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I am a Buddhist anarchist forging my own way in this world.

Recovering from capitalist abuses, I now work to create systems that protect humanity and our home.

I am ready to build and to learn.

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So y'all did hear Eugen gets paid like 68k euros a year to help governments surveil Fedi, right?

"Babel is used by millions, so why are we running out of money?" babel.dev/blog/2021/05/10/fund

Title kind of says it all. Pretty astounding that a foundational part of so many tech stacks is having trouble getting funding.

Cyclone is as interesting R7RS that compiles to C and supports pthreads, but even so it's call-from-c example sets up separate C and Scheme threads:

github.com/justinethier/cyclon…

It does call Scheme in the C thread, so maybe this is to show off threading?

Also it again puts the Scheme in charge. The C thread is started from the Scheme runtime.
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It could be useful to move circuitry out from the ALUs into the relatively fewer Control Units. Commonly this would include floating point & *some* control flow, but I'd also lower away to integral microcode:

* Index arrays by loop counter - allow iterating over strings whilst letting the ALUs pretend to be a pure register machine.
* Data stack to aid expression compilation - store in trailing padding bytes shift those bytes upon overflow.

6/6 Fin, I think!

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The programming model for the layout processor would be:
* You load a tree into it's memory
* It can traverse the nodes of that tree in SIMD parallel from root to leaves OR leaves to root.
* You can read/write the current node's fields.
* Depending on traversal direction you can read the parent's fields OR iterate over the children.

I'd use shift registers to make this fast.

But what operations do I want each compute core to be able to perform?

3/?

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wonder if there's a copy of the apple/novell "star trek" os just sitting on someone's hard drive waiting to be leaked

Rather than needing direct control over the media as in dictatorships, industrial democracies control popular opinion using "filters" which prevent politically controversial ideas from reaching the public. Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman specify five filters, in particular: the concentration of media ownership to a few corporations, the need to please advertisers and funding sources, the reliance on government-provided sources, flak, and anti-communist ideology. These influences combine to prevent politically inconvenient knowledge and ideas from reaching the general public.

Found a floppy disk with some code I did back in 94 for the Amiga in Amos Basic.

@clacke @scheme In Guile you can do this either via the libguile C API or via (system foreign) and its ‘procedure->pointer’ procedure.

sci-hub, cops 

the way various world cops are going after alexandra elbakyan but not after any of the libgen founders/operators suggests that not going out of your way to make your name and face public information is a good idea if you want to run things like these sites lmao.

To me it looks like people who say that communities should include everyone, and be open for everyone, tends to be privileged.

They seem to lack and understanding of how an big, open communal place can be inherently dangerous and uncomfortable.

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> Globally, PC gamers use about 75 billion kilowatt hours of electricity a year, equivalent to the output of 25 electric power plants.

pc gamers are killing the planet

It is strange how stuff that takes three minutes gets put off because it is so boring it feels like its going to take forever. #timeisrelative

I have encountered more image descriptions on Mastodon in 24 hours than I have in Twitter in a couple of years. Seriously. I'm not exaggerating.
As a blind person, this means a lot to me. If you read this and you describe your images, thank you so, so, so much on behalf of all of us. If you don't, now you know you'll be helping random Internet strangers make sense of your posts by typing in a few more words than usual.

Sobald ich ausgeschlafen bin, kannst du dein Paket haben. 😺

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hackers.town

A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.