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There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves Orcs. -John Rogers< Two Novels that can change your life...

29 October 2011


Nice Steve Jobs presentation on OpenDoc, Focus, etc.

Two apple bits of software - Apple lossless codec and xquartz


Paul Graham's Roots of Lisp

Heroku is a cloud provider for ruby et al

Common Lisp X server.

Some presentations about Nick Levine's Lisp Book

System Admin

Disk Dedup


19 October 2011


Do a local Apple software update repo

SSD failure rates

SmartOS is an OpenSolaris dervied system

Running a Linux VPS on OS/X

Blackblaze pod, 135TB, 4U rack, $12K

Jeff Ullman's Mining of Massive Datasets

OnStar and customer spying

Running a startup on Haskell

Quake 2 source code review

How Siri Works

Rage, and why not to have done that in spite it being beautiful


Japanese Migrant sex workers - Part 1 and Part 2

Retire on 7k per year, a blog


Two Sigma


Virtual Globe blog

Siggraph 2011papers

Sigraph 2011 trip report


Learning WebGL

WebGL camp

Getting WebGL


DropBox - Building your own secure storage space

IPv6 day

Yea, I know, a long time ago. The links should still be interesting

The day started

Get connected

xs26 project

IPv6 day explanation

Step by step

Get connected


If you don't like change, you're going to like irrelevance even less. - Eric Shinseki

08 October 2011


The Reformed Broker

On-line data Sources

More on-line data - NASDAQ sysbols. StackExchange on symbols. And Market Data


Cool DSL/3G router which uses 3G as a backup.


FAUmachine - a new way of doing virtualization. An article about it

TZ database is closed

Steve Wolfram on Steve Jobs

World Community Grid

Plan9 Port

Bruce O'Neel

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