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I’ve been hearing a lot about Polymer lately, as I’m sure a lot of you have, seeing as how all of Google’s new applicat…
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New Apple Store app for iPad is now available in the App Store
Get Apple Store for iPad on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Some more thoughts on what ART might bring to the future of Android
Change in Android 4.4 could mean that the Dalvik runtime may have met its match.
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The last open blockbuster in existence finally closes
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Nice. This is great to hear. It's been a long time coming.
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Evntlive was doing some pretty great stuff with live streaming. I hope the acquisition provides the resources necessary to push the product further and broaden the audience. 
This week, Yahoo continued with its prolific acquisition strategy with a one-two punch picking up companies working on video -- a sign that, while some of its..
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Cyanogen lowers the bar for customizing your android phone
Today we are exiting the 'beta' status phase and providing the CyanogenMod Installer for general release. The Play store application is now available, and the
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Learn. Fix. Ride. Don't fall off the bike.
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This is the most interesting bit of Android 4.4 I've seen yet
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The guts are substantially different and seemingly more sophisticated. Notable things:
1) The compiler under compiler/dex seems to do a pretty simple set of optimizations and generate either code directly (compiler/dex/quick) or using LLVM through an intermediate code called GBC (compiler/dex/portable).
2) There's a new file format, OAT. Contrary to some reports, it doesn't appear to be a new bytecode, but rather a new file format for DEX bytecode. My guess it exists to support features like caching generated native code or compiling applications to images that don't have to be JIT-ed. The compiler has support for writing out ELF files, and LLVM can load ELF files dynamically with MCLinker.
3) There seems to be the start of a more sophisticated compiler under compiler/sea_ir. My guess is that it's intended to enable more high-level optimizations in the future. It seems to be a sea-of-nodes IR like the one used in Hotspot's C2 compiler, but doesn't seem to be either finished or plugged in. The change log suggests that it's still getting off the ground.
4) Judging by the commit logs, there seems to be a parallel-marking garbage collector, though otherwise it doesn't seem to be anything fancy.

source: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6655582
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When it comes to self promotion and distribution, Lois CK has nailed it. Direct to you; no DRM. It doesn't hurt that his material is generally ok, too.
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  • Lucid Design Group
    present
  • Apple Inc.
    2013 - 2014
  • Skybox Imaging
    2013 - 2013
  • Iron.io
    2012 - 2013
  • Taos Mountain Inc.
    2011 - 2012
  • Florida State University Program in Neuroscience
    2007 - 2011
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