Pipes (in bash)

In UNIX, pipeline is a great feature. However, a pipe by definition is single input to single processor. How about we do a SIMD kind of stuff? [more]

Perl 5.10

Is Perl dying? I wish not. Although I can see those languages like Ruby, Python and even Haskell is getting more and more popular. [more]

Automated GDB

Instead of tracing program manually, we can automate the trace procedure in GDB. The magic is the commands...end construct: [more]

You and Your Research

Richard Hamming / 1986

This is not a book, but a transcript of a talk by Richard Hamming (the guy made the Hamming code). He talked about who and what makes good research. In summary, researcher or scientist is a person with some good properties, namely: [more]