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Linus Torvalds and Linux Code of Conduct: 7 myths debunked

https://www.zdnet.com/article/linus-torvalds-and-linux-code-of-conduct-myths/ Since Linus Torvalds announced he was taking time off to work on his behaviorin the Linux developer community and a new Linux kernel developer Code of Conduct (CoC) was introduced, there has been hysterical myths regarding what’s happening. No, protesting programmers are not removing code from Linux; there are no purges of politically incorrect

Stephen Colebourne’s blog: Do not fall into Oracle’s Java 11 trap

https://blog.joda.org/2018/09/do-not-fall-into-oracles-java-11-trap.html Java 11 has been released. It is a major release. In addition to new features Oracle have also set it up to be a trap (either deliberately or accidentally). For 23 years, developers have downloaded the JDK from Oracle and used it for $free. But not anymore as earlier as it commercial that needs

The Bell System Technical Journal (1922-1983) : Free Texts

https://archive.org/details/bstj-archives The scientific discoveries and technological innovations produced by Bell System research and engineering were critical not only to the evolution of global telecommunications but, more widely, they had a considerable impact on the technological base of the global economy. The invention of the transistor at Bell labs in 1947, and subsequent advances in related

Bandwidth Versus Video Resolution – Tutorial – Maxim

https://www.maximintegrated.com/en/app-notes/index.mvp/id/750 This article from MAXIM discusses the key relationship between video resolution and the required bandwidth to accurately process and display that video signal. The equations and table address standard definition, NTSC and PAL, as well as high definition DTV standards. Computer display formats are also covered.

DOSbox runs old DOS software

This posting tells the story how I got a video made of my old computer demo from almost 25 years ago. The story of that computer demo told in Computer Demo: Bogus Party III Video by Bogus Device posting. That old program was designed to run on DOS operating system on a pretty old hardware.

Computer Demo: Bogus Party III Video by Bogus Device

This is a story goes back to around 25 years. This a a story of Bogus Party III Video by Bogus Device computer demo that I was making in 1993. The demoscene is an international computer art subculture focused on producing demos: self-contained, sometimes extremely small, computer programs that produce audio-visual presentations. The purpose of

Demoscene – ASSEMBLY Summer 2018

https://www.assembly.org/summer18/demoscene Watch the demo competition live on Finnish national TV! The legendary Assembly demo competition will be shown live on national (Finnish) YLE TV2 channel on Saturday August 4 starting around midnight after the ROG Tournament CS:GO Finnish Championship 2018 Finals. You can view event also on-line: AssemblyTV hosts interviews, chats and of course the