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Masking and the C/C++ Bitwise Operators
Using the bitwise operators in general -- and employing them to perform masking, bit testing, and bit setting/clearing operations in particular -- can be extremely efficacious.
You Too Can Compute Like It’s 1975!
Oscar Vermeulen has been able to replicate the functionality of a classic PDP-11/70 using a mega-cool front panel with a Raspberry Pi as the computing engine.
OMG! Asimov’s Foundation is Coming to TV!
I first read the seminal trilogy -- Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation -- as a young lad, but never did I dare hope to see it on TV.
The Art of Loading Dishwashers
Some people seem to regard loading dishwashers as a competitive sport, using the first item they insert to block the maximum possible number of moves by the next player.
Watercolor Electronic Tools
When it comes to creating technical materials targeted at beginners, hand-drawn images using watercolors or colored pencils may offer a non-threatening solution.
21 + 21 + 21 = Eeek Alors!
It just struck me that I have only 37 years remaining to complete my Countdown Timer project before it becomes superfluous to requirements.
Musings on Alien Life
Could life evolve on ice worlds, ocean worlds, ocean worlds covered in ice, halo worlds that are tidally locked with their sun, and rogue worlds without a sun? If so, what sort of life might it be?
Say Hello to the Seeeduino XIAO
As small as a postage stamp, the Seeeduino XIAO boasts a 32-bit Arm Cortex-M0+ processor running at 48 MHz with 256 KB of flash memory and 32 KB of SRAM.
The Catch-22 of Pizza
One of the conundrums in Catch-22 is how Milo Minderbinder manages to buy eggs for seven cents, sell them to the mess halls for five cents, and still make a profit.
He-Him-His, She-Her-Hers, or…
We live in a world that is rife with confusion, so I appreciate people alerting me as to their preferred personal pronouns.
Artificial Intelligence Fights COVID-19
Using the sound of someone coughing, this AI technology can analyze the cough noises to predict positive COVID cases with over 90% accuracy.
OMG! That’s Unreal!
I just saw a video depicting the VR capabilities of the forthcoming Unreal Engine 5. My heart still racing after experiencing a 2D version of a flying scene and imagining it in VR.