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This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through April 13)

Singularity Hub @ 2024-04-13 16:00:10

ROBOTICS Is Robotics About to Have Its Own ChatGPT Moment? Melissa Heikkilä | MIT Technology Review “For decades, roboticists have more or less focused on controlling robots’ ‘bodies’—their arms, legs, levers, wheels, and the like—vi

Create and Run Apache JMeter Test Scripts via Java Program

Baeldung @ 2024-04-13 15:52:10

Learn how to create and execute Apache JMeter test scripts programmatically using the JMeter Java API.              

Join Two Tables Using jOOQ

Baeldung @ 2024-04-13 15:41:12

Explore various types of joins available in jOOQ.              

Set Matrix Elements to Zero in Java

Baeldung @ 2024-04-13 15:38:02

In this tutorial, we learn various approaches to setting a matrix's entire row and column to zero if one of the elements is zero.              

Mi charla Naukas BCAM Pi 2024: «La música de los números primos»

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-04-13 13:15:50

Os presento las transparencias y una transcripción (extendida) de mi charla de 15 minutos en Naukas BCAM Pi 2024, titulada «La música de los números primos». La presenté el pasado […] La entrada Mi charla Naukas BCAM Pi 2024: «La música de los nú

Optimizing Adidas' Container Platform Using GitOps

InfoQ @ 2024-04-13 11:30:00

Adidas recently discussed how they evolved their platform configuration towards a GitOps-based setup. In a series of blog posts, Adidas elaborated on the utilization of GitOps in their container platform and how they plan to introduce improvements in the

AWS Batch Introduces Multi-Container Jobs for Large-Scale Simulations

InfoQ @ 2024-04-13 07:35:00

Recently, AWS announced the support of multi-container jobs in AWS Batch through the management console. This new feature simplifies the process of running simulations, particularly for testing complex systems such as those used in autonomous vehicles an

House Votes To Extend -- and Expand -- a Major US Spy Program

slashdot @ 2024-04-13 05:30:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Wired: A controversial US wiretap program days from expiration cleared a major hurdle on its way to being reauthorized. After months of delays, false starts, and interventions by lawmakers working to preserve and ex

Calpine's California Battery Plant Is Among World's Largest

slashdot @ 2024-04-13 04:20:00

Calpine's billion-dolllar Nova Power Bank near Los Angeles will be among the largest in the world when it comes online later this year. According to Reuters, the plant is built on the site of a failed gas-fired power plant and "will be able to power about

Scientists Discover First Nitrogen-Fixing Organelle

slashdot @ 2024-04-13 03:40:00

In two recent papers, an international team of scientists describes the first known nitrogen-fixing organelle within a eukaryotic cell, which the researchers are calling a nitroplast. Phys.Org reports: The discovery of the organelle involved a bit of luck

96% of US Hospital Websites Share Visitor Info With Meta, Google, Data Brokers

slashdot @ 2024-04-13 03:00:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Hospitals -- despite being places where people implicitly expect to have their personal details kept private -- frequently use tracking technologies on their websites to share user information with Goo

Adobe Firefly Used Thousands of Midjourney Images In Training Its 'Ethical AI' Model

slashdot @ 2024-04-13 02:20:00

According to Bloomberg, Adobe used images from its competitor Midjourney to train its own artificial intelligence image generator, Firefly -- contradicting the "commercially safe" ethical standards the company promotes. Tom's Guide reports: The startup has

Huawei Building Vast Chip Equipment R&D Center In Shanghai

slashdot @ 2024-04-13 01:40:00

AmiMoJo writes: Huawei Technologies is building a massive semiconductor equipment research and development center in Shanghai as the Chinese tech titan continues to beef up its chip supply chain to counter a U.S. crackdown. The centre's mission includes bu

Google Threatens To Cut Off News After California Proposes Paying Media Outlets

slashdot @ 2024-04-13 01:00:00

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Google says it will start removing links to California news websites in a "short term test for a small percentage of California users." The move is in response to the pending California Journalism Preserv

Microsoft Is Testing Ads in the Windows 11 Start Menu

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-13 00:49:51

More Windows news from Tom Warren at The Verge: Microsoft says it’s starting to test ads inside the Start menu on Windows 11. The software maker will use the Recommended section of the Start menu, which usually shows file recommendations, to suggest

China Tells Telecom Carriers To Phase Out Foreign Chips in Blow To Intel, AMD

slashdot @ 2024-04-13 00:20:00

China's push to replace foreign technology is now focused on cutting American chip makers out of the country's telecoms systems. From a report: Officials earlier this year directed the nation's largest telecom carriers to phase out foreign processors that

Intel Axes 13th Gen Core i5, i7, i9 K-series CPUs

slashdot @ 2024-04-12 23:42:00

Tom's Hardware: Intel is discontinuing its boxed overclockable Core i5, i7, and i9 Raptor Lake CPUs. Every K-series chip in the lineup will be discontinued on May 24th, 2024, after which vendors will no longer be able to purchase them. Intel's product chan

Your Anonymous OpenTable Reviews Will Soon Display Your First Name

slashdot @ 2024-04-12 23:01:00

OpenTable's restaurant pages still feature a lot of reviews left by anonymous diners at the moment, but that will not be the case starting next month. From a report: The online restaurant reservation service is changing its policy around reviews so that th

Joanna Stern’s Humane AI Pin (Mini) Review

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-12 22:38:49

Not even worth a full column, just a 90-second social media video. Or “ vid ”, if you will. She points out that Humane only offers a website — no apps — for accessing your captured photos, videos, and notes. I totally get why Humane designed the AI Pin

Mendocino, sakura, and my father

0xDE @ 2024-04-12 22:29:00

Last weekend I made a quick visit to my mother in Mendocino for a memorial service for my father, Tony Eppstein. He died last August, I think while I was on a plane to Tokyo, but I had seen him only days before and it was expected.

