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Implementing time-outs (safely)

Thyme is a herb that grows in gardens.

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Qt to quickly write a GUI app

Today, my wife asked me to write an app that would tell her to sit straight every 15 minutes. I know apps like that already exist and I could’ve pointed her to one, but I decided to write one myself. … Continue reading

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Even in Quebec, Winter is not the only season

An just to remind myself and some of my colleagues, I drew this on the office whiteboard yesterday:

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Winter wallpapers

As has become my custom (at least since this summer) I’ve changed the theme a few days go, at the start of the season. Here are the associated wallpaper images…

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New GnuPG key

For those who want to be able to verify .deb packages I make: I have a new GnuPG key. Type bits/keyID Date User ID pub 2048R/6D3CD07B 2011-07-20 Ronald Landheer-Cieslak (Software Analyst) Hash=E0C9DE42CFF88A35CACE3EB488A1783E Fingerprint=9DAC FA3D D7A5 001F A0B2 DA59 5E0C 4AF1 … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day

On the occasion of Canada day, I thought I’d put up the Canada-themed autumn wallpapers I’d prepared.

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Summer is here

Summer is here, so it’s time to update desktop backgrounds and site headers with something a bit more summery. This wallpaper of course has the Vlinder logo and the url of this website but, more prominently, it has a lily … Continue reading

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From XKCD.com: Copyright

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Security Awareness and Embedded Software

In a recent interview with Iván Arce of Core Security Technologies by Gary McGraw of Cigital, Arce made the point that embedded systems are becoming a security issue. At about the same time, US Army General Keith B. Alexander, director … Continue reading

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Annoying Script Kiddies

I don’t host any of my sites, except for git.vlinder.ca, myself: my Internet connection isn’t reliable enough, power outages are too frequent, and it’s basically too much of a hassle. So, my sites are hosted by a professional hosting service … Continue reading

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