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bio website vyznev.net
location Helsinki, Finland
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I'm a PhD student in biomathematics, working on stochastic individual-based models of evolution in spatially structured populations. My other interests include cryptography, programming games and puzzles, photography and graphic design.

I started programming (in AmigaBASIC) when I was 10 years old. Nowadays, I'm most comfortable using Perl, C and JavaScript. I know Java and PHP too, but I can't really say I like them. I also know some Python, but not as much as I'd like.


CC-Zero Please consider any (original) code I post to Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites to be released under CC-Zero unless stated otherwise. You may do whatever you want with it and don't have to credit me in any way, although of course that would be nice.


I'm the main author and maintainer of the Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch (SOUP), a user script for browsers with GreaseMonkey-compatible user script support (Firefox, Chrome, Opera, possibly Safari) that fixes or works around a number of outstanding issues with the Stack Exchange user interface.

I tend to answer a lot more questions than I ask. Some answers I'm rather proud of:


Jun
29
revised Server log what does “ho=<something>” mean?
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Jun
28
revised Server log what does “ho=<something>” mean?
added 238 characters in body
Apr
18
revised Too many duplicate image alt attributes. What to do?
added 52 characters in body
Feb
9
revised Mass Deletion of Spam Revisions in Mediawiki
note that attachLatest.php needs the --fix parameter, per http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/16970
Jul
22
revised Canonical URL for a home page and trailing slashes
edited tags
May
14
revised Mass Deletion of Spam Revisions in Mediawiki
tested, works
Apr
8
revised Mass Deletion of Spam Revisions in Mediawiki
added 324 characters in body
Apr
6
revised CNAME: does a cname change the url that the browser displays?
fix the RewriteCond so it matches (only) "fr.somewhere.com"
Mar
30
revised What are my options when I want to restructure mediawiki content
added 621 characters in body
Sep
18
revised How do I see what pages on the internet link to my site?
added 128 characters in body
Sep
18
revised How do I see what pages on the internet link to my site?
added 2646 characters in body
Sep
15
revised Can I instruct the browser not to look for a favicon?
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Sep
15
revised Can I instruct the browser not to look for a favicon?
added 444 characters in body
Sep
7
revised Do you need any special authorization to be allowed to host a porn website?
fix grammar and spelling
Sep
5
revised Are there specific legal issues for web developers working on sex dating sites?
try to clean up the horribly mangled (sorry, but it really was) grammar
Aug
7
revised Canonical URL for a home page and trailing slashes
less commas, more readability
Jul
18
revised How to use apache mod-rewrite to remove trailing semi-colon on cookie?
deleted 3 characters in body; edited tags
Jul
18
revised mod_rewrite to edit cookies conditionally
code formatting, minor copyedit; edited tags; edited title
Jul
2
revised Getting a lot of postmaster undeliverable notices for non-existent users
added 68 characters in body
Jun
30
revised 301 redirects in main navigation menu of WordPress website - is this okay for SEO?
edited tags