Archive for 2008

30.12.2008: operation “Cast Lead” in the Gaza strip
30.12.2008: Summary 2008
26.12.2008: Book review: “The Third Chimpanzee” by Jared Diamond
26.12.2008: Solution to the RC circuit puzzle
22.12.2008: An RC circuit puzzle
20.12.2008: Writing a game in Python with Pygame. Part II
19.12.2008: Book review: “Border Crosser” by Avner Shur
18.12.2008: Bird-watching in Agmon Ha-Hula
13.12.2008: Writing a game in Python with Pygame. Part I
13.12.2008: lets let’s its it’s
09.12.2008: Bug in Python’s difflib module ?
09.12.2008: Book review: “East of Eden” by John Steinbeck
06.12.2008: Book review: “Beginning game development with Python and Pygame” by Will McGugan
04.12.2008: The economic crash and free markets
02.12.2008: Posting mathematical formulae in a WordPress blog
02.12.2008: Book review: “Philosophy: Who Needs It” by Ayn Rand
28.11.2008: A Python replacement for PHP software ?
28.11.2008: Book review: “Jewish children” by Sholem Aleichem
25.11.2008: Book review: “A voyage long and strange” by Tony Horwitz
22.11.2008: JSON is YAML, but YAML is not JSON
15.11.2008: pycparser v1.0 is out!
14.11.2008: Book review: “A Certain Ambiguity: A mathematical novel” by G. Suri and H. Bal
14.11.2008: Spam madness
13.11.2008: Book review: “American Prometheus – The triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer” by K. Bird and M. Sherwin
10.11.2008: Book review: “The State of the Jews” by Theodor Herzl
07.11.2008: Book review: “The Wisdom of Shepherds” by Rhett Ellis
01.11.2008: Academic publications
28.10.2008: Book review: “Discourse on the Method…” by René Descartes
23.10.2008: Deploying TurboGears applications on shared hosting (Bluehost)
20.10.2008: Installing Python 2.5 on Bluehost
18.10.2008: Implementing cdecl with pycparser
17.10.2008: memmgr – a fixed-pool memory allocator
14.10.2008: Book review: “The extended phenotype” by Richard Dawkins
14.10.2008: Database n00b
14.10.2008: Parsing C: more on #line directives
11.10.2008: Should I learn Javascript ?
10.10.2008: Writing tests first
10.10.2008: On parsing the C standard library headers
09.10.2008: Packaging DLLs with executables made by py2exe
08.10.2008: An important part of a programmer’s job
08.10.2008: Book review: “Clear and present danger” by Tom Clancy
03.10.2008: Upgrading WordPress
26.09.2008: Recursive descent, LL and predictive parsers
20.09.2008: Book review: “The odd brain” by Stephen Juan
17.09.2008: Book review: “Perfume” by Patrick Süskind
15.09.2008: stackoverflow.com – what the online programming community needs ?