XZ backdoor story – Initial analysis

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 22:28:36

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 202 # Comments: 74

Adobe Is Buying Videos for $3 Per Minute To Build AI Model

slashdot @ 2024-04-12 22:21:00

Adobe has begun to procure videos to build its AI text-to-video generator, trying to catch up to competitors after OpenAI demonstrated a similar technology. From a report: The software company is offering its network of photographers and artists $120 to su

Show HN: Mazelit - My wife and I released our first game

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 22:16:28

Hey folks, About a year ago my wife and I, both closing in on 40, quit our jobs at Red Hat to start a games company and learn game development. Many things happened along the road, and about a week ago we released our first (small) game on Steam. https:

Cherlynn Low’s Humane AI Pin Review for Engadget

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-12 22:08:49

Cherlynn Low: When you can read what’s on the screen, interacting with it might make you want to rip your eyes out. Like I said, you’ll have to move your palm closer and further to your chest to select the right cards to enter your passcode. It’s a

Ciencia para todos T06E14: El estado de la divulgación de la ciencia en Málaga

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-04-12 21:56:50

Te recomiendo escuchar el episodio T06E14, «El estado de la divulgación de la ciencia en Málaga», 09 abr 2024 [14:45 min], del programa de radio “Ciencia para Todos”, en el […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T06E14: El estado de la divulgación de

Many AI Products Still Rely on Humans To Fill the Performance Gaps

slashdot @ 2024-04-12 21:40:00

An anonymous reader shares a report: Recent headlines have made clear: If AI is doing an impressively good job at a human task, there's a good chance that the task is actually being done by a human. When George Carlin's estate sued the creators of a podcas

Green’s Dictionary of Slang

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-12 21:20:16

From its About page : Green’s Dictionary of Slang is the largest historical dictionary of English slang. Written by Jonathon Green over 17 years from 1993, it reached the printed page in 2010 in a three-volume set containing nearly 100,000 entries

Elon Musk Doubles Down on Mars Dreams and Details What’s Next for SpaceX’s Starship

Singularity Hub @ 2024-04-12 21:13:31

Elon Musk has long been open about his dreams of using SpaceX to spread humanity’s presence further into the solar system. And last weekend, he gave an updated outline of his vision for how the company’s rockets could enable the colonization of Mars.

Apple Loses Bid To Throw Out UK Lawsuit Over App Store Fees

slashdot @ 2024-04-12 21:01:00

Apple on Friday lost a bid to throw out a mass lawsuit valued at just under $1 billion, brought in London on behalf of more than 1,500 app developers over its App Store fees. Reuters: The case, worth up to 785 million pounds ($979 million) and one of sever

Microsoft’s Hard-Sell Pitch to Windows 10 Users With PCs Ineligible for Windows 11

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-12 20:39:06

Tom Warren, writing at The Verge: Microsoft is trying to entice Windows 10 users to upgrade to Windows 11 with fullscreen prompts 18 months before the end of support cutoff. Reddit user Woopinah9 spotted a notification “while in the middle of workin

Discord is Nuking Nintendo Switch Emulator Devs and Their Entire Servers

slashdot @ 2024-04-12 20:20:00

Discord has shut down the Discord servers for the Nintendo Switch emulators Suyu and Sudachi and has completely disabled their lead developers' accounts. The Verge: Both Suyu and Sudachi began as forks of Yuzu, the emulator that Nintendo sued out of existe

Tell HN: Bypass Paywalls repository is gone

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 20:14:22

Repository seems to be gone: Visiting the user profile says it has been blocked: Comments URL: Poin

Podcast CB SyR 459: BabyLM Challenge, arqueomagnetismo mesopotámico, cosmología de DESI DR1, GW230529 en salto de masa y nuevo titanosaurio uruguayo

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-04-12 19:59:20

Te recomiendo disfrutar del episodio 459 del podcast Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido [Acast A, Acast B; iVoox A, iVoox B; iTunes A y iTunes B], titulado “Ep459: BabyLM; Arqueomagnetismo; DESI; Gravitondas; Titanosaurio», 11 abr 2024. «La tertulia semanal en [

Irish Power Crunch Could Be Prompting AWS To Ration Compute Resources

slashdot @ 2024-04-12 19:40:00

Datacenter power issues in Ireland may be coming to a head amid reports from customers that Amazon is restricting resources users can spin up in that nation, even directing them to other AWS regions across Europe instead. From a report: Energy consumed by

iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 656 - Apr 12th 2024

iOS Weekly @ 2024-04-12 19:00:54

Comment One great thing about WWDC being in San Francisco was that everything was close. It didn’t matter much which event you chose to go to after the conference finished every day, it was all within walking dis

Show HN: 5 Years Ago I made the Recovery Kit, I just made the RK2

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 18:45:09

The Recovery Kit 2 is another cyberdeck that for me is part computer, part backup device, and part functional movie prop. It's been fun to build, and the HN community has been great with ideas- especially around hosting and getting me off Squarespace.

Google threatens to cut off news after California proposes paying media outlets

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 18:41:46

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 242 # Comments: 322

Show HN: Using Google Sheets as the back end/APIs of your app

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 18:29:01

Hello everyone! At a company I worked for, we needed to develop an MVP (basically a web page) and apply certain business logic to a Google Drive spreadsheet that was frequently updated by the Sales team. In this case, we had two options: Develop a backen

Gukesh subestima a Firouzja

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-04-12 18:26:32

Dos de los mayores talentos de este siglo pelean con muy alto riesgo hasta que, en apuros de tiempo, el indio cae en una trampa del francés

I'm Peter Roberts, immigration attorney who does work for YC and startups. AMA

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 17:34:07

I'll be here all day (with a few breaks). As usual, there are many possible topics and I'll be guided by whatever you're concerned with or interested in. Please remember that I can't provide legal advice on specific cases for obvious liability reasons si

Building a Platform to Gain an Unexpected Competitive Advantage: Ranbir Chawla at QCon London

InfoQ @ 2024-04-12 17:15:00

During his QCon London presentation, Ranbir Chawla, presented the journey his team took from moving from an “architectural perfect storm” and a highly manual operational system to a product company with a modern event-based architecture that can be relea

How Do Machines ‘Grok’ Data?

