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  • Shell scripting for personal productivity (2020-03-23)
  • What explains the counter-intuitive numbering of chip pins? (2020-03-20)
  • Installing PyTorch on a Raspberry Pi-3B+ redux (2020-03-17)
  • Seven reasons to add Unix command line expertise to your tool chest (2020-03-16)
  • What can software developers learn from the Soviet Moon Landing Program? (2020-03-06)
  • Was Knuth Really Framed by Jon Bentley? (2020-02-25)
  • Convert file I/O into pipe I/O with /dev/fd (2019-12-14)
  • Pia Betton on Service Design (2019-12-05)
  • How to monitor MySQL / MariaDB query progress (2019-11-03)
  • So, you're chairing a conference session? (2019-05-29)
  • Java Stream Methods and Unix Pipeline Commands: A Dictionary (2018-11-27)
  • Debugging had to be discovered! (2018-11-16)
  • How I slashed a SQL query runtime from 380 hours to 12 with two Unix commands (2018-08-05)
  • How to Perform Set Operations on Terabyte Files (2018-04-03)
  • The Shoemaker's Children Go Barefoot (2018-02-10)
  • Reviving the 1973 Unix Programmer's Manual (2017-11-19)
  • How I Recovered my Firefox Tab Groups (2017-11-17)
  • An Embarrassing Failure (2017-10-03)
  • Who are the Publishers of Computer Science Research? (2017-09-15)
  • The Origins of Malloc (2017-09-14)
  • Of BOOL and stdbool (2017-09-05)
  • Debugging in Practice: dgsh Issue 85 (2017-08-15)
  • Display Git's and Current Directory on Terminal Bar (2017-08-10)
  • Impact Factor of Computer Science Journals 2016 (2017-06-16)
  • Modular SQL Queries with Unit Tests (2017-06-06)
  • Open Collaboration at Eclipse (2017-05-31)
  • Unix Architecture Evolution Diagrams (2017-05-10)
  • Research Priorities in Software Technologies (2017-04-04)
  • The 1980s Research Unix Editions Are Now Available for Study (2017-03-28)
  • The Psychology of the AWS Outage (2017-02-28)
  • The Road to Debugging Success (2017-02-16)
  • Measures of Donald Trump's Inaugural Address (2017-01-20)
  • How to avoid redoing manual corrections (2017-01-16)
  • Debugging PCSecrets Synchronization (2017-01-03)
  • As it Happened: Leap Second 37 (2017-01-01)
  • Computer vs Human 0-1 (2016-12-02)
  • The State of Software Engineering Research (2016-11-17)
  • Netdata on a Raspberry Pi (2016-10-27)
  • Debugging a File Synchronization Problem (2016-10-13)
  • Revision Control Smells (2016-09-13)
  • The Computer Tube (2016-05-07)
  • Verifying the Substitution Cipher Folklore (2016-03-18)
  • Raspberry Pi vs USB vs Mac Audio (2015-12-13)
  • Raspberry Pi Zero vs Elliott 405 (2015-11-29)
  • Impact Factor of Computer Science Journals 2014 (2015-06-28)
  • Grady Booch on the Future in Software Engineering (2015-05-22)
  • ABS's 2015 Academic Journal Guide (2015-02-28)
  • What's the Best Time and Day to Tweet? (2015-01-13)
  • First, Do No Harm (2014-09-25)
  • Impact Factor of Computer Science Journals 2013 (2014-08-08)
  • Service Orchestration with Rundeck (2014-07-30)
  • Developing in the Cloud (2014-04-24)
  • Bespoke Infrastructures (2014-01-15)
  • The Birth of Standard Error (2013-12-11)
  • The Frictionless Development Environment Scorecard (2013-12-06)
  • A Better Air Gap (2013-10-21)
  • Differential Debugging (2013-09-10)
  • Portability: Goodies vs. the hair shirt (2013-07-25)
  • Impact Factor of Computer Science Journals 2012 (2013-07-03)
  • How to Create Your Own Git Server (2013-06-19)
  • How to make a MacBook Kensington Lock Adapter (2013-06-13)
  • Systems Software (2013-05-08)
