Monthly Archives: April 2012

Setting up Amazon AWS instance to crunch Wikipedia XML dump files

In this post, I’ll describe the steps to setup an Amazon AWS instance and get access to XML Wikipedia dump files.There is a way to download wikidumps for any project / language, the data is from early 2009. I will … Continue reading

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Reminiscences of a young gamer and the comeback of the adventure genre in gaming

Back in 1984… I was six years old when my parents bought their first PC, it was 1984. They bought an Olivetti with 2 5ΒΌ disk drives, a CGA video adapter and a monitor with phosphor green screen. As soon … Continue reading

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