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Model View Controller isn't
The Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern is everywhere.Web frameworks use. Apps use it. GUIs use it.Well, actually they don't use MVC.It is just a marketing…
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Dismantle the Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security’s first problem is its name. Mainstream American political thought long celebrated the United States as a multicultural…
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Differential equations boil down to linear algebra
When I was in college, my view of applied math was something like the following. Applied math is mostly mathematical physics. Mathematical physics is mostly…
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Welcome to the PEGTL
The Parsing Expression Grammar Template Library (PEGTL) is a zero-dependency C++ header-only parser combinator library for creating parsers according to a…
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sarah jeong on Twitter
Log in Sign up sarah jeong @ sarahjeong 48m THERE'S A PSYDUCK!? View details · sarah jeong @ sarahjeong 43m Replying to @sarahjeong it looks SO WEIRD too View…
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11 great websites to find data sets | Data Interview Questions
If you're new to the data space, or if you've recently learned a new skill, or just trying to build a more robust data science/analystportfolio, a perfect way…
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History from WWII - The Charlie Brown and Franz Stigler Incident - Globalo
A pilot glanced outside his cockpit and froze. He blinked hard and looked again, hoping it was just a mirage. But his co-pilot stared at the same horrible…
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The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mosaic versions In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic.... Version 0.1a Development began in June 1993 - Internal testing Only Native support for accessing…
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100 Years Ago Today: America Enters the Great War
A century ago today, the United States Congress, acting on the request of President Woodrow Wilson, declared war on Imperial Germany. Four days before, on the…
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Inventing Black and White
In Virginia in the 1600s, Anthony Johnson secured his freedom from indentured servitude, acquired land, and became a respected member of his community.…
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Wanted: Console Text Editor for Windows | OS/2 Museum
(This is a guest post by Antoni Sawicki aka Tenox) Since 2012 or so Microsoft is pushing concept of running Windows Server headless without GUI and…
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Chapter 10. Boost.Tokenizer
Chapter 10. Boost.Tokenizer The library Boost.Tokenizer allows you to iterate over partial expressions in a string by interpreting certain characters as…
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The Ancient Art of the Numerati
Chapters 1: Introduction 2: Recommendation systems 3: Item-based filtering 4: Classification 5: More on classification 6: Naïve Bayes 7: Unstructured text 8:…
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r/linux - Give me that one command you wish you knew years ago. I'll start.
level 1 toaster13 395 points · 6 years ago disown - bash built in. You know how you always start that mega long rsync in an ssh session from your laptop and…
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7 days ago
On your markdown, hypertext, now!
Originally posted at letsjustwander.now.sh I'll start with the why. # language: en Feature : Free and minimal static blog In order to have a long-lasting blog…
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Cheesecake Factory Interiors Are Weird and Wonderful, All Thanks to This Designer
A Cheesecake Factory location in Austin. Wil C. Fry /Flickr The Cheesecake Factory, in all of its gold-hued, dark-wood opulence; romance novel-length menu; and…
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ganbarimax on Twitter
ganbarimax @ MaxKriegerVG Nov 16 Replying to @MaxKriegerVG The Cheesecake Factory essentially grew out of a Los Angeles bakery business. Then, in 1992, they…
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Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan - Brian Kernighan on the typesetting of "The Go Programming Language" book
Brian Kernighan on the typesetting of "The Go Programming Language" book Posted on 2016-03-07 golang, typesetting, unix A while ago, I bought the book “ The Go…
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No One Wants It | Affidavit
Andrea Long Chu November 5, 2018 Crown Archetype As a lightweight behind-the-scenes look at a critically acclaimed television series, Jill Soloway’s new memoir…
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9 days ago
LM383
LM383 For a whileit was always a pleasure to see one of my ICs being sold to hobbyists. Although the LM383 had perhaps a typical life for an IC, it was sad to…
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Albums of Our Lives: Hole’s Celebrity Skin
Albums of Our Lives: Hole’s Celebrity Skin 1. The car I drove when I was 20 smelled like rain. When it stormed, the passenger side floor filled with a puddle so…
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9 days ago
XOR Swap Explained Visually | teaearlgraycold.me
A common riddle-like question for programmers asks them to swap the values of two integers without a temporary intermediate value. There are two common…
