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How fast can you multiply

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

How fast can you do your multiplication tables? Do you have your multiplication facts memorized or do you do a lot of addition? Put yourself to the test and try out my Multiplication Speed Test.

Netflix Links in IMDb Script Update

Monday, March 26th, 2007

If you use my Greasemonkey script that places Netflix links in IMDb, I updated it yesterday: AddNetflixToIMDb.user.js IMDb changed the structure of their HTML a bit. If you try to install this new version, make sure the script contains a comment near the top dated 3/24/2007. I had to clear my local cache before Firefox […]

Browser’s time zone

Monday, September 25th, 2006

I recently had the problem where my Java code running in a web server needed to figure out the user’s time zone. I needed to be able to display dates and times stored on the server in the user’s time zone. Daylight savings makes time zone calculations rather difficult. Not every time zone observes daylight […]

Thuderbird + RSS + Upgrade

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Do you use Thunderbird as your RSS aggregator? If you do, make sure you export all of your RSS subscriptions before you upgrade Thunderbird. I didn’t and after my last upgrade, all of my various RSS folders where left intact but the actually RSS subscriptions were lost. What a pain it is to have to […]

Hack your Linksys router

Wednesday, October 12th, 2005

Ten CSS tricks you may not know

Thursday, September 29th, 2005

Here are some handy CSS tips: Ten CSS tricks you may not know

Windows antivirus free for one year

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

If you have a Windows machine at home, check it out. You can install Computer Associates’ eTrust antivirus software for free for one year. I haven’t tried eTrust before. My Norton Antivirus subscription ran out several months ago, so rather then shell out another $39.95 to Symantec, I am going to give eTrust a try.

Python code in Battlefield 2

Thursday, July 7th, 2005

I installed Battlefield 2 today and look, Python scripts: