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by mikazo
Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:38 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Self-teaching hardware hackery skills
Replies: 13
Views: 2073

Re: Self-teaching hardware hackery skills

I bought a few parts once for making circuits on circuit boards and soldered up a binary-to-analog circuit for use with a PC parallel port. I wrote a short C program to output different integer values on the parallel port, and measured the voltages with a meter on the other end of my circuit to see ...
by mikazo
Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: The Infernal City: An Elder Srolls Novel
Replies: 1
Views: 1612

The Infernal City: An Elder Srolls Novel

Are there any Elder Scrolls fans here, or are they all fading into obscurity? I think I've devoted more time to Morrowind and Oblivion combined than I have to any other video game (except maybe Pokemon). I was excited to find that an Elder Scrolls novel had just recently been released, but I'm not s...
by mikazo
Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Your best Fibonacci algorithm?
Replies: 24
Views: 11792

Re: Your best Fibonacci algorithm?

Why not write it in Scheme or some other Lisp-like language?

http://en.literateprograms.org/Fibonacci_numbers_%28Scheme%29
by mikazo
Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: How do you pronounce it?
Replies: 264
Views: 142682

Re: How do you pronounce it?

SSH is always "ess ess eh-chuh" not "shhh". Chmod is "see eh-chuh mod" or "change mod" but not "SHMOD" GAH! SATA is "serial eh tee eh" or "ess eh tee eh" not "sah-tah" GAHHH again! these are acronyms people, not made up ...
by mikazo
Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Office
Replies: 25
Views: 30050

Re: Office

I'd say it's a love-hate relationship with Office for me. Unfortunately, I'm stuck using Microsoft Office '97 at work. Just for reference, it's 2010, over 13 years later! You can't even scroll pages and look at them at the same time. You just have to stop dragging or scroll-wheeling and see where yo...
by mikazo
Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:49 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding Habits
Replies: 24
Views: 3128

Re: Coding Habits

If you are implementing any kind of auto-complete functionality in your IDE, please PLEASE have a convenient option to disable it for those that don't enjoy auto-complete. I personally don't like when some little definition window pops up, obscuring whatever code I'm trying to write. When it comes t...

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