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Jack Ganssle

Facile software

The push for more STEM education is fantastic. And awful. Virtually every reader of this column is well-educated and knows a lot about math, science…

What we’ve saved

I spent many years living aboard various boats, and a year living in a VW microbus back when hair was long and not yet grayed….

ESC Boston 2016

Boston’s Embedded Systems Conference last week may have been smaller than in its heyday, but there were a number of interesting exhibitors and talks. There’s…

Fixing C

If you’re an old-timer you’ve probably written code in a large number of languages that have many different underlying philosophies. Have you used Perl? That’s…

Getting started

What got you into this field? Was it a random choice on entering college, or something more primal? I used to pound nails into boards,…

On names

The Linux printk function has a number of logging levels, which include KERN_EMERG, KERN_ERR and others. What, exactly, does EMERG mean? Emergency? Emerging? Emergent? The…