Leonard and Sumana's personal notebook

Categories: personal | software

llgal - On-line gallery generator: To investigate

Debian -- Details of package moreutils in sid: I think every Unix utility should have its own individual package.

Doc⚡split: Kaboom!

ffmpeg audio/video manipulation: Useful.

http://www.berkeleylug.com/?p=204: Don't deal with this now, but come back to it when looking for a project.

isolate - Project Hosting on Google Code: "Isolate make me a sandwich." "There's no bread."

http://blogmaker.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/release/README.html: If I'm thinking about redoing NB I should look at the alternatives

http://www.ubuntu-unleashed.com/2008/04/howto-crack-rar-7z-and-zip-files-with.html: Can't imagine why I'd need this, but it's a useful thing to know about

odvr - Google Code: For when the voice recorder arrives

Bloog: Mindchildren

compfight / a flickr™ search tool: A better search

HOWTO undelete removed files and directories on an ext3 file system: From the "dammit" series

dmiessler.com | study | lsof: Secrets of lsof -- revealed!

Debian Package of the Day : OK, it's back now

Funny Microsoft Q Articles From The Knowledge Base: Microsoft Excel does not include a function that will convert miles into light years or light years to miles. However, you can use the following formulas for this calculation...."

Day 4: Lillian [dive into mark]: OK, this makes me sniffle and want to improve the accessibility of my blog

http://www.crummy.com/graphics/screenshots/newsbruiser/trackback-spam.png: I just had to see "Angry Young Vulcan" again

Yorick Unofficial Home Page: Too bad I'll probably never need to use this

Source Control HOWTO: Do you know how many software developers don't use source control? It's scary.

Fix your mom's computer for mother's day - Joel on Software: Fog Creek Copilot (for Mac OS X and Windows) free on Sunday - save time with desktop sharing, kill spyware, back up files, install Firefox

Glorious Trainwrecks: This can only lead to trouble

EmacsWiki: TabBarMode: It's Tab, it's Tab

TileCache, from MetaCarta Labs: Your own map server

Tomboy : Simple note taking: Sam-recommended

The Heirloom Project: I'm sticking to tomatoes

American Scientist Online - Where's the Real Bottleneck in Scientific Computing? : Computational illiteracy. Even some developers don't use version control (shiver). The marginal benefit of a single lesson in best practices is huge.

Dream recorder: Creepy, for Sumana

plasq.com - Comic Life - Version 1.2: Sumana, this is the program I was telling you about

vvvv: a multipurpose toolkit : vvvv : a multipurpose toolkit : The nega beast strikes again <--Meaningless description

Real Time Relativity: Real time with respect to what?

http://archives.atarimuseum.com/archives/archives.html: Inc original programmer guides

Polygen: Casa: I think this is the Dada Engine, but it's all in Frankish

Experimenting With Light On Apple Notebook Computers: You can't mess with the keyboard lights, but you can do this!

ALPACA - An operating system for Z80 processors: A tragic case of Pac-Man fever.

LAPIS - Editing Text with Lightweight Structure: I really have no clue what is going on here

Fast Artificial Neural Network Library: In ase I ever need a neural network

boxes - draws any kind of box around some given text: I want my text to be enclosed in a Nethack room!

Hayes Mansion notes:

If source code is indexed, make sure to prohibit searching on expletives.
why only source code?
"Poised to reap the sweet winter fruits of MICCO"
"...and friends"
PT's strengths are also its Achilles heel
"shapeless grab-bag"
"you sait toolkit"
I blame you.
You are holding out for two burritos/month?
Borland Turbo C: Awesome product, direct sales  McAffee Netscape
Innovative tech, good sales/marketing
Apache propagation model
Another innovative company is this other one we fund.
brought to the party 
software developments is growing but ripe for innovation
ASPs: pay as you receive value vs SAP
ASP company uses more cash at first but gets recurring recenue stream
you don't live & die by every quarter - hard for luan (?) co to be highly calued
"Do you stow your money under a mattress?" "A V. has to ake a word mimn" (???)
Be customer centric

Another job well done!

