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Introduction to Gate

  • Virtual machines and other checkpoint/restore solutions have been doing that for a long time, but the portable part imposes additional requirements: the host systems might not be similar, and the environments might be even more varied.
  • The remaining problem is the suspension and restoration of a running program, including a consistent and portable snapshot of stack variables.
  • Gate programs have a tiny runtime ABI surface, which means that the execution environment can employ a very short system call whitelist.
  • But an application's internal architecture could also directly take advantage of the seamless portability of execution state, and migrate itself or parts of itself between different types of hosts.
  • This use case doesn't actually require state portability; it is primarily based on resource abstraction and safe execution of untrusted code.

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Motto linked to hate group removed from West Point football flag

  • New York (CNN) - The US Military Academy removed a longtime motto from its football team's spirit flag because the phrase is linked to hate groups, the academy said in a statement on Monday.
  • The letters GFBD, an abbreviation of "God Forgives, Brothers Don't," graced the Army team's skull and crossbones spirit flag for more than 25 years, according to the statement.
  • The statement said the motto was used by team, known as the Black Knights, to underscore teamwork, loyalty and toughness.
  • The academy immediately stopped using the motto after learning of its tie to hate groups, the statement said.
  • It's an athletics program "committed to teaching the Army Values, cultivating the warrior ethos and instilling pride in the military culture," according to the academy's website.
  • The US Military Academy is located in West Point, New York, along the Hudson River, and was established by legislation signed by President Thomas Jefferson in 1802.

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Beyoncé just gave a rare interview with Elle about motherhood and self-care. Here's how she spends her $400 million fortune, from yachting vacations to a private jet for Jay-Z.

  • It also doesn't hurt that she has an estimated net worth of $400 million, according to Forbes.
  • For the January 2020 cover of Elle magazine, the superstar gave a rare interview in which she spoke about her clothing line Ivy Park, motherhood, and self-care.
  • According to Elle, Beyoncé is the first African American woman to fully own an athleisure brand.
  • So it's not surprising that, according to Huff Po, she was given unprecedented creative control over this Vogue issue, opting to write an essay as her own cover story.
  • According to Rolling Stone, Beyoncé created the Formation Scholar Awards, before renaming it Homecoming Scholars Award program after her 2018 Coachella performance.
  • The scholarship program partnered with Google.org in 2018, which will provide four additional scholarships, matching the original $100,000 grant Beyoncé gave.

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Developing a Statically Typed Programming Language (2017)

  • In this blog post we’ll go through a sample implementation of a type checker, interpreter and a transpiler for a basic purely functional programming language, which is based on the lambda calculus.
  • We will do a “full-stack” programming language development by going through formal definition of the language’s syntax, semantics and type system.
  • The outermost function has type Nat → (Nat → Nat), which means that it accepts an argument of type Nat and returns a function of type Nat → Nat. The algorithm for performing type checking will traverse the AST and verify if each individual node has correct type according to the type rules from section “Type System”.
  • On top of the primitives provided by the lambda calculus we added three built-in functions, natural numbers, boolean values, a syntax for conditional expressions and a type system.

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Developing a Statically Typed Programming Language

  • In this blog post we’ll go through a sample implementation of a type checker, interpreter and a transpiler for a basic purely functional programming language, which is based on the lambda calculus.
  • We will do a “full-stack” programming language development by going through formal definition of the language’s syntax, semantics and type system.
  • The outermost function has type Nat → (Nat → Nat), which means that it accepts an argument of type Nat and returns a function of type Nat → Nat. The algorithm for performing type checking will traverse the AST and verify if each individual node has correct type according to the type rules from section “Type System”.
  • On top of the primitives provided by the lambda calculus we added three built-in functions, natural numbers, boolean values, a syntax for conditional expressions and a type system.

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A Cleaner Regulatory Approach to AI?

  • An initiative that I think is great and that must be commended by the Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence at Stanford University is the sharing of videos spanning the entirety of their fall conference on AI Ethics, Policy and Governance.
  • She focuses on developing global digital policies to address human rights, security and governance challenges.
  • Michael is managing a large portfolio of investments, and he prioritises — through the role of convener building high-level strategies and directives.
  • The Federal government can play a role in driving agendas, but most of the work is done at state local levels.
  • It seems clear that US high-level strategy will continue to favour a free-market approach in technology that will be heavily reliant on the opinions of the large techno

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A Cleaner Regulatory Approach to AI?

  • An initiative that I think is great and that must be commended by the Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence at Stanford University is the sharing of videos spanning the entirety of their fall conference on AI Ethics, Policy and Governance.
  • She focuses on developing global digital policies to address human rights, security and governance challenges.
  • Michael is managing a large portfolio of investments, and he prioritises — through the role of convener building high-level strategies and directives.
  • The Federal government can play a role in driving agendas, but most of the work is done at state local levels.
  • It seems clear that US high-level strategy will continue to favour a free-market approach in technology that will be heavily reliant on the opinions of the large techno

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HackerOne breach lets outside hacker read customers’ private bug reports

  • As a leading vulnerability reporting platform, HackerOne has paid hackers more than $23 million on behalf of more than 100 customers, including Twitter, Slack, and the US Pentagon.
  • In one message, the HackerOne analyst sent the community member parts of a cURL command that mistakenly included a valid session cookie that gave anyone with possession of it the ability to read and partially modify data the analyst had access to.
  • The transcript and report also suggest that the breach gave the outsider other potentially more serious abilities, including paying bounties, modifying program details, adding users, and suspending customer submissions.
  • The hacker could access for a short time a limited subset of vulnerability reports for customer programs permitted by the session cookie.
  • Other preventative measures HackerOne plans to put into place include adding new logging of information around data access, binding sessions to specific devices, improving employee education, and overhauling the security analyst permission model.

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What Is Systems Programming, Really? (2018)

  • However, while this definition is largely descriptive, a key idea in the paper is prescriptive: advocating for the separation of low-level languages from systems languages (at the time, contrasting assembly with FORTRAN).
  • To us the phrase connotes a general purpose, higher-level language in which the primary emphasis has been placed upon a specific application, namely the writing of large, production software systems for a specific machine.
  • System programming languages are strongly typed to help manage complexity, while scripting languages are typeless to simplify connections between components and provide rapid application development.
  • On a design level, he characterized the new roles for each language class: systems programming is for creating components, and scripting is for gluing them together.
  • I think the Rust community has been exceedingly innovative in this respect, looking at how good software design/functional programming principles can be applied to low-level problems (e.g. futures, error handling, or of course memory safety).

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Trump claims Americans have to flush the toilet '10 times, 15 times, as opposed to once'

  • The President claimed Americans are flushing their toilets "10 times, 15 times, as opposed to once" and argued that they are having difficulty with washing their hands in what appeared to be a tangent about low-flow sinks and toilets.
  • The EPA has a voluntary program that labels efficient fixtures, such as showerheads, called WaterSense -- similar to EnergyStar for water, which helps conservation.
  • A 1992 law also regulated showerhead pressure, but it was implemented through the Energy Department, not the EPA.
  • The EPA said it is reviewing relevant federal programs.
  • "EPA is working with all federal partners including Department of Energy to review the implementation of the Federal Energy Management Plan and how it's relevant programs interact with it to ensure American consumers have more choice when purchasing water products," EPA spokesman Michael Abboud told CNN.

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