05 aprile, 2020

Visto nel Web - 489

Tempi difficili, mancano i contatti, indispensabili secondo me; anche Internet è diverso, monocorde, depressivo; un po' di cose wisto nel Web.


Julian assange
Julian Assange
::: CredicoRandy ::: DEAcampaign ::: BellaMagnani ::: davide_dormino ::: DefendAssange ::: SMaurizi ::: DEAcampaign ::: DCKennard ::: SMaurizi ::: DefendAssange

Google Data Centers' Secret Cost: Billions of Gallons of Water
ambiente, ecologia
::: Slashdot

Le autorità #privacy #UE sono intervenute per ricordare che non serve violare o sospendere le norme #GDPR per gestire un'emergenza come #coronavirus #covid19
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | coronavirus
::: WikimediaItalia

Doctors Turn To Twitter and TikTok To Share Coronavirus News
social media | coronavirus
::: Slashdot

Cloudflare Launches a DNS-Based Parental Control Service
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: Slashdot

#INPS
bug
::: mariofusco ::: certainregard ::: SirDistruggere ::: makkox ::: DaliaDaliaanfo ::: vitalbaa ::: vitalbaa ::: diegopetrucci ::: _Sazed

Opera To Support Sites Using the .Crypto Top-Level Domain
Web, Internet | browser
::: Slashdot

California Governor Says 'We Need More Googles' As Company Offers Free Wi-Fi and Chromebooks To Students
Google | scuola, educazione, cultura
::: Slashdot

Zoom
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: yaelwrites ::: micahflee ::: disinformatico ::: Slashdot ::: ashk4n ::: AntonioCasilli ::: schneierblog ::: billmarczak

TensorFlow 2.2.0-rc2 has been released
machine learning
::: TensorFlow


Researchers find AI is bad at predicting GPA, eviction, job training, and layoffs
artificial intelligence
::: VentureBeat

Digital only
media
::: tedeschini

Le chance che la prossima #Apple nasca in #Europa non sono altissime
dubbiosamente, nèh!
innovazioni, futuro
::: Luca_Gualtieri1

Perché la scuola può (e deve) essere open. Senza se e senza ma
scuola, educazione, cultura | open source
::: SergioGridelli

Diese Studie kommt zu dem Schluss, dass wissenschaftlich genutzte Tools zur Unterscheidung von Bots und Menschen schlecht funktionieren. Echte Menschen werden oft fälschlicherweise als Bots klassifiziert. Vielleicht war ja alles nur ein Missverständnis. 🤔
difficile didistinguere umani e bots (c'è un link inglese)
web-bot, robocall
::: Senficon

indovina un po' chi rischiamo che si prenda il nostro #SistemaSanitario dopo questa crisi #COVID? I signori dei dati: #Amazon, #Google, #Palantir & Co. Se non lo capite è perché l'informazione in Italia non va al cuore del problema
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | coronavirus
::: SMaurizi ::: SMaurizi ::: SMaurizi

Democrazia e risposta tecnologica al coronavirus non sono in contraddizione. No, il virus non ci costringe a rinunciare alla privacy. 11 principi da tenere a mente per discutere di tracciamento digitale e COVID-19, da @algorithmwatch
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | coronavirus
::: fabiochiusi

We have published an input paper for the #Article17 stakeholder dialogue. Our paper outlines key principles to improve licensing, protect users rights & ensure transparency that should form the basis for the Commissions upcoming implementation guidelines
copyright e brevetti | censura
::: communia_eu

Turns out that having a PhD in Comparative Literature and Renaissance Studies is very useful for a technical writer. As demonstrated by @lisaironcutter
ottimo, esatto e lolloso; intro al Fortran come l'avrebbe scritta l'Immortal Bard
linguaggi di programmazione | umorismo
::: astarrb

The Acropolis at Athens, c.1900

moscow officials are rolling out a mandatory geolocation-based covid tracking app towards the end of the week, after leaking what they called a "beta" version of the app yesterday
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: swodinsky

Il covid-19 ha finito per accelerare un progetto che Pechino (e Oms) ha in serbo fin dalla nascita della Belt and Road initiative
coronavirus | riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | Cina
::: simopieranni

Cosa significa #progresso?
innovazioni, futuro
::: Luca_Gualtieri1

YouTube 'Shorts' Reportedly Launching This Year To Counter TikTok
social media
::: Slashdot

Ideas for a coloring API for @GTKtoolkit
programming, codice, snippet
::: KekunPlazas

Pan-European Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: PeppPt

Nice to see how #Lisp is a fundamental building block for the exciting #QuantumComputer revolution
quantum computing | Lisp
::: EmreSevinc

A oggi sono 69 le soluzioni di IA finora raccolte, provenienti non solo dall'Europa ma anche da Paesi come Giappone, Stati Uniti, Brasile ed Emirati Arabi Uniti
artificial intelligence | coronavirus
::: Key4biz

Transparency is fundamental to the work we do at Twitter. Today, we’re updating our archive of state-backed information operations with some recent account networks we’ve removed from our service
Twitter | disinformazione, fake news, bufale | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: TwitterSafety ::: JaneLytv ::: QuinnyPig


