[libre-riscv-dev] Introducing Myself

Jacob Lifshay programmerjake at gmail.com
Wed Jun 5 21:02:55 BST 2019

On Wed, Jun 5, 2019, 12:29 Tobias Platen <hacks2019 at platen-software.de>

> Hello list

> I have been reading this list since early 2019. I am a backer of the
> EOMA68 Crowdsupply campaign working on a port of GNU GUIX to the Libre
> Tea Computer Card in my spare time.
> While studiying at the University of Applied Sciences in Giessen,
> Germany I implemented a small processor and a graphical display on an
> FPGA. My Bachelor thesis was
> about implementing a cache for that processor.


> While working on that
> project I was reading the book Computer Architecture: a Quantitative
> Approach by David Patterson and John Hennessy.
I have that book somewhere, I read it several times a few years ago, then
it mysteriously hid somewhere during a move. I hear they made a new edition
based on RISC-V!

> While working towards my Master thesis I learned Python, which is now
> one of my preferred programming languages.
> I also learned how to program in functional languages, including Scala
More evidence that Scala's not that hard :)

> and Lisp at that time.
Hope you didn't wear out your parenthesis keys :)

Jacob Lifshay

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