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 😅
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
Hardware "hot take" #spectre Show more
Things like speculative execution, hyper-threading and all of those "performance improvements" should be banned from general purpose CPUs. If you really need them they should be sold as special purpose components. Also, could we please get a decent ISA?
_Really_ enjoying Parsing Techniques, A Practical Guide, of which I'm reading the freely available 1st edition because I'm cheap: https://dickgrune.com/Books/PTAPG_1st_Edition/ (2nd is supposed to be better, but pricey)
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.
(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: https://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/edn-moments/4408505/Programing-pioneer-Betty-Holberton-is-born--March-7--1917 )
On Zuckerberg’s “privacy” announcement yesterday, I’ve only found one article in my RSS feed this morning worth reading… 🔥
An upcoming European law pretexts fighting terrorism to silence the whole Internet https://www.laquadrature.net/en/terreg/
US politics Show more
Results of Trump's tarifs not what he claimed they would be.
"Trump's tariff war pushes US trade deficit to 10-year high"
Interests: programming languages, open platforms, art, craft, diy, and justice. #nobot
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