Archive for the ‘Cartoons’ Category

Dr. Debugalov wonders about his hang system

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala provides great insight into hardware-induced boundary system conditions (the idea comes from Dr. L. Prasad a.k.a Dr. Page from Georgia Tech):

Bugs flogging Intel

DBG_BugsLashingCPU from Narasimha Vedala

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From archives of Journal of Paleontology

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

New futuristic cartoon from Narasimha Vedala (click on it to enlarge):

DBG_PaleoFinds from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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The Successor…

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Here I will not talk about succ() function. Here comes the answer from Narasimha Vedala in the form of stack frames:

The Hall of Frame

DBG_HallOfFrame from Narasimha Vedala

I don’t want to comment about this :-) If you come across this post and wonder ”Why Physics?” here is the background:

Physics of Debugging (Part 1)

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If I knew about that command, .step_filter …

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

We all know that there are WinDbg commands that we cannot stop. New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala shows the common frustration of an engineer discovering non-interruptability at the time when it is not needed the most:

DBG_IgorExecutes from Narasimha Vedala

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Dr. Debugalov’s Interaction Diagrams (DIDs)

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala, Science series, illustrates bugluon-debugluon interactions:

Dr. Debugalov works out Standard Model of Debugging to save the digital world

DBG_AntiParticles from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

For complete explanation, see:

The Standard Model of Debugging

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Pointer Award

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

This is a proposal for Debug Awards from Narasimha Vedala:

OSCAR parallel in debugging world - Pointer Award 

DBG_DebugAwards from Narasimha Vedala

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Dr. Debugalov and Gödel

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala, Science series, provides great insight into incompleteness of debugging:

Debugalov’s Conjecture… “In every sufficiently complex system there is a bug you cannot debug…”

DBG_DocsConjecturewithGodel from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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Dr. Debugalov and Quantum String Theory

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala, Science series, provides great insight into strcat(…)-family of functions:

Quantum String Theory and bugs chance…

DBG_StringTheory from Narasimha Vedala

- Dmitry Vostokov @ DumpAnalysis.org

Dr. Debugalov at Web Debugging Workshop

Monday, July 28th, 2008

New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala, Spiderman series:

Dr. Debugalov Boots the Spidey

DBG_SpideyKickedOut from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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Dr. Debugalov and Debugging Disaster at NASA

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala, Debugging Disasters series (click on it to enlarge):

Debugging Disasters II

DBG_DebuggingDisasters2 from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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Dr. Debugalov and Octopus

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala (untold Spiderman tales):

SPIDERMAN 2 - Doc Octopus Gets a Fix

DBG_OctopusDebug from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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Dr. Debugalov dissects Windows Internals

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala provides an artist perspective:

A Day at Windows Internals Dissection Exam

DBG_DocAttemptsWindowsInternalsExam from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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Dr. Debugalov fights against small bugs

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala based on a real event (click on it to enlarge):

Mysteriously Missing Keyboard

DBG_MysteriousMissingKeyboard from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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Dr. Debugalov and Smart Birds

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

New cartoons from Narasimha Vedala:

Early Bird

DBG_BirdsWaitingForBugs from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

Another cartoon has been added to Links and Tools on Portal post.

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Dr. Debugalov’s remote debugging disaster

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

New cartoon from Narasimha Vedala:

Debugging Cardiograph

DBG_DebugCardiograph from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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Dr. Debugalov lectures on Debugging

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

Yet another insightful cartoon from Narasimha Vedala (click on it to enlarge):

Spider Man

DBG_SpiderMan from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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Bedtime story from Dr. Debugalov

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

Another cartoon from Narasimha Vedala:

Bedtime Story

DBG_AttemptsBedtimeStory from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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Dr. Debugalov at WHDC

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

The proposed World Heavy-weight Debugging Championship and the cartoon come from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge):

At The Championships

DBG_AtTheChampionships from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

WHDC is also known as the abbreviation of Windows Hardware Developer Central.

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Bugs prosecute defectors

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

New cartoons from Narasimha Vedala: 

Valley Of Death

DBG_ValleyOfDeath from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

At A Glance

DBG_AtAGlance from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

Igor Messes Up

DBG_IgorMessesUp from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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Bugs plot a revolution!

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

More cartoons from Narasimha Vedala:

Heap Analysis

DBG_HeapAnalysis from Narasimha Vedala

Revolution Is Brewing

DBG_DungbeetlesPlot from Narasimha Vedala (click to enlarge)

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