Really good (Dutch) thread on covid-19 statistics collection methods (+ implicit assumptions) https://twitter.com/mzelst/status/1305541298619928576
Lots of news on covod-19, but what is underreported in my opinion: infections are hitting older age groups again. Nice dataviz (heatmap) on twitter
Good read on the security & spectre mitigations (v8 isolates, no native code, limiting API surface that provides timing, isolating workers with high cpu usage) used for cloudflare workers https://blog.cloudflare.com/mitigating-spectre-and-other-security-threats-the-cloudflare-workers-security-model/
Three years late in finding it but there's a good/very clear blogpost on neural network noise reduction by Xiph/Mozilla at https://jmvalin.ca/demo/rnnoise/
Usually when I plot something and last samples are (near) zero, I think the dataset is incomplete for recent samples. But here? No: Not noise, signal, COVID19.
Nice visualisations in a report on the effect of COVID19 on internet traffic at the application level. Reports a large increase in bandwith usage (known), extremely large increase in video conferencing (gut feeling, now based on data) https://storage.googleapis.com/site-media-prod/meetings/NANOG79/2208/20200601_Labovitz_Effects_Of_Covid-19_v1.pdf
It's pervasive. Words have meaning, that you may not get. And some interviews make you realise – more than others – how close you've been to it. This one did that for me: https://www.volkskrant.nl/sport/terrance-pieters-over-racisme-in-het-hockey-het-is-klaar-nu-ik-durf-de-confrontatie-aan-te-gaan~bcc4e017/
This friday I'm participating in a live demo of the setup of RPKI from scratch. If you are interested (or want to see how easy it is to improve routing security): https://www.facebook.com/events/183972346373123/186010836169274/
A good (but slightly unfortunate) use for a stacked bar chart: Show totals & distribution of total.
https://twitter.com/N_Waters89/status/1267449658458214403 - posting this without checking whether the Bellingcat reporter really reported 92 incidents of police violence agains journalists…
In https://deniseyu.io/2020/05/23/habits-of-high-performing-teams.html (via HN), communicating generously is the one I like most to apply/when it is applied.
"assume your peer is a competent, intelligent, reasonable person who is asking a question because they’re lacking context, that they’ve already attempted to procure on their own."
GitHub published a deep dive on a golang bug. Much more interesting than the java things I deal with for work. What overlaps? The usage of application performance metrics. https://github.blog/2020-05-20-three-bugs-in-the-go-mysql-driver/
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