Archive for March, 2008

The joys of breeding

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Last week was a good week for my strange little diversions with genetic algorithms. Two things happened that helped to validate the legitimacy (in my mind) of using genetic algorithms to solve certain problems. The first was receiving a copy of the March issue of Muse Magazine, a ...

Zodiac cipher solver program updated

Monday, March 17th, 2008

A new version of zkdecrypto is available for all you cipher enthusiasts. The zkdecrypto team has been very busy adding new features and fixing bugs. * Program is now both smaller and MUCH faster * Ability to now open both ASCII and numeric ciphers * Ability to now save the loaded cipher * ...

The lolbots are coming

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

From the collective superintelligence of the Internet masses came the lolcat phenomenon, a sign to future anthropologists of the advancement of our species. Lolcat specimen, circa 2007. The popularity of lolcats has led to many other similar phenomena, such as the lolrus, lolhamster, loldog, lolcode, even lolthulhu. And now, even our local grocery ...