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YouTube-dl has received a DMCA takedown from RIAA (github.com)
ytdl-org/youtube-dl (web.archive.org)
Command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and other video sites - ytdl-org/youtube-dl
Sony Corp. of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc. - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Sony Corp. of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc., 464 U.S. 417 (1984), also known as the “Betamax case”, is a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States which ruled that the making of individual copies of complete television shows for purposes of time shifting does not constitute copyright infringement, but is fair use.[1][2] The Court also ruled that the manufacturers of home video recording devices, such as Betamax or other VCRs (r...
Cryo–electron microscopy breaks the atomic resolution barrier (www.sciencemag.org)
Cryo-electron tomography (www.nature.com)
Cryo-electron tomography may facilitate in situ structural biology on a proteomic scale.
The Galloping Horse Problem And The World’s First Motion Picture (www.amusingplanet.com)
Role Emerges for Imaging in COVID-19 Vaccine Development (www.diagnosticimaging.com)
Advanced imaging techniques are being used to pinpoint antibodies that could lead to preventive treatment.
Novel coronavirus structure reveals targets for vaccines and treatments (www.nih.gov)
Researchers produced a detailed picture of the part of SARS-CoV-2—the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19—that allows it to infect human cells.
Molecular Imaging of Immunotherapy Targets in Cancer (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
Immunotherapy has emerged as a promising alternative in the arsenal against cancer by harnessing the power of the immune system to specifically target malignant tissues. As the field of immunotherapy continues to expand, researchers will require newer ...
Applications of Direct Detection Device in Transmission Electron Microscopy (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
A prototype Direct Detection Device (DDD) camera system has shown great promise in improving both the spatial resolution and the signal to noise ratio for electron microscopy at 120–400 keV beam energies (. Methods in Cell Biology, 79, 721–739). ...
Initial evaluation of a Direct Detection Device detector for single particle cryo-electron microscopy (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
We report on initial results of using a new Direct Detection Device (DDD) for single particle reconstruction of vitreous ice embedded specimens. Images were acquired on a Tecnai F20 at 200KeV and a nominal magnification of 29,000x. This camera has a significantly ...
RCSB PDB - 7A6A: 1.15 A structure of human apoferritin obtained from Titan Mono- BCOR microscope (www.rcsb.org)
As a member of the wwPDB, the RCSB PDB curates and annotates PDB data according to agreed upon standards. The RCSB PDB also provides a variety of tools and resources. Users can perform simple and advanced searches based on annotations relating to sequence, structure and function. These molecules are visualized, downloaded, and analyzed by users who range from students to specialized scientists.
Atomic nucleus - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
diameter of hydrogen atom / diameter of proton - Wolfram|Alpha (www.wolframalpha.com)
Wolfram|Alpha brings expert-level knowledge and capabilities to the broadest possible range of people—spanning all professions and education levels.
Sub-ångström cryo-EM structure of a prion protofibril reveals a polar clasp (www.nature.com)
MicroED structure of a peptide from the β2–α2 loop of the bank vole prion protein reveals a protofibril stabilized by a dense network of hydrogen bonds.
Atomic-resolution protein structure determination by cryo-EM (www.nature.com)
Advances in electron cryo-microscopy allow the structure of apoferritin to be determined at a resolution that enables the visualization of individual atoms.
Single-particle cryo-EM at atomic resolution (www.nature.com)
Advances in electron cryo-microscopy hardware allow proteins to be studied at atomic resolution.
Angstrom - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
The angstrom[1][2][3][4] (/ˈæŋstrəm/, /ˈæŋstrʌm/;[3][5][6] ANG-strəm, ANG-strum[5]) or ångström[1][7][8][9] is a metric unit of length equal to 10−10 m; that is, one ten-billionth of a metre, 0.1 nanometre, or 100 picometres. Its symbol is Å, a letter of the Swedish alphabet.
Uncertainty principle - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Observer effect (physics) - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Four Features That Justify a New Unix Shell (www.oilshell.org)
Simple Word Evaluation in Unix Shell (www.oilshell.org)
This document describes Oil's word evaluation semantics (shopt -s simple_word_eval) for experienced shell users. It may also be useful to those who want to implement this behavior in another shell.
oilshell/oil (github.com)
A new Unix shell. Our upgrade path from bash to a better language and runtime. - oilshell/oil
Four Features That Justify a New Unix Shell (lobste.rs)
17 comments
Oil's Parser is 160x to 200x Faster Than It Was 2 Years Ago (www.oilshell.org)
(We're in the middle of a series of posts to bring readers up-to-date on the project.)
Show HN: Built a timeline component for React with multiple layout modes (github.com)
ChronoFlo Timeline Maker | Create a timeline for free (www.chronoflotimeline.com)
ChronoFlo Timeline Maker allows you create stunning online timelines that will wow your friends, readers or customers
wavy.fm (wavy.fm)
wavy.fm tracks the music you listen to, and lets you discover, share, and rate new music.
How Debuggers Work: Getting and Setting x86 Registers (www.moritz.systems)
Using Pixie | Dynamic Logging (docs.pixielabs.ai)
Inject logpoints in production Go/C++/etc. code without code-changes.
eBPF - IO Visor Project (www.iovisor.org)
The IO Visor community has created many excellent sources of information and samples on eBPF from beginner to advanced levels. Documents: IO Visor Github contains many documents uploaded by developers...
DWARF - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
DWARF is a widely used, standardized debugging data format. DWARF was originally designed along with Executable and Linkable Format (ELF), although it is independent of object file formats.[1] The name is a medieval fantasy complement to "ELF" that has no official meaning, although the backronym 'Debugging With Attributed Record Formats' was later proposed.[1]
My own C compiler on my own compiler infrastructure (github.com)
r/ProgrammingLanguages - A new compiler backend called Cranelift uses basic block parameters instead of phi nodes. How do the two approaches compare? (www.reddit.com)
40 votes and 5 comments so far on Reddit
Cilk - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Cilk, Cilk++ and Cilk Plus are general-purpose programming languages designed for multithreaded parallel computing. They are based on the C and C++ programming languages, which they extend with constructs to express parallel loops and the fork–join idiom.
maekawatoshiki/cilk (github.com)
(Toy) Compiler Infrastructure influenced by LLVM written in Rust - maekawatoshiki/cilk
War Elephants, Part II: Elephants Against Wolves (2019) (acoup.blog)
Collections: Why Don’t We Use Chemical Weapons Anymore? (acoup.blog)
This week, we’re going to talk briefly about why ‘we’ – and by ‘we’ here, I mean the top-tier of modern militaries – have generally eschewed the systematic…
Novichok agent - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
North African elephant - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Sparta – A Collection of Unmitigated Pedantry (acoup.blog)
Romulus and Remus - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Master of Magic (www.filfre.net)
Slitherine (www.slitherine.com)
Jakz/openmom (github.com)
A cross-platform open source port of Master of Magic game from Microprose - Jakz/openmom
Master of Magic Heroes Page-Hero Compendium (www.masterofmagic.info)
A compiliation of each and every hero available in Master of Magic�.
CHANGELOG - Master of Magic, page 1 - Forum - GOG.com (www.gog.com)
Download the best games on Windows & Mac. A vast selection of titles, DRM-free, with free goodies, and lots of pure customer love.
Efficient smart contract security audits with machine learning and slither-simil (blog.trailofbits.com)
The 'education bubble' is not merely a financial crisis; it is a moral crisis (www.pairagraph.com)
Dover (YC S19) is hiring engineers to build a truly modern recruiting agency (www.dover.io)
Use “pseudo-sets” to control how many actions people take (ariyh.substack.com)
Zeigarnik effect - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Named after Soviet psychologist Bluma Zeigarnik, in psychology the Zeigarnik effect occurs when an activity that has been interrupted may be more readily recalled. It postulates that people remember unfinished or interrupted tasks better than completed tasks. In Gestalt psychology, the Zeigarnik effect has been used to demonstrate the general presence of Gestalt phenomena: not just appearing as perceptual effects, but also present in cognition.[1...
Anchoring (cognitive bias) - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Anchoring or focalism is a cognitive bias where an individual depends too heavily on an initial piece of information offered (considered to be the "anchor") to make subsequent judgments during decision making. Once the value of this anchor is set, all future negotiations, arguments, estimates, etc. are discussed in relation to the anchor. Information that aligns with the anchor tends to be assimilated toward it, while information that is more dis...
Business Operations – Tech Stack (about.gitlab.com)
Organizational Chart (about.gitlab.com)
View the GitLab organization chart of our team structure which reflects the reporting relations. View here!
Twitter (mobile.twitter.com)
GitLab architecture overview | GitLab (docs.gitlab.com)
Documentation for GitLab Community Edition, GitLab Enterprise Edition, Omnibus GitLab, and GitLab Runner.
GitLab Values (about.gitlab.com)
Learn more about how we live our values at GitLab
GitLab Values (about.gitlab.com)
Learn more about how we live our values at GitLab
GitLab Values (about.gitlab.com)
Learn more about how we live our values at GitLab
GitLab Values (about.gitlab.com)
Learn more about how we live our values at GitLab
Gitaly Cluster | GitLab (docs.gitlab.com)
Documentation for GitLab Community Edition, GitLab Enterprise Edition, Omnibus GitLab, and GitLab Runner.
IT Compliance (about.gitlab.com)
IT Compliance
Remove html from Business Continuity Plan URL (!65952) · Merge Requests · GitLab.com / www-gitlab-com (gitlab.com)
Why is this change being made? Fixes a 404 link Author Checklist
Business Continuity Plan (about.gitlab.com)
Code, test & deploy with GitLab. Everyone can contribute!
Engineering Internship Pilot Program (about.gitlab.com)
Code, test & deploy with GitLab. Everyone can contribute!
Endpoint Management at GitLab (about.gitlab.com)
Code, test & deploy with GitLab. Everyone can contribute!
Boswell's Life of Johnson (fantasticanachronism.com)
Has *anyone* read Boswell's Life of Johnson? (Part 1 of many) – Introduction (www.youtube.com)
My first video in a looooong series of videos I will be making as I work my way through this whale of a book... Booktube's "Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson"...
Amazon.com (www.amazon.com)
Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies.