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-04-12 16:00:12

By apparently overtraining them, researchers have seen neural networks discover novel solutions to problems. The post How Do Machines ‘Grok’ Data? first appeared on Quanta Magazine

The case of the string being copied from a mysterious pointer to invalid memory

old new thing @ 2024-04-12 16:00:00

Using AppVerifier to deduce the heap allocation history. The post The case of the string being copied from a mysterious pointer to invalid memory appeared first on The Old New Thing .

[Livestream] ICPC World Finals: Kotlin Heroes Blind Coding Challenge

Kotlin Blog @ 2024-04-12 15:48:58

Join us for an exciting livestream event broadcast directly from the ICPC World Finals: Kotlin Heroes Blind Coding Challenge. This is going to be a very special event featuring world-level competitive programmers: Gennady “tourist” Korotkevich, Andrew “ecn

[Livestream] ICPC World Finals: Kotlin Heroes Blind Coding Challenge

Kotlin news @ 2024-04-12 15:48:58

Join us for an exciting livestream event broadcast directly from the ICPC World Finals: Kotlin Heroes Blind Coding Challenge. This is going to be a very special event featuring world-level competitive programmers: Gennady “tourist” Korotkevich, Andrew “ecn

96% of US hospital websites share visitor info with Meta, Google, data brokers

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 15:24:11

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 207 # Comments: 62

My Fantastic Voyage at Quanta Magazine

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-04-12 15:00:26

Founding editor-in-chief Thomas Lin looks back at a decade of Quanta journalism and forward to what’s next for the magazine. The post My Fantastic Voyage at Quanta Magazine first appeared on Quanta Magazine

New Features in Java 21

Baeldung @ 2024-04-12 14:41:58

Learn about the new features of Java 21, like record patterns and switch enhancements for cleaner code.              

Precise answers to useless questions

The Endeavour @ 2024-04-12 14:25:05

I recently ran across a tweet from Allen Downey saying So much of 20th century statistics was just a waste of time, computing precise answers to useless questions. He’s right. I taught mathematical statistics at GSBS [1, 2] several times, and each t

I Lost Faith in Kagi

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 13:17:43

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 609 # Comments: 553

How Lyft Leveraged iOS Live Activities to Enhance User Experience

InfoQ @ 2024-04-12 13:00:00

Providing timely updates to users is key to improving their mobile experience, explains Lyft iOS engineer Max Husar, although it will increase development scope and effort. To achieve a balance between flexibility, reliability, and reusability, Lyft engi

Java Weekly, Issue 537

Baeldung @ 2024-04-12 12:50:31

Record as DTOs, stream peeking, JUnit 5 parameterized tests, Java 22, and idempotency key!               Comments thx for Java Records As DTOs by 1FeS Thanks by Gabriel  

Borderless Cloud at QCon London: Q&A with Adora Nwodo

InfoQ @ 2024-04-12 12:00:00

At QCon London, Adora Nkowno, Senior Software Engineer at NexaScale, discussed the complexities of seamlessly integrating multiple clouds into application architecture, deployment processes, and CI/CD pipelines. Her session was part of the Cloud-Native E

How to make a map of smell

AEON @ 2024-04-12 12:00:00

We can split light by a prism, sounds by tones, but surely the world of odour is too complex and personal? Strangely, no - by Jason Castro Read at Aeon

Hacked Nvidia 4090 GPU driver to enable P2P

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 11:27:58

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 636 # Comments: 276

An open source initiative to share and compare heat pump performance data

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 10:53:16

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 647 # Comments: 312

El efecto Dunning-Kruger no existe

brucknerite @ 2024-04-12 10:00:00

Y yo no lo sabía, quizá porque el efecto Dunning-Kruger se empeñaba en rescatarse a sí mismo de su inexistencia haciendo presa en mi ignorancia, más visceral que formal, de un principio fundamental de la estadística…

What is Webb observing now?

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 09:29:17

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 333 # Comments: 70

There’s a 30-year old dead Rabbit in Seven Sisters tube station

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 08:14:55

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 376 # Comments: 204

QCon London: gRPC Migration Automation at LinkedIn

InfoQ @ 2024-04-12 08:00:00

At QCon London 2024, Karthik Ramgopal and Min Chen described how AI helped LinkedIn change the remote procedure calls (RPC) protocol for 50,000 production endpoints from to Google's gRPC. A planned 2-3 year manual migration turned into an AI-supp

The Verge’s Review Scale

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-12 04:29:13

Re: my postscript wondering how in the world David Pierce’s scathing review of the Humane AI Pin resulted in a 4/10 score — I didn’t realize that The Verge has a page describing their review scale: We assume the 10-point scale is relatively straig

Building a Linux Container Using Namespaces: Part – 1 (2020)

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 04:22:25

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 214 # Comments: 19

How to Scale a Bufferedimage in Java?

Baeldung @ 2024-04-12 04:07:30

Learn how to scale an image by an arbitrary scale factor.              

Introduction to Light-4J

Baeldung @ 2024-04-12 03:38:32

Learn the core philosophy, key features, and architectural concepts of the Light-4j library.              

The Difference Between Throwing an Exception and Mono.error() in Spring Webflux

Baeldung @ 2024-04-12 03:34:06

In this tutorial, we learn the differences between throwing an exception and Mono.error() in Spring WebFlux.              

David Pierce Reviews Humane’s AI Pin: ‘Nope. Nuh-Uh. No Way.’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-12 03:31:54

David Pierce, mincing no words at The Verge: That raises the second question: should you buy this thing? That one’s easy. Nope. Nuh-uh. No way. The AI Pin is an interesting idea that is so thoroughly unfinished and so totally broken in so many unaccep

Convert a Phone Number in Words to Number with Java

Baeldung @ 2024-04-12 03:31:25

We may wish to convert a telephone number, expressed in words, into its equivalent digits. We look at a general algorithm for processing the names of digits and multiplicative words such as double.            

Fix the PSQLException: “FATAL: sorry, too many clients already”

Baeldung @ 2024-04-12 03:27:01

Learn about the PostgreSQL exception, FATAL: sorry, too many clients already              

How to Test Spring Application Events

Baeldung @ 2024-04-12 03:24:47

Learn how to test code that uses Spring application events.              

Continue With Transaction After Exception in JPA

Baeldung @ 2024-04-12 03:16:50

Understand when continuing with the transaction after encountering an exception may be necessary and learn how to handle this in Spring JPA.              

