Visto nel Web – 348

OK, rinviata la censura europea del Web, giornalisti (quasi tutti, ottime le eccezioni) ed editori piangono inconsolabili, un sakko di link sull’argomento. Ma ho anche wisto altro nel Web.

ComputerWorld Says Newest Windows 10 ‘Isn’t Ready for Prime Time’
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

June 30, 1948, Bell Labs held a press conference in New York City to announce to the world that we had invented the transistor
storia
::: BellLabs

Thousands of Uber Drivers Scammed Out of Millions of Dollars
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

One Misplaced Line of JavaScript Caused the Ticketmaster Breach
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Is Google’s Promotion of HTTPS Misguided?
a lot of the web consists of archives
Web, Internet | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

In software dev we are the victims of our success
da approfondire
programming, codice, snippet
::: amasad

Data From Open-Source Ancestry Site Leads to More Arrests
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

La raccolta dei nostri dati come forma di controllo sociale. Ecco perché è fondamentale la regolamentazione
dati, raccolta
::: DottEmanueleT

“Lisp – a Language for Stratified Design” by Harold Abelson and Gerald Jay Sussman
storia | lisp(s)
::: thelittlelisper

Ten days after launching in Poland, #ApplePay has vastly outpaced #GooglePay uptake
economia
::: appleinsider

#art13 of the new #copyright directive and the new #censorship machine, for dummies
censura
::: InnoGenna ::: demartin ::: valigiablu ::: communia_eu ::: N4ik3 ::: Bennetto90 ::: zacchiro ::: emenietti ::: Wikipedia ::: annamasera ::: WikimediaItalia ::: craaash80 ::: TristeMietitore ::: dcavedon ::: suzukimaruti ::: TuxmAL ::: i ::: azuech ::: fabiochiusi ::: WikimediaItalia ::: xmau ::: communia_eu ::: Slashdot ::: mante ::: SWHeritage ::: melhagemann ::: WikimediaItalia ::: mmasnick ::: WikimediaItalia ::: WikimediaItalia ::: EFF ::: rasmus_kleis ::: carloalberto ::: WikimediaItalia ::: Senficon ::: wikimarcok ::: carloalberto ::: mante ::: communia_eu ::: ryanmerkley ::: derobbio ::: scapiba ::: WikimediaItalia ::: maurorizzi_mr ::: r_lab ::: WikimediaItalia ::: Senficon ::: Senficon ::: SergioGridelli ::: MCPievatolo ::: r_lab ::: communia_eu ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: tobie ::: glynmoody ::: silviamajo ::: communia_eu ::: communia_eu ::: fabiochiusi ::: zacchiro ::: Senficon ::: mante ::: fabiochiusi ::: valigiablu ::: emenietti ::: disinformatico ::: fabiochiusi ::: OpenRightsGroup ::: Agenzia_Ansa ::: fabiochiusi ::: _juhan ::: Senficon ::: communia_eu ::: fabiochiusi ::: peppeliberti ::: _juhan ::: fabiochiusi ::: slashdot ::: davidakaye ::: jimmy_wales ::: Senficon ::: cmnit ::: fabiochiusi ::: cristigalas ::: zacchiro ::: Senficon ::: cmnit ::: timberners_lee ::: LGuibault ::: communia_eu ::: EFF ::: WikimediaItalia ::: WikimediaItalia ::: zacchiro ::: rasmus_kleis ::: zacchiro ::: lucasofri ::: fabiochiusi ::: reesmarc ::: madbob ::: lmisculin

A fun quiz on eval() in JS, and corner cases of its behaviour. I’ve seen some of the gotchas before, but I still don’t envy JS implementors
me: You got 8/11 correct!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh ::: MauroV1968

‘Why You Should Not Use Google Cloud’
ditte
::: Slashdot

Twitter Will Show Who Pays For Ads and How Much They Spend
social media | ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot

#hyperHTML styleguide is out
linguaggi di programmazione
::: santinialberto

Why should I learn Racket? How is it different/unique/better than other languages? Are there operations which can only be performed in Racket? How fast is it compared to Java/Haskell/Clojure/Lisp, etc.?
language Racket
::: gknauth

70 years ago this week Claude Shannon ushered in the field of information theory with his paper “A Mathematical Theory of Communication”
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

This weekend, the @racketlang package index crossed the 1000-package mark!
language Racket
::: samth

Amazon’s Alexa is Getting Clobbered
smart assistant
::: Slashdot

Predicting the truncated xorshift32* random number generator
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

Visual augmentation of source code editors: A systematic review
tools, componenti software
::: _wilfredh

Adding dragon emoji as semicolons in node.js or the typescript compiler
programming, codice, snippet | 😉
::: _wilfredh

There are 100M lines of code in the average modern car. This should terrify any experienced programmer
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersIoT

