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BTW I woke up this morning with a ridiculous thought going through my brain, "There are two Turing machines inside you..." While still trying to figure out which way was up, I followed it up with, "Oh no. But I'm out of infinite tape." ... Brains are weird.

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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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"PEOPLE OF EARTH!" Show more

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Hello, fediverse. I'm Charles from the USA in the , OR area. I'm excited to be on as I'm hoping it will prove a viable alternative to the "free" social sites.

I make and for a living, and I dabble in for hobbies. Other interests not limited to: , , , , , and .

Using deft and org-mode in Emacs to take notes about the important things I learned from the fediverse today...

We are almost to 70 accounts on our instance! Very thankful to see the community growing here... Thanks all!

ok i wrote another update on the state of Reform, i guess the last one before campaign launch

The toddler has taken to hissing at things they dislike. I have no idea where they picked that up, but it's incredibly cute and relatable.

I took snippets of the DEC BASIC-8 manual for the TSS/8 operating system and inserted them into a poetry generator. This is the poem. (The randomizer runs the same every time (no seeds though I could fake it) so this is in a sense *the* output.)

it's a wonder the internet works at all, so it's understandable when it doesn't.

Software nerd world problems Show more

Software nerd world problems Show more

We're hiring for my team at work. If deployments, release engineering, CI, and CD are your kind of thing, or you just want to be radical and help humanity have access to and freely share in the sum of all knowledge, consider applying.

Back in 2018, thanks to crowd-funding, we started working on a Linux kernel driver for the Allwinner VPU. We have now completed all goals set by the project as of Linux 5.5! Read our blog post at If you're interested in additional features, contact us!

Tired: micro-aggressions
Wired: micro-compassions

An overview of why high-level language computer architecture was not successful.

(the idea was to develop hardware specialized for particular high-level programming languages, like lisp)

The toddler is circling the room whispering something hoarsely and darkly over and over... I wonder what sort of spell they're casting. 😬

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