Python performance: it’s not just the interpreter

19May/200 Python performance: it’s not just the interpreter I have a particular view of Python performance from my experience on the Pyston project, and since this view is somewhat nonstandard I wanted to take some time to explain it and give a motivating example. A common explanation for Python’s low performance is that it is an…

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A Google Cloud support engineer solves a tough DNS case | Google Cloud Blog

A Google Cloud support engineer solves a tough DNS case | Google Cloud Blog

GCP_11.jpg Antonio Messina Technical Solutions Engineer, Google Cloud Platform Support May 11, 2020 Editor’s note: Ever wonder how Google Cloud Technical Solutions Engineers (TSE) approach your support cases? TSEs are the support engineers responsible for troubleshooting and identifying the technical root cause of issues reported by customers. Some are fairly simple, but, every once in…

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OpenBSD 6.7 Released

[prev in list] [next in list] [prev in thread] [next in thread] List: openbsd-announce Subject: OpenBSD 6.7 released – May 19, 2020 From: Theo de Raadt Date: 2020-05-19 14:09:58 Message-ID: 26733.1589897398 () cvs ! openbsd ! org [Download RAW message or body] ———————————————————————— – OpenBSD 6.7 RELEASED ————————————————- May 19, 2020. We are pleased to…

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Microsoft launches Lists, a new Airtable-like app for Microsoft 365

Microsoft launches Lists, a new Airtable-like app for Microsoft 365

Microsoft today launched Lists, a new “smart tracking app” for Microsoft 365 users. That may sound a lot like a todo list app and since Microsoft already offers Microsoft To Do, you may wonder why it would bother with Lists, but it seems like Lists goes well beyond a basic to do app. Indeed, Lists…

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Exclusive: New York Times phasing out all 3rd-party advertising data

Exclusive: New York Times phasing out all 3rd-party advertising data

The New York Times will no longer use 3rd-party data to target ads come 2021, executives tell Axios, and it is building out a proprietary first-party data platform.Why it matters: Third-party data, which is collected from consumers on other websites, is being phased out of the ad ecosystem because it’s not considered privacy-friendly. This has…

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The case for national paid maternity leave

The case for national paid maternity leave

Psychiatrist Amy Alexander, MD, sees a number of women at her practice who struggle with their mental health after they’ve given birth. Challenges associated with healing from a birth, learning to care for an infant, and managing infections and other complications with breastfeeding — all on very little sleep — can cause formerly healthy women to…

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How venture capital follows the economy down and curtails innovation

Sabrina T. Howell, Josh Lerner, Ramana Nanda, Richard R. Townsend NBER Working Paper No. 27150Issued in May 2020NBER Program(s):Corporate Finance, Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Although late-stage venture capital (VC) activity did not change dramatically in the first two months after the COVID-19 pandemic reached the U.S., early-stage VC activity declined by 38%. The particular sensitivity…

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