Fitting a FORTH in 512 bytes " NieDżejkob's ramblings https://niedzejkob.p4.team/bootstrap/miniforth/
Not to mention I went to a show (because Lordi *does* put on a show, not just a concert!) in Madrid with one of my best friends also before Eurovision.
The audience getting their clothes splattered with blood (fake and washable, of course) during “The Chainsaw Buffet” was as fun and memorable as it sounds 😎️
Reminder that Lordi were a thing and I knew about them *before* they went and killed it in Eurovision 🤘️🇪🇺️
Well, turns out this The Arockalypse was released 15 years ago, so now that I stopped to think about that I feel a bit old.
This is still one of my favourite video clips ever:
When you're building a UI platform it makes sense to use it! Show what it's capable of! (No, the debugging features it exposes are not available to normal webapps)
Alongside the same lines my "Amphiarao" webpage debugger is a serverside webapp exposing an HTML & standard JSON interface viewable in any web browser, including Rhapsode.
I also find memory leaks to be this bizarre "gray zone" of performance where nobody is really convinced it's worth spending time on. Because after all, you can just "buy more RAM" right? 🤷 Or just reboot it every so often.
The exception is mobile/embedded applications where memory comes at a huge premium. Especially on the client side, "just reboot it" is not really viable.
From my experience building on the technology I can confidently say: Voice assistants are the epitomy of Service as a Software Substitute (SaaSS)!
There's zero reason you need to offload voice recognition computation onto the cloud, it may not be trivial task but any modest consumer hardware is more than capable enough!
You don't need a supercomputer, and I don't think debugging false positives justifies keeping recordings of private communication (though I understand the temptation).
you might think we're slow, but think again! (1/3)
if we want to ship 25 laptops/wk, it means (simplified) with 2 people working on this 40h/wk each and one 20h/wk to cover all required skills to assemble, flash, test, package, export: each unit can get max 4h of attention so everything has to go smoothly for this to work out.
Wow, a one person effort to port #HaikuOS to RISC-V is well underway and already booting to the desktop on Tinyemu. This is awesome: https://discuss.haiku-os.org/t/my-haiku-risc-v-port-progress/10663
(cc/ @ekaitz_zarraga in case you're interested or curious)
Hot take: MIPS has the most orthogonal and approachable instruction set around.
At least of we were ave RISC-V out. I may need to reevaluate that statement once I start poking around.
Many Americans think that Hawai'ians lived in huts prior to colonization. The US actually de-industrialized Hawai'i. Before 1898, Hawai'i already had electricity, mass transit, railroads. Iolani palace had electric lights before the White House.
Before anybody comments: yes, my laptop is decent. I work on WebKit with it... yet O365 still feels sluggish.
Can we stop pretending that webapps are always better than native?
And by the way, O365 is plain slow, no matter which browser I tried it with. Amusingly, it feels snappier using GNOME Web (which uses #WebKitGTK) and is definitely unintended because one would expect Microsoft develops targeting Edge/Chromium nowadays. Or maybe their frontend developers are Mac users
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