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9 days ago
Remembering Grim Fandango: this week in tech, 20 years ago
You can find a lot of Halloween-themed coverage on The Verge , but this week also marked the Mexican holiday Día de Muertos — and the 20th anniversary of Grim…
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9 days ago
Thread by @Foone: "It is 2018 and this error message is a mistake from 1974. This limitation, which is still found in the very latest Windows 10, dates back to […]"
It is 2018 and this error message is a mistake from 1974. This limitation, which is still found in the very latest Windows 10, dates back to BEFORE STAR WARS.…
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Your guide to building a homebrew 6502 computer
If you’ve ever thought about getting down to bare metal and building a homebrew computer from scratch [Garth Wilson] put up a great primer to the 6502 , the…
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10 days ago
What Is an Incel? A Term Used by the Toronto Van Attack Suspect, Explained
In a message posted to Facebook, the suspect in Monday’s fatal van attack in Toronto praised Elliot Rodger, pictured above in a 2014 video in which he vowed to…
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10 days ago
#241 – An Interview With Chuck Peddle – Charismatic Chipmaking Coryphaeus
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Welcome Chuck Peddle, inventor of the 6502 and the father of the personal…
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11 days ago
Review: Single Board 65C02 and 65C816 Computers
the 6502 wasn’t that useful without these support chips
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11 days ago
Digital Fortress — Stranger Than Fiction | Armin Ronacher's Thoughts and Writings
written on Thursday, April 19, 2007 I don't rant that often about books. But when I read that book Inearly had to vomit. I seldom read such a piece of crap.…
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12 days ago
A Minimalist Dark Design System for Vue.js 👩‍🎨👨‍🎨
A MINIMALIST DARK DESIGN SYSTEM FOR VUE.JS 🎨 Based components designed for the insomniacs who enjoy dark interfaces as much as we do. We'll never send you more…
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Three Sales Mistakes Software Engineers Make
Everybody is selling something. For software engineers this can translate to selling products directly to customers on the front lines or selling new product…
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Stop using JWT for sessions - joepie91's Ramblings
Update - June 19, 2016: A lot of people have been suggesting the same "solutions" to the problems below, but none of them are practical. I've published a new…
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13 days ago
'Ghost kanji' lurk in the Japanese lexicon | The Japan Times
There are plenty of dead words in languages all over the world, but can the same be said about ghost words? Floating around the murky regions of digitized…
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A Guide to ARM64 / AArch64 Assembly on Linux with Shellcodes and Cryptography
Introduction The Cortex-A76 codenamed “Enyo” will be the first of three CPU cores from ARM designed to target the laptop market between 2018-2020. ARM already…
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13 days ago
Normalizing Filenames and Data with Bash | Linux Journal
URLify: convert letter sequences into safe URLs with hexequivalents. This is my 155th column. That means I've been writing for LinuxJournal for: $ echo "155/12"…
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14 days ago
My (somewhat) complete salary history as a software engineer - Human Who Codes
It’s 2018 and somehow women are still getting paid less than men, even in supposedly progressive industries like software.[1] Whether that be from companies…
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An Alternative History of Silicon Valley Disruption
A few years after the Great Recession, you couldn’t scroll through Google Reader without seeing the word “disrupt.” TechCrunch named a conference after it, the…
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88 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1998
29. David Bowie – “I’m Afraid of Americans” Pop culture in 1995: David Bowie’s newest collaboration with Brian Eno narrowly dodged a Keanu Reeves movie and…
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Here’s How A Handful Of American Tech Companies Radicalized The World
On Sunday, far-right evangelical Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil. The era of being surprised at this kind of politics is over. Now we have to…
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Why Jupyter is data scientists’ computational notebook of choice
Perched atop the Cerro Pachón ridge in the Chilean Andes is a building site that will eventually become the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). When it…
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15 days ago
The Strange, Sad World of Restaurant Auctions
Sara Jenkins Editor's note: The is the second piece in a series in which Sara is chronicling the process of opening a new restaurant, Porsena. You can read the…
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16 days ago
[Penguin] A Perl Hacker in the Land of Python
o-----------ooO--(- Important Message -)--Ooo------------o| || SAVE BANDWITH, SPACE, TIME & MONEY, REPLY WITH PRUDENCE.|| |o----=[ Penguin @ My - Linux ([EMAIL…
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Perl? Ha, ha, ha. Try Python!
