum chi-squared tomography and mutual information testing

Quantum Journal @ 2024-06-20 12:45:27

Quantum 8, 1381 (2024). For quantum state tomography on rank-$r$ dimension-$d$ states, we show that $\widetilde{O}(r^{.5}d^{1.5}/\epsilon) \leq \widetilde{O}(d^2/\epsilon)$ copies suffice for accuracy $\epsilon

Peruvian tips for public speaking

AEON @ 2024-06-20 12:01:00

Why the author Daniel Alarcón likes to read a curious little Peruvian book of speeches and toasts when he’s feeling homesick - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

Google Provides Extended Support for Cloud SQL MySQL and PostgreSQL End-of-Life Versions

InfoQ @ 2024-06-20 12:00:00

Google Cloud has announced extended support for end-of-life Cloud SQL MySQL and PostgreSQL versions to help users maintain database operations and plan upgrades more efficiently. Starting February 1, 2025, versions such as MySQL 5.6, 5.7 and PostgreSQL 9

The disruption nexus

AEON @ 2024-06-20 12:00:00

Moments of crisis, such as our own, are great opportunities for historic change, but only under highly specific conditions - by Roman Krznaric Read at Aeon

Split a String Based on the Last Occurrence of a Character

Baeldung @ 2024-06-20 11:31:23

Learn how to split a String based on the last instance of a character in Java.              

Find the Index of the Largest Value in an Array

Baeldung @ 2024-06-20 11:28:35

Learn how to search an array to find the index of the maximum element in Java.               Comments Thank you very much for the post, it was very helpful for me. I ... by Leandro Gramajo 

Perplexity AI Is Lying About Their User Agent

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 05:48:25

Robb Knight: I put up a post about blocking AI bots after the block was in place, so assuming the user agents are sent, there’s no way Perplexity should be able to access my site. So I asked: What is this post about

Kepler’s ellipse perimeter approximations

The Endeavour @ 2024-06-20 05:43:20

In 1609, Kepler remarked that the perimeter of an ellipse with semiaxes a and b could be approximated either as P ≈ 2π(ab)½ or P ≈ π(a + b). In other words, you can approximate the perimeter of an ellipse by the circumference of a circle of radius r where

Wired: ‘Perplexity Is a Bullshit Machine’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 05:39:18

Dhruv Mehrotra and Tim Marchman, reporting for Wired ( News+ link ): A Wired analysis and one carried out by developer Robb Knight suggest that Perplexity is able to achieve this partly through apparently ignoring a widely accepted web standard know

A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet; An Encryption Back Door by Any Other Name Would Still Smell Like Shit

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 03:51:36

Signal president Meredith Whittaker, responding to a new initiative in the EU to ban end-to-end-encryption (for some reason published as a PDF despite the fact that Signal has a blog ): In November, the EU Parliament lit a beacon for global tech po

Copilot Plus PCs, Where the ‘Plus’ Means More Dumb Stickers

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 03:43:15

Paul Thurrott on Threads, after getting his new Samsung Galaxy Book4 Edge laptop: Former Windows head Terry Myerson once told me the goal of partnering with Qualcomm on Windows on Arm was to “get those f#$%ing Intel stickers off of PCs.” Mission acc

Samsung Warns That Their New Snapdragon-Based PCs Aren’t Compatible With Fortnite or Some Adobe Apps

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 02:27:22

Yang Jie and Jiyoung Sohn, reporting for The Wall Street Journal ( News+ link ): Samsung’s Galaxy Book 4 Edge [ sic ], which went on sale Tuesday in the U.S., South Korea and some other markets, contains Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor. It runs a vers

FTC Lawsuit Alleges Adobe’s Cancellation Fees Are Illegal

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 02:08:04

Ashley Belanger, reporting for Ars Technica: The government’s heavily redacted complaint laid out Adobe’s alleged scheme, which starts with “manipulative enrollment practices.” To lock subscribers into recurring monthly payments, Adobe would typic

What Happened to String Templates? Inside Java Newscast #71

Inside Java @ 2024-06-20 02:00:00

String templates proposed a way to readably and safely mix strings with run-time values and were a preview feature in JDKs 21 and 22. Then, to everybody's surprise, they were dropped in JDK 23! What where the reasons, what could a new proposal look like, w

Mike Masnick: ‘The Surgeon General Is Wrong; Social Media Doesn’t Need Warning Labels’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 01:52:53

Mike Masnick, writing for The Daily Beast: We put health warnings on things that are inherently harmful, with little redeeming health value. That is, things that are actually toxins: nicotine, lead, poisons. The complaints here are with speech .