Boeing 787s Must Be Turned Off and On Every 51 Days To Prevent 'Misleading Data' Being Shown To Pilots
bug
::: Slashdot

FCC To Vote On Adding 6Ghz Band To Wi-Fi 6 To Improve Speeds
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Linus in digitale: da oggi e per tutto Aprile è possibile scaricare o sfogliare online gratuitamente la prima annata del "nuovo corso"
media
::: vannisantoni

Modern Meteorology Was Born 60 Years Ago Today
spazio, esplorazione | storia
::: Slashdot

Google's analysis of location data from billions of users' phones is the largest public dataset available to help health authorities assess if people are abiding with shelter-in-place&similar orders issued across the world
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: EmergTechEthics

Now also available as PDF: Our position paper "Automated decision-making systems and the fight against #COVID19"
algoritmi, codice
::: algorithmwatch

The internet is being militarized, and it has now become one of the privileged platforms for great power competition
Web, Internet
::: ispionline

da dieci anni assisto alla distruzione di whistleblower, giornalisti in nome della più virulenta "sicurezza nazionale": ho visto distruggere #ChelseaManning,#EdwardSnowden, Julian #Assange,#TomDrake, e tanta gente che ha provato a denunciare torture,crimini di guerra
politica
::: SMaurizi

Servono più istruzione e nuovo lavoro
I wrote an article (in Italian) on Il Sole 24 Ore about the need of supply-side policies to deal with COVID economic crisis. Focusing on aggregate demand is bound to fail
scuola, educazione, cultura | lavoro
::: FabrizioZilibo1


We must be the immune system for the web. We can stop viral #Covid19 falsehoods in their tracks and overwhelm them with accurate information from credible sources
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: webfoundation

La rapida marcia della #tecnologia
storia
::: Luca_Gualtieri1

European Opensource Observatory - News: BigBlueButton
scuola, educazione, cultura | open source
::: dcavedon

La propaganda inizia sempre prima "da dentro", solo dopo esce e si espande
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: evaristegal0is

in an extraordinary court document, the CEO of hacking firm NSO Group says that representatives from Facebook approached his company to try and buy parts of NSO's phone spying software to monitor its own users
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Facebook
::: josephfcox

#Editoria, le accuse del ministero della Difesa russo a @LaStampa e la nostra risposta
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: Maumol ::: cmnit ::: ellyesse

A Hacker Has Wiped, Defaced More Than 15,000 Elasticsearch Servers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

What’s New In JDK 14 Latest Release? 80 New Features & APIs
linguaggi di programmazione
::: mariofusco

People burning 5G masts in Birmingham 🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | 5G
::: GadgetsBoy ::: Slashdot


Netflix salvata dal virus: in Borsa cancella il crollo e torna in vetta
economia, lavoro
::: sole24ore

Robotics startup Unity Drive has deployed a fleet of autonomous vans to deliver food and supplies to lockdown areas
robots, automazione, droni
::: IEEESpectrum

I wrote down my thoughts about why I think app based contact tracing is a good idea and not the privacy invading nightmare a lot of people think it is
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | coronavirus
::: mitsuhiko

Do you want to learn how to use the following JavaScript Array Methods?
linguaggi di programmazione
::: florinpop1705

Esperti COVID-19
umorismo
::: Dlavolo

Quali alternative a Microsoft Office utilizzare durante questa #quarantena? Noi consigliamo la suite di LibreOffice: completa, aggiornata, gratuita ed #opensource! Dategli una possibilità e non ve ne pentirete! 📑
applicazioni, programmi | open source
::: Le_Alternative

I'm becoming more convinced that general purpose languages will always become clunky, slow things over time, and we need to invest more time and effort in making it easier to build small, purpose-built, fast, single purpose languages with excellent tooling
linguaggi di programmazione
::: paf31

Quality is never an accident
cit.
::: RichRogersX

C++ doesn't follow the Principle of Least Surprise
linguaggi di programmazione
::: timur_audio


Per le vittime di Telegram
frodi
::: girlsafespace

SpaceX Loses Its Third Starship Prototype During a Cryogenic Test
spazio, esplorazione
::: Slashdot

another week, another compiler bug report
💥Lexi rockz!💥
programmazione funzionale
::: lexi_lambda

Unintended consequences of #surveillance should be addressed in more holistic and interdisciplinary manner, solving the privacy, data protection and security issues is not the holy grail
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: rosamunde_vb

Renzo Piano sul Corriere di oggi #smartworking
con lo #smartworking non avrebbe mai fatto il tempio Appadreppio
lavoro
::: marcodifonzo

Infectious disease researchers are using Facebook Inc mobile location data to provide daily updates to U.S. cities and states evaluating the effectiveness of social distancing orders
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | Facebook
::: fabiochiusi

Vint Cerf 'No Longer Contagious' With Covid-19
protagonisti | coronavirus
::: Slashdot

The command line is
cit.
::: climagic

Happy that our paper «Forking Without Clicking: on How to Identify Software Repository Forks» has been accepted at @msrconf #msr2020. Great example of how @swheritage allows tracking global relationships in the #SoftwareCommons. Preprint now available
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: zacchiro


This is great. I agree that decentralized information collection is the only way we can potentially do contact tracing without leading to large central stockpiles of highly sensitive data. I love how the brief dismantles "private," centralized collection
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | dati, raccolta
::: jeanqasaur