I found mention of this apparently infamous O'Reilly banner ad when flipping throughmy recently purchased copy of Programming Python. The ad is hilarious, and…
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16 days ago
The Fall Of Perl, The Web’s Most Promising Language
I first heard of Perl when I was in middle school in the early 2000s. It was one of the world’s most versatile programming languages, dubbed the Swiss army…
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The ANSI C Standard Library
<assert.h> : Diagnostics <ctype.h> : Character Class Tests <errno.h> : Error Number <float.h> : Implementation-defined Floating-Point Limits <limits.h> :…
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The (Imaginary) Numbers at the Edge of Reality | Quanta Magazine
Have you ever sat in a math classroom and wondered, “When will I ever use this?” You might have asked yourself this question when you first encountered…
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16 days ago
The Surprising Power of The Long Game
It’s easy to overestimate the importance of luck on success and underestimate the importance of investing in success every single day. Too often, we convince…
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16 days ago
The Waiting Time Paradox, or, Why Is My Bus Always Late? | Pythonic Perambulations
Image Source: Wikipedia License CC-BY-SA 3.0 If you, like me, frequently commute via public transit, you may be familiar with the following situation: You…
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17 days ago
The Difference Between a Programmer, a Hacker, and a Developer - Daniel Miessler
T here is often spirited discussion and debate about the differences between Programmers, Hackers, and Developers. Most descriptions I’ve seen are flawed in at…
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17 days ago
Starting an InfoSec Career – The Megamix – Chapters 1-3
Even once a person realizes he or she has a passion for information security, moving in the field can seem a daunting task. The education market is…
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/office-hours | Robert Heaton
/office-hours 22 Oct 2018 I’m not a teacher or an expert. I’m also not a lawyer or a doctor or a real engineer who actually works with physical material or…
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19 days ago
How working memory gets you through the day
Press Inquiries Share Press Contact David Orenstein Email: davidjo@mit.edu Phone: 617-324-2079 Picower Institute Share Leave a comment Important because it is…
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Power Matching: Transmit Power, or EIRP?
This question has come up on Twitter in the past, and is something I have needed to have clarified for myself previously. I am referring to power matching…
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20 days ago
At 63, I Threw Away My Prized Portrait of Robert E. Lee
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters On a Sunday morning in 2017 I took down his picture, and by afternoon it was in the alley with other rubbish awaiting transport to the…
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21 days ago
Amazon.com Sign In
Amazon Please Enable Cookies to Continue To continue shopping at Amazon.com, please enable cookies in your Web browser. Shop safely Shop with the peace of mind…
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Strategy for Defeat: The Luftwaffe 1933-1945
CHAPTER II THE EASY WAR: GERMANY TRIUMPHANT, SEPTEMBER 1939-SEPTEMBER 1940 BACKGROUND TO POLAND The German triumph over Czechoslovakia in September 1938 misled…
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The Facts are True, the News is Fake
(Chapter from Skin in the Game ) How to Disagree with Yourself In the summer of 2009, I partook of a an hour long discussion with David Cameron, who was in the…
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22 days ago
Most software founders, particularly in... | Buzzways
Buzzways Follow Home Popular Recent About Collection of Tweets related to Patrick McKenzie @patio11 23.10.2018 14:15 See on Twitter Full Thread For technical…
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22 days ago
Portrait of a Campaign
Oct 6, 2018 First disclaimer : The following is not intended as a roman-a-clef. Everything here is a composite portrait drawn from a dozen or so campaigns in…
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22 days ago
iPhones are hard to use  ¶  Personal Weblog of Joe Clark, Toronto
I once wrote a user manual for a handheld engine-diagnostics module for Daewoo cars. I know “hard to use” when I see it. iPhones are hard to use. On two…
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22 days ago
What Can You Do With A Slide Rule?
