3 Berkeley Lab radiation experts about Fukushima

This is an exceptionally precise and understandable presentation of the knowledge amassed about the Fukushima dramatic events since 11th March 2011. On April 17, 2011, Robert Budnitz, Ed Morse and Tom McKone discussed Japan’s nuclear crisis. I recommend their comments (including the web sites they list in the end of the presentation). YouTube link Listed… Read More

Signs that you’re a bad programmer

Inability to reason about code Poor understanding of the language’s programming model Deficient research skills / Chronically poor knowledge of the platform’s features Inability to comprehend pointers Difficulty seeing through recursion Inability to think in sets Lack of critical thinking Pinball Programming Unfamiliar with the principles of security Code is a mess Inability to determine… Read More

Software galore

We never can get enough of them, but our computers are sometimes overflowing. Software applications are everywhere, but how to choose the right one for the task at hand? I built a real collection of pages where you will be able to find nearly all you can dream for nearly all computers: Five important security… Read More

Free movie: B horror movies from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s

List from Internet Archive Hollywood in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s created a long string of cheap horror movies that never reached the top rating lists. However, some of them, despite being left mostly abandonned by their authors, are worthy of some renewed attention. In this context, it is interesting to notice that the Internet… Read More

Nearly 1 million American terrorists according to FBI

In September 2007, the Inspector General of the Justice Department reported that the Terrorist Screening Center (the FBI-administered organization that consolidates terrorist watch list information in the United States) had over 700,000 names in its database as of April 2007 – and that the list was growing by an average of over 20,000 records per… Read More