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Get started with Google Go in Azure

For a language that’s designed for systems-level programming, the Google Go language (Golang) is surprisingly popular. Designed by many of the original C designers, it’s gained a reputation as a tool for developing low-level systems, including many used on Azure. 119 more words


What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing

According to Gartner, by 2021, 40 percent of IT staff will be “versatilists,” holding multiple roles. Moreover, most of these roles will be business-related, rather than technology-related, it predicts. 74 more words


Why Microsoft Still has a Strong Mobile Strategy

By Jeffery Lewis

February 2018

The title of this article seems absurd on the surface, especially since Microsoft just announced last October that Windows 10 Mobile will be discontinued. 3,229 more words

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Made it Fit

This is a Digium card, clearly intended for a 1U or ATX case. One of my goals is to reduce the number of high speed fans in the lab, so I repurposed my Lanner chassis. 42 more words


Author Brian Dear talks about the amazing PLATO computing system

Before Xerox Parc there was PLATO. This amazing computing system came to life in 1960 and by the 1970s was running a number of graphical terminals well before the rise of Xerox PARC and the Alto. 108 more words


RAIN and WebAssembly

While reading a recent Mozilla blog post it occurred to me that several of the challenges described in the post overlap with common challenges faced by high-performance computing clusters. 641 more words