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Parsing Floating-point Numbers Really Fast in C#
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Parsing Floating-point Numbers Really Fast in C#

Programmers often write out numbers as strings (e.g., 3.1416) and they want to read back the numbers from the string. If you read and write JSON or CSV files, you...

Science and Technology links (February 13th 2021)
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Science and Technology links (February 13th 2021)

Researchers make inexpensive transparent wood. Our cells produce energy using their mitochondria. Researchers show that you can efficiently enrich cells with mitochondria...

On the cost of converting ASCII to UTF-16
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

On the cost of converting ASCII to UTF-16

Many programming languages like Java, JavaScript and C# represent strings using UTF-16 by default. In UTF-16, each ‘character’ uses 16 bits. To represent all 1Continue...

Science and Technology links (February 6th 2021)
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Science and Technology links (February 6th 2021)

You can use artificial intelligence and satellite images to count the number of elphants found in the wild. It appears that a billion people on Earth now use an...
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