Fairphone suggests Qualcomm is the biggest barrier to long-term Android support
Qualcomm ended support for the phone after Android 6, but Fairphone is still going.
Why All My Servers Have an 8GB Empty File
What You Can Learn From Old Hard Drive Adverts - Marc’s Blog
Is this ship still stuck?
You know that ship, the one possibly still stuck in the canal. Is it still there? Find out that, and really only that, at this website.
Emoji under the hood
Detailed look into all the machinery involved in rendering Emoji
The Solution of the Zodiac Killer’s 340-Character Cipher—Wolfram Blog
See how Mathematica was used to solve one of the cryptograms sent in a letter by the Zodiac Killer.


How to create a 1M record table with a single query
Let’s say you want to check how a query behaves on a large table - but there is no such table at hand. This is not a problem if your DBMS supports SQL recursion: lots of data can be generated with a single query. The WITH RECURSIVE clause comes to the rescue.