I registered a domain and assigned it to a real IP address at a free hosting. Of course, I could not see my new website in the browser — my provider’s DNS server knew nothing about websites ending in .bit. So I need a DNS capable of resolving .bit addresses. But first I want to know how many domains ware there.

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When it comes to graphs, gretl has a very good interface. This is why sometimes I open gretl not for another regression, but simply to create another graph. On the other hand, the default settings for graphs in gretl are a sort of “one-size-fits-all”, so I often have to fine-tune the graphs before saving them […]

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Well, it’s getting cold outside, which means that it’s time to think about preparing my wormbin for winter. Let me write about what happened (and what didn’t) in my bin since my last report. The worms got many I should count weigh them one day and see exactly how many there are. I far as […]

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Previous posts on this topic: DYI computer based on an Atom miniITX board * * * There’s a dozen of questions that I have to answer before embarking for this adventure. What shall I do about hard disks? If I want to have a hard disk (or two) inside the box, then I’ll have to […]

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Usually, when I travel around Kansai, it’s sightseeing that I’m mostly interested in. Every time I try to visit a new place and in most cases I don’t visit the same place more than once. However, there’s one place I tend to visit again and again, although I don’t see any noticeable changes about it. […]

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A post about the re-establishment of my wormbin, about my bokashi experiment and about BSFL

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A bash script to rename images to their creation date and time. #!/bin/bash # # batchrename # Change file name(s) to timestamp, preserving # file extension(s) # by Vitalie Ciubotaru # August 17, 2011 # renameit() { # get extension extension=${file2rename##*.}; # check if destination file exists new_filename=`ls -l –time-style=”+%Y.%m.%d.%H.%M.%S” “$file2rename” | cut -d’ ‘ […]

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sudo apt-get install mencoder mplayer cat part1.avi part2.avi part3.avi > joined.avi mencoder -forceidx -oac copy -ovc copy -o output.avi input1.avi input2.avi input3.avi Source: http://www.arsgeek.com/2006/08/07/how-to-join-multiple-avi-or-mpg-files

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It’s been quite some time since I started studying Moldovan monetary phenomena. Before diving into the long list of unanswered questions, let me summarize my humble findings. So, the things I know: National Bank of Moldova is targeting inflation (just as it declared). Although officially MDL is a [dirty] floating currency, National Bank of Moldova […]

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Previous posts on this topic: A[nother] strange idea: browser game The Game: progress (1) The Game: progress (2) The Game: progress (3) The Game: progress (4) The Game: progress (5) The Game: universality vs. specialization of players The Game: life and death The Game: plant types and species * * * 1. Plant size Under […]

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