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Visto nel Web – 390

Ecco quello che ho wisto nel Web. Non è aggiornato perché prossimamente –no niente spoiler ma sappiate che… Prossimamente. Forse. Anzi probabilmente. Quasi certamente.

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Canada Civil Liberties Group Argues Toronto Shouldn’t Be ‘Google’s Lab Rat’
ditte | politica
::: Slashdot ::: evgenymorozov

Goodbye Joe. 😢
protagonisti
::: bodil ::: mononcqc ::: CompSciFact ::: mrsjoeerl ::: SeannAswell

That’s the very first time I came across a reason that really makes paper books superior to #ebooks
media | censura
::: hronir

Ecco Julian Assange che insinua casualmente che Seth Rich potrebbe esser stato ucciso perché era stato la fonte delle mail hackerate ai democratici, anche se Rich era morto da quattro giorni quando le e-mail furono inviate a Wikileaks
Web, Internet
::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: hronir ::: AssangeMrs ::: AssangeMrs ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: AlavaEla ::: RonPaulInstitut ::: gabriella_roux ::: wikileaks

Excellent deep dive on parsing, executing and optimising in an interpreter written in Rust
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

‘Pi VizuWall’ Is a Beowulf Cluster Built With Raspberry Pi’s
hardware
::: Slashdot

#Instagram e la rivoluzione che verrà
social media
::: SergioGridelli

Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo: Il miglior ubuntu di sempre
da verificare
Ubuntu
::: Genjuro75

The Pirate Bay Lives On, A Decade After ‘Guilty’ Verdicts
Web, Internet
::: Gianlucadfiore

New blog post: “Defeating Racket’s separate compilation guarantee”
uh! mi sono perso; da rivedere con calma Lexi (rockz!) a volte esagera
language Racket
::: lexi_lambda

Historic ‘Summit’ with the Creators of Python, Java, TypeScript, and Perl
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

Sugar is a free and open-source desktop environment designed for interactive learning by children
scuola, educazione | linguaggi di programmazione
::: sugar_labs

Extract audio only from video files using ffmpeg
tip, suggerimenti
::: bashoneliners

Why Modern C++ Still Isn’t As Safe As Memory-Safe Languages Like Rust and Swift
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

Bash Brace Expansion
tip, suggerimenti
::: linuxjournal

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TIL: early Unix had a goto command for use in shell scripts
storia
::: vorpalsmith

here’s a phone app I’d pay for
idea 💡
::: johnregehr

easier sandboxing of C and C++ libraries sounds good!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnregehr

Kansas Towns ‘Rebel’ Against Zuckerberg-Funded School Programs
scuola, educazione
::: Slashdot

Sanità digitale. Arrivano le linee guida Oms: ecco i dieci ambiti dove i problemi di salute si possono risolvere anche con uno smartphone
dispositivi mobili
::: eumed

zipfile — ZIP Archive Access
Python
::: pymotw

Trattano le edizioni online come fossero merda, poi si lamentano che la rete ruba i loro preziosi contenuti e infine si sorprendono che non ci guadagno e vanno frignando che “l’editoria è messa in pericolo da internet”
media
::: thek3nger

An interesting business dynamic: the bigger the company, the harder it becomes for it to compete on UX
programming, codice, snippet
::: fchollet

Google Walkout Organizers Say They’re Facing Retaliation
ditte
::: Slashdot

How tech founders are trying to disrupt — and replicate — the Giving Pledge
ditte | economia, lavoro | politica
::: Recode

Some fun early discussions on what hyperlinks should look like, even including a proposal for typed links!
storia
::: _wilfredh

An elegant example of the Pharo philosophy: extending the UI/debug tools to give custom visualisations of objects within your project
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

From theory to systems: a grounded approach to programming language education. ~ W. Crichton
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Jose_A_Alonso

Spying on your programs with strace
manuali, how to
::: lindsey

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Le regole che i social decidono,autonomamente,di darsi circa l’accettabilità di contenuti,#hatespeech,#falsehood valgono per tutti allo stesso modo?
social media
::: AntonioNicita

#TIL about @SWHeritage, #WebArchiving, but for software! Joining hands with #GNUGuix for long term #reproducibility
linguaggi di programmazione | storia
::: ibnesayeed

Questa lunga premessa per dire: servirà attrezzarsi, e seriamente, a difesa dei diritti degli utenti. Da un lato, per evitare si comprimano eccessivamente per moralismo; dall’altro, per evitare si scambino i diritti con l’anarchia per immoralismo
social media
::: fabiochiusi

What if every big tech company had a philosopher in a box that they never showed to anyone else…
Apple
::: philosophybites

Sheldon Cooper e il numero 73 diventano un teorema matematico
matematica
::: maddmaths

A few quick things I’ve learned recently from interviewing people about social media, which has been super interesting
sì, anch’io
social media
::: tomcoates

Con 787 milioni di dollari di ricavi nel primo trimestre, Twitter ha superato le aspettative degli analisti
Twitter | economia, lavoro
::: ilpost

Modern C++ Won’t Save Us
linguaggi di programmazione
::: hynek ::: mountain_ghosts

To me, “learning JavaScript” (and ActionScript!) was never a thing. I just took it, and it (mostly) worked as expected
linguaggi di programmazione
::: PaniczGodek

Intel’s 9th-Gen Mobile Core Chips Aim For the High End, Rocking 8 Cores at Up To 5GHz Speeds
hardware | dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Il primo video di YouTube
23 aprile 2005: il primo video uploadato nella storia di YouTube è Me at the zoo di Jawed, il fondatore del sito insieme a Steve e Chad
social media
::: ilpost

I’m devastated to have been forced out of the organization I conceived to pursue rigorous, evidence-based tech accountability journalism. I will continue to pursue that mission and I hope to find other ways to build the field
media
::: JuliaAngwin ::: MarkupReal ::: fabiochiusi ::: MarkupReal ::: sheeraf ::: JuliaAngwin

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: half-baked ideas and harm to education. A couple billionaires saying something is true does not make it true
protagonisti | scuola, educazione
::: MartensJD

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Here’s a closeup of the floating point knob on the IBM 360/44 if anyone wants to see it
non sono sicuro se sia quello di cui mi raccontava GC (notare la sigla); ero ggiovane allora e mai visto quekla macchina
storia
::: kenshirriff

Computers, Not TV, Are To Blame For Increase in US Sitting Time, Study Says
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Twitter CEO @jack to meet with President Trump in closed-door, 30 minute meeting today, per emails obtained by Motherboard from two independent sources
Twitter | politica
::: josephfcox ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: NoahShachtman

A useful way of thinking about temporal networks!
Web, Internet
::: PaoloBarucca

Is Amazon Violating U.S. Antitrust Laws? This Law Student Has Evidence
ditte
::: ddayen

Original math monographs by great mathematicians have been collected by Cornel University
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

US Farmers Are Being Bled By the Tractor Monopoly
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

California’s Politicians Rush To Gut Internet Privacy Law With Pro-Tech Giant Amendments
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Record Number of Consumers Waiting To Upgrade Their Cellphones
dispositivi mobili | hardware
::: Slashdot

The Pentagon’s Silicon Valley advisers recommended that the United States prepare for a 5G world dominated by Huawei and Chinese companies
dispositivi mobili | politica
::: jeremyhsu

I thought continuations were useless (but cute) when I learned them, just like I never thought I’d use calculus again. If I’d known that CPS was going to be everywhere, I’d have paid more attention the first time!
programming, codice, snippet | programmazione funzionale
::: jeanqasaur

‘Technology Needs To Be Regulated’: Apple CEO Tim Cook Says No Oversight Has Led To Great Damage To Society
politica | tecnologia
::: Slashdot ::: fabiochiusi ::: FrankPasquale

If you try really hard, then you can prove the safety of your C/C++ programs, and then they are about as safe as any other program you can write
programming, codice, snippet
::: jeanqasaur

Foundations of Databases
manuali, how to
::: CompSciFact

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ICANN Proposes Allowing Unlimited Fee Increases For .Org Domain Names
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Tricky Python bug I just hit due to an incorrect mental model of class & instance attributes
Python
::: jakevdp

Ottima sequenza di @fabiochiusi sui concetti di libertà e social media e su come la politica sia ancora molto indietro nelle analisi e nella comprensione. Serve imparare a discutere, non solo online
social media | politica
::: FiammaFrancesca

so it needs a REPFL
lisp(s)
::: RainerJoswig

When commenting on a project’s issue tracker, keep in mind that maintainers are human beings too
programming, codice, snippet | open source
::: hackebrot

Gli utenti di Snapchat stanno tornando a crescere
social media
::: ilpost

I too like it when numbers behave like numbers
programming, codice, snippet | matematica
::: rg9119

WAPM – Package Manager for WebAssembly
Web, Internet
::: Gianlucadfiore

Internet Health Report 2019
Web, Internet
::: fabiochiusi

if you have that top level workaround to distribute executable NodeJS files in macOS, Linux, or Windows WSL, everything works as expected
linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

Facebook
Facebook
::: hoofnagle ::: fbajak

GNOME Devs Consider Creating a Dedicated System Info Tool
hardware
::: dcavedon

Rewriting functions with fold and reduce
programmazione funzionale
::: FunctorFact

Come si fa a vivere senza le reaction? Anche #Linkedin cede agli “stati d’animo” e ne propone quattro: Celebrate, Love, Curious e Insightful
social media
::: SergioGridelli

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Visto nel Web – 389

Uh! domani piove (garantito) ma la novità è la rassegna di cosa ho wisto nel Web 🧐

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Is Microsoft Quietly Lobbying Against Right-To-Repair Legislation?
hardware | ditte
::: Slashdot

Assange
Web, Internet | censura
::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: maurobiani ::: fabiochiusi ::: real_fabristol ::: _arianna ::: carolecadwalla ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: MartensJD ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: fabiochiusi ::: evgenymorozov ::: real_fabristol ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: fabiochiusi ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: davidakaye ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: fbajak ::: vannisantoni ::: Jaffer22915438 ::: ilpost ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: fabiochiusi ::: VeritasTB2 ::: ilpost ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: SMaurizi ::: birgittaj ::: evgenymorozov ::: ecanrog ::: raffiwriter ::: freeolabini ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: kpoulsen

Inflammatory title, but all true. “Dynamic Languages are Unmaintainable (and Unit Testing is Overrated)”
linguaggi di programmazione
::: ChristerEricson

The way bash reads its startup files
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Mapio

Your Program as a Transpiler
programming, codice, snippet
::: evacchi

Python’s “multiprocessing” module feels like threads, but actually launches processes
Python
::: linuxjournal

Is The Linux Desktop In Trouble?
Linux
::: Slashdot

Billionaires can’t escape public scrutiny, so now they’re trying to shape it
economia, lavoro
::: Recode

Esce oggi nelle sale “Quello che i social non dicono”, il documentario sui padroni della rete. “Facebook ha la più grande popolazione al mondo rispetto a qualsiasi Stato, e quando agisce da censore è potente come uno Stato”. Da vedere
Web, Internet
::: SergioGridelli

EU-Copyright
censura
::: valigiablu ::: lmisculin ::: Recode ::: Gianlucadfiore ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: Senficon ::: Senficon ::: Senficon ::: Senficon

Facebook Shareholders Force A Vote On Ousting Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook
::: Slashdot

Julia sets colored (tutorial w/code)
codice in R
linguaggi di programmazione
::: aschinchon

Quando qualcuno mi parlerà di qualche altro linguaggio risponderò “e allora EHT?”
Python
::: _juhan

Wow. At Huawei’s new campus every building is modelled on a different European city – and there’s a train to ferry staff around
ditte
::: JamieJBartlett

Are Silicon Valley Workers Abandoning Libertarianism For Socialism?
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Former Firefox VP on What It’s Like To Be Both a Partner of Google and a Competitor via Google Chrome
Google | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

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Python libraries that were used to generate Black hole image
Python
::: sky0_1

La Germania continuerà a lavorare con l’azienda cinese Huawei per le infrastrutture del 5G
dispositivi mobili
::: ilpost

“Turning off the “like” function, limits on data and geolocation tools on popular platforms such as Instagram and Facebook are among a 16-point list of recommendations for age-appropriate design”
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

EU Copyright
censura | copyright e brevetti
::: communia_eu ::: Senficon

From Python to Numpy
Very nice and very clearly and well written!
Python
::: Mapio

shlex — Parse Shell-style Syntaxes
Python
::: pymotw

Great tutorial articles by Rachel Traylor @Mathpocalypse on a wide variety of math topics
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

Facebook
Facebook
::: washingtonpost ::: fabiochiusi ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: robaeprice ::: Senficon ::: lbianchetti ::: fabiochiusi ::: UnGarage ::: donie ::: jeffbigham ::: Slashdot

Facebook Is Stealing Your Family’s Joy. Before you post that baby bump or college acceptance letter online, remember how much fun it used to be to share in person
Online empathy is worth something to us, but not as much. It takes something like six virtual hugs to equal one real hug…” Well, at that rate, the virtual will outcompete the real. Incommensurability is the best case against online bunkering.
Facebook
::: FrankPasquale

Disc-Free Xbox One S Could Land on May 7
hardware | games
::: Slashdot

Emacs 26.2 is now out, supporting version 11.0 of the Unicode standard, enabling modules to be built outside of the Emacs source tree, and more
applicazioni, programmi
::: linuxjournal

Solo un idiota completo puo‘ pensare a „water bombs“. E il Tg1 lo ripete a pappagallo senza interrogare un pompiere italiano per farselo spiegare
media
::: udogumpel ::: realDonaldTrump ::: carloalberto

Google Fiber To Pay Nearly $4 Million To Louisville In Exit Deal
hardware | Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

ripgrep 11 is out! Featuring lots of bug fixes, better binary filtering UX and a hybrid regex engine mode
tools, componenti software
::: burntsushi5

The #opensource Windows application emulator, Wine, just released version 4.6. This release not only addresses bug fixes but also enhances video capture and 3D libraries
applicazioni, programmi
::: linuxjournal

Licklider

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Why software projects take longer than you think – a statistical model
programming, codice, snippet
::: fulhack

Pattern Matching In Bash
tip, suggerimenti
::: Gianlucadfiore

Wasmer: A Python library for executing WebAssembly binaries
Python
::: Gianlucadfiore

Exploring how to measure social integration using digital and online data
dati, raccolta
::: JamieJBartlett

A reminder of the incredible power of @Wikipedia and the many wonderful ways the #web helps people to collaborate across the world
Web, Internet | social media
::: webfoundation

For the past year, the biggest story in tech has been the meltdown and mayhem at Facebook. So @fvogelstein and I dug in, spoke with 65 current + former employees there, and learned some rather interesting things
Facebook
::: nxthompson

Open source has won the present, but what about the future?
open source
::: linuxjournal

The decision by Instagram to demote “borderline” (sexually suggestive) content is a terrible one. My generation and the next are defining (and promoting) new sex and gender norms that corporations are paternalistically seeking to quash
social media
::: jilliancyork

We are happy to have been able to list the #EUPL among our international licenses
open source
::: OpenSourceOrg

Happy birthday to LISP, first unveiled in a 1960 paper written @MIT
storia | lisp(s)
::: MIT_CSAIL

La dipendenza dei giovani dai cellulari è un allarme fondato?
social media
::: valigiablu

How to support artists for free
social media
::: FabrizioSitzia

I talked to Don Sousa, the person in charge of shipping and handling hundreds of computer disk drives to and from the telescopes that captured that wild photo of the black hole
uno, due, tre, un sacco (cit.) 🤩
dati, raccolta
::: marinakoren

Quotazione diretta, senza l’ausilio di intermediari, delle PMI sull’AIM: la #CONSOB di Savona cerca un equilibrio difficile tra accesso facilitato ai mercati finanziari e tutela del risparmio. Il piano strategico (qui il link) è tutto da verificare
economia, lavoro
::: carloalberto

