One of humanity’s highest achievements involves exploring the cosmos above us, pushing our technology to its limits to perform inspiring feats of science. Here’s a look at the hardware and software that made the grade for the mission — and the special considerations involved for building and maintaining mission-critical operating systems that will run in […]
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A short story about SQL's better rival: Michael Stonebraker's storied query language, QUEL.
Researchers from the Clemson University Edisto REC are working on projects they believe will help South Carolina farmers conserve water and save money.
Checkouts of digital books from a popular service are up 52% since March.
Digitization was supposed to make things easier, but publishers in every industry use it as a weapon. They decide a digital product isn't sold, it's licensed, so they can take it away whenever they want. Ridiculous DRM isn't going to drive sales. It just drives consumers away from your products.
I've written previously about what went wrong with the internet and how to fix it, and one of the ideas I mentioned was a new model for search. Given 'talk is cheap, show me the code', I decided to implement it. Okay, it wasn't quite that easy, but here it is: https://searchmysite.net .
Very cool! I hope this project is successful.
Bookmark of https://www.linode.com/blog/cloud-storage/cloud-object-storage-use-cases/
Bookmark of https://www.linode.com/blog/one-click-apps/using-object-storage-as-the-primary-storage-for-nextcloud/
Bookmark of https://www.linode.com/blog/cloud-storage/what-is-object-storage/
I think I might look into using object storage for media. It's about time I work on a Micropub media endpoint anyway.
Build your own Zoom in an hour!
When GitLab proposed that Gitter could be stronger as part of the Matrix network, we knew we couldn’t miss the chance!
I’ll be linking to individual Pens as I discuss the lessons I learned, but if you’d like to get a sense of the entire project, check out 60 days of Animation on Undead Institute. I started this project to end on August 1st, 2020, coinciding with the publication of a book I wrote featuring CSS animation, humor, and zombies — because, obviously, zombies will destroy the world if you don’t brandish your web skills and stop the apocalypse. Nothing puts the hurt on the horde like a HTML element on the move!