How to View World Clock And Weather Info in the Ubuntu Message Tray
Ubuntu | applicazioni, programmi
::: dcavedon

The #kookaberry runs @micropython and has on-board memory to store data logs and ready to use programs. Can be programmed - if needed - via Python or via a block-based editor. #kidslabpodcast
hardware
::: hansamann

Chen Qiufan: «Intelligenza artificiale e Big Data sono la nuova normalità»
Una breve intervista con lo scrittore Chen Qiufan oggi @ilmanifesto: «La decisione più importante è stata chiudere tutto, anche se è costata economicamente»
artificial intelligence | dati, raccolta | Cina | coronavirus
::: simopieranni

Didattica a distanza, 1 alunno su 4 non ha computer e/o Internet: gara di solidarietà per permettere a tutti di seguire le lezioni online
scuola, educazione, cultura
::: fattoquotidiano

There is a worrisome trend taking place around the world: government Internet shutdowns
Web, Internet
::: ispionline

Science and Technology links (April 4th 2020)
novità
::: lemire

A Hacker Found a Way To Take Over Any Apple Webcam
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

list of LLVM bugs found so far using Alive2
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

02 aprile, 2020

Visto nel Web - 488

Mentre continua (sarà lunghissimissima) la reclusione da corona virus vi conto cosa ho wisto nel Web.


Julian Assange
Julian Assange
::: DEAcampaign ::: WErMILLIONS ::: suigenerisjen ::: GongSteve ::: greekemmy ::: DEAcampaign ::: SMaurizi ::: SMaurizi ::: Consortiumnews ::: suigenerisjen ::: markcurtis30 ::: DCKennard

How Devs Can Help Beat the COVID-19 Pandemic
coronavirus
::: Slashdot

Working From Home Hasn't Broken the Internet
Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

8. Racket, okay Racket isn't nearly as obscure as the rest of these, but its language creation facilities look SO COOL. Also got a lot of the cutting-edge research on design-by-contract, which is neat
ottavo tweet di un thread su linguaggi poco conosciuti che meriterebbero; ra Racket è diverso, nèh!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: hillelogram

MIT has Posted Free Plans Online for an Emergency Ventilator That Can Be Built for $100
##:open #:hard #:cor
::: sinanaral

Consiglio la lettura di questo straordinario articolo su @valigiablu di @brunosaetta (che in questo periodo, con i suoi lavori, sta facendo "servizio pubblico", informazione corretta). E' una miniera di informazioni e risposte a domande
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | coronavirus
::: vitalbaa

Quali sono i paesi europei in cui si lavora di più da #casa
lavoro | Web, Internet
::: Luca_Gualtieri1

Could Robots Help Us Fight Infectious Diseases?
robots, automazione, droni
::: Slashdot

Holy smokes, someone forked GIMP into a new image editing app called Glimpse - to fix decades of UI failings, and because GIMP's name is a fucking embarrassment. This is the best news
ahemmmm... io mi trovo bene con Gimp
applicazioni, programmi
::: hex

Was Magellan's Voyage Riskier Than Sending Humans to Mars?
io sono dell'idea di usare i robots, cosa che Magellano non aveva
spazio, esplorazione
::: Slashdot

The main reason why researchers & engineers fail to develop maintainable & robust ML systems is their attraction to complexity
machine learning
::: fchollet

Questa è una notizia importante: Twitter ha finalmente cominciato ad applicare le sue regole sui contenuti riguardanti il coronavirus anche ai leader politici
politica | coronavirus
::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi


Some simple graphics examples written in #Lisp to demonstrate the graphics extensions in the RISC-V version of uLisp
Lisp
::: johnson_davies

Il miglior pezzo di marzo è qui
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: evaristegal0is

Do Ubuntu’s Bespoke Changes Make a Separate GNOME OS More Likely?
sistemi operativi
::: dcavedon

Hands on with Records in #Java 14 – A Deep Dive
linguaggi di programmazione
::: myfear

Ho fatto la prima videochiamata con mia mamma
umorismo
::: Zziagenio78

Singapore come ben disse @GreatDismal e' una "Disneyland con la pena di morte". Lo sviluppo di di app di monitoraggio su quel modello e' pericoloso ed inefficente come spiega questa petizione
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: jaromil

Just pushed LuaTeX 1.12.0 on the official repo. It's the same as in TeXLive 2020
linguaggi di programmazione
::: luigi_scarso

Federal court has ruled that research aimed at uncovering whether online algorithms result in racial, gender, or other discrimination does not violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)
odio, razzismo, discriminazioni
::: mckelveyf

signal — Asynchronous System Events
Python
::: pymotw

1. just look what is happening in the #UK as most people is too busy with a health catastrophe as #COVID: #NHS is working with PeterThiel's #Palantir
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | coronavirus
::: SMaurizi ::: SMaurizi


Woho! http://cauldron.io is on fire 🔥 thank you to all Cauldronians who analyze #OpenSource projects and create awesome dashboard designs with cauldron! #LevelUpWithCauldronio
open source | programming, codice, snippet
::: cauldronio

