There is a lot of buzz around the net on this idea of open source hardware (OSHW). However, the deeper that I look into it, the more tangled the web […]
Fool’s Mate Friday: the Just Chess Engine is just getting started…..
There are only 20 first moves in any standard game of chess. 20 choices, 20 options. Statistically, only 10 of those options regularly result in a win, or at worse, […]
Error: TARGET_USES_UNCOMPRESSED_KERNEL is depreciated!
While starting my new attempt at an Oreo build for the H811/H815 (T-Mobile LG G4), I ran into an error, right off the bat: Error: TARGET_USES_UNCOMPRESSED_KERNEL is depreciated! I took […]
Fool’s Mate Friday: The JustChessEngine
Sometimes, you just have to step out in a new direction. In the 1920’s, chess players began to hold to a new style of play, then called hypermodernism. In this […]
RWE: Ejabberd failed to start in Debian Wheezy
I had an old laptop that I decided would make a good toy for playing around with some lightweight server applications. It was a great candidate for several reasons. For […]
Fool’s Mate Friday: A friend helps speed things up….
January 30th, 2004 marked the Guinness world record for the largest networked chess computer. Using the internet to connect with 2070 computers, this networked conglomerate challenged Grand Master Peter Heine Nielsen, […]
Geany: the little IDE that could!
Recently, while working with some older equipment, I needed a lightweight java IDE to compile some java projects. I really wasn’t looking for something quite as big as eclipse or […]
Fool’s Mate Friday!
Occasionally, I do a theme, or idea, on a given day for a period of time. Currently, I have been spending quite a bit of time working on chess engines […]