Monthly Archives: April 2005

To convert a decimal fraction to Base 2…

From a great online course in Assembly programming: http://chortle.ccsu.edu/AssemblyTutorial/Chapter-29/ass29_13.html Converting Representation from Decimal to Binary   Decimal Binary so far Start 0.625 0. ×2 1.250 0.1   .250 0.1 ×2 0.500 0.10   .500 0.10 ×2 1.000 0.101 Result .000 … Continue reading

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MathForum – Binary division

Doctor Twe offers some helpful explanatory material, including: Long Division in Binary http://mathforum.org/dr.math/problems/jindani.6.6.00.html which links to Binary Subtraction http://mathforum.org/dr.math/problems/houston.7.25.96.html Complement of a Number http://mathforum.org/dr.math/problems/steve.7.10.96.html

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Driveway moment: Ravi Shankar Radio Expedition

Morning Edition, April 7, 2005 Ravi Shankar, the renowned master of the Indian sitar, turns 85 on Thursday. He is considered one of the world’s greatest musicians, and continues to give concerts, tour, teach and compose. In the latest … Continue reading

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FreashAir: The Man Behind ‘The Incredibles’

Fresh Air from WHYY, April 6, 2005 Brad Bird is the writer and director of the Academy Award-winning computer animated Pixar film The Incredibles, about a family of superheroes doing their best to blend into their suburban neighborhood by … Continue reading

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O’Reilly article – Extreme System Administration

Do the simplest thing that could possibly work. Work in pairs. Make testing an integral part of your work. That all sounds like Extreme Programming, right? True–but it’s part of Extreme System Administration too! Andrew Cowie’s “Extreme System Administration” examines … Continue reading

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Catholic Doctrine on the End of Life

Catholic Doctrine on the End of Life All Things Considered, March 30, 2005 Michele Norris talks with Father John J. Paris, professor of bioethics at Boston College, about Catholic doctrine concerning the end of life. He discusses church teaching … Continue reading

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