In 2019, Microsoft added exFAT file-system code to Linux, after a long history of being proprietary https://lwn.net/Articles/797621/rss
Signed BGP routes (featuring an online checker) and preventing spoofed IP traffic
Postgres database is extendable - you can write your own index implementation by implementing a few functions.
Is it finished? A silly progress bar built at the Creative Coding workshop at the Recurse Center: https://www.cthulahoops.org/isitfinished.html
How big can a fundamental particle be?
Level of detail available on https://whocanivotefor.co.uk/ by region. What's wrong with North East England? Not enough volunteers gathering info? cc @democlub
Making vaccine out of viruses https://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2021/04/28/brazil-rejects-the-gamaleya-vaccine
Just 6 days until local and regional elections in the UK. Find your local councillors at: https://whocanivotefor.co.uk/
Boring machines - Improbable Podcast https://www.improbable.com/2020/11/27/podcast-episode-1044-boring-machines/ #podcast
In The Pipeline considers vaccine side effects https://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2021/04/14/vaccine-side-effects-q-and-a
Suggestions that electrons and muons behave differently from Fermilab and CERN may help us explain the three generations of matter (and more) https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/first-results-from-fermilabs-muon-g-2-experiment-strengthen-evidence-of-new-physics #physics
Yesterday, local councils published the candidates in May's elections. Geeks are collecting all the data in one place, at the alarmingly impressive rate of 1,000 elections/day. Join in: https://candidates.democracyclub.org.uk/
Websites which load quickly get a boost to their position in Google search results. Industry ideas on what gets measured: https://www.dreamhost.com/blog/google-core-web-vitals/ And Google's speed checker: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ #webdev
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