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Atuin supercharges your productivity by enabling you to rapidly retrieve any command you’ve ran, at any time, from anywhere. It stores your shell history in a database, recording additional command context and syncing it (e2e encrypted) across devices. The 22nd of December was my last day leading the infrastructure team at PostHog. Going forwards, I’m …

British planned aircraft carrier made of pykrete Conceptual design of Project Habakkuk aircraft carrier with 600-metre (1,969 ft) runway Project Habakkuk or Habbakuk (spelling varies) was a plan by the British during the Second World War to construct an aircraft carrier out of pykrete, a mixture of wood pulp and ice, for use against German U-boats …

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Project Bacchus was a covert investigation by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency US Defense Department to determine whether it is possible to construct a bioweapons production facility with off-the-shelf equipment. History[edit] The project[edit] Project Bacchus operated from 1999-2000 to investigate whether would-be terrorists could build an anthrax production facility and …

It’s been two decades since Rails changed the way we build web apps. As the demand for richer and richer UIs grew, teams came up with different frontends to deliver on those expectations. Client-side frameworks such as Angular, Ember, and React emerged as popular choices. One of Rails’ strengths has always been to empower individual …

Call for Discussion: New Project: Babylon Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com Wed Sep 6 16:42:53 UTC 2023 I hereby invite discussion of a new Project, Babylon, whose primary goal will be to extend the reach of Java to foreign programming models such as SQL, differentiable programming, machine learning models, and GPUs. Focusing on the last …

I discovered severe lapses in how the Tusky project’s donations (received via OpenCollective) were being handled. When I reported those to the project’s private “Tusky Contributors” Matrix channel the financial admins tone policed the feedback, refused to engage with the concerns I and others raised, and demanded the discussion be stopped. That’s an ethical boundary …

The IBM 7090 computer tasked with trajectory calculations at mission control for the Apollo 11 space mission had a clock speed of about 2 MHz, but it still managed to take humans to the moon and back, a wildly ambitious and high-stakes project by any standards. Fast-forward a little over 50 years, AI project management …

Coming from Beirut, Lebanon, a city in perpetual forward motion, Maya Moumne hasn’t always been interested in indulging in the act of reflection. But, she did experience an intense feeling of creative grief following the completion of a personal photography project she’d worked on for a year. “This project explored the idea of collective memory …

One of the new CSP projects being built by Three Gorges Renewables is a novel dual-tower design at Guazhou, in Gansu Province: Construction images below Three Gorges Renewables (of Three Gorges Dam hydropower fame) is building a novel configuration for one of the three new CSP projects it is building in China, this one at …

Jony Ive left Apple in 2019 to start his own design firm, LoveFrom(Opens in a new window), and four years later we’re getting a look at the firm’s first hardware project: a turntable. The product, the $60,000 Sondek LP12-50, is a limited-edition record player designed by Ive’s firm in conjunction with the British audio company Linn. …