Naive Programming

I think that may always be the case, especially when the resulting program is a function of what I’m asked to do! I was instead considering how, give experience in mathematical reasoning and programming, one writes increasingly concise code. Because of the intense usefulness of Maths in programming, I cannot grok my fellow students’ disapproval […]

Helping a little, old (rich) lady

One day, on the drive home from work, I witnessed an elderly lady in battered clothes struggling. Her wheelie basket, piled with laundry, had gotten stuck. In an unexpected and unprecendented pang of empathy, I stopped and offered assistance. Delighted to have me after, apparently, struggling for some time I was quickly able to pop […]

I killed my workstation…

I cannot believe it. ~120 days uptime on my Slackware13.1-AMD64 system. I decided I needed to re-arrange my office. It was time for a change. Well, everything was nearly in place. When I went to slide my (running) PC back I accidentally touched the power switch on the rear after warning myself not to. Evidently, […]