Happy 75th birthday ENIAC!
75 years ago today, the ENIAC, the first electronic computer was revealed to the public
It was designed by John Mauchly, a physicist and J. Presper Eckert, a mechanical engineer. The programs it ran were coded & implemented by a team of six mathematicians, Kathleen Antonelli, Jean Jennings, Betty Snyder, Marlyn Wescoff, Frances Bilas and Ruth Lichterman
jesus christ https://twitter.com/vogon/status/1361056624316571648
Here we go, after 1.5 years and a pile of c++ code later I'm pleased to announced my basilisk story is FINISHED!
"Basilisk collection - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia"
Do you know anyone browsing web with unusual hardware and/or operating system? Out of the usual Windows/Linux/Android/iOS scope? Please point them here:
If you don't speak gopher: http://hracka.org/~logout/phlog/2021-02-13_my_little_user_agent_database.txt
"Making of" screenshot attached.
(Boosting the post will help.)
My blog post on how I created my dithering library and the lessons I learned is up! I spent most of my day working on this so check it out :)
Ditherpunk 2 — beyond 1-bit
i guess since the crates package system and the cargo build system is worse than npm, web devs would be attracted to it like flies to shit. the complete lack of standardization or documentation would probably attract them too.
the rust evangelism strike force strikes again!
not that i'd be contributing to wikimedia anyways (php), but you know what i consider the quintessential language for server development? rust of course!!!!!!! fucking genius.
of course the day I start migrating my remote backups to b2 is the day backblaze goes down. really wonderful.
That's the third time this week I read an article talking about how Apple invented the smartphone and mobile applications. Who's spreading this nonsense?
Yes, Apple made smartphones popular (I guess?). But let's not rewrite history here: we had smartphones and apps several years before the first iPhone got released.
does the code and maybe even other things. patented procrastinating on my own projects. pretending to be a successful student. #nobot
masto instance for the tildeverse