Out of nowhere the warnings flashed red on his screen. David cursed as he ripped his oxygen mask from his sweat drenched face. He couldn't get timing closure on the design.
He was barely hitting 1.1GHz, and his goal was 1.5GHz. It was likely going to take weeks to untangle the longest paths causing the delays. They might even need to re-architecture some pieces.
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The alien noisily screeched as it broke into TV broadcasts and video streaming the world over. "TZAG!" the alien continued, baffling the stunned audiences as it waved appendages in a friendly, but slightly unsettling, manner.
1400 year old ginkgo tree.
Photography: Han Fei
How to fold the Blade Runner unicorn
I just thought of a cake in the shape of a Hilbert curve to optimize for the best part of the cake: the edges, then I discovered someone already made it! I'm glad that there are brains out there that think about the same stuff as me.
the .org domain, once managed by a nonprofit, has now been bought by a private equity firm.
'It'll be simple,' he said, voice barely shaking. 'Run in, grab the treasure, run out.'
'What about the monsters?' she replied. 'What about the dragon?'
'Well ... we'll move too fast for them, thanks to this.' He hefted his newly purchased spellbook. 'And you have the sword if anything goes wrong.'
'I do not feel confident I could take on a *dragon*!'
'We won't have to!'
I really like this idea by @LicenseZero@twitter.com -- coop-like orgs for your software that doesn't need the overhead of foundations or incorporation to build a sort of business that can do, say, dual-license software and have equal pay across all members for it! http://xlcollaborative.com
BREAKING: a federal judge has ruled that suspicionless searches of travelers’ cell phones, laptops, and other electronic devices when we cross the U.S. border are unconstitutional.
This is an enormous victory for privacy. https://www.eff.org/press/releases/federal-court-rules-suspicionless-searches-travelers-phones-and-laptops
Day 12 of Pewvember: Sgt. Fuddrick Fungermust of the Outer Scouts describes, in their own words, the events of the Battle of Harblon Nebula.
There is no reason to continue using Youtube.
I wish people recording opensource conferences videos could avoid uploading to Youtube...
Handy repository of template rejection letters to respond to recruiter inquiries citing specific unethical practices for different Big Tech cos. So far contains letters for Amazon, Facebook, Palantir and Uber.
Pewvember day 6: The Rodor Multishot was the first commercially viable auto-firing laser, but was heavy and prone to overheating after just a dozen shots or so.
I had not heard of the "Business Source License" concept before:
At least they're not trying to be Orwellian with "free", "open", "community", etc. It's basically what it says on the tin.
#PinebookPro preorders are LIVE! This time around, pick your poison: ANSI or ISO keyboard!
> THE URGENT NEED FOR WORKER-OWNED MEDIA
> This is capitalism’s fault. Many people think capitalism is about “markets,” but the more central and destructive feature is the question of who owns capital: Is it workers and the public at large, or is it a small class of capitalists? If workers owned their companies, many of these tragedies wouldn’t happen.
Free software development doesn't have to be awful. Some thoughts from me.
Interests: programming languages, open platforms, art, craft, diy, and justice. #nobot
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