Assembly

{"content":{"id":1034,"title":"Weekly Links - Feeling Happy Because Life Is Good Edition","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nSomeone must have hacked the BBC news website, because they did two entire stories that weren't about tweets: \u003ca href=\"https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-50403561\"\u003eRod Stewart's cool-as-hell model train set\u003c/a\u003e and \u003ca href=\"https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-49690173\"\u003eThe Comedy Wildlife Awards\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nGNOME is refusing to settle with a patent troll, on principle. If you can, \u003ca href=\"https://www.gnome.org/news/2019/10/gnome-files-defense-against-patent-troll/\"\u003egive them money\u003c/a\u003e before cokeheads use loopholes in legal systems to end the golden age of technological progress we are currently living it.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI think Inuktitut is the most beautiful language I've ever heard. I used to watch the nightly news in Inuktitut, not because I understood a single word, but because the host's especially-beautiful voice was hypnotic. \u003ca href=\"https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2445421474\"\u003eHere's a career highlight reel from when she retired\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThe 6502 is a legendary processor that was used in the NES, Commodore 64, Apple II, and countless others (not to mention close-derivatives). It's also still the best way to learn Assembly, because it is relatively straightforward. \u003ca href=\"https://floooh.github.io/visual6502remix/\"\u003eVisual 6502 Circuit Webapp\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nAncient Clickhole of the Week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.clickhole.com/6-of-the-biggest-differences-between-the-british-versio-1831019010\"\u003e6 Of The Biggest Differences Between The British Version Of ‘The Office’ And The Zapruder Film\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://soranews24.com/2019/09/01/tokyos-amazing-2d-cafe-looks-like-an-illustration-but-its-an-actual-restaurant-you-can-eat-in/\"\u003eReal places that look like drawings\u003c/a\u003e are an Internet staple, and I love them.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-11-17T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-11-16T18:14:57.000Z","updated_at":"2019-11-16T18:43:59.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=birds\"\u003ebirds\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=news\"\u003enews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=language\"\u003elanguage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=inuktitut\"\u003einuktitut\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=assembly\"\u003eassembly\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient_clickhole\"\u003eancient_clickhole\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links - Feeling Happy Because Life Is Good Edition

{"content":{"id":754,"title":"19-06-02 Weekly Links - Serious Business Edition","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/27d.webp\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/FJS670okmZc\"\u003eThe Best Of Mae West\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://blog.jeff.over.bz/assembly/compilers/jit/2017/01/15/x86-assembler.html\"\u003eA X86 Assembler in 256 lines of code\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThe Onion has been funnier than normal lately. \u003ca href=\"https://www.theonion.com/man-known-as-the-american-taliban-released-from-priso-1835105201\"\u003eExample\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nIt looks like Google will \u003ca href=\"https://9to5google.com/2019/05/29/chrome-ad-blocking-enterprise-manifest-v3/\"\u003enot back down on neutering ad blockers in future versions\u003c/a\u003e. No surprise, as Google's main source of income (last I checked) was ads. Chrome's been getting slow as well but all my stuff is there, so no matter how good Firefox is getting (and it is), it's a real pain switching over...\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nYou only need a very small subset of Vim to be productive. Vim is so massive, though, that I doubt one person could actually learn it all. \u003ca href=\"https://www.hillelwayne.com/post/intermediate-vim/\"\u003eOddball, useful Vim tricks\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/jupiter-great-red-spot-1.5154387\"\u003eJupiter's red spot is shrinking\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-06-02T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-06-01T16:02:13.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-05T18:20:34.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sex\"\u003esex\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=c\"\u003ec\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=assembly\"\u003eassembly\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=news\"\u003enews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=politics\"\u003epolitics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=vim\"\u003evim\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=space\"\u003espace\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sky\"\u003ethe_sky\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jupiter\"\u003ejupiter\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-06-02 Weekly Links - Serious Business Edition

