Tab dump

2021

2021-10-21

  • TLA+ a formal specification #language. It’s a tool to design systems and algorithms, then programmatically verify that those systems don’t have critical bugs. It’s the software equivalent of a blueprint.
  • Blogpost: The Skill of Org Design, some more interesting (free) posts on the site, more posts only accesible for membersafter paying
  • State of AI Report 2021
  • py2many #Python to CLike languages transpiler

2021-10-05

  • MagInkCal#e-ink based #calendar
  • abstreet - A traffic simulation game exploring how small changes to roads affect cyclists, transit users, pedestrians, and drivers.

2021-09-22

2021-09-20

  • polars Fast #DataFrame s in #Rust & #Python

2021-09-16

2021-09-06

2021-08-22

  • Nerdfonts patches developer targeted #fonts with a high number of glyphs (icons).

2021-08-16

2021-08-13

  • Delta Lake Delta lake is an open-source project that enables building a #Lakehouse architecture on top of existing storage systems such as S3, ADLS, GCS, and HDFS.
  • Data Mesh

2021-08-02

2021-05-06

2021-04-27

2021-04-18

2021-03-23

  • new Python C API, under development, supported by CPython, PyPy and Cython developers, seems to have lost some steam recently #python

2021-03-07

2021-01-24

  • New page: Scientific/Technological Progress

2020

2020-12-13

  • Website: Cameras and lenses explaining optical principles with really nice interactive visualizations
  • Hifiberry OS #Linux distribution optimized for #audio playback (on #raspberryPie)
  • Beocrate Amplifier Developed originally to re-use older B&O speakers, the Beocreate 4-channel amplifier can also be used as an amplifier for “normal” speakers.

2020-12-07

2020-11-18

  • present A #terminal based presentation tool with colors and effects
  • hstr #zsh history suggestions
  • nnn file manager for the #terminal

2020-10-20

  • delta nicer diffs in #git

Bayes tab cleaning

2020-08-17

2020-08-11

2020-08-09

2020-08-07

2020-08-06

2020-08-04

  • uPlot small & fast #plotting library - #javascript #charts
  • Moonlander new #Ergodox inspired #keyboard
  • vscodium Free/Libre Open Source Software Binaries of #VSCode #oss #editor
  • starboard #Notebook in the browser, think #jupyter for html, js, css #webdev
  • pylance new #python plugin for #VSCode, closed source

2020-07-31

CW29

CW28

  • Chalice python framework for writing AWS lambda functions
  • Talk on Terraform & Postgres not sure if it really works like advertised for tables
  • Zappa Serverless python web applications on lambda and api gateway

CW21

  • https://openpaper.work/en/ Sorting documents is a machine’s job. With Paperwork, scan or import your documents and find them back in a snap
  • OCRmyPDF adds an OCR text layer to scanned PDF files, allowing them to be searched

CW18

CW17

2019

CW39

  • bidict bidirectional mapping (dict) for python

CW22

CW18

2017

CW34

CW20

  • xi A modern editor with a backend written in Rust, supposed to be really fast, built for Mac OS X
  • Rope Science Posts on the science behind rope, a data structure for text editing, used by xi
  • keyboard shortcuts on github

CW17

CW14

  • Pijul (GPL2), new DVCS, based on a sound theory of patches, which makes it easy to learn and use, and really distributed.
  • Mastodon, free, decentralised twitter clone
  • neural network zoo

CW13

CW8

CW7

free ebook week - Deep Learning book online - Probabilistic Programming & Bayesian Methods for Hackers - Operating Systems: From 0 to 1 – Bootstrap yourself to write an OS from scratch. - Write You A Scheme (a Lisp variant) (in Haskell)

CW6

what I found when I closed about 100 tabs in Firefox - ASCII in four colums makes a lot about ASCII obvious - CoVim Collaborative Editing for Vim - zz smart directory changer - new rofi release - PyContracts - interesing looking CV in LaTeX - business card in LaTex - PCB business Card

