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    Sometimes the category list surprises you with an exact entry :)

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      I’ve been enjoying this series. Particularly because I went into it without a clear idea of which computing tasks an OS kernel is responsible for. It’s very specific to the Linux kernel, but it’s a good introduction to the idea of a kernel.

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        It’s very specific to the Linux kernel, but it’s a good introduction to the idea of a kernel.

        You mean you were unsure which tasks Linux is responsible for in general, outside the context of this episode? (I don’t think I caught any reference to Linux in this episode). Not trying to judge, just trying to understand what you meant.

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          Oh geez! I’ve embarrassed myself. I’ve been reading an “advent calendar of linux system calls” and I thought this post linked to that series. Sorry for the confusion. Here’s a link https://osg.tuhh.de/Advent/ I really should have clicked the link, or read the tilte more carefully before commenting.

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            ah, thanks for the link. Got to beware of context switches ;)

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        TIL douglas crockford worked on the NES port of Maniac Mansion. wild!

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          I was surprised too. :)

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          You can play with on the Internet Archive

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            Nice, the description of Hofstadter made me smile :)

            I didn’t actually write any programs with the language (that doesn’t sound fun, ha!). But a few of my students did. They even debated whether it is Turing complete or not.”

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              Video is from the 90s, but I dated the time it was uploaded.

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                Posted this especially to use the tag :)

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                  To bring it to relation of computers/IT, duct tapers.

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                    Did the author reinvent Spectrum? He says that computer should be input device first, that’s exactly Spectrum. You plug it into any screen and have your computer.

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                      I’ve not heard of Spectrum before, do you have a link/more info?

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                        Sinclair Spectrum, an 8-bit computer from the 1980s by Clive Sinclair. In the United States it was manufactured by Timex.

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                      Exploiting tags, it has nothing related to data visualisation in the everyday usage of the term.

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                        You may have watched it on Vimeo previously but recently noticed that it was gone from there and sought it out again.

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                            Wow, sounds interesting, but I can’t check it now. Is there a video demo?

                            Did aphex twin just gave an idea, or participated in development somehow?

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                              No idea about the level of involvement.

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                                I’m not sure if that’s what is was intended for but I’m tagging books with the ‘text’ tag

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                                    The archive is now with The Internet Archive.

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                                      Thanks for the pointer to “An Artist’s Guide to Programming”, I like Processing and didn’t realise this was coming out :)

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                                        #つぶやきProcessing is inspirational

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                                          In case you’re interested in other old fonts, you might like this page.

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                                          Christopher Alexander passed away last week.