SUSE Linux Sold For $2.5 Billion
sistemi operativi | economia
::: Slashdot

Newer Diameter Telephony Protocol Just As Vulnerable As SS7
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

System F-word
è serio: now that I have your attention…
programmazione funzionale
::: Iceland_jack

I was at the Usenix that celebrated Unix 25th anniversary in Boston. Dennis was there, and Maddog has just given Linus an Alpha computer to port Linux to. I was a kid and now feel like an old man
protagonisti | storia
::: migueldeicaza

The Unix operating system turns 50 in July 2019. Please RT the #unix50th tag to spread awareness, & tell us why Unix is important to you
sistemi operativi
::: DoctorWkt

NASA researchers recently created a model that analyzes various weather factors that lead to the formation & spread of fires. The Global Fire Weather Database (GFWED) is the first fire prediction model to include satellite–based precipitation measurements
programming, codice, snippet
::: Rainmaker1973

Da ieri #Ivrea è patrimonio Unesco, qualche tempo fa su @LaStampa raccontai di quando la Olivetti inventò il pc e conquistò New York
storia
::: nadiaferrigo

Facebook chiude tbh, app che aveva comprato appena otto mesi fa
Facebook
::: emenietti

In a widening probe, four federal agencies are now looking into Facebook’s role in Cambridge Analytica, including SEC
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Facebook
::: lizzadwoskin

The concept of re-decentralizing the web is now mainstream
Web, Internet
::: timberners_lee

So far, there have been 13 incidents of lynching related to rumours circulated through WhatsApp about suspected child lifters and kidnappers – resulting in the murders of 27 people, in less than two months
social media | dispositivi mobili | caos informativo, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi ::: Slashdot

Imagine for a minute. Julian Assange in political captivity for 6 years
#web
::: JulianAssange

Ubuntu Studio Have Released a Free Guide to Audio Production on Linux
applicazioni, programmi | manuali, how to
::: dcavedon

Tired of bloated resource hungry GUI music players? moc is a nice TUI/console music player with many options, controls
da provare
applicazioni, programmi
::: climagic

Mi sono immerso nelle tecnologie che vogliono decentralizzare il web. L’evoluzione dell’“hypermedia browser/editor”
Web, Internet
::: ORARiccardo

Per le vedove di Wikipedia. Per cercare informazioni su qualcosa esiste sempre il “vecchio metodo”. Motore di ricerca e spulciare siti. Lo abbiamo fatto per anni
io invece sono wikipedista; non esclusivo ma parto spesso di lì
Web, Internet
::: twlayos

Study Finds That a Large Number of Popular Android Apps Secretly Cast the Screen To Third Parties, But They Don’t Listen To Conversations
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Linux Users Face a Growing Number of Cryptojacking Threats
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: LinuxFansclub

Copying Photos Found on Internet is Fair Use, Virginia Federal Court Rules
copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

While technology experts and scholars have concerns about the current and future impact of the internet, they also tend to report their own experience of digital life as positive
Web, Internet
::: fabiochiusi

Barcelona

This is the first sensible reason for why Google killed Reader
Web, Internet
::: lilianedwards

South Korea Cuts Its Work Limit From 68 Hours a Week To 52
economia
::: Slashdot

Juggalos Figured Out How To Beat Facial Recognition
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

One of my favorite little Python tidbits is that zip() is its own inverse
Python
::: jakevdp

Malware Authors Seem Intent on Weaponizing Windows SettingContent-ms Files
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

A Bloatless Web
Web, Internet
::: WebReflection

A fascinating review of exactly why most people find dynamic languages easier to use than statically typed languages, with specific examples in Rust, Python and more
linguaggi di programmazione
::: pat_shaughnessy

Excellent talk by Douglas Croxkford about what parts of the language should we fix in the next programming language. Many of his suggestions are already there in #clojure
lisp(s)
::: viebel

Google has confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can sometimes be read by third-party app developers, not just machines
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

5 anni da “data journalist”. Qualche considerazione (e un po’ di ottimismo)
media
::: RadioProzac

ssg: static site generator with rsync and lowdown
Web, Internet
::: jpmens

array conversion
linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

Learn Python with Visual Studio
Python
::: nicolaiarocci

L’informazione online italiana sta diventando un unico grande clickbait, fatto di “ecco” e compagnia. Ed evidentemente funziona
media
::: lucasofri

NeXTCUBE was manufactured 1990-1993: 25 MHz Motorola 68040 processor, 16-64 Mb RAM, and famous PostScript display. Run NeXTSTEP, UNIX based on Mach kernel blended with 4.3BSD
storia
::: unix_byte

ggplot2 3.0.0 now on CRAN. Headline features are tidy eval, sf support, position_dodge2(), & viridis
linguaggi di programmazione
::: hadleywickham