Life of Johnson, Volume 1 by James Boswell (www.gutenberg.org)
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
Node.js 15.0 (nodejs.medium.com)
nodejs/node (github.com)
Node.js JavaScript runtime :sparkles::turtle::rocket::sparkles: - nodejs/node
Native support for PnP by arcanis · Pull Request #35206 · microsoft/TypeScript (github.com)
Code is up-to-date with the master branch You've successfully run gulp runtests locally There is an associated issue in the Backlog milestone (required): Although not in the Backlog milestone...
pnpm · Fast, disk space efficient package manager (pnpm.js.org)
Fast, disk space efficient package manager
Nexus Repository Manager - Proxying Maven and npm Quick Start - Sonatype Guides (guides.sonatype.com)
Repository Manager
Docker Hub (hub.docker.com)
npm v7 Series - Why Keep `package-lock.json`? (blog.npmjs.org)
<< Arborist Deep Dive >> Beta Release! One common question we've gotten a few times now, once we announce that npm v7 will include support for yarn.lock files, is "Why keep package-lock.json at all,...
Yarn (classic.yarnpkg.com)
Fast, reliable, and secure dependency management.
[BUG] package-lock.json not updated with new dependencies of a workspace package · Issue #1984 · npm/cli (github.com)
Current Behavior: When using workspaces, it seems npm install only detects the dependencies of a workspace package the very first time. Any subsequent changes to the dependencies or devDependencies...
Migration (yarnpkg.com)
A step-by-step and in-depth migration guide from Yarn 1 (Classic) to Yarn 2 (Berry).
10 Things I Regret About Node.js - Ryan Dahl - JSConf EU (www.youtube.com)
See also https://github.com/ry/deno JSConf EU is coming back in 2019 https://2019.jsconf.eu/
Util | Node.js v15.0.1 Documentation (nodejs.org)
Logical OR assignment (||=) (developer.mozilla.org)
The logical OR assignment (x ||= y) operator only assigns if x is falsy.
Logical AND assignment (&&=) (developer.mozilla.org)
The logical AND assignment (x &&= y) operator only assigns if x is truthy.
Logical nullish assignment (??=) (developer.mozilla.org)
The logical nullish assignment (x ??= y) operator only assigns if x is nullish (null or undefined).
n (www.npmjs.com)
Interactively Manage All Your Node Versions
Time Gun – Maps (www.edinphoto.org.uk)
9 O'Clock Gun - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Coordinates: 49°17′53″N 123°07′03″W / 49.29804°N 123.11755°W / 49.29804; -123.11755
Technical Debt: Why it'll ruin your software (labcodes.com.br)
How Satya Nadella turned Microsoft around (www.economist.com)
Environment (www.apple.com)
To make our products better for the planet, we build them with the environment in mind, make sure they last, and recover their precious materials.
Supplier Responsibility (www.apple.com)
Our products are made with people and the planet in mind, because we believe that how you create is as important as what you create.
Apple’s AirPods Business Is Bigger Than You Think (fortune.com)
Apple's AirPods business will generate nearly $8 billion in revenue this year and contribute $5 billion to gross profit. That's big business.
Performance Improvements in .NET Core | .NET Blog (devblogs.microsoft.com)
Update (2017/06/12): Added BenchmarkDotNet blog post link. There are many exciting aspects to .NET Core (open source, cross platform, x-copy deployable, etc.) that have been covered in posts on this blog before. To me, though, one of the most exciting aspects of .NET Core is performance.
Performance Improvements in .NET Core 2.1 | .NET Blog (devblogs.microsoft.com)
Back before .NET Core 2.0 shipped, I wrote a post highlighting various performance improvements in .NET Core 2.0 when compared with .NET Core 1.1 and the .NET Framework. As .NET Core 2.1 is in its final stages of being released, I thought it would be a good time to have some fun and take a tour through some of the myriad of performance improvements that have found their way into this release.
Performance Improvements in .NET Core 3.0 | .NET Blog (devblogs.microsoft.com)
Back when we were getting ready to ship .NET Core 2.0, I wrote a blog post exploring some of the many performance improvements that had gone into it. I enjoyed putting it together so much and received such a positive response to the post that I did it again for .NET Core 2.1,
Performance Improvements in .NET 5 | .NET Blog (devblogs.microsoft.com)
In previous releases of .NET Core, I’ve blogged about the significant performance improvements that found their way into the release. For each post, from .NET Core 2.0 to .NET Core 2.1 to .NET Core 3.0, I found myself having more and more to talk about.
Microsoft Corp. v. Commission - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Desktop Operating System Market Share Worldwide | StatCounter Global Stats (gs.statcounter.com)
This graph shows the market share of desktop operating systems worldwide based on over 10 billion monthly page views.
Microsoft created the office suite status quo. Can Google grow? (www.ciodive.com)
While customers don't emphasize a single application of a suite, vendors are betting on collaboration.
Always Be Closing (HD) Alec Baldwin (www.youtube.com)
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Wired Interviews Bill Gates 1996 (www.youtube.com)
When Bill Gates visited Wired in 1996 the editors interviewed him. I don't think we ever did anything with the interview. I had completely forgotten I had vi...
Windows Master Control Panel shortcut - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
The Windows Master Control Panel shortcut, labeled All Tasks and also called Windows God Mode by bloggers and All Tasks folder by at least one Microsoft developer,[1] is a shortcut to access various control settings in Windows Vista and later operating systems, including Windows 10. By creating a folder with a certain name, users have access to all of the operating system's control panels from within a single folder. The hack was published outsid...
IrfanView - Official Homepage - One of the Most Popular Viewers Worldwide (www.irfanview.com)
IrfanView ... one of the most popular viewers worldwide.
Find your Wi-Fi network password in Windows (support.microsoft.com)
Find your Wi-Fi network password in Windows, so you can connect to your Wi-Fi network on other devices.
Get One Photo Viewer - Microsoft Store (www.microsoft.com)
Download this app from Microsoft Store for Windows 10. See screenshots, read the latest customer reviews, and compare ratings for One Photo Viewer.
microsoft/PowerToys (github.com)
Windows system utilities to maximize productivity. Contribute to microsoft/PowerToys development by creating an account on GitHub.
[tracker] Have special characters to filter/change PowerToys Run behavior · Issue #3347 · microsoft/PowerToys (github.com)
Summary of the new feature/enhancement I believe PowerToys Run would be a lot more powerful if we could have not only &quot;&gt;&quot; but several others characters that change it&#39;s behavior. M...
Windows 2000 Modernization Guide - Retrocomputing (w2k.phreaknet.org)
Resources for the avid retrocomputing enthusiast.
Windows 2000 Kernel32 改造計画【BM】 - Windows 2000 Blog (blog.livedoor.jp)
Windows 2000 tune up Blog
r/Windows10 - Taskbar icons stay highlighted orange forever (www.reddit.com)
7 votes and 20 comments so far on Reddit
Sundar Pichai WG02 Wants to Change Your Life - Wharton Magazine (magazine.wharton.upenn.edu)
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google/Alphabet on the future of tech, lessons learned, and how Wharton alumni have shaped one of the world’s most powerful companies.
Meet Bill Gates, the Man Who Changed Open Source Software (www.wired.com)
A week before he retired, Bill Gates met with Microsoft's legal team about open source software. It was a meeting that would change the future of the company he helped found.
Office 365 Adoption Rate, Stats, and Usage (www.skyhighnetworks.com)
One in five corporate employees uses an Office 365 application, up from less than 7% just nine months ago. Here are 7 charts that explain its rise.
Press Release: Microsoft Joe-Bob (www.bytebrothers.org)
MICROSOFT UNVEILS NEW JOE-BOB(tm) SOFTWARE
How to become a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
First published on TechNet on Jan 16, 2012   Hello my name is Greg Jaworski. I am a Transactional Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft. A very common question is what it takes to join Microsoft. What kind of skills should I have? How many years of experience do I need? A comment from one of our bl...
Overview : The Official Microsoft IIS Site (www.iis.net)
Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows® Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS’s scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
Bloomberg - Are you a robot? (www.bloomberg.com)
To continue, please click the box below to let us know you're not a robot.
iamadamdev/bypass-paywalls-chrome (github.com)
Bypass Paywalls web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox. - iamadamdev/bypass-paywalls-chrome
Purism (company) - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Purism, SPC is a computer technology social purpose corporation based in South San Francisco, California[2] and registered in the state of Washington.[3]
Microsoft Privacy Statement â Microsoft privacy (privacy.microsoft.com)
Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement explains the personal data Microsoft processes, how Microsoft processes it, and for what purposes.
Show HN: WZRD – Visualize your music with StyleGAN (wzrd.ai)
Max Cooper - Order From Chaos (official video by Maxime Causeret) (www.youtube.com)
From the new album 'Emergence' out now Buy 'Emergence' http://MaxCooper.lnk.to/Emergence Subscribe to Max Cooper: https://MaxCooper.lnk.to/Subscribe Album ex...
Electoral College Decision Tree (observablehq.com)
Explore The Ways Trump Or Biden Could Win The Election (projects.fivethirtyeight.com)
Choose whether President Trump or Joe Biden will win each state in the 2020 presidential election and we’ll recalculate whether they have a path to 270 electoral votes and what their chance is of winning the Electoral College.
2012 United States presidential election - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Florida Early Voting Turnout (data.tallahassee.com)
A state by state look at how Americans are shattering records with early and mail-in votes. This site will be updated daily with the latest numbers.
RealClearPolitics - 2020 - Latest Polls (www.realclearpolitics.com)
Latest Polls
Election Update: Why Our Model Is More Bullish Than Others On Trump (fivethirtyeight.com)
Want these election updates emailed to you right when they’re published? Sign up here. As I wrote last week, Hillary Clinton is probably going to become the nex…
Trump Supporters Aren’t ‘Shy,’ But Polls Could Still Be Missing Some Of Them (fivethirtyeight.com)
There’s this theory that won’t die. It goes something like this: Some unknown segment of President Trump’s support is too “shy” to admit they back him. Usually …
Compromise of 1877 - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
The Compromise of 1877 was an unwritten deal, informally arranged among U.S. Congressmen, that settled the intensely disputed 1876 presidential election. It resulted in the United States federal government pulling the last troops out of the South, and formally ending the Reconstruction Era. Through the Compromise, Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was awarded the White House over Democrat Samuel J. Tilden on the understanding that Hayes would remove...
National Popular Vote Interstate Compact - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Electoral College abolition amendment - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
Numerous bills have been filed in the U.S. Congress to abolish or reduce the power of the Electoral College.
History of the Riksdag - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
The Capitol (thehungergames.fandom.com)
The Capitol of Panemis a technologically advanced, utopian city where the nation's most wealthy and powerful citizens live. The Capitol is also the colloquial name for the ruling government of Panem. As the seat of power inPanem, the nation's thirteen districts(twelve after The Dark Days)are ruled from this city, and the Hunger Games are organized and celebrated inside its city limits (protected by anti-aircraft guns and multiple launch rocket sy...
