I once used a sinusoidal function with an e^(-x) term to explain to a ex-girlfriend why we needed to breakup (emotion was plotted as a function of time). The romantic in me appreciates that math can be used to explain why a relationship ought to start, not just end. (more…)
My love for xkcd comics has influenced me to write this modified autoconfig "cracking" tool that cracks Wifi WEP password from your neighbors, exactly the way shown in xkcd comic number 416... Here is the tool in action... (more…)
Today's XKCD swallows its own tail with a great flowchart explaining how to read flowcharts. Source
I get it... I get it. We've turned anti-humanist thanks to our short attention spans. Thanks a lot, Dilbert. (more…)
JPEG isn’t always right. If you are one of those people who just assumes JPEGs rule the world and make all images JPEG, please stop. There is a time and a place where you have to put the JPEG encoder down. It’s not a silver bullet. (more…)
A hedonist would say: "Thank you sociologists for stereotyping my problems. thank you psychologists for classifying my problems, thank you biologists for rationalizing my problems, and thank you chemists for causing my problems. Also a quick shout out to physicists for coming up with new problems and Mathematicians for not having anything relevant [...]
This quite possibly the best xkcd comics I've ever read. I've always wanted to name a kid with a MySQL code injection attack, or "+++ATH" or "^d^d^c^c^g^g^g^g". Anything to mess with database nation.