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Shit happens… fireworks campaign

The yearly dutch campaign to prevent fireworks victims among young people has launched today. The campaign has a new site and slogan “Shit Happens”. A hilarious video is the centerpiece of the web site, but it can be doubted whether this is actually going to be an effective one… it is too funny to be […]

Using the Wiimote as a pointing device

What does a Nintendo wireless controller have to do with Slackware? Well… you’d be surprised! On october 4th I am running a presentation about “A history of Slackware development” as part of T-DOSE (fyi: T-DOSE is a free and yearly event held in The Netherlands to promote use and development of Open Source Software). One […]

Calculating PI

The Internet is full of “one-liners” and if you search a bit, you can find many. A one-liner typically means (a chain of) commands that produce useful results quickly. I came across a nice one-liner just now. The “binary calculator” or bc is a powerful UNIX tool. Calculating the value of PI with an arbitrary […]