Was just chatting earlier today with our hardware design architect about my bumper sticker ":wq! Saves!" And turns out that we both were vi fans and discussion turned to emacs... And he asked me did I know TI had a LISP workstation created in 1984! I was like what?
He sent me this.. https://classic.technology/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/texasinstrumentsexplorersystem.pdf
Here's a little thing that may not be obvious to many people....
When you install an open-source app from Google Play or the Apple app store, there is no guarantee that what you install actually matches the public code.
@fdroidorg are doing a great service. They independently build the public source code for apps from scratch, review for common issues, and publish their builds. Thanks to "reproducible builds" it's possible to verify they do not tamper with the code.
how to get a Starbucks coffee on a vacation
Btw folks... If you want to get to Starbucks from home on a Saturday... I might suggest the straight way to Starbucks... not exactly Texas Oklahoma Kansas Nebraska south Dakota Iowa Minnesota Wisconsin Illinois Indiana Kentucky Georgia Alabama Mississippi Tennessee Arkansas Texas - 1 week, ~3800 miles, 16 states.. aah just let's take the long way home
So I guess it's official now.
Fuchs resigns as freenode staffer:
China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars
BBC News - China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars
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notes for self
git clone https://github.com/beagleboard/beaglev-starlight.git
Time to get flexing with beagle-v
Getting started guide:
Here is the main beaglev project repo:
So, can anyone suggest what kind of a frigging lens do I get to work with multi monitors? Sph +0.25, add +1.50... ugh..
My sorry attempts to get the right glasses. So supposedly after 40s, eye muscles get lazy(bloody buggers), and my 20/20 vision has been screwed up.. and well... Trying to a pair of.glasses that work with my three monitors has been a fail after another... ? Sitting from 2-4 feet on an average.. and I like look at my keys once in a while.. and I give up on my optician..
Meh... Does gplv2 apply in mars? I might be lazy finding the source code..
An open source firmware for the Echo allows using Amazon's hardware without giving up your privacy. https://hackaday.com/2021/03/22/amazon-echo-gets-open-source-brain-transplant/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1374088596676820993
I mean, I don't like to delve into the past, but I used to be the TI's technical support lead on N900. I mean, there was hardly a moment where the engineering team hadn't been just spectacular. But yeah.. sigh.. old wounds get opened time and again.
Took years, but got it.. you can't loose the faith in upstream. Openocd for k3 devices...