8-Year-Old Refugee Wins New York State Championship

Although he is living in a homeless shelter and only learned to play chess a year ago, Tanitoluwa Adewumi, an eight-year-old Nigerian refugee, won the New York State Championship earlier this month. The story has been…

Scientists rise up against statistical significance

When was the last time you heard a seminar speaker claim there was ‘no difference’ between two groups because the difference was ‘statistically non-significant’? If your experience matches ours, there’s a good chance that this…

Galls Law

John Gall (September 18, 1925 - December 15, 2014) was an American author and retired pediatrician.[1] Gall is known for his 1975 book General systemantics: an essay on how systems work, and especially how they…

UK scientists growing bacon in labs

Image caption Scientists are racing to grow meat from pigs, chickens and cattle from cells alone British scientists have joined the race to produce meat grown in the lab rather than reared on the hoof.…

XIX Is Hiring a Senior Front End Engineer

XIX Is Hiring a Senior Front End Engineer 25 minutes ago | hide As a front end engineer, you'll be responsible for improving XIX web client using your extensive knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.…

Terminal Latency

Terminal latency Terminal latency There’s a great MSR demo from 2012 that shows the effect of latency on the experience of using a tablet. If you don’t want to watch the three minute video, they…

IPv6 unmasking via UPnP

Martin Zeiser and Aleksandar Nikolich authored this post. Executive summary With tools such as ZMap and Masscan and general higher bandwidth availability, exhaustive internet-wide scans of full IPv4 address space have become the norm after…

Stroads and Strails

In 2011, Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns coined the word stroad for a street that functions as a road. Chuck argues that there should be a separation between streets, which are destinations in and of…

The Paris Pneumatic Clock Network (2018)

In 1877 Carl Albert Mayrhofer set up a pneumatic clock network in Vienna; he was granted US patent 215,381 in May 1879, assigning it to the Austrian engineer Viktor Antoine Popp and his co-worker Resch.…

Docli – Command-line interfaces made easy

Welcome to the official Docli documentation. This documentation will teach you how to use Docli on your next project. What is Docli? Docli is a declarative language for describing command-line interfaces. It cuts down the…