A selection of books from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A selection of books from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
While the month passes in May, flowers begin to blossom, hormones play and seasonal diseases become aggravated, in the leading Western institutes, scientific work is quietly and peacefully, and many interesting books are published. Here you can find practical benefits, professional forecasts, processed results of recent research. And this is not dry academic literature, but fascinating works that are designed for a broad audience. From simple to complex, on an example of banal things complex subjects are opened. Since the Habr with MIT have not met each other yet and love has not broken out between them ...
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Polymer 3.0 on Google I /O 2108

Hello!


 
At the moment, as many people know, is the annual Google I /O conference, in which a new version of the library for working with web application interfaces was presented. Polymer ???r3r363. (video in English):
 

 
Polymer
is that this library is built on the basis of the modern group of standards Web-components . This means that its compositional capabilities (in much the same way as React or Vue) are implemented not with the meta-platform and js-abstractions on top of the usual DOM, but at the browser level, which opens a number of truly remarkable features ...[/h]
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CocoaHeads April 1? 2018 from the office of Tutu.ru: video of performances

On Friday, April 1? about a hundred developers came to the office of Tutu.ru. In a warm lamp environment, they discussed pretty hardcore things and went through the validation of ideas. In addition to the reports there was a pizza, a quiz, an excursion around the office, and a round table. In general, it was not boring.
 
CocoaHeads April 1? 2018 from the office of Tutu.ru: video of performances
 
 
 

As RxFeedback, the dependent data problem won. Stanislav Sarychev, iOS-developer Tutu.ru


 
 
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The city falls asleep, the hackers

The city falls asleep, the hackerswake up.   According to operational data, large-scale hacker attacks on industrial facilities (ASU TP), banking and telecom systems, Internet of things, corporate sector systems are planned on May 15-16. The attackers represent the known APT CTF-teams were previously seen in high-tech cyber operations.  : Confrontation " Into the infrastructure of the virtual city.  Conflict of attackers and defenders comes to a new level. The battle will unfold in a city whose entire economy is based on digital technologies. The city infrastructure includes a combined heat and power plant and a substation, a ...
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Decree "On national goals and strategic tasks of the development of the Russian Federation for the period until 2024"

The President signed the Decree "On National Purposes and Strategic Development Challenges of the Russian Federation until 2024"
 
 
Below is an excerpt from the decree in that it directly relates to IT and technology.
 
 
[h3] With a view to implementing the breakthrough scientific and technological and socio-economic development of the Russian Federation, increasing the population of the country, improving the living standards of citizens, creating comfortable living conditions for them, as well as the conditions and opportunities for self-realization and the disclosure of each person's talent...[/h]
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From right to left. What is dir = rtl and how to tame the Arabic language

From right to left. What is dir = rtl and how to tame the Arabic language
 
Hello, Habr. We are recently translated into Arabic 2GIS Online, and we want to share our experience of adapting the interface for RTL (right-to-left). This will be relevant for both Hebrew and Persian.
 
I will divide this experience into two articles - theoretical and practical. Today - more about the theory. I'll tell you why we needed to turn the entire interface, which means for the interface developer the phrase "make an Arabic version" and how to cope with Arabic, mixed with English. Particular attention will be given to the algorithm by which to display a text of mixed direction - unicode ...
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Richard Hamming: Chapter 6. Artificial Intelligence - 1

"The purpose of this course is to prepare you for your technical future."
 
Richard Hamming: Chapter 6. Artificial Intelligence - 1 Hello, Habr. Remember the awesome article "You and your work" (+21? 2394 in bookmarks, 377k of readings)?
 
 
So Hamming (yes, yes, self-controlling and self-correcting Hamming codes ) Is the whole book based on his lectures. We translate it, because the peasant is talking.
 
 
This book is not just about IT, it's a book about the thinking style of incredibly cool people. "This is not just a charge of positive thinking; it describes ...
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Alan Kay: How things are for all mankind, the view "from outer space"

Alan Kay: How things are for all mankind, the view "from outer space" Why then is science and its cartographic language - mathematics - considered difficult to study? I believe that this is not because they are so complex, but rather because they are surprisingly simple, but very different from ordinary, sound human thinking.
 
My favorite examples of early science and a wonderful overall metaphor about what science is doing are attempts at accurate mapping, which was initiated by the Greeks and lost afterwards for thousands of years, and then resumed in the 15th century. By the end of the 1700s, people were delighted that they could buy a pocket globe of "the ...
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 3 "Suffering, pain, sorrow"

The father of artificial intelligence thinks about how to make a car, which would be proud of us . Marvin Minsky was a rather tough scholar and the fact that he is exploring the topic of feelings and emotions with his "scalpel of knowledge", what makes us human is quite interesting and useful. The book is an excellent example of how to try to comprehend the "human" approach: values, ideals, love, pain, common sense.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 3 "Suffering, pain, sorrow"

 
 

§3-3 Feelings, Pain and Suffering


 
"When he began to think about it, a sharp pang of pain pierced him like a knife, and made every fiber of his nature tremble. His ...[/h]
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We use GPG to encrypt messages and files

Briefly on how to create keys, encrypt and sign files and send keys to the key server.
 
We use GPG to encrypt messages and files

 
Wikipedia .
 
Install GPG
 
Windows
 
Download and install Gpg4win .
 
GNU /Linux
 
In most distributions of GNU /Linux, GPG is already installed. If it is not installed, install the package gnupg with the help of its package manager or collect it from source code .
 

Use of


 

Here only use in Linux (at the moment of writing the article the latest version of GPG is ???) ...

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