Monthly Archives: September 2002

Woe to Hehoo

Woe to he who Checks in code without stepping through it first. Two demerits. Lies about the error return values of a function. One demerit. Thinks that -1 is a pretty good value to return if something fails. Four demerits … Continue reading

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Digital Sky

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey is a very interesting site. There’s an SQL interface. Or you can just go to some famous places if you’re lazy

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Back

Just got back from a weeks’ vacation on the east coast. We went to a wedding on Block Island, and visited the in-laws. I took my laptop and hacked C# a lot, and read. I liked George R.R. Martin’s A … Continue reading

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Cat case

This has got to be the ugliest computer case I’ve ever seen. Haven’t updated this much. (Insert usual lame blogger apology: “Work has been frantic” / “I’ve been busy doing a Rambo number on our recent roof-rat invasion” / “I’ve … Continue reading

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Self Lash Devotion

I was talking with a cow-orker earlier today, and somehow we got onto the subject of self-flagellation. You know, the “Here’s my new code, it sucks, I suck, I should be beaten, you’ll be lucky if it even builds, but … Continue reading

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