Monthly Archives: October 2016

Simple Alarm Clock Script For Linux

TL;DR: Install python-dateutil, pytimeparse, and this script, then see the –help output for more details. For a while, I’d been using the at command to schedule alarms when I needed…TL;DR: Install python-dateutil, pytimeparse, and this script, then see the –help … Continue reading

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What Disney Has Forgotten About Classic Donald Duck

Who hasn’t seen at least one of the classic Donald Duck cartoons from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s? You know, the ones where, in the later cartoons, the theme says…Who hasn’t seen at least one of the classic Donald Duck … Continue reading

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A more formal way to think about validity of input data

I’ve begun to port one of my hobby projects from Python to Rust and, while setting up the clap argument parser, I found myself having to bind to the access(2)…I’ve begun to port one of my hobby projects from Python … Continue reading

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On Making Steam Machines Successful

TL;DR: Provide a summarized representation of system requirements, make it easier to decide between different models, partner with YouTube and/or NetFlix to make the device more valuable, spin the cost…TL;DR: Provide a summarized representation of system requirements, make it easier … Continue reading

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