If you were a portlet, what would you be?
caches not machine-scalable
SWAG == ? Stupid Wild-Ass Guess
True? Yes.
Dutch or Russian? Russian
Guess or Fact? Guess
"Non-scalable caching system" == "Non-J2EE caching system"
In the car, elaborate on where these terms come from, or else
Why extreme? Because it sounds cool  

Fish disks 1 - 1120: Amiga stuff

FeedOnFeeds-Redux (FoFRedux): Someone should do this for NewsBruiser. Ha!

Cedilla Ô a best-effort text printer: Unicode, dammit

Open Metaheuristic: IT'S THE FUTURE

Guten: A Project Gutenberg reader: After seeing 1 million of these suckers it occured to me that i could use one

O'Reilly Connection: But what about the Factor?

Torch3: The Dream Comes True: Speech *and* machine learning?

WindowLab: rethinking the window manager: I've created a monster...window!

freshmeat.net: Project details for dirfreak : Supdirfreak

DataVision Home: I can see! Data!

Document Preparation with : I love those old school icons

GNU/LINUX software-tools-info-ideas: "audio transcriber" is the interesting thing here

Main Page - FreeMind - free mind mapping software: "Did FreeMind make you angry?"

SourceForge.net: Project Info - dumpmpeg: Dump your mpegs

lifeknot ∞ Meet new people. Make new friends. Share your interests and passions. Live your life. Let love follow.    : "It's your life, why not share it." Maybe because it's *mine*?

Introduction to Reverse Engineering Software: The small intersection of what I know and what is covered in this book looks good

An Architectural Roadmap for Startups: found this after having it lying around in some godforsaken directory for 5 years

Problems and Strategies in Financing Voluntary Free Software Projects: studies show reward often no motivator

random juxtapositions of software : Die Hard meets Wikipedia

There is A Perfect Editor: I guess it's more a "by these signs shall ye know me" deal

SourceForge.net: Project Info - Python RRDTool module: Some call it the gangster of love.

RRDtool - About RRDtool: On the other hand, some call it the space cowboy.

Never Ending September Date - df7cb.de: It was either me or Sumana who pointed out that September 2001 was the other September That Never Ended

http://burri.to/~joshua/fut.html: Comedy molybdenum

Subtext home: I think I already delicioused this

GATE, A General Architecture for Text Engineering: see if this is any good

Ken MacLeod: Prevalent Continuations: I now see everything as potential articles

Using CFS, the Cryptographic Filesystem | Linux Journal: cfs is one of the easiest-to-use encryption thingies I've ever used, even though it uses frikkin NFS

The Ubit GUI Toolkit and Mouse Server Home Page: See what's going on here

Crazy Eddie's GUI System - News: Against my better judgement, I'm intrigued.

The Apache Derby Project: Looks pretty cool if you're into java


leafy: Home : It's like they're trolling to be in a Software Roundup

Croquet Project: If I'd solved all these problems I wouldn't go working on 3D graphics as well...

Cursed GTK: It comes with a terrible curse! It's GTK!

Freefall - Satellite Simulator & Screen Saver: looks fun, mac only

http://gnunet.org/doodle/: see if it's any good

Off-the-Record Messaging: neat

Beyond Personalization 2005: wow, this looks really good

gthumy: Static HTML Slide Show: Looks like just what I need. "2. I like python programming."

Debian GNU/Linux -- installwatch: what will they think of next?

Guarddog: Great motto: "Protecting your computer with a cute little dog."

The Citadel Archive - Main: worse than rss aggregators

DuhDraw: I bet I still have the line-drawing keys in muscle memory

http://www.finnie.org/software/rfk-megahyperdeath-1.0.patch: Not as successful as robotfindskitten 2, but it's a start

Crap-free Real Player: Now that's what I call genius strategies for instant web content.

sacha chua :: wiki :: Planner Mode: Look into this

iRATE radio home - free and legal music: Man, I'm iRATE!

: New software niche: Ass Management Software, Ass Relationship Management, etc.

Art: Martin Wattenberg: OK, I'm convinced, this guy is good.

Debian GNU/Linux -- codegroup: "just like spies use"

LinuxDevCenter.com: Create Self-Booting Movie CDs: mplayer wrangling

Official GRASS GIS Homepage - The World Leading Free Software GIS: Whee!

