topics: code, C#, dotnet, perf, coding challenges.
Topics that I am currently actively/passively tracking&learning: tiling window managers, unix, CLI/TUI tools, vim, lua, rust, dotnet7
Published 2022-Feb-02, revised 1 yrs, 241 days agoRead
Covid-lockdown #2 has given me the time and motivation to get SokoSolve into a stable place; enough to write-up the project and possibility make a explanitory video.
Published 2020-Dec-13, revised 2 yrs, 231 days agoRead
What an intoxicating time to be a geek. There is a cornucopia of new ideas and toys to play with. The time for indulgent learning – learning just for the sake of it – is at hand. Rejoice.
Published 2020-Dec-10, revised 2 yrs, 295 days agoRead
Doing coding challenges has above all been fun, and long the way I have learned a lot and expanded my programming/languages horizon.
Published 2020-Dec-02, revised 2 yrs, 292 days agoRead
The books that I am reading and occasionally a mini-review or rating. C#, Perf, dotnet.
Turns out, unsurprisingly, that covid lockdown is a good time to read a lot.
Published 2020-Feb-25, revised 2 yrs, 234 days agoRead
I have been intermittently working on Sokoban for years. It is fun to return every couple of years and breath some life back into it.
Sokoban solving is a interesting domain with very simple rules but with a search complexity comparible to Chess.
Published 2020-Jan-01, revised 2 yrs, 297 days agoRead
What an incredible career! I can safely say that no other person has had as big an impact on my technical life.
Turbo Pascal, Delphi, C#, TypeScript. Any other mortal would be content with just ONE of these globally influential languages.
Published 2019-Dec-04, revised 2 yrs, 304 days agoRead
I am proud of my career, but these individuals are complete HEROs. This is a deeply person list, and this exercise is my way of saying thank-you by trying to formalise their impact on my life over the years.
Published 2019-Dec-01, revised 2 yrs, 304 days agoRead
The BBC Micro Model B is special to me as it was one of my first computers. After 25 years, I recently re-purchased one.
My gateway drug was a BBC Micro Model B, a ZX Spectrum and a nameless CPM ten-tonne monster. So as young kid, without knowing what a computer really was, I taught myself. It grew into a life-long passion and has provided me with an education and career. As I grew-up, so did the computer industry; information-technology went from the periphery of society to the pervasive center of modern life.
Published 2019-Nov-17, revised 2 yrs, 302 days agoRead
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