DNS over Wikipedia

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-12 02:52:10

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 273 # Comments: 81

Job Opportunity: Principal Software Developer (Java Security Libraries)

Inside Java @ 2024-04-12 02:00:00

The Java Security Engineering team is responsible for the Java platform security libraries and security tools development. The technologies we provide include a rich set of APIs, tools, and implementations of security algorithms and protocols. The Java sec

Programmer’s Guide to JDK Flight Recorder

Inside Java @ 2024-04-12 02:00:00

JDK Flight Recorder (JFR) is a low overhead profiling and troubleshooting framework built into the Java Virtual Machine. It comes with a powerful programming API that allows you to create application specific events. The API can also be used as a datasourc

Eclipses Should Be Celebrations of Science, Not Pseudoscience

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-12 01:57:27

Narayana Montúfar, covering the astrological “impact” of Monday’s solar eclipse for Women’s Health: So, what makes the Great American Eclipse of April 8, 2024 so special? Ancient astronomers — who, by the way, were also astrologers — believed that the

Mattel Makes New Version of Scrabble for Dum-Dums

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-12 01:22:34

Jack Guy, CNN: Now, an updated game named Scrabble Together adds “a second side to the board that is collaborative and faster-paced to make gameplay more accessible for anyone who finds word games intimidating,” according to a statement from Mattel pu

Automattic Acquires Beeper, Will Merge With Texts

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-12 00:19:27

Eric Migicovsky: If you haven’t heard of Beeper before, welcome! We make a universal chat app — one app to send and receive messages on 14 different chat networks. You might have also heard about Beeper Mini, our briefly available iMessage-on-Androi

Reyerta de muy alto nivel

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-04-12 00:01:17

Nakamura y Niepómniashi mantienen un durísimo duelo teórico y práctico sobre la Defensa Petrov analizada hasta la saciedad

This Company Is Growing Mini Livers Inside People to Fight Liver Disease

Singularity Hub @ 2024-04-11 23:10:56

Growing a substitute liver inside a human body sounds like science fiction. Yet a patient with severe liver damage just received an injection that could grow an additional “mini liver” directly inside their body. If all goes well, it’ll take up the failing

What is String Theory?

Not Even Wrong @ 2024-04-11 23:04:45

This semester the KITP has been running a program asking What is String Theory?, which is winding up next week, and was promising to “arrive at a deeper answer to the question in the title.” It seems though that this … Continue reading

Using ClickHouse to scale an events engine

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-11 20:02:52

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 222 # Comments: 94

Man creatively sneaks onto Delta flight, but gets caught

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-11 19:53:47

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 203 # Comments: 402

Hard Tech Companies, Then and Now

YC @ 2024-04-11 19:16:18

Most people know YC for funding software companies. But some of our most successful companies are the ones doing incredible things in the real world — the hard tech companies.

Show HN: I made a new sensor out of 3D printer filament for my PhD

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-11 18:06:03

Here's a "behind-the-scenes" look at my development of a cool sensor during my PhD (electrical engineering). This sensor is only about 1/3 of my total research for my degree and took about a year. I've been on HN for a while now and I've seen my fair sha

A Revolution in Time

Nautilus blog @ 2024-04-11 17:53:54

Why clocks need to follow the tempo of nature. The post A Revolution in Time appeared first on Nautilus .

OJ Simpson Dies From Cancer at 76

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-11 17:37:56

Man, I hope this doesn’t throw a kink into the Liam Neeson-starring The Naked Gun reboot that’s shooting this year.  ★ 

Apple alerts users in 92 nations to mercenary spyware attacks

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-11 17:06:26

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 447 # Comments: 281

Viruses Finally Reveal Their Complex Social Life

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-04-11 16:55:46

New research has uncovered a social world of viruses full of cheating, cooperation and other intrigues, suggesting that viruses make sense only as members of a community. The post Viruses Finally Reveal Their Complex Social Life first appeare

Vietnamese property tycoon sentenced to death in $27B fraud case

Hacker News 200 @ 2024-04-11 16:53:53

Article URL: Comments URL: Points: 242 # Comments: 318


old new thing @ 2024-04-11 16:00:00


Can Information Escape a Black Hole?

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-04-11 15:09:00

Black holes are inescapable traps for most of what falls into them — but there can be exceptions. The theoretical physicist Leonard Susskind speaks with co-host Janna Levin about the black hole information paradox and how it has propelled modern physics.

Adopting Agile by Increasing Psychological Safety in a Software Team

InfoQ @ 2024-04-11 13:34:00

To test the agile way of thinking, a software team worked on their psychological safety with kick-off exercises, sharing coffee breaks, celebrating wins, a stand-up question, and 1-on-1 talks. This helped them to increase psychological safety in their so

Bygone visions of cosmic neighbours

AEON @ 2024-04-11 12:01:00

Ever since astronomers have looked to the skies, they’ve filled their knowledge gaps with wild theories of alien life - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

Azure API Management Basic V2 and Standard V2 GA: Enhancing Scalability, Security, and Networking

InfoQ @ 2024-04-11 12:00:00

Microsoft recently announced the general availability of new pricing tiers for Azure API Management, Basic v2, and Standard v2. It offers scalability and flexibility to support various development projects, from small to enterprise-level applications.

