Shambhu Shrestha

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Basic Data Structures and Algorithms in the Linux Kernel

Thanks to Vijay D'Silva's brilliant answer in cstheory.stackexchange.com I have been reading some of the famous data structures and algorithms used …

An Introduction To Full Stack JavaScript

I’ll introduce these components piece by piece. But first, a short note on how we got to where we are today.<p>Why I Use JavaScript<p>I’ve been a Web …

“More Instantly Better Vim”

Amazing Star Wars title scroll, in Vim (0:58)<p>I. Signs and Portents (2:41)<p>It’s more of a Guideline, Actually (2:52, and April Fools’ at 4:33)<br>• Die …

Friday Q&A 2013-10-11: Why Registers Are Fast and RAM Is Slow

Posted at 2013-10-11 14:14 | RSS feed (Full text feed) | Blog Index<br>Next article: Friday Q&A 2013-10-25: NSObject: the Class and the Protocol <br>Previous …

How the Bitcoin protocol actually works

Many thousands of articles have been written purporting to explain Bitcoin, the online, peer-to-peer currency. Most of those articles give a …

How HTTPS Secures Connections: What Every Web Dev Should Know

July 24, 2013<p>How does HTTPS <i>actually</i> work? That was the question I set out to solve a few days ago for a project at work.<p>As a web developer, I knew …

The Physics Behind Traffic Jams

Traffic Jams<p>The Physics Behind Traffic Jams<p>by William Beaty<p>I live in Seattle and my two daily commutes last about 45 minutes. (That's when I'm lucky; …

Jay comments on Scaling Pinterest - From 0 to 10s of Billions of Page Views a Month in Two Years

This article is relevant even after these many years. Thank you for taking time and writing a detailed account of what does it take to build a simple …

Drawing Einstein’s face with math: start with x(t)=-38/9sin(11/7-3t)

Wolfram Alpha collects famous faces into functions: Obama, 2pac, Sergey Brin.<p>Wolfram Alpha keeps a set of mathematical curves that, when plotted, …

Introduction to x64 Assembly

<b>By Chris Lomont</b><p>Download Article<p>Download Introduction to x64 Assembly [PDF 303KB]<p>Introduction<p>For years, PC programmers used x86 assembly to write …

This 1998 Paul Krugman Column Perfectly Explains The Design Flaw At The Heart Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is garnering a lot of hype, to the point where some people are wondering whether Bitcoin can be not just an interesting experiment, but a real, functioning currency.<p>The verdict is in, and you don’t have to look at Bitcoin today to know the answer. You just have to read a simple column …

Learn Vimscript the Hard Way

Learn Vimscript the Hard Way is a book for users of the Vim editor who want to learn how to customize Vim.<p>It is <i>not</i> a guide to <i>using</i> Vim. Before …

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Girl Apologizes To 'Dead' Wisdom Teeth After Surgery (VIDEO)

Many people get their wisdom teeth removed, but who stops to consider how the teeth feel about it? Getting rid of them was kind of a dick move. Maybe it's time to apologize.<p>But the real lesson here: If your dentist gives you the option of keeping your extracted teeth, just say no.<p><i>Via Tastefully</i> …

Epic uptime achievement unlocked. Can you beat 16 years?

NetWare 3.12 server taken down after a decade and a half of duty.<p>It's September 23, 1996. It's a Monday. The Macarena is pumping out of the office …

My bank account's got robbed by European Commission. Over 700k is lost.

<b>Bitcoin Forum</b> > <b>Economy</b> > <b>Economics</b> > <b>My bank account's got robbed by European Commission. Over 700k is lost.</b><p>« previous topic next topic »<p>Author<p>Topic: …

Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

Hang around in the tech industry long enough and you or someone you know will be heard saying, “that’s so crazy it just might work.” Two years ago, if you’d have told me that an open-source, P2P currency would soon be a thriving, billion-dollar market, I would’ve told you that you were on a lonely …

Pegged exchange rate between Nepali rupee and Indian rupee and competitiveness

This blog post relooks at some of the issues surrounding the pegged exchange rate between Nepali rupee and Indian rupee, and its impact on …

IT Pro confession: How I helped in the BIGGEST DDoS OF ALL TIME

<b>Sysadmin blog</b> I contributed to the massive DDoS attack against Spamhaus. What flowed through my network wasn't huge - it averaged 500Kbit/sec – but …

What is your most productive shortcut with Vim?

I've heard a lot about Vim, both pros and cons. It really seems you should be (as a developer) faster with Vim than with any other editor. I'm using …