1. # Project Euler: Problem 6

Published: Tue 24 August 2010

In blog.

After a nice vacation, the obsession continues.

 ``` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12``` ```The sum of the squares of the first ten natural numbers is,` 12 + 22 + ... + 102 = 385 The square of the sum of the first ten natural numbers is, (1 + 2 + ... + 10 ...```

2. # Project Euler: Problem 5

Published: Thu 29 July 2010

In blog.

It's that time again. ;)

 ```1 2 3``` ```2520 is the smallest number that can be divided by each of the numbers from 1 to 10 without any remainder. What is the smallest positive number that is evenly divisible by all of the numbers from 1 to ...```

3. # Project Euler: Problem 4

Published: Thu 08 July 2010

In blog.

If you been following me the last three times I've done this, then you really don't need any introductions.

Problem four is as follows:

 ```1 2 3 4 5``` ```A palindromic number reads the same both ways. The largest palindrome made from the product of two 2-digit numbers ...```

4. # Project Euler: Problem 3

Published: Fri 02 July 2010

In blog.

OK, next installment of this. :)

The problem is stated as such:

 ```1 2 3``` ```The prime factors of 13195 are 5, 7, 13 and 29. What is the largest prime factor of the number 600851475143 ? ```

 ``` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 ...```

5. # Project Euler, Problem 2

Published: Thu 24 June 2010

In blog.

I've got problem #2 in the bag.

Problem #2 goes like this:

 ```1 2 3 4 5 6 7``` ```Each new term in the Fibonacci sequence is generated by adding the previous two terms. By starting with 1 and 2, the first 10 terms will be: 1, 2, 3 ...```

6. # Project Euler: Problem 1

Published: Fri 18 June 2010

In blog.

So I'll admit it, I'm more than acceptably late to this party. OJ started working on these problems years ago, while I was still coding away on other stuff at school. Now that I'm not in school and needing a challenge I'm doing the best I ...

7. # Getting all installed software, and their versions, on Debian/Ubuntu pt 2: Now with Threads!

Published: Fri 07 May 2010

In blog.

Even though Poisonbit's solution to the original problem is the fastest (Thanks again PoisenBit!) I decided to use the original code as an excuse to learn multi-threading programming in PERL and see if it might improve the performance of the original code. One of those "for shits and giggles ...

8. # Getting all installed software, and their versions, on Debian/Ubuntu

AAAHHH work! Everyone has those horror stories where your boss, or the client, comes and asks for some horrible feature that will require an entire rewrite of the program. Fortunately, that hasn't happened to me (yet) and that is not what this blog entry is about. It's about ...