Archive for March, 2005

Buffer Overflows

Wednesday, March 30th, 2005

Firefox 1.01 has a remote arbitrary code exploit while parsing gif files. Keeping software up-to-date seems to be like change the motor oil in my car – something I know is necessary do regularly but keep delaying. Why is software so prone to errors? The answer is self-evident when I consider how I write code. [...]

Sunday, March 27th, 2005

Tomorrow is the first day of the Spring quarter. The registrar says that I have 15 students. 15!! I wonder how many the Qow has. Speaking of the Qow, I discovered a strange correlation between my staying awake and watching the Test matches and the amount of yackity yak in the room. Further investigation is [...]

Sunday, March 27th, 2005

It has been almost a year since I created this account in an effort to get a google invite to their new BETA gmail email service. I have decided to see what all this blogging fuss is about. I am sure I will stop this in a few days / weeks / months. BTW in [...]