@sir "Productivity per CPU cycle per Watt is the lowest it’s been in decades, and is orders of magnitude (plural) beneath its potential."
That's a metric I wouldn't mind seeing more often.
"The point is, if these numbers surprised you, then you should find out why! I’m a systems programmer — I want you to be interested in your systems! And if this surprises you, I wonder what else might…"
Delightfully savage. Thank you.
@sir I read your post, and then I see this: https://developers.slashdot.org/story/20/01/06/144239/mits-new-tool-predicts-how-fast-a-chip-can-run-your-code
Code complexity is so out of control we need *checks notes* artificial intelligence to understand it. Is that about right?
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