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.
"PEOPLE OF EARTH!" Show more
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.
I fell down a hole reading about how New Order wrote "Blue Monday" using a DIY kit sequencer, synthesizers, and drum machines. When I finally crawled out and started dusting off my clothes, I found this fun cover had stuck to me on my way out:
This is quite cool, Zotero teaming up with Retraction Watch to automatically identify withdrawn papers in your library
New bug ticket severity levels Show more
As suggested by coworkers on my work chat yesterday:
(While these are jokes, there are unfortunately real life examples where terrifying would be a completely appropriate severity.)
ICE is dangerously inaccurate; even American citizens are not immune from #immigration raids.
an Amazon alternative: WorldCat Show more
During the #AmazonStrike running on the 15th and 16th today, here's another alternative to know about:
WorldCat is a catalog of books and media that helps you find out if the book you want is available at *any* library systems near you.
Tips for using WorldCat: Don't forget that (in the US, at least), university and college libraries are open to the public, since your tax dollars pay for them. Remember about interlibrary loans, too: if a book's not available near you, you can ask for it to ne lent temporarily to your local library.
(I should probably be more positive about this. See it as an opportunity... some... how.)
y'all check out these dang birds!
The 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Winners
I'll have to wait until the weekend to dig through the junk I've dragged through three different states since then to know if I still have that particular item. Meanwhile I'll leave y'all with this weird song I suddenly remembered:
Interests: programming languages, open platforms, art, craft, diy, and justice. #nobot
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