Category Archives: Just Kidding

A Watched Process Boils Faster

It may not work for a pot or a kettle, but thanks to some operating systems giving the topmost focused window process a higher priority, it does work for computers. This will only really work If the process is graphically … Continue reading

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This Would Be Funny If It Wasn't All True

Possibly the best comic form summary of the CDO MBS scandal. (Sub-prime loans crisis.) http://www.suburbanhousehunters.com/about/mortgage-crisis/ Of note. SPV‘s is the general term for the more specific term of SIVs (Structured Investment Vehicles).  Expect to hear more about these in the future. They don’t mention that … Continue reading

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50,000 People at Red Bull Flugtag In Sydney – It Was Like Vietnam

Coming from Perth Western Australia and remembering the Annual Birdman Rally from the 1970′s, I could not miss the the RedBull Flugtag. Arrived at 11am. According to the announcements they were expecting 20,000 people but got 50,000. The crowd was … Continue reading

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Timezone Changover Failures

Its the end of Daylight Saving in NSW Australia this morning. I managed to patch my phone the day before so that changed over fine. A number of devices in my house however failed to change over correctly. I think … Continue reading

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"And Now Run!"

From Andy…

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My Son's Favorite LOLCat

My Son Has A favorite LOLcat If you’ve not kept up with the LOLcat craze which has now gone mainstream (Thanks Simon), here is the original monorail cat and its inspired followers on I CAN HAS CHEEZBURGER?

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I For One Welcome Our AI Masters

I had this idea a few years ago. Thought I would finally blog it. Lisp was the darling of AI research in the 70′s – Lisp is a Functional Language. Prolog was the darling of AI research in the 80′s – … Continue reading

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