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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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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 .

Episode 5: Milkytracker, chiptunes, and that intro music

Exploring chiptunes, tracker music, a little bit of sound theory, and trying to embrace the process of learning even when you aren't very good yet

Plays Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger".

Toddler: [after about a minute] No. No. No. No... [shaking head]

Plays Pharrell Williams' "Happy".

Toddler: [Ecstatic dancing the whole time]

After it's done.

Toddler: Moey? [More?]

I just want an image of Jorf wearing a tie-dye tshirt that says “it is a good day to dye”. Somehow I was unable to find such on the internet.

Computer science pioneer, compiler nerd and first woman to win the Turing Award, Frances Allen has passed away.

NRA dissolution 

:boost_ok: Bandcamp is waiving its revenue share again this Friday, so artists will get their normal cut of any sales (music and merch) plus the fee that usually goes to Bandcamp. This is a good way to help your favorite musicians survive the pandemic - especially musicians of color, LGBTQ+ musicians, and disabled musicians!

Here are all the dates Bandcamp plans to do this in 2020:
August 7, 2020
September 4, 2020
October 2, 2020
November 6, 2020
December 4, 2020

Has anyone tested PostmarketOS, the Linux distribution for movile devices? Impressions? It is based on Alpine Linux

Coming up in just 2 hours at 0200 UTC on VINTAGE COMP! w/ jasmaz during OpenVoIP. Today's guest is TAMIKO THIEL who was the lead product designer at Thinking Machines producing the CM-1 and CM-2 Connection Machines.


techwork nonsense 

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can't believe nobody told me there was a whole album's worth of new (old) gillian welch / david rawlings tunes released last friday

Earthstar looks like a really interesting new decentralized-web project! Like Secure Scuttlebutt, but mutable and not log-structured!

This removes a lot of my worries about SSB as a scalable, privacy-preserving foundation layer going forward. Really keen to see where this might be heading.

#invidious the instance closes down, long live invidious the software!

The lead developer is stepping down, but the project lives on. If you don't host your own, other public instances are listed at .

> Starting September 1st, I'm shutting down the user-facing portion of and stepping away from development. [ . . . ]‌

> [ . . . ]‌ If you're a patron on Liberapay, I would urge you to switch your donation to iv-org, as that will ensure it goes to the stewards of the project going forward.…

Molly de Blanc and I wrote a Declaration of #DigitalAutonomy, outlining the Principles of Digital Autonomy. We'd love to hear your thoughts:

The plural of "index" is "indices".
The plural of "vertex" is "vertices".
The plural of "mutex" is "deadlock".

-- @agmlego

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