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March 6th, 2007 - Adventures in Engineering — LiveJournal
The wanderings of a modern ronin.

Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2007-03-06 09:30
  Subject:   England sword ban hilarity.
  Music:Bloodhound Gang - Lift Your Head Up High
  Tags:  england, politics, reddit, rkba, swords

The sale of imitation samurai swords could be banned by the end of the year, the Home Office announced today.

One MP recently warned that they were being used by criminal gangs as the preferred weapon of choice after guns.


Yeah man, we better hurry up and ban the bad guys' second favorite kind of weapon! ;]

What? What's that you say? All guns are banned in England already, and yet the bad guys are still using them? Ohhhhhhh...

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Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2007-03-06 14:04
  Subject:   Good Math, Bad Math on monads.
  Tags:  haskell, programming

Once you have the basics of the theoretical aspects of monads, you're going to want to know how to use them and what the language syntax is. This Good Math, Bad Math blog post is one of the better quick intros on that topic I've seen. I finally understand Haskell's do after reading this!


In fact, all of the GM-BM blogs on Haskell are pretty good for beginners.

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Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2007-03-06 16:12
  Subject:   Quick notes on WPA-PSK security.
  Mood:orthogonally multiplexed
  Music:Too Many Secrets - Sneakers movie OST
  Tags:  security, wep, wpa

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