Yaman Umuroglu

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Transistor – Part 1: Democracy’s Mediocrity & Elitism’s Dangers

Two main threads run through Transistor: the personal, private, intimate storyline centred on Red, and the socio-political focus of the arc involving …

Learn to read Russian in 15 minutes (Is this real life?)

Available on iOS & Android only.<p>Tag<p>This is sensitive<p>Attribute original poster<p>We remove posts that include copyright or trademark infringement. If …

Wrap Your Head Around This One: Potentially Immortal Bacteria That Eat Electricity and Could Become Living Batteries

One of the stranger (and little known) facts of nature is that our living cells are electric, or can carry electricity. Every thought, feeling and …

OpenRISC health report April 2014

About once a year, I'm at some conference to present the OpenRISC project for a new audience. One part of the presentation is often a quick rundown …

4Chan'dan Tiksinmemin Doruklarındayım, Anonim Linç Mantığına Selam Olsun

Zoe Quinn olayını takip ediyor musunuz? Öncesindeki Anita Sarkeesian olaylarından haberiniz var mı? Peki dün gece gerçekleşen ve adı “the fappening” …

22 Ways Drones Will Change Our World - for DIY community feedback/ideas

10 Scientific Images That Changed How We Looked at the World

The most important images in history<p>Whether it was a drawing or photograph, these images changed the course of human understanding, and science itself, forever.

The Zynq Book: Free PDF or $27 paper version. Your choice. Get them here

The Zynq Book is finally ready! More than 400 pages of careful tutorial written by Louise Crockett, Ross Elliot, Martin Enderwitz, and Robert Stewart …

A series of 42 lectures on sparse matrix algorithms. Covers material from my...

A series of 42 lectures on sparse matrix algorithms. Covers material from my book, "Direct Methods for Sparse Linear Systems", published by SIAM ( …

Colorful Pipes In The Dalles

These pipes carry water in and out of Google's The Dalles, Ore., data center. The blue pipes supply cold water and the red pipes return the warm water back to be cooled.

Eastern Oregon

A successful Git branching model

In this post I present the development model that I’ve introduced for some of my projects (both at work and private) about a year ago, and which has …

Software Development

40 Most Bloodcurdling Chinese Mistranslations Ever! Warning: You Will Laugh To Death!

Chinese, or more specifically Mandarin, is nowadays the most spoken language in the world with around 2 billion speakers. English on the other hand, …

Editor's blog: I am sexist

Are you sexist? I am.<p>This is a realisation that has slowly dawned on me over the last few years. Without really meaning to do so, I have been going …

ODTÜ 2013 Mezuniyetindeki En Anlamlı 77 Gezi Pankartı #DirenDarwin

ODTÜ’nün mezuniyetlerindeki pankartlar her zaman taşı gediğine oturtan cinsten olmuştur. Gezi Parkı eylemleri için hazırlananlar da vurduğu yerde iz …

Planning for Post Moore's Law

In this video from Hot Chips 25, Dr. Robert Colwell of DARPA delivers an insightful overview on the “looming issue” that is the death of Moore’s law. …

The Five Biggest Threats To Human Existence

The big and bad crises that could wipe out humanity<p>In the daily hubbub of current “crises” facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 years from now, but 1,000 or 10,000 years from now. I use the word “hope” because we face risks, …

Collision of Two Worlds

We are always trying to make machines that think faster. Before we finish building computers that can solve the last generation of problems, our …

Parallelism

The Fermi Paradox: Where the Hell Are the Other Earths?

Everyone feels something when they're in a really good starry place a really good starry place on a really good starry night and they look up and see …

Planetary Habitability

Så frøene nå hvis du vil kickstarte hagesesongen

- Den norske sommeren er kort. Noen blomster og planter har så lang veksttid at de må sås innendørs for å rekke å blomstre eller gi avling før høsten …

As Moore's Law Slows, Open Hardware Rises

At 8-years old, Andrew "Bunnie" Huang appreciated the fact that his Apple II came with schematics and source code because it allowed him to figure …

Hello, JIT World: The Joy of Simple JITs

This is a demonstration of how simple and enjoyable small JITs (just-in-time compilers) can be. The word "JIT" tends to invoke an image of deepest …

Technology, Engineering, and Science News

De som er opptatt av boikott, har mistet gangsynet

Debatten om akademisk og kulturell boikott av Israel er tiltagende flere steder i verden.<p>I 2010 sa Universitetet i Oslo nei til innføring av en …

Sjekk den kanadiske ingeniørens «guide til nordmenn

Et av resultatene av lønnsoppgjøret mellom Fellesforbundet og Norsk Industri er sterke forpliktelser fra regjeringen om fagopplæring og om …