Category Archives: Computers

Google+

I’m now a member of Google+. My profile is here.

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New Project – OSC for Go

I’ve been playing around with some new things, namely Google’s Go language and the SuperCollider music programming environment. Go, intended to be a systems language for writing long-running server processes, feels also apt to write sound applications (to me anyway). … Continue reading

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He thrusts his fist into the post, and still insists he sees the ghost.

title from Reber Clark’s In the Brain of the Moon All of my old posts on my blog are gone, safely backed up in one or two places. My previous host allowed PostgreSQL databases. My new one does not support … Continue reading

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Using keychain on Mac OS X

I use keychain to manage my SSH keys on every system. This means I don’t use SSHKeychain, and I don’t use launchd as an ssh-agent front. Unfortunately, this makes it impossible for graphical Mac OS X apps to use the … Continue reading

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Kid Stuff

As a kid, I got started on computers early. My first computer was a Texas Instruments model 99/4A. I originally used it primarily as a gaming console, but we also had two books full of BASIC program listings to type … Continue reading

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Power loss

Yesterday morning, high winds caused a power outage on my street. This somehow managed to totally reset my Westell 7500 DSL modem and wireless router. The official install process failed to work, just as it has never worked, so I … Continue reading

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Project Progress

fs1rgen I have mostly completed the XML document that describes the FS1r data model, at least enough to start writing code to parse it. Because spending 30 minutes at a time reading Xerces-C is almost useless, I have abstracted away … Continue reading

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Directions for setting up anonymous proxies for Iranian dissidents

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shmup heaven

Shooters for Mac OS X and Windows. Yum! I thought the Jets ‘n’ Guns demo was the closest to the shooter project I have in my head, at least in engine terms. Aesthetically it’s not right, though.

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