What Linux needs…

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Today I was working on MyBanco when the thought came to me of what Linux needs to get a better market share (our ultimate goal, 100%). Then it occured to me! We need a promo, of course, not just any promo, a Li-Li-Li-Li-Linux 2.6.3 🙂 See 2:36 🙂

Women are like…

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<Beeth> Girls are like internet domain names, the ones I like are already taken. <honx> well, you can stil get one from a strange country 😛 I laughed.

How MyStocko works

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A few months ago, when I started working on MyBanco, I wrote a special RPC, or Remote procedure call protocol, a network protocol that allows a computer program running on one host to cause code to be executed on another host. This protocol, which uses HTTP/HTTPS and JSON is called MyInfo. MyInfo was designed so… Read more »

MyBanco 0.05 bad query patch

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There is a small typo around line 115 of backend/Plugins/transfer.php, where a line that says: $SQL = ‘INSERT INTO `myinfo`.`temp_data` ( should actually say $SQL = ‘INSERT INTO `temp_data` ( You can either change this typo manually by hand, or download the patch from my patches folder my MyBanco. mybanco-0.05-bad-query.patch 15-Oct-2008 07:50 patch mybanco-0.05-bad-query.patch.md5 15-Oct-2008… Read more »

Announcing MyStocko

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With the help of researchers Robert Marks, Blake LeBaron and John Holland, I have been able to start implementing an algorithm for a “self operating” stock exchange. Called MyStocko, it is an application that will be able to operate a simulated stock exchange automatically without any user or operator intervention. It records all buy/sell transactions,… Read more »

Feeling small? Try .micro

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Ever tried to register a domain name, and realise, there is nothing that identifies something small? I mean, sure, there is .com for commercial enterprises, and there is .net for big network (companies) and even .org for national/international organisations, but what about if you want to do something… small? Well, your good friend is now… Read more »

How the stock exchange works

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I have always wanted to be able to write my own software to run a stock exchange, but I have never been able to get a full grasp on how the whole stock exchange system worked. I always had been left with many questions. How exactly are the prices decided of the buying and selling… Read more »

Interview with the ShareSource creator; Tim Groeneveld

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This text has been translated from an article written in freiesMagazin 10/2008 page 60. The article was written by Marcus Schulderinsky For a project to be successfully managed and to be available on the internet, it needs a website and various small tools. The so-called project-hosting “has to have all the services required together and… Read more »

No, I will *not* call it GNU/Linux. Ever.

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Recently, a good friend of mine sent an email to the Free Software Foundation, the FSF, which was founded by Richard Stallman History Lesson time! Richard M. Stallman is a hacker and software freedom activist. He wished to create a free operating system called GNU (which is a recursive acronym for GNU’s Not Unix). Stallman… Read more »

Feeling 18

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On the 12th of September, I turned 18. This would be one reason for me slacking off in terms of number of posts. Thanks to everyone who sent me a happy birthday email 🙂 Will post a little about what I did for my birthday as time goes on, I am somewhat disapointed that I… Read more »