Conscientious unbelievers

AEON @ 2024-04-11 12:00:00

How, a century ago, radical freethinkers quietly and persistently subverted Scotland’s Christian establishment - by Felicity Loughlin Read at Aeon

Ciencia para todos T06E13: Perros robot policía “patrullarán” Málaga

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-04-11 11:53:47

Te recomiendo escuchar el episodio T06E13, «Perros robot policía “patrullarán” Málaga », 26 mar 2024 [a partir del minuto 01:20:03], del programa de radio “Ciencia para Todos”, en el que […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T06E13: Perros robot poli

Ciencia para todos T06E12: Inversión multimillonaria una empresa de tecnología fotónica de Málaga

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-04-11 10:33:31

Te recomiendo escuchar el episodio T06E12, «Una empresa tecnológica de la UMA recibe una Inversión multimillonaria para desarrollar energía fotónica», 12 mar 2024 [14:23 min], del programa de radio “Ciencia […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T06E1

QCon London: Mastering Long-Running Processes in Modern Architectures

InfoQ @ 2024-04-11 08:00:00

At QCon London 2024, Bernd Ruecker recommended implementing long-running tasks asynchronously with a process-orchestration platform. Such a platform provides better service boundaries and efficiencies and reduces accidental system complexity and risk. Or

Pairs in poker

The Endeavour @ 2024-04-11 04:38:24

An article by Y. L. Cheung [1] gives reasons why poker is usually played with five cards. The author gives several reasons, but here I’ll just look at one reason: pairs don’t act like you might expect if you have more than five cards. In five-

Job Opportunity: Software Development Engineer

Inside Java @ 2024-04-11 02:00:00

We are looking for a Software Development Engineer who will help us diagnose, debug and resolve bugs reported by our customers as well as improving the overall quality and stability of the JVM. Here in the Stockholm office, we have the unique access to som

Harvard’s New Programmable Liquid Shifts Its Properties on Demand

Singularity Hub @ 2024-04-11 00:37:37

We’re surrounded by ingenious substances: a menu of metal alloys that can wrap up leftovers or skin rockets, paints in any color imaginable, and ever-morphing digital displays. Virtually all of these exploit the natural properties of the underlying m

Suicidio de Firouzja

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-04-11 00:33:24

Tiene probablemente el mayor talento que se ha visto en el ajedrez desde Carlsen, pero, a los 20 años, sólo es una triste sombra de sí mismo

Lithium, the Elemental Rebel

Nautilus blog @ 2024-04-10 22:43:15

What a missing element can teach us about the universe. The post Lithium, the Elemental Rebel appeared first on Nautilus .

Ciencia para todos T06E11: El cerebro adolescente

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-04-10 20:58:33

Te recomiendo escuchar el episodio T06E11, «¿Cómo funciona el cerebro adolescente?», 20 feb 2024 [17:53 min], del programa de radio “Ciencia para Todos”, en el que participo junto a Enrique […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T06E11: El cerebro ado

2023 Turing Award

Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP @ 2024-04-10 18:50:40

Congrats to Avi Wigderson for his winning the 2023 Turing Award. It places Avi in with some of the great theorists of all time. See for other winners: Knuth, Rabin, Scott, Cook, Karp, Hopcroft, Tarjan, Hartmanis, Blum, Yao, Rivest, Shamir, Adleman, Valiant

Avi wins the Turing Award

Computational Complexity @ 2024-04-10 18:11:00

The ACM announced that Avi Wigderson, a force in computational complexity and beyond, will receive the 2023 A. M. Turing Award ( Quanta article ). This is the first primarily complexity theorist to win the award since Andy Yao in 2000. Avi can add

Achieving privacy compliance with your CI/CD: A guide for compliance teams

Google Developers @ 2024-04-10 18:00:00

Posted by Fergus Hurley – Co-Founder & GM, Checks, and Evan Otero – Product Manager, Checks In the fast-paced world of software development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) have become cornerstones, enabling te

Using data replication in legacy displacement

Martin Fowler @ 2024-04-10 17:00:00

Alessio Ferri and Tom Coggrave complete their article about introducing seams into mainframe systems by looking how we can use data replication . Done well, it can provide a rapid start to a displacement effort, but we must be wary of it coupl

Solar system means

The Endeavour @ 2024-04-10 16:40:27

Yesterday I stumbled on the fact that the size of Jupiter is roughly the geometric mean between the sizes of Earth and the Sun. That’s not too surprising: in some sense (i.e. on a logarithmic scale) Jupiter is the middle sized object in our solar sy

QCon London: the Art, Science and Psychology of Decision-Making

InfoQ @ 2024-04-10 16:30:00

At QCon London 2024, Hannes Ricklefs, head of architecture at the BBC, gave a well-received talk on decision making. Ricklefs summarised the key reasons behind applying art, science and psychology to the discipline of decision-making, focusing on appr

How can I find out which process has locked me out of the clipboard?

old new thing @ 2024-04-10 16:00:00

You can ask for the clipboard opener. The post How can I find out which process has locked me out of the clipboard? appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Schema Registry Clients in Action

Confluent @ 2024-04-10 15:22:46

Learn what happens behind the scenes in Apache Kafka producer and consumer clients when communicating with Schema Registry and serializing/deserializing messages.

QCon London: How Duolingo Sent 4 Million Push Notifications in 6 Seconds During the Super Bowl Break

InfoQ @ 2024-04-10 15:05:00

As part of the Super Bowl marketing campaign, Duolingo sent out 4 million mobile push notifications when the company’s five-second ad aired during the commercial break. At QCon London, Doulingo’s engineers presented the asynchronous AWS architecture resp

QCon London: Efficient Serverless Development

InfoQ @ 2024-04-10 15:00:00

At QCon London, Yan Cui, a serverless advocate at Lumigo, shared patterns for effective local development with AWS serverless technologies. The focus areas were testing approaches, deployment practices, and application environments. By Nsikan Essien

Ciencia para todos T06E10: El Centro Interuniversitario de Microelectrónica (IMEC) llega a Málaga

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-04-10 14:09:23

Te recomiendo escuchar el episodio T06E10, «Ezequiel Navarro, el antequerano que ha hecho posible la llegada a Málaga del IMEC, uno de los centros tecnológicos más importantes del mundo. Así […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T06E10: El Centro Int

The takeover

AEON @ 2024-04-10 12:01:00

‘God gave me enough power to fight for my rights’ – hear the voices of women across Afghanistan over a year of Taliban rule - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

Avi Wigderson, Complexity Theory Pioneer, Wins Turing Award

Quanta Magazine @ 2024-04-10 10:57:40

The prolific researcher found deep connections between randomness and computation and spent a career influencing cryptographers, complexity researchers and more. The post Avi Wigderson, Complexity Theory Pioneer, Wins Turing Award first appea

Mejoras en casa

brucknerite @ 2024-04-10 10:00:00

Me ha costado un poco porque el espacio en el raíl DIN del cuadro eléctrico de casa era el justo para instalarlo, pero por fin he puesto un contador en mi instalación eléctrica. Escogí este modelo porque…

