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Dream: Brought on by a 104.4 fever

Aug 13, 2006

There is a manipuative entity named Cory Nord controlling two dead children sent to murder me. They curse my name and promise pain in the afterlife. Their faces are twisted in hatred of me the living and yet they cannot hurt me because I do not fear them. I laugh at them and they dissipate […]

Bad A$$ – 770

Aug 11, 2006

This blog post brought to you with my new Nokia 770! I am once again in a purging mode as far as material posessions go, but this time the proceeds have gone to something fun (rather than vodka… also, fun, but for other reasons). -m

Duff’s Device Walkthrough

Jul 10, 2006

Duff’s device is the classic example of loop unrolling. Given a case where one might output a string bytes to a port, it would be ideal to be able to reduce the number of loop jumps by unrolling the loop to contain n number of outputs to said port where n is the length of […]

Sold out…

Jul 6, 2006

Well, it’s official… my company was purchased by Raytheon Corporation. Never worked for a big company before. I look forward to finally understanding Dilbert, enhancing my IT Workplace Ecology, and being a master of buzzword bingo. -m

Making a floppy image in *nix/bsd

May 30, 2006

If you want to create a filesystem in a floppy image, using FAT, and you have a copy of a UNIX-like system around (such as Linux), you can actually do this quite easily: $ dd if=/dev/zero of=test_floppy_image bs=512 count=2880 2880+0 records in 2880+0 records out 1474560 bytes (1.5 MB) copied, 0.022472 seconds, 65.6 MB/s $ […]

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