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bio website pnathan.com
location Bellingham, WA
age 30
visits member for 5 years
seen Jul 25 at 20:50
  • Full-time software developer

  • Finished a Master of Science in Computer Science in Dec 2012.

    • Debugging Embedded Multicore Computers is the area.
    • Implemented the desktop software in Common Lisp
    • Developed a (probably) novel post-mortem analysis of event tracing for parallel systems.
    • Embedded computer was the XMOS XCore. Great little chip.
  • Keenly interested in new advances in fundamentals, as well as learning new areas of the field.

Oct
26
comment Mac OS X equivalent of the Ubuntu “tree” command
Couldn't get to Shaun's website; thanks for the heads up on modifying the Makefile.
Sep
13
comment Why do Process ID's come in the tens of thousands?
@David: Windows reuses pids.
Mar
8
comment cron attempts to run the output of rsync?
I'm going to go have a durp over in the corner now.
Nov
3
comment removing title bar of emacs in Windows XP
Yes, I want the title bar gone. Not the menu bar.
Aug
17
comment Mac OS X can't boot after renaming “/usr” system folder
Awkward problem is awkward.
Jun
9
comment Torrents: Can I protect my software by sending wrong bytes?
I would suggest putting in the time to make sure that the software won't easily work when copied.
Jun
9
comment Torrents: Can I protect my software by sending wrong bytes?
See plagiarismtoday.com/2010/05/26/… for point 2. Pirates pirate. Better software won't help you.
Jun
6
comment How can I specify rules for foreign keys in Microsoft Access using SQL?
should be moved to stackoverflow.
May
8
comment Has anyone tried to DIY his own router?
If you can't mentally run-down the block-level components you'll need and the general ideas of programming you'll need to do, you're not ready to do it. Sorry.
Mar
6
comment Word 2007 files on emacs?
Yeah, but that's not word '07. :-/
Mar
6
comment Word 2007 files on emacs?
Hmmmmm. I would prefer to seriously engage with the content though. :(
Mar
6
comment Word 2007 files on emacs?
Yeah, didn't look like '07 was supported.
Feb
28
comment UDF Reader for CDs on Vista 32
I went with the driver. I'll be upgrading the OS soon. :-)
Feb
11
comment Getting the line of string from previous pipe output by line number
@grawity: Readability trumps those concerns unless you're skilled in Perl. At least IMO.
Feb
11
comment Getting the line of string from previous pipe output by line number
@grawity: That's OK, right?
Jan
23
comment Lossless DVD to avi?
I found bitRipper to crash when clicking Settings. I have a Vista Home edition.
Jan
22
comment Windows 7 Powershell profile not working- after setting unrestricted
Yeah, but I don't want to run it as an administrator. Running as root by default is not how I like to roll.
Jan
20
comment Location of the powershell profile on windows 7
this is a wonderful answer, Keith.
Jan
20
comment mklink not installed on Windows 7?
@kez: Hunh...didn't think SO was the best place to ask this. ::shrug::
Jan
20
comment mklink not installed on Windows 7?
Yeah, I hear you. Pretty frustrating though.