Monthly Archives: November 2018

Correct-endian

Programmers who want to curry favor (to be polite) with Paul Graham, the founder of Ycombinator, upvote postings on the Lisp programming language on news.ycombinator.com. Humorously, one commenter noticed this gem in a Lisp article: 🙂 classichasclass 3 hours ago … Continue reading

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Lionair Flight 610 737 Max Crash

Lion Air flight 610 crashed on October 29, killing all 189 people on board. Also, one rescue diver involved in the recovery drowned. Having flown in Jakarta, Indonesia before, I can comment on the challenges that airlines face there: hazy … Continue reading

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mysql-trigger-logger Available on github

I just added new github repo, mysql-trigger-logger. It demonstrates how to use MySQL triggers to log the timestamp, user, SQL and a note for unexpected database changes (“heisenbugs”) from UPDATE or INSERT statements to a table. This is professional-grade code … Continue reading

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ADS-B Juicy Gossip

U.S. aircraft operators are required to have digital position reporting (ADS-B Out) installed, working and certified before Jan. 1, 2020 and European operators June 7, 2020. There are over 150,000 airplanes in the USA … But with only a year … Continue reading

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