Archive for 2004

31.12.2004: Summary 2004
30.12.2004: gmails to give
29.12.2004: PAR/Parrot/JIT/native compilation
27.12.2004: serial port saga – a C++ implementation
24.12.2004: dissapointed with Perl
21.12.2004: motif – a painful experience
20.12.2004: Serial port monitor
19.12.2004: Book review: “A short history of nearly everything ” by Bill Bryson
19.12.2004: cold
15.12.2004: progress report
12.12.2004: threads, serial ports, kernel, emacs and other vegetables
09.12.2004: Lenovo Thinkpad ?
08.12.2004: success in battle against activeperl/minicpan
08.12.2004: rant about weather and perl
07.12.2004: minicpan
05.12.2004: Book review: “The Wedding” by Nicholas Sparks
03.12.2004: AI-ish attempt at teamsheet picking
29.11.2004: pc upgrade, winxp annoyance
28.11.2004: Book review: “A random walk down Wall Street” by B. Malkiel
26.11.2004: random stuff
22.11.2004: cheers to google
21.11.2004: “TPJ’s Computer Science & Perl Programming” ed. Jon Orwant
18.11.2004: more on P::RD and Scite scripting
17.11.2004: Perl scripting of Scite
17.11.2004: regex gotcha in P::RD
15.11.2004: considerations in MIXAL parsing
14.11.2004: pure delight !! (MIX byte code, debugger and other oddities)
12.11.2004: tools for single-person development
12.11.2004: Book review: “Dubliners” by James Joyce
11.11.2004: Book review: “Spanish with Michel Thomas” by Michel Thomas
11.11.2004: I don’t l like Perl’s OO…
09.11.2004: Book review: “VHDL Coding Styles …” by Ben Cohen
05.11.2004: Book review: “Signals and Systems, made ridiculously simple”
03.11.2004: a “reverse” caveat
01.11.2004: democracy
29.10.2004: vmware and the linux kernel
28.10.2004: good guys
28.10.2004: Book review: “Metamath: the quest for Omega” by G. Chaitin
26.10.2004: LF – CR/LF
26.10.2004: random stuff
24.10.2004: firefox
24.10.2004: a VHDL parser in Perl
22.10.2004: a tied hand
22.10.2004: example of a bad design
18.10.2004: and the eulogy was delivered by Perl
15.10.2004: random stuff
15.10.2004: different coding approaches
13.10.2004: Book review: “Diamond chariot” by Boris Akunin
08.10.2004: Book review: “Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid”
06.10.2004: random names generator
06.10.2004: dreadful clicks of death
05.10.2004: tech blogs in Spanish
03.10.2004: Book review: “Think and grow rich” by Napoleon Hill
01.10.2004: complying with -Wall -pedantic -ansi
29.09.2004: distributed learning of wxPerl
28.09.2004: forgoing work with wx: many installations
27.09.2004: making the first steps with wxPerl and PAR
27.09.2004: Accessible GUI development – call for ideas
26.09.2004: Book review: “Norwegian wood” by Haruki Murakami
23.09.2004: bugless coding style
21.09.2004: Book review: “Surely you’re joking, Mr. Feynman!”
20.09.2004: Book review: “Successful Lisp” by David Lamkins
17.09.2004: google AdSense anecdote on perl6 compiler list
15.09.2004: BlooP
15.09.2004: cosine of phi
13.09.2004: writing requirement docs
10.09.2004: back to the roots
10.09.2004: lord of the dance
10.09.2004: solution to the “math confusion”
09.09.2004: Book review: “The curious incident…” by Mark Haddon
08.09.2004: math confusion ?
06.09.2004: Book review: “Angels and Demons” by Dan Brown
06.09.2004: more gmail invitations available
03.09.2004: zone
31.08.2004: Gmail invitations ~!!
29.08.2004: Book review: “Don Quixote” by Miguel Cervantes
27.08.2004: a quote
25.08.2004: document cranking machine
24.08.2004: a quote
22.08.2004: some more observations on Ireland
20.08.2004: back from Ireland
11.08.2004: that’z it, i’m off
08.08.2004: Equality in Lisp
06.08.2004: another Lisp article done
06.08.2004: preparing to Ireland
05.08.2004: what’s up with the factorial ?
