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Don’t pay for 95% (2016)
Don’t pay for 95% (2016)

Your car sits idle over 95% of the time. Your guest bedroom is occupied one week out of every 52. Your kids use the yard less than 40 minutes a week. Yet we consumers love to envision the maximum usage for a particular item – like a house or a car – then buy the item…

The Serverless Revolution Has Stalled
The Serverless Revolution Has Stalled

Key Takeaways For a few years now, serverless computing has been predicted by some to usher in a new age of computing that thrives without an operating system to execute applications. We were told this framework would solve a multitude of scalability problems. The reality hasn’t been exactly that. Though many view serverless technology as…

Zheap – Reinvented PostgreSQL Storage
Zheap – Reinvented PostgreSQL Storage

Reinvented PostgreSQL Storage About • Contributing • Status • Documentation • Benchmarks • Contact About zheap is a way to keep table bloat under control by implementing a new PostgreSQL storage engine capable of running UPDATE-intense workloads more efficiently. The project was originally started by EnterpriseDB. To make zheap ready for production, we are proud…

The Xonsh Python Shell
The Xonsh Python Shell

XONSH A Python-powered, cross-platform, Unix-gazing shell language and command prompt. About Xonsh is Python with added shell syntax thrown in. This makes it an ideal, intuitve way to interact with your computer. You probably already know Python, and so xonsh allows you to run command line applications with out needing to learn a new, arcane…

Why hasn’t prefab constructing taken over?
Why hasn’t prefab constructing taken over?

By Nate Berg9 minute ReadMarc A. Bovet wanted to build a house, but when it came to the actual construction, he was overwhelmed with options. He had bought an empty lot and hired an architect to design a custom home in Montreal for his wife and four kids. He had all the permits and approvals,…

Symptoma – Digital health assistant and symptom checker
Symptoma – Digital health assistant and symptom ...

Possible Causes {{formatConfidence(confidence)}} Confidence Insufficent Data At least one reported symptom is needed ⚕ Symptoma®️ is a digital health assistant but no replacement for the opinion and judgement of medical professionals. By using this website you fully understand and accept that it shall not be used as a diagnostic system for decision-making. It absolutely must…

Microsoft’s CEO is drained of working from home and he is not going to be to any extent extra on my own
Microsoft’s CEO is drained of working from h...

He's tired of all those Microsoft Teams meetings.Satya Nadella is asleep on the job. No, I wouldn't dream of criticizing Microsoft's CEO. I did, however, see his words, uttered on Tuesday at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council: "Somebody once described this. When people say you're working from home, it feels sometimes like you're sleeping…

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2020
The Prize in Economic Sciences 2020

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2020 was awarded jointly to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson "for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats." Back to top Back To Top Takes users back to the top of the page Explore prizes and laureates Look…

Orbital edge computing: nano satellite constellations as a computer machine
Orbital edge computing: nano satellite constellati...

Orbital edge computing: nanosatellite constellations as a new class of computer system, Denby & Lucia, ASPLOS’20. Last time out we looked at the real-world deployment of 5G networks and noted the affinity between 5G and edge computing. In true Crocodile Dundee style, Denby and Lucia are entitled to say “that’s not the edge, this is…

Harvard, Oxford, Stanford doctors amongst leaders of world anti-lockdown motion
Harvard, Oxford, Stanford doctors amongst leaders ...

Doctors at Stanford University are at the forefront of a global movement of health experts who are criticizing lockdowns to control COVID-19 and say schools and businesses should reopen, but with a focus on protecting the elderly and infirm who are most vulnerable to the virus. Called the Great Barrington Declaration after the western Massachusetts…

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