Adam's computing page

PLEASE NOTE: this page refers to many things which are way out of date.
Please bear that in mind before passing judgement ...

Art in computing

The best computer-oriented creations out there are sometimes so unbelievably clever as to make them breathtakingly beautiful; in fact when you consider that the only real reasons some of them exist are the enjoyment of creating and appreciating them, perhaps they even become worthy of being called art.

Obfuscated programming and Perl Golf tournaments are both in this vein. They're also good excuses to write cryptic gibberish which noone understands :-)

Computing I like

As a wise person once said (I think it was Beavis, or Butthead), "you gotta have the right tool for the job". Here are some tools I like.

Computing I do NOT like

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Last updated: 2011-10-06 Thu 17:01:25 BST
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