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A quick tip for the Couch (CouchDB that is)

I have been playing around with CouchDB lately as a new tecnology. It is a NoSQL database that stores everything as a ‘document’, rather than as a row like a traditional relationship based database, such as MySQL. What is also … Continue reading

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Can’t find the constant you’re looking for? Check www.namethatwindowsconstant.com!

Sometimes I read MSDN entries and wonder what the numeric value of a constant, such as GENERIC_READ, is. However, MSDN usually does not list this information, so I am forced to dive into header files. Well, I got quite sick … Continue reading

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Homemade MIDI Controller!

Since I have been home over winter break, I felt like doing a little bit of fun hacking. As a few of my posts have shown, I am fairly interested in hardware oriented projects, so I thought I would try … Continue reading

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Disk Images! Or, the quickest way to get a headache on a Mac!

Lately, I have been doing work with the Pistachio L4 microkernel as part of my research. This requires building various disk images, installing GRUB, and running them inside of a virtual machine. Initially, I was using Linux to do this, … Continue reading

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One architecture to rule them all… Or at least rule my free time

I’m a pretty lazy person. I like to put things off, drag my feet, and make plans that I know will never come true. Perfect example, Fall 2008 I took a digital systems course where we designed a very basic … Continue reading

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