Live Literate Programming [video]

Slap – A Sublime-like terminal-based text editor

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slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier. It has: $ slap fish.c $ slap fish1.c fish2.c $ slap redfish/ # open dir $ slap # new file

Introduction to ARM Assembly Basics

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Welcome to this tutorial series on ARM assembly basics. This is the preparation for the followup tutorial series on ARM exploit development (not published yet). Before we can dive into creating ARM shellcode and build ROP chains, we need to cover ...

With state budget in crisis, many Oklahoma schools hold classes four days a week

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A deepening budget crisis here has forced schools across the Sooner State to make painful decisions. Class sizes have ballooned, art and foreign-language programs have shrunk or disappeared, and with no money for new textbooks, children go without. ...

How to Achieve Polished UI

Ever since the original iPhone came out, I ’ve had several ideas about how they managed to achieve such fluidity with relatively mediocre hardware. I mean, it was good at the time, but Android still struggles on hardware that makes that look like ...

Exploring Flutter for Cross-Platform Mobile Development

At my work, we have a weekly meeting for mobile developers where a presentation is given by a different developer each week. When my turn came around recently, I decided to spend some time researching Flutter, which is a cross-platform framework from ...

Peer Community in …: A free recommendation process of scientific papers

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Almost 300 recommenders have already joined Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology.  Visit its website :  www.evolbiol.peercommunityin.org The “Peer Community in”project is a non-profit scientific organization aimed at creating specific communities ...

Growing a Compiler

Self-compiling compilers are common. The question is: How far can one go, bootstrapping a (very) small compiler-compiler into more capable compilers? The grammars and the machine have some simple symmetries that lead to actions such as backtracking ...

Analysis of casino shelf shuffling machines (2011)

Abstract:Many casinos routinely use mechanical card shuffling machines. We were asked to evaluate a new product, a shelf shuffler. This leads to new probability, new combinatorics and to some practical advice which was adopted by the manufacturer. ...

What Self-Driving Cars See

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Giant tech companies are fighting over the technology in court. Start-ups around the world are racing to develop new versions of it. And engineers say it is essential to making autonomous cars safe. Continue reading the main story Continue ...

Principles of TLA+

This is the first installment in a four-part blog post series about TLA +. A new post will be published every Thursday. TLA +is a formal specification and verification language that helps engineers design, specify, reason about and verify complex, ...

A review of Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

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After Clarence Clemons died in 2011, Springsteen auditioned a young sax player who arrived late and unprepared. ‘Where … do … you… think … you … are?’ Springsteen reports himself saying. ‘If you don’t know, let me tell you. You are in a CITADEL OF ROCK’N’ROLL.’

ReactOS 0.4.5 Released

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The ReactOS Project is pleased to release version 0.4.5 as a continuation of its three month cadence. Beyond the usual range of bug fixes and syncs with external dependencies, a fair amount of effort has gone into the graphical subsystem. Thanks ...

WebGL Water (2011)

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This demo requires a decent graphics card and up-to-date drivers. If you can't run the demo, you can still see it on YouTube.

A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming (2010) [pdf]

A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell ProgrammingSECOND EDITIONMark G. SobellUpper Saddle River, NJ •Boston •Indianapolis •San FranciscoNew York •Toronto •Montreal •London •Munich •Paris •MadridCapetown •Sydney •Tokyo •Singapore •Mexico ...

Lucida: Infrastructure for Emerging Intelligent Web Services

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[1] Johann Hauswald, Michael A. Laurenzano, Yunqi Zhang, Cheng Li, Austin Rovinski, Arjun Khurana, Ron Dreslinski, Trevor Mudge, Vinicius Petrucci, Lingjia Tang, and Jason Mars. "Sirius: An open end-to-end voice and vision personal assistant and ...

Realtime Bitcoin

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Keep track of the digital currency Bitcoin – in real-time! Shows you the exchange rate, transactions going through the network, power consuption and coins in circulation in a responsive dashboard format.

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PostmarketOS: Overwhelmed by feedback and next steps

postmarketOS: Overwhelmed by feedback and next steps 2 min A few words about the community's reception and detailed future plans to get a stable base/make contributing easy. Quick recap CI: Static code analysis CI: Testsuite Binary package ...

The Fifth Protocol (2014)

"Wait a minute... Make up your mind. This Snow Crash thing—is it a virus, a drug, or a religion?" Juanita shrugs. "What's the difference?" - Snow Crash Cryptocurrencies will create a fifth protocol layer powering the next generation of the Internet. Humans don't *need* math-based ...

View Counting at Reddit

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We want to better communicate the scale of Reddit to our users. Up to this point,  vote score and number of comments were the main indicators of activity on a given post. However, Reddit has many visitors that consume content without voting or ...

Airbnb Employees Speak Out About Bullying and ‘Toxic’ Work Environment

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According to current and former employees, the corporate culture at Airbnb has become ‘toxic’ over the last year.  In 2015, Glassdoor ranked the company as the #1 place to work, in 2017 that ranking dropped to 35th, and many employees are speaking ...

Switching From React To Vue.js

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So you’re a React developer and you’ve decided to try out Vue.js. Welcome to the party! React and Vue are kind of like Coke and Pepsi, so much of what you can do in React you can also do in Vue. There are some important conceptual differences though, ...

Show HN: Quantum Game with Photons

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All you need is a browser (we recommend recent version of Firefox or Chrome), you don’t need to install anything. It’s open source - so not only you can play it for free, but also lookup the code. Motivation behind the game is in Quantum ...

The Gilectomy – How's It Going [video]

Unusual whistled speech may reveal what humanity’s first words sounded like

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If you are ever lucky enough to visit the foothills of the Himalayas, you may hear a remarkable duet ringing through the forest. To the untrained ear, it might sound like musicians warming up a strange instrument. In reality, ...

Earth-observing companies push for more-advanced science satellites

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Never have so many private eyes looked down at Earth. In the past decade, about a dozen companies have formed to launch Earth-observing satellites. Few have sought to compete with sophisticated government-built instruments, but that is changing. ...

Linux Inside – How the Linux Kernel Works

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The goal is simple - to share my modest knowledge about the insides of the linux kernel and help people who are interested in linux kernel insides, and other low-level subject matter.

How Bayesian Inference Works (2016)

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Bayesian inference is a way to get sharper predictions from your data. It’s particularly useful when you don’t have as much data as you would like and want to juice every last bit of predictive strength from it.

The FCC’s case against net neutrality rests on a misrepresentation

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The FCC has just publishedthe notice of proposed rulemaking that would roll back the 2015 Open Internet Order establishing net neutrality. Its first and primary justification for doing this is a way of defining broadband access that ’s so ...