Author: George Burgyan

Life – Part 3 – VLife

This continues the series from yesterday. While XLife introduced some optimization around how it computes the next board, you can make this run even faster if you look at the typical workload of this cellular automata. Looking...

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Life – Part 2 – XLife

Continuing from yesterday lets look at how this simple algorithm can be made faster! The first innovation came from XLife that shipped with the X11 X-Windows system on Unix. (personally I didn’t find out about this until...

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Life – Part 1

Firstly, this isn’t about the life we live, but rather Conway’s Game of Life. (Go ahead and read that, there’s no real reason for me to retype all of it here — and there’s some cool graphics that...

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iPhone voicemail problem: Fix!

Ennie’s had a problem with her voicemail on her iPhone. Ever since she upgraded from her 3G to the 3GS it never worked right. Voicemails just would not get pushed to her phone. After AT&T tweaked things even more you...

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Getting ready for the week

Short one today — I don’t have a lot of new things today. I have a few days worth of pictures to post, so look for that in the next few days. Trip pictures, Chagrin Falls pictures, Geocache pictures. Pictures galore!...

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11 Years!

So it’s not a typical milestone anniversary. It’s still a long time though. In 1999 En and I got married. Unlike many (most?) folks, we’re still together!  :-) People still talk about the wedding too…...

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170 – 3 squib

I shot my first big batch of ammo last night (Thursday). I had three squib loads unfortunately. Thankfully I knew what was going on and nothing was damaged in the process. I think this is all growing pains in terms of getting to...

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Novel idea

I think I have an idea I can run with for National Novel Writing Month. I’m not going to go too far into the plot here, but I think I have an interesting hook. The general idea is a thriller. The plot will start off with a...

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