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Assembly writer vs compiler in VLIW architecture

I read this sentence in a book: In VLIW architecture, the compiler/and or assembly writer chooses instructions that can be executed in parallel. What is the difference between assembly writer and ...
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Prove that the next multiple of 4 is obtained using the next formula

I was reading an assembly procedure that needed to align addresses on 4 bytes boundary for performance reasons so it has used the next statement that i formulated as a theorem to be proven. Let $s$ ...
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The instructions a Stack Machine has

Trying to figure out which instructions a stack machine has, and wanted to clarify / reassure that these are in fact all of them. push onto stack ...
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Explain in laymen terms - How do modern programs translate into machine code

I'm sure this will benefit anyone else on a computer science fundamentals back-fill journey.. I'm slowly learning Assembly and while I'm starting to understand the core of it (MOV, JUMP, etc) and can ...