3D alpha wrapping with R

The RcppCGAL package now contains version 5.5.2 of the CGAL library. There is something new in this version: the 3D alpha wrapping. This is a bit similar to the 3D … Read more

Invoice Summary is now available

Today, AWS announces the launch of the Invoice Summary feature. This feature offers additional configurations to AWS customers to reduce the overall size of the AWS Invoices. Customers with a large … Read more

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Data Engineering: Fast Spatial Joins across ~2 Billion Rows on a single old GPU!

Challenges in Dask Distributed Implementation In order to utilise CuSpatial’s spatial join function “point_in_polygon”, the latitude and longitude points must be stored in an interleaved array format: #interleaved[lon,lat,lon,lat,lon,lat,lon,…]#instead of[[lon,lat],[lon,lat],[lon,lat],[lon,lat],[lon,lat],…] This … Read more

Introducing standby

We are excited to announce the standby package. It allows you to easily create alerts, notifications, tooltips and loading screens in Shiny. The package was developed as part of our … Read more