Blog

  • Jenn Schiffer talks - Thu, Mar 9, 2017
    two Jenn Schiffer presentations

  • Let Vim do the typing - Thu, Mar 9, 2017
    Vim talk, let vim do the typing

  • Developers Writing The Future - Fri, Dec 30, 2016
    Joely Spolky keynoting Slush 2016 Conference

  • Runtime Scheduling, Strange Loop 2016 - Thu, Oct 6, 2016
    Eben Freeman talking about kernel and process scheduling

  • Graham Dunning, Mechanical Techno - Mon, Sep 19, 2016
    graham dunning, demo of mechnical techno, performer at upcoming ALGOMECH 2016

  • Julia Evans, Strange Loop 2016 - Sat, Sep 17, 2016
    Julia Evans talk from Strange Loop 2016, 'Systems programming as a swiss army knife'

  • Plainview Public Access - Sat, Aug 27, 2016
    surreal animation!

  • Daniel Schiffman - Purple Rain in Processing - Thu, Jun 30, 2016
    danile schiffman's new video series, Coding Challenges. This episode features 'Purple Rain'

  • Chris Simmonds - timeline for embedded linux - Sat, Jun 18, 2016
    Chris Simmonds - timeline for embedded linux

  • The Silicon Valley of Hardware - Fri, Jun 10, 2016
    short doc from Wired.com on history of Shenzhen.

  • Rob Landley on Toybox - Sun, May 15, 2016
    Rob Landley talking about the changing nature of computing systems and the need for a full toolchain for embedded and mobile devices

  • Android - High Performance Audio - Wed, May 11, 2016
    Android High Performance Audio - talk from Google I/O 2013

  • The Computer Chronicles: Unix (1985) - Sat, Apr 30, 2016
    Awesome episode of the Computer Chronicles featuring Unix

  • Efficiency with Algorithms, Performance with Data Structures - Fri, Apr 15, 2016
    Chandler Carruth on efficiency and performance at CppCon 2014

  • SF - Streets by VICE - Thu, Apr 14, 2016
    VICE mag video article on SF's changing face

  • Here's What Happens When an 18 Year Old Buys a Mainframe - Tue, Mar 29, 2016
    awesome talk from Share.org

  • Bryan Cantrill at Paper's We Love, NYC 2016 - Sat, Mar 5, 2016
    Bryan Cantrill at Paper's We Love, NYC 2016

  • 1987 - Hypercard demo - Thu, Jan 28, 2016
    1987 Hypercard demo

  • Uncanny Valley - Tue, Jan 26, 2016
    Uncanny Valley - sci-fi short

  • History and Spirit of C and C++ - Sun, Dec 27, 2015
    Nice history detailing program languages that came before C and how they influenced it s design

  • Embedded Android Overview - Fri, Dec 11, 2015
    Karim Yaghmour Presents Embedded Android #1 - Android Internals

  • Sophie Wilson, ARM ISA Architect - Fri, Dec 11, 2015
    Sophie Wilson, ARM ISA Architect

  • Skateboarding in Pine Ridge - Wed, Oct 21, 2015
    Really great use of skateboarding to help build a sense of community for youth on a native american reservation..

  • Libmill on Randal Schwartz's FLOSS Weekly show - Mon, Oct 19, 2015
    Martin Sustrik talks about his Libmill project, which brings Go style concurrency to C

  • How To Build a Skyscraper - Thu, Oct 15, 2015
    Full Stack Fest 2015: How to Build a Skyscraper, by Ernie Miller

  • Andrew Gerrand talking at Go UK 2015 - stupid gopher tricks - Sun, Oct 11, 2015
    Andrew Gerrand talking at Go UK 2015 - stupid gopher tricks

  • Grant Taylor, skateboard shit - Fri, Oct 9, 2015
    Nike SB skate video, featuring fucking awesome Grant Taylor

  • Visualising Program Execution - Mon, Sep 28, 2015
    damn fine talk on visualising program execution

  • From Solaris to Illumos - Fri, Sep 18, 2015
    Bryan Cantrill details the history of Illumos