Mapping the landscape of #AI applications against #COVIDー19
artificial intelligence | coronavirus
::: elaragon

American higher education should be pratically entirely online in a few days
scuola, educazione, cultura | coronavirus
::: lemire

Fantastic blog post by @pgbovine on how he maintains an open source project for 10 years with 10 million users: by ignoring feedback and pull requests (for good reason!)
Python | programming, codice, snippet
::: AustinZHenley

#coronavirus e #istruzione
coronavirus | scuola, educazione, cultura
::: MauroV1968

Microsoft Wants To Sell More Consumers a Software Subscription
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

Hacker Hijacks Microsoft YouTube Accounts To Broadcast Crypto Ponzi Scam
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | Hacker | Hijacks | Microsoft | YouTube | Accounts | To | Broadcast | Crypto | Ponzi | Scam
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Telegram Desktop Update Introduces Chat Folders, New Sidebar
social media
::: dcavedon

The #UX designer paradox
programming, codice, snippet
::: JonathanAufray

New tutorial! 🚀 Autoencoders for Content-based Image Retrieval (i.e., image search engines) with #Keras and #TensorFlow 2.0
Python | machine learning
::: PyImageSearch

Recognizing that many computing researchers, practitioners, and academics are now working remotely, for the next three months, through June 30, 2020, there will be no fees assessed for accessing or downloading work published by ACM in our Digital Library
tre mesi di tempo di caccia al tesoro!
innovazioni, futuro | programming, codice, snippet | linguaggi di programmazione
::: ACMDL ::: awbjs ::: Slashdot ::: jackrusher


Nintendo is Making 3D Mario Remasters For His 35th Anniversary
games
::: Slashdot

2019 Saw Over 60 Gigawatts of Wind Power Installed
energia
::: Slashdot

Trump Administration, In Biggest Environmental Rollback, To Announce Auto Pollution Rules
ambiente, ecologia
::: Slashdot

Astro Slide is Part Smartphone, Part PDA with Support for Linux
dispositivi mobili
::: dcavedon

Microsoft Reports a 775 Percent Increase In Usage of Azure Cloud Services
cloud | coronavirus
::: Slashdot

Authors, Publishers Condemn the 'National Emergency Library' As 'Piracy'
la SAIE dei 'mericani
censura | #copy
::: Slashdot

Dans un environnement où les informations ne subissent aucun filtre, l’individu prend ce qui correspond à son schéma de pensée : c’est le biais de confirmation
media | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: frmarcon

There really is such a thing as socialism (where is Margareth Thatcher on twitter when you need her?!)
antitrust
::: jaromil

Programmable optical materials like this could lead to a photonic version of a field-programmable gate array
innovazioni, futuro
::: IEEESpectrum

Learn how we reduced our heap size by up to 43% in the deep dive of “Pointer Compression in V8”
linguaggi di programmazione
::: v8js

Panagiotis Andreou

The 6 Best Features in Linux 5.6, Out Now
Linux
::: omgubuntu

It seems British microLED display maker Plessey has scored big. According to @theinformation [paywall], Plessey's UK plant will exclusively supply Facebook's AR ambitions for several years
innovazioni, futuro | hardware | Facebook
::: IEEESpectrum

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have cut or removed Jair Bolsonaro's videos on #COVID19. "They violate our terms of service, that don't allow misinformation that can cause real damage on people," says Facebook in a statement
But left Trump’s up!
social media | politica | disinformazione, fake news, bufale | coronavirus
::: risj_oxford

overwhelmingly comprehensive docs at docs.racket-lang.org. For language building / macros check out beautifulracket.com and greghendershott.com/fear-of-macros/
language Racket
::: pezi_pink

You can't win, but there are alternatives to fighting. Blockchain Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
blockchain e crypto*
::: Alexintosh

(1/8) Many valuable technology breakthroughs were only made possible by federal funding for research universities. Think the laser, gene sequencing, the internet itself
artificial intelligence | innovazioni, futuro
::: StanfordHAI

Samsung Display To End All LCD Production By End 2020
hardware
::: Slashdot

Trump Won the Internet. Democrats Are Scrambling to Take It Back
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: Slashdot

#Coronavirus myths and fake news circulating on social media can cost lives. We're working with online platforms to stop those seeking to profit from or exploit the crisis. Check your sources, trust health professionals. Together, let's set the record straight
coronavirus | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: vonderleyen

Linux Mint 20 Release Date & Features
Linux distro
::: dcavedon

Excellent initiative by @Mozilla, launching a #COVID19 Solutions Fund to support the development of #opensource hardware (e.g. an open source ventilator) and software (e.g. a browser plugin that helps combat COVID related #misinformation) 👏👏👏
open source | coronavirus
::: 1lucabelli


Was talking with @DeanHach today about what's gotten *easier* since moving our team to remote. Curious what other startups have been finding
lavoro
::: jeanqasaur

HPE, Intel and Linux Foundation Team Up For Open Source Software for 5G Core
5G
::: Slashdot

Let's make this simple: Zoom is malware
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: random_walker ::: dhh ::: glipari ::: hackerfantastic ::: BleepinComputer ::: random_walker ::: AaronToponce