Freeing the Mind : Free Software and the Death of Proprietary Culture : What's the next war going to be like?

AdvocacyDev: Advocacy Platforms: For reference purposes

GPSTk, the GPS Toolkit: My GPS will kick your GPS' ass (if I had a GPS)

WEB-DAV Linux File System(davfs2): Clever.

RFDUMP.ORG: Kevin told me about this; the possibilities are endless

http://codespeak.net/svn/user/hpk/talks/std-talk.txt: Very nice sounding

SourceForge.net: Project Info - Woody: Could be someone's One True App, but probably not mine.

Debian GNU/Linux -- mimms: If only I could get sound to work

DOAP: Description of a Project: Try to get excited about this

XPlanner Home: Dude, it's Xtreme

Creating Games with Pygame: Now that I've finally installed pygame, maybe I can get started.

XPlanner Home: Hey Jason

GRIMTHING.COM » Recording streaming audio with MPlayer: Could it beat vsound?

CensorZilla: # define terry_has_lost_his_mind_and_also_macs_suck 0

Debian GNU/Linux -- unclutter: Is there a non-debian version of this I could put in Software Roundup?

Debian Package a Day's Journal: Incremental software roundup for debian

POV-Ray - The Persistence of Vision Raytracer: Still deluding myself into thinking that if I can reduce art to a problem of writing a program I will suddenly be a great artist

LeoCAD for Linux: Maybe this will finally get me over my fear of 3-d interfaces and let me play games like halo with my peers

Install LDGLite for Debian/GNU Linux :: LDraw.org :: The Central Site for the LDraw Family of LEGO« CAD Software: debian makes it e-z

LDraw.org :: The Central Site for the LDraw Family of LEGO« CAD Software: They're pretty serious--SIGGRAPH sessions and the like.

DM's Esoteric Programming Languages - Chef: Not really food-related, but I think I should include it in a genial good-natured way.

The New Methodology: I wish they all could be California girls.

Data Visualization Systems: XGOBI and XGVIS, freely available : I wish I had the kind of life where I used this kind of software

Observations : All: Treasure trove with no good front-end

Haystack Home: A spirited effort, for sure

Making Pictures With GNU PIC: dia for the cranky

How to write Firefox extensions: Maybe with this I can write that roundup helper link gatherer

NewsForge | Wrangle digital photos with imgSeek: is this actually useful, or is it just crap?

BioMed Central | Full text | Mistaken Identifiers: Gene name errors can be introduced inadvertently when using Excel in bioinformatics: If it helps at all, you actually can recover most of the gene names. You can't recover SEP1 vs. SEP-1, but you shouldn't have named the genes like that!. As for the floating point numbers... yeah, you're screwed.

man pages for psnup: Multiple virtual pages on single page (how does it compare to mpage?)

Blogs and Wiki: WikiAndBlog: smackdown: people are starting to look for vocabulary

The Great Curly Brace Trace Chase: He's so modest!

Robert Kowalski: Logic For Problem Solving

Beeper: "Beeper emits a sound when newlines occur in standard input." should be "Beeper emits a sound ALL THE DAMN TIME."

Parsing Techniques - A Practical Guide: Teach me about parsing techniques.

http://www.asiatica.org/~ludo/archive/2004/07/SimpleAggregator_released.html: Feed on Feeds forked; Python has foot in the door

http://javadocs.org/: They stole my useful, generic idea!

Calc Embedded mode:

For example, suppose you are writing a letter and you have this expression, which you want to solve for r: 0.6666-(4/15)*sqrt(10*pi^2*r^3/(D^2*G*m*epsilon)-1)

http://blogs.msdn.com/philipsu/archive/2004/07/01/170682.aspx: Money, it's a crime

http://anthony.blognation.us/blog/_archives/2004/6/25/93339.html: Configuration interface

Issues in using SpamBayes to filter news items - Archives - Blog - 0xDECAFBAD Blog: Also onto me.

CollabNet revamp makes offshorers happy | The Register : Yeah, I have a theory.

TidBITS Article Series: Conquer Your Text: Whosoever organizeth the information shall rightwise be king of all the noosophere.

Findory Blogory: Your personalized weblog reader: They're onto me too.

