Not saying I resemble this graph... — http://www.bunicomic.com/comic/buni-1348/
Beautiful photos, don't think I'll be able to take these in Texas though. — https://www.dpreview.com/videos/3933581807/dpreview-tv-photographing-frozen-soap-bubbles-with-don-komarechka
Texas Linux Fest 2020 is now officially rescheduled.
Announcing Debian Social https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2020/03/msg00008.html
Thinking about this more, it is really the effect of commoditization on the market.
Fabless semiconductor firms showed the transition to where the production of the waffers themselves became commoditized. Now we're seeing the CPU/GPU cores themselves have become the commodity.
This is further shown by there becoming more open cores available and getting used. Probably the next winners will be those who can customize open cores to match high end business applications.
Both the new XBox and PS5 use custom chips from AMD. Basically adjusting the buses and configuration of the cores on the chips. Apple is designing its own chips to match its requirements.
Wonder if that's the future of the semiconductor business. Fewer generic parts, but custom configuration of cores to match specific applications.
Really a shift back to when each chip was designed explicitly for a customer. But, a change that'll create winners and losers.
Bandcamp is waiving their revenue share and giving it to artists today. I took the opportunity to update my nerdcore collection.
@ossington I'm there. Hoping for some more sun this weekend.
For all the parents out there looking for some science material to balance out activities for your kids the Perot Museum has some fun experiments online.
We've also been using NOVA and Nature shows that are available at:
Write up on the Imperial College London model on the costs of doing nothing to mitigate sars-cov-2. And frankly, the costs of doing a lot, nothing looks rosy. — https://arstechnica.com/?p=1661075
Depressing, but real data about hospital capacity that can be customized to your region. — http://tracking.feedpress.it/link/9499/13361375
Monterey Bay Aquarium has closed to the public atm but they'd like to remind you that their webcams are still running
Pragmatic idealist. Building a company Axiom. Worked on Ubuntu Phone. Inkscape co-founder. Probably human.
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