. @mozilla is running an 8-week “Fix-The-Internet" Spring Lab where people can build prototypes to envision new models and ways of using the #Internet for good. Cash stipend, amazing weekly 1-1 product & engineering mentorship
Web, Internet
::: rezamarashi

We released simdjson 0.3: the fastest JSON parser in the world is even better
linguaggi di programmazione
::: lemire

Xerox Ends Its Hostile Takeover Bid For HP
economia, lavoro
::: Slashdot

D-Wave Makes Its Quantum Computers Free To Anyone Working On Coronavirus Crisis
quantum computing | coronavirus
::: Slashdot

Amazon Fires Worker Who Led Strike Over Virus
ditte | coronavirus
::: Slashdot

Marriott Discloses New Data Breach Impacting 5.2 Million Guests
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Moxi from @DiligentRobots performs repetitive chores so that hospital staff can spend their time doing more important tasks
robots, automazione, droni
::: IEEESpectrum

When Isaac Newton stayed at home to avoid the 1665 plague, he discovered the laws of gravity, optics, and he invented calculus
coronavirus
::: neiltyson


I'm working on a browser extension that shows discussions about the page you have open across multiple social networks. Still very early in development
idea 💡 | social media
::: corbindavenport

It is unclear whether anonymisation *may* in reality be possible; Bluetooth technology still has the potential to deanonymise vast swaths of the population
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

Il formatore online non può utilizzare gli stessi schemi didattici che adotta nell'aula fisica. La diffusione della formazione online cambierà tutto
raccomandatissimissimo
scuola, educazione, cultura
::: SergioGridelli

This is absolute madness: "Australian state will install home surveillance hardware to make sure if you're in virus isolation, you stay there"
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | coronavirus
::: fabiochiusi

Coronameter”, a “software that analyses data gathered from mobile phones - produced, according to Israeli media, by the spyware firm NSO - to help locate likely carriers of the coronavirus in order to test them
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: fabiochiusi ::: fabiochiusi

.@gnome and @kdecommunity deepen their commitment to work together and unveil KNOME, a new desktop that brings users the best of both worlds
applicazioni, programmi
::: kdecommunity

1. to fight #COVID, the US government launches a consortium which includes
coronavirus
::: SMaurizi

Da ricordarcelo la prossima volta che si accuseranno le auto diesel di elevate PM10
ambiente, ecologia
::: real_fabristol

Beijing and Moscow are pushing to replace TCP/IP with something called "New IP" which enables more control + censorship. In the new system, a central network point could cut off comms to/from a particular address
Web, Internet | censura
::: gladstein ::: Belt & Road News ::: Internet Governance Project

This is absolutely my experience. The façade of pseudo-code is just papier-mâché. It does not replace or cleverly sidestep the need for solid design
dissento (ovviamente)
Python
::: penryu


"A Singular Mathematical Promenade" is a delightful book by a gifted expositor (Ghys) that beautifully showcases both the unity of mathematics, and the realm of possibility which is opened when one retires the austere Bourbaki-style adherence to cycles of Definition-Theorem-Proof
disponibile gratuitamente
matematica
::: AlexKontorovich

I’m pleased to share our (me, @ringspectrum, @notmgsk, and@braised_babbage) paper about QUILC, an open-source optimizing compiler for quantum computing. It’s got math, compsci, tables of numbers, cool tikz diagrams, & a DSL for compiler writing in Lisp
quantum computing
::: stylewarning

Ireland to roll out voluntary phone tracker app to tackle #coronavirus. “The phone app will keep track of people the user has come into close physical contact with and alert them if they subsequently test positive ...”
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | coronavirus
::: cdteu

In questo momento l’#INPS sta compiendo la più grande violazione dei dati personali mai avvenuta in italia. Se compili la domanda vengono fuori i dati di altre persone. Tutto, nome, cognome, indirizzo. Ci sarà la più grande class action d’Italia contro l’Inps. Garantito #INPSdown
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: catlatorre ::: g_bonfiglio ::: FrMaselli ::: SMaurizi

Ho deciso di testare il bot a stelle e strisce per verificarne l'effettiva utilità e comprendere come funziona l'intelligenza artificiale sottostante
artificial intelligence
::: Key4biz

Palantir in Talks With Germany, France for Virus-Fighting Tool
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: MaliciaRogue

Can we fight COVID-19 without resorting to mass surveillance?
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | coronavirus
::: rosamunde_vb

Report Reveals 'Massive Plastic Pollution Footprint' of Drinks Firms
ambiente, ecologia
::: Slashdot

Come scongiurare l’uso privato dei Big Data nel controllo sanitario
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: ilmanifesto

A blast from the past on PL Perspectives today: We republish @jeanqasaur's wonderful 2018 interviews of PL researchers, junior and senior. Distract yourself from COVID stress and enjoy these interesting and diverse histories and reflections
programming, codice, snippet
::: michael_w_hicks

Altair 4.1 released! Yes, I released version 4.1 on 4/1. No, this is not a joke 😁
Python
::: jakevdp

29 marzo, 2020

Visto nel Web - 487

Tempi difficili, molto, non so quanto potrò resistere. Mi hanno anche rubato un'ora. Ma intanto ecco cosa ho wisto nel Web.


