While browsing the Greymatter site, I found a link to web log about mathematics! So I just had to link to it.
So now there is a repository for Greymatter tweaks. For example, now there is a way to fix the unescaped ampersands Greymatter generates. Since I know perl, I fixed the ampersand thing on my own but it is good to know that other functionality is there should I want to try it.
I just posted my first bug to Bugzilla!
Your old 486 has the potential rival the big iron of supercomputers. You just need the right sort of software or coding skills and a whole bunch of old 486s hooked together via ethernet. The idea is called distributed computing. What you do is divide a supercomputer sized problem up, give each small piece to […]
For over 3 years the Web Standards Project harped, cajoled and harangued browser makers to build stuff that supported W3C recommendations of HTML, DOM and CSS. Finally, nearly 5 years after the CSS1 recommendation, browsers that support standards are coming out, even Microsoft is finally playing by the rules.
So many people ask me where I get it from. What sort of chemicals am I dowsing my brain with? Actually, I don’t dowse my brain with anything, ‘cept maybe the carb rush of several bowls of cereal. Actually I get a lot of it from my parent’s generation. They, being the hippies they were, […]
The US spends over a billion dollars each year to assure that decommissioned Russian nuclear weapons don’t fall into the wrong hands. Recently, Russian scientists discovered several flaws in the database software that the US lends to Russia to track it’s weapons and nuclear materials. The US has been using this accounting software to track […]
I ride Amtrak a lot and, from time to time, I’ve run into fellow passengers that were or are citizens of European countries.
Most of you out there probably saw this coming for a long time but, it is now getting almost impossible to tell computer generated images of humans apart from real humans. For example, Final Fantasy’s Dr. Sid is not real, he’s just a bunch of binary numbers on a disk. Of course his voice still […]