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Burn Notice: Come on!

December 22nd, 2010

I’ve been a Burn Notice fan since Episode 1. When Michael walks into the guy’s mansion, grabs a yogurt and starts looking around, intending to say “Oh man, this isn’t Tommy’s house?” if busted, then cracks the safe and presents Bad Guy #1 with a copy and says “Leave my client alone” then says to […]

My 5-star playlist on iTunes

December 19th, 2010

This is my current Five Star playlist on iTunes. This is a great playlist that shifts and moves easily. Every time a song is played, I can rate it 1-5 stars. If it’s currently a 5-star, it shows up here. If I want only my top songs at a given moment, there it is. If […]

The Smiley Chart

November 16th, 2010

Last week I had an appendectomy.  The surgery itself was pretty good; a laprascopic appendectomoy followed by two days of a sore stomach then back to normal. Can’t beat that for a full-blown surgery, though a common and “easy” one. What got me was the pain chart. They had them everywhere — one end a […]

Setting up your dev environment to log, instead of send, emails

May 28th, 2010

Thought I’d share this since it can help a) prevent inadvertently sending out massive emails from your dev environment and b) help you debug the emails that are going out: put this simple script somewhere, call it dev-mailer or dev-mailer.bash or something: #!/bin/bash cat >> /tmp/logmail.txt Save it, chmod 755. Now, edit your php.ini script […]

Some thoughts about being a Tourist

May 10th, 2010

I was walking around Hyde Park in London by myself an hour ago, wrapping up a business trip to London that was extended due to the Klasi3r03ALK39A3KJKJ Volcano erupting and bestowing mayhem on an otherwise orderly world. I was mentally reviewing my trip and my stolen chances to be a tourist in my off hours […]

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