The Ransomware Superhero of Normal, Illinois

Thanks to Michael Gillespie, an obscure programmer at a Nerds on Call repair store…: https://www.propublica.org/article/the-ransomware-superhero-of-normal-illinois#169844?utm_source=digg&utm_medium=email

The UNIX-HATERS Handbook (1994):

I love it haha…check it out here.

 

Chapter 1: Unix - The World's First Computer Virus
Chapter 1: Unix – The World’s First Computer Virus

 

Multi-Light Imaging for Heritage Applications

Excerpt:

This publication provides practical guidance on reflectance transformation imaging (RTI), an innovative multi-light imaging technique, and in particular, on the polynomial texture mapping (PTM) method for fitting reflectance distribution data. It aims specifically to offer user-friendly…

The second 100,000 primes and their reciprocals (1/x) to 500 significant digits

As with the first 100K primes, this is a large CSV file (~50MB) tarred to ~25MB. Column 1 contains the primes, adjacent cells in column 2 contain the reciprocals.

Download from my GitHub here.

The first 100,000 primes and their reciprocals (1/x) to 500 significant digits

Beware, this is a large CSV file (~50MB) tarred to ~25MB. Column 1 contains the primes, adjacent cells in column 2 contain the reciprocals.

Download here.

Paranoid Android, or How I Built a Twitter Bot and Lost a Little Bit of Faith In Humanity

The setup

I lied – this post isn’t going to be about how I built the Twitter bot. There are dozens of half-way decent tutorials scattered across the web and even a couple of decent ones and you’re welcome to exercise your DuckDuckGo-Fu or Google-Fu and figure it out.

Instead, this will be about my experience wading into the collective dumpster fire/garbage pit that is Twitter with some simple automation.

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2018 Motivation and Accountability Data

Some motivation and accountability data going into 2019.
 

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