Fullstack D3 and Data Visualization: The Complete Guide to Developing Data Visualizations with D3 - # Build beautiful data visualizations with D3 (www.newline.co)
2020 General Election Early Vote Statistics (electproject.github.io)
Last updated: 10/23/2020 02:36 PM Eastern Time
What Pollsters Have Changed Since 2016 — And What Still Worries Them About 2020 (fivethirtyeight.com)
If you ask Americans whether they trust the polls, many seem unable to let go of what happened in 2016. Polls taken since then have generally found that a major…
Trump Is Losing Ground With White Voters But Gaining Among Black And Hispanic Americans (fivethirtyeight.com)
There’s a well-known truth in politics: No one group swings an election. But that doesn’t mean that the demographic trends bubbling beneath the surface can’t ha…
Trump Is Just A Normal Polling Error Behind Clinton (fivethirtyeight.com)
Even at the end of a presidential campaign, polls don’t perfectly predict the final margin in the election. Sometimes the final polls are quite accurate. An ave…
The Polls Missed Trump. We Asked Pollsters Why. (fivethirtyeight.com)
The polls missed Donald Trump’s election. Individual polls missed, at the state level and nationally (though national polls weren’t far off). So did aggregated …
2016 Election Forecast | FiveThirtyEight (projects.fivethirtyeight.com)
Nate Silver's predictions and polling data for the 2016 presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
How I Acted Like A Pundit And Screwed Up On Donald Trump (fivethirtyeight.com)
Since Donald Trump effectively wrapped up the Republican nomination this month, I’ve seen a lot of critical self-assessments from empirically minded journalists…
The Relentless Shrinking of Trump’s Base (www.nytimes.com)
As the population of white voters without college degrees continues to decline, these charts show how demographics are not on President Trump’s side in this election.
The Now-Defunct Firms Behind 8chan, QAnon (krebsonsecurity.com)
Definition of conspiracy | Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com)
Definition of conspiracy from Dictionary.com, the world’s leading online source for English definitions, pronunciations, word origins, idioms, Word of the Day, and more.
Burden of proof (philosophy) - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
The burden of proof (Latin: onus probandi, shortened from Onus probandi incumbit ei qui dicit, non ei qui negat) is the obligation on a party in a dispute to provide sufficient warrant for their position.
QAnon follower who blocked bridge near Hoover Dam pleads guilty to terrorism charge (www.azcentral.com)
Matthew Wright pleaded guilty to a terrorism charge in the incident, which he said he did to advance a conspiracy theory popular among QAnon followers.
Man opens fire in restaurant targeted by anti-Clinton "PizzaGate" fake news conspiracy (www.cbsnews.com)
Pizza joint has been victim of widely-circulated fake news story claiming it was at center of child sex ring organized by Hillary Clinton
The QAnon Conspiracy Theory: A Security Threat in the Making? – Combating Terrorism Center at West Point (www.ctc.usma.edu)
Abstract: The QAnon conspiracy theory, which emerged in 2017, has quickly risen to prominence in the United States. A survey of cases of individuals who have allegedly or apparently been radicalized to criminal acts with a nexus to violence by QAnon, including one case that saw a guilty plea on a terrorism charge, makes clear that QAnon … Continued
QAnon: a timeline of violence linked to the conspiracy theory (www.theguardian.com)
In the past two years, kidnappings, car chases and a murder appear to have been fueled by belief in a fictional narrative
Media Roots Radio: The Origins of QAnon, Follow the White Rabbit Into a Deeper Layer of the MAGA Cult (mediaroots.org)
Unpacking QAnon: A Batsh*t Conspiracy Theory Tailor-Made for the Trump Era (www.esquire.com)
It's Pizzagate, the Deep State, and Sandy Hook trutherism rolled into one–and now Twitter is moving to curb its rise.
Q&A with Fredrick Brennan of 8chan (knowyourmeme.com)
We spoke with creator of 8chan Fredrick Brennan to discuss the imageboard's origins, GamerGate and his plans for the future.
Better Than JSON? (wiki.alopex.li)
edn-format/edn (github.com)
Extensible Data Notation. Contribute to edn-format/edn development by creating an account on GitHub.
cognitect/transit-format (github.com)
A data interchange format. Contribute to cognitect/transit-format development by creating an account on GitHub.
Datomic/fressian (github.com)
Contribute to Datomic/fressian development by creating an account on GitHub.
Stu Halloway - Data.Fressian (www.youtube.com)
Fressian is an extensible binary data notation. It is inspired by, and shares many design objectives with, hessian and edn. The data.fressian library makes F...
Concise Encoding (concise-encoding.org)
The friendly data format for human and machine. Think JSON, but with 1:1 compatible twin binary and text formats, and rich type support.
rentzsch/lich (github.com)
Simple, general, human-sympathetic binary data format - rentzsch/lich
When XML beats JSON: UI layouts (engineering.instawork.com)
When demoing Hyperview to new engineers, there’s one comment that frequently comes up about the HXML data format:
Specification (amzn.github.io)
The Amazon Ion specification has three parts. A set of data types. A textual notation for values of those types. A binary notation for values of those types.
diziet | MessagePack vs CBOR (RFC7049) (diziet.dreamwidth.org)
tl;dr: Use MessagePack, rather than CBOR.
All Thrift declarations (dev.evernote.com)
toml-lang/toml (github.com)
Tom's Obvious, Minimal Language. Contribute to toml-lang/toml development by creating an account on GitHub.
Borsh (borsh.io)
Borsh stands for Binary Object Representation Serializer for Hashing. It is meant to be used in security-critical projects as it prioritizes consistency, safety, speed; and comes with a strict specification. It optimizes for the following qualities in the decreasing priority:
Jsonnet - The Data Templating Language (jsonnet.org)
A powerful DSL for elegant description of JSON data.
Canonical S-expressions - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
A Canonical S-expression (or csexp) is a binary encoding form of a subset of general S-expression (or sexp). It was designed for use in SPKI to retain the power of S-expressions and ensure canonical form for applications such as digital signatures while achieving the compactness of a binary form and maximizing the speed of parsing.
Erlang -- External Term Format (erlang.org)
The external term format is mainly used in the distribution mechanism of Erlang.
Serialization series — Do you speak Erlang ETF or BERT? (part 1) (medium.com)
If you don’t like Erlang but want to use some of its functionalities, the best way is to talk with it.
Row scrolling for parallax effects in Street Fighters 2 (sf2platinum.wordpress.com)
Lou's Pseudo 3d Page (www.extentofthejam.com)
Previous update: An explanation of 3d projection mathematics (under Road Basics) and analysis of Activision's Enduro (under Case Studies)! Thanks to everyone for all the e-mail! Keep it coming :) Sorry, I can't answer questions about when I'll post source code, but I'm always happy to answer anything else about these engines! Official material on the Road Rash graphics engine and more detailed explanation of curves and a generalized curve equat...
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior arcade Ryu Gameplay Playthrough Longplay (www.youtube.com)
Full walkthrough of the arcade version of Street Fighter 2 : The World Warrior by Capcom
PHP 8: Before and After (stitcher.io)
WebFrameworks - Python Wiki (wiki.python.org)
Contents Web Frameworks for Python Popular Full-Stack Frameworks Other Full-Stack Frameworks Popular Non Full-Stack Frameworks Other Non Full-Stack Frameworks Discontinued/Inactive Frameworks Books and Articles Content Management Systems Web Components Web Client Frameworks See Also Editorial Note 1. Web Frameworks for Python A Web framework is a collection of packages or modules which allow developers to write Web applications (see WebApplicati...
joaomilho/Enterprise (github.com)
🦄 The Enterprise™ programming language. Contribute to joaomilho/Enterprise development by creating an account on GitHub.
PhpStorm: The Lightning-Smart IDE for PHP Programming by JetBrains (www.jetbrains.com)
PhpStorm is a perfect PHP IDE for working with Symfony, Laravel, Drupal, WordPress, Laminas, Magento, Joomla!, CakePHP, Yii, and other frameworks.
Xdebug - Debugger and Profiler Tool for PHP (xdebug.org)
Xdebug is an extension for PHP to assist with debugging and development.
FriendsOfPHP/PHP-CS-Fixer (github.com)
A tool to automatically fix PHP Coding Standards issues - FriendsOfPHP/PHP-CS-Fixer
Playground (phpstan.org)
Psalm - a static analysis tool for PHP (psalm.dev)
It’s easy to make great things in PHP, but bugs can creep in just as easily. Psalm is a free & open-source static analysis tool that helps you identify problems in your code, so you can sleep a little better.
rectorphp/rector (github.com)
Instant Upgrades and Instant Refactoring of any PHP 5.3+ code - rectorphp/rector
PHPUnit – The PHP Testing Framework (phpunit.de)
PHPUnit is a programmer-oriented testing framework for PHP.It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
Infection PHP (infection.github.io)
Infection - PHP Mutation Testing Framework.
Modernizing Legacy Applications In PHP (leanpub.com)
As you apply these incremental refactorings in order, each one building on the last, you will steadily transform your legacy PHP application from a spaghetti mess to an organized, modern, testable application, free of globals and mixed concerns.
PHP: Supported Versions (www.php.net)
Each release branch of PHP is fully supported for two years from its initial stable release. During this period, bugs and security issues that have been reported are fixed and are released in regular point releases.
PHP: Migrating from PHP 5.6.x to PHP 7.0.x - Manual (www.php.net)
Despite the fact that PHP 7.0 is a new major version, efforts have been made to make migration as painless as possible. This release focuses mainly on removing functionality deprecated in previous versions and improving language consistency.
phan/phan (github.com)
Phan is a static analyzer for PHP. Phan prefers to avoid false-positives and attempts to prove incorrectness rather than correctness. - phan/phan
Testing code for PHP 7 (blog.fortrabbit.com)
How to check your PHP code for future compability.
dshafik/php7-mysql-shim (github.com)
A shim for ext/mysql in PHP 7+. Contribute to dshafik/php7-mysql-shim development by creating an account on GitHub.
Debian 8 Jessie LAMP server tutorial with Apache 2, PHP 5 and MariaDB (instead of MySQL) (www.howtoforge.com)
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache webserver on a Debian 8 (Jessie) server with PHP (mod_...
PHP: a fractal of bad design / fuzzy notepad (eev.ee)
Mon Apr 09, 2012
Incredible lulz, @raindrift's double-claw php hammer (www.flickr.com)
Explore nicoletbn's photos on Flickr. nicoletbn has uploaded 3649 photos to Flickr.
