Archive for March, 2005


Thursday, March 17th, 2005

Motivation and timescale

Thursday, March 17th, 2005

Last few Drink or Die members are going through the courts – a non-profit cracking and warez ring
The BBC report on the UK conviction of Alex Bell and Steven Dowd now in 2005 after raids in 2001 relating to activity in the mid 90s has me thinking about the difference in timescales in IT and [...]

Statistics simulations

Sunday, March 13th, 2005

A series of Java based statistics simulations provides covarage of most aspects of statistics at level 3 and 4 (Normal distribution, skew, sampling, tests of significance)
These are part of the Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics and you can download the lot as a ZIP file (or as JBuilder source code)
The site also includes a stats [...]

FTP upload script (perl)

Sunday, March 6th, 2005

Andrew Hunter provided a simple and ingenious perl script that will ftp a directory’s worth of files to a remote Web server
Well done that man
This script worked fine on Windows under Active State perl and works (without modification) under Mac OS X using the perl that comes with Panther