Monthly Archives: October 2011

U-Boot Splash Screen for OMAP3

I modified omap3_dss.c and have a working splash screen in u-boot. I just included this driver, and then in the initialization code I called omap3_dss_panel_config(), omap3_fill_framebuffer(), and omap3_dss_enable() and set my GPIOs to turn on the…

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RIP: John McCarthy

In this month, next to DMR, one more great loss to the CS field, John McCarthy founder of LISP language. ; John McCarthy Died on 24/10/2011 (print “Goodbye John McCarthy”) I am not a regular user of LISP. But due to the influence of my guide Prof …

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Qt is Open Again

After Nokia took over the Trolltech, there are some doubt/hesitation among FOSS developer in contributing to Qt and this is started increasing after Nokia + Microsoft deal. On today, Nokia announced that, the Qt will continue to be an Open Source …

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwitch

Today, Google released the next version of the Android Platform for developer access. In this release, the Android Team merged the UI part of the tablet and mobile to provide unified user experience. Some of the new features: Unified UI toolkit: A…

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RIP: Dennis Ritchie (9/9/41 – 10/10/2011)

Good Bye DMR and Thanks for all your contributions and perticularly for the C and Unix.

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VirtualBox ProgressProxy IProgress Error

Recently, I upgraded the VirtualBox to version 4.1 on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine. After that, my Win7 VM instance failed to start and showed the ProgressProxy and IProgress Error. When I started it from command line, got segmentation error. So I am p…

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Geek Camp 2011 @ Singapore

Today, I was at GeekCamp 2011 @ 22nd floor of the Microsoft Office, Raffles. It is very nice to see the group of geeks at one place. 1st talk: “Developing for the Kinect”. The speacker showed, howto get the skeleton points from Kinect device. Duri…

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