  • MOS 6502 microcontroller - Fri, Sep 18, 2015
    history of the MOS 6502

  • FORTRAN! - Wed, Sep 16, 2015
    Fortran language introduction and compile time to punch card madness

  • Shit Present - Kick Me - Sat, Sep 12, 2015
    Shit Present music video

  • Skater Dater, 1965 - Sat, Aug 15, 2015
    one of the first ever skate movies

  • Perl and Portaudio - Sat, Aug 1, 2015
    Perl and Portaudio

  • Brian Kernighan speaking with Computerphile - Wed, Jul 29, 2015
    Brian Kernighan speaking with Computerphile

  • Hashicorp are Insane(ly great) - Tue, Jul 14, 2015
    Mitchell Hashimoto introducing Terraform and Consul

  • Selection of Early British Computers - Sat, Jun 27, 2015
    Selection of Early British Computers

  • Roots of Computing, 1963 - Mon, Jun 15, 2015
    early operating system history

  • Docker Storage Drivers - Fri, Jun 12, 2015
    Jerome Petazzoni, Docker and CoW filesystems

  • From Config Management to a proper Scheduling system - Tue, Jun 2, 2015
    kelsey hightower on last talk of coreos fest 2015

  • Craig Silverstein on the origin of Google - Fri, May 8, 2015
    craig silverstein, google

  • Vint Cerf, history of packets - Sat, May 2, 2015
    vint cerf on history of packets

  • B0ardcast 28 - Fri, Apr 24, 2015
    mixcloud and tracklist, b0ardcast 28

  • Systems At Facebook Scale - Thu, Apr 16, 2015
    acm keynote - systems at facebook scale

  • Weaponizing Your Pets - Thu, Apr 9, 2015
    defcon talk from 2015

  • NetBSD: Not A Linux Distro - Sun, Mar 8, 2015
    nice intro to nstbsd

  • boston dynamics - Tue, Feb 10, 2015
    walking robots

  • Etcd 2.0 walkthrough - Thu, Jan 29, 2015
    overview and intro to Etcd from Brandon Philips

  • Tony Hoare on the universals of computation - Fri, Dec 19, 2014
    Tony Hoare on the universals of computation

  • User Space Networking - Wed, Dec 10, 2014
    User Space Networking

  • Rob Pike, Go Concurrency Patterns - Mon, Dec 1, 2014
    Rob Pike, Go Concurrency Patterns

  • How To Debug Anything - Mon, Nov 10, 2014
    how to debug anything

  • Greyglers! - Sat, Oct 18, 2014
    vint cerf on future areas of the internet

  • How to Build a Mind - Sat, Sep 27, 2014
    artificial intelligence reloaded

  • You Can Be A Kernel Hacker - Fri, Sep 26, 2014
    Julia Evans talk from Strange Loop 2014

  • Joe Armstrong, Strange Loop 2014 - Sun, Sep 21, 2014
    joe armstrong talk

  • Kelsey Hightower on Kubernetes - Tue, Aug 12, 2014
    Kubernetes demo

  • K&R - Sun, Aug 10, 2014
    Kernighan

  • Is TLS Fast Yet? - Sat, Aug 9, 2014
    Ilya Grigorik on modern TLS practises

  • AWS VPC best practises - Sat, Jul 26, 2014
    vpc design in the aws cloud

  • Underwater Cables, 1939 - Sat, Jul 26, 2014
    old school AT&T video from 1939

  • Bruce Sterling on Smart City States - Mon, Jul 21, 2014
    Bruce Sterling on Smart City States

  • AirBnB story - Wed, Jul 9, 2014
    one of the AirBnB founders tells their origin

  • Aaron Swartz story - Sun, Jun 29, 2014
    Aaron Swartz story

  • Urban Giants - Thu, Jun 26, 2014
    short documentary on early NYC telecoms buildings

  • Eric Brewer on Container usage at Google - Sat, Jun 21, 2014
    container usage at google

  • Seymour Cray profile - Sat, Jun 21, 2014
    Seymour Cray profile

  • Solomon Hykes, Dockercon14 - Sat, Jun 21, 2014
    Solomon Hykes, Dockercon14

  • Deep Learning - Thu, Jun 19, 2014
    Adam Gibson gives an overview of deep learning and his deeplearning4j library

