Notes for 6 Apr 2020

It may be 8 years old, but Jason Fried’s give it five minutes is still a must read.

It has been several years since I’ve helped out with SETI or any other distributed computing project. [email protected] recently announced it’s running a number of projects to help understand SARS-CoV-2 / Covid-19 so I’ve gladly contributed my spare CPU (and GPU!) time to help.

Boeing 787s must be turned off and on every 51 days to prevent ‘misleading data’ being shown to pilots. This is a bit better than Airbus’s similar bug that needed a power cycle every 149 hours

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