Inklings: a tumblelog

How to use ssh as a proxy server

Reading Comprehension Will Make You A Better Programmer

How to sync tables in master-master MySQL replication

Two data streams for a happy website

Microsoft's Interoperability Principles and IE8

Thank you, Opera.

When TDD goes bad

Equidistant Objects with CSS

Design details of's high performance MySQL search engine

Why don't we do digital dinner?

Laura and Elly get their names in print! I know famous peoples! :-) The article’s about the girl geek’s dinner and about the lack of participation by women in tech events and the tech industry in general.

The Ten Commandments of Unicode


ACM Code of Ethics

acoc - Arbitrary Command Output Colourer

Programmer's Toolbox Part 3: Consistent Hashing

How serendipitous! I’ll need this in a bit.

Consistent Hashing and Random Trees: Distributed Caching Protocols for Relieving Hot Spots on the World Wide Web

The SGI C Source Compliance Requirements

Not my cup of tea, but the model used for representing them is good.

Arthur C. Clarke, 90, Science Fiction Writer, Dies

:-( Use bugmenot to view.

Python code complexity micro-tool

Why war sucks

Black Guy Asks Nation For Change

Somebody’s going to hell. :-D


Mysql_cluster is a Django DB backend supporting master-slave MySQL replication. It works by switching global Django’s DB connection between master database and slave replicas allowing usage of two connections from within standard ORM.

Asking as a Substitute for Thinking


Standing in Line

We need a decent open source pub/sub message queue.


A project that aim to create a wxWidgets component so that Gecko can be embedded in a wxWidgets app.

Gnome Clock applet - using ICS calendar

Damn, this is hacky, but it might be a gateway to being able to integrate some other calendaring app into the GNOME clock-apple’s calendar.

Evolution Data Server Architecture

Another avenue, even if it means sticking with EDS.