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Replacing a hot path in your app's JavaScript with WebAssembly | Web | Google Developers
It's consistently fast, yo. In my previous articles I talked about how WebAssemblyallows you to bring the library ecosystem of C/C++ to the web. One app…
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How to take back control of /etc/resolv.conf on Linux
There are a number of programs that wants to automatically manage and handle the DNS name server and resolution configuration file at /etc/resolv.conf . In some…
2 days ago
shared_ptr<T>: the (not always) atomic reference counted smart pointer · Snf's blog
13 Feb 2019 Introduction This is a write-up of the “behavioral analysis” of shared_ptr<T> reference count in GNU’s libstdc++. This smart pointer is used to…
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No, the problem isn’t “bad coders” – Sean Griffin – Medium
Sean Griffin Feb 12 A recent blog article discussed the fact that 70% of all security bugs in Microsoft products are due to memory safety vulnerabilities. A lot…
3 days ago
The Firmware and Hardware Rabbit Hole
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 I started dipping into some firmware and hardware things on my vacation and unemployment and I figured I would take you down my…
4 days ago
Solving Knights and Knaves with Alloy • Hillel Wayne
There’s a famous logic puzzle, originally from Raymond Smullyan, called a “Knights and Knaves” puzzle. We have a set of people, all of whom are either a Knight…
4 days ago
Secret Design Docs: Multi-Tenant Orchestrator
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 I thought it would be fun to start a blog post series containing design docs from my personal archive that never saw the light of…
4 days ago
What's next for SemVer • Steve Klabnik
February 11, 2019 On December 18, 2009 1 , the Semantic Versioning specification was announced. More commonly known as SemVer, it provided guidance for…
4 days ago
Generators I: Toward a minimum viable product
We’re still not finished with the design of async/await, but it’s alreadybecome clear that it’s time to get the next phases of the feature into thepipeline.…
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Betamaxed — Dorian Taylor
I was an early Sub­ver­sion adopter, be­cause CVS is re­ally ter­ri­ble. Sub­ver­sion, how­ever, is ut­terly baroque. Im­ple­mented as an Apache mod­ule , it’s…
5 days ago
ExFaKT: a framework for explaining facts over knowledge graphs and text
ExFaKT: a framework for explaining facts over knowledge graphs and text Gad-Elrab et al., WSDM’19 Last week we took a look at Graph Neural Networks for learning…
5 days ago
Guide to Computing — docubyte
GUIDE TO COMPUTING ​This colourful series of historic computers documents the evolution of design within computing history. Many thanks to: The National Museum…
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Paxos Overview | Danielle Tomlinson
This is a simplified explanation of the Paxos consensus protocol, although it attempts to be mostly correct, there is some nuance lost in the simplification.…
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Superhuman vs. Human – Paula Pärnaste – Medium
On productivity hacks and squirrel watching Paula Pärnaste Jul 9, 2016 Did you know that there are more bacterial cells in the body than human cells? Despite…
6 days ago
Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For February 8th, 2019 - High Scalability -
Friday, February 8, 2019 at 9:03AM Wake up! It's HighScalability time: Change is always changing . What will the next 5 years look like? Do you like this sort…
6 days ago
Concurrency management in BPF [LWN.net]
In the beginning, programs run on the in-kernel BPF virtual machine had nopersistent internal state and no data that was shared with any other partof the…
8 days ago
An open source parser for GitHub Actions
Since the beta release of GitHub Actions last October, thousands of users have added workflow files to their repositories. But until now, those files only work…
8 days ago
The Woman Who Sees Space First – Space Time – Medium
F or decades, space scientists could only speculate about what the surface of Mars looked like. It wasn’t until 1965 that NASA’s Mariner 4 spacecraft sent the…
9 days ago
BMO/UserGuide/Filtering Bugzilla Email in GMail - MozillaWiki
Gmail's filtering capabilities are largely limited to filtering on the message body, rendering the large number of Bugzilla "X-Headers" unavailable for…
10 days ago
The monadic morass
The monadic morass September 16, 2012 ∞ Beware of the Turing tar-pit in which everything is possible butnothing of interest is easy. — Alan Perlis, Epigrams on…
11 days ago
Putting Users and Publishers at the Center of the Online Value Exchange – The Mozilla Blog
Publishers are getting a raw deal in the current online advertising ecosystem. The technology they depend on to display advertisements also ensures they lose…
11 days ago
osaka.rs - rust async without the noise
This is a background story blog for osaka.rs sort of.For a quicker intro of osaka, check out the readme on github instead . since the beginning of 2018 all of…
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RT : 祝大家新年快乐,猪年大吉!
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[Mozilla Berlin Office]

