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Pygame Is Leading Me To Python

I can’t help but talk about how great I think my highly modified version of Ubuntu is with my friends. I’ve got virtualization galore, a great development environment with tool chains for every architecture you would want, a nice blend of Gnome and KDE apps, good security and just the right mix of desktop effects. […]

Fun In Singapore

Now that I’ve had enough time to recover from our recent vacation, I may as well write about it. We took a well deserved family break this past weekend for a short holiday in Singapore. Like most vacations that we ┬átake, it was too short. My general rule for travel is, plan to spend at […]

99 Things I Really Need To Do

Ok, well, I’ve done some of them. Thanks, Corey for posting your list Here we go:

Fun With Ohcount

I’m sure you have heard of Ohloh, the site that tracks progress and code/documentation contributions to free and open source software projects. What a lot of people (even today) don’t realize is that ohcount, the tool used to track the metrics of the projects is free software under the terms of the GPL v2 (only). […]

Breaking Out Of POSIX Thinking

I have realized that I am spoiled by the same standards that I was so happy to see succeed. I hate to admit it, but I now get uncomfortable in the absence of glibc or dietlibc. I get even more uncomfortable in the absence of POSIX signals and NPTL. I then think back to days […]

SPAM As A Source Of Entropy?

I really want to win the lottery. To do this, I need good random numbers. When I need those numbers, I don’t want to wait forever for something blocking to finally get them to me. I like to ‘pick’ just before buying a ticket .. just like I throw salt over my left shoulder should […]

The Words Of The Prophets Were Written On Sea Containers

I found this today and it made me chuckle: Life’s journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting HOLY SHIT, WHAT A RIDE! Or did you expect that you’d get out of life alive? Enough said, this highly air […]

Django And The Admin Anthem

While you are trying to keep computers calm and secure, you might like listening to this: Django Reinhardt was a three fingered gypsy guitarist. Beyond the fact that this song was playing when our grandfathers were courting our grandmothers .. and beyond the fact that he was just awesome .. I hope you enjoy This […]

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