Check out what the Python Team at @OpenAtMicrosof had to say about how they’re using Python
Python
::: ThePSF

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emojicode
uh! semplice 🤩 ma perché? 🤔
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnregehr

Netflix is booming internationally, but its growth is slowing in the US
Web, Internet
::: Recode

Microsoft Is Jumping Onto the Wireless Earbud Bandwagon, Says Report
hardware
::: Slashdot

Why Wolfram Tech Isn’t Open Source—A Dozen Reasons
lol Wolfram can go jump in a lake
un paio di controesempi volanti: Linux e Python
open source
::: Symbo1ics

Intel Will Exit 5G Phone Modem Business, Hours After Apple and Qualcomm Settle Licensing Dispute
Web, Internet | dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot ::: ilpost ::: sharatibken

Mass Production of iPhones To Start In India
dispositivi mobili | Apple
::: Slashdot

Novità da #GoogleMaps, in arrivo la segnalazione degli autovelox, dei limiti di velocità e la realtà aumentata (ma solo per local guide livello 5 o superiore e device con #ARCore e #ARKIt)
Web, Internet
::: SergioGridelli

Migrating Java applications to @QuarkusIO
programming, codice, snippet
::: mariofusco

New article on callables in Python, “the class or function game” (which I often play with my training students), and why there’s no need to correct fellow Pythonistas who say “the zip function”
Python
::: treyhunner

Teaching Rigorous Distributed Systems With Efficient Model Checking
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

Quarkus Brings Natively Compiled Java to Kubernetes
linguaggi di programmazione
::: mariofusco

Did you know half the world’s people do not yet have access to the internet?
Web, Internet
::: unfoundation

Is It Time To Rethink the Fundamental Dynamics of Twitter?
non seguire per chi ma per cosa
Twitter
::: Slashdot ::: SergioGridelli

“It’s important for us to teach kids about Linux and #OSS”
Linux | open source
::: OpenSourceOrg

Twitter friends: I’m thinking it’s really time to start dumping twitter. But I really don’t want to lose touch with all the friends I’ve found here! So I’m wondering what I can do to help people leave twitter. What would you need to switch to something like mastodon?
social media | Twitter
::: MarkCC

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Google, I officially hate you. Why when I search for 4 keywords results with 2-3 only are in the first page and ones with all keywords are in the second? You aren’t prioritising what I am searching for. #DuckDuckGo doesn’t do that
Google
::: Gianlucadfiore

I’ve uploaded the entirety of source code of all Infocom text adventures/interactive fiction to Github
games
::: textfiles

How to Cover 2020: Assume Nothing and Beware of Twitter
The inability of the media class to imagine the success of Donald J. Trump — and its underappreciation of the grievances that drove his supporters — has left reporters, pundits and producers wondering how they can be more prepared this time around
politica | Twitter
::: jayrosen_nyu

Unity 2019.1 is now available. This is the first TECH Stream release of the year and has more than 283 new features and improvements
programming, codice, snippet
::: linuxjournal

Microsoft’s 85-inch Surface Hub 2S Starts at $8,999, Ships in June
215.9 cm
hardware
::: Slashdot

Parsing short hexadecimal strings efficiently
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

We explained in the @linuxjournal how the @NSAGov and @GCHQ are turning to the open source community, opening up repos on #GitHub to share their technology. Sometimes for good while others use it to hide their crimes
open source
::: WhiteSourceSoft

FB looking to build its own voice assistant. This has been a long time coming for sure — I was surprised when they rolled out Portal that they were used Amazon’s Alexa for voice.
Facebook
::: KurtWagner8

Samsung’s $2,000 Galaxy Fold Units Are Failing Left and Right With Disastrous Display Issues
hardware
::: Slashdot

Happy 15th birthday to @centoslinux!
Linux distro
::: linuxjournal

QT Creator 4.9.0 is now out, boasting support for generic programming languages, better integration with operating systems (for example, Touch Bar for macOS) and more
programming, codice, snippet
::: linuxjournal

Hai visitato la nuova piattaforma Radar-DPC? Fallo, è un servizio open access
Web, Internet
::: DPCgov

Pyodide: Bringing the scientific Python stack to the browser
Python | Web, Internet
::: gvanrossum

Sure, in 5-10 years NASA and Amazon will be proving amazing properties about a relatively small amount of code. But the rising popularity of dynamically typed languages and service-based architectures means that we have more and more code that defies static-only solutions
programming, codice, snippet
::: jeanqasaur

Google Decides to Monetize Maps
Google
::: Gianlucadfiore

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[1/14] Photos of the classic four ITS machines
storia
::: larsbrinkhoff

2019 @RSF_inter World Press Freedom Index finds “an unprecedented level of fear and danger for journalists”
media
::: fabiochiusi

Is Toronto the new Silicon Valley?
I expect Canada to move up in the ranking here as US immigration policy tightens and investment spurs immigration spurs investment
economia, lavoro
::: GibbsMatthewJ

Need to see the HTML source of a website you don’t want to browse to but only have a PC with no tools? Run Notepad and File/Open the URL
Come nota Francesco Gedit è Ok mentre Medit no
tip, suggerimenti
::: mikko

Entro luglio Amazon chiuderà la sezione cinese del suo sito
ditte
::: ilpost

Non sprecate il fegato per le prime pagine indegne dei giornali di destra su Greta: se sono ridotti a insultarla, a insinuare e mentire, significa che ha colpito, e nel vivo. Che sanno che la loro per continuare a fare schifo impunemente è una battaglia persa
media
::: fabiochiusi

The math dept at Iowa State University has posted a large collection of problems and solutions
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

Amazon and Google Announce Official YouTube Apps to Launch on Fire TV; Prime Video App Coming to Chromecast and Android TV
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Latest version of the datasheets for datasets working paper is now up on arXiv
dati, raccolta
::: hannawallach

Back in the Day: UNIX, Minix and Linux. Columnist @DaveTaylor reminisces about the early days of #UNIX and how #Linux evolved and grew from that seed
storia
::: linuxjournal

EMACS was originally written by James Gosling in 1981 (yes, the Java guy). In 1984, when Stallman started to develop GNU Emacs, UniPress was selling binary of Gosling EMACS for between $375-$2,500 ($1,200-$7,700 in today’s dollars)
contestato; da verificare –NO ‘spetta, la twittosfera è insorta e ha raddrizzato il cinguettio 🤩 Inoltre ho cercato, senza trovare niente, cose anni ’80 mie; pare che fossero cose in beta, nessuna traccia nel Web, non ho più contatti con i chaps del tempo 😐
storia
::: unix_byte ::: kragen ::: _wilfredh

Evolution of programming languages
linguaggi di programmazione | storia
::: Jose_A_Alonso

Ajit Pai Proposes Blocking China-Owned Telecom From US Phone Market
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Answer to Who first came with the concept of Computer Mouse, XEROX or Apple? by Alan Kay
🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩
storia
::: gknauth

Typy o no? thread
linguaggi di programmazione
::: jeanqasaur ::: jeanqasaur

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Red Hat will serve as the steward of the OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11 projects following a transition of leadership from Oracle
linguaggi di programmazione
::: yogthos

Bosque: a new functional programming language
programmazione funzionale
::: FunctorFact

One of the world’s fastest growing +most widely used social platforms based on mainland Chinese approach to free speech, which sadly market may reward
TikTok
social media
::: rasmus_kleis

blockly-games è proprio carino… farina del suo sacco, 8 anni, solo qualche ora di gioco assieme a papà, e poi non le si può più togliere il computer di mano!
linguaggi di programmazione | scuola, educazione
::: Mapio

The Mueller report doesn’t have anything nice to say about Twitter or Facebook
social media | Facebook | Twitter
::: Recode

Here’s a statement from @olabini the long-time privacy activist, programmer, and WikiLeaks supporter who has been mysteriously imprisoned by Ecuador and is being held in horrific conditions
Web, Internet | censura
::: ggreenwald

Scratch Day is less than a month away! 😺🎉🌍 Join the more than 300 (and counting!) celebrations taking place around the world by attending an event or organizing one in your own community
linguaggi di programmazione | scuola, educazione
::: scratch

Macros are great at lots of things, but one application I don’t think anyone talks about enough is how absolutely wonderful they are to have when writing automated tests
lisp(s)
::: lexi_lambda

Does the thought of VERILOG make you want to cry? Do you continually dream of programming hardware for an #FPGA using RACKET MACROS? Well now’s your chance with my new work-in-progress language FAIRYLOG!
language Racket
::: pezi_pink

Instagram Hides Like Counts In Leaked Design Prototype
social media
::: Slashdot

La brevità di Twitter induce ad iniziare direttamente con l’insulto. E poi talk show ecc.
social media
::: noscosilendo ::: giannigipi

Finally, I have updated my MovingAI parser package for node.js. Now all the functions use Promises and all the sweet things you expect in 2019
linguaggi di programmazione
::: thek3nger

“The evaluation spends almost no time assessing a manager’s knowledge, skill, and experience”: Here’s How Google Knows in Less Than 5 Minutes if Someone Is a Great Leader
economia, lavoro
::: FrankPasquale

Prediction. One day computers might become useful
RIP
protagonisti
::: joeerl ::: peterseibel ::: stadtlegende ::: redrapids

Science and Technology links (April 20th 2019)
novità
::: lemire

bici

Visto nel Web – 388

Puntata anomala –Assange, c’è chi ne ha fatto un fatto personale, a volte di branco– forse avrei dovuto scegliere ma sono in ritardo (al solito). Poi, ovviamente, ci sono anche altre cose che ho wisto nel Web.

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Could We Blow Up the Internet?
Web, Internet
::: RadioProzac

Facebook, il solito
Facebook
::: startup_italia ::: FrankPasquale ::: linuxjournal ::: Slashdot ::: EPICprivacy ::: Slashdot

Programming in Color with ncurses
linguaggi di programmazione
::: linuxjournal

Is functional programming worth it?
sì ma è impegnativo
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnmcclean_ie

Is the Golden Age of YouTube Over?
social media
::: Slashdot

Kill The Newsletter: A cute project that gives you an email address to sign up to a newsletter, then converts any newsletters received into posts on an RSS feed
social media
::: _wilfredh

5G is going to be pretty different
dispositivi mobili | Web, Internet
::: _wilfredh

@DynamicWebPaige has written a fantastic @TensorFlow 2.0 FAQ. Please please check it out. There is so much great information in it!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: iamtimdavis

one jar includes compiler, standardlib, examples, sources, doc tool, tests, test runner, interpreter, even the command line repl
linguaggi di programmazione
::: mittie

“The Computer Girls,” was a 1967 Cosmopolitan piece about a strange new field dominated by women. It was called programming
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

Prince Harry Wants to Ban Fortnite? Here’s What He’s Missing
games
::: The New York Times ::: RudyBandiera

Elixir Roma ha un cuore che non smette mai di battere
linguaggi di programmazione
::: dottorblaster

Ok, panico
Web, Internet
::: dottorblaster

JOL Java Object Layout
linguaggi di programmazione
::: forked_franz

Take. Bash. Seriously.
programming, codice, snippet
::: ianmiell

Released ZYLISP 0.8.0 tonight
lisp(s)
::: GoZYLISP ::: GoZYLISP

UK Investigates Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo Over Game Subscription Plans
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Fwd: Andrea Contino intervista Kari Geltemeyer
i blog oggi
Web, Internet
::: dottorblaster

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The revolutionary IBM System/360 computers were announced 55 years ago today. These mainframes ruled the computing industry for years
storia
::: kenshirriff

Con un maxi finanziamento di ben 573 milioni di euro, la Commissione Europea vuole scommettere prepotentemente sulla banda ultralarga italiana
politica | economia, lavoro | Web, Internet
::: TomsHWItalia

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon Are Quietly Buying Undersea Cables
Web, Internet | hardware | ditte
::: Slashdot

If I hear “Python is great and you can rewrite the slow parts in C” again…
Python | linguaggi di programmazione
::: stylewarning

Microsoft Drops ‘Safe Removal’ of USB Drives As Default In Windows 10 1809
“la vita è troppo breve per rimuoverla in sicurezza” (cit. un tecnico del Poli di cui non ricordo il nome)
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

Why Aren’t People Abandoning Windows For Linux?
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

It’s starting to feel like Sculley-era Apple again. Big ideas with no soul
Apple
::: benjedwards

GIMP 2.10.10 released with line art colorization, usability improvements, initial DDS support, bug fixes, and more
applicazioni, programmi
::: GIMP_Official

Cabinets in front are core memory storage, holding 256 kilobytes each
lo so che mi ripeto ma… guarda e stupisci
storia
::: marcelsalathe

To Stop Copycats, Snapchat Shares Itself
social media
::: Slashdot

EU-Copyright
censura
::: raistolo ::: LauKaya ::: teirdes ::: MarietjeSchaake ::: Senficon ::: WikimediaItalia ::: Slashdot ::: Senficon ::: fabiochiusi ::: TechCrunch

Are America’s Big Telecom Companies Suppressing Fiber?
hardware | Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

shutil — High-level File Operations
Python
::: pymotw

Before the internet, there was ARPANET. And before ARPANET, there was JCR Licklider’s dream of an “intergalactic computer network”
storia
::: IEEESpectrum

What we lose when we lose our online history, or: How the Million Dollar Homepage became “a living museum to an earlier Internet era”
Web, Internet
::: medialab

This @WIRED article by @GretchenAMcC advocating non-English programming has a nice shout-out to @sayamindu’s study w/ me on how kids seem to learn faster when they do so in @Scratch. The author suggests @Scratch is only 1/4 languages w/ broad localization!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: makoshark ::: makoshark

Public Sans: A strong, neutral typeface for text or display
tools, componenti software
::: TeXtip

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Remote Work Works, a New Google Study Finds
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Most Popular Programming Languages: C++ Knocks Python Out of Top Three in New Study
quanto valgono queste classifiche?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

An update on the upcoming Linux Mint release, with candid discussion of team morale
Linux distro
::: _wilfredh

Interesting article by Stephen Wolfram, Logic, Explainability and the Future of Understanding
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

An amazing statistic, considering that Android’s global marketshare of new phones is over 85%
dispositivi mobili | sistemi operativi
::: mikko

Upgrade di versione da #Ubuntu18.04 a 18.10: “VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(0,0”. Bene ma non benissimo… Risolto selezionando il kernel precedente nel GRUB. Per chi dovesse avere lo stesso problema
Ubuntu
::: Genjuro75

Generazioni e social media. Per la #GenZ “esistono” solo #YouTube e #Istagram. #Facebook è per tutti solo un “media generalista”
social media
::: SergioGridelli

According to teens, “Facebook is just an easy way to find people on Instagram”
social media
::: chsever

Heap sort requires O(n log n) comparisons. Its worst-case performance is better than that of quick sort
tip, suggerimenti
::: CompSciFact

Monotype Launches the First Redesign in 35 Years of the World’s Most Ubiquitous Font, Helvetica
tools, componenti software
::: Slashdot

Clojure devs some of the highest paid, most experienced in Stackoverflow 2019 survey
linguaggi di programmazione | economia, lavoro
::: puredanger

Companies are holding onto releasing repair guides for software in everything from phone to tractors. Now, farmers are hacking into their own machines to fix them
economia, lavoro
::: scifri

Congrats to the Python community for continuing to create such a great and loved language and ecosystem
Python
::: brettsky

How Margaret Dayhoff Brought Modern Computing to Biology. The pioneer of #bioinformatics modeled Earth’s primordial atmosphere and made a vast protein database still used today
storia
::: animalculum

Examples, examples, compiling examples and a little bit more examples to that
programming, codice, snippet
::: data_zen

