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SSL by default, GnuPG with keybase.io February 07, 2015

SSL by default joeyrobert.org is now completely SSL by default. Because TLS is fast enough and StartSSL offers free SSL certificates, I've decided to switch this domain, as well as a few others, to SSL. I think all sites should be switched to SSL by default and that security shouldn't...

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FreeSongHost.com launched! December 10, 2014

Hey everyone, I have launched a new website, FreeSongHost.com. It allows you to quickly convert MIDIs to MP3 using a selectable high-quality soundfont. To read more about it, visit my project page or visit the site directly! I hope you find it as useful as I do. I do a...

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Job Queues Slides November 26, 2014

Below are the slides for a presentation I gave internally at EventMobi about Job Queues. I recently used the Kue framework internally to automate a build process. This is intended to be a high level overview of job queues, with asides on Amdalh's law and a case study on multiple...

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Interesting scientific videos with Matlab May 16, 2013

Stellar Composition over Time (M = Msun, Metallicity = 0.02) Modelled as a bonus project for my PHYS 375 Astrophysics class at the University of Waterloo. Here you'll see an animation of the stellar evolution of a Main Sequence star, similar to that of our own Sun. The left chart...

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Benchmarking JavaScript and DOM Performance using the Game of Life November 06, 2009

Conway's Game of Life is a dead simple cellular simulation. It contains an infinite grid composed of cells, which live or die based on a few rules: Any live cell with fewer than two live neighbours dies, as if caused by underpopulation. Any live cell with more than three live...

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