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Why are scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python, Ruby) not suitable as shell languages? - Stack Overflow
Shell programming is basically dataflow programming. Nobody realizes that, not even the people who write shells, but it turns out that shells are quite good at that, and general-purpose languages not so much. In the general-purpose programming world, dataflow seems to be mostly viewed as a concurrency model, not so much as a programming paradigm.
5 days ago
Mette Frederiksen: the anti-immigration left leader set to win power in Denmark | World news | The Guardian
Social Democrats are election frontrunners but critics say their leader has dragged the party sharply to the right
Denmark  SocialDemocrats  immigration 
5 days ago
Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version - Windows 10 Forums
Latest Realtek High Definition Audio Codecs    Note RELEASE DATE: May 11th 2015 DRIVER VERSION: R 2.77 Driver Version in Device Manager: 6.0
driver  audio 
11 days ago
This page is a truly naked, brutalist html quine.
A project in webdesign that reproduces an html page as a browser would interpret it
html5  quine  css 
12 days ago
[Internal Memo] Principles for Decision-Making in a Flat Organization
We don’t try to reach consensus in the IETF as an end in itself. We use consensus-building as a tool to get to the best technical (and sometimes procedural) outcome when we make decisions.

management  decision-making 
13 days ago
Have you considered Rewriting It In Rust?
rust  criticism  programming 
17 days ago
7 absolute truths I unlearned as junior developer
A few things I strongly believed when I was a junior developer which turned out to be wrong.
career  management  mentorship 
17 days ago
Time to rethink mandatory password changes | Federal Trade Commission
Data security is a process that evolves over time as new threats emerge and new countermeasures are developed.
infosec  research 
17 days ago
Security Myths and Passwords - CERIAS - Purdue University
In summary, forcing periodic password changes given today’s resources is unlikely to significantly reduce the overall threat—unless the password is immediately changed after each use.
17 days ago
Work Smaller (Even If It Makes No Sense) – Hacker Noon
Why do some teams fail to meet their sprint “commitments” (hate that word) sprint after sprint? In this post I argue that the cure is working extremely and counterintuitively small, but that our…
agile  leadership 
18 days ago
Boden Cross-Platform Framework
Boden is the new cross-platform framework for building real native mobile apps using native widgets and modern C++17. Boden is free and open source.
c++  android  ios 
20 days ago
Update on await syntax in Rust | Hacker News
a thread on hackernews about the intricacies on open-source decision making
20 days ago
Update on await syntax
In my previous post I said that the lang team would be making our final decision about the syntax of the await operator in the May 23 meeting. That was last Thursday, and we did reach a decision. In brief, we decided to go forward with the preliminary proposal I outlined earlier: a postfix dot syntax, future.await. For more background, in addition the previous post on my blog, you can read this write up about some of the trade offs from April.
20 days ago
Police in Canada Are Tracking People’s ‘Negative’ Behavior In a ‘Risk’ Database - VICE
The database includes detailed, but “de-identified,” information about people’s lives culled from conversations between police, social services, health workers, and more.
canada  crime  culture  politics 
25 days ago
Expresso | Demitiu-se sindicalista que alertou para existência de racismo na polícia
O maior sindicato da PSP cedeu à pressão dos polícias e não segurou o seu vice-presidente, Manuel Morais, que tem alertado para casos de racismo e xenofobia nas forças de segurança
police  Portugal  racism 
27 days ago
The Most Expensive Lesson Of My Life: Details of SIM port hack
A detail of an hack where the victim lost 100k$ in crypto (lol) due to a sim card spoof and 2fa
infosec  2fa 
28 days ago
marcrobledo/RomPatcher.js: An IPS/UPS/APS/BPS/RUP/PPF/xdelta ROM patcher made in HTML5.
An IPS/UPS/APS/BPS/RUP/PPF/xdelta ROM patcher made in HTML5. - marcrobledo/RomPatcher.js
emulation  javascript 
4 weeks ago
Expresso | A geração “não pagamos” chegou ao poder?
Uma parte do meu IRS vai financiar o sistema de ensino que me serviu de forma decisiva para ter uma vida melhor. Não me parece mau negócio. E tem um efeito que me parece importante: responsabiliza-me por dar aos outros o que outros me deram a mim: a possibilidade de, por via da qualificação, ter uma vida melhor. Se não andamos cá para dar de volta, andamos cá para quê?
Portugal  education 
4 weeks ago
MEGA's whitepaper on E2EE end to end encryption
4 weeks ago
Delitos de odio: La Fiscalía del Estado considera delito la incitación al odio hacia los nazis | Público
The Attorney General of the State in Spain has just decided to classify Nazis (yes, Nazis) as a protected group so inciting hatred towards them will be illegal and considered a hate crime.
nazism  far-right  Spain  europe 
4 weeks ago
Dan Kaszeta on Twitter: "OK. Regarding this milkshake stuff. Some context on where and how I'm qualified to comment. I spent 6 years in the US Secret Service as one of its senior CBRN specialists."
