Larry's Notebook

June 2, 2014

Recent Readings: 2014 Week 22

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
– Maya Angelou

Map of the fifteen node ARPANET in 1971, redrawn by Janet Abbate from Bolt, Beranek and Newman’s original.


Off Hours


May 30, 2014

Recent Readings: 2014 Week 13

Everything Will Be Alright*

Working for a Living:


Not Working as Designed:

January 31, 2014

Recent Readings: 2014 Week 4

Society and Policy:



Embedded Development:

October 11, 2013

Recent Readings Week 41

Filed under: embedded systems, FPGA, hacker culture, networks, professional — larryang @ 2:08 PM

Social Implications of Technology




July 11, 2013

Recent Readings Week 21

Filed under: Agile, embedded systems, engineering, professional, wireless — larryang @ 1:50 PM

Antisoldering: How to Fix Your Mistakes and Salvage Free Parts




March 29, 2013

Bell Labs Tribute to Dennis Ritchie – YouTube

Filed under: C/C++, engineering, professional — Tags: , — larryang @ 1:04 PM


Bell Labs Tribute to Dennis Ritchie is the video from Dennis Ritchie Day at Bell Labs: The Lasting Legacy of Dennis Ritchie: The Impact of Software on Society.

The agenda:

  • Al Aho, original member of the Bell Labs Computer Systems Lab where UNIX and the C programming language were invented. He co-authored the AWK programming language and is currently Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University;
  • Brian Kernighan, original member of the Computer Systems team who co-authored the C programming language book with Ritchie; he is currently Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University;
  • Doug McIlroy, who led the Computer Systems Lab, and is currently Professor of Computer Science, Dartmouth College;
  • David Patterson, Professor of Computer Science, U.C. Berkeley, where he led the design and implementation of RISC I (Reduced Instruction Set Computer); and
  • Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google, Inc. Schmidt co-authored the lex analysis software program for UNIX.

January 9, 2012

IEEE – E-Book Classics for IEEE Members

Filed under: professional — larryang @ 11:39 AM

IEEE – E-Book Classics for IEEE Members.

IEEE members now have access to more than 260 eBooks from the IEEE Press collection through IEEE Xplore. The eBook collection spans a number of today’s technologies across 15 different content areas, and includes:

practical handbooks;
introductory and advanced texts;
reference works;
professional books.

This collection of eBooks is offered to members at no additional cost. Newer eBooks will be added every year.

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