Visto nel Web – 379

OK, finito Sanremo (a proposito chi ha vinto? me lo sono perso) ecco qua cosa ho wisto nel Web 🧐

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1 Billion! That’s how many monthly searches we served in January
Web, Internet
::: DuckDuckGo

Remote Workers Are Outperforming Office Workers–Here’s Why
economia, lavoro
::: marigo

I finally published my blog post on Kubernetes as an API standard not just an implementation
programming, codice, snippet
::: justincormack

Moving from JS to statically typed Flow or TypeScript prevented 15% of bugs found in trunk. Interesting paper. Whilst I think this number might be used to justify both static and dynamic types, I’ll take anything lightweight that reduces my bug count!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Oracle’s Newest Audit Tactic: Focusing on Java
linguaggi di programmazione
::: newsycombinator

Hard to overstate how disturbing this stat is to me
social media
::: bjorn

Homebrew 2.0 is Here With Official Support For Linux and Windows
tools, componenti software
::: Slashdot

MakuluLinux Core OS Debuts With Impressive Desktop Design
Linux distro
::: dcavedon

Flameshot is an Amazing Screenshot Tool
tools, componenti software
::: dcavedon

Science and Technology links (February 3rd, 2019)
novità
::: lemire

Facebook, il solito
Facebook
::: dangillmor ::: Slashdot ::: hoofnagle ::: PaulbernalUK ::: HalSinger ::: firstdraftnews ::: waltmossberg ::: fabiochiusi ::: thegrugq ::: ORARiccardo ::: MattNavarra ::: privacyint

Updated library/demos with all the latest stuff (deps.edn, figwheel.main, new material-ui react compts, etc) The library is essential for us internally, don’t know how the rest of y’all manage to do web development, LOL
lisp(s)
::: lisperati

Google Play Store Now Open For Progressive Web Apps
Google | Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

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Javascript has no redeeming qualities as a language and, everytime I have to code in it, it makes me sad
linguaggi di programmazione
::: SarahJamieLewis

Meet the Creator of the Egg That Broke Instagram
social media
::: fabiochiusi

A Look at the Number of Languages Popular Voice Assistant Services Support
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

2018 Was the ‘Worst Year Ever’ For Smartphone Shipments
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

UK races to finalize law policing ‘Wild West’ internet
Web, Internet | censura
::: JoanBarata ::: fabiochiusi

Pensavo che @yahoo_italia fosse morto, poi mi hanno fatto notare che non solo esisteva ancora, ma mi rubava gli articoli
Web, Internet
::: RadioProzac

What does Japan know that the rest of the world doesn’t?
social media
::: dangillmor

Travolti dalle informazioni
dati, raccolta
::: andrea_gasperin

Letters between John W Backus and Edsger W Dijkstra, 1979
h/t Massimo Santini, @Mapio
storia
::: vardi

Time flies. It’s a quarter of a century today since the first email between two heads of governments. Me and Bill Clinton. Now literally a museum piece
storia
::: carlbildt

My 16,500-word review of Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
economia, lavoro
::: evgenymorozov ::: evgenymorozov

Platforms want to become regulators. They want to gain a monopoly & then control information retrieval, news, “room-letting, taxi traffic, or dating. What these platforms want, in other words, is what state governments normally do —they want to govern”
Web, Internet | politica
::: FrankPasquale

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Clojure 2019 survey highlights use in business, value to users, and vibrant community
programmazione funzionale | lisp(s)
::: cognitect

This from Zuckerberg’s 15 Years Celebration post is a crucial passage: Facebook is finally trying to *ideologically* hit back, and pretty explicitly (yes, he could have done better than “some people”, though)
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

Interesting article by topologist Frank Quinn who writes about some of the major discoveries in mathematics that took place 100 years ago and why they are important today
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

Workers absolutely should have the right to know what they are working on, and especially when moral or politically controversial activities are involved
Google
::: theintercept

Linux kernel 5.0-rc5 is out. Linus writes, “I’m happy to report that things seem to be calming down nicely, and rc5 is noticeably smaller than previous rcs. Let’s hope the trend continues”
Linux
::: linuxjournal

the OS is in bitcode so Will wrote a little OS that hosts the JIT for the OS
sistemi operativi
::: johnregehr

Google’s ad revenues grew by circa one BuzzFeed more than analysts had expected in Q4 last year
Google | economia, lavoro
::: rasmus_kleis ::: larrykim

Kids of today will never know the joy of having the cutting edge desktop with 19-inch colour monitor, RISC CPU, and a true Unix, an operating system that most home users at the time hardly heard about. With the price ticket of $15k
storia
::: unix_byte

I suspect, here are a few relationships between statistical distributions you didn’t know
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

Apple Just Endorsed AT&T’s Fake 5G E Network
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

.@google’s Haskell 101 and 102 training material is now open source!
programmazione funzionale
::: jin_

The official Python Developers Survey 2018 results
Python
::: ThePSF

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In bash, !?foo will repeat the most recent command that contained the string ‘foo’
tip, suggerimenti
::: UnixToolTip

I really love the line-of-code completions in the new kite
non ancora: Kite for Linux is almost done!
Python
::: gvanrossum

‘You Need To Be Very, Very Cautious’: US Warns European Allies Not To Use Chinese Gear For 5G Networks
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

The @astropy project has hands-down the best development, testing, and documentation infrastructure of any open software project I’ve worked with. Really well-done
Python
::: jakevdp

The Ubuntu blog published a list of fresh snapsfrom January 2019. New snaps include OpenToonz, Eureka DOOM Editor, HexChat, Blender and much more
applicazioni, programmi | Ubuntu
::: linuxjournal