Verified curl @ 2024-04-10 09:54:42

Don’t trust. Verify. Here follows a brief description on how you can detect if the curl package would ever make an xz. xz (and its library liblzma) was presumably selected as a target because it is an often used component and by extension via systemd

This Week in Rust 542

This Week in Rust @ 2024-04-10 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

TSMC Will Build Third Arizona Fab After Winning $6.6B in CHIPS Funding

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-10 04:52:18

Ashley Belanger, reporting for Ars Technica: The US Department of Commerce has proposed another round of CHIPS Act funding up to $6.6 billion for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which President Joe Biden hopes will “support the

From the Annals of Underpromising and Overdelivering: Apple’s Timing for the Mac’s Transition to Apple Silicon

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-10 04:48:28

In the previous item I mentioned Microsoft’s “the boy who cried wolf” problem regarding its upcoming Surface devices powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X Elite chips. To wit: Microsoft has been trying to promote ARM-based Surface laptops and tablets — and

Microsoft Preparing New Push for ARM-Powered Windows Laptops

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-10 03:20:22

Tom Warren, reporting for The Verge: Microsoft is getting ready to fully unveil its vision for “AI PCs” next month at an event in Seattle . Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that Microsoft is confident that a round of new Arm-pow

Google Expands in-House Chip Efforts for AI Data Centers

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-10 03:05:14

Miles Kruppa and Asa Fitch, reporting for The Wall Street Journal ( News+ ): Google is making more of its own semiconductors, preparing a new chip that can handle everything from YouTube advertising to big data analysis as the company tries to combat

Pragg no remata a Niepo

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-04-10 01:09:49

El juvenil indio aplica una receta muy venenosa al doble subcampeón del mundo pero, tras varias jugadas tremendas, omite el golpe ganador

★ From the Department of Spending Tim Cook’s Money: Online Photo Storage Is Surely Expensive to Offer, but Apple Should Offer More

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-10 00:22:16

Like the stingy U.S. minimum wage — which was last increased, to $7.25/hour, in 2009 — these tiers ought to be adjusted for “inflation” periodically, but aren’t. If Apple really wants iPhone users not to worry about photo storage, they should offer more wi

The Marine Biologist Who Dove Right In

Nautilus blog @ 2024-04-09 22:28:25

He changed the study of ocean life by getting in the water. The post The Marine Biologist Who Dove Right In appeared first on Nautilus .

3 Body Problem: Is the Universe Really a ‘Dark Forest’ Full of Hostile Aliens in Hiding?

Singularity Hub @ 2024-04-09 20:17:29

We have no good reason to believe that aliens have ever contacted Earth. Sure, there are conspiracy theories, and some rather strange reports about harm to cattle, but nothing credible. Physicist Enrico Fermi found this odd. His formulation of the puzzle,

Large Language Models for Code by Loubna Ben Allal at QCon London

InfoQ @ 2024-04-09 19:56:00

At QCon London, Loubna Ben Allal discussed Large Language Models (LLMs) for code. She discussed the lifecycle of code completion models, which consists of pre-training on vast codebases and finetuning and continuous adaptation. She specifically discussed

Apple’s New iPhone Ad: ‘Don’t Let Me Go’

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-09 19:52:03

I saw this new iPhone 15 commercial a few times over the weekend, watching basketball. (Congrats to the South Carolina women and UConn men, both of whom won championships convincingly.) The gist of the commercial is that you shouldn’t worry about deleting

Earth : Jupiter :: Jupiter : Sun

The Endeavour @ 2024-04-09 19:50:06

The size of Jupiter is approximately the geometric mean of the sizes of Sun and Earth. In terms of radii, The ratio on the left equals 9.95 and the ratio on the left equals 10.98. The subscripts are the astronomical symbols for the Sun (☉, U+2609), Jupite

Gemini 1.5 Pro Now Available in 180+ Countries; With Native Audio Understanding, System Instructions, JSON Mode and More

Google Developers @ 2024-04-09 18:00:00

Posted by Jaclyn Konzelmann and Megan Li - Google Labs Grab an API key in Google AI Studio , and get started with the Gemini API Cookbook Less than two months ago, we made our next-generation Gemini 1.5 Pro model available in Goo

Rance Cleaveland passed away on March 27, 2024. He will be missed

Computational Complexity @ 2024-04-09 16:20:00

  My friend and colleague Rance Cleaveland passed away on March 27, 2024 at the age of 62.  He was a professor at The University of Maryland at College Park in the Computer Science Department. He worked in Software Engineering. He did program ve

NVIDIA Announces Next-Generation AI Superchip Blackwell

InfoQ @ 2024-04-09 16:00:00

NVIDIA recently announced their next generation GPU architecture, Blackwell. Blackwell is the largest GPU ever built, with over 200 billion transistors, and can train large language models (LLMs) up to 4x faster than previous generation hardware. By An

If I enumerate all the processes and add up all the Get­Gui­Resources, why doesn’t it match the GR_GLOBAL value?

old new thing @ 2024-04-09 16:00:00

There are some things that aren't charged to processes. The post If I enumerate all the processes and add up all the <CODE>Get­Gui­Resources</CODE>, why doesn’t it match the <CODE>GR_<WBR>GLOBAL</CODE> value?

How to Securely Connect Confluent Cloud with Services on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Confluent @ 2024-04-09 16:00:00

How to securely integrate Confluent Cloud with AWS, Azure, and GCP, and more via cloud, on-prem, and private, or public networks using Confluent Cloud’s fully managed connectors.