CW2

- [analyze how git repos grow over time](https://github.com/erikbern/git-of-theseus)
- [From python to numpy](http://www.labri.fr/perso/nrougier/from-python-to-numpy/) open source book which mostly deals with vectorization of python code using numpy
- [git extras](https://github.com/tj/git-extras/blob/master/Commands.md#git-pr) I especially like [git pr](https://github.com/tj/git-extras/blob/master/Commands.md#git-pr)
- [tourist's guide to LLVM's source code](http://blog.regehr.org/archives/1453)
- [The little book about OS development](The little book about OS development)

CW1

- converting pdfs for better readibility on smaller screens:
	- [k2pdfopt](http://www.willus.com/k2pdfopt/)
	- [cut2col](https://www.cp.eng.chula.ac.th/~somchai/cut2col/) (cuts two column layouts to one column layout)
	- [Dontprint](http://dontprint.net/) firefox/chrome extension to send scientific articles to your e-reader directly from the websites of most journals and preprint servers.
- [muchsync](http://www.muchsync.org/) Muchsync brings notmuch to all of your computers by synchronizing your mail messages and notmuch tags across machines.
- [Muchsync](http://deferred.io/2016/01/18/notmuch-tags-gmail-labels-bidirectional-sync.html) brings notmuch to all of your computers by synchronizing your mail messages and notmuch tags across machines.
- [abunchoftags](https://github.com/gauteh/abunchoftags)  experimental (and probably incomplete) tag syncing between gmail tags (using X-Keywords) and notmuch tags

2016

CW51==

- [open source speech recognition toolkit](http://cmusphinx.sourceforge.net/), [python bindings](https://github.com/cmusphinx/pocketsphinx-python)
- while we are on the topic of vim-alikes [kakoune](http://kakoune.org/why-kakoune/why-kakoune.html)
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CW50

- interesting infographic using a two dimensional color map at [the washington post](https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/how-diverse-is-america/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_diversity-graphic-1045am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory)
- [nice graphic of orbitals around earth](https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b4/Comparison_satellite_navigation_orbits.svg) (from ISS via GPS to geostationary orbits)
- [vis](https://github.com/martanne/vis) another vim like text editor
- [Feynman Lectures on Physics](http://www.feynmanlectures.caltech.edu/) are online
- [vimwiki](http://vimwiki.github.io/) a personal wiki for Vim – interlinked, plain text files written in a markup language
- there is also [vim-orgmode](https://github.com/jceb/vim-orgmode), [vim-notes](https://github.com/xolox/vim-notes) (easy note taking in vim) and [taskwiki](https://github.com/tbabej/taskwiki) which makes vimwiki work with taskwarrior
- [hyper](https://github.com/zeit/hyper) another rich terminal built on html/css/js
- [historical horse tram transport map of paris (1830)](http://transitmap.net/post/154410154545/paris-omnibus-1830)
- [1000 year old american city in Illinois](http://arstechnica.com/features/2016/12/theres-a-1000-year-old-lost-city-beneath-the-st-louis-suburbs/)

CW49

- [Die photos and analysis of the LM108 op amp](http://www.righto.com/2016/12/inside-lm108-op-amp-superbeta.html)
- [english online version of a Spiegel titel article on the downfall of Deutsche Bank](http://www.spiegel.de/international/business/the-story-of-the-self-destruction-of-deutsche-bank-a-1118157.html)
- [visual vim cheat sheet](https://people.csail.mit.edu/vgod/vim/vim-cheat-sheet-en.pdf)

CW48

- [SOSbrutalism](http://www.sosbrutalism.org/)  database that currently contains over 1000 Brutalist buildings

CW47

- [qutebrowser is a keyboard-focused browser with a minimal GUI](https://www.qutebrowser.org/) think vimperator/pentadactyl
- [Mini Metro Maps on Magnets, Posters, etc.](http://pdovak.com/mini-metro-maps/)
- [Making Terminal Applications in Rust](http://ticki.github.io/blog/making-terminal-applications-in-rust-with-termion/) with [termion](https://github.com/ticki/termion)