Database transaction - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
A database transaction symbolizes a unit of work performed within a database management system (or similar system) against a database, and treated in a coherent and reliable way independent of other transactions. A transaction generally represents any change in a database. Transactions in a database environment have two main purposes:
Is your transaction as lonely as you think? A cheat sheet for isolation levels in SQL Server (blog.coeo.com)
This post aims to give you a brief introduction into what isolation levels are and how they work within SQL Server. In short, they are a measure for controlling concurrency on the server.
TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks (www.techempower.com)
Performance comparison of web application frameworks using community-contributed test implementations.
PHP: Variable variables - Manual (www.php.net)
Sometimes it is convenient to be able to have variable variable names. That is, a variable name which can be set and used dynamically. A normal variable is set with a statement such as:
Why PHP variables start with a $ sign symbol? (stackoverflow.com)
Has anybody ever thought about this question. Why we must write $var_name = value; and not var_name = value;? Yes I know that it is the syntax rule that PHP uses, but why is it a $ sign symbol?
r/PHP - Comment by u/nikic on ”AMA with the PhpStorm team from JetBrains, on October 8, at 12:00 pm UTC” (www.reddit.com)
124 votes and 197 comments so far on Reddit
PHP: SPL - Manual (www.php.net)
krakjoe/parallel (github.com)
A succinct parallel concurrency API for PHP7. Contribute to krakjoe/parallel development by creating an account on GitHub.
PHP: pthreads - Manual (www.php.net)
PHP: Function arguments - Manual (www.php.net)
Information may be passed to functions via the argument list, which is a comma-delimited list of expressions. The arguments are evaluated from left to right.
PHP: Error Control Operators - Manual (www.php.net)
PHP supports one error control operator: the at sign (@). When prepended to an expression in PHP, any error messages that might be generated by that expression will be ignored.
Call for testing: PHP 8.0 (make.wordpress.org)
A long-standing goal of the WordPress project is to be compatible with new versions of PHP on their release day. The next major version of PHP (version 8.0) is currently scheduled for release on No…
PHP: ReflectionParameter::getType - Manual (www.php.net)
(PHP 7)
r/PHP - RFC for "static" return type (www.reddit.com)
74 votes and 28 comments so far on Reddit
abertschi/graalphp (github.com)
An efficient PHP implementation built on GraalVM . Contribute to abertschi/graalphp development by creating an account on GitHub.
Micronaut Framework (micronaut.io)
A modern, JVM-based, full-stack framework for building modular, easily testable microservice and serverless applications.
Be prolific (www.chrismytton.com)
Newton Papers : College Notebook (cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk)
Add. 4000 is a small notebook that Newton appears to have begun using in the winter of 1663-4. He continued to write in it extensively over the next two or three years, mostly jotting down personal annotation of his mathematical discoveries. It contains notes on his mathematical and geometrical reading, drawn from Frans van Schooten’s Exercitationummathematicarum (Leiden, 1657) and from his edition of the works of François Viète (Leiden, 1646), a...
Standard Concentration Lens Polishes - Gerard Kluyskens Company, Inc. (www.gkci.com)
Polispeed Aluminum Oxide Slurry Liquid Polishing Compound Ophthalmic Lenses
Captcha (www.osapublishing.org)
OSA has implemented a process that requires you to enter the letters and/or numbers below before you can download this article.
Mindset - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
In decision theory and general systems theory, a mindset is a set of assumptions, methods, or notions held by one or more people or groups of people.[1] A mindset can also be seen as arising out of a person's world view or philosophy of life.[2]
Ten Thousand (xkcd.com)
The Science-Backed Secret To Rapidly Improving Any Skill (medium.com)
Rapid skill improvement is an important part of achieving our most cherished goals. Various scientific research shows us how.
Art & Fear (books.google.com)
Why Aiming for Perfection Won’t Help You Achieve Your Goals (jamesclear.com)
Read this article to learn why perfection isn't necessary for reaching your goals and what will help you find success instead.
Quantity Always Trumps Quality (blog.codinghorror.com)
Nathan Bowers pointed me to this five year old Cool Tools entry on the book Art &amp; Fear. Although I am not at all ready to call software development &quot;art&quot; -- perhaps &quot;craft&quot; would be more appropriate, or &quot;engineering&quot; if you&#39;re feeling
Jackie Chan - How to Do Action Comedy (www.youtube.com)
Some filmmakers can do action. Others can do comedy. But for 40 years, the master of combining them has been Jackie Chan. Let’s see how he does it. (Note: to...
How Jackie Chan Gets Over Fences (www.youtube.com)
Twitter : https://twitter.com/Thepadtech
That’s Not What Ships Are Built For (medium.com)
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
Least publishable unit - Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org)
In academic publishing, the least publishable unit (LPU), also smallest publishable unit (SPU), minimum publishable unit (MPU), loot, or publon, is the smallest measurable quantum of publication, the minimum amount of information that can be used to generate a publication in a peer-reviewed venue, such as a journal or a conference. (Maximum publishable unit and optimum publishable unit are also used.)[1] The term is often used as a joking, ironi...
Show HN: LaunchSong – A platform for artists to promote their music (www.launchsong.com)
A Brief History of Surgeons (www.laphamsquarterly.org)
Aliens on 1k nearby stars could see us, new study suggests (www.livescience.com)
NASA - Status of Gravity Control (www.nasa.gov)
Text Size
High-tech Aliens - Atomic Rockets (www.projectrho.com)
Sir Arthur C. Clarke made a famous observation about space explorers discovering aliens: "If one considers the millions of years of pre-history, and the rapid technological advancement occurring now, if you apply that to a hypothetical alien race, one can figure the probabilities of how advanced the explorers will find them. The conclusion is we will find apes or angels, but not humans."
The Oracle - The Oatmeal (www.theoatmeal.com)
Aliens on 1,000 nearby stars could see us, new study suggests (web.archive.org)
Life is here. Can they see it?
Inverse-square law - Wikipedia (en.m.wikipedia.org)
Bongo Cat (bongo.cat)
Formatting Options | Hacker News (news.ycombinator.com)
Stop keypress event bubbling by timdorr · Pull Request #147 · Externalizable/bongo.cat (github.com)
This prevents keypress events from bubbling up to the window/document, where they might trigger things like find-as-you-type or other hotkeys. Those browser actions might steal focus and keep the s...
.cat - Wikipedia (en.m.wikipedia.org)
This website breaks the conditions of .CAT domains · Issue #144 · Externalizable/bongo.cat (github.com)
Hi! Just as a heads-up, this website might be breaking the conditions to use the .cat domains. As explained in the official FAQS of the domain (https://domini.cat/en/faqs/): The .cat domain is a cu...
Perfect pitch (sergeykish.com)
I do not perceive notes in different octaves as same. So I've created a tool where one can select individual notes.
Bongo Cat (www.youtube.com)
Our team makes Bongo Cat videos and more! (US, UK and K-Pop) FAQ: Q: What programs do you guys use to make videos? A: Adobe Flash for animation, and FL studi...
Bongo Cat in Space (PPK - ResuRection) (www.youtube.com)
Outstanding video I have found among the 420chan twitter community which seemingly know my real appearance 😂 ! Here the original maker of this video https://...
Bongo Cat - The Avengers Theme (Mr. 🐔) (www.youtube.com)
Bongo Cat singing The Avengers Theme (Mr. 🐔) Sound: Chickensan | https://youtu.be/YjMcYiaHXAM Animation: Bongo Cat 👕 Merch ▶ http://bit.ly/BongoCat-Merch ⭐️ ...
Bongo Cat (knowyourmeme.com)
Bongo Cat refers to an animation of a cat appearing to play the bongos that has been used in various remix videos to make it appear as though the cat is playing along to different songs. After the original video grew popular, people made different versions of the video showing the cat playing other instruments.
Umbrella JS (umbrellajs.com)
Lightweight and intuitive javascript library to speed up your web development
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
Hexpress musical instrument - Apps on Google Play (play.google.com)
Hexpress is a collection of musical instruments for your phone. You can use it for learning, playing and composing music whenever you have the time - on train, while waiting in line and during boring meetings. Using headphones (non-bluetooth) is strongly recommended for louder and better sound quality, and to not disturb others around you. The application has simple, colorful and clean interface designed to be accessible to young children. While...
jmiskovic/hexpress (github.com)
Modern mobile music instrument. Contribute to jmiskovic/hexpress development by creating an account on GitHub.
Bongo Cat - Apps on Google Play (play.google.com)
Bongo cat is name of a cat playing bongo drums. Download this app and create your own songs or just relax while listening to bongos! This app is very easy to use: press left side of the screen to hit left bongo, right side to hit right bongo. Or press both sides of the screen to hit both bongos. Thanks to: @StrayRogue, @DitzyFlama, @Externalizable, icons8.com (for icons) and Miknik
Urban Dictionary: Based (www.urbandictionary.com)
Agreeable. Admirable. Worthy of support. Often used in contexts where the action or opinion ignores popular trends and social conventions or requires special effort. Used either seriously or tongue-in-cheek to encourage eccentric behavior for comedic effect.
Based on What? / Slang Misinterpretation (knowyourmeme.com)
Slang Misinterpretation refers to a genre of memes in which various slang expressions such as "based," "let's fucking go" and others are interpreted in their literal rather than slang sense, with various characters demanding further explanation. The trend gained popularity in early February 2020 following a viral Based on What? meme, with the images often being used to react to various slang expressions.
midi-writer-js (www.npmjs.com)
A library providing an API for generating MIDI files.
More Cowbell Christopher Walken on SNL (www.youtube.com)

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Sites
ChronoFlo Timeline Maker | Create a timeline for free
ChronoFlo Timeline Maker allows you create stunning online timelines that will wow your friends, readers or customers
wavy.fm
wavy.fm tracks the music you listen to, and lets you discover, share, and rate new music.
pnpm · Fast, disk space efficient package manager
Fast, disk space efficient package manager
IrfanView - Official Homepage - One of the Most Popular Viewers Worldwide
IrfanView ... one of the most popular viewers worldwide.
Experience your sound
WZRD augments your audio with immersive video by leveraging the power of artificial intelligence
Concise Encoding
The friendly data format for human and machine. Think JSON, but with 1:1 compatible twin binary and text formats, and rich type support.
Borsh
Borsh stands for Binary Object Representation Serializer for Hashing. It is meant to be used in security-critical projects as it prioritizes consistency, safety, speed; and comes with a strict specification. It optimizes for the following qualities in the decreasing priority:
Jsonnet - The Data Templating Language
A powerful DSL for elegant description of JSON data.
Xdebug - Debugger and Profiler Tool for PHP
Xdebug is an extension for PHP to assist with debugging and development.
