kaashif's blog

Programming, with some mathematics on the side

How large are the arbitrage opportunities in Eve Online?
Valuing converters in Sidereal Confluence
Is implementing alloca(3) in C really impossible?
Booting the 1994 Dr Dobb's 386BSD 1.0 CD
Adding keyword arguments to Java with annotation processing
The problem with using splice(2) for a faster cat(1)
Searching for Planet X with the Z3 solver
Why does Mockito need JVM bytecode generation?
Java doesn't really get immutability
Don't hide things from people reading your code
Why object to the death of Venice?
We sent the worst YCombinator application possible
What does it mean for someone to "deserve" success?
I'm moving to New York, here's why
LeetCode on a Z80 CPU from 1976
Don't stick to what you're good at - my startup catastrophes
Why doesn't GCC do this "easy" NRVO optimization?
Representing complex numbers exactly on a computer
Writing a parser for a function call is surprisingly hard
Decomposing representations: a slice of computational group theory
How to accidentally become a maintainer of a project
Electromagnetic weaponry for fun and profit
Finding uses for neodymium magnets
Modding a Sun Ultra 45 fan module
Hacking into a Sky router
My first homebrew computer!
Containerizing my transcript search app
HP PA-RISC Assembly Crash Course
Reviving an HP PA-RISC server
Using PostgreSQL to search transcripts
Register windows: a cool feature of SPARC
Porting OpenJK to sparc64
Playing with LDoms, OpenBSD and Solaris
Using vmm(4) to target old OpenBSD releases
Reviving a Sun Ultra 5 workstation
Sorting a ton of mail
Moving to my own email server
Hardware Census
Cutting down memory usage of a Haskell web app
Trying out DragonflyBSD
Playing around with distcc
Backing up PGP private keys
Making a list of the websites of people on nixers.net
Sharing /home between OpenBSD and Debian
Converting my blog to frog
Hacking StumpWM with Common Lisp
How to get a list of processes on OpenBSD (in C)
Iodine is cool
Rainbow brackets in Emacs
OpenShift vs Heroku: Haskell
Quaternions, spinors and rotations
ShareLaTeX on OpenBSD
Switching to Mercurial
Pkgsrc on Slackware
NetBSD "Review"
Learning Racket
Emacs is great
Patching OpenBSD
Haskell isn't difficult
How I share a file, simply
Installing OpenBSD on a T61
Configuring Mutt
Ideas for a project
How this blog works
How not to run a website
Creating a GNU/Linux distro
My Desktop
Functors in Haskell
Updating DNS records
What's a monoid?
Writing Unix manual pages
Reviving an old ThinkPad
Using GNU Stow
Introduction to C
Email is the Future
How to Wipe a Disk
Why I Use FreeBSD
What is LaTeX?
Web Servers
How to use GPG