Here’s a simple example using gethostbyname() that emulates the host command. I wrote it to debug a DNS problem. (On the network I’m on right now, gethostbyname() returns a different answer than host and dig. It is overagressively caching other hostnames. i.e. paulloookup shrub.ca is returning 126.96.36.199, which is mail.mac.com (!) #include <netdb.h>#include <stdio.h>#include <stdlib.h> […]
Baby Got Back. Reminds me of Nina Gordon’s cover of “Straight Outta Compton.”
Cenk Uygur: We live in a twisted world, where right is wrong and wrong reigns supreme. It is a chilling fact that most of the world’s leaders believe in nonsensical fairytales about the nature of reality. They believe in Gods that do not exist, and religions that could not possibly be true. We are driven […]
Business Week writes about The Real Reasons You’re Working So Hard…. I’m not sure they gave an answer, but I wanted to highlight this: That helps explain why time pressures seem to be getting worse. Globalization and the Internet create great new opportunities, but they also ratchet up the intensity of competition and generate more […]
20 congressjerks support the broadcast flag.
Like Malcolm, I, too, went to university in Ontario. I, too, filled out the tanking sheet. He describes my school and program kindly: There were several good ones and several better ones and a number of programsâ€”like computer science at the University of Waterlooâ€”that were world-class. And I, too, find the US school admissions process […]
I really hope no one can take this guy seriously: Astrology would be considered a scientific theory if judged by the same criteria used by a well-known advocate of Intelligent Design to justify his claim that ID is science, a landmark US trial heard on Tuesday. Under cross examination, ID proponent Michael Behe, a biochemist […]
TED, the uber-cook, uber-exclusive Technology/Entertainment/Design conference, now has a blog.
As voted on by the readers of Foreign Policy and Prospect: Top 100 Public Intellectuals.
As Jesse points out: Old MacDonald had a farm. Here a subsidy, there a subsidy…