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I didn't choose to be a programmer. Somehow, it seemed, the computers chose me. For a long time, that was fine, that was enough; that was all I needed. But along the way I never felt that being a programmer was this unambiguously great-for-everyone career field with zero downsides.
Most recently I worked on the crowd simulation in Planet Coaster. I really love building believable worlds, and game development is definitely the place to be to make that happen.
In this post, we’ll explore the Domain Name Service (DNS) binary message format, and we’ll write one by hand. This is deeper than you need to use DNS, but I think it’s fun and educational to see how these things work under the hood.
Hello everyone! As 2017 is coming to an end, kickstart your new year with these curated free and open source resources.
A fundamental design flaw in Intel's processor chips has forced a significant redesign of the Linux and Windows kernels to defang the chip-level security bug.