This is a simple guide to getting BaasBox up and running on Ubuntu.
Using 3rd party libraries in playgrounds is a pain in the ass.
Implementing the BaasBox tutorial in Swift
Porting BaasBox tutorial from Objective-C to Swift
Consul seems to only store strings, this is how I worked around it.
Use consul as a facts source and use that to drive role behavior.
Little ruby script to take jira tickets and create todo item's Things.
Iconv errors running jekyll on OS X
Merry Christmas from The Cowboy! by Animade // Ready Steady bang wishes you all a merry Christmas! Get the game! http://bit.ly/syFrCz
Baroque.me: J.S. Bach - Cello Suite No. 1 - Prelude by Alexander Chen // Baroque.me (2011) by Alexander Chen. Video capture. http://bit.ly/uy6C1C visualizes ...
This striking Radiolab video made by Everynone was inspired by Radiolab’s Desperately Seeking Symmetry episode. Filmmakers Will Hoffman, Daniel Mercada...
El Empleo / The Employment by opusBou // www.opusbou.com.ar Cortometraje de animación / animated short film Ganador de 102 premios internacionales / Winner o...
tribute to drive by tom haugomat & bruno mangyoku // music:Glass Candy - Digital Versicolor Sound design: Alexandre Poirier
Composition in Red by TENDRIL // ABOUT Tendril is a relatively young studio and we are always looking for ways to experiment with the brand and its possibi...
Bizzle having himself a quick snack. Edit: Due to the unexpected popularity of this video, I don’t think I could live with myself if I didn’t use...
Operation: Bullride “For The Guys Edit” Shot on the Phantom Flex by Michael N Sutton // Operation: Bullride “Mostly for the Guys Edit”...
Finding Oregon by Uncage the Soul Productions // Produced 2011 by Uncage the Soul Productions Ben Canales, John Waller, Steve Engman, Blake Johnson http://bi...
Your Future Husband by Bradley Jackson // “Are you ready to meet your soulmate?” This film won “Funniest Filmmaker in Austin 2010” an...
The Shelter Pet Project is a public service ad campaign focused on spreading the word that pets in shelters are wonderful and lovable, and encouraging potent...
Al Jarnow’s “Cosmic Clock,” from PBS’s 3-2-1 Contact. A complete DVD of Jarnow’s films for PBS, as well as his independent work...
Portugal. The Man - Got It All (This Can’t be Living Now)http://bit.ly/eA8V8J
Code Swarm Data Visualization is awesome.
Time Machine Editor - Sane backup schedule!
Top 5 3D Android Games
Healthmonth makes staying fit a game.
Sesame Street on Tumblr!
My Mac OS X Terminal
Bash Reference CardHandful of things you should just know in Bash if you’re going to bother doing any heavy lifting with it. Also it will suck.
Cup of coffee. I’m boned.
Swirl: some sugar for TornadoSwirl introduces coroutines to tornado. This is really elegant. I’m planning on using it.
All icons are intended to be subtle, yet unique.
This will end well.
Simple DesktopsNice, simple, clean desktop wallpaper.
Bootstraping your cloud environment with puppet and mcollectiveGreat suggestions, might have to make a push for mcollective
Affirmations For the ADD-Addled
Selectivity vs Critical ThinkingReally nice. Reexamine your interactions with information. Probably worth going back to from time to time.
Chrome Add-On on DeliciousPretty standard, the awesome part is the search bar include delicious tags
Autojump is a Faster Way to Browse Your FilesystemBilled as a cd command that learns. Just started trying it out.
How to Play SNES on your iPadCool, extra points for using the Wii controller.
Implementing file locks using Python's with statement - amix.dkOk, that’s pretty cool.
Bash: parsing arguments with ‘getopts’Handy blog post for using getopts with bash. Used recently at work.
Tomboy/Installing/Mac - GNOME Live!Every now and then I google this. Finally it works as I expect it to. Tomboy config dir is symlinked to Dropbox.
Jailbreak iPhone 3G on iOS 4 With RedSn0wBoosh. All the fancy multitasking and wallpapers work with my 3G now. Worth it.
Vuvuzela + Doom
An App Store Gaming GuideSolid list of iPhone games. Can’t wait for more universal apps though
VMware Communities: VMware Project OnyxGenerates PowerCLI based on the mouse clicks you make in the vSphere Client. Handy for figuring out where to start wit...
Fixing GrowlMail in 10.6.4 (Mail 4.3) | langui.shQuick howto or patch on enabling growl for the latest version of Mail.app
slaughterhouse90210.tumblr.com: ““I see what is right and approve, but I do what is…”
From the Tips Box: Trimming Photos, Timed Shutdown, and Minimalist Twitter [From The Tips Box]
Classics in Lego. I still get a kick out of these when I see them. There are a few clever ones in the set. I’m a fan of ‘Tennis Girl’ in pa...
