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Read this Cockpit CMS & Nuxt.js tutorial to learn how to bundle a full JAMstack project. Headless CMS + static app generation with a powerful Vue.js framework.
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Victoria Police is the primary law enforcement agency of Victoria, Australia. With over 16,000 vehicles stolen in Victoria this past year — at a cost of about $170 million — the police department is experimenting with a variety of technology-driven solutions to crackdown on car theft.
There’s been quite a few large, high profile cryptocurrency hacks over the past few years. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been stolen. Although blockchain technology is fundamentally more secure than centralized database systems, the ecosystem is still incredibly young and poor programming practices create many security vulnerabilities, especially with systems built around blockchains.
I should have used the term Dopamine in the title of this article, but it would have been less intriguing, no? Anyhow, generally speaking, Dopamine is a substance occurring naturally in the brain that assists in the experience of human pleasure. Cocaine has such a dramatic effect on the brain because it causes a build-up of Dopamine which then leads to elevated levels of pleasure. But, you're smart, you probably already knew all that.
A lot has been said and written about scaling PostgreSQL to many cores and subsequently to many machines. Running PostgreSQL in a server farm is something, which has not been possible for many years. However, this has definitely changed. A lot of development has gone into scaling PostgreSQL and to running a single query on many CPUs.
"Something's a little bit off here." That's what I predict your first thought to be upon seeing my cubicle for the first time. There's no screen or mouse in sight. Instead there's a guy hammering away on a keyboard, staring at seemingly nothing.