MotherDuck: Big Data is Dead
Shut up about scalability, no one is using your app anyway.
Ted Dzubia: I'm Going To Scale My Foot Up Your Ass
Engineers love to talk about scalability. It makes us feel like the bad ass, dick-swingin' motherfuckers that we wish we could be.
Saying "Rails doesn't scale" is like saying "my car doesn't go infinitely fast". Alternatively, saying "We'll have no problems scaling because we're using Django" is like saying "I will win every race because my car is the most powerful". Maybe so, but you suck at driving, and you're up against professionals.
A California startup using rocks to soak up carbon dioxide from the air has teamed up with a Canadian company to mineralize the gas in concrete, a technological tie-up that is a first and they say could provide a model for fighting climate change globally.
University of Adelaide: Seawater split to produce green hydrogen
“We have split natural seawater into oxygen and hydrogen with nearly 100 per cent efficiency, to produce green hydrogen by electrolysis, using a non-precious and cheap catalyst in a commercial electrolyser,” said Professor Qiao.
This method, called "zero-shot", allows DetectGPT to detect machine written text without any knowledge of the AI that was used to generate it. It operates in stark contrast to other methods which require training 'classifiers' and datasets of real and generated passages.
Mit der Firma »Gauss Fusion« will Frank Laukien ab 2045 für Fusionsstrom sorgen. Wie er das schaffen will und wo die aktuell drängendsten Probleme liegen, erklärt der Vorstandsvorsitzende des Hightech-Herstellers Bruker im Interview.
The New York Times: Google Calls In Help From Larry Page and Sergey Brin for A.I. Fight
The new A.I. technology has shaken Google out of its routine. Mr. Pichai declared a “code red,” upending existing plans and jump-starting A.I. development.
Schneier on Security: The FBI Identified a Tor User
SQLite reads and writes small blobs (for example, thumbnail images) 35% faster¹ than the same blobs can be read from or written to individual files on disk using fread() or fwrite().
Jan van den Berg: I don't understand terminals, shells and SSH