Writing Machines

Brendan Thursday 29 December 2011 at 3:24 pm | | Notes |

Trie

A Trie is a prefix based, ordered tree data structure.  They are quite fast and sometimes superior to hash tables.  They are quite useful for querying substrings, routing prefixes or grabbing all matching sub-variants.  Here's a python implementation.

Brendan Tuesday 20 December 2011 at 10:24 am | | Notes |

Make a Mac DMG Image from the Command Line

This looks a bit out of date but the trick may still work.  It would make packaging PyCessing for the mac a little easier.

Brendan Tuesday 20 December 2011 at 10:15 am | | Notes |
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Big Hard-Drive

Cheap digital storage will revolutionize the ability of oppressive regimes to control society.

Brendan Saturday 17 December 2011 at 08:37 am | | Notes |

My Kid Could Do That

"Why Hypercard had to Die" is a longish but loving explanation of how 12-year-old kids used to make "Apps" and how the users of the 80s became the software consumers of today.

Brendan Wednesday 14 December 2011 at 12:10 pm | | Notes |
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Best Infomercial

Quintron's Drum Buddy.  A sweet machine.

Brendan Tuesday 13 December 2011 at 08:29 am | | Notes |
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Casting

Michal Zelewski has a really thorough guide to Resin Casting and CNC Machining.

Brendan Saturday 10 December 2011 at 07:14 am | | Notes |
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Intentional Non-steganography

So paranoid steganography comes full circle and now the DOD is working on a program to generate fake documents that can be traced back to a "Traitor" who leaks it and simultaneously lowering the credibility of the organization that publishes it.  That's the theory.  The RUU project at Columbia University has an online version.

Brendan Monday 05 December 2011 at 11:19 am | | Notes |

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