A brief look into run-length encoding, one of the data compression techniques that is easiest to understand, and permeates many modern applications.
A brief overview of the origins, history and fate of the Philips P2000T computer, as well as my experiences with this fantastic icon of the eighties.
“I was recently at a demonstration of walking robots, and you know what? The organizers had spent a good deal of time preparing everything the day before. However, in the evening the cleaners had come to polish the floor. When the robots started, during the real demonstration the next morning, they had a lot of… [Continue Reading]