Eyes Above The Waves
Robert O'Callahan. Christian. Repatriate Kiwi. Hacker.
Tuesday, 6 March 2018
"Zach": AI Fraud In Christchurch
David Farrier's story is amazing. Go and read it. I have no doubt whatsoever that this is all a ridiculous fraud. Apart from the implau...
Friday, 2 March 2018
Tongariro Northern Circuit #2
A couple of weeks ago I went with a friend to do the Tongariro Northern Circuit for the second time in less than a year. The weather wasn...
Sunday, 21 January 2018
Neal Stephenson's "Seveneves" (Mild Spoilers)
There's much discussion of orbital mechanics, disguised as a story. The rest isn't as good. OK, actually I rather enjoyed it, but on...
Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Long-Term Consequences Of Spectre And Its Mitigations
The dust is settling on the initial wave of responses to Spectre and Meltdown. Meltdown was relatively simple to deal with; we can consider...
Sunday, 14 January 2018
Captain Sonar is a very interesting board game when played in "real-time" mode. It's basically a complicated upgrade of "...
Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Hooray For cargo build --all-targets
Rust 1.23 just came out and the release notes failed to mention what is, for me, by far its best new feature: cargo build --all-targets and...
Monday, 8 January 2018
The Fight For Patent-Unencumbered Media Codecs Is Nearly Won
Apple joining the Alliance for Open Media is a really big deal. Now all the most powerful tech companies — Google, Microsoft, Apple, Mozill...
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