Playground
Psalm - a static analysis tool for PHP
It’s easy to make great things in PHP, but bugs can creep in just as easily. Psalm is a free & open-source static analysis tool that helps you identify problems in your code, so you can sleep a little better.
PHPUnit – The PHP Testing Framework
PHPUnit is a programmer-oriented testing framework for PHP.It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
Infection PHP
Infection - PHP Mutation Testing Framework.
Micronaut Framework
A modern, JVM-based, full-stack framework for building modular, easily testable microservice and serverless applications.
LaunchSong
LaunchSong is a platform that showcases high quality music from unrecognized artists instead of shoving the same low quality over marketed trash down your throat
Bongo Cat
Umbrella JS
Lightweight and intuitive javascript library to speed up your web development
Repositories
prabhuignoto/react-chrono
Modern Timeline component for React. Contribute to prabhuignoto/react-chrono development by creating an account on GitHub.
maekawatoshiki/cilk
(Toy) Compiler Infrastructure influenced by LLVM written in Rust - maekawatoshiki/cilk
Jakz/openmom
A cross-platform open source port of Master of Magic game from Microprose - Jakz/openmom
Apress/common-lisp-condition-system
Source Code for 'The Common Lisp Condition System' by Michal "phoe" Herda - Apress/common-lisp-condition-system
phoe/portable-condition-system
A portable Common Lisp condition system. Contribute to phoe/portable-condition-system development by creating an account on GitHub.
microsoft/PowerToys
Windows system utilities to maximize productivity. Contribute to microsoft/PowerToys development by creating an account on GitHub.
iamadamdev/bypass-paywalls-chrome
Bypass Paywalls web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox. - iamadamdev/bypass-paywalls-chrome
edn-format/edn
Extensible Data Notation. Contribute to edn-format/edn development by creating an account on GitHub.
cognitect/transit-format
A data interchange format. Contribute to cognitect/transit-format development by creating an account on GitHub.
rentzsch/lich
Simple, general, human-sympathetic binary data format - rentzsch/lich
toml-lang/toml
Tom's Obvious, Minimal Language. Contribute to toml-lang/toml development by creating an account on GitHub.
joaomilho/Enterprise
🦄 The Enterprise™ programming language. Contribute to joaomilho/Enterprise development by creating an account on GitHub.
FriendsOfPHP/PHP-CS-Fixer
A tool to automatically fix PHP Coding Standards issues - FriendsOfPHP/PHP-CS-Fixer
rectorphp/rector
Instant Upgrades and Instant Refactoring of any PHP 5.3+ code - rectorphp/rector
phan/phan
Phan is a static analyzer for PHP. Phan prefers to avoid false-positives and attempts to prove incorrectness rather than correctness. - phan/phan
dshafik/php7-mysql-shim
A shim for ext/mysql in PHP 7+. Contribute to dshafik/php7-mysql-shim development by creating an account on GitHub.
krakjoe/parallel
A succinct parallel concurrency API for PHP7. Contribute to krakjoe/parallel development by creating an account on GitHub.
abertschi/graalphp
An efficient PHP implementation built on GraalVM . Contribute to abertschi/graalphp development by creating an account on GitHub.
jmiskovic/hexpress
Modern mobile music instrument. Contribute to jmiskovic/hexpress development by creating an account on GitHub.
Wiki Articles
Sony Corp. of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc. - Wikipedia
Sony Corp. of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc., 464 U.S. 417 (1984), also known as the “Betamax case”, is a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States which ruled that the making of individual copies of complete television shows for purposes of time shifting does not constitute copyright infringement, but is fair use.[1][2] The Court also ruled that the manufacturers of home video recording devices, such as Betamax or other VCRs (r...
Atomic nucleus - Wikipedia
Angstrom - Wikipedia
The angstrom[1][2][3][4] (/ˈæŋstrəm/, /ˈæŋstrʌm/;[3][5][6] ANG-strəm, ANG-strum[5]) or ångström[1][7][8][9] is a metric unit of length equal to 10−10 m; that is, one ten-billionth of a metre, 0.1 nanometre, or 100 picometres. Its symbol is Å, a letter of the Swedish alphabet.
Uncertainty principle - Wikipedia
Observer effect (physics) - Wikipedia
DWARF - Wikipedia
DWARF is a widely used, standardized debugging data format. DWARF was originally designed along with Executable and Linkable Format (ELF), although it is independent of object file formats.[1] The name is a medieval fantasy complement to "ELF" that has no official meaning, although the backronym 'Debugging With Attributed Record Formats' was later proposed.[1]
Cilk - Wikipedia
Cilk, Cilk++ and Cilk Plus are general-purpose programming languages designed for multithreaded parallel computing. They are based on the C and C++ programming languages, which they extend with constructs to express parallel loops and the fork–join idiom.
Novichok agent - Wikipedia
North African elephant - Wikipedia
Romulus and Remus - Wikipedia
Zeigarnik effect - Wikipedia
Named after Soviet psychologist Bluma Zeigarnik, in psychology the Zeigarnik effect occurs when an activity that has been interrupted may be more readily recalled. It postulates that people remember unfinished or interrupted tasks better than completed tasks. In Gestalt psychology, the Zeigarnik effect has been used to demonstrate the general presence of Gestalt phenomena: not just appearing as perceptual effects, but also present in cognition.[1...
Anchoring (cognitive bias) - Wikipedia
Anchoring or focalism is a cognitive bias where an individual depends too heavily on an initial piece of information offered (considered to be the "anchor") to make subsequent judgments during decision making. Once the value of this anchor is set, all future negotiations, arguments, estimates, etc. are discussed in relation to the anchor. Information that aligns with the anchor tends to be assimilated toward it, while information that is more dis...
9 O'Clock Gun - Wikipedia
Coordinates: 49°17′53″N 123°07′03″W / 49.29804°N 123.11755°W / 49.29804; -123.11755
Microsoft Corp. v. Commission - Wikipedia
Windows Master Control Panel shortcut - Wikipedia
The Windows Master Control Panel shortcut, labeled All Tasks and also called Windows God Mode by bloggers and All Tasks folder by at least one Microsoft developer,[1] is a shortcut to access various control settings in Windows Vista and later operating systems, including Windows 10. By creating a folder with a certain name, users have access to all of the operating system's control panels from within a single folder. The hack was published outsid...
Purism (company) - Wikipedia
Purism, SPC is a computer technology social purpose corporation based in South San Francisco, California[2] and registered in the state of Washington.[3]
2012 United States presidential election - Wikipedia
Compromise of 1877 - Wikipedia
The Compromise of 1877 was an unwritten deal, informally arranged among U.S. Congressmen, that settled the intensely disputed 1876 presidential election. It resulted in the United States federal government pulling the last troops out of the South, and formally ending the Reconstruction Era. Through the Compromise, Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was awarded the White House over Democrat Samuel J. Tilden on the understanding that Hayes would remove...
National Popular Vote Interstate Compact - Wikipedia
Electoral College abolition amendment - Wikipedia
Numerous bills have been filed in the U.S. Congress to abolish or reduce the power of the Electoral College.
History of the Riksdag - Wikipedia
Burden of proof (philosophy) - Wikipedia
The burden of proof (Latin: onus probandi, shortened from Onus probandi incumbit ei qui dicit, non ei qui negat) is the obligation on a party in a dispute to provide sufficient warrant for their position.
Canonical S-expressions - Wikipedia
A Canonical S-expression (or csexp) is a binary encoding form of a subset of general S-expression (or sexp). It was designed for use in SPKI to retain the power of S-expressions and ensure canonical form for applications such as digital signatures while achieving the compactness of a binary form and maximizing the speed of parsing.
Database transaction - Wikipedia
A database transaction symbolizes a unit of work performed within a database management system (or similar system) against a database, and treated in a coherent and reliable way independent of other transactions. A transaction generally represents any change in a database. Transactions in a database environment have two main purposes:
Mindset - Wikipedia
In decision theory and general systems theory, a mindset is a set of assumptions, methods, or notions held by one or more people or groups of people.[1] A mindset can also be seen as arising out of a person's world view or philosophy of life.[2]
Least publishable unit - Wikipedia
In academic publishing, the least publishable unit (LPU), also smallest publishable unit (SPU), minimum publishable unit (MPU), loot, or publon, is the smallest measurable quantum of publication, the minimum amount of information that can be used to generate a publication in a peer-reviewed venue, such as a journal or a conference. (Maximum publishable unit and optimum publishable unit are also used.)[1] The term is often used as a joking, ironi...
Inverse-square law - Wikipedia
.cat - Wikipedia
Videos
Has *anyone* read Boswell's Life of Johnson? (Part 1 of many) – Introduction (www.youtube.com)
My first video in a looooong series of videos I will be making as I work my way through this whale of a book... Booktube's "Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson"...
10 Things I Regret About Node.js - Ryan Dahl - JSConf EU (www.youtube.com)
See also https://github.com/ry/deno JSConf EU is coming back in 2019 https://2019.jsconf.eu/
Always Be Closing (HD) Alec Baldwin (www.youtube.com)
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Wired Interviews Bill Gates 1996 (www.youtube.com)
When Bill Gates visited Wired in 1996 the editors interviewed him. I don't think we ever did anything with the interview. I had completely forgotten I had vi...
Max Cooper - Order From Chaos (official video by Maxime Causeret) (www.youtube.com)
From the new album 'Emergence' out now Buy 'Emergence' http://MaxCooper.lnk.to/Emergence Subscribe to Max Cooper: https://MaxCooper.lnk.to/Subscribe Album ex...
Stu Halloway - Data.Fressian (www.youtube.com)
Fressian is an extensible binary data notation. It is inspired by, and shares many design objectives with, hessian and edn. The data.fressian library makes F...
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior arcade Ryu Gameplay Playthrough Longplay (www.youtube.com)
Full walkthrough of the arcade version of Street Fighter 2 : The World Warrior by Capcom
Jackie Chan - How to Do Action Comedy (www.youtube.com)
Some filmmakers can do action. Others can do comedy. But for 40 years, the master of combining them has been Jackie Chan. Let’s see how he does it. (Note: to...
How Jackie Chan Gets Over Fences (www.youtube.com)
Twitter : https://twitter.com/Thepadtech
Bongo Cat in Space (PPK - ResuRection) (www.youtube.com)
Outstanding video I have found among the 420chan twitter community which seemingly know my real appearance 😂 ! Here the original maker of this video https://...
Bongo Cat - The Avengers Theme (Mr. 🐔) (www.youtube.com)
Bongo Cat singing The Avengers Theme (Mr. 🐔) Sound: Chickensan | https://youtu.be/YjMcYiaHXAM Animation: Bongo Cat 👕 Merch ▶ http://bit.ly/BongoCat-Merch ⭐️ ...