CW46

- [tsfresh - Automatic extraction of relevant features from time series](https://github.com/blue-yonder/tsfresh)
- [OSMnx is a Python package for downloading administrative boundary shapes and street networks from OpenStreetMap](http://geoffboeing.com/2016/11/osmnx-python-street-networks/)
- [The Elegance of Deflate](http://www.codersnotes.com/notes/elegance-of-deflate/)

CW45

- [pass](https://www.passwordstore.org/) interesting looking password manager based on gpg and git, firefox plugin available
- [Illustrated History of Mechanical Keyboards](http://www.tomshardware.com/picturestory/736-history-of-mechanical-keyboards.html)
- [compare / restore files from zfs snapshots](https://github.com/j-keck/zfs-snap-diff)

CW44

- [h264 is magic](https://sidbala.com/h-264-is-magic/) some explanation on how h264 works
- [The Power of Ten - 10 Rules for Writing Safety Critical Code](http://spinroot.com/p10/)
- lecture on [advanced data structures](http://courses.csail.mit.edu/6.851/)
- [Clairvoyant - Software designed to identify and monitor social/historical cues for short term stock movement](https://github.com/anfederico/Clairvoyant)

CW43

- [periodic table of network centralities](http://schochastics.net/sna/periodic.html)

CW

- [moreutils](https://joeyh.name/code/moreutils/) collection of tools that could (should?) be classic Unix tools, I especially like vidir (via BSDnow)

CW37

- [Primer on Bézier Curves](https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/unix/TypingEOFEffects)
- [Good looking colorscheme for vim](https://github.com/jacoborus/tender.vim)
- [Vim scratchpad for hackers](https://github.com/metakirby5/codi.vim)

#CW

- [Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues explained visually](http://setosa.io/ev/eigenvectors-and-eigenvalues/)
- [What typing ^D really does](https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/unix/TypingEOFEffects)

CW34

- [unicode locale charts](http://www.unicode.org/cldr/charts/29/by_type/index.html)
- [snapcast](https://github.com/badaix/snapcast) open source synchronous multi-room audio player

CW33

- [ColorHug: open source display colorimeter](http://www.hughski.com)

CW30

- [Terminals are weird](https://catern.com/posts/terminal_quirks.html) explains some "odd" behavior of terminals, especially what CTRL and ALT do

CW29

- [Timewarrior](https://taskwarrior.org/news/news.20160725.html) "Timewarrior is a companion to Taskwarrior, which tracks time, and then shows reports. It is intended to replace the timesheet command in Taskwarrior, and add much, much more."

CW20

- [Iosevka](http://be5invis.github.io/Iosevka/) free/libre monospace font, narrow, very readable, good unicode character support (on Linux/FreeBSD install the term variant, variants with ligatures enabled have some issues because of ligature support in e.g. libvte/pango/whatever)
- [The Case-Crossover Design: A Method for Studying Transient Effects on the Risk of Acute Events](http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/133/2/144.short)

CW19

- [Weather forcast with reliability indicator](https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/forecast/week/bonn_germany_2946447?day=2) also shows data from several models
- [umtrix](https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/umatrix/), Firefox/Chromium AddOn, "firewall for http"
- [xonsh](http://xon.sh) interesting looking new shell with python scripting build in
- [Bitkeeper open sourced](http://www.bitkeeper.com/) about 10 years too late

CW18

- FlattrPlus, see notes at [[Werbung]]

CW17

- [termux](https://termux.com/) a terminal for Android with built in GNU/FOSS ecosystem, including apt

CW14

- [qutebrowser](http://www.qutebrowser.org/), vim inspired browser based on Webkit, think Vimperator,Pentadactyl, etc,, currently [Fundraising campaign on Indiegogog](https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/qutebrowser-a-keyboard-focused-vim-like-browser#/)

