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Why are my Go executable files so large? | Cockroach Labs

Get blog posts to your inbox. Overview I built some tooling to extract details about the contents of a Go executable file, and a small D3 application to visualize this information interactively as zoomable tree maps. Here’s a static screenshot of how the app illustrates the size of the compiled code, in this example for a…

How Focus Became More Valuable Than Intelligence

This may be the most important problem of our lifetime. An individual is considered valuable to the society, to other people and to itself by the ability he has to apply what he knows in order to craft solutions to different problems or visions. The difficulty of the problem may vary: from rock climbing where…

The case for letting senators vote secretly on Trump’s fate

Robert Alexander is a professor of political science at Ohio Northern University and the author of “Representation and the Electoral College.” Follow him on Twitter: @onuprof. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion at CNN. (CNN)Tweety McTreason will go down in history as the third US president to be impeached.…

US strikes 5 facilities in Iraq and Syria linked to Iranian-backed militia

(CNN)US forces conducted strikes in Iraq and Syria against five facilities tied to an Iranian-backed militia blamed for a series of attacks on joint US-Iraq military facilities housing American forces.The strikes, announced Sunday, are the first significant military response in retaliation for those attacks, which have injured numerous American military personnel.The group is known as…

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