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I'm a free-lance embedded software developer who likes computer science, mathematics, electronics and foreign languages.

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Apr
22
awarded  Caucus
Feb
16
comment How are pseudorandom and truly random numbers different and why does it matter?
Actually I wanted to highlight how hopelessly naive the question is, because it glosses over the most important aspect of randomness, the process by which the numbers are generated.
Feb
16
comment How are pseudorandom and truly random numbers different and why does it matter?
@JMD No, I didn't know that one, wow!
Feb
9
comment How are pseudorandom and truly random numbers different and why does it matter?
What do you mean by "rolls some dice"? Does it have a robot arm and camera attached?
Mar
21
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
19
comment How to convert existing disk to raid1 in debian
Just did that, following these instructions: howtoforge.com/…
Jan
3
comment How to enable USB 2.0 in Virtualbox 4.0.10, option for enabling EHCI is missing
As far as I can tell, yes. I'm in group vboxusers, and I don't think I have an older system (usbfs is not used in my system).
Jan
2
comment How to enable USB 2.0 in Virtualbox 4.0.10, option for enabling EHCI is missing
I can't enable USB 2.0 for the whole virtual machine, so I don't think it works on any port.
Jan
2
asked How to enable USB 2.0 in Virtualbox 4.0.10, option for enabling EHCI is missing
Dec
27
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
23
awarded  Popular Question
Jul
10
awarded  Caucus
Mar
28
comment Is there a way to batch rename files to lowercase?
+1 Just what I needed.
Nov
26
comment mv command confuses directory name with command option
@Kevin That works only if the argument is a file name.
Oct
12
awarded  Critic
Aug
11
comment How can I check if an anti-static wrist strap works?
electronics.stackexchange.com
Aug
11
revised Which static electricity prevention tools do actually work?
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Aug
11
comment Which static electricity prevention tools do actually work?
You need to touch ground with it. You might as well touch ground with your finger.
Aug
11
awarded  Editor
Aug
11
revised Which static electricity prevention tools do actually work?
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