An overview of the SpiderMonkey tracing JIT internals: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/SpiderMonkey/Internals/Tracing_JIT
Today I learned that on Linux a system call may not switch to kernel space: https://0xax.gitbooks.io/linux-insides/content/SysCall/syscall-3.html
"It is a scandal, and I want repaired processors for free. I don't care if they are 30% slower, as long as they work to spec." -- https://www.itwire.com/security/81338-handling-of-cpu-bug-disclosure-incredibly-bad-openbsd-s-de-raadt.html
The MoreVMs'18 call for papers is up. Please consider contributing: https://2018.programming-conference.org/track/MoreVMs-2018
Using C99 bool with the Rust FFI is a pain: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/47705093/what-is-the-correct-type-for-returning-a-c99-bool-to-rust-via-the-ffi
Installed the twitter android app a few days ago and it's already driving me crazy with its constant irrelevant notifications.
Eh.. The film "selfless". Just compared Einstein to Steve Jobs. And the Apple product placement hasn't gone unnoticed.
So, part of EV (Electric Vehicle) etiquette is that you are only supposed to take up a charger for 4 hours. So I make it a point that early afternoon, I move my car to a normal spot.
I seem to be the only one who does this. I ran late this morning, and all the cars there this morning are still there. None of them were pulling a charge any more (battery totally full).
So, the only guy who was still pulling a charge moved his vehicle. (Not that the battery wasn't almost full).
"Dongles should be the exception, not the norm" -- yes, yes! Finally somone agrees! More USB ports on laptops please. https://marco.org/2017/11/24/fixing-the-macbook-pro
OK, installing firefox quantum on my OpenBSD desktop... Let's see if it lives up to the hype :)
Bjork accepting bitcoin for her new album: "Björkcoin: what’s behind Björk’s cryptocurrency album project"