Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers dremio/gandiva

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers dremio/gandiva

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Gandiva Build Status Efficient expression evaluation Gandiva is a toolset for compiling and evaluating expressions on arrow data. It uses LLVM for doing just-in-time compilation of the expressions. Processing Arrow data The Apache Arrow project implements a columnar format for the representation and processing of big-data. It supports both flat and nested types, and has…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers The pilots who fly tiny planes over the Atlantic

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers The pilots who fly tiny planes over the Atlantic

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPilot Dave Henderson: “I must admit, it’s a bit addictive really”Ferry flying is a lucrative but high-risk industry. Elite pilots deliver small planes across oceans and continents – distances these aircraft were not designed to fly.Flying alone across the Atlantic Ocean in a tiny, single-engine plane at…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Literary Clock Made From E-reader

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Literary Clock Made From E-reader

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Introduction: Literary Clock Made From E-readerMy girlfriend is a *very* avid reader. As a teacher and scholar of English literature, she reads eighty books per year on average. On her wishlist was a clock for our living room. I could have bought a wall clock from the store, but where is the fun in that?…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is fast and furious fun, just don’t forget your flak jacket

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is fast and furious fun, just don’t forget your flak jacket

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Back in BlackWe’re in the middle of Summer, which mean the hype train is in full steam for this year’s Call of Duty entry, Black Ops 4. A private beta is currently underway this weekend, allowing a chosen conglomerate of trigger-happy fans to try out the next release in Activision’s legendary franchise. I jumped online…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech World of Warcraft “Old Soldier” Animated Short Prepares for a New Warchief

Hexbyte – Science and Tech World of Warcraft “Old Soldier” Animated Short Prepares for a New Warchief

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By Liana ‘LiLi’ Ruppert – August 4, 2018 Following the controversial Sylvanas animated short, Blizzard released a brand new video for World of Warcraft ahead of their release for the upcoming expansion Battle for Azeroth. The latest video tells the tale of Varok Saurfang and the moment that changed everything. “War has a way of…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Patrick Stewart is returning to the role of Jean-Luc Picard for a new Star Trek series

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Patrick Stewart is returning to the role of Jean-Luc Picard for a new Star Trek series

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Did you ever think Patrick Stewart would return to the role of Jean-Luc Picard? Neither did he. But he will! Sir Pat Stew himself just announced the news on Instagram, timed to line up with an on-stage announcement at the Star Trek Las Vegas 2018 convention: I will always be very proud to have been…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech iPhone supplier TSMC shut down factories after virus attack

Hexbyte – Science and Tech iPhone supplier TSMC shut down factories after virus attack

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Chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. shut down several of its factories last night after it its systems were hit by a computer virus, reports Bloomberg. TSMC is the largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world, and supplies components for companies like ADM, Apple, Nvidia, and Qualcomm. The company told Bloomberg that the virus infected a “number…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Persona 3, 4, and 5 Characters Join Forces in New Persona Q2 Trailer

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Persona 3, 4, and 5 Characters Join Forces in New Persona Q2 Trailer

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It’s been just over a year since Atlus officially announced Persona Q2 for the Nintendo 3DS, and since then, news on the title has been extremely scarce. Some people may have thought that the project was outright canceled. That certainly isn’t the case, however, as Atlus has released a brand new trailer for the Japanese…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech ‘Warframe’ gives polish the middle finger, and fans love it

Hexbyte – Science and Tech ‘Warframe’ gives polish the middle finger, and fans love it

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By Matthew S. SmithContent Provided by   Warframe might be gaming’s best comeback story. Released as a free-to-play title in 2013, the game was dismissed as a visually arresting, yet hollow, also-ran. The PlayStation 4 version of the game has a disappointing Metacritic score of just 64, making it the fifth-worst-reviewed PS4 game of 2013.That…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech What we know about the Note 9

Hexbyte – Science and Tech What we know about the Note 9

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Some companies keep products a closely guarded secret, like they were nuclear codes or ingredients to a popular cola. Others seem less concerned about the whole thing, as long as it keeps people talking. Based on all we’ve seen from the Galaxy Note 9 to date, it seems that Samsung falls firmly into the latter…