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Visto nel Web – 371

Allora: non ho ancora visto la comenta ma intanto ecco cosa ho wisto nel Web.

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PHP 7.3 Brings C Inlining and Speed Improvements
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

Smartphones Are Everywhere
dispositivi mobili
::: marcoscan

The new blog explains why @libreoffice helps @linuxdistro viable alternatives to #microsoftwindows Some distros @ubuntu @linuxmint @fedora @opensuse @zorinos
open source
::: oscollege

Altair: Interactive Statistical Visualizations for Python
Python
::: eitanlees

Huawei’s CFO had most likely routed her flight via Canada on purpose, to avoid USA. The fastest connections from Hong Kong to Mexico City are via San Francisco or Los Angeles (instead of Vancouver)
politica
::: mikko ::: micmord ::: real_fabristol ::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

Can Democrats In Congress Restore America’s Net Neutrality Rules?
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

🎉 The blog for my Languages and Abstractions for Distributed Programming course launches this week!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: lindsey

Edge goes Chromium, and open source wins the browser wars via @ZDNet & @sjvn After decades, the #web #browser wars are over and Microsoft has lost. #opensource
Web, Internet | open source
::: sjvn

Easy Clojure, Easy REPL! Welcome the Klipse REPL: a beginner friendly REPL
lisp(s)
::: viebel

L’informazione sempre più sotto attacco. Nel 2018 oltre 70 giornalisti uccisi
media
::: fabiochiusi

Tre minuti prima di sbarcare sulla Luna
storia
::: Spreaker

On this date, 50 years ago, Doug Engelbart and his team gave “The Mother of All Demos”
storia
::: zvr

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The Friendship That Made Google Huge
programming, codice, snippet
::: Slashdot

Princeton rejected her application, because they didn’t accept women at the time. She went somewhere else to get her education, and ended up changing the programming world forever with Abstract Data Types. Here’s Barbara Liskov
storia | protagonisti
::: old_sound

VoxxedDays are coming to Italy for 1st time (and I’m proud of it). Let’s learn and have fun together!
programming, codice, snippet
::: mariofusco

As We Forge the Web of Tomorrow, We Need a Set of Guiding Principles That Can Define the Kind of Web We Want, Says Tim Berners-Lee
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Google Just Can’t Get the Message
Google | social media
::: Slashdot

A comprehensive look at what it takes to build a game with Lisp
lisp(s)
::: DefunGames

Radical restructuring of ownership and #copyright, as seen with streaming in the music industry, has not fully hit academic publishing + the privatization of publicly-funded research… Yet
copyright e brevetti
::: lawnouveau

Alibaba Already Has a Voice Assistant Way Better Than Google’s
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Bella introduzione interattiva agli algoritmi di percorso minimo nei grafi
programming, codice, snippet
::: fulcorno

Details about self-publishing “A Programmer’s Introduction to Mathematics”
manuali, how to
::: jeremyjkun

#Anaconda has one job. It can’t do it
Python
::: Symbo1ics

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Our long-held view remains: #Article11 should be removed from the #copyrightdirective. The option to make the #press #publishers right waivable is simply one way to slightly improve it if deletion is impossible
copyright e brevetti
::: communia_eu

Check out my zero-knowledge proofs starter pack
manuali, how to
::: PaulRBerg

When Linux required installation parties
sistemi operativi | storia
::: cialunet

Did you know it was possible to seamlessly connect your Android phone to your GNOME desktop to share photos, send SMS, and even control the mouse cursor? With the GSConnect extension you can!
sistemi operativi | dispositivi mobili | manuali, how to
::: gnome

Vim for normal people
tools, componenti software
::: cialunet

Ready to explore a galaxy of your choosing in a massive scale 4X/RTS set in space on #Ubuntu? Install the Star Ruler 2 snap today and become a RulerOfStars 🌟🤴🚀
games
::: cialunet

The Cost of Shutdown Tool (COST) launches today and estimates the economic impact of Internet shutdowns, mobile data blackouts and social media restrictions including throttling. The tool allows calculation by country, services and length of time
Web, Internet | economia, lavoro
::: fabiochiusi

BREAKING: #SaveTheInternet Petition against #UploadFilters just cracked 4 million signatures, the largest @change petition ever! On Wednesday at 14:30, petitioners will present their demands to the press at @Europarl_EN in Strasbourg
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: Senficon

Facebook usage in Europe by country
Facebook
::: simongerman600

GNOME is Experimenting with a Refreshed GTK & Icon Theme
tools, componenti software
::: dcavedon

One-in-five U.S. adults say they often get news via social media, slightly higher than the share who often do so from print newspapers (16%) for the first time since @PewResearch began asking these questions
social media | media
::: fabiochiusi

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That TV use 📺 is heavily driven by older adults
media
::: ElisaShearer

#KDE_Frameworks 5.53 is out. In this version we fixed the (ironic) crash in KCrash, added KWayland virtual desktop protocol, and improved the Baloo indexing engine amongst many other fixes and tweaks
programming, codice, snippet
::: kdecommunity ::: linuxjournal

New tutorial hot off the presses!🔥🚀 How to train, save, and load your Keras deep learning models
Python
::: PyImageSearch

Tutto quanto su fb
Facebook
::: davidakaye

Camel K on @KnativeProject: agile integration becoming serverless! 😃 #ApacheCamel #Serverless
Web, Internet
::: ni_ferraro

Intel LSD performance issue: tiny loop goes 1.5x slower or faster depending on how a register is zeroed before entering the loop
bug
::: _monoid

Mapping to Bits: Efficiently Detecting Type Confusion Errors
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

I would say no, but if I answer from my phone I would feel a little dishonest!
dispositivi mobili
::: Kasparov63

In the heart of silicon valley, the internet goes through overhead lines, and outages last for days…
Web, Internet
::: fchollet

%pip and %conda magic commands have just been merged into IPython! 🎉🎉🎉 This will go a long way toward alleviating user confusion around package installation in @ProjectJupyter that I wrote about last year
Python
::: jakevdp

Latest EU Copyright Proposal: Block Everything, Never Make Mistakes, But Don’t Use Upload Filters 🤦‍♀️
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: laura_nobilis ::: communia_eu ::: mathver ::: WikimediaItalia ::: communia_eu ::: Inov_mediapub ::: communia_eu ::: communia_eu ::: WikimediaItalia ::: rdicosmo ::: Senficon

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A coalition of more than 60 leading groups from countries across the world have joined forces to blast the internet giant for failing to address concerns about the secretive China project, known as Dragonfly
censura
::: fabiochiusi

Politicians’ willingness to smear journalists or the outlets they report for, rather than debate the facts, in order to warp the public’s right to information is the true threat to media freedom in the EU
censura
::: IndexCensorship

Odio e paura scorrono su fibra ottica? Nella scorsa puntata di #EcoEtico abbiamo intervistato @fabiochiusi che ci ha parlato di Io non sono qui. Visioni e inquietudini da un futuro presente
social media
::: VBazzarin

Few of the Silicon Valley titans seem capable of acknowledging their responsibility for the real-world political impact of their products. Could it be that that’s because they don’t know much about the real world?
economia, lavoro | social media
::: MaxBoot

The 10 most popular programming languages from 2012 to today
linguaggi di programmazione
::: MIT_CSAIL

One thing on my Python packaging wish list: a way to specify versions of peer dependencies — dependencies that are not strictly necessary, but have specific version requirements *if* you plan to use them
Python
::: jakevdp

Evelyn Berezin, Who Built the First True Word Processor, Has Died at 93
protagonisti
::: Slashdot ::: ComputerHistory

The Behavior of Gradual Types: A User Study
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Programming Research Laboratory

What Student Developers Want in a Job
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Facebook is Starting To Test Search Ads in its Search Results and Marketplace
ad, pubblicità | Facebook
::: Slashdot

Comcast Rejected by Small Town — Residents Vote For Municipal Fiber Instead
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Jupyter is the greatest productivity boost of any tool I’ve used in the last 30+ years of coding. It takes time to understand how to do use it well, and it’s particularly hard for experienced programmers to re-tool
Python
::: jeremyphoward

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Updates on this, thanks to several folks who responded to the thread. Conda now supports this via the “run_constrained” section, though it’s not all that well documented yet. Pip has something along these lines via the “extra_requires” section, though the user must opt in
Python
::: jakevdp ::: joelgrus

Nextcloud 15 is out. This major release is a “big step forward for communication and collaboration with others in a secure way”. It introduces several new features, including Nextcloud Social, new security abilities & deep Collabora Online integration
Web, Internet
::: linuxjournal

Publishers told by Google to be careful what they wish for on #copyright: Google won’t enter a licensing deal with every publisher that asks for one after EU approves an overhaul of copyright rules for the internet age, a senior exec told POLITICO
copyright e brevetti | Google
::: PoliticoRyan

Linux Kernel Developers Discuss Dropping x32 Support
Linux
::: Slashdot

FreeBSD 12 Released
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

Non c’è più l’informazione di una volta
media
::: mante

42 Silicon Valley is part of a grand experiment in free STEM education. Even housing is included
scuola, educazione
::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum

Say what you will about Microsoft Word, but I just found a .doc file buried in the Microsoft Word for Winows 1.1 source code, opened it in today’s update to Word in Office 365 with two clicks and read it
storia
::: dcbrock

FCC Gives Carriers the Option To Block Text Messages
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Google Training Document Reveals How Temps, Vendors, and Contractors Are Treated
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

I argue here that Congress’s confusion about Google and privacy is really an argument *for* regulation
economia, lavoro | politica
::: WillOremus

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Version 3 of my “Parsing: a Timeline”
storia | programming, codice, snippet
::: jeffreykegler

Email got so many things so right that we’re still unpacking its brilliance four decades later. Long-form and asynchronous, email is an ace medium for fully considered thoughts. Not knee-jerk, instant reactions. We lost sight of that due to chaff
Web, Internet
::: dhh

random RT of this awesome collection of resources about compiler correctness
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

How US and Chinese cloud providers are competing on the European internet infrastructure battleground
Web, Internet
::: adam_tooze

Looks interesting: @palewire & co. at @LATdatadesk have been doing a lot of great work in open data-driven journalism powered by Python, Jupyter, etc., as well as contributing back to the open source tools they use!
Python
::: jakevdp

Thank you Twitter for showing me again tweets from people I don’t follow
Twitter | ad, pubblicità
::: Gianlucadfiore

Impacchettando il nulla
Web, Internet | politica
::: mante ::: enristradi

ASUS CEO Resigns as Company Shifts Mobile Focus To Power Users
ditte | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Important report by Canada’s House of Commons on data-opolies
economia, lavoro | politica
::: MauriceStucke

not enough people know (and the name doesn’t help) that C-Reduce does a pretty good job reducing programs in almost any language in the extended Algol or Lisp families
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnregehr

Microsoft Is Readying a Consumer Microsoft 365 Subscription Bundle
ditte
::: Slashdot

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Go 1.11.3 and 1.10.6 have been released! 🔒 Includes security fixes to “go get” and crypto/x509
linguaggi di programmazione
::: golang

About ncurses Colors
tip, suggerimenti
::: Gianlucadfiore

The Linux terminal is no one-trick pony
tools, componenti software
::: cialunet

🎉 WE DID IT! $2.5 million raised, from 42,780 founding members, in 29 days. The Correspondent WILL launch mid-2019! 🎉 Thank you to everyone who brought this incredible movement for unbreaking news to life. We’re so proud to have done this with you!
media
::: The_Corres ::: dangillmor

Steady progress on EM Dates, our early modern date parser and converter. The Roman date parser can now deal with several common variants
tools, componenti software
::: kintopp

In 1973, Bowmar/ALI was the biggest calculator company in the world. In 1976, it went out of business
storia
::: IEEESpectrum

Serverless: More Than Just Functions
Web, Internet
::: redmonk

I very much recommend @jeffreycwitt: Digital Scholarly Editions and API Consuming Applications
programming, codice, snippet | scuola, educazione
::: awndlr

Despite having 20 years of experience with C++, when I compile a non trivial chunk of code for the first time without any error or warning, I am suspicious. It is not, usually, a good sign
linguaggi di programmazione
::: lemire

Head to the arcade in your Linux terminal with this Pac-Man clone
games | storia
::: cialunet

Developing Console Applications with Bash | Bring the power of the Linux command line into your application development process
linguaggi di programmazione
::: linuxjournal

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Rust Survey 2018 Results
linguaggi di programmazione
::: The Rust Programming Language

Un programmatore Linux ha deciso di non arrendersi e di difendere il #copyleft anche in appello. Il processo continua.
copyright e brevetti
::: WikimediaItalia

Perché l’UE sta così avanti che ha già visto tutto
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: shintakezou_it

Is Linux Taking Over The World?
Linux
::: Slashdot

Choosing “digital connection over human conversation creates a negative feedback loop: the more one becomes accustomed to distanced & controllable human interaction, the more actual conversation begins to appear persecutory & uncomfortably spontaneous”
Zeitgeist
::: FrankPasquale

I’m only a month into my time @Stripe, but I’ve never encountered a tech company of this size where writing is such a center of gravity
programming, codice, snippet
::: shaunyou

2018 Advent Calendars Launched for Computer Programmers and Web Geeks
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

What Is a Data Frame? (In Python, R, and SQL)
linguaggi di programmazione
::: oilshellblog

Running Android in the Cloud with Amazon EC2 A1 instances
Web, Internet
::: cialunet

Il solito problema dell’ideazione creativa sul digitale dei nostri parlamentari senza competenze digitali. E cioé la domanda la preliminare necessaria che nessuno si fa mai: ma se questa che ho pensato è una cosa tanto semplice e intuitiva perché nessuno l’ha mai fatto prima?
politica | umorismo
::: mante

Nel 2018 dobbiamo abbassare gli standard per venire incontro all’ ignoranza dei dipendenti pubblici. Viviamo nel futuro di Idiocracy e non ce ne siamo ancora accorti
economia, lavoro
::: cmnit

Yes. #Article50 is a broken design. It should be changed to others don’t get into this mess in future
copyright e brevetti
::: timberners_lee ::: valigiablu

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Visualized: The World’s Most Valuable #Retail #Brands 2018
economia, lavoro
::: S_Galimberti ::: S_Galimberti

Assembly language on OpenBSD amd64+arm64
linguaggi di programmazione
::: b3h3m0th

C Portability Lessons from Weird Machines
programming, codice, snippet
::: b3h3m0th

Index of `HITBSecConf 2018 Dubai` materials
media
::: b3h3m0th

So, I’ve been thinking about removing http://setup.py files and the ability to “install” some of my coding projects with any package manager
programming, codice, snippet | open source
::: dabeaz

Java people writing Java the way they do, is one the reasons why Scala has benefits over Java
programming, codice, snippet
::: evacchi

Philip Wadler and I are pleased to announce the textbook “Programming Language Foundations in Agda”
programmazione funzionale
::: wenkokke

i consumi e Cambdrige Analytica
economia, lavoro
::: jacopo_iacoboni

It’s the 10th anniversary of Stockfish! And guess what—Stockfish 10 is now available for download
applicazioni, programmi
::: stockfishchess

By 2025, Nearly 30 Percent of Data Generated Will Be Real-Time, IDC Says
dati, raccolta
::: Slashdot

Building a book Recommendation System using Keras
Python | TensorFlow
::: fchollet

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20 years ago a programmer invented Malbolge, a language that’s almost impossible to use. With base-3 arithmetic, self-altering code & something called a “crazy operation,” it took 2 years for someone to write a program with it
linguaggi di programmazione | umorismo
::: MIT_CSAIL

The Latest Crop of Instagram Influencers? Medical Students
social media
::: Slashdot

Steam is Finally Coming To China But Chinese Gamers Don’t Want It
games
::: Slashdot

EU Art.13
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: communia_eu ::: communia_eu ::: CreateRefresh ::: marconav ::: communia_eu

Both German and French national library evaluate Wikibase as technical infrastructure to manage their authority files! #GNDCon
Web, Internet
::: nichtich

L’Unione Europea ha vietato il geo-blocking
economia, lavoro
::: ilpost

Social media, Ressa said, has been the “fertilizer” of democratic collapse in the Philippines, which should be a ‘cautionary tale for the United States’”. Democratic collapse already happening in NC, MI, WI, GA, etc. Let them be a global cautionary tale
social media
::: FrankPasquale

In Silicon Valley, “the accumulation of vast wealth requires an ideological justification that eschews Trumpian vulgarity while maintaining a facade of intellectual respectability”
economia, lavoro
::: FrankPasquale

Here are four principles for minimising the harm that #Article13 would do to users, creators and the internet
copyright e brevetti
::: communia_eu

Facebook Employees Are Calling Former Colleagues To Look For Jobs Outside the Company and Asking About the Best Way To Leave
Facebook | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

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Search Engine DuckDuckGo Removes ‘Pirate’ Site Bangs To Avoid Liability
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Io seguo vari blog. Sia generalisti che professionali. Bene, confesso: nella maggioranza dei casi la parte più interessante (e da cui ho più da imparare) dei blog sono i commenti, non gli articoli
Web, Internet
::: MauroV1968

Teaching Algebra through Functional Programming:An Analysis of the Bootstrap Curriculum
language Racket
::: MartensJD

Microsoft is Building a Chromium-powered Web Browser That Will Replace Edge on Windows 10: Report
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot ::: WebReflection ::: _wilfredh ::: getify

Firefox desktop market share now below 9%
Web, Internet
::: Gianlucadfiore

Yahoo è morta (da tempo) ma continua a distruggere tutto quello che tocca. Ora è il turno di Tumblr. Idioti
Web, Internet
::: mante ::: Gianlucadfiore ::: Slashdot

Meanwhile, in China…oh wait…
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: evgenymorozov

YouTube Music is a Bad Product in Desperate Need of Improvement Before Anyone Will Care To Use It
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

The New Word Processor Wars: A Fresh Crop of Productivity Apps Are Trying To Reinvent Our Workday
applicazioni, programmi
::: Slashdot

Founder of dating site for Trump fans only threatens to sue any liberals who attempt to join
social media
::: johnregehr

Microsoft is Working On a New Iteration of Windows To Take On ChromeOS, Report Says
sistemi operativi | dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot ::: headinthebox

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True of false: Steve Jobs lacked technical skills. (There are conflicting reports.)
protagonisti
::: lemire

“Before they destroy political speech”. I mean: seriously? Chatbots?
social media
::: fabiochiusi

China Announces Punishments For Intellectual-Property Theft
copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

You need to use a function in a Python library but you aren’t quite sure how it works. Which would you rather the function have?
Python
::: asmeurer

Wow this article by @rachelnabors is a great read, and a great lesson on both browsers & biology 🐦🐬🐎
Web, Internet
::: AnjanaVakil

Google Bridges Android, iOS Development With Flutter 1.0
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

La rinascita dei blog
social media
::: real_fabristol

Bring some color to your Linux terminal with lolcat
umorismo
::: cialunet

What do #journalism students (and the rest of us) need to know about advertising technology? A terrific new @TowCenter paper from Columbia doctoral student @watkins_welcome addresses exactly this in our Guide To Advertising Technology
ad, pubblicità
::: emilybell

XDN: cross-device framework for custom notifications management
media
::: fulcorno

The Future of Generic Programming (the future is here)”
linguaggi di programmazione
::: b3h3m0th

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We’re No Longer in Smartphone Plateau. We’re in the Smartphone Decline
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

The world needs a new programming language the way Carrie needed a new pair of Manolos. The bigger problem is figuring out what to do with the piles and piles of legacy code that already exist and will continue be written before Everything Gets Fixed™
linguaggi di programmazione
::: jeanqasaur

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Programmers
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersIoT

So glad to see a new release of Corman Lisp coming soon
solo Windows
lisp(s)
::: xach

Hal Hohbach spent more than 40 years working as a patent attorney, developer & investor. His admiration for inventors culminated in a commission of a composite portrait of #SiliconValley pioneers who “had altered the course of contemporary civilization”
storia
::: ComputerHistory

