Four short links: 8 September 2011

Periodic Table of the Opcodes, Markov Monopoly, Retro DOS Gaming, and Globe Dating

  1. x86 Opcode Sheet (PDF) — I love instruction set charts, they’re the periodic table of opcodes. Just as the table of elements makes visually apparent the regular construction and common properties of the elements, so to do these charts convey the regular construction and common behaviour of the opcodes. (via programming.reddit)
  2. Monopoly as a Markov Chain — see the probability of being on any given square after a given move. (via Joe Johnston)
  3. BoxerApp — package old DOS games for your Mac.
  4. How Old Is Your Globe? — determine the age of your globe from the no-longer-existant countries it contains. (via Richard Soderberg)
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