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Hash – Complex Systems Simulation

Backed and built by industry veterans, including the founders of the largest developer and data science communities in the world, were building the end-to-end platform for simulation. Were on a mission to unlock simulation as a useful tool for everyday decis…

John Wheeler’s H-bomb blues

Alex Wellerstein is an assistant professor in science and technology studies at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. He is the author of Restricted Data: Nuclear Secrecy in the United States, due out in 2020 from the University of Chica…

The Product-Minded Software Engineer

Product-minded engineers are developers with lots of interest in the product itself. They want to understand why decisions are made, how people use the product, and love to be involved in making product decisions. They’re someone who would likely make a good …

Google Cloud Is Having IO Issues in US-EAST1

Description: We are experiencing an issue with SSD Persistent Disk and SSD Regional Persistent Disks,beginning at Saturday, 2019-12-07 06:45 US/Pacific. Symptoms: High IO wait times, IO operations failing or taking over 2 seconds to complete. Self-diagnosis…

victorqribeiro/googol

…or “You should learn when to quit”! – A JavaScript game. Play it here About After watching this video, that tells you a good time to quit gambling, I decided to create a game to test the theory. This game is very simple: given N numbers, that could hav…