Inklings in February 2005
As his State of the Union address showed, GWB is a man of values, many of the contradictory…
Commodore 64 games that were never finished.
Java On Apache Server, I guess! A J2EE-certified open source J2EE server. Heard about this from the “Open Source Monopoly” article.
A webapp framework for Python.
Something I’ve been striving towards with the stuff I’ve written. This is a good guide as to how to do it.
Forth does rock, doesn’t it!
Daniel Tammet is an autistic savant. He can perform mind-boggling mathematical calculations at breakneck speeds. But unlike other savants, who can perform similar feats, Tammet can describe how he does it. He speaks seven languages and is even devising his own language. Now scientists are asking whether his exceptional abilities are the key to unlock the secrets of autism.
Making decent icons in Photoshop
A bit of a brown pants moment. It’s not all that long since MD5 collisions were found, and 2^11 is a pretty big reduction in the amount of time needed to find a collision.
I’ve been looking for a decent outliner for a while, and this seems to be one of the better ones out there.
Now that he’s moved it from his livejournal, I’ll log it. jzw rants against bad software design. Of course, he’s right.
Myself and Dan will be building some stuff together and we’re going to use the opportunity to learn Delphi. Apparently this site is quite good for hint, tips, and tricks to do with working with Delphi and Kylix.
From the people who brought you the Contiki Operating System. This is, quite simply, amazing.
Yes, Bill. It’s called “totalitarianism”. Smack!
A sane roundup of the current conversation on SOAP vs. ReST.
Though not perfect, definitely one of the better behaving wysiwyg textareas out there. At least you know you’re always going to get XHTML.
Building games on the cheap.
Great for note-taking.
Computers should help us concentrate on our work, without concentrating on the computer.
WASTE is an anonymous, secure, and encrypted collaboration tool which allows users to both share ideas through the chat interface and share data through the download system.
Always meant to take a peek at how this works.
Been using this for a while. Bloody useful. It’s been sitting, like all the other stuff I’m posting up right now, in a bookmarks folder for ages. Had to blog it.
That’s profit, not turnover. It’s almost enough to make me change banks.
I don’t think this could get any sillier, and I mean that in a good way.
Didn’t know about the IE “expression” property. Could be useful.
It’s dark matter all the way down, apparently.
Generating HTMLHelp files with DocBook
$50,000 or I eat my pet rabbit!
Both cute and sick!
ReSTful reliable messenging over HTTP
A variant on Heapsort by Dijkstra that gives excellent performance on partially sorted sets, O(n) in the best case and O(nlogn) in the worst, with a graceful degradation inbetween.
A LaTeX class for creating presentations.
Second. Best. SourceForge. Project. Ever.
Best. SourceForge. Project. Ever. :-)
A Win32 command line utility that sends eMail using the SMTP or NNTP protocols