“The individual was incredibly empowered,” the web’s inventor, @timberners_lee, says of a decentralised web. “That feeling of individual control, that empowerment, is something we’ve lost”
Web, Internet
::: webfoundation

Is Facebook a Publisher? In Public it Says No, But in Court it Says Yes
Facebook
::: Slashdot

Algebraic Query Language (AQL): schemas as categories, DB instances as functors, provable data migration as functor composition
linguaggi di programmazione
::: KenScambler

How to get an instant answer to any question on (almost) any programming language from the command line
devo provarlo
Web, Internet
::: igor_chubin

“Cambridge Analytica non ha convinto della gente di buon senso a diventare razzista: ha convinto i razzisti a diventare elettori.” Breve saggio illuminante di Cory Doctorow (@doctorow): Zuckerberg e l’incoscienza morale
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: disinformatico

I always wondered why ad targeting was so bad. Now that some online services allow you to see the info used to target ads, I can see why!
ad, pubblicità | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: danluu

Jack Dorsey privately met with Trump aides in DC to apologize for the platform’s liberal bias while the family separation horror at the border was unfolding. He lacks judgement
Twitter | protagonisti
::: Pinboard

Per l’Accademia delle Scienze di Torino abbiamo creato una teca digitale a prova di futuro con @internetarchive e tecnologie standard
Web, Internet
::: AlessioMelandri

French ministry of research published today an ambitious plan for #openscience at #liber2018 : open access, open data, and support of @SWHeritage, universal software source code library of Alexandria
open source
::: SWHeritage

►#UBports | A #mobile version of the #Ubuntu Operating System
dispositivi mobili | sistemi operativi
::: AnonymousVideo

A thorough study of over 17 thousand Android apps reveals that there is no evidence that apps are secretly turning a phone’s microphone on to spy on device owners
dispositivi mobili
::: mikko

An Employee of NSO Group, Which Sells Powerful Spyware, Allegedly Stole Company’s Tools For Personal Profit
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

First up: The Intel 4004 was the world’s first microprocessor on a single chip. Intended as a quick side-venture to make some money for then-fledging Intel, this project almost crashed and burned due to a lack of staff
storia
::: IEEESpectrum

Questa la sobria analisi di Repubblica sulle ragioni del voto di oggi a Bruxelles
caos informativo, fake news, bufale | KittyPaka! questa sarebbe la stampa seria
::: mante

The World’s Largest Phone Network China Mobile Censors Content — Even in the United States
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Found an excellent Bash resource. One of the many unlikely things I tend to think: being super proficient with Bash is extremely significant developer productivity boost. 🏎
manuali, how to
::: brianleroux

Net Neutrality Makes Comeback in California; Lawmakers Agree To Strict Rules
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

How quickly can you compute the dot product between two large vectors?
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

Apple’s App Store Celebrates 10th Anniversary
ditte
::: Slashdot

Vue.js: the good, the meh, and the ugly
linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

Elegant Python code for a Markov chain text generator
Python
::: elibendersky

La verità, vi prego, sull’articolo 11
ottimo il Mantellini; merita una segnalazione qui invece di perdersi nella lunghissima (troppo? no, devo festeggiare) lista sul voto del Parlamento europeo
censura
::: DanieleOppo

Pandas 0.23.2 is out
Python
::: TomAugspurger

A new algorithm developed by @Harvard researchers solves optimization problems exponentially faster than previous algorithms
programming, codice, snippet
::: IEEESpectrum

Mark Zuckerberg Becomes World’s Third-Richest Person
protagonisti
::: Slashdot

HTC Had Its Biggest Drop In Sales In More Than Two Years
ditte
::: Slashdot

Sergio Gridelli

Science and Technology links (July 6th, 2018)
novità
::: lemire

I think you might enjoy reading @BigMeanInternet’s “The Singular Pursuit of Comrade Bezos”
protagonisti
::: gittaca

A Universal Bundle Loader
linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

Twitter Suspended 70 Million Accounts In Past Two Months, Says Report
Twitter | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

I giornali e lo stop alla riforma UE sul copyright
giornalisti e editori italiani si sa che spesso, praticamente sempre, quasi tutti…
censura | caos informativo, fake news, bufale | media
::: L_Capotorto

What happens if you do a survey on Mechanical Turk asking programmers what semantics they expect of their languages?
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

Google AdSense Banned a Random Webpage About a 32-Year-Old Bill Because It Was About Sexual Abuse
Google
::: Slashdot

Why Sci-Hub is illegal, and what you can do about it
Web, Internet
::: Sci_Hub

Enrico Mentana annuncia la nascita di un quotidiano digitale formato da soli giovani – contrattualizzati – scelti da lui e con qualche “vecchio” come tutor (a titolo gratuito)
media | Web, Internet
::: chedisagio

Strict new internet laws in #Tanzania and #Uganda are driving content creators offline
censura
::: accessnow

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