  • Brandon Philips, CoreOS - Mon, Jun 2, 2014
    brandonphilipscoreos

  • Dijkstra on Elegance - Mon, May 26, 2014
    dijkstra speaking about elegance

  • Rob Pike, Go Routines - Thu, May 22, 2014
    Rob Pike talking about Go Routines

  • James Mickens - Monitorama talk 2014 - Mon, May 19, 2014
    James Mickens - Monitorama talk 2014

  • Go For SysAdmins - Thu, May 15, 2014
    Go for sysadmins

  • Category Theory Intro - Sat, May 10, 2014
    category theory intro

  • Rob Pike, GopherCon 2014 Keynote - Fri, May 9, 2014
    rob pike keynote

  • Systems Architecture, Design, Engineering, and Verification - Tue, May 6, 2014
    ACM panel on Systems Engineering with Ken Thompson and Fernando J. Corbató

  • Born With Curiosity - Wed, Apr 23, 2014
    IndieGoGo campaign for Grace Hopper Movie

  • Wizard Book - Sun, Apr 13, 2014
    Video Lectures for SICP

  • BASIC at 50 - Mon, Apr 7, 2014
    The origins of BASIC and Time Sharing Systems

  • And It All Went Horribly Wrong - Fri, Apr 4, 2014
    Bryan Cantrill, VP Of Eng at Joyent on debugging Production Systems

  • James Gosling: Robots and Water and Whales - Fri, Mar 28, 2014
    James Gosling talks about his current position

  • Frank Quitely - Geek Hard - Sat, Mar 22, 2014
    10 min interview with Frank Quitely

  • B0ardcasts on Mixcloud - Tue, Mar 4, 2014
    mixcloud page for b0ardcasts

  • Tense Men - RNRFON - Tue, Mar 4, 2014
    tense men video for RNRFON

  • Y Combinator explained - Sat, Feb 22, 2014
    Jim Weirich explains the Y Combinator

  • Paul Phillips - Scala Heresies - Tue, Feb 18, 2014
    paul phillips dishing the dirt on scala

  • The B0ardcast Cometh - Sun, Feb 9, 2014
    new radio show - The B0ardcast

  • Code Rush - Fri, Feb 7, 2014
    Code Rush - 1999 Netscape Documentary

  • Bitchin' - Mac 128k - Fri, Jan 24, 2014
    teardown of the 30 year old Mac 128k

  • Oh yeah, Codetraxx - Tue, Jan 7, 2014
    codetraxx

  • The Cardb0ard Computer Scientists - Mon, Jan 6, 2014
    a wee slideshow of my cardb0ard computer scientists

  • Joshua Davis - Beyond Play - Mon, Jan 6, 2014
    joshua davis talking about his working process

  • Street Punk - Sat, Jan 4, 2014
    street punk trilogy from hunx

  • Stop Breaking The Web - Fri, Jan 3, 2014
    clientside mvc and routes

  • Better Vim With Damian Conway - Fri, Jan 3, 2014
    vim fun with conway

  • Acoustic Levitation - Fri, Jan 3, 2014
    acoustic levitation

  • Go Presentation - Mon, Dec 30, 2013
    walkthrough of building a Go Application

  • Computer Chess - Sun, Dec 29, 2013
    trailer for Computer Chess movie

  • The Arrival of UNIX in the UK - Tue, Dec 24, 2013
    70s Unix, UK

  • Ken Thompson, Cardboard Computer Scientist - Mon, Dec 23, 2013
    drawing of Ken Thompson on cardboard

  • Troubleshooting the JVM at Twitter - Mon, Dec 9, 2013
    twitter tools for profiling java performance

  • The B0ardside Top 13 records 2013 - Fri, Dec 6, 2013
    top records 2013

  • Consumer Drones Have Arrived (almost) - Mon, Dec 2, 2013
    amazon prime air

  • Micro Men - Sun, Dec 1, 2013
    The birth and death of the UK computer industry

