Muli Ben-Yehuda's journal

December 19, 2003

Filed under: Uncategorized — Muli Ben-Yehuda @ 10:45 PM

Interesting thread on linux-elitists wrt “best computer books”. This being linux-elitists, I agree with most of the recommendations.

Filed under: Uncategorized — Muli Ben-Yehuda @ 9:28 PM

Haifux, the Haifa Linux club, whose meetings I’ve been attending for over four years now, has a lovely new website look. Kudos, ladypine!

Filed under: Uncategorized — Muli Ben-Yehuda @ 8:40 PM

Sun is working on making computers do floating point math correctly.

“The problem that Gustafson and Papadopoulos referred to stems from the fact that the binary mathematics employed by computers has a hard time accurately representing certain numbers. Fractions, for example, are particularly tough, because they often involve non-terminating numbers that are impossible to accurately express in binary format.”

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