October 2023

ActiveMQ/Artemis or Kafka for Java messaging?

ActiveMQ and Kafka are both open-source, Java-based, message brokers with applications in inter-process communication. But can they be used interchangeably?

Categories: middleware

They don't make them like that any more: the slide rule

This simple analog computer has served humanity for more than four centuries. Shouldn't we try to preserve it?

Categories: mathematics, TDMTLTAM