Sometimes you see an advertisement where the image with it already tells you there’s something wrong…
Programming is based on four pillars: Statements, conditions, loops and structure. But I’m considering a fifth pillar exists, which is concurrency.
Once more, a post about spam. Why? Because I have one more interesting email in my spam-box, sent by someone who clearly is confused by the whole topic. So, here’s the email, with some annotations: Why is it spam? Because Google Apps/GMail says it is. And google is often right in these things. And as… Continue reading Delicious spam!
As you might know, I’ve played for years with Poser Pro now. And for about a year, I have created printed models through the services of Shapeways while also creating all kind of artwork with those Poser models and E-ON Vue. But more recently (well, less than a week ago) I started experimenting with OpenSCAD, which is an open-source CAD application… Continue reading Making 3D prints with OpenSCAD, Poser and Shapeways.
For those who are still hiding in some cave, there’s something going on called “The Fappening“. It’s a celebrity scandal that involve ‘selfies‘ taken by some famous people, most of them female and in various stages between clothed and fully nude. People claim that these celebrities should not have taken nude selfies to begin with… Continue reading The Celebrity Hacks…
As usual, spammers trying to fool me and many others, and the best way to protect you against them is by sharing how they operate. (And by using a proper spam filter, which is part of Google mail. And today some message was in my spam folder which seemed to be legitimate. Well, okay… There was… Continue reading Tricky spammer!
TodaY I received a PDF file called “Announcement of Commencement of Bankruptcy Proceedings_212014” And basically, it tells me that MtGox, a bitcoin market, is definitely going bankrupt. But that was to be expected. I have less than a single euro in bitcoins at MtGox I have no regrets for trying out their service. But plenty of… Continue reading MtGox is close to bankrupt.
Once more some stupid spammer trying to get people to pay them lots of money. It was sent to my sister who could not understand how she had to pay so she asked me how. I quickly discovered that this is a big scam and told her so. And I’m posting it here to warn… Continue reading Betaalverzoek inzake CJIB
Recently, I worked on a small project that needed to make a catalog of image files and folders on my hard disk and save this catalog in a database. Since my CGI and my photography hobby generated a lot of images, it would be practical to have something easy to support it all. Plenty of… Continue reading Multithreading, multi-troubling.
I happen to be one of those older software developers who saw the rise of XML. I even remember the older SGML standard, although I never used SGML. Version 1.0 of XML became an official standard in 1998. Once it became a standard, many companies started working to create the Killer App to work with… Continue reading Is XML in decline?