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2008-05-01 13:47:00Z · Last edited: 2009-08-27 20:04:12Z

Update your Flash!

Flash has one big problem: No automatic updates. Firefox checks for updates of itself and all installed add-ons. But plugins are ignored. This can lead to some troubles. The Random Password Generator had over 3000 visits the last few days. I checked the Google Analytics statistics and only 13.85% of the visitors had a current version of Flash. Important bugfixes aren't installed on a lot of computers! Check your Flash version!...

2008-04-29 04:12:00Z · Last edited: 2009-08-27 20:04:12Z

Random password generator updated

The random password generator has 2 new features: Length of a password and number of words

2008-04-27 22:59:00Z · Last edited: 2009-08-27 20:04:12Z

My Skin Color of Choice

Yes, that's me. I'm a rebel. :-)

2008-04-24 18:10:00Z · Last edited: 2009-08-27 20:04:12Z

No future for Factor on MacOS X 10.4

Slava Pestov: "Daniel Ehrenberg is planning on writing an Objective C 2.0 binding, and once this is done I don't want to keep the old Objective C bridge around anymore. At this point, we will drop 10.4 support." http://permalink....

2008-04-13 05:17:00Z · Last edited: 2009-11-08 02:52:32Z

Gasoline expensive in the US? Come to Germany!

Today I paid €1.459 per liter. That's €5.52 per US Gallon. At the current rate: $8.73 for the Gallon. A bargain! :-)

2008-04-11 21:47:00Z · Last edited: 2009-08-27 21:44:43Z

YouTube has made us regress

Patton Oswalt (you probably know him from The King of Queens) talks about YouTube: (I don't know how long this link survives. Maybe the video is long gone when you read this.) UPDATE: Video is gone now. :-(

2008-04-06 18:03:00Z · Last edited: 2009-08-27 20:04:52Z

Some strange new feature for Perl

Who would have expected this?

2008-04-06 17:49:00Z · Last edited: 2009-08-27 20:04:52Z

Randomizing a sequence in Factor

In Trivial Sequence Shuffling, Leslie P. Polzer posted an easy and short version of a sequence shuffler in Common Lisp. The sort function has to do all the work. Not a recommended way to shuffle your sequences, but a short one. The Factor version isn't very long, too: USING: sorting random ; : seqrnd ( seq -- rndseq ) [ 2drop { -1 0 1 } random ] sort ; !...

2008-04-05 17:16:00Z · Last edited: 2009-11-08 03:03:24Z

Mozilla's Add-Ons Site redesigned

Announced in the Mozilla Blog: The add-ons site is now available in a new design. It looks very nice. I have just one problem: Today I wanted to check if my installed add-ons are ready for Firefox 3. The old site had a version information like "1.5 - 3.0b4". This information is gone now.

2008-03-29 00:44:00Z · Last edited: 2009-08-27 20:04:52Z