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Multicore OCaml: September 2020
Multicore OCaml: September 2020

Welcome to the September 2020 Multicore OCaml report! This update along with the previousmonthly updates have been compiled by @shakthimaan, @kayceesrk and @avsm. Big news this month is that the systhreads compatibility support PR has been merged, which means that Dune (and other users of the Thread module) can compile out of the box. You…

Speak HN: I reverse engineered my cable modem and grew to become it into an SDR
Speak HN: I reverse engineered my cable modem and ...

Project maintained by stdw Hosted on GitHub Pages — Theme by mattgraham Introduction A few weeks ago I got curious about an old cable modem sitting in my closet, a Motorola MB7220. Initially I was interested in what kind of hardware it had and if it was running Linux. Some quick searching brought me to…

AMD Ryzen 5000 and Zen 3 on Nov fifth: +19% IPC, Claims Absolute most realistic Gaming CPU
AMD Ryzen 5000 and Zen 3 on Nov fifth: +19% IPC, C...

Dr. Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD, has today announced the company’s next generation mainstream Ryzen processor. The new family, known as the Ryzen 5000 series, includes four parts and supports up to sixteen cores. The key element of the new product is the core design, with AMD’s latest Zen 3 microarchitecture, promising a 19%…

A metropolis with a thousand eyes: mass surveillance in Belgrade
A metropolis with a thousand eyes: mass surveillan...

Discussion Prompt: Should we ban the use of automated video-surveillance? See all contributions to this question. Modern video surveillance is a far cry from its clumsy predecessor. As technology has improved, and camera prices plummeted, surveillance en masse is likely coming to a city near you. Belgrade is one such city, experiencing the roll-out of…

U.S. AG Barr Publicizes Publication of Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework
U.S. AG Barr Publicizes Publication of Cryptocurre...

Attorney General William P. Barr announced today the release of “Cryptocurrency: An Enforcement Framework,” a publication produced by the Attorney General’s Cyber-Digital Task Force.  The Framework provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging threats and enforcement challenges associated with the increasing prevalence and use of cryptocurrency; details the important relationships that the Department of Justice…

IBM to murder up 109-twelve months feeble company to focal level on cloud pattern
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(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp is splitting itself into two public companies, capping a years-long effort by the world’s first big computing firm to diversify away from its legacy businesses to focus on high-margin cloud computing.FILE PHOTO: A man stands near an IBM logo at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 25,…

Google’s Supreme Court docket faceoff with Oracle grew to turn out to be a catastrophe for Google
Google’s Supreme Court docket faceoff with Oracl...

Enlarge / "Everybody knows that APIs, declaring codes, are not copyrightable," Justice Sonia Sotomayor said during Wednesday's oral arguments. But most of her colleagues didn't seem convinced.Paul Marotta/Getty Images The Supreme Court's eight justices on Wednesday seemed skeptical of Google's argument that application programming interfaces (APIs) are not protected by copyright law. The high court…

Viral effects are now no longer community effects
Viral effects are now no longer community effects

Viral Effects Are Not Network Effects by James Currier (@JamesCurrier). James is a General Partner at NFX, a seed-stage venture firm headquartered in San Francisco. Virality and network effects are conflated by even experienced Founders, and it keeps them from having the right strategies and developing world-class products. Viral effects and network effects are two…

Google is giving files to police based mostly exclusively on search key phrases, court clinical clinical doctors mark
Google is giving files to police based mostly excl...

Google is providing information to police based on what people are searching for, including data like IP addresses. Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images There are few things as revealing as a person's search history, and police typically need a warrant on a known suspect to demand that sensitive information. But a recently unsealed court…

The firms that give an explanation for us knife metal
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Thanks to AJ, Tobias Hangler, Benjamin Whitaker, Mike Latahm, Mike Pini, Jonathon Pye, Allan Benjamin, and Zaur for becoming Knife Steel Nerds Patreon supporters! My new book Knife Engineering is now in stock at BladeHQ. Steel There are many companies that bring us knife steel, from steel manufacturers to a whole array of suppliers to…

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