  • Hugo A Go-Go - Sat, Nov 30, 2013
    a look into static site generators

  • substack beep boop - Fri, Oct 25, 2013
    substack beep boop

  • Apollo Computer - Fri, Sep 20, 2013
    Apollo Computer

  • Bret Victor - Future Of Programming - Thu, Aug 22, 2013
    Bret Victor - Future Of Programming

  • Computers For Cynics - Sun, Aug 11, 2013
    Computers For Cynics

  • Steve Souders on Cacheing - Mon, Jul 1, 2013
    Steve Souders on Cacheing

  • Old School - Fri, Jun 21, 2013
    Old School

  • Brendan Gregg, Linux Performance - Wed, Jun 12, 2013
    Brendan Gregg, Linux Performance

  • Search - not a solved problem - Wed, Jun 5, 2013
    Search - not a solved problem

  • Berkshelf - the missing piece - Wed, May 29, 2013
    Berkshelf - the missing piece

  • Mo' Chef Testing - Mon, May 27, 2013
    Mo' Chef Testing

  • Test-Driven Chef - Wed, May 15, 2013
    Test-Driven Chef

  • Netflix OSS - Sat, May 11, 2013
    Netflix OSS

  • jedberg talk at Airbnb - Wed, May 8, 2013
    jedberg talk at Airbnb

  • PostgreSQL on AWS - Wed, Apr 24, 2013
    PostgreSQL on AWS

  • Grizzled - Tue, Apr 9, 2013
    Grizzled

  • Gene Kim and Etsy - Tue, Apr 2, 2013
    Gene Kim and Etsy

  • PBS's Silicon Valley - Tue, Feb 12, 2013
    PBS's Silicon Valley

  • Etsy Scaling vid from 2011 - Thu, Jan 17, 2013
    Etsy Scaling vid from 2011

  • immutability - Thu, Jan 10, 2013
    immutability

  • JVM and GC Performance Tuning - Thu, Jan 3, 2013
    JVM and GC Performance Tuning

  • Usenix/Lisa 12 - Sun, Dec 16, 2012
    Usenix/Lisa 12

  • Food Fight Show on Chef Cookbook Best Practises - Mon, Nov 26, 2012
    Food Fight Show on Chef Cookbook Best Practises

  • Don't use nosql - Mon, Nov 5, 2012
    Don't use nosql;

  • Percona Table Checksum - Thu, Oct 11, 2012
    Percona Table Checksum

  • (short) history of DevOps - Sat, Sep 22, 2012
    (short) history of DevOps

  • The Unix Way - Wed, Sep 12, 2012
    The Unix Way

  • perl parp parp - Sun, Sep 2, 2012
    perl parp parp

  • The Coming War Over General-Purpose Computing - Thu, Aug 23, 2012
    The Coming War Over General-Purpose Computing

  • old school Mac design team - Thu, Aug 16, 2012
    old school Mac design team

  • Chef Lessons from Etsy - Sun, Aug 5, 2012
    Chef Lessons from Etsy

  • Sight Systems - Tue, Jul 31, 2012
    Sight Systems

  • webkit and chrome internals - Wed, Jul 25, 2012
    webkit and chrome internals

  • Leap Motion - Mon, Jul 16, 2012
    Leap Motion

  • scaling at dropbox - Mon, Jul 16, 2012
    scaling at dropbox

  • some fav Velocity talks - Mon, Jul 2, 2012
    some fav Velocity talks

  • The Ono-Sendai SLB-10 ORB system - Fri, Jun 29, 2012
    The Ono-Sendai SLB-10 ORB system

  • tcpdump patterns - Fri, Jun 29, 2012
    tcpdump patterns

  • Around the Earth in 200ms - Wed, Jun 20, 2012
    Around the Earth in 200ms

  • Allspaw on Anticipation - Mon, Jun 18, 2012
    Allspaw on Anticipation

  • 21st Century Internet - Wed, Jun 6, 2012
    21st Century Internet

  • Von Neumann and the Institute For Advanced Study - Sun, Jun 3, 2012
    Von Neumann and the Institute For Advanced Study

  • another cardboard computer scientist portrait - Thu, May 17, 2012
    another cardboard computer scientist portrait

