As we continue to shelter in place to help flatten the curve, we can educate ourselves on new tools and technologies to make ourselves more productive. Maybe you're using this knowledge to help with virus response
- but if not, you can help by donating your spare CPU cycles
to look for a cure.
- Open collaboration on COVID-19
The Covid-19 crisis is going to take immense work to overcome: doctors and nurses are heroically caring for the sick, grocery store employees have become key workers that we all depend on, and scientists are collaborating to understand the disease and help conquer it. (And how else can you help? You can help by staying at home.)
- The PDP-10, Macro-10, and Altair 8800 BASIC
As Microsoft's 45th birthday approaches, it's worth remembering that the company was formed to sell developer tools for Intel 8080 based microcomputers. But how do you build tools for a computer that does exist yet? Apparently, by building an emulator for a DEC PDP-10.
- Outreachy internship ends
The Outreachy program supports diversity in open source projects by providing internships to underrepresented people. This year, Miriam Rubio improved the
git bisect command and blogged about her experience throughout.
- Yak Shaving - Swift Edition
Miguel is known for his work on and expertise with the .NET platform. But he's also been exploring other platforms, like Swift, and has even created a vt100 terminal emulator. Is this the beginning of the terminal emulator for MonoDevelop and Visual Studio for Mac?
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