Quotable Quotes

"It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors"

"You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know."

"To get back one's youth, one has merely to repeat one's follies"

The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde

"The only thing you have to do in this life is die,... Everything else is a choice."

The Age of Miracles - Karen Thomson Walker

"Without Pain, How Could We Know Joy? (This is an old argument in the field
of Thinking-About-Suffering, and its stupidity and lack of sophistication
could be plumbed for centuries, but suffice it to say that the existence
of broccoli does not in any way affect the taste of chocolate.)"

"... all felt Romantic, but not romantic."

"The dead are visible only in the terrible lidless eye of memory."

"You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world, old man, but you do
have some say in who hurts you."

"quantum entanglement of tubes and bodies"

The Fault in Our Stars - John Green

"A man's life was five dogs long, Cortland believed. The first was the one
that taught you. The second was the one you taught. The third and fourth
were the ones you worked. The last was the one that outlived you."

UR - Stephen King

"It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck
comes you are ready."

Old Man And the Sea - Earnest Hemingway

"No one in the world ever gets what they want and that is beautiful"

"People who live in glass houses should shut the fuck up"

"I'd come to see my rig for what it was: an elaborate contraption for
deceiving my senses, to allow me to live in a world that didn't exist.
Each component of my rig was a bar in the cell where I had willingly
imprisoned myself"

Ready Player One - Ernest Cline

"magic formula of a great game - easy to learn, difficult to master"

Masters of Doom - David Kushner

"You'd be happy, in the same pitiful way someone like our friend Ritchie is.
Nothing affects you, and you affect nothing."

"Maybe she's afraid that if I can't have her, I won't want her."

I Am the Messenger - Markus Zusak

"I'm reminded of a wise man who once said that he would never want to join
a club that would have him for a member."

The Ghost Brigades - John Scalzi

"Because substitutes that cannot be substituted are generally called identities"

"Bobby seems to be asking, in bold Helvetica type and in all earnestness"

Self-Reference Engine - Toh EnJoe

"... you've seen a room where the gravity has failed twice in different

"You love because you want to need someone the way you did when you were
a child, and have them need you too."

"It struck me that if you could train your mind to operate when awake as
it does in your sleep, then you could dream while you were awake, and see
a different world"

Only Forward - Michael Marshall Smith

"No one ever sees what is behind the mirror."


"That which, being added to another does not make it greater, and being
taken away from another does not make it less, is nothing"

The History of Calculus and its conceptual development - Carl Boyer

"People thought languages were just substitution puzzles"

Damocles - S. G. Redling

"The only way to beat the competition is to stop trying to beat the competition."

Blue Ocean Strategy - W. Chan Kim, Renee Mauborgne

"Alicia made her mouth into a ~"

"Immortality is a mass event"

"Anticlimax is the currency of mortality"

Anticopernicus - Adam Robers

"... number-one goal of all computer users is to not feel stupid."

"The essence of good interaction design is to devise interactions that let
users achieve their practical goals without violating their personal goals."

The Inmates are running the Asylum - Alan Cooper

Originally Posted on Oct 11, 2014




Types of Art

Dimensions of Idea communication


Lessons for Game designers from "Structure of Scientific Revolutions"

Bicycle pedals

Insanity and Software

Playing games, Doing Mathematics

Violet end of spectrum

Vipassana Meditation

Why gamers like pixelated games


Collecting Vs Hoarding Netflix

Game Design tip for Programmers - Less Automation

Review Ghost In The Shell - The blinds scene

Why Electron is the best development platform?

Project Dialog


Don't Panic

The Entanglement Pattern

The flying cars analogy

Road Trip of Atlantic Canada

Having done attitude


Before fixing performance issues

No Exams, Yes Video games

Podcasts Français


Quotable Quotes



Uruguay's President

New rules for Formula 1

Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice

Something's missing


Coffeescript: To switch or not to switch

Water from air

The single most reason that keeps me using Vim

Time travel fiction

When your git branch diverges from your remote

Something like Olivia - John Mayer

Online courses - New technology, Old rules

Kelsey Grammer is spectacular

Why Patriotism doesn't make sense

Why sea steading is important to pursue?


Rolling back latest git commit

Google Lunar X Prize

iTunes Download stopped (err =9006)

Good essay on user centric software design

Why we need to explore Seasteading?


Master pieces from screen

How to write interactive CLI utility in node.js

The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov

Why OpenGL ES is so hard?

How to print stack trace anywhere in Javascript

It's not fair to compare Android with Internet Explorer

How to debug WebWorker threads?

Why can't I criticize Government if I don't vote? I sure can.

Elon Musk quote

Don't label yourself

Why the hi-tech minds are writing Social apps?

Truce with exercise

JavaScript is the next C

Ever growing todo list is a good sign for creative projects

Lesser women in tech... So what?

HTML5 offline cache - use swapCache carefully

How Wikipedia and Flattr can together change the World


Discovering LastPass

Functional programming in Javascipt using Underscore.js

Youtube ETA - Chrome extension

Why secure airports when it's planes that fly?

Mac book red light audio jack problem on Linux

How to save HTML5 canvas image to Google App Engine

Why don't they publish eBooks for free but with embedded ads?

Silicon Valley and Hi-tech

Reality distortion field around

Indirect experiments

Music sharing

ReaderScope 2.0.6 - Find Comments

ReaderScope 2.0

predictably irrational

ReaderScope upcoming changes


Why "Open" is not the first concern of user?

