Macros with variable length arguments in C I want to do a simple logging hack, so that I can turn on and off debug information in this app I’m working on by just adjusting the log level. log4c does this, but they don’t claim Windows support and I’m too lazy

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Monitor switching PC laptops After using a Mac laptop for so long as my primary laptop, I have to complain about how my new PC laptop does monitor switching. On a Mac laptop, monitor switching is extremely simple. You just plug in the new monitor, the Mac detects it automatically

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EverQuest 2 Trial Sony and FilePlanet are running a deal right now where you can try out EverQuest 2 for free. Unlike other trials, there’s no time limit–you’re merely constrained to one location in the game and you can’t take your character past level 6. I downloaded the trial, and

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United Healthcare turned down my wife’s annual exam? Shouldn’t health insurance cover a woman’s annual exam? This is nuts. Here’s what I wrote them: I would like to request a review of claim ____ for my wife. The claim was denied with the reason given as, “your annual maximum benefit

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Spring graphs on GenieLab I took the TouchGraph code and modified it so it would display artist associativity graphs for GenieLab artists. It’s an open source license, I’m surprised more people don’t use it. Here’s the graph for They Might Be Giants. The hardest part of getting this working was

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University Venture Development Funds Oregon Senator Frank Morse has proposed a bill in the state legislature that would allow Oregon’s universities to create a venture development fund. This fund would be used to privatize technologies that are developed at our universities. The bill also includes hooks that give tax incentives

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Interview with Dr. Dre Dr. Dre is the man that made me appreciate rap. Before Dre, rap to me was just a poet with a beat. I enjoyed listening to it, but I didn’t take it that seriously. Dre’s music is different. I think it was his Chronic 2001 album

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X-Sig for Postfix I implemented my X-Sig email signature protocol in Postfix. If you’re into this sorta thing, check it out!

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Tips for Mastering E-mail Overload. We all need to be reminded of good email skills every now and then. BAD E-MAIL:To: Billy FranklinFrom: Robert PayneSubject: Re: Re: Re: Please bring contributions to the charity driveYes, apples are definitely the answer.GOOD E-MAIL:To: Billy FranklinFrom: Robert PayneSubject: Re: Re: Re: Please bring

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Email your blog I figured out how to set up an email address so you can post to your Blogger API compatible blog via email. This has probably been done before, but I couldn’t find any references for it. What’s a Blogger API compatible blog? Any blog that supports the

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