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GoLorry (W16, Based in India) Is Hiring a Back End / Django API Engineer

A bit about GoLorry:<p>GoLorry is a service provider for medium- and long-distance Indian trucking. We don't own any trucks ourselves, but rather work …

Trucking

Paul King's answer to What was it like to be a software engineer at NeXT? Did workers interact with Steve Jobs?

Working at NeXT was the most exciting software engineering job I ever accepted.<p>NeXT was like graduate school, bringing together a high concentration …

Computer Science

How Hugo Chávez Blew Up Venezuela’s Oil Patch

In the spring of 1959, at a secretive meeting at a yacht club in Cairo, Venezuela’s then-minister of mines and hydrocarbons, Juan Pablo Pérez …

Venezuela

Apple Seemingly Unable to Recover Data From 2018 MacBook Pro With Touch Bar When Logic Board Fails

In 2016, when Apple introduced the first MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models, the repair experts at iFixit discovered the notebooks have non-removable SSDs, resulting in concerns that data recovery would not be possible if the logic board failed. Fortunately, that turned out not to be the case.<p>Apple …

MacBook Pro

Is Google Making Us Stupid?

What the Internet is doing to our brains<p>"Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave?” So the supercomputer HAL pleads with the implacable astronaut Dave Bowman in a famous and weirdly poignant scene toward the end of Stanley Kubrick’s <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>. Bowman, having nearly …

Risky Thailand cave rescue relied on talent, luck—and on sticking to the rules

Professional safety diver Chris Peterman explains the joys and terrors of cave diving.<p>Last week, the world was riveted by the successful rescue of a …

Scuba Diving

Jonathan Gold, Legendary L.A. Times Restaurant Critic, Is Dead at 57

Jonathan Gold, the legendary restaurant critic for the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, has died, the paper reported on Saturday evening. He was 57 and had been …

Los Angeles

Implicits, type classes, and extension methods, part 4: understanding implicits

In previous posts, we covered most popular implicit use cases. What is left to complete the picture is the implicits mechanics itself.<p>Implicit …

Software Development

The eye-opening truth about dealer invoice prices

Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To support our work, we do make money from some …

Taco Bell

The liar’s dividend, and other challenges of deep-fake news | Paul Chadwick

Do the notes taken by the interpreters at the recent Helsinki summit include the words “Snowden” and “swap”? We could ask the Russians to check their (assumed) audio recording and let us all know whether Presidents Trump and Putin discussed such a prospect during their long private chat. Trump …

Journalism

GitLab Direction

• You are here:<br>• GitLab Direction<p>On this page<p>Product Vision<p>There is a separate page for our Product Vision for GitLab at the end of 2018.<p>Structure<p>This …

DevOps

Got a CS degree, but I’m too stupid to be programmer. What can I do instead?

I recently graduated and have been grinding for interview prep (leetcode and CTCI mostly), but I’m getting no where. Easy problems take me 2-5 hours. …

Computer Science

Guy In Charge Of Pushing Draconian EU Copyright Directive, Evasive About His Own Use Of Copyright Protected Images

There's one person who wields more power than anyone to shape the awful EU Copyright Directive: the MEP Axel Voss. He's the head of the main Legal …

Copyright Directive

The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race

Jared Diamond, "The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race," <i>Discover Magazine</i>, May 1987, pp. 64-66.<p>By Jared Diamond<br>University of California …

Anthropology

Tesla Asks Suppliers for Cash Back to Help Turn a Profit

Electric-car company, in memo, asks supplier to return a meaningful portion of money spent since 2016<p>By<p>Tim Higgins<p>Tim Higgins<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@timkhiggins<p>tim.higgins@wsj.com<p>Tesla Inc. TSLA -2.08% has asked some suppliers to refund a portion of what the electric-car company has spent …

Tesla

A Brief History of SourceForge, and a Look Towards the Future

We have always believed that the FOSS community is best served when there’s a greater number of options for viable, trustworthy online destinations …

Open Source Software

Ditching Windows: 2 Weeks With Ubuntu Linux On The Dell XPS 13

A few weeks ago during a time-sensitive 350GB file transfer, Windows 10 rebooted without warning. When the OS restarted I was greeted with an infuriating blue screen that had become all too familiar. No, not <i>that</i> infuriating blue screen. The one that declares “Working On Updates.” It was, as they …

Linux

FPGA Maker Snaps Up Deep Learning Chip Startup

FPGA maker Xilinx has acquired Chinese deep learning chip startup DeePhi Tech for an undisclosed sum. …FPGA Maker Snaps Up Deep Learning Chip Startup …

Deep Learning

Secret Life of an Autistic Stripper

<i>[]</i>I walked past the stage and sat down at the bar, the neon lights illuminating my pink teddy, shadowed eyes, and crimson lips. I ordered my first …

Mind

The Admiral of the String Theory Wars - Issue 24: Error

Watching Peter Woit lecture on quantum mechanics to a class at Columbia University—speaking softly, tapping out equations on a blackboard—it’s hard …

Physics

The brain may clean out Alzheimer’s plaques during sleep

Sleep deprivation may speed up development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia

Axios AM

c9a717c2-f2d6-4ea5-8c4a-179b60a43200<p>1 big thing: The childless, aging …

United Nations

The Courage to Be Yourself: E.E. Cummings on Art, Life, and Being Unafraid to Feel

“To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight.”<p><i>“No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life,”</i> wrote the thirty-year-old …

Literature

How a 390-Year-Old Family Business Avoids Layoffs

When was the last time you heard this in an American factory?<p>"I've been here 26 years in June," Mark Lovell says, leaning toward me as telling a …

Family Business

How does JPEG actually work?

JPEG is an image encoding designed to compress photographs and<br>similar images effectively, often 5 to 15 times over a raw bitmap<br>format. It's a lossy …

Solar and wind are coming. And the power sector isn’t ready.

The rise in renewable energy will scramble the decision making of grid managers.<p>The US electricity system is at an extremely sensitive and uncertain juncture. More and more indicators point toward a future in which wind and solar power play a large role. But that future is not locked in. It still …

Renewable Energy

The Secular C.S. Lewis: Neil Postman's Unlikely Influence on Evangelicals | Arthur W. Hunt III

<i>He was basically a secular Jew, and I am basically a conservative Christian, but he taught me more than almost any Christian I can think of (C. S.</i> …

Evangelical Christianity

Video Hub App

Easy to use<p>How to use<p><i>1</i><p>Select<p>Choose a folder with your videos from your computer or external hard drive.<p><i>2</i><p>Click<p>Video Hub App will extract 10 …

Apps