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What's your favourite IT targeted TV show?

Survey period: 3 Aug 2020 to 10 Aug 2020

If yours isn't in the list add it as a comment.

OptionVotes% 
Mr Robot598.18
Silicon Valley618.46
Black Mirror537.35
Westworld669.15
Betas20.28
The IT Crowd15120.94
Scorpion182.50
Bonus:The X-Files425.83
I don't watch TV20928.99
Other (please comment)608.32



 
General28% developer (those who code) don't watch TV Pin
Anurag Gandhi8-Aug-20 0:23
professionalAnurag Gandhi8-Aug-20 0:23 
GeneralAdvice for those who "don't watch TV" Pin
Patrice T6-Aug-20 9:58
mvePatrice T6-Aug-20 9:58 
GeneralOther - Person of Interest Pin
Marc Clifton5-Aug-20 4:45
mvaMarc Clifton5-Aug-20 4:45 
GeneralRe: Other - Person of Interest Pin
Gary R. Wheeler7-Aug-20 13:47
MemberGary R. Wheeler7-Aug-20 13:47 
Generalh&cf Pin
thewazz4-Aug-20 10:53
professionalthewazz4-Aug-20 10:53 
GeneralRe: h&cf Pin
Gary R. Wheeler7-Aug-20 13:55
MemberGary R. Wheeler7-Aug-20 13:55 
Old war stories:

Early versions of the 8085 microprocessor (late 1970's to early 80's) had an undocumented opcode that folks called HCF: Halt and Catch Fire. The processor would stop executing code and would begin outputting an incrementing value on the address bus at the processor clock speed. IIRC you had to remove power from the chip to stop it. I don't think interrupts or the reset line were effective at that point.

Interestingly, PDP-11 assembly language had a more-or-less documented version. I don't remember the mnemonic, but the essence of the instruction was to get the word at the program counter, auto-decrement the program counter, write the word to the address in the program counter, and jump there. The end result was a single instruction that would copy itself to the previous word in memory and jump there.
Software Zen: delete this;

GeneralThe District Pin
Bob@work4-Aug-20 7:50
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GeneralOther Pin
jackbrownii4-Aug-20 6:14
professionaljackbrownii4-Aug-20 6:14 
GeneralRe: Other Pin
Daniel T Barnett4-Aug-20 7:00
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GeneralRe: Other Pin
billthi74-Aug-20 11:52
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GeneralDevs Pin
Richard Deeming4-Aug-20 3:59
mveRichard Deeming4-Aug-20 3:59 
GeneralI dont watch tv Pin
mirdana4-Aug-20 3:21
Membermirdana4-Aug-20 3:21 
GeneralShows need for more shows Pin
Eek Ten Bears4-Aug-20 1:06
MemberEek Ten Bears4-Aug-20 1:06 
GeneralHalt and Catch Fire PinPopular
dannette3-Aug-20 12:11
Memberdannette3-Aug-20 12:11 
GeneralRe: Halt and Catch Fire Pin
Ravi Bhavnani3-Aug-20 17:26
professionalRavi Bhavnani3-Aug-20 17:26 
GeneralRe: Halt and Catch Fire Pin
Ed(Member 1767792)4-Aug-20 8:37
MemberEd(Member 1767792)4-Aug-20 8:37 
GeneralThe Big Bang Theory??? Pin
Fred Kreppert3-Aug-20 7:21
MemberFred Kreppert3-Aug-20 7:21 
GeneralRe: The Big Bang Theory??? Pin
iskSYS3-Aug-20 22:11
professionaliskSYS3-Aug-20 22:11 
GeneralRe: The Big Bang Theory??? Pin
Fabio Franco3-Aug-20 23:59
professionalFabio Franco3-Aug-20 23:59 
GeneralNo tv. Pin
Ron Anders3-Aug-20 3:53
MemberRon Anders3-Aug-20 3:53 
GeneralHalt and catch fire Pin
den2k883-Aug-20 3:09
professionalden2k883-Aug-20 3:09 
GeneralRe: Halt and catch fire Pin
Ravi Bhavnani3-Aug-20 17:27
professionalRavi Bhavnani3-Aug-20 17:27 
GeneralThe Usual: missing answer Pin
W Balboos, GHB3-Aug-20 1:32
mveW Balboos, GHB3-Aug-20 1:32 
GeneralRe: The Usual: missing answer Pin
Nelek3-Aug-20 3:07
protectorNelek3-Aug-20 3:07 
GeneralThe IT Crowd Pin
Vikram A Punathambekar3-Aug-20 1:24
MemberVikram A Punathambekar3-Aug-20 1:24 

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