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You Don’t Need a UI Framework

You Don’t Need a UI Framework

13 min readCSS, UI, Tools, FrameworksQuick summary ↬ Developers often reach for UI frameworks like Bootstrap or Material UI, hoping that they’ll save a bunch of time and quickly build a professional-looking app. Unfortunately, things rarely work out this way. Let’s talk about it. Every now and then, someone will ask for my recommendations on UI…

What the Insect Crisis Means for Food, Farming–and Humanity

What the Insect Crisis Means for Food, Farming–and Humanity

There’s a fear that malnutrition will increase because a lot of the foods that insects pollinate are the nutritious stuff that is very good for us. There’s a fear that diseases caused by a lack of nutrition will increase; there’s one estimate that there’ll be a million deaths or more each year globally because of…

BonsaiDb performance update: A deep-dive on file synchronization

BonsaiDb performance update: A deep-dive on file synchronization

Written by Jonathan Johnson. Published 2022-05-22. Last updated 2022-05-23. What is BonsaiDb? BonsaiDb is a new database aiming to be the most developer-friendly Rust database. BonsaiDb has a unique feature set geared at solving many common data problems. We have a page dedicated to answering the question: What is BonsaiDb?. tl;dr: BonsaiDb is slower than…

Range Joins in DuckDB

Range Joins in DuckDB

2022-05-27Richard Wesley TL;DR: DuckDB has fully parallelised range joins that can efficiently join millions of range predicates. Range intersection joins are an important operation in areas such as temporal analytics, and occur when two inequality conditions are present in a join predicate. Database implementations often rely on slow O(N^2) algorithms that compare every pair of…

Print an Arduino-Powered Color Mechanical Television

Print an Arduino-Powered Color Mechanical Television

Many people are hungry for solutions to these issues—witness the widespread adoption over the past decade of wireless charging, mostly for portable consumer electronics but also for vehicles. While a wireless charger saves you from having to connect and disconnect cables repeatedly, the distance over which energy can be delivered this way is quite short.…

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Major discoveries made by mathematicians past age 50 (2010)

Major discoveries made by mathematicians past age 50 (2010)

$begingroup$ From A Mathematician’s Apology, G. H. Hardy, 1940: “I had better say something here about this question of age, since it is particularly important for mathematicians. No mathematician should ever allow himself to forget that mathematics, more than any other art or science, is a young man’s Game. … I do not know an…

What You Need to Know About Metas Updated Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

What You Need to Know About Metas Updated Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

Starting today, Meta is rolling out notifications letting people know that we’ve updated our Privacy Policy, formerly known as the Data Policy. Inspired by feedback from people who use our technologies and privacy experts, we rewrote our Privacy Policy to make it easier to understand and to reflect the latest products we offer. While the…

Lawmakers vote to legalize recreational marijuana in RI

Lawmakers vote to legalize recreational marijuana in RI

After years of discussion, Rhode Island lawmakers on Tuesday voted to legalize the sale of marijuana for recreational use.   If the governor signs the legislation, as expected Wednesday afternoon, Rhode Island would become the 19th state to legalize adult use of marijuana since Colorado became the first in 2012. Some three dozen states have medical marijuana…

Demonstrating significant energy savings using neuromorphic hardware

Demonstrating significant energy savings using neuromorphic hardware

One of Intel’s Nahuku boards, each of which contains eight to 32 Intel Loihi neuromorphic chips. Credit: Tim Herman/Intel Corporation For the first time TU Graz’s Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Intel Labs demonstrated experimentally that a large neural network can process sequences such as sentences while consuming four to sixteen times less energy…

CBO predicts inflation has topped, will cool to 2% by 2024 with higher GDP

CBO predicts inflation has topped, will cool to 2% by 2024 with higher GDP

U.S. economic growth will exceed 3% in 2022, while roaring inflation has topped and will cool each month to around 2% by some point in 2024, according to a government forecast published Wednesday. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that real gross domestic product, or GDP, will grow 3.1% in 2022, driven by consumer spending…

SecureDrop 2.4.0 – Released May 24 2022

SecureDrop 2.4.0 – Released May 24 2022

May 24, 2022 We’re pleased to announce that SecureDrop 2.4.0 has been released. Changes that journalists and administrators should be aware of are summarized in this blog post. A complete list of changes can be found on GitHub. Tor Browser security issueTails has published an advisory for a serious security issue in Tor Browser affecting…

Notion workspace to manage Instagram growth

Notion workspace to manage Instagram growth

A Notion-based workspace. The Audience Building Secret Sauce You Have Been Waiting For.Audience OS makes it nearly impossible to fail at growing your Instagram followers. Specifically, it helps creators and entrepreneurs grow from 0 to 1000s followers without wasting 150+ hours on learning Instagram growth hacks. Get it for $149 $99/Lifetime No risk. Full refund…

We have bigger targets than beating Oracle, say open source DB pioneers

We have bigger targets than beating Oracle, say open source DB pioneers

MySQL pioneer Peter Zaitsev, an early employee of MySQL AB under the original open source database author Michael “Monty” Widenius, once found it easy to identify the enemy. “In the early days of MySQL AB, we were there to get Oracle’s ass. Our CEO Mårten Mickos was always telling us how we were going to…

Stop wanting to be “enterprise-ready” on day 1 – Contenda’s founder Lilly Chen

Stop wanting to be “enterprise-ready” on day 1 – Contenda’s founder Lilly Chen

Fretting over scaling issues too soon, often means laboriously imagining and lugging product freight from the future. It’s believing that the faint, distorted, mostly unreachable calls of possible features and overnight adoption fears matter more than the asks of the present roadmap. In the following exchange, Contenda’s founder, Lilly Chen (@lilly), advises fellow enterprise SaaS…

Do Bulletproof Backpacks Work?

Do Bulletproof Backpacks Work?

Do Bulletproof Backpacks Work? Understanding the Bulletproof Backpack Time for Honesty At Premier Body Armor, we want to help protect you and your loved ones in a practical way! Adding specialized body armor solutions to your everyday routine is the best way. How do Bulletproof Backpacks Work? Bulletproof inserts and backpacks are made of layers…

Samsung allegedly assembling a “dream team” to take down Apple’s M1 in 2025

Samsung allegedly assembling a “dream team” to take down Apple’s M1 in 2025

It’s probably fair to say that Samsung hasn’t had the best time with its Exynos offerings when compared against rivals like Qualcomm or Apple. To shake its fortunes Up, the company also paired Up with AMD for its Exynos 2200 GPU, and results were a mixed bag. Both the AMD RDNA 2 Xclipse 920 graphics…

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