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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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codeigniter: trivial memcached library

Here’s a little library I’ve used a few times to access memcached from codeigniter. Related Posts:CodeIgniter: Scalar Variable Attachments

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Amazing Musical Video Hackery

This requires little in the way of explanation other than to say that what people are doing with video editing and youtube clips is positively amazing. Related Posts:Come To DaddyA Capella Molto BellaCommodore SID examples #1How Not To Play AC/DC’s … Continue reading

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TIL: Linux kernel hackers should check linux-next

If you are new to linux kernel hacking and following along with one of the tutorials, something that is not mentioned as far as I can tell is that you should check the linux-next branch of the git tree to … Continue reading

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