CW11

- [Intel has its own python distribution](https://software.intel.com/en-us/python-distribution)
- [Wikipedia and KTH (Swedish Royal Institute of Technology) jointly develop a free text-to-speach engine](https://www.kth.se/en/forskning/artiklar/kth-hjalper-wikipedia-borja-prata-1.631897)

CW9

- [Taskwarrior for Android](https://taskwarrior.org/news/news.20160225.html)

CW8

- [FLIR ONE](http://www.flir.de/flirone/content/?id=62912) [240€](http://www.amazon.de/FLIR-ONE-W%C3%A4rmebildkamera-f%C3%BCr-Android-Ger%C3%A4te/dp/B01478QCHU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1456236521&sr=8-1&keywords=FLIR) IR camera add-on for smartphones

CW7

- [Ricoh Theta S](https://theta360.com/de/about/theta/s.html) 360° Panorma Camera, 399€

CW6

- [vprof: Graphical python profiler](https://github.com/nvdv/vprof/)

CW4

=== alternative python interpreters === - Pyjion, extension of CPython with a JIT, looks like it only runs on Windows ATM, from Microsoft - Pyston, LLVM based JIT, from Dropbox, only python 2.7 on Linux (Ubuntu)

CW3

- [Learning Rust With Entirely Too Many Linked Lists](http://cglab.ca/~abeinges/blah/too-many-lists/book/)
- Keyboard Galore!
	- [Axios Keyboard](http://axios.io/) [Crowd Supply](https://www.crowdsupply.com/multiplxd/axios-keyboard)  Open Source Modular Ergonomic Keyboards
	- [The Esrille New Keyboard − NISSE](http://www.esrille.com/keyboard/) one piece, commercial, >400USD
	- [K80CS](http://www.hck.sk/k80cs/index.html) interesting DIY keyboard, base needs to be 3d printed, NOT open source/hardware

CW2 (2016)

- [modern C](https://matt.sh/howto-c) doesn't look so bad...
- [nice interactive explanation of how virtual memory works](http://blog.robertelder.org/virtual-memory-with-256-bytes-of-ram/)

CW53

- [lists of prehistoric sites in Germany](http://tw.strahlen.org/praehistorie/praehistorie.html#Anker1) (German)
- more lightweight system, easy to set up: [monitorix](http://www.monitorix.org)
- [prometheus](http://prometheus.io/) oss monitoring system and time series database (too heavy for my use case)
- [sigrok](https://sigrok.org/): open source signal analysis software suite, supports (among others) cheap (~7€) [Saleae Clones](http://www.ebay.de/itm/24MHz-8CH-USB-Logic-Analyzer-8-Channel-Logic-Analyzer-Compatible-to-Saleae-/171202927182?hash=item27dc7d5a4e:g:M-8AAOSwyQtV6XEJ)
- [ProTip](http://protip.is/): decentral, bitcoin based micro payment tool, runs entirely in the users's broswer, currently only as a [Chrome Plugin](https://github.com/Leo-ajc/ProTip)

CW51

- rediscovered [madsonic](http://madsonic.org)([subsonic](http://www.subsonic.org) fork) music streaming server, now with mobile "apps" that support caching, e.g. [dsub](https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=github.daneren2005.dsub)
- [Running newer kernel and Xorg on Ubuntu LTS has to be enabled manually](https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack)
- [all roads lead to Rome](http://roadstorome.moovellab.com/maps/roads-to-rome/)
- [Self build book scanner](http://www.heise.de/make/meldung/ScanTailor-Freeware-zum-Buegeln-fotografierter-Buchseiten-3031413.html)
- [personal, web based music streaming server](http://koel.phanan.net/)
- [fivebooks](http://fivebooks.com/) every week an "expert" on a specific topic gives an interview and recommends five books on that given subject (from dog food to causes of the financial crisis) . No Atom/RSS feed though, are feeds dead?

