Posts in category 'General'
In which I go digging into source archives from 40-50 years ago, to figure out why we use XXX to mark dodgy code.
A hash function implementation specialized for generating multiple keys of the same length at the same time, using AVX2 SIMD instructions.
So there I was, implementing a one element ring buffer. Which, I'm sure you'll agree, is a perfectly reasonable data structure.
Why I wrote yet another timer wheel implementation.
Is this a post really just about a trivial data conversion tool? Or is it actually an excuse to start talking about different ways to configure programs?
A trip deep into a retrocomputing jungle.
Updated results for the zlib benchmarks from last year, including a new fork zlib-ng as well as a new version of the Cloudflare code.
The time I built an "OkCupid for elections" for the ex-communists.
Some thoughts on why we have never released very much of our code as open source, despite always intending to.
I had a partial email outage lasting a few weeks. The ultimate root cause was pretty surprising to me.
A small benchmark suite for zlib, and testing the two current high performance zlib forks with it.
A review of using laptop form-factor Android 3.x, after using it as my main computing device for a couple of weeks.