  • How to Fix the Sony MDR-W08L Headphones (2013-03-30)
  • Software Tools Research: SPLASH Panel Discussion (2013-03-14)
  • Systems Code (2013-02-21)
  • The Importance of Being Declarative (2013-01-23)
  • APIs, Libraries, and Code (2012-12-19)
  • Changes in the Way we View Computing (2012-12-12)
  • Programming Languages vs. Fat Fingers (2012-12-05)
  • Chemical Element Trump Cards (2012-10-21)
  • Virtualize Me (2012-10-11)
  • How to Calculate an Operation's Memory Consumption (2012-09-22)
  • Research Proposal Becomes Reality (2012-09-18)
  • Don't Install Software by Hand (2012-09-04)
  • Importing an RCS Project into Git (2012-08-07)
  • Impact Factor of Computer Science Journals 2011 (2012-07-03)
  • Why are AWS Command-Line Tools so Slow? (2012-06-01)
  • Git (2012-05-17)
  • How do Big US Firms Use Open Source Software? (2012-03-22)
  • Package Management Systems (2012-03-08)
  • How to Decrypt "Secrets for Android" Files (2012-02-07)
  • Refactoring on the Cheap (2012-01-11)
  • Mind Mapping (2012-01-08)
  • Pretend Invitations (2011-12-28)
  • Advice from Successful Greek IT Startups (2011-12-17)
  • Apps are the New Users (2011-12-14)
  • Using the HP 4470c Scanner Under Windows 7 (2011-11-27)
  • Lessons from Space (2011-10-30)
  • Faking it (2011-09-11)
  • Impact Factor of Computer Science Journals 2010 (2011-07-31)
  • How I Dealt with Student Plagiarism (2011-07-23)
  • Agility Drivers (2011-07-03)
  • Ten Lessons I Learned from Fixing my Laptop's Motherboard (2011-05-29)
  • Code Verification Scripts (2011-05-21)
  • Choosing and Using Open Source Components (2011-05-01)
  • elytS edoC (2011-02-27)
  • Sophisticated Targeted Link Spam (2011-01-06)
  • Manifesto for Agile Government (2010-11-19)
  • Farewell to Disks (2010-10-30)
  • Synchronizing Thunderbird's Replied Flag (2010-10-14)
  • UML, Everywhere (2010-08-28)
  • Sane vim Editing of Unicode Files (2010-08-24)
  • Batch Files as Shell Scripts Revisited (2010-08-04)
  • Code Documentation (2010-07-11)
  • Impact Factor of Computer Science Journals 2009 (2010-06-19)
  • Email Analytics (2010-05-20)
  • Ron Heifetz on Crisis Leadership (2010-04-07)
  • Email's Ten by Ten Law (2010-03-12)
  • Software Tracks (2010-03-04)
  • Useful Polyglot Code (2010-01-12)
  • How to Get a Glowing Recommendation Letter (2009-12-27)
  • The Risk of Air Gaps (2009-11-25)
  • Basic Etiquette of Technical Communication (2009-10-21)
  • Tags for Bibliography References (2009-10-15)
  • Applied Code Reading: Debugging FreeBSD Regex (2009-09-16)
  • Job Security (2009-09-02)
  • The Price of Cheap Labor (2009-08-28)
  • Real Heroes (2009-08-27)
  • HP-200LX Remote Control Hacks (2009-08-20)
  • Applied Code Reading: GNU Plotutils (2009-08-11)
  • How to Create a Self-Referential Tweet (2009-08-05)
  • A Tiny Review of Scala (2009-07-22)
  • Madplay on an Intel Mac (2009-07-13)
  • Real-Time Google Earth GPS Tracking (2009-07-01)
  • Greek Numerals in OpenOffice.org (2009-06-25)
  • Impact Factor of Computer Science Journals 2008 (2009-06-24)
  • Software Architecture Challenges in the 21st Century (2009-06-09)
  • Revisiting the Antikythera Mechanism Emulator (2009-05-27)
  • A Bug Creates Art (2009-05-16)
  • Democracy in Europe: The Telecom Package (2009-05-10)
  • Fixing the Orientation of JPEG Photographs (2009-05-07)
  • Best Day to Blog (2009-04-30)
  • Dual-Use Technology (2009-04-26)
  • A Tiling Demo (2009-04-20)
  • Drawing Tools (2009-04-15)
  • Precision in Comments (2009-04-08)
  • Open Source Opens up for Business (2009-04-01)
