Michael Atiyah 1929–2019
We are now closer to the Y2038 bug than the Y2K bug
Lean Together 2019, slides and videos are up.
Pure In-Memory (Shell)Code Injection In Linux Userland, neat trick with dd.
QED Archive is an archive of the source code for various versions of
the QED editor, from the late 1960s to 1994.
Ascending NetHack by breaking the RNG, using 72 cores on AWS.
“We set out to have a single run getting the #1 spot in all three
“major-categories”: highest score, lowest turn count, and fastest
realtime on NAO. We needed an RNG-predicting bot.”
Radiation-hardened Quine (2014),
“This is a robust self-printing program written in Ruby. It works even
if you delete one character anywhere from the code.”