Ron was wrong, Whit is right, “two out of every one thousand RSA
moduli that we collected offer no security.” (Rolling over my last RSA keys.)
Reddit takes a new direction, by James Bennett. Great background.
Identity & Access Control Management Infrastructure Blueprint –
Design Principles for True Informational Self-Determination,
by Daniel Pluta, Peter Weinert, and Wolfgang Hommel.
A revolutionary idea: let users manage their LDAP server themselves.
Computing History at Bell Labs, transcript of a 1997 talk by Doug McIlroy.
Vim anti-patterns, you can learn something here; also check the comments.
nocache tries to minimize the effect an application has on the Linux
file system cache.
sl takes the most common use of Unix ls, to display the files in a
directory compactly in multiple columns, and makes it substantially
ml is a mail reading interface for mh(1). the design is that of
a thin wrapper (this script) which uses ‘less’ for message
display, and mh commands for doing the real work. Cool idea!
How Non-Member Functions Improve Encapsulation, by Scott Meyers (2000).
Calculating a CRC32 lookup table with C(!) at compile time.
17×17 4-coloring with no monochromatic rectangles has been found.
Gnuplotting, a blog showing all the cool things you can make with gnuplot.
Alien Brain Hemorrhage, what a shot.