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- This ... is parody, right? Did bash really need exceptions and a type system? Well, here it is anyway.
- Yes, we discovered a planet in the habitable zone around Proxima Centauri. It's so close! It's tidally locked and we're never going to get there but it's cool I guess. Some good discussion on related scifi in the HN thread.
Pretty. Probably pretty expensive too.
- Why do CPUs have multiple cache levels anyway?
- There's a bunch of folks trying to make flying cars (or at least flying bus things) happen: Airbus is getting on board too now.
- Well, I guess that's what Yodlee does with your precious secrets.
- We all know that the distribution of latency is often more important than the 'best' or 'average' number, here's a nice set of reviews that track just that.
Soft. Octopus. Robot. 3D printed soft octopus robot!
- Large-scale monitoring is close to my heart so I found "Pull Does Not Scale" enjoyable.
"A Conflict-Free Replicated JSON Datatype".
- The NASA Engineering Systems Handbook.
- The inimitable Aphyr discusses Serializability, Linearizability and Locality.
- And the equally inimitable Dan Luu talks about Concurrency Bugs.
- Rust: Idiomatic conversions, Secret Sharing, DNS, Garbage Collection, impl trait or something I'm not smart enough to understand.
- It's impossible to read this article about a city-sized art piece in the desert without thinking of another large-scale construction to preserve meaning across generations.
- I found this link in the draft of this week's Weird and I can't remember why I put it here. So, uh, here's a link to a book: Kill Process.