What Can You Do With A Slide Rule? There was a time when electronic calculators did not yet exist.This did not stop us from doing complicated things, like going…
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Bicycles For The Mind: The Slide Rule
At the turn of the 16th century, Johannes Kepler set out to disprove Copernicus, who believed planets orbited in perfect, concentric circles from the sun.…
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22 days ago
Constructing human-grade parsers
March 4, 2018 Parsing is one of the most thoroughly explored topics in computer science, but building parsers that give high-quality diagnostics and user…
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23 days ago
An invitation to category theory - Chalkdust
by . Published on 18 October 2018 . Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more,…
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23 days ago
Another technological tragedy | bit-player
One Thursday afternoon last month, dozens of fires and explosions rocked three towns along the Merrimack River in Massachusetts. By the end of the day 131…
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25 days ago
Microsoft’s problem isn’t how often it updates Windows—it’s how it develops it
Enlarge / Windows 10 can be a well-oiled machine, really. Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images Here's how to do things properly The contrast…
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“Fixed mindsets” might be why we don’t understand statistics
Enlarge / The wrongful conviction of Sally Clark for the murder of her two sons is a famous case of misuse of statistics in the courts. Chris Young, PA…
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26 days ago
Notes and technical questions from interviewing as a Data Scientist in 2018
After almost three years at Jobr/Monster, I have decided to leave to pursue a different opportunity. This gave me the chance to interview and discover new…
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26 days ago
Opinion | I Didn’t Hate the English — Until Now
I Didn’t Hate the English — Until Now In which an Irish woman discovers how little the people who shaped her country’s fate know or care. Ms. Nolan is an Irish…
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26 days ago
Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out
Credit Mamadi Doumbouya for The New York Times Skip to contentSkip to site index After serving time for a crime I committed at 16, I discovered how hard it is…
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27 days ago
A Beginner’s Guide to Querying LDAP with Ruby. Also Spaceballs. | Fairway Technologies
Overview I’m at a point in my project where I need to look up stuff. No doubt you’re saying something like “Duh – programs need to look up stuff all the time,…
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27 days ago
DUINOMITE-MINI - Open Source Hardware Board
Open Source Hardware MAXIMITE basic computer in small compact form Price 19.95 EUR 10 - 49 pcs 17.96 EUR 50 - 10000 pcs 15.96 EUR DuinoMite-Mini is a Maximite…
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28 days ago
30 years later, QBasic is still the best | Personal Registry Editor
(5 minutes read) My oldest son Noah turned 7 three months ago. If he could trade his family for a 2 hour session of playing minecraft, he would do it in a…
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28 days ago
Our Solar System Is Even Stranger Than We Thought
How special is the solar system? The history of astronomy has mostly been a one-way journey from a worldview in which our solar system is orderly (and divine)…
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28 days ago
Douglas Adams' Speech at Digital Biota 2
Is there an Artificial God? In honour of Douglas' memory, Biota.org presents the transcript of his speech at Digital Biota 2, held at Magdelene College…
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28 days ago
Life Got You Down? Time to Read The Master and Margarita
‘“And what is your particular field of work?” asked Berlioz. “I specialize in black magic.”’ If many Russian classics are dark and deep and full of the horrors…
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28 days ago
How Lisp Became God's Own Programming Language
When programmers discuss the relative merits of different programminglanguages, they often talk about them in prosaic terms as if they were so manytools in a…
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29 days ago
From Party of Ideas to Party of Dittoheads - Quillette
Editor’s Note: This is excerpted from The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right , by Max Boot, 288 pages, Liverlight (October 9, 2018). The modern…
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29 days ago
A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages
1801 - Joseph Marie Jacquard uses punch cards to instruct a loom to weave "hello, world" into a tapestry. Redditers of the time are not impressed due to the…
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4 weeks ago
Modern Microprocessors - A 90-Minute Guide!
Table of Contents More Than Just Megahertz Pipelining & Instruction-Level Parallelism Deeper Pipelines – Superpipelining Multiple Issue – Superscalar Explicit…
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4 weeks ago
The Big List of RPG Plots
Note: The "plots" are arranged in alphabetical order by title. Since the titles are arbitrary, this serves no useful function at all. And if you want…
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