Researching new ways to write software that make it easier for newcomers to understand rather than for insiders to maintain. Build easy, reward curiosity, encourage lots of forks, delete unused features, more antifragile society. akkartik.name/about

Current project: Mu, a hobbyist computer that rewards curiosity. Starts from x86, getting to a HLL with as little code as possible. github.com/akkartik/mu

"Bicycles for the mind have to be see-through", akkartik.name/akkartik-convivi

Researching new ways to write software that make it easier for newcomers to understand rather than for insiders to maintain. Systems that build easy, reward curiosity, encourage lots of forks, encourage deleting unused features, make society more anti-fragile. akkartik.name/about

Current project: Mu, a hobbyist computer that rewards curiosity. Starts from x86, getting to a HLL with as little code as possible. akkartik.name/post/mu-2019-1

(Previous intro: mastodon.social/@akkartik/1012)

Researching new ways to write software that make it easier for newcomers to understand rather than for insiders to maintain. Systems that build easy, reward curiosity, encourage lots of forks, encourage deleting unused features, make society more anti-fragile. akkartik.name/about

Current project: a zero-dependency Assembly language for x86; Linux without GNU. github.com/akkartik/mu/blob/ma

(Previous intro: mastodon.social/@akkartik/9908)

Researching new ways to write software that make it easier for newcomers to understand rather than for insiders to maintain. Systems that build easy, reward curiosity. akkartik.name/about

Author of Mu: github.com/akkartik/mu. Using it to teach kids programming 1:1: akkartik.name/post/mu

. Ethos: ship with all deps, gradually streamline their code for own situation, get ideas for improvements, send patches upstream. Implies: can't have too many deps!

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