Monthly Archives: April 2016

Why Yahoo is Irrelivant

I accidentally used Yahoo to do a search since it is now the default search provider for Firefox. I was trying to find the 1Password extension, so I searched for it. Below were my results: In what universe do the … Continue reading

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Millenial Math

I imagine a future where math textbooks for high school kids contain word problems such as this. If a picture is worth one thousand words. Then how many tweets would it take to make one snapchat. Show your work. This … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Cancer

Disclaimer: This post is about smoking. Smoking is bad. When I was 16-17 I was the coolest fucking kid in the world and started to smoke. Now I am 27 and addicted. One day I hope to write a post … Continue reading

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The Kernel is Not the Problem

I read in the Register that there is fork of Ubuntu called ubuntuBSD that was formed as a result of the SystemD vs sysvinit battles that have been going on for the last few years. Richard Chrigwin writes: Their beta, … Continue reading

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pip-save NPM Style Package Management for Python

One of my favorite things about npm is how simple it makes it to manage production, testing, and development dependencies with the npm install –save command. I was browsing through the latest packages on PyPI and I came across pip-save … Continue reading

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Personalized Emails

Nathan Kontony wrote about how Personalized Emails helped them turn their brand around for Highrise. But still, most companies end up sending out glorified press releases to communicate with their customers. Their emails sound like something created by a robot … Continue reading

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My First Pip Package

I finally got around to packaging up pg2cf and I am excited to see it out in the wild on pypi. Python packaging is pretty straightforward and this makes distribution of this tool much easier for us internally. I could … Continue reading

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I Miss Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS was released today and as usual I ran off to install it on a VM to see what all of the fuss was about. Under the hood everything is perfect. A modern stable kernel, up to date … Continue reading

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Donate to Open Source Apps

I just got a new Macbook Pro since running Atom and Chrome on a Macbook Air was apparently too much for it to handle as it would OOM periodically. In any case, this provided me the opportunity to go through … Continue reading

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Let’s Encrypt is Officially Out of Beta

Josh Aas, ISRG Executive Director writes in the release announcement: Let’s Encrypt is leaving beta today. We’re also excited to announce that founding sponsors Cisco and Akamai have renewed their Platinum sponsorships with 3-year commitments, Gemalto is joining as our … Continue reading

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