Snowflakes

Every snowflake is different! goes the saying. This can be used to fight counterfeiting of physical objects.

The internet needs groups! I'm not talking about the social entity like groups and individuals. I envision a net entity group like website, webpage, newsgroup or email address.

Me on Twitter

I did not blog for 2 years. It's not that I did not try. I have about 8 unfinished drafts but somehow they are not so current anymore or would need a lot of work, so they are unlikely to…

Using BioLux NV microscope in Ubuntu Linux

I recently got a Bresser BioLux NV microscope. Of course it is quite cheap and you get what you pay for. I'm still very pleased with it because it is a fun toy, and I'm not afraid to destroy something…

Ubuntu Linux 10.10 on Samsung NP-R540

I recently bought a cheap Samsung NP-R540 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500. Ubuntu 10.10 installed smoothly. I encountered two problems: The comercial ATI-video driver did not want to install, so I switched to the free driver and I'm…

Recently, I was trying to move some stuff from RCS to mercurial. There does not seem to exist a converter and since it was only a few revisions, I decided to do it by hand. The problem arose how to…

Makefiles for LaTeX

This entry was originally submitted to Debian Package of the day, but rejected because make is well known. Figure 1:The file In is used to produce InterM that is itself used to produce Out. Therefore Out depends directly on InterM…