Category Archives: Technology

Profanity In Programming

Since Linux is an open source software, it’s inevitable that profanity would appear in the source code sooner or later. The site of Vidar Holen has a section that continuously tracks the number of curse words in the Linux kernel since … Continue reading

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The First One Million Digits Of Pi

Here’s a site with a strange name (arguably, in this context, not so) that shows the first one million digits of π. The site is: http://3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592.com The exact web address that contains the one million digits of π is:

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Random Joke #9: A Restaurant That Works Like An IT Support

Patron: Waiter! Waiter: Hi, my name is Bill, and I’ll be your Support. What seems to be the problem? Patron: There’s a fly in my soup! Waiter: Try again, maybe the fly won’t be there this time. Patron: No, it’s … Continue reading

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Reversed Footprints: The Odd Inverted Shoes

On November 20, 1973, Cecil Slemp filed a patent for his invention — a footwear with heels and toe positions reversed — and he got the patent on July 16, 1976. The reversed soles of the shoes enable the wearer … Continue reading

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Random Joke #6: Life

During a conversation: “Hey, you know, I have an account on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Youtube, Pinterest, Flickr, Reddit and on several online forums as well.” “Oh, um… do you have a life?” “OMG!!! Why haven’t I … Continue reading

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Lost In Translation: From English To Russian To English Once More

S. Bochner and W. T. Martin’s book Functions of Several Complex Variables, published in 1936, dealt with the functional theory of n dimensions. At the time, this book was practically the only reference available to those who wished to study the subject. A … Continue reading

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50 Well-Known Proverbs Updated For The Digital Age

1. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to use the net, and he won’t bother you for a while. 2. Keep your Facebook friends close and your blocked friends closer. 3. … Continue reading

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