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I am a computer programmer. Knowledge representation and algorithmic complexity are my main interests.


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awarded  Explainer
Sep
26
answered does a computer use RAM to shut down
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
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awarded  Autobiographer
Aug
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comment Ghost typing — has my Mac been hacked?
So far all you know is that there seemed to be keyboard input coming from somewhere other than your keyboard. Lacking any other information you should consider wireless input methods such as Bluetooth as a possible source.
Jul
10
comment Backup a programming directory
Use the test command. test -x succeeds if a file's permissions have the execute bit set.
Jul
10
answered Backup a programming directory
May
20
comment Compute md5sum of every 1MB part of stream from pipe
Nifty. I did not know about this.
May
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answered Compute md5sum of every 1MB part of stream from pipe
Apr
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awarded  Caucus
Apr
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revised Time-Machine weekly not incremental?
added 5 characters in body
Apr
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answered Time-Machine weekly not incremental?
Mar
4
reviewed Approve What key does the symbol “⇧” represent?
Mar
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reviewed Reject How can I mass rename files?
Jan
26
awarded  Yearling
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15
awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
25
answered Why is my own e-mail address not listed in the To field?
Oct
16
comment OSX duplicated and re-numbered my Drive in /Volumes/
Hmmm. The problem might now be timing related, depending on whether the external drive is spun up or not, or some other factor that delays mounting the filesystem.