Archive for March, 2010

Three Gigs This Week

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

This weekend, Friday and Saturday April 2nd and 3rd, I will be playing bass with Rock City Band at two clubs north of Boston.

A nice little tutorial on modern trends in processor architecture

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Greg Pfister at Perils of Parallel has a nice little tutorial up on the tradeoffs among superscalar, VLIW, and “Simple Multicore”.   I guess you’ve got to care a bit about hardware for this to be worthwhile, but I’d encourage anyone with an interest in modern computer systems to take a look.  It’s reasonably accessible even […]