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Programming Minimalism

I'm fundamentally a minimalist at heart. This carries through in my programming, aka coding. What's the simplest way to develop this code? I aim for the minimum dependencies in every project. I investigate which modules,…

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History Repeats: Apple M1 Thoughts

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By Henriok - Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=96026688 In case you haven't heard in the last five minutes, Apple released their new macbooks based on Apple's own cpu, the M1. Here's a fine writeup as…

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What makes BeOS and Haiku Unique

https://osvoyager.wordpress.com/2018/11/30/what-makes-beos-and-haiku-unique/ A nice write-up on what's unique about BeOS/HaikuOS. Really makes me miss the simplicity of the BeBox and BeOS from nearly two decades ago. In playing with modern-day Haiku, it's still shockingly fast, responsive,…

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Fascinating History of the Trackball

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/mbp4qn/the-story-of-the-trackball-canadas-earliest-gift-to-computing I've been a trackball user since day one when graphical interfaces became all the rage with X windows and CDE. Thanks Canada.

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