Julian Assange
Julian Assange
::: IFJGlobal ::: WilkieMP ::: SomersetBean ::: johnpilger ::: afshinrattansi ::: SpinachFeisty ::: DEAcampaign ::: SMaurizi ::: nozomimagine ::: Doctors4Assange ::: MrsC_Assange ::: couragefound ::: SomersetBean

Ora sono proprio curioso di sapere @twitter che dice delle notizie false diffuse da Salvini e Meloni sul coronavirus. Si era detto pugno di ferro, giusto @jack? Allora vale anche per loro, o loro possono diffondere pericolose insinuazioni fasulle come niente fosse?
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: fabiochiusi

A super awesome debugger for quantum code using the Quantum Virtual Machine
quantum computing | programming, codice, snippet
::: stylewarning

skip the boring crap
umorismo
::: johnregehr

COVID-19 Pushes Up Internet Use 70 Percent, Streaming More Than 12 Percent, First Figures Reveal
coronavirus | Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Announcing a National Emergency Library @internetarchive –1.4 million free books to meet students’ and readers’ needs while schools and libraries are closed at global scale
scuola, educazione, cultura
::: internetarchive

Ricevete anche voi strani WhatsApp che consigliano di bere acqua così il virus va nello stomaco invece che nella trachea o di prendere il sole che il caldo lo uccide? Mi chiedevo: ma chi è perché diffonde simili cretinate?
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | cyberwar
::: AlienoGentile

Here is a cute pi-e coincidence: π⁴+π⁵ ≈ e⁶
matematica
::: TamasGorbe

Graphene Solar Thermal Film Could Be a New Way To Harvest Renewable Energy
energia
::: Slashdot

Facebook's Portal TV Video Chat Device Was Mocked -- Now It's Completely Sold Out
Facebook
::: Slashdot

The Home Teleconference Survival Kit: starter pack
umorismo
::: redpenblackpen

List packages manually installed with process currently running
tip, suggerimenti
::: commandlinefu


"(...) scambiando per efficienza la rinuncia a ogni libertà e la delega cieca all'algoritmo per la soluzione salvifica" -- Soro a Repubblica sul contact tracing digitale, da incorniciare
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | coronavirus
::: fabiochiusi

cosa aspettiamo ad arrestare per istigazione all'odio, procurato allarme e diffusione di fake news? il Patto Ttraversale per la scienza questi li lascia tranquilli, son loro amighetti?
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | politica
::: tanzmax

#FlattenTheCurve
economia, lavoro
::: SallyMayweather

Founder Ren Zhengfei says Huawei ‘racing to develop’ new technologies amid coronavirus pandemic
Huawei | coronavirus
::: simopieranni

Ceci n'est pas une école
tutto il thread
scuola, educazione, cultura | coronavirus
::: LarrereMathilde

I chip per l’AI nuovo terreno di scontro fra USA e Cina
Certe battaglie non si fermano per un virus
artificial intelligence | hardware
::: LucaSambucci

The Apache® Software Foundation Celebrates 21 Years of Open Source Leadership
open source
::: TheASF

lettera di #SophieIntVeld su questione #SorveglianzaDigitale contro #COVID
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | coronavirus
::: SMaurizi

Classi resistenti e progetti Wikimedia: in Trentino si studia con WikiMeUp
L'esperienza di @MattRuffoni - socio @WikimediaItalia e consigliere ILS - con Wikipedia a scuola
scuola, educazione, cultura
::: ItaLinuxSociety

Quando sento dire che la didattica on line può mettere una pezza a queste settimane senza scuola penso che sì, è vero. Per molti ma non per tutti
scuola, educazione, cultura
::: f_chinellato

Coronavirus, accordo ICCU-Dm Cultura: nasce il portale "io leggo digitale"
libri
::: AgCultNews

A Hacker Stole and Leaked the Xbox Series X Graphics Source Code
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Myrna Loy and William Powell as Nora and Nick Charles

Zoom sends data to Facebook even if you don't have a Facebook account
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: derektmead ::: ebobferraris

Bodhi Linux 5.1.0 Released based on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS
Linux distro | Ubuntu
::: dcavedon

Crypto Margin Trading Challenged By US Derivatives Regulator
crittografia
::: Slashdot

sudo apt update
coronavirus | umorismo
::: dcavedon

Uno studio di Stanford evidenzia il bias razziale degli algoritmi di riconoscimento vocale, che quando parla un afroamericano sbagliano il doppio. Gli assistenti vocali mal si adattano agli accenti. In Italia, con i nostri dialetti, ne sappiamo qualcosa
assistente digitale
::: LucaSambucci

questo esemplifica perfettamente le misure di tracing e containment del Covid19
social media | coronavirus
::: gianlucac1

Ora più che mai, che le tracce digitali vengono usate per capire che succede, è importante ricordarsi di questa immagine e tener sempre presente che verità e realtà hanno infinite dimensioni
::: enriconardelli

Al comune di Roma hanno evidentemente molto tempo libero e quindi si sono divertiti a creare il kit dello spione
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: FrMaselli

'League' of Cybersecurity Professionals Band Together To Help Hospitals
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

The New Open Source Platform from IEEE is for developers who want to create and test their code
open source
::: IEEESpectrum

AI Versus the Coronavirus
the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute
artificial intelligence | coronavirus
::: Slashdot