  • Earth Hour: A Geek's View (2009-03-28)
  • Tim Berners-Lee Addresses the First Web Science Conference (2009-03-18)
  • YouTube vs. TOSEM (2009-03-10)
  • Parallelizing Jobs with xargs (2009-03-04)
  • Start With the Most Difficult Part (2009-02-25)
  • The Information Train (2009-02-18)
  • Visualizing Revision Logs with a UML Sequence Diagram (2009-02-10)
  • Beautiful Architecture (2009-02-04)
  • The World's Smallest Domain-Specific Language (2009-02-03)
  • A Well-Tempered Pipeline (2009-01-25)
  • Paper-Based Publishing Meets the Web (2009-01-22)
  • Brian Kernighan on 30 Years of Software Tools (2009-01-21)
  • The Changing Value of Knowledge and Skills (2009-01-01)
  • Europeana Launches, Again (2008-12-24)
  • No Blinkelichten, Please (2008-12-22)
  • Sound-Bytes from the Open World Forum (2008-12-02)
  • Robert Kaplan on Strategy Execution (2008-11-10)
  • The Value of Computing Paradigm Diversity (2008-11-07)
  • Monitor Process Progress on Unix (2008-10-27)
  • A Look at Zero-Defect Code (2008-10-18)
  • Missing the Point (2008-10-16)
  • An Inadvertent Denial of Service Attack (2008-10-08)
  • Suspend Windows from the Command Line (2008-10-06)
  • Web Services Come of Age (2008-09-24)
  • Central Planning Hurts Research (2008-09-16)
  • Unzipping Files in Order (2008-09-11)
  • Daring Youth: Then and Now (2008-09-06)
  • UMLGraph Version 5.1 (2008-08-27)
  • Saving the Editor's History (2008-08-25)
  • Two More Years of Wikipedia Data (2008-08-08)
  • A Child's Crontab (2008-08-05)
  • Top Researchers in Computer Science and Informatics (2008-07-31)
  • Wikipedia Faces no Limits to Grow (2008-07-30)
  • Eric K. Clemons on Monetizing the Net Without Advertising (2008-07-16)
  • Impact Factor of Computer Science Journals 2007 (2008-06-27)
  • The Way We Program (2008-06-26)
  • Denise Rousseau on Publishing to Top Tier Journals (2008-05-30)
  • Interoperability, at Last (2008-05-24)
  • A Visit at BMW's Leipzig Factory (2008-05-17)
  • Open and Closed Source Kernels Go Head to Head (2008-05-16)
  • Software Builders (2008-05-02)
  • In Presentations Less is More (2008-04-28)
  • Assigning Responsibility (2008-04-20)
  • LTO Tape Drive Compression Considered Harmful (2008-04-18)
  • A Minute Minute Minder (2008-03-28)
  • Using and Abusing XML (2008-03-01)
  • Backwards Compatibility in Office Open XML (2008-02-21)
  • The Power of an Integrated Platform (2008-02-02)
  • What I'd Say to Bill Gates (2008-01-27)
  • The Mysterious TreeMap Type Signature (2008-01-23)
  • Rational Metaprogramming (2008-01-13)
  • The Relativity of Performance Improvements (2008-01-07)
  • Curing MIDlet Bluetooth Disconnects (2008-01-04)
  • Losing the War (2007-12-28)
  • Many Ways to Skin a Window (2007-12-13)
  • Global Web Site Redirect (2007-12-08)
  • An Update on UMLGraph (2007-11-29)
  • Cover Letters for Publications in LaTeX (2007-11-22)
  • On Paper (2007-11-10)
  • International BSD Conference in Turkey (2007-10-21)
  • Creative Commons Around the World (2007-10-11)
  • The Memory Savings of Shared Libraries (2007-10-06)
  • A Programmer's Bookshelf (2007-09-27)
  • Handling Traffic (2007-09-20)
  • Cooperative Development at the Speed of Light (2007-09-14)
  • Abstraction and Variation (2007-09-02)
  • The Treacherous Power of Extended Regular Expressions (2007-08-28)
  • Location-Based Dictionary Attacks (2007-08-02)
  • Impact Factor of Computer Science Journals 2006 (2007-07-10)
  • A Phone Exchange Rootkit (2007-07-08)
  • The Tools we Use (2007-06-28)
