Links You Don't Want to Miss - April 1
The link in that title will take you to the best ones on video, but here are some others:
Back in My Day, We Used Ovens for Debugging!
This is a story about debugging in 1986, back when some bugs were temperature-dependent. So, fixing them required the use of an oven.
ZFS on Linux: Ready For Wide-Scale Deployment
An old friend from the labs of Sun Microsystems, the ‘Zettabyte File System’, is purportedly “ready for wide scale deployment on everything from desktops to super computers,” according to the developers who just released ZFS on Linux 0.6.1. And no, ZFS doesn’t need a fsck.
Is Apple Going to Make a Game Controller?
Maybe! They reportedly took meetings at GDC under an assumed name to talk about that very thing. Seems like a good (albeit un-Jobs-ian) move, too. Suppose a forthcoming Apple TV ran iOS, and used the same controller as the iPad and iPhone for games that work better with physical controls. All of a sudden you’ve got a game platform with tons of content that’s neither mobile nor living room-based...
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