Monthly Archives: December 2012

American Politics: What Does “Liberty” Actually Mean?

I just ran across an episode of The Young Turks which mentioned and briefly summarized a very interesting article. Here’s the relevant part: Now I’ll understand if you don’t have…I just ran across an episode of The Young Turks which … Continue reading

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Happy Mayan Y2K (and birthday to me)

Happy Mayan Y2K but, more importantly, happy birthday to me. (Ain’t I egotistical? :P) Yes, today’s not just the latest in a very long list of failed apocalypses, it’s also…Happy Mayan Y2K but, more importantly, happy birthday to me. (Ain’t … Continue reading

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Oh, Google. Here we go again…

Maybe a month ago, YouTube popped up a prompt that tried to encourage me to use my real name and required me to explain why I was refusing… now I…Maybe a month ago, YouTube popped up a prompt that tried … Continue reading

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Bourne Shell Tip: Use Subshells Interactively

Suppose you’re using your favourite Bourne-style shell (be it bash, zsh, or whatever else you fancy) and you want to save a video into a folder two levels up the…Suppose you’re using your favourite Bourne-style shell (be it bash, zsh, … Continue reading

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Game Reviews: OpenTTD

What follows is a slightly adjusted cross-post of a review I wrote on Desura with added hyperlinks. The writing style is a bit off for my blog but, unfortunately, I…What follows is a slightly adjusted cross-post of a review I … Continue reading

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Tweaking Motif to make DDD stick out a little less

With Ttk bringing theming to maintained Tk applications like gitk, Motif is the last major holdout we still sometimes have to deal with. While it is unfortunately true that Motif…With Ttk bringing theming to maintained Tk applications like gitk, Motif … Continue reading

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