  • hitchhikers guide to the googleverse - Thu, May 17, 2012
    hitchhikers guide to the googleverse

  • Backblaze - Wed, May 16, 2012
    Backblaze

  • Technology As Society's Engine - Thu, May 3, 2012
    Technology As Society's Engine

  • JVM tuning for VMs - Fri, Apr 13, 2012
    JVM tuning for VMs

  • The Networked City - Tue, Apr 10, 2012
    The Networked City

  • the real google eyed - Mon, Apr 9, 2012
    the real google eyed

  • going google eyed - Thu, Apr 5, 2012
    going google eyed

  • Puppet stages and APT - Tue, Apr 3, 2012
    Puppet stages and APT

  • the biology of code - Tue, Mar 27, 2012
    the biology of code

  • Claude Shannon and the Clams - Fri, Mar 16, 2012
    Claude Shannon and the Clams

  • The Information - Wed, Mar 14, 2012
    The Information

  • Like Treacle, Solving Perl Net::SFTP Slow Transfer Speeds - Sun, Feb 19, 2012
    Like Treacle, Solving Perl Net::SFTP Slow Transfer Speeds

  • building a DEB package from a perl script - Thu, Feb 16, 2012
    building a DEB package from a perl script

  • evolution of the cloud - Thu, Feb 2, 2012
    evolution of the cloud

  • Apple culture - Tue, Jan 31, 2012
    Apple culture

  • robot - Tue, Jan 24, 2012
    robot

  • a moose loose aboot this hoose - Tue, Jan 24, 2012
    a moose loose aboot this hoose

  • The Edge Question 2012 - Thu, Jan 19, 2012
    The Edge Question 2012

  • 1923 video of Einstein's Theory Of Relativity - Wed, Dec 28, 2011
    1923 video of Einstein's Theory Of Relativity

  • CPAN Diff script - Fri, Dec 16, 2011
    CPAN Diff script

  • bank robber, Moran Cerf - Fri, Dec 9, 2011
    bank robber, Moran Cerf

  • NeXT documentary - Thu, Dec 8, 2011
    NeXT documentary

  • puppet mastering - Sat, Dec 3, 2011
    puppet mastering

  • Bring the Noyce - Mon, Nov 14, 2011
    Bring the Noyce

  • the mysterious MegaCLI - Thu, Oct 27, 2011
    the mysterious MegaCLI

  • Gen Xen - Mon, Oct 10, 2011
    Gen Xen

  • physical internet - Mon, Oct 3, 2011
    physical internet

  • iperf and virtualisation and clouds and clouds - Mon, Sep 5, 2011
    iperf and virtualisation and clouds and clouds

  • Internets 1962 till now - Wed, Aug 10, 2011
    Internets 1962 till now

  • Vagrant and Chef setup - Fri, Aug 5, 2011
    Vagrant and Chef setup

  • Advanced Network Reconnaissance with Nmap 2006 - Thu, Aug 4, 2011
    Advanced Network Reconnaissance with Nmap 2006

  • Multicore UFOs - Mon, Jul 25, 2011
    Multicore UFOs

  • The Mother Of All Demos, 1968 - Mon, Jul 25, 2011
    The Mother Of All Demos, 1968

  • real-time stats > - Wed, Jul 20, 2011
    real-time stats >

  • mo' history lessons - Sat, Jul 9, 2011
    mo' history lessons

  • secret military history of Silicon Valley - Wed, Jun 29, 2011
    secret military history of Silicon Valley

  • The General and Logical Theory Of Automata' - Tue, Jun 28, 2011
    The General and Logical Theory Of Automata'

  • zettabytez - Fri, Jun 24, 2011
    zettabytez

  • Node.js - Fri, Jun 24, 2011
    Node.js

  • Physic Or Surgery. - Tue, Jun 14, 2011
    Physic Or Surgery.

  • 80s hair unixz - Sat, Jun 11, 2011
    80s hair unixz

  • Record Store Bot - Tue, May 24, 2011
    Record Store Bot

  • time travelling with Unix - Sun, May 1, 2011
    time travelling with Unix