Questions concerning low-level aspects of a system: programming close to the underlying details and hardware.

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Which languages are used today for low-level programming? [closed]

When I hear low-level programming, such as for drivers, embedded systems, operating systems, etc., I immediately think about C and perhaps C++. But mainly C. But what other languages are also used ...
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Low level programming - what's in it for me?

For years I have considered digging into what I consider "low level" languages. For me this means C and assembly. However I had no time for this yet, nor has it EVER been neccessary. Now because I ...
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Is a degree needed for low-level/embedded programming jobs? [on hold]

I know that it is possible to get into software development without a degree in computer science, but is it possible (or rather, common) to be able to get an embedded programming job without the ...