James, Bob, and the dude ... back together again.
|C++ Constructors, Memory, and Lifetimes||
I liked this, dang it. It's old home week kind of stuff, remedial almost, but the author did a great job with it
|US investigating possible mysterious directed energy attack near White House||
|Senate Intel leaders say mysterious directed energy attacks appear to be increasing||
(background and broader overview. not just one story)
|Havana syndrome: NSA officer’s case hints at microwave attacks since 90s||
(yet another backgrounder on DE attacks)
Cool tool! Played around with it a little bit, not a lot though
|This Bladeless Air Taxi Has a Wild Propulsion System||
Holy #@$#! Would that really work? Really?
|A Lock Picking Game Changer?||
I want this. Very educational and could save me a lot of practice.
|How to Rewrite the Laws of Physics in the Language of Impossibility||
Seen this story a couple of times over the last year and still don't know what to make of it.
|Predictive Coding Approximates Backprop along Arbitrary Computation Graphs||
WHAT THE HELL IS THIS?!? Beats me. Good example of content you might like to dive into, but life's short. It's nerdy. Freaking bodaciously nerdy. I wish I had time to dive down.
|How we use Web Components at GitHub (skipped, sadly)||
Don't agree with using Rails as a back-end, but web components with a shared base-util component and something like Elixir as a back-end, alongside a robust linting suie outta be the bomb
|Defenseless: UVA Engineering Computer Scientists Discover Vulnerability Affecting Computers Globally||
Another week, another disastrous security vuln. This time more SPECTRE. Poor, poor intel
Lots of Easter Eggs!
|Manhunting the Manhunters: Digital Signature Management in the Age of Great Power Competition||
Military is playing digitial hide-and-seek. This is the future for the rest of us, maybe 10 years out
|Somebody Might Hear Us: The Future of Secure Communications||
Same subject, some possible mitigations