  • The Double-Edged Sword of Proprietary Platforms (2007-06-21)
  • Handling Downtime (2007-06-15)
  • Palindromic Palindrome Checking (2007-06-06)
  • Decyphering Modern Texts (2007-05-23)
  • Using the Open-Sourced Java Platform (2007-05-10)
  • Of Wine and Software (2007-05-02)
  • Silver Bullets and Other Mysteries (2007-04-30)
  • Modularity and Troubleshooting (2007-04-21)
  • Breaking into a Virtual Machine (2007-04-16)
  • I Spy (2007-04-09)
  • A Humbling Upgrade (2007-04-04)
  • One Traffic Light Per Child (2007-03-25)
  • Software Development Productivity Award (2007-03-23)
  • Make vs Ant: Observability (2007-03-15)
  • Software Rejuvenation is Counterproductive (2007-03-09)
  • The Power of Reusable GUI Elements (2007-03-06)
  • A Peek at Beautiful Code (2007-02-27)
  • Malware on the Fly (2007-02-16)
  • How to Embed Citations in Diagrams (2007-02-04)
  • Open source as a paradigm for evolving complex systems (2007-01-19)
  • Landscape vs Portrait Monitors (2007-01-15)
  • The Perils of Naive Sorting (2007-01-12)
  • Why Key Fingerprints are Important (2007-01-08)
  • The Capacitor Plague Hits a Baby Monitor (2006-12-25)
  • The Escape of a Small Program (2006-12-21)
  • Cracking Software Reuse (2006-12-15)
  • Secure Passports and IT Problems (2006-12-13)
  • (Not) Hacking the Digipass Go 3 OTP Dongle (2006-12-01)
  • Internet Explorer's Cleaner Look (2006-11-28)
  • So Long as there's a Jingle in your Head, Television isn't Free (2006-11-22)
  • White Noise Calms Babies (2006-11-15)
  • Converting RIS to BibTeX (2006-11-08)
  • The Return of Performance Engineering and Trendy Programmers (2006-11-03)
  • A Solution for Web Citations (2006-10-24)
  • SQO-OSS Launched (2006-10-20)
  • Research in Domain Specific Languages (2006-10-13)
  • Web Page Hits, Amazon.com's Sales Rank, and Actual Sales (2006-10-11)
  • Code Finessing (2006-10-06)
  • Cross Compiling (2006-09-30)
  • Choosing a Collection: A Discussion with Kent Beck (2006-09-27)
  • The Verbosity of Object-Oriented Code (2006-09-25)
  • UML Class Diagrams from C++ Code (2006-09-21)
  • NASSCOM Quality Summit 2006 (2006-09-17)
  • Hardware and Software Debugging (2006-09-02)
  • Open Source and Professional Advancement (2006-09-01)
  • SeaMonkey vs Internet Explorer Revisited (2006-08-08)
  • What Can System Administrators Learn from Programmers? (2006-07-23)
  • Efficient Human Multitasking (2006-07-19)
  • Boot Lock (2006-07-11)
  • Quality, Democracy, and Code (2006-07-02)
  • Choosing a Programming Language (2006-07-01)
  • Dave Prosser's C Preprocessing Algorithm (2006-06-26)
  • Interoperability Requires Temperance (2006-06-25)
  • Batch Files as Shell Scripts (2006-06-16)
  • Security is a Problem of the Weakest Link (2006-05-24)
  • Surprising Findings on Software Reuse (2006-05-07)
  • Debuggers and Logging Frameworks (2006-05-01)
  • Public Bookmarking (2006-04-24)
  • Xerces v Flex (2006-04-13)
  • Code Quality: The Open Source Perspective (2006-04-12)
  • Efficiency Will Always Matter (2006-04-03)
  • Active Voice v Passive Voice (2006-03-16)
  • Bug Busters (2006-03-01)
  • Management Support Technologies (2006-02-22)
  • A Malfeasant Design for Lawful Interception (2006-02-15)
  • How Not to Cook an Egg With Your Cell Phone (2006-02-07)
  • A General-Purpose Swap Macro (2006-01-30)
  • Google in China (2006-01-25)
  • A Tree of Mentors (2006-01-07)
  • Disappearing Hardware (2006-01-03)
  • Project Asset Portability (2006-01-01)
  • Who Will Edit the Editors? (2005-12-19)
  • If STL Had Been Designed by a Committee (2005-12-07)