More Cowbell Christopher Walken on SNL (www.youtube.com)
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News
Meet Bill Gates, the Man Who Changed Open Source Software (www.wired.com)
A week before he retired, Bill Gates met with Microsoft's legal team about open source software. It was a meeting that would change the future of the company he helped found.
Bloomberg - Are you a robot? (www.bloomberg.com)
To continue, please click the box below to let us know you're not a robot.
The Relentless Shrinking of Trump’s Base (www.nytimes.com)
As the population of white voters without college degrees continues to decline, these charts show how demographics are not on President Trump’s side in this election.
QAnon: a timeline of violence linked to the conspiracy theory (www.theguardian.com)
In the past two years, kidnappings, car chases and a murder appear to have been fueled by belief in a fictional narrative
Subreddits
Reddit Posts
r/ProgrammingLanguages - A new compiler backend called Cranelift uses basic block parameters instead of phi nodes. How do the two approaches compare?
r/Windows10 - Taskbar icons stay highlighted orange forever
r/PHP - RFC for "static" return type
Uncategorized
github/dmca (github.com)
Repository with text of DMCA takedown notices as received. GitHub does not endorse or adopt any assertion contained in the following notices. Users identified in the notices are presumed innocent u...
ytdl-org/youtube-dl (web.archive.org)
Command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and other video sites - ytdl-org/youtube-dl
Cryo–electron microscopy breaks the atomic resolution barrier at last (www.sciencemag.org)
Improvements help the technique rival x-ray crystallography
Cryo-electron tomography (www.nature.com)
Cryo-electron tomography may facilitate in situ structural biology on a proteomic scale.
The Galloping Horse Problem And The World’s First Motion Picture (www.amusingplanet.com)
Role Emerges for Imaging in COVID-19 Vaccine Development (www.diagnosticimaging.com)
Advanced imaging techniques are being used to pinpoint antibodies that could lead to preventive treatment.
Novel coronavirus structure reveals targets for vaccines and treatments (www.nih.gov)
Researchers produced a detailed picture of the part of SARS-CoV-2—the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19—that allows it to infect human cells.
Molecular Imaging of Immunotherapy Targets in Cancer (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
Immunotherapy has emerged as a promising alternative in the arsenal against cancer by harnessing the power of the immune system to specifically target malignant tissues. As the field of immunotherapy continues to expand, researchers will require newer ...
Applications of Direct Detection Device in Transmission Electron Microscopy (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
A prototype Direct Detection Device (DDD) camera system has shown great promise in improving both the spatial resolution and the signal to noise ratio for electron microscopy at 120–400 keV beam energies (. Methods in Cell Biology, 79, 721–739). ...
Initial evaluation of a Direct Detection Device detector for single particle cryo-electron microscopy (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
We report on initial results of using a new Direct Detection Device (DDD) for single particle reconstruction of vitreous ice embedded specimens. Images were acquired on a Tecnai F20 at 200KeV and a nominal magnification of 29,000x. This camera has a significantly ...
RCSB PDB - 7A6A: 1.15 A structure of human apoferritin obtained from Titan Mono- BCOR microscope (www.rcsb.org)
As a member of the wwPDB, the RCSB PDB curates and annotates PDB data according to agreed upon standards. The RCSB PDB also provides a variety of tools and resources. Users can perform simple and advanced searches based on annotations relating to sequence, structure and function. These molecules are visualized, downloaded, and analyzed by users who range from students to specialized scientists.
diameter of hydrogen atom / diameter of proton - Wolfram|Alpha (www.wolframalpha.com)
Wolfram|Alpha brings expert-level knowledge and capabilities to the broadest possible range of people—spanning all professions and education levels.
Sub-ångström cryo-EM structure of a prion protofibril reveals a polar clasp (www.nature.com)
MicroED structure of a peptide from the β2–α2 loop of the bank vole prion protein reveals a protofibril stabilized by a dense network of hydrogen bonds.
Atomic-resolution protein structure determination by cryo-EM (www.nature.com)
Advances in electron cryo-microscopy allow the structure of apoferritin to be determined at a resolution that enables the visualization of individual atoms.
Single-particle cryo-EM at atomic resolution (www.nature.com)
Advances in electron cryo-microscopy hardware allow proteins to be studied at atomic resolution.
Four Features That Justify a New Unix Shell (www.oilshell.org)
On a lobste.rs thread about the rationale for the Fennel language, I posted this summary of why Oil exists:
Simple Word Evaluation in Unix Shell (www.oilshell.org)
This document describes Oil's word evaluation semantics (shopt -s simple_word_eval) for experienced shell users. It may also be useful to those who want to implement this behavior in another shell.
oilshell/oil (github.com)
A new Unix shell. Our upgrade path from bash to a better language and runtime. - oilshell/oil
Four Features That Justify a New Unix Shell (lobste.rs)
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Oil's Parser is 160x to 200x Faster Than It Was 2 Years Ago (www.oilshell.org)
(We're in the middle of a series of posts to bring readers up-to-date on the project.)
How Debuggers Work: Getting and Setting x86 Registers, Part 1 (www.moritz.systems)
In this article, I would like to shortly describe the methods used to dump and restore the different kinds of registers on 32-bit and 64-bit x86 CPUs. The first part will focus on General Purpose Registers, Debug Registers and Floating-Point Registers up to the XMM registers provided by the SSE extension. I will explain how their values can be obtained via the ptrace(2) interface.
Using Pixie | Dynamic Logging (docs.pixielabs.ai)
Inject logpoints in production Go/C++/etc. code without code-changes.
eBPF - IO Visor Project (www.iovisor.org)
The IO Visor community has created many excellent sources of information and samples on eBPF from beginner to advanced levels. Documents: IO Visor Github contains many documents uploaded by developers...
maekawatoshiki/cilk (github.com)
(Toy) Compiler Infrastructure influenced by LLVM written in Rust - maekawatoshiki/cilk
Collections: War Elephants, Part II: Elephants against Wolves (acoup.blog)
Today, in Part II of our three part series on War Elephants, we’re going to look at the drawbacks of war elephants. Last time (here), we discussed the factors that made war elephants so power…
Collections: Why Don’t We Use Chemical Weapons Anymore? (acoup.blog)
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Sparta – A Collection of Unmitigated Pedantry (acoup.blog)
» Master of Magic The Digital Antiquarian (www.filfre.net)
Slitherine (www.slitherine.com)
Master of Magic Heroes Page-Hero Compendium (www.masterofmagic.info)
A compiliation of each and every hero available in Master of Magic�.
CHANGELOG - Master of Magic, page 1 - Forum - GOG.com (www.gog.com)
Download the best games on Windows & Mac. A vast selection of titles, DRM-free, with free goodies, and lots of pure customer love.
Efficient audits with machine learning and Slither-simil (blog.trailofbits.com)
by Sina Pilehchiha, Concordia University Trail of Bits has manually curated a wealth of data—years of security assessment reports—and now we’re exploring how to use this data to make the smart cont…
The State of the Modern American University (www.pairagraph.com)
Lawrence Krauss & Joshua Hochschild
Senior Software Engineer (www.dover.io)
Come help us modernize recruiting for the world's top companies.
Use “pseudo-sets” to control how many actions people take (ariyh.substack.com)
When you group tasks or items into a set that when reached feels ‘complete’, you encourage people to reach that exact number.
Business Operations - Tech Stack Details (about.gitlab.com)
Code, test &amp; deploy with GitLab. Everyone can contribute!
Organizational Chart (about.gitlab.com)
View the GitLab organization chart of our team structure which reflects the reporting relations. View here!
GitLab architecture overview | GitLab (docs.gitlab.com)
Documentation for GitLab Community Edition, GitLab Enterprise Edition, Omnibus GitLab, and GitLab Runner.
GitLab Values (about.gitlab.com)
Learn more about how we live our values at GitLab
GitLab Values (about.gitlab.com)
Learn more about how we live our values at GitLab
GitLab Values (about.gitlab.com)
Learn more about how we live our values at GitLab
GitLab Values (about.gitlab.com)
Learn more about how we live our values at GitLab
Gitaly Cluster | GitLab (docs.gitlab.com)
Documentation for GitLab Community Edition, GitLab Enterprise Edition, Omnibus GitLab, and GitLab Runner.
IT Compliance (about.gitlab.com)
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Remove html from Business Continuity Plan URL (!65952) · Merge Requests · GitLab.com / www-gitlab-com (gitlab.com)
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Business Continuity Plan (about.gitlab.com)
Code, test &amp; deploy with GitLab. Everyone can contribute!
Engineering Internship Pilot Program (about.gitlab.com)
Code, test &amp; deploy with GitLab. Everyone can contribute!
Endpoint Management at GitLab (about.gitlab.com)
Code, test &amp; deploy with GitLab. Everyone can contribute!
When the Worst Man in the World Writes a Masterpiece | Fantastic Anachronism (fantasticanachronism.com)
James Boswell and the Nature of Genius
Life of Johnson, Volume 1 by James Boswell (www.gutenberg.org)
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
Node.js v15.0.0 is here! (nodejs.medium.com)
This blog was written by Bethany Griggs, with additional contributions from the Node.js Technical Steering Committee.
nodejs/node (github.com)
Node.js JavaScript runtime :sparkles::turtle::rocket::sparkles: - nodejs/node
Native support for PnP by arcanis · Pull Request #35206 · microsoft/TypeScript (github.com)
Code is up-to-date with the master branch You&#39;ve successfully run gulp runtests locally There is an associated issue in the Backlog milestone (required): Although not in the Backlog milestone...
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npm v7 Series - Why Keep `package-lock.json`? (blog.npmjs.org)
<< Arborist Deep Dive >> Beta Release! One common question we've gotten a few times now, once we announce that npm v7 will include support for yarn.lock files, is "Why keep package-lock.json at all,...
Yarn (classic.yarnpkg.com)
Fast, reliable, and secure dependency management.
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Current Behavior: When using workspaces, it seems npm install only detects the dependencies of a workspace package the very first time. Any subsequent changes to the dependencies or devDependencies...
Migration (yarnpkg.com)
A step-by-step and in-depth migration guide from Yarn 1 (Classic) to Yarn 2 (Berry).
Util | Node.js v15.0.1 Documentation (nodejs.org)
Logical OR assignment (||=) (developer.mozilla.org)
The logical OR assignment (x ||= y) operator only assigns if x is falsy.
Logical AND assignment (&&=) (developer.mozilla.org)
The logical AND assignment (x &&= y) operator only assigns if x is truthy.
