Archive for May, 2011

Date: May 17th, 2011
Cate: Geekism

NO WAY

This is completely insane. I mean I get the whole “Turing Equivalence” thing, but still. Fabrice Bellard, who has written some pretty important bits of computing infrastructure, has created a fully functional x86 emulator in JavaScript! It boots up Linux and lands you at a root prompt. There’s even a compiler – and Emacs! It runs pretty well for me, with Chrome 11 on a Windows i7 laptop.

Date: May 8th, 2011
Cate: Regular
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Joe Wong!

We randomly caught Joe Wong on Dave some time ago, “LOL”ed, and have been following his appearances ever since. Judy somehow knew he was doing a charity show in Rhode Island tonight, so we went! All new (to us) material and as you can see we even got to meet him after the show.

Here’s that first appearance on Dave that we liked so much: