If (somehow) you're a regular reader of this blog, you may still be reeling from the length of breadth of one of my relatively recent posts, Automating LibreOffice with Perl and UNO. Well, sometimes I do things like this in Perl, and I feel like sharing them, but not necessarily …read more
Wow, everything's suddenly looking very different, isn't it? Well, the reason for that is that I've done something I've been meaning to do for a long time: I've ditched Wordpress!
Now don't get me wrong, Wordpress is a fine platform, but it's not really suitable for a site like this …read more
According to the calendar, it's been five years today since Portal 2 was released. Since two of those years were leap years, it's seemingly been on the order of exactly 521 weeks. Well, let's see… Yep, it's been a hell of a five years!
Of course I remember being a …read more
Well, there have been occasional minor updates on the status of the VIGoV Subatomic Particle simulator since it was exhibited in January 2014, but no real progress, despite optimistic sentiments voiced in the first half of that year. Since then, I have gone on to do first-year physics in university …read more
I can hardly believe it! This blog has now been in existence for an entire year! This is also the third anniversary of the release of Portal 2 (at least in this time zone), another fact which some of you may find scarcely credible.
What a year it's been. Proof …read more
I was just browsing through the archives of this blog and saw a post mentioning Aperture Ireland. I realised I'd never actually checked whether or not Valve had gone about porting Portal 2 to GNU/Linux. I fired up Steam and it seems that this port recently entered beta.
Had …read more
Well, I have just spent an entire weekend using Windows, amounting to probably more hours than I had spent with this operating system in the previous six months! Of course, this meant that I had to endure loads of automatic updates, their drain on bandwidth and automatic restarts! It was …read more
Well, this is kind of embarrassing. In October, I implemented the GNU Scientific Library as part of the science project I mentioned in the previous post. Since I was working towards an actual deadline, I guess I was too hurried to thoroughly check what licence the GSL uses. Apparently, I …read more
The time has come for me to return to this blog and explain my absence for the last few months. I was spending a lot of time working on a project for a prestigious science and technology exhibition. As such, between that and school work, I had basically no time …read more
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