I’ve been researching for a new blog post on virtual machines. I hope to cover IBM’s mainframe OSs, the Z-Machine and of course Erlang’s BEAM. The history of computers has always fascinated me, and it’s sometimes sobering to realize problems that seem recent have been around for a long, long time.
Here’s an interesting video on UNIX:
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- Don’t do this A list of things you shouldn’t do with PostgreSQL
- Telemetry for Elixir applications built with Commanded
- Why Evernote Failed to Realize Its Potential beware: written by a competitor 😉
- #ACCELERATE MANIFESTO
- Time protection: the missing OS abstraction A great post at The Morning Paper
- Everything Is Correlated
- Life of a binary the long journey from source to running code
- Mondo 2000 Issue 07 Mondo 2000 was a glossy cyberculture magazine published in California during the 1980s and 1990s. It covered cyberpunk topics such as virtual reality and smart drugs. It was a more anarchic and subversive prototype for the later-founded Wired magazine.
- What is ZIL anyway? Related to the Z-Machine, a post about the LISPy language in which Infocom’s games were written
- California Dreams: Our Cyberpunk Future According to ‘Wild Palms’ it’s been a cyberpunk week