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TTL CPU Ten Years of Magic

The Magic-1 HomebrewCPU successfully computed Fibonacci(10) at just before midnight on April 13, 2004. A decade later, it’s still running. This is a video tour of Magic-1, including a dive into the micro-architecture, demos of running programs and a tear-down.

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Agility: mindset makeovers are critical

The divisional general manager looked at me quizzically as we discussed characteristics of agile organizations. I could see the manager, who had led several thousand people over two decades, was struggling to process such notions as autonomous teams, rapid experimentation … Continue reading

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prof. Dave Snowden – Cynefin in practice

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Jeff Bezos On Why It’s Always Day 1 at Amazon

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Official Intelligence

In his letter to shareholders last spring, Jeff Bezos explained his longstanding mantra “It’s still Day 1” by describing Day 2: “Day 2 is stasis. Followed by irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline. Followed by death. And that is why … Continue reading

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How to build 8-bit computer

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Learn how computers add numbers and build a 4 bit adder circuit

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Reliable releases and rollbacks – CRE life lessons

One of the most common causes of service outages is releasing a new version of the service binaries; no matter how good your testing and QA might be, some bugs only surface when the affected code is running in production. … Continue reading

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GUI interface using visual basic to track the killers IP address CSI

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