A thread from an ex-secret service talking about his experience with political protests and political violence, in the context of the recent (May 2019) protests with milkshakes thrown at political figures
didn't consider that stuff to be "political violence" in the absence of evidence of intent to cause actual harm
political-violence  free-speech  protests  protest 
4 weeks ago
SerenityOS/serenity: Serenity Operating System
Serenity Operating System. Contribute to SerenityOS/serenity development by creating an account on GitHub.
4 weeks ago
How to Understand the Image of a Black Hole - YouTube
a short vid explaining the importance, and accurately predicting, the black hole image. How what we saw wasn't the event horizon, and more similar to its shadow. And that the image could prove if general theory of relativity actually predicts what happens around the black hole
space  blackhole 
4 weeks ago
The PR Guru Behind the Pope Who Is Charming the World - VICE
the pope's pr guy is a Fox News alum and member of Opus Dei
4 weeks ago
Aim and Scope - SURE Journal
"SURE exists to fight “publication bias,” which affects every research field out there. Publication bias works like this: Let’s say hundreds of scientists are studying a topic. The ones who find counterintuitive, surprising results in their data will publish those surprising results as papers."
science  papers 
4 weeks ago
The Carnation Revolution – A Peaceful Coup in Portugal - Association for Diplomatic Studies and TrainingAssociation for Diplomatic Studies and Training
After the Carnation Revolution US thought that the communists were going to take over Portugal, some counter measures were setup in place in that case
USA  Portugal  communism  estado-novo 
5 weeks ago
Linear lets you manage software development and track bugs. Linear's streamlined design is built for speed and efficiency — helping high performing teams accomplish great things.
development  bugtracker 
5 weeks ago
Venezuela coup linked to Bush team | World news | The Guardian
Specialists in the 'dirty wars' of the Eighties encouraged the plotters who tried to topple President Chavez.
5 weeks ago
lettier/3d-game-shaders-for-beginners: 🎮 A step-by-step guide on how to implement SSAO, depth of field, lighting, normal mapping, and more for your 3D game.
🎮 A step-by-step guide on how to implement SSAO, depth of field, lighting, normal mapping, and more for your 3D game. - lettier/3d-game-shaders-for-beginners
gamedev  graphics  programming 
5 weeks ago
Subscribe to read | Financial Times
WhatsApp voice calls used to inject Israeli spyware on phones
Israel  infosec 
5 weeks ago
Random Forests for Complete Beginners -
The definitive guide to Random Forests and Decision Trees.
algorithms  machine-learning 
6 weeks ago
D3-KlebXoAUxUv2.jpg:large (1600×970)
life of a programmatic ad impression
ads  web 
6 weeks ago
Latest News | Science | AAAS
The world's leading outlet for cutting-edge research in all areas of science.
science  magazines 
6 weeks ago
lukeed/polka: A micro web server so fast, it'll make you dance!
A micro web server so fast, it'll make you dance! :dancers: - lukeed/polka
nodejs  server 
6 weeks ago
raulgrell/tetris: A simple tetris clone written in zig programming language.
A simple tetris clone written in zig programming language. - raulgrell/tetris
7 weeks ago
Don't just do it, think it too: on learning with Gilbert Ryle | Aeon Essays
Don’t just do it, think about it too: how Gilbert Ryle’s philosophy of mind can help athletes teach themselves to improve
health  learning-theory  fitness 
8 weeks ago
Stephen Repetski on Twitter: "Here's the Boring Company's draft DC-Baltimore "Loop" Environmental Assessment:"
The great solution for public transport that Musk proposed, an intercity transit system with a *daily* capacity of half a Eurostar
tesla  public-transit  elon-musk 
9 weeks ago
Egalitarian Sweden getting more unequal as tax cuts help the rich - Reuters
Sweden's Social Democrat-led government will outline tax cuts for top earners on Wednesday, widening the gap between rich and poor in a country that has long enjoyed a reputation for social equality.
europe  Sweden  Inequality 
10 weeks ago
Climate Chaos Is Coming — and the Pinkertons Are Ready - The New York Times
fuckin pinkertons
As they see it, global warming
stands to make corporate
security as high-stakes in the
21st century as it was in the 19th.
climate_change  pinkerton's 
10 weeks ago
2019 vote of confidence in the May ministry - Wikipedia
The motion was defeated by 325 votes to 306: a majority of 19. Ten DUP MPs and the independent MP Sylvia Hermon voted with the government. All the other parties in the Commons supported Labour's motion, as did some independent MPs, including Jared O'Mara and Stephen Lloyd. Three independent MPs, all formerly in Labour, abstained, as did Paul Flynn (Labour), who was too ill to vote.
Tories  labour-party  Brexit 
10 weeks ago
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