Sony Creates Colossal 16K Screen In Japan
hardware
::: Slashdot

I’ve been trying to use @emacs for the past few days, because that’s the editor used by the 3 engineers who sit adjacent to me at the workplace. And, I want to look good, without sacrificing ease of use (so, not Vim 🙈) Got to say this: Emacs is growing on me
applicazioni, programmi
::: Nabhoneel

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Windows XP Dies Final Death As Embedded POSReady 2009 Reaches End of Life
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

OS hackers: have you ever thought about how fork() is deeply peculiar? For HotOS, @jappavoo, @okrieg, Mothy Roscoe and I wrote a polemic about fork: its quirky history, the problems it causes today, and why after 50 years it may be time to deprecate it
sistemi operativi
::: 0xabU

Did you know half the world’s people do not yet have access to the internet? @hichrisfabian of @UNICEFinnovate and Rosemary Leith @webfoundation describe this basic inequity on @GlobalGoalsCast which examines #AI + #SDGs
Web, Internet
::: AlOraibi

Quanto ci fa stare bene un like? Ma soprattutto, cosa avviene a livello neurale? #socialmedia #internetaddicted
social media
::: SergioGridelli

Another week in all things
novità
::: ReproBuilds

Elon Musk and Bill Gates are trying to do something about global warming
protagonisti
::: Recode

How to Get Into SRE
Web, Internet
::: alicegoldfuss

GRUB 2.04-rc1 is released. @Phoronix reports that after nearly 2 years of development, this release brings tons of changes, including “supporting multiple early initrd images, support for the F2FS file-system, a verifier framework, RISC-V support” & more
Linux
::: linuxjournal

An interesting measurement of relative energy efficiency of various languages
uh! 😯 ha senso?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: stevestreeting

SymPy 1.4 has been released
Python
::: SymPy

Summary of some of the math used in computer science
matematica | programming, codice, snippet
::: CompSciFact

Bash pitfalls
This page is a compilation of common mistakes made by bash users. Each example is flawed in some way
linguaggi di programmazione
::: UnixToolTip

This is a couple months old, but it’s cool to see that sophisticated fuzzing techniques are becoming so powerful that the @BusinessTimes is citing “Ned Williamson’s fuzzer”
dispositivi mobili | Apple
::: jeanqasaur

Amazon employees never speak out publicly against their company. But 3,500 just did
ditte
::: Recode

Google’s Cloud Code Extends IntelliJ and Visual Studio Code To Kubernetes Apps
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Old-School Slashdotter Discovers and Solves Longstanding Flaw In Basic Calculus
matematica
::: Slashdot

Another spin on Linux Journal’s Linus interview
protagonisti
::: linuxjournal

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Why Vi Rocks
tools, componenti software
::: Gianlucadfiore

Google Documenti consentirà la modifica in modo nativo dei file Microsoft Word, Excel e PowerPoint
Web, Internet
::: TuttoAndroid

The latest CLISP from the Gitlab repository compiled under Ubuntu 18.04 on my brand new Nvidia Jetson nano 64bit ARM board without problems. CLISP was initially released 32 years ago
lisp(s)
::: RainerJoswig

SIAE e Soundreef, le due società che raccolgono i diritti d’autore in Italia, hanno trovato un accordo per risolvere le loro cause legali
copyright e brevetti
::: ilpost

If you’re a JS dev & at all curious about machine learning you NEED to watch this kickass (& hilarious) intro from @devdevcharlie! 🕯️🍆
linguaggi di programmazione | Web, Internet
::: AnjanaVakil

Sprechi di cittadinanza: 100 milioni per un software del Mississippi, ma in Italia ce ne sono di migliori (e sono gratis)
open source
::: MauroV1968

Arrestato Assange (e c’è anche Manning). Probabilmente più grande di quel che pensavo, e ci sono opinioni contrastanti (molto) anche tra chi seguo e apprezzo (io sono niubbo in materia, CVSD (ça va sans dire (acronimo appena inventato, mio)).
Web, Internet | politica
::: metpoliceuk ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: wikileaks ::: ilpost ::: wikileaks ::: Lenin ::: carlasignorile ::: nickeardleybbc ::: Reuters ::: sajidjavid ::: evgenymorozov ::: Asher_Wolf ::: RadioProzac ::: Snowden ::: avilarenata ::: dcavedon ::: cobrampi ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: fabiochiusi ::: Snowden ::: ggreenwald ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: wikileaks ::: mtracey ::: ilpost ::: arusbridger ::: mante ::: joshscampbell ::: jluismartin ::: josephfcox ::: attackerman ::: PerBylund ::: yanisvaroufakis ::: ewenmacaskill ::: mathewi ::: JameelJaffer ::: fabiochiusi ::: skirchy ::: disinformatico ::: b_fung ::: FabrizioSitzia ::: a_greenberg ::: kgosztola ::: Asher_Wolf ::: fabiochiusi ::: BBCDanielS ::: unoscribacchino ::: joshtpm ::: mathewi ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: evgenymorozov ::: evgenymorozov ::: David_Leavitt ::: froomkin ::: MattiaBBagnoli ::: jeremyscahill ::: JennaMC_Laugh ::: JakeLaperruque ::: ORARiccardo ::: benlewismedia ::: Popehat ::: trevortimm ::: ABC ::: ggreenwald ::: SMaurizi ::: kpoulsen ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: fabiochiusi ::: wikileaks ::: KimDotcom ::: AriMelber ::: christinawilkie ::: CNNPolitics ::: xychelsea ::: aaronjmate ::: fabiochiusi ::: mazzettam ::: mante ::: anonyfoundation ::: mathewi ::: trevortimm ::: jeremycorbyn ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: christinawilkie ::: BBCNews ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: alanfriedmanit ::: mazzettam ::: mazzettam ::: davidallengreen ::: BBCWorld ::: ilpost ::: astroehlein ::: paoloborrometi ::: Dio ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: NatangeloM ::: mazzettam ::: filipp3si ::: fabiochiusi ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: fabiochiusi ::: ellepuntopi ::: a_rossi ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: IOPscience ::: RadioProzac ::: annamomi ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: francesca_bria ::: evgenymorozov ::: ggreenwald ::: evgenymorozov ::: fabiochiusi ::: evgenymorozov ::: mante ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: guardiannews ::: avilarenata ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: GFrancaviglia ::: AmirAminiMD ::: TulsiGabbard ::: DrJillStein ::: kevinmitnick ::: noscosilendo ::: RadioProzac ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: GuillaumeLong ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: mante ::: evgenymorozov ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: evgenymorozov ::: Sci_Hub ::: evgenymorozov ::: evgenymorozov ::: TheOnion ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: f_obermaier ::: MaskSoba ::: jeffjarvis

The German version of my chart comparing the profits U.S. firms report to earn in low-tax jurisdictions relative to the profits they report to earn in the world’s largest economies
economia, lavoro
::: Brad_Setser

Visual Studio Code, gioie e dolori: CPU al 100% con la nuova versione
applicazioni, programmi
::: dottorblaster

C’è un nuovo caso Oscar Giannino
media
::: ilpost

Linux…Do It for the Children. A rundown of some fun and educational Linux software for kids.
Linux | scuola, educazione
::: linuxjournal

I don’t know if it’s just been too long since I’ve written C and my standards are out of whack, but the approach Racket’s I/O layer takes to handle select(2) sure seems diabolical to me
language Racket | linguaggi di programmazione
::: lexi_lambda

Gartner and IDC Agree: Global PC Shipments Fell To Exactly 58.5 Million in Q1 2019
hardware
::: Slashdot

Google challenges AWS with open-source support via @ZDNet & @sjvn Google starts using #opensource software support as a key difference between #Google #Cloud and #AWS
open source
::: sjvn

Il pozzo nero di MySpace: cancellazione accidentale di milioni di brani musicali. Cosa è capitato al social network che doveva essere l’archivio universale di Internet?
social media
::: startup_italia

Big tech companies gobbled up 436 companies over the past decade. “Facebook even deployed an app that looked for rivals that it could either buy or kill”
ditte | economia, lavoro
::: FrankPasquale

To Answer Critics, YouTube Tries a New Metric: Responsibility
social media
::: Slashdot

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A quantitative defence of free/libre software
open source
::: _wilfredh

Rust 1.34, including a subtle issue with a function that should have been unsafe, and a slew of new numeric types
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Google’s Next Big Money Maker Could Be the Maps on Your Phone
Web, Internet | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Google’s New Currents App Is Its Enterprise Replacement For Google+
social media
::: Slashdot

The black hole image processing code. It’s GPLv3. 😊
open source | Python
::: jdub

Six easy ways to run your Jupyter Notebook in the cloud
Python
::: realpython

in termini di accessi #YouTube ha superato #Facebook
social media
::: SergioGridelli

today our friends at @centrumcyfrowe and the @commonsnetwork have launched their Vision for a #SharedDigital Europe. Read more about this policy framework for reclaiming the digital space for the public good
open source
::: communia_eu

interesting paper on the need to reform intellectual property laws: Beyer, J. L. (2013). The Emergence of a Freedom of Information Movement: Anonymous, WikiLeaks, the Pirate Party, and Iceland. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 19(2), 141–154
copyright e brevetti
::: Sci_Hub

21 years ago Sergey Brin and Larry Page published the CS paper that birthed Google
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

Thoughts from the Future of Linux @BryanLunduke interviews three teenagers who are eating & breathing #opensource
Linux | open source
::: linuxjournal

The Most Loved and Most Disliked Programming Languages Revealed in Stack Overflow Survey
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

Indeed, it seems that Google IS forgetting the old Web
Web, Internet
::: nicolaiarocci

Oggi nella newsletter de Il Post ci sono questi numeri interessanti. Il 75% degli utenti del sito arriva ormai da smartphone. È una notizia tanto triste quanto misconosciuta. Abbiamo creato un mostro che ci ucciderà. #mobilesecond
Web, Internet | dispositivi mobili
::: mante

Why are unrolled loops faster?
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

The PSF Quarterly Newsletter is out
Python
::: ThePSF

China’s Largest Stock Photo Provider Attracts Fire Over Use of Black Hole Image
open source | copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

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Racket News – Issue 6 is here. Enjoy!
language Racket
::: pocmatos

Facebook accidentally shipped “tens of thousands” of VR controllers with hidden messages like “Big Brother is Watching” and “The Masons Were Here.”
Facebook
::: robaeprice

Windows 10 Ported To OnePlus 6T Smartphone
sistemi operativi | dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

‘How About Paying Your Taxes?’: Walmart Responds To Amazon’s Challenge Over Pay
ditte | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Periodic reminder, in case you forgot how to detect bullshit: Upon encountering a piece of information, in any form, ask, “Who is telling me this? How does he or she know it? What is he or she trying to sell me?”
media
::: ehud ::: ehud

Intel’s Ramune Nagisetty talks about the company’s push to develop an industry-wide chiplet ecosystem, and what that will mean for fabless startups
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

DVD and Blu-Ray Sales Nearly Halved Over Five Years, MPAA Report Says
hardware
::: Slashdot

Alibaba Founder Defends Overtime Work Culture As ‘Huge Blessing’
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

#scheme #lisp The Bibliography of Scheme-related Research as a domain/site is gone. Content is now here […]
lisp(s)
::: RainerJoswig

Debian Trends: historical graphs about Debian packaging practices, and “packages smells”
Linux distro
::: LucasNussbaum

So… this is crazy. CthulhuSec aka Thomas White, a well known privacy and security figure, was sentenced to 5 years and 4 months for helping run the darknet drug marketplace Silk Road 2 under the DPR2 alias
Web, Internet
::: MikaelThalen ::: mikko

accadde… oggi: nel 1925 nasce #EvelynBerezin, l’inventrice del #wordprocessor
storia
::: sdallagata

È un bene che la Commissione europea continui a favorire l’adozione di licenze libere standard per stimolare la diffusione di open data e il riutilizzo delle informazioni pubbliche
open source
::: wikimarcok

Feel nostalgic? You can still relive some of the operating systems of old. Enjoy these classic operating systems in your browser.: “8 Classic Operating Systems You Can Access in Your Browser”
storia
::: MakeUseOf

Emacs 26.2 released!
applicazioni, programmi
::: jwiegley

Software Libero per comprendere i misteri dell’universo
open source
::: fusslab

Science and Technology links (April 13th 2019)
hey Daniel no ‘puters’ news?
novità
::: lemire

scooby

Visto nel Web – 387

Tante cose nuove ogni giorno; ecco quello che ho wisto nel Web 🧐

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Because in our times people cannot trust information published in media, I decided to create a separate page with basic facts about Sci-Hub and myself. I will add important information to this page and duplicate on Sci-Hub
Web, Internet | open source
::: Sci_Hub

Facebook – il solito
Facebook
::: mante ::: guardiantech ::: washingtonpost ::: hronir ::: mikko ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: PerBylund ::: ellepuntopi ::: mikko ::: Recode ::: pkafka ::: marcelsalathe ::: mante ::: ObserverUK ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: robaeprice ::: hypervisible ::: fabiochiusi ::: evgenymorozov ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: Recode ::: Snowden ::: niftyc ::: can ::: fabiochiusi ::: Slashdot ::: Recode

Are We Experiencing a Burnout Epidemic?
novità
::: Slashdot

Hoping To Fix College Teaching, CMU Open-Sources Trove of Software
scuola, educazione | open source
::: Slashdot

Can an interpreter interpret its own code in “real time”
deve avere un senso ma non sono un filosofo, anzi aspirante niubbo me 😐
programming, codice, snippet
::: sigfpe ::: sigfpe

Apple’s new credit card means the tech giant is now battling the same banks that built Apple Pay
economia, lavoro | ditte
::: Recode

#TikTok, il tech giant cinese cattura i Zennial e, senza non poche perplessità, si appresta a diventare il social di riferimento per i giovanissimi
social media
::: SergioGridelli

EU-Copyright
censura
::: ORARiccardo ::: WikimediaItalia ::: anonimoconiglio ::: Senficon ::: MarietjeSchaake ::: cmnit ::: Senficon ::: arturodicorinto ::: Senficon ::: WikimediaItalia ::: lukOlejnik ::: arturodicorinto ::: Senficon ::: Senficon ::: Bennetto90 ::: edri ::: digitalcourage ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: dcavedon

Can Marc Andreessen Stop Technology From Eating Our Jobs?
protagonisti | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Tanta roba nella mia newsletter #GuerrediRete di oggi
“oggi” è una settimana fa; ma OK
novità
::: carolafrediani

Python in Visual Studio Code – March 2019 Release
Python
::: ThePSF ::: SoftpediaLinux

like CMU’s Garnet project morphed into a C++ project (Amulet). Apple’s Interface Builder is a rewritten Lisp project. MCC was closed. Xerox PARC research moved on to other topics. TI left the AI business and the CLUE/CLIO/Pictures libraries were abandoned. There are many examples
storia | lisp(s)
::: RainerJoswig

Please enjoy my long overdue new post, in which I use the story of the BBC Micro and the Computer Literacy Project as a springboard to complain about Codecademy
storia
::: TwoBitHistory

Here they are, all 256 proofs of the Pythagorean theorem
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

since quitting facebook I’ve gotten more depressed about the fact that, while 97% of small businesses cannot run a decent web site, they can all run a decent facebook feed
sì; anch’io comunico con un paio di persone solo via FB
social media | Facebook
::: johnregehr

Twitter opening an office in a city that is 83% black and hiring nothing but white people might be the most on-brand move in tech history
social media | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni | Twitter
::: MikePMoffatt

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This article claims that Lisp and SmallTalk developers are 10x more productive than developers using mainstream languages, but only in small teams. In other words, these languages don’t scale
da verificare; thread
lisp(s) | linguaggi di programmazione
::: djsmith42

I’ve been working on Google’s cryptography policy (for engineers). It fits in a tweet: Don’t invent your own algorithms, don’t design your own protocols, don’t code your own implementations, don’t manage your own keys, and do ask for advice
programming, codice, snippet
::: tdierks

