2-4 October 2019
Concordia University Conference Centre
America/New_York timezone

Witchcraft Secrets from a Reverse Engineer

4 Oct 2019, 10:45
45m
Concordia University Conference Centre

Concordia University Conference Centre

1450 Guy St. Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3H 0A1
Talk (full slot) (closed) Main Track

Speaker

Alyssa Rosenzweig (Panfrost / Collabora)

Description

Thousands of moons ago, an obscure magical art developed by the Magic Resistance beneath the disquieting tides of the Magilectric Revolution: reverse-engineering... Some refuse to acknowledge its existence. Some mistakenly believe it a form of witchcraft or dark magic, entranced by its binary spells and shadowy hexes. The outer world rarely catches more than a glimpse of these powerful mages, for each youngling learns from an elder reverse-engineer, under a non-existent disclosure agreement, knowledged memcpy'd straight to their brains. A write-only memory spell ensured total secrecy of the art form... until today. Learn the exploits of a young mage and her memory restoration spell. Registers and secrets spilled in this magilectric adventure.

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GSoC, EVoC or Outreachy No

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