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The saga of Darek Mihocka 2001/11/1 8:30 AM
In the following link you'll find a little essay I have written dedicated to Darek Mihocka, owner and operator of a small company known as Emulators Inc which is located here. Inside you'll find the details of what I consider to be one of the most disgus
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Proxykiller 2.3 is out 2001/11/7 6:33 AM
Well it probably could've been out a bit sooner - but Proxykiller version 2.3 is here! Not only has the HUGE security hole been fixed - but a number of other capabilites have been added to Proxykiller including the ability to handle POST requests. A deta
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Proxykiller 3.0 2001/11/13 12:13 AM
Lately I have been spending alot of time on a major rewrite of the Proxykiller application in anticipation for the next version of 3.0. Currently I have rewritten 99% of the HTML Processing Engine that was introduced in 2.0 and incorporated the bulk of it
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Merry Christmas! 2001/12/24 11:00 AM
Merry Christmas - bless us everyone. As overrated as those statements are - it still needs to be said. Enjoy your holidays people :-) J
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Macworld SF 2002 2002/1/8 12:38 AM
Well folks MacWorld SF (San Francisco) 2002 is finally over and all I can say is.... GULP. I want to take this opportunity to express my sympathy for all of the Mac Users of the world along with a hearty 'HA HA!' Yeah theres a new Imac or should I say IL
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Software Updates Galore! 2002/1/8 12:00 PM
Yes thats right folks - I've finally taken the time to sit down and update a large number of my projects! This weekend will see the release of two projects which I have actually been promising to release for quite awhile. Presentation Engine 2.0 Proxykil
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Proxykiller 3.0 2002/1/14 12:42 AM
Proxykiller 3.0 has been released. It features a rewritten HTML parsing engine that has been placed into a backend library. It also features much better support for a larger number of web pages along with the JayInet HTTP Console application. J
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Presentation Engine 2.0 (DR) 2002/1/14 12:44 AM
The Presentation Engine 2.0 codebase has finally stabilized and is ready for a developer's release. The code is now available for download from the PEngine Project page. There is little documentation included as of yet but I hope to refresh this release
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United Poultry Concerns 2002/1/22 5:03 PM
The opinion section has been updated with a piece concerning an organization known as "United Poultry Concerns". These people need help now. This article consists of an "edited for content" email that I sent directly to UPC. Check i
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The Patriots win the Superbowl - By Erik Jeffreys 2002/2/4 7:38 AM
Yes the patriots have won the superbowl despite everybody thinking otherwise. In fact I was so sure that this wouldn't happen - I made a bet with a work friend of mine. The bet was that if the Patriots won - we could post something to my site. Well it
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Windows more secure than Linux 2002/2/5 12:04 AM
An article over at WinInformant which you will find is located here attempts to prove that Windows is more secure than Linux. It does so by tallying the number of vulnerabilities discovered in each respective OS or Distribution over the last few years.
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My rant on Open Source Licensing 2002/2/8 6:45 PM
I've posted the initial version of my Rant Against Open Source Licensing in the opinions section for all to see. An incomplete version of this essay has been gathering dust in the database for the last month so I've taken the time to tie up a few of the
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Rhapsody - A Visual Adventure 2002/2/12 9:14 AM
I've finally completed my latest creation involving a piece of software known as Rhapsody. No - this isn't something I wrote but rather something so rare you are unlikely to see it anywhere else. Thats right folks! Check out the new ScreenShot section
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The solution to Minesweeper 2002/2/16 4:21 AM
I've finally decided to post my P algorithim for the "Minesweeper Consistency Problem". The explanations are all there and the code is available for download NOW. Check it out and let me know what you think. You can IM me on AOL, MSN, YAHOO,
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Minesweeper beats Jay :-) 2002/2/22 6:04 AM
Thats right this isn't a joke. I've spent day in and day out working on a way to proof my solution to minesweeper. Finally today inspiration hit me and I was able to write an NP algorithim that would 100% prove whether or not my solution was the real de
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Quicky Update 2002/3/19 10:25 PM
Its been awhile since I last updated - so I figured I would post something so that the site continues to look fresh. I've been quite busy lately as some of you may have been able to tell. Between my new Playstation 2, building an SMP box, learning the i
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PPC Emulation = Vaporware 2002/3/21 6:10 PM
Well MacWorld Tokyo has come and is nearly gone and there is still no sign of the PowerPC Hardware/Software emulation Microcode Solutions and Emulators.Com were supposed to release today. Although these events do not surprise me - they do irratate me sin
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Jim Drew gets Bloodthirsty 2002/3/25 6:14 PM
Well the story at Emaculation has continued to boil over (see my previous called PPC Emulation = Vaporware). It seems that Jim Drew has threatened legal action against EMaculation in retaliation for the numerous critical comments that were posted regardi
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MS Anti Unix site runs on FreeBSD 2002/4/3 8:46 PM
This has got to be one of the more amusing pieces of news that I have stumbled upon lately. It seems that Microsoft and Unisys have created what some would call an "Anti Unix" site and placed it on the web here . Upon closer inspection it beca
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The Wonderful World of DVDs and Linux 2002/4/4 6:50 PM
It took me two hours last night - but I finally managed to accomplish what is widely rumored to be impossible. I managed to get a DVD to play in Linux. Using the wonderful MPlayer software I was able to actually get to watch a piece of the sound and vid
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Into the depths of Linux 2002/4/24 5:37 AM
Well over the last few weeks I've had the opportunity to install and really attempt to get in depth with Linux. Though I've been using it on and off for years - I've never dedicated an entire machine to it. I must say its been quite an interesting advent
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"Escaping Karma Hell" - A Testimony 2002/5/9 5:35 PM
Some said that it simply was not possible. Some even dared say that it wasn't worth trying. After all I've been through - I would have to disagree with them. Today I have proven that it is indeed possible to escape from the Slashdot artificially induce
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Attack of the Clones! 2002/5/17 6:41 AM
Well folks the next Star Wars movie opened today and I was there to see it. Note: If this surprises anybody reading this site - you are in need of serious help. Overall I think it really was a great movie that pretty much lives up to the Star Wars legac
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TrueType Fonts and Linux 2002/6/11 1:42 AM
Well I just finished spending the last hour getting decent font support set up on my Linux box. Having been recently inspired by a thread on Arstechnica detailing how to set up nice looking fonts in Linux (Redhat 7.3 uses the crappiest ones by default) -
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Presentation Engine 2.1 in testing 2002/6/12 11:38 PM
I've finally taken the time to sit down and prepare the Presentation Engine for its next point release (2.1). I promised during the release of 2.0DR that I would refresh the release with the documentation and bugfixes required for the system to be useabl
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