How I got the nickname ‘wizard’

January 30th, 2010 by alephnaught

How I got the nickname ‘wizard’

A long long time ago I did real-time programming for a high energy physics research laboratory, KMS Fusion, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. I programmed a Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) PDP-11/45, and I knew all the assembly instructions required to process an interrupt from the backplane to my code (eventually I wrote a multi-device driver […]

November 4th, 2007 by alephnaught


13949712720901ForOSX You can read about why this string is important here.  Suffice it to say that this seems like a nice, non-violent way to support the port of Java 6 to the Mac platform.  Although, I suspect Apple has it almost ready anyway – they delayed the Leopard launch to get the iPhone done, and […]

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June 4th, 2005 by alephnaught

The Executive Guide to Information Security

Title: The Executive Guide to Information Security: Threats, Challenges, and Solutions Author: Mark Egan with Tim Mather Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional (November 30, 2004) ISBN: 0321304519 I think this is a great introduction to information security for a busy executive. There’s a lot of good information and places to start in improving a […]

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