Blog posts dated 2008 – 2 posts found:

2008-09-25: Will CERN create a black hole?

Posted at 2008-09-25 02:41:56 by SHD

On a forum I visited, some people were getting worried about the LHC at CERN in Switzerland producing a black hole. In fact, this seemed to be a rather common public concern. I couldn't resist the opportunity to respond to all the scaremongering. A real physicist will probably laugh at my calculations, but I don't truly care. Even if I'm off by several orders of magnitude, there will be nothing to worry about.

2008-04-05: New tool: DOS file substitution

Posted at 2008-04-05 23:15:39 by SHD

Being a bit obsessed about the perfect retro game experience, I like to run my old games through DOSBox with various different configurations. What can I say? Sometimes I like to hear Space Quest 3 with AdLib sound, sometimes in glorious MT-32 and occasionally, I like to giggle at the PC speaker bleeps.