OpenAI Expats Found ‘Safe Superintelligence Inc.’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-20 00:15:16

Ilya Sutskever, Daniel Gross, and Daniel Levy: We approach safety and capabilities in tandem, as technical problems to be solved through revolutionary engineering and scientific breakthroughs. We plan to advance capabilities as fast as possible while

Announcing the general availability of fully managed MLflow on Amazon SageMaker

AWS Blog @ 2024-06-19 18:31:51

Use Amazon SageMaker with MLflow to track experiments, compare runs, register candidate models, and transition models from experimentation to production.

‘That’s Odd — Usually the Blood Gets Off at the Second Floor’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-19 18:05:05

Speaking of Louie Mantia, back in 2011 he made a terrific wallpaper of the iconic hallway carpeting from the Overlook Hotel in The Shining . He just remade it, with even better color accuracy and texture. And to go along with it, a new wallpaper based o

Latest Breakthrough From String Theory

Not Even Wrong @ 2024-06-19 18:01:43

PRL has just published this paper (preprint here), with associated press release here. The press release explains that the authors have discovered how to use string theory to provide “an easier way to extract pi from calculations involved in decipher

Louie Mantia on Dark Mode App Icons

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-19 17:34:27

Louie Mantia: Apple’s announcement of “dark mode” icons has me thinking about how I would approach adapting “light mode” icons for dark mode. I grabbed 12 icons we made at Parakeet for our clients to illustrate some ways of going about it. [...] U

Here’s How Much Spaceflight Changes the Body’s Biology in Just Three Days

Singularity Hub @ 2024-06-19 16:00:26

Hayley Arceneaux is hardly the picture of a traditional astronaut. The 32-year-old physician assistant has a metal rod inserted into her leg to replace cancerous bone segments removed in a brawl with the disease as a child. But in September 2021, she becam

On the sadness of treating counted strings as null-terminated strings

old new thing @ 2024-06-19 16:00:00

You're throwing away perfectly good data, there. The post On the sadness of treating counted strings as null-terminated strings appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Rethinking Heuristica

Computational Complexity @ 2024-06-19 15:19:00

I've argued that more and more we seem to live in an Optiland , a computational utopia where through recent developments in optimization and learning we can solve the NP-problems that come up in practice and yet cryptography remains unscathed. We seem to

Recomendación: CIENCIA, y otras «Easy Pieces», editado por Quintín Garrido

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-06-19 13:52:46

He contribuido con «Un millón de dólares» al libro CIENCIA, y otras «Easy Pieces (2024), editado por Quintín Garrido Garrido [web; PDF]. Este libro homenajea a Richard Feynman de la […] La entrada Recomendación: CIENCIA, y otras «Easy Pieces», ed

Francis en Soles Lejanos 2.0: La materia oscura

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-06-19 13:02:33

He participado en el podcast Soles Lejanos 2.0 de David Minayo, hablando sobre materia oscura. Se ha dividido en dos partes, «Francis Villatoro: La materia oscura (1)», SL20, 11 jun […] La entrada Francis en Soles Lejanos 2.0: La materia oscura

Francis en LFDLC 592: Condensado de Bose-Einstein molecular y simulación del efecto Hall cuántico fraccionario

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-06-19 12:44:40

Ya puedes escuchar el podcast iVoox del Programa 592 de La Fábrica de la Ciencia, “El primer condensado de Bose-Einstein y simulación cuántica del efecto Hall con Francis Villatoro. Prog 592. LFDLC”, 17 […] La entrada Francis en LFDLC 592: Conden

Más indios brillantes (I)

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-06-19 12:27:19

Aditya Mittal, de 18 años, firmó una de las mejores partidas del reciente abierto de Dubái; es un vigoroso y bello ataque a un rey en el centro

How a baya weaver builds a nest

AEON @ 2024-06-19 12:01:00

Witness 18 days’ work in just 3.5 minutes as a male weaverbird crafts an elaborate dangling nest in hopes of finding a mate - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

Generative AI Capabilities for Logic Apps Standard with Azure OpenAI and AI Search Connectors

InfoQ @ 2024-06-19 12:00:00

Microsoft has announced that the Azure OpenAI and Azure AI Search connectors for Logic Apps Standard are now generally available, following an earlier public preview. These connectors are fully integrated into Azure Integration Services, providing develo

