Should we give Firefox another chance?

While the Mozilla Firefox vs. Google Chrome seems to be a topic that comes up once in a while, while the recently, it is dwarfed by close to 60% of the market share by Chrome.  Recently there was an article called It’s time to give Firefox another chance. The article emphasizes that the next version […]

On Characteristics of Machine Learning

My previous article, Do Neural Networks Dream of Pokémon? I have inferred it is not very effective use of the machine learning technology, and I wanted to do some follow up on that aspect. First of all, the definition of machine learning is that technology that allows machine to determine outcome without explicitly programming covering […]

Do Neural Networks Dream of Pokémon?

One thing I wanted to experiment with TensorFlow (and neural network) is a some simple numerical processing. I have decided to put it into test. I was looking for some subject, and then I noticed something about Pokémon Sun & Moon. There is a Festival Plaza feature in the game where players can play set […]

Jupyter the Python Based Notebook System

Jupyter the Python based notebook system Started using fairly recently, there is a tool called Jupyter. Characteristics are: It is based on Python; it was originally called IPython which provided interactive Python environment. It now supports more than Python, thus is now developed under Project Jupyter. IPython, however, is still in development for providing interactive […]

Why 28-backspace Vulnerability is not so Serious?

There have been news being circulated around regarding 28-backspace vulnerability of a Linux bootloader, Grub2. CVE-2015-8370 Back to 28: Grub2 Authentication 0-Day Why this is not a serious problem? Because relying your security on bootloader is utterly stupid to begin with. If someone has a physical access to your machine, that means, they can easily […]

T-mobile Roaming in Japan

I was traveling Japan earlier, from March 23rd, to March 30th. This was my first time traveling with my phone set to roam. The last travel before that was precisely 7 years 1 month 24 days before this trip, and I did not roam for two reasons back then; one it was cost prohibitive, and […]

Working Around Extreme Lag of Google Chrome

Update (2016-02-22): Developers have implemented changes to address this issue. While you won’t see the benefit of these changes immediately, it is certainly “coming soon” at this point. I have been experiencing excessive lag on Google Chrome on Linux for a while, and I have been searching for solutions. The issue itself, has been reported […]

The Rhodanthe CA System

Recently, the hosting company I use made it compatible to use Server Name Indication to support SSL/TLS. This has made it possible for me to encrypt many of sites under HidekiSaitoCom domain. Currently, as written in HidekiSaitoCom PKI Information some of my sites utilize certificates issued by StartSSL. The problem of StartSSL is that its […]

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