Facebook announces “Why am I seeing this post?”, a feature to help users better understand and control what is seen from friends, Pages, and Groups in News Feed
Facebook
::: Techmeme

I giornali non sono morti affatto. Basta avere un piano, premiare la qualità, e non i compromessi al ribasso
media
::: jacopo_iacoboni

The challenges of being a FOSS maintainer
open source
::: _wilfredh

It’s our birthday. Celebrating 25 years of Linux Journal
media
::: linuxjournal ::: linuxjournal

PyPy v7.1 released; now uses utf-8 internally for unicode strings
Python
::: ThePSF

Facebook is about to reveal exactly how your News Feed works
social media
::: fabiochiusi

How the Tech Giants Make Their Billions
economia, lavoro
::: fugueish

Sony To Slash Smartphone Workforce 50% By 2020
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Grab your espresso for the day. Racket News 5 is here!
language Racket | novità
::: pocmatos

The main rhetoric used against Sci-Hub goes like: yes sharing knowledge is good, but Sci-Hub is bad, because it is illegal. Don’t buy it. Any country can easily make Sci-Hub legal by fixing the law, if they really want to support open knowledge
open source
::: Sci_Hub

Nel giorno della dipartita del (poco) compianto #GooglePlus, consoliamoci con #MeWE. È nuovo, è fresco e al momento c’è un gran silenzio 😉
social media
::: SergioGridelli

Happy 29th Birthday to everyone’s favorite functional statically typed non-strict pure referentially transparent programming language, #Haskell!!! 🎉🎈🎉🎈
uno dei pochi linguaggi che proprio non ci arrivo (dovrei provarci di più avendo tempo)
programmazione funzionale
::: mstk

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We are launching a new call for applications for #WiFi4EU. Municipalities can apply for a voucher to set up free Wi-Fi networks in public spaces. After a very successful first call, the second call will grant 3,400 vouchers, covering all EU countries
Web, Internet | dispositivi mobili
::: EU_Commission

Another Lisp written in Haskell 🙂
programmazione funzionale | lisp(s)
::: HaskellLisp

Microsoft Stops Selling eBooks, Will Refund Customers For Previous Purchases
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Lego Education’s Newest Spike Prime Programmable Robots Aim For the Classroom
scuola, educazione
::: Slashdot ::: medialab

New Project Brings Android Apps to the Linux Desktop
dispositivi mobili
::: dcavedon

What is Amazon? | Zack’s notes
ditte
::: marcodelmastro

VS2019 marks the introduction of some fabulous new features for Python developers around the world
Python
::: PT4VS

Split, Merge, Rotate and Reorder PDF Files in #Linux with PDFArranger
applicazioni, programmi
::: itsfoss2

This is an amazing piece of history which actually helped frame some things I already sort of knew
storia | sistemi operativi
::: unix_ninja

mention of “software source code as heritage” call from UNESCO
programming, codice, snippet | storia
::: phoebe_ayers

Al @Corriere copincollano un nostro pezzo e lo firmano senza imbarazzo alcuno
media
::: cristianodemajo

A Suite of Digital Cryptography Tools, Released Today, Has Been Mathematically Proven To Be Completely Secure and Free of Bugs
programming, codice, snippet
::: Slashdot

Rich Already Answered That! – A list of commonly asked questions about #Clojure design decisions
linguaggi di programmazione | lisp(s)
::: saidone

Ora WhatsApp permette di non farsi aggiungere ai gruppi da chiunque
social media
::: ilpost

A lot has happened since I last made this chart. Disney bought 21st Century Fox, Apple came out with a new TV strategy and Oath lost its stupid name. Who owns everything in Big Media today
ditte | media
::: ranimolla ::: Recode

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The Google MLIR team is happy to release MLIR Core as open source: a new multi-level IR compiler framework!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: JokerEph

I’ve written a naive – hopefully not biased – algorithm for generating graphs from the microcanonical configuration model (as us statistical physicists like to call the set of networks with a prescribed degree sequence)
programming, codice, snippet
::: PaoloBarucca

Three Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Designing Languages
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Lambda the Ultimate

Selective Functors
programmazione funzionale
::: Lambda the Ultimate

Linus Torvalds on Social Media: ‘It’s a Disease. It Seems To Encourage Bad Behavior’
social media
::: Slashdot

Downsides to Raspberry Pi Alternatives. Learn about some of the risks when choosing an alternative to a #RaspberryPi for your project
hardware
::: linuxjournal

YouTube’s Copyright Mess Is Stifling Music Education
copyright e brevetti
::: Gianlucadfiore

WE HAVE A WINNER! Blocking was first introduced on Twitter in May of 2007. Almost a full year after launching
social media
::: monteiro

shellcheck (a tool that gives warnings and suggestions for bash/sh shell scripts) is the best if you ever work on shell scripts
programming, codice, snippet
::: tdhopper

Superb post by @steveklabnik on open source projects, and how the openness of the project often matters more than how the license legally dictates distribution
open source
::: _wilfredh

One of the best parts about WASI existing is that we can now straightforwardly fuzz the Lucet toolchain using Csmith
linguaggi di programmazione
::: acfoltzer

Goldman Sachs Will Open-Source Some Of Its Trading Software
open source
::: Slashdot

Verizon Begins Rolling Out Its 5G Wireless Network In Chicago, Minneapolis
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

‘SPURV’ Project Brings Windowed Android Apps To Desktop Linux
applicazioni, programmi | dispositivi mobili | Linux
::: Slashdot

I wrote a blog post about the reasons that can potentially make Elixir (and the Erlang platform) a business competitive advantage
programmazione funzionale
::: elviovicosa

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Fastweb FTTH e Modem Libero
Web, Internet
::: gigitux

Amazon To Offer Broadband Access From Orbit With 3,236-Satellite ‘Project Kuiper’ Constellation
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Altair 3.0 will include a bunch of new features… here’s a plot made with Altair that might look familiar 😎
Python
::: jakevdp

Software structural engineers
programming, codice, snippet
::: CompSciFact

The End of the Desktop?
non m’interessa, sono vecchio
innovazioni, futuro
::: Slashdot

Mypy 0.700 is out: up to 4x faster type checking, now by default
Python
::: mypyproject

Windows 10 Will No Longer Auto Install Feature Updates Twice a Year
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

Exploding Frog
language Racket
::: greghendershott ::: greghendershott

Microsoft and Canonical Launch Visual Studio Code Snap For Linux
applicazioni, programmi
::: Slashdot

Cher Twitter, je cherche à lister les #logicielslibres produits ou améliorés par des laboratoires de recherche français, peux-tu m’aider avec des RT ?
open source
::: bzg2

What Every Computer Scientist Should Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic
programming, codice, snippet
::: CompSciFact

Google Play Artist Hub Shutting Down April 30 With Google No Longer Offering Direct Portal For Smaller Musicians
Google | social media
::: Slashdot

Print most used commands
uh! 😋 non funziona messa in uno script (e non so il perché)
linguaggi di programmazione
::: bashoneliners

WPS Office for Linux version 11 (2019) was released recently. @LinuxUprising reports that the new version of the office suite includes “support for high resolution screens, skin support, and interface updates”
applicazioni, programmi
::: linuxjournal

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La vendetta dell’ignoranza
scuola, educazione
::: AugustoNovali

It was not a software malfunction that caused two 737 MAX airplanes to crash – the software did exactly what it was supposed to do. But does this mean that software engineers have no responsibility for safety?
programming, codice, snippet
::: mpoppendieck

You can build truly native iOS & Android apps with Vue.js
linguaggi di programmazione
::: NativeScript

This is really neat! You take a screenshot of an equation, it gives you the LaTeX code, you can directly modify in the taskbar, copy, paste, done
applicazioni, programmi
::: suzatweet

Ideomatic monads in Rust
linguaggi di programmazione | programmazione funzionale
::: FunctorFact

Dear #lazyweb, is it possible to use the native JavaCompiler with a provided ClassLoader?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: mariofusco

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram are ‘garbage,’ says Linux founder Torvalds
social media
::: linuxjournal

“An absolute nightmare.” “A gray blur of 24-hour days, seven days a week—never being home.” How IBMers described the manic push to build the System/360
storia
::: IEEESpectrum

Paul and Bill wrote a BASIC interpreter for the MITS Altair 8800 and within a decade Microsoft was the world’s largest software producer. Happy 44th Birthday, @Microsoft!
storia
::: VulcanInc

“In the Beginning was the Command Line” By Neal Stephenson
quando ero giovane lo raccomandavo; devo rileggerlo
storia | sistemi operativi | ditte
::: Cristal project

Read all about how we connect, and what happens behind the scenes in The Web This Week
novità
::: webfoundation

The Linux Vendor Firmware Service segna una tappa fondamentale
hardware | Linux
::: sdallagata

Samsung Begins Mass Production of Its Own 5G Chips
Web, Internet | dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Quesito con la Susi n. 958
anche se Ada non è tanto mainstream… Volento, per un altro quesito c’è Maxima
linguaggi di programmazione
::: shintakezou_it ::: shintakezou_it

Science and Technology links (April 6th 2019)
novità
::: lemire

dinos

Visto nel Web – 386

Prima della #Brexit ancora tante rassegne di cosa c’è da wedere nel Web 🤩

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Stallman Suggests Install Fest ‘Deals With Devil’ Include Actual Man Dressed As Devil
open source | protagonisti
::: Slashdot

Il parere di Sciascia su Twitter
non completamente come la vedo io ma parliamone; il thread promette bene (per adesso due cirps)
Twitter
::: mante

An introduction to existential types
programmazione funzionale
::: LogicPractice

So as wealthy kids are growing up with less screen time, poor kids are growing up with more. How comfortable someone is with human engagement could become a new class marker
Web, Internet | economia, lavoro
::: IEthics

The limitations of Twitter’s design today, and how it’s hard to structure conversations
impo –secondo me
Twitter
::: _wilfredh

Try this new and exciting vim plugin I wrote to highlight your binders like DrRacket’s binder arrows
applicazioni, programmi | language Racket
::: notypes

‘Your AirPods Will Die Soon’ — The Shrinking Charge Capacities of Lithium-Ion Batteries
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Learn how to add Brotli compression to your site. Brotli can shave off up to 25% more bytes than Gzip and is widely supported by browsers
Web, Internet
::: addyosmani

Nella mia newsletter oggi
novità
::: carolafrediani

Facebook contro tutti
Facebook
::: Slashdot ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: hannahkuchler ::: fabiochiusi ::: rasmus_kleis ::: ORARiccardo

Perché “spezzare” i colossi tecnologici non è la soluzione
riporto ma non è come la penso, anzi!
economia, lavoro
::: hronir ::: FrankPasquale ::: brynosaurus

ChaletOS, la distro Linux che mancava!
Linux distro
::: OpenFreeMan

What If Your Electronic Parts Were More Like Legos?
hardware
::: Slashdot

Basic Linux Commands. Very useful for new Linux users
Linux
::: nixcraft

Is Social Media Losing Ground To Email Newsletters?
social media
::: Slashdot

The Siren Song of Little Languages
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

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Apple has spent the last couple years securing deals with show business royalty such as Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon to create a lineup of programming to compete with Netflix, Amazon and Disney
Apple
::: latimes

How badly does Microsoft (@mstranslator) typically translate tweets? Often very poorly
Web, Internet
::: MartensJD

Integer Multiplication in time O(n log(n))
I think it finally determines the complexity of multiplication
programming, codice, snippet
::: TheMichaelBurge

Leggere, applicare e smetterla di rompere i coglioni con idiozie tipo account certificati o altre amenità. Grazie.
social media
::: MicK_ele ::: giannigipi

Da Amsterdam a Lisbona, da Barcellona a New York, le città si ribellano al modello AirBnb. Mentre la piattaforma guadagna, i prezzi delle case schizzano alle stelle e i centri si spopolano
applicazioni, programmi
::: terrelibere

Here is a useful portal to finding mathematics on the web
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

Apple Debuts Apple Card To Transform the Credit Card Experience
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot ::: Recode ::: STOmarova

Apple Unveils $9.99 News Subscription Service Dubbed Apple News+
media | Apple
::: Slashdot ::: asharma ::: lucasalvioli ::: emenietti

A part of the effort to make the gargantuan machine seem artificially intelligent, the immense contributions of a group of female computer programmers was purposely hidden from the public
storia
::: IEEESpectrum

So I just learned there is no way to stop strangers (i.e. not “friends”) from sending you chat requests on Facebook Messenger, even if all your privacy settings say “friends only”
social media
::: gvanrossum

Gmail App Changes Will Cause Most IFTTT Features To Stop Working
applicazioni, programmi
::: Slashdot

Fuchsia OS Introduction
sistemi operativi
::: Gianlucadfiore

The tilde institute of OpenBSD Education
Web, Internet | linguaggi di programmazione
::: b3h3m0th

A little side-project I’ve been working on recently… altair-transform: a Python engine for evaluating Vega-Lite transforms on pandas dataframes
linguaggi di programmazione
::: jakevdp

Lessons from 6 software rewrite stories
programming, codice, snippet
::: nicolaiarocci

Marlyn Wescoff and Ruth Lichterman

Marlyn Wescoff and Ruth Lichterman

Why We Need Our Nonprofits. We’re glad we have the Software Freedom Conservancy. Times are getting tough for FLOSS, and we need all the help we can get
open source
::: linuxjournal

Swift 5 Released
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

Technological aging
programming, codice, snippet | tecnologia | innovazioni, futuro
::: lemire

Debugging what you deploy
linguaggi di programmazione
::: golang

Vega-Lite 3.0 is out! Congrats to the team: this includes a huge number of new features and plot types
Python
::: jakevdp ::: vega_vis

You can find the dimensions of a png image using the file command, e.g. file foo.png
tip, suggerimenti
::: UnixToolTip

How Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon Warped the Hyperlink
nota per me: da approfondire
::: Slashdot

MIPS is going to be open source, competing with RISC-V!
open source | hardware
::: _wilfredh

Bill That Would Restore Net Neutrality Moves Forward Despite Telecom’s Best Efforts To Kill It
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

A query language and database written in #Lisp that helps you pick the ideal ATtiny processor for your project – it runs on an Arduino Due or Adafruit M4 board
applicazioni, programmi | lisp(s)
::: johnson_davies

Unpopular opinion: this is what the Bay Area should look like, instead of parking lots, rundown malls and $2M bungalows from the 1970s. Rent in central Tokyo is about half of what it is in SV, for much higher-quality housing
economia, lavoro
::: fchollet

I’m happy to announce that for next few months I’ll be working on a full-time contract with Microsoft on @IonideProject, FsAutoComplete and other parts of F# OSS tooling ecosystem
programmazione funzionale | open source
::: k_cieslak

The March release of the #Python extension for @code is out! It includes Live Share support in the Python Interactive Window, a major update to the Language Server, Poetry support for installing packages and more
Python
::: pythonvscode

10 Software Architectural Patterns in a nutshell
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersIoT

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Dove potrete scoprire che la direttiva non tutela gli autori ma le società di gestione dei diritti, e che l’1,3% dei ricavi permette di essere considerati “venduti”
copyright e brevetti
::: xmau ::: WikimediaItalia ::: wireditalia ::: paulg ::: Senficon ::: mmasnick ::: guidoscorza ::: fsfe ::: WikimediaItalia ::: techdirt ::: superglaze ::: DarthSquig ::: fabiochiusi

Downsides to Raspberry Pi Alternatives Learn about some of the risks when choosing an alternative to a Raspberry Pi for your project
hardware
::: linuxjournal

Microsoft Memo Bans April Fools’ Day Pranks
LOL M$
ditte
::: Slashdot

Web content by language, 2018
Web, Internet
::: spectatorindex

Elizabeth Warren Calls For a National Right-to-Repair Law for Tractors
hardware
::: Slashdot

