New research has found that New York’s buildings, with an estimated weight of 1.68tn pounds, could potentially contribute to the city sinking. According to scientists, New York experiences a subsidence rate of approximately 1-2mm per year on average, leading to concerns of the impact of climate change and increasing hurricane intensity.
Source: Announcing DuckDB 0.8.0
DuckDB has released version 0.8.0, named “Fulvigula,” including new pivot and unpivot statements, improvements to parallel data import/export, time series joins, recursive globbing, lazy-loading of storage metadata, user-defined functions for Python, Arrow Database Connectivity (ADBC) support, and new Swift integration.
Colima is a container runtime that enables the running of Docker and Kubernetes on macOS without the need for extensive setup. It supports Intel and M1 Macs, has a simple CLI interface, and allows for port forwarding, volume mounts, and multiple instances. It is available on Homebrew, MacPorts, and Nix.