Susam Pal

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Universal Palindrome Day

By Susam Pal on 02 Feb 2020

Date Formats: There are three popular date formats followed worldwide: big-endian, little-endian, and middle-endian. Here is how today's date looks like in these formats if ...

Lisp in Vim with Slimv or Vlime

By Susam Pal on 07 Dec 2019

Introduction: Fifteen years ago, writing Lisp code in Vim was an odd adventure. There were no good plugins for Vim that assisted in structured editing ...


By Susam Pal on 03 Dec 2019

Introduction: On 26 Nov 2019 at 14:55 UTC, I logged into my server that hosts my website to perform a simple maintenance activity. Merely three ...

File Transfer with SSH, Tee, and Base64

By Susam Pal on 19 Nov 2019

Computer servers deployed in a secure environment may allow SSH sessions but forbid SCP, SFTP, and execution of remote commands without a login shell. Such ...

Good Quality DOSBox Video Capture

By Susam Pal on 15 Jun 2019

IBM/LCSI Logo in DOSBox: Once in a while, I fire up one of the vintage DOS games or language interpreters in DOSBox for nostalgia's sake. ...