I’m marking the first assignment for the data structures and algorithms course. Two problems – a painful but well-defined majority element and the other a linked list. I’m reading this code and I’m getting a headache. I need to take a break every 30 minutes, it’s so hard. The problem is I’m looking at the …

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A few months ago my computer started squealing. It was annoying when it started – a kind of squeeck squeeck one or two seconds each, once a day. But recently one or two seconds turned into five or 6 seconds and once a day into twice and hour. You have no idea how bad it …

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I’m gettng a master’s degree. And in the current course I have one of those professors who act like something’s up their ass whenever someone cites a work that’s not ‘academic’. For the assignment this week I actually needed to get my hands on some academic papers, because the topic is so uninteresting noone else …

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I left off with my server almost completely back up, but not yet Apache. I’ve had to make sure the web apps off the internet weren’t full of security holes before allowing access to them again. Though this is my third post 4 days later – in real time it’s been less than 24 hours …

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For the last wo days or so I’ve been suffering from bandwidth troubles. I throttled the children’s upload to 10K so it wasn’t that. Finally I’ve decided to watch the web server logs for a minute, and I’ve noticed a pattern: 63.226.153.189 – – [09/Dec/2008:17:48:05 -0500] “GET /isomaster/wp-content/themes/ISO_master/images/ss-started-vista.png HTTP/1.1” 200 26112 “http://scenereleases.info/category/applications” “Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE …

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Whomever didn’t know that already? But knowing a fact without understanding the causes or implications can be pretty useless. So here is a summary of my wonderings of the last couple of weeks. For me to remember and you to enjoy. All of this year I’ve persistently worked on one thing and have signed up …

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