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Math is easy!

28 August, 2009 (12:18) | Blog, Humor | By: ender

Now that I’ve started my Intermediate Algebra class,  [hey gimme a break, I haven’t done algebra in 18 years!], I came across this and found it worth posting.

Welcome your manipulative robotic overlords!

24 August, 2009 (10:17) | Blog | By: ender

It looks like skynet is almost ready to takeover the world. Scientists in Japan have made some pretty impressive breakthroughs in high-speed robotic hand manipulation! The video below shows the hand spinning a pen, bouncing a ping-pong ball, tying knots, moving a grain of rice with tweezers, and tossing up a cell phone and catching […]

IPv6!

21 August, 2009 (10:18) | Blog | By: ender

I know that 99.9999% of the people who will ever read this site don’t care, but for the one guy who does, www.fearthepenguin.net is now ipv6 enabled! Hopefully I’ll soon figure out how to have the webserver tell you if you are using ipv4 or ipv6 when you connect. Until then, you’ll have to take […]

My Choice in Open Source Windows Software

11 August, 2009 (22:36) | Applications, Blog, Operating Systems, Reviews, Windows | By: ender

Open Source Windows Software There are plenty of “What’s the best open source Windows software for …. ?” on the ‘net but since I’m often asked what I personally use, here’s a list along with my reasons for choosing that option:

dice.py

10 August, 2009 (11:04) | Blog | By: ender

Here ladies and gentlemen is the worlds worst dice-rolling program in Python… Ok, maybe it isn’t the worst. But it’s one of my first complete Python programs [or programs of any language] so I’m sure there are lots of ways to improve it. This is a CLI program that will ask you how many dice […]

Sunset Storm

13 July, 2009 (13:19) | Blog, Personal, Pictures | By: ender

There was a fairly decent storm going by just to the south of me, and to the west was a nice sunset shining out of another, smaller storm. I got some great color out of these, while to the south it was grey and foreboding…

The Unincorporated Man by Dani Kollin and Eytan Kollin

14 May, 2009 (08:11) | Blog, Books | By: ender

NOTE: I posted this review on Amazon.com. I wanted to go ahead and post it here to. This is an incredible book and a great read! I highly recommend it.

Snorkeling – Underwater Shots – Puerto Rico

25 July, 2008 (13:53) | Blog, Personal, Pictures | By: ender

Here’s some of the better underwater shots from our snorkeling trip in Puerto Rico. I really wish I had a better camera for the underwater stuff. It doesn’t help that It’s not digital so these are the Walgreen’s photoCD versions of these pictures. Perhaps I was spoiled in Grand Caymen, but the water wasn’t as […]

Catamaran on the way to snorkeling

25 July, 2008 (13:41) | Blog, Personal, Pictures | By: ender

Here’s some pictures from the catamaran on the way to snorkeling. It was a nice boat and a beautiful trip.

El Morro – Puerto Rico

25 July, 2008 (12:45) | Blog, Personal, Pictures | By: ender

El Morro is a castle/fortress in Old San Juan. It’s pretty impressive as it’s been built out from its beginnings in the mid-1500s through WWII.