Seminal paper by von Neumann et al on how to build a computer
storia
::: CompSciFact

Un miliardo di dollari per le operazioni digitali per rieleggere Trump
politica
::: jacopo_iacoboni

‘Making Amazon Look Bad’: Microsoft Is Backing a Major Tax On Itself and Amazon
ditte | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Novità in vista per #Gmail. Grazie alla tecnologia AMP, la mail sarà sempre più simile a una pagina web con la quale interagire
Web, Internet
::: SergioGridelli

Twitter: Trump tweets that violate its rules could be labeled
Twitter
::: fabiochiusi

Oracle Tells Supreme Court Google Copyright Breach Knocked It Out Of Smartphone Market
copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

Wikimedia Foundation Joins the World Wide Web Consortium
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

The next CEO of Stack Overflow
programming, codice, snippet
::: nicolaiarocci

The Coming Software Apocalypse. Because it can be changed cheaply, software is constantly changed; and because it’s unmoored from anything physical it tends to grow without bound
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersIoT

Java is not a safe language
linguaggi di programmazione
::: lemire

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The Odroid-N2 SBC has gone on sale for $63 (2GB) or $79 (4GB) & will ship April 3. @LinuxGizmos reports that this open-spec SBC from Hardkernel “features a powerful new system-on-chip that has yet to appear on an open-spec hacker board: the Amlogic S922X
hardware
::: linuxjournal

“I Built a Lisp Compiler”. Nice post by Tim Morgan on using the make-a-lisp process and the libtcc library to create a Lisp compiler
OT: bello il sito di Tim 🤩
linguaggi di programmazione | lisp(s)
::: bus_kanaka ::: Tim R. Morgan

If all Americans had guaranteed healthcare I think we would see a lot more open source development and entrepreneurship. Many people can’t risk losing continuity of coverage they get via employment. Our system is very short-sighted
open source | economia, lavoro
::: wesmckinn

The #OpenData Barometer — Leaders Edition, finds that 10 years into the movement to make #government data open, leading governments have opened fewer than 1 in 5 datasets
open source
::: GianlucaSgueo

[Another day, another bold move in the WebAssembly space] Announcing Lucet: Fastly’s native WebAssembly compiler and runtime
Web, Internet
::: nicolaiarocci

at the end of the week some good EU #copyright news: the @EU_Commission has selected the @creativecommons BY 4.0 license as the new standard license for all information published by the EU institutions
open source
::: paul_keller

The 996 work schedule is inhumane
economia, lavoro
::: gvanrossum

C/C++ vs Security
linguaggi di programmazione
::: b3h3m0th

Full Circle Magazine #143
novità
::: fullcirclemag

Paywalls Block Scientific Progress. Research Should Be Open To Everyone
open source
::: Slashdot

TypeScript 3.4 is available
linguaggi di programmazione
::: typescriptlang

‘Fortnite’ Creator Sees Epic Games Becoming as Big as Facebook, Google
games
::: Slashdot

Huawei Tops $100 Billion Revenue For First Time Despite Political Headwinds
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

E noi abbiamo speso per anni soldi pubblici in licenze Oracle perché le alternative opensource non erano professionalizzanti. Ci sono esperti, poi quelli che le cose le fanno sul serio…
open source
::: Mapio

Science and Technology links (March 30th 2019)
novità
::: lemire

dark

Visto nel Web – 385

Terribile questo mese ma tra poco finisce; intanto ecco cosa ho wisto nel Web.

Hudson Yards, NYC

Is Amazon’s AWS Approaching ‘War’ for Control of Elasticsearch?
open source
::: Slashdot

Now that the dust has started to settle on our latest release, our developers have started to share their thoughts on the progress this cycle. Georges Stavracas (Feaneron) has a great write-up of what it is like to use GNOME 3.32 from a user’s perspective
open source
::: gnome

I think open-source is wonderful
interessante il thread
open source
::: fchollet

Science and Technology links (March 16th 2019)
novità
::: lemire

È abbastanza divertente notare che gli USA siamo preoccupati che i cinesi facciano a Huawei quelli che loro hanno fatto a Google ATT e soci per anni. L’emergenza è insomma che qualcun altro possa spiare i cittadini del mondo esattamento come hanno fatto loro per anni
Web, Internet | politica
::: mante

Is this where we say, “Oh, you sweet summer child—”
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Symbo1ics

Replete 2.0, ClojureScript REPL for mobile devices has been released
programming, codice, snippet | dispositivi mobili
::: mfikes

My short story of playing with @QuarkusIO including some descriptions, emotions, reactions, numbers and measurements
programming, codice, snippet
::: bercut2000

Marvin Minsky on Hackers: ‘… the really smart ones moved into my lab
protagonisti | lisp(s)
::: RainerJoswig

Marvin Minsky: John McCarthy was a good programmer
protagonisti | lisp(s)
::: RainerJoswig

Ideological diversity producing better articles for Wikipedia articles about both politics and science
Web, Internet
::: _wilfredh

After 40 Years ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ is Suddenly Popular
games
::: Slashdot

The rise of type inference and its impact on language syntax
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Tutti quanti su Facebook
Facebook
::: RichardDawkins ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: JohnPaczkowski ::: FrankPasquale ::: JuliaAngwin ::: Recode ::: Slashdot ::: davidcicilline ::: ProPublica ::: risj_oxford ::: kevinroose ::: Slashdot ::: profcarroll ::: fabiochiusi ::: Slashdot

Woah, today I learned that Rust has a doubly linked list in its standard library! It’s a common example of something you can’t do in purely safe Rust. Nonetheless, the core Rust devs have done the hard work already!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Exploring the Python AST Ecosystem by Chase Stevens. The talk covers a conceptual overview of ASTs, including a brief look at Python’s built-in introspection capabilities. AST visualization, creation & transformation to source code are introduced
Python
::: ThePSF

giggini-oltrecanale

Altruism versus fun in open source motivations
open source
::: _wilfredh

Before Google+ Shuts Down, The Internet Archive Will Preserve Its Posts
social media
::: Slashdot

Myspace accidentally lost all the music uploaded from its first 12 years in a server migration, losing over 50 million songs from 14 million artists
social media
::: waxpancake

An arcade game from 1981 just got a new world record
games
::: mikko

Optical fibre has become one of the most lucreative areas for infrastructure funds. One such fund has recently sold its fibre holdings – originally bought at 66 milion Euro in 2012 – for more than one billion (!)
economia, lavoro
::: evgenymorozov

Most valuable public companies today
economia, lavoro
::: mikko

Sad to read. Facebook news feed remains an uncontrollable digital frankenstein that appears to sort 2 billion people’s view of reality by “outrage first.” “One year in, Facebook’s big algorithm change has spurred an angry, Fox News-dominated audience”
Facebook | media
::: tristanharris

Three Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Designing Languages
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Lambda the Ultimate

300 statistical concepts explained in simple English
matematica
::: MIT_CSAIL

I just published Js_of_ocaml and BuckleScript
linguaggi di programmazione
::: javierwchavarri

Don’t read your data from a straw
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

Facebook wants to share more local news, but it’s having trouble finding it
novità | Facebook
::: Recode ::: ClaraJeffery ::: petridishes

Why Silicon Valley has so many Bad Managers
economia, lavoro
::: RichRogersIoT

Students on the cusp of graduating from computer science programs in the United States know a little bit more than their counterparts in China, India, and Russia. But how long will that gap remain?
scuola, educazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Regex search of gigabyte scale code repositories
tools, componenti software
::: _wilfredh

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Open-sourcing Sandboxed API
programming, codice, snippet
::: b3h3m0th

On open letter from New Zealand’s three biggest internet providers to @jack and his friends
social media
::: monteiro

Source of complexity according to @venkat_s
programming, codice, snippet
::: mariofusco ::: mariofusco

Our memories of the ancient web at 30 reveal a strange, glorious place
Web, Internet
::: webfoundation

Cosa ci sarà nel nuovo servizio in streaming di Apple
Web, Internet
::: emenietti

“Proposals for a digital industrial policy for Europe” – a new academic paper by the top digital person at the European Investment Bank
purtroppo paywalled; qua ci vorrebbe Sci-Hub 🤩
economia, lavoro | innovazioni, futuro
::: evgenymorozov

Is Adobe’s Creative Cloud Too Powerful for Its Own Good?
ditte
::: Slashdot

“Twitter is how [Trump] talked to the people, Facebook was going to be how he won,” Parscale said
social media
::: fabiochiusi

An anecdote from my course with the latest Abel Prize winner. You can become a world class expert in something you initially find baffling
matematica
::: AnalysisFact ::: Sci_Hub

Today in 1940 the first bombe, named “Victory,” was installed in “Hut 1” at Bletchley Park
storia
::: thehistoryguy

Fuchsia is a new operating system that Google is working on. We are interested in bringing JS as a programming language to that platform to add to the list of supported languages
sistemi operativi
::: hashseed

The fastest conventional random number generator that can pass Big Crush?
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

Shell scripts run in their own subshell, so a cd in a script only effects the subshell. To script a cd, use an alias instead
io uso una funzione definita in ~/.bashrc; funziona molto meglio, posso passare opzioni (= directory) 🧐
tip, suggerimenti
::: UnixToolTip

Java 12 / JDK 12: General Availability
linguaggi di programmazione
::: mreinhold

Last week @timberners_lee visited the @wteconline community in Lagos, Nigeria. At the hub, he met young women and girls who are building the web’s future
Web, Internet
::: webfoundation

katya

The Most Powerful iMac Pro Now Costs $15,927
hardware
::: Slashdot

How to Turn a @Raspberry_Pi Into a VPN-Secured #Travel Router
hardware | Web, Internet
::: MakeUseOf

Ok. In a serious, academic setting, please don’t send people “RAR” files. Or just never use them, period. It is a proprietary format that is neither fast nor particularly effective compared to open formats. I still get several RAR files from students every term. This has to stop
applicazioni, programmi
::: lemire

The future of gaming is not a box. It’s a place. This is Stadia. One place for all the ways we play
games
::: GoogleStadia ::: dcavedon ::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

Sembra molto interessante!
attendo impaziente e speranzoso 🤩
storia
::: __eMMe

Tweet for posterity: “simple” plain text formats that machines read inevitably get to be bigger messes than “illegible” binary formats, because nobody quite specifies the “obvious” parts until it’s too late and 900 variations in the field exist with Postel-law interop nightmares
uhmmm… 😯
programming, codice, snippet
::: graydon_pub

Scott Shawcraft is the leader behind Adafruit’s embedded version of Python, CircuitPython
Python
::: IEEESpectrum

Imagine if Beijing had published an AI strategy where almost every single line contained the word “Chinese”
politica
::: evgenymorozov ::: evgenymorozov

Excited to announce KLEE 2.0! Includes better C++ support, compatibility w/ recent LLVM, integration of CVC4/Yices2, improved path merging and much more!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: c_cadar

a very basic “how kubernetes can break” comic
programming, codice, snippet
::: b0rk

Trump Blockade of Huawei Fizzles In European 5G Rollout
politica
::: Slashdot

DIY: Build a Custom Minimal #Linux Distribution from Source. Follow along with this step-by-step guide to build your own #distribution from source and learn how it installs, loads and runs
Linux
::: linuxjournal

Any journalist who criticizes me is the Lugenpresse! (lying news)
media
::: Mikel_Jollett

Google hit with €1.5 billion antitrust fine by EU
Google | antitrust
::: fabiochiusi

Returning Values from Bash Functions
linguaggi di programmazione
::: linuxjournal

Windows Calculator is now #opensource
open source
::: windowsdev ::: Slashdot

D2NHawLUcAEnRKB

ARM and Intel have different performance characteristics: a case study in random number generation
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: January 2019
linguaggi di programmazione
::: redmonk

Ten years ago today, on March 20, 2009, my first patch to an open source project ever was merged into SymPy
storia | open source | Python
::: asmeurer

I numeri della strage neozelandese. Cosa dicono di come usiamo i social media, e cosa dicono di noi
social media
::: startup_italia ::: fabiochiusi

Kilo LISP is a small interpreter for purely symbolic LISP. Its source consists of 25K bytes of comprehensible code (20KB C, 5KB LISP) and it runs in 64K bytes of memory
lisp(s)
::: yogthos

Google Will Implement a Microsoft-Style Browser Picker For EU Android Devices
Google | antitrust
::: Slashdot

A piece of extremist propaganda might reach tens of thousands of people naturally through their own channels or networks, but the moment a national newspaper publishes it in full then it has a potential reach of tens of millions
media
::: journalismfest

Answer to What’s the difference between applicative, recursive, and imperative programming? by Alan Kay
programming, codice, snippet
::: PaniczGodek

Many people now are requesting Sci-Hub for legal documents and for paywalled newspaper articles, too!
Web, Internet
::: Sci_Hub

Apple has a twitter account now?
Apple
::: mikko

I’m an Emacs guy, but this Vim&LaTeX-fu is impressive
(da matti persi)
applicazioni, programmi
::: gknauth

Today is the 13th anniversary of the first tweet ever sent. Happy Birthday Twitter!
Twitter
::: IEEESpectrum

End-user programming
Today’s software apps are like appliances: we can only use the capabilities exactly as programmed by the developer. What if we, and all computer users, could reach in and modify our favorite apps? Or even create new apps on the fly according to our needs in the moment?
lungo, non ancora letto
programming, codice, snippet
::: inkandswitch

The beta version of Google’s fact-checking search engine is going live soon
media | Google
::: dpfunke

The new PocketBeagle Linux computer is now available for $29.95 from @adafruit. A powerful 1GHz AM3358 powered #Linux single board that’s ultra-tiny and #opensource
hardware | Linux | open source
::: linuxjournal

D2QG4YUW0AAWjoP

Today I finally get to make my pilgrimage to the computer history museum in Mountain View!
tutta la serie di tweets; meravigliosa
storia
::: TwoBitHistory ::: TwoBitHistory ::: TwoBitHistory

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.2.2, targeted at early adopters, technology enthusiasts and power users. LibreOffice 6.2.2 provides over 50 bug and regression fixes over the previous version
open source
::: getGNU

I put a Python translation here
sul p-value, roba da statistici
Python
::: ehud

Mini-thread #Huawei e dintorni
Web, Internet | politica | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: PMO_W

IPython 7.4.0 is out on PyPI
Python
::: akshayparopkari

Grandson of Legendary John Deere Inventor Calls Out Company On Right To Repair
hardware | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

NexDock 2 Turns Your Android Phone or Raspberry Pi into a Laptop
dispositivi mobili
::: dcavedon

I’ve written about how Swift and Kotlin are growing fast, but all the while TypeScript was climbing up @redmonk’s rankings
linguaggi di programmazione
::: klintron

Keras in TensorFlow 2.0 has a new developer guide, with lots of useful content for power users
linguaggi di programmazione
::: fchollet

I uninstalled @facebook and messenger from my phone and now the browser version always tells me that I have 3 unread messages, even though the desktop version says otherwise, just to force me installing messenger again
Facebook
::: vikkio88

Is Windows an alternative to OSX for developers in 2019?
Lack of GPU in WSL was my first complains ages ago, and, if you’re into AI and machine learning you’re missing out there. Great pragmatic post and conclusion
sistemi operativi
::: WebReflection

The US pays some of the highest prices for #broadband in the developed world
Web, Internet
::: webfoundation

Il progetto @GTKtoolkit sopprime le mailing list di sviluppo e migra ad un forum online. Mossa assai intelligente, segno dei tempi che cambiano (e di cui fortunatamente qualcuno sa prendere atto)
Web, Internet | open source
::: madbob

Sul #Dell XPS gli aggiornamenti del BIOS sono gestiti direttamente dal package manager di #Ubuntu
sistemi operativi | hardware | Ubuntu
::: madbob

The #sysadmin’s Toolbox: sar
tools, componenti software
::: linuxjournal

cNgi-nWw

Uri Geller, chi se lo ricorda?

