Indenting Python with VIM is a nice read for those wanting to make their VIM options saner for Python editing. I followed it until the section Sexy edition and it worked nicely for Mandriva. I got a little stuck when I did it for Centos. Apparently, ftplugin is not activated… Read more »
Our side of the lab, the (former) Advanced Physics Lab (APL), is infamous for having a large entropy value. To minimize the entropy, we resolved to clean APL even if some of us are, technically, not assigned to this sem’s first gen clean. But since we’re geeks, we don’t do… Read more »
SpiderOak and Jungle Disk are Internet backup services that provide inexpensive and convenient storage and backup software for multiple computers. In this post, I will be comparing the prices of SpiderOak and Jungle Disk under scenarios that are relevant to me. (Edited: June 13, 2009 12:01pm PHT)
There is an ffp package for lighttpd but it was not compiled with webdav. The only way to add webdav support is to recompile lighttpd with –with-webdav-props and –with-webdav-locks as configure parameters. The most natural way to look for information on how to do that is by following the crosscompiling… Read more »
wizardforce’s sig in Slashdot: undergrads think they know everything, graduates know they know nothing and phds know everyone else knows nothing. Amen.
Apparently, Maple has problems installing in newer systems. Fortunately, I have successfully installed it in my Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring thanks to the heads up in Thomas Themel’s blog. Here’s how: Run the Maple installer with debugging output.$ bash -x installMapleLinuxSU Look for the following relevant lines: … + CLASSPATH=/tmp/install.dir.15592/InstallerData:/tmp/install.dir.15592/InstallerData/installer.zip:… Read more »
A picture tells a thousand words. That’s cliche but that is true. In some cases, that is good, but for some purposes, especially in computer vision, it’s undesirable. You see, the information contained in an image is too large that a dumb computer (and a lazy programmer) would find it… Read more »