Month: March 2019

  • Quick and dirty real-time sync of local dir into a container (perhaps in Kubernetes)

    OK this is a bit of a hack. But lets say you want to be editing files in a directory. Each time you write one, you want it synced into some container. This is obviously for development purposes. Well I present the below hacklet. It uses the inotifycall of Linux, watching the current directory. Each […]

  • The sad SaaS state of software sufferin’ succotash

    The sad SaaS state of software sufferin’ succotash

    Recently I was looking to add OAuth2 login to my wordpress system. Side note: when you see an icon ‘sign-in with Google/Github/…’ on a site, please use that, rather than creating a new account. The protocol is called ‘OAuth2’. Its not (usually) giving that new site permission to read your gmail, rather its allowing you […]

  • Premature tire removal!

    I wrote just a couple of days ago about the excitement of removing the snow tires. The strategy and gamble of “will it snow again”. I present to you might front yard this am. Very snowy 🙂 Its going to be a slippery ride in to work without my studded tires. Murphy, you great trickster […]

  • The rite of spring (snow tire removal, not stravinsky)

    The rite of spring (snow tire removal, not stravinsky)

    Every year in mid march people start to get antsy. There’s still some snow, but its nearing spring, maybe I should swap my snow tires out. For those unfortunate enough to live where they don’t understand the concept of snow tires, its simple. When the ground is cold, rubber is harder, and gets less traction. […]

  • Productivity in the new world economy: machines create and consume information

    Productivity in the new world economy: machines create and consume information

    machines creating, and consuming content. Soon only the poor people will read Facebook threads, if you are wealthy enough you can turn the internet off for a bit.