Confirmed with Canadian side that Canada has arrested a senior Huawei exec, who also happens to be the founder’s daughter. The U.S. is seeking extradition to the U.S.
politica
::: emilyrauhala ::: Slashdot ::: RaiNews ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: real_fabristol ::: Slashdot ::: Popinga1 ::: fabiochiusi ::: mikko ::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

40 years ago today, Acorn Computers was formed in Cambridge, England. It changed the course of computing history
storia
::: DominicPajak

the protests in France were born almost entirely on FB — and the algorithm change implemented earlier this year that prioritized local news
Facebook
::: MiriamElder

– adesso facciamo una prova ma non schiacciate il tasto compra
– quale? quest… ops
Web, Internet
::: emenietti

China backs bold plan to tear down journal paywalls
open source | media
::: marcoscan

Asking the right question is more important than getting the right answer
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

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Facebook Employees Are So Paranoid They’re Using Burner Phones To Talk To Each Other
Facebook
::: Slashdot

Standardizing on Keras: Guidance on High-level APIs in TensorFlow 2.0
linguaggi di programmazione
::: TensorFlow

Intel Optimistic About Its Next-Gen 7nm Process Technology
hardware
::: Slashdot

Rust 1.31 and Rust 2018 is finally out!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: rustlang

We’ve updated our TensorFlow.js examples to be easier to understand and incorporate more visualization
linguaggi di programmazione
::: TensorFlow

Non sono sicuro se è un avvertimento o una minaccia esplicita
Web, Internet
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Usability versus composability
programming, codice, snippet
::: CompSciFact

Yes, there are 35-year old computers on the internet. Like this Apple //e
Web, Internet
::: mikko

Serious question for people who remember a time before google
una cosa seria, ricordo perfettamente… (sono vecchio)
Web, Internet
::: datingdecisions

As a company with employees of more than 30 nationalities, we are very proud to support #berlinunite!
economia, lavoro
::: eyeo

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Google, Mozilla, and Opera React To Microsoft’s Embrace of Chromium
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

“Why are Tumblr and Facebook cracking down on sex so much? And why is Facebook in so over zealous about it? It’s all Apples fault!” Etc etc
Web, Internet
::: CookieCyboid

Looks cool
Bash completion with Python
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Mapio

systemd
sistemi operativi | bug
::: fulcorno

Your Apple Products Are Getting More Expensive. Here’s How They Get Away With It
ditte | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Today’s revised @ITU figures show more than half the world is now online. This really is a 50/50 moment. Now more than ever, we need a contract #ForTheWeb to make sure everyone gets a web worth having. Let’s work together to make it happen!
Web, Internet
::: timberners_lee

A Few Things Facebook Forgot to Include in Its Year in Review
Facebook
::: emenietti

Just released version 2.3 of Altair
Python
::: jakevdp

Keras just passed 300k users, with a 35% year-on-year growth
linguaggi di programmazione
::: suzatweet

9 key CS topics – and the best book and video for learning each of them 🖥 ⌨
programming, codice, snippet
::: MIT_CSAIL

Uh oh. My blog post hit the orange site
linguaggi di programmazione
::: wilbowma ::: _wilfredh

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Mypy 0.650 released, with a varied selection of fixes and improvements
Python
::: mypyproject

Metals v0.3 is out with simple installation, accurate diagnostics and goto definition 🎉 Works with VS Code, Atom, vim and Sublime Text
programming, codice, snippet
::: olafurpg

Scala is emerging as the second most important language in data science
linguaggi di programmazione
::: scala_lang

Il caso #Huawei dovrebbe farci riflettere a posteriori sulla nostra #Olivetti, spazzata via quando si trovò ai vertici dell’informatica. Solo le nazioni indipendenti possono presidiare i settori più avanzati
economia, lavoro
::: FedericoDezzani

After 23 Years, IBM Sells Off Lotus Notes
una volta era roba assai importante
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

In March 2019 the World Wide Web will be 30 years old. Half of the world’s population will be online. Half will not. This is a moment to recognise how much work is still to do. This is going to take all of us.
Web, Internet
::: webfoundation

Amazon Targets Airports For Checkout-Free Store Expansion
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Joinup, @Joinup_eu the ideal dissemination platform for our open source solutions
open source
::: adrianafreitas

Amazon Web Services has become too big to fail
ditte
::: mikko

When your manual gets loved nearly to death, then lives forever
storia
::: textfiles

To understand where #GiletJaunes might go – read @zeynep’s book ‘Twitter and Tear Gas: the power and fragility of networked protest’. The ease of organising protest makes it harder to sustain a long-term political project
social media
::: JamieJBartlett

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Visto nel Web – 369

Il Web è grande (cit.) e allora mentre vi dico cosa ho wisto nel Web vi annuncio che ho creato nuova lista con link a sicurezza, disinformazione e argomenti collegati; la posto il martedì.

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“Toy Story” was released by Pixar this week in 1995, launching a new era in animation. RenderMan is the software that made it possible. From the archives, here’s the story of how RenderMan was created
storia
::: IEEESpectrum

The Fax is Not Yet Obsolete
hardware
::: Slashdot

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers
Digitization promises to make medical care easier and more efficient. But are screens coming between doctors and patients?
::: gknauth

Mark Zuckerberg’s office in 2004
storia | protagonisti
::: pickover

Number patterns
matematica
::: pickover

Microsoft’s TypeScript Dominates In ‘State of JavaScript 2018’ Report
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

The new blog explains why @libreoffice helps @linuxdistro viable alternatives to #microsoftwindows
social media | open source | #:ls
::: oscollege

Does Switching Jobs Make You a Worse Programmer?
una cosa vecchia più di me; i fortrainers del IV non solo non si aggiornavano ma vietavano l’uso del nuovo
programming, codice, snippet
::: Slashdot

Really thoughtful reflections by François Chollet (@fchollet) on general principles of software engineering. Lots of wisdom, skewed towards engineering ethics and the human side of software
programming, codice, snippet
::: MathewPCalkins

Washington DC Made GitHub Its Official Digital Source For Laws
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot ::: marcelsalathe

The proposal is to amend the legislation so a company not complying with the rules is subject to a fine equal to 1 percent of its annual revenue in Russia
Web, Internet | politica
::: fabiochiusi

How many programming languages is too many for one project?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: cialunet

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A French video about Open Access that collected more than 500,000 views on YouTube
open source
::: Sci_Hub

Un dato interessante dal nuovo rapporto AGCOM: le notizie di scienza e tecnologia in Italia sono 1. troppo poche 2. trattate con troppa poca competenza
media
::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi

So a couple of weeks ago, LUMCON made a bold move. We canceled all of our paid journal subscriptions. Every. Single. One. Of. Them. These funds will remain with our library, reinvested into other initiatives
media | open source
::: Sci_Hub

🎉 The blog for my Languages and Abstractions for Distributed Programming course launches this week! I’m really excited about what the students have planned. The first student post will go up tomorrow!
promette bene, chissà…
programming, codice, snippet | linguaggi di programmazione
::: lindsey

Ken Thompson, the original designer of Unix, gave an example of a self-replicating C program in his Turing Award lecture, Aug 1984. A non-empty program that produces an exact copy of its source code is called a quine today. Attached is such `bash` program written by Mark Wooding
linguaggi di programmazione | protagonisti
::: unix_byte

stackoverflow is personally attacking me today
sistemi operativi
::: johnregehr

LIBER: “EU Copyright Proposals Put Digital Humanities At Risk”
copyright e brevetti
::: erikketzan

US Top Court Leans Toward Allowing Apple App Store Antitrust Suit
ditte
::: Slashdot

Facebook Watch, a YouTube Competitor, is Pivoting To Older Audiences as Teens Tune Out and Publishers Balk
social media
::: Slashdot

Clarity
open source
::: richhickey

Clojure 1.10.0-RC2 is now available
linguaggi di programmazione
::: cognitect

IBM CEO Joins Apple In Blasting Data use By Silicon Valley Firms
dati, raccolta
::: Slashdot

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Very concrete example of the risks of proprietary, opaque algorithms. They should not be permitted in the criminal justice system
open source
::: FrankPasquale

Facebook Inc. crises this year have weighed heavily on the social-media giant, dragging shares down more than 37 percent from their July peak and erasing nearly $240 billion in value
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

Bio-Linux: A stable, portable scientific research Linux distribution
Linux distro
::: cialunet

Looks like OCaml might get built-in `do` notation finally
linguaggi di programmazione
::: leonidasfromxiv

if you’re looking for a cross-platform note taking app for #ubuntu, Giganotes is worth a look! 📓 Featuring device sync, offline edit, powerful search & Android app, Giganotes is now available as a snap
applicazioni, programmi
::: cialunet

European consumer groups want regulators to act against Google tracking
Google
::: fabiochiusi

Amazon, ok alla licenza di operatore postale
ditte
::: AntonioNicita

Today members of Parliament from Canada, France, Latvia, Belgium, Singapore, Brazil, Argentina, Ireland and the United Kingdom signed a declaration on the ‘Principles of the Law Governing the Law Governing the Internet’
Web, Internet
::: DamianCollins

TIL: stderr is for diagnostic messages
programming, codice, snippet
::: WebReflection

Freedom for Users, Not for Software
economia, lavoro
::: geofft

Facebook is failing its Black employees and its Black users
Facebook
::: marksluckie

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A parte YouTube & Co, stupisce il silenzio del mondo startup su #SaveYourInternet: l’obbligo de facto di (costosi) filtri sui contenuti andrà a minare sul nascere qualsiasi nuova iniziativa imprenditoriale online basata su UGC
Web, Internet
::: madbob

Semiconductor industry veterans look into their crystal ball, and see memories moving to China, Intel building its last fab, and design—not process—innovation stepping up to save the U.S. semiconductor industry
economia, lavoro
::: TeklaPerry ::: Slashdot

Once again, I’m disappointed in the media for taking an article that I wrote, and rewriting the title to get better clicks
Marcel ha ragione; e sono colpevole anch’io (a volte, quando non si capisce)
media
::: marcelsalathe

ungap
Web, Internet | linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

50+ Data Structure and Algorithms Interview Questions for Programmers by @javinpaul (with solutions)
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersIoT

This is wonderful. thanks to the efforts of vlad-km, JSCL supports CLOS now! There are probably lots of bugs but it is still amazing. 😀
lisp(s)
::: davazp

YouTube To Make New Originals Available For Free, Ad-Supported Viewing
ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot

Scott Petrovic & the KDE sysadmin team have launched http://ask.krita.org —the Krita Question &Answers Site. http://ask.krita.org “is a place where it’s simple to find out if your question has been asked before, simple to ask a question, and simple to answer a question”
applicazioni, programmi
::: linuxjournal

my other z3 effort today was more successful. unless I screwed something up, it proves the soundness of the abstract transfer function for the bitwise and operator in LLVM’s ConstantRange class (used for integer range analysis)
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

Social media and microtargeting: Political data processing and the consequences for Germany
social media | politica | dati, raccolta
::: BigDataSoc

Why do headphones even need any software? They are goddamn headphones
hardware
::: mikko

I had no idea how many tech companies have created their own fonts! (Unique branding, better language coverage, and it may be cheaper than licensing an existing typeface.)
Web, Internet
::: _wilfredh

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Tutte le presentazioni del #LinuxDay di #Cagliari sono ora disponibili
Linux
::: gulchLUG

Oh we’re talking about open source maintainer mental health again. As someone who’s come pretty close to burning out on unpaid labor but is currently living off open software, here’s my take
open source
::: MarijnJH

Microsoft set to become most valuable company again after 16-year hiatus
ditte
::: RichRogersIoT ::: Slashdot ::: emenietti

Nike and Boeing Are Paying Sci-Fi Writers To Predict Their Futures
ditte
::: Slashdot

From Rust’s latest community survey. As consumer platforms become less programmable, perhaps we will increasingly see development primarily on Linux? (The year of Linux on the desktop is coming! 😂)
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

On older, more experienced developers, and the remarkable growth of the programming community
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

Amazon Unveils Elastic Inference, FSx for Windows File Server, Inferentia, Self-driving Racing League DeepRacer, SageMaker Ground Truth, and Outposts
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

CeBIT è morto #Cebit #Hannover #digitale
economia, lavoro
::: MauroV1968

Quickly sampling from two arrays (C++ edition)
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

Mean professor problem
über-lolloso, secondo me 😊
matematica
::: mathematicsprof

OpenRefine V3.1 Final Release release is available on GitHub
applicazioni, programmi
::: OpenRefine

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Harnessing Digital Tools to Revitalize European Democracy
Web, Internet | politica
::: fabiochiusi

Jack Ma, l’uomo più ricco della Cina, è iscritto al Partito comunista
protagonisti
::: Il Post

very excited to finally have QuantifiedConstraints in GHC so I have entirely new ways to break my brain
programmazione funzionale
::: lexi_lambda

Building a unikernel based on standard Linux, no init process, and link time optimisation
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

Microsoft’s Surface Roadmap Reportedly Includes Ambient Computing and a Modular All-in-One PC
ditte
::: Slashdot

Simple, Fast, Easy Parallelism in Shell Pipelines
tip, suggerimenti
::: UnixToolTip

Using open source projects has tangible benefits for both companies and their staff
open source
::: _wilfredh

Through monopolistic mergers the people are losing power to direct their own economic welfare. When they lose the power to direct their economic welfare they also lose the means to direct their political future
economia, lavoro
::: FrankPasquale

Silicon Valley’s Chinese Dream
economia, lavoro
::: FrankPasquale

Linux and Supercomputers: Our beloved #Linux is the undisputed king of #supercomputing. Of the top 500 supercomputers in the world, approximately zero of them don’t run Linux
Linux
::: linuxjournal

We’re happy to announce Dask v1.0.0
Python
::: dask_dev

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Plasma Mobile coming to a @necunoscom phone 📱 near you! Check out the new open device that’ll install KDE’s mobile environment
Ubuntu | dispositivi mobili
::: kdecommunity

No one can learn software engineering in two months, or six, or even a year
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersIoT

#AdventOfCode will have a new, free programming puzzle every day of December until Christmas! 🎄
programming, codice, snippet
::: ericwastl

To anyone intrigued but intimidated by the prospect of learning Haskell (or something like it): I wrote a thing tonight about why you shouldn’t be
programmazione funzionale
::: lexi_lambda

IPython 7.2 is out. See the announce on jupyter discourse
Python
::: Mbussonn

#scikit-learn is used by 48% of @Kaggle champions, #Tensorflow by 16%, Keras by 14% – 2018 Kaggle Survey
Python
::: kdnuggets

#DeutscheBank – perquisizione spiegato per #dummies: Sotto indagine del Bka 2 Manager per sospetto lavaggio di denaro di 311 mio Euro a favore di 900 clienti tramite offshore. Inchiesta nasce da Panama Papers: indagine giornale TEDESCO @SZ. ripeto: tedeschi hanno scoperto tutto
leggere tutto il thread
media
::: udogumpel

3 emerging tipping points in open source
open source
::: cialunet

WebAssembly doesn’t make unsafe languages safe (yet)
linguaggi di programmazione
::: nicolaiarocci

What’s the most popular Linux OS? This whitepaper examines six key reasons why the developer community turn to Ubuntu
Ubuntu
::: cialunet

Barcelona Ethical Digital Policy Toolkit is now online for every city to contribute to & reuse (it’s a free software platform!). A great first step for cities that want to build the digital city from the ground up by putting people’s digital rights first
etica | open source
::: francesca_bria

Imagine the reaction on Twitter if Darwin published the Origin of Species today. It was bad enough for him at the time, but imagine what it would be like now. If he had an employer, there’s a significant chance he’d be fired
thread
social media
::: paulg

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The Silk Road: A Story of Bitcoin, Drugs, and the Dark Web. “People should have the right to buy and sell whatever they wanted so long as they weren’t hurting anyone else”
Web, Internet
::: MyBlockExplorer

How to Connect Your Android Phone to Ubuntu Wirelessly
dispositivi mobili
::: dcavedon

Overhauling the Rust homepage, and a superb discussion of effective writing to sell your ideas amd enable your users
s/amd/and/ I suppose
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Full Circle Magazine #139
novità
::: fullcirclemag

A clean code base is not only faster to work with, it is more fun. And motivated developers tend to create better products faster, which in turn makes both customers and developers happier
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersIoT

Google Hangouts For Consumers Will Be Shutting Down Sometime In 2020
social media
::: Slashdot

The #Jupyter4edu book is real!
Python
::: richardhwest

Box yourself in on the Linux command line
applicazioni, programmi
::: cialunet

How the company behind TikTok became the world’s most valuable startup
social media
::: emenietti

Le notizie, analisi del giorno su cyber security, machine learning, app e matematica
novità
::: Andst7

RISC-V and Linux Foundations Partner to Promote Open Source CPU
open source
::: Slashdot

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Visto nel Web – 368

Nebbia fuori e dentro ma intanto ecco l’elenco di quanto ho wisto nel Web 😐

Mark Shuttleworth Reveals Ubuntu 18.04 Will Get a 10-Year Support Lifespan
Ubuntu
::: Slashdot

Amazon patent: “Characteristics, or “voice features,” like language accent, ethnic origin, emotion, gender, age, and background noise would be immediately extracted and tagged to the user’s data file to help deliver more targeted advertising”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

Apple’s Siri May Soon Process Voice Locally On a Device, No Cloud Required
hardware
::: Slashdot

“Many of the dangers pointed out years ago seem to have grown exponentially on Facebook.” An extensive analysis of Facebook activity days before the midterm election illustrates more deep problems with the platform
Facebook | politica
::: Medium ::: mediagazer ::: Techmeme ::: Slashdot ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: sheeraf ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: chrisinsilico ::: Slashdot ::: Slate ::: evgenymorozov ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: carolecadwalla ::: Slashdot ::: marklittlenews

Here are the slides of my talk ‘#FunctionalProgramming #Patterns with @Java 8’, rated #1 at #DevoxxBE 2018
linguaggi di programmazione
::: VictorRentea ::: stuartmarks

EFF, MuckRock Partner To See How Local Police Are Trading Your Car’s Location
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Oligarchs enjoy a “borderless world with a pick-and-mix of rights, loopholes and laws. Inhabitants can choose Maltese passports, English libel laws, American [financial] privacy, Panamanian shell companies, Jersey trusts, & Liechtenstein foundations”
economia, lavoro
::: FrankPasquale

Man Spoofs GPS To Fake Shop Visits For Profit, Gets Caught
umorismo
::: Slashdot

Whether we like or not, the behavior of big companies reflects the personal values of their leadership. Don’t go work for a company where the CEO has a long history of deeply unethical actions and statements
ditte | economia, lavoro
::: fchollet

Someone wrote a Brainfuck interpreter using C printf() format strings
linguaggi di programmazione
::: TheMichaelBurge

This map, included in a @EU_Commission ‘s report on higher education fees, shows the most common fees for higher education studies in the EU
scuola, educazione

Serious issues for Europeans in USA v WikiLeaks? Yes. US claims jurisdiction over a non-US publisher in Europe publishing from Europe. At the same time US says no 1st Amendment protections extend to Europe. US claims universal jurisdiction for liabilities — but not for rights
Web, Internet | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: wikileaks

Yes, and that also happens to be Facebook’s business model. Zuckerberg should have known better from the start: wasn’t he a psychology student at Harvard? Did it really take him 14 years to get the “reduce sensationalism” message?
protagonisti | Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

Breaking: Dark-web hosting service “Daniel’s Hosting” was hacked. All hosted sites are down
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: CheenaBlog

Apple Finally Signs A Big Deal With a Hollywood Movie Studio
media
::: Slashdot

GitHub’s Annual Report Reveals This Year’s Top Contributor: Microsoft
Web, Internet | programming, codice, snippet
::: Slashdot

Windows Isn’t a Service, It’s an Operating System
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

