Monday, July 22, 2019

The Skills Poor Programmers Lack

The Skills Poor Programmers Lack 02/22/2019 A friend and I had a discussion about the basic skills that are often lacking in experienced programmers. How can a programmer work for ten or twenty years and never learn to write good code? So often they need close supervision to ensure they go down the right path,…

The New Game From Journey’s Creators Feels Like A Dream – Kotaku

If Flower and Journey had a baby.In the new game Sky: Children of Light ethereal figures prance and soar through gorgeous landscapes and crumbling temples. These characters hold candles and spread light throughout the world. At least, I think that’s what’s going on in ThatGameCompany’s first new game in seven years. It’s abstract. Out now…

Linux Observability with BPF

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Below is the foreward for the new book on Linux Observability with BPF by two of my favorite programmers, David Calavera and Lorenzo Fontana! I was pretty stoked about getting to write the foreward, I asked O’Reilly if I could publish it on my blog as well and they said yes.…

The Importance of Insect Suffering

By Brian Tomasik First written: 3 Feb 2015. Last nontrivial update: 25 Apr 2016. Summary There's a reasonable possibility that insects have some degree of consciousness and can experience suffering. Given how many insects each of us harms or helps by our choices, consideration of insect suffering should play a significant role in our actions.…

Zoom is reinstalling itself after a minute of being uninstalled [video]

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vpj/python_autocomplete

vpj/python_autocomplete

This a toy project we started to see how well a simple LSTM model can autocomplete python code. It gives quite decent results by saving above 30% key strokes in most files, and close to 50% in some. We calculated key strokes saved by making a single (best) prediction and selecting it with a single…

NVIDIA RTX 2060 Super and 2070 Super review

What makes them special?As we explained when they were announced, the RTX Super cards are basically souped up versions of NVIDIA's existing lineup. They're taking the place of the faster "Ti" cards we're used to seeing from the company (though, confusingly enough, the 2080 Ti is still sticking around as the king of the RTX…

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Habito, the digital mortgage broker, will begin direct lending via its own mortgages

Habito, the London startup that has spent the last three years dragging the mortgage process online, is to begin direct lending via its own range of mortgages. Starting with ‘buy to let’ mortgages, the move represents the first time the fintech startup has expanded beyond brokerage after it received regulatory approval to become a mortgage…
New sex toy app tells women how many calories they burn while masturbating – The Sun

New sex toy app tells women how many calories they burn while masturbating –...

AN app which monitors how many calories you burn while using a sex toy has been launched. Sex toy brand Zalo USA has introduced the interactive feature, which they claim is the first of its kind. 4 The app is compatible with three of Zalo's sex toysCredit: instagram/zalousa Zalo says the ‘fitbit’ style app syncs…
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Google starts beta testing new version of Messages app – CNET

The Messages icon is familiar to Android users. Screenshot by CNET Google announced Monday that people could join beta testing for its new version of Messages, the texting app that comes standard with Android phones. In less than a day, the program reached capacity.If you try to join the beta program now, you'll see this…

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