Delicious is now with the YouTube co-founders. I have been a stop-and-go user of delicious. Not because it is not good, but there are just so many ways to bookmark and share with this blog, other microblogs and social applications that at times using delicious became pointless. [Continue]
Oracle seems to have given up its control over OpenOffice. LibreOffice has been going strong since it was forked and The Document Foundation seems to have a better governance model. OpenOffice merging into LibreOffice will be the best thing to come out of Oracle’s takeover of Sun Microsystems.
I recently upgraded from 32 bit to 64 bit Arch Linux as I want to get into some 64 bit nitty-gritties. And I did it within a running system, that is, without re-installing the OS. While it sounds adventurous, Arch Linux’s migration guide made it without any surprises. [Continue]
Check out AlgoRythmics’ Channel for innovative illustrations of different sorting algorithms. This way it is easier to highlight algorithms with better performance. For example, the bubble-sort dance effectively highlights why it can be slow.