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How We Institutionalized Incompetence
How We Institutionalized Incompetence

And so we face the ultimate irony: 'bailing-out-everything' destroys the entire rotten system. You've probably noticed things no longer work as well as they once did. For example, the store's online inventory says something is in stock and when you get to the store, it's not on the shelf. A small issue, but telling nonetheless.…

Covid: Remdesivir ‘has miniature or no get’ on survival, says WHO
Covid: Remdesivir ‘has miniature or no get&r...

Publishedduration3 hours agoimage copyrightReutersimage captionRemdesivir was one of the earliest drugs to be used in the treatment of Covid-19Anti-viral drug remdesivir has little to no effect on Covid patients' chances of survival, a study from the World Health Organization (WHO) has found.The WHO trial evaluated four potential medications for Covid-19, including remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine.Remdesivir was…

Nim 1.4
Nim 1.4

16 October 2020 The Nim Team We are very proud to announce Nim version 1.4 after six months of continuous development! Other than version 1.0, this is probably the biggest Nim release yet and we’re very excited to release it! It contains exactly 900 new commits which have not already been backported to our previous…

So that you supreme must accomplish an embedded Linux machine?
So that you supreme must accomplish an embedded Li...

After I published my $1 MCU write-up, several readers suggested I look at application processors — the MMU-endowed chips necessary to run real operating systems like Linux. Massive shifts over the last few years have seen internet-connected devices become more featureful (and hopefully, more secure), and I’m finding myself putting Linux into more and more…

Behind blueprint: Mapping Britain’s intercity footpaths
Behind blueprint: Mapping Britain’s intercit...

By David SillitoMedia and Arts CorrespondentPublishedduration9 hours agoWould you know the best way to walk from Leeds to Manchester? From Tring to Milton Keynes, or Carlisle to Inverness? If not, then you're not alone. We live in a time when our phones will show us the quickest route to almost anywhere - if we are…

Proprietary Grapes Contain Draconian Fracture Client License Settlement
Proprietary Grapes Contain Draconian Fracture Clie...

They did EULA to a grape. A company put an end user license agreement (EULA) on a bag of grapes: “The recipient of the produce contained in this package agrees not to propagate or reproduce any portion of this produce, including ‘but not limited to’ seeds, stems, tissue, and fruit,” read the EULA on a…

Iron, How Did They Earn It, Fragment IVb: Work Hardening, or Most incessantly ever Working?
Iron, How Did They Earn It, Fragment IVb: Work Har...

This week, we close out our four(and a half)-part (I, II, III, IVa, IVb) look at pre-modern iron and steel production, although I ought to note that there will be at least one addendum discussing pre-modern cast iron and crucible steel (Wootz) production. Last week, we looked at the processes used to create steel from…

The UNIX Time-Sharing Machine (1974)
The UNIX Time-Sharing Machine (1974)

NOTE: This is not my article. This is a classic paper originally published in Communications of the ACM, 1974 by Dennis M. Ritchie and Ken Thompson. Blue highlights/annotations are my own. Abstract UNIX is a general-purpose, multi-user, interactive operating system for the Digital Equipment Corporation PDP-11/40 and 11/45 computers. It offers a number of features…

We Tested OpenPilot, a $1,199 System That Offers Entry-Stage Autonomy to Your Car
We Tested OpenPilot, a $1,199 System That Offers E...

Comma AI's OpenPilot enables Level 2 driver assistance in more than 100 cars on the road, and it's already available to buy today.via Comma AIWhen my wife and I were shopping for a new minivan last year, one of the requirements was to find something a bit more comfortable for long-distance driving. I don't mean…

The Elroy Lamp: A undeniable LCD lamp (2019)
The Elroy Lamp: A undeniable LCD lamp (2019)

Elroy is a table lamp with a unique feature — the shade can dynamically change, at the swipe of a finger, to a new style or pattern to complement your mood, the time of day, or an event, all from your phone or web browser. Elroy is a concept and personal DIY project. I’ll share…

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