Facebook suffers a severe reverse network effect: the more people who join ...

A friend's email sig reads:


Sent from Sony Ericsson K750
* All ...

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more ...

I accidentally carried a small bottle of water on board my last ...

Lock allocation and deallocation are the new malloc()/free(), though. Everybody wants ...

The only thing that sucks really, really bad on a Linux desktop ...

Someone sent this in an email today:

Misbah thought that he had ...

File this under Things we didn't hear before Windows Vista:

Yeah ...

Taking a break from a bug hunting session that seems to be ...

Another post from Changi, another trip to Tokyo. Be back on Friday.

I noticed this class in our code today:

public class ShutdownHook {
    static ...

All things considered, Sun's branding could be worse. If Java had ...

Just discovered accidentally that Konqueror supports a bit of Vim style scrolling ...

I have a love-hate relationship with autotools. I love the thought of ...

Currently on HBO, The Honeymooners, an IMDb bottom 100 movie. I've ...

While cleaning my room in preparation for an apartment move, I found ...

I finally got pissed enough to dig around the exploding Firefox log ...

Someone left this scrap for me on Orkut:

how r u?
r ...

Someone just sent me free pizza coupons. Nice start to the week :-)

Why is the ability to use an IDE or a build tool ...

For whatever reason, K3b is hosed on my laptop. So I am ...

Small addition to Firefox's userContent.css:

::-moz-selection {
    background: #DEE6FF;
    color: #000000;
}

I've only ever used Subversion seriously at the current job and ...

The gap between theory and practice is narrower in theory than it ...

Does the iPhone's Safari support the <canvas> element? If yes, would ...

Just paired up our new HP L7680 All in One with the ...

The only long-term effect of copy protection is to ensure that those ...

You can look at practically any part of anything manmade around you ...

I kid you not:

deepak@vyomlinux:~/.mozilla/firefox/f6x33o8u.default/browserstate-logs$ du ...

Since I migrated all of the static pages on antrix.net to ...

Computer Science is one of the worst things that has ever happened ...

I need a sticker for my camera that says, "Have you set ...

The amount of violations of human rights in a country is always ...

Not withstanding the lack of veggie food options, Portland International Airport is ...

I think I am making a habit of posting from Changi airport ...

To have that powder blown up your nose is rather like being ...

Here's a simple bash completion rule that I just created:

$ complete ...

While trying to install Win XP Pro under VMWare (using an easyvmx ...

I find Firefox/Windows not loading new tabs in the background (hint ...

Northwest airlines has some weird 'we are too lazy to issue e-tickets ...

Durian: a delicious fruit that looks like a T Rex's scrotum ...

Twitter was funny for me because it was like the whole (American ...

#!/usr/bin/python

import feedparser
from subprocess import Popen, PIPE

d = feedparser ...

Which 90 billion dollar company is betting its future on always-on, broadband-enabled ...

VCD resolution: 352x240. My LCD's resolution: 1680x1050. Result: can't watch ...

ls /usr/bin/[
Didn't know about that! You can man [ to ...

It's been bugging me for some time now.. on Ubuntu, when ...

A gigantic, farting zeppelin of web 2.0 lazily rising into the ...

From the referral logs for antrix.net, I found this google search ...

South Park Season 6, Episode 13: Best Lord of the Rings retelling ...

Reality is the leading cause of stress for those in touch with ...

In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of ...

I knew Perl sucked based on just looking at code from afar ...

Why does the attachment download speed on Gmail suck so bad?!