Technical enthusiasts are encouraged to direct their passion and creativity towards creating fresh apps for Linux users. We don’t need more Linux distributions. Stop making Linux distributions, make applications instead
Linux
::: sil

Elon Musk Says Tesla's New York Factory Will Make Ventilators 'As Soon As Humanly Possible'
non che mi fidi molto ma forse...
protagonisti | coronavirus
::: Slashdot

Unpatched iOS Bug Blocks VPNs From Encrypting All Traffic
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | bug
::: Slashdot

Engineers Test a Powered 'Ankle Exoskeleton' To Make Running Easier
tecnologia
::: Slashdot

88 Out of Top 200 US Cities Have Seen Internet Speeds Decline This Past Week
Web, Internet | coronavirus
::: Slashdot

I'm somebody tells you to invest in their quantum computing company because they will find a vaccine/cure for COVID-19 with it
quantum computing | coronavirus
::: jpdowling

Fake Stanford University adviser pushed 'cure' Trump calls 'miracle'
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: vardi

so at some point in the past two months I’ve somehow developed an intuitive understanding of (unindexed) Van Laarhoven optics work despite treating them like an incomprehensible black box for four years and making no attempt to change that, and I’m not entirely sure what changed
programming, codice, snippet
::: lexi_lambda

Works for files as well as directories *and* this is supported by all @Ubuntu versions since 18.04 LTS
da approfondire
tip, suggerimenti
::: alex_murray

A programmer
umorismo | coronavirus
::: vardi

US Space Force Successfully Launches First Mission
spazio, esplorazione | politica
::: Slashdot


#COVID19: gli operatori telefonici tracciano già i nostri movimenti
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | coronavirus
::: tanzmax

Facebook sent home thousands of human moderators due to the coronavirus. Now the algorithms are in charge
Facebook | algoritmi, codice
::: simopieranni

Home-schooling parents all around the world are learning just how hard it is to be a teacher and to keep students engaged. We don't thank teachers enough
scuola, educazione, cultura
::: hadip

Hangzhou park security uses AI-powered smart glasses to detect people with fever
coronavirus | riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: simopieranni

The new compiler can finally compile itself!
linguaggi di programmazione
::: v_language

Povero Aranzulla
umorismo | coronavirus
::: Zziagenio78

Well put: it's amazing indeed how @SWHeritage comes full circle in this replication / reproduction journey
open source | storia
::: rdicosmo

I cinque pilastri dei diritti digitali nell’era del Covid-19
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | coronavirus
::: ilmanifesto

"A Closer Look at Location Data" explains mobile location data (who has it & how it's collected) and outlines ethical/privacy considerations for govts seeking to use this data to address #COVID19. First in @futureofprivacy series on Privacy and Pandemics
coronavirus
::: staceygraydc

I complottisti hanno tutti caratteristiche comuni. Comprenderle (e autocomprendersi) è il modo migliore per smontare bufale che alterano la realtà e offrono false sicurezze
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: simopieranni

Coronavirus: Radio Listening Booms While Music Streaming Stalls
coronavirus | media
::: Slashdot

The Web is playing a crucial role in the worldwide fight against COVID-19. But there is much more that governments and companies can do to harness its power. This blog from @adrianlovett of @webfoundation sets out the urgent case for action
Web, Internet | coronavirus
::: timberners_lee


Pensare a ricostruire dopo il virus: "è evidente come andrà ripensato l’intervento pubblico dello Stato nella sanità, nelle scuole, nell’informatica, lasciate deperire in questi anni di folle austerità"
economia, lavoro | coronavirus
::: GustavoPiga

Sperando di fare cosa gradita, segnalo le #biblioteche dove ci si può iscrivere on line. Alcune funzionano molto bene. In diverse aree del nostro paese, purtroppo, non è possibile ancora beneficiare del servizio. Si fa sempre in tempo a recuperare
libri
::: NicolaLagioia

1. vorrei vedere un dibattito serio sulla #sorveglianzaDigitale, perché quello che verrà messo in piedi rischia di essere il più grande sistema di sorveglianza mai messo in piedi in una democrazia occidentale
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: SMaurizi

Epidemia, il software italiano di geolocalizzazione per il controllo del territorio
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: sole24ore

Ricercatori della University of Massachusetts hanno costruito un rilevatore di colpi di tosse e di affollamento, che monitorando i sintomi influenzali nei luoghi pubblici riesce a prevedere l'insorgenza di epidemie
artificial intelligence
::: LucaSambucci

Dagli Small Modular Reactors l’impulso al futuro del nucleare
energia | ambiente, ecologia
::: MauroV1968

Il colosso cinese lancia tre nuovi smartphone che offrono l’accesso al 5G a una platea sempre più ampia, dal modello entry level al top di gamma
5G
::: wireditalia

µhtml (micro html) today reached a great milestone: in 1/3rd of its hyperHTML ancestor size it's capable of scoring more in terms of overall features/performance: it's "literally" one of the best micro libraries I've ever published 😍 you're missing out 😜
Web, Internet
::: WebReflection

