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Out of Memory?

Aug 19, 2008

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It’s a common practice not to check what malloc() or new returns, since in an ideal world you will never run out of memory and so allocating memory will never fail. With a reasonably sized page file that is mostly true. When using a page file, this wouldn’t be a problem since if there is […]

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Introducing Calculon

Aug 05, 2008

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Here’s a desktop calculator I wrote because I thought the standard Windows Calculator sucks (which it does).

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Is X Bullshit?

Aug 04, 2008

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Here’s a little checklist for scoring how much bullshit factor things have.

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Collision Detection with Occlusion Queries Redux

Jul 23, 2008

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Here we describe a method for checking collisions between arbitrary objects drawn by the GPU. The objects are not limited to any shape, complexity or orientation. The objects that are checked for collisions can be the same objects that are drawn on the screen. The algorithm is pixel perfect but without further refining is limited to 2D collisions.

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Proposal: One-sentence News

Jun 27, 2008

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Stop luring people on your trite news blogs with misleading titles. Sure, a mysterious or provocative title is a good way to get people interested, but it in worst case makes your blog (and you) look uninformed. Especially, when the first sentence of the news item doesn’t explain the inaccuracies of the main headline. News […]

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