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Okay, this artist is amazing. Their name is Jerobeam Fenderson, and they make music that, when fed into an oscilloscope, draws its own imagery

You’ve really got to see it—further description on the video. Use caution if you’re wearing headphones 😅

youtube.com/watch?v=XziuEdpVUe

I'm reading an account about the development of a microprocessor told from the perspective of the microprocessor architect who compares himself to top gun pilots with "victory or death" attitudes about their work and life... (Next moment he is stuck in Austin traffic late to pick his children up from school.) Sure... Just keep telling yourself that...

(I should probably just put this book down now.)

A poem on race & the experience of a black woman Show more

"Race of Life" Show more

Hardware "hot take" #spectre Show more

Japanese photographer Miyoko Ihara documented the loving bond between her grandmother Misao and her odd-eyed cat Fukumaru over a number of years #womensart t.co/5A1wR3cs0d

_Really_ enjoying Parsing Techniques, A Practical Guide, of which I'm reading the freely available 1st edition because I'm cheap: dickgrune.com/Books/PTAPG_1st_ (2nd is supposed to be better, but pricey)

Snow in March? It's supposed to clear out in a few hours, but still surprising.

uspol / tech Show more

TFW certain vendors promote their cloud development tool chains, but then they have a multi-day outage on their website for basic stuff.

(For the record, I can't summarize my thoughts on vendor controlled, cloud tool chains in a toot. If I tried, it would mostly consist of a string of profanities.)

Programming pioneer Betty Holberton was born on this day (March 7th) in 1917. She was one of the six original programmers on the ENIAC.

edn.com/Home/PrintView?content

(Linking to the print view because it generally works better for that site. If that doesn't work, make sure you're running ad blocker and click the following: edn.com/electronics-blogs/edn- )

A good quote via @salixlucida & @swift :
"Don't ask kids what they want to be when they grow up. Ask them what problems they want to solve. This changes the conversation from who do I want to work for to what do I need to learn in order to be able to do that." -Jaime Casap-

A thing I didn't know until just now: You can nest bash brace expansion.

echo xscreensaver-{gl,gl-extra,screensaver-{bsod,dizzy}}
# xscreensaver-gl xscreensaver-gl-extra xscreensaver-screensaver-bsod xscreensaver-screensaver-dizzy

"Code as if the person who's going to end up maintaining your software is your best friend and you want them to be really proud of you." -- Greg Wilson (gvwilson on Twitter)

Lydia has a motivating sentiment for why to make your code maintainable.

On Zuckerberg’s “privacy” announcement yesterday, I’ve only found one article in my RSS feed this morning worth reading… 🔥

techcrunch.com/2019/03/06/mark

An upcoming European law pretexts fighting terrorism to silence the whole Internet laquadrature.net/en/terreg/

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