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AI, bots and robots
- QualityScaler: Image/video deeplearning upscaler with any GPU
- Learning to Imitate
- AI Art Tools and Resources in One Place
- Being a Solo Software Entrepreneur at 40
- AI and the Future of Pixel Art
- Neurosymbolic Programming for Science
- Metaphor Systems: A search engine based on generative AI
- NeuRRAM – New chip for running large-scale AI algorithms on smaller devices
Blockchain and decentralization
- Jack Dorsey Unveils Bluesky Social, the Decentralized Twitter
- US Attorney Announces $3.36B Cryptocurrency Seizure in Connection with Silk Road
- Bitcoin falls under $16,000
- Tether’s USDT Stablecoin Slips from $1 Peg
- Spanner: Google’s Globally-Distributed Database Wins Sigops Hall of Fame Award
Woman computer scientist of the week
Brandeis Marshall is an American data scientist and Associate Professor at Spelman College, where she serves as Chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. She has also worked to broaden participation in the field of data science to increase representation of underrepresented minorities.
Cloud and architecture
- Alexander the Great in Firdawsi’s Book of Kings
- RISC-Vlim, a RISC-V Framework for Logic-in-Memory Architectures
- MDL: A Micro-Architecture Description Language for LLVM
TL;DR: We’ve created a DSL and compiler for modeling micro-architecture that handles a very broad class of architectures – CPU, GPUs, VLIWs, DSPs, ML accelerators, and embedded devices. This effort grew out of a need to quickly develop and experiment with high-quality compilers and tools to facilitate rapid architecture exploration. We named the DSL “MDL” for “Microarchitecture Description Language”. While being significantly more expressive than TableGen’s Schedules and Itineraries used in LL…
- Purchasing Power Parity: fair pricing for your SaaS product
- Antitrust lawsuit says Apple and Amazon colluded to raise iPhone, iPad prices
SEATTLE – A new antitrust class-action lawsuit accuses Apple Inc. and Amazon.com of colluding to raise the price of iPhones and iPads, according to Hagens Berman, the law firm representing consumers against two of the world’s largest companies in today’s filing.
- An Open Source Lawyer’s View on the Copilot Class Action Lawsuit
Seems like the other shoe finally dropped and a formal complaint has been filed with the Northern District of California regarding Copilot and Codex. The complaint is fascinating because the one th…
- AWS IAM Roles, a tale of unnecessary complexity
- Chaos Bernie: Delete Azure resources by playing Doom
Development and languages
- Microsoft sued for open-source piracy through GitHub Copilot
- drgn: A programmable C debugger, scriptable from Python
- Bashing new myths about digital nomads
- Git as a janky Twitter replacement
janky twitter replacement. Contribute to diracdeltas/tweets development by creating an account on GitHub.
- Feep! search, an independent search engine for programmers
- C Isn’t a Programming Language Anymore
- Malicious Python packages replace crypto addresses in developer clipboards
- LiteDB: A .NET embedded NoSQL database
- LGP-30 found in basement, the same model of drum computer programmed by “Mel”
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- The C64 OS Programmer’s Guide
- Inline caches in the Skybison Python runtime
- Differential Datalog: a programming language for incremental computation
- Idiot Proof Git
Aliases, etc that have made rebase-based workflows in Git much less advanced feeling.
- GitHub announcing a $10M open-source fund
- GitHub code search
With GitHub code search, your code—and the world’s—is at your fingertips.
- GitHub Blocks
- GitHub is planning Voice to Code
GitHub Next Project: Write code without the keyboard. Difficulty typing? Use your voice to code without spelling things out by talking with GitHub Copilot.
- The Wa Programming Language
- Try TeXmacs in your Browser via WebAssembly (Mogan Fork of TeXmacs)
- Python Asyncio: The Complete Guide
Asyncio allows us to use asynchronous programming with coroutine-based concurrency in Python. Although asyncio has been available in Python for many years now, it remains one of the most interestin…
- Hstream – quick Python web apps – Streamlit alternative using htmx
- Dagger Python SDK: Develop Your CI/CD Pipelines as Code
- GitHub Org Audit Tool
- HCL is the fastest growing language according to the GitHub Octoverse 2022
- NSA urges orgs to use memory-safe programming languages
- Pickcode – A new way to introduce programming to kids
Quote of the week
It seems to me more like you use foresight and pessimism to avoid getting into situations where you need to demonstrate exceptional programming ability.
