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31 Oct 2012 (updated 31 Oct 2012 at 17:35 UTC) »

house lost power for two days due to Sandy. no dial-tone on land line either which is a total surprise to me. Ordered a skype# & g3 telecom international SIM card + $49 mobile phone with keyboard... reading Chuck Moore's blog Sandy offered a good timely alert to re-think fault tolerance design paradigm in telecomm/internet service provider/supporter

Beider-Morse Phonetic Matching (BMPM) , Consular Lookout And Search System.. . wotd.
27 Aug 2012 (updated 1 Sep 2012 at 20:02 UTC) »

reading 'The Fire Next Time' by James Baldwin. 'The Sino-Soviet Dispute' - documented and analyzed by G.F. Hudson, Richard Lowenthal and Roderick MacFarquhar ( second printing 1962)

Bertrand Russell: Why I am not a Christian. ( a good read)


Tim Roughgarden's course is good but I didn't stick to it at all. too much distractions. such is life.


Google requires some libraries to be 32-bit. That's why you should install them. – Yury Jan 20

apt-get install ia32-libs ( not the right path!)

install Java 7 on Ubuntu Natty

2 Aug 2012 (updated 2 Aug 2012 at 20:16 UTC) »
30 Jul 2012 (updated 31 Jul 2012 at 02:17 UTC) »



couldn't get any oracle otn dev package to run/install on my Debian workstation. tried oepe-wls-indigo-installer- & Eclipse(indigo) update manager...only j2ee 5 & 6 Documentation plugin installation done. sudo gets it going... but installing ADT plugin runs into another problem:

[2012-07-30 15:19:06 - adb] /opt/src/android-sdks/platform-tools/adb: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64
[2012-07-30 15:19:06 - adb] 'adb version' failed!
/opt/src/android-sdks/platform-tools/adb: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64
[2012-07-30 15:19:06 - adb] Failed to parse the output of 'adb version':
Standard Output was:

Error Output was:
/opt/src/android-sdks/platform-tools/adb: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

IBM Worklight Dev Edition version 5 for Eclipse.

25 Jul 2012 (updated 25 Jul 2012 at 15:08 UTC) »





20 Jul 2012 (updated 20 Jul 2012 at 19:49 UTC) »



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