Double-bracket quantum algorithms for diagonalization

Quantum Journal @ 2024-04-09 15:33:28

Quantum 8, 1316 (2024). This work proposes double-bracket iterations as a framework for obtaining diagonalizing quantum circuits. Their implementation on a quantum computer consists of interlacing evolutions ge

Classical analogue of quantum superdense coding and communication advantage of a single quantum system

Quantum Journal @ 2024-04-09 15:18:20

Quantum 8, 1315 (2024). We analyze utility of communication channels in absence of any short of quantum or classical correlation shared between the sender and the receiver. To this aim, we propose a class of tw

Ciencia para todos T06E09: La psicología cognitiva trata de explicar a los antivacunas

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-04-09 15:01:44

Te recomiendo escuchar el episodio T06E09, «¿Cuáles son las causas psicológicas que influyen para que las personas no quieran vacunarse?», 23 ene 2024 [14:34 min], del programa de radio “Ciencia […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T06E09: La psicol

Meet the inaugural cohort of our Google for Startups Accelerator: AI First North America

Google Developers @ 2024-04-09 15:00:00

Posted by Matt Ridenour, Head of Startup Developer Ecosystem - USA Startups are at the forefront of developing solutions for some of humanity's most pressing challenges by using AI, driving breakthroughs across industries from healthcare to

Gravity on Jupiter

The Endeavour @ 2024-04-09 14:57:14

I was listening to the latest episode of the Space Rocket History podcast. The show includes some audio from a documentary on Pioneer 11 that mentioned that a man would weigh 500 pounds on Jupiter. My immediate thought was “Is that all?! Is this 

Gemma Family Expands with Models Tailored for Developers and Researchers

Google Developers @ 2024-04-09 14:00:00

Posted by Tris Warkentin – Director, Product Management and Jane Fine - Senior Product Manager In February we announced Gemma , our family of lightweight, state-of-the-art open models built from the same research and technology used to cr

Efficient Computation of the Quantum Rate-Distortion Function

Quantum Journal @ 2024-04-09 13:42:51

Quantum 8, 1314 (2024). The quantum rate-distortion function plays a fundamental role in quantum information theory, however there is currently no practical algorithm which can efficiently compute this function

Ciencia para todos T06E08: La historia de Encuentros con la Ciencia en Málaga

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-04-09 13:28:34

Por desgracia no está disponible en la web de la SER el podcast del episodio T06E08, «La historia de Encuentros con la Ciencia en Málaga», 09 ene 2024, del programa […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T06E08: La historia de Encuentros con la Cienci

Optimizing Variational Quantum Algorithms with qBang: Efficiently Interweaving Metric and Momentum to Navigate Flat Energy Landscapes

Quantum Journal @ 2024-04-09 13:24:08

Quantum 8, 1313 (2024). Variational quantum algorithms (VQAs) represent a promising approach to utilizing current quantum computing infrastructures. VQAs are based on a parameterized quantum circuit optimized i

Time-Series Forecasting With TimescaleDB and Prophet

Timescale blog @ 2024-04-09 13:20:15

A tutorial on how to use TimescaleDB and Prophet for time-series forecasting and efficient data analysis.

Quantum advantage in temporally flat measurement-based quantum computation

Quantum Journal @ 2024-04-09 13:15:21

Quantum 8, 1312 (2024). Several classes of quantum circuits have been shown to provide a quantum computational advantage under certain assumptions. The study of ever more restricted classes of quantum circuits

Why America fell for guns

AEON @ 2024-04-09 12:00:00

The US today has extraordinary levels of gun ownership. But to see this as a venerable tradition is to misread history - by Megan Kang Read at Aeon

Firouzja ya no deslumbra

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-04-09 11:16:51

Con casi 21 años, el portento franco-iraní sigue rayando a gran altura en riesgo e imaginación, pero no encandila como en su adolescencia

En la radio

brucknerite @ 2024-04-09 10:00:00

El pasado domingo 7 de abril, en el programa De Vuelta de RNE 5, tuve el placer de ser entrevistado por Inmaculada Palomares sobre esa parte del tren que los niños no dibujan nunca… o casi nunca, porque de todo ha de haber. Naturalmente, hablo de […]

QCon London: Meta Used Monolithic Architecture to Ship Threads in Only Five Months

InfoQ @ 2024-04-09 09:01:00

Zahan Malkani talked during QCon London 2024 about Meta’s journey from identifying the opportunity in the market to shipping the Threads application only five months later. The company leveraged Instagram's existing monolithic architecture and quickly it

[Sponsor] Pok Pok

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-09 04:22:41

Pok Pok is a delightful Apple Design Award and App Store Award winning collection of digital toys for kids aged 2–7. Designed by parents and educators unhappy with the apps they found, it has no ads, no overstimulating sounds, and no addictive gimmicks to

Google Launches Upgraded Find My Device Network for Android

Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-09 04:19:28

Erik Kay, writing on Google’s company blog: Today, the all-new Find My Device is rolling out to Android devices around the world, starting in the U.S. and Canada. With a new, crowdsourced network of over a billion Android devices, Find My Device can h

Security advisory for the standard library (CVE-2024-24576)

Rust blog @ 2024-04-09 02:00:00

The Rust Security Response WG was notified that the Rust standard library did not properly escape arguments when invoking batch files (with the bat and cmd extensions) on Windows using the Command API. An attacker able to control the arguments pas

Changes to Rust's WASI targets

Rust blog @ 2024-04-09 02:00:00

WASI 0.2 was recently stabilized , and Rust has begun implementing first-class support for it in the form of a dedicated new target. Rust 1.78 will introduce new wasm32-wasip1 (tier 2) and wasm32-wasip2 (tier 3) targets. wasm32-wasip1 is an effecti

Announcing Rust 1.77.2

Rust blog @ 2024-04-09 02:00:00

The Rust team has published a new point release of Rust, 1.77.2. Rust is a programming language that is empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software. If you have a previous version of Rust installed via rustup, getting Rust 1.77.2 is as

A Decade of JDK Updates in OpenJDK

Inside Java @ 2024-04-09 02:00:00

Since Oracle began developing updates for the JDK with the JDK 7 Updates Project in 2011, a lot has happened in the OpenJDK community. The development processes have been constantly adapted, so that today the changes to the updates begin their journey as p

Job Opportunity: Software Development Manager

Inside Java @ 2024-04-09 02:00:00

The Java Security Engineering team is responsible for the Java platform security libraries and security tools development. The technologies we provide include a rich set of APIs, tools, and implementations of security algorithms and protocols. The Java sec

The Rebel Issue

Nautilus blog @ 2024-04-09 00:25:22

How we change the world. The post The Rebel Issue appeared first on Nautilus .

Viva la Library!