Me: [chanting] all hands, all-

Other Rustaceans: all hands, ALL HANDS

Ferris: [pounding…
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NIKA:\fission-news-1\>
NIKA:\ > list ❚ Fission Engineering Newsletter #1 Mon 04 February 2019 · mozilla firefox gecko fission TL;DR Fission is happening and our first "Milestone" is…
11 days ago
Rust Governance: Scaling Empathy - In Pursuit of Laziness
There’s been a lot of talk about improving Rust’s governance model lately. As we decompress from last year’s hectic edition work, we’re slowly starting to look…
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The team all-hands is about to start at Berlin!
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Watching the sun rise from the bathtub in my Berlin hotel room. Stunning, A+ would bathe again
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Holy sheep it's early 😵 but ohhey All-Hands, here we come! 🚀
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In a lot of ways, tree-shaking is like optimizing your cold boot times while inadvertently *ensuring* that you almo…
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“Next station: Brand Tropical Islands” 🤷🏼‍♂️
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late night parties in berlin are truly wild
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Das ist auch ueberall ...
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En route to the Rust All Hands in Berlin! And trying hard to fight off a cold... ✈️🤧
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If you're going to be at the all hands, and want to say hi, please do! Love to hear from folks (even if I…
13 days ago
Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For February 1st, 2019 - High Scalability -
Friday, February 1, 2019 at 9:03AM Wake up! It's HighScalability time: Memory module for the Apollo Guidance Computer (Mike Stewart) . The AGC weighed 70 pounds…
14 days ago
Forget privacy: you're terrible at targeting anyway
Forget privacy: you're terrible at targeting anyway I don't mind letting your programs see my private data as long as I getsomething useful in exchange. But…
14 days ago
Fixed it for you: protocol repair using lineage graphs
Fixed it for you: protocol repair using lineage graphs Oldenburg et al., CIDR’19 This is a cool paper on a number of levels. Firstly, the main result that…
15 days ago
OOP Before OOP with Simula
Imagine that you are sitting on the grassy bank of a river. Ahead of you, thewater flows past swiftly. The afternoon sun has put you in an idle,philosophical…
15 days ago
Cloudbootup: 4 bit Adder in Alloy and TypeScript
Introduction While learning Alloy I took a small detour to implement a 4 bit adder because I wanted afun exercise to help with the learning process. Today I…
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Anyone knows why dropping a Vec in Rust zeroes out the first 8 bytes when using the Linux system allocator? (As opp…
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he did say "shush! Sit down & be humble", which i'm beginning to suspec…
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Good morning ☕️ 🐻
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Okay, things are escalating maybe a little bit... 😅
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Habe letzten Sonntag auf dem Rückweg von einen Trip zum Nixdorf Museum erst erkannt, dass immutable infras…
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Salsa: Incremental recompilation
So for the last couple of months or so, I’ve been hacking in my sparetime on this library named salsa , along with a numberof awesome otherfolks .…
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If you end up creating a language that uses astral energy instead of syntax, I'd be interested in getting involved.…
17 days ago
On Being A Principal Engineer
6 min read The manager’s path I bought and read The Manager’s Path by the awesome Camille Fournier when it first came out. At the time, I was a senior Database…
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how is your high and low so close. Does the sun not work there?
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lucky enough to get a personalised mini-tour of the wonderful Windhoek by today who I met first time in…
18 days ago
The Legacy of Firefox OS
Ben Francis Jan 27 In 2017 I wrote about the story of Firefox OS , from the birth of the B2G (Boot to Gecko) open source software project as an empty GitHub…
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As it should be. ☕
19 days ago
I read a paper: 'In search of an understandable consensus algorithm' (the Raft paper)
Raft is an algorithm for distributed consensus. It was introduced in this paper , 'In search of an understandable consensus algorithm' by Ongaro and Ousterhout,…
19 days ago
My Rust Powered linux.conf.au e-Paper Badge - WezM.net by Wesley Moore
My Rust Powered linux.conf.au e-Paper Badge Published on Sun, 27 January 2019 This week I attended linux.conf.au (for the first time) in Christchurch,…
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Very nice.

