Ubuntu over unsecured Wi-Fi

We were dog-sitting out in the country a few weeks ago in a house featuring an unprotected wireless access point. Normally, I would have cautioned the owner ...

Tricksy textbookses. We hates them.

Eugene Wallingford of the University of Northern Iowa writes about teaching computer science and -- yawn -- marathon running. A posting of his dating from Ju...

Compiler Ancestry

While compiling the compiler the other day on this very server, I had some time to think about compilation. The server's running Gentoo Linux, a BSD-like dis...