Logical nullish assignment (??=) (developer.mozilla.org)
The logical nullish assignment (x ??= y) operator only assigns if x is nullish (null or undefined).
n (www.npmjs.com)
Interactively Manage All Your Node Versions
The Common Lisp Condition System - Beyond Exception Handling with Control Flow Mechanisms | Michal Herda | Apress (www.apress.com)
This book teaches the functioning and example uses of the Common Lisp condition system. It is intended to supplement already existing material for studying Common Lisp as a language by providing detailed information about the Lisp condition system and its control flow mechanisms....
Edinburgh Time Gun   - Story (www.edinphoto.org.uk)
Technical Debt: Why it'll ruin your software (labcodes.com.br)
We think that Tech Debt is just bad code done by reckless people, here's a bigger picture view of what that really means in a Sustainable Software era.
How Satya Nadella turned Microsoft around (www.economist.com)
Now for the hard part
Environment (www.apple.com)
To make our products better for the planet, we build them with the environment in mind, make sure they last, and recover their precious materials.
Supplier Responsibility (www.apple.com)
Our products are made with people and the planet in mind, because we believe that how you create is as important as what you create.
Apple’s AirPods Business Is Bigger Than You Think (fortune.com)
Apple's AirPods business will generate nearly $8 billion in revenue this year and contribute $5 billion to gross profit. That's big business.
Performance Improvements in .NET Core | .NET Blog (devblogs.microsoft.com)
Update (2017/06/12): Added BenchmarkDotNet blog post link. There are many exciting aspects to .NET Core (open source, cross platform, x-copy deployable, etc.) that have been covered in posts on this blog before. To me, though, one of the most exciting aspects of .NET Core is performance.
Performance Improvements in .NET Core 2.1 | .NET Blog (devblogs.microsoft.com)
Back before .NET Core 2.0 shipped, I wrote a post highlighting various performance improvements in .NET Core 2.0 when compared with .NET Core 1.1 and the .NET Framework. As .NET Core 2.1 is in its final stages of being released, I thought it would be a good time to have some fun and take a tour through some of the myriad of performance improvements that have found their way into this release.
Performance Improvements in .NET Core 3.0 | .NET Blog (devblogs.microsoft.com)
Back when we were getting ready to ship .NET Core 2.0, I wrote a blog post exploring some of the many performance improvements that had gone into it. I enjoyed putting it together so much and received such a positive response to the post that I did it again for .NET Core 2.1,
Performance Improvements in .NET 5 | .NET Blog (devblogs.microsoft.com)
In previous releases of .NET Core, I’ve blogged about the significant performance improvements that found their way into the release. For each post, from .NET Core 2.0 to .NET Core 2.1 to .NET Core 3.0, I found myself having more and more to talk about.
Desktop Operating System Market Share Worldwide | StatCounter Global Stats (gs.statcounter.com)
This graph shows the market share of desktop operating systems worldwide based on over 10 billion monthly page views.
Microsoft created the office suite status quo. Can Google grow? (www.ciodive.com)
While customers don't emphasize a single application of a suite, vendors are betting on collaboration.
Find your Wi-Fi network password in Windows (support.microsoft.com)
Find your Wi-Fi network password in Windows, so you can connect to your Wi-Fi network on other devices.
Get One Photo Viewer - Microsoft Store (www.microsoft.com)
Download this app from Microsoft Store for Windows 10. See screenshots, read the latest customer reviews, and compare ratings for One Photo Viewer.
[tracker] Have special characters to filter/change PowerToys Run behavior · Issue #3347 · microsoft/PowerToys (github.com)
Summary of the new feature/enhancement I believe PowerToys Run would be a lot more powerful if we could have not only &quot;&gt;&quot; but several others characters that change it&#39;s behavior. M...
Windows 2000 Modernization Guide - Retrocomputing (w2k.phreaknet.org)
Resources for the avid retrocomputing enthusiast.
Windows 2000 Kernel32 改造計画【BM】 - Windows 2000 Blog (blog.livedoor.jp)
Windows 2000 tune up Blog
Sundar Pichai WG02 Wants to Change Your Life - Wharton Magazine (magazine.wharton.upenn.edu)
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google/Alphabet on the future of tech, lessons learned, and how Wharton alumni have shaped one of the world’s most powerful companies.
Office 365 Adoption Rate, Stats, and Usage (www.skyhighnetworks.com)
One in five corporate employees uses an Office 365 application, up from less than 7% just nine months ago. Here are 7 charts that explain its rise.
Press Release: Microsoft Joe-Bob (www.bytebrothers.org)
MICROSOFT UNVEILS NEW JOE-BOB(tm) SOFTWARE
How to become a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
First published on TechNet on Jan 16, 2012   Hello my name is Greg Jaworski. I am a Transactional Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft. A very common question is what it takes to join Microsoft. What kind of skills should I have? How many years of experience do I need? A comment from one of our bl...
Overview : The Official Microsoft IIS Site (www.iis.net)
Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows® Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS’s scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
Microsoft Privacy Statement â Microsoft privacy (privacy.microsoft.com)
Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement explains the personal data Microsoft processes, how Microsoft processes it, and for what purposes.
Electoral College Decision Tree (observablehq.com)
An Observable notebook.
Explore The Ways Trump Or Biden Could Win The Election (projects.fivethirtyeight.com)
Choose whether President Trump or Joe Biden will win each state in the 2020 presidential election and we’ll recalculate whether they have a path to 270 electoral votes and what their chance is of winning the Electoral College.
Florida Early Voting Turnout (data.tallahassee.com)
A state by state look at how Americans are shattering records with early and mail-in votes. This site will be updated daily with the latest numbers.
RealClearPolitics - 2020 - Latest Polls (www.realclearpolitics.com)
Latest Polls
Election Update: Why Our Model Is More Bullish Than Others On Trump (fivethirtyeight.com)
Want these election updates emailed to you right when they’re published? Sign up here. As I wrote last week, Hillary Clinton is probably going to become the nex…
Trump Supporters Aren’t ‘Shy,’ But Polls Could Still Be Missing Some Of Them (fivethirtyeight.com)
There’s this theory that won’t die. It goes something like this: Some unknown segment of President Trump’s support is too “shy” to admit they back him. Usually …
The Capitol (thehungergames.fandom.com)
The Capitol of Panemis a technologically advanced, utopian city where the nation's most wealthy and powerful citizens live. The Capitol is also the colloquial name for the ruling government of Panem. As the seat of power inPanem, the nation's thirteen districts(twelve after The Dark Days)are ruled from this city, and the Hunger Games are organized and celebrated inside its city limits (protected by anti-aircraft guns and multiple launch rocket sy...
Fullstack D3 and Data Visualization: The Complete Guide to Developing Data Visualizations with D3 - # Build beautiful data visualizations with D3 (www.newline.co)
2020 General Election Early Vote Statistics (electproject.github.io)
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What Pollsters Have Changed Since 2016 — And What Still Worries Them About 2020 (fivethirtyeight.com)
If you ask Americans whether they trust the polls, many seem unable to let go of what happened in 2016. Polls taken since then have generally found that a major…
Trump Is Losing Ground With White Voters But Gaining Among Black And Hispanic Americans (fivethirtyeight.com)
There’s a well-known truth in politics: No one group swings an election. But that doesn’t mean that the demographic trends bubbling beneath the surface can’t ha…
Trump Is Just A Normal Polling Error Behind Clinton (fivethirtyeight.com)
Even at the end of a presidential campaign, polls don’t perfectly predict the final margin in the election. Sometimes the final polls are quite accurate. An ave…
The Polls Missed Trump. We Asked Pollsters Why. (fivethirtyeight.com)
The polls missed Donald Trump’s election. Individual polls missed, at the state level and nationally (though national polls weren’t far off). So did aggregated …
2016 Election Forecast | FiveThirtyEight (projects.fivethirtyeight.com)
Nate Silver's predictions and polling data for the 2016 presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
How I Acted Like A Pundit And Screwed Up On Donald Trump (fivethirtyeight.com)
Since Donald Trump effectively wrapped up the Republican nomination this month, I’ve seen a lot of critical self-assessments from empirically minded journalists…
The Now-Defunct Firms Behind 8chan, QAnon (krebsonsecurity.com)
Some of the world's largest Internet firms have taken steps to crack down on disinformation spread by QAnon conspiracy theorists and the hate-filled anonymous message board 8chan. But according to a California-based security researcher, those seeking to de-platform these communities may have overlooked a simple legal solution to that end: Both the Nevada-based web hosting…
Definition of conspiracy | Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com)
Definition of conspiracy from Dictionary.com, the world’s leading online source for English definitions, pronunciations, word origins, idioms, Word of the Day, and more.
QAnon follower who blocked bridge near Hoover Dam pleads guilty to terrorism charge (www.azcentral.com)
Matthew Wright pleaded guilty to a terrorism charge in the incident, which he said he did to advance a conspiracy theory popular among QAnon followers.
Man opens fire in restaurant targeted by anti-Clinton "PizzaGate" fake news conspiracy (www.cbsnews.com)
Pizza joint has been victim of widely-circulated fake news story claiming it was at center of child sex ring organized by Hillary Clinton
The QAnon Conspiracy Theory: A Security Threat in the Making? – Combating Terrorism Center at West Point (www.ctc.usma.edu)
Abstract: The QAnon conspiracy theory, which emerged in 2017, has quickly risen to prominence in the United States. A survey of cases of individuals who have allegedly or apparently been radicalized to criminal acts with a nexus to violence by QAnon, including one case that saw a guilty plea on a terrorism charge, makes clear that QAnon … Continued
Media Roots Radio: The Origins of QAnon, Follow the White Rabbit Into a Deeper Layer of the MAGA Cult (mediaroots.org)
Unpacking QAnon: A Batsh*t Conspiracy Theory Tailor-Made for the Trump Era (www.esquire.com)
It's Pizzagate, the Deep State, and Sandy Hook trutherism rolled into one–and now Twitter is moving to curb its rise.
Q&A with Fredrick Brennan of 8chan (knowyourmeme.com)
We spoke with creator of 8chan Fredrick Brennan to discuss the imageboard's origins, GamerGate and his plans for the future.
Wiki - BetterThanJson (wiki.alopex.li)
I want to take a brief look at various data serialization formats and compare them. Basically the goal is to answer the question, “can we find something better than JSON?” However, note that we are looking at these things for DATA SERIALIZATION, not for config files and stuff, so that’s the goal by which these will be judged.
Datomic/fressian (github.com)
Contribute to Datomic/fressian development by creating an account on GitHub.
