The largest functional processor:
Featuring a ton of LEDs--because everybody likes seen blinking LEDs!
Understanding "posits", an alternative to the IEEE-754 floating point formats for representing reals:
It does not really answer the question asked in the title, but that article gives some interesting facts about the historical reasons behind the odd CD sample rate.
I must confess having learned that many many years ago ... to circumvent the password protection of some VGA video game. Actually, it was more fun learning how to break it rather than actually playing the game!
`make` is really a mythical tool in the Unix toolchest.
Many times criticized. Feared. Improved or imitated.
But still alive.
Tired of fighting against a bloated word processor when writing your latest report, novel, technical documentation or blog post?
Maybe that's the sign you ready to consider using a lightweight markup language. All you need is just a basic text editor, the knowledge of some simple and non-intrusive keywords and markup. And a processor to convert that text file to... well... whatever you want: HTML, PDF, LaTeX, ...
Save time with Awk...
...and give your spreadsheet some vacations after having read that great article by the Free Software Magazine.
A wonderfully clear and accurate article to understand Cryptography and Public Key Infrastructure, by Alex Wood
A great article by Carla Schroder to understand the controversial but omnipresent systemd.
split and csplit -- old friends, I used a lot in the 1.44MB floppy disk era...
Too often, updating a device firmware means booting on FreeDos to run a proprietary utility. But LVFS might put an end to that legacy practice in a near future.
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