{"content":{"id":718,"title":"19-05-19 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/259.jpg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nA person with a sense of humour made a \u003ca href=\"https://github.com/kkuchta/css-only-chat\"\u003eCSS-only chat room\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/nswlY02U2fg\"\u003eYakety Sax on ocarina and beatbox\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nMore new Seanbaby: \u003ca href=\"https://www.cracked.com/blog/5-weird-movietv-plots-about-brutalizing-disabled-villains/\"\u003eweird movie plots about brutalizing disabled villains\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nWebcomic genius Abby Howard seems to have given up making free content in favour of writing beautifully-illustrated childrens' books, but she did do us the kindness of posting \u003ca href=\"https://www.jspowerhour.com/\"\u003ea bunch of old, excellent comics\u003c/a\u003e that were previously only available in an anthology.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nIt turns out there actually is \u003ca href=\"http://nickdesaulniers.github.io/blog/2019/05/12/f-vs-f-void-in-c-vs-c-plus-plus/\"\u003ea difference between F() and F(void) in C\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nManchurian, coming from an otherwise-obscure language family, for hundreds of years coexisted with Chinese as the language of government in China (see picture), and still can be seen all over the Forbidden City. Today it is on the verge of extinction, spoken by only about 20 people. \u003ca href=\"https://books.google.ca/books?id=hbNDAQAAIAAJ\u0026printsec=frontcover\u0026dq=manchurian+language\u0026hl=en\u0026sa=X\u0026ved=0ahUKEwjCiu3ZvaXiAhUrJzQIHYS8DIo4ChDoAQhaMAk#v=onepage\u0026q\u0026f=false\"\u003eHere's an 1892 book to teach yourself Manchu\u003c/a\u003e, including hypnotic English/Manchu dialogues.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-05-19T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-05-18T16:12:56.000Z","updated_at":"2019-05-19T15:20:14.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=css\"\u003ecss\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ocarina\"\u003eocarina\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=c\"\u003ec\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=language\"\u003elanguage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=manchurian\"\u003emanchurian\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chinese\"\u003echinese\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=china\"\u003echina\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=assembly\"\u003eassembly\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-05-19 Weekly Links



{"content":{"id":276,"title":"18-09-23 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/da.jpg\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThe Gilbert Gottcast recently did \u003ca href=\"https://www.gilbertpodcast.com/bruce-vilanch/\" target=\"_black\"\u003eone of its best episodes ever\u003c/a\u003e with Bruce Vilanch, who is as funny and interesting as people say he is, even though he never seems to be.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://blog.regehr.org/archives/1621\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eWhat's the difference between a pointer and an integer?\u003c/a\u003e The article's added bonus is some fun C trivia, which is always nice to have.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nSomeone made a \u003ca href=\"https://www.theguardian.com/science/alexs-adventures-in-numberland/2017/may/01/the-colour-of-numbers-visions-of-our-mathematical-universe\" target=\"_blank\"\u003ecolouring book\u003c/a\u003e based on visualizing neat ideas in mathematics.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nEncasing a girl in ice was \u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/girl_frozen_alive\" target=\"_blank\"\u003ea popular marketing stunt in the 60s\u003c/a\u003e. \"Her icy coffin will be on display 24 hours a day.\"\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://paixaoporlisboa.blogs.sapo.pt/patio-do-biaggi-121190\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eSome pictures of a working-class neighbourhood in Lisbon in the early 20th century\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://github.com/cfenollosa/os-tutorial\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eA really, really good tutorial on how to make a toy operating system\u003c/a\u003e. As the writer points out, University courses will teach you a lot of advanced topics in OS design, but not a simple 'hello world'.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2018-09-23T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-09-19T00:53:24.000Z","updated_at":"2018-09-22T16:53:54.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=c\"\u003ec\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mathematics\"\u003emathematics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hype\"\u003ehype\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ice\"\u003eice\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=portugal\"\u003eportugal\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=assembly\"\u003eassembly\u003c/a\u003e"}

18-09-23 Weekly Links