GitHub’s Four Most Popular Programming Languages Remain: JavaScript, Java, Python, and PHP
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

If you want to stay relevant as a software developer for the next ten years?
::: djryan

Ford’s CEO just said on NPR that the future of profitability for the company is all the data from its 100 million vehicles (and the people in them) they’ll be able to monetize. Capitalism & surveillance capitalism are becoming increasingly indistinguishable (and frightening)
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: KevinBankston

This US Firm Wants to Help Build China’s Surveillance State
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Info_Activism

9 obscure Python libraries for data science
solo se servono davvero
Python
::: cialunet

7 command-line tools for writers
Python
::: cialunet

In 2013 @Snowden revealed GCHQ had been secretly intercepting, processing and storing people’s communications data. Liberty’s campaigned to protect our data since the 60s and we’re not about to stop now
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: libertyhq

Molto interessante questo allegro manifesto per un incontro a Roma sul diritto d’autore. Bugiardo fin dal titolo: il diritto d’autore, come è noto anche ai bimbi dell’asilo, NON è un diritto di proprietà
copyright e brevetti | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: mante

GitLab’s Secret To Success? All Its 350 Employees Work Remotely
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

some notes explaining HTTP/3
Web, Internet
::: ErrataRob

Changes His Views on the Company’s ‘Unsettling’ User Data Mining Activities
Google | economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Three things IBM must do to keep Red Hat acquisition from sinking the Company
ditte | economia, lavoro | Linux
::: mariofusco

The future of Java and OpenJDK updates without Oracle support
linguaggi di programmazione
::: mariofusco

As for language, I typically suggest @gvanrossum’s Python. It’s simple, powerful, accessible, and learning it is a gateway to many real life and important projects
Python | programming, codice, snippet
::: Grady_Booch

Silicon Valley’s libertarianism and China’s authoritarianism are not the only paths. If Europe wants to sustain its welfare model, it may have no alternative but to develop a third way to deploy technology for the public good
Web, Internet
::: francesca_bria

This is objectively true. A solo developer can still write a functioning operating system, and there’s an existence proof for one of those toys becoming a non-toy in recent memory. You need +/- $100 million to write a web browser that can usefully interact with Youtube or Gmail.
sistemi operativi | programming, codice, snippet
::: patio11

cbitset – A simple bitset library in C
linguaggi di programmazione
::: oss_clang

Instagram said it built machine learning tools to help detect and remove fake popularity boosting
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi ::: Gianlucadfiore ::: Slashdot

Technology giants didn’t deserve public trust in the first place
economia, lavoro
::: MiroCollas

Tech investors resumed their selloff of the large-cap FAANG stocks, with the five tech giants all sustaining declines of 20% or more, enough to push them into bear-market territory
economia, lavoro
::: fabiochiusi

Give your students edit access to their course syllabus
open source | scuola, educazione
::: cialunet

Getting started with software-defined networking
Web, Internet
::: cialunet

Social media is allowing clinical trial subjects to find each other–and figure out who’s taking placebos. “It’s only a matter of time before Facebook jeopardizes the scientific integrity of a study”
social media | Facebook
::: EmilyAnthes

Da grandi… #archivi derivano grandi responsabilità. Le carte di #StanLee all’American Heritage Center
dati, raccolta
::: ArgiaSbolenfi

In letter to Zuckerberg, student protestors wrote: ‘Most importantly, the entire program eliminates much of the human interaction, teacher support, & discussion & debate with our peers that we need in order to improve our critical thinking… It’s severely damaged our education’
💥 applausi da me 💥
social media | scuola, educazione
::: BenPatrickWill

Interesting study of Twitter ‘echo-chambers’ in @mitsmr debunking a few myths. While ‘typical’ users post content less partisan than what they read – high profile users tend to post content more partisan than what they read. (Is that why they’re popular?)
Twitter
::: JamieJBartlett

YouTube vuole fregarci tutti sulla riforma europea del copyright
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: hronir

Nine Out of Every 10 Silicon Valley Jobs Pays Less Than In 1997, Report Finds
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Never connect to ProtonMail using Chrome – in fact stop using Google at all* if you are privacy concerned
se vera allucinante
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Google
::: binitamshah

PSA: Lisp is an embarrassingly concise language. If you’re writing a bunch of boilerplate in it, you need to read SICP & “Lisp: A Language for Stratified Design”
da indagare
lisp(s)
::: johanatan

Sergio Gridelli

Valve Quietly Discontinues Steam Link Hardware Production
games
::: Slashdot

10 Reasons to Fall in Love With Linux Mint
Linux
::: MakeUseOf

Mathematics for Computer Science
Princeton University
manuali, how to | matematica
::: CompSciFact

500,000 Duped Into Downloading Android Malware Posing As Driving Games On Google Play
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: slashdot

On representing game worlds in Rust using Entity-Component-System, modelling state, and avoiding self-borrowing
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

The spread of low-credibility content by social bots
social media | disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Tumblr Removed From Apple’s App Store Over Child Porn Issues
social media
::: Slashdot

Ford Eyes Use of Customers’ Personal Data To Boost Profits
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

What’s New in Bash Parameter Expansion
Linux
::: Gianlucadfiore

As investors have dumped shares of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google-parent Alphabet, $822 billion in value has been wiped off their combined market value since the end of August
economia, lavoro
::: fabiochiusi

Dr John E Kelly III showing off 10MB of storage from the 1960s
storia
::: klemonni3r

A great collection of tools and guides to help learn about malware analysis and how to reverse malware
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: manisha72617183

Another excellent post on the economics of Google and Amazon’s business models
economia, lavoro
::: evgenymorozov

An oddity from the new tokenize changes in CPython: ‘# -*- coding: ascii -*-‘ emits NEWLINE but ‘# -*- coding: ascii -*-\n’ does not
Python
::: asmeurer

#GNU #Guix has #reproducible builds and it’s now getting “reproducible source code downloads” thanks to @SWHeritage. Thanks to @zack and @olasd for providing guidance!
lisp(s)
::: GuixHpc ::: khinsen

Google’s Find My Device Tool Can Now Map Out Exactly Where You Left Your Phone Inside Some Buildings
G la sa lunga, sa tanto, tutto, troppo forse
Google | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Google News May Shut in Some Countries Over EU Plans To Charge Tax For Links
copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

Moving Android towards unpatched, mainline Linux kernels
dispositivi mobili | sistemi operativi
::: _wilfredh

Why Aren’t There C Conferences?
una luuunga lista di link intriganti
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnregehr

‘Relatively Few’ Twitter Bots Were Needed To Spread Misinformation and Overwhelm Fact Checkers, Study Finds
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | Twitter
::: Slashdot

How to use AFL and C-Reduce to find bugs in the Julia compiler
linguaggi di programmazione
::: maleadt

Was talking to someone about the tradeoffs of free wifi. Their view is that HTTPS is pretty good. Mine is that there are still many other points of vulnerability–I always bring my own wifi. Was curious where others stood on this!
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | dispositivi mobili
::: jeanqasaur

Looks really cool
High-level tracing language for Linux eBPF
programming, codice, snippet
::: Mapio

over at @EFF Cory Doctorow is arguing that compulsory licensing is a much better way to ensure that creators get paid than the #article13 #uploadfilters. That option is not on the table right now but worth coming back to once the directive has imploded
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: communia_eu

If you force people to work 12-hour days you won’t get any more productive work out of them than someone doing 8 hours. They’ll just read news websites for an extra four hours and take a lot of tea breaks
economia, lavoro
::: bitfield

Ahead of EU Vote, Google Unveils New Policy for Election Ads
Google | ad, pubblicità | politica
::: fabiochiusi

“(…) the Spanish law included an amendment which allows political parties to “use personal data obtained from web pages and other publicly accessible sources to carry out political activities” during election campaign periods”
politica | ad, pubblicità | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

In an Open Letter To EU’s Competition Commissioner, 14 European Shopping Comparison Services Say Google is Not Making the Search For Products Fairer
Google
::: Slashdot

You’re basically installing a microphone for the government to listen in to you in your home
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: theintercept

Unison: Programming the Global Supercomputer
programmazione funzionale
::: Hillelogram

YouTube is Testing Having Two Skippable Ads Back-To-Back
social media
::: Slashdot

Facebook verserà 100 milioni al fisco italiano per chiudere controversie su 2010-2016
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

High Score, Low Pay: Why the Gig Economy Loves Gamification
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

L’America chiede agli alleati (Italia compresa) di boicottare Huawei
politica | ditte
::: thek3nger

The #Java #Functional and #Reactive Weekly : 23rd of November with blogs and talks from @mariofusco @ploeh @BrianGoetz @VictorRentea @maciejwalkowiak @trayaniliev @erwindeg and more!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnmcclean_ie

The new Yahoo? Facebook should heed the lessons of internet history
Facebook
::: marcelsalathe ::: greghendershott

Una versione molto diversa (rispetto a quella del Guardian) della storia Assange-Ecuador-Russia
Web, Internet | protagonisti
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Real gem of a GitHub issue I ran across today: “npm, node and whole JS ecosystem are fatally flawed”
probabilmente troppo catastrofico
linguaggi di programmazione
::: wesmckinn

Google, Mozilla Working on Letting Web Apps Edit Files Despite Warning That it Could Be Abused
Web, Internet | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Another wreath-like image around the holidays
linguaggi di programmazione
::: AlgebraFact

it makes me feel old that this isn’t common knowledge anymore
hardware
::: johnregehr

New Linux Crypto-miner Steals Your Root Password and Disables Your Antivirus
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Sentirete parlare di video “deepfake”
Continuano a circolare esempi e storie che mostrano come la nuova frontiera delle notizie false saranno i video manipolati attraverso l’intelligenza artificiale
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: ilpost

Run Android applications on any Linux system
non provato, chissà…
sistemi operativi | applicazioni, programmi
::: oh3kqd

Rowhammer Attacks Can Now Bypass ECC Memory Protections
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Science and Technology links (November 24th 2018)
novità
::: lemire

Visto nel Web – 367

Tanti che ce l’hanno con Facebook, in buona parte a ragione, altri che invocano censure, intanto che i media “seri” non controllano; mi sono un po’ perso, ho raccolto senza classificare come si dovrebbe ma intanto ecco cosa ho wisto nel Web.

Se vi state interrogando sulla scomparsa notturna di una parte dei vostri #follower, la risposta è che #Twitter ha fatto pulizia di profili fake/inattivi/spazzatura. Mi pare un’ottima notizia per l’ecologia di questo posto
Twitter
::: pietroraffa

“Infimi sciacalli” e “puttane” sono termini usati qua e là nel mondo per delegittimare e rendere più vulnerabili agli attacchi gli operatori dei media. Ricordo che nel nostro paese ci sono quasi 200 giornaliste/i che ricevono minacce e che una ventina di loro è sotto scorta
media
::: RiccardoNoury

Were Russian Hackers Deterred From Interfering In America’s Election?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

When I said “WebAssembly is going to be massively important but in none of the ways people are currently predicting” this is the kind of thing I was talking about
linguaggi di programmazione | Web, Internet
::: mikeal

Credit Card Chips Have Failed to Halt Fraud (So Far)
frodi
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

Can Facebook Keep Large-Scale Misinformation From the Free World?
Facebook | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: Slashdot

Building a compiler for your own language
programming, codice, snippet
::: ftomasse

25 years ago today the first major web browser was released: Mosaic 1.0
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL ::: fulcorno

Deserialization Issues Also Affect Ruby — Not Just Java, PHP, and .NET
linguaggi di programmazione | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

The protocol that’s been called HTTP-over-QUIC for quite some time has now changed name and will officially become HTTP/3
Web, Internet
::: daw985

Hey parents, let Google Home figure out how often your kids are mischievous…& just trust we won’t share that data with with employers, schools, law enforcement, etc., and that it doesn’t get breached
Google
::: FrankPasquale

What Your Phone is Telling Wall Street
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Schrems says big tech used to ignore Europe’s privacy laws because the penalties were insignificant and enforcement was lax. But today, if a company refuses to comply with the new rules, it could cost 4% of global revenues—billions for some
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: 60Minutes

Tencent Has Access To China’s National Citizen Database
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

As a security… person, I highly, highly recommend against any software for spying. They are wildly insecure, poorly written hacks with similarly terrible backends storing highly confidential plaintext information. They absolutely are tools of abuse and not endearment
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: SwiftOnSecurity

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Says Follower Count is Meaningless
Twitter
::: Slashdot

A lot has been written about ethics in software development but I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything as direct as this
programming, codice, snippet
::: mfeathers

Our study concluded that there is strong evidence of automation being used in multiple WhatsApp groups and that there is a high degree of interconnection
social media | politica
::: fabiochiusi

Macron’s basic message is that technical neutrality enables monopolies, the spread of hate, and inequality; and that we shouldn’t be as distrustful of democratic regulation of internet governance in order to promote fundamental rights and values. #igf2018
Web, Internet | politica
::: nicsuzor ::: AccessAlerts ::: irenepoet ::: fabiochiusi ::: mediamorphis ::: fabiochiusi ::: rightsduff ::: evgenymorozov ::: mediamorphis ::: anriette ::: fabiochiusi ::: jeffjarvis ::: Slashdot ::: evgenymorozov ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: accessnow ::: RonDeibert ::: laquadrature

New: Phineas Fisher, the hacker who breached spyware contractor Hacking Team, has gotten away with it. Leaked court docs reveal Italian authorities have no good leads, and are dropping the investigation
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: lorenzofb

The Weakest Link in Cybersecurity Isn’t Human, It’s the Infrastructure
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jacopo_iacoboni

US Overtakes China in Top Supercomputer List
hardware
::: Slashdot

Pharo: A roadmap to solid evolution
linguaggi di programmazione
::: estebanlm ::: argumatronic ::: lexi_lambda

YouTube CEO Says EU’s Proposed Copyright Regulation Financially Impossible
copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

Apple Confirms Its T2 Security Chip Blocks Some Third-Party Repairs of New Macs
hardware
::: Slashdot

I’ve long wondered if the Unix commands on my Macbook are built from the same code that they were built from 20 or 30 years ago. The answer, it turns, out, is “kinda”! My latest post, on how the implementation of cat has changed over the years
storia
::: TwoBitHistory

One for the to-read list: Embracing the Laws of Physics: Three Reversible Models of Computation
programming, codice, snippet
::: sigfpe

The esoteric language BF was designed to be a language where you could write a very small compiler. Self-hosting BF is significantly harder though. If we designed languages to minimise total LOC for a project plus its compiler, what would end up with?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Facebook To Let French Regulators Investigate On Moderation Processes
Facebook | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni | censura
::: Slashdot ::: RaheemKassam

Pseudonyms to protect authors of controversial articles
media
::: Gianlucadfiore

It remains unclear whether Facebook has ever scrutinized how its partner companies handled personal data. A spokeswoman declined to provide any examples of the company’s doing so
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

Introducing the Web High Level Shading Language, allowing for next-generation graphics with the WebGPU API!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: webkit

WhatsApp awards $1 million for misinformation research
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi

Ciao Milano! – An #AWS Region is coming to Italy!
Web, Internet
::: Werner

The C committee, WG14, has now moved to construct the next real revision of the C standard: “C2x”
linguaggi di programmazione
::: b3h3m0th

A 100,000-Router Botnet Is Feeding On a 5-Year-Old UPnP Bug In Broadcom Chips
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Cyber crime is increasingly organized crime. And ”traditional” money laundering is a major part of a profitable cyber crime operation
frodi
::: lehtior2

Il ministero della Giustizia della Russia teorizza, in un documento ufficiale, che la sovranità di uno stato non può esser processata da un altro stato. Non negano neanche più gli hackeraggi e i leaks russi, negano che gli Usa abbiano diritto di perseguirli
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Unification (automatically solving equations between symbolic terms)
non ancora provato ma sembra molto interessante
Python
::: elibendersky

Europe Needs A Broad & Mandatory TDM Exception – open letter by a broad coalition of research and innovation organisations concerned about the future of cutting edge research in Europe
copyright e brevetti
::: communia_eu

Memory-level parallelism: Intel Skylake versus Apple A12/A12X
hardware
::: lemire

Sci-Hub is being blocked in Sweden after Elsevier won in court, ISP protests by blocking Elsevier website, too
open source
::: Sci_Hub

Apple iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9 and Xiaomi Mi 6 Smartphones Hacked At Pwn2Own Tokyo
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: slashdot

Comparing The Quality Of Debug Information Produced By Clang And Gcc
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

Revisiting the Unix philosophy, continuous testing, Franz, Gitbase, Python, Linux, and more
novità
::: cialunet

Today, EFF and over 70 other groups told Mark Zuckerberg: It’s time Facebook create standards that allow ALL users to appeal when it removes their content, and add transparency and accountability for ALL content removal decisions that the company makes
Facebook
::: EFF

The Implementation of Functional Programming Languages, ebook by Simon Peyton Jones
programmazione funzionale
::: FunctorFact

WannaCry is Still Dominating Ransomware
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Twitter is Struggling To Contain the Bitcoin Scam Outbreak
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Windows 10 October 2018 Update disponibile (nuovamente) per tutti
sistemi operativi
::: Genjuro75

The Web Design Museum is a fascinating set of screenshots of early websites
storia
::: _wilfredh

Amazon Is Getting More Than $2 Billion For NYC, Virginia Expansions
ditte
::: Slashdot ::: MartensJD ::: Slashdot ::: AnandWrites

this is the best post on build systems I’ve read in ages
programming, codice, snippet
::: arrdem

Seicentomila profili americani Facebook e Instagram seguivano profili creati e usati in Russia, ha rivelato oggi Facebook. Niente, non ce la fanno a fixare
Facebook
::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: MikeIsaac

Startup Lanetix Pays US $775,000 to Software Engineers Fired for Union Organizing
economia, lavoro
::: IEEESpectrum

Black boxes all the way down. #BlackBoxSociety
Google
::: FrankPasquale

Are we witnessing the start of a new phase in human history? @couldrynick sees the emergence of a new data colonialism, based on the appropriation of human life through data
dati, raccolta
::: hiig_berlin

Nasty Adobe Bug Deleted $250,000 Worth of Man’s Files, Lawsuit Claims
certo che fare un bask-up ogni tanto…
bug
::: Slashdot

We systematically analyzed #Meltdown, #Spectre and #Foreshadow and came across interesting new transient execution attacks:
bug
::: lavados

This number has 317 digits, all ones. It’s prime. 317 is also prime!
h/t @hronir
matematica
::: johncarlosbaez

Five ways academics can contribute to Wikipedia
Web, Internet | social media
::: Wikimedia

My self-published book, Lisp for the Web: Simplicity, Power and Consistency in the Age of the Web, just reached 3 000 readers on @leanpub For a #Lisp book
lisp(s)
::: AdamTornhill

Toronto at the forefront of a larger challenge: that of surveillance capitalism to smart cities for the public good
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

Politico has published compromise proposals on #Art11 and #Art13 that 🇦🇹 Council presidency wants to present to national governments. Full analysis to follow, but basically they stick to their position, #Uploadfilter or full liability. #SaveYourInternet
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: Senficon

Just announced #amazon #Corretto at #devoxx. It is our distribution of OpenJDK
linguaggi di programmazione
::: errcraft

Ma, @Corriere e @Connessioni, siete seri? C’è qualcosa che mi sfugge oppure non solo avete pubblicato questa roba ma l’avete pura giustificata premettendo che serve “per evitare di diventare vittime di una pratica illegale”?
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: nejrottif

Jeff Bezos is Wrong, Tech Workers Are Not Bullies
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Python will be the official programming language for education in France. That’s incredible! Hundreds of thousands or even millions of new users. #PyParis
Python
::: nnja ::: fulcorno

To be most effective today, write your emails like the BBC writes its news
OK, anche se tanti guardano solo l’immagine (obbligatoria) per un nientesimo di secondo
Web, Internet | social media
::: DanielMiessler

