Uptime schmuptime

My trusty home firewall is getting a new kernel, because I need CONFIG_FILTER for the dhcp server and in my case it’s not modularised. This means I’ll lose this very respectable uptime: <br /> monster:~# uptime<br /> 23:00:07 up 142 days, 22:00, 2 users, load average: 1.09, 0.81, 0.39<br /> *sniff*

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Matrix Ping Pong

Yes, I am definitely the last person on the internet to hear about it, but you just have to see this brilliant piece of performance art. Make sure to watch it to the end. Unfortunately, you need something that can play streaming Windows Media… This is the actual ASX file that gets the streaming started and this is the MMS URL.

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URGH!

Read this, especially the tips at the end. I find it shocking that this is considered normal and I hope that these criminal idiots all die horribly painful and undignified deaths. This has been said often enough, but criminality is one of the major factors preventing SA from becoming paradise on earth.

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ITK Python Now With Exceptions!

After far too many hours staring at Cable and Swig code, I can now catch ITK C++ exceptions as Python exceptions. Yes, of course the resultant patch is pitifully small. See my posting. Once again I have come to the conclusion that a good source-analysing code editor such as Visual Slickedit is invaluable when trying to understand other people’s complex projects.

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My New Addiction

Yesterday, a group of us went to a gaming and gaming history exhibition in Tilburg. It was marvellous to see (and play) all the games I wasted my time (and 20 ZA-cent coins) on as an arcade-frequenting dude. They even had an old Sinclair Spectrum 48K on exhibit… this is the computer I grew up on. In anycase, amongst one of the 120 games that you could also play, Paul introduced me to Bust-A-Move 4 on the Sega Dreamcast.

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