An Innovative Web: SaveTabs Safari Extension
Maps of cities, superimposed by the geolocations of photos taken by tourists (in red) and locals (in blue). Data mined by flickr. Seems like a cool way to bu...
Ira Glass on Being Wrong
Debugging Elusive Puppet Errors
where to find a prostitute in San Francisco
One-sentence eulogy for ‘Law & Order’
Why Everything Sucks, Why That’s Awesome, and How It’s Changing Us
Audible Beta for Android Closes the Audiobook Gap [Downloads]
This is right next door to Jive. I will miss half & half though.
The U-Socket Charges USB Devices Without an Adapter [Stuff We Like]
Oil spill is more than skin deep
OMAGOSH - 23 May 2010 - Flickr
You connect the [password] reset email through web services to a pizza delivery web site. They write the new password on a pizza in hot red chilli sauce. You...
The Broken Bells - The High Road
Marco.org: The iPad doesn’t need to do everything
How come forks have four tines?In a Guardian excerpt from the forthcoming At Home by Bill Bryson, some mysteries of the home are revealed. My favorite was wh...
Stripping Americans Of Their Citizenship – Lieberman Citizenship Bill
Happy Birthday to the Shell Script That Runs My Life
On the day that [Edison] first lit up a park with his new electric light, a reporter came up to him and asked him, ‘Do you think that someday ordinary people...
The telephone was an aberation in human development. It was a 70 year or so period where for some reason humans decided it was socially acceptable to ring a ...
Command-T for Vim, an awesome plugin
They're making a Dark Crystal sequel
Nintendo Prepares for War Against Apple
The Snake The Cross The Crown performing Cakewalk.
Juana Molina performing Un Dia live. So, it’s in Spanish but it has a Sigor Ros kind of feel. The lyrics blend with the music and get sampled and fed b...
The Browser Desktop, developer tools
Infographic, The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. via good.is
VirtualBox 3.2 Beta Virtualizes Mac OS X (On Macs) [Downloads]
Every asshole who ever chanted ‘Drill Baby Drill’ should have to report to the Gulf Coast today for cleanup duty.— Bill Maher (via asprettyasasong) (vi...
The Boars deal with all the time traveling. via grickle
jamtur01's puppet-scaffold at master - GitHubSimple templating scaffold for Puppet. I like it.
It is important to have questionable friends you can trust unconditionally.—— Chuck Klosterman, Downtown Owl
Acoustic version of Old Old Fashioned off of the (excellently titled) Midnight Organ Fight by the Frightened Rabbits.
powerpoint makes us stupid
Longform story: condensed.
Whisk(e)y Your Way
Colours In Cultures
webkit2pngKiller. Dead simple, in python, links to a linux equivalent.
This is totally badass.
Portland Hump Day has Launched
Managed Services with Puppet | Fandotech BlogOne of the few gentle introductions to a puppet architecture (of sorts). I’ve found elegant solution altho...
mindlocker.net - This looks very cool, a bliki built on django. The interesting thing is it is backed by github and evernote rather than a traditional db. Th...
Ra Ra Riot (from syracuse). Excellent song, love the lyrics, tempo, and video. Almost as good; Wes covers it in his side project with Rostam (from Vampire We...
build a better Ford
Fine Tune Volume Adjustment in OS X by Holding Alt/Option+Shift [Shortcuts]
How Much Do Music Artists Earn Online?
Wow, talk about redistribution of wealth.
rentzsch.tumblr.com: Pages-Only GitHub Projects
If Agile is going Lean, then get it right
damn, that’s harsh.
Doxie - the amazing scanner for documentsEvernote, dropbox, PAPERLESS OFFICE! Here I come.
This American InfographicBrilliant, combines my love of visualization with my love of NPR.
Obama is not a brown-skinned anti-war socialist who gives away free healthcare. You’re thinking of Jesus.—John Fugelsang (via fyeahsocialism) (via jewd...
pwnat - NAT to NAT client-server communicationThis shouldn’t work.
PLASTIC BAG | FUTURESTATES | ITVS (via IndiesLab)
The technology behind Tornado, FriendFeed's web server - Bret Taylor's blog3rd Party Authentication with Tornado, also a nice™ overview of the web framework.
The New Health Insurance Law and Your Money
James White’s Rules for Infrastructure
Hudson Manhattan Rye Whiskey
MiddleClick Adds Easy Middle Clicking to MacBook Touchpads and Magic Mouse [Downloads]
SupervisorPython watchdog / service daemon. Looks classy and I like the platform support.
calls to Illinois Poison Control
30 Hour Drunk: Do You Have What it Takes?
Chat Roulette Funny Piano Improv #1 (via PianoChatImprov)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-3-14)
Django | Outputting CSV with Django | Django documentationCSV export from a django app. Rad. I have to say, getting my django app to a useful stage took fore...