03.08.2004: back to lisp
02.08.2004: destination: Ireland
30.07.2004: short article on lambda
30.07.2004: a cool algorithm for counting ones in a bitstring
30.07.2004: hacker (un)hobbies
30.07.2004: lambda²
29.07.2004: Book review: “Technical Analysis …” by J. Murphy
29.07.2004: stock market
20.07.2004: interesting (uber-geeky) quote
20.07.2004: controlling an osciloscope with VB
18.07.2004: c/c++ annoyance – unsigned iteration
16.07.2004: Book review: “Fool’s experience or the key to enlightens” by
16.07.2004: RSS feed/reader
15.07.2004: “I’m feeling lucky” IS useful
09.07.2004: parallel programming
09.07.2004: distant job offer
08.07.2004: Book review: “Getting things done” by David Allen
27.06.2004: argh
25.06.2004: Book review: “My family right or wrong” by Ephraim Kishon
20.06.2004: gmail
18.06.2004: back to geekiness: hash_map
16.06.2004: Book review: “Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance” by Robert Pirsig
15.06.2004: yahoo mailbox increase
08.06.2004: Book review: “Extreme Programming explained” by Kent Beck
04.06.2004: annoying stock market commentaries
04.06.2004: recalling DSP
03.06.2004: interviewing again, a little different this time
01.06.2004: nostalgic…
30.05.2004: Book review: “The power of your subconscious mind” by Murphy
28.05.2004: bootstrapping parsers
27.05.2004: troy
25.05.2004: Solving problem 1131
25.05.2004: 1136 solved
25.05.2004: more thoughts on previous problem
25.05.2004: BST – postorder, reversed postorder
21.05.2004: ACM programming problems solving
18.05.2004: Book review: “Efficient C++: Performance Programming Techniques” by Bulka & Mayhew
17.05.2004: soldering
14.05.2004: making sense of pointers
13.05.2004: amazon – i’m impressed
12.05.2004: the rule of 72
11.05.2004: is “meta programming” the answer ?
09.05.2004: Book review: “High st@kes, no prisoners” by Charles Ferguson
07.05.2004: journal birthday !
05.05.2004: a roulette paradox
04.05.2004: is this the sign of ultimate geekiness ?
02.05.2004: 118-74, Maccabi Tel Aviv are European champions !!
01.05.2004: Book review: “The Odyssey” by Homer
27.04.2004: Book review: “Free to choose” by Milton and Rose Friedman
26.04.2004: tasks that stick
21.04.2004: dog haircut
21.04.2004: a problem, two tricks – almost a solution
15.04.2004: Book review: “The art of UNIX programming” by Eric Raymond
11.04.2004: compiling gcc
03.04.2004: vacation
02.04.2004: outsourcing is good – a thought experiment
31.03.2004: Book review: “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald
28.03.2004: .NET looks nice
27.03.2004: Quote
26.03.2004: Book review: “The Flanders Panel” by Arturo Perez Reverte
19.03.2004: Book review: “Resurrection” by Leo Tolstoy
19.03.2004: lots of books = good
17.03.2004: communication with a serial port
17.03.2004: “Programming Embedded systems in C and C++” by Michael Barr
15.03.2004: programming geek – EE geek
12.03.2004: conversion tools that don’t scale
12.03.2004: hmm… my last post was prophetic
08.03.2004: nasdaq and friends
08.03.2004: my articles published at GameDev
07.03.2004: Book review: “Who moved my cheese” by Spencer Johnson
05.03.2004: story with a moral for stock trading
05.03.2004: projects at work always turn bigger than expected
03.03.2004: solution to yesterday’s problem
02.03.2004: a freaky bug involving g++ and ^M
01.03.2004: Book review: “Living to tell the tale” by Gabriel G. Marquez
01.03.2004: the spring is here
26.02.2004: printing books with less paper
20.02.2004: Book review: “Code complete” by Steve McConnell
19.02.2004: Book review: “Hidden order …” by David Friedman
18.02.2004: perl annoyance
13.02.2004: dealing with a wide range of things
13.02.2004: Jamca part 3 released
10.02.2004: using Perl and VB to make windows development easier
10.02.2004: what’s that Orkut thing, anyway ?
09.02.2004: the Jamca chess programming tutorial/project begins
08.02.2004: technical analysis – a critical look
06.02.2004: 64 bit types on 32 bit machines
03.02.2004: Jamca
29.01.2004: Parse::RecDescent vs. YACC
27.01.2004: Book review: “Moby Dick” by Herman Melville
23.01.2004: deep signal comparison, memoization
20.01.2004: Book review: “The Fountainhead” by Ayn Rand
19.01.2004: The Jotto word game – analysis and a Perl implementation
18.01.2004: Book review: “Peopleware” by DeMarco and Lister
15.01.2004: lotsa code
12.01.2004: perl certifications
09.01.2004: thoughts on offshoring
08.01.2004: remembrance of things past
07.01.2004: spam-filters on output
07.01.2004: when it’s your first day at work
06.01.2004: quote
06.01.2004: Book review: “How to read a book” by M. Adler, C. Van Doren
02.01.2004: Table in Perl::Tk