What’s the point of making a website / blog / LLC / career and building up a modicum of a following if you’re not going to use it as a forum for shitposting once in a while? Right? Right. I wouldn’t post something as stupid as this if it was possible to actually post something …
It seems that a lot of people don’t understand the purpose of flattening the curve with quarantine. I’ve made a crude simulator that demonstrates hospital resource exhaustion if the number of cases continues to grow at the current rate (25% per day as of March 22, 2020). Check it out: http://www.codercowboy.com/coronasim/
Yeah, I’m worried / confused about all of this coronavirus stuff too. To that end, I’ve started collecting some useful links and information here, in Jason’s Coronavirus Page.
I’ve recently dived into collecting vintage computing hardware. Vintage software is somewhat hard to find these days, especially old boot disks and OS installation CDs. I found the following resources while reviving an old IBM Aptiva 2134 Pentium-era machine: WinWorld is a repository of vintage operating systems and software. They have DOS installation disks, Win …
I recently purchase and Aptiva 2134 from a vintage computer collector on Facebook Marketplace in an effort to fully immerse myself in Windows 9x nostalgia while writing a book. The 2134 is a Windows 95 era machine produced in 1996 that sports a 120mhz Pentium processor, 96MB of ram, three ISA slots, an on-board graphics …
In Wicket 7.12.0, adding a DebugBar to your page will result in an empty / useless debug bar if you don’t add a DebugBarInitializer to your app. Hopefully this will be documented by the wicket project in the future, but it isn’t right now.
Java’s HashMap (AbstractMap really) hashCode() implementation sums the hash codes of its entries rather than multiplies them by a prime number like String.hashCode() does. This can cause weird collisions in very similar maps.