Firetable

Firetable

Go beyond internal data portals!Unlock accessible Google Cloud Functions, Webhooks, automation, integrations with popular tools.We’ve launched the open source Firetable CLI to automate setup.Get early access to Firetable Cloud betaFiretable helps developers build and launch fastFiretable eliminates the need of building internal portals and tools to give non-technical users access to data. And with the full power of…

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Complexity Scientist Beats Traffic Jams Through Adaptation

Complexity Scientist Beats Traffic Jams Through Adaptation

Q&ABy Rodrigo Pérez OrtegaSeptember 28, 2020To tame urban traffic, the computer scientist Carlos Gershenson finds that letting transportation systems adapt and self-organize often works better than trying to predict and control them.The computer scientist Carlos Gershenson of the National Autonomous University of Mexico likes to solve urban mobility problems like heavy traffic by applying complexity…

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Seeing Theory

Seeing Theory

Chapter 1 This chapter is an introduction to the basic concepts of probability theory. Go to Basic Probability Chance Events Expectation Variance Chapter 2 This chapter discusses further concepts that lie at the core of probability theory. Go to Compound Probability Set Theory Counting Conditional Probability Chapter 3 A probability distribution specifies the relative likelihoods…

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How I used the internet to painlessly relearn a foreign language & you could too

How I used the internet to painlessly relearn a foreign language & you could too

Because of travel when I was young I used to be able to speak Spanish pretty well. But from 2003 through 2019 I forgot a great deal of what I once knew.I was fine with that because I figured the only way to get good again would be to go live in a Spanish-speaking country,…

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Hackers jailbreak Apple’s T2 security chip powered by bridgeOS

Hackers jailbreak Apple’s T2 security chip powered by bridgeOS

The Apple T2 security chip has finally been jailbroken! Here’s all you need to know about it.      The Apple T2 Security chip now has a jailbreak The latest update of checkra1n adds support for bridgeOS – the operating system that powers the Apple T2 security chip. For what it’s worth, the T2 chip…

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From Zero to main(): How to Write a Bootloader from Scratch

From Zero to main(): How to Write a Bootloader from Scratch

This is the third post in our Zero to main() series, where we bootstrap a working firmware from zero code on a cortex-M series microcontroller. Previously, we wrote a startup file to bootstrap our C environment, and a linker script to get the right data at the right addresses. These two will allow us to…

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