BikePortland.org » Blog Archive » What to do if you’ve been hitGood advice, it’s worth reviewing now and again.
Rio PMP300 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tecmo Bowl Throwback - remake on PS3 Network and Xbox Arcade. I’m looking forward to playing again, it is the only football game I was ever any good at...
Anyone Else Die A Little On The Inside Just Now?
Launch Games and Emulator ROMs from Boxee [Games]
Interview with Dave Eggers on his new book and whatnot. Looks interesting and I respect the dude. Also he runs a pirate store. +10 points.
Yay new Murder by Death and they’ll be here on April 6th. Badass.
web2py Bayesian classifier and databases « web2pyInteresting approach to populating databases with sanitized data. It’s a perennial problem in developm...
If you watch ‘Pretty Woman’ backwards, it’s a movie about Richard Gere turning Julia Roberts into a prostitute.—mattwestcott
A while ago Rands posted about books and what they say about their owners.
Mayor of the North PoleLovely story about what happens with an open api and growing pains. Really creative with his accounts and check-in on foursquare. I th...
kill -0 | final cogI must admit, after a decade of working professionally with unix/linux, that I had never encountered kill -0 until TODAY.
Welcome | Ibis ReaderWeb based ePub reader, works on the iPhone and the Androids. Pretty cool.
btail - a bayesian log filterBtail monitors a logfile for specific events. To do this it uses a bayesian filter to determine what events are worth passing th...
Scout Books » 33 Bottles of Beer
Irradiated Software - SizeUpWonderful. This gives me the keyboard shortcuts I’ve been looking for to move windows and do basic tile management. Also ma...
What if instead of human versus machine we played as partners? My brainchild saw the light of day in a match in 1998 in León, Spain, and we called it “Advanc...
iphotoexport - Liberation?iphotoexport allows you to export and synchronize your iPhoto library to a folder tree. It preserves both the original and modified...
iPhone games for kids
One, I was not a werewolf. Two, one of these bastards was an amazing liar. And three, the other guy was a total moron. I just couldn’t figure out which...
Is the singularity here yet?View the page source. It amused me.
First-person perspective of a bus crash
Searching through Evernote with Google ChromeEvernote is nice but it’s a second class citizen on linux, the web client isn’t *bad* but I’m ...
Social IT SoftwareI’m surprised the footprint is so large and I haven’t heard of them. Interesting stuff though.
Dropbox Web Directory
Hack Your Kindle to Support Bluetooth [DIY]Interesting … I guess.
Q: How soon after the U.S Postal Service issue the Calvin stamp will you send a letter with one on the envelope?
VMware Server Console plugin for Firefox does not work with firefox 3.6.x I hope that saves an hour of your day as well.
ShareFireI’ve had no luck with rss readers native to linux. If anyone has any suggestions feel free, cause this is the best I’ve found.
Getting Back to a Pure Gnome on UbuntuAwesome. Gives you the apt line you need to get rid of all KDE components.
Turbo tax tries to screw you out of the $19.95 e-file fee for state taxes. Just mail your state taxes in, only e-file federal. The only downside is TurboTax ...
Tools - Offensive-security.com
Sysadmin is changing. Glad it’s still open source.
Where's the Beef? Portland's Best Westside Happy Hour BurgersMaking me hungry. Stupid Diet
High and low, real and tiny
I like the title of the original post the best … Distúrbio de Déficit de Atenção
Install Adobe AIR Linux 1.5 on 64-bit Linux distributionsWow, this is way easier to get working on 64-bit than flash. Way to suck anyway adobe.
Nirvana Covers Seasons in the Sun. Cobain on drums …
So I plan on posting a little roundup of my first week at work. But it’s safe to say it’s going pretty well and I’m enjoying it quite a bit...
Rock, Modest Mouse, rock.
Craig Ferguson is the best late night show still. His monologe shows why, in other news. Donate to Haiti relief.
SnapsortLet’s you compare and choose camera’s. Nice tool.
In the sea of negativity that my blog sometimes is, I feel I have to commend a computer accessory...
In the sea of negativity that my blog sometimes is, I feel I have to commend a computer accessory...Nice writeup on drobo being a superhero.
What Do You Wish For Most?
FOSSCasts - Episode 19 -Using the Mutt Email Client With Gmail - Free Linux, Unix, and Open Source Screencasts
FOSSCasts - Episode 19 -Using the Mutt Email Client With Gmail - Free Linux, Unix, and Open Source ScreencastsAwesome.
Oregon State University Open Source Lab using Puppet
Applications I Use on OSXI’ve been keeping this reasonably up to date. Again due to the migration that’s coming up I wanted to make sure it’...
