Recent Posts

C++ and Automatic Garbage Collection

Programmers know about the mental state commonly referred to as “flow”. In this state, we are most productive, by a significant margin. This state is, of cou...

Four Year. Go.

</param></param></param></embed> A bit naive, as always, but not a bad idea.

What You Have You Keep

The second law of thermodynamics states that in an isolated system, entropy is an increasing function. In his book, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, Phil...

Kill the CAPS LOCK!

The Caps Lock key can do wonders to wreak havoc in VI. You’re in command mode, minding your own business, when all of a sudden all hell breaks loose. All bec...

Exercise

I’ve written before that I have the great privilege of working with people who are much smarter than myself. After more than a year of working with some ridi...

iPod Touch

I ordered myself an ipod touch the other day. I already have an old ipod shuffle, which I take with me on runs. I also use it to listen to pod casts on long...

Japanese - Vocabulary

I’m currently studying Japanese words with the “Core 2000” list of words on smart.fm (free registration). Each new word is introduced on smart.fm’s iKnow sy...