This page is a collection of links to my various writings. After all, there's very little point in maintaining the most popular web page on the whole Internet (well, almost...) if you don't use it to pontificate a little.
Some of the material referenced here (particularly the technical stuff) is also referenced from other pages on the site. This is a bare-faced attempt to double my chances of fooling you into actually reading it.
A reference guide describing the theory and practice of serial communications using RS/232 asynchronous interfaces (as found on a PC near you !)
A tutorial on the IEEE 802.1d Spanning Tree algorithm (if you don't know what that means, don't read the tutorial...you won't like it !
A description of a system of Proportional Representation (called Single Transferable Vote) used in Ireland to elect members to The Dail (one of the Irish Houses of Parliment).