Author Archives: mcturra2000

About mcturra2000

Computer programmer living in Scotland.

I am very impressed by the #raspberrypi 3

After losing patience with my cubietruck, I decided to buy an RPi 3 (Raspberry Pi 3). I bought the “official” kit, which included a nice sleek black case, the RPi 3 itself, a power adapter and the noobs uSD (micro … Continue reading

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Magic Hat – CCT stays in

CCT was due to exit by rotation, but as it still passes the Greenblatt screen, it stays in. Sorry for my terseness, but I am quite busy right now. Stay safe out there.

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Taking #AROS for a spin

AROS is a free open-sourced clone of the Amiga OS, primarily targeted at Intel chips. It is also available for the RPi (Raspberry Pi), but is hosted on Linux, and you need to pay for it. The RPi is an … Continue reading

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elvish shell

I decided to give the elvish shell a try today. Elvish is a shell written in golang, designed to be more expressive than bash. Bash drops just short of being a programming language. For example, it doesn’t do floating point … Continue reading

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A s-expr interpreter in #cplusplus

I have been working on my interpreter, and switched from parsing BASIC to parsing s-expr. The code is available on github. It’s crude, to be sure, and the inputs are fixed, but it does handle parse trees. You can define … Continue reading

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Magic Hat – HVN stays in

The MHP (Magic Hat Portfolio) on Stockopedia (http://www.stockopedia.com/fantasy-funds/magic-hat-463/) is an experiment by me to see if a human can improve on a mechanical Greeblatt Magic Formula screen. I am trying to weed out “mistakes” that I feel the screening commits: … Continue reading

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Arch Linux vs Slackware vs Others

Slackware was the first distro I installed, from a book, in the early 90’s, when I was studying for my PhD. In the latter half of the 90’s I had installed Redhat. For everyday use, I use Windows, because things … Continue reading

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