Finishing up The Fellowship of the Ring and ordered
Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked
World by Bruce Schneier. Applied Cryptography
would have been way over my head, and I enjoy reading about
cryptography so I thought this would be a good holiday reader.
Last year I read The Code Book by Simon Singh (after
Cryptonomicon) about the same time of year. That was
a fun book too.
Been playing with Tastybrew.com lately.
I've finally got most of a working site for homebrewers. I
recently added a diary entry similar to here. We'll see if
homebrewers will use it as much as programmers. If they're
any homebrewers here, check it out. Feedback is always
Wrote linux.com a while ago after finding this quote on
their site (here):
Code powering the Linux.com site is available under the GNU
Public License. Please email dev at linux.com for more
I'll have to try again as I never got a response. It would
be cool to see some of the tricks they use there, since I'm
mostly coding websites in PHP and MySQL these days.
Grabbed Galeon 0.12.3 a bit ago after hearing lots of good
things about it. I compiled it and ran with it about a day
before 1.0 came out. It's pretty rock solid and blazingly