" You will find to the left of the House of Hades
And by the side thereof standing
a white cypress.
To this spring approach not near.
But you shall find another,
from the lake of Memory
Cold water flowing forth, and there are
guardians before it.
Say, 'I am a child of Earth and starry Heaven;
But my race is of Heaven alone.
This you know yourselves.
But I am parched with thirst and I perish.
Give me quickly
The cold water flowing forth
from the lake of Memory.' "
"The supervisory read-only memory (SROM)
in question is a region of proprietary code
that runs when the chip starts up,
and in privileged mode."
— Elliot Williams at Hackaday , March 4, 2017,
"Reading the Unreadable SROM"
From a reply to a comment on the above story —
"You are singing a very fearful and oppressive tune.
You ought to try to get it out of your head."
A perhaps less oppressive tune —
Related scene —
Richard Kiley in "Blackboard Jungle," 1955:
See also the Go chip in this journal.