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Reminder: I offer free mentoring and mock interviews. Embed sys, C++, perf analysis, at-scale monitoring, and more. Grab a spot on my calendar at calendly.com/kc8apf.

Starting my work day as usual: waking up my laptop and letting Windows spend 30 minutes applying updates.

TIL SunPlus has two homegrown ISAs: μ'nSP and S⁺Core 7.

Only 12 hours to image 2 laptops with their factory image and apply all the firmware and OS updates. Now they are all ready for surgery tomorrow.

Test Laptop: WARNING!! Machine is in an uncommitted state!
Me: Is this laptop hitting on me?

Every time I decide to make something as a gift, it takes _so_ much longer than I expected and I miss the deadline.

Cloudflare recruiter: Come work for us!
Me: No way
Cloudflare: what? Why not?
Me: really? You don't know? *adds another reason to my list*

Today, two separate people were trying to find me with the description "that person who talked about BMCs." I'm ok with this as a personal brand.

My gate for this morning's flight lacks a jetway....and a plane. Instead, there is a bus...... to take us to the plane. πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ

Poe, our Corgi, pulls my heart strings every time I leave the house. He follows me to the door, smiling and ready to play. When I close the front door, he runs to window to watch me. 😭

SpiSpy bringup step 1: remove bios flash from motherboard and reattach via connectors. βœ”οΈ

Yes, the motherboard still boots.

I can finally check off "Visit startup based out of a garage" on my silicon valley bingo card.

It's happening! I've been asking for modern editor features for HDL since 2017. Really excited to see @wavedrom making it happen. github.com/drom/atom-ide-eda

I'm being reminded of all the reasons I hated living in multi-unit apartments.

Somehow I borked a VirtualBox Ubuntu VM badly enough that it was corrupting downloads 🀯

Initial BOM cost for stereo volume control I'm building: $75! That's only the major ICs!

Unsurprisingly, operating Apache Kafka is rather Kafkaesque

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