The latest @A4A_Internet survey of mobile broadband pricing data shows progress on internet affordability in low-income countries has reversed
Web, Internet | economia, lavoro
::: webfoundation

ultime meraviglie dell’algoritmo di twitter
Twitter
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Regex cheat sheet
molto più di quel che promettere; togliere lo “/” finale
tip, suggerimenti
::: RegexTip

With Terragraph, Facebook has applied its Web routing expertise to wireless networks
Web, Internet
::: IEEESpectrum

Learn Rust With Entirely Too Many Linked Lists
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Gankro

Help for each argument of a shell command
tip, suggerimenti
::: UnixToolTip

A Eulogy For Every Product Google Has Ruthlessly Killed (145 and Counting)
Google
::: Slashdot

Draw On Your Screen with this Neat GNOME Shell Extension
tools, componenti software
::: dcavedon

Intel Says It Will Stop Developing Compute Cards
hardware
::: Slashdot

Impressed by @statebox
‘s unpretentious and fast-loading website. I wish more of the web was no-frills and user-focused like this! 😍
Web, Internet
::: buggymcbugfix

@mattgodbolt ‘s Compiler Explorer now has LLVM IR line highlighting 🥳🎉
programming, codice, snippet
::: bugwellen

Devin Nunes Faces an Uphill Battle in His Lawsuit Against Twitter
Twitter
::: Slashdot

LLVM 8 is out, with improved RISC-V support
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

Ok i #BigData, ma la nuova frontiera sembra essere quella degli #SmallData, ovvero i dati individuali sui consumatori che possono aiutare le aziende a migliorare le proprie strategie in maniera più marcata e duratura. Emblematico il caso #Lego
dati, raccolta
::: SergioGridelli

Science and Technology links (March 23rd 2019)
novità
::: lemire

hillary

Visto nel Web – 384

Tra un po’ arriva la primavera (per noi, altri contano diverso (in realtà anch’io)) ma prima ecco cosa ho wisto nel Web.

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FreeBSD is looking to move its bootloader from Forth to Lua
sistemi operativi
::: _wilfredh

A curious situation. The best known lower bound for the minimal length of superpermutations was proved by an anonymous user of a wiki mainly devoted to anime
matematica
::: robinhouston

Noticed that Wikipedia articles about Sci-Hub are written in such a way to create negative impression about Sci-Hub. and positive about publishers
Web, Internet | scuola, educazione
::: Sci_Hub

From the Bootloader to the Kernel
Linux
::: Gianlucadfiore

Elizabeth Warren wants to break up Apple, too
“what was applied to railroad companies more than a hundred years ago, we need to now look at those tech platforms the same way”
ditte | politica | economia, lavoro
::: fabiochiusi ::: Info_Activism ::: fabiochiusi ::: stratechery

How Facebook Could Profit From Zuckerberg’s So-Called ‘Privacy’ Push
Facebook
::: Slashdot ::: FrankPasquale ::: Max1957 ::: Recode ::: sdallagata ::: DavidBCollum

An example showing how #Lisp gives you the choice of an imperative or functional programming style
lisp(s) | programming, codice, snippet
::: johnson_davies

Imagine an Instagram centered entirely around its “Explore” tab, or a Twitter built around…trending topics or viral tweets…Imagine a version of Facebook that was able to fill your feed before you’d friended a single person. That’s TikTok
social media
::: FrankPasquale

30 anni di WWW: era il 12 marzo 1989
storia
::: puntotweet

In 2018, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook undertook a total of $77.7 billion in capital spending (on things like data centers, AI, etc). This is $6.2 billion (!) more than the four oil giants of Shell, Exxon, BP, and Chevron combined
economia, lavoro
::: evgenymorozov

Nielsen data on US Facebook users from August 2016 to October 2018 shows a 10% decline in usage per person YoY across all age brackets
Facebook
::: Techmeme

Drawing Feynman Diagrams for Fun and Profit with JaxoDraw
cosa non si riesce a fare! überspecialistico
applicazioni, programmi
::: linuxjournal

To Keep Track of World’s Data, You’ll Need More Than a Yottabyte
The yottabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information. The prefix yotta indicates multiplication by the eighth power of 1000 or 1024 in the International System of Units (SI), and therefore one yottabyte is one septillion (one long scale quadrillion) bytes. The unit symbol for the yottabyte is YB, dice la Wiki
dati, raccolta
::: Slashdot

Gli #smartphone sono ormai diventati una sorta di estensione biologica delle persone. Così le città si “adattano”: dalle cellphone lanes americane e cinesi fino ai paracolpi montati sui pali della luce a #Bolzano
dispositivi mobili
::: SergioGridelli

a high school student approached me asking whether I write in Java, because he chose Computer Science as a faculty and was looking for a tutor
linguaggi di programmazione
::: PaniczGodek

Our analysis Of Brexit-Centric Twitter Activity
Twitter
::: mikko

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Considering Fresh C Extensions. Matthew Wilcox recently realized there might be a value in depending on C extensions provided by the Plan 9 variant of the C programming language
linguaggi di programmazione
::: linuxjournal

Protocolli compromessi dal fattore umano
Web, Internet
::: dottorblaster

Multiplying by the inverse is not the same as the division
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

Introducing Firefox Send, Providing Free File Transfers while Keeping your Personal Information Private
Web, Internet | dati, raccolta
::: emenietti

Microsoft is Preparing To Test Android App-Mirroring on Windows 10
sistemi operativi | dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Tim Berners-Lee, inventore del web: “Ho suggerito a Facebook di cancellare i post contenenti pubblicità politica”. Molto semplice, non censorio
Facebook | politica
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Node.js and JS Foundations Are Merging To Form OpenJS
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

Better bash scripting in 15 minutes
linguaggi di programmazione
::: UnixToolTip

Microsoft Will Now Pester Windows 7 Users To Upgrade To Windows 10 With Pop-ups
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

With TensorFlow Probability and Keras, handle known unknowns and unknown unknowns in your models
linguaggi di programmazione
::: fchollet

Charles Babbage, la Macchina Analitica e Ada Lovelace
uh!: “per la prima volta si discusse di concatenamento delle operazioni di calcolo” (cit.)
storia
::: Popinga1

I’ve decided that I just have to be the one person on my team that isn’t afraid to ask dumb questions
è, imho, una cosa seria, molto
scuola, educazione | economia, lavoro | programming, codice, snippet
::: lizardbill

Google’s New Voice Recognition System Works Instantly and Offline (If You Have a Pixel)
applicazioni, programmi
::: Slashdot

A little-known feature in IPython and Jupyter that I find useful on occasion: wildcard completions of attribute names, marked by using a ? at the end:
Python
::: jakevdp

It’s pretty remarkable – e.g. threatening to stop sharing intelligence with Germany – how far Washington will go to knock out Huawei. Whatever the outcome, it is a game they can’t win, as “winning” here means greater discontent and anti-US sentiment across the informal empire
ditte | politica
::: evgenymorozov

NVIDIA to Acquire Mellanox for $6.9 Billion
Great news for the future of accelerated HPC, accelerated #datascience and #parallelcomputing. The Network is the Computer …
hardware | ditte
::: nvidia

D1nunsSX0AAXzoR

Come diventerà Twitter
Twitter
::: emenietti

Did I Mention That I Am Not On Social Media?
social media
::: RadioProzac

.@KathyGriffin says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey should resign and she wouldn’t let Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg into her house
social media
::: Recode

after every hour of shoveling Java, you will sneak off to the bathroom and write a tiny beautiful macro that no one will ever be allowed to see or use
language Racket | umorismo
::: LispWorld

I’m about to deliver the sixth lecture of the course and the liblet.rtfd.io library is progressing nicely. Hope the students will find it useuf!
Python | scuola, educazione
::: Mapio

Tim Berners-Lee Talks About India’s Recent Push To Data Localization, Proposed Compromise of End-to-End Encryption, and Frequent Internet Shutdowns
protagonisti | Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Did you know that issue 79 of The MagPi was out?
novità | sistemi operativi
::: TheMagPi

America’s Latest Effort To Thwart the Growth of China’s Huawei is Playing Out Beneath the World’s Oceans
politica
::: Slashdot

Google Builds Circuit to Solve One of Quantum Computing’s Biggest Problems
The biggest challenge is heat dissipation
hardware
::: IEEESpectrum

Twitter Teases Hiding ‘Likes’ and ‘Retweets’ Counts, Color-Coded Replies in Biggest Set of Changes To Its Social Media Service Since it Launched in 2006
Twitter
::: Slashdot

Facebook Can Make VR Avatars Look—and Move—Exactly Like You
Facebook
::: justinhendrix

Google Hardware Makes Cuts To Laptop and Tablet Development, Cancels Products
hardware
::: Slashdot

Amazon Lobbied More Government Entities Than Any Other Public US Company Last Year
ditte | politica
::: Slashdot

simdjson: Parsing gigabytes of JSON per second, version 0.1.1 is out. Brings minor fixes including support for strings containing null characters (strings are now UTF-8 with length prefixes)
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

Only the EU can break Facebook and Google’s dominance
Facebook | Google
::: _juhan

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Notebooks, Javascript, Python, Data Science, Visualization… all in a single tool
Web, Internet | tools, componenti software | linguaggi di programmazione
::: fulcorno

The UK competition regulator will examine online advertising as a “first step” to reframing competition policy in the tech sector, the UK chancellor Philip Hammond has said
economia, lavoro | politica
::: rasmus_kleis

In the last 10 years, the 5 biggest tech firms have bought over 400 smaller companies
economia, lavoro
::: rowlsmanthorpe

Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the first registered internet domain. We’ve had to grapple with the domain name system ever since. Here’s a pitch for an alternative and radically decentralized Internet
Web, Internet
::: IEEESpectrum

Zuckerberg Wants Facebook to Build a Mind-Reading Machine
“The technology that Zuckerberg described is a shower-cap-looking device that surrounds a brain and discovers connections between particular thoughts and particular blood flows or brain activity, presumably to assist” Facebook-made glasses or headsets
Facebook
::: FrankPasquale

Learn more about the new features coming to Java 12 string APIs
linguaggi di programmazione
::: java

The Hottest Chat App for Teens is Google Docs
social media
::: Slashdot

Spotify’s complaint against Apple is a big danger for the iPhone maker
Web, Internet
::: fabiochiusi

Two of Mark Zuckerberg’s most important executives are leaving Facebook, less than a year after he shuffled their roles
Facebook
::: Recode ::: ranimolla ::: Recode

Microsoft Announces Xbox Live For Any iOS Or Android Game
games
::: Slashdot

One of Wall Street’s top investors in Silicon Valley is leaving
economia, lavoro
::: Recode

Steam Link Anywhere Will Let You Stream Your PC’s Games On the Go
games
::: Slashdot

25 years ago on 14th March 1994, Linux kernel 1.0.0 was released. It consisted 176,250 lines of code
storia
::: Linux

Pi in the sky: Calculating a record-breaking 31.4 trillion digits of Archimedes’ constant on Google Cloud
programming, codice, snippet
::: rob_pike

Huawei Says It Has a Backup OS In Case It’s Cut Off From Android
dispositivi mobili | sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

La polizia neozelandese esorta da ore a non diffondere il video dell’attentato per non interferire con le indagini e non pubblicizzare il manifesto degli attentatori. Ovviamente sul Corriere è ancora in homepage, i clic contano di più
media
::: LuigiMastro_ ::: fabiochiusi

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Tim Berners-Lee named Financial Times’ Person of the Year for “Boldness in Business”
Web, Internet | protagonisti
::: MIT_CSAIL

WordPress Now Powers Over One-Third of the Top 10 Million Sites on the Web
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

“Ghost in the Shell” series (efficient working in the shell environment on BSD Unix OS)
programming, codice, snippet
::: b3h3m0th

Why Operators Are Useful
Python
::: gvanrossum

EU Expected To Hit Google with Another Massive Antitrust Fine
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Today, Wikidata surpassed Wikipedia English in total number of edits since their respective inceptions
Web, Internet
::: MonsieurAZ

An interactive site that asks to press random buttons, and predicts your next key press
matematica
::: _wilfredh

Apple Dealt Legal Blow as Jury Awards Qualcomm $31 Million
copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

The Intercept Shuts Down Access To Snowden Trove
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

The New Zealand massacre was livestreamed on Facebook, announced on 8chan, reposted on YouTube, commentated about on Reddit, and mirrored around the world before the tech companies could even react
social media
::: drewharwell

GNOME 3.32 Taipei was released, representing 6 months of work by the @gnome community. It boasts a visual style refreshing, data structure improvements, & it “introduces an experimental feature for Wayland desktop sessions that enables fractional scaling”
programming, codice, snippet
::: linuxjournal

Show HN: A simple Prolog Interpreter written in a few lines of Python 3
linguaggi di programmazione
::: JustShowHN

tutto quello che non volevate sapere, dal vostro inviato su tiktok
social media
::: emenietti

This baby starts to walk
Akira
tools, componenti software
::: albfanjul

Linux Foundation Launches New Tools Supporting The Open Source Community
Linux | open source
::: Slashdot

gecko

Visto nel Web – 383

Ecco cosa ho wisto nel Web. Ovviamente problema con Facebook, troppi link, spero si risolva o lo risolvo io (me) 😐

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The oldest piece of CPython, the parser generator (pgen) has been retired and replaced with a new version! 🐍🖥️🥳
storia
::: pyblogsal

Facebook, il solito
Facebook
::: carolecadwalla ::: fabiochiusi ::: Slashdot ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: ariezrawaldman ::: carolecadwalla ::: IanCLucas ::: DamianCollins ::: privacyint ::: antoniogm ::: CaseyNewton ::: lizzadwoskin ::: KevinBankston ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: antoniogm ::: WikimediaItalia ::: alexstamos ::: waltmossberg ::: sheeraf ::: linuxjournal ::: WillOremus ::: nxthompson ::: matthewstoller ::: ashk4n ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: carolafrediani ::: EinsteinsAttic ::: emenietti ::: rankingrights ::: evgenymorozov ::: emenietti ::: stratechery ::: davidakaye ::: digiphile ::: FrankPasquale ::: benimmo ::: mante ::: gwbstr ::: waltmossberg ::: mediagazer ::: lizardbill ::: fabiochiusi ::: WillOremus ::: monteiro ::: zeynep ::: emenietti ::: WillOremus ::: jacopo_iacoboni

I am really excited to see more Pharo projects move to GitHub. Smalltalkers have a great culture of dogfooding, and pull requests will help the positive cycle of improvement!
linguaggi di programmazione | open source
::: _wilfredh

Implementing Deeplab_v3 in TF2.0 was fun. As I said earlier also, functional API in tf.keras is all we need to do amazing things
Python | TensorFlow e Keras
::: A_K_Nain

Encouraged by the University of California’s widely-discussed decision to push back against Elsevier
media
::: michael_nielsen

A must read article for anyone who wants to understand not only what shadow-clj is but also what clojurescript is
linguaggi di programmazione
::: viebel

Leonhard Euler, l’uomo del pi greco
matematica | storia
::: ulaulaman

Functional Programming in OCaml
programmazione funzionale | manuali, how to
::: Gianlucadfiore

Getting started with Git and GitHub: the complete beginner’s guide
Web, Internet | open source
::: Gianlucadfiore

Twitter positively affects the acquisition of current affairs knowledge. The opposite is found for Facebook: More frequent Facebook usage causes a decline in knowledge acquisition
social media | Twitter | Facebook
::: sivavaid

La vera storia della tastiera Qwerty
storia | tecnologia
::: CanzioDusi

How is the content you’re consuming? How does that impact your worldview and ideas?
uh! proprio (kway) come la penso io
social media
::: _wilfredh

