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Some movies should not have a sequel. This is a sad day for all Blade Runner fans...
Sci-fi film classic Blade Runner released 27 years ago, and ended on a wonderfully ambiguous [...]
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It’s not rare in the field of programming to burn out and lose passion for your work. Just look at all these questions t…
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The new flagship resin-based 3D printer from Formlabs features an expanded build volume along with a number of other surprises.
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The markets and ecosystems around Structured and Unstructured application platforms are rapidly evolving. IT organizations have many choices and one architecture will not fit every company. Wikibon looks at leading platforms and the alignment of customer needs with platform capabilities.
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These practical examples will demonstrate how to work with files including: reading, writing, changing permissions and timestamps, archiving, compressing, checksum hashing, downloading files over HTTP, buffers, scanners, and links. All examples here use the standard library.
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The usual problems with archive extraction and not considering "what if there are files in a folder, but the folder is archived without write permission?" -- you need to grant yourself write, to extract, then go back and fix the permission afterwards.

Otherwise, not a bad summary.  But not great.  I'm beginning to think that the time is right for a "learn systems programming (using Go)" book.
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Rails 5 is a new major version of Ruby On Rails, this implicates that the Rails API and requirements can change to deprecate, add new, and/or improve existing APIs, but also to take advantage of important changes in the Ruby language as well.
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I've been noticing more and more lately that we have a plethora of libraries and programs written for Go, which don't work on one platform or another.  The root cause of these is often the use of direct system call coding to ...
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traefik - Træfɪk, a modern reverse proxy
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MIT's MultiFab 3D printer scans items as they are being printed and prints around inserted components.
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