Congress invites key players to net neutrality hearing

Far too early to guess how this may play out. Should it lead to new legislation, for good or for ill, the back and forth at the FCC will effectively be ended. That means the stakes are pretty high. No idea if the fact it is a Republican calling for this discussion means their agenda would more likely inform any outcome, plus there are some very strong neutrality supporters among them, in particular Wyden and Issa.

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MIT working to make custom chips for AI more attractive for mobile

This reminds me of other research I’ve read about over the years to add other kinds of custom processors into the many core mix that is now prevalent even on mobile devices. This story isn’t even about creating a custom chip for neural networks but improving their power efficiency to make them more adoptable on phones.
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2017-07-23 The Command Line Podcast

This is an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

I talk about the how frustration can be effectively channeled by building surprising tools, for yourself and your fellow developers.

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2017-07-09 The Command Line Podcast

This is an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

I talk about the trade offs between dedicating to a single programming language or stack and embracing being a programming polyglot.

You can directly download the MP3 or Ogg Vorbis audio files. You can grab additional formats and audio source files from the Internet Archive.

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