  • A Clash of Two Cultures (2005-12-05)
  • How to Sort Three Numbers (2005-11-17)
  • Supporting Java's Foreach Construct (2005-11-14)
  • US Military Removes Word Documents from the Web? (2005-11-09)
  • Working with Unix Tools (2005-11-01)
  • Human Thought and the Design of Computers (2005-10-28)
  • MIT's $100 Laptop (2005-10-14)
  • Hard Disk Failure (2005-10-04)
  • The Other Side of Digital Preservation (2005-09-30)
  • Slashdot Story: The Future of Windows Software Distribution (2005-09-26)
  • Information Kiosk (2005-09-15)
  • Preparing for the Exams (2005-09-05)
  • Version Control Talk Demystified (2005-09-02)
  • Version Control Systems (2005-09-01)
  • Everything Old is New Again (2005-08-09)
  • C++0X Enhancement: Rational Metaprogramming (2005-07-19)
  • GCC Obfuscated Code (2005-07-17)
  • C++0X Enhancement: Packaged Libraries (2005-07-15)
  • Tool Writing: A Forgotten Art? (2005-07-01)
  • XML Abstraction at the Wrong Level (2005-06-23)
  • An Open Letter to a Copy-Editor (2005-06-09)
  • Today's Dynamic is Tomorrow's Static (2005-05-26)
  • Cats and Cigarette Lighters (2005-05-19)
  • Warum einfach, wenns auch kompliziert geht? (2005-05-13)
  • Ordnung muss sein (2005-05-11)
  • Google's Web Accelerator as a P2P CDN (2005-05-05)
  • Java Makes Scripting Languages Irrelevant? (2005-05-01)
  • Solving Singh's Substitution Cipher (2005-04-27)
  • A Pipe Namespace in the Portal Filesystem (2005-04-13)
  • Vatican's Prescient Web Masters (2005-04-09)
  • UMLGraph Update (2005-03-26)
  • A Plea for Usability Design in Children's Electronic Toys (2005-03-14)
  • Self-Healing Systems Will Age (2005-03-02)
  • Dear Editor (2005-03-01)
  • XML Versus Text Files (2005-02-18)
  • The Efficiency of Java and C++, Revisited (2005-02-15)
  • An Open Source Java Metrics Toolset Is Hard to Find (2005-02-11)
  • The Efficiency of Java and C++ (2005-02-10)
  • Macro-based Substitutions in Source Code (2005-02-07)
  • Maintainability of the FreeBSD System (2005-02-04)
  • Java: the New Straightjacket (2005-01-20)
  • The Tools at Hand (2005-01-01)
  • Who Maintains the GNU Plotutils? (2004-12-27)
  • Lack of Progress in Palm Applications (2004-12-13)
  • Measuring the Effect of Shared Objects (2004-12-11)
  • Code Reading Example: the Linux Kernel Load Calculation (2004-11-25)
  • Poster Presentations (2004-11-19)
  • Book Review: C++ Coding Standards (2004-11-14)
  • Accuracy and Precision in Scientific Publications (2004-10-27)
  • Involving Students With Open Source Projects (2004-10-24)
  • A Toddler Discovers Globalization (2004-10-16)
  • Apple's Presence in Greece Appears to be a Joke. (2004-10-06)
  • Cracker Code Review (2004-10-05)
  • A Survey of Language Popularity (2004-09-25)
  • System administration stories: The Revolt (2004-09-11)
  • Digital Data Makes Anything Possible (2004-09-01)
  • U.S. military sites offer a quarter million Microsoft Word documents (2004-08-31)
  • Continous Bookmarking (2004-08-25)
  • Detective Work and Dropped TCP Connections (2004-08-23)
  • The hypot() Mystery (2004-08-16)
  • Patching Framework III (2004-08-11)
  • Not All Open-source Systems Are Perfect (2004-07-20)
  • Google Mail and Privacy (2004-06-25)
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  • Computer Languages Form an Ecosystem (2004-04-18)
  • Technological Complexity (2004-04-10)
  • Binary File Similarity Checking (2004-03-19)
  • Putting the Jini Back into the Bottle (2004-02-18)
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