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?FileSystem is faster than RAM [under your Operating System]

I am studying Apache Kafka (a “distributed streaming platform”) and I stubled upon this conclusion: the “disk read fear” a lot of projects have in the past, is a fake. A lot of distributed database started tutorial with the statement “disk read are slow, write are fast” which is true to some extent, and accounted …

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Implementing A Pure CSS Collapsible ← Alligator.io

Collapsible widgets are a popular way to create sections of content that can contract and expand. There are a ton of different implementations out there. Here, thanks to checkbox input elements, label elements and the :checked pseudo-selector, we’ll be able create such widget without the need for extra JavaScript. Source: Implementing A Pure CSS Collapsible …

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The Privacy Tax

In the 1980, privacy was a lot easier to acquire. Banks can harvest information on us, but the limited computer power was a big limiting factor to their analyzing dreams.  For years Banks have computed the best credit options (for them) to sell to customers. Now the problem is on privacy. Google Plex can crunch …

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Come farsi buttare fuori

Sembra che il governo a trazione “Legista Stellare” voglia farsi buttare fuori dall’Europa. Show come la scarpata di Ciocca oppure sperare che la Russia ci paghi il debito, sono goffi tentativi di nascondere una incompetenza notevole, che peraltro traspare da pasticci multipli, manine e altro. Ora è ovvio che Savona è un anti europeista, ma …

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Z80 Retro Computing with Arduino

The ZilogZ80 CPU is an 8-bit based microprocessor. It was introduced by Zilog in 1976 as the startup company’s first product. The Z80 was conceived by Federico Faggin in late 1974. The Z80 was software compatible (!) with the Intel 8080 machine language. It added several extensions and was the heart of the ZX Spectrum. Zilog Z80 is the chip who powered half of the ’80 microcomputers. …

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