DOMTemplate is a new templating system that doesn't use any markup.
I've been reading about the War on Terror and the potentially pernicious effects of Islam on western civilization and America, and have come to agree that we must purge our culture of this foreign inf
When people go to buy computers or other electronics, they end up encountering some Asian brands that are unfamiliar.
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What I learned today....
Back when there were only two types of printers, parallel and serial, it was a lot easier. But even then, there was this annoying issue of incompatible interfaces. Today, the three dominant interfaces are ethernet, wifi, and usb, which takes over the role played by parallel cord interfaces.
So, I had this painful gout attack today and was mostly bedridden. It sucked. But I got some reading done, which was nice. My mind wandered and came up with this idea (and a headache).
I'm getting back to setting up Drupal for LA IMC, but keep hitting little walls. I've decided I definitely want to extract proper nouns and keywords from the articles.
More to the point, what the hell is a cat-5 HDMI extender?
I still see people naming their files "something.inc". The problem with doing that is the server won't interpret .inc files as PHP files. By default it treats them as text. So if you have your database password in a file named config.inc, it might accidentally get exposed.
I've been having a helluva time figuring out how to manage and display a list of links in WordPress. The program has a links feature, but it's aimed at managing the list of links in the sidebar.
Today we take it for granted that computers can set type, but from the 60s to the 80s, most computers used either teletypes or character-based screens. The Xerox Star and Apple Lisa and Apple Macs, and PostScript changed this, but before them, typesetting was done using weird command languages that would send pages to special typesetters. The most well known setup was troff, which lives on in groff and in Solaris. The troff system used a computer typesetter called a CAT, and it wasn't a bitmap laser printer. It has these fonts that were spools of film that were photographs of letters. The font sizes were created by projecting the image of the letter onto the page at different sizes. I believe the rest of the process was like a photocopier - the toner goes on, and then is transferred to the paper, and fused.
I don't really understand what this article says, but it came up during a search of "n-dimensional nolan chart". A Nolan Chart is the diagram that libertarians use to try to convince you to join their party/movement. They seem to worship the chart, but it's kind of absurd: you can label the axes with any two qualities, and map all people along two axes. You can also make a "chart" in any number of dimensions. In democratic politics, you always measure all dimensions, but ultimately, the system is set up around voting, so all dimensions ultimately collapse along one dimension: the vote.
It's always a concern that an IMC can be taken offline. As the sites get larger, it's more of a challenge to keep it backed up and distributed. There's also the problem of software upgrades.
This isn't addressed to anyone in particular, but it's a common question: does software get old and wear out. They ask because their computers have gotten slower, or features have stopped working.
A ten second calculation to deter comment spam. It's an old technique called "hash cash" and has nothing to do with drugs.