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[Translation] How to write your own filesystem in Rust


The initial data and results of the programs should be stored somewhere for further use. Their storage needs to be organized so that we can quickly get the information we need. The File System (FS) is responsible for this task: it provides an abstraction for the devices on which data is physically stored. In this post we will learn more about the concepts used by file systems, and how, knowing them, you can write your file system in Rust language. Read more...

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[Translation] What are Tensor Kernels: Mixed Precision Computing


In the last three years Nvidia has created a GPU core, which in addition to conventional cores used for Shader, installed additional. These nuclei, called the tensor, there are already thousands of desktop PCs, laptops, workstations and data centers all over the world. But what are they doing and why are they used? Are they necessary at all in the graphics cards?Today we'll explain what is a tensor, and core tensor as used in the world of graphics and deep learning.A brief lesson of...

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[Translation] How to free your Garmin smartwatch from cloud services that don't work due to an attack


The author is a well — known hacker Andrew Hwang ('bunnie') I often say, if you believe that technology is magic, then we run the risk of becoming its hostages. Recently I got into this situation, but fortunately, I saved the open source code.At the time of this writing Garmin is suffering from a massive attack of malware-ransomware. It affected me because I have a Garmin watch Instinct. I am very pleased with them, and in many ways they are just magical, so many features Packed into such a...

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How we drew several thousand interactive objects on the map without harm to performance


Hi, my name is Daria and I am the Frontend developer of the Geo unit in Avito. I would like to share my experience of how we made a new map search on the web, replacing clusters with a more convenient solution and removing the limitation on the number of displayed objects. In this article, I will tell you what our task was and how we dealt with problems in the implementation process. Read more...

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What's new in Microsoft Flight Simulator


We begin to prepare for takeoff. Xbox Game Studios and Asobo Studio are pleased to announce to gamers that the new Microsoft Flight Simulator will launch on August 18th. You can pre-order Windows 10 or pre-install with Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) today. We appreciate the support and dedication of the Flight Simulator community throughout the 38 years since Microsoft Flight Simulator 1.0 was released in 1982. And now it's finally time for a completely new generation of aviation game. With...

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[Translation] Alpha Flutter for Linux and Desktop Development


The material to be translated we published today, was prepared by Chris Sells of Google and a company representative Canonical Ken Wandin.Google, in terms of Flutter, has always strived to make this framework a universal tool that allows you to create attractive interfaces that work on any platform as fast as the interfaces of native apps for these platforms. To ensure that this is possible we started with, focused on mobile platforms — Android and iOS. As a result, in Google Play was...

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