Adding a tail-call optimisation macro (for self-calls) is a really fun lispy project. Ironically, I’ve implemented TCO using a recursive function that can blow the stack
(Emacs Lisp)
lisp(s)
::: _wilfredh

France Considers Raising Taxes on Internet Giants
economia, lavoro | politica
::: Slashdot

Cringely’s Final Predictions: Apple Becomes a Financial Service and Hedge Fund
ditte
::: Slashdot ::: Il Post

Grab yourself a simple egg timer application for your #Ubuntu desktop. Teatime rings an alarm and displays an desktop notification and supports saving several pre-set timers 🍵 ⏰
Python
::: ubuntu

When Kids Google Themselves
When Kids Realize Their Whole Life Is Already Online
social media
::: RadioProzac

bari

Linux Kernel 5.0 Released, This is What’s New
sistemi operativi
::: dcavedon ::: Slashdot ::: linuxjournal ::: b3h3m0th

configparser — Work with Configuration Files
Python
::: pymotw

Writing User Space Network Drivers
sistemi operativi
::: b3h3m0th

By Jupyter–Is This the Future of Open Science? by @glynmoody – Taking the scientific paper to the next level
Python
::: linuxjournal

The 5 pillars of programming, and why you should master them
scuola, educazione
::: MIT_CSAIL

gcc is not a bug finder, full story
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnregehr

The much-hyped MOOCS still have an astronomical dropout rate of about 96 per cent on average over five years – and this figure had not improved between 2013-14 and 2017-18
Web, Internet | scuola, educazione
::: pkrapp

.@reactos 0.4.11 was released today. This version includes substantial improvements to the kernel, storage, application start/stop, networking and more
sistemi operativi
::: linuxjournal

Introducing We Think Digital: New Digital Literacy Resources to Reach 1 Million People in Asia Pacific by 2020
Facebook | scuola, educazione
::: fbnewsroom

The ancient Smalltalk and Lisp Machine systems let you reprogram their innermost guts on the fly while you were running them, and it was incredible
storia
::: mcclure111

Did you ever wonder where a particular file really came from? We are delighted to announce our partnership with CAST to build a provenance index that will let you find the answer to precisely this question
storia
::: SWHeritage

Ramping up with a new technical team, and asking the right questions
manuali, how to | economia, lavoro
::: _wilfredh

Resource Scale for Fractional Scaling support in GNOME Shell 3.32
novità
::: gigitux

How High Are Your Tests?
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

Interview with Dennis Ritchie (2003)
storia | protagonisti
::: nicolaiarocci

San Francisco’s outrageous rent hits a new peak of $3,690, highest in the US
economia, lavoro
::: mikko

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“lawmakers in Moscow are pushing a bill through parliament dubbed “Sovereign Internet” that’s designed to create a single command post from which authorities can manage and, if needed, halt information flows across Russian cyberspace”
Web, Internet | politica
::: fabiochiusi

Should our kids use pencils or keyboards?
scuola, educazione
::: lemire ::: lemire

Selective Functors
programmazione funzionale
::: Lambda the Ultimate

Facebook Is Introducing a New ‘Tributes’ Section For Memorialized Accounts
Facebook
::: Slashdot

Oxide: The Essence of Rust
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnregehr

JavaScript Performance Pitfalls in V8
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Gianlucadfiore

E’ da ieri che ci penso incredulo
politica
::: thek3nger

Do We Really Need Computational Thinking [as a brand new expression]?
programming, codice, snippet
::: zacchiro

“State Of Remote Work” – from @buffer. Is Remote good or bad? Is it practical or impractical? good for the soul or not? It keeps gaining ground so there is something definitely worth further investigating
economia, lavoro
::: Andreea_BBO

Microsoft Open-Sources Windows Calculator
open source
::: Slashdot

Holy smokes, this is amazing (link: https://rash-lang.org/) rash-lang.org #racket #racketlang A shell that I can import arbitrary racket modules and pass text streams to racket functions. Yes please. Can’t wait to play with this
language Racket
::: NlightNFotis

I wish the DOM would offer live fragments, Node.DOCUMENT_LIVE_FRAGMENT_NODE with value 12
linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

tf.keras has a new developer guide for TensorFlow 2.0 Alpha
linguaggi di programmazione | manuali, how to
::: fchollet ::: fchollet ::: udacity

Super vocabolario della data viz. Via @napo Visual Vocabulary – Vega Edition helps you pick one!
programming, codice, snippet
::: ales9000

USB 4 will recommend a standard set features that all devices of the same type should implement. This should simplify things somewhat over USB 3, where device and even cable compatibility isn’t guaranteed
hardware
::: _wilfredh

Read the Manifesto for technological sovereignty shared with hundreds of cities globally to preserve:
Citizens’ digital rights
Data sovereignty
Free software, open data, open standards
Security, privacy, ethics by design
etica | politica
::: francesca_bria

A new version of man-pages has just been released by @mkerrisk. We now have documentation for the #eBPF helpers in man pages, and online
manuali, how to
::: qeole

Bz+C+190227+P

In the @chronicle’s 2019 Trends Report, @lindsayaellis explorers how the open access movement has gained traction in higher education, through a combination of top-down and bottom-up actions
open source | scuola, educazione
::: medialab

If you’re wondering what #5G is really good for, think beyond the smartphone. #MWC19
Web, Internet | dispositivi mobili
::: IEEESpectrum

TF Probability now supports Keras! Check out their talk, you’ll need details on this one — but wow!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: random_forests

Thank you so much to @ChanZuckerberg for your support of @ai4allorg! We are honored to be supported alongside two great organizations @HiddenGeniusPro @Hack_Diversity
scuola, educazione
::: tessposner

Verilog is the ultimate Functional Programming Language
linguaggi di programmazione
::: TheMichaelBurge

I still like this list a lot
programming, codice, snippet
::: peterseibel

Notepad++ 7.6.4 released without digital code-signing certificate as protest against the difficulty of open source projects obtaining them. Do we need a LetsEncrypt-style CA for code?
applicazioni, programmi | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: SwiftOnSecurity

A nice fact I like: Every matrix corresponds to a graph, and so familiar things (e.g. matrix multiplication) have nice pictures! Another nice fact: joint probability distributions *also* correspond to graphs. They have telling pictures, too
matematica
::: math3ma

Introducing Quarkus: a next-generation Kubernetes native Java framework – tailored for GraalVM & OpenJDK HotSpot, crafted from the best of breed Java libraries and standards
linguaggi di programmazione
::: rhdevelopers ::: SachaLabourey

.@Puri_sm announces that #PureOS is now convergent, which means “being able to make the same application code execute, and operate, both on mobile phones and laptops—adapting the applications to screen size and input devices”
sistemi operativi | dispositivi mobili
::: linuxjournal

Microsoft Reaches 800 Million Windows 10 Devices
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

Aaronson oracle, stunning!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Mapio

Several interesting approaches to GC in Rust
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

This is the reason why we, researcher and teacher, should release our works open access
open source | scuola, educazione
::: Mapio

man-pages-5.00 was released. “This release resulted from patches, bug reports, reviews, and comments from around 130 contributors. The release is rather larger than average, since it has been nearly a year since the last release” said maintainer Kerrisk
manuali, how to
::: linuxjournal

Bold & thoughtful policy proposal from @ewarren to reduce the power of tech monopolists
Web, Internet | politica | economia, lavoro
::: FrankPasquale ::: eisingerj ::: CharlottesWWWeb ::: ddayen ::: Recode

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Usability improvements in GCC 9
programming, codice, snippet
::: b3h3m0th

GNU parallel is a shell tool for executing jobs in parallel using one or more computers
tools, componenti software
::: UnixToolTip

Francisco-Javier Sayas as a nice readable Introduction to the Finite Element Method online
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

I’ve been thinking about inheritance a lot and need to braindump on it. Standard caveats: this is unpolished, first draft thoughts, not an expert, etc etc etc
programming, codice, snippet
::: Hillelogram

#Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Released for Ubuntu Phones with Multiple Improvements
dispositivi mobili
::: SoftpediaLinux

questa cosa riguarda un sacco di noi, secondo me: e riguarderà presto il resto di noi
dispositivi mobili | social media
::: lucasofri

Il bello della matematica
matematica
::: Gli studenti di oggi

Facebook’s big pivot gives it a new archenemy: Apple
Web, Internet
::: emenietti

Un pezzone – Colleghi che sbagliano
media
::: mante

Facebook wants to be WeChat
Facebook
::: emenietti

Inside Twitter’s ambitious plan to clean up its platform
mooolto interessante, imho
Twitter
::: emenietti

The Official Android Beta Community Moves From Google+ To Reddit
social media
::: Slashdot

R package for generating synthetic data sets
linguaggi di programmazione
::: DataSciFact

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

Did you know Linux Journal has several dozen ebooks you can download for free? No login required
manuali, how to
::: linuxjournal

Python 2.7 will reach the end of its life on January 1st, 2020. Please upgrade your Python as Python 2.7 won’t be maintained after that date. A future version of pip will drop support for Python 2.7″
Python
::: mkennedy

piglet

Visto nel Web – 382

Anniversari (quasi)? Ah! sì, la mia morosa di una volta, auguri ❤️ Intanto ecco cosa ho wisto nel Web 😋

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Facebook, il solito
Facebook
::: carolecadwalla ::: fabiochiusi ::: FrankPasquale ::: FrankPasquale ::: KimZetter ::: DaveLeeBBC ::: fabiochiusi ::: verge ::: fabiochiusi ::: Slashdot ::: FrankPasquale ::: FrankPasquale ::: katiebindley ::: JoshConstine

The complaints “Python is slow” or “Python is unsafe” seem misguided. The point of Python isn’t to be fast or safe, it’s to be flexible and hackable, and to interface well with everything else. It has become successful by serving as a frontend from which to call other libraries
Python
::: fchollet

“Siamo dipendenti dagli smartphone perché siamo dipendenti dalla vita, dal restare in contatto”. È proprio vero che le nuove tecnologie hanno peggiorato le nostre vite?
dispositivi mobili
::: MacchineVolanti

A new Vala & GTK tutorial is up! Let’s take a look on how to create super cool styled buttons and how to use the GTK Inspector to visually edit our UI
linguaggi di programmazione
::: alecaddd

The 5 stages of Debugging
cose che capitano
programming, codice, snippet
::: realpython

Un avvertenza per chi legge i servizi sui nuovi smartphone
dispositivi mobili
::: e_pagliarini

Unpopular opinion
dispositivi mobili | hardware | innovazioni, futuro
::: WebReflection

Science and Technology links (February 24th, 2019)
novità
::: lemire

Looking ahead to MWC Barcelona, @caro_milanesi says it’s important to think beyond #5G phones
Web, Internet | innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

I’ve just posted Kotlin Pearls n.2. A look into Lambdas with a Receiver and the possibilities they open
linguaggi di programmazione
::: ramtop

Huawei’s Mate X foldable phone is a thinner 5G rival to the Galaxy Fold
dispositivi mobili
::: verge

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Mandemulus is my favourite word of the day. Fake etymology in urban dictionary that’s been repeated in many places now
OK, però alle volte solo UD ti dice cos’è (creduto al momento)
Web, Internet
::: sigfpe

LG Announces G8 ThinQ Smartphone That Uses ‘Advanced Palm Vein Authentication’ Tech To Unlock
mag! toninelliano imho
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

With a minimal amount of additional hardware & configuration the #raspberrypi can be a highly capable, compact home server. It can bring the wide range of enterprise services offered by Linux into a home environment w/minimal hardware expense
hardware
::: linuxjournal

🚀 Streamline 3.0 is out! 30,000 icons in three different weights. 53 categories. 720 subcategories
media
::: webalys

Semiconductors was a two-player game between the US and Japan through the ’80s. It’s remarkable how much Japan declined as the US extended its position
hardware
::: danwwang

I have a quick and rather informal blog post at my blog detailing our – that’s me and @lemire – more formal work on simdjson, our fast #simd parser for #json and the paper we wrote describing it
programming, codice, snippet
::: geofflangdale ::: lemire

Everything You Need to Know About 5G
dispositivi mobili
::: IEEESpectrum

Mozilla and Scroll Partner To Test Alternative Funding Models for the Web
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Sprint To Launch 5G Service in 4 Cities in May
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Thirty-Million-Page Backup of Humanity Headed To Moon Aboard Israeli Lander
media
::: Slashdot

On instant gratification versus memory forming in the Internet age.I have fond memories of meeting Internet friends in person, learning new skills, and even games I enjoyed a teen. I’m not sure whether Internet activities are less memory forming
media | Web, Internet
::: _wilfredh

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Vodafone CEO Says Banning Huawei Could Set Europe’s 5G Rollout Back Another Two Years
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Go 1.12 is released
linguaggi di programmazione
::: golang

Microsoft Takes a Big Step Towards Putting Xbox Games On Windows
games
::: Slashdot

It’s no good that we, in computing, are so eager to polarize and go to wars. Instead of having pointless debates, we should rather focus more on improving graphical computing, because what we have now is really regrettable, which is why most programmers are stuck in a terminal
lisp(s)
::: PaniczGodek

A Taste of Haskell
programmazione funzionale
::: FunctorFact

La piramide di #Maslow in versione hi-tech. Ovviamente, lo smartphone è diventato un bisogno primario, se non addirittura fisiologico
dispositivi mobili | tecnologia
::: SergioGridelli

Intel Kills 5G Deal With China’s Unigroup Over US Security Concerns
politica
::: Slashdot

Gow (Gnu On Windows) is the lightweight alternative to Cygwin
sistemi operativi | applicazioni, programmi
::: UnixToolTip

Curious how I gained 27k followers in 6 months? Check out my blog where I break down my analytics from the past months and share some of my tips for growing your following 😀
social media
::: EmmaWedekind

New FTC Task Force Will Take on Tech Monopolies
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

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Here’s a link to my forthcoming paper @nyulawreview on global diffusion of EU data protection law. Identifies key factors in EU’s success in marketplace of regulatory ideas
economia, lavoro | politica
::: paulmschwartz

New Study Shows Windows 10 Home Edition Users Are Baffled By Updates
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

What makes a computer system personal? Malleability
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

GitPython is a python library used to interact with Git repositories
Python
::: UnixToolTip

If you are a serious Python user
sì, problemi a volte
Python
::: lemire

Soon after #GaiaDR2, an interactive visualisation was produced called the “Gaia Stellar Family Portrait”. This application allows to view the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram based on Gaia data, showing selected clusters from the #GaiaDR2 HRD paper
OK, ‘na roba che seguo da sempre; e questa è fatta bene –anzi meglio ✨
Web, Internet
::: ESAGaia

it seem that my computer is considerably faster with @elementary theme instead of @gnome one
sistemi operativi
::: medeoTL

TIL the existence of sql-template-strings, which basically erases all the unsafe-prone operations via string concatenation in query strings
linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

OneWeb Wants To Rebuild the Internet in Space, Connecting Billions Not on the Web
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Rename foo.old to (link: http://foo.new) foo.new: mv foo.{old,new}
tip, suggerimenti
::: UnixToolTip

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Digging through the pandas source today and learned that it constructs a hash table when parsing CSVs to avoid (slow) allocation of a new Python string for each entry. The attention to detail in that library is incredible
Python
::: jakevdp ::: wesmckinn

Remember when Amazon threatened to back out of a huge new Seattle tower if the city passed its head tax? The head tax was repealed, and now Amazon is backing out anyway
ditte | economia, lavoro
::: ByRosenberg