#TERREG è la proposta di regolamento #UE per costringere gli operatori di #Rete a cancellare automaticamente i contenuti consideri "terroristici" dalle autorità. Come gli #uploadfilter a fini #copyright, presenta molti rischi
censura
::: WikimediaItalia

Google Donates $800 Million in Cash and Ads To Fight Coronavirus
Google | coronavirus
::: Slashdot

Ready to use #Ubuntu for robotics? Watch our on-demand webinar with our in-house roboticist
robots, automazione, droni | Ubuntu
::: ubuntu


🔴 #poliziapostale segnala truffa con sms
frodi
::: poliziadistato

Phone Calls Are Back in Fashion
social media
::: Slashdot

Check out these collections of activities, specifically geared for Distance Teaching, from Grade 6 through Calculus
scuola, educazione, cultura
::: Desmos

TensorFlow 2 is now the default in Colab - (But the `%tensorflow_version 1.x` magic is still there if you need it.)
machine learning
::: TensorFlow

Got the Raspberry Pi 4 working, ordered from seeedstudio.com - Thanks to @da_kwee More later but so far, great! You need a micro-HDMI cable
programming, codice, snippet | hardware
::: lemire

Bosses Panic-Buy Spy Software To Keep Tabs On Remote Workers
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: Slashdot

Zoom pushes an update after we found the iOS app sending data to Facebook. They've now removed the code that was sending the data
da continuare a non fidarsi
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: josephfcox

Elizabeth Warren's Campaign Is Making Its Software Open Source
open source | politica
::: Slashdot

Exponential Graphs
umorismo
::: saliltripathi

Knowing how to program does not make you a software engineer
programming, codice, snippet
::: RichRogersX

Scientists Identify Microbe That Could Help Degrade Polyurethane-Based Plastics
ambiente, ecologia
::: Slashdot


US Officials Reportedly Agree To Cut Off Huawei From Global Chip Suppliers
Huawei
::: Slashdot

This is so satisfying...
matematica
::: panlepan

NASA Picks SpaceX To Fly Cargo To Moon-Orbiting Gateway Space Station
spazio, esplorazione
::: Slashdot

China’s economy was hit hard by the pandemic. Its 5G ambitions could be crucial to its recovery
5G
::: simopieranni

ILS offre due istanze pubbliche #Jitsi per le proprie videocall, ma ce ne sono molte altre da usare durante la quarantena #COVID19
scuola, educazione, cultura
::: ItaLinuxSociety

Problema: In una classe virtuale dove ci sono i ragazzini col computer di papà col sistema operativo craccato e la suite office scaricata dalla luna, secondo voi in quanti secondi verranno compromessi tutti i database delle scuole?
scuola, educazione, cultura | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Genjuro75

China proposes to the UN a new internet architecture—What a timing!
Web, Internet
::: h0d3r

Condivisione
risorse online
libri
::: orporick

Let's have some fun while staying home: the fourth session of the #ocaml MOOC is back! We decided to reopen it to give you one more reason to #StayHome
programmazione funzionale
::: ocamlmooc

Dr. Lucie Guibault on What Scientists Should Know About Open Access
scienza | open source
::: LGuibault

Un patto digitale tra governi e cittadini
dati, raccolta | riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza | politica
::: ilmanifesto

academic PL folks might do well to read this thread
linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnregehr ::: lexi_lambda


Alive2 is a formal methods tool for LLVM IR that my group contributes to. one part of its online presence is our Compiler Explorer instance
programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

Debian lancia un biohackathon virtuale per combattere il COVID-19
Linux | coronavirus
::: Marcooo83

.@OneWeb, the satellite internet start-up, is preparing for bankruptcy and to lay off most of its staff, after failing to secure new funding from investors including its biggest backer SoftBank, according to people familiar with the situation
Web, Internet
::: BBCAmos

Mi domando a cosa servano Big Data, Machine Learning, AI e Deep Learning se non siamo capaci di riconoscere una valanga in arrivo, visibile a occhio nudo. Un giorno qualcuno formulerà l’equivalente della domanda della regina sulla crisi 2008: “Why did no one see it coming?”
trascura, secondo me, la politica, il sentire della gente
dati, raccolta | machine learning | politica
::: Giuseppednc

Ad Amburgo quelli di #Netflix hanno tappezzato la città con gli spoiler delle serie TV, così se esci li leggi e ti rovini il finale che geni del male
coronavirus | Web, Internet
::: fioriimmaginari

"Il tracciamento elettronico, se fatto senza il rispetto dei diritti umani, produrrà effetti che perdureranno passata l’emergenza". Attenzione: è vero che l’Organizzazione Mondiale della Sanità propone il contact tracing, ma raccomanda "rispetto della privacy e dei diritti umani"
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: vitalbaa

Science and Technology links (March 28th 2020)
novità
::: lemire

Face Surveillance Is Not the Solution to the COVID-19 Crisis
riconoscimento facciale, sorveglianza
::: fabiochiusi

Polyfill here
linguaggi di programmazione
::: WebReflection

How is the Linux kernel tested?
I thought this would be a long way of saying "it isn't" but really it's a long way of saying "it mostly isn't"
Linux | programming, codice, snippet
::: johnregehr

I paesi che stanno scommettendo di più sull' #innovazione
innovazioni, futuro
::: Luca_Gualtieri1