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/
Just learned about rectangle – an open source window snapping app for OS X https://github.com/rxhanson/Rectangle
Higher education has been forced to move fully online without an exit plan. This opinion piece points out that this makes the results of the misaligned incentives for educational institutions more pressing & asks for answers from OC&W
I like this New York Times front-page data-visualisation…
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