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Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now from $35 – Raspberry Pi

We have a surprise for you today: Raspberry Pi 4 is now on sale, starting at $35! Here are the highlights: A 1.5GHz quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A72 CPU (~3× performance) 1GB, 2GB, or 4GB of LPDDR4 SDRAM Full-throughput Gigabit Ethernet Dual-band 802.11ac wireless networking Bluetooth 5.0 Two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports Dual monitor support, at resolutions up …

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GraalVM

  GraalVM is a universal virtual machine for running applications written in JavaScript, Python, Ruby, R, JVM-based languages like Java, Scala, Kotli n, Clojure, and LLVM-based languages such as C and C++.GraalVM removes the isolation between programming languages and enables interoperability in a shared runtime. It can run either standalone or in the context of …

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Coming soon 8 Bit computers: from 1977 to 1985

Hi all! I decided to write a book called “8-Bit Computers: Retro computer history in the ’80”. It is my first book on this topic, so I need you comments & advices! A small extract is right here for download. You will be able to buy the Kindle edition for little as € 0,99 by …

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WebAssembly

WebAssembly (often shortened to Wasm) is a standard that defines a binary format and a corresponding assembly-like text format for executables used by web pages. [….] WebAssembly code is intended to be run on a portable abstract structured stack machine,[27] which is designed to be faster to parse than JavaScript, as well as faster to execute,[21] and to enable very compact code representation.In …

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Comments are evil?

In the 1980 comments were used to reduce the “gap” between unstructured code and “rationale” behind the code. C/64 Peek and poke where oscure. Gosub on function pointed by numbers was bad 8-bit systems was tight on command names and so on (think to write a python interpreter in Arduino/bbc:Micro, or look at the memory …

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Playstation Now in Italy: Well but not Perfect

We have tried the PlayStation Now 7-days trial (after pricing is 15€/Month, 100€/year) Pro: Good Game Selection. Also PS3 and PS2 strong sellers are here, like Red Dead Redemption (1) and Bloodbone, Prey, etc  Seamless experience: the streaming never take a slow down Subscription has a 100€/year offer which is quite aggressive. We will see …

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