The Nation: The Migration Back To Local Banks : NPRI can’t get behind this enough. I just did this earlier this week. If the government won’t sto...
So I’m getting ready to format and reinstall from scratch on my macbook. I’m doing a little do diligence for keeping track of some of the crap I ...
Rackspace Cloud Computing & Hosting | 6 Tips For Hosting WordPress On Rackspace Cloud SitesDecent tips for wordpress on rackspace. I’ll have to go...
Palm’s Verizon WebOS Phones Will Feature Built-In Tethering
Totally digging my music profile from last.fm and flavors.me
Shakespeare does The Big Lebowski
map of the u.s.a.
visualvm: HomeAll in One Java Troubleshooting tool. It looks cool.
Some people turn sad awfully young. No special reason, it seems, but they seem almost to be born that way. They bruise easier, tire faster, cry quicker, reme...
This looks pretty sweet. Boxee & Drobo perhaps?
Victorian Infographics - a set on FlickrData visualizations from the Victorian period. Weird.
Google is now in the phone business. It is competing with phone makers, including all of its partners that have licensed Android for use in their own phones ...
It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we’ve got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark and we’re wearing sunglasses. Hit it!—Elwood, The Blues B...
Never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line!—Vizzini, The Princess Bride
The danger of letting your girlfriend have access to your netflix queue.
How to: Delete all photos off an iPhone by Colin DevroeI am so happy to find this. There are may times I’ve wanted to delete photos after an import but...
Setting up FTPS using vsftpd for Wordpress plugins auto upgrade | Praveen KumarI dislike Wordpress’s mechnism for updates. It works but I wish it used ...
Magnetic coffee sleeve. This is actually a pretty sharp idea.
Liquidware Antipasto: The First 10 Things Everyone Does with their New ArduinoI did most of these. I need to find a project for it.
Tutorial: Use Coda with locally stored Django documentation - Small VictoryCoda is a little bit wonky but I can get behind the books part. This is a quick ho...
Responsible Open Source Code ParentingAs usual Jeff Atwood is dead on. Gruber is very much an apple kind of guy and the way he’s been running markdown ...
So I’ve been watching Android a lot lately, the Droid in particular. In general I’ve been hoping for Android equivalents for my favorite applicat...
Mostly-Random Password Generator | Heather RiversBrilliant and classy.
I love this photo set of Persona Diptych’s on flickr. A diptych is any object with two flat plates attached at a hinge. In the ancient world these were...
A little clip from a movie I loved, ‘Waking Life’. I watched it again over the holiday and found it didn’t age as well as I hoped. The part...
I think this pretty much sews up the argument.
Why are Europeans white?I’ve always wondered this, very interesting.
A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.—Hunter Stockton Thompson
wonderful shot film of what-ifs.
Vimeo's 25 favorite videos of 2009 on Vimeo Staff Blogdalasverdugo:
Alone is an unfortunate predicament. Lone is an aesthetic choice.—The Tick
Who doesn’t love a nice depth of field shot.
I have had very few heroes in my life—mostly they’re people who’ve been arrested.—George Carlin (via marco)
Jamie’s mom made me a stocking. (jamie’s is a ballet slipper, her mom’s is a high heel, etc) I got converse :)
Whiskey from the hudson valley. It’s pretty tasty. Buzzco you should find it.
Home Alone, the Twitter versionwow.
I took this through a fence. I like how the reflection looks so much cleaner than the real world.
Great little computer animated short film from Rodrigo Blaas. Another example of Vimeo having stellar content.
Most Popular Free iPhone Apps (and Posts) of 2009 [Best Of 2009]Excellent set of apps. No google voice still really burns me. Maybe enough to Jailbreak.
What clever relationship "hacks" have you come up with?Great list of suggestions. I particularly like notashroom’s input and the 5 - 3 - 1 game.
Oh hell yes. Jamie and I are totally making these things.
Bon Iver does a good job but there are just so many great performances in here. I’ve been listening to them all morning while I work.
Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink.—Charles Bukowski
I like vimeo a lot, it has taken a long time to grow on me but I think it’s content sets it apart. It has gained a reputation as catering to a high end...
It’s important to blow your mind every now and then.
Someone with a megaphone is claiming to be the real Santa. The rest disagree.
I’m pretty sure that won’t parse…
Passive MonitorGood ideas for passive monitoring of a system. I like simple pieces that bolt together. Complexity begets complexity.
tarpipeThought it was cool, turns out I don’t really like it. Seems something like ping.fm meets yahoo pipes.
Ninite Easy PC Setup and Multiple App Installer - Great For Win7 UpgradesSnazzy, I don’t set up many Windows machines, but this is handy.
The People SpeakLoosely based on Howard Zinn’s ‘A People’s History of the United States’. Excellent collection of performances of Let...