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Stuck in an Infiniteloop > An Isomorphic Exercise with Old Code

Posted 27 September 2015

Has anyone looked at code they wrote six months ago and went...what was I thinking?

Today I went to some code I wrote in 2009. That's right, 2009. This interesting challenge...

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Stuck in an Infiniteloop > GzipWriter vs. Zlib::deflate in Ruby

Posted 01 August 2015

I spent the better part of the yesterday afternoon trying to figure out why I was getting different results when using GzipWriter versus using Zlib::deflate and putting my own headers on it. Lo and behold while both gzip and zlib use DEFLATE...

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Stuck in an Infiniteloop > Working with Binary Data in Ruby

Posted 19 July 2015

Ruby is fun. Ruby is sexy. But Ruby doesn't do underlying bytes as nice as I'd like. But Knowles, whatever do you mean?

Consider the following, I have a file with contents:

If I tell you nothing else about the file, what can you infer? Well it's probably hex, but maybe it's ascii. If you read this file in Ruby and print it out...

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Stuck in an Infiniteloop > Interstellar Review

Posted 11 July 2015


I just watched Interstellar and in an attempt to quantify what I thought was going on, I went to the white board. The missus and I then had a marker duel on the details:

I'm pretty sure there is a plot hole somewhere, but I haven't yet scoured the internet for details.

Stuck in an Infiniteloop > Burned by Endianness

Posted 30 June 2015

Sometimes the best bugs are the ones you unintentionally put in yourself.

Consider the following problem. You have a buffer of arbitrary binary data that is interpreted as various data pieces. In this particular scenario you are putting various sized integers in this buffer. The buffer is defined to be network byte order.

Let's say you...

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yay verily
27 years old
February 8, 1988
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Knowles Y. Atchison, Jr.
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C, C++, Java (Experienced)
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    guilpter Icon

    08 Jun 2015 - 06:54
    Hi there i read your Huffman solution, I wanted to ask you if you have a file compression version ?
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    mireille4U Icon

    30 Apr 2015 - 05:23
    Greeting from mireille i saw your profile today and i became interested in you and i will like to know more about you and if you can mail an email to my mail address ( i will give you my is my mail address i hope we can move from here.above. Mireille
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    Michael26 Icon

    25 Jun 2013 - 15:43
    Reputation: 3000
    Nice round number :)
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    Highdrox Icon

    05 Apr 2013 - 07:37
    Our community Digital Dominance is preparing to launch, we do have 1 coder right now but are looking for another coder to join and help produce cheats for the MultiPlayer Game Hacking community.
    There is potential to make some good money and build a name as a coder.
    If you are interested please contact me.
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    Martyr2 Icon

    23 Sep 2012 - 14:15
    Thanks for the five year badge, much appreciated. :)
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    lbrownlbandit Icon

    13 Jun 2012 - 12:40
    Hi , just wondering I could borrow you black jack code
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    strawhat89 Icon

    12 Jun 2012 - 22:40
    I see you like witty quotes. Have you read Jim Butcher's Dresden Files? Its chock full of witty banter.
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    strawhat89 Icon

    12 Jun 2012 - 22:40
    I see you like witty quotes. Have you read Jim Butcher's Dresden Files? Its chock full of witty banter.
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    no2pencil Icon

    21 Feb 2012 - 19:29
    Ich habe eine Koch-Video!
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    blutrane Icon

    13 Feb 2012 - 07:52
    Wo ist der neue Koch-Video?
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    04 Sep 2011 - 07:58
    Hello, with the pudding. Pudd-pudd-pudd-pudd-pudding! Hello, with pudding. Pudding Bill Cosby. PUDDING! Bill Cosby. PUDDING! Bill Cosby. PUDDING! Bill Cosby. Pudding, pudding, pudding, pudding.
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    Shahrzzad Icon

    14 Jul 2011 - 09:29
    Thank u so much for accepting my friend request.:).
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    y2161994 Icon

    13 Jul 2011 - 03:23
    Hey friend,can you tell how I can know that My tutorial is approved or not.
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    ishkabible Icon

    28 Jun 2011 - 17:07
    get out of my BIOS, you could corrupt the input...or worse...the output!!
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    no2pencil Icon

    21 Jun 2011 - 11:27
    Post another baby making/cooking video!
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