On Distilling a Woman's Accomplishments
Posts categorized under: misc
For years, I've employed a very simple log file to track upgrades and significant configuration changes to my server: one update per line, starting with the output from date(1).
No comment, other than to remark at the visual similarity between the new Dropbox and Google+ iOS app icons.
Which version do I want to keep? Where's the button for, "I have no goddamn idea?"
Least favorite feature about Apple Maps in iOS 6: the transit markers are next to useless.
I migrated my blog to SSL on Nov. 6, but setting a 301 redirect on the non-SSL version has dropped me down below Twitter, Google+, GitHub, Stack Overflow, and one or two others in Google. Geek frustration level rising.
Read on for instructions setting up two-factor auth for SSH logins under Ubuntu. I used 11.04 Natty Narwhal; other releases may require small tweaks.
Mostly useful to passing PHP INI settings to wrapper scripts like phpcs and phpunit.
Archived here, for posterity: repeating the last command you typed into bash.
inotifywait is a Linux thang, but if you need similar functionality on Mac OS X, check out wait_on. Available via homebrew.
Found in old Moulton family papers. Date and photographer unknown.
Had my first starstruck moment in Brooklyn, standing next to Maggie Gyllenhaal on the subway.
William Chan blogs, and Nginx is watching.
When what you know is who you are.
There's a discussion going on at work regarding the potential for impersonation using Gravatar. There is some merit to this concern, though I consider it a little flimsy.
VT100 included an alternate character set (ACS) that enabled box drawing within the terminal. Here's a script from StackOverflow to test support for ACS.
Rasmus Lerdorf has been tweeting this morning about concatenation vs. interpolation in PHP. Micro-optimizations to be sure, but an interesting look under the hood.
I look forward to the day when my various bits of gear learn to talk to each other.
In which I explore things which were taken for granted.