My favorites are the world map ones: they always use more than four colors and always have a m…
20 days ago
Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For January 25th, 2019 - High Scalability -
Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 11:40AM Wake up! It's HighScalability time: My god, it's full of synapses! ( 3D map of a fly's brain ) Do you like this sort of…
21 days ago
GitHub - RWTH-OS/eduOS-rs: A teaching operating system written in Rust
Hey, our teaching operating system eduOS-rs ( ) is able to run a Linux binary. Ok, it is onl…
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Hey, our teaching operating system eduOS-rs ( ) is able to run a Linux binary. Ok, it is onl…
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Großes Kino! 🇩🇪 Die Fans verabschieden unsere Jungs mit Applaus! Und womit? Mit Recht! Kopf hoch, Jungs! Ihr habt s…
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Add to the list of reasons to use and support
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research!rsc: Our Software Dependency Problem
Our Software Dependency Problem Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. PDF For decades, discussion of software reuse was far more common than actual software…
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Machine decision making workshop
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kid: all done with math homework
me: no wait dammit I'm still on
24 days ago
Enjoy a slice of QUIC, and Rust!
During last year’s Birthday Week we announced early support for QUIC , the next generation encrypted-by-default network transport protocol designed to secure…
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Telemetry probes in Firefox can now be easily re-used for multiple pings.
25 days ago
Physiker rocken den Pavillon
Nachrichten Kultur Physiker rocken den Pavillon 16:05 21.01.2019 Kultur Lernen und lachen – die beiden Podcaster und „Rockstars der Wissenschaft“ Reinhard…
25 days ago
For the Love of Pipes
Monday, January 21, 2019 My top used shell command is | . This is called a pipe. In brief, the | allows for the output of one program (on the left) to becomethe…
25 days ago
Why Don't People Use Formal Methods? • Hillel Wayne
I saw this question on the Software Engineering Stack Exchange: What are the barriers that prevent widespread adoption of formal methods ? The question was…
25 days ago
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extremely into this talk on how Firefox collects and classifies data and lowkey also want to narrate the…
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Data collection…is Evil… rright?!

talks about “Collecting Data Responsibly at Scale” — but, perhaps even…
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learned about how handles data collection with firefox via lean data’s 4 categories and the data collectio…
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Chris from Mozilla Talks to us about Responsible Data Collection
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Lean Data collection makes sense to me from a privacy and ethical standpoint. Thanks , I’m definitely goin…
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Crash: Saha B703 at Fath on Jan 14th 2019, landed at wrong airport
Crash: Saha B703 at Fath on Jan 14th 2019, landed at wrong airport This website uses cookies for user interface, tracking performance and optimized ads.Learn…
27 days ago
Open Letter: An Open Letter to the Mathematical Community
Dear colleagues, There is no escaping the widespread dissatisfaction within modern academia. With neoliberal upper management, bloated administration,…
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