Xcode 16 Brings Predictive Code Completion Using Custom Model

InfoQ @ 2024-06-19 10:00:00

At WWDC 2024, Xcode and Swift Playground senior manager Ken Orr presented the most salient features of the upcoming version of Xcode, Xcode 16, including predictive code completion and many bug fixes and improvements. By Sergio De Simone

This Week in Rust 552

This Week in Rust @ 2024-06-19 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

Jon Stewart Talks About His Split With Apple on Matthew Belloni’s ‘The Town’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-19 03:31:11

Interesting two-part interview, with far more information than we’ve heard about the demise of The Problem With Jon Stewart on Apple TV+. Part two is here ; Overcast links to parts one and two ; Apple Podcasts links to parts one and two . Some

Willie Mays, Greatest Centerfielder in Baseball History, Dies at 93

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-19 03:19:03

John Shea, the San Francisco Chronicle: Willie Mays, the iconic and endearing “Say Hey Kid” who charmed countless fans with his brilliant athleticism and graceful style and was widely considered baseball’s greatest and most entertaining player, died T

Addressing Fragmentation in ZGC through Custom Allocators

Inside Java @ 2024-06-19 02:00:00

ZGC and other garbage collectors typically use bump-pointer allocation, which is efficient for sequential allocations but can lead to fragmentation over time. Fragmentation occurs when memory gaps are created that cannot be easily reused, necessitating cos

Why Dolphin Isn’t Coming to the App Store (Spoiler: It Needs a JIT)

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-18 23:15:41

“OatmealDome”, developer of an iOS fork of the GameCube and Wii emulator Dolphin: Two weeks ago, Apple modified their App Store guidelines to allow retro game emulators in the App Store. This week, Delta, a multi-system emulator that was previously on

The Force Was with Them

Nautilus blog @ 2024-06-18 23:05:50

My generation of filmmakers shook up cinema forever. Where are history’s periodic surges of creativity taking us? The post The Force Was with Them appeared first on Nautilus .

How Life Made Our Earth

Nautilus blog @ 2024-06-18 22:31:31

Ferris Jabr’s 3 greatest revelations while writing his book, Becoming Earth . The post How Life Made Our Earth appeared first on Nautilus .

Open Source PC Emulator UTM Blocked by Apple for Notarization, Including Through EU Marketplaces

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-18 21:48:52

Michael Tsai: This is confusing, but I think what Apple is saying is that, even with notarization, apps are not allowed to “download executable code.” Rule 2.5.2 says apps may not “download, install, or execute code” except for limited educational

Popular AI Chatbots — Including ChatGPT, Mistral, and Meta AI — Spread Russian Propaganda (Because of Course They Do)

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-18 20:58:32

Ina Fried, reporting for Axios: To conduct the study, NewsGuard entered prompts asking about narratives known to have been created by John Mark Dougan, an American fugitive who, per the New York Times, is creating and spreading misinformation from

Gran perla de Menorca

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-06-18 20:22:19

El belga Dardha firmó en abril una novedad teórica muy importante y, al mismo tiempo, una de las partidas más brillantes del año

Properties in BeanFactoryPostProcessor

Baeldung @ 2024-06-18 19:16:45

Learn to use the Environment class to inject properties in BeanFactoryPostProcessor.              

Scroll Reverser for MacOS

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-18 18:47:05

I use both a mouse and trackpad at my desk, but, for whatever reason, prefer “natural scrolling” with the trackpad, but reverse scrolling with the wheel on my mouse . Apple’s control panels for Mouse and Trackpad don’t allow you to specify different scro

Apple Security Research: ‘Private Cloud Compute: A New Frontier for AI Privacy in the Cloud’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-06-18 18:08:00

Apple: We designed Private Cloud Compute to ensure that privileged access doesn’t allow anyone to bypass our stateless computation guarantees. First, we intentionally did not include remote shell or interactive debugging mechanisms on the PCC node.

Female Founders Conference applications are open now

YC @ 2024-06-18 17:59:00

We’re bringing the Female Founders Conference back in-person, and we’ll be hosting it on August 2 at our office in the Dogpatch in San Francisco.

Introducing two powerful new capabilities in Azure Quantum Elements: Generative Chemistry and Accelerated DFT

Microsoft Quantum Blog @ 2024-06-18 17:00:00

Today, we're announcing two new purpose-built capabilities in Azure Quantum ElementsGenerative Chemistry and Accelerated DFT. The post Introducing two powerful new capabilities in Azure Quantum Elements: Generative Chemistry and Accelerated DFT appear