Dennis Ritchie, creator of the C programming language, has died at age 70. This soon after my post on Steve Jobs, I’m unable to write much on the subject. But the C programming language was a major invention in the history of computers, and a significant step in the evolution of computers from academia and […]
I never met Steve Jobs. I’ve never even been in the same room as him, or (to my knowledge), the same city. So why am I choked up about his death? Because I love the man for what he accomplished, and how he’s changed the world.
Me: Yeah? Xcode: You want to enable snapshots yet?
With Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) coming out soon, you could argue this post is coming almost too late. But there’s a lot of confusion over this, and I don’t think ARC will help much if you don’t understand the why of memory management. After a couple years, I’ve come to adopt some very simple rules […]
So you’ve set your Wii to 480p, then moved it back to a TV that supports only 480i. How do you fix it? I searched for this for a while and found a few wrong and complicated answers.