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JPMorgan to interchange shares of pre-IPO giants along with SpaceX, Robinhood, Airbnb
JPMorgan to interchange shares of pre-IPO giants a...

JPMorgan Chase thinks it's found the next hot market for investors:  Taking stakes in giant, pre-IPO start-ups from SpaceX to Airbnb.The investment bank is launching a new team to connect sellers and buyers in the burgeoning market for private company shares, according to Chris Berthe, JPMorgan's global co-head of cash equities trading. He's lured Andrew…

Point out HN: Octo – Generate a serverless API from an SQL demand
Point out HN: Octo – Generate a serverless API f...

Expose data from any database as web service. Octo CLI makes the data available from any database as a web service on-demand, simplifying the process of building data-driven applications. It can reduce costs, improve accessibility and performance. View on Github Get started

What Clojure Spec is and what that it is in all likelihood you can perhaps enact with it
What Clojure Spec is and what that it is in all li...

Stathis Sideris2020-09-10 Pixelated Noise is a software consultancy and we're always looking for interesting projects to help out with. If you have unmet software development needs, we would be happy to hear from you. This is the blog version of a talk I gave on the 2017-12-13 at the Athens Clojure Meetup, which was kindly…

Deno 1.4
Deno 1.4

Today we are releasing Deno 1.4.0, our largest feature release yet. Here are some highlights: Web Standard WebSocket API: you can now communicate using WebSockets just like you would in a browser. Automatic restarts on file change: start a script with deno run --watch to automatically reload it on file changes Integrated test coverage: run…

Why ‘Civilization’ is a political masterpiece
Why ‘Civilization’ is a political masterpiece

You know the memes. “Want to feel old?” they say. And before you have the chance to say “No thank you very much: actually I’m happy just feeling sort of early-middle-aged…” they drop the bomb. Macaulay Culkin has his bus pass. The historical distance between the Spice Girls’s first single and the sinking of the Titanic is less than between “Wannabe” and the present day,…

What’s so involving about PDF text extraction?
What’s so involving about PDF text extractio...

There is a common view that extracting text from a PDF document should not be too difficult. After all, the text is right there in front of our eyes and humans consume PDF content all the time with great success. Why would it be difficult to automatically extract the text data? Turns out, much how…

Analog Terminal Bell
Analog Terminal Bell

Welcome to the Analog Terminal Bell! The Analog Terminal Bell is a bell that rings any time a bell character is displayed on your terminal. Simply plug the bell in to USB and enable "Analog Bell" in your terminal settings. Never miss a terminal bell notification again! Here is a photo of the bell: Here…

Intercepting Zoom’s encrypted miniature print with BPF
Intercepting Zoom’s encrypted miniature prin...

Intercepting Zoom's encrypted data with BPFI originally wrote an earlier version of this post at the end of March, when I was working on adding uprobes support to redbpf. I wanted to blog about the work I was doing and needed an application to instrument for the purpose of this post. At that time Zoom's…

Orcas inserting sailing boats at some level of the Straits of Gibraltar
Orcas inserting sailing boats at some level of the...

When nine killer whales surrounded the 46ft boat that Victoria Morris was crewing in Spain on the afternoon of 29 July, she was elated. The biology graduate taught sailing in New Zealand and is used to friendly orca encounters. But the atmosphere quickly changed when they started ramming the hull, spinning the boat 180 degrees,…

Freiburg: Germany’s futuristic city discipline in a wooded field
Freiburg: Germany’s futuristic city discipli...

“900 years young” reads the bold slogan emblazoned on the side of the tram as it rattles through Freiburg im Breisgau’s historical Old Town. Celebrating its 900th anniversary since originating as a merchant settlement in 1120, the medieval German city nestled at the foot of the Black Forest near the border triangle of Switzerland, France…

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