Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Fuchsia OS

 Google finally starts pushing the new Fuchsia OS for the first-gen Nest Hub - Gizmochina

Google first commenced development of the Fuchsia OS in 2016, an open-source operating system that is distinctively not based on the Linux kernel, one major distinguishing feature from the Android OS. Instead of the Linux kernel, the OS is based on a microkernel called Zircon.

Fuchsia is an open-source capability-based operating system developed by Google. It first became known to the public when the project appeared on a self hosted form of git in August 2016 without any official announcement. The name means "Pink + Purple = Fuchsia (a new Operating System)",[2] which is a reference to Pink (Apple's first effort at an object-oriented, microkernel-based operating system) and Purple (the original iPhone's codename).[3] In contrast to prior Google-developed operating systems such as Chrome OS and Android, which are based on the Linux kernel, Fuchsia is based on a new kernel called Zircon. After years of development, Fuchsia was officially released to the public on the first-generation Google Nest Hub, replacing its original Cast OS.

Unicode: Chess

chess is supported in many popular fonts

Chess symbols in Unicode - Wikipedia

NameSymbolCode pointHTML (decimal)HTML (hex)
white chess kingU+2654♔♔
white chess queenU+2655♕♕
white chess rookU+2656♖♖
white chess bishopU+2657♗♗
white chess knightU+2658♘♘
white chess pawnU+2659♙♙
black chess kingU+265A♚♚
black chess queenU+265B♛♛
black chess rookU+265C♜♜
black chess bishopU+265D♝♝
black chess knightU+265E♞♞
black chess pawn♟︎U+265F♟♟

 GitHub - hauva69/chess-unicode: Unicode characters for chess.