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Month: June 2020

CH The End of the Redis Adventure

antirez 3 hours ago. 56561 views. When I started the Redis project more than ten years ago I was in one of the most exciting moments of my career. My co-founder and I had successfully launched two of the major web 2.0 services of the Italian web. In order to make them scalable we had…

CH Google Acquires North

Today we’re announcing that Google has acquired North, a pioneer in human computer interfaces and smart glasses. They’ve built a strong technology foundation, and we’re excited to have North join us in our broader efforts to build helpful devices and services.From 10 blue links on a PC, to Maps on your mobile phone, to Google…

CH Disclosure: Another macOS privacy protections bypass

June 30 2020 by Jeff Johnson Support this blog: Link Unshortener, StopTheMadness, Underpass, PayPal.Me Today I’m disclosing a macOS privacy protections bypass. (You may recall that I disclosed another one last year.) The privacy protections system (also known as TCC: Transparency, Consent, and Control) was introduced in macOS Mojave, and one of its purposes is…

CH Inefficient, but Smart

About a decade ago, I had the opportunity to live in Quito, Ecuador for a little under a year. I think every North American who wants to build more productive places can benefit from experiencing a city of the Global South as a resident, not just a tourist. While there’s an enormous amount of variation…

CH 400 TB Storage Drives in Our Future: Fujifilm

by Dr. Ian Cutress on June 30, 2020 8:00 AM EST Posted in Storage Tape LTO Fujifilm One of the two leading manufacturers of tape cartridge storage, FujiFilm, claims that they have a technology roadmap through to 2030 which builds on the current magnetic tape paradigm to enable 400 TB per tape. As reported by…

CH Ampere’s Product List: 80 Cores, up to 3.3 GHz at 250 W; 128 Core in Q4

With the advent of higher performance Arm based cloud computing, a lot of focus is being put on what the various competitors can do in this space. We’ve covered Ampere Computing’s previous eMag products, which actually came from the acquisition of Applied Micro, but the next generation hardware is called Altra, and after a few…

CH How well do cars do in crash tests they’re not optimized for?

How do cars fare in crash tests they’re not specifically optimized for? Any time you have a benchmark that gets taken seriously, some people will start gaming the benchmark. Some famous examples in computing are the CPU benchmark specfp and video game benchmarks. With specfp, Sun managed to increase its score on 179.art (a sub-benchmark…

CH EFF and Heavyweight Legal Team Will Defend Internet Archive Against Publishers

Home > Lawsuits > Apps and Sites > The EFF has revealed it is teaming up with law firm Durie Tangri to defend the Internet Archive against a lawsuit targeting its Open Library. According to court filings, the impending storm is shaping up to be a battle of the giants, with opposing attorneys having previously…

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