Four short links: 6 April 2018

Library Management, Flame Graphs, Silent Speech Interface, and Cloud Backup

By Nat Torkington
April 6, 2018
  1. Thou Shalt Not Depend on Me (ACM) — with 37% of websites using at least one known vulnerable library, and libraries often being included in quite unexpected ways, there clearly is room for improvement in library handling on the web.
  2. FlameScope — Netflix’s open source visualization tool for exploring different time ranges as Flame Graphs. (via Netflix Tech Blog)
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  4. AlterEgo: A Personalized Wearable Silent Speech InterfaceThe results from our preliminary experiments show that the accuracy of our silent speech system is at par with the reported word accuracies of state-of-the-art speech recognition systems, in terms of being robust enough to be deployed as voice interfaces, albeit on smaller vocabulary sets. (via MIT News)
  5. DuplicityEncrypted bandwidth-efficient backup using the rsync algorithm. Common use case is backing up server to S3, but there’s an impressive number of connective services, including Google Drive, Azure,, and Dropbox.
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