When XML beats JSON: UI layouts (engineering.instawork.com)
When demoing Hyperview to new engineers, there’s one comment that frequently comes up about the HXML data format:
Specification (amzn.github.io)
The Amazon Ion specification has three parts. A set of data types. A textual notation for values of those types. A binary notation for values of those types.
diziet | MessagePack vs CBOR (RFC7049) (diziet.dreamwidth.org)
tl;dr: Use MessagePack, rather than CBOR.
All Thrift declarations (dev.evernote.com)
Erlang -- External Term Format (erlang.org)
The external term format is mainly used in the distribution mechanism of Erlang.
Serialization series — Do you speak Erlang ETF or BERT? (part 1) (medium.com)
If you don’t like Erlang but want to use some of its functionalities, the best way is to talk with it.
Row scrolling for parallax effects (sf2platinum.wordpress.com)
In the last post we looked at what tilemaps are and how they’re used in SF2, and ended with a mention of how multiple layers (or scrolls) of tilemaps can be moved at different amounts to achi…
Lou's Pseudo 3d Page (www.extentofthejam.com)
Previous update: An explanation of 3d projection mathematics (under Road Basics) and analysis of Activision's Enduro (under Case Studies)! Thanks to everyone for all the e-mail! Keep it coming :) Sorry, I can't answer questions about when I'll post source code, but I'm always happy to answer anything else about these engines! Official material on the Road Rash graphics engine and more detailed explanation of curves and a generalized curve equat...
PHP 8: before and after - stitcher.io (stitcher.io)
The impact of PHP 8 on my code
WebFrameworks - Python Wiki (wiki.python.org)
Contents Web Frameworks for Python Popular Full-Stack Frameworks Other Full-Stack Frameworks Popular Non Full-Stack Frameworks Other Non Full-Stack Frameworks Discontinued/Inactive Frameworks Books and Articles Content Management Systems Web Components Web Client Frameworks See Also Editorial Note 1. Web Frameworks for Python A Web framework is a collection of packages or modules which allow developers to write Web applications (see WebApplicati...
PhpStorm: The Lightning-Smart IDE for PHP Programming by JetBrains (www.jetbrains.com)
PhpStorm is a perfect PHP IDE for working with Symfony, Laravel, Drupal, WordPress, Laminas, Magento, Joomla!, CakePHP, Yii, and other frameworks.
Modernizing Legacy Applications In PHP (leanpub.com)
As you apply these incremental refactorings in order, each one building on the last, you will steadily transform your legacy PHP application from a spaghetti mess to an organized, modern, testable application, free of globals and mixed concerns.
PHP: Supported Versions (www.php.net)
Each release branch of PHP is fully supported for two years from its initial stable release. During this period, bugs and security issues that have been reported are fixed and are released in regular point releases.
PHP: Migrating from PHP 5.6.x to PHP 7.0.x - Manual (www.php.net)
Despite the fact that PHP 7.0 is a new major version, efforts have been made to make migration as painless as possible. This release focuses mainly on removing functionality deprecated in previous versions and improving language consistency.
Testing code for PHP 7 (blog.fortrabbit.com)
How to check your PHP code for future compability.
Debian 8 Jessie LAMP server tutorial with Apache 2, PHP 5 and MariaDB (instead of MySQL) (www.howtoforge.com)
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache webserver on a Debian 8 (Jessie) server with PHP (mod_...
PHP: a fractal of bad design / fuzzy notepad (eev.ee)
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Incredible lulz, @raindrift's double-claw php hammer (www.flickr.com)
Explore nicoletbn's photos on Flickr. nicoletbn has uploaded 3649 photos to Flickr.
Is your transaction as lonely as you think? A cheat sheet for isolation levels in SQL Server (blog.coeo.com)
This post aims to give you a brief introduction into what isolation levels are and how they work within SQL Server. In short, they are a measure for controlling concurrency on the server.
TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks (www.techempower.com)
Performance comparison of web application frameworks using community-contributed test implementations.
PHP: Variable variables - Manual (www.php.net)
Sometimes it is convenient to be able to have variable variable names. That is, a variable name which can be set and used dynamically. A normal variable is set with a statement such as:
Why PHP variables start with a $ sign symbol? (stackoverflow.com)
Has anybody ever thought about this question. Why we must write $var_name = value; and not var_name = value;? Yes I know that it is the syntax rule that PHP uses, but why is it a $ sign symbol?
r/PHP - Comment by u/nikic on ”AMA with the PhpStorm team from JetBrains, on October 8, at 12:00 pm UTC” (www.reddit.com)
124 votes and 197 comments so far on Reddit
PHP: SPL - Manual (www.php.net)
PHP: pthreads - Manual (www.php.net)
PHP: Function arguments - Manual (www.php.net)
Information may be passed to functions via the argument list, which is a comma-delimited list of expressions. The arguments are evaluated from left to right.
PHP: Error Control Operators - Manual (www.php.net)
PHP supports one error control operator: the at sign (@). When prepended to an expression in PHP, any error messages that might be generated by that expression will be ignored.
Call for testing: PHP 8.0 (make.wordpress.org)
A long-standing goal of the WordPress project is to be compatible with new versions of PHP on their release day. The next major version of PHP (version 8.0) is currently scheduled for release on No…
PHP: ReflectionParameter::getType - Manual (www.php.net)
(PHP 7)
Be prolific (www.chrismytton.com)
Produce lots of stuff and share it.
Newton Papers : College Notebook (cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk)
Add. 4000 is a small notebook that Newton appears to have begun using in the winter of 1663-4. He continued to write in it extensively over the next two or three years, mostly jotting down personal annotation of his mathematical discoveries. It contains notes on his mathematical and geometrical reading, drawn from Frans van Schooten’s Exercitationummathematicarum (Leiden, 1657) and from his edition of the works of François Viète (Leiden, 1646), a...
Standard Concentration Lens Polishes - Gerard Kluyskens Company, Inc. (www.gkci.com)
Polispeed Aluminum Oxide Slurry Liquid Polishing Compound Ophthalmic Lenses
Captcha (www.osapublishing.org)
OSA has implemented a process that requires you to enter the letters and/or numbers below before you can download this article.
Ten Thousand (xkcd.com)
The Science-Backed Secret To Rapidly Improving Any Skill (medium.com)
Rapid skill improvement is an important part of achieving our most cherished goals. Various scientific research shows us how.
Art & Fear (books.google.com)
Why Aiming for Perfection Won’t Help You Achieve Your Goals (jamesclear.com)
Read this article to learn why perfection isn't necessary for reaching your goals and what will help you find success instead.
Quantity Always Trumps Quality (blog.codinghorror.com)
Nathan Bowers pointed me to this five year old Cool Tools entry on the book Art &amp; Fear. Although I am not at all ready to call software development &quot;art&quot; -- perhaps &quot;craft&quot; would be more appropriate, or &quot;engineering&quot; if you&#39;re feeling
That’s Not What Ships Are Built For (medium.com)
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
A Brief History of Surgeons | Roy A. Meals (www.laphamsquarterly.org)
From Galen to Robert Jones.
Aliens on 1,000 nearby stars could see us, new study suggests (www.livescience.com)
Life is here. Can they see it?
NASA - Status of Gravity Control (www.nasa.gov)
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High-tech Aliens - Atomic Rockets (www.projectrho.com)
Sir Arthur C. Clarke made a famous observation about space explorers discovering aliens: "If one considers the millions of years of pre-history, and the rapid technological advancement occurring now, if you apply that to a hypothetical alien race, one can figure the probabilities of how advanced the explorers will find them. The conclusion is we will find apes or angels, but not humans."
The Oracle - The Oatmeal (www.theoatmeal.com)
Aliens on 1,000 nearby stars could see us, new study suggests (web.archive.org)
Life is here. Can they see it?
Formatting Options | Hacker News (news.ycombinator.com)
Stop keypress event bubbling by timdorr · Pull Request #147 · Externalizable/bongo.cat (github.com)
This prevents keypress events from bubbling up to the window/document, where they might trigger things like find-as-you-type or other hotkeys. Those browser actions might steal focus and keep the s...
This website breaks the conditions of .CAT domains · Issue #144 · Externalizable/bongo.cat (github.com)
Hi! Just as a heads-up, this website might be breaking the conditions to use the .cat domains. As explained in the official FAQS of the domain (https://domini.cat/en/faqs/): The .cat domain is a cu...
Perfect pitch (sergeykish.com)
I do not perceive notes in different octaves as same. So I've created a tool where one can select individual notes.
Bongo Cat (www.youtube.com)
Our team makes Bongo Cat videos and more! (US, UK and K-Pop) FAQ: Q: What programs do you guys use to make videos? A: Adobe Flash for animation, and FL studi...
Bongo Cat (knowyourmeme.com)
Bongo Cat refers to an animation of a cat appearing to play the bongos that has been used in various remix videos to make it appear as though the cat is playing along to different songs. After the original video grew popular, people made different versions of the video showing the cat playing other instruments.
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
tastejs/todomvc (github.com)
Helping you select an MV* framework - Todo apps for React.js, Ember.js, Angular, and many more - tastejs/todomvc
Hexpress musical instrument - Apps on Google Play (play.google.com)
Hexpress is a collection of musical instruments for your phone. You can use it for learning, playing and composing music whenever you have the time - on train, while waiting in line and during boring meetings. Using headphones (non-bluetooth) is strongly recommended for louder and better sound quality, and to not disturb others around you. The application has simple, colorful and clean interface designed to be accessible to young children. While...
Bongo Cat - Apps on Google Play (play.google.com)
Bongo cat is name of a cat playing bongo drums. Download this app and create your own songs or just relax while listening to bongos! This app is very easy to use: press left side of the screen to hit left bongo, right side to hit right bongo. Or press both sides of the screen to hit both bongos. Thanks to: @StrayRogue, @DitzyFlama, @Externalizable, icons8.com (for icons) and Miknik
Urban Dictionary: Based (www.urbandictionary.com)
Agreeable. Admirable. Worthy of support. Often used in contexts where the action or opinion ignores popular trends and social conventions or requires special effort. Used either seriously or tongue-in-cheek to encourage eccentric behavior for comedic effect.
Based on What? / Slang Misinterpretation (knowyourmeme.com)
Slang Misinterpretation refers to a genre of memes in which various slang expressions such as "based," "let's fucking go" and others are interpreted in their literal rather than slang sense, with various characters demanding further explanation. The trend gained popularity in early February 2020 following a viral Based on What? meme, with the images often being used to react to various slang expressions.
midi-writer-js (www.npmjs.com)
A library providing an API for generating MIDI files.