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This personal website of mine came to life quite some years ago, to be more precise I started it exactly 7-21-2001 ago.


A nice Dutch windmill.

Information

This personal weblog was started way back on July 21, 2001 which means that it is 7-21-2001 old.

So far this blog contains no less than 2152 entries and as many as 1863 comments.

Recent Entries

  • Absence of side effects
    The absence of side effects means that we can parallelize our software programs. The technical term for memory areas that can be modified is ... >>
  • Valuable tips
    Here are a number of very valuable tips that Chris (PGA Professional from Scotland) gave me during my golf lesson this morning. They worked ... >>
  • Scalability and fault tolerance
    All the code runs inside lightweight threads of execution (called processes) that are isolated and exchange information via messages. Due to their lightweight nature, ... >>
  • Free lunch no more
    For a couple decades we have been able to take a free ride on the technological advances in speed and performance of improved hardware ... >>
  • Paralysis by analysis
    "The reason for Tiger's fall is his ill-fated mythical quest for perfection..." "There is a linear beauty to numbers that is simple and indisputable, ... >>