Mutt, Gmail, gdata, notify-send: A Perfect Email solution

Are you the Matt Damon of your game?

ReaderScope 1.9 - OAuth

New app "Find Comments"


ReaderScope 1.8.{2,3} - new authentication and global share

Portable apps for iPhone, Android, Pre, n900 - Can Processing.js help?

ReaderScope 1.8.1 - rethinking features

ReaderScope 1.8 - Random

Android fragmentation : How big a deal is it?

on Dropbox


ReaderScope v1.7 - Widget, new Icons and .... Ads

on Git: tips for SVN users and Git in Dropbox cloud

How to do an online IDE for Android app development

Anti Asserts

Bono's top ten list

Make Android speak your Twits with "TwitSpeak"


Reality of colors

Talking Twitter client

ReaderScope 1.5 - quicker, better, prettier

Preview android.R.drawable.* images

Is definition of "Evil" changing?

on Music: Battle Studies

ReaderScope 1.4 (with a Theme Pack)

On Chrome OS

Black on White

Android AsyncTask template

The AND-OR problem of laptop and mobile phone

ReaderScope v1.3.3 - offline podcasts

ReaderScope v1.3.2 - Social Channels

ReaderScope v1.3 - Beyond Google Reader

Frets on Fire for Maemo - Update

ReaderScope 1.2.7 - Podcasts, Expanded View

Sprint HTC Hero problems with ReaderScope

ReaderScope 1.2.3 - Search

ReaderScope 1.2.1 - Auto Login

ReaderScope v1.2

ReaderScope 1.1.3 - SDCard storage

Crash report for Android App

Wifi and Battery

ReaderScope 1.1.2

ReaderScope 1.1.1 quick-n-easy features

ReaderScope 1.1 - Social Beacons

ReaderScope 1.0.2 - making deep cache simple

ReaderScope 1.0.1

ReaderScope 1.0

Detecting HTC magic on Fedora

ReaderScope beta4 - offline fun

ReaderScope beta3 - Tweet the news

ReaderScope Beta2

ReaderScope beta1 is out

Intercepting Up/Down keys from bash script

Makeshift XML beautifier in python

HTC Magic (Indian version) - expectations and facts

using android AsyncTask

Android development with Vim + Eclim

Cutewit (preview)

Einstein's Dreams

Preprocessing the GUI

Evas + Inkface in v0.2.5

easy source

FoF - PyOpenGL = miniFoF (possibly for n810)

FoF update

Twitter client with inkface-pygame v0.2.2

Frets on Fire on Maemo 5 (Fremantle)

Static IP configuration on Fedora 10

Inkface+pygame v0.2.0

Smooth scrolling with Inkface+pygame

Inkface v0.2 update and automated GUI testing

Testing Android (Koolu Beta 3) on Openmoko Freerunner

Clutter animation paths with Inkscape+Inkface (v0.1.3)

Turning a page

Planning Inkface v0.2

Debian repository on Google App Engine

Inkface + Clutter

Inkface v0.1.2, Twitter-inkface client


Inkface update

Debugging python reference counts

Paul Graham nails it again!

Fedora 10 on MacBook 2,1

A great essay

Thanksgiving at Crater Lake

Digital SLR buyer's guide

more fun with notify-send

(k)ubuntu 8.10 - not ready for my home yet

Migrating to Google App Engine

Android opened - first looks inside

Has it started?

Inkface v0.1

Musical discovery of the week

Die Berlin-Affäre

aus Berlin

Inkface - SVG based GUI design

Script fun

Visualizing source code

OpenMoko photo tour

New connection with the past

George Carlin - favorite clip


80-20 rule

Python fun

OSiM'08 Berlin, Germany

Of games

"Wine" tasting

Today's slashdot and open source

Cost of Open Source

Lions for Lambs

Ubuntu reviewed

Flickr uploads from n810

Cringely and Paul Graham

Accelerometer brainstorming

Clutter Webkit

OSiM USA 2008 - Day 2

OSiM USA 2008 - Day 1

Google code

Gr8 commercial

OSiM USA 2008, see you there

OpenMoko, Android and a great hacking post

two great videos

Blog from nokia tablets


cool n770 hack


Colbie Caillat

Firefox 3 is brilliant!!!

XML RPC server inside apache mod_python

best effort technologies

coding Monalisa

formula of a horror movie

next desktop jump

The "Screen"

Nice review article on virtualization technologies

Once again... a quote from 'Troy'

Story of a random number

quotes from George Carlin

"from time import sleep"

Sea surfing under the Golden Gate

Trip videos


across two hours

What I read...

How do I backup to Amazon S3 storage service

Stranger than fiction

Gas prices... seems like big scam

Another nice quote

Hilarious nerd comment

Programming & Painting

Why do we like fiction?


If Harry Potter were a computer hacker ...

Gentoo, XGL, HGG

Henry Ford

VI - A capable IDE

New blog

Safari Bookshelf


Back to the L4


GCC 2.95 rpms

repeat (ps | grep) = filtered top

Halo fixed on ATI Mobility Radeon 9000

DirectX Installation Problem

Warning: const is a keyword in ANSI C

Not much on L4 front

Last two weeks


Stumbled on HURD

Installed HURD console

Make problem solved


Handy way to create stack trace