Mozilla moves to distrust the TrustCor CA

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TSMC to make 4nm chips in Arizona for Apple, AMD, Nvidia

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TSMCwill make semiconductors on an advanced 4nm production process when it opens its new chip factory in Arizona in 2024, it has been reported. The Taiwanese company had previously planned a 5nm production line, but has had a change of heart at the ...

Surely you're publishing, Mr. Feynman

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The so called publish-or-perish culture in academia is real. Academics, specially at top-tier Research Universities, have a tremendous pressure to continuously produce publishable results, i.e. results that can be published in good journals and/or conferences. In an ideal world, publishable...

Inkbase: Programmable Ink

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Making end-user programmingpowerful and ubiquitous is a central goal within our lab ’s broader vision of making better tools for thought. Spreadsheets are a widely successful end-user programming tool, and in particular we are inspired by their support ...

The sad history of Unicode printf-style format specifiers in Visual C++

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Windows adopted Unicode before most other operating systems. [citation needed]As a result, Windows ’s solutions to many problems differ from solutions adopted by those who waited for the dust to settle.¹ The most notable example of this is that Windows ...

A Vim Guide for Advanced Users

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Welcome to the third part of this series aimed to help you unleash a power never seen on Earth using the Almighty Vim. But before going into the juicy content of this article, I’ve some recommendations for you, dear reader:

Mozilla, Microsoft yank TrustCor's root certificate authority

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Making unphishable 2FA phishable

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Lastpass Security Incident

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In keeping with our commitment to transparency, I wanted to inform you of a security incident that our team is currently investigating. We recently detected unusual activity within a third-party cloud storage service, which is currently shared by ...

Spotify CEO renews attack on Apple after Musk's salvo

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STOCKHOLM, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Spotify's (SPOT.N) CEO Daniel Ek renewed his attack on Apple (AAPL.O)on Wednesday in a series of tweets alleging the iPhone maker "gives itself every advantage while at the same time stifling innovation and hurting ...

We found critical vulnerabilities in Hive Social

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Dieser Artikel ist auch auf deutsch erschienen. Following the Twitter takeover, a number of services promising to be an alternative gained traction. One of those is “Hive Social”, which reached more than a million users in the last weeks. Of course, we were interested and took a look at Hive...

OpenAI ChatGPT: Optimizing language models for dialogue

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We’ve trained a model called ChatGPT which interacts in a conversational way. The dialogue format makes it possible for ChatGPT to answer followup questions, admit its mistakes, challenge incorrect premises, and reject inappropriate requests. ChatGPT is a sibling model to InstructGPT, which is...

How We Built Fly Postgres

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Like many public cloud platforms, Fly.io has a database offering. Where AWS has RDS, and Heroku has Heroku Postgres, Fly.io has Fly Postgres. You can spin up a Postgres database, or a whole cluster, with just a couple of commands. Sign up for Fly.io ...

Show HN: Trading cards made with e-ink displays

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Based on an idea I had in 2014, built in my spare time over the past two years, I’ve finally completed my first physical prototypes. Wyldcards are small plastic cards with e-ink screens (like a Kindle). When placed onto a plinth, the image on the ...

FTX’s collapse was a crime, not an accident

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In the weeks since Sam Bankman-Fried ’s cryptocurrency empire was revealed to be a house of lies, mainstream news organizations and commentators have often failed to give their readers a straightforward assessment of exactly what happened. August institutions ...

New Browser Dynamic Viewport Units

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To size something as tall as the viewport, you can use the vw and vh units. Give an element a width of 100vw and a height of 100vh, and it will cover the viewport entirely. A light blue element set to be 100vw by 100vh, covering the entire viewport. The ...

New details on commercial spyware vendor Variston

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Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has been tracking the activities of commercial spyware vendors for years, using our research to improve the safety and security of Google ’s products and share intelligence with our industry peers. TAG ’s research ...

Launch HN: Patterns (YC S21) – A much faster way to build and deploy data apps

Hey HN, I’m Ken, co-founder of Patterns ( https://www.patterns.app/) with with my friend Chris. Patterns gets rid of repetitive gruntwork when building and deploying data applications. We abstract away the micro-management of compute, storage, orchestration, ...

The Casino-Chip Society

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Many people believe that their national currency is a single currency , but that it appears in different forms. A person comparing a dollar bill with a dollar bank account balance may believe those are just different versions of the same thing, like comparing ...

Pup: Parsing HTML at the command line

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pup is a command line tool for processing HTML. It reads from stdin, prints to stdout, and allows the user to filter parts of the page using CSS selectors. Inspired by jq, pup aims to be a fast and flexible way of exploring HTML from the terminal.

Astronomers detect “mystery molecule” in exoplanet’s atmosphere

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The James Webb Space Telescope has allowed astronomers to study the atmosphere of a distant gas giant exoplanet with greater precision than ever before, leading to the discovery of three firsts in astronomy.

GeoDesk is a spatial database engine for OpenStreetMap features

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Build fast and powerful applications using the world’s largest collection of free geodata. A Geographic Object Libraryis only 10 to 50 percent larger than its OSM-PBF source data. That ’s less than one-tenth of the storage footprint of a traditional ...

What Are Executive Off-Sites Good For?

It’s that time of year when companies perform the sacred ritual of annual planning. As a strategy consultant I get pulled into quite a lot of these for clients. They’re fun (especially as an outsider!). But are they useful?

Soufflé: A Datalog Synthesis Tool for Static Analysis

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Rapid-prototyping for your analysis problems with logic; enabling deep design-space explorations; designed for large-scale static analysis; e.g., points-to analysis for Java, taint-analysis, security checks. Program Soufflé → Futamura projections/partial ...

This Week's Hype

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This work is getting the full-press promotional package: no preprint on the arXiv (unless I’m missing something?), embargoed info to journalists, with reveal at a press conference, a cover story in Nature, accompanied by a barrage of press releases ...

Ask HN: Are there things that Flash did that we still can’t do with today’s web?

As I recall, as of a few years ago, that was the case, ie web apps could not do some of the things Flash was able to do. But maybe web technologies have advanced recently so that that’s no longer the case. A lot of answers already boil down ...

Vector Search Engine

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Full-text search does not always provide the desired result. Documents may have too few keywords, or queries might be too large. One way to overcome these problems is a neural network-based semantic search, which can be used in conjunction with traditional ...

How to arrange any number of stars on the U.S. flag (2016)

This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website Last modified: 2016-04-14 by rick wyatt Keywords: united states | stars | Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors To put these ...

Convert SimCity 2000 cities into Minecraft worlds

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MineCity 2000 is a program that converts SimCity 2000 cities into Minecraft (Java Edition) worlds The program works by reading a *.sc2 city file created by SimCity 2000. It then maps the terrain and places all the buildings into a Minecraft world. ...

GIMP Turns 27

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Today, on 21 st of November 2022, the GNU Image Manipulation Program turned 27 (cf. the first release announcement on 1995-11-21). To celebrate, Aryeom ( ZeMarmot‘s director) drew this nice birthday illustration (fully drawn within GIMP, and under ...