Modern Debugging: The Art of Finding a Needle in a Haystack
programming, codice, snippet
::: mtorchiano

Social media reflects the best & worst of humanity: our souls, intellects, cynicism, optimism, passions, & hatreds. Often, we share our sunnier moments, not darkness that tests us. I am trying to be kinder to others & cultivate empathy. We don’t know what burdens others may bear
social media
::: digiphile

Small sets of powerful corporations dominate more and more markets. How’d we get here? “The judiciary has been wholly inattentive to empirical economic reality, as opposed to cherry-picked pro-defendant theories” in antitrust. That’s a product of politics, not economic laws
economia, lavoro | politica
::: FrankPasquale

Another kernel written in Rust! Rust tooling/docs must be making operating system development more accessible, as there is an impressive number of these projects
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Why is Antivirus Software Still a Thing?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

The slides of my #Devoxx 2018 talk are available here
e c’è anche il video
programming, codice, snippet
::: mariofusco ::: mariofusco

“Privacy Not Included”: Mozilla’s guide to insecure, surveillant gadgets to avoid
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: doctorow

Russia’s meddling in U.S. elections is not a hoax. It’s the culmination of Moscow’s decades-long campaign to tear the west apart, and Americans are now using Russia’s playbook against one another
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: nytopinion

Vicenza in mano ai barbari, il wi-fi porta degrado
Web, Internet | politica
::: dcavedon

Facebook employed a Republican opposition-research firm to discredit activist protesters, in part by linking them to the liberal financier George Soros.. tapped business relationships, persuading a Jewish civil rights group to cast some criticism of the company as anti-Semitic
lungo thread di threads di una cosa ingarbugliata; il thread di threads si chiama clew? (gramisel a Turin)
Facebook | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: zeynep ::: maggieNYT ::: fabiochiusi ::: Slashdot

Mark Zuckerberg ‘Not Able’ To Attend International Disinformation Hearing
Facebook
::: Slashdot

Many Free Mobile VPN Apps Are Based In China Or Have Chinese Ownership
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Mozilla’s ‘Privacy Not Included’ Gift Report Highlights Security Concerns
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Introducing the $25 Raspberry Pi 3A+ — all the power and wireless connectivity of Raspberry Pi 3B+ in a smaller form factor
hardware
::: Raspberry_Pi

For those of you that can, block facebook.com access on your router if you don’t use facebook. Better to prevent access upstream then to mess with web browser blocking extensions on every machine
Facebook
::: 0xtosh

As the discussion on #article13 of the #copyright directive heats up again, here is a reminder that the most likely outcome is that the new rules will hurt user rights, limit free speech AND entrench already dominant platforms even more
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: communia_eu ::: gchampeau ::: gchampeau

Read our reflections from #DigitalCapitalism 2018, Berlin: Reclaiming the #digitalrevolution in the age of #BigTech
politica | economia, lavoro
::: ITforChange

Our working paper “Politics in the Facebook Era Evidence from the 2016 US Presidential Elections” is out.
Facebook
::: acrumin

Chinese Telecoms Giant ZTE is Helping Venezuela Build a System That Monitors Citizen Behavior Through a New Identification Card
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

The Internet Has a Huge C/C++ Problem and Developers Don’t Want to Deal With It
bug | linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

#otd in 1971 Intel unveiled the first single-chip CPU. 4 bits, 16 pins & 740KHz: #4004
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

Facebook encountered an unprecedented situation in 2016-2017. As I have said before, I was never told by Mark, Sheryl or any other executives not to investigate
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Facebook
::: alexstamos

Just posted: How The Wall Street Journal is preparing its journalists to detect deepfakes
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: jbenton

La proposta di direttiva #copyright #UE continua a fare nuovi favori ai grandi monopolisti, Google compresa
copyright e brevetti
::: WikimediaItalia

Plot your route with a GPS mapping application written in uLisp, the microcontroller version of #Lisp
lisp(s) | hardware
::: johnson_davies

La lettera di Patrick Gaspard, presidente di Open Society, a Facebook. Abbiamo anche un grosso problema di antisemitismo, assieme a tutto il resto
Facebook | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Today we joined @amsterdamNL & @barcelona_cat at @SmartCityexpo to launch the Cities Coalition for #DigitalRights. This is the first time that cities have come together to protect digital rights on a local & global level
dati, raccolta
::: NYC_CTO

How Google Photos Became a Perfect Jukebox for Our Memories
social media
::: Slashdot

So many questions here. Will Facebook’s new Supreme Court just be in the US? Or one for every country where they operate? Which norms and laws rule? Do execs get to overrule the decisions? Finally, why stop at user content? Why not independent oversight of the whole system?
Facebook
::: katecrawford ::: Gianlucadfiore

Typer: ML boosted with type theory and Scheme
linguaggi di programmazione
::: scottfleischman

This is so clever: generating examples for Haskell packages by mining how their reverse dependencies use them
programmazione funzionale
::: GabrielG439

Uber Joins Linux Foundation Cementing Commitment To Open Source Tools
Linux
::: Slashdot

This is a really interesting and important question that also implicates Amazon — as these internet “marketplaces” grow larger and larger, how can participants know whether disputes will be arbitrated fairly and consistently?
ditte
::: lydiadepillis

Justice Department Is Preparing To Prosecute WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot ::: trevortimm ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: markcurtis30

Dev Log #7: Hollowing Out the Python Interpreter
Python
::: oilshellblog

Having spent years toying with and advocating for them, I’m thrilled that Firefox 63 has support for Web Components! I wrote up an explainer about why they change the way we can build for the web
Web, Internet
::: potch

How old were you when you first started using Linux?
Linux
::: cialunet

In the first in a 3-part series on the state of Python dataviz tools, @JamesABednar explores the packages currently available & how they are linked. Stay tuned for Jim’s future posts on how the tools have evolved & where dataviz will go from here…
Python
::: anacondainc

Regulating Facebook will hurt America with regards to China. Not regulating Facebook will hurt America with regards to America. Yet, Washington will surely find a third option that will hurt everyone with regards to everything
Facebook
::: evgenymorozov

The odds of Facebook changing much, short of substantive legislation, is less than zero
Facebook
::: FrankPasquale ::: LMSacasas ::: WillOremus ::: jeanqasaur ::: nytimestech ::: accessnow ::: profgalloway ::: mattocko ::: thek3nger ::: evgenymorozov ::: evgenymorozov ::: Slashdot ::: FrankPasquale ::: fabiochiusi ::: fmanjoo

I’m using Overleaf, the free online collaborative LaTeX editor – it’s awesome and easy to use!
applicazioni, programmi
::: fulcorno

WebP is finally a thing
Web, Internet
::: Alexintosh

Computing before C and Unix: “In the early 1960s, there existed two principal scientific languages: FORTRAN and ALGOL 60. The former was already in wide use, the latter lacked such support but attracted attention by its systematic structure and its concise, formalized definition”
storia
::: unix_byte ::: Pascal for small machines

Most ATMs Can Be Hacked in Under 20 Minutes
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Amazon Has Everything it Needs To Make Massively Popular Algorithm-Driven Fiction
ditte
::: Slashdot

Linux 4.20 is Running Slower Than 4.19 On Intel CPUs
hardware | Linux | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Excellent multi-part report from @TheEconomist on how dominant firms are stifling competition. Includes a scathing critique of “the intellectual decay of the antitrust establishment”
economia, lavoro
::: linamkhan

Trump Signs Bill That Creates the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Google Cloud Executive Who Sought Pentagon Contract Steps Down
Google
::: Slashdot

Simple table size estimates and 128-bit numbers (Java Edition)
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

And finally, don’t stop with the follower count. If @jack now admits that visible follower metrics were a bad idea—that they’re incentivizing and detrimental—then it’s time to hide *all* metrics
social media
::: bengrosser

Disinformazione, propaganda e cattiva informazione: come difendersi dagli agenti del caos informativo
media | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: valigiablu

Ora sarebbe interessante controllare quanti, della lunga lista di siti web che hanno diffuso la bufala di Junker con due scarpe diverse, invece che cambiare silenziosamente il titolo, abbiano chiesto scusa ai propri lettori per aver scritto una balla
media | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: mante ::: Mantzarlis

Capitalism isn’t working right
economia, lavoro
::: business

Some say megafirms succeed because they have “innovated”
ditte
::: FrankPasquale

The Stream, mobile apps, and moving images: They all show a departure from a *books-internet* toward a *television-internet*.” — The Web We Have to Save
Web, Internet
::: wallingf

Dutch Government Report Says Microsoft Office Telemetry Collection Breaks EU GDPR Laws
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Visto nel Web – 366

Uh! domenica e come ogni domenica ecco cosa ho wisto nel Web 🤩

If you want to do that in one click, you can use the Open In Colab chrome extension
Jupyter notebooks in GitHub
Python
::: jakevdp

.@jriddell sums up his thoughts regarding the KDE – Red Hat situation
applicazioni, programmi
::: kdecommunity

Software Code is everywhere and essential to all of us somehow – the Software Heritage Foundation preserve‘s it, over 80 million projects are already in their archive
storia
::: mhochm

I’ve always avoided concurrent code if at all possible. All the mechanisms for handling it are just awful
programming, codice, snippet
::: tartley

after years of experiments on thousands of projects, a team of JavaScript developers at Facebook discovers that functions compose better than classes
linguaggi di programmazione
::: val_waeselynck

Questo TW thread è una vera chicca per chi ha smanettato sin dai tempi del CP/M
bug
::: cmnit

It’s not that Assange broke bad. It’s that he was never doing any of this on principle. He was driven by snickers & spite
Web, Internet | politica
::: FrankPasquale

Old School ‘Sniffing’ Attacks Can Still Reveal Your Browsing History
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

45 years ago today TCP/IP was born, when Vint Cerf & Bob Kahn submitted a paper describing a protocol for sending packets across networks
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

“A Rules-Based Order to Keep the Internet Open and Secure” — @MarietjeSchaake reminding us how urgent and important it is to find a (good) global normative consensus on cybersecurity and digital rights
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

Cosa potrebbe mai andare storto?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

Why Big Tech pays poor Kenyans to programme self-driving cars
economia
::: timmaughan

Russia’s Military Spies Are a Laughing Stock, But They’re Dangerous as Hell
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Dato bene comune
dati, raccolta
::: sdallagata

how to become a russian human bot
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Penalties were exacted in wildly arbitrary and unaccountable manners. And the courts failed to notify them, leaving them no chance to contest their treatment
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: FrankPasquale

“Platforms have good reasons to protect democracies from illegitimate attempts to influence voters. Those protections also have a cost.” Alum @natematias and his collaborators discuss the results of a study on how companies screen ads for political content
politica
::: medialab

Tablet Shipments Decline For 16th Straight Quarter
hardware
::: Slashdot

I’m making a statically typed, Hindley–Milner-style DSL for Common #Lisp that aims to be totally interoperable with CL. It’s called Coalton and it should allow incremental development & gradual inclusion. Today it showed its first breath of infantile life
lisp(s)
::: stylewarning

So true also for smart phones (that cost a fortune) used to play card games and send (modern versions of) sms
dispositivi mobili
::: Mapio

Revisiting the Unix philosophy in 2018
programming, codice, snippet
::: cialunet

Nativi digitali: analfabetismo che non ti aspetti
scuola, educazione
::: mante

It’s Not Your Imagination: Smartphone Battery Life Is Getting Worse
hardware | dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

LibreOffice 6.1.3 and 6.0.7 are now available! These updates improve the reliability and security of the leading free office suite
applicazioni, programmi
::: tdforg

Apple’s T2 Chip Prevents Users from Booting Linux
sistemi operativi
::: dcavedon

We’re at a 50/50 moment for the web. We’ve created something amazing together, but half the world is still not online, and our online rights and freedoms are at risk. The web has done so much for us, but now we need to stand up #ForTheWeb #WebSummit
Web, Internet
::: timberners_lee

Open a live, executable view of any @ProjectJupyter notebook from GitHub in one click with the Open In @GoogleColab Chrome extension
Python | Web, Internet
::: jakevdp

Measuring the memory-level parallelism of a system using a small C++ program?
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

Flaws in Self-Encrypting SSDs Let Attackers Bypass Disk Encryption
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

EFF Unveils VR Tool To Help People Spot Surveillance Devices In Their Communities
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

We all programmed with punched cards. Fear us
storia
::: securitybrew

Tencent Will Soon Require Chinese Users To Present IDs To Play Its Video Games
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

EU’s tech tax is going nowhere fast
economia
::: FT

Inside the misinformation arms race
trolls, disinformazione
::: marklittlenews

Factory of lies: Russia’s disinformation playbook exposed
trolls, disinformazione
::: jacopo_iacoboni

A study aid using Python and PyQt
Python
::: cialunet

Today is a good day to re-post this short piece about change and decision making
tip, suggerimenti
::: marcelsalathe

@LaStatale obbliga i suoi dipendendi a redigere il CV in formato Europeo
perfettamente in linea col mantra “la forma prima della sostanza”
economia
::: Mapio

Microsoft Adds More Features to Windows Subsystem for Linux
sistemi operativi
::: dcavedon

A simple formula produces strange and unpredictable forms. Here’s a recipe
linguaggi di programmazione
::: pickover

NLL (non-lexical lifetimes) now landing in Rust
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

geotargeting e emotional data mining
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Since #Java11 you can write single-source-file programs and throw them at the JVM without having to compile them first. And the crazy thing, you can add a shebang line and write scripts this way! 🤯
linguaggi di programmazione
::: nipafx

Three European Countries Block Tax On Tech Giants
economia
::: Slashdot

Mid stack inlining in Go. Interesting implementation details: the inliner is AST based, how to preserve existing stack reflection APIs, and how to show good tracebacks.
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Facebook’s GraphQL Gets Its Own Open-Source Foundation
Facebook | open source
::: Slashdot

12 Things That Destroy Developer Productivity
programming, codice, snippet
::: laura_nobilis

How to make Lisp go faster than C
lisp(s)
::: b3h3m0th

Five campaign strategists told Reuters they adjusted advertising tactics in recent weeks based on what the databases revealed about opponents’ spending on ads and which genders, age groups and states saw the messages
ad, pubblicità | dati, raccolta
::: fabiochiusi

Automate a web browser with Selenium
Web, Internet
::: cialunet

ASAP: fast, approximate graph pattern mining at scale
tools, componenti software
::: fulcorno

Many devs enter JS attracted by some popular framework and at same time avoid taking real effort to understand the language. Common outcome is frustration, “wat” and hate comments
linguaggi di programmazione
::: medikoo

Chinese President Vows To Boost Intellectual Property Protection
copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

People who use search engines for news are more likely to access more sources – and more politically balanced sources
Web, Internet
::: risj_oxford

our friends at @creativecommons take stock of the discussion on article 11 of the #copyright directive which would introduce a unnecessary new right for press publishers that would limit ability of online publications to use open licenses
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: communia_eu

L’evoluzione della divulgazione
non solo della divulgazione; discorso molto bello sui media (secondo me)
media
::: emenietti

Need to look. Something I really really love is the ACM History of Proframming Languages series
non ancora controllato
storia
::: stevesi

Did you know that Facebook profile photos were scraped & possibly inserted into facial recognition software used by the Russian gov’t? @hartzog & I discuss the underlying privacy concern
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Facebook
::: EvanSelinger

The fact that academics are on Twitter, sharing their research, debating and discussing, often across discipline, is one of essentials that makes Twitter valuable
Twitter
::: JulesPolonetsky

Chinese ‘Gait Recognition’ Tech IDs People By How They Walk; Police Have Started Using It on Streets of Beijing and Shanghai
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Well this is embarrassing for US Americans and Europeans. Most popular tweet times in Asia and Australia: before work, during lunch break, and after work. Most popular tweet times for US and Europe: All day during the work day except the lunch break
Twitter
::: ImHardcory

Police Decrypt 258,000 Messages After Breaking Pricey IronChat Crypto App
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Protests by workers are an important new avenue for pressure; the very people who make these companies work can change what they do in the world
economia
::: fabiochiusi

A Russian troll farm set an elaborate social media trap for the midterms — and no one bit
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

How to make Perl more classy
linguaggi di programmazione
::: cialunet

Optical illusions
Python
::: Optical illusions

US Cyber Command starts uploading foreign APT malware to VirusTotal
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: bquintero

Zuck is a menace to democracy. He must go. He believes he is above the law but also a coward. That much is clear
Facebook
::: profcarroll

A Third of Wikipedia Discussions Are Stuck in Forever Beefs
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee just released these nine principles for a new “Contract for the Web”
Web, Internet
::: MIT_CSAIL

Cord Cutting Accelerates as Pay TV Loses 1 Million Customers in Largest-Ever Quarterly Loss
media
::: Slashdot

Samsung announce Linux on DeX with Ubuntu
Ubuntu
::: cialunet

1996: “Smashing The Stack For Fun And Profit” was published in the hacker zine, Phrack . The article by Elias Levy (aka Aleph One) introduced many to stack buffer overflow vulns and exploitation
storia
::: todayininfosec

Vulnerability Could Make DJI Drones a Spy In the Sky
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

There’s a seedy underbelly of refactoring tools that work most of the time
discorso lungo; e non ho ancora deciso da che parte sono
tools, componenti software
::: _wilfredh

Strano ma vero. Se vengo bloccato per questo commento altre persone non dovrebbero minimamente esistere sui social (la lista è molto lunga). Pazienza, al momento ne prendo atto e continuo a lavorare
Facebook
::: DavidPuente

Cisco Removed Its Seventh Backdoor Account This Year, and That’s a Good Thing
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Google Pledges To Overhaul Its Sexual Harassment Policy After Global Protests
Google
::: Slashdot

Writing Network Drivers in Rust
linguaggi di programmazione
::: b3h3m0th

You need to draw a sample X from some distribution. It’s computationally expensive and takes time proportional to X. You write the code and start it. OK, boring, it’s too slow. So you stop it and optimise the code to run…
programming, codice, snippet
::: sigfpe

What happened to Suren Arakelov?
matematica
::: sigfpe

F-Secure researcher finds way to bypass ‘Verified Boot’
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: virusbtn

The latest release of @pythonvscode is out! Big highlight is the new @ProjectJupyter support!
Python
::: brettsky

Looking for an editor to work with data interactively? Check out the latest Python extension for @code that brings the power of Jupyter Notebooks into VS Code!
Python | applicazioni, programmi
::: davorabbit

#Python tip: If your data is in a dictionary, perhaps from a JSON file, then str.format_map() is your new best friend
Python
::: raymondh

Import your files from closed or obsolete applications
An interview with Italo Vignoli of the Document Liberation Project
open source
::: cialunet

7 reasons I love open source
open source
::: cialunet

The White House, in short, used a questionable video from a conspiracy Web site to justify banning a member of the press
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: matteoplatone

Why There Will Never Be Another RedHat: The Economics Of Open Source
open source | economia
::: nicolaiarocci

Vine’s Successor Byte Launches Next Spring
applicazioni, programmi
::: Slashdot

The First Detailed Look at How Elon Musk’s Space Internet Could Work
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Announcing a Handbook for DH and Manuscript Studies
media
::: DigiOrientalist

The New York Times Digitizes Millions of Photos Going Back To 19th Century
media
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

Great thread on programming and agile methods. Pair programming is the key
programming, codice, snippet
::: wallingf

There Are Way Too Many Streaming Services
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Still amazed that the giant legacy gatekeepers have convinced many artists that Article 13 will be good for them. It won’t. It will give those gatekeepers more power and wipe out alternatives for artists who want to go direct to fans
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: mmasnick

You can find the slides from my #oopsla18 talk on finding broken JS promises
linguaggi di programmazione
::: saba_a

I’m pleased to announce xarray v0.11
Python
::: shoyer

Amazon Is Kicking All Unauthorized Apple Refurbishers Off the Site
economia
::: Slashdot

Lo smart working in Italia non cresce perché manca la cultura manageriale
economia
::: dcavedon

