Sunday, April 21, 2024

story: Micro-Soft

another excellent podcast story

 Microsoft: The Complete History and Strategy @Acquired Podcast

...The company that invented the software business model. The company that so thoroughly and completely dominated every conceivable competitor that the United States government intervened and kneecapped it… yet it’s STILL the most valuable company in the world today.

Congress changing copyright law in 1980 to include “computer programs”


MIT license, X86 assembly
This repo contains the original source-code and compiled binaries for MS-DOS v1.25 and MS-DOS v2.0, plus the source-code for MS-DOS v4.00 jointly developed by IBM and Microsoft.

Mojo in Docker container on Windows

How to install Mojo🔥locally using Docker | by Aleksandr Mironov | MediumMojo is one of the newest programming languages first introduced in 2023
Mojo combines the usability of Python with the performance of C, unlocking unparalleled programmability of AI hardware and extensibility of AI models.

looks like Python, just 1000x faster!
but it does not run on Windows directly, yet
It can in Docker container though

Xanonymous-GitHub/mojo-docker: The dockerfile for using mojo.

Get started with Mojo🔥 | Modular Docs

Mojo🔥 | Modular Docs

Mojo Developer Console

Mojo is not available for Windows, but you can use it on a Linux container or remote system. Here's one way you can do that with WSL2

:Install VS Code, the WSL extension, and the Mojo extension.
Install Ubuntu 22.04 for WSL and open it.
In the Ubuntu terminal, install the Modular CLI:

curl -s | sh - modular auth

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Install the Mojo SDK:

modular install mojo

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Open the Ubuntu workspace in VS Code with this:

code .

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Get started with Hello World!