Speculating about SteamOS

It’s been a tremendously long time since any new content appeared here (I’ve even been considering shutting this web log down) but today I find myself eager to share some thoughts! What could stir me from my slumber? Somewhat surprisingly I find myself uncharacteristically excited about a gaming platform and, as I no longer share… Continue reading Speculating about SteamOS

Interesting OS tidbits

Spent some time on Sunday reading about various operating systems. Fun things learnt: 1. /proc (procfs), as a concept, originated from Plan 9. 2. Windows NT‘s kernel is a microkernel, just like Minix and Hurd. Well, not just like. NT isn’t a pure microkernel, but I had no idea it even used some microkernel concepts.… Continue reading Interesting OS tidbits