China Violated Obama-Era Cybertheft Pact, U.S. Official Says
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Attackers can use pilot contamination to reduce the total transmission rate of a massive MIMO system by more than 50 percent
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: IEEESpectrum

The latest Read Eval Print Love discusses rules engines!
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

There are technologies that are arcane, time consuming to learn, but extremely helpful to know
le prime risposte promettono bene
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

Researchers Defeat Perceptual Ad Blockers, Declare ‘New Arms Race’
ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot

The DEA and ICE Are Hiding Surveillance Cameras In Streetlights
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

We’re calling on all web site owners to implement HTTPS by default, and we’re providing the tools to do it
Web, Internet
::: EFF

Mac Mini Teardown Reveals User-Upgradable RAM, But Soldered Down CPU and Storage
hardware
::: Slashdot

(Still the old Microsoft we all know) Microsoft is Supporting Patent Trolls, Still. New Leadership at USPTO Gives Room for Concern
ditte
::: dcavedon

How open source in education creates new developers
open source
::: dcavedon

Goodby Oracle?
Web, Internet
::: Mapio

Hedy Lamarr, born 104 years ago today, helped invent the tech behind the wireless internet
storia | protagonisti
::: MeredithFrost

Edward Snowden: Israeli spyware was used to track and eventually kill Jamal Khashoggi
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

A talk I gave at the office recently about my personal history with Unix
storia | sistemi operativi | protagonisti
::: rob_pike

Quelli del #Giornale, aka “la macchina del fango” berlusconiana, fanno di tutto per proporsi come paladini contro le #FakeNews, paladini della verità
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: mazzettam

Amazon’s Oracle data warehouse was one of the largest (if not THE largest) in the world. RIP. We have moved on to newer, faster, more reliable, more agile, more versatile technology at more lower cost and higher scale. #AWS Redshift FTW!
Web, Internet
::: Werner

Science and Technology links (November 10th, 2018)
novità
::: lemire

The Free Software Foundation Releases New Comments About Licenses
open source | copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

Visto nel Web – 365

Intanto che piove ecco cosa ho wisto nel Web 💥

Pete Rumney

Twelve Malicious Python Libraries Found and Removed From PyPI
Python | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

New SystemD Vulnerability Discovered
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

BitMagic has some really cool algorithms. If you are a C++ hacker and need a good indexing library… look it up
linguaggi di programmazione
::: lemire

Clasp — Bringing Common Lisp and C++ Together
Just saw an impressive talk about this
linguaggi di programmazione | lisp(s)
::: slava_pestov

Richard Stallman Calls Open Source Movement ‘Amoral’, Criticizes Apple And Microsoft For ‘Censoring’ App Installation
open source
::: Slashdot

Twitter told a user that pipe bomb suspect did not violate its rules when she reported his threats weeks ago; Twitter now says it made a mistake, apologises
Twitter
::: Techmeme

Why Silicon Valley investors just can’t quit Saudi money
economia
::: emenietti

Nobody’s Cellphone Is Really That Secure, Bruce Schneier Reminds
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Linus Torvalds and Greg K-H Talk About Linux Community, Dealing with Hardware Bugs, Chromebooks Gaining Traction, Microsoft, Companies Gleaning Data and More
protagonisti | Linux
::: Slashdot

What I learned from porting my projects to FreeBSD
programming, codice, snippet
::: b3h3m0th

Science and Technology links (October 28th, 2018)
novità
::: lemire

“Italy Steps Up To Defend EU Internet Users Against Copyright Filters – Who Will Be Next?” “The latest news from Brussels: Italy is not happy with Article 13 or Article 11, and wants them gone”
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: demartin

Thank you to the Amazon workers who are willing to resist their employer’s efforts to provide the government instruments of mass surveillance and anti-immigrant persecution
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: ACLU

R E G U L A T E B I G T E C H 💁🏻
social media | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: histoftech

New Zealand Chooses Google Chromebooks Over Microsoft Windows 10 For Education
scuola, educazione | sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

Excellent overview of what WebAssembly enables today, and the features it will enable in future
Web, Internet
::: _wilfredh

Information Flow Tracking for Linux Handling Concurrent System Calls and Shared Memory
programming, codice, snippet | Linux
::: b3h3m0th

Want to help your friends stay secure online? Here’s guidance on how to share what you’ve learned
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: EFF

The Shutting Down of FilmStruck and the False Promise of Streaming Classics
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Piccolo capolavoro (che la nuova norma europea sul copyright renderebbe impossibile)
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: mante

In surrendering their residents’ data to the profitability imperatives of data extractivism, cities are playing a dangerous game
dati, raccolta
::: evgenymorozov

IBM has bought Red Hat in an attempt to recreate its success in the 90s; it’s not clear, though, that the company or the market is the same
ditte
::: stratechery ::: fabiochiusi ::: mariofusco ::: isotopp ::: dcavedon ::: LinuxFansclub ::: cialunet ::: CMorganRedHat ::: redmonk ::: mariofusco

UK Announces Digital Services Tax on Tech Giants
economia
::: Slashdot

summary of the new report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), (in-house scientific service of the European Commission) about finding the appropriate legal framework for platform labor in Member States
Web, Internet
::: AntonioCasilli

a nice technique for reducing code size: “Software Multiplexing: Share Your Libraries and Statically Link Them Too”
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

It’s not a barrage of posts, but rather a sophisticated bait and switch that brought “false flag” theories about the mail bomber to the mainstream last week
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: KamideG

How I built a programming language
programming, codice, snippet
::: b3h3m0th

A Practical Theory of Programming
programming, codice, snippet
::: b3h3m0th

[We must] build applications in a way they can be effectively managed. We are moving to an environment when we have to debug in production, which requires observability
programming, codice, snippet
::: newrelic

Signal is testing out a new feature that encrypts message metadata. Once it’s widely deployed, their server will facilitate delivering messages but without having access to who is sending them
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: micahflee ::: manisha72617183

The Conspiratorial Hate We See Online Is Increasingly Appearing In Real Life
odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: fabiochiusi

The Linux Kernel Is Now VLA-Free: A Win For Security, Less Overhead and Better For Clang
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

It’s not very widely known, but you *can* use web URLs in any Windows “File Open” dialog *and* in any “File Save” dialog
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: mikkotweets2013

A wonderful talk on a Common Lisp implementation (CCL), language community dynamics, and how things evolve
OK, confesso di non averlo ancora letto, ma prossimamente… forse…
lisp(s)
::: _wilfredh

A Look at the Design of #Lua
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Gianlucadfiore

Web Performance 101: how to optimize your JS, CSS, HTTP stuff, images, and fonts
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Gianlucadfiore

From: Satoshi Nakamoto
storia
::: mikko

Working with data streams on the Linux command line
programming, codice, snippet
::: cialunet

A discussion of IBM’s revenue also shows the remarkable trajectory of Microsoft. MS may not have a foothold in mobile, and Windows is at saturation, but they’re still growing
ditte | economia
::: _wilfredh

Qualcomm Says Apple Is $7 Billion Behind In Royalty Payments
ditte | economia
::: Slashdot

Finalmente > L’Antitrust smantella l’abuso di Siae e spalanca la porta a Soundreef che chiede i danni
copyright e brevetti
::: _arianna ::: la Repubblica

Everything you need to know about the cloud, in one place, for free
Web, Internet
::: cialunet

As promised, here’s my writeup on my learning so far with #rustlang
linguaggi di programmazione
::: pauldix

Aiutatemi a diffondere questo bel lavoro di squadra targato @UNESCO #FightFakeNews #FactsMatter
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: annamasera

New security flaw impacts most Linux and BSD distros
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: thelazza

a few years ago I wrote a blog post “Teaching C” and I re-read it today since it was getting hits from Reddit
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnregehr

Samsung Open-Source Group Reportedly Shuts Down
open source
::: Slashdot

Why Jupyter is Data Scientists’ Computational Notebook of Choice
programming, codice, snippet
::: Slashdot

Reporters tried to buy fake Facebook ads on behalf of all 100 US senators and Facebook approved all of them, following other high profile fake ad approvals
Facebook | disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: Techmeme ::: vicenews

People Are Keeping Their Phones Longer Because There’s Not Much Reason To Upgrade, Study Finds
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Apple e la sua scia
ditte
::: mante

Fedora 29 Released
Linux distro
::: Slashdot ::: cialunet

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Released
Linux distro
::: Slashdot

Pentagon Wants To Predict Anti-Trump Protests Using Social Media Surveillance
social media | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

How a Helium Leak Disabled Every iPhone In a Medical Facility
bug
::: Slashdot

Linux Mint 19.1 Will Feature a ‘Modern’ Desktop Layout
Linux distro
::: dcavedon

Oy. Last week, bots were driving 60% of the Twitter conversation about the caravan
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | web-bot
::: nxthompson

What a Coding Dojo taught me about agile
programming, codice, snippet
::: cialunet

Today’s super-easy #python student question
Python
::: raymondh

Some EU States Oppose Tougher Control On Surveillance Technology Exports Outside EU
economia
::: Info_Activism

Announcing ridiculously fast path finding library for graphs
linguaggi di programmazione
::: anvaka

Interesting comparison of a real ~300 line code base ported from Python to Go, Haskell and OCaml. Go wins in terms of RoI
linguaggi di programmazione
::: jonharrop

Nel segno della continuità e senza colore politico: @teamdigitaleIT prosegue il lavoro sotto la guida del mio successore e nuovo Commissario Straordinario nominato da @Palazzo_Chigi. Luca #Attias viene dalla PA e l’ho fortemente apprezzato in questi 2 anni
politica
::: diegopia ::: fabiochiusi

Assuming this all works out, the image in this tweet is also a valid ZIP archive, containing a multipart RAR archive, containing the complete works of Shakespeare. This technique also survives twitter’s thumbnailer 😛
programming, codice, snippet
::: David3141593

The most recent example of the crazy right wing argument that Silicon Valley is a leftist plot comes to us from the Netherlands. These firms are as leftist as these right-wingers are moderate
ditte | politica | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: evgenymorozov

I created a bot that talks to recruiters for me (and it’s sooo good!)
social media
::: ThePracticalDev

Sometimes I forget that we have a service written in Common Lisp serving production workloads. It doesn’t fail and doesn’t need any updates, basically ever 🤔
lisp(s)
::: tazjin

Writing a tracing macro in Elixir – Lovely non-trivial example of where macros shine!
programmazione funzionale
::: _wilfredh

Il caso Gab e i nuovi gendarmi della Rete
Web, Internet
::: mante

Activity that attempts to manipulate or disrupt Twitter’s service is not allowed. We remove this when we see it. You can now specify what type of spam you’re seeing when you report, including fake accounts
Twitter
::: TwitterSafety

Why don’t all programming languages come with a live programming IDE like Smalltalk?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: jonharrop

Check out the new Plasma CLI tool we open sourced to rapidly build and debug Plasma apps. …just a teaser for all the stuff we are launching at Devcon4.
programming, codice, snippet
::: loomnetwork

Remembering Professor John McCarthy – Father of #AI, inventor of #LISP, the concepts of garbage collection & time sharing. #JohnMcCarthy, a giant in the field of Computer Science, continues to inspire!
protagonisti | lisp(s)
::: GNUcgraph

Look at that! @projectjupyter featured in @nature! What a great day for #opensource and #openscience!
Python
::: alexdesiqueira

Tech skills missing in today’s high school students interested in programming
scuola, educazione
::: _wilfredh

All 71 of the acquisitions that have made Facebook what it is today “were illegal,” @superwuster asserts. Facebook “dried up innovation, resulted in higher prices, and was used as a tool to influence the 2016 election.”
Facebook
::: netopiaforum

started working on a tiny website using tailwind and it’s really fun so far! it’s nice to be able to style my site while writing literally 0 CSS
Web, Internet
::: b0rk

Learn the Ethereum language Vyper from within your browser!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: EthereumNetw

So… Windows 7 is the new Windows XP?
sistemi operativi
::: arstechnica

Last weekend we discussed copyright reform at @mozillafestival. In this blogpost we share the conversation we’ve had on creating a healthy internet. #fixcopyright
copyright e brevetti
::: communia_eu

Pleased to show off new analytical tool, our “Junk News Aggregator” See what extremist, sensationalist, conspiratorial and other junk news content is circulating — in realtime — on Facebook
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni | Facebook
::: pnhoward

A simple #lisp function to enable you to perform calculations with fractions, or rational numbers, in uLisp
com’è facile! ma devi fare le prove con carta e matita (e cervello); ed è completamente diverso da come si fa di solito
:lisp
::: johnson_davies

La stupida guerra tra libro cartaceo e ebook
tecnologia
::: real_fabristol

Google Won’t Let You Sign In If You Disabled JavaScript In Your Browser
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Tim Berners-Lee Says Tech Giants May Have To Be Split Up
ditte | Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Good luck to Google employees on their walkout. We hope your demands are met! And we hope other tech workers take inspiration from your efforts
economia
::: NYCDSATechWG ::: mer__edith ::: CBSNews

17 countries proposed or approved “fake news” laws that would ultimately restrict freedom of expression and criminalize dissent, the watchdog said
censura
::: fabiochiusi

The rise of digital authoritarianism poses a dire threat to global internet freedom—and to the survival of democracy itself
censura
::: freedomhouse

The rise of Facebook shows, we don’t really understand privacy or what it means to preserve it, and don’t have an ability to understand the consequences of violating it, either
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: manisha72617183

The first software patent was issued 50 years ago for a method of “extracting and rearranging data…from one or more carriers”
storia | copyright e brevetti
::: MIT_CSAIL

The Unix operating system emerged with the publication of its first programmer’s manual, 46 years ago this week. From the archives, dive into the origins of what is arguably the most important operating system in the world
storia
::: IEEESpectrum

US Accuses China, Taiwan Firms With Stealing Secrets From Chip Giant Micron
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Ada Lovelace:“It does not appear to me that cerebral matter need be more unmanageable to mathematicians than sidereal & planetary matter & movements; if they would but inspect it from the right point of view. I hope to bequeath to the generations a Calculus of the Nervous System”
il noto paper di Menabrea nella traduzione inglese di Ada
sul sito di John Walker, Fourmilab è una marea di meraviglie, non solo su Lovelace e Babbage 🤩
protagonisti
::: smithmegan ::: Fourmilab

Now back to our regular programming…
JavaScript 💥 non funziona con Firefox 😡
programming, codice, snippet
::: thespite

An uncomfortable truth worth repeating again and again: Mark Zuckerberg is the accountable-to-no-one god-king of Facebook. No one can change the company but him. He elected himself dictator for life of the most powerful media organization in history
Facebook
::: mims

Apple Launches Program To Repair Old Devices Like the iPhone 4S
hardware
::: Slashdot

Patent Troll Values Its Entire Portfolio At $2, Goes Bankrupt
copyright e brevetti | frodi
::: Slashdot

the rotten Web, followed by the rotten Bluetooth LE beacon, followed by the rotten QR Code, followed by …
Web, Internet
::: WebReflection

Tech titans become ‘ministries of truth’, acting as arbiters of what billions of people around the world see—and what they do not. This is no idle worry
ditte
::: Clara_Durodie

Bleedingbit Zero-Day Chip Flaws May Expose Majority of Enterprises To Remote Code Execution Attacks
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

A short post about giving Racket threads unique names for things like logger output
language Racket
::: greghendershott

When Google announces, “You must enable JS to log in, because security!” in a blog post on Halloween instead of on April 1
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: greghendershott

The only reason I dodge mass harassment is because twitter hits SW accounts with a shadowban that stops us showing up in searches for words/hashtags. Literally the only thing twitter have done to keep me safe online was a complete accident on their part, and meant as punitive
Twitter
::: CookieCyboid

A thread on location-based hardware spam
frodi
::: Loh

Haskell vs. Go vs. OCaml
linguaggi di programmazione
::: donut2d

November is here, and that means a massive shift is coming. And by “massive” I am of course referring to the redefinition of the kilogram unit of mass that the world has been building up to for more than 100 years
innovazioni, futuro
::: MaxFagin

Iran Allegedly Hit By Computer Virus More Violent Than Stuxnet
frodi
::: Slashdot

Mid-terms coming up. Where do Americans get news, and what do they think of it? According to @risj_oxford research, 49% of those who identify as on the left politically say they trust most news most of the time-only 17% on the right say the same
media | politica
::: rasmus_kleis

Hackers Claim They Possess Details of 120 Million Facebook Accounts, Publish Private Messages From 81,000 of Them
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Facebook
::: Slashdot

30 years ago today CS student Robert Morris launched the first Internet worm, which infected roughly 10% of the world’s Internet-enabled computers
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

Intel CPUs Impacted by New PortSmash Side-Channel Vulnerability
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Red Hat is Planning To Deprecate KDE on RHEL By 2024
Linux distro
::: Slashdot

Facebook Allowed Advertisers To Target Users Interested in ‘White Genocide’
odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: Slashdot

Chinese Video Sensation TikTok Surpassed Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube in Downloads Last Month
social media
::: Slashdot

1 In 4 Statisticians Say They Were Asked To Commit Scientific Fraud
frodi
::: Slashdot

Go 1.11.2 and 1.10.5 are released
linguaggi di programmazione
::: golang

Learning When Values are Changed by Implicit Integer Casts” (in C and C++)
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

What Does It Take to Keep a Classic Mainframe Alive?
storia
::: IEEESpectrum

(Privacy?? What????) Google Chrome’s Users Take a Back Seat to Its Bottom Line
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: dcavedon

Google invests $22 million in the OS powering Nokia feature phones
sistemi operativi
::: dcavedon

Twitter is awful ‘sorry’ for the ‘mistake’ of posting ‘Kill All Jews’ as a trending topic. Stuff happens!
odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: BoingBoing

So, thanks to @vicenews , @businessinsider and now @theintercept we know that, even after two years of debates and promises, Facebook 1) does not properly check ads buyers’ identities 2) still allows ads targeting categories like “white genocide”
Facebook | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi

Twitter “deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday’s U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats, after the party flagged the misleading tweets”
frodi | Twitter
::: fabiochiusi

We focus too much on data extractivism by tech platforms – and not nearly enough by hedge funds and others in the finance industry. Good piece in WSJ: “Your Smartphone’s Location Data Is Worth Big Money to Wall Street”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | dispositivi mobili
::: evgenymorozov

Il risultato trimestrale dichiarato giorni fa dal ⁦@nytimes⁩ fa prevedere ricavi per 600 milioni di dollari solo digitali a fine 2018. In sostanza, viene raggiunta con largo anticipo la metà dell’obiettivo indicato tre anni dall’editore
media | Web, Internet
::: Claudiogiua

Science and Technology links (November 3rd, 2018)
novità
::: lemire

Visto nel Web – 364

Lista lunga, devo valutare, avrei dovuto essere più rigoroso per quello che ho wisto nel Web 🧐

Released #otd in 2003: Ubuntu, the open-source Linux distribution used by Netflix, Snapchat, Tesla & the International Space Station
& me too! 😉
Ubuntu
::: MIT_CSAIL

L’utilità che si trae dalla matematica
matematica
::: xmau

33 Concepts Every JavaScript Developer Should Know. Alternate title: Here’s some links to JavaScript concepts grouped together by type. This might be a handy reference for people who write JavaScript sometimes and a place to look for things to bone up on
linguaggi di programmazione
::: css

#TrollTracker: Favorite Russian Troll Farm Sources
troll, loll &co
::: EliotHiggins

Oh my god what are you doing HT
toninelli?
Facebook
::: wesmckinn

Python 3.6.7 and 3.7.1 released!
leggere il thread, infoes
Python
::: gvanrossum

Popular Mechanics Defends Elon Musk — While He Tweets About Fortnite
protagonisti
::: Slashdot

“Coupling from the Past”, a nice random sampling technique that I found easier to understand by implementing it in Haskell
programmazione funzionale
::: sigfpe

With companies more concerned than ever about how to protect their data, it’s a good time to be promoting privacy and ethics
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | dati, raccolta
::: AkitaSoftware

What does it take to intercept a terahertz wave? Not much
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: IEEESpectrum

Ecco uno dei dark ads spediti ai britannici per fomentare la Brexit. Vorremmo sapere chi lo pagò, ma Facebook non lo dice
Facebook
::: jacopo_iacoboni

A synopsis of Dan Weinreb’s undergrad thesis: A Real-Time Display-oriented Editor for the LISP Machine
storia | lisp(s)
::: RainerJoswig

We’re cracking down on harassment
Twitter
::: SomeoneRANRAN

Adventures in physical “security”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: mmattice

A crystal clear example of how IRA information operations worked within both the pro and anti-#blacklivesmatter Twitter communities, impersonating both far right trolls and common, decent people
troll, loll &co
::: fabiochiusi

‘Geek Girl’ gamers are more likely to study science and technology degrees
games
::: RadioProzac

Why Sir Nick Clegg is taking a global position at Facebook
“it is surprising that Facebook plumped for a senior European, as opposed to an American or Chinese politician. It indicates that European regulators, especially through GDPR, have made themselves a nuisance to Big Tech”
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

Congrats to the @SubstratumNet team, very impressive!
censura
::: Alexintosh

How to take a screenshot in the 80s. How things have changed! That process is hilariously complex compared with today’s screenshot facilities.
sì, fatto anche quello 😜
storia
::: _wilfredh

Latest Windows 10 Update Has Yet Another File-Managing Issue
bug | sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

DIVE, an online visualisation and statistical tool. Like Tableau, but open-source. Drag and drop your data, and pout
Web, Internet | applicazioni, programmi
::: remykarem

Important thread on how disinformation (around elections) is increasingly shared in closed WhatsApp groups, not only on ‘social’ media
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Facebook | politica
::: MarietjeSchaake

June 29, 1975, has gone down in computing history as the day on which Steve Wozniak first showed Steve Jobs a working prototype of the Apple 1. But Wozniak says he made that day up
Woz mi è simpatico (assay) a differenza dell’altro co-fondatore di cui non mi viene il nome; peraltro non lo metto tra i miti come Turing, McCarthy, Wirth e tanti altri che la dimensione del post non mi consente di elencare
storia | protagonisti
::: IEEESpectrum

Yes, please let our fight against disinformation be *evidence-based*, not moral panic or prejudice-based
Web, Internet | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi

lol remember all those years when Googs disavowed any responsibility for the information they served and how they served and curated it? First the excuse was they were “just a platform.” Next they blamed “algorithms” which they argued were a) unbiased and b) proprietary
Google | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: histoftech

Nel mondo si parla sempre più italiano grazie ad Internet
la riporto ma non so quanto vera; io ho un criterio per valutare le lingue: come le traduce Google Traduttore
Web, Internet
::: TittiGiorgi

Find your passion? Maybe you should find the hard work you’re willing to do
scuola, educazione
::: wallingf

Windows 10 Will Banish Spectre Slowdowns With Google’s Retpoline Patch
sistemi operativi | bug
::: Slashdot

Just watched a @ComputerHistory video where Bjarne Stroustrup mentioned that it’s really important to look at computing history and not only what’s trending now. It’s something I agree with too
storia
::: adhirram

2016 L’annus horribilis
Twitter | troll, loll &co | politica
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Dominique Cardon : « Ce ne sont pas les réseaux sociaux qui ont créé des bulles informationnelles »
social media | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: SaraBentivegna

Keras implementation of DeepLabV3+ for image segmentation
linguaggi di programmazione
::: fchollet

1. i have no idea what hes talking about
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | Facebook | politica
::: MikeIsaac

MPlayer, VLC Media Player Hit By Critical Vulnerability
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

ethics are critical. you know what else is? law. particularly human rights law, which can provide guidance for many of the questions @karaswisher addresses here. companies need human rights officers!
etica | ditte
::: davidakaye

termwm: A floating WM of terminals inside your terminal
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Gianlucadfiore

6 JavaScript books you should know
linguaggi di programmazione
::: cialunet

What’s up in #Java?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: pgssoftware

Our joint report w/ @edri & @LibertiesEU explains why the @EU_Commission’s current approach to #disinformation and propaganda is problematic and lays out a better way forward that puts #humanrights at the center
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: accessnow

Very informative thread on political microtargeting
dati, raccolta | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

Big archival news
Python
::: hugovk

Marco Bruno

Here is a copy of the presentation I gave at last week’s DECODE Symposium in Barcelona on digital capitalism, on the subject of ‘Big Tech & Global Finance’
economia
::: StubbornFacts

How big is the Internet?
Web, Internet
::: fabiochiusi

Linus Torvalds is Back in Charge of Linux
Linux
::: Slashdot

Draco models visualization guidelines as logical constraints, enabling automatic recommendation and critique of chart designs, and providing an extensible knowledge base for future research
Web, Internet
::: jeffrey_heer

China Requires Blockchain-Based Information Service Providers To Register Users Using Real Names, Censor Postings and Store User Data
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | censura
::: Slashdot

A whopping 44% of Facebook users between 18-29 say they’ve deleted the app from their phone in the last year, a recent survey found
i giovani ‘mericani; da noi non ancora, anzi con qualcuno riesco a comunicare solo messaggiano lì
Facebook
::: CNBC

Microsoft’s Problem Isn’t How Often it Updates Windows — It’s How It Develops It
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

Defining Local Bindings in Turnstile Languages
language Racket
::: Programming Research Laboratory

Now Apps Can Track You Even After You Uninstall Them
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

AWS CEO Andy Jassy Follows Apple In Calling For Retraction of Chinese Spy Chip Story
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: Slashdot ::: KimZetter ::: fabiochiusi ::: slashdot

Mathematical Logic in Computer Science: Assaf Kfoury “retraces major events and milestones in the mutual influences between mathematical logic and computer science since the 1950s
storia | matematica
::: lambda_calculus

My favorite Paul Allen story
protagonisti
::: ByMikeBaker

YouTube Is Investing $20 Million In Educational Content, Creators
scuola, educazione
::: Slashdot

built-in-element is a polyfill based on native Custom Element that weights less than 1Kb and brings custom elements builtins everywhere. Chrome + Firefox just go native, others will work regardless
Web, Internet
::: WebReflection

#GuITmeeting 2018 Disponibili le presentazioni
linguaggi di programmazione
::: guitexorg

Getting started with functional programming in Python using the toolz library
Python
::: cialunet

Researchers at Oxford found that “the median app could transfer data to 10 third parties, with one in five apps able to share data with more than 20”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

Extending Built-in Elements
Web, Internet
::: WebReflection

Dal blog → Il 62% dei siti web girerà su una versione non supportata di PHP entro dieci settimane
Web, Internet
::: dottorblaster

The United States Cyber Command is targeting individual Russian operatives to try to deter them from spreading disinformation to interfere in elections
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: fabiochiusi

Richard Stallman Announces GNU Kind Communication Guidelines
open source
::: Slashdot ::: gulnor

I’ve released freer-simple 1.2.0.0 today, which (finally!) adds Template Haskell support for generating the boilerplate needed when defining a new effect. Thanks to Sandy Maguire and @codetalkio for making that happen
programmazione funzionale
::: lexi_lambda

Is WebAssembly faster than JavaScript?
linguaggi di programmazione | Web, Internet
::: lemire

Silicon Valley’s Dirty Secret: Using a Shadow Workforce of Contract Employees To Drive Profits
economia
::: Slashdot

My answer to What are some examples of bad code? (and how #FunctionalProgramming can help)
il codice vecchio ne è pieno, anzi peggio; a volte anche il nuovo
programming, codice, snippet
::: PaniczGodek

Apps Installed On Millions Of Android Phones Tracked User Behavior To Execute A Multimillion Dollar Ad Fraud Scheme
frodi
::: Slashdot ::: _wilfredh

Facebook’s Ex Security Boss: Asking Big Tech To Police Hate Speech is ‘a Dangerous Path’
odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: Slashdot

Almost 9 in 10 Android Apps Are Able To Share Data With Google, Says Study
Google | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

What are the costs of bringing connectivity to your device? The 2018 #AffordabilityReport, released today, has insight
Web, Internet
::: A4A_Internet

Western propaganda at its finest: crony capitalism means that media giants are controlled by governments. Differently from socialist governments but with same results. Free press and free media are a myth
politica | ditte
::: libertNation

I’ve just deprecated my most used module (18M downloads per month) not because it doesn’t work, simply because the community misused it. Do not parse inputs you don’t know, any recursive capable parser can reliably work only with its own produced output
linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

LuaTeX 1.09.0 released. Latest release with lua 5.2, next will be lua 5.3; luaffi still not completely ok, probably 1.09.1 end of the year
linguaggi di programmazione
::: luigi_scarso

Esy is a JS preprocessor that lets you define your own blocks: https://www.npmjs.com/package/esy-language … It’s a macro system, but it doesn’t overlap with function call syntax (unlike e.g. lisp). It makes it a little easier to spot macros, without a whole separate namespace (like foo! in Rust)
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Apple’s Upcoming TV Service To Launch In Over 100 Countries In 2019, Starting With the US
ditte
::: Slashdot

IBM Open Sources Mac@IBM Code
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

Rebuilding Racket on Chez Scheme: An Experience Report
language Racket
::: gknauth

An ISP Left Corporate Passwords, Keys, and All Its Data Exposed On the Internet
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Russia Is Behind Cyberattack On Saudi Petrochemical Plant, Researchers Say
frodi
::: Slashdot

Red Hat and Nvidia announcing more work together. I really got to hop on the GPU craze and figure out what this is all about…
hardware
::: joehakimrahme

DRM for chargers? Google Pixel 3 locks fast Qi charging to its own stand
dispositivi mobili | Google
::: Gianlucadfiore

Why it matters that Microsoft released old versions of MS-DOS as open source
sistemi operativi
::: cialunet

A one-hour YouTube outage on October 16 at around 9 p.m. ET resulted in a 20 percent net increase in traffic to client publishers’ sites, Chartbeat found
Web, Internet
::: fabiochiusi

Informed take on the Brasilian disinformation problem with Whatsapp – and what to do about it
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: fabiochiusi

L’Antitrust multa Apple e Samsung: “Aggiornamenti software per rendere vecchi i loro smartphone”. Prima decisione al mondo sulla obsolescenza programmata
dispositivi mobili | frodi
::: fabiochiusi

I have just presented a work about #GNomon at #assets2018: “Design and Development of One-Switch Video Games for Children with Severe Motor Disabilities”
games
::: luigidr

We at Apple are in full support of a comprehensive federal privacy law in the United States
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

Il governo britannico ha abolito l’uso del termine fake news
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: valigiablu

The new report on our efforts to standardize signals for content credibility, developed by W3C’s Credible Web Community Group and @credcoalition
Web, Internet | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: anxiaostudio

So #Alibaba is going in for a space stunt for its Single’s Day Shopping Festival this year, with a CubeSat
ad, pubblicità
::: AJ_FI

To understand & address problems of misinformation, we need to understand not only content itself, but also how it reaches people, how they see it, &who they as a consequence think should do something about it
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: rasmus_kleis

I write a blog post about canonicalization in compilers, so I gave it a try
argomento non esattamente nuovo; mi verrebbe voglia di cercare il manuale del Fortran IV che ne parlava e la nota del mio capo di allora 😉
programming, codice, snippet
::: Sunfishcode

Online Mathematics Textbooks — a little out of date (2014), but most of the math is the same…
matematica
::: wallingf

Dear @overleaf, the one minute timeout in free accounts is disappointing
open source
::: gignico

David Monahan’s analogy is spot on– Google teaching kids about online privacy & safety is like Budweiser teaching them about drinking
Google
::: LAM_Barrett

Check out our new Juju whitepaper and learn how it can solve software management complexity
Ubuntu
::: cialunet

Sources: Facebook and Twitter have so far not found evidence of Chinese meddling in the 2018 US elections, undermining President Trump’s claims
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: Techmeme

Apple CEO Tim Cook said it’s time for the U.S. to follow Europe’s lead
Web, Internet
::: emenietti

Someone wrote to the GNU Guix mailing list asking to drop the Contributor Covenant Code of Conduct in favor of the GNU Kind Communication Guidelines
linguaggi di programmazione
::: dustyweb

Yet another #Haskell #MonadTutorial
programmazione funzionale
::: PaniczGodek

China Halts Special Approval Process for New Games
games | censura
::: Slashdot

Apple’s Tim Cook makes blistering attack on the “data industrial complex”
dati, raccolta
::: marcelsalathe

A bonkers story from @lorenzofb: A company that sells spyware to authoritarian governments left all of its data online, including hacked victim data and passport and credit card scans belonging to the founder of the company
frodi | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jason_koebler

Tim Berners-Lee on the Huge Sociotechnical Design Challenge
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Slides for “Incremental Improvements to the Java Platform [DEV6074]”
linguaggi di programmazione
::: PaulSandoz

Apple Just Killed The ‘GrayKey’ iPhone Passcode Hack
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

China, Russia Are Listening To Trump’s Phone Calls, Says NYT Report
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

Richard Stallman interviewed in New Left Review
open source
::: evgenymorozov

A Reporter, Posing as Sketchy PR, Asked 28 Media Outlets If They’d Take Money To Publish Content Without Disclosing it Was Advertising. More Than Half Said Yes
ad, pubblicità | etica
::: Slashdot

L’Antitrust ha detto che la SIAE ha fatto un «abuso di posizione dominante»
copyright e brevetti
::: hronir

You Can Now Run Ubuntu 18.10 with LXDE Desktop on Your Raspberry Pi 3 Computer
hardware
::: dcavedon

Nice guide to text classification using Keras
Python
::: fchollet ::: realpython

New Study Claims Data Harvesting Among Android Apps Is ‘Out of Control’
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Official: @CNRS refuses Springer deal for 2018–2020, “in light of the ongoing transformation of the economic model of scientific publishing”. Access is now cut for the 🇫🇷 community
media
::: fxcoudert

Is Gutenberg the End or a New Beginning for WordPress?
Web, Internet
::: Gianlucadfiore

Lutris: Linux game management made easy
games
::: cialunet

How to write your favorite R functions in Python
Python
::: cialunet

🍀 🌈 Y-combinator in X tweets 💰🍀 (thread)
uso di Twitter come non t’immagini; & mi sono perso molto prima di arrivare in fondo
programming, codice, snippet
::: PaniczGodek

UK data watchdog fines Facebook maximum legal amount for Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

#Facebook Hasn’t Learned Anything. They don’t want to and obviously don’t have to. Time to regulate!
Facebook
::: AchimMuellers

With 5G, You Won’t Just Be Watching Video. It’ll Be Watching You, Too
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Microsoft Word was released #otd 35 years ago as “Multi-Tool Word”
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

The VAX-11/780 minicomp debuted over 40 yrs ago today. Processors have since improved more than 10,000x
quando ho iniziato il 780 era il mio sogno (irraggiungibile e irraggiunto); ah! il VMS, quello degli irriducibili
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

4chan mathematicians solved an interesting problem but nobody knows how to cite them. Amazing
social media | matematica
::: adversariel ::: MauroV1968

#Pine64 is Working on a #Linux Smartphone Running KDE Plasma
dispositivi mobili
::: MargaretBruun

EU #Copyright Directive Update: Fresh (But Slim) Hope Of Stopping Link Taxes And Upload Filters
copyright e brevetti
::: glynmoody

This is a *serious* flaw in Facebook’s tools for ads transparency: “Facebook knew who was behind the ads internally, but externally, Facebook users would see was completely made up Paid For information”
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

It took Twitter more than a decade to become profitable, but now it seems like those profits are here to stay. Twitter reported its fourth straight profitable quarter on Thursday
Twitter | economia
::: fabiochiusi

[…] a good first step would be to apply traditional antitrust frameworks to these problems and see how far they get us. I think the “let’s craft antitrust frameworks suitable to the unique problems of Big Tech” is a stall
dati, raccolta | ditte
::: doctorow

190 Universities Launch 600 Free Online Courses
scuola, educazione
::: Slashdot

Stable proc macros! Nicer namespaces! Many nice new features in Rust 1.30
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

Is Facebook lying about a) the quality of its tools, b) its commitment to transparency, or c) all of the above?
Facebook
::: FrankPasquale

The new EU data protection rules are not a privilege, they are a necessity. Watch my opening statement at #EPlenary today on the use of #Facebook users’ data by #CambridgeAnalytica and the impact on #DataProtection and free elections
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: VeraJourova

China Telecom Hijacks US, Canadian Internet Traffic On a Regular Basis, Report Says
frodi
::: Slashdot

Please take a look at my new site “359° Reviews of Tech Trends”. A curated collections of articles on technology trends. Grounded in a carefully selected and limited number of practitioner-friendly, authoritative sources
novità
::: zeljko_obren

“dungeonscript is puzzlescript, but in first person.” omg i love this
Web, Internet | games
::: chrisamaphone

Full Circle Magazine #138
novità
::: fullcirclemag

Pivotal: transactions, Kubernetes, and taking an axe to long term support
economia
::: redmonk

La SIAE da almeno un paio di decenni è in Italia un esempio piccolo ma significativo della protervia dello status quo e del freno ad ogni innovazione
copyright e brevetti
::: mante

Is Apple Still the Company That Leads the Way, Or is it Just Getting Better at Locking in Users To Its Own Increasingly Subpar Experiences?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Microsoft Defends Bid for $10B Pentagon Cloud Contract Amid Criticism Over Government Use of Technology
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

An excellent retrospective on the design of Stack Overflow and the fundamental challenges in its purpose
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

The Java Functional and Reactive Weekly Roundup
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnmcclean_ie

If you’re a Python programmer who uses Windows and you want to implement some of the common Unix utilities as Python programs, Use Python’s fileinput module. It can be used to read data from multiple files
Python
::: TerraMeijar

“Building the Universal Archive of #SourceCode”
storia
::: kirschner

SQLite has reconsidered its Code of Conduct. This is imperfect but welcome progress. I’m happy that what started out looking like trolling has evolved into a more reasonable presentation
linguaggi di programmazione
::: jamesvasile

California Delays Net Neutrality Law’s Enforcement Until After Court Case
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

#lisp the official 1990 Apple Macintosh IIfx introduction animation video was done by Symbolics on MacIvories using their Lisp-based animation software
molto meglio della teiera di Apollo (chissà se c’è online?)
storia
::: RainerJoswig

Facebook Removes 82 Accounts Linked To Iranian Disinformation Campaign
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Trivial Bug In X.Org Server Gives Root Permissions On Linux, BSD Systems
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Racket v7.1 has been released
language Racket
::: racketlang

Microsoft Closes Its $7.5 Billion Purchase of GitHub
programming, codice, snippet | ditte | open source
::: Slashdot

American antitrust’s colossal failure: The consumer gains predicted by richly compensated “pro-merger expert witnesses rarely materialize in ex-post merger evaluation by disinterested analysts. Industrial concentration levels are the highest in a century”
economia
::: FrankPasquale

Fable REPL + #fsharp script files = interactive data exploration and visualizations 📊💥 Code for the demos from my yesterday’s talk at #fableconf
programming, codice, snippet
::: evelgab

#Golang support for @ApacheArrow Tables and Records (+ iterators over them)
linguaggi di programmazione
::: 0xb1ns

It is October 26, 2018 and since early September, Google has been forcing users to sign into Chrome for no reason they can clearly articulate. In response to vociferous complaints, they’ve pushed an opt-out switch that doesn’t work
Google | Web, Internet
::: matthew_d_green

Editors. You’ve invented editors
algoritmi, codice
::: highway_62

If you’re an advanced beginner or higher in Vim, this 16-minute video is well worth your time
applicazioni, programmi
::: r00k

With No Laws To Guide It, Here’s How Orlando Is Using Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

‘I wanted to go after big tech’: ex-Google exec’s novel rips Silicon Valley
economia
::: fabiochiusi

