News briefs for February 9, 2018. more>>
What's new in kernel development: detainting the kernel. more>>
"We are stronger together than on our own." This is a core principle that many people adhere to in their daily lives. Whether we are overcoming adversity, fighting the powers that be, protecting our livelihoods or advancing our business strategy, this mantra propels people and ideas to success. more>>
News updates for February 7, 2018. more>>
Jim demonstrates color manipulation with curses by adding colors to his terminal adventure game. more>>
News updates for February 6, 2018. more>>
The Red Hat family of operating systems addressed Meltdown and Spectre in its v3.10 kernel quickly, but relied too much upon Intel's flawed microcode and was forced to revert from a complete solution. more>>
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Much of the software I've covered in the past has focused on engineering, chemistry or physics. However, a growing number of software packages are being written to apply computational resources to problems in biology. So in this article, I want to look at one particular package for biology named Biogenesis. more>>
Dungeons, Dragons and Dice—a script that lets you roll those 3d6 and 2d20 that a surprising number of games require. more>>
The proliferation of inexpensive IoT boards means the time has come to gain control not only of applications but also the entire software platform. So, how do you build a custom distribution with cross-compiled applications targeted for a specific purpose? As Michael J. Hammel explains here, it's not as hard as you might think. more>>