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People are still using Java...?!

Posted 09-02-2012 at 12:03 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

I thought a few lines from this last report about a Java vulnerability were rather humorous:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/08..._patched_java/

Quote:
Security Explorations, the Polish security startup that discovered the Java SE 7 vulnerabilities that have been the targets of recent web-based exploits, has spotted a new flaw that affects the patched version of Java released this Thursday....

As in the case of the earlier vulnerabilities,
...
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Retrobattle available for Gentoo

Posted 09-01-2012 at 01:19 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 09-01-2012 at 01:25 AM by hydraMax
Tags gaming, gentoo

There is now a package in Gentoo Portage for Retrobattle. Just "emerge retrobattle". (You may have to unmask it first.)

Retrobattle is a retro-style arcade game by Daniel Remar and Andreas Remar. It's like of one of the early NES games where you move a character around a maze on a screen, shooting stuff (robots, gigantic snakes...) and collecting items (coins, super weapons...). Authentic look and feel, although somehow "smoother" than the old games I remember....
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Lisp Keyboards

Posted 08-31-2012 at 06:40 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

http://xahlee.info/kbd/lisp_keyboards.html

I want one!
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Fun with Haskell

Posted 07-28-2012 at 04:11 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

Lately I've been having fun getting back into Haskell. I had dropped the language a while ago in favor of more "practical" pursuits, but I see now that was a big mistake. Haskell is such a beautiful and enjoyable way to code.

Recently I made a few little designs and animations based on mathematical formulae. Photos or videos are available for each:

Spiral: Generates a 2D spiral with GnuPlot.

Spinning: Spins circle pairs around each other with...
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My Firefox Tips

Posted 07-13-2012 at 03:38 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

I created a page listing a few of my favorite Firefox customization tips:

My Firefox Tips

Includes screen shots!
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