Axiom Computer Algebra System: 25 years in the making

Monolith: reminds me of "it can't be considered pornography because to be pornography you would have to look at it the way the computer looks at it" (or whatever):

Zvon - RFC index: RFC madness

Jacob's Software Webpage: i call it jakey b's software

How to configure your router to allow fast BitTorrent downloads - The P2P Weblog - p2p.weblogsinc.com: BitTorrent mania!

Why I Love Gema: Gema stitches, now or never

XML.com: Hacking the Library: Just like Jake Berendes did

http://www.anthus.com/Recipes/CompCook.html: Bah! Why shouldn't I be able to pour ice cream over a steak recipe? i am ze chef!

This is actually a very important, albeit obnoxious, document (like Ted Nelson's stuff).

The Slakinski Log: RSS + BitTorrent = madness. My conception of BitTorrent is where my conception of RSS was 2 years ago.

Unmaintained Free Software -- Index: Like Freshmeat, only it only has the projects you don't want to see.

Roundup links #6 (finally!): http://freshmeat.net/projects/allusions/?topic_id=80 http://freshmeat.net/projects/beanshell/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/thoughtbucket/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/fastcst/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/filelight/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/pylint/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/mysongdb/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/megami/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/j2da/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/solutionenabler/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/zvtm/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/zsi/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/naiban/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/yabause/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/jis/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/jucas/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/dssh/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/xorro/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/cib/

http://freshmeat.net/projects/tivo-mplayer/ and http://freshmeat.net/search/?q=tivo

: http://lwn.net/Articles/48554/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/iptables-firewall/?topic_id=151 http://freshmeat.net/projects/autoupdate/?topic_id=41%2C253 http://freshmeat.net/projects/befree/?topic_id=55%2C809%2C143 http://freshmeat.net/projects/busyb/?topic_id=253%2C46 http://freshmeat.net/projects/codeworker/?topic_id=90%2C96%2C259%2C49%2C852 http://www.playspoon.com/awf/index.php?id=34 http://freshmeat.net/projects/wavesurfer/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/batchgimp/

http://freshmeat.net/projects/frosted/?topic_id=926%2C938%2C930%2C960%2C969 vs. http://freshmeat.net/projects/arctic_/?topic_id=60%2C59%2C926%2C934%2C959

Someday My Software Roundup Will Come: http://www.first.gmd.de/cocktail/ http://velosurf.sourceforge.net/ http://www.ajsoft.net/Products/WebUtils/index.html http://www.moria.de/~michael/teapot/ https://cat2.ath.cx/cat2/rpg1.html http://retawq.sourceforge.net/ http://quikkopy.sourceforge.net/ http://sourceforge.net/projects/pype/ http://lrnj.com/ http://www.qedeq.org/ http://www.perlguardian.com/ - ha ha http://freshmeat.net/projects/org.benow.util http://jameleon.sourceforge.net/ http://ids.sourceforge.net/ http://fastutil.dsi.unimi.it/ http://emdros.org/ http://www.dolphin-integration.com/medal/smash/smash_overview.html http://cavepilot.spacecentre.se/ http://apollon.sourceforge.net/

: http://freshmeat.net/projects/ribosome/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/scriptid/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/ttr/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/trackballs/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/visionegg/ http://freshmeat.net/projects/wakkabox/

: http://jgraph.sourceforge.net/ http://sed.free.fr/realplay/ http://libwebserver.sourceforge.net/

: hydrogen.sourceforge.net/

: http://www.bmk.bicom.pl/chgrep/

: http://www.alobbs.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=cherokee&file=index

: from cl: first, there was the story of o. now, the history of t.

: Aha! http://www.zope.org/Members/chrisw/StripOGram

Sarcasm: <leonardr> this is incredibly secure because only 3 people on earth understand how cookies work
<leonardr> you, me, and a guy who works for microsoft

: http://freshmeat.net/projects/dirfreak/
http://symbio.sourceforge.net/ Maybe plug into this?
http://www.laffeycomputer.com/spinner.html (Stupid firewall)

: mantion in games roundup: http://gnocatan.sourceforge.net/, http://lgames.sourceforge.net/index.php?project=LGeneral


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