Blog Reactions

July 28, 2008

When I started this blog, I was curious to see how fast the search engines would find it. Googlebot was the first, and I haven’t really been keeping track of it after that. The only known link here at first was from, which apparently has links to newly registered domains. As of this point, […]

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Underhanded C Contest

July 25, 2008

I recently discovered the Underhanded C Contest. It’s a contest where the goal is to write a C program which looks like it’s innocently doing something straightforward, and yet it slyly doing something innocuous which is not at all obvious from reading the source code. The shorter program, the better, since it’s a lot harder […]

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Metal Gear Solid 2

July 6, 2008

Spoiler warning: This post contains spoilers for Metal Gear Solid 2. Read at your own risk. I just finished beating Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty last night, and boy is it a fantastic game. I played the first Metal Gear Solid during the summer of 2005 (yeah, I know I’m a little late […]

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Hello, world!

July 4, 2008

I have a blog. Yay. I’ve been meaning to start a blog for a long time, but I’ve never really gotten around to it. This blog is going to be about programming, software engineering, video games, and whatever the heck I feel like talking about. Right now I’m calling this “The Spoony Blog”, named after […]

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