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CH Clojure on the Desktop

March 28, 2020 What is Clojure’s use case? In theory, it’s any situation where JVM is a reasonable choice, but especially for high concurrency and processing large amounts of data. In practice, it’s mostly used on the backend for servers. Java is also widely used on Android, but Clojure is rarely a good choice there…

CH WeWork sells Meetup

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CH NASA reveals what the final X-57 all-electric X-plane will look like

NASA has released three concept art images showing its X-57 Maxwell all-electric X-plane in its final configuration. The first manned X-plane from NASA in two decades, the X-57 is shown in its Modification iV (Mod IV) form, which includes a high-aspect-ratio wing and 5-ft (1.5-m) diameter wingtip propellers to recover energy from wingtip vortices.Designed to…

CH Dolt is Git for data

Dolt is Git for data. Instead of versioning files, Dolt versions tables. DoltHub is a place on the internet to share Dolt repositories. As far as we can tell, Dolt is the only database with branches. How would you use such a thing? One of the hard things about getting adoption of Dolt is that…

CH WireGuard 1.0 for Linux 5.6

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at zx2c4.com Mon Mar 30 04:16:43 CEST 2020 Previous message (by thread): wg syncconf changes endpoint to IPv4 and removes fwmark Next message (by thread): [ANNOUNCE] WireGuard 1.0.0 for Linux 5.6 Released Messages sorted by: [ date ] [ thread ] [ subject ] [ author ] Hi folks, Earlier this…

CH In slime molds, evolution selects ‘loners’ who refrain from collective behavior

When threatened with starvation, slime molds aggregate into towers topped with slimy spheres that stick to passing insects, which carry the spores out into the world. But new research shows that up to a third of slime mold amobae are ‘loners’ that hang back from assembling into one of these swaying towers. Those loners serve…

CH Internet Archive responds: Why we released the National Emergency Library

Last Tuesday we launched a National Emergency Library—1.4M digitized books available to users without a waitlist—in response to the rolling wave of school and library closures that remain in place to date. We’ve received dozens of messages of thanks from teachers and school librarians, who can now help their students access books while their schools,…

CH Gitlab features that are moving to open source

I spent some time reviewing GitLab features and determined that, by our Buyer-Based Open Core model, eighteen features that appear in seven different stages of the DevOps lifecycle ought to be open source. When we rolled out our Buyer-Based Open Core model in 2018, what we laid out is that features are assigned to each…

CH Open UI

This project is in its infancy. Expect rapid iteration and high-flux while we flesh out the mission and process.Thanks!The web deserves interoperability between component frameworks and design systems. The UI community is in a similar place as the industrial revolution prior to standardization. Untold amounts of human effort are exhausted globally every day on rebuilding…

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