— mister_borogove speaking to jwz
- Zebras of all stripes repel biting flies at close range
Scientific Reports – Zebras of all stripes repel biting flies at close range
- Context to Twitter’s 2023 advertisers issues
- Twitter for iOS Updated with New $8 Subscription Offering Verification
- Twitter launches blue check for $7.99 monthly fee
- Twitter sources say company reached out to fired people asking them to come back
- Twitter, when the wall came down
- BBC: Twitter users jump to Mastodon – but what is it?
The little-known social network’s user base has swelled after Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter.
- Twitter’s Entire A11y Experience Team Let Go
- Twitter Now Asks Some Fired Workers to Please Come Back
- Twitter Suspends Kathy Griffin After She Changed Her Handle to ‘Elon Musk’
- Twitter now asks some fired workers to please come back
- Twitter to ban unlabelled parody accounts
The site’s new owner says accounts failing to specify they are parodies will be permanently suspended.
- Twitter asks some laid off workers to come back
- Nvidia Security Team: “What if we just stopped using C?”
by Fabien Chouteau – Nov 07, 2022. Today I want to share a great story about why many NVIDIA products are now running formally verified SPARK code. This blog post is in part a teaser for the case study that NVIDIA and AdaCore published today. Our journey begins with the NVIDIA Security Team. Like…
- Microsoft is phoning home the content of your PowerPoint slides
Were you aware of it: Microsoft is phoning home the content of your PowerPoint slides.
Don’t just take my word for it: open up the network monitor of your ch…
- The most unethical thing I was asked to build while working at Twitter in 2015
- Ladybird, the from-scratch SerenityOS browser, can now display Google Docs
- Early stages of Google Docs support in the Ladybird browser
- AMD’s Zen 4, Part 2: Memory Subsystem and Conclusion
- Nvidia PhysX 5.0 is now open source
NVIDIA PhysX SDK. Contribute to NVIDIA-Omniverse/PhysX development by creating an account on GitHub.
- Binance to acquire FTX
- Binance to acquire FTX
- Binance Acquires FTX
- Silicon innovation and custom ASICs at Amazon
- Zoom says its video conference app coming soon to Tesla vehicles
- Disney has more streaming customers than Netflix
The media company added 12.1 million Disney+ customers in the most recent quarter, bumping total subscriber base above Netflix.
- Projects made with No- Code that got acquired
- $118 16TB SSD on Amazon, 4 star reviews mention cuff links and coffee cups
- Gundam and anime replace rampant politics in Japanese Twitter Trends
- Musk’s first email to Twitter staff ends remote work
- Accidental Google Pixel Lock Screen Bypass
- Amazon Time Sync is now available over the internet as a public NTP service
- Key staff driving Apple search engine leave to rejoin Google
- PayPal Allows Bypassing Two-Factor Authentication with a Button Click
- Twilight: A Differentially Private Payment Channel Network
- Bloated college administration is making education unaffordable
- Migrate from Linux to FreeBSD
Take a tour of some of the differences that are notable when migrating to FreeBSD. Along the way, we’ll give insights into the background.
- M.2 for Hackers – Connectors
- Linux Kernel Has Been Forcing Different Behavior for Processes Starting with “X”
- Bankruptcy court gave blanket immunity to executives in 9 out of 10 major cases
- A crash dummy aimed at protecting women drivers
- Circadian lighting with Home Assistant: Like f.lux, but for your house
- Better CPU selection for Linux timer expiration
- Sam Bankman-Fried’s $16B Fortune Is Eviscerated in Days
- Learn HTML + CSS with a text adventure course
Learn HTML + CSS with a text adventure course
- I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Uncertainty
- Oxford University Press’s new logo is unfathomably bad
- The Sam Bankman-Fried empire crumbled. What happened? (part one)
- Sam Bankman-Fried Has a Savior Complex (September 2022)
- FTX to file for U.S. bankruptcy, CEO resigns
- Harvard Study: CBD May Significantly Reduce Anxiety with Minimal Side Effects
- $280mm+ has been moved from FTX wallets to another wallet in possible hack
- FTX faces potential hack, sees mysterious outflows totaling more than $600M
FTX officials appeared to confirm rumors of a hack on Telegram, instructing users to delete FTX apps and avoid its website.
- The NetHack Learning Environment
The NetHack Learning Environment. Contribute to facebookresearch/nle development by creating an account on GitHub.
- ZFSBootMenu – A boot loader to manage ZFS boot environments for Linux
A boot loader to manage ZFS boot environments
- FTX investor Sequoia removed its glowing profile of Sam Bankman-Fried