June 11, 2010

Exams done!!!

VI sem done. Only one more year of college (if I decide no to go for post graduation) left. Now 3 months of vacations!!!!!!!! Oh wait. No vacations for me. It’s three months of internship at Nokia. Starting next Wednesday, 16th June. Till then, time to have fun. See ya.

June 9, 2010

Arch Linux, the best Linux ever

Spent the whole day installing and customising Arch Linux on my desktop. All I gotta say, its FUCKIN’ AWESOME!! Arch (pronounced arch as in archery) is a lightweight, modular distro, aimed at slightly experienced Linux users. It allows you to customize the whole OS how you want. You start with a base install which provides the core requirements to run a OS and install what you require on top of that. Read more

May 11, 2010

A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages

A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages fuckyeahcomputerscience: 1801 - Joseph Marie Jacquard uses punch cards to instruct a loom to weave “hello, world” into a tapestry. Redditers of the time are not impressed due to the lack of tail call recursion, concurrency, or proper capitalization. 1842 - Ada Lovelace writes the first program. She is hampered in her efforts by the minor inconvenience that she doesn’t have any actual computers to run her code. Read more

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