Nautilus blog @ 2024-04-09 00:24:27

Rebel against The Algorithm. Get a library card. The post Viva la Library! appeared first on Nautilus .

The Prizefighters

Nautilus blog @ 2024-04-09 00:24:04

If you want to know what it takes to succeed in science, head to the Nobel Prize ceremony. The post The Prizefighters appeared first on Nautilus .

The Bacteria That Revolutionized the World

Nautilus blog @ 2024-04-09 00:23:45

How cyanobacteria killed one climate and created our habitable Earth. The post The Bacteria That Revolutionized the World appeared first on Nautilus .

Ciencia para todos T06E07: La almeja asiática invasora en el río Guadalhorce

La Ciencia de la Mula Francis @ 2024-04-08 22:04:17

Te recomiendo escuchar el episodio T06E07, «El impacto de las especies invasoras en fiestas navideñas», 26 dic 2023 [a partir del minuto 01:20:55], del programa de radio “Ciencia para Todos”, […] La entrada Ciencia para todos T06E07: La almeja as

Your Brain Breaks Its Own DNA to Form Memories That Can Last a Lifetime

Singularity Hub @ 2024-04-08 21:55:10

Some memories last a lifetime. The awe of seeing a full solar eclipse. The first smile you shared with your partner. The glimpse of a beloved pet who just passed away in their sleep. Other memories, not so much. Few of us remember what we had for lunch a w

Lean Into Verified Software Development

AWS Open Source News @ 2024-04-08 19:42:53

We built a formal model of Cedar in Lean, and proved that Cedar’s components satisfy key safety and security properties.

Introducing TED’s new tagline

TED Blog @ 2024-04-08 19:00:24

To celebrate TED’s 40th anniversary, we’re ushering in a new chapter and a new tagline. For the first half of TED‘s existence, we were an annual conference, bringing together a few hundred people every year to think about Technology, Ente

AWS Weekly Roundup: Amazon EC2 G6 instances, Mistral Large on Amazon Bedrock, AWS Deadline Cloud, and more (April 8, 2024)

AWS Blog @ 2024-04-08 18:29:58

We’re just two days away from AWS Summit Sydney (April 10–11) and a month away from the AWS Summit season in Southeast Asia, starting with the AWS Summit Singapore (May 7) and the AWS Summit Bangkok (May 30). If you happen to be in Sydney, Singapore, or Ba

Efficient solution of the non-unitary time-dependent Schrodinger equation on a quantum computer with complex absorbing potential

Quantum Journal @ 2024-04-08 18:20:07

Quantum 8, 1311 (2024). We explore the possibility of adding complex absorbing potential at the boundaries when solving the one-dimensional real-time Schrödinger evolution on a grid using a quantum computer wit

Inplace Access to the Surface Code Y Basis

Quantum Journal @ 2024-04-08 17:39:28

Quantum 8, 1310 (2024). In this paper, I cut the cost of Y basis measurement and initialization in the surface code by nearly an order of magnitude. Fusing twist defects diagonally across the surface code patch

Improved Quantum Query Complexity on Easier Inputs

Quantum Journal @ 2024-04-08 17:29:03

Quantum 8, 1309 (2024). Quantum span program algorithms for function evaluation sometimes have reduced query complexity when promised that the input has a certain structure. We design a modified span program al

How does the classic Win32 ListView handle incremental searching?

old new thing @ 2024-04-08 16:00:00

Combining prefix search with repeated search, to accommodate multiple styles. The post How does the classic Win32 ListView handle incremental searching? appeared first on The Old New Thing .

Couple in a room smoking cigarettes

AEON @ 2024-04-08 12:01:00

Capturing the daily routines of a chain-smoking Polish couple, this short finds an unlikely poetry in life’s mundane rhythms - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

The therapist who hated me

AEON @ 2024-04-08 12:00:00

Going to a child psychoanalyst four times a week for three years was bad enough. Reading what she wrote about me was worse - by Michael Bacon Read at Aeon

Fetching OSLog Messages in Swift

Use Your Loaf @ 2024-04-08 11:53:23

Using the OSLog framework for logging in your Apps? How do you retrieve those logs at runtime to show them in your App? Here’s what worked for me. Last updated: Apr 12, 2024 Swift Logging - A Recap I’ve written about using the OSLog u


Daring Fireball @ 2024-04-08 02:06:56

My thanks to Kolide for sponsoring DF last week. Kolide’s Shadow IT report found that 47% of companies let unmanaged devices access their resources, and authenticate via credentials alone . Even with phishing-resistant MFA, it’s frighteningly easy fo

Job Opportunity: Senior Principal Software Developer

Inside Java @ 2024-04-08 02:00:00

The Java Platform group is looking for passionate and highly-motivated software engineers to join our world class development engineering effort. Our team is responsible for delivering all aspect of the core Java platform that is used by millions of develo

Niepo no falla; Vidit, sí

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-04-08 01:02:24

El doble subcampeón del mundo aprovecha el exceso de confianza del indio cuando este había logrado una posición más que satisfactoria

Let's Kerberos

ImperialViolet @ 2024-04-07 02:00:00

(I think this is worth pondering, but I don’t mean it too seriously—don’t panic.) Are the sizes of post-quantum signatures getting you down ? Are you despairing of deploying a post-quantum Web PKI? Don’t fret! Symmetric cryptography is post-quantum t

Job Opportunity: Senior Software Developer

Inside Java @ 2024-04-07 02:00:00

The Java Platform group is looking for passionate and highly-motivated software engineers to join our world class development engineering effort. Our team is responsible for delivering all aspect of the core Java platform that is used by millions of develo

Pragg se lanza y gana

Partidas ajedrez El País @ 2024-04-07 01:12:25

Derrotado en la ronda anterior por Gukesh, el portento indio sale a degüello con negras contra su otra compatriota, Vidit, y logra una victoria espléndida

The Coming Solar Eclipse

Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP @ 2024-04-06 22:22:34

Last Tuesday, April 2nd, the New York Times had its weekly Science section. Its focus was all about the eclipse that happens on Monday, April 8th. When it will exactly happen? How best to watch it? How to enjoy even if you are blind—can you still enj