CW48

- [Beagle Board x15](http://beagleboard.org/x15) new Beagle Board, does look nice, but has too much of everything: 2 x 1Gb NICs, GPU (HDMI), 2 DSPs, 3 x USB 3.0, eSATA, 240 GPIO Pins, Analog Audio In and Out
- [fcron](http://fcron.free.fr/index.php) Fcron has also much more functionalities : you can also set a nice value to a job, run it depending on the system load average and much more !

CW47

- [ZFS ZIL and SLOG demystified](http://www.freenas.org/whats-new/2015/11/zfs-zil-and-slog-demystified.html)
- [https://blogs.oracle.com/brendan/entry/test](https://blogs.oracle.com/brendan/entry/test)

CW46

- new podcast by two OpenBSD developers [garbage.fm](http://garbage.fm/) (via BSDNow)
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CW45

- [Kaiwa, a modern and Open Source Web client for XMPP](http://getkaiwa.com/)

CW44

- Mozilla's [rr, an debugger that records a complete program run and can than replay it](http://rr-project.org/), with a 1.2 overhead, even Firefox stays usable
- [apparently, 10Gb Ethernet Cards for 18$ are a thing now](http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=10GB+MELLANOX+CONNECTX-2+PCIe&_sacat=0) (and yes, they do work with FreeBSD)
- [neovim 0.1 tagged](https://github.com/neovim/neovim/releases/tag/v0.1.0)
- There is an [IRCv3 working group](http://ircv3.net/) (and IRCv3.1 and v3.2) and some [clients](http://ircv3.net/software/clients.html) and [servers](http://ircv3.net/software/servers.html) already (partly) support it

CW43

- [Biopod, Microhabitat on kickstarter](https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2099003506/worlds-first-smart-microhabitat?ref=category)

CW42

- [Sao Paulo banned all outdoor advertising](http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/sao-paulo-the-city-with-no-outdoor-advertising)
- [Yes, there are professional photorgraphers using only FOSS](http://www.rileybrandt.com/2015/10/15/foss-photo-flow-2015/)

CW41

- new open source email client [N1](https://www.nylas.com/N1)  [backend](https://github.com/nylas/sync-engine/) [via](https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=10333193)
- [jmap](http://jmap.io/), transport-agnostic, stateless JSON-based API for synchronising a mail client with a mail server

CW40

- [(git) reset demystified](https://git-scm.com/blog/2011/07/11/reset.html) [via](https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/3mp5ok/if_i_had_to_pick_a_single_article_for_a_new_git/)
- [spacy, an NLP library for python much nicer looking than e.g. NLTK](http://spacy.io/) [has just been relicensed under MIT license](http://spacy.io/blog/spacy-now-mit/)
- Matlab is even more fucked up than I thought ``a = sort(x)`` and ``b, c = sort(x)`` are both valid will result in `a == b` for the non trivial case as well.
	- [DIY LED room lights](http://dmitry.gr/index.php?r=05.Projects&proj=19.%20Room%20Lights) [via](https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=10305886)
	- [Have I been pwned? Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach](https://haveibeenpwned.com/)
	- [k-means++: The Advantages of Careful Seeding](http://ilpubs.stanford.edu:8090/778/1/2006-13.pdf), an algorithm for finding better initial values for k-means clustering
	- [Laurent Kronental - Souvenir d'un Futur](http://www.laurentkronental.com/Souvenir-d'un-Futur-(2011-Ongoing)/Photographs), Paris’s crumbling suburban high-rises [via](http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-sight/wp/2015/10/01/a-poetic-vision-of-paris-crumbling-suburban-high-rises/) [via](https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=10317062)

CW39

- [Google let's you pay to not show ads on sites you visit](https://www.google.com/contributor/welcome/)

CW38

- [isync: free IMAP and MailDir mailbox synchronizer](http://isync.sourceforge.net/) alternative to offlineimap that seems to be well liked [arch linux wiki entry](https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Isync), executable is called mbsync

CW37

- [Data sharpening](http://biomet.oxfordjournals.org/content/86/4/941.full.pdf)

CW23

- [Brutalismus](https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brutalismus)