Rust Atomics and Locks: Low-Level Concurrency in Practice, new book by Mara Bos. Full text available online.
Unbundling Tools for Thought, by Fernando Borretti. A refreshing perspective.
Production Twitter on One Machine? 100Gbps NICs and NVMe are fast, by Tristan Hume.
The t-digest construction algorithm uses a variant of 1-dimensional k-means clustering to produce a very compact data structure that allows accurate estimation of quantiles.
Can Doom Run It? An Adding Machine in Doom, by Danny Spencer.
A Z80 emulator, by Kamila Szewczyk.
Inside the 8086 processor’s instruction prefetch circuitry, by Ken Shirriff.
Casio F-91W: iconic quartz watch, a die-shot.
A practical model for analyzing long tails (2007), by Kalevi Kilkki.
ChaCha20 Encryption Performance on DEC PDP-11, by niconiconi.
I did Advent of Code on a PlayStation, by Ben Visness.
Konami Code Domain Name, by Terence Ededen. It’s ↑↑↓↓←→←→ba.tk.