Set the Flux Capacitor for 12/30/1899
Python
::: fulcorno

The neural coding metaphor cannot provide a valid basis for theories of brain function
programming, codice, snippet
::: Neuro_Skeptic

Here’s a great reference to the Monte Carlo Method and its applications
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

The UN has made a deal with Palantir to give them highly sensitive data about aid recipients in the World Food Program – part of their “very aggressive digital transformation journey.” World reacts in horror
dati, raccolta
::: katecrawford

John Millikin on some of the differences between working at @Stripe and at Google
economia, lavoro
::: patrickc

Adobe is Considering Whether it Wants To Design Its Own Chips
hardware
::: Slashdot

GNU Coreutils Cheat Sheet
manuali, how to
::: UnixToolTip

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15 years of likes — happy birthday, Facebook!
We recommend taking these measures to protect your data and privacy
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: avast_antivirus

Microsoft Really Doesn’t Want You To Buy Office 2019
applicazioni, programmi
::: Slashdot

The Fundamental Problem With Silicon Valley’s Favorite Growth Strategy
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Mapping a Universe of Open Source Software
open source
::: johnregehr

Reddit, Banned In China, Is Reportedly Set To Land $150 Million Investment From a Chinese Censorship Powerhouse
social media
::: Slashdot

Mozilla Announces Project Fission, a Project To Add True Multi-Process Support To Firefox
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

the true geniuses will attract the resources necessary to turn their ideas into reality wherever they are. They understand that the most important component isn’t product or capital–it’s the people. That starts with you
economia, lavoro | protagonisti
::: jessfraz

Making programming accessible and enabling makers. (The analogy with IFTTT is interesting. Primarily it asks worthwhile questions!)
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

Now, we can embed interactive Klipse code snippets in a reveal.js HTML presentation
Web, Internet
::: viebel

Thread molto interessante su un esempio di come il modello delle startup (quelle vere) possa diventare molto problematico anche nella minoranza di casi in cui hanno successo
economia, lavoro
::: maurovanetti

It’s time to fix the EU copyright directive: rights holders need to provide reference files of content, and copyright notices with key information (like URLs), so that platforms can identify and remove infringing content
copyright e brevetti
::: marconav

Did you know you can borrow ebooks from The Internet Archive? I feel like a dummy for only just learning it! I was able to get two books otherwise unavailable digitally
Web, Internet
::: mrgan

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Don’t like Big Tech?
economia, lavoro
::: evgenymorozov

LibreOffice 6.2 is here! It includes a new (optional) user interface called the NotebookBar, along with improved compatibility, performance boosts, a reworked help system and many other updates
applicazioni, programmi
::: tdforg

Twitter is finally sharing how many daily users it has: 126 million. That’s 60 million fewer daily users than Snapchat, and a lot fewer users than anything FB owns
Twitter
::: KurtWagner8

Raspberry Pi Gets Its Own Brick-and-Mortar Retail Store
hardware | sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

Visual Studio Code 1.31 Adds Screencast Mode, Better Navigation + More
programming, codice, snippet
::: dcavedon

Spotify’s Podcast Aggregation Play. Spotify is making a major move into podcasts, where it appears to have clear designs to be the sort of Aggregator is cannot be when it comes to music
social media
::: stratechery

Countries With Zero Rating Have More Expensive Wireless Broadband Than Countries Without It
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Facebook will start to show when your contact info was uploaded, if it was by the brand or one of their agency/developer partners and when access was shared between partners
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

After a bit of experimentation with the Instagram Stories format, I can conclude
concordo pienamente
social media
::: thek3nger

The hard disk you’ve been waiting for
storia
::: stevesi

Great gig at @turinginst
: “Social Science Research Fellow for Women in Data Science and AI”. 2 year post, looking into how gender inequality can be addressed in data science. Looking for sociologist/historian/gender studies researcher
economia, lavoro | gender, discriminazioni
::: melissaterras

Cosa c’è dietro al caso Huawei
scegliete dove leggere il Weekly Post e buon ascolto
Web, Internet
::: Il Post

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Faster remainders when the divisor is a constant: beating compilers and libdivide
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

I cannot pass up a chance to mention that one of my favorite programs that runs a huge amount of world information infrastructure (IBM IMS) was written as the inventory system for the Apollo Saturn V rockets
storia
::: graydon_pub

Apple’s Internal Hardware Team Is Working On Modems That Will Likely Replace Intel
hardware
::: Slashdot

Google Might Be Working On a New Smartwatch, Report Says
hardware
::: Slashdot

n Python you can sometimes use the % operator to mean percentage. For example 25 % 4 is 25% of 4 which is 1, or 75 % 20 is 75% of 20 which is 15 🤥
Python
::: sigfpe

Twitter was the spark that ignited the Bezos bombshell
Twitter
::: waltmossberg

Structured Concurrency across different communities. It’s exciting, but we don’t really have anywhere to talk and compare notes. So, I made a place
programming, codice, snippet
::: vorpalsmith

Things to consider when auditing Rust code (especially if security sensitive)
linguaggi di programmazione | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: _wilfredh

Amazon Quietly Confirms It Is Competing With UPS and FedEx
ditte
::: Slashdot

My PiDP11/70 running (what else) 7th Edition Unix, an improvement over its predecessors *and* its successors!
una replica moderna del mitico
storia
::: marabou ::: b3h3m0th

Altair in Python (@jakevdp’s API for Vega), is the first library in a decade that has me excited to code visualizations outside of ggplot
Python
::: jeremystan

Science and Technology links (February 9th, 2019)
novità
::: lemire

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