Twelve malicious Python libraries found and removed from PyPI
This is why GPG-signed packages matter
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Python
::: wesmckinn

Perché mi sono staccato dai social e ho buttato le app
ultimamente sono in parecchi a fare così; personalmente penso che si debba saper segliere
social media
::: arturodicorinto

Pattern Matching for Java
linguaggi di programmazione
::: mariofusco

Visto nel Web – 363

Lista lunghissima (non tutta controllata, confesso) ma c’era tanto da wedere nel Web 😜

“Hackett: a metaprogrammable Haskell” by Alexis King @lexi_lambda
language Racket | programmazione funzionale
::: strangeloop_stl

Die Flash, die! Hackers hide cryptocurrency mining malware in Adobe Flash updates
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: manisha72617183

GoodFORM – Free and Open Redis modules
open source
::: GoodFORM

A Spectrum of Type Soundness and Performance
linguaggi di programmazione
::: Programming Research Laboratory

RIP Greg Stafford, a Fundamental Personage of the RPG Industry
games
::: Slashdot

For who have followed our evolution, we hope this announcement will be viewed as the next logical step for a company that is firmly committed to #Linux and #opensource
Linux
::: anBenedetti

TypedFastBitSet.js Speed-optimized BitSet implementation for modern browsers and JavaScript engines, uses typed arrays
linguaggi di programmazione
::: lemire

Today I learned that the reason many people pronounce SQL as “Sequel” is probably because that was the original name! SEQUEL = Structured English QUEry Language
storia
::: olebegemann

Started building wheels for all our Python packages
Python
::: _inesmontani

Top 10 Data Science Techniques – Useful overview
dati, raccolta
::: mariofusco

Fake news narrative seems to be providing cover for authoritarian regulation and orchestrated flagging of Facebook posts in Bangladesh. Everything is great
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | censura | politica
::: Mantzarlis

You Can Now Run Ubuntu 18.04 on Raspberry Pi 3 with BunsenLabs’ Helium Desktop
sistemi operativi
::: dcavedon

Silicon Valley’s Saudi Arabia Problem
politica | economia
::: Slashdot ::: FrankPasquale

Twitter Under Formal Investigation for How It Tracks Users in the GDPR Era
Twitter | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi ::: Slashdot

In Egypt a Facebook video denouncing sexual harassment can land you in jail for months or even years, under inhumane conditions — all in the name of “fighting fake news”
social media | politica
::: fabiochiusi

How do people perceive snaps? How well accepted are snaps in software development circles? Today, we’d like to share some of these figures
Ubuntu | applicazioni, programmi
::: cialunet

The Magic Leap Con
ditte | ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot

#Facebook and #Twitter both launched massive purges of “misinformation” accounts in the last few days. In unison. They are separate companies, so either they coordinated with each other (bad), or they were both supplied with the same list by the government (worse)
social media | censura
::: OffGuardian0 ::: caitoz

Thieves and Geeks: Russian and Chinese Hacking Communities
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: newsycombinator

#fakenews Odio e disinformazione sul web, la #Cgil è nel mirino
odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: sdallagata

Software Freedom Conservancy Shares Thoughts on Microsoft Joining Open Invention Network’s Patent Non-Aggression Pact
open source
::: Slashdot

Xorshift1024*, Xorshift1024+, Xorshift128+ and Xoroshiro128+ Fail Statistical Tests for Linearity (“We report that these scrambled generators systematically fail Big Crush (…)
bug
::: lemire

What’s the one useful piece of advice you got when learning a new/difficult programming language?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: manisha72617183

Design decisions for an unblockable journal Thank you: @racketlang @IPFSbot @greghendershott !
language Racket
::: Exospheric9

“scikit” is not an acceptable shorthand for “scikit-learn”
Python
::: jakevdp

An introduction to Ansible Operators in Kubernetes
programming, codice, snippet
::: cialunet

Go command and packages cheat sheet
linguaggi di programmazione
::: cialunet

If it was not clear enough: DO NOT buy @Huawei phones. NEVER
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fs0c131y

Running Linux containers as a non-root with Podman
applicazioni, programmi
::: cialunet

Important story from @sheeraf on what we Americans do to our own politics with bogus Facebook pages linked to clickbait websites — without Russian assistance
Facebook
::: ScottShaneNYT ::: jacopo_iacoboni

My post on Lisp. It’s basically a long explanation of that xkcd comic where Lisp is the key to understanding the structure of the universe. When and why did people start talking about Lisp that way?
inizia quasi lolloso ma poi si scoère un grande post 💥😁
storia | lisp(s)
::: TwoBitHistory

I love this. Can we have more tiny phones that just do Google maps and send text messages, thanks
dispositivi mobili
::: wesmckinn

More on Assange: Journalist @Cascabelito09, who previously published security cam footage from inside the Ecuadorean Embassy, says he has obtained a copy of the nine-page protocol that now governs Julian’s behavior inside the building
Web, Internet
::: razhael

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies of Cancer At Age 65
protagonisti
::: Slashdot ::: ComputerHistory ::: PaulGAllen ::: BerkeleySETI ::: JohnPaczkowski ::: Microsoft ::: IEEESpectrum ::: IEEESpectrum ::: Slashdot ::: nicolaiarocci

Microsoft To Disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 Support in Edge and Internet Explorer
à:web
::: Slashdot ::: tlsallthethings

Another awesome project in @racketlang
language Racket
::: pocmatos

99.7 Percent of Unique FCC Comments Favored Net Neutrality, Independent Analysis Finds
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Facebook To Ban Misinformation On Voting In Upcoming US Elections
Facebook | frodi | politica
::: Slashdot

Google is working on a new search engine code-named “Dragonfly” that will aid China’s effort to censor information from its citizenry. As a former Google engineer I wanted to share some information on what it’s like to be inside Google as these decisions are made
censura | Google
::: real_vijay ::: Slashdot

Former Google+ UI Designer Suggests Inept Management Played Role In Demise
Google | social media
::: Slashdot

An incredibly ambitious project to archive all software source code, *and* all commits, to preserve it for future historians
storia
::: _wilfredh ::: ShriramKMurthi

The New and Improved MacBook Keyboards Have the Same Old Problems
hardware
::: Slashdot

Cyber Tests Showed ‘Nearly All’ New Pentagon Weapons Vulnerable To Attack
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: MartensJD

Is anyone interested in being paid to develop new features for SBCL / port it to a new platform? #lisp
lisp(s)
::: stylewarning ::: stylewarning

The Full Photoshop CC Is Coming To the iPad In 2019
il ‘puter è sempre più diverso, o sono troppo vecchio
applicazioni, programmi
::: Slashdot

EU Internet Censorship Will Censor the Whole World’s Internet
censura | copyright e brevetti
::: dcavedon

Il 97,1% delle famiglie intervistate (20 mila in tutto) ha almeno un apparecchio televisivo, ma solo il 22,1% un pc desktop, il 48,1% un portatile e il 26,4% un tablet
tecnologia
::: fabiochiusi

Tech suffers from lack of humanities, says Mozilla head
economia
::: fabiochiusi

piwheels: Speedy Python package installation for the Raspberry Pi
Python
::: cialunet

Il problema più grande di Facebook
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: emenietti

Google To Charge Smartphone Makers For Google Play in Europe
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Journo friends (and everybody else, really): Please take the time to read this
novità | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: ThomNagy ::: fabiochiusi

When you are close to Seligenstadt in Germany, make sure you visit the Flipper- und Arcademuseum (@flipperarcade). Awesome place and great atmosphere!
storia | games
::: mikko

elementary OS 5 Juno is here. It’s more refined, more productive, and an even better platform for developers. We’ve majorly updated apps, made the desktop more productive with several new features, refined the overall look and feel, and a whole lot more
Linux distro
::: elementary

Easy apps with hyperHTML — 7, Testing
Web, Internet
::: pinguxx

Take part in the official Python Developers Survey 2018. Help us find out what the Python development world looks today and how it compares to last year
Python
::: ThePSF

New York Attorney General Expands Inquiry Into Net Neutrality Comments
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Facebook Could Use Data Collected From Its Portal In-Home Video Device To Target You With Ads
Facebook | ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot ::: emenietti

Validating UTF-8 bytes (Java edition)
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

Time Protection: the Missing OS Abstraction
bug
::: graydon_pub

MongoDB Switches Up Its Open-Source License
open source
::: Slashdot

Qualcomm bets on 60-GHz Wi-Fi (broadcast at much higher frequencies than standard Wi-Fi), which could be used for high-speed downloads, or to sense the gestures of people in a room
Web, Internet
::: IEEESpectrum

Everyone put on your safety goggles: I’m about to use Racket units in anger
language Racket
::: lexi_lambda

Amazon Worker Pushes Bezos To Stop Selling Facial Recognition Tech To Police
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: fabiochiusi

Alex Stamos era il meglio che Facebook potesse avere. Lui ci ha provato, a cambiare le cose. E ha perso
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: MarietjeSchaake

I remember when a bug like this would define my whole week now I’m just like yeah everything was already ruined anyway I guess go ahead and just log into ssh why not
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: 0xabad1dea

Due to this lack of focus on weapon systems cybersecurity, DOD likely has an entire generation of systems that were designed and built without adequately considering cybersecurity
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: IEEESpectrum

Linux (x86) Exploit Development Series
sistemi operativi
::: b3h3m0th

Chrome 70 Arrives With Option To Disable Linked Sign-Ins, PWAs On Windows, and AV1 Decoder
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

“GNU Tools Cauldron 2018” (Slides, Videos and Notes). Gathering of GNU tools developers, working on the GNU toolchain: GCC, GDB, binutils, runtimes, etc.
tools, componenti software
::: b3h3m0th

A new report from @projectinfolit found that college students aren’t confident in their ability to tell real news from fake news on social media
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: dpfunke

This explains the proliferation of scams targeting the elderly in Japan
frodi
::: fchollet

‘Do Not Track,’ the Privacy Tool Used By Millions of People, Doesn’t Do Anything
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s Role in Free Speech and Filter Bubbles
Twitter
::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi

We already have nice things, and other reasons not to write in-house ops tools
programming, codice, snippet
::: cialunet

Browsing the web with Min, a minimalist open source web browser
Web, Internet
::: cialunet

Facebook hack affected 3 million in Europe, creating the first big test for privacy regulation there
Facebook
::: emenietti

A significant new chapter in the Cambridge Analytica revelations. @JulietteGarside & @hilaryosborne have painstakingly investigated the company’s involvement with Henley & Partners & the sale of passports in the Caribbean. This is a whole new shitshow…
Facebook | frodi
::: carolecadwalla

Tech giants including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Mozilla have submitted plans to the European Commission outlining how they will abide by a code of practice against disinformation
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi

Twitter spammed people’s phones with cryptic notifications
Twitter
::: emenietti

Twitter pubblica i dataset con più di 10 milioni di tweet, due milioni di immagini, gif e video, da parte di 3841 account dell’IRA, la troll factory russa (più altri 770 account iraniani) Bene. Ma la mia domanda è: perché solo ora?
Twitter
::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: jacopo_iacoboni

Net Neutrality’s End Will Let Power Eat the Internet
Web, Internet
::: anxiaostudio

Super stoked to share with everyone this project I’ve been working on. I’ve implemented a garbage collector as a Rust library
linguaggi di programmazione
::: withoutboats

Facebook plays an outsized role in our society and our economy. They have a social and financial responsibility to be transparent – that’s why we’re demanding independence and accountability in the company’s boardroom
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

SSRN was recently acquired by… wait for it… Elsevier, which is a major opponent of free open-access scholarly publishing
open source
::: mattblaze

Sometimes I wish I had something in between a blog and twitter: something I could just post to stream-of-consciousness style as I play around with a new thing and learn about it, but without the extremely harsh length/formatting limitations of twitter
social media
::: lexi_lambda

Researcher Finds Simple Way of Backdooring Windows PCs and Nobody Notices for Ten Months
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

My experiences building a URL shortener with OCaml and ReasonML
linguaggi di programmazione
::: keleshev

80/82 Strange Loop videos are now posted
programming, codice, snippet
::: strangeloop_stl

Functional Programming Fundamentals
programmazione funzionale
::: CompSciFact

Can we know for sure than any Java String object can be serialized as UTF-8 and UTF-16?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: lemire

If you find a bug, you should fix it right then & there
bug
::: RichRogersIoT

~10 million tweets that were potentially from state-backed operations by #Russia and #Iran are published by #Twitter, demonstrating the enormity of the misinformation campaigns of those two countries
Twitter | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: W7VOA

Facebook Lured Advertisers By Inflating Ad-watch Times Up To 900 Percent
Facebook | ad, pubblicità
::: Slashdot ::: FrankPasquale

Trivial Authentication Bypass In Libssh Leaves Servers Wide Open
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

wow, this is the smartest, most comprehensive take I’ve seen on the unsealed lawsuit against Facebook and its impact on media strategy
Facebook
::: jason_kint

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.10 from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Ubuntu
::: dcavedon ::: dcavedon ::: dcavedon ::: cialunet

The Future of the Cloud Depends On Magnetic Tape
hardware
::: Slashdot

Vectorized Emulation: Hardware accelerated taint tracking at 2 trillion instructions per second
hardware
::: johnregehr

how did I only learn today that ARM64 processors can be set to ignore the contents of the top byte of pointers, and that ASAN can exploit this?
hardware
::: johnregehr

It turns out that Facebook could in fact use data collected from its Portal in-home video device to target you with ads
Facebook
::: kashhill

Dozens of advertisements removed from Facebook for being political ahead of the November midterm elections did not appear to express any political view
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

I was contacted by this journalist and I gave my views on all the good work that it is been done in aviation security. Of course “good news” and reassurances in aviation security are not popular, therefore they are not covered and replaced by FUD
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: AndreaBarisani

Stanford University: Why Online Voting Is a Danger to Democracy. Internet voting would be “a complete disaster.”
Web, Internet | politica
::: fpietrosanti

Being able to finally play with C# in a CLI REPL is awesome. Here I quickly wanted to make sure that a certain max value would fit into a long. It’s the small things
linguaggi di programmazione
::: nicolaiarocci ::: nicolaiarocci

Some neat Python stuff landing in Visual Studio in Q1 2019. Also nice much needed improvements to the test explorer and discovery service
#Py
::: nicolaiarocci

How reliable should we consider Google search results to be?
Google
::: _wilfredh

Superb article on building a real time rich text editor
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

Announcing the Raspberry Pi TV HAT: a tiny board that lets you receive, view, and stream DVB-T2 television broadcasts with your Raspberry Pi
hardware
::: Raspberry_Pi

TimelineJS: An interactive, JavaScript timeline building tool
linguaggi di programmazione
::: cialunet

Alex Stamos, l’ex capo sicurezza Facebook, persona speciale, paragona quanto avvenuto (tra info ops e hack) nelle elezioni 2016 a Pearl Harbor e 9/11 (ma in Italia state tranquilli, i commentatori pro Casaleggio ci assicurano che non è successo niente)
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Adding new definitions remains a meta-interpreter action. You have to do it yourself, in Python, and wash your hands afterward
programmazione funzionale | Python | linguaggi di programmazione
::: wallingf

Number of Robocalls Placed in the US Surged By 50 Percent in the First Half of This Year
web-bot
::: Slashdot

Last week, the WSJ editorial board endorsed a fascist for president of Brazil. This week, they’re calling tech workers “bullies” for organizing against the Pentagon’s weaponization of AI
protagonisti | media | economia
::: bentarnoff

U.S. making serious efforts to comply with EU data rules: EU officials
Web, Internet
::: fabiochiusi

This is critical. And btw, isn’t this a way to manipulate reality on mass scale and deceive readers (hey, the FB war room is such a big deal!) too? How do we call this? Automated tech reporting? Bot-like journalism? Platform trolling? Half-fake news?
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

Protecting democracy from social media manipulation will require some sort of public policy oversight. Social media companies cannot be expected to regulate themselves
social media
::: IEEESpectrum

Microsoft Making More of the Windows 10 Built-In Apps Removable
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

Tech Companies Want to Run Our Cities
ditte
::: markhurst

OpenBSD 6.4 Released
sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

Facebook Won’t End Fake News
Facebook
::: Jacobin

Internet Provider Groups Sue Vermont Over Net Neutrality Law
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

iPhone’s New Parental Controls Block Sex Ed, Allow Violence and Racism
censura | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: Slashdot

Canonical Launch Ubuntu User Statistics Website
Ubuntu
::: dcavedon

Twitter Publishes Archive of 10 Million Tweets From Russian, Iranian Bots
web-bot | Twitter
::: Slashdot

Weaponizing the Digital Influence Machine
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: profcarroll

Ubuntu 18.10:Multi-cloud,new desktop theme & enhanced snap integration
Ubuntu
::: cialunet

Infographic: Snaps in numbers
applicazioni, programmi
::: cialunet

dig
tip, suggerimenti
::: b0rk

Only 13% of the world’s population enjoys a free press #OpenFuture
media
::: TheEconomist

Making sense of the name ‘Guix’ and its pronunciation
lisp(s)
::: beslayed

The slides from my LLVM talk on Memory Tagging
programming, codice, snippet
::: kayseesee

Must-read background on why centralization of all kinds is dangerous
Web, Internet

We now track and archive PyPI !
Python
::: SWHeritage

And a humble suggestion: I think security folks should start calling Attacker-Controlled Inputs/Data, “ACID”. This really helps developers grok that the thing you’re talking about is bad. And it’s way faster to say/write
Web, Internet | frodi
::: XenoKovah

really wish somebody had done a poll like this before a lot of good outlets fired their writers to pivot to video no one seems to want
Web, Internet
::: Millicentsomer

do Haskell and functional programmers tend to be less stupid than Java and object oriented programmers?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: philip_schwarz

How to use Pandoc to produce a research paper
applicazioni, programmi
::: cialunet

#EU #Copyright reform “highlight[s] a fundamental misunderstanding regarding creation in the digital era”, writes @RuthFlahertyUEA on the @uealaw blog. Read-up on how the #Article11 #LinkTax & #Article13 #CensorshipMachine are bad news! #SaveYourInternet
copyright e brevetti
::: FixIt_EU

Great to see the Python community converging on packaging, dependency management, and even project structure!
Python
::: _wilfredh

“Elements of Programming Style” – Brian Kernighan
programming, codice, snippet
::: b3h3m0th

ZDNet: Ubuntu Linux 18.10 arrives
Ubuntu
::: cialunet

Get ready for some more “platforms are biased against us” type of critique
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: leftwing_it

Thinking about engineering education, our columnist recalls two high school courses that were especially valuable to him in the long run: plane geometry and typing
scuola, educazione
::: IEEESpectrum

Memory Barriers: a Hardware View for Software Hackers
hardware
::: b3h3m0th

Google App Suite Costs as Much as $40 Per Phone Under New EU Android Deal
applicazioni, programmi
::: Slashdot

GREAT NEWS: The new, important book by Yochai Benkler et al., “Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics”, is now available online
Web, Internet | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: demartin

My Scheme and Functional Programming keynote video is up: From Scripting to Proving: Gradual Verification with a Scheme
language Racket
::: lambda_calculus

Creating an imagine like the one used in the Vertigo movie poster
Python
::: JohnDCook

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Sues Ecuador For ‘Violating His Rights’
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

In an Unprecedented Move, Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls For Bloomberg To Retract Its Chinese Spy Chip Story
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: tomgara

Click Farms Are Gaming Apple’s Top Podcasts List
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Justice Dept. Accuses Russians of Interfering in Midterm Elections
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: fabiochiusi ::: jacopo_iacoboni ::: benimmo ::: IEEESpectrum

The FTC is examining whether we have a monopoly problem in this country. Here’s the problem: In its hearing on Monday, all the economists have ties to giant corporations
economia
::: eisingerj

Validating UTF-8 bytes using only 0.45 cycles per byte (AVX edition)
programming, codice, snippet
::: lemire

