Monthly Archives: October 2010

My Homeboy: Dr. Benoît Mandelbrot

Dr. Benoît Mandelbrot is one of my main homeboys. He was born on 20 November 1924 and died this past weekend 14, October 2010. He was 85 years old. Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Every Known Jellybaby scene in Doctor Who

Related Posts:Trends: Doctor Who vs. Battlestar GalacticaI’ve been had! (DW Trailer was a scam)Doctor Who 2010 Christmas Special TrailerCopyright needs fixing!

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Using sed to add Google Analytics to static pages

The shell command sed is extremely powerful. Recently, I needed to add the Google Analytics JavaScript to several hundred old static html pages. I did not fancy doing that by hand and when a computer is around the boring and … Continue reading

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Without Spice?!

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Trends: Doctor Who vs. Battlestar Galactica

I like using google trends to see how different things compare. Today, I look at Doctor Who (2005) vs. Battlestar Galactica (2004). What surprised me about this chart is that they both would experience bursts in traffic at the same … Continue reading

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WordWhirled (Part 3)

I couldn’t leave it alone. I just couldn’t. I’ve tried. Believe me, I’ve tried. However, my love of words won’t let me. How can the inhabitants of that most literate of worlds, WordWorld, live knowing that at any moment their … Continue reading

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Thinking about Rails vs Django

I asked The Google what it thought (via google trends) about the relative interest in Django and Rails. It looks like a lot of people are finding out what I did… Rails is kind of a pain and Django is … Continue reading

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Commodore SID examples #1

There are quite a few songs that were played on the C64 SID chip that I really liked. For instance, I was a huge fan of Forbidden Forest, particularly around the 20 second mark: Or the fantastic (for the time) … Continue reading

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Where to find startup ideas?

A lot of people what to create startups. Entrepreneurship is just in the blood for some folks. I have read about serial entrepreneurs. They make a business, get it going, make another, get it going, and BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! Hit … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 10.10

Ubuntu 10.10 has been released. You can download it here: http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/download I have been a fan of Ubuntu since first using it, and the 10.10 release seems to be good stuff. I’ve been using the release candidate for about a … Continue reading

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