The Adventures of OS: Making a RISC-V Operating System using Rust

How to Test a Quantum Program?

Back to the '70s with Serverless

Issue #50


A Byte of Coding Issue #50
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The Adventures of OS: Making a RISC-V Operating System using Rust

Published: 26 September 2020
Tags: rust

RISC-V is one of the few (if not the only) open source instruction set architectures, and was created by academics to be viable for education, research, and practical use. In this series of articles, Stephen Marz gives a detailed outline with instruction on creating your own operating system with Rust and RISC-V.

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How to Test a Quantum Program?

Published: 21 December 2020
Tags: quantum computing

Us measly mortals dabbling in the realm of classical computing take it for granted the number of resources available to us for debugging. Unfortunately, that's not the case in the world of quantum computing, where just measuring the system's state cause it to collapse into only one of its superpositions. In this article, Gushu Li, Li Zhou, Nengkun Yu, Yufei Ding, Mingsheng Ying, and Yuan Xie describe a new system for asserting the "correctness" of a quantum program and the difficulties of implementation.

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Back to the '70s with Serverless

Published: 18 December 2020
Tags: history, rant

I'll be straight up and say this is a bit of a rant, but Cees de Groot brings up some good points about unnecessary complexity in software. Cees basically makes the point that the complexity of serverless isn't really worth it, and that having non-instant feedback makes development slow.

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