Interesting provocation by @evgenymorozov: “Demanding to break up tech giants is fine, but what kind of non-commercial institutions and arrangements should exist in a just digital society where neither Facebook nor Google play the dominant role?”
economia, lavoro
::: juanof9

evolution of zine generation strategies
programming, codice, snippet
::: b0rk

#Influencer, da oggi si cambia! Ecco i Nano Influencer, ovvero i blogger o i profili di #Instagram che hanno un numero medio di follower oscillante fra mille e 10 mila. Per il marketing 2019 sarebbe questa la fascia più sensibile a lasciarsi “consigliare”
Web, Internet | economia, lavoro
::: SergioGridelli

69% of teens say social media sites help teens interact with people from different backgrounds
social media
::: pewinternet

this site lets you produce ASCII art and also puts a URL at the bottom of the diagram that lets you go back and edit it again later
Web, Internet | applicazioni, programmi
::: johnregehr

Facebook to launch ‘Patreon killer’ that grabs 30% of fan money vs. Patreon’s 5%
social media | Facebook
::: Gianlucadfiore

There are many ways to visualize data – how do we know which one to pick?
Python
::: PratapVardhan

As an example of an ethical tech company, Wozniak named Foursquare… They have been offered millions of dollars for their data on the users, and they’ve turned it down because it was unethical,” Wozniak said. “So you can…draw the line at a good place”
social media | economia, lavoro
::: stpyang

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America’s Cities Are Running on Software From the ’80s
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

In math, the more experienced you are, the more comfortable you get with using shortcut notations and omitting obvious details. Students like to use verbose, explicit notation, and feel lost when they encounter shortcuts — thinking they’re missing important details
programming, codice, snippet
::: fchollet

Immersive Linear Algebra
matematica | manuali, how to
::: newsycombinator

1) Happy to see more tea leaves indicating Facebook is really going to go full-on end-to-end encryption by default
da pensarci su un po’
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | blockchain e crypto*
::: KevinBankston ::: Techmeme

Facebook should draw on the global standards of international human rights law on content moderation, rather than “marinating in the First Amendment”
Facebook
::: 1Br0wn

Important ruling in Switzerland declares that the ISPs cannot be forced into IP/DNS blocking access to copyrighted material
Web, Internet
::: FredericJacobs

Moving moment visiting the computing museum in Pisa: this is the CEP, one of the programmable computers in Italy
storia
::: rdicosmo

Nice portal to sites on the foundations of mathematics
matematica | manuali, how to
::: mathematicsprof

Make no mistake: The prices of scientific journals now are so high that not a single university in the U.S. — not the University of California, not Harvard, no institution — can afford to subscribe to them all, librarian says
media
::: Sci_Hub ::: zacchiro

Great piece by @BrettFrischmann on why user consent to terms of service is an illusion
Web, Internet
::: jvagle

Dispatch Tables in Python
Python
::: SenteticSense

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Is it time to be afraid of IBM again?
ditte | open source
::: redmonk

Taco Bell programming
vecchio ma ispirativo; lo lovvo; assay 🤩
programming, codice, snippet
::: UnixToolTip

I frequently see Node generate errors where the traceback doesn’t contain any lines of code that I wrote, so I can’t tell what I did that caused the error
discussione interessante
linguaggi di programmazione
::: garybernhardt

Twitter confirms it’s working on a ‘Hide Tweet’ feature
Twitter
::: davewiner

Wiki da smartphone
dispositivi mobili | Web, Internet
::: dcavedon

The full scoop on mypy plugins
Python
::: gvanrossum

Microsoft Excel Can Now Turn Pictures of Tables Into Actual, Editable Tables
mah…
applicazioni, programmi
::: Slashdot ::: xkcd

Unpopular : I prefer the JS syntax prior to ES6. Fat arrows? Not a fan. I still write `function()` and think it is way more. Minimal syntax does not automatically lead to more readable code. But hey this is just my
linguaggi di programmazione
::: SaraSoueidan

Parsing JSON quickly: early comparisons in the wild
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

Science and Technology links (March 2nd, 2019)
novità
::: lemire

don-t-see

Visto nel Web – 381

Tempi tosti –febbraio– ma non manca l’elenco di cosa ho wisto nel Web 🧐

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Bruce Perens Calls For Open Source, Security, and Data Rights In IBM Ad
open source
::: Slashdot

Lobbyists Demonize ‘Right To Repair’ Legislation
hardware | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Bakoma seems like an amazing piece of software for working with LaTeX. Some interesting computer science must have gone into it
tools, componenti software
::: sigfpe

Is Email Making Professors Stupid?
non toccatemi Don, nèh!
Web, Internet
::: RadioProzac ::: Slashdot

Oh. My. God. An Apple IIe. Sat in my parents’ attic for years. Decades. And it works.
Put in an old game disk. Asks if I want to restore a saved game. And finds one! It must be 30 years old. I’m 10 years old again.
storia
::: JohnFPfaff

“…I’m looking at you, Fortune 1000 companies, the ones who have never lifted a finger to contribute to the open source community that gave you this gift.” – Steve Marquess, the former CEO of the OpenSSL Foundation
open source
::: SustainOSS

con la pubblicità che rende sempre meno e la necessità di differenziare, buzzfeed, vice e altri hanno annunciato il licenziamento di centinaia di giornalisti.
ho messo insieme le ultime sul giornalismo online, e su dove stia andando
media
::: emenietti

🔴 Nella mia newsletter #GuerrediRete oggi si parla di clic e terrorismo; Russia e la sua internet “sovrana”; cyberspie; riconoscimento facciale; attacchi a città e mail; #itasec19; e altro
novità
::: carolafrediani

Global labor flow network reveals the hierarchical organization and dynamics of geo-industrial clusters in the world economy
economia, lavoro
::: alexvespi

Legal issues continue to evolve for FOSS: Top 10 FOSS Legal Issues
open source
::: markfradcliffe

Bill and Melinda Gates: Textbooks Are Becoming Obsolete
scuola, educazione | media
::: Slashdot

Amazon pays zero taxes in USA and Europe too !
economia, lavoro
::: davidealgebris ::: curaffairs

India, the World’s Second Largest Internet Market, Is Turning Its Back on Silicon Valley
politica
::: Slashdot

IBM650

IBM/650

Semi-Automated Reasoning About Non-Determinism in C Expressions
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

The Complicated Economy of Open Source Software
open source
::: Slashdot

Awesome Shell: A curated list of awesome command-line frameworks, toolkits, guides and gizmos
tip, suggerimenti | programming, codice, snippet
::: UnixToolTip

Facebook, il solito
Facebook
::: akrasodomski ::: p2173 ::: fabiochiusi ::: jason_kint ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: FrankPasquale ::: wikileaks ::: juliacarriew ::: CaseyNewton ::: Slashdot ::: evgenymorozov ::: fabiochiusi ::: monteiro ::: fabiochiusi ::: JoshConstine ::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot ::: TimOBrien ::: Slashdot ::: JohnPaczkowski ::: TeklaPerry ::: manisha72617183 ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: monteiro ::: fabiochiusi ::: data_tip

A lattice is a set with operations called ∨ and ∧, obeying the equations below. Can you define a lattice using just *one* axiom?
matematica
::: johncarlosbaez

Hey @jack, just between me and you, how much money you make off a tweet like this?
Twitter
::: monteiro

Contando i report del #FOSDEM che ho pubblicato sul mio blog, direi che ho toppato di brutto: il 2019 è stato il nono, non il decimo!
open source
::: madbob

In an unprecedented exercise of transparency and data depth, the ⁦@Europarl_EN is publishing the voting intentions for the #euelections2019 and how this would affect the composition of the next Parliament
Web, Internet | politica
::: raffa_brux

Have you gone through all the plan9 ones
sistemi operativi
::: openlabbott

I put some of the ASCII art source code comments into a quick blog post
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

Converting Decimals to Roman Numerals with Bash Decimals to Roman numerals—here we hit all the limitations of Bash shell scripting
fatto bene, mica semplice
linguaggi di programmazione
::: linuxjournal

Happy to announce the release of APLpy 2.0! 🍏 🎉
Python
::: astrofrog

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How Badly is Google Books Search Broken, and Why?
Google
::: Slashdot

Half of all Python developers also use JavaScript!
Python | linguaggi di programmazione
::: ThePSF

Debian 9.8 released
Linux distro
::: lwnnet

Cool New Features in Python 3.7
Python
::: realpython

IPython 7.3 is out on PyPI. Would gladely get some help to finish the remaining tasks to announce the release
Python
::: Mbussonn

Slax 9.8 was released yesterday. This point release updates some of the included packages
Linux distro
::: linuxjournal

Love your bugs by Allison Kaptur. This talk gives you concrete strategies for approaching tricky bugs and making them easier and more fun
Python
::: ThePSF

For no particular reason at all, let me pass on the probably best advice I have ever been given: Never, ever, respond to a referee report without having gotten at least one full night’s sleep after receiving it
OT? secondo me no, vale anche per altre cose
tip, suggerimenti
::: skdh

WorldWideWeb. (Absolutely brilliant and ambitious project to try to not only recreate the experience of using the first ever web browser called WorldWideWeb, later Nexus, but to also try to document the historical context of the time. CERN)
storia
::: b3h3m0th

Queste si che sono belle notizie. Questo è il modo giusto di investire sul futuro e sulle nuove tecnologie per rilanciare economia ed occupazione
da verificare
economia, lavoro
::: cefalodomenico ::: IBMItalia

Read about elementary OS 5 Juno in this great review
Linux distro
::: elementary

New post: The hash function menagerie
Python
::: CompSciFact

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I am excited to also announce the open source release of Falcon. Falcon leverages @ApacheArrow, @OmniSci, and @vega_vis to enable real-time linked interactions with massive datasets in your browser
dati, raccolta
::: domoritz

The US Cannot Crush Us, Says Huawei Founder
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

.@kalilinux 2019.1 was released yesterday. This is the first release of 2019, bringing the kernel to version 4.19.13
Linux distro
::: linuxjournal

‘Samsung’s One UI Is the Best Software It’s Ever Put On a Smartphone’
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

How about browsing your linux files from Windows Explorer? WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) will finally be able to access Linux files from Windows
tools, componenti software
::: nicolaiarocci

Apple To Target Combining iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps by 2021: Report
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot ::: tomwarren

#Mediaset ha portato #Facebook in tribunale e ha vinto. Anche senza #CopyrightDirective, che non è ancora esecutiva. La lecita domanda è: serviva davvero restringere ulteriormente le norme, alla luce del fatto che i diritti sul #copyright erano già tutelati anche prima?
copyright e brevetti
::: madbob ::: mante

New York Times Publisher A.G. Sulzberger responded to President Trump’s continued attacks on a free press
media
::: fabiochiusi ::: dabeard

Your phone isn’t lying to you. Your mobile carrier is lying to you
dispositivi mobili
::: dangillmor

Se Amazon non è invincibile
economia, lavoro
::: Comuneinfo

You don’t need new features
Twitter
::: monteiro ::: monteiro

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A Psion Palmtop Successor Has Arrived and It Runs Android and Linux
hardware | dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Cybersecurity Expert Questions Existence of Embedded Camera On SIA’s Inflight Entertainment Systems
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

So here’s a fun thing a few of us have been working on: an open-source .NET Core library for writing Jupyter kernels
programming, codice, snippet
::: cgranade

Come se la sta passando #Instagram?
social media
::: SergioGridelli

Remembering a Programming Language that Helped Shape the Digital New York Times
storia
::: cmeik

How does #SocialMedia impact how we learn about news? This trending article on @altmetric suggests that Twitter contributes positively to our current affairs knowledge. In contrast, Facebook causes a decline in knowledge acquisition
social media
::: Routledge_MandC

Why The Web 3.0 Matter and you should know about it. The change to a new paradigm shift called decentralize web is happening and it will solve a lot of problems
Web, Internet
::: ZagoMatteoGian

25 misunderstandings about phone numbers
programming, codice, snippet
::: JohnDCook

All Python logs, including Django, Flask, and JSON. One place
Python
::: papertrailapp

Samsung Announces the Galaxy Fold, a Phone That Opens Into a Tablet
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot ::: mante ::: emenietti ::: lizardbill ::: Slashdot

.@kdecommunity is adding Matrix to its instant messaging infrastructure. It’s an open protocol & network for decentralised communication “backed by an open standard & open source reference implementations for servers, clients, client SDKs, bridges, bots…
programming, codice, snippet
::: linuxjournal

ls + tree + git-status = exa 😍
tools, componenti software
::: ecampidoglio

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Non “nullum crimen sine lege” bensì nulla lex sine crimine, quando i monopoli legali sono oscuri e i tribunali privati
politica | ditte
::: MCPievatolo

Amazon To Fund Computer Science Classes at 1,000 US High Schools
scuola, educazione
::: Slashdot

Apple, that arch-enemy of surveillance capitalism, teams up with Goldman Sachs to launch a credit card. Surprise: it will also modify behavior, nudge, and do all the usual things you’d expect a capitalist firm to do. But hey, let’s spend all our energy fighting Google & Facebook!
economia, lavoro
::: evgenymorozov

While this is a great finding (kudos, @OpenAtMicrosoft!), we all need to get out of the habit of equating GitHub activity to #OpenSource activity
programming, codice, snippet | open source
::: vmbrasseur

Honestly, researching this story flat out shocked me. The lengths that Google, Microsoft, Amazon & other tech companies are going to help the oil industry accelerate the climate crisis—and the profits they’re reaping in the process—is astonishing
economia, lavoro
::: bcmerchant

Analysis of the Wikipedia Network of Mathematicians “strengths and weakness of centrality measures and how to provide estimates of the robustness of centrality measurements”
matematica | Web, Internet
::: alexvespi

Top 15 Best Global Ranking
Wow, shows how quickly the tech giants moved up the food chain…
economia, lavoro
::: pstAsiatech

I just released altair_data_server, a plugin that provides data in Altair/Vega-Lite charts via a background web server. I’m hoping it can be a foundation for planned work on efficient handling of larger datasets in the @vega_vis ecosystem
Python
::: jakevdp

Verizon Plans To Roll Out Its 5G Mobile Network In 30 Cities This Year
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Intel officials believe that ARM Macs could come as soon as 2020
hardware
::: jessfraz

People embrace social media, so those who want to influence people embrace social media: advertisers, publicists, propagandists foreign and domestic. And of course politicians. “Why US politicians are turning to Instagram ahead of 2020 election”
social media
::: rasmus_kleis

All of GitHub’s menus & dialogs work without JavaScript
Web, Internet | linguaggi di programmazione
::: Keithamus

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Google Will End Forced Arbitration For Employees
Google | #eco
::: Slashdot ::: kateconger

The major labels generated over $1.5bn more from streaming in 2018 than they did in the previous year – Music Business Worldwide
Web, Internet
::: marconav

Ray Ozzie wants to wirelessly connect the world
dispositivi mobili
::: johnregehr

Vibrante editoriale di Enrico Mentana su Open su diffamazione e Far web. Sembra un pezzo scritto da Maurizio Gasparri nel1998
Web, Internet | media
::: mante

Linus Torvalds on Why ARM Won’t Win the Server Space
hardware
::: Slashdot

Full Circle Magazine #142
novità
::: fullcirclemag

Training a neural net on Linux kernel patches to decide which ones should be cherry-picked to stable
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

New features in Java 12, including a new switch statement
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Check out HelioML: an online, interactive, open source textbook on data-intensive heliophysics, powered by @projectjupyter & @mybinderteam
Python
::: jakevdp

Math students: Want to impress your teacher by giving the correct pronunciation of famous mathematician’s names, like OY-ler, not YOU-ler? Here are the correct pronunciation of many famous mathematicians
solo gli italiani riescono a pronunciare il nome di Peano; ma nel contempo dicono “Eulero”
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

Why language-oriented programming? Why Racket?
language Racket
::: d_run

Good news: almost all of the current 2020 U.S. presidential candidates have pledged not to use hacked material against an opponent in the race for the White House
politica
::: mikko

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