Monthly Archives: December 2010

Miracle Fruit

Unlike beans, the musical fruit, Synsepalum dulcificum is the “Miracle Fruit”. It alters the way foods taste to seriously jack up the sweetness! I was asked about it recently, and sadly haven’t tried it yet. Although I can’t talk with … Continue reading

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Come To Daddy

You might need some kind of mindcleaner after this… however… it might just be good for you. An oldie, but a goodie, from my homeboy Aphex Twin. Related Posts:Amazing Musical Video HackeryA Capella Molto BellaCommodore SID examples #1How Not To … Continue reading

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Tandy Coco Christmas

Anyone who knows me, knows that I loves me some Tandy Color Computer. For 10 years, that machine was my hacking hardware of choice and did good by me. Here is it singing carols… happy holidays! Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Unix and The Baha Men

I was at a children’s birthday party, over the weekend, and they played a kiddified version of the song, “Who Let The Dogs Out?”. I was reminded that I occasionally hear unix commands in music. This song had a significant … Continue reading

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Linus on Git

Linus Torvalds talking about Git. Why he created it and what it does. I, as readers know, am shamelessly in love with Git. For everything. Related Posts:Git In Here!Virtualization: Does my processor support AMD-V or Intel VT?Git thee off subversion!

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Making Oracle find the span of a year

Here’s a handy Oracle date tip. If you have a string for a year ‘2010’ or whatever as &tyear and feed it to this SQL. It will give back the first second and the last second of the year. Related … Continue reading

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Whitney the Wrathful

Whitney Houston is only a decade older than me, but that really seems like a lifetime in some ways. We have a different philosophy in life. I’m not particularly suspicious of people’s motives. Perhaps I’m naïve, but I tend to … Continue reading

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Bash Hints: Redirecting StdErr to StdOut

One of the more annoying things about shell programming is when one has a program that spits the data to stderr. You run that and you end up with spew in your terminal and nothing in your file. Annoying. If … Continue reading

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