13.09.2008: Google search rank
12.09.2008: Book review: “Programming Pearls” by Jon Bentley
10.09.2008: Sending mail from Python with SMTP
10.09.2008: Book review: “The adventures of Tom Sawyer” by Mark Twain
06.09.2008: Local execution of Python CGI scripts
31.08.2008: ctypes – calling C/C++ code from Python
30.08.2008: Mark Twain on “Work versus Play”
29.08.2008: Space-efficient list rotation
28.08.2008: A useful Excel VBA macro
24.08.2008: reStructuredText for blog post formatting
23.08.2008: Initializing an array in constant time
23.08.2008: Integrating the Platform SDK into MS Visual C++ Express
21.08.2008: Robust exception handling
15.08.2008: Intersection of 1D segments
14.08.2008: Book review: “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin” by Benjamin Franklin
13.08.2008: Book review: “After Tamerlane” by John Darwin
05.08.2008: Book review: “Rocket Boys” by Homer Hickam
02.08.2008: rant about mailing lists
01.08.2008: matplotlib with wxPython GUIs
26.07.2008: matplotlib – plotting with Python
23.07.2008: A failed attempt to Ghost my new computer
22.07.2008: New computer & Windows XP woes
18.07.2008: Reading C type declarations
15.07.2008: CPR to my computer, again
13.07.2008: Book review: “Naked economics” by Charles Wheelan
11.07.2008: ASTs for analyzing C
05.07.2008: Book review: “Genetics for dummies” by Tara Rodden Robinson
03.07.2008: libcollect – collecting Python distributions
03.07.2008: Collecting Python insights
28.06.2008: Compiling Python extensions with distutils and MinGW
27.06.2008: Creating Python extension modules in C
25.06.2008: Book review: “Mitla Pass” by Leon Uris
23.06.2008: Book review: “The conquest of the Incas” by John Hemming
20.06.2008: Productivity insigths from “Getting things done”
12.06.2008: Book review: “After the quake” by Haruki Murakami
09.06.2008: Book review: “Cien años de soledad” by Gabriel García Márquez
06.06.2008: Python impressions
06.06.2008: Signed copy of SICP
05.06.2008: Book review: “The feast of the goat” by Mario Vargas Llosa
31.05.2008: Nostalgia: my first programs
31.05.2008: A Tetris clone in Python / wxPython
28.05.2008: Book review: “Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs” by Harold Abelson, Gerald Jay Sussman
27.05.2008: EEE tweaking – increasing usable disk space
23.05.2008: Book review: “The soul of a new machine” by Tracy Kidder
20.05.2008: Book review: “Cannery row” by John Steinbeck
17.05.2008: testing WP-Syntax
16.05.2008: Book review: “My Michael” by Amos Oz
14.05.2008: Python
13.05.2008: Book review: “The Last Templar” by Raymond Khoury
10.05.2008: Israel’s contributions to information technology
18.04.2008: SICP – conclusion
18.04.2008: SICP section 5.5
09.04.2008: Book review: “Alexander the great” by Peter Abbott
07.04.2008: Peru
04.04.2008: SICP section 5.4
03.04.2008: Book review: “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak
30.03.2008: TV for 14,000 NIS in 2013
25.03.2008: Book review: “Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
16.03.2008: Munich days 6 and 7 (Salzburg)
14.03.2008: Search keywords in FireFox
13.03.2008: Munich, days 4 and 5
11.03.2008: Munich, days 2 and 3
09.03.2008: Munich, day 1
08.03.2008: Some insights on Linux on the EEE
07.03.2008: SICP section 5.3
07.03.2008: Book review: “Uncle Tom’s cabin” by Harriet Beecher Stowe
07.03.2008: world’s largest airport
04.03.2008: Book review: “The volunteer” by Michael Ross
04.03.2008: Initial impressions of the EEE
29.02.2008: The EEE has arrived !
29.02.2008: Blackout restaurant / Na Lagaat center
24.02.2008: Book review: “The origin of species” by Charles Darwin
23.02.2008: SICP section 5.2
22.02.2008: SICP section 5.1
15.02.2008: Book review: “A thousand splendid suns” by Khaled Hosseini
12.02.2008: Asus EEE ordered
12.02.2008: Book review: “Stardust” by Neil Gaiman
09.02.2008: SICP sections 4.4.2 – 4.4.4
08.02.2008: SICP section 4.4.1
07.02.2008: SICP section 4.4
01.02.2008: A subjective comparison between Perl and Ruby
26.01.2008: Book review: “Everything is illuminated” by Jonathan Safran Foer
24.01.2008: Book review: “A short history of the United States” by Edward Channing
20.01.2008: Book review: “War and peace” by Leo Tolstoy
17.01.2008: Pythagorean – the theorem with most proofs ?
11.01.2008: SICP section 4.3.3
08.01.2008: Book review: “Wisdom of the pretzel” by Ilan Heitner
05.01.2008: SICP section 4.3.2