[Nottingham] [Social] *TODAY* 8:30pm Thursday 12/11/2020: Surfing a New Age!

Vadim Mankevich vadim at mankevich.co.uk
Mon Nov 16 18:03:21 UTC 2020

Martin,Since you've included a couple of youtube links I'd like to applaud github's resolution of youtube-dl. They actually sided with free software developers and pledged to create a legal support fund!https://github.blog/2020-11-16-standing-up-for-developers-youtube-dl-is-back/Keep piping those videos from youtube-dl to your favourite video player!--vadim at mankevich.co.uk PGP key fingerprint0xC046022A3A91455AF0C9BB2404BF882B1905C772Retrieve from hkps://pgp.mit.eduor https://keybase.io/vmankevich ---- On Sat, 14 Nov 2020 19:56:33 +0000  nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk  wrote ----Folks,( pt.2: )>> *TODAY* 8:30pm Thursday 12/11/2020 (That's 8:30pm _GMT_  )>>>> NLUG 'Social': *Surfing a New Age* !>> To briefly recap some of the topic links we covered:>> (In whatever random order  )A few other bits mentioned were:Matrix 4 (due end 2021?...)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Matrix_4Intel Discloses 40 More Security Advisories - [including] PLATYPUS...https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Intel-40-More-Playpus"40 security advisories... addressing 95 vulnerabilities. ... relatingto the Converged Security and Management Engine (CSME) as well as theIntel Wireless Bluetooth support -- including a "critical" vulnerabilitythat could lead to escalation of privileges via the LAN. [And CPUs]...""PLATYPUS can be exploited to break Intel SGX Enclaves, thwart KernelAddress Space Layout Randomization (KASLR), attacking AES, etc."Intel Releases New Processor Microcode For Security Advisories, CPU Bugshttps://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Intel-20201110-Microcode"... also a number of "functional issue" updates around CPU bugsspanning [multiple] generations..."What can you do with the PCIe x 1 on Raspberry Pi CM4 IO boardhttps://www.seeedstudio.com/blog/2020/11/03/what-can-you-do-with-the-pcie-x-1-on-raspberry-pi-cm4-io-board-m/And there's some very tantalising close attempts for getting GPUs towork on the CM4 PCIe... More code tweaks needed... ;-)Have fun!Cheers,Martin> Ya cannae take the logarithm of a negative number!> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logarithm>> Raspberry Pi 400: the $70 desktop PC> https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-400-the-70-desktop-pc/>> SpiNNaker (Spiking Neural Network Architecture)> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpiNNaker>> SpiNNaker: 1 million core neuromorphic platform> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3MlOAru6Qk>> Human Brain Project> Advances in neuromorphic computing technology> Steve Furber, The University of Manchester> (Introducing SpiNNaker2)> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvlKVrvtcx4>> Unix time> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unix_time>> Julian day> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_day>> Covert Bombe> https://www.bad-dog-designs.co.uk/contemporary-clocks/bombe/>> Nixie Tube Clocks - DIY Gallery> https://www.bad-dog-designs.co.uk/submitted/>> OpenWrt on Raspberry Pi> https://openwrt.org/toh/raspberry_pi_foundation/raspberry_pi>> Raspberry Pi PoE> https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/poe-hat/?resellerType=home>> SpaceX at Boca Chica> https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/tag/boca-chica/>>> And... Basic, Compilers, p-code, 3d graphics...>> p-code> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bytecode>> WebAssembly> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebAssembly>> And whatever else?-- Nottingham mailing listNottingham at mailman.lug.org.ukhttps://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/nottingham
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