Procedural code gets information then makes decisions

06 Aug 2012

Procedural code gets information then makes decisions. Object-oriented code tells objects to do things.

Change your Mind, Change your Brain

29 Jul 2012

Matthieu Ricard - Change your Mind, Change your Brain: The Inner Conditions for Authentic Happiness

Nihilism is a natural consequence

20 Jul 2012

Nihilism is a natural consequence of a culture (or civilization) ruled and regulated by categories that mask manipulation, mastery and domination of peoples and nature

Taking a bite of the sandwich

17 Jul 2012

I have finally decided to root my Android phone and switch over to Ice Cream Sandwich. In the last few months I wasn’t willing to take the time to get into this whole rooting-and-custom-rom-stuff and risk any data loss. But Ice Cream Sandwich has been out for months and it takes HTC ages to put in their Sense UI - which I don’t even like very much. I think this UI feels kind of heavy.

Marginally Interesting light: Why you should learn C

16 Jul 2012

Marginally Interesting light: Why you should learn C

XBMC - DVD menu not displayed / Black screen when playing DVDs

12 Jul 2012

I experienced that whenever I inserted a DVD on my Ubuntu-driven HTPC and attempt to play it using XBMC I had a black screen without any visible menu or sound. When pressing the stop button, my computer froze completely. This bug is filed here:

The only way to deal with an unfree world

09 Jul 2012

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion

People who dismiss the unemployed and dependent as ‘parasites’ fail to understand economics and parasitism

09 Jul 2012

People who dismiss the unemployed and dependent as ‘parasites’ fail to understand economics and parasitism. A successful parasite is one that is not recognized by its host, one that can make its host work for it without appearing as a burden. Such is the ruling class in a capitalist society.

My development setup

01 Jul 2012

This is what I am currently using for software development on my MacBook Air running Lion.

I thought of objects being like biological cells

01 Jul 2012

I thought of objects being like biological cells and/or individual computers on a network, only able to communicate with messages