This is my blog, filled with assorted, mostly technical poetry and prose. See my home page for more information about me.


Compromises of Free Software Funding

With software, either the users control the program…..

Growing Up to Free Software

I was a Wikipedia child…

Libreboot – Open Letter to the Free Software Community

To the free software community:

Over the past six months, the Libreboot project has been in a state of discord…

To the Boys Sitting Near Me in Class

You told a kid to kill herself…

A Week on the Other Side

One week ago, I came out to the world as a transgender woman in my piece, Life on the Other Side

Life on the Other Side

My name is Alyssa Anne Rosenzweig…

Blobless Linux on the Pi

Over winter break, I successfully modified Kristina Brook’s free Raspberry Pi firmware, a low-level program for hardware initialisation, which with my contributions is able to bring-up and boot a Linux kernel…

Philosophy from a Declarative World

After years of programming in imperative languages like C and functional languages like Scheme, you have to wonder if there is something better out there…

JavaScript Vanity

At the time of writing, my homepage is under one kilobyte gzipped…

Metaprogramming NES emulator with tosh

Over the summer, I wrote an NES emulator in Scratch…

Gunn Hacks 3.0 Post Mortem

Last weekend, nickolas360 and I participated in GunnHacks 3.0, a high-school hackathon in Palo Alto…

Solving BIT Magic

Static code recompilation is a fascinating problem, and largely an unsolved one, because in general it’s impossible – that’s about as hard as you can get…

Diversity at Bletchley Park

During World War II, Bletchley Park was the location of the Government Code and Cipher School (GC&CS), a secret facility ran by the British government to break the encrypted Axis communications (History of Bletchley Park), most famously, the Nazi Enigma cipher (Captain Ridley’s Shooting Party)…

Hello, World!

Hello, World! is a phrase uttered by many programmers, at a variety of times in their careers…

A Room

Segregated through a wall,
Triggers tears for fears of all…

Transphobic, Abusive Girlfriend – Dysphoria

I am a victim to her, my abuser…


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