Transitioning from a workflow where I do almost all of my work directly on a pc, to one where I do some of my absolutely non-critical work from my cellphone has been a goal for some time. Here is an update on where I am at now.... read more.
So I got a question about why I would enable comments on my blog but not accept to have it unmoderated. It is a valid question, so I thought I should comment.... read more.
For the past few years the company I run has been a paying customer at Github. Generally we’ve been very satisfied with the service, but we have come to realize that it might be time to move on. If our decision has moved us to greener pastures remains to be seen.... read more.
For many years I have been running a blog on Wordpress and it has worked pretty well up until now. I guess there has been a gradual change in how I use tech, and this brought me to the realization that for me using Wordpress is kind of cumbersome. Some might find that a mighty odd statement considering the amazing effort the Wordpress core team and contributors have commited, so I’ll try to elaborate.... read more.
So today I had to compile Perl 5.14.4 on a new box running Ubuntu 14.10. Followed the normal procedures for getting Perlbrew installed, updated patchperl and installed the Perlbrew cpanm. Then went ahead to install perl 5.14.4.... read more.
I was called today by a very helpful KLM representative. He admitted that the experience I had was not one that should occur, and apologized for the inconvenience. After talking a bit about the details we were able to put this matter behind us and I am yet again a happy KLM customer. Thank you KLM for resolving this in such a nice manner.... read more.
During my day to day work I often stumble upon problems I’ve not encountered before. Usually I find solutions quickly, either by thrawling manual pages (oh ‘man’ how I love thee), StackOverflow or Google. When I discover good solutions I think to myself “must remember to share this with someone”, and then I forget all about it. This post is my attempt at rectifying that.... read more.
Yesterday I made a very nice cheesecake that I thought I should share with the world. Well, the recipe that is. The cake disappeared as by magic.... read more.
Some have written complaining that the steps outlined below double-tags the people in their photos. I did not have that problem, but do be careful before you attempt these steps, as Picasa might behave differently between versions.... read more.
I recently decided it was about time to replace my old phone with some new and shiny gizmo. The choice fell on the HTC Desire. It is a very slick device with capabilities and a level of freedom that far exceeds other similar devices I have considered.... read more.