JS, like all languages, is just a tool… and we need to evolve our tools as our problems evolve
linguaggi di programmazione
::: AnjanaVakil

Yesterday I learned that C++ now has std::begin and std::end. I couldn’t figure out what they are good for, however
linguaggi di programmazione
::: lemire

In his first year of college at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Steve Wozniak racked up $50,000 in computing charges for one of his classes—five times more than the total class budget allowed
protagonisti
::: IEEESpectrum

Happy 14th Birthday, Ubuntu!
Ubuntu
::: dcavedon

Ajit Pai Killed Rules That Could Have Helped Florida Recover From Hurricane
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Update on Structured Concurrency
Python
::: vorpalsmith

When Twitter users hear out the other side, they become more polarized
Twitter
::: JoanBarata

Canonical and Ubuntu – user statistics
Ubuntu
::: cialunet

GitHut, a place to discover the languages on GitHub
linguaggi di programmazione
::: wallingf

Science and Technology links (October 20th, 2018)
novità
::: lemire

Visto nel Web – 362

Uh! già ora? allora ecco cosa ho wisto nel Web 🧐

Greg Kroah-Hartman: Outside Phone Vendors Aren’t Updating Their Linux Kernels
Linux | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

You are probably aware of very interesting attempts to model non-trivial fragments of IO using free monads with a clear pure functional denotation, that can be then used to check properties with QuickCheck
leggere tutto il thread dall’inizio
programmazione funzionale
::: FilippoSestini

“Writing system software: code comments”. This is an attempt at reasoning about the usefulness of comments and to classify comments in nine distinct classes
programming, codice, snippet
::: antirez

How To Disable Gmail’s Annoying New ‘Smart Compose’ Predictive Typing Feature
tip, suggerimenti
::: Slashdot

Could a €1.6bn fine make Facebook finally care about users’ privacy rights?
Facebook
::: jacopo_iacoboni

New blog post: “Macroexpand anywhere with local-apply-transformer!” After a long series of technically dense posts each at least five thousand words long, I’m happy to say that this one is the shortest and most accessible I’ve written in some time
language Racket
::: lexi_lambda

Facebook Is ‘Teeming’ With Fake Accounts Created By Undercover Cops
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

In a statement, Homeland Security says it has “no reason to doubt” statements by Apple, Amazon et al rebuffing Bloomberg’s story on the “spy chip” story — effectively saying that the report was wrong
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: zackwhittaker ::: emenietti ::: evgenymorozov ::: ibogost ::: marasawr ::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: lorenzofb ::: marcelsalathe ::: josephfcox

The Journalist Who Blew Open The Cambridge Analytica Scandal Threatened To Injunct Channel 4 News And Demanded They Hand Over Their Sources
media | frodi
::: fabiochiusi

‘I spent seven years fighting to survive’: Chelsea Manning on whistleblowing and WikiLeaks
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: mediaguardian

The take from @anacondainc on the $CLDR / $HDP merger. It’s true that gravity is shifting away from JVM-based data technology, but the functionality shortfall in data science languages (Python, R, etc.) is a significant issue
programming, codice, snippet
::: wesmckinn

The effect of ad blocking on user engagement with the web
Web, Internet | ad, pubblicità
::: osnews

Matteo Salvini primo politico su Twitter, ma con l’aiutino
Twitter | politica
::: emenietti

Microsoft Open Sources Parts of Minecraft’s Java Code
open source
::: Slashdot

#Linux #LinuxBoot for #Servers: Enter #OpenSource, Goodbye Proprietary #UEFI
Linux | open source
::: sdallagata

Prior to facing the double whammy of a 50 million user breach and #GPDR, the @Facebook users graph was already heading south
Facebook
::: EricTopol

1947 is widely viewed as the year the transistor was invented. But #otd in 1925, more than 20 years earlier, an Austrian physicist filed a patent for the field-effect transistor
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

Voice Phishing Scams Are Getting More Clever
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Taking notes with Laverna, a web-based information organizer
applicazioni, programmi
::: cialunet

UK high court blocks mass privacy action against Google
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Google
::: fabiochiusi

Very useful list of cognitive biases via @tombennett71. These should be the core of media literacy classes – they are far more powerful & significant than Facebook’s algorithms or YouTube’s recommendation engine
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: JamieJBartlett

China Makes a Big Play In Silicon Valley
politica
::: Slashdot

“This Picture Will Change the Way You Learn to Read Code”, some advice about learning how to learn to code
programming, codice, snippet
::: yvesmuyabenda

Tech Workers Now Want to Know: What Are We Building This For?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Facebook should get serious about ad transparency. A new report from @teamupturn explains why and how
Facebook
::: sivavaid ::: AntonioCasilli

Google Exposed Private Data of Hundreds of Thousands of Google+ Users and Then Opted Not To Disclose, Report Says
Google | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

57 Raspberry Pi commands that everyone should know
programming, codice, snippet | sistemi operativi
::: The Ubuntu Incident

Google is shutting down Google+ for consumers following security lapse
Google | social media
::: dcavedon ::: joehakimrahme ::: MartensJD ::: mikko ::: mante ::: Genjuro75 ::: JonyIveParody ::: spectrumgomas ::: SergioGridelli ::: iamdevloper ::: AlessLongo ::: Slashdot ::: Slashdot

Chinese Police Get Power To Inspect ISPs
censura
::: Slashdot

Day to day, most of this work I do is at a desk coding, figuring out some maths & stats, & thinking about the ecological implications. Occasionally, I get to do #fieldwork! So how did I learn all this programming & stats? #WomenInSTEM
gender, discriminazioni
::: realscientists

Your calendrical fallacy is thinking…
programming, codice, snippet
::: Symbo1ics

London’s Radio Pirates Changed Music. Then Came the Internet
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

After Troubles in Myanmar, Facebook Charges Ahead in Africa
Facebook | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: svaroschi ::: yaguer_yaguar

LOL, a @facebook camera in your home. What could possibly go wrong?
Facebook
::: nvie

A sampling framework for counting temporal motifs
matematica
::: alexvespi

A 10x engineer isn’t someone who is 10x better than those around them, but someone who makes those around them 10x better
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersIoT

Body Camera Maker Will Let Cops Live-Stream Their Encounters
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

This year’s Nobel Prize in economics Paul Romer (NUY Stern) was awarded to a Python convert
Python
::: monavernon ::: jcopkode

In questo video potete ammirare numerosi “porta microfoni” ed una giornalista (brava)
media
::: RoccoTodero

Microsoft Announces Project Xcloud For Streaming Games To PCs, Consoles, and Mobile Devices
games
::: Slashdot

Chrome 70’s Upcoming Security Change Will Break Hundreds of Sites
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

There’s an article that Twitter refuses to let me post. Nothing controversial. Very odd
Twitter
::: JohnDCook

A very interesting paper on reverse debugging for bugs by performing forward and backward execution with error correction
programming, codice, snippet
::: thorstenholz

Haskell beginners: These are great recordings to start learning #Haskell, it teaches in the context of #QuickCheck which is fantastic
programmazione funzionale
::: Iceland_jack

Fun with graph databases – a simple example how to convert a set of information into a graph and query it #tex #texlive #neo4j #graphdatabase #graph TeX Live Database as Graph Database
programming, codice, snippet
::: norbusan

Piattaforma Rousseau bucata, Casaleggio ha chiesto altro tempo all’Authority per provare ad aggiustare le falle
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Game of Trolls
social media
::: mante

Researchers: No Evidence That Russia Is Messing With Campaign 2018—Yet
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi ::: jacopo_iacoboni

This article offers an introduction to the emerging ASGI standard, and what benefits it provides to Python web frameworks
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Python
::: nicolaiarocci

First microk8s stable release for 1.10, 1.11 and 1.12 #kubernetes. Proud to be on the team shipping this micro k8s distro
programming, codice, snippet
::: cialunet

No queremos depender de Silicon Valley
politica | economia
::: evgenymorozov

Ladies & gents, boys & girls, this is why the right to repair is essential. Apple quotes customer $1,200 to fix one bent pin on a ribbon cable. I guess you don’t get to be a trillion dollar corporation by merely charging peanuts
ditte
::: nixcraft

Bomb Jack Dissected: what I learned about the Bomb Jack arcade machine while writing an emulator for it
programming, codice, snippet
::: nicolaiarocci

Da oggi il @sole24ore con Corriere e Repubblica fa parte del The Trust Project a livello internazionale. Vuol dire che aderiamo a standard di lavoro e trasparenza a garanzia di quello che scriviamo
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: lucatremolada

It’s called the “Cyberspace Strategy Song”
Web, Internet
::: fabiochiusi ::: gwbstr

Cross-platform GUI management tool for redislabs that offers #Ubuntu users access to #Redis via SSL/TLS, SSH and cloud instances
Web, Internet
::: cialunet

Meet Guilhem Moulin, who manages LibreOffice’s infrastructure so that our community can work together on the software! He explains what services we have, and how you can get involved and build up experience too
open source
::: libreoffice

La vittoria della Menzogna
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Important new study about how @Twitter shapes the news agenda to a degree perhaps it shouldn’t
Twitter
::: emilybell

Facebook inaugura a Roma laboratorio di competenze digitali
Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

Some advertisers are moving half of their search budget from Google to Amazon: Ad industry sources
ditte | ad, pubblicità
::: emenietti

The Node.js Foundation and JS Foundation Announce an Intent to Merge: it will be called the Node.mjs and MJS Foundation
linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

Google Unveils Pixel Slate, Its First Laptop-Tablet Hybrid in Three Years
dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Google’s head of AI, challenged about the possibility of censoring for China, equates it to responding to targeted individual requests from the US govt
censura | Google
::: ehundman ::: Slashdot

German Art Activists Get Passport Using Digitally Altered Photo of Two Women Merged Together
umorismo
::: Slashdot

My story of hackers taking advantage of data portability to steal my data has really gotten people talking about the dangers of not understanding how apps are using our data
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

Microsoft Rereleases Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Fixes Data Deletion Bug
bug
::: Slashdot

#Infographic shows the EU-wide engineer to population ratio
economia
::: simongerman600

KDE Plasma 5.14 Released
tools, componenti software
::: Slashdot

“Google & Facebook’s one-size-fits-all, take-it-or-leave-it, monopsony models…are effectively undue restrictions of dynamic innovation, choice & quality”. They could “address the revealed preference of many for more privacy & data security, but don’t”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: FrankPasquale

Pentagon’s New Next-Gen Weapons Systems Are Laughably Easy To Hack
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

#LinuxDay2018
Linux
::: linuxdayitalia

Python in Visual Studio Code – September 2018 Release
Python
::: pythonvscode

Sometimes we forget how much of the entire #opensource and #Freesoftware ecosystem is built with @gnutools. An accurate overview of the impact of this toolchain didn’t exist until now, thanks to Margaret Lewis for pulling this together!
open source
::: _kate_stewart

Internet Archive Launches a Commodore 64 Emulator
storia
::: Slashdot

Is this explanation of #Lisp syntax clear to you?
lisp(s)
::: PaniczGodek

Apparently this font helps you remembering what was written
tools, componenti software
::: marcelsalathe

Is the tide turning on regulating Facebook and Google?
Facebook | Google
::: LeightonAndrews

Google is the biggest beneficiary of the GDPR
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: JohnDCook

The Economist: Python is becoming the world’s most popular coding language
Python
::: nicolaiarocci

Microsoft Joins Open Invention Network (OIN), Will Grant a Royalty-Free and Unrestricted License To Its Entire Patent Portfolio To All Other OIN Members
open source
::: Slashdot ::: carlopiana ::: sjvn ::: natfriedman ::: ebugnion ::: fsf

Introducing Outline, an open source platform for creating and operating your own VPN. Made by @Jigsaw to help journalists cope with censorship and surveillance, it’s been independently audited and designed with usability front and center
censura | Web, Internet
::: GoogleOSS

Software Vulnerabilities in C and C++ (CppCon 2018)
linguaggi di programmazione
::: b3h3m0th

If Charles Babbage’s 1837 Analytical Engine was ever fully built, it would have been able to multiply two twenty-digit numbers in three minutes
storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

More Than One Third of Music Consumers Still Pirate Music
pirateria
::: Slashdot

Apple Said To Have ‘Dramatically Reduced’ Multi-Billion-Dollar iPhone Repair Fraud in China
frodi
::: Slashdot

GitLab has an excellent, candid discussion of how they’re doing ‘open core’ development, and resolving the tensions that occur
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

You can use TensorFlow.js (includes full Keras API in JavaScript) to build advanced computer vision apps with client-side inference (and even training)
linguaggi di programmazione
::: fchollet

On making parsers more human-friendly by adding grammar prodctions to make the parser total
programming, codice, snippet
::: _wilfredh

The Battle for the Home
Web, Internet
::: emenietti

“The Art of Prolog” Second Edition “Advanced Programming Techniques” (pdf available)
linguaggi di programmazione
::: b3h3m0th

Kudos to @TheEconomist. “While we take care to identify our sources, we have not often published the data behind them….[W]e’re looking to change this, and [will now] publish more of our data on GitHub.”
dati, raccolta
::: petersuber

I wish I had time to go through all the details but looks useful and interesing
Python
::: Mapio

A great thread–including a hint as to whether Google thinks you are a celebrity!
Google | dati, raccolta
::: FrankPasquale

Rust Remacs 2018
Continued progress porting Emacs to Rust
linguaggi di programmazione
::: _wilfredh

James Murdoch In Line To Replace Musk As Tesla Chairman, Says Report
economia | protagonisti
::: Slashdot

Good column. It shows how nonsensical is the proposition that privacy isn’t an antitrust problem. Get ready to hear that claim repeated over and over by Amazon- and Google-funded interests
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Econ_Marshall

Microsoft Passes Acer To Become Top 5 PC Vendors In the US
hardware | ditte
::: Slashdot

NPM and the future of JavaScript
linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

It’s breathing: #lisp
lisp(s)
::: RainerJoswig

12 Factor CLI Apps
applicazioni, programmi
::: nicolaiarocci

Debugging Memory Usage in Python 2.7 with tracemalloc by Carson Ip. Hint: tracemalloc is in the Python stdlib since Python 3.4 😉 But yeah, I backported it to Python 2.7 😉
Python
::: VictorStinner

La piattaforma @Twitter si adopera per la sicurezza dei suoi utenti, e l’autenticità degli account che la affollano
Twitter | odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: jacopo_iacoboni

In occasione del @linuxdayitalia abbiamo intervistato @madbob, presidente di @ItaLinuxSociety, per chiedergli del futuro della tecnologia e della comunità
Linux | open source | innovazioni, futuro
::: industriaitasl

The archive has the potential to significantly improve patent quality while reducing the number of bad patents issued
copyright e brevetti
::: medialab

Find #Haskell tutorials, articles, and presentations at haskanything.com!
programmazione funzionale
::: HaskellOrg

Luckily I don’t use Adobe reader anymore. Better options are available. Requiring online login to view offline pdf is crazy
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: SebAaltonen ::: Slashdot

Start by learning the basics really well [..] Most advanced research projects require you to be excellent at the basics [..] @AndrewYNg always told me to work on thorough mastery of these basics
programming, codice, snippet
::: bhutanisanyam1

Over Nine Million Cameras and DVRs Open To APTs, Botnet Herders, and Voyeurs
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

I’ve been using @DuckDuckGo as my primary search engine for a few weeks and it’s been working great. What a remarkable achievement for a company that’s raised $13M. If DDG didn’t exist, most would deny that it’s possible
Web, Internet
::: patrickc ::: DuckDuckGo ::: DuckDuckGo

A lot of really poorly designed software is software that was never, in fact, designed: it evolved organically, starting as one thing and eventually morphing into another, through incremental additions without any overarching vision
esatto, lo sto vedendo in questi giorni
programming, codice, snippet
::: fchollet

4 Steps To Better Code Quality
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersIoT

45 Out of 50 Electronics Companies Illegally Void Warranties After Independent Repair, Sting Operation Finds
hardware
::: Slashdot

I Fundamentally Believe That My Time at Reddit Made the World a Worse Place
social media
::: Walldo

Python packages for @ApacheArrow 0.11.0 now available for Python 3.7 via pip. Conda / conda-forge may take some time yet
Python
::: wesmckinn

What’s next for copyright reform, and what can we do to influence a better outcome?
copyright e brevetti
::: communia_eu

[nim] NimPyKot: my first Nim library
linguaggi di programmazione
::: The Ubuntu Incident

Ubuntu does OpenStack
Ubuntu
::: cialunet

Tricking users with fake updates
hardware
::: JohnDCook

Firefox Removes Core Product Support For RSS/Atom Feeds
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Nice post exploring chart themes in Altair. Themes are a feature we built into the package, but haven’t done much with yet… great to see users running with it!
Python
::: jakevdp

The @rustlang community is killing it with command-line utilities. So far I’ve replaced three staples (grep -> ripgrep, cat -> bat, find -> fd)
appena mi libero di Maxima (diciamo nel ’20)
linguaggi di programmazione
::: grumi78

ACM is celebrating the legacy of #AdaLovelace with a month-long series featuring inspiring women whose contributions to the computing profession have helped shape our lives
protagonisti
::: TheOfficialACM

Everyone needs basic digital skills. Everyone should be able to program
programming, codice, snippet
::: marcelsalathe

“The Illustrated TLS Connection”. (Every byte of a TLS connection explained and reproduced.)
programming, codice, snippet
::: b3h3m0th

The FBI Is Now Investigating Facebook’s Security Breach Where Attackers Accessed 30 Million Users’ Personal Information
Facebook | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: emenietti ::: WebReflection

Absolutely stunning numbers from AT&T, on how much they invest in employee up-skilling
economia
::: marcelsalathe

Cosmic Cuttlefish (18.10) Final Freeze
molto prestissimo 2 eventi importanti, questo e il Linux day
Ubuntu
::: novatillasku

By the way next time someone asks why anyone would need HTTPS on a page without any secrets and passwords: Ask them if they want a cryptominer injected on their webpage from a compromised device at their ISP
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: hanno ::: Slashdot

Educazione digitale, ragazzi e videogame: è ora di FARE e di CAMBIARE
games
::: RudyBandiera ::: GianlucaSgueo

OpenBSD adds unveil(), a new syscall for restricting filesystem access. Like pledge(), it aims to maximise adoption through having a limited (but very comprehensible) API
sistemi operativi
::: _wilfredh

How has Apple not built a search competitor?
ditte
::: matthewstoller

Facebook ha sospeso dozzine di account e profili di un’azienda russa – che in precedenza ha servito analytics al governo russo – che faceva presunta raccolta non autorizzata di dati
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Facebook
::: jacopo_iacoboni

Scala compiler just got a huge performance boost!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: jpressman

Cops Told ‘Don’t Look’ at New iPhones To Avoid Face ID Lock-Out
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Software development does not have economies of scale
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersIoT

Fast random number generation in Python and NumPy
Python
::: lemire

Mypy release 0.640 is out! New features: “Final” qualifiers, omitting __init__ return type, PEP 420 namespace package support. Also –allow-untyped-globals, and tons of bugs fixed
Python
::: gvanrossum

Twitter and Salesforce CEOs Spat Over Who is Helping the Homeless More
Twitter
::: Slashdot

How To See If Your Personal Data Was Stolen In the Recent Facebook Hack
Facebook
::: Slashdot

Tim Berners-Lee building a decentralized internet, Mojang opening Minecraft game code, and more news
novità
::: cialunet

A free, teacher-less university in France is schooling thousands of future-proof programmers
scuola, educazione
::: nicolaiarocci ::: nicolaiarocci

Science and Technology links (October 13th, 2018)
novità
::: lemire

Does Facebook deserve our trust? By Zuckerberg’s own standards, it would appear not
Facebook
::: mat

This unicorn bot has a “magical LED horn” that a kid can program to change colors based on specific actions
scuola, educazione
::: IEEESpectrum